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07-13-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By biketampa

R7000 crankset with 5800 FD

R7000 crankset with 5800 FD. Any issues with this?
Rest of group set is 5800
06-17-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By biketampa

definitely disclose the issue. Why not take it to...

definitely disclose the issue. Why not take it to a bike shop and have them look at it?
06-14-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

Thanks. I have to decide what I really want to...

Thanks. I have to decide what I really want to do. I need to weigh my current wheels and my bike I decide what approach to weight shedding Iíll take. Thereís always an option of a new bike as well.
06-13-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

I can drive there. I didnít realize they had a...

I can drive there. I didnít realize they had a shop you can go into.
06-12-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

Is 24 spoke count high enough for rough gravel?

Is 24 spoke count high enough for rough gravel?
06-11-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

Thanks for the links. Good price on those.

Thanks for the links. Good price on those.
06-11-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

I hadn't heard of Hunt wheels before. But...

I hadn't heard of Hunt wheels before. But looking on line seems like people like them.
06-11-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

no. I don't want to go too light. I'm not a...

no. I don't want to go too light. I'm not a heavy rider but some of the gravel riding I've done I still would want to make sure to have strong wheels
06-11-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

ha! I don't live in Tampa anymore and don't know...

ha! I don't live in Tampa anymore and don't know if I can change my profile name. I'm now near Atlanta so plenty of climbing especially around north georgia. I got my tamland thru the corp discount...
06-11-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

I do need to weigh the wheels. I researched...

I do need to weigh the wheels. I researched awhile back and thought they were 1900+g. My wheels came on my 2017 Raleigh Tamland 1. I like the bike but it's heavy and if I wasn't doing any climbing...
06-11-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By biketampa

Light-ish wheelset for gravelbiking

I donít think Iíd want to spend the money on carbon wheels for gravel biking but maybe some light-ish alloy wheels. I really donít have much of an idea what would be considered light. Any...
04-07-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By biketampa

thatís becoming my experience. I had a bike shop...

thatís becoming my experience. I had a bike shop replace my bottom bracket day I was trying to leave for a race. I would have gladly paid more but they were super cool about it. I miss that bike...
04-07-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By biketampa

I just wanted to get a sense of others...

I just wanted to get a sense of others experiences to gauge whether Iím just being impatient. And actually current bike shop did call me and apologize profusely for not getting it done on initial...
04-07-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By biketampa

Both are pretty established shops but one seems...

Both are pretty established shops but one seems to always be looking for new staff which obviously adds to issues if theyíre always training new staff. I think I was spoiled by my previous bike shops...
04-07-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By biketampa

Reasonable timeframes for bike shop repairs

Iíve been doing a fair amount of my own bike maintenance but if I get stuck, donít have time, donít have the tools, or itís something too complex for me I will take it to the shop. But the last...
04-01-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By biketampa

that's definitely the areas that get the most...

that's definitely the areas that get the most crap. and I've been lazy on occasion cleaning my bike after a long ride and come back for the next ride and it won't shifter as the cable routing on the...
03-31-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By biketampa

took it into to the shop today. Mechanic did say...

took it into to the shop today. Mechanic did say sometimes they are removable and sometimes they are not. Iím going to let them sort it out. I think it just needs an end cap part that is large...
03-31-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By biketampa

I suspect thatís the case. Maybe when I removed...

I suspect thatís the case. Maybe when I removed the brake housing initially the part came out with it and I didnít notice. Iím actually going to take it to a Jamis bike dealer today and have them...
03-31-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By biketampa

its not the cable housing end cap. The cable stop...

its not the cable housing end cap. The cable stop hole on the front is big enough to easily allow the cable housing with end cap to slide in and out of the frame. The rear cable stop seems to have...
03-30-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By biketampa

Internal routing frame cable stop

Iím changing out an internally routed brake cable and ran into an issue. My bike is a 2014 Jamie Ventura race. On top tube it has two cable stops. One entering and one exiting. Below is NOT my bike...
01-02-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By biketampa

Seat post - redshift sports shockstop or thudbuster

looking for opinions on redshift sports shockstop or thudbuster. I guess just thudbuster since shockstop is not quite out yet
11-28-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,559
Posted By biketampa

ive used their wet lube. Seems fine. Also used...

ive used their wet lube. Seems fine. Also used squirt chain lube. Both seem fine
11-28-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,559
Posted By biketampa

i believe there is a GCN video about cleaning...

i believe there is a GCN video about cleaning your bike quickly and he washes the his bike and uses WD40 to line the chain. Point being it will work itís just a lune you would apply regularly
11-28-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,092
Posted By biketampa

great deal on those. I can wait so picked up the...

great deal on those. I can wait so picked up the 43s
11-28-18, 08:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,559
Posted By biketampa

what is your reasoning for not wanting to use a...

what is your reasoning for not wanting to use a dry lube designed for bike use? do you have a local bike shop to purchase the lube from?
11-27-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By biketampa

so I have downtube barrel adjusters that I wish...

so I have downtube barrel adjusters that I wish to replace. To remove the old ones, does the top part (your top middle pic) just come off as well as the spring and then the other part just unscrews?
11-26-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 77,929
Posted By biketampa

Got the redshift sports shockstop stem.

Got the redshift sports shockstop stem.
11-26-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By biketampa

for rear derailleur, I obviously have to...

for rear derailleur, I obviously have to occasionally adjust the barrel adjuster there. But for front derailleur, barrel adjustment is not something I feel like Iíve done. Iíve occasionally adjusted...
11-25-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By biketampa

yep. Cutthroat would have worked well. Iíll...

yep. Cutthroat would have worked well. Iíll definitely have larger tires next year which hopefully will help. My bike being steel is a bit heavy.
11-24-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By biketampa

any specific clamp you recommend?

any specific clamp you recommend?
11-24-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By biketampa

Braze on front derailleur with adapter for clamp?

I accidentally ordered a Shimano 105 5800 31.8 clamp front derailleur when I actually need a 34.9. Now I canít seem to find a 34.9 size for Shimano 105. It seems that I can order a Shimano 105 braze...
11-24-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By biketampa

i think this was what I was thinking. Iíve mostly...

i think this was what I was thinking. Iíve mostly just ended up adjustments to limiter screws. Itís rare that Iím adjusting the cable tension.
11-23-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By biketampa

challenging. I definitely needed at least the...

challenging. I definitely needed at least the 40mm tire. It was a very hilly course. Almost 7000 ft of climbing in 63 miles. The first half was better suited to a mountain bike. Very rocky both on...
11-22-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By biketampa

itís a road bike. Standard drop bars. Double...

itís a road bike. Standard drop bars. Double chainring
11-22-18, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By biketampa

Is inline adjuster for front DR needed?

Iím upgrading from tiagra which has barrel adjuster on side of shifter for front DR to Shimano 105. Is an in-line barrel adjuster necessary? Or is it something that will be a pain for me later on if...
11-20-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,551
Posted By biketampa

is there any maintenance required with Di2 that...

is there any maintenance required with Di2 that you canít easily do yourself? I donít think Iíll be upgrading anytime soon to Di2 but most I talk to love it. Iím trying to keep stuff on my bike that...
11-13-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By biketampa

do you need it to provide resistance? already...

do you need it to provide resistance? already pointed out are rollers and stac zero. newest stac zero can provide resistance. direct drive trainers are now very quiet.
11-07-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

thanks for the link. that might be another...

thanks for the link. that might be another option.
11-07-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By biketampa

what problem are you trying to solve?

what problem are you trying to solve?
11-06-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

cool. Thanks. Iíll have to decide if I want to go...

cool. Thanks. Iíll have to decide if I want to go 11-34 or 11-36
11-06-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

excellent thanks.

excellent thanks.
11-06-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

is the difference between a 11/32 and 11/34...

is the difference between a 11/32 and 11/34 pretty noticeable?
11-06-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

i just read specs for latest Shimano 105 and...

i just read specs for latest Shimano 105 and there are specíd to 34t.
11-06-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

good to know. Main reason I want to keep my 50/34...

good to know. Main reason I want to keep my 50/34 chainring is I have my crankarm power meter so I prefer to keep that.
11-06-18, 05:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

interesting.

interesting.
11-05-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,180
Posted By biketampa

Shimano 105 rd compatible with larger than 32t cassette?

Is shimano 105 rd compatible with larger than a 32t cassette without something like roadlink? I know shimano's site states 32t max but are people having success with 11-34 cassette? my crankset is...
11-02-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By biketampa

Thanks for all the replies. Sounds like more...

Thanks for all the replies. Sounds like more wiping is better.
11-01-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By biketampa

How thoroughly to wipe chain after lubing?

i know to wipe the sides of the chains but should I leave the rollers be and not wipe them or has lube gotten down instead where it needs to be and I can wipe as thoroughly as I want?
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By biketampa

Anybody use Bike Closet?

any body purchase from bike closet? Iíve never heard of them before now
09-11-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 16,428
Posted By biketampa

There are plenty of good bikes under $4k. I would...

There are plenty of good bikes under $4k. I would say even some decent $1k road bikes out there. And you can get plenty of end of year or just holiday deals if you just look for them. The most Iíve...
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