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Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,146
Posted By Jimidiguana

Iím finding claris to be 240ish, sora to be $350...

Iím finding claris to be 240ish, sora to be $350 ish and 5800 used is about $450. $350 is my absolute limit for a groupset as far as price goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,146
Posted By Jimidiguana

Can you direct me to where iíd be able to find...

Can you direct me to where iíd be able to find 5700/5800 for cheap. It seems on ebay, most of the groupsets being sold are out of my budget by $100-200.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,146
Posted By Jimidiguana

Iím choosing the group set for a bike build iím...

Iím choosing the group set for a bike build iím doing so iíll be buying it separately from the frame and other components.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,146
Posted By Jimidiguana

R2000 Claris vs R3000 Sora

What are the main differences between Shimano Claris R2000 and Sora R3000 besides the jump from 8 speed to 9 speed cassettes. How much of a weight saving do you get from paying more for Sora. I'm on...
10-26-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Jimidiguana

Terrible, Awful, Horrible noises coming from front disc brake! Please help!

Over the last month that I've had a new rigid fork on my mtb, a scraping noise has been getting progressively worse. I used to only hear it when I was standing out of the saddle and putting power...
11-27-18, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Jimidiguana

Thanks so much, thatís exactly what i need for...

Thanks so much, thatís exactly what i need for this project.
11-25-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Jimidiguana

are either of these compatible with shadow rear...

are either of these compatible with shadow rear mechs?
11-24-18, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Jimidiguana

Drop bar conversion

So, im putting drop bars on my xc bike that im converting to a gravelish bike. I bought a origin 8 Gary sweep drop bar. I would like to keep my current 1 by 10 slx setup on my bike and use road a...
09-26-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jimidiguana

Would putting drop extensions inside the brakes...

Would putting drop extensions inside the brakes on the bars be a decent option. I would plan on getting a longer stem and more angled saddle to compensate for it.
09-24-18, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jimidiguana

Ill defiantly look into them, thanks for the...

Ill defiantly look into them, thanks for the help!

Edit: I like the varied hand positions they seem to offer, however the sweep on the bars might throw off my posture and weight might be a concern.
09-24-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jimidiguana

Bullhorn bar conversion on mtb to gravel bike

I am looking to either get bar ends onto my xc/ gravel bike or bullhorns. I have a couple concerns. First off, I'm concerned that putting bar ends on my 780 mm bars would feel wide and awkward....
09-02-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jimidiguana

Alright, thx everyone, I got it working last...

Alright, thx everyone, I got it working last night and all is good!
09-01-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jimidiguana

Alright, ill go test that. The other thing I'm...

Alright, ill go test that. The other thing I'm concerned about is the position my derailleur is in mounted on the frame. I tried to line It up with the angle of the old one, but I might be off. Does...
09-01-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jimidiguana

Is the lower limit screw referring to when the...

Is the lower limit screw referring to when the derailleur cage is over the largest casette gear(aka the 42 tooth on mine)?
09-01-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jimidiguana

Do I need to loosen cable tension on the rear...

Do I need to loosen cable tension on the rear derailleur before adjusting limit screws? My rear derailleur and shifter are 10 speed SLX Shimano, sorry for the confusion. I have moved my rear...
08-31-18, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Jimidiguana

Rear derailleur adjustment

Hello, I am currently fitting a 1 by 10 drivetrain to my Giant talon. Ive ran into an issue during adjusting my 10 speed SLX rear derailleur r. It fails to shift to the largest ring on the cassette....
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