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06-05-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By aggiegrads

If you want to get the ends of the cable tie...

If you want to get the ends of the cable tie flush, use a fingernail clipper to trim the ends. It makes a nice touch.
05-02-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cpach

I'm not sure about being especially easy mounting...

I'm not sure about being especially easy mounting (harder with tubeless in general, although a deep center channel helps), but for general use nice road wheels some rims I'd look at (off the top of...
04-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,210
Posted By base2

Congratulations on getting them on. Seriously,...

Congratulations on getting them on. Seriously, give them a chance. The tubeless version is tighter fit & that is by design because it is intended to be run without tubes. Set once & never bothered...
04-01-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,210
Posted By Gresp15C

My spouse has "tubeless ready" rims on her new...

My spouse has "tubeless ready" rims on her new bike, and she has me on a mission to find a conventional wheelset so she can fix a flat if necessary while out on the road. Some things are best left to...
03-29-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By Paul Barnard

Go with compressionless housing.

Go with compressionless housing.
03-29-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By csport

I run TRP Spyres on my bike. I can confirm what...

I run TRP Spyres on my bike. I can confirm what others said regarding compressionless: switching to Jagwire Road Pro made a huge difference for me. There are also very good Reaction cables/housing...
03-29-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By cpach

Compressionless legimately helps meaningfully....

Compressionless legimately helps meaningfully. I'm pretty sure TRP recommends installing with it.
03-28-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By cyccommute

Thereís an error in your procedure. Backing out...

Thereís an error in your procedure. Backing out the 3mm pad adjusters is wrong. Loosen the caliper mounting bolts, then turn the 3mm pad adjusters in so that they are about equal. The rotor should...
03-28-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By Trevtassie

Somebody mentioned to check your housing. ...

Somebody mentioned to check your housing. Squeeze the brake levers gently until you feel a reasonable resistance. Looking at the lever on the caliper squeeze the buggery out of the brake lever and...
03-28-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By SalsaShark

To allign the caliper on the Spyre brakes: loosen...

To allign the caliper on the Spyre brakes: loosen cable attachment bolt, back out the 3mm pad adjusters fully, loosen caliper mounting bolts, adjust caliper position so that the disc rotor is dead...
03-10-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,085
Posted By GeneO

Been following. Good to hear!

Been following. Good to hear!
02-24-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By Steve B.

You would not like Synchro Shifting on a Di2...

You would not like Synchro Shifting on a Di2 system.

But in all truth, once I figured out how the rim was different and what was going on, itís really easy. Old dog, new trick was all.
02-24-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the...

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the install hard, I make myself simulate fixing a flat to ensure that the tools/knowledge I have are up to the task before i have to do it in a non fun...
02-12-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,088
Posted By Slightspeed

I got a new issue (April 2020) of Road Bike...

I got a new issue (April 2020) of Road Bike Action Magazine today and it has a nice article on the All City Zig Zag with hydraulic 105 group for $2699. They said lots of nice things about it. Funny,...
02-12-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,088
Posted By pattrick

Thank you for the post.

I have been looking for a new do it all type cruiser. This bike has popped up on my radar but I have been waiting for some reviews. For once I am flush with cash yet my indecisiveness keeps me from...
02-11-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,003
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

A long commute on bike-unfriendly roads, two kids...

A long commute on bike-unfriendly roads, two kids still at home and an elderly mom all demand time. I still manage at least one, sometimes two weekend rides. I try to fit at least one ride on Zwift...
02-11-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,003
Posted By Leebo

Bikes=life. Used to bike commute, work from home...

Bikes=life. Used to bike commute, work from home now, mt bike whenever I can, fat bike in the winter too. Kids are older now, no issues. Would take the tandem to soccer practice with my daughter on...
11-18-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,638
Posted By TiHabanero

What I have discovered about what makes a bike...

What I have discovered about what makes a bike feel "fast" are the wheels and trail. Light wheels jump nicely, and are interpreted by the brain as "fast". 60mm trail in my book is the perfect medium...
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