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07-26-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,952
Posted By noOriginalNames

Update on my ordeal. Ordered the Lake MX238s in...

Update on my ordeal. Ordered the Lake MX238s in 45.5 and 46. Ended up keeping the 46s. Cost me a fortune but holy crap these shoes are incredible! I put them on, tighten them down, start pedaling,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,859
Posted By noOriginalNames

According to Bikeradar the construction and...

According to Bikeradar the construction and carbon quality between the Caledonia and the Caledonia 5 is the same, but one is more aero. If you dont care about fenders or extra mounts the Aspero looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By noOriginalNames

I have no personal experience but Quad Lock seem...

I have no personal experience but Quad Lock seem to get rave reviews for a phone mounting solution, although you need to use their case. It's worth looking into.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,354
Posted By noOriginalNames

I think you could make a super cool resto-mod...

I think you could make a super cool resto-mod type build with that frame and modern components (groupset, wheels, finishing kit etc), but that could end up costing you as much as a new bike depending...
07-01-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,952
Posted By noOriginalNames

Thanks, it sounds like your good foot is a little...

Thanks, it sounds like your good foot is a little longer then mine... 45.5 might be the right size, but the 46s are on sale, the 45.5s are going to cost me $500... Maybe I could fill up a little...
06-30-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,952
Posted By noOriginalNames

Question for the lake shoe owners. How does the...

Question for the lake shoe owners. How does the length compare to other brands like Specialized and Shimano? I am really interested in the Lake 237/238 shoes but am unsure of size. I measured my feet...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By noOriginalNames

Some 3 bolt shoes allow for adjustment (Shimano I...

Some 3 bolt shoes allow for adjustment (Shimano I believe is one brand) while others do not. It is also my understanding that certain brands (Fizik) drill the holes further forward, while other...
06-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,952
Posted By noOriginalNames

I can certainly empathize with the shoe woes,...

I can certainly empathize with the shoe woes, although my feet aren't all that big (USA 12ish). After a ton of online research, deliberation and trying on everything at a LBS, I had them order a pair...
05-31-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,074
Posted By noOriginalNames

Cannondale Synapse, Trek Domane, Cervelo C Series...

Cannondale Synapse, Trek Domane, Cervelo C Series can all accommodate fenders and come with varying qualities of carbon and di2 in their different builds. Find some shops and start test riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,206
Posted By noOriginalNames

Does the bike fit and do you want it to do...

Does the bike fit and do you want it to do something different than it currently does?

If you are unhappy with the fit (want a more aggressive or relaxed position than you can get on this frame)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,064
Posted By noOriginalNames

I am no where near as experienced with the myriad...

I am no where near as experienced with the myriad of bikes out there like some others may be, but I really enjoy my C3. It's a few years old and although I don't have as many kms on it as I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By noOriginalNames

Thanks for the additional input guys. I ended up...

Thanks for the additional input guys. I ended up buying a couple of sizes and I will see what fits. I am a little concerned about the potential lack of padding in the tongue area and how that will...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By noOriginalNames

Question for you guys givent that the RC7s are...

Question for you guys givent that the RC7s are the shoes I'm looking at. How much padding is in the tongue area or top of the shoe? Reason I ask is I have a bone growth/deposit on the top (dorsal)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By noOriginalNames

Thanks for the input guys. I have accepted I...

Thanks for the input guys. I have accepted I might need to order a couple pairs and return the ones that don't fit as well, I just wanted to get close with the sizes I order. It sounds like 47 should...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By noOriginalNames

Shimano Road Shoe Sizing

Hi all, I'm looking at a new pair of road shoes and I don't have many options in my size to try on given the state of many retail options at the moment. I have found some RC7 shoes online at a shop...
10-06-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,858
Posted By noOriginalNames

Both are great bikes, ride them both and see...

Both are great bikes, ride them both and see which one you like the most/fits the best. Once you start looking at higher quality bikes, like those made by the likes of Cannondale, Trek, Giant,...
08-27-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,088
Posted By noOriginalNames

I'm a big Francis Cade fan, lots of really...

I'm a big Francis Cade fan, lots of really interesting people and events in his videos and he ends up riding in a lot places I can only dream of riding.
08-27-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,260
Posted By noOriginalNames

That is a significant drop in stack height. The...

That is a significant drop in stack height. The drop from a 58 cm Domane to a 56 cm bike in the 2020 range is only 20 mm. How you have the front end of your bike setup currently also effects things...
08-27-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,424
Posted By noOriginalNames

Based purely on my own experiences as a taller...

Based purely on my own experiences as a taller rider (6'4") and buying a bike that was too small, then buying a bike that was the right size, and then working with a fitter I would think the 64cm...
08-01-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,322
Posted By noOriginalNames

Purchased from a shop locally but didn't do my...

Purchased from a shop locally but didn't do my homework on what I really needed in terms of fit, the individual at the shop also claimed it fit me fine... I purchased a bike that while it was an...
07-31-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,322
Posted By noOriginalNames

Trek Domane Cannondale Synapse Giant Defy ...

Trek Domane
Cannondale Synapse
Giant Defy
Specialized Roubiax
Cervelo C3

Lots of great options out there, any of the big brands or brands sold at a local specialty bike shop would serve you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,697
Posted By noOriginalNames

I still have the stock rims and 28mm tires (that...

I still have the stock rims and 28mm tires (that measure pretty much bang on 28mm) on the bike, but I am really enjoying the bike, smooth, fast and fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-18, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,708
Posted By noOriginalNames

I will second the Kona recommendation. Couple of...

I will second the Kona recommendation. Couple of options in steel and Ti frame sets available, I'm sure your local dealer could give you some guidance even if they don't have them in stock. The Kona...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-18, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,697
Posted By noOriginalNames

The C3 is $3165 with taxes, a Domane SL5...

The C3 is $3165 with taxes, a Domane SL5 (standard or gravel) would be about $3840... I live in Canada, bikes (and many other things) are quite expensive here...



It doesn't have to be crazy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,697
Posted By noOriginalNames

If I could find a Domane in my size to test ride...

If I could find a Domane in my size to test ride I would consider it, but again, it's quite a bit more money than the Cervelo for a similarly spec'd bike. I think I may just buy the C3. I rode it on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,697
Posted By noOriginalNames

33mm really? Would you mind snapping a quick...

33mm really? Would you mind snapping a quick picture of the clearance where the chain stays meet the bottom bracket? That looked like the tightest spot on the bike I rode the other day. Love the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,697
Posted By noOriginalNames

Cervelo C3 as all-rounder?

I have been casually looking at bikes lately, sort of thinking of something gravelly but the selection in my area in my size is quite poor. I'm 6'4" with longer legs and a shorter upper body with...
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