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12-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By tsmith41094

Once the we get closer, individual stages will...

Once the we get closer, individual stages will show up on the Companion app and on their website. This is where you get signed up, and where all the stage specifics will be listed (total distance, #...
12-23-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By tsmith41094

Recently shipped one of my bikes down to my...

Recently shipped one of my bikes down to my parents' place to have when I visit.

Took the bike to my LBS and they handled disassembly and packaging. Was $40-50 for them to pack it up, $120ish for...
12-22-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,329
Posted By tsmith41094

I've got 2 Canyons (Aeroad and Ultimate) both...

I've got 2 Canyons (Aeroad and Ultimate) both size 2XL. I'm 6'6'' (198cm) with a 38/39in inseam.

Both fit great but have slightly different geometries. Aeroad is more aggressive making it feel...
12-12-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,212
Posted By tsmith41094

Thanks everyone for all the input, very much...

Thanks everyone for all the input, very much appreciated!

I've been doing quite a bit of research on these rims (Mavic Cosmic Pro Exalith) and it looks like the rim bed and brake surface may...
12-12-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,212
Posted By tsmith41094

Thank you to all who identified my gross...

Thank you to all who identified my gross mischaracterization of fastening agents. I tried to salvage what I could in the description.
12-11-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,212
Posted By tsmith41094

Nail damage to carbon rim - still safe to use?

Had a SCREW go straight through my tire/tube and into my rim during my ride today.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/473x499/nail_710307670e2c5a8973426f56cc1f1a6c6950a398.jpg
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11-22-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By tsmith41094

Anyone have experience with a Trek rear Isospeed?

Have a Trek with the adjustable rear Isospeed Decoupler in the head tube. Have been getting a creaking noise during my last few rides most noticeable when climbing in the saddle.

Went through a...
10-25-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,743
Posted By tsmith41094

If you've got a good local mechanic, you...

If you've got a good local mechanic, you shouldn't have any issues. Canyons are great bikes.

As far as their road bikes go, proprietary parts really only show up on the Ultimate and Aeroad...
10-16-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,743
Posted By tsmith41094

Amen to that!!

Amen to that!!
10-15-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,743
Posted By tsmith41094

Could not agree more. Great bikes.....until you...

Could not agree more. Great bikes.....until you need help. It has somewhat diminished the Canyon "value proposition" for me.

Ended up going another route with my most recent purchase and was...
10-14-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,839
Posted By tsmith41094

Shane Miller just posted a video on this. Bummer...

Shane Miller just posted a video on this. Bummer to see this happen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3GGUVK0gCg
10-13-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By tsmith41094

Actually moved components over to a new frame so...

Actually moved components over to a new frame so I think my LBS had to re-bleed the system when they did the build. Maybe something went wrong there? And maybe that's where the pads/rotors picked up...
10-13-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,743
Posted By tsmith41094

Just an FYI - ordered a new H11 integrated...

Just an FYI - ordered a new H11 integrated cockpit for my Ultimate last Friday and it is expected to be delivered this Thurs/Fri. Not too bad.
10-13-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By tsmith41094

Would that have anything to do with the noise?

Would that have anything to do with the noise?
10-13-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By tsmith41094

Bike just recently got built so I cant imagine...

Bike just recently got built so I cant imagine it's a wear issue. Think there could have been a mistake made in the initial bleeding process?
10-13-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By tsmith41094

Need some help with disc brakes

Brakes are squealing in a pretty big way and lever has started to feel mushy (lever travel has increased). Stopping power definitely feels weaker. Attached a couple videos to show what's going on. ...
10-09-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,769
Posted By tsmith41094

Train tracks. Not a fan.

Train tracks. Not a fan.
10-09-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,941
Posted By tsmith41094

Interesting convo with my LBS last week (also a...

Interesting convo with my LBS last week (also a Trek dealer). Said at this time last year Trek was backordered by a little over 100k bikes. This year its 1.2mm. And that's just Trek. Crazy times.
09-29-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,746
Posted By tsmith41094

My bike shop wired it inside the stem so it's no...

My bike shop wired it inside the stem so it's no more than a couple inches away from my computer. They were very hesitant to put it anywhere further than the handlebars given the low power of the...
09-27-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Ahh, got ya. Thanks, that one got past me. ...

Ahh, got ya. Thanks, that one got past me.

Praying that's the case. Pretty sure it's spent more time at the shop than actually riding it
09-27-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

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09-25-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By tsmith41094

Love this! Had a similarly-great experience...

Love this!

Had a similarly-great experience recently with my LBS. Ordered a Trek back in the spring and was having all kinds of problems with noises/creeks basically from the get-go. The shop...
09-25-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

UPDATE: After a marathon of a process, my LBS...

UPDATE: After a marathon of a process, my LBS determined it was an issue with the BB.

Wanted to give a shout out to Trek for their customer service - they have been great through this. Frame is...
09-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By tsmith41094

Thanks everyone for the input, really helpful to...

Thanks everyone for the input, really helpful to get different perspectives. Ended up going with the mechanical, rim brake bike. Think it should fit the bill very well. Why I love BikeForums.
09-18-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By tsmith41094

What about from a purely maintenance perspective?...

What about from a purely maintenance perspective? Do you think not having to deal with adjusting/replacing shift cables, etc. be worth the extra cost?
09-16-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By tsmith41094

Haha - and then one for the rain, and then a...

Haha - and then one for the rain, and then a gravel bike, and then one for when the temperature is between 60-70 with slightly overcast skies, and then one to match my favorite socks, and then one to...
09-16-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By tsmith41094

Had 2 similar issues somewhat recently. My...

Had 2 similar issues somewhat recently.

My pedals/cleats were the first one - Spring in the Speedplay cleats was sticking so I'd get these multi-click sounds every once in a while (put some dry...
09-15-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By tsmith41094

Really appreciate all the replies. Definitely...

Really appreciate all the replies. Definitely some things I hadn't thought about originally.

I kinda like the thought of having different bikes with different personalities. Might be nice to...
09-15-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By tsmith41094

Challenge isn't with Di2 vs. mechanical wheels. ...

Challenge isn't with Di2 vs. mechanical wheels. It's rim brake vs. disk brake wheels.

Totally agree with just riding the backup bike if there is a problem though.
09-15-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By tsmith41094

The bike I have now is new and pretty nice. The...

The bike I have now is new and pretty nice. The idea with the backup was to have something else I could beat up on the trainer all winter long and take out in a pinch if needed (or if the roads were...
09-15-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By tsmith41094

Keep components the same across bikes?

Have a bike right now with Ultegra Di2 disc groupset. Was looking at getting a backup bike that has Ultegra mechanical with rim brakes.

However, I've had a number of people tell me I'll really...
08-28-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By tsmith41094

Sold mine back in late-2018 for $1,250 (needed...

Sold mine back in late-2018 for $1,250 (needed something a little bigger) and felt it was a pretty good price. Looks to be a similar build with Dura Ace groupset, etc. (not sure about their bar/stem...
08-26-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

I have not had anything done to it since a got it...

I have not had anything done to it since a got it a couple months back. Not really familiar with shims. Is that a part the shop should have installed?



Iv'e checked the torques on all the...
08-25-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Typically that's that first thing I'd do too, but...

Typically that's that first thing I'd do too, but my shop is 2+ months behind on repairs right now given how crazy everything is in the bike world right now. Basically anything other than fixing a...
08-25-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Tried to get a video of the freehub play I...

Tried to get a video of the freehub play I mentioned earlier. It's not a lot of movement but don't know if this is something that should be lock tight. Trying to check everything I can think of.
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08-24-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Too funny. Had to be a great feeling once you...

Too funny. Had to be a great feeling once you figured that one out!

Unfortunately, I don't think mine is something that simple. The creak is loud to the point that I was praying something didn't...
08-24-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,543
Posted By tsmith41094

Have the Bontrager Flares and really like them. ...

Have the Bontrager Flares and really like them. Rechargeable and Very bright (only tail light I've ever had where I've gotten multiple positive comments from passing drivers).

Also like that it...
08-23-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Ya, I've go the lock ring socket and I feel like...

Ya, I've go the lock ring socket and I feel like I tightened the thing about as far as it could go and there was still that little bit of that side-to-side play.

Checked the wheel on my other bike...
08-23-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

OK, think I may have found something Took...

OK, think I may have found something

Took the rear wheel off to check the cassette. Lock ring was dead tight but it seemed like there was still a bit of play in the cassette. Pulled the cassette...
08-23-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Would this generally be related to too tight or...

Would this generally be related to too tight or too loose on the cassette ring lock? One thing I haven't checked yet.

I will keep checking everything I can think of. As far as the noise goes,...
08-23-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Thanks, great video! Its tough because so many...

Thanks, great video! Its tough because so many of the common causes are related to wear/age/etc. With my bike being brand new, I find myself struggling to find things to check.

What would you...
08-22-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

It's a Di2 groupset so I don't think there is...

It's a Di2 groupset so I don't think there is anything that should be clicking against the derailleur
08-22-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

Thanks for all the replies. Iv'e gone...

Thanks for all the replies.

Iv'e gone through to check if anything is loose/off and it seems like its in pretty good shape.

I should also add that it's basically a brand new bike (2020 Trek...
08-22-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By tsmith41094

In need of a bike sound doctor

Been trying to diagnose a sound on the bike that has started over the past couple days.

I get a pretty loud creak/click when climbing out of the saddle in the small ring. It usually happens once...
08-19-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,477
Posted By tsmith41094

Very bright. I have actually had multiple people...

Very bright. I have actually had multiple people comment as they are driving by how much they loved them, and how far away they could see me.
08-19-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,477
Posted By tsmith41094

Second this. These have been terrific lights. ...

Second this. These have been terrific lights. Also love how they pair up to my cycling computer and turn on automatically when I start a ride.
08-19-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,141
Posted By tsmith41094

Get a smart trainer. You will not regret it. ...

Get a smart trainer. You will not regret it.

For me, spinning on a "dumb" trainer sounded like a decent alternative to outside riding, in theory. Then I did it a few times and found few things...
08-18-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,362
Posted By tsmith41094

To be clear, I'm a big Canyon fan and think they...

To be clear, I'm a big Canyon fan and think they present very solid value. Simply trying to play devil's advocate here.

To the point about feeling like buying an older bike/lagging behind, the...
08-17-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,362
Posted By tsmith41094

I've had an Aeroad for the past 2 yrs and put...

I've had an Aeroad for the past 2 yrs and put 5-7k miles on it per year. It has been absolutely rock solid so far. Zero issues whatsoever.

I've also been thinking about adding an Ultimate to...
08-08-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By tsmith41094

Prevent big ring cross-chain on Di2

Wondering if there is a way to prevent/block Shimano Di2 from going into big ring-big ring.

I know the system prevents cross-chaining when in the small ring, but trying to figure out if I could...
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