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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Cypress

Sounds like a win-win for everyone.

Sounds like a win-win for everyone.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Cypress

You must be a hoot at parties.

You must be a hoot at parties.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,194
Posted By Tiny1990

I ride 105 every day and its been great so far.

I ride 105 every day and its been great so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,431
Posted By tagaproject6

Dura-Ace ordered from Merlin's took delivery on...

Dura-Ace ordered from Merlin's took delivery on 28 Sep. 11 days. No other charges or issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,194
Posted By Kimmo

You should sell that group to a collector before...

You should sell that group to a collector before it gets all corroded.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,194
Posted By MoAlpha

NOS 7800 put on 1983 frame in 2014. No scratches....

NOS 7800 put on 1983 frame in 2014. No scratches. Sad thing is that a soulless, plastic bike has relegated it to the trainer because it so f’ing much more fun to ride.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,194
Posted By masi61

+1 to this. It is just a shame that 90% of the...

+1 to this. It is just a shame that 90% of the ones on the used market have significant scratching of the finish. I wish one of the crankskin type of companies would make a type of protective wrap...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,194
Posted By MSchott

There is good value in aesthetics! Those DA...

There is good value in aesthetics! Those DA brakes are beautiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,431
Posted By tagaproject6

I just ordered some Dura-Ace Shifters. The wait...

I just ordered some Dura-Ace Shifters. The wait begins :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By deacon mark

At 245 he needs 32 spokes in rear even 36 is not...

At 245 he needs 32 spokes in rear even 36 is not awful. Front 24 but don’t think some light 24 x 28 will be ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,839
Posted By smashndash

Don’t believe the hype. The Cannondale Creak™️...

Don’t believe the hype. The Cannondale Creak™️ isn’t just caused by bad installation. Several bikes have been known to be out of spec. There are tolerances regarding shell diameter, diameter...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,733
Posted By WhyFi

Sounds like a business opportunity for you to...

Sounds like a business opportunity for you to jump in there, shake up the scammin' status quo and make a mint by providing DA-level goodness at 105 prices. Chop chop!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,028
Posted By eduskator

OP - I'm curious to know if you ended up buying a...

OP - I'm curious to know if you ended up buying a bike and if so, which one?

As for the financing stuff, 0% is definitively worth it, even if it's only short term. If you however have bad habits...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,839
Posted By Banzai

So, with original BB30, there was a thriving...

So, with original BB30, there was a thriving market of threaded “sleeves” that could be glued or fitted to the bottom bracket shell to convert to 68mm English threaded.

Then, Cannondale came out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,830
Posted By nomadmax

I guess it's all a matter of personal perception...

I guess it's all a matter of personal perception and taste. My mid 80s Colnago Master (Gilco tubing) is more compliant (read less harsh) and doesn't corner as well as my Merckx Corsa Extra.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,830
Posted By Darth Lefty

Next year's bike is always more "aggressive"...

Next year's bike is always more "aggressive" because the customers are male
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,830
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I don’t feel any distinguishable ride difference...

I don’t feel any distinguishable ride difference between my 1989 Bottecchia and my “re-imagined” Colnago Master.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,839
Posted By Robert A

So I just got word that Cannondale will replace...

So I just got word that Cannondale will replace the BB bearings. Any idea what they chose this approach?

FWIW, I have under 2,000 miles on my CAAD12.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By Racing Dan

Laugh all you want. I can't hardly hear you any...

Laugh all you want. I can't hardly hear you any way. Your discs squeal too loud ... ;-)

Have no ide why ppl have such a hard time with this. It's just fact. Discs squeal and loose brake power in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By bruce19

Rim brakes will kill you in the rain. Disc brakes...

Rim brakes will kill you in the rain. Disc brakes will slice up bodily parts. I'm taking the brakes off all my bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By Seattle Forrest

And they weigh 50 to 100 pounds. Nobody has ever...

And they weigh 50 to 100 pounds. Nobody has ever climbed a hill with a disc brake bike. The only good thing about them is if a thief ever tries to steal your bike they'll throw their back out. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By WhyFi

And then you get tetanus when you lose a finger...

And then you get tetanus when you lose a finger to a rusty disc.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The rotors just turn to rust instantly and wither...

The rotors just turn to rust instantly and wither away, like witches in the Wizard of Oz.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By CarloM

I probably laughed harder at the term "New...

I probably laughed harder at the term "New Locals" than I should have.

Living in SoCal, I do not know about this "rain" of which you all speak. But I would hazard a guess that even the best disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,431
Posted By melikebikey35

I've order a couple of Di2 groupsets (along with...

I've order a couple of Di2 groupsets (along with other items) from Merlin this year, and wasn't hit with any import duties.
However, I also ordered a set of wheels from Hunt in July (same time as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,431
Posted By tagaproject6

My concern are the Shimano parts/groupsets. I've...

My concern are the Shimano parts/groupsets. I've never had trouble from PBK with tires and wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,431
Posted By kissTheApex

Check where others are ordering from. That shop...

Check where others are ordering from. That shop is the exception, for the rest of the shops, what you’re saying is more or less correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By seypat

I'm sorry to disappoint you, but it looks like...

I'm sorry to disappoint you, but it looks like the trolling is coming hard from both sides. Each side frothing at the mouth waiting to throw down. Time to call in the riot police before the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By on the path

Sorry, simply making a declaration does not make...

Sorry, simply making a declaration does not make something true. I can just as easily say that, wait somebody already said:



I'll declare that disk brakes on road bikes for riding on pavement...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By on the path

I'm sure it happens but I've not heard of anyone...

I'm sure it happens but I've not heard of anyone wearing out a brake track on a rim. However, I do hear of rims failing at the nipple holes (not ironically, disc setups are tougher on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By on the path

Dura Ace brake pads are less than $18.00 for...

Dura Ace brake pads are less than $18.00 for front & rear. Disc brake replacement parts as indicated in your post @ $140.00. Unless money is no object, this is a great reason to ignore all things...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By noodle soup

It’ll be fun to rehash this in 10 years when some...

It’ll be fun to rehash this in 10 years when some newb unearths this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By Dave Mayer

What? That the disc brake guys have unlimited...

What? That the disc brake guys have unlimited funds? They need to crawl to their shop with Gold Card in hand every time they need brake work?

Yep, that's what it's come down to. My early-adopter...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By OBoile

It's nine pages long (and counting)... that's the...

It's nine pages long (and counting)... that's the work of more than just one poster.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By Dave Mayer

I've been putting on some miles with a local...

I've been putting on some miles with a local seniors cycling club. Average age: About 60. The 'A' rides are generally long and fast, as this crowd rides 300 plus days per year. Depths of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By colnago62

My plan is to ride 11 speed until it gets hard to...

My plan is to ride 11 speed until it gets hard to find parts or there is a large jump in technology.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By xroadcharlie

But why should I have to maintain Hydraulic...

But why should I have to maintain Hydraulic systems on a bike at all. Proper mechanical rim and disc brakes do a fine job for 90% of us?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,028
Posted By Froomewannabe

I've got a 2018 Emonda SL5. Really enjoy it. ...

I've got a 2018 Emonda SL5. Really enjoy it. Found it on Ebay for around $1,300 w/pedals and saddle bag kit, which was really nice since I was fairly new to cycling. Huge upgrade to my 72 Schwinn...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,340
Posted By mstateglfr

1- if the user isn't thoughtful, tightening the...

1- if the user isn't thoughtful, tightening the clamp could dent the tube.
2- it can easily scuff up the paint, versus clamping at the seatpost which won't scuff paint.

There just isn't an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,632
Posted By Princess_Allez

That's me! :lol:

That's me! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,340
Posted By Reynolds

Pic? :D

Pic? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By kingston

I you want a mass market bike spec'd to a price...

I you want a mass market bike spec'd to a price by a product manager and an accountant, you're going to get stuck with disk brakes. Rim brakes will always be available for the connisours.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By McNamara

It costs a manufacturer more money to design and...

It costs a manufacturer more money to design and build disc and rim brake variants of the same frame. Most of the top end frames still do come in both versions, but I can understand why the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By WhyFi

Good one. :roflmao2:

Good one. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By tomato coupe

The bike industry has always limited your...

The bike industry has always limited your choices. This is SOP.

(Standard Operating Procedure)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,920
Posted By Dave Mayer

Well, you shouldn't be fine with the bike...

Well, you shouldn't be fine with the bike industry limiting your choices and forcing you to be locked to your shop for expensive yearly maintenance (hydraulic discs).

For riding in relatively...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,028
Posted By teejaywhy

You are kind of wavering all over the map now. ...

You are kind of wavering all over the map now.
$2500 will get you Carbon/disc/105. A very fine combo.
Alum/Ultegra? I didn't find anyone offering that when I was looking.
Aluminum frame ok...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,340
Posted By kissTheApex

Apart from the color, looks exactly like the Aldi...

Apart from the color, looks exactly like the Aldi stand, which can be had for $25 when not on sale.

Like many commented, I would not trust it to use it for leverage, but it gets the job done for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By Steve B.

$600 less for a Di2 ?, a no brainer. Di2 is...

$600 less for a Di2 ?, a no brainer. Di2 is terrific, have used it 19 mos., no problems, is a terrific system.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By noodle soup

yes.

yes.
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