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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,806
Posted By RNAV

Mount the radar unit on the seat post as usual;...

Mount the radar unit on the seat post as usual; mount the flare under the saddle. I run tubeless, so I don't need a saddlebag. I've got a plug kit, CO2, and a multi-tool in my jersey.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,806
Posted By RNAV

I had no idea the Varia goes into hyper-flash. ...

I had no idea the Varia goes into hyper-flash. Does it do that by default?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,806
Posted By RNAV

I've already got the RLT510, but I may get the...

I've already got the RLT510, but I may get the radar-only unit. I think the Bontrager Flare RT is a much brighter, better attention-getting taillight. Perhaps I'm being a snob, but I've never run...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By RNAV

Difficulty cross-chaining is indicative of...

Difficulty cross-chaining is indicative of excessive chainring teeth wear. Difficulty shifting from small chainring to large chainring is indicative of worn pick-up pins and worn teeth on the large...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By RNAV

Long shot: anyone got a light pink Chris King Inset 7 headset for sale?

I'm building a bike that's getting a custom paint job, and a light pink Chris King Inset 7 headset would be a really nice touch. They were made a few years ago, but I can't find any retailers with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By RNAV

Great color choice! Looks awesome.

Great color choice! Looks awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,666
Posted By RNAV

Thanks for posting. Stunning bike! I may have...

Thanks for posting. Stunning bike! I may have to go the Barco route one day.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By RNAV

Got the bars. The holes pictured are smaller in...

Got the bars. The holes pictured are smaller in person once you see their size compared to brake/shifter housing. I was able to run the brake cable internally, and I attempted to get the brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By RNAV

I don't know. The descriptions I've read say Di2...

I don't know. The descriptions I've read say Di2 wiring is internal; mechanical is external (I'm running Sram Red 22 mechanical on this bike). Once I get the bars I'll give internal routing a go...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By RNAV

Yep. Picked up pre-owned for under budget.

Yep. Picked up pre-owned for under budget.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By RNAV

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I picked up...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I picked up a set of Black Inc integrated bars. We'll see how they turn out. At the time I bought them I thought the cabling was run internally; unfortunately I...
04-07-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By RNAV

Thanks! I just wanted to make sure I wasn't...

Thanks! I just wanted to make sure I wasn't dorking anything up before I make a big purchase.
04-06-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By RNAV

Handlebar reach/drop math: am I doing this correctly?

I need a sanity check that I'm doing some math correctly.

Current setup:
-7 degree, 100mm stem
HB reach = 93mm
HB Drop = 123mm

I'm looking at an integrated bar/stem combo.
-6 degree, 110mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By RNAV

Integrated handlebar stem recommendations

Hello folks! I'm building up a modern steel bike and want to go with an integrated handlebar stem. Do you have any recommendations for something that'll offer weight savings / marginal aero...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,327
Posted By RNAV

Isn't side-to-side hip movement indicative of a...

Isn't side-to-side hip movement indicative of a saddle height that is too high (e.g., you rock because you're reaching for the pedals on each stroke)?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By RNAV

Thanks for the input. I'd previously tried a...

Thanks for the input. I'd previously tried a Selle SMP and found it horribly uncomfortable. Tried the ISM and found it too wide and would cut off blood flow/cause nerve pain down my legs. I found...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By RNAV

Alternative saddle to Bontrager Serano that allows more pelvic rotation?

I've been riding a Bontrager Serano saddle for the past few years and have really enjoyed it. I've made some minor changes to my fit, and recently had my daughter record a video of me while on the...
01-27-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By RNAV

Thanks all for the input. Regarding cold setting...

Thanks all for the input. Regarding cold setting the frame, is that something you'd recommend I take to a frame builder (there's one local to me), or just do it myself?
01-26-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By RNAV

Fair point. I'd like to be ~$300. Rear spacing...

Fair point. I'd like to be ~$300. Rear spacing is 130.
01-26-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By RNAV

Thank you all for your help. What about...

Thank you all for your help.

What about wheels? I assume I need QR wheels, and can't use any through axle wheels (don't even really know what those are)?
01-25-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By RNAV

Need help with first gravel build: LeMond Poprad Disc

I picked up a LeMond Poprad disc frame and I need help with my first gravel build. The previous owner "opened up the guides" to run hydraulic discs. My background is exclusively rim-brake road bikes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

Well, I thought I had a source for the...

Well, I thought I had a source for the stock-sized Nemo at ~$1600, but they're sold out of my size.

I've struggled to find anything with the exact geometry of the Washoe . . . found something...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

I'm wanting to keep the frameset cost under $2k. ...

I'm wanting to keep the frameset cost under $2k. Given that the Washoe is impossible to find, would a Cinelli Nemo Tig be a close alternative? ​​​​​​​
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

Thank you for posting this! I'll have to look...

Thank you for posting this! I'll have to look into these.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

I'm in the St Louis metro area.

I'm in the St Louis metro area.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

Yeah, that price seems a bit excessive. What...

Yeah, that price seems a bit excessive. What stock frames were you thinking of?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

Nice bike! How do you like it? I'm beginning to...

Nice bike! How do you like it? I'm beginning to realize that a Washoe simply may not happen due to availability, so I'm looking at other alternatives that have similar geometry and tube selection.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

I contacted them prior to posting this thread. ...

I contacted them prior to posting this thread. Unfortunately, the only sizes they've left are 49s and 61s . . . neither will work for me.
01-12-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By RNAV

Thanks for your insight. I've got a slightly...

Thanks for your insight. I've got a slightly higher PBH than you, so I think that kicks out the 55 size. Now to try to find one for sale . . . .
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

I'm not anticipating significant improvements...

I'm not anticipating significant improvements (weight/ride/performance) over my Croix de fer. I like my Emonda quite a lot; no concerns over the quality of the frame. I just like my Croix de fer so...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By RNAV

ISO: LeMond Washoe, 57 (L)

I've been considering selling my Emonda frame and replacing it with a LeMond Washoe. I've got a LeMond Croix de fer that I really enjoy, but would like a more modern steel bike. Does anyone know of...
01-05-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By RNAV

Need help figuring out correct size LeMond Washoe

I'm trying to find a used LeMond Washoe, but need to know what size bike will work for me. I've tried some online comparison tools, but get conflicting results.

Current setup:
57cm Lemond Croix...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 36,030
Posted By RNAV

Those uncut zip ties are clearly the culprit.

Those uncut zip ties are clearly the culprit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By RNAV

What's the cheapest place to buy SRAM components these days?

Specifically looking for a 50/34 Force 22 GXP 170mm crankset, but curious if there's a go-to source for reasonably priced Sram now that the UK has been shut down. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,722
Posted By RNAV

I, too, run bright front/rear lights. Despite...

I, too, run bright front/rear lights. Despite this, a guy brazenly passed me too close (missed my elbow by less than an inch), and gestured to me to get off the road.

Luckily, I run a Cycliq...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By RNAV

I doubt I'll ever be back, but you never know...

I doubt I'll ever be back, but you never know what the future holds.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-17, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By RNAV

Thanks for the recommendation!

Thanks for the recommendation!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-17, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By RNAV

Just moved: anyone in the Belleville/Mascoutah/Scott AFB IL area?

I just moved to the area and am hoping someone local can recommend some good group rides and/or routes in the area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,843
Posted By RNAV

Judging by the look of your pressure map (most...

Judging by the look of your pressure map (most pressure is right side, rear), it looks like your right leg is shorter and your saddle may be slightly high. To compensate for the shorter leg, your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,843
Posted By RNAV

Just curious, do you have a leg-length...

Just curious, do you have a leg-length discrepancy?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,843
Posted By RNAV

+1. Cycling engages your core in a way that...

+1. Cycling engages your core in a way that isn't really duplicated otherwise. Lack of visible bulge does not entail zero hernia possibility. That's the only thing I can think of that would cause...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,069
Posted By RNAV

I'd be willing to bet that predominately accounts...

I'd be willing to bet that predominately accounts for how the bike felt on your ride: you were in a much less efficient position and didn't even know it. Try raising your saddle 2.5mm and see how it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,069
Posted By RNAV

Did you raise your saddle 2.5mm to compensate for...

Did you raise your saddle 2.5mm to compensate for the shorter crank arms?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By RNAV

I'd been trying saddles with a center...

I'd been trying saddles with a center cutout/relief (all the Specialized saddles, a couple ISM variants). At the fitting, I tried a couple Bontrager saddles with cutouts, a couple Selle SMP models,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By RNAV

I used Ryan Toth at Trek of Charlotte (he...

I used Ryan Toth at Trek of Charlotte (he primarily operates out of the North store). I will say that Ryan was able to solve some fit issues that two other professional fitters were unable to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By RNAV

Back to the OP's actual question, yes, I have. ...

Back to the OP's actual question, yes, I have. For me, it was well worth the money. Prior to the mapping, I'd spent hundreds of dollars and tried easily 10 different saddles. In the span of 30...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,052
Posted By RNAV

No offense to previous posters, but I don't think...

No offense to previous posters, but I don't think your questions have really been answered from an advancements-in-tubeless-technology perspective.



1. I would argue there are no service...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,214
Posted By RNAV

Thanks all for the suggestions -- I'll have to...

Thanks all for the suggestions -- I'll have to look into some of those brands.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-17, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,214
Posted By RNAV

High-in-front chamois, similar to Assos?

I recently exceeded my budget and purchased some Assos T Equipe S7 bibs on sale. They are incredibly comfortable. One design feature that -- for me -- contributes to increased comfort over my other...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,061
Posted By RNAV

I have Force22 and Red22; I can't really tell a...

I have Force22 and Red22; I can't really tell a performance difference between the two.

If you haven't already, verify that your derailleur hanger is true. Your derailleur can be set up...
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