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Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By mattleegee

I bought the 2019 Comp in April as well as a few...

I bought the 2019 Comp in April as well as a few others here
I was coming from SRAM and did not like any Shimano shifters until i tried the Di2 and i was sold, the whole lever does not move (what i...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,892
Posted By mattleegee

So geometry dictates price?

So geometry dictates price?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,531
Posted By mattleegee

When i spent 4 hours at my LBS i was concerned i...

When i spent 4 hours at my LBS i was concerned i was wasting their time.....
Asking to ride almost every 54 sized road bike on the rack ( and they stock over 700 bikes).............. ok i test rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,151
Posted By mattleegee

How do you reset?

How do you reset?
08-26-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By mattleegee

I would say limit screw as well if you cannot...

I would say limit screw as well if you cannot make it into the top ring
Is this problem the same in all cogs on cassette?
08-26-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,739
Posted By mattleegee

wow im slow i topped out at 27mph for about...

wow im slow

i topped out at 27mph for about 1.5 miles on flats before i had to slow down the cadence
usual 1.5hr ride avg speed 17.4-17.8mph
downhill is the only time i can hit 30+mph
08-09-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By mattleegee

I set them up turning all the way left and right...

I set them up turning all the way left and right and that got me to where i am at
Swinging the bar back and forth there is some movement in the cables, so i will work on cutting some larger hoops
...
08-09-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By mattleegee

Installing new cables - To little slack? (housing routing)

I am doing my first bike build and starting installing cables/housings

I feel like there is not enough slack, i have only started right side and handle bars are pulled to the right
Also note...
07-22-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,642
Posted By mattleegee

Offerup works well sometimes I have found the...

Offerup works well sometimes
I have found the best bikes on their in my area as far as pricing being good
Seems in my area the craigslist people are in the know or want alot for their bikes

Guy...
07-20-19, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,254
Posted By mattleegee

I guess it better than not using brakes because...

I guess it better than not using brakes because not wanting to buy new pads/rotors
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,714
Posted By mattleegee

25-27mph??? 30mph??? 91 cadence??? My legs...

25-27mph??? 30mph??? 91 cadence???

My legs just blew up!

I solo 16.5-17.5mph for 1.5-2hr rides, low elevation gains in a valley along a river so lots of wind, i can push 21-22mph for a few...
07-19-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By mattleegee

Pick up a donor bike today loaded with SRAM rival...

Pick up a donor bike today loaded with SRAM rival components
Its a pretty nice bike, after some google searching i guess it was the beginner $3200 bike below the racing BMC bikes

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By mattleegee

Specialized had the 2020 start coming out in i...

Specialized had the 2020 start coming out in i think March/April
So left over 2019s are probably a good deal now, i bought mine at end of April for a nice discount off msrp
07-18-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,090
Posted By mattleegee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MzIiv7pewE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MzIiv7pewE

I watched this a couple times and did a pretty good job my first time around, i think with the glue strip in the middle its easier to have perfect...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,807
Posted By mattleegee

Love my 2019 Specialized Roubaix, comes with 28s,...

Love my 2019 Specialized Roubaix, comes with 28s, future shock, CGR seat post, super cush.... the 2020 looks nice to with the D-fuse post
Some sections of my ride i used to have to get my ass off...
Forum: Introductions
07-09-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By mattleegee

Anyone ride on the Green River/Interurban trails?

Anyone ride on the Green River/Interurban trails?
07-05-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,844
Posted By mattleegee

keep air pressure high ive seen larger...

keep air pressure high

ive seen larger people on the trail running 23s, and i had no issues when i was 220 just ran 95psi or max in rear
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18,875
Views: 3,808,695
Posted By mattleegee

specialized order, had a huge sale bar tape only...

specialized order, had a huge sale bar tape only $12

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x525/haul_bddbf0c4c52aa4e83798fdc5ac6a0444bfad4e53.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 72,285
Posted By mattleegee

$10 eBay special

$10 eBay special
07-04-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By mattleegee

How was it? I didnt even see this i would have...

How was it?
I didnt even see this i would have tried the beginner one
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 72,285
Posted By mattleegee

Ok since i already bought them i figured whats...

Ok since i already bought them i figured whats the harm in trying them on???
In the process i got the factory DTswiss stickers off

Tried:
Large on each end replacing the stock stickers
Large...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 72,285
Posted By mattleegee

I feel my bike looks boring... thats why the...

I feel my bike looks boring... thats why the cages, bar tape, and now wheel decals

maybe just sell it FML
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 72,285
Posted By mattleegee

What do you think about leaving stock stickers on...

What do you think about leaving stock stickers on and then adding x2 small ones to opposite sides?
Been looking at wheels pics on google, lots of setups also use 3 large stickers in a triangle like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 72,285
Posted By mattleegee

Got some DT SWISS stickers to put on my wheels,...

Got some DT SWISS stickers to put on my wheels, trying to add some color and its close yellow/neon to my other...
07-04-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By mattleegee

Are you suggesting a more time period groupset...

Are you suggesting a more time period groupset for the build?
I am on the fence, i like SRAM controls but i dont "hate" any other brand components (of the big 3)
07-03-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By mattleegee

Got a few possible donor bikes i found in the...

Got a few possible donor bikes i found in the $500-$600 area, trying to get a SRAM bike with decent wheels

Since i have no parts laying around maybe a donor bike is my best bet, then if i find i...
07-03-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 52,522
Views: 7,099,123
Posted By mattleegee

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/20734382...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2073438266292398/

i can get his email, just PM me or quote me so i see your or if anyone else is interested message
07-02-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By mattleegee

It did not come with an original fork but i was...

It did not come with an original fork but i was given a CF fork that he said was from a Trek T1 or something like that, its in the backround of one of the pictures i can get some better pictures of...
07-02-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 52,522
Views: 7,099,123
Posted By mattleegee

This came up on FB today ...

This came up on FB today

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/645x732/campy_3af69485789613c1437d46baf6415fbedf190113.png
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18,875
Views: 3,808,695
Posted By mattleegee

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x525/zr6_d8630b9866440c0991d1ea209562d311e3eebbaa.jpeg
picked this up last night
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,764
Posted By mattleegee

SRAM! I would take Apex over DuraAce any day ...

SRAM! I would take Apex over DuraAce any day
unless its Di2 Shimano (which i love on my new bike)
just hate brifters overall
guess i like fluffy clouds
06-30-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By mattleegee

Thanks for all the responses Looks like its a...

Thanks for all the responses
Looks like its a go!
As i said before i love this frame/paint scheme so i know this will be a fun bike when done
I weighed the frame and comes in at 3.04lbs or 1.38kg...
Forum: Introductions
06-30-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By mattleegee

Hey Chad from Kent!

Hey Chad from Kent!
06-30-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By mattleegee

Picked up a 2001? GT ZR-1 worth the build?

Unsure if i am allowed in the section
But in search of the bike that got me into biking (90s Karakoram) i came across this locally and just bought it, i remember seeing this bike and the red/white...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,222
Posted By mattleegee

+1 on the tach comment its always good to know,...

+1 on the tach comment
its always good to know, especially if you have to fight wind or hills
i usually read out my mph or my cadence when passing other riders on the trail.... in case theirs is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By mattleegee

Careful- Seat post has a minimum seatpost...

Careful- Seat post has a minimum seatpost insertion marker on the frame
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By mattleegee

4600 bike a couple years old for 2350 not bad at...

4600 bike a couple years old for 2350 not bad at all
its even under bluebook value which i think is undervalued since LBS buy them at that price and make money

i love my 2019 Roubaix comp

but...
Forum: Foo
06-21-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,186
Posted By mattleegee

Thats why i love it up here, travel down Oregon...

Thats why i love it up here, travel down Oregon Coast at least twice every summer
06-19-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By mattleegee

I bought Thule Aero Blades for my car since was...

I bought Thule Aero Blades for my car since was offered by the dealer, it was about $300 with feet, locks and bars (not edge to edge style)

They are not loud with sunroof closed
But with sunroof...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,868
Posted By mattleegee

no baby powder? no seriously

no baby powder?
no seriously
06-15-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By mattleegee

Happy bday! Looks like a great deal @$60 and...

Happy bday!
Looks like a great deal @$60 and its the one that got you into cycling
I am on the search for the bike that got me into cycling, and know that i would be super excited to find it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,823
Posted By mattleegee

Found this site about rolling resistance, some...

Found this site about rolling resistance, some other good info, not sure if it was shared yet or if it helps
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/

I have only ever had Hutchinson Fusion and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 18,875
Views: 3,808,695
Posted By mattleegee

My LBS store is loving me... first the bike, then...

My LBS store is loving me... first the bike, then need matching gloves and matching water bottle cages
---------------------------
Then this weeks haul, matching helmet, new seat, and replaced my...
06-14-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,290
Posted By mattleegee

I think totally possible, especially if the rider...

I think totally possible, especially if the rider is being flipped/thrown over and not actually impacting the vehicle, there will be pain though. Watch some you tube videos
06-14-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,063
Posted By mattleegee

I have spotted a few $10k bikes on my trail...

I have spotted a few $10k bikes on my trail riding, some very nice to admire
One of them was actually on his knees fixing another bikers wheel (tube) on the side of the trail, these are people to,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By mattleegee

Out in the wild, new Selle Well seat, yellow...

Out in the wild, new Selle Well seat, yellow upgrades and no more gonzo jokes.
Also going to pick up a Specialized Power Expert to try
Crossed over 600 miles today
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By mattleegee

You guys use tire levers? I thought those where...

You guys use tire levers?
I thought those where banned
That frog thing looks neat, i still have my diaper sack under the seat, but keep id/cc/$$/food/phone/keys in jersey pockets
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 07:09 PM
06-12-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,759
Posted By mattleegee

June 1- 17.98 2- 17.96 3- 20.55 4- ...

June
1- 17.98
2- 17.96
3- 20.55
4- 19.39
5,6,7,8- 0
9- 37.25 (vacation start)
10- 39.9
11- 28.64
06-12-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,290
Posted By mattleegee

strip components and mount the frame on wall ...

strip components and mount the frame on wall

"Survived 40mph crash"

We know a thing or two because we have seen a thing or two
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