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Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By eflayer

the road to hell is paved

with mismatched tires. don't do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By eflayer

how old is the cassette?

could be you needed to replace both chain and cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By eflayer

pretty sure your bike has a normal screw in bottom bracket, not osbb

so you would need to unscrew the the Praxis M30 and install a normal Shimano screw-in bottom bracket. pretty sure this would work:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,713
Posted By eflayer

our shop let's you rent one for a day

if you decide to buy then rental price goes toward purchase. if you decide not to buy you saved about $5000 by not making a mistake.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,821
Posted By eflayer

do you need the latest and the greatest

i am really fond on my 2019 Roubaix Comp Di2. i also have a bike with Etap 11 for rim brakes. I like them both but actually prefer Etap. And would never go back to mechanical unless I was building...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,390
Posted By eflayer

chain routed correctly through the derailleur pulleys?

I have replaced about a zillion chains. In my haste a couple of chains ago, I accidentally threaded the chain over one of the metal guides on the rear derailleur. I rode the bike for a number of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,338
Posted By eflayer

I have Di2 on one bike and Etap 11 on the other

No issues with either one so far. But, by far, I do like the one big paddle on each etap shifter way more than the fiddly little ones on Di2. And I think the shift logic / user interface of etap...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,803
Posted By eflayer

2020 Roubaix paint

think i made a disparaging comment about the new paint schemes. i take it back. saw a maroon 2020 close up yesterday and the paint was gorgeous. and amazing metal flake with some sort of fade to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,286
Posted By eflayer

i have been through half a hundred bikes in the last 15 years

Now that I have quieted the Future Shock on my Roubaix I do believe it is the most comfortable road bike I have ever ridden. I am 68, have thumb joint issues, and ride crap roads in Sonoma County CA....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,011
Posted By eflayer

in case your Future Shock rattle

check out my thread on that topic. Now that I have fixed my rattle I do like my Roubaix a ton.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,614
Posted By eflayer

some might say Compass tires are the best

due to supple casings.
https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/tires/700c/compass-700cx26-cayuse-pass/

i personally really like Conti 4000ii. I'm 190 and run 80 front 70 rear no pinch...
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