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05-14-17, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Shimano ceased (roadie) triple-support following...

Shimano ceased (roadie) triple-support following 10 speed. The only way to have brifter-based triple today is by running old equipment. In the case of Di2 that means running 6700-series...
04-27-17, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Is that mentioned online? Don't see it, then...

Is that mentioned online? Don't see it, then again I might not be looking in the right place. That is dumb dumb on their part if they are serious. Tubeless can and should be a bastard on and off...
04-27-17, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Wheels designed for tubeless are more grabby than...

Wheels designed for tubeless are more grabby than standard clinchers, in order to lock tight and hold air better. Which get more and more important at the extremes of tire pressure. A tire being a...
04-26-17, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

:roflmao2: I quicklink all my chains. Given...

:roflmao2:

I quicklink all my chains. Given the choice between an easy quicklink, and fussing with a pin and peening it--I don't get why anyone would choose the later.

AAMOF, I thought Shimano...
04-16-17, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Woohoo maiden voyage! You already did the...

Woohoo maiden voyage!

You already did the most important thing, get the latest firmware and get everything talking. A few poorly (undocumented by Shimano) things I've found in the last few days:...
04-16-17, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Tim! Quick! Get a chain on that bad boy and...

Tim! Quick! Get a chain on that bad boy and ride!!! You have daylight still! :D

Srsly, looking good. The old "High Oxygen/Low Copper Content Interconnect" has doomed many an endeavor. I was...
04-16-17, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Shimano has two standard grommets. One is for...

Shimano has two standard grommets. One is for holes drilled 6mm circular, and one for 7x8mm ovular (I believe the later is a standard even adopted by Campag for EPS)....reason for two "standards"...
04-13-17, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Oh Tim, WRT the brake line for the front fork...a...

Oh Tim, WRT the brake line for the front fork...a cleverly-placed zip-tie is what my LBS did:

http://i.imgur.com/0Jmh6tF.jpg
04-11-17, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Hey Tim....a few ideas for you. As with...

Hey Tim....a few ideas for you. As with everything Problem Solvers has it:

Problem Solvers (http://problemsolversbike.com/products/accessory-mounts/bubs_-_k5431)

Least I think the Niner forks...
04-11-17, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

I'll have my fine steed (sans final outfitting...

I'll have my fine steed (sans final outfitting like stem) in my hands come tomorrow and can tell ya.

As far as those mount-fills...I read online that some fellow lost one and Niner had none to...
04-11-17, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

I swung by my LBS today...they had a way to tag...

I swung by my LBS today...they had a way to tag that brake line to the fender mounting bolt. I was in a hurry so didn't take a look to see what it was. In your case you might need a frame protector...
04-10-17, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

This depends on your seatpost. The DN110...

This depends on your seatpost.

The DN110 battery comes with lockrings for use with Shimano PRO Di2 compatible seatposts. Otherwise you need some thingamajig to hold it in. Of which there are a...
04-08-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 209
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Good to know. I did my brake lines at the...

Good to know. I did my brake lines at the calipers already....but used my shortie-adjustable-crescent dubbed at work "The Hazing Wrench", reserved for all persons who show up to work without a...
04-06-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 209
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Yup. Its express purpose is setting and...

Yup.

Its express purpose is setting and removing the E-tube connections. Does the job really well...without it there would be much more Turrets Syndrome bicycle assembly.
04-06-17, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

BTW...In my fussing around with a DA9070 Di2...

BTW...In my fussing around with a DA9070 Di2 FD....you're going to probably need to remove the FD in order to seat the e-tube cable. Only way I found to do it was with the E-tube tool poking through...
04-06-17, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Hey, Tim...I didn't see you mention doing it, so...

Hey, Tim...I didn't see you mention doing it, so I'm going to ask...did you put the protective FD-sticker on your frame and set the bracing screw?
04-03-17, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Now that is funny, Tim. :roflmao2:

Now that is funny, Tim. :roflmao2:
03-31-17, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Marcus_Ti

Dang,that little bit of CF costs $100?

Dang,that little bit of CF costs $100?
03-29-17, 08:09 AM
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Views: 47,251
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Your sale page, like mine, got deleted off their...

Your sale page, like mine, got deleted off their respective etailer sites :roflmao2:

Mine was straight ST-R785 levers and BR-R785 brakes. I forgot about the revision to RS levers. Mine hasn't...
03-29-17, 07:14 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,251
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Thanks for posting this guide. I lucked...

Thanks for posting this guide.

I lucked out...Performance was selling the R785 levers and BR-R785 post-mount brakes for my build on sale (with bleed kit) over the weekend. I double checked to...
03-25-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,251
Posted By Marcus_Ti

It is a design feature more than likely.. ...

It is a design feature more than likely..

Usually you only see low-slung water bottle bosses on dedicated/serious CX bikes, in order to give more shouldering room through the front-triangle for...
03-19-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,251
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Depending on what you want.... I thought the std...

Depending on what you want.... I thought the std Ultegra compact was too tall a gearing on both ends. I also thought the Shimano CX50 46/36 gearing was too tall on the bottom end, at least for any...
03-17-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,251
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I've had my project underway since January. ...

I've had my project underway since January. Usually only one or two things in transit at a time. :thumb:


BTW don't know if you'd be interested for your build, Sierra Trading Post has some...
03-17-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,251
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Saw one of those new RLT9 RDO, IRL, at a new...

Saw one of those new RLT9 RDO, IRL, at a new local shop last night. It'll be a beaut, Tim.

PS-my Niner fork will be here Tuesday...wish they sold the fork separate in the same colors as you...
03-14-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,251
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Nice, I wonder how it rides. Especially...

Nice, I wonder how it rides.

Especially that fork. My own gravel plans are evolving...and I'll probably be using one of those forks myself
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