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08-17-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 549
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Posted By tangerineowl

Using the R1 at the moment but will probably get...

Using the R1 at the moment but will probably get the 4pot at some stage.
There's a guy on WeightWeenies who machined an adaptor to fit a 180mm rotor on the front (160mm rear) with the 4pot. Would...
08-17-19, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By tangerineowl

How about picking up a used (clean arms) Sram...

How about picking up a used (clean arms) Sram Force 22 crankset (removable spider model) and combining that with a North Shore Billet 104/64bcd spider? (they mate together).
You could then get some...
08-14-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd consider just selling the frameset and look...

I'd consider just selling the frameset and look around for a disk frameset you like the geo and weight of (including secondhand) with the same dropouts/hub width.
Keep everything else and get some...
08-10-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 86,216
Posted By tangerineowl

Replaced a rear Thunder Burt 2.1" with a Maxxlite...

Replaced a rear Thunder Burt 2.1" with a Maxxlite One70 2.0". Very cushy and a bit faster for the rear. Setup very easy with Orange Seal Endurance.
08-06-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd tend to think at your height a 650b would be...

I'd tend to think at your height a 650b would be a good fit. I'm 5'9.5" and have played around with a few different 650b tyre sizes, finding for myself that I don't like to go smaller than a 47/48mm...
08-05-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By tangerineowl

Curve is very close to releasing the updated GMX...

Curve is very close to releasing the updated GMX frame version.

Mason ISO is a UK steel frameset option. Would need to contact them to confirm 2x possible, I think.
07-24-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,904
Posted By tangerineowl

Settling on a bike is half the fun. I'd agree...

Settling on a bike is half the fun. I'd agree about a second wheelset with narrower tyres if you do end up going on group rides, however that pushes out your budget somewhat. Maybe you could look...
07-21-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By tangerineowl

Used road bike with endurance geo fitting a...

Used road bike with endurance geo fitting a 35mm+:- Jamis Xenith Endura carbon.
Came out a few years back so used ones are around somewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By tangerineowl

Build up one of the Sarto disk framesets?

Build up one of the Sarto disk framesets?
07-11-19, 06:10 AM
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Views: 1,459
Posted By tangerineowl

Something like a DeVinci Hatchet or Ritchey...

Something like a DeVinci Hatchet or Ritchey Outback Carbon Breakaway would be a better fit if you're chasing something close to the front end geo of your Foil.
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Views: 1,845
Posted By tangerineowl

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/CBPXTEMV3RIV22700/pl...

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/CBPXTEMV3RIV22700/planet-x-tempest-rival22

Frame geo would best suit a rider with an average to slightly shorter inseam and/or longer reach.
The latest frame is...
07-07-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By tangerineowl

^ Standard BSA 68mm. BB30, ABEC-5.

^
Standard BSA 68mm.

BB30, ABEC-5.
07-07-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,736
Posted By tangerineowl

Not using their rings, but I do have the RaceFace...

Not using their rings, but I do have the RaceFace 'cinch' spider with that Easton crank. Zero issues with a threaded bb (Wheels Mfg).
Went this route as I'm using a smaller 2x (40/26) than what...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By tangerineowl

I modded slots using a Dremel; extending the hole...

I modded slots using a Dremel; extending the hole rearward. You could possibly do the same going forward somewhat.
07-05-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By tangerineowl

Simworks Volummy. 32 or 38.

Simworks Volummy. 32 or 38.
06-26-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By tangerineowl

Test rode the Advanced 2 a few weeks back. Could...

Test rode the Advanced 2 a few weeks back. Could definitely feel the wheels but didn't know they weighed that much. The Topstone wheels!

Have a couple of 1200gm gravel sets. I do like these when...
06-26-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,516
Posted By tangerineowl

I've just installed some extralight Bon Jon on a...

I've just installed some extralight Bon Jon on a wheelset. Would like to try the 38mm also sometime, but might initially go with the 36mm Strada Bianca seeing they should expand to 39mm. Save some...
06-23-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd consider what smallest size large ring would...

I'd consider what smallest size large ring would be enough for where you ride. Also what lowest gearing e.g. 1:1 or lower, you'd want when you hit the mountains.
If you're ok with spinning out down...
06-22-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-Mountain-Cycles-56-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-Mountain-Cycles-56-cm-Road-Touring-Frameset-w-King-HS/183855608376?hash=item2acea5f238:g:pYYAAOSwMQpdAt9-

One of the old (more horizontal top tube) touring frames....
06-21-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

Maybe a salmon? canti 700c New Albion Privateer...

Maybe a salmon? canti 700c New Albion Privateer frameset? They're available through the Soma site.

Or there's this satin-brown 650b disk New Albion Drake:-
...
06-20-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By tangerineowl

Slowly heading in the same direction, having just...

Slowly heading in the same direction, having just purchased another small frame bag. Will be doing my first overnighter at some stage when I have some gear.
Just sold the road bike also, so that's...
06-17-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,289
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd say XS also. The 522mm stack height will...

I'd say XS also. The 522mm stack height will allow you to run minimal spacers below the stem.
06-14-19, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,641
Posted By tangerineowl

Switch Back Hill extralight and Thunder Burt 2.0...

Switch Back Hill extralight and Thunder Burt 2.0 liteskin, both setup tubeless.

Anything around 47mm+ (including the faster options) roll a bit slower than a 42mm. Those two tyres listed are...
06-13-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=23...

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=238827

I am a member there, if anyone wants a contact.
06-11-19, 01:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

Used NFEs seem to go for around $1100 for the...

Used NFEs seem to go for around $1100 for the frameset.


https://www.lfgss.com/conversations/243368/?offset=200
If this thing ever sells, I'm grabing it (UK build).
I noticed your...
06-10-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By tangerineowl

If you do get the Sora Topstone I'd swap them for...

If you do get the Sora Topstone I'd swap them for Juin Tech, compressionless housing and Swisstop pads.
06-07-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By tangerineowl

80/20. There's lots out there. What kind of...

80/20. There's lots out there. What kind of width/weight do you want to go?

The Simworks Volummy 700x38 is a pretty robust filetread.
06-07-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By tangerineowl

Planning on sticking to tubes?

Planning on sticking to tubes?
06-05-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/650b/Db7-d...

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/650b/Db7-diGQr1M

Blue Polyvalent frameset with fenders for sale. 54cm.
06-01-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By tangerineowl

Yeah, a 29er tyre is something to think about I...

Yeah, a 29er tyre is something to think about I suppose. Have been on 650b x 48-2.1" for sometime and only recently started experimenting with 700c and tyres.
At the moment have a 35mm to start...
06-01-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By tangerineowl

I suppose it may depend a little on the carbon...

I suppose it may depend a little on the carbon hardness.
Using Frog cleats on my carbon-sole mtb shoes, although I think these cleats are only meant to be torqued to around 4nm max. No markings.
06-01-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By tangerineowl

Long rides and lightweight bikepacking:- I'd go...

Long rides and lightweight bikepacking:- I'd go the 45 as like you mentioned its more road-leaning but still has what I think would be enough tyre clearance (700x45mm / 650b x 50) for your riding.
...
05-30-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,633
Posted By tangerineowl

2019 Fuji Jari 1.1 carbon for $3k when it comes...

2019 Fuji Jari 1.1 carbon for $3k when it comes out should do nicely.
05-24-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

RyanAK, What size frame do you ride?

RyanAK,

What size frame do you ride?
05-23-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

Also keep an eye out on Google Groups 650b and...

Also keep an eye out on Google Groups 650b and Internet-BOB.

Just had a look there. Two more recent NFE; the black frameset+ just sold.
05-22-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,475
Posted By tangerineowl

There was a medium green NFE frameset recently...

There was a medium green NFE frameset recently listed at the Paceline Forum Classifieds. Think it was disk though and price may have been over budget.
If you're considering used also, could be a...
05-17-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By tangerineowl

If you could get a custom-geo Gunnar with tubing...

If you could get a custom-geo Gunnar with tubing to suit I'd think the frame would be lighter and more suited to where you'd be riding than the overbuilt Niner frame.

Wait would be worth it in the...
05-16-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By tangerineowl

I'm kinda proportioned the same as you, but not...

I'm kinda proportioned the same as you, but not as tall.

What I'd be doing is keeping an eye out for secondhand custom-geo road? frames; building one up.


Your post reminded me of a couple of...
05-12-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By tangerineowl

I'd just start by looking at anything from a 52cm...

I'd just start by looking at anything from a 52cm to 54cm. Lots of sellers out there wouldn't know how to measure frame dimensions.

5'9.5"/34" rider on a 52cm with a decent amount of stack.
04-24-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By tangerineowl

1049: Cube Nuroad Pro FE 2019 ...

1049: Cube Nuroad Pro FE 2019
https://www.evanscycles.com/cube-nuroad-pro-fe-2019-adventure-road-bike-EV355540
Only the 56cm available at the moment though.


1025: 2019 Pinnacle Arkose D2...
04-21-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,905
Posted By tangerineowl

So far been using Compass black extralight sizes...

So far been using Compass black extralight sizes and Schwalbe Thunderburts. Big fan of both when conditions are suitable for each.

Been riding more very steep hills lately which have a fairly...
04-21-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By tangerineowl

Read a handful of reviews mentioning the Scoop...

Read a handful of reviews mentioning the Scoop Pro was a bit more compliant than the Ultimate, so that's what I recently purchased (Shallow model) for the gravel bike.
Plus its only a few grams...
04-21-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By tangerineowl

From what I've read the Sequoia is a rather heavy...

From what I've read the Sequoia is a rather heavy bike with heavy wheels.

Have you looked at the 2019 Fuji Jari 1.5 ? ($1300).
Only the two mid-fork mounts on both legs, however looking at the...
04-15-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By tangerineowl

The medium Crust Lightning Bolt v2 frameset would...

The medium Crust Lightning Bolt v2 frameset would be a good example of what you're chasing, but its designed around a smaller 650b.
Seat tube 552mm centre-to-centre. Top tube 554 ctc. Stack 593 /...
04-14-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By tangerineowl

Get some ti spindles for the Frogs. I...

Get some ti spindles for the Frogs.

I picked up a cheap used set of ti Frogs and switched out the steel axle on my pair.

It genuinely felt as is the 'hits' through the pedal were...
04-12-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,109
Posted By tangerineowl

Would the 4-piston design be more powerful than...

Would the 4-piston design be more powerful than their R1?

I'm happy with the old R1, but might be interested later on.
04-12-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,711
Posted By tangerineowl

Note the MX237 Endurance has a better heel-hold...

Note the MX237 Endurance has a better heel-hold material than the older/standard MX237 which has a rather sloppy and wide heel.
The Endurance also having the more protective front-end.
04-12-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,109
Posted By tangerineowl

Assuming you have one of the larger sizes, that...

Assuming you have one of the larger sizes, that 72degree head angle wouldn't be helping.

Rather than moving your cleats off their ideal position for your feet, perhaps consider an angled headset...
03-29-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,970
Posted By tangerineowl

The 2019 Fuji Jari 1.1 carbon might do the trick,...

The 2019 Fuji Jari 1.1 carbon might do the trick, if it ever comes out.
2x option is smaller rings though.
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