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Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By WorldIRC

Yep. I tried ordering a cassette and got the not...

Yep. I tried ordering a cassette and got the not shipping to Canada error. Not happening on all Shimano items, just some.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By WorldIRC

It's too bad the UK/EU companies can no longer...

It's too bad the UK/EU companies can no longer ship Shimano products to Canada. We're getting hosed!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,281
Posted By WorldIRC

It's also not fair to compare US prices with...

It's also not fair to compare US prices with European. It's not usually a simple conversion as they are separate markets.
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,281
Posted By WorldIRC

I bought a 2019 Scott Addict SE on "clearance" a...

I bought a 2019 Scott Addict SE on "clearance" a couple of months ago. Was surprised it was on sale TBH. I paid less than $5000 cdn for a full Di2 bike.

​In the end, your local dealer will either...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By WorldIRC

Anyone using absoluteBLACK oval rings?

Thoughts / feedback on them? Why did you switch?
10-23-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By WorldIRC

At the bottom footer section where you can flip...

At the bottom footer section where you can flip between pages in the thread. It shows I am at 891/897. I suspect the deleted posts are causing the page count to be thrown off (given its exactly 6...
10-23-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By WorldIRC

30 posts per page. 26896 replies (when I'm...

30 posts per page.

26896 replies (when I'm in the Road Bike Forum)
26712 replies (when I am in the thread itself).

Variance is 184 / 30 = 6 pages off.
10-23-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By WorldIRC

On the thread listed in my OP, 897 (but there are...

On the thread listed in my OP, 897 (but there are only 891).
10-22-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By WorldIRC

FYI years later, still never resolved :(

FYI years later, still never resolved :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 8,406
Posted By WorldIRC

These were my reasons for upgrading.

These were my reasons for upgrading.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19,715
Views: 4,209,479
Posted By WorldIRC

Blackburn Carbon bottle cages and a VéloColour...

Blackburn Carbon bottle cages and a VéloColour Rocket Pocket saddle bag!
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 918
Posted By WorldIRC

I'd either make the required repairs, as...

I'd either make the required repairs, as indicated, or look at a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,036
Posted By WorldIRC

Thanks I think I'll end up going with the Ion....

Thanks I think I'll end up going with the Ion. It'll do what I need. And yes, I plan to grab the Blendr adapter and connect it to my K-Edge!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,036
Posted By WorldIRC

Looking at the Ion 200 RT. I have a Varia RTL515...

Looking at the Ion 200 RT. I have a Varia RTL515 in the rear but need something in the front. Not sure if I want the Ion or something a little more substantial. I probably don't need anything more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By WorldIRC

The Shimano app also has pretty poor reviews for...

The Shimano app also has pretty poor reviews for the same reasons (bricking / not completing). Looks like the cycling companies should hire some actual app developers.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,036
Posted By WorldIRC

What lights are you using?

What lights are you using?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,036
Posted By WorldIRC

My primary reasons for having both Di2 and D-Fly...

My primary reasons for having both Di2 and D-Fly are simply due to me being a techy. No other reason, TBH. I wouldn't have one without the other!
09-21-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 308,270
Posted By WorldIRC

I wear a helmet on every ride that is beyond a...

I wear a helmet on every ride that is beyond a quick "test on my street after making adjustments" .

POC Ventral Air SPIN
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By WorldIRC

Bought a Ventral Air SPIN in the summer. So...

Bought a Ventral Air SPIN in the summer. So expensive, but so comfy!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19,715
Views: 4,209,479
Posted By WorldIRC

Elite Suito Trainer! ...

Elite Suito Trainer!
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,650
Posted By WorldIRC

So I guess its not so much that the technology is...

So I guess its not so much that the technology is proprietary, but there is less selection when it comes to Hookless Rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,650
Posted By WorldIRC

Sorry that was the Canadian Giant Site (no excuse...

Sorry that was the Canadian Giant Site (no excuse though!!). I'm sure there's an equivalent site for the US :)

https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=156634 found another website...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,650
Posted By WorldIRC

I wondered the same, and then I read their page...

I wondered the same, and then I read their page on Hookless Rims: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/ca/hookless-technology

GP5000 is specifically advised against use on those rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,650
Posted By WorldIRC

I was looking into getting a Giant but realized...

I was looking into getting a Giant but realized that the wheels are largely "proprietary" in that the list of compatible tires is minimal.

Thoughts on this?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19,715
Views: 4,209,479
Posted By WorldIRC

D-Fly for my Di-2 ...

D-Fly for my Di-2
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19,715
Views: 4,209,479
Posted By WorldIRC

Garmin Varia RTL515 ...

Garmin Varia RTL515

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

Likely the same on the Cannondale and Specialized

Likely the same on the Cannondale and Specialized
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

I've had both a Trek Madone and Cannondale...

I've had both a Trek Madone and Cannondale Synapse, both matte black. This was not an issue or thing on either of those bikes. That being said, I'm feeling better that other models have the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

Went to the LBS. Almost all the matte Scott bikes...

Went to the LBS. Almost all the matte Scott bikes have similar characteristics. I suspect it's just a part of the paint process. Regardless, LBS will reach out to Scott to find out a bit more and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Where I've circled is not just light, its an actual difference in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

Not at all, and that's what's strange about it....

Not at all, and that's what's strange about it. The rag is clean.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

Neither that weave (nor the wear on the top tube)...

Neither that weave (nor the wear on the top tube) was visible prior to my cleaning off the bike. That is my concern.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

Bike is heading back to the LBS tomorrow.

Bike is heading back to the LBS tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

Nothing inappropriate. I've owned black matte...

Nothing inappropriate. I've owned black matte carbon bikes for 10 years now, never an issue. The bike is only a week old. Just a clean rag and a bit of dish soap after my first ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By WorldIRC

New Bike Paint is Coming Off :(

Just picked up a brand new Scott Addict last week.

In the course of a week, I've noticed the black paint is coming off. This can't be normal, right? The frame still feels smooth. Its almost as if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By WorldIRC

I never even intended to go Tubeless. When I...

I never even intended to go Tubeless. When I bought the bike I asked to have the stock tires switched to the GP5000. My LBS called me and said "hey your wheels are Tubeless Ready, why not go...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By WorldIRC

While I agree it is very unlikely I'll end up...

While I agree it is very unlikely I'll end up ever using the tube, it is still good to have. I do ride with others and you never know, they may end up needing my tube, and at least then I can help. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By WorldIRC

I've had a few people just say carry smaller...

I've had a few people just say carry smaller tubes.

I have a bunch of 700x20/25 Conti Race 28s at home. Guess I'll just use those.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By WorldIRC

Need a 700x32 Tube

Hi All,

I just went TL on my bike, the Continental GP5000 in 700x32. I'm having trouble sourcing a lighter weight 700x32 tube (for backup purposes). The Continental Race 28 comes in a 700-28/32,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19,715
Views: 4,209,479
Posted By WorldIRC

Scott Addict SE Disc! ...

Scott Addict SE Disc!

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26,902
Views: 16,957,065
Posted By WorldIRC

Nice to see my thread is going strong after 17...

Nice to see my thread is going strong after 17 years!

Just picked up a new 2019 Scott Addict SE Disc, my first road bike with Discs & Di2!

Update: Uploaded better pic!
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06-20-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By WorldIRC

Which ones do you use? The reality is you can...

Which ones do you use? The reality is you can only have so much power before you just lock the wheel everytime.
06-20-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By WorldIRC

So apparently some bike wash on a clean rag,...

So apparently some bike wash on a clean rag, cleaned the rims, cleaned the brake pads, and all is good now! Despite "looking" clean, all it appeared to need was a good wipe down.
06-15-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By WorldIRC

Appreciate the insight. Maybe I'll have my LBS...

Appreciate the insight. Maybe I'll have my LBS take a closer look when things quiet down a bit. Nothing urgent.

Thanks for everyone's help
06-15-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By WorldIRC

I don't imagine they're the issue. Like I...

I don't imagine they're the issue. Like I mentioned modulation and contact to the bike appears good and immediate. No squishy or gunky feeling.
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06-14-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By WorldIRC

Aluminum for both. ​​​​​​

Aluminum for both.
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06-14-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By WorldIRC

The Cannondale definitely has Ultegra pads. The...

The Cannondale definitely has Ultegra pads. The Trek I believe has 105 pads as well.
06-14-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By WorldIRC

Braking performance varies on two road bikes

Hi There,

I have two road bikes. One is my Cannondale Synapse Carbon Ultegra with Campy Zonda wheels and Ultegra 6800 brakes. The other is an older Trek Madone 4.7 with the stock Bontrager Race...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19,715
Views: 4,209,479
Posted By WorldIRC

Just got a POC Omne Air Spin!

Just got a POC Omne Air Spin!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19,715
Views: 4,209,479
Posted By WorldIRC

Nice saddle bag. Looks like a slightly larger...

Nice saddle bag. Looks like a slightly larger rigid bag?

Also looking to get the new Varia as well.
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