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04-29-18, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,094
Posted By xfimpg

Where are you guys purchasing your frames from...

Where are you guys purchasing your frames from China? There isn't any pricing available on these websites... a quick Google Search points me to Alibaba...?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By xfimpg

Would you know the weight? with or without pedals.

Would you know the weight? with or without pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By xfimpg

Thanks BM, just the kind of information I was...

Thanks BM, just the kind of information I was looking for.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By xfimpg

Anyone here riding a Kestrel RT-1000?

Is anyone here riding a Kestrel RT-1000?
What are the positives and negatives you could say about your bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

Review: DT Swiss R24 Spline db wheelset | road.cc...

Review: DT Swiss R24 Spline db wheelset | road.cc (http://road.cc/content/review/152949-dt-swiss-r24-spline-db-wheelset)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

Update: I ended up choosing the DT Swiss R24...

Update: I ended up choosing the DT Swiss R24 Spline Road Wheelset. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

and thanks guys for all the feedback. :thumb:

and thanks guys for all the feedback. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

You'll get more responses if you start your own...

You'll get more responses if you start your own thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

You're right Bob, there is the "noisy hub"...

You're right Bob, there is the "noisy hub" issue... will seek a wheelset with Shimano hubs and a 24 x 28 configuration... the search begins to narrow down :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

Good points and especially the low spoke count of...

Good points and especially the low spoke count of 20/24 still makes me nervous... I did some digging and found these by Williams Racing that could fit the bill - I'm partial to the 24/28 count...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

Thanks Guys It seems that a 20 x 24 spoke...

Thanks Guys

It seems that a 20 x 24 spoke combination would be a good start.

Sounds cheesy but if there's one color I can't stand on a bike it's red... too many wheelsets with this color. Maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By xfimpg

Wheel recommendation for 175lb rider?

I'm building my second carbon road bike and i'm good with choosing Ultegra 6800 as my drivetrain but when it comes to wheels - especially with all the offerings they have today - I get a bit lost.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By xfimpg

Yes I know, I know, I know, that's what I wrote...

Yes I know, I know, I know, that's what I wrote above, asking someone to verify what the sticker says on their bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By xfimpg

So 8r or 10r anyone?

So 8r or 10r anyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By xfimpg

Ok thanks. I never thought it would come to...

Ok thanks.

I never thought it would come to this, but the clean white look of the bike frame is really what i'm after; those new colours just don't speak to me and I never thought that riding a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By xfimpg

"fs"?

"fs"?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By xfimpg

Does anyone have one that could confirm what the...

Does anyone have one that could confirm what the sticker on the bottom reads about the Fact carbon?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-17, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By xfimpg

https://www.specialized.com/ca/en/men/bikes/road/p...

https://www.specialized.com/ca/en/men/bikes/road/performance/roubaix-sl4/115488

https://s7d5.scene7.com/is/image/Specialized/157986?$small$
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-17, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By xfimpg

2017 Specialized Roubaix Compact - 8r or 10r?

Can anyone who has a 2017 Specialized Roubaix Compact confirm if the carbon is 8r or 10r? :thumb:

Too many websites contradicting themselves, even Specialized i'm not sure why the carbon would be...
10-03-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Yeah, i know and you've got taste... but the...

Yeah, i know and you've got taste... but the COLORS... ugggggggggg

I had an Anthem x0 2011 that was white and sexy, but these new colors, man, I want to look at it and want to ride the heck out of...
10-03-17, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By xfimpg

Bikeforums.net never disappoints! You guys rock! ...

Bikeforums.net never disappoints! You guys rock!

A few comments compiled from above...

I thought Florida was as flat as a pancake.

XC/Trail Mountain biking, as in Moab, Fruita, The Colorado...
10-02-17, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By xfimpg

Yeah that's what I'm looking for, beach access...

Yeah that's what I'm looking for, beach access with lots of trails in the background. Maybe SoCal, but I was thinking maybe more south, but in Mexico there doesn't seem to be a lot of mtb activity...
10-02-17, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By xfimpg

Ah, no worries, gone to check it out! and...

Ah, no worries, gone to check it out! and thanks:thumb:
10-02-17, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By xfimpg

Hmmm, never heard of it, but then i'm not the...

Hmmm, never heard of it, but then i'm not the most versed as i'm asking for help!
Where is this "Aja divide"? I couldn't find much on the net.
Would you have a link?
Thanks!
10-01-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By xfimpg

Where to XC in the south during winter?

I'm planning on spending my winters in the south for the next coming years and I was wondering if there are any xc biking meccas in the south, like islands, off the coast of Mexico, anywhere really...
09-26-17, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

I think what he means (feel free to correct me)...

I think what he means (feel free to correct me) is that knowing your heavier, you make up for it with a bit more effort...
09-25-17, 06:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Hey, not purchased yet. The 4 lbs of weight...

Hey, not purchased yet.
The 4 lbs of weight difference with a $4000 Giant Anthem Advanced is bugging me.
Now I have to decide if it's worth spending $500 per pound. LOL

I also looked into the...
09-24-17, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By xfimpg

No one??

No one??
09-22-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By xfimpg

Bossnut V2 anyone?

Does anyone own a Bossnut V2 and can you comment on how it climbs?
Does the extra 3-4 pounds vs the competition show?

Thanks!
08-30-17, 11:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Thanks everyone for the feedback, given the...

Thanks everyone for the feedback, given the insane prices these manufacturers are demanding, I've decided to go with a Calibre Bossnut!
08-29-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 722
Posted By xfimpg

Calibre Bossnut v2

Has anyone on the North American side of the pond been able to order a Calibre Bossnut? How did you do it?

Calibre Bossnut V2 Mountain Bike | GO Outdoors...
08-29-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Hey, can I ask you if you needed to make any...

Hey, can I ask you if you needed to make any travel adjustments to the front fork of the Trance at 150 to be able to climb uphill? I've been limiting my search to 130mm up front to make climbing...
08-29-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Thanks for the feedback on the Trance. I guess...

Thanks for the feedback on the Trance.
I guess a can of Plastidip would solve the colour issue.
08-28-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Excellent suggestion... but those colours......

Excellent suggestion... but those colours... ugggggggg
08-28-17, 06:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

No Xfimpg, it rides like a hardtail... stiff. ...

No Xfimpg, it rides like a hardtail... stiff.
So what happens to those who want a dual suspension?
08-28-17, 06:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Ah! that's what I was missing, thanks man! ...

Ah! that's what I was missing, thanks man!
Quite fascinating that the flexing of the frame replaces the shocks, big money saver there.
08-28-17, 05:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Nice frames! No dualies...?

Nice frames!
No dualies...?
08-28-17, 05:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Hmmm, I thought of trying a different brand. A...

Hmmm, I thought of trying a different brand. A good suggestion though, thanks.
08-28-17, 01:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,970
Posted By xfimpg

Help me find my replacement mountain bike!

I recently sold my Giant Anthem X0, I found it didn't have enough travel to take care of my aging body of 47 years. Heck of climber, though.
So I'm looking to replace it and would like the Forums...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,517
Posted By xfimpg

Thanks Steve, very informative. :thumb:

Thanks Steve, very informative. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,517
Posted By xfimpg

Not sure how much i should pay for a frame. My...

Not sure how much i should pay for a frame. My only experience was purchasing a 2012 Spec Roubaix Pro frame for $2200 back 5 years ago. I would assume the Chinese frames are less - thinking Workswell...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,517
Posted By xfimpg

Thanks for the tip, they have nice frames... the...

Thanks for the tip, they have nice frames... the warranty is only 2 years; area of concern?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,517
Posted By xfimpg

Online store to buy just the "frame"?

Hi
I'm looking to build my own ride; is there a website(s) that is(are) known for having a good frame selection?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By xfimpg

Why? What's wrong with it...?

Why? What's wrong with it...?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-17, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By xfimpg

Weight for a 2017 Roubaix SL4?

Hi
Is anyone riding a stock Specialized Roubaix 2017 SL4 and have you weighed it?
https://www.specialized.com/ca/en/men/bikes/road/performance/roubaix-sl4/115488
Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-17, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By xfimpg

Hey Guys, these are great choices, much...

Hey Guys, these are great choices, much appreciated for your feedback and taking time to respond. :)
Not sure what the final decision is yet, but will be shopping!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By xfimpg

Budget is probably in the $300-400 range, if that...

Budget is probably in the $300-400 range, if that makes sense for a weekend endurance warrior.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-17, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By xfimpg

Wheels for a 180 pound rider?

Hi
I'm a 180 pound rider getting back into cycling as mountain biking and lyme disease don't mix!

I'm going to a Specialized Roubaix SL4 and would like your advice on the best deal wheelsets...
05-31-15, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By xfimpg

Right foot pronates to the outside on the downstroke?

Hi All
In order to try to solve a slight right knee pain issue, I decided to ride my bike with running shoes, as opposed to my usual SPD clipless setup.

What I noticed shocked me! My right foot,...
10-01-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By xfimpg

+1 Had the same impression. Costa's crocodile...

+1
Had the same impression. Costa's crocodile tears at the end did sway me a bit... but only for a few moments.
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