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04-05-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By franswa

Ya, still good. Another one to consider is the...

Ya, still good. Another one to consider is the PD-A530 which is dual sided and has a platform on the other side. This could be good while you are getting used to clipping in and out.
04-05-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

^^Nice to see everyone getting out this weekend!...

^^Nice to see everyone getting out this weekend! All great photos.

I'm pretty sure there was some proper gravel that my wheels rolled over on Saturday. Still learning how to make video edits that...
03-31-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 190,768
Posted By franswa

Appreciate the heads up but I really enjoy the...

Appreciate the heads up but I really enjoy the way they feel and roll and donít notice any sluggishness. This combo is a lot lighter than what I had before and quite an improvement with less...
03-29-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 3,486,938
Posted By franswa

donít drink beer much these days but a maredsous...

donít drink beer much these days but a maredsous tripel sounds nice right about now
03-29-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,610
Posted By franswa

Bout to start a "packed dirt" sub-forum. Who's...

Bout to start a "packed dirt" sub-forum. Who's in!?
03-28-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

Rather windy day with 17-34 mph gusts ...

Rather windy day with 17-34 mph gusts


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03-28-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

nice color match. What camera mount do you have...

nice color match. What camera mount do you have there?
03-26-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By franswa

They have a Bike Gallery option in their menu,...

They have a Bike Gallery option in their menu, which leads to their flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/fairlightcycles/albums
03-26-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By franswa

Interesting they don't go smaller than a 51.

Interesting they don't go smaller than a 51.
03-26-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 26,974
Posted By franswa

^^ thatís sick! Is that one of those locks that...

^^ thatís sick! Is that one of those locks that were part of a Kickstarter a few years back?
03-25-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By franswa

Nothing but positive effects so far! Yea, this...

Nothing but positive effects so far! Yea, this did lower the BB but pedal strike hasn't been an issue and my bike does feel more alive.
03-25-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

Thanks! Pretty new to the gravel riding and video...

Thanks! Pretty new to the gravel riding and video making but enjoying both quite a bit.
03-25-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By franswa

I had this same issue with toe overlap and my...

I had this same issue with toe overlap and my 700c wheel set, and while I didn't switch to 650b because of the overlap, it was a nice surprise to not have it any longer. I went from 700x45 >...
03-23-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

Nice! That's quite the elevation gain, too. If...

Nice! That's quite the elevation gain, too. If those paths look this nice in the winter I can only imagine what they look like in the summer
03-23-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By franswa

I have both, the ZIPP CX on my road bike and...

I have both, the ZIPP CX on my road bike and supacuz on my gravel bike and I like them both, with or without gloves and wet or dry.
03-23-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,098
Posted By franswa

Could be tough right now as most sellers are...

Could be tough right now as most sellers are taking advantage of knowledge that most people received a stimulus and are itching to make use of it.
03-22-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

Moving pictures

Moving pictures
03-18-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By franswa

I have a similar setup, but mine is 2x with the...

I have a similar setup, but mine is 2x with the GX 2.1 derailleur and it's been great!
03-18-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By franswa

A little over budget, but -...

A little over budget, but - https://us.alpkit.com/products/sonder-santiago-frame-and-fork-v1

There's also this, but not available til May -...
03-15-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 849
Posted By franswa

Yep, that's the only sort of tires I have set up...

Yep, that's the only sort of tires I have set up and once mounted, the manual seating of the bead was far easier for me than getting the tire installed. Hopefully it's the same for you, if you do end...
03-15-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 849
Posted By franswa

The first time I set up tubeless I followed this...

The first time I set up tubeless I followed this trick and seated the bead on half the rim and the tires inflated easily and beads fully seated with a track pump

https://youtu.be/tE3h4nmDdOo
03-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By franswa

I think my 11t gets used mainly when I have my...

I think my 11t gets used mainly when I have my bike in the work stand.
03-15-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By franswa

HED Belgium G or Hunt 34 aero wide will get your...

HED Belgium G or Hunt 34 aero wide will get your search started.
03-15-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By franswa

Whatís your budget?

Whatís your budget?
03-14-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 190,768
Posted By franswa

which pads?

which pads?
03-14-21, 02:56 PM
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Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

First ride on new wheels ...

First ride on new wheels

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03-12-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 190,768
Posted By franswa

New wheels, tires, chain, cassette and rotors...

New wheels, tires, chain, cassette and rotors installed

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03-10-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By franswa

my road bike(torture machine) and gravel bike...

my road bike(torture machine) and gravel bike have extremely different geo and thus I use different saddles

...
03-09-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,548
Posted By franswa

Thanks, thereís 28 spokes

Thanks, thereís 28 spokes
03-09-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,201
Posted By franswa

Heyyyyy! Wow, what a beauty.

Heyyyyy! Wow, what a beauty.
03-09-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,548
Posted By franswa

Still need to install new RD and longer chain to...

Still need to install new RD and longer chain to accommodate new cassette before I can take em for a spin, but pretty pumped. About 2 pounds lighter than stock wheelset!
03-09-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,548
Posted By franswa

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Wheels arrived. 650b adventure carbon, set up...
03-09-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By franswa

Yup, and the more mud that accumulates on the...

Yup, and the more mud that accumulates on the tire, the more sluggish it will feel.
03-08-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By franswa

Double tap is not a bad system, just different. ...

Double tap is not a bad system, just different.

I got my first nike with SRAM in January and it took half a ride to adjust. Hadn't ridden my Shimano bike until yesterday and was a little lost at...
03-05-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,201
Posted By franswa

Oh no! :eek:

Oh no! :eek:
03-05-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,201
Posted By franswa

Do I spot a crooked saddle?

Do I spot a crooked saddle?
03-04-21, 08:01 PM
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Views: 3,486,938
Posted By franswa

That blue is real nice. My steel gravel bike...

That blue is real nice. My steel gravel bike weighs about the same but should be around 1.5lbs lighter with new wheels
03-04-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By franswa

Clearly, the answer is yes.

Clearly, the answer is yes.
03-03-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,176
Posted By franswa

That gravel looks really comfy.

That gravel looks really comfy.
02-27-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

Another weekend, another ride

Got lost again


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02-26-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,874
Posted By franswa

Poseidon X or Redwood is maybe the best bang for...

Poseidon X or Redwood is maybe the best bang for the buck, if you're cool with that geometry.
02-25-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 3,486,938
Posted By franswa

Bummer! Probably just a random fluke.

Bummer! Probably just a random fluke.
02-24-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By franswa

Chain L is what I use and have found it to...

Chain L is what I use and have found it to perform the best, so the price seems justified. Have not noticed any odd smell like mentioned above^
02-22-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,576
Posted By franswa

Edited my post to include more. If you rotate...

Edited my post to include more. If you rotate bars down and move shifters up it will effectively decrease the reach and might provide enough of an upright position.
02-22-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,576
Posted By franswa

Before reading your reply I thought to myself it...

Before reading your reply I thought to myself it could be the angle of The handlebars and maybe rotating them down would provide more consistent control on turns.

I might be inclined to unwrap,...
02-22-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 269,577
Posted By franswa

Thawed out

What a brutal week it has been here in Central Texas! Finally got water last night, after five days without. Fortunate to have had electricity the whole time. Hard to believe it was 70f yesterday.
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02-22-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 190,768
Posted By franswa

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Silca Tattico
02-22-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 3,486,938
Posted By franswa

Looks sharp! How do you like that groupset?

Looks sharp! How do you like that groupset?
02-20-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By franswa

Agree with the above two, especially since it has...

Agree with the above two, especially since it has hydro brakes.
02-19-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,201
Posted By franswa

Heck yeah!

Heck yeah!
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