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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By king_solom0n

Thanks for the info. I'm letting my bike shop...

Thanks for the info. I'm letting my bike shop take care of it so I'll provide the tools that came with the wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By king_solom0n

Thanks for the info. I contacted them and they...

Thanks for the info. I contacted them and they gave me another part number (r0-118b). I can't order directly from them since they're a wholesale distributor so I'm going to have my lbs contact them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By king_solom0n

Fulcrum Racing Zero C17 Spoke

I managed to break one of the spokes on the rear wheel drive side. Maybe my Google skills suck, but I'm having a hard time finding a spoke from the US. I think the part number I need is r0-018 but it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,730
Posted By king_solom0n

Yeah the first four steps can be ignored. The...

Yeah the first four steps can be ignored. The rest is mostly good though. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,270
Posted By king_solom0n

I have the Mega C. I like it because it's battery...

I have the Mega C. I like it because it's battery life is significantly better than anything else available. I'm lazy and like going a couple of weeks without charging. Most of the set up can be done...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,881
Posted By king_solom0n

My two bikes, Fuji SL 2.1 and Giant TCR Advanced...

My two bikes, Fuji SL 2.1 and Giant TCR Advanced SL
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1795x1346/fuji_c0e84060ad7617c797038b37fd7659b6c6664385.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By king_solom0n

In my experience, having good wheels is better...

In my experience, having good wheels is better than having a good groupset. I had Tiagra 4700 and it was like a heavier 10 speed version of 105 5800.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 72,086
Posted By king_solom0n

Not hot.. that saddle makes any bike...

Not hot.. that saddle makes any bike automatically not hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,806,326
Posted By king_solom0n

The main reasons for me were reliability,...

The main reasons for me were reliability, stiffness, and aesthetics. I used to have the Campy Zonda and had zero issues. Never had to get them trued even once. I wanted to upgrade to something a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,806,326
Posted By king_solom0n

Fulcrum Racing Zero Nite and Vittoria Corsa G+...

Fulcrum Racing Zero Nite and Vittoria Corsa G+ Competition.. I know how much everyone loves tan walls. :D
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 72,086
Posted By king_solom0n

The bike is great except those shifters. They are...

The bike is great except those shifters. They are horrendous. Are they comfortable to use?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,350
Posted By king_solom0n

SRAM has lost their f****** minds. The price is a...

SRAM has lost their f****** minds. The price is a problem but buying a whole new power meter when your chainrings wear out is unacceptable. I prefer rim brakes but if I were to get disc brakes, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By king_solom0n

Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By king_solom0n

Ok thanks.. I wish I knew how much it could be...

Ok thanks.. I wish I knew how much it could be ahead to time so I could budget for it
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By king_solom0n

Just what I was looking for. Thank you!

Just what I was looking for. Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By king_solom0n

Import duty for wheels from the UK

I'm interested in buying Fulcrum Racing Zero Carbon wheels from Merlin Cycles. I remember seeing somewhere that a duty has to be paid for anything over $800. I've been trying to find about how much...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,881
Posted By king_solom0n

Definitely one of the best looking bikes in this...

Definitely one of the best looking bikes in this thread. :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-18, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By king_solom0n

I think Campy or Fulcrum two way fit wheels are...

I think Campy or Fulcrum two way fit wheels are what you are looking for. They can probably be found from UK shops (Wiggle, Chain Reaction, Merlin, etc) for around $500.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By king_solom0n

Thank you. Just sent him a PM. Now...

Thank you. Just sent him a PM.



Now that I think about it, I heard a noise while riding. I stopped and had a quick look but didn't notice it at the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By king_solom0n

My LBS recommended them as well and they gave me...

My LBS recommended them as well and they gave me a quote of $399. Will probably go with them if I don't like the other options.



Thanks! Just sent them a message.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By king_solom0n

Carbon Fiber Frame Repair

Hi all,

Need some help with finding a place to get a frame repaired. I have Giant TCR Advanced SL. I was riding in the rain a few weeks ago and my bike got dirty. I finally got around to cleaning...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,881
Posted By king_solom0n

Man titanium bikes are so beautiful. Yours is...

Man titanium bikes are so beautiful. Yours is f'ing gorgeous. Almost got a ti bike, but ended up with a Giant TCR instead...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 896
Posted By king_solom0n

I know it's sacrilegious but Red cranks look...

I know it's sacrilegious but Red cranks look better than Dura Ace to me and they're lighter too
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 896
Posted By king_solom0n

SRAM Red 22 Crankset.. can be found under $400 on...

SRAM Red 22 Crankset.. can be found under $400 on eBay. Under $300 for the one with old graphics if you're really lucky. I used them with Praxis chainrings and it weighs around 500 grams.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,270
Posted By king_solom0n

No interest in pedal power meters? I have the...

No interest in pedal power meters? I have the Favero Assioma and they work well for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,881
Posted By king_solom0n

Very nice! This was one of the bikes I wanted...

Very nice! This was one of the bikes I wanted when I got into cycling. Would love to own one in the future.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,881
Posted By king_solom0n

Fuji SL 2.5. Weighs around 6.7 kg. ...

Fuji SL 2.5. Weighs around 6.7 kg.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By king_solom0n

I have the Deda Superleggero RS seatpost. Only...

I have the Deda Superleggero RS seatpost. Only had it for a few months but no issues so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-18, 11:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,906
Posted By king_solom0n

If you have a Performance Bike near you, I...

If you have a Performance Bike near you, I recommend getting something from them since they have a 365 day return policy and you can take it back to a store instead of having to ship it. That said...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 651,516
Posted By king_solom0n

You can't buy any SRAM stuff from the UK shops...

You can't buy any SRAM stuff from the UK shops anymore. They aren't allowed to sell to the US customers. I think it started back in 2016.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,940
Posted By king_solom0n

Lose weight, ride a LOT more, and hopefully reach...

Lose weight, ride a LOT more, and hopefully reach 3000 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-17, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By king_solom0n

Unfortunately most of the bike stores I've been...

Unfortunately most of the bike stores I've been to in the metro area don't carry much. Performance is probably your best option. They have a good selection, stuff is always on sale, and the return...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,034
Posted By king_solom0n

I have the 'older' one with the full carbon fork....

I have the 'older' one with the full carbon fork. Seems pretty good but I can only compare it to aluminum bikes and an old Orbea Orca. It's more comfortable than my aluminum bikes and feels faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,449
Posted By king_solom0n

Since Silver Comet is mostly flat and you have...

Since Silver Comet is mostly flat and you have decent wheels already, how about an aero bike? What don't you like about the Super Six?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-16, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By king_solom0n

Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By king_solom0n

Seatpost For Carbon Rails

So I bought the Ergon SR3 Pro Carbon. However I'm not sure if my current seatpost will work with it. It seems to fit fine but I'm not sure if I'm not sure if it's actually compatible (see pics...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,991
Posted By king_solom0n

Does anyone know when they are going to be...

Does anyone know when they are going to be released?
06-15-15, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By king_solom0n

I was riding with a friend and I let her use my...

I was riding with a friend and I let her use my Motobecane Elite Sport. While she was riding, the bike was making a sound like it's shifting when it was not. So I want to perform some upgrades on it...
06-12-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By king_solom0n

That's a very nice bike. Can you specify the...

That's a very nice bike. Can you specify the frame that you used?
06-11-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,485
Posted By king_solom0n

Yeah they're not in the US, at least not in the...

Yeah they're not in the US, at least not in the Atlanta area. They are very beautiful bikes.
06-10-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,485
Posted By king_solom0n

What bike is this?

What bike is this?
06-08-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By king_solom0n

Around $800 but can spend a little more as needed.

Around $800 but can spend a little more as needed.
06-08-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By king_solom0n

Thanks for the advice. With hybrids you've...

Thanks for the advice. With hybrids you've modified, have you used road bike or mountain drivetrains/components?



It really isn't about the money for me. Just looking at wheels and groupsets...
06-08-15, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By king_solom0n

Lightbulb Building A Bike Up From The Frame

Just curious to see if anyone has done it and what their experience was like. I'm thinking about doing one for the learning experience. I've seen a lot road and mountain bike builds but a tiny amount...
06-01-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By king_solom0n

I would like to get a carbon fiber road bike once...

I would like to get a carbon fiber road bike once I get under 200 pounds, but I would still keep the Fuji around to have friends who don't have bikes join me in rides. So I don't really see myself...
06-01-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By king_solom0n

Thanks for you help! 1. Looks like this is...

Thanks for you help!

1. Looks like this is what I need? Bikeman Dimension 700c Hybrid Fork: 1-1 8 inch Threadless; Suspension Corrected; Black (http://www.bikeman.com/FK0086.html)

2. Couldn't...
06-01-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By king_solom0n

Replacing Suspension and Handlebar

Need some help on two bikes.

1. I have a bike that I bought from Bike's Direct (Save up to 60% off new Hybrid Bicycles | Adventure Hybrid 29er Bikes Elite Adventure Sport Trail...
05-26-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,374
Posted By king_solom0n

$15 Forte bar ends from Performance Bike. Looks...

$15 Forte bar ends from Performance Bike. Looks slightly crooked to my eyes but I can't tell a difference when I hold them. How are y'all making sure both sides are even?
...
05-21-15, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,374
Posted By king_solom0n

What camera are you using? Your pics are always...

What camera are you using? Your pics are always so beautiful.
05-17-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,215,485
Posted By king_solom0n

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7692/17745616186_726...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7692/17745616186_726e3e5a9d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/t37VrL)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8885/17584137278_d9a2eb4d95_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sMRioE)
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