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09-25-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 595
Posted By jaxgtr

Get this stuff... This guy paints a car with the...

Get this stuff... This guy paints a car with the Musou black, the blackest paint, then paints over it with some hypershift paint and its a pretty damn cool effect
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By jaxgtr

So I took a 5 mile test ride on one of these...

So I took a 5 mile test ride on one of these today from the local Trek shop that was taken over by Trek Corp, and they are the only store locally to have them.

So I will say, the ride of the...
09-20-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By jaxgtr

Looking at new frame and Fit

I currently have a Trek Emonda ALR in a 54 and a Trek Domane in a 52. The Emonda ALR fits me like a glove and absolutely love the bike. When I was looking for a new bike a couple of years ago, I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea the stems that came with my wheels have a...

Yea the stems that came with my wheels have a smaller opening at the base restricting the flow of the sealant and it takes longer and can be so messy if you push it in to fast. I bought some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By jaxgtr

If your still thinking tires after your try...

If your still thinking tires after your try different sealant, I've been running Pirelli P Zero Race TLR and they have been wonderful. I got this in my rear tire and I was able to ride home 7 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 582
Posted By jaxgtr

I saw these things for the first time on last...

I saw these things for the first time on last years Paris Roubaix and I had to look them up to see what they were, then was shocked at the cost. I could see if you were racing on the cobbles, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By jaxgtr

As mentioned it was\is a supply issue. They will...

As mentioned it was\is a supply issue. They will ensure the SLR models will be complete group sets first and then work their way down to the lower models.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By jaxgtr

Been looking at their frames for a while now,...

Been looking at their frames for a while now, getting more serious and wanted to see what your experience has been.
09-14-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,174
Posted By jaxgtr

I tried to ride in the lane as long as I don't...

I tried to ride in the lane as long as I don't have to ride through a bunch of crap and debris... for the most time, the bike lanes where I am are clean and useable. However, when I commuted, I rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,260
Posted By jaxgtr

I gave my kids 1 move back, when they did that,...

I gave my kids 1 move back, when they did that, their only place to sleep here after that, is the garage and their bedrooms became my wife's craft room and the other became my office\bike cave.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By jaxgtr

Seat post on the gen 4 version bike is a standard...

Seat post on the gen 4 version bike is a standard 27.2, versus the D post, which is a positive step.

Edit: Confirmed it is a D shape post
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By jaxgtr

Sort of depends on the day, weather, temp, etc....

Sort of depends on the day, weather, temp, etc. If it is super hot and humid, I probably have sucked down enough liquids, so I will probably have some oatmeal, made with lactose free milk, and a lot...
09-11-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By jaxgtr

Fixed it for you... :D However, I rode...

Fixed it for you... :D

However, I rode Gatorskins on my commuter for 4 + yrs give or take and never had a flat, so while they ride like crap, they are a great tire.
09-11-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By jaxgtr

I rebuilt a 2003 Trek 7300 back a few years, took...

I rebuilt a 2003 Trek 7300 back a few years, took it down the frame, the bike shop found me a non-suspension fork. Everything thing else I found on craiglist or E-bay and put it back together except...
09-11-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By jaxgtr

I bought my wife the same model used for $1200....

I bought my wife the same model used for $1200. It's a great bike, I changed out the wheels for some Aeolus Pro 37's and since we are in a very flat region, a 14-28 cassette. The bike looked brand...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,260
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I got rid of my rollers a while ago when I...

Yea I got rid of my rollers a while ago when I got my Kickr.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,260
Posted By jaxgtr

Shimano has these things, the adapters will allow...

Shimano has these things, the adapters will allow you to use your 3 bolts with a 2 bolt cleat. Not just SPD's, but I believe all 2 bolts.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,260
Posted By jaxgtr

OP: GCN, while not a high flaluten research firm,...

OP: GCN, while not a high flaluten research firm, did a compare on flats versus clips:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7bB6t33oUY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,260
Posted By jaxgtr

I have clipless on the Stages Smart Bike that my...

I have clipless on the Stages Smart Bike that my wife and I use in my bike cave\office, and my wife whom is really not comfortable using clipless is far more comfortable with them now since she has...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By jaxgtr

You will probably end up with the 2023 model by...

You will probably end up with the 2023 model by the time it ships.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea my shop was not sure if it was components or...

Yea my shop was not sure if it was components or frames, but he did say, that they did the same thing with the new Fuel EX, said once they could get them in Europe, they seemed to be available in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By jaxgtr

So when I was at the Trek dealer picking up a...

So when I was at the Trek dealer picking up a part, I asked about delivery dates for these bikes. Trek is not even offering dates yet and would not even take an order for one. They said it the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,260
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, and might I say, your taste is pedals is...

Yep, and might I say, your taste is pedals is outstanding. I have been riding ATAC's for probably 12 years now, and I moved all my bikes to them roughly 4 years ago having ridden all versions of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By jaxgtr

I'm going by my lbs tomorrow to pick up a part...

I'm going by my lbs tomorrow to pick up a part for someone, wanted to see the same thing. I like the red\blue SLR coloring, and would consider a frameset and move my di2 over
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By jaxgtr

When the Emonda first came out, I was looking at...

When the Emonda first came out, I was looking at the carbon SL , but then I saw and really liked the ALR. I really loved the ALR 5 red that was not offered in the 6, so I bought the 5, moved my 11...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By jaxgtr

Ahh, I was not aware they were doing that as well.

Ahh, I was not aware they were doing that as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By jaxgtr

That will only work with Bontrager saddles with...

That will only work with Bontrager saddles with the mounting options built in to the saddles if I recall correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By jaxgtr

What model year are we talking about? I had some...

What model year are we talking about? I had some issue with my Domane when it was new and found the rear isospeed needed a little tightening, also might need to check the chain ring bolts, amazing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By jaxgtr

My clavicle was so screwed up, the screws broke...

My clavicle was so screwed up, the screws broke out of what bone I had left and they had to go back in and remove the metal and try and figure out how to put things in to make them refuse. I also...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By jaxgtr

Ouch... good luck on your recovery. Never under...

Ouch... good luck on your recovery. Never under estimate a competent Physical Therapy provider. While you are recovering, do your research and find a good one and get on the list. I broke my...
09-01-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 826
Posted By jaxgtr

I'm old, I can't remember that far back, I know...

I'm old, I can't remember that far back, I know what I have now....

See signature...
09-01-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I saw the only real diff is the wheels, so...

Yea I saw the only real diff is the wheels, so since I had the Pro 3v's I am not using from my Domane, I decided I would just use them and save $500 on the cost of the bike, plus, I liked the color...
09-01-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, 11 speed. it is a junior racer cassette....

Yep, 11 speed. it is a junior racer cassette. They are restricted from having the 11, 12, and 13 cogs, so these are great, they go 14-21, 23, 25, 28. Perfect for flat area's with lots of wind, which...
09-01-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By jaxgtr

Gives you the option to go with something...

Gives you the option to go with something slightly larger, but only two teeth is so nominal, its a what's the point in my view. Although on the road bike I converted to my commuter, I ran a 40 1x...
08-31-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By jaxgtr

Yea I miss having the flat bar for just tooling...

Yea I miss having the flat bar for just tooling around and I really like the ride of my wife's bike, but it's way to small for me, so I decided to buy the new Trek FX Sport 5. I have a set of the...
08-31-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By jaxgtr

I converted a Trek CrossRip into a 1x flat bar...

I converted a Trek CrossRip into a 1x flat bar bike. It was a drop bar 2x, rode nice, but I was using it as a commuter and I liked a more upright position better for that scenario.

I put a carbon...
08-31-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By jaxgtr

Yes... I put some Bontrager Aeolus Pro 37's on my...

Yes... I put some Bontrager Aeolus Pro 37's on my wife's bike and running Pirelli P Zero Race in 28's on it. Rides like a dream. I have not swapped out the bars or seat post at this time. Although I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,490
Posted By jaxgtr

I collected all the used solvents and took it to...

I collected all the used solvents and took it to my city's chemical waste disposal. They collect paint, solvents, cleaners, all of that stuff. I got a couple of 1 gallon containers with lids from...
08-27-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By jaxgtr

original elemnt and the roam will function the...

original elemnt and the roam will function the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,183
Posted By jaxgtr

I have a sub 16 pound Emonda and my just slightly...

I have a sub 16 pound Emonda and my just slightly over 18 pound Domane SLR7. I do not notice major differences in my rides due to the bike weight when I ride. However, if I was worried about the 2...
08-19-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 775
Posted By jaxgtr

I've tried a few, but I really like the...

I've tried a few, but I really like the Quadlock...
08-19-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,463
Posted By jaxgtr

Not to far from you.... ...

Not to far from you....


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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By jaxgtr

I know you already got your wheels, but in case...

I know you already got your wheels, but in case anyone else is looking, I've been really happy with the Bontrager Aeolus Pro 5's. This is my second set of these. My first set was from 2014 or 15,...
08-02-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By jaxgtr

They probably could, but in this situation with a...

They probably could, but in this situation with a 40 lb rack, and a 20 lb bike, it was a non factor. It only extended the receiver about 2 inches. I would never do that if I was looking to pull...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,614
Posted By jaxgtr

4k+ at the moment on the original set. However, I...

4k+ at the moment on the original set. However, I do not have hills or mountains so, I expect to have 6K at a minimum
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,752
Posted By jaxgtr

Yep, good point, I should have referenced I was...

Yep, good point, I should have referenced I was only discussing the tubeless version of the 5k's
07-29-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By jaxgtr

Get an expander to hold the 2 inch rack, they...

Get an expander to hold the 2 inch rack, they sell one, but way over priced. I found one at the where I had my the 1.25" rack I installed on an old CRV way back in the day. They are about $20 to $30...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,752
Posted By jaxgtr

I have avoided the Conti based on the mounting...

I have avoided the Conti based on the mounting issues I heard about on these here interwebs, however, I have been running P Zero Race on my Bontrager Aeolus Pro 51's and Pro 5's, and they have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By jaxgtr

Check to make sure your core is tight, I had one...

Check to make sure your core is tight, I had one I thought was good, but found I need to give it another quarter turn. Once I did that, its been good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,666
Posted By jaxgtr

My luck in staying dry on rides has sucked...

My luck in staying dry on rides has sucked recently as we have been in a fairly heavy rain pattern. I was in a deluge the other day and ended up riding in the rain for about 90 mins as I made my way...
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