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01-30-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By Trav1s

Goodluck CharlieProud and I'm looking forward to...

Goodluck CharlieProud and I'm looking forward to your response.
01-30-23, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By Trav1s

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-hybrid-al/ ...

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-hybrid-al/



Nice looking bike - 2x9 is a plus and the sale price certainly helps (or at least it's showing £200 off right now) For the price difference,...
01-29-23, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By Trav1s

https://www.ridgeback.co.uk/ridgeback-motion-varrb...

https://www.ridgeback.co.uk/ridgeback-motion-varrb2103

Well it has Shimano Tourney rear derailluer and lower level components but looks reasonable. Promax brakes do the job although there are...
01-28-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Trav1s

Wow! That's an awesome story! I'm glad to help...

Wow! That's an awesome story! I'm glad to help and even more happy this worked out so well. That red color is sweet too.

I'd suggest starting a thread that chronicles your life with the Verve 2...
01-25-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Trav1s

You are welcome! That blue is awesome and I'd...

You are welcome!
That blue is awesome and I'd certainly ride that.
...
01-25-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Trav1s

I have a Cannondale bias as my Quick 1 is the...

I have a Cannondale bias as my Quick 1 is the first bike I have owned that actually fits me and it is loaded with good components. I previously owned an old Specialized Hardrock and now own...
01-25-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By Trav1s

That's what my wife could not name when she rode...

That's what my wife could not name when she rode the Roll after riding the Verve! Very insightful as I think back to her test ride.

I have no experience with the Roll or the Treadwell so I...
01-18-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

I'm also thinking about upgrading to 105 brake...

I'm also thinking about upgrading to 105 brake calipers while I'm at it. I like the idea of having all 105 components on the bike. Why? Because I can. I do some research and share my discoveries.
01-16-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Here's a link to a Youtube share. BBInfinite BB...

Here's a link to a Youtube share.
BBInfinite BB and Shimano R7000 105 Crank spin
01-15-23, 06:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

I have a video of the crank free spinning with...

I have a video of the crank free spinning with pedals but not sure how to host it for the forum. It’s quiet, smooth, and turns so easily. Definitely different than the FSA stuff that came on the...
01-15-23, 03:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Crank installed! ...

Crank installed!


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01-14-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

The 105 crank greased and ready for install....

The 105 crank greased and ready for install. Torque wrench scheduled for delivery tonight. ...
01-14-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Pulled the chain for cleaning. Checked it for...

Pulled the chain for cleaning. Checked it for stretch and itís in spec. Iím guessing one good season and itíll need replaced. Cassette looks good and the original FSA crank has lots of life left in...
01-14-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Operation day! First objective - Swapped...

Operation day!

First objective - Swapped the bars. Cut 48mm off of each end of the RF Turbine bars and swapped them onto the bike. I kept the Ergon GP5 grips and will fine tune them when I can...
01-08-23, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 698
Posted By Trav1s

For sure!

For sure!
01-05-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By Trav1s

Did some digging and found a trigger shifter...

Did some digging and found a trigger shifter option that I'm considering for the Q24. I'll see if the LBS has one in stock before the Amazon option:...
12-28-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Well, I pulled the trigger on the R7000 105 crank...

Well, I pulled the trigger on the R7000 105 crank with 50/34 rings. I've earned some rewards points from Cambria with this transaction that I'll used for additional 105 goodies...
12-28-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Wow 😯 The BBInfinite bottom bracket arrived...

Wow 😯 The BBInfinite bottom bracket arrived yesterday and I opened it up this morning. The bearings are smooth and quiet. I’ve worked with many automotive, agricultural, and industrial bears and...
12-28-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Found a green S just NW of Indy on FB and it was...

Found a green S just NW of Indy on FB and it was reasonably priced.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1665842540533340/?hoisted=false&ref=saved&referral_code=null
12-18-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By Trav1s

I can comment on the aluminum Quick series - I...

I can comment on the aluminum Quick series - I own a Quick 1 and rode multiple of the lower level Quicks. I think they are worth considering. The lower lever (higher numbers) have a more relaxed...
12-18-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Yup - It was a 52/36 and 172.5 version. In my...

Yup - It was a 52/36 and 172.5 version. In my haste I ordered the incorrect one. I was juggling too much stuff with the new job and move preparation when I ordered it. Everything I have read says...
12-16-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Not terribly relevant to the Quick 1 but I did...

Not terribly relevant to the Quick 1 but I did score some legit RaceFace Chesters for $21/pair and free shipping. They could end up on the Quick to replace the blue Shimano pedals I really don't...
12-09-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Trav1s

That was a big lesson for me. Local store was...

That was a big lesson for me. Local store was going out of business and I picked up a cute Hello Kitty bike for my daughter. She did OK on it untll... While on vacation, she used a Trek Precaliber...
12-02-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By Trav1s

Welcome! Here's my experiences over the...

Welcome!

Here's my experiences over the past several years...

Tested multiple new bikes before lucking into my current Quick 1. Most of my testers were lower end bikes with larger tires...
11-19-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Trav1s

Exactly! I'm not a big guy and that makes a huge...

Exactly! I'm not a big guy and that makes a huge difference with transportation and storage. I loved the Hardrock but the M2 is a feather...
11-18-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Trav1s

I never even considered the tools to swap the...

I never even considered the tools to swap the fork in the equation. That makes the old CrMo Treks or Specialized bike look even more appealing. It defintely rode nice but was too small for me and...
11-18-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Trav1s

That being said - an mid 90's Hardrock plus new...

That being said - an mid 90's Hardrock plus new tires and derailuer upgrade gave me a capable singletrack bike for not much cash. Installing the 2.25" tires made a world of difference when...
11-18-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,498
Posted By Trav1s

My first thought was to pick up a 90's steel...

My first thought was to pick up a 90's steel frame mountain bike and spend some time on it. Even short travel forks do make a difference on basic singletrack. Your bike and your call.
11-11-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Trav1s

If you would not mind, start a thread like my...

If you would not mind, start a thread like my Quick 1 and share your experience with us.
11-08-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Trav1s

I'm another fan of Ergon GP series and used the...

I'm another fan of Ergon GP series and used the GP4 on my Quick1.

My biking friends would ask this question: Are you holding tight on the grips? Have you considered turning the grips so the...
11-03-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,282
Posted By Trav1s

I really enjoy singletrack as it is a change of...

I really enjoy singletrack as it is a change of pace and scenery for me. I did a couple singletrack rides on my Quick 1 but it felt out of place to me. I picked up an old Hardrock, made some...
11-02-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,831
Posted By Trav1s

I appreciate the changes you are making. I'm in...

I appreciate the changes you are making. I'm in a similar place with my Cannondale Quick 1... If I like the bike then I'll make the additions as I go. Why? Because I can. ;-)
10-22-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

We got a bonus late fall day here in central Ohio...

We got a bonus late fall day here in central Ohio - 73 degrees and tolerable winds. This was my longest ride of the season at just over 15 miles challenged my self to ride 4 miles further than my...
10-17-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Managed to cover a few miles over the weekend...

Managed to cover a few miles over the weekend with the Q1. The wife and I rode the same trail that is in the previous post with my daughter. We had a beautiful fall day with almost 7 miles filled...
10-08-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Trav1s

Im here to contribute to the original thread but...

Im here to contribute to the original thread but additional comments made my morning. :lol:

Definitely look into media blasting and soda or walnut shells would be a good choice as they remove...
09-29-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Trav1s

Wisdom right there!

Wisdom right there!
09-26-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,378
Posted By Trav1s

Glad to hear this is working out for your bother....

Glad to hear this is working out for your bother. I have read good things about the Jamis Coda line and your experience mirror's my reading.

As for the section I snipped from your post, that...
09-24-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Yesterday yielded another 8 miles on the Q1 - I...

Yesterday yielded another 8 miles on the Q1 - I hoped on the local trail and headed south to meet up with a friend who was buying is his first real bike. My ride was roughly 4 miles each way and all...
Forum: Touring
09-18-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,276
Posted By Trav1s

I'm late to the game but saw your link in another...

I'm late to the game but saw your link in another thread a_d_a_m

I appreciate the scoop on the ride and will keep your experience in mind as I explore central Ohio. I just moved to Westerville...
09-13-22, 03:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,201
Posted By Trav1s

Quick 1 is another option. I do like the 2x11...

Quick 1 is another option. I do like the 2x11 105 goodies
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09-05-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Made it out for a ride with my daughter. Since...

Made it out for a ride with my daughter. Since the derailleur needs adjusted I grabbed the other bike. It was a beautiful ride in central Ohio.

...
09-01-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Trav1s

That Canyon looks like a great bike for the...

That Canyon looks like a great bike for the money. Better components than my Cannondale Quick 1 and less money than the current version.
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08-23-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Picked up another 6 miles last night. Spent most...

Picked up another 6 miles last night. Spent most of the ride on the small front ring. Definitely needs some rear derailleur adjustment.
08-18-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Weíve landed in central Ohio and are living with...

Weíve landed in central Ohio and are living with family until we close on our house which happens to offer near direct access to the Ohio Erie trail. Oh yes!

I grabbed a much needed 7 mile ride...
07-24-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-23-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 60,890
Posted By Trav1s

My 2018 Quick 1 is running 700cx35s with the...

My 2018 Quick 1 is running 700cx35s with the fenders. I think 38s would fit without fenders.

...
07-23-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

Itís here! Iím amazed at how light it is. Iíll...

Itís here! Iím amazed at how light it is. Iíll do the install this winter but Iím happy to have found this.

...
07-18-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,827
Posted By Trav1s

Not sure about the fastest but the Cannondale...

Not sure about the fastest but the Cannondale Quick 1 is no slouch. I have found myself maintaining a higher pace with mine than I expected.
...
07-13-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,521
Posted By Trav1s

So after a month of looking, I found a new...

So after a month of looking, I found a new FC-5800 105 and ordered it yesterday. The bike time is non existent at this time as the relocation work is taking my attention.
06-30-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,041
Posted By Trav1s

Yes she does like the bike but we've been down on...

Yes she does like the bike but we've been down on ride time this year but for a good reason. I secured new employment and we will be relocating in the next 30-45 days. We'll look into the saddle...
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