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01-06-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,482
Posted By rsrogers

Made this switch about several months ago. Paired...

Made this switch about several months ago. Paired a M8000 XT 11-40 cassette with my existing GRX 810 rear derailleur and replaced the stock hanger extension with a Goatlink 10 just to be safe. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,709,799
Posted By rsrogers

Silca Secret Chain HOT MELT Wax. Can't wait...

Silca Secret Chain HOT MELT Wax. Can't wait to treat my chains with it.

I just recently cleaned one of my chains (with 1100 miles) to an agitated mineral spirit bath and got a scary...
12-03-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,852
Posted By rsrogers

December to date 34 miles 2021 to date: 4316.6...

December to date 34 miles
2021 to date: 4316.6 miles
2021 Goal: 5000 miles

I'm probably not going to make my goal :(. But, to be fair I've raised my goal several times during the year...
11-03-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,430
Posted By rsrogers

Wow, its those guys who ride 1x1 "fixies" that...

Wow, its those guys who ride 1x1 "fixies" that really have my utmost respect. I know of a few around here and they seem completely fearless of road conditions, hills, wind, and they are not slow...
11-01-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,430
Posted By rsrogers

I have several 3x bikes in my family (I also have...

I have several 3x bikes in my family (I also have several 2x bikes - gravel and road). Where the triple excels is in road touring/bikepacking. Extra low gearing with small to modest jumps is...
10-29-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,145
Posted By rsrogers

I just put the 11-40t XT cassette on my Bianchi...

I just put the 11-40t XT cassette on my Bianchi Allroad with 46/30 front rings. With the stock bracket axle unit the B-screw was all the way in and was hitting the tab at an angle. Probably...
10-20-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,145
Posted By rsrogers

LOL. maybe it is just me :-) But I might as...

LOL. maybe it is just me :-) But I might as well as shake the nest..... 3X may not be "cool" to some people, but objectively they have advantages. Straighter, more power efficient...
10-20-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,145
Posted By rsrogers

I don't understand all the movement to 1X. Must...

I don't understand all the movement to 1X. Must just be me?? 2X and 3X system have more efficient (power, wear....) chainlines, have much wider gear ranges, and have smaller steps between cogs for...
10-19-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,174
Posted By rsrogers

You are not alone. Usually, when it happens to...

You are not alone. Usually, when it happens to me, it is at night following a long hard ride during the day. But I concur with others, pickle juice has stopped cramps dead for me. Yeah, I've heard it...
10-19-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,145
Posted By rsrogers

I have ordered parts and will do this mod very...

I have ordered parts and will do this mod very soon. 46/30 with a GRX 810 RD. I will put a Wolftooth Roadlink 10 on it to go with the Deore M8000 11-40 cassette. Not going to push my luck with...
10-18-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 20,324
Posted By rsrogers

Thanks to the previous posters! Just made...

Thanks to the previous posters!

Just made this change today on my 2018 Specialized Diverge with a Tiagra 4700 rd. The 11-36t MTB cassette worked perfectly with 48-34 rings! Made a few turns on the...
10-04-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,206
Posted By rsrogers

With only going from a 25mm to a 28mm tire, you...

With only going from a 25mm to a 28mm tire, you might also have to do a few other things to make an appreciable difference First, you'd have to get a supple tire for sure. Not sure about that...
Forum: Texas
09-30-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rsrogers

What would be you're route to Eagle Lake from...

What would be you're route to Eagle Lake from Katy? I've driven 1093 from Wallis to Eagle Lake several times and have not been impressed with it. It loses the shoulders and the road surface is...
Forum: Introductions
09-30-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By rsrogers

Howdy from the west Houston, TX area

Thought I'd finally register with the forum after a few years of occasional lurking to find answers. I've found it such a great source of information - even better than my LBS's sometimes. Thanks so...
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