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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,578
Posted By robbyville

Tour de Big Bear at the 40 mile stop guy does...

Tour de Big Bear at the 40 mile stop guy does amazing peppered bacon. Couple slices go a long way.

they also do the boiled potato quarters which are amazing when you sprinkle salt on them. Each...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By robbyville

RVnavv already mentioned Speedvagen. I have the...

RVnavv already mentioned Speedvagen. I have the horizon scheme which I love but they did this back in 2015 as well that I think is incredible. If you Google it you can find additional images of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By robbyville

RVnavv already mentioned Speedvagen. I have the...

RVnavv already mentioned Speedvagen. I have the horizon scheme which I love but they did this back in 2015 as well that I think is incredible. If you Google it you can find additional images of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,601
Posted By robbyville

Zombie thread! although I actually do...

Zombie thread!

although I actually do appreciate understanding some of the differences between the various power models since Iím back in the market with my last Toupe finally brokenÖ

hopefully...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,531
Posted By robbyville

FWIW friend owns a local LBS, I just got the last...

FWIW friend owns a local LBS, I just got the last of his gp5000ís in TL still had some clincher but no 28ís. He mentioned that his incoming shipment continues to get moved further out and was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,511
Posted By robbyville

hope you enjoy them! Iím on my second or third...

hope you enjoy them! Iím on my second or third GP5000 TL. Definitely one of the harder tires to install on my brand of wheels (I actually have to use a lever), but seats even with a hand pump and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,381
Posted By robbyville

I definitely think you need to do whatís right...

I definitely think you need to do whatís right for you. Still, there seems to be a lot of overthinking going on here. In my 7 plus years of tubeless around 6 or so exclusively, Iíve mismatched...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,511
Posted By robbyville

thanks! just found some of the Schwalbe...

thanks!

just found some of the Schwalbe Addix which I think you once recommended but $81ea so think Iíll wait a bit!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,511
Posted By robbyville

Iíll jump in on that! Will my Light Bicycle AR46...

Iíll jump in on that! Will my Light Bicycle AR46 rims work with these? I currently have gp5000 tlís on them, Iíve never actually even thought of compatibility, if the tire is tubeless compatible...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

nice job looks fantastic!

nice job looks fantastic!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,200
Posted By robbyville

my first set of 5000tlís (early production) would...

my first set of 5000tlís (early production) would throw cords regularly, never split from the casing though. I showed the owner of my LBS (small shop big community partner), and he swapped them out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,200
Posted By robbyville

my first set of 5000tlís (early production) would...

my first set of 5000tlís (early production) would throw cords regularly, never split from the casing though. I showed the owner of my LBS (small shop big community partner), and he swapped them out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,328
Posted By robbyville

Iíve used them a few times (in 25mm), really...

Iíve used them a few times (in 25mm), really liked the quality of ride.

it constantly amazes me the variation in mileage we all get. My 5000TLís have definitely outlasted most of my other tires. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,399
Posted By robbyville

Few folks in my neck of the woods riding on the...

Few folks in my neck of the woods riding on the new Specialized S Works mirror saddles at like $450 they have actually said that theyíre incredible. Some others who I ride with that work at the shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,357
Posted By robbyville

lol just last week I was on one of our regular...

lol just last week I was on one of our regular group rides and had to pull off at the start of a climb, one of my compatriots checked on me and asked if I had a flat, I truly thought my brakes (rim)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,874
Posted By robbyville

yeah ditto on that they sure have nailed their...

yeah ditto on that they sure have nailed their contact points, saddles and shoes at least for my body geometry (see what I did there)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By robbyville

funny! While Iíd love to pat myself on the back...

funny! While Iíd love to pat myself on the back for starting that thread I believe they were already gaining popularity prior lol!

damn good wheels though
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By robbyville

Congrats! Mine will be going on 3years of...

Congrats! Mine will be going on 3years of continuous use on September 20th still perfectly wonderful.

enjoy and ride safe!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

itís a great riding bike Iím sure! To get more...

itís a great riding bike Iím sure! To get more hot, assuming you donít care about keeping it 100% timely, look at some of the newer saddles which are hot and more comfortable and perhaps wheels.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

not sure how I missed this a month ago, hot hot...

not sure how I missed this a month ago, hot hot hot. Hope it rides as lovely as it looks!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,874
Posted By robbyville

Ah the joys of assumption that we all love! ...

Ah the joys of assumption that we all love!

on the topic of depositsÖ itís absurd to not require a deposit program for hard goods, although paying in full is a choice I would never make unless it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,735
Posted By robbyville

Well, not to get bogged into the tubeless or not...

Well, not to get bogged into the tubeless or not conversation which has been had ad nauseum (hope you enjoy it if you stick with it).

I was just going to say that sometimes tubeless will go flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By robbyville

Beautiful! Enjoy and ride like the wind!

Beautiful! Enjoy and ride like the wind!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By robbyville

Stunning, love the chrome lugs! although Iím...

Stunning, love the chrome lugs!

although Iím not in the market and will never get rid of my Speedvagen, I recently saw this Ti disk that they did that had me yearning.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,018
Posted By robbyville

11k km is amazing! I too am for the first time...

11k km is amazing! I too am for the first time ever sporting two different tires, gp5000tlr and a Specialized Roubaix TL that I got a great deal on. I live in terror that someone may notice lol!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By robbyville

I had the dura ace equipped version of that...

I had the dura ace equipped version of that yearís bike. I loved the frame and geometry. Similar to you, I had ridden it well for a year and then put it to the side during various moves until 2012...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,624
Posted By robbyville

Obviously Iím partial to Speedvagen but if going...

Obviously Iím partial to Speedvagen but if going for both breadwinner (beautiful bikes) are the only bivouac choice. Cant wait to see the finished products!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,624
Posted By robbyville

Yep, I was pleasantly surprised, I knew what I...

Yep, I was pleasantly surprised, I knew what I was getting into when I bought my SV and flew to Portland for the fitting with Sasha. I figured that the geometry would be much more aggressive since I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,624
Posted By robbyville

agree here, I have a custom SV and although itís...

agree here, I have a custom SV and although itís easily the best bike Iíve ever had, tough to get a complete bike in that price range. You should look at their ready made, disc and maybe a rugged...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By robbyville

I worked at Copper Mtn Resort for 6 years, and...

I worked at Copper Mtn Resort for 6 years, and have both supported the ride as a volunteer and ridden it. Great fun, great route, great people. Very much worth it.

as mentioned previously, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,287
Posted By robbyville

I'm sorry to hear of your challenges with Enigma....

I'm sorry to hear of your challenges with Enigma. I fall directly into the mentality that a lifetime warranty on anything but wear and tear if advertised should be honored. Seems a shame that given...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,001
Posted By robbyville

No worries, always happy to see someone get into...

No worries, always happy to see someone get into tubeless in an informed manner! I won't every go back (or at least unless the system dies and no tires are available but hopefully that won't happen...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,001
Posted By robbyville

Perfectly normal from a tube installation...

Perfectly normal from a tube installation perspective... Depending on the tire of course, The Conti GP5k's are easily the most annoying tires to get on and off using the wheels I have (Light...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,001
Posted By robbyville

ive put in a tube roadside a couple of times over...

ive put in a tube roadside a couple of times over the last 7 years of being tubeless. I installed normally, just removing the valve but left my tubeless Tim strip in place
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 293,661
Posted By robbyville

dang thatís a great looking bike!

dang thatís a great looking bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,001
Posted By robbyville

I would absolutely agree with the above statement...

I would absolutely agree with the above statement if you regularly ride in wet environments. That price is super as well. Sadly it looks like lead time is over 120 days!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,001
Posted By robbyville

Iíve had many tubeless wheelsets in both...

Iíve had many tubeless wheelsets in both materials. In that price range Iíd opt for either a set of custom laced Easton aluminum rims with White industry hubs by the amazing guys at November...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

Good to hear!Ē, mine also handle incredibly well...

Good to hear!Ē, mine also handle incredibly well in the wind although they are less deep than yours.

on the saddle, I hear you 100% Iím a huge advocate for a proper fit. I was just saying that as...
04-15-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By robbyville

Beautiful bike and amazing find, congrats! Ride...

Beautiful bike and amazing find, congrats! Ride safe!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

congrats on the new wheels, hope they ride as...

congrats on the new wheels, hope they ride as great as they look! The bike is obviously hot, extremely so. If I had my druthers I would replace the bar tape with something else once this wears out....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

definitely easier with Shimano. Campy has...

definitely easier with Shimano. Campy has changed spline set up at least twice between eight speed chorus and new. In my case, I wanted to use my modern wheels (the Svís backup I9ís) with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

very hot, hope it rides as beautifully as it...

very hot, hope it rides as beautifully as it looks!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

definitely hot-ish, definitely extremely hot with...

definitely hot-ish, definitely extremely hot with some 40+mm deep wheels. Just the shallow wheels with those brake rotors take away.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 258,841
Posted By robbyville

both beautiful, both hot. Two more great setups...

both beautiful, both hot. Two more great setups in your quiver!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,429
Posted By robbyville

Almost but not quite a zombie thread but Iíll add...

Almost but not quite a zombie thread but Iíll add that the guy who bought my bike is still going strong with the DI2 that I installed in 2013 despite the bike having fallen off his bike rack at speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,018
Posted By robbyville

I do need to get a set of tires relatively soon...

I do need to get a set of tires relatively soon either way. The ones I have in the DeRosa are old Specialized pretty beat up. I donít ride it much mostly every other week and then on monthly...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,018
Posted By robbyville

yup first checks seem to show out on transparent...

yup first checks seem to show out on transparent which appears to be same as skin or tan. Even on their US website
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,018
Posted By robbyville

Iím game. Not sure how tan sidewalls will look on...

Iím game. Not sure how tan sidewalls will look on the SV but if itís horrid Iíll just put them on the vintage DeRosa.

Where have you found these available, Iíd be doing 25mm
03-14-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By robbyville

Stunning great job!

Stunning great job!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,018
Posted By robbyville

Taken me a while to get some time to report on...

Taken me a while to get some time to report on this post. So much of what I would have wanted to say has already been said so I'll just list a few for me along with time last used since some may have...
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