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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,366
Posted By Laurido92

I've both Garmin Edge (510, 810, 520, and 530)...

I've both Garmin Edge (510, 810, 520, and 530) and had the Wahoo ELEMNT Roam and although I had no issues with the Roam I ended up selling it and getting the 530. The only thing that I wasn't crazy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By Laurido92

Great cycling weekend. 52 miles on Saturday and...

Great cycling weekend. 52 miles on Saturday and 35 on Sunday.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,126
Posted By Laurido92

Rides - 68 Distance - 1,968 mi Elev Gain -...

Rides - 68
Distance - 1,968 mi
Elev Gain - 84,859
Time - 125h 12m
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,012
Posted By Laurido92

rear

rear
06-28-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,503
Posted By Laurido92

I think wheels are the best and most noticeable...

I think wheels are the best and most noticeable upgrade you can make to your bike. In your case I wouldn't spend $1K on carbon wheels. Look at Nashbar they have a set of Vuelta Corsa SLR aluminum...
05-10-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,175
Posted By Laurido92

I bought a pair of the hi-vis ones and a pair of...

I bought a pair of the hi-vis ones and a pair of white ones. Haven't tried them on yet.
05-10-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,884
Posted By Laurido92

Giro Carbide R MTB Bontrager Race Fizik R3...

Giro Carbide R MTB
Bontrager Race
Fizik R3 Uomo
Giro Sotto
04-28-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 23,404
Posted By Laurido92

I had a set of Michelin Pro3 Service Course and...

I had a set of Michelin Pro3 Service Course and got 4k miles out of them. Never had any issues with them. Only had one flat during that time. I had t change them because the wire beads was starting...
04-22-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Laurido92

Usually they have the model listed on them...

Usually they have the model listed on them somewhere Aksium, Elite, Ksyrium, etc. look for that. If not, google Mavic wheels and see what post up.
04-22-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 212,225
Posted By Laurido92

Yesterday our cycling community suffered a great...

Yesterday our cycling community suffered a great loss. Our good friend, mother, and wife was struck while riding the "Booty Loop" and was pronounced dead at the hospital from her injuries.

She was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By Laurido92

I live in Indian Trail which is a suburb east of...

I live in Indian Trail which is a suburb east of Charlotte. Charlotte is a fast growing city and the traffic shows it.

Cycling is very big here. I tend to stay away from anything to do with...
04-20-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,976
Posted By Laurido92

I had a set of Pro3 Service Course and they were...

I had a set of Pro3 Service Course and they were great which is why I went with the Pro4 Endurance
04-20-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,732
Posted By Laurido92

I keep my iPhone 6S plus in a waterproof bag...

I keep my iPhone 6S plus in a waterproof bag inside my center jersey pocket and have never had issues with it coming out or falling
04-20-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,976
Posted By Laurido92

I'm a fan of Michelin Pro4 Endurance and Service...

I'm a fan of Michelin Pro4 Endurance and Service Course. I put 4k miles on my Service Course and I'm aon about 1k miles on my Endurance and really like them. I little heavier than the Service Course...
04-15-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,751
Posted By Laurido92

I have the same kickstand on my TR 1 and it is...

I have the same kickstand on my TR 1 and it is not adjustable. I like it but wished i could adjust it because the bike leans too much and I'm afraid it'll fall.
04-15-18, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By Laurido92

Michelin Pro4 Endurance or Service Course. Less...

Michelin Pro4 Endurance or Service Course. Less than the Conti and just as good.
04-15-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,175
Posted By Laurido92

I will say to look at the Edge 20 or 25. Both are...

I will say to look at the Edge 20 or 25. Both are great and will not break the bank. I have an Edge 810 and really like the features on it. It tracks everything I want plus it has extra capabilities...
04-03-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,415
Posted By Laurido92

at 250 grams is no that light. I have a PRO...

at 250 grams is no that light. I have a PRO Falcon Carbon AF saddle that only weighs 180 grams and it's very comfortable and only cost me $69
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By Laurido92

I have a set of Asics running tights that I use...

I have a set of Asics running tights that I use if it's not windy but cold. I also have a pair insulated running tights that use if it's windy or colder than 30 degrees.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,963
Posted By Laurido92

I have both set ups and will say that I prefer...

I have both set ups and will say that I prefer the Ultegra 52/36 11-28 to the 105 50/34 11-28. I feel like I'm always searching for the right gear with the compact and feel like I'm spinning more...
03-20-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,619
Posted By Laurido92

check your local Aldi supermarket if you have one...

check your local Aldi supermarket if you have one around. Around this time of year they bring some bike accessories and one of them is a wireless bike computer that is only $10. Had it on my first...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,942
Posted By Laurido92

I would go with the SL 3.1. I would rather have...

I would go with the SL 3.1. I would rather have the Ultegra brakes. You can always get better wheels. I have a 2016 SL 2.3 and absolutely love that bike. My first "real" road bike was a 2013 Roubaix...
03-17-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By Laurido92

My first road bike was from BD. It is very easy...

My first road bike was from BD. It is very easy to put together (stem, handlebar, front wheel, and seat post. After I did that i took it to a LBS so they could check the torque and the...
03-17-18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Laurido92

I bought a $200 PRO AF Falcon Carbon for $70 and...

I bought a $200 PRO AF Falcon Carbon for $70 and it's been my favorite saddle so far. Like other have said you can get some really good deals to be had and if you don't like it you can always return...
03-16-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,479
Posted By Laurido92

pictures

pictures
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 492,340
Posted By Laurido92

2016 Fuji Gran Fondo 2.3

Here's mine!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,981
Posted By Laurido92

Pictures!!!!

Pictures!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,766
Posted By Laurido92

I was going to suggest the Fuji Gran Fondo 2.1...

I was going to suggest the Fuji Gran Fondo 2.1 ($1799) with full Ultegra or 2.3 ($1499) with full 105. I just picked up the 2.3. The first thing I did was swap out the OEM wheels for some lighter...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,377,609
Posted By Laurido92

Fuji Gran Fondo 2.3 (Updated)

Upgrades/Updates:
Vuelta Corsa SLX Disc
Forté Corsa Team cage
Forte Corsa2 carbon pedals
Topeak Aero Wedge DX saddle bag
Garmin out front mount
Garmin speed/cadence sensors
03-10-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 30,999
Posted By Laurido92

I would advice to look at Fuji bikes. They have...

I would advice to look at Fuji bikes. They have the SL which is their racing line and it comes with Ultegra components. I have a 2016 SL 2.3 and love it ($1599). I just bought a leftover 2016 Gran...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 135,760
Posted By Laurido92

Here's my 2016 SL 2.3 Upgrades Shimano...

Here's my 2016 SL 2.3

Upgrades
Shimano Ultegra 6800 Wheels w/ Michelin ProRace 4 Endurance
Shimano Ultegra 6800 52/36 crankset
Bontrage XXX carbon seat port
Pro Falcon AF Carbon saddle
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,377,609
Posted By Laurido92

Just picked up a 2017 Fuji Gran Fondo 2.3 with...

Just picked up a 2017 Fuji Gran Fondo 2.3 with full Shimano 105 components and hydraulic brakes. Have some wheels that I'm going to swap out as well as saddle. Should pick it up on Wednesday.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,944
Views: 823,941
Posted By Laurido92

I have the 142mm version and I have to say that I...

I have the 142mm version and I have to say that I really like it. It's comfortable and allows you to move around without adding any discomfort. The cut off is big enough that provides support to...
02-11-18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 311,384
Posted By Laurido92

will it fit a SRAM GXP crankset?

will it fit a SRAM GXP crankset?
02-10-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 311,384
Posted By Laurido92

I'm actually contemplating changing out my 42t...

I'm actually contemplating changing out my 42t chainring or crankset for something like a 48t, 50t or even 52t. I'm also thinking about swapping out the cassette for a 11-28.

I feel like I'm...
02-10-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 264,476
Posted By Laurido92

Has anyone replaced the crankset or chainrings...

Has anyone replaced the crankset or chainrings not heir SLR or SLR 2? I'm finding that the 42t chainring is not working out well for me. I feel like I'm spinning out so I'm debating a few options:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Laurido92

I would go with the wider ones. Should make the...

I would go with the wider ones. Should make the ride more comfortable. I have the SLX disc and really like them. I too am looking at the SLR wheels for my wife's bike. She has the Bontrager AT20 OEM...
02-10-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,125
Views: 824,828
Posted By Laurido92

You should be able to take it to any Trek store...

You should be able to take it to any Trek store and they can verify if it needs to be replaced or not. That's what I did when I had mine. They checked and determined mine didn't fall on the recall...
02-10-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,538
Posted By Laurido92

Is the theft rate in your apartment complex that...

Is the theft rate in your apartment complex that high? If it is, then you should consider moving. If you're assuming that just because you leave it on it'll get stolen then you will not live in...
02-10-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,538
Posted By Laurido92

I keep mine installed unless I'm going to be out...

I keep mine installed unless I'm going to be out of town for a long period of time.
02-09-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,538
Posted By Laurido92

I have a Kuat NV and don't care for the locking...

I have a Kuat NV and don't care for the locking pin. I think it's too thin and can probably be slid off without too much effort. I'm looking to get a more beefier locking pin.

Something like this...
02-08-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By Laurido92

Yes. An 8/9 speed chain will not work (right) on...

Yes. An 8/9 speed chain will not work (right) on a 10 speed drive train. The links are narrower on 10/11 speed chain compared to a 8/9 speed chain.

I went with a lesser priced chain because I'm...
02-08-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,363
Posted By Laurido92

I only use them while on the greenway. On the...

I only use them while on the greenway. On the road I use a bluetooth speaker attached to an extra water bottle cage. This allows me to listen to music but still be aware of the traffic around me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 135,760
Posted By Laurido92

I went with Shimano Ultegra 6800 wheels and I'm...

I went with Shimano Ultegra 6800 wheels and I'm very happy with them. A major improvement over the OEM wheels. To some people they may seem heavy (1620 grams) but for me they work just fine. Paired...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,617
Posted By Laurido92

I like the Topeak saddle bags with the quick...

I like the Topeak saddle bags with the quick click mounting system. They come in several sizes and styles.

Nashbar has the Topeak Aero Wedge DX (Med) for $13.99 and the Sidekick Wedge (SML) for...
02-08-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By Laurido92

not unreasonable to have a worn chain after 1500....

not unreasonable to have a worn chain after 1500. I'm on my second chain in two years. It all depends on your riding style.

Last chain I bought was $28. SRAM X1 11 speed chain.

Honestly, any 10...
02-08-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By Laurido92

I have those wheels on my Giant Toughroad SLR 1...

I have those wheels on my Giant Toughroad SLR 1 and couldn't be happier. They are fast and light and make the bike feels a lot better and responsive compared to the OEM wheels. No issues with them so...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By Laurido92

So are you saying go with the 2017? I'm not too...

So are you saying go with the 2017? I'm not too concerned with the wheels since that will be one of the first things I would change on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By Laurido92

Thanks for the input. I really appreciate the...

Thanks for the input. I really appreciate the informations and will certainly make the decision a bit easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,944
Views: 823,941
Posted By Laurido92

I have the 2016 model and love my bike. ...

I have the 2016 model and love my bike.

Have fun and enjoy!!!
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