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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Hear, hear. Not all of us want to buy a road race...

Hear, hear. Not all of us want to buy a road race bike, sell all other material possessions, give up on the rest of life, just to HTFU and win some local Strava segments.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Good guess! Comes with a Specialized Road Sport...

Good guess! Comes with a Specialized Road Sport 700 x 32C 60 TPI wire bead tire at 460 g. Definitely the first candidate for upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Key points here. I cannot believe that after I...

Key points here. I cannot believe that after I looked up what comes stock on a Roubaix, I forgot tires and suggested a close range cassette first. :bang:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By SoSmellyAir

A Roubaix has a relatively high stack for a given...

A Roubaix has a relatively high stack for a given reach, so slamming the stem is not as extreme as on a more racy bike. And lower is not necessarily uncomfortable; the position just has to suit one's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Focusing solely on the two emphasized point, and...

Focusing solely on the two emphasized point, and reading them literally, leads to only one answer: sell the Roubaix, and apply the proceeds plus $3,500 to buy an e-bike.

Just kidding, please don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By SoSmellyAir

This is very sound advice for the OP, especially...

This is very sound advice for the OP, especially before switching to a different bike, and more especially if the Roubaix is his/her first road bike, because he/she needs to ride for a while to learn...
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