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Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By robbyville

Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-23, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,380
Posted By robbyville

Beautiful color regardless of the shade! My 1992...

Beautiful color regardless of the shade! My 1992 DeRosa is full on pink, was a pretty hot shade when I first bought the frame and fork, itís faded a ton but I love the color itís turned into as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 42,665
Posted By robbyville

yup ditto, Iíve put a ton of different tires on...

yup ditto, Iíve put a ton of different tires on and only the GP5000ís have given me grief (on these rims). but I do like the rode qualities enough to keep bringing me back to them lol
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-23, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21,108
Views: 5,016,387
Posted By robbyville

Picked this up online. Few changes, extensions...

Picked this up online. Few changes, extensions with more rise, front hydration. Going to take some time to get used to but should be fun for some Triís

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-23, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 306,060
Posted By robbyville

As a fellow steel bike owner (modern and vintage)...

As a fellow steel bike owner (modern and vintage) it pains me to agree. It is a VERY cool bike and Iím sure it has a stellar ride but Iím gonna have to go with not hot
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-23, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 306,060
Posted By robbyville

agreed, itís lovely (although Iím not sure about...

agreed, itís lovely (although Iím not sure about hot, something with the rotors just takes away from hotness). Pose it without the extra stuff in the right format and Iím sure hotness will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 306,060
Posted By robbyville

surprised that I missed the resurgence of this...

surprised that I missed the resurgence of this thread! Ritcheyís are almost always hot to me, this being no exceptionÖ but as always, one should respect the rules of ďhot-nessĒ, get the front wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-22, 01:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,377
Posted By robbyville

Service your bike as you are used to. Wash,...

Service your bike as you are used to. Wash, lube, etc. clean your derailleur pulleys as you have in the past, but other than charging Iíve never had to do anything specific to my DI2 since 2013...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,190
Posted By robbyville

Iíve also been using Orange for the last at least...

Iíve also been using Orange for the last at least 5 years Iíd say, never had an issue with it.

like Whyfi mentioned, Iím one of those in a hot dry climate. I generally forget to put new sealant...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 340,317
Posted By robbyville

yum

yum
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3,219
Views: 607,108
Posted By robbyville

In St George Utah for some fun events. This was...

In St George Utah for some fun events. This was during my warm up for the hill climb race. Spectacular
...
09-22-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,894
Posted By robbyville

I generally don't have much to sell but when I...

I generally don't have much to sell but when I have I've used ebay (but again it's not a business for me).

I am however in the market for some parts (Campag 10 or 11spd group), and have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By robbyville

Iím still stuck on the grammarÖ shouldnít it be...

Iím still stuck on the grammarÖ shouldnít it be plural ďTubesĒ vs ďTubeísĒ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 42,665
Posted By robbyville

despite my love/hate relationship with these...

despite my love/hate relationship with these tires they really do ride beautifully!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By robbyville

Triterium fun

This past Saturday I had the opportunity with a few others to try out a very cool concept that a fellow built out on his property. ďTriteriumĒ, basically a 25 minute long cardiac arrest. We did 300...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 42,665
Posted By robbyville

i have the same rims, but woof Iíd have a hard...

i have the same rims, but woof Iíd have a hard time saying these were any easier to install than the earlier ones, but I have heard that to be the case. I do really like the ride quality though!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 42,665
Posted By robbyville

Well, I guess Iím trying something new. As...

Well, I guess Iím trying something new. As mentioned before my LBS guy always treats me well so I picked up a pair of the new 5000S TRís in a 25mm (even though I keep promising myself that ďnext...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 340,317
Posted By robbyville

very cool! Iíll bet itís a fun ride!

very cool! Iíll bet itís a fun ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 42,665
Posted By robbyville

yeah not finding them anywhere other than that...

yeah not finding them anywhere other than that Bikeinn place with way to many spelling or grammatical errors to make them even mildly trustable lol.

My friend who owns local LBE mentioned that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,003
Posted By robbyville

understood, my vintage is a nice faded pink, and...

understood, my vintage is a nice faded pink, and my daily ride is a Blue/slate/lemon.

Canít wait to see these bikes built out.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,003
Posted By robbyville

Looking great so far, love those bottle cages! ...

Looking great so far, love those bottle cages! Like you I need color in my life, I have the brightest bike in our area and proud of it!

enjoy the builds looking forward to seeing the finished...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,048
Posted By robbyville

Iím one of those that gets to ride year round,...

Iím one of those that gets to ride year round, there are a few months where if riding at 6:30 like I mostly do I have to wear a light jacket and tights or knee warmers (this year I had to break out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 18,264
Posted By robbyville

Iím a one bike rider and have been for many...

Iím a one bike rider and have been for many years, probably 2005 or so. Up until about 6 years ago though I had an extra set of wheels that were not tubeless. Sold those and for the last 6 years my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 139,952
Posted By robbyville

awesome shot, hope he loves it! Ride safe!

awesome shot, hope he loves it! Ride safe!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,369
Posted By robbyville

I absolutely love to look at the bikes around me...

I absolutely love to look at the bikes around me during events. Not to compare but simply because I enjoy seeing all the different styles materials and ages. My personal bike is also an eye catcher...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,566
Posted By robbyville

Lol, I always seem to be late to the party! I...

Lol, I always seem to be late to the party! I think the above poster is correct I would go with a 21 mm or thereabouts. I prefer to use a namebrand rim tape like the DT or Muc off, It lasts as long...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,566
Posted By robbyville

Happy to hear that all worked out, nice that the...

Happy to hear that all worked out, nice that the GF made the switch as well lol.

are your alloy wheels tubeless compatible? If not, although many have converted normal wheels to tubeless using an...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By robbyville

Yup, Iím fact Iíve tried and still technically...

Yup, Iím fact Iíve tried and still technically own both. Thread belowÖ
the Fizik is with a friend in case he wants to buy it, the Specialized has worked out incredibly well.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21,108
Views: 5,016,387
Posted By robbyville

Two weeks in and so far so good. S Works Romin...

Two weeks in and so far so good. S Works Romin Saddle with Mirror (3D printed). Dare I say seems to have been worth every stupid penny. Hoping Iím saddle hopping free for another 7 years.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 139,952
Posted By robbyville

like my original post said, come one come all!...

like my original post said, come one come all! Although back at that post gravel bikes were cross bikes (of sorts) Trek had some beauts, but yours is far nicer!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,393
Posted By robbyville

What a great story and find, congrats! I loved...

What a great story and find, congrats! I loved the DA 9000 mechanical, front shifting was so amazing that I (almost) didnít go with DI2. Iím sure you found this out already but you should be able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By robbyville

I was a huge fan of the toupe shape but they...

I was a huge fan of the toupe shape but they changed it a few years ago. still good but not as. I measured my sit bones on the specialized foam board and although I had always used saddles in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 996,598
Posted By robbyville

just a thought but Speedvagen in also now working...

just a thought but Speedvagen in also now working in Titanium. Although they werenít when I bought mine (Steel with carbon seat tube. My Speedvagen is the most comfortable bike Iíve ever owned and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By robbyville

thanks so much, I always appreciate your feedback...

thanks so much, I always appreciate your feedback and well thought out comments! I absolutely agree about the differences from one saddle to another. Iíve never tried the Power but did try the pro...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By robbyville

New saddle time (again)

Well after quite a few years of scouring for saddles only to come back to my favorite Specialized Toupe with carbon rails circa 2014 or so I was forced back into the market.

the toupe shape had...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,086
Posted By robbyville

Youíve probably gotten all the answers you need...

Youíve probably gotten all the answers you need at this point but Iíll throw in a couple of thoughts. For credibility Iíve been riding tubeless road for about 7-8 years now and exclusively for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,759
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
09-29-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,476
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
09-23-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,938
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
09-14-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,166
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, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 306,060
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
08-13-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By robbyville

Beautiful! Enjoy and ride like the wind!

Beautiful! Enjoy and ride like the wind!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,920
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: 2,301
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, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,562
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
05-09-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 371,999
Posted By robbyville

dang thatís a great looking bike!

dang thatís a great looking bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 306,060
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 306,060
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: 1,785
Views: 306,060
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: 1,785
Views: 306,060
Posted By robbyville

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

very hot, hope it rides as beautifully as it looks!
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