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11-07-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By MikeIndy

The deal on the Seven was significantly below...

The deal on the Seven was significantly below retail, way below. That’s the only reason the prices were so close. I suppose being a frequent shopper at the LBS has benefits!

In Indy, I don’t see...
11-03-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By MikeIndy

I’ve been pleased with the Panaracer GravelKing...

I’ve been pleased with the Panaracer GravelKing SS in 32mm as well as 35. It’s great on pave and basic dirt paths. The rolling resistance is rated quite low, in it’s category. I also run them...
10-31-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By MikeIndy

IMHO, you are too focused on bike weight. Yes, as...

IMHO, you are too focused on bike weight. Yes, as a light rider, the bike weight is more impactful, but what will the effect of 1lb less weight make to your experience in a NON-RACE ride? Likely...
10-30-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 854,263
Posted By MikeIndy

No, Iím not old

At 57, Iím not old, yet. Here a a few from my riding collection.

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10-29-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By MikeIndy

On my ‘21 Diverge with GRX 2x, I run a 11-36. I...

On my ‘21 Diverge with GRX 2x, I run a 11-36. I don’t think a 40 would fit without hitting the pulley wheel. On my new Seven, it is hitting on the pulley wheel. I may be able to work around with an...
10-29-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,708,912
Posted By MikeIndy

Added a Seven Ti to the quiver

After going back and forth on the adding a titanium bike to the garage again, I decided to go with the Seven Evergreen SL. The build of it is increadible. It’s a little lighter than my former Lynskey...
10-29-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By MikeIndy

Update: Well, I went ahead and pulled the trigger...

Update: Well, I went ahead and pulled the trigger on the Seven. I took it on it’s first proper gravel ride on Friday. First impression, this bike is fantastic! Great ride and awesome build quality. I...
10-18-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By MikeIndy

I own multiple Treks. I have a 2016 Madone I got...

I own multiple Treks. I have a 2016 Madone I got thru their Project One back when the Gen 6 was released in disc. I've got 11,000 miles on it and no issues at all. The bb has been serviced 2x in...
10-17-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By MikeIndy

Hopefully I didn't come across wrong. The bikes,...

Hopefully I didn't come across wrong. The bikes, in general, are so stinking expensive - I enjoy each one I have, or once had. At 55+ I do not play golf, or want to learn, and cycling is my...
10-17-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By MikeIndy

Update, not that anybody cares... But hey, it's a...

Update, not that anybody cares... But hey, it's a discussion forum.

I went to my LBS to take a short spin on the Seven today. Wow, super nice bike. Finish and welds are fantastic. Bike feels...
10-14-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By MikeIndy

If I get the Seven I'll ultimately get a Ti...

If I get the Seven I'll ultimately get a Ti seatpost and stem for it. I don't have access to ride the LS G2 in advance. The seven I plan to go ride in the next day or so.

In fairness, the G2 is a...
10-13-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By MikeIndy

Litespeed or Seven?

I thought I was pretty close to going with a Litespeed Ultimate G2 Ti gravel bike. My LBS through me a curve today and offered a really good price on the Seven Evergreen SL. Both bikes being...
10-13-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By MikeIndy

As to the Lynskey, I liked the bike, a lot. When...

As to the Lynskey, I liked the bike, a lot. When I was in the process of buying, one thing I didn't like was the external cable routing. Multiple Ti vendors were already going internal at that point....
10-13-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By MikeIndy

Litespeed Ultimate G2

Greetings all. I had the Lynskey Pro GR a while back and like it, but eventually sold it. My primary gravel bike is a '21 S-Works Diverge. That said, I'm pondering a Litespeed Ult G2 as an addition...
10-13-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By MikeIndy

I'll play along... I've been riding gravel for...

I'll play along... I've been riding gravel for several years, in addition to MTB and Road biking. In 2018 I was in San Antonio for work. I was able to go a few days early and brought along my rig at...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,893
Posted By MikeIndy

I've been pretty happy with the Garmin 830 and...

I've been pretty happy with the Garmin 830 and 1030. Only real issue I had was the USB charging port and having it need service. I used the 1030 on DK200 2x without issue. This was the only time I...
05-16-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By MikeIndy

Wheel/Spoke 'Issue" DT Swiss GRC1400 SP

I was putting new tires on a gravel wheelset. I've had them for >1 Year. Only owner of the wheels. I notice the front wheel has a spoke that isn't 'straight'. It has a bend in it. I've never...
11-22-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By MikeIndy

I did a build-up this summer on my Diverge. I got...

I did a build-up this summer on my Diverge. I got the GRX thru Amazon. A quick look online shows me you can still get it there. Maybe your LBS would understand in this case if you need to get the...
11-22-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,739
Posted By MikeIndy

The Panaracer 35mm slicks are a great tire. I...

The Panaracer 35mm slicks are a great tire. I have them on a set of DTSwiss for the road. I recently took the bike to FL fora. 3-weeks covid/remote working trip. I wanted to take one bike and ride a...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-22-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,126
Posted By MikeIndy

I have a 2017 Farley 9.9. Nice light bike. 9.6...

I have a 2017 Farley 9.9. Nice light bike. 9.6 isn't 'that' different in capabilities. I've ridden everything from MTB trails, gravel events, Iceman Commeth multiple times as well as groomed snow...
08-05-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,548
Posted By MikeIndy

I had the 2018 Diverge S-Works 1x. Great bike,...

I had the 2018 Diverge S-Works 1x. Great bike, raced DK200, and other events. I just received the new 2021 model. Built-up from frame order with GRX 2x this time. The new future shock is great! I...
08-05-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,080
Posted By MikeIndy

Late to see this thread. For the distance you...

Late to see this thread. For the distance you are mentioning, the Diverge is quite a bike, at any model. I had the 2018 edition and just received a new 2021 edition. Both the carbon S-Works...
08-05-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,708,912
Posted By MikeIndy

The latest addition to the stable. New 2021...

The latest addition to the stable. New 2021 S-Works Diverge built up with Shimano GRX Di2, Enve Gravel bars, Enve G23 Wheels. Did the DK200 on the previous generation of this bike. Added tire...
05-12-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,099
Posted By MikeIndy

Ok, answered my own question. For some reason the...

Ok, answered my own question. For some reason the made the long cage derailleur 1x only, can't control the front.
05-12-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,099
Posted By MikeIndy

Shimano GRX 2x with 11-40 or 11-42?

Can anyone confirm that the Shimano GRX 2x Di2 can take the 11-40/11-42 cassette? The specs seem to contradict it on Shimano's site and what I am hearing from one local shop.

Looking to use 2x...
07-10-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,493
Posted By MikeIndy

As others have mentioned, Trek Project One...

As others have mentioned, Trek Project One provides lots of options. I'm fortunate enough to have done a couple road and MTB's in the P1. They're fantastic! Honestly, depending on the paint job...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,258
Posted By MikeIndy

The new Madone Disc looks awesome! I have the...

The new Madone Disc looks awesome! I have the 2016 version and have been very happy with it. I've been wanting a disc brake on my road bike for some time. The new ISO looks to be a winner - Hope...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 132,083
Posted By MikeIndy

Looks like Jupiter

Nice Bike. Looks like Jupiter Inlet. Am I right?
05-02-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 482,472
Posted By MikeIndy

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride? Long...

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
Long List:
ROAD:
Trek Madone 9 Series Project One with Di2
Trek Domane 6 Series Project One with Di2
Trek Speed Concept 9 Series w/ Di2 Zipp 808 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27,251
Views: 17,836,624
Posted By MikeIndy

My Road Bikes: Trek Madone 9 series Project...

My Road Bikes:
Trek Madone 9 series Project One, Di2 with Zipp 404 FireStrike LTD
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Trek Domane 6 Series Di2 With Zipp FireStrike
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 132,083
Posted By MikeIndy

Madone 9 I bought last fall. Love the bike! Size...

Madone 9 I bought last fall. Love the bike! Size 56, wheels Zipp 404 LTD


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05-02-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 866
Posted By MikeIndy

Assault on Mt Mitchell - What R U Riding

The 2016 Assault on Mt Mitchell is around the corner. I don't know about everyone else, but I'm trying to decide what to ride this year. (I did it last year with the rainy assent up the mountain.)
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08-07-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By MikeIndy

Solved, I suppose. Had to back it off a qtr...

Solved, I suppose. Had to back it off a qtr twist. Derailed is surprisingly close to, not touching, disc. About 3/16"off of it. Likely take it to lbs next week to have them confirm all is well.
08-07-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By MikeIndy

Di2 shift issue large rear cog.

Trek SC 9.9 w/ Shimano DI2 9000 series. Rear cassette is 11-23. Wheel is Zipp Super9 disc.

When shifting into the large cassette cog (23), it goes into gear, but when the DI2 auto adjusts, it pops...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,107
Posted By MikeIndy

Clingmans Dome Tips

I'm headed to Gatlinburg tonight. Planning to ride the area and focussing on Clingman's dome. I'll be riding with one other person on Friday and Saturday. The forecast for Friday is not optimal,...
04-09-15, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,253
Posted By MikeIndy

I am seeing this issue as well. Seems to be a new...

I am seeing this issue as well. Seems to be a new issue. I had not noticed it last fall in about 2000 miles. This year I'm little over 2k miles. In Indiana most of the miles to date were on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27,251
Views: 17,836,624
Posted By MikeIndy

2015 Trek Domane 6 Series Project One w/ Shimano...

2015 Trek Domane 6 Series Project One w/ Shimano Dura Ace Di2 - Zipp FireStrike wheels (Also Shimano DA C50 & C24 wheels not shown)

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,346
Posted By MikeIndy

As others have said, the junction box needs to be...

As others have said, the junction box needs to be somewhat accessible. Firstly for charging the battery. In my case, DuraAce Di2, the battery is in the seat tub.e I ride about 8-9k/yr. For me I...
03-24-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By MikeIndy

Lower Back Pain - Trainer Rides

Several weeks ago I had a re-fitting with a highly respected fitter here in Indy. Significant changes were made. Raising the saddle, moved it back slightly, changed the saddle, lowered the stem and...
04-07-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By MikeIndy

I will be riding it for the first time this...

I will be riding it for the first time this weekend. Looking forward to it.
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