"Update: I changed from the Slant Six to the Specialized Captain 2Bliss for this season, and more recently, the just available Trigger (file tread) 2Bliss. The Specialized tires hold air better than the Slant Six does. The Captains are 34c, and the…"
I agree with your comments. I have only been on the BB7s for a few weeks on my new bike. I have a lot of experience with hydraulic discs, including some road riding testing a Volagi. The BB7s are a letdown compared to hydraulics, but I…"
"I recently got a Specialized Crux Carbon Expert Disc, size XL (58cm). Above your price target (retail $3800), but useful for some weight comparisons. It weighs 19.5lbs with XTR pedals in the stock build. It was 2 lbs lighter than the alloy version,…"
"I am using the Kenda Slant Six sealant compatible model. Bead seals nicely on my Enve 29er rims. I have had no burping, running the front as low as 25psi (I am 180lbs). I will say that run that low, it feels wiggly on hard asphalt corners. I have…"