This is kinda of a mish-mosh post of random thoughts.I am going to build up a new cross bike (so go buy my old one in the classifieds) and will definitely be going disc. I will also go with a 1x10…Continue
For those of you that participate in multiple types of racing like me....I am listing my Aegis Trident 50cm with 650c wheels.Ultegra/103/Dura Ace mixed 9 speed drivetrainFSA Carbon Team crankset…Continue
"I did see something in the Dutch News that Sanne Van Passen was having leg pain issues.
"Especially the left leg is very painful when I really need to turn," says Van Paasen. "In fact, doctors have two problems established.…"
"Just to update, the build will be happening with a Niner RLT. If I sell just my cross frame the SRAM Force will be going on with Avid Mechanicals for now. If I sell the whole bike it will be barcon shifters and the Avids to start. …"
"It would be cool to try. Prolly right about the extra force of a clutch RD being too much for it.
Still thinking about Di2 for my Hylex:
RD - $220
sacrificial rear brifter ($120 ebay)
DIY buttons (~$20)
battery ($100 or $40 DIY)
"Di2 seems like a great way to go I think. I'd tried to research exactly what components are needed for a 1x10 but it's hard to pin down. Also thinking it's hard to buy a single rear brifter and extract the circuit board to use with…"
"Problems children :)
First, either a Wolf Tooth or Race Face WN are awesome and eliminate the majority of issues up front. However, on rough/bouncy courses with a medium to long cage derailleur you still have issues. The ideal setup is a…"
"First off, I think that Wolf Tooth )and Absolute Black,) have had riders on 1x10 set ups report success with standard road derailleurs. The only exception would be in really muddy conditions, then they recommend a chain guide/catcher.
"What kind of road riding are you going to be doing on it? 42x11 is a pretty fast gearing. I have a CX bike setup 1x10 with a 39T front and 13 smallest cog in the rear. Unless I was racing on the road (assuming gravel) I think 42x11 would…"