chriscole wrote: *bounce* *bounce*
Haha, i know exactly what you mean, love that feeling
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Well if your family aren't there, I'd say yes.toolonglegs wrote:Am I alone ?... I don't have a pit crew and I don't have two or 3 bikes...
Should do a better job. I'm still running 8 speed on the MTB.toolonglegs wrote:So my problem is my 10 speed set up is fine at the start but half way through a race ( or even before that ) it starts skipping around when it gets full of grass and crap.
My solution ... I went out and got a 9 speed chain and 12-27 9 speed cassette that I am going to fit with a 9 speed Ultegra shifter I have lying round. 9 speed is ancient but much more reliable ( IMHO )... lets hope it works, if not it will just go onto the winter bike.
I aiming to race Sat & Sun this weekend, the weather is going to be very wet so will be a good test.
Um, yeah. I can see that now. A half chainguard may have limited the damage (for single chainwheel) but may have introduced other interesting problems...
Yes, seems to be a common situation.toolonglegs wrote:Ended up putting a 11 / 34 9 spped on ... no stopping me now.
PS... my wife has only once seen me race a bike in 20 years ... I won a big race in NZ that day... always trying to get her to come a 2nd time .
Mulger bill wrote:Is 1x a big thing in CX these days?
grasshopper wrote: I'd suggest mtb shoes with toe studs and aggressive tread if you can find them cos it helps both in mud and running uphill.
singlespeedscott wrote:You spin out a 46x11!!!!
That's 111" gear. Thats bigger than a 53x13. It should be good for at least 65km/hr plus.
I think you're reading into it too much.moosterbounce wrote:Ha!! When I picked up the caadx the keen young sales guy actually told me it had a carry friendly top tube. I obviously looked more hard core than I am...or did I look so in-hard core that he thought I'd walk most hills!!
Nobody wrote:I think you're reading into it too much.moosterbounce wrote:Ha!! When I picked up the caadx the keen young sales guy actually told me it had a carry friendly top tube. I obviously looked more hard core than I am...or did I look so un-hard core that he thought I'd walk most hills!!
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