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Jast
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by Jast

CrankAddictsRich wrote:Another 40 miles on the Allez today... loving this bike.

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Rich, I'm planning some updates to my Allez over the winter, How are you running link cables to the rear brake? I'm sure mine is currently full housing all the way without a cable stop in there.

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by dereksmalls

That's a great looking Shiv

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After about 120 miles, I decided the Sitero was not for me. I had previously tried a Power saddle on my Venge and it felt very good, but only in a very aggressive position. I figured, the TT bike is basically a constant aggressive position, so I thought I'd give it a try again. It feels so much better than the Sitero. I've had 3 separate 2 hour sessions on the bike since the change and it feels great.

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Jast wrote:
CrankAddictsRich wrote:Another 40 miles on the Allez today... loving this bike.

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Rich, I'm planning some updates to my Allez over the winter, How are you running link cables to the rear brake? I'm sure mine is currently full housing all the way without a cable stop in there.



I believe there is link housing doing through the internal, upper routing... but, to be honest, I'm not 100%. I've never done link cables and was apprehensive that I could get it done correctly, so the awesome mechanic at my local shop did it.
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Jast
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Thanks I'll give it a go.

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Jast wrote:Thanks I'll give it a go.


I gave my mechanic a shout last night... he said there are cable stops for that internal routing in the top tube.. no links inside.
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Not a road bike.... and not WW at all, but here's my latest ride for the fall/winter months. It is a 2016 Specialized Fuse Comp... upgraded with full Shimano XT M8000 drivetrain and brakes, Praxis bottom bracket, Race Face Atlas stem, Race Face Next carbon bar and Rockshox Pike RCT3 fork. I've been having a blast on it.... so much fun.

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by Powerful Pete

Very impressive stable good sir - the Allez is fantastic!
Road bike: Cervelo R3, Campagnolo Chorus/Record mix...
Supercommuter: Jamis Renegade...pastatrails.blogspot.com
And you can call me Macktastik Honey Pete Kicks, thank you.

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Powerful Pete wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:08 am
Very impressive stable good sir - the Allez is fantastic!
Thanks man... glad you enjoyed.
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some pics of the Shiv TT in full flight.

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Now that I've got the bike all set for race mode, I figured I'd bust out the good glass and take some pics.

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