Third Time's a Charm: Litespeed T3

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RyanH
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Ride a bike with Campy and Skeleton Brakes and you'll understand what brakes should feel like. Until then, it's a lost cause to explain.
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Not sure what you are referring to. You mean these?

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How much lever throw do you run? I've found anything less than about 2/3 total travel will make them feel horrible.

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Hmm, I usually run my brakes close so probably no where near what you're suggesting.
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That will be the issue with Shimano then, their leverage rates require some lever throw.

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RyanH wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:37 pm
A/C doesn't work at the moment so I've been without a/c for the past few weeks but except last week, it's been fairly cool in Socal. When I had to replace the fan belt I removed the compressor/belt as that is in front of the fan belt. If I make it through the summer alive I'll remove the rest of the a/c components otherwise I'll get it converted to 134a.

Regarding the stereo, I bought the car so that IT is the stereo.
Yeah. Lose the ac, it sucks when it works. Lose the front diff and shafts too. I'd post a pic of my 85 Carrera Targa (aftermarket turbo etc) but flickr is doa.
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pdlpsher1 wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:52 am
If you do go back to 9100 please ditch the Sram XG cassette. The Shimano cassette will give you the best shifting experience money can buy. I've heard people using Shimano cassettes on Sram groups because they can't get perfect shifting performance when running Sram cassettes.

I don't understand the source of your Shimano braking issues. Are you using factory brake cables?
This seems like a post for Paceline.


Also +1 on 9100 brakes feeling like wood. They prove that less deflection is only good to a point.

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Imaking20 wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:18 am

This seems like a post for Paceline.
More like Bikeforums :|

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Do you use the wedges on the etap FD? Never lost a chain in the front. All my problems was slow shifting in the rear and weird shifting sometimes (electronic)

Sold it for SR12 mechanical. So much better and as you say damn those brakes are the best.

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My etap shifts ok on the one bike its on, but it has a red crank. Thank god it does, because the high limit stripped on install.
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How about a weightweenie "titanium" car and Titanium bike? 8)
Both new toys to me

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@Mopho need a ride report. In retrospect, I'm kinda regretting not getting an Elise. They don't depreciate, handle on rails and barely cost anything to keep running.

Meanwhile, in Porsche land... Let's not go there...
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MoPho wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:49 am
How about a weightweenie "titanium" car and Titanium bike? 8)
Both new toys to me

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That Moots/Lotus combo...

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Nefarious86 wrote:That Moots/Lotus combo... ImageImageImage

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Yeah. Exactly. Are those Pa plates?


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