Allez sprint disc

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wolfesquire
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by wolfesquire

So I do not ride in wet weather and it is extremely flat here (75km ride you may hit 125m of elevation) so is it worth moving from a rim brake allez sprint to an allez sprint disc? Several people in the area are moving to disc brakes, but I can't tell if it is due to "better" or because its the "new thing".

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Sock3t
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by Sock3t

If you want to spend money, sure, do it.

If you're happy with what you have, I wouldn't bother.

ancker
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by ancker

wolfesquire wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 5:33 pm
So I do not ride in wet weather and it is extremely flat here (75km ride you may hit 125m of elevation) so is it worth moving from a rim brake allez sprint to an allez sprint disc? Several people in the area are moving to disc brakes, but I can't tell if it is due to "better" or because its the "new thing".
The disc brake package is all-around stiffer than the rim brake package.

And better stopping power isn't just for descents....

Helmetbox
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by Helmetbox

https://ibb.co/SvBxmkL

In progress, sold off my rim verison building the disc verison

07stuntin6r
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by 07stuntin6r

Helmetbox wrote:https://ibb.co/SvBxmkL

In progress, sold off my rim verison building the disc verison
The Sagan scheme looks so much better in person. Seen the new tarmac and I almost lost it


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rainerhq
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by rainerhq

Lots of talk here about adapters in BB30 bearings will creak. Is this specific to Specialized or what?
I have a 2nd Jamis Renegade. It has BB386 and Wheel MFG adapters to use Shimano crank. Never heard a creak.

I understand the Allez frame will come with BB30 bearings.
Two options for Shimano crank: 1) the easier/cheaper. Use these adapters, but eventually will creak. https://r2-bike.com/WHEELS-MFG-Innenlag ... owtech-48g
2) Use Praxis Works BB and have better chance to avoid creaking. https://r2-bike.com/PRAXIS-WORKS-bottom ... road-crank
Domane
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Helmetbox
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by Helmetbox

rainerhq wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 9:16 am
Lots of talk here about adapters in BB30 bearings will creak. Is this specific to Specialized or what?
I have a 2nd Jamis Renegade. It has BB386 and Wheel MFG adapters to use Shimano crank. Never heard a creak.

I understand the Allez frame will come with BB30 bearings.
Two options for Shimano crank: 1) the easier/cheaper. Use these adapters, but eventually will creak. https://r2-bike.com/WHEELS-MFG-Innenlag ... owtech-48g
2) Use Praxis Works BB and have better chance to avoid creaking. https://r2-bike.com/PRAXIS-WORKS-bottom ... road-crank
Been using wheel mfg adapter on my specialized bikes, no issues at all. My old rim allez also installed with the adapter, no issues.


Sock3t
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by Sock3t

Mate you down under?

Schadenfreude
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by Schadenfreude

@Kesselflicker - how is the rear derailleur di2 cable routed? It looks like it is fixed externally to the frame? Has it been wrapped with anything to strengthen it?

rainerhq
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by rainerhq

Is this seatpost with 0 setback? Bought separately?
Domane
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Kesselflicker
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by Kesselflicker

Hi,

Rear Di2 cable fixed with a cable tie.
Yes, seatpost with zero offset. Bought from Specialized, but temporary sold out.

Hexsense
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by Hexsense

Di2 cable exit the chainstay at about 5cm in front of rear derailleur mount.

There is also a rubber plug to make it look nicer but I lost it.
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FD di2 cable with rubber plug
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Quick and dirty snap of my di2 build (size 49) for reference. I Probably should have routed every cable to the left side instead of left cable cross to right (and right shifter to front brake).
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ancker
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by ancker

Kesselflicker wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 8:41 am
Hi,

Rear Di2 cable fixed with a cable tie.
Yes, seatpost with zero offset. Bought from Specialized, but temporary sold out.
Link or part number on seatpost?

rainerhq
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by rainerhq

You can find a copy from ebay. 5mm setback though.
Domane
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by Weenie


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