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Old 03-02-2017, 07:43 PM
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Are Compass tires any more prone to sidewall punctures? They just look like soft bouncy balloons...
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Old 03-02-2017, 11:09 PM
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How is riding Ti? Compared to Aluminum & Steel?
I've never ridden aluminum before but the big difference I feel compared to my older (modern) steel bike is that the ride feels more muted on a titanium - if that makes any sense at all.

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Are Compass tires any more prone to sidewall punctures? They just look like soft bouncy balloons...
They have 2 versions - regular and extralight. The regular is suppose to have a tougher sidewall but it's not as light (obviously) and less supple than the extralight. I've only ridden on extralights and i've never had any problems with punctures - and i've gone down on some really gnarly roads aka dry, rocky, river beds.
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Old 03-02-2017, 11:11 PM
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Old 03-05-2017, 01:08 PM
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So much Ti.
This build is fire.
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Old 03-12-2017, 03:19 PM
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Stunning build man! Definitely jealous!
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Old 03-18-2017, 06:54 PM
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How is riding Ti? Compared to Aluminum & Steel?


Difference between Ti an Al is like the difference between a German Sedan and your grandfather's old Ford in ride quality.




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Old 08-10-2017, 10:46 AM
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Upgraded the group and carbon railed Specialized seatpost I had laying around.

So far I have 2,700 miles logged in this bike and I still like it . I should really change the tires. I have a brand new set of Bon Jon Pass I want to set up as tubeless.









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Old 08-25-2017, 09:02 PM
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New cranks look awesome! What handlebars are you using?
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Old 08-27-2017, 12:34 AM
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So beautiful--fun to see photos of a 'new' bike in the same spot as your previous photo sessions. What a beautiful bike.
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