Are they tubeless ready wheels or did I imagine that? I had similar (though not horrendously bad) experience with fulcrum 2-way fit rims & gp4000s; I put it down to the bigger(?) lip for the tubeless beads, spent a bit more time getting the tyres right into the base of the rims prior to levering the last inch on and it wasn't so bad.Has anyone fitted different tyres with tubes to the stock wheels? I've had a total nightmare these past two weeks with the 4 Seasons I have on my wheels - they're incredibly difficult to get on and off. I tried some other tyres I have on my other bike which are able to mount and dismount with minimal effort and couldn't get those on either. Wondering if there's a secret combo of tyre + wheel.
Hybrids are more upright so it will take some time getting used to a new position on drop bars. My personal opinion on sizing here would be that if you're longer in the body proportionally to your leg length, size up, and vice-versa if you have a longer leg. I put an 80mm stem on mine because I felt stretched out which also helps me get down onto the drops more comfortably, but get used to the bike before lashing more money on bits you may not require.Finally got around to picking one of these up after stock issues at my local decathlon.
Split concensus on staff on whether I should best fit a medium or large frame and settled on the large in the end (I'm 181-184 cm, can't remember exactly!) . Not hadA chance to take it out for a good ride yet, but had to lower the saddle a bit and move it forward a touch, plus they fitted a 90mm stem in place of the stock 100.
This is my first road bike, and so the sizing has me a bit uneasy being a bit in the middle. Normally I thought on such types of bike the saddle should be a touch higher than in the attached I feel a bit stretched out on it but not badly so, (just more than my old hybrid). Am I worrying too much over this/misinformed about some stuff? It's not at all u comfortable o. The short ride I have been on since, just I don't k ow a real benchmark, transitioning to drops handlebars for the first time
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