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  1. cityscapex5

    Cutting Carbon Fiber Steerer Tube Question

    I've been gradually removing the spacers from my roubaix pro as i've become more comfortable (started out with the bars level to the seat). Now the steerer tube is sticking out a little bit above the stem cap. Would cutting about a 1/4" off the stereer tube be detrimental? I've been told that...
  2. cityscapex5

    Tire Life and Rotation

    Was wondering how long the Specialized All Condition Pro Tires or actually any tire would last on my Roubaix Pro and When is the optimal time to replace them? Also what do you think about rotating the front tire to the rear to maximize tire life?
  3. cityscapex5

    Question on Fitting - Compact Geometry

    Hi - im being fitted for my first road bike - a compact geometry Specialized Roubaix Pro. The question i have is that I've been fitted on a M or 54cm which both shops i visited sized up for me with their eye. Everything feels good especially the reach with the standard stem (i think 90mm) but i...
  4. cityscapex5

    Quick Question on Pedals and Shoes

    Do you get the pedal attachments for your shoes when you buy a new set of pedals (i.e - Time, Speedplay, etc.)? I honestly don't know as i bought my specialized shoes with my bike and wasnt' sure what came with what. The reason is im selling my bike and need to know if i should unscrew the...