now on the look out for a used powertap in the area.....
Speedplay Platformers for my zero pedals.
Terry Fly Ti
4ZA Zornyc CX fork.
Cyclists of the world, unite! You have nothing to lube but your chains!
Park bike work stand (pcr-9??), Selle Italia carbonio (I love PBK), some capoforma socks...
Williams Cycling 30's wheels.
San Marco Regal Ti
Everybody's got plans... until they get hit.
- Mike Tyson
Want a challenge? Try the worlds toughest Double Century:
Fuji Team RC
Last edited by txhorns16; 06-29-09 at 04:18 PM.
Picked it up new on ebay for $200
Just bought a used PowerTap SL 2.4. I'm close to spending money as fast as I'm making it this summer. I need to stop.
09 Pinarello Prince
09 Cervelo P3
10 Stevens Carbon Team
Chamois butt'r Eurostyle last Friday... but I also picked up an extra pair of my team's bib shorts last night.
UMD - You mentioned race entry fees? Heh, I have nearly $350 total so far and I'm SURE that that is a mere fraction of what you and many other BFers spend yearly.
LAS Haxial helmet. This replaced an old Giro Pneumo, and am glad that I did.
I'll have to get some pix later, but this has been a fairly expensive month for me. First off my 18 month old Spez BG "Sport" shoes, finally wore through one of the heel pads. No big deal, as I'm confident I'll get good use out of new ones (the old ones were purchased with nicer bike to see if I was "really serious" or not). After shopping, I ended up with a new pair of black/red Spez BG "Pro" shoes
Next came my yearly short/bib purchase. Each year I treat myself to a new pair or 2 of shorts. This year, I splurged and decided since I really liked Sugoi shorts, I would try their bib for something different. Almost $300 later, I now have 2 pairs of their "RS" bib/shorts, and I LOVE them! Not sure how I got by this long without QUALITY shorts/bibs, but I know I won't do without any longer (have to try the Pearl Fieldmesh-Sensor ones sometime for comparison, per my most trusted LBS wrench).
Then it was my cruddy Bontrager RL's that needed attention - I cracked the 3rd rear rim in just under 9300 miles. So I "discussed" the issue with my LBS/Trek and ended up being put on a waiting list for a replacement rim. Since I now have ZERO confidence in Bontrager rims and had no interest in waiting for a replacement rim, I now am the proud owner of a SWEET set of "classic styled" wheels. Got a set of DA 7900 hubs and laced them to Mavic Open Pro rims using DT Swiss 2x butted spokes. I was torn between these for reliability and a Kysrium SL for a lighter "climbing" wheel. In the end, the shop weighed my built up DA/OP rims and a set of K-SL's they had for sale and my rims were only 114 grams heavier (plus if I break anything, any shop can fix them with off the shelf parts instead of ordering stuff from Mavic)!!
That's been it for this month....however I am shopping for a new bike.....but that will have to wait until next month.
Bruce in Redding, CA
'08 5.2 Perf. Madone in 54 cm - FS
'94 Trek 8700
'72 Gitane TdF
Last edited by Norcal_Cyclist; 06-24-09 at 11:28 AM.
(But in silver instead of black)
My most recent bicycle - related purchases are;
1. new Giro helmet
2. new Planet Bike Superflash (now affixed to the new helmet).
3. annual maintainence service.
Hincapie bibs and jersey.
oooo....i'm so happy that i finally get to post something meaningful here...
about to build my second road bike (do two road bikes = a stable?) and went on an eBay/qBike/online buying spree over the weekend.
frame - ParkPre C6 (gosh, i hope it works out)
fork - Ritchey Pro carbon
headset - Ritchey Pro Integrated
saddle - Fizik Aliante Sport (test rode a Giant TCR a couple of weeks ago with one and loved it)
seatpost - Ritchey Pro carbon
cables/housing - Shimano
f. derailleur - ultegra
bottle cages - Arundle
seatpost clamp - Miche
handlebars - ITM Lite Luxe
misc - jagwire rocket adjusters
Already onhand to go on the build:
Ritchey Deep Section Wheels
Forte 110mm stem
53/39 crankset and BB
Almost everything except the frame arrived today. Will start a thread to follow the build once it does.
2014 Specialized RoubaixOOOOOO 2003 Interloc ImpalaOOOOOO 2007 ParkPre Image C6 (RIP)
Just ordered a set Zipp 808's custom built for a tandem. Clearly a rational, cost effective purchase. But at least they should look sweet.
You could fall off a cliff and die.
You could get lost and die.
You could hit a tree and die.
OR YOU COULD STAY HOME AND FALL OFF THE COUCH AND DIE.