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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-18-14, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By phread59
Heck the Trek 1.1 has been selling for around...

Heck the Trek 1.1 has been selling for around $650 all last year. You can get into a bottom line Allez (Specialized) for that as well. I rode an Allez and loved it. Real nice bike. Look at the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-18-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By phread59
You lucky bastage. I would have loved to get a...

You lucky bastage. I would have loved to get a hop in a 17. Where did you ride? Waist, top turret? how long was the ride? More details please. pics if possible. I've seen some at air shows...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-03-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By phread59
Don't sweat it. I rode a full carbon roadie with...

Don't sweat it. I rode a full carbon roadie with 16 spoke front and rear wheels. No problems. Get the bike and ride on brotha ride on.

Mark Shuman
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-03-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By phread59
Dumb question. Is the Ridley a 'Cross bike? If...

Dumb question. Is the Ridley a 'Cross bike? If it is I'm told to go 1 size smaller on a 'Cross bike. If it is then the smaller frame may just be the ticket.

Nice ride BTW. Love the colors and...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-03-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By phread59
I'll tender this. Try Specialized for shoes. I...

I'll tender this. Try Specialized for shoes. I believe at the Comp level you can get a wide width. I schlep 9 1/2 EEE footsies. I have a pair of comp MTB's in 44 wide. They work great. Lots of...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-06-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By phread59
BTSTDT. I had a fairly serious one. Lost about...

BTSTDT. I had a fairly serious one. Lost about 40% function. With exercize I got back all but maybe 6-7%. I feel fine and can still ride. I do get tired easily though. And you will be on meds...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-19-13, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,031
Posted By phread59
I'd look at the Specialized...

I'd look at the Specialized Rubaix(carbon),Secteur(aluminum) and the Trek Domaine. Also give the Giant Deffy a spin as well as a Felt Z series. These are "Plush" bikes. Ment to hop on and ride...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-19-13, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By phread59
I have noticed this phenomenon myself. The harder...

I have noticed this phenomenon myself. The harder I ride the less I feel like eating.

Mark Shuman
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-14-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By phread59
I will add one warning. Some Dura Ace components...

I will add one warning. Some Dura Ace components are not compatible with others, so beware when playing with Dura Ace.

I have an older Fuji road bike. It has Cannondale brake calipers. Dura Ace...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-14-13, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By phread59
Oh yea don't forget a floor pump. You'll need...

Oh yea don't forget a floor pump. You'll need that to keep the tires inflated. You should pump up you're tires before any ride.

Mark Shuman
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-13-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,970
Posted By phread59
Stop the World I wanna get off. Getting old just...

Stop the World I wanna get off. Getting old just plain sucks. The alternatives are more sucky.

Mark Shuman
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-13-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By phread59
I just got a set of Mavic CXP22's laced to 105...

I just got a set of Mavic CXP22's laced to 105 hubs from Amazon. I believe they are machine built my Wheelmaster. I just gave them my first run last night. I got the 32 spoke version. They do...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-13-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By phread59
That just sounds weird. Try another 1.1 and see...

That just sounds weird. Try another 1.1 and see if it is just that bike. I would say also see about trading up to the 1.2. I believe that is Tiarga equipped. See if that will do the trick. If no...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-13-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By phread59
I'm from upstate PA. I will suggest checking the...

I'm from upstate PA. I will suggest checking the Performance store in Paoli. I go to school in Malverne a lot. I stop in there when I'm there. I also reccomend a triple crankset(referring to the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-12-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,117
Posted By phread59
Hey Frosty that was some humpin there:thumb:. ...

Hey Frosty that was some humpin there:thumb:. Great job, I for one applaud you're effort.

Mark shuman
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-12-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,282
Posted By phread59
I weigh in at 190# +-. I ride one of 3 bikes. I...

I weigh in at 190# +-. I ride one of 3 bikes. I have a new Specialized Rubaix Elite Apex that shoulders most of the burden. I have a 2005 Fuji professional carbon franken bike. It's got bits and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-05-13, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 614
Posted By phread59
I have 2 pair off Specialized Comp's. One in...

I have 2 pair off Specialized Comp's. One in road and one in mountain. I really like the MTB shoes to be honest. Well worth looking into Spesh shoes.

Mark Shuman
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-05-13, 05:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,691
Posted By phread59
I don't post much. Not unless I have something...

I don't post much. Not unless I have something to offer. I agree Stap that things kinda got a bit snarky. I also like reading what you post. Good down to earth advice. You Sir are a good man.
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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-04-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By phread59
I too suggest the 3 as well. I would suggest...

I too suggest the 3 as well. I would suggest looking at a 52 to start. No bigger than 54 for sure. You are about my height I'd guess. I'm 5'7" and a 30" inseam. A 52 is slightly small and a 54...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-04-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,014
Posted By phread59
I too am ineligable. Lifelong Asmatic and...

I too am ineligable. Lifelong Asmatic and currently on cardiac meds. But My whole family donates for me. God bless and heal up Tom.

Mark Shuman
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-28-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,758
Posted By phread59
You sir are an inspiration. I doff my chapeaux...

You sir are an inspiration. I doff my chapeaux to you good Sir.

Mark Shuman
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-28-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,082
Posted By phread59
WEK I rode a Synapse as well. You're not missing...

WEK I rode a Synapse as well. You're not missing anything. Sorry to sound like the evil anti Cannondale fan boy. But for an edurance bike they rode harsh and stiff. Not at all the way a plush...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-25-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,082
Posted By phread59
As no one will pony up an answer I'll take a...

As no one will pony up an answer I'll take a poke. I've ridden all 3. I'd go with the Secteur. I was very impressed with the ride on the Secteur. It's more relaxed than the CAAD or the Allez. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-22-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By phread59
I ditched the Apex WiFli rear. I used an X-9 and...

I ditched the Apex WiFli rear. I used an X-9 and went 11-36 PC1070 cassette. The X-9 works better than the Apex. Shifts smoother and more precisly. The stock rear is maxed at 32. I don't think...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-22-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By phread59
The debate on to wear or not wear to me is moot. ...

The debate on to wear or not wear to me is moot. I choose to wear one without exception. I will only wear Specialized helmets because they are the only manufactuers that submit to SNELL testing. ...
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