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Forum: Fitting Your Bike 02-09-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,322
Posted By PoorInRichfield
I have the stock seat cap. There are lines...

I have the stock seat cap.

There are lines on the back of the seat post mast showing the max height you can have the cap. So unless you happen to use a seat that has a very low height or your...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-30-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,581
Posted By PoorInRichfield
I've been using Zwift with a Wahoo Kickr for...

I've been using Zwift with a Wahoo Kickr for about 2 months and I don't cheat... I don't see the point in doing that.

When I see riders that have special jerseys like "King of the Hill" but their...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-14-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,218
Posted By PoorInRichfield
:lol: I'm pretty sure it's universal, global...

:lol: I'm pretty sure it's universal, global standard that we can all agree on. ;)

Ironically, even though I started this post, I've since resorted to 'dookie-looking' lights, both front and...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 11-15-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,322
Posted By PoorInRichfield
The latest update on my 56cm Domane purchasing...

The latest update on my 56cm Domane purchasing decision...

I'm now quite confident that the 56cm was the right frame size for me. On one of my last rides of the year (before daylight savings...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 09-30-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,322
Posted By PoorInRichfield
After owning my 56 cm Domane for almost a year...

After owning my 56 cm Domane for almost a year now, I thought I'd definitively "answer my own question" ;)

I haven't had any fitment issues going with my 56 cm frame instead of a 58 cm. I've had...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-08-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,571
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Yup... that's what I did. My Domane 5.2 is a...

Yup... that's what I did. My Domane 5.2 is a dedicated road machine... too pretty to booger-it-up with all sorts of accessories. I also have a Trek ION (pre-Crocket) that is my trail bike. Quite...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-08-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,571
Posted By PoorInRichfield
I'm thinkin' ~someone~ should sell his Domane and...

I'm thinkin' ~someone~ should sell his Domane and buy a Boone 5... It comes stock with 700x32c tires, no clearance issues, and the IsoSpeed decoupler so you wouldn't miss the Domane much and can run...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-29-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,218
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Just so you know, Emily Batty...

Just so you know, Emily Batty (http://emilybatty.com/) does not come with the purchase of a Lazer helmet! :(



I found the Nathan LightSpurs on eBay for $15 + free shipping, so I ordered a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-29-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,218
Posted By PoorInRichfield
"Dookie" was the name of an album by a band named...

"Dookie" was the name of an album by a band named Green Day that was popular in the 90's. I have a tendency to use that word instead of saying "crap". So I'm guessing you're either much older or...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-28-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,218
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Lightbulb Tail Light Solutions That Don't Look Like Dookie

With the days getting shorter as Fall approaches, I've been looking for a new tail light for the bikes I bought this past year. However, my brain has this issue with pretty much every tail light...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-21-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By PoorInRichfield
The picture below should show that there is no...

The picture below should show that there is no where to attach the fender behind the bottom bracket and shows the plastic plug above the front derailleur bracket that I think is a fender mount hole...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-21-14, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Excellent... advice from someone who's had both...

Excellent... advice from someone who's had both :D The rear quick-mount fender looks like it has a hole drill in the 'front', likely for mounting to the frame. Do you use that? Per my issue with...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-20-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Need Advice on Fenders for My Trek ION CX

I'm finally starting to see signs of spring here in Wisconsin which means a few months of soggy roads and trails. As much as I hate the look of fenders, I hate having a roost up my back even more...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-15-14, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 300,715
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Bikenashbar.com is having 60% off all their...

Bikenashbar.com is having 60% off all their Easton Vuelta wheels. Looks like they're mostly 8/9/10 speed wheelsets, but there's a lot to choose from and the prices are pretty decent:
...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,726
Posted By PoorInRichfield
According to web sites like this one...

According to web sites like this one (http://forums.roadbikereview.com/general-cycling-discussion/sportrack-bike-stacker-%3D-thule-2-bike-storage-stand-217232.html), it looks to me like Thule thinks...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,726
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Thanks for the heads-up! I called Nashbar and...

Thanks for the heads-up! I called Nashbar and they're going to refund my shipping costs. whew! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling 01-05-14, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,726
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Yeah... shipping was a bummer... almost $30. ...

Yeah... shipping was a bummer... almost $30. (I'm not sure if that's $15x2 because I ordered two or just $30). I looked for free shipping promo codes but didn't find any.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-05-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,726
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Yeah, I can't see any difference between the...

Yeah, I can't see any difference between the Thule and Nashbar rack, other than the "Thule" sticker is missing. I just ordered two of the Nashbar racks, so I guess we shall see if they're any good!...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-04-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,647
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Once. I recently started using chamois...

Once.

I recently started using chamois crème, so now I definitely have a need to wash my shorts after every ride.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,511
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Is it possible that a new bike might make a...

Is it possible that a new bike might make a person *faster* if it leaves you feeling less fatigued? "Endurance" bikes, like the Trek Domane and Specialized Roubaix, are relatively new to the cycling...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-01-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By PoorInRichfield
A bike is only worth as much as you can get for...

A bike is only worth as much as you can get for it on eBay ;)

I think a lot of people think their old, "rare" bikes are worth a lot, but I don't know too many people who want to spend thousands on...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-01-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,050
Posted By PoorInRichfield
That does sound frustrating. I wouldn't expect...

That does sound frustrating. I wouldn't expect the chain to jump off much on a new bike unless the front derailleur is not adjusted correctly. I usually have more chain issues when my chain is...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-28-13, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,707
Posted By PoorInRichfield
My worthless 2 cents is that I'd go with the...

My worthless 2 cents is that I'd go with the Kestrel :) I'm a Trek fan (I have 3 of them), but the Kestrel floats-my-boat for the money. Heck, they came out with one of the first carbon frames with...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-13, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Yes, yes I am. The $20 million autos are...

Yes, yes I am. The $20 million autos are excessive as well.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By PoorInRichfield
Oh My... $22.5k for a Used Colnago on eBay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=400628868770
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