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Forum: Road Cycling 08-13-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,499
Posted By Roadrash3
Any kickstarter now makes me nervous. I really...

Any kickstarter now makes me nervous. I really liked the idea of the Skully motorcycle helmet with the heads up display. I actually kind of wanted it for the rear camera. Well the owners blew through...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-30-16, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By Roadrash3
The extra cost really is those disc brakes. The...

The extra cost really is those disc brakes. The local dealer makes things a lot easier including servicing of the bike. I do go to a dealer much farther away from time to time, because they carry...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-30-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Roadrash3
I really like the bike at first and began to lust...

I really like the bike at first and began to lust for it. I even almost went to order one, but your right about the prices being wack. They are way high for what you are getting. Just ordered the new...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-30-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,568
Posted By Roadrash3
i just picked up a specialized roubouix ultegra...

i just picked up a specialized roubouix ultegra Di2 on sale for $2499. Holy crap, i wish i could afford di2 on every single other bike. No adjustments, no cable stretch, just perfect shifts every...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-16, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Roadrash3
Thanks, the good folks at Livermore Cyclery...

Thanks, the good folks at Livermore Cyclery helped me out. They took the time to fit her on a 44cm specialized they had in the store, changing the stems, seats and everything to make sure it would...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-30-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Roadrash3
Help on daughters road bike choice

My daughter is 10, she is 4' 5". She has been riding her fat tire specialized MTB on 12 mile rides and still asks to ride farther. I want to get her a road bike, because i know she can ride easily 20...
Forum: Northern California 05-09-16, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By Roadrash3
I agree with Livermore or Pleasanton, especially...

I agree with Livermore or Pleasanton, especially Livermore. Lots of great rides, Mines Rd. iron horse trail to Mt. Diablo. Altamont pass, morgan territory, plus all the great roads and trails. Close...
Forum: Northern California 04-15-16, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Roadrash3
My favorite ride in that area is the coastal bike...

My favorite ride in that area is the coastal bike trail. i ride it from the very start of it and ride it all the way out past pacific grove. When you past the wharf it eventually turns into a bike...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-13-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Roadrash3
Well, no responses, thats okay, for anyone that...

Well, no responses, thats okay, for anyone that comes across this thread. I emailed trek and also Facebook IM them and got two responses, one guy on trek Facebook just suggested some 3m tape. The...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-10-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Roadrash3
Carbon on gravel (Trek Boone)

So i purchased a 2015 Trek boone. I got a good deal as its an older model. Its the first cyclocross type bike i have owned made of carbon. My mountain bike has a carbon armor on it and i have never...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-10-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,054
Posted By Roadrash3
What ever trainer you get, hope you join us...

What ever trainer you get, hope you join us clydes on Zwift.com best way to ride indoors, i use a wahoo kicker and ride zwift almost daily.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-08-16, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By Roadrash3
Congrats, i was looking at this bike pretty hard,...

Congrats, i was looking at this bike pretty hard, but there is not a giant dealer around here that i care for. I settled yesterday on a marked down 2015 trek boone. I am very happy with the deal i...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-03-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,108
Posted By Roadrash3
cool photos, thanks for sharing

cool photos, thanks for sharing
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,597
Posted By Roadrash3
I would follow advice from DC rainmaker, his...

I would follow advice from DC rainmaker, his reviews are pretty unbiased and straight on the money. Look at what your goal is and how much you use it. I saved up and did it right from the start...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Roadrash3
I own a colossal. I have never owned a steel bike...

I own a colossal. I have never owned a steel bike and don't really know why i bought it. I love the look of modern day carbon bikes, but always nervous like its made of glass. The few times i road...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-23-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,727
Posted By Roadrash3
Here is a link Specialized Bicycle Components...

Here is a link
Specialized Bicycle Components (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/ftr/helmets/equiphelmetspecials)
Forum: Road Cycling 12-23-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,727
Posted By Roadrash3
I really like the specialized helmets and right...

I really like the specialized helmets and right now they have a bunch of clearance ones just over $100 on their website, if you don't mind team colors or cavendish green one. I spent close to $250...
Forum: Northern California 12-23-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Roadrash3
I hear you, before zwift, i would not have ridden...

I hear you, before zwift, i would not have ridden 5 minutes on a trainer. It is the most boring thing in the world to me. But since Zwift i actually like it.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-22-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By Roadrash3
I can only answer your question as to difference...

I can only answer your question as to difference between he two charging wise. I had a trek madden 5.9 with battery on the bottom bracket and now have a cheaper Specialized Ui2 bike with the battery...
Forum: Northern California 12-22-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Roadrash3
This is why i am riding in Zwift more and more,...

This is why i am riding in Zwift more and more, but it is making me lazy, i think oh its too cold in the garage, i will ride later today. I am soft.
Forum: Northern California 11-20-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Roadrash3
[QUOTE=DiabloScott;18334168]Excellent. And maybe...

[QUOTE=DiabloScott;18334168]Excellent. And maybe instead of thinking of new equipment as some kind of motivator to train for a big event, think of giving yourself the gear as a reward for...
Forum: Northern California 11-20-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Roadrash3
I didn't see any tone, so no forgiving needed. I...

I didn't see any tone, so no forgiving needed. I read it exactly as you meant it. I do need to start riding longer and higher though. As much as we need El nino, that would not help this year!!!
Forum: Northern California 11-19-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Roadrash3
Yes for sure I am starting now, gotta get serious...

Yes for sure I am starting now, gotta get serious and logging some hills.
Forum: Northern California 11-18-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Roadrash3
Right bike choice HILLS

Long story short. Had a road bike years ago, went to do death ride, never made it there. I now want to do death ride again next year, but have no road bike. Have pretty close to a road bike a...
Forum: Northern California 07-13-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Roadrash3
I wish, just got told i could not get the time...

I wish, just got told i could not get the time off of work. So now i have a gran fondo route to get rid of. Hope someone buys it from me at transfer time, even if its half price. You will love the...
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