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Forum: Southern California 05-24-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,785
Posted By lyrictenor1
Yeah, I ride to NPC regularly. That's still at...

Yeah, I ride to NPC regularly. That's still at least 20 miles, one way. Not what I consider close to LB.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-20-17, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By lyrictenor1
No prob!

No prob!
Forum: Road Cycling 05-18-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By lyrictenor1
Merlin, what kind of pedals do you ride? If...

Merlin, what kind of pedals do you ride?

If SPD-SL, Look Keo, or SPD, you may want to look into Pedal Dabs. Cheaper, and I like the fact that they don't require an extra cleat just for the pedal...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-09-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,703
Posted By lyrictenor1
I say, get Shimano SPD-SL pedals (e.g. Ultegra,...

I say, get Shimano SPD-SL pedals (e.g. Ultegra, 105, or Dura-Ace), and then get a set of these:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JQJOJA8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_taa_2yNezbBGVC7DW

You'll have the efficiency...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-17, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 891
Posted By lyrictenor1
Were the pedals and cleats new or used? They...

Were the pedals and cleats new or used? They really shouldn't have that much tension, especially with the tension set to the lowest.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By lyrictenor1
I stand corrected. Thanks.

I stand corrected. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By lyrictenor1
Nice try. There is no lifetime warranty on...

Nice try. There is no lifetime warranty on Kestrel Frames; it is a 5 year manufacturer's warranty.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-17, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By lyrictenor1
You've already posted the same exact freaking...

You've already posted the same exact freaking thing in three different zombie threads.

Sounds like you shifted your rear derailleur into your spokes, broke the frame, and are now sour about the...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-27-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,258
Posted By lyrictenor1
http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj532/lyricten...

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj532/lyrictenor1/20160822_085459_zps9mxbeudi.jpg (http://s1266.photobucket.com/user/lyrictenor1/media/20160822_085459_zps9mxbeudi.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Thanks, I'll take a look.

Thanks, I'll take a look.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Thanks for the suggestion. However, this bike may...

Thanks for the suggestion. However, this bike may be locked outside while I'm a store, etc., so I'd rather not have a high-value part like a PM on the bike. If I do want to do a power-based training...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Thanks. I was considering BDop's road disc DIY...

Thanks. I was considering BDop's road disc DIY kit, but I've never built wheels before.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Already done. Made a big difference, but the hub...

Already done. Made a big difference, but the hub is very lazy.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-17, 01:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Thanks, I'll check 'em out.

Thanks, I'll check 'em out.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-17-17, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling 04-17-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Exactly my observation, as well.

Exactly my observation, as well.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-17-17, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By lyrictenor1
Value Road Disc Wheelsets

Recently picked up a budget build disc road bike (Diamondback Century Disc) as a commuter, and would like to put a better wheelset on there as the stock wheelset is heavy and sluggish.

This is...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-05-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 197,946
Posted By lyrictenor1
http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj532/lyricten...

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj532/lyrictenor1/20170324_203408_zpssqaj6qc6.jpg (http://s1266.photobucket.com/user/lyrictenor1/media/20170324_203408_zpssqaj6qc6.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling 03-14-17, 12:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,632
Posted By lyrictenor1
Not quite. You said that they had "adjustment...

Not quite. You said that they had "adjustment complexities," which is inaccurate. If you were to say that some were simpler than others than I would have gotten that, but what you stated was just...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-13-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,632
Posted By lyrictenor1
They RECOMMEND using a torque wrench so that you...

They RECOMMEND using a torque wrench so that you don't undertorque the pedals. It's not required, though.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,632
Posted By lyrictenor1
The Vector 2 pods are very easy to deal with, and...

The Vector 2 pods are very easy to deal with, and there are no adjustment complexities. You CAN use a torque wrench for installation of the pedals onto the crank, but it is not necessary. The Vector...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,175
Posted By lyrictenor1
Hot.

Hot.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-09-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By lyrictenor1
Ah, this is my favorite, so far.

Ah, this is my favorite, so far.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-07-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By lyrictenor1
Have been running the Corsa G+ clinchers for the...

Have been running the Corsa G+ clinchers for the last 5 weeks; have about 500 miles on them (maybe 350 on the road, 150 on the rollers). They were a cinch to get on the rim; didn't need levers or...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-06-17, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By lyrictenor1
Thanks, all!

Thanks, all!
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