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Forum: Road Cycling 02-01-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,980
Posted By Parson
Louis Garneau course deserves a look too.

Louis Garneau course deserves a look too.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-28-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,632
Posted By Parson
Regarding the black spokes, I enquired a while...

Regarding the black spokes, I enquired a while back and was told that they custom order their spokes and have a 20,000 unit minimum. I guess they picked one colour so that they dont have to put in...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 09-10-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Parson
Thanks for the replies. To expand on my history...

Thanks for the replies. To expand on my history so that fewer assumptions are required...

I've ridden the same bike for the year

I haven't adjusted my position in 11 months

The problems I...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 09-06-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Parson
One Sided Knee Pain on First Ride With New Saddle

I've been cycling for just over a year with no knee pain what so ever.

I had been riding a Bontrager Inform RL saddle in size 146 up until last week. That saddle put too much pressure on my taint...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-30-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Parson
New wheel/cassette wont shift into largest cog

Until today I have been running a 105 12-27 cassette on the wheel that came with my bike without any problems.

Today I installed an ultegra 11-28 on a power tap g3 wheel with 11 speed compatible...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-13, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 300,720
Posted By Parson
Powertap G3 with HED c2 Belgium wheel for $880. ...

Powertap G3 with HED c2 Belgium wheel for $880. Seems like a good deal.
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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-18-13, 02:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,957
Posted By Parson
Laggard, it sounds like you don't know the full...

Laggard, it sounds like you don't know the full story. Apparently the officials were going nuts and telling Porte not to take any food, but he did it anyway. Thus, the officials didn't turn their...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-18-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,957
Posted By Parson
When Froome is asked if he's doping, he usually...

When Froome is asked if he's doping, he usually responds by saying "I don't cheat". Well, he can no longer respond that he doesn't cheat.

There needs to be more than a 20 second penalty to stop...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-09-13, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Parson
From the title, I thought you were going to be...

From the title, I thought you were going to be talking about cat 5 racing in the Greater Toronto Area.
Forum: Eastern Canada 06-24-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By Parson
Yup.. There is a bike lane along the north...

Yup.. There is a bike lane along the north service road. Keep your eye out for waterfront tail signs. There are some detours off of the service rd at a few points. If the bike lane ends, you know...
Forum: Eastern Canada 04-30-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Parson
Hi car knocker If you and your wife are...

Hi car knocker

If you and your wife are strong climbers, then you could do Wolverton to save some backtracking. Keep in mind that it is very steep though. Its considered one of the hardest and...
Forum: Eastern Canada 04-24-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Parson
Hi, I ride around the Grimsby area often, so...

Hi,

I ride around the Grimsby area often, so I can make a suggestion.

I'm not familiar with the area(s) South of Smithville, so I can't suggest much there, but I can provide input on getting...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-28-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,768
Posted By Parson
Cyclist punched in face by cop after riding through red light (caught on film)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/03/27/bc-vancouver-police-arrest-video.html

The defence for the cop's behavior in the article is pretty scary.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-24-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 2,038,450
Posted By Parson
I had a similar clicking sound on mine shortly...

I had a similar clicking sound on mine shortly after buying it. Mine turned out to be a headset and fork that needed to be greased. Other cannondale owners have had the same problem.

You can...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 51,847
Posted By Parson
This is awesome. I thought there was some joke...

This is awesome. I thought there was some joke coming like "then I woke up" or something like that. Wow, this really is awesome on so many levels. Jude seems amazing. I'm looking forward to you...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-26-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,833
Posted By Parson
I've suffered similar symptoms in the past and...

I've suffered similar symptoms in the past and still feel it slightly now and then, but it is much better than it was a couple of years ago. I wasn't getting any progress for over a year and then...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 300,720
Posted By Parson
Competitive Cyclist also has a really good deal...

Competitive Cyclist also has a really good deal on SRAM Force BB30 cranks.. $187.00
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-17-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,600
Posted By Parson
That's what I'm saying though. He said he didn't...

That's what I'm saying though. He said he didn't test positive at the tour de swiss, but then that he did?
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-17-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,600
Posted By Parson
Did he just mess up big time? He said there was...

Did he just mess up big time? He said there was no positive test at the tour of swiss and then a minute later said that he didn't pay the UCI off for any tests and that really there were none to...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-16-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,988
Posted By Parson
I think the OP brings up an interesting question....

I think the OP brings up an interesting question. I had never thought about it from the perspective of the Tour being so extremely physically demanding that it encourages athletes to rely on PED to...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-24-12, 08:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,746
Posted By Parson
72 km/h (45 MPH) on short steep downhill. I'm...

72 km/h (45 MPH) on short steep downhill. I'm relatively new to cycling so it was a bit scary, but lots of fun at the same time.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-23-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Parson
I have right around 1000 miles on my Cannondale...

I have right around 1000 miles on my Cannondale and there have been no issues with the BB30. The only creaking I ever had was in the headset. The shop re-greased it and have been completely problem...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-15-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Parson
I was in the same spot that you are a few months...

I was in the same spot that you are a few months ago and was wondering the same thing. I got the same advice that is being given here... just go ride and enjoy it. At the time, I was looking for...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-12-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Parson
There are a few people using it. I don't think...

There are a few people using it. I don't think he's at the point where he's ready for it to be widely tested though. I'm not affiliated with it all though, so I don't want to say anything that may...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-12-12, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Parson
This is in development. I think the guy doing it...

This is in development. I think the guy doing it is planning on making it free. At least initially. It isn't pretty at this point but functionally its already pretty awesome. It will allow people...
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