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Forum: Commuting 09-23-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,286
Posted By calyco
I commute/recreational riding 25 miles in NYC -...

I commute/recreational riding 25 miles in NYC - lots of red lights and sudden stops. For convenience and my distance, I didn't think clipless would benefit me that much. I just switched to the Wellgo...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,558
Posted By calyco
Wet wipes and pledge for me

Wet wipes and pledge for me
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-15-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By calyco
What should I carry for repairs (SRAM powerlock)?

Last year, I had accident and my derailleur snapped off and chain twisted. I reinstalled a SRAM powerlock PC1031 chain. The other day, my chain dropped (my fault). So got me thinking, what else...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By calyco
Thanks, maybe I will try the C02 as well since...

Thanks, maybe I will try the C02 as well since its cheap. Doesn't hurt to have it. I like the idea of unlimited air with the pump. I was using the road drive in the comfort of my home, checking my...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By calyco
Guess I will keep the medium. The size is pretty...

Guess I will keep the medium. The size is pretty good, discreetly attached to seat tube and it is very doable to 100 psi. Just thought the large might be a little easier because of the longer barrel,...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-14-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By calyco
Lezyne road drive

Anyone tried out both the road drive medium and large? I had the cheaper pressure drive which didn't work too well, maybe because of the small size. I gave up at about 80 psi (hard effort pumping). I...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-14-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By calyco
This, I moved saddle 1cm forward and my arms was...

This, I moved saddle 1cm forward and my arms was pushing against the bars and shoulders pushed back. Got neck and shoulder pain after one ride. Leveled saddle out, adjusted saddle back and it is now...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-07-15, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 898
Posted By calyco
That was it! I did 20 miles just now easy....

That was it! I did 20 miles just now easy. Amazing, 1 inch forward on the pedals and heel down makes such a huge difference. Before, I noticed no burn/soreness in quads after ride (normal).. it was...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 898
Posted By calyco
What could be causing cramps during a ride?

So last year, I felt perfect on the bike. I did about 30 miles per ride, roughly 1 hour and a half - 4x a week. I would just about finish two 24 oz Camelbaks, regular water (90F degrees). Never had a...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-09-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By calyco
Exactly this, love my Icon Pro - comfortable and...

Exactly this, love my Icon Pro - comfortable and very responsive. I would def consider Jamis next time around.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-09-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,285
Posted By calyco
Good on you man. I smoked since JHS, 33 now and I...

Good on you man. I smoked since JHS, 33 now and I do about half a pack a day. I am on my way there. Riding naturally makes me not want to smoke because of all the fresh air you get and how great you...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-23-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By calyco
I am light at 140lbs and do 100PSI for 2 days on...

I am light at 140lbs and do 100PSI for 2 days on 700x23, never had problem yet
Forum: Road Cycling 01-23-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,770
Posted By calyco
It does wonders for acid reflux too ;)

It does wonders for acid reflux too ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 01-23-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,770
Posted By calyco
I heard from a friend the neti pot works great...

I heard from a friend the neti pot works great too, I will try that next time.

I've never had allergies my whole life and only had the flu once or twice past 20 years. Last year I got severe...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-23-15, 03:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,191
Posted By calyco
I bought Pearl Izumi but they have a loose fit. I...

I bought Pearl Izumi but they have a loose fit. I also bought some high end Louis Garneau ones and they were way too hot. I replaced them with Endura Strike glove and they are perfect for 30F - 40F,...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-12-15, 04:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 28,376
Posted By calyco
5'8" and I ride a 54cm Jamis Icon Pro. I am...

5'8" and I ride a 54cm Jamis Icon Pro. I am really 52 but more relaxed and comfortable on a 54
Forum: Road Cycling 01-11-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,012
Posted By calyco
Wow, luckily it doesn't look like he was hurt too...

Wow, luckily it doesn't look like he was hurt too bad. Guy behind him had his head down too, quick reflexes
Forum: Road Cycling 12-11-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By calyco
For that distance, def go for a road bike. I was...

For that distance, def go for a road bike. I was in similar position, bought a Trek 7.2 FX and joined this forum. Had the Trek for a year and upgraded to a proper 105 road bike. What a world of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-02-14, 12:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,922
Posted By calyco
+1, in that order for me too :) I built up a...

+1, in that order for me too :)

I built up a nice Park tool set, buying one by one as I needed them. Expensive but no wonder they are the reference, never had a problem with any of their tools. To...
Forum: Commuting 12-01-14, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By calyco
Anyone do tights/leg warmers under 3/4?

For the past month I've been looking for the perfect pair of (non tights) cycling pants. Have not gone or need to go full kit plus clipless since I am just doing recreational/commuting rides. Tried...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-14, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,579
Posted By calyco
Very interesting and inspiring story, thanks for...

Very interesting and inspiring story, thanks for sharing it with us!
Forum: Road Cycling 11-22-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,088
Posted By calyco
Total damage about $100. Also took wheel to LBS...

Total damage about $100. Also took wheel to LBS to get it true, was rubbing slightly on brake pads. Cable housing was also split and replaced it with some Jagwire. Mounted new derailleur, installed...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-17-14, 01:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,088
Posted By calyco
Snapped off, bent cage plate and chain twisted in...

Snapped off, bent cage plate and chain twisted in the pulleys.

http://i.imgur.com/5tWoUg9l.jpg (http://imgur.com/5tWoUg9)

http://i.imgur.com/NZtDF19l.jpg (http://imgur.com/NZtDF19)
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Forum: Road Cycling 11-15-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,995
Posted By calyco
eBay mostly, Performance Bike and Jenson USA are...

eBay mostly, Performance Bike and Jenson USA are great.. excellent customer service. I do not like Chain Reaction Cycles, only my second time ordering and their customer service sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-12-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,088
Posted By calyco
I was browsing and read Short cage = double ...

I was browsing and read

Short cage = double
Long cage = triple

Is that correct?
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