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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-27-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,883
Posted By shoemakerpom
I find it hard to believe they would go against...

I find it hard to believe they would go against Specialized spec on what they have on the model floor. A shop close to me started carrying specialized and Specialized just about bullied every other...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-30-16, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By shoemakerpom
Not trying to be negative but your dimensions...

Not trying to be negative but your dimensions really call for a 56mm frame especially on a Dogma since they usually slam the stem or have low stack height. Your position looks like it should in the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-20-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,270
Posted By shoemakerpom
Actually you should be looking at these if you...

Actually you should be looking at these if you want comfort with the upright position. I rode many centurys with older guys moving to these with shoulder problems.
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Forum: Commuting 04-20-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,332
Posted By shoemakerpom
The Thudbuster is the best I ever came across....

The Thudbuster is the best I ever came across. Its built extremely well and you easily change the flexi pieces to suit the stiffness or rider weight without removing the post. I bought one for my...
Forum: Commuting 07-17-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,047
Posted By shoemakerpom
Never been hit but came close to getting hit...

Never been hit but came close to getting hit yesterday. I made the mistake of going forward when the light turned green only to keep a sharp eye on traffic on the cross street. Turns out a policeman...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-29-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
Posted By shoemakerpom
You will waste more money buying multiple glasses...

You will waste more money buying multiple glasses for day and night then if you buy 1 pair of Tifosi's with red lenses that lighten of darken depending on the situation. Also they are made for...
Forum: Commuting 05-29-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,021
Posted By shoemakerpom
"But without Facebook, how will you learn about...

"But without Facebook, how will you learn about the video of a cat playing chopsticks with chopsticks?!?"

LOL!!! Almost chocked at lunch reading that quote, brilliant!
Forum: Commuting 04-21-15, 04:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,780
Posted By shoemakerpom
I took a chance after I seen someone with it and...

I took a chance after I seen someone with it and I have to say its a beautiful thing. It kind of reminds me of Paul components it has the hand crafted look and like I said the sound is like no other....
Forum: Commuting 04-20-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,780
Posted By shoemakerpom
Since I bought this bell: Spurcycle Black...

Since I bought this bell:

Spurcycle Black Bell. More potent and more streamlined. Just better. (http://www.spurcycle.com/collections/all/products/better-bicycle-bell-black)

I have a 100%...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,061
Posted By shoemakerpom
Been using speedplay for years and the only thing...

Been using speedplay for years and the only thing that I don't like is the constant maintenance as far as cleaning and lubing. As far as using them in snow or rain conditions on a constant basis can...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 10,350
Posted By shoemakerpom
I have had a similar situation but from a cop. He...

I have had a similar situation but from a cop. He stopped me and told me that my flashing lights (dual Niterider 350's and dual Serfas TL-60's) allowed him to see me miles away and asked where I got...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,223
Posted By shoemakerpom
Now that I think of it make sure that the bottom...

Now that I think of it make sure that the bottom bracket is too your liking meaning it will works with the cranks you like. If the bottom bracket is limited with the kind of cranks you want to run it...
Forum: Commuting 07-11-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,090
Posted By shoemakerpom
I don't see the need for disk brakes on that bike...

I don't see the need for disk brakes on that bike unless your bombing down a 20 deg angle fire road at 30 mph. I have rode my full suspension mtn bike through quarries, ski slope decents and crazy...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-30-14, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,650
Posted By shoemakerpom
Interesting that you brought this up. My coworker...

Interesting that you brought this up. My coworker is a huge trek fan has the credit card and three or more trek bikes. When he bought a new carbon Madone two years ago I remember he came in one day 4...
Forum: Commuting 06-30-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,019
Posted By shoemakerpom
LOL! I deal with those kind every Saturday but...

LOL! I deal with those kind every Saturday but enjoy seeing them just the same....
Forum: Road Cycling 06-28-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,101
Posted By shoemakerpom
Had a similar experience with a shop that I...

Had a similar experience with a shop that I thought I would give a try since my go to shop was too busy. Learned my lesson on sticking with good mechanics when it comes to derailleur setup. It also...
Forum: Commuting 06-28-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,019
Posted By shoemakerpom
I never say "passing on your left" just hello,...

I never say "passing on your left" just hello, good morning, hows going, how ya doin. People respond to that 100% with kindness and don't get alarmed. I also slow down when passing especially someone...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-26-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By shoemakerpom
Everywhere I go people tell me that this setup is...

Everywhere I go people tell me that this setup is the brightest they had ever seen. I was riding to work one Saturday in the winter and the fog was so thick you could see maybe 20 feet in front. I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-24-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By shoemakerpom
My bad I guess I wasn't clear. I have two surfas...

My bad I guess I wasn't clear. I have two surfas shield 60's side by side. How they compare to the performance light the first guy has I do not know. What I do know is I have yet to see a light as...
Forum: Commuting 06-23-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By shoemakerpom
I guess my question would be how far are you...

I guess my question would be how far are you going on tubulars. My Saturday commute is 70 miles round trip and probably the most fun sometimes getting about 30mph for about the last ten miles on the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,731
Posted By shoemakerpom
Looks goofy having some armband mirror that could...

Looks goofy having some armband mirror that could change angle depending in the location you have your arms resting. Get one of these and you will wonder why all bikes do not come standard with them....
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By shoemakerpom
That's probably the first honest opinion going...

That's probably the first honest opinion going against what the media and tire companies are trying to do with these 25mm tires widths. I love my Michelins Pro 4 but the 25mm are never on sale so I...
Forum: Commuting 06-23-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By shoemakerpom
It seems you figured out my commute to a t and...

It seems you figured out my commute to a t and that's why I brought it up. I just never changed a tubular or even seen what was involved. I just thought I read somewhere they were less prone to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-23-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By shoemakerpom
Its funny you mention this light since I have two...

Its funny you mention this light since I have two bolted side by side on a makeshift bracket to get really bright. On Saturday when riding home I was stopped by the police and thinking I was doing...
Forum: Commuting 06-19-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By shoemakerpom
That's about the response I was looking for. I...

That's about the response I was looking for. I ride with Michelin comp 4's at the moment and was thinking of getting something a little deeper then the standard rim and thought I would try carbon...
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