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Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 74
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Posted By Farby
Thanks all. I hit up brands yesterday and they...

Thanks all. I hit up brands yesterday and they didn't have what i was after. Staff was courteous but doesn't matter much if they don't have what I was looking for.

They did try to steer me to...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,574
Posted By Farby
I would definitely be upgrading wheels, although...

I would definitely be upgrading wheels, although not likely right away. Admittedly I don't need ultegra, light wheels or even a light frame. My riding is sporadic and can go from 100 miles one week...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-12-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,574
Posted By Farby
Thanks for the replies. It's good to hear the...

Thanks for the replies. It's good to hear the performance is not too different between the groups.

I guess I'll have to figure out how important weight is to me. 170 grams between the two groups...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-12-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,574
Posted By Farby
Ultegra vs 105

How much of a difference is there between the current gen ultegra and 105?

In my continuing search of deciding on a new rig i've seen some really good deals on closeout 2015 Cannondale Evo's...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By Farby
Ive been contemplating a group from ribble for a...

Ive been contemplating a group from ribble for a chinese build. but keep wavering back and forth between that and just buying a complete evo from a shop here. guess it's time to **** or get off the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By Farby
how big was the bear that chewed on your frame?

how big was the bear that chewed on your frame?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-20-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Farby
ok thanks all, looks like I will need a garmin...

ok thanks all, looks like I will need a garmin after all.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-20-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Farby
Ok but are there other options out there besides...

Ok but are there other options out there besides the garmins which are several hundreds of dollars and have features i won't use like maps, bluetooth compatibility etc. I mean i'll pay to get the HRM...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-20-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Farby
Computer without the bells and whistles

Looking to add a new computer to my bike and am not sure what is a decent model for what I need. i don't need all the frills that a garmin has. My basic needs are

-basics like speed, distance,...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-16, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
Thanks again. I've done some fit calculators...

Thanks again.
I've done some fit calculators which confirm my thoughts on how the two bikes I have owned fit. It is suggested that I need a top tube of 55.5-55.9. The lynskey was 55.7 and felt...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-13-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
Thanks for the info. Curious, what frame did you...

Thanks for the info. Curious, what frame did you get and how tall are you?

I'm comparing geometry specs on bikes I've had with the workswell. My 56cm trek has always felt just a touch long with...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-10-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
Thank you for the list Silver! Shuffle, ...

Thank you for the list Silver!

Shuffle,
The last bike i had assembled I paid a shop as well, if i recall it was like $175 for assembly and a fitting session. it's easy enough to pay it again, but...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-10-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
I think i am starting to lean this way. My only...

I think i am starting to lean this way. My only hesitation is the building it up part, what tools/extras are needed(loctite, adapters, glue etc)? I want to do it, i just don't want to go in blind as...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-16, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
Thanks for the advice Silver. :thumb:

Thanks for the advice Silver. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
The reason being I used to have a lynskey and...

The reason being I used to have a lynskey and want to try carbon this time around.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
RMS, I'm getting more and more interested in...

RMS,
I'm getting more and more interested in this. Can you tell me what tools you needed to do the install? and extras like adapters? I know I'd need a torque wrench which i have(crummy harbor...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
thats a good deal but No titanium. Carbon frame...

thats a good deal but No titanium. Carbon frame only.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
Thanks for the replies thus far. the sub 2k build...

Thanks for the replies thus far. the sub 2k build looks really interesting. As for the lynskey. I had one, i loved it. But this time i'm going carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Farby
Back on the road, interested in a cheap/light build. don't know where to start

So like the title says I'm getting my ass back out on the bike after several years away from any type of riding. I spent the winter pedaling an exercise bike and have been getting out now that...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By Farby
Granny gears, numb toes and spin bikes.

Hey all its been a long time,

I'm tryin to get back what I've lost. I used to ride regularly, nothing crazy usually 80-100 miles per week when I was in full swing. Things happened and I stopped...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-04-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,676,038
Posted By Farby
at least the seat and the frame appear to match.

at least the seat and the frame appear to match.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-04-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 15,108
Posted By Farby
i'm gonna need a pic of this girl if I am going...

i'm gonna need a pic of this girl if I am going to provide good advice. Pic of the sister too.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-19-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,222
Posted By Farby
12 miles at 8% wasn't hard. I call bs. I wud need...

12 miles at 8% wasn't hard. I call bs. I wud need a hotel layover. But then again I really suck at climbing.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-19-12, 07:51 PM
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Views: 285,411
Posted By Farby
Amazing pic

Amazing pic
Forum: Road Cycling 08-19-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,056
Posted By Farby
No

No
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