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Forum: Road Cycling 09-13-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,723
Posted By kimconyc
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/B...

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/BF/20150913_220228_zpsnulvxywl.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/kimconyc/media/BF/20150913_220228_zpsnulvxywl.jpg.html)

Finally had a chance...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-13-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By kimconyc
legendary frame legendary groupset legendary...

legendary frame
legendary groupset
legendary wheels/hubs

Spend $100 for some really nice cables, reassembly of bike, and new bar tape.

Or...

Just get a whole new bike (always a good...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-15-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Posted By kimconyc
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/B...

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/BF/1794529_737155472968930_1867773974_n_zps4b54860a.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,040
Posted By kimconyc
Here are some of my other Italy ride reports: ...

Here are some of my other Italy ride reports:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/770423-My-Ride-up-Passo-Gavia-%28pics%29-and-Extra-Carnage...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,040
Posted By kimconyc
Awesome! Go to have fun! Don't over-train...

Awesome!


Go to have fun! Don't over-train since the tour is in late August and it will not be a race. Advice from my experience is to learn to care for pasta and wine if you don't already and...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,813
Posted By kimconyc
:lol: :beer: nice!

:lol: :beer: nice!
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By kimconyc
I use both Speedplay Zero and Shimano SPD (M770...

I use both Speedplay Zero and Shimano SPD (M770 XT) pedals and I would recommend SPD pedals for you. You are correct that Speedplay pedals require some maintenance like re-greasing them every few...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,813
Posted By kimconyc
I've used the Conti (carbon specific) tubular...

I've used the Conti (carbon specific) tubular glue in a pinch and I hated it! I always go back to Vittoria Mastik'One.

Also, on a side note, I used to do the whole multi-day cure/layer thing but...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-13, 08:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,813
Posted By kimconyc
I was riding with a buddy of mine who got a tiny...

I was riding with a buddy of mine who got a tiny puncture from a sharp stone (slow leak) and we used pit-stop and it worked really well.

FWIW, I ride with Pit-Stop and a spare tubular when I ride...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-08-13, 08:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,915
Posted By kimconyc
For all the terrorists in the thread who hate...

For all the terrorists in the thread who hate freedom, you're grandpa Karl Marx will be rolling in his grave when he gets a load of the $17,000 Chanel Bike...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-08-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,915
Posted By kimconyc
There are plenty of people on here who are not...

There are plenty of people on here who are not "rich" that can justify buying a bike that is, perhaps in someone else's eyes, more than they "need".

Who is to judge how people spend their money?...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-07-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,915
Posted By kimconyc
If anything, this is anti-hipster. First, we have...

If anything, this is anti-hipster. First, we have to define "hipster" but I doubt the conventional definition is attracted to Hermes or a lux-label like that. This is just part of the mainstream...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-05-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,419
Posted By kimconyc
You can't go wrong with Cannondale. You will get...

You can't go wrong with Cannondale. You will get a good bike, a good warranty, etc. An important factor in purchasing a bike is how you will get it serviced for routine maintenance (assuming you will...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-24-13, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 196,220
Posted By kimconyc
HG, I'm sure you will be familiar with this...

HG, I'm sure you will be familiar with this route...

9W:
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/BF/005_zps9f57067f.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-21-13, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 196,220
Posted By kimconyc
Passo dello Stelvio from Bormio - rainy days: ...

Passo dello Stelvio from Bormio - rainy days:
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/BF/560-3_-2__-4_tonemapped_zpsf7098b11.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-21-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 196,220
Posted By kimconyc
Passo dello Stelvio: ...

Passo dello Stelvio:
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/BF/424-3_-2__-4_tonemapped_zps63a60128.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-21-13, 08:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,984
Posted By kimconyc
Sunrise: ...

Sunrise:
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae68/kimconyc/BF/424-3_-2__-4_tonemapped_zps63a60128.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/kimconyc/media/BF/424-3_-2__-4_tonemapped_zps63a60128.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-19-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By kimconyc
I've ridden on a steel bike with Roll-y Pol-y...

I've ridden on a steel bike with Roll-y Pol-y 700c x 28 at around 80 psi. Those are some SMOOOTH tires. It almost feels like the boss's cruiser.

Tire pressure is also important. Before shelling...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,792
Posted By kimconyc
Some people have different bikes for different...

Some people have different bikes for different occasions as well.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,792
Posted By kimconyc
This is somewhat OT, but after using a PowerTap...

This is somewhat OT, but after using a PowerTap SL+ for the past two years, I cannot see how the Vector offers any serious advantages over a PowerTap. And I'm not shilling BTW. However, here are some...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,614
Posted By kimconyc
The only "real" advantage I can see between...

The only "real" advantage I can see between something like R45s or Shimano 105's is that the CK hubs are 11 speed compatible. Other than that and the pretty colors you can get, I don't really see any...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,667
Posted By kimconyc
I have an "old" PowerTap SL+, which is pretty...

I have an "old" PowerTap SL+, which is pretty great. It's pretty impressive how prices are coming down as demand for power meters is increasing a lot from just a few years ago (competition anyone?),...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-13, 08:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,614
Posted By kimconyc
Having two custom wheelsets (Record, DT Swiss...

Having two custom wheelsets (Record, DT Swiss 240s), my recommendation:

If you have $400 for hubs: White Industries T11's! If you do 2x with DT Swiss Comp spokes on both front and rear (or 3xDS...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-13, 06:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,432
Posted By kimconyc
Maybe the thief was living by this chart: ...

Maybe the thief was living by this chart:
http://www.adventure-journal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/006_risk_fun.jpg
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From this thread:...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-13, 06:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,614
Posted By kimconyc
It's complicated because the OP says that he is...

It's complicated because the OP says that he is on a budget but now has to do two things:
1) Buy a Shimano freehub body for the Campagnolo Record hubs, which will cost money.
2) Physically swap out...
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