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Forum: Road Cycling 06-25-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,235
Posted By Medpilot
I'd consistently hit 55mph descending down Laurel...

I'd consistently hit 55mph descending down Laurel Canyon coming from Mulholland Drive. Seems like I ran out of gears with 53x11. Cadence was crazy fast.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-08-15, 01:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By Medpilot
Swapping cranks on a 2009 Madone 5 series Shimano to SRAM

Hi all,

Just wanted to confirm what I need for my set up.

I'm switching from Shimano Hollowtech to SRAM 22. I know my Madone has press to fit bearings. For the BB and crank, I just wanted to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-18-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Medpilot
Thanks for the reply. So would a 10sp Shimano...

Thanks for the reply. So would a 10sp Shimano work with a 10sp SRAM?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-17-10, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Medpilot
Shimano/SRAM (10sp) derailleur pulley compatibility

I just noticed I have a broken tooth on my lower SRAM Force derailleur pulley. I'd like to replace it with a pair of (ebay) KCNC pulleys, but the ebay description says they are for Shimano. Just...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-13-10, 02:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,916
Posted By Medpilot
I have a six series Madone (project one). Best...

I have a six series Madone (project one). Best riding i've owned so far.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-04-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,036
Posted By Medpilot
re: Nokon cables. I found them to be only...

re: Nokon cables.

I found them to be only slightly better than regular cables i.e. smoother with less compression. That alone is not worth the extra money for Nokons. What does make them worth...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-20-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,189
Posted By Medpilot
Cross cabled mine up last night. I'm going to...

Cross cabled mine up last night. I'm going to take it out later today to see how she rides.

http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/1319/p1000259.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 12-18-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,189
Posted By Medpilot
Nice job, looks clean. I think I'm going to...

Nice job, looks clean. I think I'm going to cross cable my bike tonight.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Medpilot
Here's my latest. I took 3 months off from...

Here's my latest. I took 3 months off from riding, so it's a wee bit slower than my usual run.

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/19655439

My normal 20mi loop....
Forum: Road Cycling 11-02-09, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By Medpilot
imo, it depends on how much you tilt your hips...

imo, it depends on how much you tilt your hips when you ride. If you tilt your hips forward, then you can ride with the nose of the saddle level. If your hips are more upright, then you'll probably...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Medpilot
I've used both Shimano and Wiperman with Zero...

I've used both Shimano and Wiperman with Zero problems.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By Medpilot
Nice bike, I have a matt black 06 Soloist. You'll...

Nice bike, I have a matt black 06 Soloist. You'll really like it.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-26-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By Medpilot
The the OP, Is that really turquoise? Or is...

The the OP,

Is that really turquoise? Or is my monitor or your camera off just a bit?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By Medpilot
I prefer Shimano FD over SRAM FD. However I...

I prefer Shimano FD over SRAM FD. However I prefer SRAM over Shimano for rear shifting.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Medpilot
Well thanks guys, that explains it. :)

Well thanks guys, that explains it. :)
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-09, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Medpilot
It came with the standard 5.2 components which I...

It came with the standard 5.2 components which I stripped off last night. Stock it came in at 16.5lbs.

After I put my components on it came in at 15.5lbs.

I had a pair of SRAM Red brakes I...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Medpilot
$3200 out the door. I'm thinking I got a good...

$3200 out the door. I'm thinking I got a good deal also.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Medpilot
Madone Experts: Question for you

Yesterday I picked up a Project One from a Trek dealer. The bike was tagged as a 5.2 "project one". Here's my question. It indicates that it's made with red carbon and it also has a full carbon...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-14-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By Medpilot
Thanks for all the replies. I picked up some...

Thanks for all the replies. I picked up some Aztec cables last weekend and I only notice a slight difference. I'll have to spend a little more time with them to see if they are worth the price...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,676,179
Posted By Medpilot
Posting this only for the Soloist haters. :D:D:D ...

Posting this only for the Soloist haters. :D:D:D

http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/4061/dsc1998.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By Medpilot
Teflon lined inner brake/shifter cables

Anyone care to express their opinion on these?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-05-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Medpilot
My SLX's weigh in around 1500g, but they arn't...

My SLX's weigh in around 1500g, but they arn't the 09's.

Easton does not void the warranty if you have them trued elsewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,155
Posted By Medpilot
could be a stuck paw in the freewheel. I had that...

could be a stuck paw in the freewheel. I had that happen last month. The creeking was loud and sounded like it was comming from the crank
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,965
Posted By Medpilot
It's not you, it's the brakes. I noticed the...

It's not you, it's the brakes. I noticed the same thing between Ultegra and the Cervelo labeled brakes. I believe they are re-branded Tektro brakes.
Forum: Southern California 03-20-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,714
Posted By Medpilot
Great video, horrible music.

Great video, horrible music.
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