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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-04-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,451
Posted By pecos
:innocent: ...another cat 4-5 with expensive...

:innocent: ...another cat 4-5 with expensive equipment.... :innocent:
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-04-15, 01:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,058
Posted By pecos
Do your 10 races

hey bridrider,

2 years ago I raced this guy in the 5's.

Youth Olympics feature: Seth Rider |*Triathlon.org (http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/youth_olympics_feature_seth_rider)

AFAIK...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-26-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,151
Posted By pecos
If the OP is like most of us he'll like racing a...

If the OP is like most of us he'll like racing a whole lot more the better his results are. A coach can help that. Don't know how old he is but a coach can speed up the process to get you to a...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-18-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 3,066,014
Posted By pecos
Forum: Road Cycling 10-01-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By pecos
Planning on doing DA 9000. Though the 5800...

Planning on doing DA 9000. Though the 5800 cranks look better :p
Forum: Road Cycling 09-29-14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By pecos
Hi Robert. Thanks for replying. I can't find...

Hi Robert.
Thanks for replying. I can't find FSA cranks in 11 speed other than the later PF30 models, will 10-speed work? I thought you needed an adapter BB to make Megaexo work. Not opposed to...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-29-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By pecos
Aaaaahhhhh......[sigh of relief] I think I...

Aaaaahhhhh......[sigh of relief]

I think I got it. These two statements I couldn't find online and would have cleared it up for me:



It seems on a BSA BB the 86mm include the cups? Whereas...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-29-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By pecos
Did google it. A lot. But the answers I found...

Did google it. A lot. But the answers I found were sometimes contradictory or not clear, or not exactly matching my situation.
Still a little confused, since an external crank, to me at least,...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-29-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By pecos
Looking for a compatible crankset for my bike's BB (press fit)

Hi all,
Just bought a frame that comes with a press fit bottom bracket (Ultegra BB7241). Besides Hollowtech II cranks, what are my other options? I guess my real question is what kind of bottom...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-22-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,106
Posted By pecos
Thank you, feel the same way. But testing...

Thank you, feel the same way. But testing requires some learning. How often would you test? I know it's the start of the off-season, but I want to raise my FTP gradually and as consistently as...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-08-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,822
Posted By pecos
hey Hawkeye, No arrogance inferred at all. ...

hey Hawkeye,
No arrogance inferred at all. Kudos on keeping the bike. And yes, I'd ask those elite riders for all the advice they'd be willing to give. As someone said earlier in this thread, the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-01-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By pecos
Original question was "Can anyone tell me what...

Original question was "Can anyone tell me what tool I need to first remove this crank and second how it is done?" but ok, point taken.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-01-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By pecos
You are right, the tool is essentially a 'pusher'...

You are right, the tool is essentially a 'pusher' once the outer thread is in to the extent that it can go (the thread part *outside* the square hole, where the covering screw goes in). The video I...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-01-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,134
Posted By pecos
Been there, done that I've recovered...

Been there, done that

I've recovered allright, the wife is pissing mad about the carpet stains though.

Aaaaaargghhhh, enough already!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-01-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By pecos
I haven't used a square tapered crank removal. ...

I haven't used a square tapered crank removal. This is my first ever.
Found this vid, which explained it very well.
Remove A Square Tapered Crank - MadeGood | Free bike repair resource...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-01-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By pecos
The CCP-22 does not fit the thread inside the...

The CCP-22 does not fit the thread inside the square opening. Don't know how else to explain it
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-01-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By pecos
OK, the saga continues. I removed the cover...

OK, the saga continues.

I removed the cover and now I see this:

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc8/pecos514/crank-1.jpg

As you can see it is a square opening with a thread inside. How...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-01-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,822
Posted By pecos
You are right, that was dumb on my part, he's...

You are right, that was dumb on my part, he's just starting. Wanted to make the point that bike fit is more important than the bike itself.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-01-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,172
Posted By pecos
What was your avg no of hours prior to the racing...

What was your avg no of hours prior to the racing season this year, what was the avg hours before? I am not a coach, far from it, I'm still learning, almost on a daily basis, but you also don't want...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-01-14, 12:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,172
Posted By pecos
Forgive me, but Coach Friel while right on the...

Forgive me, but Coach Friel while right on the money on most topics discussed in his book is way wrong on some basic areas, such as the number of hours needed to train respective of the category one...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-01-14, 12:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,822
Posted By pecos
Don't make the same mistake I made when I asked...

Don't make the same mistake I made when I asked myself the same question. Which was to sink a ton of money on nicer equipment without realizing the importance of proper training and aerodynamics. ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-04-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By pecos
Thank you both. I will have an 8mm hex key...

Thank you both. I will have an 8mm hex key shortly (Park CCW-5), then I can remove the bolt cover to find out what kind of spindle it has. My guess is it will be the spline type (thanks for the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-04-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By pecos
What tool do I need to remove this crank?

I have this Specialized Allez bike that I'm trying to upgrade the crank for.

Can anyone tell me what tool I need to first remove this crank and second how it is done?
...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-03-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,376
Posted By pecos
Yes, I see them on ebay, but $500 is only the tip...

Yes, I see them on ebay, but $500 is only the tip of the iceberg, right? you have to install them on your wheel, perhaps end up buying new spokes, ANT+ head unit plus other sensors.

The ibike is...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-03-14, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7,992
Views: 509,376
Posted By pecos
Few orders of magnitude? ...

Few orders of magnitude?

http://www.ibikesports.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Newton-vs-PT.png
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