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Forum: Road Cycling 09-30-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,864
Posted By BigSean
Sounds like your patience paid off. Good choice...

Sounds like your patience paid off. Good choice and its a great looking bike. As mentioned the best upgrade will be wheels, and I like to add tires as well.
Forum: Northern California 09-29-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 75,583
Posted By BigSean
Nope Im not, Perhaps cross training is helping,...

Nope Im not, Perhaps cross training is helping, but more then likely I have just learned better about how my body responds.:rolleyes:
Forum: Northern California 09-27-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 75,583
Posted By BigSean
Thank you both, its been a long road. Fortunately...

Thank you both, its been a long road. Fortunately the fitness seems to return quickly.
Forum: Northern California 09-24-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 75,583
Posted By BigSean
Back on the bike after a 2 year injury induced...

Back on the bike after a 2 year injury induced hiatus. Re-introducing myself. Sean in San Jose. Tarmac Expert and Jamis Xenith SL. I usually ride in the Los Gatos/San Jose area, often with my GF.
Forum: Northern California 09-24-12, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By BigSean
Two things come to mind for me. First is pacing,...

Two things come to mind for me. First is pacing, riding within your ability. Second is eating and hydrating on the bike. If you do those two things you will be amazed at how far you can ride. If your...
Forum: Northern California 09-05-11, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By BigSean
Ive ridden Hwy 9 over a hundred times as it is...

Ive ridden Hwy 9 over a hundred times as it is close to home and a great ride. Ive ridden at 5 pm on weekdays and 7am on weekends. The problems are the same at any time. Its a few who drive faster...
Forum: Northern California 10-05-10, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,812
Posted By BigSean
It will be coming back on real soon. Racing...

It will be coming back on real soon. Racing season is pretty much over and we will be preparing for the Winter Solstice ride in December. Im guessing in the next few weeks, although I know they rode...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-05-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By BigSean
I agree they look pretty equal. That said I say...

I agree they look pretty equal. That said I say go with what is most comfortable for you to ride. If thats equal then Id buy from the shop that you prefer.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-05-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,023,578
Posted By BigSean
Finally got to ride the bike again. I lost track...

Finally got to ride the bike again. I lost track but I think its been 6 or 7 weeks and a few days. I rode 14 miles including about 750ft of climbing. Its safe to say Ive lost everything I had gained....
Forum: Northern California 09-28-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,812
Posted By BigSean
We(Los Gatos) used to have a saturday training...

We(Los Gatos) used to have a saturday training ride, its sense fallen by the way side. Hopefully we can pick it back up this season. It was a much faster ride, more of a race simulation. We also do a...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-27-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 478
Posted By BigSean
Personally Id go with the TCR. Better components...

Personally Id go with the TCR. Better components and build. If your comfortable on both bikes Id go with the more aggressive one, it will handle better as well.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-27-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,262
Posted By BigSean
Bummer. Thats a long drive and alot of...

Bummer. Thats a long drive and alot of preperation time to have to drop out. Stuff happens though.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-27-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,262
Posted By BigSean
anyone know what happened to Ygduf? I saw his...

anyone know what happened to Ygduf? I saw his name on the results but no times.
Forum: Northern California 09-27-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,999
Posted By BigSean
All of em of course.

All of em of course.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-27-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,259
Posted By BigSean
congrats

congrats
Forum: Road Cycling 09-27-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,825
Posted By BigSean
absolutely

absolutely
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,349
Posted By BigSean
I must be doing something wrong.

I must be doing something wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,825
Posted By BigSean
I have the Zipp 404's and the barrel adjusters...

I have the Zipp 404's and the barrel adjusters work fine.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,280
Posted By BigSean
Yeah Ive heard it in other sports. Ive always...

Yeah Ive heard it in other sports. Ive always believed it was just a status thing.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,825
Posted By BigSean
Im guessing you must really like the Scott. I was...

Im guessing you must really like the Scott. I was real close to getting one of these, still might happen.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,819
Posted By BigSean
Yeah I dont know. I use Esoles mostly for arch...

Yeah I dont know. I use Esoles mostly for arch support, and they are pretty hard(more then the original). Since the shoe is pretty snug already I am thinkin the sole would already be compressed.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,819
Posted By BigSean
Your words-You're giving up stiffness in favor of...

Your words-You're giving up stiffness in favor of comfort when you put in cushy insoles, which I think defeats the purpose of those fancy carbon soles.

You are not giving up stiffness at all,...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,280
Posted By BigSean
Get the wheels, you''ll be glad ya did. Not sayin...

Get the wheels, you''ll be glad ya did. Not sayin they will make ya faster, but the ride will be better. I bought a set of ksyruim Elites for under $500, but they claim 1550gr. That said get the...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-26-10, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,819
Posted By BigSean
:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: How in a...

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

How in a insert gonna make the base of the shoe less stiff? My carbon soles are exactly the same stiffness with or without the footbed.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-25-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,316
Posted By BigSean
Nice bike. Id suggest a zero set back post. Looks...

Nice bike. Id suggest a zero set back post. Looks like the seat is slammed forward.
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