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    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...
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    Not my bike, but nice, aero position

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  3. Planning on doing DA 9000. Though the 5800...

    Planning on doing DA 9000. Though the 5800 cranks look better :p
  4. 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...
  5. Aaaaahhhhh......[sigh of relief] I think I got...

    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...
  6. 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,...
  7. 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...
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    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...
  9. 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...
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    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.
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    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...
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    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!
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    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
    The...
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    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
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    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...
  16. 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.
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    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...
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    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...
  19. 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. ...
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    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...
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    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?
    ...
  22. 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...
  23. Few orders of magnitude? ...

    Few orders of magnitude?

    http://www.ibikesports.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Newton-vs-PT.png
  24. Need to replace my power meter. On a budget, and...

    Need to replace my power meter.
    On a budget, and not really concerned about absolute accuracy, but rather consistency, lightness and price.
    Has anyone here been racing / training on ibike's...
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    w...t......f....... Is that why these rednecks...

    w...t......f....... Is that why these rednecks are trying to run me off the road? I thought they were jelous of my super vascular legs. Well, its vericose actually, but they don't know that.
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