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Old 05-17-07, 08:46 AM
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Back on the Bike, This time with Power

My little business expansion has "stabilized" enough to allow me to restart my training schedule. The last two weeks significantly drained me but my newest upgrade has peaked my motivation and has got me smiling again.

And people ask why I work so hard...For the Toys Baby!







Jay Gump from incline training will be benchmarking me tomorrow and helping me to set some seasonal goals. Time to get serious...
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Originally Posted by Greg180
Jay Gump from incline training will be benchmarking me tomorrow and helping me to set some seasonal goals. Time to get serious...
Ooooohhh. SRM.... good stuff.

Don't forget to pick up a copy of the "Good Book." Your first assignment is to learn about FTP, TSS, NP, IF, VI, and TSB.
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Old 05-17-07, 08:51 AM
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congrats man. the power meter is an excellent motivator for me and i absolutely love looking over all the data when I cant be on the bike.
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i love that bike!! later.
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Old 05-17-07, 11:12 AM
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Damn SRM bling bling addition! Thats so kool.
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For the love of Pete, that bike is way too hot to not have flipped that stem.
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very, very, very nice, but why fsa and not da cranks?

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Originally Posted by botto
why fsa and not da cranks?
Less issue with temperature variation with the carbon FSA. Plus the Tamac originally came with the FSA Cranks.

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Originally Posted by Greg180
Less issue with temperature variation with the carbon FSA. Plus the Tamac originally came with the FSA Cranks.

It's a compact. Shimano doesn't have DA in compact. They only have r700.
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It's a compact. Shimano doesn't have DA in compact. They only have r700.
The SRM DA is available in a compact version. 50/34
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Originally Posted by DrPete
Don't forget to pick up a copy of the "Good Book." Your first assignment is to learn about FTP, TSS, NP, IF, VI, and TSB.
The training bible fits the "good book" reference better than training and racing with a power meter.
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According to Shimano's website, the DA double is only in 130 BCD, as shown here:

http://bike.shimano.com/catalog/cycl...=1179443999763

It would need to be 110 BCD to be compact.
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Originally Posted by NoRacer
According to Shimano's website, the DA double is only in 130 BCD, as shown here:

http://bike.shimano.com/catalog/cycl...=1179443999763

It would need to be 110 BCD to be compact.
Nevertheless SRM offers compact DA version. Maybe it's R700 with DA cranks, who knows?
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That bike desperately needs a good flipping.
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Originally Posted by UmneyDurak
Nevertheless SRM offers compact DA version. Maybe it's R700 with DA cranks, who knows?
yes they do, its a modified DA with the 50 tooth DA chainring and the 34 ring from the R700. Competitivecyclist.com has them.
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lucky bastage. nice nice nice.
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Originally Posted by UmneyDurak
Nevertheless SRM offers compact DA version. Maybe it's R700 with DA cranks, who knows?
correct.

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Originally Posted by botto
correct.
I see--SRM supplies a custom compact DA crank.
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They do. I toyed with that idea when I got mine.



If you ever get an SRM, go with one of the Shimano ones. It's way easier to move it around from bike to bike, especially since I like using it for TT's (see above).
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Only problem with DA SRM cranks is the +/-6 month waiting list.
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Originally Posted by botto
Only problem with DA SRM cranks is the +/-6 month waiting list.
Depends where you buy from.
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