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Old 05-08-13, 12:27 AM
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Originally Posted by CALE262
four Vittoria Open Corsa CX x25. all black




I have these things on my bike and I love em. I was coming from Rubino Pros (which I dearly loved), who are now relagated to trainer duty because of 3 pinch flats.

Those CXs are my main/overall tires now. I can't seem to like the GP4000s. I guess I really like Vittorias.
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Old 05-08-13, 01:46 AM
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I'm in the deep end. Should be a fun summer. Now I just need to sell all my mountain stuff haha.



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Old 05-08-13, 07:46 AM
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hmm I should probably get me some of those Ultegra SPD double-sided pedals. Keep me from having to swap back and forth between my SPD pedals and platforms when I just want a more casual ride on the road bike.
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Old 05-08-13, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by PatrickGSR94
hmm I should probably get me some of those Ultegra SPD double-sided pedals. Keep me from having to swap back and forth between my SPD pedals and platforms when I just want a more casual ride on the road bike.
forget the pedals, just get another bike. that way you have one for casual one for serious . In fact, you may want to get a backup just in case too
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Got a new REI shirt for my new mechanic job.
That's a nice shopshirt. Is it made of nylon? It looks shiny like nylon.
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Old 05-08-13, 02:57 PM
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I bought a derailleur hanger alignment tool, and to get the free shipping a Campagnolo jersey, from BikeTiresDirect. I have 7 bikes, at least 3 of which don't shift well, although I mostly bought it for my carbon road bike. It seemed a shame that I couldn't get that one quiet when my old steel bike is silent.
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Old 05-08-13, 03:00 PM
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That's the clincher version of my race tires. Wonderful tires.
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Old 05-08-13, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by zrossiter
forget the pedals, just get another bike. that way you have one for casual one for serious . In fact, you may want to get a backup just in case too
well yeah n+1 demands I get another bike, indeed I do want a more commuter-oriented around-town with disc brakes, fenders, racks, the whole bit. But in there here and now some $80 pedals are a little easier to come by.
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Originally Posted by caloso
That's the clincher version of my race tires. Wonderful tires.
+1 on the Vittoria Open Corsa Evo CX. The best sublime-feeling road tires I've ever rode on. The problem is that what makes them great (rubber compound composition) also results in them cutting easily. Never had flats resulting from cuts with them, but I always keep black Shoe Goo on hand to plug the little cuts and scrapes on the threads.

Great riding tires though!
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Old 05-09-13, 06:25 AM
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Woodman seatpost clamp to complement the other blue bits...something used off ebay...hoping the decal/paint comes off easy...


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Sportful PBK stuff. Only $100 a kit, so we'll see how it does. Defeet are always good.
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Well, kind of bitter sweet purchase but new Domane 5 series frame/fork 52cm to replace the new Ridley Excalibur frame that I bought and built up this past Spring. Going to more comfort style geometry. The Ridley looks so cool though (up for sale in marketplace )

Weight wise it's about a wash with the Trek maybe being a tad lighter. The Trek fork came in at 357g compared to the Ridley's 413g. Trek frame is around 1132g compared to Ridley 1085 with some additional small weight savings with the Trek via Seatmast cap (120g vs. 150 current), braze on der vs. clamp. Hoping to keep the finished build a tad below 15lbs with pedals.

Will build up in the next week or so, just waiting for a few more parts but all the DA9000, wheels, etc are moving from the Ridley to the Trek

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New bike shoes. The lady should be able to pick me out in the pack now:

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Just confirmed, this will be shipping on Monday along with a new pf30 bb.

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LowCel, what's your powermeter count now?
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Old 05-09-13, 10:26 AM
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for the TT or the Parlee?
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This will make four. One Quarq S975, one Quarq Elsa, one Powertap wireless, one Powertap wired.
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for the TT or the Parlee?
For the Parlee. The S975 Quarq will be going to the tt bike.
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this one going to be 52/36?
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Originally Posted by robncircus
New bike shoes. The lady should be able to pick me out in the pack now:


I just got the LTD ED blue ones and flippin' love them! Comfy, light, well ventilated and I've had no issues with the laces coming loose or anything of that matter.

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me want! must figure out how to rationalize this purchase...since the other new shoes are only a month old...
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the bike for when i'm on the road

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me want! must figure out how to rationalize this purchase...since the other new shoes are only a month old...
Hahhahaha yeah those look awesome!!
What the avg sale price on those?
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nice!

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i just got the ltd ed blue ones and flippin' love them! Comfy, light, well ventilated and i've had no issues with the laces coming loose or anything of that matter.

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