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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,253
Posted By dwatson

I know the Advanced SL and Pro have the option. I...

I know the Advanced SL and Pro have the option. I don't think it trickel down.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,453
Posted By dwatson

So you have money burning a hole in you pocket...

So you have money burning a hole in you pocket and you want a road bike, GREAT. But have you been on a road before? If not you will need top keep some cash back for changes, stem, saddle, pedals,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By dwatson

Being a male it is difficult to recommend a...

Being a male it is difficult to recommend a female saddle. But I know a few ladies in my club and try and like the Fi'zi:k Ardea Versus Saddle, and so do I. It is similar in shape and size to Flite,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,563
Posted By dwatson

I see Sram in decline with pro continental teams,...

I see Sram in decline with pro continental teams, but I see a lot pro North American team running them. Maybe they are looking for more bang for their buck.
Most Sram bikes are upper mid to high...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,640
Posted By dwatson

My family has been going to the Outer Banks...

My family has been going to the Outer Banks forever, and my bike gas made every trip. My wife understand my need to ride, and even with 2 kids she still understands. I will normal be up an riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By dwatson

Boyd cycling

Boyd cycling
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,159
Posted By dwatson

I like the Voler jerseys. I get them from the...

I like the Voler jerseys. I get them from the Partner section for about $69 and they ship free. I have a few of the Performance Ultra for hot weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,718
Posted By dwatson

I don't care about the frame size. I know I need...

I don't care about the frame size. I know I need a 56cm top tube and a 120mm stem. Before you buy get a fit at you LBS and see whet they suggest.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,851
Posted By dwatson

I run 2010 shifters and crank with a 2013 yaw FD,...

I run 2010 shifters and crank with a 2013 yaw FD, without issues. If you run the 2013 shifters you should run the new crank for the best front shifting.
If you want 11 speed you need a new hub and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,562
Posted By dwatson

Love the color. Can't to see it complete.

Love the color. Can't to see it complete.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By dwatson

Still have my original Flite saddle, it was good...

Still have my original Flite saddle, it was good they had to remake it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-14, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,632
Posted By dwatson

Congrats kahughey on your first group ride,...

Congrats kahughey on your first group ride, always more fun than solo.
Just back off vacation and got in 40 miles of wind whipped fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,245
Posted By dwatson

Finally got home last home last night. Had a 6...

Finally got home last home last night. Had a 6 hour delay due to the Denver airport nightmare.
Snapped a couple pics...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 11:37 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,245
Posted By dwatson

Sorry I post this, I did not know it would trun...

Sorry I post this, I did not know it would trun into a war. I will say that I did look at Flo wheels, just wasn't down with the whole group buy thing. If they want more business they need to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,245
Posted By dwatson

Sorry pics will have to wait until next week. Out...

Sorry pics will have to wait until next week. Out of town until Friday.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,245
Posted By dwatson

Boyd Altamont

I want to first state that Body's offer some of the best customer service in the business. They had some issues getting the rims and keep well infromed on every step. Then when the rims came in I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,793
Posted By dwatson

Some of the additional money will be for the name...

Some of the additional money will be for the name on the bike, some might be for a better carbon layup. Ride them all and pick the one with the best fit that fits your budget. One other thing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,793
Posted By dwatson

2012 frameset with SRAM Red.

2012 frameset with SRAM Red.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,793
Posted By dwatson

Differently ride it. I have a soft spot for Fuji...

Differently ride it. I have a soft spot for Fuji bikes, in 1985 I bought my first race bike, Fuji Club with SunTour Superbe Pro.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,793
Posted By dwatson

I have a Felt F3 and a Fuji SST. I have not ride...

I have a Felt F3 and a Fuji SST. I have not ride the Grand Fondo, but the Felt wins hand down on ride quality. I know the SST is a much stiffer bike than the F3. But I have a good amount of time on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,107
Posted By dwatson

Mine showed up last night. Hope yours will be...

Mine showed up last night. Hope yours will be there soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,107
Posted By dwatson

Rims were delayed in customs, Boyd should have...

Rims were delayed in customs, Boyd should have the by the end of the week. Hope to have the wheel set in a few weeks.
I will say that the customer service was excellent. When the rims wee delay I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By dwatson

I have been using Aerotech TopShelf bibs for a...

I have been using Aerotech TopShelf bibs for a few years. They have worked well for me, and are inexpensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By dwatson

I just order a set $220 for the glasses $470 for...

I just order a set $220 for the glasses $470 for the rx lenses. Was told 10 business days. My insurance paid for the frames and half go the lenses.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,270
Posted By dwatson

I went to my local Felt dealer lookig to order a...

I went to my local Felt dealer lookig to order a FC frameset in 56cm. I was told backorder with no ETA. You either have to be very small, 51cm or very large, 60cm. Everythig else is back ordered
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By dwatson

I know that with a 56cm top tube I need a 120...

I know that with a 56cm top tube I need a 120 stem. I have to swap most 56cm bikes come with a 100 stem. Like stated above cheap stems are your best bet. I was lucky to have a LBS that would let...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,107
Posted By dwatson

Just order a set of Boyd Altamont wheels. Hope to...

Just order a set of Boyd Altamont wheels. Hope to have them in a week or two. Pics to follow
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,588
Posted By dwatson

PRO Vibe S7 bars are some of the best that I have...

PRO Vibe S7 bars are some of the best that I have ridden. I have big hands and really like the 31.8 out to the hoods. I did choose the round version.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By dwatson

Like other have stated you need to ride SRAM to...

Like other have stated you need to ride SRAM to see if it is for you. I made the switch to Sram and most likely will not be going back. If you have any type of knee issues the longer crank arm could...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 07:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,034
Posted By dwatson

Sram Red 10 is all I need. Too much money in...

Sram Red 10 is all I need. Too much money in spares and 2 sets of wheels to switch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By dwatson

I would scan your local craiglist for a new frame...

I would scan your local craiglist for a new frame or bike. Once you have descent frame you can built for there. I picked a 2012 Felt F75 frame set for $250. It is get close to the end of the season...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,185
Posted By dwatson

All my gear is from different brands. The colors...

All my gear is from different brands. The colors all work well together, but have never been asked to leave ride because I didn't match.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,107
Posted By dwatson

Stealth 50 while on vacation with the family. ...

Stealth 50 while on vacation with the family. Wife made me leave the bike at home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By dwatson

The geometry is different also. The Allez has a...

The geometry is different also. The Allez has a shorter head tube giving it a lower riding position. The Roubaix will have more upright position due to the longer head tube.
I have ridden both and...
10-07-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,277,306
Posted By dwatson

If you keep posting pics of the Spooky I will...

If you keep posting pics of the Spooky I will have to but one. Then I will need a room to rent, my wife has already warned me.
Good looking bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,690
Posted By dwatson

I have had 2 500 in the last few months, both...

I have had 2 500 in the last few months, both have failed in a short period of time, I am now on my third. I got mine though a dealer and all was good as for the warranty. But the build quality...
10-04-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,743
Posted By dwatson

I would second Voler. Our team team has used them...

I would second Voler. Our team team has used them for years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-12, 08:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,964
Posted By dwatson

I would use ALPHA 340 rim 28/32. Go 2 cross front...

I would use ALPHA 340 rim 28/32. Go 2 cross front 3 cross rear with SAPIM CX RAY spokes and brass nipples. I used WHITE INDUSTRIES H2 /H3 hubs. Under 1400grams and under 1K.
Had them built here...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,636
Posted By dwatson

I would go full 105. The FSA crank wouldn't be a...

I would go full 105. The FSA crank wouldn't be a deal breaker, as a lot don't BB30 cranks, but the Microshift would be.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,225
Posted By dwatson

Are your CA5.0 on wider rims? I thought he was...

Are your CA5.0 on wider rims? I thought he was going to go to a wider rim on some of the wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,636
Posted By dwatson

Now start to save those pennies for some new...

Now start to save those pennies for some new wheels. The stock felt wheels are boat anchors.
I love my Felt
09-17-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,277,306
Posted By dwatson

Thanks.

Thanks.
09-17-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,277,306
Posted By dwatson

Good looking bike. I saw that they have some...

Good looking bike. I saw that they have some sale. If you don't mind what size was the old frame. I have always rode a 56cm, I'm thinking M/L would correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,584
Posted By dwatson

I run the PG 1070 on my training wheels and a OG...

I run the PG 1070 on my training wheels and a OG 1090 on my race wheels. I also have the Red group. The biggest difference between the OG and XG is the elastomers to help make the XG quiter.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,549
Posted By dwatson

I try this,...

I try this, http://www.winthefight.org/granfondo/diabolical_double.htm, this year. Did my base mile, dropped 20lbs and thought I was ready. Well lets just say some of the 20% grades got me. Nothing...
09-04-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 365,429
Posted By dwatson

Have: Bontrager Road Race size 44, I believe...

Have: Bontrager Road Race size 44, I believe these 2010 model, in good shape. Came with a used frame and to small for me.
Want: make an offer
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By dwatson

I big question is do you want carbon? I would...

I big question is do you want carbon? I would offer no more than $350 if in excellent shape, less if look well used. You might also want to check the weight, I think they came in around 2000g.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,408
Posted By dwatson

There is only consequences if the manufacture...

There is only consequences if the manufacture wants to fight it and police it, Ebay makes too much money. Look what Gibson had to do to get the knocks of Ebay. They had to raid a factory in China and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By dwatson

There is a very long tread on WW about this. Most...

There is a very long tread on WW about this. Most had good luck, there was one that boiled the resin on the braking track. IMO carbon should be left for the pros that can afford to throw them away.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By dwatson

Performance is 20-50% off everything. Got a $60...

Performance is 20-50% off everything. Got a $60 Ultra summer jersey for $29.
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