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Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By Element GT

486931 Pros don't even do that ;)

486931

Pros don't even do that ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By Element GT

Same here. Also for those asking, jersey...

Same here.

Also for those asking, jersey pockets hold a lot as others have said. I've also put items under my jersey before for storage as well. Works great!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 439,902
Posted By Element GT

486904486905486906 Crater Lake, Oregon

486904486905486906

Crater Lake, Oregon
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,614
Posted By Element GT

I"m 27, resting HR is about 60. Ride average is...

I"m 27, resting HR is about 60. Ride average is about 160-170. I'll hit 200 on a strong attack. FTHR is about 184
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,597
Posted By Element GT

Age: 27 Height: 5'11" weight: 155 rest rate...

Age: 27
Height: 5'11"
weight: 155
rest rate : 60
threshold: 183
Max : 201
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-15, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,552
Posted By Element GT

Let him spend money on what he wants. Apparently...

Let him spend money on what he wants. Apparently some think a couple hundred bucks on data tracking is a waste of money but thousands on entrance fees isn't. To each their own.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,552
Posted By Element GT

Cycling will do that.

Cycling will do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,041
Posted By Element GT

Sentence did not end as I was imagining.

Sentence did not end as I was imagining.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,552
Posted By Element GT

Dang got me beat! And you've got 120lbs on me....

Dang got me beat! And you've got 120lbs on me. Ugh. You should be able to throw down a century no problem. :thumb:

Also You'll find yourself getting stronger FAST if you can ride more. If you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 12:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,552
Posted By Element GT

I hear ya! I'd say the 500 is certainly the...

I hear ya!

I'd say the 500 is certainly the best bang for the buck. I had one and that little bugger was bombproof and has everything you need. I have an 810 now and it's good. Nice having the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By Element GT

55's

55's
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Element GT

Totally worth it to know you have the right one....

Totally worth it to know you have the right one. You could always still by online too and use the coupon.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Element GT

I've had the gold iridium lenses for a awhile. I...

I've had the gold iridium lenses for a awhile. I really like them, but I can't really compare to others. Do you have an oakley outlet store anywhere close by? They keep a wall of every lens which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,707
Posted By Element GT

Like others have said, faster is easier. Make...

Like others have said, faster is easier. Make sure you're accelerating slightly when letting go. Coasting makes you very unstable. One you let go and hold your line it becomes easier than holding or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Element GT

I have a first generation Gabba and I love it....

I have a first generation Gabba and I love it. Good from 40 up to a max of 60. I got it on sale in the spring so I didn't get much riding under 40 after I got it. (darn?) I typically get hot pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

O.o Bianchi sold his Ralpha kit?

O.o Bianchi sold his Ralpha kit?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-15, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

very awesome!!!

very awesome!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By Element GT

I usually spend most of my ride in zone 3 also....

I usually spend most of my ride in zone 3 also. If I'm going really slow I can manage zone 2 for a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,276
Posted By Element GT

So you're saying you can unreasonably afford...

So you're saying you can unreasonably afford them? DO IT!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,694
Posted By Element GT

Agreed. Ride both and go with the one you like...

Agreed. Ride both and go with the one you like more. Personally I found I like the feel of SRAM hoods and shifting more than Shimano. Both are very good groups, I still run 105 on my rain bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,434
Posted By Element GT

Don't get stabbed. Some people take things too...

Don't get stabbed. Some people take things too seriously.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,534
Posted By Element GT

Nope. Pretty sure my heart and lungs have been on...

Nope. Pretty sure my heart and lungs have been on the verge of exploding, but not my stomach.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,958
Posted By Element GT

I have an Aeon and love it! Honestly can't...

I have an Aeon and love it! Honestly can't imagine a helmet being better.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,070
Posted By Element GT

Heart rate training is good because it's (fairly)...

Heart rate training is good because it's (fairly) independent of terrain. (hills/headwinds/ect.) So if I go out training and push 180bpm on a hill or 180bpm on flats I should be working at comparable...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

You won't be disappointed. LOVE my aeon! Last...

You won't be disappointed. LOVE my aeon! Last ride I actually had to check my head because I thought for a second I didn't have a helmet on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By Element GT

479610 Enjoyed Ride the Rim. A no cars...

479610

Enjoyed Ride the Rim. A no cars allowed day at Crater Lake in Oregon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,413
Posted By Element GT

I'm in a similar position as you are. I have a...

I'm in a similar position as you are. I have a 2004 Allez I've been wanting to upgrade. I've upgraded the stem for a better fit, and a seat post due to a crack. But as for the other stuff I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,360
Posted By Element GT

I love my Giro Aeon. I always forget I'm even...

I love my Giro Aeon. I always forget I'm even wearing it, and I think it's one of the best looking out there. You can always find good deals on them too if you look around.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,455
Posted By Element GT

^ Bikes with brakes FTW But anyways, here...

^ Bikes with brakes FTW


But anyways, here are some interesting tips to try.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnAv5_r-qNQ&list=TL9f6C9Rb0seg1odXgxlDSr-HxS8mLHVtg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

Another pair of PI Elite bibs on a good deal ...

Another pair of PI Elite bibs on a good deal

http://www.backcountry.com/images/items/900/PLZ/PLZ1263/BLARD.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,765
Posted By Element GT

The temperature must be at least, THREE times...

The temperature must be at least, THREE times bigger than that!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Element GT

We had a break in the 30-40 degree weather so I...

We had a break in the 30-40 degree weather so I got out yesterday. Turned out to be a stunning blue sky day in the 70's. Got a nice 33 miles in some rolling hills for 1200 ft.

It was so great to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,419
Posted By Element GT

Pearl Izumi Elite bibs. I wear a L (5'11" 155lbs)...

Pearl Izumi Elite bibs. I wear a L (5'11" 155lbs) If I remember right the M fit, but it was tight on the shoulders. The large is wonderful and I'm happy with them. I don't have any other shorts...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 855
Posted By Element GT

That's crazy! I eat so much when I'm on 50+ mile...

That's crazy! I eat so much when I'm on 50+ mile rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

I may actually have to get some shoe covers this...

I may actually have to get some shoe covers this season as I just found out my northwaves are freaking freezing! Makes me excited for the summer however! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-14, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,052
Posted By Element GT

First off, welcome! I've ridden an Allez for...

First off, welcome!

I've ridden an Allez for a number of years and it's been a great bike for me, however you can't turn a corner without someone telling you how amazing their CAAD10 is. You'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,854
Posted By Element GT

https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/1...

https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/1012039_10152172958921310_2032990469_n.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,854
Posted By Element GT

Congratulations!! That was quite a week for you!

Congratulations!! That was quite a week for you!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

Ouch, my shoes came yesterday with rain.

Ouch, my shoes came yesterday with rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

Nice! I'd like to get a Garmin this season.

Nice! I'd like to get a Garmin this season.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

Upgraded to a pair of cycling shoes that actually...

Upgraded to a pair of cycling shoes that actually fit for this season! Northwave Evolutions

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/994106_10151857082366766_1761047347_n.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-14, 01:21 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,854
Posted By Element GT

Says the guy with a Ralpha kit ;)

Says the guy with a Ralpha kit ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,625
Posted By Element GT

I blast big Sennheiser headphones when on the...

I blast big Sennheiser headphones when on the rollers, but if I'm outside I just enjoy the tires and freehub spinning.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,666
Posted By Element GT

Would a campaign saying they're doing the same...

Would a campaign saying they're doing the same thing as everyone else be more effective?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By Element GT

I had to size up when I got some PI bibs. I'm a...

I had to size up when I got some PI bibs. I'm a medium with all their other clothing but the bibs I have are a large. If I remember correctly it was mostly due to my height (5'11") and the shoulder...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-14, 12:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,597
Posted By Element GT

Galaxy S3 It's been waterproof enough...so...

Galaxy S3

It's been waterproof enough...so far
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19,977
Views: 4,344,392
Posted By Element GT

Just got my first vest. We'll see how it goes... ...

Just got my first vest. We'll see how it goes...

http://www.backcountry.com/images/items/900/PLZ/PLZ1449/BLAOR.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,248
Posted By Element GT

Yes, it sounded like there wasn't a whole lot of...

Yes, it sounded like there wasn't a whole lot of options given the shop's location. Keep an eye out on the specialized website. They have demo days which travel around to different cities with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,248
Posted By Element GT

Personally, I don't think 3 miles is enough to...

Personally, I don't think 3 miles is enough to get a feel for a bike. Especially if it's downtown stop/go where you can't get into a good rhythm for a couple miles. I don't think it'll be for a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-13, 09:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,899
Posted By Element GT

Awesome! Well congrats on the the first 35!...

Awesome! Well congrats on the the first 35! That's great! Either bike will be a major upgrade coming from a sequoia, so you really can't go wrong.

Personally, I think you'd get the best bang for...
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