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Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,476
Posted By Frankgt2

Do not unclip while standing. It is annoying...

Do not unclip while standing. It is annoying using clips at first, but you will get used to it and never go back to platform pedals. Just twist your foot while seated to unclip. Your pedals also...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26,819
Views: 17,188,325
Posted By Frankgt2

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/t1.0-9/10172630_10152099156743723_6978175107630938413_n.jpg I'm currently upgrading components slowly. Bike was mounted in January
07-05-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By Frankgt2

first time I hear of this

first time I hear of this
Forum: Commuting
07-05-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,846
Posted By Frankgt2

106 here!

106 here!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By Frankgt2

Dont worry, it gets 90 here just at 9 am... at...

Dont worry, it gets 90 here just at 9 am... at 2pm it gets round the 106F and we all have to deal with this
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By Frankgt2

Im currently using Serfas Podium and I love them....

Im currently using Serfas Podium and I love them. they are pretty solid and I dont feel they flex at all
06-17-12, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Frankgt2

Thats right, always keep your eyes in front of...

Thats right, always keep your eyes in front of you. Also, don't be always watching the rear wheel of the cyclist in front of you, instead know how to distance your wheel with his while only having...
02-04-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,652
Posted By Frankgt2

picture?? There are some mavic wheels that come...

picture?? There are some mavic wheels that come with like ''bumps'' in the rim where the nipples are but just part of the design just like kysriums
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Frankgt2

Then I think I will swap instead the freehub......

Then I think I will swap instead the freehub... Thx
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Frankgt2

Rim & Hub

Hi to everyone, my problem is I bought a used rear wheel in the LBS that they had around to use it while I get a new wheelset because the rim cracked. So, I noticed my 12 isnt placed in the hub...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Frankgt2

between that budget you will be able to find a...

between that budget you will be able to find a good new road bike, sometimes better than buying them used, although there are people that sells road bikes for low prices and have barely used them
06-03-11, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,299
Posted By Frankgt2

hows the noise? IDK, maybe lube the hub at the...

hows the noise? IDK, maybe lube the hub at the lbs?
06-03-11, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Frankgt2

agree with koffe, it is really a short ride,...

agree with koffe, it is really a short ride, water will do just fine, anyways bringing gatorade will do fine too, why not?
Forum: Commuting
06-03-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By Frankgt2

http://www.anteeksi.org/ANTEEKSI_Products/suihkupy...

http://www.anteeksi.org/ANTEEKSI_Products/suihkupyora.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,878
Posted By Frankgt2

Then you have advantage, drop em!

Then you have advantage, drop em!
06-02-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,779
Posted By Frankgt2

Giant TCR - Red Frankenstein

Giant TCR - Red Frankenstein
06-02-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 893
Posted By Frankgt2

He is braking rubbing his foot to the rear wheel,...

He is braking rubbing his foot to the rear wheel, there is no way in the world you can go that speed even with the wind without braking,
06-02-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,474
Posted By Frankgt2

Of course, maybe a 75cm frame, or should it be...

Of course, maybe a 75cm frame, or should it be bigger? Im not sure about the wheels, maybe carbon ones?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Frankgt2

Agreed, I have also seen lots of people in the...

Agreed, I have also seen lots of people in the streets pedaling with the center of the foot with their platform pedals, if they just knew all the power you could give with the ball of the foot
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Frankgt2

Your shoe should have marks for cleats, so you...

Your shoe should have marks for cleats, so you can align them properly... Align your right cleat as your left shoe and try it
06-01-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Frankgt2

It happened to me, it only gave me speed and info...

It happened to me, it only gave me speed and info sometimes... I changed the battery and voilá! Does the sensor has a battery indicator?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,999
Posted By Frankgt2

Thats what we ment with rotating tires

Thats what we ment with rotating tires
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-11, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 981
Posted By Frankgt2

If they have guest fees or signups might be a...

If they have guest fees or signups might be a cycling club or so... There are sometimes specific places where groups of cyclists tend to ride on weekends, just approach them and talk with them......
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 981
Posted By Frankgt2

I would suggest first to practice a bit with...

I would suggest first to practice a bit with groups before entering any race, this way you would know how to ride in a peloton or in a paceline without being worried or scared because it could be...
06-01-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Frankgt2

Usually the wind starts getting strong about at...

Usually the wind starts getting strong about at 10 am until 4 pm, at least where I live... There is not much you can do, but get aero mode
06-01-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Frankgt2

Could be that peadals might need grease or so the...

Could be that peadals might need grease or so the pedals.... Also, some frames works better with, lets say BB30 as an example, and when you want to use another type of cranks that needs another type...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,999
Posted By Frankgt2

The squaring thing might be the constant use of...

The squaring thing might be the constant use of trainer or maybe that the road might be quite hot... If you see both needs to be changed then you might do so or maybe to save you could change your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,999
Posted By Frankgt2

I change them when they start to look worn out,...

I change them when they start to look worn out, usually a tire lasts 3 months with me... The back tire dies before the front one because your weight is on the bike wheel, so it would be good if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 981
Posted By Frankgt2

I agree, you dont need a team or a coach, I train...

I agree, you dont need a team or a coach, I train myself and I have improved a lot drastically... I made in May a TT and did 2 minutes less than last year all by myself, I have never been trained by...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Frankgt2

There isnt anything really needed to secure your...

There isnt anything really needed to secure your wheels, if they are locked correctly to your bike there wont happen anything. Otherwise, if you dont feel like doing so then just put the wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Frankgt2

No you dont need anything, just the rack... What...

No you dont need anything, just the rack... What really makes a compact frame is that the back triangle of the bike its supposed to be smaller than noncompacts... I have an allen bike rack just like...
05-31-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Frankgt2

Almost every brand has bikes around that budget,...

Almost every brand has bikes around that budget, road bikes, with sora groupset... The thing is that almost each one is made of aluminum and is a lot lighter and maybe you could fine one with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 981
Posted By Frankgt2

Like above, lot of training and practice, but be...

Like above, lot of training and practice, but be careful do not over train. The drafting thing you call its named pacing, the only way to learn how to do it is by obviously practicing it. I would...
04-24-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,838
Posted By Frankgt2

we might need a little more info on your...

we might need a little more info on your situation...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Frankgt2

tiagra shifters

tiagra shifters
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Frankgt2

it made a noise like if something might have...

it made a noise like if something might have broken inside the shifter when I changed to the small ring
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Frankgt2

no the cable didnt break, I can move the...

no the cable didnt break, I can move the derailleur but it wont click in any of both rings,

EDIT: I can move it using the shifter but it wont click in any of the two rings, the derailleur goes to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Frankgt2

Shifter problem

So my lbs installed on my bike new cranks, and here home I tried to adjust the front derrailleur because it wasnt changing from rings... while I was adjusting it my left shifter made a ''bang'' and...
01-09-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Frankgt2

Stop Flats 2

Has anyone used them? Are they good?
01-05-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,670
Posted By Frankgt2

i start alone and end up riding with someone I...

i start alone and end up riding with someone I always get in the way... Riding alone for me gets a bit boring sometimes
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,211
Posted By Frankgt2

Next cleats will do the same problem or will be...

Next cleats will do the same problem or will be easy?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,211
Posted By Frankgt2

Speedplay Zero

So, I just bought them and installed them, but the problem is that they are too hard to clip into. I tried and tried and nothing, but after it I could clip my left foot. I unclipped and try again...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,384
Posted By Frankgt2

yes it is MPH I have been cycling...

yes it is MPH



I have been cycling just for fitness but the last two years ive been more serious, Ive been cycling with mtb until january that I changed to road bike. Im just 16, stilll...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,384
Posted By Frankgt2

Long Distance

Hello, I just need some help to know some things.

First of all I just rode 104 miles, I was taking lead on the pack and rode 30 miles at a pace of 25 mph, some times increased to 28 and other...
12-06-10, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Frankgt2

Century Ride

Hello, I just need some help to know some things.

First of all I just rode 104 miles, I was taking lead on the pack and rode 30 miles at a pace of 25 mph, some times increased to 28 and other...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Frankgt2

ziplocks or however those plastic bags are...

ziplocks or however those plastic bags are called. Those are useful for your cellphone, money or any electronic stuff to protect it from getting wet

edit: sandwich bags, sorry for my English
09-08-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,355
Posted By Frankgt2

`my bike is rigged with tiagra. Although is a...

`my bike is rigged with tiagra. Although is a double, my shifter is a triple one, so I guess they are compatible. Im not sure about what model is, but both of my shifters are indexed
08-07-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By Frankgt2

wallhangers? you could storage both bikes...

wallhangers? you could storage both bikes together, each other aside. Maybe something like this?
http://www.stacksandstacks.com/image/73048.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Frankgt2

what cshell said is true, there are mtb shoes...

what cshell said is true, there are mtb shoes that looks like regular shoes and comfy for walking without showing the cleat.

EDIT: I think I have seen pedals that are clipless on a side and the...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,749
Posted By Frankgt2

42 miles - 2 hours and 10 minutes aprox

42 miles - 2 hours and 10 minutes aprox
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