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Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-11, 07:09 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,281
Posted By pjn0629

Like a Triathlon?

Like a Triathlon?
Forum: Introductions
04-08-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By pjn0629

That's a dutch-style bike. and welcome

That's a dutch-style bike. and welcome
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 760
Posted By pjn0629

i do just that with my 500, if you're planning...

i do just that with my 500, if you're planning routes with bikeroutetoaster.com just uncheck the box before you load the map to the gps where it asks you if you want it to bug you before a turn,...
04-06-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,387
Posted By pjn0629

Sufferfest, in your basement, during the winter.

Sufferfest, in your basement, during the winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,729
Posted By pjn0629

31.6mm clamp on FD and 27.2 sound reasonable, but...

31.6mm clamp on FD and 27.2 sound reasonable, but i have a raleigh r700 from that era, where the seatpost is most definitely not 27.2, its smaller (i tried to jam a 27.2 post in there and it didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

3 1/2 hours of saddle time later.... ...

3 1/2 hours of saddle time later....

PERFECT!!!!

No numbess, no back pain, hands felt waaay better (Gee whoda thunk that ultegra hoods were more comfortable on the hoods rather than the seam)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

thing is, I've got the core strength, and the...

thing is, I've got the core strength, and the flexibility... rode the same setup on the old bike and it was perfect, been doing yoga since the crash to make sure broken back wasn't an issue, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-11, 01:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

SMP was the weirdest thing ever, actually felt...

SMP was the weirdest thing ever, actually felt worse than the arione, the pad from my bibs got in the way of the cutout, it was kinda pointless, and that wavy top shape was really odd.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

I'm beginning to think I might actually need a...

I'm beginning to think I might actually need a shorter stem
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-11, 10:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

60 mile ride after a setup was markedly better,...

60 mile ride after a setup was markedly better, until the 3 hour mark, but I was making a conscious effort to angle my back so I sit on the sitbones, kinda just got tired and forgot to do that after...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

Just got back from having my position tweaked at...

Just got back from having my position tweaked at the shop, 60 miles tomorrow, we'll see how it goes
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

I've put ~600 miles on the new arione that's...

I've put ~600 miles on the new arione that's causing the problem, its broken in. I think it might be that I like my hands too low.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 06:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

It's been fit, everything else is perfect, and I...

It's been fit, everything else is perfect, and I was head over heels in love with the arione CX last season. It really seems like when I drop my handlebars lower it becomes more severe, only problem...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

This is all post fitting. I'll bring it in...

This is all post fitting. I'll bring it in tomorrow to check the setup, definitely going to try the SMP on my tri bike though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,293
Posted By pjn0629

i liked my flak jacket XLJs a lot, just got a set...

i liked my flak jacket XLJs a lot, just got a set of jawbones this season and they're a huge improvement on the bike, more lens up top so when your head is low and you need to see in front of you,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,864
Posted By pjn0629

get a ridley compact from competitive cyclist,...

get a ridley compact from competitive cyclist, they're like $1299, and they come spec'd with rival. I've got a cheetah, and its super smooth, cant imagine the compact would be a lesser frame than...
03-30-11, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,750
Posted By pjn0629

+1 on the krylions they're solid high mileage...

+1 on the krylions they're solid high mileage tires

I've been on vredstein fortezza tricomps lately, they're wearing great so far, haven't flatted yet, and a buttery smooth ride, almost as good as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,844
Posted By pjn0629

sorry to revive an old thread here, but same...

sorry to revive an old thread here, but same issue...

Last season I was on an Arione CX with carbon rails and was in love love love with it. pulled a sub 5 hour century (mostly flat) in the...
Forum: Foo
03-28-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,107
Posted By pjn0629

Cars won't get you laid, I was recently shopping...

Cars won't get you laid, I was recently shopping for a new BMW, but decided to stick with what I had. Either way Both the 335 and 135 coupes have built in roof rack mounts, which makes it way easier...
03-28-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,963
Posted By pjn0629

I agree. Filling the road with freds would just...

I agree. Filling the road with freds would just be bad for everyone.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,960
Posted By pjn0629

I've had a great experience with my rol race sl...

I've had a great experience with my rol race sl set I picked up last summer, not too pricey, and they look great on the bike. They make a carbon clincher, with an aluminum rim, I'd take a look at...
03-21-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

I ended up using an old pair of socks, which I...

I ended up using an old pair of socks, which I soaked through with carburetor cleaner, and let sit on the bars for ~10 minutes (bars in the socks) then, I bummed a copper pot scrubber steel wool ish ...
03-17-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

well, parts (except cranks, don't have the tools)...

well, parts (except cranks, don't have the tools) are off and the frame restore is underway, so far a little degreaser and mr. clean magic eraser is working wonders. Does anyone know something I...
03-17-11, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By pjn0629

I was riding with my buddy and he broke his chain...

I was riding with my buddy and he broke his chain (neither of us had a tool or pins) and we passed a bike shop about 2 miles back. I towed him, on the bike. Best method we found was grabbing...
03-15-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,126
Posted By pjn0629

Descending with her hands away from the brakes?...

Descending with her hands away from the brakes? Dont worry about keeping up, you'll live longer.
03-15-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,126
Posted By pjn0629

stick with drops/hoods, gives her the most...

stick with drops/hoods, gives her the most options, moving her hands around will help the most. Try getting her a pro fitting for her bike, should only cost like $75-100 at your LBS, and it'll do...
03-14-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

Got my 600 RD, thing is beautiful with all of the...

Got my 600 RD, thing is beautiful with all of the engraving, but it has plastic pulleys? should i replace those? Im currently in the process of disassembly and cleaning, just been a bit cold out...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-11, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By pjn0629

yeah the 500 is right, i just hope the vanilla...

yeah the 500 is right, i just hope the vanilla waffles are even 1/10 as good as the ones i got with espresso in holland.
Forum: Foo
03-14-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,332,020
Posted By pjn0629

^ poops in his bib shorts because he thinks its...

^ poops in his bib shorts because he thinks its better than chamois butter
03-14-11, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,532
Posted By pjn0629

race the masters, humility will do you good, and...

race the masters, humility will do you good, and those guys tend to be a lot less squirrely than the 5s, since they all have jobs/families to get home to after the race. Then when you finally grab a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,137
Posted By pjn0629

buy some sunglasses for when you ride, wear a...

buy some sunglasses for when you ride, wear a helmet and don't hit things. Ive gotten my bike up to 56mph before, its only unsafe if you fall... just be aware of the road, if its a short hill make...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,327
Posted By pjn0629

Sounds like a little video/call/email to...

Sounds like a little video/call/email to shimano's PR department for a Di2 setup wouldnt be a bad idea. I've seen a video on youtube of a a guy from a bike shop who re-wrote the software for Di2 to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-11, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,955
Posted By pjn0629

I wear mostly castelli and Giordan (whoo...

I wear mostly castelli and Giordan (whoo bonktown!) I'm 6'0" 163lbs at the gym today, 32x32 jeans, but they're kinda big these days, probably going to pick up some 30x32 soon.

Castellli/Giordana...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-11, 05:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,644
Posted By pjn0629

winner winner Sheen dinner

winner winner Sheen dinner
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-11, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By pjn0629

Package got here yesterday, I can't stop futzing...

Package got here yesterday, I can't stop futzing with the garmin, the stinger waffles are backordered, but after spending a month in the Netherlands, I'm probably the most excited for those.
03-08-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,537
Posted By pjn0629

I'd be hesitant to hone out the inside of the...

I'd be hesitant to hone out the inside of the seat tube, thin walls and such, posts tend to be a bit thicker, and its much easier to toss in a table clamp and evenly sand down and polish with some...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 10:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,946
Posted By pjn0629

the name of the game in a tri on the bike stage...

the name of the game in a tri on the bike stage is conservation (at least for me) I am one of those guys who can sustain 23 mph for an hour on my regular road bike, given a flat enough course. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By pjn0629

Ok, so here's what I ended up doing: The...

Ok, so here's what I ended up doing:

The bike I got was the full rival build Ridley Cheetah, switched for T2+ aerobars instead of the T1, and got an Arione tri, left out the seat post because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By pjn0629

yeah, i got the cheetah, so did my best friend,...

yeah, i got the cheetah, so did my best friend, they're sweet bikes. just switched for the T2 bars and arione tri saddle. also skipped the wheels because i just picked up the SDV 66Ts they had on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By pjn0629

Help me spend my money!

So, I just bought a new TT bike from competitive cyclist, and they dropped the price, now I have a $463 credit, and I have no clue what to do with it...

I've come up with a few options:

1....
03-01-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By pjn0629

Different races can't interact, ie if you're...

Different races can't interact, ie if you're racing 5s and a pro catches you, no drafting allowed, but if you're in a combined field (ie. same mass start) its all good. Some races will color code...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,198
Posted By pjn0629

I agree about the 6700 hood shape, its got that...

I agree about the 6700 hood shape, its got that chunky bulge which is a little weird, and I don't have small hands... I'm still playing with them to get the right positioning there, I really miss my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,198
Posted By pjn0629

Unforgivable, Seriously dude, I'm a 24 year...

Unforgivable,

Seriously dude, I'm a 24 year old investment banker, AKA exactly the type of person you'd expect to ride an abomination like that. Fortunately I'm a bit more classy than some of my...
02-22-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

The hubs spin longer than my 7 year old rolfs do,...

The hubs spin longer than my 7 year old rolfs do, I dont really wanna mess with them, the headset and BB are also both buttery smooth.


Tires/Tubes are new according to the guys in the bike shop...
02-22-11, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

Also, how blasphemous would it be if I slapped a...

Also, how blasphemous would it be if I slapped a garmin speed/cadence sensor and a mount for my Bontrager node 2.0 on the bike?
02-22-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

Yeah, the shifter is stiff as hell compared to...

Yeah, the shifter is stiff as hell compared to the front, I think I want to keep it downtube shifted though. I've got enough bikes with STIs on them. Any idea where I can get a 600 RD? It also has...
02-22-11, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

any thoughts where I should look for paint that...

any thoughts where I should look for paint that matches?
02-22-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

then clear coat over it? i'm dubious as to my...

then clear coat over it? i'm dubious as to my ability to match this paint
02-22-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

Looks to me like its got pretty typical wear and...

Looks to me like its got pretty typical wear and tear for a bike thats ~32 years old, any suggestions on what's worth fixing/what to leave because it gives charachter/saddle choice (was leaning...
02-22-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,982
Posted By pjn0629

http://web.me.com/pjn0629/koga/IMG_0627.jpg ...

http://web.me.com/pjn0629/koga/IMG_0627.jpg

Bad news: what should I do about this?
http://web.me.com/pjn0629/koga/IMG_0619.jpg
http://web.me.com/pjn0629/koga/IMG_0623.jpg

And does anyone know...
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