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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,347
Posted By gadabout007

http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/1...

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,652
Posted By gadabout007

If you're considering dropping that kind of cash,...

If you're considering dropping that kind of cash, go computrainer
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,740
Posted By gadabout007

You're thinking about this wrong. If you have to...

You're thinking about this wrong. If you have to decrease power after only an hour, you're starting out way too hard for your fitness level regardless of your ftp.

If I were you, I would spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-14, 05:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,670
Posted By gadabout007

Get some xenon gas before it's banned by WADA and...

Get some xenon gas before it's banned by WADA and the IOC.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

You're mistaken. Go back and read the first 10...

You're mistaken. Go back and read the first 10 pages of this thread then the last 10 pages. Do they even remotely resemble the same thread?


Read the first post in this thread. In fact I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

You've got my vote.

You've got my vote.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,002
Posted By gadabout007

Garmin has a huge update to garmin connect coming...

Garmin has a huge update to garmin connect coming that will directly compete with Strava segment system. Along with this update will be a firmware update to the 510 and 810 which will allow you to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

It's going to be a 58cm so the top tube will have...

It's going to be a 58cm so the top tube will have a huge slope like a dog taking a ****. You'll love it!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

but I thought that's what you wanted. Staged in...

but I thought that's what you wanted. Staged in a manner similar to a sales brochure. You know remove any indication that someone actually rides the bike.

My current ride is two pages back in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

lol I knew that was coming. Maybe not from you,...

lol I knew that was coming. Maybe not from you, but I knew it.



You know what they say about mopeds, fat chicks, and Treks. I can't wait for the responses in this thread when I post the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

Other than a dirty ds chainstay from chainslap, I...

Other than a dirty ds chainstay from chainslap, I don't really think it gets much dirtier than my dark bikes.

I've settled on my next frame, it will be white/red. Not the prettiest frame, but it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,294
Posted By gadabout007

Don't interpret my disgust for you as...

Don't interpret my disgust for you as viciousness. I'm by no means required to sit silently by and watch bianch10, you, and others be a ****** to people for no reason other than the aesthetics of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,294
Posted By gadabout007

I find it hilarious that you're surprised that...

I find it hilarious that you're surprised that some of the toxic vibe you emit would follow you out of that thread.

You behave as if you're the authority on the subject. A beautiful $10,000 bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By gadabout007

same E5 frame. On top of the group and...

same E5 frame.

On top of the group and wheels, you're also getting better crank, stem, handlebars, and seatpost. If you're the type that's likely to upgrade the components on the race the $700...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

give me another reason to post my bike :) I've...

give me another reason to post my bike :) I've got enough color in my life... give me monochrome

http://i.imgur.com/3ub1CWQ.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

I like it, but I'm partial to white bikes. I'd...

I like it, but I'm partial to white bikes. I'd go with white tape. IMO the only​ color for hoods is black.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,176,052
Posted By gadabout007

wow that's a bargain! I paid $499 CAD for them.

wow that's a bargain! I paid $499 CAD for them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,176,052
Posted By gadabout007

I just purchased the same shoes last week. Did...

I just purchased the same shoes last week. Did yours come with the sole protector? I ended up paying another $25 for two lousy pieces of sheet metal.

That being said they are the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

So you don't actually ride or have a bike to put...

So you don't actually ride or have a bike to put in this thread? Nice!

I can stand the heat, I just can't stand ******s. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

what you can't say ******? What kind of ******...

what you can't say ******? What kind of ****** would block a word like ******?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

The ****** level in this thread is unbelievable. ...

The ****** level in this thread is unbelievable. I'd be interested to see those who post comments like the one above include a photo of their bike for similar ridicule.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,294
Posted By gadabout007

but it's very neatly wrapped in the wrong...

but it's very neatly wrapped in the wrong direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,294
Posted By gadabout007

tape is wrapped in the wrong direction... ...

tape is wrapped in the wrong direction... :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,320
Posted By gadabout007

Nope spent a lot of money on a couple different...

Nope spent a lot of money on a couple different bikes, tried everything but she just didn't enjoy it so I sold them. We golf and ski together.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,176,052
Posted By gadabout007

sadly they only come in white vernice in the...

sadly they only come in white vernice in the retail channel. I have seen the cannondale green wire sp on ebay
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By gadabout007

I've used my 500 and 510 in temps as low as -14...

I've used my 500 and 510 in temps as low as -14 Celsius with no issues
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,176,052
Posted By gadabout007

new speedplay specific shoes. I'm was going to...

new speedplay specific shoes. I'm was going to try to convince the wife that I only paid $250 but she recently bought a purse that cost more than these shoes so I'm good. :lol:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

It's the Argon 18 3D Headtube. Basically it's a...

It's the Argon 18 3D Headtube. Basically it's a threaded insert that allows you to extend your headtube without having to use spacers, significantly increasing front end stiffness.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

I kind of expected to get beaten up over the...

I kind of expected to get beaten up over the saddle rails and pedals. :)



i can stuff it back in the tube, but it gets pulled back out whenever the bars are turned 90 degrees to the left.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,547
Posted By gadabout007

spring refresh... new tape, brake cables, and...

spring refresh... new tape, brake cables, and old man saddle. Also added a crazy 11/28 cassette for an upcoming trip.

http://i.imgur.com/3ub1CWQ.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-14, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,554
Posted By gadabout007

it's climate controlled, there's a turbo fan in...

it's climate controlled, there's a turbo fan in front of each bike which provides sufficient cooling.

@IthaDan (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=289003) those bars are nasty!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,554
Posted By gadabout007

It's a powerwatts 4 rider mini system. ...

It's a powerwatts 4 rider mini system.

bikes are adjustable 48cm - 60cm
4 computrainers
ultegra 6700 group, rotor std cranks

You can get them here. Products | powerwatts...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,554
Posted By gadabout007

Dedicated is the only way to go :) ...

Dedicated is the only way to go :)

http://oi45.tinypic.com/2n902nn.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By gadabout007

Not true. It's working like a champ. I don't...

Not true. It's working like a champ. I don't think there's enough room for a 30, but 28 definitely works on my frame without having to resort to putting the screw in backwards.



Shifts just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By gadabout007

Gave it a shot over the weekend. With the b...

Gave it a shot over the weekend. With the b limit screw in all the way, there's about 2 mm clearance between the jockey wheel and the cassette when in the largest cog.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,195
Posted By gadabout007

DA 7970 Rear Derailleur Ultegra 11/28 cassette

I'm heading to Spain in a month for work than a two week vacation. Two of the rides planned will include the Alto de l’Angliru and Puerto de Ancares and I'm afraid my 11/25 cassette is not up to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,686
Posted By gadabout007

Road Cycling...

Road Cycling (http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=41) still works

if you go to http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=41 you can still get to the road forum. if you post that url...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,310
Posted By gadabout007

I think top tube has a lot to do with how good or...

I think top tube has a lot to do with how good or bad big bikes look. My Colnago CLX has a arched top tube and looks larger than my Argon 18 when they are both the same size.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,654
Posted By gadabout007

IMO ugliest helmets on the market. Between their...

IMO ugliest helmets on the market. Between their helmets and sunglasses garmin-sharp just look goofy this year.

I forgot my helmet when I went on a cycling trip last year and ended up purchasing...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,829
Posted By gadabout007

Probably as reliable as Strava's best guess power...

Probably as reliable as Strava's best guess power estimate. A heart rate monitor would be more beneficial for training if you can't afford a powermeter.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,530
Posted By gadabout007

true that

true that
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,530
Posted By gadabout007

I'll lose over $100 when I ask for refund (duties...

I'll lose over $100 when I ask for refund (duties and shipping + shipping back to US) I'll lose less by flipping them.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,530
Posted By gadabout007

campy/shimano brake cables are both 1.6mm...

campy/shimano brake cables are both 1.6mm diameter. Jagwire slick is 1.5mm and 1.6mm for the teflon coated. Kore make 1.4mm cables but that's still too large of a diameter for the front brake and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-14, 07:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,510
Posted By gadabout007

Clearly he was testing the wrong wheel ...

Clearly he was testing the wrong wheel

https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/562x750q90/39/jmoi.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,530
Posted By gadabout007

Clearly you don't think. Don't mistake my...

Clearly you don't think. Don't mistake my reluctance to spend any further on this as a sign that I don't know what's needed to make them work.

Piss off troll.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,530
Posted By gadabout007

2014 Ciamillo GLS Brakes = Overpriced Junk!

Venting. I recently purchased these http://caw-designs.com/?page_id=323 on a whim. I didn't need them and my 7900 brakes work fine, but I liked the idea of color coordinating my brakes. The silver...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,176,052
Posted By gadabout007

I was trying to fit new zipp tangente cork pads...

I was trying to fit new zipp tangente cork pads and could only get it a quarter of the way in by hand. The thickness of the lip was too much and could probably be saved. I ordered a set of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,176,052
Posted By gadabout007

new brakes. Impulse buy. They only come with...

new brakes. Impulse buy. They only come with campy cartridges so I'm waiting for the pads to arrive... try as I may, I couldn't make shimano pads fit :lol:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By gadabout007

I highly doubt that they're counterfeiting an...

I highly doubt that they're counterfeiting an entry level $2000 aluminium pinarello. I think I've only seen the dogma and Kobh knockoffs.

personally I'd look for something that's more...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-13, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By gadabout007

Lube arrived today. They claim that it's good to...

Lube arrived today. They claim that it's good to -40°. I know I'm being cheap, but I would like to get these cables through this winter. I don't want to re-cable and re-wrap the bars just to do it...
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