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Forum: Northeast
03-25-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By bob44

To geo8rge, After discussing with R&A...

To geo8rge,

After discussing with R&A today, they checked their warehouse and the frame is not the one I need afterall.

Thanks again for you generous offer,
BPS
Forum: Northeast
03-23-11, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By bob44

This message is for geo8rge. I got your PM,...

This message is for geo8rge.

I got your PM, but since I don't have 50 posts yet I can't respond, sheesh!

Anyway, thanks for your generous offer, I will contact R&A tomorrow and see what the...
Forum: Northeast
03-22-11, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By bob44

Brooklyn NY Frameset

I found a Specialized Transition frameset online at a bike shop in Brooklyn called R&A Cycles. Because of certain restrictions with Specialized they are not permitted to ship it to me in Virginia...
06-27-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,774
Posted By bob44

Yeah, I saw someone mention the Camelbak a few...

Yeah, I saw someone mention the Camelbak a few posts back, I might look into that.
06-27-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,774
Posted By bob44

Just finished a brutal 2.5 hour ride today. The...

Just finished a brutal 2.5 hour ride today. The heat index is 99F here. My Garmin edge 500 was reading 108F, granted that is not accurate since it is in direct sunlight, but them so am I.

I went...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By bob44

I emailed Wiggle about it and they said they had...

I emailed Wiggle about it and they said they had no control over it and that it is hit or miss with most of their US customers. I did a little online research and found that it can be affected by...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By bob44

I guess the odds are probably incredibly low that...

I guess the odds are probably incredibly low that some perfectly size road debris would happen to hit that exact place.

Speaking of offshore purchases. When you order from PBK do you get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By bob44

I'll be damned, you are right, they are wear...

I'll be damned, you are right, they are wear indicators. I did a search and found a bunch of info on them. Should have done that first. Since the other one didn't have any I thought they might be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By bob44

At first I thought they were wear indicators, but...

At first I thought they were wear indicators, but the other tire doesn't have them. That leads me to believe they are a defect.



Ha, yeah let me run out there and turn em around!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By bob44

Ever seen this?

I recently purchased a new set of Continental Grand Prix 4000 tires. Today I was preparing for my third ride on these tire and as I was inspecting them I noticed 2 perfectly round small holes on the...
06-10-10, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By bob44

Thanks Chris, I realigned and retorqued the left...

Thanks Chris, I realigned and retorqued the left and right side yesterday to 6nm, which is the spec. The shifter seems as solid as it ever was, hell it even seems to shift a bit better. :-)

I am...
06-09-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By bob44

Thanks. The bars are carbon. I unwrapped the left...

Thanks. The bars are carbon. I unwrapped the left side (the side that hit the ground) and looked carefully last night. I didn't see any cracks or damage at all. The top of the shifter is what hit the...
06-09-10, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By bob44

Thanks I will take a look. I didn't realize you...

Thanks I will take a look. I didn't realize you could replace parts in these.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By bob44

Help with Cracked DA 7900 Shifter

I posted this over in the mechanics forum but nobody had any feedback. Hopefully someone here will give me some advice.

As I was heading out of my driveway on my ride yesterday, I thought my left...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By bob44

I am in Hampton as well.

I am in Hampton as well.
06-08-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By bob44

Cracked DA 7900 Shifter

As I was heading out of my driveway on my ride yesterday, I thought my left foot was clicked in, unfortunately it was not. As I was swinging my right leg over the saddle the left foot came loose and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By bob44

patentcad, congrats on the over 40k posts!! ...

patentcad, congrats on the over 40k posts!!

Regarding the abilities comment, I just mean being new to riding I didn't feel I could honestly justify spending that much money even if I did get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By bob44

The bike is an S-Works Roubaix. From what the...

The bike is an S-Works Roubaix. From what the dealer told be he got the bike very inexpensively because another dealer was going out of buisness. I was looking at a Roubaix Expert and had no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By bob44

So, assuming I get the 303 tubulars, any...

So, assuming I get the 303 tubulars, any recommendations on the second wheelset for training etc?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-10, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By bob44

Thanks for all the input guys, I have a lot to...

Thanks for all the input guys, I have a lot to think about.



Can you recommend a good wheel/tire combination to ride the rest of the time?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-10, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By bob44

The LBS owner offered to upgrade me to 303s and...

The LBS owner offered to upgrade me to 303s and it took about 4 weeks to get them in, so I wouldn't feel comfortable now asking for 404s. And would they be the best choice for me anyway. I am very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By bob44

Thanks patentcad, and I hear ya, but the 404s...

Thanks patentcad, and I hear ya, but the 404s aren't really on the table. I have to decide between the 303 tubulars or clinchers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,867
Posted By bob44

Zipp 303 Clincher or Tubular

Hello,

This is my first post but I have been doing research here for a year or so.

I recenly bought a new bike and the bike shop owner is giving me a free wheel upgrade to a set of Zipp 303s....
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