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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 06:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,965
Posted By dnpaha

The centre of my Gator Skins (rear) is completely...

The centre of my Gator Skins (rear) is completely flattened out around the entire tire so I think it is time to replace even though it does not meet any of the critera above. I would rather be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By dnpaha

I use a BLT Doppler in "flash" mode. Works...

I use a BLT Doppler in "flash" mode. Works great!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-09, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,965
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks

Thanks for the feeback. I take it nobdy has experienced the Schwalbe Durano (= no feedback). I found a good deal on Conti GP 4 Season and may just grab those. My understanding is they are good for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,965
Posted By dnpaha

Correction

BTYW - Should have specified I am looking at the "Schwalbe Durano PLUS"
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,965
Posted By dnpaha

Tires - Your Experiences

Currently running on Conti Ultra Gator Skins (23's) but thinking of changing to either Michelin Krylion or Schwalbe Durano. I had no problems with the Contis except for getting a severe flat spot on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By dnpaha

Tire Flat Spot

I put a new set on Conti Ultra Gator Skins on my new riode this year. I have 3,000km on them so far this eason and notice the rear has a very pronounced flat spot on the centre. I am 200lb and keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By dnpaha

I live in Orangeville and the Caledon Hills will...

I live in Orangeville and the Caledon Hills will make you think you're riding in the mountains (Ok so it's the Niagara Escarpment). Beautiful country. Visit caledon Hills Cycling shop in Inglewood...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By dnpaha

I put these on my DT 1850's and have to say it...

I put these on my DT 1850's and have to say it was the hardest mount I ever did. If I get a flat on the road I may call for a ride...naw just kidding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By dnpaha

Maybe it your tires and not your wheels. I have...

Maybe it your tires and not your wheels. I have the 1850's couple with Conti Ultra Gator Skins and they ride like a dream
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,010
Posted By dnpaha

I could not agree more. However, according to the...

I could not agree more. However, according to the other poster we should not work towards a goal and try to fulfill dreams as that is only reserved for those who can afford it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,010
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks for the lesson in the obvious. If I could...

Thanks for the lesson in the obvious. If I could afford to absorb this it would not be an issue. It took a good long while to save up for my new ride and if some lowlife steals it he/she will have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,010
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks, that's a great suggestion

Thanks, that's a great suggestion
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-09, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,010
Posted By dnpaha

Bike Insurance

Anyone out there have separate coverage for their bike? My new bike is worth a few K but when I called about insurance I was told my home policy covers only $1,000 for a bike and cannot be increased....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-09, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By dnpaha

I just had this issue resolved when I had my new...

I just had this issue resolved when I had my new bike fitted. Turns out due to my flat feet I was putting pressure on one of my tendons and cutting off circulation. I had custom inserts made for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By dnpaha

Yes, I did get the bike at Remy, they have now...

Yes, I did get the bike at Remy, they have now changed their name but same owners. They have some decent deals so I figured I might as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By dnpaha

I know the saddle is not too attractive but it's...

I know the saddle is not too attractive but it's all about comfort (and not doing any permanent damage to "jewls").
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By dnpaha

Thansk. Saddle is an Adomo ISM - designed for...

Thansk. Saddle is an Adomo ISM - designed for Tri's, if you have any issues with numbness this will eliminate it! Don't buy retial ($300.00 in Toronto) , got on e-bay for $140.00.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-09, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By dnpaha

New Ride Pic

Here is my new ride, thanks to all of those that provided somuch great feedback. Love this ride!
05-14-09, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By dnpaha

Look 555 or Felt F4 Colnago Strada

I posted this similar thread in regular Road Bike but should have put it here. I am 205lbs ride 45-80km rides usually 4 days a week. I do not race, suppose it's sport touring with avg. speed of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By dnpaha

I have a set of Profile Century basr on my road...

I have a set of Profile Century basr on my road bike and I ride in an area with a lot of extreme wind. I average at least 3-5km faster when I am aero into the wind. Yes, the drops help as well but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,669
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks for all your feedback. I will ride both...

Thanks for all your feedback. I will ride both and decide on that basis. The deals being offered are fantastic these days due to tough economic times, definitely the time to buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,669
Posted By dnpaha

I agree but my concern is the jump to Carbon,...

I agree but my concern is the jump to Carbon, just wondering if I'm fighting unwarranted fears with Carbon Frames and heavier riders? Or should I be safe and go the Scandium route?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,669
Posted By dnpaha

Carbon vs Scandium

I am considering two new bikes and here is my question I am 200lbs ride 4 times a week but do not race. I suppose it is sport touring with an average speed of 28.5 kmh over 50 - 80km's each ride and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,785
Posted By dnpaha

I was actually thinking of a top tube frame pump,...

I was actually thinking of a top tube frame pump, anyone have any pics?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-09, 06:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,785
Posted By dnpaha

There's always new people that want to know. Is...

There's always new people that want to know. Is that not what this site is al about, shairng information?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,785
Posted By dnpaha

Frame Pump

That's exactly why I'm going for the frame pump. I like the security. I also like the look on my steel frame bike. Blackburn has a CF frame pump that's pretty hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-09, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,785
Posted By dnpaha

Frame Pump , Co2 or nothing?

Just wondering what everyone is using out there for their non race rides. You rarely see anyone using a frame pump anymore, how come (other than frame geometry issues)? I know Co2 can be carried in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By dnpaha

Just a quick update..I just placed my order and...

Just a quick update..I just placed my order and was very pleased to find out that because I am not in an EU country the order is TAX FREE, Bonus!! Saved $400.00 on this order.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks, I've already looked into those. I'm...

Thanks, I've already looked into those. I'm 210lbs and ride some really rough road. If I have a failure I'd rather it be a matter of truing rather than a fatal failure.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks for all the feedback, it helps!

Thanks for all the feedback, it helps!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By dnpaha

I'm looking to get the DT Swiss 1850 Wheelset...

I'm looking to get the DT Swiss 1850 Wheelset priced at $750.00 for the pair and that's Canadian!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks for the feedback.

Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By dnpaha

CRC- Chain Reaction Cycles Experience

I'm thinking of buying a wheelset from Chain Reaction Cycles in the U.K. and was wondering if anyone has had any experience (good or bad) with this company. How was delivery? I'm Canadian and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-08, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By dnpaha

I can really appreciate that!

I can really appreciate that!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-08, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By dnpaha

ya, this is part of the search as well. Thanks...

ya, this is part of the search as well. Thanks for your input
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By dnpaha

Jamis Quest

I want to buy a steel frame road bike and have been looking at a Jamis Quest, anyone have any experience witht his bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks for the feedback!

Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By dnpaha

looking to spend around $500 - $600. Can I buy...

looking to spend around $500 - $600. Can I buy direct from Marinoni?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By dnpaha

Where to buy Steel Frame?

I live in Ontario Canada and I am looking to buy a new steel frame (preferably an online retailer). Can anyone give me some ideas where I can look (besides E-Bay/Nashbar/Performance Bike/Braun's)?...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By dnpaha

I am a bigger rider with very big legs and it...

I am a bigger rider with very big legs and it still has not bothered me. I do use some balm on inner thighs just to make sue. The solid Ti rails are perfect for bigger riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By dnpaha

Adamo ISM Saddle - feedback

Just got my new Adamo ISM Race Saddle. I have issue with numbness with almost every saddle I have used. It did not take as much time to set up as I thought and I did it on the trainer. It took 7...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By dnpaha

Which saddle are you referring to?

Which saddle are you referring to?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By dnpaha

Considering Toupe as well (had one before) as saw...

Considering Toupe as well (had one before) as saw a great deal on the Selle which has a similar style. I have issues with most saddle with numbness. I prefer this style as it really helps eliminate...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By dnpaha

Wow you are quick (at least mentally!). Thanks...

Wow you are quick (at least mentally!). Thanks for the advice....I think?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By dnpaha

any specific reason?

any specific reason?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By dnpaha

Selle Italia SLC Carbino

Does anyone know of any weight restrictions for this saddle. I am considering getting one but at 205lbs I worry about the integrity of the carbon rails, any feedback?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks for the feedback. I am at 205 lbs and was...

Thanks for the feedback. I am at 205 lbs and was also looking at the Selle Italia SCL with Caron Rails. I worry about this too, any comments? None of the website list any weight restrictions. The...
03-21-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,884
Posted By dnpaha

Thanks for the feedback. I'm also looking at a...

Thanks for the feedback. I'm also looking at a Selle Italia SLC Carbino but I am worried about Carbon Rails, any thoughts? I'm 210 lbs and it's for my Road Bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By dnpaha

Specialized Toupe weight issues?

Does anyone know if there are any weight restictions for this saddle since it has Ti rails?
03-20-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By dnpaha

Specialized Toupe weight issues?

Is there any weight restictions for this saddle since it has Ti rails?
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