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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,603
Posted By dkoernert

Every morning before I have anything else I have...

Every morning before I have anything else I have one scoop pea powder protein. Better than any of the other protein supps I have tried. That usually fuels me through my morning ride with just water...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By dkoernert

I put thousands of trouble free miles on a sora...

I put thousands of trouble free miles on a sora group that came on my first bike. The only thing that didn't work for me was the front derailleur up shift throw. I have fairly small hands and I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,052
Posted By dkoernert

My daily ride is still a Chehalis made Klein...

My daily ride is still a Chehalis made Klein Quantum Race. I still haven't found a frame I like better. I upgraded to a bit newer ultegra group, and put some carbon clinchers on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By dkoernert

6'0" 230 checking in running Fulcrum Racing 5's....

6'0" 230 checking in running Fulcrum Racing 5's. Several thousand miles so far with no issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By dkoernert

I just got a used 200 on Ebay for $50. More data...

I just got a used 200 on Ebay for $50. More data than a non-racer like myself will ever need.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,602
Posted By dkoernert

Just a few weeks ago I took my new Catlike helmet...

Just a few weeks ago I took my new Catlike helmet out for the first time thinking, "Maybe it isn't wise to put something on my head that resembles a bee's home." Sure enough, a couple miles in, a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,374,392
Posted By dkoernert

Catlike Whisper Plus. Funny thing, I was worried...

Catlike Whisper Plus. Funny thing, I was worried about the venting and bees. Sure enough a bee flew straight into a vent on its maiden voyage (did not sting me luckily).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,393
Posted By dkoernert

Used to happen to me all the time when I had a...

Used to happen to me all the time when I had a Spec. Alias on an Easton EC90 seatpost. I put several thousand miles on that combo with no issue. I have no idea what was causing the noise but it never...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,374,392
Posted By dkoernert

Gore Thermo cap (inspired by this thread) and...

Gore Thermo cap (inspired by this thread) and some Capo shoe covers for what little winter we have here.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-14, 07:19 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,615
Posted By dkoernert

About 150 miles

About 150 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By dkoernert

I am currently using Bontrager RXLs with...

I am currently using Bontrager RXLs with Speedplay Zeros. No issues at all for me. I really like the micro adjust buckle and they are some of the best ventilated bike shoes I've ever worn.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-14, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,097
Posted By dkoernert

Yup, its a Swift Ti. That thing paired with that...

Yup, its a Swift Ti. That thing paired with that Easton carbon post is like riding on a cloud. The break in was a PITA but totally worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,097
Posted By dkoernert

Haha I think that's either pine needles or some...

Haha I think that's either pine needles or some other various tree debris.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,097
Posted By dkoernert

Here is my 99 Quantum Race, complete with...

Here is my 99 Quantum Race, complete with horrendous orange bar tape (never leave your bike at a friends house that happens to be a mechanic at your LBS):
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,001
Posted By dkoernert

I switched from 23mm to 25mm Conti GP4ks before...

I switched from 23mm to 25mm Conti GP4ks before this season started. I am very pleased with the improvement in ride quality so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By dkoernert

+1. I had to try on many different shoes before I...

+1. I had to try on many different shoes before I settled on my current pair (Bontrager RXLs). I'd love to own Sidis as well, but they don't fit my feet either.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,408
Posted By dkoernert

This is what I use as well. Cheap, comfortable,...

This is what I use as well. Cheap, comfortable, and lasts a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,072
Posted By dkoernert

Completely agree. Truly I was hoping the...

Completely agree. Truly I was hoping the discussion would provide me with some more options I hadn't thought of. It definitely delivered.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,072
Posted By dkoernert

No worries at all! This has been both...

No worries at all! This has been both entertaining and very informative.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,790
Posted By dkoernert

Grab a pair of volers with the trilogy if you...

Grab a pair of volers with the trilogy if you want to try them. Like I said, that pad gets a lot of love but it just didn't work for me.

I can't for the life of me remember which model Capo...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-14, 04:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,790
Posted By dkoernert

I have a couple pairs of the higher-end Capo bibs...

I have a couple pairs of the higher-end Capo bibs that I got on deeeeeeep discount. They are very good if you can find them cheap. I also splurged on a pair of Rapha bibs after reading how great they...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-14, 04:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,971
Posted By dkoernert

Yup. Do not buy bike shoes without trying them on...

Yup. Do not buy bike shoes without trying them on first.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 07:43 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,072
Posted By dkoernert

I'll be honest, the only reason I am looking at...

I'll be honest, the only reason I am looking at the CK hubs is for pure bling factor.

It looks like they added a few more options very recently. I hadn't looked at their site in a couple days and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,072
Posted By dkoernert

Thanks for the reply, that is very helpful...

Thanks for the reply, that is very helpful Feedback! That setup sounds really nice, maybe I'll try to build this set myself with the assistance of a seasoned wheel builder.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 08:53 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,072
Posted By dkoernert

H Plus Son Archetype

I am looking for a new wheelset for my bike. I live in coastal Virginia so I'll be doing approximately zero climbing. Weight really isn't a huge concern for me. I want something that is going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,334
Posted By dkoernert

Definitely true, I would probably find a way to...

Definitely true, I would probably find a way to get it to a broader market. Maybe eBay or something?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By dkoernert

Agree 100%. That definitely adds some bulk to the...

Agree 100%. That definitely adds some bulk to the wallet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By dkoernert

http://www.flowfold.com/wallets I use one of...

http://www.flowfold.com/wallets

I use one of these when I'm on the bike. Made from reclaimed racing sailcloth. I've had it for years and it will. not. die. They are also stupid light.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By dkoernert

^ This. Save up a little more and buy something a...

^ This. Save up a little more and buy something a little more modern. Steel frames are great IMO and there's nothing wrong with DT shifters, but I would take brifters over DT shifters any day (just...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,544
Posted By dkoernert

As a seller, I wish eBay would start banning...

As a seller, I wish eBay would start banning buyers like OP.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,606
Posted By dkoernert

I'll second everyone's recommendation of the Edge...

I'll second everyone's recommendation of the Edge 500. I had a basic wired computer, upgraded to an edge 200, and this year upgraded again to an edge 500 with HR and Cadence. It does everything I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,109
Posted By dkoernert

^ This. I've also been tempted by the prices on...

^ This. I've also been tempted by the prices on these wheels on eBay before. Do a quick Google search and you should have all of the information you need. I am about the same weight as OP FWIW and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,397
Posted By dkoernert

I ride the same bike. I was nervous about ride...

I ride the same bike. I was nervous about ride quality of aluminum, especially since Kleins seem to have a reputation for being harsh. Mine is smooth as silk. FWIW I had a steel frame before and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,729
Posted By dkoernert

I stripped the top cap bolt on my headset the...

I stripped the top cap bolt on my headset the other day trying to tighten it with an old damaged allen wrench. I also broke off a few bottle cage bolts in my old frame due to overtightening.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,281
Posted By dkoernert

Cheaper Garneaus. I haven't had any experience...

Cheaper Garneaus. I haven't had any experience with their more expensive stuff, but the sub-$70 stuff has been awful. I made a huge jump in price and bought Rapha bibs. They are without a doubt the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-13, 06:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,353
Posted By dkoernert

+1 Most LBS's around here have some great...

+1

Most LBS's around here have some great deals going on year end stuff, especially the local Trek dealer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,593
Posted By dkoernert

http://www.bikeradar.com/gear/category/components/...

http://www.bikeradar.com/gear/category/components/handlebars/handlebars-road/product/review-easton-ec90-equipe-slx-ergo-bars-18061

Bikeradar claims they are "softer" which I assume means more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By dkoernert

+1, as a Klein owner myself, it makes me sad to...

+1, as a Klein owner myself, it makes me sad to see such a great frame set up so poorly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By dkoernert

It looks to be earlier 90's given the decal font...

It looks to be earlier 90's given the decal font and the lack of internal cable routing. I'm not sure what else you want to know about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 02:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,728
Posted By dkoernert

I'd nominate the old Icon stems that used to come...

I'd nominate the old Icon stems that used to come on Kleins as the worst stem clamp design ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,011,239
Posted By dkoernert

Very good to know, thanks for the heads up. I...

Very good to know, thanks for the heads up. I have a new stem and bars on order.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,011,239
Posted By dkoernert

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp229/dkoernert...

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp229/dkoernert/1064446_1914701478262_444184114_o_zpsfd4368c1.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-13, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,347
Posted By dkoernert

I'd also vote for 3-hole. I have been using...

I'd also vote for 3-hole. I have been using Speedplay pedals for a while with 3-hole shoes and I have no issues or complaints with stack height, added weight, etc. I also like having the option of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-13, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,374,392
Posted By dkoernert

This is very, very true.

This is very, very true.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By dkoernert

Yup. Sarcasm is a difficult thing to convey on...

Yup. Sarcasm is a difficult thing to convey on teh interwebz.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By dkoernert

What makes you think they are fake?

What makes you think they are fake?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,374,392
Posted By dkoernert

1999 Klein Quantum Race.

1999 Klein Quantum Race.
06-04-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,707
Posted By dkoernert

I've been riding a Pista on the road since March...

I've been riding a Pista on the road since March of this year. I swapped out the bars to Nitto Noodles for more hand positions, and swapped out the saddle. It has been my go to bike for months now.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 17,529
Posted By dkoernert

I want in on this if it ever happens.

I want in on this if it ever happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By dkoernert

I usually ride a fixed gear so I try to avoid...

I usually ride a fixed gear so I try to avoid unclipping if possible. When I do, I am a left foot unclipper, and I usually unclip at the last second possible.
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