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Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-17, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Jeremy_S

Yup. It's a pain in the neck on me as well....

Yup. It's a pain in the neck on me as well. Hands/arms etc are fine but my neck gets tires if I'm looking ahead for long periods. I tend to stick in the drops on group rides because I only have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-17, 12:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,177
Posted By Jeremy_S

That's a gorgeous one man. I've been eyeballing...

That's a gorgeous one man. I've been eyeballing the '17 SL frame as well. Contemplating it and switching all my gear over from my current ride.
03-13-17, 12:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,686
Posted By Jeremy_S

End of last year riding with 3 other guys I ride...

End of last year riding with 3 other guys I ride with a lot we averaged 20 flat for 20-30 miles on most rides with moderate climbing. Over here 300-500 per 10 miles is about what to expect. If we hit...
03-13-17, 12:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 25,922
Posted By Jeremy_S

Club fit is looser, European fit is generally...

Club fit is looser, European fit is generally very tight compared to the stuff made over here. If you have a performance bike nearby, they've got a pretty good selection from store brands to Garneau...
03-13-17, 12:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,763
Posted By Jeremy_S

Not a coffee drinker but I swear if I stop at the...

Not a coffee drinker but I swear if I stop at the turn around point and eat a protein bar, drink some water, and just breathe for a minute and maybe take some pictures, by the time I mount up it's...
11-22-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Jeremy_S

Maybe. Think we covered it all there. ...

Maybe.


Think we covered it all there.


Work on intervals. 22 mph average is rolling. I probablu could have done that in my 20's but I ran then and changed to cycling later in life after...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,194
Posted By Jeremy_S

I'd go for better componants as well. Carbon is...

I'd go for better componants as well. Carbon is nice but aluminum with really good tires/tubes is not far off. I doubt you'd notice and appreciable difference but you can definitely notice a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-16, 05:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,685
Posted By Jeremy_S

Speedplay with walkable cleats on sidi shoes that...

Speedplay with walkable cleats on sidi shoes that have the little rubber pad in the back. No slippage in them. When i used look pedals though, that could be some icecapades and I'm no skater so it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-16, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,290
Posted By Jeremy_S

I like it. Dig the different background as well.

I like it. Dig the different background as well.
11-18-16, 05:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,689
Posted By Jeremy_S

If anything it's biased towards you. Im a runner...

If anything it's biased towards you. Im a runner and cyclist and I promise you 13.1 miles is a lot tougher to run than 40 miles is to bike.

A good running week for me is 25 miles. A good cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-16, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By Jeremy_S

Never once have I wished for a dropper on my...

Never once have I wished for a dropper on my gravel bike and I've taken it down some nasty stuff that gets the dropped all the time on my mtb. The head angle of a cross bike is so steep youre not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-16, 03:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,927
Posted By Jeremy_S

Only when im riding this. ...

Only when im riding this.

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i292/jaysensing/20160902_193116_zpskbnjeoe7.jpg

With this on the back.
...
11-16-16, 03:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,733
Posted By Jeremy_S

Latex tubes seemed to have killed my flats where...

Latex tubes seemed to have killed my flats where I ride in DFW Tx and SE New Mexico. I used to get them constantly and someone suggested to me to switch from ultra lighy butyl tubes to latex just to...
11-15-16, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Jeremy_S

GP4000's have always been tight for me on...

GP4000's have always been tight for me on anything until they have some miles on them. I'll mount them with butyl tubes and ride a few rides before switching to latex to loosen them up. The only time...
11-15-16, 01:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By Jeremy_S

Nice!!!!! Hell of a production he put on.

Nice!!!!!

Hell of a production he put on.
11-15-16, 01:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,659
Posted By Jeremy_S

I for one wouldn't dream of buying one for the...

I for one wouldn't dream of buying one for the simple fact I avoid walmart at all costs. As far as I'm concerned they're the evil empire that wreck so many mom and pops stores and made downtown in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-16, 12:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,480
Posted By Jeremy_S

In recent memory I've been down 3 times. 19mph...

In recent memory I've been down 3 times. 19mph low side when tires slipped in a curve, shoulders and head took the hit. Other one was a whole box of stupid and I went down on the side and wrecked a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-16, 12:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,927
Posted By Jeremy_S

Only if the bike I'm on is my harley. On my...

Only if the bike I'm on is my harley. On my bicycle in usually sweaty and then there's the obvious spandex issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 178,194
Posted By Jeremy_S

Nice job man. Very nice.

Nice job man. Very nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-16, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Jeremy_S

Glorified taxi service right there :D Marine...

Glorified taxi service right there :D

Marine Corps 1996-2007. Forced out with a train wrecked right knee hence the bicycle. Would have retired a few months ago. Oh well, make a lot more money now...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-16, 03:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,849
Posted By Jeremy_S

I don't wear skinny jeans lol. Jeans loose enough...

I don't wear skinny jeans lol. Jeans loose enough in the waist to be comfortable and stay with up a belt fit my thighs ok. Not loosely but not constricting.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-16, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Jeremy_S

I have a unique last name, I'm 1/1 not only on...

I have a unique last name, I'm 1/1 not only on strava but in the US. I think there are only 5 others out there with the same last name and I had a daughter so it's going to die with me.
11-12-16, 04:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,821
Posted By Jeremy_S

I have this, only had two flats in the last 2...

I have this, only had two flats in the last 2 years and both times the co2 failed. Once my fault and once and empty cartridge. Both were long walls home at 5am in roadie shoes and spandex looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By Jeremy_S

Just to put it into perspective man, my 2015 with...

Just to put it into perspective man, my 2015 with full ultegra 11 speed and carbon everything and upgraded wheels probably wouldn't go for more than 1k. Used bikes aren't an appreciating asset. Blue...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By Jeremy_S

I'd definitely call it high. Maybe 750 depending...

I'd definitely call it high. Maybe 750 depending on condition but to me that may even be too high. It's a 10 year old bike of unknown history and miles. You can go to a performance bike and buy a...
11-11-16, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By Jeremy_S

Before the ride all I check is pressure. I'm...

Before the ride all I check is pressure. I'm meticulous about my bikes and when I get back from a ride I wash the bike, check tires brakes chain etc and dry it off and lube what needs lube. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 11:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,186
Posted By Jeremy_S

I hate a trainer and will ride outside in just...

I hate a trainer and will ride outside in just about any weather to avoid it. At work however where I spend 6 months a year away from home I don't have many options as there are no shoulders on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Jeremy_S

Depending on the person and the fit, gloves can...

Depending on the person and the fit, gloves can help or do nothing at all. I've always had this issue with both bikes and motorcycles in my right hand. Road bikes, crotch rockets, Harley's, and so...
11-06-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,838
Posted By Jeremy_S

I dont care one way or the other. I don't have...

I dont care one way or the other. I don't have any "pro kit" but don't care what others wear. I do have some jerseys with some local shops names on them from shops that have always been good to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,235
Posted By Jeremy_S

Outstanding job man, that thing looks great.

Outstanding job man, that thing looks great.
11-05-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Jeremy_S

I think I might have had to throw that pair of...

I think I might have had to throw that pair of bibs away.
11-04-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By Jeremy_S

Hell man that's every month except February here...

Hell man that's every month except February here lol. We had a couple of cool ass early in October and then right back to normal. Oh well it beats having to leave the house at 3 or 4 am to ride like...
11-03-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,441
Posted By Jeremy_S

I always used quadlock in the past, never had an...

I always used quadlock in the past, never had an issue with it coming off or anything else regardless of miles of chipseal and rr tracks and texas sized craters in the road I missed. Secure and...
11-03-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,686
Posted By Jeremy_S

IT's 50/50 around here, some wave or say hi,...

IT's 50/50 around here, some wave or say hi, others are so focused on whatever KOM they're shooting for while stretching spandex to the limit of human imagination they don't notice anyone else lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,290
Posted By Jeremy_S

Been over a year since I've posted this one and...

Been over a year since I've posted this one and made a few changes. Got rid of the aero wheels and went to Shimano RS81's, latex tubes, GP4000's have become my favorite tires, and use Speedplay...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Jeremy_S

I'd buy a left over 2016 personally. I wandered...

I'd buy a left over 2016 personally. I wandered through mellow johhny's today just browsing and they had ultegra equipped tarmacs wellllll within your range. A di2 ultegra tarmac for 2750. It's deal...
Forum: Southeast
11-02-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Jeremy_S

Yup, and the man who owns the majority of those...

Yup, and the man who owns the majority of those is the reason we don't have more pipelines. He's getting richer by the day off of train transportation of oil. Pipelines themselves are much safer...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,948
Posted By Jeremy_S

My ability to crash violently in public in front...

My ability to crash violently in public in front of other riders and get up dirty and bloody and continue to ride while they stare at me thinking WTF**********

Seriously, I crash about every 18 months...
11-02-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,014
Posted By Jeremy_S

Yes and no. You're correct about the FWD/AWD cars...

Yes and no. You're correct about the FWD/AWD cars but it's different with a bike. The reason they have the center diff etc is because the inside and outside will have a different distance to cover in...
11-02-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,014
Posted By Jeremy_S

Back in 04/05 ish when I was still racing MX and...

Back in 04/05 ish when I was still racing MX and hare scrambles, someone was marketing a Honda CRF with FWD via hydraulics. Never caught on, never saw one outside of a magazine, but if it was on an...
11-02-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,579
Posted By Jeremy_S

I've personally never had a helmet last 5 years...

I've personally never had a helmet last 5 years without a good crash that resulted in a strike to the head that called for a replacement. 22 months is my record and I set it last night as I plowed my...
11-02-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Jeremy_S

Glad you're still up and moving man. I'm on the...

Glad you're still up and moving man. I'm on the hunt for a new one as well, just ate it last night 1 mile from the end of a group ride and landed hard on the side of my head so that one is being...
11-01-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,567
Posted By Jeremy_S

It's amazing how some will take anything as an...

It's amazing how some will take anything as an invitation to jump on the "if you're white and have a decent income you're wrong" soapbox. Golf is simply a sport that takes a lifetime to become...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,239
Posted By Jeremy_S

MTB there's no question but everyone feels...

MTB there's no question but everyone feels differently with road bikes. I prefer my rim brakes hands down on the road over disc. Try em both and figure it out for yourself because none of us know...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-16, 02:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,451
Posted By Jeremy_S

Taking a break this morning to walk around a...

Taking a break this morning to walk around a drink some water right after the sun came up. Unfortunately it was in a stadium parking lot but I thought of this thread and snapped a pic.
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10-30-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By Jeremy_S

Looking at the fuji site it looks like 1.3 is a...

Looking at the fuji site it looks like 1.3 is a 105 bike and 1.1 is an ultegra bike. Not much difference in performance other than weight but for 80 bucks I'd take ultegra. Didn't see a listing for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,290
Posted By Jeremy_S

I'll need birthdate and mother's maiden name as...

I'll need birthdate and mother's maiden name as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,943
Posted By Jeremy_S

Man don't stress this choice too much. I'm a good...

Man don't stress this choice too much. I'm a good bit heavier than you but I live in DFW which is 100% chipseal and I ride here and in Carlsbad NM (work) which is also chip seal. I've ridden...
10-28-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,218
Posted By Jeremy_S

Of course not, everyone knows gremlins aren't...

Of course not, everyone knows gremlins aren't scared of corks man, only bells.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-16, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,290
Posted By Jeremy_S

That is so damn sexy it burned my retinas. I...

That is so damn sexy it burned my retinas. I don't know what part of Dallas you're from but now I wanna go to a group ride you're in just to see it lol. I'm usually don't drool over many rides in...
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