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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Lrdchaos

You will get a range of opinions on this matter...

You will get a range of opinions on this matter from, ive had my bike for 30 years and see no need to upgrade to the....you only live once thought process. Honestly you are the only one who can make...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Lrdchaos

My dealer told me the same thing when I was...

My dealer told me the same thing when I was shopping around.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Lrdchaos

Everything is migrating towards disc brakes. I...

Everything is migrating towards disc brakes. I just bought a new bike and went with disc because that is where I see the industry heading, like it or not. To buy rim brakes at this point is to live...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Lrdchaos

Great looking bike! My previous bike was a...

Great looking bike! My previous bike was a supersix evo and it was a great bike.
07-05-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 76,078
Posted By Lrdchaos

Knocked out a 53 mile group ride, averaged 20.8. ...

Knocked out a 53 mile group ride, averaged 20.8. My highest average to date, super pumped right now. There was a 25 mile stretch where we averaged 22.5.
07-05-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Lrdchaos

Just picked up a Giant TCR advanced pro o disc, ...

Just picked up a Giant TCR advanced pro o disc, love the bike. Itís comfortable, smooth and fast. I looked at the Emonda sl6 pro but chose the Giant, Iím glad that I did. I donít have a lot of...
07-05-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,737
Posted By Lrdchaos

I just stated shaving my legs last week. The...

I just stated shaving my legs last week. The mail reason I did was to cut down on the number of times I have hair pulls while riding and running in shorts/socks that have the impregnated retention...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Lrdchaos

Of the bikes listed CAAD12 105.

Of the bikes listed CAAD12 105.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Lrdchaos

I would suggest you look at the Giant TCR,...

I would suggest you look at the Giant TCR, cannondale supersix evo or specialized tarmac. They are fall right in the middle between endurance and full on race/tt bikes. I have has a ss evo ans now...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Lrdchaos

Personally I would sell the parts you have and...

Personally I would sell the parts you have and look for a left over bike. You keep bikes a long time, or so it seems, might as well start new and enjoy the bike for years.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Lrdchaos

Iím not sure what you are hoping to get out of...

Iím not sure what you are hoping to get out of new wheels on that particular bike. I would however recommend a set of Schwalbe pro ones set up tubeless if your wheels are tubeless ready. They will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lrdchaos

I read your post.

I read your post.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lrdchaos

I sent you a pm asking if you were still in OK. ...

I sent you a pm asking if you were still in OK. Iím in Tulsa and participate in a number of group rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,644
Posted By Lrdchaos

You might call around and see if there are any...

You might call around and see if there are any other trek dealers that have one on the floor. I live in Oklahoma and Iíve bought 2 bikes out of California. I normally try to buy last years model and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lrdchaos

Like I said youíre not the norm. And how anyone...

Like I said youíre not the norm. And how anyone can make wearable items like shoes and a Jersey last 35 years is beyond me. Iíve had shoes that sat in my closet for a couple years start to come...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lrdchaos

You riding the same shoes, jerseys, bibs,...

You riding the same shoes, jerseys, bibs, computer? I bet those things have increased in price even if you havenít bought a new bike.

And youíre the anomaly, not the standard when it comes to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lrdchaos

Welcome! Things only get more expensive...

Welcome!

Things only get more expensive from here.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Lrdchaos

I would venture to guess that something was...

I would venture to guess that something was missed on your set of wheels. I bet if you have have them trued that they will stay true for many more miles. Zip is a quality wheel, if they were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18,645
Views: 3,689,643
Posted By Lrdchaos

Picked up a Giant tcr advanced pro, Garmin 1030...

Picked up a Giant tcr advanced pro, Garmin 1030 and Stages Ultegra powermeter.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lrdchaos

I recently purchased a new bike and was looking...

I recently purchased a new bike and was looking at the trek sl6 pro. It seemed like a solid platform that would preform well. The only reason I went with another bike was money. The trek was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Lrdchaos

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Lrdchaos

Yes on the attachment bolts, I have a in/lb...

Yes on the attachment bolts, I have a in/lb torque wrench so it should be right at 102-105in/lbs. Thanks on the grease, it looks like metal but I guess itís...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Lrdchaos

Ultegra fixing bolt torque?

Iím going to pick up a left crank power meter from a buddy for a killer price. I have the tool to remove to fixing bolt on the left crank arm, how tight should the bolt be when I reinstall? Does it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,723
Posted By Lrdchaos

I appreciate the feedback! After reading...

I appreciate the feedback! After reading through the responses and talking with a couple local bike shops I believe I will hold off and find a power meter. Iím looking to build on each ride and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,723
Posted By Lrdchaos

Thoughts on cadence sensor?

Whatís the general consensus on a cadence sensor? My tcr has a spot for one and Iím thinking about picking it up. I know itís not as useful as a power meter, but I donít know if I can justify a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By Lrdchaos

Thatís what I'm looking for!! Thank you

Thatís what I'm looking for!!


Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By Lrdchaos

Tube/Co holder

What do you use to hold your extra tube and co? Iíve been using a bag that goes under the seat, but I would like to change to a smaller setup that would fit in my shirt pocket if possible. Any...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By Lrdchaos

I appreciate the feedback, I passed on the...

I appreciate the feedback, I passed on the tarmac. I found a left over 2018 tcr advance pro at a substantial discount so I bought that bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,108
Posted By Lrdchaos

It it sounds like your mind is made up....do...

It it sounds like your mind is made up....do it!!! If not, you most likely wonít be happy with this bike. I buy stuff I donít need from time to time, but it makes me happy. What fun is life if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,108
Posted By Lrdchaos

Itís your money, but I donít think I would put...

Itís your money, but I donít think I would put that much into that bike. The di2 is nice, but I just bought a bike without it, and I could have bought either, because I felt the money could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,701
Posted By Lrdchaos

I guess riding at 25+ mph, 1 foot off someoneís...

I guess riding at 25+ mph, 1 foot off someoneís wheel can be dangerous.....who would have thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lrdchaos

The reason I picked up a newer bike is because my...

The reason I picked up a newer bike is because my ss evo that came with 25mm tires had wear marks in the chainstays from tire rub. I was wanting to upgrade my wheels from the heavy rs11 wheelset, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By Lrdchaos

Lol

Lol
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lrdchaos

I havenít decided if Iím keeping the evo. I...

I havenít decided if Iím keeping the evo. I might as of now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By Lrdchaos

Thats the same pressure I plan on running. Do...

Thats the same pressure I plan on running. Do you find the rude harsh? How does it compare to traditional clinchers at 90-100?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By Lrdchaos

Iím getting ready to setup my tires and wheels...

Iím getting ready to setup my tires and wheels tubeless with Schwalbe Pro ones. My goal is to run 80-85 psi as a starting point. Itís my understanding that wheels and tires that are made to run...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By Lrdchaos

I appreciate the feedback. I have a steady rack...

I appreciate the feedback. I have a steady rack for my mountain bike, Iíll buy another for my road bike.
06-04-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,148
Posted By Lrdchaos

Garmin Edge 1000 question, whatís best for training?

Just picked up a new bike and Iím wanting to start tracking my power output and cadence for training purpose, my end goal is to get stronger. Iím currently averaging 18-18.3 on a 40 mile ride by...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By Lrdchaos

Im thinking he was being sarcastic.

Im thinking he was being sarcastic.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By Lrdchaos

Hanging a disc road bike?

My rim brake, alloy wheeled road bike would always hang upside down by the front and rear wheels feom
the ceiling. With the new hydraulic disc and carbon wheels, what is the best way to store the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lrdchaos

It should be shipped on Wednesday....Iíll take...

It should be shipped on Wednesday....Iíll take pics as soon as it arrives!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Lrdchaos

I appreciate the feedback, I went a different...

I appreciate the feedback, I went a different direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lrdchaos

Bought a new bike today...

Just picked up a new(2018) Giant TCR advanced pro disc. The bike was originally an advanced pro 0 disc but the shop robbed the di2 and replaced it with the newest mechanical Ultegra gear set. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Lrdchaos

Is this bike worth it?

Looking at a 2017 specialized tarmac pro Ultegra di2 disc. The bike is immaculate, not a scratch with a recent tune up and new specialized tires. I have got the owner down to 3200.

Where do i...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Lrdchaos

Roval, 2 years

Roval, 2 years
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Lrdchaos

I haven't decided yet. I had ordered the wheels...

I haven't decided yet. I had ordered the wheels and they came in last Thursday and they will fit, barely. The Tarmac is not through axle, I had almost talked myself into buying the bike.

iíve...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Lrdchaos

Cl40 wheel set?

Looking at a bike with this wheel set, is this a decent wheel set? Or will it need to be replaced?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Lrdchaos

Upgrade bike, or buy newer bike?

I have a 2015 super six evo that I had planned to buy a set of Reynolds wheels and upgrade a little. Itís the 105, carbon bike.

But it I got to thinking, instead of spending 1200 on this bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By Lrdchaos

2017 Tarmac pro disc Ultegra di2, any feedback?

Found a like new bike and Iím considering an upgrade from my 2015 ss evo 105. Whatís the general consensus on the 2017 Tarmac pro?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By Lrdchaos

For those with 17mm internal rim width and 25mm tires???

I just ordered a set of Reynold Assault wheels for my cannondale super six evo which has tight clearance on the rear. The Reynolds have a 17mm internal and 25mm external, I planned to run a 25mm...
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