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Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-11, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By citizenerased

East bay riding is pretty awesome. Expect some...

East bay riding is pretty awesome. Expect some rain between November and April, but also as late as June in some years. Hardly ever rains in the summer. A dry heat further inland, but it can be windy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By citizenerased

Unfortunately from my experiences I'd stay away...

Unfortunately from my experiences I'd stay away from Westchester and Putnam counties :( The roads are absolutely terrible in Westchester right now. Huge potholes, half-assed fixes with new...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By citizenerased

I've been using them since I ran through some Pro...

I've been using them since I ran through some Pro 2 races that came on my bike. Been fine, not quite as nice but much more durable. I ended up getting them from PBK after the big scare of moving...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,547
Posted By citizenerased

[/quote] After reading that part I don't...

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After reading that part I don't think I could do that either, at least with what I carry around with me on the bike when out for a ride. Short of having a bike registered with the local...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,299
Posted By citizenerased

wish I would have rode more when I was there, but...

wish I would have rode more when I was there, but got plenty of riding in and around SF/Marin/San Mateo/San Pablo before I moved out here. Rode a bit around the Fresno area too, a lot of wide, well...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,426
Posted By citizenerased

Is that the micro caddy small or medium? Trying...

Is that the micro caddy small or medium? Trying to get a good size comparison without going to the shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,426
Posted By citizenerased

for people that ride with a lezyne micro caddy,...

for people that ride with a lezyne micro caddy, where do you attach a rear blinker if you use one? There doesn't seem to be a piece of fabric that most other saddle bags have.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-11, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By citizenerased

Oh I know, just saying that I enjoyed riding...

Oh I know, just saying that I enjoyed riding around San Bruno when I lived on the Peninsula. There's a couple streets in SF that are close to the grade of Fargo St and there's Marin Ave in Berkeley...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By citizenerased

I was looking at upgrading a group set and...

I was looking at upgrading a group set and emailed their customer support and got a reply within 24h with the info. Ended up not ordering, but customer service seemed good and prices were the best at...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By citizenerased

Used to love riding in that area. I'd start my...

Used to love riding in that area. I'd start my ride off up Mt San Bruno and then head down the Peninsula and then up and over Ralston and over Bunker Hill for fun :eek: At least one time I did a...
Forum: Touring
02-03-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By citizenerased

Crossed paths with someone a few summers back...

Crossed paths with someone a few summers back when I was living in SF and riding in Marin that said he had come down from the Seattle area. From what I can remember he had a steel frame road/touring...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,969
Posted By citizenerased

+1, bought these on a whim after deciding that...

+1, bought these on a whim after deciding that I'd rather be riding road pedals than MTB ones. I tried Speedplay zeros for a few hundred miles and they just didn't work for me on a comfort level...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,096
Posted By citizenerased

I agree with this. I moved from the SF area and...

I agree with this. I moved from the SF area and was always cold on descents and dealing with 70s and sunny (or hotter) and into the 50s and foggy all on the same ride.

After moving to NY, I bought...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By citizenerased

not seeing that in either chrome or firefox here...

not seeing that in either chrome or firefox here http://smiliesftw.com/x/dunno.gif (http://smiliesftw.com)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By citizenerased

what's the shelf life on tires? How long should...

what's the shelf life on tires? How long should they last indoors with low humidity? No problems with my current ones, but won't need new ones for a while I would think.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By citizenerased

MotionX for $3 works pretty well. Records tracks,...

MotionX for $3 works pretty well. Records tracks, share as kml/gpx to email that works with ridewithgps and mapmyride. Battery on mine lasts about 3.5-4 hours with the screen off in my jersey while...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,721
Posted By citizenerased

the 2011 Caad 10-1 will come in a anodized matte...

the 2011 Caad 10-1 will come in a anodized matte black according to the Cannondale catalog for around $3k.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-10, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By citizenerased

I was thinking about that last night too, but a...

I was thinking about that last night too, but a whole new set up would be at least $1k and I'm not sure I want to spend that much so close to the end of the season. I've got three places to choose...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By citizenerased

What would you do (upgrades and replacement parts)?

Well, I was out riding yesterday and destroyed my rear wheel. Surprisingly my RD won between it and the rear wheel spokes. I'm wondering if I should just get a replacement wheel (or relace it) and be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-10, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,507
Posted By citizenerased

no idea, but I bought a used bike off eBay last...

no idea, but I bought a used bike off eBay last year and the chain (campy 10spd, low end I'm guessing) broke on a flat section after less than 500 miles by me. I assume that there weren't that many...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,958
Posted By citizenerased

as a somewhat recent transplant from CA I can...

as a somewhat recent transplant from CA I can agree with this completely
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,407
Posted By citizenerased

I started with some speedplay zeros and on my...

I started with some speedplay zeros and on my foot with my shoes gave me terrible hotspots. I switched to speedplay frogs and they were great for commuting and my needs until I wore the cleat out and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,119
Posted By citizenerased

got the cheapest pair of polarized ones with two...

got the cheapest pair of polarized ones with two lenses and no bottom frame I could find. They work great and I don't have to worry about scratches.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-10, 10:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,938
Posted By citizenerased

I think I got a decent deal on my bike of eBay...

I think I got a decent deal on my bike of eBay last year, 2003 Masi with a mix of Record brakes/FD, Daytona shifters & Centaur RD/chain/cassette, an older carbon FSA Pro crank and some campy wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,569
Posted By citizenerased

:lol: at the leg comments and the final yelp...

:lol: at the leg comments and the final yelp after you guys started to pull away
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,836
Posted By citizenerased

I test rode a Madone with a Race Lite (now Inform...

I test rode a Madone with a Race Lite (now Inform RL) at the LBS when I was getting into riding a real road bike last winter after one of my longer rides on my 7.5FX. Even when tired the seat felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-09, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By citizenerased

I prefer the Mothership Wit from the New Belgium...

I prefer the Mothership Wit from the New Belgium brewers over Fat Tire.



:thumb:

had this on a recent trip to NYC, looking forward to it next visit :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By citizenerased

I look forward to this for the all of 5% of any...

I look forward to this for the all of 5% of any given ride route I can take around here. Always a pretty strong head/crosswind in my area :( I do get to have some great descents though even with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By citizenerased

This price from a certain poster here, or are...

This price from a certain poster here, or are there shops selling them for that cheap now? The usual places are in the $900-$1000 range from my last check.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By citizenerased

last order was placed on a Friday morning GMT and...

last order was placed on a Friday morning GMT and got to me on the following Tuesday, 3 business days to SF.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By citizenerased

replaced a cracked Campy wheel about 1000 miles...

replaced a cracked Campy wheel about 1000 miles back, haven't had any issues so far. Weight seems to be about the same, so can't comment on that. Feel the same way as dpara in terms of how they roll.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By citizenerased

cool, thanks :thumb: Maybe I'll try this...

cool, thanks :thumb:

Maybe I'll try this SRAM Rival gear that everyone is talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By citizenerased

front derailleur replacement time?

I have a Campy Record Ti/Carbon FD and the part that screws to the derailleur cage (furthest back) snapped loose from the. I loosened the screw and snapped the carbon side back into the slot, but now...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-09, 04:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,315
Posted By citizenerased

friend showed me this trice, picked up a luggage...

friend showed me this trice, picked up a luggage lock and seat cable (5mm or narrower gauge, about $5 for a 2 foot one) and lock the top tube to something immobile. I keep it all in my bag, light and...
08-20-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By citizenerased

There's also one if you come from the west side...

There's also one if you come from the west side route to Sausalito grade, right before the descent starts. You've got auto traffic and tourists coming from that bay side route. That's the only other...
08-20-09, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By citizenerased

better selection on eBay. I spent a lot of time...

better selection on eBay. I spent a lot of time looking through CL and didn't find anything close to what I was interested in. Most people around here expect a lot for their used bikes as well.
08-20-09, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By citizenerased

thanks, I'll keep that in mind when I roll...

thanks, I'll keep that in mind when I roll through.
08-17-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By citizenerased

I had one bike stolen while there. Make sure that...

I had one bike stolen while there. Make sure that you have a decent lock and lock the bike to something difficult to move (tree/pole/bolted down bike rack/etc). Most students with nicer road or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By citizenerased

Assos must be amazing since I went and bought a...

Assos must be amazing since I went and bought a 2nd pair of Performance Elite bibs since I like them so much. Been on everything from a few miles to over 100 and never had a problem with shifting/too...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,025
Posted By citizenerased

been happy with Cinelli, the price was right and...

been happy with Cinelli, the price was right and works well with or without gloves for me. I prefer w/o.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By citizenerased

I did this. Sold my hybrid/fitness bike for $510...

I did this. Sold my hybrid/fitness bike for $510 and got my new-to-me used bike for $620 for much better components (centaur/record mix) than I could for a new bike.

It is a much better option....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,759
Posted By citizenerased

got a used bike in February with "500" miles on...

got a used bike in February with "500" miles on the Pro2 Races. I put on about 1k miles between commuting and longer weekend rides. Then I noticed that the rear was wearing out, I assume mostly due...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By citizenerased

been using this one for close to a year and no...

been using this one for close to a year and no complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By citizenerased

Been using a Cateye strada wired since I picked...

Been using a Cateye strada wired since I picked up my road bike. Had no problems with it.
06-03-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By citizenerased

There's plenty around there. Pretty good bike...

There's plenty around there. Pretty good bike paths on the highways also. Round trip from north Fresno to Prather will put you between 50-60 miles if you do a there an back from Woodward Park area...
05-31-09, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By citizenerased

short and sweet, repeat as necessary. It's...

short and sweet, repeat as necessary. It's relatively flat from the Polhemus turn onto Bunker Hill drive.

http://uploader.ws/upload/200905/bunker_hill.png
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,790
Posted By citizenerased

I see. I had seen similar things posted online as...

I see. I had seen similar things posted online as well and didn't let that affect my purchase though. The frame is nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,790
Posted By citizenerased

Don't know where you found the info on 2005 being...

Don't know where you found the info on 2005 being the last year. I heard it was 2002-ish was it. I picked up a 2003 with a mix of Campy centaur/record parts earlier this year and think it's nice. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By citizenerased

I'm pretty sure I've got it now, I noticed that I...

I'm pretty sure I've got it now, I noticed that I could get from the small ring to the large ring with a lot of force and throws of the lever, but not back down to the small ring afterward. My FD...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By citizenerased

Thanks all. That's what I figured. When I first...

Thanks all. That's what I figured. When I first had it set up it was working pretty much with 2 sweeps but not so much now. And since I didn't know if my starting point was what to expect with Campy...
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