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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

Sora was crap... Now I feel more comfortable when...

Sora was crap... Now I feel more comfortable when I'm in the drops in need of a shift. Rival is great and having that extra gear really helps. I've only got about 10 miles on the bike since the swap...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

My bike is the poor little brother of yours haha....

My bike is the poor little brother of yours haha. I feel like Giants don't get a huge amount of love on here though. Amazing bike though!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

I love the 105 standard... I figure having the...

I love the 105 standard... I figure having the rival crank might be smoother. But after aa short ride today it wasn't bad at all with the 105.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

Finally have the bike back together... Upgraded...

Finally have the bike back together... Upgraded the wheels to Aksiums, the drive train (minus crank) to Rival from sora and the Crank to 105 from FSA. The crank was done before I went Sram but I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

I picked up the 105 double for 35 brand new....

I picked up the 105 double for 35 brand new. Since I live in a pretty flat area I dropped the triple. It was more preference rather then upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

You'd consider going from sora/tiagra to Sram...

You'd consider going from sora/tiagra to Sram Rival/105 crank is lateral? I know the wheels won't make a killer difference but the price was low so my impulse set in and I bought them haha.
03-02-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 96,817
Posted By MrMorrill

Since my bike is in pieces I've turned to other...

Since my bike is in pieces I've turned to other forms of exercise to shed weight. Which consists of running and recently started Circuit Training.

Early Feb. I was 170 I've dropped to 162. Goal is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-12, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

My bikes gone through a few stages... Still needs...

My bikes gone through a few stages... Still needs to finish being put together.

Stage one (as purchased with LOOK pedals added)
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2444/5825782339_d479b61a7d.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

Haven't weighed the bike yet... Need a chain and...

Haven't weighed the bike yet... Need a chain and front derailleur before I do so.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

Making progress... (Disregard the chain and 105...

Making progress... (Disregard the chain and 105 crank)

Swapped my Sora/Tiagra for Sram Rival. I need to pick up a new Front Derailleur and swap the 105 crank for a Sram or FSA SLK.

Before:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,665
Posted By MrMorrill

I recently was staring at 105 or rival. I chose...

I recently was staring at 105 or rival. I chose Rival... I got a serious deal on the setup and couldn't pass it up. I'm coming from a Sora setup so either would have been new for me. If price is no...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,744
Posted By MrMorrill

Look into Microshift components. You can find...

Look into Microshift components. You can find decent 10 speed group sets on ebay for 150-200.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-11, 07:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,963
Posted By MrMorrill

I hop just about every ride... Only once though....

I hop just about every ride... Only once though. We come to a bridge that has a terrible entry (about 2 inches higher then the road) so I do a quick hop. Nothing too crazy just enough so I don't run...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-11, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By MrMorrill

No diamonds? I'll pass...

No diamonds? I'll pass...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By MrMorrill

I'm in the same boat as you... My defy 2 (09)...

I'm in the same boat as you... My defy 2 (09) started with a tiagra/sora setup. I'm slowly building the bike up. I have been scouring ebay to keep the prices low which is working well. But since my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,189
Posted By MrMorrill

Tuesdays: 26 miles at about 19.5 mph Thursdays:...

Tuesdays: 26 miles at about 19.5 mph
Thursdays: 20 miles at 20 mph
Those are both group rides. I try to fit in solo rides on the other week days which range from 20-25 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,998
Posted By MrMorrill

I second this. Keo's were my first set, I was...

I second this. Keo's were my first set, I was able to clip in and out easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,553
Posted By MrMorrill

My first fall on my bike was when it was only a...

My first fall on my bike was when it was only a few months old. I pull up on the crest of a hill and see a car accident, obviously like everyone else I rubberneck the crash. Well come to find out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,210
Posted By MrMorrill

I hand wash them every time I ride. I've been...

I hand wash them every time I ride. I've been hand washing them lately ebay shorts don't hold up well so I've got to be gentle.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By MrMorrill

I just started riding B+/A group rides and there...

I just started riding B+/A group rides and there are two women that haul some serious ass. I've got no problem with them being a little faster then me. Plus there super nice and encourage the crap...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 137,778
Posted By MrMorrill

After looking through this thread no matter what...

After looking through this thread no matter what Soul wheel you see they are just beautiful. Not to mention everyone on here seems to love them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 137,778
Posted By MrMorrill

Well it's getting time to upgrade the Cxp22's......

Well it's getting time to upgrade the Cxp22's... My options are Soul 3.0s, Easton EA50 aeros, and Neuvation RX28's. The EA 50's seem to be on the heavier side so it's really down to Neuvations and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

How do you like the wheels? I'm looking into them...

How do you like the wheels? I'm looking into them as an upgrade over my CXP22's.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

MMMmmmmm L glass! I haven't had the chance to use...

MMMmmmmm L glass! I haven't had the chance to use any yet. I'm stuck on Sigma for some crazy reason. Love your bikes! Besides the focus being off a bit I like the composition of the shots. 5d mk2 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 21,474
Posted By MrMorrill

Love it! Colors flow perfectly together. I love...

Love it! Colors flow perfectly together. I love that style TCR.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

Finally got the 105 double on the bike... Looking...

Finally got the 105 double on the bike... Looking into new shifters now.


http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6001/5982538757_193a9bb155.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 06:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,654
Posted By MrMorrill

Weird, I cleaned mine last night...

Weird, I cleaned mine last night...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By MrMorrill

How do you like them? If you where upgrading from...

How do you like them? If you where upgrading from cxp22's would you do so?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,218
Posted By MrMorrill

Are you in the drops that much where you need to...

Are you in the drops that much where you need to be shifting constantly? I've got Sora shifters myself and really don't mind having to come up out of the drops to shift. I actually enjoy the Sora...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,135
Posted By MrMorrill

I picked up an 09 defy 2 and love it. The frame...

I picked up an 09 defy 2 and love it. The frame geo is exactly what I look for. I went with the 09 so I atleast some Tiagra plus some nicer wheels. But I tested the Defy 3 and its a wonderful bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,082
Posted By MrMorrill

My bike came with a lifetime service policy. I...

My bike came with a lifetime service policy. I would do most of it myself but my past bikes have always had been single or fixed geared. Including my mountain bikes. So I've never worked with...
07-12-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,264
Posted By MrMorrill

I seem to keep getting 2-3 free spins per code...

I seem to keep getting 2-3 free spins per code but not even a clean bottle after that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19,909
Views: 4,317,542
Posted By MrMorrill

The start of my sora/tiagra to 105 has started....

The start of my sora/tiagra to 105 has started. Brand new 105 double and 105 Front derailleur are getting ready to go on the bike. I paid a total of 45.00 for both. Seems like a decent deal for me!...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,466
Posted By MrMorrill

I usually go for Humus and pita bread. Sometimes...

I usually go for Humus and pita bread. Sometimes I throw a beer into the mix (usually Blue Moon or Newcastle).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By MrMorrill

I've got a Defy 2 and love it, I wish I could...

I've got a Defy 2 and love it, I wish I could have found the Defy 1 for that price I would jump on that in a heart beat! I spent a little more then 800 for the defy 2 brand new and I'm finding myself...
Forum: Northeast
06-17-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 31,606
Posted By MrMorrill

Ah yes I know the trail. My MTB is in pieces I'd...

Ah yes I know the trail. My MTB is in pieces I'd have to put it back together. I've been riding the roadbike lately.
Forum: Northeast
06-14-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 31,606
Posted By MrMorrill

Manalapan here... Any local riders? Haha I just...

Manalapan here... Any local riders? Haha I just got back into riding and could use some locals to ride with!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-11, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

Haha do you have family in Central Massachusetts?

Haha do you have family in Central Massachusetts?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

Brought it out for the first ride of the year......

Brought it out for the first ride of the year... Also put my first set of clipless on the bike! Really enjoyed clipless riding...
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2444/5825782339_d479b61a7d_z.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,112,031
Posted By MrMorrill

So I bought a Giant Defy 2 left over. I put a...

So I bought a Giant Defy 2 left over. I put a down payment on the bike just about 2 weeks ago and I finally picked the bike up yesterday. I didn't have a chance to ride it till today I put 15 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 297,001
Posted By MrMorrill

Finally purchasing a road bike! I figure there is...

Finally purchasing a road bike! I figure there is no need for another "Which road bike" thread but I am able to pick up one of two bikes for quite cheap. I have tested both a few weeks back and are...
06-06-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,611,816
Posted By MrMorrill

Im not bombing hills or anything its pretty laid...

Im not bombing hills or anything its pretty laid back riding. So it does what it needs.
06-06-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,611,816
Posted By MrMorrill

All my bikes i've had I never used a front brake,...

All my bikes i've had I never used a front brake, so when I built the schwinn up I took the front off. Its a single-speed so it works out well.
06-06-09, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,611,816
Posted By MrMorrill

Just waiting for my seat... Riding the risers...

Just waiting for my seat... Riding the risers really makes a difference for me...
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2436/3600992763_35af55ccde_b.jpg
06-04-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,826
Posted By MrMorrill

Heres my mid 80's sprint, I've put some work into...

Heres my mid 80's sprint, I've put some work into it picked it up for 10 bucks, dropped less then 200 on it. Put on an Origin 8 crank some alex ace-19's. I've got bars and a new seat coming soon, the...
06-03-09, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,986,265
Posted By MrMorrill

Picked up some generic riser bars and origin 8...

Picked up some generic riser bars and origin 8 grips. Hopefully they come in soon.
05-30-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By MrMorrill

Stem diameter clamp Question...

I'm looking to get some riser bars for my mid 80's schwinn sprint, But im not sure on the clamp size I think it might be 25.4 but I'd rather be 100% sure. Thank you!
05-29-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,611,816
Posted By MrMorrill

About a month ago I bought a Schwinn Sprint off...

About a month ago I bought a Schwinn Sprint off craigslist. It needed work real bad, alot of the components had been rusted to crap so I took it in (for 10bucks) put in about 150 and this is what I...
05-25-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By MrMorrill

Converting... Looking for Steerer tube size.

So I am converting my 84 schwinn Sprint, it's going well I picked up a number of parts. But I am looking at stem/bar setups and am not sure on the steerer tube sizing. Does anyone know what size stem...
05-21-09, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By MrMorrill

What size steerer tube is on the older bikes? Im...

What size steerer tube is on the older bikes? Im looking to pick up a different stem/bar setup and since im not currently home and don't have the bike in possession I was wondering if you knew....
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