Search: Posts Made By: mrvrsick
Showing results 1 to 50 of 596
Search took 0.13 seconds.
05-29-15, 11:31 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,345
Posted By mrvrsick

I like where this is going. In before the merge.

I like where this is going. In before the merge.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-15, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 436,354
Posted By mrvrsick

Yup, definitely not working.

Yup, definitely not working.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,427
Posted By mrvrsick

I hear ya. And after Google searching...

I hear ya.


And after Google searching myself, it's clear that if you want the bsa standard, you pretty much have to go custom built.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,400
Posted By mrvrsick

Won't knock it till I try it, which will be today...

Won't knock it till I try it, which will be today after work.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,400
Posted By mrvrsick

I've never gone peen down, I'm wondering if this...

I've never gone peen down, I'm wondering if this is a joke...

I usually just cock it to the side and up a bit
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,400
Posted By mrvrsick

I had a pair of bibs where the boys had a hard...

I had a pair of bibs where the boys had a hard time with chaffing. I think the frontal area wasn't playing nice. Different bibs, no more problems.

I'd say you just need bibs with more room in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-15, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By mrvrsick

I'm having a hard time understanding your post, I...

I'm having a hard time understanding your post, I feel like it was a waste of my time-ola
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By mrvrsick

Yup, the ultegra bb is only $30 or so, not a deal...

Yup, the ultegra bb is only $30 or so, not a deal breaker
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By mrvrsick

Seeing that 5800 is <$400, and 6800 is <$600, I...

Seeing that 5800 is <$400, and 6800 is <$600, I can't see the price difference between 9 and 11 speed being so significant.

I have 9 speed dura ace, been on two frames now, and will most likely...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By mrvrsick

I was thinking along the same lines, and came to...

I was thinking along the same lines, and came to the conclusion that the wahoo would be what I want. I use android, and the phone has ant+, so I could potentially do it all with just the one gadget. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By mrvrsick

From your detailed description, sounds like a...

From your detailed description, sounds like a bent bar. Posting a picture would help, or you could just get a new bar for $40 and use the same tape it had previously.

I've taken a few spills, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By mrvrsick

Did you get an actual measurement from peg to...

Did you get an actual measurement from peg to seat tube? I'd take that and cram the longest pump that would fit at full compression.

And props to you for being brave/thoughtful enough to use a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,395
Posted By mrvrsick

Had one, loved it. Looks like any other black...

Had one, loved it. Looks like any other black tiny bag on the rails, but has that nice leather abrasion protection that nestles up on the rubbing bits. I vote for this.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,212
Posted By mrvrsick

I would think you'd have to get to at least 40k...

I would think you'd have to get to at least 40k posts, if not more.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By mrvrsick

I've got the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, ride with it...

I've got the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, ride with it in the back pocket. Does that count?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By mrvrsick

12-23 is the widest range cassette I use, I...

12-23 is the widest range cassette I use, I wasn't happy with the 12-25, and needed something bigger than the 11-21.

That said, while the DA cassettes are nice, it seems like the titanium cogs...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By mrvrsick

Buy the whole group, it's less than $350, and...

Buy the whole group, it's less than $350, and sell your old stuff.

I've also heard that 11 speed will work on a 10 speed wheel if you take off one cog.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By mrvrsick

I would say that it depends on your age, weight,...

I would say that it depends on your age, weight, and general physical condition, but given that you're entering a race, I'd say that it isn't a big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,210
Posted By mrvrsick

I've got a camelback volt 13(?). I use it for...

I've got a camelback volt 13(?). I use it for commuting, mtb, hiking, and even on my motorcycle. Very narrow, never hot while commuting, and most importantly of all (to me), fits my laptop.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By mrvrsick

I had a small topeak aero, then some riding...

I had a small topeak aero, then some riding buddies straddled my rear wheel while commenting how the pack looks a little "flaccid". That day, I ordered an arundel uno. For a few days, I rode without...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By mrvrsick

One thing to note: your fit has to be pretty dang...

One thing to note: your fit has to be pretty dang spot on. If you haven't had a really detailed professional fit, I would consider passing on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By mrvrsick

The Zipp wheels are for sure fake? Either...

The Zipp wheels are for sure fake?

Either way, that bike with that groupset and decent quality Chinese wheels would be awesome. If it were my size and everything with the wheels and group lined...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By mrvrsick

Ah, the convenience factor. Yeah, it sure would...

Ah, the convenience factor. Yeah, it sure would have been swell to have my last bike build on a stand instead of the floor.

I can say this: unless I can find the deal of a lifetime, I won't ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By mrvrsick

A tune up could be accomplished by most anyone...

A tune up could be accomplished by most anyone relatively easily, if it's a newer bike. All that's needed is a few household tools and some time.

If it's an older bike, you may need a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,437
Posted By mrvrsick

Well, color me intrigued! If anyone around the...

Well, color me intrigued! If anyone around the sgv, CA can give me a demo, I'd appreciate it!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,437
Posted By mrvrsick

Eh, I bought a quart of Dupont chain saver years...

Eh, I bought a quart of Dupont chain saver years ago, I use it for my motorcycle and mtb chains, I don't think I'll be running out soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,437
Posted By mrvrsick

I've never seen a video, but is it really that...

I've never seen a video, but is it really that quick? I mean, would taking it straight off and dropping it in the wax be enough to remove the grit and grime? I would assume not. I guess I need to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By mrvrsick

You suggest a caad 10, and after no bites, throw...

You suggest a caad 10, and after no bites, throw an aluminum mid level?

Are you on the right page?

OP, I seem to remember a few carbon/ultegra di2 offerings around 2k lately. Not huge brand,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-15, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,239
Posted By mrvrsick

That really defeats the purpose of having a...

That really defeats the purpose of having a valve.

The burping doesn't bother me, it's right next to my monitor after all. The noise doesn't necessarily bother me either, but my coworkers don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,239
Posted By mrvrsick

I use my older style Podiums for desk duty after...

I use my older style Podiums for desk duty after getting the new style. Filled with cold water from the water cooler, they WILL make little noises as they warm up.

Interestingly enough, the method...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-15, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,839
Posted By mrvrsick

I'd say $400 is too much. Looks like 105 8 speed,...

I'd say $400 is too much. Looks like 105 8 speed, other components are even older.

Keep looking, I'm sure you can score something much newer, with at least 9 speed ultegra for less than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,183
Posted By mrvrsick

If it's a traditional fixie, you won't be able to...

If it's a traditional fixie, you won't be able to because the axle spacing would prevent putting a road wheel on it.

Live the fixie life, or accept the loss on the sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-15, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By mrvrsick

That first one on the list will be censored soon...

That first one on the list will be censored soon enough, but being able to see it now, but not see the last one sure is making me chuckle.

And OP, as for the hands, I find that the profile of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-15, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By mrvrsick

Have you ever been told your hands are small? I...

Have you ever been told your hands are small? I think that's how you'd know. Or maybe, you've measured your hands against other people...

That being said, I have relatively large hands, and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,475
Posted By mrvrsick

Does pulling up to the front of the coffee shop...

Does pulling up to the front of the coffee shop count? Because I do that at least 4x a week.

Other than that, I've found that sidewalk riding is pretty much always more dangerous than road riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,086
Posted By mrvrsick

Jersey pocket, you say? Topeak race rocket/hp,...

Jersey pocket, you say? Topeak race rocket/hp, the silicone (?) grip on the handle really helps keep it in there. My lezyne doesn't have it, fwiw
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-15, 11:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,086
Posted By mrvrsick

I'm usually not a thread nazi, but there was a...

I'm usually not a thread nazi, but there was a perfectly informative thread about this not long ago.

That being said, I've had:
A road morph that I stopped using because the second time I used...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By mrvrsick

Must have been a cold shower... I did...

Must have been a cold shower...


I did the same thing with a group set... And wheels... I'm biting on a frame, though :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,029
Posted By mrvrsick

Oh yeah, definitely external on what I've been...

Oh yeah, definitely external on what I've been seeing. Usually that's the measurement referenced when looking at width. Getting the internal measurement is more difficult, and I've only seen it on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-15, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,029
Posted By mrvrsick

I've seen a bunch of 25 and 27 millimeter wide...

I've seen a bunch of 25 and 27 millimeter wide wheels marketed towards road use, I'd assume that if they fit in the frame, and using a 25mm or wider tire, it would be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By mrvrsick

Because OP spent all the money on the group, and...

Because OP spent all the money on the group, and $cassette$ < $wheel$
I would agree that buying the appropriate wheel would be the best solution, but when you don't have the cash to spend and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By mrvrsick

I've read that you could just use a 10 speed...

I've read that you could just use a 10 speed cassette and wheel as long as you have the rd stops adjusted properly. Either that, or the 11 speed cassette minus one cog.

As for a compatible wheel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,316
Posted By mrvrsick

If the wheels still roll relatively smoothly,...

If the wheels still roll relatively smoothly, keep them. New ball bearings are cheap if you need to replace them. Save up some cash for the new bike, I'd personally upgrade bikes (frame) before...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,438
Posted By mrvrsick

I rode with the race rocket hp in my jersey...

I rode with the race rocket hp in my jersey pocket for the first time, I found the silicone handle grip really helps keep the pump firmly in the pocket. Nice little advantage that I never thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,246,792
Posted By mrvrsick

Just finished this build, haven't had the chance...

Just finished this build, haven't had the chance to ride because it actually rained here in California.

Excited to be on a bike that's actually more my size, old frame was 3 cm too big, as still...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,438
Posted By mrvrsick

Awesome, I got a race rocket to replace a road...

Awesome, I got a race rocket to replace a road morph G. I liked it so much, I got the hp, and the hpc.
I like it more than the lezyne I have, which I bought for mountain biking.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,324
Posted By mrvrsick

You got the lezyne, which is a solid choice. As...

You got the lezyne, which is a solid choice. As for pumping difficulty, I think I'd be able to get to 90 with my mountain pump faster than I could with my hp road pump. I haven't tried it, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,324
Posted By mrvrsick

Weather and location are a big factor in which...

Weather and location are a big factor in which pump to choose, as are what time in the day you ride.

When you actually have to fix a flat, a pump like that micro drive hp would work wonders....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,273
Posted By mrvrsick

Years ago, I used to commute to my graveyard...

Years ago, I used to commute to my graveyard shift job. One day, I got off work, rode to the beach and back home (just shy of 120 miles) while only eating a bowl of oatmeal halfway.

I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,416
Posted By mrvrsick

Once I got down to what I really needed to take...

Once I got down to what I really needed to take with me, everything fit nicely in my jersey pocket and I didn't even notice it on rides. Before that, I took a few more things and had the Arundel Uno....
Showing results 1 to 50 of 596
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.