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Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 27,058
Views: 17,368,054
Posted By jessesv

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/cervelo.jpg ...

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/cervelo.jpg

Finished tinkering with my S1 until next season. It's currently in training mode, but my next moves will probably be new wheels and new bars.
08-26-11, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,055
Posted By jessesv

Yeah, luckily it looks like whoever put this...

Yeah, luckily it looks like whoever put this together knew what they were doing and didn't abuse it and everything *looks* fine, so I'm hoping for smooth sailing.
08-26-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,055
Posted By jessesv

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-CUfqHjUmR7I/Tlg...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-CUfqHjUmR7I/TlgqputPhLI/AAAAAAAAAGI/EUPrCCtAQXg/s797/Screen%2BShot%2B2011-08-26%2Bat%2B7.19.46%2BPM.png

I've been looking for a road bike for a while and when I...
Replies: 3,232
Views: 244,136
Posted By jessesv

Dear Carleton, ...

Dear Carleton,

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-0n_4Jjk1tCs/TlSY9P1rHwI/AAAAAAAAAFY/63a36dwiC3U/s912/9325746582.jpeg
08-17-11, 07:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,352
Posted By jessesv

+1 You're not really gaining a whooole lot...

+1

You're not really gaining a whooole lot by trading in the gears, other than the aforementioned street cred and low maintenance. But who needs street cred and taking care of your roadie isn't...
08-16-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,906,922
Posted By jessesv

http://s3.amazonaws.com/data.tumblr.com/tumblr_lq1...

http://s3.amazonaws.com/data.tumblr.com/tumblr_lq12p04EAT1qaythmo1_1280.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ6IHWSU3BX3X7X3Q&Expires=1313620083&Signature=3u7fYuCdngLs%2BMoRve7oj%2Bpyf9k%3D
08-15-11, 01:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,573
Posted By jessesv

+1 Also, I don't think hold fasts play...

+1

Also, I don't think hold fasts play nicely with those WI's.

Also, what's your deal with MKS if you already ride them? If it's a comfort issue, I get it, but if you don't really notice it...
08-14-11, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,783
Posted By jessesv

Fixed.

Fixed.
08-14-11, 02:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,796
Posted By jessesv

Honestly, with a freewheel and brakes you'll be...

Honestly, with a freewheel and brakes you'll be overall more relaxed when riding. Not that everyone shouldn't always be aware, but when I'm riding fixed (and I don't run brakes currently) I am...
08-13-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,739
Posted By jessesv

Yeah I ted shred with my feet off the pedals...

Yeah I ted shred with my feet off the pedals sometimes too, and while it's definitely not as safe as a brake, if you do it right, you can manage your speed pretty well and re-clip when you slow down....
08-08-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,278,369
Posted By jessesv

ugh, that samson always gets me! and that zen...

ugh, that samson always gets me! and that zen ring looks pretty badass with everything as well.

nice bike and great pic!
07-31-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,278,369
Posted By jessesv

I was thinking ZIPPs would look great on that...

I was thinking ZIPPs would look great on that frame. Sounds like it's going to be a solid build either way, can't wait to see the finished product!



Thanks!
07-30-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,278,369
Posted By jessesv

What parts are you going to build that Cervelo up...

What parts are you going to build that Cervelo up with?

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-WXX91Q0vmrM/TjSluDFFRzI/AAAAAAAAAFQ/3xSDCUQeKqY/s600/bikee.jpg

Here's a new photo with RB-002's on...
07-29-11, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By jessesv

Not at all. That's just bein' practical.

Not at all. That's just bein' practical.
07-26-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,213
Posted By jessesv

I don't think anyone's saying that it's not OK to...

I don't think anyone's saying that it's not OK to get advice from all of us here. Your thread asks some specific questions and it seems pretty clear what you're looking for. No offense to the OP but...
07-26-11, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,726
Posted By jessesv

I can't speak from experience, but I don't think...

I can't speak from experience, but I don't think I've ever heard anyone complain about Open Pros and from what I can tell, they're pretty solid.

Wheel builds will probably run you around $50ish...
07-26-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,213
Posted By jessesv

I fully understand what you're saying and agree...

I fully understand what you're saying and agree that forums and the internet in general is a great place to get information about products from people who actually use them. However, I think what...
07-25-11, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By jessesv

Definitely not a BMW. The seat tube cluster isn't...

Definitely not a BMW. The seat tube cluster isn't right. Plus it looks like there are some cable guides on there too.
07-22-11, 10:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,582
Posted By jessesv

They should be at any Levi's store and maybe some...

They should be at any Levi's store and maybe some other Levi's carriers. I tried them on and they felt pretty nice, but not $78 nice.



I'm 5'8" 120ish and I loves me some 510s. I'm actually...
07-21-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,921
Posted By jessesv

OK I'll bite. ...

OK I'll bite.

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/hipstermmerged3.jpg
07-21-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,054
Posted By jessesv

:lol: :lol: +100

:lol: :lol:

+100
07-21-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,410
Posted By jessesv

I could be completely wrong, but Geekhouse...

I could be completely wrong, but Geekhouse doesn't sell bikes from a list of 5 sizes and their process seems a little more in depth than LOW's. IMHO I think they're on different levels.
07-21-11, 09:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,054
Posted By jessesv

This. Oh and this doesn't hurt to remember: ...

This.

Oh and this doesn't hurt to remember:

'It never gets easier, you just go faster.' - Greg LeMond
07-15-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,900
Views: 565,603
Posted By jessesv

continuum frames, cadence gear, DVS kerin...

continuum frames, cadence gear, DVS kerin pack/milans all on sale....

http://www.jackthreads.com/sales/3017

a little less than 3 days left
07-15-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,278,369
Posted By jessesv

I just got my rb-002's from ben's, and I'm pretty...

I just got my rb-002's from ben's, and I'm pretty sure they're the only one's selling them online at the moment. 'Reasonable' $68, but totally worth it. Great bars.
07-05-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 362,241
Posted By jessesv

That's just some people supporting an opinion,...

That's just some people supporting an opinion, not what I would necessarily call a 'freak out.' We didn't get all defensive and start taking it personally. And this is the "What don't you like about...
07-04-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 362,241
Posted By jessesv

Yea, i wouldn't say we 'freaked out,' it's just...

Yea, i wouldn't say we 'freaked out,' it's just unusual to see such nice roadies converted to SSFG. No biggie. Just an opinion.
07-03-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 362,241
Posted By jessesv

+1

+1
07-01-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,783
Posted By jessesv

http://www.thefixfixfix.com/fix/wp-content/gallery...

http://www.thefixfixfix.com/fix/wp-content/gallery/beth-and-the-3rensho-keirin/img_8288.jpg
06-30-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 362,241
Posted By jessesv

Yeah, 75's and doubles are a classic combo. Only...

Yeah, 75's and doubles are a classic combo. Only thing blingier would be to go full Dura Ace...
06-30-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 362,241
Posted By jessesv

Suuuuuper nice build! My only suggestion would be...

Suuuuuper nice build! My only suggestion would be a black saddle, and that's being nitpicky.
06-29-11, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,055
Posted By jessesv

FTW! Good deal you got there.

FTW! Good deal you got there.
06-27-11, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,242
Posted By jessesv

I would second looking at the Leader 725 or if...

I would second looking at the Leader 725 or if you can save a little more, try looking at Bianchi Super Pistas (going around $750 for frame + fork).

The MASH frame doesn't really have 'aggressive'...
06-24-11, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By jessesv

Aurora Straps...

Aurora Straps (http://www.auroracollective.bigcartel.com/category/pedal-straps)

http://www.pedalconsumption.com/archives/2009/files/aurora_velcro_straps1.jpg
(not my photo)

I feel like I plug...
06-24-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,134
Posted By jessesv

Virtually impossible. It can definitely be done,...

Virtually impossible. It can definitely be done, but at the end of the day, you probably would have been better off buying a complete bike with all of the corners you would have to cut on components....
06-20-11, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,278,369
Posted By jessesv

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/BIKEsm.jpg I...

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/BIKEsm.jpg

I found myself (for the second time) at the harbor with great evening sunlight and no camera, so I quickly downloaded ProHDR on my phone and went to town.
06-16-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,784
Views: 563,597
Posted By jessesv

How can you kill what's already dead?

How can you kill what's already dead?
Replies: 3,232
Views: 244,136
Posted By jessesv

ftw

ftw
06-15-11, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By jessesv

http://www.greenfarmtoys.com/v/vspfiles/photos/TBE...

http://www.greenfarmtoys.com/v/vspfiles/photos/TBEK34506-2T.jpg
06-15-11, 05:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,921
Posted By jessesv

muckybrake... check ...

muckybrake... check

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/hipstermmerged2.jpg
06-15-11, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,137
Posted By jessesv

needed some lawyers lips

needed some lawyers lips
06-13-11, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,284
Posted By jessesv

I love my Gazzetta! The only thing I don't like...

I love my Gazzetta! The only thing I don't like is that I dropped a full $700 for just the frame 2 years ago :( At $450, it's a great deal for what you're getting.
...
06-12-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,114
Posted By jessesv

I used to use them before switching over to...

I used to use them before switching over to bullhorns. No complaints, but nothing amazingly special other than they look pretty nice. If you're interested, I'll sell you my old pepper risers for a...
06-10-11, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,783
Posted By jessesv

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2011/june/3/Lowell...

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2011/june/3/LowellD.Hoover/LowellD.Hoover-3.jpg

eek (http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2011/june/3/LowellD.Hoover/LowellD.Hoover.htm). Nice bike, but throw some gears...
06-10-11, 10:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,921
Posted By jessesv

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/hipstermmerged.jpg ...

http://www.jssvghn.com/dump/hipstermmerged.jpg

screw vintage, just rock the lomo fisheye for 'snapshots'
06-10-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By jessesv

Its $15 more, but it's a very nice brake ...

Its $15 more, but it's a very nice brake

http://www.treefortbikes.com/product/333222362881/107/Shimano-105-5700-Super-SLR.html
06-10-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,900
Views: 565,603
Posted By jessesv

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/741119-Na...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/741119-Nashbar-FTP-problem
06-09-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 90,407
Posted By jessesv

Oh god, it's even worse on ebay...

Oh god, it's even worse on ebay (http://completed.shop.ebay.com/i.html?rt=nc&LH_Complete=1&_nkw=fuji%20track%20pro&_fln=1&_trksid=p3286.c0.m283&_rdc=1)

I mean $420 with $35 shipping? C'mon guysss
06-08-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By jessesv

You could try a size down in clips, or you could...

You could try a size down in clips, or you could go with straps like a few others have suggested.

Another shameless plug for Aurora (http://www.aurora-collective.com/) only because I had the exact...
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