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Forum: For Sale
02-08-13, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,075
Posted By Ultraslide

Those are great wheels. You might want to also...

Those are great wheels. You might want to also list them in the Road Bike "For Sale" forum.
02-05-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Hopefully not sysadmin who failed to put in the...

Hopefully not sysadmin who failed to put in the protections to keep this from happening in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Ultraslide

You should be having this conversation with the...

You should be having this conversation with the person who did your fitting. Follow up visits and adjustments should be included in the cost of the fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,507
Posted By Ultraslide

This is the freakin' deal for installing and...

This is the freakin' deal for installing and removing BB30. Makes the Park tool look iron age by comparison.
...
01-25-13, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Pure gold. :roflmao2:

Pure gold. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-13, 12:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,975
Posted By Ultraslide

I use Performance Travel Trac rollers that are...

I use Performance Travel Trac rollers that are about 3 years old. No resistance. I use them for all my indoor base miles rides and faster but steady tempo and TT work. I still use a trainer for...
01-08-13, 04:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,367
Posted By Ultraslide

I have to drive 3+ hours to race. I am going to...

I have to drive 3+ hours to race. I am going to race twice if I can. Last year I had one race that was 5s at 9am and a 4/5 Masters at Noon. I really enjoyed that day. I did back to back 5, 4/5 races...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-13, 03:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,116
Posted By Ultraslide

... when the guy in front of me on the trail took...

... when the guy in front of me on the trail took a spectacular dive over a squaw bank and wiped out. He was okay, but I realized we were approaching speeds worthy of safety gear.
Forum: Foo
01-02-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 15,588
Posted By Ultraslide

I just won a Tremonti SE model in vintage red in...

I just won a Tremonti SE model in vintage red in a Facebook contest. Normally I'm a Fender guy, but this guitar is pretty nice. I picked the lightest, most resonant one in the shop. Reminds me of an...
12-19-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

FYI ... There's a KK RM in the For Sale forum....

FYI ... There's a KK RM in the For Sale forum. Good price too ...
12-19-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Awesome news Rob. Way to go!

Awesome news Rob. Way to go!
12-18-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

You wouldn't be working for a Doctor Moreau,...

You wouldn't be working for a Doctor Moreau, would you?

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ultraslide

Second wheel is a given. I got that covered. What...

Second wheel is a given. I got that covered. What brands of trainer tire have you tried and liked, and why?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ultraslide

1) That's what I've been doing 2) My high...

1) That's what I've been doing
2) My high intensity intervals start around the worst part of winter here. Believe me I'd rather work on the road ;-)

Thanks for the tips!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ultraslide

Yeah, I've got a few old GP4Ks hanging around....

Yeah, I've got a few old GP4Ks hanging around. I'll just use one of those on an extra wheel I have. Thanks all for the suggestions!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ultraslide

I've run pressures at 100 and 110 (my usual road...

I've run pressures at 100 and 110 (my usual road pressure). 23mm GP4KS on a Hed C2 rim. I've cranked down to as much as 4 full turns and I can make it slip from a stop or from a spin if I shift and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ultraslide

Indeed! Just trying to get the most out of my...

Indeed! Just trying to get the most out of my trainer. I've been on rollers up to this point.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 10:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ultraslide

Trainer Tires ???

I just got a used Kurt Kinetic and even if I crank down the resistance unit to the max (5 turns) and lower my tire pressure I can still make it slip. Running a 23mm Conti GP4000S tire. I am certainly...
12-14-12, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Violence is a vulture's best friend....

Violence is a vulture's best friend. <facepalm>
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ultraslide

For $200?

For $200?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-12, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ultraslide

Rollers are great for improving your pedal stroke...

Rollers are great for improving your pedal stroke and balance but they lack the ability to do high force, low cadence reps because of the lack of resistance. It is also very difficult to do an out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,460
Posted By Ultraslide

Flat or curved - Proper width - Amount of padding...

Flat or curved - Proper width - Amount of padding

Once these are aligned to taste and size, you'll find a great number of saddles will do. Took me 3 years to realize I like a flat saddle around...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 08:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,509
Posted By Ultraslide

I hear Trolls prefer the entire hand, but what do...

I hear Trolls prefer the entire hand, but what do I know?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,509
Posted By Ultraslide

I've always worn full finger gloves on the trails...

I've always worn full finger gloves on the trails but this past summer I saw a guy grind off the tip of his finger when crashing in a crit. The tip of his finger was ground down to the first knuckle....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,386
Posted By Ultraslide

Hit the bottom with some speed - but not top...

Hit the bottom with some speed - but not top speed, to prevent early flame out. I am light at 5 11 and 150 so my technique is to run a high gear/med cadence and gradually increase my cadence (95-100)...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,016
Posted By Ultraslide

Gore jackets run large. I have a 40" chest and...

Gore jackets run large. I have a 40" chest and have a medium Gore jacket. It could be tighter but I am thin and like a snug fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,927
Posted By Ultraslide

+1 On my team, only 2 of 20 guys use rollers...

+1 On my team, only 2 of 20 guys use rollers regularly. I am one of those, mostly because I like the feel of rollers. It feels like riding and when doing winter base miles indoors it's nice to focus...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,563
Posted By Ultraslide

You are in the ballpark for a 54 and you can...

You are in the ballpark for a 54 and you can always make the 54 longer and higher if you need a more relaxed riding position.
What kind of bike was it? Fit does vary a bit from brand to brand.
11-26-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Holy smokes ...

Holy smokes ...
11-23-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,034,380
Posted By Ultraslide

2:45 in some crazy wind. Nice to get a tailwind...

2:45 in some crazy wind. Nice to get a tailwind coming in though.
11-22-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
11-21-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Gorgeous weather here in Cornvalley, USA. Sunny...

Gorgeous weather here in Cornvalley, USA. Sunny with mid day temps in the high 50s through Sunday. Looking forward to more great miles. Fall has been awesome so far, but that was after 2 months of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,583
Posted By Ultraslide

3200 miles so far this year. I'll finish just shy...

3200 miles so far this year. I'll finish just shy of 4,000. Longest ride this year was a relatively short 71 miles. So, lots of medium range 30-50 mile rides.
11-15-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

Just won a PRS Tremonti SE guitar in a Facebook...

Just won a PRS Tremonti SE guitar in a Facebook contest. Cool!
11-15-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,034,380
Posted By Ultraslide

1:15 of z1 plus some force reps thrown in....

1:15 of z1 plus some force reps thrown in. Watched Trollhunter on Netflix. TROLL!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,421
Posted By Ultraslide

Anatomical padding in gloves.

Anatomical padding in gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,779
Posted By Ultraslide

Walked through a grocery store, in a foreign town...

Walked through a grocery store, in a foreign town where I was vacationing, in full kit after a 50 miler looking for a recovery drink and a snack. Carried my bike in with me and removed my shoes, but...
11-14-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Ultraslide

Ha! Yeah I did the same with an old pair of my...

Ha! Yeah I did the same with an old pair of my shorts, Cut out the chamois and used it as an extra layer in winter : )
Another thing I did was to take an extra thick (ChampSys "Endurance") chamois...
11-14-12, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,026,621
Posted By Ultraslide

The new local micro brewery is sponsoring the...

The new local micro brewery is sponsoring the team in 2013.

Winning!!!
11-14-12, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,034,380
Posted By Ultraslide

1:05 last night on the rollers. z4 intervals...

1:05 last night on the rollers. z4 intervals 5x6x2. First time I used the "Workout" feature on my Edge 500. Pretty cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,245
Posted By Ultraslide

What width of Toupe do you ride? If it's the 143...

What width of Toupe do you ride? If it's the 143 the check out the Fizik Antares. Flat and wide but with a nice amount of padding on the nose. The Arione never worked for me, too narrow.
11-13-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,133
Posted By Ultraslide

There's a Quarq on Slowtwitch right now for a...

There's a Quarq on Slowtwitch right now for a Grand.

http://forum.slowtwitch.com/gforum.cgi?post=4280954;sb=post_latest_reply;so=ASC;forum_view=forum_view_collapsed;;page=unread#unread
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 7,820
Posted By Ultraslide

... and I had such high hopes for this thread.

... and I had such high hopes for this thread.
11-11-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,034,380
Posted By Ultraslide

2.5 hours z1-2 with the team. More climby than I...

2.5 hours z1-2 with the team. More climby than I had thought. Great weather.
11-09-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,187,730
Posted By Ultraslide

1 hour on the rollers z1.

1 hour on the rollers z1.
11-08-12, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,187,730
Posted By Ultraslide

Time in the weight room with one hour of z1 on...

Time in the weight room with one hour of z1 on the rollers after.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By Ultraslide

My team uses Elite FS Bibs with the trilogy pad....

My team uses Elite FS Bibs with the trilogy pad. They've been comfy and durable.
11-06-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 109,860
Posted By Ultraslide

Did you run chkdsk with the /R option? You may...

Did you run chkdsk with the /R option? You may need a sector scan.
Sometimes hard disk CRC errors can be caused by bad ram. Run memtest as well.
11-04-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,187,730
Posted By Ultraslide

3 hours solo. It was a gorgeous day to ride.

3 hours solo. It was a gorgeous day to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-12, 02:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,513
Posted By Ultraslide

I run a 50/36 11x23 to solve some of the overlap...

I run a 50/36 11x23 to solve some of the overlap issues. The shifting seems to make more sense than 50/34, where you are cross chained all the time.
For long climbs I move to an 11x28 and maybe the...
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