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Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27,048
Views: 17,306,681
Posted By cvall91

Very nice bike. Just a tip, the bike goes on the...

Very nice bike. Just a tip, the bike goes on the other side of the garage door :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By cvall91

I have the Cyclops wind trainer and I never even...

I have the Cyclops wind trainer and I never even try standing up on it because of that. It's very unstable when you stand so all my sprint efforts are done in the saddle. But I live in South Florida...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 07:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,214
Posted By cvall91

For me I'd say its purely aesthetics. I have the...

For me I'd say its purely aesthetics. I have the 510 and it doesn't even compare to the 500 in looks. I really like the nice screen size of the 510 and the way it looks. Especially with an out front...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,059,101
Posted By cvall91

I'd vote no wheel stickers. Those stickers make...

I'd vote no wheel stickers. Those stickers make the bike to "loud" and they take away from the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,059,101
Posted By cvall91

You changed frames didn't you? I remember you had...

You changed frames didn't you? I remember you had all those parts but on a regular SS. I remember because I have that bike and yours makes me jealous :p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

Maybe I haven't been riding enough but that's my...

Maybe I haven't been riding enough but that's my favorite part. I've always enjoyed sprinting and I get a good feeling when people start to blow up towards the line and you find that last reserve to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

There's no way it's that simple.

There's no way it's that simple.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

Thanks for all the responses. I know excess...

Thanks for all the responses.

I know excess weight doesn't help with cycling which is why I'm really confused and asked the question to begin with. No, I haven't compared numbers or taken any...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

Yea, I can't sustain long high efforts like I...

Yea, I can't sustain long high efforts like I could before. I was never good at it, and think it's always going to be my weakness, but now it's just overall pretty crappy. The only thing that has...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

I just have to buy some dimpled kits and Zipp...

I just have to buy some dimpled kits and Zipp wheels and I'll be like a human golf ball!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

Well I live in South FL, so the road never goes...

Well I live in South FL, so the road never goes up. I guess you're right about some of the new weight being muscle. Just with cycling being pretty focused on being light, I just didn't really...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

Well all the weight I gained was pure fat so...

Well all the weight I gained was pure fat so that's what I plan to lose. I don't go to the gym or anything. I just ride and when I don't ride, I tend to stray from my diet. That plus the holiday...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By cvall91

Gotten fatter..... and stronger?

I used to train a lot before the end of summer last year, and since then my training dropped to basically only group rides on the weekend. Combine that lack of training with a lot of eating out and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,593
Posted By cvall91

Yea but in club rides, not everyone is thinking...

Yea but in club rides, not everyone is thinking of attacking to win the sprint. Some struggle to hang on and are only thinking of not getting dropped. Especially in a large one's of varying fitness...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,159
Posted By cvall91

Well yea during the day I don't ride with it....

Well yea during the day I don't ride with it. It's pretty ugly and I don't like to have too many things on my bike. But I start riding at 5:30 and by 6 I already need to have lights on.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,159
Posted By cvall91

A light is always nice to have. Even if you're...

A light is always nice to have. Even if you're riding during in the afternoon, you never know if you decided to be out longer and get caught riding at night. I never ride without a light since I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,593
Posted By cvall91

That's how a ride by my area is. Except the when...

That's how a ride by my area is. Except the when we have a tailwind, the amount of slow and sketchy riders able to hang on increases. On my last ride, I swore I was going to fall when I got caught...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,159
Posted By cvall91

Don't know if this was already mentioned, but try...

Don't know if this was already mentioned, but try and not cheap out too much on things. Sometimes the money you save up front gets later spent replacing that product quickly. Or double after you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By cvall91

I love my Ultremo's. Don't know exactly how much...

I love my Ultremo's. Don't know exactly how much mileage they have but I think over 2-3k miles. Have only gotten one flat on them, and they ride fantastic. I pump them up to 120f and 130r (I like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By cvall91

Yea was going to say Bike America in Pembroke...

Yea was going to say Bike America in Pembroke Pines rents bikes. They have some nice ones, when I passed by the shop a while ago, I think the rentals were either a CAAD10 or a SuperSix EVO. Might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By cvall91

Well I live in South Florida so cold is not an...

Well I live in South Florida so cold is not an issue.

Our stops are typically around 15-20 minutes. We always do a warmup but still, 5 miles out I still feel like I have no energy. I feel tired...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By cvall91

Feeling very tired and groggy after rest stops

I've noticed that when riding in groups, I usually start to feel very tired and groggy after we take our half way rest. I "think" I'm hydrating pretty well and eating enough, but it always happens...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,178
Posted By cvall91

ISM are pretty popular and you can find plenty of...

ISM are pretty popular and you can find plenty of reviews on them. I used to use the prologue on my road biking and got about 4k miles on it before I bought a new road bike and just used that stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,205
Posted By cvall91

Just keep on riding and soon you'll force...

Just keep on riding and soon you'll force yourself to improve. When I started out, I could barely do 5 miles. Then 10 miles was a goal I tried to achieve. Then 20 etc. I was only averaging 10 mph at...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
Posted By cvall91

I was just joking too. But I will admit that if...

I was just joking too. But I will admit that if it gets around 50, I prefer not to ride. Since I'm not willing to waste money on cold weather gear that will only get used a couple of times. The only...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
Posted By cvall91

I live in Florida and I plan on buying a trainer....

I live in Florida and I plan on buying a trainer. It get's too cold down here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,087
Posted By cvall91

Can't really comment on the hills since I only...

Can't really comment on the hills since I only ride flats. But I do know when I first started riding, my normal-high cadence was about 80-85 at higher speeds (or what I thought was high speed). And...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,639
Posted By cvall91

Or you can just buy one of these bad boys ...

Or you can just buy one of these bad boys
http://www.gameseek.co.uk/images/products/turbospoke_toys.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-13, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,059,101
Posted By cvall91

A better picture of the Propel would be great but...

A better picture of the Propel would be great but still hot. And Trek is a not regardless of staging.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,444,680
Posted By cvall91

I wasted about 3 CO2 cartridges when I first...

I wasted about 3 CO2 cartridges when I first tried using mine because I couldn't figure out how to use it. Luckily it was helping other people and not on my own spare tire, so at least I was able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27,048
Views: 17,306,681
Posted By cvall91

I think a white saddle would really give this...

I think a white saddle would really give this bike a nice look. It looks great now, but with that black saddle I feel like it's too much black. But with a white saddle, it'll balance out the black...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,321
Posted By cvall91

I lost 62 lbs, feel a lot healthier than ever...

I lost 62 lbs, feel a lot healthier than ever before. Feel better about myself than I used to. Wake up every morning nice and energized (except after hard intervals at night) ready to go. And found...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By cvall91

You should start using jerseys on every ride....

You should start using jerseys on every ride. It's basically a chain. Once you start using cycling shorts, you need somewhere to put your items. If you use a massive seat bag, especially on a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27,048
Views: 17,306,681
Posted By cvall91

Yea that logo is enormous but I like that it has...

Yea that logo is enormous but I like that it has the gold K to match with the bike. Very nice bike btw
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,734
Posted By cvall91

I'm 21 Average HR: Depends on the ride....

I'm 21

Average HR: Depends on the ride. ~150-160?
Max HR: 210
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,444,680
Posted By cvall91

Nice. I remeber when my LBS stopped selling...

Nice. I remeber when my LBS stopped selling Cervelo's, they were practically giving them away. If I had money at the time I would've bought one with no hesitation. Maybe even two.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By cvall91

If you need such a big frame, I'm pretty sure...

If you need such a big frame, I'm pretty sure you're going to be able to get a great deal on a bike if there is one available from the last year. Not many people buying frames that size so if a LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,981,226
Posted By cvall91

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 09:12 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,015
Posted By cvall91

Ah ok..... As you were....

Ah ok..... As you were....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,015
Posted By cvall91

Is "tiyers" like a mix between tyers and tires?...

Is "tiyers" like a mix between tyers and tires? Sounds like an identity issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By cvall91

Yea that's why not everyone can just loose...

Yea that's why not everyone can just loose 100lbs. But if your ideal weight is 210, losing 40 lbs will give you a tremendous boost in your performance. Especially if you combine that with a focused...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 615,062
Posted By cvall91

Would you say the difference with your new wheels...

Would you say the difference with your new wheels is a "huge" improvement? Or just a decent improvement?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-13, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By cvall91

Wow I wish I could've shaved off that much. I...

Wow I wish I could've shaved off that much. I went from 245 to 180 and am basically like 5-10 lbs from the skinniest my body will be before looking like sick. I'm big bodied so it is what it is.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,091
Posted By cvall91

Well I'm fairly young (21) and for now my max...

Well I'm fairly young (21) and for now my max heart rate has been 210 during a training ride (have never hit that during an actual race), so I think everybody is different. Especially with age, as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,059,101
Posted By cvall91

I can't even look at the stem at how distracting...

I can't even look at the stem at how distracting those tires are. My eyes just keep wandering too them without me even trying. Oh and not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,271
Posted By cvall91

Just unzip your jersey and you're good to go.

Just unzip your jersey and you're good to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,271
Posted By cvall91

Living in South Florida, I'm pretty much already...

Living in South Florida, I'm pretty much already used to whatever the temp is. I feel like it's never been too hot to ride, and obviously too cold to ride. But there have been many days where you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,015
Posted By cvall91

Carbon.

Carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 117,296
Posted By cvall91

You should change the chainrings..... :P

You should change the chainrings..... :P
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 480,430
Posted By cvall91

I want one.

I want one.
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