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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,655
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

+1! i use the Ultegra's for everyday riding,...

+1!

i use the Ultegra's for everyday riding, have been for 3 years and about 5,000 miles, and at 230#'s i've had to true them once with not a single issue to date...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

me personally, i used both with my Garmin Edge...

me personally, i used both with my Garmin Edge 800 and noticed that the Garmin cadence sensors (both the original one and the newer one that doesn't require a magnet) were more accurate than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 12:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,611
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i use either a wrist mounted or ankle mounted...

i use either a wrist mounted or ankle mounted Road ID, mostly cause i'm allergic to Penicillin and it has all of my medical info and medial insurance info on it. i never carry a drivers license on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,096
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

+1!

+1!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,952
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

my favorite tape ever was the Lizard Skins DSP...

my favorite tape ever was the Lizard Skins DSP 1.8mm bar tape, cause i don't wear gloves and it was by far the most comfortable on my hands, but i stopped using it cause i got tired of going through...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-16, 03:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,675
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

right now i use a 2016 POC Octal and it's BY FAR...

right now i use a 2016 POC Octal and it's BY FAR the most ventilated helmet i've ever used. my last helmet before the POC was a 2014 Cannondale Cypher, and it doesn't even compare to the POC...
Forum: Northeast
10-21-16, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 204,076
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

not a single person is "bragging" here at all,...

not a single person is "bragging" here at all, they're just telling you the distance and speed and time of their rides, if you consider that bragging than i don't know what to tell you...

hell, i...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

a. not all wheels have a matching front and rear...

a. not all wheels have a matching front and rear spoke count, some are 16/20, 20/24, 24/28, ect...

b. you wouldn't use the same spokes on say a 32 or 36 spoke rear wheel that you would a 16 or 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-16, 11:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,572
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

on a road ride at the beginning of this summer, i...

on a road ride at the beginning of this summer, i stopped at light at a main intersection and to my left there was a guy riding west on what looked like an old beach cruiser literally dressed as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-16, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

you can get the Shimano RS-81 C35's for just...

you can get the Shimano RS-81 C35's for just under $600. they're basically the Dura-Ace C35 rim laced to the Ultegra 6800 hub, tubeless ready, ect. the only downside is that they're about 20 heavier...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,394
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

bike24 is usually less than half of what US...

bike24 is usually less than half of what US prices are for Shimano stuff...

https://www.bike24.com/1.php?content=8;product=60982;menu=1000,4,123,30 less than $465usd...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,394
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

not sure where you got that number for the...

not sure where you got that number for the RS-81's, but also keep in mind there are 4 different versions:

the c24-CL clincher (not tubeless ready) - 1502 grams
the c24-TL clincher (tubeless...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 02:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,394
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

not at all, the RS-81's are the next step up and...

not at all, the RS-81's are the next step up and they can be had for less than $500 for the 24's. they're about 150 grams less than the 6800's, and they're also tubeless ready like the 6800's...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 01:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,980
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

most people say white, but i disagree cause white...

most people say white, but i disagree cause white is the most popular color for cars and i would think it's pretty easy for the helmet to blend in with a car in front or on the side of you when...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

the 2015 SuperSix EVO Ultegra retailed for $1100...

the 2015 SuperSix EVO Ultegra retailed for $1100 more, i know cause i have one and i love it, definitely jump on this or someone else will...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,065
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i'm 240# and i run my S-Works Turbo 24's at 110...

i'm 240# and i run my S-Works Turbo 24's at 110 rear and 105 front, they ride as smooth as my old tubeless IRC's and i can't remember the last time i got a pinch flat in 12 years of riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 01:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,615
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i don't think the OP is abusing the return policy...

i don't think the OP is abusing the return policy at all, because the OP didn't get the light there with the intention of using it for as long as he was allowed and then return it, he tried it and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-16, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

you could switch to the 11-32, cause it has a 20,...

you could switch to the 11-32, cause it has a 20, but you'll be missing other gear combo's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

if there's something you're looking for that you...

if there's something you're looking for that you can't find locally, look at Amazon, they stock a lot of bib shorts and more times than not you will get free shipping and pay no tax either. also...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-16, 04:39 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,348
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

me personally, i throw a NUUN tablet in a bottle...

me personally, i throw a NUUN tablet in a bottle with Smart Water, cause plain water to me is just boring and i need something with flavor. i sometimes do a short 20-30 mile ride with a friend once a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-16, 04:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,624
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

me personally, i'm short (5'7") with a short...

me personally, i'm short (5'7") with a short inseam and long torso, so i always wear knickers in the cooler weather versus tights cause i could never find tights with the right inseam. i've tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-16, 12:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,503
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

specialized turbo tubes, cause the valves screw...

specialized turbo tubes, cause the valves screw down but the top part that the pump head goes on is not treaded...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-16, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

this has happened to me in the past too. it...

this has happened to me in the past too. it happened when i used both the original Shimano pads and SwissStop pads, for me the SwissStop pads used to pick up all of the metal from the wheels. then,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,177
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

you can definitely get it to work with a tube,...

you can definitely get it to work with a tube, just do the crazy glue trick. basically flip the tire inside out and pour liquid crazy glue on the inside of the tire and let it penetrate through the...
Forum: Northeast
08-31-16, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

honestly, a 20 lumens taillight is going to do...

honestly, a 20 lumens taillight is going to do little to nothing during the daylight, which is why companies like Bontrager designed brighter 65 lumen taillights specifically for daytime and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-16, 04:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,304
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

like i said before, i would look into LG Fit...

like i said before, i would look into LG Fit Sensor 2 bibs on Amazon or maybe even a local shop, they're great for $100ish. i was never a fan of LG clothing at all, but a friend has a shop and his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,160
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i can't comment on the Arione, but i tried both...

i can't comment on the Arione, but i tried both the Antares VS and VSX last summer cause the Antares is the perfect width for me, and to me the VS version was much more comfortable than the VSX...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-16, 01:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,590
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i run the same exact wheels and have run both...

i run the same exact wheels and have run both tubeless and tires and tubes on them, and i run them now with S-Works Turbo Tires and Turbo tubes and while they're not quite as easy to get on as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-16, 12:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,292
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

omg, enough with the he needs 36 spoke wheels...

omg, enough with the he needs 36 spoke wheels cause he's 205#'s replies, like someone else said technology has advanced since the 1980's! i'm 240#'s and i use 16/20 Ultegra 6800's (with 23's i may...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-16, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

this actually works as far as preventing fogging...

this actually works as far as preventing fogging goes, and only cost about $1 at any Target or Walmart. just let it sit on the lenses for an hour and use a microfiber towel to buff the lenses out......
Forum: Northeast
08-23-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

West Shore Road in Oyster Bay?!

i heard that they re-did West Shore Road in Oyster Bay recently, and that it's not good for riding on now when going out to the Bayville Beach area. is this true?! only asking cause i know it used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-16, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,304
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i think the first thing you should address is how...

i think the first thing you should address is how you're taking care of your current bibs, cause i don't know a single rider who would get a year or less out of a pair of bibs, and they're clocking...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-16, 11:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,327
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i never wear gloves, haven't in over 10 years. i...

i never wear gloves, haven't in over 10 years. i used to get numbness issues when i rode with gloves a long time ago, and no matter which gloves i used i could never get rid of it, then one ride i...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-16, 06:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,979
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i just saw this, and your welcome. he does most...

i just saw this, and your welcome. he does most of the road bike work and repairs, so don't be surprised if you go in there and he's a bit backed up, but if he knows you recently got the bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-16, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

+1 i have a friend in the same boat as you,...

+1

i have a friend in the same boat as you, went from a 12-23 to an 11-25 rear cassette, and if i had a dollar every time i heard him complain that he doesn't have an 18 on the rear cassette...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-16, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,491
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

+1! me personally, i would recommend the...

+1!

me personally, i would recommend the Ultegra's if you are considering going tubeless, cause their a great bulletproof wheelset that can go tubeless if you want. i'm 240 and i've used them for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-16, 05:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,979
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i'm on the south shore in Massapequa. as far as...

i'm on the south shore in Massapequa. as far as Cannondale dealers go, stay as far away from the actual Cannondale store in Carle Place as you can, they're not very good. if you're looking for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-16, 12:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,856
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

you do know that if you send that back to them...

you do know that if you send that back to them they will replace it with a completely rebuilt unit that looks new for $99, right?!

Garmin | Out of Warranty...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-16, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,877
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i use 44cm bars, but i have really wide shoulders...

i use 44cm bars, but i have really wide shoulders and should really be using 46cm bars. for me, the problem with 46's is that most 46cm bars usually really bad bends in the drops and a noticeably...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-16, 11:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,979
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

get the 105 bike, and put the money you save...

get the 105 bike, and put the money you save towards a nice set of wheels, which will be a much better upgrade than "upgrading" to Ultegra...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,355
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i would definitely agree that when a new Garmin...

i would definitely agree that when a new Garmin hits the shelves, it's usually a hot mess as far as software bugs go. i don't know if i would necessarily say that the 1000 is at it's end of life, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

don't get me wrong, i'm not saying that he should...

don't get me wrong, i'm not saying that he should slam it and put 20mm of spacers above the stem, but the OP only wanted to put one 5mm spacer above the stem. it's just one of those things you can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

all top caps are not the same, and Cannondale...

all top caps are not the same, and Cannondale uses a pretty long top cap. so you can usually get away with a 5mm or even a 10mm spacer over it and it will be fine, as long as everything is torqued...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i would personally cut as little of the steerer...

i would personally cut as little of the steerer tube off as possible,within reason of course, cause there's no integrity difference whether you have spacers on top of the stem or not. also, having a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,313
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

bottom line, someone 450 pounds shouldn't be on a...

bottom line, someone 450 pounds shouldn't be on a road bike, they should be on a freakin' spin bike at a gym sweating their ass off... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,502
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

the regular Garmin heart rate strap and their Tri...

the regular Garmin heart rate strap and their Tri heart rate straps (they make one specifically for running and one specific for swimming) are completely different units...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

i've had nothing but great experiences with...

i've had nothing but great experiences with Merlin. i ordered a wheelset, bars and stem from them 2 years ago on a Wednesday afternoon, and the delivery was at my front door that Friday morning, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-16, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

thick padding will usually work against you,...

thick padding will usually work against you, whether it be shorts or saddles or gloves...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-16, 05:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,960
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

it's good, i used to use it a log time ago, but...

it's good, i used to use it a log time ago, but just be aware that it has an expiration date on it most likely because of the menthol it contains...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-16, 05:07 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 28,006
Posted By FIVE ONE SIX

it just blows my mind that whenever a group of...

it just blows my mind that whenever a group of cyclists stop on a ride to get a bite to eat, they almost always stop and get bagels, which are one of the worst foods you can eat...
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