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03-18-14, 12:52 PM
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Posted By spazegun2213

You'll be required to take a Velodrome class if...

You'll be required to take a Velodrome class if you buy that thing ;) seriously though, riding that bike on the street is not NEARLY as much fun as taking it to the track in balboa.

True track...
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Posted By spazegun2213

That is very pretty... and is yet another brand...

That is very pretty... and is yet another brand I've never heard of...


off to the googlez!
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Posted By spazegun2213

Could you post a link to these books you speak...

Could you post a link to these books you speak of??

TIA
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Posted By spazegun2213

I just ordered the Wahoo Cadence, and HRM so I'm...

I just ordered the Wahoo Cadence, and HRM so I'm hoping those will help a little. My track bike is currently computerless and its been nice not worrying about any of that nonsense I've had on the...
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Posted By spazegun2213

Training plans for one

So after only riding 1/2 the year in 2013 due to work and travel I'd actually like to accomplish some of my goals this year. I want to focus on my track riding because that is where I have the most...
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Posted By spazegun2213

they are great starter bikes. The only "downside"...

they are great starter bikes. The only "downside" to them is the skinny Chainring, chain and rear gear (both are 3/32"). Most track stuff is 1/8" for all of that. That being said, unless you are...
07-10-13, 09:07 AM
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Posted By spazegun2213

I have a GSIII so it should be supported by nRF,...

I have a GSIII so it should be supported by nRF, and some people are using sensors already (as stated on the review section) so I'm hopeful it "will work." However. I'm finding that there is just a...
07-09-13, 12:47 PM
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Posted By spazegun2213

Android and Bluetooth 4.0 sensors

Is anyone here using Bluetooth 4.0 sensors with an android phone? I'm looking into creating a setup similar to the Wahoo bike setup...
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Views: 71,369
Posted By spazegun2213

Race report from friday: Durward, Jackie's...

Race report from friday:
Durward, Jackie's husband, raced with us. I guess they both got into cycling 1-2 years ago to lose a little weight and she started racing. He started going to her races, and...
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Posted By spazegun2213

While I don't want to take anything away from her...

While I don't want to take anything away from her family so I'm only going to say that there was a serious head injury as a result of her fall.

This is absolutely tragic and even her co-workers...
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Posted By spazegun2213

interesting, there is an occasional womens race...

interesting, there is an occasional womens race on tuesday nights (when the A's and B's race) but on Fridays everyone races together. Yea, you got the short end of that stick, them being content and...
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Posted By spazegun2213

I agree with Carleton here, You'll probably have...

I agree with Carleton here, You'll probably have to look at speed/time/distance/power and to see what exactly is happening. Speed and gearing only tell you a little bit of the problem. I used to do a...
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Posted By spazegun2213

for the few of us that have no clue what you all...

for the few of us that have no clue what you all are talking about. Can someone explain? do you all have to hold the pump adapter onto the valve so it does not pop off the valve? or is it something...
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Posted By spazegun2213

Flatballer, is your D's field men and women? ours...

Flatballer, is your D's field men and women? ours is and we race against everyone. But I can understand that 3 people in D's is quite challenging in terms of ability.

My friday night went...
Forum: Triathlon
06-13-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By spazegun2213

beginner gear and transitions....

Hey all, I'm thinking about signing up for a sprint tri (5oom, 8mi, 5k) in September and I'm doing a little research. While training, gear, and lots of other topics have been covered I'm having a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 02:51 PM
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Posted By spazegun2213

http://www.theclymb.com/ had attacks for...

http://www.theclymb.com/

had attacks for $40 a few weeks ago. I picked up a Blue in Large, and its alright. I wish it was a little more of a racey cut. But theclymb has good deals every once and...
06-12-13, 03:44 PM
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Posted By spazegun2213

nah man, why would he do that when he can post...

nah man, why would he do that when he can post here about it? :p
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Posted By spazegun2213

yea, I'd assume on longer tracks, lapping the...

yea, I'd assume on longer tracks, lapping the field is a lot harder..... but man, nearly made it with 1.5 to go... WOW!
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Posted By spazegun2213

Thanks for the info guys.... Clearly today is a...

Thanks for the info guys.... Clearly today is a virtual monday, because I do remember the -20 point rule... The double dipping is VERY interesting though. If only I had legs like carleton... I'd try...
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Posted By spazegun2213

Just seems weird to me. Then again, I'm so new...

Just seems weird to me. Then again, I'm so new I've yet to see what type of tactics/skill/ridiculousness is needed to lap the field.



I mean, 25 seconds is still a lot.... but I see your...
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Posted By spazegun2213

is that normal? that seems a little shocking to...

is that normal? that seems a little shocking to me that on the world level, that 2 people can be SO much better than the rest. While I realize they could have worked together and the rest may have...
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Views: 690
Posted By spazegun2213

I remember reading about Zipp, boyd and other...

I remember reading about Zipp, boyd and other carbon wheel makers having amazing customer service... I cant imagine trying to get a replacement from china, or how long that would take....
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Views: 690
Posted By spazegun2213

The reason I was looking is I was chatting with a...

The reason I was looking is I was chatting with a crit racer that has 1.5 years of riding/racing on a set of china special 80mm wheels. NEver had a problem with them (and just ordered another set).
...
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Views: 690
Posted By spazegun2213

keeping disc and spoked wheels true

While this may seem like a stupid question, I got to wondering last night how one keeps a disc and spoked wheels true? is it a non issue? or are there "spokes" you can tighten and loosen to achieve...
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Posted By spazegun2213

so what are you getting now?

so what are you getting now?
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Posted By spazegun2213

Np, we all have those days/weeks/years. All we...

Np, we all have those days/weeks/years. All we can do is our best, so good luck (especially with that relationship ;)) just remind them to kick you out of the house every once and a while with your...
06-04-13, 05:29 PM
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Posted By spazegun2213

What are the specs on those wheels and where did...

What are the specs on those wheels and where did you get them?
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Views: 1,814
Posted By spazegun2213

clearly I need to learn how to add before I...

clearly I need to learn how to add before I accuse others of not knowing, lol!

I still stand behind what I said though, .6lbs is not a lot of weight.
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Posted By spazegun2213

Dude, you are a haus... this is how I read your...

Dude, you are a haus... this is how I read your excuses



:lol:

In all seriousness its life, do what you can.
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Posted By spazegun2213

I just noticed that you have only one tire and...

I just noticed that you have only one tire and tube for the clinchers, vs 2 on your tubulars. Are the clinchers really that light (eg is 140g for both)? if you forgot to add another tire and tube,...
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Posted By spazegun2213

Friday was had some amazing ups and downs. I have...

Friday was had some amazing ups and downs. I have very little strategy when it comes to shorter races, so I've decided to go out and take the first few points and mix things up a bit. Gives me 1)...
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Posted By spazegun2213

While I have little mathematical proof to back me...

While I have little mathematical proof to back me up, I feel like .7lbs is not going to be noticeable unless you are in the top 99% of athletes. That being said, you might feel the rigidity of the...
Replies: 35
Views: 5,098
Posted By spazegun2213

What is your Kilo time? While I don't want to...

What is your Kilo time? While I don't want to turn this into a d*ck measuring contest, I'm always really surprise when I hear of people's times. One of the guys that runs my friday night races, is a...
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Posted By spazegun2213

+1 on both of these. While I have only a...

+1 on both of these.

While I have only a little training, I have noticed that the ONLY time I want to be the lead in sprinters lane is 1) at the start to a short points race (eg, when I know I can...
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Posted By spazegun2213

Last friday I raced again at the velodrome. It...

Last friday I raced again at the velodrome. It had been a really bad week at work for me, so I was just hoping to survive the races. I had finally put on the 50t ring to move up to a 90" gear. Both...
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Views: 71,369
Posted By spazegun2213

Agreed, I'm noticing that I'm not as fit as some...

Agreed, I'm noticing that I'm not as fit as some of the other guys and that is a serious problem. I'm also seriously limiting myself running a TINY gear, so this week I think I'm going to put on a...
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Posted By spazegun2213

Yea, you were SUPER fast! As a real d I'm glad...

Yea, you were SUPER fast! As a real d I'm glad you moved up, lol!

my report from friday:


The burnout paceline was moto led, and turned into a complete cluster with 40+ people behind it. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By spazegun2213

I agree here, listen to the LBS, which as he...

I agree here, listen to the LBS, which as he clearly stated in the OP that he'd like a 61. Since he is also looking for a Halo bike, if it happened to be ill fitting, he could toss that sucker up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By spazegun2213

thanks for all the info. Sure a frame is really...

thanks for all the info. Sure a frame is really all I need, but I've yet to see a carbon frame on ebay/CL for $800 alone (I'm also a 60-61, so its a small market for frames that big). I figure I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By spazegun2213

The cult of carbon? Worth it?

You know how most of the time when something is too good to be true is usually is? Well, this may be the case, but I figure I'd ask you all about it. With My Allez needing a new frame I contacted a...
Replies: 44
Views: 1,507
Posted By spazegun2213

Since this is my first real season I want to: ...

Since this is my first real season I want to:
1) ride in friday night races (D's and C's) until I am fast enough to
2) Move up into the tuesday night races (a-c) and not get my ass handed to me.....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 09:04 AM
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Views: 1,346
Posted By spazegun2213

Dear specialized, your warranty rocks (and upgrade questions)

I've been on this forum since just after purchasing a new 2003 Allez Sport. I bought it from the local bike shop in the town I was going to school in. It was the biggest purchase I had made in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By spazegun2213

So I take it no one just sells the holders? man...

So I take it no one just sells the holders? man that sucks!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By spazegun2213

Shimano Brake Cartridge's

Does anyone sell just the Shimano brake cartridges? Not the pad's, but what the pads actually mount to? I've seen a ton of stores/people that have cartridge's with pads but not just the cartridge's....
09-12-12, 09:57 AM
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Views: 4,015
Posted By spazegun2213

The Pinarello does not have brake mounts...

The Pinarello does not have brake mounts anywhere....FYI, its a track only frame, unless the OP swaps the fork.

I do love my Pinarello though..
09-05-12, 11:13 AM
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Posted By spazegun2213

Scrod, Why are FSA chainrings so cheap compared...

Scrod, Why are FSA chainrings so cheap compared to others? and are they any good for a real track bike? What would you recommend for a 50t 144bcd?

Thanks!
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Views: 1,930
Posted By spazegun2213

Here are a few things I'd recommend, but I'm not...

Here are a few things I'd recommend, but I'm not a national level sprinter so YMMV. 1) Staying in sprinters lane, I see as a huge problem for people for a few reasons, but I'm 90% sure its because...
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Views: 4,201
Posted By spazegun2213

It was a ton of fun and I'll be back for sure! I...

It was a ton of fun and I'll be back for sure! I figured the sprints made sure there were some faster people there, but it was still a ton of fun. I'm still getting faster and learning the ropes and...
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Posted By spazegun2213

Went down for the C/D races last friday night and...

Went down for the C/D races last friday night and had a blast. I was able to sign up without any problem for the C/D but due to my lack of experience the coordinator didn't let me compete in the...
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Views: 4,201
Posted By spazegun2213

Ended up racing with the C/D's however it was...

Ended up racing with the C/D's however it was more like lots of B's, a few fast C's and me.... lol. I was not able to compete in the sprints because of my lack of racing experience, but they run for...
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