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Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,450
Posted By JmanEspresso

A lot of new stuff gets announced or even...

A lot of new stuff gets announced or even launched right around the Tour de France.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,377
Posted By JmanEspresso

I really dont care which standard "they" pick.. ...

I really dont care which standard "they" pick..

I just want there to be one. an actual "standard". I could even live with two. A threaded option and a pressfit option. English/Italian...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,993
Posted By JmanEspresso

Pinarello Dogma K8-S Disk, Campy Super Record...

Pinarello Dogma K8-S Disk, Campy Super Record EPS, Campy Bora Ultra Wheels, Or Enve 4.5s laced to Chris King hubs. Black and White or Black and Red.

OR

Bianchi Specialissma, full Campy Super...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By JmanEspresso

I have a 105 Carbon Synapse, really couldnt be...

I have a 105 Carbon Synapse, really couldnt be happier with the bike. Mine has mechanical rim brakes, 105s.

Honestly, ride them both. See if the shop will let you take them for a bit of a ride,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-16, 01:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,314
Posted By JmanEspresso

Id say that, if you dont need mapping past a...

Id say that, if you dont need mapping past a pre-loaded course breadcrumb trail, and you dont need power meter compatibility, then the new garmin edge 25 does everything you need, and has Ant+ for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,350,065
Posted By JmanEspresso

Very nice. Not easy to make the saddle and bar...

Very nice. Not easy to make the saddle and bar tape work, but Id say it def works here.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-15, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By JmanEspresso

On the easy stages they run those gears, yes. ...

On the easy stages they run those gears, yes. They need to fly down roads at 60kph, so 53-11 is needed.

But when they're hitting the big climbs, PLENTY of riders in the peloton will switch to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,059
Posted By JmanEspresso

Thats fine. Not trying to make ya :)

Thats fine. Not trying to make ya :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,059
Posted By JmanEspresso

If it was a morning ride, then I likely did it on...

If it was a morning ride, then I likely did it on a empty stomach, so, breakfast and coffee. Breakfast is usually two eggs, two pieces of whole grain bread, protein shake, and however much fruit I...
06-14-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,165
Posted By JmanEspresso

Out on the road bike, I wear my jersey and padded...

Out on the road bike, I wear my jersey and padded shorts. I wouldnt ride anything but a casual errand run around town, without padded shorts. NOT a chance in hell. And the jersey, well, thats...
06-14-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 71,183
Posted By JmanEspresso

Personally Im wanting to see Contador take the...

Personally Im wanting to see Contador take the win, but realistically, Id say its anyones game between Nibali, Froome, Contador. Couple other guys in there will definitely challenge them, but, again...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,945
Posted By JmanEspresso

Endurance bikes are not noob bikes, and Ive never...

Endurance bikes are not noob bikes, and Ive never seen them marketed as such, personally.

If you watch pro cycling, you'll see endurance bikes in the pro peloton, especially at Paris-Roubaix, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 11:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,944
Posted By JmanEspresso

I personally went the mtn pedal route. Figured...

I personally went the mtn pedal route. Figured since Im not racing, I didnt need the slight extra stiffness the road shoes usually offer, and the ability to get off the bike and walk into the store...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,896
Posted By JmanEspresso

Sorry, not familiar with the Lapierre. Cant...

Sorry, not familiar with the Lapierre. Cant comment on it either way.

One thing to keep in mind, if the shop is a certain brands dealer, what they have in the shop is usually just the popular...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,023
Posted By JmanEspresso

I have this Fizik bag, and I quite like it. I...

I have this Fizik bag, and I quite like it. I have the medium, not the small.. and its still a small bag in the scheme of things.

Fi'zi:k Saddle Pa:k - Seat Bags | Competitive Cyclist...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,289
Posted By JmanEspresso

Heres another thought.. Is this your first bike?...

Heres another thought.. Is this your first bike? or, along with that, can you work on your own bike?

If you cant work on your own bike, having the backup of a bike shop is very helpful.. and not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,896
Posted By JmanEspresso

Since no one mentioned I dont think.. If you...

Since no one mentioned I dont think..

If you have Cannondale available to you, the Synapse Aluminum 105 Disc should tick most if not all of your boxes. Its ~1500 retail. The Synapse wins some...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,289
Posted By JmanEspresso

As an owner of the Synapse Carbon 5, Ill offer my...

As an owner of the Synapse Carbon 5, Ill offer my 2c.

The synapse is an awesome bike if you are looking for a sportive/enduro geometry bike. When I was buying, I mostly tested those types of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 75,612
Posted By JmanEspresso

I think you're looking for there to be a hard cut...

I think you're looking for there to be a hard cut line in between these different bikes and different disciplines.


If the Roubaix is the a bike which you could put a slightly fatter tire on and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By JmanEspresso

I have a set of Crank Brother Candy 3's. Bought...

I have a set of Crank Brother Candy 3's. Bought on suggestion from my best friend, very happy with them.

My shoes are a pair of Fizik M5. Extremely happy with these as well.

went with mtn...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-14, 05:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,707
Posted By JmanEspresso

Hope you heal up back to 100% and all works out. ...

Hope you heal up back to 100% and all works out.

Im with you in thinking this is just one those things which can happen. I know if it happened to me, a young guy, Im sure people in my life would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By JmanEspresso

Ive been test riding a bunch of bikes lately, and...

Ive been test riding a bunch of bikes lately, and those two are very high on my list.


Out of your questions, I can only answer about the aluminum vs carbon.. It seemed to me, the carbon was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,910
Posted By JmanEspresso

I dont disagree at all.

I dont disagree at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,910
Posted By JmanEspresso

I second adding a new saddle into the overall...

I second adding a new saddle into the overall accesories budget. And my personal suggestion, is to not skip out on buying cycling shorts. Not everyone wears cycling shorts with the padded chamois...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,910
Posted By JmanEspresso

Pretty sure what the suggested method would be,...

Pretty sure what the suggested method would be, is something like this:

-Figure out your budget
-define what type of riding you want to do
-locate all of the local bike shops that you're willing...
08-17-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,916
Posted By JmanEspresso

Saddle shape is different for everyone. One with...

Saddle shape is different for everyone. One with cutouts might be like sitting on a rusty pole to one guy, and to the next guy, it disapears beneath him as if he were sitting on a tempurpedic bed.
...
08-11-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,190
Posted By JmanEspresso

I recently went on a trip to the outer banks,...

I recently went on a trip to the outer banks, from NY. I was surprised at how many trucks/SUVs I saw with bikes simply strapped to the roof.

I mean, a bike rack is such a common thing in todays...
08-10-14, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 60,670
Posted By JmanEspresso

Its mostly an aesthetic thing. I like the...

Its mostly an aesthetic thing. I like the cleaner look.

Unlike a lot of the newer audi's, which have a spot molded into the grill for the plate to sit, mine is different. My car, to mount a US...
08-10-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 60,670
Posted By JmanEspresso

On my truck, I either have a bike rack, or a...

On my truck, I either have a bike rack, or a hitch shelf installed, all the time. You basically never can see my plate. Been like this for years, and Ive been pulled over plenty of times for...
08-09-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By JmanEspresso

I weigh more than you, and did a fair bit of...

I weigh more than you, and did a fair bit of research on weight limits and such before buying one of my bikes, and still now, shoping for another.

The owner of the top notch LBS in my area(best...
08-09-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 60,590
Posted By JmanEspresso

My hybrid decision was narrowed down to a handful...

My hybrid decision was narrowed down to a handful of bikes from the local shops...

Trek FX 7.4 Disc
Trek 8.4 DS

Specialized Crosstrail Sport Disc

Cannondale Quick SL2
Cannondale Quick CX3
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,164
Posted By JmanEspresso

Yeah the 120minute is actually quite a variable...

Yeah the 120minute is actually quite a variable beer.

It can range in alcohol content from 12%, to as high as 21% Ive heard. All of the "Minute" IPAs from Dogfish, correlate the Alcohol content...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,164
Posted By JmanEspresso

Since getting into craft beer a couple years ago,...

Since getting into craft beer a couple years ago, Ive tried what I consider to be my fair share of beers. I never did like the usual Bud Light or Michelob before that, so craft beer was a nice...
07-18-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,037
Posted By JmanEspresso

When I was shopping and deciding, I had thoughts...

When I was shopping and deciding, I had thoughts in my head of hitting the local, simple, dirt trails frequently, as a change up from the main road rides. I was afraid that I would miss out on all...
07-14-14, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,280
Posted By JmanEspresso

The Trek 8.3DS was the big I was planning on...

The Trek 8.3DS was the big I was planning on getting at first.

HAd my eyes on the 8.4 as well, for the upgrade to hydraulic disc brakes over mechs, but the bikes otherwise were good IMO.

But...
07-04-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,196
Posted By JmanEspresso

Im new round these parts, but not new to forums...

Im new round these parts, but not new to forums based on hobbies Im interested in. Finding the right forum is the first thing I do online when checking out a new interest or hobby.

Seems like a...
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