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Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-17, 01:41 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,503
Posted By roca rule

Have you tried bike-components.de I ordered my...

Have you tried bike-components.de I ordered my elite Drivo from them when bike discount wouldn't ship it to the U.S.
I paid $990 including shipping vs the $1300 I would've paid from a U.S. retailer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,999
Posted By roca rule

It would depend on the racer. A climber might...

It would depend on the racer. A climber might enjoy Southern California since there are higher chances of racing in some nice climbs. On the other hand eastern cities with higher population can...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-17, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By roca rule

You know it's possible to buy a second hand quarq...

You know it's possible to buy a second hand quarq for $100 more right. That would be my choice the the power tap then the 4iiii
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By roca rule

because they aren't that comfortable after about...

because they aren't that comfortable after about 30-60 minutes of riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,999
Posted By roca rule

That is a lot of glue and depending on the...

That is a lot of glue and depending on the temperature 24 hours might've too little for it to dry off. I never had the problem you mentioned. I usually only use 1 tube of glue per rim and let it cure...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By roca rule

not al diamondas are gem quality. diamonds are...

not al diamondas are gem quality. diamonds are expensive because among other things they are hard to cut and polish.

Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-17, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,590
Posted By roca rule

to the op vittoria's run a bit smaller than their...

to the op vittoria's run a bit smaller than their advertised width at pressures 90-100psi. I have not used veliflex tubulars.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-17, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,590
Posted By roca rule

depends on the brand and the pressure you inflate...

depends on the brand and the pressure you inflate the tires. since there is no wall the re is a bit more room fro expansion on tubulars.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 11:05 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 10,519
Posted By roca rule

a couple of months ago i purchased an elite drivo...

a couple of months ago i purchased an elite drivo for $980 including shipping (UsS price for the drivo is 1300 plus shipping or taxes) to the us from bike-components.de by taking advantage of their...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-17, 12:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,362
Posted By roca rule

wrong scott addict and cr1 -900grams My look...

wrong
scott addict and cr1 -900grams
My look 595in size 54 2008 came in at a little 1000grams with an integrated seat post
orcas were about 900grams in 54cm
my ridley helium was 920grams with an...
02-06-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,949
Posted By roca rule

This is anecdotal at best, but when in college I...

This is anecdotal at best, but when in college I had a similar question about protein vs carbs vs fats
Both high carb and high fat foods cab satiate my hunger effectively and protein doesn't at all....
02-06-17, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By roca rule

Just completed my first 20 mile ride on zwift, I...

Just completed my first 20 mile ride on zwift, I did get a mat a cheap $12 mat from the home depot and the bike only moved a couple of inches. I have not set up a fan but I will once I figure out the...
02-06-17, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By roca rule

Just completed my first 20 mile ride on zwift, I...

Just completed my first 20 mile ride on zwift, I did get a mat a cheap $12 mat from the home depot and the bike only moved a couple of inches. I have not set up a fan but I will once I figure out the...
02-04-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By roca rule

Probably all three factors affect me in the time...

Probably all three factors affect me in the time I ride I do sweat a lot, and pedaling in one place does get to me. Outdoors I'm able to ride for hours at a slow pace (15mph for 80-100 miles), but...
02-04-17, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By roca rule

Getting used to the great indoors, and I need some advice.

So I started training indoors and I'm barely getting the hang of it. I've tried ftp tests twice and I've yet to finish them.
I've narrowed the causes or factors that contribute and I would like to...
02-04-17, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,798
Posted By roca rule

from what I've read, only the wahoo products...

from what I've read, only the wahoo products change resistance over BTE.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-17, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18,875
Views: 3,809,811
Posted By roca rule

Getting in shape is the name of the game will be...

Getting in shape is the name of the game will be my mission this year
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e37/roca-rule/IMAG2719_zpsz4rmdhkg.jpg...
12-18-16, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By roca rule

How are you liking it? I just took the plunge and...

How are you liking it? I just took the plunge and got one but its coming from germany and it will take a while to get here. any tips to get the best out of it?
10-17-16, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By roca rule

Are you sure it's the crank?

Are you sure it's the crank?
10-15-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By roca rule

this might not help, but a month ago i purchased...

this might not help, but a month ago i purchased a used red derailleur and gave me problem with shifting. i tried chanching the curve of the last piece of housing, different tension even different...
10-15-16, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By roca rule

a new chain is within my budget. i actually have...

a new chain is within my budget. i actually have 2kmc chains layin around. note that this set up will be exclusively for climbs over an hour long.
10-13-16, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By roca rule

Now that would be my next question can a sram red...

Now that would be my next question can a sram red (2013) derailleur take something like a 30t cassette?
10-13-16, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By roca rule

I don't think my derailleur can take a 30 or 32...

I don't think my derailleur can take a 30 or 32 cassette.
10-13-16, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By roca rule

current set up is a standard "standard 53/39" as...

current set up is a standard "standard 53/39" as far as cassette i'm running a sram 11-28 red cassette.
10-13-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By roca rule

fsa mismatched rings performance question

Currently I'm riding a bh evo 2013 model, with a matching fsa 386 evo srm with a 130bcd. Now for 90% of my riding this sufices, but i think a compact (economically not an option to get an srm in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 413,570
Posted By roca rule

here is mine. i got the frame second hand,...

here is mine. i got the frame second hand, slapped on red components that i had on my other frame and some reynolds assaults and here we are just under...
Forum: For Sale
08-28-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By roca rule

Sram red cassette

I'm interested in the 11-28 cassette. Could you let me know if you accept PayPal and what is the shipping cost to Pico Rivera California.
Thanks in advance.
12-14-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,105
Posted By roca rule

See the thing about the op's bike its that those...

See the thing about the op's bike its that those are standard components carbon crank, levers and post are not outrageous. Carbon on those parts is default, now a bike with carbon rims, brake...
Forum: Foo
12-13-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,345
Posted By roca rule

So true I am Mexican and most of the hispanics...

So true I am Mexican and most of the hispanics that feel really "brown to the bone" are an embarrassment cause for mostly everyone, same goes for most of the white supremacists.
12-08-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By roca rule

East Los Angeles clean? Cleaner than Tijuana yes,...

East Los Angeles clean? Cleaner than Tijuana yes, but that is fast from fairly clean. Safer that Tijuana but still not safe enough
12-07-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By roca rule

is that tijuana or east los angeles?

is that tijuana or east los angeles?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-12, 02:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,653
Posted By roca rule

It is not the shoe but the locking mechanism that...

It is not the shoe but the locking mechanism that some racers do not like. Mtb pedals are made for easy disengagement.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,653
Posted By roca rule

sorry no experience with blue burger place....

sorry no experience with blue burger place. thread on a stiff sole shoe will not give you great traction on a wet or slippery floor, although it might be better than spd-sls. mountain cleats are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,653
Posted By roca rule

The only downside to spd pedals in my opinion is...

The only downside to spd pedals in my opinion is their locking mechanism, it its not as secure as spd-sl our look keo systems. They do allow you to walk on them paired with the right shoe, but a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,446
Posted By roca rule

I think everybody here is overestimating a 5...

I think everybody here is overestimating a 5 minute climb. If the op wants to be the kom here he needs to go anaerobic there is no way around it. It its just a 5 minute time trial nothing more on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,446
Posted By roca rule

I don't know about this hill. I would say that it...

I don't know about this hill. I would say that it is not steep or long enough to justify standing. The way that I would do it is:
Start with some momentum. If you have a flat before ramp your speed...
11-23-12, 03:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By roca rule

http://app.strava.com/activities/29058395 This...

http://app.strava.com/activities/29058395
This was my ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,863
Posted By roca rule

I bet it was an Asian kind.

I bet it was an Asian kind.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,863
Posted By roca rule

L.m.a.o.l.

L.m.a.o.l.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,740
Posted By roca rule

How does one remove that water bottle?

How does one remove that water bottle?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,997
Posted By roca rule

Vittorias usually have removable valve cores,...

Vittorias usually have removable valve cores, remember tubular tires only mount on tubular specific rims. Xx cycle from France has them cheaper.
10-28-12, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By roca rule

that is not a dog treat, but road usage tax.

that is not a dog treat, but road usage tax.
10-28-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By roca rule

when did you see him? day and hour i saw...

when did you see him? day and hour
i saw him/picked him up saturday at 5:30-6, but i had been waiting for animal control since 3. i decide to pick him up because he might have caused an accident to...
10-28-12, 10:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,661
Posted By roca rule

wow you guys are hardcore. i have never ride...

wow you guys are hardcore. i have never ride above 6000 ft. this is my most recent recorded effort
http://app.strava.com/rides/25516974
10-28-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By roca rule

well there were not any cabins or camp grounds...

well there were not any cabins or camp grounds closer than 4 miles. if he does belong to a resident, why was it left for more than a couple of days out there? we asked at the store at the top and...
10-28-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By roca rule

He is s bit stressed but I was able to walk him...

He is s bit stressed but I was able to walk him around my block with out him trying to pick fights. He actually seems interested in playing with other dogs. The dog seems like they took care of him,...
10-28-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By roca rule

This is the dog

This is the dog
10-28-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By roca rule

lost dog

so i drove up my parents to crystal lake for a hike ( that was my plan), but on my way to the top about 2-4 miles from the lake there was this big rottweiler dog just laying on the middle of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,997
Posted By roca rule

xxcycle.com Has them cheaper

xxcycle.com Has them cheaper
10-08-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By roca rule

Thanks I am starting from Pico Rivera By...

Thanks I am starting from Pico Rivera
By Whittier Blvd and the 605 freeway.
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