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10-03-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,922
Posted By LGHT

I agree I got some older 23c wheels and tires for...

I agree I got some older 23c wheels and tires for my hybrid and it makes a HUGE difference over the 28's I ride on the dirt. I have a feeling smaller tires will not only make it just as fast it may...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,982
Posted By LGHT

Your overthinking it.. Remove the entire sticker...

Your overthinking it.. Remove the entire sticker and just purchase a new matte black style sticker of your choice and apply it. If you can't find anything already made just order a custom sticker...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,982
Posted By LGHT

I heated up my giro with a hair dryer and slowly...

I heated up my giro with a hair dryer and slowly peeled off the stickers with no fuss.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,564
Posted By LGHT

There is a local shop that has a "clinic" with...

There is a local shop that has a "clinic" with great trainers, power meters, and coaching. The program is $250 for 6 weeks twice a week and they do an initial evaluation at the first and last class....
09-30-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,058
Posted By LGHT

I have a few like the one in the first post and...

I have a few like the one in the first post and they are horrible. The lids are difficult to open and over time don't make a tight seal so you leak water as you ride.
09-30-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By LGHT

Wow horrible news to hear, but I always take the...

Wow horrible news to hear, but I always take the lane when riding down a certain street in my area that leads to a fwy entrance. I rather deal with the honking and fingers instead of getting cut off...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-16, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By LGHT

I would never date a girl that owned an iphone...

I would never date a girl that owned an iphone...
09-27-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,921
Posted By LGHT

I would never pay 40-50% of retail for a used 10...

I would never pay 40-50% of retail for a used 10 year old bike and I don't know anyone who would.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By LGHT

Looks cool, but I don't own an apple so I can't...

Looks cool, but I don't own an apple so I can't use it..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 31,102
Posted By LGHT

I wish there where more of these "mobile shops"...

I wish there where more of these "mobile shops" in my area. I love how they get rid of the overhead by having a B&M shop and pass on the savings, but buyer beware of the guy working out of his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,131
Posted By LGHT

If you do mark them take pictures and notify the...

If you do mark them take pictures and notify the city ASAP. I know a friend of a friend who was riding in SD hit a huge pothole and as a result had a seizure due to brain bleeding. Of course there...
09-21-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,222
Posted By LGHT

give him the chair!

give him the chair!
09-20-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,737
Posted By LGHT

I ride with puncture resistant tubes and don't...

I ride with puncture resistant tubes and don't worry about tires, flats, goats, lion's, tigers. Some say it adds resistance, but I'm not racing and will never really be that fast so it's not a huge...
09-19-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,839
Posted By LGHT

Wow now that's the only reason I would consider...

Wow now that's the only reason I would consider disk brakes!!
09-19-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,839
Posted By LGHT

Not a dentist, but I agree as I have my 2012...

Not a dentist, but I agree as I have my 2012 Tarmac with upgraded wheels, seat and look pedals up for sale after getting a new Roubiax (not 2017). I know I'm going to take a huge hit on the sale,...
09-19-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,839
Posted By LGHT

On a side note why are you going with the Tarmac...

On a side note why are you going with the Tarmac after testing the new Roubaix?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 250,921
Posted By LGHT

Sadly the new Roubaix isn't one of them.

Sadly the new Roubaix isn't one of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 250,921
Posted By LGHT

My feelings exactly. I got a new Roubaix because...

My feelings exactly. I got a new Roubaix because of the relaxed comfortable fit in a road bike. Like most I ride almost always on streets or mups and 99% of the time it's flat good to great...
09-19-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By LGHT

Well when we asked the doctor about it she said...

Well when we asked the doctor about it she said he's probably big and strong enough to ride and can more than likely keep his head up with the helmet on at 1 year, but the question is what if you...
09-15-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,709
Posted By LGHT

Thanks for the info I'm looking at a Gabba 2 for...

Thanks for the info I'm looking at a Gabba 2 for heavier use and the lighter one which I'll pass on is made in China. Looking at it further If I need a lighter jacket I'll just take the sleeves off...
09-15-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By LGHT

I don't have time to watch much live so a good...

I don't have time to watch much live so a good alternative has been downloading them at cyclingtorrents.nl Since I have a HTPC hoocked up to my big screen I just watch what I want when I want. They...
09-15-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,357
Posted By LGHT

Kinda getting back myself after riding 2-3 times...

Kinda getting back myself after riding 2-3 times a week a little over a year ago. Like you life changes, more working, and back problems. I got on the old tarmac a few times over the last few...
09-15-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By LGHT

I ride through there often and did last night. ...

I ride through there often and did last night. Looks like once it's implemented I'll have to start taking my fishing license with me in case I get stopped.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 250,921
Posted By LGHT

Waiting for the local bike shop to start...

Waiting for the local bike shop to start "renting" them so I can at least put 20+ miles on it AND beat it up on the bad roads to see what all the hype is about.

So although they are moving more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 250,921
Posted By LGHT

I agree. I used to ride a tarmac, but since I'm...

I agree. I used to ride a tarmac, but since I'm older at 46 it's was too racey and aggressive on my back after 20 miles so I got a 2016 Roubaix recently. I go it not because I ride cobbles or bad...
09-15-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,709
Posted By LGHT

Yeah that's what I thought. I don't see any...

Yeah that's what I thought. I don't see any point in paying 2-3 times MORE for an Italian Jersey that's "made in China" where the quality control is horrible and the end result is hit and miss.
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09-14-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,709
Posted By LGHT

I know there are a lot of "fakes" and I'm...

I know there are a lot of "fakes" and I'm wondering if this is one of them, but they won't disclose where there stuff is manufactured so even if it is legit I have a problem paying that much for a...
09-14-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,839
Posted By LGHT

Looks to be the same Chinese knock off carbon...

Looks to be the same Chinese knock off carbon wheels I'm getting from ebay soon. Only thing missing is the FFWD decals!
09-14-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,709
Posted By LGHT

Castelli where is it made?

I've never owned any Castelli, but I'm considering picking up a few jackets and the lighter weight ones seem to be "made in china" along with the jersey's. Not sure if they are cheap knockoffs, but...
09-14-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By LGHT

I've never owned any Castelli, but I'm...

I've never owned any Castelli, but I'm considering picking up a few jackets and the lighter weight ones seem to be "made in china" and the heavier ones are made in Macau. Not sure if they are just...
09-14-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,839
Posted By LGHT

Cyclist passes ferrari at 207mph!

Pretty cool setup. Although it's mechanical it's far from a motorcycle and is still considered a bike.. I would love to pull up to the line on that thing and run down a Ferrari on it!

Insane...
09-14-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,245
Posted By LGHT

I did exactly the same thing. However the next...

I did exactly the same thing. However the next time I rode I made it up my hill about 20 more yards, then 20 more then 20 more. It took me about 6 weeks and more then 10 attempts, but eventually I...
09-12-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By LGHT

Ok that's good to know. I waited until my son...

Ok that's good to know. I waited until my son was 18mo before putting him in the Chariot and I'm sure the wife isn't going to let the daughter in until at least that if not longer so I was hoping he...
09-09-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,762
Posted By LGHT

Did you charge a fee or barter? Like they say...

Did you charge a fee or barter? Like they say #$%#$, gas, or cash no one rides for FREE!!
09-09-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By LGHT

Great advice and exactly why I want a PM. I...

Great advice and exactly why I want a PM. I basically did the same thing over time by riding the same route 5 times and reviewed my HR on Strava on the tough climbs to determine my max HR on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,317
Posted By LGHT

I've never ridden long enough to need more than I...

I've never ridden long enough to need more than I can carry (4 bottles), but I have read someone who would take a few 2 gallon jugs and hide them half way through the route and he would essentially...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 250,921
Posted By LGHT

The new Roubaix’s numbers take around 30mm of...

The new Roubaix’s numbers take around 30mm of stack out, add 10mm to the reach and have shortened the head-tube to 190mm. The wheelbase is over 10mm shorter thanks to shorter chainstays, so the...
09-08-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By LGHT

I would reconsider I have this setup and just...

I would reconsider I have this setup and just about every cell phone made in the last 5 years has bluetooth built in. I can see my HR quickly and easily from my cell phone without having to take my...
09-08-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By LGHT

My daughter is due in Feb so once he's too big...

My daughter is due in Feb so once he's too big she will be in the back. How long did you ride with your son? He's almost 2, but a skinny little guy so isn't heavy which is great for the climbs, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,571
Posted By LGHT

It's not about being thrifty or buying a used...

It's not about being thrifty or buying a used bike from someone's garage. It's about willing to go out and look for a good deal on a new bike instead of being locked into 1 bike store who doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,084
Posted By LGHT

wow i've been shopping mono for several years. ...

wow i've been shopping mono for several years. don't know anything about carbon wheels are they any good?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,797
Posted By LGHT

wow I got some r3B's and there where made in...

wow I got some r3B's and there where made in italy, but they are a couple of years old.
08-31-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,158
Posted By LGHT

RIP.. I don't think anything will ever...

RIP..

I don't think anything will ever change because there is no reason for drivers to slow down and drive safely. There are no consequences if you run down and kill an innocent person because...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,571
Posted By LGHT

This pretty much sums it up. The sales guy seems...

This pretty much sums it up. The sales guy seems to think he's already made the "sale" and will never give you a break now because he knows he doesn't have to. Unless you realize this and start...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,719
Posted By LGHT

Pretty much. Don't be that guy that spends $1500...

Pretty much. Don't be that guy that spends $1500 on a new bike $500 on kits and gear ride it for 500 miles and let it sit in the garage and sells it on CL for $500. Ohh wait what city are you in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,719
Posted By LGHT

My first bike was a used 2007 Roubaix from a...

My first bike was a used 2007 Roubaix from a police auction. It costs $225, but had no wheels. $100 for wheels from ebay and I road it for a year and loved it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By LGHT

What one fits you better? I have a tarmac that I...

What one fits you better? I have a tarmac that I replaced with a 2015 Roubaix expert because it just fit me better. Not to mention it was on closeout for $1500.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,571
Posted By LGHT

The op wants a new bike because his current bike...

The op wants a new bike because his current bike is too heavy. Ok great what's better a heavier aluminum bike that weights 20-22lbs or a lighter carbon bike that weighs 16-18lbs. Giants only give...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,571
Posted By LGHT

A little confused. You want to buy 1 and only 1...

A little confused. You want to buy 1 and only 1 road bike that should last to replace your old heavy aluminum bike and your list of bikes are heavy aluminum road bikes with entry level components? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,964
Posted By LGHT

I agree far cheaper than the costs to the...

I agree far cheaper than the costs to the emergency room! I wonder why they aren't selling a lot or you don't see them selling maybe they are hot and uncomfortable?
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