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Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By adimp

Thanks guys for all your input. Right now I just...

Thanks guys for all your input. Right now I just changed from a 100mm to a 90mm stem and I am using Deda Newton Anatomic bars right now and I love the drop (142mm).. It's just the reach I'm trying...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By adimp

Gorgeous setup. I've finally narrowed it down to...

Gorgeous setup. I've finally narrowed it down to the Ergonova's and Deda Zero 100's ironically.. I'm wanting a shorter reach combined with a normal drop but I realize most if not all short reach...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By adimp

Awesome. Guys thanks a bunch

Awesome. Guys thanks a bunch
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By adimp

Anyone with 3T Ergonovas.. room to mount Crosstops?

I realize the tops are flat but I'm wondering if there is room on either side of area where stem clamps for Crosstops (I use them for riding around with daughter). Also, how do you like the bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By adimp

Those are actually two of the bars I was...

Those are actually two of the bars I was considering (in addition to Deda Newton Shallow, Ritchey WCS Curve...) Which bars did you prefer? thx
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By adimp

Thanks a bunch. Do they make a short reach bar...

Thanks a bunch. Do they make a short reach bar (around 70-75cm) with a normal drop (around 140 or so)?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By adimp

Need help on short reach (compact?) bars plz

I'm in need of a 90mm stem but it's hard to find one with 17 degree angle (so when flipped it is horizontal to my top tube)
So I'm thinking of just staying with the 100mm stem and going with shorter...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-12, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By adimp

Thanks guys for all your great input.

Thanks guys for all your great input.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-12, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By adimp

Which Brooks saddle is closest match to Toupe Ti 143?

I have the Toupe on my orange LeMond Sarthe (best saddle I've ridden by far). Went with silver Thomson accents (stem, seatpost, collar) and the black saddle and bar tape doesn't look right. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,054
Posted By adimp

Thanks a bunch! What's wrong with my bag? Gotta...

Thanks a bunch! What's wrong with my bag? Gotta have a place for stuff. Is it the way it's angled down? Or should I have taken it off for the pictures?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,054
Posted By adimp

Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,251,970
Posted By adimp

Thanks for the tip. I will definitely do that.

Thanks for the tip. I will definitely do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,251,970
Posted By adimp

Thanks! Yes it is True Temper Ox Platinum steel...

Thanks! Yes it is True Temper Ox Platinum steel tubing. I've bought (then sold) a number of bikes ('07 Litespeed Siena, Giant TCR, Look 555, 566, Jamis Aurora Elite, Lemond Poprad, Cervelo R3,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,251,970
Posted By adimp

Here is my 2005 LeMond Sarthe with Campagnolo...

Here is my 2005 LeMond Sarthe with Campagnolo Record carbon 10 gruppo, Eurus wheelset, FSA K-Force carbon bars.... It... Flies..238557
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By adimp

Ok to use Aluminum stem on Carbon bars?

Do I need to go with a carbon stem? Any input greatly appreciated. thx
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By adimp

Ok now the point which I'm afraid to admit to you...

Ok now the point which I'm afraid to admit to you guys... On my Sarthe, I will have all Record carbon components (Ultra Torque Carbon crankset, Ultra carbon shifters, black Record Ti brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By adimp

Thanks 55/Rad. Here's a link to the actual Ebay...

Thanks 55/Rad. Here's a link to the actual Ebay completed listing (black spokes). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By adimp

Thanks Jay-W, do you think I will notice a...

Thanks Jay-W, do you think I will notice a difference b/w the two wheelsets performance wise? The Fulcrum Racing 3's are used btw (bought on Ebay for $275 shipped).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By adimp

Thanks a bunch for your input valleycyclist. I...

Thanks a bunch for your input valleycyclist. I think that's the way I'm leaning. But will the Fulcrum wheels make me faster? climb better? I do like to ride hard and I do notice myself struggling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By adimp

I'm pretty set on keeping the Sarthe and selling...

I'm pretty set on keeping the Sarthe and selling the '06-07 Litespeed Siena (look for it on Ebay in the near future). Size ML (56cm). The Siena is faster, cuts through the wind better, and climbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By adimp

Help! Which wheelset? Open Pros (Record '05-'06 silver hubs) or Fulcrum Racing 3

I have been using the Open Pros on my Lemond Sarthe and now my '07 Litespeed Siena and have been flawless, but I came across the Fulcrum wheels for cheap. They should be arriving on Tuesday. I...
03-30-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By adimp

I bought them on Ebay slightly used. Thanks for...

I bought them on Ebay slightly used. Thanks for the advice. It seems there is conflicting advice regarding Loctite. I'm still trying to find the definitive answer.
03-29-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By adimp

Anyone? Please?

Anyone? Please?
03-27-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By adimp

Oh yeah, and regarding the crank bolt... Should I...

Oh yeah, and regarding the crank bolt... Should I grease as well? thx
03-27-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By adimp

Help! Installing Campy Ultra Torque Crankset...

Hi folks. I'm confused on a few things regarding the install (Centaur carbon crank).
1. BB cups- Grease or no grease? Loctite 222? If grease is the answer, how tight?
2. Crank bolt- How tight?...
Forum: Texas
03-01-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By adimp

Ok I know this is about a 2 year old post, but I...

Ok I know this is about a 2 year old post, but I know the best (safest) way to get from Memorial Park to Hershey park.. I live around Memorial at Briar Forest and have gone several different ways and...
02-17-11, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By adimp

Thanks for all your input, Scattered. I usually...

Thanks for all your input, Scattered. I usually bring my road bike to Hershey Park and notice a lot of mtb'ers. I'm wondering if the trails out there are suitable to ride with the cross bike? ...
02-17-11, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By adimp

...so what you're saying is.. No. I like a...

...so what you're saying is.. No. I like a little adventure in my life, but... dodging bullets and arrows...and alligators, or getting lost in the woods where my voice can't be heard for miles??? ...
02-16-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By adimp

Bumping this thread so I can get more input. ...

Bumping this thread so I can get more input. Does anyone know where to ride cyclocross in Houston area without joining a race? Thanks a bunch!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By adimp

I pretty much share your measurements (5'10"...

I pretty much share your measurements (5'10" 30.5" inseam). Lemond bikes have longer top tubes for longer torsos. I got a Lemond Sarthe 55 cm and it is the perfect bike for me. Also have a Poprad...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,795
Posted By adimp

Smell the urine again.. If you can't smell...

Smell the urine again.. If you can't smell ammonia, get second opinion from wife and kids.. If still no trace of ammonia, smell closer.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By adimp

T minus 1 hour 15 minutes to end of auction. ...

T minus 1 hour 15 minutes to end of auction. $2550
05-15-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By adimp

Have a Poprad.. Anywhere in Houston to ride cross?

In order to do cyclocross, do I have to enter in a race?? Can't I just practice somewhere? If so, is there anywhere in Houston I can practice without entering in a race and making an ass out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By adimp

Comfort? You have a saddle smashing your junk...

Comfort? You have a saddle smashing your junk for Chrissakes
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By adimp

Serious international bidders will be considered,...

Serious international bidders will be considered, so I'd like to put my FINAL number at $3200. Whoever is closest can pat themselves on the back.

$3200 is final ending price of auction before...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By adimp

yeah he just edited the listing

yeah he just edited the listing
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By adimp

Over/Under for ending price of this auction...

http://cgi.ebay.com/NOS-1993-Bridgestone-XO-1-59cm-Rivendell-Fans-Rejoice-/300424850980?cmd=ViewItem&pt=Mountain_Bikes&hash=item45f2b76e24

$2500? I have a feeling someone is going to way overpay...
04-30-10, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By adimp

What affects handling/cornering the most?

I just got a Lemond Poprad (I also have a Lemond Sarthe road bike) .. both orange :) couldn't help myself. Anyway, I know I can't compare the ride qualities of a road bike to a cross bike. But...
04-20-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By adimp

Lemond saddle

I have this saddle which I plan on keeping with my orange '05 Sarthe. World championship colors stripe along with Lemond logo are stitched into the leather. Perfect condition aside from one small...
04-14-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,104
Posted By adimp

I had a 2008 Aurora Elite because at the time, it...

I had a 2008 Aurora Elite because at the time, it was the most comfortable bike (both fit and ride quality) I've ever ridden. Twitchy at higher speeds and slow, but would be a great long distance...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By adimp

Thanks for the tip! Do you have a specific...

Thanks for the tip! Do you have a specific product in mind, and is it safe for the clear coat? Thanks again.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By adimp

The middle of top tube has slight discoloration...

The middle of top tube has slight discoloration of paint from a rusty chain wrapped around it. It rides really well. shifts smoothly with no slipping. Thanks
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By adimp

Maruishi RX-7 Road Ace w/ Ishiwata tubing, 105 components.

It's about a 56 cm frame. Shimano 105 components (hubs, brakes, brake calipers, index shifters, derailleurs, pedals), Araya rims, Vetta saddle.. Everything is pretty much stock except the brand new...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,186
Posted By adimp

I don't think I'm actually pushing with my heel,...

I don't think I'm actually pushing with my heel, just feeling like I am so as to (as you said) spread pressure across the whole foot. It seemingly should prevent knee problems by engaging the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 09:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,186
Posted By adimp

Great.. after overanalyzing what color Superfeet...

Great.. after overanalyzing what color Superfeet insole to get (blue or gray) I was wrong all along. The blue ones DO make the shoes a bit tighter while giving arch support. Guess I'll throw them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,186
Posted By adimp

I havent read this yet.. is this your 1st pair of...

I havent read this yet.. is this your 1st pair of shoes ever? or you had the problem with other brands before?
I'm new to cycling (3 months or so). A friend of mine is experienced cyclist. All...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,186
Posted By adimp

Thanks. Yes they do have float.

Thanks. Yes they do have float.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,186
Posted By adimp

I guess I don't want to give up on the Genius 6.6...

I guess I don't want to give up on the Genius 6.6 because they really fit like a glove. It's weird but when I ride on my trainer, I get no pain, but when I go for a ride (Houston- Terry Hershey...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,186
Posted By adimp

Cool.. thanks. The guy at my Performance Bike...

Cool.. thanks. The guy at my Performance Bike recommended not skimping on the shoes since they last for years and will save upgrading in the future. I don't disagree with his reasoning, but I think...
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