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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Ok... so this one took awhile to finish......

Ok... so this one took awhile to finish... between work, family, etc... I have been using the first bike built... but needed to finish this one so that my son can join me in the rides. Well, finally...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

You can spec that when ordering. In my case I...

You can spec that when ordering. In my case I went with 100 mm stem. And bars are 420 mm wide.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 08:37 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

No more builds :twitchy: ... this will be the...

No more builds :twitchy: ... this will be the last one. Once done, first build goes to my son and I ride this one. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-17, 08:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

I am riding alone for now... everyone I know that...

I am riding alone for now... everyone I know that rides, their average speed is 18 mph and over... I don't want to be slowing them down. Once I have the ability to go 50 miles while maintaining a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Thank you :thumb: A few more things came...

Thank you :thumb:

A few more things came in... trying to decide what to go with as far as the handlebar... the handlebar for this stem has not arrived...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

What they said! Go for it!! We are all here to...

What they said! Go for it!! We are all here to help if you get stuck :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 02:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Can't argue there... those sure look nice :thumb:

Can't argue there... those sure look nice :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Tires also arrived... these came with the adapter...

Tires also arrived... these came with the adapter for the bottom bracket and the extra rear hanger that I had requested. All this goes to storage for now.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Yes... but not as nice as the original units. I...

Yes... but not as nice as the original units. I am guessing that if you have not seen the original ones, these would not look bad at all... but I did... so sticking with the ones I already have.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Baby steps, baby steps... getting there......

Baby steps, baby steps... getting there... started with just 5 miles, 10, 15... this weekend doing 20 miles rides... at first I was going about it in the wrong way, trying to maintain speed with no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,227
Posted By wachuko

I do not take anything but the phone with me......

I do not take anything but the phone with me... that is it... these bands look cool and serve a good purpose. I ordered one for me and one for my son.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Thank you! On the chain breaker, the one on...

Thank you!

On the chain breaker, the one on my first build has the chain breaker... not this one. I also carry a chain pin and a chain quick link... so ready for anything.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 22,525
Posted By wachuko

Following in the top-level racing footsteps of...

Following in the top-level racing footsteps of the Dogma F10 Disk unveiled a few days ago, the new 2018 Pinarello Dogma K10 takes the race-ready frame construction and builds it around...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

A few more parts arrived. Nothing that I can...

A few more parts arrived. Nothing that I can install on the bike for now...

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s144/wachuko/Road%20Bike/17AE9482-2D4E-48EB-80B2-0EB61C2FCCFE_zpsslrvbzgg.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 22,525
Posted By wachuko

Looks like it was just recently announced. Does...

Looks like it was just recently announced. Does not look like it is released for sale yet...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-17, 06:29 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 22,525
Posted By wachuko

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-17, 06:24 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 22,525
Posted By wachuko

Agree. Come on! Put that F10 together! You...

Agree. Come on! Put that F10 together! You have all the parts now. Looking forward to the photos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-17, 07:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

:lol: :roflmao2:

:lol: :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-17, 07:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Chain installed. ...

Chain installed.

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s144/wachuko/Road%20Bike/A0DF38F0-64B5-4F8C-888C-7A02EA5A3C0C_zpsimid3xo4.jpg

Now to wait for the rest or the parts to arrive... nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

:D ...

:D

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s144/wachuko/Random%20Photos/mccool_zpsjf1rqwnb.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 07:30 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

So what are the benefits of disc brakes over rim...

So what are the benefits of disc brakes over rim brakes?

I am kidding! I am kidding!!! :roflmao2:


Oh, and forgot to add that inner tubes arrived and I installed the front tire. Will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Even if the bike was just resting on the clamp...

Even if the bike was just resting on the clamp with no real clamping pressure on it... I was told not to do that.

Seat post adjusted to my needs and clamp relocated.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Yeah... I felt kind of stupid after asking the...

Yeah... I felt kind of stupid after asking the question... :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s144/wachuko/Ra...

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s144/wachuko/Random%20Photos/ZKoR6cN_zps5b2qyymm.gif

:D:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 07:10 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

I will setup for 32 (I swapped the cassette...

I will setup for 32 (I swapped the cassette yesterday). Inner tubes arrive today (with that extra set of Continental Ultra Sport II 700x25c in Black/Red tires).

I also got an extra set of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 12:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Ok... question... I have the 12-25T cassette...

Ok... question...

I have the 12-25T cassette on the Ultegra wheel... I also have the 11-32T... If I want to setup the chain now. I should do that with the 11-32 cassette, right?? Or will I need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

I had to leave it in the front wheel... does not...

I had to leave it in the front wheel... does not fit in rear wheel hub :foo: I will check with the other wheels when the arrive... maybe the setup in those is different.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Groupset just arrived! ...

Groupset just arrived!

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s144/wachuko/Road%20Bike/641EE4C0-5F3B-49C2-8CFB-DC26822D81AD_zpse5shzyuf.jpg

Started installing a few things. Can't work much on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Good to know. I will do the same. Thank you!...

Good to know. I will do the same. Thank you! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Yeah, I am not really worried about the weight. ...

Yeah, I am not really worried about the weight. Just found the weight differences interesting.

And great to read the feedback on the Michelin. But man were those more difficult to install than...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Do not mock me :) - But on the first build I had...

Do not mock me :) - But on the first build I had the Ultegra hub not facing the same direction as the rear one (made sure I don't make that mistake in this new build). And yes, I know that makes no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Waiting for more inner tubes to arrive so that I...

Waiting for more inner tubes to arrive so that I can install the tire on the front rim. And waiting for the rest of the parts that should be here next week or mind August (LOL, got to love those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-17, 05:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Wahoo sensors, Shimano Ultegra Wheelset, 12-25...

Wahoo sensors, Shimano Ultegra Wheelset, 12-25 cassette, and seat came in.

I am not going for any specific weight on the build... but sharing just for kicks. This seat is 167.5 grams vs 266.7...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,764
Posted By wachuko

Why the X1D and not the H6D-50c ? Just...

Why the X1D and not the H6D-50c ?

Just curious. Either way that is a 43.8 32.9mm 50 MP sensor... photos taken with that camera have to be amazing.

I remember when I got to use my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,764
Posted By wachuko

That is what I get when I do not read the post...

That is what I get when I do not read the post correctly, lol. My bad. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-17, 05:46 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,764
Posted By wachuko

Have you given the thought that he might not be...

Have you given the thought that he might not be into cars?
07-11-17, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By wachuko

Thank you!!! I needed that for the new bike

Thank you!!! I needed that for the new bike
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,146
Posted By wachuko

Oh man, sorry to read that. I have had nothing...

Oh man, sorry to read that. I have had nothing but great service from them. So back to your first option...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,146
Posted By wachuko

Ahh. Thank you :thumb: ...

Ahh. Thank you :thumb:

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/2f/1d/61/2f1d612adf066a502f9bc18a41ce858e--kliban-cat-album.jpg

Len ****z ? Never Give a Gun to Ducks ? Moonglasses Magazine...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

I don't know... there is a photo that shows them,...

I don't know... there is a photo that shows them, but not listed in the description... I will find out when it arrives.

I had already purchased the spacers... just need the bar.

On other...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

Wife already warned me that she will take them...

Wife already warned me that she will take them away if I don't stop.... I am done now. I am done now I tell you!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,146
Posted By wachuko

There was this orangutan that would stick in his...

There was this orangutan that would stick in his as* everything before eating it... when they asked the guy at the zoo, it had to do with something about eating a big mango and not been able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,146
Posted By wachuko

Last ride that I went with the group from the...

Last ride that I went with the group from the office, this is what I noticed when compared to the other bikes next to me...

Completely agree, for the price, hard to beat. And they can carry my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

I need to stop searching... but I ordered...

I need to stop searching... but I ordered this... US$136.80 for 420 mm x 100 mm . If the quality is good, that is going to look great on the bike... and I will have a spare stem and handlebar in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,146
Posted By wachuko

Sorry... forgot to share the price... I...

Sorry... forgot to share the price...

I placed the order last week. It was 279.99 for the wheelset. 29.00 shipping due to dimension of the shipping box.. cassette was something like 50.99 + tax...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,146
Posted By wachuko

You can buy them from Competitive Cyclist for...

You can buy them from Competitive Cyclist for less... I just bought a set.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By wachuko

Can't comment... but I can share the link and...

Can't comment... but I can share the link and photos from the listing while is valid... And no relation to the seller...

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/bik/6203291948.html

Litespeed C3...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,255
Posted By wachuko

:lol: Back from the dead... 2015 thread... ...

:lol: Back from the dead... 2015 thread...

But to not make the resurrect-or feel bad...

I got the Camelbak Podium Big Chill water bottle 25 oz based on recommendations from the forum... not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

I know the area well... until last year, we used...

I know the area well... until last year, we used to have property right in front of the bike trail... On Snow Hill Road (Bob White Trail to be exact), loved the area and got the land with the hope of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,661
Posted By wachuko

So much for going on a ride for 20 miles... had...

So much for going on a ride for 20 miles... had to cut it short to get on a work related call... the good news, no rattle from the tools inside the bottle :thumb: bagging everything worked.
...
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