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Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,153
Posted By hmai18

Less expensive options akin to the K-Edge exist...

Less expensive options akin to the K-Edge exist from Rotor, Token, etc. They work just as well and you're not paying a premium for them a piece of metal.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-11, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

If you can afford to replace it and it makes you...

If you can afford to replace it and it makes you happy, then go for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Actually, the last thing you want to deal with is...

Actually, the last thing you want to deal with is replacing Ultegra Di2 components when some sketchy Cat5 rider takes you down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-11, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 556,713
Posted By hmai18

It's been a while. Sold this frame: ...

It's been a while.

Sold this frame:
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6125/5920374058_5383fa2eec_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/5920374058/)
No Go...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 306,239
Posted By hmai18

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6073/6051850530_ea6...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6073/6051850530_ea6589dfee_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6051850530/)
Endless Possibility (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6051850530/) by Hung.QM...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,273
Posted By hmai18

This one's no longer with me, but the friend I...

This one's no longer with me, but the friend I sold it to is loving it.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6125/5920374058_5383fa2eec_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/5920374058/)
No Go...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,815
Posted By hmai18

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6203/6116747503_160...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6203/6116747503_1605df7587_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6116747503/)
2011 CAAD10 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6116747503/) by Hung.QM...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

The C24s actually test as pretty aero, so I'm...

The C24s actually test as pretty aero, so I'm happy with them as an every day wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Took better photos today: ...

Took better photos today:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6203/6116747503_1605df7587_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6116747503/)
2011 CAAD10...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

Took better photos this afternoon: ...

Took better photos this afternoon:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6203/6116747503_1605df7587_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6116747503/)
2011 CAAD10...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-11, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,815
Posted By hmai18

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6082/6112233339_094...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6082/6112233339_094c8629a7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6112233339/)
Day 244: Calm Before the Storm (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6112233339/) by...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

50cm CAAD10 frame/fork. Bars: PRO PLT Compact...

50cm CAAD10 frame/fork.
Bars: PRO PLT Compact 42cm
Tape: Fizik Microtex
Stem: 3T ARX Pro 110mm (Ti bolts)
Seatpost: 3T Dorico Team (cut to 250mm)
Saddle: Specialized Romin Expert
Cranks:...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 401,629
Posted By hmai18

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6203/6116747503_160...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6203/6116747503_1605df7587_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6116747503/)
2011 CAAD10 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6116747503/) by Hung.QM...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6082/6112233339_094...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6082/6112233339_094c8629a7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6112233339/)
Day 244: Calm Before the Storm (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/6112233339/) by...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Bolt forward is supposed to place less stress on...

Bolt forward is supposed to place less stress on the post since it's not pinching in the same place as the slot in the seat tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18,633
Views: 3,684,425
Posted By hmai18

Accumulated over the past month or so: 3T...

Accumulated over the past month or so:

3T ARX Pro stem
3T Dorico Team (white stripe)
2x Arundel Mandible
KMC X10SL
SRAM Red shifters
Gore Ride-On Professional derailleur cables
Cannondale...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-11, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Just confirmed my purchase of a black 2011...

Just confirmed my purchase of a black 2011 CAAD10-5 and will be picking it up in a few weeks since the dealer is two hours away and I won't have a free weekend until mid-August. I'll be moving Red...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,815
Posted By hmai18

I scored a great deal on eBay for them, so I...

I scored a great deal on eBay for them, so I can't complain. I'm not sure what wheels you're comparing them to, but the weight difference is probably negligible and the lightweight rims make these...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,815
Posted By hmai18

Returned the EC90s, back to C24s. ...

Returned the EC90s, back to C24s.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6125/5920374058_5383fa2eec_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/5920374058/)
No Go...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

2012 raw: ...

2012 raw:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qMp56eVhlVg/ThjUTfWpbCI/AAAAAAAAA4Q/CMOBA4hfss4/s1600/c_12_2RAX4D_raw.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Back to the C24s ...

Back to the C24s

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6125/5920374058_5383fa2eec_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/5920374058/)
No Go (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/5920374058/) by...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

As you can probably tell by the size of my bike,...

As you can probably tell by the size of my bike, I'm a small guy; 5'7" at ~130lb, give or take a few on either end. While I didn't get blown around, it definitely took more effort (both physical and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Eh, they're going back; just a little too deep...

Eh, they're going back; just a little too deep for me. I feel faster on my C24 clinchers because it takes less work to spin them up.

My ideal wheels would be the EC90 SL, Shimano C35, a pair of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 04:55 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,815
Posted By hmai18

Demo'ing new wheels: ...

Demo'ing new wheels:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6004/5916672397_756b2b5c4e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/5916672397/)
Day 188: I Like It Fast and Deep...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Demo'ing new wheels for sh*ts and giggles: ...

Demo'ing new wheels for sh*ts and giggles:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6004/5916672397_756b2b5c4e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmai18/5916672397/)
Day 188: I Like It Fast and Deep...
05-13-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,112,433
Posted By hmai18

Have: Dura Ace aero post (excellent condition,...

Have:
Dura Ace aero post (excellent condition, minimal scratching) 26.6
Cinelli 1R 100mm (quite a few gouges)

Want:
Dura Ace aero or fluted post, 26.4
05-11-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By hmai18

Thanks for the advice.

Thanks for the advice.
05-11-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By hmai18

seatpost diamater for Centurion trackie?

Thanks to the help here, it's been determined that the mystery fixie of mine is a Centurion. Next question is: what's the seatpost diameter?

I recently bought both a 26.8 and a 26.6 Dura Ace aero...
05-06-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By hmai18

Did you do a multi-step sanding process with...

Did you do a multi-step sanding process with increasing grits, or did you just do a once-over until you could slide the post in?
05-06-11, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By hmai18

I bought the bike in Ottawa, so your theory is...

I bought the bike in Ottawa, so your theory is pretty plausible.

Does your seat post lug have the same wrap around the top?

Also, what's the damned seatpost diameter for yours? I'm currently...
05-06-11, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By hmai18

Yes to the Shimano track ends, and I already knew...

Yes to the Shimano track ends, and I already knew it wasn't originally chrome because there are still remnants of red paint around the BB. Guesses as to its make have included Kabuki and Carlton, but...
05-06-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By hmai18

help identify my track bike

I bought this years ago from a former track racer for a song, but have never been able to identify it, nor has anybody I've shown it to. Anybody got any ideas?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

Orca's drivetrain needs a cleaning, badly.

Orca's drivetrain needs a cleaning, badly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,658,238
Posted By hmai18

Latest configuration: ...

Latest configuration:

http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/6324/img1021fz.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,998
Posted By hmai18

Speedvagen Road Machine, handmade by the boys in...

Speedvagen Road Machine, handmade by the boys in the Vanilla workshop. Their colour palettes change every year, but this is the basic idea:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,815
Posted By hmai18

Might as well give in to my narcissism: ...

Might as well give in to my narcissism:

http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/6324/img1021fz.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

Run in with an Oldsmobile destroyed my Slice Si...

Run in with an Oldsmobile destroyed my Slice Si fork, so I'm back on the stock Premium fork. Ditched the Reynolds Solitudes for the C24s, and traded the Toupe for a Romin SL.
...
Forum: For Sale
09-06-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,349
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 302,556
Posted By hmai18

Have: Toupe Ti white 130 Want: Toupe Ti...

Have: Toupe Ti white 130

Want: Toupe Ti black 130
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

I don't know about you, but the thought of...

I don't know about you, but the thought of trashing my iPhone and having to replace it because of a spill or having it ejected from the mount is a lot more than a basic Cateye Strada or similar.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

I'll try and take some close up photos tomorrow,...

I'll try and take some close up photos tomorrow, but I'd say my cassette is clean enough to eat off of.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

I give both drivetrains some OCD TLC on Sundays...

I give both drivetrains some OCD TLC on Sundays after a week's worth of riding: the chains get wiped down with a degreaser-soaked rag and the cassette on the 'Dale also gets a good scrubbing with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

Yes, on both. Fixie is running Vredestein...

Yes, on both. Fixie is running Vredestein Fortezza TriComps and the CAAD8 is running Schwalbe Ultremo R.1s.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-10, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

Updating the rides for this summer: Track...

Updating the rides for this summer:

Track frame of unknown vintage/origin:
http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/498/67693375.jpg

CAAD8:
http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/9388/96893856.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,449
Posted By hmai18

Last time I checked, this was just about 15.9...

Last time I checked, this was just about 15.9 lbs.

Frame: 50cm CAAD8
Fork: Cannondale Slice SI (the uberlight all-carbon model)
Stem: Ritchey WCS 120mm
Seatpost: Ritchey WCS (cut down)...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

Just swap the bolts. I'm sure somebody out there...

Just swap the bolts. I'm sure somebody out there wants a red-accented 3T stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

Would be better if you swapped the Team stem for...

Would be better if you swapped the Team stem for the Pro.
Forum: For Sale
06-23-10, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,349
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 302,556
Posted By hmai18

Have: Specialized Toupe 130 white, hollow Ti...

Have: Specialized Toupe 130 white, hollow Ti rails

Want: Specialized Romin SL 130 white
Forum: For Sale
06-23-10, 07:40 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 118,521
Posted By hmai18

Have: Ritchey WCS 120mm 31.8 clamp, +/- 6 deg ...

Have: Ritchey WCS 120mm 31.8 clamp, +/- 6 deg

Want: Easton EA90 120mm 31.8 clamp, 0 deg (2010 graphics preferred)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 556,713
Posted By hmai18

http://assets.head-fi.org/d/d1/d106c913_img2694qe....

http://assets.head-fi.org/d/d1/d106c913_img2694qe.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,243,415
Posted By hmai18

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/5769/img2694qe.jp...

http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/5769/img2694qe.jpg
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