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Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,649
Posted By MegaTom

Quality jerseys, awesome designs. I think all of...

Quality jerseys, awesome designs. I think all of their tops are full zip now, they only had 3/4 zippers previously. They do run a bit small, their large is very flattering on my 6' 195# frame... I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By MegaTom

Just keep it in 53/11 and the chain catcher...

Just keep it in 53/11 and the chain catcher doodad becomes irrelevant.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By MegaTom

Was wondering the same, I don't know exactly...

Was wondering the same, I don't know exactly which Gore bib I own, but it has that tab.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 29,843
Posted By MegaTom

Seems like a total waste to me unless you've...

Seems like a total waste to me unless you've ridden the hell out of your 5700 and it needs replacing anyway. Even though it's fallen out of favor for me, I'm sticking to my 6700 for as many miles as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By MegaTom

Planet Bike Super/Turbo Flash for me.

Planet Bike Super/Turbo Flash for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 07:31 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By MegaTom

I stopped cutting my hair. I don't get helmut...

I stopped cutting my hair. I don't get helmut head anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-14, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By MegaTom

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371902
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,307
Posted By MegaTom

The color is rad as-is. And think about it.. if...

The color is rad as-is. And think about it.. if you're racing it, it'll just get scratched up again anyway. Call it soul crushing pink instead of hot, and those scratches.... battle scars! Tell dad...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,003
Posted By MegaTom

My current townie, camping, adventure whip ...

My current townie, camping, adventure whip

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And the bike it replaced.
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By MegaTom

Thanks for the suggestion, they do have some very...

Thanks for the suggestion, they do have some very nice tops. Unfortunately the only hooded sweater for men is a heavy top layer, but I might give one of their female ones a shot.

Women's NTS Mid...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By MegaTom

Anyone know and can recommend a wool, hooded, base layer?

I have one from "Cutter", whom I think was owned and subsequently shutdown by Backcountry, called the Hoodlum. Long sleeves, some sort of fairly sheer sports wool, super comfy and just warm enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-14, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,979
Posted By MegaTom

Paint or Sharpie over it. Helmet graphics...

Paint or Sharpie over it.

Helmet graphics are laminated and baked on. It's not going anywhere without taking part of the helmet with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By MegaTom

Bought & rode in my first pair of Ultra bibs just...

Bought & rode in my first pair of Ultra bibs just this week. Great for the price ($80ish after sale/coupon), if a little too thick and cushy in the chamois. After finding a hole in the leg of my nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-14, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,082
Posted By MegaTom

I split my riding time 50/50 between my CX and...

I split my riding time 50/50 between my CX and and road bike. The roadie definitely Feels faster, but in actuality my Strava #s (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=s) ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-14, 11:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,438
Posted By MegaTom

What quantitative performance gains did you get by upgrading your road bike?

Time on the saddle.

Then speed, power and fewer lbs to carry eventually followed.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By MegaTom

Just you.

Just you.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,561
Posted By MegaTom

I just tried ordering the 500 with DCR's 10%...

I just tried ordering the 500 with DCR's 10% discount... it won't allow further reduction on the current discounted price.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,625
Posted By MegaTom

Now you're gettin' it....

Now you're gettin' it....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,184
Posted By MegaTom

Please don't make us wait that long.... you need...

Please don't make us wait that long.... you need a lot of help.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,279
Posted By MegaTom

Dura-Ace 98,000,000. But if you wait another...

Dura-Ace 98,000,000. But if you wait another couple millennia you can get the 'trickle down' in Ultegra level.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,986
Posted By MegaTom

http://media.northjersey.com/images/0725A_ArodRST3...

http://media.northjersey.com/images/0725A_ArodRST30p.jpg

That's A-Rod.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,986
Posted By MegaTom

http://www.3tcycling.com/i/p/tornova/STEALTHTEAM/7...

http://www.3tcycling.com/i/p/tornova/STEALTHTEAM/790/PM-TORNOVA_TEAM_STEALTH-03.png
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,025
Posted By MegaTom

:)

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,025
Posted By MegaTom

I bet he can't....

I bet he can't....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,294
Posted By MegaTom

I guess I just don't understand your question. I...

I guess I just don't understand your question. I totally get their question: you want to send it to one of the Koreas, but don't specify which. Seems like a pertinent question on their part for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,742
Posted By MegaTom

25mm Conti 4000S and 28mm Hutchinson tubeless are...

25mm Conti 4000S and 28mm Hutchinson tubeless are my everyday tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-14, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By MegaTom

That's what they want you to think.

That's what they want you to think.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By MegaTom

But sometimes you like sitting up and letting go...

But sometimes you like sitting up and letting go of the reins for a minute. I do anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By MegaTom

Where they're most comfortable at a given moment?...

Where they're most comfortable at a given moment? Is there a math formula to help me figure this out?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-14, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By MegaTom

Hacking probably required. What you're asking for...

Hacking probably required. What you're asking for is akin to what Fairwheel bikes did a few years ago with sequential shifting on a DI2-equipped MTB. I know Shimano have opened it up a little bit as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,991
Posted By MegaTom

I have 2.5 on my Lynskey and 3.2 on my Roubaix. I...

I have 2.5 on my Lynskey and 3.2 on my Roubaix. I like both, but the Lynskey will be getting 3.2 next time around. I used to use squishy gel strips under my bar tape and found them too squishy, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-14, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By MegaTom

But can you hang it from a trunk rack or wall...

But can you hang it from a trunk rack or wall hook?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By MegaTom

Any bike at your budget is more machine than any...

Any bike at your budget is more machine than any reasonable hobbyist/amateur will ever need. Don't let that hold you back though, it certainly doesn't stop me from plonking down a good chunk for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,364
Posted By MegaTom

Speaking of uppity...

Speaking of uppity...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,589
Posted By MegaTom

Less, even, considering Strava is free to use...

Less, even, considering Strava is free to use with the smart phone you already need to own for this $8 app.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,107
Posted By MegaTom

Do both of your cleats wear evenly? Mine don't. I...

Do both of your cleats wear evenly? Mine don't. I get about 3x the miles out of my left than my right cleat. So I only change one cleat at a time. Way cheaper than throwing away a perfectly good left...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By MegaTom

With a definite time limit and little experience,...

With a definite time limit and little experience, I'd do something like the C&O Towpath and GAP between Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA. It's about 240 miles each way and I'd bet you guys could...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,920
Posted By MegaTom

I dig it.

I dig it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,184
Posted By MegaTom

I'd never be in a relationship, let alone...

I'd never be in a relationship, let alone marriage, with anyone that would give me any ultimatum like that. And I do put my $$ where my mouth is.... It's why I've been a single-dad for almost 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By MegaTom

The pedal in and of itself will not alleviate...

The pedal in and of itself will not alleviate your hotspots as much as a stiffer shoe will. You can get very stiff, even road-specifc, shoes that will work with your current SPD pedals. Then you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By MegaTom

I did recently on my CX bike. 28mm Hutchinsons....

I did recently on my CX bike. 28mm Hutchinsons. And.. I just don't know yet. I don't think I'll have a solid opinion until I have to do a roadside repair. But so far, 6 months and no flats. Pinch...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,806
Posted By MegaTom

I bet you'll get your 11-speed 105 in due time.....

I bet you'll get your 11-speed 105 in due time.. next revision perhaps? 105 DI2 though? I doubt you'll see that for a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By MegaTom

43 to 50mm rake ?

I'm planning to purchase an additional fork for my Lynskey Cooper CX, one with braze-ons/eyelets for a rack for spring camping. The Lynskey touring disc fork is the first one that came to mind.. but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,528
Posted By MegaTom

n+1 is the clear answer. You need a rainy day...

n+1 is the clear answer. You need a rainy day bike, it does't have to be super nice or expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By MegaTom

Whatever you do, DO NOT simply spray off the dirt...

Whatever you do, DO NOT simply spray off the dirt with a garden hose like you would any other shoe. It will be too much for the carbon to handle..
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,851
Posted By MegaTom

I'm not a painter, but I do sell paint.. and you...

I'm not a painter, but I do sell paint.. and you know what the commercials say about the Pros: We Know. :D

There's a product called Krylon Fusion. It's a water-based spray paint made to stick to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,502
Posted By MegaTom

What's the camping like if you decide to go that...

What's the camping like if you decide to go that route? Any good spots for stealth camping or the like near the halfway mark for the less sociable among us?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,376
Posted By MegaTom

Take it to the A&S board...

Take it to the A&S board (http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php/8-Advocacy-amp-Safety), this isn't the place.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,272
Posted By MegaTom

I was talking about your post..

I was talking about your post..
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