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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

Caad 10 is super cool/hot if you are a domestique...

Caad 10 is super cool/hot if you are a domestique on a race team. If not, that frame doesn't look right with wheels that deep.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-12, 11:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,872
Posted By grnrcr

Two pages and not a single question about how it...

Two pages and not a single question about how it rides? Oh, 41...

I am curious, how does it compare with the SL3 Tarmac? Comfort level? Stiffness? Feel any aero advantage?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-12, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By grnrcr

The fact that you started this thread tells me...

The fact that you started this thread tells me you won't be happy until you get your hands on a SL4. Retrofitting a SL3 means drilling into the frame which could kill the resale value. Spend that...
04-11-12, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By grnrcr

Thanks, everyone.

Thanks, everyone.
04-09-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By grnrcr

Tell me about the Webcor guys

Hey all,

I am relocating for work from LA to Mountain View in a couple of weeks where I don't know too many people. Just got a Garmin 800 for solo rides to explore the area, but I am also looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,024
Posted By grnrcr

frame weight? Size?

frame weight? Size?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,897
Posted By grnrcr

Went from Speedplay to Blades. The bigger...

Went from Speedplay to Blades. The bigger platform was immediately apparent, but that new pedal sensation went away after a few rides. I got the 16nm version cuz my Speedplays were unclipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

desticker the wheels. red tape or black saddle,...

desticker the wheels. red tape or black saddle, pick one.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

Explain:...

Explain: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=99838

Quote from that WW thread:

"My starting point was a Vitus 979 back in 1983 and below are the last 20 years of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,095
Posted By grnrcr

Since the Rotor doesn't come with hardware, did...

Since the Rotor doesn't come with hardware, did you have to get a longer bolt or a washer to make it fit right?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 30,816
Posted By grnrcr

The minute you get rid of those bulky 7800...

The minute you get rid of those bulky 7800 shifters, your CAAD will go from looking just a'ite to awesome. I am sure this is not the first time you have heard this. I would like to believe in form...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-12, 11:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,072
Posted By grnrcr

I snapped two stock Ti bolts from 3T. Replaced...

I snapped two stock Ti bolts from 3T. Replaced all of them with Ti bolts from ebay and never had a problem again. I am guessing it's a lower grade Ti they use (if there is such a thing)?
01-23-12, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By grnrcr

Good to know. Thanks.

Good to know. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-12, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By grnrcr

PSA: 4 bills shipped for RS80s. ...

PSA: 4 bills shipped for RS80s.

http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/sp/road-track-bike/Shimano-WHEELS-FACTORY-ROAD-TRI-Shimano-RS80-24mm-Carbon-Laminate-Clincher-Wheels-Pair/SHIMWHFR385
01-23-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By grnrcr

Anyone does the peir ride (Manhattan to MDR)?

What time does the ride usually get to the Ballona Creek Bridge from Manhattan? I read the ride starts from Manhattan at 6:40am sharp, so I am guessing just about 7-ish?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-12, 01:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,840
Posted By grnrcr

Ditto, I wouldn't be very happy if I was Sean. ...

Ditto, I wouldn't be very happy if I was Sean. Did you clear this thread with him before posting?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-12, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

I guess you are right. Like you don't have to be...

I guess you are right. Like you don't have to be a good basketball player to know when someone is a good basketball player when you see one. But this kid's been screaming so much trash from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

Can't say I disagree but the SLX was like a...

Can't say I disagree but the SLX was like a sledgehammer and the RM is like a lighter sledgehammer with a plush handle.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

V2.0 ...

V2.0
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d169/grnrcr/037defd3.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-11, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By grnrcr

This. The Strikes won't weigh that much more than...

This. The Strikes won't weigh that much more than 2011 Assaults (heavier due to new brake track). If you already have a set of Souls, sell the Assaults for sure. Not to mention they will fetch you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

I am digging the smaller Reynolds stickers on his...

I am digging the smaller Reynolds stickers on his S2. Yes, I am OCD like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-11, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

Dv46ul

Dv46ul
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,092,986
Posted By grnrcr

Last shot of the BMC before the tear down. ...

Last shot of the BMC before the tear down.

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d169/grnrcr/My_SLX01.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,905
Posted By grnrcr

May not be THE most functional but definitely THE...

May not be THE most functional but definitely THE best looking.

http://www.rapha.cc/rapha-backpack-1
http://www.rapha.cc/content/uploads/2678-bottom.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By grnrcr

@jmess: Sounds like you and I share similar taste...

@jmess: Sounds like you and I share similar taste in wheels. I emailed Zen about using CK hubs for the exact same wheelset you have. I understand the Kats are on your cross bike, but is there...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By grnrcr

Reynolds DV46 carbon clinchers or handbuilt alum clinchers?

I am posting this to see if anyone has a perspective I am not thinking of.

I have a set of DV46 clinchers that weigh about 1,400g and do just about everything well except that it's slightly...
10-03-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,586
Posted By grnrcr

Thanks for all the input, everyone. When I was...

Thanks for all the input, everyone. When I was replacing the pedals to see if that's the culprit, the creaking noise was audible when I turned the pedal wrench to loosen the pedals. This happened...
10-01-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,586
Posted By grnrcr

BB creaking only under power. Ideas?

Hi,

This just started happening. When I spin easy, the bike is whisper quiet but as soon as I put a little bit of effort into my pedal stroke, the creaking starts. Crank and BB is Force compact...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 3,001,419
Posted By grnrcr

A 105 crank? Whyyyyyyy**********??

A 105 crank? Whyyyyyyy**********??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,360
Posted By grnrcr

What's more impressive is how riders can drop...

What's more impressive is how riders can drop back, get a spare wheel, take a piss, etc. then catch back up to the peloton. Having been on fast group rides and experienced how fast a peloton of 100+...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 05:04 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 181,709
Posted By grnrcr

OMG, that is freaky. B/W SLX frame - checked. ...

OMG, that is freaky.
B/W SLX frame - checked.
Reynolds wheels - checked.
Elite cages - checked.
Red Shifters - checked.
Force cranks - checked.
Specialized saddle - checked.
3T stem -...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 181,709
Posted By grnrcr

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d169/grnrcr/phot...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d169/grnrcr/photo-2.jpg
04-27-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By grnrcr

You guys are too awesome! BTW, Phil, thanks...

You guys are too awesome!

BTW, Phil, thanks for the PM. I couldn't reply to you since I have less than 50 post counts. Wanted to say thanks. :)
04-26-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By grnrcr

Thanks so much for the suggestions, guys, but I...

Thanks so much for the suggestions, guys, but I need to know the routes if possible. I am looking up the locations you guys are listing on Google Maps but not sure what route to take to get there. ...
04-25-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By grnrcr

Staying in SF for a week in May, please help this Socaler with some route suggestions

Hi guys,

I am visiting SF during the second week of May and will be staying in Laurel Heights area. I will have about 3 half days and one full day to myself and would like to get some rides in. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By grnrcr

The new blue pads from Reynolds are the answer...

The new blue pads from Reynolds are the answer you've been seeking.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-11, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 878
Posted By grnrcr

Funny, I also have a caad9-5 and was feeling the...

Funny, I also have a caad9-5 and was feeling the itch. My rationale was that if I am spending over $1,000 for an "upgrade," I might as well get a new bike and really enjoy the shiny new metal. So...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 3,001,419
Posted By grnrcr

Another gray Caad9. About to turn this into my...

Another gray Caad9. About to turn this into my commuter bike. New bike coming. Yay!
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d169/grnrcr/photo-1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,371,178
Posted By grnrcr

About to make a change. Here is the CAAD in its...

About to make a change. Here is the CAAD in its latest form.
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d169/grnrcr/photo-1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,294
Posted By grnrcr

1. 9-5 has a BB30 bottom bracket. Using a...

1. 9-5 has a BB30 bottom bracket. Using a Shimano crank means you have to use an BB adapter which pretty much defeats the purpose of BB30. Get a BB30 specific crankset.

2. Call and make sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-11, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By grnrcr

They are very fragile. If you put too much...

They are very fragile. If you put too much weight on them or take off from stop a little too hard, they will crack. I have gone through two pairs already. That said, if you remember to be very...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-11, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 3,001,419
Posted By grnrcr

As a new road cyclist, you won't be able to tell...

As a new road cyclist, you won't be able to tell the difference between a 9 and a 10 too much. Yes, they are both great, so you can't lose.

Choose the color you really like. You want to fall...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-11, 09:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,670
Posted By grnrcr

Don't worry about the crank. Get some...

Don't worry about the crank. Get some Stronglight rings. The FSA crank arms are not too light but actually pretty stiff.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,670
Posted By grnrcr

As long as you make sure the 105 is 5700 (no...

As long as you make sure the 105 is 5700 (no nasty cables from the brifters), the 10-5 is a solid bike. With that said, I would do the 10-4 without question. Force crank with Sram BB30 BB or FSA...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-11, 11:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,609
Posted By grnrcr

How's braking with those new Williams carbon...

How's braking with those new Williams carbon clinchers, Pcad? Noise, overheating, etc.?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-11, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,925
Posted By grnrcr

Very nicely said, Jeremy. Appreciate the input. ...

Very nicely said, Jeremy. Appreciate the input. The "aero" factor of the Cervelo is what's intriguing me the most (along with the sexy frame). While a set of deep carbon wheels will look...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,925
Posted By grnrcr

Ha, nice to see someone so enthusiastic about the...

Ha, nice to see someone so enthusiastic about the 'Dale. The prospect of putting a set of 50mm carbon wheels on this matte black frame does get me pretty excited.

Just not entirely sure if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,925
Posted By grnrcr

'11 SuperSix Rival vs. '10 Cervelo S2 Ultegra

Currently ride a Caad9 and love the stiffness and responsiveness. Made the mistake of test riding these two bikes and now can't stop dreaming about a new bike. Here are my takes on both and how i...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By grnrcr

It would have been a decent purchase but not a...

It would have been a decent purchase but not a great deal. I got mine (same bike) for about the same price OOD plus fitting, adjustments, service, discount on accessories, etc. from my LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By grnrcr

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. I used the...

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. I used the stem calculator mentioned above and just like someone else has mentioned, shortening 10mm off the stem will require quite a drop in height to...
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