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Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By sdlesko

Any new IF bike owners out there?

Just curious on how the process went and how your bikes turned out. I am thinking of getting a Ti Crown Jewel.

Thanks
Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,788
Posted By sdlesko

shimano 105 or ultegra?

I am going to surprise my son with a bike next weekend. I have a new s-works sl2 frame and fork that I am going to build up. Is it worth going to ultegra or should I save a little money and put on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-12, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By sdlesko

I agree...check out the Lynskey sight...great...

I agree...check out the Lynskey sight...great deals on a lot of the models with the new ultra di2
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,327
Posted By sdlesko

I like the Cobb saddle

I did multiple centuries plus a 160 mile RAIN ride......never an issue with the Cobb
03-28-11, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By sdlesko

How many of you train using power meters?

I was considering purchasing one to train with, but I only plan on doing 3 or 4 centuries this year along with the RAIN ride. I am not into racing, but I do like to be in the best shape I can be in....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-11, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By sdlesko

Any experiences with Wheelbuilder or Glory Cycles?

If so, where they good, bad, or indifferent. Looking to buy some wheels form one of them.
02-23-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,102
Posted By sdlesko

Any saddle recommendations out there?

This would be for a road bike. Most of my rides between 30 and 75 mi.
02-23-11, 07:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,102
Posted By sdlesko

Any seat recommendations out there?

This would be for a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-11, 11:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,914
Posted By sdlesko

JROBE...what is the difference...?

And are the geometries the same?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,914
Posted By sdlesko

I am going to get one soon ...

Was just curious.....I have never seen anything bad about them other than cost. Seems like a great material for a frame. Can't wait to get one.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,914
Posted By sdlesko

Who didn't / doesn't like their titanium road bike?

If it is fit properly, what didn't / don't you like about it?
01-06-11, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By sdlesko

Any ideas on a CX bike for me?

I mainly want to use it as my commuter, winter trainer, 3 -4 day touring bike. There is a slight chance I might try cx racing. I want to keep it under $2500 for a frame and fork. I was looking at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-11, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By sdlesko

Here is a pic.....

I love the Saxo bank colors.....my wife did a great job. Plus I can't wait to try the di2....see if it is any good. Any wheels would look good on the bike as well?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By sdlesko

Those look great and remind me of the Zipp 404...

Those look great and remind me of the Zipp 404 clinchers I was looking at today.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By sdlesko

What wheels would be the best for me?

My wife bought me a 2010 Specialized S works Roubaix sl2 di2 with Mavic Ksyrium SL wheels. I am 52 yrs old 5'10 160 lbs in good shape biking 2000-3000 miles per year. Most of my rides are group...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-11, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,144
Posted By sdlesko

Edge 500 Bundle

Looking forward to keeping track of my rides this year!!!
01-02-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,728
Posted By sdlesko

Just curious NOS88......

How big are you? You seem to break a lot of frames. Maybe the Ti bike is just as comfortable to you as the CF since you are so big. I am only 5 10 and weigh 155...so the Ti bike might not seem as...
01-02-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,728
Posted By sdlesko

Here is what I have and am considering.....

Well after reading all the information from the experienced (not old) guys, I might just keep the sworks Roubaix and look at maybe linskey cooper cx. I am 52..bike 1500-2000 mi /yr mostly on roads. ...
01-02-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,728
Posted By sdlesko

Thunderworks.....the sportive is one I am considering....

Others include the Moots, Serotta legend and ottrott. I was given a specialized s works roubaix sl2 with di2 components by my wife. When I was getting fitted for it the discussion came up regarding...
01-01-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,728
Posted By sdlesko

Who owns a Titanium bike?

If so, what do you own? What are your likes and dislikes of the Ti?

Thanks
Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-11, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By sdlesko

What Titanium bike do you have?

I am considering a Ti bike after reading so many positive reviews. For those who own them...what are your likes and dislikes?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,765
Posted By sdlesko

Do any Pro bikers use titanium bikes? If not why?

Was at a LBS where they sell a lot of titanium bikes yesterday. The owner is very high on Serotta Ti bikes. They also sold Lynskey, Moots, and Steelhead. He was touting the attributes of Ti. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By sdlesko

Will do...wow..didn't realize there were so many...

Will do...wow..didn't realize there were so many different systems and so many variables on wheels and such. I will search /read them and see if any would work for me...or if I need one at all.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By sdlesko

Mainly plan to use it for training.......

I really don't plan on racing, however, I would like to maximize the time I spend on a bike so I can do a few centuries this year and hang with friends that do compete racing. Maybe I don't need one,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By sdlesko

Which third-party ANT+ enabled power meter is the best to work with a Garmin 500?

Purchased a Garmin 500 bundle yesterday from Nashbar (they still have 20% off any one item today). hope to get it soon. In the mean time, I want to get a power meter to use with it. I have Mavic...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By sdlesko

Thanks for the help on nashbar!!!

Just got the bundle for $280 with the 20% off. Thanks everyone for convincing me to get it cheaper and put it on myself!!

Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By sdlesko

Where did you buy your Garmin from?

Did you buy it from a LBS and have them put it on or did you get it from a place like Amazon and put it on yourself? If you did it yourself, was it worth the money you saved?
12-24-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By sdlesko

Thanks everyone for the great input!!!!

The info from experienced katy trail riders was really helpful. I would like to chat with you guys about the trip since it will be my first on the katy trail. Can you guys email me...
12-23-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By sdlesko

My hybrid is a trek 7.6 fx

The tires are road tires that are wider than my road bike
12-22-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By sdlesko

Is a cyclocross bike what I need?

I currently have a road bikes and a hybrid bike. I only use the hybrid on paths, and trails of crushed limestone. I am planning a ride with my son in May to go on from St Louis to Kansas City on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By sdlesko

What makes a bike more comfortable?

As I look at the geometry numbers on bikes....what numbers or combination of numbers should I look at to determine which bike is more comfortable for longer rides? Assume the frames being made of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,394
Posted By sdlesko

Wow!!!!!!

Wow!!!!!!
12-12-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,032
Posted By sdlesko

Assume you will be fit properly....

I guess what you are saying is the bike with the more relaxed geoometry like the Roubaix. Are they any others with that kind of ralxed geometry?
12-12-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,032
Posted By sdlesko

What do you thnk is the most comfortable road bike?

I asked this in the road bike forum..but I am 51 and want to hear from the guys with experience and knowledge!!! I hear about the Specialized Roubaix being comfortable due to its geometry....however...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 914
Posted By sdlesko

What do you think is the most comfortable road bike?

I am sure this has been asked before. However, there are new bikes out there. What is your vote for the most comfortable bike asssuming that you are fit properly? Price not an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By sdlesko

Who owns a Spinner bike for indoor training during the winter?

Which spinner bike do you have and would you recommend it? Also, do you use DVDs? Which DVDs do you recommend?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,334
Posted By sdlesko

i guess I will keep it......

thanks for the input....I bought the 07 pro in the beginning of 09..plus I keep it in great shape (clean freak). I really got into cycling the last few years. Plus this was such a good deal on the s...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,334
Posted By sdlesko

Should you have a spare bike?

I broke down and bought a new 2009 S works roubaix sl2 di2 for $5k from a LBS. I was going to sell my 2007 Roubaix pro to help the purchase...however my pro is in mint condition and it doesn't seem...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By sdlesko

To buy or not to buy......please give me your thoughts..

I have an opportunity to purchase a brand new 2010 s-works roubaix sl2 di2 from a LBS for around $5,000. I know its a great price, but I currently have a 2007 Roubaix pro with stock DA and ultegra...
03-02-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By sdlesko

Rack and panniers for a 2007 Trek 7.6 fx....

Does anyone know if you can put rear racks and panniers on a 2007 trek 7.6 fx? If so, any ideas on which works the best for a 3 - 5 day tour?


Thanks
steve
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