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Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,730
Posted By todayilearned

What was the value? What was the last thing...

What was the value?

What was the last thing you ate before getting blood work and what time was it?

Dietary modifications help but it's not like HMG-CoA reductase is going to stop making...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,889
Posted By todayilearned

Specialized Romin Evo. 2 Rides and it was...

Specialized Romin Evo. 2 Rides and it was golden...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,407
Posted By todayilearned

The PRO weighs more and is kind of a downgrade. I...

The PRO weighs more and is kind of a downgrade. I upgraded from the PRO to Team and haven't noticed a difference at all except I'm wary about the Ti bolts that seem to have QC issues. They make a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,335
Posted By todayilearned

A new LBS offering BMC in my area. I should be...

A new LBS offering BMC in my area. I should be seeing a bunch of people riding BMC bikes anytime soon.

I personally didn't like my SR02 but then again I got what I paid for.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 191,050
Posted By todayilearned

Did you really like the frame or just got hit...

Did you really like the frame or just got hit with upgraditis?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-12, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By todayilearned

2010 for $650? What the crack... I bought my...

2010 for $650? What the crack...

I bought my 2012s for $675.

Edit: Didn't realize OP was in Australia.
05-17-12, 02:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By todayilearned

I got $200 taken off if I paid in cash and bought...

I got $200 taken off if I paid in cash and bought $300 worth of accessories.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 01:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,160
Posted By todayilearned

I bought a couple of these...

I bought a couple of these (http://www.carnationbreakfastessentials.com/Public/Default.aspx) on sale and a bunch of protein powder. I drink that immediately after a workout.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-12, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By todayilearned

Is the crack pipe he's using also included?

Is the crack pipe he's using also included?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-12, 12:05 AM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,832,065
Posted By todayilearned

How does the Polar sensor work on the fork like...

How does the Polar sensor work on the fork like that?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By todayilearned

Some people never get the right fit because they...

Some people never get the right fit because they keep trying to make something fit that doesn't.

Sometimes the solution is counter-intuitive to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By todayilearned

Specialized has phat wrap or something. I tried...

Specialized has phat wrap or something. I tried it once and hated it.

Just double wrap.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By todayilearned

+1 Lol... please don't put ANYTHING on the...

+1

Lol... please don't put ANYTHING on the braking surface.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By todayilearned

Does the 303 usually cost more than the 404?

Does the 303 usually cost more than the 404?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By todayilearned

Heads up on Kinetic Road Machine Fluid Trainer

I was going through my bookmarks deleting some stuff and I got to chainlove. Haven't bothered look at the stuff in a while since it had been so boring for the past few months. Clicked on it just to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,011
Posted By todayilearned

I bought my 2009 Allez Sport for like $720-$740...

I bought my 2009 Allez Sport for like $720-$740 and sold it for $680 w/ 120 miles. People buy bikes and after a few miles realize they are just not into it. Hold on to the bike and sell it in 3-4...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By todayilearned

Not an expert but the way I guess a frame size is...

Not an expert but the way I guess a frame size is compare it to the size of the wheel/tires. Assuming they are 700x23 gatorskins that frame is a 58 for sure. For a 56 the top tube would be lower and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

I tilted my seat up a bit and now I can take off...

I tilted my seat up a bit and now I can take off my hands without a problem. Having it flat made gave me the feeling of falling forward a bit and put pressure on my legs and hands. Only issue now is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

So I have a question. Why do riders normally have...

So I have a question. Why do riders normally have their saddle tilted like this (https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-iEg_xLuYXGg/TtdeQVbMBzI/AAAAAAAAAi4/fBmyxzP0ZYw/s912/WP_000461.jpg)

Source:...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

Probably time for a bigger frame then

Probably time for a bigger frame then
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

Really? Look at my arms... Now imagine what they...

Really? Look at my arms... Now imagine what they would look like with a 120mm stem even if it is higher. I can lock my elbows on a 110.

Look at my foot. The crank arm is at 1 o clock. If I set it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

I'm going to go talk to my fitter and see if I...

I'm going to go talk to my fitter and see if I can figure something out.

The only difference between now and when I used to ride before is I've gained 20lbs thanks to Nutella.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 11:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

Sold the trainer a while ago. I don't think it...

Sold the trainer a while ago. I don't think it would help since it was never similar when I was working on my form out of the saddle. On the trainer I could get my water bottle and be one handed just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

Yeah, my pedaling exacerbates the problem. ...

Yeah, my pedaling exacerbates the problem.



No and no risk factors. Only a slight imbalance due to a bicep tear in my left arm years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

This is my exact problem. It's one of the reasons...

This is my exact problem. It's one of the reasons I haven't purchased a bike with DT shifters.




Hard for me to get a bottle out of the cages but fine for switching to drops. I switch to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

Is the fit fine?

Is the fit fine?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 10:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee196/muzi6894/...

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee196/muzi6894/IMG_46102.jpg

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee196/muzi6894/IMG_9797.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

If I get my butt on the saddle and bend at my...

If I get my butt on the saddle and bend at my lower back I am a bit more stable but it causes slight discomfort.

If I keep my back straight it feels fine I'm just slight weight on the bars which...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

Not sure if serious? I was fitted with...

Not sure if serious?



I was fitted with a 90mm stem -6 degree and it feels fine.



I have slight anterior pelvic tilt which I think might be a factor.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 08:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,996
Posted By todayilearned

Hard time getting weight off hands and signaling.

So I've been cycling for a few months now and I'm building up strength around the torso area but I'm still having trouble getting weight off my hands so I can signal. I've tilted the saddle a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,301
Posted By todayilearned

Titanium.

Titanium.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By todayilearned

Thank God. Sounds like the bike is salvageable...

Thank God. Sounds like the bike is salvageable now...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By todayilearned

No they don't and these are aftermarket cleats....

No they don't and these are aftermarket cleats. The regular Look cleats cost as much as the SPD-SL as far as I know.

Just try not scraping your feet when you come to a stop or walking on them too...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,916
Posted By todayilearned

That's going to be one gorgeous looking bike!

That's going to be one gorgeous looking bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-12, 08:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 43,381
Posted By todayilearned

I'm 6'1'' and ride a 56cm. From my noob eyes...

I'm 6'1'' and ride a 56cm.

From my noob eyes it looks like your torso isn't bending much but your arms are reaching out... that's probably giving you the feeling of feeling stretched out. Rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By todayilearned

A 2003 S Works that is beat up. I'm being...

A 2003 S Works that is beat up.

I'm being honest when I say this but $100-$600. The more you of a description you give the more that range can be narrowed down.

I personally wouldn't buy that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 271,481
Posted By todayilearned

It looks like his Cadence sensor wasn't working...

It looks like his Cadence sensor wasn't working until 1:47
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,277
Posted By todayilearned

105 is durable but to me Ultegra feels a bit...

105 is durable but to me Ultegra feels a bit smoother.

I usually buy 105 and wait for a great deal on Ultegra to swap over.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By todayilearned

I used to have the 09 Allez Sport which is like...

I used to have the 09 Allez Sport which is like the Elite except the frame is a bit different.

Get the 09 Elite. It's an amazing bike.

Just make sure you get what fits. Don't buy it just...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,330
Posted By todayilearned

Have a pair of Scattante Matrix glasses I never...

Have a pair of Scattante Matrix glasses I never use anymore. 2 rides and realized I want rimless glasses. $20

Send me a PM if you're interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,478
Posted By todayilearned

Lol, my fitting went something like that. I...

Lol, my fitting went something like that. I walked out with a nice $550 bill. $150 fitting on 2 bikes and a bunch of stuff I ended up buying... but now I feel great on the bike.


Cross chaining...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,478
Posted By todayilearned

Lol, that's the only part of PHX I know like the...

Lol, that's the only part of PHX I know like the back of my hand. I have to drive to the airport sometimes and have a house around there I'll be moving to.

--

Still, the Fulcrum 4 isn't a bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,832,065
Posted By todayilearned

Now this is how you take a picture of a nice bike.

Now this is how you take a picture of a nice bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By todayilearned

Yeah, if the tires are worn make sure you check...

Yeah, if the tires are worn make sure you check the drivetrain. My last bike had been on a few test rides and the tires had a couple of mikes on them. After I got the bike home the chain kept slippin...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,485
Posted By todayilearned

Were not talking about weightraining just to...

Were not talking about weightraining just to become stronger but rather to fix imbalances and maintain good posture.

I have a slight anterior pelvic tilt which makes certain muscles weak. If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By todayilearned

Great deal. The frameset would probably be worth...

Great deal. The frameset would probably be worth that alone!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,485
Posted By todayilearned

Really? Tell me more...

Really? Tell me more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-12, 08:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,478
Posted By todayilearned

Looks fantastic, I like the color scheme. How do...

Looks fantastic, I like the color scheme. How do you like it?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,562
Posted By todayilearned

Looks nice, I like it. Can you tell me which...

Looks nice, I like it.

Can you tell me which scale that is? I can't seem to find it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By todayilearned

I use Xopenex also and it works quite well. ...

I use Xopenex also and it works quite well.

Albuterol affects B2 receptors and you would have to be really sensitive to B2 agonists to have a negative effect at such a low dose.
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