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01-27-17, 11:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,511
Posted By Christobevii3

Fuji bikes are very solid and on par with Giant. ...

Fuji bikes are very solid and on par with Giant. The Jari i would have went with over my stuntman except the clearance.
01-23-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,297
Posted By Christobevii3

I really like mine. I ordered with the Raleigh...

I really like mine. I ordered with the Raleigh corporate cost and the rear derailleur came damaged. I was able to email, get a quick response, and they covered the cost of a local dealer to inspect...
08-04-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13,707
Views: 704,632
Posted By Christobevii3

For people who do 2x20' builds, if I break that...

For people who do 2x20' builds, if I break that up into say 5x8' does it give similar work? Is it just about time in that zone overall from that workout to get a benefit? I ask this because I live...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By Christobevii3

This is the old model. The new one I've heard...

This is the old model. The new one I've heard will show up in the end of september/early october.
06-24-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Christobevii3

Unless you signed an agreement and contending for...

Unless you signed an agreement and contending for something as a team I don't see why it is a big deal. If it bothers you discuss it why you want to beforehand with them
06-01-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,894
Posted By Christobevii3

Guy goes into middle of two people, guy on right...

Guy goes into middle of two people, guy on right is closing up with inside guy, they touch, panic, and fall. Seems like a really dumb needless crash. If he had more weight on the bars and just held...
05-28-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,701
Posted By Christobevii3

Someone had a hand made us steel bike at last...

Someone had a hand made us steel bike at last race with dura ace and was like "Damn that bike is like $5000 with ultegra" and the guy is like "oh this is my first race and i spent $4200 not including...
05-24-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,701
Posted By Christobevii3

Glad I didn't upgrade to 4 for todays race. The...

Glad I didn't upgrade to 4 for todays race. The fast guys I complained about went to 4's and had 27mph average first two laps. All but 6 people were dropped and only 4 people at the sprint.
05-23-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,701
Posted By Christobevii3

I'm fat and the races in 4 vs 5 are the same...

I'm fat and the races in 4 vs 5 are the same speed here (24.2mph 5 vs 24.1mph 4 at early race). I can be in the top 15 of 5 no problem but if I go to 4 I'd struggle some. I was going to upgrade...
03-31-15, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 138,026
Posted By Christobevii3

It is the same guy at each race doing it. I...

It is the same guy at each race doing it. I don't know his name but he is at every lambra race making the decision and has been for three years.

As for the one thing I enjoyed was the Cat 4 crit...
03-31-15, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 138,026
Posted By Christobevii3

This is LAMBRA not the texas or west coast,...

This is LAMBRA not the texas or west coast, request an upgrade and you'll probably get approved. Taco went from 5 to 4 with 1 race and 4 to 3 with 1 race. If guys are racing solo in cat 5 and have...
03-30-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 138,026
Posted By Christobevii3

I have the video from these races and moved 10...

I have the video from these races and moved 10 seconds before the guy wrecked in lap one. I'm pretty disgusted with Lambra not upgrading people. The cat 5 road race averaged 24.1mph as pack, last...
02-25-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,825
Posted By Christobevii3

March 28th. I was thinking of 1 more week of...

March 28th. I was thinking of 1 more week of grinding then start moving to more sweet spot zone 3 with a day or two of chase down efforts. Next race is a crit a month later. Everyone is usually...
02-24-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,737
Posted By Christobevii3

Come on, of all things to judge lance on cheat is...

Come on, of all things to judge lance on cheat is cutting out 100 yards for crash avoidance 12 years later?
02-24-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,825
Posted By Christobevii3

I don't have a ton of time during the week so I...

I don't have a ton of time during the week so I do a lot of zone 3 power training on trainer road to get my base. At what point do I shift away from this and do more zone 4 and 5 work? I'm working...
02-17-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,825
Posted By Christobevii3

From using a wahoo kickr and a stages power meter...

From using a wahoo kickr and a stages power meter I've seen how much dead time riding outdoors solo or a group you get vs riding on a trainer too. 3 hours on the trainer is 3 hours. 3 hours in a...
02-05-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,023
Posted By Christobevii3

Football I joined as a kid for $40 boys n girls...

Football I joined as a kid for $40 boys n girls club fee. You'd buy your cleats but that was the majority of it. Cycling is difficult to start with for $100 first year. Yes the upkeep of a sports...
02-05-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,023
Posted By Christobevii3

Juniors fields are small because cycling is...

Juniors fields are small because cycling is expensive and not cool at that age. Women just aren't as big into the competitive side of things so the numbers are just less.
02-05-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,023
Posted By Christobevii3

I'm curious how strict the 5 upgrades will be. 5...

I'm curious how strict the 5 upgrades will be. 5 races weren't filling last year in lambra but 4's were. If you force a large group of people from 5 to 4 without pushing many 4's up to 3/2/1 races...
11-10-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 644,671
Posted By Christobevii3

Anyone with a Wahoo Kickr? What is the best...

Anyone with a Wahoo Kickr? What is the best program to use on a windows pc? I've been using trainer road but saw PerfPro. I'm looking to add reriding races from last years garmin data with power...
07-10-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 256,099
Posted By Christobevii3

Cat 5 here Road 8th ...

Cat 5 here

Road 8th
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBxEvVdZl3g

Crit 5th blowing up the field in two laps then getting lapped slowly since i couldn't get but one person to work with me...
06-08-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,924
Posted By Christobevii3

All but one of the guys ride in a strict club so...

All but one of the guys ride in a strict club so they know how to handle their bike. It is a waste of their time and ours to have us grouped together. The guy who shows up to his first race ever as...
06-07-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,924
Posted By Christobevii3

And cat 5 we have a guy show up for his first...

And cat 5 we have a guy show up for his first race, place first. Second race he got first, 3 mile time trial they make you do for the omnium, he did 6:14 which would put him in top 5 at cat 3. ...
06-04-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,924
Posted By Christobevii3

Here is an email from a race we had recently: ...

Here is an email from a race we had recently:



So racing in a 4/5 mixed field in Lambra as a 4 is no different than just being a 4 it seems. The cross country and what not are classified as 3,...
06-03-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,924
Posted By Christobevii3

In Lambra you have a lot of people who are cat 1...

In Lambra you have a lot of people who are cat 1 in mtb, cyclocross, or cross country. They show up for their one or two road race a year, blow everyone out, then not show up till next year. I'm...
02-20-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,825
Posted By Christobevii3

Why did they move that race from mid may last...

Why did they move that race from mid may last year to march this year?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 09:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,691
Posted By Christobevii3

http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/09/24/interbike-2012...

http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/09/24/interbike-2012-cerevellum-hindsight-rear-view-cycling-computer-updated-in-production/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,691
Posted By Christobevii3

Stems and seat posts with batteries. Stem could...

Stems and seat posts with batteries. Stem could power Di2 and headlight for night riding. Seat post likewise could power Di2 and tail light.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 07:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,393
Posted By Christobevii3

Chain catchers seem to be sold to rich people who...

Chain catchers seem to be sold to rich people who don't know how to keep their shifting adjusted
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-13, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,845
Posted By Christobevii3

I really like my velocity skewers and the...

I really like my velocity skewers and the 105/ultegra ones
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,993
Posted By Christobevii3

Parts can fail too. This guy can never ride...

Parts can fail too. This guy can never ride again and is lucky to be alive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,752
Posted By Christobevii3

I have a 2011 Eclipse I got for a steal off my...

I have a 2011 Eclipse I got for a steal off my budy. It rides really well and smooth but the geometry is very odd. The seat tube on the 61cm is like 54cm and the effective top tube is 59cm. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,993
Posted By Christobevii3

Someone I know had a very bad wreck due to these...

Someone I know had a very bad wreck due to these tabs not being on their fork. You are crazy if you take them off.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,216
Posted By Christobevii3

I have look keo 2 max pedals. I am moving to 105...

I have look keo 2 max pedals. I am moving to 105 pedals slowly. the cleats are wider, last longer, and more stable to stand on. Look are fine just a little expensive and cleats get torn up faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,189
Posted By Christobevii3

Rubino pro's are like $22 a piece on wiggle or...

Rubino pro's are like $22 a piece on wiggle or ribble.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,438
Posted By Christobevii3

10 Speed Tiagra is good. GF just got one. The...

10 Speed Tiagra is good. GF just got one. The tektro brakes in the group were on or off though and have been upgraded to 105's now.
06-22-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,226
Posted By Christobevii3

Ride less miles but more structured. You have a...

Ride less miles but more structured. You have a base and can start getting fast sprinting now for 30 seconds to a couple minutes. Riding a long 20 minutes at threshold is blah.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,734
Posted By Christobevii3

I have a spare link too. No it isn't for going...

I have a spare link too. No it isn't for going across the Sierras, but I also moved somewhere recently and only know a few people. Being stuck 50 miles out on a 100 mile ride in south Louisiana...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,806
Posted By Christobevii3

The best skewers I've used are the velocity...

The best skewers I've used are the velocity internal cam ones. I might try the shimano 105 ones. The sram ones seem worse than the giant ones that came on my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,734
Posted By Christobevii3

Usually I bring: Topeak 18+ multi tool Two...

Usually I bring:
Topeak 18+ multi tool
Two tire levers
Patch kit
Two tubes
Two c02 carts
C02 head
Two tire boots made from tire that shreaded
Topeak pump on frame
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,849
Posted By Christobevii3

I've gone on two 50 mile trips with mine and use...

I've gone on two 50 mile trips with mine and use it twice a week for about 5 miles. Been using it since march without issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,146
Posted By Christobevii3

Which lezyne? I have a medium and has a hose and...

Which lezyne? I have a medium and has a hose and seems ok, pretty small against the cage. If you want something that will actually pump a tire the Zefal HPX is nice and can mount against your seat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,018
Posted By Christobevii3

I ride Grand Prix 700x24's on all my wheelsets...

I ride Grand Prix 700x24's on all my wheelsets typically. I have put a 25mm lithium 2 on 19mm wide rims and fide they ride sorta similar to the 23mm rim with the 24mm tire. The 23mm's still have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,482
Posted By Christobevii3

I really like my uvex hawk sunglasses I got for...

I really like my uvex hawk sunglasses I got for $50 a couple years back. They look like the newer sgl 100 model. The blaze look good at $46 too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By Christobevii3

Wider saddle solved mine showing up. Guess i'm...

Wider saddle solved mine showing up. Guess i'm 155 and not 143mm like I thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,042
Posted By Christobevii3

Alex wheels are pretty terrible about staying...

Alex wheels are pretty terrible about staying true. You could buy any name brand wheelset and do better.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By Christobevii3

Walz, just got two since I was dripping sweat...

Walz, just got two since I was dripping sweat onto my glasses too often in Louisiana. A++ would buy again
Forum: Southeast
04-06-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,770
Posted By Christobevii3

Oh go with the longer group ride today you say? ...

Oh go with the longer group ride today you say? It will be fun!

http://app.strava.com/activities/47546419

Pics!

http://i.imgur.com/93nNCq1l.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/gLno2hwl.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,618
Posted By Christobevii3

I have a pair of the bicycle wheel warehouse and...

I have a pair of the bicycle wheel warehouse and really like them. Have had them for two years and they seem faster than my velocity a23 comp build wheels. I have the basic race build linked...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Christobevii3

I really like the Grand Prix 24mm and at $17 a...

I really like the Grand Prix 24mm and at $17 a pop you can't beat them. They have a $27 charge fee so I ordered 6. I see them as 98% of the tire and cheap as hell if you order a lot.
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