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06-23-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By jeff@work

Thanks Keith. Ed, I saw a TON of...

Thanks Keith.

Ed, I saw a TON of motorcyclists, lots of guys on adventure bike setups... i was a little jealous on the climbs... ha I didn't notice any hot springs right along the river......
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By jeff@work

If you get the wheels get some Campy bottle cages...

If you get the wheels get some Campy bottle cages to go with it... maybe you'll give a stroke to anyone that would be upset about you mixing and matching. I ran Rival and C24's for years... ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 491,782
Posted By jeff@work

Valsgarde... sweet bike... where were those...

Valsgarde... sweet bike... where were those pictures taken?

oldnslow2... doesn't look like you have much to complain about to me! Looks like a nice spot... also a sweet looking ride
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By jeff@work

Looks like a BEAUTIFUL area Machka! Saturday...

Looks like a BEAUTIFUL area Machka!

Saturday I got ambitious and did 140 miles on the Oregon Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeroute... did a little write up here:...
06-21-15, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By jeff@work

Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway - Detroit to Estacada Oregon

I've been trying to make an effort to get out and see more of the state this year. I knew Detroit Lake is a beautiful area so I figured I'd give this one a whirl. My endurance this year has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,207
Posted By jeff@work

6'1", 46.5 shoes, ride cranks from anywhere from...

6'1", 46.5 shoes, ride cranks from anywhere from 170-180's and frames 56.5 to 58... and mentioning all that kind of points out how much really factors into toe overlap... that doesn't even take into...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,207
Posted By jeff@work

I would have to agree with you that toe overlap...

I would have to agree with you that toe overlap on road bikes is something that just doesn't matter. I'm pretty sure I've had it on every road bike I've ever owned and the only time I've ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 477,096
Posted By jeff@work

OR-126 between Santiam and McKenzie passes ...

OR-126 between Santiam and McKenzie passes

http://i.imgur.com/ydzNilN.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,136
Posted By jeff@work

What i look for: Jerseys - full zip, race fit,...

What i look for:
Jerseys - full zip, race fit, good pockets, prefer a waterproof pocket for my phone, sleeve cuffs that are super stretchy

Shorts - fairly thin pad, black or mostly black, minimal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 491,782
Posted By jeff@work

No wonder why i kept going in circles... haha ...

No wonder why i kept going in circles... haha

Actually the stem and wheel are aligned, it's the barfly clamp... i don't have enough perfectly round space on my handlebars to clamp it so after...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By jeff@work

definitely, it's a carbon crank a very comparable...

definitely, it's a carbon crank a very comparable to a sram force crank. Sram lists it between the rival and force cranksets https://www.sram.com/sram/road/products/s900-crankset
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,624
Posted By jeff@work

I use something very similar to TenSpeedV2,...

I use something very similar to TenSpeedV2, neatfreak?Organizing Furniture?UPTOWN 12 Compartment Cube Cabinet (http://www.neatfreak.com/organizing-furniture/uptown-12-compartment-cube-cabinet) picked...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,263
Posted By jeff@work

Saturday 127 miles over McKenzie Pass and up to...

Saturday 127 miles over McKenzie Pass and up to the top of Aufderheide. If you're in Oregon DEFINITELY check out Aufderheide... it is an amazingly beautiful ride with almost no traffic... I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By jeff@work

looks like an S series... S900 or S950

looks like an S series... S900 or S950
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 491,782
Posted By jeff@work

rookies :p http://i.imgur.com/0w1GELF.jpg ...

rookies :p

http://i.imgur.com/0w1GELF.jpg

seriously some beautiful bikes in this thread though... makes my N+1 nerve start itching
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 491,782
Posted By jeff@work

Thanks! I feel the same way... most of the...

Thanks! I feel the same way... most of the pictures I see online don't do it justice at all but I'm very happy with how it turned out and more importantly love the way it rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 491,782
Posted By jeff@work

love seeing a 9 year old out riding... that's...

love seeing a 9 year old out riding... that's awesome...

http://i.imgur.com/zB8YOm9.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/0S8omAV.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,119
Posted By jeff@work

Wrapped up the last two days of helping guide the...

Wrapped up the last two days of helping guide the Central Oregon 500 over the weekend. 101 miles out to Prineville and Smith Rock on Saturday and then 129 over Santiam and McKenzie passes. We had...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,818
Posted By jeff@work

McKenzie River, OR ...

McKenzie River, OR

http://i.imgur.com/jD12gip.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By jeff@work

1) How boring... but probably the best choice. ...

1) How boring... but probably the best choice.

2) Would probably be interesting to know... but what would you do with the info? Try to train your weaker leg more? I think this is more along the...
05-29-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By jeff@work

Like Shifty said it's a great ride in the summer...

Like Shifty said it's a great ride in the summer and traffic isn't bad especially on weekdays. One thing I will caution you is be careful in the turns... cars often cross over the double yellow and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,787
Posted By jeff@work

It really isn't that big of a deal... i always...

It really isn't that big of a deal... i always did all my own work on my cars but was afraid of the voodoo that is bike tuning and building. Then after becoming frustrated with finding a mechanic...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By jeff@work

I should follow up with... value wise I'd...

I should follow up with... value wise I'd probably go with the RS81 version myself... when i bought my DA C24's I got them for like $550ish... comparing prices between the currentl RS81 and DA I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By jeff@work

are you dead set on a 10 speed Force crankset? ...

are you dead set on a 10 speed Force crankset? I'm not familiar with BB90 so definitely double check me but it looks like it's just a way of using press fit bearings with GXP cranksets? If that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By jeff@work

sure hope they warranty it quick... that is a...

sure hope they warranty it quick... that is a sweet looking ride
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By jeff@work

I have an older version of the C24's and love...

I have an older version of the C24's and love them. I upgraded to them from Neuvation M28's on a Mongoose Bosberg... oh the horror... nicer wheels than frame... and it was a noticeable difference to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 09:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,177
Posted By jeff@work

Garmin isn't sitting around twiddling their...

Garmin isn't sitting around twiddling their thumbs like they did with in car nav, they have the vivoactive smart watch which looks like it has a lot of potential. Then there's the edge 1000 which...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By jeff@work

Conveniently Specialized has most of their old...

Conveniently Specialized has most of their old model info available on their website. I don't see a Tarmac Elite so I'll assume it was a Tarmac Expert Specialized Bicycle Components...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 25,066
Posted By jeff@work

Definitely one of the best things about under...

Definitely one of the best things about under appreciated brands in general. They're often good deals compared to more popular brands at MSRP but on top of that you can then often find them heavily...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 25,066
Posted By jeff@work

Price Point has some crazy good deals on last...

Price Point has some crazy good deals on last years Diamondbacks, $1200 for Podium ETAPE, carbon frame 105 equipped bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,941
Posted By jeff@work

Race fit jersey and shorts... anything baggy is...

Race fit jersey and shorts... anything baggy is just extra drag
Aero helmet like the giro synthe, s-works evade, lg course, etc
If you can't stay in the drops then stay as low as you can on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 491,782
Posted By jeff@work

I've never seen such careless disregard for tires...

I've never seen such careless disregard for tires in my life haha nice looking bike!
05-12-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By jeff@work

It's completely open for bikes, I rode the entire...

It's completely open for bikes, I rode the entire length 2 weeks ago. It was epic :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,061
Posted By jeff@work

The i25's have a suggested rider weight limit of...

The i25's have a suggested rider weight limit of 220 lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,386
Posted By jeff@work

Like valygrl mentioned you'd be going in the...

Like valygrl mentioned you'd be going in the wrong direction with shorter cranks, they'd decrease your leverage and make it harder for you to pedal uphill. Moving to longer cranks would make it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,276
Posted By jeff@work

I've probably got over 10k on my C24's......

I've probably got over 10k on my C24's... fantastic wheels... the roads around here aren't the best, plus I've ridden them on dirt roads, cobblestones, jumped them off curbs... in that time I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,672
Posted By jeff@work

Was it your bike shop that mentioned the...

Was it your bike shop that mentioned the difficulty in finding a replacement chain? If so I'd be questioning their knowledge since the 11 speed chains are interchangeable... Also on that note,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,470
Posted By jeff@work

I was there for a month in early 2013 and didn't...

I was there for a month in early 2013 and didn't think it was that bad. I rode the hotel zone a few times and saw other cyclists out there. I think the hotel zone is the sketchiest area due to the...
12-23-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By jeff@work

For me in conditions like that I find the worst...

For me in conditions like that I find the worst part isn't necessarily the heat but the strength of the sun. If i cover my skin up so it's not directly exposed to the sun it makes a tremendous...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,344
Posted By jeff@work

Yes, road bikes really do roll much better than...

Yes, road bikes really do roll much better than mountain bikes. It should be noticeable just taking one even for a quick spin in a parking lot or down the street.

30x25 is a pretty low gear...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By jeff@work

I use it, beIN sports is in English and HD,...

I use it, beIN sports is in English and HD, Universal Sports however is not in HD and doesn't scale properly on my tv (using a roku to play it on the tv), even on my computer you can't get it to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By jeff@work

Spokes fatigue over time... if you've broken 3...

Spokes fatigue over time... if you've broken 3 spokes on the same wheel I would either rebuild the entire wheel or purchase a new wheelset. One spoke could be a fluke... second spoke... well lets...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By jeff@work

I'd recommend looking at how the pros setup for...

I'd recommend looking at how the pros setup for long TT's and Ironman competitions.
Aerobars will definitely be more efficient but the drawback is they make the bike a little more unstable and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,417
Posted By jeff@work

sealed cartridge... like an octalink or isis bb

sealed cartridge... like an octalink or isis bb
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,818
Posted By jeff@work

I highly recommend it, beautiful and challenging....

I highly recommend it, beautiful and challenging. The no cars weekends are definitely pretty cool and it's something the park is trying to do a few times a year now. Sept 20th and 27th are the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,417
Posted By jeff@work

i think some of this has already been covered...

i think some of this has already been covered but...

tires... some tires are faster than others... the ones on your old bike might have had noticeably less rolling resistance

gearing... if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,060
Posted By jeff@work

52 mph descending Little Cottonwood Canyon in...

52 mph descending Little Cottonwood Canyon in Utah. I'm 6'1 170 lbs and the summer I lived by there I routinely hit 50 mph on my road bike. It's quite easy to do on a relatively straight descent...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,128
Posted By jeff@work

they lost me at that ridiculous photoshopped...

they lost me at that ridiculous photoshopped "customer photo" and the fact that you have to pay return shipping for warranty work.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By jeff@work

i look at it the other way now... do i lift on...

i look at it the other way now... do i lift on the days i ride? ;)

I consider my cycling rest days to be the best days for the upper body workouts although in the summer i'm usually riding 6 days...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By jeff@work

I lost about 15 lbs of upper body muscle mass by...

I lost about 15 lbs of upper body muscle mass by simply by working out less often. Not sure what your workout looks like now but I used to be a 5x a week gym guy...i changed to doing my upper body...
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