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03-10-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,704
Posted By Slick Madone

Don't forget that sometimes, higher end products,...

Don't forget that sometimes, higher end products, have been in R&D for awhile, and those setting the higher standards, bear that cost in development. There are costs in improving a product.

The...
03-10-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Slick Madone

My bike has the Lefty Oliver suspension fork. If...

My bike has the Lefty Oliver suspension fork. If you're patient.....you'll find them for half off.
03-09-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Slick Madone

I bought an Ultegra Slate for $1500. I just...

I bought an Ultegra Slate for $1500. I just dropped it off at the bike shop for some semi-serious upgrades. I'll shoot pics of it next week. I'm going to put some more time on it, but looking to...
02-26-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 813
Posted By Slick Madone

This can happen, BUT........they need to look at...

This can happen, BUT........they need to look at what mode they are in. That makes a substantial difference. Manual Mode will lasts months......it goes down from there.
01-25-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,776
Posted By Slick Madone

I have one of these on my road S-Works, and one...

I have one of these on my road S-Works, and one on my gravel bike.

I went with this which Canyon uses on their upper end bikes since the Ergon is no longer available but quite a few copies are out...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By Slick Madone

They also did a Roubaix S-Works Edition in their...

They also did a Roubaix S-Works Edition in their papaya orange color. They in fact also helped on the Future Shock design.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By Slick Madone

Bye, Bye Team Sky........Hello McLaren!

Got this through my F1 feed:

https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/140627/mclaren-becomes-partner-of-major-cycling-team

McLaren Teams up with Vincenzo Nibali...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,496
Posted By Slick Madone

I'm hoping someone here can explain in more...

I'm hoping someone here can explain in more detail, but I found that to be true, at least on my S-Works.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,496
Posted By Slick Madone

I run it pretty much in Manual mode now......I...

I run it pretty much in Manual mode now......I like the Synchro mode, but I found it killed the battery much, much quicker.
11-19-18, 11:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,042
Posted By Slick Madone

Seriously........don't buy it! Why ***** about...

Seriously........don't buy it! Why ***** about it, because YOU don't want to spend the money? It works great and you haven't spent time riding it.

You can always make a few bucks driving for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Slick Madone

Here's my setup...... ...

Here's my setup......

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/zwift_setup_4e91e60355e5bb9b95c15793f60948453524fe64.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Slick Madone

I've had the Kickr Climb since it first came out....

I've had the Kickr Climb since it first came out. I was waiting on it to be available for quite awhile.

I spend a large amount of time on Zwift, due to the nature of my job and travel, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,270
Posted By Slick Madone

My toes barely touch, and I mean barely......no...

My toes barely touch, and I mean barely......no way I can balance from the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By Slick Madone

Why not the Wahoo TickrX? It shows up right near...

Why not the Wahoo TickrX? It shows up right near the cadence and power output on the screen.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Slick Madone

Why not just adjust to the pedals you have? I...

Why not just adjust to the pedals you have? I use MTB shoes on the road. Much easier walking around with if you have to stop.

Play with the saddle position to alleviate the knee issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,443
Posted By Slick Madone

Test ride a bike with Di2, and you'll never go...

Test ride a bike with Di2, and you'll never go back to mechanical. It's not about the money, or whether it's practical.....its just that much better.

The purists will disagree.....but ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By Slick Madone

Sorry to hear. Too young to go that soon. ...

Sorry to hear. Too young to go that soon. Prayers for his family.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,526,456
Posted By Slick Madone

Nothing wrong with that one. White stands out!

Nothing wrong with that one. White stands out!
08-05-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Slick Madone

I spend some time riding my Harley up there 2-3x...

I spend some time riding my Harley up there 2-3x year. A good friend lives near Cave Springs, and Tontitown. I have wanted to not only do some road riding up there, but I hear the Mountain Biking...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,526,456
Posted By Slick Madone

I'm not offended in any way. I thought the stock...

I'm not offended in any way. I thought the stock bike in that chameleon purple was pretty cool with the gum walls until I saw Levi's Gran Fondo bike.

Everyone is entitled to an opinion, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,526,456
Posted By Slick Madone

Speaking of flashy.....I wish I could get my...

Speaking of flashy.....I wish I could get my hands on one of those Red Hook Crit Allez frames when they came out. Those were pretty crazy loud.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 848
Posted By Slick Madone

Did a few hours today on a more elevated route...

Did a few hours today on a more elevated route and I like the small subtle feeling of the changes compared to the previous static setup.

I feel it could be seen as a little pricey for that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Slick Madone

This! Go for a drop bar and get a high rise stem...

This! Go for a drop bar and get a high rise stem to start with........you'll be able to lower it over time, and get way more comfortable then a straight bar bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By Slick Madone

This is such a loaded question. The best advice...

This is such a loaded question. The best advice is try a few saddles and see what works best for you. Most LBS' have test saddles you can borrow for a few days or even weeks. That's what I did.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Slick Madone

It's all good. I've said many times on here, it...

It's all good. I've said many times on here, it would be a very boring world if we all liked the same things. Variety is the spice of life.

I had the older Roubaix, and I found the zertz frame and...
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