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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-07, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By TomMc1

I have just over 1100 miles on my set and love...

I have just over 1100 miles on my set and love them. They are very smooth and give a great ride. They live on my P2SL and while most of the roads that I ride on are pretty smooth, I have ridden on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By TomMc1

I like the Vista's that came with my Cervelo but...

I like the Vista's that came with my Cervelo but after numerous attempts to get someone at Easton to answer some basic sales questions on the phone and or in email I have given up on Easton.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-07, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By TomMc1

+1 for Specialized insoles. My feet stopped...

+1 for Specialized insoles. My feet stopped going to sleep after removing the paper thin Sidi insoles and putting in the Specialized BG insoles.

Don't know anything about Eggbeater pedals. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-07, 06:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,526
Posted By TomMc1

Stunning! I wish I could take the time for such...

Stunning! I wish I could take the time for such a ride.

Thanks for sharing the photos. I wish a few of them were higher resolution as I would love to have them for my desktop background...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By TomMc1

Level on both bikes.

Level on both bikes.
Forum: Great Lakes
07-01-07, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By TomMc1

Check the MapMyRide site for instructions and...

Check the MapMyRide site for instructions and tutorials. I just found the site last week. It's pretty intuitive. Just give it a try and poke around for info on it.
Kensington access - I doubt...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-30-07, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,942
Posted By TomMc1

For maps... you could try the metroparks.com site...

For maps... you could try the metroparks.com site and you may be able to get some decent distance and elevation estimates using www.mapmyride.com. It's a great site and even lets you follow roads as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-07, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By TomMc1

Thanks for the feedback on the SL28's and for the...

Thanks for the feedback on the SL28's and for the weight weenies link. I check that out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By TomMc1

ROL wheels anyone?

Anyone rolling on ROL (http://www.rolwheels.com/index.php) wheels? I did a search for ROL and didn't come up with any threads. I'm looking for feedback on them as everday wheels for my road bike. ...
Forum: Triathlon
06-23-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,435
Posted By TomMc1

I have a P2SL (very similar to the Dual) and it...

I have a P2SL (very similar to the Dual) and it is a 54cm frame. I'm 5'-9" with a 30" pants inseam (short legs, long torso). The bike fits me extremely well and I have the seat in the forward...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,268
Posted By TomMc1

I don't know about the Large size... I have a...

I don't know about the Large size... I have a 33" waist and weigh 190 lbs, am 5'-10" which 30" inseam... Medium Assos F1.Uno's bibs fit perfect. I will say that Assos fit tighter than some other...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-07, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By TomMc1

I have KEO Carbons on my tri bike and KEO Sprints...

I have KEO Carbons on my tri bike and KEO Sprints on my road bike. Love 'em both.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-07, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By TomMc1

I just got off the phone with Cateye... First of...

I just got off the phone with Cateye... First of all, I was impressed to talk to a real person within a minute of starting the call. They're going to send me another sensor unit. We don't think it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By TomMc1

JayC - Actually, I use a S725X for my HR monitor...

JayC - Actually, I use a S725X for my HR monitor and could just get a cadence sensor. I could just leave it so the top row shows cadence. It just isn't as easy as having a dedicated cycle computer...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By TomMc1

so battery is not much different than my eTrex...

so battery is not much different than my eTrex Vista. :(

But the sensor on the back wheel for distance is very good. That's what is driving me nuts with the Cateye wireless 300... when it does...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-07, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By TomMc1

I have a Garmin eTrex Vista GPS that we use for...

I have a Garmin eTrex Vista GPS that we use for geocaching with the kids. It's great but sometimes has issues seeing the satellites when there is too much tree cover overhead.

It's a few years...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-07, 06:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By TomMc1

I have a Cervelo P2SL which, like the Soloist,...

I have a Cervelo P2SL which, like the Soloist, has an aluminum frame. It isn't harsh to ride at all even though the frame is all aluminum. I've learned that there is much more to ride comfort than...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-07, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By TomMc1

Best wireless computer with cadence?

I'm not having the best luck with my Cateye wireless CC-CD300DW computer and am looking for an alternative. The speed and cadence sometimes reads zero while riding and it it affects the distance...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-07, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By TomMc1

Anyone have any experience with the Specialized...

Anyone have any experience with the Specialized Adaptalite glasses such as the Arc model?
http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCEqProduct.jsp?spid=25938

Here is a link to their optics mini site:...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By TomMc1

I got my HED Bastognes yesterday. Rode 25 miles...

I got my HED Bastognes yesterday. Rode 25 miles yesterday and 35 miles today. They're great! Sooo Smmmoooothhhh! I bought a set of of Vittoria Open Corsa EVO CX tires and they are terrific. Very...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-07, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By TomMc1

I have two pairs of Adistar bib-shorts, two pairs...

I have two pairs of Adistar bib-shorts, two pairs of Adistar bib-knickers and one pair of Adistar shorts. They are my favorite cycling shorts.

My oldest pair has over a 1000 miles on them and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By TomMc1

There are a bunch... Most one day rides/charity...

There are a bunch... Most one day rides/charity tours have multiple lenght routes that go up to 100K and 100 miles. Here are a few on my list:

- 7th Annual Ride for Lupus, 5/22, 62 mi (100K),...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By TomMc1

I buy the same size bibs and knickers as shorts.

I buy the same size bibs and knickers as shorts.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By TomMc1

My OCR C2 came with a CF seat post and alloy stem...

My OCR C2 came with a CF seat post and alloy stem and bar. It's plenty comfy with the alloy stem and bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 10:12 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 32,950
Posted By TomMc1

+1 on 55/Rad's chrome Pinny!

+1 on 55/Rad's chrome Pinny!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,347
Posted By TomMc1

I have a TruVativ Rouleur Triple on my Giant and...

I have a TruVativ Rouleur Triple on my Giant and it is decent. It shifts reliably. Though, compared to the FSA SLK on my Cervelo, it isn't so good. The FSA shifts much quicker and smoother. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By TomMc1

He joined right after you finished. He went to...

He joined right after you finished. He went to Parris Island in the summer of '73 and then to Laos and Cambodia from there. Retired medically after 18 years in the late '80s with lots of other...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By TomMc1

I've thought about custom wheels too... But...

I've thought about custom wheels too... But knowing how crazy I can get about things, I have chosed for sanity sake to not go down that path. I would end up researching spoke shapes and materials...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By TomMc1

HED Bastognes & Zipp CSC Team Issue

I have been searching the forums and on the web and can't find much in the way of reviews and opinions on either of these wheelsets.

If you have either wheelset please share your thoughts on them....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,731
Posted By TomMc1

New this year and just got the Stingers today. ...

New this year and just got the Stingers today. Too cold and rainy for a ride though.

http://img261.imageshack.us/img261/6766/img0925nh1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-07, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 918
Posted By TomMc1

Island Lake mostly during the week and sometimes...

Island Lake mostly during the week and sometimes both IL and Kensington on weekends. The parks are connected via a path that goes beneath I-96. IL is 12.5 miles from one end to the other and back,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By TomMc1

Welcome to the forum and thank you for your...

Welcome to the forum and thank you for your service to our country.

I have an OCR too and really enjoy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 10:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,522
Posted By TomMc1

Ordered some stuff Sunday night and it arrived...

Ordered some stuff Sunday night and it arrived Tuesday but I paid the extra for 2nd day.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 918
Posted By TomMc1

Yes. I live north of Ann Arbor and ride at...

Yes. I live north of Ann Arbor and ride at Island Lake and Kensington frequently.

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Triathlon
03-23-07, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,465
Posted By TomMc1

It's a bit of drive from Auburn but the annual...

It's a bit of drive from Auburn but the annual One Helluva Ride is a blast. It's in the Chelsea / Ann Arbor area so probably a couple of hours from your house to get to.

http://www.aabts.org/ohr/...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-07, 01:29 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,299
Posted By TomMc1

+1 on Omega's and watches in general. I have the...

+1 on Omega's and watches in general. I have the Bond GMT which is a Seamaster with skeleton hands, exhibition back and the new coaxial escapement.

Besides my family... my other hobby is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-07, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By TomMc1

Great chart!

Great chart!
Forum: Triathlon
03-21-07, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,465
Posted By TomMc1

Thanks Scott. Spring is officially here but it's...

Thanks Scott. Spring is officially here but it's cold and rainy. Hopefully Saturday will be warm and sunny. I need to get a lot of miles under me before heading to the Auburn area. ;)

Do you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,107
Posted By TomMc1

I agree, the Felt's look great in real life.

I agree, the Felt's look great in real life.
Forum: Triathlon
03-20-07, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,465
Posted By TomMc1

Thanks! I only have 12.5 miles on the bike plus...

Thanks! I only have 12.5 miles on the bike plus the 2 hours of riding on and off during the final fitting but I'm already crazy about it.

So far the saddle is good. It will take a bit more...
Forum: Triathlon
03-19-07, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,465
Posted By TomMc1

Well, I waited just over 6 months for the S22 to...

Well, I waited just over 6 months for the S22 to come in... We've had decent weather days here and there and I just couldn't wait any longer. I canceled the order for the S22 and went with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,107
Posted By TomMc1

Well my S22 still hadn't arrived as of this past...

Well my S22 still hadn't arrived as of this past weekend... Spring is very near and I was at the end of my rope waiting for it to ship from Felt. So... My LBS and I got together and I changed to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-07, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By TomMc1

Here is my '06 OCR C2. This was last winter...

Here is my '06 OCR C2. This was last winter right after I got it. still very shiny and clean... This is with the SPD pedals that came with it. I later replaced them with Look Keo Sprints and...
02-03-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,833
Posted By TomMc1

I have a Computrainer Pro and love it. I was...

I have a Computrainer Pro and love it. I was going to buy either the RealAxiom or the Tacx iMagic but my lovely wife bought me the CT for Christmas.

To answer your question... it may be because...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By TomMc1

Thanks for the info! Are the trails just for...

Thanks for the info! Are the trails just for bikes or do they have walkers, runners, skaters and or strollers on them as well meaning that the speed limit is 10mph? I ask because I ride mostly at...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-07, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By TomMc1

Thanks for the info on Lansing shops. I just...

Thanks for the info on Lansing shops. I just started a new job in Okemos and haven't ventured out looking for shops at lunch of after work yet.

Are there any good areas to ride like a state park?...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By TomMc1

BikeSport in Dearborn is very close to you. They...

BikeSport in Dearborn is very close to you. They really specialize in Tri but also sell normal road bikes. THey mainly carry Cervelo and Felt but have other brands as well. Good fitting.

A...
01-25-07, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,833
Posted By TomMc1

My post was more meant to be me complaining about...

My post was more meant to be me complaining about the cold weather here.

In all honesty, I don't think I could ride in the heat that you ride in so you can call me a summer woos. 115F, yikes!
...
01-25-07, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,833
Posted By TomMc1

Can't help myself... 55 degrees F is almost...

Can't help myself... 55 degrees F is almost shorts weather. It's 10 degrees F right now in southeast Michigan. Buy some tights to put over your shorts and an Under Armor cold gear shirt and get...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,320
Posted By TomMc1

ROFLMAO. This thread is a funny as the thread...

ROFLMAO. This thread is a funny as the thread last week about shaving.
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