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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By tosterbe

Retrofitting kids road bike: SRAM or Shimano

I am building up a road bike for my 10 year old son. The bike is an older steel allez with downtube shifters. I am going to upgrade the drivetrain and I am looking at SRAM or shimano.

The...
02-07-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,647
Posted By tosterbe

I didn't have any 'remarkable' things as you...

I didn't have any 'remarkable' things as you mention above. As a kid, I did have a braces for four years and part of that process was to correct an overbite.

Another interesting thing to add is...
02-05-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,647
Posted By tosterbe

My experience with the AgilityGuard

I am sponsored by a dentist who was a PPM provider but now works with AgilityGuard. I am just another average Joe. Coming from a science and engineering background, I was skeptical of the claims...
01-29-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,177
Posted By tosterbe

Cal Aggie Cat 4/5 35+. Registration was a PITA. ...

Cal Aggie Cat 4/5 35+. Registration was a PITA. Feels like I waited as long as the day-of reg people. I waited in line about 20 minutes. Warm up time got cut.

We get the 3-5 minute keep it...
01-25-11, 11:40 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,469
Posted By tosterbe

A team mate and I were in the 30+ 5s. Kits are...

A team mate and I were in the 30+ 5s. Kits are black with 'The Hub' logo. One logo is reb/white/blue on is green/blue/white. Bikes are cannon dale system six (black/alum) one is white caad 10. ...
06-20-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By tosterbe

Vince, I live in Roseville near HP. PM me if you...

Vince, I live in Roseville near HP. PM me if you need local routes.

Todd
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By tosterbe

Yeah, I get that but why do the other mounts not...

Yeah, I get that but why do the other mounts not have the same restriction?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By tosterbe

Yakima Copperhead question

Anybody have a good reason as to why the Yakima Copperhead instructions say the rack can't be used with forks without safety tabs? In looking at a few other racks, they don't appear to have this...
05-12-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,689
Posted By tosterbe

Can you send me the link to the Rocklin pic? ...

Can you send me the link to the Rocklin pic? That is my neck of the woods.
05-11-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,491
Posted By tosterbe

I might call in sick that day and see you there. ...

I might call in sick that day and see you there. Not sure if the field size in the 4/5 is grown yet. last I looked it was 20. I figure WTH, go for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By tosterbe

Carbon Wheel Flex

I've been using a pair of Reynolds Strikes lately and I've noticed that when I am mashing up a hill or when I stand and accelerate the wheels sounds like it is rubbing the break pad. It is most...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,584
Posted By tosterbe

Interesting in that my longer leg is the one that...

Interesting in that my longer leg is the one that is turned 15 degrees. I was fitted two years ago and the initial fit had 2 wedges under the left cleat and three under the right. The fitter I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,584
Posted By tosterbe

Those are some of the ideas that I had as well. ...

Those are some of the ideas that I had as well. One other thing that I am trying to understand is how close does the correction need to be. From reading, it appears that nobody has two legs that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,584
Posted By tosterbe

dealing with 1cm leg length difference

I've been in PT getting treatment for recurring back problems. On a whim, I ask the therapist to check measure me up and see if my legs are the same length. Over the past few years I've battled...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-10, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By tosterbe

I was looking at FP60s/Sram S60s vs. Williams 58s...

I was looking at FP60s/Sram S60s vs. Williams 58s vs. PSIMETs. Short story long is that I ended up with Reynolds Assaults.

I wanted wheels that would be more for TTs and events but still would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By tosterbe

I've got both the 12-26 and 11-28 SRAM cassettes...

I've got both the 12-26 and 11-28 SRAM cassettes (non Red) and the last three cogs are attached to a spider. I don't know how much luck you'll have making the combo listed above with this constraint.
02-27-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,177
Posted By tosterbe

1st Race Ever - Cat 5 Snelling Road Race 4...

1st Race Ever - Cat 5 Snelling Road Race

4 laps of ~12ish miles plus a neutral rollout.

Lots of standing water on the course. One section of about 30 yards was 4-6 inches deep. We were warned...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-10, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 731
Posted By tosterbe

How long until Pcad's new Cervelo arrives? ...

How long until Pcad's new Cervelo arrives?

That Scott bike is so 1st half 2010.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,509
Posted By tosterbe

Training/Racing Bike 50x34 with 12-26 ...

Training/Racing Bike 50x34 with 12-26

Deathride Gearing Change: SRAM XX RD and Cassette 50x34 with 11x36 cassette. <--- still need to put this on the bike to see how granny it is.
01-15-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By tosterbe

-bump- I had the opportunity today to drive...

-bump-

I had the opportunity today to drive on Sunset West from Fiddyment all the way to 99 today. There is a 5 mile section of road that looks to be in good condition. There is not much of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By tosterbe

+1 fugliest kit of 2010 so far

+1 fugliest kit of 2010 so far
12-28-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By tosterbe

Hey All who live in Roseville, anybody up for a...

Hey All who live in Roseville, anybody up for a ride on Tues or Wed AM?

PM me if your're interested.

Todd
12-28-09, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By tosterbe

Looks like the corner of 10th and L. Isn't that...

Looks like the corner of 10th and L. Isn't that a parking garage?
12-25-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By tosterbe

Hi GB- I live in your neck of the woods...

Hi GB-

I live in your neck of the woods (Blue Oaks/Woodcreek Oaks). The closest local section of straight flat road w/o stops for 3-4 miles is to start at Fiddyment and go north until you hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By tosterbe

I was in SF in June for a conference. We rode...

I was in SF in June for a conference. We rode from Union Square and did the headlands loop. Watch out for the motorcycle cops as you get closer to the bridge. We saw several cyclists get tickets....
Forum: Foo
11-22-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,579
Posted By tosterbe

+1 Most non-BFish thing I've ever read from...

+1

Most non-BFish thing I've ever read from uncle Pcad.

FWIW, 5 years ago 2500 sq ft on an 8000 sq ft lot in Roseville, CA was ours for 480K. In today's market, the larger places in our...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By tosterbe

I've got a system six and I love it. I've...

I've got a system six and I love it. I've actually had two of them, one with bb30 and one w/o. Grab the frame while you can. I think it was the systemsix 2's that came with bb30, but I could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By tosterbe

Sidi Genius 6.6 Fit

So I sprang for a pair of Genius 6.6 in size 45 after trying on some 5.5s in the same size and they don't fit. They feel narrow compared to the 5.5s. I went a tried on the 5.5s again for a sanity...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By tosterbe

I've got a set of m28s for everyday use. I've...

I've got a set of m28s for everyday use. I've not had any problems with them at all. I did get a wheel damaged in shipping and John was very easy to work with to get this fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,064
Posted By tosterbe

Forgot to add about the bike fit. I would...

Forgot to add about the bike fit. I would consider going to the UC Davis sports med clinic (http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/sportsmedicine/programs/biomechanical_tests.html)and having Judd Van Sickle...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,064
Posted By tosterbe

I am in Roseville near HP. PM me for some local...

I am in Roseville near HP. PM me for some local routes. Many of my rides head North to Lincoln and east up 12 bridges. Depending upon the day when I hit Sierra College, I've got a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 906
Posted By tosterbe

is this official bike? ...

is this official bike?

http://www.pantanibikes.it/images/carbonnrosso_big.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 563,316
Posted By tosterbe

Broke some BF rules about the crank position and...

Broke some BF rules about the crank position and being on the little ring...

but, here is my system six with some FP 60s and aero bars for a local TT. sad part is that I didn't make it to the...
09-13-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By tosterbe

I was hoping that someone would have a pic of the...

I was hoping that someone would have a pic of the tt results kinda like this (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodzina/page2/) for the crit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,268
Posted By tosterbe

Sounds like the Deck needs to HTFU. Thanks...

Sounds like the Deck needs to HTFU.

Thanks for helping to inspire my self loathing.

+10 for all the posts that in one way or another help me put so many things into proper perspective.
09-12-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By tosterbe

Folsom South Canal TT Results

Anybody have link to the results? Got the flu and wasn't able to race. I tried to HTFU but with a 102 fever, chills, and being dizzy, it just wasn't going to happen.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-09, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,109
Posted By tosterbe

I swapped out my late 80s vintage looks for zeros...

I swapped out my late 80s vintage looks for zeros two years ago. First ride or two, I had this feeling of walking on ice. No real problems after the switch. Other posts about cleat positioning are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By tosterbe

I was looking for as much comfort as possible at...

I was looking for as much comfort as possible at the Death Ride this past year. I went with fizik bar:gel (http://www.fizik.com/catalog_accessories.aspx?subid=Bar_Gel_and_Bar_Tape_Kit) and wrapped...
09-01-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,713
Posted By tosterbe

So what your saying is that like the Mets, you...

So what your saying is that like the Mets, you need the Nationals -- a guarantee that you don't DFL. :thumb:
Hope Jerry M doesn't get shafted over this season. He is a better manager than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,918
Posted By tosterbe

I am in Roseville

I am in Roseville
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,918
Posted By tosterbe

Yes. I became good friends with a physical...

Yes. I became good friends with a physical therapist when being treated from a back injury. I ended up with about 15 sessions over a month and a half. In the same timeframe, I went and had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 563,316
Posted By tosterbe

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2561/3724685497_698...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2561/3724685497_698b1134f4.jpg?v=0
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,328
Posted By tosterbe

my original post was quoting pcaddy about the...

my original post was quoting pcaddy about the cubbies and mets. post didn't make it when firefox crashed. cubs are 3.5 out and tied for 3rd in the NL central. stranger things have happened...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,328
Posted By tosterbe

New frameset arrived and was finally built up. ...

New frameset arrived and was finally built up. Kudos to SRAM for the back channel work with c'dale to make this happen. SRAM also kicked in a BB30 red crankset, RD, and chain.


...
07-13-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,302
Posted By tosterbe

I am part of Team Turning Wheels. We had about...

I am part of Team Turning Wheels. We had about 20 riders on the course and a stellar support team @ Hermit's Valley. I had to abandon with a knee injury (post above) just before the cattle guard on...
07-13-09, 09:05 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,302
Posted By tosterbe

I am hoping to find a pic of me as I had a...

I am hoping to find a pic of me as I had a medical DNF. Four days before the DR, the cleat on my right shoe broke. I figured this was not that big a deal. I am using speedplay zeros and I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By tosterbe

sydneylo...

sydneylo (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=167570)-

I called Cannondale about two weeks ago to discuss a frame replacement situation. I was able to get some info about availability of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,554
Posted By tosterbe

Another option is to first go to a compact double...

Another option is to first go to a compact double and then, if needed, swap the RD out (providing that your brifters and new RD will work together) for a MTB jobber and a 11-32T or 34T cassette. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-09, 08:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,156
Posted By tosterbe

No sugar or HFCs --> Hammer Heed. Here is a link...

No sugar or HFCs --> Hammer Heed. Here is a link (http://www.hammernutrition.com/affiliates/127811)to their page and a 15% off discount.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,328
Posted By tosterbe

yup.

yup.
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