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01-23-11, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By celerystalksme

Worry about bike weight?

I'm going to do my first bike race this year. I'll be doing the Tour of Kensington Valley, and the Milford Criterium. Both in Milford, MI.

What I'm wondering is this: my bike is close to 12 lbs....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-10, 05:45 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 11:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,091
Posted By celerystalksme

I've used Look Keo, Shimano SPD-SL, Crank Bros...

I've used Look Keo, Shimano SPD-SL, Crank Bros Eggbeaters, and Speedplay X series. They're all pretty good. Look are probably my favorite...not because they work better, they all work good. I like...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 05:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,388
Posted By celerystalksme

great, now you guys have me all paranoid that my...

great, now you guys have me all paranoid that my carbon bars are going to snap like a twig during a ride and leave me chewing pavement... :(
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,449
Posted By celerystalksme

Doesn't your school have financial aid advisors?...

Doesn't your school have financial aid advisors? Have you ever filled out FAFSA form? Have you every applied for scholarships? Drop by your schools financial aid office, I'm sure someone helpful...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,449
Posted By celerystalksme

Finish the degree! If you're burnt out, take a...

Finish the degree! If you're burnt out, take a semester off...and then maybe take one, two classes. But don't just drop out of college. The job market is tough...a bachelors now is nothing, just the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,506
Posted By celerystalksme

no, but i do inflate my car tires to what the...

no, but i do inflate my car tires to what the users manual recommends for my car.

but what do i do with bikes? BF people say don't pay attention to side wall max/recommendation, don't rely on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,506
Posted By celerystalksme

so charts aren't qutie right, formulas aren't...

so charts aren't qutie right, formulas aren't "science", sidewall recommendations are unreliable...

how do you figure out the best pressure to run your tire? just trial and error? i've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By celerystalksme

I like Giordana

I like Giordana
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,506
Posted By celerystalksme

i go similarly high with my tubulars. is this bad?

i go similarly high with my tubulars. is this bad?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-10, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By celerystalksme

High end? Is the Look 595 Ultra out of range?...

High end? Is the Look 595 Ultra out of range? Thor Hushovd I believe rode the regular 595. The Ultra is stiffer. Should be able to withstand your weight and strength with zero issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-10, 04:02 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,627
Posted By celerystalksme

1 32oz with water...1 24oz with some sports drink

1 32oz with water...1 24oz with some sports drink
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,648
Posted By celerystalksme

I used FSA rings on a Shimano Ultegra crank for a...

I used FSA rings on a Shimano Ultegra crank for a long time on my cx bike. Works just fine. No problems at all, not even a hint. of a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By celerystalksme

Bike should be build up pretty soon. But I'm in...

Bike should be build up pretty soon. But I'm in Michigan...and hate riding in cold. However, we're going to Florida with our bikes in late Feb, early March. And, we ride virtually same frame sizes....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By celerystalksme

i bought it new-in-box from a private seller

i bought it new-in-box from a private seller
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By celerystalksme

New ride on the way!

Just ordered the frame! It's a build for the gf, but I'm still very excited. Getting gear is fun!

http://www.vandesselsports.com/images/rivet/rivet_main_small.jpg

Build will be quasi-budget for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By celerystalksme

Oh, yes, she wants to know how to change a flat....

Oh, yes, she wants to know how to change a flat. So I'll teach her and have her change a few. But I want her to have a durable, good traction tire with good wear. I use dumb race tires like Veloflex...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By celerystalksme

tire/tube selection help

Hello,

So, I'm building up a nice bike for my gf. A Van Dessel Rivet. Ultegra components. Lamo Bontrager wheels that I have lying around until we can get something nice. Here's the issue...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,589
Posted By celerystalksme

5'5" 165's on all my bikes. I can ride...

5'5"

165's on all my bikes. I can ride 167.5 or 170 with little to know problem. But when I turn crankarms longer than 170, my knees begin to hurt after long or hard efforts. As far as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Posted By celerystalksme

I gotta say...IMHO, the differences in the...

I gotta say...IMHO, the differences in the functioning of various groups have been neglible to me. I own or have owned bikes with full SRAM Rival, SRAM Red, DA 7800, Ultegra 6700, and a Ultegra/105...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,668
Posted By celerystalksme

I'm guessing you'll get $3000 tops. Not because...

I'm guessing you'll get $3000 tops. Not because it's not worth more than that...but because once you get to around $3000-$4000, most people would prefer to get a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Posted By celerystalksme

Rival I like the shape, size, and feel of...

Rival

I like the shape, size, and feel of Rival shifters more than the oversized DA
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By celerystalksme

I've never ever had a stem break before. And I've...

I've never ever had a stem break before. And I've never ever had a stem slip enough to cause immediate danger. My Extralite stem slipped on my carbon bars a tiny tiny bit after a week or so of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By celerystalksme

Good deal...get it if it fits.

Good deal...get it if it fits.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By celerystalksme

A stem is a stem is a stem, right? I have an...

A stem is a stem is a stem, right? I have an Extralite, which I like because I'm a recovering weight weenie...but my Truvativ stem on my other bike works just fine!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By celerystalksme

My other option...we're about the same height, so...

My other option...we're about the same height, so I could upgrade my winter trainer bike for her. It's a Trek Pilot 2.1. I don't even know if it's a crappy or good bike though...I just got it to put...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By celerystalksme

Um...depends on what you're going to do. The...

Um...depends on what you're going to do. The Basso if you ride on the road in grouprides, crits, stage races, charity rides, etc. The Transition if you TT or do tri's.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By celerystalksme

Yup, takes time to set. On the road, you just us...

Yup, takes time to set. On the road, you just us tape, put it on, inflat it and go. Yeah, it can be a little dangerous...probably more so on a technical course. I think though...that if you flat a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By celerystalksme

Would a Fuji Team Issue carbon frame be better,...

Would a Fuji Team Issue carbon frame be better, worse, or same than a Pedal Force or a eBay generic frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,545
Posted By celerystalksme

half the price of amazon? just looked on...

half the price of amazon? just looked on ebay...close to half the price of ebay too. that's a steal for anyone looking for a new, entry level roadbike. can't knock costco...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By celerystalksme

When I'm out riding on my Shimano R500's, I don't...

When I'm out riding on my Shimano R500's, I don't even think about the wheels being heavy or non-aero. I'm just out having a good time and/or training. But then...you start poking around on BF...next...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By celerystalksme

nice! i've wanted a CAAD frame for a while just...

nice! i've wanted a CAAD frame for a while just because of BF hype!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By celerystalksme

some of the generic frame listings have weights,...

some of the generic frame listings have weights, some don't. they seem to weigh around 1150 grams for just the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By celerystalksme

See? I know NOTHING! lol So yeah...substitute...

See? I know NOTHING! lol So yeah...substitute Pinarello and Look in the place of De Rosa and Time in my post above! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By celerystalksme

So are you implying that the Pedal Force frames...

So are you implying that the Pedal Force frames are high quality? I mean...seriously...I have ZERO clue. For all I know, Pedal Force frames, Cervelo frames, De Rosa frames, and generic eBay frames...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By celerystalksme

Pedal Force frame + fork costs $600-$1000+....

Pedal Force frame + fork costs $600-$1000+. What's the difference between the nameless, label-less, naked Pedal Force frame and the nameless, label-less, naked eBay frame from China?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By celerystalksme

Generic carbon frames on ebay...thoughts?

Has anyone bought one of these generic, label-less, naked carbon frames from ebay?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By celerystalksme

You and Ace Hardware are my heroes! Fixed for...

You and Ace Hardware are my heroes! Fixed for $1.00! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By celerystalksme

Spare/replacement bolts for stem?

Alright...my bars were slipping a bit...so I decided to take my bars off and try to put some friction lube or a cutout of inner tube in order to stop the slipping. Simple, right?

Well...the bolts...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-09, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By celerystalksme

i rode the bike through a lake! maintainence?

so...i had to get across a flooded road the other day...and decided to just ride through it. my bottom bracket was completely submerged. is here anything i have to do to make sure everything is in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 01:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,838
Posted By celerystalksme

if it's a LONG and STEEP hill, i can't...

if it's a LONG and STEEP hill, i can't stand...i'll burn up my legs way too fast, way too hard. i have to stay seated. seated, i can maintain a given effort level a lot longer than i could standing....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,680
Posted By celerystalksme

the problem with debris in the road is that when...

the problem with debris in the road is that when you cruising along at 20, 30, 30+ miles per hour...sometimes, once you see or feel it, its too late. it's like liz hatch getting taken out by a pine...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By celerystalksme

if you have good flexibility and good core...

if you have good flexibility and good core strength, use the competitive fit. look at the TT length the calculator spit out. that number will be a range for most people. but it's certainly not a be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-09, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,812
Posted By celerystalksme

i just did 40mph a descent yesterday on my winter...

i just did 40mph a descent yesterday on my winter build project! she did great!

i've never experienced speed wobble but i've known people that have experienced it. for them, it would up having do...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,440
Posted By celerystalksme

dumbest wheels ever... -will probably...

dumbest wheels ever...

-will probably explode
-has so much drag that it negates any weight benefit
-can't true easily, and must be sent away to be trued while you wait for 8 years

but they...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By celerystalksme

at least you didn't order anything from 3T...i...

at least you didn't order anything from 3T...i ordered a 3T fork back in December. It's FINALLY on the way...and should be here by next Monday according to UPS. 5 months. 3T...never again unless the...
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By celerystalksme

i think the same. someone on ST used the 305 in...

i think the same. someone on ST used the 305 in water...and it worked fine, HRM and GPS and everything. i'm too wussy to try my 305 in water! lol
Forum: Triathlon
05-05-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By celerystalksme

i'm getting it...and ditching my FR305 as soon as...

i'm getting it...and ditching my FR305 as soon as it arrives!

i heard the reason the HR data is not transmitted during swim is because 2.4ghz signal does not go through water very well. not sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,977
Posted By celerystalksme

Not that the Prince is a bad bike...far from it,...

Not that the Prince is a bad bike...far from it, the Prince is a great, balanced bike. But Bicyling Magazine sucks buffalo poo.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By celerystalksme

dooood!!!!!!!!!!! jump on dat!!!!!!! post pics...

dooood!!!!!!!!!!! jump on dat!!!!!!! post pics when it arrives!
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