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Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-13, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By Rubo

Hi guys I sold that bike:) Since then have...

Hi guys I sold that bike:)
Since then have built over 10 single speeds my latest is under 17lb and very fast.I am into single speeds now.Pictures will come soon
As far as Scat frame.It was a decent...
01-03-12, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 572
Posted By Rubo

I disagree! I have put over 2k miles on Zerolites...

I disagree! I have put over 2k miles on Zerolites and still true after hitting numerous path holes.My Mavic Cosmics did not fare better and cost me 4x more.
They spin real well.Solid wheels on the...
01-01-12, 10:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,796
Posted By Rubo

I think my point was clear.You like to point out...

I think my point was clear.You like to point out that subject should be left alone and yet you are commenting on this thread!
Your moral elitist comments have no merit.I only pointed the obvious...
01-01-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,796
Posted By Rubo

In case you are clueless you are in a FORUM!...

In case you are clueless you are in a FORUM! Where Opinions are SHARED! It does not mean we have no life or we are obsessed.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-11, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Rubo

Check your local CL You would be surprised how...

Check your local CL
You would be surprised how many almost new bikes are out there selling 30-40% lower then LBS prices.Just like Cars once out of shop prices nose dives.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-11, 12:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,517
Posted By Rubo

Just a thought consider Masi Evo CR as well. ...

Just a thought consider Masi Evo CR as well.
same price range
http://www.masibikes.com/bikes/carbon/evoluzione-105-2012
http://www.bigimagerack.com/cfs/img/2011/16f3855c/webmed.jpg
12-29-11, 12:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,796
Posted By Rubo

Commodus Thanks for your post.Lot of people...

Commodus
Thanks for your post.Lot of people failed to read the entire article which I posted the link.
LA gave 125k "donations" to the same org which is supposed to do the testing.Funny why nobody...
12-28-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,796
Posted By Rubo

Dr. Michael Ashenden began his career as an...

Dr. Michael Ashenden began his career as an exercise physiologist with the Australian Institute of Sport. After assisting in the development of an EPO test for the Sydney Olympic Games, he left the...
12-28-11, 08:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,796
Posted By Rubo

everybody who remained competitive in cycling...

everybody who remained competitive in cycling after the mid-1990’s was doping with EPO and/or other substances. There was a huge increase in performance and those who didn’t dope just had to drop...
12-26-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,796
Posted By Rubo

Exactly! I just finished reading "Lance" by...

Exactly!
I just finished reading "Lance" by John Cockson and came away feeling he left huge gaps in his narrative.He did mention Lance's frustration of being dropped by the same guys he used to beat...
12-26-11, 12:41 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,643
Posted By Rubo

Why does everyone keep saying Lance has never...

Why does everyone keep saying Lance has never failed a drug test? his 1999 and 2000 tour samples came back positive for EPO.
12-26-11, 12:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,796
Posted By Rubo

Armstrong claims he Never failed a drug test?

To Mods I am sorry if this has been over covered here however I just finished his book and find myself believing he was doping.


Everyone inside the sport of cycling knows Lance doped. Just like...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rubo

I bought FSA plug from price point $10 It is...

I bought FSA plug from price point $10
It is recommended for carbon steerers since you don't have to hummer anything in and you can take it out without trouble.Star plugs go in and stay in...and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 3,003,546
Posted By Rubo

I work at Rialto in Cambridge.Drop by mention...

I work at Rialto in Cambridge.Drop by mention Ruben and I will buy you drinks.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Rubo

bought the same bike for my 16yr old son and it...

bought the same bike for my 16yr old son and it is collecting dust.I blame it computer hooked gameoholic generation...these days kids just want to press buttons sadly...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Rubo

late 80's frame. Crieglist rear wheel.Running...

late 80's frame. Crieglist rear wheel.Running 50/18 with spacers.Love the speed on this gearing.Little hard on hills but on flats I race with the busses :D
I am playing with different gearing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 01:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,762
Posted By Rubo

Once I considered this very frame.All the reviews...

Once I considered this very frame.All the reviews I read were positive.

Looks solid frame to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Rubo

My single speed is getting more love....

I have to admit,I love my single speed more then my road bike.
80% I ride single speed 20% road.
I can't really explain but with single speed knowing every hill is a challenge makes it lot more...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By Rubo

Why spent so much money when less can do just as...

Why spent so much money when less can do just as fine.
Vuelta Corsa Lite Road Bike Wheelset ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,897
Posted By Rubo

short on money? I wear this...

short on money?
I wear this http://img1.targetimg1.com/wcsstore/TargetSAS//img/p/13/46/13460286.jpg
27.98 at Target. Does the job and very...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,897
Posted By Rubo

At $375 :( little steep

At $375 :( little steep
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Rubo

ridiculously overbuilt.That seems like put...

ridiculously overbuilt.That seems like put togheter for 500lb rider
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,619
Posted By Rubo

I like BD but... DEAL #3 Vuelta XRP ...

I like BD but...
DEAL #3
Vuelta XRP
Vuelta Track PRO Wheelset
SuperSmooth Precision Bearing Pro-level Track Wheelset (Front+Rear)
List $599

wow $600 list for 2150 g wheelset! but...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 12:50 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 24,864
Posted By Rubo

100% agree! I hate how specialized looks too.

100% agree! I hate how specialized looks too.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 12:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,070
Posted By Rubo

yawn

yawn
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,852
Posted By Rubo

funny you started this thread. I saw Masi bikes...

funny you started this thread. I saw Masi bikes at general hiking store and it was light and beautiful.I speacially liked Evoluzione 105
Carbon Frame.Very big down tubes but elegant top tubes.Cables...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By Rubo

1k is pricey to me....for most I assume

1k is pricey to me....for most I assume
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 3,003,546
Posted By Rubo

perhaps because he doesn't own CAAD10 :)

perhaps because he doesn't own CAAD10 :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By Rubo

CAAD frames are already on epic cult following...

CAAD frames are already on epic cult following here so I'll say you got a great frame just upgrade the wheels.105 is great.
I read somewhere that pound shaved from wheels equals 3lb shaved from none...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rubo

Got the fork today. All advertised aspects were...

Got the fork today.
All advertised aspects were correct.
All Carbon /Very light 700c 45 rake
1-1/8

Looks fantastic. Without putting on the bike from how it looks and feels seems like nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By Rubo

Finished Already bought an upgrade for the fork...

Finished
Already bought an upgrade for the fork replacing Al/Carbon with all carbon ADT Fork (waiting its arrival)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7141/6443947761_c05478191f_z.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,308
Posted By Rubo

crap I do it all the time.I can't help it :) I...

crap I do it all the time.I can't help it :)
I did notice head being 1-1/8 which I prefer.

I have 2000 Trek which I converted to SS and love this frame.Little heavy but rides like steel and is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 12:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,308
Posted By Rubo

Conveniently I saw one in person at my work...

Conveniently I saw one in person at my work locked outside. Steel Reynolds 853 yellow (hot) beautiful headtube.I lifted it up and was suprisigly very light.
LOved it
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,633
Posted By Rubo

I lived 10 yrs in Hollywood and these pics remind...

I lived 10 yrs in Hollywood and these pics remind me of
Topanga Canyon or could be Lower Canyon.Either way I took many times those canyons to Pacific Ocean
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 02:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,681
Posted By Rubo

In my search I found the frame to be 3.5 lb. Not...

In my search I found the frame to be 3.5 lb. Not bad but not light in comparison to CADD for example.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 01:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,681
Posted By Rubo

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/condor/images/...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/condor/images/condor_superbird_600.jpgCheck this out
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/condor/superbird_s5d_xii.htm
$799 105 shifters , Hydroformed 7005 ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By Rubo

put it on scale and take a photo. anything 3lb...

put it on scale and take a photo.
anything 3lb or less will fly.

I would be interested as well
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,681
Posted By Rubo

Like others said already Sora plus this being a...

Like others said already Sora plus this being a triple are 2 strikes against it.unless you got severe high hills to climb you probably don't need a triple (I hate triples with a passion)
Buy most...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rubo

I pulled the trigger! I'll be BF Guinna pig :) ...

I pulled the trigger! I'll be BF Guinna pig :)
Will make a report once arrive. I'll just have to buy less Christmas presents this year :(
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rubo

funny on teeth joke. at 417.304 gram uncut is...

funny on teeth joke.
at 417.304 gram uncut is so tempting.Free shipping to boot. I get an impression big factories like this make the same fork with different names to different bike manufactures...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rubo

ADK carbon fork/ any experiance? $75 on ebay new

I saw this on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Full-Carbon-Fork-700C-Road-Bike-/280704502277?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item415b4aca05
about 400g carbon steerer ridiculously cheap.

ADK web...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 11:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 22,033
Posted By Rubo

. I loved your Titan absolutely sexiest bike...

.
I loved your Titan absolutely sexiest bike I've seen. I put it on PC background.Wow
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,225
Posted By Rubo

I dealt with Sora and I assumed wrongly. I was...

I dealt with Sora and I assumed wrongly. I was wrong.I misunderstood the trim.I didn't know it was part of the function.I thought it was a ghetto solution.
I am totally humbled :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,225
Posted By Rubo

When one is riding shifting should be seamless...

When one is riding shifting should be seamless almost thoughtless.I would not want to half click every-time I am on big or small ring or have to think "did I half click?"
It should be adjusted so...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,225
Posted By Rubo

its a bad advise.Its not solving a problem but...

its a bad advise.Its not solving a problem but getting around it by "half click"
Last thing one needs is to worry about is half click to full clicks

Try tightening barrel adjuster a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,225
Posted By Rubo

Don't want to come down hard on you but you need...

Don't want to come down hard on you but you need to take the fear of working on your bike out. Turning cable barrel or 2 adjustment screws on FD are simple tasks.You won't break anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,225
Posted By Rubo

Piece of advise. Your bike is not a gold...

Piece of advise.
Your bike is not a gold jewelry watch.Your derailleurs are designed to be adjusted so turning a barrel,turning a screw will not "mess" up your bike.If you make a mistake it will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,225
Posted By Rubo

You should take this opportunity to learn how to...

You should take this opportunity to learn how to adjust FD or RD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJE6lWYtmBU
It just needs few turns on adjusters.Watch the video he clearly explains about those 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,692
Posted By Rubo

Don't know personally.It was recommended forum...

Don't know personally.It was recommended forum guys here.

from a reviewer.
Summary:
I've now done 1.25 seasons on these fine wheels. They arrived perfectly true and stress-relived and they have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,692
Posted By Rubo

229275Blackset Race 11 Wheel Set 1495g $330...

229275Blackset Race 11 Wheel Set 1495g
$330 this is the wheel-set I am saving for.Really nice price for 1500g set.Most 1500g sets cost twice more.
Mavic at 1775g? over $200? might as well add...
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