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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-09, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By beebleb

That's a shame. Should have at least sawed off...

That's a shame. Should have at least sawed off the seat stays and tested whether it was true that the R3 could be ridden without them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By beebleb

I did a TT with a go using a handcycle. They're...

I did a TT with a go using a handcycle. They're slower, but can still move at a decent clip.

Also, I figure that low to the ground, it probably feels faster too :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-09, 08:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,123
Posted By beebleb

I like the first more, but only slightly. ...

I like the first more, but only slightly.

Very nice design work btw and I like the coloured inside surfaces.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-09, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By beebleb

Oh and I'm 68kg (150lb).

Oh and I'm 68kg (150lb).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-09, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By beebleb

The primary use is training and crits/road races....

The primary use is training and crits/road races. I'm doing this because I'm being sucked into the "light rims accelerate faster" and generally like the idea of a 1500g Powertap wheelset.

Probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By beebleb

Rim suggestion? and where to buy em...

Any suggestions on what rims to buy and where to get them?

Not wheels, just rims. Looking to possibly rebuild my Powertap wheelset with either something feathery (the wheelset is 1700g now with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By beebleb

Good move on buying the frameset.... Good...

Good move on buying the frameset....

Good luck on selling the Mercier :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By beebleb

Wait till they sponsor a team; can even be a...

Wait till they sponsor a team; can even be a continental team; heck they should sponsor some of the more serious Cat-1 teams.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-09, 01:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,915
Posted By beebleb

+1 to this. I have reasonable shifting on my...

+1 to this. I have reasonable shifting on my 50/34 FSA Gossamer. Not as good as on my other bikes with 53/39 but definitely tolerable. FD adjustment makes a huge difference. Don't forget there's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 02:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,843
Posted By beebleb

Training on a fixed gear for road riding is...

Training on a fixed gear for road riding is over-rated for sure. Different if you're on a track bike in a velodrome, but most of the time; you'll get more value-for-time training on a road bike. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-09, 02:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By beebleb

+1 on this. Especially if you're getting a PT...

+1 on this. Especially if you're getting a PT later.

The PT's very decent, and of course you can buy all of it wireless and ANT+ too.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-09, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By beebleb

Buy a CAAD9 105. After a little while here that's...

Buy a CAAD9 105. After a little while here that's what you'll end up wanting anyway :D
11-30-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,219
Posted By beebleb

Yup. I'm leaning towards it being either entirely...

Yup. I'm leaning towards it being either entirely my fault, or entirely within my control to have avoided (if I wasn't such a newb). When I saw I felt someone pushing on my left though, I think I was...
11-30-08, 04:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,219
Posted By beebleb

My first crit... My first crash.. Did I cause it?

Hi all,

Well just to perpetuate yet another racing cliche; I crashed in my first crit :(

What I'd like to get an opinion on is whether it was my fault!

It happened in the straight section;...
11-06-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By beebleb

Wheel not as stiff as before

I've started noticing that my front and rear wheel aren't rear as stiff as they used to be; and I'm noticing this as brake rub that happens under load.

Can this happen over time? The wheel is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By beebleb

This thread would be a lot more useful if you...

This thread would be a lot more useful if you described your face :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-08, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By beebleb

Perfect! Look like they're Genius 3s. ...

Perfect! Look like they're Genius 3s.

http://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/bik/856645183.html
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-08, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By beebleb

Help me identify these Sidis

Can anyone help me work out which Sidis these are? Just bought them second hand. It also has a replaceable rear heel but nothing in the front.

http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/9721/photomg4.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-08, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By beebleb

So does Rival trim in the small ring then?

So does Rival trim in the small ring then?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By beebleb

Switching from Ultegra to Rival. Do I need to change my FD?

Hey guys,

Quick question. I'm cross-grading from Ultegra to Rival. I've ordered shifters and a rear mech. Anyone know if my Ultegra Front Mech will be fine? Does Rival have the same front trim as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-08, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,950
Posted By beebleb

I reckon the Argon looks hot... More modern color...

I reckon the Argon looks hot... More modern color scheme.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,919
Posted By beebleb

Do it. I just bought an R3; and conceivably could...

Do it. I just bought an R3; and conceivably could have been happier on my Soloist Team (Al) and some 404s..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By beebleb

I'm trying to make a similar decision; 09 Rival...

I'm trying to make a similar decision; 09 Rival works for me, so I can keep all my wheelsets; and just generally better wheelset choice since SRAM is Shimano compatible.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By beebleb

I think that thin ring that perfectly round was...

I think that thin ring that perfectly round was supposed to go first in, not the spacer with the hub grooves cut into it. Is the "other spacer" a gray plastic one? or a metal one?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By beebleb

If it's just a cyclocomputer, maybe a Cervo (the...

If it's just a cyclocomputer, maybe a Cervo (the headunit from a Powertap).. I think some people would object to the recharging requirements for a Garmin.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By beebleb

So are you taking any orders? :D Any idea on...

So are you taking any orders? :D Any idea on pricing?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By beebleb

I suspect this IS normal, but I think it's a...

I suspect this IS normal, but I think it's a combination of short chain-stays and compact doubles. What bike are you riding and size are you riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By beebleb

Heart rate certainly does matter, but surely one...

Heart rate certainly does matter, but surely one problem is the fact that the two metrics don't increase/decrease in the same way.

For instance, if your power goes up by 10% and your heart rate...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By beebleb

Have you considered just getting the Powertap...

Have you considered just getting the Powertap computer without the actual Powertap wheel? It's called a Cervo, should do what you're looking for, and available second hand.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-08, 04:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,178
Posted By beebleb

IF you're really serious about reducing the...

IF you're really serious about reducing the calories you eat, keep a food diary. It doesn't have to be fancy (though software is great, if it works for you) but keep one. Write down every, single,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-08, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,187
Posted By beebleb

Excellent. Exactly what I was looking for. ...

Excellent. Exactly what I was looking for.

And now that I've seen it.. I think I'm going for Black hub, Silver Spokes, Black Nipples, 30mm Black Rim. In 20h/24h.... With a Powertap SL 2.4 rear hub...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,187
Posted By beebleb

Silver rim, black spokes?

Hey guys,

I'm just trying to choose colours for my wheel build and the option of black hubs, black spokes and silver rims have come up. Anyone got this combo and who can share a photo? Esp. with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By beebleb

You shouldn't feel localized quad pain or...

You shouldn't feel localized quad pain or deadness after riding...

http://www.cyclefitcentre.com/pdf%20final%20docs/THINGS%20YOU%20MAY%20NOT%20HAVE%20KNOWN%20ABOUT%20BIKE%20POSITION_final.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,250
Posted By beebleb

It's all about your choice of cage. I couldn't...

It's all about your choice of cage. I couldn't mount to bottles on mine (a 51cm) until I got some Tacx Taos. The Taos have the bottle stop quite high. You might have to switch to smaller bottles if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By beebleb

+1 I rock Look Keos and Shimano R099s.. Seem...

+1

I rock Look Keos and Shimano R099s.. Seem to do the job, still on my crummy FSA Gossamer but it seems fine. Engine still needs work :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By beebleb

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By beebleb

Definitely test ride it. I bought a Soloist Team...

Definitely test ride it. I bought a Soloist Team and love it, but don't buy the whole "this ride isn't harsh, it's rumbly" bit. It is a stiff, reasonably harsh bike. For me the plusses just outweight...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By beebleb

Bad idea. Buy the cheap Ridley on competitive...

Bad idea. Buy the cheap Ridley on competitive cyclist!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By beebleb

Thanks guys, I ended up with an old yellow-hub...

Thanks guys, I ended up with an old yellow-hub Powertap Pro. Seems pretty good so far, aside from a few small dropouts (HR more often than not). At least it drops, my old Polar used to spike in the...
04-14-08, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By beebleb

Sourced a local P'tap Pro. Thanks guys. But yeah,...

Sourced a local P'tap Pro. Thanks guys. But yeah, a Powertap trading forum sounds like a good idea :D I'll be hankering for a 2.4 soon I'm sure.
04-13-08, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By beebleb

Poweragent Software

Hi,

Does anyone have a copy of the old Poweragent software? My old serial cradle isn't supported with 7.2 and the Saris website doesn't allow you to download old versions.

Anyone?

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By beebleb

Ah, thanks PCAD, that last point about the Saris...

Ah, thanks PCAD, that last point about the Saris software running great on my Mac is def. important.

Well, it's looking like a wired Powertap SL might be the way forward. Cheaper too of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By beebleb

Powertap SL - Any advantages to the wired model?

Hi all,

I'm considering buying a Powertap; and I'm a little bit unsure about getting a Pro, SL or 2.4.

What I'm wondering if whether anyone has used both the 2.4 and the SL and whether the SL...
04-09-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By beebleb

Hmmm... I'm looking for the same :D PM if anyone...

Hmmm... I'm looking for the same :D PM if anyone has anything, ideally someone with a mintish 2007 SL or Pro who's looking to upgrade to wireless....

Oh and I'm in Australia if that makes a...
04-07-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By beebleb

Just to bring this back up, does anyone think...

Just to bring this back up, does anyone think that with the small amount of volume here, I can pretty much go as hard as a I want during those 30 minute commutes?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By beebleb

Fred..... :D

Fred..... :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-08, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By beebleb

No flames. Just bare Ti, and I think that...

No flames. Just bare Ti, and I think that respects the timeless honoring of your son that you want. You may get tired of one color of paint one day, I think brushed Ti is pretty much timeless.
03-29-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By beebleb

Sorry to bring this thread back to life, but I'm...

Sorry to bring this thread back to life, but I'm in a similar situation, with a fast ride that can kill me and is probably too fast to really let me develop my bike handling skills. I think I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By beebleb

A Brooks is pretty radical....

A Brooks is pretty radical....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-08, 04:54 AM
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