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Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,367
Posted By erwin

Easton EC90 slx3! I have this on my 3 bikes. It...

Easton EC90 slx3!
I have this on my 3 bikes. It has a short reach - 75mm as compared with standard handlebars - 85mm or more. It also has a relatively shallow drop and a classic bend. They're still...
01-23-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By erwin

GMR/GRR Condition

Anybody who went up today? I would like to ride up there tomorrow. Any snow/melting snow along the road?
Thanks!
08-28-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,604
Posted By erwin

ACH, HWY 39, GMR closed, any other climb rides?

Are there other comparable climb areas within the LA county and surrounding area?
08-23-09, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By erwin

Hi! Where is Grassy Hollow? I was there at ACH...

Hi!
Where is Grassy Hollow? I was there at ACH 8-22-09 and reached up to snowcrest only. I was worried I'd run out of water if I go further and it would be a long ride back to Newcomb's.
By the...
05-28-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By erwin

Thank you very much for the info! How does it...

Thank you very much for the info!
How does it compare with AC from La Canada?
05-27-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By erwin

Hi!, May I ask a few info on AC to Wrightwood? ...

Hi!,
May I ask a few info on AC to Wrightwood?
I've tried Descanso to Mt Wilson a few times and Encanto/Sn Gabriel Cyn/East Fork/GMR.
How's the ride from Sn Gabriel Cyn Rd/East Fork Rd corner up...
05-17-09, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By erwin

Didn't get anything (my wife did, and a lot!). ...

Didn't get anything (my wife did, and a lot!).
I was planning to get the radar, but the only one left is the one with a white frame.
Thanks again!
05-16-09, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By erwin

nikoncmk, thanks for the email. Got there...

nikoncmk, thanks for the email.
Got there today, not too much of choices left.
08-08-08, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By erwin

Hi! My group will start down at Descanso...

Hi!

My group will start down at Descanso Gardens at 7AM. I'm not yet sure if we would still do a few minutes of warm up along Verdugo-Foothill, we're slow starters! There might be around 8 of us...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By erwin

Recovery, since it is dependent on the type &...

Recovery, since it is dependent on the type & duration of stress, is very individualized. What may be stressful for you (e.g. 1-2 days/wk of flats) may not be stressful for others (e.g. 2-3 days/wk...
08-05-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By erwin

Thank you very much for the info! We might...

Thank you very much for the info! We might consider Descanso Gardens, then probably just do a few miles of warm up around the vicinity before going to ACH.
08-04-08, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By erwin

ACH/Mt Wilson

My group is planning to climb ACH this Sun(Aug 10). We're form Orange county & would like to know where would be a good place to park, possibly with a few miles of warm up before the climb.
We've...
03-18-08, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By erwin

Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
03-16-08, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By erwin

Hi! I've been reading posts in this forum for...

Hi! I've been reading posts in this forum for quite a while.
I'm relatively a newbie and have been to GMR twice.
Seems that you guys park at encanto then go to GMR thru Sierra Madre. May I know the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-08, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By erwin

50/34 and RED11/26 is a very good combination....

50/34 and RED11/26 is a very good combination. One noticeable difference is you loose 16t, if that matters to you. Another is, if you're used to the "quiteness" of a shimano cassette, you'd have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By erwin

+1 Remove the Powerlink with a chain tool, then...

+1
Remove the Powerlink with a chain tool, then put a re-usable link. I use a wippermann connex re-usable link, and it's very easy to remove when you need to clean it - here's the link:...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,627
Posted By erwin

In some gears only! Actualy, the affected gears...

In some gears only! Actualy, the affected gears differ everytime I fine tune it. I can never find the "sweet spot" where in the all the gears would shift smoothly. This never happened with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-08, 11:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,627
Posted By erwin

I have been using Sram force groupset, Red crank...

I have been using Sram force groupset, Red crank & Dura Ace 12-25 for a while. Now, that the Red cassette is available, I finally switched to Red 11-26. However, I noticed it's not shifting smoothly,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-08, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,822
Posted By erwin

So are they worth it? How about the Colnago CT1?...

So are they worth it? How about the Colnago CT1? Is the Titanium-Carbon mix in this CT1 functional and durable?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,822
Posted By erwin

Why? Can I have a few more inputs on Colnago?

Why? Can I have a few more inputs on Colnago?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 01:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,235
Posted By erwin

+1 We all know what he is referring to, based...

+1
We all know what he is referring to, based on his description.
Try to buy or look for "an internally threaded fastener" (as also described by "halfspeed") with the length that will solve your...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By erwin

Sorry, forgot to quote!

Sorry, forgot to quote!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-08, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By erwin

A lot of people complain about not having trim on...

A lot of people complain about not having trim on the big ring with Force, but when the FD is properly adjusted you only need it on the small ring - which is exactly what Force does. You can cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By erwin

Forgot to give the tire size, it's 700 x 23, if...

Forgot to give the tire size, it's 700 x 23, if that matters also!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By erwin

12 or 16gm CO2 cartridge?

Forum search didn't show any on this.
For a 120 PSI max Tire, some say a 16gm CO2 cartridge overpressurize at 130 PSI, while some say the a 12gm underpressurize at 90 PSI.
Any advice on this? I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,721
Posted By erwin

What's the difference between composite and CF...

What's the difference between composite and CF frames?
01-17-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By erwin

I got the info, thank you very much!

I got the info, thank you very much!
01-15-08, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By erwin

Swap Meet at UCI World Cup?

Is there going to be a bike swap meet at the World Cup (Homedepot, Carson) this weekend?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-07, 10:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,207
Posted By erwin

The fact is, every individual is unique. That is,...

The fact is, every individual is unique. That is, we all have different physique/anatomy. Some may need 0 float, some 9 deg or more. It's not a matter of one pedal system being better than other, but...
12-22-07, 11:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,781
Posted By erwin

Wow! You were really very detailed on how you...

Wow! You were really very detailed on how you dropped somebody then tried to look for him, dropped him again and then tried to look for him again! The details sound like you really felt good and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,524
Posted By erwin

I've had the Force brifters, RD, FD, and calipers...

I've had the Force brifters, RD, FD, and calipers for about 1,000 miles now. You're right about the lever swing, but it's just a matter of getting used to and not really that bothersome. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By erwin

+1 on Sram. I changed my brakes from ultegra to...

+1 on Sram.
I changed my brakes from ultegra to Force (using the same cork pads), immediately noticed the difference in stopping power!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By erwin

Yes! I also upgraded from ultegra to Force....

Yes!
I also upgraded from ultegra to Force. Started with shifters and rear derailure, then later with the calipers and front derailure. My crank and cassette are still shimano!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-07, 07:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,244
Posted By erwin

"We never said the headset is stupid" But you...

"We never said the headset is stupid" But you just said the BB is stupid, what's the difference?
Marketing 101? Freshman years?
The engineers at Trek are really stupid because they developed a BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-07, 03:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,244
Posted By erwin

The engineers at trek must be dumb and stupid and...

The engineers at trek must be dumb and stupid and you people who are saying that the BB/headset are just marketing hype must be VERY VERY VERY GENIUS!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-07, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By erwin

Thank you for the response! Seller says it came...

Thank you for the response! Seller says it came with 105 STI 9sp shifters, ultegra rear derailure, truvativ crank, shimano 550 wheels. Say's it's either a 2005 or a 2006, brand new. Can you give me...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By erwin

Caad 8?

Anybody who can help me identify this, if it is a 2005 or a 2006 caad 8? Can you give me a little more information on this caad 8? Specially the fork!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-07, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By erwin

I have an ultegra front derailure and an ultegra...

I have an ultegra front derailure and an ultegra compact crank, bought sram force shifters and rear derailure only and it worked perfectly! They said it won't work for the front derailure because of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 12:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,343
Posted By erwin

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