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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By motosonic

They're the Luis Vuitton of cycling apparel. ...

They're the Luis Vuitton of cycling apparel. It's good stuff. But in my opinion, the cost is excessive.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By motosonic

I just went the no surgery option and I'm just...

I just went the no surgery option and I'm just over a year later and I'm still having issues and rehabbing. Of course, I broke my scapula, too.. so.. slightly different scenario. I think I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26,480
Views: 16,206,931
Posted By motosonic

Where can I buy a house that 'comes with' bikes...

Where can I buy a house that 'comes with' bikes like this?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By motosonic

I've spent the last year recovering from a rather...

I've spent the last year recovering from a rather messy bike crash in which fractured ribs, and pneumothorax were just some of my major injuries. My Dr's recommendation was to rest, let it heal and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,792
Posted By motosonic

My guess is that there was a 2nd reflector that's...

My guess is that there was a 2nd reflector that's now missing? Typically I see bikes come with two.. and like someone else said, I'd put my money on that being the culprit. Just from the broken...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By motosonic

Well in my honest opinion, the TREK is nice. But,...

Well in my honest opinion, the TREK is nice. But, the biggest difference between that Trek and a Bona-fide Road bike would be the groupset and the drop bars. To me that makes a difference. To...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 100,079
Posted By motosonic

Welcome back, brother.

Welcome back, brother.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,815
Posted By motosonic

Can you? I believe this is the part I need for...

Can you? I believe this is the part I need for my DA 9000 levers I banged up in my crash last June. Where did you find them?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,576
Posted By motosonic

I second this. I use Nuun Sport for normal...

I second this.
I use Nuun Sport for normal training. When I go on long rides I use Nuun Endurance as well.

Nothing beats this stuff
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By motosonic

It's some sort of composite material. I assume...

It's some sort of composite material. I assume it's not parallel because it would then interfere with those stems that people "slam". My stem just so happens to have a decent up angle on it so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By motosonic

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/592x444/fouriers_di2mount_7c438c4fdf673b17a83ff4947bcdaaabbd0d0f5f.jpg
Also have the Fouriers. It does the job. Great little device
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,075
Posted By motosonic

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Memorial ride in DC with Face of America -Gettysburg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,251
Posted By motosonic

I think the answer to your question is a...

I think the answer to your question is a resounding no. While I am definitely not a carbon expert, I have done some digging on the matter in the past because I'm not a 150lb rider and it seems that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,689
Posted By motosonic

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I have a Rally/UHC Team Podium and I'm running Conti 4-seasons in 25 on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,815
Posted By motosonic

This was a limited run paint Wilier did in...

This was a limited run paint Wilier did in 2017/2018 I believe. This very bike/color was ridden in TDF by Sylvain Chavanel. They're doing it again this year, little different, with a like black...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By motosonic

Hmm, some decent ideas here, but still a very...

Hmm, some decent ideas here, but still a very bland looking bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,595
Posted By motosonic

I didn't read all of the comments, but, did you...

I didn't read all of the comments, but, did you do the tap test? The squeeze test?
Looking at this... doesn't look good.. But I've had some ugly cracks that wound up just in the paint.
Although, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,199
Posted By motosonic

This thread seems to have been resurrected from...

This thread seems to have been resurrected from the dead, lol
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,697
Posted By motosonic

Try this...

Try this (https://bikerumor.com/2019/04/02/taipei-all-wings-falcon-saddle-flies-wild-noseless-design-to-the-next-level/)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,697
Posted By motosonic

I posted this in a separate thread the other day,...

I posted this in a separate thread the other day, but.... I'll say it here. First off, I'm no fan of Specialized or Trek/Bontrager. But after trying multiple saddles over my years cycling, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,075
Posted By motosonic

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,728
Posted By motosonic

^This^ The indoor trainers are a nice tool.....

^This^

The indoor trainers are a nice tool.. but anyone that's ridden both indoors and out knows it's just not the same. Frankly, I hate indoor trainers.. nothing makes them less painful and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By motosonic

Specialized Power Comp Saddle

Anyone that knows me, knows I avoid 1 thing on my bikes.. and that's "House Brand" parts(Bontrager/Specialized). But, I recently made an exception for a saddle because the saddle I had was just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By motosonic

Haha. Trek should stick to making bikes. Not...

Haha. Trek should stick to making bikes. Not wearing a Trek helmet. :P
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,815
Posted By motosonic

^This^ Seems like SO much work and extra $...

^This^

Seems like SO much work and extra $ to avoid showering and cleaning a little grime off you.
I occasionally get chain grime off me, but, I just wipe it off. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,723
Posted By motosonic

I mentioned this earlier, just get something like...

I mentioned this earlier, just get something like this Quad Lock (https://www.quadlockcase.com/collections/shop-ride)
You can get an out front mount or one that'll attach to your stem or handlebars....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26,480
Views: 16,206,931
Posted By motosonic

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By motosonic

ooh a dead silent hub!! I could get into that!

ooh a dead silent hub!! I could get into that!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By motosonic

Kinda depends on the shape of your head,...

Kinda depends on the shape of your head, unfortunately. I have the same issue, but, I'm wearing a Lazer Helium Mips now and it's a nice fitting, not too large helmet (in size L)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,723
Posted By motosonic

I have the Pioneer SGX-CA500 and I love it.. I...

I have the Pioneer SGX-CA500 and I love it.. I replaced it with the Karoo though, so it's just kinda collecting dust ATM. But it's a great little unit.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 24,066
Posted By motosonic

This entire announcement is snooze-worthy. ...

This entire announcement is snooze-worthy. Sorry. :P
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,723
Posted By motosonic

Another option like folks have said is to just...

Another option like folks have said is to just use your phone with Strava.
I have a mount like this and it's awesome Quad Lock (https://www.quadlockcase.com/)

I had a HORRIBLE crash last June...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,815
Posted By motosonic

ooh are those orange?!?! Can't tell if it's...

ooh are those orange?!?! Can't tell if it's orange or red on my monitor! If they're orange, I need to know where to get those! lol
Oh yeah, and like the last guy said, how they fit!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By motosonic

I've got a Tick'r and I love it.. Mine works...

I've got a Tick'r and I love it.. Mine works great and I sweat like it's my job! I just dry it off after each use. Maybe that's why mine's lasted? But, I like it. Inexpensive and works like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,723
Posted By motosonic

I run a Hammerhead Karoo which I absolutely love...

I run a Hammerhead Karoo which I absolutely love after many years of struggling with Garmin devices.

1) will it work with all 3 bikes? Yes. You can either Buy 3 separate mounts or just move the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 24,066
Posted By motosonic

I wouldn't buy a Trek, so it wouldn't affect me...

I wouldn't buy a Trek, so it wouldn't affect me at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,563
Posted By motosonic

Might be a little out of your drive time, but...

Might be a little out of your drive time, but consider these!

The Closer to Free Ride is one of my all-time favorites. It benefits the Smilow Cancer Center at Yale Hospital and has some beautiful...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 689
Posted By motosonic

Agree 100%. The Century 3 is a fantastic bike.....

Agree 100%. The Century 3 is a fantastic bike.. I would say leaps and bounds better than the others listed. If you can go a little over the budget for that, you'll have a bike you can grow into vs a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By motosonic

Ban on lithium ion batteries as cargo on...

Ban on lithium ion batteries as cargo on passenger flights (https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/27/18243310/battery-lithium-ion-cargo-ban-faa-department-of-transportation)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By motosonic

I second this second. Glad you're ok.

I second this second. Glad you're ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 601,511
Posted By motosonic

How are they in wet conditions? I just may be...

How are they in wet conditions? I just may be interested in picking some up if they can handle rain!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,815
Posted By motosonic

It says $1169 :(

It says $1169 :(
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 601,511
Posted By motosonic

Also, Rolls Royce is having a sale on the...

Also, Rolls Royce is having a sale on the Phantom! All 2019's 50% off, now only $500,000 each! Get them while they're hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,653
Posted By motosonic

This has got to be a Californian. lol I'd give...

This has got to be a Californian. lol
I'd give anything for 50 degrees right now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By motosonic

These in White. The black accent I think would...

These in White. The black accent I think would go with the bikes color scheme perfectly.TacX Deva (https://tacx.com/product/deva/)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By motosonic

Lazer Helium is one that runs large

Lazer Helium is one that runs large
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By motosonic

Do you have a brand preference? Shopping at an...

Do you have a brand preference? Shopping at an LBS?
If you want the most bang for your buck, Try Diamondback. Their Century and Podium bikes are every bit as good as any other brand, if not better...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By motosonic

I just had the mechanic I mainly use build out my...

I just had the mechanic I mainly use build out my bike for me. I supplied the components, he put them together. He did have to order a few things for me. Seat post, BB and cables.. So, little...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26,480
Views: 16,206,931
Posted By motosonic

love it. Recently picked up the Rally Team bike...

love it. Recently picked up the Rally Team bike (same frame). Love it. Comfortable, fun and light.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By motosonic

Agreed, the SPD-SL Pedals are high quality,...

Agreed, the SPD-SL Pedals are high quality, low-price.
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