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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By JonnyV

This is in my neck of the woods and the...

This is in my neck of the woods and the surrounding area is beautiful for cycling. I ride almost entirely in northern Blair county but I have done plenty of rides in, through, or around State...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By JonnyV

That's basically what I have now so I'm ok with...

That's basically what I have now so I'm ok with that. Thanks for the info! Hope to hear in a week or less about the job.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By JonnyV

How's the cycling in Norfolk, VA?

I have an interview for a job in Norfolk, VA and I'm wandering how is the cycling in this area?
Thanks in advance!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 03:10 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,117
Posted By JonnyV

Horrible news. I haven't spent much time around...

Horrible news. I haven't spent much time around here lately but back in the day Pcad posts were always worth reading because the guy was as entertaining as anyone I've ever met. His wit and sarcasm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,467
Posted By JonnyV

My senior year of high school, a somewhat local...

My senior year of high school, a somewhat local bike shop opened a season location in our mall for the Christmas season. I managed to get a job there as a salesman. I learned about bikes from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,039
Posted By JonnyV

2009ish Fuji SL1. I've had several Fuji road...

2009ish Fuji SL1. I've had several Fuji road bikes but that SL1 was the only one I hated. It was a hair too big and had this awesome front end wobble at 30mph, every descent sucked.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By JonnyV

Has anyone dealt with The Trade-In Guys before?

A bike shop in the area is having a "trade-in event" with the Trade-In Guys, whoever they are. I'm thinking taking my Altamira to see what they'd give me for it towards some new parts. Has anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,161
Posted By JonnyV

How dare the owner of the shop do what he/she...

How dare the owner of the shop do what he/she feels is best for the business! Shame on him/her!




Said sarcastically.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,566
Posted By JonnyV

Makes no mention of the color of their shoes....

Makes no mention of the color of their shoes. This study and its report are useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By JonnyV

It's really not all that difficult to build up a...

It's really not all that difficult to build up a bike. It is important to know what bottom bracket and crank to use, and what brake caliper mount you need for that frame. Have the correct tools. Do...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,829
Posted By JonnyV

I would love to see a 105 di2 groupset. I ride...

I would love to see a 105 di2 groupset. I ride Ultegra now but I love the 105 line for its bang for buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By JonnyV

i use something very similar to this at work in a...

i use something very similar to this at work in a locomotive shop with no form of climate control. They work well. I would not hesitate to try one for indoor training.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19,621
Views: 4,177,770
Posted By JonnyV

InRide sensor and an ant+ dongle to give zwift a...

InRide sensor and an ant+ dongle to give zwift a try. Cant wait to see what it's like.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,226
Posted By JonnyV

ORR XP55. I get mine free thru work. We have...

ORR XP55. I get mine free thru work. We have vending machines with personal protective equipment like safety glasses, gloves and ear plugs. I found the tinted safety glasses to work really well on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,300
Posted By JonnyV

While i can't claim to have sensitive ears, my...

While i can't claim to have sensitive ears, my wife would say i'm deaf, i noticed a big difference in sound when i switched from a Giro Atmos to the Giro Air Attack shield helmet. I'm wearing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,771
Posted By JonnyV

On my next beater bike i want to try locomotive...

On my next beater bike i want to try locomotive air break tape. I'm convinced it'll last longer than the bar tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 865
Posted By JonnyV

State College. Though I always wanted to open one...

State College. Though I always wanted to open one in Bellwood but the market just isnt there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 865
Posted By JonnyV

Maybe applying to bike shop...

I'm giving some light consideration to applying to one of the best bike shops around. They're looking for someone with a passion for bikes, sales experience and its even a full time gig. Hey cool...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,905
Posted By JonnyV

I did both. R8050 with mechanical disc. Just took...

I did both. R8050 with mechanical disc. Just took it out for the first time Saturday. I need to work with the brakes a little but the Di2 was perfect.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By JonnyV

I'll probably die 8 miles in on my first ride...

I'll probably die 8 miles in on my first ride this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By JonnyV

Outstanding. Thank you guys! I'm getting...

Outstanding. Thank you guys! I'm getting impatient waiting for the 8070 set so I'm going mechanical.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By JonnyV

Mechanical disc caliper

Anyone know what mechanical caliper would be compatible with Ultegra 8050 levers?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 94,165
Posted By JonnyV

The best car for a cyclist is at least 4 feet to...

The best car for a cyclist is at least 4 feet to the left.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By JonnyV

Schwinn. I'll give you $83.71 for it. You ship.

Schwinn. I'll give you $83.71 for it. You ship.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,731
Posted By JonnyV

Sgt. Hulka and his big toe would approve

Sgt. Hulka and his big toe would approve
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-17, 11:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,148
Posted By JonnyV

I thoroughly enjoyed your maiden voyage post. I'm...

I thoroughly enjoyed your maiden voyage post. I'm building up a 2017 R250 Disc frame and am really curious about the ride. The 2nd ride report though...dude I'm glad you're alright. It's good the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By JonnyV

Full time job on 2nd shift. Wife works 1st shift....

Full time job on 2nd shift. Wife works 1st shift. We have 2 kids; 4 and 1 years old and I'm taking 9 credits per semester. It blows but you just do what you have to do. Cycling has become one of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-17, 04:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 25,817
Posted By JonnyV

I'm slowing piecing together an Linkskey with...

I'm slowing piecing together an Linkskey with 8070 bits. Just need the shifters/caliper set and all the e-tubes to hook it all together.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,728
Posted By JonnyV

I had the first gen Red and honestly, I miss it....

I had the first gen Red and honestly, I miss it. Using Dura Ace 7900 now and just feel the Red was a superior group for me. The double tap was pretty awesome in cold weather riding while wearing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,919
Posted By JonnyV

Correct. My sister-in-law worked for FedEx sales...

Correct. My sister-in-law worked for FedEx sales for years and said most likely someone didn't fill out the paperwork right. Even, it will arrive, just much later than expected.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 07:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,123
Posted By JonnyV

I got my R250 frame off Lynskey via ebay. They...

I got my R250 frame off Lynskey via ebay. They listed the R240 but turned out it was out of stock, they upgraded me to the '17 R250. I had them drill it out for Di2. It took about a month to come in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By JonnyV

Long distant fist bump. I hope you didn't leave...

Long distant fist bump. I hope you didn't leave him hangin'...you did, didnt you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,919
Posted By JonnyV

Probikekit shipping

I placed an order on August 17th. Have not seen it yet. I emailed them yesterday and haven't gotten a response yet. Has anyone else run into this issue with them shipping to the states?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By JonnyV

Thank you, i can't wait to see the progress...

Thank you, i can't wait to see the progress either! Yeah, it was Lynskey themselves selling. They have a good bit of stuff on there that goes for a heck of a deal. I'll be picking up one of their...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By JonnyV

Ever hear the term "Never look a gift horse in...

Ever hear the term "Never look a gift horse in the mouth"? Im not asking questions. I simply said thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By JonnyV

They emailed me early this morning. The R240 is...

They emailed me early this morning. The R240 is out of stock. They're sending a 2017 R250. Whoever I was talking to via ebay message was one of the best customer service reps I've ever spoken with....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-17, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By JonnyV

Just won a Lynskey R240

ebay auction just ended on a Lynskey R240 disc frame. Plans are for Ultegra Di2 group. My current bike has been bothering my back so im hoping a more relaxed frame will help a bit. Stay tuned, I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By JonnyV

I completely forgot about the shop in town in...

I completely forgot about the shop in town in Huntingdon. Rothrock Outfitters. They'll be able to give you some good routes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By JonnyV

Take a mountain bike if you can! Raytown is home...

Take a mountain bike if you can! Raytown is home to the beautiful Allegrippis trail system. I've never been on the road bike in Huntingdon but I have a feeling it might be a little rough. State...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By JonnyV

For real leather, like a good baseball glove, i...

For real leather, like a good baseball glove, i use shaving cream. It's a great cheap substitute for leather conditioner and one less thing to have to buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,325
Posted By JonnyV

I see an LE on the downtube. Possibly a...

I see an LE on the downtube. Possibly a Performance exclusive. Graphics look to be in the 2005 to 2008 range.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By JonnyV

I never heard his name until about a week ago...

I never heard his name until about a week ago when I watched Inspired To Ride on netflix. Mike was an absolute beast and seemed like a genuinely good person. Horrible he had to go so soon. Stay safe...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-17, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,839
Posted By JonnyV

X is always equal to X. Always.

X is always equal to X. Always.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,729
Posted By JonnyV

Worst year cycling since I started. I thought...

Worst year cycling since I started. I thought last year was bad, it was great compared to this year. 2016, 156 miles. Yeah. I used to do that in a weekend. But a new baby and tons of work done on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,703
Posted By JonnyV

My first Fuji, a 2009 Team RC was absolutely...

My first Fuji, a 2009 Team RC was absolutely perfect. I put SRAM Red group on it and SRAM S60 wheels. Couldn't have asked for a better bike. We'll, should say, I shouldn't have asked. I love the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-16, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By JonnyV

Glucosamine does (seem) to work well for joints...

Glucosamine does (seem) to work well for joints but it's not a quick fix. It takes a few weeks to start working in your joints. Look for glucosamine chondroitin. Or ask a doctor, which I'm not.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By JonnyV

Put her on the trainer and repeatedly clip in and...

Put her on the trainer and repeatedly clip in and out. It should smooth out and get easier as they wear in.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By JonnyV

You've been a member since 2004 and you don't...

You've been a member since 2004 and you don't know about the frame bump? Hang your head in shame, sir.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By JonnyV

Chase them down and cram your frame bump in...

Chase them down and cram your frame bump in his/her front wheel.
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