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Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,813
Posted By alexvpaq

I used to live close by to an alpaca farm, they...

I used to live close by to an alpaca farm, they would sell socks for 70$. Shirts for 200$. I kept going for Merino...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,939
Posted By alexvpaq

I used to carry a lezyne mini pump until I...

I used to carry a lezyne mini pump until I realized I was pumping like 400 times to barely reach 90 psi. So I figured if I fail with my co2... I'll have my cellphone as a backup instead. Didn't carry...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,522
Posted By alexvpaq

2 days off... Wow. Imagine 6months of winter and...

2 days off... Wow. Imagine 6months of winter and crappy weather.

Get on the trainer or do something else. Do a good house cleanup. I'm sure you will find something to do.
01-17-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,773
Posted By alexvpaq

I had a20 pound alloy bike and it's very good no...

I had a20 pound alloy bike and it's very good no major complaints but my better 17.x pound carbon bike is much better, not because of the weight but power transfer is better, road vibrations are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-15, 11:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,938
Posted By alexvpaq

I have had my 500 for years now, still going...

I have had my 500 for years now, still going strong! And the battery is still giving me a lot of hours! It may be old but it does one thing well and that is: working forever.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,762
Posted By alexvpaq

Cool thread though, I feel like we're piercing...

Cool thread though, I feel like we're piercing the abscess. I don't exactly care how much you spent or how awesome your bike is. I may however think that you care more about the sport depending on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,730
Posted By alexvpaq

I went from a trek 1.5 to a felt AR, it's hard to...

I went from a trek 1.5 to a felt AR, it's hard to get a bigger jump in aerodynamics than that and while the bike looks and feels fast, the guy I ride with who is 50 pounds heavier than me, still...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By alexvpaq

I'm in Quebec, I just lost hope so I ride the...

I'm in Quebec, I just lost hope so I ride the trainer and count the days till spring and if I'm lucky in February, there will be a moment like the last two years where it gets warm enough for a week...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,762
Posted By alexvpaq

You do realize that buying used cycling shorts is...

You do realize that buying used cycling shorts is the equivalent of buying my most used, dirtiest,sweatiest underwear. Even though I clean them... It's not exactly hygienic.
Or a good place to save...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,762
Posted By alexvpaq

Back then, I used to do competitive recurve...

Back then, I used to do competitive recurve archery, I had the best bow out close to and close to the best arrows and I was 15 years old. I thought it was all pretty expensive I had close to 2k of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,262
Posted By alexvpaq

I was right hooked by a lady once, almost crashed...

I was right hooked by a lady once, almost crashed in the side of her car. But I decided to follow her because of the adrenalin, she lived only 100 meters from the corner. So I caught up onto her and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,774
Posted By alexvpaq

I would go for the felt, full 105 where it...

I would go for the felt, full 105 where it matters, solid brand and reputation imho and count me as heavily biased, I bought a felt ar5 just a few weeks ago and it blew my mind by how great it is.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,585
Posted By alexvpaq

Important thing to know about the emonda the SLR...

Important thing to know about the emonda the SLR is the very light and awesome frame
The SL is much heavier Trek Emonda SL Frameset - 52cm - Weights - Weight Weenies...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 28,166
Posted By alexvpaq

I just googled it up, a guy on the cervelo forum...

I just googled it up, a guy on the cervelo forum says the wheel set is around 1900g for the 5.5 while the 5.0 are quoted at 1645g so a lot of difference
05-17-15, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By alexvpaq

cycling races streaming on Android or ps4?

My PC broke, my ps4 won't stream cycling, my girlfriend notebook are kind of slow and heavy, all I have left is my nexus 5 unless you know how to make it work on the ps4 that would be nice too...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,048
Posted By alexvpaq

Also, if you're going from the ground up, the...

Also, if you're going from the ground up, the cervelo s2 is exactly the same frame same weight everything, the fork is different but was tested in the wind tunnel afterward but is exactly as aero as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,689
Posted By alexvpaq

Was in the middle of nowhere, tire had a flat,...

Was in the middle of nowhere, tire had a flat, first time trying to use a co2 cartridge without practice or any explanation. Was very hot outside and while trying to use the co2 I managed to fail it....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By alexvpaq

Thanks at least I know I'm not alone to do that....

Thanks at least I know I'm not alone to do that. I'd rather stay local but if I can't find what I want here... I'll have to go out of town
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By alexvpaq

Went at the lbs to talk about the s2 and such...

Went at the lbs to talk about the s2 and such since my mind was heading this way more and more until at the shop they told me they stopped selling cervelo this year and they can't do a one off order....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-15, 04:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By alexvpaq

Yeah that was a very good answer, I may still end...

Yeah that was a very good answer, I may still end up trying an r3 and the s5 my guess is the s2 should fall somewhere in between in terms of ride quality.
S5 because I always wanted to feel the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By alexvpaq

Lol interesting answer silvercivic27, what are...

Lol interesting answer silvercivic27, what are the reasons behind that?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By alexvpaq

you know, another bike dilemma s2 vs s5 vs ar5

Going to change my bike somewhat soon if life doesn't get in the way and I've been looking at 3 bikes now.

First one, 2015 cervelo s2 easy to work on seems pretty aero, light and comfortable from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,904
Posted By alexvpaq

Thought about trying tea once but it makes me pee...

Thought about trying tea once but it makes me pee and when I would want to have tea is when it's cold and when it's cold outside, I'd rather keep it in my shorts.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 06:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,519
Posted By alexvpaq

These threads make me feel bad about myself and...

These threads make me feel bad about myself and think I should be losing weight but truth is at 5f11 and 145 pounds it's getting kind of hard to get thinner. I May have some fat to lose but there...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By alexvpaq

Seriously though. you wouldn't believe how many...

Seriously though. you wouldn't believe how many spokes exploded on my Soul S3.0 wheels, I had to rebuild the front one with DT swiss spokes/nipples, I don't care about the weight, I want to be able...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By alexvpaq

RDS 2 if you're in or close to Quebec but my...

RDS 2 if you're in or close to Quebec but my parents cancelled the sports channels since I left home so I'm streaming it lol
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-15, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,612
Posted By alexvpaq

Well, thing is, I spent a fair bit on it but I...

Well, thing is, I spent a fair bit on it but I never went for the very better parts that did come with the real weight saving.
I have a thomson seatpost which made the ride much better but didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,612
Posted By alexvpaq

Here's my little story, I bought a used frameset...

Here's my little story, I bought a used frameset to build a road bike a few years ago a trek 1.5
Built it up from scratch with all the parts I wanted. (since my parents back then didn't let me buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,688
Posted By alexvpaq

I like my saddle to not crush my man parts so...

I like my saddle to not crush my man parts so it's angled down. I also find that when I'm sitting up a hill I'm more level and it feels better that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,324
Posted By alexvpaq

Got into fitness in my late teenage years around...

Got into fitness in my late teenage years around 17-18 years old. I would go out and run every day and I trained so hard I managed to hurt my knees. Took a break and started riding again my old...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,482
Posted By alexvpaq

I had and still have to deal with the aftermath...

I had and still have to deal with the aftermath of alcoholism, not me but a person close to me. It's hell.

It's stupid, on one side you might be tempted to get away from all the **** it creates...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,112
Posted By alexvpaq

http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/thumb/7/73/Jean...

http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/thumb/7/73/JeanLucPicardFacepalm.jpg/618px-JeanLucPicardFacepalm.jpg

This whole thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By alexvpaq

Ordered my 105 from there. They actually managed...

Ordered my 105 from there. They actually managed to send me a BB with both an Eng and an italian threaded side.
Should have seen my face when I tried to install it.
But they sent me a free english...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By alexvpaq

makes my butt hurt too but hey, HTFU.

makes my butt hurt too but hey, HTFU.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,514
Posted By alexvpaq

Just pick triathlon and call it a day.

Just pick triathlon and call it a day.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 41,702
Posted By alexvpaq

So. Is razor ever going to come back or is he...

So. Is razor ever going to come back or is he done for good like ***?
I couldn't see the answer since the mods/admins erased jen's post.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 41,702
Posted By alexvpaq

omega PHARMA lotto. Was already there for a long...

omega PHARMA lotto. Was already there for a long time.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,621
Posted By alexvpaq

Got a garmin to measure everything. So elevation,...

Got a garmin to measure everything. So elevation, KMs, time and everything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,753
Posted By alexvpaq

they're just hard to get into at first. Being a...

they're just hard to get into at first. Being a featherweight made it a special challenge to me. I was on the trainer standing on both pedals and pushing helplessly and somehow I managed to clip and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,611
Posted By alexvpaq

Could get a bike in the trunk of my aerio(not...

Could get a bike in the trunk of my aerio(not even hatchback) with everything I needed. Still would have had place for another bike on the rear seats.

If you really want some place...
minivans...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-12, 11:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,858
Posted By alexvpaq

Haven't seen such a nice view in a long while...

Haven't seen such a nice view in a long while thanks for the picture!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 06:24 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By alexvpaq

If only jen were here...

If only jen were here...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 156,633
Posted By alexvpaq

Razor's bike Revival Zombie Version 1.37 ...

Razor's bike Revival Zombie Version 1.37

Getting closer to TRE< one ride after another. On that picture it was looking a lot like TREj<
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 35,605
Posted By alexvpaq

But it's a bike forum... Why should we care? ...

But it's a bike forum... Why should we care?

You need to get more schwag. And not guitar related.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-12, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,369
Posted By alexvpaq

garmin's website also suggests to wear it on your...

garmin's website also suggests to wear it on your back same height but the monitor on your back. If you're too small for the HRM and can live with it I had to make a know in it so it would fit on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By alexvpaq

http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/1...

http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/183/103/alens.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By alexvpaq

Since 5700 I think.

Since 5700 I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By alexvpaq

And whatever happens. Flip it.

And whatever happens. Flip it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 197,263
Posted By alexvpaq

You need to work harder, I should be on the next...

You need to work harder, I should be on the next episode of intervention.
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