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Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-14, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Thanks K11. Yeah the Red is visible on the...

Thanks K11. Yeah the Red is visible on the Stem/Spacers, Seat Clamp, Hubs, Ceramic Bottom Bracket and then whatever accents are on the Handlebars and Sram crank. I think it is just enough to "Pop"...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

The wheels are Fuzion M1's. I have 2 sets of...

The wheels are Fuzion M1's. I have 2 sets of Fuzion F1's also, but the M1's had a few extra spokes and handle weight a bit better. The wheels are OK but not the greatest in the world. Considering...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Much appreciate that people notice that. I know...

Much appreciate that people notice that. I know the color isn't for everyone. but I can only have so many black/Red bikes without wanting something different.

Yes, the damned leaf blew in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

You can't argue opinion in regards to how things...

You can't argue opinion in regards to how things LOOK. But I am pretty sure it is the angle of the photo. Those shifters look spot on - along with the handlebar setup. (At least in regards to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 223,755
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I remember these days as well. Some of the stuff...

I remember these days as well. Some of the stuff you guys were doing to Carbon Derailleurs and shoes and other important parts was pretty crazy. give a crowd a thread that says "Use your dremel to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,978
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Well minimal pain. "No pain" and "brevet" do not...

Well minimal pain. "No pain" and "brevet" do not really go in the same sentence.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,853
Posted By X-LinkedRider

SuperiorLite C38 w/ 10/11 spd Hub. & Michelin Pro...

SuperiorLite C38 w/ 10/11 spd Hub. & Michelin Pro 3 Tires.
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=689
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Finished up the SL Pro with the new Carbon...

Finished up the SL Pro with the new Carbon Clinchers and Michelin Pro.
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=688

2010 SL Club Custom - I need a new picture...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Finally got the new wheels on the bike. 2013...

Finally got the new wheels on the bike.
2013 SuperiorLite SL Pro w/
2013 Sram Red/2012 Rival
2014 SuperiorLite SL-Pro C38 Carbon Clinchers
Total Weight as shown 16.1 ish...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,853
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Finally got around to replacing my non working...

Finally got around to replacing my non working Edge 305 with a new 510.
https://media.nashbar.com/images/nashbar/products/250/GN-510-NCL-FRONT.jpg
10-02-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Yeah, i am probably going to do that as well. I...

Yeah, i am probably going to do that as well. I still want the roof rack though. I have found a couple, but will probably just suck it up and go with Thule setup.
09-28-13, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I do have a Thule trunk rack but I don't like...

I do have a Thule trunk rack but I don't like hanging the carbon bikes on the rack like that. Plus the roof rack will come in handy with the kayaks. I have found a few online but some of the brands...
09-25-13, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Volkswagen Jetta Owners - Bicycle Racks and Questions

Hey everyone.

I recently finally got around to replacing my old vehicle with a 2009 VW Jetta Sedan. it did not come with roof rack rails installed and with that I have a few questions.

Do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,000
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I too had similar questions as the op. This is...

I too had similar questions as the op. This is definitely not my first time hitting the pavement, but this was one of the worst for me. I had unmarked pavement that was uneven and the front wheel...
Forum: Touring
07-06-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Very much appreciate the information about the...

Very much appreciate the information about the 810 bug. I guess I will have a tough choice that I will have o figure out by tomorrow. (Sale ends) 15% off might make the 810 worth it as I already...
Forum: Touring
07-06-13, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Help Deciding on Garmin for Touring (510/810)

Now I know most of you will say 810 just because of the mapping features built in. But For $170 price difference I would think I could use my cell phone in those specific instances where I might...
07-06-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13,385
Views: 2,660,163
Posted By X-LinkedRider

My buddy was clearing out his parents shed and...

My buddy was clearing out his parents shed and behind the shed in his yard. He found 2 bikes. 1 yellow Kia which needs lots of work. And this 1979 Nishiki Century which needed some TLC and new...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Those GT carbon frames are actually QUITE nice. ...

Those GT carbon frames are actually QUITE nice. I agree about the saddle bag comment. You definitely have it installed incorrectly. The straps are supposed to wrap around the bag and double back...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I'm sure, mine are some of them, but I am glad I...

I'm sure, mine are some of them, but I am glad I am not the only one.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

and wash my hands after pumping up those tires....

and wash my hands after pumping up those tires. ;) It has lots of potential though rich. i am sure it will come out cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Is it me or has the 'hot or not' thread switched...

Is it me or has the 'hot or not' thread switched roles with the 'What road bike do you have?' thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,491
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Thats what the Sram WiFli RD is for.

Thats what the Sram WiFli RD is for.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-13, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Some nice rides on this page. Starting to look...

Some nice rides on this page. Starting to look like the Hot or not thread. lol.
Calgary, Whitez. Chelm, Chil2, and Racman: Those are all super nice rides. Rac, love the stealth of the that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 223,755
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Dropped .24 lbs or just over 100+ grams by...

Dropped .24 lbs or just over 100+ grams by switching from 2012 Rival crank and FD to 2013 Sram Red Crank & FD w/ YAW. I'd say that is a pretty significant drop for 2 parts, one being a front...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-13, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Pictures with the new crank and fd. ...

Pictures with the new crank and fd.
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=679
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=684
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Dudeman, great shot of the Caad. Took some...

Dudeman, great shot of the Caad.

Took some pictures with the new crank. The rest of Sram Red will be ordered and installed in pieces over the summer. Flame on.....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-13, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

All the more reason to post your current ride. ...

All the more reason to post your current ride. People like seeing changes, upgrades and watching people dump more and more money into rides. ;) Old bikes gives us something to compare to new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

This is true. The 2013 stuff has no trim that I...

This is true. The 2013 stuff has no trim that I am aware of. At least the Sram red w/ YAW doesn't. You pretty much just set it up and go. The setup is slightly more finicky than shimano but once...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

It took me about 60 seconds to get used to it on...

It took me about 60 seconds to get used to it on the bike. I like the ability to kind of change your mind out back out of a gear and go opposite. But everybody is different. if you can clip in and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,853
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Finished install, time for some riding. ;) ...

Finished install, time for some riding. ;)
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=678
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I personally love the ergo of the Sram doubletap...

I personally love the ergo of the Sram doubletap stuff. I found the older (Pre 2011) shimano shifters were too large and made my hands hurt trying to shift the long gears. However, I have ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Just Updated crankset to 2013 Sram Red (compact)...

Just Updated crankset to 2013 Sram Red (compact) and Sram Red FD w/ YAW
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=678
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,853
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Mark, you have quite the collection of new bikes...

Mark, you have quite the collection of new bikes there. Do you have some pictures or did you post in the Hot or Not thread or What road bike do you have thread? I am sure you have posted that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

+1, It came out beautiful, especially for a BD...

+1, It came out beautiful, especially for a BD bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,853
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Yes, I too find that the Glove itself is what is...

Yes, I too find that the Glove itself is what is causing the pain. I have lots of different gloves, so I usually try to remember which ones to avoid.


My 2013 Sram Red Crank and FD came today!...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,078
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Which brands don't you recognize? they are all...

Which brands don't you recognize? they are all pretty big brands. but he definitely needs and Spec option up there.

I ride with a Carbonio Flow (Selle Italia) on each of my carbon rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-13, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,853
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Yeah, i really like my Force crank, I am...

Yeah, i really like my Force crank, I am interested to see how well the chain catcher + YAW works out. I actually don't have that problem often at all, but I'm sure it's nice just in case.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,853
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Muffin: Garmins are a fantastic training tool. ...

Muffin: Garmins are a fantastic training tool. The data you can collect can be endlessly useful in the future as more data is gathered over time.

Just ordered 2013 Sram Red Compact Crankset...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By X-LinkedRider

This is all spot on. Charge from USB, don't...

This is all spot on. Charge from USB, don't worry about the wall charger as you can get any AC/USB adapter that will work. the 510 is a much better model, with better satellite connectivity,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Damn Adrian. You get more new bikes than I do. ...

Damn Adrian. You get more new bikes than I do. Looks like you're moving on up in the world huh? Hotness...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,398
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Actually Coming out of PA into WV somewhere. ...

Actually Coming out of PA into WV somewhere.
http://youtu.be/Bbp0zpdN6PY

I have lots more. Especially int he rain since it rained every day on tour.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,398
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I have some descents from West Virginia while on...

I have some descents from West Virginia while on my touring bike. Definitely some fun and painful hills around there. I'd post one of the videos but the music is set to ludacris and these forums are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

GC3's Parlee doesn't need me saying it is hot. ...

GC3's Parlee doesn't need me saying it is hot. Seems to be the general consensus.

That Duratec is a little difficult to tell with the cockpit completely cutoff. What shifters do you have? You...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I agree with Cycle. If it is super...

I agree with Cycle.

If it is super sentimental you could always get it fixed/brazed/welded. But, personally, it is the perfect excuse to start looking for a new frame. ;) I got a 54cm spec Allez...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Seems to be the general consensus. ;) Thanks...

Seems to be the general consensus. ;) Thanks bro.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

I spent 20 minutes trying to find something to...

I spent 20 minutes trying to find something to hold up the bike that wouldn't steal vision from the shot. I was so mad I couldn't find a rock. But that is no excuse for the visor ;) We have a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Yeah, I plan on lowering stem and cutting steerer...

Yeah, I plan on lowering stem and cutting steerer and use a carbon spacer. I want to make sure everything is fitting proper before I start making moves I can't reverse.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Took a couple pictures of the new bike. ...

Took a couple pictures of the new bike.
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=672
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=673
http://liveoncenjoy.com/SMF/MGalleryItem.php?id=675...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,689
Posted By X-LinkedRider

Essentially, same setup with black/grey tires. ...

Essentially, same setup with black/grey tires. Plus some bar tape. A little better? (Despite that the wheels are not as nice, they probably look a bit better)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,692
Posted By X-LinkedRider

For my preference, theywork out nicely. ice drop...

For my preference, theywork out nicely. ice drop without being too shallow or too deep, the flat bar portion on top and the carbon make it all very comfortable.
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