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Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-10, 04:06 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 11,117
Posted By fbxcore

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By fbxcore

That's basically how I'm looking at things...I'm...

That's basically how I'm looking at things...I'm more of a spinner than a masher, I think I'm going to pull the trigger on it, if I dislike I can always sell it and probably won't lose any money. $40...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By fbxcore

Oh I just meant get the 12-27 now and if I still...

Oh I just meant get the 12-27 now and if I still need lower gearing for hills add a 38 on eventually as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,291
Posted By fbxcore

I use Shimano PD-R540 pedals on the SPD-SL cleat...

I use Shimano PD-R540 pedals on the SPD-SL cleat system...cheap and effective.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By fbxcore

Perhaps I could get this 12-27 and eventually...

Perhaps I could get this 12-27 and eventually replace the smaller chainring with a 38? What do you guys think of that?

I'm having a hard time deciding, the responses seem to be very polar
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By fbxcore

12-25 vs 12-27 Cassette

Hey guys, I've searched the forums a bit and haven't gotten a direct answer on this...

I'm running a 53/39 105 crank up front with a 12-25 cassette in the rear, one of the guys on the team is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,591
Posted By fbxcore

Wait...seriously?

Wait...seriously?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,199
Posted By fbxcore

I use a wired Cateye Strada Cadence

I use a wired Cateye Strada Cadence
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,661
Posted By fbxcore

Eh, stop making people in our general field (I'm...

Eh, stop making people in our general field (I'm Genetics) look like dbags dude. Sure, my liberal arts peers may not be quite as occupied with school work, but we need people like them regardless. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,591
Posted By fbxcore

Genentech? Can you score me an internship...

Genentech?

Can you score me an internship at Genetech? :lol:

No really...I would kill for one (I'm a Genetics undergrad major).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,792
Posted By fbxcore

What kind of bottle cages are those? I like....

What kind of bottle cages are those? I like. Those...and the rest of your bike as well.
11-06-09, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By fbxcore

Felt Brougham vs. Kilo Stripper

So I'm taking a short break from being over with my colleagues with gears to see what you guys think.

I'm tired of retuning the derailleur on my commuter bike all the time and am looking for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-09, 06:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,534
Posted By fbxcore

2009 CAAD9-5/58cm/Lightning White

2009 CAAD9-5/58cm/Lightning White
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By fbxcore

I think I might have the same thing, going to the...

I think I might have the same thing, going to the doc tomorrow to have it checked out, will report back in if it could be the culprit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,171
Posted By fbxcore

Hope you get better man...news like this scares...

Hope you get better man...news like this scares me.

I hope this guy finances at least a couple new rides for you...perhaps say you're emotionally damaged by the damage done to your bike :P
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,742
Posted By fbxcore

Nice. Get some clipless pedals then less talking...

Nice. Get some clipless pedals then less talking more riding. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By fbxcore

Knee Issues

Hey guys,

I took the summer off riding, before that i was doing ~100 miles or so a week and just started up again recently.

Note before I go into this, my bike fit was working just fine for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,689
Posted By fbxcore

Yeah, well the fact that you are basically...

Yeah, well the fact that you are basically turning something that is an opinion into fact doesn't exactly inspire the greatest confidence in your qualifications.

So, with your immense...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,689
Posted By fbxcore

At this price point I'm going to have to...

At this price point I'm going to have to disagree. Carbon will be smoother (HTFU), but not necessarily lighter. My CAAD9-5 is lighter than some of my friends' carbon bikes totally stock. I don't see...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By fbxcore

It comes fast. I've had my first road bike...

It comes fast. I've had my first road bike (previously rode MTB) for a bit over 2 weeks now and it's becoming second nature. I'm still getting used to not putting much weight on my arms and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 10:54 PM
Replies: 34
Omg
Views: 1,282
Posted By fbxcore

The legend lives on. :lol: Edit: Don't...

The legend lives on. :lol:

Edit: Don't forget to flip the bars forward!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,178
Posted By fbxcore

Same here, except I think I might go w/ Red if I...

Same here, except I think I might go w/ Red if I find a bangin' deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,571
Posted By fbxcore

About 200 miles of riding after I got my bike i...

About 200 miles of riding after I got my bike i did the clipless fall because I had to make a panic stop to not get plastered by a car...I stopped in time, and then the "oh yeah, I'm clipped in"...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By fbxcore

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,351
Posted By fbxcore

Epic win. :thumb:

Epic win. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By fbxcore

Underwhelming assault.

Underwhelming assault.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-09, 01:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,651
Posted By fbxcore

My crits average 200mph and i can sprint 45^8mph.

My crits average 200mph and i can sprint 45^8mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-09, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By fbxcore

Not this...

Not this (http://www.amazon.com/GMC-Denali-Road-Bike/dp/B000FDDWB6)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By fbxcore

Saddles are a pretty personal decision, but I had...

Saddles are a pretty personal decision, but I had the same issue with my Ponza but decided to replace that a** hatchet after about 150 miles.

Got a Prologo Nago Pas, haven't ever looked back...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By fbxcore

I dig my Rudy Project Actyum.

I dig my Rudy Project Actyum.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,591
Posted By fbxcore

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By fbxcore

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 09:47 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By fbxcore

Could be, if the seller and bike actually exist...

Could be, if the seller and bike actually exist it might be worth checking out. If it appears to be crashed hardcore or the serial # is filed off on the bottom/possible marks from removing a lock...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By fbxcore

I had this problem with the stock seat on my...

I had this problem with the stock seat on my bike. Swapped it, no problems at all now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,931
Posted By fbxcore

You probably haven't broken in the bearings yet....

You probably haven't broken in the bearings yet. My pedals had that issue but about 250 miles later they always hang where I want them to when I go to clip in.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,193
Posted By fbxcore

If you're going for a more aggressive road...

If you're going for a more aggressive road position you definitely need to bend the elbows and need to support more of your upper body weight with your core.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,486
Posted By fbxcore

You must be a huge person. Sweet ride.

You must be a huge person.

Sweet ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,524
Posted By fbxcore

Hey, if it works for you that's great but after a...

Hey, if it works for you that's great but after a 50 mile ride with it my junk was numb for almost two days. That didn't make me think twice about going to get it swapped out at the LBS the next day....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,524
Posted By fbxcore

It's extremely personal. Saddles like the Toupe,...

It's extremely personal. Saddles like the Toupe, Aliante, Arione, etc are common choices, but you really have to try saddles out to see which you like.

I'm running a Prologo Nago Pas and I like...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,524
Posted By fbxcore

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By fbxcore

Use the trim feature on the FD shifter. Half...

Use the trim feature on the FD shifter. Half click the large lever to trim it to higher gears and when you're in lower gears put it back with the smaller lever.


And...I don't see what the stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,124
Posted By fbxcore

Yours are pretty compelling.

Yours are pretty compelling.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,524
Posted By fbxcore

White for sure. I get bling comments on it all...

White for sure. I get bling comments on it all the time haha. And yeah, budget for a new saddle as well...you'll be needing a new one most likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By fbxcore

Have fun with getting flats. Personally I...

Have fun with getting flats.

Personally I think it's an immensely stupid decision unless they're race-only wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,124
Posted By fbxcore

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,124
Posted By fbxcore

I'm going to have to flat out say you're wrong...

I'm going to have to flat out say you're wrong when it comes to the stiffness of the 2.3, CAAD9 is definitely stiffer, and probably lighter?

Smoother? No. HTFU.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,028
Posted By fbxcore

:lol: He was wearing silver tights and a...

:lol:

He was wearing silver tights and a boonie hat underneath his helmet, he was already doing that to himself in the eyes of anybody else.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By fbxcore

http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/08/28/transportation...

http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/08/28/transportation-tuesday-top-6-sexiest-cycles/

I don't understand. With the exception of the Fisher I find all of those to be eyesores.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,049
Posted By fbxcore

+1...

+1...
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