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Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By exime

Best all around are Shimano Deore XT PD-M8020...

Best all around are Shimano Deore XT PD-M8020 Trail Pedals
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By exime

There is a time in every mans life when he must...

There is a time in every mans life when he must bash his head against the wall 1,000 times before deciding between a Rim and Disc bike. There is no right decision. Good like amigo.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,616
Posted By exime

Heavier bike means more work for your knees. The...

Heavier bike means more work for your knees. The more you wear your knees out. The less years you can ride, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By exime

Went with the brand new Shimano Ultegra R8000...

Went with the brand new Shimano Ultegra R8000 12-25 to replace my 11-28 for $70 and it has been magnificent. I figured why buy a cheap cassette? $70 part for our hobby is chump change.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 16,320
Posted By exime

Everyone is at different aspects of their ride &...

Everyone is at different aspects of their ride & life in the current space time continuum so someone passing is meaningless unless you agree to a specific time and place which is called a Race. At...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,468
Posted By exime

It was my 2nd choice. I guess I got scared away...

It was my 2nd choice. I guess I got scared away from those bulbous charts. I wasn't sure if 25c would be too much for it so I just erred on the side of caution and picked Fulcrum Zero which were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,468
Posted By exime

I considered the C24 but it's a 17mm/20.8mm and...

I considered the C24 but it's a 17mm/20.8mm and I'm a 25c queen. Shimano leader said they have no intention of going to the new industry standard of 19/23 because of weight and costs. Love Shimano...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By exime

TCR is pretty slick for $1,735US / $1845CDN. Full...

TCR is pretty slick for $1,735US / $1845CDN. Full 105. Full Carbon. Hidden wire. I can't find anything wrong with it. They didn't even ruin it with a hollow crank and still kept the price down. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,638
Posted By exime

Too much pressure on your hands which means you...

Too much pressure on your hands which means you need to fix/adjust your stance. Whatever it takes to redistribute some weight to your feet and butt. There are 3 main distribution points. Feet, butt,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,476
Posted By exime

I ride with my hands off the bar pull out a gel...

I ride with my hands off the bar pull out a gel and chew with my mouth open when I overtake.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By exime

fabric cell radius elite

fabric cell radius elite
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By exime

[/LEFT] You mean thousands and thousands of...

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You mean thousands and thousands of miles right? I just did 400 last month.

There aren't many reviews on the nite wheel so I think it's a gamble. I decided on the non-nite because of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,312
Posted By exime

His rear Quick Release skewer isn't even angled...

His rear Quick Release skewer isn't even angled in an aero position. What is this amateur hour?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,192
Posted By exime

Define 100% capacity. How sore and tired can I be...

Define 100% capacity. How sore and tired can I be until it's bad for me?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,476
Posted By exime

I had two electric cyclists pass me on a climb...

I had two electric cyclists pass me on a climb yesterday on our 100 mile paved bike trail. They were about 70+ and effortlessly gliding past me. Once we got up on the flats I jockeyed back up to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-18, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By exime

I hit my fork in an off bike freak accident (not...

I hit my fork in an off bike freak accident (not Trek's fault) yet they gave me 20% off of a new one all handled by LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,753
Posted By exime

12-25 is a game changer (50/34). I upgraded my...

12-25 is a game changer (50/34). I upgraded my cassette along with my wheelset from 11-28 as recommended. Now I can sit in the big ring on the flats and small gradients. Small ring when I hit a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By exime

Just did my first ride with my Italian made...

Just did my first ride with my Italian made Fulcrum Zeros. Just a quick 23 miler. Absolutely decimated 5 Personal Record Segments. Wasn't even mashing that hard m8.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By exime

No you've harassed the entire forum. We've had...

No you've harassed the entire forum. We've had enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By exime

Guess you were wrong? You were absolutely wrong....

Guess you were wrong? You were absolutely wrong. Stop bullying people or you will get reported from all of us every single time from here on out until you are out of this forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By exime

My Italian hand made Fulcrums are on the way too!...

My Italian hand made Fulcrums are on the way too!

Shipped from this city a few days ago:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By exime

I was just doing wheel research. I was initially...

I was just doing wheel research. I was initially marketed by Prime too and after more digging found out it was made by the sales website that promotes them. Maybe it's just a rebrand like a Rapha? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,217
Posted By exime

2004.. That was a bad year for me. I thought...

2004.. That was a bad year for me. I thought Jamis makes 631 series steel bikes. Eclipse has been discontinued.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,658
Posted By exime

With Garmin 520 your ride is instantly uploaded...

With Garmin 520 your ride is instantly uploaded to strava no waiting for wifi and automatic. I was considering buying a Bolt earlier so this thread caught my eye but if it can't upload to strava via...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,753
Posted By exime

Thank you so much. Got some wheels coming in a...

Thank you so much. Got some wheels coming in a week so good time to fix this. It's gonna be a good year..
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,753
Posted By exime

Shimano 105, 50/34 (compact), BB90, Shimano 105,...

Shimano 105, 50/34 (compact), BB90, Shimano 105, 11-28, 11 speed (2016)

Small/small is my go-to on the flats and hills which is what I'm usually on even though it's cross chained. It's relatively...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,753
Posted By exime

My favorite rings on my 11-28 chain are all...

My favorite rings on my 11-28 chain are all cross-chained. I don't know when I'd ever use the big ring with the top gears and that is what it's designed for since that is the least cross-chain. I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By exime

You live in America with a million LBS's and you...

You live in America with a million LBS's and you buy some piece of junk online. You could get a last year Trek/Cannondale for a couple bucks more with life time free adjustments. :deadhorse:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By exime

$2,000 will get you Full Carbon with minimum 105....

$2,000 will get you Full Carbon with minimum 105. Get in on sale day and it's yours for $1,700. Not bad if you ask me!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,895
Posted By exime

I smashed a bit of paint off my fork exposing the...

I smashed a bit of paint off my fork exposing the carbon in a non-riding accident and replaced it with a warranty discount. Still have the carbon fork to use for spare. I guess I'm OCD.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,414
Posted By exime

They were purchased by Mavic a couple years ago.....

They were purchased by Mavic a couple years ago.. I joked I would never buy an Enve after that but this seals the deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,421
Posted By exime

Good fashion = Need to be fast. Have a cool...

Good fashion = Need to be fast. Have a cool aura/essence to begin with. Be under 40. Have extremely low body fat. Have really expensive stuff (helmet has to be $200+). If you have all those boxes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,305
Posted By exime

I speak for myself but the hardest part of a...

I speak for myself but the hardest part of a century is a happy butt. When my sit bones start to ache I lose all energy and it's game over.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,438
Posted By exime

Yea I had a KOM on a sprint and only a couple...

Yea I had a KOM on a sprint and only a couple professional riders took it away from me last year... all on SPD nylon Giro Rumbles (budget shoes).

3rd year ready to upgrade to some Carbon SPDs.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By exime

Shimano chains destroy our cassette and...

Shimano chains destroy our cassette and freewheel? Weird I've been riding shimano chains my entire life and I've never heard of such a thing. Must be a Bike Forum thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By exime

Polarized Sunglasses for digital screen :roflmao:...

Polarized Sunglasses for digital screen :roflmao:

Not recommended
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,795
Posted By exime

They are one in the same thing. Strava is linked...

They are one in the same thing. Strava is linked to your Garmin and your phone. Garmin automatically syncs to your strava account via your phone. Garmin 520 has been sweet but there might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By exime

KMC chains are infinitely easier to maintain....

KMC chains are infinitely easier to maintain. Undo the link. (Buy set of kmc links with your chain). Take chain off the bike. Clean everything. Put it back on the bike. Reattach a new link. Just like...
05-11-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,702
Posted By exime

Started with Giro Rumble VR but ready to upgrade...

Started with Giro Rumble VR but ready to upgrade to something with Carbon. Need to shatter some KOMs this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 626,482
Posted By exime

$750 for the best aluminum rim and hubs in the...

$750 for the best aluminum rim and hubs in the industry for the 17c/23c sizing. The ZEROS are made in Italy. Pretty good deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By exime

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By exime

It's hard to tell unless you test ride the bike....

It's hard to tell unless you test ride the bike. I am firmly in category size 54cm for Trek and was even sized up for a 54cm (could hardly call it a fitting) and ended up being way too long.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 626,482
Posted By exime

$759 - FULCRUM Racing Zero C17 2018 (- $20 code...

$759 - FULCRUM Racing Zero C17 2018 (- $20 code GIRO) = $739 (https://us.ciclimattio.com/s/fulcrum/racing-zero-c17-2018/?id=15156&m=22176)


Under US Customs $800 duty limit. Free shipping. ...
05-10-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By exime

The Italians got my money after all. Found a...

The Italians got my money after all. Found a good duty-free wheelset under $800. Bought the Italian made Fulcrum Race Zeros for $750 total after Paypal conversion. Not bad!

I think keeping...
05-09-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By exime

Err is duty really only 3% or are these on a...

Err is duty really only 3% or are these on a tariff schedule? I would definitely buy them if the total cost is only 3%.
05-09-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,819
Posted By exime

For me the Camelbak Lobo is the perfect size...

For me the Camelbak Lobo is the perfect size (narrow) WITHOUT HYDRATION PACK for maintenance kit, lunch, keys, phone, etc.. Once you fill up your hydration the storage goes way down.
05-09-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By exime

Maybe worth a shot. With the $800 I was able to...

Maybe worth a shot. With the $800 I was able to google the information I was looking for. Below for anyone in the future:
05-09-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By exime

$800 cutoff? Thanks for the info dude. Guess the...

$800 cutoff? Thanks for the info dude. Guess the Italians aren't getting my money.
05-09-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By exime

$1,000 Wheelset purchase EU to USA. Will this constitute a major purchase and tax?

I'm in the US and I have purchased a lot of small things under $100 from all over the world (mostly UK/EU/China) with no taxes or fees. The experience has been great so far but the items have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 626,482
Posted By exime

I think only the non-tubeless are on sale. ...

I think only the non-tubeless are on sale.

Mavic Ksyrium Pro Carbon SL C is $1,200 (https://www.backcountry.com/mavic-ksyrium-pro-carbon-sl-c-wheelset-clincher) at Backcountry
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