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Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By Sojodave

Check out Aerotech. They make bibs for tall riders

Check out Aerotech. They make bibs for tall riders
06-03-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Sojodave

I got my bike back and the Di2 is working and $12...

I got my bike back and the Di2 is working and $12 later it's as good as new....Are you ready for the answer to the problem? It was a loose wire in the handlebars that connects from the DI2...
06-02-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Sojodave

I did use disconnect before I disconnected the...

I did use disconnect before I disconnected the cord. I can't wait to find out what was the problem.
01-05-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,188
Posted By Sojodave

When you get the senior discount at Carl's Jr and...

When you get the senior discount at Carl's Jr and you didn't ask for it.
01-03-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By Sojodave

Then there is this video that basically says to...

Then there is this video that basically says to not worry about your pedal stroke and use what is comfortable for you.

https://youtu.be/1Q-9w048TS0
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 102,983
Posted By Sojodave

This thread should be a sticky

This thread should be a sticky
12-01-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,515
Posted By Sojodave

My mid-life crisis machine. ...

My mid-life crisis machine.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1537x1152/roubaix_dd25728e5d0c4b0af4575d915a6c3d06aedc7dd2.jpg
10-04-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By Sojodave

There are a lot of people on Bikeforums that just...

There are a lot of people on Bikeforums that just love the Brooks saddles. Funny thing, I have never seen a Brooks saddle at any of the bike events I ride. I am tempted to try one, but they are...
08-13-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By Sojodave

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX3fKolI25Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX3fKolI25Q
07-16-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,771
Posted By Sojodave

When you get a massive tail wind and you pedal...

When you get a massive tail wind and you pedal your guts out on your local hill and find out on Strava you are the 6,182nd fastest.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,825
Posted By Sojodave

I've got an event 104 mile "ride" this Saturday...

I've got an event 104 mile "ride" this Saturday with 3800 feet of climbing at 94 degrees. Here is what I've found doing several of these types of rides.

1. Don't start out too fast by yourself. ...
06-29-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 842,303
Posted By Sojodave

My Specialized Roubaix in chameleon blurple ...

My Specialized Roubaix in chameleon blurple
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210619_195228_326eb33fe3867bd3c4fb2e91a19394a6c10131fd.jpg...
06-11-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,855
Posted By Sojodave

I managed to get dropped on a no drop ride...:(

I managed to get dropped on a no drop ride...:(
05-26-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,044
Posted By Sojodave

I'm a type 2 diabetic and although there is no...

I'm a type 2 diabetic and although there is no cure for diabetes, it can be controlled. I eat a keto diet and I lost 50 lbs and got my A1C from 8.9 to 4.7. I am doing a 140-mile ride coming up in a...
05-19-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,675
Posted By Sojodave

My first attempt at Tubeless wheels was with...

My first attempt at Tubeless wheels was with Continental GP5000's. I about broke my hands trying to get them on. I took it to the bike shop and it took them 4 hours and the invention of new swear...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,252
Posted By Sojodave

I had a hard decision to choose the Garmin 830 or...

I had a hard decision to choose the Garmin 830 or the Roam. I went with the Garmin 830 because it did rerouting. It has saved me at least 5 times on group rides. My biggest complaint with the 830...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,414
Posted By Sojodave

I have good quality bibs with good chamois from...

I have good quality bibs with good chamois from DNA cycling. Update, I bite the bullet and bought a Specialized Power Expert 155. I adjusted it according to my last fitting, took it for a ride...
04-14-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,231
Posted By Sojodave

I rode a 75 mile ride and I had a sore knee and...

I rode a 75 mile ride and I had a sore knee and my shoulders were killing me. I went to the owners of all knowledge in the universe, strangers on Bikeforums to solve the problem. Everyone said bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,478
Posted By Sojodave

Garmin software really sucks for cycling...Oh...

Garmin software really sucks for cycling...Oh wait, that one is true.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,221
Posted By Sojodave

I was going 44mph down a descent when I saw...

I was going 44mph down a descent when I saw something in the road up ahead. The item was blocking the shoulder and it didn't occur to me to slow down because I was planning on going around the item....
03-15-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,611
Posted By Sojodave

I think the title should be "race bike" vs...

I think the title should be "race bike" vs "endurance bike". I just built up a Specialized Roubaix Pro frame and I debated on whether I should get a race frame. I am not a racer, but I do several...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 26,139
Posted By Sojodave

I have two favorites, Michelin Power Road 28's...

I have two favorites, Michelin Power Road 28's and Enve SES 25's with tan walls. Both are fairly easy to mount and dismount and both have been trouble-free. My first experience with tubeless was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,797,134
Posted By Sojodave

The Michelin Power Road 28s have been great so...

The Michelin Power Road 28s have been great so far. I think they roll well, super comfortable, and easy to take off and put on.
02-17-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,875
Posted By Sojodave

I don't know if this answers your question, but...

I don't know if this answers your question, but longer stems are more stable and shorter stems are more twitchy. I wouldn't worry about hiding the front hub view. Do what feels comfortable or get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,602
Posted By Sojodave

I think disc brakes are better...oh wait, I...

I think disc brakes are better...oh wait, I thought we were still arguing about rim vs disc brakes. Carry on.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,361
Posted By Sojodave

This guy put a sticker on his Swat box to make...

This guy put a sticker on his Swat box to make people think he's riding an e-bike...:lol:...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,361
Posted By Sojodave

It could be worse......

It could be worse......
02-11-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Sojodave

Real men have more hardware in their leg than...

Real men have more hardware in their leg than Home Depot....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,848
Posted By Sojodave

https://www.ciclovation.com/pro.php?m=l&f=78&cid=7...

https://www.ciclovation.com/pro.php?m=l&f=78&cid=78
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,662
Posted By Sojodave

There is a Facebook group for Roubaix owners. I...

There is a Facebook group for Roubaix owners. I posted a poll on what spring people use that have a Future Shock with springs. The majority said they use the black(medium) spring and the second was...
02-05-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,893
Posted By Sojodave

I am building up a Roubaix Pro frame with R11...

I am building up a Roubaix Pro frame with R11 carbon. I asked a Roubaix group on Facebook what the difference was between R11 and R10 frame, they said it was about a pound. A pound may not sound...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 20,650
Posted By Sojodave

From what I understand, the difference between an...

From what I understand, the difference between an R11 frame and an r10 frame is about a pound. S-works frames use R12.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 4,797,134
Posted By Sojodave

Everyone needs a blingy top cap ...

Everyone needs a blingy top cap
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12-18-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,676
Posted By Sojodave

I'm 59 and this has been my ride. I'm building...

I'm 59 and this has been my ride. I'm building up a Specialized Roubaix, but I'm having a problem getting parts because of Covid. FYI, this was before I changed the seatpost...:)...
12-14-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By Sojodave

Go to a Specialized dealer and get your sit bones...

Go to a Specialized dealer and get your sit bones measured. Usually you get a saddle that is at least 20mm.
12-07-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 842,303
Posted By Sojodave

My Fezzari Fore CR3 Di2 ...

My Fezzari Fore CR3 Di2
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1279x871/fezzari_98af657985c9e2a64bbc0665e34250a81df7ab82.jpg
12-07-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,236
Posted By Sojodave

I'm both a Fred and a Snob. I guess that puts me...

I'm both a Fred and a Snob. I guess that puts me at a 5.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,648
Posted By Sojodave

Getting T-boned by a 17-year-old going 40mph...

Getting T-boned by a 17-year-old going 40mph while he was on his phone texting. I broke my right ankle on both sides, tibia/fibula/shoulder and 14 staples in my head because my helmet somehow came...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,948
Posted By Sojodave

Great, does this mean Russian hackers are going...

Great, does this mean Russian hackers are going to find out how slow I am?
07-15-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By Sojodave

I had a friend give me a Brooks C17 Carved...

I had a friend give me a Brooks C17 Carved saddle. It was winter, and I put it on my bike while it was on the trainer. I thought it looked huge compared to my Power saddle and it weighed twice as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,965
Posted By Sojodave

In June of 2017, I got t-boned by a car going...

In June of 2017, I got t-boned by a car going 40mph. I was on a 107 mile group ride and I probably had 60 riders ride up on me and see my pitiful situation. It threw me 50 feet (Man Dad, you must...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,616
Posted By Sojodave

I bought a new Garmin 830 because it had...

I bought a new Garmin 830 because it had re-routing capabilities so I wouldn't get lost on group rides...I guess there are no group rides in 2020...DOH!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,047
Posted By Sojodave

Did you slam dance on the pedals???...:)

Did you slam dance on the pedals???...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,894
Posted By Sojodave

According to bicyclerollingresistance.com, the...

According to bicyclerollingresistance.com, the Gator Hardshells have more protection, but the also have higher rolling resistance. According to that website, The Conti gp 5000 have a 10 watt rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,606
Posted By Sojodave

When will the dollar stores come out with their...

When will the dollar stores come out with their bikes?
04-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,393
Posted By Sojodave

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZhWVZq2qUc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZhWVZq2qUc
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,647
Posted By Sojodave

I was a slow convert, but bibs are way more...

I was a slow convert, but bibs are way more comfortable than shorts especially on long rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,140
Posted By Sojodave

My suggestion is to not worry about your ftp and...

My suggestion is to not worry about your ftp and how fast you are riding. If I were you, I would concentrate on intervals and hill climbing three days a week and ride for fun the other days. I get...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,685
Posted By Sojodave

What's it like owning a road bike. You're always...

What's it like owning a road bike. You're always wondering how much faster you could have ridden if you would have just saved 20 grams.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By Sojodave

I posted this in another saddle thread. I hope...

I posted this in another saddle thread. I hope this helps.

I'm kind of embarrassed about how many short-nosed saddles I have had. I'm 6'4" 200 lbs with 130 sit bones. Here is my take on each...
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