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Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,334
Posted By cpjolicoeur

if you dont like it, dont buy it. aesthetics...

if you dont like it, dont buy it. aesthetics mean nothing to performance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,425
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Get some Endurolyte capsules or Endurolyte Fizz...

Get some Endurolyte capsules or Endurolyte Fizz tabs from Hammer Nutrition
Forum: Southeast
01-24-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,181
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Road bike rental in West Palm Beach area

I'll be making my annual trip down to Florida in a week or so, and am wondering if anyone has any recommendations on a place to rent a decent road bike for a few weeks while I'm down there.

I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,165
Posted By cpjolicoeur

check out his site. its just a typical vendor...

check out his site. its just a typical vendor site selling all kinds of saddles. since he hasnt responded to the numerous calls for pictures of this "test" saddle, I doubt it even exists and think...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,944
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Not sure how you can go at 130% and 150%, but...

Not sure how you can go at 130% and 150%, but then again, maybe my math degree is failing me...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-11, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 799
Posted By cpjolicoeur

sounds like its time for a visit to the...

sounds like its time for a visit to the chiropractor
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,032
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I have a subaru outback with factory rails and I...

I have a subaru outback with factory rails and I love the RockyMounts TieRod. I also have a Thule rack on my wifes SUV with the Thule peloton bike rack, but I much prefer the RockyMounts rack.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By cpjolicoeur

yes

yes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,046
Posted By cpjolicoeur

In RI, I wear leg warmers and winter riding...

In RI, I wear leg warmers and winter riding gloves with a base layer and long sleeve jersey & wind jacket. If its really cold I thrown on full length bib tights and shoe covers. Personally I dont...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-11, 11:31 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,323
Posted By cpjolicoeur

bring a small patch kit

bring a small patch kit
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,431
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I dont follow what your link has to do with...

I dont follow what your link has to do with November framesets?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,431
Posted By cpjolicoeur

they look nice

they look nice
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-11, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I think you'll find everyone here will...

I think you'll find everyone here will unanimously say to avoid the GMC Denali if you can.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I'm actually having the same issue at the moment...

I'm actually having the same issue at the moment with the back of my left heel. Doesnt feel like it's an Achilles thing, but more directly on the heel bone.

I also always clip out with my left...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,033
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I'm demo'ing an SMP Evolution right now and I...

I'm demo'ing an SMP Evolution right now and I like it so far. I'm going to try and demo a slightly larger width saddle as well to see if I like it any better, but if not, I'll definitely be getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By cpjolicoeur

as everyone else has said, Hammer flask for me...

as everyone else has said, Hammer flask for me with no problems as well
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,509
Posted By cpjolicoeur

they dont compare average speed, they compare...

they dont compare average speed, they compare total time across the segment, I believe
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-11, 10:48 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,075
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Amazon.com:...

Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001398H8O
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,075
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I ended up ordering the Redline Chain Keeper just...

I ended up ordering the Redline Chain Keeper just now. Thanks for all the input from everyone
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,075
Posted By cpjolicoeur

As I mentioned, I have a clamp FD not braze-on so...

As I mentioned, I have a clamp FD not braze-on so those setups wouldnt work for me
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,075
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Yes, they are about $15 or so. Completely...

Yes, they are about $15 or so. Completely different design though. Do you use/have one? How well do they work?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,075
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Chain Catchers - K-Edge vs Speed Park

I'm going to purchase a chain catcher for the Roubaix build I just completed and am just wondering if anyone has an experience with these Speed Park chain catchers from Taiwan on eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Havent taken it out on the road yet. Just...

Havent taken it out on the road yet. Just finished doing all the cabling last night. I threw it on the trainer for about 5 minutes to make sure everything was working fine and it seems good other...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

of course :)

of course :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I am basically finished with the build now. Just...

I am basically finished with the build now. Just have to fine tune some shifting on the rear derailleur as it seems to be skipping a bit between cogs 3 and 4, but other than that I think its good to...
05-31-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

The issue was solved with a 1mm spacer behind the...

The issue was solved with a 1mm spacer behind the cassette. Maybe Neuvation uses Mavic hubs (or the same style hubs) and thus required the 1mm spacer that was suggested by several people in the...
05-30-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

So I've been doing more research online and it...

So I've been doing more research online and it appears that maybe my issues are because my cassette has an 11t as the smallest cog and not a 12t?

I've seen sites that say with a 11t cog you need...
05-30-11, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

The freehub is a Shimano/SRAM freehub, at least...

The freehub is a Shimano/SRAM freehub, at least that is what was specified and ordered from Neuvation.
05-29-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I'm not sure what kind of hub it is. It's a brand...

I'm not sure what kind of hub it is. It's a brand new Neuvation M28X Wheelset from Neuvation but I have no idea what brand of hubs they use.
05-29-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

btw, this suggestion was almost disastrous :) and...

btw, this suggestion was almost disastrous :) and I'm glad I thought it through before tightening down the lockring with any significant force. If I had tried to tighten it with no cassette, it...
05-29-11, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I'm aware of the ridges on the lockring and the...

I'm aware of the ridges on the lockring and the issue I described definitely is not those. They would not cause the freehub to stop turning completely under moderate torque.

Also, I'm using a...
05-29-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

So, I'm still curious why I will need a 1mm...

So, I'm still curious why I will need a 1mm spacer when the SRAM cassette documents dont say that one is required like the Shimano cassettes?

What I hear you all saying is that the cassette is set...
05-29-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Where would I get a 1mm spacer? Do I have to...

Where would I get a 1mm spacer? Do I have to find a LBS or do I need to order one somewhere?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,653
Posted By cpjolicoeur

PM me if you are interested and we can discuss....

PM me if you are interested and we can discuss. I'm open to offers
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Ok, I can pop one of the lower spacers to the...

Ok, I can pop one of the lower spacers to the top. I've seen quite a few bikes on BF and other sites (and in person) that dont have any top spacers on them. I thought a lot of riders seem to want...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Yeah, mine will look pretty identical to that. I...

Yeah, mine will look pretty identical to that. I dig the nice blue tint
05-29-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Yes, the back of the cassette (closest to the...

Yes, the back of the cassette (closest to the spokes) appears to be free from obstruction. I dont see the cassette hitting anything back there, and when I torque down it doesnt appear that the...
05-29-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I went and checked again. I took the whole...

I went and checked again. I took the whole cassette off and put everything back on fresh again.

When I begin to tighten down the lockring, the cassette does not hit the spokes at all, and no part...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

yes, the stem photo was before I had tighten down...

yes, the stem photo was before I had tighten down the headset bolt at all.
05-29-11, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Yeah, my cassette didn't come with any extra...

Yeah, my cassette didn't come with any extra spacers that I know of, just he normal spacers that go between the cogs. Where would I pick up one and how can I know for sure if I need a spacer behind...
05-29-11, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,553
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Issue with torque on new cassette

I'm in the process of building up my first frame set from scratch.

Only seem that I had any issues with today was installing the cassette onto the hub. When I tried to torque down the lockring,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I like eggbeaters. I started out with SPD pedals...

I like eggbeaters. I started out with SPD pedals on my first bike and switched to eggbeaters since they used the same 2-bolt pattern that my SPD shoes used. I liked them and decided to get them again...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Thanks man. I like the look at all black too. The...

Thanks man. I like the look at all black too. The skewers from the Neuvation wheel set standout a bit since they are stainless, so I might swap them out.

I spent about $1,420 for the frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 06:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,653
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I have a Kurt Kinetic road machine fluid trainer...

I have a Kurt Kinetic road machine fluid trainer I'll sell you. bought it last year thinking I'd use it all winter here in Rhode Island. In reality only used it about a dozen times. It's still...
05-28-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By cpjolicoeur

nevermind, I think I found the answer via this...

nevermind, I think I found the answer via this youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0G2MNec2zQ&feature=related

They called them "cable donuts" and I guess they are used to prevent...
05-28-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By cpjolicoeur

SRAM Rival Cable Housing Question

I'm installing new shifters for the first time on my road bike, and have a question regarding cable housing.

I'm installing SRAM Rival shifters, and the cable housing pieces included in the box...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-11, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

Did a bunch more work today. Got most everything...

Did a bunch more work today. Got most everything installed except for running the brake/shifter cables and cutting/installing the chain. Once that's done I can dial-in the FD and RD and take it out...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-11, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By cpjolicoeur

I assume you mean to put the tire sidewall labels...

I assume you mean to put the tire sidewall labels directly over the valve location? :)
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