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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,856
Posted By Turnin2

I have the same bike. We do one or two multi-day...

I have the same bike. We do one or two multi-day tours, some as long a a week, per year. The Sirrus is the bike I use for this. It can fit wider tires, I have 28's on it currently and it really helps...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,369
Posted By Turnin2

Yes, a quick "on your wheel" is...

Yes, a quick "on your wheel" is appreciated.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,369
Posted By Turnin2

I never understand these "What does it mean if...

I never understand these "What does it mean if someone drafts me that I don't know" threads. When I ride on the weekends I will almost always end up in a group where I don't know anyone, I just join...
Forum: Foo
01-12-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Turnin2

We got over 16 inches of rain overnight...

We got over 16 inches of rain overnight Thursday/Friday morning. I have never seen it rain like that here outside of a hurricane.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Turnin2

J-Town bikes has been bought out by BikeStreet,...

J-Town bikes has been bought out by BikeStreet, you could check with them. The store is right on A1A near the beach where most people ride in the Jupiter/Juno area.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
Posted By Turnin2

http://www.trijuice.com/2012/08/hector_picard_firs...

http://www.trijuice.com/2012/08/hector_picard_first_double-arm_amputee_to_finish_an_ironman_triathlon_at_ironman_us_championship_in_new_york.htm

I've been in several races with him in the field-...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 498,162
Posted By Turnin2

Loire Valley, Central France. ...

Loire Valley, Central France.


http://images3a.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp73499%3Enu%3D3256%3E3%3A9%3E982%3EWSNRCG%3D394796%3C2%3C832%3Cnu0mrj
Forum: Foo
07-29-13, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 568
Posted By Turnin2

I guess it's just me, but I cannot cast a...

I guess it's just me, but I cannot cast a baitcaster without backlashing the bejesus out of it every time.
Forum: Foo
07-29-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By Turnin2

When it doesn't start, pull out the spark plug...

When it doesn't start, pull out the spark plug and lay it on the cylinder head, make sure there is good contact with the threaded part of the plug and look if it has spark when you pull the cord...
Forum: Foo
07-25-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,173
Posted By Turnin2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oavMtUWDBTM ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oavMtUWDBTM

All else pales in comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,456
Posted By Turnin2

Glue it? You live in Denver? Like in the...

Glue it?
You live in Denver? Like in the mountains?
That's not going to be on your mind when you are bombing it downhill?

Buy a new one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,133
Posted By Turnin2

:) That is cool, I had 2 cat scans, if I had...

:) That is cool, I had 2 cat scans, if I had known I would have asked if I could bring the bike in with me- the ambulance guys were nice enough to bring the bike with us to the hospital so I had it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,133
Posted By Turnin2

Sorry, should have been more specific. It...

Sorry, should have been more specific.

It was a hit and run, his fault. They caught the guy but no ins, DL, tag doesn't match the car... you get the point. I'm the one paying for this, so I'd like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,133
Posted By Turnin2

Hidden Damage Carbon frame

Hi guys,
I tangled with a car on Tuesday and went down pretty hard. Broken fork, tacoed wheel, bent chainring. The LBS looked at the bike and can replace everything but with a disclamor about...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,661
Posted By Turnin2

You have cut me to the bone, sir.

You have cut me to the bone, sir.
Forum: Touring
06-07-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By Turnin2

France

Mrs. Turnin2 and I are doing a 4 or 5 day tour in France this summer, at the end of August. We are trying to decide on the area to ride. This is going to be more of a wine and gastro tour than an...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,661
Posted By Turnin2

3216912011 S2 Rival. Click to biggen.

3216912011 S2 Rival. Click to biggen.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,176
Posted By Turnin2

on the rivet Extreme physical...

on the rivet




Extreme physical exertion to the point of almost giving up. Derived from bike racing in the olden days when bike seats had rivets, and in an effort not to get dropped one would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,793
Posted By Turnin2

Aaaah. Now I see. Great. Now I have to find...

Aaaah. Now I see.
Great.
Now I have to find the right colors to go with my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,793
Posted By Turnin2

I have the Toupe Expert and less padding has...

I have the Toupe Expert and less padding has worked well for me. I want to know what the plastic add-ons are for at the rear of the saddle. They are screwed on and seem to serve no apparent...
Forum: Foo
04-04-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 31,063
Posted By Turnin2

This thing. It's like they couldn't decide what...

This thing. It's like they couldn't decide what the roofline should be so they jammed two together.

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTa8WmqBzIIDyMEPvYmDFgqbUuPpUp4DyzakdgEJE-Aw-52hGXB
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,699
Posted By Turnin2

:) I heard some manufacturers were using...

:)
I heard some manufacturers were using unicorn spit as glue instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-13, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By Turnin2

Australia? I don't know about a bike for you ,...

Australia?
I don't know about a bike for you , but I always wanted to know:
How do you guys ride when everything is upside down? I mean, look at a globe, right?
Forum: Triathlon
03-24-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Turnin2

A good road bike is going to be more versatile...

A good road bike is going to be more versatile than a tri bike.
You can definitely do a half on a roadie and have a good bike split. If you are going to commit to triathlon and make it your...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,524
Posted By Turnin2

http://idata.over-blog.com/0/02/72/10/eurobike-200...

http://idata.over-blog.com/0/02/72/10/eurobike-2008/Sebastian-s-bike/Challenge-700.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,905
Posted By Turnin2

http://www.spongywonder.com/Content/images/large_c...

http://www.spongywonder.com/Content/images/large_carpenter.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Turnin2

300865 This is my 2011 Rival S2. Great bike....

300865

This is my 2011 Rival S2. Great bike. I use it for tris and group rides.
Test all the bikes you can and keep a notebook after a test ride to write down your impressions.
I wouldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,231
Posted By Turnin2

I started out with a Specialized Sirrus in 2009....

I started out with a Specialized Sirrus in 2009. I still have it and use is several times a year on long bike tours with Mrs. Turnin2. It has bar ends on it and a long wheelbase so it is comfortable....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,231
Posted By Turnin2

If I unfred myself, there would be nothing left.:)

If I unfred myself, there would be nothing left.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,231
Posted By Turnin2

It's hard to tell in the pic, but it looks big...

It's hard to tell in the pic, but it looks big because I have a behind the seat bottle holder on the bike, the bag is under the seat and I can't touch it with my legs. I sat on the bike again to see,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,231
Posted By Turnin2

Wearing a hole in bibs/shorts

My wife is going nuts. I have worn a hole in 3 nice pairs of Zoot tri shorts and trashed them in the last month. Two of them were fairly old so not a big deal there, but one was less than a year old....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,438
Posted By Turnin2

I prefer to describe the ride of my S2 as...

I prefer to describe the ride of my S2 as "connected to the road" I will say the stock wheels transmit more road buzz than my light race wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,196
Posted By Turnin2

I'm a triathlete, but not a very fast one. ...

I'm a triathlete, but not a very fast one.



2012 totals


Bike:
281h 32m 45s - 4618.65 Mi
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-13, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Turnin2

Man, I am very close to feeling sorry for you...

Man, I am very close to feeling sorry for you guys. Not quite there, but very close.
This morning it was upper 60's and no wind. I thought about resting today after a hard ride and New Years day...
Forum: Triathlon
12-13-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By Turnin2

That's a good race. I've done the Intl and HIM...

That's a good race. I've done the Intl and HIM distances and it's been fun. The swim is nice for a lake in Florida, it's an old rock quarry and the water is clear. The bike can be a windy ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,009
Posted By Turnin2

Sorry, I had to try my gif skillz. :) ...

Sorry, I had to try my gif skillz. :)

http://gifs.gifbin.com/082011/1314811653_casey_anthony.gif (http://www.bikeforums.net/985699)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,382
Posted By Turnin2

You were swimming in full bike kit?

You were swimming in full bike kit?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,382
Posted By Turnin2

We were on a ride through the FL Keys and took a...

We were on a ride through the FL Keys and took a little detour off the main road. Ten miles into the middle of nowhere, we saw a little bar/grille and decided to stop for lunch. It seems we were at...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,053
Posted By Turnin2

I have a Cervelo S2 with Rival- no problems with...

I have a Cervelo S2 with Rival- no problems with the FD. I have heard of people having problems with the FD mount being loose or with the downtube flexing at the mount point.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Turnin2

Yes, it got a little small when I resized it, but...

Yes, it got a little small when I resized it, but it took forever when I did it so I left it the way it was.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Turnin2

Yeah, I put some cages on the tubes, but I hated...

Yeah, I put some cages on the tubes, but I hated the look. I couldn't bring myself to dirty up those nice aero tubes with cages. I read the bottles on the tubes is more aero, but I think I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Turnin2

My S2 with new wheels and bartape

279882

Wanted to see if I could upload a picture this way and a chance to show off my new wheels. :)
2011 Cervelo S2 Rival
Spesh Toupe Expert saddle
Neuvation R28SL wheels
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,605
Posted By Turnin2

NYC must have numerous other shops you can go to...

NYC must have numerous other shops you can go to in close proximity to you. Go somewhere else.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 18,128
Posted By Turnin2

Yep. Autumn in S Florida is when Summer is a...

Yep.
Autumn in S Florida is when Summer is a little less brutal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,724
Posted By Turnin2

They'll buff right out.

They'll buff right out.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By Turnin2

New wheels on the way! Now what tires?!

I ordered new wheels for my S2 last week, and they are supposed to be here tonight!

http://www.neuvationcycling.com/product/neuvation-r28sl-2013-wheel-set-1489.htm

I'm trying to decide if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,632
Posted By Turnin2

:crash: Is that thing a single speed?

:crash:

Is that thing a single speed?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,176
Posted By Turnin2

Maybe not where you are, but in S. Florida a...

Maybe not where you are, but in S. Florida a homeowners claim is the kiss of death. I've been through three hurricanes and a new roof with no claims in fear my premiums will go from around $2400/yr...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,407
Posted By Turnin2

http://www.neuvationcycling.com/product/neuvation-...

http://www.neuvationcycling.com/product/neuvation-r28sl-2013-wheel-set-rubber-deal-1510.htm

These come with tires and tubes.

I have the Fulcrum 7's also. Thinking of the Neuvation r28sl that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By Turnin2

on the rivet Describes a rider who is riding at...

on the rivet
Describes a rider who is riding at maximum speed. When riding at maximum power output, a road racer often perches on the front tip of the saddle (seat), where the shell of an old-style...
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