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Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By JustinHorne

It seems extremely wasteful to gut a DA bar end...

It seems extremely wasteful to gut a DA bar end shifter simply because it's mis-adjusted. I know I'd despise having to friction shift when I'm buried in Z6, and I'd certainly regret my decision to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,920
Posted By JustinHorne

Completely agree, with the addition of road...

Completely agree, with the addition of road quality as well.

I ride Michelin P3R tires, generally agreed upon as the least flat resistant tire you can get, nearly, and I've had one flat in 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,647
Posted By JustinHorne

THIS. My left leg is noticeably weaker than...

THIS.

My left leg is noticeably weaker than my right. Don't know how it happened, but I'm working to try to fix it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-13, 01:54 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 17,045
Posted By JustinHorne

If possible, I'd enjoy the current 12-25, and...

If possible, I'd enjoy the current 12-25, and then add a 27.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By JustinHorne

Why hasn't anyone mentioned barrel adjusters? If...

Why hasn't anyone mentioned barrel adjusters? If it EVENTUALLY is shifting, it might just be cable stretch / out of alignment.

Check this youtube video, see if it seems applicable to your issues:...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,525
Posted By JustinHorne

Are you even being serious right now? That's...

Are you even being serious right now? That's incredibly silly. What you call "Real World" conditions would be the LEAST accurate thing, because it's impossible to account for variables, which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By JustinHorne

If you ever head up to Spokane, Spokane Rocket...

If you ever head up to Spokane, Spokane Rocket Velo is a great group to ride with, and they put on quite a few races in the summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By JustinHorne

I'm 6ft, 147lb, and I HATE how shorts feel....

I'm 6ft, 147lb, and I HATE how shorts feel. Having that band is a constant annoyance. Bibs are far more comfortable to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,060
Posted By JustinHorne

How many flats are you guys getting that cartrige...

How many flats are you guys getting that cartrige cost is that much of a concern? Serious question. I must have great roads or something, because I ride Pro3Race tires (Generally agreed as extremely...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 514
Posted By JustinHorne

P3Rs are pretty much designed to be as soft as...

P3Rs are pretty much designed to be as soft as reasonably possible, in order to get the most grip. As such, they wear faster. 2k seems low, but chip seal is probably why.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,438
Posted By JustinHorne

The most noticeable and beneficial upgrade you're...

The most noticeable and beneficial upgrade you're going to get at the current state is pedals and shoes. For shoes, go to the store and buy the most comfortable ones you can find for how much you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By JustinHorne

Nope. I try to wash it down on occasion, and I've...

Nope. I try to wash it down on occasion, and I've seen a few drop marks (from either sweat or water) on the frame, but it seems to be holding up perfectly fine. I generally wash it twice a season...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By JustinHorne

I went on a pretty big search last year, ended up...

I went on a pretty big search last year, ended up with the CR1 Pro with Sram Force / Ksyriums. Love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By JustinHorne

Especially when you're considering the vector of...

Especially when you're considering the vector of the force being applied to the crank, crank plex seems like a pretty minimal thing. If I had to guess, what most people attribute to crank flex is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-12, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By JustinHorne

This is a big ole can of worms, but: 1. You...

This is a big ole can of worms, but:

1. You can definitely adjust Sram. I dunno exactly what you mean about 'not being able to fine tune the FD,' but you can. Are you talking about cable tension?...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-12, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By JustinHorne

I don't, as it's all sorted out now... That said,...

I don't, as it's all sorted out now... That said, I found this photo online:
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Imagine seeing the chain 'off' the lowest pulley, and riding between the pulley and the cage where the words...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By JustinHorne

I once had an issue with the chain jumping off...

I once had an issue with the chain jumping off the lower jockey pulley on my Force setup. Ended up being due to a veeeeery slightly bent RD hanger.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,613
Posted By JustinHorne

I'm going to give a slightly contrary position...

I'm going to give a slightly contrary position and say:

Yeah it might work, but I wouldn't be out to save a little cash for what's potentially a terrible fit.

My first bike was a 56, and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,976
Posted By JustinHorne

To be fair, it sounds like they're advocating...

To be fair, it sounds like they're advocating against buying higher end gruppos. For certain more people are interested in DA than are experianced racers, and more people want Ultegra than are intro...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 10:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,082
Posted By JustinHorne

Funny you say that. First let me give my...

Funny you say that.

First let me give my concession: I completely respect and agree with the fact that softer tires by nature, especially P3Rs, wear faster and are more susceptable to flats.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,082
Posted By JustinHorne

I'm gonna go against the grain here and say quite...

I'm gonna go against the grain here and say quite a huge difference.

I ran Bontrager something or others (Probably really similar to yours, they were on a 2010 Trek 2.1) before switching to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,397
Posted By JustinHorne

I think it looks good, but I refuse to believe it...

I think it looks good, but I refuse to believe it can cool as well as an Aeon or Atmos.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,431
Posted By JustinHorne

I've got about 3 Castelli jerseys (Around $80-100...

I've got about 3 Castelli jerseys (Around $80-100 each, whereever that falls in the lineup) and I love them. They don't bunch or curl up at the bottom like some PI and Hincapie jerseys I've worn do....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 939
Posted By JustinHorne

With all due respect: You have ~ 1400 posts,...

With all due respect:
You have ~ 1400 posts, and your signature thing says you're at about 1200 miles for the year. Do you really need help knowing how to pack for a 30 mile ride? That's an hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By JustinHorne

One thing that helped me out a little was getting...

One thing that helped me out a little was getting over my fear of the road 'pulling' me faster. It's hard to explain, and maybe you don't experiance this, but I noticed that on descents my speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By JustinHorne

Funny story: A professor I once had is the...

Funny story: A professor I once had is the brother of the guy who invented this. He rides it around occasionally. Looks ridiculous.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,813
Posted By JustinHorne

I disagree. As a new rider, the things you're...

I disagree. As a new rider, the things you're going to be noticing on a test ride are pretty much all fit related due to whether or not the setup the bike has when you ride it happens by chance to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-12, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,832
Posted By JustinHorne

That's what I've got. If you can eject a bottle...

That's what I've got. If you can eject a bottle from that thing, you've got bigger problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-12, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By JustinHorne

That's actually a tough call! Two good bikes, and...

That's actually a tough call! Two good bikes, and I think are both pretty reasonably priced.

Here's my thoughts, you can ultimately apply them as you will:

1) I love Scott bikes. I've got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,606
Posted By JustinHorne

Stolen? Probably. Hot as hell? Yep.

Stolen? Probably. Hot as hell? Yep.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,691
Posted By JustinHorne

2012 Scott CR1 Pro: I think that for $3500, it...

2012 Scott CR1 Pro:
I think that for $3500, it better have integrated cable routing [it doesn't.]

I think I need a 10mm shorter stem, but my body is so used to it now, that I'm just calling it...
05-20-12, 12:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By JustinHorne

^^^ Having said that... Come on, don't put...

^^^

Having said that... Come on, don't put Kmart level components on that thing.. Buy some used low level stuff off ebay for $200...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By JustinHorne

God, Hincapie for you it is, lol. I'm 6'0,...

God, Hincapie for you it is, lol.

I'm 6'0, 152 ish. The Hincapie medium from my team kit fits well enough, but it's like 2 inches too long for me, annoys the hell out of me. Should be perfect for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-12, 01:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,184
Posted By JustinHorne

This. I have the RSs (Lower than the RSEs,) and...

This. I have the RSs (Lower than the RSEs,) and they're great. Either the RS or RSE is a good bet.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-12, 04:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,621
Posted By JustinHorne

I don't particularly care about fixies, but that...

I don't particularly care about fixies, but that thing is damn sexy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By JustinHorne

Yeah, I'm 6ft 155, and Medium Castelli (jerseys...

Yeah, I'm 6ft 155, and Medium Castelli (jerseys and bibs) is where it's at.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 04:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,631
Posted By JustinHorne

Chocolate milk.

Chocolate milk.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,618
Posted By JustinHorne

Someone oughta find those pics of he-who's...

Someone oughta find those pics of he-who's no-longer-here's bike. That thing is beat to all hell. Shifter paddle rubber banded to the brake lever, etc. And yet he's by far one of the most committed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,981
Posted By JustinHorne

1. 38mph I believe... 2. Dead flat, super calm...

1. 38mph I believe...
2. Dead flat, super calm wind, warmed up? about 23.
3. It doesn't matter.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-12, 12:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,826
Posted By JustinHorne

Hydrogen peroxide is useless. It is...

Hydrogen peroxide is useless.

It is SOMEWHAT good at cleaning out dirt/etc in the wound, but really no moreso than water. People have this impression it's antibacterial; it's not. It can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,507
Posted By JustinHorne

I dunno where you got that price from. The...

I dunno where you got that price from.

The foil 40 (full build with 105) is barely over $2600, and that's at REI:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,784
Posted By JustinHorne

A picture of you on the bike would be great. It's...

A picture of you on the bike would be great. It's odd that the shop sent you on your way with the seat (By now, you've probably raised it up what, 3 inches?) so low.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,998
Posted By JustinHorne

Haha. Well, ignoring whether it's a silly...

Haha.

Well, ignoring whether it's a silly question of not ( ;) )...

I rode without a beanie for the first time this season about two weeks ago, and definitely was surprised at how loud the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-12, 01:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 784
Posted By JustinHorne

It's funny you mention this. I ride...

It's funny you mention this.


I ride current gen Force, and it shifts flawlessly. That said, I've always seen videos of riders shifting Sram, especially the big ring, and thought that it looked...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,784
Posted By JustinHorne

You're totally right, and comfort *is* key, but: ...

You're totally right, and comfort *is* key, but:

The OP is 23 and about 160 (according to prior posts.). That's probably a little overweight based on the size of his bike, but it's nothing bad....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,784
Posted By JustinHorne

The 52 also likely was setup incorrectly for you....

The 52 also likely was setup incorrectly for you. The cockpit being too short was likely a result of too short of a stem on that bike, for your body type.

Assuming that saddle *is* properly...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 04:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,314
Posted By JustinHorne

I'm not saying that the read brake *can't*...

I'm not saying that the read brake *can't* contribute. I, and he, are saying that: Any amount of braking that the rear can contribute is just braking that the front isn't contributing. For what it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,314
Posted By JustinHorne

Here, just read this: ...

Here, just read this:

http://sheldonbrown.com/brakturn.html
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,314
Posted By JustinHorne

Well factually speaking, you are wrong.

Well factually speaking, you are wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-12, 08:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,314
Posted By JustinHorne

And amount of breaking power that can be eeked...

And amount of breaking power that can be eeked out of the rear wheel is easily acheivable from the front wheel, with FAR less chance of locking the tire, resulting in a skid.

Try this: go down a...
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