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03-16-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Igotdibs

Elite Arion Digital Smart B+ Rollers with Rouvy.

Elite Arion Digital Smart B+ Rollers with Rouvy.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By Igotdibs

Sound reasoning for going with the Domane. BUT,...

Sound reasoning for going with the Domane. BUT, food for thought - my transition from Domane to Emonda was a no brainer. Easy as falling off a log. There's no wrong choice here... They're both...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By Igotdibs

The ride was simply much smoother. Some of the...

The ride was simply much smoother. Some of the difference was probably due to moving up from 23mm to 26mm tires at the same time. But I think the biggest contributing factor was the lower tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By Igotdibs

DO IT! Last year I decided to go the...

DO IT!

Last year I decided to go the extravagant route (in retirement) as well. But I chose the Emonda SLR-7 Disc. Honestly, I think it's impossible to be happier on a bike! :) I went the Project...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,986
Posted By Igotdibs

This... ...

This...

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02-01-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,775
Posted By Igotdibs

When it's all said and done, if Trek bicycles...

When it's all said and done, if Trek bicycles were crap, they wouldn't sell. You see so many out on the road for a good reason... Good value for the price. How am I wrong?
02-01-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By Igotdibs

I wouldn't say I LOVE my trainer, but I do like...

I wouldn't say I LOVE my trainer, but I do like it a lot on those days when the weather outside sucks and I feel like riding. Smart rollers + Rouvy... the next best thing to being out on the road...
01-07-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Igotdibs

That's about 2 hours (by car) north of me. Nice...

That's about 2 hours (by car) north of me. Nice views of Mount Baker up around there.
01-07-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Igotdibs

No, not Yellowstone. That photo was taken approx....

No, not Yellowstone. That photo was taken approx. 9 miles from my house here in North Bend, Washington. That's the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River in the photo.

Looking forward to more photos of you...
01-07-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Igotdibs

WOW! Congrats on the new bike! Love the color,...

WOW! Congrats on the new bike! Love the color, btw. I share your desire to stand out and be seen. :beer:

Coincidentally, I retired in 2016 too, and bought a new bike just this past fall with disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 124,481
Posted By Igotdibs

Emonda SLR7 Disc ...

Emonda SLR7 Disc

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12-21-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24,048
Views: 2,215,222
Posted By Igotdibs

No rain+wind today, so I managed to get in 15.5...

No rain+wind today, so I managed to get in 15.5 miles... I've been on the rollers the past few days and it was great to ride outdoors!
12-21-18, 10:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,405
Posted By Igotdibs

downtube42, My first two centuries (Seattle to...

downtube42, My first two centuries (Seattle to Portland ~ 200 miles in 2 days) were on a Schwinn Le Tour back in 1987 or 88. But mine had air in the front tube! :lol:
12-16-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,650
Posted By Igotdibs

Meh. That Deluxe Reverb though...

Meh. That Deluxe Reverb though...
12-03-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Igotdibs

2007 Trek 1000 - I grabbed this photo from Trek...

2007 Trek 1000 - I grabbed this photo from Trek Archives...

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,545
Posted By Igotdibs

I got the XL Falconi Deluxe bib shorts yesterday....

I got the XL Falconi Deluxe bib shorts yesterday. I must admit I wasn't expecting them to be so nice! Very impressed with the quality. I'm 6', 170 lbs with a 34" waist and they fit perfect.

Thank...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,495
Posted By Igotdibs

At first I didn't think I'd like full synchro...

At first I didn't think I'd like full synchro simply because I wanted to be the one to control when to shift the FD. But after trying it out on a few rides I'm hooked. Hey, I figure I can override...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 124,481
Posted By Igotdibs

^^^ WOW! Awesome bike. ^^^ My 2011 Madone...

^^^ WOW! Awesome bike. ^^^

My 2011 Madone 5.9:

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11-13-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By Igotdibs

I'm no expert, but I would recommend all parts be...

I'm no expert, but I would recommend all parts be from one system. If your rims are Bontrager, go with their tubeless rim strips, valves and TLR tires.
11-10-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24,048
Views: 2,215,222
Posted By Igotdibs

I managed to get in a approximately 12 miles...

I managed to get in a approximately 12 miles today with my wife. She's new to road cycling and today was her 3rd ( I think ) ride on her new Trek Checkpoint. It was great to be out on the road with...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,095
Posted By Igotdibs

I ordered my Trek with Ultegra 8070 - Di2 &...

I ordered my Trek with Ultegra 8070 - Di2 & hydraulic disc brakes - and it did not come with the wireless transmitter so I purchased it separately. You will need to purchase a short piece of cable to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,240
Posted By Igotdibs

2011 Trek Madone 5.9 ...

2011 Trek Madone 5.9

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10-31-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 408,835
Posted By Igotdibs

Congrats... nice bike!

Congrats... nice bike!
10-30-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,737
Posted By Igotdibs

I bought a set of 'smart' rollers that I've been...

I bought a set of 'smart' rollers that I've been using with Zwift for the past few days. So far, it's been anything BUT boring! In fact I find it to be a real challenge. To keep myself from falling...
10-26-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,999
Posted By Igotdibs

+1

+1
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