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04-29-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,152
Posted By Bomb Komodo

It sucks to wait, but the Warbird may be worth...

It sucks to wait, but the Warbird may be worth it. Comes with a nice set of 700c 42s and is made to accept up to 47s if you go to 650b later on.

I was between the Diverge and Warbird, the Warbird...
04-29-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Got a Trek 6000 for my GF and it's wild how...

Got a Trek 6000 for my GF and it's wild how similar it is to the modern gravel bike. The bars are obviously not the same, and I do not miss 3 rings or toe clips, but for casual use, it's an...
04-28-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,627
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Congrats - Giants are amazing and ride better...

Congrats - Giants are amazing and ride better than they cost, in my experience. I was looking at the same bike but with the massive shortage everywhere I was unable to find one to try out. Went with...
04-27-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,421
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Real interesting stuff. I'm 5'8 and 180 so...

Real interesting stuff.

I'm 5'8 and 180 so that's why I am considering 650b. Once OP posted his size, it makes total sense to stay at 700.

Personally torn on good speed versus comfort. I ride...
04-27-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,421
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I have the same bike as you and am still rolling...

I have the same bike as you and am still rolling stock on the Cannonballs. I would like to explore 650b at some point and made a thread about that. I figure the first thing I need to do is figure out...
04-27-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Thank you, exact type of info I was looking for.

Thank you, exact type of info I was looking for.
04-26-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Bomb Komodo

650B wheel choice for Salsa warbird?

Iím in no rush, but thinking about going 650b down the road with my Warbird. I currently ride the stock 700c 42s it came with and they arenít bad, I do get some toe overlap and donít have full...
04-23-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,777
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I can't get rid of my road bike

It's too fun and I'm finally able to climb mountains, so once I get my legs strong enough for that I will be on the road bike at times.

That said, I absolutely love not having to deal with cars...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,330
Posted By Bomb Komodo

What if I am wearing stylish High-Vis, do I get a...

What if I am wearing stylish High-Vis, do I get a pass?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I ordered the wind one to go under my jerseys....

I ordered the wind one to go under my jerseys. Should be all I need in the southeast. Will update when I get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,865
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Oakleys are overpriced, but they are still the...

Oakleys are overpriced, but they are still the nicest ones I have owned by a large margin. I use radar prizm and what I notice is - much better clarity and fog resistance. These things never fog up....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,835
Posted By Bomb Komodo

My ASOS jar has lasted a year. Its totally worth...

My ASOS jar has lasted a year. Its totally worth it for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,642
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Yes I ride with mine, and itís amazing for day to...

Yes I ride with mine, and itís amazing for day to day. I use it for streaming music though on the ride. One AirPod in the ear and life is good. Battery doesnít get chewed up much at all. It does if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,690
Posted By Bomb Komodo

i usually gear down a click, soft pedal and see...

i usually gear down a click, soft pedal and see if i can stay clipped in.

It honestly depends on the intersection. If its a real busy one, im slowing down and unclipping. Not worth the risk, plus...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,985
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I ride flats because thats what it is here. The...

I ride flats because thats what it is here. The wind can be very tough though. I have ridden with guys who come visit and normally ride in the mountains, and they are usually not prepared for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,225
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Itís such a tough call. The only reason the...

Itís such a tough call. The only reason the Shimano wides fit me is because I was lucky enough to go to a bike shop that had them and recommended them. I have used them for over a year and so thats...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,225
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I wear basic Shimano wides and love the fit....

I wear basic Shimano wides and love the fit. Happened to find the last pair of RC7 wides last weekend that are in the same exact size and I ordered them, since I want a carbon sole, and a higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,894
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Debating riding with an LTE Apple Watch instead,...

Debating riding with an LTE Apple Watch instead, just to preserve the phone. I know a few guys who do that now.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,880
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Yes, get it. My first purchase was a Garmin 2...

Yes, get it. My first purchase was a Garmin 2 years ago and to be able to use the apple watch off the bike is the perfect combo in my eyes.

The more serious you get about riding, you will want a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,642
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I think it is best used as a calories/heart rate...

I think it is best used as a calories/heart rate monitor off the bike. I decided to get one but I won’t replace my Garmin with it. The Garmin right in the line of sight on the bars plus a heart rate...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,737
Posted By Bomb Komodo

This honestly sounds like you a Dr’s visit. I...

This honestly sounds like you a Dr’s visit. I don’t think you will get much advice online that you have not tried before.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 08:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,937
Posted By Bomb Komodo

A+ ride here has no regroups but itís basically a...

A+ ride here has no regroups but itís basically a loop in the city, so getting dropped is no big deal. Itís also a very aggressive ride in terms of guys passing each other and things of that nature....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,937
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Big Boys ride..lol. Here we just rate the...

Big Boys ride..lol.

Here we just rate the rides A, B..etc. The A rides are very fast and aggressive. Everyone is actually really cool, they are just in great shape and train a lot. I have done it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Sucks about the sleep data but if I can get my...

Sucks about the sleep data but if I can get my calories balanced and heart rate all the time, I think that will help. Having a central hub to put all my workout data is something I have never done...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Thatís great. If I wanted to go full watch, the...

Thatís great. If I wanted to go full watch, the Fenix 5 would be on my short list. Sounds like VevoSport will work perfectly for what I am doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Any of you all using a Garmin fitness tracker off the bike?

Real interested in the Garmin VevoSport. I would like something that measures my sleep/calories and other exercise I do - soccer, running. I use the Garmin edge on the bike with a chest heart monitor...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,637
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I have fallen twice in my life and both times it...

I have fallen twice in my life and both times it was in front of large groups of riders. Basically you need to have thick skin and laugh it off.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,682
Posted By Bomb Komodo

LOL. I love how the guy says he doesnít want to...

LOL. I love how the guy says he doesnít want to look like a dork. Talk about not getting it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,682
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Honestly, when ďthe rulesĒ came out, i knew some...

Honestly, when ďthe rulesĒ came out, i knew some people
would try way too hard and take it too seriously, but damn, lets try and let go.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,558
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Who knows, It’s just a habit that I do. Not...

Who knows, It’s just a habit that I do. Not really something I am that passionate about to debate.

Main point is I ride with fast groups and we all stay on the big ring the whole time (flats).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,558
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Really? I do. I only switch to small ring when I...

Really? I do. I only switch to small ring when I am finished my ride so I donít stretch my chain out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,598
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I have 2 super thin Rapha base layers and I wear...

I have 2 super thin Rapha base layers and I wear them every time I ride. Super humid heat - no problem. The base layer is a great thing, and I am glad I have them. Definitely keeps me cooler in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,838
Posted By Bomb Komodo

One thing I will add is that there are some...

One thing I will add is that there are some really cool crit videos on YouTube that you can watch. Find some filmed on helmet cams. One guy, who I forget his name, has some printed commentary so you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,430
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Honestly, I think you will love it. For me, as...

Honestly, I think you will love it. For me, as soon as I got on the bike, I wanted it. It has a very racy feel to it and the power transfer from the bottom bracket is awesome. Just super sturdy, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,430
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Itís not that easy to do, at least in my...

Itís not that easy to do, at least in my experience. Finding those parts can be tricky. Do you have any suggestions there?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,165
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Average rides are 30 -60 miles. 100 miles a week....

Average rides are 30 -60 miles. 100 miles a week.

Average speed on strava (via garmin) is usually 19-21 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,430
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I ride the advanced disc. Actually got some love...

I ride the advanced disc. Actually got some love for it today in a large group ride (itís a pretty bright lime color).

Fantastic bike, imo. Only thing I changed was the seat and the wheels. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,939
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Our training rides are fast and go around 35...

Our training rides are fast and go around 35 miles. I bring a bottle with water/powder in it. Then in my jersey I have my cell phone in a ziplock bag and my spare tube/co2/tool in a bag as well. I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,966
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Over 1k miles on mine from onlycarbonwheel on...

Over 1k miles on mine from onlycarbonwheel on ebay. They are fantastic for me so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,203
Posted By Bomb Komodo

LOL..agreed. I love to picture some of the guys...

LOL..agreed. I love to picture some of the guys on this thread in person, silently stewing to themselves while people ride by in kit that they deem fashionably unacceptable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,203
Posted By Bomb Komodo

LOL. This about sums it up. Got old guys in here...

LOL. This about sums it up. Got old guys in here talking about fashion and meanwhile Rapha is selling like crazy and has been promoting black based outfits a ton because they are what's selling now.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-18, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I guess I win since I got a carbon SLR Superflow...

I guess I win since I got a carbon SLR Superflow for under $200 and it works quite well with the Pro Team Bib shorts.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,203
Posted By Bomb Komodo

It's really not. A lot of people here are wearing...

It's really not. A lot of people here are wearing black with maybe a pop of color now and it looks quite good enough to where more and more people are doing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,203
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Yep, another internet cycling myth.

Yep, another internet cycling myth.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,203
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Man, where do you guys come up with this stuff?...

Man, where do you guys come up with this stuff? Lol. A lot of guys wear all black because their bike is brighter colored.

And the other guy saying all black looks terrible. If he is the guy in his...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,203
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Yeah, I don't get that. Rapha can be real...

Yeah, I don't get that. Rapha can be real understated.I love the quality of the bibs. Of course, I just put on the gear and ride so I haven't over thought it like some folks here.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-18, 08:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,562
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Dude writes a rant/novel about how smooth people...

Dude writes a rant/novel about how smooth people need to ride in a giant charity group and then asks everyone to relax when they call him out.

Lol, love the internet.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 22,826
Posted By Bomb Komodo

I have upgraded my 2017 TCR advanced disc a...

I have upgraded my 2017 TCR advanced disc a little:

Seat change - for me the Selle SLR superflow was the best demo

Wheel/tire change - wow huge difference. I have 50mm aero chinese carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,562
Posted By Bomb Komodo

LOL. Exactly. Bragging about 18.4 mph was a...

LOL. Exactly. Bragging about 18.4 mph was a pretty funny part to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,562
Posted By Bomb Komodo

Not sure why people make these posts. It just...

Not sure why people make these posts. It just seems pointless and ego driven. Some people just want to be internet experts on everything.
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