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03-30-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,048
Posted By Roadrash3

I really wanted a new warbird, since i had an...

I really wanted a new warbird, since i had an older model. But i too was shocked at the price for the components you get. I have never owned a giant, never really liked them, but i loved the new...
10-08-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,403
Posted By Roadrash3

I will have to let you know once I get it in a...

I will have to let you know once I get it in a few weeks. I was only able to ride it on the road and through some dirt and grass, no gravel yet. It feels much more like a road bike then my warbird...
10-06-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,403
Posted By Roadrash3

So I was able to attend the Giant demo day,...

So I was able to attend the Giant demo day, compared to my Warbird, I was seated much higher on this bike, was weird to get used to, but wasn't a bad thing. The ultegra brakes and gears were just...
09-20-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,403
Posted By Roadrash3

I started this thread because I was torn on the...

I started this thread because I was torn on the warbird or Revolt. Having owned a two year old warbird, I was really set on the warbird. But damn, I not only don't like the colors, I am not paying...
09-16-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,403
Posted By Roadrash3

thanks this is what I was looking for, I would...

thanks this is what I was looking for, I would actually be happy with Shimano 105, thinking about the revolt 3 and adding mavic all road wheels. Cause unsure on giants carbon wheels
09-16-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,403
Posted By Roadrash3

New Gravel bikes, Giant or Salsa?

really torn on my next gravel bike, I had been waiting for the next Salsa Warbird to come out, which looks like this month. But just saw the new Giant Revolt Advanced 0. THE REVOLT 0 I am pretty...
03-23-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,620
Posted By Roadrash3

I love this bike, yes spend money and have lots...

I love this bike, yes spend money and have lots of other options, I love my Salsa Cutthroat and warbird much more. But this bike is perfect for those looking at getting into bike packing or anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,260
Posted By Roadrash3

That sucks.... normally the person who is in the...

That sucks.... normally the person who is in the back rubbing the tire is the one who goes down. Speaking from experience with my kids and being a kid, LOL. I would never wheel suck a stranger, on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,696
Posted By Roadrash3

Thanks for posting, I love the death ride and...

Thanks for posting, I love the death ride and can't wait to do it again. Thanks for sharing all of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,187
Posted By Roadrash3

My wife lost her mind when she went in and...

My wife lost her mind when she went in and counted that I actually have 11 bikes. All have a purpose and I have obvious mental illness trying to justify the purpose of each. There are others I would...
06-13-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,251
Posted By Roadrash3

Flat pedals or clip

Picking up a Santa Cruz stigmata, I am going to use it for commuting 60% of the time. I have always went clip in, however debating flat pedals cause easier to wear a flat normal shoe to work, but on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,794
Posted By Roadrash3

I wanna get the bolt but two issues for me, I...

I wanna get the bolt but two issues for me, I have way too many bikes with Garmin mounts to start over. Plus I have learned I can't live without the varia radar and that is the sole reason Garmin now...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,420
Posted By Roadrash3

I got one and love it. Only time I really think...

I got one and love it. Only time I really think about it, is when I am standing and mashing but you really get used to it. Regular seated riding, no difference, but it really does absorb a ton. I...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Roadrash3

salsa Fargo is my go to for that kind of riding

salsa Fargo is my go to for that kind of riding
Forum: Commuting
02-26-17, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,643
Posted By Roadrash3

That already fills the nitch that I use my salsa...

That already fills the nitch that I use my salsa cutthroat for, but thanks for posting that, I actually enjoyed the video they had there.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-17, 10:07 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,064
Posted By Roadrash3

You can get on with your MacBook just download...

You can get on with your MacBook just download from the website, you don't use the IOS app on a laptop

There is only one map per day, either London, Richmond, or watopia

App is not launched...
01-01-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,017
Posted By Roadrash3

Well put, I think that sums it up. I love all...

Well put, I think that sums it up. I love all bikes from my salsa steel bikes to my carbon fiber road bikes and cutthroat . I have owned two Ti Lynskeys which I sold over the years. A nice Ti bike is...
01-01-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,017
Posted By Roadrash3

I would have to agree with that statement there's...

I would have to agree with that statement there's something beautiful about a moots frame, carbon fiber frames all look the same to me
01-01-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,017
Posted By Roadrash3

I was looking at complete builds, didn't...

I was looking at complete builds, didn't necessarily mean top of the line since a normal Joe like me would not notice the difference in frame from a Sworks frame to the 10R carbon they advertise. My...
01-01-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,017
Posted By Roadrash3

I was recently in the market for a titanium frame...

I was recently in the market for a titanium frame I have owned lynskey and was seriously considering a moots. It's the price I have a hard time swallowing I don't feel that it is some super...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,933
Posted By Roadrash3

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,933
Posted By Roadrash3

Now another part of the website shows DT R460...

Now another part of the website shows DT R460 disc wheels. Don't know if its R470 or R460 or if that makes a Difference. Thanks for your help
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,933
Posted By Roadrash3

question on wheels new specialized bike

I am in the market for a new bike and pulling the trigger on a new Roubaix. The bike lists the wheels as DT R470 Disc. I cannot find anything on the internet on this wheels, looks like maybe DT Swiss...
11-19-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,085
Posted By Roadrash3

Get lower gears..... I don't know whats on your...

Get lower gears..... I don't know whats on your bike, but where I live in California, they are no hills they are mountains, I have had to take the majority of my bikes and put more easy climbing...
11-19-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By Roadrash3

I love it, I was a beta tester and used it off...

I love it, I was a beta tester and used it off and on, but never really got into it. It is now my plan to start riding it everyday so I have no excuse to not workout. I got a permanent set up now and...
10-16-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Roadrash3

Robin Williams Bike collection sale

My wife cannot give me a hard time for my few bikes. This man had quite the collection. Fun to browse and see all the cool bicycles he had.

https://paddle8.com/auction/robin-williams/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,148
Posted By Roadrash3

Any kickstarter now makes me nervous. I really...

Any kickstarter now makes me nervous. I really liked the idea of the Skully motorcycle helmet with the heads up display. I actually kind of wanted it for the rear camera. Well the owners blew through...
07-30-16, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By Roadrash3

The extra cost really is those disc brakes. The...

The extra cost really is those disc brakes. The local dealer makes things a lot easier including servicing of the bike. I do go to a dealer much farther away from time to time, because they carry...
07-30-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By Roadrash3

I really like the bike at first and began to lust...

I really like the bike at first and began to lust for it. I even almost went to order one, but your right about the prices being wack. They are way high for what you are getting. Just ordered the new...
07-30-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,212
Posted By Roadrash3

i just picked up a specialized roubouix ultegra...

i just picked up a specialized roubouix ultegra Di2 on sale for $2499. Holy crap, i wish i could afford di2 on every single other bike. No adjustments, no cable stretch, just perfect shifts every...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-16, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Roadrash3

Thanks, the good folks at Livermore Cyclery...

Thanks, the good folks at Livermore Cyclery helped me out. They took the time to fit her on a 44cm specialized they had in the store, changing the stems, seats and everything to make sure it would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Roadrash3

Help on daughters road bike choice

My daughter is 10, she is 4' 5". She has been riding her fat tire specialized MTB on 12 mile rides and still asks to ride farther. I want to get her a road bike, because i know she can ride easily 20...
05-09-16, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,253
Posted By Roadrash3

I agree with Livermore or Pleasanton, especially...

I agree with Livermore or Pleasanton, especially Livermore. Lots of great rides, Mines Rd. iron horse trail to Mt. Diablo. Altamont pass, morgan territory, plus all the great roads and trails. Close...
04-15-16, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By Roadrash3

My favorite ride in that area is the coastal bike...

My favorite ride in that area is the coastal bike trail. i ride it from the very start of it and ride it all the way out past pacific grove. When you past the wharf it eventually turns into a bike...
04-13-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By Roadrash3

Well, no responses, thats okay, for anyone that...

Well, no responses, thats okay, for anyone that comes across this thread. I emailed trek and also Facebook IM them and got two responses, one guy on trek Facebook just suggested some 3m tape. The...
04-10-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By Roadrash3

Carbon on gravel (Trek Boone)

So i purchased a 2015 Trek boone. I got a good deal as its an older model. Its the first cyclocross type bike i have owned made of carbon. My mountain bike has a carbon armor on it and i have never...
04-10-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By Roadrash3

What ever trainer you get, hope you join us...

What ever trainer you get, hope you join us clydes on Zwift.com best way to ride indoors, i use a wahoo kicker and ride zwift almost daily.
04-08-16, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,664
Posted By Roadrash3

Congrats, i was looking at this bike pretty hard,...

Congrats, i was looking at this bike pretty hard, but there is not a giant dealer around here that i care for. I settled yesterday on a marked down 2015 trek boone. I am very happy with the deal i...
01-03-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,967
Posted By Roadrash3

cool photos, thanks for sharing

cool photos, thanks for sharing
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,451
Posted By Roadrash3

I would follow advice from DC rainmaker, his...

I would follow advice from DC rainmaker, his reviews are pretty unbiased and straight on the money. Look at what your goal is and how much you use it. I saved up and did it right from the start...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Roadrash3

I own a colossal. I have never owned a steel bike...

I own a colossal. I have never owned a steel bike and don't really know why i bought it. I love the look of modern day carbon bikes, but always nervous like its made of glass. The few times i road...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,988
Posted By Roadrash3

Here is a link Specialized Bicycle Components...

Here is a link
Specialized Bicycle Components (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/ftr/helmets/equiphelmetspecials)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,988
Posted By Roadrash3

I really like the specialized helmets and right...

I really like the specialized helmets and right now they have a bunch of clearance ones just over $100 on their website, if you don't mind team colors or cavendish green one. I spent close to $250...
12-23-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Roadrash3

I hear you, before zwift, i would not have ridden...

I hear you, before zwift, i would not have ridden 5 minutes on a trainer. It is the most boring thing in the world to me. But since Zwift i actually like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,299
Posted By Roadrash3

I can only answer your question as to difference...

I can only answer your question as to difference between he two charging wise. I had a trek madden 5.9 with battery on the bottom bracket and now have a cheaper Specialized Ui2 bike with the battery...
12-22-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Roadrash3

This is why i am riding in Zwift more and more,...

This is why i am riding in Zwift more and more, but it is making me lazy, i think oh its too cold in the garage, i will ride later today. I am soft.
11-20-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Roadrash3

[QUOTE=DiabloScott;18334168]Excellent. And maybe...

[QUOTE=DiabloScott;18334168]Excellent. And maybe instead of thinking of new equipment as some kind of motivator to train for a big event, think of giving yourself the gear as a reward for...
11-20-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Roadrash3

I didn't see any tone, so no forgiving needed. I...

I didn't see any tone, so no forgiving needed. I read it exactly as you meant it. I do need to start riding longer and higher though. As much as we need El nino, that would not help this year!!!
11-19-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Roadrash3

Yes for sure I am starting now, gotta get serious...

Yes for sure I am starting now, gotta get serious and logging some hills.
11-18-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Roadrash3

Right bike choice HILLS

Long story short. Had a road bike years ago, went to do death ride, never made it there. I now want to do death ride again next year, but have no road bike. Have pretty close to a road bike a...
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