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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By 2005trek1200

TEC Hubs

Has anyone ever heard of and/or have experience with TEC Hubs? I cannot find anything specifically on the Ole Internets. My main questions are durability and the compatibility with campy 10 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By 2005trek1200

Thank you, guys. I won't be pulling the guts out...

Thank you, guys. I won't be pulling the guts out as I plan to convert it all over to new Veloce. Nice to know that I can do it in stages though as the pocket book sees fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By 2005trek1200

Using Campy Veloce Shift levers as brake levers only

Was wondering if I could use 2012 Campy Veloce (or maybe Athena) shift levers only for the braking aspect and not attach a shift cable? I have a old steel Bianchi that I want to upgrade the braking...
11-28-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By 2005trek1200

Just wanted to let everyone know about one of the...

Just wanted to let everyone know about one of the new embro producers on the block - Buckler Embrocation. Been testing out some of their products over the past few months and am really impressed. So...
11-28-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By 2005trek1200

With cream-style embro, like Motivation, the...

With cream-style embro, like Motivation, the embro will work fully into the skin and will rarely leave any residue on your leg warmers. With butter-style embro (Mad Alchemy, Buckler, Etc, etc/) your...
11-28-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By 2005trek1200

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19,633
Views: 4,181,295
Posted By 2005trek1200

PSIMET Psi-clocross tubulars just rolled in... aw...

PSIMET Psi-clocross tubulars just rolled in... aw yea.

Fango on the front, Grifo rear.

285501
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,288
Posted By 2005trek1200

Many, many, many bikeforums members rolls...

Many, many, many bikeforums members rolls PSIMETs. Me included. From a value to performance standpoint, Rob absolutely kills it and makes a wheel that is designed for YOU. never off the shelf. For...
11-24-12, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By 2005trek1200

Yup, this happens often to those coming from a...

Yup, this happens often to those coming from a cycling background. Running simply works things in different ways than on a bike. I for instance am very prone to develop sciatica when i start to ramp...
11-17-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By 2005trek1200

Love that Sienna course. the first drop off is...

Love that Sienna course. the first drop off is always a crowd pleaser.
11-12-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,454
Posted By 2005trek1200

I use SPORTIQUE Elements Cream on my face in the...

I use SPORTIQUE Elements Cream on my face in the winter to protect against wind burn. It works really really well and also acts as a moisturizer. Has a good bit of SPF protection as well (~15-20).
11-06-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By 2005trek1200

interesting comment there about still being able...

interesting comment there about still being able to put power down when missing a clip-in. that's been my one argument for not getting egg-beaters... hmm/
11-05-12, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By 2005trek1200

Agreed, would like to try as well. Looks like it...

Agreed, would like to try as well. Looks like it would really shed the crap out of mud, but price and weight are a concern.
11-05-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By 2005trek1200

What kind of Pedals are everyone using?

Building a new cross bike and thinking about pedals.

Narrowed down to Shimano XTRs and Candy 3s, wondering what everyone else is running here...

I have m540s on mine now and even slightly...
11-04-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,373
Posted By 2005trek1200

If you are looking for a race set... PSIMET 38W...

If you are looking for a race set... PSIMET 38W Tubulars come in a disc hub (add $50 i believe). White industries t11 hub, bomber carbon rim (only true 38mm width wheel on the market), and angular...
10-30-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By 2005trek1200

If you want to stick with steel. take a look at a...

If you want to stick with steel. take a look at a SOMA Double Cross. More traditional geometry that the cross check
10-30-12, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By 2005trek1200

Yea, I've been reviewing DZnuts recently and...

Yea, I've been reviewing DZnuts recently and agree it kicks in quickly, though it also absorbs quickly which makes pre-ride massage a challenge. Mad Alchemy is good stuff, for sure; which one were...
10-30-12, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By 2005trek1200

If you don't want to shave, you should consider...

If you don't want to shave, you should consider embro oils. Mad Alchemy's Preride warming oil is some good stuff and doesn't get clogged in hair.
10-29-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By 2005trek1200

What Kind of Embro is Everyone Using?

With cross season in full swing now, would like to hear which kind of embrocation everyone is using/prefers and why?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,849
Posted By 2005trek1200

When you get done wrapping your bars after...

When you get done wrapping your bars after repeated first-timer attempts, go find yourself a new LBS.
10-18-12, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By 2005trek1200

Whoops, you are right there. Didnt see he was...

Whoops, you are right there. Didnt see he was running clinchers. It's CX peoples, get some tubulars.
10-16-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By 2005trek1200

For roadies, presumably with clipless pedals,...

For roadies, presumably with clipless pedals, this is fairly easy. Start small and try to pop your front wheel over a crack in the road. do this just by lifting up slighly as you go over it. Then you...
10-16-12, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By 2005trek1200

Sandy corner or not, you are running way to much...

Sandy corner or not, you are running way to much psi. Get em down to at least 28 and see how those feel.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,332
Posted By 2005trek1200

^This. Clogs pour, can lead to infection, clogs...

^This. Clogs pour, can lead to infection, clogs your chamois (not water soluble) which can break down foam cells.

With so many great, clean, and natural chamois creams on the market, why would...
09-05-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By 2005trek1200

Pretty hardcore, but not uncommon. We get a fair...

Pretty hardcore, but not uncommon. We get a fair bit of that in Colorado too, especially at States.
08-31-12, 07:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,892
Posted By 2005trek1200

First day out on the CX bike in a long time....

First day out on the CX bike in a long time. Breaking in the track at our local practice course... so fun.
08-09-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By 2005trek1200

This.. ^

This.. ^
07-31-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By 2005trek1200

I use the Hammer nutrition regiment: Premium...

I use the Hammer nutrition regiment: Premium insurance Caps (2, 3x per day), Mito caps (1, 2x per day), and Race Caps (2, 1-2 times per day). Those number jump a bit when my daily workout is over 2...
07-31-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,158
Posted By 2005trek1200

In my experience, saddle sores fall into two...

In my experience, saddle sores fall into two major categories: severely chaffed/raw skin and actual lesions. In both cases, prevention is far easier than ridding yourself of them; I wont detail every...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-12, 08:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,741
Posted By 2005trek1200

Wow, looks great!

Wow, looks great!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-12, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By 2005trek1200

That's a fair price if it fits you correctly....

That's a fair price if it fits you correctly. While it will never be a sought after vintage frame, it's perfect for what you intend to do with it. And kudos for getting your sons into cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-12, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,552
Posted By 2005trek1200

This can happen, though a 1000 miles seems a...

This can happen, though a 1000 miles seems a rather short duration. I typically get 6 months (~4-5k) on mine, though that dips if i ride on gravel a lot. Obviously, if there is enough splintering to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,265
Posted By 2005trek1200

You can go with a 25mm, over even a 28-34 CX tire...

You can go with a 25mm, over even a 28-34 CX tire if your frame will allow. To be honest though, i ride 23mm on gravel roads around here all the time; it's ranks somewhere between hardpack - small...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,152
Posted By 2005trek1200

These bikes could ride like crap and i would...

These bikes could ride like crap and i would still want one. Killer paint job on every single Baum ive ever seen.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,498
Posted By 2005trek1200

Ha, yea... not the best word choice there. Bag...

Ha, yea... not the best word choice there. Bag Balm is notorious for being too oily, staining shorts, chamois, and saddles.



Actually true. No one else has as many different brands of chamois...
07-18-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,224
Posted By 2005trek1200

Yup, everyone gets dropped. No worries, there;...

Yup, everyone gets dropped. No worries, there; just keep at it. I would add that you should not have the mind set to train for a certain mph. Train with intervals that are meant to increase your race...
07-18-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 87,916
Posted By 2005trek1200

i pray that i never have anything to add to this...

i pray that i never have anything to add to this thread...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,498
Posted By 2005trek1200

Hey guys. There are a ton of great, high quality...

Hey guys. There are a ton of great, high quality chamois creams out there. Bag Balm seems to work OK for some (some even swear by it), but it has its limitations and downfall. Id suggest you look for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By 2005trek1200

Run the GP4000S for years training and racing....

Run the GP4000S for years training and racing. never once experienced what you are describing. My guess would be to adjust the brakes and check for lock up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By 2005trek1200

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-12, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By 2005trek1200

What kind of wheel are you running here? If...

What kind of wheel are you running here? If carbon, Swisstop Yellows all the way. On normal allum trainers I run the Salmon (far superior stopping power in the wet). Generally like the feel of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By 2005trek1200

I use the flask on long training rides, but for...

I use the flask on long training rides, but for races i pack single serves so i dont have to think about it much on the bike
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By 2005trek1200

I use Peaks Coaching....

I use Peaks Coaching. http://www.peakscoachinggroup.com/

Really great value considering the level of coaches that the company has.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By 2005trek1200

If you are just riding for fun by all means do...

If you are just riding for fun by all means do whatever you want. The OP makes mention of regaining fitness, you'll never gain until you're over the hump of sickness.
07-04-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,801
Posted By 2005trek1200

We recently interviewed...

We recently interviewed (http://www.balmco.com/pro-interview-maureen-bruno-roy/) Maureen Roy, who is a Pro CX racer that is strictly vegan. She has some good points in the interview, as well as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By 2005trek1200

The biggest thing to watch out for is that you do...

The biggest thing to watch out for is that you do not start too soon. When you wake up in the morning, if you have even 10% doubt that your are all better do not chance it. You're not going to gain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-12, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By 2005trek1200

Stretch, lots of water, walking, and see a sports...

Stretch, lots of water, walking, and see a sports therapist to get some body work done. I would also consider starting a regiment of self-massage; the more you do it, the less likely you are to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 09:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,736
Posted By 2005trek1200

Mu understanding is that there are inherent aero...

Mu understanding is that there are inherent aero benefits, but the greatest gain for the 7 is that trek was able to stiffen up the rear triangle without sacrificing ride quality because they could...
06-28-12, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By 2005trek1200

I reg'ed for Horgan today... ends today btw. ...

I reg'ed for Horgan today... ends today btw.

FWIW: http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_20957455/flagstaff-fire-federal-team-takes-over-hopes-contain
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,736
Posted By 2005trek1200

Actually, unless project one is wrong, you can...

Actually, unless project one is wrong, you can put any groupo on you like. You just have to use the Bontrager specific brakes.
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