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Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By KantoBoy

LEG WARMERS that don't have annoying/painful grippers?

I haven't had much success with leg warmers (2 so far). I found both of them to have an irritatingly/painful silicone grippers.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-17, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

Thanks for the detailed feedback I guess...

Thanks for the detailed feedback

I guess I'll be getting those once I score a new aero handlebar.




Just to participate in this thread, I did a major cycling wardrobe overhaul that should...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

These are reusable correct?

These are reusable correct?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,642,226
Posted By KantoBoy

After falling in love with my team mate's C60, I...

After falling in love with my team mate's C60, I have a new found love for Colnagos.

I'd switch the tires to plain black. It's too matchy-matchy. Everything else looks good!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 627,987
Posted By KantoBoy

Great deal. Got mine at 50% off. I live in an...

Great deal. Got mine at 50% off. I live in an area where the weather can change within 30mins.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,994
Posted By KantoBoy

MTB Rear derr is your answer ...

MTB Rear derr is your answer

http://cyclingabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/JTek-Shiftmate-Low-Gears-Touring--1000x525.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,642,226
Posted By KantoBoy

:twitchy: your LBS must love you a whole...

:twitchy:

your LBS must love you a whole damn lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,642,226
Posted By KantoBoy

It's frustrating that I can't buy a Colnago C60...

It's frustrating that I can't buy a Colnago C60 in my size (because of the super sloping TT). It only comes in 42S or 45S

Sample of Chloe Hosking's bike (albeit a V1R, but it's almost the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By KantoBoy

I used to listen to: Cycling 360 Media - got...

I used to listen to:

Cycling 360 Media - got redundant, funding got cut
Everyday Cyclist - good content but he also sells his training programs in between and I get annoyed by it

I exclusively...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,642,226
Posted By KantoBoy

We're the same size and it looks like I have a...

We're the same size and it looks like I have a Cannondale on the horizon. They're one of the last few with a traditionally shaped frame with the horizontal TT. It's hard to find one these days.

A+...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By KantoBoy

which wheelsets around the 35-45mm that are...

which wheelsets around the 35-45mm that are tubeless?

I'm mainly going to use it for racing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

I have the same saddle. You'd be surprised how...

I have the same saddle. You'd be surprised how uncomfortable it is to be on the hood and how comfortable it is on the drops.

I kinda think I shouldve gone for the 130mm. I'm a 143mm in ALL...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

Scooped these two for a total of $140 (MSRP was...

Scooped these two for a total of $140 (MSRP was $350). Now I dont know which one to keep

Giordana Forma Red Carbon Winter jacket
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,006
Posted By KantoBoy

I used my Savant in searing hot Majorca,Spain in...

I used my Savant in searing hot Majorca,Spain in July. I survived a 4-hour 50mi ride with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-16, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By KantoBoy

I live up North and use Castelli Estremo ...

I live up North and use Castelli Estremo

http://www.wigglestatic.com/product-media/5360072884/Castelli-Estremo-Winter-Cycling-Gloves-Winter-Gloves-Black-AW16-CS125390101-1.jpg?w=430&h=430&a=7
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

I bought a Castelli Gabba 2 a month ago and I...

I bought a Castelli Gabba 2 a month ago and I loved it. I thought of getting a new winter jacket as well:


ELEMENTO 2 7X(AIR) JACKET
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

After riding a bunch of frames throughout the...

After riding a bunch of frames throughout the years, I still think the SLR01 has the right balance between a racing bike and comfort. I wish I had money to get one right now. I sold mine because it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,463
Posted By KantoBoy

http://cdn.mos.bikeradar.imdserve.com/images/news/...

http://cdn.mos.bikeradar.imdserve.com/images/news/2016/04/03/a-zipp-303-nsw-detail-1459714889731-10gs22rhlh0h4-630-354.jpg

http://www.wheelbuilder.com/images/D/zipp_swiss_stop.jpg

=

Your...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-16, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,502
Posted By KantoBoy

I've had Bitex, Novatec and currently using...

I've had Bitex, Novatec and currently using Powerway R13s. I've never had any problems with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,484
Posted By KantoBoy

I know I'm late to the party but you cant get a...

I know I'm late to the party but you cant get a previous year's Zipp 303s for 1850 if you look around.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By KantoBoy

I was accused of being condescending when I said...

I was accused of being condescending when I said this on another thread. I swear people are clueless.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 186,391
Posted By KantoBoy

I dont hear Ridley, Lapierre, Look and the...

I dont hear Ridley, Lapierre, Look and the Italian brands focusing on these "plushy" bikes at all and they should be the ones focusing on this segment as they all have the real testing grounds for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,342
Posted By KantoBoy

I also came across this site and looked at a...

I also came across this site and looked at a wheelset.

Converted to CAD they're cheaper by $500-1k for a pair of Zipps. If compared to US pricing they're still cheaper by $300-500

I'm also...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,651
Posted By KantoBoy

All the bikes I got that were the "latest"/newest...

All the bikes I got that were the "latest"/newest and not past year's models:

I got my road bike before @ 15% off

Fat bike last year @ 10% off. The particular model/color was selling like hot...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,642,226
Posted By KantoBoy

I'm really feening for a Colnago now but it they...

I'm really feening for a Colnago now but it they never look good with my size with their current sloping top tube :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

I hope it works out for me. As the weather vary...

I hope it works out for me. As the weather vary too much here in Toronto, it may be very useful.

I thought about buying the S/S version as well but I thought I'd need warmers anyway.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,369
Posted By KantoBoy

I signed up for Strava months after they...

I signed up for Strava months after they launched. Those good ol' days when you can comment on a segment. Lots of keyboard warriors in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-16, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

Without wasting my time here: I used to work for...

Without wasting my time here: I used to work for a lense company. 8 years removed from the industry but you wouldn't want to cheap out on your eyesight.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/867097-hot-...

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/867097-hot-deals-post-em-if-you-got-em-54.html

No idea how it's a hot deal when it's counterfeit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,193
Posted By KantoBoy

I want to know this too. I want to transfer to DA...

I want to know this too. I want to transfer to DA after next year's racing season. Otherwise I'm also eyeing SRAM Red (if they still sell a mechanical version).

I don't expect Di2 crisp-shifts...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

Too many, I have to stop soon and this is my...

Too many, I have to stop soon and this is my latest (still undecided between Black or Red, both team colors):

Castelli Gabba 2 convertible jacket
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 186,391
Posted By KantoBoy

:lol: HAHAHAHAHA

:lol: HAHAHAHAHA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,412
Posted By KantoBoy

I say a solid 30-40mi should be the minimum. And...

I say a solid 30-40mi should be the minimum. And if you had the balls take it to a local crit ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 627,987
Posted By KantoBoy

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but these are...

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but these are fakes.

I own 3 pairs including the ones you posted. The lenses aren't Prizm. And no, I don't think they're a partner for USA Cycling. They should...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-16, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,849
Posted By KantoBoy

I highly recommend Cat5. Here's mine: ...

I highly recommend Cat5. Here's mine:

http://i67.tinypic.com/2mzxkp1.jpg

It'll pretty much hold everything you would need for a ride and then some (tools, lights, extra gels, etc)

Check the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,228
Posted By KantoBoy

A friend of mine has one and he says it's...

A friend of mine has one and he says it's "reliable" (whatever that means). He used to have a PowerTap.

I'm a 4iiii single-sided user and I've been trying to offer my friend if I can borrow it....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,913
Posted By KantoBoy

http://www.thebikeshop.de/WebRoot/Store22/Shops/62...

http://www.thebikeshop.de/WebRoot/Store22/Shops/62303450/5318/5B97/3CBA/FD53/0BE6/C0A8/2ABB/3309/C60_CLASSIC_OFWH.jpg

I'd stick with this. My teamate has one with full Campy and some nice wheels....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,607
Posted By KantoBoy

Whenever people say this, is it really that...

Whenever people say this, is it really that pancake flat?

Seems like you have so much freedom to move around. I'd pick an area that already has some elevation.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By KantoBoy

This is why I never purchase anything from...

This is why I never purchase anything from websites that don't have phone numbers listed.

He also owns an eBay store (based out of North Carolina I think? I forgot the name already) that sells...
08-12-16, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,326
Posted By KantoBoy

Hey thanks for the tip I actually bought...

Hey thanks for the tip

I actually bought some metatarsal pads and did a test ride last Friday. I really cannot tell if it made any difference. My feet were still painful post ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By KantoBoy

Can you expand on this? I almost got the...

Can you expand on this?

I almost got the Audax but due to some restrictions in Canada it would've taken 3 weeks to ship through a dealer. I figured it's too long of a wait and what if it didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By KantoBoy

Fully recommending Bont. Your feet will feel...

Fully recommending Bont.

Your feet will feel "united" with the shoes. No slippage, super light and super stiff. Stack height is very low. Follow the sizing wizard strictly.

My Bonts are now...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By KantoBoy

First and foremost, listen to them. This is also...

First and foremost, listen to them. This is also a precaution in case it rains. Not everyone descends like Contador, Nibali, Bardet or Sagan.

Whatever you do, don't grab a handful. It's the best...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-16, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By KantoBoy

With all the bike position and equipment...

With all the bike position and equipment suggestions here, let me tell you the cheapest way to solve this:

Assuming your fit is fine (not cramped, not running a super short/long stem,etc), try...
07-31-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,326
Posted By KantoBoy

Right pinky toe hotspot/numbness - losing hope :'(

I'm thinking this has something to do with cleat position or on how my foot tilts. This only started this year and I'm wondering why. I initially blamed my foot getting wider from playing more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-16, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18,754
Views: 3,739,372
Posted By KantoBoy

Please create a thread when you get them.

Please create a thread when you get them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By KantoBoy

Team bikes. But there have been instances...

Team bikes.

But there have been instances where they've BLACKED OUT everything. The IOC has a very primitive rule on sponsor logo sizes, restrictions, etc. You won't see as much sponsor logos for...
07-31-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By KantoBoy

Solved the problem. The older shoes have the...

Solved the problem. The older shoes have the access beneath the insoles but the newer ones:

they're just plastic inserts. use a small Hex key or a toothpick and pull them out. They'll slide back...
07-31-16, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By KantoBoy

Those Red tabs on Shimano shoes - how to remove/move them?

Does anyone know how to remove the Red plastic inserts on the cleats?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By KantoBoy

Does anyone know how to remove the Red plastic...

Does anyone know how to remove the Red plastic inserts on the cleats?
...
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