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06-23-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,452
Posted By and1homer

I did a lot of research into soft bags a couple...

I did a lot of research into soft bags a couple years ago. Lots of options. There is a really good post on another forum that I cannot find that with photos and reviews of about 12 different cases. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,999
Posted By and1homer

You should be right in September. It normally...

You should be right in September. It normally closes in October, unless there is a big snowfall early.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 03:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,999
Posted By and1homer

Aussie-American living in Boulder, CO here. You...

Aussie-American living in Boulder, CO here. You will have a ball on this trip.

I highly recommend riding out of Moab UT. You will never see scenery like it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 01:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,883
Posted By and1homer

I was wondering the same thing recently. Ended up...

I was wondering the same thing recently. Ended up going for alu brake track on some Fulcrum Red Wing XLRs.

My thinking was that I do have some good descents around here, so don't want to risk a...
09-30-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,992
Posted By and1homer

Hrrm. This is all very interesting and useful. I...

Hrrm. This is all very interesting and useful. I suppose I can see the need for these on an internally routed frame (my previous bike has external cables, and side-cabled brifters, so I guess no need...
09-30-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,992
Posted By and1homer

In-Line CableAdjusters - WTF?

So I have these in-line cable adjusters on my new-ish (bought in June) bike:

http://i.imgur.com/ez61e.jpg

Never had them before, but they seem to be why neither my FD nor RD seem to be able to...
08-04-12, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By and1homer

I replaced the middle ring on my FSA triple with...

I replaced the middle ring on my FSA triple with a 105 ring. Worked perfectly. Not sure about Ultegra. YMMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By and1homer

Campagnolo gives the triple some love! How soon a Campy electronic triple?

Saw this today (http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/new-bike-gear-previews/athena-11-eps-pricing-and-comparison)

http://www.bicycling.com/sites/default/files/images/athena-triple-crank.jpg265380...
07-29-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,048
Posted By and1homer

ROFL!! Funniest thing I have read all week. Kudos...

ROFL!! Funniest thing I have read all week. Kudos to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-12, 02:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,691
Posted By and1homer

My goodness, WTF with people not washing stuff...

My goodness, WTF with people not washing stuff they exercise, sweat, snot, and rub their junk and arse in, every damn time??

Just wash everything, every time, FFS.

(facepalm)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 12:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,757
Posted By and1homer

So, just to summarise the18 posts above, you...

So, just to summarise the18 posts above, you should be looking at:


Specialized Secteur
Specialized Roubaix
Giant Defy
Cannondale Synapse.
Giant SCR1
Felt Z Series
Bianchi C2C
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,955
Posted By and1homer

I will have some food (powerbar, gels) in my...

I will have some food (powerbar, gels) in my jersey pockets, with extra supplies in a bento box on my top tube. Racing cape and/or arm warmers in the jersey pockets too. I keep all my repair stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By and1homer

Rule #64...

Rule #64 (http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/#64) Cornering confidence increases with time and experience. This pattern continues until it falls sharply and suddenly.


/I got nothing. Sorry to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,615
Posted By and1homer

I might just get that ... once they have a...

I might just get that ... once they have a version that works with a triple! :P
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By and1homer

LOL, what saddle?

LOL, what saddle?
07-04-12, 11:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,204
Posted By and1homer

qft.

qft.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-12, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By and1homer

It is unlikely to be the pedals. More likely the...

It is unlikely to be the pedals. More likely the shoes. I have had the Classics for 2 years, recently bought the Max 2s. The pedals are almost identical in shape, the difference is almost entirely in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 03:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,329
Posted By and1homer

So far, love it. Certainly haven't noticed any...

So far, love it. Certainly haven't noticed any unexpected noise up front. I spend a lot of time in the 42 (like most people with a triple), and never have noticed any extra noise.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 04:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,770
Posted By and1homer

Sometimes I almost break my brifter trying to...

Sometimes I almost break my brifter trying to find a lower gear that doesn't exist. It really is quite depressing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,607
Posted By and1homer

I can ride 52-28 and 30-11 without any real...

I can ride 52-28 and 30-11 without any real problems. I don't do it intentionally, but occasionally I get into one or the other without realising I am doing it. I notice because the mech starts to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 01:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,703
Posted By and1homer

It is the way you do it.

It is the way you do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,946
Posted By and1homer

I really want to ride today, but 100+ is...

I really want to ride today, but 100+ is oppressive. Even potentially dangerous? Ideally I would like to climb - and the summits around here are likely 10-15F cooler than at the base - but I think it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,946
Posted By and1homer

How hot is too hot? And how do you cope?

Today in Boulder CO, it is forecast to go over 100F. Tossing up whether to ride or not.

What is your upper limit on riding in the heat?

And what do you do differently to cope on super hot days?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 02:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,607
Posted By and1homer

Not true. There is no DA triple, but I just put a...

Not true. There is no DA triple, but I just put a new Ultegra triple on my new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By and1homer

Kickarse! The 50 is well within reach.

Kickarse! The 50 is well within reach.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,745
Posted By and1homer

God choice, I hope you like them. They are pretty...

God choice, I hope you like them. They are pretty great.



Except all he will need is a frame and some brifters. He will have a top notch drivetrain to put onto it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 946
Posted By and1homer

I ride alone too, more because of my timing (I am...

I ride alone too, more because of my timing (I am a late riser, and mostly like to ride in the afternoons), my slowness (most riders around here are much stronger and faster, and drop me like a bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By and1homer

Yeah, just having fun. Also, jealous. :)

Yeah, just having fun. Also, jealous. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,745
Posted By and1homer

Well, I don't have any precision measuring device...

Well, I don't have any precision measuring device - just a standard builders' tape measure - but it looks like the diameter is 630mm. Isn't that sort of standard?

But FWIW, on a good day I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,547
Posted By and1homer

Something else that may help - one of the top...

Something else that may help - one of the top brands (Sidi, I think - might be Giro) also has a 'Mega' line, which are the same shoes as their regular line but wider.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,329
Posted By and1homer

And back on topic: My triples - My new 2012...

And back on topic: My triples -

My new 2012 Wilier Gran Turismo. Came with an FSA SLK-Light comoact double and an Ultegra 11-23 cassette, I swapped in an Ultegra 6700 triple and an Ultegra 11-28....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,329
Posted By and1homer

What's with all the friggin' wankers come into a...

What's with all the friggin' wankers come into a 'show us your triple' thread just to say how a compact is just as good, nay better!?

Next I'm going to go into the 'show us your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By and1homer

There's your problem right there! You are too fat...

There's your problem right there! You are too fat for this sport.


;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,547
Posted By and1homer

Specialized have half-sizes. I just bought some...

Specialized have half-sizes. I just bought some new shoes in a 45.5, to replace my old ones which were 45.5

And to the OP - I specifically bought the Specialized (again) because of the wider fit....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By and1homer

This. Wrote about them just yesterday in another...

This. Wrote about them just yesterday in another thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/825623-Need-Advice-for-New-Wheels?p=14366738&viewfull=1#post14366738). Fantastic all-around wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 12:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By and1homer

But seriously, this is one reason I like my...

But seriously, this is one reason I like my triple. Lots of options, no significant gaps.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 12:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By and1homer

Get a triple! /runs, hides.

Get a triple!

/runs, hides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,047
Posted By and1homer

That is a seriously nice looking bike. Even more...

That is a seriously nice looking bike. Even more beautiful in person than a picture too, am I right? With the Zipps especially it looks well badarse. The Zero.7 is beyond my need and ability, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By and1homer

Very nice! Love the look. Ride it like a $5...

Very nice! Love the look. Ride it like a $5 hooker!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 11:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,745
Posted By and1homer

Cannot tell you much about the Ultegra or...

Cannot tell you much about the Ultegra or Dura-Ace wheels, but I am riding the Shimano RS-80-C24 clinchers. They are basically Dura Ace rims with Ultegra hubs. Carbon bonded to thin (0.6mm) alu rim...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By and1homer

Say it, brother!

Say it, brother!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 01:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By and1homer

Have had Keo Classic for about 5000km, just got...

Have had Keo Classic for about 5000km, just got some new Keo Max 2, only did about 150km so far. Not a squeak at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 01:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By and1homer

milkbaby was talking about the head tube i.e. the...

milkbaby was talking about the head tube i.e. the frame. You're mistaking my high cockpit with an aggressive frame geometry.

Here's a review...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,875
Posted By and1homer

Trolltastic!!

Trolltastic!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 11:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By and1homer

These ^^^ are a lot of great options. But I...

These ^^^ are a lot of great options.

But I would go to your LBS and ride some of the Giants - and buy the best one you can afford that fits you. Unless you already know your fit, buying...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By and1homer

Thanks! Yeah, it is the XL. Nice big headset - it...

Thanks! Yeah, it is the XL. Nice big headset - it is a GT, after all, pretty upright but still more aggressive than a lot of plush bikes, I think.

The claimed weight in the frame is 1410g (1050g...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 11:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By and1homer

you shut your ***** mouth!!! ;)

you shut your ***** mouth!!!

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By and1homer

Thanks, you are right. I checked it and leveled...

Thanks, you are right. I checked it and leveled it today before climbing today and it felt a lot better too.



I still need to get a real fit, all I have had so far is a cursory KOPS with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,246
Posted By and1homer

I seem to perform best with a lean protein, a...

I seem to perform best with a lean protein, a little fat, and rice. So, Thai or Indian food are actually my go-to meals the night before. Not going to have a vindaloo, but something mild with chicken...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 01:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By and1homer

Dials, Buckles, Velcro - what shoe closures do you like best?

So, you've seen the dial closures/tighteners on the new Specialized S-Works shoes (and others?).

Of course ratchet buckles and velcro closures are pretty standard, but combinations vary.

What...
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