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Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-12, 07:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,773
Posted By gg-madone

No issues, same as before, but I do have cleat...

No issues, same as before, but I do have cleat spacers sue to leg length discrepancy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,773
Posted By gg-madone

Bont Vaypors! w/ sole footbeds. did not like...

Bont Vaypors! w/ sole footbeds.
did not like how cleat bolts felt and needed to fill in space in footbed.
re drilled cleat location and strap locations.
use a strip of duct tape to keep the toe...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By gg-madone

I use NiteRider MiNewt 700 Dual on the bars,...

I use NiteRider MiNewt 700 Dual on the bars, NiteRider MiNewt 300 on the helmet and Planet Bike Superflash Stealth on seat bag.

you really only need the 700 dual for the road. if you ride trails...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-12, 09:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,827
Posted By gg-madone

looks like a track frame. whats the rear hub...

looks like a track frame. whats the rear hub spacing?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-12, 12:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,841
Posted By gg-madone

I'm 5'5" and ride a 50cm 08 trek madone 4.7 with...

I'm 5'5" and ride a 50cm 08 trek madone 4.7 with these bottle cages:
http://www.jensonusa.com/Whisky-Parts-Co-C3-Carbon-Bottle-Cage (http://www.jensonusa.com/Whisky-Parts-Co-C3-Carbon-Bottle-Cage)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-12, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By gg-madone

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,906
Posted By gg-madone

yep I used to get that in my feet also. in my...

yep I used to get that in my feet also. in my case it was the natural angle of my foot. cleat and insole wedges helped. I had 07 specialized BG Pro shoes. but the pain was still there. I deduced that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,452
Posted By gg-madone

Sorry you have a seat post complex. but if you...

Sorry you have a seat post complex.
but if you can't get more cowbell, um I mean more seat post on your bike, loose your stem spacers and headset cover for a veloflyte headset cover, and change your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,127
Posted By gg-madone

If you reopen the bottle after you shake in the...

If you reopen the bottle after you shake in the powder mixture (i use HEED) or leave open and let tablets dissolve until no more bubbles (I use electrolytes fizz) the burping from the valve or bottle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,127
Posted By gg-madone

I have 14 podium bottles, I put them in...

I have 14 podium bottles, I put them in dishwasher and hand wash them and frozen them. Mine do not leak.... oldest set is 5 years old newest podium chill bottles are a couple months old. I just hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,492
Posted By gg-madone

sks airbase

sks airbase
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By gg-madone

free specialized venge contest

http://www.specialized.com/us/en/hub/itsmytour/

Here is the actual website:

https://specializedbicycles.podium.co/competitions/191-It_s_My_Tour
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-12, 12:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,810
Posted By gg-madone

I use a cross line laser. After bike is leveled...

I use a cross line laser. After bike is leveled in stand: Center on down top tube and seat post. laser line will be centered on stem cap nut. align stem, head tube and tire..... OCD but it will the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-12, 12:36 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20,405
Views: 4,705,757
Posted By gg-madone

just upgraded to Garmin edge 800. I was having...

just upgraded to Garmin edge 800.
I was having issues with my 500, and customer support said to send it in for replacement. I said great how long will it be? 4-6 weeks....... um, time to upgrade and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20,405
Views: 4,705,757
Posted By gg-madone

+2 mine are black

+2
mine are black
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By gg-madone

If its just happening now, are using same...

If its just happening now, are using same bib/shorts? maybe your chamois lost its cushion? I have several of the same bibs but I can tell which ones have a more comfy chamois.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By gg-madone

read the pull down note at the top right of each...

read the pull down note at the top right of each cell. typr "r" instead of 0 I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By gg-madone

http://www.geocities.ws/clary_mtb_info/ Here...

http://www.geocities.ws/clary_mtb_info/

Here is the updated version, 1.7

I don't know who this guy is but his spreadsheet helped me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,402
Posted By gg-madone

120/120 f/r 23mm tires - Conti 4000s tires -...

120/120 f/r 23mm tires - Conti 4000s tires - Madone 4.7
90/9 f/r 28mm Conti Sport Contact tires - TCX1
I weigh 143lbs
I like the higher pressures because they roll easier. I can corner with more...
07-01-12, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By gg-madone

I did the gran fondo new york which has plenty of...

I did the gran fondo new york which has plenty of climbing and a guy from PR did it on a fixie....
06-30-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By gg-madone

Will probably do this instead. She's got new...

Will probably do this instead. She's got new cables, tires, and bar tape seat and spd/platform pedals. Shes just neglected. I'll strip her and repaint her like new and then just enjoy it as is. I...
06-29-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By gg-madone

Thanks All, The bike just has sentimental...

Thanks All,
The bike just has sentimental value, had it since I was 11 or so. I know its not a top tier bike, doesn't mean I shouldn't upgrade and ride her.
Its just hangs in the shed, Its all...
06-29-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By gg-madone

Is it possible to put new style drivetrain on old 80's fuji?

Hello everyone,
I have an old 80's Fuji Absolute with 6 speed Suntour friction derailleurs. Is it possible to put a drive train on it that uses brifters?
Thanks,
George
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20,405
Views: 4,705,757
Posted By gg-madone

At first it, kept popping up after each harsh...

At first it, kept popping up after each harsh jolt.
I removed the zip ties and put new ones on and tightened them with pliers until they broke off.
its fine now, not shaky at all, and it puts the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,598
Posted By gg-madone

agreed! My cyclocross bike is set up almost...

agreed!

My cyclocross bike is set up almost identical to my road bike. with the exception of 28c tires. I'm just as fast on my cyclocross bike as I am on my road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,630
Posted By gg-madone

[QUOTEAdded bulk from lifting is going to hurt...

[QUOTEAdded bulk from lifting is going to hurt your climbing.[/QUOTE]

I highly disagree with this statement. I do strength training every day. I do three routines so each muscle group can rest....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20,405
Views: 4,705,757
Posted By gg-madone

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7253/7445220230_ec8a...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7253/7445220230_ec8acdf556.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/2getgeorge/7445220230/)
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8159/7445222356_2724e7cbe4.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By gg-madone

I have them on my bikes. I used to use selle...

I have them on my bikes. I used to use selle italia flite gel flow, I used that seat for about 800 miles. Then switched to try new brand as the flite made me numb after 2 hours riding. with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,051
Views: 53,666
Posted By gg-madone

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7253/7445220230_ec8a...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7253/7445220230_ec8acdf556_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/2getgeorge/7445220230/)

Veloflyte Garmin mount
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 34,899
Posted By gg-madone

+2 white on Madone black on TCX

+2
white on Madone
black on TCX
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 11:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,468
Posted By gg-madone

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,726
Posted By gg-madone

When I'm on the opposing traffic side, I will...

When I'm on the opposing traffic side, I will stop and look at the driver. They usually see me and wave me on before they open the door. If I'm behind them, I make sure I'm visible in their side view...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,269
Posted By gg-madone

not pliable enough to shape by hand. you will...

not pliable enough to shape by hand. you will have to use a heat gun and have a friend shape it while your standing in them. careful not to get it too hot you will mar/melt finish. I just used the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-12, 08:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,269
Posted By gg-madone

most manufacturers have a normal wide and narrow...

most manufacturers have a normal wide and narrow width toe box. some are wider than others. In MY OWN research of test fitting shoes I found normal sidi's and diadora fit tighter than others,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,726
Posted By gg-madone

I had the opposite my wrists started to hurt. I...

I had the opposite my wrists started to hurt. I rotated my seat tip 3deg. up from 0deg. level. if you do the opposite it might help. and also don't forget to do core work and stretch.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,491
Posted By gg-madone

yup, I fully endorse using their products. I use...

yup, I fully endorse using their products. I use Heed, Perpetum Solids, Gels, Bars, Anti Fatigue Caps, Endurolytes, Fizz, Race Day Boost, Just call and talk with a consultant and they will help you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,726
Posted By gg-madone

the top tube length (actual or effective) is not...

the top tube length (actual or effective) is not to be taken as absolute. The seat tube angle, head tube angle and stack height, and front reach has to be taken into account together relative to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,957
Posted By gg-madone

yup, I have the slim non interactive version. I...

yup, I have the slim non interactive version. I wear it all the time.
Name
person to contact & number
medical info (asthma, allergies, diabetic)
HTFU
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,831
Posted By gg-madone

O'doyle RULES!!!!! is a movie quote from a Adam...

O'doyle RULES!!!!! is a movie quote from a Adam Sandler movie, the title escapes me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,831
Posted By gg-madone

O'doyle RULES!!!!! thanks for proving my point...

O'doyle RULES!!!!!
thanks for proving my point further.
whats next you gonna give me a wedgie???
LOL I digress
thanks for sharing
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 10:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,831
Posted By gg-madone

warning: someone may have a chip on their...

warning: someone may have a chip on their shoulder.
what a small minded comment, but its your opinion, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By gg-madone

you know that to remove the cleat you twist them...

you know that to remove the cleat you twist them out. so either grab them with locking or regular needle nose pliers at mounting holes and twist it out. pedal mounted or in vise. or put a bar to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-12, 09:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,581
Posted By gg-madone

I changed my eating habits and use a calorie...

I changed my eating habits and use a calorie counter "MyFitnessPal" to track everything. I use 40% carbohydrates 40% protein 20% fat. I use supplements from Optimum Nutrition (Procomplex, Procomplex...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-12, 05:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,023
Posted By gg-madone

well find a p.t. that is also a bike fitter. or a...

well find a p.t. that is also a bike fitter. or a sports therapy office that specialized in cycling. then it could be legit.
thats what I would do here in USA.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,492
Posted By gg-madone

I think its all relative. depends on your...

I think its all relative. depends on your flexibility and fitness level, upright or areo and after you set up your seat position, if you have headset spacers, etc.. I can get horizontal with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,943
Posted By gg-madone

+1 I use this and a scoop of heed.

+1 I use this and a scoop of heed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,122
Posted By gg-madone

+1 yep me too!

+1



yep me too!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,261
Posted By gg-madone

I use a SKS Airbase Pro

I use a SKS Airbase Pro
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,280
Posted By gg-madone

I redrilled my Bont Vaypors about a 1/2 inch...

I redrilled my Bont Vaypors about a 1/2 inch backward. I do not notice any flex but Bont says you are allowed to.
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