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12-07-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 19,591
Posted By asmallsol

Their was a cult following with two wheel tango...

Their was a cult following with two wheel tango as their is with any local bike shop. From talking to former employees at the shop at yesterday's auction, the main reason was the rapid expansion. A...
09-02-11, 06:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By asmallsol

XT Ice Centerlock Rotors and Hayes Stroker brakes Fail

I picked up some wheels that had centerlock hubs, so I decided to go with the XT ICE rotors as shown here...
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-11, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10,234
Views: 2,678,180
Posted By asmallsol

Figured I post a pic of mine in its natural...

Figured I post a pic of mine in its natural environment...

196596

^ click to enlarge.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-11, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By asmallsol

Although not the lightest, open pros would be...

Although not the lightest, open pros would be (are) my choice. I run them on all my bikes because they are nice and strong, and when a spoke or nipple does break, no matter where you are, you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-11, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By asmallsol

My team is riding the CAAD10 this year. I pick...

My team is riding the CAAD10 this year. I pick mine up on Wednesday
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 07:46 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,154
Posted By asmallsol

10x may be a stretch, but if you go out to some...

10x may be a stretch, but if you go out to some races with some high end carbon wheel (unless they are the new zipp 303's designed for classics like that) they'll crack instantly. (keep in mind, cone...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,154
Posted By asmallsol

Never? What is your definition of "Performance"?...

Never? What is your definition of "Performance"? Stiffer? Well Rival cranks are stiffer then the Red Cranks. Same with ultegra vs Dura ace. Cleaner shifting? Not always. Look at how many pros run...
09-27-10, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,187,526
Posted By asmallsol

Out of commission for some time now. Broke my big...

Out of commission for some time now. Broke my big toe this weekend, and pinning will be needed. Boo.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-10, 04:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,062
Posted By asmallsol

Is that just a standard or compact crank? If you...

Is that just a standard or compact crank? If you plan on racing cross, your going to want to pick up a true cross crank. With that set up, you will never get into the big ring. Super nice bike though.
08-15-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By asmallsol

when it slows and bunches up, thats where you...

when it slows and bunches up, thats where you have to make an attack, hopefully from around mid pack.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By asmallsol

The problem with that one is there is no data...

The problem with that one is there is no data logging, so although you see power, you can't analyze it later. You can pick up a wired powertap for around 500 bucks these days. As for trainers, I...
08-02-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,338
Posted By asmallsol

hmm, this thread has got gears spinning....

hmm, this thread has got gears spinning....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 22,874
Posted By asmallsol

So you guys don't have the yellow line rule?

So you guys don't have the yellow line rule?
08-02-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,283,831
Posted By asmallsol

It is, the Garmin 500. Pure crap, and garmin...

It is, the Garmin 500. Pure crap, and garmin knows about it. (although they did just release a new firmware update, and hopefully it will solve the issues that everyone has with it. (freezing,...
08-01-10, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,283,831
Posted By asmallsol

The bars are FSA K force light, the stem is an...

The bars are FSA K force light, the stem is an ITM forged Lite luxe. Just something that works and is semi light.
08-01-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,283,831
Posted By asmallsol

Love em. I have 3 of them now. One on this, one...

Love em. I have 3 of them now. One on this, one on my cross, and one on my mountain bike



Yep, but if you look closely, they are Ultegra Sl Rings. When I bought the frame, it came with the...
08-01-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,283,831
Posted By asmallsol

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v424/asmallsol/I...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v424/asmallsol/IMG_1538.jpg

built as seen here (minus computer) for under $2500. Yea ebay.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,424
Posted By asmallsol

R Sys wheels Reynolds Razr Now the...

R Sys wheels
Reynolds Razr


Now the question is why?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By asmallsol

http://www.waze.com/blog/the-19-most-complex-and-d...

http://www.waze.com/blog/the-19-most-complex-and-dangerous-roads-in-the-world/
07-18-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 672,382
Posted By asmallsol

Tour de Burg Cat 3 race: I did rather poor...

Tour de Burg Cat 3 race:

I did rather poor in the race the day before, mainly due to crappy position/sketchy riders so today I wanted revenge. Right from the gun, I attacked. Within a lap one...
07-18-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,929
Posted By asmallsol

Remember that 3 teeth in front are equal to about...

Remember that 3 teeth in front are equal to about one tooth in back, so its like going from a 53x11 to a 53x11.33 gearing. Almost no diffrence. I got shipped a 52x39 by accident by Probikekit and I...
07-14-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By asmallsol

When do you finally turn 18? You need bigger...

When do you finally turn 18? You need bigger gearing.

BTR sucks
07-12-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By asmallsol

Wind will always be more of an issue on a TT bike...

Wind will always be more of an issue on a TT bike as your position gives you less leverage/control of the front wheel. I have skipped the 808's one race this year where my open pro's seamed too tall....
07-12-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By asmallsol

I'll have to get one in front of some Garage...

I'll have to get one in front of some Garage doors...or maybe on some cobbles. Yep, that was me. Built it up for under $2500 minus the computer. SystemSix frame, FSA carbon bars, Thomson Masterpiece...
07-11-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 672,382
Posted By asmallsol

Attacked an attack on the 2nd of 8 laps,...

Attacked an attack on the 2nd of 8 laps, resulting in a 4 man break, we dropped 2 shortly after. 2 riders bridged up later, only to drop one of them a lap later. The three of us never let up. I felt...
07-11-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By asmallsol

They're nice and stiff making them great for...

They're nice and stiff making them great for sprinting, and they are still pretty dang light (just over 1400 grams) so they are still nice and responsive. I've done 4 or 5 crits with them and love em.
07-11-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By asmallsol

I <3 my 808's

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs106.snc4/35648_686592206808_25710230_36679631_7960889_n.jpg

They rock. I'm 150 lbs, and the wind is really not an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,743
Posted By asmallsol

I hear coke has the same effect.

I hear coke has the same effect.
07-03-10, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By asmallsol

Frankie Andreu lives in the Detroit Metro area....

Frankie Andreu lives in the Detroit Metro area. In the spring, we have an early training series which he showed up to once back when he was still riding professionally. When the field took off, he...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By asmallsol

I will never buy a garmin again. I've had a 305,...

I will never buy a garmin again. I've had a 305, 705 and a 500. The 500 worked ok for the first month I had it, but then all of a sudden it started doing the stuff your seeing. Call garmin and get it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,389
Posted By asmallsol

You could use acetone with really no ill effects....

You could use acetone with really no ill effects. Epoxy is pretty much chemically inert.
06-26-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,819
Posted By asmallsol

Ha yep, I'm up here right now. Although this...

Ha yep, I'm up here right now. Although this isn't really my weekend. I did lumberjack 100 last weekend and I'm feeling a bit gassed. I'm glad we have 2 weeks until our next race. I did get third in...
06-23-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,819
Posted By asmallsol

Your game plan. Risky attack or pack fodder sprinter?

So what's your racing tactics. This year, I am feeling extremely strong in the threes, and I can honestly say I'm one of the stronger guys in the field. I'm both a good sprinter but can bridge gaps...
06-15-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By asmallsol

It snaps back. Here it is a few milliseconds...

It snaps back. Here it is a few milliseconds later...

http://velonews.competitor.com/files/2010/06/000_Par3300778-610x510.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By asmallsol

Headset spacesrs stuck on steer tube

So I bought a system six frame/fork off ebay over the winter. It had two of the giant spacers already on the steer tube, however since it was in about the same height as I normally ride, I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-10, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By asmallsol

Thanks, I'll have to read that. Looks like he did...

Thanks, I'll have to read that. Looks like he did a great write up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By asmallsol

anyone use a bathroom scale that connects to your computer

So I was talking with my buddy about how I need a bathroom scale. I see that some scales now have ANT+ to connect with certain garmin watches, and will then transfer it onto your computer when you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By asmallsol

I have the 500, it sucks. There is a known...

I have the 500, it sucks. There is a known problem with the 500 that it will randomly delete/not save/sync entire rides. Out of the 24 rides I did in May, 4 synced. I called garmin and they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,597
Posted By asmallsol

May Miles Thread

Post em up

922 miles, 47 Hrs of saddle time, mixed between road, races, mountain and commuting.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,335
Posted By asmallsol

My buddy has the exact same bike post in the...

My buddy has the exact same bike post in the original picture. His is also a triple. It was just the 2002 5200 with Postal Service Replica colors. Just like you can get the lowest end Felt with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,524
Posted By asmallsol

carb boom is what I like. A ton of retailers have...

carb boom is what I like. A ton of retailers have them such as...

http://www.epwrshop.com/Carb-Boom-Energy-Gels-24-Pak-p33.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By asmallsol

Mine is a bit higher then 250, but for the price,...

Mine is a bit higher then 250, but for the price, its a great race stead.

2500 bucks

zipp 808 tubbies's
Cannondale System six frame
Ultegra SL componets
Thomson Masterpiece seatpost Selle...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,009
Posted By asmallsol

are the 7900 pads compatible with 7800 stuff?

are the 7900 pads compatible with 7800 stuff?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,508
Posted By asmallsol

you can always make your own with an old set of...

you can always make your own with an old set of cleats and some plastic or wood
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,046
Posted By asmallsol

only the higher end tubes are Latex (normally...

only the higher end tubes are Latex (normally colored) your standard black tubes are butyl rubber
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,583
Posted By asmallsol

One thing that can happen is if your tires are...

One thing that can happen is if your tires are kinda sticky and you don't have any talcum power on the tube, when you put the tube in, it may bunch up and when you pump the tube up, it tends to blow...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By asmallsol

really? Carbon bikes have been mainstream for...

really? Carbon bikes have been mainstream for over a decade. Besides crashes, carbon bikes don't just break. Aluminum bikes fatigue and eventually crack (material property, as bike is stress,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By asmallsol

They make spray paint for plastic parts. Just...

They make spray paint for plastic parts. Just pick up some of that, clean the unit really well with Isopropanol (rubbing alcohol) tape everything off you don't want painted (using a razor blade helps...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-10, 03:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,543
Posted By asmallsol

call up compeditive cyclist and see what they...

call up compeditive cyclist and see what they say. They have good service from what i've heard.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 04:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,443
Posted By asmallsol

for those who have the 500, make sure you have...

for those who have the 500, make sure you have the newest firmwarm update, as the old one did not have breadcrumb, while this one does.
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