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Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By digitoast

That's also what I thought until I saw this...

That's also what I thought until I saw this (link) (http://www.giant.co.jp/giant08/bike_datail.php?p_id=R0211026&action=outline) some time ago...:cry: :bang:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,549
Posted By digitoast

I bought one in 2006 and used it while saving up...

I bought one in 2006 and used it while saving up for a Garmin. In the 3-4 weeks (500-600mi give or take) that I had the computer, I had absolutely no problems with sensors, speed misreads, etc. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-08, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By digitoast

Saris link with video concerning the ant+sport...

Saris link with video concerning the ant+sport upgrade (http://www.saris.com/athletes/CommentView,guid,c23a1c7c-7059-4068-9f22-c0b931e27920.aspx)
No idea when we consumers will actually be able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By digitoast

I would strongly suggest using only the Jammer or...

I would strongly suggest using only the Jammer or T2 variants unless you are planning on flipping the seatpost head. Reason being that those bars are easier to get you into a correct aero position...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 30,424
Posted By digitoast

Indeed, it is Schleck...

Indeed, it is Schleck (http://www.csc.com/mms/cycling/en/mcs/mcs163/displayMcs.jsp?id=1446). =)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 30,424
Posted By digitoast

I'm not sure if this is entirely correct, but the...

I'm not sure if this is entirely correct, but the wristband/cycling aspect of HTFU started when Stuart O'Grady (in the above photo) made a bunch of them for his CSC teammates.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 30,424
Posted By digitoast

harden the ___ up =)

harden the ___ up =)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By digitoast

Already a thread in the racing forum :) ...

Already a thread in the racing forum :)
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=329982
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By digitoast

WSD pumps are legitimate if you ask me. The...

WSD pumps are legitimate if you ask me. The shorter pumps change the mechanical advantage needed to push the pump down for those last few critical inches. There have been posts in the past about...
04-22-08, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By digitoast

Edina if you don't want to deal with eBay, and...

Edina if you don't want to deal with eBay, and want the PT now. eBay/craigslist if you're willing to hold out for deals. I snagged (from ebay) a dimpled zipp 303 wheelset with wireless/sl2.4 hub...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,543
Posted By digitoast

For your drivetrain, take a look at this =) ...

For your drivetrain, take a look at this =)
http://probikekit.com/display.php?code=B3032
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-08, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By digitoast

You use something like a loofah sponge to remove...

You use something like a loofah sponge to remove all the dead skin off of your body - generally once a week. It's even more ideal to do it before you shave. With all the dead skin gone not only do...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-08, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By digitoast

Exfoliating helps =) And if it's already...

Exfoliating helps =)

And if it's already itching that bad after "just shaving"... then perhaps you should be saving your alcohol for when day ~2-3 hits.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By digitoast

Doesn't work with my PTSL2.4. Support is another...

Doesn't work with my PTSL2.4. Support is another year off last I read (somewhere in the wattage group). Since PT compatibility is the main reason I bought a 705, I returned my "early adopter"...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-08, 12:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By digitoast

The Blackburn Delphi and Neuro 4.0-6.0 series...

The Blackburn Delphi and Neuro 4.0-6.0 series have backlighting + everything else you want. They're pretty cheap (<$50) if you look around.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By digitoast

As long as you're enjoying yourself (and the...

As long as you're enjoying yourself (and the wheels), then who cares what anyone else thinks?
03-17-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,035
Posted By digitoast

Weekly Crit For Me -Food/Water -Sunglasses,...

Weekly Crit
For Me
-Food/Water
-Sunglasses, Shoes, Helmet, Vest, Jacket, Warmers, Gloves, Shoe Covers...etc (you get the idea)
-Towel
-First Aide Kit, box of Tegaderm
For the Bike
-Computer...
03-17-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,168
Posted By digitoast

I was :). Soloist Team / Utah Kit. Got dropped...

I was :). Soloist Team / Utah Kit. Got dropped maybe 18min or so into the race though... sucks riding with a bum ankle. Lost three months of training due to a sprain and I messed it up again while...
03-17-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,168
Posted By digitoast

The numbers are called race plates. Some of the...

The numbers are called race plates. Some of the local races in Utah (http://utahcritseries.com/) have their own point/tracking system for the entire season if you're a plate holder. The plates do...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,189
Posted By digitoast

I had one of the topeak folding stands but ended...

I had one of the topeak folding stands but ended up craigslisting it a day after it shipped in... It wouldn't work with my Cervelo's aero downtube, and was just too wobbly for me to take seriously...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-08, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By digitoast

We've never used the nashbar jerseys at Utah. ...

We've never used the nashbar jerseys at Utah. Those nashbar kits are a thing that have been licensed by the university for profit sales in which the university is given a cut. Actual usac/ncca kits...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,848
Posted By digitoast

Do you really value material over engineering /...

Do you really value material over engineering / R&D? I'm saying that because aluminum or not, the Soloist Team is easily comparable (if not far superior) than equivalent priced CF bikes. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,292
Posted By digitoast

I've only seen status updates through email for...

I've only seen status updates through email for previous purchases on rare occasions of 1+ week ship times. I typically just see an email the day that the item arrives, or sometimes I don't even...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-08, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,152
Posted By digitoast

Well, I have a set of the Ritchey Tubulars as...

Well, I have a set of the Ritchey Tubulars as well as my custom Flashpoints. My Flashpoints actually feel more stiff than the Ritchey Tubulars - which are rebranded 404 rims. I believe that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-08, 10:17 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,292
Posted By digitoast

Mine arrived this morning 03/05 with REI...

Mine arrived this morning 03/05 with REI ship-to-store. Looks like my lunch break is going to be near my local REI. $520+taxes isn't too shabby (I get an additional 5% return for using their VISA...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,152
Posted By digitoast

3 - three whole grams weight of difference per...

3 - three whole grams weight of difference per rim...

In any case, I built mine up with 24/28 lacing to White hubs and train & group/charity ride on. They can't really be beat for the cost. With...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By digitoast

Maybe the OP meant duathlon where you run, bike,...

Maybe the OP meant duathlon where you run, bike, then run again?
03-03-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By digitoast

Race list/calendar for Colorado?

I'm planning ahead for a few weeks in CO this summer and am wondering if there's a list similar to what Utah has setup?
http://www.cyclingutah.com/html/roadracingcalendar.html

Thanks :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,292
Posted By digitoast

Thanks for the side-by-side with the 305 and 705...

Thanks for the side-by-side with the 305 and 705 =)

Also, did the 705 inherit any of the forerunner display options? Like pace (minute-miles)?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,292
Posted By digitoast

Extra love for you if you post photos too! :D ...

Extra love for you if you post photos too! :D I'm still patiently waiting for mine to ship-to-store (didn't want to pay shipping on top of tax).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By digitoast

Check out the Schwinn Peloton that Performance...

Check out the Schwinn Peloton that Performance just listed today for $1.1k. Schwinn's carbon frames are made by Giant and simply rebranded. I was eyeing the frame earlier this morning and decided...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By digitoast

While the aluminum soloist is definitely not...

While the aluminum soloist is definitely not super stiff like the carbon soloist, I personally can't feel enough of a difference to justify the (nearly) 3x price difference on the carbon frame. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By digitoast

http://www.cervelo.com/bikes.aspx?bike=SLT2008 ...

http://www.cervelo.com/bikes.aspx?bike=SLT2008

It's been offered as early as 2004 (in a blue color scheme) IIRC. My soloist team sits around 17.5lb kitted up with Ultegra. It rides very similar...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By digitoast

I have about 5mm difference between my two legs...

I have about 5mm difference between my two legs as well. With each pedal stroke, the difference was causing my right knee to move from side to side instead of along a plane perpendicular to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By digitoast

The mapping ability hasn't really appealed to me,...

The mapping ability hasn't really appealed to me, but who knows - maybe I'll use it and like it. My primary interest in a 705 is to pair it up with a powertap sl2.4 (even though no official support...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-08, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By digitoast

Some coaching services sell powermeters to their...

Some coaching services sell powermeters to their clients at wholesale.

If you were to just sign up for a single month of coaching, it probably wouldn't be more than $100-200. That plus wholesale...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By digitoast

Garmin Edge 705 - is the deluxe kit worth the $$$?

Is the Mapsource Navigator card really worth paying extra for?

With the REI 15% coupon floating around (and my REI credit card that returns an additional 5% off), I'm highly tempted to bite on the...
02-29-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By digitoast

NBC televises certain cycling events throughout...

NBC televises certain cycling events throughout the year. The US Open Nationals (I think that's what it's called) is broadcast on OTA DTV each year. They probably have a list somewhere if you look...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-08, 05:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,431
Posted By digitoast

That girl on the left was pretty bad during TV...

That girl on the left was pretty bad during TV coverage too. She never got much closer than the photo shows. Either she was very unenthusiastic about being a podium girl, or was too short to reach...
02-27-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By digitoast

Was it KU for the last three years? I seem to...

Was it KU for the last three years? I seem to recall Nats being at one of the UCs two years ago.

Edit: nevermind... UC Davis was national champs two years ago; that's why I was confused =)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By digitoast

IIRC they're rebadged Fuji bikes. Supposedly...

IIRC they're rebadged Fuji bikes. Supposedly great bang for the buck (even if you pay more for the Fuji branded ones). Bicycling mag did a full article on a Douglas last year and it was quite a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,431
Posted By digitoast

It's the very first blog entry (Ivy's League)...

It's the very first blog entry (Ivy's League) with the youtube video . . .
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-08, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By digitoast

Pretty sure it's this (link...

Pretty sure it's this (link (http://www.kryptonitelock.com/Products/ProductDetail.aspx?cid=1001&scid=1001&pid=1118)) on Kryptonite's own website. 2/7 security rating...

Maybe I'll pick up two so...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By digitoast

If it's your first bike, my suggestion is to just...

If it's your first bike, my suggestion is to just be on a lookout for what feels the most comfortable and natural to you. Make sure that the shops are giving you a say in the tire PSI though - some...
02-27-08, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,361
Posted By digitoast

1.) Team discount - cost. Nothing else . . ....

1.) Team discount - cost.

Nothing else . . . Can't really beat a sponsorship giving you the chance to build up a (correctly fitting) name-brand frame w/ new duraace group. All for a cost far...
02-25-08, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By digitoast

I'm assuming you're looking at Cs? In any case,...

I'm assuming you're looking at Cs? In any case, expect it to be fast and a bit harder than the equivalent USAC-Category. The experience level of all C riders will be just like you'd expect from the...
02-23-08, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By digitoast

Oh I think I'm being misunderstood? I'm not...

Oh I think I'm being misunderstood? I'm not talking about keeping your forearms on the pads while being out of saddle, but rather if you grab your bullhorns and get up to do a sprint or finish off a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By digitoast

Specialized and Ritchey also make similar...

Specialized and Ritchey also make similar products. Ritchey calls them "snap on rim strips." I've been using these for a long time and have never had a problem with them. They easily pull off and...
02-23-08, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By digitoast

Aerobar armrests - do you hit your knees when out of saddle?

Just for curiosity's sake. I know the topic has been covered once or twice in the past ... but I like numbers/polls, and more definitive results.

I personally have a hell of a time riding out of...
02-22-08, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By digitoast

I've been very happy with my White H1. It isn't...

I've been very happy with my White H1. It isn't terribly costly either (compared to other boutique hubs). $100-110 is very reasonable for the quality and bling that the Whites provide.
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