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Forum: Northeast
08-12-10, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By crash13

Jim Thorpe, PA Mountain Biking - The American Standard

I just recently relocated to the East Coast and will be mountain biking in Jim Thorpe this weekend for the first time. I'll be riding a trail called, The American Standard, and was wondering if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-09, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,945
Posted By crash13

I have to agree...they grip like crazy. Only,...

I have to agree...they grip like crazy. Only, they don't last very long. However, that seems to true in most sports that require a soft-sticky rubber tire. Great traction, not so great wear life. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-09, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,945
Posted By crash13

Just switched from Michelin Pro Race 2's and 3's...

Just switched from Michelin Pro Race 2's and 3's to Conti 4000 S's
Not looking back. Conti makes a great tire, especially at the PBK price.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,805
Posted By crash13

[QUOTE=robncircus;9716916]i had the same issue...

[QUOTE=robncircus;9716916]i had the same issue with my WCS. Like a noodle. So I bought this:

http://www.excelsports.com/image/PRO%20Vibe%20Stem%20Alloy%20Thor%20H%20Series.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By crash13

I went from the Alias to the Toupe....one of the...

I went from the Alias to the Toupe....one of the best decisions of my life.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,834
Posted By crash13

My 2010 Tarmac Pro SL rocks as much as my Look...

My 2010 Tarmac Pro SL rocks as much as my Look 595.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By crash13

I've got the fairing...no noise at all.

I've got the fairing...no noise at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By crash13

which components and wheels are you currently...

which components and wheels are you currently using?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,978
Posted By crash13

Specialized Roubaix tape Super comfy and it...

Specialized Roubaix tape
Super comfy and it stretches nicely
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By crash13

I'm not sure how familiar you are with root...

I'm not sure how familiar you are with root canals, but if not done correctly, you'll be back in a world of hurt. I've had two. The first went smoothly, no pain during or after the procedure. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-09, 01:40 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,004
Posted By crash13

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=118319&d=1252983899 (http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=118319&d=1252983899)

Anyone else notice the guy in the back of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,152
Posted By crash13

I felt like that a few months ago and put on...

I felt like that a few months ago and put on 20lbs. I'm back on and lost about 5 already. The scale is definitely the biggest motivator!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-09, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By crash13

I'll take a Les Paul over a Strat Rival over...

I'll take a Les Paul over a Strat
Rival over Ultegra
Burger over a hot dog
Ford over Chevy
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By crash13

Yes, a Thompson Masterpiece ftw!

Yes, a Thompson Masterpiece ftw!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By crash13

I just built up a '10 Tarmac Pro SL frame and...

I just built up a '10 Tarmac Pro SL frame and must say it is certainly on par with my Look 595! I owned an 07 Tarmac and can tell you, the new frame design is heads and shoulders above it. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,446
Posted By crash13

You mean my lighter cranks aren't the reason I...

You mean my lighter cranks aren't the reason I beat KUDUDE up a hill?

I love this thread so much, I just wanted to be a part of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,355
Posted By crash13

Damn I'm proud to be a Pennsylvanian! I can't...

Damn I'm proud to be a Pennsylvanian!
I can't wait to trade the hills of Northern CA for the hills of PA!
Not to mention the fact that I can't get a real slice of pizza out here!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By crash13

My friend's ES's haven't been a problem for him...

My friend's ES's haven't been a problem for him either....until he got hit by a car.[/QUOTE]

They will be replaced with a set of SL Premiums! Oh yeah, new frame too!
I've had zero problems with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 75,679
Posted By crash13

Thx Ninja! Actually, I just installed RED...

Thx Ninja!
Actually, I just installed RED shifters. I like the look of them, but functionally they are very similar to Force. Perhaps, when prices come down and the budget allows, I may upgrade...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 75,679
Posted By crash13

Here's my addition to the list of sub 15's...

Here's my addition to the list of sub 15's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-08, 12:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,823
Posted By crash13

I bet the muscle in my ass would have richoted...

I bet the muscle in my ass would have richoted that BB right back in the eye of the shooter!

Seriously tho...this type of behavior angers me. I deal with jackass Bay Area drivers on almost every...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 08:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,052
Posted By crash13

I went fom Force shifters to RED Shifters. The...

I went fom Force shifters to RED Shifters. The only thing I noticed was the unnecessary trim in the big ring...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By crash13

I had the same issue happen on my Tarmac. I took...

I had the same issue happen on my Tarmac. I took it back to the shop and had a few mechanics look at it. They said all was good. I've put well over 1000 miles on the frame since, with no problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,745
Posted By crash13

Here's my 595... I'm waiting for my LOOK bottle...

Here's my 595...
I'm waiting for my LOOK bottle cages to come in. I just put RED shifters on and a new Toupe saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,842
Posted By crash13

This was the reason I originally posted my...

This was the reason I originally posted my comment, to save someone a few bucks...Go with the Force young Skywalker....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By crash13

My numbness was cured by the Toupe non-gel...

My numbness was cured by the Toupe non-gel saddle. I now own a couple of them and have no problem paying the high dollar price tag.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,842
Posted By crash13

Thanks Smoke. Maybe I have to put a few more...

Thanks Smoke.
Maybe I have to put a few more miles on these things.
Do you find that the trim on the big ring is advantageous?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,438
Posted By crash13

White Saddle + White Tape = Correct!

White Saddle + White Tape = Correct!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,842
Posted By crash13

Just got RED...I want my Force back!

I have to be honest, there is little to no difference between the two.
The Red shifters look great, but the levers are painted black...I like the look of the naked carbon on the Force shifters...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By crash13

Bellisimo! Full ride report once its built! ...

Bellisimo!
Full ride report once its built!
As a fellow LOOK owner, I know this thing will not dissapoint!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,424
Posted By crash13

I have to agree, the seat is a little much for...

I have to agree, the seat is a little much for me. But I like sseing personal style and flair put into a build.

Funny story...
I've heard of a couple of stories of the top tube cracking when...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 10:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,424
Posted By crash13

Love it! Great build!

Love it!
Great build!
04-09-08, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By crash13

Sounds like a plan Noffy. Lay off the...

Sounds like a plan Noffy.
Lay off the marshmallows and cheap beer this week...
04-09-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By crash13

Signed up for E5 RR... However, I may have to...

Signed up for E5 RR...
However, I may have to bail due to work.
Doh!

Just in case, I'll be over there training this weekend. Caroll Rd. climb is too much fun to pass up!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-08, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By crash13

I'm running the Hushovd model bar and stem on my...

I'm running the Hushovd model bar and stem on my LOOK 595 and love them. These are the best bars I've tried and they're quite inexpensive. The entire top of the bar is oversized, so it makes a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-08, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,681
Posted By crash13

Yeah, tell'm you want this! What actually...

Yeah, tell'm you want this!
What actually happened to the frame? I just bought a 595 so I'm interested in their replacement warranty.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-08, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 20,978
Posted By crash13

I have several bikes hanging by one wheel in my...

I have several bikes hanging by one wheel in my garage by the red hooks you can buy at home stores such as Home Depot or Lowe's. They also sell wall-mounted single hooks specifically desinged for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By crash13

I've heard good things from the guys at the shop...

I've heard good things from the guys at the shop with a Dura-Ace front and Red Shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By crash13

http://pro-bikegear.com/publish/content/pro_site/s...

http://pro-bikegear.com/publish/content/pro_site/sbx/Pro_Landing/EN/Products.bmimage.320.240.2f6d656469612f70726f2f70726f647563742f696d616765732f50523332303235362d372d385f76315f6d353635373735363938333...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By crash13

You are correct it is an "Origin." I rode an...

You are correct it is an "Origin." I rode an "Ultra" at the end of last year, but don't remember much about the ride quality. It was definately stiff but so is the "Origin." You'd probably need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By crash13

They had a Red/Black 586 at the shop. I was...

They had a Red/Black 586 at the shop. I was actually debating between the 2 frames. The lugged 595 won out over the monocoque 586!
The toupe is a great saddle, I've tried others, but the toupe is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By crash13

I still own a couple of Specialized bikes, but I...

I still own a couple of Specialized bikes, but I suppose an avatar change is due anyway...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By crash13

Good spot, the stem in 110. After reviewing the...

Good spot, the stem in 110. After reviewing the geometry between the L and XL, it was determined that the L would fit me much better. I can go into details if you'd like as far as my personal specs...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,246
Posted By crash13

New Bike LOOK 595

After a bit of research and a great deal from the LBS I ride for, I picked up the 595 last weekend and was able to put about 200 miles on it so far. This is an incredible bike! It handles,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,312
Posted By crash13

The should call it "Merkin" inseated of...

The should call it "Merkin" inseated of "Too-pay."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merkin
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By crash13

I just built up a LOOK 595 with all Force, but I...

I just built up a LOOK 595 with all Force, but I ordered RED shifters to replace the Force shifters. This seems like an economical compromise between the groups.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,215
Posted By crash13

I put a Thomson Masterpiece on my carbon bike and...

I put a Thomson Masterpiece on my carbon bike and absolutely love it! And, it was lighter than the carpon post the bike was originally equipped with.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,688
Posted By crash13

SRAM Force and Ultegra SL....I'd take Force ...

SRAM Force and Ultegra SL....I'd take Force
SRAM Rival and Ultegra SL...I'd take Force

I just helped a buddy build up a bike with Ultegra SL... I was pleasantly surprised at how close to DA the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-07, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,516
Posted By crash13

+2 for the Norelco Body Groom It doesn't get...

+2 for the Norelco Body Groom
It doesn't get the legs as smooth as a razor, but it does a much quicker and less messy job.
I use it in between razor shaves...
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