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Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-15, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By dennisa

Have you considered Soul Wheels? Sean is a great...

Have you considered Soul Wheels? Sean is a great guy to work with with a really great price point compared to many of the big names like Mavic, Rolf, Shimano etc... I hacve a set of the S30.sl's...
11-19-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By dennisa

I'll remember to be more conscious of water...

I'll remember to be more conscious of water consumption on my ride this weekend. We'll see what happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-14, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By dennisa

Hydration before and after are no different than...

Hydration before and after are no different than in the past. I guess it may be slightly possible on the ride I might not be drinking as much. My last two weekend rides I went though 3/4 to 1 bottle....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By dennisa

Cold Weather Riding Causing Muscle Soreness?

Pardon the xpost but w/ lots of view and no comments thought I might get some feedback from this group.

Backstory
Over the warmer months I have routinely been riding 325-450miles per month. I was...
11-17-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By dennisa

Muscle Soreness Due to Cold Weather?

Backstory
Over the warmer months I have routinely been riding 325-450miles per month. I was able to commute to work 3-4 days a week and able to get in 40-50 treks on the weekends. In October my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,079
Posted By dennisa

My 2010 CAAD9-5 came stock with 25mm when I...

My 2010 CAAD9-5 came stock with 25mm when I bought it.
08-12-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By dennisa

I'm on the same bike just had a pro fit done at...

I'm on the same bike just had a pro fit done at my local shop. But you bring up a very good point. Before my new fit my saddle was set a lot more forward on the rails. Now I'm farther back and there...
08-11-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By dennisa

Question Fit Effect on Hill etc...

Long story short. Bought my CAAD9 my local shop set me up with a rough fit. I read many threads on fit, websites etc.. Thought I set myself up pretty well. I had a full bike fit done at my local shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By dennisa

Have a look at Soul wheels. S O U L: Between You...

Have a look at Soul wheels. S O U L: Between You and the Road (http://2013.bikesoul.com/) I've been on a set of Soul S3.0sl's for about 2.5 years. They have not even needed to be trued up over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By dennisa

Thanks for the feedback all. I'll keep an eye on...

Thanks for the feedback all. I'll keep an eye on it next time I'm at the shop I'll have someone look at it as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By dennisa

It's not creased, more of a circular impression.

It's not creased, more of a circular impression.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By dennisa

CAAD9, Dent in Top Tube Q?

So one of my lovely cats decided to use my bike as a springboard knocking it over and it fell on my trainer. The top tube has a dent in it. I wouldn't call it a ding but a dent. At what point would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By dennisa

My thoughts why go really cheap for a pedal....

My thoughts why go really cheap for a pedal. You'll just end up wanting something better in the long run and you'll end up buying new pedals again. Get a set of speedplay's and a good shoe and you'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By dennisa

It's worth the trip to the LBS. e.g. I was...

It's worth the trip to the LBS. e.g. I was speaking to one of the sales guys at my LBS to give them a heads up a friend o mine was looking for a bike but couldn't afford much. They had a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,713
Posted By dennisa

Caad9 w105 came stock with the DX10 changed it...

Caad9 w105 came stock with the DX10 changed it out after about 1500mi. when I changed my cassette when I started using new wheels with a Sram 1070 as my local shop did not have an KMC's in stock. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,532
Posted By dennisa

I can attest to it's not the bike it's the...

I can attest to it's not the bike it's the engine. I had the chance yesterday after work on a group ride, sponsored by a local bike shop, to take out a Raleigh Militis 3 for ~30 miles ride. Very...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By dennisa

Rode Sunday started out a bit on the chili side...

Rode Sunday started out a bit on the chili side but overall we had a pretty good ride 40mi with about 3600ft of climbing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-12, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By dennisa

I had a similar problem when using an inexpensive...

I had a similar problem when using an inexpensive SPD type shoes. The sole had a lot of flex and the contact area under the ball of my foot was quite narrow. It wasn't a problem until about the 15m...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,453
Posted By dennisa

interestingly enough, I switched from 25mm to...

interestingly enough, I switched from 25mm to 23mm and can't say that the ride quality has degraded
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By dennisa

Give yourself a slightly larger budget of $125...

Give yourself a slightly larger budget of $125 and get yourself a set of Speedplays Zero's or Light Action
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,637
Posted By dennisa

I completely agree with the above comment. I had...

I completely agree with the above comment. I had a KMC that I wore out. Bike shop ordered the wrong chain gave me a SRAM PC-1070 at a hefty discount as compensation. I have never had so much trouble...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By dennisa

Managed to squeak in a 50mi ride at an endurance...

Managed to squeak in a 50mi ride at an endurance pace keeping power output around 200watts yesterday. Started out a little brisk at 34F and finished with a lovely spring like day at 61F. Can't think...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-11, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By dennisa

I was thinking $750 myself. The owner of the LBS...

I was thinking $750 myself. The owner of the LBS said he was looking for about $800, which seems fair as it has a sigma computer (cad/hr/etc..) and spd pedals. Just have to see if I can scrape...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-11, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By dennisa

2006 Felt F5C, What's it's value??

So one of my LBS had a trade in and I'm looking for something to ride in the winter months that won't mind riding on salted roads rather than my Caad9. The guy says he'll give me an awesome deal. I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By dennisa

I was leaning toward the Saris vs the Yakima...

I was leaning toward the Saris vs the Yakima since my LBS carries it and the price is pretty competitive for a 3 bike carrier
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By dennisa

funny, I'm seriously looking for some decent...

funny, I'm seriously looking for some decent feedback
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By dennisa

Yakima, Thule, Saris, Trunk Mount

I'm looking for an inexpensive trunk mount to make transporting my ride a little easier along with my 6yo daughters bike. I've looked at all the comparable products each of these companies sell and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By dennisa

30's -40's Depending on if it's sunny or overcast...

30's -40's Depending on if it's sunny or overcast I basically use the following in addition to typical jersey and shorts. I'll add a based layer and/or wind breaker, knee warmers, arm warmers, light...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,696
Posted By dennisa

So far I've managed to meet 90% of my goals. I've...

So far I've managed to meet 90% of my goals. I've almost doubled by riding mileage since last year, there's only on hill climb I haven't done yet and I participated in a few crits. So I should be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,327
Posted By dennisa

Competitive nature plan an simple.

Competitive nature plan an simple.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By dennisa

In regards to to bar tape, I changed it once...

In regards to to bar tape, I changed it once about 3-4mos after I picked up the CAAD9, I slide out on a wet crosswalk painted line. Started using the Fizik tape which I really like, it's just really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By dennisa

Over the winter months I'll most likely get new...

Over the winter months I'll most likely get new bar tape. Other than it being dirty it seems to be just fine as far as bar tape goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By dennisa

Hmm, good question, I'd have to say if memory...

Hmm, good question, I'd have to say if memory serves me correctly I started using them in June, so about 700mi +/-50
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-11, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By dennisa

1.5Yrs, My CAAD9 Transformation (Before & Current)

Before
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Current
216807

I need to take a slightly better after shot when I'm at work tomorrow in front of the same garage door.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By dennisa

Arione CX, My first ride

I was originally looking at a new saddle bag since the one I currently have started eating my shorts. Started looking into the Fizik saddle bags w/ ICS and realized they only work with Fizik saddles....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By dennisa

What was your cadence during these intervals ?...

What was your cadence during these intervals ? about 110??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,347
Posted By dennisa

The Soul S3.0SL come in at 1450gr (well at least...

The Soul S3.0SL come in at 1450gr (well at least mine did) $500 shipped http://bikesoul.com/2009/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=11
07-18-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By dennisa

Thanks for all the feedback. The only reason I...

Thanks for all the feedback. The only reason I stayed in is because the race official stated any lapped riders would be pulled at 3 to go. Also when they came around and lapped me got on the back...
07-17-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By dennisa

When I got the heads up they were right behind...

When I got the heads up they were right behind use this turn in question didn't come up for almost another 1500+ m I guess in hindsight there was time a lot earlier to move right.
07-17-11, 09:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
Posted By dennisa

Got Yelled At In A Crit

So I entered another local 4/5 crit and got yelled at I feel there's nothing I could have really done differently to avoid it. I was riding with the lead group for the at least the first 8 laps. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By dennisa

Pearl Izumi Elite. on the cusp of $100 limit but...

Pearl Izumi Elite. on the cusp of $100 limit but I really do like them.
http://www.pearlizumi.com/publish/content/pi_2010/us/en/index/products/men/ride/apparel/1.-productCode-11111104.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,796
Posted By dennisa

No impact on social life other than my wife can't...

No impact on social life other than my wife can't et over the shaved legs. But I do find I drink less at parties on the weekends so I can get out and ride the next day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By dennisa

Thanks for all the great feedback. Sounds like I...

Thanks for all the great feedback. Sounds like I should take an elongation measurement. I'm still on the fence about the 25 vs 27. getting a 27 almost seems like cheating.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By dennisa

Do I Need A new Chain, New Cassette.

I'm picking up a new cassette for a new wheelset. I currently have a 12-25, was thinking about a 12-27.
Do I need to new chain in either case. I have about 1800miles on the current drive train..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By dennisa

Tifosi Light Night Fototec lenses 75%-25% light...

Tifosi Light Night Fototec lenses 75%-25% light transmission. They inexpensive and probably my best accessory purchase I've made. I can wear them in the house walk out the door into an extremely...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By dennisa

^ Thanks totally forgot that Sram is...

^ Thanks totally forgot that Sram is interchangeable with Shimano. On that note what Sram cassette is similar to 105 ?? in relation to the hierarchy of to Shimano products?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By dennisa

Cassette Q For New Wheels, Which One?

I am currently riding Shimano RS-10's with a CS-5600 12-27. I am awaiting the arrival of my new Soul wheel set and in the meantime I'm contemplating what cassette to buy for them. I know I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 10,580
Posted By dennisa

I was expecting a thread about people who ride...

I was expecting a thread about people who ride Soul wheels to be wheel suckers, but have been entertained otherwise.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-11, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By dennisa

If you're not interested in a race geometry bike...

If you're not interested in a race geometry bike I'd go with the "Cannondale Synapse (105)" even though it has Tektro brakes which doesn't satisfy your full group requirement overall it'll be a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,756
Posted By dennisa

Older Tacx Speed Breaker Rollers, parts

Most likely late 80's early 90's Tacx Speed Breaker Roller

So where can I get replacement bands for this roller?? My boss brought it into work so I
can use it but it needs bands. They have a...
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