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Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By drew3623

I am slowly learning how to do maintenance on my...

I am slowly learning how to do maintenance on my bikes. I just didnt want to tinker with a brand new bike incase there was something else wrong with it. Its much easier to have them look at it rather...
06-27-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,680
Posted By drew3623

Ok. Nevermind, I found out what it is. I did just...

Ok. Nevermind, I found out what it is. I did just call dish network (my provider) and I was able to upgrade to get NBC sports for one month and then it drops back down... just an fyi.
06-27-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,680
Posted By drew3623

Can someone fill me in on what you are talking...

Can someone fill me in on what you are talking about? I want to watch the TDF but I dont have NBC sports either. I am trying to find a way to watch it all, not just updates.
Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By drew3623

Campag.... does this make you feel better by...

Campag.... does this make you feel better by writing this??

To all of you who have gave me helpful adivce... thank you very much!! I appreciate it!

To all of you who have had something...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By drew3623

Ok. My wife dropped my bike off at LBS and they...

Ok. My wife dropped my bike off at LBS and they said that it was out of adjustment. He said the cable may have stretch out, but its fixed now and rides and sounds smooth. Thats good news!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By drew3623

Thanks for the replies. I did buy from a LBS....

Thanks for the replies.
I did buy from a LBS. I just called him and said to bring it in that it just needs adjustments.

As far as budget goes for the bike- My wife wasnt too happy with me...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By drew3623

Did I buy wrong bike?

I was trying to chose between a 2012 Scott Comp CR1 with Tiagra componets and a 2010 Felt F5 with 105 componets. Both were new and both full carbon. I went with the Scott because it was $400 cheaper....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By drew3623

Ill take another look at it when I get home. I...

Ill take another look at it when I get home. I have the kind that makes an "arch" for the handles. I think the clip on's were spread out too far so it was on the tape. I bought these things a while...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By drew3623

how to put on clip ons?

I bought some clip on aero bars and was wondering if there is a certain way to put them on. Are they supposed to go under the tape? They dont fit over it. If so, how am I supposed to do re tape it?...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By drew3623

is it ok to get aerobars if I have a road bike? I...

is it ok to get aerobars if I have a road bike? I should have thought of getting a tri bike before I bought this road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By drew3623

About how much do you think it would cost to...

About how much do you think it would cost to convert everyting to an integrated bar?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By drew3623

I am using them for riding to take some pressure...

I am using them for riding to take some pressure off my hands and I am also planning on doing some tri's this summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By drew3623

Aero bars

I am looking to buy a set of aerobars and I need some advice. I found some on craigslist, but it is the whole stem and bars. Im not to good with puting parts on my bike so Im not sure if I should go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By drew3623

making ticking noise when shifting

Im not too good with the whole bike part terminology.. so bare with me here. But when I am shifting it sounds like the gears are getting stuck between gears. It is mainly while shiffing from a...
03-20-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By drew3623

bike maintenance

Can anyone tell me what kind of maintenance to do on a road bike. I know u have to change the oil on a car, but what sort of stuff do you do on a bike. Im guessing there is probably something with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By drew3623

Pedal and cleat ? sorry!

I cant get the search to work on here now to look for info on this. But i am getting ready to buy some shoes and pedals and need help. I think I am going to buy the Exustar Sr231 Carbon Tri Shoe and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By drew3623

Ok.. the fit is the other problem. I was going to...

Ok.. the fit is the other problem. I was going to go by the shoe match on the shimano site. I went to a LBS and they are moving into another building so they didnt have shoes out to try on. Im not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By drew3623

Im looking online at two pairs; Exustar Sr231...

Im looking online at two pairs; Exustar Sr231 Carbon Tri Shoe reg. $180 on sale for $60 or Shimano RO85 Road Shoe reg $100 on sale for $50. I am a beginner so I dont need anything expensive right...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By drew3623

road vs. tri shoes?

What is the difference between road shoes and tri shoes. The road has 3 straps and the tri only has 1. I am looking to buy my first pair of shoes. I am planning on doing a trialthon this summer.. not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By drew3623

yeah. Ill go to the LBS and get ideas and then...

yeah. Ill go to the LBS and get ideas and then order them of the net. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By drew3623

internet or LBS?

I am looking to buy a pair of shoes and pedals, but this is my first pair and I dont know much about them. Im not sure if I should get them of the net to find them cheaper or if I should just go to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By drew3623

How much Lances bike cost?

How much do you think the pro's bikes cost? Someone like Lance Armstrong's? A couple buddies and I at work is trying to figure this out.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By drew3623

couple ?'s re shoes/pedals

I am looking for my first pair of shoes and pedals. The problem is, Im not sure what to look for. I tried on a pair at the LBS, so I have an idea of the size. But, when looking for both, does any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By drew3623

Advice on New bike?

Right now I have a Scott AFD 303 and Im thinking about upgrading. I am looking at a Trek 1000 and a Giant TCR2. Do you think these are a good upgrade? The Trek is $575 and the Giant is $750. Please...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By drew3623

Comedians huh? lol. I guess i shouldnt have asked...

Comedians huh? lol. I guess i shouldnt have asked these questions. I didnt know if any one else has ever competed in one and if you wore biking shorts or regular addidas style shorts?
08-26-08, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By drew3623

Lockblocks??

This might be a stupid question, but is a lockblock the actual name for mount? Is it something that is already put togather at a strore or something that you make yourself?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By drew3623

apparel for biathlon

I am competing in a biathlon next weekend. It is a 5 mile run and 22 mile bike on rolling hills. Does anyone have any opinions on what I should wear? I dont have any cycling gear, but I can buy some.
08-16-08, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By drew3623

Yeah I probably need to get fitted. Thanks for...

Yeah I probably need to get fitted. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By drew3623

Color of bike

Does anyone else want to get a new bike mostly because they do not like the color? Or is this stupid? I have a 1995 Scott AFD 303. It is an olive green color. If you google it you will see what color...
08-15-08, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By drew3623

Handle bar tape

Ive been having some pain in my hands while riding and was thinking about putting some gell tape on my handle bars. Is it pretting simple to put tape on? Any suggestions on what tape to get? Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By drew3623

batteries for Fenix L2D

Im going to buy some rechargable batteries for my Fenix L2D. Is there specific rechargables I need to get? or will any work?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By drew3623

Do any of these prices look reasonable? Sigma...

Do any of these prices look reasonable?
Sigma Sport
model 906 for $35.00, model 1106 for
$45.00 and model 1600 for $55.00.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By drew3623

do you remember how much you paid for your sigma...

do you remember how much you paid for your sigma sport? Which model do you have?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By drew3623

Is there any disadvantages to having wireless?

Is there any disadvantages to having wireless?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-08, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By drew3623

help with choosing cyclometer

Im looking to buy a new cyclometer. If possible less than $50. Here are the features I would like it to have: speed (mph)
trip distance
total distance
time
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By drew3623

suggestions for handlebar stem

I think Im going to buy a shorter stem for my handle bars to try to decrease my reach. Does anyone have any suggestions on what kind to buy? Brand? Desighn? Also, is there a difference in weights of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,904
Posted By drew3623

Cool. Thanks. I just wasnt sure if I should buy...

Cool. Thanks. I just wasnt sure if I should buy off the internet or go to a store. But Ill go to the store
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-08, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,904
Posted By drew3623

Is there different sizes? Or are they adjustable?

Is there different sizes? Or are they adjustable?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,904
Posted By drew3623

helmet ?

Do all of you wear helmets? I have only been riding for about a year now and nothing competitve and I never wear a helmet. I probably should though.. huh

What kind of helmet do you think I should...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By drew3623

thanks

thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,777
Posted By drew3623

I probably check it out. Thanks.

I probably check it out. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 06:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,777
Posted By drew3623

Is the Fenix made for a bike or did you rig...

Is the Fenix made for a bike or did you rig something up for it?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,777
Posted By drew3623

When I ride at night, its only for 1-1.5 hours....

When I ride at night, its only for 1-1.5 hours. Nothin much.

I didnt realize that there are lights that are over $100. Is there any cheaper. Like around $30-40. Or I might just have to buck up.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By drew3623

I use toe clips because some of the riding I do...

I use toe clips because some of the riding I do is in the city. My Scott does have STI shifters. Ill check out the calculator. Ill let you know what it says. Thanks.

jeff: how should the seat be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,777
Posted By drew3623

Headlight for Night riding

Does anyone know of any good headlights? I bought a cheap one from Wal-Mart, but its not bright enough. I ride on alot of streets that are dark and I need a strong enoughl light to see pot holes or...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By drew3623

My Scott is in good shape. The only thing I dont...

My Scott is in good shape. The only thing I dont like about it is that it puts alot of pressure on my palms. It feels like my hands keep cramping up. Any Ideas on what causes it? Other than that Im...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By drew3623

What do you thing about this upgrade?

Alright. Im pretty much new to cycling. I dont race, but love to go on long rides and maybe eventually getting into racing. I am cureently riding a 1995 Scott AFD 303. I know, nothing special. Ive...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 02:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,776
Posted By drew3623

Does anyone wear them to reduce the amount of...

Does anyone wear them to reduce the amount of pressure on your palms. When I ride my palms begin to hurt. Someone told me today that if I get gloves with gel padding it would stop the pain. Any...
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