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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,204
Posted By toshi

Ritchey Road Logic Skyline Blue

Ritchey Road Logic 2.0

http://oi66.tinypic.com/v4cnk4.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,252,106
Posted By toshi

Ritchey Road Logic ...

Ritchey Road Logic

http://oi66.tinypic.com/v4cnk4.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,204
Posted By toshi

Thanks! Foundry calls it a small 545mm ETT,...

Thanks! Foundry calls it a small 545mm ETT, 390mm reach. It's a relative "medium" in many other brands/models.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,204
Posted By toshi

http://image.ibb.co/dChG3F/image.jpg

http://image.ibb.co/dChG3F/image.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,252,106
Posted By toshi

https://68.media.tumblr.com/381993a3f9efe9dc462572...

https://68.media.tumblr.com/381993a3f9efe9dc462572324984ee6e/tumblr_okh2m9bDYK1qz7gbvo1_1280.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,204
Posted By toshi

Great point, thanks! Still working on fore-aft ...

Great point, thanks! Still working on fore-aft different STA and shorter cranks made transferring my numbers over from the other bike a little wonky for me. My guess is there will ultimately be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-17, 10:55 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,204
Posted By toshi

http://68.media.tumblr.com/381993a3f9efe9dc4625723...

http://68.media.tumblr.com/381993a3f9efe9dc462572324984ee6e/tumblr_okh2m9bDYK1qz7gbvo1_1280.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,299
Posted By toshi

Check out the tire hook on these clincher rims....

Check out the tire hook on these clincher rims. Completely flattens out. Taiwanese or Chinese?

http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh594/bruceljy/_DSC1584_.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,729
Posted By toshi

Lazer Genesis ...

Lazer Genesis (www.supplesse.com/review-lazer-genesis/)(not helium) is one of the slimmest around.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By toshi

Icy Hot and ATOMIC BAAAAAAALMMMMM...

Icy Hot and ATOMIC BAAAAAAALMMMMM (http://www.supplesse.com/review-cramer-atomic-balm/) along with a slew of others contain methyl salicylate, which is a form of aspirin. Some of it is gonna make its...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-11, 12:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,899
Posted By toshi

I gave the AirStick SL a test run, it works well...

I gave the AirStick SL a test run, it works well for what it is: a compact, light, very portable little pump. It's not fast, it will get you to ridable pressures without too much fuss. I liked it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-11, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,598
Posted By toshi

+1 for Spesh S-Works. Tested it virtually back to...

+1 for Spesh S-Works. Tested it virtually back to back against the Volt and Lazer Genesis -- it beat them both hands down for venting:

http://www.supplesse.com/review-specialized-s-works-helmet/
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By toshi

Works with the Specialized S-Works helmet too:...

Works with the Specialized S-Works helmet too: http://www.supplesse.com/review-specialized-s-works-helmet/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,224
Posted By toshi

Smith Pivlocks are great. The Pivlock v90 Max are...

Smith Pivlocks are great. The Pivlock v90 Max are pretty awesome for big coverage:

http://www.supplesse.com/review-smith-pivlock-v90-max/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,128
Posted By toshi

Assuming the Volt fits your head shape, i think...

Assuming the Volt fits your head shape, i think the retention setup, with the ability to slide the rear clasp up and down, makes it one of the comfiest, airy helmets around. Helmet weight is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-11, 06:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,638
Posted By toshi

i've had the urge to shoot cycling product lately...

i've had the urge to shoot cycling product lately (http://supplesse.tumblr.com). Fun!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-11, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By toshi

I posted a review of the romin a little while...

I posted a review of the romin a little while back. I used a 143 toupe, and the romin 143 fit nicely for me. The biggest complaint many have is the width of the nose. if you can, find a Spesh dealer...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By toshi

Sun Assaults

Guys, any thoughts on these wheels? Anyone running Sun Assault rims... how's the durability for you?...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-10, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 24,464
Posted By toshi

I used to run 42s, but I moved to 40s. Wider bars...

I used to run 42s, but I moved to 40s. Wider bars add reach to the cockpit. I was just on the edge of my fit, and narrower bars made the difference. Wider bars put a little more stress on my upper...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By toshi

Found an answer here -- thank you grasschopper:...

Found an answer here -- thank you grasschopper: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?583960-New-Specialized-Romin-Saddle
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By toshi

Toupe vs Romin: Noses

Question to those of you with Specialized Romin saddles: is the nose wider than that of a comparable (say 143mm) sized Toupe? Thank.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,087
Posted By toshi

Radars with vr50 photochromic lens... they're fab.

Radars with vr50 photochromic lens... they're fab.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,620,204
Posted By toshi

cannondale supersix 2010 ...

cannondale supersix 2010

http://velospace.org/files/IMG_0769b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-10, 01:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,181
Posted By toshi

I use a Sigma BC 1106 (wired). It's been rock...

I use a Sigma BC 1106 (wired). It's been rock solid in all conditions. These are the same models that CSC/Saxobank uses. I used to use wireless, the last being Cateye 300 double wireless, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,252,106
Posted By toshi

2010 SuperSix HM ...

2010 SuperSix HM

http://velospace.org/files/IMG_0769b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 557,290
Posted By toshi

2010 Super Six Hi-Mod ...

2010 Super Six Hi-Mod

http://velospace.org/files/IMG_0769b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,020
Posted By toshi

Don't forget blue loctite and torque to spec on...

Don't forget blue loctite and torque to spec on the chainring bolts.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-09, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By toshi

Amongst these in your price range, Forte Titans...

Amongst these in your price range, Forte Titans every time. Get them tensioned once you purchase them, and retensioned after 1k miles or so, or if you hear creaking not related to spoke rubbing at...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,462
Posted By toshi

Their wheels with the "M" designation (e.g....

Their wheels with the "M" designation (e.g. M28's) have silent hubs. These are up in the 1740gm range, +/-.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,968
Posted By toshi

Is it hard to keep matte finish frames clean?...

Is it hard to keep matte finish frames clean? Assuming you can't really wax them... do they pick up stains that are tough to remove?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 911
Posted By toshi

Hope this isn't a thread hijack but personally, I...

Hope this isn't a thread hijack but personally, I prefer grippier saddles. Sometimes this is a combination of saddle and bibshorts material. Anyone know how to make a saddle grippier?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By toshi

Could those of you running Soul 4.0's confirm...

Could those of you running Soul 4.0's confirm this? Thinking of picking up a pair soon. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,753
Posted By toshi

There's a drawbridge here just like that. If you...

There's a drawbridge here just like that. If you do any sort of turning or swerving in the wet, you're toast. Holding your line as mentioned above is crucial, and apply moderate force to the pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By toshi

Craft Active gloves. Awesome stuff, very well...

Craft Active gloves. Awesome stuff, very well made. Gives you good sensations... From the bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,834
Posted By toshi

I use eggbeater sl's with the walkable road...

I use eggbeater sl's with the walkable road quattro cleat. Unless you tend to twist your ankle a lot during burst efforts, it's pretty tough to pull out with these, because the more you pull up, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By toshi

Depends on where you live -- they ship out from...

Depends on where you live -- they ship out from the midwest. I got mine in 4 business days from time of order.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By toshi

Or "tainty". Thanks for the review Jake. ...

Or "tainty". Thanks for the review Jake.

The chamois looks like that synthetic stuff that doesn't breath and creates hotspots, so I was concerned about that. Cheers!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By toshi

Thanks Falchoon - please pass along your thoughts...

Thanks Falchoon - please pass along your thoughts after you take them for a spin!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,986
Posted By toshi

People who pass while whistling are pretty lame....

People who pass while whistling are pretty lame. Ditto for people who are riding slow for recovery and start whistling once they notice you come up on them to pass. Bwaha love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By toshi

PBK Team Bibs 2009

Anyone using a pair of their new team bibshorts? How's the chamois quality? Is it breathable or is it the cheap stuff that turns into a burning plate of friction over long rides? :o
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,033
Posted By toshi

Visualize yourself pushing your lower back down...

Visualize yourself pushing your lower back down towards the saddle. You might find yourself moving back on the saddle a pinch. One way to feel your lower back engage is by doing plank core exercises....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,879
Posted By toshi

Titans on a SuperSix. They're not light but they...

Titans on a SuperSix. They're not light but they are bomber. I have the itch to upgrade but I would feel weird thrashing nice wheels. These are relatively aero for their type, smooth and stiff. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By toshi

Very smooth hubs... like really smooth. Stiff and...

Very smooth hubs... like really smooth. Stiff and lively wheels. Quality spokes. I liked them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,696
Posted By toshi

Definitely fast groups for hammering and building...

Definitely fast groups for hammering and building speed / frequent accels. But for more structured stuff, hard to beat solo'ing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By toshi

Interesting that you find them more comfy than...

Interesting that you find them more comfy than Rubino Pros...I have some RP's lying around that I'm interested to try out. I've heard those are more comfortable b/c the sidewall is more supple (e.g....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,142
Posted By toshi

The weak dollar is affecting all the UK...

The weak dollar is affecting all the UK resellers... or should I say, us... best time to buy stuff was months ago. Hopefully the USD can rally back sometime soon. :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 30,929
Posted By toshi

Another rx40 user here. Plenty of stopping power...

Another rx40 user here. Plenty of stopping power and we have lots of descending around here. I'm 143# and use koolstop pads.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By toshi

Just a follow-up to my original post: test-rode...

Just a follow-up to my original post: test-rode the Exowind and Noyz frames. The Exowind were slippery at the arms, and the Noyz (super nice w/ photochromic lenses) are too narrow at the temples,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By toshi

Very cool, I'll see if I can take them on a test...

Very cool, I'll see if I can take them on a test ride... thanks guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By toshi

Rudy Project Exowind

Looking at new shades and checked out Rudy Project Exowinds at a local store. For whatever reason, RP doesn't use the rubber megol material on the arms (even though they do this for most of their...
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