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Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-04, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By newbiecyclist

Bling BLing? Maybe, but they are great wheels...

Bling BLing? Maybe, but they are great wheels and are pretty durable too. Can't go wrong with Mavic.

I don't prefer boutique wheels since you can get great support from the supplier with Mavic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-04, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By newbiecyclist

I have the DA 9 speed double. Went from the...

I have the DA 9 speed double. Went from the Ultegra 9 SP double as well. Triple DA should be as great as the double.

In terms of BB, the Ultegra is a sealed component. It is designed to be used...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-04, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By newbiecyclist

I made a similar upgrade earlier in the season...

I made a similar upgrade earlier in the season from older Ultegra equipment to mostly Dura Ace stuff. I have found that there is a big difference. The shifting is a lot more precise and smooth. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-04, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By newbiecyclist

That's awesome. I train with Spinning throughout...

That's awesome. I train with Spinning throughout the winter, and we did something like that except we only disconnected mentally. Quite a different story with actually disconnecting I would assume....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-04, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By newbiecyclist

There are lots of bikes to bid on in the world. ...

There are lots of bikes to bid on in the world. Don't get a bike that has been in a wreck unless you know EXACTLY what you are dealing with.

My advice is to move on from this bike and continue...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-04, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By newbiecyclist

You may have to get into the gym and build up...

You may have to get into the gym and build up your calf muscles with specific excersizes. The calves are lean muscles, so it takes a long time to build up strength. Low weight, high reps.

One...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-04, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By newbiecyclist

Thanks. So far I have no problem with getting...

Thanks. So far I have no problem with getting dropped or not keeping up. I just want to make sure that I don't develop my knees inappropriately so that I start having problems down the road.
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-04, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By newbiecyclist

Bike Fitting

Ok, so I have been riding for a while now, and decided that a fitting from the LBS would be a good idea since I felt like I was losing a lot of energy from poor positioning.

As it turns out, I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-04, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,033
Posted By newbiecyclist

The first time I used my clipless pedals I had a...

The first time I used my clipless pedals I had a fantastic ride. Had no problems at any of the slow downs or stops, didn't feel like I was going to fall over - nothing but a great experience.
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-04, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By newbiecyclist

Thoughts on Spinergy Wheelsets

I was hoping to get some thoughts on Spinergy wheel sets. I picked up a used Cannondale to use as a winter trainer, and the wheels are Spinergy - rear is Spox, and the fronr is Xaero. Both have...
12-23-03, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By newbiecyclist

Front Derailure

Question for the crowd...I have quite a bit of chain rub on the front derailure when I am on the upper crank. How do I adjust the derailure so that it doesn't rub anymore?

Truly a newbie here.......
10-08-03, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By newbiecyclist

Thanks, everyone. I am using bike shorts (and...

Thanks, everyone. I am using bike shorts (and yes, Nazi, no underwear), and I have had the bike fit checked. I am getting the numbing very quickly with spinning training and I can't really change...
10-07-03, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By newbiecyclist

Numb

Hey everyone,

How do you all deal with the "numbing" effects from being in the saddle a long time. It seems that when I am in the saddle for a while (15 minutes or more), my, uh hum, nether...
10-01-03, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,454
Posted By newbiecyclist

"I heard that they just bought Cannondale as...

"I heard that they just bought Cannondale as well."

I just called Cannondale directly. Trek does not own Cannondale.

I had heard this from a guy I ride with. Purely rumor...
08-21-03, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By newbiecyclist

How to pick a bike

I am just starting out with road cycling, and I want to get a bike, but I am so confused about what to buy.

How do I select well, and can I get some advice on what are good bikes for the beginer. ...
07-22-03, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By newbiecyclist

Need definative answer on shorts....

OK, new to cycling. I did grit my teeth and get padded shorts. My question is, underwear or not....

The spandex is bad enough, but going commnado too?? Say it's not so.....

Thanks for your...
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