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Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-13, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 603,338
Posted By Breitling

Not 100% cycling-related, but theclymb.com has...

Not 100% cycling-related, but theclymb.com has 20% off everything with an invite from a member. Just picked up a Suunto Ambit (Usually $500) for $270. PM me for an invite -- I think the offer runs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By Breitling

57 should work for you...I'm 6'1 and 57 fits like...

57 should work for you...I'm 6'1 and 57 fits like a glove
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,035
Posted By Breitling

If you're looking at getting Ksyrium Equipes, go...

If you're looking at getting Ksyrium Equipes, go ahead and spend the extra money for the Elites...I picked some up a few months ago for under $500 on sale
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 05:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,115
Posted By Breitling

FedEx > UPS & USPS

FedEx > UPS & USPS
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,241
Posted By Breitling

that's why I go for shimano -- just kidding ...

that's why I go for shimano -- just kidding

Hope everything works out for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,945
Posted By Breitling

+1, probably finance like this that drove the...

+1, probably finance like this that drove the city of Stockton into bankruptcy, eh docjoe?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,276
Posted By Breitling

nope, don't even run threaded valve stems

nope, don't even run threaded valve stems
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By Breitling

On the trainer, I just use a pair of Shimano...

On the trainer, I just use a pair of Shimano R500s ($120 on ebay shipped) because trainer wheels don't really matter too much. Also, you might want to look around on cassettes...I got 2 ultegra...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,732
Posted By Breitling

glorycycles.com does it too

glorycycles.com does it too
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-12, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Breitling

+1 for dura 2s...you'll be surprised how much...

+1 for dura 2s...you'll be surprised how much better they stop than the stock pads
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Breitling

if a 52 would work, there's one on the greenville...

if a 52 would work, there's one on the greenville sc craiglist for $500
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-12, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,106
Posted By Breitling

probably also worth noting the warranty you'll...

probably also worth noting the warranty you'll get with the 2013 (assuming you're buying that new) and support from an LBS
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-12, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By Breitling

you move down south where there is no ice

you move down south where there is no ice
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-12, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,078
Posted By Breitling

Would you trade out parts in your 2012 corolla...

Would you trade out parts in your 2012 corolla for parts in a 2000 camry? probably not...don't do it
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By Breitling

I'd take a look at Mavic Ksyrium Elites...

I'd take a look at Mavic Ksyrium Elites too...I've always been partial to Mavics

That being said, you get more bang for your buck for handbuilts like Boyd, Psimet, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,008
Posted By Breitling

Train heavy, race light

Train heavy, race light
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,685
Posted By Breitling

I know the cycleops drives your power, I' ...

I know the cycleops drives your power, I'

just saying that a $1000 trainer isn't really comparable to a $380 one -- kind of like comparing dura ace to tiagra

you might have missed that i said...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Breitling

ksyrium elites are great wheels...i've got a pair...

ksyrium elites are great wheels...i've got a pair and have zero complaints - fast, sturdy, pretty light.

of course boyd vitesse wheels give you a great bang for your buck...i ride by the boyd shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,685
Posted By Breitling

don't think that cycleops is worth 3 times a kurt...

don't think that cycleops is worth 3 times a kurt kinetic.

for the price, a kk is leaps and bounds ahead of anything else
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-12, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Breitling

+1 I've stopped ordering from them because...

+1

I've stopped ordering from them because lately the shipping is super slow and has always been expensive. I've been buying a lot from bikebling.com lately (an LBS out in Escondido, CA)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By Breitling

I'd highly recommend Thule Aeroblades too. I run...

I'd highly recommend Thule Aeroblades too. I run my Aeroblades with 2 Thule Echelon (fork mount) racks, and it is almost silent even at high speeds. They don't really mess with my fuel economy as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Breitling

Agreed

Agreed
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By Breitling

They are all over craigslist around here --from...

They are all over craigslist around here --from $60 to $200. As long at the motor's not acting up, I'd go for a used one. I wish I had b/c mine's about 7 years old with tons of hours on it and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Breitling

The 50% off coupon comes and goes...last one...

The 50% off coupon comes and goes...last one expired last week. Should be another soon enough
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Breitling

or call up BD...never dealt with them, but i hear...

or call up BD...never dealt with them, but i hear they have pretty good customer service
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Breitling

If he's got the money, departmentofgoods.com has...

If he's got the money, departmentofgoods.com has a Litespeed L1 with dura ace and Fulcrum Racing 3 wheels for $2750 after you use their 50% msrp coupon
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,157
Posted By Breitling

one question -- why? why not go with all...

one question -- why?

why not go with all campy or all shimano instead? cash?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By Breitling

I used to have an 07 tourmalet...the tourmalets...

I used to have an 07 tourmalet...the tourmalets were never aluminum spine only, always all aluminum with carbon seat stays added later. Great bike and $400 is a great price, make sure it fits but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Breitling

If you're looking for bang for your buck, I'd...

If you're looking for bang for your buck, I'd check out departmentofgoods.com ...their selection varies but I grabbed a $250 set of northwaves for $125...they have a 50% off msrp coupon all the time...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By Breitling

+1 for ksyrium elites or sls...got a friend who...

+1 for ksyrium elites or sls...got a friend who killed everything but still rides on some 04 elites.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Breitling

Agreed. If you want to sell fast, asking...

Agreed.

If you want to sell fast, asking $650-700 and taking 600-650 is more reasonable.

If you're willing to wait, somebody will give you 700-800 for it most likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-12, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Breitling

I'd ask $800...and put it on both and see which...

I'd ask $800...and put it on both and see which sells first

This isn't rocket science
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Breitling

I could see asking $800 for it...might take a...

I could see asking $800 for it...might take a while to get it though, just depends mostly on your location
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Breitling

It doesn't lock unless you wrap a lock around...

It doesn't lock unless you wrap a lock around your bikes.

Get a roof rack or a hitch rack if you're worried about security. Most trunk racks can be taken off the car completely with the bikes on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-12, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,458
Posted By Breitling

This probably is the best riding in the country. ...

This probably is the best riding in the country. That being said, I'd stay off the swamp rabbit trail on weekends because it gets packed with runners and comfort bikes. If you get on it, definitely...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,174
Posted By Breitling

Indoors...got a cycling room/office

Indoors...got a cycling room/office
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By Breitling

I'd take the Fulcrums first...the Shimanos...

I'd take the Fulcrums first...the Shimanos actually are actually decent training wheels (I use a set as a back up for training)

Fulcrum Racing 7s are good solid wheels

The Velocitys would be at...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By Breitling

$900 sounds much more fair...I'd try to get him...

$900 sounds much more fair...I'd try to get him down to $800 and take it

If he won't budge any more, 900 is a good price for it -- can't get a new bike for that
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-12, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Posted By Breitling

Whole bike can be had with a dura ace build and...

Whole bike can be had with a dura ace build and fulcrum racing 3s for $2750 with a coupon on departmentofgoods.com

Thats a steal
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-12, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By Breitling

And as far as wheels go, Ksyrium Elites should be...

And as far as wheels go, Ksyrium Elites should be all you need if you don't race or plan on it. Great bombproof, stiff wheels. Just ride the bike as is and replace stuff as it wears out.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Breitling

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,151
Posted By Breitling

What Brand Would You Like to See Come Back?

Of all the defunct brands, which would you like to see come back and why?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,001
Posted By Breitling

Go to a bike shop and take a look at a Cannondale...

Go to a bike shop and take a look at a Cannondale CAAD10, Specialized Allez, and other bikes on that level. You should be more concerned about fit at this point than components.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Breitling

Yeah, everything was made by trek, but Lemonds...

Yeah, everything was made by trek, but Lemonds had a different geometry and a lot more variety of frame materials (carbon/aluminum spline, steel, etc)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,622
Posted By Breitling

Take a look at Ultegra 6700 wheels (tubeless...

Take a look at Ultegra 6700 wheels (tubeless ready, can be had for around $330 on nashbar with a coupon) and mavic ksyryium elites ($675). Also boyd wheels are always a good bet ($550)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Breitling

Ride it like it is and save up for a new bike. ...

Ride it like it is and save up for a new bike. That's the best plan for that bike
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Breitling

Any Chance We'll ever see Lemond Bikes again?

With all the Lance stuff now confirmed by USADA reports, what are the chances we'll see Lemond bikes come back again?

Greg was always outspoken about Lance doping and apparently he was right, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By Breitling

Roof Rack Favorite: Yakima, Thule, or Another?

Just curious to see what brands everybody uses for roof racks...

I swear by Thule racks, having had 4 of them, and have never even looked at another brand.

Don't think you can beat Aeroblades...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,605
Posted By Breitling

I've had great luck with Michelin Airstop light...

I've had great luck with Michelin Airstop light tubes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-12, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By Breitling

Chain Love has also been running them for that...

Chain Love has also been running them for that price lately
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