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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Kurogashi

https://imgur.com/a/xr0UVk3 The pics look good...

https://imgur.com/a/xr0UVk3
The pics look good from what I can tell. Very little scuffs/scratches.

The problem with a new CAAD12 is those things are almost 3x the price ($2700 after tax). I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Kurogashi

105

105
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Kurogashi

2013 Caad10 worth getting? Any downsides?

Looking at one for $1050. This is in Cdn $. Looks low mileage. In comparison, Caad12 with 105 groupset are $2300 before tax, which is crazy. What are your thoughts? Anything I should look out for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10,234
Views: 2,678,825
Posted By Kurogashi

And here I thought there weren't going to be any...

And here I thought there weren't going to be any Caads at the show. Fuuu!@#
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Kurogashi

If you don't take it, I will. Looking for a 2012...

If you don't take it, I will. Looking for a 2012 Caad10 and I just so happen to live in Toronto. PM me the shop name if the deal falls through.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10,234
Views: 2,678,825
Posted By Kurogashi

Has anybody ever done that? I have this old bike...

Has anybody ever done that? I have this old bike which I use as a beater but it has paint chipping and it's a Trek, so I was thinking of sanding off all the paint. Good idea? Bad? Waste of time? lol
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,179
Posted By Kurogashi

It's hard when there are so many of them. You...

It's hard when there are so many of them. You might start to think they represent the general population... Oh wait.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,179
Posted By Kurogashi

Oh geez. The Youtube comments is the worst part...

Oh geez. The Youtube comments is the worst part about this video. Holy crap. How can people be so... stupid. "Why is he even on the road?", "why is he wearing spandex?", "shouldn't he been in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,809
Posted By Kurogashi

I went bamboo. That stuff has been around for...

I went bamboo. That stuff has been around for thousands of years. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,461
Posted By Kurogashi

Yeah, what's up with this. As soon as we get...

Yeah, what's up with this. As soon as we get yapping, they keep up. As soon as I mention they're keeping up, they 'notice it' and begin to slow down. Blows my mind, haha.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-13, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By Kurogashi

Thanks guys. I think I'll check it out. Not sure...

Thanks guys. I think I'll check it out. Not sure about swapping pedals, but I'll ask. Worse comes to worst, I'll just ask him to hold onto the bike while I pedal backwards; it'll probably be awkward,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By Kurogashi

This might be a stupid question, but how do I...

This might be a stupid question, but how do I test ride a bike if it has different pedals? They look like crankbrother pedals.. not sure, but never used them before. I guess I can ask for his shoes....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By Kurogashi

Woops. Forgot to include the size, but yes it's a...

Woops. Forgot to include the size, but yes it's a 48cm. I don't know, is a slightly smaller bike bad? I know it's hard to make a big bike fit like a smaller one, but I think a 48cm would work because...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By Kurogashi

is this 2012 cervelo r3 for $1400 worth it?

48cm 2012 Cervelo R3. Owner says less than 1000km. It's either this or a new Caad10. I'm 5' 7", and not sure what my right size is as I've never bought a new bike, but I've been riding a 48cm for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,095
Posted By Kurogashi

Just turn it into the police. The worst that can...

Just turn it into the police. The worst that can happen from there is:
1) Officer takes it for himself or gets a heavily steep 'discount'.
2) They put it up for auction and sell it for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-12, 11:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,403
Posted By Kurogashi

Has there ever been a thread where there was a...

Has there ever been a thread where there was a general age poll in the road cycling forum (and not in say the fixies forum or the vintage bike forums, cause that can have a huge effect on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Kurogashi

depends on the model you want to buy. if it sells...

depends on the model you want to buy. if it sells like hot cakes, then no they wont give you a steep discount.

if the store is in a busy area with a lot of business, they wont sell you a steep...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By Kurogashi

I carry my Lowepro backpack when I feel like...

I carry my Lowepro backpack when I feel like taking pictures with my Mk2. But if I'm not out and about for pictures, then "the best camera is the one that's with you" (Chase Jarvis) -- and that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Kurogashi

This isn't a bike but whatever they do to this...

This isn't a bike but whatever they do to this carbon fibre gives it a very cool blue tint (it's not a painted!).
http://images.gizmag.com/gallery_lrg/bugatti-28.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,613
Posted By Kurogashi

I want one :(

I want one :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Kurogashi

Cold head/ears

It's slowly getting colder, are there any solutions to cold head/ears? I used to wear my coat hood, but with a helmet, that won't work.
06-14-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 16,221
Posted By Kurogashi

According to the WSJ, Floyd (I think that's his...

According to the WSJ, Floyd (I think that's his name) was Lance's former teammate who won the Tour but was then stripped of his title after being charged for doping. So, him (along with other...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 11,593
Posted By Kurogashi

I paid a $60 premium for my Giro Aeons. Main...

I paid a $60 premium for my Giro Aeons. Main reason was because I didn't want to wait a week or two to get a replacement helmet (I consider my life to be worth more than $60). But now that I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

I've already renewed my contract, but since I've...

I've already renewed my contract, but since I've finished one already, I can upgrade the phone at will.

Did I make a mistake? lol, my plan has the bare minimum in texts/minutes, so it's not that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-12, 12:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

Lol. I never saw the need for a smartphone (and...

Lol. I never saw the need for a smartphone (and I'm on a student budget). My phone calls/texts just fine. Plus, I'm always on campus where I get wifi on my laptop, so there's really no need for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,532
Posted By Kurogashi

I have those polar insulated bottles too, and...

I have those polar insulated bottles too, and honestly, no amount of insulation/ice will keep the water 'ice cold' for long during a hot summer day. it helps... but, probably only keeps it cool for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

Oh interesting. At the end of the day,...

Oh interesting.

At the end of the day, it'll show up as one big ride on the computer, right? So just making sure if I understand, I make a pre-loaded course map to the half way point (i.e....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

The Edge 500 doesn't do that? I thought it...

The Edge 500 doesn't do that? I thought it records where you went and then you can review it later on the computer...

I guess my main concern is the freezing issue when going over 50miles. Any...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

So does this freezing/lost data happen often? Has...

So does this freezing/lost data happen often? Has Garmin released an update for it yet?

If it crashes during longer rides, that's a problem. Main reason why I want to upgrade my cyclometer is so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 02:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

What do you mean by buggy... I was thinking of...

What do you mean by buggy...
I was thinking of using the 500 just to give me a general idea of where I'm going and tell me if I ever steer off course. But if it's unreliable... then that's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

Thanks guys. I found this Youtube video and it...

Thanks guys. I found this Youtube video and it pretty much cleared up any of my concerns. It gives me a general sense of where I'm going and I think that's good enough for me!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-12, 05:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Kurogashi

Is the Garmin Edge 500 worth it?

Or should I just upgrade my 4 year old flip phone to an iPhone or something?

Does the Garmin's mapping work well on say nature trails?

If I go off path, will the GPS point me back on course?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Kurogashi

I should take note of this. He just guaranteed...

I should take note of this. He just guaranteed you as a life long customer. Good move on his part.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,415
Posted By Kurogashi

Wow looks great and I think you got a pretty good...

Wow looks great and I think you got a pretty good deal on those bikes. Not surprising that your wife's bike has so little miles on it - they usually get ridden only once or twice and then thrown in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,936
Posted By Kurogashi

This might sound silly, but can you still see in...

This might sound silly, but can you still see in the dark with say yellow lenses? I've actually cycled at night with the black lenses (it was pretty bad, but flies would be bombarding my eyes if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 01:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,868
Posted By Kurogashi

Don't worry about body fat percentage. If you've...

Don't worry about body fat percentage. If you've seen those SUPER ripped people on TV (you can see their obliques/their calves are 'divided' into two - it's actually meant to be that way, but most...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,846
Posted By Kurogashi

It's the same thing as with pedestrians. I say...

It's the same thing as with pedestrians. I say heads up, and they leap in front of me. So nowadays, I think it's better to just zip on by. They might curse behind your back, but I think it was for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,132
Posted By Kurogashi

Today, as I was driving back home, I saw a...

Today, as I was driving back home, I saw a Porsche TURBO (not the 'cheap' entry Porsche either) with a bike rack! WTF?! It had this hybrid bike on it, with a kryptonite lock and water bottle still...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,393
Posted By Kurogashi

Tricycle Some small green bike. Small red...

Tricycle
Some small green bike.
Small red Walmart Supercycle
Trek Antelope I built for myself (my beater bike)
Caad10

+Test riding a bunch of customer bikes when I worked as a part time...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,643
Posted By Kurogashi

I remember doing this when I first started. I...

I remember doing this when I first started. I would be on my mountain bike - and oh so proud drafting behind roadies. Then one day, one guy pulled over and laughed at me. After that, I stopped, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,484
Posted By Kurogashi

That was a good read! Thanks for sharing.

That was a good read! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,512
Posted By Kurogashi

20% of hundreds of millions?! You have quite...

20% of hundreds of millions?!
You have quite some debt, sir. And quite a need for a very, very expensive house.

It's funny though. This lottery proves to be more of a social event. Even funnier...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Kurogashi

"One minor detail that has been fixed is the rear...

"One minor detail that has been fixed is the rear drop out has been re-welded on the drivetrain side.
Structurally sound and rides great but in the name of being completely honest it needs to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Kurogashi

After coming out from such a long hiatus, you...

After coming out from such a long hiatus, you can't expect your body to perform at the same level as it once did. You've probably hurt yourself from over exertion. Start with core exercises. It might...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,807
Posted By Kurogashi

Does Gears only do Specialized seats? No Fiziks?

Does Gears only do Specialized seats? No Fiziks?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,105
Posted By Kurogashi

I am glad I fit just right in then - minus the...

I am glad I fit just right in then - minus the whole rich aspect (one day...). Thanks for the update!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,105
Posted By Kurogashi

Lol I am surprised no one feels any remorse for...

Lol I am surprised no one feels any remorse for the squirrel. I guess this is after all the road section and not the fixie's section. I wonder what the majority roadies think about Wall Street,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By Kurogashi

Alright! Thanks guys. Lezyne it is.

Alright! Thanks guys. Lezyne it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By Kurogashi

Recommended Floor Pump?

Hi, I am looking for a floor pump. I have a budget of $100 (splitting it three ways with some friends - awesome, right?).

I worked at a LBS which went through 2 Joe Blow Pros in one season. Their...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,104
Posted By Kurogashi

Not everybody has a big enough credit limit for a...

Not everybody has a big enough credit limit for a Cervelo.
But this video..., I bet he got a 2nd frameset absolutely free after complaining and thanks to the people here giving him free publicity....
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