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Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-15, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,647
Posted By R1lee

I have had zero issues with any of my keep on...

I have had zero issues with any of my keep on kovers. I do know they had an issue with the original batch.
Everyone I know who rides with keepon's have had no issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,140
Posted By R1lee

+1. It's a damn bike for god sakes. It does...

+1. It's a damn bike for god sakes. It does whatever all other bikes do.

if I don't find a buyer for my frame, I'm just going to hang it on the wall in the garage and one day after it really has...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,010
Posted By R1lee

when i first started cycling, spending $500 was...

when i first started cycling, spending $500 was way to much.

here are my two brand new bikes i just received. The Giant isn't completed yet. I use to drive a real nice sportscar, but having two...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18,747
Views: 3,737,152
Posted By R1lee

bought the same shoe as part of my order, but...

bought the same shoe as part of my order, but plan on returning it since i can't fit a non wide shoe.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18,747
Views: 3,737,152
Posted By R1lee

It's been a very spendy last few weeks... 1....

It's been a very spendy last few weeks...

1. Giant TCR Advanced SL2 - stripped it and moving my 9070 components over.
1a. Reynolds Aero 48 for the Giant. - waiting on delivery.
2. Trek 9.9...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,763
Posted By R1lee

Ask yourself what would Chuck Norris do?

Ask yourself what would Chuck Norris do?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,887
Posted By R1lee

And this is the one problem I have with tubeless....

And this is the one problem I have with tubeless. If you ever get a flat while riding, and you have to use a tube. It can be real fun getting that tire on.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,653
Posted By R1lee

wheels are more bulky nowadays with their wide...

wheels are more bulky nowadays with their wide width. They are faster... supposedly.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,653
Posted By R1lee

if you are referring to the bulkiness of the...

if you are referring to the bulkiness of the crank, yes it happened on 7900. They had to do this because of the release of Di2. The amount of torque the derailleurs puts on the teeth and crank cause...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,653
Posted By R1lee

Whats funny is, all my riding partners have di2...

Whats funny is, all my riding partners have di2 but 1 who is still on mechanical red22. He has the most problems out of anyone. So far none of the di2 bikes have come across a chain drop or...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,653
Posted By R1lee

i owned both 9070 and 9000 bikes, upgraded the...

i owned both 9070 and 9000 bikes, upgraded the 9000 bike to 9070.




The crank has definitely grown on me and I think it's beautiful now.



Wow im surprised! The damn metal piece on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,554
Posted By R1lee

it would work if your riding software that you...

it would work if your riding software that you are using on your Samsung had authorization from shimano to turn it on. The private ant protocol is still based on ant+ chipset. But the software...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,815
Posted By R1lee

Aero wheels give you incremental speed. Just...

Aero wheels give you incremental speed. Just like a previous poster said, just like a aero helmet and according to specialized, if you have hairy legs, shaving them will give you the same benefits...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,125
Posted By R1lee

i'm no expert, but how do you know you're doing...

i'm no expert, but how do you know you're doing 85% of your power threshold?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,576
Posted By R1lee

Thats just silly talk. it doesn't matter to...

Thats just silly talk.

it doesn't matter to me, disc or rim. If I like the bike, whatever it comes with.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,094
Posted By R1lee

As you can see there are so many variables that...

As you can see there are so many variables that can be the cause of this. If you try one you might cause another. So make sure you take write down what you have changed so you can start back at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-15, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,115
Posted By R1lee

you guys are right on, the 9000 cable on known to...

you guys are right on, the 9000 cable on known to fray like that. Some more then others and if those that the Op is posting are 9000 polymer cables, then nothing to worry about imo.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By R1lee

When I descent from a mountain. I stop my bike, ...

When I descent from a mountain. I stop my bike, rip off the brakes and enjoy the wind in my hair.

I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I drink dos equis. Stay thirsty my friends.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,416
Posted By R1lee

Cool good to know.

Cool good to know.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 30,936
Posted By R1lee

I I've never seen keep on kovers for mtb...

I


I've never seen keep on kovers for mtb before.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,416
Posted By R1lee

I like those, but only problem I have with the...

I like those, but only problem I have with the hard plastic is that they don't conform well to the body and the edges can be a pain if its not sitting exactly right in your back pocket.

Ziplock...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 30,936
Posted By R1lee

then you have no clue what keep on kovers are,...

then you have no clue what keep on kovers are, you maybe referring to Speedplays Coffee covers.

Keep on kovers don't come off the cleats and they pretty much stay on all the time. I have them on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 30,936
Posted By R1lee

the first part of that bold is why your dealer...

the first part of that bold is why your dealer sold you on the Looks. There is no other reason for you not to go speedplay.
If you look up Keep on kovers for speedplay, you will see that you would...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By R1lee

concerned about boiling point on hydraulic disc...

concerned about boiling point on hydraulic disc brakes? :crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 30,936
Posted By R1lee

the 105 metal pedals seem to work fine, but they...

the 105 metal pedals seem to work fine, but they are a tad heavy.
I believe the 105 carbons sit on 1 bearing whereas Ultegra has 2 and DA has 3. My coworker has teh 105 carbons and he's having...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,211
Posted By R1lee

I run a single on my cross. 42 qring with a...

I run a single on my cross. 42 qring with a medium cage derailleur for my 32t cassette. Love it, but it was a little hard to get use to it cause I programmed the left shifter to go up and the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 30,936
Posted By R1lee

there is barely any difference in weight between...

there is barely any difference in weight between the ultegra and DA spd-sl carbon pedals, ~20g

I think the main difference is that the DA sits on 3 bearings, where the ultegra sits on 2. Overall...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,211
Posted By R1lee

It's going to be inevitable that this happens....

It's going to be inevitable that this happens. But would like to move from a double down to a single. Heck, I'll even take a 13spd single and skip 12 altogether.

But it would probably need new...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,475
Posted By R1lee

Totally agree and my shop would agree with you. ...

Totally agree and my shop would agree with you. The high end customer, stores love but the margin of profit is identical. A guy coming in to buy two $2500 bike generates the same margin as the high...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,475
Posted By R1lee

what are you talking about? High end consumers...

what are you talking about? High end consumers are such a small portion of the road cycling market. With these individuals you might see them specify a specific frame that constitutes their...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 09:28 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,475
Posted By R1lee

Glad you figured out what a cantilever brake is. ...

Glad you figured out what a cantilever brake is. The everyday user might not have any idea of who the UCI is, but they are in essence a driving force for manufacturer's to test new products "race on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By R1lee

Simple if you go through the trek website and...

Simple if you go through the trek website and that particular model isn't listed as any of the 6 series they pre-make, then it's definately a project one bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By R1lee

Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,475
Posted By R1lee

Never said that cross could or would influence...

Never said that cross could or would influence road.
i addressed your statement that incremental improvements would not render obsoletence of something else. In this case, disc will render...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,475
Posted By R1lee

Disc cross bikes are going to make cantilever's...

Disc cross bikes are going to make cantilever's obsolete very soon in my opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By R1lee

No Buy the wheels cause they make your bike...

No

Buy the wheels cause they make your bike look cool and you'll ride more. Even the dura ace c35 clinchers aren't any lighter, they are more deep so you'll get that advantage but thats it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By R1lee

Psl0 are very good wheels, they are under 1600g...

Psl0 are very good wheels, they are under 1600g and use dtswiss famous star ratchet system. I highly doubt the fulcrum's are any better.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By R1lee

Reminds me of a venge and a pinarello.

Reminds me of a venge and a pinarello.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By R1lee

Uh huh.

Uh huh.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By R1lee

How is he/she supposed to contact you?

How is he/she supposed to contact you?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,219
Posted By R1lee

Are you sure?

Are you sure?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 15,556
Posted By R1lee

then i hope he would have more than a set of...

then i hope he would have more than a set of clothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 15,556
Posted By R1lee

True, I've changed my mind.

True, I've changed my mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 15,556
Posted By R1lee

Doesnt make it right.

Doesnt make it right.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 15,556
Posted By R1lee

it doesn't bother me if someone wears a pro kit,...

it doesn't bother me if someone wears a pro kit, i just don't. I also find it strange that people who wear a Cannondale jersey, but ride a Trek. That's just me though..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By R1lee

Why not just get one from zipp, pro, enve or a...

Why not just get one from zipp, pro, enve or a dozen other companies that make aero bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By R1lee

The chain attached to your ankle is strongest, it...

The chain attached to your ankle is strongest, it hasn't broken yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-15, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By R1lee

Go with the 5.9. It's a much better value and...

Go with the 5.9. It's a much better value and the difference would be negligible. I would only go for a 6 if I was specifically looking at p1.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By R1lee

It's all about the engine, never the bike.

It's all about the engine, never the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,992
Posted By R1lee

What would you want that cyclist to do with it?

What would you want that cyclist to do with it?
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