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Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,824
Posted By fuel0707

My wife and I got "2018" KICKR's in February...

My wife and I got "2018" KICKR's in February 2019, along with CLIMB's. So far, I'm on my third KICKR while my wife is on her second unit. I put a lot of miles on my KICKR and so far, my third unit...
01-26-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,937
Posted By fuel0707

Nice bike. I like the green finish.

Nice bike. I like the green finish.
01-26-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By fuel0707

Actually, I just stumbled across an article on a...

Actually, I just stumbled across an article on a different forum that Salsa is offering three models of the 2020 Warbird with various levels of the GRX groupset. Maybe that's another bike to consider...
01-26-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By fuel0707

Perhaps you'll be looking at a custom build,...

Perhaps you'll be looking at a custom build, Tarsi.

Another option might be to budget for a new bike and also a GRX groupset ,from the same shop/dealer. They might be willing to work a deal on...
01-12-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By fuel0707

So many factors affect this. If you're running...

So many factors affect this. If you're running tubes, the material of the tube is a factor. I have latex tubes on one of my bikes and those lose noticeable pressure just overnight when sitting in...
01-12-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25,814
Views: 2,611,509
Posted By fuel0707

Just finished a Zwift group ride with my wife and...

Just finished a Zwift group ride with my wife and two other people. Did 32 miles on the Everything Bagel route in Zwift's NYC world. We climbed almost 2700 feet on the ride, so it was a good effort.
01-10-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,059
Posted By fuel0707

Thanks for the feedback. I've been trying to...

Thanks for the feedback. I've been trying to find feedback on these as I like Conti's GP4000 and GP5000 on the roads and am hoping that the Terra tires will be a good gravel option.
01-10-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,937
Posted By fuel0707

I"m a little late to this one but as a new Lauf...

I"m a little late to this one but as a new Lauf owner, I can give you a little feedback. The first time or two on the road, you may initially notice that the front end dips a little if you jump out...
01-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 192,258
Posted By fuel0707

I just ordered a pair of these (Sidi Drako 2). ...

I just ordered a pair of these (Sidi Drako 2).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,406
Posted By fuel0707

I am awaiting the delivery of a pair of Bontrager...

I am awaiting the delivery of a pair of Bontrager Road XXX shoes next month and because of a really fortunate occurrence, I'm planning to order a pair of Vittoria IKON's. I've read great things...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,883
Posted By fuel0707

I just ordered a Giro Air Attack Shield for my...

I just ordered a Giro Air Attack Shield for my wife. She's not looking for a performance gain from the helmet. What attracted her to the Shield is the ability for her to wear her glasses underneath...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,352,176
Posted By fuel0707

I order a pair of Bontrager's new XXX Road shoes...

I order a pair of Bontrager's new XXX Road shoes in red. Unfortunately, the estimated ship date for the red version of the XXX Road is in mid-to-late January. Just in time for the heart of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,758
Posted By fuel0707

Thanks for the humor on this chilly afternoon.

Thanks for the humor on this chilly afternoon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-14, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By fuel0707

Have you seen a doctor about the wound? If so,...

Have you seen a doctor about the wound? If so, what did that person say about riding and/or exercise?

Perhaps you could split the difference on riding by setting up your bike in a trainer for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,096
Posted By fuel0707

A tip of the hat to one Henri Desgrange?

A tip of the hat to one Henri Desgrange?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,465
Posted By fuel0707

Only the RFLKT is mounted to the stem. I keep...

Only the RFLKT is mounted to the stem. I keep the iPhone in an Otterbox case in a jersey pocket. When I've used the Mophie, it's obviously also in the same jersey pocket as the iPhone. I actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,465
Posted By fuel0707

I also use a Mophie Juice Pack on long rides if I...

I also use a Mophie Juice Pack on long rides if I think I'll need more power. But using the Wahoo RFLKT to display info during the ride allows me to turn off the iPhone's screen, which improves the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-14, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,465
Posted By fuel0707

I have experience using Wahoo Fitness's RFLKT...

I have experience using Wahoo Fitness's RFLKT system paired with their Bluetooth speed and cadence sensor on a couple of bikes and have a few friends using the same setup. All of us are using...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By fuel0707

Congrats and enjoy your new ride in good health!

Congrats and enjoy your new ride in good health!
07-10-14, 09:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,776
Posted By fuel0707

It is also becoming a cliche that when aero...

It is also becoming a cliche that when aero wheels get reviewed in the magazines that the writer usually states that the wheelset of the moment handles "predictably" and "easily" in crosswinds.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,062
Posted By fuel0707

Due to a hand injury courtesy of my last group...

Due to a hand injury courtesy of my last group ride, I'm relegated to the indoor trainer setup for a while. As a result, my top speed was 22.91 mph, if you like exact numbers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By fuel0707

George - a couple of thoughts. Is it humid where...

George - a couple of thoughts. Is it humid where you are? That might partially explain the slow drying.

Second, try turning your bibs inside-out to dry. I have bibs from several different...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,364
Posted By fuel0707

An update for those of us interested in these...

An update for those of us interested in these shoes. As of July 1, they've been released as the "XXX Road": Bontrager: XXX Road (Model #11649) (http://www.bontrager.com/model/11649)

Higher-priced...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,168
Posted By fuel0707

Trek is claiming that it's their best-riding road...

Trek is claiming that it's their best-riding road bike. I'd be interested to try one to see how that claim holds up.

Expensive, yes, but there are even more expensive bikes out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
Posted By fuel0707

Any chance that you might have over-torqued the...

Any chance that you might have over-torqued the seat clamp?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-14, 11:36 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,050
Posted By fuel0707

Which Assos bibshorts are better for solo rides? ...

Which Assos bibshorts are better for solo rides? And does color matter in terms of comfort?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,360
Posted By fuel0707

Like many kids, I learned to ride on a Schwinn...

Like many kids, I learned to ride on a Schwinn and a Huffy. In my early teen years, I got a road bike from a Montgomery Ward that had 18 "speeds". I'm certain that the bike was pretty junky but it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,248
Posted By fuel0707

I've accumulated exercises over the years from...

I've accumulated exercises over the years from various therapists. However, I think you might find some good information in this book: Tom Danielson?s Core Advantage...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,248
Posted By fuel0707

OP - like many others, I could recommend a bike...

OP - like many others, I could recommend a bike that I like for your situation (the Trek Madone or Domane 3-series bikes leap to my mind).

But I'd like to encourage you to work on some stretching...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-14, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,111
Posted By fuel0707

My wife and I have a Saris hitch rack on our Jeep...

My wife and I have a Saris hitch rack on our Jeep Wrangler and have had no issues due to the exhaust. However, I did have to purchase a little part called a hitch extender in order for the bikes to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By fuel0707

You can find that stem from Oval with an internet...

You can find that stem from Oval with an internet search. I found results from online retailers and also eBay.
Forum: Foo
05-29-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By fuel0707

I'm not a coffee drinker. I prefer a good cup of...

I'm not a coffee drinker. I prefer a good cup of masala chai.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-14, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,641
Posted By fuel0707

I think this sums up my...

I think this sums up my Saturday:http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v291/fuel0707/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-05/E985B240-44A8-486B-B09F-EDE76EB5C3FC.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,607
Posted By fuel0707

In addition to the Lexa, you should give some...

In addition to the Lexa, you should give some thought to Trek's new Silque model. It shares design highlights with the Domane for a very smooth, comfortable ride over rough pavement. My wife has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,255
Posted By fuel0707

Trek certainly did put a lot of testing into the...

Trek certainly did put a lot of testing into the Domane frame. You can find the development story in the videos that Trek posted on YouTube, like this one:...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,373
Posted By fuel0707

If you like your frame, maybe you can swap out...

If you like your frame, maybe you can swap out lenses for different lighting conditions.

Here's some info on lens color choices: https://www.vsp.com/lens-tints.html

If your particular Oakleys...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,272
Posted By fuel0707

Maybe this situation could be resolved by not...

Maybe this situation could be resolved by not even letting pro teams wear pro kits. Everyone could be required to wear plain white cotton t-shirts so that there's no delineation between pro, amateur...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,621
Posted By fuel0707

I have 11-32 on one bike and 11-28 on my other. ...

I have 11-32 on one bike and 11-28 on my other. Being fairly flat around here, I usually only use the 11 on a few relatively steep downhills. The 28 and 32 have come in handy when on group rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,621
Posted By fuel0707

It makes sense to Alberto Contador: ...

It makes sense to Alberto Contador:



Contador Wins Vuelta on WiFLi | SRAM (http://www.sram.com/news/contador-wins-vuelta-wifli)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,228
Posted By fuel0707

I hope that you heal up fully and are able to...

I hope that you heal up fully and are able to ride soon. Have fun playing with the Project One builder on Trek's website - it can be rather addicting.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,228
Posted By fuel0707

For me, the big driver for going P1 was that I...

For me, the big driver for going P1 was that I wanted SRAM Force 22. There's no way to get a Domane with that groupset other than to go P1. Initially, I was going to get a 4-series and when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,228
Posted By fuel0707

If you are contemplating a Project One design,...

If you are contemplating a Project One design, Trek offers the 4- and 6-series in that program but not the 5-series.

I ordered a Project One late last year and went with the 6-series and have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,482
Posted By fuel0707

Nesdog - along with heavy "Bontrager Approved"...

Nesdog - along with heavy "Bontrager Approved" wheels, your bike also came with wire-bead R1 tires. Switching out to a good quality foldable clincher should also produce tangible changes in your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,995,468
Posted By fuel0707

Congrats on that Classics Edition Domane! I'm...

Congrats on that Classics Edition Domane! I'm sure it's a great bike. If I were about 15-20 years younger, I would have ordered the Classics Edition when I ordered my P1 Domane last December.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,995,468
Posted By fuel0707

Is that Trek a Classics Edition Domane?

Is that Trek a Classics Edition Domane?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,364
Posted By fuel0707

Sorry to resurrect a 4-month old thread, but I...

Sorry to resurrect a 4-month old thread, but I was curious if anyone might have heard a release date for the new Bontrager shoes. My local dealer hasn't heard anything firm and is speculating that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,761
Posted By fuel0707

If you take it, be sure to get up in the middle...

If you take it, be sure to get up in the middle of the night to get that thickened blood pumping around.

EPO : illegal, effective, and deadly (http://www.copacabanarunners.net/i-epo.html)

Of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,659
Posted By fuel0707

With the SRAM 22 groups, the FD has a yaw...

With the SRAM 22 groups, the FD has a yaw function that sightly turns the FD as one moves across the cassette. That yawing precludes the chain from rubbing against the FD in a cross-chain situation.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,830
Posted By fuel0707

I think the shoe choice issue could be the...

I think the shoe choice issue could be the biggest question to consider. Some companies may make 2-/3-hole compatible shoes but there are a number of companies that don't seem to take that approach...
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