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Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By recon455

53-11 and 53-11. You should only be going 60kph...

53-11 and 53-11. You should only be going 60kph at all times.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By recon455

Probikekit.com had a pair for $10 last week on...

Probikekit.com had a pair for $10 last week on sale. Free shipping anywhere in the world (or at least the US).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,442
Posted By recon455

What handlebar and bar tape is that?

What handlebar and bar tape is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By recon455

Recently my Edge 500 was taking quite a long time...

Recently my Edge 500 was taking quite a long time to upload to Strava (which seems slower than Garmin Connect). I cleared my old ride history, and now it seems to find and upload much faster.
01-28-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 534,950
Posted By recon455

That picture is a bit old. I have the stem as low...

That picture is a bit old. I have the stem as low as it goes now, but I would need a new headset to fix that obnoxious cap. I don't know why it is so tall, the Felt F series doesn't have that as far...
01-27-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 534,950
Posted By recon455

Felt AR3 :) ...

Felt AR3 :)
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/164359_10150114691782603_765442602_7585686_1386642_n.jpg
06-15-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,112
Posted By recon455

My team's clothing is made my Primal, and their...

My team's clothing is made my Primal, and their sizes are all wonky.

Anyway, I wear a mens EXTRA SMALL, and I am 6'2" 165. It's perfect. The point is, sizes suck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,240
Posted By recon455

Look at the date on this thread.

Look at the date on this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-11, 04:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,054
Posted By recon455

Please search :( There are a million threads on...

Please search :( There are a million threads on road tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By recon455

Yup, you use that to take the wheels out. You can...

Yup, you use that to take the wheels out. You can also adjust it while riding if you notice your brakes are rubbing on the rim.
05-27-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,094
Posted By recon455

Only a competitive cyclist would do something as...

Only a competitive cyclist would do something as silly as going up a hill for 5 minutes and then down for 1 minute :)
05-26-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By recon455

A TT stage race, sounds silly... and awesome! ...

A TT stage race, sounds silly... and awesome!

"I finished 10 seconds back in the GC... good for 24th place. I won a sock." :D
05-23-11, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By recon455

Thanks! Moriarty - same as Paula Higgens...

Thanks!
Moriarty - same as Paula Higgens Memorial Record Challenge Time Trial (in Moriarty, NM)?
05-23-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By recon455

Big TT's in the US?

I am curious if there are any big TT's in the US (besides nationals) that are well known around the country, like some crits and road races are (Sea Otter comes to mind).

To re-phrase, if you were...
05-18-11, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By recon455

Tom Zirbel :)

Tom Zirbel :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,643
Posted By recon455

I think you've got it all wrong. If you pass...

I think you've got it all wrong. If you pass someone and they can hold your wheel, you should probably just end the ride there. The damage has been done. And if you get passed and you can't hold...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-11, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By recon455

Do what every cyclist does already, act like a...

Do what every cyclist does already, act like a pro as much as possible. Pros climb out of the saddle. So will you.

But seriously, practice it a lot, hopefully on really steep hills where seated...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By recon455

You should call out things even if they won't...

You should call out things even if they won't usually cause a crash...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 974
Posted By recon455

I always forget to stop the clock and then I put...

I always forget to stop the clock and then I put my bike in the car and drive off down the highway at 65 with the Garmin recording :)
03-18-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,945
Posted By recon455

I never read this in the rule book, but I heard...

I never read this in the rule book, but I heard if you are delayed by a crash in a crit, and you put your foot down, you get a free lap? Even if you don't fall down.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By recon455

Eventually they will release red SRAM Red, and...

Eventually they will release red SRAM Red, and the world asplode.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By recon455

We have a few like that on the edge of the roads...

We have a few like that on the edge of the roads around here. The shoulder just kind of drops out from under you.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 974
Posted By recon455

GPS has more functions than just navigation. You...

GPS has more functions than just navigation. You can put a Garmin on anything that moves and get speed, distance, and elevation readings without any goofy speed sensor required. Later you can see...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 12:16 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,247,407
Posted By recon455

2011 Felt AR3 :) SRAM Red J2-58 wheels ...

2011 Felt AR3 :)
SRAM Red
J2-58 wheels

http://i.imgur.com/EUr0t.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By recon455

This paint design was one of the reasons I got...

This paint design was one of the reasons I got the AR3 instead this year, honestly. But then again I never liked orange too much.
03-09-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,603
Posted By recon455

WR, you never did the Gateway ride or Bustop...

WR, you never did the Gateway ride or Bustop ride? They double paceline the entire length of highway 36 to Lyons, and the Gateway ride gets up to 75+ people.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By recon455

Please use the search! This question has been...

Please use the search! This question has been answered many millions of times!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By recon455

26 miles in 1:59=17mph? You mean 1:59 elapsed...

26 miles in 1:59=17mph? You mean 1:59 elapsed time from the time you left to the time you got home?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-11, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By recon455

Can't shift into lowest cog?

I got some new wheels, with a SRAM 1070 cassette, 11-23. I had been using a SRAM 1050 11-25, and I could, and still can, shift into every gear.

On the new wheels, it WILL NOT shift into the 23, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,879
Posted By recon455

Nope. Almost fell once, clipped out and got my...

Nope. Almost fell once, clipped out and got my foot down just in time. Never again.



Nope.



Allow me to introduce myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-11, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18,641
Views: 3,688,450
Posted By recon455

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs752....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs752.ash1/164359_10150114691782603_765442602_7585686_1386642_n.jpg

2011 Felt AR3 and some carbon bits :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By recon455

Cutter clothing has been on Bonktown.com...

Cutter clothing has been on Bonktown.com recently, same priced knickers and jackets, but for much less on Bonktown. I got some knickers and they are pretty sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-11, 01:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,207
Posted By recon455

Oh God. I read almost the entire first page...

Oh God. I read almost the entire first page before I found out this thread was from 2007. I was wondering why all the links were broken.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-11, 01:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,196
Posted By recon455

It's an alarm. It means you should be pedaling.

It's an alarm. It means you should be pedaling.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-11, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,016
Posted By recon455

Hmm... I never rode Hardcase road tires, but...

Hmm... I never rode Hardcase road tires, but whenever I felt them at the shops they seemed like they would be terribly uncomfortable being so rigid. And remember he said flat protection isn't that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,549
Posted By recon455

GP4000S's aren't THAT expensive from PBK...

GP4000S's aren't THAT expensive from PBK (http://www.probikekit.com/). When they go on sale you can get a pair for less than $70USD shipped, considering the retail price is $65 EACH.

I have used...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-11, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By recon455

I had a pair of running shoes with Boa laces, and...

I had a pair of running shoes with Boa laces, and they were sweet. One lace snapped one time when jumping down stairs(not what they are designed to do), and Boa sent me a new lace for free and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-11, 10:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,885
Posted By recon455

watt/pound? You mean watts/kg?

watt/pound? You mean watts/kg?
01-08-11, 10:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,136
Posted By recon455

Depends how big the time gaps are. Last year at...

Depends how big the time gaps are. Last year at the Frostbite TT (http://www.americancycling.org/results/road?year=2010&eventId=447&resultsetId=all) a cat 4 set one of the best times on the course...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,760
Posted By recon455

(Hopefully not a shill) Cool, because I just...

(Hopefully not a shill)
Cool, because I just ordered the 58's.

Although, they only have 50's and 58's on their website right now.

Edit: 200g more than 404s?
Competitive Cyclist...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By recon455

Did you look into the Felt AR Series...

Did you look into the Felt AR Series (http://www.feltbicycles.com/USA/2011/Road/AR-Series.aspx)?

I love mine, but that doesn't mean other people would find them comfortable. People have different...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-10, 12:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,760
Posted By recon455

I heard about them on this forum, but haven't...

I heard about them on this forum, but haven't seen anything about them elsewhere, because its obviously a very small company, 1-2 people?

I am planning to buy some soon, and I will write a review...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,760
Posted By recon455

http://www.j2-velo.com/J2-58-Carbon-Clincher-Wheel...

http://www.j2-velo.com/J2-58-Carbon-Clincher-Wheelset.html
J2-50 Full carbon clinchers, $745. 1560g 50mm rim. A really great price, but more on the aero side than the lightweight side.

Psimet...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,357
Posted By recon455

I also read that review and expected to get the...

I also read that review and expected to get the regular one. I ordered a 500 w/ cadence/HR off PBK and it came with the premium strap, so all 500 bundles may now come with them now anyway.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By recon455

I think that top one is the same one I have with...

I think that top one is the same one I have with a ProBikeKit design. They were super cheap but they taste terrible and the top will pop open randomly.
I am sure there is a CamelBak Podium bottle...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By recon455

Seriously, this is way more than you need for...

Seriously, this is way more than you need for 15F. More like -40F.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-10, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By recon455

There was already a thread just like this a few...

There was already a thread just like this a few weeks ago. Try to find it; it has the answers you are looking for.

Look on Ebay for Merek saddles. $125 95g.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-10, 11:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,174
Posted By recon455

Jens Voigt uses an 11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13

Jens Voigt uses an 11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 991
Posted By recon455

I have those Descente Covers(and were cheaper on...

I have those Descente Covers(and were cheaper on PBK, now out of stock). They are nice, I used them yesterday for 3 hours at 35 degrees, but I wouldn't use them in the rain and expect not to get wet....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,690
Posted By recon455

I didn't have time to read everyones post. I...

I didn't have time to read everyones post.

I was busy driving my Lambro.
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