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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By jklasdf

cervelo r or s

I'm getting a new bike soon and I've pretty much narrowed the list down to cervelos, the shop that sponsors my racing team carries them so we get a discount. I'm a fairly serious junior road racer,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 26,755
Posted By jklasdf

SRAM red is the lightest group on the market. ...

SRAM red is the lightest group on the market. still not sure what exactly it weighs but it was the first sub 2000 gram gruppo.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By jklasdf

34/25 will get you anywhere, but your cadence may...

34/25 will get you anywhere, but your cadence may get down to like 50 RPM.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By jklasdf

Aperontly nt sins JEEZ is neether speled...

Aperontly nt sins JEEZ is neether speled corectkly or a werd.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By jklasdf

nothing more creative, elaborative than that? ...

nothing more creative, elaborative than that?

Shimano ultegras, the reason being the cleats have a special area that wears before part that actually engages the pedal, so when you walk they last...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By jklasdf

I think thats true although I wouldn't do it that...

I think thats true although I wouldn't do it that way. I ride for a junior team and the biggest gear thats allowed for sprints is 52/14 so we have to work on high cadence drills in the winter. we...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 11:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,799
Posted By jklasdf

nothing for two to three hours before preferably...

nothing for two to three hours before preferably and then this stuff http://www.hammernutrition.com/products/heed.he.html?navcat=fuels-energy-drinks or this stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,001
Posted By jklasdf

I wouldn;t want to race on sora, it can't stand...

I wouldn;t want to race on sora, it can't stand the kind of strain you put it through racing. I haven't had that happen personally, but one of the guys on my team started riding with the team on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,257
Posted By jklasdf

those wheels, $2300, ksyriums+piece of crap...

those wheels, $2300, ksyriums+piece of crap injection molded plastic, 'bout $500....

you decide.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,257
Posted By jklasdf

aerodynamic bicycle wheel insert

So, why doesn't anybody make an insert for a bicycle wheel that turns the wheel into an aerodynamic wheelset? I'm not going to pay $1200 for a mavic cosmic carbone SL if for $40-$60 I can turn my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,122
Posted By jklasdf

"08 schwinn le tour GS. aluminum frame, carbon...

"08 schwinn le tour GS. aluminum frame, carbon fork. sora components, 2 steps below 105, tiagra rear derraileur, 1 step above that. it wasn't great, but now, year and a quarter later, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By jklasdf

The thing that you have to worry about is 9 vs....

The thing that you have to worry about is 9 vs. 10 speed on anything the chain rides over. If the 105 is 10 speed then your fine. I think that even 10 speed SRAM is compatible with 10 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By jklasdf

the whole point of the other wheel would be to...

the whole point of the other wheel would be to very easily switch.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By jklasdf

gearing woes

I am a junior racer who needs junior gearing, rather than always run the junior gearing, I was thinking of putting the junior gearing on my nice wheel, and getting a cheap one to put the fast gearing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By jklasdf

pedals

does anyone know how the $40 time cleats wear in relation to the $7 look cleats?

Many thanks!
05-09-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By jklasdf

disc conversion

I am thinking about switching from rims to discs, and I need to know what equiptment I need, and whether I can do it at all.

so several questions:

Do I need new hubs on my wheels?

are is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By jklasdf

thank you. So, what you're saying is adjust the...

thank you. So, what you're saying is adjust the limiting screw?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By jklasdf

I am not cross shifting, I can shift into tenth...

I am not cross shifting, I can shift into tenth on my little chainring, although I never do except to test this, and I cannot shift into tenth on my big chainring, which you are supposed to be able...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By jklasdf

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By jklasdf

crank dilema

I got a new bike several months ago (2008 schwinn peloton, cheaper carbon, 105 components, compact crank). I have never been able to shift into tenth gear, only when I'm on the big chainring though,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By jklasdf

I hit 30 on hilly sections of our local MUP,...

I hit 30 on hilly sections of our local MUP, where its safe of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,629
Posted By jklasdf

wish that was the same everywhere else....

wish that was the same everywhere else....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,864
Posted By jklasdf

Depends on the enviroment. I just started riding...

Depends on the enviroment. I just started riding with a team on a compact and I love it. We climb our local 2300 foot climb pretty regularly. The jump between the two is pretty annoying, but so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

Thanks for all the help. go junior cycling!

Thanks for all the help. go junior cycling!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

I am going for the looks, anybody have an idea of...

I am going for the looks, anybody have an idea of the differences between the classics and the sprints?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

everytime someone says 1 product on this thread,...

everytime someone says 1 product on this thread, I am going to reply with three words:


WHAT
ABOUT
'EM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 09:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

I will try speedplays, if I like them I'll get...

I will try speedplays, if I like them I'll get cr-mo zeros, but if I don't like them, keo classics or sprints?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 09:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

I don't know, i have never seen a pair of 105's,...

I don't know, i have never seen a pair of 105's, so i'm guessing they're not popular, and there must be a reason for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

I've heard speedplays are nothing special and the...

I've heard speedplays are nothing special and the ones I want are $165 whereas 5 bucks more get me name brand and compatibility

Talk me down if you can, please.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

Go junior Road cycling!!!!!!!!!!!! seriously, my...

Go junior Road cycling!!!!!!!!!!!! seriously, my 20 person team is the only one for 50 miles, and I never see a kid on a road bike, also, MTB pedals have a small platform area and can hurt your feet...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

I'm getting mixed emotions with the shimanos, not...

I'm getting mixed emotions with the shimanos, not so with the looks and speedplays.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

what about em?

what about em?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

totally agree, most of the guy's ride keo...

totally agree, most of the guy's ride keo carbons, so that narrows it down to the sprints or classics, yes yojimbo20 i will at least try the speedplays, no promises though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

I don't want speedplays because 1 I have...

I don't want speedplays because

1 I have heard about that "icecube float thing"
2 cleats are too expensive and I run through cleats really quickly
3 pedals that are right for me are too...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

Forgot to mention, Riding '08 Schwinn Peloton,...

Forgot to mention, Riding '08 Schwinn Peloton, base carbon, shimano 105's
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,766
Posted By jklasdf

What Road pedals?

I just turned 13 and joined a pretty serious junior developement team and am still on MTB pedals. I need to make the jump to road pedals. Which one's should I get? I don't want speedplays, I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,252
Posted By jklasdf

Yakima doesn't just hold bikes either. I put my...

Yakima doesn't just hold bikes either. I put my 14 foot kyack on my yakima with a bike too.
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