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Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By dgasmd

Yes, I know and have looked at it. As outdated as...

Yes, I know and have looked at it. As outdated as it gets and no reflection on current skills. Most of those shops mentioned are simply sellers and not necessarily providers of mechanical skills.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By dgasmd

Advice on Campagnolo experienced mechanic in FL

Is there anyone in this forum from FL that knows of a very experienced and good mechanic that is knowledgeable when it comes to working on Campagnolo equipment? Please recommend them regardless of...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,136
Posted By dgasmd

Just curious: 1. How cumbersome or difficult...

Just curious:

1. How cumbersome or difficult is it to drag that case loaded up stairs?

2. How much were you charged for the case on each leg of the trip?

3. How difficult is it to fit it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-18, 04:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,617
Posted By dgasmd

It is not the back suction cup force on the glass...

It is not the back suction cup force on the glass holding the rear of the bike that concerns me. It is the front one that faces the wind and creates a lot of force upwards and backward on the front...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,617
Posted By dgasmd

Seriously considered getting one of these a while...

Seriously considered getting one of these a while back. The thing that kept me from getting it was that I while I have no doubt it would hold the bike just fine at high speeds and such, the idea of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,417
Posted By dgasmd

The bigger problem here is not whether it is ok...

The bigger problem here is not whether it is ok with them or etiquette, but rather the fact that you are taking a huge risk on someone unknown for no particular gain whatsoever. I have done it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-17, 03:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,890
Posted By dgasmd

Spent 2 weeks in Spain riding with a friend that...

Spent 2 weeks in Spain riding with a friend that lives there. While there, we did the Gran Fondo La Musarra and got to meet one of my 3 personal cycling heroes: Miguel Indurain. The other 2 are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,748
Posted By dgasmd

Having just set up and gone through some "set up...

Having just set up and gone through some "set up issues" with my new KICKR, let me give you my 2 cents worth.

1. The new KICKR '17 IS NOT designed to have a Campy freehub. The freehub adaptor you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

No question here: YOU WIN!!!!

No question here: YOU WIN!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,237
Posted By dgasmd

Personally, I would go for the C60. Just an...

Personally, I would go for the C60. Just an opinion since you asked!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By dgasmd

I f you send the wheel to Saris to do the swap,...

I f you send the wheel to Saris to do the swap, they will warranty the new G3 as new. The internals are far better than the old ones and far more resistant to water intrusion. HOwever, since you've...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,969
Posted By dgasmd

This, if anything at all, is probably the one...

This, if anything at all, is probably the one thing that will get you the most return visibility wise. They still have to choose not to hit you though.



How much are worth?



I second the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-14, 10:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,969
Posted By dgasmd

Mirrors, just like those ridiculous neon yellow...

Mirrors, just like those ridiculous neon yellow or orange shirts/jerseys are a huge false of security. How do you see a car in your mirror coming behind you at 40-60 MPH and you can judge is going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,798
Posted By dgasmd

Seriously?? Not a single person in this forum has...

Seriously?? Not a single person in this forum has tried them??
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By dgasmd

{BK and import duty charges.

Did a search here and couldn't find any answer to my question. I have been ordering parts from PBK for years now, including wheels. Have not once ever got any duty charges. I have even seen the list...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,798
Posted By dgasmd

Assos S5 Vs S7 fit and changes.

I am curious to see if anyone here that has used both could give some real world insight as tot he differences in fit and feel. I have been using the S5 top of the line since they came out, but as I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

New Specialized S-Works as a warranty replacement...

New Specialized S-Works as a warranty replacement for my 2 year old ones that had the screw post of one of the BOA break apart. Not bought, but new nevertheless. Both shoes were within 7 grm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

Interesting. Going to have to look it up!...

Interesting. Going to have to look it up! Link**********?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

Where did you order these if you don't mind me...

Where did you order these if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,163
Posted By dgasmd

I have had not a single bike even remotely call...

I have had not a single bike even remotely call me in the aesthetics department for at least 2-3 years. I always said if I get a new bike it will be either a C59 or a Parlee with the same components...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,244
Posted By dgasmd

You guys are overcomplicating and extrapolating...

You guys are overcomplicating and extrapolating so much crap here its unreal.

First of, if this is your first cycling vacation or trip in which you plan to ride, suggesting to buy a case of any...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,151
Posted By dgasmd

I had refused for years to get a trainer since I...

I had refused for years to get a trainer since I live in FL and it would defeat the purpose of living here. Finally broke down this year. I really did some research and the LeMond came at the very...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,187
Posted By dgasmd

I had Psimet build me a carbon tubular 50 mm...

I had Psimet build me a carbon tubular 50 mm wheel set with my PT hub and a front DTSwiss 240 hub. That was about 2-3 years ago. Flawless to this date. I also own a set of Lightweight standards...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,539
Posted By dgasmd

I've gone through several pairs ranging from the...

I've gone through several pairs ranging from the expensive to the ultra cheappo new. Ultimately, I have settle for the noise isolating garden variety from JVC or Sonny in the $20 range. They last a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By dgasmd

For the past several years, I have had the...

For the past several years, I have had the hardest time registering for this ride. The registration would open at midnight and would fill up in 10-15 min. The worst part was that the website they use...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,244
Posted By dgasmd

For short stays, I would say rent there, but for...

For short stays, I would say rent there, but for long trips like yours I say bring your own. I have been to France and Italy with my own bike. Its not as bad as BF makes it sound. Getting a cardboard...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,996
Posted By dgasmd

I'm on the heavier side, and I have done some...

I'm on the heavier side, and I have done some nasty fast descends that defy common sense to the limit. The fastest I've been is 62 MPH, but the roads were not very open, had traffic, blind corners,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

I had a "traditional unit" years ago and would...

I had a "traditional unit" years ago and would never go back to it. The buying sand ruining of tires, the lack of consistent resistance even with a resistance unit (cable operated is what I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 332,970
Posted By dgasmd

Mother of god. I think I just made a mess in my...

Mother of god. I think I just made a mess in my pants!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 04:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,990
Posted By dgasmd

I stopped using LBS a long long time ago for...

I stopped using LBS a long long time ago for multiple reasons, none of which had to do with economics. Today was a prime example why I have never come back since. 99% of my bike related equipment,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

I put off buying this for years, and fought it...

I put off buying this for years, and fought it with all my will. However, thanks to the "Polar and Artic Vortex", among other things like watching kids, work, martial arts training in 3 different...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 02:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By dgasmd

Accomplishment? Did not get hit by a car. I know,...

Accomplishment? Did not get hit by a car. I know, low bar was set!
11-25-13, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By dgasmd

The first sentence in the post says it is 5 years...

The first sentence in the post says it is 5 years old or so. I guess I could have made it even more specific by saying UT, but I thought the year and the mention of cups would make it obvious enough.
11-25-13, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By dgasmd

Enlighten me. Which is the weird theory? To clean...

Enlighten me. Which is the weird theory? To clean and lube non-serviceable bearing to see if that was the problem? I realize they are not serviceable if that's what you are referring to. This was...
11-24-13, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By dgasmd

Campy Record 10sp bearing replacement question

I've had this campy 10sp Record group on one of my bikes for about 5 years now. The bottom bracket feels like it is grinding big time when I turn the pedals. I have isolated it by a process of...
11-24-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By dgasmd

To solve this issue on my tubulars, I bought a...

To solve this issue on my tubulars, I bought a pair of continental valve extenders. I take off the vittoria red valves and replace them with the extenders without a core. Put the Stan's stuff in it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,121
Posted By dgasmd

Contributing a few: -Coming from Bormio to...

Contributing a few:

-Coming from Bormio to the top of Passo Gavia
http://www.dgasmd.org/personal/Bikes/Italy%202011/Bormio/DSCN3849.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-13, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

-36 BonkBreaker to get me by for the next few...

-36 BonkBreaker to get me by for the next few weeks.
-Lube for both bikes
-Vittoria PitStop x 2. It has only worked about 20% of time for me, so it begs the question of why even bother!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,861,792
Posted By dgasmd

Hard for me to be harsh on criticism on the very...

Hard for me to be harsh on criticism on the very same bike I own, but here it is. Other than the frame, brakes, computer, fork, stem, and handlebar the rest looks terrible. The frame in all black...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19,501
Views: 4,115,079
Posted By dgasmd

Is that the only lens they come with or do they...

Is that the only lens they come with or do they add in the yellow and clear lens as well?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,548
Posted By dgasmd

Blood, seat, and gears in NC if I can get the...

Blood, seat, and gears in NC if I can get the darn registration sorted out.
Six Gap century in GA.
Ride across FL.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-13, 11:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By dgasmd

Blood, Sweat, and Gears Century in NC

Just curious if anyone has been successful at actually registering online for the darn thing. Registration is electronic and opens at midnight Feb1. Last year, I spend well over an hr trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,531
Posted By dgasmd

+1 I think most of you seem to be going into...

+1

I think most of you seem to be going into the overkill arena!!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-13, 08:55 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,427
Posted By dgasmd

Get a shorter stem and less drop on the bars and...

Get a shorter stem and less drop on the bars and you can get a pretty similar fit. Close enough at least. I have a LOOK 595 Ultra and a TIME RXR. Those 2 changes makes it identical in fit once dialed...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,195
Posted By dgasmd

Get back to my roots. Weight is down already....

Get back to my roots.
Weight is down already. 2012's mileage was 10-15% of previous years due to lack of motivation for months. Getting back on now!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,677
Posted By dgasmd

What is that on your seat tube bottle holder? Can...

What is that on your seat tube bottle holder? Can you post a much closer photo of it?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-12, 06:34 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,757
Posted By dgasmd

I tried to pee while riding once. Loss of speed...

I tried to pee while riding once. Loss of speed and lack of a "member" that could simply flow in the wind 3 ft behind me made me understand how much fluid a shoe can soak up and retain for 3 hours!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,707
Posted By dgasmd

Like the concept and the design. Photochromic...

Like the concept and the design. Photochromic lenses and polarized lenses are a must, and in my opinion have far more utility than the yellow, clear, or even the very dark tint. As much as I like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,675
Posted By dgasmd

I completely stripped it, re painted it, and...

I completely stripped it, re painted it, and refurbished as necessary all components. It was better than new in the end. Then, I rode it for about 6K miles before putting it in the for a nostalgic...
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