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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Thank you. Yes. It's whatever came stock with the...

Thank you. Yes. It's whatever came stock with the bike, but pretty sure it is Fizik. It bugs me that it doesn't match the saddle, but it does not bug me enough to fork out $40 bucks for new tape...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-13, 11:22 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

I received a set of 3.0s last week and i'm loving...

I received a set of 3.0s last week and i'm loving them so far. They spin really well- no surprise there.
Ordering was very easy and shipping was handled quickly.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Sean, Feel free to use them. I'll email you a...

Sean,
Feel free to use them. I'll email you a couple of pics later today. Glad to hear everything is going well on your end.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Come on people, don't let this thread get lost!! ...

Come on people, don't let this thread get lost!!

Pics from my last 70.3 of the season.- two weeks ago. C6s have been going strong after a year of consistent use. Still rolling true.

Faced some...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Sean, send your thunder my way!!! =P I could...

Sean, send your thunder my way!!! =P
I could really use a disk, or disk cover. =P
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Tri weapon of choice with C6s ...

Tri weapon of choice with C6s
http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd429/bayareauser/IMG_0439.jpg
If only Soul made a disk!!.. grrr

Road bike......
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Thank you guys.. I hear you on aligning the...

Thank you guys..
I hear you on aligning the label... but those tires were a biatch to install. Once one, they were not moving!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

it's been a while since i've posted in this...

it's been a while since i've posted in this forum. But here you go...
Speed concept 7.0 with zipp aerobars and Soul C.6s

http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd429/bayareauser/PA180015.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By BayAreaUser

Shipping itself does not take long. took about 5...

Shipping itself does not take long. took about 5 days to get to CA. Email Sean, i'm sure he can give you a pretty good idea of how long it will take to get your set built.
However long it takes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Couple of pics... Souls 2.0s and C6s in...

Couple of pics...

Souls 2.0s and C6s in action.
http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd429/bayareauser/IMG_0562.jpg
http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd429/bayareauser/IMG_0572.jpg

and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

what's the advantage of going with wider rims?

what's the advantage of going with wider rims?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

Can't tell. I'm too busy breathing hard to really...

Can't tell. I'm too busy breathing hard to really hear much else.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 02:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

I'm not sure I understand your confusion. The...

I'm not sure I understand your confusion.
The bike is a speed concept 7.0. It's the cheaper of the 7 series models. I managed to snag this during an end of year sale for way below retail price. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 01:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

My whole fitment is less than ideal. I was fitted...

My whole fitment is less than ideal. I was fitted at my LBS, but they fitted the bike more like a road bike than a tri bike (I'm further back and therefore not engaging the gluteus as much)- it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

Review... I took the bike out for my 16 mile...

Review...
I took the bike out for my 16 mile regular tt ride. My time is pretty dialed in on this particular course. I have used regular bontrager wheels,zipp 404s, soul 2.0s and now the new C6s. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

That is the speed draft box thingy for the Speed...

That is the speed draft box thingy for the Speed Concept bikes. Replaces under saddle bags.
I did not break any tire levers, but my palms, fingers are missing layers of skin.




I agree. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

I only have one pair(speedplays) that i have to...

I only have one pair(speedplays) that i have to rotate over 3 bikes. I just came back from Kona, so i had to take my pedals with me for the rental.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

C6s are here!!! The post below has all the...

C6s are here!!!
The post below has all the details.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/767813-Fresh-off-the-oven!!-Soul-C6s-are-finally-HERE!!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

So here are some stats. Both Front and Rear...

So here are some stats.
Both Front and Rear Wheel come with velo plug like plugs. I don't know their weight, but I do not expect them to weigh over 10 grams for both wheels.

Front wheel =735...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By BayAreaUser

Fresh off the oven!! Soul C6s are finally HERE!!!

After a very long wait, the new Soul C6s are here. These are the new model, i'm told this pair is the first one out into the market. They got here last week but i was out of town. They will be put to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-11, 07:02 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Madone is back on road bike mode now that i have...

Madone is back on road bike mode now that i have a dedicated tri bike.
The soul 2.0s are still holding true after God only knows how many miles. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By BayAreaUser

I'm currently running all sram on my tt bike with...

I'm currently running all sram on my tt bike with a duraace 7800 cassette. So far so good =)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Yeah, don't get your hopes up. One week is a bit...

Yeah, don't get your hopes up. One week is a bit unrealistic.
I believe my 2.0s arrived in 3 weeks or so after i placed the order. I have a set of C6s that i've been waiting on for a while too....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-11, 11:13 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

I have a pair of c6s in order too... Sean should...

I have a pair of c6s in order too... Sean should cancel his fam trip and get to work =P
I'll post pics as soon as they get here =)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,890
Posted By BayAreaUser

Sorry, just noticed a typo. The event where i...

Sorry, just noticed a typo. The event where i saved the 2-3 minutes and tried the zipps 404s was a 40k bike leg of a triathlon, not 20k.
I had been using very shallow box clinchers before that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,890
Posted By BayAreaUser

Zipp 404s and an LG rocket helmet saved me a bit...

Zipp 404s and an LG rocket helmet saved me a bit over 3 minutes over a 40k bike course during my latest triathlon. My average speed was 22mph or 23mph, I can't remember.
Deep wheels make a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-11, 10:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,512
Posted By BayAreaUser

I used to drink a LOT when I first started...

I used to drink a LOT when I first started cycling(at stop signs, stop lights, after every climb, etc) so i always needed 2 bottles and constant refills. Now, not so much. Rides under 1hour are not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Are those the C5s? looks good. Is the brake track...

Are those the C5s? looks good. Is the brake track flat with the rest of the wheel or does it protrude a bit?
Difficult to tell from the pic. Thanks =)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,186
Posted By BayAreaUser

I use aerobars on my road bike for triathlons...

I use aerobars on my road bike for triathlons too. They are not ideal, but certainly cheaper than having to buy a dedicated TT bike (which i will do for Novembers HIM)

Unfortunately, my top tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 07:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,878
Posted By BayAreaUser

make that Law School =)

make that Law School =)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,330
Posted By BayAreaUser

I'm a forum user located in the Bay Area.

I'm a forum user located in the Bay Area.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 10:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,759
Posted By BayAreaUser

I've got things to say but no type to write out a...

I've got things to say but no type to write out a response.I have a caad9.5 and a trek 6 series with dura ace components. Pm me if you have specific questions. =)

Good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By BayAreaUser

Congrats!! I started with a hybrid and eventually...

Congrats!! I started with a hybrid and eventually made my way into a road bike. You should check out the hybrid forum. There are some great folks there who can certainly assist you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 02:15 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By BayAreaUser

It happens. I fell off my bike in a similar...

It happens. I fell off my bike in a similar fashion after my first ever TT. I made it passed the finish line so exhausted that I slowed down enough to make a u turn. I had absolutely nothing left in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 07:21 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 10,648
Posted By BayAreaUser

It'd be a shame to have all this Soul talk,...

It'd be a shame to have all this Soul talk, without soul pics. =P

http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd429/bayareauser/P6100160.jpg

Daily driver- Ignore the lights. Unfortunately, I've moved...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 10,648
Posted By BayAreaUser

Fair enough, but yet I fail to see pictures of...

Fair enough, but yet I fail to see pictures of Soul wheels posted here, which deviate from the goal of that thread. I did not bother reading all 11 pages, but seems the OP respects that, so that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 10,648
Posted By BayAreaUser

No, Don't go there and pose a question. That...

No, Don't go there and pose a question. That thread was created by yours truly with the objective of consolidating soul owners and giving us an excuse to post pictures of our bikes.
It'd be a shame...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,885
Posted By BayAreaUser

Wow, I was about to suggest the Regular C5s,...

Wow,
I was about to suggest the Regular C5s, but the CA5.0s look awesome. Under 1600 grams with aluminum brake track for that cheap?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By BayAreaUser

Dunno why I thought i would see a disk cover. I...

Dunno why I thought i would see a disk cover. I was getting ready to faint.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Bit the bullet and ordered the C6s. I'll be...

Bit the bullet and ordered the C6s.
I'll be using these babies exclusively for triathlons and local tts =)
Can't wait to get them and see how they compare to the new zipp 404s.
I used a 404...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 02:35 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

You should contact Sean. I mean, who better to...

You should contact Sean. I mean, who better to answer a question like that than the builder himself?
He's pretty approachable, but may take a little while to get back to you since he tends to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 03:33 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

1251 grams? darn.. very light. I rather not deal...

1251 grams? darn.. very light. I rather not deal with tubulars though =(
Does anyone know- or even own- C6 clinchers?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

That's actually the combo i'm looking at. I'm...

That's actually the combo i'm looking at. I'm looking at the C6.s though. They are supposed to be 62mm deep, but the weight has not yet been advertised. =(
I may sacrifice 12mm depth for lighter...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 132,799
Posted By BayAreaUser

Tinman, I have the 2.0s and they are great. we...

Tinman,
I have the 2.0s and they are great. we weigh the same and so far the regular 2.0s are holding true after hitting a barrage of potholes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By BayAreaUser

Ebay and/or craiglists are sort of hit or misses....

Ebay and/or craiglists are sort of hit or misses. I got a take off dura ace 7800 groupo for $550 not long ago(only missing cables and housing). If you are patient, you can find deals you just need...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 172,485
Posted By BayAreaUser

I feel for you. My spelling is not the greatest,...

I feel for you. My spelling is not the greatest, but i'm an even worse typist. I can't type to save my life. I never took typing classes and have to always correct every other word I type.
I usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 172,485
Posted By BayAreaUser

- When i started cycling I made fun of guys...

- When i started cycling I made fun of guys wearing lycra, but now i love wearing super tight clothing, and feel ridiculous if i have to ride in running shorts.

- I feel self-conscious about my...
05-01-11, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By BayAreaUser

Ttt

Ttt
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-11, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By BayAreaUser

How about using a towel to protect the cockpit...

How about using a towel to protect the cockpit and simply whipping the bike down after you're finished?
little preventive maintenance may be all you need?
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