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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By El Davisimo

I'm a Speedplay guy. I find them the easiest to...

I'm a Speedplay guy. I find them the easiest to get in and out of.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,569
Posted By El Davisimo

There are a bunch of carbon fiber repair guys out...

There are a bunch of carbon fiber repair guys out there. Find one near you and have them look at it. Get their opinion. They are the pros.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 523
Posted By El Davisimo

This was my ride with my team on Saturday 6/6....

This was my ride with my team on Saturday 6/6. Long and fun. I was pooped. Left it all on the road....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,590
Posted By El Davisimo

Funny, I was just talking on the phone today with...

Funny, I was just talking on the phone today with a guy who does carbon repair work out of Orange County. Here is what he said: The difference between 500 OCLV and 700 OCLV is about 100 grams. That's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By El Davisimo

Something Super Unique and Cool

Hey guys,

I love innovation. I love new ideas. I also love (trying) being sustainable and environmentally conscious. So, a friend pointed this out to me. It looks amazing. Curious to your guys...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By El Davisimo

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www.infinitybikeseat.com...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,695
Posted By El Davisimo

Pardon my ignorance, but can you please explain...

Pardon my ignorance, but can you please explain that?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,695
Posted By El Davisimo

Question for everyone in regards to this subject....

Question for everyone in regards to this subject. How often should one change their chain? I ride 30-40 miles every Saturday with my group and another 20 during the week. I usually ride near the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By El Davisimo

Sounds good. Thanks folks.

Sounds good. Thanks folks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By El Davisimo

I appreciate the notes. This isn't a matter of...

I appreciate the notes. This isn't a matter of trying to be like the others. It's not a matter of being a follower. It is a matter of wondering if my setup is correct as I see others are different.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,748
Posted By El Davisimo

Yes. :lol:

Yes.
:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,859
Posted By El Davisimo

Carbon, every time. Difference between Ultegra...

Carbon, every time. Difference between Ultegra and 105 is merely a matter of ounces, in truth. But the big takeaway, is that carbon doesn't vibrate as much as alloy. It is also lighter (generally)...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By El Davisimo

My Crank set is a double 50/34. I ride here in...

My Crank set is a double 50/34. I ride here in Los Angeles, with some climbing and some flats. Generally the group does 30-50 miles per ride. Moderate pacing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By El Davisimo

Thanks. So if my cassette is 11-32, what do you...

Thanks. So if my cassette is 11-32, what do you think? Should I replace or who cares?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By El Davisimo

Also, my cassette is 11-32

Also, my cassette is 11-32
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By El Davisimo

Sure, but what is the benefit of one vs. the...

Sure, but what is the benefit of one vs. the other?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,030
Posted By El Davisimo

Sooo... I'm a screenwriter. Setting subject...

Sooo... I'm a screenwriter. Setting subject aside, would you like some style and editing notes? There are a lot of little tweaks that would make the writing "pop" a bit more. Let me know.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By El Davisimo

Silly Long Cage vs. Short Cage Q.

Hi folks, I currently have Ultegra 6800 on my road bike. It has a long cage on the rear derailleur. However, I noticed that all the guys in my riding group seem to have short cages. Is there a...
03-22-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By El Davisimo

I have one of those and I use it every time I...

I have one of those and I use it every time I take the wheel off. In fact, if you look closely at the pick, you can see it in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By El Davisimo

I'd love to, but it's an obstacle course. What...

I'd love to, but it's an obstacle course. What you don't see is the foot of the bed is just in front. The hanging bike is easy to avoid, but if I lean the hybrid against the wall, the handlebars...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By El Davisimo

Hey guys. It's hard to see in the pic, but there...

Hey guys. It's hard to see in the pic, but there is a spacer inside the brake. I don't know why it does it. I will probably take to a pro, since I am unable to describe it well enough. Thanks all.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By El Davisimo

Hydraulic Disc brake issue

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Hey guys. I have a new Fuji with Hydraulic disc brakes. As you can see in the...
03-21-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By El Davisimo

Hydraulic Disc brake issue

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Hey guys. I have a new Fuji with Hydraulic disc brakes. As you can see in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,679
Posted By El Davisimo

I'm interested to see where this goes. Could be a...

I'm interested to see where this goes. Could be a big change. I'd love to see a few bikes and see some real testing results with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By El Davisimo

Hey Peter, I don't know where you live, but...

Hey Peter,

I don't know where you live, but here in LA we have some communal bike repair shops, where you can borrow tools and work on your bike there. Usually there is someone around who can lend...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

I refuse to live in a world where I will not ride...

I refuse to live in a world where I will not ride my bike, because it is unsafe. As I said, I live in LA, so I won't ride during rush hour. However, on weekends, I ride with my group, which makes us...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

Also, I'd like to add, if you support Trump,...

Also, I'd like to add, if you support Trump, don't bother wearing a helmet at all. It is simply futile. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

$150 for a helmet is not elitist. And let's not...

$150 for a helmet is not elitist. And let's not kid ourselves. Cycling is not a poor man's sport, no matter how much we would like it to be. I have a decent bike. Not the best (by a long shot) but...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

No. No we do not. I live in Los Angeles. I ride...

No. No we do not. I live in Los Angeles. I ride in Los Angeles. Every road is congested. every driver Tweets, texts and Facebooks while driving. Technology that increases my odds of not becoming a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By El Davisimo

Just out of curiosity, who would you recommend I...

Just out of curiosity, who would you recommend I look for? Not a specific person, per se, but rather what qualifications? Where would I go about finding someone that could do this?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By El Davisimo

External to Internal Cable routing

Hey folks,

Curious. I love my ride. I do. There is one thing I hate though, it has external cable routing. Is it possible to be converted to internal?

I know, I know. It makes little to no...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

That would be cool to read. Here is an article on...

That would be cool to read. Here is an article on the helmet from Popular Science.

https://www.popsci.com/trek-wavecel-bicycle-helmet-science
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

No offense, but... A) What you just said...

No offense, but...

A) What you just said tells me that you know nothing about Marketing. If you spend large sums of money developing something, you're gonna need to make it into a big deal....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,872
Posted By El Davisimo

I'm riding on Wheelscience Elementals. Carbon...

I'm riding on Wheelscience Elementals. Carbon fiber hubs. 50mm. I was lucky. I won them in a contest. I was looking for new wheels at the time. Wheelscience is an Australian company. They are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 06:05 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

Again, get past the marketing. Of course it needs...

Again, get past the marketing. Of course it needs to be marketed as a revolutionary new thing. If you spent hundreds of thousands into research and development, you too would market it exactly as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 23,908
Posted By El Davisimo

Obviously, it doesn't change cycling. That is...

Obviously, it doesn't change cycling. That is marketing. If you were the CEO of Trek, you'd market it as something revolutionary...

That said, yeah, it is revolutionary. With everything we know...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-19, 12:00 AM
Forum: For Sale
02-19-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,346
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 300,169
Posted By El Davisimo

Bunch o' seat to swap

Hey guys, I have some good ones to swap out.

I am looking for:

a. Selle SMP
b. Selle Italia Superflow
c. Noseless tri/tt seat like the fizik mistica

I have to swap out:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,194
Posted By El Davisimo

Honestly, the difference between men and women's...

Honestly, the difference between men and women's bike is 90% marketing. Usually the only visible things that are different, are A) color (but sometimes the colors are actually really cool.) and B)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,370
Posted By El Davisimo

25s vs. 23s

Can someone please tell me why the trend right now is 700x25, instead of 700x23? I always thought that 23s are thinner tires, which means less contact with the road, which means less friction, which...
02-04-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,406
Posted By El Davisimo

Performance. Huge discount since they are going...

Performance. Huge discount since they are going out of business.
02-03-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,406
Posted By El Davisimo

Fuji Absolute 1.3

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Hi folks, after my Giant Escape 3 was stolen in the middle of the...
02-02-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,376
Posted By El Davisimo

Raleigh Redux 1 vs Raleigh Cadent 3... or any better ideas

Long story short - My Giant escape hybrid was stolen in the middle of the night. Luckily I have awesome renter's insurance and got reimbursed almost immediately. (Also lucky that my $4000 Trek Emonda...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,000
Posted By El Davisimo

Oh, i.Martin is great! They're staff knows what...

Oh, i.Martin is great! They're staff knows what they are talking about and the repair team is really knowledgable. They also explain what they are doing and why. I only bring the Bat Bike there for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By El Davisimo

Ah yes! Quiet is good. I want to be able to ride...

Ah yes! Quiet is good. I want to be able to ride while my son naps. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By El Davisimo

Bicycle Trainer Q

Hey folks. In the beginning of the year I am going to buy a bike trainer. I am looking to get a smart trainer that is compatible with Mac and Zwift. I also want one that is WHEEL-ON. The goal is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 170,000
Posted By El Davisimo

This is my 2016 S4. I have upgraded everything on...

This is my 2016 S4. I have upgraded everything on it, short of the handlebar... which I am swapping out for carbon fiber at the beginning of the year. So basically, the frame and fork will remain...
Forum: Commuting
12-07-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By El Davisimo

I appreciate everyone's thoughts here, but let's...

I appreciate everyone's thoughts here, but let's not tell me how to raise my child. We good?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 16,200,933
Posted By El Davisimo

2016 Trek Emonda

As I showed on a different thread, here's my Emonda. Only thing that are still original on it are the handlebar, frame and fork. Everything else has been upgraded and changed. In a few short weeks, I...
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