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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-13, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By evan938

I just bought a set of the gp4000s from planet...

I just bought a set of the gp4000s from planet cyclery for $74.95 shipped...i had a $5 off code from when i bought my pedals from them this winter. I got the 25c since im about 180#, and usually the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,409
Posted By evan938

wow. i really want to go somewhere and try a...

wow.

i really want to go somewhere and try a long, gradual climb to see how i do. i live in central ohio, and my biggest climbing day ever was 5400' over 102 miles. the biggest climb we have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 684
Posted By evan938

http://app.strava.com/activities/60529201 ...

http://app.strava.com/activities/60529201

Got 63 miles and ~3700' on saturday. Thought about going for a ride today, but the easy sunday evening ride i sometimes do got cancelled, and i couldnt...
06-14-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By evan938

Edge 500 - Turn by turn AND ride data (speed, time, etc)

a couple months ago, i was playing around with my 500 and trying to learn some new features. i SWEAR i found a way where it was giving me turn by turn directions.

i can't figure this out now. i...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-13, 11:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By evan938

Friday - rest day Today - Tour de Cure....

Friday - rest day

Today - Tour de Cure. started off easy enough, about mile 13-14, we started getting broken up, so I kinda took off on my own ride hoping to catch one of the quicker groups at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By evan938

This year i switched from crankbrothers egg...

This year i switched from crankbrothers egg beaters and bontrager mountain shoes to SPD-SLs and new Shimano shoes with a much stiffer soles and like the new shoes a lot more. i've been having faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,372
Posted By evan938

i use 3. GC, Strava, and Ridewithgps. i guess i...

i use 3. GC, Strava, and Ridewithgps. i guess i have some OCD tendancies.

theres things in each i like. yeah, it takes me a little longer to upload, but oh well.

Strava, i like the segments. i...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,487
Posted By evan938

opened this thread due to the same issue. whats...

opened this thread due to the same issue. whats odd is, i was having a similar noise a week or so ago, then it went away over this past weekend on some rides, then monday, we had some wet roads for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,765
Posted By evan938

wait for the 520. it'll be here soon enough....

wait for the 520. it'll be here soon enough. maybe even for the 530!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,400
Posted By evan938

from what I found online, the elevation for the...

from what I found online, the elevation for the Omaha area has a difference of about 140m, so we'll say 425'. that does not sound like there is a lot of climbing involved.

but lets go with it....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By evan938

race x lites? IIRC, <1500g, and about 1/2 the...

race x lites? IIRC, <1500g, and about 1/2 the price of the carbones.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By evan938

I'm a firm believer in "an item is only worth...

I'm a firm believer in "an item is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it".

I ALWAYS list stuff on craigslist and ebay higher than I want/expect to get from it. CL, I just wait until I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,400
Posted By evan938

you live in Nebraska and spend THAT much time in...

you live in Nebraska and spend THAT much time in your small ring?

sounds like you just need to work on the motor more than changing out parts.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By evan938

i paid $150 and it covers follow ups for 4...

i paid $150 and it covers follow ups for 4 months. i had just bought new shoes, so i figured it was the best time to get it done since i had NO idea where to put cleats on new shoes (my old shoes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By evan938

bunch of rides in this weekend Saturday -...

bunch of rides in this weekend

Saturday - semi-casual ride with 3 friends. 48 miles - http://app.strava.com/activities/56214669

Sunday - started with a couple laps of mountain biking with 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 10:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,480
Posted By evan938

i just ride more and more, and it seems to help....

i just ride more and more, and it seems to help. last year i would consider my first year cycling (rode 2 years prior, but on a bike WAY too big for me). i remember my first group ride at around mid...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By evan938

Im local to this and dont remember it...not to...

Im local to this and dont remember it...not to defend the driver at all, but if a cyclist was on 23, they're dumb. Flat out. 23 is a 55mph 4 lane divided highway. No way in hell youd catch me on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-13, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,665
Posted By evan938

congrats. i rode one with ultegra di2 at a local...

congrats. i rode one with ultegra di2 at a local demo day this weekend. i liked how the bike absorbed a lot of the road, but at the same time, i felt like i was in a super upright position like i was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By evan938

clay bar

clay bar
Forum: Great Lakes
05-13-13, 07:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By evan938

Tosrv 2013

Didn't see a thread for this year, so I guess those who did it can post about it here...

My TOSRV ended up not so bad.

Saturday - I rode the first 52 with my brother to Chillicothe. He is not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 11:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,132
Posted By evan938

go with that previous suggestion for tegaderm....

go with that previous suggestion for tegaderm. 2.5 weeks ago i was doing my first cat5 race ever...and of course, i get into a crash with ~12 other people. nothing horrible, but some road rash on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By evan938

doing the real TOSRV here in a couple weeks. did...

doing the real TOSRV here in a couple weeks. did saturday only last year as my first time, and had a blast. glad i skipped sunday, as it was bad weather.

got my brother (who doesnt ride) doing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-13, 05:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,808
Posted By evan938

Congrats on your century! As stated, that is...

Congrats on your century! As stated, that is pretty leisurely. Last year was what i call my first year cycling...(i rode in 2010 - 400mi on a bike 6cm too big for me, and about 1200mi in 2011)...in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,835
Posted By evan938

Tifosi Tyrant at the suggestion of threads here....

Tifosi Tyrant at the suggestion of threads here. I was also about to drop $$ on oakley's until i saw the reviews here. I never wore sunglasses until i started cycling, so the thought of even spending...
Forum: Southeast
04-19-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By evan938

anyone interested in getting some longer rides in...

anyone interested in getting some longer rides in on 5/2 or 5/3? I'd love to have at least 1 century in, but beggars can't be choosers :)...i'll definitely be getting out for 50-60 solo if i cant...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By evan938

sending to my Trek buddy who gives me **** for...

sending to my Trek buddy who gives me **** for riding a supersix (non-evo, which scored higher than the evo in the 2nd and 3rd tests).

he has a 6.9 and now a project one 7 series with full sram...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,079
Posted By evan938

Damn. I was like "this is gonna be sweet if i...

Damn. I was like "this is gonna be sweet if i found this guy his bike at my main shop on the first try!". Did you ask him if theyre able to get their hands on one? Dante is usually pretty good to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,814
Posted By evan938

i didnt carry a chain breaker until i broke my...

i didnt carry a chain breaker until i broke my chain. ever since then, i've never busted a chain.

this past weekend, my buddy twisted his chain in his 2nd race ever and had to get a ride back. we...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By evan938

I'm gonna end up picking them up either way,...

I'm gonna end up picking them up either way, because my current wheel is so annoyingly loud, anything will be better. If it ends up being an 08/09, i see online they're still right around that 1470g...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,079
Posted By evan938

any luck?

any luck?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By evan938

now im confused. he said that its the Scandium...

now im confused. he said that its the Scandium wheels and 1470g, but he said that they've got the paired spokes. is there a time when that was an option?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By evan938

Bontrager RXL, Easton EA90SLX - different type of decision though, need help

I have a 2012 Supersix. Bought it used, and the wheels that came with it suck. the rear hub is shot, and now im in search of something new.

I had an offer for a set of 2010 (i believe) Bontrager...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,079
Posted By evan938

my local go-to shop has it listed. give them a...

my local go-to shop has it listed. give them a buzz

http://bicycleone.com/product/12cannondale-caad10-4-compact-130044-1.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By evan938

update - just 1 week after my initial ride...

update -

just 1 week after my initial ride on those hills, i opted to go back. there was a race out there which some friends were competing in, but i just wanted to go out to ride.

now, i don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By evan938

and the thing is, i've never known what its like...

and the thing is, i've never known what its like to breathe at "full capacity" or what someone without a breathing restriction can do. thats what im working with the docs now to try to get myself...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By evan938

i took my brother (who doesn't ride but made a...

i took my brother (who doesn't ride but made a bet with me and has a 50mi ride on 5/11 to prepare for) out for a ride after that ride yesterday. he wasn't feeling well and we cut it short, but for 14...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-13, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By evan938

yeah, that's the part im working on the docs with...

yeah, that's the part im working on the docs with now. from everything im finding, my asthma is not allowing me to consume as much oxygen as a normal person, so my heart beats faster to make up for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-13, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By evan938

i know that'll be a huge help to me, though it...

i know that'll be a huge help to me, though it seems no matter what i do, i cant crack the 180# barrier.

my other issue is being asthmatic and running out of air LONG before i run out of legs....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By evan938

You climbers..

Kudo's to you. After this weekend, I have even deeper respect for some of these routes I see people doing with long and/or steep climbs listed.

I live in a fairly flat area (central Ohio), and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,098
Posted By evan938

love my k-edge. like said earlier, i thought it...

love my k-edge. like said earlier, i thought it was a solution for a problem that didn't exist, but this thing is rock solid. one thing i hated about the stock garmin mount was pressing a button and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,230
Posted By evan938

well, i need to find something. i bought some...

well, i need to find something. i bought some Shimano R106L's a few weeks ago, and even after going in for a fitting, having the cleat adjusted, im still getting pain in my foot. mainly the outer...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,382
Posted By evan938

for a spoke? maybe i didnt look around enough,...

for a spoke? maybe i didnt look around enough, but the one that came with my garmin is plenty fine. just need to make sure its tight on the spoke

now, i did buy a 10pk of neodymium (im probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,566
Posted By evan938

so, i figured i'd update this. im not sure if...

so, i figured i'd update this. im not sure if anyone cares, and at the same time, i hate leaving a thread hanging incase someone else might be looking later down the road.

so, today i finally got...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By evan938

went out for 28 miles yesterday after work. cool...

went out for 28 miles yesterday after work. cool (48-50ish) and windy, but i managed to crank out my best average speed for a solo ride ever (18.0 vs 17.4ish), and set a couple PRs on strava. i was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-13, 01:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,658
Posted By evan938

104.5 miles. Food stops at miles 30, 50, and...

104.5 miles. Food stops at miles 30, 50, and 75ish. Doing that ride again 5/11.

July of this year im doing RAIN, 160 miles, 1 day.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-13, 01:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,423
Posted By evan938

Thats not a horrible pace for a group ride. Do...

Thats not a horrible pace for a group ride. Do they have multiple groups with slower speeds? Maybe try getting into those until you can ride it without issue AND take your turn up front pulling for a...
03-15-13, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By evan938

HillRider, i wouldnt say it shifts optimally, but...

HillRider, i wouldnt say it shifts optimally, but its also not at the point i cant ride it.

As for the comment about having a spare, maybe its just me, but id rather buy new, replace that and...
03-14-13, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By evan938

He did already bend it back, but id rather...

He did already bend it back, but id rather replace it than run on a "good enough" fix.
03-14-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By evan938

which derailleur hanger - 2012 supersix (non evo)

Shop says my rear hanger is slightly bent. Joys of buying a used bike, i guess. I checked online, i see style #110 for 2008-11 supersix, and #162 for a 2012 evo series. I dont see any others. Anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By evan938

Got 3 rides in over 2 days this weekend. ...

Got 3 rides in over 2 days this weekend.

Yesterday, 54 miles with a group I haven't ridden with for a while...they don't like cold weather riding. It was nice to get out with them. One woman went...
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