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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,205
Posted By goenrdoug

You don't work in software, do you?

You don't work in software, do you?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,205
Posted By goenrdoug

I dunno, at least 400 though... Seriously, I...

I dunno, at least 400 though...

Seriously, I rode this combo on the trainer bike all through the winter on them quite securely -- including burying myself to near puking going after various...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,205
Posted By goenrdoug

I have X pedals on the trainer bike and use the...

I have X pedals on the trainer bike and use the Light Action cleats that go with the pedals on the main bike. They work just fine. If you can find some 'light action' cleats, it would be an option......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,021
Posted By goenrdoug

You could always buy the newer Cannondale tubes...

You could always buy the newer Cannondale tubes that wrap the valve stem in rubberized material like so:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,678
Posted By goenrdoug

I've seen Dave Zabriskie roller blading around...

I've seen Dave Zabriskie roller blading around here a time or two.. I would expect he could drop my like a hot rock then too...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By goenrdoug

Simple Green and the generic orange stuff one can...

Simple Green and the generic orange stuff one can find at any hardware store are great degreasers suitable for drivetrain cleaning.

The movable thing on top of the stem probably (un)locks the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By goenrdoug

The 2019 is a great bike as well (I have one) --...

The 2019 is a great bike as well (I have one) -- and an extra couple hundred bucks might go a long way these days...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By goenrdoug

Some options? ...

Some options?
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/d/long-beach-cannondale-six-13/7146743593.html...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,619
Posted By goenrdoug

I built my first road bike from the ground up and...

I built my first road bike from the ground up and painted the hanger myself -- not while it was on the bike, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,088
Posted By goenrdoug

Dude took the ride three years ago.. I think he's...

Dude took the ride three years ago.. I think he's good now..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,123
Posted By goenrdoug

aaaaand OP never returns.

aaaaand OP never returns.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By goenrdoug

Just watch this video:...

Just watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24vfX2PtSMM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,123
Posted By goenrdoug

I agree with others. You're not getting on the...

I agree with others. You're not getting on the road for $500 if you go to a bike shop.

If you give us your height/weight and general craigslist area, we can possibly point out some bikes with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,608
Posted By goenrdoug

any time I'm in public, I wave at anyone doing...

any time I'm in public, I wave at anyone doing the same thing I'm doing. This gets really difficult in grocery stores and on the freeway, but, somehow I get by.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,804
Posted By goenrdoug

Meh, the welds on my old '93 Cannondale...

Meh, the welds on my old '93 Cannondale (aluminum, not Ti, but.. STILL!) were pretty nice:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,592
Posted By goenrdoug

If you get soaked while riding, often the most...

If you get soaked while riding, often the most problematic thing is getting your shoes dry by the next day's ride.

When you get home, immediately take the insoles out of your shoes and lay them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 27,908
Posted By goenrdoug

Bradley Road, Somis,...

Bradley Road, Somis, CAhttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200419_125007_50bb890c3b2dc4e9d3cd621d12df361d4d706666.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,589
Posted By goenrdoug

Obviously, this was the fault of the Speedplay...

Obviously, this was the fault of the Speedplay pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,524
Posted By goenrdoug

/Thread

/Thread
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,717
Posted By goenrdoug

anyone who has lost all confidence in their...

anyone who has lost all confidence in their speedplay pedals is welcome to send them to me for proper disposal. DM for details.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By goenrdoug

Try something with a bit more coverage, like the...

Try something with a bit more coverage, like the Oakley Flight Jackets: https://www.oakley.com/en-us/product/W0OO9401?variant=888392342317

(I use a knock-off of these I got for like $20 on Amazon...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,651
Posted By goenrdoug

I recently got some of these and have been...

I recently got some of these and have been thrilled with them: Specifications (http://www.neugentcycling.com/product30.html)

They come in under budget if you go with the regular laser spokes as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,572
Posted By goenrdoug

Agree with the others touting nutrition as the...

Agree with the others touting nutrition as the root of your issue here.

If you deplete yourself on the bike, you're going to be all messed up the rest of the day and the morning after.. Focus on:...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,601
Posted By goenrdoug

This weekend's solo rides around Ventura (and a...

This weekend's solo rides around Ventura (and a little bit over into LA Country)

Saturday:
Rode from T.O. down to the beach, up Yerba, home via Westlake

Sunday:
Short local loop near...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,601
Posted By goenrdoug

Ventura County version of the order as of tonight...

Ventura County version of the order as of tonight 3/20 at 11:59 pm specifically mentions bike riding as being okay:

Coronavirus ? Stay Well at Home Emergency Order ? VC Emergency...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,601
Posted By goenrdoug

This article specifically mentions that outdoor...

This article specifically mentions that outdoor exercise (including cycling) is allowed: https://www.kqed.org/news/11806988/sheltering-in-place-what-you-need-to-know
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,601
Posted By goenrdoug

Yes, it is allowed. They've even explicitly...

Yes, it is allowed. They've even explicitly stated that you can walk your dog, go for a hike, go ride your bike, etc.

Additionally, bicycle repair shops were added to the list is 'essential...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By goenrdoug

In my opinion, in my post, yes. For $400 and...

In my opinion, in my post, yes.

For $400 and change I went from narrow ass Aksiums to the Neugents. They're 1460g and 24+ wide (outside.) With 25mm Schwalbe One tires, the tires measure 28mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By goenrdoug

Yup. Seems to be a great rim for my needs. Light,...

Yup. Seems to be a great rim for my needs. Light, stiff, slightly deep, inexpensive, wide, tubeless ready... What a time to be alive.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By goenrdoug

Congrats on the Hunts! For the record, I...

Congrats on the Hunts!

For the record, I wanted to mention these that i recently bought, myself: Specifications (http://www.neugentcycling.com/product30.html)

They're about a hundred bucks...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,702
Posted By goenrdoug

Well, I just went out and weighed it using my...

Well, I just went out and weighed it using my digital bathroom scale -- which tends to fluctuate a bit.. so, it's not 100% on-the-dot.

But.. With speedplay pedals, 2012 Mavic Aksiums (temporary...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,702
Posted By goenrdoug

My vote is slightly biased, but my 2019 Supersix...

My vote is slightly biased, but my 2019 Supersix Mechanical Ultegra is very light, user-serviceable, stiff, and inexpensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By goenrdoug

I have a Powertap SL (which is slightly older...

I have a Powertap SL (which is slightly older than the OP's) and found the appropriate batteries on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075B3LB8K

To change them, you need a plastic...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,769
Posted By goenrdoug

Tell that to Ted King... (or Pete Stetina,...

Tell that to Ted King... (or Pete Stetina, Lawrence Ten Dam, etc.)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By goenrdoug

I'd suggest joining some group rides now --...

I'd suggest joining some group rides now -- before buying a new bike.

You're likely plenty capable of keeping up with the B or C level rides. Regardless, if you get dropped, you get dropped -- ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By goenrdoug

If the existing left shifter is just stuck and...

If the existing left shifter is just stuck and not broken (as in parts cracked/rattling inside) you might be able to soak the hell out of it with WD-40 and work it free... Common problem/solution...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By goenrdoug

Search e-bay for the left triple shifter's model...

Search e-bay for the left triple shifter's model number:

"ST-6603 shimano"
and you'll find replacements for around $100 like this:...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,948
Posted By goenrdoug

Yep, he's even bigger in person.. Saw him once...

Yep, he's even bigger in person.. Saw him once out at a ATOC stage and he rode by with others who were taking advantage of the semi-closed course.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,948
Posted By goenrdoug

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1580408032_39aa667788b1c89692347e445e5d524f8c730bfc.jpeg

This is a pretty big dude with his massive bike.. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,007
Posted By goenrdoug

1. 105 2. 40 3. 15

1. 105
2. 40
3. 15
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,171
Posted By goenrdoug

This. OP: It's a good idea to change...

This.

OP: It's a good idea to change positions during your ride.. Stand up for no real reason once in a while -- shift up a gear or two in the back and stand on the pedals for a hundred yards or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,960
Posted By goenrdoug

I spit on the windows of cars who park in (even...

I spit on the windows of cars who park in (even partially in) the bike lane.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,905
Posted By goenrdoug

Congrats! You're now infected with the bug. Ride...

Congrats! You're now infected with the bug. Ride safe, acquire an underseat bag with repair kit, spare tube, etc. ASAP. :)

Ride With GPS has a cool tool for finding routes. Here's a link to it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By goenrdoug

I visited there a few years ago and really...

I visited there a few years ago and really enjoyed it. I rented a Roubaix from BikeWorks in Waikoloa https://www.bikeworkshawaii.com and they were affordable and easy to work with. They even hosted a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By goenrdoug

to answer OP's question: e-bike riders, I...

to answer OP's question:

e-bike riders, I assume.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By goenrdoug

I'd get: New stem (other thread) (verify...

I'd get:

New stem (other thread) (verify proper sizing for your bars and fork)
New Cables / housings (https://www.merlincycles.com/shimano-road-gear-cable-set-stainless-54000.html)
New brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 219,900
Posted By goenrdoug

I'm a hair shy of 5'11 and am on a 56cm...

I'm a hair shy of 5'11 and am on a 56cm Cannondale.

People's shapes vary, but that bike is probably just right for you -- with a normal stem -- unless you have unusually long/short arms/legs.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 219,900
Posted By goenrdoug

..and the setback seatpost with the seat pushed...

..and the setback seatpost with the seat pushed all the way back on it only underscores that belief...

@bampilot06, If you didn't select that seatpost, seat position, or stem for your own fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,856
Posted By goenrdoug

5,044 miles & 382,000 feet climbing. Pretty...

5,044 miles & 382,000 feet climbing.

Pretty happy with that. Mid-year, I hit a real slump and was behind pace by about 400 miles at one point.

A big local event ride in early November got me...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,812
Posted By goenrdoug

OP's had 6 months to save the additional $135. ...

OP's had 6 months to save the additional $135.

I maintain that it's a strong option: current generation, a higher quality group, a reputable seller, and it's only ~$75 more expensive than the...
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