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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By iam7head

if reach is your problem get a better fit stem,...

if reach is your problem get a better fit stem, don't rotate the handle bar because it's messing with the geometry for your wrist

it's a trail and error, I have about 4-5 stem that sitting at home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By iam7head

if the guy can't even get you some basic...

if the guy can't even get you some basic information I would totally skip it. if you can't even tell the degree and clamp/bar size then it's could be a total waste of time(just like being here : ) )
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By iam7head

I would get speedplay zero for the dual side...

I would get speedplay zero for the dual side entry.

<--rides in Los Angeles traffic, dodging city bus and soccer mom suv in Los angeles stop and go traffic requires a lot of attention. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,370
Posted By iam7head

sure and don't think they are anything cheap ...

sure and don't think they are anything cheap

Diving lessons and of course you'll need a rolex deepsea to take into the "deep blue"

: )
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 05:21 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,370
Posted By iam7head

weekend racing is expensive, I used to do alot of...

weekend racing is expensive, I used to do alot of track day. A set of grippy tires will cost you a new giant TCR advance every month.

not to mention getting into a wreck(which insurance will not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-11, 12:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,812
Posted By iam7head

telfon wax oil from white lighting switched from...

telfon wax oil from white lighting switched from triflow, it does decent job of keeping the dirt off but it's quite noisy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 38,961
Posted By iam7head

you sure can, wet sanding afterward can yield a...

you sure can, wet sanding afterward can yield a decent finish for that budget. people does it on cars as well, i never get the part where they spent 20 dollar worth of paint and spent 50 hours...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,728
Posted By iam7head

price was my concern before I wasted money for 2...

price was my concern before I wasted money for 2 other setup until realizing the zero is what i always needed. That might not be perfect for everyone but it's my holy grail for road pedal system.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,728
Posted By iam7head

depends on the type of shoes you have, if you...

depends on the type of shoes you have, if you have road shoe those crankbrother cleat is very very very slippery.

not so much of a problem if you have mt shoes but if you have hard sole road...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,728
Posted By iam7head

use to run shimano's system before using...

use to run shimano's system before using speedplay, almost everyone I know tried it never gone back including myself.

I do quite a bit of city riding(dodging Los angeles traffic and soccer mom suv...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By iam7head

still cheaper than a medical bill and new bike...

still cheaper than a medical bill and new bike due to a blow out, same theory on running uber expensive forged wheels and having 29 dollar taiwanese tire in the wrong size.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 821
Posted By iam7head

at least they reply to your email when I...

at least they reply to your email

when I emailed them about my mount breaking right off my fork they didn't even bother to response back.

I had their wireless computer, what a pile of junk. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,525
Posted By iam7head

Beside looking like a hipster wannabe there's...

Beside looking like a hipster wannabe there's nothing wrong.

well, given if your hand fits and all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 178,242
Posted By iam7head

-owning a bike and groupset that is way too fast...

-owning a bike and groupset that is way too fast for me

-having a old bike and old groupset

-secretly being very competitive when there's another rider on the road(usually I ride solo)

-more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 02:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,949
Posted By iam7head

Money no object? Carbon of course. but in...

Money no object? Carbon of course.

but in reality(at least for me) the advantage of cf over aluminum isn't that big of a jump.(another fat arse on carbon here)

If I crash my carbon TCR right...
Forum: Foo
05-17-11, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 282,065
Posted By iam7head

added some more pictures

added some more pictures
Forum: Foo
04-11-11, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 282,065
Posted By iam7head

197343 F1 quartz chrono, my second Tag...

197343

F1 quartz chrono, my second Tag Heuer. An underwhelming upgrade from my fleet of seiko's, now i am looking at the seamaster/speedmaster or perhaps the Tag Heuer carrera.

For about...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,661
Posted By iam7head

I strap mine on my arm with an arm band carrier,...

I strap mine on my arm with an arm band carrier, works great.

usually on pandora if not just shuffling thru the library
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,340
Posted By iam7head

Got my 05 1400 a year or so ago(ultegra 105 mix)...

Got my 05 1400 a year or so ago(ultegra 105 mix) for 450, couldnt be more happy
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 12:45 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,591
Posted By iam7head

experience of owning 2 pairs of oakley: ...

experience of owning 2 pairs of oakley:

first pair was a wireframe in bronze, the side rubber piece melts itself after a few year of very light usage, never sit under the sun all that much.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,055
Posted By iam7head

no worth the potential danger use it on the...

no worth the potential danger

use it on the trainer
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,181
Posted By iam7head

I always put the fresh tires for the front wheel,...

I always put the fresh tires for the front wheel, which is the wheel you absolutely don't want to have a blow out on while you riding.

Staggered wheels with asymmetric and unidirectional tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,100
Posted By iam7head

cheap and fit sounds like a good starting point,...

cheap and fit sounds like a good starting point, there's so many things going on at that age they might lose interest fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By iam7head

I don't get it, if you like riding the Caad then...

I don't get it, if you like riding the Caad then get the Caad, don't try to find a cf frame that rides like a Caad.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-11, 06:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,528
Posted By iam7head

well good luck, I tried walking down to the bus...

well good luck, I tried walking down to the bus station after my front derailuer took a dump half way thru a century. It didn't take more than 15 minute walking on a carbon sole shoes with SP zero...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-11, 03:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,497
Posted By iam7head

If it's not in black in white....

If it's not in black in white....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,207
Posted By iam7head

I am 5 10" 160lb Castelli large size short,...

I am 5 10" 160lb

Castelli large size short, Castelli mid size jersey, fits great.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-11, 06:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,937
Posted By iam7head

it's toasted, send it to me.

it's toasted, send it to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,480
Posted By iam7head

Didn't even bother with with one when I put...

Didn't even bother with with one when I put together my current bike.

if it's off then i rather do a quick tune up, it takes no time to do.

I never have to fiddle with the barrel adjuster on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By iam7head

Good one, i am gonna forward this page to my gf...

Good one, i am gonna forward this page to my gf if you don't mind.

btw the board still waiting for the riding report!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,333
Posted By iam7head

he probably did it for the frustration that he...

he probably did it for the frustration that he need to make an extra trip to LBS, when i get my goodies from the mail the last thing i want to do is making it work right because there's a missing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,852
Posted By iam7head

You probably will not see a shorter stopping...

You probably will not see a shorter stopping distance with hardware swap, probably try a set of coolstop or clarks if the current pad is dying/rotten/used up, it's a small investment if you are happy...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,876
Posted By iam7head

it varies, I am in Los Angeles where the CL ads...

it varies, I am in Los Angeles where the CL ads moves down to page 2 if you refresh your browser in a min or two.

I used to sell a lot of items on ebay(personal mostly) but not dealing with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,382
Posted By iam7head

Can't go wrong with both, just test ride them and...

Can't go wrong with both, just test ride them and the decision will be clear.

I would test ride the carbon version of the tcr if they have one at the store, it might not fit your budget plan right...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,464
Posted By iam7head

agree but on the side note: have you ever gotten...

agree but on the side note: have you ever gotten anything off CL locally without paying in cash? unless you are a very hot girl, I probably will not take a check or pair of socks for payment.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-11, 04:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 859
Posted By iam7head

story of my life. seriously.

story of my life. seriously.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By iam7head

doesn't work for my s2000 and miata =(

doesn't work for my s2000 and miata =(
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 05:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,153
Posted By iam7head

You'll be fine, my fat arse been on a cf post and...

You'll be fine, my fat arse been on a cf post and there's nothing happens yet.

they are not even that much lighter than good quality alloy seatpost.

as far stem: it varies, even some thin...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 11:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,021
Posted By iam7head

why knock it until you try it? and to the...

why knock it until you try it?

and to the OP:

I think one thing that really gets people to buy custom frame is the personal touch, It would be even better if you can back it up with data, for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,601
Posted By iam7head

I been running forte tube for about 2 years now,...

I been running forte tube for about 2 years now, the current tubes been running for 1 year or so without any flats.

throw in a new tube and see what happen.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 04:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,822
Posted By iam7head

international media coverage on your crash = big...

international media coverage on your crash = big crash

walks bike home crying= not so big crash
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,733
Posted By iam7head

camelback?

camelback?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,611
Posted By iam7head

Used a Serfas computer wireless worst POS...

Used a Serfas computer wireless

worst POS ever.

candence will not read half of the time, the sensor is rubbish because signal drops because of it's out of range on my 54 compact frame even with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By iam7head

get the best shoes you can afford, or else you'll...

get the best shoes you can afford, or else you'll be doing it all over again.

as far as pedal: it's a personal perference, I like speedplay and shimano
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,124
Posted By iam7head

it's very common actually, there's regular tech...

it's very common actually, there's regular tech day for s2ki.com(honda s2000 forum) where we work on other stranger's car free of charge(well, maybe just beer and hotdog)

I have done compression...
02-21-11, 04:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,621
Posted By iam7head

yes and no, you are talking about the "racing...

yes and no, you are talking about the "racing line" in motorsport term but like driving a sports car fast in the canyon, there's still tons of uncontrolled variable in public road.

I am sure i can...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-11, 03:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,099
Posted By iam7head

Nice bike, how was the ride? any problem with the...

Nice bike, how was the ride? any problem with the ISP?

don't worry I am not going to go all photo nazi about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-11, 03:28 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,124
Posted By iam7head

Sure I do, most of the local S2000 owners...

Sure I do, most of the local S2000 owners wave(actually more like giving "v") when they see another s2000 driver.

as far as on the bike, i try to wave or nod to everyone, most of the local...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-11, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By iam7head

you probably want to avoid internet purchase...

you probably want to avoid internet purchase unless you are 100% firm that you'll like it.

go to a local shop and ask for loaner if they have it, I end up returning a couple before I settle on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-11, 04:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,038
Posted By iam7head

in ear headphone when i am in low Ped/Bike...

in ear headphone when i am in low Ped/Bike traffic bike trail

one ear with headphone when i am in high PED/Bike traffic bike trail

iphone on speaker on armband or no music when I am on surface...
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