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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By NWS Alpine

I would get the One over the ZX at this point....

I would get the One over the ZX at this point. 25c if possible. Have you considered the sector 28c from hutchinson?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By NWS Alpine

Weight aside it's a different frame profile and...

Weight aside it's a different frame profile and rides different.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,161,882
Posted By NWS Alpine

Tell you friend to ditch those cork pads and get...

Tell you friend to ditch those cork pads and get a set of swissstop black prince pads for his carbon wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By NWS Alpine

The guy at the shop was wrong. They are standard...

The guy at the shop was wrong. They are standard look KEO style pedals. Any 3 hole road shoe is what you need. The type of pattern is the middle shoe.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,175
Posted By NWS Alpine

Ugh it's inch-pounds not foot-pounds. To put it...

Ugh it's inch-pounds not foot-pounds. To put it into perspective lets say 30 in-lbs is about 3.3 nm. Stem bolts for carbon bars are even higher than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-14, 06:32 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,511
Posted By NWS Alpine

Road bikes do not belong on a MUP

Road bikes do not belong on a MUP
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,175
Posted By NWS Alpine

You can read the manual for your specific part...

You can read the manual for your specific part and get the proper torque value. Too much torque and you will degrade your shifting and cause premature failure. Shimano is usually around 22-44 in lbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By NWS Alpine

Nothing but positive results after a couple...

Nothing but positive results after a couple years. Running the PSI too high but that is not your issue. It sounds like installation error if the bead is broken. Bead jacks and tire levers should not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-13, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By NWS Alpine

Not quite Miami but Bike America has nice carbon...

Not quite Miami but Bike America has nice carbon rentals. http://bikeam.com/articles/bike-rental-information-pg400.htm

Closest Bike Am to Miami http://bikeam.com/articles/pembroke-pines-pg375.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-13, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,349,422
Posted By NWS Alpine

They recommend to start with the middle level and...

They recommend to start with the middle level and then adjust from there based on comfort. I had the same saddle and found it worked best 1-2* tip up from a level middle section.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,067
Posted By NWS Alpine

Very common in South FL. Gym parking lots and...

Very common in South FL. Gym parking lots and parks are huge targets. Even in Boca Raton we have issues from the scum of Miami and Fort Lauderdale renting cars and driving up to steal stuff. In broad...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,444
Posted By NWS Alpine

Looks like they just wanted to see what it looked...

Looks like they just wanted to see what it looked like in a single speed setup. The other photo is setup as a single speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,463
Posted By NWS Alpine

Great cables for cheap. I like them better than...

Great cables for cheap. I like them better than Yokozuna now. Yokozuna's don't play nice with some frames.

Word of caution that the braided colors are slightly thicker than the solid colors. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By NWS Alpine

I was being sarcastic. I would't use one for the...

I was being sarcastic. I would't use one for the cable stop either.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By NWS Alpine

Torque wrench broken?

Torque wrench broken?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-13, 10:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,568
Posted By NWS Alpine

Just wear the shirt over your jersey and cut a...

Just wear the shirt over your jersey and cut a horizontal line in the back so you have easy access to your pockets without having to lift the shirt up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,331
Posted By NWS Alpine

I just ride the same bike. Only thing I don't...

I just ride the same bike. Only thing I don't like about rain is the road grit in your mouth from wheel sucking. Have to offset a little and hope the guy in front can keep a straight line.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,019
Posted By NWS Alpine

A lot of places hire firms to handle this now....

A lot of places hire firms to handle this now. What an awful job to fire people all day. Cleaner for the existing employees at the company though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,428
Posted By NWS Alpine

My choice would be he following: DA 9000...

My choice would be he following:

DA 9000 cables
Jagwire Road Pro braided
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,161,882
Posted By NWS Alpine

The vitesse upgrade by most is not about just...

The vitesse upgrade by most is not about just aero and weight. The biggest benefit is ride quality. The RS10s don't work that well for larger riders 180lbs+.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,767
Posted By NWS Alpine

IMHO there is really no desire to use non DA9000...

IMHO there is really no desire to use non DA9000 chainrings. They shift better than anything out there. Only case would be extreme weight weenies but then they wouldn't be considering the DA9000...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-13, 08:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,455
Posted By NWS Alpine

Good idea to grab his plate and report it to the...

Good idea to grab his plate and report it to the local PD. That way next time when he actually does something to someone else there is record of previous incidents. Will help the next victim instead...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20,544
Views: 4,812,746
Posted By NWS Alpine

Return for these? ...

Return for these?
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/9461630208_501cffe4e5_h.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,161,882
Posted By NWS Alpine

I believe all non NA CAAD10-5s come with 105...

I believe all non NA CAAD10-5s come with 105 brakes. Must have came from Euro stock.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,161,882
Posted By NWS Alpine

Also WiFLi with large range cassette wipes out...

Also WiFLi with large range cassette wipes out the need for a triple
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By NWS Alpine

I'm waiting for the POC octal. I am a big fan of...

I'm waiting for the POC octal. I am a big fan of their downhill skiing stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-13, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,181
Posted By NWS Alpine

The spidering can be run on the SISL as well....

The spidering can be run on the SISL as well. Nothing special with the setup. It is rumored that praxis makes the spidering as well. Only a couple of companies can make cold forged rings. Shimano and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,876
Posted By NWS Alpine

It took a lot of high end carbon frames before I...

It took a lot of high end carbon frames before I found one that was as good or better than my CAAD10. Still miss the frame from time to time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,349,422
Posted By NWS Alpine

Here is a good video explaining it form Sram. The...

Here is a good video explaining it form Sram. The 36cm is a good starting point but frame design and cables used will change that.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dek5QAgEa9I
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20,544
Views: 4,812,746
Posted By NWS Alpine

I thought that was back when they did the...

I thought that was back when they did the original run. There is weight from sriracha letters. Hopefully they do another run as I want two.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,349,422
Posted By NWS Alpine

While it doesn't always look good the housing...

While it doesn't always look good the housing length looks correct for Sram Red. They specifically mention a longer RD cable for proper function. I have noticed a much better feel with a similar...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,344
Posted By NWS Alpine

If you don't want the $80 Zipp ones then get the...

If you don't want the $80 Zipp ones then get the $40 Zipp steel ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20,544
Views: 4,812,746
Posted By NWS Alpine

I saw this too late :( I love the purist bottles...

I saw this too late :( I love the purist bottles and this would be awesome. Hopefully they get more.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,857
Posted By NWS Alpine

The quality is good and it will last. They also...

The quality is good and it will last. They also have great customer service so if there is anything wrong they will replace it no questions asked. Part of the high cost up front. More I ride the more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,649
Posted By NWS Alpine

What is your weight? 95 psi is still really high...

What is your weight? 95 psi is still really high for your setup. I would go 80f/85R. The wider rim, volume of the 25c, and tubeless factors into a much lower needed PSI. It will ride even better.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,866
Posted By NWS Alpine

I feel the opposite. DI2 is the perfect option...

I feel the opposite. DI2 is the perfect option for the weekend warriors. The same guys who can't change a flat or lube their own chain. They don't have team mechanics ready and waiting to check and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,332
Posted By NWS Alpine

The new performance bibs are good for the price...

The new performance bibs are good for the price as mentioned. I am partial to the higher model LG bibs. The 4motion and 5 motion chamois are really nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-13, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,931
Posted By NWS Alpine

SiSl or SiSL2 no question the best option. Throw...

SiSl or SiSL2 no question the best option. Throw in the spidering on the SiSL2 and you can't get anything better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-13, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,819
Posted By NWS Alpine

Sure conditioning is going to help anyone...

Sure conditioning is going to help anyone regardless of what terrain you ride. I simply answered the question the OP asked. Riding at max wattage on flats is very different than climbing. Typically...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,819
Posted By NWS Alpine

No it doesn't. Many come to places like South FL...

No it doesn't. Many come to places like South FL from mountain areas and struggle to keep up on the flats into the winds. Riders down here typically get smoked when elevation changes. You need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,349,422
Posted By NWS Alpine

Yes that bike does not belong to me. I have a...

Yes that bike does not belong to me. I have a Neilpryde.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,767
Posted By NWS Alpine

I have Thule aeroblades and Rocky Mounts Euro...

I have Thule aeroblades and Rocky Mounts Euro pitchfork. It's flush mounted so secure and much reduced wind noise due to no clamps around the aeroblades. Great setup.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,161,882
Posted By NWS Alpine

New into cycling the past few years. Been...

New into cycling the past few years. Been manufacturing carbon composite sailing equipment long before the cycling industry. The frames are designed by BMW Design works USA. Ridden by UHC pro cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By NWS Alpine

If all else fails then call the guys at Glory...

If all else fails then call the guys at Glory Cycles and they may have a ride or know of a ride scheduled.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,161,882
Posted By NWS Alpine

Yeah. I could sell it separately and make a...

Yeah. I could sell it separately and make a little more. Time is limited as we just adopted a puppy. This is my new frame :) (now updated with 130mm stem, Black gloss microtex tape, and black...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,330
Posted By NWS Alpine

New Toupe Pro ...

New Toupe Pro
http://www.leisurelakesbikes.com/content/images/thumbs/0014655_specialized_toupe_pro_saddle.jpeg
http://www.wrenchscience.com/DBImages/400h/Specialized-Toupe-Pro-White-2013.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,330
Posted By NWS Alpine

Looks good. I like the new toupe design as it...

Looks good. I like the new toupe design as it doesn't have all the ugly plastic.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10,391
Views: 3,161,882
Posted By NWS Alpine

I just put my 58 w/hollowgrams on ebay

I just put my 58 w/hollowgrams on ebay
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-13, 06:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,000
Posted By NWS Alpine

I bought a set at their new store opening sale...

I bought a set at their new store opening sale because they were really cheap. They are excellent for the price but not as good as higher end models from other manufacturers. They do run big. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,975
Posted By NWS Alpine

My mount is made by Morten for a Zipp SC SL stem....

My mount is made by Morten for a Zipp SC SL stem. He makes awesome stuff.
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