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Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By aeonderdonk

FSA K-Force Light Carbon Compact or Dura Ace 7900 standard

Buying a bike from a friend and I've got two options as stated in the subject. What do you think? Why?

I'm leaning towards DA but will lose some lower gearing options for climbing but will avoid...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By aeonderdonk

I will do my best to break my mental block on...

I will do my best to break my mental block on carbon. Looks like I can get some decent return on the wheels on ebay so I'll probably sell them there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By aeonderdonk

Not worried about being screwed over, just trying...

Not worried about being screwed over, just trying to learn some basic info and address concerns about carbon frame/components from a broader community knowledge source. Thanks for the tips!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By aeonderdonk

Buying a used bike, couple quick questions...

I'm planning to buy a bike from a friend next week: Orba Orca, full DA (option of DA crank or FSA K-Force Lite Carbon Compact), Reynolds 46 carbon tubulars. It's a good deal as best I can see (under...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By aeonderdonk

Easy mistake as the 4000/4000s seem to be the...

Easy mistake as the 4000/4000s seem to be the official bikeforum tire of choice
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By aeonderdonk

It's actually a gatorskin (which oddly enough had...

It's actually a gatorskin (which oddly enough had a puncture flat yesterday).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By aeonderdonk

Can I put a boot on it and ride it for the rest...

Can I put a boot on it and ride it for the rest of it's normal life?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By aeonderdonk

Craigslist Find - deal or no deal?

I found a 2004 Cannondale R1000 for sale and might pick it up as a second road bike/commuter. I don't have a huge budget for it but he's offering it for $600. Do you think this is a good deal for an...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By aeonderdonk

Sidewall hole, slavageable?

I noticed on my ride in to work today that my front tire has a rupture in the sidewall. Is there anything I can do to keep using the tire or is it done for? Hoping I make it home tonight without...
01-21-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,430
Posted By aeonderdonk

Transferring Cassette from Ultegra to Mavic hubs - spacers needed?

I recently got a set of ksyrium elite wheels from a coworker and want to transfer my cassette over and start using them. I got the cassette off, cleaned it up, and after putting it on the new hub and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,147
Posted By aeonderdonk

I definitely notice I'm not a smooth on the...

I definitely notice I'm not a smooth on the upstroke as I am on the down, I guess I'm a masher.

What about seat height/knee angle?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 06:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,147
Posted By aeonderdonk

To clarify for you haters, 27 male and my wife is...

To clarify for you haters, 27 male and my wife is filming with my phone. Was a spur of the moment "hey maybe the internet can help" recording, sorry for the low quality and androgyny
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 06:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,147
Posted By aeonderdonk

I know I'm no racer but want to pick out some...

I know I'm no racer but want to pick out some areas to work on while on the trainer this winter
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,147
Posted By aeonderdonk

Please help evaluate my pedaling motion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSwS1lFHFHk&feature=youtu.be


Any feedback is appreciated!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By aeonderdonk

Well, after moving the cleat up now I'm...

Well, after moving the cleat up now I'm experiencing pain in the top part of my knee while riding. Fail.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By aeonderdonk

I'm willing to make minor adjustment but not sure...

I'm willing to make minor adjustment but not sure how long to expect for it to take make a noticeable improvement since the pain is not occurring during (or even immediately following) a ride. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By aeonderdonk

Which side hurt, the longer or the shorter?

Which side hurt, the longer or the shorter?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By aeonderdonk

Knee Pain

After putting up 3500 miles in my first full year on a road bike I noticed I'm getting some pain in my left knee (right knee is fine). It isn't when I ride or even after I ride. It mostly occurs if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 09:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,194
Posted By aeonderdonk

I would certainly buy one

I would certainly buy one
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 07:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,644
Posted By aeonderdonk

Ditto all of this.

Ditto all of this.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,941
Posted By aeonderdonk

I got about 2500 miles out of my last pair...

I got about 2500 miles out of my last pair (before the rear one squared off). Only had one flat with them, I think they're great.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,948
Posted By aeonderdonk

My longest solo is ~55 miles. but of my 3200...

My longest solo is ~55 miles. but of my 3200 miles this year 99% is solo usually in increments of 20-35 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-11, 06:10 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 24,521
Posted By aeonderdonk

Oh, and I don't really feel fat. I probably could...

Oh, and I don't really feel fat. I probably could stand to lose another 10-20 lbs (which would take a lot of time and a ton of effort) but at 6'3 with a big build I know I wont/dont want to have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-11, 05:58 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 24,521
Posted By aeonderdonk

From dropping from 260 - 210 in the last 18...

From dropping from 260 - 210 in the last 18 months this is so true. Averaging maybe 16-17 mph over 3100 miles this year and you're looking at 200 hours. Thats a lot of time to commit but it works.
...
10-27-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By aeonderdonk

So I'm travelling for work and bought these...

So I'm travelling for work and bought these wheels. The best test I could do for now was hold a credit card across the braking surface and hold it up to a light in the parking lot :-/ Pretty minimal...
10-26-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By aeonderdonk

Wow, so basically none. What kind of mileage...

Wow, so basically none.

What kind of mileage should I expect out of some new rims until they get .2mm scalloping?
10-26-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By aeonderdonk

Thanks for the advice, I'll check it out this...

Thanks for the advice, I'll check it out this afternoon. I'm not sure about a dip but it's definitely a bit smoother looking than most rim surfaces I've seen. Worst case is I'm out a rim but did get...
10-26-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By aeonderdonk

Bought used Open Pro's - still enough braking surface?

I just bought a pair of open pro's laced to Dura Ace 9s last night on craigslist. The rear rim was replaced a few years ago but the front rim is every bit of 10 years old and sounds like it has...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,421
Posted By aeonderdonk

Not at all true. I am merely gauging whether it...

Not at all true. I am merely gauging whether it is the general attitude of the cycling community that flipping is evil or the natural flow of capitalism. I have no problem with what I did at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,421
Posted By aeonderdonk

No ignorance involved, just wanted to get rid of...

No ignorance involved, just wanted to get rid of it quick since he was moving.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,421
Posted By aeonderdonk

Am I Evil? - Craigslist Flip

So I recently flipped a bike I bought and sold on Craigslist. I bought it, tuned it up a bit and flipped it for double what I paid.

I got some nasty emails about this from some of the people on...
08-26-11, 07:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,435
Posted By aeonderdonk

Right now I track all my nutrition and workouts...

Right now I track all my nutrition and workouts with dailyburn. It says my caloric goal (when not doing any exercise) is to eat 2200. I eat 2200 and bike at least an hour a day. I guess I need to try...
08-24-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,435
Posted By aeonderdonk

Weightloss Wall

I started riding a lot this year and have dropped from 260 to 220 since last summer but have been sitting at 220 for the last couple months despite riding 300-400 miles/month and a relatively...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,211
Posted By aeonderdonk

~40. Every time I hit anything over 35 I start to...

~40. Every time I hit anything over 35 I start to get a little paranoid.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By aeonderdonk

Back in the saddle

After putting up 2000 miles since February I took a couple weeks off for a vacation to VT and FL. Two weeks off the bike has put me more out of shape than I thought and the last week has been rough....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By aeonderdonk

Nice, keep it up!

Nice, keep it up!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,099
Posted By aeonderdonk

I'm 220. My thought is that they're fatter and...

I'm 220. My thought is that they're fatter and I'll be slower? But probably negligibly so.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,099
Posted By aeonderdonk

700.....x23 vs x25

Preferences anyone?

I'm currently running Conti Gatorskins 700x23 which are near the end of their life and someone on craigslist has a set of 700x25 they'll sell me for $50 (saving ~$15). Anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,538
Posted By aeonderdonk

Wildfire Smoke: To ride or not to ride?

Wildfire smoke just rolled in from the coast this morning. The air is thick and reeks of smoke. I commuted to work this morning before it got here and am wondering whether I should HTFU and ride back...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 07:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,700
Posted By aeonderdonk

One road bike, one mountain bike, and one vintage...

One road bike, one mountain bike, and one vintage road bike for errands
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 08:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,389
Posted By aeonderdonk

+1 for homebrew (after several quarts of water...

+1 for homebrew (after several quarts of water :))

Hits: Fig bars, rice krispy treats, anything with peanut butter
Misses: anything hot mid-ride
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,852
Posted By aeonderdonk

I have Conti Gatorskins on my road bike and I...

I have Conti Gatorskins on my road bike and I haven't flatted with them yet in 1500+ miles. Love em!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,450
Posted By aeonderdonk

I've seen a few in different cities and...

I've seen a few in different cities and definitely thought it looked like fun but a crash would be exceptionally awful
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 12:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,509
Posted By aeonderdonk

In Seatbag: tube, tire levers, patch kit (used to...

In Seatbag: tube, tire levers, patch kit (used to carry multitool but id dissapeared)
In Jersey pockets: phone, ID, $20, food (banana/cliff bar) if a longer ride
On Bike: 2 Water Bottles, frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By aeonderdonk

First Metric Century (and then some) Today

I rode my first metric century for an MS Charity Ride. The ride itself was 66 miles and I rode to/from it to log a total of 73 miles. This exceeds my previous longest ride by 18 miles!

All in all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,457
Posted By aeonderdonk

wow, nice rides

wow, nice rides
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,393
Posted By aeonderdonk

I've done that only to realize they were talking...

I've done that only to realize they were talking about a motocycle when referring to "my bike"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,352
Posted By aeonderdonk

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By aeonderdonk

I guess I'll just sleep and eat. Thanks guys!

I guess I'll just sleep and eat. Thanks guys!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By aeonderdonk

Thanks for all the input. I guess I'll skip the...

Thanks for all the input. I guess I'll skip the commute to work the day (or two) before and just roll with it. Luckily it's a supported ride so they'll have a stop with food halfway.
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