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12-15-17, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By wookv

thanks! I'll try to get the chain changed soon

thanks! I'll try to get the chain changed soon
12-15-17, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By wookv

Just bought new wheel and cassette for trainer, chain skipping

Hi,
I just bought a cheap rear wheel and nashbar brand cassette to use with my trainer. The wheel and cassette are supposed to work with the rest of my shimano components.
However, the chain keeps...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By wookv

Right Deltoid Pain on longer distances

I've been riding for several years, when I ride longer distances that's 2-3x my usual, my right deltoid aches during the ride. Only my right side, and it happens way before my back or legs get sore....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,680
Posted By wookv

For years I've had this combination: Bar...

For years I've had this combination:

Bar Gel (I use the Fizik ones like these (http://www.performancebike.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10052_10551_1167419_-1___)) + Thick Tape (see...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,127
Posted By wookv

Smart Trainer Advice: Cycleops Magnus vs Elite Qubo Digital Interactive

Hi,

I've been using rollers during the winter months ever since I started biking (~8 years now) but I've never owned a trainer (I've always thought I'd get bored). I'm considering now to get a...
01-04-17, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By wookv

Jaxjag, I also ordered a Cycleops Magnus during...

Jaxjag,
I also ordered a Cycleops Magnus during the Nashbar promotion, but it's backordered and I haven't received mine yet. Have you received yours? If you have, how is it? I've been a rollers guy...
12-10-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By wookv

Help with Garmin Edge 820

I've had my Garmin Edge 820 for a month now and I really like it. I've used it outdoors until today. I ride rollers indoors. But using the "indoor" function, it only records my time, cadence and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-16, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,683
Posted By wookv

I've had my Pearl Izumi Juice R2's for 8 years,...

I've had my Pearl Izumi Juice R2's for 8 years, about 10,000 miles, has been rain soaked a few times. The uppers are just fine, but my nylon soles creak.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By wookv

Thanks, Ben. Does the Fabric Silicone feel more...

Thanks, Ben. Does the Fabric Silicone feel more padded? Both come out to about $40 from what I can find online
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By wookv

Bar Tape: Lizard Skins DSP 3.2 vs Fabric Silicone

I'm looking to change my bar tape and I'm looking for something thicker and cushier. I'm considering,

Lizard Skins DSP 3.2 (http://shop.lizardskins.com/products/dsp-3-2mm-bar-tape)

vs
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By wookv

Yep, I had all the cables replaced about a year...

Yep, I had all the cables replaced about a year ago

Yeah, had those checked and tuned.


Yeah, it would ride ok for a few rides and very quickly go back to the problem again, I'm just getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By wookv

Upgrading 2007 shimano 105s to current Ultegra

I have a 2007 Scott CR1 Team with shimano 105s. My shifting isn't as smooth anymore, I always have to shift 2 down then 1 up (and vice versa) to get to some gears. It used to work smoother for 1~2...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 09:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,231
Posted By wookv

Wheelset Recommendation

Hi,

I have a 2008 Scott CR1 with stock Mavic Aksium wheels. I got into a crash with a someone on a mountain bike last week and now my front wheel has a broken spoke and is off true. My LBS says...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-13, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By wookv

Just bought a pair of 23's from PBK @ $35 each +...

Just bought a pair of 23's from PBK @ $35 each + 10% off using RIDE10 free shipping
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,215
Posted By wookv

Opinions on which Bike Friendly city to do Residency in

I've been cycling happily in Nashville weather and countryside for the last 4 years. I'm moving to a new city this summer to start my pediatrics residency. So, the way it works is that I rank...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,776
Posted By wookv

PI Softshell Elite + Thermal LS jersey +...

PI Softshell Elite + Thermal LS jersey + Underarmour Coldgear (keeps me warm when in the 20's)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By wookv

fwiw, I used to wonder that for the first few...

fwiw, I used to wonder that for the first few months after getting my road bike. But after a while, with more time in the saddle my handling skills and balance improved, then pedaling out of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By wookv

Reviving my old thread just to post the outcome: ...

Reviving my old thread just to post the outcome:
- LBS sent it off to Mavic, it was sent back to the shop saying that nothing is wrong with it
- a different guy at the shop looked at it and swears...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By wookv

delilo, good to know that I'm not the only one...

delilo,
good to know that I'm not the only one with the issue, what did they do to repair it? Or did they send you a replacement?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By wookv

Strange Mavic Aksium Rear Wheel sound

I've had this clicking sound on my bike for the last 2 years and since I've had it, everyone at the shop that I bought it from haven't been able to figure it out.

It's a clicking sound that's...
07-08-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 798
Posted By wookv

Shimano m545, m647 or m785 pedals

I'm considering getting either one of these pedals. My old m520's is not usable on one side any more. I've been reading that the cages in the m647 or m785 provide added stability. I've seen excellent...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-11, 05:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,073
Posted By wookv

I went from a mountain bike bell influx to the...

I went from a mountain bike bell influx to the giro atmos. I can't tell the difference in weight, but on a really hot day, it makes a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,192
Posted By wookv

Thanks for the advice, I haven't ridden on any of...

Thanks for the advice, I haven't ridden on any of these wheels before, so it's good to know that it's not a noticeable difference. Pending a quote from psimet, the eastons are the cheapest of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-10, 10:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,192
Posted By wookv

Wheelset Upgrade selection advice: Easton or Soul or Williams or Psimet

Since I've upgraded my stock tires to conti gp4000s, I've realized a significant difference in lower rolling resistance and improved ride quality. I'm now looking into potentially upgrading from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-10, 07:38 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,650
Posted By wookv

I always wave (it's in my sig) unless I'm in a...

I always wave (it's in my sig) unless I'm in a middle of a turn. I appreciate it when you wave back (adds a unique sense of unspoken community feel regardless of where I am).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 36,191
Posted By wookv

Thanks for the lively discussion everyone. I...

Thanks for the lively discussion everyone. I think I will stick with my Aksiums for now.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 36,191
Posted By wookv

Mavic Aksium vs Ksyrium SL

I have Mavic Aksiums on my bike and I'm considering upgrading to Mavic Ksyrium SL. A friend is selling his for about 1/2 of the retail price. That's still a few hundred bucks.

So, I'm wondering,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By wookv

Do you know how much narrower is it for you? i.e....

Do you know how much narrower is it for you? i.e. is your shoulder 42 and you're using 42 or is your shoulder 44?

I ask because from what I understand, I should add 2cm to my shoulder width for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By wookv

Should I get a new handlebar? Recommendations?

As I get better on the bike (longer distances, slightly faster) I've noticed for a while that I've been having difficulty trying to do what everyone recommends: keep your elbows close to your body.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By wookv

Thanks to everyone for all your valuable input. I...

Thanks to everyone for all your valuable input. I had a hard time deciding between the Conti GP4000 S w/ Black Chili or the Vittoria Open Corsa CX 320tpi.

The Corsa gives a dream ride and they...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,817
Posted By wookv

+1 After using up all the citrus degreaser...

+1
After using up all the citrus degreaser that came with my chain-cleaning kit, I now use Dawn + H20 (as recommended by the bike pro at REI), fill up the chain cleaning tool and spin the crank....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By wookv

Help me choose my next tires

After about 2500 miles on my stock Hutchinson Equinox tires (why such cheapo tires came with my Scott CR1, I don't understand), I think it's time to change them. After I had a flat from a 2x0.25 mm...
04-05-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By wookv

Trail and Bike Rental shop suggestions near San Francisco

I'm flying into San Francisco for business this week and I'm extending my stay through the weekend. I've heard of good mountain biking trails that run along the coast.

Can anyone suggest a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By wookv

Wow, $1000 is way too high. If it's on...

Wow, $1000 is way too high. If it's on craigslist, the person would be getting a lot of hate-mail. I saw a similar bianchi in great condition last summer going for $450.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,911
Posted By wookv

long ride: 1/2 cup oats + 1/2 cup muesli mix -->...

long ride: 1/2 cup oats + 1/2 cup muesli mix --> cook in microwave 5mins --> + skim milk + honey + fruit (strawberries/blueberries)
shorter ride: cereal + milk
shortest ride (weekday, indoor,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 24,061
Posted By wookv

That's great Donnie! Take some pics of you on...

That's great Donnie! Take some pics of you on your bike on your first ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,252
Posted By wookv

when I started, I wasn't comfortable with...

when I started, I wasn't comfortable with traffic, so I drove 20mins one-way to a recreational parkway (no commercial vehicles) to drive.

Then I htfu'd and made a route on google maps that starts...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By wookv

The birth of a brooks saddle

Wired magazine has a photo tour of the brooks saddle factory:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/02/gallery-a-tour-inside-the-brooks-saddle-factory/all/1

I guess it costs so much because of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,663
Posted By wookv

drove home (20 mins) from a dedicated...

drove home (20 mins) from a dedicated recreational scenic parkway only to realize that when I put my bike in my back seat, I forgot the wheel! I just bought the giant tcr2 from a guy on craigslist...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,602
Posted By wookv

Pearl Izumi PRO Softshell Gloves I've tried...

Pearl Izumi PRO Softshell Gloves
I've tried several gloves last winter and this winter: Novara Headwind, PI Cyclone, Descente Coldfront, Swix System 3 (ski gloves) but some were too thick, too...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,084
Posted By wookv

I have a white Selle Italia Max Flite Gel Flow...

I have a white Selle Italia Max Flite Gel Flow and stock Scott white bar tape, both get cleaned up well with blue Dawn dish detergent + elbow grease!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By wookv

Thanks for all the help everyone, I changed the...

Thanks for all the help everyone, I changed the battery and re-sync'ed the forerunner and sensor. Now, the speed on the forerunner is consistently 0.5mph higher than the blackurn cyclocomputer. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By wookv

Help with Forerunner 305

I got a Garmin Forerunner 305 with cadence/speed sensor for christmas. I used it outdoors once and it sync'ed perfectly. And the first 3-4 times I used it, the speed was comparable with my Blackburn...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By wookv

haha, my bad...thanks for catching it! :lol:

haha, my bad...thanks for catching it! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By wookv

Thank you very much for the link and the code! I...

Thank you very much for the link and the code! I got one!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By wookv

Stan, where did you see it? I went on the website...

Stan, where did you see it? I went on the website but I can't find it. The only thing I see are shorts (non-bibs) but they only have it in xl and xxl. thanks anyways.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By wookv

I know...but by the time I saw them, they were...

I know...but by the time I saw them, they were out of my size!! (medium)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By wookv

Bib shorts with most similar chamois to PI Slice Ultrasensor?

My favorite pair of bib shorts are the PI Slice Ultrasensor :love: (which I got at a steal of $70). I also have the PI Attack shorts, performance elite II bib shorts, sugoi something baggies, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 11,098
Posted By wookv

Biomedical engineering, OP, can you tally...

Biomedical engineering,

OP, can you tally all the entries? it'll be interesting to see a graph :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By wookv

out of curiosity, why belgium? unless you live in...

out of curiosity, why belgium? unless you live in belgium of course.
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