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07-03-18, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,731
Posted By fastk9dad

Fizik or Lizard Skins are my go to tapes. As...

Fizik or Lizard Skins are my go to tapes.

As for finishing with electrical tape, do one tight/stretch wrap with the tape then do another 2-3 wraps where you don't stretch it. Try and wrap tape so...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,359
Posted By fastk9dad

Get the 105 and upgrade to Praxis rings. Rings...

Get the 105 and upgrade to Praxis rings. Rings are ~150g plus the weight of the spider, should be right in between the OPI and the FSA
06-03-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By fastk9dad

I have been using one of these inside my home for...

I have been using one of these inside my home for about 4 years now. No concerns about being tippy even when I had a relativity heavy mountain bike on top rack. The middle leg extends straight out...
06-02-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By fastk9dad

Feedback Sports Velo Cache ...

Feedback Sports Velo Cache

https://www.feedbacksports.com/shop/velo-cache-black/
06-02-18, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,774
Posted By fastk9dad

Congrats! And you got it for a good price too! A...

Congrats! And you got it for a good price too! A new stem and you should be able to get you to an ideal fit.
05-31-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By fastk9dad

You need to define "fitness". I believe your...

You need to define "fitness". I believe your aerobic engine capacity can decrease relatively shortly. It may start to decrease after 3 days but I doubt it would be noticeable. Might be noticeable...
05-29-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By fastk9dad

I prefer to warm up for about 20 minutes with a...

I prefer to warm up for about 20 minutes with a few hard efforts thrown in. If I don't warm up my legs will feel dead in 10-15 mins and by the time I work through that (~20mins) I'm usually out the...
05-29-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,774
Posted By fastk9dad

Good news about the groupset. I wouldn't worry...

Good news about the groupset. I wouldn't worry about the lack of Zerts in the rear. (My 2013 doesn't have any on the bike at all - not really necessary if you know how to adjust tire pressure) In any...
05-29-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,774
Posted By fastk9dad

Yeah, I see there is nothing close in the 2014...

Yeah, I see there is nothing close in the 2014 model year. You are probably correct. Anything less that 105 should be easy to identify as it would have gear indicators on them, but many people don't...
05-29-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,774
Posted By fastk9dad

I'm guessing the seller just copied some specs...

I'm guessing the seller just copied some specs from a 2014 model and put that in the add. Since they can't identify the year correctly I'd be surprised if the group sets are correctly identified as...
05-29-18, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,774
Posted By fastk9dad

Based on the paint scheme it is most certainly a...

Based on the paint scheme it is most certainly a 2006. https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/searchlistingdetail.aspx?id=11914

I have a 2013 Tricross with Cantis. Upgraded to mini-v and then back to...
05-27-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,663
Posted By fastk9dad

Nice find & save!

Nice find & save!
05-25-18, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By fastk9dad

Put your hand/fingers around the valve and push...

Put your hand/fingers around the valve and push it off with your thumb.
05-21-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,017
Posted By fastk9dad

Not sure if it is a result of the chain-suck and...

Not sure if it is a result of the chain-suck and resulting damage but the rear wheel isn't completely seated in the drop out. In the photos you can clearly see where the nut is normally seated, a few...
05-11-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,493
Posted By fastk9dad

Personally I wouldn't focus so much on heart rate...

Personally I wouldn't focus so much on heart rate as there are a lot of factors that can influence it one way or the other (i.e heat & fatigue). 135 on Wednesday may not be the same effort as 135 on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 409,533
Posted By fastk9dad

Thanks. I was originally looking at the Power2Max...

Thanks. I was originally looking at the Power2Max NGECO but since the prices have fallen on the pedals plus their portability makes them a little more attractive to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 409,533
Posted By fastk9dad

:o Well that was an unfortunate typo! lol

:o

Well that was an unfortunate typo! lol
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 409,533
Posted By fastk9dad

I've been waiting for the CT 20% off as well but...

I've been waiting for the CT 20% off as well but it doesn't look like they are doing it this year, at least not at the start of May. Looking for breadcrumbs when/if they might run the next one.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10,387
Views: 3,106,742
Posted By fastk9dad

My '15 CAAD10 came stock with 25c Mavic tires. I...

My '15 CAAD10 came stock with 25c Mavic tires. I have read that some 25 tires (specifically the gp4k's) might not fit with some of the newer wider wheels like Flo. Can anyone confirm or deny?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-17, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By fastk9dad

That fork is from a different CAAD10. The...

That fork is from a different CAAD10. The matching one to your bike should have white graphics....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,083
Posted By fastk9dad

Camelbaks that match the bike. :)

Camelbaks that match the bike. :)
Replies: 28
Views: 2,676
Posted By fastk9dad

Delmarva peninsula. Occupied by all 3 states,...

Delmarva peninsula. Occupied by all 3 states, Delaware, Maryland & Virginia.
04-15-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,146
Posted By fastk9dad

Did the crank you pulled off spin freely? My...

Did the crank you pulled off spin freely?

My BB30 cranks, when torqued to spec, only make it one or two revolutions around before they stop if trying to spin by hand with no chain on. Much...
04-15-17, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,237
Posted By fastk9dad

I doubt the strut would reach that bolt, at least...

I doubt the strut would reach that bolt, at least not w/o the fender rubbing the tire. This is how the other side mounts:

http://bikeshopwarehouse.com/ProductImages/Brez-Bltwy8+-2017-04.jpg
04-15-17, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,237
Posted By fastk9dad

Here you go, womens step through model with the...

Here you go, womens step through model with the same fender struts. Can't see brake side though. but looks like similar mounting to the OPs photos.

Breezer Liberty 1R+ Women's Comfort Bike -- 2017...
04-15-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,237
Posted By fastk9dad

It's also a different style mounting arm. The one...

It's also a different style mounting arm. The one on the site has a single strut, but the one the OP posted is a dual strut sort of a V that wraps around a bolt. Don't think that one would reach the...
04-15-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,237
Posted By fastk9dad

Someone correct me if I'm wrong, that doesn't...

Someone correct me if I'm wrong, that doesn't look like the caliper mounting bolt, it looks like a bolt on the side of the mounting flange, probably to be used for accessories. The caliper looks like...
04-10-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,237
Posted By fastk9dad

You got new ball bearings in the bottom bracket. ...

You got new ball bearings in the bottom bracket.

Can't see the front spoke pattern very well but the rear maybe had lace pattern change?
03-29-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,014
Posted By fastk9dad

That too! It is an interesting thought, Sears was...

That too! It is an interesting thought, Sears was basically the Amazon of the time. Getting the Sears catalog in the mail was always a big event when I was a kid. That was like the staple if you...
03-29-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,014
Posted By fastk9dad

The old "this internet thing isn't going to take...

The old "this internet thing isn't going to take off" mentality.
03-29-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,014
Posted By fastk9dad

I dated a girl once that owned a Sears home. We...

I dated a girl once that owned a Sears home. We actually verified it, found the book of plans, found her layout and even located some markings on rafters and such. Pretty cool find.
03-29-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,014
Posted By fastk9dad

My first "10-speed" was a yellow Free Spirit....

My first "10-speed" was a yellow Free Spirit. Probably early 80's. I put that thing through the ringer. I CXed with it before I even knew what CX was. Went few a few rear derailleurs when branches...
03-26-17, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,362
Posted By fastk9dad

Isn't this basically a 40 mile ride? How much...

Isn't this basically a 40 mile ride? How much gear are people taking that require a backpack or other storage? I presume they allow you to fill up your bottles at a stop, then a few bars/gels/snacks...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-17, 07:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,135
Posted By fastk9dad

Most of my kits are Castelli, aero race bibs and...

Most of my kits are Castelli, aero race bibs and training tops. Also have some Volo & Nano bibs and an aero race jersey. They all fit great and are my favorite kits to currently wear. Just ordered...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,254,635
Posted By fastk9dad

Hot! (I have a CAAD10 in the same team colors...

Hot!
(I have a CAAD10 in the same team colors livery)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10,387
Views: 3,106,742
Posted By fastk9dad

A lot is going to depend on how long your legs...

A lot is going to depend on how long your legs and arms are. I'm 5'6" and ride a 52 CAAD10 so similar geometry to the CAAD12. I have about 9cm of post exposed and 4.6cm of drop with another 2cm or so...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-17, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,254,635
Posted By fastk9dad

Hot. It looks fast standing still.

Hot. It looks fast standing still.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,762
Posted By fastk9dad

I'm always impressed when someone can merge their...

I'm always impressed when someone can merge their hobby and professional life in a successful manner. Still trying to figure out how to merge my field of IT expertise with cycling. :foo:




If...
01-08-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,972
Posted By fastk9dad

I was thinking similar, use some "Goo-gone" and...

I was thinking similar, use some "Goo-gone" and it will remove in short order. There usually isn't enough residue on the bars for me to even give it a second thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10,387
Views: 3,106,742
Posted By fastk9dad

Same here. A little grease and proper torque of...

Same here. A little grease and proper torque of the crankarms and it was quiet again.
08-21-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By fastk9dad

You could always just take a wide piece of vinyl...

You could always just take a wide piece of vinyl tape (black would be the least obvious) and wrap it around the tube so the seam is at the bottom. Then it would look like a stripe that is part of the...
08-07-16, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,974
Views: 262,815
Posted By fastk9dad

Curious to know how CWR was. Had hoped to go but...

Curious to know how CWR was. Had hoped to go but some last minute auto maintenance derailed that plan.
07-22-16, 05:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,193
Posted By fastk9dad

1.5-2hrs. Mileage varies depending on terrain.

1.5-2hrs. Mileage varies depending on terrain.
07-17-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By fastk9dad

Agreed. I was just addressing your comment that...

Agreed. I was just addressing your comment that you had to push the saddle so far forward to even get it close. Plus then we need to take into account, seat height, post set back etc, which will all...
07-17-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By fastk9dad

I'm pretty sure it was Steve Hogg who addressed...

I'm pretty sure it was Steve Hogg who addressed the saddle setback variable. Femur length basically controls saddle setback, shorter femurs require less setback, longer femurs more. Two people with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10,387
Views: 3,106,742
Posted By fastk9dad

https://c6.staticflickr.com/8/7285/27283634413_744...

https://c6.staticflickr.com/8/7285/27283634413_7448f77cab_z.jpg

My Cannondale @ Cannondale.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10,387
Views: 3,106,742
Posted By fastk9dad

The stock stem is 6Nm so 5-6 would be a safe bet.

The stock stem is 6Nm so 5-6 would be a safe bet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10,387
Views: 3,106,742
Posted By fastk9dad

It should be a carbon steerer tube and will have...

It should be a carbon steerer tube and will have an FSA System Integration (Si) top cap.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By fastk9dad

Thanks Dunbar, glad I am not alone. I actually...

Thanks Dunbar, glad I am not alone. I actually have an LG race fit jersey on order so I can't wait to see how that fits when it gets here. I'll also have a look at the Giordana stuff as well.

My...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By fastk9dad

Castelli jersey length

Not your typical sizing question, at least I couldn't find this specific thing asked when I searched.

Anyway, I'm a little under 5'7" and have a 39.5" (100cm) chest. I'm a size Large according to...
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