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02-06-13, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,861
Posted By Lexi01

I had the pleasure of riding the carbon 1 the...

I had the pleasure of riding the carbon 1 the other day...not mine :(

I got to say it made me wish I'd gone HT instead of duelly for my latest purchase. As you say it climbed like a m/f. It was...
02-06-13, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By Lexi01

Use clips...sooooooooooooooooooooo much better.

Use clips...sooooooooooooooooooooo much better.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,768
Posted By Lexi01

He's not being smart mate...its really not a lot...

He's not being smart mate...its really not a lot of riding. It may be to you and it may represent a great deal of effort. But there's a whole lot of riders out there doing well over 15-20,000kms a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,611
Posted By Lexi01

I reckon one more should do it.

I reckon one more should do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-13, 08:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,768
Posted By Lexi01

Depends on the manufacturer...I haven't heard a...

Depends on the manufacturer...I haven't heard a lot of stories about Fuji so I couldnt tell you if they're gonna come to the party.

I can tell you that I had less of a crack in my Cannondale and...
01-13-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,132
Posted By Lexi01

That's 2 pretty negative comments from you in...

That's 2 pretty negative comments from you in this thread dude...why?

The guy's just trying to use the forum to hopefully get onto a deal for a used frame...no harm being done as far as I can see....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 62,846
Posted By Lexi01

1. How tall are you? 6'5" 2. What frame size...

1. How tall are you? 6'5"

2. What frame size do you ride? 63cm (TT=60, Stack=62, Reach=39.9)

3. What is your cycling inseam? 98cm

4. What is your pants inseam? 36
01-10-13, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,373
Posted By Lexi01

Not really the best solution. I used to use...

Not really the best solution.

I used to use some 35mm racing ralphs and although they were fast on the roads they can't come close to a set of 2.25" rocket rons on the singletrack.
01-08-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Lexi01

You must have better schpecticles than me.

You must have better schpecticles than me.
01-08-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,373
Posted By Lexi01

I've been wondering about this as well...I quite...

I've been wondering about this as well...I quite often ride 20ish kms to some single track do a few runs and ride home.

I haven't found a tire that can give me enough grip on the dirt/rocks and...
01-08-13, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Lexi01

I had a look on http://www.vintagecannondale.com...

I had a look on http://www.vintagecannondale.com and from what I can see of the badge it was built between 1990 and 1996.

Could it be one of the F's? F700 or F3000???
12-20-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By Lexi01

I didn't read the whole thing (I'm at work)...but...

I didn't read the whole thing (I'm at work)...but is he saying that you don't (or shouldn't) use your hammies on the upstroke?

I've heard this MANY times before...but my PERSONAL experience is...
12-16-12, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By Lexi01

I used to use a hybrid on some local trails until...

I used to use a hybrid on some local trails until I managed to convince the wife I needed a FS bike...

But unlike yours mine at least had a little front suspension (62mm). All I did was find out...
12-16-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Lexi01

Design...that's it. You'll prob find the...

Design...that's it.

You'll prob find the stack and reach were similar but one manufacturer chose to slant the TT more than the other cos they reckon it looks cooler.
12-16-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By Lexi01

My experience with going back to flats

So as I mentioned in a post a while ago I was having way too many butt clenching moments in rock gardens (mainly due to me being not so good on the MTB) and I decided to buy some flats and try them...
12-06-12, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,356
Posted By Lexi01

Pretty sure the 596 is only 1 step up from the...

Pretty sure the 596 is only 1 step up from the 446 and the 446 is also hydraulic - so not sure of your point.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,839
Posted By Lexi01

This made me laugh...the ultimate in positive...

This made me laugh...the ultimate in positive thinking...

My pants don't fit anymore...I must be building waist-muscle from climbing! Ha!

I have some shirts at home that are a bit tight in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Lexi01

7.

7.
12-06-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,356
Posted By Lexi01

I recently switched from V-brakes to disc. My...

I recently switched from V-brakes to disc. My bike came with the 596 series...so still a lower end Shimano brake.

First time I had to use them with any force I nearly went over the bars. A lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Lexi01

Exactly - I "upgraded" my crank from Ultegra 6700...

Exactly - I "upgraded" my crank from Ultegra 6700 50/34 Silver to Ultegra 6700 50/34 Glossy Grey...PURELY cosmetic. (glad I did it though...!)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,864
Posted By Lexi01

I've been told time and time again by triathletes...

I've been told time and time again by triathletes that running improves their riding but riding DOES NOT improve their running...

That may give you an answer...

Seems also that the dudes that...
11-27-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By Lexi01

Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Seriously -...

Wrong.

Wrong.

Wrong.

Seriously - when is this gonna stop? CF has been used on everything from bikes to planes for decades now. Everything fails at some point...but test after test shows...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By Lexi01

How can that happen? Who rides 20 miles from...

How can that happen?

Who rides 20 miles from home without a spare, a kit or a pump? No tradition about it - thats just stoopid.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,776
Posted By Lexi01

Why do all the Ti bikes look like the old 80s...

Why do all the Ti bikes look like the old 80s steel bikes? I.e. Thin tubes that seem to accentuate the longer head tubes that people that need custom Ti bikes would need.

I'm not having a go, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,101
Posted By Lexi01

I take it you've actually owned a pair of...

I take it you've actually owned a pair of Ksyriums? I have a pair of SLs and they're by far THE best wheel I've ever been on.

Aerodynamics of a barn door...pft.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-12, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,275
Posted By Lexi01

COMPLETELY - 100% agree. I cracked a...

COMPLETELY - 100% agree.

I cracked a SuperSix within 6 months of buying it.

Cannondale were spectacular during the whole warranty process...(see old post if you want details). But that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,039
Posted By Lexi01

? Every Bianchi I see seems to have that horrific...

? Every Bianchi I see seems to have that horrific torquioise colour scheme smattered all over it. Wish I was blind to it like you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,039
Posted By Lexi01

Good explanation. I personally don't like...

Good explanation.

I personally don't like them cos they make tiny little bikes for tiny little Europeans...and they're ugly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,595
Posted By Lexi01

Surprising that the Assos frame isn't the most...

Surprising that the Assos frame isn't the most expensive, overpriced set on the market - being an Ass-os...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,766
Posted By Lexi01

I don't wear anything on my head (except a helmet...

I don't wear anything on my head (except a helmet of course).

But I take my sunnies off with one hand and wipe my brow every few minutes...I don't even realise I'm doing it most the time.

Sweat...
11-18-12, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,820
Posted By Lexi01

Let me answer your question with another...

Let me answer your question with another question: Are clothes comfortable?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,139
Posted By Lexi01

5 11 is tall but not super tall. Do the...

5 11 is tall but not super tall.

Do the manufacturers you like make women specific bikes that fit you? If so, you prob should go for one of those and adjust stems form there.

I reckon you'll...
11-11-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By Lexi01

I've got a great one...it's worth about $7k...

I've got a great one...it's worth about $7k though...

You just go out and buy a bike, any bike, maybe even the one your wheel came with. Put the wheel back on...and use the brakes as a point of...
11-11-12, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By Lexi01

I can get my feet out no probs...but like you not...

I can get my feet out no probs...but like you not fast enough for a quick foot plant to enable me to keep the pace up. So I'm figuring the little extra control I'll have will enable me to get through...
11-11-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By Lexi01

Ahhh...thanks?

Ahhh...thanks?
11-08-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By Lexi01

I don't think santiago was referring to your...

I don't think santiago was referring to your single phrase "what's the deal" as being passive-aggressive...I think it was more in response to the sum of your comments in this thread...the nature of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 10:35 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,317
Posted By Lexi01

Ha. Aint that the truth. But I highly...

Ha. Aint that the truth.

But I highly recommend a Cannondale Supersix...awesome bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,317
Posted By Lexi01

This is the best thread I've seen in quite a...

This is the best thread I've seen in quite a while...

Overrated - Hybrid bikes and Assos clothing.
11-08-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By Lexi01

Yeah thanks, everything I read says 5-10s are the...

Yeah thanks, everything I read says 5-10s are the bees knees...but when I ride the MTB I'm in my road gear so I'm all lycra'd up and the shoes don't match...its irksome.

But I might have to stop...
11-08-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By Lexi01

I did EXACTLY the same thing a while back when I...

I did EXACTLY the same thing a while back when I bought a hybrid and decided I wanted more speed (and just wanted to buy something else for the bike)...so I wrote to the rim manufacturer to check the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,277
Posted By Lexi01

Steve's a guru over here... You need to...

Steve's a guru over here...

You need to allocate a fair chunk of time if you want to read his site and actually get something out of it though...most of his articles are VERY wordy. He has some...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-12, 11:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,504
Posted By Lexi01

A carbon seatpost is a given these days. If...

A carbon seatpost is a given these days.

If you're really serious about your cycling you'll own a few pairs of these:
...
11-07-12, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By Lexi01

Hey those blue 5/10s aren't bad...ta.

Hey those blue 5/10s aren't bad...ta.
11-07-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,819
Posted By Lexi01

Agree. My new bike (that I think I'm in utterly...

Agree. My new bike (that I think I'm in utterly in love with - seriously) has a "twin lock" that lets me lock both, lock front or unlock both shocks. Though the front still has a little movement...
11-07-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By Lexi01

I had some lower back pain for a while there. ...

I had some lower back pain for a while there.

Went and saw a physio, etc for it. I wrote up all the advice he gave me in another post. But basically the physio told me to strengthen my...
11-07-12, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By Lexi01

Flat MTB shoes that don't look like skater shoes...

...are there ANY?

I'm thinking about going back to flats for the MTB...been having way to many butt-clenching moments on the new FS bike and I want to get back to basics and just try it out with...
11-06-12, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Lexi01

Nope. It was in processing status and was still...

Nope. It was in processing status and was still in processing status for hours after they sent me the email saying it had already been shipped.

Anyway - mostly my fault for ordering a part when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Posted By Lexi01

I don't think many have responded to the bike...

I don't think many have responded to the bike choice question because there really is no choice between BMC and Fuji...none at all.
11-06-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By Lexi01

Good thing about cyclocross is that the bigger...

Good thing about cyclocross is that the bigger guys tend to do quite well for some reason...Barry wicks and Ryan Trebon come to mind.
11-06-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Lexi01

So CR won't cancel the order but they will take a...

So CR won't cancel the order but they will take a return after its sent? Which will cost me a bomb to return mail a fork...no thanks.

For those wondering...this is a bike that don't ride a whole...
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