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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,583
Posted By Miami Dave

S-Works has less padding and is carbon. It's...

S-Works has less padding and is carbon. It's rigid but flexes in places. The Expert is probably the closest you will find to the one you have. The RBX Toupe is like the old Toupe Gel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,117
Posted By Miami Dave

It's obviously mud creating a deep shadow effect...

It's obviously mud creating a deep shadow effect but notice how it concentrates in low spots of his legs. Just look at how symmetrical the mud is on the left compared to the right which indicates the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-12, 10:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,883
Posted By Miami Dave

This is very common. You are looking at the...

This is very common. You are looking at the problem from the wrong side of the equation...

On my club Sat and Sun rides we are familiar with the route plan and each other's strengths and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Miami Dave

Ah yes. My wife has dubbed this particular tan:...

Ah yes. My wife has dubbed this particular tan: Mickey Mouse.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,827
Posted By Miami Dave

Thanks for answering. These frames seem to hide...

Thanks for answering. These frames seem to hide their size pretty well and look amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,827
Posted By Miami Dave

Size?

Size?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,827
Posted By Miami Dave

What size is it? I only ask because I am...

What size is it? I only ask because I am considering the Evo as my next frame but at 58cm some bikes end up looking a bit weird which kills the aesthetic for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 08:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,649
Posted By Miami Dave

85 here out on the flatlands. Long enough to feel...

85 here out on the flatlands. Long enough to feel accomplished that day but short enough that I am not cramping up or on the brink.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,616
Posted By Miami Dave

Just got our Castelli team kits and am really...

Just got our Castelli team kits and am really happy with the quality of their clothing. I own Assos and Giordana bibs and can say that the Castelli Aero Race bibs with the Progetto X2 chamois are up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,539
Posted By Miami Dave

Light Positive Red Iridium Vented. Light enough...

Light Positive Red Iridium Vented. Light enough for morning rides that start off in the dark and they cut all of the glare/harshness at high noon. During the day they feel slightly darker than normal...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,088
Posted By Miami Dave

I currently have R3s on my bike after coming off...

I currently have R3s on my bike after coming off of Conti GP4000s and like them about the same and never had issues with flats. Seem equal in terms of durability and puncture resistance. Are you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,903
Posted By Miami Dave

This frame seems to be only offered in one "Fit",...

This frame seems to be only offered in one "Fit", which is a very relaxed geomtery akin to the Roubaix, Defy, Synapse. I would however take the geometry of the one the Team riders use, which is more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Miami Dave

I would consider getting a Garmin 500. The added...

I would consider getting a Garmin 500. The added cadence, GPS, altimeter, Speed, ANT+ functions are worth it. I have had an Edge 305 for 3 years now and it is one of the better investements in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,468
Posted By Miami Dave

Try a combination of hydrophobic lenses, halo...

Try a combination of hydrophobic lenses, halo head band, and some antiperspirant on your forehead. Works for me down here in the heat of hell.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,774
Posted By Miami Dave

Different size bikes, thus different size...

Different size bikes, thus different size headtubes. The black one looks like a 56 or 58. The white one is tiny. Most bikes in the 57+ size with radiused headtubes are weird looking or atleast not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,322
Posted By Miami Dave

Looking at the two from the back would reveal...

Looking at the two from the back would reveal that they have an inversed shape respective to one and other. The Toupe has relatively flat sides and no center, while the Arione has a center higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By Miami Dave

Get some nice gloves and change hand positions...

Get some nice gloves and change hand positions often. Also let go of the bars with one hand and "shake" some circulation back into them. Tucking the back of the hand behind your back for a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-11, 08:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,588
Posted By Miami Dave

I took a pretty nasty spill with my jawbones to...

I took a pretty nasty spill with my jawbones to the extent that I left 4 deep gouges on the lens as my face hit the ground first. The legs on the left side of the glasses did pop off and the rest was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,588
Posted By Miami Dave

Once you try a pair of Oakleys and get used to...

Once you try a pair of Oakleys and get used to the "view" with that gorgeously sharp contrast, all other glasses look like you are viewing the world through muddied water. I have six pairs and love...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-11, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,540
Posted By Miami Dave

I think the haziness you are seeing is the actual...

I think the haziness you are seeing is the actual structure of the carbon fibers in the layup and it does not appear uniform because well they are not. Trek doesn't use a "cosmetic" layer of carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,711
Posted By Miami Dave

According to the first two posts I will avoid...

According to the first two posts I will avoid Kinlin rims. :P
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Miami Dave

I know you don't "need" a Garmin but many of the...

I know you don't "need" a Garmin but many of the forerunner models work with the GSC-10 cadence sensor and heart heart strap. Kinda hard to beat considering their usefulness.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,774
Posted By Miami Dave

How do we know that? Has Cannondale stated this...

How do we know that? Has Cannondale stated this in other documents? I am genuinely curious. As far as the feature that has not been mentioned do tell. I hate being teased.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Miami Dave

Have you considered rotating your bars so that...

Have you considered rotating your bars so that the hoods have more of an incline or decile depending on how your wrist flexes? I did this one thing and it helped me a great deal in this area. Also, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,774
Posted By Miami Dave

Do people not realize that the pictures on page 1...

Do people not realize that the pictures on page 1 are of the Super X not the new Super Six? The Super X is basically a Caad 10 in carbon, with different geometry, and posts on the fork for vbrakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-11, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Miami Dave

I am 6'2" and am looking to go to a 58 from a 60,...

I am 6'2" and am looking to go to a 58 from a 60, if not a bit smaller. My legs are also long and as a result feel stretched out on my 60. As I have gotten fitter and more flexible I feel I can get...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,268
Posted By Miami Dave

Eh no. It was 86 today and only bound to get...

Eh no. It was 86 today and only bound to get hotter. Wanna trade?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,986
Posted By Miami Dave

You obviously don't group ride much do ya? First,...

You obviously don't group ride much do ya? First, bust out your frame pump on a group ride and see who doesn't offer you their own CO2 cartridge to get you back on the bike before you are even 1/2...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,249
Posted By Miami Dave

The gossamer crank is about as light, flimsy, and...

The gossamer crank is about as light, flimsy, and delicate as a sledge hammer.

I had a minor creak in mine when I first purchased my Cannondale. The creak stopped when I started taking it to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,442
Posted By Miami Dave

All excellent advice see bold for my comments.

All excellent advice see bold for my comments.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,734
Posted By Miami Dave

I only know about them since they came on my...

I only know about them since they came on my girlfriends Trek 2.1 standard. I don't know how that fork in particular is proprietary but I will look at it when I get home.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,734
Posted By Miami Dave

CLIX anyone? http://clixqr.com/

CLIX anyone?

http://clixqr.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Miami Dave

Get the vented. Vents prevent fogging, and...

Get the vented. Vents prevent fogging, and coupled with a Halo band are great. You can't tell there are vents in the lenses when you are wearing them, unless you roll your eyes to the edges of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,904
Posted By Miami Dave

Recovery ride, or Sunday rides for me, means...

Recovery ride, or Sunday rides for me, means hitting whatever muscles weren't fatigued on Saturday's hammerfest to ensure complete incapacitation on Monday.

Does anyone else have those group...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-11, 03:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,314
Posted By Miami Dave

^Exactly what I do on the "normal" weekend 75+...

^Exactly what I do on the "normal" weekend 75+ mile group rides except I prefer Camelback Elixir tablets instead of Nuun. I try to keep fuel and fluid separate as sometimes you need one and not the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,314
Posted By Miami Dave

Could you provide one of your readings? I am...

Could you provide one of your readings? I am pretty curious. Everything I have read about hydration seems to be common sense but offers very little in the way of scientific backing/data. That said I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,314
Posted By Miami Dave

See above. You think so? I find it...

See above.



You think so? I find it tastes better, at least the orange one. That lingering syrup/film quality of gatorade, powerade, etc. are repulsive. I am not saying I would drink it on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,314
Posted By Miami Dave

Don't really like gatorade, for some reason it...

Don't really like gatorade, for some reason it makes me nauseous and light headed. Too much sugar? I like Elixir and Heed as they tend to settle my stomach. Never tried Enduralytes.



I find...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,314
Posted By Miami Dave

Pedialyte?!

I was prepping on Saturday for the Miami Tour De Cure 100 when I was told by a respected group member, and by that I mean workhorse, to drink a cup of Pedialyte the night before the ride. He simply...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Miami Dave

Yeah sounds like the mechanic just trued the...

Yeah sounds like the mechanic just trued the wheel with no regard to the tension of the spokes. In this case either an idiot or lazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,459
Posted By Miami Dave

Get the Ksyrium K10. The Ksyriums are about as...

Get the Ksyrium K10. The Ksyriums are about as bomb proof as the Aksium at your weight, a hell of a lot lighter + they come with tires. That is a pretty good buy on Competitive Cyclist at that price.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,644
Posted By Miami Dave

I like Garneau at that price point. I have gotten...

I like Garneau at that price point. I have gotten their Neo Power bibs right at the 100.00 dollar mark on sale although they have a pretty cushy chamois. Others like their Carbon something or other...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,889
Posted By Miami Dave

I agree, it is quite hard on the ass. Addicts are...

I agree, it is quite hard on the ass. Addicts are known for being stiff and light but pretty harsh on ride quality.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,528
Posted By Miami Dave

An extra Garmin stem mount. As if the first two...

An extra Garmin stem mount. As if the first two that broke were not proof enough that the plastic/design they use is the cheapest chit ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-11, 09:50 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,650
Posted By Miami Dave

<-------- Oakley Jawbones Custom, Pearl with...

<-------- Oakley Jawbones Custom, Pearl with Matte black jaws Red thru bolt. Sweet!

Lenses:
Vented Light Positive Red Iridium
Vented Polarized Black Iridium

The Light Positive Red are awesome...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-10, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,374
Posted By Miami Dave

Go to a sign shop get some vinyl in whatever...

Go to a sign shop get some vinyl in whatever color you like and wrap the parts you what to cover and go beyond the final edges you want. Then use an x-acto to cut out the shape your desire while the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-10, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,181
Posted By Miami Dave

I went from a Arione to a Specialized Toupe...

I went from a Arione to a Specialized Toupe because the shape of the Arione was causing numbness and then extreme pain. The raised center felt like it kept driving into me for anything over 75 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-10, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,019
Posted By Miami Dave

I have an 09 Six Carbon 3 and like it but if I...

I have an 09 Six Carbon 3 and like it but if I were you I would have gone with a 2011 SuperSix w/ 105. Tapered Head Tube, bit stiffer, a bit nicer carbon, little lighter(frame wise). Change the group...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,197
Posted By Miami Dave

Oakley Juliet Oakley Splice Oakley Monster...

Oakley Juliet
Oakley Splice
Oakley Monster Pup
Oakley Warden
Oakley Gascan
Oakley Unknown

Mostly the Wardens and Gascans though...

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Miami Dave

I am sorry.

I am sorry.
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