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01-20-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,458
Posted By Bnjmn

Nice work.

Nice work.
01-20-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,353
Posted By Bnjmn

Contador said it ...

Contador said it (http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/01/news/contador-%E2%80%9Cstronger-than-last-year%E2%80%9D_102411)first:
I mean, unless you are O'Grady...
01-12-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,036
Posted By Bnjmn

Well, you have two things you can adjust - saddle...

Well, you have two things you can adjust - saddle height and saddle fore/aft. Consider how steep (effective seat tube angle). You may need to ride slacker (move saddle back), in addition to...
01-09-10, 05:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By Bnjmn

BB86 bearing uninstall

Anyone have any hints on uninstalling the bearings&cups from a BB86 BB (Giant bike)? Park Tool says hammer & screwdriving, but it is not clear to me where to strike(cups are plastic, doesn't seem to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Bnjmn

Specialized cranks are your cheapest bet, the...

Specialized cranks are your cheapest bet, the Cannondale cranks are more expensive and increasingly only available in the $L variety.
I bet the Specialized CinQos will be available by Feb. Just get...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 02:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,749
Posted By Bnjmn

I have put 1000's of miles on SRAM chains. Many...

I have put 1000's of miles on SRAM chains. Many 1000's. Zero problems. A few of those 1000s of miles were with no maintenance and crappy weather on a cross country trip. Still no problems.
So...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 02:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,993
Posted By Bnjmn

This is the case with all 2009+ SRAM groupsets -...

This is the case with all 2009+ SRAM groupsets - there is no functional difference between them. Rival, Force, and Red all have the same functional features. The only difference are those related...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Bnjmn

Thanks for that.

Thanks for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Bnjmn

Mavic Huez Shoes

I cannot seem to find a review anywhere - has anyone tried these out? How do they compare to Specialized S Works shoes?

Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Bnjmn

Yes. And for FSA headsets - the Orbit CE or CF.

Yes. And for FSA headsets - the Orbit CE or CF.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Bnjmn

Caad 8 headset type?

Did a search but can't find anything definitive - is the integrated headset in a Caad8 the IS (Cane Creek) or Campy standard?

Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Bnjmn

Anyone near Rochester, NY have a rear SRAM shifter?

My 2009 Rival right (rear) shifter just broke and I am headed home for the holidays. I need a Rival (any)/Force/Red shifter/brake so I can ride for the week. Just need to borrow it for 5 days. ...
12-18-09, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Bnjmn

[QUOTE=Enthalpic;10164591]While a hell of a...

[QUOTE=Enthalpic;10164591]While a hell of a workout, it technically doesn't simulate climbing. A long time ago asgelle posted an excellent article that showed muscle recruitment patterns and they...
12-17-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,835
Posted By Bnjmn

What if Wiggins is not a flash in the pan - how...

What if Wiggins is not a flash in the pan - how good was Wiggins' 4th anyway?

- Leipheimer (who had great form) crashed out (and uber domestique C Horner was not there for Astana)
- Evans had an...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By Bnjmn

Yes, prime example- they are selling the Garmin...

Yes, prime example- they are selling the Garmin Edge 500 for $275 (marked down to $260). Suggested retail on the Garmin site is $250.
12-10-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,015
Posted By Bnjmn

I am having a bit of problem. The spring (#7) is...

I am having a bit of problem. The spring (#7) is lining up and the faceplate is fully seating, but there is still no return action on shifts with the big lever. I am not sure what trail-rider meant...
12-09-09, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,015
Posted By Bnjmn

9 Speed Dura Ace (7700) Shifter Sticks after rebuild

I took apart my 9 speed Dura Ace shifter/brake levers to clean/lube them. Upon re-assembly, the brake/shift lever no longer seems to be spring-actuated.

1. I tucked the spring into the spring...
12-04-09, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,407
Posted By Bnjmn

Anyone know if these 10 speed SRAM chains can be...

Anyone know if these 10 speed SRAM chains can be used with 9 speed drivetrains?

Thanks.
12-01-09, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By Bnjmn

You will only be able to find bars that attach to...

You will only be able to find bars that attach to a stem, which will then attach to your 1.125" steerer. It is not a bad compromise.
Any bullhorn bar setup will work, assuming it is compatible with...
11-16-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,385
Posted By Bnjmn

If you want to encourage fat/protein metabolism,...

If you want to encourage fat/protein metabolism, how about shifting your diet to mainly fats and protein?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Bnjmn

Days off the bike and weekends free are a nice...

Days off the bike and weekends free are a nice change...though it is a big adjustment. Rides start up again soon though...looking forward to getting back on the bike.

We need to get KL to host...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Bnjmn

Does PBK sale + 10% discount qualify as "retail?"...

Does PBK sale + 10% discount qualify as "retail?" ($1775 shipped for the shifting group)
10-10-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By Bnjmn

I don't have cable - but Universal looks like...

I don't have cable - but Universal looks like total crap compared to everything else I get over the air. It is like watching a crappy analog station from the 80's. All the other stations are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,352
Posted By Bnjmn

Bontrager RXL Pro. Blazing Crr, good puncture...

Bontrager RXL Pro. Blazing Crr, good puncture resistance.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Bnjmn

The Swissstop Yellows are excellent. Make sure...

The Swissstop Yellows are excellent. Make sure your pads are interfacing with the rim at the proper angle (should be parallel). The pads may need some break in before they feel smooth (as in,...
10-06-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,106
Posted By Bnjmn

If he was smart he would use the $ to upgrade the...

If he was smart he would use the $ to upgrade the Shack bikes to Di2. Of course the Shack bikes should have Di2, since they have electronic gizmos.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,277
Posted By Bnjmn

I have Wing Pro Compacts, highly recommend them.

I have Wing Pro Compacts, highly recommend them.
09-14-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By Bnjmn

In, for the popular 4 race.

In, for the popular 4 race.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Bnjmn

Bar end plugs for FSA Wing Pro

Hello. My FSA Wing Pro handlebar has a bit larger inside diameter than any of the bar end plugs that I have. Anyone else have this problem? Any suggestions?

Thanks.
09-03-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By Bnjmn

Consider buying a used 2.4 SL (pre ANT wiress)...

Consider buying a used 2.4 SL (pre ANT wiress) off eBay - they are around $8-900 (or more, depending on the wheel) and then sell your wired setup. It should cost around $350 + transaction costs.
09-02-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,057
Posted By Bnjmn

PC 7 looks like the same size as the V or VI. ...

PC 7 looks like the same size as the V or VI.
Don't know why anyone would pay 2x the price of a Joule for a PC 7 that does 1/2 as much, isn't backlit, etc and 3x+ the price of an Edge 500.
09-01-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,057
Posted By Bnjmn

The Specialized head looks like a total ***. It...

The Specialized head looks like a total ***. It can show 2 fields of data?
08-21-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,401
Posted By Bnjmn

Me randonneuring? You are the one on the bike...

Me randonneuring? You are the one on the bike for 4 hours a day to train for park races (for those from out of the NYC metro area- these are mostly flat races around 35-40 miles long, nearly always...
08-21-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,401
Posted By Bnjmn

Nobody said he wasn't getting SOME quality time...

Nobody said he wasn't getting SOME quality time in on the bike. Is there really any gain to spending such a huge amount of time on the bike, in addition to the quality time (i.e. intervals)?
08-21-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,401
Posted By Bnjmn

I usually do around 6-7hrs/week, maybe 8, maybe...

I usually do around 6-7hrs/week, maybe 8, maybe 5. What happened to the idea that it is quality, not quantity?

What kind of jobs do you guys work where you have so much time?
08-17-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By Bnjmn

A big thanks to TVC for putting on an excellent...

A big thanks to TVC for putting on an excellent event and picking an interesting and scenic course. The course didn't have a flat section in it and had plenty of turns which helped keep my mind off...
08-15-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Bnjmn

srm charger needed: tioga/binghamton

Hello. My srm pc v unexpectedly ran out of juice just in time for the NY ITT race. If you have a charger, please send me a PM.

Many thanks,
Ben
08-07-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bnjmn

The Cat 4 race is filled. I would REALLY like...

The Cat 4 race is filled. I would REALLY like to enter - if you or someone you know registered for the Cat 4 race and cannot make it - please PM me.
07-27-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 111,196
Posted By Bnjmn

Important questions: 1. Would LA have podium'd...

Important questions:
1. Would LA have podium'd if Levi didn't withdraw? Levi would've smoked LA in Annecy, but maybe would have lost some time putting in hard pulls on the climbs (remember - Levi...
07-22-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 111,196
Posted By Bnjmn

Has Kloden said anything to the press about what...

Has Kloden said anything to the press about what happened?
07-21-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Bnjmn

Thanks for the responses. I will be on a road...

Thanks for the responses. I will be on a road bike - looking for some type of hilly 10+ mile loop with 3 or so 2min climbs, if possible. Odd request, I know, but I am trying to make it fit into my...
07-19-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Bnjmn

What is the point? I like going to car races,...

What is the point? I like going to car races, but they do laps. Watching a stage race go by...I just can't get into the idea. About the only thing that looks interesting is camping out with the...
07-19-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Bnjmn

I was really looking forward to Owasco for the...

I was really looking forward to Owasco for the past month and a half...then found out it was no longer a stage race and I couldn't justify the drive up there for just a single race. Hopefully they...
07-19-09, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Bnjmn

Anaheim area training route suggestions?

I am headed to the Anaheim area for a wedding and I plan to get in some 2+ hour hilly training rides. From looking at the map, the squiggly roads through the Cleveland National Forest, Limestone...
07-19-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Bnjmn

For future reference - the RR part of this race...

For future reference - the RR part of this race is flat. Flatter than either Prospect Park or Central Park. One little hill of any consequence and three sharp turns per lap so there is nothing to...
07-16-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Bnjmn

OT - Training Rides in Anaheim/Cleveland National Forest Area?

I am headed to the Anaheim area for a wedding and I plan to get in some 2+ hour hilly training rides. From looking at the map, the squiggly roads through the Cleveland National Forest, Limestone...
07-16-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,561
Posted By Bnjmn

Danielson is back!...

Danielson is back! (http://www.universalsports.com/mediaPlayer/media.dbml?SPSID=105625&SPID=13044&DB_OEM_ID=23000&id=629157&sid=13044)
07-16-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 111,196
Posted By Bnjmn

Just a note on these "flat" stages....8,000ft of...

Just a note on these "flat" stages....8,000ft of climbing yesterday, 10,000+ft today. Those are tough days.
07-14-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 111,196
Posted By Bnjmn

It is going to be like this until Friday??

It is going to be like this until Friday??
07-13-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Bnjmn

Rad. I was unhappy to see Owasco contract to only...

Rad. I was unhappy to see Owasco contract to only a road race, so I am in for the GdC. Good to hear the good experiences.

Bears are fast. Turn the bike around and sprint downhill if chased.
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