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Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,997
Posted By Humongous

cool

cool
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-11, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By Humongous

I love how the Cannondale shills are claiming how...

I love how the Cannondale shills are claiming how superior the non-US bikes are, so their sales don't take a major hit. "OMG, the CAAD10 puts $10k Madones to shame! So much better than the crappy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By Humongous

The CAAD9 is an awesome piece of machinery,...

The CAAD9 is an awesome piece of machinery, indeed. Easily most bang for your buck.
09-19-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Humongous

Thanks mech, I have the bearing retainers like #2...

Thanks mech, I have the bearing retainers like #2 so they are properly oriented. I swapped the split ring and the metal ring that has a downward facing collar that seems to fit snug between the...
09-19-11, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Humongous

need help with headset assebly

Hey guys, I'm in a bit of a bind here... I just moved and the packers completely dismantled my brand new Trek 8.3 DS. In fact, the idiots lost the top cap and bolt, which was a real pain to find...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Humongous

Yes, it was very well organized. I guess I am...

Yes, it was very well organized. I guess I am spoiled now and future rides won't seem to be set up as nicely. A friend of mine did the Classic route and met up with us in Perth. He's got much more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By Humongous

lol I just did two back to back metrics on a...

lol I just did two back to back metrics on a ponza and I was fine up till the last 10-15 miles where it felt like I was sitting on a rock covered in broken glass.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Humongous

Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour review

So as I mentioned in my Friday post, I got a last minute ticket to the RLCT (4pm, Friday) for a double metric century starting the next morning. What better way, I thought, to break-in my still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,608
Posted By Humongous

Great suggestions, thanks. (and yes, its two...

Great suggestions, thanks. (and yes, its two 100k rides, one tomorrow and one Sunday)

So water is fine? No gatorade? Guess I don't have to worry about electrolytes if I'm eating some...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,608
Posted By Humongous

I don't think italian sausages will keep too well...

I don't think italian sausages will keep too well in my jersey pocket though...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,608
Posted By Humongous

yes but its two of them back to back (well, its...

yes but its two of them back to back (well, its an overnighter)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,608
Posted By Humongous

Riding in my first century tomorrow...

A friend of mine dropped out at the last minute and offered me their place in the rideau lakes cycling tour. I said hells jess I'll take it, its been sold-out since mid-March.

...well I've never...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Humongous

Found out that the Ottawa Bicycle Club does group...

Found out that the Ottawa Bicycle Club does group rides but I haven't joined the club yet... I really didn't want to drop $50 to join a club but I guess the clinic might be worth it?



Funny you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Humongous

Speaking of saddles, you know I don't have any...

Speaking of saddles, you know I don't have any problem with the stock CAAD95 saddle (San Marco). After being used to a huge, springy, foam filled 'comfort' saddle, I was pleasantly surprised how...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,307
Posted By Humongous

If you like the snappy response of the Scott,...

If you like the snappy response of the Scott, you'll probably love the Cannondale.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Humongous

The answer is CAAD9

The answer is CAAD9
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Humongous

Sorry for my prolonged absence.

I've been too busy enjoying my delicious CAAD9 5.

I love this bike so much.. I'm stuck commuting every day on my pack mule (Motobecane Jubilee DLX) that weighs about 35lbs and has 1.9" wide tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 09:42 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,441
Posted By Humongous

almost bought one but opted for the under-seat...

almost bought one but opted for the under-seat bag, which fits a parktool, tire lever, spare tube, repair kit & a house key quite snugly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Humongous

I already commute to work but its only 5 miles...

I already commute to work but its only 5 miles each way. Outside of that, I don't really have enough time during the week to go on rides before/after work so the bulk of my riding has to be done on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,997
Posted By Humongous

So that's what was going on... Seriously,...

So that's what was going on...

Seriously, when I first started riding, I commuted to/from work every day (about 5 miles each way) and there are many relatively short, steep grades to overcome. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Humongous

Help me win

My work just kicked off the annual cycling/fitness competition. We have 4 weeks to get maximum mileage on our bike teams.

Last year we placed a distant 3rd. 1st and 2nd place were neck and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By Humongous

can someone give me their history file? (.hst) I...

can someone give me their history file? (.hst) I am working on a utility that will superimpose your GPS telemetry (elevation, speed, etc) over video but I don't have any .hst data to test it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

I'm fairly certain its been my posture the whole...

I'm fairly certain its been my posture the whole time. I've been under the impression that I'm supposed to duck my head and shoulders down and keep my arms bent down almost like I'm in the aero...
04-30-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,739
Posted By Humongous

Get a flat bar roadie like a Trek FX series.

Get a flat bar roadie like a Trek FX series.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,468
Posted By Humongous

That's some purty country out that way. I love...

That's some purty country out that way. I love the valley area.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,309
Posted By Humongous

Are you planning to ride that or hang it on a...

Are you planning to ride that or hang it on a wall?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Humongous

Does anyone have camera recommendations?

Does anyone have camera recommendations?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

Davesss, How is this not the same angle as yours?...

Davesss, How is this not the same angle as yours? Your hoods are taller which is cool, my 105's seem kind of short.

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=102893&d=1240972294
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

Thanks for all the help, guys. Now I don't feel...

Thanks for all the help, guys. Now I don't feel like I made a $1200 boo boo. Even if I do need to make some adjustments (hoping I won't, for a while), I'm sure I'd be fine with a zero setback...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Humongous

You are using leverage against the frame, like...

You are using leverage against the frame, like putting your back to a wall to push a heavy piece of furniture. Basically, you are forcing more weight down onto your legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By Humongous

People on here will probably tell you to just...

People on here will probably tell you to just HTFU. But to answer your question, yes it can be done, and yes, you'll most likely have to replace your left brifter & chain at the very least.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By Humongous

That looks like a pic from the inside of a...

That looks like a pic from the inside of a cadaver's bunghole.. You sure you didn't accidentally use your colonoscopy photo? :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 10,155
Posted By Humongous

In defense of the cable routing, doesn't the...

In defense of the cable routing, doesn't the buyer have to put the handlebars on the bike? I know I did for my BD bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

UMD, here's a new, head on view of the...

UMD, here's a new, head on view of the bars/hoods... hope this gives you a better perspective:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

It was established in the same thread I posted...

It was established in the same thread I posted those photos that the angle of the camera shot is what made the bars look all wonky. If you watch the video, you can see that the bars look normal1

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

my other bike is a flat bar comfort bike so that...

my other bike is a flat bar comfort bike so that would be apples to oranges.. this is my first rodie-o (see what I did there?)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

The bars perfectly obstruct the axle when my back...

The bars perfectly obstruct the axle when my back is upright and arms almost but not quite straight like in this photo:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

That might be because i'm leaning over too far. ...

That might be because i'm leaning over too far. I'm probably supposed to sit more upright with straighter arms. I am probably taking the "don't make your arms straight" a little too far. I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

well did you check the video in the OP?

well did you check the video in the OP?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

I uploaded a video.. Check out my OP for the link.

I uploaded a video.. Check out my OP for the link.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

The saddle is actually adjusted to the proper KOP...

The saddle is actually adjusted to the proper KOP position. How "upright" should I be when on the hoods?
Edit: Dang! Looked into short reach bars and apparently the bars on there now are already...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,458
Posted By Humongous

Stem recommendation

So I'm loving the CAAD9 but constantly feel like I'm having to reach too far out for the hoods. I'm leaning so far over to reach them that I can't safely balance myself to use hand signals. Is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,563
Posted By Humongous

I routinely drop carbon on my CAAD9. What better...

I routinely drop carbon on my CAAD9. What better pedigree than that? :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,953
Posted By Humongous

+1, your knees are way behind the pedal axle. ...

+1, your knees are way behind the pedal axle.

EDIT: On second thought, I think the seat height is probably ok, but the saddle needs to come in a bit more.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By Humongous

Dude, when I first started out, and I'm talking...

Dude, when I first started out, and I'm talking after not riding for 10-15 years, I got a mountain bike and pedaled to work every day (about 5 miles each way with lots of short 5-10% grade hills).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,941
Posted By Humongous

Always Fresh, Always Tim Horton's

Always Fresh, Always Tim Horton's
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,641
Posted By Humongous

http://www.inquisitr.com/wp-content/congratulation...

http://www.inquisitr.com/wp-content/congratulations-you-just-beat-two-trees.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,262
Posted By Humongous

for about $250 you can purchase a cell phone...

for about $250 you can purchase a cell phone jammer. They are the same size as cell phones. Anyone within a few hundred feet of you will have their call dropped.

Of course, this would probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-09, 11:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,206
Posted By Humongous

Tuscany & the Almafi Coast are my two favorite...

Tuscany & the Almafi Coast are my two favorite spots in Italy. Not sure about riding on those cobbled roads though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,048
Posted By Humongous

I saw a video a while back of a guy performing...

I saw a video a while back of a guy performing similar feats, also from the UK.. Most likely it was the same guy. Can't imagine there are too many people out there that can pull stuff like this off.
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