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Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-17, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,703
Posted By guy2600

I just bought one of those today ^

I just bought one of those today ^
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,179
Posted By guy2600

I had similar thoughts this year. I have a road...

I had similar thoughts this year. I have a road bike, TT bike and a 26" dual suspension MB. Then I realized I'm about to get married and have kids. I doubled down and bought new gear. Have you...
01-05-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By guy2600

So... I finally got these built up last night....

So... I finally got these built up last night. This was quite a learning experience. In the end, I got them built to spec and I'm very happy with the outcome. For those who come across this thread...
09-25-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By guy2600

I'd like to thank everyone who took the time to...

I'd like to thank everyone who took the time to respond. I did contact HED who recommended what translated to on a Park tool TM-1 to 18/19 drive side & 11-12 non drive side for the rear, and 18/19 on...
09-14-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By guy2600

I'm aware of the corrosion issues etc of alloy vs...

I'm aware of the corrosion issues etc of alloy vs brass. If I need to change them every year or two I'm fine with that. Just a preference. I have a tool to hold the spokes while tightening them...
09-13-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By guy2600

Lacing/building up my first set of wheels and have some questions

What I have for tools:

Truing stand for dish, side and radial (hop) runout (if that makes sense)
Park tension meter
Spoke wrenches

The build:

Front: HED Belgium 24H C2 rim, DT Swiss 350...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,613
Posted By guy2600

I currently own and have put some miles on both...

I currently own and have put some miles on both wheelsets. Here is my opinion:

1) The weight difference is more than 100 grams. I weighed both sets at work out of the box with rim tape on a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By guy2600

If you have the time, Maui has some great...

If you have the time, Maui has some great cycling. Did the West Maui loop and climbed Mt. Haleakala a few weeks ago, great riding for sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By guy2600

You should definately go easier than your max...

You should definately go easier than your max efforts on your training rides. What plan are you following? Are you training with power? Keep in mind that you can always dial up your effort on the...
06-21-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By guy2600

The Granny gear mounts to the middle chainring,...

The Granny gear mounts to the middle chainring, not the crankset.
06-21-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By guy2600

Dura ace 9 speed question

Does anyone know if the bare crank arms are the same between the double and triple cranks?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,970
Posted By guy2600

This was one of the funniest videos I've seen in...

This was one of the funniest videos I've seen in a while!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,725
Posted By guy2600

I'm clear. I'm looking to take a garmin file...

I'm clear. I'm looking to take a garmin file (which has power data - didn't mention that) and get a normalized power reading for the ride, not just average power. Will be nice when the 910xt finally...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,725
Posted By guy2600

After doing some digging, I've found that if you...

After doing some digging, I've found that if you create a training peaks account, you can upload your file and get normalized power for the training session. Got to say, garmin connect is much easier...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-12, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,725
Posted By guy2600

Normalized power calculator

Is there a resource that allows you to upload a Garmin file and get normalized power?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-12, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By guy2600

That should have a dura ace groupset (minus the...

That should have a dura ace groupset (minus the cranks). $700 is a good deal assuming you already know that a 54cm bike is the right size for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,259
Posted By guy2600

I was of the same mind: Carbon frame "ride...

I was of the same mind: Carbon frame "ride quality" was nothing more than marketing trying to convince us to spend $$. Two weeks ago, I upgraded my Felt 7005 aluminum frame with a carbon one. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,605
Posted By guy2600

Ha! I'll remember that one...

Ha! I'll remember that one...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,192
Posted By guy2600

You need to say something and be blunt. I have a...

You need to say something and be blunt. I have a friend like that and I told him several times he's going to get hit. Well, he did several months ago. He t-boned a suv at 26 mph. His face took all...
02-20-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By guy2600

RD-7900 work with a triple crank?

I'm guessing it doesn't but figured I'd ask. I'm buying a new RD and can get a 7900 for the same price as a 7800 so would like to get the latest rev if possible. Thanks in advance...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,575
Posted By guy2600

Those are not blowout prices, that's what they...

Those are not blowout prices, that's what they basically go for year round. Also, I was speaking only to the frame, not the other bikes they offer. Out of curiosity, are you guys targeting the high...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 12:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,575
Posted By guy2600

There has been a lot of good points already...

There has been a lot of good points already mentioned but I'd like to give you another data point. I was recently in the market for a new reasonably priced carbon frame to replace my worn aluminum...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,773
Posted By guy2600

Ok, good info so far. So a recap (estimated...

Ok, good info so far. So a recap (estimated average):

2-3k for chain
6k for cassette
10k for chainrings

Sound about right?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-12, 09:05 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,736
Posted By guy2600

No, it will only seem that way to people who are...

No, it will only seem that way to people who are not cyclists. I have a 07 Felt F90 I bought new and the only part that's original now is the bare frame. Post some pics of this beast.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,377
Posted By guy2600

Timely thread. Pcad, if you were to take a guess,...

Timely thread. Pcad, if you were to take a guess, how much quicker do you think you'd be on this course with the tt bike vs your road bike given the same power output (ironman lake placid bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,247
Posted By guy2600

Check this thing out:...

Check this thing out: https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=142&pID=90671 I might end up picking this up and selling my other gps stuff. Here's a review:...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,247
Posted By guy2600

Can't comment on the calorie tracker but I can...

Can't comment on the calorie tracker but I can tell you the edge connects to the satelites much quicker than the forerunner 405. I frequently have to wait 15 minutes+ for that thing to connect. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By guy2600

There's a few here that are strength oriented:...

There's a few here that are strength oriented: http://trainright.com/media/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By guy2600

Good dvd's for the trainer

I've done several searches and couldn't find any good lists (wrong keywords maybe?). Anyhow, I'm going to be picking up some new dvd's for riding on the trainer and looking for some recommendations....
Forum: Northeast
06-16-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By guy2600

Janders, I'd drop down if you're concerned about...

Janders, I'd drop down if you're concerned about keeping the pace. You can always spend more time recovering at the rest stops, maybe take a few pics if you're ahead on time. Best to have extra time...
Forum: Northeast
06-13-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By guy2600

I'll be resting until Thursday. Thursday and...

I'll be resting until Thursday. Thursday and Friday will be easy rides of 20 miles, just want my legs to fully recover. If you see a slow guy pedaling this bike, it will be me.

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Forum: Northeast
06-12-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By guy2600

Godshammgod, sounds like you're well prepared....

Godshammgod, sounds like you're well prepared. Janders, I'd think (though I'm obviously no pro) it might be best to do a longer ride at a light pace - something you will recover from in a few days...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By guy2600

Who's in the B2B and how do you feel about your conditioning?

Rode it last year, signed up this year knowing I was going to be time challenged (work full time, take classes at night). Not in the shape I was in last year but feel I'll be able to limp through it....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-11, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,838
Posted By guy2600

Can't be beat on price but like the first 2 my...

Can't be beat on price but like the first 2 my rear wheel came out of tension completely on the first ride and was unrideable afterwards (open pro's, dt competition spokes, 105 hubs). I'd buy from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,462
Posted By guy2600

The Garmin is secure on the mount unless you...

The Garmin is secure on the mount unless you break the tabs off the Garmin unit which I've done to 2 units in about a year...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,903
Posted By guy2600

It took me about 6 months of dedicated training...

It took me about 6 months of dedicated training...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,088
Posted By guy2600

Funny, I was just thinking about this last night....

Funny, I was just thinking about this last night. Broke the tabs off at end of last year after 2 months of use. Just noticed one of the tabs broke off the replacement unit after maybe 2-3 months of...
Forum: Northeast
05-14-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By guy2600

Blue hills are an option if you're looking to do...

Blue hills are an option if you're looking to do repeates : http://connect.garmin.com/activity/41596283
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,762
Posted By guy2600

Great thread! Thanks for sharing...

Great thread! Thanks for sharing...
Forum: Northeast
05-09-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By guy2600

I've heard this was good:...

I've heard this was good: http://newhorizonsbikes.com/articles/great-river-ride-2010-pg161.htm

If you're looking for a good challenge, this is it: http://www.northeastcycling.com/six_gaps.html
I...
Forum: Northeast
05-09-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By guy2600

1) Never done a route like that from Boston but...

1) Never done a route like that from Boston but have climbed Wachusett many times.

2) The summit road is closed until August for tower repairs. Climbing the rest from 140 is still a good climb...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By guy2600

Ha! Ya, I didn't see that (I would have dug...

Ha! Ya, I didn't see that (I would have dug deeper before buying). That explains the prices...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By guy2600

Has anyone heard of or ordering anything from this company?

They have stuff dirt cheap but I've never heard of them. Legit? http://targin-jaya.com/
Forum: Northeast
04-28-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By guy2600

If it was me, I wouldn't ride either Rt9 or 20....

If it was me, I wouldn't ride either Rt9 or 20. They are both dangerous rodes to say the least (I was hit on rt20 last year). I'd do some more research and find a better route.
Forum: Northeast
03-28-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By guy2600

There's about 6000ft of climbing over 64 miles so...

There's about 6000ft of climbing over 64 miles so it's fairly evil but certainly doable. Here's my data from the 2010 route (I wasn't in the best shape for the event)...
Forum: Northeast
03-24-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,751
Posted By guy2600

That gearing should be fine. There's a few...

That gearing should be fine. There's a few campgrounds along the Kanc too which I'm sure you're already aware of. I did this loop which is an interesting ride (it was only my second century on a...
Forum: Northeast
03-24-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,751
Posted By guy2600

I road it starting from Lincoln. I thought it was...

I road it starting from Lincoln. I thought it was a good road to ride but you need to be aware of crosswinds when descending, they can be strong depending. If you're riding in peak foliage, I'd get...
Forum: Northeast
03-21-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,843
Posted By guy2600

Very cool. This is the first I've heard of it as...

Very cool. This is the first I've heard of it as well. So no one really gives cyclist a hard time for riding the course? That's awesome. What type of pace does the main group maintain? Is the route...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,819
Posted By guy2600

2nd ride of the year, did a 50 mile loop in...

2nd ride of the year, did a 50 mile loop in Massachusetts. Road a snail's pace, I've got a lot of work to do before I'm back to form. http://connect.garmin.com/activity/74346909
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