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Forum: Northeast
10-08-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By BarryJo

I'll sometimes jump on the Winchendon bike path...

I'll sometimes jump on the Winchendon bike path at the intersection of Rt 12 and 202 and ride that to the end, and then cut over to the Gardner path which starts on Old Gardner Rd. That's a good 5 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,711
Posted By BarryJo

I don't like the new trend towards integration,...

I don't like the new trend towards integration, with proprietary stems/ handlebars, etc.
I love my 2013 Evo and was seriously ready to consider the 2020 Evo until I realized I probably wouldn't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By BarryJo

I like the original better. ...

I like the original better.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x375/pinerello_prince_of_spain_c372cd8816fa11156f94d2022504c2683b5a1aa9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,054
Posted By BarryJo

Are e-motion rollers by Inside Ride - E-Motion...

Are e-motion rollers by Inside Ride - E-Motion Rollers (http://www.insideride.com) still a thing? I know they're expensive, but considering how much use I've got out of mine over the past 10 years,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,644
Posted By BarryJo

For 90% of people who ride bikes an endurance...

For 90% of people who ride bikes an endurance geometry bike is going to give you everything you need for riding fast, on pavement and gravel, and climbing too. Some people may take exception with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-16, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By BarryJo

Anyone looking for some insight into these races...

Anyone looking for some insight into these races should check out the video "Line of Sight" by Lucas Brunelle and then draw your own conclusions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0npCFw9TEnA
For...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
Posted By BarryJo

What road bike do you currently have and what...

What road bike do you currently have and what kind of gravel do you plan on riding (graded gravel, or something closer to single track)?
I've never had a problem riding most of the nasty stuff here...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By BarryJo

To be clear I never had any functional issues...

To be clear I never had any functional issues with 7900, my only complaint, which is subjective I guess, is it wasn't as "smooth" as the 7800 stuff that came before it. Shimano corrected that problem...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-16, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By BarryJo

I was going to say... but others already beat me...

I was going to say... but others already beat me to the punch - 7900 was just plain horrible, why they changed up something as nice as the 7800 stuff is incomprehensible. They should've gone straight...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-16, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,946
Posted By BarryJo

I'm going to pretend you're really looking for...

I'm going to pretend you're really looking for advice here and not just trolling.




I've seen a lot of bad advice on this forum, and yeah I get that this is probably in fun, but for anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,916
Posted By BarryJo

If you're in it for the long haul you might as...

If you're in it for the long haul you might as well fork out $8K and get the bike you REALLY want rather than resenting the kid for the first 35 years of their life ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By BarryJo

Those are some good wheels, I've owned mine for...

Those are some good wheels, I've owned mine for over a year now and they are far and away my favorite wheelset. I 2nd checking with the dealer to see if you can get the wheel repaired rather than...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,407
Posted By BarryJo

no, I inferred it, my TCR has served me very well...

no, I inferred it, my TCR has served me very well on beat up New England dirt roads as it has on all of the paved roads I've ridden it on.
edit - there's only 3 reasons the author gives for only...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,407
Posted By BarryJo

What would be the difference between the climbing...

What would be the difference between the climbing bike and the "quick little snappy bike"? Not trying to be argumentative, but my C'Dale EVO seems to do both really well.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,407
Posted By BarryJo

Seeing as how Bicycle is mostly a road biking...

Seeing as how Bicycle is mostly a road biking magazine, I think it's safe to infer the article is specific to road/ gravel riding and that 1 primary road bike is going to serve most of their riders...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-16, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,681,320
Posted By BarryJo

curious why you think it needs deeper profile...

curious why you think it needs deeper profile wheels, I think it looks pretty good the way it stands. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By BarryJo

I'd throw this one out there, I don't know much...

I'd throw this one out there, I don't know much about Tiagra components, but it's black and Giant makes a good bike.
Defy 2 Disc (2016) | Giant Bicycles | United States...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,255
Posted By BarryJo

reminds me of this thread which got moved to Foo....

reminds me of this thread which got moved to Foo.
http://www.bikeforums.net/foo/441736-roadies-watches.html
Forum: Northeast
01-05-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By BarryJo

dude, I lived on Goddard St for 20 years before...

dude, I lived on Goddard St for 20 years before getting out last year... I lost count how many times I started my rides either up Westminster Hill Rd or more often Ashburnham Hill Rd. to Rt 12 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,935
Posted By BarryJo

I don't think it is, if you're riding solo add...

I don't think it is, if you're riding solo add 15% to account for the lack of draft in the group rides all your buddies are posting @21+
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By BarryJo

There is also a 60 and 90 minute workout by the...

There is also a 60 and 90 minute workout by the same You-tuber, for me they're good in that they offer scenery, there's a clock on the video I can time my own intervals with , while listening to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,478
Posted By BarryJo

Stiffness is completely irrelevant for most, so...

Stiffness is completely irrelevant for most, so ignore the talk and ride the bike you're most comfortable on.
A friend of mine once remarked the thing he liked most about his bike was also the thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 51,602
Posted By BarryJo

I like the old setup better. FWIW the $800 I...

I like the old setup better.
FWIW the $800 I plunked down on the e-motions (in part) because of your post was hands down the best cycling purchase I've ever made.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-15, 08:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By BarryJo

Yeah, it's hilly out there, especially if this...

Yeah, it's hilly out there, especially if this video is any indication :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cK8MhLihFlg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By BarryJo

Just curious, where do you live? I think 100' per...

Just curious, where do you live? I think 100' per mile is pretty decent.
I never much thought about it, but I just did a quick calculation on Strava and my average is 63 ft of elevation gain/ mile....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,726
Posted By BarryJo

Curious, what beer? Cant imagine drinking mid...

Curious, what beer? Cant imagine drinking mid ride, let alone out of a water bottle (yuck).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,718
Posted By BarryJo

so mineral spirits will work as well as the Park...

so mineral spirits will work as well as the Park Tool stuff I've been spending $12+ at the LBS? That's depressing considering how many bottles of the Park Tool stuff I've purchased over the past 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,438
Posted By BarryJo

you're complaining it rained in California. Wow.

you're complaining it rained in California. Wow.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,503
Posted By BarryJo

I've only seen him on an orange Serrotta. You...

I've only seen him on an orange Serrotta.
You can google and find all kinds of photos of him riding his bike, some going back a decade or more, so cycling is nothing new to him.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,503
Posted By BarryJo

Wrong. A Day with Lance Armstrong and Senator...

Wrong.
A Day with Lance Armstrong and Senator Kerry at PMC 2011 | Road Journal (http://roadjournal.signaturecycles.com/2011/08/a-day-with-lance-armstrong-at-pmc-2011/)
Forum: Foo
03-24-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 72,170
Posted By BarryJo

I am deeply saddened to read of Tom's passing,...

I am deeply saddened to read of Tom's passing, the man had an incredible passion for life. I will forever miss his blog posts where he oftentimes made me realize it's all about taking pleasure in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,713
Posted By BarryJo

6600, thanks!

6600, thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,713
Posted By BarryJo

For me nothing compares to the beauty and...

For me nothing compares to the beauty and performance of the DA 9000 group, it's flawless, especially coming off 7900, which I thought was a complete POS compared to 7800 before it. Heck, Ultegra...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,620
Posted By BarryJo

there are those times when your ROI is greater...

there are those times when your ROI is greater inside than it is outside. Those living in warmer climates probably don't understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,812
Posted By BarryJo

Head, shoulder, elbow, or all of the above?

Head, shoulder, elbow, or all of the above?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,812
Posted By BarryJo

On the rollers, bunch of 12' intervals over 2...

On the rollers, bunch of 12' intervals over 2 hours. Fun times!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 44,104
Posted By BarryJo

Today was my 76th day of riding in my basement...

Today was my 76th day of riding in my basement since I stopped riding outside in October. And no end in sight.
So completely jealous of your guys out west, and to a much lesser extent, those living...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,421
Posted By BarryJo

:thumb: the standard "flip it" and "slam it"...

:thumb:

the standard "flip it" and "slam it" response got old a long time ago.
Seeing the spacers under Tyler's stem just validates that comfort > looking pro.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,939
Posted By BarryJo

Thanks for the reply, I need new lenses for my...

Thanks for the reply, I need new lenses for my Radars, I'm going have my LBS get some of these in a couple different colors to see how I like them. I figure since they're a dealer they can send them...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,363
Posted By BarryJo

Depends on the bike they're going on. I've...

Depends on the bike they're going on.
I've always ridden the Ultegras which have served me fine, but last year my wife bought me a real nice bike which I thought deserved the DA PD9000s. They're...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,620
Posted By BarryJo

+2 435164

+2
435164
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,320
Posted By BarryJo

...and my carbon frame and wheels still haven't...

...and my carbon frame and wheels still haven't broke.

And yes, by definition your driveway is "offroad", whether it's gravel or something else.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,320
Posted By BarryJo

....and this will be my first year on something...

....and this will be my first year on something other than 23s.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,320
Posted By BarryJo

Is there a reason you ask? And no I don't.......

Is there a reason you ask?
And no I don't.... when I ride off road it's on purpose. And usually enjoyable.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,939
Posted By BarryJo

By definition you're a shill. So will...

By definition you're a shill.
So will replacement lenses with "Radar" in the description fit my Radars I purchased several years ago? Because I want a pair of these, even if they are $100 for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,604
Posted By BarryJo

Good point, I've been searching for a Cannondale...

Good point, I've been searching for a Cannondale Six13 with afterburner fade paint job and google took me to all kinds of forums that were active around 2008, but that was then and this is now :(
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,604
Posted By BarryJo

How do people even find these threads after 6...

How do people even find these threads after 6 years?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,299
Posted By BarryJo

I heard it was good, but it'll be better when...

I heard it was good, but it'll be better when there's a full season to binge watch.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,299
Posted By BarryJo

online stopwatch for intervals. Netflix has...

online stopwatch for intervals.

Netflix has a couple cool cycling docs including "Chasing the Badger" (Lemond/ Hinault feud), and "Rising From Ashes" about the development of the Rwanda cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,716
Posted By BarryJo

I do enjoy cleaning it up and making it all nice...

I do enjoy cleaning it up and making it all nice and shiny though :D
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