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09-13-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,757
Posted By canam73

Valverde and Roglic could crash each other out...

Valverde and Roglic could crash each other out sprinting for the line in 20?
09-13-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,757
Posted By canam73

Now that I'm 1 point down I'll come out of...

Now that I'm 1 point down I'll come out of hiding.

This is getting pretty exciting.
06-23-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,568
Posted By canam73

I do like toblerone, but my choice to eschew...

I do like toblerone, but my choice to eschew sprinters and bank on swiss pride (morabito-albasini-frank) didn't pan out out as I hope. Now I have to see if picking the final gc podium is enough to...
06-11-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,377
Posted By canam73

I was in last, so I virused them.

I was in last, so I virused them.
06-02-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,991
Posted By canam73

Congratulazioni! Picking riders, especially...

Congratulazioni!

Picking riders, especially sprinters in the Giro, who are going to stick it out is a big part of the battle.

If there is a league for the Dauphine I'll be in.
05-20-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By canam73

Thank you. It was quite handy to have a 4...

Thank you.

It was quite handy to have a 4 pitch in with over 250 points (Lachlan Morton), otherwise I come in fourth.
09-16-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,669
Posted By canam73

Well thank you. After using the same team...

Well thank you.

After using the same team building strategy for ~3 years without a Grand Tour win I finally get the justification to use it for another three years.

But for purely spectating, I...
04-30-18, 07:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,305
Posted By canam73

That would be a matter for CAFS.

That would be a matter for CAFS.
06-04-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,784
Posted By canam73

It may look that way now, but I always rack up...

It may look that way now, but I always rack up enough non-finishers to level things out on my own.
05-23-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By canam73

I'll just leave this here. (That's what he...

I'll just leave this here.

(That's what he said)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-17, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By canam73

That sound's like a winner.

That sound's like a winner.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By canam73

First thought I have is if you are making sure...

First thought I have is if you are making sure your wheels are centered in the frame.

Although 1mm doesn't sound like much, also.
05-20-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,080
Posted By canam73

Just about time to burn my ship.

Just about time to burn my ship.
05-14-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,080
Posted By canam73

I apologize to anyone else who had Thomas or...

I apologize to anyone else who had Thomas or Yates. I have a Fantasy Giro curse that goes back several years to when I only had 3 riders finish. I took out Dennis in the first week.



:)
Forum: Triathlon
03-23-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By canam73

Need a 'Skinny' Rear Brake Recommendations.

My wife has a new to her 2012 Felt B16W. I am trying to fit an Ultegra 10 speed crank to it with a Stages PM on the left arm. But the brake caliper protrudes just enough to get scraped by the Stages...
08-19-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,772
Posted By canam73

I joined. But I always have issues with...

I joined.

But I always have issues with Velogames assignments of climber/GC. The Vuelta's seem the most arbitrary.
07-26-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,541
Posted By canam73

Arnaud Demare at last years TDF: ...

Arnaud Demare at last years TDF:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZKpdTAPUXaY/U8us6FbJDuI/AAAAAAAAYks/UyiFu7iJxM4/w1200-h630-p-nu/arnaud-demare-arrete-aller-toilettes-19-juillet-2014-1644057-616x380.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,807
Posted By canam73

Excellent, thanks.

Excellent, thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By canam73

Go to a shop. It will cost more, but your paying...

Go to a shop. It will cost more, but your paying for knowledge. And most importantly, a good fit and set up.

Shop around for the right shop, somebody who will spend time with you and let you try...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,807
Posted By canam73

I have about 4 helmets in my current rotation,...

I have about 4 helmets in my current rotation, but no fake ones (I think). But now I'm intrigued and want one.

Can somebody post links?
05-29-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,820
Posted By canam73

Thanks. I had good luck in that the only...

Thanks.

I had good luck in that the only riders I had drop (Hesjedal and Dumoulin) also seemed to be on everybody elses roster. Usually I end up with about 5 guys finishing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By canam73

Considering a BB30 frame. Have Questions.

I do realize this is an old topic and there are probably some great previous posts or articles that will give me all the info I need. (If you know of one please give me a link.) But my attention has...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By canam73

Thank you To KenshiBiker and ColaJacket for the...

Thank you To KenshiBiker and ColaJacket for the suggestions. I use a Caddy Sack for my flat/tool kit in my center pocket and carry the phone wallet in the left. The right is for gels or food if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By canam73

Believe it or not I have tried a ziploc before. ...

Believe it or not I have tried a ziploc before. For various reasons I just like having all my personal stuff in one place and organized. This isn't a rookie decision or because I haven't tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By canam73

It is a tall boy compared to anything else,...

It is a tall boy compared to anything else, almost 6" in a simple skin. And I agree with you on the little flip phones. Ever since I got this I started wondering if the next thing would be a micro...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By canam73

That is the first thing I did and nothing that...

That is the first thing I did and nothing that was waterproof would fit well. I don't know if the Lezyne is hip or not, but for $20 it worked well and was durable. I am willing to pay for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By canam73

Wallet for Galaxy S6

I have been happily using the Lezyne Phone Wallet for my Galaxy S4 for years but my new S6 is a bit too long to fit. Does anyone with an S6 know of something similiar to the Lezyne that it will fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,256
Posted By canam73

12 ounce curls.

12 ounce curls.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 06:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,813
Posted By canam73

I thought this thread was gonna be about beer. ...

I thought this thread was gonna be about beer.

You should try it, works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By canam73

I had a pair of Fiziks that did not work for me...

I had a pair of Fiziks that did not work for me for specifically the reasons you mentioned (my feet aren't like that). But they were probably the nicest built cycling shoes I have ever had and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,992
Posted By canam73

The Novatecs had a definite geometry advantage...

The Novatecs had a definite geometry advantage for Shimano 10sp, but with the 11sp hubs everyone is much closer. Depending on what cassettes you use it might be an advantage to get the Novatec with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 05:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,992
Posted By canam73

Somebody would have a lot of work to do if they...

Somebody would have a lot of work to do if they were going to enforce that standard.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,992
Posted By canam73

Two years later you come roaring in to nit pick a...

Two years later you come roaring in to nit pick a correction I made for someone who was taking it in the opposite direction? Nothing gets by you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By canam73

Yes. Put them on your race specific carbon...

Yes. Put them on your race specific carbon tubular wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By canam73

I like a little marbling in my steak. But the...

I like a little marbling in my steak. But the sausages look good. Maybe Hungarian?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,137
Posted By canam73

Maybe you guys should get Camelbaks.

Maybe you guys should get Camelbaks.
03-21-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By canam73

Wait, who won? I thought there were gonna be...

Wait, who won? I thought there were gonna be spoilers.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By canam73

Datlas is probably right about where to start....

Datlas is probably right about where to start. Ask at your local shops about group rides in your area. Also, the usa cycling site has a portion that lists both teams and clubs for each state with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By canam73

Find a group ride in your area frequented by...

Find a group ride in your area frequented by racers. Ask your questions there. Take advice. You will get dropped. Come back and do it again. When you stick, sign up for a race.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By canam73

Right. Which is why I said you can spot trends.

Right. Which is why I said you can spot trends.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By canam73

While it seems OP has figured out his issue, here...

While it seems OP has figured out his issue, here is a reference for what is typical in in advertised vs actual wheel weights. Many of the listings are old, but you can still spot trends on who is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,363
Posted By canam73

If I understand correctly the DA cleats now come...

If I understand correctly the DA cleats now come with the blue cleat (middle float), while all other SPD-SL come with the yellow (high float). But all cleats are available as separates so if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By canam73

You're talking about that guy in post #4...

You're talking about that guy in post #4 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) , right?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-15, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By canam73

Anything that doesn't bother your stomach, at...

Anything that doesn't bother your stomach, at about half the recommended strength.

At 2-3 hours water and a couple hundred calories of anything should be fine provided you don't start out...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,624
Posted By canam73

Re-using spokes from a wheel that had enough...

Re-using spokes from a wheel that had enough use/abuse to crack the hub doesn't seem like a good way to save money. Those spokes are $1 a piece.

Was your old hub also a PT? If not, re-using the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,096
Posted By canam73

And fwiw, I used to build my wheels with either...

And fwiw, I used to build my wheels with either shimano or white industries hubs. I tried novatec for some cheap race wheels and now I use the one with the ABG almost exclusively. They roll great,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,096
Posted By canam73

I've built 2 wheelsets with 279s and all four...

I've built 2 wheelsets with 279s and all four rims were very true before building and had almost imperceptible seems. Much better than my A23s were out of the box in both respects. Another plus is at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By canam73

How much am I suffering? For the first 5 minutes...

How much am I suffering? For the first 5 minutes not much at all. For the last 5 it's an all out fight.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By canam73

The shells look like Formula to me, but I have...

The shells look like Formula to me, but I have never seen one with the machined rear DS flange like that has. My guess is they were made for a OEM spec.

Those wheel weights would indicate a pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,662
Posted By canam73

Triathletes have bad taste.

Triathletes have bad taste.
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