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06-17-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By UmneyDurak

Ice cream. :D

Ice cream. :D
06-02-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 19,020
Posted By UmneyDurak

Just did Cascade classic in 3/4. Was mostly there...

Just did Cascade classic in 3/4. Was mostly there to support teammates and have fun.

The RR was meh. Stayed near the front tried few attacks, and mostly made sure nothing got away. As expected...
05-29-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,426
Posted By UmneyDurak

Congrats. Random question. When you decided to...

Congrats.
Random question. When you decided to go, what made you decide to go on the right of them vs on left?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,695
Posted By UmneyDurak

I rode on carbon rims once. When I tried to brake...

I rode on carbon rims once. When I tried to brake a portal in to the other dimension has opened and Cthulhu almost came through it.
05-03-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By UmneyDurak

American river trail? ...

American river trail?
http://www.regionalparks.saccounty.net/Documents/ParkwayMap.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,142
Posted By UmneyDurak

Few years ago when talk of disk brakes first came...

Few years ago when talk of disk brakes first came out I was "Hell no. Rim brakes are good enough!".
Now I think my next bike will have disk brakes. Consistent braking is very appealing. Also not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By UmneyDurak

That little tiny patch keeps you from sliding on...

That little tiny patch keeps you from sliding on your ass mid corner. Something to think about when you try to stretch the use of the tire as much as possible, or in your case until threads are...
04-09-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,911
Posted By UmneyDurak

Have you tried zwift? :D

Have you tried zwift? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,289
Posted By UmneyDurak

They are everywhere. Some cowards might be more...

They are everywhere. Some cowards might be more empowered to mess with cyclist in the middle of nowhere where there are less/no witnesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,825
Posted By UmneyDurak

Cycling outside you are exposed to pollution from...

Cycling outside you are exposed to pollution from all the cars, drivers who intentionally or not out to kill you. Drinking, moderately, just involves seating on a coach while watching TV. Clearly...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well for training plans, people had success with...

Well for training plans, people had success with TrainerRoad.
04-05-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,911
Posted By UmneyDurak

Yeah same...

Yeah same...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By UmneyDurak

Does sound like it.

Does sound like it.
03-27-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By UmneyDurak

BikeReg Registration protection

Hi

Was curious if anyone actually used it? How much PITA was it to get a refund?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,848
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well did Zwift few times, up to level 5. Whatever...

Well did Zwift few times, up to level 5. Whatever that means. So far I like it, and it does make work outs easier. Actually desire to go outside during a week is kind of low. lol I got the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By UmneyDurak

or just buy etap.

or just buy etap.
03-19-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 135,906
Posted By UmneyDurak

Does it say somewhere that they have the...

Does it say somewhere that they have the "reciprocity agreement"? I wasn't able to find it on their website.

Upgrade is one thing, but the thing about him stealing NCNCA fees is a big thing.
03-19-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 135,906
Posted By UmneyDurak

That part is not clear to me. Do race promoters...

That part is not clear to me. Do race promoters have to be affiliated with NCNCA to do USAC events?
Maybe it's for the best, was thinking of getting more in to outdoor climbing anyway. lol
03-18-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 135,906
Posted By UmneyDurak

So... Thoughts about RK development?

So... Thoughts about RK development?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,848
Posted By UmneyDurak

OK, thanks. Sounds like getting a dongle and...

OK, thanks. Sounds like getting a dongle and trying it just with dump trainer for now is worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,848
Posted By UmneyDurak

I was referring to your "man up and ride outside...

I was referring to your "man up and ride outside in rain" comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,848
Posted By UmneyDurak

You are making assumptions on why I am looking in...

You are making assumptions on why I am looking in to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,848
Posted By UmneyDurak

Thanks for feedback. Umm right now mostly I just...

Thanks for feedback. Umm right now mostly I just think to help with intervals to keep concentration up so I can maintain power.. Highly doubt I'll be doing zwift races or group rides.

On side...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,848
Posted By UmneyDurak

Zwift without smart trainer

Is zwift worth it without smart trainer? Just with regular trainer, but with power meter (speed, cadence, and hr too of course).

I guess the feedback from zwift won't be there, but how important...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,398
Posted By UmneyDurak

Raced on Tubulars for years. I think they saved...

Raced on Tubulars for years. I think they saved my bacon couple of times in a crit when I got puncture and didn't realize it was going flat until mid corner. Funny enough on same course years a part....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,573
Posted By UmneyDurak

Oh look strawman argument. Shifting doesn't...

Oh look strawman argument.

Shifting doesn't have to be 100% reliable, it has to be good enough that for majority of the time it works. No different then mechanical shifter failing once in a blue...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,573
Posted By UmneyDurak

This debate reminds me when we went from wired to...

This debate reminds me when we went from wired to wireless cadence/speed sensors. lol
02-16-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,749
Posted By UmneyDurak

Is that the bat **** crazy fixie race?

Is that the bat **** crazy fixie race?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,573
Posted By UmneyDurak

I actually don't have problems with the price....

I actually don't have problems with the price. It's a premium product targeting high end. More proprietary stuff is step in wrong direction thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By UmneyDurak

Buy a single speed frame and put crank you want?...

Buy a single speed frame and put crank you want? Seems like the simplest solution. Specially considering you mentioned you are willing to buy a new bike.
02-09-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,749
Posted By UmneyDurak

Not to mention if you want to do a crit on public...

Not to mention if you want to do a crit on public roads you need to get permit if you want closed course.
Here we have a mid week training race. Only reason it works is because traffic is very, very...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,573
Posted By UmneyDurak

What I liked about SRAM is that it was compatible...

What I liked about SRAM is that it was compatible with Shimano.
02-08-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,749
Posted By UmneyDurak

Also not all weeknight crits have things like...

Also not all weeknight crits have things like permits, etc.
02-06-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,188
Posted By UmneyDurak

and apparently tweaking stats to improve w/kg.

and apparently tweaking stats to improve w/kg.
01-31-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,749
Posted By UmneyDurak

Road is Dead!

Anyone read this article about road racing in US it's challenges, and potential solutions?
I think he describes issues pretty well. Some of the solutions seem interesting. Like combining racing with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By UmneyDurak

Castelli Perfetto Vest:...

Castelli Perfetto Vest: https://www.castelli-cycling.com/us/men/tops/vests/p/451650819P-034

The best vest I have owned. Throw in head thingy, and it is quite comfortable in 40s. One note Castelli...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By UmneyDurak

I had two SRAM mechanical shifters break few...

I had two SRAM mechanical shifters break few years ago. Had cable fray. **** happens. So far with etap on two bikes in last two years no issues, no adjustments. Knock on wood.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well let's explore the anything part. Adjust...

Well let's explore the anything part.
Adjust cables. This problem goes away because there are no cables.
Adjust shifting. I assume you mean the barrel adjuster that increases or decreases cable...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By UmneyDurak

Really. How would you "fix" mechanical...

Really. How would you "fix" mechanical ones?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By UmneyDurak

My teammate does this. Personally haven't noticed...

My teammate does this. Personally haven't noticed a difference when driving my bike to races each weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,754
Posted By UmneyDurak

Went with Etap three years ago, and not going...

Went with Etap three years ago, and not going back. Have it on my race bike and rain bike. It just works. No need to adjust the cables, or replace them. After riding in the rain shifting is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Ok, thanks

Ok, thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Hmm. Directions don't say anything about...

Hmm. Directions don't say anything about spacers... How long/width is yours 134mm?
There are spacers in a box, but they are for 30mm one. Grrr. Maybe because guy I bought it from bought 30mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Do you have 24 or 30 axle? I tried to install...

Do you have 24 or 30 axle?
I tried to install it on my bike with 24 version, same as my old SRM, and it got stuck. Took it to a shop and they said axle is 1mm too wide. This is super strange. Pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Hmm. What's the proper way to remove tri lobe?...

Hmm. What's the proper way to remove tri lobe? Tried pushing it out by hand, but no luck. :/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well he didn't want any more water penetration...

Well he didn't want any more water penetration and potentially permanently screwing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Ah. With PC7 and PM7 it would show hours left...

Ah. With PC7 and PM7 it would show hours left every time I downloaded data. I guess warning is better then nothing, but step backwards.
On the other hand I was riding today with teammate with Quark...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Ah I see. Thanks. Well bought origin from ebay....

Ah I see. Thanks. Well bought origin from ebay. Should arrive soon. Will see how those connectors stand up to weather. Will probably put electrical tape over it. Just in case.
Meanwhile last week...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Ah so yours without rechargeable battery? What...

Ah so yours without rechargeable battery? What made you decide to go that route?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By UmneyDurak

Should have been more explicit. I currently have...

Should have been more explicit. I currently have their PC7 with older wirless dura ace. I plan to get PC8, and debating on origin. Will sell my current one before it gets too obsolete.
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