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06-18-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By jsigone

I took my family to the SD fair on Father's Day....

I took my family to the SD fair on Father's Day. Kids had fun, they both got 4 rides in on $20, I ate a $24 bacon wrapped turkey leg. None of that deep fried snickers, oreos or butter like that HAHA....
06-18-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

I did their anniversary ride think was early...

I did their anniversary ride think was early April or week after our double, free, couple hundred people, good pace up front, great beer and had some food trucks there. the tacos were dope!!
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06-18-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

especially with SD Fair Traffic :roflmao:

especially with SD Fair Traffic :roflmao:
06-17-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

few of my friends are in RAAM, one of their teams...

few of my friends are in RAAM, one of their teams go into Colorado this morning. They started on Saturday. They missed the desert heat wave by a week this yr :popcorn

team oceanside 8 person open...
06-14-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By jsigone

I wouldn't worry about the wheel until you start...

I wouldn't worry about the wheel until you start breaking spokes. Ride it and enjoy it. frame will be fine. Their "limit" is there to please the lawyers, the carbon is darn strong. Being the higher...
06-13-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

I did a solo version similar to that route in...

I did a solo version similar to that route in 2017, want to do it again but I'll stick to the coastline since the road is repaired now.

Def the most memorable ride i've done. Really fun, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,845
Posted By jsigone

sounds like you need to retest this bike...

sounds like you need to retest this bike experiment a number of times and average them out, conclude that steel is really slow but saves power :hug:


:popcorn
06-13-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By jsigone

I use these...

I use these https://www.pearlizumi.com/US/en/shop/unisex/shoe-covers/road/pro_barrier_wxb_shoe_cover/p/14381703021

they work pretty well, and keeping toes toasty on cold mornings. Wear them in...
06-13-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

Ready to do it again?

Ready to do it again?
06-11-19, 03:21 PM
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Views: 3,986
Posted By jsigone

today's lunch ride 19.57miDistance ...

today's lunch ride

19.57miDistance

1:09:39 Moving Time

1,404ft climbing
06-10-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 74
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Posted By jsigone

I am a slacker or I've been on the MTB too much...

I am a slacker or I've been on the MTB too much :roflmao:

MTD:

70.0mi

4h 52m

4,319ft
06-07-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

I'm here, I can show you a few beer places, you...

I'm here, I can show you a few beer places, you can ride my much to small for you 58 CX bike :lol:
06-05-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By jsigone

2-3 really good endurance bibs and some type of...

2-3 really good endurance bibs and some type of cream. I like body glide for cycling. Last a long time and comes in deodorant stick size, to stow away....
06-05-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

yah I normally only carry one pedros lever in the...

yah I normally only carry one pedros lever in the bag. I had to go back to the car and get the backup i stick in the door pockets.

Next set of tires after these GK, I'll try to run them tubeless.
06-05-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

nail didn't mess up the rim, but found out the...

nail didn't mess up the rim, but found out the zipp valve extenders diameter doesn't fit this rim. I may at some time have to file both ends to allow for it to fit. Til than I'll stock up on long...
06-04-19, 08:14 PM
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Views: 1,079
Posted By jsigone

Near frozen coke can is my go to after a good ride

Near frozen coke can is my go to after a good ride
06-04-19, 04:31 PM
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Posted By jsigone

first flat with the new rims, folded a 1" brad...

first flat with the new rims, folded a 1" brad nail into 90*, scared to pop the tire off and see if it hit carbon. Happened near the work driveway of all places :twitchy:
06-04-19, 12:46 PM
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Posted By jsigone

will take some trial and error to see how much...

will take some trial and error to see how much head start you need. Some days the group will be slower, some faster.

Also where you do you want to be "social" when the group is slower and warming...
06-03-19, 02:41 PM
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Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

TrojanHorse dude it's slightly cheaper than the...

TrojanHorse dude it's slightly cheaper than the trek Madone 9 disc I saw at the shop last friday with chameleon paint job. I opted for 50% off bibs instead :roflmao:
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06-03-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsigone

that bike is HOT, glad I'm a poor guy :lol:

that bike is HOT, glad I'm a poor guy :lol:
05-30-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

Think they are 26mm wide at the brake track,...

Think they are 26mm wide at the brake track, can't remember the spec. I only had issues with 28C overall diameter rubbing the inside rear brake caliper in the winter months aka rain debris. Summer...
05-30-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

Riding Hodges after work, whoohoo get some trail...

Riding Hodges after work, whoohoo get some trail dirt on the bike HAHA better than mud
05-30-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,572
Posted By jsigone

how about a more playful hard tail? Slacked...

how about a more playful hard tail? Slacked front, longer fork, dropper post and gearing enough to go fast? I hardly rode my XC race bike after I got my Chameleon 275+



If your set on the Full...
05-30-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

nope been raining so slow reports on here. Rain...

nope been raining so slow reports on here. Rain doesn't help my laziness :innocent:
05-29-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

48's are ideal, to bad they dis continued that...

48's are ideal, to bad they dis continued that line up after a decade... figures right. Only 41mm, 58, 62 flavors now, all wide outer dimensions.
05-29-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

it's for the extra poser points, at least the...

it's for the extra poser points, at least the bike looks faster than the rider :roflmao: these are 58s, the mavic carbones I broke were 56s. I like the look of these better and ride comfort is two...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,497
Posted By jsigone

Love the lugged carbon frames but back ground is...

Love the lugged carbon frames but back ground is way to busy to show off the details of the frameset and blue tires gets a no from me.

White back drop and no bottles/saddle bag. That metallic...
05-28-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

it only took 112 miles to be mess miserable...

it only took 112 miles to be mess miserable :roflmao: Rain stopped right before lunch sag and pretty much stayed that way.
05-28-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

were you following people or the route slip for...

were you following people or the route slip for the Solvang Double? Going to do the Autumn version?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By jsigone

centerlock is an invention from Shimano, Sram...

centerlock is an invention from Shimano, Sram would never put CTR locks on their hubs, universal standard is the 6 hole rotors. You will have to get new rotors if running SRAM hubs, the cassette can...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By jsigone

I'd vote H+Son w/ sram 900 hubs, pending what...

I'd vote H+Son w/ sram 900 hubs, pending what disc you have now, you will likely need 6bolt disc, i'm sure the shimanos are centerlocks on your bike.

H Plus Son Archetype Road CX Gravel Disc...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,460
Posted By jsigone

club ride or race, there is ALWAYS someone in the...

club ride or race, there is ALWAYS someone in the group say 10-15 bike back that is un willing to rotate and will stay there sucking wheels, never taking a pull into the wind. Find that person and...
05-22-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By jsigone

what bike? Quick 6? V brakes are the most...

what bike? Quick 6?

V brakes are the most picky of picky brake systems every invented for a bike.

remove the Caliper arm with the allen tool, you will see 3 holes in the frame. Each provides...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By jsigone

they are my go to tires for the Canyon Belgian...

they are my go to tires for the Canyon Belgian Waffle ride we have here in San Diego, 135 mile and 46 of it is on dirt, 12k vertical. I had 1 flat in 5 yrs of me doing BWR, and that was a pinch flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By jsigone

hydro flask is way to go when commuting with home...

hydro flask is way to go when commuting with home brewed coffee. Added bit of electrical tape to stop the rattle but works. Standard water bottle in the down tube, coffee in the seat tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,695
Posted By jsigone

socal doesn't get much rain. Never tried them in...

socal doesn't get much rain. Never tried them in the mountain in weather but flattish club rides seemed fine. Long life pads unlike the old cork days.

I'm on the blue reynold pads now w/ their...
05-22-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,824
Posted By jsigone

somehow I turned into a fair weather rider too...

somehow I turned into a fair weather rider too :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,695
Posted By jsigone

better brake pads? toe your pads? late brake into...

better brake pads? toe your pads? late brake into hairpins and don't ride your pads? don't white knuckle the downhill

210#s I'd climb GMR/Baldy and Palomar on Carbon wheels. Used swiss stop...
05-22-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jsigone

you will likely never have both feet on the...

you will likely never have both feet on the ground at the same time when riding the bike. One foot on the pedal, and one on the ground at stop lights.

Frames sizes have to deal with your...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,497
Posted By jsigone

LAJ since it made it's way in here already, guess...

LAJ since it made it's way in here already, guess I can add it to the fire pot

Pinarello Gan S

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47082100694_9a01db0f35_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By jsigone

if you start getting more flats with the smaller...

if you start getting more flats with the smaller tubes in there would be when I'd start looking for 28c latex.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,497
Posted By jsigone

meh its not an worthwhile upgrade. I spent the...

meh its not an worthwhile upgrade. I spent the cash on ceramic bearing threaded bottom bracket upgrade and the stage power meter on the other arm. Those are more usable upgrades to me vs a DA9100...
05-20-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By jsigone

he's totally addicted and enjoying it minus the...

he's totally addicted and enjoying it minus the crashing part.

I tell new riders, if they get hooked, they will get to know their LBS well. They may not ever buy the bike there but will be...
05-20-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,981
Posted By jsigone

MAN that solar panel would be SWEET for my Land...

MAN that solar panel would be SWEET for my Land Cruiser when I go camping. Voltage conversion hardware to carry on the bike too? Bike trailer would look like a semi truck if he kept going.

I'm all...
05-20-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By jsigone

Albino Wino here's my lizard, only a Fox 120...

Albino Wino here's my lizard, only a Fox 120 fork., The 2019s come w/ 130's on them now. Fox has a module to change the 120 ->130 I think for about $220

Life time warranty with SC and very stout...
05-20-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By jsigone

They are all in the same price range that one has...

They are all in the same price range that one has a inch longer fork than others in its class but also might take away from climbing ability with the rake like that and long fork. You’d have to slam...
05-19-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By jsigone

Seems like you are looking to get a hardtail....

Seems like you are looking to get a hardtail. Something with standard boost wheel specs would be my aim for upgrade path in the long term

santa Cruz chameleon
kona honzo
norco fluid ht2
salsa...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,651,862
Posted By jsigone

New Reynolds AR58 roll so nice. Officially ready...

New Reynolds AR58 roll so nice. Officially ready for coffee shop posing

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47082100694_9a01db0f35_b.jpg
05-18-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

Ah she looks fast again, great for coffee shop...

Ah she looks fast again, great for coffee shop posing. New Reynolds AR58 roll so smooth https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47082100694_9a01db0f35_b.jpg
05-16-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By jsigone

good commentary read from his BWR ...

good commentary read from his BWR

https://pvcycling.wordpress.com/2019/05/06/bwr-dnf/


“This isn’t going to be so bad,” I lied to myself. “It’s going to be over pretty soon,” I lied to...
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