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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,749
Posted By JonnyV

Have you met people? Have you heard about the...

Have you met people? Have you heard about the tide pod challenge? If bikes came without saddles people would complain that their seat post isn't comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By JonnyV

Drive side up. No need to over think it. Unless...

Drive side up. No need to over think it. Unless of course it's a carbon bike, which case it'll get to hot in the car, the matrix will liquify and the bike will explode.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,621
Posted By JonnyV

That's exactly the problem with products that...

That's exactly the problem with products that work and work and last. You will eventually sell yourself out of a job. Unless you come up with something new, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,946
Posted By JonnyV

2017ish Lynskey R250 that I built up with Ultegra...

2017ish Lynskey R250 that I built up with Ultegra Di2, mechanical disc brakes. I got it because it was a good price and a more relaxed geometry than my Fuji Altamira. Been a great bike and Lynskey...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,668
Posted By JonnyV

I try not to relive the truly scary moments but...

I try not to relive the truly scary moments but this one amuses me.
I was riding this back road, it's a wonderful -1 to -2% grade for about 5 miles. I was doing around 25mph when I saw 2 small...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By JonnyV

What's the new Atmos II?

I loved my Atmos II, I wore a medium but it's time to replace it. What have former Atmos users moved to and liked?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,710
Posted By JonnyV

This is in my neck of the woods and the...

This is in my neck of the woods and the surrounding area is beautiful for cycling. I ride almost entirely in northern Blair county but I have done plenty of rides in, through, or around State...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By JonnyV

That's basically what I have now so I'm ok with...

That's basically what I have now so I'm ok with that. Thanks for the info! Hope to hear in a week or less about the job.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By JonnyV

How's the cycling in Norfolk, VA?

I have an interview for a job in Norfolk, VA and I'm wandering how is the cycling in this area?
Thanks in advance!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 03:10 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,740
Posted By JonnyV

Horrible news. I haven't spent much time around...

Horrible news. I haven't spent much time around here lately but back in the day Pcad posts were always worth reading because the guy was as entertaining as anyone I've ever met. His wit and sarcasm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,991
Posted By JonnyV

My senior year of high school, a somewhat local...

My senior year of high school, a somewhat local bike shop opened a season location in our mall for the Christmas season. I managed to get a job there as a salesman. I learned about bikes from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,918
Posted By JonnyV

2009ish Fuji SL1. I've had several Fuji road...

2009ish Fuji SL1. I've had several Fuji road bikes but that SL1 was the only one I hated. It was a hair too big and had this awesome front end wobble at 30mph, every descent sucked.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 697
Posted By JonnyV

Has anyone dealt with The Trade-In Guys before?

A bike shop in the area is having a "trade-in event" with the Trade-In Guys, whoever they are. I'm thinking taking my Altamira to see what they'd give me for it towards some new parts. Has anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,625
Posted By JonnyV

How dare the owner of the shop do what he/she...

How dare the owner of the shop do what he/she feels is best for the business! Shame on him/her!




Said sarcastically.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,919
Posted By JonnyV

Makes no mention of the color of their shoes....

Makes no mention of the color of their shoes. This study and its report are useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By JonnyV

It's really not all that difficult to build up a...

It's really not all that difficult to build up a bike. It is important to know what bottom bracket and crank to use, and what brake caliper mount you need for that frame. Have the correct tools. Do...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,343
Posted By JonnyV

I would love to see a 105 di2 groupset. I ride...

I would love to see a 105 di2 groupset. I ride Ultegra now but I love the 105 line for its bang for buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By JonnyV

i use something very similar to this at work in a...

i use something very similar to this at work in a locomotive shop with no form of climate control. They work well. I would not hesitate to try one for indoor training.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20,099
Views: 4,438,506
Posted By JonnyV

InRide sensor and an ant+ dongle to give zwift a...

InRide sensor and an ant+ dongle to give zwift a try. Cant wait to see what it's like.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,860
Posted By JonnyV

ORR XP55. I get mine free thru work. We have...

ORR XP55. I get mine free thru work. We have vending machines with personal protective equipment like safety glasses, gloves and ear plugs. I found the tinted safety glasses to work really well on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,379
Posted By JonnyV

While i can't claim to have sensitive ears, my...

While i can't claim to have sensitive ears, my wife would say i'm deaf, i noticed a big difference in sound when i switched from a Giro Atmos to the Giro Air Attack shield helmet. I'm wearing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,318
Posted By JonnyV

On my next beater bike i want to try locomotive...

On my next beater bike i want to try locomotive air break tape. I'm convinced it'll last longer than the bar tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By JonnyV

State College. Though I always wanted to open one...

State College. Though I always wanted to open one in Bellwood but the market just isnt there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By JonnyV

Maybe applying to bike shop...

I'm giving some light consideration to applying to one of the best bike shops around. They're looking for someone with a passion for bikes, sales experience and its even a full time gig. Hey cool...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,596
Posted By JonnyV

I did both. R8050 with mechanical disc. Just took...

I did both. R8050 with mechanical disc. Just took it out for the first time Saturday. I need to work with the brakes a little but the Di2 was perfect.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By JonnyV

I'll probably die 8 miles in on my first ride...

I'll probably die 8 miles in on my first ride this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By JonnyV

Outstanding. Thank you guys! I'm getting...

Outstanding. Thank you guys! I'm getting impatient waiting for the 8070 set so I'm going mechanical.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By JonnyV

Mechanical disc caliper

Anyone know what mechanical caliper would be compatible with Ultegra 8050 levers?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 102,654
Posted By JonnyV

The best car for a cyclist is at least 4 feet to...

The best car for a cyclist is at least 4 feet to the left.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By JonnyV

Schwinn. I'll give you $83.71 for it. You ship.

Schwinn. I'll give you $83.71 for it. You ship.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,061
Posted By JonnyV

Sgt. Hulka and his big toe would approve

Sgt. Hulka and his big toe would approve
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-17, 11:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,940
Posted By JonnyV

I thoroughly enjoyed your maiden voyage post. I'm...

I thoroughly enjoyed your maiden voyage post. I'm building up a 2017 R250 Disc frame and am really curious about the ride. The 2nd ride report though...dude I'm glad you're alright. It's good the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By JonnyV

Full time job on 2nd shift. Wife works 1st shift....

Full time job on 2nd shift. Wife works 1st shift. We have 2 kids; 4 and 1 years old and I'm taking 9 credits per semester. It blows but you just do what you have to do. Cycling has become one of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-17, 04:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 32,035
Posted By JonnyV

I'm slowing piecing together an Linkskey with...

I'm slowing piecing together an Linkskey with 8070 bits. Just need the shifters/caliper set and all the e-tubes to hook it all together.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,406
Posted By JonnyV

I had the first gen Red and honestly, I miss it....

I had the first gen Red and honestly, I miss it. Using Dura Ace 7900 now and just feel the Red was a superior group for me. The double tap was pretty awesome in cold weather riding while wearing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,198
Posted By JonnyV

Correct. My sister-in-law worked for FedEx sales...

Correct. My sister-in-law worked for FedEx sales for years and said most likely someone didn't fill out the paperwork right. Even, it will arrive, just much later than expected.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 07:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,425
Posted By JonnyV

I got my R250 frame off Lynskey via ebay. They...

I got my R250 frame off Lynskey via ebay. They listed the R240 but turned out it was out of stock, they upgraded me to the '17 R250. I had them drill it out for Di2. It took about a month to come in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By JonnyV

Long distant fist bump. I hope you didn't leave...

Long distant fist bump. I hope you didn't leave him hangin'...you did, didnt you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,198
Posted By JonnyV

Probikekit shipping

I placed an order on August 17th. Have not seen it yet. I emailed them yesterday and haven't gotten a response yet. Has anyone else run into this issue with them shipping to the states?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By JonnyV

Thank you, i can't wait to see the progress...

Thank you, i can't wait to see the progress either! Yeah, it was Lynskey themselves selling. They have a good bit of stuff on there that goes for a heck of a deal. I'll be picking up one of their...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By JonnyV

Ever hear the term "Never look a gift horse in...

Ever hear the term "Never look a gift horse in the mouth"? Im not asking questions. I simply said thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By JonnyV

They emailed me early this morning. The R240 is...

They emailed me early this morning. The R240 is out of stock. They're sending a 2017 R250. Whoever I was talking to via ebay message was one of the best customer service reps I've ever spoken with....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-17, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By JonnyV

Just won a Lynskey R240

ebay auction just ended on a Lynskey R240 disc frame. Plans are for Ultegra Di2 group. My current bike has been bothering my back so im hoping a more relaxed frame will help a bit. Stay tuned, I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By JonnyV

I completely forgot about the shop in town in...

I completely forgot about the shop in town in Huntingdon. Rothrock Outfitters. They'll be able to give you some good routes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By JonnyV

Take a mountain bike if you can! Raytown is home...

Take a mountain bike if you can! Raytown is home to the beautiful Allegrippis trail system. I've never been on the road bike in Huntingdon but I have a feeling it might be a little rough. State...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By JonnyV

For real leather, like a good baseball glove, i...

For real leather, like a good baseball glove, i use shaving cream. It's a great cheap substitute for leather conditioner and one less thing to have to buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,720
Posted By JonnyV

I see an LE on the downtube. Possibly a...

I see an LE on the downtube. Possibly a Performance exclusive. Graphics look to be in the 2005 to 2008 range.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By JonnyV

I never heard his name until about a week ago...

I never heard his name until about a week ago when I watched Inspired To Ride on netflix. Mike was an absolute beast and seemed like a genuinely good person. Horrible he had to go so soon. Stay safe...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-17, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,006
Posted By JonnyV

X is always equal to X. Always.

X is always equal to X. Always.
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