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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-11, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By ctcycler

I have done a few group rides before an they were...

I have done a few group rides before an they were all right. Did a ride this past Monday out of an LBS near me and it was a great ride. We averaged 15.2mph(first group ride of the year from this...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,065
Posted By ctcycler

As a long time fan of "electronic" music, I am...

As a long time fan of "electronic" music, I am loving these mixes. Thanks! Would love to hear some Micky Finn, or Dillinja in there as well. But that is just me I am somewhat biased towards 90's...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,458
Posted By ctcycler

Currently using a Cateye V3, and I love it. No...

Currently using a Cateye V3, and I love it. No problems with sensors moving around or anything and readings are consistent.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By ctcycler

Versus is showing the Tour Down Under, but the...

Versus is showing the Tour Down Under, but the coverage is only a half hour long. I guess that is what you get when you have long flat boring stages.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,700
Posted By ctcycler

Lately been listening to Vampire Weekend,...

Lately been listening to Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, and Sneaker Pimps. But will throw in some Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters or older rap like The Artifacts, Souls of Mischief, Del Tha Funkee *****apien.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-11, 08:20 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,410
Posted By ctcycler

Gotta say that right now I am thoroughly enjoying...

Gotta say that right now I am thoroughly enjoying Harpoon Winter Warmer's. My favorite beer for this time of year, along with Long Trail Hibernator. I am generally a huge fan of IPA's, but my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,002
Posted By ctcycler

+1,ride more is my main goal and by doing so most...

+1,ride more is my main goal and by doing so most of my goals will be reached. Losing, weight, doing a century, enter and complete a race, etc...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,266
Posted By ctcycler

Tom, Glad to hear that things are...

Tom,
Glad to hear that things are progressing positively. Wishing you and your wife many blessings this holiday season!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By ctcycler

Full Ultegra Build Kit plus more for $1,000...

Full Ultegra Build Kit plus more for $1,000...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,266
Posted By ctcycler

Best wishes for a speedy recovery for your wife...

Best wishes for a speedy recovery for your wife Tom.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,505
Posted By ctcycler

I rode in Buffalo NY last winter, 32 degrees out....

I rode in Buffalo NY last winter, 32 degrees out. I went with Pearl Izumi full length tights, hot chilly's shirt, short sleeved jersey, windstopper jacket, wool socks and toe covers. After the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,421
Posted By ctcycler

+1 got them in white, love them so far

+1 got them in white, love them so far
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-10, 09:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,133
Posted By ctcycler

+1 on this. Have to wait for that before I go...

+1 on this. Have to wait for that before I go out on a ride. I can easily stop and pee if need be.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By ctcycler

http://www.cyclelink.com.au/prod371.htm I...

http://www.cyclelink.com.au/prod371.htm

I use this
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,602
Posted By ctcycler

My daughter is almost 8 weeks old, and I am now...

My daughter is almost 8 weeks old, and I am now starting to get back on the trainer. I am lucky and the wife lets me ride, then again she doesn't make me change diapers in the middle of the night...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,681,266
Posted By ctcycler

Okay here is my 2010 Scott CR1, fire away.... ...

Okay here is my 2010 Scott CR1, fire away....

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 60,241
Posted By ctcycler

I am 5'6" and have long legs. I am currently...

I am 5'6" and have long legs. I am currently riding a 54cm Scott, with a short stem. Ciould've gone with a 52 and a longer stem, but liked the 54cm
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-10, 07:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,797
Posted By ctcycler

My wife is originally from Buffalo, so we go back...

My wife is originally from Buffalo, so we go back there a few times a year. And I normally bring my bike with me. I have found Bert's Bikes to be a pretty good place, large shop with a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-10, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By ctcycler

I have an older Leader, that my cousin handed...

I have an older Leader, that my cousin handed down to me. Use it as my B bike, rain and whatnot. I don't remember the model, but I love the bike, the ride is a bit harsh compared to my Scott CR1,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-10, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,759
Posted By ctcycler

My rack has locking QR skewers. I would not rely...

My rack has locking QR skewers. I would not rely on them as theft prevention for any extended period of time, or in a particularly bad area.[/QUOTE]

I had my Mtn bike ripped out of my QR skewers...
09-13-10, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By ctcycler

Removing front barrell adjusters - Improves shifting?

I was at my LBS dropping my bike off for service. I told the guy that I had put the grouppo on a couple hundred miles ago and needed a tune up. My thinking is the cables have stretched out as they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,719
Posted By ctcycler

I currently have a pair of Tifosi Torrent's and...

I currently have a pair of Tifosi Torrent's and have no problems with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 11,387
Posted By ctcycler

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,192
Posted By ctcycler

Or you could find an LBS that sells used bikes. ...

Or you could find an LBS that sells used bikes. Tons of shops around me buy bikes from people, clean them up/replace parts and sell them at a reasonable price. Also that way they are responsible...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 11,387
Posted By ctcycler

I have an 08 Toyota Rav4 and with the seats down...

I have an 08 Toyota Rav4 and with the seats down could fit probably about four bikes in it. Front wheels off, standing up, currently I have a fork mount, mounted to a piece of 2x4 that keeps the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 06:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,654
Posted By ctcycler

I am lucky that my I have a very close cousin who...

I am lucky that my I have a very close cousin who is a Cat 2. So I get to ride with him a lot, but he is family so he doesn't drop me (except for on hills) and he teaches me what I am doing wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,744
Posted By ctcycler

Smart choice chocolate milk, but will go the 2%...

Smart choice chocolate milk, but will go the 2% and hershey's route also.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By ctcycler

Does it hurt if you sit for a while, or hurt...

Does it hurt if you sit for a while, or hurt walking up or down stairs?
Forum: Northeast
08-31-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,844
Posted By ctcycler

I am in Higganum, usually doing loops around my...

I am in Higganum, usually doing loops around my house. Live off of 81 so do a lot of 154,148 as well
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By ctcycler

The only reason I am back on the road is because...

The only reason I am back on the road is because I was cleared to ride by my PT. I have no restrictions, just wondering if jumping from doing a 30 mile ride to doing a 51 mile ride in a week is too...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By ctcycler

I am not doing tons of riding during the week,...

I am not doing tons of riding during the week, about an hour on the trainer 3-4 days a week. Which usually works out to be 15-16 miles a day, just started basic interval training. I normally do a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By ctcycler

My advice would be to listen to your body and...

My advice would be to listen to your body and stop riding. Then I would say go to the doctor if you can and get it checked out, before it gets worse. I just spent the majority of the summer of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By ctcycler

Is there such thing as progressing too quickly?

I had gotten up to doing 20+ miles in one ride. Then I was sidelined with a knee injury from April till about 2-3 weeks ago. In the time off the bike I was in physical therapy for about 6 weeks. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By ctcycler

I have swapped out the stem and handlebars on my...

I have swapped out the stem and handlebars on my 2010 Scott CR1 Comp. This is mainly due to getting a bike fit and needing narrower handlebars and a shorter stem. I have left the Ritchey seatpost...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,571
Posted By ctcycler

I have a 2010 CR1 Comp, all the CR1's have the...

I have a 2010 CR1 Comp, all the CR1's have the same frame, love the bike rides like a dream. Very quick and responsive, great on the uphills and very agile downhill.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-10, 06:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,186
Posted By ctcycler

I was hesitant about wearing lycra when i started...

I was hesitant about wearing lycra when i started riding on the road. I had mainly ridden mtn bikes so when I started on the road I wore my mtn bike shorts. Then I did a ride with my cousin one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-10, 06:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,320
Posted By ctcycler

I have used three bikes in the last year or so. ...

I have used three bikes in the last year or so. 1st bike was an old one that I first started riding on, which was the most uncomfortable thing in the world. Relative gave me a frame and I built...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-10, 06:33 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 37,866
Posted By ctcycler

165257165258 My 2010 CR1 - Comp. Upgraded to...

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My 2010 CR1 - Comp. Upgraded to Ultegra, 3T cockpit, FSA Carbon Cranks, and Mavic Aksiums. Probably going to replace the saddle, but that is a little while off.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-10, 05:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,753
Posted By ctcycler

Wife got mine for christmas, put 'believe in...

Wife got mine for christmas, put 'believe in yourself' on it. Now that I have been riding for a little while I would have put "Shut Up Legs" on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-10, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By ctcycler

Increased Flexibility = Saddle Adjustment??

I have recently become much more flexible ( am able to touch my toes for the first time in a long time) And I am wondering if I need to start adjusting my fit on the bike because of the increased...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-10, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By ctcycler

In dealing with some Knee issue's I was told that...

In dealing with some Knee issue's I was told that I should foam roll my IT bands. it was so bad at first I couldn't actually roll, I had to rest on one spot for a minute then move and inch, and so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By ctcycler

I am going through this right now and am on the...

I am going through this right now and am on the road to recovery so to speak. I have been on and off the bike since late April, and am now going to Physical Therapy for it. And it has been such a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,349
Posted By ctcycler

I had issue's similar to this and was diagnosed...

I had issue's similar to this and was diagnosed with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Have you had problems walking up or down stairs? Does it hurt if you sit in one position too long? If it does...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-10, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By ctcycler

I have the Torrent's and love them so far. ...

I have the Torrent's and love them so far. Haven't swapped out the lenses yet, but otherwise love them. Great coverage, lightweight, fit me well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 179,877
Posted By ctcycler

Yeah with stripes of defferent shades of green.

Yeah with stripes of defferent shades of green.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 179,877
Posted By ctcycler

Dude I think you race against my cousin. His...

Dude I think you race against my cousin. His name is Mike and he rides for Svelte Cycles. Did you do the Keith Berger Crit in East Hartford last weekend?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 06:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,203
Posted By ctcycler

I don't know about everyone else, but I watch...

I don't know about everyone else, but I watch most of my cycling on Universal Sports, it's an NBC channel. the commentators are Steve Schlanger and an ex-racer I never heard of before named Todd...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,203
Posted By ctcycler

Joe Morgan is the absolute worst broadcaster...

Joe Morgan is the absolute worst broadcaster ever. Then Buck and McCarver
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By ctcycler

I am doing Physical Therapy right now for a knee...

I am doing Physical Therapy right now for a knee injury and they say if it is not uncomfortable you need to stretch further. They do a series of stretches where they stretch my leg and they push me...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-10, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 784
Posted By ctcycler

You can also get the crank brothers egg beaters,...

You can also get the crank brothers egg beaters, which is four sided entry.
I use Look Keo Classic pedals and Sidi shoes, better power transfer, and I am not really walking around alot.
When I...
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