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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By mac_flyer9

I use hydrostatic readers on my regular...

I use hydrostatic readers on my regular sunglasses. May be an option for you. Sport RX also has some prescription options available, but at a cost. Good Luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,046
Posted By mac_flyer9

I've had really good luck with Pedal Industries...

I've had really good luck with Pedal Industries gloves. Very light and for me, have lasted 2 seasons. Good Luck :)

Pedal Industries Gloves (https://pedalindustries.com/pages/gloves)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20,191
Views: 4,499,312
Posted By mac_flyer9

Would have to agree, I really like Rapha's...

Would have to agree, I really like Rapha's jerseys and bib shorts. I do have several pair of each. Just picked up some new kicks.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,786
Posted By mac_flyer9

I'd send that into Shimano and see what they'll...

I'd send that into Shimano and see what they'll do for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,149
Posted By mac_flyer9

This is another option. I have it and it works...

This is another option. I have it and it works very well.

BUP Labs (https://buplabs.com)
05-12-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,815
Posted By mac_flyer9

FWIW, there is a FB group for short folks ;)...

FWIW, there is a FB group for short folks ;) https://www.facebook.com/groups/1961147757534794/
05-11-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,815
Posted By mac_flyer9

It wasn't cheap. I've gathered up the parts over...

It wasn't cheap. I've gathered up the parts over Ebay and sales over the last year. Correct, the frame wasn't built for 650b, however, I compensated some with shorter cranks (160mm) and Speedplay...
05-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,815
Posted By mac_flyer9

You might try building one that would suit her. ...

You might try building one that would suit her. I picked up a new 47cm frame on clearance from Trek and use 650b wheels. It wasn't hard and let me learn how :) ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,379,005
Posted By mac_flyer9

Yes indeed. The Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-SF...

Yes indeed. The Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-SF bars come with extra padding for under the bar tape. Tape is Supacaz Super Sticky Kush Red/Black.
05-01-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,052
Posted By mac_flyer9

This ^^^^^

This ^^^^^
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,379,005
Posted By mac_flyer9

Concur, but I didn't really have any other...

Concur, but I didn't really have any other options given the clearance price :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,423
Posted By mac_flyer9

Shimano makes 160mm cranks in the 105 groupset,...

Shimano makes 160mm cranks in the 105 groupset, as another option. Its what I use (164cm and 71cm inseam)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,379,005
Posted By mac_flyer9

Yessir :)

Yessir :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,379,005
Posted By mac_flyer9

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NBD, Built up with Shimano 7000/9170/Zipp/Fizik/Speedplay/4iii PM/Kogel OSPW....
04-28-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 740,859
Posted By mac_flyer9

NBD today

Finished the bar tape today after building up a closeout 2019 Domane SLR frameset (price was too good to pass) Used parts off another frame. Shimano 9170 Di2 11spd, with 105 cranks (160mm) Zipp...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 397,197
Posted By mac_flyer9

Beached 02 Airborne Manhattan Project

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02 Ti Airborne Manhattan Project
Went for an early morning Sunday ride. Was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20,191
Views: 4,499,312
Posted By mac_flyer9

New Frame

New 2020 Trek Domane SLR F/S 47 Frame (yes, I'm vertically challenged :) )for more than 50% off, no tax and free shipping.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 865,673
Posted By mac_flyer9

Updated 2004 Airborne Manhattan Project

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My 2004 Airborne Manhattan Project (Ti/Carbon) updated with Shimano...
06-20-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,820
Posted By mac_flyer9

Shimano 105 R7000 has a 160mm crankset available.

Shimano 105 R7000 has a 160mm crankset available.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,006
Posted By mac_flyer9

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2004 Airborne Manhattan Project.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,250
Posted By mac_flyer9

I have an Elemnt Bolt and love it. Simple to...

I have an Elemnt Bolt and love it. Simple to use, no touch screen problems, works with my Di2 hidden buttons and I have yet to lose any data. Highly recommend.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,379,005
Posted By mac_flyer9

When I bought it in 04, I rode several brands and...

When I bought it in 04, I rode several brands and this Airborne rode the "smoothest". A LeMond Steel/carbon was a close second. I was active in the service at the time and because Airborne Cycles...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By mac_flyer9

Tooks a short spin down the beach in Gulf Islands...

Tooks a short spin down the beach in Gulf Islands National Seashore (Ft Pickens) Was a fantastic morning for a ride.
Distance: 20.68
Time: 1:13.38
Speed: 16.9...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,939
Posted By mac_flyer9

It took me about 3 months to find the brands that...

It took me about 3 months to find the brands that work for me. Of course it had to be Rapha and Assos for the long rides (4+ hrs). For shorter: those, plus Black Bibs, and RedWhite bibs work. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,943
Posted By mac_flyer9

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06-01-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,449
Posted By mac_flyer9

N+1? I went and counted 15 pair of assorted...

N+1? I went and counted 15 pair of assorted brands. It took a while to find the brand the fits me right. I ride 5 times a week, so the rotation of bibs will last a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 20,191
Views: 4,499,312
Posted By mac_flyer9

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Piece by piece upgrading the groupset and losing weight :)
05-28-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 740,859
Posted By mac_flyer9

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2004 Airborne Manhattan Project ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,488
Posted By mac_flyer9

You're welcome, glad to help. :)

You're welcome, glad to help. :)
05-27-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,402
Posted By mac_flyer9

+2 on the Black Bibs.

+2 on the Black Bibs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,488
Posted By mac_flyer9

Ok, found it…I think. Check pg 55 of the dealers...

Ok, found it…I think. Check pg 55 of the dealers manual. Hope it works.

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-RADBR01-03-ENG.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,379,005
Posted By mac_flyer9

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2004 Airborne Manhattan Project

Updated with Shimano 105 R7000 / Fizik...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,488
Posted By mac_flyer9

Watch the following and he shows where the...

Watch the following and he shows where the adjustment screw is located. Good Luck :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qGyTj76dJo
05-27-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,130
Posted By mac_flyer9

53 here and TBH, the best shape of my life since...

53 here and TBH, the best shape of my life since my 20's. Early last year, weight and resultant BP was getting way too high. Decided to own it and changed lifestyles. For me, counting calories and...
05-25-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,040
Posted By mac_flyer9

I'll second that, go try multiple saddles. I...

I'll second that, go try multiple saddles. I ride a Fizik Antares which took about 3 months to figure out. I tried Specialized, Selle SMP and a couple others. It was almost immediately apparent...
05-25-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,211
Posted By mac_flyer9

I think the Pinarello has a round steerer. The...

I think the Pinarello has a round steerer. The MOST handlebars / stem and spacers are aerodynamically faired. You can replace them with a standard stem / spacers and handlebars. Check your LBS for...
05-25-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 42,252
Posted By mac_flyer9

User name is from my first non govt email account...

User name is from my first non govt email account while flying for the AF. I flew for Military Airlift Command and in the 9th Airlift squadron. Sorta makes sense. :)
05-25-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,673
Posted By mac_flyer9

I'm 5'4" with 28" inseam. When I started riding...

I'm 5'4" with 28" inseam. When I started riding in my teens, my bike came with 170s, which I've been using ever since. I have just updated an older frame with 160mm compact cranks (50-34) and will...
05-25-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,826
Posted By mac_flyer9

Did the Murph this morning and am destroyed. Ha. ...

Did the Murph this morning and am destroyed. Ha. Prepping up 4 briskets and 2 pork butts for the smoker tomorrow. Recovery tomorrow and ride on Monday. Never forget and Happy Memorial Day.
05-24-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,211
Posted By mac_flyer9

I'll second the Aftershoks. I have the Trek...

I'll second the Aftershoks. I have the Trek Titaniums and have no problems with hearing vehicles/GPS/Phone/music. Can even answer the phone speaking normally with the caller hearing clearly. ...
05-24-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,196
Posted By mac_flyer9

Ref disc brake squeal: If you didn't break in...

Ref disc brake squeal: If you didn't break in the pads/rotors before your ride, they can load up with "contaminants" and then begin to squeal. Ask me how I know…lol. I ended up sanding the rotor...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By mac_flyer9

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
05-24-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,103
Posted By mac_flyer9

Hand wash, no… Delicate wash cycle yes and then...

Hand wash, no… Delicate wash cycle yes and then hang dry.
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