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Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,653
Posted By Cdy291

The Exustar cleats work great with Keo pedals....

The Exustar cleats work great with Keo pedals. They only make 2 different ones though, 7* and 0*. Where with Look you get 9* 4.5* and 0*.
04-24-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,671
Posted By Cdy291

How much is too much?

I am talking about training. I have just been thinking a lot about this lately and was wondering your opion. I hear so many racers talking about how they feel stronger if they ride every day. When I...
04-20-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,702
Posted By Cdy291

I didn't get my first road bike until after lance...

I didn't get my first road bike until after lance won his last tour, but I have been riding a bike on some level since I learned how to ride. Whatching Landis win in 2006 is what really inspired me...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Cdy291

If you go into a performance bikes today they may...

If you go into a performance bikes today they may let you leave with their special edition EA90 slx for $330. With the rim stip its around 1540g.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,789
Posted By Cdy291

48mm will be long enough most of the time but...

48mm will be long enough most of the time but when you first install the tire and there's only a little air in the tube, the valve stem will not be pushed out all the way. That will make it very...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Cdy291

I just did an estimate using the USPS site for a...

I just did an estimate using the USPS site for a 10lb wheel box to Austraila and it said $425 paid online $472 at the post office. I guess it would be lighter than 10 pounds though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Cdy291

They can make plastic soles quite stiff, just as...

They can make plastic soles quite stiff, just as they did 20 years ago. But to do that means those older shoes are as heavy as boat anchors compared to more modern carbon shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,495
Posted By Cdy291

Kool Stop black with out the plow tip. You should...

Kool Stop black with out the plow tip. You should be able to get a full set for less than $20.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Cdy291

Nashbar has been around since before the...

Nashbar has been around since before the internet. For the last few years now they have been owned by Performancebikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,683
Posted By Cdy291

Pink Shick Quattro for me. The mens...

Pink Shick Quattro for me.


The mens razors are not meant for body shaving. If you compared the mens quattro and the womens you will see that on the mens the blades are closer together and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Cdy291

Option 2

Option 2
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Cdy291

Flip it.

Flip it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,081
Posted By Cdy291

This is what I immediatly thought of. ...

This is what I immediatly thought of.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,436
Posted By Cdy291

I am in.

I am in.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,949
Posted By Cdy291

They didn't stop making wheels.

They didn't stop making wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,949
Posted By Cdy291

Are they carbon fiber? Based on the information...

Are they carbon fiber? Based on the information you gave they could be worth $20- $1500.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,702
Posted By Cdy291

Replace them with some fully sealed aftermarket...

Replace them with some fully sealed aftermarket ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-11, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Cdy291

Mine broke Sram sent me a new one. ...

Mine broke Sram sent me a new one.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,875,700
Posted By Cdy291

Thats is just right, I wouldn't change a thing. ...

Thats is just right, I wouldn't change a thing.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By Cdy291

If you have a performance bike near by you could...

If you have a performance bike near by you could try these (http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1087004_-1_1586000_20000_400235).
03-26-11, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By Cdy291

Group ride

I have never done a group ride off the north american continent. If I end up vacationing in the London area what are some good, pretty fast rides I could do?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-11, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Cdy291

Every 50- 55 gram tube I have used ended up...

Every 50- 55 gram tube I have used ended up shreading in about 3-4 months. I would say there are no reliable tubes below 70g.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Cdy291

You could gain a few watts though with better...

You could gain a few watts though with better tires. The sprinters don't exactly ride like butter.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Cdy291

The old Elites are going to be comparable to some...

The old Elites are going to be comparable to some 2011 Equipes. As far as what year, they are older than 2006, thats all I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Cdy291

I actually think the reason they are sending me...

I actually think the reason they are sending me two tires is because I explained to them I used it on the front and the rear, and I used 100psi in the front and 110psi in the rear :D The person doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-11, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Cdy291

They are going to send me TWO new Ultremo ZX tire...

They are going to send me TWO new Ultremo ZX tire as a replacment.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,931
Posted By Cdy291

This sounds like a shimmy, especially since the...

This sounds like a shimmy, especially since the bike is aluminum. Even engineers aren't quiet sure why some bikes do this but you can stop it once it happens by putting you leg against the top tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Cdy291

Ultremo Tread seperation

All of my Ultremo's have crack a little but this one is getting bad. Its not old either. Its an R.1 that I got 10/16/10 and didn't ride it much over the winter. I tried to call Schwalbe but got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By Cdy291

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Cdy291

Those are 01- 03 models. If you are buying them I...

Those are 01- 03 models. If you are buying them I would think about replacing the bearings first thing but the braking surface is in great shape to be 8- 10 years old, they have not been ridden much....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Cdy291

They are good tires. For 2011 they have gained...

They are good tires. For 2011 they have gained about 10 grams and changed the name to Ultremo ZX. That extra 10 grams seem to have gone into some thicker tread rubber.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,205
Posted By Cdy291

Don't go back with Tekro's. If you are swaping...

Don't go back with Tekro's. If you are swaping out at least upgrade to something better made while you are at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,925
Posted By Cdy291

No, same chain rings and all. On Rival the...

No, same chain rings and all. On Rival the aluminum arms are hollow and on Apex they are solid.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,925
Posted By Cdy291

When you put your bike on a scale you will regret...

When you put your bike on a scale you will regret that extra 2 1/2 onces so you may as well just go ahead and get the Rival.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,333
Posted By Cdy291

Thats cheaper than your local shop is buying them...

Thats cheaper than your local shop is buying them for.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Cdy291

I have not seen Soul wheels to say for sure but...

I have not seen Soul wheels to say for sure but it sounds like where the rim is welded together is not very smooth. There should be a seam in the rim most likely opposite the valve stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Cdy291

I have patched latex tubes with no trouble. ...

I have patched latex tubes with no trouble.


Also light weight 50g butyl tubes and latex tubes both can offer a better road feel. Latex tubes don't tend to be nearly as light, 70- 80g, but feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Cdy291

No such thing.

No such thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Cdy291

I guess I will have to get on a plane and fly out...

I guess I will have to get on a plane and fly out and show you since you can not comprehend what I said.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Cdy291

The Conti GP4000 is as close to a do it all tire...

The Conti GP4000 is as close to a do it all tire that I know of.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Cdy291

So you had what, 25mm tires before? If you were...

So you had what, 25mm tires before? If you were using the same tubes you might should get new ones. By my observations the tubes will eventually stretch out to the size of the larger tire and can not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-11, 01:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,862
Posted By Cdy291

The strongest I have ever been, in early 2009, I...

The strongest I have ever been, in early 2009, I could ride by myself in rolling terrain and average 21.2mph for 2 hours. I can't even quite make 20mph average right now though but I am getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,296
Posted By Cdy291

The high end models have DT Swiss hub internals.

The high end models have DT Swiss hub internals.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Cdy291

I would rather have a tire better for the...

I would rather have a tire better for the pavement than better for the gravel.
Forum: Southeast
03-13-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By Cdy291

I should be there.

I should be there.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By Cdy291

I have been using on these tires since June and...

I have been using on these tires since June and have had one flat, which even one flat is unusual for me so they aren't the most puncture resistant tire in the world.

The reason all the R.1's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,526
Posted By Cdy291

Rubino Pros have side walls as thin as paper....

Rubino Pros have side walls as thin as paper. What sort of pressures are you using. If you are pumping up your tires to hard for your body weight that can easily lead to more frequent side wall cuts.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-11, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,285
Posted By Cdy291

I guarantee you the 105's work better.

I guarantee you the 105's work better.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Cdy291

I would go with the Zipps and expect to replace...

I would go with the Zipps and expect to replace the bearings as well.

Ofcourse you might be able to get some new Williams wheels for about the same price you are paying for those. The last I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-11, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Cdy291

You can get plenty reliable tubes in the 65- 75g...

You can get plenty reliable tubes in the 65- 75g range, but those 45g tubes are just going to shread one day for no reason, at most 2 months from now.
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