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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,570
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I would be interested in hearing specifics of the...

I would be interested in hearing specifics of the feedback the folks on the race team have about the CAAD12? I have an Ultegra disc on order. Delivery September 1st... :(
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-15, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,661,036
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I think this is more likely the next CAADX with a...

I think this is more likely the next CAADX with a lefty rather than CAAD12.....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-15, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,661,036
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

REI lists it at 18.6lbs....

REI lists it at 18.6lbs. (http://www.rei.com/product/878128/cannondale-caad10-5-105-bike-2015#tab-specs)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,661,036
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I am hearing similar regarding CAAD12... but no...

I am hearing similar regarding CAAD12... but no details beyond just the name change. What is anyone hearing??? :p
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Anyone running Ritchey WCS Logic Curve or Bontrager Race VR-C 31.8 handlebars ?

Hi All,

Looking for new bars. Currently running FSA Wing Pro Alloy Compacts. I like the flattened top section and the short drops. The one thing I am looking to change is to get more of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,639
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Thanks Triguy, I am really only looking to get...

Thanks Triguy,
I am really only looking to get a smaller, stiffer frame....I am currently running a 95mm stem down from the 110mm that came with the bike. I feel like I could even run a 90mm if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,639
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Frame Sizing Question - CAAD10 - Smaller Frame just moves towards you ?

Currently own a CAAD9 56cm. I am 5' 10", normal proportions. I am thinking of upgrading my frame to a 2011 CAAD10. The mechanic at my LBS is the same height as me about about 20lbs lighter. He...
Forum: Triathlon
10-14-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,899
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Shorty Tri-Bars ?

Hi All,

I've been watching alot of Triathlons on Universal Sports. I see alot of National Level competitions where the competitors are on regular road bikes with just the little shorty tri-bars ?...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,792
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Great pic ! Thanks for posting up... ...

Great pic !

Thanks for posting up...

http://www.pbase.com/lazyriverpony/image/86762585.jpg[/QUOTE]
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,036
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

If Alberto is removed as the winner from the TDF...

If Alberto is removed as the winner from the TDF then really what was the point of watching....again, not defending AC or doping per se but really, do we want to see results of races re-stated years...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I was hoping your lines of info were links..... ...

I was hoping your lines of info were links.....

Your own thoughts are ?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Bump, anymore feedback ? :)

Bump,

anymore feedback ? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Yes, please post up when you get some rides in on...

Yes, please post up when you get some rides in on the new rings.... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

So if I'm running a 50/38 with round rings a...

So if I'm running a 50/38 with round rings a 50/38 setup with Rotors would work fine ? Really thinking about the 38t here....I've read where folks on Rotors find themselves climbing one gear higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 09:41 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,036
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Understood, but I think the response by the...

Understood, but I think the response by the manager/owners has just been to have the best (read - undetectable) doping programs possible....
If your a sponsor why would you support a clean but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,036
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Noble idea but won't you just chase the sponsors...

Noble idea but won't you just chase the sponsors from the sport ?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Interesting.....so what caused you to try them in...

Interesting.....so what caused you to try them in the first place then ?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Ah ! When I am tired I get this pause too. I...

Ah ! When I am tired I get this pause too. I called it choppiness in my OP. I have also heard it called "pedalling squares" too. You like it ? God Bless ! I am hoping that along with other...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 03:04 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,036
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

If the presence of the plasticizer is confirmed...

If the presence of the plasticizer is confirmed he's done...
That said it's really depressing to see professional cycling tearing itself apart like this repeatedly...

Football season has just...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 02:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

You didn't like the feeling of them climbing ? ...

You didn't like the feeling of them climbing ?

You mean seated or standing climbing ?

Where I live it's loaded with 250'-400' 7-13 percent climbs.......climbing is one of the things I hoped...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Thanks for your informative response......

Thanks for your informative response......
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,610
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Rotor Q-Rings ? Gaining Acceptance ?

Hi All,

Currently running a SRAM Force BB30 compact with 50/38 in the front combined with an 11-28 in the back on my CAAD9. Shattered my heel in 2002 in an auto accident and now my right...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Best bibs under $100 from PBK ?

Hey......

I have a gift card to PBK.....looking to pick up some bib shorts....

Anyone have any experience with their current offerings ?...
Forum: Northeast
07-26-10, 04:52 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,442
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

34x23 should be good I think.....again, it all...

34x23 should be good I think.....again, it all depends on what your current condition is and how used to riding hills you are. I have a compact myself but I run 50/38 for chainrings and an 11-28 for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Ok...update. I just checked both my old & new...

Ok...update. I just checked both my old & new bars again. They are actually both 44cm but the FSA Compacts are about an inch narrower where the hoods attach than the Pro Vibes. However they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

How much less aero going from 42cm to 44cm handlebars..?

Hi All,

I ordered Pro Vibe 7s bars because I wanted a more traditional round drop than the FSA Wing Pro Compacts I was running. I thought my old bars were 44's and ordered 44s. Mounted up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,314
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

This is the tricky part ! :p

This is the tricky part ! :p
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,314
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Nice setup ! Not sure how my SRAM levers are...

Nice setup !
Not sure how my SRAM levers are going to look tilted up but.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 05:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I saw that last night too... I was impressed...

I saw that last night too...

I was impressed how that guy controlled the skid right until he ran out of road....:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,314
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Posted up some pics finally.... ...

Posted up some pics finally....
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n244/JoeOxfordCT/14204_z_2.jpg
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n244/JoeOxfordCT/14204_z_1.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,314
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I hope so....I had always thought I would be most...

I hope so....I had always thought I would be most comfortable running my brifters level with my tops which is what I was finally able to achieve when I got SRAM stuff. However it now seems that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,314
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Anybody running PRO VIBE 7S Top-OS round handlebars ?

They have them here (http://www.competitivecyclist.com/road-bikes/product-components/2010-pro-vibe-7s-top-os-alloy-handlebar-7324.28.1.html)

Some more pics here...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Hi CDR, Love your vids on YouTube ! :) I've...

Hi CDR,
Love your vids on YouTube ! :)
I've been running the same drop on my handlebars since I got this bike last winter...about 2 inches or so. This is my first bike with SRAM Rival coming from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Thanks Merlin, 20psi (from my current...

Thanks Merlin,

20psi (from my current 120psi) oughta really make a difference....

I will try that. What are your thoughts on carbon handlebars for comfort ?
Not worth the expense ? I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Thanks for the link.... I ride primarily on...

Thanks for the link....

I ride primarily on the hoods....
You think 5psi really makes a difference ?
I may try 110psi on my next ride and see what that feels like.
I really like to bomb the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

100psi both front & rear ?

100psi both front & rear ?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Tire Pressure for a little more comfort ? Other options ?

Hi All,

I am running a 2010 CAAD9 56cm with ROL Race SL wheels with Vredstein Tri Comp tires. My handlebars are FSA alloy Wing Pro Compacts. My seatpost is a Thomson Elite. My seat is a...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Hah ! I posted a thread earlier this week about...

Hah ! I posted a thread earlier this week about having signed up for the MS Bike Tour in Windsor and then not riding because of the bad forecast that morning and that I felt bad about it.....you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I have a Force BB30 compact that's <6 months old...

I have a Force BB30 compact that's <6 months old and my 50t looks that too. The teeth were never all identical......
Forum: Northeast
06-09-10, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I am signed to do the ride this year. I've done...

I am signed to do the ride this year. I've done the 80 mile route several times in the past. There are some hills but nothing crazy like the 13-15% you refer to. Keep your fingers crossed with the...
Forum: Northeast
06-09-10, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I agree with you in that I do/did feel like I...

I agree with you in that I do/did feel like I cheated folks by not riding but riding in the rain (however much rain there ended up being) for that length, I had intended to do the 100 mile route, was...
Forum: Northeast
06-09-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I appreciate your statement however.... 1. ...

I appreciate your statement however....

1. It's not like the money I raised won't get paid if I don't ride...the ride was my reward.
2. My mother lived with and died chiefly from MS....so don't...
Forum: Northeast
06-08-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Ugh....well....I made the call I made..... I...

Ugh....well....I made the call I made.....
I think I'm done with these raise money to ride affairs....bad enough I have to hit folks up for money. Worse when you have to explain why you didn't...
Forum: Northeast
06-08-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Well that would have been me on the 100 mile...

Well that would have been me on the 100 mile route early on getting poured on....
So did you get any showers in the early afternoon or were you done by then ?

We got showers in Oxford around 3:30...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Yeah, I think I'm headed in that direction....I...

Yeah, I think I'm headed in that direction....I am reading some posts here on setback that I searched. So far the only downside I'm hearing about moving your seat further back is that eventually...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Setback seatpost ? How much is too much ?

Hi All,

I currently have a Thomson Elite straight seatpost. I have my seat pushed back as far as it will go. I am getting more & more comfortable sliding back in my seat and hammering climbs...
Forum: Northeast
06-08-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Anyone do the MS Bike Tour in Windsor CT. this past Sunday ?

I signed up and raised the money. Saturday night I packed my bike so all I had to do Sunday morning was get in my car and drive to Windsor. I went to bed to the sound of thunderstorms....:(
Sunday...
Forum: Northeast
04-29-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

I have ridden that section of RT 34 from New...

I have ridden that section of RT 34 from New Haven into Orange....
It's ok...I would maybe try to avoid doing that section during morning or afternoon drive time but hey, it's only 7 miles....unless...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

Was your LBS able to true them up for you ? I've...

Was your LBS able to true them up for you ? I've asked my LBS about these and they seem to want ot push a prebuilt wheel like Kysriums or American Classics over these....they seemed to imply that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By JoeOxfordCT

ROL Race SL's

I had started a thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?637443-Best-all-around-wheelset-for-1000-HED-Ardennes) recently on wheels for 1K.

Did some poking based on what folks recommended...
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