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Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By irish pat

Thanks a lot lads, it's weird, I went out this...

Thanks a lot lads, it's weird, I went out this morning, and it was working fine again. I had removed the battery and left it overnight, and then replaces it. It read on the Garmin that it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-17, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By irish pat

Yeah, I'll do that on Monday. I'm in Ireland...

Yeah, I'll do that on Monday. I'm in Ireland though, their service reps here are terrible-paligap-actually less than useless. Even when I bought the hub a few years ago, I bought from the American...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By irish pat

Powertap hub offset is -1

Hey,

I have a powertap g3 hub, it has recently been giving low readings at times, it may start out reading my power correctly, but then start drifting down. I calibrated it on the Garmin 520 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-16, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,618,136
Posted By irish pat

thanks-what cages do you suggest? All black...

thanks-what cages do you suggest? All black carbon?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,618,136
Posted By irish pat

I am gonna do a review, I was riding the Tarmac...

I am gonna do a review, I was riding the Tarmac Pro for the last 7 years, it's a superb bike, it was fast and comfortable. I didn't upgrade as nothing matched it, or else was only equal to it, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,618,136
Posted By irish pat

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De Rosa Superking Full DA 9000, fulcrum racing 3 Selle italia SLR saddle

Ridley CX Fire, full carbon, Full Ultegra with Paul Canti Brakes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,736
Posted By irish pat

convert gz files

I just replaced my macbook, I had to move all my files to the new hard drive, some of the recent files, that have from the joule transferred as a .fit file, so I could get them into power agent,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By irish pat

Thanks Halfspeed, that's what I was thinking,...

Thanks Halfspeed, that's what I was thinking, unfortunately though, I probably have to change the shifters, they are pretty scratched up, but I'll probably leave it at that then......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-13, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By irish pat

New bike or just groupset.....

I am pondering buying a new road frame, I am riding a 2009 tarmac pro sl, it's a great bike, I have no complaints. I have DA 7800 on it and a set of zipp 404 clinchers and Mavic Ksyrium ssc. Would I...
06-14-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By irish pat

New to MTB racing/training-advice appreciated.

I did road racing for a few years, I stopped about 3/4 years ago. I started back cycling this year and put in a base for road riding/racing. I did 2 road races but had done a lot of my off-season...
06-14-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,028,208
Posted By irish pat

I'm doing mtb racing, a few road races thrown in,...

I'm doing mtb racing, a few road races thrown in, I do my intervals, 10/15 min, I do pyramids and one group eide a week as well as 1 race a week. I am not a fan of zone 2 workouts, I find them...
11-22-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By irish pat

question about buying a mountain bike Trek 6300 or Giant xtc 4.5

TREK 6300 2010 , Brand new mavic cross wheels(200),maxxis inner tubes and tyres , new funn seat ,new cables,new headset,kona all mountain handlebars and stem,new dmr v8 copy pedals, avid juicy...
11-19-12, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By irish pat

284539 Here's a picture, I am gonna email...

284539
Here's a picture, I am gonna email Pedros as well, I have it a few years, but haven't used this particular one for a while and can't remember how it works :(
11-18-12, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By irish pat

I had the valve open :notamused: It's not the...

I had the valve open :notamused: It's not the same as the one in the clip, it is the same at the top, I 'opened the valve' put the co2 head over the valve and tried pressing the lever, pulled up...
11-18-12, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By irish pat

trouble figuring out Pedros inflator

I purchased a Pedros co2 inflator, it takes threaded cartridges, it is just the head with a yellow handle. I have an innovations one and all I have to do is thread in the cartridge fully and then...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By irish pat

Bicycle race crash

I was telling a friend today about the bad crash about 1 1/2 years ago, I tried finding it on youtube but can't. I think it may have been the tour of turkey or Poland? It took out about half the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,134
Posted By irish pat

Go to Sheldon Browns website, he shows how to...

Go to Sheldon Browns website, he shows how to wire a r der to work as a 10 speed, the cable connection is different, good luck!
05-29-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By irish pat

Sorry, I should not have thrown in my opinion, it...

Sorry, I should not have thrown in my opinion, it is a mute point. Some will swear by Sram :roflmao2: ,some by Campy and some by Shimano. Different strokes for different folks.

You say black I...
05-29-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By irish pat

I am delighted that you are able to keep a count...

I am delighted that you are able to keep a count on your gears and know where you are on the cassette, to me, it is a waste of precious energy and thought, when you are at the tail end of a race and...
05-29-10, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By irish pat

I have raced on Tiagra and never had a problem...

I have raced on Tiagra and never had a problem with it, I have DA on my main bike and Ultegra on my cx bike. I don't think any Sram group is equal to any Shimano group, I have ridden it, don't like...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,218
Posted By irish pat

I have a set of the ssc sl's with the black...

I have a set of the ssc sl's with the black carbon hub? on the front wheel. I bought them with about 400 miles on them,and paid $400, I race cx on them and train on them, I used them in Battenkill...
05-06-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By irish pat

C'mon guys, he wasn't that good, he was just...

C'mon guys, he wasn't that good, he was just better than everyone else, :/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-10, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,317
Posted By irish pat

You may need to adjust the screws, check out the...

You may need to adjust the screws, check out the park tool website about that, it can be tricky doing the right screw, when I first did it, I made it worse and ruined the cables by trying to fix it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,004
Posted By irish pat

Yeah, if I had the cash to drop 50k on a car, I...

Yeah, if I had the cash to drop 50k on a car, I would not feel bad about spending 10k+ on a bicycle, I spend more time on it. It wouldn't be that bike however. Hell, there are lots of guys in here...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,280
Posted By irish pat

HTFU, you get acclimated to it. I rode for an...

HTFU, you get acclimated to it. I rode for an hour yesterday in 10 deg weather, If I am going out for longer, I will use toe warmers. Yesterday, I wore a balaclave, an underarmor base layer, a lined...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,140
Posted By irish pat

true that!! lol

true that!! lol
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-10, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By irish pat

I agree with you about the hills, I definitely...

I agree with you about the hills, I definitely live in a hilly area, at the base of the gunks. I generally like to spin more in the early season until I get enough base miles, the compact on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By irish pat

Thanks, I will check out Jenson. If it were a...

Thanks, I will check out Jenson. If it were a regular road bike I would not get a compact, but since it's gonna be for cx as well I will put a compact on. Most cx bikes come with 48or 46/34. I use a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By irish pat

looking for a crankset

I am building a new cx bike, I have most things that I need, except for the crankset. It will mostly be used as a rain/training bike. I don't know if I should go with a compact crank? Any suggestions...
01-24-10, 03:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,267
Posted By irish pat

There's supposed to be protection from a...

There's supposed to be protection from a tragedy-of-the-commons situation by race promoters, but these Battenkill guys seem to really greed the money and every extra field is that much more.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,351
Posted By irish pat

this is a picture of what I got this year, ...

this is a picture of what I got this year,


they could have saved their money and regifted the same thing they got me last year.
Forum: Foo
12-25-09, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By irish pat

Haha-labour laws, I am a sub-contractor, so it...

Haha-labour laws, I am a sub-contractor, so it has been my decision to make hay while the sun shines. I am banking 90% of my paycheck, so it's the means to an end, hopefully.

Thanks for the okay...
Forum: Foo
12-25-09, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By irish pat

Riding Christmas day

So it's my first Christmas being single in over four years, my family is in Ireland. I had Christmas dinner today-Christmas eve and I'm volunteering tomorrow evening at a rehab. That leaves Christmas...
11-15-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By irish pat

I have 2 wired powertaps that I bought used. I...

I have 2 wired powertaps that I bought used. I picked up the newer sl one for $500 with 3 harnesses and 2.4ghz hr strap. For twice that price I could have bought a wireless-not worth it to me. I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 10,571
Posted By irish pat

I bought my ex a nice solitaire with a baguette...

I bought my ex a nice solitaire with a baguette on either side, she wanted something that wouldn't stand out from her finger too much. I got a .54ct center stone with the outside measurements of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By irish pat

This is what I'm saying, if it were a faulty...

This is what I'm saying, if it were a faulty part, it would also show itself when you are on a fast descent.

I find that when I exert myself more in a sprint, I need to be very careful about...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By irish pat

Well, he says he gets up to sprint, meaning he is...

Well, he says he gets up to sprint, meaning he is increasing his speed, then he changes position to sitting. He may also change his hand position slightly after he sits down.
If the bike has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By irish pat

Could it be your handling after going from...

Could it be your handling after going from standing to sitting?
10-12-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,582
Posted By irish pat

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By irish pat

I beg to differ. I have bought 4 used powertaps,...

I beg to differ. I have bought 4 used powertaps, 2 on ebay, 2 from friends, I ended up selling 2 and keeping 2. I had no problems with any of them. They have all been wired ones and I picked up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 631
Posted By irish pat

Yeah, you're delusional, that's what this world...

Yeah, you're delusional, that's what this world needs, more negativity. Just because a team didn't pick me up, means that a team will not pick you up.
He is not getting on a pro team or getting paid...
10-05-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,885
Posted By irish pat

"Racing is like love..." Incorrect I...

"Racing is like love..."
Incorrect

I think to Racer X's point Gerlach needs to sober up with a regular gig 5 days a week on a schedule like the rest of us.
incorrect.

Go to a few meetings,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By irish pat

If I were currently looking for a set of wheels...

If I were currently looking for a set of wheels that would be equal to or greater than ac 350, I would contact Psimet on here-great prices, light build and very reliable.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,133
Posted By irish pat

I've gone 60.5mph max. I go 51/52 frequently, but...

I've gone 60.5mph max. I go 51/52 frequently, but have not had a long and steep enough hill to do 60 on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 76,534
Posted By irish pat

I was enjoying the thread up until people started...

I was enjoying the thread up until people started taking up space with their negative opinions. If you're not interested, don't click on it, it's not rocket science!
08-23-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By irish pat

What kind of eejit puts the spoiler in the...

What kind of eejit puts the spoiler in the heading!!!
This guy should be censored.
08-16-09, 06:53 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 12,961
Posted By irish pat

It wasn't part of the plan, he should have...

It wasn't part of the plan, he should have sweeped the podium, why didn't he wait for two more of his team mates-this proves to me that Lance is not a team player.-oh wait-there are different rules...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 06:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,689
Posted By irish pat

:lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol:
08-13-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,165
Posted By irish pat

I saw her racing a few times, also a really nice...

I saw her racing a few times, also a really nice girl. She won Battenkill this year-a small feat compared to this

http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/la-route-de-france-2-1-we/stages/stage-5/results
07-27-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By irish pat

Incorrect. I Have a wired powertap that I...

Incorrect.

I Have a wired powertap that I use for training. When I race I use Zipp 303's tubular.
You can set up the CPU as a cyclocomputer only, put a magnet on your rear wheel, at the point in...
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