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09-20-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,547
Posted By jayvo86

I do pretty much all of them. It just depends.

I do pretty much all of them. It just depends.
09-16-10, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By jayvo86

Assuming that I am understand you are getting a 4...

Assuming that I am understand you are getting a 4 wheeled "bike," There is a lot of options.

Do you need navigation?

Do you have to use it for other than "biking?"

Why are you obsessed with...
09-14-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By jayvo86

Once you mount it...go for a ride on a flat...

Once you mount it...go for a ride on a flat surface and it will auto calibrate.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 08:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,789
Posted By jayvo86

Yeah...you need to come out to east NE....

Yeah...you need to come out to east NE. Completely different story.
09-13-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,035
Posted By jayvo86

Wasn't aware of the ANT+ for iPhone. But I have...

Wasn't aware of the ANT+ for iPhone. But I have used my droid. After getting frustrating with its inaccuracy's...I opted for the real thing.
09-13-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,035
Posted By jayvo86

Absolutely! If all you want to do is track your...

Absolutely! If all you want to do is track your route and see what you did...then iPhone is fine. If you want to get into serious data, accuracy, and training...then you going to need something...
09-12-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By jayvo86

Those tires would essentially be ok it it stays...

Those tires would essentially be ok it it stays dry. However, I would watch out for the corners. You will also need to keep your momentum going up the hills. If it decides to rain, your done for.
09-12-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By jayvo86

What does it take? It's all mental. You can have...

What does it take? It's all mental. You can have a guy who doesn't train as hard and had burger king for lunch...and he will take first opposed to someone who trains 15 hours a week. It takes mental...
09-09-10, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By jayvo86

Does your phone sweat? A lot of guys use the bag...

Does your phone sweat? A lot of guys use the bag to keep the moisture out. If your looking for something specific, I believe there are some phone spefific bags that attach to your frame.
09-09-10, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By jayvo86

If your into both cycling and tracking your...

If your into both cycling and tracking your food....Training Peaks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 04:42 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 9,270
Posted By jayvo86

I like riding with music. I've got some eardbuds...

I like riding with music. I've got some eardbuds that loosely clip over my ears. You just have to pay attention. You should be looking over your should periodical whether you are listening to music...
09-09-10, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By jayvo86

Gel gloves suck. Looks good but not practical....

Gel gloves suck. Looks good but not practical. First, after putting a few hundred miles...the gel will naturally deform and push off to the side. Second, you loose a lot of "connectivity" with your...
09-09-10, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By jayvo86

Your rotor is bent too or needs to be re-trued.

Your rotor is bent too or needs to be re-trued.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,952
Posted By jayvo86

Been riding Sora shifters for 5 years now. They...

Been riding Sora shifters for 5 years now. They still suck. Though about upgrading...but then it would just turn into an upgrade warfare for a bike that's really not worth upgrading much.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By jayvo86

Just typed a big long message and lost it. ...

Just typed a big long message and lost it.

But to sum it up....Hire a personal coach (I use training peaks and my coach is 50 a month) and save up for a power meter. A power meter will help you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By jayvo86

Isn't 2000-2500 about the average for tire life?...

Isn't 2000-2500 about the average for tire life? Especially depending on what type of surface you ride on the most.

I suspect if I was riding 8k a year. Tire life wouldn't be an issue. It would...
09-06-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By jayvo86

You need to make sure your fork will fit in your...

You need to make sure your fork will fit in your head tube. Other than that, I don't know about xcr. I run a fox on my mtb.
09-06-10, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By jayvo86

If he had all the original parts, I'd say go...

If he had all the original parts, I'd say go ahead and put it back together. But, if you had to build it from scratch with new stuff, I wouldn't. First off, do you have any experience biking? Do you...
09-04-10, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By jayvo86

Have you tried adjusting your front shock. If...

Have you tried adjusting your front shock. If your running it really stiff and springy, that may be contributing to your problem. Try lowing the pressure a tad and slowing the rebound. Also, I...
09-04-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By jayvo86

+1

+1
Forum: Commuting
09-01-10, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By jayvo86

It really just depends on the shoulder. I do a...

It really just depends on the shoulder. I do a mix of just about everything.
08-31-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By jayvo86

I think I'll just stay on the road.

I think I'll just stay on the road.
08-31-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By jayvo86

Yep sure am!

Yep sure am!
08-31-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By jayvo86

Yep in the service. The Cross bike is a race rig....

Yep in the service. The Cross bike is a race rig. Kind of would like to keep it that way or get a nice road bike. I'm more of a right tool for the job kind of guy.
08-31-10, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By jayvo86

Moving to Japan. (Yokota)

So looks like I might be heading to Japan.

I currently race MTB and Cyclocross.

I do a lot of training on the road, but don't race.

Any idea of what there is to do out there? Should I part...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By jayvo86

With all 105's, 150 isn't a bad price.

With all 105's, 150 isn't a bad price.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By jayvo86

What looks low to you? Most of your weight is on...

What looks low to you? Most of your weight is on the rear tire. So it will naturally look a little lower than the front.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,035
Posted By jayvo86

Hmm. interesting. But would you really get a...

Hmm. interesting. But would you really get a benefit out of having a larger tire? More weight, potentially larger tube, more rotating mass?
08-30-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By jayvo86

I might try that a bit later. Gatorade pro is 30...

I might try that a bit later. Gatorade pro is 30 bucks for the mix but at buy one get one free, it is a little bit better deal.
08-30-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By jayvo86

Strapless?

Strapless?
08-30-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By jayvo86

I've been using Cytomax Tropical Fruit. Tastes...

I've been using Cytomax Tropical Fruit. Tastes good and seems to work.

But I'm actually going to get Gatorade Pro Lemon-Lime. I like the taste and they are buy 1 get one free.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,270
Posted By jayvo86

Continental GP4000

Continental GP4000
08-29-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,715
Posted By jayvo86

And that's why I take my bike inside with me.

And that's why I take my bike inside with me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,035
Posted By jayvo86

Well I guess it depends on the question op is...

Well I guess it depends on the question op is asking. No tread pattern vs tread pattern or tread pattern A vs tread pattern B.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 09:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,035
Posted By jayvo86

All of the above. After that you can look into...

All of the above. After that you can look into going with a tubeless setup.

I use Continental GP4000 tires on my road bike.

Also, your rims make a big difference. I'd also look into that.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-10, 07:41 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 9,742
Posted By jayvo86

Yes

Yes
Forum: Commuting
08-29-10, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,958
Posted By jayvo86

That must be a good bump. Couple guys at our...

That must be a good bump. Couple guys at our group rides use them with no issues.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-10, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,958
Posted By jayvo86

You could also get an adapter so you can position...

You could also get an adapter so you can position the cages behind the saddle. You can fit two and still put your bag underneath.
08-28-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,794
Posted By jayvo86

I run the Egg 2's on my MTB and the Candy's on my...

I run the Egg 2's on my MTB and the Candy's on my CX. I actually prefer the Candy's. I feel like I can get in to them quicker. Egg's it is sometimes hard to hit the right spot.
08-28-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By jayvo86

I'd also focus on time. Don't worry about...

I'd also focus on time. Don't worry about mileage. Every gets caught up on miles. I rarely pay attention to how far I go any more.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,625
Posted By jayvo86

I would have jammed a metal pole in his spokes.

I would have jammed a metal pole in his spokes.
08-28-10, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By jayvo86

Capacitive...Like droids and iphones

Capacitive...Like droids and iphones
08-26-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By jayvo86

JUST purchased my Edge 705. Still not upset since...

JUST purchased my Edge 705. Still not upset since I can't imagine operating the 800 with winter gloves. Or I wonder how it works when your hands are full of sweat. Or can all you see is finger prints...
08-25-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By jayvo86

You'll be fine in the rain. I just wouldn't...

You'll be fine in the rain. I just wouldn't submerge it.
08-23-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By jayvo86

Nope...just do a standard 1/3 overlap when I'm...

Nope...just do a standard 1/3 overlap when I'm wrapping it up. Does it feel like your supporting your weight on your hands? It shouldn't.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By jayvo86

Hmm...interesting. What device?

Hmm...interesting. What device?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By jayvo86

How long have you owned the Allez?? New cables...

How long have you owned the Allez?? New cables and a good lube will make your tranny work like new. Then you can save your money for that bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 9,863
Posted By jayvo86

Scratches are pretty much inevitable. Your going...

Scratches are pretty much inevitable. Your going to pick up rocks, crash, have someone lean their bike against yours, etc.. As much as it sucks to scratch an expensive bike, it's going to happen...
08-22-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By jayvo86

Yeah if your riding your MTB with tubes on the...

Yeah if your riding your MTB with tubes on the road...go with the max for sure. I run about 30psi when I'm on the trail. (The only place I ride my MTB.)
08-22-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By jayvo86

I can't believe it's already up to $320. I...

I can't believe it's already up to $320. I wouldn't pay anything let alone maybe 100-150 if the unit wasn't "found". All he has is the unit. And good luck getting warranty support for something...
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