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Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,644
Posted By jb_alphamale

Beautiful ride man. Enjoy it!!!

Beautiful ride man. Enjoy it!!!
06-24-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,555
Posted By jb_alphamale

+1

+1
06-24-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,091
Posted By jb_alphamale

Me too. +1 :thumb:

Me too. +1 :thumb:
06-23-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 28,606
Posted By jb_alphamale

Pitesti in Romanian language.

Pitesti in Romanian language.
06-12-12, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,292
Posted By jb_alphamale

most accurate maps with paved roads in Ontario

I just started biking seriously again like 3 months. Last year I moved to Orangeville Ontario so all the roads around are new to me. I really like to do every time a different route and I map it out...
06-12-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By jb_alphamale

What about overdoing it? Is that a crazy...

What about overdoing it? Is that a crazy possibility or a real one?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 265,952
Posted By jb_alphamale

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/179541697 ...

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/179541697
Hilly but not that bad. Gorgeous weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,643
Posted By jb_alphamale

I'm on Paleo with 1500 cals/day <50 g carbs/day. ...

I'm on Paleo with 1500 cals/day <50 g carbs/day.
5.11 with 183 lbs from 245 lbs.
Goal 172 lbs.
100k/week.
I feel good and eat 15 g carbs before the ride (30k average) and 15 g after in combo with...
03-25-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By jb_alphamale

Orangeville here.

Orangeville here.
08-22-11, 06:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,988
Posted By jb_alphamale

8/18/2011 7 8/19/2011 4 8/21/2011 13 ...

8/18/2011 7
8/19/2011 4
8/21/2011 13

21 to go
08-18-11, 09:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,988
Posted By jb_alphamale

I'm in starting today. 8/18/2011 7 38...

I'm in starting today.
8/18/2011 7

38 to go
09-10-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By jb_alphamale

Thank you very much guys. Appreciate your help.

Thank you very much guys. Appreciate your help.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,697
Posted By jb_alphamale

Do you like this shape? Check this out: ...

Do you like this shape? Check this out:
http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=G1004
Free shipping.
08-10-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,815
Posted By jb_alphamale

+1 for this answer. Exactly what a beginner needs.

+1 for this answer. Exactly what a beginner needs.
07-31-10, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By jb_alphamale

Yes with double ends. Thank you very much.

Yes with double ends. Thank you very much.
07-31-10, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By jb_alphamale

Good prices here and they deliver to Canada.

Good prices here and they deliver to Canada.
07-30-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By jb_alphamale

I got it. I'd like to order jagwire cables with...

I got it. I'd like to order jagwire cables with this "road" end. Anybody knows where to find them?
07-30-10, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By jb_alphamale

break cable or cable hook unit

I had the chance to buy some great break cables from jagwire to have spares. I have also some regular brake cables from the local lbs.
Trying to adjust the r breaks i snapped the cable so I said big...
07-30-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,740
Posted By jb_alphamale

I tried using different straddles (they came with...

I tried using different straddles (they came with Shorthy 6 - 4 lengths). Same situation or worse. The cable and housing are Jagwire.
07-30-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,740
Posted By jb_alphamale

Tektro RL721 and Tiagra STI brake levers

My bike:
http://www.bikes.com/main+en+01_102+SOLO_CX.html?BIKE=848&Y=2010&CATID=2&SCATID=25
For braking I have this combo:
Avid Shorty 6 F+R with standard pads
Top mount Tektro RL721
Tiagra STI...
07-27-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By jb_alphamale

Been on and off the bike for the last 8 years. In...

Been on and off the bike for the last 8 years. In all these years weight between 165 and 230 lbs and back to 165 and so on. I have three bikes and I'm heavy now. :) I try to ride very day but I...
07-27-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,465
Posted By jb_alphamale

I'm 5'11, 220 lbs and 40 waist. I ordered from...

I'm 5'11, 220 lbs and 40 waist. I ordered from here http://www.bike-jersey.com/ two team kits for $52 each jersey+bibs. They have 30 days return policy and a great variety. I have no idea about the...
07-26-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By jb_alphamale

Thank you guys.

Thank you guys.
07-25-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By jb_alphamale

So basically if I keep that rings no. 50/34 and...

So basically if I keep that rings no. 50/34 and install the the entire new crankset including the BB then everything in the drivetrain should be the same?
07-25-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By jb_alphamale

Omega to Energy

This is my bike:
http://www.bikes.com/main+en+01_102+SOLO_CX.html?BIKE=848&Y=2010&CATID=2&SCATID=25
Is it possible to change the crankset with this one:...
07-23-10, 02:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,753
Posted By jb_alphamale

Congrats to you. Indeed big achievement compared...

Congrats to you. Indeed big achievement compared with your 1st rides. Keep them going.
07-22-10, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By jb_alphamale

Yes this is the 3rd edition. This is the one I've...

Yes this is the 3rd edition. This is the one I've got.Excellent book.
07-20-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By jb_alphamale

Greenfieldja, I live in Canada. I got now...

Greenfieldja,

I live in Canada.
I got now the technical aspect of the problem.
As far as I tested when I'm riding on flat surface or going down the hill no matter how much I mash the pedals it...
07-20-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By jb_alphamale

Sorry but I think you're being harsh and trying...

Sorry but I think you're being harsh and trying to teach me a lesson here and it is really not the case.
Ref 3. A torque wrench is in between $100 and couple of hundreds bucks. I said I have a 1/4...
07-20-10, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By jb_alphamale

Here is what I understand what you say: 1. what...

Here is what I understand what you say:
1. what reason would I have to change to the big ring while climbing?
2. if I still want to do this then I have to lower the pressure on the pedals.
I'll...
07-20-10, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By jb_alphamale

Tiagra FD and shifter lever

I have a stock Tiagra FD 4500 (2 rings). I've reported this problem before here
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?663481-FD-Tiagra-adjusment-OMG
I still have the same problem and if the...
07-19-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By jb_alphamale

Why nobody mention about finish line products...

Why nobody mention about finish line products from the local LBS? Too expensive, only marketing?
07-19-10, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By jb_alphamale

I won't bother then. Thank you very much for your...

I won't bother then. Thank you very much for your help guys.
07-19-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By jb_alphamale

Tiagra RD -> Deore RD worth it?

I have a 9 speed CX bike with STI shifters and Tiagra F and R derailleurs. I have an older bike with a brand new Deore RD. Is it worth it to swap? Do they match?
07-19-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,336
Posted By jb_alphamale

We'll do even it's hard when riding to use both...

We'll do even it's hard when riding to use both hands on the housing and the barrel. Just kidding. Once the inline barrel is reconnected to the shifter the problem should be solved. When i try to use...
07-19-10, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,336
Posted By jb_alphamale

I have the same problem with Tiagra STI shifter...

I have the same problem with Tiagra STI shifter and FD. The inline barrel adjuster does not have any effect on the cable. I'm going to try to reconnect it to the shifter holding the housing. Original...
07-19-10, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By jb_alphamale

I have an Argon18 road bike and my 1st bike an...

I have an Argon18 road bike and my 1st bike an Infinity hybrid very good bike.I rode them both but I never noticed any problem in shifting the rings uphill. Anyway if that's the case I'll live with...
07-19-10, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By jb_alphamale

OK I got it. I don't have much experience but I...

OK I got it. I don't have much experience but I think I understand now. Thank you very much guys.
07-18-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By jb_alphamale

Update 2 - case closed

I took my bike to the LBS that sold it to me. There where 2 mechanics there and another couple of pro type bikers around. The mechanics verified the derailleur and they said it is perfect. They...
07-18-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By jb_alphamale

Update. The shifter lever as you know is a 3...

Update.
The shifter lever as you know is a 3 ring shifter but I only have 2 so the H screw theoretically should limit the shifter to go the 3rd ring which is not available and the chain would would...
07-18-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By jb_alphamale

FD Tiagra adjusment - OMG

My bike:
http://www.bikes.com/main+en+01_102+SOLO_CX.html?BIKE=848&Y=2010&CATID=2&SCATID=25
FD Tiagra 4500
2 rings (see link for details)
Brand new bike. When going uphill (doesn't matter the...
07-16-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By jb_alphamale

No idea but 5 mm would make a difference.

No idea but 5 mm would make a difference.
07-16-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By jb_alphamale

Very good advice.Thank you.

Very good advice.Thank you.
07-16-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By jb_alphamale

You made my day. :) Thank you very much for...

You made my day. :)
Thank you very much for your detailed answer and your appreciation. Now is crystal clear.
07-16-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By jb_alphamale

I did and I corrected the problem but how can I...

I did and I corrected the problem but how can I be sure that the bike size is correct? It seems that the shoe comes to close to the wheel. Is it the same case for you guys? I still can return the...
07-16-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By jb_alphamale

size or geometry or shoe

The pictures below speak a thousand words. When I turn, and the pedal is at the perfect horizontal position then I hit the front tire.

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Size:
I'm 5'11 but my inseam is 31-31.5...
07-15-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By jb_alphamale

I'm ordering right now. Thank you very much.

I'm ordering right now. Thank you very much.
07-15-10, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By jb_alphamale

http://rd.unrealcycles.com/catalog/item435.htm

http://rd.unrealcycles.com/catalog/item435.htm
07-15-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By jb_alphamale

They look fantastic but for tubs I'd buy Grammo...

They look fantastic but for tubs I'd buy Grammo which are in sale here for $220 (1 h ago they were 208 )http://rd.unrealcycles.com/catalog/item435.htm.
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