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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26,478
Views: 16,204,143
Posted By SkyeC

Nice Canyon! Did you buy new? Considering an...

Nice Canyon! Did you buy new? Considering an Endurace since I'm in the mood to move to disc brakes and their pricepoint is hard to beat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 65,486
Posted By SkyeC

Sciatica acting up again so I've only ridden once...

Sciatica acting up again so I've only ridden once in the past 2 weeks. Bought some new wheels for the Spooky to cure the boredom.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/408/19190497124_b2d1506bbb_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26,478
Views: 16,204,143
Posted By SkyeC

Are you 4'8" or...?

Are you 4'8" or...?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,588
Posted By SkyeC

I believe Spooky is out of business these days....

I believe Spooky is out of business these days. Coarse (cycles... or fabrication, not sure) took over the name and stock but I haven't heard a peep out of them.

I had 2 Spookys until recently....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By SkyeC

I've had a couple sets of them and they're good...

I've had a couple sets of them and they're good wheels. Most of my wheelsets are within 1-200g of these so do I notice anything, really? No.

I only ever notice wheelsets that are close to 2000g...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-15, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 84,184
Posted By SkyeC

My wife bought one of those... used it once....

My wife bought one of those... used it once. Cauliflower pasta.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-15, 12:38 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 146,842
Posted By SkyeC

https://igcdn-photos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-x...

https://igcdn-photos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t51.2885-15/11243081_104524206548880_2136071641_n.jpg

Bought this a few weeks ago, need to trim the cables of course, but a pretty sweet ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 01:14 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,418
Posted By SkyeC

Yay Spookys! I also have 2; Skeletors.

Yay Spookys! I also have 2; Skeletors.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-15, 12:44 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,922
Posted By SkyeC

Ditto. 52cm TT w/ 120 stem on my "race"...

Ditto.

52cm TT w/ 120 stem on my "race" bikes.

54cm TT works fine on old steel, typically gets me the period-correct first-full of seatpost as well since the bikes usually will have 53-54cm ST.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,306
Posted By SkyeC

Kits get hung up. Sock and whatnot go in drawers....

Kits get hung up. Sock and whatnot go in drawers. Did you guys not have parents or what?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-15, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 434,536
Posted By SkyeC

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/16299162629_18...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/16299162629_180d9bdeb5_b.jpg
08-24-14, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By SkyeC

Jason Montano at Montano Velo in Oakland. or...

Jason Montano at Montano Velo in Oakland.

or

Adam Schwarz is a friend/riding buddy that has worked at American Cyclery, Montano Velo, and now at King Kong. He's USAC certified and does mechanic...
08-24-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By SkyeC

Montano Velo in Oakland. Very small on-hand...

Montano Velo in Oakland. Very small on-hand selection but the owner is a great guy and will get you what works for your needs. I've been going there for several years. Road, track, cross, touring......
06-21-14, 12:16 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,729
Posted By SkyeC

http://photos-f.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xfp1/1...

http://photos-f.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xfp1/10358436_536194083156069_655417953_n.jpg

My friend and I ascending Diablo last weekend. First time even though I've been cycling in the East Bay...
04-20-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By SkyeC

I'm impressed you can even begin to afford any...

I'm impressed you can even begin to afford any sort of "sick" apartment in SF. Kudos to you.

Anyhow, I never much liked the trek through SF and over the bridge so I never really go on those rides....
09-14-13, 11:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,580
Posted By SkyeC

If you're into riding your bike on MUPs, it's...

If you're into riding your bike on MUPs, it's nice. I'll take my chances with cars any day rather than strollers, roller bladers, and people wandering aimlessly. I went up on Tuesday just to say I've...
08-28-13, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,563,276
Posted By SkyeC

I knew it was very serious when I was riding to a...

I knew it was very serious when I was riding to a race and some Suburban behind me was laying on the horn and riding my ass down a narrow, curvy road. When he passed me furiously... There was a hitch...
08-22-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By SkyeC

Probably just a busted tempered glass spill from...

Probably just a busted tempered glass spill from a truck driving down the road. That stuff gets everywhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,810
Posted By SkyeC

I've got a few 1-1.5hr loops I like to do....

I've got a few 1-1.5hr loops I like to do. They're all in the neighborhood of 15-20mi and 1300-2000' of climbing so I skip the endurance and bang out some high heart rate rides instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,616
Posted By SkyeC

i also built mine up with Archetypes, 28/32, and...

i also built mine up with Archetypes, 28/32, and my builder was also impressed with them. That was coming from a guy that has been building wheels for decades and has been through a ton of fancy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,186
Posted By SkyeC

You'll be fine. Just remember to have a small...

You'll be fine. Just remember to have a small breakfast a couple hours before the ride with plenty of water. Start eating 30min into the ride, 25-50g of carbs an hour, minimal protein. Bring whatever...
08-08-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Posted By SkyeC

I'm a convert to Skratch Labs in my water. Very,...

I'm a convert to Skratch Labs in my water. Very, very basic mix of sugar, potassium, sodium, and some electrolytes. "Sports" drinks with protein, artificial flavors, and other stuff seemed to work...
08-06-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,205
Posted By SkyeC

The above example doesn't look all over place....

The above example doesn't look all over place. Most reviews I've seen put the 3 power meter choices all pretty similar.

Any reason not to get a 105 crank except for weight? I have a 7950 crankset...
08-06-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,408
Posted By SkyeC

I tried that, but I end up being so hungry! I...

I tried that, but I end up being so hungry! I usually do the same as you, just add 500-750 calories over the day and end up quite under net.

Then again, I'm human so I use big rides as an excuse...
08-05-13, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By SkyeC

Montano Velo will give you a quick and honest...

Montano Velo will give you a quick and honest fitting w/ no upsell. I've been going there for years. They're typically only booked a week or two out with fittings. Maybe busier since it's the middle...
08-05-13, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By SkyeC

"That had to shut down"? You'd think a bike shop...

"That had to shut down"? You'd think a bike shop would want to shut down so their employees could go check out the race or they could have a booth in the staging area or something. That's on them.
...
08-05-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,408
Posted By SkyeC

You have to find what works best for you, it's...

You have to find what works best for you, it's that simple. One person is going to tell you carbs are evil, the other guy eats twelve pancakes 10 minutes before he leaves, etc. Use something like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 11:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,890
Posted By SkyeC

I like to do compound movements in the winter....

I like to do compound movements in the winter. Squats, deadlifts, military press, barbell row, bench press.
05-07-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By SkyeC

If you're not making it part of a ride, or...

If you're not making it part of a ride, or hanging out on a climb w/ some friends and beer, it can be a bit of a let-down. Even if you do hang out on a hill, you're going to see everyone in the race...
09-30-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By SkyeC

Montano Velo in Oakland.

Montano Velo in Oakland.
09-05-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,180
Posted By SkyeC

Did an East Bay hills tour with some buddies. ...

Did an East Bay hills tour with some buddies.

http://app.strava.com/rides/1515982
03-19-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,180
Posted By SkyeC

Plan B ride hosted by Sheila Moon. Rain. Cold....

Plan B ride hosted by Sheila Moon. Rain. Cold. Hail. Epic, yo.

http://app.strava.com/rides/355180
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By SkyeC

I just throw them onto the road. What are you,...

I just throw them onto the road. What are you, poor?
02-13-11, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,180
Posted By SkyeC

Mt Hamilton up and down. First time I've ever...

Mt Hamilton up and down. First time I've ever been up. Great climb, but the last 5 miles really beat me down. Stuck in my 34x23 going 8-9mph... *cry* Did it in 95 minutes or so... Better next time!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-11, 12:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,911
Posted By SkyeC

I'd like it... if all those colored panels were...

I'd like it... if all those colored panels were black. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10,208
Views: 2,645,799
Posted By SkyeC

Sorry, yes. The frameset that's available as the...

Sorry, yes. The frameset that's available as the CAAD10-1.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10,208
Views: 2,645,799
Posted By SkyeC

I wonder if you can buy just the frameset for...

I wonder if you can buy just the frameset for that black anodized version. Looks great. Not so "look at me" as the other options.
01-19-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By SkyeC

Too much of a zoo for me. I think some friends...

Too much of a zoo for me. I think some friends and I will do it unsupported later in the year. And free.
01-17-11, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,180
Posted By SkyeC

no time this weekend. couple rides in the hills...

no time this weekend.
couple rides in the hills before work/social stuff.

http://app.strava.com/rides/265133

http://app.strava.com/rides/266460
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,127
Posted By SkyeC

I love loud hubs. Very good for when you're near...

I love loud hubs. Very good for when you're near other cyclists, pedestrians, squirrels, etc.

They do tend to scare old people, so beware. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,118
Posted By SkyeC

I love mine. The only downside I found in...

I love mine.

The only downside I found in the S Works version is that they're too well ventilated this time of year, so I taped over the upper toe vents and the lower toe vent. ;) My toes would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By SkyeC

get a CAAD-anything under $1k. that way you have...

get a CAAD-anything under $1k. that way you have a solid frame and if you like cycling, you can upgrade the rest of the parts before "needing" a new frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-11, 05:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,799
Posted By SkyeC

I prefer the large platform of road pedals but...

I prefer the large platform of road pedals but any sort of performance advantage is probably small. I noticed the most difference from shoes; Dominators to Specialized S Works road shoe...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10,208
Views: 2,645,799
Posted By SkyeC

I have PRO cages on my CAAD9, and while they're...

I have PRO cages on my CAAD9, and while they're supposedly "porky" compared to a lot of carbon cages, they hold bottles and don't fling them at your buddies. I really like the PRO stuff just for that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,936
Posted By SkyeC

http://www.dgasmd.org/personal/Bikes/TIME%20RXR/Fi...

http://www.dgasmd.org/personal/Bikes/TIME%20RXR/Final/january%202011/IMG_9471.jpg
Forum: Foo
01-03-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,442
Posted By SkyeC

forget the panerai ****, lets see a picture of...

forget the panerai ****, lets see a picture of the ferrari.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,748
Posted By SkyeC

+2 several thousand miles on mine. love em.

+2

several thousand miles on mine. love em.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 02:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,496
Posted By SkyeC

I had the exact same thing happen with a pair of...

I had the exact same thing happen with a pair of Grand Prix 4 Seasons. 6 miles and a huge slash in the sidewall. Should've spent the $50 on some blow.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10,208
Views: 2,645,799
Posted By SkyeC

Yeah, do something like this: ...

Yeah, do something like this:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5249/5235438236_5163d91464_z.jpg
(mine)

or this, similar to mine:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3642073085_4ee1318679_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 11:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,156
Posted By SkyeC

geez. don't be so creepy.

geez. don't be so creepy.
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