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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-09, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,360
Posted By my58vw

I am 6'7" and do not need that stack height......

I am 6'7" and do not need that stack height... the bike is just too small.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-09, 03:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,852
Posted By my58vw

I have a trek FX 7.3, upgraded bars/saddle/post...

I have a trek FX 7.3, upgraded bars/saddle/post and running XT components... love it, and I am a roadie... (own two road bikes, a tt bike, and a fixie).


There is something nice about a wide...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,351
Posted By my58vw

First, does it really matter... are you racing? ...

First, does it really matter... are you racing?

Second, I ride slow - 12 - 14MPH average, varying hills, flats, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By my58vw

I love my 7.3fx hybrid... For the difference (499...

I love my 7.3fx hybrid... For the difference (499 vs almost 800) the 7.3 is a great deal. The carbon fork is overrated imo... but if you can afford it the 7.5 is nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-09, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By my58vw

What is your inseem? 60cm seems small at 6'5",...

What is your inseem? 60cm seems small at 6'5", 63s are small for me at 6'7"...
07-18-09, 12:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,069
Posted By my58vw

Downhill part of an itt on my tt bike, spun out...

Downhill part of an itt on my tt bike, spun out 54x11, 61.1 mph in aero bars... never again.
07-18-09, 12:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,189
Posted By my58vw

The issue with the "buy the bike with the...

The issue with the "buy the bike with the components" is that most bikes do not come with everything you want (or need). For example, I am building a trek 7.3fx for trails and commuting, and I need...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-08, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,052
Posted By my58vw

I had no luck with the bontragers, but I am a...

I had no luck with the bontragers, but I am a heavy rider... the rear wore out real fast... I love my rubinos
08-19-08, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By my58vw

homeowners insurance?

homeowners insurance?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-08, 01:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,725
Posted By my58vw

Before - guy pose After - girl pose... ...

Before - guy pose

After - girl pose...

What do you expect? :lol:

BTW those do not look like the same legs...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By my58vw

Hit from behind by a driver who swerved for no...

Hit from behind by a driver who swerved for no apparent reason, side swiped into a telephone pole, I was going about 20 - 25 MPH on a slight downhill, ended up in the hospital for a few days, off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,691
Posted By my58vw

I have been on both ends of the speed spectrum,...

I have been on both ends of the speed spectrum, and am a number cruncher, so here are some real numbers based on groups.

Road riding club, A - D
A and B together, most combined rides average 18...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 01:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,168
Posted By my58vw

Rode to the LBS (the long way, about 15 miles...

Rode to the LBS (the long way, about 15 miles each way) to look into a climbing cassette choice.
08-11-08, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 770
Posted By my58vw

Curious on how you "join" SC Velo... I am going...

Curious on how you "join" SC Velo... I am going back to racing next season and also looking for a new club. I talked to the guys at the sponsor bike shop (Incycle), but they directed me to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By my58vw

I am not too far off now on the smaller less than...

I am not too far off now on the smaller less than 2 mile 6 - 8% climbs right now, but then most "hilly centuries" are not just one climb, and the goal is to finish. I would not consider anything less...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-08, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By my58vw

A compact crank delema

Hello all!

I am a big person 6'6", 230, and am training for some hilly centuries in the future. As I get into the long steep stuff (5+ miles 6 - 8 %+) I am running out of gears. I talked to my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,709
Posted By my58vw

6'6", 37 inch inseam, fairly average arm and...

6'6", 37 inch inseam, fairly average arm and upper body, not long, not short.

63cm 60 cm traditional top tube, 120mm flipped up stem with 40mm spacers, 4 inch drop. I would need a custom 67 - 68...
08-09-08, 02:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,625
Posted By my58vw

True I am 6'6", and at about 6 percent...

True


I am 6'6", and at about 6 percent body fat was 205 pounds racing weight. I have a friend who is 6'5" and 156 pounds, it is all about body type.

Now power wise, I can put down 25% more...
08-06-08, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By my58vw

This is a nice idea, especially with all the...

This is a nice idea, especially with all the people in the IE riding fixed/SS
08-03-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By my58vw

I have seen average speeds in cat 5 or 23 - 26...

I have seen average speeds in cat 5 or 23 - 26 average...

One word --- draft --- no overlapped wheels
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,793
Posted By my58vw

Very nice! :)

Very nice! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,944
Posted By my58vw

I ride on Sundays :)

I ride on Sundays :)
07-30-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By my58vw

Five miles from epicenter, the whole classroom...

Five miles from epicenter, the whole classroom shook, a few beakers flew off the lab bench...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,238
Posted By my58vw

I believe that is senora pass.

I believe that is senora pass.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-08, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By my58vw

I agree - looks great in store... I love my...

I agree - looks great in store...

I love my bowery, langesters don't even come close to my size.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By my58vw

I will have to check it out.

I will have to check it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By my58vw

Just checked on the specilized 64 and trek 64,...

Just checked on the specilized 64 and trek 64, they are 5 cm taller in the head tube which is about 2 inches. That means there is still about 4 - 5 inches of drop on the current setup. which is 6 to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-08, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By my58vw

Trek makes the new 2100 in 64cm but it is still...

Trek makes the new 2100 in 64cm but it is still too small. The cannondale is smaller than the 64cm.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-08, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By my58vw

Bar drop, tall rider question...

Ok, this is not the normal "my drop is larger than yours" thread

About 2 years ago when I was racing I was able to tolerate an 6 - 7 inch drop on my bike (I am 6'6"). My first year teaching I...
01-24-08, 12:47 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 4,914
Posted By my58vw

False (who knows...!?) The next person has...

False (who knows...!?)

The next person has eaten a burrito on their bike
01-20-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 4,914
Posted By my58vw

True :) The next person has ridden their...

True :)

The next person has ridden their bike to an arcade.
01-19-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,146
Posted By my58vw

8 inch crack in a giro - yes helmets rule!

8 inch crack in a giro - yes helmets rule!
01-10-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By my58vw

Life gets in the way sometimes - trolling, but...

Life gets in the way sometimes - trolling, but not posting...
01-10-08, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By my58vw

I have a battery powered siren from a night rider...

I have a battery powered siren from a night rider kit - 110 db gets their attention!
01-07-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By my58vw

Interesting article - thanks!

Interesting article - thanks!
01-07-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,216
Posted By my58vw

I was going to sign up, but the place and time is...

I was going to sign up, but the place and time is wrong for my schedule... still might do palm springs...
01-07-08, 02:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,216
Posted By my58vw

Going to pass this time, I will be in Fresno the...

Going to pass this time, I will be in Fresno the week before, and can not take the Friday before off.
01-01-08, 02:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By my58vw

1:00 AM - Happy New Year!

1:00 AM - Happy New Year!
10-06-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,543
Posted By my58vw

Spoken up - lurking alot at school - bf is not...

Spoken up - lurking alot at school - bf is not blocked at the high school I work at!
10-06-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By my58vw

Wow I am touched... :)

Wow I am touched... :)
09-16-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 17,941
Posted By my58vw

Bowery fixed gear 39 14/15. Been riding for...

Bowery fixed gear 39 14/15.

Been riding for about a year - great bike!
09-09-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By my58vw

I live on the other side of the hill (Sierra) in...

I live on the other side of the hill (Sierra) in the mira loma / jurupa valley area. There are not to many "safe" areas in Fontana/Mira Loma, but the bike trails do provide a little safety. There is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By my58vw

Warranty?

Warranty?
09-01-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,330
Posted By my58vw

Yesterday the high school I teach at had a heat...

Yesterday the high school I teach at had a heat alert - it was 107... :eek:
08-13-07, 07:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,495
Posted By my58vw

I am a negative 1

I am a negative 1
08-13-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 946
Posted By my58vw

I love that jersey!

I love that jersey!
08-11-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By my58vw

Wow!

Wow!
08-11-07, 09:03 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,622
Posted By my58vw

6'6.5" 252

6'6.5" 252
08-11-07, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By my58vw

Ya, that is almost 10000 feet per 100 miles!

Ya, that is almost 10000 feet per 100 miles!
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