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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,162
Posted By emj2390

3 1. 24lb hard tail 29er race bike between 500...

3
1. 24lb hard tail 29er race bike between 500 and 1000 miles so far
2. old rigid rock hopper for commuting and grocery runs problably 20 miles total
3. specialized cross bike with campy and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-10, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,118
Posted By emj2390

I have both and the joule is FAR FAR superrior...

I have both and the joule is FAR FAR superrior its like asking if you should buy an ipad or a macbook pro to do your design work on. If i could go back in time I wouldnt buy the 500. the gps aspect...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,807
Posted By emj2390

you wouldn't haggle on the price for a gallon of...

you wouldn't haggle on the price for a gallon of milk would you? why does it change when you enter a bike shop? they're both consumer goods.... if you go to the grocery store and buy milk and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By emj2390

BMC is a good deal comparatively... I'd go...

BMC is a good deal comparatively... I'd go street-fire. rival is greater than or equal to 105
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By emj2390

what shop is selling this 4.5 for that much the...

what shop is selling this 4.5 for that much the msrp is 2100? we sell it at my shop for 2050?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,740
Posted By emj2390

the 500 has a new polar like mount

the 500 has a new polar like mount
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-10, 06:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,335
Posted By emj2390

explain its a wheel system and not just a wheel...

explain its a wheel system and not just a wheel but a computer and software your paying for... make it sound like your getting a lot... or stretch the value of the computer and software. also...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-10, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By emj2390

power cranks look on youtube

power cranks look on youtube
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-10, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By emj2390

speedplay are better for your knees.... look at...

speedplay are better for your knees.... look at the peloton arguably the most used pedal
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By emj2390

I have rode 5K miles last year had 2 flats cross...

I have rode 5K miles last year had 2 flats cross riding(thorn for the first the second I got air on a mtb trail and pinch flatted.) and one flat on the road I ran over a set of keys...
this year so...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-10, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By emj2390

funny craigs list ad

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/1625942196.html
scary and dark but funny
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By emj2390

ill pass. I've lived 20 years without one I can...

ill pass. I've lived 20 years without one I can live 6 weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By emj2390

powertap shortage

I work in a shop and ordered a power tap 2 weeks ago. it still hadn't shipped so I called saris today and they told me "out of all things we ran out of strain gauges, it'll be 4-6 weeks before well...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By emj2390

what material is the frame?

what material is the frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-10, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By emj2390

are kinlin rims only available through kinlin? i...

are kinlin rims only available through kinlin? i cant figure out how to order them whole sale although I haven't really looked very hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By emj2390

wheel build question

I want to build a power-tap wheel and I am suck between the velocity arrowhead and the deep V I weigh 140lbs and need an everyday build that can take maybe even some cross usage... weight isn't a big...
02-24-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By emj2390

deprive and for like a day then load for three...

deprive and for like a day then load for three days prior too is the last thing i read
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-10, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By emj2390

carmichael training systems

carmichael training systems
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By emj2390

you can go into the apple store or best buy and...

you can go into the apple store or best buy and buy an iphone starting at 100 no contract needed.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-10, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By emj2390

a powertap wheel and garmin unit is the same...

a powertap wheel and garmin unit is the same price as a powertap with the powertap head and heart rate...and i like the garmin data
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-10, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By emj2390

computer/power questions

right now I am using a garmin 305 but I would Like to start training with power.

My options are either get a power tap and have the 305 and the power-tap computer and have to download them...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By emj2390

on a side note if I want to build up a budget...

on a side note if I want to build up a budget training/race bike what frames can be had for cheap but are still good ASIDE from a Caad 9...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By emj2390

I have not bought it yet I am on the fence about...

I have not bought it yet I am on the fence about as I work in a shop and can pro deal stuff that is new with warranty... I want to build a road bike back up over the next few months... I can also...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By emj2390

is this a deal

500 dollars for
lightly used for probably 2-3000 miles.
record 10 shifters
record 10 RD
record 10 FD
record brakes
Bontrager Carbon Crank from project 1 bike
the chain measured 1.0 So I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By emj2390

probably but it depends on the specific setup......

probably but it depends on the specific setup... crank cassette and chain stay length.. the issue there would be making sure the rear derailleur didn't rub on the chain when in the small small...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By emj2390

1. you will need to re adjust the front derailer...

1. you will need to re adjust the front derailer and possibly move it up the seat tube

2. to an extent most cranks need the accompanying bottom bracket atleast the same brand...

3. that would...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,419
Posted By emj2390

some one begs the question

some one begs the question
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,419
Posted By emj2390

I'm buying a power tap with my tax return.

I'm buying a power tap with my tax return.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-10, 08:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,262
Posted By emj2390

hrm can be had for under 50 if you try and a...

hrm can be had for under 50 if you try and a decent one is 50-100 a gps HRM can be had for 100-200 best buy had the edge 305 cycle comp for sale for around 80 bucks thats a 300 dollar computer that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By emj2390

carbon fiber clothing. careful it might explode!!...

carbon fiber clothing. careful it might explode!! but its worth the risk to have the laterally stiff vertically compliant kit
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By emj2390

I too drifted to the words at the top and even...

I too drifted to the words at the top and even tried to click on them.. I like the simplicity.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By emj2390

what about like canyon or brands that are very...

what about like canyon or brands that are very sparse in the US some australian brands...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By emj2390

if the tires are properly inflated and your on...

if the tires are properly inflated and your on grass you should be fine... its the drop off the pavement onto something sharp that would cause a flat. your wheelset is not going to fold unless you go...
12-20-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By emj2390

http://begthequestion.info/

http://begthequestion.info/
12-14-09, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By emj2390

I think it will stay in the west its such a west...

I think it will stay in the west its such a west coast dominated sport. atleast 5 of the top 10 were from oregon, then theres colorado and vegas natives... I would put money of CO next.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 129,075
Posted By emj2390

128188 mine. Bad picture but it has the three...

128188
mine. Bad picture but it has the three stooges 2 on the front 2 on the back.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By emj2390

the better mispornunciation was when A guy came...

the better mispornunciation was when A guy came into my shop asking about his "dura ache" I guess he assumed it was Italian... figures he was on a scattante......
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,163
Posted By emj2390

I've seen Ryan trebon at local races and he...

I've seen Ryan trebon at local races and he passed me out riding and in races does that count?
apparently chris horner, trebon, carl decker, adam crag and chris sheppard all live here in bend oregon.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By emj2390

sometimes your jersey flapping in the wind will...

sometimes your jersey flapping in the wind will give you readouts of the the vibrations as heart rate. in all reality if you are much over 200 you might wanna figure out its accuracy/see a doctor. ...
09-24-09, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By emj2390

a longer crank arm would make it reach further at...

a longer crank arm would make it reach further at the bottom. stick with the same length arms and shim one shoe.
09-23-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,228
Posted By emj2390

id throw a rival groupo on it and you would have...

id throw a rival groupo on it and you would have a killer cross bike one tht is also still very road worthy you could probably also aford a new wheel set and then have a road and a cross wheelset. ...
09-21-09, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,228
Posted By emj2390

the surly will be the most expensive. the pre...

the surly will be the most expensive. the pre built one for hte moeny is old technology compared to a tricross or cannondale...the surly has barends and it will also be a twich heavier. but it goes...
09-12-09, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By emj2390

wipperman FTW second place Id say KMC or Sram ...

wipperman FTW second place Id say KMC or Sram KMC is suposed to be the strongest and lightest but I like the Sram chains I've had
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,562
Posted By emj2390

I am making a ball out of mine it slightly bigger...

I am making a ball out of mine it slightly bigger than a soft ball once it is the size of a basketball it is used as a medicine ball
09-04-09, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By emj2390

id be more worried about getting a cog stuck on...

id be more worried about getting a cog stuck on the freehub body than tthe QR issue.
09-04-09, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By emj2390

I just got an 09. I LOVE IT its super stiff...

I just got an 09. I LOVE IT its super stiff compared to my road bike the ride is better. i think my road bike is going to take a serious back seat and with 3000 miles this year thats a bike I love.
08-25-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By emj2390

wiperman chain FTW

wiperman chain FTW
08-18-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By emj2390

what about waranty on the old fork?

what about waranty on the old fork?
08-16-09, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,235
Posted By emj2390

why don't cross racers just run stan's it gives...

why don't cross racers just run stan's it gives them the tubeless advantage of low pressure and no pinch flats but it is puncuture proof because of the sealant and gives the clincher advantages of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,849
Posted By emj2390

we warrantied two shifters at my shop last week...

we warrantied two shifters at my shop last week one was an XT shifter that crapped out after 2 weeks called on Monday overnighted by Wednesday told us to ship the oldone back in the box. wednesday...
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