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Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-14, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By s4one

Training Tire?

I usually ride 4000S tires when training and fast group rides. Recently i've been getting a lot of flats which really makes me wonder if I even need the 4000S tires for my riding. I don't race right...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By s4one

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By s4one

Thanks for the replies but I have my eyes on an...

Thanks for the replies but I have my eyes on an enve post. I guess my questions is there any common negative drawbacks? I notice on many custom builder websites they use carbon posts on aluminium, SS...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By s4one

New build question - alum or carbon seatpost?

Building up a new road bike, frame material is aluminum and I am debating whether to go for alum or carbon seatpost. I read some info online but in short, is there any negatives using a carbon post...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By s4one

Well I remolded the shoes so they feel a lot...

Well I remolded the shoes so they feel a lot better now, arch is less noticeable now. I plan for a ride today or tomorrow.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By s4one

Originally, I wanted to ride the shoes right out...

Originally, I wanted to ride the shoes right out of the box to get a initial feel of the new shoes. However, when I tried them on at the shop, they were very tight so the shop heated them up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By s4one

Cycling shoes with high arch causing discomfort

A few weeks ago I switched over to Bont Vaypor shoes from Shimano. I really like the Bont shoes because the are much more comfortable. When I bought the shoes from the LBS, the owner molded the shoes...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By s4one

-6 vs -10 stem

Will I feel the difference? I recently changed from a 120 -16 stem to a 110 -6 that my friend is lending me. In the end, I will need to return the 110 stem to my friend my purchase my own. I have my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-13, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By s4one

Thanks for the reply, however I meant is there a...

Thanks for the reply, however I meant is there a difference among the DA 7900 group? I believe the 7900 group was first released in 2008/10 and up until 2012? Is there difference in year? From...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By s4one

Shimano DA Difference

Are there any differences between 2010 - 2012 DA models?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-12, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,074
Posted By s4one

2012 Supersix himod 56cm

2012 Supersix himod 56cm
12-08-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By s4one

thanks for the replies, i think in short, I want...

thanks for the replies, i think in short, I want the the 53/39 for the flats and rolling hills bu the 39x25,28 32 for climbs. I guess I can always just try it out and see how it goes.
12-08-12, 05:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By s4one

Thanks for your reply, so in short, the easy gear...

Thanks for your reply, so in short, the easy gear setup of the 12-32 won't hinder my workout? As long as I put in the miles and climbing? For me, in order to spin up a moderate to tough mountain i...
12-08-12, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By s4one

Proper way of training up mountains

I know the proper way to get up a mountain is to/try to spin with a cadence of 80-90. right now i am on a 53/39 12-28 and on 8mile 7-8 percent im spinning at about 60 +/-. what is the right thing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-12, 12:48 AM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,397,397
Posted By s4one

supersix hm 404 tub

supersix hm 404 tub
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,084
Posted By s4one

Anyone have a link for the SRAM 36t 130bcd?

Anyone have a link for the SRAM 36t 130bcd?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,592
Posted By s4one

Ok thanks for the information, i'm riding...

Ok thanks for the information, i'm riding 140f/150r right now, ill try 130f/140 rear tomorrow and decrease from there to see what i liike the best. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,084
Posted By s4one

In the end, I am going to get a rotor q ring...

In the end, I am going to get a rotor q ring chain set to try out would it be good to go with a 110bcd since the rotor offers both 52/36 and 53/39 with the 110bcd?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 11:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,084
Posted By s4one

I ended up changing my setup to 53/39 and 12-28,...

I ended up changing my setup to 53/39 and 12-28, it made a really noticeable difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,592
Posted By s4one

Gatorskin tubular tire pressure?

Just put on a set, max says 170PSI and my mech said I should pump around 150psi for my 82kg weight. Currently have it set at 140f/150r. Do i need to pump these up everyday, since they aren't latex...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 11:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,084
Posted By s4one

How close/similar is a 34x25 vs. 39x28? I have a...

How close/similar is a 34x25 vs. 39x28? I have a 12-28 cassette I can use first.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,084
Posted By s4one

My current setup is 53/39 12-15, if I change to a...

My current setup is 53/39 12-15, if I change to a 50/34 12-15, will I need to a new chain?

My goal is to go for a 52/36 as the 52 will provide a similar gear to the 53, however I just wanted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,084
Posted By s4one

true but i don't have the 52/36, that's what I'm...

true but i don't have the 52/36, that's what I'm curious about.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,084
Posted By s4one

52/36 vs 50/34

I've been riding a standard 53/39 majority of my time on a road bike, sometimes I would ride a compact for awhile until I swap it out for a standard when I get a new bike in the past. However, now I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By s4one

awesome, thanks for your story. I will try to...

awesome, thanks for your story. I will try to hunt down a inner 39t to put on my crankset. I hope using a q ring on the inner and a normal SRAM outter wont affect shifting too much.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By s4one

yea.. gotta pay to play?

yea.. gotta pay to play?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By s4one

I am interested in trying out a 39t inner q ring...

I am interested in trying out a 39t inner q ring to help with climbing, would you guys not recommend this and why?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-12, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By s4one

Thanks for the reply!

Thanks for the reply!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By s4one

Which chain ring for climbing?

I'd like to give q rings or osymmetrics a try, purely to help increase climbing. I don't care much for power gains for flat, main focus is climbing. I don't have knee pain or other issues so the new...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By s4one

Yea, I swapped the adapter out for a new piece....

Yea, I swapped the adapter out for a new piece. Hopefully this doesn't happen again.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By s4one

The nuts broke/snapped out of the hole, nuts are...

The nuts broke/snapped out of the hole, nuts are molded in the plastic piece.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-12, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By s4one

What part goes first on a Speedplay pedal?

I was in the middle of my ride today and was headed to the mountains then snap! My pedal broke, at first I thought the screws came loose as this is common but the whole cleat broke off.

Is there...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By s4one

I'll be in London and Paris for work..

Can anyone recommend any bike shops to check out or any areas where I can rent a legit road bike and ride around the city?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By s4one

3T handlebar users

Just swapped to an ergonova bar, the white stripe in the middle isn't exactly aligned in the middle. Good thing my lbs mechanic measured and used the pattern measurement on the back of the bars to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 12:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,068
Posted By s4one

it has to do with how much grease or type of...

it has to do with how much grease or type of grease is used in ur freehub. i recently had this concern on my pt hubs. i removed the freehub and grease and now its super loud, i am actually thinking...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-12, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,645
Posted By s4one

Makes sure you are turning the boa the right...

Makes sure you are turning the boa the right direction, the knob needs to click into locking position.

Try turning the other way.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By s4one

thanks for the replies, i will try pulling off...

thanks for the replies, i will try pulling off thefreehub and clean out some grease.

when recalibrate, you guys mean via my edge 500 right?

is it possible to leave the cassette on the freehub...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By s4one

Powertap Hub Noise Question

My powertap Elite+ is virtually silent, I am used to my eurus and mavic wheels which are pretty loud when they freehub.

I know one main aspect of getting a louder hub is to remove some grease...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By s4one

Anyone using a taper enve 1.5 fork?

I had the taper 1.5 fork installed on my supersix yeaterday and encountered a few problems. The width of the 1.5 lower is actuall wider than the oe supersix fork, this lead to problems installing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By s4one

Bont are wide and Sidi Genius 6.6 have a wider...

Bont are wide and Sidi Genius 6.6 have a wider toe box compared to the Sidi ergo 3.
02-13-12, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By s4one

thanks for the feedback!

thanks for the feedback!
02-11-12, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By s4one

Been on rollers for a few days now.

I started riding rollers a few days ago and love them. Today was my longest ride on them which was about 35min.

Once I am on the rollers I am not able to shift my sitting position or stand and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-12, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By s4one

Roller Resistance

I recently bought and starting using the Performance travel trac roller, I believe it should be 2.25 drum. Correct me if I am wrong.

So far the rollers work great but I heard so much about...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By s4one

No doubt, I understand that the shop owner made a...

No doubt, I understand that the shop owner made a mistake. However, there are two issues, first the fork replacement is not a Himod and 2nd I want to have at least 30mm under my stem so that I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By s4one

btw, i need a 1.5 taper

btw, i need a 1.5 taper
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 01:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By s4one

the himod differs from the non himod, it isnt...

the himod differs from the non himod, it isnt just the red hm letters. himod fork has carbon dropouts and stronger/lighter carbon lay up.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By s4one

Yea, I felt this is a good way to go since I need...

Yea, I felt this is a good way to go since I need some new sidis as well.

The fork tube is pretty short, my bike is a 56 but the non himod fork he gave me is off a 54 so there isnt much "chin...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By s4one

just started using an edge 500

Do I need to connect the edge 500 to my computer to check avg watt, speed and cadence?

I was able to check these directly on my cateye before.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-12, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By s4one

So I got an update from the bike mechanic/owner....

So I got an update from the bike mechanic/owner. He said that there is no more stock of the himod fork and he himself is not able to obtain one. He did mention that if I can find one at another store...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By s4one

oops i meant 100% of average joes like me

oops i meant 100% of average joes like me
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