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Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-14, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By gundom66

Called the Performance in my area. They don't...

Called the Performance in my area. They don't get a lot of wheelset from manufacturers so the shop started their own wheel building. They use either HED or Pacenti and mainly uses WI T11. Though...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-14, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By gundom66

Dammit, I hate myself. My other friend said to...

Dammit, I hate myself. My other friend said to go to Performance to get a custom build - HED Belgium C2 with Laser and Race spokes on WI T11. It's more expensive, but he's selling me on the T11's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-14, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By gundom66

Someone posted in their Facebook page that it can...

Someone posted in their Facebook page that it can be done - tubeless that is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By gundom66

I was talking about the tune-up service. Since I...

I was talking about the tune-up service. Since I bought my bike there, it's lifetime. Any parts you purchase for upgrades in the store or any Bontrager stuff is covered pretty much. So with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By gundom66

I've excluded Soul in the equation a long time...

I've excluded Soul in the equation a long time ago. Nothing bad, just decided not to go with them. Flo on the other hand I totally forgot about. I checked their website and I have signed up for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By gundom66

Need opinion on wheels

It's been a while since I've posted here. Anyway, last year I had planned on upgrading my wheels to either Williams System 30 or Boyd Vitesse for this year. When I took my bike for a service at my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By gundom66

Any experiences on both?

Looking into Voler or Jakroo. Jakroo would be more feasable for me since it is local, though I noticed that there are more groups in my area who uses Voler. Any of you guys have used both? Need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,130
Posted By gundom66

No updates... He probably wasn't able to...

No updates... He probably wasn't able to negotiate and too broken hearted to update all of us.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,130
Posted By gundom66

From the get-go, I already felt it was about...

From the get-go, I already felt it was about that. Then of course the added bonus of being lighter, Ultegra gruppo, and being able to absorb bumps. Oh and a C'dale fanboy! The only thing he has...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,240
Posted By gundom66

What are you looking for? Comfort? Ride...

What are you looking for? Comfort? Ride quality? For comfort, I found the 4.5 Domane better than the 4.5 Madone. I didn't like the handling on the Domane though. Too me it was quirky... not as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 09:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,130
Posted By gundom66

"Cannondale puts Trek to shame 100%... smearing...

"Cannondale puts Trek to shame 100%... smearing on the wall." Dude, you are a fanboy! Before I bought my bike, a Trek Madone 5.2, I had test rode a bunch of bikes... from Bianchi, to C'dale, to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,881
Posted By gundom66

Completely forgot about Campy. :p

Completely forgot about Campy. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,881
Posted By gundom66

Supposedly, Shimano is supposed to have their...

Supposedly, Shimano is supposed to have their Ultegra RD to support an 11-32.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,881
Posted By gundom66

Any of you jumping in the 11-speed bandwagon?

So on some hills, I feel like I need a bail out gear. Originally, I was planning on going 11-32 or 12-30, or even 12-32 (SRAM). But after the press release from Shimano on their 11 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,685
Posted By gundom66

The only upgrade I made was my saddle. So far so...

The only upgrade I made was my saddle. So far so good. Let's see if upgrading to a new wheelset and handlebar with a flare next year will put a smile on my face.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,076
Posted By gundom66

I remember reading this in my Flipboard the other...

I remember reading this in my Flipboard the other day. I'm still questioning how that shock absorber works. There are no pivot points on the chainstay. Though I did notice in one of the photos...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By gundom66

Are you sold?

So I haven't really been paying attention to any of the 2013 road races until this weekend when my Comcast automatically record TdF - I forgot that I had set a recording last year. Anyway, it was my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,327
Posted By gundom66

12-13% decent and I was trying to slow down on a...

12-13% decent and I was trying to slow down on a straight away after an exit turn since the next turn was a blind right. Rough surface, hit a welt on the road (something I didn't see until it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,276
Posted By gundom66

I thought I read somewhere that the current...

I thought I read somewhere that the current Williams 30 is the newer wider version like Boyd and Soul.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,509
Posted By gundom66

If I wasn't an ass about paying upfront, I...

If I wasn't an ass about paying upfront, I would've bought the Infinito over the Trek. However, Trek gave me an offer that the Bianchi dealers couldn't match. And I'm able to do the 12 month 0%...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18,740
Views: 3,734,512
Posted By gundom66

Wifey, a week before Father's Day, got me this......

Wifey, a week before Father's Day, got me this...

http://i860.photobucket.com/albums/ab170/gundom1966/20130606_214440_zpse656439d.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By gundom66

A couple of my friends are GP4000S users and they...

A couple of my friends are GP4000S users and they are now trying the new Bontrager AW3 Hard Case and Hard Case Lite. I can't remember which of these, but one of them said it's comparable to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,102
Posted By gundom66

Never had issues with the glueless patch from...

Never had issues with the glueless patch from Target with my MTB. I had a flat last week with my road bike and I had with me a glue-on. It was too much work and took a while for the glue to dry. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-13, 11:39 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,802
Posted By gundom66

I live in the foothills. If I go down, I don't...

I live in the foothills. If I go down, I don't have a choice but to go back up. If I don't go down, I will only have 1 mile of flat and I have to go back and forth like 20 times or more. How...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,552
Posted By gundom66

This! However, it's is also upon your own...

This! However, it's is also upon your own discretion on how you want it. I read the recommendation and I basically tinkered with it. I ended up having the middel 3rd slightly angled up by about 1...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,094
Posted By gundom66

Funny... this is the second time I've heard of...

Funny... this is the second time I've heard of this. When I was looking for my bike, I had 2 in mind, but the owner of one "bike boutique" in Redwood City told me that not always what you are looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By gundom66

That was my original plan, to buy a COBL GOBL-R...

That was my original plan, to buy a COBL GOBL-R to change the seatpost on the 4 Series. Unfortunately, thinking that a 56cm will fix the twitchiness from 54cm didn't happen. Weird but the 4 Series...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By gundom66

I guess we all have different ride results. ...

I guess we all have different ride results. Comfortable, yes! Stable, not so much for me. It was only a 3 mile test ride flat, uphill, and back, but both 54 and 56 were twitchy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,550
Posted By gundom66

What I hate is when my inner conscience laughs at...

What I hate is when my inner conscience laughs at me for whatever reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,743
Posted By gundom66

They know at the time I wasn't buying, but...

They know at the time I wasn't buying, but shopping around for a better feel and decision. I also tried some Cervelos and Felt, but the list above was just some of the experiences in handling. Took...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,743
Posted By gundom66

Hard to say what makes a bike twitchy. At least...

Hard to say what makes a bike twitchy. At least in my experience in test riding.

* Scott CR1 54 & 56 = stable
* Specialized Roubaix 54 & 56 = stable
* Bianchi Infinito 53 & 55 = stable
*...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-13, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By gundom66

The only riding plan I have is either Sunday or...

The only riding plan I have is either Sunday or Monday morning. Still debating if I should do a 42 or a 65 mile ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,787
Posted By gundom66

It wasn't the hills laughing at you... it was...

It wasn't the hills laughing at you... it was your conscience. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,729
Posted By gundom66

I'm not a racer. I'm fine with my 50-34. But I...

I'm not a racer. I'm fine with my 50-34. But I am not fine with my 11-28 cassette. Sometimes I need a bailout gear and will be more than happy to get a 32 in the back.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,170
Posted By gundom66

The only thing I didn't like about the Domane was...

The only thing I didn't like about the Domane was the twitchy front. Getting off the saddle while hammering uphill or being on the hoods or topbar, or going downhill made me think twice if I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,353
Posted By gundom66

Hard to tell what that is. It looks like a...

Hard to tell what that is. It looks like a crack, but it could also just be a scratch on the clear coat. A second opinion from Trek is needed at this point.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,281
Posted By gundom66

And that is actually my main purpose is to get...

And that is actually my main purpose is to get wider rims and either stick with 23's or move up to 25's. The lesser weight is just a bonus. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,281
Posted By gundom66

That's coming from a friend. He said less weight...

That's coming from a friend. He said less weight alone doesn't matter to him. Weight and material does. I like my other "OCD" friend who always talk about shaving weight. "Grams shaved is grams...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,281
Posted By gundom66

I have a stock 2010 design Bontrager Race wheels...

I have a stock 2010 design Bontrager Race wheels at 1800 grams (thinner design). Looking into getting something slightly below 1500 grams - Boyd Vitesse with the 23mm outer rim. I assume that since...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,070
Posted By gundom66

I thought I read somewhere that the upcoming...

I thought I read somewhere that the upcoming Cateye Stealth 50 GPS is Strava compatible and that you can upload the ride data to it. Now it's only saying that it's only uploadable through...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,098
Posted By gundom66

Specialized Romin Evo Expert

Specialized Romin Evo Expert
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26,527
Views: 16,292,285
Posted By gundom66

http://i860.photobucket.com/albums/ab170/gundom196...

http://i860.photobucket.com/albums/ab170/gundom1966/20130513_195541_zpsed4b3d8d.jpg (http://s860.photobucket.com/user/gundom1966/media/20130513_195541_zpsed4b3d8d.jpg.html)

54 cm 2012 Trek Madone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By gundom66

Hi Coach! How is the Vitesse in terms of comfort...

Hi Coach! How is the Vitesse in terms of comfort being an alloy compared to the carbons? I'm looking into the Vitesse either around Christmas of this year or next Spring, but I have friends who are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,609
Posted By gundom66

Happy Birthday Rob! And an awesome gift from the...

Happy Birthday Rob! And an awesome gift from the wife. Much props bro'.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,783
Posted By gundom66

I live in San Jose. 20 minute ride North of...

I live in San Jose. 20 minute ride North of Gilroy. In my area southward is about 80-85 percent Specialized. I have a riding partner who hates Trek and pretty much scolded me in a nice way that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-13, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,455
Posted By gundom66

At least his White beard matches the White...

At least his White beard matches the White Carnation flowers. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By gundom66

I have a friend who haven't gone riding for a...

I have a friend who haven't gone riding for a very long time and rode with me. After mile 1, there is about a 2% or 3% grade incline for about 1/4 mile. By the time we got to the top of that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By gundom66

Williams ACS Handlebar

I'm looking into replacing my stock Bontrager handlebars. I remember when I was test riding a bunch of bikes, I really liked the way the FSA K Compact that came with the Bianchis. The Bontragers are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,872
Posted By gundom66

bianchi10 - noted. And that's how I currently...

bianchi10 - noted. And that's how I currently have mine and I'm happy with it. I know the slight soreness is just the "getting used to" part, so no biggy at all. The main reason why I ended up with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,872
Posted By gundom66

I finally got to test mine (Romin Evo Expert) on...

I finally got to test mine (Romin Evo Expert) on a longer ride this weekend and the toe numbness is still there. It didn't occur until much later in the ride, but it's still there. At this point...
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