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06-03-14, 01:02 AM
Replies: 103
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Posted By creonte

I forgot to add, I cut off about an inch or so...

I forgot to add, I cut off about an inch or so off of each side of my handlebar. Made it shoulder width. Made me a little more aero, and I felt less fatigue that way. The Ergons looked better imho...
06-03-14, 12:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,324
Posted By creonte

Hi, I got an email about getting quoted. Little...

Hi, I got an email about getting quoted. Little Darwin is correct, they are Ergon GP5 grips. They are awesome for long rides. I've subsequently sold that bike, and have a road bike now, but what...
07-02-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By creonte

I'm having spectacular luck with Fizik.

I'm having spectacular luck with Fizik.
06-13-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,815
Posted By creonte

I went from a triple 48/38/28 to 50/34 with a...

I went from a triple 48/38/28 to 50/34 with a 12-32t 2013 Fuji 1.1c Sportif. I hit some heavy hills that I used to slog up in my 28 with absolutely zero issues. In fact, I went up one particular...
06-03-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,058
Posted By creonte

Thank you all very much! I really contemplated...

Thank you all very much! I really contemplated going for a triple up front, but my research and advice from others that a compact double would do the job here in SoCal. Looks like my best bet...
06-03-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,058
Posted By creonte

Thanks for your help, sorry I should have gave...

Thanks for your help, sorry I should have gave more specs. I have a compact up front, 50/34. It's a Fuji 1.1C Sportif.
06-03-13, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,058
Posted By creonte

Advice pls. Going from a 12-32 to 12-36 Tiagra 4600 10 speed... Doable?

Before a 42 mile ride Memorial day, I thought a 32 in the back would be enough to conquer the hills. As it stands, it wasn't. So I've been thinking of swapping out the rear for something bigger to...
05-21-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 9,383
Posted By creonte

5/01: 32 miles 5/13: 10 miles 5/14: 5 miles...

5/01: 32 miles
5/13: 10 miles
5/14: 5 miles
5/17: 25 miles
5/19: 37 miles
5/20: 28 miles
5/21: 18 miles
MTD: 155 Miles
05-19-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 9,383
Posted By creonte

5/01: 32 miles 5/13: 10 miles 5/14: 5 miles...

5/01: 32 miles
5/13: 10 miles
5/14: 5 miles
5/24: 25 miles
5/26: 37 miles
MTD: 109 Miles
05-13-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 9,383
Posted By creonte

1st day back on the bike after a nasty bout with...

1st day back on the bike after a nasty bout with the Flu, almost 2 weeks no training. All winter I didn't get sick, soon as it gets nice out... I put in 10 miles today in 95degree weather here in...
04-30-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 9,383
Posted By creonte

I'm training for a metric century in June. ...

I'm training for a metric century in June. Right now I'm at 30 miles a day, 5 to 6 times a week. My goal is to increase five miles every week till the actual century ride which should have me 55...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-13, 10:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,198
Posted By creonte

50/34 with 12/32 cassette.

50/34 with 12/32 cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-13, 09:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By creonte

I use the high density black foam roller, and a...

I use the high density black foam roller, and a lacrosse ball which you can find both at Sports Authority.

http://i.imgur.com/t5pFUVa.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 397,079
Posted By creonte

Yes sir, that's a 32 on the back. Coming from a...

Yes sir, that's a 32 on the back. Coming from a hybrid, the close gears are a dream on the Fuji.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 397,079
Posted By creonte

Well, you have double the good taste my friend! ...

Well, you have double the good taste my friend! I fell in love with the look, ride, and price point of the Sportif. I was looking at the Domane 2C, the Fuji won out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 397,079
Posted By creonte

Second day of owning this bike. Breaking her in...

Second day of owning this bike. Breaking her in slowly, 30 miles so far. After riding a 32lbs Trek 7.2fx, a 21lbs Fuji 1.1C is an absolute dream.

http://i.imgur.com/pwhX6wd.jpg

Sorry, I...
04-05-13, 03:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,324
Posted By creonte

6 foot, 20" frame. I have a 30 inch inseam.

6 foot, 20" frame. I have a 30 inch inseam.
03-10-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,324
Posted By creonte

Thanks! Shimano dual use. One side for...

Thanks! Shimano dual use. One side for clipless, the other flat for regular sho
03-09-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,324
Posted By creonte

You'll love the bike, here's some of the changes...

You'll love the bike, here's some of the changes I made to my 2013 7.2FX

http://i.imgur.com/5Aed16D.jpg
02-28-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 39,914
Posted By creonte

I do a sprint around our reservoir here in SoCal....

I do a sprint around our reservoir here in SoCal. It's 5 miles around. Here's my average mph stats:
09/29/2012 11.1 mph10/04/2012 13mph
10/18/2012 15 mph
10/27/2012 15.3mph

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-13, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By creonte

The Crossrip Elite will be my +1 when I am ready...

The Crossrip Elite will be my +1 when I am ready for a road bike. What a great bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-13, 12:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By creonte

The wheels are stock Bontrager that came with the...

The wheels are stock Bontrager that came with the bike. The tires are Bontrager Racelite Hardcase.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-13, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By creonte

2013 trek 7.2 fx 294125

2013 trek 7.2 fx

294125
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-13, 01:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By creonte

That ride is Beautiful!

That ride is Beautiful!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-13, 02:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By creonte

I've had my 7.2fx for about 6 months now. ...

I've had my 7.2fx for about 6 months now. Whenever I ride I always run into the biker who bought too much bike for their level. The looks I get passing them with a hybrid is priceless. There's...
12-03-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By creonte

Thank you for the kind words. I'm always...

Thank you for the kind words. I'm always respectful of all riders, but when I get that peek a boo look bike when I get passed, it tends to motivate me to go faster. =o)
12-02-12, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By creonte

Clydes suck on inclines and hills, but...

It's a different story when it's flat, and downhill. I ride a hybrid TREK 7.2fx. It's a little bit modified for road use, 28m tires, clipless, flip the stem, and some gp5 ergons. Going up a...
12-01-12, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,301
Posted By creonte

I have the 1st gen of GoPro. One pointing...

I have the 1st gen of GoPro. One pointing towards the rear, and depending on how I feel, helmet or chest harness. If you get hit from behind, the forward facing camera won't really catch much.
11-28-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,648
Posted By creonte

I have a 10degree stem on my trek, I flipped it...

I have a 10degree stem on my trek, I flipped it last night and going to do a 25 miler today. Should be interesting, will report back.
11-27-12, 11:37 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 44,659
Posted By creonte

Still working on mine. ...

Still working on mine.
http://i.imgur.com/LbBVE.jpg
11-27-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,495
Posted By creonte

Sounds seriously like you should get a road bike.

Sounds seriously like you should get a road bike.
Forum: Commuting
11-27-12, 09:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,329
Posted By creonte

I have a rear facing under seat go pro, and one...

I have a rear facing under seat go pro, and one facing forward. I just got the chest strap that I'll be using when street riding. Before that, either the handle bar or helmet.
11-21-12, 01:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,658
Posted By creonte

I just got the same grips, do you use yours to...

I just got the same grips, do you use yours to get aero leaning forward?
11-18-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 443,405
Posted By creonte

A little over 25 miles today riding the bike path...

A little over 25 miles today riding the bike path near me. Something I read a few months back always stuck with me. People pay money to drive to the gym to ride an exercise bike. They don't...
11-10-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,723
Posted By creonte

I've had some friends come back from Holland last...

I've had some friends come back from Holland last month. Top thing they complained about was bikes. Getting run over, not being able to walk around etc.
11-08-12, 12:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,966
Posted By creonte

I was filming while doing interval hill sprints...

I was filming while doing interval hill sprints when my bar end came loose and gave out yesterday. I was going around 8 to 10mph when I crashed. Neither front or back went off, both cameras are...
11-08-12, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By creonte

Cool, thanks guys, gonna get the Bonty.

Cool, thanks guys, gonna get the Bonty.
11-08-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By creonte

Thanks everyone for the kind words, and the...

Thanks everyone for the kind words, and the suggestions on fitting the bar end.
11-07-12, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By creonte

Ergon Bar End loosened up while doing hill sprints

Deep road rash that' s painful right now. Sucks that it was my last run up the small hill for the day.

282428
11-06-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By creonte

Carbon Fork? Suggestions please

I'm in the market to swap out my fork for my 7.2fx for a carbon one. Looked at the Bontrager Satellite, but was wondering if anyone had suggestions on another brand/make?

Thanks!
11-05-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By creonte

I have Shimano A530 SPD. I got them for the...

I have Shimano A530 SPD. I got them for the ease of clipping in, and when I want to wear normal shoes, the ability to flip the pedals.
11-05-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 80,758
Posted By creonte

Yesterday's 20 mile ride. 282179

Yesterday's 20 mile ride.

282179
11-01-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By creonte

Done 10 miles since last post about the Bontrager...

Done 10 miles since last post about the Bontrager RL Hard case tires. I gained a little over 1 mph no my time, and today with pedals and shoes, added another 1mph. Tire is very solid feeling on...
10-31-12, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By creonte

I had 700x28 bontrager racing lite hardcase tires...

I had 700x28 bontrager racing lite hardcase tires put on yesterday. Other than riding them at the LBS and my street for short distance, can't really give you review. It was a toss up between the...
10-31-12, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,386
Views: 2,149,203
Posted By creonte

Funny enough, I just raised it a spacer right...

Funny enough, I just raised it a spacer right before the pics, good eye!



Sorry, it was wear, my bad.
10-30-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7,386
Views: 2,149,203
Posted By creonte

2013 trek 7.2fx

2013 TREK 7.2FX upgraded
Dropped 5mm Spacer
ERGON GS2 Carbon Team Series Grip and Bar End
Bontrager RL Hardcase 700ccx28
Power Grips - To be replaced thursday with Shimano PD-A530 Sport...
10-30-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 15,906
Posted By creonte

My first 20 mile, been biking about a month and...

My first 20 mile, been biking about a month and half. I can't wait to do a century.

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/149739995
10-29-12, 12:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,134
Posted By creonte

Hi Guys and Gals, first post and this thread...

Hi Guys and Gals, first post and this thread caught my eye as I finished my first 20 mile ride today. When those hills started getting to me, I kept saying to myself, "Just another five more feet".
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