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Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,751
Posted By jeffremer

IIRC the change applies to 2011 models and onward.

IIRC the change applies to 2011 models and onward.
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Views: 410,765
Posted By jeffremer

Just got my '09 FTP. Pretty much stock, just...

Just got my '09 FTP. Pretty much stock, just saddle and grip swap so far. After Wed night racing I'm thinking a +1cm stem might be in order, but otherwise this bike handles great. Very responsive....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By jeffremer

Correct me if I am wrong, but I think the reason...

Correct me if I am wrong, but I think the reason Shimano says 7900 chains aren't backward compatible is because they are asymmetric. The inner and outer plates don't mirror each other. I'm not sure...
08-13-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,833
Posted By jeffremer

Update, our team has been wearing the Pactimo...

Update, our team has been wearing the Pactimo stuff for about 5 months with mixed reviews. Personally I'm a fan and have had no issues whatsoever with my kit. However, we've seen the following...
06-10-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By jeffremer

Amazingly my face, head/helmet, bike, and bag...

Amazingly my face, head/helmet, bike, and bag with a laptop and digital camera were all mostly unscathed. Though, aside from torn bartape, I did leave a majority of my left hand knuckles on the...
06-09-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By jeffremer

I got hit by a car, I was paying attention, the...

I got hit by a car, I was paying attention, the driver wasn't. Either way my Deep Vs are still true. They are also really heavy. But I think they were that way before I got by the car.
05-28-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By jeffremer

I'd try the long distance forum. From my...

I'd try the long distance forum. From my understanding randonneuring is about as close as you are going to get. The brevets around here seem to be timed and placed AFAIK...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By jeffremer

Worth noting that the stock saddle on the entry...

Worth noting that the stock saddle on the entry level Treks and LeMonds is a well known ass hatchet. There are numerous threads detailing this. When I had my LeMond I ditched my Bontrager saddle...
05-27-08, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By jeffremer

Since the winds shifted it ended up being totally...

Since the winds shifted it ended up being totally clear in San Jose and Morgan Hill on Sunday and Monday. We got pretty lucky, and I guess since they were starting to get a handle on the fire so did...
05-23-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,290
Posted By jeffremer

:p Yeah, all in fun. I'm actually very lucky,...

:p Yeah, all in fun. I'm actually very lucky, Cal Grant has got me pretty much covered for my whole college education (tuition fees). I've got one year left at Cal and I've never had to pay for...
05-23-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By jeffremer

While I feel pretty bad for all the wildlife and...

While I feel pretty bad for all the wildlife and the evacuated families I'm also getting a bit anxious about racing San Jose->Livermore Sunday and racing in Morgan Hill on Monday if there's that much...
05-23-08, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,290
Posted By jeffremer

That's the reason we're starving. :thumb:

That's the reason we're starving. :thumb:
05-23-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By jeffremer

Nice work! Not our smoothest weekend for sure,...

Nice work! Not our smoothest weekend for sure, but acceptable results, Ben 5th in the crit, DP 10th in the CR (sprinted too early, swallowed up). The crit winds were brutal, still fun, and I had a...
05-22-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By jeffremer

In for E4s, along with two team mates (Roaring...

In for E4s, along with two team mates (Roaring Mouse Cycles).

Never done this one, but I like technical courses - however, the wind ate me alive at the Ronde crit (the CR was a piece of cake...
05-22-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,290
Posted By jeffremer

EBC Crit a couple weeks ago, spent a few laps...

EBC Crit a couple weeks ago, spent a few laps here and there on the front, attacking after primes, etc, trying to keep it stretched out and put a little bit of hurt on the early sprinters. Not sure...
05-22-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,290
Posted By jeffremer

The burly little Roaring Mouse about 10 back is...

The burly little Roaring Mouse about 10 back is Nole, a teammate who won the crit and took 2nd in the RR that weekend. Modesto is about as close to hometown as it gets for him so he really wanted to...
04-28-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,290
Posted By jeffremer

Nearing the end of a lap dragging the pack around...

Nearing the end of a lap dragging the pack around after attacking after the second prime at the Wente crit yesterday. Did the same thing on the bell lap to catch a last lap breakaway and help send a...
04-24-08, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By jeffremer

Not sure if this is the best way to increase max...

Not sure if this is the best way to increase max power, but it seems to help - been doing this on Wednesday nights with teammates...

Tempo warm-up starting off pretty slow (~30 minutes at the...
04-08-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By jeffremer

Crit and RR, E4. Coming back with a vengeance. ...

Crit and RR, E4. Coming back with a vengeance. Damn chest cold has got me on the ropes so Madera is out of the question.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-08, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By jeffremer

Start here...

Start here (http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=268941). I personally would not recommend racing on anything less equipped with less than Shimano 105 but there are people who do and they get away...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By jeffremer

Shimano. Edit: beat to the punch. :p

Shimano.

Edit: beat to the punch. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,967
Posted By jeffremer

Beautiful. Really. The parts choice was rather...

Beautiful. Really. The parts choice was rather eclectic but it turned out rather well (even the cannibalized Record brake levers). If it was mine I'd be stoked -the only poor part choice in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By jeffremer

Seat angle is a very personal thing, but guys...

Seat angle is a very personal thing, but guys tend to have the seat angled very slightly back. With how our sit bones contact the seat this puts the majority of the pressure on your butt and takes...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By jeffremer

Could be any number of things. I'd put it down...

Could be any number of things. I'd put it down to either too long TT or saddle angle both of which require you to put extra pressure on your hands. You should be able to ride comfortably with very...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By jeffremer

What are you riding now?

What are you riding now?
03-18-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By jeffremer

Probably, I remember a few red/black kits :p. ...

Probably, I remember a few red/black kits :p. I'm on Roaring Mouse Cycles, (Yellow/Black), I was on a black Beyond Fab Think w/ Record. I was the smallest of the RMC crew. One of our guys got 8th....
03-18-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By jeffremer

Saturday, Land Park one of them? Didn't race...

Saturday, Land Park one of them? Didn't race Saturday, but a teammate got 3rd in the 4s.

Sunday, Zamora, right? That wind was a *****. Which category? Mostly done crits 'til now, this was my...
03-14-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By jeffremer

Matt was my friend and teammate. I can speak a...

Matt was my friend and teammate. I can speak a little bit to the attitude of the rest of my team concerning the deputy. We are all sad. Many of us have experienced anger. None of us have lashed...
03-14-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By jeffremer

I paid $300, including wheel building charge,...

I paid $300, including wheel building charge, Phil Wood cog, lock ring (some discounts apply). Bens Cycle has that pinned at $302, but no cog or lock ring (or shipping). Pre-built you could get...
Forum: Foo
03-14-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 831
Posted By jeffremer

Started as an illustration major at CCA, dropped...

Started as an illustration major at CCA, dropped out, took a year off, did computer science part time at CCSF, transferred to UC Berkeley. A little over a year left for the BA in cognitive science.
03-13-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,674
Posted By jeffremer

Put this through your rear triangle and around...

Put this through your rear triangle and around the rear rim to a rack:

http://www.kryptonitelock.com/images/products/997931.jpg



Replace your front axle with a hollow axle and your seatpost...
03-13-08, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,315
Posted By jeffremer

I've owned the following: Shimano Sora, Tiagra,...

I've owned the following: Shimano Sora, Tiagra, 105, and Campagnolo Record. I've test ridden these to varying degrees: SRAM Force, Red, Campagnolo Veloce, Shimano Ultegra and DA.

Shimano

A...
03-13-08, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By jeffremer

Sorry, no hard evidence from me either, just more...

Sorry, no hard evidence from me either, just more anecdotes...

I don't get in enough time on the bike just doing specific or hard training as I'd like so I take my recovery time to work on other...
03-12-08, 04:09 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,687
Posted By jeffremer

A Paypal donation link is now available on our...

A Paypal donation link is now available on our team site (http://teamroaringmouse.com) as well as Matt's memorial site (http://rememberingmatt.blogspot.com). All donations will go towards cycling...
03-10-08, 08:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,687
Posted By jeffremer

Thanks for posting the blog link Mateo. I'm...

Thanks for posting the blog link Mateo. I'm still in shock. I'm not sure if visiting the crash site today helped. Matt was a good friend and a fantastic team mate. I miss him already.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,443
Posted By jeffremer

No race option so I picked Speedwork. Menlo Park...

No race option so I picked Speedwork. Menlo Park GP, should be nice out. Endurance on Sunday.
03-07-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,124
Posted By jeffremer

No one has mentioned Hellyer yet, so I'm not sure...

No one has mentioned Hellyer yet, so I'm not sure if that is a given or not. Track season starts soon :D
03-07-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,124
Posted By jeffremer

Many San Francisco residents commute up and down...

Many San Francisco residents commute up and down the Peninsula with a bike/Caltrain combo - I wouldn't recommend it but it can be done.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,926
Posted By jeffremer

I don't ride MTB either.

I don't ride MTB either.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By jeffremer

O.Symetric rings... ...

O.Symetric rings...

http://www.cyclingnews.com/tech.php?id=tech/2006/features/non-round
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By jeffremer

http://www.cyclecide.com/beer/uploads/2006/04/GG-w...

http://www.cyclecide.com/beer/uploads/2006/04/GG-with-mural.jpg
03-06-08, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By jeffremer

At Merco last weekend one of the Merced Explorers...

At Merco last weekend one of the Merced Explorers marshalling the course let some dude amble across the street seconds ahead of the Horner, Holloway, etc, breakaway.

Edit: I may do the Cal crit. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By jeffremer

Red cleat is 9 degrees of float, both ways. I...

Red cleat is 9 degrees of float, both ways. I don't think this is a question of float so much as cleat alignment, right? Cleats don't have to go on perfectly straight if you legs are really twisted...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By jeffremer

Did you sit on the ass-o-meter?

Did you sit on the ass-o-meter?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By jeffremer

Might just not be for you. Some teammates love...

Might just not be for you. Some teammates love it, as do many BFers, but I've heard others describe the exact same problem you have, it's too flexy or makes you slide forward. Never tried it...
03-06-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,831
Posted By jeffremer

If you are using a warm-up balm (Atomic Balm, Leg...

If you are using a warm-up balm (Atomic Balm, Leg Salsa, etc) and not just vaseline I'd keep it away from the sensitive areas :p Legs only, don't rub your eyes or touch your face. If you gotta take...
03-06-08, 01:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,831
Posted By jeffremer

Eh, 45F isn't that bad, even in the rain, wet...

Eh, 45F isn't that bad, even in the rain, wet clothes end up being more like a wetsuit and have something of a warming effect. Just watch out for the extremities, move your hand position more to...
03-06-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,831
Posted By jeffremer

Good way to test traction: after your warm up,...

Good way to test traction: after your warm up, get in a big gear and jump from a trackstand or a slow roll (don't fall). You'll get an idea of how hard you can accelerate and still maintain...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By jeffremer

As mentioned, you lack of pack skills is likely...

As mentioned, you lack of pack skills is likely to be your most limiting factor, some things to think about:

* Warm-up: 40 minute crit, 40 minute warm-up or as long as it takes to work up a sweat...
03-05-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,439
Posted By jeffremer

Nice! Top ten in your first Cat 4 race is...

Nice! Top ten in your first Cat 4 race is fantastic. I got my 4 license in January and have yet to post nearly as spectacular results, mid-pack fodder so far except for some top ten contention in...
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