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03-17-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 142,857
Posted By sherpakid

Yes indeed. That was my first time racing at...

Yes indeed. That was my first time racing at Bethel today and I have to say that it's a ton of fun and well organized. Lots of NYC teams came out. Well done Aki (great to meet you by the way!).

I...
10-12-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 35,704
Posted By sherpakid

sorry, duplicate post. *delete*

sorry, duplicate post. *delete*
10-12-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 35,704
Posted By sherpakid

I can't. I own a coffee company. I'm forever...

I can't. I own a coffee company. I'm forever drinking it. I have coffee beans coming out of my ears at home.
08-30-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 35,704
Posted By sherpakid

https://vimeo.com/2222293 - this will get you...

https://vimeo.com/2222293 - this will get you back on track.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By sherpakid

I've forced myself to take a pic with my camera...

I've forced myself to take a pic with my camera when I'm on my way to and from training. Too often when I'm on the bike, I feel as though everything has to be a training opportunity. It's nice to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,969
Posted By sherpakid

If you have a smaller face, the split jackets are...

If you have a smaller face, the split jackets are a nice alternative to the jawbones - http://www.oakley.com/products/6483/23930
03-26-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,147
Posted By sherpakid

If you look at the competitors, not exactly...

If you look at the competitors, not exactly "street hipsters". Pros, Cat 1's, Cat 2's....
03-21-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 710,082
Posted By sherpakid

A Markus Bohler ChipIn acct. has been set up on...

A Markus Bohler ChipIn acct. has been set up on NY Velocity - http://nyvelocity.com/content/race-results/2012/hangover-march-19-2012. Click on the ChipIn banner at the top.
03-05-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 710,082
Posted By sherpakid

No way to tell really as I didn't count, but it...

No way to tell really as I didn't count, but it was MASSIVE for a CP race. AVD announced as we were lining up that there were 150 riders in the field, so to race smart, etc.... He sent out an...
03-05-12, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 710,082
Posted By sherpakid

I was in that 3/4 race in CP on Sunday. I was off...

I was in that 3/4 race in CP on Sunday. I was off the back due to a crash about 2 miles in. Had to stop on Harlem Hill and group in front got away. Field was huge and felt sketchy. 5 crashes total on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By sherpakid

With the Defy, you could not switch gears and...

With the Defy, you could not switch gears and pretend it's a fixie and then when you need gears, you have them. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,252
Posted By sherpakid

As I've stated in another thread - I train/race...

As I've stated in another thread - I train/race on these wheels (I'm a Cat4). They've survived two intense crashes - both times my rear wheel popped out and was about 15ft. away from the bike. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By sherpakid

I have a pair of Mavic Aksium's that I race AND...

I have a pair of Mavic Aksium's that I race AND train on. They have survived two crashes and are still going strong. One crash totaled my frame - both crashes pulled the rear wheel out somehow and I...
01-20-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,835
Posted By sherpakid

CRCA/Dave Jordan-Leopard Cycles / NY, NY

CRCA/Dave Jordan-Leopard Cycles / NY, NY
01-10-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,278
Posted By sherpakid

Only way to really tell is to ride it and get the...

Only way to really tell is to ride it and get the experience. That way when you are a Cat3, you can speak from experience. If you really want to know, go to a standard and give yourself some time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,208
Posted By sherpakid

Better buy to be had here -...

Better buy to be had here - http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za/CCY?PAGE=SPECIALS. Check out the BMC Street Racer - they have a 60 cm.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,819
Posted By sherpakid

Very cool looking bike. Seeing someone on the...

Very cool looking bike. Seeing someone on the podium for winning an entire series is proof enough to me that the rebadged bikes from the east are just fine - the focus should be more on the engine....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,244
Posted By sherpakid

$1499 at competitive cyclist -...

$1499 at competitive cyclist - http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za/CCY?PAGE=SPECIALS
12-28-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,911
Posted By sherpakid

OP - definitely hit up the Spring Series in CP...

OP - definitely hit up the Spring Series in CP and PP and get in as many as you can. May even be worth it to join CRCA to get in some club races in addition to CP and PP and take advantage of some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By sherpakid

I just purchased 20 carbon water bottle cages and...

I just purchased 20 carbon water bottle cages and 2 carbon saddles with this exact question. Bob is right. Ebay is a hard place to sell them as the same factories you buy from sell on ebay. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,625
Posted By sherpakid

Find a team you like. There are a different...

Find a team you like. There are a different benefits depending on the team you join. For our team, we get product discounts on frames, wheels and other parts. We also get some coaching which really...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,329
Posted By sherpakid

If you like your bike, keep riding it and ride it...

If you like your bike, keep riding it and ride it some more. No need to go to carbon for the sake of going to carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By sherpakid

This is a pretty nice spreadsheet that you can...

This is a pretty nice spreadsheet that you can use to enter two setups to compare some ratios. It obviously won't tell you how fit you are to turn the gears, but it gives a nice overview of cog to...
12-09-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,801
Posted By sherpakid

+2 Upgrade to Cat 3 and have fun doing it.

+2

Upgrade to Cat 3 and have fun doing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,987
Posted By sherpakid

There are two possibilities for the duct tape: ...

There are two possibilities for the duct tape:
1. This guy is a natural MacGyver type. Under the duct tape is some flint and some string that he can use in a pinch to fix stuff should the need...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,540
Posted By sherpakid

After bending the dropouts on everything I rode,...

After bending the dropouts on everything I rode, I ponied up and built up an S&M Warpig in 1998. Must have been close to 40 lbs. So many crashes/slams and you could pick her up and ride away with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,540
Posted By sherpakid

Well, don't tell him that when I was riding, the...

Well, don't tell him that when I was riding, the heavier the bike the better. There was even an S&M model called Heavy As F*** (http://bmxmuseum.com/bikes/sandm/15566).

It will always be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,540
Posted By sherpakid

Ask you son what style of BMX riding he's doing....

Ask you son what style of BMX riding he's doing. If he's riding street or dirt jumping, brakes aren't that necessary. In terms of why he would sell his Haro - could be a few things. Just getting into...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By sherpakid

Except for some quality carbon.:) Have fun with...

Except for some quality carbon.:) Have fun with your new ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,761
Posted By sherpakid

This one is $199 more than you wanted to spend,...

This one is $199 more than you wanted to spend, but... http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za/CCY?PAGE=PRODUCT&OPTION=LOAD_PRODUCT_BY_ID&PRODUCT.ID=8369

Then there's this one.......
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By sherpakid

+1 This article provides a good overview...

+1 This article provides a good overview (http://roadbikeaction.com/New-Releases/content/71/4808/Tech-Report-The-Real-Story-Behind-Carbon-Clinchers.html) about some of the issues with carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By sherpakid

The Scott S30 is an aluminum frame...

The Scott S30 is an aluminum frame (http://www.scott-sports.com/us_en/product/10052/55735/218118). From the wheels you listed, I'd take the Mavic Aksium.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-11, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,223
Posted By sherpakid

When I was looking recently, I called Competitive...

When I was looking recently, I called Competitive Cyclist to inquire about the M1 and Izoard. The rep on the phone recommended the Izoard over the M1. His reasoning was that it was stiff and the M1...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,533
Posted By sherpakid

Make sure you ride a wheelie when you cross the...

Make sure you ride a wheelie when you cross the finish line.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,039
Posted By sherpakid

That looks more like a controlled skid vs....

That looks more like a controlled skid vs. drifting. When drifting the tires lose their traction, but are still turning which makes it much more difficult to do on a bicycle as opposed to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,257
Posted By sherpakid

It would be a steel bike. I love the performance...

It would be a steel bike. I love the performance of my new Scott Addict R1 and I love the way it looks - absolutely love it, but I grew up riding/racing steel. Something about steel is timeless and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 865
Posted By sherpakid

+1 Taking 9W to Nyack is a great ride. Some...

+1

Taking 9W to Nyack is a great ride. Some nice rolling hills. You should include River Road in your route. Basically, instead of turning right after crossing the GW Bridge, go left, down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,015
Posted By sherpakid

Oakley Split Jackets - never ride without them....

Oakley Split Jackets - never ride without them. Keeps the wind, dust, blowing crap out of my eyes. Doesn't matter if it's dark or sunny, I just switch the lens and go.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 08:39 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,417
Posted By sherpakid

Ha, I think about it everyday. I too moved to NYC...

Ha, I think about it everyday. I too moved to NYC from Wisconsin (Madison).

When winter hits, I grab my backpack, snowshoes and head to the Adirondaks for some great backpacking and it convinces...
10-28-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 25,496
Posted By sherpakid

Getting some extra carbs from ...

Getting some extra carbs from
http://www.snorremans.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Sixpoint-Righteous-Ale-beer.png
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,918
Posted By sherpakid

Don't do what my Dad did. He "surprised" me with...

Don't do what my Dad did. He "surprised" me with a bike when I was younger and not knowing much about bikes...well, let's just say I was very appreciative of the thought, but a bit disappointed. I...
10-27-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,239
Posted By sherpakid

We just picked up this guy on our squad. ...

We just picked up this guy on our squad.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqBw7XapJKk
10-27-11, 01:53 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 35,704
Posted By sherpakid

This little guy works great for espresso...

This little guy works great for espresso http://mypressi.com/ when coupled with a good grinder...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,773
Posted By sherpakid

Always carry my phone. Ziplock bag and middle...

Always carry my phone. Ziplock bag and middle pocket of my jersey. It's survived two crashes. One that sent me flipping over a couple of riders that went down in front of me and another crash that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,951
Posted By sherpakid

Ordering a pair of rollers now. I hope they...

Ordering a pair of rollers now. I hope they aren't too loud for the neighbors downstairs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,951
Posted By sherpakid

What brand/model? Every pair I've seen is...

What brand/model? Every pair I've seen is $300plus...unless you are talking about used.
10-21-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,918
Posted By sherpakid

A mixed 4/5 race that came down to a final...

A mixed 4/5 race that came down to a final sprint. Field is blowing through the finish line, but one guy crosses and immediately jams on his brakes after crossing the line instead of rolling through....
10-14-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,488
Posted By sherpakid

First year of racing road after taking 13 years...

First year of racing road after taking 13 years off of racing mountain bikes. Was a great learning experience.
Started out as a 5 unattached. Got on a team and upgraded to 4. Went from getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-11, 02:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,775
Posted By sherpakid

Drops - most stable riding position on the bike....

Drops - most stable riding position on the bike. Good for getting aero, cutting through the wind, descending and sprinting. If I'm in a tight pack, and it feels sketchy, i'll get into the drops as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,066
Posted By sherpakid

All materials are fun to ride! If you have a...

All materials are fun to ride! If you have a steel bike in your collection and have nostalgia for it, it just shows that you've been riding for quite some time and have some street cred. Years ago,...
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