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Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By rushbikes

Weird, I had the same thing! Sounded like it was...

Weird, I had the same thing! Sounded like it was coming from the bottom bracket, except the noise started after a week off the rack. And the cabling rattled. And the frame creeked. Sheesh, the more I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-15, 01:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,429
Posted By rushbikes

Because they sponsor pro racing, make attractive...

Because they sponsor pro racing, make attractive bikes and they're not 'insert big brand here'. Nothing more.

My story with Felt begins a few years ago with a Time Trial bike - the dead sexy B16,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By rushbikes

It isn't perfect, but the Halo headband does a...

It isn't perfect, but the Halo headband does a pretty good job. If you use sunscreen or a moisturizer w sunscreen around your eyes or forehead, that can end up stinging your eyes like a mother when...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By rushbikes

Wrt bolt length, what is standard measurement...

Wrt bolt length, what is standard measurement practice? Thread length, bolt length incl cap, or entire body beneath the cap incl thread and dead space.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By rushbikes

It's from an old seatpost. Part of the rail clamp.

It's from an old seatpost. Part of the rail clamp.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By rushbikes

Help me ID a couple bolts...

Ok, here's my short bus question of the season:

When referring to metric hex/allen key bolts (i.e. pretty much every bolt on a bike), what is the typical sizing convention? For example, in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By rushbikes

Exactly what I'm looking for BUT I emailed the...

Exactly what I'm looking for BUT I emailed the guy at that site a week ago and he never got back to me. Not even sure if the site is functional. Other options?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By rushbikes

Metric Security Bolts

Anyone know where I can pick up some security/tamperproof bolts (torx or otherwise) that fit seatpost, seatpost rail clamp, etc? Looking for a place I can order them individually and not in bulk....
Forum: Commuting
05-15-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,959
Posted By rushbikes

Anyone know where I can find security torx bolts...

Anyone know where I can find security torx bolts online, preferably somewhere I don't need to place a bulk order? I emailed bicyclebolts but they haven't responded.
Forum: For Sale
10-29-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,364
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 336,547
Posted By rushbikes

HAVE: Specilaized Toupe Expert 143 Selle...

HAVE:

Specilaized Toupe Expert 143
Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio
ISM Adamo Racing
Fizik Arione

WANT:

Specialized Romin 155
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-12, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,303
Posted By rushbikes

If you want the best at the top end of that price...

If you want the best at the top end of that price spectrum, go Enve or Mad Fiber. But before pouring that kind of money into a wheelset, I'd spend some more time gaining experience racing. With more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-12, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,743
Posted By rushbikes

Seriously though, has anyone tried wool boxers?

Seriously though, has anyone tried wool boxers?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,743
Posted By rushbikes

I'm surprised no one has suggested a mismatched...

I'm surprised no one has suggested a mismatched sock yet. I end up throwing them out but maybe they hold value...

Really I just don't want to be stuck in a Costanza situation. "I was in the pool!"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-12, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,743
Posted By rushbikes

Keeping your junk warm...

As cooler temperatures follow in Fall's wake, I'm reminded of a nagging problem I had at the end of last season: what to do about your cold pork and beans.

I own all sorts of great layers: arm...
07-31-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By rushbikes

Been riding a lot of road lately and Conti...

Been riding a lot of road lately and Conti (GP4000) is the tire of choice among many roadies. They use the Black Chili compound on the road tires as well.

Unfortunately, they don't use the BC...
07-25-12, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By rushbikes

Best 26" XC Tubeless Tires

What's the general consensus for best 26" tubeless tires for riding hardpack?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By rushbikes

Maybe this is a silly question but how do you...

Maybe this is a silly question but how do you reach the water bottle?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,849
Posted By rushbikes

Funny you should mention... the Toga near me went...

Funny you should mention... the Toga near me went out of business after about a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,849
Posted By rushbikes

I only let 2 shops in the city touch my bike:...

I only let 2 shops in the city touch my bike: Sid's east side location (ask for Brian) and NYC Velo although Dave was my guy there and he left last year so I can't really speak to their shop now, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By rushbikes

What's the left mount for?

What's the left mount for?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 10:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,849
Posted By rushbikes

Interesting. I'm surprised the brakes even...

Interesting. I'm surprised the brakes even release from the rim. How are the rear brakes?

Try unhooking the cable housing from the brake itself and straightening out the cable so it doesn't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,849
Posted By rushbikes

Rigid yes, but haven't heard of them inhibiting...

Rigid yes, but haven't heard of them inhibiting braking performance. May want to try posting in the Mechanics forum as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,509
Posted By rushbikes

Self control. Sprinting off the front during...

Self control. Sprinting off the front during group rides.

And forgetting to stretch after.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 11:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,194
Posted By rushbikes

Sidebar: Did you get a chance to ride a C59? How...

Sidebar: Did you get a chance to ride a C59? How does it compare? Already thinking about my next bike and Tarmac vs C59 are largely the two contenders in my mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,115
Posted By rushbikes

Thanks for the head's up. Actually, RP is...

Thanks for the head's up. Actually, RP is exchanging the lenses for free as they're still brand new. Excellent customer service, btw.

Turns out the problem is in the multilaser coating that gives...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,115
Posted By rushbikes

Which frame do you have?

Which frame do you have?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,194
Posted By rushbikes

Can't fault you for that. That's airtight logic....

Can't fault you for that. That's airtight logic. You're just bumming me out that I only have one S-Works.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 01:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,194
Posted By rushbikes

Why do you have 4 S-Works bikes?

Why do you have 4 S-Works bikes?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-12, 12:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,115
Posted By rushbikes

RP Photochromic owners... I just picked up a...

RP Photochromic owners...

I just picked up a pair of RP Noyz with Impactx Photochromic Clear lenses and the first thing I noticed after putting them on was how much glare there was, especially...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,445
Posted By rushbikes

Thank god someone just opened up a new thread...

Thank god someone just opened up a new thread looking for wheel recommendations for under $600. This has never been discussed before. Honestly. It hasn't. I swear. Really.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,194
Posted By rushbikes

Why?!?! And please don't answer why not...

Why?!?! And please don't answer why not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 11:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,892
Posted By rushbikes

Any idea whose disc brakes are on the Roubaix? Or...

Any idea whose disc brakes are on the Roubaix? Or is it an in-house design?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-12, 11:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,194
Posted By rushbikes

The things I would do to that bike if left alone...

The things I would do to that bike if left alone in a room...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-12, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By rushbikes

Here's your answer: http://www.racerstape.com/ ...

Here's your answer: http://www.racerstape.com/

I use it on my Tarmac anywhere there's something rubbing against the frame and it's fantastic.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By rushbikes

People are going to tell you electrolytes &...

People are going to tell you electrolytes & stretching are the solutions, but the truth is, there's no definitive body of evidence behind the actual cause of cramps, and it seems like people suffer...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By rushbikes

Prologo Riders

Which of their saddles are most like the Specialized Toupe?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,504
Posted By rushbikes

Texting while driving? It's like she was...

Texting while driving? It's like she was oblivious to the red light. Kinda neat that they sent you the pics.

In any event, I'd say you made it out of there pretty light. Speedy recovery!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,717
Posted By rushbikes

+1. Lateral hop right over a small median in the...

+1. Lateral hop right over a small median in the middle of a turn. Pretty awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-12, 10:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,717
Posted By rushbikes

Want to improve your technical abilities? Become...

Want to improve your technical abilities? Become a mtn biker. I advise most of the riders I coach to give it a go if they have access to trails and a mtn bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,916
Posted By rushbikes

Ooh, one more I almost forgot... Years ago I...

Ooh, one more I almost forgot...

Years ago I was riding my mtn bike alone through the country side of Germany outside Darmstadt. Apparently I zigged when I should have zagged and ended up on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-12, 10:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,916
Posted By rushbikes

Weather report said 30% chance of precipitation...

Weather report said 30% chance of precipitation so I decided to take my chances as we all do at times with the weather. Three hours later, I'm desperately seeking shelter from a flash flood, 60mph...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By rushbikes

Bibs kind of remind me of those old school...

Bibs kind of remind me of those old school bathing suits anyway.

http://mimikirchner.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/418tattooman4c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,340
Posted By rushbikes

Race car driving?

Race car driving?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,135
Posted By rushbikes

See this:...

See this: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/827839-Trying-to-buy-a-couple-MPH-Can-we-do-it-with-current-bike
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 10:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,600
Posted By rushbikes

Ya know, PCAD, part of me wishes this was your...

Ya know, PCAD, part of me wishes this was your 50k post. Great story.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 10:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By rushbikes

Believe it or not, money doesn't always need to...

Believe it or not, money doesn't always need to be spent...

There will come a time in the not so distant future, couple years (maybe), that you will want a new bike that I can promise you won't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,900
Posted By rushbikes

A word of caution to those considering the Smith...

A word of caution to those considering the Smith Pivlock v2 Max...

I just ordered a pair and they didn't fit with my helmet (Giro Atmos). The point where the temple meets the lens jams against the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,225
Posted By rushbikes

I'm guessing a lot of this is being cited from...

I'm guessing a lot of this is being cited from Joe Friel's Training Bible. He does preach that weight lifting should only be done during the early season, and then all workouts should be on the bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,765
Posted By rushbikes

I don't believe there are any climbs on the NYC...

I don't believe there are any climbs on the NYC Ironman course with the exception of a short uphill from the basin. The tri course then follows the Palisades Pkwy all the way past the Tappan Zee...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,765
Posted By rushbikes

I'm hardly judging them for spending $8k on a...

I'm hardly judging them for spending $8k on a bike - I ride a S-Works. So why are you judging me for taking some small pleasure in passing other riders with nicer equipment?
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