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Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,271
Posted By Farby

I like riding hills and when i get a good...

I like riding hills and when i get a good schedule going of consistent days I definitely notice an increase in my ability. As a matter of fact, I just won like 11 KOM trophies on Strava in one ride.....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,522
Posted By Farby

I had a campy equipped lynskey that was supposed...

I had a campy equipped lynskey that was supposed to be my forever bike. I sold it and bought a 1969 beetle. Sold the beetle and bought an Evo. I will upgrade wheels, pedals and things like that over...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,319
Posted By Farby

I just started using it. I dont' have any...

I just started using it. I dont' have any connections. I like seeing how fast other people do the same segments I ride. It's motivation to be faster and become stronger. So i can defeat the world.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,257
Posted By Farby

Heal up soon!

Heal up soon!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,366
Posted By Farby

I'm using an Edge 25 for the past month or so. I...

I'm using an Edge 25 for the past month or so. I like it. I just started using Strava too which is cool because i like seeing how I match up in segments when compared with others.

What's weird...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,359
Posted By Farby

I have a pair of sugoi RS knickers. Wore them...

I have a pair of sugoi RS knickers. Wore them with a long sleeve jersey on my ride Saturday morning. It was 57 or so. but by the end of the ride 4 hours later it was warmer in the upper 60's low...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,197
Posted By Farby

stories like this scare me.

stories like this scare me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,621
Posted By Farby

All my rides are alone. Frankly it's the only...

All my rides are alone. Frankly it's the only alone time i get to myself. I ride with a cell and my ID and a prayer that i stay safe.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,602
Posted By Farby

oh man, two winters ago we had like 24-36 inches...

oh man, two winters ago we had like 24-36 inches of snow that stayed forever. if it wasn't a frozen brick I would have dug a grave and buried myself in it.

I work for a company that has an office...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,602
Posted By Farby

Where I live in NY, the cost of living is very...

Where I live in NY, the cost of living is very high, we don't have year round riding, it's densely populated and I'm growing tired of it.

I've been told to check out Colorado because it's a lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Farby

Legal pot is the future, like it or not. But the...

Legal pot is the future, like it or not. But the truth is that's its far better used instead of some of the pharmaceutical alternatives. And where pot is being prescribed, the amount of prescriptions...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,240
Posted By Farby

Thanks again for the recommendation on Bike...

Thanks again for the recommendation on Bike Junkie. Bought a cannondale evo ultegra bike and picked it up about a week ago. Doug was great and i was really pleased with the buying process. Now to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,240
Posted By Farby

Thanks all. I hit up brands yesterday and they...

Thanks all. I hit up brands yesterday and they didn't have what i was after. Staff was courteous but doesn't matter much if they don't have what I was looking for.

They did try to steer me to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,240
Posted By Farby

I would definitely be upgrading wheels, although...

I would definitely be upgrading wheels, although not likely right away. Admittedly I don't need ultegra, light wheels or even a light frame. My riding is sporadic and can go from 100 miles one week...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,240
Posted By Farby

Thanks for the replies. It's good to hear the...

Thanks for the replies. It's good to hear the performance is not too different between the groups.

I guess I'll have to figure out how important weight is to me. 170 grams between the two groups...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,240
Posted By Farby

Ultegra vs 105

How much of a difference is there between the current gen ultegra and 105?

In my continuing search of deciding on a new rig i've seen some really good deals on closeout 2015 Cannondale Evo's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By Farby

Ive been contemplating a group from ribble for a...

Ive been contemplating a group from ribble for a chinese build. but keep wavering back and forth between that and just buying a complete evo from a shop here. guess it's time to **** or get off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,789
Posted By Farby

how big was the bear that chewed on your frame?

how big was the bear that chewed on your frame?
06-20-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Farby

ok thanks all, looks like I will need a garmin...

ok thanks all, looks like I will need a garmin after all.
06-20-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Farby

Ok but are there other options out there besides...

Ok but are there other options out there besides the garmins which are several hundreds of dollars and have features i won't use like maps, bluetooth compatibility etc. I mean i'll pay to get the HRM...
06-20-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Farby

Computer without the bells and whistles

Looking to add a new computer to my bike and am not sure what is a decent model for what I need. i don't need all the frills that a garmin has. My basic needs are

-basics like speed, distance,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-16, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

Thanks again. I've done some fit calculators...

Thanks again.
I've done some fit calculators which confirm my thoughts on how the two bikes I have owned fit. It is suggested that I need a top tube of 55.5-55.9. The lynskey was 55.7 and felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

Thanks for the info. Curious, what frame did you...

Thanks for the info. Curious, what frame did you get and how tall are you?

I'm comparing geometry specs on bikes I've had with the workswell. My 56cm trek has always felt just a touch long with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

Thank you for the list Silver! Shuffle, ...

Thank you for the list Silver!

Shuffle,
The last bike i had assembled I paid a shop as well, if i recall it was like $175 for assembly and a fitting session. it's easy enough to pay it again, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

I think i am starting to lean this way. My only...

I think i am starting to lean this way. My only hesitation is the building it up part, what tools/extras are needed(loctite, adapters, glue etc)? I want to do it, i just don't want to go in blind as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-16, 08:19 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

The reason being I used to have a lynskey and...

The reason being I used to have a lynskey and want to try carbon this time around.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

RMS, I'm getting more and more interested in...

RMS,
I'm getting more and more interested in this. Can you tell me what tools you needed to do the install? and extras like adapters? I know I'd need a torque wrench which i have(crummy harbor...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

thats a good deal but No titanium. Carbon frame...

thats a good deal but No titanium. Carbon frame only.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

Thanks for the replies thus far. the sub 2k build...

Thanks for the replies thus far. the sub 2k build looks really interesting. As for the lynskey. I had one, i loved it. But this time i'm going carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Farby

Back on the road, interested in a cheap/light build. don't know where to start

So like the title says I'm getting my ass back out on the bike after several years away from any type of riding. I spent the winter pedaling an exercise bike and have been getting out now that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Farby

Granny gears, numb toes and spin bikes.

Hey all its been a long time,

I'm tryin to get back what I've lost. I used to ride regularly, nothing crazy usually 80-100 miles per week when I was in full swing. Things happened and I stopped...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,637,460
Posted By Farby

at least the seat and the frame appear to match.

at least the seat and the frame appear to match.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 19,111
Posted By Farby

i'm gonna need a pic of this girl if I am going...

i'm gonna need a pic of this girl if I am going to provide good advice. Pic of the sister too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,554
Posted By Farby

12 miles at 8% wasn't hard. I call bs. I wud need...

12 miles at 8% wasn't hard. I call bs. I wud need a hotel layover. But then again I really suck at climbing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 408,249
Posted By Farby

Amazing pic

Amazing pic
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,242
Posted By Farby

No

No
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,973
Posted By Farby

Sometimes I end up off the bike for weeks at a...

Sometimes I end up off the bike for weeks at a time due to work, family etc. I miss it and it makes it that much sweeter when I get to go out. Im a poser though so its ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,567
Posted By Farby

Exactly what happened to me. I was fine for a...

Exactly what happened to me. I was fine for a little bit but then my legs just felt like like lead weights. I know I could have done better had I ate right, slept well the night before and had some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,567
Posted By Farby

First true climb kicked my butt.

So last weekend I visited New Paltz, NY and had a try at the climb up to Mohonk Mountain. It's approx 4.4 miles most of which i believe is 8% or more. I don't have a fancypants computer that will...
07-25-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,669
Posted By Farby

Wrong.

Wrong.
07-25-12, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,166
Posted By Farby

This 100%

This 100%
07-19-12, 06:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,449
Posted By Farby

He's really trying to keep the dots. I would love...

He's really trying to keep the dots. I would love to see him win the KOM. He deserves it.
07-19-12, 06:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,449
Posted By Farby

If the break doesn't stay away and nibali makes a...

If the break doesn't stay away and nibali makes a move, froome and wiggo will stay with and froome will either pull away at the very end or they will gift nibali the stage. I really want to see anker...
07-16-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,790
Posted By Farby

In b4 contadorattackedschleckwhenchaindropped.

In b4 contadorattackedschleckwhenchaindropped.
07-09-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,810
Posted By Farby

Wiggo seems to have the attitude of a winner.

Wiggo seems to have the attitude of a winner.
07-09-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,001
Posted By Farby

FC will win. Wiggo and Evans will remain close as...

FC will win. Wiggo and Evans will remain close as I think Evans is gonna pull out a good TT. He's got this hidden old man power that I think people are underestimating.
07-06-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,964
Posted By Farby

I don't think the team really has faith in him....

I don't think the team really has faith in him. He crashes a lot and can't seem to get bike lengths on the other top sprinters. Plus he acted like a big baby yesterday.
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