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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,235
Posted By Rob944

My purpose with this thread was: 1) to find out...

My purpose with this thread was: 1) to find out if anyone had any info on this site and 2) to create a searchable source for the next person who comes across the site and goes looking for information...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,235
Posted By Rob944

No. The pricing is attractive but the likelihood...

No. The pricing is attractive but the likelihood that they are legit is probably 2% or less. While your credit card company would probably back you if they stiff you, just not worth the risk and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,235
Posted By Rob944

road-bike-sale.com Anyone use them?

They purport to have relationships with distributors in various Countries to buy unsold stock to resell. The prices are very attractive. The website has good descriptions and photos but it is filled...
12-10-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 70,333
Posted By Rob944

Long time roadie here looking to get a hardtail...

Long time roadie here looking to get a hardtail 29er. I know I want a Shimano equipped bike as I prefer it to the Sram systems. Looking for opinions on 4 that I like. I no particular order:

1....
11-09-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 405,853
Posted By Rob944

Have: Kontact Saddle. Used 1 season, good shape....

Have: Kontact Saddle. Used 1 season, good shape.

Want: Selle Italia Turbomatic or tell me what you have to trade.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,884
Posted By Rob944

That's what you hire an attorney for. Without...

That's what you hire an attorney for. Without expert help, if you get anything at all, the insurance co. is going to low ball you and you probably won't get nearly what you could get with counsel
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,345
Posted By Rob944

You are correct. I just added those tires to my...

You are correct. I just added those tires to my Moto LeChampion Ti and it made a noticeable difference in comfort on the terrible roads around here. I also agree on the stiffness. I am 195 and I...
04-28-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 405,853
Posted By Rob944

247216Have: Brooks B17N used but very good...

247216Have:
Brooks B17N used but very good condition with original box and proof hide.
Ritchey Pro Bio Max bars, rode 2x.
Ritchey WCS 4 Axis Stem 110cm 6/84 deg.
Ritchey Pro Saddle, new, never...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,972
Posted By Rob944

Op, I was were you are. I rode the RS and it...

Op, I was were you are. I rode the RS and it just did not work for me. I always wanted a Ti bike and I am very happy with the Moto. I did spend considerable time with various fit calculators...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-11, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,581
Posted By Rob944

Best, South Africa: Capetown to Hout Bay and back...

Best, South Africa: Capetown to Hout Bay and back along the Atlantic coast 6 days after kidney stone surgery. Simply stunning and the best "recovery" ride ever:)

Worst: probably just getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,761
Posted By Rob944

OP, I purchased that bike this summer. I had...

OP, I purchased that bike this summer. I had questions about the sizing and BD was pretty good about answering my questions. I am not well versed in bike maintenance but I was able to put the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,441
Posted By Rob944

You can measure your sit bones in a number of...

You can measure your sit bones in a number of different ways: 1.if you have thick carpeting on your steps sit on one then measure middle to middle of the divots you leave
2. sit on a step with tin...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,209
Posted By Rob944

LBS "Patriot Ride" this morning. 31 or so at...

LBS "Patriot Ride" this morning. 31 or so at about 16.5.

Never forget!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By Rob944

Subscribed as I have the same problem. So far...

Subscribed as I have the same problem. So far have been through: original specialized saddle (too soft), Specialized Avatar 155 (sit bone pain, chaffing) , Brooks B17N (same) , Bontrager RL 155...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,422
Posted By Rob944

So what is the best measurement for the bars? ...

So what is the best measurement for the bars? When I did the shoulder measurement recommended on a fitting system, I came up with 38 which just seems way too small. When I ordered new bars, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,808
Posted By Rob944

I got the Ultegra Moto Ti a few weeks ago. I...

I got the Ultegra Moto Ti a few weeks ago. I changed the stem to get some rise and the bars to FSA Kwing compacts(they are pornographic:) Also ditched the cane creek brake pads for Kool stop...
08-29-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Rob944

I just dropped the bike for service and asked the...

I just dropped the bike for service and asked the tech. He said it was designed that way as the brifter, especially on the left, needs the room when you shift. My other bike with 105 is covered. ...
08-28-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Rob944

Ultegra 6700 hood question

Just got a new bike with 6700. Is it normal that there is a flap apparently missing on the hood where your thumb rests? I am finding it uncomfortable and also not very logical as water/debris can...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,741
Posted By Rob944

Went to the shop today to test the CR1 and the...

Went to the shop today to test the CR1 and the RS. I did not like the CR1, I was just not comfortable on it and they dont have it in the component group that I would want. I really liked the RS. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,741
Posted By Rob944

Bosock, I am just beginning the journey that you...

Bosock, I am just beginning the journey that you just finished. I am currently riding a "comfort" bike with more upright geometry. I want something lighter, faster and better handling while still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,547
Posted By Rob944

In Capetown, SA the cars where much more tolerant...

In Capetown, SA the cars where much more tolerant than I expected. There are a ton of serious roadies down there so I guess they trained the cars well:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,926
Posted By Rob944

Terrific story. Keep pedaling buddy, we are all...

Terrific story. Keep pedaling buddy, we are all pulling for you:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Rob944

Grambo, where did you arrange your rental? I...

Grambo, where did you arrange your rental? I vacation around there regularly and would love to be able to ride. Jupiter Is, Singer Is and Palm Beach would be decent. Be careful of all the old...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Rob944

Which model Sequoia: base, elite, comp? Elite...

Which model Sequoia: base, elite, comp? Elite and Comp had upgraded components and would be worth more. I can tell you that a 2005 Elite sold for about $1300 new, I think the Comp in the $16-1800...
11-18-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,140
Posted By Rob944

Russell Crowe is a roadie. He rode around...

Russell Crowe is a roadie. He rode around Pittsburgh alot last year while making a movie.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,598
Posted By Rob944

Silca Pista Floor pump--15 years old, one gasket...

Silca Pista Floor pump--15 years old, one gasket replaced
Oakley M Frames
Ultegra Pedals
Specialized Bar Phat
Brooks B17
Kool Stop Pads
10-16-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Rob944

Well, duh to me. Thank-you. One suggestion:...

Well, duh to me. Thank-you. One suggestion: make the button default to the forum that you are viewing so you dont have to scroll.
10-15-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Rob944

Forum Jump?

Several other forums that I frequent have a forum jump button at the bottom of each page so you can jump back to the forum you were viewing or go to a new one. Am I simply missing it here? I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,601
Posted By Rob944

Cool app. Would it be possible to tell it in...

Cool app. Would it be possible to tell it in what direction you want to start? In my case, it always wants to start to the South which gets me into too much traffic. I mostly ride to the North and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Rob944

I also have a 2005 Specialized with Alex rims...

I also have a 2005 Specialized with Alex rims stock. After about 4K miles the rear hub started making noise and I was breaking front spokes left and right. The LBS tried to order a new hub but it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,815
Posted By Rob944

Make sure your tires are properly inflated,...

Make sure your tires are properly inflated, especially the front, so it doesn't come off the rim on the first downhill turn:(
Percocet doesn't do squat when they are scrubbing grit out of your hip....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20,043
Views: 4,400,380
Posted By Rob944

New wheels by a local wheelbuilder: Ultegra 6700...

New wheels by a local wheelbuilder: Ultegra 6700 hubs, Sun Assault 32H, wheelsmith spokes, ultegra cassette. Very smooth, like buttah:)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Rob944

I have been using imapmyride. Its a freebie and...

I have been using imapmyride. Its a freebie and does fairly well but it does hit the battery pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,744
Posted By Rob944

+1. I have a 2005. Dont fall for the "Sequoias...

+1. I have a 2005. Dont fall for the "Sequoias are not road bikes" bs. They are road bikes that are comfortable. They also are not slow. I ride in groups with "racier" bikes and have no problems...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Rob944

Google exercise induced headache or exertional...

Google exercise induced headache or exertional headache. Anything more than about 1.5 hours, I get them. I take ibuprofen before long rides and it works for me per my Dr. Should should see your...
Forum: Foo
09-24-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,135
Posted By Rob944

I can see the airport from my office. Air Force...

I can see the airport from my office. Air Force One is on the ground along with what looks like Canada. A big Airbus just arrived that looks like an Eastern bloc country. Now the roads will be...
Forum: Foo
05-11-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By Rob944

The Anne Frank museum is a must see. Take a...

The Anne Frank museum is a must see. Take a canal tour. Go to a "coffee" house. Ditch the kids and go to the red light district at night:)
Forum: Foo
01-16-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By Rob944

Agreed. Although I admit that I am a wimp when...

Agreed. Although I admit that I am a wimp when it comes to temp the driving around here is just ridiculous when we get a few flakes. The city was gridlocked on Wed night going to the Pens game...
Forum: Foo
10-16-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By Rob944

Google P-P-Powerbook. Classic!

Google P-P-Powerbook. Classic!
Forum: Foo
09-19-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 994
Posted By Rob944

My all time favorite was Little Freddy's Hot...

My all time favorite was Little Freddy's Hot Lava. Sort of a kicked-up Red Hot with more flavor. Sadly, I think the company went out of business. Lately have been into a Chipotle Sauce by, I...
Forum: Foo
08-28-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 963
Posted By Rob944

Man on Fire Jacob's Ladder

Man on Fire
Jacob's Ladder
Forum: Foo
08-06-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,209
Posted By Rob944

Most definitely athletes. While many of the...

Most definitely athletes. While many of the NASCAR guys do not look fit, you have to have skill to endure the g-forces and conditions. The high heat is taxing physically but, even more so,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By Rob944

Ambridge Bike Shop in Ambridge has a great staff...

Ambridge Bike Shop in Ambridge has a great staff and good prices. Its worth the ride.
Forum: Foo
07-31-08, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rob944

Good advice here from the other lawyers. Pre-law...

Good advice here from the other lawyers. Pre-law is a waste of time. I had classmates who were nurses, engineers, English majors etc...Take coursework that will require you to write--alot. Nothing...
Forum: Foo
06-26-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 54,234
Posted By Rob944

Late to the party, but you might be surprised to...

Late to the party, but you might be surprised to know that one of the owners of Cervelo races a Porsche. I have always been a big car fan. I race the car below. Current street car is a 330i. Have...
Forum: Foo
06-13-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,805
Posted By Rob944

I love Pierre Marcollini from Belgium, now...

I love Pierre Marcollini from Belgium, now available in the states in I believe NY and Chicago. Vosges makes some interesting blends. Chuaca (sp?) with hot pepper is my favorite bar. Just found a...
Forum: Foo
06-03-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,433
Posted By Rob944

Huge fan. Its been a really fun year in the...

Huge fan. Its been a really fun year in the burgh. If we have any more games like last night, I may have a stroke! Our motto this rounds seems to be "bend but dont break". The Wings have...
Forum: Foo
05-04-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Rob944

Not much in Meadville, maybe Conneaut Lake...

Not much in Meadville, maybe Conneaut Lake nearby. Decent riding up there if you have your bike.

In Pgh, walk around the Strip District. It is an area downtown where the wholesale produce and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,309
Posted By Rob944

The MS 150 around here is over two days. From...

The MS 150 around here is over two days. From the posts here it sounds like many are one day, ouch!
Forum: Foo
01-11-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By Rob944

The food in Brussels is really excellent. Very...

The food in Brussels is really excellent. Very French influenced, fresh, great sauces. Get some Pierre Marcolinni chocolate. The frites from the street vendors around the main square (cant remember...
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