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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,371
Posted By jtwilson

I have a 'sensitive knee' and Speedplay Zeros...

I have a 'sensitive knee' and Speedplay Zeros felt better in terms of float than Look KEOs or the Garmin Vector (Exustar) pedals I use now. I highly endorse the Speedplay pedals. Keep on Kovers...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,420
Posted By jtwilson

I work for an architectural salvage and antique...

I work for an architectural salvage and antique business.

It's basically the un-hollywood version of the Salvage Dawgs and American Pickers tv shows.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By jtwilson

Yes it is possible. The question is, how much...

Yes it is possible. The question is, how much hatred and self-loathing do you have in your heart?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,621
Posted By jtwilson

My opinion on that matter is that you should get...

My opinion on that matter is that you should get tires with black sidewalls.

The only other acceptable option is the classic gum wall look.

Green is also acceptable only if the tire is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,095
Posted By jtwilson

I vote for Vector S. I have the Vector and don't...

I vote for Vector S. I have the Vector and don't use any of the cycling dynamics stuff because I have an older Edge. My power balance is almost always 50/50 or close enough, so I might as well be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,326
Posted By jtwilson

Distance 5,535.8 mi Time 291h...

Distance

5,535.8 mi


Time
291h 42m


Elev Gain
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By jtwilson

I hope so! I also hope it doesn't look like a...

I hope so! I also hope it doesn't look like a Cervelo :p
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 40,045
Posted By jtwilson

Just curious, how did the movers demolish your...

Just curious, how did the movers demolish your Madone? Was it a JPPSO move?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By jtwilson

I've been really happy with Castelli Nanoflex...

I've been really happy with Castelli Nanoflex knee warmers
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,632
Posted By jtwilson

Nope. I have multiple wheelsets that I use...

Nope. I have multiple wheelsets that I use regularly. Pedal-based really is the best, most versatile option to have power on any road bike. Swapping pedals takes all of two minutes, and there's no...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,632
Posted By jtwilson

Having three different bikes with three different...

Having three different bikes with three different BB standards and groupsets, it was more convenient and cheaper to get one Vector for power on all three. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,632
Posted By jtwilson

You need the standard version for your Ultegra...

You need the standard version for your Ultegra crank.

I love my Vector pedals, and can't help but feel a bit smug as my team mates have had all sorts of issues with their Stages throughout the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,718
Posted By jtwilson

I would miss having the segments to compare my...

I would miss having the segments to compare my own power/speed data from ride to ride
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 40,045
Posted By jtwilson

What a true and complete nightmare. At this...

What a true and complete nightmare. At this point I would insist on nothing less than a complete, new replacement bike. I would [try] to be patient and understanding about any delay that might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,681
Posted By jtwilson

I've got about 8mo of use on my Vector pedals and...

I've got about 8mo of use on my Vector pedals and they are indeed legit. I wouldn't be concerned about the Vector S at all. Way better choice than a Stages, IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-14, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,924
Posted By jtwilson

Yep. Yokozuna brake housing is incredibly stiff,...

Yep. Yokozuna brake housing is incredibly stiff, and it applied enough pressure to the caliper to make it pretty tricky to center unless it was trimmed to the absolute perfect length. I am using the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,924
Posted By jtwilson

I have been using the aerolink brakes for the...

I have been using the aerolink brakes for the past couple years and I really love them. I think they are considerably superior in performance to the old Red brakes. For a while I was more frustrated...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 442,139
Posted By jtwilson

Thanks. I love the frame so far. It's a night...

Thanks. I love the frame so far. It's a night and day difference over the mid-80s Columbus Formula II-tubed Bianchi that I rode a few years back. It's got the stiffness of my old CAAD10, is even...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 442,139
Posted By jtwilson

Right on. I do think you pulled off the gold...

Right on. I do think you pulled off the gold well without overdoing it. I highly recommend Arundel Mandible cages. Aside from looking great, they hold bottles like none other. A lot of pros use...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 442,139
Posted By jtwilson

Smokin hot. Love the paint scheme on this frame....

Smokin hot. Love the paint scheme on this frame. Fan of Boyd wheels. Appropriate gruppo. I like how the stem and seatpost work with the black on black wheels. Not a fan of the gold accents or cages....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 442,139
Posted By jtwilson

I'm curious as to what you feel is confused about...

I'm curious as to what you feel is confused about this build.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 442,139
Posted By jtwilson

Thanks for the feedback. I'll admit, when I...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll admit, when I first saw these bikes the fork took a second to grow on me. I feel like it presents a mean and aggressive character to the bike, and makes it instantly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 442,139
Posted By jtwilson

http://i.imgur.com/Q5ZfuE0.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Q5ZfuE0.jpg
08-18-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5,876
Views: 393,280
Posted By jtwilson

Anyone have experience with carbon fiber FD clamp...

Anyone have experience with carbon fiber FD clamp adapters? Just ordered one for my up-coming build but I am wondering if it's going to be too flimsy. I see now that there is a K-Edge one that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,392
Posted By jtwilson

First thoughts on riding with the S-Works Evade...

First thoughts on riding with the S-Works Evade helmet.

http://i.imgur.com/vW3kB0W.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,708,627
Posted By jtwilson

I know, I know! It seems utterly idiotic. I...

I know, I know! It seems utterly idiotic. I would be happy riding a CAAD10 the rest of my life.

I am switching to a locally-fabricated frame of Columbus Life tubing. Adam Eldridge of...
08-16-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By jtwilson

Here's a flickr album of the bike...

Here's a flickr album of the bike (https://flic.kr/s/aHsk1RFjf4). No pic of the BB shell at this time, but the markings look like my other 80s Bianchi. Overall, to me, the bike seems 'legit' - but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,708,627
Posted By jtwilson

Probably the last good shot of this uberCAAD. ...

Probably the last good shot of this uberCAAD. Moving to a different frame in about a month.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5587/14942145245_65e64e4551_b.jpg
08-16-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By jtwilson

bottle bosses on vintage Bianchi Pista?

Does anyone know anything about bottle bosses being present on mid-80s Bianchi Pistas?

I have an '85 Pista that has bosses on the downtube, and a gentleman recently inquired about them. I never...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-14, 12:22 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,983
Posted By jtwilson

Having ridden with the Vector pedals for a couple...

Having ridden with the Vector pedals for a couple months, I've been surprised to find that any L-R imbalance tended to be left dominant by up to 4%. It seems like I am more likely to see 50/50 or...
05-02-14, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By jtwilson

Sounds awesome! My team mate Hendra will be...

Sounds awesome! My team mate Hendra will be there representing Ohio State. Looking forward to the pics!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By jtwilson

Trek = X-Box Specialized = Playstation ...

Trek = X-Box
Specialized = Playstation
Cannondale = PC
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 747
Posted By jtwilson

Nailed it. Try bamboo.

Nailed it. Try bamboo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,682,706
Posted By jtwilson

A frame like that needs deep wheels. That's all.

A frame like that needs deep wheels. That's all.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,682,706
Posted By jtwilson

NeilPryde is HOT

NeilPryde is HOT
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,682,706
Posted By jtwilson

Could not find on biketiresdirect. Do they come...

Could not find on biketiresdirect. Do they come in 700x28?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By jtwilson

He's soooo dreeemy

He's soooo dreeemy
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 03:58 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-13, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,682,706
Posted By jtwilson

The only thing I would change on that bike is bar...

The only thing I would change on that bike is bar tape, cables and brake pads while you save up for a bike to post in this thread. You had it right with your post in "What road bike do you have?"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,682,706
Posted By jtwilson

I heard GMC actually had their bikes pulled from...

I heard GMC actually had their bikes pulled from the PRO peloton due to hand-wringing over the unfair advantage offered compared to other manufacturers.. UCI is currently evaluating the twist...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,708,627
Posted By jtwilson

Sounds like a 56 is quite a bit too big, although...

Sounds like a 56 is quite a bit too big, although standover is only the very roughest estimation, and questionable at all on modern frames.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By jtwilson

I would generally contend that Mavic > Alex. The...

I would generally contend that Mavic > Alex. The increased weight of the Mavics is not going to really slow you down at this point. The spoke count is the same, and I would imagine they will be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By jtwilson

Campagnolo SR EPS on Aksium Race = upgrade wheels...

Campagnolo SR EPS on Aksium Race = upgrade wheels
SRAM Apex on Lightweight Meilenstein = upgrade groupset
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-13, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By jtwilson

depends on what you have now

depends on what you have now
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,708,627
Posted By jtwilson

:roflmao: This is hilarious on several levels.

:roflmao: This is hilarious on several levels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,708,627
Posted By jtwilson

I'll admit, you're doing pretty well for...

I'll admit, you're doing pretty well for yourself. Bonus points for the loafers. But still, you're doing too much. Is that not a Rapha vest? Are those not road pedals? Are those legs not shaved?...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,121
Posted By jtwilson

No, you don't HAVE to stop.

No, you don't HAVE to stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,329
Posted By jtwilson

I will get a kit if you take off the word "FORUM"...

I will get a kit if you take off the word "FORUM" from the leg.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,682,706
Posted By jtwilson

The S-Works has saved this thread. HOT! ...

The S-Works has saved this thread. HOT!

Agree on garmin mount comment. Love the Dura Ace crank though. Also, if you want white bar tape, I highly suggest Fizik microtex so it will actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,708,627
Posted By jtwilson

Awaiting photographic evidence. The competition...

Awaiting photographic evidence. The competition is pretty fierce around here.
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