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09-13-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By Diolopez

I'm glad you went with Tacoma Bike. The owner...

I'm glad you went with Tacoma Bike. The owner Mike is a good guy and will help answer any question people have. I had a very bad experience with Old Town so I will not recommend them.
07-12-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,942
Posted By Diolopez

Super late to this, but here is what I do. ...

Super late to this, but here is what I do.

Mercer loop, with car parking (http://sportypal.com/Workouts/Details/713781?key=a2bef51e88e40f8de64ca2aae97e9a5880d5fdc4&ms=1)
Forum: Foo
07-12-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,007,597
Posted By Diolopez

This will be the new ride. ...

This will be the new ride.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-W99hAyhnWX4/ThoGzRGIS6I/AAAAAAAACCQ/O_0CFrOnhO4/s640/026.JPG
Forum: Foo
11-16-10, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,007,597
Posted By Diolopez

Sorry the xerox cant fit any groceries, but i bet...

Sorry the xerox cant fit any groceries, but i bet I can lap that ST of yours any day on the track. Hell even the ugly ducking can.

Ugly Duckling. :lol:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,210
Posted By Diolopez

Not sure if this was already brought up, but...

Not sure if this was already brought up, but Proper body form. My wife has ran for years now and even got a scholarship to PSU. She ran long distance in track and cross country. The one thing she...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,665
Posted By Diolopez

I say buy it and do it your self if you want to....

I say buy it and do it your self if you want to. I put together my bike from the frame up. I installed everything but the chain(long story on the chain...
10-20-10, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Diolopez

I use my phone with GPS. I then found a program...

I use my phone with GPS. I then found a program called SportyPal (http://sportypal.com/Workouts/Details/713781?key=a2bef51e88e40f8de64ca2aae97e9a5880d5fdc4&ms=1) This is one of the work outs the wife...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,097
Posted By Diolopez

Really you just can't go wrong with top of the...

Really you just can't go wrong with top of the line stuff(Shimano, SRAM, Campy). I just decided to go with campy because it looked better. Look at that thing Its a work of art. Plus I got a good deal...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,149,116
Posted By Diolopez

What length did you need my buddy has one he...

What length did you need my buddy has one he wants to get rid of.
10-20-10, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By Diolopez

That's a sad story for both their families.

That's a sad story for both their families.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,743
Posted By Diolopez

Not sure if anyone else has any more experience...

Not sure if anyone else has any more experience but my wife bought a Scattante. It came with Ultegra groupset other than the brakes. It was lightly use for under $900. When I mean lighty used, like...
10-20-10, 12:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,274
Posted By Diolopez

That's just crazy

That's just crazy
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 11:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,383
Posted By Diolopez

I would go with carbon because of the dampening...

I would go with carbon because of the dampening characteristics. Less road vibration = longer rides.
10-19-10, 11:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,493
Posted By Diolopez

It's funny I'm going to use the varsity for...

It's funny I'm going to use the varsity for winter training. I actually like the bike and noticed that it handles the ruff roads pretty well.
10-19-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,102
Posted By Diolopez

I would say rush hour(morning or evening) when...

I would say rush hour(morning or evening) when the sun is low on the horizon and in your face.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,218
Posted By Diolopez

I feel your pain. I have fallen 2 story's down a...

I feel your pain. I have fallen 2 story's down a manhole on a cargo ship, been in a motorcycle crash, and using that damn foam roller hurts twice as bad as those accident. I try and avoid it like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,097
Posted By Diolopez

Screw it, go with Campy. That's all I got. No...

Screw it, go with Campy. That's all I got. No other reason, but just to say it. I just thought of something. This is why I went with campy.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 09:26 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,236
Posted By Diolopez

Now I know were to buy a road bike for my 8 year...

Now I know were to buy a road bike for my 8 year old. I bet he stole it form a little kid. Took his lunch money too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By Diolopez

Also shipping was pretty fast. They are in...

Also shipping was pretty fast. They are in California if I remember right.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By Diolopez

I bought some shorts and jerseys from these guys....

I bought some shorts and jerseys from these guys. They are here in the states but the stuff is made in Pakistan. No problems at all so far . https://www.kbcyclewerks.com/store/ .
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,056
Posted By Diolopez

Here's my input. Most of us will probably hold on...

Here's my input. Most of us will probably hold on to bikes for some years. I went with spending a few more $$$$ than I had planned. In the end, I got what I wanted and ride it every single day now....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,149,116
Posted By Diolopez

:roflmao: I think it's a nice looking bike, but...

:roflmao: I think it's a nice looking bike, but damn that was funny...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By Diolopez

Can you just have them price match? That's what I...

Can you just have them price match? That's what I did with my LBS with parts for my build. I told them I was going to buy it anyways, but if they wanted to price match I would buy from them.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,994
Posted By Diolopez

This is my son on the Specialized. He's so proud...

This is my son on the Specialized. He's so proud of himself that he could ride that thing. I am too.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_nCGdrCqGSOk/TLzuWqp_H7I/AAAAAAAABp4/VCD4SKx5sHI/s800/IMAG0093.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,142
Posted By Diolopez

I went with the SR11's just because I liked the...

I went with the SR11's just because I liked the rear derailleur. I know ridiculous, but I also didn't like the way shimano's look. My wife has ultegras and I just didn't like the way they shifted....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By Diolopez

I dont know what you mean??? Could you perhaps...

I dont know what you mean??? Could you perhaps clarify?



Thank you.
Forum: Introductions
10-19-10, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Diolopez

Welcome. Any pics of your bike?

Welcome. Any pics of your bike?
Forum: Introductions
10-19-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Diolopez

That is a cool looking bike and welcome.

That is a cool looking bike and welcome.
10-19-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By Diolopez

Is it dangerous to ride with earbuds? I haven't...

Is it dangerous to ride with earbuds? I haven't had a problem MTB or road cycling. Is this a big no,no?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By Diolopez

I'll PM you in a bit. I have to have 50 post to...

I'll PM you in a bit. I have to have 50 post to send PM's.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By Diolopez

Working on that now I had to make room in the...

Working on that now I had to make room in the garage before I bought a work stand(or made one). I had a bunch of stuff I needed to get rid off. I just tripled my garage space. No more storing stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 01:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,236
Posted By Diolopez

What you didn't see was me on my Ducati "Riding a...

What you didn't see was me on my Ducati "Riding a wheelie, with a girl on the back, and dragging knee, while flipping the bird". I couldn't help myself. I hope this doesn't offend anyone....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-10, 01:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,478
Posted By Diolopez

I have been doing short 8 - 26 mile rides and I...

I have been doing short 8 - 26 mile rides and I have stopped once in the last week(I just started). I stopped today when I got to Redondo to eat and drink after 21 miles. I took some pictures too, 5...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Diolopez

Yes this is very easy to do. Just remember that...

Yes this is very easy to do. Just remember that the thicker diameter cable is for the brakes and the smaller diameter cable is for the derailleurs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-10, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,149,116
Posted By Diolopez

Here's Mine. ...

Here's Mine.

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_nCGdrCqGSOk/TLvYQLYb3nI/AAAAAAAABm8/4GeP8Az6jXg/IMG_3338.JPG

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_nCGdrCqGSOk/TLu6jz9A9LI/AAAAAAAABkg/QAhnzRRSmOo/IMG_3316.JPG
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-10, 12:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By Diolopez

That looks like fun on a bike and motorcycle....

That looks like fun on a bike and motorcycle. :thumb: :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-10, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By Diolopez

I haven't had any issues what so ever and I don't...

I haven't had any issues what so ever and I don't have big hands at all. ***** my wife has bigger hands than me :mad: . Also I just realized that the Link to Sportypal is of a workout my wife and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-10, 11:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By Diolopez

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_nCGdrCqGSOk/TLvYQLYb3nI/AAAA...

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_nCGdrCqGSOk/TLvYQLYb3nI/AAAAAAAABm8/4GeP8Az6jXg/s640/IMG_3338.JPG
You mean like this?



It rides simply amazing. I had test rode a few bikes prior to actually building...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By Diolopez

I can finally put the tools away.

Well almost. I still have a bit of fine tuning to do, but for the most part the bike is built and doing good on rides. Here is a link to the Album. You can also click on my signature....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-10, 02:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By Diolopez

That's a sweet looking frame. I remember when my...

That's a sweet looking frame. I remember when my frame showed up and I started putting it together. Now that it's done I cant stop riding it. I found that doing your own work and buying things you...
10-17-10, 02:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,541
Posted By Diolopez

I live here in Federal way and just started...

I live here in Federal way and just started (Road) cycling. I use to take my Canondale to Portland and ride around to visit my son. Never had any issues what so ever. So far I have been honked at...
10-14-10, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By Diolopez

What they should do is let motorcycles on the...

What they should do is let motorcycles on the bike lane. That way you also have motorcyclist helping you voice and help with safety. :bike2:
10-12-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Diolopez

I found a really cool program called SportyPal I...

I found a really cool program called SportyPal I have used it once, but so far so good.
(http://sportypal.com/Workouts/Details/706953) Going to try it out again. I like using my phone as a mp3...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,313
Posted By Diolopez

It would have to be a 9 iron. Does are great for...

It would have to be a 9 iron. Does are great for height and distance. :innocent:
10-10-10, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Diolopez

That's too bad. A few years back (14 years) they...

That's too bad. A few years back (14 years) they use to help us with are BMX bikes. That's when they were here in federal way. Have not been to there store in Tukwila.
10-09-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Diolopez

I took the bike on a short 12 mile ride to...

I took the bike on a short 12 mile ride to physical therapy. It was so much fun and it climbed hills way better the the Schwinn. It rides so nice and handles great. It was yesterday I went on the...
10-08-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Diolopez

Finally the bike is home. I will try and go on a...

Finally the bike is home. I will try and go on a short ride in a bit. Damn weather is getting nasty tonight for a few days.
10-07-10, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Diolopez

:roflmao: I couldn't even reach the pedals. I had...

:roflmao: I couldn't even reach the pedals. I had to drop the seat a good 6 inches. They must have raised the seat to fit on the work stand. I dropped it off today and will pick it up Friday morning....
10-05-10, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Diolopez

I weight the bike today since I was bored. Total...

I weight the bike today since I was bored. Total weight with pedals is 6.4 kg = 14.10 lbs . It sure was a beautiful today. :twitchy: Can't wait to ride it Thursday. I almost took it out for a ride...
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