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Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,117
Posted By TriEngineer

Buttr will help some of that, certainly it allows...

Buttr will help some of that, certainly it allows you movement to find a comfortable spot. However the Attack is entry level in terms of chamois - it has the Race 3D which is okay for entry level...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-15, 05:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,117
Posted By TriEngineer

Romin has more padding than Toupe. Sitbone width...

Romin has more padding than Toupe. Sitbone width is mutually exclusive to perineum numbness. Numbness is due to padding, your chamois and lube/butter.
06-28-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,451
Posted By TriEngineer

but as OP has said, it is likely because of pedal...

but as OP has said, it is likely because of pedal position. Morton's is a likely diagnosis but more likely is the technique.
04-09-15, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,380
Posted By TriEngineer

exactly, consider attacking on a higher gear.

exactly, consider attacking on a higher gear.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,773
Posted By TriEngineer

PF30 is merely a short form for Press Fit 30,...

PF30 is merely a short form for Press Fit 30, they are the bottom brackets for BB30. This is what I remember and I am about 75% sure, better have someone else confirm this.
04-07-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,451
Posted By TriEngineer

you have told us a large amount of extraneous...

you have told us a large amount of extraneous information about what bike you have but neglected to tell us what pedals you have on your bike. as much USEFUL information from you would be helpful.
04-07-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By TriEngineer

glad you had a positive experience.

glad you had a positive experience.
04-07-15, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,699
Posted By TriEngineer

what you can feel on a bike are the stack and...

what you can feel on a bike are the stack and reach, nothing else. comparing numbers on a chart after the fact only confirms some of the ride sensation that you feel. Coda is a performance hybrid...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,656
Posted By TriEngineer

cool, then you are fast :thumb:

cool, then you are fast :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,656
Posted By TriEngineer

are you using tape or glue? if it's one layer...

are you using tape or glue? if it's one layer it's not enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,656
Posted By TriEngineer

seems high, usually one layer of glue on tyre,...

seems high, usually one layer of glue on tyre, two coats on the rim, clean the previous, actual labour should only about 60-80 for the pair. That's NOT including tyres.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,298
Posted By TriEngineer

hopefully this comes in time. Jamis Icon and...

hopefully this comes in time.
Jamis Icon and Allez are both aluminium bikes, they are both made overseas in what is more or less the second coming of aluminium. Weld improvements and tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By TriEngineer

I wouldn't necessary say there were a lot. the...

I wouldn't necessary say there were a lot. the Wolf fork had a recall on them and that's what I would call a lot.
between 2010-2011 there were some RS's that were cracking towards the lower half of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By TriEngineer

stay away from the Soloist. As you can see, the...

stay away from the Soloist. As you can see, the fork is a different brand of fork. It is an Argon18 fork and is stuck there to make a complete bike. It may still ride, and it maybe a real Cervelo but...
01-30-15, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,856
Posted By TriEngineer

unlikely that is a bad bike fit, it wouldn't take...

unlikely that is a bad bike fit, it wouldn't take two years for problems to manifest itself. could be roads, potholes, non-bike related biomechanical issues (what do you do for living? Carbo-tunnel?)...
01-30-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By TriEngineer

much of the information given by the apps and...

much of the information given by the apps and sites are bunk, they don't mean jack. frame reach/stack, which was given by the shop measurements, is the real steak (those numbers were 394/552), you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,605
Posted By TriEngineer

ah I misread that this morning, yeah you are...

ah I misread that this morning, yeah you are right. Guess I shouldn't be on Nightquil and half a shot of cognac in my coffee in the morning.
01-29-15, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By TriEngineer

Seems like you are using two different terms for...

Seems like you are using two different terms for the initials TT....top tube and time trial. From what you are implying I believe you are saying you are looking for a tri bike and asking if there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,605
Posted By TriEngineer

caad is supersix geometry (race), defy is a...

caad is supersix geometry (race), defy is a relaxed geometry. getting one extra gear isnt the greatest thing in the world
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By TriEngineer

profile design is a tri component mft'r that went...

profile design is a tri component mft'r that went into road bars. that's their logo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 05:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,853
Posted By TriEngineer

Agreed, we have the blade and the blade TI and...

Agreed, we have the blade and the blade TI and that's the same way we market them. Keo Max 2 Carbon is for the rest of us.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By TriEngineer

Use your 6700 nds crankarm. they are...

Use your 6700 nds crankarm. they are interchangeable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,853
Posted By TriEngineer

Your claimed tenure in the industry should tell...

Your claimed tenure in the industry should tell you that it is the LBS who should have swapped those out for Keo Max 2 Carbon or something of similar value, rather than make you eat the cost of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 09:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,686
Posted By TriEngineer

321566 Taken at my shop after closing....

321566

Taken at my shop after closing. Current weight is 14lbs 6oz, Mavic GEL 280 w/ AC hubs, Shimano small hand shifters. 51cm
Forum: Foo
04-15-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By TriEngineer

Blackberry Z10 BBM Group

hello, I am starting a BBM group for cycling related chatting. Road and triathlon right now but will include other manners of biking as the group grows.311040
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 06:50 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,571
Posted By TriEngineer

+1, didn't think of that.

+1, didn't think of that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 06:48 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,571
Posted By TriEngineer

I've read the thread from start to now...thanks...

I've read the thread from start to now...thanks OP, I really needed to laugh at something this morning. So...let me channel my Seinfeld in explaining this bit of physics and see if I got everything...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,267
Posted By TriEngineer

your majority of LBS do actually work for people...

your majority of LBS do actually work for people like me, who has been in the industry for many years and who has actually had training in fitting, knows the products, uses the products. I cannot...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,267
Posted By TriEngineer

+1, as a sales who fit bikes, I take great...

+1, as a sales who fit bikes, I take great offense to the OP's believes. You rebutted it nicely.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By TriEngineer

New Wheels for my R5-VWD

Just committed, i.e. ordered through work, AC Road 205/Micro 58 28-hole hub set, to be laced to Mavic GEL 280 tubular rims. I will put either Conti Sprinters or Competition on them.

Not sure what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-12, 04:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,240
Posted By TriEngineer

Not at all. Compared to your original bikes. Any...

Not at all. Compared to your original bikes. Any will do better, you were riding dept store bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 09:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,865
Posted By TriEngineer

nothing, you don't wear briefs when you go...

nothing, you don't wear briefs when you go swimming. same thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By TriEngineer

saddles are different, even if they were set at...

saddles are different, even if they were set at the same place time and time again, different saddles will have different widths, heights and material. associates at a LBS should have the knowledge...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By TriEngineer

I didn't particularly liked the GP4000s, like...

I didn't particularly liked the GP4000s, like Conti tubies, but I find the rubber on the 4000s to be really hard and not grippy. I have sprinters on my tubulars and they are really good, just bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,638
Posted By TriEngineer

like several people said, upgraded bits, check...

like several people said, upgraded bits, check the saddle fits well. ISM is a specific saddle for triathletes, so go with some ideas of what type of saddles you like. overall reach seems long, it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By TriEngineer

you'll happy with the pro4

you'll happy with the pro4
Forum: Triathlon
08-01-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By TriEngineer

you can use under water mp3

you can use under water mp3
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By TriEngineer

King Cage Stem Water Bottle Cage Mount

King Cage Stem Water Bottle Cage Mount
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By TriEngineer

Hey Frenzy, like you I was running on these tyres...

Hey Frenzy, like you I was running on these tyres for many years, replacing them maybe once a year but def changing them out at every season. I went to Open Corsa SC which is an even softer rubber...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By TriEngineer

pinning the shifters back to the bars during a...

pinning the shifters back to the bars during a sprint is something that SRAM users love, similar to the "dumping" feature of Campy shifters. I have some time in the Red '13, but not nearly enough to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By TriEngineer

How do you like the 2013 Red? My SRAM reps have...

How do you like the 2013 Red? My SRAM reps have been bugging me to get testimonials.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By TriEngineer

with a lot of spacers (speaking about 2.5cm and...

with a lot of spacers (speaking about 2.5cm and up), it usually represent a poor size of frame and the person should have gone to a bigger size with a higher headtube height. there are some issues...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 05:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,438
Posted By TriEngineer

yes, it does, it's got two crank arms, I have two...

yes, it does, it's got two crank arms, I have two legs...I have a handlebar designed for two hands and voila, I have two hands.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By TriEngineer

accepts brake lever shims

accepts brake lever shims
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By TriEngineer

Very interesting indeed!!

Very interesting indeed!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By TriEngineer

A rider's heel-in/heel-out angle depends on the...

A rider's heel-in/heel-out angle depends on the cadence of the rider and the position of the foot as it travels around the crank. As the knee goes through flexion and extension, they do not maintain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 05:26 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By TriEngineer

R540 is an entry level pedal from Shimano and are...

R540 is an entry level pedal from Shimano and are painted. the finish glossy coat will wear off at the top of the pedal where you clip in. If you fall, side of the pedal will get scuffed up. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By TriEngineer

For a person new to mechanical binding to use...

For a person new to mechanical binding to use zero float is a great fault of the sales associate that suggested them to you. Zero float came from an old school of thought that, like ski bindings,...
Forum: Triathlon
07-28-12, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By TriEngineer

depends, within Canada, there are courses that...

depends, within Canada, there are courses that are flat, and there are courses that are very hilly. There will also be ones focused on rollers. You will have to try them out and do the course in...
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