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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 237,809
Posted By dangerd

My personal bike is a Madone which I Love, but I...

My personal bike is a Madone which I Love, but I rented this Emonda in France and it was awesome!
Some of the best rides of my life on that bike.
http://dangerd.com/images/ventoux_small.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,184
Posted By dangerd

There is nothing wrong with the frame you have if...

There is nothing wrong with the frame you have if you are comfortable on it.
(or the whole bike as is)

If you change to the 105 5800 11 group there will be a noticeable difference to you in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,184
Posted By dangerd

You go from 8 to 10 (or 11) speed. The shifting...

You go from 8 to 10 (or 11) speed. The shifting is smoother on the 105. It will not make you faster. Just keep riding, the more you ride the faster you will get. If you want to know what cranks to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,184
Posted By dangerd

105 sounds good to me. If you are going to ride a...

105 sounds good to me. If you are going to ride a lot then do it you will not regret it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-15, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 564,353
Posted By dangerd

Some photos from Figueroa mountain...

Some photos from Figueroa mountain road.479012479013479014
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,240
Posted By dangerd

One more vote for the New Shimano PD A530...

One more vote for the New Shimano PD A530 Aluminum SPD Road Dual Platform Pedal Set w Cleats Silver | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,476
Posted By dangerd

I also have a 3.1. Make sure the braking surface...

I also have a 3.1. Make sure the braking surface is clean. Changing the pads will help also, but in the end I ended up changing out for the 5800 105's.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,407
Posted By dangerd

The Emonda is a nice bike. I have a Madone 3.1...

The Emonda is a nice bike. I have a Madone 3.1 with 105 compact 12-30 10 speed which I love. When I went to ride in France recently I rode on a rental which was the Emonda sl6 with Ultegra 11 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,866
Posted By dangerd

Slow down. Pay attention. Be more careful.

Slow down.
Pay attention.
Be more careful.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,200
Posted By dangerd

That is the sidewalk to us Americans.

That is the sidewalk to us Americans.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By dangerd

France Bike Rentals is a great operation, I just...

France Bike Rentals is a great operation, I just came back from Provence where I rented from them. They will send bikes to you wherever you are in France or help to find something local for you. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By dangerd

Santa Monica Mountains Cyclery, Highly...

Santa Monica Mountains Cyclery, Highly recommended. Great bike shop.
They are pretty close to Calabasas.
Not sure if Pedalers Fork rents bikes but it's a great place to go for a beer / coffee /...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 12:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 38,470
Posted By dangerd

I love my Specialized Phenom Expert 142mm....

I love my Specialized Phenom Expert 142mm. Someone above mentioned it already. Check out this page:

The Best Bike Saddle | OutdoorGearLab (http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Bike-Saddle-Reviews)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,806
Posted By dangerd

My favorite mirror, personally I connect it to...

My favorite mirror, personally I connect it to the brim of my helmet. You can connect it to the brim of a cycle cap or to your glasses.
It is easy to adjust and can be moved from bike to bike or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,944
Posted By dangerd

I like the Shimano A530, one side clips and the...

I like the Shimano A530, one side clips and the other is platform so you can ride through crowds on the MUP etc. or you can pedal in regular shoes to the store etc. Walk wherever you want in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,699
Posted By dangerd

I have the larger one and I like it, can get 110...

I have the larger one and I like it, can get 110 - 115 out of it with a lot of strokes (250) sounds about right. I try to put it against a tree / wall etc to pump.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,926
Posted By dangerd

I have this one and love it: Performance...

I have this one and love it:
Performance Transformer 2.0 Jacket (http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1136325_-1_400070__400070)

I usually wear it as a jacket when it's cool...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By dangerd

Nice bike. Congratulations, enjoy!

Nice bike. Congratulations, enjoy!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By dangerd

I have the GSC 10. If you don't want the speed...

I have the GSC 10. If you don't want the speed info then just get the new cadence sensor. Easier set up of only 1 part.
It is compatible with your 310 XT.
More than you will ever need to know on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By dangerd

Most of the help from the clipless comes from...

Most of the help from the clipless comes from being able to ride at higher cadence. From my understanding you will only get about a 30% power increase from the pulling up. I can't ride without them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-14, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,677
Posted By dangerd

Go check out your Performance Bike shop:9015 W...

Go check out your Performance Bike shop:9015 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23294

They sell some decent bikes at reasonable prices.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-14, 11:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,699
Posted By dangerd

Climbing never gets easier it just gets faster. I...

Climbing never gets easier it just gets faster. I ride 50/34 compact on front and 12-30 in back. I like the 12-30 a lot although I try now to climb without going into the 30 but it is nice when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,433
Posted By dangerd

I have a Madone 3.1 and love it, although I did...

I have a Madone 3.1 and love it, although I did upgrade the wheelset. The 3.1 is 105 in the back and tiagra in the front but shifts great. That S2 is nice though and has the ultegra on it which would...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 01:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,888
Posted By dangerd

I wear the pearl izumi x alp seek: ...

I wear the pearl izumi x alp seek:
http://www.amazon.com/Pearl-iZUMi-Mens-X-Alp-Cyling/dp/B0041HX8ZC
I have not had a problem, but usually don't ride more than 40 miles. The shoes are comfortable...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-14, 01:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,888
Posted By dangerd

I use the A530's because like you I have to...

I use the A530's because like you I have to sometimes ride where there are a lot of pedestrians on the path.
It is nice to know that I can clip out and ride the platforms then when I am in the clear...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,049
Posted By dangerd

They are usually smaller then other brands as far...

They are usually smaller then other brands as far as I can tell which is why they fit me as I am not a big dude.
size charts here:
http://www.swimoutlet.com/size-charts/Pearl-Izumi
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,215
Posted By dangerd

The shoes you have are also compatible with a...

The shoes you have are also compatible with a 3-bolt OR 2-bolt cleat,
the pedals that dtrain recommended would work well with them but since you are
new to the "clipless" pedal system you could...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-13, 01:34 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 132,087
Posted By dangerd

Love my Madone 3.1. Ksyirum SL Wheels /...

Love my Madone 3.1.
Ksyirum SL Wheels / Specialized Phenom expert seat changed out from stock. Also running Armidillo tires. (I hate flats and it's worth the extra weight)

Riding out on PCH.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-13, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By dangerd

Like mprelaw mentioned - try riding with higher...

Like mprelaw mentioned - try riding with higher cadence in an easier gear that will help.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,288
Posted By dangerd

If your goal is to loose weight here are a few...

If your goal is to loose weight here are a few things that I found helpful.
If you have a smart phone get an app called loseit! and keep track of everything you eat like it is a religion. This way...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,275
Posted By dangerd

Ok so this guy is an idiot but at least he takes...

Ok so this guy is an idiot but at least he takes his safety gear seriously. He seemed to be friendly enough riding with the guys on road bikes in the photos and come on, lets face it, his website...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,157
Posted By dangerd

I have the 3.1 with around 2500 miles on it now....

I have the 3.1 with around 2500 miles on it now. I love my 3.1. I did buy a new wheelset (ksyrium sl) to lighten it up as I like to run with armadillo tires - I hate getting flats.
This is a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-13, 05:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,690
Posted By dangerd

I got a login id just to post for you! hahaha. Im...

I got a login id just to post for you! hahaha. Im cheap too.
Try this: http://www.harborfreight.com/catalogsearch/result?q=safety+glasses
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