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Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By asiantrick

You can't go wrong with Assos or Q36.5. I...

You can't go wrong with Assos or Q36.5. I actually prefer Q36.5 over any other bibs out there. Rapha Pro line on the other hand is hit or miss, some love it, some hate it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,580
Posted By asiantrick

Both bikes are a pain to keep clean. Anyone...

Both bikes are a pain to keep clean. Anyone knows a good wipe to keep these matte bikes looking good?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48366117861_fcf4f3599f_z.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 66,053
Posted By asiantrick

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48184098956_30...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48184098956_3023fc64e2_z.jpg

6.3kg, slightly heavier than expected
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 66,053
Posted By asiantrick

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7853/47160423291_fc...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7853/47160423291_fcbb0a225a_z.jpg

Too many chain dropped with Red, so switched to DA9100

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7834/33285247898_688bcf5b03_z.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,572
Posted By asiantrick

Don't forget, the foil rear brake is mounted...

Don't forget, the foil rear brake is mounted under the bottom bracket. It was always a pain to clean all the dirt off the rear brake when I hit bad weather or gravel with the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,572
Posted By asiantrick

As a previous owner of Look 675, Cannondale Evo...

As a previous owner of Look 675, Cannondale Evo HM, Felt F2, Argon Gallium Pro

Currently ride a Scott Addict SL & Focus Izalco Max. I would choose the Addict over any of the bikes I've owned by a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By asiantrick

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1748/42599894411_d1...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1748/42599894411_d10acae7c0.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27UpAs8)
Focus is owned by Cervelo. AG2R didn't drop them, their contract just ran out and Focus decided not to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-17, 02:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,568
Posted By asiantrick

Performance is on par with other brand, plus big...

Performance is on par with other brand, plus big name companies all have their own in-house brand.

Scott Bike - SYNCROS
Cannondale - Cannondale
Trek - Bontrager
Giant - Giant
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-17, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By asiantrick

Cadence Collection is CAPO rebranded. They have...

Cadence Collection is CAPO rebranded. They have a store in the Bay Area. Since you're in the same area, it's best to try it out in person.

I have a kit from them. If you're XS, Small will fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,063
Posted By asiantrick

Starbike is legit. Super fast shipping. I...

Starbike is legit. Super fast shipping. I believe they're the main sponsor (owner) for weightwenies forum

Weight Weenies - Index page (http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18,828
Views: 3,777,480
Posted By asiantrick

ALBA OPTICS - Retro Inspired sunglasses for...

ALBA OPTICS - Retro Inspired sunglasses for athletes (http://albaoptics.cc/)

Better than Oakley by a mile, better than 100% Speedcraft also.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18,828
Views: 3,777,480
Posted By asiantrick

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4415/37368724665_c5...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4415/37368724665_c50b5eab31_z.jpg

#onelessoakley
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By asiantrick

I sold and bought my last 2 bikes on EBAY. ...

I sold and bought my last 2 bikes on EBAY. Easiest and quickest. Might not be the most profitable though when selling
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,412
Posted By asiantrick

it just needs tan side wall tires. White bar...

it just needs tan side wall tires. White bar tape and white saddle. Now we're talking.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 37,128
Posted By asiantrick

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https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4405/36882610922_6301e8cb42_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By asiantrick

I would get the Tarmac if I were you. It's an...

I would get the Tarmac if I were you. It's an all-around bike. But if all you do is flat and no hill whatsoever, then go ahead and get the Venge.

My buddy had both and I see him on the Tarmac...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By asiantrick

I'll leave this here. Met Trenta 3K Carbon...

I'll leave this here. Met Trenta 3K Carbon helmet. Team Dimension is already using it at the tour. I believe it's coming out in 2018, going for 300 squids.

What a beauty!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By asiantrick

Thank you for this Robert. I'll give it a try...

Thank you for this Robert. I'll give it a try again tonight.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By asiantrick

The pic is not from my bike. I'm running FSA...

The pic is not from my bike. I'm running FSA sealed bearing headset.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By asiantrick

Is headset dust cap suppose to rotate?

Pic for illustration only (not my bike)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4392/36921160272_d964864911_z.jpg

So I took the opportunity to give the headset bearings a wipe and re-grease. I put...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By asiantrick

Cash is King. Ask them if you can get some sort...

Cash is King. Ask them if you can get some sort of discounts if you pay straight cash. They should give you the fitting for free (or big discount). Ask for free water bottles and cages.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-17, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,099
Posted By asiantrick

Have you looked in to Stages and 4iii powermeter?...

Have you looked in to Stages and 4iii powermeter? I've been happy with both. I used to have quarq pm and had all kind of issues. The power is very accurate comparing to my buddy SRM, when he lend...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18,828
Views: 3,777,480
Posted By asiantrick

I ship everything to work nowaday because of all...

I ship everything to work nowaday because of all the low lives package thieves. Even with camera, they give no ***.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By asiantrick

I have the exact same dilemma. Mine is between...

I have the exact same dilemma. Mine is between the LOOK 675 (1st love) and Focus Izalco Max.

I went the other route: I stripped the LOOK down and rebuild with all new components: ceramic bottom...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-17, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,664,697
Posted By asiantrick

Is this Mr. Pink frameset? How does it ride? ...

Is this Mr. Pink frameset? How does it ride? Been eyeing this frame vs the Ritchey Logic as a commuter and epic adventure bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-17, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,975
Posted By asiantrick

Check your seatpost, make sure there's enough...

Check your seatpost, make sure there's enough grease.

Another trick that I used and works 100% of the time: Wear headphone while riding :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By asiantrick

I have tried all of these 3, plus Giro SLX, Giro...

I have tried all of these 3, plus Giro SLX, Giro Empire, Giro Techlace.

Shimano S-Phyre blows all of them out of the water. Key: Stiffness, comfortable and plenty of room in toe box.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,659
Posted By asiantrick

Same here. I'm waiting till the price drop on...

Same here. I'm waiting till the price drop on the BMC Roadmachine frameset, but that won't be awhile.

I also heard that Canyon USA website will be open for order in the next few weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18,828
Views: 3,777,480
Posted By asiantrick

Cost more than building a house in China, but...

Cost more than building a house in China, but well worth it :lol:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4330/35259066133_bf6103404b_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,761
Posted By asiantrick

I have Kogel PF30 ceramic bearing. HUGE...

I have Kogel PF30 ceramic bearing. HUGE difference with friction compared to crappy Shimano.

is it worth it for $150? That's for you to decide, but I absolutely love the feeling of smoothness...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,445
Posted By asiantrick

I have both these set of tires on each one of my...

I have both these set of tires on each one of my bikes, and I can say that GP4 is slightly faster ie. better rolling resistance. Schwalbe One is more durable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,664,697
Posted By asiantrick

Out of curiosity, what's the difference between...

Out of curiosity, what's the difference between the RC vs the Premium? now all you need is the Addict :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By asiantrick

Who's going Thursday to Mt. Baldy to catch a...

Who's going Thursday to Mt. Baldy to catch a glimpse? Taking a day off work to ride with a big local group to Mt. Baldy and up to ski lift. It'll be epic.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By asiantrick

Very true! Having a pm and knowing how to use it...

Very true! Having a pm and knowing how to use it is a big difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-17, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By asiantrick

I've just been using power meter for the last...

I've just been using power meter for the last month, and I have to say that was one of the best upgrade on the bike par none. I ended up purchase an extra pm for my spare bike also.

I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,664,697
Posted By asiantrick

I prefer functionality over aesthetic. The...

I prefer functionality over aesthetic. The Concept CPX Plus post has a hollow section below the clamp mechanism and build to absorb vibrations. The bike is very stiff, so this really help on bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,664,697
Posted By asiantrick

It's the way Focus design the seatpost, but the...

It's the way Focus design the seatpost, but the saddle is set up center where it should be. Running a 120mm stem.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2921/34059896906_4e47aa2255_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,664,697
Posted By asiantrick

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3930/34099199505_b32...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3930/34099199505_b320fd11e1_c.jpg

Probably the easiest build to get to sub 12lbs even with Stages pm
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,013
Posted By asiantrick

I was like you and did not know anything about...

I was like you and did not know anything about adjusting the FD.

This article and youtube helped me tremendously. Now all my bikes shift like butter.

Front Derailleur Adjustment | Park Tool...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By asiantrick

Have you tried tuning the barrel adjuster?

Have you tried tuning the barrel adjuster?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By asiantrick

What I got from this: "Jules was sentenced...

What I got from this:

"Jules was sentenced to three years in prison in 2008 for murdering his alcoholic stepfather with an iron bar four years earlier."

3 years in prison ONLY for murder Wtf!!!
03-03-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,713
Posted By asiantrick

SART has become unbearable. The smells, the...

SART has become unbearable. The smells, the trash, the people, the dogs. I'm no longer looking forward to my weekend ride to the beach and back.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18,828
Views: 3,777,480
Posted By asiantrick

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/628/32294832620_2a35...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/628/32294832620_2a355bea30.jpg

Been wanting to own an Argon Gallium Pro for a long while, yet the frame alone is so damn expensive.

Found this gem on Ebay last...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,664,697
Posted By asiantrick

Nice bike bra! Nothing wrong with ETAP. I have...

Nice bike bra! Nothing wrong with ETAP. I have it on my Cannondale also. I might be minority, but that chain is hella hot. In the end, it's your bike. Ride it like you stole it. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,135
Posted By asiantrick

I've always wanted to do the Seattle to Portland...

I've always wanted to do the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic, but just never found the time to do it yet. This year, I might be able to do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By asiantrick

It's a difference of getting dropped or not in a...

It's a difference of getting dropped or not in a fast group hilly ride, so yes. Why put yourself in a disadvantage when you have a choice in the 1st place? You can buy an 11 speed groupset now for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By asiantrick

Why would you put a 10 speed groupset on an EVO,...

Why would you put a 10 speed groupset on an EVO, unless it comes with the bike. You need that extra gearing if you want to climb. I can't imagine doing any sort of events with over 5-10K of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-16, 03:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,039
Posted By asiantrick

No offense, but Mercury is the crappiest wheelset...

No offense, but Mercury is the crappiest wheelset I've ever ridden. The hub corroded on me after less than 500 miles. Customer service is top notch though, since they sent me a new hub at no cost....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,345
Posted By asiantrick

Gold chain Did not add an extra 5 watts I...

Gold chain

Did not add an extra 5 watts I was looking for.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,345
Posted By asiantrick

I have to agree with that! You definitely get...

I have to agree with that! You definitely get what you paid for.
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