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10-11-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 178
Sticky Trade Thread
Views: 30,133
Posted By zerocool33

I have a Thomson Elite seatpost 30.9 x 410mm that...

I have a Thomson Elite seatpost 30.9 x 410mm that I would like to sell or trade. Been used on my stumpy only a few times. Looking for same size in a setback for trade in excellent or new condition,...
Forum: Touring
04-26-10, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,667
Posted By zerocool33

If I'm not mistaken the LHT comes in either 26"...

If I'm not mistaken the LHT comes in either 26" or 700c as an option. I was also looking at a LHT but thinking now that a Cross Check would be better.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,979
Posted By zerocool33

+1 for the Atmos, but I am always keeping my eyes...

+1 for the Atmos, but I am always keeping my eyes open for other possibilities.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By zerocool33

I was going to originally buy a swallow and the...

I was going to originally buy a swallow and the swift was suggested due to my ass being fat. Apparently the swift would have flexed too much. I thought it felt good on the test ride in a pair of...
04-01-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By zerocool33

I've used Oakley half jacket's with RX, and I'm...

I've used Oakley half jacket's with RX, and I'm getting RX lenses put into my Giro Splitters. I might get another pair of Giro's and then I'll have one with RX tinted lenses and one with clear for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-10, 07:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,025
Posted By zerocool33

you could be right with the self-assured comment...

you could be right with the self-assured comment to a certain extent. I guess I prefer the more humble ass kickers. You don't need to tell everybody you're great. If you really are they will know...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-10, 06:47 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,030
Posted By zerocool33

Giro Splitter's for now. I keep waiting for the...

Giro Splitter's for now. I keep waiting for the Oakley law enforcement/military site to get some jawbones. Probably just buy another pair of Giro's though as they have been excellent so far. Only...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-10, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,025
Posted By zerocool33

I think Trek is like any other big company and...

I think Trek is like any other big company and the occasional person like WR get's screwed. I personally think they should have replaced his frame although I also think he shouldn't be salty...
03-27-10, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By zerocool33

I use a Selle San Marco Regal on my MTB and a San...

I use a Selle San Marco Regal on my MTB and a San Marco Regal-E on my road bike. On SM's website they say the saddle is suitable for Road and Offroad XC riding. Most road saddles are comfortable...
03-26-10, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By zerocool33

I've actually had some good luck with Bontrager...

I've actually had some good luck with Bontrager tires. Don't drink the haterade. People love to hate Trek/Fisher/Bontrager. It's the cool thing to do man!
03-26-10, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By zerocool33

I'm well aware of the differences between the two...

I'm well aware of the differences between the two (29er v.s. 26"). Was just curious what people thought as they are similar specs. Was curious to see who likes 29ers over 26" or the other way...
03-25-10, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By zerocool33

Fisher Paragon or Trek 8000?

I figured everyone asks this stuff on the road forums, what do you guys think? Had a Gary Fisher Rig and loved the way it handled. Just curious on opinions.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,611
Posted By zerocool33

I prefer one of these although the Fall is...

I prefer one of these although the Fall is awesome.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XlccGu58Bc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8d3jim9Gg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGlIY17SK1k

They run...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-10, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By zerocool33

I enjoy Campy, just can't afford it. :)

I enjoy Campy, just can't afford it. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-10, 07:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,944
Posted By zerocool33

I originally started wearing baggies over my bibs...

I originally started wearing baggies over my bibs and a t-shirt but only because I am a huge lard ass and was very self conscious. I'm still a lard ass, but found that cycling clothing is made for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,356
Posted By zerocool33

I've used Pedro's Bike Lust for about a year...

I've used Pedro's Bike Lust for about a year after getting back into biking. I completely forgot about pledge before this thread! I always thought it worked good. I think auto polish is a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-10, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By zerocool33

point taken ^^^ I'll shad up.

point taken ^^^ I'll shad up.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-10, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By zerocool33

So what you're saying is that until I'm sub...

So what you're saying is that until I'm sub 165lbs and put on more than the 1,000 or so miles I average in a year I have no experience nor knowledge of how a bike feels or performs? And by the way,...
03-20-10, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,835
Posted By zerocool33

I already spin out due to being so big and...

I already spin out due to being so big and picking up speed easily on flats (when I'm not sinking into the ground) and downhills. If I get the RD do I get a long, medium, or short cage? And what...
03-19-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,835
Posted By zerocool33

Converting SS to 1x9

So I'm about 100lbs overweight and for some reason thought it would be a good idea to buy a SS, Gary Fisher Rig to be exact last year. Bike fits great rides great, until today. Went for the first...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,383
Posted By zerocool33

I agree with jollysnowman! I agree with the...

I agree with jollysnowman! I agree with the people above. Rain and sun blockage are the biggest assets. In summer I usually shave my head and I'm not really down with a red Giro Atmos pattern on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,981
Posted By zerocool33

I love Rival because I can't afford Campy. The...

I love Rival because I can't afford Campy. The 105 on my 2.3 feels spongy. Not a bad thing necessarily, but I'm used to Rival on my last bike. Wish campy wasn't so awesome and expensive at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By zerocool33

I just bought a 2.3 and I don't feel like a shock...

I just bought a 2.3 and I don't feel like a shock absorber or that it is a bad thing to "stick with Trek". I'd have to say though that I'm one of the few who doesn't really hate on any brand. Who...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By zerocool33

I'm not trying to blame the UK retailer really,...

I'm not trying to blame the UK retailer really, just the experience as a whole. I'm not saying USPS is fast or anything (quite the opposite), but I've never had an in-country order take this long. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By zerocool33

BTW I ordered the saddle from Petra Cycles if...

BTW I ordered the saddle from Petra Cycles if that makes a difference. $50 cheaper than I found anywhere else. Here's the saddle:

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By zerocool33

Ordering Internationally Sucks!

So I ordered a Selle San Marco Regal-E saddle on March 5th and it still isn't here. It only took about 3 days to get from the UK to New York. It has been at a stand still in New York since then. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-10, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By zerocool33

I've only had my light actions for about two...

I've only had my light actions for about two weeks, but I love them so far. About as close to having eggbeaters as possible. I looked for that due to riding EB's on my mountain bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By zerocool33

I like my speedplay light actions.

I like my speedplay light actions.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By zerocool33

Not sure if the whole Wisconsin thing is true or...

Not sure if the whole Wisconsin thing is true or not. Could be and in a way I feel that it should be that way. I try to buy local with anything I buy. Key word is "try". I have bought planet bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-10, 08:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,542
Posted By zerocool33

The Receiving End of Sirens, The Dear Hunter,...

The Receiving End of Sirens, The Dear Hunter, Alexisonfire, We Are the Ocean, and Enter Shikari. But I was on my trainer not outside. Wisconsin weather sucks right now.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,188
Posted By zerocool33

I just bought my 10' 2.3 for $1350. It was my...

I just bought my 10' 2.3 for $1350. It was my third bike bought within a year. They gave me the discount because of the fact I keep coming back. I have been given a discount on all three bikes as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,695
Posted By zerocool33

this is the one I ended up with. Ok price, and...

this is the one I ended up with. Ok price, and looks decent on my bike. I ended up being able to squeeze a spare tube, two CO2 barrels, two tire levers, and my crank brothers multitool. I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,418
Posted By zerocool33

Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By zerocool33

I actually have a very long torso compared to my...

I actually have a very long torso compared to my legs (30" inseam 6' tall). And I have like a 37-38" arm length. I went with a 56cm 2.3. I tried a 58 and it seemed ok while riding it, but it there...
Forum: Foo
03-12-10, 03:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,008
Posted By zerocool33

I can't believe I don't remember my teacher's...

I can't believe I don't remember my teacher's name from last year...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,299
Posted By zerocool33

I just bought my 10' Trek 2.3 the other day so...

I just bought my 10' Trek 2.3 the other day so I'm a bit biased. Time will tell once I can get in some long rides to decide how it goes, but I'm very optimistic so far. And people can bash on Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,541
Posted By zerocool33

I would also say Titanium. I plan on getting one...

I would also say Titanium. I plan on getting one in a year or so. I'm actually looking at a CX frame personally. If I'm going to have something for a long time I want it to be versatile and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By zerocool33

The CAAD9-5 was the other bike I had to choose...

The CAAD9-5 was the other bike I had to choose from between the Trek 2.3 I bought, and the Felt F75. I too could not deny the overwhelming positive responses to the CAAD9 on the forums. Too bad the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By zerocool33

My 2.3 is an 2010 model.

My 2.3 is an 2010 model.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 09:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,418
Posted By zerocool33

yeah.

yeah.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,695
Posted By zerocool33

Saddlebag

What are you rockin? Just curious.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,452
Posted By zerocool33

My main reason for going with speedplays was due...

My main reason for going with speedplays was due to the fact that they were dual side entry. Kinda like having eggbeaters on my road bike, but with a little more platform. I have the chromo version...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By zerocool33

5 year old helmet = Gangsta

5 year old helmet = Gangsta
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By zerocool33

I was in the same dilemma and ended up with a...

I was in the same dilemma and ended up with a Trek 2.3 last Saturday. I only paid $1350 for the 2.3 at my LBS compared to the $1485 another shop an hour away wanted. It didn't hurt that the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 591
Posted By zerocool33

Pierogi > Thai

Pierogi > Thai
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,452
Posted By zerocool33

I just got some speedplay light actions. Pretty...

I just got some speedplay light actions. Pretty decent so far, but haven't had a long ride either.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 08:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,418
Posted By zerocool33

Ok, they're made by Top Key then...jeez, you...

Ok, they're made by Top Key then...jeez, you don't have to get all thuggish ruggish.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By zerocool33

I also do not like presta valves. I have a lot...

I also do not like presta valves. I have a lot of problems when I connect my pump. I currently have a bontrager after chucking my specialized which had the same problem. It seems like the pump...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By zerocool33

Nice bike and picture! The 1.5 is from their...

Nice bike and picture! The 1.5 is from their white aluminum while the 2 series is made from their black aluminum which is hydroformed. I still love that lime color! I'm picking up my 2.3 this...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,418
Posted By zerocool33

that Cannondale Synapse probably was made by...

that Cannondale Synapse probably was made by Giant. So yeah, go with the Giant.
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