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12-09-13, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By chado445510

Bumping only because the auction ends soon. Any...

Bumping only because the auction ends soon. Any insight would be appreciated!
12-08-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By chado445510

9 speed chainring, 11 speed chain.

Hi all,

I have a question about a certain chainring I'm looking at buying. There is a 9 speed Dura Ace TT chainring that looks pretty awesome and I have a chance to buy it. Ultimately, it would...
08-15-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By chado445510

Specialized Crux OSBB with Shimano's Hollowtech type crankset

Hello all, I'm thinking that I will put a shimano FC-R700 crank on my new crux. I was wondering if the process to make the two compatible is worth the trouble. According to the specialized website, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By chado445510

Whatever you do, don't use DT revs. I bought some...

Whatever you do, don't use DT revs. I bought some bikehubstore hubs and i'm impressed with them. Cheap, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-12, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By chado445510

Looks like it could go into the ferrules in the...

Looks like it could go into the ferrules in the frame for cable housing. Perhaps included if you wanted to make it a single speed, or use Di2, so water wouldn't get in to the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,500
Posted By chado445510

I'm pretty sure the aero/non-aero spoke idea...

I'm pretty sure the aero/non-aero spoke idea isn't really all that effective. The difference between 20/24 aero spokes and 28/32 round spokes is ridiculously small, and would not account for even one...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-12, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,819
Posted By chado445510

So you're telling me that 1-2mm will cause a...

So you're telling me that 1-2mm will cause a drastic difference in the handling, aerodynamics, and comfort of my bicycle?!?!

How much do 1mm steerer tube spacers weigh?
10-19-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By chado445510

That's good news. I'm going to have to find space...

That's good news. I'm going to have to find space for my three bikes though. The essentials: Road, Mountain, and Cross.

Typically I will ride base if it's over 20 F, under that, it certainly...
10-11-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By chado445510

I suppose that is comforting. Definitely better...

I suppose that is comforting. Definitely better than running through 3 feet of snow every day!

Thanks!
10-10-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By chado445510

Colorado cycling season

Hello all,

I am considering attending college at Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. I do a lot of racing here on the east coast (NH, MA, etc), so early season training is important. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By chado445510

I crashed descending in Majorca just this April....

I crashed descending in Majorca just this April. Front wheel slid out, and I slid a little bit. I was very nervous for the rest of the trip. I stayed nervous for a few months, but I noticed very...
07-15-12, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

I was worried that the BHS hubs would be too...

I was worried that the BHS hubs would be too loud, but once they get on the wheels, it's really just a hum while freewheeling. Before tires and glue, the wheels were 1340g. With the tires, they...
07-11-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

Well, I finally got the wheels finished. Here are...

Well, I finally got the wheels finished. Here are some on the bike. If anyone is still reading this thread and wants more, ask, and you shall receive. They corner beautifully, and I haven't noticed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By chado445510

Rob didn't pedal through the corners!

Rob didn't pedal through the corners!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-12, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By chado445510

I'd say that's pretty good advice. I've done...

I'd say that's pretty good advice. I've done probably about 25 miles of non pavement riding in the last week with my Michelin Pro4 Race tires ranging from hard packed dirt road to mountain bike trail...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-12, 08:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,651
Posted By chado445510

This. They put your foot in the shoe in a...

This.

They put your foot in the shoe in a bag and hook it up to a vacuum. Interesting process.
05-22-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

Well, I just made it around to buying a set of...

Well, I just made it around to buying a set of rims. Ebay auction ended on Sunday, I won a set of NOS double-eyeletted Mavic GL330 rims, and I am currently deciding what I'm going to do with them....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By chado445510

Love the Pinarello, that is awesome. Beautiful...

Love the Pinarello, that is awesome. Beautiful lettering as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By chado445510

Mine only clicks if I really sit on the nose, and...

Mine only clicks if I really sit on the nose, and then shift the weight back and forth on the saddle. I've used mine for probably 8000 miles, no problem. Unless it is constantly clicking I wouldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By chado445510

I threw my new pair on the race wheels today, and...

I threw my new pair on the race wheels today, and they are excellent. I have the racing kind, and they are so grippy, it is impressive. I think these tires are great, and that they would be an...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,562
Posted By chado445510

I will probably buy a few sports cars and then...

I will probably buy a few sports cars and then maybe round it out with a Shivs for me and the team. Bike racks, too.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,950
Posted By chado445510

I did a 5.5 hour ride yesterday on really crappy...

I did a 5.5 hour ride yesterday on really crappy roads and I was mostly fine. If the roads were well paved it would not have been a problem at all for me. I have the Toupé Expert, with the least...
03-25-12, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,299,955
Posted By chado445510

Got a hand-me-down SL3 from my team, I love it!...

Got a hand-me-down SL3 from my team, I love it! Built it up with DA and some other cool bits.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7207/6872057529_75ef47e990_b.jpg
...
03-18-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 683,654
Posted By chado445510

Good race! Sometimes that happens, just wait for...

Good race! Sometimes that happens, just wait for the next one. It'll be better.

Anyway, I just wanted to let you know that if you're hurting, everyone else is too. One big thing about racing is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 328,065
Posted By chado445510

I love this thread.

I love this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,479
Posted By chado445510

I have Ksyrium Equipes and they work great. Super...

I have Ksyrium Equipes and they work great. Super durable. 10000 miles and they haven't been trued once, and they are still perfectly round. I also have another set of mavics-CC SLRs, and they work...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By chado445510

I use Nike running tights in all temps and they...

I use Nike running tights in all temps and they work very well. I wear a set of bibs under them, and sometimes leg warmers and long socks if its very cold, and I never feel like I need more. They are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By chado445510

I used mine as race tires and I got gashes large...

I used mine as race tires and I got gashes large enough to throw them out after every 8 races or so. Maybe only 320 miles/tire. This year I will be using Conti 4000s and the new Pro 4 tire for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By chado445510

If you want them to be nice pedals, I would buy...

If you want them to be nice pedals, I would buy 7810 pedals. They're lighter by far than the 105 pedals, and their platform (which is the same as the rest of them) is excellent. Since they are no...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,406
Posted By chado445510

This is a good deal, however Buying online...

This is a good deal, however

Buying online as a beginner (or anyone planning to learn a considerable amount about bicycles and repair) is a bad idea. Bike shops will be more happy to help you if...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 929
Posted By chado445510

+1 Really just a waste of time. Nothing...

+1

Really just a waste of time. Nothing interesting anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By chado445510

Yup, my parents had them custom made. They love...

Yup, my parents had them custom made. They love 'em.



That is Gore Ride-On stuff. the LBS had it on the back shelf and i asked them if they had any red stuff and they were like, "I think we...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By chado445510

I really wanted an S-Works crankset too, but I...

I really wanted an S-Works crankset too, but I have a threaded BB, so we couldn't make it work. I would have used the 52/36 option too if I could have.

Instead I have a 52/39 with a 14-28 cassette...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By chado445510

It should weigh about 16.25 lbs when I get the...

It should weigh about 16.25 lbs when I get the 7800 pedals on there.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By chado445510

I was using my mom's Canon E60D. Not sure about...

I was using my mom's Canon E60D. Not sure about the lens, not a big photography guy. But it does take come cool photos.

I forgot to mention that I have Ultegra 6700 pedals on there. I weighed it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By chado445510

Specialized Tarmac SL3 Build

Just got it back from the shop.

Frame/fork: Specialized SL3 Tarmac
Wheels (race): Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR
Groupset: All DA 7900 with the exception of the KMC Gold Chain
Bars: Deda Zero100...
02-01-12, 06:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

Yup, that's about right. We're getting ready for...

Yup, that's about right. We're getting ready for a 48 degree day down here. I want some real snow at least once this winter, just to remember what its like!
01-31-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

I just found a supplier in France that will sell...

I just found a supplier in France that will sell a NOS Arc en Ciel 32h rim for pretty cheap. That and a pair of CX 18s on ebay are about the same price, so it really could be either one. That would...
01-31-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

Right now I'm just working with some rims that I...

Right now I'm just working with some rims that I might look in to buying if this will work out. I will probably use a ten speed hub in the build.
01-31-12, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

So I'm good with any type of hub so long as it...

So I'm good with any type of hub so long as it isn't straight pull? I was thinking about putting on some regular shimano hubs but I'm open to suggestions. It's looking like a pretty cool build. I...
01-30-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

So a vintage rim would do fine with high...

So a vintage rim would do fine with high tensions, etc? I think 2-3 years would be a fair time, hopefully that is realistic. thanks for your help!
01-30-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By chado445510

Building a vintage wheelset with modern parts - any problems?

Hello everyone!

I come mostly from the Road subforum. I started racing a few years ago and now I'm looking into building a new training wheelset for a new build this year.

I was originally...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By chado445510

Yup, Ultegra has a 14-15 option. I use it to...

Yup, Ultegra has a 14-15 option. I use it to conform with junior gearing requirements, and it has very small gaps. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25. About 90 dollars.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By chado445510

Alright, problem solved. Went to the LBS and they...

Alright, problem solved. Went to the LBS and they suggested that I go with a 52/39 and mix my junior cassette with a 11-28 and take the 21, 24, and 28t cogs off of the spare cassette and throw it on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By chado445510

If I used a 53t, the rollout for one revolution...

If I used a 53t, the rollout for one revolution of the crankset would be over 26', the maximum limit for one revolution. 52 x 14 as the largest gear gives a perfect 26' rollout, which is why it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By chado445510

Crankset recommendations

Hi everyone.

I'm building up a Tarmac SL3 for next year's racing season, and I'm in a bit of a pickle. For junior racing, I can not have any higher than a 52t big chainring. I would also prefer...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By chado445510

This is it i believe:...

This is it i believe: http://www.ebay.com/itm/2011-Kestrel-4000LTD-Aero-Carbon-Fiber-Triathalon-Bike-Limited-Edition-/140676209231?pt=Road_Bikes&hash=item20c0f49a4f#ht_946wt_1189
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,039
Posted By chado445510

Yes, very possible. WW has a fantastic thread on...

Yes, very possible. WW has a fantastic thread on this. gimme a sec.

Alright, here it is.

http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=62998

Many builds were completed with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,159
Posted By chado445510

I got some nice hemp work "cycling" gloves for...

I got some nice hemp work "cycling" gloves for Christmas this year from my grand mother. It was an awesome gesture because she has a million children to shop for, but I had the opportunity to ask my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,529
Posted By chado445510

Well I love my Mavic shoes. They're very well...

Well I love my Mavic shoes. They're very well made, and comfortable for me. The retaining system (especially the heel support) is awesome and they look good. And if they're new, $150 is a great deal.
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