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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-09, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By leakysieve

harsher ride but better handling. Youll want to...

harsher ride but better handling. Youll want to run higher pressure too.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By leakysieve

This could be an issue. Typically if a pro didn't...

This could be an issue. Typically if a pro didn't do it, then it makes things way harder to get them to admit it was their fault.
03-28-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By leakysieve

Rides near Yakima

Im headed to Yakima next weekend to visits my Grandparents. They live in the Terrace Heights neighborhood. Anyone know of good rides under 50 miles or so. I would prefer to not need to drive but if i...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By leakysieve

I agree, that being said I still dont have a...

I agree, that being said I still dont have a pump. I ride down to the LBS and use theirs when i need a top off.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 03:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By leakysieve

Most standard air compressors will go to about...

Most standard air compressors will go to about 160 psi. I cant imagine gas station compressors being any less than 120. filling a 40 psi tire with 60 psi would be slow.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-09, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,836
Posted By leakysieve

The ultregras i believe are a bit heavier,...

The ultregras i believe are a bit heavier, however IMO they are the better pedal.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-09, 09:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,593
Posted By leakysieve

What???!!!

What???!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 02:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,180
Posted By leakysieve

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,604
Posted By leakysieve

correct me if im wrong, but almost nobody owns...

correct me if im wrong, but almost nobody owns their own dedicated plant in china. Companies simply turn to the low bidder, so the factory is simply on a contract with PI. It wouldn't be that hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,604
Posted By leakysieve

I like how they bothered to put the sizing chart...

I like how they bothered to put the sizing chart up. I didnt see an "all" size in there
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By leakysieve

Yes, because the width of the entire cassette is...

Yes, because the width of the entire cassette is the same, so in order to accommodate and extra cog in that space, they must all be placed closer together. This is also why there is 10 speed chain,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By leakysieve

This is exactly what i have heard. Plus they are...

This is exactly what i have heard. Plus they are $$$. Just your yourself a sram chain and call it good.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By leakysieve

My grandpa, who is has been a cyclist for 70...

My grandpa, who is has been a cyclist for 70 years, and is a doctor scared me into getting a saddle with a cutout by telling me how a regular saddle can cause ED by pinching nerves. I deiced i would...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,211
Posted By leakysieve

Visor is a mountain bike device. You'll be...

Visor is a mountain bike device. You'll be laughed at for wearing one on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By leakysieve

Apparently, the FD is the most noticeable...

Apparently, the FD is the most noticeable difference between Ultegra and DA.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 04:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,366
Posted By leakysieve

Or they will, because the guads will be hidden...

Or they will, because the guads will be hidden behind the hair
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By leakysieve

Can't beat the R700...

Can't beat the R700 (http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=22337&subcategory_ID=5122), great crankest. It's a compact only configuration though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By leakysieve

FSA gossamer = rubbish

FSA gossamer = rubbish
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By leakysieve

+1, its 31.6

+1, its 31.6
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By leakysieve

Lets not forget that when you pump up the tires,...

Lets not forget that when you pump up the tires, you are compressing air into them and thus adding more weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By leakysieve

Wheels, by a long shot. The difference between DA...

Wheels, by a long shot. The difference between DA and Ultegra Sl's isn't even noticeable.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By leakysieve

I had a mystery vibration up front. Turns out it...

I had a mystery vibration up front. Turns out it was the cable housings banging against each other where they crossed. Next time you hear it, move them apart and see if it goes away.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By leakysieve

Tread causes this sound by trapping air, which...

Tread causes this sound by trapping air, which doesn't necessarily mean more resistance against the pavement.
03-10-09, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 366,906
Posted By leakysieve

Have: 56cm Cannondale Six Carbon frame in black ...

Have: 56cm Cannondale Six Carbon frame in black
Want: Six13 or CAAD 9 frame 56, possibly 54
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By leakysieve

Room at the toe box is the least important part...

Room at the toe box is the least important part of road shoe fit, that is if there is extra. Any part of your foot and shoe that are in front of the pedal axle don't contribute to pedaling. As said...
03-09-09, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By leakysieve

You could try and increase the cable tension a...

You could try and increase the cable tension a bit. You should also observe the cable on a normal shift and on the bad shift to see if more cable is fed out on the bad shift.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-09, 01:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By leakysieve

Hey, now you can blame the scratch on your...

Hey, now you can blame the scratch on your crankarm on him, not your dog, and make him buy you a new crankset.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By leakysieve

Good stuff. If all you're trying to do is get...

Good stuff. If all you're trying to do is get drunk, why not.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By leakysieve

indeed. pics or it never happened

indeed. pics or it never happened
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,298
Posted By leakysieve

I have an Ideale on my vintage Sekai. They are...

I have an Ideale on my vintage Sekai. They are amazing, though I couldn't imagine putting it on my Cannondale, maybe ill give it a try.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By leakysieve

Oh I would like a Six13 frame set.

Oh I would like a Six13 frame set.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By leakysieve

Six13 is amazing. The carbon placement makes a...

Six13 is amazing. The carbon placement makes a big difference. The aluminum makes the back end and bottom bracket stiff and responsive, while the carbon tubes dampen vibration and save weight. As far...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By leakysieve

Yes, this is a large part to do with it I'm sure....

Yes, this is a large part to do with it I'm sure. The northwest rep is a great guy.



The master wrench at the LBS did the whole setup. Him, the Cannondale rep, and myself went through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By leakysieve

Canndale Customer Service

They have the best customer service I have ever dealt with. Period. When my Six13 frame cracked, I was riding on a new frame by the end of the week. Lately I've been having some problems getting my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By leakysieve

Aluminum with carbon rear seat stays is bogus. It...

Aluminum with carbon rear seat stays is bogus. It doesn't do anything except add that all to precious carbon to the bike so that an uneducated consumer can have a bike with carbon, which of course...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,046
Posted By leakysieve

It wont be long before our friend with the...

It wont be long before our friend with the Ultimate Madone decides he needs to one-up himself with one of these.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 02:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By leakysieve

I have a 42 inch chest. I were a Pearl Izumi size...

I have a 42 inch chest. I were a Pearl Izumi size M. No complaints. Same story with the bibs.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By leakysieve

A friend of mine is cycling across New Zeland...

A friend of mine is cycling across New Zeland right now. He simply built a plywood crate for his bike and it was less that 50 pounds so it didn't cost him a thing to ship it down there, just checked...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,014
Posted By leakysieve

it depends on what the rest of your gettup is...

it depends on what the rest of your gettup is like.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,444
Posted By leakysieve

I was on a big organized ride, were talking like...

I was on a big organized ride, were talking like 5000 riders, and some guy was driving and honking at everybody he felt were too far in the lane or something. He was the one getting a lot of fingers.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-09, 04:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By leakysieve

+1, if it feels good its right. I set my bike up...

+1, if it feels good its right. I set my bike up till everything felt right and nothing hurt or got sore during normal riding. Eventually I began to second guess myself so I went to the fitter. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,338
Posted By leakysieve

I didn't get fit in B-ham. I couldn't find...

I didn't get fit in B-ham. I couldn't find anybody who is an actual certified fitter. Funny thing is when i hopped on the bike and started pedaling the fitter asked me a few questions, walked around...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,338
Posted By leakysieve

The fit is very good. Other than a 55 would be...

The fit is very good. Other than a 55 would be perfect. I don't have any pics of me on the bike (plus this instantly becomes a "fit" thread if I put those up), but I do have one of the bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,338
Posted By leakysieve

Im awkwardly in between a 54 and a 56. Im running...

Im awkwardly in between a 54 and a 56. Im running a 130 stem on a 56, the 54, was just too small. When i get down into a full aero tuck I loose a little comfort but I can still chill there for a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,338
Posted By leakysieve

How much are you in the drops?

For me, it all the time. If I'm going more that about 12mph I'm in the hooks, even when I'm not racing. I told my fitter this and he seemed really surprised. He said "then lets take out a spacer or...
Forum: Foo
03-04-09, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By leakysieve

I haven't done it since I switched to Verizon...

I haven't done it since I switched to Verizon Fios like 8 months ago. They don't throttle.

Edit: And yes, I do realize tor won't help with throttling.
Forum: Foo
03-04-09, 03:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By leakysieve

Utorrent client. I used to use azures but not...

Utorrent client. I used to use azures but not anymore. Ill search with BT junkie, pirate bay, mininova. I always run Peer Guardian and if I get really paranoid I use a program called TOR which...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By leakysieve

When checking the top tube clearance you want to...

When checking the top tube clearance you want to have your cycling shoes on, cause thats how it will be when your riding and thats when clearance matters.

They should give you some credit if not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By leakysieve

I couldn't have put it better. A true time trial...

I couldn't have put it better. A true time trial bike is substantially different than a road bike in more ways than just a few aero parts. The geometry would be different, as well as the overall...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,998
Posted By leakysieve

This gets my vote. I do like my Legacy GT wagon a...

This gets my vote. I do like my Legacy GT wagon a lot too.
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