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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,284
Posted By ranger5oh

Im 5'10.5 and I rode a 56cm CAAD8, which was...

Im 5'10.5 and I rode a 56cm CAAD8, which was slightly too big. A 54cm would have been perfect.

Honestly, I bet a 58cm would be too large for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By ranger5oh

Need Mavic WinTech Manual - HEL

Can someone with a user manual scan and email me a copy... or post a link... or something. I can not seem to find my manual, and I cant remember how to set the darn thing up!?

Thanks

Andy
Forum: Triathlon
02-10-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By ranger5oh

Use the tri bike. Train how you race, you will be...

Use the tri bike. Train how you race, you will be the fastest this way.
Forum: Triathlon
02-08-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,884
Posted By ranger5oh

Hey.. why are you timing 800m? What distance race...

Hey.. why are you timing 800m? What distance race are you doing.. 800m swim? If you can hold 1:30min per 100m, that is a good time. You will be in the back of the front of the pack.. or the front of...
Forum: Triathlon
02-08-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,640
Posted By ranger5oh

This thing looks like a hunk of carp. That rear...

This thing looks like a hunk of carp. That rear gap is ridiculous.
Forum: Triathlon
11-06-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By ranger5oh

Do you train on a Jet 90? Seems like too deep a...

Do you train on a Jet 90? Seems like too deep a rim for training to me. I would put it on something like a 404 or get it laced to a Open Pro rim.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-07, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By ranger5oh

Are you walking up the hills, cause clipless are...

Are you walking up the hills, cause clipless are way slower to walk in than my tennies.
Forum: Triathlon
10-10-07, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By ranger5oh

Having the "right" equipment will make a...

Having the "right" equipment will make a difference...is it enough to go spend tons of money on for your first sprint... no.
Forum: Triathlon
10-10-07, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By ranger5oh

Have you done brick workouts? I personally train...

Have you done brick workouts? I personally train at the pace i race. If I run 7min miles for training, after I have gotten off the bike, then I tend to run 7 mn miles on race day.

Im not sure...
Forum: Triathlon
09-28-07, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,294
Posted By ranger5oh

It is obvious you arent a triathlete. As far...

It is obvious you arent a triathlete.

As far as the helmet goes, yes, it does make a bigger difference than the wheels. Repeating a fact doesn't make the fact true, but merely publicizes it. So...
09-28-07, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By ranger5oh

interesting...

interesting...
Forum: Triathlon
09-28-07, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By ranger5oh

Im going to tighten mine tonight..thanks for the...

Im going to tighten mine tonight..thanks for the post, but sorry about your accident. I hope you have a full and speedy recovery!
Forum: Triathlon
09-28-07, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By ranger5oh

If a wetsuit is allowed, wear one. If you plan on...

If a wetsuit is allowed, wear one. If you plan on staying in the sport, I would definitely reccommend buying one. You really need to have it fit perfectly, and train in it a couple times. You will be...
Forum: Triathlon
09-28-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By ranger5oh

tri shoes are great, but as the temp outside gets...

tri shoes are great, but as the temp outside gets colder they allow too much air to get in and make my feet cold. There is no reason why you cant use them all the time though with proper feet warmers.
Forum: Triathlon
09-28-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,294
Posted By ranger5oh

Aero helmet does more than a set of aero wheels. ...

Aero helmet does more than a set of aero wheels.

You never run a disc on front, and in fact they arent allowed.

If you have to buy an aero wheel, buy a rear disc.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,543
Posted By ranger5oh

The driver got out to "help" the cyclist? The...

The driver got out to "help" the cyclist? The driver may have been a raging a-hole too... he could have threatened the cyclist? Maybe we just have his side of the story?
09-24-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,744
Posted By ranger5oh

Id probably have yelled with my finger.

Id probably have yelled with my finger.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 10:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,803
Posted By ranger5oh

Love the new Tri-bike!

Love the new Tri-bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,225
Posted By ranger5oh

wow... I bet that think is gonna be like $600.

wow... I bet that think is gonna be like $600.
Forum: Triathlon
09-10-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By ranger5oh

No way.. you NEED to train for that swim. You...

No way.. you NEED to train for that swim. You wouldnt complete it. It isnt like running or biking at all. Why dont you try a sprint distance first, and then work up to HIM?

Do you live close...
Forum: Triathlon
09-10-07, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By ranger5oh

MHR is worthless... you need to rely on LT.

MHR is worthless... you need to rely on LT.
Forum: Triathlon
09-10-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 334,894
Posted By ranger5oh

Heres mine... its Just a CAAD8 that I ride in...

Heres mine... its Just a CAAD8 that I ride in triathlons .... It does pretty well.

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e178/ranger5oh/P1010665.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,600
Posted By ranger5oh

I think what everyone here has missed is that...

I think what everyone here has missed is that there are 2 separate forces acting on the wheel.
#1 - The torque applied at the hub
#2 - The aero drag
(I am neglecting hub friction, and tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,868
Posted By ranger5oh

Sunday... Chicago triathlon... old crappy wheels...

Sunday... Chicago triathlon... old crappy wheels with bad bearings... 22.3mph for 1:08:08. Just got me some new carbones, and I can tell its gonna be faster already.
Forum: Commuting
08-31-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,705
Posted By ranger5oh

I love being a roadie :)

I love being a roadie :)
08-28-07, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By ranger5oh

Dura Ace Freehub Compatability - Spacer?

I just bought a set of Cosmic Carbones, and it appears it has a Dura-Ace 10sp freehub. I tried installing a 9sp rear cassette, but the casette wont tighten on it properly as there seems to be about...
07-24-07, 10:51 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 20,970
Posted By ranger5oh

Are these guys really trying to completely ruin...

Are these guys really trying to completely ruin this sport or what!? Its hard to care who wins when you start thinking they are all just using steroids. He was my favorite before this... im really...
07-24-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 20,970
Posted By ranger5oh

Wow... is this true!? I was totally rooting for...

Wow... is this true!? I was totally rooting for him. Im so dissapointed. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
Posted By ranger5oh

Thanks dudes :)

Thanks dudes :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
Posted By ranger5oh

Seatpost size on CAAD 8

All,
I am looking to get a new seatpost for my CAAD8 frame. Anyone know which zize to get? 27mm or 27.2? I cant find any documentation on this?!

Thanks,

Andy.
Forum: Triathlon
07-06-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,440
Posted By ranger5oh

As everyone has said... 1 day a week is not...

As everyone has said... 1 day a week is not enough to improve. I have found that swimming takes a LOT more upkeep than cycling, and especially running. Its like if I take a week off swimming, I feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,034
Posted By ranger5oh

Hrm... all good thoughts... Im trying to be more...

Hrm... all good thoughts... Im trying to be more "aero" but still carry the pack. I bought water bottle mounts for the rear, behind the seat, but it screws the pooch on the equpment pack. One that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,034
Posted By ranger5oh

Options besides under seat tool carrier?

Are there other options besides carrying my tool set and innertube below my seat in a small pack? Is there some other small pack that might mount somewhere else?
05-16-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,726
Posted By ranger5oh

peanut butter, honey, and bananas

peanut butter, honey, and bananas
05-15-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,556
Posted By ranger5oh

I have a chrome messenger bag... it is the...

I have a chrome messenger bag... it is the highest quality bag I have ever seen in my life. They sell a really small version too. I have a Citizen sized bag, which fits my laptop, book, and some...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By ranger5oh

It shouldnt exactly matter what ring you hook it...

It shouldnt exactly matter what ring you hook it back onto, it should "fix itself" as you pedal forward. Typically this problem happens from being "cross chained." Try to stop cross chaining, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-07, 10:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,361
Posted By ranger5oh

I ride with music sometimes, it doesnt affect my...

I ride with music sometimes, it doesnt affect my riding, or hearing at all. UNLESS, i turn it up way too loud. I tend to ride with it at a level I can still hear ambient noise, so I see no real...
05-11-07, 10:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,883
Posted By ranger5oh

I cant believe noone posted this hog up yet!?? ...

I cant believe noone posted this hog up yet!??

www.hyperbike.info/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,386
Posted By ranger5oh

i vote black. I agree on the nastyness of dirty...

i vote black. I agree on the nastyness of dirty white tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-07, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By ranger5oh

I think what matters is that the money we spend,...

I think what matters is that the money we spend, over time, allows manufacturers to make breakthroughs in technology. I think most of us agree that brifters are much better than the old crap from the...
Forum: Northeast
05-10-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By ranger5oh

Nice fries! Sounds like a cool little ride there....

Nice fries! Sounds like a cool little ride there. No pun intended.
05-10-07, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By ranger5oh

Thats so awesome

Thats so awesome
05-10-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,535
Posted By ranger5oh

He kicked the guy's bike before he tried to pick...

He kicked the guy's bike before he tried to pick it up... and Im not really sure he was going to try to use it as a weapon. I also think the cyclist wasnt doing anything wrong. Its a busy city, with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-07, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By ranger5oh

This is the actual link: ...

This is the actual link:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070503/od_nm/safrica_crime_dc_1;_ylt=Av4oo6Dn.7FibFMZ4A2p62zmWMcF

pretty disturbing.
05-03-07, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By ranger5oh

These mount ot the stem...

These mount ot the stem http://www.profile-design.com/2006_product_pages/aerobars/ the lightning stryke.
05-03-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,125
Posted By ranger5oh

Dont get a tri bike unless you plan on doing...

Dont get a tri bike unless you plan on doing tris, or tts. You will be much happier with a roadie.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-07, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 818
Posted By ranger5oh

Yep...mine wear out quickly too. I dont get it. I...

Yep...mine wear out quickly too. I dont get it. I have made it a point to barely walk on them, and never do I drag my feet to a stop. When these wear out, I may be buying something different. I spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-07, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By ranger5oh

So Im 5'11 and weigh 155, my scale tells me I am...

So Im 5'11 and weigh 155, my scale tells me I am like 19%. I dont believe it. About 3 years ago when I weighed 187 it told me I was 22%. So I have lost over 30# but the fat percentage only changed...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,934
Posted By ranger5oh

How bout "took out a mortgage" . . . . ...

How bout "took out a mortgage"
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Damn bikes these days are expensive!
04-18-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,558
Posted By ranger5oh

Gyroscopic precession... push right go right,...

Gyroscopic precession... push right go right, push left go left. its much more noticeable on a motorcycle, but it works on a bicycle too
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