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04-12-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By bartturner

Hacked di2 issue where not getting clean shifts

I purchased some of the DigiKey momentary switches, http://www.digikey.com/...t-detail/en/MTG72AD2 I originally used with Ultegra Di2 and they worked without a problem on my P4.

I recently...
11-05-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By bartturner

Drilled the hole and finished the Di2 build. I...

Drilled the hole and finished the Di2 build. I am still doing some tweaking. The hole drilling turned out to be pretty much a non-event. It was very easy to do. The top hole feels like there is...
10-31-12, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By bartturner

Drilling one of two holes into a P4. Which should I drill?

I am installing Di2 on a 2011 P4. I have to make a hole from the bottom of the bike under the bottom bracket into the frame of the bike to access the seat post. One way or another I am drilling...
10-29-12, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By bartturner

Exactly what I was looking for. I have given up...

Exactly what I was looking for. I have given up after spending hours searching. It would be really cool if they actually just built in this capability into the actual aero bars. Maybe some day
10-23-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By bartturner

Need quick disconnect cable but where there is no bare cable. Solutions?

I need to be able to disconnect a brake cable but where I need to disconnect it is cable with housing. Are there any solutions out there that enable disconnecting a cable with housing?

Something...
10-13-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By bartturner

Wiring P4 with Di2 without drillling any holes

I am adding Ultegra di2 to my P4. I will be using my own battery and switches.

I plan to put all electronics in the frame and seat post. I am using my own battery and putting it in the seat...
10-04-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By bartturner

I will be using a non Shimano battery that does...

I will be using a non Shimano battery that does fit in the frame no problem. It is long and skinny. The issue is the Shimano battery mount. I need to make it smaller so that I can fit it in the...
10-04-12, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By bartturner

Di2 Ultegra DIY - Need to put battery mount into frame. Anyone cut it down?

I am starting a project of putting Ultegra DI2 on my P4. I want to put pretty much everything in the frame. Curious if anyone cut down the battery mount. I will be using my own battery and just...
07-31-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By bartturner

Going from 12-23 cassette to 12-27. Can I use same chain?

I am going to purchase a 12-27 cassette to replace a 12-23. I was curious if I would be able to use same chain?

Thanks!
Forum: Triathlon
06-30-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,910
Posted By bartturner

I appreciate Playpius honesty. What I hate on...

I appreciate Playpius honesty. What I hate on the forum is the bike dealers making up stories about BD. Usually they heard from a friend.

I think it is a difficult situation. In the last year I...
Forum: Triathlon
06-27-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,466
Posted By bartturner

Two solutions. Try the Gutr. Search for it on...

Two solutions. Try the Gutr. Search for it on Amazon. It is a plastic strip you wear on your forehead that catches the sweat and routes it to the sides.

Another incredible solution is the...
Forum: Triathlon
06-27-09, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By bartturner

P2C and get the wheels or even better a PowerTap

P2C and get the wheels or even better a PowerTap
06-26-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By bartturner

anyone pruchase Castelli Cervelo Test Team Aero Race Jersey and can comment on size?

I am planning on purchasing the Castelli Cervelo Test Team Aero Race Jersey. I am torn between a M and L. Usually I purchase a M in everything. But the chest size for the M is pretty small, 37" -...
09-29-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By bartturner

Looking for inexpensive repair bike stand. Recommendation needed

I purchased the inexpensive Spin Doctor repair stand and it is worthless. It will not hold my P2C. I am looking to return and buy another repair stand. Looking for recommendation. Not really will...
Forum: Triathlon
09-24-08, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By bartturner

I am using a Travel Trac Century Fluid Trainer.

I am using a Travel Trac Century Fluid Trainer.
Forum: Triathlon
09-23-08, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By bartturner

What skewer has worked with P2C for using in trainer?

I want to use my P2C with my trainer but the skewer with my trainer hits the frame of the P2C. I need a skewer that is small on the end. Someone recommended a Tacx Trainer Skewer. But like to find...
09-23-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By bartturner

What skewer works with P2C for using in trainer?

I want to use my P2C with my trainer but the skewer with my trainer hits the frame of the P2C. I need a skewer that is small on the end. Someone recommended a Tacx Trainer Skewer. But like to find...
09-04-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By bartturner

Chain care. What do most people do?

I have been riding about 80 miles a week for the last year and a half. I have two bikes a road bike and tri. Neither bike have I done any maintenance. In particular I have done nothing with the...
09-04-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By bartturner

What tools do I need to put a cassette on a wheel?

I have most work done at LBS but it is time for me to start doing my own work. I am buying a PowerTap 2.4 with wheel and plan to put the cassette on the wheel myself. BUt have no idea what tools...
09-04-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By bartturner

I am going to buy the torque wrench at Nashbar. ...

I am going to buy the torque wrench at Nashbar. It is $50.00.

Yes I had a 3 hour fitting done at the bike store where I purchased the Cervelo. But what I want to do is mark where everything is...
09-03-08, 08:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,594
Posted By bartturner

I very much focus on average speed. I also only...

I very much focus on average speed. I also only ride solo. On my P2C, with aero helmet, tri suit, aero HED H3 wheel I average 23.1 mph, killing myself, on my 15 mile, flat loop. I have averaged...
09-03-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By bartturner

Where to get torque hex key wrench?

I want to adjust the seat on my P2C higher and lower. My LBS has told me that I have to use a torque wrench to do this. So I need a allen torque wrench. Anyone know where to get an inexpensive one?
09-03-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By bartturner

Are 9 speed and 10 speed cassettes interchangeable?

I am going to purchase an Open Pro wheel with a PowerTap 2.4SL. I have two bikes that I want to use it on. The first bike is a Cervelo P2C and I count 9 rows of teeth so assume this is a nine...
09-03-08, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,471
Posted By bartturner

What do people carry to fix flats with clinchers?

guess I have been lucky but never had a flat. I also don't carry anything, except a cell phone, to fix a flat.

I am a complete novice on this. What exactly should I carry? I assume CO2 pump...
09-03-08, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By bartturner

Open Pro rim or DT RR1.1? Have a choice with a PowerTap SL 2.4

I have the choice of getting my PowerTap SL 2.4 with a Mavic Open Pro wheel or a DT RR1.1 wheel. Any advice which one I should choose?

I am getting the PowerTap for $1199 including hub, computer...
08-22-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By bartturner

Need quality floor pump. This will be my 3rd try

I have purchased two floor pumps and they both are C*ap. I need a pump that is rock solid. Only insterested in Presta. Need it to go to 140psi if possible. Could live with 120psi.

Thanks in...
08-22-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By bartturner

Purchasing HED H3s. Do I need new skewers?

Or can I use the skewers from the Shimano RS10 wheels that are already on the bike?

What else do I need to buy? I am purchasing

- HED 3 Clinchers

- Mich Pro Racer II tires 700x23

- ...
Forum: Triathlon
08-19-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By bartturner

Any idea how much the wheel covers weigh? Did...

Any idea how much the wheel covers weigh? Did not see it on the web site.
Forum: Triathlon
08-19-08, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,204
Posted By bartturner

Curious to what the weight of the cover from...

Curious to what the weight of the cover from WheelBuilder.com. Does anyone know? Don't see it on the web site.
Forum: Triathlon
08-15-08, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,303
Posted By bartturner

Is it realistic to compare the improvement in the...

Is it realistic to compare the improvement in the percentage of wattage improvement to speed improvement? In other words if you are averaging 25mph and the areo helmet improved things in wattage...
Forum: Triathlon
08-13-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By bartturner

Buying LG Pro Tri Suit. What Size?

My chest is a 38, waist 31 and hips are 36. My gut is a 33. Using the LG sizing on the web site I should purchase a XS or S. That just seems crazy. I feel more comfortable purchasing a medium.
...
Forum: Triathlon
08-13-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By bartturner

Need help on size for LG Tri Air 2 cycling shoes

I have finally decided on a new Tri shoe. My problem is what size do I buy. My foot is a US 9.5. I have Adidas road shoes and wear a US 9/ EUR 42 2/3. These fit well. Any advice on what size to...
08-13-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By bartturner

Help on size for LG Tri Air 2 cycling shoes

I have finally decided on a new Tri shoe. My problem is what size do I buy. My foot is a US 9.5. I have Adidas road shoes and wear a US 9/ EUR 42 2/3. These fit well. Any advice on what size to...
08-13-08, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By bartturner

A little more info. I am in pretty good...

A little more info.

I am in pretty good shape. I get the tugs in my calfs after about 45 minutes of riding. I ride a hilly course that has 4 steep hills. I got the cramps at 15 miles in last...
Forum: Triathlon
08-13-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By bartturner

Cramping in calfs. Any help appreciated

I have been doing short triathlons for a couple of years. I purchased a new bike, P2C, that I love. But I have started to have the beginning of cramps in my calfs. Luckly I feel the sharp tug and...
08-13-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By bartturner

Cramps in calfs. Despereate for help!

I have been doing short triathlons for a couple of years. I purchased a new bike, P2C, that I love. But I have started to have the beginning of cramps in my calfs. Luckly I feel the sharp tug and...
Forum: Triathlon
08-12-08, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By bartturner

I am not worried about looking like a tool. It...

I am not worried about looking like a tool. It is not like I am single or really care that much what people think. I was more curious if I would notice any speed difference. I purchased a LG aero...
08-06-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,122
Posted By bartturner

After having my P2C for two+ weeks I love the...

After having my P2C for two+ weeks I love the bike.

I will say that my Le Champion is a great value. When comparing the two bikes one was $1200 and the other $3,000. The wheels are better on...
Forum: Triathlon
07-24-08, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By bartturner

I am 6' with a 35.1" inseam and feell really good...

I am 6' with a 35.1" inseam and feell really good on my 58 P2C.
Forum: Triathlon
07-21-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By bartturner

Thanks a ton. Also found it on the Nashbar...

Thanks a ton.

Also found it on the Nashbar web site. Weird it is not under hydration. Do I need the bracket? Or does it just fit between the bars on a P2C. It looks like it just lays in...
Forum: Triathlon
07-21-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By bartturner

Replace stock RS10 P2C wheels with RS20. Opinions?

I just purchased a P2C and it came with Shimano RS10 wheels. I am thinking about replacing the RS10 with RS20 wheels for training. Does not seem to be much of a price difference. The RS10 spokes...
07-21-08, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By bartturner

Need hands free hydration. What is called? Where can I buy?

I need a hydration system where it is mounted under aero bars and a straw sticks up. I have seen this. I usually shop at Nashbar or Peformance and can't find this on either web site.

What is it...
Forum: Triathlon
07-21-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By bartturner

Need hands free hydration. What is it called? Where can I buy?

I need a hydration system where it is mounted under aero bars and a straw sticks up. I have seen this. I usually shop at Nashbar or Peformance and can't find this on either web site.

What is it...
07-21-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,122
Posted By bartturner

Update

I ended up taking the 58. Wow I absoutely love the bike. First run on the new bike I averaged 22.1mph. Record on old bike was 20.6.

Now I warmed up well, ate a little food, which I usually...
Forum: Triathlon
07-18-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By bartturner

How to mount computer on P2C?

I purchased a P2C and there does not seem to be any place to mount a computer. How have other mounted their computers?
07-18-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,122
Posted By bartturner

Update: I could have my P2C sooner built out...

Update:

I could have my P2C sooner built out to my spec but I really wanted to wait until my birthday. So today was the day to pick it up and then I would ride it on Sunday. I called the LBS and...
Forum: Triathlon
07-18-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By bartturner

Well I have done a lot of research. I rode a 54"...

Well I have done a lot of research. I rode a 54" and a 56". I felt like the 56" was perfect. Did not ride a 58. Purchased a 56. Told the LBS I did not want to pickup until today. He had to...
Forum: Triathlon
07-18-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By bartturner

Have 35" inseam. What size Cervelo P2C? 56? or 58?

I have a 35" inseam and just from inseam measurement what size Cervelo P2C would be recommended?

Bart
07-14-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,122
Posted By bartturner

Time for an update. Just by chance it turns out...

Time for an update. Just by chance it turns out to be almost exactly a year later. My opinions sure have changed in a year. This is going to be a little long but let me explain.

First, the BD...
07-14-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By bartturner

Reasonable price aero helmet. Recommendations?

I am looking to purchase a new helmet. Looking for something aero. My helmet now is from Wal-mart. Something under $100. Any recommendations?

I bike about 30 miles at a time five days a week. ...
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