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06-14-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,529
Posted By seejohnbike

also, robby: if not here, then I'm sure over at...

also, robby: if not here, then I'm sure over at weightweenies they'd be able to get you sorted as for what would shift the best...
06-14-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,529
Posted By seejohnbike

Huh?...

Huh? http://www.fascatpowermeters.com/srm-dura-ace-9000-powermeter/
'In stock'?
06-14-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,529
Posted By seejohnbike

Not using a similar set up, but the google-bot...

Not using a similar set up, but the google-bot quickly led me to this: http://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?page=8&description=Dura-Ace+FC-9000+Crankset&vendorCode=SHIM&major=1&minor=13

So, spacing...
06-04-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,227
Posted By seejohnbike

i'll play along with the analogy for a bit: no....

i'll play along with the analogy for a bit: no. you would not go see a nutritionist about cancer, you would go see a doctor. Specifically, an oncologist. But, still a doctor. So, if you asked an...
06-03-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,227
Posted By seejohnbike

if your coach is worth his salt, he ought to know...

if your coach is worth his salt, he ought to know most about your skills/strengths as a rider, and how best to answer these questions, rather than random jerks on the internet. (sorry, jerks.)

at...
06-03-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,227
Posted By seejohnbike

did your account get hacked or something? The...

did your account get hacked or something? The topic is pretty suspect (really, worrying this much NOW about a race that is in 11 months?), and the grammar is appalling, even by internet forum...
05-20-13, 12:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,479
Posted By seejohnbike

A (1/2/3), B (3/4) C (4/5), and a W/Jr race, so...

A (1/2/3), B (3/4) C (4/5), and a W/Jr race, so it's not exactly the same distribution. I guess, if there were any race to throw a newbie into, I suppose it would be this race (two straights, two...
05-20-13, 11:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,479
Posted By seejohnbike

Turns are banked. Get it right. OP - don't...

Turns are banked. Get it right.

OP - don't PM me to ask this very same question, and then revert back here when you don't hear what you want to. Like I told you (and plenty of others are...
05-11-13, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By seejohnbike

Weekly oval racing is the best way to meet teams,...

Weekly oval racing is the best way to meet teams, hang out, and see what's what. Google ACA racing to see about that, as well as ABRA racing for area stuff. I know there's a few teams hailing from...
05-10-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By seejohnbike

It's just like riding a bicycle... No, but...

It's just like riding a bicycle...

No, but really: don't worry about it - the gap in fitness between 5s and 4s is marginal, and especially if you don't plan on racing immediately, you'll have time...
05-08-13, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 261,488
Posted By seejohnbike

zitter, it's a bummer you didn't get any of the...

zitter, it's a bummer you didn't get any of the feedzone crash - I noticed myself in there a few times (157), and I was hoping that if you were in a similar position to me, I could get a better idea...
04-05-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By seejohnbike

This means you need a fit. It doesn't have to be...

This means you need a fit. It doesn't have to be a couple-hundred dollar, motion capture, laser precision fit, but SOMETHING, because if you're unsure of what's right, that sounds like a pretty easy...
03-20-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,278
Posted By seejohnbike

Entenmann's brownie bites. Carbs, sugars, a...

Entenmann's brownie bites. Carbs, sugars, a little bit of fat, chewy/moist. Not too dense like a cliff bar, not too crumby that you choke or gag trying to breathe while eating em. bite sized....
01-25-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By seejohnbike

It's not like ALL of the 12k forks that are...

It's not like ALL of the 12k forks that are suspect are going to be sent in immediately, and all arrive on the same day. I don't think it's entirely unreasonable to offer 2 week turnaround...
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12-17-12, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,161
Posted By seejohnbike

1) How much of a difference does rim weight make...

1) How much of a difference does rim weight make in acceleration performance in crits/ final 100m road sprints?

Yes. On the one hand, the shallower, lighter rim will give you quicker acceleration....
12-11-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,395
Posted By seejohnbike

I've ridden for teams that have used Hincapie,...

I've ridden for teams that have used Hincapie, ChampSys, and Castelli. For reference, I am 6'1.5", and vary between 165-180 lbs, getting towards the lighter end over time, and fluctuating with...
11-27-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,584
Posted By seejohnbike

yeah yale has a team. a solid one, too. (and they...

yeah yale has a team. a solid one, too. (and they get to roll in a dope tour bus!)

and OP, as per your question about Ds being sketchy/a joke: well, yeah, that's kinda true, but the lower cats DO...
11-06-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,734
Posted By seejohnbike

If all goes well, I'll be there in one of the...

If all goes well, I'll be there in one of the cat3 fields. very excited.
10-01-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,812
Posted By seejohnbike

It's a total bummer when other people get upset...

It's a total bummer when other people get upset just because someone else is having more fun than they are.

Unless this guy is riding like an a-hole/dangerously, who cares. A training crit is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,463
Posted By seejohnbike

or, you'll be the tool in cat 5 with Di2. Do...

or, you'll be the tool in cat 5 with Di2.

Do your time, and gtfo cat 5. Once you're a 4, the quarq will actually help you get out of cat 4. If you like the way Di2 shifts/feels/etc, and you really...
07-16-12, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,190
Posted By seejohnbike

tour of the valley cat 4 full breakdown. While...

tour of the valley cat 4 full breakdown. While it's a stage race, the lower categories were scored on points, omnium style, rather than time.

Friday TT - crappy. Put out decent power numbers for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-12, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,511
Posted By seejohnbike

go for the supersix. the savings alone will put...

go for the supersix. the savings alone will put you well on your way to a new groupset of your choosing. Then, you can turn around and sell the apex group if you like, too, to further help fund...
06-11-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 3,580,717
Posted By seejohnbike

we are a team of many stylin sunglasses,...

we are a team of many stylin sunglasses, including lavender colored little girl sunglasses, and blue-lensed/clear frame wayfarer-styled ones. Get with the program and buy some quality gas-station...
05-22-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,730
Posted By seejohnbike

Well, looks like I'll be renting a car after all....

Well, looks like I'll be renting a car after all. Far from ideal, but I'll be glad to pick up anyone along the way between here (Pittsburgh) and killington. As it stands, I'll be renting a compact,...
05-13-12, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,730
Posted By seejohnbike

If anyone would be coming from as far as...

If anyone would be coming from as far as Pittsburgh, I'm still trying to figure out a ride. being a young, hip, carless urbanite is really a drag when it comes to getting to races...
04-05-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By seejohnbike

honest question: why is this a thing? are you...

honest question: why is this a thing? are you doing some kind of market research or something, or are you just trying to justify a (future) purchase? who cares/ride whatever.

also, the question of...
04-01-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,190
Posted By seejohnbike

More ECCC chatter: - Saturday - Men's C RR @...

More ECCC chatter:
- Saturday - Men's C RR @ penn state. 21 mile course, including "Black 'Mo" climb. Felt good at start of race, and was able to hang with the lead group for the first half of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-12, 05:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,743
Posted By seejohnbike

if you're racing, and it's not some ridiculous...

if you're racing, and it's not some ridiculous mountain stage, go with standard. if it some ridiculous mountain stage, maybe go with compact. (maybe even a triple if you're doing some SERIOUS...
03-26-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,190
Posted By seejohnbike

Collegiate mens C racing in Jersey this weekend: ...

Collegiate mens C racing in Jersey this weekend:
Saturday: Road race (basically a circuit) - as previously mentioned, a 4.4ish mile loop, with ~300 ft climb early on - the rest of the C's did 5...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By seejohnbike

just used this to generate a map for my garmin...

just used this to generate a map for my garmin for a trip to spain this week.
http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/

you can select any region (or larger), and stitch a map together as you please. Idk...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,590
Posted By seejohnbike

2011 CAAD 10 - 4 (rival) Probably equivalent...

2011 CAAD 10 - 4 (rival)

Probably equivalent to a VW Golf GTI. Reasonably zippy, decently practical, definitely not a supercar, but fun nevertheless.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By seejohnbike

mmmm.... solutions to nonexistant problems.

mmmm.... solutions to nonexistant problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,683
Posted By seejohnbike

heh? If it doesn't fit you and you're not going...

heh? If it doesn't fit you and you're not going to swap parts... why'd you buy it?

Whatever... anyway, the point is that the frame really doesn't make it anything special. Even if it's an aero...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-12, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By seejohnbike

'compaqnolo' :/

'compaqnolo'

:/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By seejohnbike

search the forums for good crit bikes - the old...

search the forums for good crit bikes - the old school idea of a 'crit bike' had pretty similar handling characteristics to track bikes. you may be able to find some older frame that fits the bill. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 12:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,410
Posted By seejohnbike

Related question: I recently discovered via a...

Related question: I recently discovered via a purchase of some audio equipment that certain eBay sellers (and presumably sellers elsewhere) will list things as 'open box' to circumvent imposed MAP...
12-12-11, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,421
Posted By seejohnbike

wear em. Considering cross races are circuit...

wear em. Considering cross races are circuit based, you can start the race with them, and if you're in a pinch, you can just chuck them to the side/off course, and still have a high recovery...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 09:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,409
Posted By seejohnbike

well, if it's a sustained descent, then draft big...

well, if it's a sustained descent, then draft big guys.

if it's undulating, you can try to stay tucked for as long as possible. Granted, I'm a mite heavier than you (170 lbs), but the principle...
10-17-11, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,761
Posted By seejohnbike

well.. the bikes themselves are pretty similar....

well.. the bikes themselves are pretty similar. cross bikes are generally no sturdier than road bikes, they've just been tweaked for racing cross (accommodations for wider tires, canti's instead of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-11, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By seejohnbike

check the RD cable and housing all the way...

check the RD cable and housing all the way through. Maybe you kinked the cable and it's rubbing the housing? Maybe put some triflow on the cable/in the housings?

Otherwise, you can always try...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,133
Posted By seejohnbike

^^ keep in mind, though, that gatorade also...

^^ keep in mind, though, that gatorade also contains calories from sugars. There's a little more to it than just rehydrating, it's keeping your body fueled to continue performing athletically.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,087
Posted By seejohnbike

just noticed that the CAAD10-4s are now shipping...

just noticed that the CAAD10-4s are now shipping with a s500 crank instead of force crank. boo!

I, however, am glad i picked up this years model...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By seejohnbike

huh?

huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By seejohnbike

depends. if you're planning on serious road...

depends. if you're planning on serious road riding, take the tarmac.

if you're planning on exploring more of portland by bike, take the jamis.

Personally, I love exploring new cities by bike....
07-15-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By seejohnbike

^what he said. Otherwise, I'd say it really...

^what he said. Otherwise, I'd say it really depends on your comfort level on the bike, and around other moving objects. If, for example, you've been riding bikes for years, commute on a bike are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By seejohnbike

I just picked up yokozuna cables. I really like...

I just picked up yokozuna cables. I really like them, but I also got them at a team discount instead of msrp. They're pretty good, and I would say you can feel a difference, however it's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,086
Posted By seejohnbike

oh, didnt even see the thing about using some,...

oh, didnt even see the thing about using some, then deflating.... idk if that works, but its unnecessary, as described above. if you really want to inflate it some to check, maybe carry a crappy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,086
Posted By seejohnbike

yeah, 12g cartridges are plenty. Best method I've...

yeah, 12g cartridges are plenty. Best method I've found for more than adequate inflation: (i forget what kind of co2 inflator i have, but it threads onto schrader valves, but not presta). Screw...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,780
Posted By seejohnbike

this.

this.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,425
Posted By seejohnbike

speaking of: how's the firecrest rim hold up?...

speaking of: how's the firecrest rim hold up? Zipp touts them as being an improvement to their regular rims...
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