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Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By deyendznyr

The Shimano WH-7850-C24-CL are clinchers, hence...

The Shimano WH-7850-C24-CL are clinchers, hence the CL designation.
Are you sure you didn't buy the WH-7850-C24-TU (tubulars)?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,324
Posted By deyendznyr

Yes, and you only have to sell your first born...

Yes, and you only have to sell your first born child to get it.
Seriously, Campy EPS isn't available to the general public yet unless you want to buy the Pinarello Dogma 2 for $16,500. How much is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,777
Posted By deyendznyr

Not in the Countryman though.

Not in the Countryman though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,777
Posted By deyendznyr

+1000 Minis ROCK! :thumb: Though you may...

+1000

Minis ROCK! :thumb:
Though you may want the S model with the turbo.
02-22-12, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 141,464
Posted By deyendznyr

Militis... sounds like something that you would...

Militis... sounds like something that you would need antibiotics to cure.

No, haven't ridden one. I hope they are better than the 2010 carbon frames that they had. You could compress/flex the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,667
Posted By deyendznyr

I had two right SRAM Rival shifters do that to...

I had two right SRAM Rival shifters do that to me.
Never had those issues with Shimano or Campy.
Oh well.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,381
Posted By deyendznyr

They stock what they can sell. Their inventory...

They stock what they can sell. Their inventory change is probably a response to the economy.
Their shipping time is among the best. Last time I ordered from them they shipped the same day, and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 706,557
Posted By deyendznyr

Saw one of those frames on Ebay a little while...

Saw one of those frames on Ebay a little while ago. Was contemplating it, then it was sold. Were you the guy who got it?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 11:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,033
Posted By deyendznyr

I think most of us here are offering constructive...

I think most of us here are offering constructive criticism. As someone who went to school for design, I have to say that SuperiorLite should hire a graphic designer to work on their logos and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By deyendznyr

Right, that is probably the best starting point...

Right, that is probably the best starting point right there.
Get Joel Friel's The Cyclist's Training Bible. It's like $25, and you can probably find it on sale for less (which is less than the cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,187
Posted By deyendznyr

They still make Aluminum TCR's for the asian...

They still make Aluminum TCR's for the asian markets.
If you select one of the Giant Asian homepages and click through their offerings you will find them.
I'm not sure I'd pay that much for that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,033
Posted By deyendznyr

Yeah, I just don't understand what separates them...

Yeah, I just don't understand what separates them from the dozen or so other brands that do the exact same thing.
Well, except that their graphics are terrible and their branding needs some...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,033
Posted By deyendznyr

OK, so on the website it says that the bikes are...

OK, so on the website it says that the bikes are assembled in the USA. Are the frames made in Asia then and the bikes are put together here?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By deyendznyr

IS it both knees? Have you ever been fitted on...

IS it both knees? Have you ever been fitted on your bike?

I had a few knee issues only to discover when I went in for a fitting that one of my legs was longer than the other.
Had my cleats on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,409
Posted By deyendznyr

Hmm, I actually don't think going up to the CAAD...

Hmm, I actually don't think going up to the CAAD 10-4 or CAAD 10-3 is really going to improve the ride that much. They all have lower end wheelsets and lower end tires.
When I replaced the stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By deyendznyr

Meh... I'd probably keep the Fulcrums. I had the...

Meh... I'd probably keep the Fulcrums. I had the Easton Vistas and they were fine. Trouble free, spun pretty well, but nothing special. Fulcrums have always been solid wheelsets.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By deyendznyr

7 hours seems a little light, 10 might be OK. ...

7 hours seems a little light, 10 might be OK.
But it all depends.
In my experience, for CAT 5, don't worry about it too much. Get out there and do your 10 races. Get the experience and feel for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,409
Posted By deyendznyr

The wheelset and tires. If you are going with...

The wheelset and tires.
If you are going with standard clincher tires I'd say Continental GP 4000's. You can get them just about anywhere.
The wheelset... lots of option. And it depends on what...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By deyendznyr

Had the Quattros a few years ago. I remember...

Had the Quattros a few years ago. I remember them being super easy to get in and out of, and easy to walk in. The cleats will wear out, but I don't remember them wearing out any faster than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,877
Posted By deyendznyr

Fact check: It appears you can order the 25th...

Fact check: It appears you can order the 25th anniversary 695 in the same 6 sizes that you can order the regular 695.

And...

The Pinarello Dogma 2 with Campy SR 11 EPS is $16,500
The...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,043
Posted By deyendznyr

FSA also makes chainrings for Campy 11sp, in a...

FSA also makes chainrings for Campy 11sp, in a 110 and 130 BCD.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,055
Posted By deyendznyr

The Felt F5 should have the same geometry as the...

The Felt F5 should have the same geometry as the F4. That's a great price on the F5.
Personally I've never really liked Felt's, and I have a soft spot for Cannondale CAAD bikes. So, yeah the CAAD...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,708
Posted By deyendznyr

It's not really Schwinn anymore. The Schwinn...

It's not really Schwinn anymore. The Schwinn name is owned by the same group that owns Cannondale, Mongoose, GT (I think?)...
And the paramount carbon frames are pretty decent. And they are from...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
Posted By deyendznyr

I'm pretty sure Groupon gets the money whether or...

I'm pretty sure Groupon gets the money whether or not you use the groupon.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By deyendznyr

So many options... are you looking for an aero...

So many options... are you looking for an aero bike, or are you more concerned with weight?
The Ridley Scandium was pretty light for a metal frame. You will probably only drop 1 pound (max) if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,483
Posted By deyendznyr

Do you get any toe overlap? If so, does it...

Do you get any toe overlap? If so, does it bother you?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,765
Posted By deyendznyr

Don't worry about it. It will be fine. And the...

Don't worry about it. It will be fine.
And the real problem is the CAAD 10 have a tapered fork. It's hard to find a tapered, metal, road fork. though I guess there could be a work around with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,139
Posted By deyendznyr

16T is the largest gap you should have between...

16T is the largest gap you should have between your chain rings. So if you swap to a 52t big ring, you should switch your little ring to a 36.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,708
Posted By deyendznyr

The Schwinn Paramount Series 7 from performance...

The Schwinn Paramount Series 7 from performance bike, $1399 (comes assembled)
The BMC Road Racer SL02/Shimano 105 for $1499 (if they have your size)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 05:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,282
Posted By deyendznyr

I believe it's now owned by the same group that...

I believe it's now owned by the same group that owns Fuji. Hence all the Oval concepts parts on their bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By deyendznyr

Nice, but that's like $4100 USD.

Nice, but that's like $4100 USD.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By deyendznyr

And Gunnars come with a lifetime "Loyal Friend"...

And Gunnars come with a lifetime "Loyal Friend" warranty. I am not familiar with the Jamis warranty.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By deyendznyr

The Gunnar Roadie is $900 for the frame. You can...

The Gunnar Roadie is $900 for the frame. You can get a good carbon fork and a decent headset for $200. Ultegra groups can be bought for $800 on Ebay. That's $1900 right there. Nashbar is selling...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By deyendznyr

I never said Gunnar was a better frame, I was...

I never said Gunnar was a better frame, I was stating my personal opinion. But, I would rather buy an American made steel frame, than an asian one. Again personal preference.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By deyendznyr

I was looking into one a while ago as an option...

I was looking into one a while ago as an option to the Cannondale CAAD 9. Of the reviews I read, most people seemed to be happy with them. The only complaint was that the frame was a little on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,282
Posted By deyendznyr

Personally, I'd go with either the Litespeed...

Personally, I'd go with either the Litespeed Archon c1 or C3 on sale at Real Cyclist for $1099 or $950 respectively. Or, the Fuji SST 2.0 on sale at Colorado Cyclist for $999.

Just my 2 cents.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By deyendznyr

I wouldn't pay $2900 for the Eclipse. Because at...

I wouldn't pay $2900 for the Eclipse. Because at that price, I could get a Gunnar Roadie and build it up with the parts on the Eclipse for close to the same price.
But that is my opinion, and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 12:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,008
Posted By deyendznyr

If $2k is your price range, and you are looking...

If $2k is your price range, and you are looking at Cannondales I would check out the Cannondale CAAD 10 5 (or 4), the Cannondale Synapse carbon 6, and the Supersix 6. They will all feel and behave...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,494
Posted By deyendznyr

1. FSA Is a Taiwanese company. 2. The FAKE item...

1. FSA Is a Taiwanese company.
2. The FAKE item is NOT made in Taiwan, it is coming from the mainland. It says so on the auction. These fake items are NEVER made in the same factory. NEVER. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,494
Posted By deyendznyr

And again you miss the point. FRAUD IS FRAUD. ...

And again you miss the point.
FRAUD IS FRAUD. You obviously can't argue the point, so you are throwing in random pictures of bike parts failing. Why not throw in a picture of the Titanic sinking...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,494
Posted By deyendznyr

Ugghh! You just don't get it. Lots of people...

Ugghh! You just don't get it.
Lots of people bought these fake FSA parts on Ebay. They started to fail, or didn't meet the advertised specs. These people went to their closest FSA dealer, or FSA...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,494
Posted By deyendznyr

And how do you know it is any good? Because the...

And how do you know it is any good? Because the factory that made it said so? Like they said it was an FSA product? The OP obviously wasn't sure it was a real FSA stem and wanted to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,494
Posted By deyendznyr

No, there is plenty wrong with that stem. I...

No, there is plenty wrong with that stem.
I don't care what brand your stem is. But a fake is a fake.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,067
Posted By deyendznyr

Shimano makes a 7900, 6700, & 5700 cassette in an...

Shimano makes a 7900, 6700, & 5700 cassette in an 11-28.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 03:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,494
Posted By deyendznyr

FSA is made in Taiwan. These items are coming...

FSA is made in Taiwan. These items are coming from the mainland. So no, not the same factory. The factory that makes these stems would never risk selling extras on the side. They would loose all...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,494
Posted By deyendznyr

Look at the real stem on the FSA website and you...

Look at the real stem on the FSA website and you will quickly see the differences.
And report the item to Ebay
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By deyendznyr

Yes, that's what I was saying. There are also a...

Yes, that's what I was saying. There are also a few reviews out there that say the same thing (by reputable magazines or websites).

Also, you are limited in your crankset selection.

If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-12, 05:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By deyendznyr

Campy 11 speed is known to be more difficult to...

Campy 11 speed is known to be more difficult to adjust properly. Which makes sense since there is another cog on the cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By deyendznyr

Check the specs on your front derailleur. 16t is...

Check the specs on your front derailleur. 16t is usually the max difference between Big ring and little ring. So if you have a 52T big ring, a 36T little ring is the smallest you can go.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By deyendznyr

38T is the lowest you can go on a 130BCD

38T is the lowest you can go on a 130BCD
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