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Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,172
Posted By ThinLine

I'm also here in eastern Pa, and on yesterday's...

I'm also here in eastern Pa, and on yesterday's 28 mile ride I was actually and literally moved sideways by almost a foot on a gust. SCARY AS HELL.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-16, 03:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,011
Posted By ThinLine

I read about it in Velo News, looks exciting...

I read about it in Velo News, looks exciting although the materials and specs are more a 105 comparison. Chorus is better aligned with Ultegra.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By ThinLine

Agree, it is negative numbers with wind chill...

Agree, it is negative numbers with wind chill where I am although I made sure the suet cages were filled and seed in the feeders.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,454
Posted By ThinLine

A Peugeot 10 speed, then got into it and quuickly...

A Peugeot 10 speed, then got into it and quuickly bought a Basso Lotto w/ full Campy record and those beautiful yet awful stopping delta brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,660
Posted By ThinLine

I have 8 bikes with a combination of SRAM (mostly...

I have 8 bikes with a combination of SRAM (mostly all Force) and Shimano (DA and Ultegra). Quality wise, I would give SRAM the slight edge. Mechanicals, Shimano is smoother a bit more refined.
SRAM...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,948
Posted By ThinLine

Very Nice Bike.

Very Nice Bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By ThinLine

I have been using ultegra's (6800) for maybe 1200...

I have been using ultegra's (6800) for maybe 1200 miles, no problems great wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By ThinLine

Shimano Ultegra WH-6800 wheelsets are bomb-proof,...

Shimano Ultegra WH-6800 wheelsets are bomb-proof, durable and they use excellent bearings in the hub.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-15, 04:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,009
Posted By ThinLine

+1, I agree

+1, I agree
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,988
Posted By ThinLine

I'm looking at Giant Defy Advanced w/ disk brakes...

I'm looking at Giant Defy Advanced w/ disk brakes that seems pretty sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,654
Posted By ThinLine

I have bought 10 saddles before finally choosing...

I have bought 10 saddles before finally choosing a Fizik Arione and a Specialized Toupe....not to mention they were all expensive higher end ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-14, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,604
Posted By ThinLine

Very Nice Bike !

Very Nice Bike !
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,626
Posted By ThinLine

Try to up my mileage to 350+ miles a month...

Try to up my mileage to 350+ miles a month (weather permitting) and try not to have cars hit me anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,570
Posted By ThinLine

I have been riding for over 25 years, racing...

I have been riding for over 25 years, racing first 7 and have found Fizik and Specialized, Arione and Romin respectively to be superb saddles, although like most have said it is very individual.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-13, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,777
Posted By ThinLine

Baby bottom smooth tarmac, moderate hills, low to...

Baby bottom smooth tarmac, moderate hills, low to non-existant traffic, 64.2 degrees F, winds 4-6 mph,
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,282
Posted By ThinLine

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,114
Posted By ThinLine

We all have a different butt ananomy, I ride a...

We all have a different butt ananomy, I ride a Fizik Arione and a Specialized Romin which fit and feel great. Bontrager Inform RXL's were horrible.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,782
Posted By ThinLine

SRAM Force brakes, post 2010 or Shimano Dura-Ace...

SRAM Force brakes, post 2010 or Shimano Dura-Ace 7800-ish are the best there is.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,629
Posted By ThinLine

While I admire your choice, Bianchi being the...

While I admire your choice, Bianchi being the oldest Italian brand around, there are many other brands........Wellier, Pinnarello, Focus and Canyon come to mind which would compliment a campy group...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By ThinLine

SRAM Force, great quality

SRAM Force, great quality
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-13, 05:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,053
Posted By ThinLine

Red, Good for you.

Red, Good for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,739
Posted By ThinLine

There was no malicious intent and the laws of...

There was no malicious intent and the laws of physics took over. You seem like you did the right thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,420
Posted By ThinLine

+2. mine too. Giant manufactures some awesome...

+2. mine too. Giant manufactures some awesome frames.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,420
Posted By ThinLine

Although this seems to be more common.

Although this seems to be more common.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By ThinLine

I deal with leg pain on a daily basis from...

I deal with leg pain on a daily basis from Stenosis, 2 failed spine surgeries and chronic herniated disk. Is it nerve or muscle pain? Muscle pain is controllable and more treat-able. Nerve pain is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 947
Posted By ThinLine

Northeast Pennsylvania, Temperture 97 degrees F,...

Northeast Pennsylvania, Temperture 97 degrees F, 100% humidity. Yesterday afternoon rode 22 miles of my breathtakinly boring 2.6 mile loop although, many hills, no traffic, shady woods on the side...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,730
Posted By ThinLine

I agree, just bias to the superb textile...

I agree, just bias to the superb textile technology and manufacturing quality of Assos and Castelli. I have had many garments from LG and they just don't hold up as well. Not a snob just appreciate a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,730
Posted By ThinLine

Now I know not to buy L. Garneau clothing, I'll...

Now I know not to buy L. Garneau clothing, I'll stick with Assos and Castelli.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By ThinLine

Rode most of them and yes, Ultegra's are great...

Rode most of them and yes, Ultegra's are great brakes. My personal favorites are Dura-Ace and SRAM Force
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,505
Posted By ThinLine

SRAM Force is the best bang for buck gruppo out...

SRAM Force is the best bang for buck gruppo out there. Have it on 3 of my bikes and will only go to red due to a great deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,505
Posted By ThinLine

Except for shimano 2300, which performs only OK,...

Except for shimano 2300, which performs only OK, would rather have Alivio.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,199
Posted By ThinLine

+1, thats what I thought also, the ones that...

+1, thats what I thought also, the ones that basically fell apart on any strenuous uphill or sprint. Not a very good legacy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By ThinLine

I agree with you except where do you factor in...

I agree with you except where do you factor in the law of diminshing returns? Is that $300k Bentley really $230,000 better than a BMW.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 880
Posted By ThinLine

When I buy a new bike, I usually wait for the air...

When I buy a new bike, I usually wait for the air molecules in my tires to get acclimated to their new surroundings then ride it like a banshee in heat.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By ThinLine

Except LBS work on such close margins and low...

Except LBS work on such close margins and low profit on new bikes, their bread n butter comes from after the sale add ons, tires, helmets, gloves, etc.
Force is more than Tiagra anyway you look at...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,289
Posted By ThinLine

Now you tell me,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,just bought a set...

Now you tell me,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,just bought a set of Fulcrum Racing 5's. O and competive cyclist has a great deal on a set of Oval 327's as a back-up or rainy day ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By ThinLine

Shimano Dura-Ace brakes of the 7900 variety, best...

Shimano Dura-Ace brakes of the 7900 variety, best brakes in the world. SRAM Force close second.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,344
Posted By ThinLine

Coming downhill in northern NJ towards delaware...

Coming downhill in northern NJ towards delaware river going 47-50+ mph on a loose headset which started resonating and high frequency wobble. Scared
totally s#@tless, so thank-ful for sram force...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By ThinLine

Far from today's technology, materials, etc. If...

Far from today's technology, materials, etc. If you want it for short distance commuting on campus travels or the like then yes a good deal.
If on the other hand you want to get into cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,136
Posted By ThinLine

9 of them, 4 in my detached building, fully...

9 of them, 4 in my detached building, fully alarmed, 5 in the house, 3 in my office 1 in living room. O and many handguns, use to shoot competively with hand held automatic weapons.......just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By ThinLine

Great pics, so far rode 23 ill miles so slow a...

Great pics, so far rode 23 ill miles so slow a baby in a stroller passed me. Tomorrow another 20+, weather permitting, been having horrendous thunderstorms here in eastern Pa. USA Levittown/Langhorne...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 08:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,377
Posted By ThinLine

I agree, in addition, their quality is sub-par...

I agree, in addition, their quality is sub-par using generic 6061 aluminum not even hard coated at times, messy tolerance's and low rent paint/graphics.
Shimano and SRAM are industry leaders in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By ThinLine

Interesting points, especially the economic ones....

Interesting points, especially the economic ones. I did take the build your own approach and recently finalized it a few montha ago. Bought a Rock Racing frame X2 for $1200 on sale, unheard of deal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-13, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By ThinLine

New Bike Specs, What Happened?

So I'm looking at all the new bikes out there in LBS's and magazines and have noticed that even in the $2700-ish to $3700 alot of them are spec'd with 105, some Rival and almost all, that god-awful...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,035
Posted By ThinLine

Absolutely Gorgeous, All of them

Absolutely Gorgeous, All of them
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,823
Posted By ThinLine

Trek 2.3 is a very nice bike, an aluminum Madone....

Trek 2.3 is a very nice bike, an aluminum Madone. Its called bonking, try a power bar (or protein) prior to a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 980
Posted By ThinLine

They have to be better than my SRAM Force brakes...

They have to be better than my SRAM Force brakes which I find fantastic and the total equal to Dura-Ace brakes. Besides, remember you really don't use your brakes much at all to warrant a $1000.00 up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,841
Posted By ThinLine

FSA needs to go away and come back when their...

FSA needs to go away and come back when their quality is improved.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,668
Posted By ThinLine

I only say "On ur Lft" and if the riders I'm with...

I only say "On ur Lft" and if the riders I'm with are really good......they are saying it to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-13, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By ThinLine

I agree on both above comments, perhaps wooden...

I agree on both above comments, perhaps wooden blocks and will put all in same direction. And to think I'm a designer ??
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