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Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-13, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Duffeymt

What's the difference when someone does a custo...

What's the difference when someone does a custo build with a standard geometry frame? Agreed it would be safe to get the same brand fork, but there has to be options for an aftermarket fork that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-13, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Duffeymt

2010 Scott Speedster S30 fork cracked in half - HELP

My fault, ran my car into a garage with my day's 2010 S30 on the roof. Fork cracked right in half.

Anyone know the axle to crown and rake measurements on this fork? Or know of what a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,707
Posted By Duffeymt

Lynskey Ti Finish Options and Decal Options

Matte or Bright Brushed? White decals or etched?

I like the look of white decals over a satin finish, but also am maybe a little nervous that the matte would pick up scratches more easily and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-13, 03:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,958
Posted By Duffeymt

Help me pick my new STEEL ride! Budget within...

Budget is $4,000 ideally, maybe up to $5,000. Riding style is weekend group rides, occasional fast solo rides, and group/charity centuries. No racing for me. I came from a carbon roadie and an...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Duffeymt

How to test ride in winter? Buying decision...

How do you make decisions on bike buying in the midst of winter when you just can't test ride the bikes outside on real roads? Can you get enough of needed feel between bikes on a trainer?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,984
Posted By Duffeymt

I'd prob be a 57. You think it would be...

I'd prob be a 57. You think it would be noticeably less snappy than an R3?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,984
Posted By Duffeymt

Thank you for chiming in! The classic timeless...

Thank you for chiming in! The classic timeless look concept is not important to me, so if that is all that the steel Ritchey setup offers over the R3, that helps me a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,984
Posted By Duffeymt

Flat as can be - Chicago!

Flat as can be - Chicago!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,984
Posted By Duffeymt

Cervelo R3 or Ritchey Road Logic

** Subject should Road Logic**

Need a new bike for weekend group rides. Just starting to research, so would like to hear your thoughts on how these 2 different bikes would serve someone for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,152
Posted By Duffeymt

2013 R3 105 Fork: Cervélo FK30 Headset: FSA...

2013 R3 105
Fork: Cervélo FK30
Headset: FSA IS3 Tapered - 6mm TC
Seatpost: 3T Palladio Team
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105 Black
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105 Black
Shifters: Shimano 105
Brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,152
Posted By Duffeymt

2013 Scott CR1 - Ultegra vs 105 builds

I am in need of a new road bike - got both my road and tri bike stolen out of a storage unit last week. While waiting for my insurance to come through, I am currently researching how to best replace...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Duffeymt

How to Install New Brake Pads

I am looking into getting a carbon wheelset, so I would like to install some new pads for the carbon brake surface. I am running Shimano, but do I just need the pads themselves, or do I need...
09-20-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Duffeymt

Need Advice - Changing Brakes and Handlebar Setup

I have an old steel road bike with 44 cm Black Aluminum Ritchey Prologic drop down handle bars with shimano sora dual pivot calipers and old shimano brake levers.

If I wanted to go to get new...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Duffeymt

Thanks everyone, great tips!

Thanks everyone, great tips!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Duffeymt

Basic Tire/Tube question....

Please excuse the ignorance, but my current tire and tube read 700x23. I have anther tube and tire that read 700x25 - both of these will fit on my rim, correct? I tired to put the 700x25 tire on...
Forum: Triathlon
01-06-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Duffeymt

Can anyone attach a link to a tire that would be...

Can anyone attach a link to a tire that would be good for use on an indoor trainer from Nashbar or anywhere else?? I just want to make sure I get the right one...thanks!
Forum: Triathlon
12-30-07, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Duffeymt

basic indoor trainer question

I just setup a Kurt Kinetic RoadnTrainer and whenever I accelerate, it seems like my rear wheel skips a little...the resistance is easy for just a stroke or two, and if I back off the poer, if ill...
Forum: Triathlon
06-12-07, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Duffeymt

Sockless....Athlete's Foot!

I have converted over to the sockless world of cycling and after a few rides I have my first ever bout with Athlete's foot. It started between my toes, but the other night the side of my foot...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By Duffeymt

Is messing with the limit screws an easy job for...

Is messing with the limit screws an easy job for an absolute beginner in maintenance?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By Duffeymt

Chain coming off the front...need tune-up?

I just got a new Cervelo, and my last two rides my chain popped off the front when shifting to my small chain ring. I took it in to get the rear derailler adjusted before it started happening and...
Forum: Triathlon
02-04-07, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Duffeymt

http://posetech.com/

http://posetech.com/
Forum: Triathlon
02-04-07, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By Duffeymt

I am in the exaxct same position. Considering I...

I am in the exaxct same position. Considering I will not be investing in a nice wheelset at this point, what about the differences in the stock wheels on the Dual versus the P2?
Forum: Triathlon
02-02-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 650
Posted By Duffeymt

Wheelset

I am contemplating the Dual or the P2 SL and was wondering how the wheelsets compared and if that should come into play when deciding. I have read reviews on the Dual's R-550's to have several...
Forum: Triathlon
01-29-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,140
Posted By Duffeymt

Tri bike on hills...

I am looking to buy a new tri bike (P2 SL) as my only bike. I typically ride alone, but I have read the warning of hill rides being better on a road bike…why? In a tri that has a hilly course,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-06, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By Duffeymt

Yes, I just emailed them and they responded with...

Yes, I just emailed them and they responded with the typical 'We have used escrow.com in the past but now have a new escrow service we like to use..." blah blah blah. Oh well, got me a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-06, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By Duffeymt

http://www.gerrardsbikes.net/

Is this a scam? These guys have posted auctions all over eBay for their 2006 stock they are 'liquidating'. Prices are great and their eBay history is clean, although not that extensive. Looks like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-06, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By Duffeymt

Selle Italia SLK Saddle

What is the general concencus on this saddle?
07-14-06, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Duffeymt

Google ("Chad Waterbury" and "Triple Total...

Google ("Chad Waterbury" and "Triple Total Training"). Or PM me and I'll send you a copy of this routine and link to a forum discussing it. Chad Waterbury is notorius in the strength and...
07-13-06, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Duffeymt

Leftover Gel in flask

Quick Hammer gel questions....


Do you store your open jugs in the fridge?

If you have leftover gel in your flask, do you just keep in there until your next use, do you store in the fridge?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Duffeymt

CO2 - Too much Air?

I am looking for a CO2 solution for flats and was wondering what the difference in inflation is for the 12 versus the 16 cartridges. I usually pump my tires up to 110 psi.
Forum: Triathlon
06-30-06, 06:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By Duffeymt

Aqua Rack

I had my aqua rack on for one ride and by the time I was almost home, both cages were loose. I took it off to get a closer look at what might be the issue and I determined that the bolts that were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-06, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Duffeymt

Profile Design Aqua Rack Problem

I had my aqua rack on for one ride and by the time I was almost home, both cages were loose. I took it off to get a closer look at what might be the issue and I determined that the bolts that were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Duffeymt

Very true...however, if there is a general...

Very true...however, if there is a general concensus on the subject that might help narrow down the choice to a few that one could then use as trial and error...I will check past posts as well....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Duffeymt

New Saddle Recommendations

I am looking for a new saddle, mainly for comfort as a priorty but closely followed by triathlon training. Are there any popular saddles designed for tri's out there that you would recommend?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-06, 07:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,458
Posted By Duffeymt

Granny - Do you have any recipes for gels/drink...

Granny - Do you have any recipes for gels/drink mix? I use maltodextrine and dextrose in my post workout protein shakes for the 3:1 carb/protein ratio.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-06, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Duffeymt

Profile Design Cages

For those of you using the Profile Design water bottle cages that attach to your seta post under and behind your saddle, are yours pretty tight, forcing you to apply some force to get bottles in and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-06, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Duffeymt

CycloComputers

Does anyone know about any good deals on a decent cyclocomputer that measures cadence, preferably wireless??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-06, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,783
Posted By Duffeymt

CycloComputers

Does anyone know about any good deals on a decent cyclocomputer that measures cadence, preferably wireless??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By Duffeymt

Is Searching Disabled for you too?

Is the search functionality disabled for everyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Duffeymt

Best Road Pedals under $100

I am looking for the best pair of clipless pedals under $100. Any suggesstions? Are any of the sale pedals on Nashbar good quality?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Duffeymt

They are the Xero XR-1 700c Aero Campagnolo...

They are the Xero XR-1 700c Aero Campagnolo Compatible Road Bike Wheel Set (16 spokes front / 20 rear) - are these too weak for my weight?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Duffeymt

Which Wheels......

I am 6'2, 208.......

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile_combo.cfm?SKU=19730&estore_ID=&subcategory_ID=&CFID=53013458&CFTOKEN=56275571

OR

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-06, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Duffeymt

Need wheel/wheel set quick

I need a new front wheel....but I can't decide if I should just upgrade both the front and the rear. I have the Bontrager Selects that came with my Trek 1000 and the rear is fine. Is there a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Duffeymt

Need New Wheel

I took my front wheel into my LBS for an overhaul and the initial report was a bad axle. Axle was ordered and now, two weeks later, it might not be the axle. I may need a new wheel, but the...
Forum: Triathlon
06-02-06, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By Duffeymt

Cervelo P2K or Fuji Aloha

Can you go wring with either one? Is the Cervelo that much more superior?
Forum: Triathlon
06-02-06, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,602
Posted By Duffeymt

Cervelo P2K Fit

I am looking at the P2K and was wondering about their frame sizes in comparison to what I ride now. I currently fit on 63 Trek 1000, but the Cervelo only goes up to 61...are the frame sizes usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-06, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By Duffeymt

Fuji Aloha '05 fit

I realize all bikes fit differently....my question is how does your road size 'typically' carry over into a tri bike size? For example, if you fit on a 63 cm Trek 1000, what would one assume to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-06, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Duffeymt

Please excuse my ignorance, but where can I find...

Please excuse my ignorance, but where can I find the size I should get? Is there a marking on my current tire that I should follow? Besides offering less flats, what are any other advantages to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-06, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Duffeymt

Need New Tires

I still have my stock Bontraeger selects on and was wondering if new tires would be a good idea. Are these pretty crappy tires? What are the major advantages of upgrading / most noticeable...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Duffeymt

Hey Oz, what LBS are you at? I'm in Milwaukee....

Hey Oz, what LBS are you at? I'm in Milwaukee....
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