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Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,221
Posted By JustinNY

deda mistral tape. Tried SRAM cork tape,...

deda mistral tape.

Tried SRAM cork tape, hated it
Tried Fizik Microtex, hated it

The Deda tape is easy to wrap tightly, has very little padding (which I prefer), has a nice leather feel, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,447
Posted By JustinNY

HTFU, your bike looks cool and thats what counts

HTFU, your bike looks cool and thats what counts
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,768
Posted By JustinNY

Are you serious? Of course they need to...

Are you serious?

Of course they need to match. And not just the same brand, the levels must be equal (pro, team, LTD). I wouldn't be caught dead riding with zipp bars and a Thompson post.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,246
Posted By JustinNY

where exactly is the line between spinning and...

where exactly is the line between spinning and mashing in terms of cadence? I've been making an effort to maintain a steady/even pedaling stroke, though my cadence is still on the low side (probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,305
Posted By JustinNY

Zero...and I am perfectly comfortable on my bike...

Zero...and I am perfectly comfortable on my bike for long ride.

Its not that I would be opposed to having a real professional dial me in a bit better, its just that I've lost all faith in what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By JustinNY

Still have yet to have anyone shout anything at me

Still have yet to have anyone shout anything at me
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,035,241
Posted By JustinNY

love it

love it
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 05:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,499
Posted By JustinNY

chain lube is overrated...ride more, lube less ...

chain lube is overrated...ride more, lube less

http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/277148_200080896719915_3951874_n.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,271
Posted By JustinNY

What Ive found is that no matter how far I've...

What Ive found is that no matter how far I've traveled, when I hit my last 5 miles, I feel the exact same way; Im ready to get home and get off the bike.

The point being that you just have to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,422
Posted By JustinNY

Good advice right here. Also the reason Im...

Good advice right here.

Also the reason Im giving serious thought to stopping at one child
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,422
Posted By JustinNY

I'm on the road at 6:00am, back home at 7:00am ...

I'm on the road at 6:00am, back home at 7:00am

On the weekends, I watch him while my wife goes running, then she watches him while Im out riding.

The early morning thing is getting old so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,106
Posted By JustinNY

Am I the only one who thinks deep carbon rims are...

Am I the only one who thinks deep carbon rims are ugly?

30-40mm tops for me
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,848
Posted By JustinNY

I have pactimo bibs and a jersey. I hate the...

I have pactimo bibs and a jersey. I hate the jersey, but the bibs are great
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,646
Posted By JustinNY

Relax man, we all knew what he was talking about

Relax man, we all knew what he was talking about
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,646
Posted By JustinNY

frame, headset, fork, seatpost clamp

frame, headset, fork, seatpost clamp
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-12, 08:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,848
Posted By JustinNY

This may be the most insightful post I've ever...

This may be the most insightful post I've ever read on this forum
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By JustinNY

I wouldve turned around after 10 miles, then come...

I wouldve turned around after 10 miles, then come home and told people on the 41 to HTFU
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,397
Posted By JustinNY

In general it is, but I was looking for a more...

In general it is, but I was looking for a more specific answer regarding the best way to use my limited free time. I tend to average ~15mph. This means a 30 mile ride takes me 2 hours vs a 1 hour,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,397
Posted By JustinNY

Whats a more effective way to get faster?

Assuming all factors equal, what would be more effective in theory (and/or your collective experience)...

3 x 30 mile rides per week

6 x 15 mile rides per week
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,009
Posted By JustinNY

I get hiding the little stuff here and there to...

I get hiding the little stuff here and there to avoid it seeming like you're blowing all of your money on bike stuff, but if you can afford the new bike, why lie about it? She'll eventually find out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By JustinNY

build up some wheels with a power meter

build up some wheels with a power meter
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,551
Posted By JustinNY

This is hot, but would look infinitely better...

This is hot, but would look infinitely better with drop bars
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By JustinNY

Just get some vitesse, fantastic wheelset

Just get some vitesse, fantastic wheelset
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,879
Posted By JustinNY

I recently went from 53/39 and 12-25 cassette to...

I recently went from 53/39 and 12-25 cassette to 50/34 and 11-28 cassette.

The 50 chainring provides a much more usable set of gears out back while the 34/28 combo has made steep climbs a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By JustinNY

Not even a little surprised. The concept of...

Not even a little surprised. The concept of personal responsibility is completely dead.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,033
Posted By JustinNY

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-DGGcdZ4KYbA/T5FeDLPuJJI/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-DGGcdZ4KYbA/T5FeDLPuJJI/AAAAAAAACKo/2ofTef2oC0w/s1600/good-good-let-the-jimmies-rustle-through-you.png
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,793
Posted By JustinNY

I avoid the MUPs when possible but on occasions...

I avoid the MUPs when possible but on occasions when I have no choice, I just start coasting when i get within 20-30 feet and let my freehub do the talking
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By JustinNY

i think i saw the ea50s on sale for $200/set on...

i think i saw the ea50s on sale for $200/set on nashbar
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-12, 07:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,947
Posted By JustinNY

In fact, I took some ball busting when I first...

In fact, I took some ball busting when I first bought my road bike from nearly all of my friends and family, especially for the lycra.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-12, 07:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,947
Posted By JustinNY

I live across the country from you and while...

I live across the country from you and while cycling in general does not have the same mass appeal in my area as other places, I dont know a single person with a road bike. All of my family and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 20,223
Posted By JustinNY

I see a shiny new recumbant in your future.does...

I see a shiny new recumbant in your future.does zipp make recumbant size wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,612
Posted By JustinNY

I do much less front shifting with my compact...

I do much less front shifting with my compact than my old standard crank
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By JustinNY

would probably sell for 700-800 around here

would probably sell for 700-800 around here
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 07:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,612
Posted By JustinNY

I just made the switch from 53/39 and 12-25...

I just made the switch from 53/39 and 12-25 (9spd) to 50/34 and 11-28 (10spd) and since then have spent much more time in the big ring. Overall Im pleased with the decision because it gives me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,820
Posted By JustinNY

Smash the reflectors, flip the stem, clipless...

Smash the reflectors, flip the stem, clipless pedals, and zipp 808s AND YOURE ALL SET

Seriously though, nice bike, felt makes great looking frames
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,308
Posted By JustinNY

I went from 19mm rims with 23c tires to 23mm rims...

I went from 19mm rims with 23c tires to 23mm rims with 23c tires and there is a noticable (IMO) improvement in cornering, comfort (went from 115psi to 100psi) and especially confidence on descents. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20,057
Views: 4,405,483
Posted By JustinNY

I ordered from k edge beginning of July. Just...

I ordered from k edge beginning of July. Just received last friday.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By JustinNY

Thats the only one I'm aware of right now. Just...

Thats the only one I'm aware of right now. Just wondering if there is a better option before giving it a shot
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,900
Posted By JustinNY

Pics?

Pics?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By JustinNY

What are my options for glossy black bar tape?

I'm digging this look lately

No cork, no padding

Also, post up pics of your glossy bar tape
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 02:18 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,466
Posted By JustinNY

Ride up steep hills

Ride up steep hills
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By JustinNY

I don't know what the market is like in your area...

I don't know what the market is like in your area but 750 definitely not too high. Id be shocked if he accepts it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,057
Posted By JustinNY

Soul s3.0 or build up some velocity a23s with 32h...

Soul s3.0 or build up some velocity a23s with 32h 105 hubs and dt Swiss spokes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 05:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,110
Posted By JustinNY

It might seem tough to get back into shape now,...

It might seem tough to get back into shape now, but think about how hard it will be when you're 30lbs pounds overweight.

HTFU, start riding and put the fork down
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By JustinNY

Didn't need to read the thread the answer is yes

Didn't need to read the thread the answer is yes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,080
Posted By JustinNY

What size frame is that and how tall are you. It...

What size frame is that and how tall are you. It looks a bit small, IMO
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,206
Posted By JustinNY

http://empowermoments.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/...

http://empowermoments.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/your-high-horse.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,708
Posted By JustinNY

Cant find one that fits the hollowtech bottom...

Cant find one that fits the hollowtech bottom bracket
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,708
Posted By JustinNY

threads were well lubed with blue marine grease

threads were well lubed with blue marine grease
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