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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By R900

BGI is a nice shop. It's big, so lots of stock. ...

BGI is a nice shop. It's big, so lots of stock. Call ahead if there is something you are looking for in particular. I've bought a couple bikes there. Giant, Trek, Cannondale are the big three.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By R900

base '08+ Madone is a better bike.

base '08+ Madone is a better bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,992
Posted By R900

They been on order for about 6 months, but my...

They been on order for about 6 months, but my ZIPP 808 Carbon Clinchers finally showed up. They will end up on the TT bike, but I wanted to play with them a little first.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By R900

I think the Yakima is the best of all the factory...

I think the Yakima is the best of all the factory bar systems. Thule doesn't lock to the bar, and Rocky Mounts head piece is the size of a pizza. Yakima uses a locking skewer, the rack is adaptable...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,436
Posted By R900

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 912
Posted By R900

I usually will use a bra for longer trips,...

I usually will use a bra for longer trips, traveling in summer at night makes a very buggy bike. Hitch racks are ok, but the bikes pick up much more grime and crud if you get caught in a storm or...
03-22-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By R900

I'm not sure, dealer installed. I usually just...

I'm not sure, dealer installed. I usually just use a pin. Lock ring is ok, I adjusted the limit, but didn't seem to change anything. I'll put the new chain on. Thanks!
03-22-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By R900

Chain popping out of 11 tooth cog

I switch it a 11/25 cassette, problem is the chain wants to pop out, not continually, but maybe every 100+ feet or so. It's a 7900 cassette, 7800 RD, 7800 shifters, 7800 chain. Chain is still...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-11, 07:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,929
Posted By R900

Trek has used that basic design for years,...

Trek has used that basic design for years, although the new Madone seat caps do seem a little sticky. Take it apart and clean and grease everything, if problem continues, have you dealer warranty a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-11, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By R900

4000s, the Vittorias are very nice, but wear much...

4000s, the Vittorias are very nice, but wear much faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-11, 08:37 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By R900

Tough to find the newer ones on sale, for the...

Tough to find the newer ones on sale, for the older models they are on ebay often enough. I think I ended up 10% off and free shipping.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By R900

$1200 - $1500

$1200 - $1500
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By R900

Buy them and ride them. My '06's rock the cross...

Buy them and ride them. My '06's rock the cross circuit!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-11, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By R900

We are thinking of a new Outback, is that what...

We are thinking of a new Outback, is that what you have?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By R900

I went from a 305 to a 800. I like it, worth the...

I went from a 305 to a 800. I like it, worth the money, hard to say. I like the bigger screen, but it's not as clear as it should be. Touch screen is neutral, it works as it should but not a big...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-11, 08:20 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,333
Posted By R900

Nice bike, it would look killer with the Sram...

Nice bike, it would look killer with the Sram Yellow group.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,776
Posted By R900

My Madone has a BB90, and my Cannondale AL cross...

My Madone has a BB90, and my Cannondale AL cross bike is a BB30. The Madone is really stiff and you can feel power transfer compared to my older generation Madone. I like the BB30 on my Cannondale,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 12,215
Posted By R900

BikeWise1 is the best wrench in the region, and...

BikeWise1 is the best wrench in the region, and does wonders for wheels. I wish he was my LBS, but the 40 minute drive is well worth it. Thanks again to him and Trek for my new 6 series SSL! Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 12,215
Posted By R900

Normal BF response. Trek has been great for me,...

Normal BF response. Trek has been great for me, a super LBS doesn't hurt either. They have always given me the product I wanted and warranty has been terrific on a couple high dollar products. I...
01-24-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By R900

Anything for my Cowbell fix - Thanks!

Anything for my Cowbell fix - Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-11, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,118
Posted By R900

It's a cyclocross crank, unless it's a cyclocross...

It's a cyclocross crank, unless it's a cyclocross frame and you plan on doing some cyclocross, I would go with a standard 50/36 or 50/34 compact.
01-19-11, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By R900

Most dealers should have plenty laying around,...

Most dealers should have plenty laying around, just go ask for one. I think it could be a worse mess in a muddy race, that plastic disk packed with mud against the cassette. Anyway, correctly...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-11, 07:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,216
Posted By R900

I have one. It's nicer then the base KK, but not...

I have one. It's nicer then the base KK, but not the end all. I like the movement but it's still a trainer. Look on ebay, I paid around $350 for mine. My LBS is suppose to get some LeMond...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,005
Posted By R900

I like the automotive spray and shines, basically...

I like the automotive spray and shines, basically water and a little wax in a spray bottle.
01-15-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By R900

Love the video! Watched his whole series, great...

Love the video! Watched his whole series, great cross, super videos!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By R900

Packing is bad, I just received a cassette. ...

Packing is bad, I just received a cassette. Cassette was in a plastic baggie, it's fine, but no retail box, and no packing material in the shipping box. Nothing was damaged, and it was a good deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By R900

I like it better then the regular version.

I like it better then the regular version.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,502
Posted By R900

I used them a couple years, finish isn't as...

I used them a couple years, finish isn't as durable as Shimano. Shimano also has a wider platform and feels a little better to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,424
Posted By R900

Buyer can continue to fight and protest, but he...

Buyer can continue to fight and protest, but he got a really nice bike with a P1 paint for a reasonable price.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,504
Posted By R900

Thomson!

Thomson!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,464
Posted By R900

Wheels are almost always your best bike upgrade,...

Wheels are almost always your best bike upgrade, but I've had a Garmin 305 for years, and just got a 800. So far I like the 800, the 500 seems like a great unit if you don't want the mapping.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,755
Posted By R900

You can get an all black 6-series via Project One.

You can get an all black 6-series via Project One.
01-07-11, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By R900

New fork, maybe another set of tubulars.

New fork, maybe another set of tubulars.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By R900

+1, I didn't know the open wheel history.

+1, I didn't know the open wheel history.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By R900

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By R900

No problems for me. I would just start from...

No problems for me. I would just start from scratch and set everything up again. Likely something simple.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By R900

Knickers are often made with heavier warmer...

Knickers are often made with heavier warmer material, and thus warmer. My rule of thumb is under 60 degrees = knee warmers, under about 45 degrees = knickers, in the 30's then tights. Conditions...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,495
Posted By R900

Lots of great 1500+ gram wheels to choose from. ...

Lots of great 1500+ gram wheels to choose from. Set your budget and see what you can find. Bontrager RaceXLites are nice and often on ebay, Williams makes nice wheels and depending on what you want...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 127,333
Posted By R900

Looks Great!

Looks Great!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,603
Posted By R900

I like the heat moldable Soles. ...

I like the heat moldable Soles.

http://www.yoursole.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By R900

I would put your best stuff on the Madone, and go...

I would put your best stuff on the Madone, and go from there. If you want to upgrade, then wheels often make sense. Performance has some Eastons under 1500 grams, and the Williams 19's look nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 23,933
Posted By R900

Plenty of fault to spread around.

Plenty of fault to spread around.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 23,933
Posted By R900

There is plenty of margin to make things in the...

There is plenty of margin to make things in the USA, but when business schools started flooding companies with new MBAs, they had to justify their existence. So instead of a nice 50% margin, their...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 23,933
Posted By R900

Frames made in China from companies with R&D,...

Frames made in China from companies with R&D, engineering, and quality are one thing. Cheap knockoffs are another, I think I'll pass on cheap, no-name frames from China.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,509
Posted By R900

Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By R900

2011 Journal Software - What are you using?

I used Bike Journal in '08, Bike Wire in '09, and last year didn't journal at all. I think I'm going to start journaling again in '11. I used a Garmin for years, and Garmin Connect or Map my Ride...
12-15-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,637
Posted By R900

Get tubulars.

Get tubulars.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,354
Posted By R900

They listed for about $2700 new, although often...

They listed for about $2700 new, although often could be purchased at some discount. WSD's seem to bring more money, since they are more rare, but $1800 seems a bit high. No warranty, and new stem...
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