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Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,305
Posted By M_FactorX19

so am i but honestly i dont even think about it....

so am i but honestly i dont even think about it. it just becomes a habbit. you have to put your stuff somewhere when not riding. might as well throw it all in your helmet and then its all together...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,305
Posted By M_FactorX19

here is a tip, i like you hate seat bags. put the...

here is a tip, i like you hate seat bags. put the spare tubes, co2, tire levers, etc in your helmet when you are done riding. that way you know you wont forget them. i put everything i need but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,881
Posted By M_FactorX19

i wouldnt hurt to go try some more bikes out....

i wouldnt hurt to go try some more bikes out. whats really important is finding a bike that fits you and your riding style. you may find you are more comfortable on another bike.

there are plenty...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By M_FactorX19

ok i think its a 2002 check out this link. it...

ok i think its a 2002 check out this link. it should have all the info you need to know.
http://bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2002&Brand=Raleigh&Model=International&Type=bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By M_FactorX19

Columbus is the type of steel. its good stuff!...

Columbus is the type of steel. its good stuff! not really shure what the bike is worth but Raleigh makes good bike (or use to anyways). i have a Raleigh tandem w/105 and its very well made.

here...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By M_FactorX19

same here. it sounds like somethings isnt right....

same here. it sounds like somethings isnt right. Sram is a little louder than shimano and i guess you could say not as smooth but i like the crisp feel of sram and when shifting under load there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 36,016
Posted By M_FactorX19

thats what i was thinking when i read this...

thats what i was thinking when i read this thread. i guess we have another one on our hands!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,771
Posted By M_FactorX19

yeah me too. im disappointed!! ill expect a ride...

yeah me too. im disappointed!! ill expect a ride report next sunday!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,305
Posted By M_FactorX19

i carry my Blackberry storm im my right jersey...

i carry my Blackberry storm im my right jersey pocket. i have never had my phone or anything else fall out of my jersey pockets. i also carry everything else in my jersey pokets. i dont use a saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By M_FactorX19

i say go with the Boyds and save the extra cash. ...

i say go with the Boyds and save the extra cash.

the new zipp 303 tubulars are my favorite wheels though.

either way you go you will end up with a great set of wheels. dont over think it just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By M_FactorX19

i dont agree with that. ive owned both and...

i dont agree with that. ive owned both and honestly there isnt a big performance difference between the two. i got rid of my gossamer to shave weight and went with a bb30 Force crank. for someone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By M_FactorX19

Lyzene

Lyzene
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By M_FactorX19

check out this bike. for 1400 i think its a great...

check out this bike. for 1400 i think its a great deal. Litespeed M1 w/ Rival

http://www.competitivecyclist.com/frame/2011-litespeed-m1-sram-rival-complete-bike-9479.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By M_FactorX19

the reason the caad has a FSA crank is because it...

the reason the caad has a FSA crank is because it has a BB30 BB and Shimano doesnt make a BB30 crank. there is no reason you would need to upgrade the crank and even if you did i doubt you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By M_FactorX19

i would look at a Fuji Roubaix. you should be...

i would look at a Fuji Roubaix. you should be able to get one for about the price of what you listed for the newest.
Felt also makes good bikes for the money and the same for Giant.

your at...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 70,928
Posted By M_FactorX19

one can only imagine what tomorrow will hold!!

one can only imagine what tomorrow will hold!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By M_FactorX19

ergonovas would be my choice as well. they are...

ergonovas would be my choice as well. they are great bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By M_FactorX19

thanks man. same to you!

thanks man. same to you!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 36,016
Posted By M_FactorX19

here is a link ...

here is a link

http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/Peloton/TNT-corner/leg-shaving.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 36,016
Posted By M_FactorX19

no i guess i should have known better. haha.

no i guess i should have known better. haha.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By M_FactorX19

well there are a few. first would be the reach...

well there are a few. first would be the reach and drop are different for each bar. the ergonovas have a flat top section short reach and drop. the ergosums have a ego bend and slightly longer reach...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 36,016
Posted By M_FactorX19

seriously? obviuosly that would depend on...

seriously?

obviuosly that would depend on how much hair you have but i doubt you could tell the differene. you would lose more weight by taking a leak before the race.

now shaving your legs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 01:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,312
Posted By M_FactorX19

i wouldnt wear it! that doesnt mean i would think...

i wouldnt wear it! that doesnt mean i would think anything about you wearing it though. its your jersey not mine. you can wear what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,621
Posted By M_FactorX19

i really like an 11-26 w/ a compact double for...

i really like an 11-26 w/ a compact double for most of the climbing i do (i climb a lot). after my last road race though i have been thinking about going with something lower(12-28) for those...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,771
Posted By M_FactorX19

i realize that and its a decent climb but thats...

i realize that and its a decent climb but thats only one climb in 30mi and like i said it will slow everyone else down too. showing up is the hardest part.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:20 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,771
Posted By M_FactorX19

i mean if JSChristian44 is willing to show up and...

i mean if JSChristian44 is willing to show up and race in a tri with his tri bars zip tied on, frame pump zip tied to his RD cable, and planning to rest on the booies during the swim. i think you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:09 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,219
Posted By M_FactorX19

yep! also how much of your ride was 25mph+?...

yep!

also how much of your ride was 25mph+? thats when aero wheels shine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-11, 12:02 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,771
Posted By M_FactorX19

thats flater than the flatest route i ride. :eek:...

thats flater than the flatest route i ride. :eek:

you should be fine. its not like the climbing wont slow them down too. stop trying to talk yourself out of it. you will be fine and glad you went.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By M_FactorX19

what do you need a seat wedge for?

what do you need a seat wedge for?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 11:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,992
Posted By M_FactorX19

i cant believe i missed that one!!

i cant believe i missed that one!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 10:24 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,278
Posted By M_FactorX19

where was the "non of your freaking buisness"...

where was the "non of your freaking buisness" option?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By M_FactorX19

from the looks of your CR1 i would say go with a...

from the looks of your CR1 i would say go with a size smaller.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By M_FactorX19

this is what i do as well. im also in between...

this is what i do as well. im also in between sizes and go with a the smaller size for a more aggressive fit. my long ride "comfort" bikes are a size up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By M_FactorX19

thats it right there! i dont use a seat bag. i...

thats it right there! i dont use a seat bag. i dont understand why some people wear jerseys with pockets and dont put anything in them.

anyways i put co2, levers, patch kit, and some tools in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 70,928
Posted By M_FactorX19

lets just ignore the zip ties for now. do you...

lets just ignore the zip ties for now. do you really think you need a coulpe of weeks to heal from that? heck ive finished races/ rides with way worse and still rode the next day and the day after...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,771
Posted By M_FactorX19

this. also make sure to ride very smooth...

this.

also make sure to ride very smooth and predictable. dont swerve suddenly, slam on your brakes, etc. watch your front wheel. dont over lap with the rider in front of you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,771
Posted By M_FactorX19

there is really no way for us to tell you how...

there is really no way for us to tell you how fast the group will be. there are groups in my area that avg only14-16mph (some maybe even less) and the group i ride with every week rarely averages...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,771
Posted By M_FactorX19

this. if you get droped no big deal just show up...

this. if you get droped no big deal just show up next week and the week after until you can hang on. its really not that big of a deal. especially a shop ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 239,225
Posted By M_FactorX19

i really like how well that EDGE fork matches...

i really like how well that EDGE fork matches your bike now! well done!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,663
Posted By M_FactorX19

mine is from the handguns i use to shot in action...

mine is from the handguns i use to shot in action pistol competitions. a XDM 40cal and mainly a XDM 9mm whitch holds 19rds of 9mm from the factoy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,992
Posted By M_FactorX19

they are just for looks. they have no other...

they are just for looks. they have no other benefit and cost the same as the same model black tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 239,225
Posted By M_FactorX19

reading about the evo it looks like the Liquigas...

reading about the evo it looks like the Liquigas paint job adds 20% of the frame weight.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 239,225
Posted By M_FactorX19

oh yeah i say go for it!!!

oh yeah i say go for it!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,587
Posted By M_FactorX19

really??

really??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 02:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,411
Posted By M_FactorX19

this would get my vote as well. if you are...

this would get my vote as well. if you are worried about grip this is the tape to get.

ive never had an issue with Fizik though
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By M_FactorX19

i really like castelli jerseys. the fabric is...

i really like castelli jerseys. the fabric is great and the cut is perect. im a big fan of race cut or euro cut jerseys. i cant stand a baggy jersey. the pockets on castelli jerseys are perfect. i...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 11:17 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,734
Posted By M_FactorX19

i also agree with that. this would be my ideal...

i also agree with that. this would be my ideal setup for climbing as well. to bad i have Record/Chours 10sp!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,734
Posted By M_FactorX19

totally agree!

totally agree!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By M_FactorX19

i use ceiling hooks. i have to really there are...

i use ceiling hooks. i have to really there are way to many bikes in my garage for me not to hang them up out of the way. seems to work really well for me. that way the kids (and wife) wont knock...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 239,225
Posted By M_FactorX19

i almost went with that on mine but i figured it...

i almost went with that on mine but i figured it was to over the top for my bike (it would look good on some).
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