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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 331,248
Posted By Anthony.L

http://i.imgur.com/sKDBnIr.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sKDBnIr.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-28-14, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,720
Posted By Anthony.L

SRAM installed false wires on the early...

SRAM installed false wires on the early prototypes to conceal what they were developing...
08-27-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,645
Posted By Anthony.L

The only issue I've had (not on the bike) is...

The only issue I've had (not on the bike) is during hot summer days if you leave your iPhone/iPad in direct sunlight it will over heat. The device has a fail safe that will kick in and turn off...
08-27-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,499
Posted By Anthony.L

I've never had this issue with the Edge 510. ...

I've never had this issue with the Edge 510. Turns always get announced 200-250ft prior, and it counts down footage on the screen to the exact turn.

The issue I do have is sometimes it says turn...
08-27-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,499
Posted By Anthony.L

I have the Edge 510 and this is my experience. I...

I have the Edge 510 and this is my experience. I start the ride by loading my course and then starting the timer. I select the screen/training page with my data points. When a turn comes up it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,107,757
Posted By Anthony.L

Nice, was looking online at their closeouts last...

Nice, was looking online at their closeouts last night for the Labor Day sale running right now. Too bad nothing ever in my size (small to XS).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-14, 11:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,986
Posted By Anthony.L

Sorry, but NO THANKS! Boring brown flat desert,...

Sorry, but NO THANKS! Boring brown flat desert, hiding inside your home with AC for months out of the year while it's 100+ for 20 hours out of the day. Yeah I'm perfectly good up here with our...
08-25-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,777
Posted By Anthony.L

LOL, good story. As someone who rode motorcycles...

LOL, good story. As someone who rode motorcycles for years, they offer nothing in stress relief compared to bicycles.
08-25-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,359
Posted By Anthony.L

First it sounds like to me you are pushing too...

First it sounds like to me you are pushing too hard too fast. You are not going to get instant results, ease into cycling and build your endurance and strength overtime. My other advice, forget...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,715
Posted By Anthony.L

That's pretty ingenious use of space on the bike....

That's pretty ingenious use of space on the bike. I like it!
Forum: Foo
08-21-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,996
Posted By Anthony.L

I've eaten at more high end restaurants then I...

I've eaten at more high end restaurants then I could count. My family and myself are great home cooks, but also really appreciate a great night out enjoying each other's company with no work or...
Forum: Foo
08-21-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,996
Posted By Anthony.L

Tahiti Nui, one of my favorites on the north...

Tahiti Nui, one of my favorites on the north shore! Really good drinks, and the pizza is awesome!

Tahiti Nui - Hanalei, HI | Yelp (http://www.yelp.com/biz/tahiti-nui-hanalei?osq=tiki)
Forum: Foo
08-21-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By Anthony.L

Yes, after he passed it was reported he was...

Yes, after he passed it was reported he was diagnosed 5-6 months ago with early Parkinsons. However the doctors told him he would likely have 5-6 years before displaying any symptoms.

I think it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-14, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,933
Posted By Anthony.L

Ultegra is really overkill for that frame. I...

Ultegra is really overkill for that frame. I would recommend the new Shimano 105 (5800) 11-speed group set. Way more reasonably priced, and more appropriate. Supposedly it includes technology...
Forum: Foo
08-21-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By Anthony.L

I've lived in the PNW for the past 17 years. Get...

I've lived in the PNW for the past 17 years. Get yourself a Phillips Light Therapy (blue LED light), use it in the morning when drinking your coffee/tea at your desk. Go to a tanning bed once per...
08-21-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,348,180
Posted By Anthony.L

Thanks! It's basically a Roubaix with a flat...

Thanks! It's basically a Roubaix with a flat bar, so it goes pretty nicely. On the flats I avg 16-17mph and it cruises nicely around 18-19mph.
08-21-14, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7,566
Views: 2,348,180
Posted By Anthony.L

http://i.imgur.com/laInYRu.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/laInYRu.jpg
08-21-14, 12:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,458
Posted By Anthony.L

Out on a ride today. I'm definitely happy with...

Out on a ride today. I'm definitely happy with the carbon stem, bars, and seat post. The ride quality is great, and my hands don't get as numb.

http://i.imgur.com/laInYRu.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By Anthony.L

Take note that not all titanium is created...

Take note that not all titanium is created equally, actually that goes for any metal (steel/alum/etc). Use caution with the cheap titanium skewers on eBay. The Zipps obviously don't fall in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,489
Posted By Anthony.L

Good looking bike. You will like those Pro4...

Good looking bike. You will like those Pro4 tires, unless it's not your first set and you already know that fact. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Anthony.L

Yup, start by finding a dealer with a...

Yup, start by finding a dealer with a "buttometer" that measures your sitting bones. This gives you an idea on the width you need to target. Not all dealers offer demo or trial saddles, but if you...
08-20-14, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,812
Posted By Anthony.L

The clamp has a lot of adjustment. However...

The clamp has a lot of adjustment. However typically you clamp vertically along the seat post, or are you saying that part of your bike is 3"? I honestly don't think 3" will be a problem, the clamp...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,754
Posted By Anthony.L

Well I can say I noticed a difference when...

Well I can say I noticed a difference when upgrading my Sidi Genius Fit road shoes (SPD-SL) to Specialized S-Works road (SPD-SL). The reason being is the sole stiffness, I thought it wouldn't make a...
08-19-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By Anthony.L

Any of the Garmin Edge line 500 and above is...

Any of the Garmin Edge line 500 and above is going to give you everything you want (cadence, speed, elevation, percent grade, etc, etc). I have the Edge 510 paired with magnetless sensors and HRM. ...
08-18-14, 11:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,812
Posted By Anthony.L

The one from Amazon came in a plain cardboard box...

The one from Amazon came in a plain cardboard box and the stand itself has not stickers or markings on it. The box did say Made in Taiwan. It was packed well and arrived in perfect condition. ...
08-18-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,840
Posted By Anthony.L

This.

This.
08-18-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,812
Posted By Anthony.L

Get this one instead, and save $80. Aluminum...

Get this one instead, and save $80.

Aluminum Cycle Pro Mechanic Bicycle Repair Stand...
08-18-14, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,759
Posted By Anthony.L

Personally I would take Cadence over Speed if I...

Personally I would take Cadence over Speed if I had to choose one for my bike computer. HRM is another important one to me over speed. Edge 200 is GPS enabled only, no ANT+, which explains why...
08-18-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Anthony.L

My guess is your HR has dropped down with...

My guess is your HR has dropped down with improved cardio, and not so much the increased cadence itself. For example I notice towards the end of my ride my HR will rise regardless if I'm pedaling a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,986
Posted By Anthony.L

This. Soon as the rain sets in here in the...

This. Soon as the rain sets in here in the Pacific NW I will be ordering a Wahoo KICKR to go with my 80" TV in the living room. Climbing mountains around the world while it rains outside.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By Anthony.L

Most bikes in that price range are going to have...

Most bikes in that price range are going to have Shimano Sora or 105 groups. What is wrong with those?
08-15-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,016
Posted By Anthony.L

Endomondo or Strava. Both support running and...

Endomondo or Strava. Both support running and cycling well.
08-14-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,937
Posted By Anthony.L

Yeah for a 2 hour ride bike shorts are going to...

Yeah for a 2 hour ride bike shorts are going to make a difference!
08-14-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,937
Posted By Anthony.L

Yes the bike shorts make a difference, chamois...

Yes the bike shorts make a difference, chamois with some chamois butter and you will have more padding and less rubbing down there. Of course it also depends on how long you are riding in a single...
08-14-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,937
Posted By Anthony.L

Are you wearing bike shorts with a chamois? Did...

Are you wearing bike shorts with a chamois? Did your LBS have a buttometer to measure your sitting bones? It's possible the stock 155mm wide seat is too narrow, or too wide. Are you sure the seat...
08-14-14, 01:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,458
Posted By Anthony.L

I got the carbon wheel quote back from Farsports....

I got the carbon wheel quote back from Farsports.

Rim: 50mm x 23mm clincher, U shape, no brake surface
Hub: DT Swiss 240S disc hub, 28H/28H (5x100 for front, 5x135 for rear), Shimano 11sp
Spoke:...
08-14-14, 12:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,458
Posted By Anthony.L

Thanks. Carbon wheels are next (and pretty much...

Thanks. Carbon wheels are next (and pretty much all that is left). I think I'm going to try a set of 50mm clinchers from Farsports or Yoeleo.
08-13-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,458
Posted By Anthony.L

Ok for the next upgrade installment I have a...

Ok for the next upgrade installment I have a Easton EC90 SL carbon stem. I mentioned on page 1 this would likely be my next upgrade, however I wasn't planning to upgrade until maybe next month. I...
08-12-14, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,077
Posted By Anthony.L

It's just a board with a piece of memory foam...

It's just a board with a piece of memory foam where you sit bones will leave an indent allowing them to then measure the distance. At least that was the Specialized one was at my LBS. If you want a...
08-11-14, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By Anthony.L

this.

this.
08-11-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By Anthony.L

This. I add Hammer Fizz electrolytes tablets...

This.

I add Hammer Fizz electrolytes tablets to my water and it goes down perfectly fine.
08-10-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,458
Posted By Anthony.L

Thanks. Mine is a small frame. I will see...

Thanks.

Mine is a small frame. I will see about weighing it when I'm at the dealer next week. Got to take it in for service, getting some creaking from the BB30 bottom bracket.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By Anthony.L

Not to mention there are ways to artificially...

Not to mention there are ways to artificially pump your GPS results before uploading to Strava...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By Anthony.L

How many times you stopping to pee during that 25...

How many times you stopping to pee during that 25 miles? Of course everyone sweats different amounts and body weight plays a huge part. Personally I approx go through one 26oz bottle every 20...
08-06-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,674
Posted By Anthony.L

Yeah if I had that bug it would be going right...

Yeah if I had that bug it would be going right back where I bought it! Pretty much useless.

At the moment I'm perfectly content with the Edge 510. I was almost ready to jump ship just for the...
08-06-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,674
Posted By Anthony.L

If a device connects to 802.11 wireless, then yes...

If a device connects to 802.11 wireless, then yes it must have a MAC address to be able to use that connection. Typically manufactures list the MAC address on a sticker located on the device or...
08-06-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,674
Posted By Anthony.L

I'm just ribbing you a little bit. Kudos to...

I'm just ribbing you a little bit. Kudos to Magellan for jumping on the issue, but they probably should not have committed to a time frame for the fix. Always back fires.
08-06-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,674
Posted By Anthony.L

So where is that update...didn't they say 2...

So where is that update...didn't they say 2 weeks....more than 2 weeks ago... ;)
08-06-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,201
Posted By Anthony.L

Yeah not true. I use my iPad with a onboard maps...

Yeah not true. I use my iPad with a onboard maps application when 100's of miles off the grid while 4x4'in in the mountains. No cellular data, just GPS signal to pin point my location on the map.
...
08-05-14, 11:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,458
Posted By Anthony.L

Stopped by my Specialized dealer today and had...

Stopped by my Specialized dealer today and had them fine tune my new seat post and saddle adjustments. They also mounted my SPD cleats on the new S-Works shoes and out the door I went for a short 20...
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