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Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,110
Posted By LansingWes

My first upgrade was from Tektro brakes to 105....

My first upgrade was from Tektro brakes to 105. 105 has noticably better stopping power. I've also noticed more stiffness in my 105 crankset vs the stock Tektro.

If they're not as good as 105 5700...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 276,141
Posted By LansingWes

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/flooded_683c5db609ed9fb41e2418267b37f5c73402e5d7.jpg

We've had too much rain this year
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,592
Posted By LansingWes

I had the same trouble trying to buy an Emonda...

I had the same trouble trying to buy an Emonda ALR5 The Trek customer service rep I chatted with said new models would be out in a couple of weeks (this was about a week ago). Summer Sale is going on...
06-20-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,934
Posted By LansingWes

Have you considered bike taxidermy?...

Have you considered bike taxidermy? https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x500/fjolil2hs4vr2cx_large_4e35e1c7ee22533bff326d650f28cb76aea3f58f.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,864
Posted By LansingWes

Here's a $4 solution Robot Check...

Here's a $4 solution Robot Check (http://www.amazon.com/Rothco-Dog-Tag-Chains/dp/B000MU7QTQ) Lock everything in the car except a key or two. This also has the benefit of not becoming untaped or...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 06:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,500
Posted By LansingWes

The future seems to be in graphene which is...

The future seems to be in graphene which is strong, light, flexible, and a good conductor. Graphene bicycles - the potential future of composites - BikeRadar USA...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,867
Posted By LansingWes

It's true! http://youtu.be/p8uP-dxllKQ

It's true!

http://youtu.be/p8uP-dxllKQ
03-03-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By LansingWes

I always root for a successful break. Bunch...

I always root for a successful break. Bunch sprint is my second choice.
02-18-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,047
Posted By LansingWes

Which has since been bested by Rohan Dennis who...

Which has since been bested by Rohan Dennis who rode 52.739km on February 8, 2015 http://sports.yahoo.com/news/australian-rohan-dennis-breaks-world-one-hour-cycling-143059257.html
02-07-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,396
Posted By LansingWes

And also (e) I heard Cav's contract is up at the...

And also (e) I heard Cav's contract is up at the end of the year, so he'll be trying to win as much/as big as possible.

Glad to see him get off to a good start.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,147
Posted By LansingWes

15's not too old but the Dutch start much...

15's not too old but the Dutch start much younger......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18,639
Views: 3,686,297
Posted By LansingWes

Got a sweet deal on a 5703 crankset & bottom...

Got a sweet deal on a 5703 crankset & bottom bracket from Merlin Shimano 105 5700 Triple Chainset & Bottom Bracket | Merlin Cycles...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,994
Posted By LansingWes

You must not have been following the "rules"...

You must not have been following the "rules" 'Round the Chuckbox: Chef Steven's rules for sausage gravy (http://roundthechuckbox.blogspot.com/2013/08/chef-stevens-rules-for-sausage-gravy.html)
08-18-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By LansingWes

Great stage! I nearly cheered out loud when Jens...

Great stage! I nearly cheered out loud when Jens went off the front. Just... why Phil and Paul.... ugh.
08-18-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,145
Posted By LansingWes

USA Pro Challenge

Jensies farewell tour. :( Looks like TourTracker is up for this one too. USA Pro Challenge Tour Tracker (http://tourtracker.usaprocyclingchallenge.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By LansingWes

It depends on what the 30 lbs consists of. 30 lbs...

It depends on what the 30 lbs consists of. 30 lbs of fat and his speed would go up, 30 lbs of muscle it might very well go down. I'm in a situation now where I'm getting smaller but not losing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-14, 09:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,051
Posted By LansingWes

There's really only one acceptable response in...

There's really only one acceptable response in this situation. Give them "the look", dial it up to 400 Watts, and drope the hammer.
08-11-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,371
Posted By LansingWes

I wonder how well he'll fit into their...

I wonder how well he'll fit into their Rolland/Voeckler mix. Rolland did mention focusing on only one Grand Tour in a season Tour de France: Rolland to race one grand tour in 2015 | Cyclingnews.com...
08-08-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,371
Posted By LansingWes

Trek's signed Bauke Mollema to a two year deal. I...

Trek's signed Bauke Mollema to a two year deal. I expect they'll drop at least one Schleck. Mollema inks two-year deal with Trek Factory Racing - VeloNews.com...
08-04-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 948
Posted By LansingWes

Tour of Utah

Starts in about half an hour. Free feed: Tour of Utah Tour Tracker powered by Adobe (http://tourtracker.tourofutah.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By LansingWes

Voler just marked their Jet bibs down 30% and you...

Voler just marked their Jet bibs down 30% and you get free shipping. Voler: Jet Men's FS Cycling BibShort (http://www.voler.com/browse/product/li/1110521)
07-27-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,256
Posted By LansingWes

Jensies last tour. :( But there were a lot of...

Jensies last tour. :( But there were a lot of great highlights for him.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,581
Posted By LansingWes

I love the Park Tool vulcanizing patch kit....

I love the Park Tool vulcanizing patch kit. Datlas is correct, a patched tube holds up just like new. Also, the patches can be used as a boot if you don't have a dollar handy.
07-18-14, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,189
Posted By LansingWes

I think there's potential for plenty of drama...

I think there's potential for plenty of drama remaining. Nibali's riding great but I'm not convinced Astana can help him protect the yellow jersey. If the other GC riders can work together for a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,169
Posted By LansingWes

Like others have said, be careful, take it easy....

Like others have said, be careful, take it easy. Sounds like the start of quadriceps tendonitis, something I'm dealing with right now. In my case a week off of work, NSAIDS, and Rest, Ice,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By LansingWes

How worn are the pads? Might be that they need to...

How worn are the pads? Might be that they need to be replaced. Pics?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-14, 03:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,080
Posted By LansingWes

I don't know, looks like that "Chinese carbon" to...

I don't know, looks like that "Chinese carbon" to me. I'd hate for my bra to asplode.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,461
Posted By LansingWes

One time I got sweat in my eye. It stung real bad.

One time I got sweat in my eye. It stung real bad.
Forum: Great Lakes
04-29-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,039
Posted By LansingWes

The first "Over the Top" tour is this June. They...

The first "Over the Top" tour is this June. They take the ferry from Luddington, MI and ride north (over the top) around lake Michigan. West Michigan Trails Annual Event...
04-25-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By LansingWes

I'm rooting for Bauke Mollema. The Belkin squad...

I'm rooting for Bauke Mollema. The Belkin squad has been pretty solid so far this year.
04-24-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By LansingWes

The Ultegra triple crankset is 52-39-30 this...

The Ultegra triple crankset is 52-39-30 this probably account for the tuning.
04-19-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By LansingWes

Amstel Gold

http://www.c-cycling.com/images/amstel14/Amstel_Gold_Race_Profile.jpg

Who will have the legs?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,640
Posted By LansingWes

I've decided to use my weekends this year to do...

I've decided to use my weekends this year to do some local sightseeing and ride to parks and places I've never been. Yesterday I decided to ride out to the Rose Lake State Wildlife Area...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,087
Posted By LansingWes

The brakes that come stock on the Denali are...

The brakes that come stock on the Denali are junk. Upgrade them for safety's sake. Other than that you've gotten some good advice to leave it alone until something breaks. Maybe get toe clips for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By LansingWes

If the pads are rubbing against your forehead,...

If the pads are rubbing against your forehead, the helmet might be too loose.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By LansingWes

I'm currently running a 6700 cassette with a 5700...

I'm currently running a 6700 cassette with a 5700 derailleur, no problems.
04-14-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By LansingWes

I'm sure the tan lines are also a huge hit....

I'm sure the tan lines are also a huge hit. :thumb:
04-14-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,683
Posted By LansingWes

The biggest difference will probably be in the...

The biggest difference will probably be in the tires. A pair of slick tires will give you better traction on the road surface and make it easier to hold your speed. Much cheaper than buying a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 276,141
Posted By LansingWes

The city built a new stretch of MUP so I took a...

The city built a new stretch of MUP so I took a ride to check it out. BONUS: Train.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,959
Posted By LansingWes

The FD can be a PITA to adjust properly. That...

The FD can be a PITA to adjust properly. That said, I still love my triple.
Forum: Foo
04-12-14, 07:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,374
Posted By LansingWes

2 Cats.

2 Cats.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By LansingWes

This. They wouldn't be honking at a left-turning...

This. They wouldn't be honking at a left-turning car.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By LansingWes

Hot

Hot
04-10-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,524
Posted By LansingWes

You could just be having a fit issue, even a...

You could just be having a fit issue, even a couple millimeters off can cause numbness. Try lowering your seatpost by 5mm and see if that makes a difference. If nothing else, making an adjustment...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,315
Posted By LansingWes

Found it, an oldie but a goodie....

Found it, an oldie but a goodie. http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/410701-psimet-s-tip-day.html The ride was amazing by the way even if I did get too much sun.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,315
Posted By LansingWes

There's a chart for this floating around the...

There's a chart for this floating around the forum somewhere, but I'm too lazy to find it and it's nice outside and I want to go for a ride instead.
04-09-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,007
Posted By LansingWes

If it's a strip of public land you could always...

If it's a strip of public land you could always ask your local public works department to pave the footpath. It might help to tell them it's also an obstacle for pedestrians (tripping hazard......
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By LansingWes

I recently upgraded to the Fi'zi:k Cyrano R3...

I recently upgraded to the Fi'zi:k Cyrano R3 Fi'zi:k Cyrano R3 Chameleon Handlebar | Competitive Cyclist...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,337
Posted By LansingWes

Did we just get dropped like Lance?

Did we just get dropped like Lance?
04-03-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,887
Posted By LansingWes

It probably isn't "essential" but you might want...

It probably isn't "essential" but you might want a 4th Hand or cable stretcher. Park makes a good one Amazon.com: Park Tool BT-2 4th Hand Brake with Locking Ratchet: Sports & Outdoors...
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