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05-13-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,141
Posted By Digger6255

My Fenix currently has Fulcrum Racing 5 wheels...

My Fenix currently has Fulcrum Racing 5 wheels and Conti 4000 25mm tires. When it is time for new tires I will stay with Conti but the newer 5000 GP. What are the advantages of 25mm to 28mm? If they...
05-13-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,186
Posted By Digger6255

This bike has been listed as various models over...

This bike has been listed as various models over the last few weeks. I forget what it started out as but it was a 56 frame and now it is 54 Synapse which it is obviously not. The Ultegra is Flight...
05-12-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,616
Posted By Digger6255

When I read the OP's first post I thought this is...

When I read the OP's first post I thought this is me. My first ride was 2.6 miles, then 8 and a couple after that was around 12. My last ride was 15.2 but I really want to get back to where I was 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By Digger6255

My RC 7 are just a thin layer of leather for the...

My RC 7 are just a thin layer of leather for the tongue. I was reading the RC 9 is integrated so that may be a better shoe for you
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By Digger6255

I am a 11 1/2 and just bought Shimano RC7 in 46.5...

I am a 11 1/2 and just bought Shimano RC7 in 46.5 and they are perfect.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,939
Posted By Digger6255

I emailed him with a link to Blue Book asking...

I emailed him with a link to Blue Book asking what his bottom dollar was. He responded " I don't negotiate by email sight unseen" so I responded I don't drive an hour and a half to look at a bike I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,939
Posted By Digger6255

How accurate is bike blue book for pricing. There...

How accurate is bike blue book for pricing. There is a 2017 CAAD12 105 disc in excellent shape. He is asking $1500 but blue book says $810-834.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,939
Posted By Digger6255

After being locked away during the Rona crisis I...

After being locked away during the Rona crisis I am wanting a project. I would like to find a good CAAD that the frame and paint is not beat all to crap. I am looking to stay around $500 for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,317
Posted By Digger6255

I love the Infinito!

I love the Infinito!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

I have always been diligent with maintenance on...

I have always been diligent with maintenance on the pedals and cleats although I did walk a bit in the cleats but not like I was off hiking in them. The lack of strength in the right cleat C clip is...
04-20-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,469
Posted By Digger6255

Congrats on a great looking bike. I've been...

Congrats on a great looking bike. I've been drooling over this one for a while now. I love my Ridley but Di2 and disc brakes on a brand new bike for $3699 is almost too good to pass up. This blue and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Digger6255

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/kenmore-2...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/kenmore-2017-cervelo-r3-56cm/7108378422.html
FRAME Cérvelo R3 Disc Carbon Fibre FORK Cérvelo All-Carbon, Tapered R3 Disc Carbon Fibre HEADSET FSA IS2 1-⅛ x...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Digger6255

Good deal on 2017 Cervelo R3?

There is a local sale of a hardly ridden R3 Disc (350 miles) for $2200 with aero bars, computer and pedals. I've asked about the groupset but assuming similar bikes that I have found with FSA crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,221
Posted By Digger6255

I agree with the OP as I have had everything from...

I agree with the OP as I have had everything from great experiences to about the same as Taco. My local retail Performance store was the best and I became "friends" with the bike mechanic. He was in...
04-18-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 367,251
Posted By Digger6255

My wife's Electra Sugar Skull. She loves this...

My wife's Electra Sugar Skull. She loves this bike and gets a ton of oohs and ahhhs over it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 4,183,581
Posted By Digger6255

New Speedplay cleats out of necessity and Shimano...

New Speedplay cleats out of necessity and Shimano RC701 shoes. The shoes were a great deal from Western Bike Works for $168 shipped.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

No. If you read earlier in the thread, I can open...

No. If you read earlier in the thread, I can open the right spring with just my thumb fairly easily. Doing the same thing to the left one I can barely move it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

I have not lost confidence in my Speedplay pedals...

I have not lost confidence in my Speedplay pedals just my 4 year old cleats or at least the right one. In all fairness I never used walking covers for them and they are pretty beat up.
Bottom line...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

It doesn't appear to be broken but I can open...

It doesn't appear to be broken but I can open that right spring easily with my thumb and the left one I can barely move without a lot of pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

I checked the float and had more than enough but...

I checked the float and had more than enough but my right cleat unclips very easily with very little effort when I rotate heel out. I can easily retract the spring with my thumb on the right. I guess...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

I was definitely clipped in and this was about 8...

I was definitely clipped in and this was about 8 miles into a 12 mile ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

Don't get me wrong, I love these pedals. I don't...

Don't get me wrong, I love these pedals. I don't want to change back to Ultegras or Look but thought this was weird. This is probably all me or like WhyFi said I may need to adjust float on the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

I haven't checked float since I originally set...

I haven't checked float since I originally set them. I will check that out today. It was weird when it happened, I did not even feel it unclip but suddenly I was not clipped in.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Digger6255

Speedplay Zero unclip when I stand

I have the previous Zero's without the walking cleat and my knees love them. I was on a ride yesterday and when I stood up to stretch my back my right foot unclipped. Luckily I did not have all my...
04-16-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By Digger6255

Yes 632 ci all aluminum BBC with 1320 hp on...

Yes 632 ci all aluminum BBC with 1320 hp on motor. Dial in depends on numerous things, 1/4 mile or 1/8 mile weather etc. In Top Dragster I am usually dialed in the 6-90's for 1/4 mile. When I...
04-16-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By Digger6255

Top Dragster and I bracket race.

Top Dragster and I bracket race.
04-16-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By Digger6255

I wish I could still do the physical things that...

I wish I could still do the physical things that I did in my 20's but it's not realistic at 56. I don't push as hard as I used to during any exercise and I'm ok with that. I do still drive a 195 mph...
04-15-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 627,863
Posted By Digger6255

This is my 2015 Ridley Fenix with full Ultegra...

This is my 2015 Ridley Fenix with full Ultegra 600 groupset. I am 56 and this bike is very comfortable for me. Not a great pic but I was having a sandwich....
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 4,183,581
Posted By Digger6255

Giro Synthe MIPS helmet from Bikeshoes.com for...

Giro Synthe MIPS helmet from Bikeshoes.com for $120 shipped.
04-15-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By Digger6255

I live in Thurston County and they just allowed...

I live in Thurston County and they just allowed the 2 bike trails to re-open. The trails are the Chehalis Western trail that goes from Lacey to Rainier and the Tenino-Yelm trail that intersects with...
03-23-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,148
Posted By Digger6255

I got the same email asking for a donation. They...

I got the same email asking for a donation. They are in the same boat as many other sporting/entertainment events promoters that are being crippled financially by this virus. I wonder how long they...
03-22-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Digger6255

Thanks, I went for a short 5 mile ride today on...

Thanks, I went for a short 5 mile ride today on and the tires seemed fine. While I have been still working out at the gym, I am not in cycling shape so probably no long rides while I get used to...
03-22-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Digger6255

Ever heard of dry rot? I would not drive or ride...

Ever heard of dry rot? I would not drive or ride anything with 30 year old tires. I just spent $4000 on motorhome tires even though they looked great, but it is generally known that you have to...
03-22-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By Digger6255

Systane Ultra works wonders. Visine does nothing...

Systane Ultra works wonders. Visine does nothing for dry eyes, it just takes the red out.
03-21-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Digger6255

Back on the the bike after 2 years

Life got in the way the last 2 years so I didn't do any road riding. I did use my Wahoo Kicker but that's about it. My bike is a 2015 Ridley Fenix with full Ultegra 6800 groupset. It did not have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,274
Posted By Digger6255

Cool clammy skin along with the other symptoms...

Cool clammy skin along with the other symptoms are a sign of Heat Exhaustion. Hot dry skin which will be the next step is heat stroke which is DEADLY. If you ignore the signs of heat exhaustion and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-16, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,050
Posted By Digger6255

I was using Cyclemeter and i phone 6+ on a Quad...

I was using Cyclemeter and i phone 6+ on a Quad Lok, bought a Garmin 520 and love it. If you decide to go with the Quad Lok, let me know. I have one I'll sell you for half price.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-16, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,281
Posted By Digger6255

Why risk it to save a few bucks and possibly get...

Why risk it to save a few bucks and possibly get your bank account wiped out. RUN AWAY!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,527
Posted By Digger6255

Another option Fulcrum Racing 3's from Wiggle...

Another option Fulcrum Racing 3's from Wiggle $340 and free shipping, made by Campy. They are the same wheels as the Zonda but for Shimano.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,001
Posted By Digger6255

If you are talking about the Fenix from...

If you are talking about the Fenix from Competitive Cyclist, I have one and it is a great bike! Mine came with a Roto crank, 105 front derailleur and Shimano R561 brakes. It now has full Ultegra...
07-27-16, 06:45 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 27,542
Posted By Digger6255

Wrong! Go to a NHRA race and watch the 10,000 HP...

Wrong! Go to a NHRA race and watch the 10,000 HP Top Fuel engines get rebuilt after every run in less than 45 minutes. My 190 mph Dragster engine gets "rebuilt" every 2 years. Please keep your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Digger6255

I got a pair of Fulcrum Racing 5's for under $200...

I got a pair of Fulcrum Racing 5's for under $200 on a Nashbar deal. They look great, roll great and I am very happy
07-10-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,924
Posted By Digger6255

I really like the Giro Bravos, just the right...

I really like the Giro Bravos, just the right amount of padding and not crazy expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-16, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Digger6255

I'm glad I saw this since I was going to ask the...

I'm glad I saw this since I was going to ask the same question. When I really crank up the cadence I seem to rock or almost bounce... I thought my seat was too low and was going to raise it. Should I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-16, 06:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,622
Posted By Digger6255

I bought a set of these Carbon Fober cages and...

I bought a set of these Carbon Fober cages and they have been great. I carried two Camel Bak Podium Big chills last weekend on them. They look good also and have blue or yellow high lites to match...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By Digger6255

I think I will pull the trigger on the Vuelta's...

I think I will pull the trigger on the Vuelta's for only $195. That is just too good to pass up and with Nashbar return policy, I guess I can't go wrong.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By Digger6255

I have read the Best Bang for Buck thread like 5...

I have read the Best Bang for Buck thread like 5 times but still can't decide on the Vueltas. The narrow wheel with my 700/25 Conti 4000 worries me. How big of a difference from the Fulcrum Sport to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-16, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By Digger6255

Wheel Updrade Fulcrum 5 or Vuelta Corsa lite

Nashbar is having their 25% off sale for 12 hours. I have Fulcrum Racing sport on my Ridley Fenix. I would like to upgrade them. Are one of these a good option and which one would be better? The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,784
Posted By Digger6255

I did a 50 mile ride today with about 800 ft of...

I did a 50 mile ride today with about 800 ft of elevation. It would have been great except the 15 mph head wind all the way back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-16, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,970
Posted By Digger6255

I was going to order a set of Fulcrum Racing 3...

I was going to order a set of Fulcrum Racing 3 from Wiggle this morning. They had the exchange rate wrong so I figured I would a couple hours. The raised the price on the wheels and the cassette that...
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