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Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,996
Posted By zvez

my bad, I just found it. To Catch a...

my bad, I just found it. To Catch a Counterfeiter: The Sketchy World of Fake Bike Gear | Bicycling (http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/components/catch-counterfeiter-sketchy-world-fake-bike-gear)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,996
Posted By zvez

I'm sorry I don't think it's online yet. I just...

I'm sorry I don't think it's online yet. I just went to their website and its not there.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,996
Posted By zvez

ha! yeah if you can find it buried in some of the...

ha! yeah if you can find it buried in some of the most inane ridiculous things you can imagine! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,996
Posted By zvez

wow, I just read this article and by the look of...

wow, I just read this article and by the look of the postings in this thread, few of you did. But then this is the former 41, which we all know is an alternate universe with NO bearing in reality.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,773
Posted By zvez

why would you need a specialized bike shop close...

why would you need a specialized bike shop close by, group sets and such are the same across all brands, you need a competent bike shop to tune your bike regardless of what brand they sell.

As to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,423
Posted By zvez

HA! Found this out a couple weeks ago!

HA! Found this out a couple weeks ago!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,166
Posted By zvez

lol ;)

lol ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,166
Posted By zvez

survey says 100% of me doesn't give a squat about...

survey says 100% of me doesn't give a squat about what other people wear, ride, think! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,187
Posted By zvez

I've got dura ace mechanical and dura ace Di2,...

I've got dura ace mechanical and dura ace Di2, hands down I'd go for the ultegra di2 given the choice between mech and electric, without any hesitation.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,660
Posted By zvez

kerosene. failing that wd40, both cut the grease...

kerosene. failing that wd40, both cut the grease but don't have any water component. wipe off and follow with a lube.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,525
Posted By zvez

I've got a 14 s-works roubaix I've turned 5k...

I've got a 14 s-works roubaix I've turned 5k miles on and love it, the cg post and zertz fasteners give just enough cushion to road shock. I've also got a cervelo R5 (supposedly an endurance bike)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18,721
Views: 3,728,980
Posted By zvez

Just got it and put some shakedown miles in it...

Just got it and put some shakedown miles in it yesterday! Wish it were an F8 Dogma but it's pretty nice anyway!

http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/pp151/zvezdah1/marvel%201_zpsxdqg2iec.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,222
Posted By zvez

unfortunately you have an agonizingly simplistic...

unfortunately you have an agonizingly simplistic approach to this, the guy below said it best. I fear you didn't bother to read this article.

The testing was done by Microbac, now a websearch...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,222
Posted By zvez

and an equal or more number who don't.

and an equal or more number who don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,222
Posted By zvez

that's an excellent article. Carbon has too many...

that's an excellent article. Carbon has too many variables to trust counterfeit, density of the weave, direction of the weave curing process. I'm mystified that some people in this thread didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-15, 02:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,648
Posted By zvez

A few tubes of blood aren't going to be missed at...

A few tubes of blood aren't going to be missed at all. I doubt they took more than 100-150cc, literally a drop in the bucket of your blood supply. You probably have 5 liters of blood inyour body.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,489
Posted By zvez

a year and probably 6k miles on mine, love em...

a year and probably 6k miles on mine, love em perfect fit. Consider one of the three different types of insoles they have available. I think I'm running blue.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,073
Posted By zvez

an exceedingly ugly bike.

an exceedingly ugly bike.
05-31-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,091
Posted By zvez

I don't feel near as self conscious now that I've...

I don't feel near as self conscious now that I've seen pics of Kerry in spandex! :)
05-21-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,154
Posted By zvez

a lot depends on what type roads you're on. I...

a lot depends on what type roads you're on. I ride on a lot of moderate sized rollers and I just never like 52/36 on the R5, rode it again last nite and love the change. I'm going to have the...
04-25-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,154
Posted By zvez

Put 150 miles on it this week, so glad I made the...

Put 150 miles on it this week, so glad I made the change, now I'm actually happy to get out on it!
04-15-15, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,154
Posted By zvez

thanks everyone for all the very useful info! I...

thanks everyone for all the very useful info! I opted to let the bike shop change out to the 50/34 and 11/28 so my r5 will be geared just like the roubaix. For the predominant roads I ride, rollers,...
04-08-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,154
Posted By zvez

changing from a 52/36 and 11/25 to compact 50/34 11/28

I did a search, probably didn't word it right but had no luck in finding an answer tho I'm sure it's been discussed ad nauseum.

Is it possible to convert my R5 to the same gearing as on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 06:31 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,553
Posted By zvez

spot on!!!!

spot on!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-15, 03:15 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,454
Posted By zvez

never ridden a hybrid, but yeah, I can't see...

never ridden a hybrid, but yeah, I can't see putting alot of money in a hybrid. I think it's different if you're looking at a full roadbike, but certainly at some point cost increase is out of line...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,290
Posted By zvez

that has to be uncomfortable on the earlobes if...

that has to be uncomfortable on the earlobes if you wear for a sustained period
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,973
Posted By zvez

I've bought a bunch of the chinese made jerseys...

I've bought a bunch of the chinese made jerseys from various vendors on ebay. Quality is surprisingly good. I wouldn't buy cheap cycling shorts tho.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,747
Posted By zvez

We need a new thread "Is Shimano better than SRAM...

We need a new thread "Is Shimano better than SRAM and Campagnollo" ;)
01-22-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,829
Posted By zvez

At these levels of competition there are no...

At these levels of competition there are no friends. They will screw each other over whatever it takes to stay on top. To think otherwise is to live in the land of unicorns and rainbows. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,190
Posted By zvez

and all made in Italy Campagnolo components are...

and all made in Italy Campagnolo components are loving packed by beautiful Italian virgins.......;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,939
Posted By zvez

whole nitrogen in car tires is ridiculous, it's...

whole nitrogen in car tires is ridiculous, it's another excuse to get you in the shop. It's use in bicycles would be even more ridiculous as everyone would need a tank of nitrogen to inflate the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 03:22 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 11,127
Posted By zvez

this makes no sense. The connections are wired...

this makes no sense. The connections are wired NOT wireless. radio interference has nothing to do with this.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 11,127
Posted By zvez

Guess, I don't get it, NO ONE is forcing anyone...

Guess, I don't get it, NO ONE is forcing anyone to use Di2. I did 5k miles this year, probably 3500 on Di2 and 1500 on Dura Ace 9000. I suspect the same thing went on when brifters replaced downtube...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 11,127
Posted By zvez

electric all the way. No more issues with cable...

electric all the way. No more issues with cable replacement stretch etc. If you can afford it and ride alot you won't regret it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-14, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,096
Posted By zvez

I paid $200 each for my fittings. It took around...

I paid $200 each for my fittings. It took around 2.5 hrs the first time and around 2 hrs second bike. It's time consuming and some of the best money spent by me for cycling. NO issues with comfort...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By zvez

if you don't get any precision bike fit done...

if you don't get any precision bike fit done (it's worth the $$), at least have them sit you in the mold to determine the width of your "sit" bones to determine optimum saddle width.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By zvez

Have around 2500 miles on my romin evo I mounted...

Have around 2500 miles on my romin evo I mounted on my R5, I found the fizik saddle to be unusable the first hour ride. Haven't looked back, I've got a romin, not sure what version on my s-works...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,880
Posted By zvez

so I guess the takeaway from the injury thread....

so I guess the takeaway from the injury thread. Those people who are not thinned from the herd via darwinism eventually end up Tri-riders? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,627
Posted By zvez

the downside if you don't continue to get rained...

the downside if you don't continue to get rained on during the ride you'll smell like a urinal at any place you stop or when you get to your destination.

I'll pull over, whizz on the nearest bush...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,203
Posted By zvez

zipp says their wheels have been tested and will...

zipp says their wheels have been tested and will have no problem with sustained braking BUT they have a 250 pound weight limit.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,203
Posted By zvez

at 265 pounds he really can't go carbon can he, I...

at 265 pounds he really can't go carbon can he, I know zipp has a 250# limit, price notwithstanding.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,549
Posted By zvez

yep, I"m with everyone else, foreign object...

yep, I"m with everyone else, foreign object embedded or perhaps a bit of the cord hitting the tube. I've never had an issues with GP 4000s so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,391
Posted By zvez

First is in the middle of doing silver comet...

First is in the middle of doing silver comet trail and second is just after a ride.

also, very excited I just met my goal 5k miles in 2014!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 24,525
Posted By zvez

thanks very much! Hopefully I'll never need to...

thanks very much! Hopefully I'll never need to do it!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 24,525
Posted By zvez

So I carry the KMC missing link 11 in my bag....

So I carry the KMC missing link 11 in my bag. I've never had a chain break, but a guy with a ten speed broke his chain in the midst of a metric century and he used one of mine allowing him to finish...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-14, 01:55 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 20,149
Posted By zvez

the 41 keeps on delivering! :)

the 41 keeps on delivering! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,020
Posted By zvez

I ride 100-105 psi, I weigh 160 pounds. No issues...

I ride 100-105 psi, I weigh 160 pounds. No issues with flats or anything. WHen I started riding last year I was running 120 or so but the lower pressure is definitely much more road friendly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,131
Posted By zvez

4593.8 ytd, 6025 miles total since I started...

4593.8 ytd, 6025 miles total since I started riding in late Sept. 2013.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 32,277
Posted By zvez

So I read this article, it sounds like BBright is...

So I read this article, it sounds like BBright is only used by Cervelo and one other company. Makes me wonder if it's such a great design for weekend riders. I know I'd never buy another cervelo with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 32,277
Posted By zvez

thanks very much!

thanks very much!
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