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Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By SHIM_105

Anyone know a good bike fit place in the Toronto area?

I'm spending way to much time on trial and error and would rather finally just get a pro fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By SHIM_105

Thanks for the help. Got it going now.

Thanks for the help. Got it going now.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By SHIM_105

Garmin 800 and data screen question

When I turn on the 800, I'm greeted by the standard data screen with speed, timer, etc, etc...I set up the other info screen as per the Garmin manual. This screen has 9 windows with Cadence, Temp,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,879
Posted By SHIM_105

Only if it's already cracked, and water makes...

Only if it's already cracked, and water makes it's way in. In which case it's already doomed. Freezing is just going to speed up the inevitable.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,116
Posted By SHIM_105

So it's not just a hub change with the existing...

So it's not just a hub change with the existing wheelset? Should I choose that route. I do like my Look A5.1 pedals, and as you mentioned I like everything on the bike. Thanks for your input. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,116
Posted By SHIM_105

What's the recommended power meter for Campy Athena?

I have an 11 speed Campy Athena with a Fulcrum 5 wheel set. Just wanted to know what's the best way to go about fitting a power meter.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By SHIM_105

Absolutely love my vredestein tricomp. They're...

Absolutely love my vredestein tricomp. They're on my Infinito. Would replace them with the same ones in a heart beat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,909
Posted By SHIM_105

Here's where Bianchi's are made anyway: Advanced...

Here's where Bianchi's are made anyway: Advanced International Multitech

http://www.adgroup.com.tw/interweb/ENG/index.asp
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,509
Posted By SHIM_105

There's one that just opened about 45 mins away. ...

There's one that just opened about 45 mins away. I ride mainly for fitness and enjoyment. Always loved cycling. I'm non competitive. Just kills me that hills are such a b$tch. I know, HTFU. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,509
Posted By SHIM_105

Wow thanks! Great and informative video. I'm...

Wow thanks! Great and informative video. I'm doomed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,509
Posted By SHIM_105

How much does your own body weight effect your climbing?

I'm 6'1 and fit, but I weigh 230 lbs and climbs just destroy me. I've always had a hard time with them. I've often wondered if there is just a point where you own weight is a hindrance. One would...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By SHIM_105

Went out today again, but this time with one of...

Went out today again, but this time with one of those McDavid level 1 Knee tensors. The neoprene ones. I felt no pain or discomfort at all while wearing it, and I kept a pretty strong pace for 40K....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By SHIM_105

No. I was not riding hard and on my way home on...

No. I was not riding hard and on my way home on flat road. I was fine, then one pedal stroke later I felt a pinch and my knee began hurting. Stayed like that until I stopped pedaling. Next day I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By SHIM_105

Knee pain, out of the blue

So I went for an 80K ride the other day, and at about the 70K point I developed a pain in my left knee. Came on instantly. Its to the inside of the patella and high, in the soft area of the knee. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By SHIM_105

Thanks for the info. I found them on the Jagwire...

Thanks for the info. I found them on the Jagwire site
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By SHIM_105

Trying to find Bianchi adjuster barrel (pic)

Does anyone know where I can source these? One is obliterated and the other is cracked. I don't even know the proper name for them. Its on a 2012 Bianchi Infinito. They are in line with the shifter...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By SHIM_105

Garmin Edge 705/800 or Sigma Rox 10.0

I have an opportunity to by either for close to the same price. Just wondering what your thoughts are. I know the 705 and 800 have mapping. Guess that's a pretty big difference. The 705 is used,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,406
Posted By SHIM_105

What the hell happened to Invita Sport?

Hey Toronto and GTA people. Anyone know what happened to Invita Sport? The phone goes to a full answering machine, website is down, and the store front is papered up. Obviously out of business, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By SHIM_105

By golly I think solved it! I went for a short...

By golly I think solved it! I went for a short ride today but this time I tilted the nose of the seat just slightly down, and moved the seat forward about a centimeter. Massive difference. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-14, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By SHIM_105

Most annoying leg pain

Okay, this is starting to get on my nerves and I don't know if it's a fit issue or just training. My Medialis portion of the Quads, both legs, fatigue the instant any strain is put on them. Feels...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By SHIM_105

I think it's something with the float, but I...

I think it's something with the float, but I don't know what. If I manage to keep the pedal loaded, meaning keep my foot still and keep pressure on the cleat the whole rotation the sound goes away. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By SHIM_105

Can't seem to figure out the damn popping in my right pedal

I have the LOOK 5.1 pedals, and I love them. I have this annoying popping/click in my right pedal and it's driving me up the wall. The pedal is not loose on the crank arm, I checked that. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-14, 11:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,525
Posted By SHIM_105

I'm by no means an expert. Far from it. But...

I'm by no means an expert. Far from it. But unless you're competitive, and making it an exact science could possibly shave off a few 10th's, then I figure what's the point? I've spent some time...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,220
Posted By SHIM_105

So I elected to go with the Galaxia. I've never...

So I elected to go with the Galaxia. I've never used rollers before so resistance is probably not something I should be too concerned with at this point. I also have a steel frame bike mounted in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,220
Posted By SHIM_105

The rollers on the Galaxia are another reason I...

The rollers on the Galaxia are another reason I was looking at it. I do like the idea of the parabolic design. I'm just more concerned over what feature would benefit me better. resistance or...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,220
Posted By SHIM_105

My back has kept me from consistant riding so I'm...

My back has kept me from consistant riding so I'm pretty slow on the road. I tour more or less. Is there enough resistance for a novice so speak on the Galaxia?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,220
Posted By SHIM_105

Elite Arion mag rollers or Tacx Galaxia rollers

Tacx: http://www.tacx.com/en/products/trainers/galaxia

Elite: http://www.elite-it.com/arion-mag/

Just wanted to know your opinion on these rollers. I've never used a set before and I'd like...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By SHIM_105

Pearl Izumi total tune inserts

http://wap.ebay.com/Pages/ViewItem.aspx?nborh=&emvAD=315x425&nbpr=2&nbcol=1%7Cunknown&ebayref=/itm/Pearl-Izumi-1-1-Insole-System-Total-Tune-Performance-Inserts-Black-Red-Men-48-/140938952565
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By SHIM_105

Thanks for all the advice. I'll have to do...

Thanks for all the advice. I'll have to do something. Probably see what's available in my area for shoe fitting then perhaps those inserts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By SHIM_105

Can't solve my foot pain

I have size 48 Shimano R106 shoes with cleats for Look A5.1 pedals. I've been switching up cleat position constantly from front to back, and side to side yet at the 50km mark I'm in pretty much...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,597
Posted By SHIM_105

Here's the process. Really interesting ...

Here's the process. Really interesting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2ac6A3FJ6E
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By SHIM_105

That Trico case seems the most robust but it's...

That Trico case seems the most robust but it's massive. I guess this is the trick, trying to find the happy medium between cost and protection. By cost I mean Airline gouge fees. They must smile...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By SHIM_105

Thanks, great read. Based on what I see...

Thanks, great read. Based on what I see everyday, I'm set on the hard case. There is just to much abuse. The Case could be under hundreds of pounds of luggage, fall out of the plane and hit the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By SHIM_105

Thanks. That looks perfect

Thanks. That looks perfect
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By SHIM_105

Any reccomendations on travel hard cases?

I'd like to pick up a hard case that doesn't cost more than my bike. I work in the Airline industry so there's no way in hell I'd even entertain the idea of a soft case.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 419,045
Posted By SHIM_105

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/jetmech727/...

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/jetmech727/ASOLO.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-11, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,645
Posted By SHIM_105

Any tricks or advice you could pass on?

Any tricks or advice you could pass on?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 276,177
Posted By SHIM_105

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/jetmech727/...

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/jetmech727/IMG_1255.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,645
Posted By SHIM_105

Then it appears I have it setup wrong. This is my...

Then it appears I have it setup wrong. This is my first campy and I'm just going by the small manual that comes with the group. Are their any setup tricks I may be missing in order to set it up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-11, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,645
Posted By SHIM_105

Campagnolo trim question

Ive got the Athena Powershift group set that I think I've finaly got dialed in. I know how the trim works on the front derailure when using the brake shifter. It should move from
The small to big...
11-04-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By SHIM_105

Where can I find a cheap wheel set?

I have a Hardrock Comp, and I put slicks on the supplied Alex rims. I still have the knobbies and I'd like to mount them on a cheap set of rims that are already built up. I do lite trail riding at...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By SHIM_105

What difference a centimeter makes

Thats what she said....

Anyway, I've been. Chasing a seat issue for quite some time and I think I finaly nailed it. I couldn't understand why my speeds weren't increasing and why my legs felt like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By SHIM_105

Yes, pain in the muscle. The big chain ring,...

Yes, pain in the muscle. The big chain ring, small cog is of course where I really feel it. Makese sense to me. I'm just saying by moving my seat the whole leg now feels involved and the pain is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By SHIM_105

Perhaps I have the terminology wrong. I'm...

Perhaps I have the terminology wrong. I'm talking about the top of my legs. Hamstrings are at the back of the leg are they not? The area I'm reffering to is the part of the quad closest to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By SHIM_105

Does this make sense? (It's a leg thing)

I just started riding in late June. I'm 40. I've only managed a little more than 2000 Km's so far. I have been getting that lactic burn in the front of my Quads behingd the top of the knee ever...
10-21-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,298
Posted By SHIM_105

Got you PM. Very nice ride. Nice pics. As for the...

Got you PM. Very nice ride. Nice pics. As for the shifting, I seem to have it working. I reset limits, and adjusted tension via the little thumb adjusters by the handlebars. The three clicks seem to...
10-21-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,298
Posted By SHIM_105

Theres about a dimes thickness there. It's not...

Theres about a dimes thickness there. It's not shifting at all now. I find the manual rather confusing. Am I supposed to set the limit screws with the cable off? On a side note, does your user...
10-21-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,298
Posted By SHIM_105

Im sorry. It does click more than once, it just...

Im sorry. It does click more than once, it just does not sweep like the record stuff. I dont think this is a getting used to thing. The chain is having a very hard time getting on the large ring. ...
10-21-11, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,298
Posted By SHIM_105

Thumb only clicks once. Its the lever that...

Thumb only clicks once. Its the lever that sweeps. Ergopower shifters that are Powershift. Compact crank set. All athena
10-21-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,298
Posted By SHIM_105

Thumb lever shifts to small ring just fine. ...

Thumb lever shifts to small ring just fine. Coming the other way is a real battle. The chain wont move unless I'm almost on the small cog on the back
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