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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-15, 06:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,484
Posted By Manweiser

I, too, enjoy a good rant on hipsters every now...

I, too, enjoy a good rant on hipsters every now and again. At the end of the day, it hipsters on track bikes or cruisers or whatever means more people riding. More people riding means drivers slowly...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-15, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,300
Posted By Manweiser

Ride a CAAD9 and an Evo. Both are great bikes. I...

Ride a CAAD9 and an Evo. Both are great bikes. I reserve the CAAD for crap weather. The Evo is noticeably smoother as others have noted.

If I were buying it for long rides like you, I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,288
Posted By Manweiser

I had this set until the day it auto-paused while...

I had this set until the day it auto-paused while riding uphill... just too darn demoralizing for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,083
Posted By Manweiser

For road bikes it seems as though manufacturers...

For road bikes it seems as though manufacturers are specifying fewer models with SRAM. For 'cross and MTB, its a different story. Seems as though manufacturers can save a few bucks by mixing Shimano...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 49,461
Posted By Manweiser

1hr15min in a narrow hallway on rollers... Still...

1hr15min in a narrow hallway on rollers... Still getting my bearings on these things and can't wait for spring.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 27,240
Posted By Manweiser

Second the Uno. Its awesome. And if you want to...

Second the Uno. Its awesome. And if you want to ride with two tubes, the Dual is just as good. Only ones I use.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,502
Posted By Manweiser

Oh the humanity! Two whole posts on the subject.

Oh the humanity! Two whole posts on the subject.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20,197
Views: 4,501,047
Posted By Manweiser

Nashbar Reduced Radius Rollers... delivery...

Nashbar Reduced Radius Rollers... delivery expected tomorrow... should be interesting.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 02:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,502
Posted By Manweiser

Central CT near Middletown. Been here for 25+...

Central CT near Middletown. Been here for 25+ years, but moving closer to Litchfield hills in the near future. The wife's family is from the Danbury/Bethel area. Always love riding south of there....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,502
Posted By Manweiser

This one had great potential... simple cost...

This one had great potential... simple cost benefit question. Some thoughtful insight... and then, WHAM.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,061
Posted By Manweiser

I debated between the Road Caddy and the Arundel...

I debated between the Road Caddy and the Arundel Uno. Ended up getting an Arundel Dual in order to ride with two spare tubes. It is an awesome seatbag. So awesome that I also bought an Uno for times...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-15, 09:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,502
Posted By Manweiser

For what its worth, Nashbar's rollers are...

For what its worth, Nashbar's rollers are currently on sale for $140. Performance rollers, which I think might be identical but foldable, are on sale for $160 but not shipping until mid-February.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-15, 05:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,358
Posted By Manweiser

For that volume of traffic, each roundabout would...

For that volume of traffic, each roundabout would likely require two lanes. Drivers have enough trouble with single lane roundabouts. I would wager the signalized diverging diamond will be safer and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-15, 07:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,358
Posted By Manweiser

As a Civil Engineer, I approve this message.

As a Civil Engineer, I approve this message.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,502
Posted By Manweiser

The Performance rollers are under $200 and seem...

The Performance rollers are under $200 and seem to get ridiculously consistent reviews. Been thinking about buying them myself, but like you, I have been debating whether rollers are worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,173
Posted By Manweiser

Been riding these as well (borrowed from a...

Been riding these as well (borrowed from a friend). The toe-in definitely helps the squeal, but it does come back now and again. I find them quite fast riding and hardly any trouble in a crosswinds....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,096
Posted By Manweiser

People are averse to change. In a few weeks, we...

People are averse to change. In a few weeks, we will all be accustomed to the calendar year KOMs and the all-time KOMs. I think it is a smart move by Strava to add some interest with segments and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 23,593
Posted By Manweiser

Never fails with an Arundel Dual (for 2 tubes) or...

Never fails with an Arundel Dual (for 2 tubes) or Uno (for 1 tube)... no pics, but they are both fantastic and semi-minimalist.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,080
Posted By Manweiser

Completely agree with this. Given the features...

Completely agree with this. Given the features and the UI, I am happy to pay $60/year for them to keep doing what they are doing. GarminConnect frustrates the hell out of me now. Strava has become...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,317
Posted By Manweiser

What should i name this ride... something...

What should i name this ride... something clever... something awesome... something something
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 07:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,129
Posted By Manweiser

RoadID app. Works well.

RoadID app. Works well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-14, 05:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,581
Posted By Manweiser

I've had the KK Road Machine for 3 years now, and...

I've had the KK Road Machine for 3 years now, and have used TrainerRoad for the last 2 with it. Someone else mentioned the customer service from Kurt Kinetic, and I completely agree. Last year I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-14, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Manweiser

Bethel Cycle is a great shop and their fitting...

Bethel Cycle is a great shop and their fitting will be spot on. I'd jump on any of those if I were in the market and could fit on a 58.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-14, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,080
Posted By Manweiser

You should be good with those setups, but keep...

You should be good with those setups, but keep your wits about you depending on the condition of the trail. I've taken a CAAD with 25mm Pro4 SC on stone dust paths with some sections of gravel and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-14, 04:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 28,531
Posted By Manweiser

Few hundred miles on Arundel bar tape. So far, I...

Few hundred miles on Arundel bar tape. So far, I am a big fan as a gloveless rider.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-14, 06:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,956
Posted By Manweiser

Agreed. People need the reference to understand...

Agreed. People need the reference to understand the magnitude of what LeMond accomplished at the time. In my opinion, it could have been accomplished with a single reference to LA and let LeMond's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-14, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,662
Posted By Manweiser

Ain't that something. I had a similar build...

Ain't that something. I had a similar build suggested by psimet. I had also considered Chris King hubs, but after reading up on the White Industries T11s, I was sold on them. I will likely go all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-14, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,887
Posted By Manweiser

(6'4"/200lb) I've been quite fond of XL Castelli...

(6'4"/200lb) I've been quite fond of XL Castelli Bibs and don't find the shoulder straps too tight. My bibs are likely 1-3 years old. Even a size large fit okay, but the inseam was admittedly a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-14, 07:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,956
Posted By Manweiser

Bookending the show with mentions of Armstrong...

Bookending the show with mentions of Armstrong was a bit much for me. Its a story of LeMond v Hinault. Why bring up the doping scandals of Armstrong/Landis twice?

Otherwise, a great story and a...
06-25-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,122
Posted By Manweiser

Case in point, bought the wife and I both super...

Case in point, bought the wife and I both super cheap single speed bikes for a trip to the OBX and to ultimately use it as a gateway drug to get her into cycling. For what its worth, I have two road...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10,326
Views: 3,003,868
Posted By Manweiser

Been riding 25mm Pro4's on the CAAD9 and riding...

Been riding 25mm Pro4's on the CAAD9 and riding gravel on occassion without issue. Pro4's do run wide. I'd expect rubbing of some sort with 28s, but then again, I think my wheels flex a little under...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-14, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Manweiser

Been riding 25mm Pro4 Service Course and 23mm...

Been riding 25mm Pro4 Service Course and 23mm GP4000S. I've had many more issues with the GP4000S than the Pro4s and that's with riding gravel/unimproved-roads with the Pro4s. I've lost two GP4000S...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-14, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,452
Posted By Manweiser

I've had fairly good luck with the free RoadID...

I've had fairly good luck with the free RoadID app (iPhone) for my longer rides. My wife gets a text with a link to the breadcrumb trail when I head out. Its not battery intensive and seems to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,576
Posted By Manweiser

You aren't alone. Two tires in the last 2 months...

You aren't alone. Two tires in the last 2 months for me. Very frustrating and not worth the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-14, 05:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 20,862
Posted By Manweiser

If that $100 rebate can apply to a 500, I'd...

If that $100 rebate can apply to a 500, I'd highly recommend that route. For what its worth, I love the 500, but have never tried the others. I've tried the route feature on the 500 via a pre-planned...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-14, 04:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,624
Posted By Manweiser

Arundel Dual. Its compact but still fits 2 tubes,...

Arundel Dual. Its compact but still fits 2 tubes, patch kit, 2 C02, multi-tool, chuck and tire levers. After two seasons with the Dual, I will be buying a second.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,381
Posted By Manweiser

Anyone else tempted to find the OP on Strava and...

Anyone else tempted to find the OP on Strava and flag everything?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By Manweiser

Not to hijack a thread, but I have a similar...

Not to hijack a thread, but I have a similar foot. What shoes have you found to fit the best?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-14, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20,197
Views: 4,501,047
Posted By Manweiser

374618 Fizik R3s... Curious to see how long...

374618

Fizik R3s... Curious to see how long the heel rubber holds up. Disappointed that they aren't replaceable, but the shoe is so very comfortable for my foot.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,635
Posted By Manweiser

Compact 50/34 in front. I can justify a 11-27 in...

Compact 50/34 in front. I can justify a 11-27 in the back, but can't justify a triple with the terrain here.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,635
Posted By Manweiser

Exactly, the bail-out gear is frequently sought...

Exactly, the bail-out gear is frequently sought after on those steep climbs. If I'm out for 20-30 miles, blowing up on those climbs is usually the plan, and I'll avoid the 28t cog like the plague....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,635
Posted By Manweiser

How about a flat on the rear after 5 miles with...

How about a flat on the rear after 5 miles with the new cassette? That has to count for something.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 05:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,892
Posted By Manweiser

6'5", 205lbs and have the same issue at times....

6'5", 205lbs and have the same issue at times. I've had the "white out" as described and try to grab onto something to give myself a minute. Metrics at the doctors have never been abnormal, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 05:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,635
Posted By Manweiser

Granny Gear No Shame

Welp, it was that time - cassette replacement time. Had a 12-25 on there and the LBS had 11-23 and 11-28 in stock. First instinct, 11-23 is fine, and then I remembered this is New England, I do not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,459
Posted By Manweiser

23mm GP4000s on the Evo. 25mm Service Course on...

23mm GP4000s on the Evo.
25mm Service Course on the CAAD9.

Yesterday I rode the CAAD for the first time in months and was quite surprised by the ride. It was smooth. Once I am out of GP4000s', I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-14, 08:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,029
Posted By Manweiser

Bingo. The weight of an extra tube is well worth...

Bingo. The weight of an extra tube is well worth the peace of mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Manweiser

Evo Red is glorious. Get it.

Evo Red is glorious. Get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-14, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20,197
Views: 4,501,047
Posted By Manweiser

Castelli Nanoflex Bib shorts... Debated between...

Castelli Nanoflex Bib shorts... Debated between the bib tights and bib shorts for a while, decided to shorts for versatility with warmers. Bit of an impulse buy too considering I was searching for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,344
Posted By Manweiser

Best guess from their manfacturing test run is...

Best guess from their manfacturing test run is that the next version is not any longer. Likely a revision for fit rather than function. Too bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,344
Posted By Manweiser

There are clips of pro's using it (which means it...

There are clips of pro's using it (which means it must be brilliant and awesome, right guys?), but I have heard of disappointment similar to Giantcfr1's take on them. Maybe the newer model will be...
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