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Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-17, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By fitmiss

Speedplay zero to Look Keo or Blades

I used Speedplay Frogs for years on my 1st roadbike. I still use them for touring since they are easier to walk in when visiting places.

When I got my new road bike (Cannondale EVO) I switched...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-17, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,145
Posted By fitmiss

I also want the ability to update firmware which...

I also want the ability to update firmware which is now free from Shimano. Are there additional parts needed?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,145
Posted By fitmiss

Cost to Convert from DI2 External to Internal

Hello,
I have a Cannondale EVO DI2. It came with Ultegra but upgraded to Dura Ace at purchase. I'm thinking about converting from an external battery to an internal seatpost battery with a new...
05-13-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By fitmiss

Mavic Wheels

I have a set of Mavic Ksyrium SLS wheels on my EVO. I love the wheels. I also have an older set of Ksyrium SLs (they were the anniversary wheels) on my older bike which I use on muti-day tours which...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By fitmiss

And I am....

And I am....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By fitmiss

I will stick with the FSA crank unless I find out...

I will stick with the FSA crank unless I find out it is not compatible with the Dura Ace 11 speed DI2 should I decide to go that route. I wouldn't change it out for the Ultegra Crank only DA if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By fitmiss

Shimano told me now I would have to use DA...

Shimano told me now I would have to use DA derailleurs, cassette and chain (not shifters). Perhaps in the future Ultegra derailleurs will do 11 but for now they said no.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By fitmiss

Yes - the DI2 goes to 11 but in order to have 11...

Yes - the DI2 goes to 11 but in order to have 11 speeds I would need the DA cassette, chain and shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By fitmiss

I do get 11 speed with the DA 9070.

I do get 11 speed with the DA 9070.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By fitmiss

DI2 Integra or DI2 DuraAce 9070

I am purchasing a Cannondale Ladies DI2 which comes with Ultegra. My shop is willing to swap out the groupset to the new 2013 DA groupset for a not so bad price. We would leave the FSA crank that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,545
Posted By fitmiss

MAVIC Ksyrium SLR or SLS

I am purchasing a women's Cannondale DI2 EVO. I have been riding with the older Ksyrium SL wheels on my current bike and love them. I thought that I would "up" the wheels this time by going to the...
04-09-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By fitmiss

New Wheel Recommendation for Cannondale Super Six EVO

I am about to purchase a new Super Six EVO and will be upgrading the wheels that come with the bike. I am a petite women with a 48 frame. I've been riding with Ksyrium SLs and was going to buy a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By fitmiss

I don't believe the bike is available as a...

I don't believe the bike is available as a frameset. In terms of money, I am waiting for a quote from my LBS. I would not want to have an expensive DI2 setup with the wires showing. If that was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By fitmiss

I believe we are talking the 11 speed. I have not...

I believe we are talking the 11 speed. I have not yet purchased the bike so if the wheel needed to be different, it would be done at the shop prior to delivery. My LBS told me that the original...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-13, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By fitmiss

While the frame size differential is negligible,...

While the frame size differential is negligible, the stand over height is not. The women's frame is apparently slightly angled. The women's 48 is perfect based on the sizing I just had done.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By fitmiss

Women's Super Six EVO - 2013

As per usual for the industry, there are limited models in the EVO frame for women. I would like DI2. I am thinking of buying the women's DI2 Ultegra and swapping out the group set for a DI2 Dura Ace...
03-24-10, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By fitmiss

I actually want to be able to carry a spray...

I actually want to be able to carry a spray bottle of something with me in the car so I can wipe the bike right down after the ride. Dawn is probably not a good idea for that purpose. Maybe some...
03-24-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By fitmiss

Cleaning bike after ride

Hello,
I took my bike into the shop for a Spring tune-up and now it is really clean. I'd like to keep it that way and wipe it down after every ride.

What do you use to clean the bike after riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-08, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By fitmiss

Understanding Tire PSI and Tire Choices

I've been using VIttoria Diamante Pro tires which have a maximum PSI of 140. Generally I pump the tires to 130 PSI. For what ever reason, I get a fair amount of flats and have considered trying a...
Forum: Northeast
09-23-07, 07:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,852
Posted By fitmiss

I'm in got the 60! This is my third one!

I'm in got the 60! This is my third one!
Forum: Northeast
08-14-07, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By fitmiss

Ramapo Rally - Bergen County NJ

It's time for the Bicycle Touring Club of N. Jersey's annual event on Sunday August 26th. The routes are all new, the rest stops will be well stocked, and it really is great riding. Here are the...
04-24-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By fitmiss

I thought a lot of people kept their original...

I thought a lot of people kept their original computer as a backup. I absolutely don't need the cadence to continue working on the Trek but I would like to have the speed and distance as a backup.
04-24-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By fitmiss

How to install Garmin Edge 305 with another Cyclometer

I currently have the TREK INCITE 11i (wired cyclometer with rear wheel mount) and now want to attach/install my new Garmin Edge 305 with HR and Cadence. Can I have both on the bike and still have all...
04-20-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By fitmiss

Garmin 305 and TREK INCITE 11i

Hope this is the right forum. I currently have the TREK INCITE 11i (wired cyclometer with rear wheel mount) and now want to attach/install my new Garmin Edge 305 with HR and Cadence. Can I have both...
04-16-07, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By fitmiss

If you like one better than the other, I am sure...

If you like one better than the other, I am sure the shop can work with you on upgrading the wheels. I have a Pilot 5.0 and like it very much. I have upgraded my wheels since purchasing the bike. I...
Forum: Southwest
02-11-07, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By fitmiss

Do you have any favorite cue sheets? We've seen a...

Do you have any favorite cue sheets? We've seen a bunch on line but if you have something else to share, it will be appreciated.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-07, 02:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,970
Posted By fitmiss

I called Garmin and they said they never know...

I called Garmin and they said they never know anything until we do -- or maybe the day before. I'm really tempted to buy one of these units. I'm really close....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,573
Posted By fitmiss

One of the main reasons I was looking at going to...

One of the main reasons I was looking at going to the compact is just that! I don't think my Bontrager shifts all that smoothly. As I said, I end up staying in the big ring a lot because the shifting...
Forum: Southwest
02-03-07, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By fitmiss

Tucson - After the Ride Advise

About 25 of us from my bike club in NJ are going to Tucson early March. I've seen some great information on the forum for different ride options with cue sheets. How about some practical information...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,573
Posted By fitmiss

Debating about upgrading to a Compact

I have a Trek Pilot 50 that came with a Bontrager Triple. I live in a hilly area of N. NJ and have and will continue to do touring in countries where there are hills. I find myself in the big ring...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-06, 08:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,294
Posted By fitmiss

Triple because it came with my bike. I'm about...

Triple because it came with my bike. I'm about ready to relace it with a compact double as I find myself riding in the big ring a lot and find that I end up with a smoother ride. In addition, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,942
Posted By fitmiss

I'm doing the 60. I did it last year as well in...

I'm doing the 60. I did it last year as well in memory of my friend who passed away from complications due to her MS at age 47. See you all there.
Forum: Northeast
10-01-06, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By fitmiss

I did the Century. It was a beautiful ride and...

I did the Century. It was a beautiful ride and like Tankman said, the last miles were hilly. A friend of mine estimated that the Century was about 3000 feet of climbing. The event was well organized...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-06, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,029
Posted By fitmiss

This will be my first Seagull Century. I'm...

This will be my first Seagull Century. I'm crossing my fingers for good weather too! I'm going with 20 members of my bike club.

Where is everyone staying?
Forum: Northeast
09-27-06, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By fitmiss

Twin Lights Century Ride - Highlands, NJ

Anyone doing this ride Saturday, September 30th? http://www.bikenewyork.org/TLR.htm I'm planning on doing the Century. Can anyone tell me about the route and the terrain?
Forum: Northeast
08-29-06, 01:14 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 31,732
Posted By fitmiss

Bergen County!

Bergen County!
Forum: Northeast
08-29-06, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By fitmiss

Nope -- go right ahead. I never go there so...

Nope -- go right ahead. I never go there so didn't think of it. I do see similar postings in the General or Roadbiking forums. But, give the NE forum a try. I'll check it out now. - Thanks.
Forum: Northeast
08-28-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By fitmiss

Scenic Schuylkill Century - Sunday, September 10th

I'm planning on doing the Metric. Is anyone else doing this ride in Philadelphia?
08-22-06, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By fitmiss

So are you saying that the components on both of...

So are you saying that the components on both of the bikes are the same, the weight of both bikes are the same, and both are equally as comfortable to ride? If so, then you could consider the one...
08-03-06, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,570
Posted By fitmiss

If you are going to race, I would consider the...

If you are going to race, I would consider the weight of each bike and the components. It is best to go with a better frame as components can be upgraded later. How tall are you? The problem with the...
08-03-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By fitmiss

I have seen women in my club riding with them. I...

I have seen women in my club riding with them. I think they are a nice shoe. What I like about the Dominator is the wratchet on the top strap which the Bullet does not have. When my feet swell when...
08-02-06, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By fitmiss

I love my Sidi Dominators! They are comfortable...

I love my Sidi Dominators! They are comfortable to walk in (I just did a 2 week cycle tour in France), and are stiff and not clunky like some of the other MTB shoes. They are on the narrow side and I...
08-01-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By fitmiss

The garmin is nice but is double the money. I may...

The garmin is nice but is double the money. I may have considered it if I could have downloaded a map program into it but this is not an option.
08-01-06, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By fitmiss

The Perfect Cyclometer??

My Trek cyclometer just gave out so I am looking for something new. Ideally I would like the following in addition to the usual speed, distance, clock:

HR
Temperature
Cadence
Altimiter
...
07-27-06, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By fitmiss

Yes -- I would like something small, yet reliable.

Yes -- I would like something small, yet reliable.
07-27-06, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By fitmiss

Which Co2 Inflater?

I know there have been other discussions about Co2 Inflaters? My question is which one I should buy? I particularly want the inflater if I'm cycling by myself and want to quickly change a flat. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,891
Posted By fitmiss

I'm considering 2 saddles neither of which have...

I'm considering 2 saddles neither of which have the cutouts.

Selle San Marco Aspide Glamour - women's saddle
Fitzik Arione - men's (or maybe unisex) saddle

Any women riding with either of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,891
Posted By fitmiss

What about women's health in "that area". Have...

What about women's health in "that area". Have you read anything about the cut-outs vs non-cut-out seats? I've been looking at the Selle San Marco Aspide Glamour saddle which does not have a cut-out.
05-15-06, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By fitmiss

Carbon Water bottle Cages

I'm considering buying a couple of carbon water bottle cages. They really vary in price and the price doesn't seem to necessarily be tied to weight. Why are some more expensive? Design?

What do...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-06, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By fitmiss

Yes -- first priority is performance. But, if I...

Yes -- first priority is performance. But, if I can add some color, I'd like to consider doing that.
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