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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By eric1971

If it is in your budget, get the one you like...

If it is in your budget, get the one you like more. The more you like the bike, the more likely you are to ride it. It can save money in the long run as well. Buy the bike you like the first time,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,002
Posted By eric1971

Cold Winter weather Not the best for riding...

Cold Winter weather
Not the best for riding bikes
Where are me new skis!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By eric1971

If you are looking for a quality aero bike that...

If you are looking for a quality aero bike that is less expensive then a Venge, I would suggest something like a Canyon Aeroad. (https://www.canyon.com/en-us/road/aeroad)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 418,966
Posted By eric1971

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1721/42511943562_b0...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1721/42511943562_b0d5f8bd81_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27LCPJb)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,073
Posted By eric1971

While looking for an Ultegra Di2 disk bike, I...

While looking for an Ultegra Di2 disk bike, I cross shopped the Ultimate and the Tarmac. I found the Canyon to be considerably less expensive.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,242,900
Posted By eric1971

Is that length of steerer tube safe? Looks like...

Is that length of steerer tube safe? Looks like it is an alloy steerer, so I guess it is ok. Sure looks scary to me though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,412
Posted By eric1971

:thumb: Hard to beat the value of these. A...

:thumb:

Hard to beat the value of these. A lot of wheel for the money.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,568
Posted By eric1971

My Master rides beautifully, but I don't think...

My Master rides beautifully, but I don't think you can go wrong with any of your choices. It comes down to personal preference.


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1721/42511943562_2664648fb7_h.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,735
Posted By eric1971

A few that come to mind: MAAP Black Sheep ...

A few that come to mind:

MAAP
Black Sheep
VOID
Pactimo (no personal experience)
Search and State
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By eric1971

I run silver Athena on my AD10 Master. At the...

I run silver Athena on my AD10 Master. At the time I was building it up, I was looking for some decent silver wheels and there were not a lot of choices. I picked up some old Campy Sciroccos that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,492
Posted By eric1971

My butt likes the Flite Flow. ...

My butt likes the Flite Flow.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By eric1971

Something like this? ...

Something like this?

https://www.modernbike.com/origin8-cork-handlebar-tape-with-plugs-dark-brown
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,512
Posted By eric1971

Personally I would not go disc unless I could go...

Personally I would not go disc unless I could go Di2 as well. Like you OP said, the R8000 hydro levers are ugly. Not an issue with the Di2 hydro levers.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,987
Posted By eric1971

My current favorite saddle it the Flite Flow. ...

My current favorite saddle it the Flite Flow.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0836/4641/products/flite_flow_tm-3.jpg?v=1521915869
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 611,332
Posted By eric1971

I am about 182.5 170 and the large Equipe is a...

I am about 182.5 170 and the large Equipe is a perfect fit for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 611,332
Posted By eric1971

Assos Factory Outlet has just added several of...

Assos Factory Outlet has just added several of the S7 bib shorts. Previously only the Neo Pro was on the outlet site.

https://www.assosfactoryoutlet.com/men/shorts/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By eric1971

I use Alexa. It is much easier to tell her what...

I use Alexa. It is much easier to tell her what to play, then to fiddle with something while I am Zwifting.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By eric1971

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-18, 06:22 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

Nice! Always like seeing a Titanium Lemond. ...

Nice! Always like seeing a Titanium Lemond. However, this thread is as much about how you take the photo as how nice your bike is. Photos should be taken from the drive side, chain should be in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By eric1971

There are many bib tight options that are no...

There are many bib tight options that are no chamois. Just wear them over your bib shorts.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,061
Posted By eric1971

Picked up an Ultimate about a month ago. Happy...

Picked up an Ultimate about a month ago. Happy with it so far. I liked the box they used so much, I used it to ship the bike it replaced!

Looks like Canyon has an interesting take on gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,773
Posted By eric1971

http://www.lolcats.com/images/u/07/23/lolcatsdotco...

http://www.lolcats.com/images/u/07/23/lolcatsdotcomqxw9hbytlkc4rhkc.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By eric1971

Assos

Assos
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

Nice Defy! Unfortunately I am going to have...

Nice Defy!

Unfortunately I am going to have to give it a not hot. The light and saddlebag should be removed for photographing. The short high-rise stem may be functional for you, but is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By eric1971

Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By eric1971

If they are just stickers, rip them off and use...

If they are just stickers, rip them off and use Goo Gone to remove the sticky residue.

If it is hard to get the sticker started, use something like a plastic razor blade.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,404
Posted By eric1971

Agree 100%. I've been running disk brakes on...

Agree 100%. I've been running disk brakes on mountain bikes for many years. Pretty much hassle free. I have had way more issues with rim brakes over the years.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 401,248
Posted By eric1971

Canyon Ultimate Disc ...

Canyon Ultimate Disc

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4750/40464146741_a322874d8b_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24DFk5r)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,230
Posted By eric1971

Not a fan of the Rapha Core bibs. The pad is...

Not a fan of the Rapha Core bibs. The pad is pretty basic and not that comfortable. Their higher end bibs may be better, but I have no experience with them.

I find Assos bibs to be the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By eric1971

Strange. Maybe it is the brand you tried? The...

Strange. Maybe it is the brand you tried? The Pearl Izumi ones I use have nice grippers on them. They do not move for me.

As far as bib tights, I would just get anything that is no chamois. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

Yes, that is the only fault I find as well. ...

Yes, that is the only fault I find as well. Otherwise, hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

You are correct. They are not white, but a light...

You are correct. They are not white, but a light silver. Dura-Ace ones are black. I don't really like how they look either, however. I'll probably change them out for something else at some...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

Yes, I definitely could have done more, but this...

Yes, I definitely could have done more, but this was a quick shot before a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

They were super easy to remove. Came right off...

They were super easy to remove. Came right off with no residue left behind.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

My Canyon Ultimate Disc ...

My Canyon Ultimate Disc


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4750/40464146741_13d8d5ebae_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24DFk5r)Ultimate (https://flic.kr/p/24DFk5r)
02-23-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By eric1971

Really enjoyed this. Thanks for posting!

Really enjoyed this. Thanks for posting!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By eric1971

You should tag this as a spoiler. I was planning...

You should tag this as a spoiler. I was planning on watching the stage after work. Nothing in your post indicates that the results of today's stage are in the story.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

For me it is the levers pointed at the sky. ...

For me it is the levers pointed at the sky. Otherwise, a beautiful bike. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,220
Posted By eric1971

The "right pedal missing" is a known Garmin...

The "right pedal missing" is a known Garmin issue. Are you using a Garmin head unit? It might happen with other units, I'm not sure. I click through it, and then have no issues. Power is reported...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By eric1971

If you like the Peal Izumis, why not get the...

If you like the Peal Izumis, why not get the thermal version? I have some older ones, and they have been great.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-18, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By eric1971

To me, cross winds are the worst.

To me, cross winds are the worst.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By eric1971

I don't have experience with this particular...

I don't have experience with this particular item, however it does just look like thermal jersey to me.

For something more substantial, I highly recommend the Rapha Classic Winter Jacket. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,027
Posted By eric1971

Definitely sounds like a bad unit. Time for a...

Definitely sounds like a bad unit. Time for a warranty replacement.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,716
Posted By eric1971

Did a metric century last year on Zwift. ...

Did a metric century last year on Zwift. Normally my indoor rides are ~an hour.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,962
Posted By eric1971

Check out Maap for high quality + fun colors. ...

Check out Maap for high quality + fun colors. They are also my favorite socks.

https://usa.maap.cc/
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-17, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By eric1971

Flite Flow is my current saddle of choice. ...

Flite Flow is my current saddle of choice.

https://www.rei.com/media/product/859066
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,048
Posted By eric1971

Sounds like the OP does not need a new tire,...

Sounds like the OP does not need a new tire, however to answer the original question, I would split the difference and get the the GP 4 Season. Great all around tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-17, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,749
Posted By eric1971

Definitely recommend going the smart trainer +...

Definitely recommend going the smart trainer + Zwift route. Riding indoors was just too boring for me until Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,614,459
Posted By eric1971

Lukewarm. The Specialized cone spacer is just...

Lukewarm. The Specialized cone spacer is just the worst thing ever from an aesthetics point. Lose that and the rest of the spacers and add some carbon wheels and this would be much warmer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,282
Posted By eric1971

OP, do you mean Zwift? ...

OP, do you mean Zwift?

https://support.zwift.com/hc/en-us/articles/115005405146-Zwift-Pricing-Update
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