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Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By RogueRadio

See if you can adjust the reach on the lever...

See if you can adjust the reach on the lever itself? Other than that shrink wrap tubing, or a bit of electrical tape in black will work just fine. Or full fingered gloves. Or down tube shifter. Your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,880
Posted By RogueRadio

Smaller rides I usually just top off with a Gel,...

Smaller rides I usually just top off with a Gel, if the ride is 20-30miles or so. If its a hard day, 40-50 miles, Clif bar, and gel if needed. The long days, 60+, were talking rice cakes, ham and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 10:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,539
Posted By RogueRadio

Gotcha. Ok well thank you for the feedback....

Gotcha. Ok well thank you for the feedback. Please continue to live your joyless life.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 04:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,539
Posted By RogueRadio

Direct experience and trying it myself and just...

Direct experience and trying it myself and just posting what worked best for me. Sorry that my opinion is wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By RogueRadio

Front derailleur is off. Tighten your cables,...

Front derailleur is off. Tighten your cables, they are stretched if you are not getting motion. Retune, recalibrate, and rejoice. This is the halfstep mechanism, it is used so you can stay in your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,539
Posted By RogueRadio

I wash all my stuff with just a bit of detergent....

I wash all my stuff with just a bit of detergent. But literally just a bit. I throw my jersey, bibs, jacket (if I wore one) socks, cap, and gloves all in. Tablespoon of Tide or any old detergent....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,417
Posted By RogueRadio

http://www.kaboodle.com/hi/img/c/0/0/8c/0/AAAADM6G...

http://www.kaboodle.com/hi/img/c/0/0/8c/0/AAAADM6G7qcAAAAAAIwCYw.jpg?v=12591698940001st place
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,435
Posted By RogueRadio

Just mix gatorade powder in. That or the tabs, I...

Just mix gatorade powder in. That or the tabs, I really like Gu Brew Watermelon flavor.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By RogueRadio

Shifter Saddle Bag ? Green Guru Gear...

Shifter Saddle Bag ? Green Guru Gear (http://www.greengurugear.com/collections/bike-gear/products/shifter-saddle-bag)...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 2,657,857
Posted By RogueRadio

Its amazing to see how much road bike tech,...

Its amazing to see how much road bike tech, trends and culture can change in just a few short years. 10 years ago, people would have called you crazy for having disk brakes and suspension on a road...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By RogueRadio

I've seen one on Craigslist for a while now in...

I've seen one on Craigslist for a while now in Philly area. Seems like a cool idea, but I would be a bit timid while riding it. I am 220lbs, sitting all the way on the edge like that, and the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,214
Posted By RogueRadio

My set up: going left to right from the top ...

My set up: going left to right from the top
(Gloves, caps, hats and Socks) (MTB helmet spot)
(Jerseys) (Winter Accessories and Warmers)
(Bibs, Shorts, and my pair of winter/bad weather...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,679
Posted By RogueRadio

Clydesdale check in right here (6'3 220lbs) :). I...

Clydesdale check in right here (6'3 220lbs) :). I had a problem with flats too. Here are some remedies:

1.) Buy normal, not lightweight tubes. They are slightly stronger because the compound is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,001
Posted By RogueRadio

I kind of like it. Hopefully they slap a new...

I kind of like it. Hopefully they slap a new shuffled name on it.
Im thinking Medona.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,480
Posted By RogueRadio

Fork Rake on this model year was 45mm, so shoot...

Fork Rake on this model year was 45mm, so shoot for something along those lines. 43mm-46mm should reproduce the feel. Remember that a shorter rake will produce fast twitchyness, but will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By RogueRadio

I don't have the attention span to ride more than...

I don't have the attention span to ride more than 50 mi. I just get too bored. Maybe if it was like an event or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By RogueRadio

I personally don't like ordering from overseas....

I personally don't like ordering from overseas. I've had things held up en route multiple times and have had long wait times.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,986
Posted By RogueRadio

http://bikeloft.com/images/library/large/look_keo_...

http://bikeloft.com/images/library/large/look_keo_clscred_top_10_m.jpg


LOOK KEO all the way. Start off your clipless experience right.

Also, +1 to Homebrew. Don't worry about brand or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By RogueRadio

Roadie?: The Road Bike End Mirror CycleAware...

Roadie?: The Road Bike End Mirror CycleAware Roadie Road Bike Bar End Mirror [01-9000] - $20.00 : CycleAware, smart & simple safety...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By RogueRadio

Idk, seems sketchy from a UK area. I'd say maybe...

Idk, seems sketchy from a UK area. I'd say maybe go with Competitive Cyclist? Ive had good experience with them. Or see if a LBS can order for you
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

It's not even the weight savings really. I feel...

It's not even the weight savings really. I feel like we are really pushing the value of Tiagra more than its worth. I get it, I get it. It's only 1 step down from 105. But I had a bike in 105, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By RogueRadio

+1. Poke around for an older steel frame or frame...

+1. Poke around for an older steel frame or frame in general really. You could have a nice riding n+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

Ok. Go grab a picket sign or whatever and do your...

Ok. Go grab a picket sign or whatever and do your thing. I'll put the kettle on.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

1.) The strangled under bar wrap thing, whatever,...

1.) The strangled under bar wrap thing, whatever, that's user preference, although I think that 95% of people can't tell. Myself included, I own a bike with each set up. YMMV
2.) Stop fixating on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 02:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

Well yea in that scenario Tiagra is better. 5500...

Well yea in that scenario Tiagra is better. 5500 was the 105 9 speed group set from 2001. 4600 is a 10speed from 2012, and it was basically the trickle down 105 from 2007's 5600 generation.
Newer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

105 is factually better than Tiagra. Lighter,...

105 is factually better than Tiagra. Lighter, More precise, noticeably smoother.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

First off, no where did I say it HAS to be 11...

First off, no where did I say it HAS to be 11 speed. I don't ride 11 speed, I bought a bike that was a leftover from 2013 in 10 speed because it was a good deal.
And Second, This was just a quick...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

Thanks for the heads up mom, I'll play nicer next...

Thanks for the heads up mom, I'll play nicer next time with the neighborhood kids.

2014 Scott Foil 20 105 Carbon Fiber Road Bike 56cm | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By RogueRadio

IF you hit escape speed (meaning too fast to...

IF you hit escape speed (meaning too fast to pedal), try going to an 11 tooth. If you still hit it, then you are reaching a terminal velocity, where pedaling is actually more inefficient than...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By RogueRadio

They changed the model significantly after 2010....

They changed the model significantly after 2010. There also used to be a big bottom bracket issue as well. They are great now, and with the right saddle, I find it very comfortable yet still very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By RogueRadio

At 2k you should actually have a solid basis. It...

At 2k you should actually have a solid basis. It depends what you want. Do you want all the money into the bike or do you want some left over for bibs, gear, etc? Do you want a touring bike or a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By RogueRadio

Speed:7 Comfort:3 I want something...

Speed:7
Comfort:3
I want something comfortable, but I dont want a slow porker either. I have a Surly Crosscheck which is a 7 in comfort but 3 in speed, so my Cervelo R3 is naturally the opposite....
06-07-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,575
Posted By RogueRadio

Nothing yet, but a few of the guys from my local...

Nothing yet, but a few of the guys from my local bike club pissed off an ex-convict on the road, who then proceeded to pull a gun on them from his car and threaten to shoot them. Good thing they kept...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,594
Posted By RogueRadio

Seriously OP quick question. Where the **** did...

Seriously OP quick question. Where the **** did you find a carbon frame with a tiagra set? Jesus these bikes sound like a scrap bin got slapped together on a random frame. Seriously, do yourself a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,639
Posted By RogueRadio

http://thecoolgadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/...

http://thecoolgadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/medieval_steel_gauntlets.jpg
In all seriousness though, I've been using a pair of Pearl Izumi Elite Gel for about 2 years no problems. Remember,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,058
Posted By RogueRadio

If you have a Fizik Saddle, get a Fizik Bag. they...

If you have a Fizik Saddle, get a Fizik Bag. they clip in and are integrated. If not, then get the one with the straps
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,217
Posted By RogueRadio

Check out a Cannondale Synapse. Everyone rants...

Check out a Cannondale Synapse. Everyone rants and raves about how supremely comfortable they are and how nothing comes close. That being said, if you want something that can handle gravel as well,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,487
Posted By RogueRadio

http://savaricycles.com/cycle/files/2012/09/look-l...

http://savaricycles.com/cycle/files/2012/09/look-logo.jpg
First mistake was not buying Look pedals
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,296
Posted By RogueRadio

Make eye contact as you pass them on the left....

Make eye contact as you pass them on the left. Leave them shaking in your trail as you drop the Mightiest of Hammers.

Then follow them to their car and stare at them until they leave, to ensure...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,880
Posted By RogueRadio

Go to a physical the******. They will help you...

Go to a physical the******. They will help you out big time
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By RogueRadio

If you really want a spruce up, take it to a...

If you really want a spruce up, take it to a motorcycle performance shop and have them airbrush it a new color scheme. Buddy of mine had it done for a Lnyskey frame and had it done in hot-rod colors....
Forum: Commuting
06-04-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,038
Posted By RogueRadio

455765Definite Beauty

455765Definite Beauty
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,099
Posted By RogueRadio

San Fransisco? Rain Bike? That's like buying a...

San Fransisco? Rain Bike?
That's like buying a snowmobile in Florida. I would have just ridden your normal bike and washed it off after the 2 rain rides that you have per year.
Now if you buy it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,840
Posted By RogueRadio

Nah, no under shirts. I usually just wear my bibs...

Nah, no under shirts. I usually just wear my bibs and a full or 3/4 jersey and by the end of the ride its usually open
06-03-15, 07:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,426
Posted By RogueRadio

I thought about it a couple times too. Reality is...

I thought about it a couple times too. Reality is that you will probably work 60hrs a week to create a store that you will constantly worry over for at least the first 5 years. It's hard if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By RogueRadio

No you may have a bent fork, or a bent or...

No you may have a bent fork, or a bent or misaligned front wheel. Take it to a shop and have them put it up on a wheel-true.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 11,689
Posted By RogueRadio

Things that annoy me in general: Bonk Riders...

Things that annoy me in general:
Bonk
Riders who won't admit that someone is stronger than them, and instead come up with a thousand excuses why they were behind them
Any person over the age of 6...
06-02-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,138
Posted By RogueRadio

http://static.jensonusa.com/images/Default-Image/Z...

http://static.jensonusa.com/images/Default-Image/Zoom/5/SK406B02.jpg


Get the Surly Cross Check. I swear by mine, it is by far the most nimble, tough, and overall awesome gravel bike I have ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,965
Posted By RogueRadio

As long as your not a "yellow vestie" and dont...

As long as your not a "yellow vestie" and dont shout at every car that is driving on the road, your fine.

http://wvs.topleftpixel.com/photos/2011/07/biker-bloor-safety_01.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By RogueRadio

Tried installing fenders onto a bike that doesnt...

Tried installing fenders onto a bike that doesnt have eyelets by retrofitting with zipties. Worked as well as you would think it did.

But let me ask you 2 things: why the HELL are you up riding...
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