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11-16-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,315
Posted By Maaku

My RoadMachine with hydraulic disc inside my Post...

My RoadMachine with hydraulic disc inside my Post Carry Co. case. No airline fees so far and it's fully protected.
www.postcarry.co

https://i.imgur.com/ZjZbDN3.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 11:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,398
Posted By Maaku

I have both a 2015 TeamMachine 01 (aluminum...

I have both a 2015 TeamMachine 01 (aluminum collar style clamp) and 2017 RaceMachine 02 (hidden wedge-bolt clamp) and the seatpost slips on both bikes despite torquing the bolt to suggested ratings...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 314,196
Posted By Maaku

Recently took my BMC to Taiwan and Central...

Recently took my BMC to Taiwan and Central Vietnam!

https://i.imgur.com/corZUxv.jpg
07-26-18, 04:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,294
Posted By Maaku

Shot Peened. (not bicycle specific. but it's...

Shot Peened.

(not bicycle specific. but it's marketed with aluminum bike parts.)
06-27-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,315
Posted By Maaku

It does pretty well, but no guarantees on passing...

It does pretty well, but no guarantees on passing without a fee. In close to 40 flights between myself and various testers, to and from US, Asia, Europe, we have only been charged some sort of extra...
06-26-18, 01:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,315
Posted By Maaku

I am sharing my bike case because it is truly a...

I am sharing my bike case because it is truly a different experience of traveling around with your bike compared to others I've used (cardboard box, hard case, soft cases.) Of course, I am biased,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

https://i.imgur.com/Bc99bhr.jpg 2015 BMC...

https://i.imgur.com/Bc99bhr.jpg

2015 BMC SLR01 - currently my travel bike I take with me in my bike case. Frame nicely fits 28c tires (29mm inflated width) and could possible go 30mm with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,830
Posted By Maaku

I have a lot of experience riding and traveling...

I have a lot of experience riding and traveling the past year with a 2018 Road Logic model with the 30C clearance. Easily clears a 29mm (inflated width) tire with latest-gen Campy Chorus brakes. Ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 420,772
Posted By Maaku

https://i.imgur.com/BV8Fo1K.jpg My painted...

https://i.imgur.com/BV8Fo1K.jpg

My painted 2018 Ritchey Road Logic travel bike... shown here in Ho Chi Minh City. Steel is my preferred frame material for travel as I feel more confident about its...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 02:20 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 22,999
Posted By Maaku

I'm eager to see a video of him cutting up a Team...

I'm eager to see a video of him cutting up a Team Machine SLR01 frame and how it compares to the Road Machine RM01. The RM01 defects are pretty unacceptable. Although this video probably will not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-17, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

Yes, DCC Concept. It seems very durable, which...

Yes, DCC Concept. It seems very durable, which also made it very time-consuming to buff out any runs!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

Right, Ritchey Logic steel. The tubes are ED...

Right, Ritchey Logic steel. The tubes are ED coated on the inside for corrosion protection but as added prevention I sprayed the inside with a frame saver. I paid a paint shop to sandblast the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

Thanks. The color is an automotive paint from...

Thanks. The color is an automotive paint from PPG. It's Volkswagen's L345 Light Grey from the 1960s that still looks quite modern.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

I haven't had a chance to weigh it yet, but my...

I haven't had a chance to weigh it yet, but my guess from feel is in the high-16lbs. The Rival cranks on there add to the weight but I love how that generation of SRAM looked so understated to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-17, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

My 2018 Ritchey Road Logic - I painted this...

My 2018 Ritchey Road Logic - I painted this (wasn't a fan of the geriatric Metallic Skyline Blue it originally had) and I use this as my travel bike and pack it wherever I go. Right now i'm exploring...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-17, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 282,130
Posted By Maaku

My travel bike: '18 Ritchey Road Logic in Ho Chi...

My travel bike: '18 Ritchey Road Logic in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

https://i.imgur.com/xeshw2O.jpg
10-28-17, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,145
Posted By Maaku

You are not crazy - I debated between a 51 and...

You are not crazy - I debated between a 51 and 53cm Road Logic and ended up getting the 51. I'm 5'9 as well but with a long leg proportion so I went with the slightly shorter top tube of the 51. I do...
10-27-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Maaku

Sure. I just realized this thread might be better...

Sure. I just realized this thread might be better suited for the Bicycle Mechanics forum but it was a first time in a while since I posted and didn't notice it existed. I might post my other mods in...
10-26-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Maaku

3D printed mod for Campagnolo thumb shifter removal on single-ring setups

I've been using this simple mod on my Campagnolo-equipped cyclocross/commuter bike for a while and felt like sharing it with the forums instead of just keeping it to myself. : )

For those running...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,809
Posted By Maaku

I did squats for basically the first time ever...

I did squats for basically the first time ever earlier this week, and I was able to do 4 sets of 8-10 reps of my body weight (145lbs.)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,347
Posted By Maaku

Garmin 305 for the common "shut down" problem on...

Garmin 305 for the common "shut down" problem on the older models. Replaced with a new OEM unit after haggling for a few minutes on the phone. New one works great!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-09, 12:39 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,197
Posted By Maaku

He looks extremely stretched out. =/

He looks extremely stretched out. =/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 129,311
Posted By Maaku

This is my 80s ***GIN rebuilt and repainted. ...

This is my 80s ***GIN rebuilt and repainted.
Had some Ultegra 10-spd laying around, used the f/r derailleurs and brakeset coupled with Shimano 600 cranks and downtube shifters.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,375
Posted By Maaku

So that I don't have to start a new thread - i'm...

So that I don't have to start a new thread - i'm looking into Williams wheels but i'm concerned about the freehub. How loud are the Williams freehubs? I'm looking for something Ksyrium or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,857
Posted By Maaku

Most dangerous thing I did this year was not...

Most dangerous thing I did this year was not while riding but driving home after a race with bike on the trunk rack. Kinda ticked off at my performance that day, I was driving kinda recklessly....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,715
Posted By Maaku

Ouch. I had a similar story in a time trial out...

Ouch. I had a similar story in a time trial out in the middle of no where, yesterday, except mine didn't end with injury. On a descent, I did a quick glance at my computer which said I was doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

Yes, my buddy got these wheels second hand for...

Yes, my buddy got these wheels second hand for under $400 I believe. It's actually a Flashpoint wheel in the back with Zipp stickers. Fast.



It's actually clear coat over carbon, you can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,638,259
Posted By Maaku

My TCR ...

My TCR

http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/5099/img13711.jpg
09-23-09, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By Maaku

I live near this intersection.

I live near this intersection.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 110,781
Posted By Maaku

Thanks for posting this! It inspired me to take a...

Thanks for posting this! It inspired me to take a late afternoon trip here myself..

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2586/3895029419_4d8337b113_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,591
Posted By Maaku

Actually it's Bunker Rd, just north of the GG...

Actually it's Bunker Rd, just north of the GG bridge.

I can't imagine descending on this road!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2509/3896344305_c96402318c_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-09, 09:44 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,591
Posted By Maaku

Here is me ...

Here is me

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2672/3895812942_5aff49c374_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-09, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By Maaku

I have long legs for my proportions, I ride a 55...

I have long legs for my proportions, I ride a 55 easily but a 90 stem would have me stretched out pretty far.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Maaku

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2457/3778202286_621...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2457/3778202286_621329a861.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,390
Posted By Maaku

You should call it: The CAAD Killer

You should call it: The CAAD Killer
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Maaku

Was the frame originally spaced for 126mm, and...

Was the frame originally spaced for 126mm, and did you have to spread it out when you put the new wheels on? If so, how did it work like that? I'm thinking of putting 10 spd components on my old...
08-05-09, 06:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By Maaku

Hey all, I haven't been able to make it the last...

Hey all, I haven't been able to make it the last few weeks because I have been visiting family overseas but I'll be back racing with you guys when I come back in a week or two. Weather seems like...
07-01-09, 12:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By Maaku

ahpook - I totally had the wrong person in mind...

ahpook - I totally had the wrong person in mind when I tried looking for you, oops! Re-looking at the pics from above, now I remember who you are and i did notice you in the Group B field.

As for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,099
Posted By Maaku

Just FYI, the EA70 flares out at the ends,...

Just FYI, the EA70 flares out at the ends, meaning it's narrower where the hoods are and wider at the ends of the bars. Ex) my 42cm are 40cm at the hoods and 42 at the drops. I like the flare because...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,867
Posted By Maaku

Not mine ...

Not mine

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3642073085_4ee1318679_b.jpg
06-24-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By Maaku

Eric - tough, just keep training and you'll be...

Eric - tough, just keep training and you'll be able to keep up. And don't forget to stay within a few bike lengths from the pack or else you'll lose the slip stream and fall back.. I meant to try to...
06-23-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By Maaku

I forgot to mention: I am never going to use...

I forgot to mention: I am never going to use Michelin P3Rs again!
06-23-09, 10:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By Maaku

Hope you guys weren't affected by my fall in the...

Hope you guys weren't affected by my fall in the Group B, i got a puncture on the front tire on the first descent turn, didn't realize it until we approached the second downhill corner and slid and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-09, 11:04 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 111,906
Posted By Maaku

Here's, what I like to call, the CAAD9 KILLER or...

Here's, what I like to call, the CAAD9 KILLER or maybe THE WET NOODLE

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/3103/img1434y.jpg

Basically I was looking into getting an aluminum frame and my cousin...
06-19-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By Maaku

Ty - do you have a gallery of all the photos you...

Ty - do you have a gallery of all the photos you took? I would like to browse through them and look for myself. I do recall seeing you on the sidewalk moving throughout the race, i wanted to smile...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-09, 11:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,405
Posted By Maaku

Are you Rich Aurilia's balding brother?

Are you Rich Aurilia's balding brother?
06-16-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By Maaku

I just came back from the race and it was...

I just came back from the race and it was awesome. Glad to be part of the club. Rode with the B group, i think I finished around 5th of the main pack, unless there was a breakaway i'm not aware of. I...
06-14-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,997
Posted By Maaku

Gombei Japanese restaurant on Homestead &...

Gombei Japanese restaurant on Homestead & Lawrence Expressway is very good for your buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By Maaku

I like the silver seat clamp. It catches your...

I like the silver seat clamp. It catches your eye. Matches the silver accents around the bike (chainrings, brake surface on rim, etc)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,483
Posted By Maaku

I agree that the top tube measurement is key in...

I agree that the top tube measurement is key in your situation. I'm long leg/short torso also (5'8.5 with 33" inseam) and while I should use a seat tube length of about 55cm i choose to ride a 52cm...
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