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Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By oleg232000

So I had some similar issues as well. Not as much...

So I had some similar issues as well. Not as much pain, but more of a discomfort and numbing sensation down in the perineum region through the balls and the back of hamstring area connecting to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By oleg232000

Opinions on Pro Stealth LTD Saddle...long term, first impressions etc.

Hey guys,

I am currently trying out a new saddle (Pro Stealth LTD). My goal was to replace the old Specialized (really generic looking not even sure the model, might even be a MTB saddle) cause I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By oleg232000

Yeah, my only real problem is the front...

Yeah, my only real problem is the front derailleur. The rear is quite fine actually, even with all the gunk and what not. Hmm, i will ponder this. Also, there is supposedly like a vintage drivetrain...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By oleg232000

Thanks for the education. But is it worth all...

Thanks for the education. But is it worth all that trouble trying to get this Sachs New Success drivetrain up to speed rather than buying a new drivetrain? Sure it will cost less most likely, but...
Forum: For Sale
01-11-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By oleg232000

Gorgeous frame. Do you know the frame weight...

Gorgeous frame. Do you know the frame weight alone?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By oleg232000

I am actually running a shimano hub on a 8 speed...

I am actually running a shimano hub on a 8 speed shimano cassette. So if I find a 10 speed, i can probably keep the wheel hub setup is what your saying?



So the drive train is part of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By oleg232000

8 speed to 10/11 speed....what needs to be done?

Hey guys. Im looking to upgrade my old ass New Success 8 Speed drivetrain. It performs fairly well, i cant really complain, but it seems to misalign to often/quickly. I switch smoothly, dont cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 795,740
Posted By oleg232000

Yeah i couldnt believe it myself

Yeah i couldnt believe it myself
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,920
Views: 795,740
Posted By oleg232000

https://bikecloset.com/product/continental-grand-p...

https://bikecloset.com/product/continental-grand-prix-5000/

39.99 for 23,25,28
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,273
Posted By oleg232000

I ve done many climbs, but the single most...

I ve done many climbs, but the single most hardest climbing I have ever done, was mountain gate in Los Angeles. Albeit, its only a half kilometer, but its the hardest steepest angle I have ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,390
Posted By oleg232000

Wow you guys, the guy asked if he has potential...

Wow you guys, the guy asked if he has potential to ride a bike and your telling him to lose 15 lbs LOL.

I think, your first question should be A) Do you like to bike? And B) What is your goal?....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By oleg232000

Personally I always rode clinchers with tubes. If...

Personally I always rode clinchers with tubes. If you invest in a good tubed clincher, I dont really see the point of tubeless with the sealant and headache of changing them. Now on the other hand,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

Yeah i mean that as well

Yeah i mean that as well
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

How about ease of use? Like clipping in easier?...

How about ease of use? Like clipping in easier? And less cleat wear?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

I like where your heads at.....Its just I have...

I like where your heads at.....Its just I have never tried clip in pedals, and wanted to try it out on a budget. But I am also the type, that if I am into it, i will want to upgrade to premium stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

How about the Shimano PD-7810s?

How about the Shimano PD-7810s?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

So i have local sale pending for a pair of Dura...

So i have local sale pending for a pair of Dura Ace 7401 pedals. I believe that these work with SPD-SL cleats, can anyone confirm?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

Yeah looking at this now. Yep I get in...

Yeah looking at this now.



Yep I get in now. The cleat will fit my shoe, but necessarily an SPD-SL pedal but rather its own Look pedal system. But yeah, to make things more integrated, Im...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

Love that breakdown in the links. Thanks alot

Love that breakdown in the links. Thanks alot
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

So will my SPD-SL clear work on this pedal?

So will my SPD-SL clear work on this pedal?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

Yes I totally agree with this logic, would really...

Yes I totally agree with this logic, would really not prefer to have any more hardware on there then needs to be. But how does one know which cleat is for which pedal etc? I am not changing shoes...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

Can you recommend an adapter?

Can you recommend an adapter?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By oleg232000

Shoes cleat pedal problems

Hello. OK such a rookie question, I know, but I never rode clip in shoes before. Giving it a try cause I hear it should improve performance all around. Having issues with the pedal, cleat combo here....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,430
Posted By oleg232000

Pedal till the cadence is just too fast to stay...

Pedal till the cadence is just too fast to stay stable. Ill hit the mid to high 50's on a regular basis.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By oleg232000

Sorry what do you mean they keep them in stock?...

Sorry what do you mean they keep them in stock? Adapters for my bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By oleg232000

Ok i was going to start a new thread, but i think...

Ok i was going to start a new thread, but i think this relates. Can you use a braze on style FD to a clamp with an adapter of some sort? I am specifically talking about a Dura Ace 7402 FD ?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,358
Posted By oleg232000

Ive ridden in worse, but its not an accurate...

Ive ridden in worse, but its not an accurate comparison. Your bikes engine is a giant heater, at least on my R1. Plus your wearing alot more gear. And if your tucking, most of the wind aint hitting...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,656
Posted By oleg232000

Last time i had a way to check my actual speed, I...

Last time i had a way to check my actual speed, I looked down at my bike computer and it read MAX: 92mph. Felt pretty good for a second, puffed my chest up lol. But its an old Bontrager Trip 4w, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,256
Posted By oleg232000

I personally do 3 hour rides multiple times a...

I personally do 3 hour rides multiple times a week with a good amount of climbing and exertion and I never take extra fuel, besides a water bottle, and even then sometimes I go the whole ride without...
Forum: For Sale
10-06-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,118
Posted By oleg232000

Cant believe this has not sold yet! Do you have...

Cant believe this has not sold yet! Do you have this posted on CL or Ebay? I was in the market for a Ti frame earlier in the year. Got a Litespeed Catalyst in great condition for around the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,242
Posted By oleg232000

Finally got to install the new cassette. To my...

Finally got to install the new cassette. To my surprise, I didnt even need to adjust the RD. It went and shifted just fine with no excessive noise or pressure, at least on my short test ride. But,...
10-05-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 327,009
Posted By oleg232000

Update: Giro Cinder Mips felt great. Paired it...

Update: Giro Cinder Mips felt great. Paired it with a cycling cap, and its nice. Albeit, only helmet I ve ever really worn, but so far so good. Great adjustment, good fit, looks good, cant complain...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By oleg232000

Im curious why those extra details are necessary,...

Im curious why those extra details are necessary, cause for me, Strava is pretty sufficient. Adding in your exertion level at the end, and besides a large weather difference (which rarely occurs in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,826
Posted By oleg232000

Umm what happened on the groupset weight...

Umm what happened on the groupset weight comparison :lol:

IM curious myself
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,135
Posted By oleg232000

That looks gorgeous, and I saw this product...

That looks gorgeous, and I saw this product online. Seems to be very handy. But its a pricey setup. Then again, If i had 5 large mountain bikes like that I might have considered it.



Just go it...
09-24-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 327,009
Posted By oleg232000

Maybe not as old and wise as you then.

Maybe not as old and wise as you then.
09-23-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 327,009
Posted By oleg232000

So tried both POCs. Although they seem to offer...

So tried both POCs. Although they seem to offer slightly more protection (thats me guessing judging solely by looks), and the overall quality seems higher, they make me look like the little mushroom...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By oleg232000

Wait was this a real response? Lol. Lets not ride...

Wait was this a real response? Lol. Lets not ride at all, that way we will get no flats at all. But seriously.....was that a real response ? Im being lighthearted so please. I know, its hard to tell...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,135
Posted By oleg232000

So probably off topic, but i had this discussion...

So probably off topic, but i had this discussion with my brother in law who said just use a powerful magnet to find the studs. I said, well studs are made of wood, so whats the magnet gonna do? He...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,265
Posted By oleg232000

One thing to note, if you've never rode a track...

One thing to note, if you've never rode a track bike, especially the track bike this guy is using on the cadence test, then you cant even imagine how much of an advantage he had. At least for the...
09-22-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 327,009
Posted By oleg232000

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By oleg232000

Personally I would also go the route of finding...

Personally I would also go the route of finding an older used bike. Again, use common sense, but steel bikes are the ones to buy used. If there is no rust, bends, cracks, they are basically good as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,561
Posted By oleg232000

You dont want to be too lite. I heard below 16...

You dont want to be too lite. I heard below 16 lbs and you start floating into the air, hence why the TdF limits the weight of your bike to that. :ride:
09-21-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 327,009
Posted By oleg232000

So bought 2 POC's and 2 Giros of amazon. Lets see...

So bought 2 POC's and 2 Giros of amazon. Lets see how they fit/look.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,034
Posted By oleg232000

Simply referring to earlier commentary regarding...

Simply referring to earlier commentary regarding carbon. Although im not knocking it, I do own a carbon bike, but rather, a steel track bike would never snap in half like a twig like that. At least...
09-21-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 327,009
Posted By oleg232000

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,034
Posted By oleg232000

Hey Hey, its the third time in the last week....

Hey Hey, its the third time in the last week. Dont discount my earlier attempt :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,034
Posted By oleg232000

Umm hate to be the one to point it out, but its...

Umm hate to be the one to point it out, but its carbon. Case in point.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,147
Posted By oleg232000

Personally, gloves have never saved me. Just...

Personally, gloves have never saved me. Just comfort while holding bars. Honestly, (and perhaps embarrassingly) I just feel cool wearing gloves. Its a nice accessory, but I never thought of them as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,135
Posted By oleg232000

Awesome. Just ordered it. Hopefully, will be able...

Awesome. Just ordered it. Hopefully, will be able to line them up with studs that will work for my garage layout. Otherwise Zaskars solution lets you almost put the bikes wherever you want. Thank you
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