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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

That's awesome. It didn't happen exactly the same...

That's awesome. It didn't happen exactly the same way for me, but I also was looking at a Trek Emonda. In fact, I ordered it. Then I went back and canceled the order, placing a new order for a...
04-13-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,069
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

I race from time to time on Zwift. Not good mind...

I race from time to time on Zwift. Not good mind you..."n00b" is in my name for a reason. But I do it...so I'm in D cat. But I always get people beating me at 4+w/kg in the D cat. Luckily, I also see...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,310
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Haha, yea I mean it's definitely not for...

Haha, yea I mean it's definitely not for everyone. I had a grey Checkpoint before the Domane and I gotta say...it just didn't "speak" to me. But I get that this kind of "out there" color doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,163
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

This is just based on what you said you want to...

This is just based on what you said you want to do...not trying to go pro or being a Cat A racer. You seem to have a similar riding mentality as I do. But take what I say with a grain of salt.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Sun, 04/12/2020 ........ REST! :) Sat,...

Sun, 04/12/2020 ........ REST! :)
Sat, 04/11/2020 .......... Zwift: Group Ride (D) ... 40:45 ... 21.22 km ... 56 m
Fri, 04/10/2020 ........... Zwift: Cycling Workout .. 29:40 .. 7.75 km ..... 232...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,310
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Ahaha. Yea, that'd be me. Wasn't my intention to...

Ahaha. Yea, that'd be me. Wasn't my intention to start a movement, but it is an incredible color. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,310
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Heck, we'd probably ride Al 105 lol. I had a...

Heck, we'd probably ride Al 105 lol. I had a Checkpoint ALR5 for a while and it was "fine" as far as bikes go. Checked the gravel bike check-boxes, and shifts were fine. I definitely paid too much...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 126,814
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Thanks. Yea, the quote (based on my...

Thanks. Yea, the quote (based on my understanding) is really unknown in terms of origin. There are some persons loosely associated with the phrase who used it at various points in history, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,310
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

So I'm another guy that obsessed over Canyon....

So I'm another guy that obsessed over Canyon. Well, Canyon/Orbea/Scott actually. All way cheaper than Trek and yet...they weren't what I TRULY wanted.

No disrespect, but the reason Trek can do...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,022
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

You can't do that through Amazon? I'm not super...

You can't do that through Amazon? I'm not super familiar with their policies but I thought they had a pretty chill return policy.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,022
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

I went through the same questions, mainly between...

I went through the same questions, mainly between the Bolt, Roam, and 530. Ended up with the 530. Love the thing and honestly glad I made the choice I did. No issues at all with GPS/etc, and no wonky...
03-18-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,198
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

I just wanted to let you all know that I'm an...

I just wanted to let you all know that I'm an actual, licensed, certified....human. Yea, I know...a lot of you will ask for proof, but it's true. 30+ years of experience with the field of "life", and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,243
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Happy to see someone who appreciates that. I...

Happy to see someone who appreciates that. I imagine a lot of people would find it tacky and odd to have that there instead of my name. That statement however, means a lot to me, and it just made...
11-17-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Even though I don't have the experience of a lot...

Even though I don't have the experience of a lot of these guys, I just wanted to stop in and give you some words of encouragement.

1.) You went out there and tried. Better than those who just...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Well, I didn't really ride...just up to the top...

Well, I didn't really ride...just up to the top of a hill to get some pics...but I did run a 5k with my daughter for the end of her run club. So that was fun.
11-15-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,941
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Well, I looked at both of those bikes when I was...

Well, I looked at both of those bikes when I was deciding where to dump my money recently. The Giant TCR seemed to be winning all kinds of fame and glory last year, and the Specialized Tarmac is just...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,243
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

That is the one thing I will say about the molten...

That is the one thing I will say about the molten marble color. While I will always want to keep it looking SHINY, it really hides dust and such pretty well. And every angle and light difference...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,243
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Sorry for being absent from my own thread haha....

Sorry for being absent from my own thread haha. Been super busy. That said, Skeptical is 100% right. My Domane is a 2020 SLR7 Project One like his, but because of size, it takes on a slightly more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,473
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

I'm biased...as I've just gotten an Ultegra Di2...

I'm biased...as I've just gotten an Ultegra Di2 equipped bike...but if you believe GCN, they say you can't even really tell the difference between Ultegra Di2 and Dura Ace Di2 in the new generation....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19,390
Views: 4,065,939
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

This is awesome. I just ordered a ton of weird...

This is awesome. I just ordered a ton of weird branded stuff from Wish. Super cheap, super fun shopping for stuff on there. My most recent purchase was yesterday: a few jersey/bib sets, an Outto...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,243
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

NBD - Too Much Trek - Domane SLR UDi2 - ICON "Molten Marble"

So I had a post already drafted in the "What bike do you have" thread, and just went to finally submit the post with pictures today...and realized it was "closed for cleanup". So I'll just post a...
11-07-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,379
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Don't know what you did wrong...because this...

Don't know what you did wrong...because this video almost made me have to take another emergency trip to the hospital. Not only was it funny, it also matched a few of the people who I ride with. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,526
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

I introduced the Rapha site to a buddy of mine...

I introduced the Rapha site to a buddy of mine while we were at work. He about lost it. He's obsessed with kit, so I was surprised he hadn't heard of it. But yea, he could not get over the cost. That...
10-31-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

No need to apologize, I just was confused. :D ...

No need to apologize, I just was confused. :D

motorcycleforum.com seems to be pretty active...might get more motorcycle specific info there!
10-31-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Yea, I gave up trying to decipher what this...

Yea, I gave up trying to decipher what this thread is ACTUALLY about. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,367
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

I could do things to that bike...and I mean that...

I could do things to that bike...and I mean that in the best of ways. Love it!
10-30-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Wow, that's a very unique first post. I'd say it...

Wow, that's a very unique first post. I'd say it was spam...but it reads almost like a real post. Welcome aboard...I think. Hehe

So you are actually looking at getting a bicycle now because you...
10-30-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,532
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Not to sound like a jerk...but if you really just...

Not to sound like a jerk...but if you really just cared about breaking your own personal records and improving your fitness, you wouldn't care what people on the internet say. Forums and sites like R...
10-29-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 16,743
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Looks 100% authentic to me. :D

Looks 100% authentic to me. :D
10-29-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,820
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Congrats! Hope you enjoy it!!

Congrats! Hope you enjoy it!!
10-29-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,860
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

This is just my opinion...but I was being told...

This is just my opinion...but I was being told NOT to buy Trek by friends who are sort of responsible for helping me take the plunge. For some of the same reason as the reasons in this thread....
10-27-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,850
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Take what I say with a grain of salt because it's...

Take what I say with a grain of salt because it's mostly based on what other people have said and less on my own personal experience (though I have struggled with climbs). But the way it's been...
10-27-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,544
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Amazon is weird. They do offer products...

Amazon is weird. They do offer products sold/shipped by Amazon, and that's the safest way to go. Those products come direct from the manufacturer to the Amazon warehouse. So that's your best bet if...
10-27-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,860
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Have you even been to Japan? You make more...

Have you even been to Japan? You make more assumptions in each of your posts than most people do in their entire lifetime. Just because you write 2,000 words per post and include images/links doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,169
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

That's pretty epic! The bike is nice too! ;)...

That's pretty epic! The bike is nice too! ;) Legit all around.
10-27-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,860
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Look, I'm just here to enjoy the cycling...

Look, I'm just here to enjoy the cycling community, both online and on the road. I'm sorry that you are so jaded that you find it necessary to pick fights with seemingly everyone from the comfort of...
10-26-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,860
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

Well your "assumptions" are accurate to some...

Well your "assumptions" are accurate to some degree. I don't live in America...right now. As stated multiple times, I'm in Japan and was basing this off of the Yokohama/Tokyo area. So that was kind...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,969
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

I honestly keep thinking about "bang for my buck"...

I honestly keep thinking about "bang for my buck" as I wait for my bike to come in...and there were countless other bikes that would have offered a much cheaper starting point with the same core...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,672
Posted By N00b_Cyclist

That's pretty funny actually. Hopefully you are...

That's pretty funny actually. Hopefully you are able to find exactly what you want, and not have to worry about it coming down to customer service. While I have yet to receive my bike, I'm pretty...
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