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06-19-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By superdex

you're building him a beach cruiser?

you're building him a beach cruiser?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,474
Posted By superdex

This. Hope she's recovering well, and...

This.

Hope she's recovering well, and willing to get back on a bike--
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 43,519
Posted By superdex

but but but but ... the aero bars?! look...

but but but but ... the aero bars?!

look nice, ride nice, welcome to the cccc!






Chinese Carbon Clincher Club. Something Foo should have come up with by now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,017
Posted By superdex

#1...

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) Aero improvement you can make? Helmet. #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) ? Wheels. The...
06-11-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,375
Posted By superdex

I have some CL-sourced Eggbeaters on the Crux,...

I have some CL-sourced Eggbeaters on the Crux, far easier to get in and out of then any SPD derivative I've had.

And because we need some single-sided love in this thread: Keo 2 Max on the...
06-10-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,375
Posted By superdex

While I admit I'm fond of my pedals, I'm not so...

While I admit I'm fond of my pedals, I'm not so sure they feel the same about me. I step on them a lot.
06-07-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,672
Posted By superdex

yes and no. I use an HRM to pace because...

yes and no.

I use an HRM to pace because while I can feel when I'm close to threshold, it's harder to feel sub-threshold fluctuations, and it's easy to accidentally be in high Z3 for too long....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

TPC is a respectable outlet and I would trust...

TPC is a respectable outlet and I would trust used carbon from them (as opposed to some random set on CL/ebay). For me, the tradeoff was really down to mentally riding "new" vs "used" -- I wanted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Not trying to be superior, just accurate. Cheers

Not trying to be superior, just accurate. Cheers
06-06-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By superdex

Protein shake or this. Sometimes both*. ...

Protein shake or this. Sometimes both*.
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

he quoted both of us, so contextually the broad...

he quoted both of us, so contextually the broad statement applies to both, and contradicted by one of the posts he quoted. Shrug.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Go read what I wrote again. I concede that I'm on...

Go read what I wrote again. I concede that I'm on a new bike (a couple times). That being said, the wheel/tire combination is stiffer than what I've been riding (32mm Vittorias on Open Sport rims). I...
06-05-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,672
Posted By superdex

GCN to the rescue?...

GCN to the rescue? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4pcX_GMmuM #2 specifically
06-05-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,047
Posted By superdex

are they narrower?

are they narrower?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Mine are the "high TG" surface, and while I got...

Mine are the "high TG" surface, and while I got rained on last Sunday, it was a part of the ride where I did little to no braking, so I have no opinion. I will say that the setup (Black Prince pads,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,855
Posted By superdex

how'd you go farther and climb more on the same...

how'd you go farther and climb more on the same route? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By superdex

Your posts:bikes ratio is way too low.

Your posts:bikes ratio is way too low.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By superdex

you have the budget for $800 wheels? You have...

you have the budget for $800 wheels? You have budget for carbon. Just sayin'. And which ER1600 are you talking about? There are 3 variations. At this budget, there are lots of options.

The rim...
06-03-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,478
Posted By superdex

I missed it? Dang. I want stickers!

I missed it?

Dang. I want stickers!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By superdex

You should be. Why not carbon or "aero?" A 35mm...

You should be. Why not carbon or "aero?" A 35mm or even 45mm deep carbon wheelset will still be under 1500 grams, which is kinda the cross-over boundary for what's considered a "light" wheelset....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

The Vittoria's were a budget, non-CX tire that I...

The Vittoria's were a budget, non-CX tire that I put on the Crux, which did far more than its just-get-to-April duty this year. I have no complaints; they're okay. Not prize-winners, but okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Okay, enough of the bike stuff, let's have a...

Okay, enough of the bike stuff, let's have a quick ~125mi impression of the wheels--

Previous wheels: Mavic Open Sport with 32mm Vittoria Zaffiro for a little over 1000mi, and then maybe 4k mi on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Agreed. Just a matter of timing. And jumping into...

Agreed. Just a matter of timing. And jumping into Campy BB/Crankset "fun" has always kept me to Shimano. I think the Ultra Torque setup may be doable without as much in tools as the crankset...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Standard brake track -- and I put SwissStop Black...

Standard brake track -- and I put SwissStop Black Prince pads on. Coming from 2003 Campy record, these stop better (granted, the Potenza brakes are pretty awesome). No concerns whatsoever on braking....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

I hang my head in shame, I know. This is the...

I hang my head in shame, I know.

This is the combo that works for me (and happens to be Potenza, whichisnice)

https://planetcyclery.com/campagnolo-potenza-11-black-36-52-175mm-crankset

Rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

ok, I know some of you have been losing sleep...

ok, I know some of you have been losing sleep while waiting for my pics. or maybe not.

At any rate, she's DONE. Just in time for Elephant Rock Century tomorrow.

Fairdale Goodship (steel)...
05-24-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,526
Posted By superdex

What's your question?

What's your question?
05-23-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,001
Posted By superdex

When you stop in Denver, you can go in any...

When you stop in Denver, you can go in any direction on MUPs for miles. Here are 10 out of literally innumerable options:...
05-20-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,995
Posted By superdex

Have we totally forgotten about Carmichael and...

Have we totally forgotten about Carmichael and "Time Crunched Cyclist" stuff? Or did I miss something?
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By superdex

There are strong rumors that iOS 13 (this Fall)...

There are strong rumors that iOS 13 (this Fall) is dropping support of the 6. Good thing if you have the 6S (https://consideringapple.com/ios-13-supported-devices/442/)


I have a 6, and it's...
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,905
Posted By superdex

I live in Colorado, so I'm partial. I...

I live in Colorado, so I'm partial.


I grew up in (Southern) California, so I'm even more partial.


SLC isn't as dry as you might think, and over the hill in Heber Valley (look up Heber City,...
05-17-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By superdex

shouldn't have to eat during a 20mi ride. just...

shouldn't have to eat during a 20mi ride. just sayin.
05-17-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,167
Posted By superdex

not sure it's even worth saying ****. but...

not sure it's even worth saying ****.


but ****.
05-16-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By superdex

Boulevard makes some nice stuff* --I like their...

Boulevard makes some nice stuff* --I like their Tank 7 and have some of their Bourbon Barrel Quad in the fridge right now.






*(and I'm in craft brew heaven here in CO)
05-16-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By superdex

Arizona Iced Tea or Dr Pepper, and whatever nut...

Arizona Iced Tea or Dr Pepper, and whatever nut bar/snacks jump out. I'll go with my stomach at the time, though tends to be stuff like Paydays or these:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

I"m debating whether I trim them to fit. Can't...

I"m debating whether I trim them to fit. Can't suppose it'd hurt?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

So small word of caution -- the brake pads LB...

So small word of caution -- the brake pads LB provides are "Shimano" compatible, except when they're not:

Top is stock pad (Campagnolo Potenza, uses Shimano pads), blue is the one from LB. Notice...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

but to keep this on topic ... I will be finishing...

but to keep this on topic ... I will be finishing the bday build in the next day or so.

Vredestein Fortezza Senso all weather in 25mm. --oh and if anyone is curious how they went on ... "snug"...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

just wanted to throw a pic in here. no crosswind,...

just wanted to throw a pic in here. no crosswind, no worries.

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05-14-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By superdex

nope, just super :)

nope, just super :)
05-13-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,167
Posted By superdex

can I have those 5 minutes back, please?

can I have those 5 minutes back, please?
05-13-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By superdex

after playing around with it a bit and searching...

after playing around with it a bit and searching on Lezyne's support site, it doesn't look like it :( You create/upload the route to their portal (http://lezyne.com/gpsroot) and then it syncs with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,465
Posted By superdex

I don't see it as avoiding those things, it's...

I don't see it as avoiding those things, it's more like when adjusting 'the belt' isn't enough. Or you have enough experience to communicate riding experience and handling preferences that may lead...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,465
Posted By superdex

I have this article bookmarked: ...

I have this article bookmarked:

https://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/194720-18-best-steel-road-bikes-and-frames-great-rides-cyclings-traditional
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,465
Posted By superdex

For the frame? Dude. You're in full-on custom...

For the frame? Dude. You're in full-on custom territory, and no shop is going to carry samples. Get to know a local builder and dream away. 30 seconds of google: Custom Bikes ? LaBerta & Sons Cycles...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,465
Posted By superdex

Budget?

Budget?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

15kph is a wisp. Windy is more like 30kph...

15kph is a wisp.

Windy is more like 30kph and up.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

You're right -- I did ask them about DT 350s with...

You're right -- I did ask them about DT 350s with the Campy driver, and it was just too far outta my budget (another $100 just for the Campy driver); I was really trying to stay away from the $1k...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Yeah, it's even in the email thread where Nancy...

Yeah, it's even in the email thread where Nancy (who is really nice) said the invoice included it. I sent them an email making sure. I agree, it's not a big deal and I'm excited to get these all...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 32,577
Posted By superdex

Well, I thought I ordered the graphene brake...

Well, I thought I ordered the graphene brake track. It's not grooved, so I guess not. I'm still happy with them. It is available, you have to email them when you put in the order. And I run 25mm...
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