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07-24-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By Oli_Aponte

dont know what hat size I am, but the Large Kask...

dont know what hat size I am, but the Large Kask helmets fit me pretty good, as do Giro
07-24-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By Oli_Aponte

My Dad is relatively new to cycling. He's got a...

My Dad is relatively new to cycling. He's got a Scott CR1. Since he isn't very flexible, his saddle (seat) is at about the same height as his handle bar. He's tried quite a few saddles, the one that...
10-02-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,867
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I jumped ship from Garmin to an Elemnt Bolt.. and...

I jumped ship from Garmin to an Elemnt Bolt.. and dont plan on going back any day. Your Wahoo/Apple, and Garmin/Microsoft comparison seems kinda fair. IMO Wahoo is very much similar to Apple in terms...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I know one person in particular that got his...

I know one person in particular that got his start in a frame building company (not a one man show Framebuilder).. I suppose he already had experience welding, but honed his skills with that...
09-19-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Oli_Aponte

That would also be my guess... Giro also has...

That would also be my guess...
Giro also has wide shoes. Look for HV (High Volume) Giro shoes.
09-19-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,760
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I was reading this and going... "wait... a kilt?"...

I was reading this and going... "wait... a kilt?" I though you were asking about a cycling kit for clydes.

Anyhow.... here are my .02 cents..
How expensive would it be to have something shipped...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,941
Posted By Oli_Aponte

Not like that.. excess frame saver looks...

Not like that.. excess frame saver looks brown-ish.. kinda like maple syrup, and its sticky.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-13-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Oli_Aponte

ohh, thats pretty nifty! Wow, thanks everyone for...

ohh, thats pretty nifty! Wow, thanks everyone for the help!
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I guess I should have specified that I'm going to...

I guess I should have specified that I'm going to be tig welding, not brazing. I've only brazed the little bits on a frame (cable stops, cable guides, bottle bosses..) So I have no clue how to fill...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Oli_Aponte

Ohh, I saw the one you mentioned, and they have a...

Ohh, I saw the one you mentioned, and they have a flandged version, not flat.. so I dont have to "cap" the ends of the seat or chainstays. They look pretty good, and the slider with the caliper mount...
09-12-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,112
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I can also relate to OP.. Up until a few weeks...

I can also relate to OP.. Up until a few weeks ago I could barely ride a few minutes on the drops of my bike.. it would feel like a boxer punching my gut with every pedal stroke.. to the point I...
09-12-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,148
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I'm 275 right now, I usually go for 105psi back,...

I'm 275 right now, I usually go for 105psi back, 95psi front (700x28c Gatorskins) Seems to be my sweet spot
09-12-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By Oli_Aponte

who says I dont?.. even when I was the fattest...

who says I dont?.. even when I was the fattest I've ever been, I went to the gym.. zero self control and very poor eating habits got me to where I am.



My current job does not help me keep my...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Oli_Aponte

From what I gather, with some simple frame...

From what I gather, with some simple frame alignment checking tools.. they are pretty decent in their alignment, I've never had to file down a dropout to align the wheel.

With fear of sounding...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Oli_Aponte

Thoughts on modular dropouts

Hello everyone,

I'm a rookie frame builder.. only have 3 frames under my belt. I'll soon be building a couple more frames, and would like to go the thru axle route.
I was thinking of getting...
09-12-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By Oli_Aponte

Congrats!! I'm currently down almost 25 pounds.....

Congrats!! I'm currently down almost 25 pounds.. I'm 5'11" currently sitting at 274.. with a 38" waist. A lot of people dont believe how heavy I am.. I guess its the wide back and big quads, and...
09-12-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I'm currently using a Fabric Line Sport saddle,...

I'm currently using a Fabric Line Sport saddle, pretty cheap, and pretty good considering I recently tipped the scale at around 300 pounds... I'm down almost 25 though.. As of right now, its the most...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,354
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I know some people use "dry transfer decals" then...

I know some people use "dry transfer decals" then a clear coat on top of them.
Forum: Triathlon
01-14-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,244
Posted By Oli_Aponte

do you put the spacer between the BB and the BB...

do you put the spacer between the BB and the BB shell or between the crank arm and the BB?

EDIT: I'd post pics of my brake situation, but I still cant post pics until I reach 10 posts
Forum: Triathlon
01-14-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,244
Posted By Oli_Aponte

how do you manage that?

how do you manage that?
Forum: Triathlon
01-14-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,244
Posted By Oli_Aponte

searched for those DA brakes, and came up with...

searched for those DA brakes, and came up with "vintage" dura ace brakes LOL.. I tried contacting Felt, but they never got back to me
Forum: Framebuilders
01-04-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I took the tig class at UBI in Ashland.. I really...

I took the tig class at UBI in Ashland.. I really enjoyed my time there. Returned to take de Pro Mechanical and Shop Operation class 3 years later (learned I was doing soooooo many things wrong on my...
Forum: Triathlon
01-04-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,244
Posted By Oli_Aponte

Sorry for the super late response.. I thought I...

Sorry for the super late response.. I thought I had replied on my phone.. but it seems like it didnt post it... I've checked with my local Felt dealer, and they checked back with Felt.. my bike's...
01-04-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,666
Posted By Oli_Aponte

I'm using a large fizik aliante. Its been really...

I'm using a large fizik aliante. Its been really good to me. Though its very tricky getting the saddle angle right.. I had a lot of trial and error, but finally dialed it in, and it feels amazing
Forum: Introductions
01-04-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Oli_Aponte

Happy new year

Happy new year
Forum: Triathlon
12-31-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,244
Posted By Oli_Aponte

Rear brake specs for a 2010 Felt B12?

Hey everyone!

I just acquired the afore mentioned bike. Its got a SRAM red 10spd groupset, but the brake calipers are KCNC. I really dont like how they feel, they arent "snappy" and the brake...
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