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Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By guadzilla

Are you getting the power reading from a...

Are you getting the power reading from a powermeter or the smart trainer? When i use my Quarq to supply the power reading to Trainerroad, I get what you describe - probably because the app feedback...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By guadzilla

Good points, thank you. The Reynolds have...

Good points, thank you. The Reynolds have never made it on my radar yet, but they do look quite interesting.

Not sure if the 58f is going to be a significant improvement on the 64f of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By guadzilla

Ha, good point. From what i can gather, the...

Ha, good point. From what i can gather, the frame takes tires that are 30mm measured width, with some clearance on either side (and Cervelo recommends not infringing into that clearance, to avoid...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,843
Posted By guadzilla

Count me among the people who arent too bothered...

Count me among the people who arent too bothered by someone holding my wheel. There is a lovely out-and-back stretch that i ride on which has hellish headwinds on the way back. Quite common to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,043
Posted By guadzilla

Hey now, i am a roadie who's gone over to the...

Hey now, i am a roadie who's gone over to the dork side. Re triathletes - the serious ones are not that different from roadies. Many of them do go out on group rides on their road bikes, etc. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,433
Posted By guadzilla

Bike24 still has the R5D frameset for $2000. I...

Bike24 still has the R5D frameset for $2000. I got mine from there, and I believe noctiluxx has gotten one as well. Just sayin' ;) Building it up with Ultegra Di2 (pulled from my Venge Pro, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,931
Posted By guadzilla

So i actually ended up buying a frame. The...

So i actually ended up buying a frame.

The background - I wasnt really looking to purchase immediately (given that I just bought a Venge Pro with CLX 64s wheels 3 weeks ago), but was merely toying...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,931
Posted By guadzilla

That Bianchi is so nice! I'm keeping an eye...

That Bianchi is so nice! I'm keeping an eye for an Oltre XR4 frameset as well. Although it seems more and more likely that I will go for a Giant TCR ($1500 for the Advanced Pro frameset, vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,059
Posted By guadzilla

I have never test ridden a bike before purchase,...

I have never test ridden a bike before purchase, either. I dont really think a ride around the block will tell me anything, and honestly, i dont really think it is reasonable to take a bike out for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 02:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,666
Posted By guadzilla

Powermeter, man. Competitive Cyclist has 50%...

Powermeter, man.

Competitive Cyclist has 50% off Quarq. I have 4 of them and they're bullet proof (and i would recommend them over Stages, which i tried about a year or two after they launched,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,931
Posted By guadzilla

Ok, my socks arent as cool. They dont have as...

Ok, my socks arent as cool. They dont have as many colors.
:)

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,931
Posted By guadzilla

What? Nooo!! It's the cool, complicated and...

What? Nooo!! It's the cool, complicated and (unfortunately) expensive things! Like this (and yes, i know it is a tri bike on a road forum, but i have moved to the dark side mostly these days. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,931
Posted By guadzilla

I think i am diving off that boat for a week...

I think i am diving off that boat for a week starting Saturday... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,931
Posted By guadzilla

That's not bad at all - i dont know why i had the...

That's not bad at all - i dont know why i had the impression that their waitlist was years. The Venge is the first bike i have bought fully ready to ride - pretty much every other bike was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,931
Posted By guadzilla

Object of lust...

I dont have upgraditis. I just (like, 30 min ago) converted my Shiv to 11 speed but only so i could share race wheels with my wife. My Venge purchase last week was my first new bike in 6 years, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,009
Posted By guadzilla

Yeah, pretty much. I am not buying the most...

Yeah, pretty much.

I am not buying the most aero bike because that extra watt saves is gonna male a difference to my pack-fodder ******. I am buying the most aero bike because I want to own one...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,009
Posted By guadzilla

My logic went as follows: I am buying the Venge...

My logic went as follows: I am buying the Venge for max speed, not climbing. And at 180lb, I suck at climbing competitively anyway. So might as well get wheels that maximize the Venge's...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,009
Posted By guadzilla

Well, I finally got my bike - went with the Venge...

Well, I finally got my bike - went with the Venge Pro and upgraded the wheels to Roval CLX64s.

Had a checkout ride on Saturday and then did the Laguna ****et tri on it yesterday and my first...
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