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07-20-19, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By mattleegee

I guess it better than not using brakes because...

I guess it better than not using brakes because not wanting to buy new pads/rotors
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,555
Posted By mattleegee

25-27mph??? 30mph??? 91 cadence??? My legs...

25-27mph??? 30mph??? 91 cadence???

My legs just blew up!

I solo 16.5-17.5mph for 1.5-2hr rides, low elevation gains in a valley along a river so lots of wind, i can push 21-22mph for a few...
07-19-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By mattleegee

Pick up a donor bike today loaded with SRAM rival...

Pick up a donor bike today loaded with SRAM rival components
Its a pretty nice bike, after some google searching i guess it was the beginner $3200 bike below the racing BMC bikes

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By mattleegee

Specialized had the 2020 start coming out in i...

Specialized had the 2020 start coming out in i think March/April
So left over 2019s are probably a good deal now, i bought mine at end of April for a nice discount off msrp
07-18-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,295
Posted By mattleegee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MzIiv7pewE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MzIiv7pewE

I watched this a couple times and did a pretty good job my first time around, i think with the glue strip in the middle its easier to have perfect...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By mattleegee

Love my 2019 Specialized Roubaix, comes with 28s,...

Love my 2019 Specialized Roubaix, comes with 28s, future shock, CGR seat post, super cush.... the 2020 looks nice to with the D-fuse post
Some sections of my ride i used to have to get my ass off...
Forum: Introductions
07-09-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By mattleegee

Anyone ride on the Green River/Interurban trails?

Anyone ride on the Green River/Interurban trails?
07-05-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By mattleegee

keep air pressure high ive seen larger...

keep air pressure high

ive seen larger people on the trail running 23s, and i had no issues when i was 220 just ran 95psi or max in rear
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18,641
Views: 3,688,664
Posted By mattleegee

specialized order, had a huge sale bar tape only...

specialized order, had a huge sale bar tape only $12

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x525/haul_bddbf0c4c52aa4e83798fdc5ac6a0444bfad4e53.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,819
Posted By mattleegee

$10 eBay special

$10 eBay special
07-04-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By mattleegee

How was it? I didnt even see this i would have...

How was it?
I didnt even see this i would have tried the beginner one
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,819
Posted By mattleegee

Ok since i already bought them i figured whats...

Ok since i already bought them i figured whats the harm in trying them on???
In the process i got the factory DTswiss stickers off

Tried:
Large on each end replacing the stock stickers
Large...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,819
Posted By mattleegee

I feel my bike looks boring... thats why the...

I feel my bike looks boring... thats why the cages, bar tape, and now wheel decals

maybe just sell it FML
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,819
Posted By mattleegee

What do you think about leaving stock stickers on...

What do you think about leaving stock stickers on and then adding x2 small ones to opposite sides?
Been looking at wheels pics on google, lots of setups also use 3 large stickers in a triangle like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,819
Posted By mattleegee

Got some DT SWISS stickers to put on my wheels,...

Got some DT SWISS stickers to put on my wheels, trying to add some color and its close yellow/neon to my other...
07-04-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By mattleegee

Are you suggesting a more time period groupset...

Are you suggesting a more time period groupset for the build?
I am on the fence, i like SRAM controls but i dont "hate" any other brand components (of the big 3)
07-03-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By mattleegee

Got a few possible donor bikes i found in the...

Got a few possible donor bikes i found in the $500-$600 area, trying to get a SRAM bike with decent wheels

Since i have no parts laying around maybe a donor bike is my best bet, then if i find i...
07-03-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 51,439
Views: 6,731,911
Posted By mattleegee

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/20734382...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2073438266292398/

i can get his email, just PM me or quote me so i see your or if anyone else is interested message
07-02-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By mattleegee

It did not come with an original fork but i was...

It did not come with an original fork but i was given a CF fork that he said was from a Trek T1 or something like that, its in the backround of one of the pictures i can get some better pictures of...
07-02-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 51,439
Views: 6,731,911
Posted By mattleegee

This came up on FB today ...

This came up on FB today

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/645x732/campy_3af69485789613c1437d46baf6415fbedf190113.png
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18,641
Views: 3,688,664
Posted By mattleegee

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x525/zr6_d8630b9866440c0991d1ea209562d311e3eebbaa.jpeg
picked this up last night
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,704
Posted By mattleegee

SRAM! I would take Apex over DuraAce any day ...

SRAM! I would take Apex over DuraAce any day
unless its Di2 Shimano (which i love on my new bike)
just hate brifters overall
guess i like fluffy clouds
06-30-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By mattleegee

Thanks for all the responses Looks like its a...

Thanks for all the responses
Looks like its a go!
As i said before i love this frame/paint scheme so i know this will be a fun bike when done
I weighed the frame and comes in at 3.04lbs or 1.38kg...
Forum: Introductions
06-30-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By mattleegee

Hey Chad from Kent!

Hey Chad from Kent!
06-30-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By mattleegee

Picked up a 2001? GT ZR-1 worth the build?

Unsure if i am allowed in the section
But in search of the bike that got me into biking (90s Karakoram) i came across this locally and just bought it, i remember seeing this bike and the red/white...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,720
Posted By mattleegee

+1 on the tach comment its always good to know,...

+1 on the tach comment
its always good to know, especially if you have to fight wind or hills
i usually read out my mph or my cadence when passing other riders on the trail.... in case theirs is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By mattleegee

Careful- Seat post has a minimum seatpost...

Careful- Seat post has a minimum seatpost insertion marker on the frame
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By mattleegee

4600 bike a couple years old for 2350 not bad at...

4600 bike a couple years old for 2350 not bad at all
its even under bluebook value which i think is undervalued since LBS buy them at that price and make money

i love my 2019 Roubaix comp

but...
Forum: Foo
06-21-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By mattleegee

Thats why i love it up here, travel down Oregon...

Thats why i love it up here, travel down Oregon Coast at least twice every summer
06-19-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By mattleegee

I bought Thule Aero Blades for my car since was...

I bought Thule Aero Blades for my car since was offered by the dealer, it was about $300 with feet, locks and bars (not edge to edge style)

They are not loud with sunroof closed
But with sunroof...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,204
Posted By mattleegee

no baby powder? no seriously

no baby powder?
no seriously
06-15-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By mattleegee

Happy bday! Looks like a great deal @$60 and...

Happy bday!
Looks like a great deal @$60 and its the one that got you into cycling
I am on the search for the bike that got me into cycling, and know that i would be super excited to find it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,476
Posted By mattleegee

Found this site about rolling resistance, some...

Found this site about rolling resistance, some other good info, not sure if it was shared yet or if it helps
https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/

I have only ever had Hutchinson Fusion and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 18,641
Views: 3,688,664
Posted By mattleegee

My LBS store is loving me... first the bike, then...

My LBS store is loving me... first the bike, then need matching gloves and matching water bottle cages
---------------------------
Then this weeks haul, matching helmet, new seat, and replaced my...
06-14-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,998
Posted By mattleegee

I think totally possible, especially if the rider...

I think totally possible, especially if the rider is being flipped/thrown over and not actually impacting the vehicle, there will be pain though. Watch some you tube videos
06-14-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,575
Posted By mattleegee

I have spotted a few $10k bikes on my trail...

I have spotted a few $10k bikes on my trail riding, some very nice to admire
One of them was actually on his knees fixing another bikers wheel (tube) on the side of the trail, these are people to,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,165
Posted By mattleegee

Out in the wild, new Selle Well seat, yellow...

Out in the wild, new Selle Well seat, yellow upgrades and no more gonzo jokes.
Also going to pick up a Specialized Power Expert to try
Crossed over 600 miles today
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By mattleegee

You guys use tire levers? I thought those where...

You guys use tire levers?
I thought those where banned
That frog thing looks neat, i still have my diaper sack under the seat, but keep id/cc/$$/food/phone/keys in jersey pockets
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 07:09 PM
06-12-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,503
Posted By mattleegee

June 1- 17.98 2- 17.96 3- 20.55 4- ...

June
1- 17.98
2- 17.96
3- 20.55
4- 19.39
5,6,7,8- 0
9- 37.25 (vacation start)
10- 39.9
11- 28.64
06-12-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,998
Posted By mattleegee

strip components and mount the frame on wall ...

strip components and mount the frame on wall

"Survived 40mph crash"

We know a thing or two because we have seen a thing or two
06-12-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,868
Posted By mattleegee

Im still on my quest to kind a 90s Karakoram...

Im still on my quest to kind a 90s Karakoram specifically the grey with orange lettering
Love these threads
06-10-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By mattleegee

Just run your 28s till they need replacing then...

Just run your 28s till they need replacing then go for your 30s

The biggest upgrade from 105 to Ultegra is to get Di2 version of it, world of difference

Unless its a gearing thing or a fender...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By mattleegee

I am in the same boat, quads are on fire after...

I am in the same boat, quads are on fire after rides.
Recently upgraded to a new bike, and seat so have work to do. Think i will try the heel suggestions
06-08-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,889
Posted By mattleegee

Is this a week overview of BF?

Is this a week overview of BF?
Forum: Introductions
06-07-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By mattleegee

Welcome! Im from Kent Check out the Green River...

Welcome! Im from Kent
Check out the Green River and Interurban trails to
You can ride Seattle to Auburn with little car interaction
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,869
Posted By mattleegee

I use no spring and have no noise, only at 450...

I use no spring and have no noise, only at 450 miles right now. But my CAT computer is really loud so it could be covering up noise
When i first got the bike i put medium spring in but did not like...
05-31-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By mattleegee

Honestly they are pretty close in components ...

Honestly they are pretty close in components
If both at the same shop (my LBS has both Giant and Spec) just test ride both
and if both feel the same then buy the best paint job, dont sweat all the...
05-31-19, 01:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,766
Posted By mattleegee

Same here, i rode SRAM on last bike and when...

Same here, i rode SRAM on last bike and when bought new bike last month i could not find a SRAM equipped bike to my liking so ended up with Di2 because could not get over the lever moving, i hated...
05-30-19, 02:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,182
Posted By mattleegee

my legs just exploded! 30mph..... It...

my legs just exploded! 30mph.....



It really helps just to get out more, i took almost two years off cycling because of forest fires and injuries
Coming back out out at just a month now almost...
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