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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,057
Posted By Smokinbbl

I traded my Pinarello Gan S for a 2020 Domane...

I traded my Pinarello Gan S for a 2020 Domane SL7. The Pinarello was fast and light and a great climber.

the Domane is a little slower and a little heavier, but It does not slow me down. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 12:21 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-19, 10:52 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,127
Posted By Smokinbbl

I have the 2020 SL 7. I love it! I have some 38c...

I have the 2020 SL 7. I love it! I have some 38c gravel tires on and ride that thing everywhere!!!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-15, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Smokinbbl

I had a pretty good wheel set on my Super six,...

I had a pretty good wheel set on my Super six, S240 hubs, DT Swiss Comp double butted spokes with Stans Alpha 340 hoops. They are light, I think around 1340 grams. I ran them tubeless. Two weeks...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-15, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19,231
Views: 3,991,386
Posted By Smokinbbl

I have a set of those, I have used them the last...

I have a set of those, I have used them the last 3 years during the winters in Okinawa, and now Italy. They are amazing, and used all over the UK. They have held up great for me except the little...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,006
Posted By Smokinbbl

I have Stans Alpha 340 with Schwalbe one in size...

I have Stans Alpha 340 with Schwalbe one in size 23 w/Stans sealant. I run it 70/75 and I am 155. So far, I have had no problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 03:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,923
Posted By Smokinbbl

left hand holding the pony tail, right hand in a...

left hand holding the pony tail, right hand in a circular motion above head!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,708
Posted By Smokinbbl

I am moving to Aviano Italy in June...gonna live...

I am moving to Aviano Italy in June...gonna live there for at least 4 years! can not wait, one of the only perks for being U.S.A.F right now!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 578,165
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thanks for the reply!, - I agree with you on...

Thanks for the reply!,

- I agree with you on the seat post. I was a little disappointed when I opened the package when it came in the mail, but I wanted to match the stem and bars, so thats whats...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-13, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 578,165
Posted By Smokinbbl

Bianchi10, I have always loved your bike,...

Bianchi10,

I have always loved your bike, and have valued your opinion in the hot or not thread. Could you tell me what you think of mine. Be honest, I have thick skin.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By Smokinbbl

I feel the same way about the podcast bro. I...

I feel the same way about the podcast bro. I will have to check that podcast out. I also like the Pack filler. its funny!

I highly recommend the Cyclo90 HIT program. make sure you get the core...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By Smokinbbl

I started using Cyclo90 last week. week one of...

I started using Cyclo90 last week. week one of training, and I must say it is kicking my ass. It is well worth the money I spent. Cyclo90 is perfect for newer riders, it is a training plan to get...
12-24-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,195
Posted By Smokinbbl

Let me know if the calibration is good on it. If...

Let me know if the calibration is good on it. If its crap, I'll stop using it!
12-24-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,195
Posted By Smokinbbl

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-PITTSBURGH-PRO-1-4-DRI...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-PITTSBURGH-PRO-1-4-DRIVE-CLICK-STOP-TORQUE-WRENCH-WITH-HARD-CASE-/231075415519?pt=US_Hand_Tools&hash=item35cd2b05df

may not be the best, but it gets the job done.
12-24-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,195
Posted By Smokinbbl

I just ordered a 0-200 inch lb with 1/4 inch...

I just ordered a 0-200 inch lb with 1/4 inch drive from ebay. I think it cost $25
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,796,767
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thanks, I agree on the deep cargo wheels, but I...

Thanks, I agree on the deep cargo wheels, but I am moving to Aviano Italy in the spring, and I wanted a light set of climbing wheels!

As far as the wight, I don't have a scale, I used a bathroom...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Smokinbbl

Try this.. http://cyclo-core.com/CYCLO90/ ...

Try this.. http://cyclo-core.com/CYCLO90/

Its kinda expensive, but you can use it over and over each off season. Its designed to bring you back to the basic's each year to make you a stronger...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,796,767
Posted By Smokinbbl

One year old, Just finished with al 3T stealth...

One year old, Just finished with al 3T stealth Stem, Bars, and seat post. Wheels are hand built S240 hubs, stans no tubes 340, and DT double butted spokes. 15.6lbs
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thank you!, I think our shifters are very close...

Thank you!, I think our shifters are very close to the same hight. I think if you move your shifters up more, they will look funny. Why don't you give your body some rest, then try riding your...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

I get a slight burn when I am in the drops, but...

I get a slight burn when I am in the drops, but its just my hammies stretching to far. I am not very flexible.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d22/PEMBERTON325/DSCN1112_zpsc782e0c7.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

no problem, I went through something similar,...

no problem, I went through something similar, except I felt like I was reaching to far. changed my stem, and moved my seat, and finally got it dialed in. good luck, and keep me posted and let me...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 06:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

one more question, do you feel this burn when...

one more question, do you feel this burn when your riding on the hoods, or in the drops. If you feel it when riding on the hoods, does it get worse if you go to the drops? and if you only feel it in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

change to the shorter stem, and continue with the...

change to the shorter stem, and continue with the program. Your problems will go away... If not, then there is a bigger issue. But you said it yourself, the problem didn't start till you changed...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

The new bars may have a shorter reach, but thats...

The new bars may have a shorter reach, but thats only if you put the shifter as far out on the bend as possible. The way you have the bars set up ( and your set up looks great ), the new bars have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

if its hamstring, then you are bent to far over. ...

if its hamstring, then you are bent to far over. Do you have your stem flipped? you could flip it back up to put you into more of an upright position. If you are getting a burn in your hamstrings,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 03:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By Smokinbbl

I would say you are getting the burn from both. ...

I would say you are getting the burn from both. Is the burn in the front (quads), or the back (hamstrings)? If its in the hamstrings, then it could be that your are bent over more than you are use...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-13, 03:11 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 181,233
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thank you for the tips!

Thank you for the tips!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-13, 03:10 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 181,233
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thank you for the tips, I have the bar mount from...

Thank you for the tips, I have the bar mount from GoPro, I think I will use it but tether the GoPro to the bar until I can get the K-edge.

On the next nice sunny day, I will get some nice video's...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-13, 05:41 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 181,233
Posted By Smokinbbl

I just got a GoPro 3+ Black yesterday, what do...

I just got a GoPro 3+ Black yesterday, what do you guys/gals think is the best way to mount it, and what do you feel is the best setting for video? 1440x48 or 1080x60?

thanks for the help.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,279
Posted By Smokinbbl

Check your CAAD 8. I had the 2013 CAAD 8 and it...

Check your CAAD 8. I had the 2013 CAAD 8 and it was an english BB. Are you using the same pedals?
Forum: Triathlon
12-03-13, 02:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,601
Posted By Smokinbbl

My first Tri went well, used a wetsuit for the...

My first Tri went well, used a wetsuit for the swim. We had a mock tri a month prior to the actual event. During the mock tri I had a hard time with the swim. Must have been anxiety of open water...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19,231
Views: 3,991,386
Posted By Smokinbbl

sorry.. just saw your edit! when I put mine on...

sorry.. just saw your edit! when I put mine on steady pulse, I feel like the cars ahead of me are parting like the red sea!
Forum: Triathlon
10-29-13, 04:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,601
Posted By Smokinbbl

Wow! Bobthib… that was awesome.. I have my first...

Wow! Bobthib… that was awesome.. I have my first sprint Tri on Nov 24th. That was awesome, I will have to try the fish technique this weekend when I swim!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-13, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Smokinbbl

nice video.. sure are a lot of cyclist on that...

nice video.. sure are a lot of cyclist on that route!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-13, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,796,767
Posted By Smokinbbl

biachi10, please don't go with the red crank...

biachi10, please don't go with the red crank bolt set, your bike is awesome the way it is, and I think the red bolts would be too much.

I have a 13 supersix-4 that I have tried to build up using...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-13, 06:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,875
Posted By Smokinbbl

My Super SIX ...

My Super SIX

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d22/PEMBERTON325/DSCN1112_zpsc782e0c7.jpg (http://s32.photobucket.com/user/PEMBERTON325/media/DSCN1112_zpsc782e0c7.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-13, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10,251
Views: 2,778,700
Posted By Smokinbbl

RS11's how are those? I like the green on them,...

RS11's how are those? I like the green on them, nice touch.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Smokinbbl

there where not any chainges to the frame, but...

there where not any chainges to the frame, but Sora went through a whole redesign in 2013. went from the old thumb shifters in 2012 to paddle shifters in 2013.

If I where you I would not buy the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 02:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,495
Posted By Smokinbbl

Also, there is only 1 kind of aluminum bike to...

Also, there is only 1 kind of aluminum bike to buy, and it aint a Trek.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 02:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,495
Posted By Smokinbbl

It will be cheaper in the long run to get the...

It will be cheaper in the long run to get the Cannondale. If you get the Trek, you will allways wish you got the Cannondale, and will end up purchasing one later. If you are single, and you can get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,323
Posted By Smokinbbl

try bumping your cadence up to 90-95, just before...

try bumping your cadence up to 90-95, just before you start bouncing on the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-13, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10,251
Views: 2,778,700
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thanks, its in a city called Naha, Okinawa Japan.

Thanks, its in a city called Naha, Okinawa Japan.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10,251
Views: 2,778,700
Posted By Smokinbbl

If I would have known the green grass would have...

If I would have known the green grass would have popped with the green in the frame like that, I would have prepped the bike a bit. Anyways, here is my modest CAAD 10-5.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,796,767
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thank you sir!, Thats the plan, I debadged the...

Thank you sir!, Thats the plan, I debadged the wheels until I can get a good light set, and the crank will come when I decide what groupset I will go with.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,796,767
Posted By Smokinbbl

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d22/PEMBERTON325...

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d22/PEMBERTON325/DSCN1110_zps60e60979.jpg (http://s32.photobucket.com/user/PEMBERTON325/media/DSCN1110_zps60e60979.jpg.html)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 02:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Smokinbbl

Thanks Ivan, Thats the kind of answer I was...

Thanks Ivan, Thats the kind of answer I was looking for.

I'll be sure to post pictures if I do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Smokinbbl

the group set is brand new, its an take-off from...

the group set is brand new, its an take-off from a new bike. As far as SRAM, I like it, but it doesn't really matter between Sram and Shimano.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Smokinbbl

New to me Di2 7970 or wheel set?

Hello all, looking for some advice.

I have a 2013 SuperSIX with Rival that I love. I have the opportunity to purchase a friends Di2 7970 because he is upgrading to DA 9070, and install it on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 05:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,047
Posted By Smokinbbl

I am stationed in Okinawa, Japan and it rains a...

I am stationed in Okinawa, Japan and it rains a lot here. There is a lot of great advice in this thread, and I will also 2nd the Crud guards, I have them and they work great.

One other thing...
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