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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 773
Posted By Greatestalltime

Maybe.

Maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 773
Posted By Greatestalltime

It was drip dried. Iíd washed them many times....

It was drip dried. Iíd washed them many times. Just not with Dawn. Iíd say it was far too harsh.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 773
Posted By Greatestalltime

I canít read.

I canít read.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 773
Posted By Greatestalltime

I used some Dawn on an expensive pair of Oakley...

I used some Dawn on an expensive pair of Oakley gloves(expensive not great) and it pretty much turned the leathery material into cardboard.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,003
Posted By Greatestalltime

Can someone give me an idea of how much better...

Can someone give me an idea of how much better the Progetto pad is than the Kiss 2?

Im stepping up my bibs after 8 years of low level bibs because of some bad rub spots. Really bad.

Though, my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By Greatestalltime

Hmmm. Me too. New bike and different fit may be...

Hmmm. Me too. New bike and different fit may be the culprit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,067
Posted By Greatestalltime

I thought I had a BB creak. Turned out to be a...

I thought I had a BB creak. Turned out to be a cracked right crank arm. Twice this happened.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By Greatestalltime

No. It was in fact April. Normally I donít think...

No. It was in fact April. Normally I donít think someone would say years when discussing a little over two. Theyíd likely say ďa coupleĒ or something like that.

In any case you ignored that he...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By Greatestalltime

Did you flip the mechanism on the nose bridge to...

Did you flip the mechanism on the nose bridge to make them get closer. Thereís two positions the lens or orbitals can rest on your face. One is further out for ventilation/clearing fog.

I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By Greatestalltime

Well, if you read nowammies post above youíll see...

Well, if you read nowammies post above youíll see he said ďIíve worn Flight Jackets for yearsĒ ótheyíve been out less than two years

Then he said ďso I got new lenses for my flak jacketĒ so in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By Greatestalltime

*Flight jacket and flak jacket are two different...

*Flight jacket and flak jacket are two different frames.

Flight is a shield with open top of orbital

Flak is two piece with open bottom of orbitals
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Greatestalltime

Northwave flash Arctic GTX

Does anyone own a pair? Opinions?

Yes. Itís the middle of summer, but I havenít spent money on bike stuff in over a week and I donít want my wife to think thatís normal.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah, after 8 years back into cycling, and only...

Yeah, after 8 years back into cycling, and only using Shimano pads, I switched to some Swissstop BXB and they are much much better in dry and wet.

Wonder why I waited so long.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Greatestalltime

I did buy some from Pinarello. 17$!!! Shipped...

I did buy some from Pinarello. 17$!!! Shipped from Italy

But that is great general information to know. Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By Greatestalltime

Pigeon Forge Tennessee. Drivers were over the top...

Pigeon Forge Tennessee. Drivers were over the top polite as if theyíd been threatened with imprisonment.

Oddly, 10 miles up the road in Gatlnburg I had my worst run in with a psycho driver that,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yep. I didnít buy them. I found the correct...

Yep. I didnít buy them. I found the correct replacement, but In a ďhexĒ $1.67 at ACE hardware

Iíd like to find the correct ones in torx. Though, I guess it shouldnít matter.

Do you know the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. I did and found a hex the same size, but I...

Yeah. I did and found a hex the same size, but I bought some Wiha bits just for this and it didnít come with a hex that size. #first world problem

Thatís why I was hoping I could find some. I did...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Greatestalltime

The guy that built it used a torx. The guy that...

The guy that built it used a torx. The guy that fitted me jammed a hex in there before I knew it was a torx. Though I was suspicious remembering reading something like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Greatestalltime

F8 set screw

Does anyone know the size of the set screws for the seatpost? Shop rounded one out using a hex instead of torx.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By Greatestalltime

Or, apparently, if you have Most Talon bar stem...

Or, apparently, if you have Most Talon bar stem combo. Just bought some to replace the Metron 6D which has the hole pre drilled, but didnít fit with the f8 frame very well.

I was surprised the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Greatestalltime

Thanks!!!

Thanks!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Greatestalltime

What bit sizes for F8?

What size hex and torx to I need for the Dogma f8?

I think Iíve read the seat clamp is a T20?

Can someone please tell me all the size bits Iíll need and what they are for on the frame?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

Thanks man. Youíre one of the only ones with...

Thanks man.

Youíre one of the only ones with that position


the pros out weighed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

Iím taking the gamble. If it breaks, hopefully,...

Iím taking the gamble. If it breaks, hopefully, Pinarello will cover it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

True dat. :)

True dat. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

True. But my tcr advanced sl is a great bike. I...

True. But my tcr advanced sl is a great bike. I donít like it anywhere near as much as my Protos or how I imagine how I feel about the Dogma.

Itís just irrational preference, I guess. Italians...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

Just a guess, but I wonder because this was a...

Just a guess, but I wonder because this was a special edition that went to dealers only (I read only 100 were painted this way) that they had some lax QC.

I donít know. The rest of the frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

I think Iíd keep it if I knew it wasnít a crack...

I think Iíd keep it if I knew it wasnít a crack and they gave me a heavy discount. Maybe?

There is not anymore of them and I donít love the f10ís
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 03:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

Merlin.

Merlin.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

Itís a real one. Full warranty from Pinerello.

Itís a real one. Full warranty from Pinerello.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By Greatestalltime

Cracked carbon or just paint?

Got this brand new. Obviously, the paint job isnít good. At all.

I still donít want to send it back unless the carbon is cracked because there are no more and I wanted an f8.

Iíd like some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,718
Posted By Greatestalltime

Wear a headband(I like Halo and Oakley) and take...

Wear a headband(I like Halo and Oakley) and take an extra for halfway through the ride.

Use your gloves to soak some of the sweat out of the band too.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Greatestalltime

What about an ďaeroĒ one? Or that looks a...

What about an ďaeroĒ one?

Or that looks a lot like the one for my ISP on my Giant

So everyone out there with f8s or 10s are running the Pinerello one?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Greatestalltime

Sram took a smack. Covid too

Sram took a smack. Covid too
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Greatestalltime

Dogma battery holder

Do I really need to buy a 80-90$ holder to go with Di2 and and F8?

I think Iíve read itís a 31.6. Wonít any for that size do?

i donít have the frame yet. Iím gathering info and thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,660
Posted By Greatestalltime

Absolutely not!! i carry my tube, inflater,...

Absolutely not!!

i carry my tube, inflater, and cartridge in a zip lock neatly wrapped tight with rubber bands and I hold it in my right pocket to balance out my phone in my left. (Center pocket...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,539
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. I never have rest days either. I just donít...

Yeah. I never have rest days either. I just donít feel right until I ride.

I ride everyday.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Greatestalltime

I love De Rosa. I have 2. But the f10 for...

I love De Rosa. I have 2.

But the f10 for that price seems like the choice to me.

R838 isnít the top of the line for De Rosa. Dogma is for Pinerello.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,413
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeeeeeesssss!! Scored again! #winning...

Yeeeeeesssss!! Scored again! #winning (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=winning)

Im placing my order(s) as I type this.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,413
Posted By Greatestalltime

What about sizing? Iím 5Ē10Ē 173-176lbs I...

What about sizing? Iím 5Ē10Ē 173-176lbs

I have some Castelli jackets/long sleeve jerseys that seem to run small. One is a Castelli rain jacket size large that barely fits and itís tight.

My xl...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,413
Posted By Greatestalltime

Someone sell me on the expensive bibs. Iíve...

Someone sell me on the expensive bibs. Iíve recently dropped a large amount on a Protos with DA so my wife would be happy if I spent more.

The most expensive bibs Iíve had are like 40$ ďFunkierĒ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Greatestalltime

Iíd like to resurrect this old thread because Iím...

Iíd like to resurrect this old thread because Iím having a similar problem.

I only replaced one cleat because I was heading out when I noticed the break in one.

Im experiencing movement in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,289
Posted By Greatestalltime

Yeah. It used to be around 60$. Now itís around...

Yeah. It used to be around 60$. Now itís around twice that. Not sure whatís changed. Maybe the virus thing.

If they switched to FedEx Iíd guess thatís why
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,289
Posted By Greatestalltime

I noticed a big jump in minimum amount purchased...

I noticed a big jump in minimum amount purchased from Merlin for free shipping.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,095
Posted By Greatestalltime

I only bought one of my four bikes(my first) from...

I only bought one of my four bikes(my first) from a bike shop.

Online saves me money for bike stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,452
Posted By Greatestalltime

Im biased because all Iíve owned since I got back...

Im biased because all Iíve owned since I got back into cycling is Shimano wheels. 7800, c24, and c40. Except whatever Giant wheels came my first bike.

My Ultegra have absolutely been abused. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,452
Posted By Greatestalltime

At that price I second the Ultegra. Theyíre...

At that price I second the Ultegra. Theyíre indestructible and no to low maintenance. Great wheels.

I bet the Scirroco? and other Campy wheels in that range are nice too. Iíve never tried them...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,678
Posted By Greatestalltime

I have two De Rosa Protos. A 2016(made in Italy)...

I have two De Rosa Protos. A 2016(made in Italy) and a 2020 (made in ďelsewhereĒóquote from De Rosa guy).

The later has a threaded. I wonder why they changed. The press never did give me any...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,587
Posted By Greatestalltime

How about 9100 Di2? I have both and they perform...

How about 9100 Di2? I have both and they perform exactly the same, but that Dura-Ace logo looks better. (Finish may look better too)

Get the Di2 and donít look back. I have it now on all 3 bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,243
Posted By Greatestalltime

Exactly. I donít even breath for that instant Iím...

Exactly. I donít even breath for that instant Iím passing. Little does he know Iím on the verge falling over
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