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Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-18, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,281
Posted By Elvir

Yea, that was me in the red, I think I had one of...

Yea, that was me in the red, I think I had one of my strongest rides that day.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,281
Posted By Elvir

One from our Tuesday Night Crit ...

One from our Tuesday Night Crit

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1811/29308555887_58e75880c8_c.jpg



BTW,

Dennis, is that a sprint to finish?..solid pic!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 06:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,350
Posted By Elvir

Keep in mind that if you go the back pocket bag...

Keep in mind that if you go the back pocket bag route, you want to get one that is intended for cycling. I saw several listed that just happen to be a small bag. You want something that will not get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,350
Posted By Elvir

I have been using sticky pod for 2 years now, its...

I have been using sticky pod for 2 years now, its got all my essentials organized much better than the saddle bag. Great tool.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,781
Posted By Elvir

Looking at the website 56 frame, for SLR6 is...

Looking at the website 56 frame, for SLR6 is 18.5lbs.. That's heavy
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,781
Posted By Elvir

Looks like I know which bike im getting once they...

Looks like I know which bike im getting once they go on sale
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,608
Posted By Elvir

6'3", I think im 33" seam, 58frame ...

6'3", I think im 33" seam, 58frame

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/914/28515648757_852990e94a_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By Elvir

Yea, we been spending lots of time riding...

Yea, we been spending lots of time riding together as of lately. With harder training, its getting harder to find a local with same fitness. D is always in the mood to push hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By Elvir

Distance: 4,997.7 mi Time: 258h 47m ...

Distance: 4,997.7 mi
Time: 258h 47m
Elevation: 299,885 ft
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-18, 02:38 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 39,061
Posted By Elvir

Website function does not seem to be there. ...

Website function does not seem to be there.

on the phone, click on the photo, under the photo you will see in light gray "Say something about this image". click on it and edit it there.
You have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By Elvir

OP, I used a Saris Bones 3 bike rack on my...

OP,

I used a Saris Bones 3 bike rack on my Golf R32. And like you mentioned, during prolonged periods of having it on, the rubber contact points get debris and sand between them and paint and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,817
Posted By Elvir

Just get yourself a PowerPod V2 powermeter. Its...

Just get yourself a PowerPod V2 powermeter. Its cheap and works great. several buddies use it religiously. Ive been thinking of getting it too
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

sure, lets go with that. :thumb:

sure, lets go with that. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

Were not talking about "Inferior" bikes. Were...

Were not talking about "Inferior" bikes. Were talking about 100g, which by the way has not even been established what that is. My next bike experience that I want is a Trek Madone. The one I want is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,688
Posted By Elvir

if you tend to see locals on a group ride or such...

if you tend to see locals on a group ride or such and they are riding aero wheels, you can always ask them if they are willing to sell you their stock wheels if buying new is too much. nothing wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

Sounds like you are agreeing with my last...

Sounds like you are agreeing with my last statement. Seems that you and I have difference in opinion in what 100g means to us.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

I already made appoint about theoretical...

I already made appoint about theoretical advantages, by mentioning products being tested in a perfect world. A more aero bike will slice through air easier and therefore be faster, same for wheels,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,661
Posted By Elvir

The bike did indeed come with a longer stem. But...

The bike did indeed come with a longer stem. But after playing around couple weeks with it, I got refitted with a shorter one and found it to be ideal for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,661
Posted By Elvir

Well, from experience, I would rather have BB90...

Well, from experience, I would rather have BB90 than BB30. So far, I can get 3000 miles out of BB90 where as with BB30, I am lucky to get 800-900 miles.

I Ride a 58 H1 Frame. I prefer to ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 08:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,661
Posted By Elvir

That is kind of the point. If you buy a lemon...

That is kind of the point. If you buy a lemon car, you can return it. If you buy a car and 3 years down the road you crash it, don't expect your insurance to pay out brand new car value. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,661
Posted By Elvir

Your choice depends on what your goals are. I...

Your choice depends on what your goals are. I have a 2014 Cannondale Supersix Evo (NON-himod) I have so far put just under 10,000 miles on it. I thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

i don't disagree. I was asked a rhetorical...

i don't disagree. I was asked a rhetorical question and given a rhetorical answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,839
Posted By Elvir

I missed the comment you quoted, apologies. But...

I missed the comment you quoted, apologies. But your links go to show that 28mph is doable, but "piece of cake" as mentioned is not something I think of when I did the TNC. My mind was just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,839
Posted By Elvir

Our local training crit course being one hour and...

Our local training crit course being one hour and 5 labs, ends up averaging 26.5 for the fast riders. The course ends up being about 1300ish feet of elevation. Several rides that I missed out on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

no problem. glad I could help.

no problem. glad I could help.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

100% capacity is you go beyond your limit. You...

100% capacity is you go beyond your limit. You are cramped up cant move, cant walk..total overkill. An example would be trying to keep "20mph" average and the only way to do it, is to keep jumping...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,333
Posted By Elvir

let me put this into perspective. I used to fall...

let me put this into perspective. I used to fall for all the gimics of watts saving and gram saving. Somehow, I ride with people who have $12K bikes and they are no better then me. It took me a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,839
Posted By Elvir

I am just amazed that when somebody who does not...

I am just amazed that when somebody who does not want to put in hard disciplined work, everybody faster than them is automatically assumed/labeled doper. The plan to get fast is simple. You got to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,771
Posted By Elvir

Everybody passes everybody at some point, so...

Everybody passes everybody at some point, so don't feel "Guilty" for being in somebody's way. You will be surprised how much you can dish out just by being mentally challenged, even thinking I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,839
Posted By Elvir

I assume you are talking about Durrell? ...

I assume you are talking about Durrell? Everybody calls him Duracell! LOL. I looked up to him for the longest time and then I got the courage to ride with him alone (He broke me the first time). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,839
Posted By Elvir

for the last several months, all my rides have...

for the last several months, all my rides have been over 20-26mph. I average about 200 miles a week and about 13,000 feet of climbing. I used to spend one day riding hard and everything after has...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,241
Posted By Elvir

I would def. encourage you to try it. Pull up...

I would def. encourage you to try it. Pull up bar can be had for $25 at wall mart and you can always return it.


I injured my right shoulder by tearing a ligament and i've dealt with pain for 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,241
Posted By Elvir

I went through the same crap with my shoulder. ...

I went through the same crap with my shoulder. Spent more money than a brand new car with no results, Therapy, Xray, MRI, more therapy. bla bla bla. ONE thing that has helped me tremendously is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,067
Posted By Elvir

Dealing with pinch flats after installing brand...

Dealing with pinch flats after installing brand new tires. Always happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,080
Posted By Elvir

I had two occurrences. 1. I sat behind...

I had two occurrences.


1. I sat behind a guy with shorts so stretched, not only could you see his cheeks, but he was sweating so badly that you can see the sweat spot. Imagine putting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 39,061
Posted By Elvir

I can see it now: -Hey baby, I noticed...

I can see it now:


-Hey baby, I noticed you gave me Kudos! I'd like to give you one back...where the sun don't shine:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,455
Posted By Elvir

PowerPod V2

PowerPod V2
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,956
Posted By Elvir

Lol, I had that conversation with my boss. He...

Lol, I had that conversation with my boss. He called me into his office and asked me to close the door..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,956
Posted By Elvir

The biggest thing that I have discovered when I...

The biggest thing that I have discovered when I started cycling (or any exercise for that matter) is that Goals Change. Idealy I did not know what I wanted my goal to be. I just got on the bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,982
Posted By Elvir

I told you!

I told you!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 39,061
Posted By Elvir

The worse thing about those guys is that they...

The worse thing about those guys is that they have more clubs joined, than total accumulated miles ridden, yet they have 2000 followers. I randomly get guys from Brazil or England giving me kudos. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 39,061
Posted By Elvir

Speaking of KOMs, I am starting to get annoyed...

Speaking of KOMs, I am starting to get annoyed when I plan a segment just to see I got beat by a rookie pedaling 45mph up 8% grade, with zero cadence. and resting heart rate. People turn your Strava...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Elvir

that is one hell of a bike to get rid of. You...

that is one hell of a bike to get rid of. You will certainly not get money for what the bike originally costs. I say, either ride it and HDFU or get a easier daily bike until you do HDFU.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,982
Posted By Elvir

I got a 2014 Supersix Evo and I can only run 23mm...

I got a 2014 Supersix Evo and I can only run 23mm tires. If the wheels fall out of alignment in the slightest bit, the chain stays rub, so I would definitely not want to run 25s.
Forum: Southeast
01-15-18, 06:03 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 19,619
Posted By Elvir

yup!

yup!
Forum: Southeast
01-14-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 19,619
Posted By Elvir

nice shot! I see you found me on strava

nice shot!

I see you found me on strava
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Elvir

:lol::lol:

:lol::lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By Elvir

I am talking about the bike in question: Trek...

I am talking about the bike in question: Trek Emonda SLR 6
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-18, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By Elvir

I just obtained a TREK SLR6 and put about 375...

I just obtained a TREK SLR6 and put about 375 miles on it. I will tell you that it is a very rough bike. I personally love it as its what I want, but its extremely twitchy and harsh. 50+ mile...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,677
Posted By Elvir

Ive been noticing a lot of these Aliexpress...

Ive been noticing a lot of these Aliexpress sellers offer different hubs. One of the options being the DT240s. Are these the real DT swiss hubs or also some type of replica. Reason I ask is...
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