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10-12-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By sdmc530

So this computer really interested me. I have...

So this computer really interested me. I have been a Garmin person for years with no issues, but my young son is wanting a computer like dad. Knowing kids wreck things because that is what kids do...
10-05-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By sdmc530

Kapusta is correct....I would pass if this is all...

Kapusta is correct....I would pass if this is all they are giving you.
10-05-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By sdmc530

I'd pass.....house brand stuff is a crap shoot...

I'd pass.....house brand stuff is a crap shoot IMO......Who makes the stuff they sell? What names etc? Lots of info needed here to give an opinion really. Got any pics?
10-05-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By sdmc530

heck yes! My line up is: Gravel bike...

heck yes!

My line up is: Gravel bike Cannondale CaadX alum.....not one issue, road bike alum spec allez, not one issue, mt bike spec hard rock alum, not one issue! One carbon road bike by Argon...
09-30-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By sdmc530

a PR is a PR....gives you a reason to train...

a PR is a PR....gives you a reason to train harder to beat it again and again and again......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By sdmc530

Nice. I have two bikes with their cranks and...

Nice. I have two bikes with their cranks and rings and they are great IMO. CS i can only speak to as they helped me with questions but i had very positive communication with them so this quality...
09-17-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By sdmc530

I love my lake 160. As soon as they discontinued...

I love my lake 160. As soon as they discontinued that model I purchased a spare. I have not had a pair fit me as well as these. I am trying Sidi next. They feel good in the store.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,936
Posted By sdmc530

I am not old and I still DGAS! doping on...

I am not old and I still DGAS!

doping on Zwift is just dumb...I could care less who is doing what on there. I am there just to bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,068
Posted By sdmc530

Ultegra is good stuff for the price! 105 is...

Ultegra is good stuff for the price! 105 is awesome value that works. DA is just too damn much cash IMO
09-12-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,367
Posted By sdmc530

Sure do, have a coffee with the mech and sales...

Sure do, have a coffee with the mech and sales folks. Usually have a pastry around and I bring them in too. Its a great place to hang out and talk bikes.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

pfff this would be amazing but I don't think my...

pfff this would be amazing but I don't think my Cannondale dealer is doing this.

They would however rent me a bike of course......
09-09-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,374
Posted By sdmc530

I got a Specialized Hard Rock a couple years ago...

I got a Specialized Hard Rock a couple years ago for a few trips of gravel riding. Was $499 and been a good bike. Didn't want to spend 1K on a bike I wouldn't ride more than 500 miles a year. ...
09-08-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,186
Posted By sdmc530

Now where did i put that old flux capacitor? ;) ...

Now where did i put that old flux capacitor? ;)


when this first came out i was was really hoping this would come to fruition. Even though a salable market production model was still a unlikely...
09-08-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,186
Posted By sdmc530

So if this was a production bike it would last...

So if this was a production bike it would last one ride? Doesn’t Di2 batteries last hundreds of hours at a charge?

Look i am all about cool and concept designs and new ideas. But this...
09-07-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,186
Posted By sdmc530

Grey poupon only though. Anything else would be...

Grey poupon only though. Anything else would be uncivilized
09-07-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,186
Posted By sdmc530

Right! The one at eurobike was plugged...

Right!

The one at eurobike was plugged into a wall outlet to make it shift. Going to need one heck of a cord for riding LMAO
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,506
Posted By sdmc530

Ahhh beat me too it!!! Yes one local...

Ahhh beat me too it!!!



Yes one local club. Just a social club really but still a bicycle club nonetheless
09-07-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,727
Posted By sdmc530

Ford vs chevy really. I use garmin and...

Ford vs chevy really.

I use garmin and really like their stuff. Some like wahoo and that fine too.


Compare the pros and cons of both and what your looking to get out of a computer for...
09-07-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By sdmc530

I did a group ride a few years back and a local...

I did a group ride a few years back and a local person opened their home to rides for a rest stop. Had a biff right by the back door and it was a club ride type setting. He was not able to ride...
09-07-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,186
Posted By sdmc530

Here is a good video of it working. Now you can...

Here is a good video of it working. Now you can see them riding the system but not shifting while riding still. Driveshafts are not new, but this is a new concept. Just looks way over engineered...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By sdmc530

Run it!!!

Run it!!!
09-07-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,186
Posted By sdmc530

I am going to rant a bit...I am so tired of...

I am going to rant a bit...I am so tired of seeing that drivetrain in various states on a couple of bikes. I have seen it shifting and running but never in a real world application under load. I...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

Good to hear. When I sent an email to Cannondale...

Good to hear. When I sent an email to Cannondale HQ they told me when my forks were arriving at HQ then shipped to dealers. They have the recalls on a first come first serve basis so if your in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By sdmc530

Yep, for that cheap its not bad at all. I do...

Yep, for that cheap its not bad at all. I do have an extra BB in my tool box though just in case. I have OCD about stuff like that!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By sdmc530

One thing to remember is if you have a praxis...

One thing to remember is if you have a praxis crank set you have to use their bearings because of the M30 design they have. If you wanted to change bearings not a big deal in itself but then you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By sdmc530

Yeah not all LBS mechs are the same. I think the...

Yeah not all LBS mechs are the same. I think the torque setting on a praxis bb is 48-55 nm if I remember correctly but that is on a bsa threaded that is what have. I have had excellent luck with...
09-04-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,755
Posted By sdmc530

Same for me! I got it for a specific hills ride...

Same for me! I got it for a specific hills ride that was all on road riding and had lots of traffic. I spent more time trying to make it work than using it for its intended purpose. I just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By sdmc530

grease em (or thread lock what ever you like) and...

grease em (or thread lock what ever you like) and tighten them. Don't want any slippery sloppiness in cleats.....I have never put a torque wrench to a pedal cleat. Probably the ONLY bike bolt I...
09-03-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By sdmc530

I wish I could help you with some good flats...I...

I wish I could help you with some good flats...I have zero experience with them. I always ride with SPD-SL now and don't prefer to ride any other way.

good luck.....
09-03-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By sdmc530

I would love to be able to do something like...

I would love to be able to do something like this. I would do it over a years time....yep a year. Start in Maine or Washington in in the late spring and then ride though the south states during the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By sdmc530

I got a good chunk of weight on you and have...

I got a good chunk of weight on you and have never had any issues. I have praxis bb on two of my bikes and they are both running perfect after a few years.

Sorry...Have you reached out to...
09-02-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By sdmc530

I have the removable pads and straps in my helmet...

I have the removable pads and straps in my helmet and still don't remove to wash. I just use warm water and wash the whole thing at once every now and then. A mild soap and rinse well and hang dry. I...
09-02-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By sdmc530

I had this same thing happen two weeks ago. ...

I had this same thing happen two weeks ago. There is a shorter segment near my house and the KOM was 51 seconds. Its a bike path right next to a road. The road was closed one morning for road...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

Yep, that is my last case scenario....looking to...

Yep, that is my last case scenario....looking to borrow first if that doesn't pan out then I will probably rent.
09-01-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By sdmc530

dr. is correct, power meter is a truly measured. ...

dr. is correct, power meter is a truly measured. Before a powermeter I would take the number of calories Garmin said I burned I just cut it by 50%. I know that is lower but at least I was not...
09-01-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,603
Posted By sdmc530

I know it tough to justify sometimes to purchase...

I know it tough to justify sometimes to purchase a bike specific computer but coming from an iPhone set up back in the day and breaking one iPhone its way cheaper to get a whatever brand computer for...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

No doubt! I have 2 road bikes but only one CX...

No doubt! I have 2 road bikes but only one CX bike. Can't justify two CX bikes just don't ride it enough. Just so happens that I have a gravel trip planned the first week in October and this...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

My shop is looking for a fork that is close that...

My shop is looking for a fork that is close that also had disc brakes on it so I can use for the time being. One problem they have is they have 5 bikes in the shop waiting for forks.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

Your right! I think if I went to my LBS and said...

Your right! I think if I went to my LBS and said I want to ride my bike and made a fuss they would give it to me. However that brings up one other issue...lets say something happens. Then your LBS...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

TiHabanero your spot on, the defects are a small...

TiHabanero your spot on, the defects are a small percentage they just don't know what is bad. They are doing the right thing but just hate the slow return I guess.

I have other bikes but no...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

I really feel badly for the folks who didn't get...

I really feel badly for the folks who didn't get it right away. Sounds like this could take months if not a year to get all straightened out....CrAzY!
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

I got a form reply today too. I would be...

I got a form reply today too.

I would be riding my bike as well but my Cannondale dealer here said they would not even order the new fork unless they were holding my bike in shop for the...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

I did write a long email already and fired that...

I did write a long email already and fired that off. I will probably do a old school letter depending on what reply I get from online CS.

I am not angry about the recall, it happens. I am...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sdmc530

Cannondale CS stinks

So I am lucky enough to have a CaadX that was recalled due to failing forks. I took my bike to my LBS 33 days ago and they thought it would be a 3-4 week turn around. So Cannondale told them. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,002
Posted By sdmc530

Me too! I have a 50/34 and my 50/36 I don't...

Me too! I have a 50/34 and my 50/36 I don't have an issue climbing on ether version but am simply not strong enough for a lack of better words to use the 50 in the smaller cassette gears. I know...
08-28-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By sdmc530

wahoo has their issues as well...... a...

wahoo has their issues as well......

a company producing as many units as garmin/wahoo is bound to have some bad units out there. Return and get a new one.
08-24-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By sdmc530

Sorry, if you got a bad unit...its unfortunately...

Sorry, if you got a bad unit...its unfortunately probably not a easy/cheat fix. Its a giant pain. They aren't the fastest. But they will take care of you. I am a Garmin fan but they could do...
08-24-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By sdmc530

Did you reach out to Garmin CS? Seems like they...

Did you reach out to Garmin CS? Seems like they might to do some repairs inhouse unfortunately.
08-24-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By sdmc530

Rotor NoQ chainrings

Anybody have a Rotor noQ chainring? If you do any issues with it. Shifting working ok? I am not looking for some aero gain, or some super stiff ring or anything like that. I just think they look...
Forum: Recumbent
08-24-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By sdmc530

Was a fun watch. Many many years ago my dad took...

Was a fun watch. Many many years ago my dad took me to a cycling festival in Blaine, MN. We watched a velodrome race and they had a local collage engineering competition for bikes with full...
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