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Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,097
Posted By Campag4life

Honestly, there are no losers in your list. They...

Honestly, there are no losers in your list. They are all excellent and have a big following. What you will need to do is make a priority list if you want to decide 'parametrically' what you desire...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,234
Posted By Campag4life

What do you believe the benefit of the Zero's are...

What do you believe the benefit of the Zero's are over the 3's or the Zonda?...other than twice the price and a harsher ride?
Not disputing they aren't great wheels but Zero's are knocking on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,234
Posted By Campag4life

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I just went thru the same thing. What value priced wheelset to get? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,804
Posted By Campag4life

In bold...insightful post. Reason is both I...

In bold...insightful post. Reason is both I believe. Kind of a motorcycle practice...except no common master cylinder and motorcycles have no brake cables....master cylinder on motorcycles located...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,341
Posted By Campag4life

Glad its just you and not me or pro's who...

Glad its just you and not me or pro's who sometimes choose to race and train with clip on aero bars including on the biggest world stage at the highest speed.

I have no problem with them nor do...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,368
Posted By Campag4life

As the poll reflects OP, black cages is probably...

As the poll reflects OP, black cages is probably your best option and won't subtract from the lines of the bike. Cool bike btw.

I saw a review of a GCN guy showing off his Madone and he had the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,804
Posted By Campag4life

I personally wouldn't opt for it, but Giant put a...

I personally wouldn't opt for it, but Giant put a fair amount of effort into developing it for cross compatibility between mechanical shifters and hydraulic brakes.

OP...if ordering a new bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,052
Posted By Campag4life

Thanks Puma. I really like it and have somewhat...

Thanks Puma. I really like it and have somewhat broad taste in paint schemes. When I saw the frame on ebay and contacted the seller and he told me the bike was built briefly and the frame really...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,052
Posted By Campag4life

Ben thank you. Wonderful story. Old school. Love...

Ben thank you. Wonderful story. Old school. Love it. I know with some its steel and others its Ti. I totally get it. You will laugh but I love my new Al Allez which I basically stripped to the frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,052
Posted By Campag4life

Totally get what you wrote. Sometimes you meet...

Totally get what you wrote. Sometimes you meet Goldilocks. Perhaps no surprise our two bikes were similar, both with endurance geometry.
I have a good friend and strong rider my age that just...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Campag4life

I too opt for about the same ratio of tops, hoods...

I too opt for about the same ratio of tops, hoods to drops. A good combo. :)
But...and you likely know this...drops are not the most aero position for a better rider....hoods are with torso well...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Campag4life

First answer is no. Same reason KOPS is a bit of...

First answer is no. Same reason KOPS is a bit of a myth. Aggregate leg length more portents statistically overall body height. As Steve Hogg pointed out, torso projection is huge for amount of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,018
Posted By Campag4life

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Congrats Pulsify,
Good move and well done. You look and write like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Campag4life

Lemond's formula doesn't work for me. To me, its...

Lemond's formula doesn't work for me. To me, its a pretty flawed equation on many levels. Hip and hamstring flexibility...what Hogg calls 'functionality' or range of motion from rider to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Campag4life

Balance test or method is often discussed and...

Balance test or method is often discussed and even brought up in Stegg Hogg's excellent article. Reality is...and Chi touched up this...varies by rider...even riders the same size.

Size, power and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Campag4life

Honestly, Rube touched upon it in another thread....

Honestly, Rube touched upon it in another thread. No right or wrong...maybe at the margins when it comes to fit. Let's take Boonen who is even shorter than you..or big George Hincappie...both smaller...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

And his drops were usable...unlike...sorry you....

And his drops were usable...unlike...sorry you. Point of commenting on your bike you elected to post. Btw, I will now post one of my bikes that I currently have on the stand for quick cleaning and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,196
Posted By Campag4life

No guys. Don't have to go custom to get a...

No guys. Don't have to go custom to get a threaded BB. Nor if picking the right PF BB...PF30, BB30 or what I currently own...Cervelo's BBright...will it creak. No because these BB's have available...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

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I wasn't berating him. He berated me for offering advice.

Basic courtesy.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

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We can further dissect your pathology if you like, but you have already shown a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

You are twisting things 'again'. Make you feel...

You are twisting things 'again'. Make you feel bad about it? Ridiculous and insulting. You insult me for trying to help you.

I should have taken the lesson of my golf pro when I was a little kid....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,196
Posted By Campag4life

No concern, because it doesn't matter is all....

No concern, because it doesn't matter is all. Just setting the record straight. Your perception. But we have to make sure we are talking about a given BB. I presume you are talking about BSA aka...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

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Why the comments Torquer? Simple. You defaced Ernesto's master due to needless...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,196
Posted By Campag4life

You maybe guilty of good imagination. If you are...

You maybe guilty of good imagination. If you are talking a threaded BB, it doesn't matter. Each side is independent of the other.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

Since you didn't appreciate my advice, let me...

Since you didn't appreciate my advice, let me agree with you then. In bold above. Yes, that stack of spacers is hideous. Mona Lisa with a moustache...lol.
Glad we could come to terms and agree. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

You don't have to be a hunchback. You need to...

You don't have to be a hunchback. You need to work on your position and rotate your hips at the saddle and straighten your lumbar which will require you need more and not less reach. Your effective...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

You make many good points but you can have both a...

You make many good points but you can have both a good hood and drop position simultaneously. Reach is the aggregate of horizontal and vertical components. Your issue is...you bar is too high and too...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,196
Posted By Campag4life

Epic fail. But keep trying. :D

Epic fail. But keep trying. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By Campag4life

I agree with your well stated post and for those...

I agree with your well stated post and for those reasons I personally have not taken the TT bike plunge. I am not riding against the clock or TT's tho. I ride with a ton of riders on TT bikes on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

Wow, pre 2009 Campy. Colnago's have such...

Wow, pre 2009 Campy. Colnago's have such distinctive paint work. Beautiful.
If the paint is good on the bike, I wouldn't take it near a gravel road...me personally. :)

A finer point is...I often...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By Campag4life

You said it best.

You said it best.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Campag4life

Liability maybe an impediment, but as a dutiful...

Liability maybe an impediment, but as a dutiful father, my suggestion is to get some of the hotter girls involved from school to be part of the riding club. This will help keep him motivated. ;)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,861
Posted By Campag4life

I will register my vote for BB7 hate. Throw in...

I will register my vote for BB7 hate. Throw in BB5 too. One sided piston actuation...fixed other pad. They suck for adjustment and don't stop that great.
If going disc and putting up the maintenance...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By Campag4life

You're a goner. I have a question for you from...

You're a goner.
I have a question for you from the grave. I don't even notice a change to my breathing on the bike until my HR hits about 165 bpm or so. Does this mean I have the fitness of an...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,196
Posted By Campag4life

Good catch. Even the Tarmac 'Expert' model rim...

Good catch. Even the Tarmac 'Expert' model rim brake bike with DA...SL5...is offered with threaded BB. Good on Specialized. Of course, easier for them because they never drank the wide shell BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 178,184
Posted By Campag4life

A beauty BlueFalcon. What series frame?

A beauty BlueFalcon. What series frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,861
Posted By Campag4life

In bold above, you haven't been around many auto...

In bold above, you haven't been around many auto repair shops...lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By Campag4life

On safe roads, I sometimes pull in front of the...

On safe roads, I sometimes pull in front of the group in that position for the reasons you ascribe OP...can get my back flatter.

What I do personally is hand jive:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,277
Posted By Campag4life

Have to be a bit careful about stereotypes of...

Have to be a bit careful about stereotypes of wheels and yes, tires and pressure is a bigger factor but wheels vary in stiffness certainly even with same materials.
One thought is...deep carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,018
Posted By Campag4life

You must understand, this rider has to be in this...

You must understand, this rider has to be in this position to be most efficient. Santa has to make his rounds quickly or some kids are disappointed on Christmas.
I honestly applaud this tenacity as...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,052
Posted By Campag4life

Yes, certainly rideable and will moving forward....

Yes, certainly rideable and will moving forward. In fact, debating how long before I walk into the bike shop with my original sales receipt of the frameset and show it to them for their assessment....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,052
Posted By Campag4life

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By Campag4life

Agree and good point. I presumed he could get his...

Agree and good point. I presumed he could get his aero bar low enough...but maybe this isn't so and perhaps even generally the case that clip on's can't be set as low as a standard TT fit on a TT...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,861
Posted By Campag4life

I explained it. :) Further, level of affluence...

I explained it. :)
Further, level of affluence affects capacity of junior to go out in the garage and build something. Gen X'ers by and large have been richer raised by Boomer's who have given them...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By Campag4life

Depends how much you want to improve your...

Depends how much you want to improve your standing in that weekly 16K plus.

I will say based upon my experience of knowing many that own TT bikes...me never wanting one...it is probably the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,196
Posted By Campag4life

Wilier is a hell of a bike. Completely agree...

Wilier is a hell of a bike. Completely agree about disc brakes..but neither of live in the mountains. :)

You have a pic of your Ti bike? Custom frame or off the shelf? How much more does it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Campag4life

Do you plan to build it yourself at home? If so,...

Do you plan to build it yourself at home? If so, I hope you post some pics of the process. A fair amount of disc brake lovers on the forum who may appreciate seeing how the brakes and/or Di2 get...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,196
Posted By Campag4life

Different schools Deacon. For example I want to...

Different schools Deacon. For example I want to ride carbon versus steel or Ti. I also like Al. I prefer a threaded BB like you do and still own them on a couple of bikes but won't let a given BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Campag4life

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Campag4life

No. In the Specialized product line, only the...

No. In the Specialized product line, only the Venge has this capability.
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