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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19,840
Views: 4,314,354
Posted By Sojodave

The Michelin Power Road 28s have been great so...

The Michelin Power Road 28s have been great so far. I think they roll well, super comfortable, and easy to take off and put on.
02-17-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Sojodave

I don't know if this answers your question, but...

I don't know if this answers your question, but longer stems are more stable and shorter stems are more twitchy. I wouldn't worry about hiding the front hub view. Do what feels comfortable or get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,151
Posted By Sojodave

I think disc brakes are better...oh wait, I...

I think disc brakes are better...oh wait, I thought we were still arguing about rim vs disc brakes. Carry on.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,800
Posted By Sojodave

This guy put a sticker on his Swat box to make...

This guy put a sticker on his Swat box to make people think he's riding an e-bike...:lol:...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,800
Posted By Sojodave

It could be worse......

It could be worse......
02-11-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Sojodave

Real men have more hardware in their leg than...

Real men have more hardware in their leg than Home Depot....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By Sojodave

https://www.ciclovation.com/pro.php?m=l&f=78&cid=7...

https://www.ciclovation.com/pro.php?m=l&f=78&cid=78
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By Sojodave

There is a Facebook group for Roubaix owners. I...

There is a Facebook group for Roubaix owners. I posted a poll on what spring people use that have a Future Shock with springs. The majority said they use the black(medium) spring and the second was...
02-05-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sojodave

I am building up a Roubaix Pro frame with R11...

I am building up a Roubaix Pro frame with R11 carbon. I asked a Roubaix group on Facebook what the difference was between R11 and R10 frame, they said it was about a pound. A pound may not sound...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,943
Posted By Sojodave

From what I understand, the difference between an...

From what I understand, the difference between an R11 frame and an r10 frame is about a pound. S-works frames use R12.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19,840
Views: 4,314,354
Posted By Sojodave

Everyone needs a blingy top cap ...

Everyone needs a blingy top cap
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12-18-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,169
Posted By Sojodave

I'm 59 and this has been my ride. I'm building...

I'm 59 and this has been my ride. I'm building up a Specialized Roubaix, but I'm having a problem getting parts because of Covid. FYI, this was before I changed the seatpost...:)...
12-07-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 672,318
Posted By Sojodave

My Fezzari Fore CR3 Di2 ...

My Fezzari Fore CR3 Di2
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12-07-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,657
Posted By Sojodave

I'm both a Fred and a Snob. I guess that puts me...

I'm both a Fred and a Snob. I guess that puts me at a 5.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,648
Posted By Sojodave

Getting T-boned by a 17-year-old going 40mph...

Getting T-boned by a 17-year-old going 40mph while he was on his phone texting. I broke my right ankle on both sides, tibia/fibula/shoulder and 14 staples in my head because my helmet somehow came...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,719
Posted By Sojodave

Great, does this mean Russian hackers are going...

Great, does this mean Russian hackers are going to find out how slow I am?
07-15-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sojodave

I had a friend give me a Brooks C17 Carved...

I had a friend give me a Brooks C17 Carved saddle. It was winter, and I put it on my bike while it was on the trainer. I thought it looked huge compared to my Power saddle and it weighed twice as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,013
Posted By Sojodave

In June of 2017, I got t-boned by a car going...

In June of 2017, I got t-boned by a car going 40mph. I was on a 107 mile group ride and I probably had 60 riders ride up on me and see my pitiful situation. It threw me 50 feet (Man Dad, you must...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,328
Posted By Sojodave

I bought a new Garmin 830 because it had...

I bought a new Garmin 830 because it had re-routing capabilities so I wouldn't get lost on group rides...I guess there are no group rides in 2020...DOH!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By Sojodave

Did you slam dance on the pedals???...:)

Did you slam dance on the pedals???...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By Sojodave

According to bicyclerollingresistance.com, the...

According to bicyclerollingresistance.com, the Gator Hardshells have more protection, but the also have higher rolling resistance. According to that website, The Conti gp 5000 have a 10 watt rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By Sojodave

When will the dollar stores come out with their...

When will the dollar stores come out with their bikes?
04-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,136
Posted By Sojodave

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZhWVZq2qUc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZhWVZq2qUc
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,603
Posted By Sojodave

I was a slow convert, but bibs are way more...

I was a slow convert, but bibs are way more comfortable than shorts especially on long rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,282
Posted By Sojodave

My suggestion is to not worry about your ftp and...

My suggestion is to not worry about your ftp and how fast you are riding. If I were you, I would concentrate on intervals and hill climbing three days a week and ride for fun the other days. I get...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,312
Posted By Sojodave

What's it like owning a road bike. You're always...

What's it like owning a road bike. You're always wondering how much faster you could have ridden if you would have just saved 20 grams.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,819
Posted By Sojodave

I posted this in another saddle thread. I hope...

I posted this in another saddle thread. I hope this helps.

I'm kind of embarrassed about how many short-nosed saddles I have had. I'm 6'4" 200 lbs with 130 sit bones. Here is my take on each...
02-08-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,992
Posted By Sojodave

I thought a superbike is when the frame color...

I thought a superbike is when the frame color matches your shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,656
Posted By Sojodave

I have 5 pairs of road shoes and I just ordered...

I have 5 pairs of road shoes and I just ordered some Giro Empire ACC in red...:D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,679
Posted By Sojodave

I rode a metric century and sucked wheels the...

I rode a metric century and sucked wheels the entire time. Didn't pull once...:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,679
Posted By Sojodave

While we are confessing... I own 5 saddles ...

While we are confessing...

I own 5 saddles
I own 6 pair of road shoes
I have 5 bibs and 8 pairs of shorts
I have 4 helmets
I have stems in every size

I have a problem...
12-28-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Sojodave

My shoulder took a ton of physical therapy and I...

My shoulder took a ton of physical therapy and I only feel it when I raise my arm to put on deodorant. The only other effect I have had from my shoulder is that I prefer narrower handlebars.
12-27-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Sojodave

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my...

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my bike. I broke my right ankle on both sides and broke my tibia/fibia/and my left shoulder. My come back has been rough. However, this year I rode over 3k...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19,840
Views: 4,314,354
Posted By Sojodave

Bontrager Aelous elite saddle. High hopes this...

Bontrager Aelous elite saddle. High hopes this is the one. ...
12-04-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,428
Posted By Sojodave

I tell my wife you're supposed to change your...

I tell my wife you're supposed to change your helmet every year...:lol:
10-22-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,498
Posted By Sojodave

I've regretted the 15 saddles that I bought so...

I've regretted the 15 saddles that I bought so far...and counting
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,207
Posted By Sojodave

I have a Fezzari Cr3 with Di2 and I stopped by...

I have a Fezzari Cr3 with Di2 and I stopped by their store in Lindon and saw the new Empires last week. The Empires are good looking bikes and they are one of the few bikes that have a one-piece...
10-03-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,411
Posted By Sojodave

I lost my dignity when I got dropped on a huge...

I lost my dignity when I got dropped on a huge paceline.

I've lost a few things including front light, rear blinky light, water bottle, mini-toolset, and a protein bar from my back pocket.
10-03-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,957
Posted By Sojodave

I ride because I would be a fat lard sitting on...

I ride because I would be a fat lard sitting on the couch gaining weight as we speak if it wasn't for cycling. That and I'm addicted
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,035
Posted By Sojodave

I was on a ride on Saturday and I saw a woman...

I was on a ride on Saturday and I saw a woman cyclists with two tubes out and frustration on her face. I yelled, "are you Ok?". She yelled, No. I stopped, gave her a tube and a CO2 cartridge and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,557
Posted By Sojodave

You were not out of line. I think the biggest...

You were not out of line. I think the biggest problem with pacelines is that there isn't enough communication.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 21,849
Posted By Sojodave

He forgot to mention that slam dancing on your...

He forgot to mention that slam dancing on your pedals adds more speed...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Sojodave

I've gone 1800 miles on GP 5000 clinchers without...

I've gone 1800 miles on GP 5000 clinchers without a flat...(this is my kiss of death)...:(
06-13-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,612
Posted By Sojodave

I'll admit it, I talk to cycling to everyone...

I'll admit it, I talk to cycling to everyone whether they like it or not. If somebody doesn't like it, they can fight me...:)
06-07-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,382
Posted By Sojodave

Remember, safety 3rd!

Remember, safety 3rd!
06-04-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,084
Posted By Sojodave

Three years ago, I was diagnosed as a type 2...

Three years ago, I was diagnosed as a type 2 Diabetic. I had an A1C of 8.9 and I weighed 250. I went low carb/high fat and took up cycling. I lost 50 lbs, and my last A1C was 4.7. I ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 28,177
Posted By Sojodave

How long does it take me to change a flat. 8...

How long does it take me to change a flat. 8 minutes at home with carbon wheels. When I have 20 riders watching me on a group ride...it takes me FOREEEEVVVVVEEEER
02-17-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,042
Posted By Sojodave

I had a Power Expert 155 and I had a professional...

I had a Power Expert 155 and I had a professional fit at a Specialized Dealer. The fitter said that the first 2/3rd of the saddle should be level and that allows for the back to be pushed against. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,140
Posted By Sojodave

Easton Ea90 SA are a great bargain. Weigh 1490...

Easton Ea90 SA are a great bargain. Weigh 1490 grams, 27mm high 19.5 internal width and 24.5 external width.
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