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08-10-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By vader957

I was cruising on my fastroad at 17 mph but got...

I was cruising on my fastroad at 17 mph but got blasted by an army of roadies, they were probably doing 25+ mph. If you were riding a flat soft pavement you would probably be faster.
08-10-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By vader957

Maybe cannondale synapse flatbar ,BMC...

Maybe cannondale synapse flatbar ,BMC Alpenchallenge or canyon roadlite . I have a fastroad sl3 and several others here have Trek Fx or the Sirrus.
07-13-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,180,776
Posted By vader957

The one i have on mine is selle royal respiro. ...

The one i have on mine is selle royal respiro. That with some padded shorts while running at 55-60 psi, I am worried that the bike has become too comfortable.
07-08-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,888
Posted By vader957

No, i was dropped by some superfit guy riding an...

No, i was dropped by some superfit guy riding an MTB on flat, I was on my road bike. I thought that was bad but later I was destroyed by some girl riding a fixie. I had plenty on gears, she had only...
07-04-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 2,180,776
Posted By vader957

2019 Giant fastroad SL3 --My new addiction, rides...

2019 Giant fastroad SL3 --My new addiction, rides like a dream!
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07-04-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,014
Posted By vader957

The aluminum frame probably has better component....

The aluminum frame probably has better component. In the entry-level carbon, a lot of corners were cut to make it affordable. I would only go with carbon if i plan on upgrading the parts over time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By vader957

The specialized is riskier, used probably mean...

The specialized is riskier, used probably mean its been drop a few time and it may have some battle scar. The Giant defy 3 appears to run tiagra. For that kind of $$ i would also consider a used...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,467
Posted By vader957

sweet ride

sweet ride
07-04-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,662
Posted By vader957

In my opinion tires at reduce air pressured and...

In my opinion tires at reduce air pressured and saddle makes the most noticeable difference. Anything else is just minor improvement or weight weenie upgrade.
07-03-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,366
Posted By vader957

Used to but forced to drive again due to job...

Used to but forced to drive again due to job relocation, hate driving and filling the tank ugh...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,387
Posted By vader957

After every ride. If i sense i went over...

After every ride. If i sense i went over something sharp, later that day I would deflate the tire to take it out. It probably makes no sense but i'm kind of ocd about flats
07-03-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,835
Posted By vader957

The one with the cable lock.

The one with the cable lock.
07-03-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,821
Posted By vader957

I do, it does make my saddle even more...

I do, it does make my saddle even more comfortable.
07-03-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,798
Posted By vader957

One the road, yes. On the sidewalk, no.

One the road, yes. On the sidewalk, no.
06-24-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By vader957

My giant fastroad sl3 weight 23 pound, anything...

My giant fastroad sl3 weight 23 pound, anything lighter is road bike territory. Bought mine new for 720, after switching saddle it rides like a dream. I can cruise at 17 mph with ease and great...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By vader957

I don't worry about it. My chain usually stretch...

I don't worry about it. My chain usually stretch around 1k miles. In my area it rains half the year, i think chains can take it.
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