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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 622
Posted By mgopack42

DUH! that is the real reason anyone buys it! I...

DUH! that is the real reason anyone buys it! I wanted to have the ability to use the hood buttons, I have them programmed for single, double and long press, giving me 6 Garmin actions from the 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,277
Posted By mgopack42

While light weight really doesn't matter to me (...

While light weight really doesn't matter to me ( I carry a lot of extra weight around my waist) there is something about a light bike that seems to be ingrained in the culture. I recently purchased...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,682
Posted By mgopack42

You didn't mention your budget (or I missed it)....

You didn't mention your budget (or I missed it). I just bought an Argon Krypton Pro. box stock full: Ultegra DI2, HED carbon wheels, and a listed weight (I dont weigh my bikes, I am the weight...
08-25-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,720
Posted By mgopack42

Hey Rizaa I do know that the dropout are...

Hey Rizaa I do know that the dropout are perfectly aligned (I set them with my Park dropout alignment tools) so if you just put a slightly wider hub in there, and do the trigonometry, the out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,133
Posted By mgopack42

To me, how the bike looks is a distant second to...

To me, how the bike looks is a distant second to how it fits and rides. I just got a bike that has a style and finish that I don't really care for (matte black, with sloping top tube and dropped seat...
08-23-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By mgopack42

No problem. After I saw you were looking for...

No problem. After I saw you were looking for black stuff, in the 3Rensho pot, I quick switched to the sales forum to post. after I posted, I went back to see that gorgeous 3Rensho some more, and...
08-23-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By mgopack42

Black 90 mm 3TTT Record 84 stem.

Let me know if interested. Price is open, since I have no idea...
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08-23-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By mgopack42

WolfgangVerne I have a 90 mm 3TTT record 84...

WolfgangVerne
I have a 90 mm 3TTT record 84 stem if interested, this stem was bought NIB last year, and used for about 300 miles by me. I can follow with pics if interested.
08-19-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,002
Posted By mgopack42

My 60th birthday present to me! Argon 18 Krypton...

My 60th birthday present to me! Argon 18 Krypton Pro. I still haven't decided it I can keep this saddle....
08-17-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,795
Posted By mgopack42

Seat post is 26.8, so I "think" this is Aelle....

Seat post is 26.8, so I "think" this is Aelle. not a tubing sticker in sight! I did try a 27.0 post, and it was a NO-GO for sure.
08-17-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By mgopack42

I just got some new tires from Biketiresdirect...

I just got some new tires from Biketiresdirect last week... took a couple of days only. They are my go to for tires ans tubes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By mgopack42

Cleat replacements are pretty pricey. the...

Cleat replacements are pretty pricey. the plastic (normal) triangular cleat, and then they want you to buy a new engaging hook with each new cleat change. i used to buy those like once every 2 or 3...
08-13-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,795
Posted By mgopack42

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I also have the more period correct white brake hoods (two sets),...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By mgopack42

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You can see why they are so good at puncturing a tire. They are natures...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By mgopack42

DUH...Los Banos! more like the toilet of CA, but...

DUH...Los Banos! more like the toilet of CA, but I have lived in worse places.half way between Monterey and Fresno basically! Cant wait until the wife gets a job in the central coast area, so we...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By mgopack42

Well, like i said, new bike, riding stock. when...

Well, like i said, new bike, riding stock. when i get the new tires, I will set it up that way. usually works. I guess i can go to road tubeless, but even just using tubes and sealant, I hate the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19,623
Views: 4,178,036
Posted By mgopack42

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Argon 18 Krypton pro.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By mgopack42

I usually just add sealant to my tubes. Just buy...

I usually just add sealant to my tubes. Just buy tubes with removable cores, and best of both worlds. I was enjoying the nice supple tires (Challenge paris Roubaix) on my new bike so I was waiting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By mgopack42

Goat Head Season

I guess it is here in central California. I got a flat on my rear, slow leaker, and pulled the remnants of a goat head from the tire tread area. then about 3 miles further up the road, I got a...
08-06-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 737
Posted By mgopack42

I have a 1994 Allez (not comp or pro or any...

I have a 1994 Allez (not comp or pro or any modifier) that came with a full Campagnolo Ergo Stratus group set. I've since lost the cranks, FR and RR ders. to "upgrade" to a racing T triple setup. I...
08-04-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7,488
Views: 1,933,630
Posted By mgopack42

Zaskar LE

Zaskar LE (?) that I bought from an old room mate. ball burnished frame, and funky NoLeen forks. stolen in a move from east coast to west coast, never to be seen again! The guy I bought it from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By mgopack42

NBD - Argon 18 Krypton Pro

Picked it up Saturday, and got 2 rides for a total of 70(ish) miles this weekend,
A couple of quick pics, and I will get something more out there when I have a bit of time... first impressions,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By mgopack42

OldGlory So far so good. I need to write a NBD...

OldGlory So far so good. I need to write a NBD post for it, i have just been too busy. I want to like the Prologo saddle, but 70 miles into it, I am reasonably sure it and I will not get along. When...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By mgopack42

Also bear in mind that Castelli and Sportful is...

Also bear in mind that Castelli and Sportful is the same company. They sell both at the factory outlet I was in Fonzaso IT, so they may be a branding difference only?
I have a pair of Castelli...
07-24-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,030
Posted By mgopack42

Classtime better be careful; that bike will have...

Classtime better be careful; that bike will have 2 of the 4 things you don't do! my first bike with either disks or electronic shifting... I am going to the dark side! next it will be an E-bike, I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By mgopack42

OldGlory what did you decide on? I am...

OldGlory what did you decide on? I am revisiting this thread, because Saturday is NBD for me! i am getting super excited to finally get the new machine, almost 2 months later.
07-23-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,030
Posted By mgopack42

And I was just about to start my 10 week training...

And I was just about to start my 10 week training program to get ready for this one (out of purely stubborn optimism). now i can save it for next spring! I will still take my Masi out to keep it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By mgopack42

could it be resistance from the cables where they...

could it be resistance from the cables where they cross under the stem? Maybe when flipping the stem you altered the relationship between the housings and the frame?
07-16-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By mgopack42

I love the chain stay-less frame... old school...

I love the chain stay-less frame... old school weight wienie.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,252
Posted By mgopack42

A lot of people I ride with have that set up,...

A lot of people I ride with have that set up, Using a 4 x 4 inch square of microfiber cloth.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,954
Posted By mgopack42

I tried to beat the heat Sunday, but i went...

I tried to beat the heat Sunday, but i went longer than I thought / started later than was optimal....But as others have said,it is a DRY heat....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By mgopack42

I think that you are getting slope % and degree...

I think that you are getting slope % and degree confused. slope % is the feet of rise you have for each 100 feet of travel. so a 13 % slope would be 13 feet of rise for each 100 feet of travel. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,096
Posted By mgopack42

AKA "Tasty Flying Protein Snacks"!

AKA "Tasty Flying Protein Snacks"!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,303
Posted By mgopack42

We just bought the Lazer Z1 MIPS. The retention...

We just bought the Lazer Z1 MIPS. The retention system is different than most, and my wife and I feel like they are the most comfortable helmets we have ever worn. you can buy a snap on "aeroshell"...
07-07-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,030
Posted By mgopack42

I agree with rccardr and Spaghetti Legs on the...

I agree with rccardr and Spaghetti Legs on the point of risk and likelihood of this happening. I Just wanted to have a little something to look forward to, even if it is faux excitement! If I feel...
07-06-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,030
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah that was me. It seems like you should read...

Yeah that was me. It seems like you should read the post you are adding to, HUH?
anyway to repeat here:


Hey everyone!
It is 12 weeks before the new Eroica CA schedule weekend. I am starting...
07-06-20, 03:35 PM
07-06-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,623
Posted By mgopack42

Hey everyone! It is 12 weeks before the new...

Hey everyone!
It is 12 weeks before the new Eroica CA schedule weekend. I am starting a 10 week training plan later this month so I am sure to be ready. Let's all be optimistic, and I will see...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By mgopack42

Saturday i took a short but hard ride, attacking...

Saturday i took a short but hard ride, attacking the one hill available to me.
On Sunday, I invoked rule #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) and rule #5...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,409
Posted By mgopack42

I had the Power pod on my bike for a couple of...

I had the Power pod on my bike for a couple of years. for a long time it gave data that made sense. where it fell short was when trying to do structured intervals on windy days. the power would...
06-25-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By mgopack42

IIRC, "aircraft stripper is methyene chloride...

IIRC, "aircraft stripper is methyene chloride based.. toxic, corrosive to skin, carcinogen, etc. may not be available where you live depending on the regulations. It is gel based and works well...
06-25-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,324
Posted By mgopack42

Here are my two: ...

Here are my two:
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My wife's recently replaced Fondriest Carb Level...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,501
Posted By mgopack42

I was unprepared when I attempted Haleakala. ...

I was unprepared when I attempted Haleakala. made it to the 5000' sign,and it was getting cold and misty, and I was tired, so I went back. next time I will be sure to dial in my fitness better.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,501
Posted By mgopack42

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Monte Grappa in the Dolomites. I was with a group, but being the oldest and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By mgopack42

Thanks all for the help. I love tech, and having...

Thanks all for the help. I love tech, and having all my data captured, so I guess this is a must to capture my gearing and shifting data. leo95se , this is a new bike, comes with DI2. I haven't seen...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By mgopack42

AHHH I never would have gotten that from reading...

AHHH I never would have gotten that from reading the instructions. Poor indeed. thanks sfrider :foo::thumb::)

EDIT:
So, one last (maybe) question. To use the top buttons and to get the gearing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,532
Posted By mgopack42

Jungleland Check your homeowner insurance. they...

Jungleland Check your homeowner insurance. they may fill the gap pretty well (minus your deductible). can hurt to ask, and to review yoru coverage while you are at it, you may have other coverage...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By mgopack42

SOOO why does the EW-RS910 have blue tooth...

SOOO why does the EW-RS910 have blue tooth instructions? AND, can all of the things I am asking about setting up be done via PC connection to the BCR 2 (cannot find info about this one)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By mgopack42

DI2 newbie... Boy do I have questions

Do I need EW-WU111 with EW-RS910 to have the ability to use the features of the Garmin? I see the EW-RS910 junction A has blue tooth. Can I use the Ultegra 8050(?) shifters "hidden" button to (for...
06-18-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,669
Posted By mgopack42

OH, PURTY!! too bad about the dent. As...

OH, PURTY!! too bad about the dent.
As stated above, my size, but not my price (or the right time for that matter).
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