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04-26-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,174
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i run 40 or 42(the label says 40, the stamp says...

i run 40 or 42(the label says 40, the stamp says 42) irc mythos tires w/big side knobs w/plenty of clearance. my fork has a 1" steerer if that matters
03-03-15, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By zzzwillzzz

no that's not the issue, without upgrade points...

no that's not the issue, without upgrade points attendance was dwindling and not enough racers to cover the costs of putting on the race
01-19-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,985
Posted By zzzwillzzz

why not have two sets of wheels? no compromises...

why not have two sets of wheels? no compromises for dirt or pavement and just a couple of minutes to change wheelsets
Replies: 11
Views: 7,239
Posted By zzzwillzzz

+1 on the michelins. also try the vittoria...

+1 on the michelins. also try the vittoria rubinos. the 25s aren't as big as the michelin's but also come in 28s and a lot cheaper too.
03-27-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,887
Posted By zzzwillzzz

no. the saying in training circles is 'live...

no.
the saying in training circles is 'live high, train low'. living at altitude will build more red blood cells but you can't train as hard since there is less oxygen so you can't work your...
03-27-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,887
Posted By zzzwillzzz

it takes two to three weeks for your body to...

it takes two to three weeks for your body to adjust to the altitude. once you arrive at altitude you body starts the process of acclimatizing, you are worse off fitness wise in the middle off the...
03-27-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,887
Posted By zzzwillzzz

you are better off showing up fri night rather...

you are better off showing up fri night rather than thurs if the event is sat morn.
03-27-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,887
Posted By zzzwillzzz

you mean altitude as opposed to elevation. right...

you mean altitude as opposed to elevation. right or wrong when we refer to elevation we mean the amount of vertical gain on the ride whereas altitude refers more to how high the ride occurs.
...
01-21-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By zzzwillzzz

thank me later. ...

thank me later.
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3945349
01-20-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By zzzwillzzz

topanga will have the most traffic as it is a...

topanga will have the most traffic as it is a commuter route. mulholland should be good, stunt and piuma will have minimal traffic.
01-06-14, 11:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,424
Posted By zzzwillzzz

lame and lame on both ends. this is why i don't...

lame and lame on both ends. this is why i don't bother w/co2
get a frame pump and be self-sufficient.
11-21-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By zzzwillzzz

yes. magnets are strong so you get the notchy...

yes. magnets are strong so you get the notchy feel.
11-08-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By zzzwillzzz

both tires you suggested look better than what...

both tires you suggested look better than what you have for that descent. my suggestion is to find the biggest tires that will fit the frame to give you as much flotation as possible. if 700x38s fit,...
11-02-13, 01:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,299
Posted By zzzwillzzz

here's an 800 lumen generator light ...

here's an 800 lumen generator light
http://www.competitivecyclist.com/exposure-revo-dynamo-light?ti=UExQIENhdDpMaWdodHM6MToxNDpjY0NhdDEwMDA0Ng
07-30-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,305
Posted By zzzwillzzz

he was mad that you called it 'dump truck hill',...

he was mad that you called it 'dump truck hill', everyone knows it's proper name is Trash Truck Hill.

i wouldn't worry about it, if you are, ride with someone slower
07-25-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By zzzwillzzz

here's my route: ...

here's my route:
http://app.strava.com/activities/26250397
Replies: 20
Views: 2,610
Posted By zzzwillzzz

for 32mm tires try the serfas tuonos, i've had...

for 32mm tires try the serfas tuonos, i've had good luck w/them on my tandem and cross bike. relatively light and reasonably priced.
07-07-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By zzzwillzzz

points stage races are awesome. a lazy...

points stage races are awesome.
a lazy sprinter like me can lose the tt by 3 minutes and still win the gc by winning the crit and the rr.
07-07-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By zzzwillzzz

never heard that rumor, i remember reading scott...

never heard that rumor, i remember reading scott berryman had 28" thighs. might have been 26" rather than 36"
07-07-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By zzzwillzzz

+1

+1
07-04-13, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i grew up riding in the worst traffic l.a. has to...

i grew up riding in the worst traffic l.a. has to offer and ride many places most people won't. i wouldn't ride the 154. i'd the the refugio route cuz i love riding the road bike in the dirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By zzzwillzzz

as the others have said, go with a new cassette...

as the others have said, go with a new cassette with an 11, then if you need more swap the 48 chainring to a 50
07-02-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i'd love to try the tapo canyon thing but i'm...

i'd love to try the tapo canyon thing but i'm almost completely certain that there are gates. and it's not the thing to try on a whim
07-02-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By zzzwillzzz

foothill has a very short steep little hill and...

foothill has a very short steep little hill and narrow and usually not to much traffic except at rush hour in the evening when everyone is heading north to home.
07-01-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By zzzwillzzz

here's two routes, not that much more climbing by...

here's two routes, not that much more climbing by taking bouquet
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2788099
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2788120
07-01-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By zzzwillzzz

just keep replying in this thread and you'll get...

just keep replying in this thread and you'll get there.
bouquet probably has the best scenery and most shade of any of the routes to palmdale
07-01-13, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By zzzwillzzz

that's one way. but i like my way better. take...

that's one way. but i like my way better. take bouquet canyon all the way north, make a right on elizabeth lake road for about half a mile. left on godde hill road, becomes 60th st west.

it kinda...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By zzzwillzzz

if you're going to invoke his name you'd better...

if you're going to invoke his name you'd better spell it right. eddy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,777
Posted By zzzwillzzz

don't worry as your first group ride and that...

don't worry as your first group ride and that it's a no-drop ride there will be a lot less pacelining/pulling/drafting than you imagine. it will be more loose and less organized than that, i'm...
06-18-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By zzzwillzzz

and?

and?
Replies: 300
Views: 104,155
Posted By zzzwillzzz

Make: Fuji Model: Track Elite MSRP: $4749 ...

Make: Fuji
Model: Track Elite
MSRP: $4749
URL: http://www.fujibikes.com/bike/details/track_elite

Make: Fuji
Model: Track 1.1
MSRP: $1269
URL: http://www.fujibikes.com/bike/details/track_11
Forum: Touring
06-15-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By zzzwillzzz

+1,000,000. but if you've already gone this...

+1,000,000.
but if you've already gone this far get the alloy rims.
06-15-13, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,816
Posted By zzzwillzzz

+1

+1
06-13-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 728
Posted By zzzwillzzz

actually you have 6 choices, like you i am a 45+...

actually you have 6 choices, like you i am a 45+ cat3. i wish i had a little more warning, it would almost be worth the drive from socal to do a 35+ 3/4 and a 45+ 3/4. i guess i'll have to keep a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,197
Posted By zzzwillzzz

the kcnc looks ok, i don't think it was around...

the kcnc looks ok, i don't think it was around when i did the praxis, but the kcnc doesn't do the spreading collet like the praxis does and might rely more on the side force of the face of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,197
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i recently purchased a cannondale supersix hi-mod...

i recently purchased a cannondale supersix hi-mod w/bb30 but am using my old dura-ace 7800 cranks for now, so i had the dilemma as you. i went with the praxis, it's super, a great piece of equipment...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By zzzwillzzz

would the 50 work on the inside since i'm...

would the 50 work on the inside since i'm assuming it was designed as an outside ring. you'd have to flip it around so the recessed part was on the insidie for the chainring bolts and the pin at the...
Forum: Touring
05-23-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By zzzwillzzz

it's not a big deal, the brake will work fine,...

it's not a big deal, the brake will work fine, ride it and see
04-30-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,681
Posted By zzzwillzzz

now you're just making stuff up otherwise i...

now you're just making stuff up

otherwise i agree as another one who rides both
04-29-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By zzzwillzzz

what's local? if we don't know what area you...

what's local?
if we don't know what area you are in it's hard to give any recommendations.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,979
Posted By zzzwillzzz

disagree. i expect anyone traveling at near the...

disagree. i expect anyone traveling at near the same speed to draft, if they half a clue that they know wtf they are doing
04-19-13, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i've done it a few times, didn't see any racers...

i've done it a few times, didn't see any racers when i went. starts as one group and there are two different distances, i think that they do the same ride most of the time but i could be wrong. their...
03-29-13, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i use ridewithgps.com to create the route and...

i use ridewithgps.com to create the route and transfer it to bikeroutetoaster.com. ridewithgps is better with making routes in my opinion but when you upload it to a garmin 500 it puts the turn...
03-18-13, 06:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 32,845
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i've heard the 810 is really buggy, my local shop...

i've heard the 810 is really buggy, my local shop has had one returned by a customer and sent their stock back of 810s back.
Replies: 45
Views: 12,394
Posted By zzzwillzzz

justed borrowed a friend's gomadic, it works to...

justed borrowed a friend's gomadic, it works to charge and record at the same time on the 500
www.gomadic.com/garmin-edge-500-lithium-portable-battery-charger.html...
Replies: 45
Views: 12,394
Posted By zzzwillzzz

thanks, i tried making a cable by just cutting...

thanks, i tried making a cable by just cutting the green and white wires and leaving the red and black and using the same USB mini end socket, it would not put into peripheral mode but would not...
03-10-13, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By zzzwillzzz

i've had it both ways, one ride i had to stand...

i've had it both ways, one ride i had to stand the whole way and hold my bike since the train was so full and another some of our group got on but a couple of others were kicked off and had to wait...
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