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10-27-16, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,721
Posted By mattave

Jump in it, you'll have a lot of fun! The one...

Jump in it, you'll have a lot of fun! The one thing I would recommend is learning how to dismount/remount somewhat smoothly. Not being able to do so makes your day a whole lot less fun, and can cause...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-16, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By mattave

Thanks! Do you think the R255's will have less...

Thanks! Do you think the R255's will have less toe overlap?

My saddle is currently pretty far forward (enough that I've considered getting a zero setback) so I wouldn't mind a steeper ST angle.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By mattave

Geometry Question - Lynskey

Hey Guys - I'm looking at upgrading my current alu frame with a Lynskey ti frame, and I was wondering if you could give me some advice on my options based on the numbers provided, and how I feel...
10-11-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,633
Posted By mattave

Tabata Intervals are what you want. ...

Tabata Intervals are what you want.

https://fascatcoaching.com/tips/tabata-intervals/
08-25-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By mattave

I would also recommend Forbidden Drive in Philly....

I would also recommend Forbidden Drive in Philly. Nice gravel/stone dust road along a beautiful creek Wissahickon Valley Park (Forbidden Drive) | Pennsylvania Trails | TrailLink.com...
05-09-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,618
Posted By mattave

Here's mine setup with a chinese carbon fork and...

Here's mine setup with a chinese carbon fork and some Clement PDX's. Sometimes I run the 41c Surly Knards on this, but they are a little on the large side for the 17mm wheels. Swapped the...
04-06-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By mattave

Thanks, I wasn't sure if there was an adjustment...

Thanks, I wasn't sure if there was an adjustment for calipers or not, I'll take a look. I'm building up a race wheelset so I'd like to have both working on the same bike. I guess I'm ordering a new...
04-06-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By mattave

Disc Brake Rotor Size Swapping

I'm sorry if this is a stupid question but do you need to adjust disc brake calipers when using different rotor sizes? If I accidentally got two 140mm rotors on my new CX wheelset but realized my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By mattave

To each his own. I actually don't mind it, but...

To each his own. I actually don't mind it, but the steath carbon look of the Nashbar is pretty classy. But Ultegra cranks will always look better than FSA :p
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By mattave

That's pretty much why I pulled the trigger. If...

That's pretty much why I pulled the trigger. If the bike falls apart I'll at least have some good components to move over!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By mattave

I was actually looking at this bike too, but...

I was actually looking at this bike too, but found another great deal here: 2015 DeGroot III sand (http://dealers.fitwellbikes.com/2015-DeGroot-III-sand-_p_10.html)

Full Ultegra (including...
12-01-15, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,860
Posted By mattave

So I told myself I wasn't going to, but I bought a new bike on Black Friday.

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2015 DeGroot III sand (http://dealers.fitwellbikes.com/2015-DeGroot-III-sand-_p_10.html)
deGroot III ? FitWell Bicycle Company (http://www.fitwellbikes.com/degrootiii)


This will be my...
Forum: Introductions
08-26-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By mattave

Thanks guys! The issue for me is that "fun" means...

Thanks guys! The issue for me is that "fun" means racing hard, beating people, and feeling like I'm not able to walk for extended periods of time.

That makes me worried that without keeping...
Forum: Introductions
08-26-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By mattave

Thanks 10 Wheels! I've done 5 rides over 20...

Thanks 10 Wheels! I've done 5 rides over 20 miles, 2 of which were over 25 in the past two weeks. I've found that I struggle when I push upwards of 150 on my HR, but keeping around 135-145 is easy,...
Forum: Introductions
08-26-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By mattave

XC runner into CX rider

Hey Guys,

Newbie to cycling here! Here's my background: Ran XC/T&F through high school and college, was rubbish in high school, but started putting in 80-100 mile weeks in college and got good...
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