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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,400
Posted By sdmc530

not all that much really. As long as my road...

not all that much really. As long as my road bike is under 25lbs I am good. Mine are closer to 20lbs.

I am more concerned about my weight than my bike.
09-16-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By sdmc530

Prices are a bit high right now but watch...

Prices are a bit high right now but watch theproscloset. I got my frame there when the prices were not crazy and I got I felt like a great deal on a new carbon frame. I got an Argon 18 NIB frame...
09-15-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By sdmc530

You are fine, a head unit and a speed sensor on...

You are fine, a head unit and a speed sensor on the rear wheel and ride on.

I started with my garmin 520 and a speed sensor to ride indoors on my dumb trainer, then I got a smart trainer so I...
09-12-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,234
Posted By sdmc530

I too have only heard of this phenomime…..sound...

I too have only heard of this phenomime…..sound like a terrible situation....or so I have heard?
09-12-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 913
Posted By sdmc530

does your LBS have the fancy park tool type...

does your LBS have the fancy park tool type version you could use?
09-11-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

UPDATE Got my new kicks today. Super nice,...

UPDATE

Got my new kicks today. Super nice, I am actually impressed. The width is actually just a touch more narrow than the lake I think, but my lakes are so broken in they are pretty darn...
09-09-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

this was my reason for tying Shimano, the prices....

this was my reason for tying Shimano, the prices. My first pair of lakes were $99..now they are 3X that. Crazy!!! Friday the new kicks get delivered.
Forum: Touring
09-09-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 962
Posted By sdmc530

This is the correct answer...I too pick what's on...

This is the correct answer...I too pick what's on sale...or black...or on sale
09-08-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By sdmc530

thanks for the explanation! I was curious about...

thanks for the explanation! I was curious about compromising the strength of the crank epically carbon.

good to know....tech, so over my head!
09-07-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By sdmc530

how do they actaully install a power meter in a crank arm?

So were "discussing" the value of a power meter with the group and somebody asked how do crank arm power meters actually work? How do they actually install them? Do they cut a hole in the crank...
09-05-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

Steve B. topflightpro Yep, I totally get...

Steve B. topflightpro

Yep, I totally get it. Shoes are very personal, I know its hard to compare online but I really do appreciate the info. I am eager to try the Shimano, nervous but eager!
09-05-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

this actually give me a little hope, I am just an...

this actually give me a little hope, I am just an E wide so I am hoping. But if not I will back to Lake. I got some flashy Shimano so I hope they work. they are blingy as the kids say.
09-05-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

I am working on the wife still, no dice. I...

I am working on the wife still, no dice. I think I will go with cyclo…..second best option for what I can get locally.
09-05-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

I appreciate all the input, really do. I...

I appreciate all the input, really do. I ordered a pair of the Shimano just have to try them. If they are a no go I will exchange for a pair of Lake. I just don't wanna pay Lake prices but yeah...
09-04-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

I do appreciate the insight. I don't have...

I do appreciate the insight. I don't have crazy wide but I want to be comfortable. I found Giro HV (wide) to be taller but not wider at all. So I am just cautious on wide.

I can return the...
09-04-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

Lakes are good no argument at all. But they seem...

Lakes are good no argument at all. But they seem to wear fast and they are going up in price it seems so I thought I might try Shimano for a better price point.
09-04-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By sdmc530

Shimano Wide Shoes Anyone

Anyone using wide shimano road shoes? I am looking to try a different shoe, supplies are tough for wide shoes. I can get Shimano, RC7 in wide for a decent price. If anyone using them or any...
09-03-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By sdmc530

They show him every day on TDF coverage....nice...

They show him every day on TDF coverage....nice to see him dancing crazy again.
09-01-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By sdmc530

I agree with Carbonfiberboy, At a glance of...

I agree with Carbonfiberboy,

At a glance of just your pic it looks good. I agree your seat is maybe a touch to far forward but yea, looks good. Your comfort is key, not what a number says it...
08-31-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

that would be illegal here actually

that would be illegal here actually
08-31-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By sdmc530

if you got the cash and ok to spend it I say for...

if you got the cash and ok to spend it I say for $50 go big! I assumed the price difference would be a bigger spread. Why not treat yourself to some bling!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,446
Posted By sdmc530

seriously, 100 bones!! Nice, I would paint the...

seriously, 100 bones!! Nice, I would paint the whole frameset and go custom. Short of a custom paint job I would run it as is if the rake works. Nice pick up!
08-31-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By sdmc530

what is the price difference?

what is the price difference?
08-31-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

its not about the value, it the fact my wife is a...

its not about the value, it the fact my wife is a CPA and its all about dollars...lol its just how my house is. I have been watching ebay now for a 510 at a discount type deal.
08-30-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

I am still working on the Garmin :), not going...

I am still working on the Garmin :), not going well from the war department.
08-30-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By sdmc530

I think when it comes to VO2 I bet most people...

I think when it comes to VO2 I bet most people who aren't "gifted" are under 50ish no doubt, most athletes I would guess are in the 70's and the best are 80+.....Mine is around 45, again no athlete...
08-30-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By sdmc530

https://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Hanover-Galv...

https://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Hanover-Galvanized-Steel-Bicycle-Storage-Shed-with-Sliding-Bolt-Lock-for-up-to-4-Bikes-Dark-Gray/29126965/product.html?option=51766967

A guy down the street...
08-29-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By sdmc530

I think they are pretty clean now days. They...

I think they are pretty clean now days. They have just different DNA that the mere mortals on bikes. Same goes for other sports too, just have a different make up that is just what God designed...
08-29-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By sdmc530

I looked, the heavies rider listed on the TDF...

I looked, the heavies rider listed on the TDF this year is 187 lbs. Sprinters are the "heavy" guys the average was about 60kg, 150lbs. That is light!
08-29-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By sdmc530

it wasn't fun to watch.....I felt badly for them

it wasn't fun to watch.....I felt badly for them
08-29-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By sdmc530

Pro's are amazing athletes

So I watched the opening stage of the TDF. Weather sucked really bad but still great to watch. Then after I went for my Saturday ride. My weather was perfect. I was inspired by the pros to put...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,779
Posted By sdmc530

I completely agree with this logic. Somebody...

I completely agree with this logic. Somebody paid because Garmin was down cold! they had too much at stake so either some insurance paid up to cut their losses or some investors paid up. After...
08-27-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

I am really wanting the Garmin version now. I...

I am really wanting the Garmin version now. I have been reading about it all day. Its a really cool bit of tech. Working on the "boss" for approval.
08-27-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

I am still working on it! What is the...

I am still working on it! What is the difference between the 510 and the 515?
08-25-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

so that is GREAT info...that just replaced the...

so that is GREAT info...that just replaced the 350 on the list. Thank you
08-25-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

Seriously awesome suggestions, thank you all very...

Seriously awesome suggestions, thank you all very much.

I have it narrowed down, these are what are avalble at my LBS in town.

1. Cygolite 350, looks awesome.
2. Garmin varia if the wife...
08-24-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

awesome!! thanks for the suggestions......got my...

awesome!! thanks for the suggestions......got my list started.
08-24-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,477
Posted By sdmc530

I just want to go to Hawaii!!!

I just want to go to Hawaii!!!
08-24-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,967
Posted By sdmc530

Tail light suggestion;

So because of the heat I have been riding in the darker hours of the day. Last night I rode until after 9pm, so completely dark. Its pretty fun and crazy actually. Really enjoying the night riding...
08-23-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,654
Posted By sdmc530

Nice challenge, I will hit the 310 miles easy but...

Nice challenge, I will hit the 310 miles easy but 10 a day is very difficult with work. I will try this however starting today....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By sdmc530

I have only used two cleats, Shimano factory get...

I have only used two cleats, Shimano factory get about 2 years or around 10,000 miles. for the indoor trainer I am using some knock off cleats off ebay for like $5. They will be done FAST, super...
08-22-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,534
Posted By sdmc530

I fill one 1/2 full of water and 1/4 full of...

I fill one 1/2 full of water and 1/4 full of water then freeze. Drink the 1/4 first and 1/2 I normally don't get ice left in the second but its usually still cold. I use the Polar chill bottles. ...
08-21-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By sdmc530

sure do! Thanks for all the replies! ...

sure do!


Thanks for all the replies! It is a bike shop trying to get me to spend money so I should know better
08-21-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By sdmc530

appreciate the response. Nope, no early chain...

appreciate the response. Nope, no early chain wear and shifting is doing ok as far as I can tel. When I do replace yes, I swap it all out front and rear.

I am really hoping the power meter...
08-21-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By sdmc530

Opinon needed on chainring wear?

So I rode to my lbs to have some coffee and bs a bit. The mech said to me I should really think about replacing my chainrings. I was thinking about doing it this winter because my power meter...
08-17-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By sdmc530

got my 9 year old one. Its a nice Giro helmit. ...

got my 9 year old one. Its a nice Giro helmit. After seeing his my next will be. The price is worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,520
Posted By sdmc530

I use MSW....the flakes come off in the first 1/2...

I use MSW....the flakes come off in the first 1/2 mile of the first ride them its good to go. I have not had any issues with messiness myself.
08-15-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By sdmc530

if the tube is large enough this would work. I...

if the tube is large enough this would work. I have this set:

https://www.niterider.com/collections/road-cycling-lighting-systems/products/mako-250-cherrybomb-35-combo

I can attach the...
08-15-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By sdmc530

thanks for posting pics....that was an impact for...

thanks for posting pics....that was an impact for sure.....its trashed! Bummer
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By sdmc530

If you can't get it threaded go to your LBS. I...

If you can't get it threaded go to your LBS. I had this one time, I messed up the threads and couldn't get it started. My LBS had a tapping thread, ran it though once and it was good as new.
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