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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

I wanted the Glider, I just couldnt justify the...

I wanted the Glider, I just couldnt justify the price.

Right now Im just sucking it up on the Scoop. Its quite comfy for the first 30 minutes, then I get really bad numbness if I dont pay...
10-01-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By nick779

I like variety. Edit: I found a few channels...

I like variety.

Edit: I found a few channels like Cycle Scenery Indoors and GCN, anyone else have any favorites?
10-01-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By nick779

Favorite Indoor trainer YT channels/apps/videos

Simple question, my uncle gave me a somewhat older fan trainer, and I was curious if you guys had and favorites or suggestions for the following:

Youtube Channels for trainer workouts
iPad apps...
09-15-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,414
Posted By nick779

The more I bike the less I want to deal with...

The more I bike the less I want to deal with things like a HRM or a computer. After a point just the setup gets old and you just want to ride to ride, and no other reason. Toys are nice, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 05:10 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Nice. I wish I was that lucky, but sadly im not....

Nice. I wish I was that lucky, but sadly im not. Im still doing good on the Scoop shallow. I tried the radius and the flat and they each had their pros and cons. The radius was just bad, the flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,414
Posted By nick779

After trying around 12-15 saddles I tried a...

After trying around 12-15 saddles I tried a shallow and it was a world of difference. No pain for 25 miles, but my junk went numb after 9.

I wonder if I would be better with the flat model or If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-15, 05:15 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

To clarify I meant the front to back profile not...

To clarify I meant the front to back profile not being flatter. The side to side profile is perfect.



I just noticed on their website that they offer a scoop with a cutaway, its called the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

So I got a few more saddles, the WTB Rocket Pro...

So I got a few more saddles, the WTB Rocket Pro (whichever has the DNA padding), the Fabric Scoop Shallow 142, and the Selle Max Flite.

The rocket is too soft and the shape didnt work for me.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

This is true. I may put off getting a trainer in...

This is true. I may put off getting a trainer in favor of a bike fit and just pick up the trainer later in the year.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Didnt know if that was a viable metric of...

Didnt know if that was a viable metric of comfort, maybe I just like torturing myself. I did mean after im settled on the saddle in the riding position, not just like sitting upright on the bike.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Got the Selle Royal Supra, and I must say, for...

Got the Selle Royal Supra, and I must say, for $55 on Amazon, its a damn good value. Seems really well made, padding is relatively firm, shell has some flex to it.

Im going for a ride with it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

I have the MAX Flite on my list as well, but its...

I have the MAX Flite on my list as well, but its too similar to go for right now. Im just trying different shapes and contours.

Im thinking I like a flat saddle thats pear shaped. No clue about...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-15, 07:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,883
Posted By nick779

Probably a Specialized Roubaix or a Carbon Domane...

Probably a Specialized Roubaix or a Carbon Domane with 105s and a decent set of wheels.

Im still a newb so I dont really need a whole heck of alot.

Ill be happy if I ever find a comfy saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-15, 05:54 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

The Performance ultra shorts were on sale, so I...

The Performance ultra shorts were on sale, so I ordered a pair to try.

On another note out of all the Speccy saddles the Toupe Sport 155 was the most comfortable. After about an hour though I got...
07-17-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By nick779

I did this and hit that "panting" level at about...

I did this and hit that "panting" level at about 170bpm, for being 26 years old that seems kinda low isnt it?
07-17-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,995
Posted By nick779

I bought a cateye speed/cadence computer when I...

I bought a cateye speed/cadence computer when I bought my bike, but the screen was small, and I wanted better data tracking within Strava
07-17-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,995
Posted By nick779

I wont lie, I wish I had the bluetooth uploading,...

I wont lie, I wish I had the bluetooth uploading, but it wasnt a dealbreaker for me. Im an information *****, I like to know whats going on when I ride. I just feel better having more customization.
07-17-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,995
Posted By nick779

The 25 cant display cadence, HR and Speed on the...

The 25 cant display cadence, HR and Speed on the same screen. the field customization is really lacking. I was looking at those two and ended up with a 500.

2 weeks later and im still pretty happy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By nick779

I have a 5nm tq key so I should be good....

I have a 5nm tq key so I should be good. Hopefully thats enough.



I think I may stick with this post. Hell its probably even a worthwhile upgrade either way.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,335
Posted By nick779

Honestly, id be happy with a 105/Ultegra equipped...

Honestly, id be happy with a 105/Ultegra equipped Carbon Domane and a decent set of wheels.

Oh and a comfy saddle which im still struggling to find.


I dont need anything super crazy, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By nick779

I may actually try the carbon version because of...

I may actually try the carbon version because of the increased compliance. We will see.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By nick779

Wow, thank you for helping those guys out! Thank...

Wow, thank you for helping those guys out! Thank you for looking for me too.



Thats a nice seatpost, but I should have said im trying to keep it under $50.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-15, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,106,810
Posted By nick779

I tried it with the nose at 2 and 4 degrees. No...

I tried it with the nose at 2 and 4 degrees. No dice.

Oh well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Post #80...

Post #80 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=80)



I was checking them out. They had some pretty good reviews as well. Some people said that the chamois like peels...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By nick779

Suggestions for 0 offset seatpost thats inexpensive.

Just a quick question, I may need a 0 offset seatpost to get my saddle in the right spot and I was looking for something that is reasonably inexpensive, and isnt a boat anchor like my Allez's factory...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,106,810
Posted By nick779

I tried the 155. Honestly I didnt like the flare...

I tried the 155. Honestly I didnt like the flare up at the back of the saddle, I kept sliding off of it and it was putting a ton of pressure on my hands.

127mm is the measurement from the straight...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,106,810
Posted By nick779

You guys are lucky, im one of the few who didnt...

You guys are lucky, im one of the few who didnt have luck with the Power, or like 10 other saddles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-15, 06:03 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Im going to be picking up another pair of cycling...

Im going to be picking up another pair of cycling shorts as well, just to rule them out. I have PI attacks, but the Chamois seems kinda cheap. I was going to try either a pair of LG Fit Sensor shorts...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

In post #78...

In post #78 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=78) it would be center of the blue oval to center of the other.
127mm is the measurement from the straight vertical...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,193
Posted By nick779

Had my Allez's 1 month checkup on Saturday and...

Had my Allez's 1 month checkup on Saturday and promptly rode it 25 miles along the South Side trail in Pittsburgh. Was a beautiful day and I was testing out my new Specialized Power Comp 155 saddle...
07-13-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By nick779

I didnt realize 11sp had a 12-27/28 option. I...

I didnt realize 11sp had a 12-27/28 option. I couldnt find anything even close to that below Dura Ace.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 06:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Update: The Power is a no go. The curve at the...

Update: The Power is a no go. The curve at the back put a ton of pressure on my hands and I felt like I was constantly sitting back up on that raised portion(which is the widest part) The saddle...
07-10-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By nick779

Sweet. Hoping to maybe pick up an upgrade in the...

Sweet. Hoping to maybe pick up an upgrade in the near future. Couldnt really justify going to 11sp when all id really get was an 11t cog that ill never use.
07-10-15, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By nick779

What happened with Tiagra 4700

Has anyone heard anything regarding 4700? Last I checked it was supposed to be released in June, but I havent seen or heard anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

I havent had a chance to ride yet. Its been...

I havent had a chance to ride yet. Its been raining almost every day here for the past month and a half, but Ive gotten around 10-12 good rides in.

Im hoping to put some time on the power this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Im getting more and more experience every day. My...

Im getting more and more experience every day. My ride this weekend will be with a 155mm Power Comp.
I did the paper test with the saddle, and found that my inner sit bones settle here on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

It coulda been the saddle just breaking in, but...

It coulda been the saddle just breaking in, but im not sure. All I know is that I was hurting on my inner sit bones for a few days after.

I got my order from Spesh in 1 day and went right at it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,132
Posted By nick779

From everything ive gathered the superlites are...

From everything ive gathered the superlites are nice if you weigh under 170 lbs. If youre over, they wont stay true and the nipples will strip, seize and potentially pull through the wheel.

Most...
07-07-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By nick779

HR Training for Beginning Cyclists

Hey guys,

I recently purchased a bike and have been riding it pretty regularly weather permitting, my longest ride to date is 32 miles in around 2:15, and that was because of saddle pain that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

I tried the SLR MAX all the way forward, and Im...

I tried the SLR MAX all the way forward, and Im not sure what really happened, but I was aching off that 30 mile ride for days.

when you point the nose of the romin up, it makes the "wings" or the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

My mistake, im actually a 34" inseam. Had a brain...

My mistake, im actually a 34" inseam. Had a brain fart there.

I couldnt get my sit bones onto the widest part of the Romin unless I tilted it up a few degrees, and then at that point I felt like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

I'm 6'2 with a 32.5" inseam. 170lb. I have a 58cm...

I'm 6'2 with a 32.5" inseam. 170lb. I have a 58cm bike with a shorter than stock 110mm stem. The stock seatpost has a slight setback

Romin comp 155mm is a no go. 20 miles in, I had to stop. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Its 6mm from the furthest position forward. Never...

Its 6mm from the furthest position forward. Never tried moving it up that last 6mm. I may try that shortly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-15, 07:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Got measured at the LBS, I averaged at around...

Got measured at the LBS, I averaged at around 130mm for my sit bones (or so they say) Ended up taking home a Romin Evo Comp 155mm. Gonna try that today.
If that doesnt work Im going to order a 155...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By nick779

Im looking for 25c.

Im looking for 25c.
Forum: Foo
07-02-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By nick779

I dont think youd have a problem with it. I...

I dont think youd have a problem with it.

I have 12 2TB reds running 24/7 in a FreeNAS that I also use for a time machine backup and windows backup. No issues in the 2 years ive had them.
Forum: Foo
07-02-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By nick779

Go grab a red, theyre nearly bulletproof if you...

Go grab a red, theyre nearly bulletproof if you dont beat them up.

Id stay away from the greens unless you want to modify the firmware to fix the head parking issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-15, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By nick779

Ill keep those in mind, theyre selling them for...

Ill keep those in mind, theyre selling them for $40/ea on Ribble.



Supposedly the techs have added sidewall protection. I dont even know if I would need that
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-15, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By nick779

I figured that this would have been beaten to...

I figured that this would have been beaten to death, but im not doing too well with searching or paging through the forums either.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-15, 05:06 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,456
Posted By nick779

Yeah the extra was pretty shoddy. I measured...

Yeah the extra was pretty shoddy.

I measured it to be a 145, and at the widest part I could comfortably sit on, my sit bones were riding the edge of the saddle. Im going to take it for a decent...
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