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Forum: Triathlon
02-21-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

It's very good. Of course, if you are riding...

It's very good. Of course, if you are riding flat terrain you'd prefer closer gearing, but with the hills the way they are, it works nice. When I do get on the flats, the small gears are close...
Forum: Triathlon
02-21-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

You need a long cage der to clear the 32 gear on...

You need a long cage der to clear the 32 gear on the back - the xtr is extremely light, and a beautiful piece - the very top of their mountain line. Works as smooth or better than any dura-ace part.
Forum: Triathlon
02-21-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

it works - you need to provide the 1.5:1 cable...

it works - you need to provide the 1.5:1 cable pull ratio between shimano and campy ( I use a small lever - but you can use a "shimangler") . we have a lot of hills. There is no road within 20 km...
Forum: Triathlon
02-17-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

My P3C

Here's my P3C - I've had the frame for a few months but just finished the build. Only ridden on the trainer as yet.. Centaur Carbon Ergo Shifters, Shimano XTR rear deraileur, Dura-Ace front DER,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By joevella

never mind - here it is..

never mind - here it is..
09-07-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,611
Posted By joevella

has anyone done this for a mag850 at the 7 resistance levels??

has anyone done this for a mag850 at the 7 resistance levels??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By joevella

Can someone make a Calibration curve for a mag850?

Is there anyone out there with a powermeter and a Mag850 that can create a plot for speed vs power at the 7 resistance levels? Thanks... even just at level one would help.. Even 3 points like 5mph...
Forum: Triathlon
08-04-08, 12:40 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

Although I stay on the aero bars, I have an...

Although I stay on the aero bars, I have an auxiliary brake lever on the base bar for when I'm on the drops.
I really prefer to have the brakes close by - particularly in traffic. So I can brake on...
Forum: Triathlon
08-03-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

Ahh - I'm going to have to do a write up on that...

Ahh - I'm going to have to do a write up on that - but it's a cover. I started from someone elses write up, but have refined it now. The wheel is covered with MonoKote - if you don't know what that...
Forum: Triathlon
08-02-08, 03:17 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

I agree 100% here. My rear rev-x had a...

I agree 100% here. My rear rev-x had a disastrous incident when my deraileur hanger broke and fell into it. I repaired it, but have been suspicious of it since then - hence the disc. I hope to...
Forum: Triathlon
08-02-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

You didn't like your Rev-X's? Why?

You didn't like your Rev-X's? Why?
Forum: Triathlon
08-02-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

The tubular clinchers are great on the Rev-X...

The tubular clinchers are great on the Rev-X because I don't fear failing the rim with them.
They also make the rim extremely stiff when pumped up to 220PSI.
However, the 23C's I run are not very...
Forum: Triathlon
08-01-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

That is a home made disc. I did eventually get...

That is a home made disc.
I did eventually get an Azotto seat - as you can see in the pics, from a nice guy on ebay.
The LBS shut down - and still has my money.
I tried the tufo tubular clinchers...
Forum: Triathlon
07-30-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

Newest pics of my leader

Updated my Leader:
Here it is with my home made disc wheel and the carbon seat post flipped around so my aero position is much more comfortable ( I have weeny little arms, so it was a long reach )....
Forum: Triathlon
07-20-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By joevella

P2-SL or Soloist for time trials??

I'm wanting to get out of my Leader time trial bike for a Cervelo frame.
I only do time trials - no Road, and all my riding is time trial training.
I don't do triathlons.
The press is so good on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By joevella

re: osteoporosis

Will do. I see the endo on oct 30 - too far in the future for my liking, but there you go.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-07, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By joevella

re: osteoporosis

The funny thing is that I hike with my 4 year old on my back ( even up and down cliff faces ) - have done with each of my 4 kids till they got too big, that will be next summer for this guy.
I do a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By joevella

Thank you - I will ask about that.

Thank you - I will ask about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By joevella

Yeah - I'm on fosamax with some side effects, and...

Yeah - I'm on fosamax with some side effects, and some other drug to alleviate those, a bit anyhow.. That's why I suggested the physio clinic to my MD, to get started on some bone building...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-07, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By joevella

About Osteoporosis and Cycling

hate to ask for advice, but here goes..
my physiothe****** tells me I have to give up cycling ( my doctor didn't say that however.. )
I told her I wouldn't and she isn't happy.

I'm 46 with...
Forum: Triathlon
08-25-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

what tires do you have on that bike?

what tires do you have on that bike - looks like a 23mm on the renn?
Forum: Triathlon
08-03-07, 04:43 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

how much does that zipp weigh?

how much does that zipp weigh?
Forum: Triathlon
06-12-07, 11:50 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

Fork

Blade width is 48mm. It's a "Real Design" bought off e-bay for cheap - but in person, doesn't look any different than any fork I've seen for 3 times the money. Seems to work nice on the Leader. ...
Forum: Triathlon
06-12-07, 09:30 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

re: Leader

Thanks! I love having the STI shifters on the Aero bars - I have a secondary brake lever that you can just see poking out on the left bar ( near the elbow pad ) for when I'm not in the Aero.
I'm...
Forum: Triathlon
06-12-07, 05:10 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

here is an update on mine...

An update to my Leader:
added: xtr long cage rear deraileur ( what a nice piece.. )
FSA chainring, after my worn shimano chainring ate my leg - 9 stitches.
Cut down...
Forum: Triathlon
09-12-06, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By joevella

Should there be a forum for Time Trialing?

Should we have a forum for Time Trialing, for those of us that don't do the run/swim thing?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-06, 05:35 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,953
Posted By joevella

fastest speed reached ( down a hill )

There is a hill here that scared the S*** out of me a couple weeks ago. Going too fast to look down at the computer, but the max recorded is 87 kph - I'm assuming it was on that hill. Next time...
Forum: Triathlon
09-02-06, 11:23 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

Thanks - I like the STI on the aero bars - I feel...

Thanks - I like the STI on the aero bars - I feel much more confident being able to shift and brake without moving my hands from the aero position, where I do most of my riding - I have an auxiliary...
Forum: Triathlon
08-29-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

Here's mine -

Not the final seat, but the Aspide hasn't come in yet..
ps: how do I get this bigger in the post? I don't see a control to size the image.
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Forum: Triathlon
08-21-06, 10:00 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

I'm waiting for the seat to come in - too...

I'm waiting for the seat to come in - too embarassed with the seat from my hybrid on there - just couldnt keep looking at it instead of riding it. Hopefully i'll be able to get it from the LBS...
Forum: Triathlon
08-21-06, 09:26 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

<quote> Which model Spinergy's? </quote> ...

<quote> Which model Spinergy's? </quote>

identical to this guy - "old skewl" in this same thread ( http://www.secondhandsix.com/temp/calfee/Tetra_tri_004.JPG)
Forum: Triathlon
08-21-06, 08:39 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

The frame didn't feel like 4 lb. If I threw the...

The frame didn't feel like 4 lb. If I threw the rest of it on the scale it would still weigh more than some of your bikes. there's not that much difference between dura-ace and ultegra.. Is it my...
Forum: Triathlon
08-21-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

bike weight

well, that really sucks. I weighed my bike the other day and was disappointed to see 23 lb.
I don't know what gives. I have ultegra brakes, crank, BB and front derailleur( I have a long cage rear...
Forum: Triathlon
08-20-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,954
Posted By joevella

Can you guys put weights on with your pics?

Can you guys put weights on with your pics? Thanks.
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