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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Sojodave

I had the Power Elaston Pro Saddle. It was super...

I had the Power Elaston Pro Saddle. It was super comfy up to about 30 miles. I felt it was too soft after 30 miles. I've had the Power Pro, Power Expert, and the S-Works version. I actually prefer...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Sojodave

I'm kind of embarrassed about how many...

I'm kind of embarrassed about how many short-nosed saddles I have had. I'm 6'4" 200 lbs with 130 sit bones. Here is my take on each saddle.

Power Expert 155- I have done more miles on this saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,804
Posted By Sojodave

You forgot to scream "ON YOUR LEFT". This would...

You forgot to scream "ON YOUR LEFT". This would have solved everything:thumb:.
02-08-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,924
Posted By Sojodave

I thought a superbike is when the frame color...

I thought a superbike is when the frame color matches your shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Sojodave

As we all know, saddles are a personal thing,...

As we all know, saddles are a personal thing, sometimes they work for some, some times they don't. I'm 6'4" and I have 130 sit bones. I have been through 15 saddles. The two saddles that have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By Sojodave

I've been debating on whether to try the Power...

I've been debating on whether to try the Power Mimic saddle. I've read raving reviews from dudes who love this saddle. The middle is super soft along with the nose. The rear of the saddle feels...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Sojodave

I went from A Power Expert to A Power Pro I...

I went from A Power Expert to A Power Pro I didn't get along with the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) padding on the pro. If you prefer less pressing the Pro...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sojodave

I passed someone and didn't yell "ON YOUR...

I passed someone and didn't yell "ON YOUR LEFT!!!"
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,316
Posted By Sojodave

I have 5 pairs of road shoes and I just ordered...

I have 5 pairs of road shoes and I just ordered some Giro Empire ACC in red...:D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Sojodave

I had my feet go numb and I purchased insoles at...

I had my feet go numb and I purchased insoles at Specialized dealership and the higher arch curved my numb feet.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sojodave

I rode a metric century and sucked wheels the...

I rode a metric century and sucked wheels the entire time. Didn't pull once...:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sojodave

While we are confessing... I own 5 saddles ...

While we are confessing...

I own 5 saddles
I own 6 pair of road shoes
I have 5 bibs and 8 pairs of shorts
I have 4 helmets
I have stems in every size

I have a problem...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,145
Posted By Sojodave

This video is from Fezzari, but it gives good...

This video is from Fezzari, but it gives good information on the bike.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndXb52GbbhE
12-28-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sojodave

My shoulder took a ton of physical therapy and I...

My shoulder took a ton of physical therapy and I only feel it when I raise my arm to put on deodorant. The only other effect I have had from my shoulder is that I prefer narrower handlebars.
12-27-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sojodave

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my...

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my bike. I broke my right ankle on both sides and broke my tibia/fibia/and my left shoulder. My come back has been rough. However, this year I rode over 3k...
12-26-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By Sojodave

I got a... Garmin Edge 830 Garmin Varia...

I got a...
Garmin Edge 830
Garmin Varia RTL510
Lazer Z1 Helmet
12-23-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Sojodave

Use the B17 on both bikes... Done

Use the B17 on both bikes... Done
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 3,954,660
Posted By Sojodave

Bontrager Aelous elite saddle. High hopes this...

Bontrager Aelous elite saddle. High hopes this is the one. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Sojodave

I have Reynolds carbon R Fours and I got...

I have Reynolds carbon R Fours and I got Continental 5000 tl could only get one on after two hours. I tried every trick in the book . My hands were so sore I had to go to my lbs for the second wheel....
12-04-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,236
Posted By Sojodave

I tell my wife you're supposed to change your...

I tell my wife you're supposed to change your helmet every year...:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Sojodave

I used to get numb feet. My bike fitter said if...

I used to get numb feet. My bike fitter said if you don't have insoles that reach your arch, your feet will go numb. I bought some Specialized inserts and it solved my numb feet problem.
11-27-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,017
Posted By Sojodave

I had some dude with a huge beard in a Hippie van...

I had some dude with a huge beard in a Hippie van throw a chocolate shake at me. I ducked, hit the rider behind me square on the chest. I laughed for a half an hour over that.
11-27-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,258
Posted By Sojodave

I've been comfortable on the Specialized Power...

I've been comfortable on the Specialized Power Expert, Power Arc Pro, and the Romin Evo Pro. However, inside riding with Zwift is always a painful experience. I've been through 15 saddles in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,064
Posted By Sojodave

I'm 6'4" with a long torso and average length...

I'm 6'4" with a long torso and average length arms. My bike fitter told me I should get a custom bike because most frame manufacturers won't have enough top tube length. I started pricing custom...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 689,987
Posted By Sojodave

Oakley ARO3 and ARO5 half off on Oakley.com.

Oakley ARO3 and ARO5 half off on Oakley.com.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 113,914
Posted By Sojodave

You can never have enough red.. 😉 Actually...

You can never have enough red.. 😉

Actually I'm converting to tubeless with Continental 5000 tires. No more red walls
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 113,914
Posted By Sojodave

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20191102_162909_65cf42ae171fbc16e69579c8d6d7ac8f07224be2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,750
Posted By Sojodave

My first pair of Conti 5000's lasted 2000 miles...

My first pair of Conti 5000's lasted 2000 miles and I was sold. Then I got a sidewall flat, so I ordered another. Sidewall flat, ordered another. Third side wall flat within two months and I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Sojodave

I tried that last night. It's funny, I pumped it...

I tried that last night. It's funny, I pumped it up all the way to 120 psi and no popping sound. A half-hour later while watching TV...Pop, Pop, Pop. It seems to help a little, but it still has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Sojodave

Front Tire Is Oblong

I was enjoying probably one of the last rides of the season outdoors when I heard the dreaded pop on my front tire. My Continental 5000 tires got the dreaded side wall cut and I couldn't even put a...
10-22-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,080
Posted By Sojodave

There are three things that prevent me from...

There are three things that prevent me from getting a leather Brooks saddle.

1. They weigh a ton. I'm not a weight weenie, but some of Brooks saddle weigh three times what my current saddle...
10-22-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,076
Posted By Sojodave

I've regretted the 15 saddles that I bought so...

I've regretted the 15 saddles that I bought so far...and counting
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,145
Posted By Sojodave

I have a Fezzari Cr3 with Di2 and I stopped by...

I have a Fezzari Cr3 with Di2 and I stopped by their store in Lindon and saw the new Empires last week. The Empires are good looking bikes and they are one of the few bikes that have a one-piece...
10-03-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,668
Posted By Sojodave

I lost my dignity when I got dropped on a huge...

I lost my dignity when I got dropped on a huge paceline.

I've lost a few things including front light, rear blinky light, water bottle, mini-toolset, and a protein bar from my back pocket.
10-03-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,930
Posted By Sojodave

I ride because I would be a fat lard sitting on...

I ride because I would be a fat lard sitting on the couch gaining weight as we speak if it wasn't for cycling. That and I'm addicted
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By Sojodave

You should try the Specialized Power Arc in a...

You should try the Specialized Power Arc in a 168. It's built to deal with inner thigh chafe that some get on the Power saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By Sojodave

Watch this video...

Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7j9LUVJrjA and measure your sit bones.

Typically, you should select a saddle that is at least 20 mm wider than your sit bones. A new saddle may...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 04:00 PM
09-12-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By Sojodave

No padding saddles take a while to get used to. ...

No padding saddles take a while to get used to. If you've got a 30 day return window, and your saddle is not comfortable, people will return the saddle. The saddle company makes no money.

A...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,832
Posted By Sojodave

The night before a race, I adjusted my rear...

The night before a race, I adjusted my rear derailleur. The race had a 2 mile hill that is 6% incline. Before the hill, I realized that my front derailleur wouldn't shift to the small chainring. I...
09-11-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sojodave

I'm afraid to give you any suggestions if you're...

I'm afraid to give you any suggestions if you're experiencing that much pain; however, the Brooks Cambium C17 or C19 is wide and people rave about it for distance riding. Plus, because it is rubber,...
09-10-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,861
Posted By Sojodave

I just bought some rechargeable lights on Amazon....

I just bought some rechargeable lights on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07QKKNT3N/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I was surprised how much brighter they were than my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,613
Posted By Sojodave

I was on a ride on Saturday and I saw a woman...

I was on a ride on Saturday and I saw a woman cyclists with two tubes out and frustration on her face. I yelled, "are you Ok?". She yelled, No. I stopped, gave her a tube and a CO2 cartridge and...
09-09-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,151
Posted By Sojodave

My favorites are... Puck Hill This...

My favorites are...


Puck Hill
This hill made Scotty cry
Dead Bunny Hwy
Watch out for the Jerk in the white Dodge Truck
My legs are crying
We all die (next to a cemetary)
If you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 829
Posted By Sojodave

Ride from Torrey Pines up to Oceanside pier. ...

Ride from Torrey Pines up to Oceanside pier. It's an awesome ride along 101 and you get some great beach views.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,337
Posted By Sojodave

You were not out of line. I think the biggest...

You were not out of line. I think the biggest problem with pacelines is that there isn't enough communication.
09-02-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By Sojodave

Saddles are different for everyone. I've tried...

Saddles are different for everyone. I've tried dozens of them. My two favorite are the Specialized Power Expert and the Specialized Romin Evo. I didn't get along with the sqlab 612 and I almost...
09-02-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,020
Posted By Sojodave

Autumn is just pre-winter...I'll miss summer.

Autumn is just pre-winter...I'll miss summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,359
Posted By Sojodave

I've ridden the Power Expert for a couple of...

I've ridden the Power Expert for a couple of years and I loved it like a fat kid loves chocolate cake. I've done centuries and felt great. However, this year I did a century ride on my Expert and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 3,954,660
Posted By Sojodave

I've been through tons of saddles and I am hoping...

I've been through tons of saddles and I am hoping the Specialized Power Pro will be the one. The Power Expert has been the closest I've been to a long-term saddle. I'm hoping the level 1 padding...
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