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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 431
Posted By InvertedMP

Rapha

Rapha
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By InvertedMP

I have cleat shims on the way but I think...

I have cleat shims on the way but I think ultimately, I was sitting too high. I lowered the seat considerably over the course of 3 rides until today, ultimately doing a half century ride today so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,105,193
Posted By InvertedMP

Where the hell do I begin lol. Lake CX238...

Where the hell do I begin lol.

Lake CX238 shoes
Cervelo limited edition Olive R3 frameset
Praxis Zayante crankset
Praxis Bright BB
A bunch of other misc stuff and built up my new baby

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By InvertedMP

Very interesting, I will look into cleat shims....

Very interesting, I will look into cleat shims. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,386
Posted By InvertedMP

That might be shadows, the rubber o-ring thing is...

That might be shadows, the rubber o-ring thing is fairly thin. I would love to get a better solution for mounting.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Itís the wide angle photo. The bars arenít angled...

Itís the wide angle photo. The bars arenít angled up that high.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,386
Posted By InvertedMP

Just built my Cervelo R3 and did the first ride...

Just built my Cervelo R3 and did the first ride today. I love it!!...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

All finished up and did the first ride today....

All finished up and did the first ride today. This was my first bike build so the fact that nothing fell off or I didnít die is pretty cool. Needless to say, I am in love!!!...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Got to work on the beast today. I haven't ridden...

Got to work on the beast today. I haven't ridden it yet but I am in love! I hope to have her finished up tomorrow!...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,105,193
Posted By InvertedMP

So I just got home from picking a pair up at the...

So I just got home from picking a pair up at the LBS. They are super comfortable as far as trying them on so hopefully they help with the outside foot pain I’ve been having with my RC7s. My right...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By InvertedMP

Thanks so much. I did 23 miles on the blue...

Thanks so much. I did 23 miles on the blue Specialized footbeds today. the pain was reduced a lot but was still feeling the pressure on the outside of the foot. I do have washers on the pedals right...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,105,193
Posted By InvertedMP

Ive been hearing lots of buzz on the 238s. I...

Ive been hearing lots of buzz on the 238s. I might pick up a pair next.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,386
Posted By InvertedMP

It is amazing, for at least the first 10 miles,...

It is amazing, for at least the first 10 miles, maybe more, I question myself and feel like I should just go home and park the bike lol. Then I hit a stride where my body starts feeling great and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,386
Posted By InvertedMP

Here is the ride I did Saturday. I am working up...

Here is the ride I did Saturday. I am working up to the half century ride, which I will try to do this week.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,386
Posted By InvertedMP

Gorgeous Venge! Say hi to my airplane the next...

Gorgeous Venge! Say hi to my airplane the next time you ride by Buchanan airport!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,386
Posted By InvertedMP

Good for you dude! You probably rode right past...

Good for you dude! You probably rode right past me, I live in Walnut Creek and rode both days that weekend. I am also super new to cycling, having purchased my 2020 Allez Elite, and 2019 Scott Metrix...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By InvertedMP

So I bought the green and blue Specialized...

So I bought the green and blue Specialized footbeds to try. I rode today for about an hour with the green inserts and no pain, so thatís good, but I did an easier ride today. Gonna off day tomorrow...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By InvertedMP

I have high arches so that might be it. I didn't...

I have high arches so that might be it. I didn't even think about doing insoles but that is probably gonna be the ticket. I will adjust the cleat so the heel goes more inward a bit and try again.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By InvertedMP

Pain on outside of right foot over time

I would love some help to see what adjustment to make with my cleat on this one. Left food is without issue, no fatigue or paint. The right foot, about 30-45 min into the ride, I start to develop...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Yea, looking at Colnago's sizing, I was a 45cm...

Yea, looking at Colnago's sizing, I was a 45cm for my height (5.6"). I almost bought that frame but with tax and shipping the R3 frame was like the same price.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By InvertedMP

Yessir! Came with them.

Yessir! Came with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By InvertedMP

I have a set of Reynolds AR58x that are maybe 300...

I have a set of Reynolds AR58x that are maybe 300 miles old. No issues what so ever, I was honestly just curious.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By InvertedMP

How long should rim brake carbon wheel sets last?

For the weekend warrior type, non competitive rider. How long should these wheels be expected to last as long as they are reputable?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Will do!

Will do!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

No I got a rim frame. Just posted a pic for...

No I got a rim frame. Just posted a pic for reference
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Ok so I pivoted and went above my 1500 dollar...

Ok so I pivoted and went above my 1500 dollar limit and bought a limited olive Cervelo R3 frameset. Super excited!...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Well, I got hosed, I was going to order the R2...

Well, I got hosed, I was going to order the R2 this morning from Competitive Cyclist and somebody had bought it literally at 3am (I chatted with support). So on to the next idea lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

OK so I think I am gonna do a Cervelo R2...

OK so I think I am gonna do a Cervelo R2 frameset. Unless I am talked out of it for some reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

I was looking at that frameset as well. Thanks...

I was looking at that frameset as well. Thanks for the review on it. I would love to see a pic of your build.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Thinking of these three options: ...

Thinking of these three options:

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/cervelo-r2-road-frameset?loadSavedBuild=v2190c6da5140f1bcc&loadSavedBuild=v2190c6da5140f1bcc
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By InvertedMP

Decent CF road bike frames for $1500?

Does it exist? I have an aluminum frame road bike that I have updated basically every component on it with higher end stuff, and I think I want swap it all over to a carbon frame. I would love to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,105,193
Posted By InvertedMP

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4444_497dd23b1acc534e2d88204061671e1c7cf2d420.jpeg
170mm 50/34 Praxis Zayante crank installed
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By InvertedMP

Do it. I was recommended the Rapha Classic II...

Do it. I was recommended the Rapha Classic II jerseys as they met the criteria of what I was looking for. That was last week. I have since bought 3 more jerseys and I ordered 3 pairs of the cargo...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19,483
Views: 4,105,193
Posted By InvertedMP

Fizik OO saddle bag, new Garmin Varia. 3 new...

Fizik OO saddle bag, new Garmin Varia. 3 new Rapha Classic II jerseys. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,726
Posted By InvertedMP

Bibs or shorts?

So I have never even tried on a bib. I was looking to buy a couple new pairs of shorts and was suggested to try bibs. Do you guys love them? Hate them? Would love to hear some considerations before I...
06-09-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,027
Posted By InvertedMP

OK, I pulled the trigger on the new Varia and did...

OK, I pulled the trigger on the new Varia and did a small ride today to test it out. All I can say is, I freaking love it. No false positives at all. I am very happy with the purchase and will...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By InvertedMP

Ok I have a 50/34 170mm Zayante crankset on the...

Ok I have a 50/34 170mm Zayante crankset on the way! I will report back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By InvertedMP

Hmmm I didn't consider upgrading the crank and...

Hmmm I didn't consider upgrading the crank and keeping the bb. I will look at that!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By InvertedMP

Changing out Praxis M30

I have a 2020 Allez Elite with a Praxis crank. I want to switch to Ultegra which means switching out the BB. I was under the impression that the M30 was a "BB30" but I wanted to check on here. What...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,119
Posted By InvertedMP

I love my Quad Lock so much I put it on 3 of my...

I love my Quad Lock so much I put it on 3 of my bikes. I pop my phone in the special case whenever I ride, I donít use the case otherwise. Itís hands down the best solution to hold your phone on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By InvertedMP

I've got a Classic II on the way. Really excited...

I've got a Classic II on the way. Really excited to get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By InvertedMP

Awesome thanks so much. This jersey has been on...

Awesome thanks so much. This jersey has been on my radar, now I have a reason to try one. I am going to place an order!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26,800
Views: 16,797,386
Posted By InvertedMP

https://i.imgur.com/ywTGi7u.jpg Ive done...

https://i.imgur.com/ywTGi7u.jpg

Ive done lots of stuff to my Allez Elite lately. Reynolds AR58x wheelset running GP5000TLs, SRAM Red eTap, ENVE carbon compact bars, Easton 70mm/7 degree stem,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By InvertedMP

Comfortable, not skin tight jersey recommendation?

I have a couple of no name jerseys from Amazon that work well. I ordered a nicer jersey from Competitive Cyclist in my typical size but it was way too small and very form fitting. I also made the...
06-03-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By InvertedMP

Ok so I do not have a receiver/hitch. I thought...

Ok so I do not have a receiver/hitch. I thought the MDX had one. I guess I would ned one that goes on the hatch/trunk. Do they make a 4 bike version of that? We could get by with a 3 bike rack.
06-03-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By InvertedMP

Bike rack for Acura MDX

Looking for recommendations on a bike rack for our 2017 Acura MDX. Would love to carry two adult bikes and two kid bikes with it. I obviously want good quality that will transport the bikes safely...
06-01-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By InvertedMP

Interesting. I got mine on without tire levers on...

Interesting. I got mine on without tire levers on my Reynolds AR58x wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By InvertedMP

Ok so avoid the RD pulleys, go big and big, wrap...

Ok so avoid the RD pulleys, go big and big, wrap the chain and add two links basically...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By InvertedMP

Iím not sure why I thought it would be sized 🤣🤣...

Iím not sure why I thought it would be sized 🤣🤣 thanks guys
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By InvertedMP

Bought 11 speed chain. Too loose?

My road bike is 11 speed (sram eTap) and the sram 11 speed chain I bought seems significantly looser. Itís a quick link chain. I would have expected it to be sized. Iím guessing I need to take some...
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