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Forum: Foo
03-03-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,461
Posted By NRZ

I'm in to photography, rock climbing (indoor at...

I'm in to photography, rock climbing (indoor at the moment), basketball (winter sport only), softball, clay target shooting and handguns, golf, automotive detailing and as of recently, running. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10,289
Views: 2,829,509
Posted By NRZ

I knew a guy who ordered a different bike but...

I knew a guy who ordered a different bike but because they couldn't source the right Shimano stuff for the build they went and gave him Dura Ace for the same price. Might be worth asking the shop to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 28,959
Posted By NRZ

The new 2014 Synapse's sport 28c tires on all but...

The new 2014 Synapse's sport 28c tires on all but the Hi Mod that sports a 25c, so my guess you can fit a 28c with no problems. Check the Cdale website for the specs on the tires they're running on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,856,951
Posted By NRZ

That's funny!! Nice looking bike!

That's funny!! Nice looking bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,012
Posted By NRZ

Competitive Cyclist has Orbea full Rival bikes...

Competitive Cyclist has Orbea full Rival bikes for like $1500 on sale, carbon Rival, that's a good upgrade. Little outside the budget, but it would be a huge upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10,289
Views: 2,829,509
Posted By NRZ

My friend had a CAAD9 in the same colorway, it...

My friend had a CAAD9 in the same colorway, it was awesome, I loved it. Nice build!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,070
Posted By NRZ

I agree with most of this, but it is something to...

I agree with most of this, but it is something to be concerned with as it's not simply a slight longer or shorter stem it's also a different degree, which could effect he feel/fit for the new owner. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,070
Posted By NRZ

That would be a pretty radical flip and slam!!!

That would be a pretty radical flip and slam!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-13, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,070
Posted By NRZ

That stem isn't what came on it from the factory...

That stem isn't what came on it from the factory but for the price, that's a small expense I'd accept. Great looking bike at a great price.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-13, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By NRZ

Doesn't hurt when you're riding a S-Works on some...

Doesn't hurt when you're riding a S-Works on some Zipp 404's either...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 23,658
Posted By NRZ

You win!! Everything about this post is awesome...

You win!! Everything about this post is awesome (I own a 63 vert).

Lots of people had some negative things to say but it seems like a lot of those people didn't have the system?? I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,606
Posted By NRZ

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,993
Posted By NRZ

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,297
Posted By NRZ

I learned this as well trying to help a friend...

I learned this as well trying to help a friend upgrade his Synapse. My friend from the LBS said Shimano R451 are the same brakes, longer reach, but don't say 105 on them. They are apparently...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-13, 08:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,036
Posted By NRZ

I've seen the rear rim crack on multiple Mavic...

I've seen the rear rim crack on multiple Mavic wheels that people in my group ride on. My own rear rim, a close friends rear, one of the guys we see once in awhile (and he's light cracked his rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By NRZ

I had the same Tektras and hated them, the...

I had the same Tektras and hated them, the modulation of them was horrid. Went with Ultregras in grey to match my grey CAAD 9 105, if I could do it again I would go with the 105's and save the $20...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By NRZ

Have you talked to anyone on the team that...

Have you talked to anyone on the team that ordered a similar bike or had a similar "price mistake" come to light at the time of putting it together?? Sounds a little fishy to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By NRZ

Buy the new crank, sell the old one, should be...

Buy the new crank, sell the old one, should be almost even if you buy used/right.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By NRZ

The carbon fork on the 8 has an aluminum steerer...

The carbon fork on the 8 has an aluminum steerer tube, the 9's all carbon.

But good job on the upgrade!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By NRZ

Not only are you getting a better drivetrain,...

Not only are you getting a better drivetrain, wheels, etc you're getting an all carbon fork, which is suppose to ride better (assuming your CAAD8 is not a Made in the USA). I have a CAAD 9 105 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By NRZ

I'm 5' 10" on a 56cm, I think the 52 is way to...

I'm 5' 10" on a 56cm, I think the 52 is way to small and agree a 54-56 is ideal, Cannondale bikes run big from what I heard.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,125
Posted By NRZ

I've only been road riding a few years but last...

I've only been road riding a few years but last year I got in 4500 miles, it was huge for me. I was riding 4 days a week and loving it. Winter hit, it was worse than last year and I started playing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 08:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,806
Posted By NRZ

Good one, never heard that one before.

Good one, never heard that one before.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,674
Posted By NRZ

I like the feel of going gloveless, makes me feel...

I like the feel of going gloveless, makes me feel more connected to the bike and just awesomer. I use cork tape so I don't need the padding.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-13, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By NRZ

For a guy your size (I was there as well) I would...

For a guy your size (I was there as well) I would look into getting 25c Conti's when you find them on sale. You'll enjoy the smoother ride, I'll never go back to 23c.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,850
Posted By NRZ

I would think an average over the past few years...

I would think an average over the past few years is better to guage how much we're actually spending. I don't buy a new bike every year and the intial few years are filled with buying everything...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By NRZ

Yeah, you rode them for 2 months, you owe him the...

Yeah, you rode them for 2 months, you owe him the money. Even if he offered in the first place, you didn't have to accept them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,390
Posted By NRZ

50/34 - 12-25. Rolling hills, flat, good...

50/34 - 12-25. Rolling hills, flat, good climbing...just depends on which direction I go. I have thought about a 36 front ring, but am hesitant on pulling the trigger. I love the spacing of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,267
Posted By NRZ

The Veulta brand from Performance or Nashbar I...

The Veulta brand from Performance or Nashbar I thought were decent wheels for the money too. I have the Krysium Elites and have had little to no issues with them, I paid around $500 for them as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,758
Posted By NRZ

I like my Arione and I'll only replace it with a...

I like my Arione and I'll only replace it with a VS shortly for a little more "room".
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,780
Posted By NRZ

Oakley Jawbones here. Got them for Christmas and...

Oakley Jawbones here. Got them for Christmas and I love love love the way they fit on my face. I use them for softball and used them to shovel snow in the winter with no issues at all. I even...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,316
Posted By NRZ

And cheaper is better since it's one bike I'll be...

And cheaper is better since it's one bike I'll be working. I could see spending the money if I did it for a living.



That's a good idea too!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-13, 07:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,316
Posted By NRZ

Would something like this work from Pedro's? ...

Would something like this work from Pedro's?

http://www.amazon.com/Pedros-Chain-Keeper-Bicycle-Tool/dp/B000IZEH1K
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-13, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By NRZ

That's awesome!

That's awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By NRZ

I have a set of 25c's on my bike, replaced 23c's...

I have a set of 25c's on my bike, replaced 23c's MPro4 Races, I like them. I'm not sure if it's a result of the width increase which I love love love but the tire has been reliable with good wear. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,555
Posted By NRZ

If the bottom bracket is using a BB30 design you...

If the bottom bracket is using a BB30 design you won't find shimano cranks as they don't have a BB30 fitment (but they do for MTB so go figure...). I know my friends Giant uses Shimano cranks due to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19,476
Views: 4,102,913
Posted By NRZ

Can you PM a price and specs on the SL-K's, I'm...

Can you PM a price and specs on the SL-K's, I'm interested.
01-29-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,157
Posted By NRZ

List on Cannondale's website is $2495. Sounds...

List on Cannondale's website is $2495. Sounds like a lot for a HT but the Lefty and XT make it worth it. Add in the brakes and geometry/frame awesomeness = home run.
01-29-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,157
Posted By NRZ

2013 Cannondale F29 2

I had a chance to demo a Cannondale F29 2 (aluminum from my LBS). It's a size Large with Lefty front suspension and XT drivetrain.

The reviews might be a little jaded as the tires were wrong for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,439
Posted By NRZ

I love my 105 shifters, both 5600 and 5700 (broke...

I love my 105 shifters, both 5600 and 5700 (broke one cable on the 5600 ones) but when I rode my buddies Ultegra equipped bike the noticeable difference is how much more solid the Ultegra is over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19,476
Views: 4,102,913
Posted By NRZ

Can I ask where you got these? I need some new...

Can I ask where you got these? I need some new ones and like the velcro with my fat kankles.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,171
Posted By NRZ

I can agree to this. I switched 105 shifters...

I can agree to this. I switched 105 shifters from external cabling to internal and while I'm still getting used to the new stuff (about 2 months now of winter riding with gloves that lack feel) the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,171
Posted By NRZ

That stem looks really short too so maybe the fit...

That stem looks really short too so maybe the fit was wrong and that's why they want to dump it. It's also older Ultegra (not internally routed cables). I think $1000 would be a good number.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,317
Posted By NRZ

Ok.

Ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 03:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,317
Posted By NRZ

-what bike you ride - Cannondale Caad9 -what...

-what bike you ride - Cannondale Caad9
-what wheels you have - Mavic Krysium Elites
-what tubes you are using - LBS stock
-Preference between the 2 tire sizes or pros/cons? I ran 4 pairs of tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By NRZ

Ride outside...

Ride outside...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,155
Posted By NRZ

I used to know that the Specialized dealers had a...

I used to know that the Specialized dealers had a program on their saddles (like a satisfaction guarantee program )and I believe biketiresdirect.com does it as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,302
Posted By NRZ

I would, but my BFF is the head shop mechanic and...

I would, but my BFF is the head shop mechanic and I roll my bike in for same day service/night time service. Sure it costs me dinner but it beats the 2 week wait in the summer at all other LBS'. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,091
Posted By NRZ

Another Elite user here as well. First I had...

Another Elite user here as well. First I had white/red and now red/white. Only problem I have is I can't seem to keep them clean, but then again, I don't try really hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,585
Posted By NRZ

Jawbones, K Edge Garmin mount (been wanting one...

Jawbones, K Edge Garmin mount (been wanting one forever!), little flashy blinkers for front and rear, new jersey, Park Tool tray for my repair stand and an iPod shuffle. The shuffle will mostly be...
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