Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Road Cycling
Reload this Page >

Your Most Recent Cycling-related Purchase

Notices
Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

Your Most Recent Cycling-related Purchase

Old 10-07-19, 07:31 AM
  #18801  
ultrarider7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 50

Bikes: Cannondale Quick Carbon 1, Bianchi Impulso All Road 105

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Liked 16 Times in 7 Posts
It does, but frankly I like how I can get the data off the Cateye with gloves on and frankly I'm used to it. You can see by the sweaty fingerprints on the Karoo that I'm still getting used to it!
ultrarider7 is online now  
Old 10-07-19, 11:33 PM
  #18802  
rkalak
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 1 Post
Just bought matte black Oakley ARO5 helmet
rkalak is offline  
Old 10-07-19, 11:34 PM
  #18803  
rkalak
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 1 Post
As well as 3 pairs of fake Oakley Sutros
rkalak is offline  
Old 10-08-19, 09:42 AM
  #18804  
Greiselman
Member
 
Greiselman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 49

Bikes: 2018 Trek Domane SL 6 // 1999 Trek 5000

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Originally Posted by Smitty2k1 View Post
Jealous, I'm out $245 after mine and all I got was a stem with 10mm difference. Still having problems. Going to start trying every saddle I can get my hands on.
Literally no other adjustments? That... doesn't seem right. My guys spent 30 minutes on just my feet and made a bunch of seemingly minor tweaks that rocked my world.
Greiselman is offline  
Old 10-08-19, 10:11 AM
  #18805  
Smitty2k1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 22
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Originally Posted by Greiselman View Post
Literally no other adjustments? That... doesn't seem right. My guys spent 30 minutes on just my feet and made a bunch of seemingly minor tweaks that rocked my world.
It was a full 3 hour session, we tried all kinds of stuff, did some video analysis, talked through my pain points etc. I think the person knew what they were doing but I sorta stumped them...
The other takeaway was to just try some new saddles, but by the time we got to this conclusion it was about 3 hours in and I technically only paid for 2 hours.
Smitty2k1 is offline  
Old 10-08-19, 04:43 PM
  #18806  
Sy Reene
Advocatus Diaboli
 
Sy Reene's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Wherever I am
Posts: 4,923

Bikes: Merlin Cyrene, Nashbar steel CX

Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2350 Post(s)
Liked 66 Times in 59 Posts
Originally Posted by Smitty2k1 View Post
It was a full 3 hour session, we tried all kinds of stuff, did some video analysis, talked through my pain points etc. I think the person knew what they were doing but I sorta stumped them...
The other takeaway was to just try some new saddles, but by the time we got to this conclusion it was about 3 hours in and I technically only paid for 2 hours.
Just my $.02 and obviously don't know your circumstances, but I can't imagine a bike fitting makes much financial sense until you've probably spent at least 500 miles (arbitrary number) on the bike you have. ie. I think probably a waste of money for a new cyclist on a new bike with no real miles on a bike.
Sy Reene is offline  
Old 10-08-19, 05:02 PM
  #18807  
Smitty2k1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 22
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Originally Posted by Sy Reene View Post
Just my $.02 and obviously don't know your circumstances, but I can't imagine a bike fitting makes much financial sense until you've probably spent at least 500 miles (arbitrary number) on the bike you have. ie. I think probably a waste of money for a new cyclist on a new bike with no real miles on a bike.
I put 1400 miles on the bike before finally trying a professional fit.
Smitty2k1 is offline  
Old 10-08-19, 05:55 PM
  #18808  
Nachoman
well hello there
 
Nachoman's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Point Loma, CA
Posts: 15,021

Bikes: Bill Holland (Road-Ti), Fuji Roubaix Pro (back-up), Bike Friday (folder), Co-Motion (tandem) & Trek 750 (hybrid)

Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 364 Post(s)
Liked 40 Times in 31 Posts

Rudy Project Raydon, with some back up lenses.
__________________
.
.

Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.
Nachoman is offline  
Old 10-16-19, 04:47 AM
  #18809  
android_hosp
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 10

Bikes: Specialized Roubiax, Canyon Endurace

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rotor round chainrings 50/34 with spider. planning to Rotor Inspider power meter when it becomes available.
android_hosp is offline  
Old 10-16-19, 09:24 AM
  #18810  
NoWhammies
Senior Member
 
NoWhammies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posts: 1,018

Bikes: Argon 18 Gallium, BH G7, Rocky Mountain Instinct C70

Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 431 Post(s)
Liked 71 Times in 49 Posts
Shock pump for the mountain bike.



And armor for mountain biking

NoWhammies is offline  
Old 10-16-19, 09:42 AM
  #18811  
phtomita
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Redmond, WA
Posts: 503

Bikes: '86 Nishiki Tri-A, '84 Centurion PT15, '87 Centurion IM Master

Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 156 Post(s)
Liked 19 Times in 18 Posts
Cheap in box e-bike from CL
phtomita is offline  
Likes For phtomita:
Old 10-16-19, 04:52 PM
  #18812  
greenpea
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 12
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Just bought 2 more jerseys...getting too many now.
greenpea is offline  
Old 10-16-19, 06:01 PM
  #18813  
Chi_Z
Senior Member
 
Chi_Z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 330

Bikes: Niner RLT 9 RDO

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 162 Post(s)
Liked 23 Times in 17 Posts
PAS Falconer Aero Helmet - orange

Chi_Z is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.