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Forum: For Sale
05-15-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By t595

I see this post is from last summer. Is the Terry...

I see this post is from last summer. Is the Terry saddle still avail?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,731
Posted By t595

Note that the original post said that DI2 and...

Note that the original post said that DI2 and Mech were same price. DI2 all the way!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,731
Posted By t595

Hey Grizzle don't be offended by that picture....

Hey Grizzle don't be offended by that picture. Two reasons: first this kind of debate goes on here all the time and the search function is your friend. But second, if you hang around here long enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,731
Posted By t595

I have ridden both and currently have Ultegra DI2...

I have ridden both and currently have Ultegra DI2 on my bike. Same price? It is DI2 all day. When I first got the Ultegra a couple of years ago, people asked about it. At the time I said that it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,415
Posted By t595

rms13 nailed it. NO need for anything further.

rms13 nailed it. NO need for anything further.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By t595

I did the Jag wire conversion on a Shimano setup...

I did the Jag wire conversion on a Shimano setup a couple of years ago (both inner and outer). Inner cable broke after about 6000 miles. Cannot recommend that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,224
Posted By t595

I don't think that I would ride that.

I don't think that I would ride that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-17, 05:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,236
Posted By t595

My TI frame creaks just as you describe if the...

My TI frame creaks just as you describe if the skewers are not super tight on the wheels. Try the easy stuff first.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-17, 03:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,243
Posted By t595

Due to some connections that I have, I got a...

Due to some connections that I have, I got a Smith Overtake helmet last year in size L. It looks a little different than the usual bicycle helmet - which I like and it fits well. Not sure of my size...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,312
Posted By t595

Get the shorts - your friends at Nashbar will...

Get the shorts - your friends at Nashbar will have them at a really good price. You need those (and appreciate them) more than the pedals and shoes (but since they are already on order - no problem)!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By t595

KUAT swings down as well. Best rack out there...

KUAT swings down as well. Best rack out there (IMHO)!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,562
Posted By t595

+1 on the long distance for NUUN tablets. Doesn't...

+1 on the long distance for NUUN tablets. Doesn't ruin the flavor (hopefully none) of your water bottle. Mostly though, just plain water
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-17, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,115
Posted By t595

I ride a lot in the mountains of Colorado above...

I ride a lot in the mountains of Colorado above 9000 feet and use the white sleeves for UV protection. Either that or greasy sunblock.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-17, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By t595

Brake calipers (not the shifters) are a ...

Brake calipers (not the shifters) are a proprietary colnago unit and the cassette is 105. Nothing to be concerned about - seems like a good deal!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-17, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By t595

"My guess is this will be my last road bike" ...

"My guess is this will be my last road bike"

Based on your current history - I would guess not.

Seriously though that is a beautiful frame. I would stick with Campi as well and keep the euro...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,752
Posted By t595

I have used Kuat for a long time and highly...

I have used Kuat for a long time and highly recommend them. Only issue is that you need a receiver trailer hitch.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By t595

I have had a Cygolite for a couple of years now...

I have had a Cygolite for a couple of years now although not sure which one. It is rechargeable and lasts about 30 hours between charges. I use it all the time when on the road and have been happy...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By t595

I have done both CL and ebay and the opinions...

I have done both CL and ebay and the opinions here are about right. Check Bicycle Blue book for a starting point. As for CL, as cheesy as it sounds I always put something in like "this is a fair...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,909
Posted By t595

Nah you aren't a dick but maybe just a little...

Nah you aren't a dick but maybe just a little insensitive. Calling you a dick was a little over reactive on their part. Clear your throat, cough or just say "left" as you come up and you should be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By t595

Before someone else suggests it, Boyd wheels....

Before someone else suggests it, Boyd wheels. High quality, cost effective great customer service. Any questions (no shill here - just satisfied customer)? Also look at our friend psimet on the 41.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,531
Posted By t595

If you have to come to the 41 to ask an ethics...

If you have to come to the 41 to ask an ethics question, well I think that you already know the answer
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By t595

Yea, sorry mcours for the sage advice. After I...

Yea, sorry mcours for the sage advice. After I hit 60 I realized that I just didn't need any more s*** just because it was a good deal. But you are welcome to load up on stuff if you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By t595

The correct number of bikes is N+1 right? If...

The correct number of bikes is N+1 right?
If you have the cash and it is a good deal and you have the space - why not? On the other hand you have to recognize that just because you can doesn't mean...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By t595

"10 speed cranks are getting harder to find and...

"10 speed cranks are getting harder to find and when you do find them they usually end up more expensive than the 11 speed cranks."
Yes that is what I found and really prompted the original...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-16, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By t595

Cool - thanks.

Cool - thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By t595

11s crank on 10s Chain?

I am looking to switch over to an Ultegra compact crank on my bike. In looking around it is hard to find a shimano 10 speed crank anymore. Lots of 11 speed though. Any reason why I can't use the 6800...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-16, 07:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,158
Posted By t595

Interesting Poll. Need to have some geography...

Interesting Poll. Need to have some geography included too. I use 53-39 in Charlotte NC for rolling hills and flatland. I have 50-34 on my bike in Colorado for the climbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-16, 05:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,390
Posted By t595

The bike flights site looks pretty cost...

The bike flights site looks pretty cost effective. I have shipped bikes UPS after self boxing and it was pretty expensive. Charlotte to DC was like $120. Also tried the hard case thing. Besides...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 05:28 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,282
Posted By t595

If you are serious about TI, take a look at...

If you are serious about TI, take a look at Lynskey. A little less cost than Moots and all of the benefits of titanium. Plus they will do a custom sizing for you. Moots are great bikes but a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-16, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,611
Posted By t595

Certainly this for me and I would add that if I...

Certainly this for me and I would add that if I cycle enough (75-100 miles per week) I can pretty much eat anything and not gain weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,464
Posted By t595

I have been using the Afterhokz for a couple of...

I have been using the Afterhokz for a couple of years now and they work pretty good. They are good to about 25 mph when the wind noise kind of interferes with things. The good news is that they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By t595

Two words: Loctite Blue

Two words: Loctite Blue
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,334
Posted By t595

I am around 200 lbs and ride Boyd wheels. I have...

I am around 200 lbs and ride Boyd wheels. I have about 4000 miles on them and have had zero issues. Have not had to true them yet either. I did have a question about the skewers and got a response...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,193
Posted By t595

I cannot comment on your geometry questions since...

I cannot comment on your geometry questions since I have had a M/L R220 for about 7 years now. What I can say is that it is a mighty fine ride. I have over 10,000 miles on it and the only complaint...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-15, 12:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,547
Posted By t595

I generally buy a reasonably recent used bike...

I generally buy a reasonably recent used bike with good components and then customize the little stuff (seat, pedals, handlebar etc.) and then do all maintenance myself. Never built up a bike from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 04:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,610
Posted By t595

One other comment about saying that you are a...

One other comment about saying that you are a cash buyer. It signals to the shop that you are a serious customer and ready to buy. They are paying interest on the bikes that are on the floor and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By t595

I did one this summer in Colorado by myself and...

I did one this summer in Colorado by myself and had a good time. Find some folks going the same speed and hang with them for a while. Take your turn at the front. Be aware of what people are around,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 03:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By t595

I am impressed so far that the 41 has dealt with...

I am impressed so far that the 41 has dealt with this honest question in a useful and polite fashion. Lots of good suggestions above. If this continues I will know that the apocalypse is nigh.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,456
Posted By t595

A little over your price range, but Kuat racks...

A little over your price range, but Kuat racks are great. I have been using one a lot this past year and they mount easily including a cam lock in the reciever so the rack doesn't sway. the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,241
Posted By t595

I would not accept that.

I would not accept that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 49,476
Posted By t595

Vail Colorado to State Bridge. About 72 miles or...

Vail Colorado to State Bridge. About 72 miles or so with a nasty climb out of Wolcott and then again back out of State Bridge. Average 16.8 mph
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By t595

+1 for Voler.

+1 for Voler.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By t595

I have spent some time up that way riding dirt...

I have spent some time up that way riding dirt bikes (KTM 450) using Crested Butte as a base. IMO, there is not much reason to ride a road bike up there. Paved roads are few and pretty one...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-15, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By t595

I don't think it is necessary to lube chain that...

I don't think it is necessary to lube chain that much. Good quality lube should last several hundred miles unless you are riding in the rain or on particularly dirty areas. If you lube every ride,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,954
Posted By t595

NICE flowchart! However it doesn't capture the...

NICE flowchart! However it doesn't capture the upgrade question. Would be interested in your decision tree for that too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By t595

so the equation is this: Elevation rise divided...

so the equation is this: Elevation rise divided by horizontal distance times 100 equals percent of grade. So a short section of the ride may have a 5 foot rise in elevation over a 20 foot horizontal...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 45,467
Posted By t595

I am late to this discussion, but have had a...

I am late to this discussion, but have had a Lynskey 230 for about 5 years now and it is a great bike. Frank;y either frame is going to be fine, just need to look at the components and see what is to...
03-24-15, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,320
Posted By t595

As always, BF comes through with good answers. I...

As always, BF comes through with good answers. I think that I get it now. XC is lightweight and less suspension travel. Trail is heavier with more suspension travel. Can probably take a better...
03-23-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,320
Posted By t595

XC vs Trail vs All Mountain - what's the diff?

Help needed - long time roadie going to be in the rocky mountains this summer and need to get a mountain bike. I know all about road bikes and could easily spec build and ride what I want there, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,580
Posted By t595

I looked at both earlier this year and chose the...

I looked at both earlier this year and chose the BMW X3 with 3.5 liter engine. I found a 3013 with 22k miles and paid about $37k for a CPO version. Quite a bit less than retail. I like the styling...
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