Last Activity:04-16-2016 11:32 AM
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Posted in thread: Parvilla cycle in Edgewater Md. Was robbed on 04-16-2016 at 03:21 PM
That really stinks!! Hopefully, someone from this forum lives in that area and can spread the
word about the stolen bikes. Hope they get their bikes back soon.
Posted in thread: Who knew? Celeb cyclist on 03-30-2016 at 08:48 PM
"Singer Sheryl Crow climbed Alpe d’Huez in 1 hour 37 minutes." Now, that is pretty incredible!!
Wish I was able to do that!
Posted in thread: Shimano 105 11 Speed Groupset on 03-16-2016 at 10:05 PM
Quick Update:Just for kicks, I went to my LBS today and tried out the Shimano 105 11 speed set.
Thought it was cool, but the shifting system really did not "speak to me" in a way that
inspires me to c...
Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken. on 03-10-2016 at 12:40 AM
Very nice scenery! Thought I recognized that! If you have a chance, check out the Old Rag
Mountain hike. It is pretty long and intense, includes a rock scramble and nice views for the
first 5 miles.
Posted in thread: Shimano 105 11 Speed Groupset on 03-10-2016 at 12:16 AM
Thanks everyone for your thoughts and insights. In discussing this with you and thinking a bit
more, I am talking myself out of this purchase :) Leaning more towards keeping my older Ultegra
10 speed ...
Posted in thread: Shimano 105 11 Speed Groupset on 03-09-2016 at 11:50 PM
Hi:The Ultegra was, unfortunately, $500 more than the 105 set. My poor wallet cannot deal with
that right now :( My current Ultegra is functioning great with no issues at all....and cables,
etc are we...
Posted in thread: Shimano 105 11 Speed Groupset on 03-09-2016 at 08:08 PM
Thanks John! Interested in upgrading because shifting is much cleaner and crisper. I tried the
11 speed and observed that the STI Lever only had to move a short distance for gear changes to
Posted in thread: Shimano 105 11 Speed Groupset on 03-09-2016 at 04:33 PM
Hi:Wanted to know if anyone uses a Shimano 105 11 speed groupset? If so, what do you think of
the shifting and feel of the groupset? My Trek Madone 4.5 has a 4 year old Ultegra shifting
system and my ...
Posted in thread: Aside from water, what's in your Camelbak? on 03-09-2016 at 03:28 PM
Usually just water along with Scratch Labs Exercise drink mix added to the water. Everything
else ends up in my Bell brand storage bag attached to the bike.
Posted in thread: Nutrition in the saddle on 03-09-2016 at 01:54 PM
I'm surprised no one was eating Dunkin Doughnuts or Krispy Kremes. I've been guilty of drinking
cappuccinos during recent rides :)