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April 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Look Quartz Pedals

Hi all, I purchased a pair of Look Quartz pedals. They rock! Easy to clip in and out of. I also have SPD and Candy's. These have a better feel with enough float for my pedaling style. Mine are red and I put them on my Redline Sport. Make sure to add a shim, I used mine with my Specialized shoes. Without the shims it is hard to get locked in.

Added by Steve Leopard on April 30, 2009 at 4:18pm — No Comments

FS: Race Ready 2003 Bianchi Axis

2003 Bianchi Axis - 55cm (slightly compact/sloping frame, will therefore fit anyone in a 54-57cm range)



Race Ready; bought the frame and fork stock a couple years back. With the exception of the seatpost and headset, everything else has been spec'd out for an extremely race-oriented bike. That being said, the bike is incredibly versatile and with a few minor adjustments would be perfect for everyday road use.



Components:



2008 Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow Saddle… Continue

Added by Jason Alvarado on April 28, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Rainier High

So I have been over at the Rainier High School course looking at different lines and ways we can change it up a bit but keep the big climb, there is also a nice set of stairs about 40 in total that would be a nice addition, but might kill a guy! last years course was pretty cool and very fast maybe a few more tight turns?

Added by smitty on April 23, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Back on the bike!

Finally I can go outside and ride my bike! Today Jesse Lopez and I another Crossniac are planning on taking the Mountain bikes out, I`am to wear a heart rate monitor and not let it go over 175, and also try to keep it at a level 150-155 we will see not always easy on an MTB ride! In December I purchased a Cannondale F2 and and two days after receiving it I was in the hospital, so this will be its break in ride along with mine, and I`m sure Jesse will try to burry me but I just have to ride my… Continue

Added by smitty on April 18, 2009 at 7:22am — No Comments

A "Roubaix" ride

Well… the Easter weekend sure turned out better than expected! Some decent biking (including a “Roubaix” like ride in hell on Sunday afternoon), some good beer, good eating, good family time, and I enjoyed Slumdog Millionaire a lot on Friday night.



But the big bonus of the weekend happened yesterday. A few months ago, my LBS hooked me up with a decent beginner road bike for my wife. A Felt Z90 that we pimped up a bit with a mix of 105/Ultegra components. So after training on the… Continue

Added by Bryan Kirk on April 14, 2009 at 8:35am — 1 Comment

Suggestions on Cross shoes

Newbie here. What would be a good setup for cross shoes and pedals that would work for road rides too?

Added by Steve Leopard on April 14, 2009 at 6:53am — 7 Comments

T minus 170 days (or something like that)

The denial is over. Me and cross were more than likely a match made in heaven, but I guess I was in denial. Since my “lifestyle change” in 2006 (the losing 100 lbs and getting back in shape thing) I flirted with running and with triathlons and duathlons. And I had a blast. But there was always “something” missing.



Different circumstances and events have leaded me to cross in the past months, and it is finally all coming together! I currently have my favourite bike mech starting to… Continue

Added by Bryan Kirk on April 9, 2009 at 6:59am — 4 Comments

DeathRow Velo Cross Team

Hi...I recently read a post about unattached riders and wanted to let everyone know we are starting a national cycling team for road, mtb & cross. Please visit www.deathrowvelo.com for more info and to sign up.

We also will be running an ad campaign with Cyclocross Magazine so you may see some banner ads on this and their main site soon. As well as some product spotlights for our new cycling clothing line.

I am a roadie but getting dragged onto a cross bike this season...gulp...by… Continue

Added by John Landino on April 4, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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