REVscene - Vancouver Automotive Forum


Welcome to the REVscene Automotive Forum forums.

Registration is Free!You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today! The banners on the left side and below do not show for registered users!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.


Go Back   REVscene Automotive Forum > Vancouver LifeStyles (VLS) > Sports, Sports Entertainment and Fitness

Sports, Sports Entertainment and Fitness THIS SPACE OPEN FOR ADVERTISEMENT. YOU SHOULD BE ADVERTISING HERE!
Athletics, Hockey, Soccer, basketball, organize games/events, aerobics, nutritional supplements. Also the home for sports and sports entertainment threads.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-11-2016, 01:04 PM   #7126
ZN6
I bringith the lowerballerith
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Van
Posts: 1,158
Thanked 1,132 Times in 398 Posts
I instantly regret selling my roubaix today.....
Advertisement
ZN6 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2016, 07:20 PM   #7127
I contribute to threads in the offtopic forum
 
Doubl3_H's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Cnd
Posts: 2,946
Thanked 143 Times in 38 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZN6 View Post
I instantly regret selling my roubaix today.....
What's the story?


Got blinded by a limited edition gold c60 this morning at Stanley Park. That bike is gorgeous
__________________
,___,
[O.o]....O'Rly?
/)__)
-"--"-
Doubl3_H is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2016, 08:34 PM   #7128
ZN6
I bringith the lowerballerith
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Van
Posts: 1,158
Thanked 1,132 Times in 398 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Doubl3_H View Post
What's the story?


Got blinded by a limited edition gold c60 this morning at Stanley Park. That bike is gorgeous
No story, I just have sellers remorse
ZN6 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2016, 08:44 PM   #7129
Mr.Spahkle, So BLING it hurts!
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: richmond
Posts: 4,647
Thanked 507 Times in 228 Posts
Hope everyone that did the fondo had a great time!

This year was extremely fast, probably because of the clear weather and no wind.

We had a mixed team of 8 (6 men 2 women) and was going for the mixed team win.

Sent 3 of our fastest guys out to smash it, they rolled through at 3hrs35mins.

The remaining 3 of us supported the 2 women and paced them to the line and we crossed at 4hr12min.

It was a great plan and we took the podium for the mixed team category! It was really awesome to end the season with a win at Whistler Gran Fondo

604CEFIRO is online now  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 09-11-2016, 09:26 PM   #7130
RS controls my life!
 
tomatogunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: vancouver
Posts: 775
Thanked 1,632 Times in 271 Posts
You're just a beast man. Congrats on a great ride to and from Whistler
tomatogunk is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 09-12-2016, 12:03 AM   #7131
HELP ME PLS!!!
 
6793026's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: BC, HK, USA
Posts: 5,500
Thanked 1,296 Times in 450 Posts
Great job my man. You're the Pender guys that my friends keep talking about all the time.
__________________
Arguing on the internet is like running in the SPECIAL OLYMPICS.

Even if you win, you're still retarded.
6793026 is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 09-12-2016, 12:09 AM   #7132
I Will not Admit my Addiction to RS
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: burnaby
Posts: 509
Thanked 1,056 Times in 153 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZN6 View Post
No story, I just have sellers remorse
I thought it was because of its successor.... with stupid futureshock for steertube

https://www.specialized.com/ca/en/bikes/road/roubaix

mekaw is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 10:56 AM   #7133
I contribute to threads in the offtopic forum
 
Derek_N84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: vancouver
Posts: 2,820
Thanked 211 Times in 93 Posts
tempted to unfollow 604Cefiro on Strava, so demoralizing

good job on the Fondo!
__________________
vancouver canucks hockey
Derek_N84 is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 09-12-2016, 11:19 AM   #7134
I contribute to threads in the offtopic forum
 
Derek_N84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: vancouver
Posts: 2,820
Thanked 211 Times in 93 Posts
On another note, I'm thinking of picking a Garmin 520 ..anyone have an idea where the cheapest place may be? Or if anyone is looking to sell theirs?
__________________
vancouver canucks hockey
Derek_N84 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 12:59 PM   #7135
UFO
I *heart* Revscene.net very Muchie
 
UFO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Van, BC
Posts: 3,594
Thanked 686 Times in 411 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by mekaw View Post
I thought it was because of its successor.... with stupid futureshock for steertube
That futueshock pretty much does what this did 25 years ago...
UFO is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 09-12-2016, 01:24 PM   #7136
HELP ME PLS!!!
 
6793026's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: BC, HK, USA
Posts: 5,500
Thanked 1,296 Times in 450 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derek_N84 View Post
On another note, I'm thinking of picking a Garmin 520 ..anyone have an idea where the cheapest place may be? Or if anyone is looking to sell theirs?
I was looking into it also, but i'm saving for a new crank and some winter clothing first.

Garmin 520 Cycling Computer
__________________
Arguing on the internet is like running in the SPECIAL OLYMPICS.

Even if you win, you're still retarded.
6793026 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 03:10 PM   #7137
Wunder? Wonder?? Wander???
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: home
Posts: 244
Thanked 57 Times in 30 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6793026 View Post
I was looking into it also, but i'm saving for a new crank and some winter clothing first.

Garmin 520 Cycling Computer
is ultegra crankset not good enough for you?
aalex is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 03:32 PM   #7138
ZN6
I bringith the lowerballerith
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Van
Posts: 1,158
Thanked 1,132 Times in 398 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derek_N84 View Post
On another note, I'm thinking of picking a Garmin 520 ..anyone have an idea where the cheapest place may be? Or if anyone is looking to sell theirs?
amazon has them for 399 free shipping and it's brand new. I'll get one when my health spending account at work refills in the new year.
ZN6 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 03:50 PM   #7139
HELP ME PLS!!!
 
6793026's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: BC, HK, USA
Posts: 5,500
Thanked 1,296 Times in 450 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by aalex View Post
is ultegra crankset not good enough for you?
Got a 172.5 ultegra but after getting a bike fit, a 168.5 or a 165 is ideal. Need to either swap with someone or get a new one

(Shimano Ultegra FC-6800 crank 11s 50-34ma)
__________________
Arguing on the internet is like running in the SPECIAL OLYMPICS.

Even if you win, you're still retarded.

Last edited by 6793026; 09-12-2016 at 06:49 PM.
6793026 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 04:10 PM   #7140
RS controls my life!
 
tomatogunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: vancouver
Posts: 775
Thanked 1,632 Times in 271 Posts
I may have a 170mm ultegra crank lying around at home that I can swap you. I'll have to check once I get home

EDIT: On another note, if the Garmin 520 is $399 CAD + taxes , you can score an 820 for roughly the same amount at ~$450 CAD delivered from eBay They send it via USPS too, so highly unlikely that get dinged

Last edited by tomatogunk; 09-12-2016 at 05:58 PM.
tomatogunk is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 06:15 PM   #7141
Diagonally parked in a parallel universe
 
azncreationz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: BBY North
Posts: 1,490
Thanked 180 Times in 124 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZN6 View Post
I instantly regret selling my roubaix today.....
At least you got some cash out of it to help with the new bike!
I gave a buddy 2 parts bikes today, thinking he could use the parts or even build them back up. When I got there, he threw them straight into the scrap metal dumpster! That was kind of annoying, as there were some good parts on there that I could have used down the line. Well, lesson learned, not going to give him any more bikes, I rather donate them to OCB, at least I know they'll recycle the parts.
azncreationz is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2016, 08:12 PM   #7142
Mr.Spahkle, So BLING it hurts!
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: richmond
Posts: 4,647
Thanked 507 Times in 228 Posts
Ribble bro

$329 plus 10% off code GARMIN10 free ship.

I found that I would never look at the maps. Most ppl I know went from the 810 to 510 after a while bc of the same reason.


Garmin - Ribble Cycles




Quote:
Originally Posted by ZN6 View Post
amazon has them for 399 free shipping and it's brand new. I'll get one when my health spending account at work refills in the new year.
604CEFIRO is online now  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 09-12-2016, 11:56 PM   #7143
Rs has made me the man i am today!
 
cctw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Richmond
Posts: 3,240
Thanked 159 Times in 93 Posts
any good deals on wheels???
cctw is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2016, 09:14 AM   #7144
Where's my RS Christmas Lobster?!
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: VAncouver
Posts: 895
Thanked 752 Times in 144 Posts
Which of you guys rides in this group?

Cyclists behaving badly: Driver says group ignoring road rules | CTV Vancouver News
minoru_tanaka is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2016, 10:46 AM   #7145
HELP ME PLS!!!
 
6793026's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: BC, HK, USA
Posts: 5,500
Thanked 1,296 Times in 450 Posts
^ It's been going on for months.

1) i'm guilty for saying I haven't stopped for every single stop sign when it comes to riding.
2) last guy should be saying car back but he/she is usually a newbie and doesn't yell out or get passed down to the front.
__________________
Arguing on the internet is like running in the SPECIAL OLYMPICS.

Even if you win, you're still retarded.
6793026 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2016, 12:44 PM   #7146
Captain Happy Bubble is my Homeboy
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: 604
Posts: 330
Thanked 139 Times in 68 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by minoru_tanaka View Post
Just watched the clip. I ride and I drive. I side with drivers on this one, pack of riders should go single file and let cars through. That guy shouting at reporter is an arse.
whitev70r is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2016, 12:56 PM   #7147
ZN6
I bringith the lowerballerith
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Van
Posts: 1,158
Thanked 1,132 Times in 398 Posts
That's why I tend to ride alone or no more than one or two friends who generally have good road manner. I fucking hate people who insist on riding side by side having to chat up or jerk each other off while on their bikes. Like, I get cycling is social, but so is drinking, and when you act up you're gonna get knocked the fuck out eventually.
ZN6 is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 09-13-2016, 01:29 PM   #7148
RS Veteran
 
bcrdukes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: YYZ / YUL
Posts: 24,521
Thanked 6,346 Times in 2,496 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by minoru_tanaka View Post
One of the guys in that group is Wormiez and he is the one who shouts at the reporter.

Spoiler!
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by slowguy
Fuck you hipster
Quote:
Originally Posted by GLOW View Post
no one said being a hipster was cheap.
bcrdukes is offline  
Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
This post FAILED by:
Old 09-13-2016, 01:36 PM   #7149
HELP ME PLS!!!
 
6793026's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: BC, HK, USA
Posts: 5,500
Thanked 1,296 Times in 450 Posts
Riding alone just doesn't do it for me anymore. I thought I accomplished well doing century rides & triple crown etc but I didn't know how or where to push myself as a newbie. Wasn't until after riding with a group that I realized I needed to learn how to draft, ride faster, push proper watts etc.

Again, guilty as a newbie and being in a riding group totally opened my eyes.
__________________
Arguing on the internet is like running in the SPECIAL OLYMPICS.

Even if you win, you're still retarded.
6793026 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2016, 02:01 PM   #7150
RS controls my life!
 
tomatogunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: vancouver
Posts: 775
Thanked 1,632 Times in 271 Posts
^ Have you club shopped? I've been riding with the same group since last year. It was fine then when I had 0 skills and was just new to the sport but I feel that its about time to find a group that will challenge & take my skills to new heights.

Last edited by tomatogunk; 09-13-2016 at 02:20 PM.
tomatogunk is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Revscene.net cannot be held accountable for the actions of its members nor does the opinions of the members represent that of Revscene.net