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    I dont know if i can ride anymore

    I switched out my worn 10sp DA cass@178 bucks for a Ultegra @$75 but 2oz heavier. I feel like i'm dead in the water trying to turn that weight now,what to do?
    Touch every 3rd person and you'll find an idiot.

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    -Sell your bike.
    -Drop a few lbs.
    Are you serious or trolling?

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    get a colonic... i'm sure there's at least 2oz worth of crap in there that it'll flush out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenGrasshoppr
    get a colonic... i'm sure there's at least 2oz worth of crap in there that it'll flush out.
    Or chop off your head, you can drop several pounds of fat there.


    Troll!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenGrasshoppr
    get a colonic... i'm sure there's at least 2oz worth of crap in there that it'll flush out.
    you are so bad

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    A good shave and a hair cut might get the weight down, but not the turning moments.
    Some people are like a Slinky ... not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you shove them down the stairs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shokhead
    I switched out my worn 10sp DA cass@178 bucks for a Ultegra @$75 but 2oz heavier. I feel like i'm dead in the water trying to turn that weight now,what to do?
    I like making fun of weight-weenies too.

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    Uh-oh, you might have to make up the difference by stripping the paint off your bike.

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    Just snap off a few spokes from each wheel. That'll bring the weight down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shokhead
    I switched out my worn 10sp DA cass@178 bucks for a Ultegra @$75 but 2oz heavier. I feel like i'm dead in the water trying to turn that weight now,what to do?
    a lobotomy??

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    Drill speed holes in your downtube.

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    One word: fiber
    I'm sure you can figure out what will happen.

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    you can't ride anymore because your cassette is 2 oz heavier? i bet sweat more than 2oz after riding 2 miles.

    you can send me your heavy Ultegra and go get a new DA. whenever i think of trading parts to save a few ounces, i remind myself that i'm about 40lbs overweight. and shaving off 40lbs is free.

    edit: when i started i was 40lbs overweight, its been 3 weeks and i'm now about 28lbs overweight.
    Last edited by mlh122; 02-20-07 at 10:04 AM.

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    I would never be able to ride my bike with an additional 2 oz. Id have to be in granny gear going downhill
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    Use your feet as breaks a couple times. You should be able to grind 2oz off the bottom of your shoes after a couple tries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sizzam
    Use your feet as breaks .
    Helps to use the correct word.
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    Well, they will break after you use them as brakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spinnaker
    Or chop off your head, you can drop several pounds of fat there.


    Troll!
    I'd watch where i throw that word around rookie.
    Touch every 3rd person and you'll find an idiot.

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    send me your bike, I'll take care of the problem

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    cry harder, if you cry out an extra 2 ounces, it will all even out.


    You gotta be joking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by operator
    Helps to use the correct word.
    Gah! Oh nooo, am officially one of 'those people' now?


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    I took less water today,worked out great. I could really tell the weight difference. For spinnaker,i'm fricken joking.
    Touch every 3rd person and you'll find an idiot.

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    Next time you go out riding, only fill your water bottle 9\10 full. That should save a couple ozs.
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    Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.

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    This was a good one.
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    Try not eating for 48 hours. All that glycogen in your liver can really weigh you down.
    "Ride lots." -- Eddy Merckx

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