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Forum: Road Cycling 04-11-09, 08:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,068
Posted By JFO-NY
Three weeks ago, brand new white 08 Cervelo R3,...

Three weeks ago, brand new white 08 Cervelo R3, 3T fork & FSA seatpost for $1500, frame only from LBS...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-30-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By JFO-NY
yes but no...

"I have to say, I don't think ProTour is about cash; the UCI is a non-profit organization, while ASO and other tour organizers are commercial entities. Besides, from what I can tell the fees are less...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-23-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,869
Posted By JFO-NY
Oh man...

Oh man...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-23-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By JFO-NY
UCI pro tour is designation based on money, the...

UCI pro tour is designation based on money, the idea being the biggest teams with the biggest budgets and star riders will pay more money to get guaranteed entry into the major events. The ASO killed...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-29-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,592
Posted By JFO-NY
Sounds like you need a professional fitting...

Sounds like you need a professional fitting first... Then it's a question of money and what you can acquire locally. I don't imagine LBSs in the UK are more supportive to mail order buyers than in...
Forum: Northeast 09-08-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,219
Posted By JFO-NY
S'lope alternatives

There is a closer shop - the name escapes me and I can't find them on the internet but they're on 7th ave bet 13th -14th, next to the Union Market.

That said - I usually end up at R&A, though...
Forum: Northeast 09-08-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By JFO-NY
USCF... oh man, Im showing my age. Never had a...

USCF... oh man, Im showing my age. Never had a 'senior moment re: cycling - until now.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-08-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,536
Posted By JFO-NY
Clark Kent, now thats a bike name I haven't heard...

Clark Kent, now thats a bike name I haven't heard in decades... but this ain't one - I had one. The decals are not correct - and there was no ultegra+sti+dual control shifting back then. Of course...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-08-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By JFO-NY
Oh man, I knew something was up on the way home...

Oh man, I knew something was up on the way home to Brooklyn from 9W... Almost ruined my morning like four times.
Forum: Northeast 09-02-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By JFO-NY
USCF - united states cycling federation. You want...

USCF - united states cycling federation. You want to wait until they start the '09 year though, otherwise you'll end up with an '08 license and will ned to reapply... Good luck out there
Forum: Road Cycling 08-19-08, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By JFO-NY
Not sure if this has been posted yet but have you...

Not sure if this has been posted yet but have you had your blood values checked? Check your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, you may be pre diabetic or diabetic. Given your weight/height and what...
Forum: Northeast 07-21-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By JFO-NY
This is a steel frame? Road or Mtn? A frame...

This is a steel frame? Road or Mtn? A frame builder may want to replace the whole dropout and it might be expensive ($150?). Simply bending it back can leave you with alignment issues. If it's alu...
Forum: Northeast 07-01-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,208
Posted By JFO-NY
Seriously?

You realize "Brooklyn" was an Italian chewing gum that sponsored a European professional team in the '70s... it's not a borough thing. There may be knock-offs like the Bronx hat you've seen but...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-04-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,022
Posted By JFO-NY
sacramento???

Sacramento? Why don't you go on the river rides? Tues, Thurs and Sat??? I cut my teeth on those... Some of the best group rides in the country. Tues/Thurs should be GREAT racing training - If you...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,063
Posted By JFO-NY
3yrs after microdiscectomy (S1) and no probs...

3yrs after microdiscectomy (S1) and no probs riding. I have been riding/racing for 20 odd yrs though - and the riding had no relation to the sciatica. You may want to pay careful attention to your...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-11-07, 01:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,508
Posted By JFO-NY
@flashbazbo: your issue is geography. "Remember...

@flashbazbo: your issue is geography. "Remember that the primary goal of an LBS is NOT entertaining you with cool stuff. If they've got cool stuff there all year and end up inventorying it at the...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-11-07, 01:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,508
Posted By JFO-NY
@chunkyb: you have the chronology wrong -...

@chunkyb: you have the chronology wrong - campagnolo is like mac, the first, the best and the original. but campy got lazy and was copied and surpassed by in some respects by shimano ie windows....
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,126
Posted By JFO-NY
dpq

OK, shoes are very subjective, what fits one may not fit another. True also that genius 5 is $230-250, Ive owned them (good god has it been 12 years already?) and they're fine. But when Sidi started...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-07, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,126
Posted By JFO-NY
Sidis are a rip-off, you're paying for the name...

Sidis are a rip-off, you're paying for the name and the endorsement to Bettini. Compare a $400 sidi road shoe to any other pro shoe (probably $250 or less -DMT, Diadora, Carnac, Adidas, Northwave)...
Forum: Introductions 08-16-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By JFO-NY
Re: East Hill

Yes, pics of all bikes should get posted this weekend. Ironically the Bottecchia will be going back to Ca to live with my brother soon - the bane of all NY'ers, the lack of storage space. Thinking...
Forum: Introductions 08-16-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By JFO-NY
well...

It's possible, I did reply to his introduction to mention the same.
Forum: Northeast 08-15-07, 01:48 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 22,366
Posted By JFO-NY
Sign me up... on the island right now but moving...

Sign me up... on the island right now but moving back to Bklyn this fall.
Forum: Introductions 08-15-07, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By JFO-NY
Yet another New Yorker

Im originally from Ca, now living, working and riding in NYC. I started racing in the 70s (I really didn't want to date myself) and after a brief hiatus after moving to NY Im back on the road.
Forum: Introductions 08-15-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By JFO-NY
New here too - funny thing, we probably pass each...

New here too - funny thing, we probably pass each other regularly. I come down the HH from 200th to Houston, this will change soon though, Im moving back to Bklyn this fall. Cheers.
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