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Forum: Road Cycling 10-25-10, 07:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,776
Posted By nitropowered
They are late to market because they wanted to...

They are late to market because they wanted to see how Di2 would do. Di2 was also release when the economy was down so it was a very risky business move. Shimano is plenty big and if Di2 tanked, then...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,715
Posted By nitropowered
Many newer cx bikes have more roadish geometry....

Many newer cx bikes have more roadish geometry. So by putting on road tires, it will ride similar to a road bike but not the same.

It used to be that CX bike have really high BBs but now a days...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-10, 01:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,236
Posted By nitropowered
I crash all the time. Shaking off my latest...

I crash all the time.

Shaking off my latest concussion.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-23-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By nitropowered
Ideally, you keep a 90 degree angle between your...

Ideally, you keep a 90 degree angle between your foot and lower leg
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-22-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,498
Posted By nitropowered
Buy two aluminum and use the money you saved on a...

Buy two aluminum and use the money you saved on a quiver of tubular tires and wheels.

I roll with 2 bikes and about 6 pairs of tubular wheels to every cross race
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 08-11-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By nitropowered
UCI C1 races pay points 15 deep, UCI C2 pay 10...

UCI C1 races pay points 15 deep, UCI C2 pay 10 deep.

But you probably don't need to worry about it.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-30-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 997
Posted By nitropowered
I use the road season to train for cyclocross...

I use the road season to train for cyclocross season.

Two bikes, 6 pairs of tubular wheels, pair of clinchers, pressure washer, the works
Forum: Road Cycling 07-29-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,129
Posted By nitropowered
I worked for a domestic pro team for a while, and...

I worked for a domestic pro team for a while, and before they were truly UCI pro team. The riders didn't get paid but got free bikes, kits, etc big race entry fees paid and most of the travel. Me the...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-29-10, 07:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,129
Posted By nitropowered
Pro Tour 30,000 euros 24,000 euros (neo Pro) ...

Pro Tour
30,000 euros
24,000 euros (neo Pro)

Pro Continental
27500
23000 (neo pro)

Continental
Legal minimum wage of the country
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By nitropowered
roll up the shorts

roll up the shorts
Forum: Road Cycling 07-22-10, 08:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,754
Posted By nitropowered
Hey I race Pro/1/2 and we crash too. You will...

Hey I race Pro/1/2 and we crash too. You will never get away from crashing
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-10, 06:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,467
Posted By nitropowered
Usually those small GC guys can't sprint. But...

Usually those small GC guys can't sprint. But they can hold 400W at threshold.

So yeah, I could beat contador or schleck in a sprint, but they'll ride circles around me going up a climb
Forum: Road Cycling 07-01-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,363
Posted By nitropowered
The reason for sleeves as I have been told, is a...

The reason for sleeves as I have been told, is a sleeveless jersey, if you crash right, can suffocate you. If you have sleeves, the sleeves keep the jersey from riding up on your chest/neck and...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-25-10, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By nitropowered
Sorry can't really tell from the pictures.

Sorry can't really tell from the pictures.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-10, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,559
Posted By nitropowered
You really need to plan out your ride. I don't...

You really need to plan out your ride. I don't think I can just go out and "get lost" to get 100 miles
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-10, 06:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,582
Posted By nitropowered
I go the contacts and regular sunglasses route so...

I go the contacts and regular sunglasses route so I can change lens colors or styles without breaking the bank for every pair.

And when it gets dark, you can take them off without being blind.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-10, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By nitropowered
Usually happens when the FD is too high

Usually happens when the FD is too high
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-10, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 229,783
Posted By nitropowered
Hard hilly 110 miles ...

Hard hilly 110 miles

http://www.strava.com/rides/122402
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-10, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By nitropowered
Most 2010 AR's are gone, unless your dealer has...

Most 2010 AR's are gone, unless your dealer has one on the floor.

From the bits and pieces I've gotten from our manufacturers, the prices are going to stay the same
Forum: Road Cycling 06-18-10, 11:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,151
Posted By nitropowered
I have a Lezyne M (medium) caddy and carry 2...

I have a Lezyne M (medium) caddy and carry 2 tubes, two CO2, CO2 inflator and a multitool. Nice part of this bag is the multitool has a separate external pouch so I don't have to unzip the main bag...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-18-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 768
Posted By nitropowered
This. Over the top toward the front to...

This.

Over the top toward the front to tighten (Pedaling motion tightens) and to the back to loosen.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-18-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By nitropowered
25's will probably be better fit for you

25's will probably be better fit for you
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By nitropowered
Mark it and see if it grows

Mark it and see if it grows
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-10, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By nitropowered
Adjusters will always low ball you and hope you...

Adjusters will always low ball you and hope you are stupid and take it. Ask for more (replacement) and usually they will budge.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-10, 04:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,196
Posted By nitropowered
So do you all go to the doctor for your yearly...

So do you all go to the doctor for your yearly check up and say, well I'm not sick, why should I have to pay? Just checking to see if I'm all ok.
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