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Forum: Winter Cycling 12-15-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By raduray
Winter Bike recommendation request

I live in Worcester, MA and work in Westford. I ride my Specialized Roubaix about an hour everyday during my lunch break and I want to continue riding into the winter. The temperature hasn't been a...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-20-10, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By raduray
Lennard Zinn Analysis

Here's Lennard Zinn's analysis: http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/07/news/technical-qa-with-lennard-zinn-why-did-schlecks-chain-come-off_130090
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-19-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By raduray
Shifting while accelerating

Regarding today's TdF stage, I heard a commentator speculate that AS's chain came off when he shifted under acceleration. I know that with the old derailleurs you were supposed to back off while...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,381
Posted By raduray
Well, I thought about braving the wind today but...

Well, I thought about braving the wind today but decided to sit on my ass and watch football all day long. Will have to make up for that tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,331
Posted By raduray
For me, they decided to forgo the horse drawn...

For me, they decided to forgo the horse drawn buggy and rolled out the fully equipped truck:) Seriously, they did a very professional job.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,331
Posted By raduray
I had a heart attack riding out in rural Ohio. ...

I had a heart attack riding out in rural Ohio. 911 call sent the Burton Fire Department rescue crew. They stabilzed me and transported me to local regional hospital from where I was airlifted to...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,981
Posted By raduray
As a relative newbie here, I'm curious as to why...

As a relative newbie here, I'm curious as to why you were banned.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,199
Posted By raduray
Me too:)

Me too:)
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,368
Posted By raduray
REI Nova Headwind Pants...

REI Nova Headwind Pants (http://www.rei.com/product/786461) block wind and are roomy enough for long underwear or tights underneath for those really cold days.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,199
Posted By raduray
Dude, why are you wasting your time with a thread...

Dude, why are you wasting your time with a thread in which you have no interest? Just move on.
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-31-09, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By raduray
I just bought a pair of Pearl Izumi Barrier GTX...

I just bought a pair of Pearl Izumi Barrier GTX shoes two sizes larger than my Specialized Pro Road summer shoes. Tried them on with two pairs of socks. I think the reason I needed two sizes...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-31-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By raduray
Pearl Izumi Barrier Gloves?

Anyone have any feedback on Pearl Izumi Barrier gloves?
I'm looking to keep my hands warm in Central MA winter, but I still want dexterity to manipulate my Ultegra STI shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-27-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By raduray
STI Shifting and Winter Gloves

I've had my new road bike with STI shifters for all of a week. Previously I rode a hybrid with twist shifters. Today was a raw day with temps in the mid 40's and a light mist. I wore my ski gloves...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-26-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By raduray
The lack of consistent sizing, in both clothing...

The lack of consistent sizing, in both clothing and shoes has always been frustrating to me and not just for cycling gear. It makes buying on line a crapshoot with lots of return postage costs and...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-26-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,460
Posted By raduray
I have fond memories of my vacation in Maui and...

I have fond memories of my vacation in Maui and our drive up Haleakala (I was not biking at the time). Saw a lot of tours where the riders were driven to the top in vans and then they rode down. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-25-09, 08:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,320
Posted By raduray
Elevation View

I'm new to this and have just tried Map My Ride and Ride With GPS. Ride With GPS has a neat elevation view that allows you to click on any point on the elevation view and it shows the position on...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-24-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,384
Posted By raduray
Based on my experience with eBay I recommend the...

Based on my experience with eBay I recommend the following:
1. Contact the seller and show him your pictures and ask for a refund. Threaten with negative feedback if necessary and tell him/her...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-23-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By raduray
I just ordered the Racor PBS-2R Two-Bike Floor...

I just ordered the Racor PBS-2R Two-Bike Floor Bike Stand (http://www.amazon.com/Racor-PBS-2R-Two-Bike-Floor-Stand/dp/B000077CPJ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1256346293&sr=8-2)
Forum: Road Cycling 10-23-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By raduray
Regarding the dork disk, I'm the guy with the...

Regarding the dork disk, I'm the guy with the pocket protector and horn rimmed glasses. Also, note the mirror:)
Forum: Road Cycling 10-22-09, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By raduray
Darn, I was looking for a light single bike stand...

Darn, I was looking for a light single bike stand :)
Forum: Road Cycling 10-22-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By raduray
Nice! Congratulations! What is that front...

Nice! Congratulations!
What is that front wheel stand in the last picture?
Forum: Road Cycling 10-22-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,455
Posted By raduray
The one on my new Specialized Roubaix is clear. ...

The one on my new Specialized Roubaix is clear. Hardly noticeable.

http://www.pbase.com/raduray/image/118590614/original.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 10-22-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By raduray
Got the Call: Specialized Roubaix Expert Triple is ready

Monday evening, the LBS called to let me know my Specialized Roubaix Expert Triple had arrived and was ready. I had ordered it mid-July with the expectation that it would be ready late September. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-19-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,506
Posted By raduray
Personally, I'm waiting for Automatic CVT. You...

Personally, I'm waiting for Automatic CVT. You select the cadence and the bike does everything else.
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-19-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By raduray
Winter bike storage

I've recently gotten back into riding after a long hiatus. I live in Central Massachusetts where winter temperatures are often in the teens and rarely single digits or even a bit negative overnight....
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