Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 73
Search took 0.40 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Spartannia
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By Spartannia
Fairly "meh". Came stock on my CAAD10....

Fairly "meh". Came stock on my CAAD10. Proprietary spokes are annoying, especially when you destroy a couple of them (and you will). Mine have been relegated to almost full-time rollers/trainer duty.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-16-14, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 3,076,277
Posted By Spartannia
Dat seatpost...

Dat seatpost...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-12-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,503
Posted By Spartannia
That course was so much nicer last year after...

That course was so much nicer last year after they repaved all the roads...Awesome course.

Might head there in a couple weeks to shoot the race.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,744
Posted By Spartannia
If you're so worried about what riding is going...

If you're so worried about what riding is going to do to your hair, pick yourself up one of these.

http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110709145920/scrubs/images/c/cc/5x22-Hairmet.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 06-18-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22,919
Views: 3,671,733
Posted By Spartannia
Very hot. Love the blue.

Very hot. Love the blue.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,685
Posted By Spartannia
You're being overly cautious here, and that might...

You're being overly cautious here, and that might be a big understatement. Trust me, carbon forks do not just shear on impact in a crash. It's an extremely strong material...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,685
Posted By Spartannia
I've got a Defy 1, so I can address a few of your...

I've got a Defy 1, so I can address a few of your concerns.

First, the bars. One of the big advantages of drop bars over riser bars is the variety of hand positions you can use. If you do indeed...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,541
Posted By Spartannia
Not a terribly interesting story on my part, but...

Not a terribly interesting story on my part, but here goes...

Grew up watching the Tour De France with my mom on lazy summer mornings. I was entering middle school just as Lance was starting to...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-20-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,754
Posted By Spartannia
Touched 45 MPH descending into Cayucos, on a bike...

Touched 45 MPH descending into Cayucos, on a bike that wasn't mine, on roads that I'd never ridden before. Decided to ease up in the interest of self-preservation.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-15-14, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8,928
Views: 1,881,532
Posted By Spartannia
Ann Arbor spring training series? How's the...

Ann Arbor spring training series? How's the course this year? So many potholes on their old course.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-07-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By Spartannia
Yes. I've got a pair of the Elite Barrier shoe...

Yes. I've got a pair of the Elite Barrier shoe covers, and my feet have actually been uncomfortably warm at times in 35-40 degree weather.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-21-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By Spartannia
Thanks, that sounds perfect! We'll be staying in...

Thanks, that sounds perfect! We'll be staying in Morro Bay for a few days, so fairly easy to just hop on hwy 1. Fairly safe for cyclists on that road?
Forum: Road Cycling 12-20-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By Spartannia
Favorite routes around Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo?

I'm taking a trip out to California next week and I'm looking to do some serious riding. Already acquired a Felt AR3 for the week, and now I just need to know where to go. It'll be a couple of days...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,520
Posted By Spartannia
Depends on what I'm planning to do for the day....

Depends on what I'm planning to do for the day. If It's a short, easy ride, then 45 minutes or 2 episodes of Scrubs on Netflix, whatever is longer. Saturday mornings in the winter, I take my bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-13, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22,919
Views: 3,671,733
Posted By Spartannia
Very hot.

Very hot.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-12-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,898
Posted By Spartannia
This was supposed to be my first full season of...

This was supposed to be my first full season of racing...

Crashed out of a race in late May when things were going really well. Got bronchitis shortly after that. Tried to race with bronchitis,...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-27-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,422
Posted By Spartannia
I was on a training ride earlier this summer, and...

I was on a training ride earlier this summer, and I'm pretty sure Frankie Andreu flew past me. Does that count?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-24-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,386
Posted By Spartannia
In the eyes of most drivers in SE Michigan,...

In the eyes of most drivers in SE Michigan, riding a bicycle in the road means you're less than human. It's not uncommon for somebody driving in the opposite direction, 2+ lanes away, to lay on their...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-18-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,374
Posted By Spartannia
There's a perfect route right near my apartment...

There's a perfect route right near my apartment that's just about 20K. If I want to just get in a quick ride, or a nice recovery roll, that's what I'll do: http://www.strava.com/activities/71659977
...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-29-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 19,796
Posted By Spartannia
A good pale definitely helps ease the pain of...

A good pale definitely helps ease the pain of being awful at this sport. Top five right now:

Lagunitas Hop Stoopid
Founder's Red's Rye
Bell's Two Hearted
Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-27-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 116,085
Posted By Spartannia
I'll see you at a few of those races for sure. I...

I'll see you at a few of those races for sure. I went to watch the Grand Rapids race a few years ago, when it was hosting the US Pro Criterium Championships. Very cool course, a few first turns in...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-26-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 116,085
Posted By Spartannia
Excellent write-up. Not surprised that the last...

Excellent write-up. Not surprised that the last corner took out a few guys. As I was rolling back to the start line in the wheel truck, the official mentioned that it was something like a 150-degree...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-25-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 116,085
Posted By Spartannia
Tour De Frankenmuth (MI), Cat 5 road race, 2...

Tour De Frankenmuth (MI), Cat 5 road race, 2 laps/32 miles total.

Aside from cold temperatures this morning, it was a perfect day for racing. Good course, excellent pavement, minimal wind, etc. We...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-23-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,750
Posted By Spartannia
Whole bunch of reasons... 1. Most important,...

Whole bunch of reasons...

1. Most important, I'm dating the sister of one of the owners. Wouldn't play well if I were buying a whole bunch of stuff on Amazon/Nashbar/etc.

2. They've been great...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-23-13, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22,919
Views: 3,671,733
Posted By Spartannia
I'm really enjoying the paint on this one.

I'm really enjoying the paint on this one.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 73

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:43 PM.