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Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,584
Posted By Carbon Unit
I care too. I am interested in hearing your...

I care too. I am interested in hearing your updates on the Bamboo.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-13-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,584
Posted By Carbon Unit
Yes, there are advantages. I would say that it...

Yes, there are advantages. I would say that it would be a great frame for long rides like a century. After 100 miles on a bamboo you be less fatigued than on other frames. I have ridden them and...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-13-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,584
Posted By Carbon Unit
I bought a Calfee Bamboo frame for my wife. I got...

I bought a Calfee Bamboo frame for my wife. I got a good deal off of Ebay. It still just a frame and fork and it isn't 6-7 pounds. It is heavier than my carbon frame but not by much. It weights...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-11-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,893
Posted By Carbon Unit
I have a carbon fork on my Calfee that was...

I have a carbon fork on my Calfee that was manufactured somewhere between 2003 and 2005 that was made without lawyer lips. I don't think anyone would make them this way now though.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-11-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Carbon Unit
If you are riding Hamilton Pool you are braver...

If you are riding Hamilton Pool you are braver than I am. I have seen very few people riding it and there is always a long string of pissed off drivers behind the cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-11-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Carbon Unit
It is dark when I leave for work and almost dark...

It is dark when I leave for work and almost dark when I get home. The roads near me I consider to be dangerous which means I would need to put my bike in my car and drive somewhere. This is what I...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-11-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Carbon Unit
Thanks, this helps. I did my first workout...

Thanks, this helps. I did my first workout yesterday with TR and Sufferfest. It took a lot of the boredom out of riding in doors and I got a good workout too.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-10-15, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Carbon Unit
Trainer Road and Sufferfest

My cycling performance has really deteriorated since I moved from California to Texas. However, I just started riding with a guy from my work and I am feeling really out of shape. So, I just...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-26-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,991
Posted By Carbon Unit
That is right! I can change my name and without...

That is right! I can change my name and without cutting off any body parts.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-26-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,223
Posted By Carbon Unit
The best long distance road bike is the one that...

The best long distance road bike is the one that you feel most comfortable riding. Ride a bunch of bikes and pick the one that speaks to you.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-26-15, 01:41 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,991
Posted By Carbon Unit
Mine was taken from the first Star Trek movie. ...

Mine was taken from the first Star Trek movie. The Earthlings were referred to as Carbon Units. I am not a Trekkie but I do ride a carbon bike.

Now, I would like to change my name and have a few...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,889
Posted By Carbon Unit
Robert Kahler, who runs the torture clinic, told...

Robert Kahler, who runs the torture clinic, told me not to concern myself with a bike's weight until I had stripped all of the unnecessary fat from my body. So far I haven't lost all of my body fat...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Carbon Unit
I only use Arundel cages. My Arundel cages have...

I only use Arundel cages. My Arundel cages have been on my bike since 2007 and I have never lost a bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-13-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By Carbon Unit
Wow that is a lot of tubes. I use to buy tubes...

Wow that is a lot of tubes. I use to buy tubes from Performance Bike when they went on sale and I think they were 5 for $10.00 several years ago. I still have some of them left. I patch tubes and...
Forum: Introductions 06-08-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Carbon Unit
Where will you be riding? I am also in Austin.

Where will you be riding? I am also in Austin.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,779
Posted By Carbon Unit
If you come across a gorilla riding a bicycle, do...

If you come across a gorilla riding a bicycle, do not make eye contact!
Forum: Road Cycling 05-17-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Carbon Unit
I put Shoe Goo on my Speedplay road cleats and I...

I put Shoe Goo on my Speedplay road cleats and I think there are very walkable. They don't make any clunking sound or slip on wet surfaces. But, there is nothing wrong with riding with mountain...
Forum: Introductions 05-15-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Carbon Unit
Clean bike. What is it? Welcome to the forum.

Clean bike. What is it? Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,468
Posted By Carbon Unit
The larger the bike, the taller the head tube. ...

The larger the bike, the taller the head tube. As long you can fix the fit by shorting the stem, then it might work for you.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-07-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,653
Posted By Carbon Unit
Did the stiff neck last for more than four...

Did the stiff neck last for more than four hours?[/QUOTE]

Yes it did so the doc told to read something boring and the stiffness would go away.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-06-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By Carbon Unit
Parts of Orange County are very bike friendly. I...

Parts of Orange County are very bike friendly. I am from there. Irvine, Newport and Aliso Viejo are great places to ride. Check out Shady Canyon. I was a member of the Bicycle Club of Irvine. ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-06-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By Carbon Unit
Look at a cross bike too. It might have...

Look at a cross bike too. It might have attachment points for a rake.

Where will be living in California? Make sure the roads you will be commuting on are bike friendly.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-04-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By Carbon Unit
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I went from a Selle Anatomica saddle to an SMP Plus. The Selle was the easiest on the sit bones but was causing numbness. The SMP felt like a rock at first but no numbness. The hard as a rock...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-04-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,653
Posted By Carbon Unit
I took Viagra and it gave me a stiff neck.

I took Viagra and it gave me a stiff neck.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-28-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By Carbon Unit
That seems like a big difference to me. I am...

That seems like a big difference to me. I am about the same height as you and I ride a 60. My previous bike was a 62.
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