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Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,633
Posted By smoke
after some more riding, i have to say that my...

after some more riding, i have to say that my first impressions were correct. i spent four hours in the saddle today in the cento. it took an hour and a half to get them situated correctly. things...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,960
Posted By smoke
the bars are pretty much level now. i was still...

the bars are pretty much level now. i was still adjusting fit and stuff. this is my favorite saddle; they don't make it in white
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,055
Posted By smoke
yeah, the vittoria open corsa is the best tire...

yeah, the vittoria open corsa is the best tire i've found for suppleness. and i agree, they cut and shred so damn fast you wouldn't believe it. i finally gave up and i ride the pro 4 now. not...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-14, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By smoke
this. bont is the exact wrong answer. ...

this. bont is the exact wrong answer.

probably the wrong size shoe, but you may try tightening the top of the closure. you may simply have the shoe on so loosely that after a while your foot...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,633
Posted By smoke
okay, well, i'll start out with what ya don't...

okay, well, i'll start out with what ya don't get. what you don't get is the little nylon mesh bag and the cleaning agent. that doesn't really matter to me; i don't wash my bibs in those bags, and...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-06-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,633
Posted By smoke
i needed some new bibs and just bought a pair of...

i needed some new bibs and just bought a pair of the S7 cento. put 3.5 hours in them today. doing some serious hill climbing tomorrow. gimme a day or two and i'll write a lengthy review of them
Forum: Road Cycling 06-06-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 196,443
Posted By smoke
toward the Galibier: 385521

toward the Galibier:

385521
Forum: Road Cycling 06-06-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,960
Posted By smoke
because it's really not important thanks for...

because it's really not important

thanks for the advice, but nope - saddle stays, tape stays
Forum: Road Cycling 06-06-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,960
Posted By smoke
i'm still working on adjusting the front end. ...

i'm still working on adjusting the front end. angle of the picture made it look worse than it was. bars have rotated down quite a bit, and shifters pulled back. if anyone wants to see it in its...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,960
Posted By smoke
385365

385365
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,679,575
Posted By smoke
385354

385354
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25,657
Views: 14,411,647
Posted By smoke
385352 -frame, fork, headset, and stem: 2013...

385352

-frame, fork, headset, and stem: 2013 Time ZXRS
-shifters, drivetrain: Dura-Ace 11-speed di2. yep, the electronic stuff. cranks are the only part not Dura-Ace; i wanted the darker colored...
Forum: Foo 08-17-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By smoke
five Stellas and a Left Hand

five Stellas and a Left Hand
Forum: Foo 08-17-13, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8,926
Views: 962,957
Posted By smoke
Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Itzhak Perlman...

Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Itzhak Perlman performing, Carlo Giulini conducting
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,679,575
Posted By smoke
okay, i put black tires on the Look: ...

okay, i put black tires on the Look:

http://smokeman.smugmug.com/Sports/Look-695/i-QSMBGmC/0/L/IMG_0232-L.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By smoke
like i said, it didn't do it on the second ride. ...

like i said, it didn't do it on the second ride. maybe i just had them positioned poorly. but still, cripes - shorts shouldn't do that just because i didn't take ten minutes positioning them

i...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,922
Posted By smoke
denver

denver
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By smoke
no kidding. i've never seen anything like it

no kidding. i've never seen anything like it
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-13, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By smoke
nothing wrong with that. as i said, if the fit...

nothing wrong with that. as i said, if the fit was better i'd love 'em. how do you get along with that grippy gel in the legs?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-13, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By smoke
i can understand that. if you have a schleckish...

i can understand that. if you have a schleckish figure, you and i have nothing in common LOL
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-13, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By smoke
i find it interesting that you think the...

i find it interesting that you think the compression is good on the giordana bibs. i agree; it must be how they fit you.

i was not wearing the new EXO bibs.

i may buy a pair of the laser...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-01-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By smoke
Capo vs Giordana Bib Short Review

if this belongs elsewhere, my apologies:

believe it or not, i've kinda worn out two pair of Assos shorts, their top of the line. while i like 'em, i wanted to try and find something that was just...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,679,575
Posted By smoke
i don't see the problem with the red tires, but...

i don't see the problem with the red tires, but your comment seems to be the general consensus. i'll re-consider
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,679,575
Posted By smoke
how could i forget? my sincerest apologies,...

how could i forget? my sincerest apologies, Chil. i'll think of him today when i'm on the clown bike. and i'll raise a Chimay to him tonight. i think i would have liked your grandpa:
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-28-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,679,575
Posted By smoke
a few notes on the Look: i knew when i...

a few notes on the Look:

i knew when i ordered it that it would be a love-it-or-hate-it bike. i guessed it would go about 50/50, but it seems to be a nearly unanimous 'not'. that's kewl. no...
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