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Forum: Mountain Biking 04-03-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By domestique
Thanks a lot for all the input. I know in my...

Thanks a lot for all the input.

I know in my gut the Anthem would be the better buy for racing and climbing (also more geared to the riding I do now on the road).... but the little devil inside of...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-02-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By domestique
HELP ME! I need a XC Race/Trail BikeTrek Fuel ex, Santa Cruz Superlight, Giant Anthem

Hey everyone,

I need your help on deciding on a Full Suspension XC/race/trail bike


I am a 150 pound leg shaving, road racer (Cannondale six13 with Campy Record, custom DT wheels).

I...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-01-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By domestique
Doesn't sound like it was worked on by a...

Doesn't sound like it was worked on by a "mechanic" but just some random joe there.

It is was done properly then 10 bucks is not terrible for a hub rehaul.... is it worth it for that wheel? No,...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 559
Posted By domestique
This is what I did, I bought the CD, a SD card...

This is what I did, I bought the CD, a SD card and uploaded only the region I needed on the card. This gives me more memory space on my SD card.

I.E. Since I live in the north east I only went...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-24-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,506
Posted By domestique
A flexy frame will not get stiffer with stiff...

A flexy frame will not get stiffer with stiff wheels, the same goes for an expensive frame will not make up for cheap wheels.

The best is to find a middle ground where neither are compromised very...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-24-08, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By domestique
No, they are not out to the public yet. they...

No, they are not out to the public yet. they were suppose to be out late Novemeber, but reports are coming in from dealers that they won't be out till Jan. Which is really stupid on Fiziks part for...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-24-08, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,632
Posted By domestique
Tom Boonen has been using it for years! ...

Tom Boonen has been using it for years!

http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2007/07/21/tomboonen_wideweb__470x367,0.jpg

http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/topstory/sports/boonen_tom050703.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 11-24-08, 07:30 AM
Replies: 78
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Views: 2,847
Posted By domestique
BDcheung, why did you go with the SRM? I thought...

BDcheung, why did you go with the SRM? I thought you had a powertap?
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 78
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Views: 2,847
Posted By domestique
I say sell the Zipps to Pcad (I'm sure he could...

I say sell the Zipps to Pcad (I'm sure he could use another set to look at while typing on the computer) and get a set of Lighweights, they will be stiffer then the 404's and 150+ grams lighter! ...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-08, 07:59 PM
Replies: 78
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Views: 2,847
Posted By domestique
IMHO, I've tried light weight tubes (conti 28...

IMHO, I've tried light weight tubes (conti 28 Supersonics (53 grams) and found them to be absolutely rubbish. They were paper thin and had to be delicately installed and attracted pinch flats like...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-08, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By domestique
Nice read, thanks

Nice read, thanks
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 78
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Views: 2,847
Posted By domestique
47 grams for tubes is scary light, I'm not saying...

47 grams for tubes is scary light, I'm not saying that is wrong but even latex tubes are not THAT light.

The lightest Butyl tubes I've seen are Conti's Supersonics at 50 some grams, and I've...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-08, 06:41 PM
Replies: 78
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Views: 2,847
Posted By domestique
LOL, very nice. But considering where I live...

LOL, very nice. But considering where I live (terrible pot holed, tar-chipped, cracked roads) a nice set of handbuilts is not only stiff for climbing but rolls over anything I can put it up against....
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 78
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Views: 2,847
Posted By domestique
Very Nice Build BD, especially with the SRM...

Very Nice Build BD, especially with the SRM cranks

I have a C'Dale six13 that I built up over the better part of the last 2 months. so far it comes in at 17.42 Kg… not an official weight weenie,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-21-08, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By domestique
Great... the best part is around 51 seconds when...

Great... the best part is around 51 seconds when his "tail" first makes an appearance!
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-20-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,174
Posted By domestique
Looks Great! Let me know how you like the...

Looks Great!


Let me know how you like the KCNC CB1 brakes, I thought about getting a pair in red anodized but was a little leary on how light they are. I heard their stock pads are terrible and...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-20-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By domestique
Do you think before you type? The person being an...

Do you think before you type? The person being an ass is you. You attack someone that you do not know, for something that you didn't fully understand. Any indignation is being caused by yourself...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,675,976
Posted By domestique
ROFL! Can you PM me the link?

ROFL! Can you PM me the link?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-20-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By domestique
I AM the OP, and I previously said I found his...

I AM the OP, and I previously said I found his smile funny, (reminded of commercial I once saw.. would post link, but I wouldn't want to be harassed for posting anything else politically incorrect),...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,763
Posted By domestique
I go straight to the "closeout" section. I...

I go straight to the "closeout" section.

I scored my 2008 Record shifters: $282.00 and 08 Record FD for $70 dollars when they were liquidating their stock to make room for 2009.

-Easton EA70...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-20-08, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By domestique
-show up early (pinning on a number for the fist...

-show up early (pinning on a number for the fist time may be problematic).
-remember to drink
-don't start out too hard
-have fun
Forum: Road Cycling 11-20-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,071
Posted By domestique
From the waist down: ALL OF IT. I started...

From the waist down: ALL OF IT.

I started shaving my legs 2 years ago, first it was just up to where the bibs stopped..... then it continued to creep up and up until everything was shaved.

BTW,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-20-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By domestique
Wow, Hate much? “Never mistake motion for...

Wow, Hate much?

“Never mistake motion for action.” — Ernest Hemingway

There is a lot more to the picture then just a guy that would be medically classified as obese. I personally found the...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-20-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 684
Posted By domestique
It depends on the ride... On the trainer,...

It depends on the ride... On the trainer, recovery or day before a race..I'm no where near MAX.

On the trainer I can get a max of 199

On the Road I have seen a max of 207-209 ( 2 years ago, now...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-19-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By domestique
LOL, All you need is self control my friend.

LOL, All you need is self control my friend.
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