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Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-11, 03:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,472
Posted By Braden1550
The best saddle I have ever ridden was a cheapo...

The best saddle I have ever ridden was a cheapo Specialized Phenom. Doesn't match the bike, though
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-11, 03:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,045
Posted By Braden1550
gotta be kidding me! Although in Aus the frame...

gotta be kidding me! Although in Aus the frame retails for $8800 and our $ is a bit better than the USD right now..So maybe exceeds their classification bracket.

I've got a Dogma with SR11. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-22-11, 04:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,706
Posted By Braden1550
That's easy so long as it's not the newest gen...

That's easy so long as it's not the newest gen athena, then the body isn't compatible.

@Mashoff
You're probably a much better mechanic than you assume then. I didn't say it was hard..more that...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-21-11, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,706
Posted By Braden1550
We're talking a tiny fraction of alignment with...

We're talking a tiny fraction of alignment with the FD on campy, and that does make all the difference. The upside to campy is that when it's actually dialled in, it's amazing. But it's not like...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,706
Posted By Braden1550
Every Campy bike I build up at work is built to...

Every Campy bike I build up at work is built to the correct spec-3 clicks up and 2 down, giving it 1 trim position in the Big Ring.

It should be noted that when correctly aligned you can run in...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-18-11, 04:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,167
Posted By Braden1550
Nothing to it. It's not that hard. It's not hard...

Nothing to it. It's not that hard. It's not hard to glue properly either. lol
Forum: Road Cycling 11-15-11, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Braden1550
Truth be told-modern systems do not need toe in....

Truth be told-modern systems do not need toe in. If you need to toe in your pads to stop some kind of noise. You are addressing the symptoms, not the problem at heart.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-15-11, 07:02 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,263
Posted By Braden1550
Still got that kidney for sale, and a chunk of...

Still got that kidney for sale, and a chunk of liver too. Send me a message for my blood type.

I'm not going to line up like a "bunch of lemmings" I'm going to be first in line, dammit!
Forum: Road Cycling 11-12-11, 05:06 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,263
Posted By Braden1550
I was about to sell the mechanical parts of my...

I was about to sell the mechanical parts of my super record groupset to get a SR Eps system, however I realised I'd have to drill holes in my Dogma 60.1 frame.

So I'm just going to have to sell a...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-07-11, 06:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,920
Posted By Braden1550
True, and I have heard claims of 1938 grams.

True, and I have heard claims of 1938 grams.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-05-11, 05:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,745
Posted By Braden1550
You can have your cake and eat it in this...

You can have your cake and eat it in this scenario, but if you don't know how to bake a cake...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-05-11, 04:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 736
Posted By Braden1550
I bought something online from another country...

I bought something online from another country cheap, circumventing my countries tax and contributing to the already stuffed economy, but hey, I saved a few bucks! OH NOES THE EVIL CORPORATION...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-05-11, 04:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 848
Posted By Braden1550
How?

How?
Forum: Road Cycling 10-29-11, 10:29 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,530
Posted By Braden1550
http://bbsimg.ngfiles.com/1/22158000/ngbbs4d003536...

http://bbsimg.ngfiles.com/1/22158000/ngbbs4d003536f1ff7.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 10-29-11, 02:41 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,530
Posted By Braden1550
I'll admit it was a VERY poor choice of words,...

I'll admit it was a VERY poor choice of words, but I'm standing by my judgement as one of the only people in the 41 with one of these bikes, and a fair degree of experience in the other.

Twice as...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-25-11, 02:43 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,530
Posted By Braden1550
I edited your reply for brevity. Go ride a...

I edited your reply for brevity.

Go ride a bike just as comfortable, but twice as efficient.

Then you will understand what I mean.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-24-11, 06:27 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,530
Posted By Braden1550
My Giant cost me..not much. The FP7 cost me...

My Giant cost me..not much.

The FP7 cost me fractionally more.

The Dogma cost me just over twice what the Giant cost me, but it is more than twicethe bike-easily.




Giants Highest...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-23-11, 04:18 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,530
Posted By Braden1550
I had a 2010 Giant TCR Adv. 1. Came from a...

I had a 2010 Giant TCR Adv. 1. Came from a Pinarello F4:13 with 10sp Chorus. Loved the Giant, it was a smoother ride. Preferred the Campag but between chorus 10and ultegra 6700, meh.

Went to a...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-22-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,117
Posted By Braden1550
Why hasn't some clever electronic genius hacked...

Why hasn't some clever electronic genius hacked Di2 to change the der. movement ratio to suit campy 11sp spacing? Add campy 11sp chain, cassette...ouila

BTW I have 2011 Super Record, came from...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-12-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,877
Posted By Braden1550
so why, pray tell, do people think a damn...

so why, pray tell, do people think a damn algorithm is worth anything!
Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-11, 03:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,877
Posted By Braden1550
Strain gauges or GTFO Algorithms (such as my...

Strain gauges or GTFO

Algorithms (such as my elite superchono fluid trainer) have little to no accuracy...no matter what algorithm or who made it. The closest would be the new system from...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-11, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Braden1550
Old school knowledge ;)

Old school knowledge ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-11, 03:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,914
Posted By Braden1550
That's a mistake. Contador made a misteak. ...

That's a mistake.
Contador made a misteak.

This is constructive criticism.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-30-11, 06:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,195
Posted By Braden1550
See now, your argument is also plausible-very...

See now, your argument is also plausible-very reasonable, in fact.
BUT
The only "hard facts" in your response are based on internet forums.
I could make the same argument that you don't know...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-29-11, 04:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,195
Posted By Braden1550
I hope nobody tells him his bikes are made in...

I hope nobody tells him his bikes are made in Taiwan by Giant then.
No, I'm not kidding. Were you?

FWIW, and it's been said before, to claim something is "Made in Italy" (Fatta in Italia?) you...
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