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Forum: Road Cycling 01-31-07, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By boomer-sooner
I agree that looks like an "off the shelf" Madone...

I agree that looks like an "off the shelf" Madone for the camp. However, If you look through the photos of the solvang camp on thepaceline.com, you can see that Janez is on the prototype.
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Forum: Road Cycling 01-26-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,245
Posted By boomer-sooner
Looks like a snowboard or a wakeboard leaning...

Looks like a snowboard or a wakeboard leaning against the wall to me. Maybe it says "MOMO DESIGN"
Forum: Road Cycling 01-19-07, 11:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,543
Posted By boomer-sooner
That's why I said "to my knowledge". What was...

That's why I said "to my knowledge". What was Riis suspected of? Was 60% his hematocrit (sp?) level?
Forum: Road Cycling 01-19-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,543
Posted By boomer-sooner
Obviously I'm not as sophisticated as yourself...

Obviously I'm not as sophisticated as yourself and I apologize for my incorrect use of the word "fact", however I do believe that I am entitled to an opinion.

As you pointed out I am most...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-19-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,543
Posted By boomer-sooner
Some people insist on burying their heads as to...

Some people insist on burying their heads as to whats going on in procycling and all sports at the absolute highest level. Yes he might have had a TUE for the drug, but does anyone really believe...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 10:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,489
Posted By boomer-sooner
I'm not a doctor, but if this is true isn't that...

I'm not a doctor, but if this is true isn't that the definition of performance enhancing? If re-injecting your own red blood cells is considered doping, how can a drug that improves oxygen delivery...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,992
Posted By boomer-sooner
Do you know why they were "not impressed", any...

Do you know why they were "not impressed", any particular issues?..stiffness?..geometry?
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,992
Posted By boomer-sooner
The Look design is similar, but the BMC is custom...

The Look design is similar, but the BMC is custom made to the rider's measurements and thus doesn't have that strange looking adjustable stem. The fork and stem are one piece, as is the integrated...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,992
Posted By boomer-sooner
www.team-astana.ch It's in french, but you...

www.team-astana.ch

It's in french, but you could probably get english if you click on the "E" in the top right. The photo albums are under the "multimedia" tab mid-way down on the far right.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 01:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,992
Posted By boomer-sooner
Or under my fat arse after I win the lottery :D

Or under my fat arse after I win the lottery :D
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 01:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,992
Posted By boomer-sooner
Holy Crap!! I was just on competitivecyclist.com...

Holy Crap!! I was just on competitivecyclist.com looking at this frame. They sell it for $12,000 FRAME ONLY.

Also, I cut this directly from their site referencing the 3P program mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,992
Posted By boomer-sooner
Don't know about the headset...probably some...

Don't know about the headset...probably some proprietary design. As far as the stem, If you look close you can see that the "stem" is actually part of the fork. Different fork for each rider,...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 12:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,992
Posted By boomer-sooner
Better Than the White Garage Door

Saw these on the Astana team site...Great shots

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q79/boomersooner4900/AstanaBMC_road.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling 01-16-07, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By boomer-sooner
Sorry 'bout the link. It's on the front page of...

Sorry 'bout the link. It's on the front page of www.velonews.com right now
Forum: Road Cycling 01-16-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By boomer-sooner
Specialized Cranks Responsible for Injurying Bettini??

There has been much made of the Specialized cranks on the QSI team bikes not being stiff enough. I read on weightweenies that the were flexing enough to allow the chain to skip and thus frustraing...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-11-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,128
Posted By boomer-sooner
Totally agree. Good mix of race coverage and...

Totally agree. Good mix of race coverage and interviews, pretty good tech features with one in-depth bike review every month. Best feature is the "Classic Climbs", great reading.

December...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-07, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By boomer-sooner
What would the Helmetistas say?

http://img02.picoodle.com/img/img02/7/1/9/t_BoonenBei_0f0am_f7bba70f.png (http://www.picoodle.com/view.php?srv=img02&img=/7/1/9/f_BoonenBei_0f0am_f7bba70f.png)
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Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,721
Posted By boomer-sooner
For the last couple of years, at least,...

For the last couple of years, at least, Quick-step has had black and red bikes with a bit of white. I would think that they requested that color scheme. If not, then one would think they would've...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-05-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 6,891
Posted By boomer-sooner
Judging from his earlier posts, I really don't...

Judging from his earlier posts, I really don't think there's any respect due. He's a d-bag.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-06, 05:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,357
Posted By boomer-sooner
Yeah, the LBS that I usually go to has about 15...

Yeah, the LBS that I usually go to has about 15 CAAD9s out on the floor
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 790
Posted By boomer-sooner
What about a large "shop fan" like they sell at...

What about a large "shop fan" like they sell at home depot? They're made to circulate air in a very large space and when you sit in front of one on high it's really impressive how hard it blows. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-25-06, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By boomer-sooner
Anyone Know of Any Problems With CAAD8??

I was just offered, what I think is, a great deal on a new '06 CAAD8 frame and fork. Only problem is it is painted in the local shop's team colors, which I don't particularly care for. I talked to...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-18-06, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By boomer-sooner
I'm with munkyv22. Hookers and blow ;)

I'm with munkyv22. Hookers and blow ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 10-16-06, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By boomer-sooner
Plus a cassette lockring tool (which is the same...

Plus a cassette lockring tool (which is the same as a bottom bracket tool on Campy) and you'll also want a pair of cable cutters made for bicycle cable housing. It is spiral wound steel inside, and...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-06, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By boomer-sooner
Building your own bike is great! You'll really...

Building your own bike is great! You'll really feel like it's YOUR bike. I had a blast doing it and it really isn't that hard. You will need a few specialized tools like a bottom bracket tool and...
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