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Forum: Winter Cycling 12-04-07, 01:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,105
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
Fogging is devilish to solve. As a skier I...

Fogging is devilish to solve.

As a skier I realized back in high school that eyeglasses just weren't going to cut it, but going to contact lenses isn't the total solution. Anyone that has skied...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-01-07, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
Performance triflex tights used to come in a bib,...

Performance triflex tights used to come in a bib, I have two pair but they discontinued the bib style last time I checked. I'm 6'2" and around 175lb in the winter, the addidas aren't the best fit but...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-26-07, 11:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,862
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
The thing about really really cold weather is...

The thing about really really cold weather is that its pretty unlikely the wind will blow when it gets down below -40F, the reason it gets to -40F is that some super cold air is stalled and sits in...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-21-07, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,377
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
I can't remember, something typically REI like...

I can't remember, something typically REI like "sedonas" or "chinooks", asian in origin, ski/boarding gear.

I did the big search a few minutes ago and obviously they don't make this glove combo...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-18-07, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,377
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
go to REI.com and look for a pair of these: ...

go to REI.com and look for a pair of these:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/IMG_1092sm.jpg

They have a fleece-lined shell with a removeable synthetic inner glove, synthetic...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-18-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,108
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
swapped wheels back in late september, studs...

swapped wheels back in late september, studs won't come off now until at least late March unless something really unusual happens.

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/DSC06364fx.jpg
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-18-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 311,841
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/D...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/DSC06361fx.jpg
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-02-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,733
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
I have found substantial benefits with going at...

I have found substantial benefits with going at least one size larger.Tight fitting shoes contribute significantly to cold problems. Personally I don't like the way loose fitting shoes feel but I...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-31-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
I'll chime-in once more with some random thoughts...

I'll chime-in once more with some random thoughts on the "ideal". Anchorage is definitely a challenge for winter commuting, the MUT's are just hilarious after a couple of freeze-thaw cycles and giant...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-31-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
Those are "Gator" neoprene booties over a pair of...

Those are "Gator" neoprene booties over a pair of Lake mtb shoes, this is my standard combination down to about 5 F.
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-13-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
1. you can try riding them inflated to 65 psi,...

1. you can try riding them inflated to 65 psi, let me know how it works out the first time you try turning on some ice.

2. If you reread the post I was comparing them to Innova winter studs....
Forum: Foo 10-13-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
The bicycle club

Years ago when I first arrived in southern California to go to school I got right back into road riding. I would notice on one of my routes this one building that always had a a bunch of bicycles...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-13-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
New Boots

With my newly-wed status (April) I had to expand the bike fleet X1 and what were my commuter wheels and studs went on the wife's bike. It was a perfect excuse to make up a new set of wheels for the...
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-05-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,910
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
incorrect the temps are in C. but...

incorrect

the temps are in C.

but anyone can check the numbers here:

http://www.climate.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/Welcome_e.html

where even a simpleton like yourself could discover that the...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-07, 11:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,762
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
mine actually agreed to a prenuptial clause, 1 ...

mine actually agreed to a prenuptial clause, 1 new bike per year but never more than 3 in the total inventory.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,006
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
"afterbirth" might be more accurate. Great...

"afterbirth" might be more accurate. Great musicians though.
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-04-07, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
45 Euros each, ouch. Thats more than the studded...

45 Euros each, ouch. Thats more than the studded radials for my Subaru.
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-03-07, 09:25 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,910
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
I would like to know where this is too. ...

I would like to know where this is too.






REALITY CHECK

I think I posted this last winter, as far as I know we haven't broken any of these records but I'll check into it:
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-03-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
The Nokian website used to list a 700c tire that...

The Nokian website used to list a 700c tire that was more the extreme tread pattern and had more studs than the Hak, I've never seen a pair in person (in North or South America at least). Peter White...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-07, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
:roflmao: I love hearing s**t like this.

:roflmao:

I love hearing s**t like this.
Forum: Winter Cycling 09-02-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
I'm building a new set of wheels, Velocity...

I'm building a new set of wheels, Velocity Aeroheads with an OC rear on Dura Ace 9 speed hubs, Sapim spokes. They will be shod with a fresh set of Nokians (If I can find them). My only real riding...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-02-07, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,739
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
personally I think the whole low-spoke count...

personally I think the whole low-spoke count wheel-system thing is the worst hoax ever foisted on the cycling community. If you don't pay for your wheels (ie sposored racer with support) I suppose...
Forum: Winter Cycling 08-30-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
The last I heard Simon was out of the snowcat...

The last I heard Simon was out of the snowcat business but I'll ask him next time I see him.

My recommendation for the perfect alaska ice/crap/road frame is a redline conquest. They are not...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-26-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
no.

no.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-25-07, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By Ernesto Schwein
I still see some Liberty Seguros stuff showing up...

I still see some Liberty Seguros stuff showing up on ebay, I'd really like one of those.
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