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    Yeah, I have a pair of those in shorts (not bibs,...

    Yeah, I have a pair of those in shorts (not bibs, which should make the other guy cream his bike shorts with joy)....they're actually not bad and the chamois is really comfy, but I find the PI stuff...
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    Buy whichever bike fits you better (ask if you...

    Buy whichever bike fits you better (ask if you can get a basic bike fitting done with your purchase) with minimal swapping of components.
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    Well, I can see BikeForums hasn't changed much in...

    Well, I can see BikeForums hasn't changed much in the few years I haven't been on.

    Assos bibs are fine to throw into the washing machine, even with regular detergent. This is how I wash all of my...
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    Depends on the terrain, really......when you have...

    Depends on the terrain, really......when you have more gradual transitions, it's easier to find and stay in a rhythm.
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    Hell, I logged in to post just because of...

    Hell, I logged in to post just because of this.....can't wait to see pics (edit: of it built up)
  6. Do three weeks of LT intervals (20 min x 3) a...

    Do three weeks of LT intervals (20 min x 3) a couple times a week, which'll improve your cruising speed....this is assuming you already have a decent amount of base fitness to work with. Then a...
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    Nah, it was black...I think it was the hoods. ...

    Nah, it was black...I think it was the hoods. Either way, brake cleaner FTW....sprayed the hell out of it, and then re-lubed it. Replaced w/ Dura Ace cables, and ordered a new set of hoods.
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    I drank a Pepsi at around mile 100 of a 114 mile...

    I drank a Pepsi at around mile 100 of a 114 mile ride, and it was like drinking jet fuel.

    Oreos don't really do much for me. I can eat an entire package in a day, and the only thing I feel the...
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    Heh.....yeah, I do sweat a bit on occasion :). I...

    Heh.....yeah, I do sweat a bit on occasion :). I think I'm gonna bring it to a shop tomorrow and see if they can do anything.....it's been awhile, and I forget if the SRAM crap is repairable.
  10. I've done 3 rides over 100 miles in June (104,...

    I've done 3 rides over 100 miles in June (104, 130, and 114 miles), and fitness-wise, if you can easily do 100 miles (I never ride hard on long rides), then do a few rides in the 130-150 mile range...
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    Nah, it's barely been washed :)

    Nah, it's barely been washed :)
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    SRAM brifters - disintegrate?

    Well, it's been awhile since I've been on here, but this is a new one on me.....anyone have issues with SRAM shifters seemingly starting to disintegrate on the inside? It's hard to tell if it's part...
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    Poll: Coldest I've ridden in is 0 degrees....most...

    Coldest I've ridden in is 0 degrees....most interesting conditions I've ridden in was getting caught out in a snow storm halfway through a 35 mile ride, and it got dark (had my lights with me). That...
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    The deer wasn't quite fast enough, as I hit its'...

    The deer wasn't quite fast enough, as I hit its' rear hoof (it ran across the highway; was at night) which resulted in about 150-200 feet of pavement surfing.
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    Well, it's been awhile.....

    ....since I've frequented BikeForums. Looks like some things never change :). Anyway.....

    I was in a motorcycle accident back in August 2008 (hit a deer at 75 mph), and it turns out I have a...
  16. Ah, memories

    Ah, memories
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    I'll agree on the lousy weather part. The other...

    I'll agree on the lousy weather part. The other two...not so much. At least if there are, we haven't made the national news about it. Crappy roads though, definitely; I think they last paved the...
  18. Poll: I miss RouteSlip.....with MapMyRide, the...

    I miss RouteSlip.....with MapMyRide, the climbing/vertical gain/gradient info is grossly inaccurate. Like, they shouldn't even bother including it as a "feature" inaccurate....
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    This is just one reason why I like zero float :)

    This is just one reason why I like zero float :)
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    I did that in a sprint at around 34 mph...

    I did that in a sprint at around 34 mph before....foot came out, hit the pavement (still have the black scuffs on the shoes like 3 years later), did some top-tube surfing, but kept it upright. Good...
  21. I beg to differ in that RI has the worst drivers...

    I beg to differ in that RI has the worst drivers in the country. Oh, and the worst roads to go along with that as well. I'm going to need to get a full suspension road bike or something soon as I...
  22. Yeah, he would need to put it down on a job...

    Yeah, he would need to put it down on a job application...."I got arrested for riding my bike on the sidewalk".....

    Now there's a real threat to society; someone better think twice about hiring...
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    **Possible relocation to Phoenix**

    Hey guys......I have a potential job offer to relocate to Phoenix, and have a few questions/concerns that I was hoping you could help me with :)

    1. I've heard some stuff about the "kidnappings"...
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    My 50x36 with an 11-26 has worked out pretty well...

    My 50x36 with an 11-26 has worked out pretty well in both fast group rides, races, and general training rides. I'm not sure if you're familiar with New England roads, but some tend to have a 'lil...
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    Wtf?

    Wtf?
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