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  1. Thread: Carbon Clinchers

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    Carbon Clinchers

    Picked up a set of Williams 38 from a friend and the rating turns out to be 190lbs. Would they asplode at nearly 70lbs over that limit, or is that limit just to cover their a*sses? And I've heard...
  2. Thread: '97 GT Rage

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    '97 GT Rage

    WIW? Not sure exactly what year, probably a 97'? Is 97' considered vintage anyway? Looks like it's in pretty decent condition. It retailed for around $1,400 when it was new from the information that...
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    32h should be just fine. But 51cm is going to be...

    32h should be just fine. But 51cm is going to be way too small. If you can find a local Trek dealership they are having the spring Trek fest. A bunch of the new model FX's are on sale, and some of...
  4. Thread: Yo-Yo'ing

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    Rarely. Rep range lasts 6-8 usually, sometimes...

    Rarely. Rep range lasts 6-8 usually, sometimes more or less. The weights are heavy enough that failure is reached by that amount.
  5. Thread: Yo-Yo'ing

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    I will do 3 sets, or four if you consider the...

    I will do 3 sets, or four if you consider the warm up. No set reps because I try to go to failure each time. Every now and then I will throw in negatives or pyramids. Summer is right around the...
  6. Thread: Yo-Yo'ing

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    I split up my routine to target specific areas...

    I split up my routine to target specific areas each day on the week. For instance I'll do legs/calves one day, back another, arms/shoulders the next, chest, etc. Most of my training came from a...
  7. You can find really nice used brand name hybrids...

    You can find really nice used brand name hybrids in that price range. The only reason to buy new is if it's your only option, or the price is right at a LBS. Otherwise, used is the way to go.

    Trek...
  8. Thread: Yo-Yo'ing

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    About 50 a week right now. But I play 1-2 hours...

    About 50 a week right now. But I play 1-2 hours of racquetball, and lift weights for an hour 3-5 times a week. I'm going to switch to part time during summer to take a few online classes and focus on...
  9. Thread: Yo-Yo'ing

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    Yo-Yo'ing

    For the past year my weight has yo-yo'ed up and down trying to find what works best. Eating less junk, cutting portion sizes, less calories, intermittent fasting, etc have worked, but something in me...
  10. Thread: New Diamondback

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    New Diamondback

    This section seemed like a more appropriate place to post this.

    It's pretty hot. Looks like Diamondback has been dishing out some really nice bikes lately. I've been a fan of the Giant Escape RX...
  11. Thread: This is HOT

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    Not really a fan of drop bar bikes for commuting....

    Not really a fan of drop bar bikes for commuting. If this was, it would still be hot.
  12. Thread: This is HOT

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    This is HOT

    This thing is HOT. Looks like Diamondback has been dishing out some really nice bikes lately. I've been a fan of the Giant Escape RX series, and owned a few Trek FX's, but this thing is equipped much...
  13. Thread: New Bike!

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    Mineral Oil. I was advised not to turn the bike...

    Mineral Oil. I was advised not to turn the bike upside down because of this; I had no idea. :lol:
  14. Thread: New Bike!

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    New Bike!

    Found a great deal on a 2011 Giant Seek 1 and snagged it up since the Cannondale wasn't working as a commuter at all. It already had a rear rack installed and a pair of touring pedals and bar ends...
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    Turns out the shifting was a bit off, so I...

    Turns out the shifting was a bit off, so I pointed that out and managed to talk him down to $200. It's was even nicer in person. Rode great and the brakes had no issues at all. After I make a few...
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    At 260 the Carbones by Mavic were bomb proof. Set...

    At 260 the Carbones by Mavic were bomb proof. Set is 1700g though.
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    Currently a Kitchen Manager at a Beef 'o'...

    Currently a Kitchen Manager at a Beef 'o' Brady's. Only one semester away from my A.S degree. I bombed my last semester which put me on academic suspension. My plan was to work at my current job for...
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    I'm going to stop by Saturday after work to check...

    I'm going to stop by Saturday after work to check it out. Thanks for the advice :-)
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    What would you pay?

    http://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/bik/4289425402.html

    Seems like a pretty solid deal at that asking price? The components seem a bit out dated but it's not a big deal since it's going to be my new...
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    Worth the hassle?

    Currently riding a 2011 CAAD SuperSix 1 frame that has seen better days. The frame and fork have been inspected and was given four thumbs up, but there are very noticeable wear marks inside the front...
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    These goals are already a work-in-progress, but...

    These goals are already a work-in-progress, but here it goes..


    Complete at least 3 centuries by the end of 2014.
    Obtain my AS degree by summer. I've stalled on this for far too long now.
    ...
  22. Thread: Hot r Not

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    It's clean and sharp, but not hot. It's very...

    It's clean and sharp, but not hot. It's very bland and boring.
  23. Looks great sans the ugly silver bar tape.

    Looks great sans the ugly silver bar tape.
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    Are you building them out of necessity, or is it...

    Are you building them out of necessity, or is it budget related? If it's the latter then you're better of buying a pair of used-but-low-mile wheels of eBay. I just purchased a set of Mavix Open...
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    Was close to breaking 260 before Thanksgiving but...

    Was close to breaking 260 before Thanksgiving but gained about 7lbs since then. Even with the weight gain my clothes were so loose I had to cough up some cash and buy a few shirts and pants. Can...
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