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    Thanks for the update - that's great news! ...

    Thanks for the update - that's great news! Illigitimi Non Carborundum
  2. From what I could gather from HED and other...

    From what I could gather from HED and other sources - collegiate racing is the only place we need to worry about using HED wheels in USCF events.
  3. It sure is, thanks!

    It sure is, thanks!
  4. It looks like a super facility - when I was...

    It looks like a super facility - when I was visiting him in Dallas last, we stopped by there so he could show me the place. I like going there just to go to Richardson Bike Mart - the ultimate toy...
  5. Cool, I wonder if you know my son, Chris Scott? ...

    Cool, I wonder if you know my son, Chris Scott? He is a fairly new cyclist but competed last season (or maybe the season before) and won the prize for first Cat 4. I think he has been too busy this...
  6. Any of you guys competing on the Frisco Velodrome...

    Any of you guys competing on the Frisco Velodrome - my son competes there.
  7. Sweet looking bike! I'm not sure what tests were...

    Sweet looking bike! I'm not sure what tests were involved, but the teammate I alluded to switched to the Mavic indicating that it was now the fastest front wheel. I'd love to see where the Zipp...
  8. Nate, it never even remotely occurred to me that...

    Nate, it never even remotely occurred to me that mentioning the results of the wheel test would be even a minor issue. Results were already posted on FB by Neville who was one of the people tested. ...
  9. By deep 3, do you mean the HED 3D? The big...

    By deep 3, do you mean the HED 3D? The big difference between the 3 & the 3D seems to be at about a 5 degree yaw angle. As the yaw angle increases from 5 degrees, the performance becomes very close...
  10. Yup, that's the helmet. The reason they did not...

    Yup, that's the helmet. The reason they did not sell in the USA prior to this year was the very reason you mention, but it was USA legal when they commenced selling them. They might have run into...
  11. The reason I don't think that is that these...

    The reason I don't think that is that these clowns at Speciialized have had me waiting over 2 months for a replacement warrantied, cracked frameset. I was told that they have none in stock, but that...
  12. That's what made me ask the question. They were...

    That's what made me ask the question. They were there then, but not now - why?
  13. I thought I was going to get a trip to the NC...

    I thought I was going to get a trip to the NC wind tunnel. I would have found it particularly fascinating in that by schooling I was an aeronautical engineer (airline pilot by profession). I was in...
  14. Fascinating information! I was not aware of the...

    Fascinating information! I was not aware of the adjustability of the Giro. I had a Louis Garneau Rocket that laid perfectly on my back. I crashed with it, and LG replaced it but I had been using a...
  15. Hey Ken, good to see you. I had fun on the club...

    Hey Ken, good to see you. I had fun on the club ride this AM coming back. Went off the front and was lucky enough to pick up a SUV to pace and I was able to hold 33+ for a considerable period of...
  16. I guess we are going to get philosophical now - I...

    I guess we are going to get philosophical now - I love this forum. I care because I like the looks of the helmet and I want one. Also, I tried one on once and in the TT position, it rests perfectly...
  17. Well Racer Ex, when I asked them years ago why...

    Well Racer Ex, when I asked them years ago why they were for sale in Europe and not the USA, I got a bunch of bull**** from them and I had my dose of that lately. I know they are terrible helmets...
  18. It was available for years in Europe before they...

    It was available for years in Europe before they finally made it available in the states. Now any URL pointing to it on their website no longer exists. They certainly had it certified prior to...
  19. Why did Specialized stop showing the TT2 time trial helmet on their website?

    Specialized started offering the TT2 helmet for sale in the states this year, but it has suddenly disappeared from their website. Does anyone know why they have apparently reverted to the decision...
  20. Interesting, thanks guys. I'm amazed then that I...

    Interesting, thanks guys. I'm amazed then that I have never seen a pair of HED3s in a RR or Crit. My significant other used a set to set a PR and win a state TT championship, and I love the way...
  21. I found that after posting. Apparently 16 spoke...

    I found that after posting. Apparently 16 spoke wheels is the minimum acceptable under UCI rules for mass starts and of course the HED3 is not on the list of accepted HED wheels. I've raced with a...
  22. Is there a rule prohibiting wheels such as the HED3 in USAC road races?

    Does anyone know is there is a specific rule that prohibits the use of large carbon spoked wheels such as the HED3 in USAC sanctioned road races and criteriums? Thanks.
  23. On a Dura-ace 7800 derailleur, is the L adjustment screw the inner or outer screw?

    I note that the screws are not marked L and H. Which is which and is the 7900 the same? Thanks.
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    I appreciate the input.

    I appreciate the input.
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    Coincidentally, I met Yip Tsang the night before...

    Coincidentally, I met Yip Tsang the night before in the official hotel's lobby and I was chatting with him. I didn't realize he was that fast. Dave is going to two world championship events this...
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