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Stronglight Pulsions

Old 08-10-06, 01:26 PM
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Stronglight Pulsions

When 'Strong' and 'Light' is an oxymoron... look what I did during a recent sprint.



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Old 08-10-06, 01:36 PM
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Wow, remind me to stay away from those!
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I think it's too many patches. You might be overdoing it.
Just keep it to one a day, then that won't happen again.
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Ooooops.

Once again. Why not just blame it on the French
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Rich buddy, do I need to remind you to stay off the steroids?
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holy ****, hope you were alright....that is scarey
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Sacre bleu! Covered by warranty?
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Don't tell Euro.
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good luck getting that pedal off of your shoe....
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Sweet!! I'd have that pic framed.
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so are the stronglight arms an aluminum skeleton with a carbon wrap?
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Looks like the chain will be next.
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how do you like those shoes?
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^^^ I was just gonna say... nice shoes.

I have the blue Ultimax's, and love them.

Bummer about the crank though.
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad
Don't tell Euro.
I confess to a certain horrible pleasure in seeing a Stronglight fail.

As for the OP - if that had happened to me I doubt I'd have the even temper you're displaying. I dislodged a bottle cage boss on my bike this weekend and damn near went catatonic. I hope Stronglight makes good on what looks like a pretty straight forward claim.
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That is totally not where I would have expected them to break.
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Originally Posted by Namenda
Sacre bleu! Covered by warranty?
I'm assuming so... I just installed a pair of square-tape Record Carbon Cranks... until the '07 Record cranks are available.

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so are the stronglight arms an aluminum skeleton with a carbon wrap?
No... they look like a foam/carbon mix with a carbon wrap on the outside... holding them in your hands feels like a surfboard.

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Rich buddy, do I need to remind you to stay off the steroids?
Its all about the watts Bob... what can I say... I can wind it up

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^^^ I was just gonna say... nice shoes.
I have the blue Ultimax's, and love them.

Bummer about the crank though.
They are DMT Flash... pretty beat up after a season and a half with 10k on them...

Originally Posted by SpongeDad
I dislodged a bottle cage boss on my bike this weekend and damn near went catatonic.
Come on... its just a bike...
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Originally Posted by Cleave
Looks like the chain will be next.
Nah... the KMC X10SL is a pretty solid piece.
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Old 08-10-06, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Rich_W
Come on... its just a bike...
Logically correct and probably a healthier attitude, but it's also something I spend a lot of time tinkering with. I've taken a few spills and the scratches from that don't seem to bug me, but cage boss really bummed me out since it was by my own hand.

So did you go down or hit the top tube when the pedal socket gave way? Either couldn't have felt good.
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Originally Posted by SpongeDad
So did you go down or hit the top tube when the pedal socket gave way? Either couldn't have felt good.
Yep... exactly... down on the top tube, and both feet out. I'm glad I kept it upright.
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I see the problem here. They spelled "Super" wrong on your DMT shoes. It shouldn't be "Supra".
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Nice Power :O

Good to hear you were not injured
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Originally Posted by Rich_W
Yep... exactly... down on the top tube, and both feet out. I'm glad I kept it upright.
Hopefully your patches helped to absorb some of the impact ;-)
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Is this what other posters call a mashing style of pedaling?
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Originally Posted by MERTON
what do you weigh?
155-158 range @ 5'11.5"
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