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Old 10-09-08, 07:17 AM
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pcads gearing?

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while i am sure that i do not possess the massive thighs of pcad. Living in the same area, and getting stronger as I rider. I am wondering what cassette/ crank combination you use for the normal 9w/ nyack rides.
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holy...

I'm in pcad's pm inbox!

shhhh...gonna snoop around for a bit
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holy...

I'm in pcad's pm inbox!
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What the HELL is this?

Pcad????

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Old 10-09-08, 08:20 AM
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wtf is wrong with you people?
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Paging Underwear Nazi. Underwear Nazi, clean up on aisle 5.

And Doggus, what happens in Nyack stays in Nyack. just saying.
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Pcad, if I drilled a hole through the earth from one end to the other and jumped in, would I fall all the way through to the other side or would I fall down half way and need to climb up the other half?
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Originally Posted by rtruectoc View Post
pcad,

while i am sure that i do not possess the massive thighs of pcad. Living in the same area, and getting stronger as I rider. I am wondering what cassette/ crank combination you use for the normal 9w/ nyack rides.

53 x 39 chainrings, 11-23 D.A. 10 speed cassette.

And of course, for the Nyack Ride and racing, my cellphone with Mommy on speed-dial.
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53 x 39 chainrings, 11-23 D.A. 10 speed cassette.

And of course, for the Nyack Ride and racing, my cellphone with Mommy on speed-dial.
"Hello Mom? Yeah it's your 50 year old son. I'm standing on the side of the road in spandex lederhosen and was wondering if you could pick me up on the way to your bridge game."
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Originally Posted by dcbikeguy View Post
Pcad, if I drilled a hole through the earth from one end to the other and jumped in, would I fall all the way through to the other side or would I fall down half way and need to climb up the other half?
Since Pcad isn't smart enough to answer...look at his Grampa poser gearing...
the answer is...the center of the earth is the epicenter for maximum gravity...so you would fall to the center and then climb back out in either direction you chose.
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OK, I give up, what does 'Grampa Poser Gearing' mean?'

Here's a news flash genius: if you need anything smaller than a 39 x 23 or 21 in races I do or the Nyack Ride, you won't be on the ride, you'll be off the back. Which does occasionally happen regardless. You just come back for more the next time. 20+ races over the past two seasons, I got shelled twice. I manage to hang until the end of Nyack at least 90% of the time.
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wtf do you need a 23 for? for that matter the 11?
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Originally Posted by Campag4life View Post
Since Pcad isn't smart enough to answer...look at his Grampa poser gearing...
You're going about this all wrong.

Fact is, pcad needs only the 53x11 to ride. The shifters, small ring and cassette exist merely to maximize the 'Dura-Ace' effect on the bike. Also note that his chain now lives in perpetual fear after it saw what happened to the crankarm that couldn't hack it.
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holy...

I'm in pcad's pm inbox!

shhhh...gonna snoop around for a bit
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Pcad runs a 53x7 fixed on climbs. nothing less.
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pcad couldn't ride a fixed down his driveway without going ass over tea kettle.
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pcad couldn't ride a fixed down his driveway without going ass over tea kettle.
I used to ride my fixed gear on Nyack shorty. I gave it up, my back is too whacked for that gearless grinding these days.
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Originally Posted by Campag4life View Post
Since Pcad isn't smart enough to answer...look at his Grampa poser gearing...
the answer is...the center of the earth is the epicenter for maximum gravity...so you would fall to the center and then climb back out in either direction you chose.
Umm. Thanks.
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wtf do you need a 23 for? for that matter the 11?
It is beyond you my little (and in your case that's literal) gsteinb.
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thanks man. i am going to give 53/39 with an 11/25 cassette a try
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unless you're racing an 11 is a waste of a cog.
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Who the HELL asks pcad for gearing advice.

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unless you're racing an 11 is a waste of a cog.
In my case Gary, it's a waste of 10 friggin cogs. What's your point?
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Do you really think every friggin post on the board is addressed to you?
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