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Forum: Foo
10-15-06, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By fruitless

thats -55 dude, as in fehrenheit, it occasionally...

thats -55 dude, as in fehrenheit, it occasionally gets even colder and its a real b__th if you don't have a heated garage. Generally el nino is good news for me, snow=low pressure and moderate...
Forum: Foo
10-15-06, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By fruitless

I admit I'm selfish, to me it means possibly not...

I admit I'm selfish, to me it means possibly not contending with -55 F this winter, and I hate snowmobiles in general. Getting rid of snowmobiles is one of the upsides to global warming .:roflmao:
10-15-06, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,179
Posted By fruitless

sorry, I've gone to the other side completely, I...

sorry, I've gone to the other side completely, I almost don't own any clothes that aren't cycling specific. I keep a suit in a garment bag in my office if I need to do a meeting.
Forum: Foo
10-15-06, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By fruitless

El Nino how do I love thee, let me count the ways

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/enso_advisory/index.html
Forum: Foo
10-15-06, 11:41 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 6,377
Posted By fruitless

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/r...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/redhookesbtin.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-14-06, 09:25 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 2,055,609
Posted By fruitless

editing

editing
Forum: Foo
10-14-06, 09:23 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 940,032
Posted By fruitless

dirk diggler

dirk diggler
10-14-06, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By fruitless

Its apples vs. oranges. Canti brakes just work...

Its apples vs. oranges. Canti brakes just work way different than modern double pivot road brakes, its more about modulation than brute-strength.
10-14-06, 09:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,082
Posted By fruitless

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Foo
10-14-06, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 251,776
Posted By fruitless

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/g...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/ginger_rogers-fred_astaire.jpg
10-14-06, 08:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,290
Posted By fruitless

no winter at all so far, not even a trace of snow...

no winter at all so far, not even a trace of snow on the ground, got into the 20s this morning and maybe again tonight. It was way colder last year. I'm loving it, I'm not one of these chest-thumping...
10-14-06, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By fruitless

numb-nuts are usually a clue that your seat might...

numb-nuts are usually a clue that your seat might not be set up correctly, I've ridden in triflex's in much colder temps, mid 20s is spring weather, I don't even put them on until its in the teens.
08-24-06, 11:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,435
Posted By fruitless

Planet USA? Getting away with murder? You mean...

Planet USA? Getting away with murder? You mean sort of like Karla Homolka?

altogether now: "Oh Canada . . ."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By fruitless

I highly recommend the Michelin Kyrlion Carbons,...

I highly recommend the Michelin Kyrlion Carbons, I have a set with over 1000 miles without a puncture which has to be a record for me. I'm using 23's, I'm 170 lb. and I run them at about 115 to 120.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 12:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,689
Posted By fruitless

yellow peril ...

yellow peril


http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/IMG_2279sm.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-06, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By fruitless

I have a couple I've used as spares. The ones I...

I have a couple I've used as spares. The ones I have say "made-in-france" so I imagine its a relabeled hutchinson or michelin? They feel ok on the road, but definitely not a bargain, I bought them...
08-23-06, 06:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By fruitless

This isn't about additional "trouble" or...

This isn't about additional "trouble" or punishment, it is about Tyler Hamiltons credibility and character. Most people just wish he would come clean and put an end to the farce. As several BF...
08-23-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,070
Posted By fruitless

yeah, I thought it looked like tina pic,...

yeah, I thought it looked like tina pic, recognizable even in the midst of heavy re-entry. Owie.
08-23-06, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By fruitless

Yeah, I don't really understand the tone of these...

Yeah, I don't really understand the tone of these emails from Cycling TV, most of their coverage was bought and sold before any of the real fallout from operation puerto/phloydtosterone and they...
08-23-06, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By fruitless

. . .and yet lots of pro CX bikes run DA cranks....

. . .and yet lots of pro CX bikes run DA cranks. Sounds like a Surley issue.:rolleyes:
08-21-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By fruitless

I would of held off a few weeks, the 07 redline...

I would of held off a few weeks, the 07 redline scandium looks like the ticket. There was nothing wrong with the original conquest geometry but the 07 in scandium without disc and rack tabs looks...
08-21-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By fruitless

Obviously I'm the last person on the planet using...

Obviously I'm the last person on the planet using tubulars . . .or maybe this forum is just for the MTB inclined who break their stuff all the time:roflmao:
08-20-06, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By fruitless

tubular glue removal

Anyone have a favorite recipe? I used tubasti for years and in a worse-case it came right off using paint stripper but I picked up a set of new rims that someone had laced and glued and whatever it...
08-19-06, 11:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,389
Posted By fruitless

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 05:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,703
Posted By fruitless

Actually I've put 2000 plus on her since I took...

Actually I've put 2000 plus on her since I took that phot and I should do a complete teardown while its raining this weekend. Total maintenance since June: rotated the tires and took 1 link out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 05:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,703
Posted By fruitless

+1 like this: ...

+1

like this:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/flyte03.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,750
Posted By fruitless

IMO without any data to back up your claim that...

IMO without any data to back up your claim that the DA is "stiffer and stronger" your post is "statistically meaningless" :rolleyes:

I think an FSA was stiff and strong enough to win paris...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By fruitless

My urologist said mid 30s but don't worry its the...

My urologist said mid 30s but don't worry its the sort of thing that if you have it you will know there is DEFINITELY something wrong.
Forum: Commuting
08-17-06, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,103
Posted By fruitless

Do you have photos? From the way you...

Do you have photos?

From the way you describe the failue it doesn't sound like its made from CF, there are some posts out there that are mostly fibreglass and maybe a little CF wrap. I had a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,703
Posted By fruitless

It comes as no surprise that the OP was totally...

It comes as no surprise that the OP was totally full of ***t and had no accurate information. Threads like this are why you have to just love online forums:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 02:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,750
Posted By fruitless

I have about 2000 miles on my Carbon Pro Compact....

I have about 2000 miles on my Carbon Pro Compact. No issues, quiet, shifts perfectly with an FSA or Shimano chain. With an ISIS megapro Ti BB it is lighter than almost anything that costs up to 2X as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,128
Posted By fruitless

+1 has anyone tried the wireless version?

+1

has anyone tried the wireless version?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,703
Posted By fruitless

Its too bad if its true but for the amount of...

Its too bad if its true but for the amount of money I have in my Flyte frame/fork I could care less if they go out of business. But you are really fooling yourself if you think this couldn't happen...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By fruitless

I had this. My urologist said : "stop drinking...

I had this. My urologist said : "stop drinking coffee, alcohol and spicy food" I said : "what does that leave?"

Mine was so bad that riding the bike was out of the question, very uncomfortable. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 12:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By fruitless

I've seen one merchant (probably the same one you...

I've seen one merchant (probably the same one you used) trying to sell the the same frameset for 2+ months without it meeting reserve. Evidently cash flow is not a problem for these guys, in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 12:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By fruitless

expensive like freewheel hubsets and friction...

expensive like freewheel hubsets and friction shifters?:roflmao:
Forum: Commuting
08-16-06, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,029
Posted By fruitless

lock strategy

私はのための球を離れて1 時間およびdirtbag が私の後部derailleur と作ったより多く私の目を取った。それらに明らかにチェーンブレーカを含んでいたそれらの便利な多用具の1 つが、5mm アレン及びケーブルのカッターあった。そう他のだれでも比較的速く、きれいである鎖または座席滞在へ後部derailleur を保証する為の方法があるか。
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-06, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,979
Posted By fruitless

bad accident on a fishing boat, multiple...

bad accident on a fishing boat, multiple compounds tib&fib, lots of exposed bone and a nasty infection (courtesy of the hospital), pins, plates, skin grafts, bone graft. Maybe 18 or 20 months on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,979
Posted By fruitless

kewl, tib-fib and a non-union+bone graft. If we...

kewl, tib-fib and a non-union+bone graft. If we can find a couple more people with these we could start a team!
08-15-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 41,161
Posted By fruitless

(yawn)

(yawn)
08-15-06, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,358
Posted By fruitless

sweet

sweet
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-06, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By fruitless

This is so wrong I just assume you made a typo or...

This is so wrong I just assume you made a typo or are joking. 1800kps TV quality? Well ok, maybe your TV if you also had really poor eyesight. 1800 kbs is less than what you can expect with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-06, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By fruitless

I've had a lot of luck applying glider XC ski wax...

I've had a lot of luck applying glider XC ski wax to the rim and the the tire bead on particularly difficult tire mounts. The worst I ever experienced was set of kendas onto a pair of Velocity...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-06, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By fruitless

I just think the pay-per-view structure sucks,...

I just think the pay-per-view structure sucks, I'd pay a fair flat fee for all the pro-tour events and then maybe a tiered upgrade for all the grand tours. I like pro cycling coverage of any kind but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-06, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By fruitless

I'm pretty sure that the Vuelta is a separate...

I'm pretty sure that the Vuelta is a separate billing, I got the Tour of Deutschland in my subscription from April but they sent an e-mail saying they just secured the Vuelta rights and want an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-06, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By fruitless

I'm sort of peeved that after paying for classics...

I'm sort of peeved that after paying for classics coverage and then again for the Giro they are dinging us one more time for the vuelta. What is that? Like $60 so far?
08-11-06, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,897
Posted By fruitless

There are differences, unless you are spending in...

There are differences, unless you are spending in excess of 2 hours in the saddle or riding with a fast group you probably wouldn't notice them although it really depends on the specific frame....
08-11-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By fruitless

more than a week ago, right after Koffee's exit

more than a week ago, right after Koffee's exit
08-11-06, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By fruitless

clean used DA derailleurs go for less than XTR on...

clean used DA derailleurs go for less than XTR on ebay and personally I'll never buy used MTB components (again). DA is tough stuff, crank issues are going to be specific to the frame you have. I run...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-06, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,884
Posted By fruitless

too much bottom-bracket flex? wrong size...

too much bottom-bracket flex?

wrong size seat tube?

loose headset?

did I miss any?
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