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Forum: Touring
04-13-05, 08:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By deliriou5

BOB Trailer rental?

My friend and I are planning to do a SF to LA trip come August. Are there any places in the bay area where you can rent bike trailers? Or are there any mail-order type rental services?
02-24-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 45,474
Posted By deliriou5

Bike Nashbar currently 15% off with coupon code...

Bike Nashbar currently 15% off with coupon code CADFR [Exp 2/25, 3pm EST]
05-01-04, 05:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,061
Posted By deliriou5

hahahaha this is an awesome thread ingrown...

hahahaha this is an awesome thread

ingrown hair is when the end of your hair grows back into the skin. it looks like a loop of hair that's sticking out of your skin. it commonly happens in areas...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-04, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By deliriou5

I have a friend...a velo-poseur. he has a $4000...

I have a friend...a velo-poseur. he has a $4000 colnago and he wears castelli everything. he rides his bike maybe once a month, but he carries himself like he's the biggest cycling nut that ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-04, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By deliriou5

i really like my performance elite multi-L bibs,...

i really like my performance elite multi-L bibs, but then again, i've never worn any of the castellis or assos, so i have no idea what a high end short feels like
04-12-04, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,589
Posted By deliriou5

and yes, larger diameter wheels will roll longer,...

and yes, larger diameter wheels will roll longer, not because the smaller tires have to make more rotations for a given distance, but because the contact patch is much smaller with the bigger wheel.
04-12-04, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,589
Posted By deliriou5

nope not inertia.... well inertia explains why...

nope not inertia.... well inertia explains why both bikes will coast at all, but it is friction that determines which will coast longer.
04-10-04, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 37,672
Posted By deliriou5

oh yeah... and don't buy the crap that you NEED...

oh yeah... and don't buy the crap that you NEED to use sports drinks to get the perfect balance of electrolytes and water.... your body can sort out its salt concentrations itself! besides, everyone...
04-10-04, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 37,672
Posted By deliriou5

Thanks for the love, RiPHRaPH :love: our...

Thanks for the love, RiPHRaPH :love:

our bodies are machines.... fish tanks are not. our bodies have a way of getting rid of too much salt and too much water. our kidneys ususally do a great job...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-04, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By deliriou5

using toe clips and straps is even more unsafe...

using toe clips and straps is even more unsafe than using clipless, IMHO
04-08-04, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 37,672
Posted By deliriou5

True, water doesn't provide everything you need,...

True, water doesn't provide everything you need, but save for being in a race or doing a really long ride (40+ miles), you can replace your electrolytes when you get home by just eating a nice salty...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-04, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By deliriou5

man.. that's funny... i HATED the SPDs, and i...

man.. that's funny... i HATED the SPDs, and i instantly loved the Looks
04-08-04, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 37,672
Posted By deliriou5

which leads me to the question.... do you use...

which leads me to the question.... do you use gatorade exclusively to drink when you ride? that's a bad idea... cuz basically you will be dehydrating your body (same reason why drinking salt water...
04-08-04, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 37,672
Posted By deliriou5

the point of gatorade is electrolyte replacement....

the point of gatorade is electrolyte replacement. when you're sweating, you're losing alot more water than you are electrolytes... so it really is no big deal to dilute the gatorade. i have gone for...
04-07-04, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,156
Posted By deliriou5

wow... did not know that. another bit of useless...

wow... did not know that. another bit of useless (to me at least) trivia to add to my collection :D
04-06-04, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By deliriou5

someone here said he was going to put BMX bars on...

someone here said he was going to put BMX bars on his bike to deal w/ his back probs... maybe you could use MTB shifters on a BMX bar and see how that works for you
04-06-04, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,156
Posted By deliriou5

Wow... you've really replaced the valve...

Wow... you've really replaced the valve before!!?? I would think it much easier to replace the whole tube... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-04, 06:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,306
Posted By deliriou5

i've talked about this many times.... at high...

i've talked about this many times.... at high speed (45 mph or so) the wheel reflectors can cause the bike to start shaking. if you're gonna ride at night, leave the reflectors on. if you never...
03-26-04, 10:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,652
Posted By deliriou5

ranger... you obviously don't live in a very...

ranger... you obviously don't live in a very humid area.... out here on the east coast, when it's 90% humidity, it don't matter if the wind is blowing 50 miles an hour.... it won't do a thing to cool...
03-26-04, 07:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,652
Posted By deliriou5

This thread reminds me of our old friend,...

This thread reminds me of our old friend, inoplanetyanin, who rode across the country in cotton garments, without a single piece of lycra or polyester.

i used to wear t-shirts, but the ones with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-04, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By deliriou5

$1700!!???

$1700!!???
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-04, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By deliriou5

you'd save more weight blowing a snot rocket out...

you'd save more weight blowing a snot rocket out of your nose
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-04, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By deliriou5

Nope, 65 PSI should be fine to get you home. ...

Nope, 65 PSI should be fine to get you home. Mini pumps are often "rated" to only go up to a certain PSI... there are mini pumps out there that are made to go up to 100 psi or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-04, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By deliriou5

double butted spokes will have a little more...

double butted spokes will have a little more "give" to them than straight gauge spokes. but the best spokes are Ti spoke... I have a pair of Ti-spoked cane creeks.... the ride is super smooth!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-04, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By deliriou5

Well for me it's genetic.... I have monster...

Well for me it's genetic.... I have monster thighs... even though i'm not that strong. i started running and cycling hoping that they would trim down, but they are only getting bigger. some people...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-04, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By deliriou5

thanks so much, pinky! i'll try it next time...

thanks so much, pinky!

i'll try it next time i'm out.... stupid snow!!! :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-04, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By deliriou5

lightweight bike & sprinting

Anyone ever have this problem??

I have a pretty light bike... prolly around 17 pounds or so. I'm gonna start some Cat 5 racing this year, so I'm trying to mix up my training. Anyways, yesterday...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-04, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By deliriou5

for one, you shouldn't literally feel like you're...

for one, you shouldn't literally feel like you're pulling up on the pedal on the upstroke....that is unless you're sprinting. the main thing is to keep the stroke as smooth a circle as possible, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-04, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By deliriou5

the cranks are rotating weight too (you rotate...

the cranks are rotating weight too (you rotate the cranks (rotation) which move the chain (translation) which moves the cogs attached to the wheel which moves the wheel (rotation)). but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-04, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By deliriou5

i have the same frame, except in silver (it's the...

i have the same frame, except in silver (it's the '03 pro) isn't it friggin light!!?? i love it!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-04, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By deliriou5

deep rims are for riding fast & aero. you'll...

deep rims are for riding fast & aero. you'll find them on time trial and triathlon bikes, where the rider expects mostly flat terrain, and constant, steady state effort (no sprinting, no...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-04, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By deliriou5

you can ovalize your headset races if you use a...

you can ovalize your headset races if you use a resistance trainer, because the handlebar remains in a fixed position. you can avoid this issue by using rollers
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-04, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,811
Posted By deliriou5

i use it to make sure i'm not cross-chaining......

i use it to make sure i'm not cross-chaining... that's about the only reason (but it's an important one)
03-04-04, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By deliriou5

Mtn Mike - there is a hacked version of the game...

Mtn Mike - there is a hacked version of the game that gives you inflated scores...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-04, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By deliriou5

i dunno if i'd want to spent $1500 on a bike i...

i dunno if i'd want to spent $1500 on a bike i use both for commuting and recreation. you say you're gonna commute 10 miles a day? where are you gonna keep the bike locked up during the day? i...
02-25-04, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By deliriou5

my LBS put presta valve nuts, just like rev chuck...

my LBS put presta valve nuts, just like rev chuck said, as spacers between the cage and the frame. i also have a specialized allez
02-25-04, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By deliriou5

i'm curious... was it the right side (drive side)...

i'm curious... was it the right side (drive side) of the the tire that got chewed up?
02-25-04, 08:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,260
Posted By deliriou5

I can notice quite a significant performance...

I can notice quite a significant performance decrease when i've been exposed to a bit of secondhand smoke the night before a ride. who wants that, eh?
02-23-04, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By deliriou5

i don't understand you guys.... what would have...

i don't understand you guys.... what would have been the proper thing for the guy to do? stay behind the cyclist the whole time? stay in his lane and nearly clip the cyclist?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-04, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,060
Posted By deliriou5

I agree wholeheartedly w/ the masochism bit. If...

I agree wholeheartedly w/ the masochism bit. If you're not improving climbing, then it's cuz you're not pushing yourself hard enough going up the hills. Common advice is to gear down so that you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-04, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By deliriou5

the straight spokes on the aeroheads make them...

the straight spokes on the aeroheads make them much less suceptible to breakage than the regular j-bend spokes. also, there is no "breaking in" period like there is w/ conventionally built wheels.
Forum: Triathlon
02-16-04, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,923
Posted By deliriou5

i had to pay $50 for new chainrings, $10 for the...

i had to pay $50 for new chainrings, $10 for the headset compressor, and $20 for cables/housing and bar tape - so prolly around $900
02-15-04, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By deliriou5

my running HR is ALWAYS higher than my cycling...

my running HR is ALWAYS higher than my cycling heart rate. Running is a great (in fact i think it is the best) way to increase aerobic capcity.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-04, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By deliriou5

heres the pic yall have been waiting for:

heres the pic yall have been waiting for:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-04, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By deliriou5

I have very wide feet (I normally wear 2E), and I...

I have very wide feet (I normally wear 2E), and I own a pair of these. They're not very comfortable. Also, not good if you have high arches like me... the footbed is like pancake flat. I get...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-04, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,097
Posted By deliriou5

Cervelos are so sexy.... i especially love their...

Cervelos are so sexy.... i especially love their time trial stuff.

NZCylclist: I think you ride fast enough to be able to enjoy the benefits of the aero frame.... go for it!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-04, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By deliriou5

This is what I have done - you know how most...

This is what I have done - you know how most people wrap the wire spiraling down the front brake cable? Well I do that, and then I run it to my derailleur cable, and spiral it down the naked cable...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-04, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By deliriou5

au contraire... if there's anything that's bad...

au contraire... if there's anything that's bad for your knees it's the SPDs!!! SPD pedals usually have NO float. And Looks have generous float.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By deliriou5

do you like the SPD system? i can't stand em,...

do you like the SPD system? i can't stand em, but that's prolly cuz i've been spoiled by my looks
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-04, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By deliriou5

whoa... it looks better all of the sudden... did...

whoa... it looks better all of the sudden... did you just do something?
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