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05-15-09, 12:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,324
Posted By rduenas

I tore my meniscus 7 years ago playing soccer. I...

I tore my meniscus 7 years ago playing soccer. I didn't get into track bikes until 2006, so I was well into being healed up. I ride a relatively "low" gear of 70 inches. I don't feel pain, maybe a...
05-12-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,406
Posted By rduenas

I can't say I don't miss the sound of a Hed 3 up...

I can't say I don't miss the sound of a Hed 3 up front. But, I can say I don't miss getting hit with crosswinds.
05-11-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,128
Posted By rduenas

The Zen is pretty light as it is...

The Zen is pretty light as it is...
05-09-09, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,406
Posted By rduenas

What's your opinion on stickered up bikes? It...

What's your opinion on stickered up bikes? It seems that our oversized tubing is perfect for stickering.

Is it tacky? Or does it give it some character, that "beausage" look?
05-09-09, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By rduenas

Vans w/no socks Boat shoes w/no socks I...

Vans w/no socks
Boat shoes w/no socks

I don't have a stinky feet problem, so I guess not everyone can do the no socks thing.
05-09-09, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,173
Posted By rduenas

B:H Pusher do you frequent SFFixed? Considering...

B:H Pusher do you frequent SFFixed? Considering your in the Easy Bay. There's a guy selling a Sugino Mighty crankset with ring on there.
05-08-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,265
Posted By rduenas

Regals are nice, but for me, incredibly...

Regals are nice, but for me, incredibly uncomfortable.

As for saddle porn, I've always been envious of anyone who found these comfortable:
...
05-07-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By rduenas

No need to defend your point. You're right. ...

No need to defend your point. You're right.



+1
05-06-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,570
Posted By rduenas

Though Sugino does have a the Zen Messenger in...

Though Sugino does have a the Zen Messenger in 144BCD, that retails for a bit lower than the Sugino 75 ring. But, if we're all talking about the really nice silver Sugino Zen Racing ring, then yeah,...
05-06-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,570
Posted By rduenas

Zens are more expensive than S75 rings

Zens are more expensive than S75 rings
05-05-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,787
Posted By rduenas

You do realize the movie premiered October 2008,...

You do realize the movie premiered October 2008, right?

The delay on the DVD release was mainly because of all the music tracks in the movie they had to get the rights for.

Also, the DVD edit...
05-04-09, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By rduenas

Yes NO pipe cutters. I cut my FSA K-force risers,...

Yes NO pipe cutters. I cut my FSA K-force risers, that're carbon.

You definitely want a FINE tooth hacksaw.

To prevent fraying, cut halfway then flip over and start again, meeting the first cut...
05-02-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By rduenas

Sketchhhhy

Sketchhhhy
05-02-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,561
Posted By rduenas

Don't try to whipskid. Or if you do, know that...

Don't try to whipskid. Or if you do, know that you don't have to lean into it very hard at all.

What I find works best is, because of the lower friction when it's wet, it's really easy to skid...
04-30-09, 11:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By rduenas

It's a road frame, so the bottom bracket shell is...

It's a road frame, so the bottom bracket shell is probably pretty low.

Wait til you get a track frame, you won't have to worry about pedal strike, but you'll have to worry about toe overlap
04-30-09, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,173
Posted By rduenas

You must have the worst eyes ever. It's a joke....

You must have the worst eyes ever. It's a joke. Can't you see the obvious photoshopping?
04-28-09, 04:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,428
Posted By rduenas

My FTP is at 17lbs. Not bad for it being,...

My FTP is at 17lbs. Not bad for it being, powdercoated and having a heavy Randonneur (weighs nearly a pound) on the back.

Not trying to be a weightweenie, though. Once you're out riding with your...
04-28-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By rduenas

It's definitely a good deal. Make sure you...

It's definitely a good deal.

Make sure you get the geometry for it. From what I've heard, and noticed about my FTP. Both the Concept and FTP run a bit small.
04-26-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By rduenas

Randonneurs

Randonneurs
04-26-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,367
Posted By rduenas

I use an OnGuard locking skewer up front. Gotta...

I use an OnGuard locking skewer up front. Gotta have a hollow axle though, but it's very solid.
04-25-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By rduenas

Those look like Kilo TT hubs, aka SHIET.

Those look like Kilo TT hubs, aka SHIET.
04-25-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By rduenas

I was looking for the same type of bottom...

I was looking for the same type of bottom bracket. After some research, I went with the Crank Brothers Cyan Chromoly. It's been great so far. Though, I've heard good things about both the FSA and...
04-24-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,136
Posted By rduenas

Can you barspin a stock Pista Concept? I heard...

Can you barspin a stock Pista Concept? I heard you could.
04-24-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,921
Posted By rduenas

I think it's a bit inconvenient for commuting,...

I think it's a bit inconvenient for commuting, but otherwise clipless is definitely the way to go.
04-23-09, 11:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,136
Posted By rduenas

I think it'd be funnier without the stupid...

I think it'd be funnier without the stupid captions. Overall pretty funny
04-21-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By rduenas

Oh also, check out the Clydesdale forums. Whether...

Oh also, check out the Clydesdale forums. Whether or not you're a clydesdale, they still have a good number of discussions and reviews on the Toupe/Alias/Avatar. Search it up.
04-21-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By rduenas

I just ordered an Alias the other day. I...

I just ordered an Alias the other day.

I needed a saddle with a flatter seating area, as Rolls, and Regals never worked well for me.
04-19-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,840
Posted By rduenas

$700? Yeah right. For that money, I'd get a...

$700? Yeah right.

For that money, I'd get a Bareknuckle.
04-19-09, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,922,894
Posted By rduenas

http://tillquist.dk/wp-content/gallery/tilbehor/gi...

http://tillquist.dk/wp-content/gallery/tilbehor/giro_ionos_black.jpg

Brand new, paid a ridiculously low price for it. Customer service means a lot to Ben's Cycle apparently, thanks Steve!
04-18-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,345
Posted By rduenas

lol

lol
04-18-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,185
Posted By rduenas

I lived in SF for three years. You kind of just...

I lived in SF for three years. You kind of just man up and get used to it. In SF and other hilly cities the way to go, is to know how to navigate around the big hills, like "The Wiggle" for example....
04-17-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By rduenas

Anybody have their NJS masterlink loosening up? ...

Anybody have their NJS masterlink loosening up?

Usually loosening up is from not torqueing it up correctly the first time. But too tight, the link binds and doesnt move, too loose and apparently...
04-16-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By rduenas

A ding is okay. A dent is not okay.

A ding is okay. A dent is not okay.
04-16-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,173
Posted By rduenas

I like that jacket

I like that jacket
04-16-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By rduenas

I did this with an old pair of Answer Pro Taper...

I did this with an old pair of Answer Pro Taper risers. The end result polish is really nice. But because it's aluminum it would oxidize and get cloudy really easily.
04-16-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,674
Posted By rduenas

That's exactly what I was thinking... I wear...

That's exactly what I was thinking...

I wear compression shorts when I'm going to be out all day. I wear Under Armour ones. They're great.
04-14-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 456,118
Posted By rduenas

Still have this: 2009 Selle San Marco Regal ...

Still have this:

2009 Selle San Marco Regal

Titanium rails
Smooth Black leather
Copper rivets
Barely used. Incredible condition. Has a tiny scuff on the back edge.
...
04-14-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,427
Posted By rduenas

Between 16-17lbs I think

Between 16-17lbs I think
04-14-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,427
Posted By rduenas

I use carbon risers and from the front end the...

I use carbon risers and from the front end the ride is very smooth.
04-14-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By rduenas

Hm, thats good to know lukewall, I have also been...

Hm, thats good to know lukewall, I have also been looking at the Avatar, and also Alias.

Would you say the Toupe is a bit too firm to ride comfortably without bibs? I'm usually in street clothes...
04-14-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By rduenas

Anyone use a Specialized Toupe?

Can't seem to get comfortable on this damn Regal.

I'm trying to find a saddle that is a bit more flat, one that I'd sit ON. Much like you Arione riders. The Regal is so curvy you end up sitting...
04-14-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,427
Posted By rduenas

Oh can't forget the Javelin Vigorelli. Though...

Oh can't forget the Javelin Vigorelli. Though Trackstar sells them for about $775
04-14-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,427
Posted By rduenas

Giant Ominium Raleigh Rush Hour Pro I'm...

Giant Ominium
Raleigh Rush Hour Pro

I'm partial to my FTP, but I gotta say, paired with a nice carbon track racing fork, that Leader 725tr doesn't look bad at all...
04-13-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,264
Posted By rduenas

AX something? Or something like that. They're...

AX something? Or something like that. They're Nitto and rare. Nitto had a specific open face stem for them too.
04-10-09, 11:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,067
Posted By rduenas

This is why, where your bike goes, your lock...

This is why, where your bike goes, your lock goes. No exceptions.
04-10-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,173
Posted By rduenas

Page 20 was great. Page 21 was like womp womp.

Page 20 was great. Page 21 was like womp womp.
04-10-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By rduenas

What's wrong with your rims?

What's wrong with your rims?
04-10-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,429
Posted By rduenas

Well at least it's in Michigan and not anywhere...

Well at least it's in Michigan and not anywhere that matters (OHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!)

Just kidding, but seriously, people like him comprise a good percentage of the population of this country, ladies...
04-09-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,313
Posted By rduenas

Full time student at Parsons. Communication...

Full time student at Parsons. Communication Design (web, art direction, Flash, etc.)

Trying to find a job, other than a few freelance design gigs, in this day and age, I'll take what I can get...
04-09-09, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 456,118
Posted By rduenas

A couple of goodies for you. Selle San Marco...

A couple of goodies for you.

Selle San Marco Regal - Black w/Copper rivets - TITANIUM Rails - Used but in great condition
Thomson Elite 1-1/8 Stem - Black - -10 Degrees - 90mm

Want:

Brooks...
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