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Forum: Commuting
06-17-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,330
Posted By cryogenic

I just recently got a set of Marathon Plus...

I just recently got a set of Marathon Plus myself. Yes, they're excessively heavy. 1.6kg or so for a set, which is considerably more than most tires weigh. I haven't put enough mileage on them to...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,089
Posted By cryogenic

Endomondo user here, myself. I started with...

Endomondo user here, myself. I started with Runkeeper, but the app is rather flaky on Android. I still like Runkeeper's site and interface in general better, so amusingly I use Endomondo to actually...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 59,095
Posted By cryogenic

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Forum: Commuting
05-07-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 59,095
Posted By cryogenic

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Forum: Commuting
05-07-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 12,868
Posted By cryogenic

$3.739 here in Knoxville, TN. It was as high as...

$3.739 here in Knoxville, TN. It was as high as $3.789 earlier this week but it dropped a nickel overnight the other day.
Forum: Commuting
04-25-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 59,095
Posted By cryogenic

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Forum: Commuting
04-18-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,713
Posted By cryogenic

I had to pay taxes this year, so no refund-funded...

I had to pay taxes this year, so no refund-funded bike purchases this year. :( I wanted to buy some new bike stuff, but I'll have to wait. Even worse, I have to buy a new laptop, so that puts my new...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-07, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

I considered a rohloff at one point but they...

I considered a rohloff at one point but they seemed almost prohibitively expensive... so I stuck with regular gears. :p One deviation I did have to make from my build list above was Planet Bike...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-07, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

so after taking it out for its first night of...

so after taking it out for its first night of riding, I must say that with the rack & panniers it's REALLY heavy.... but oh my god does it ride smooth. It really soaks up the bumps and is a joy to...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

why did you have to use a seatpost clamp? from...

why did you have to use a seatpost clamp? from what I can tell, my frame has some form of eyelets to use... plus I had to get a disc brake compatible rack... but I don't see any reason why it...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-07, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

Finally got a few pics... these are without rack,...

Finally got a few pics... these are without rack, panniers, fenders, lights. I'll have more later today after I go pick it up :)

http://www.whatthe****.info/images/commuter/P1020289-small.JPG...
10-26-07, 03:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,741
Posted By cryogenic

Most (not ALL) of the lights in my area won't...

Most (not ALL) of the lights in my area won't ever cycle or have insanely long cycle times if there is no car around to trip them. Thus, I wait it out for a couple of cycles to be sure and then run...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By cryogenic

Bontrager makes a Satellite Elite hardcase...

Bontrager makes a Satellite Elite hardcase (http://bontrager.com/Road/Wheelworks/Tires/5782.php) in a 32mm wide. I've gone with those on my current commuter project bike. They seemed like a good...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-07, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

The rear cassette is a severely limiting factor...

The rear cassette is a severely limiting factor due to the wheelset being Shimano-only and my stubborn insistence on running Campagnolo drivetrain components. Had I gone with the Bontrager Race Lite...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-07, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

sounds like it could be the bar or the stem...

sounds like it could be the bar or the stem easily... also, my Biomax is oversized so I wonder if that will have any effect (unless yours is oversized too?)
Forum: Commuting
10-23-07, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

Yeah, it's probably overkill for commuting, but I...

Yeah, it's probably overkill for commuting, but I liked the frame and the fact that it's so versatile. It was the first thing that came to mind that would do well as a medium-tire-width commuter with...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-07, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

problem is that the KM has a limitation of 48t on...

problem is that the KM has a limitation of 48t on the big chainring, so I'm screwed there. I'll be running a 12-25 American Classic cassette on the back. I updated the original post with more info. I...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-07, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By cryogenic

New project commuter bike -- almost done!

So I've finally bitten the bullet and am in the process of putting together (more specifically, having my LBS put together) what I believe to be a pretty sweet commuting rig. It's not finished yet...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-07, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,034
Posted By cryogenic

Continental Town & Country? I've used them before...

Continental Town & Country? I've used them before and had pretty good luck. They're an inverted tread design and the rubber is actually fairly sticky. Check them out.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-05, 01:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,304
Posted By cryogenic

For what it's worth, my Cygo didn't even last a...

For what it's worth, my Cygo didn't even last a full year before it had to be sent back for warranty repair. I'd leave it on the charger and get 10 mins runtime out of it. I have no idea if the...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-05, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By cryogenic

That's actually about the only real flat area on...

That's actually about the only real flat area on my commute... and I don't always take that route since it's actually a good bit longer. I just happened to be going that way because I was going to...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By cryogenic

yeah.. I wish I had one.. 160x120 @ 15fps really...

yeah.. I wish I had one.. 160x120 @ 15fps really doesn't cut it... and try holding a flip cellphone still when you're riding at 15mph :p
Forum: Commuting
10-21-05, 09:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,930
Posted By cryogenic

... and burning a hole in his pants :p

... and burning a hole in his pants :p
Forum: Commuting
10-21-05, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By cryogenic

I took some vids on my commute for fun

I got a new cellphone not long ago (Motorola E815 with Verizon) and decided to test out its video recording capabilities and take some vids of my commute from work to the local university (University...
08-10-05, 04:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,912
Posted By cryogenic

I've found that many prospective females...

I've found that many prospective females automatically try to slap me with the "loser" tag upon finding out I do not (and will not) own a car. Their loss, certainly not mine. I'm not even worried...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-05, 03:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,306
Posted By cryogenic

OH MY GOD :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: I think I...

OH MY GOD :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

I think I just soiled myself.... :o
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-05, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By cryogenic

I have a set of Niobium 30's and they're...

I have a set of Niobium 30's and they're fantastic. Granted I'm only 135 lbs so there's no way I'm as hard on wheels as you clydesdales. I have had to true my rear once, although it wasn't rubbing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By cryogenic

Apparently they're replacing his older Zurich...

Apparently they're replacing his older Zurich with a 2005 MJ. Yeah, I'd say that's an upgrade if I've ever seen one :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By cryogenic

I'm running a Centaur compact only because it was...

I'm running a Centaur compact only because it was available when I bought the components to build with and it was the same price so I figured it certainly couldn't hurt. It was pretty quick and easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By cryogenic

yep... so your rim strip is a decent one at...

yep... so your rim strip is a decent one at least... make sure it's straight and covers all the spoke holes. Occasionally they're put on a bit crooked and will leave some bare metal exposed, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By cryogenic

it's the strip that covers the inside of your...

it's the strip that covers the inside of your rim... covers up the spoke holes. The good ones are made from cloth. The cheap ones are rubber or plastic.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By cryogenic

I've also noticed they're quite a bit more...

I've also noticed they're quite a bit more expensive than your average bar + stem sold separately. I picked up a really nice carbon bar and a carbon stem with aluminum endcaps for $300. Most of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By cryogenic

I run Michelin Carbons and they're pretty good...

I run Michelin Carbons and they're pretty good for flat prevention. I've gotten one due to a rather large staple, but I haven't had any problems with glass or rocks causing flats for me. Also they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-05, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By cryogenic

Go for it... Heck, I commute on my Fuji Team SL...

Go for it... Heck, I commute on my Fuji Team SL outfitted with Campy Record/Chorus/Centaur and some nice handbuilt wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-05, 11:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,003
Posted By cryogenic

I have yet to see a lemonade stand anywhere...

I have yet to see a lemonade stand anywhere around my area. :( I'd stop at one if I saw one though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-05, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By cryogenic

FSA makes the Plasma... Deda makes the Alanera.....

FSA makes the Plasma... Deda makes the Alanera.. I don't think 3ttt makes one. Cinelli makes the Ram. Not sure about ITM.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By cryogenic

maybe some clipless pedals... outside of that, if...

maybe some clipless pedals... outside of that, if this is your first road bike the components on it will be perfectly fine for you. Work on the engine first, then upgrade the bike :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-05, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By cryogenic

I'm in love with the Tricross... I rode one today...

I'm in love with the Tricross... I rode one today and thought it'd make a fantastic commuter. Too bad it's $1500! :eek:
07-28-05, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By cryogenic

Yeah, it's expensive but it has some pretty...

Yeah, it's expensive but it has some pretty high-dollar wheels on it as well. It's a super sweet looking bike, though. I'd buy one if it wasn't $1500.
07-28-05, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By cryogenic

wind noise hasn't drowned out my music as of yet...

wind noise hasn't drowned out my music as of yet with my Sennheisers. I don't think you can find them at your local department store, though. I'd buy another pair in a heartbeat if I had to.. I...
07-28-05, 10:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,080
Posted By cryogenic

sissy! ;) :p

sissy! ;) :p
07-28-05, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By cryogenic

I saw some AA Energizer 15 minute rechargeables...

I saw some AA Energizer 15 minute rechargeables that were 2500mAh. That's some serious juice!
07-28-05, 04:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,694
Posted By cryogenic

to add something that's not been mentioned yet,...

to add something that's not been mentioned yet, while cycling is more popular than we realize a lot of people would rather spend $30/month to go to the health club and work out in a big...
07-28-05, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cryogenic

tried calling them? or would that cost an arm and...

tried calling them? or would that cost an arm and a leg?
07-28-05, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By cryogenic

My Rio Nitrus came with Sennheiser earbuds and I...

My Rio Nitrus came with Sennheiser earbuds and I like them quite a bit. They fit snugly in my ears (they're pretty large for earbuds) and I haven't had any issues with them falling out. sound quality...
07-28-05, 04:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,946
Posted By cryogenic

Ok, I'm not a big fan of Treks by any stretch of...

Ok, I'm not a big fan of Treks by any stretch of the imagination, but you may want to check out the 7300FX and 7500FX models? The 7500FX with disc brakes doesn't come with the lower spoke count...
07-28-05, 04:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,076
Posted By cryogenic

I say get an AirZound horn... when they get even...

I say get an AirZound horn... when they get even remotely close, lay on it and watch them jump out of their skin and probably fall off their bikes. I guarantee you after one such experience, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 04:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,302
Posted By cryogenic

or maybe campy vs shimano

or maybe campy vs shimano
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By cryogenic

Not too surprising really. I figured there was a...

Not too surprising really. I figured there was a small amount of aero advantage to a 30mm wheel and bladed spokes, but I wasn't exactly expecting miracles. I guess I was just rather surprised at how...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By cryogenic

This was something I was also investigating... I...

This was something I was also investigating... I think I'm ever so slightly more aero just because my top tube is technically too long for my body so I end up being bent over too much. I will say...
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