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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By freeskihp

it will always be a caad9 frame with neuvation or...

it will always be a caad9 frame with neuvation or soul wheels, a smattering of nashbar/performace crap, and a hint of carbon somwhere stupid, like the stem cap...

Et voilá, your BF bike is done....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,149
Posted By freeskihp

do you want better braking/less maintainance or...

do you want better braking/less maintainance or lighter weight? boom, done, enjoy whatever you pick
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By freeskihp

its closer to 30

its closer to 30
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By freeskihp

thats like buying a nice suit and getting shoes...

thats like buying a nice suit and getting shoes from payless. Yes its possible, yes its cost effective, most people probably won't even notice. but you'll eventually realize you should have just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,096
Posted By freeskihp

the better question is why you'd want to film a...

the better question is why you'd want to film a no-drop ride. With $800 you could have watched something significantly cooler, like a crowd of people fighting over $800
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By freeskihp

They're the same brand, same chainring. The one...

They're the same brand, same chainring. The one on the right is a compact and therefore a slightly different shape
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,547
Posted By freeskihp

whatever you do, don't consult an internet forum

whatever you do, don't consult an internet forum
03-21-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,932
Posted By freeskihp

Two of those bikes have Di2 (with the middle one...

Two of those bikes have Di2 (with the middle one predating it), cost is not the issue. Its either a cost cutting rules-compliance thing (seen in mens ranks recently, cant remember where) or for hilly...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,807
Posted By freeskihp

its either underinflation or something sharp was...

its either underinflation or something sharp was on your wheel or tire. The tube is rarely the issue
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By freeskihp

nothing cinelli makes thats made of carbon is...

nothing cinelli makes thats made of carbon is made in italy
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 01:45 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 75,570
Posted By freeskihp

what happens when you get to the top and need to...

what happens when you get to the top and need to get down?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By freeskihp

don't worry, they are most certainly made in...

don't worry, they are most certainly made in taiwan
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-11, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By freeskihp

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,261
Posted By freeskihp

sl and elite use entirely different spokes.

sl and elite use entirely different spokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,653
Posted By freeskihp

super legit, mine rides great

super legit, mine rides great
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,653
Posted By freeskihp

yeah, they're good. Ordered loads of stuff and...

yeah, they're good. Ordered loads of stuff and saved millions. HAVE COMPLETE FAITH!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,846
Posted By freeskihp

oh c'mon. It's not that hard to figure this out....

oh c'mon. It's not that hard to figure this out. Two years ago SRAM's top riders had white accents on their red groups, last year they were yellow, this year they're black. The 2012 red group will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-11, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By freeskihp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1VEY7ndKCs ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1VEY7ndKCs

south texas could use a little more scenery
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-11, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By freeskihp

probably around 1500 tons

probably around 1500 tons
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-11, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By freeskihp

its marginal. buy whenever what you need comes up

its marginal. buy whenever what you need comes up
02-14-11, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,277,644
Posted By freeskihp

winter http://i51.tinypic.com/15361r9.jpg

winter

http://i51.tinypic.com/15361r9.jpg
02-12-11, 12:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,873
Posted By freeskihp

cocaine

cocaine
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By freeskihp

ok, here goes. -release cable from...

ok, here goes.

-release cable from derailleur
-position front derailleur so that it is parallel to chainrings and so that when you push the derailleur out with your hand it is 2mm or so above the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-11, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10,208
Views: 2,645,883
Posted By freeskihp

weird to see that out of DC

weird to see that out of DC
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-11, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By freeskihp

talking about ep pricing is a bit busch league....

talking about ep pricing is a bit busch league. that being said, for what you want zipp sounds right




also: don't worry about using heroin, except for the negative effects
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-11, 10:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,960
Posted By freeskihp

spooky-overpriced and average quality, nice...

spooky-overpriced and average quality, nice geometry
cervelo-no longer in existance
specialized allez-good value for money, ace geometry, tapered
canyon- overpriced but magnificent
BMC- wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,204,531
Posted By freeskihp

please take the number plate off unless you are...

please take the number plate off unless you are currently in the middle of a race
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-11, 01:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,529
Posted By freeskihp

eh, it looks pretty weighty. Once you get the...

eh, it looks pretty weighty. Once you get the 1071 slapped on there though...

I hear they come lubed from the factory with unicorn tears
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By freeskihp

ticarbon hybrids suck. pick a material and go...

ticarbon hybrids suck. pick a material and go with it. ti if you want a longer lasting bike, carbon if you want a cheaper bike
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By freeskihp

the fit is identical.

the fit is identical.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-11, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By freeskihp

I'll bite. Lance rode (slightly) nose down, said...

I'll bite. Lance rode (slightly) nose down, said he already had too many problems down there
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-11, 01:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,699
Posted By freeskihp

dweebs, all of you

dweebs, all of you
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,281
Posted By freeskihp

Id harass someone on an ebike too. My favorite...

Id harass someone on an ebike too. My favorite car interaction so far has been being handed a bottle of Gatorade by a random person who kept shouting "allez lance" and then motorpacing me for a bit
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-11, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By freeskihp

veblen goods are tough. Arguably all of the...

veblen goods are tough. Arguably all of the comparisons you made (barring the fuji/trek thing but I get the idea) are performace/quality upgrades along with the "Status (weak arguments but arguments...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By freeskihp

its a little exaggerated but it takes a bit to...

its a little exaggerated but it takes a bit to process/ship/build. you're probably looking at closer to 2-2.5 weeks if everything goes right
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-11, 09:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,230
Posted By freeskihp

along the same lines ...

along the same lines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2oYddXY_vQ
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,486
Posted By freeskihp

looks like all the fiddly bits are sourced from...

looks like all the fiddly bits are sourced from campy. seems like they're doing something that you can do yourself and probably charging a premium for it
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,204,531
Posted By freeskihp

probably bought the frame

probably bought the frame
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,102
Posted By freeskihp

Obtusely terse bikeforums version: Don't ...

Obtusely terse bikeforums version: Don't

Reasoning: upgrading is really inefficient when it comes budgets. The gain is too marginal and the costs too high, you'll feel a lot better about that cool...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By freeskihp

sram recalled a bunch of cranks (mostly truvativ)...

sram recalled a bunch of cranks (mostly truvativ) for this same problem a couple years ago, bring it to a bike shop and they'll send it back for a free replacement.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,204,531
Posted By freeskihp

cool hood positioning. Sphinx-y

cool hood positioning. Sphinx-y
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By freeskihp

what changed? the paint?

what changed? the paint?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-11, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By freeskihp

competitivecyclist.com look it up EDIT: no...

competitivecyclist.com look it up

EDIT: no dice on the r3 but the s2 is ~15.9
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-11, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By freeskihp

no no he's talking about the ones...

no



no

he's talking about the ones that came out in '06 that have the carbon top tube/seatstays. A lot of average reviews compared to the all Al version
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-11, 04:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,044
Posted By freeskihp

Many people may not realize the mechanics of a...

Many people may not realize the mechanics of a good hair conditioner. In all honesty, conditioners are far more complex than most hair products, such as shampoo. First, you must realize that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,863
Posted By freeskihp

ghetto tubeless gets a little shakier when you...

ghetto tubeless gets a little shakier when you get to high pressure
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,863
Posted By freeskihp

used them for 700 miles. never flatted. slow...

used them for 700 miles. never flatted. slow leaks developed in both tires. no noticeable difference. sealant's a pain in the ass. got some wide rims and latex tubes and it feels as good or better....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 01:10 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,772
Posted By freeskihp

you can't honestly refute his claims with that....

you can't honestly refute his claims with that. Compare a p4/trinity/plasma/etc. with that Eriksen or any Ti tt frame and it's obvious that carbon is more suited to manipulation. (though Ti can be...
12-31-10, 02:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 865
Posted By freeskihp

proposing velodromes is the new proposing sports...

proposing velodromes is the new proposing sports stadiums. This one will get built in the next 20 years or so
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 23,913
Posted By freeskihp

the point is that they're not knockoffs, they're...

the point is that they're not knockoffs, they're a competing producer. Clearly they make quality stuff because people buy it and like it. They compete with the high priced domestic offerings because...
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