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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By DScott

Doing that 78 mile route in less than 3 hrs 45...

Doing that 78 mile route in less than 3 hrs 45 min. is beastly, no matter what the gearing is...

How much climbing we talking about total?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 6,711
Posted By DScott

FYI, the last place finisher of this year's LA...

FYI, the last place finisher of this year's LA Marathon timed in at 12hrs, 23 minutes, 19 seconds. No one could argue they didn't "do a marathon".

Ever seen how many times and for how long...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,699
Posted By DScott

Especially given that the original question was...

Especially given that the original question was so lacking in detail that it had no possibility for a meaningful answer. We really need info about who the rider is, what bike they're going on, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,788
Posted By DScott

Absolutely need to follow-up with the owner and...

Absolutely need to follow-up with the owner and the authorities. Biters bite, and will bite often, given the chance. There's no way to correct that behavior 100%, outside of eliminating all...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,788
Posted By DScott

I don't know why you're so flurfy about pitbulls,...

I don't know why you're so flurfy about pitbulls, when German Shepherds account for a much higher proportion of dog bites in this country, at least for children.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,788
Posted By DScott

Dogs are tough, often in surprising ways. We had...

Dogs are tough, often in surprising ways. We had a Yorkie that kept a two acre parcel free of ground squirrels. True to his nature (http://www.akc.org/breeds/yorkshire_terrier/index.cfm), I guess....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,788
Posted By DScott

Yes, most probably won't bite. My lab-pit mix is...

Yes, most probably won't bite. My lab-pit mix is the biggest baby most of the time, and gets his feelings hurt rather easily, especially if your tone of voice implies in the least that you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By DScott

I'm confused there, newb. What do you...

I'm confused there, newb.

What do you expect this cover to do? Keep you warmer, more dry, more aero?

When is this assignment due?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,788
Posted By DScott

Where are all the posters who claim "dogs don't...

Where are all the posters who claim "dogs don't bite cyclists", and "they just just want to play", and "all you have to do is look sternly at them or raise your voice a little and they won't bother...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,717
Posted By DScott

My wheels think your wheels are totally emo.

My wheels think your wheels are totally emo.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 03:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,071
Posted By DScott

Not yet. ...

Not yet.



http://images.encyclopediadramatica.ch/e/e5/Asianfacepalm.jpg




Now it does. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,371
Posted By DScott

At 100W a side, you'll never get to 400W on a...

At 100W a side, you'll never get to 400W on a bicycle. You'll need a QUADcycle, for obvious reasons, and this album:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8a/Quadrophenia_%28album%29.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By DScott

Strive to be King of the Freds. It's really all...

Strive to be King of the Freds. It's really all that's left, since the Pope's spot is already taken.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,220
Posted By DScott

All the groupsets work well enough. The choice is...

All the groupsets work well enough. The choice is ultimately an emotional one, and that's OK.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 04:21 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By DScott

Ideally, see a good fitter. And/or, knees and...

Ideally, see a good fitter. And/or, knees and fit tips: http://www.cptips.com/knee.htm

Don't let it go too long, long-term injury can result.

Cheers!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,105
Posted By DScott

Most of the time, good groups point out hazards...

Most of the time, good groups point out hazards and communicate more efficiently (and much less annoyingly) with hand signals. If you're riding heads up, you're focused and anticipating almost any...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-11, 09:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,105
Posted By DScott

Rule number something-something-or-other:...

Rule number something-something-or-other: "Protect your front wheel."

Once you chew on that notion for a while, and digest the different implications, group riding can sometimes make alot more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,882
Posted By DScott

Or not. Cool pic though.

Or not.

Cool pic though.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By DScott

This is the true poseur kit. There are so few,...

This is the true poseur kit. There are so few, real Anaerobians...


http://www.elevengear.com/images/roa/prodRoa-J-M.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-11, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By DScott

I just went through this, changing out a Time...

I just went through this, changing out a Time setpost with setback to a 3T Doric Team with no setback. What sucks is that the clamp on the 3T is so long that it negates the benefits of no set-back. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,658
Posted By DScott

^^^ Hmmm... I guess there is the...

^^^ Hmmm...

I guess there is the bicycling urban myth that over-heated wheels will explode tubes and blow tires off the rims, but I think the smoking/melting/stinking brake pads is the more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,658
Posted By DScott

I do a fair bit of climbing here in So Cal, using...

I do a fair bit of climbing here in So Cal, using alum. rimmed wheels, and have never had a problem with that. But then, I'm not sure how I would know.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

Really? How much mold is enough to make someone...

Really? How much mold is enough to make someone sick?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

Those may be YOUR facts, but those are not...

Those may be YOUR facts, but those are not necessarily THE facts. Your setting is only one of many. A lot of people with FM look alot different than yours. We've all seen those patients you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

Re: chronic narcotic use Note the area in...

Re: chronic narcotic use

Note the area in the referenced article I highlighted.

Persistent/chronic narcotic use is associated with increased central sensitization, which is a major factor in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

Then there's this: From Medscape Medical...

Then there's this:

From Medscape Medical News (http://www.medscape.com/news)

Painful Jaw Condition Linked to Nervous System Dysregulation

Debra Gordon


November 15, 2011 — Patients...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

What kind of facility is this again? Sounds like...

What kind of facility is this again? Sounds like it's at least 20 years out of date.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

Seriously. What he's saying is that these people...

Seriously. What he's saying is that these people are sick because they're fat, and they're fat because they choose to be. Don't you see? It's their fault.

Forget about the contradiction in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

Seriously? That's your definition of a...

Seriously? That's your definition of a "legitimate" disease? That healthy people get it?

Maybe they're overwight because they are inactive, or depressed because their life has gone to ****, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,965
Posted By DScott

I've got a set of the EA90 Aeros that I just sent...

I've got a set of the EA90 Aeros that I just sent off for the second time to check and repair a rear drive-side spoke break. Each time the spoke broke with about 1000 miles on the wheel.

While...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

This is your facility? You're one of the authors...

This is your facility? You're one of the authors of the study?

Or did you have some other point?

Notice that there's no question whether the diagnosis of FMS is "real" or not, or whether...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

What is this facility? That'd make a...

What is this facility? That'd make a difference...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

Please. Just stop. You're giving people...

Please. Just stop.

You're giving people with real problems a bad name. Even patients with somatoform disorder think you're nuts.

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-11, 07:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

I've changed my mind. It's unbalanced humours. ...

I've changed my mind. It's unbalanced humours.

http://www.hulu.com/watch/3529/saturday-night-live-theodoric-of-york
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,302
Posted By DScott

I agree with you, but would point out that once...

I agree with you, but would point out that once they've fallen off, you're not going to actually see anything. At least I wouldn't.

After a couple years of therapy, I've finally accepted I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,577
Posted By DScott

I'll weigh in. Basically, FM is a...

I'll weigh in.

Basically, FM is a condition you manage, not cure. There is no fix. That means that there is no drug, no diet, or any particular exercise that is going to make it go away. ...
11-11-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By DScott

What is Floyd's current bank balance?

What is Floyd's current bank balance?
11-11-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By DScott

John who?

John who?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By DScott

+1 Or, the Tour of Napa Valley ...

+1

Or, the Tour of Napa Valley (http://www.eaglecyclingclub.org/tour.html)and Levi's Gran Fondo (http://www.levisgranfondo.com/). Friends do this every year, and rave about them. They're on my...
11-11-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By DScott

Floyd who?

Floyd who?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By DScott

Sounds nice. IMO, while there might be a better...

Sounds nice. IMO, while there might be a better price out there, the cost won't really matter that much after a while.

Cheers! :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By DScott

Record 10 speed or 11? Compact or regular crank?...

Record 10 speed or 11? Compact or regular crank? Cable set included? Which frame? Does it need BB cable guide and/or cable stops? Did that include shipping?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By DScott

ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By DScott

Don't believe everything you hear, and only half...

Don't believe everything you hear, and only half of what you read.

Assos bibs and knickers never seem to wear out, at least in my experience. What seems to happen is that eventually the chamois...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,496
Posted By DScott

Will it blend? ...

Will it blend?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USiaeXzYkOE&feature=player_embedded#!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,104
Posted By DScott

Her: ¡Qué cojones! Him: Never as bright a...

Her: ¡Qué cojones!

Him: Never as bright a future as hers.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,176
Posted By DScott

One of the most satisfying centuries I ever did...

One of the most satisfying centuries I ever did was in the rain.

It was a spectacular ride. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,075
Posted By DScott

Another arguement against running tires at high...

Another arguement against running tires at high pressures is because rims have max psi ratings, too.

For example, Mavic Open Pro rims with 23mm tires are rated to a max tire pressure of 138psi....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,313
Posted By DScott

All he had to do was put a knee on his...

All he had to do was put a knee on his tank/toptube or slide forward a little bit, right? Or maybe he should just relax his grip on the bars?

Apparently it's "normal" for a bike to do that...
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