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Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By LA_Rider

LOL Thatís like saying Kool cigarettes have...

LOL

Thatís like saying Kool cigarettes have less nicotine than Marlboro, therefor, Koolís are healthier to smoke.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-06, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By LA_Rider

I got mine here... ...

I got mine here...

http://www.glorycycles.com/fsaos115stem.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-06, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,319
Posted By LA_Rider

Unless you’re actually racing, you’re not...

Unless you’re actually racing, you’re not dropping anyone, you’re just passing someone - who could probably care less...
11-03-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By LA_Rider

Passing is easy, staying out front is not.

Passing is easy, staying out front is not.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By LA_Rider

http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/posting.php

http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/posting.php
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-06, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By LA_Rider

Most glasses sit to low on my face for riding in...

Most glasses sit to low on my face for riding in the drops, and I end up looking over the tops of ‘em.

I like Smith because I can squeeze the wire nose piece together making ‘em sit higher on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-06, 11:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,542
Posted By LA_Rider

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=158171

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=158171
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-06, 10:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,767
Posted By LA_Rider

Yup. I donít get wanting to blend in with asphalt.

Yup. I donít get wanting to blend in with asphalt.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,059
Posted By LA_Rider

I get ‘em too. I think the helmet has a lot to do...

I get ‘em too. I think the helmet has a lot to do with it. Even the slight pressure of a baseball cap will give me a headache after awhile.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-06, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By LA_Rider

My Zeros were nothing but trouble. I upgraded to...

My Zeros were nothing but trouble. I upgraded to Dura-Ace.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-06, 12:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,800
Posted By LA_Rider

Here's a 70mm / 0* ...

Here's a 70mm / 0*

http://www.glorycycles.com/fsardrost.html
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-06, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By LA_Rider

PS: Ryan Cox (Barloworld) is 5'11" and rides a...

PS: Ryan Cox (Barloworld) is 5'11" and rides a 54.

This is his bike.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/photos/2006/tech/probikes/barloworld_cannondale_cox/DSC_0546mensroadcannondale.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-06, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By LA_Rider

Iím 5í9Ē with a 32Ē cycling inseam and ride a 54...

Iím 5í9Ē with a 32Ē cycling inseam and ride a 54 CAAD8.

Iím going to be changing to a 52cm for the shorter head tube / lower drop.

I also think stems of 110 and up handle better than a long TT...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-06, 10:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,234
Posted By LA_Rider

:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:

:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-06, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,234
Posted By LA_Rider

Why won’t you show us the bike?

Why won’t you show us the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-06, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By LA_Rider

Try the System Six.

Try the System Six.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By LA_Rider

I use DeFeet Slipstreams from fall to summer. (I...

I use DeFeet Slipstreams from fall to summer. (I get cold feet)

I also use Saran Wrap around my sox on cold mornings - works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-06, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By LA_Rider

Sounds like the System Six might be for you. I...

Sounds like the System Six might be for you. I tried one, it's awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,310
Posted By LA_Rider

Fyi...

Note about jersey's:

The OP mentioned the cyclist were wearing team kits without a saddle bag.

Team kits are typically very tight fitting race cut jersey’s. You can put a lot of stuff in these...
10-07-06, 09:34 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 13,806
Posted By LA_Rider

Why? That bike looks perfect. Iím thinking...

Why? That bike looks perfect.

Iím thinking about a Ď07 TCR Adv-0 myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-06, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,310
Posted By LA_Rider

I donít use a seat bag either. I carry a...

I donít use a seat bag either.

I carry a lightweight tube and a lever in my jersey, and a Carb One pump on my frame.

My Michelin carbon tires rarely flat - Iíve been carrying the same tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By LA_Rider

Thanks. My -6 stem is flipped down, and I have no...

Thanks. My -6 stem is flipped down, and I have no spacers, so the -17 is the only way to get lower - without a smaller frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-06, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By LA_Rider

sorry - 110mm just trying to figure how much...

sorry - 110mm

just trying to figure how much lower my bars would be.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By LA_Rider

Stem math?

How much lower (in cm) is a -17 degree stem than a -6?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-06, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By LA_Rider

Volcano - without the seat bag.

Volcano - without the seat bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-06, 11:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,297
Posted By LA_Rider

I think they were actually more aero in the old...

I think they were actually more aero in the old days... longer top tubes, and very little bar drop - like this old pic of Levi.

The trend these days of huge drop (like Jens) must have something to...
10-04-06, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By LA_Rider

Thanks Trac, I e-mailed them, and got in on a...

Thanks Trac, I e-mailed them, and got in on a great 80 mile group ride Saturday. Napa, Sonoma, several climbs, etc., - grape vines for days... The cycling there is spectacular, and theyíre really...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-06, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,033
Posted By LA_Rider

0 - 50 / no food 50-100 / two bars

0 - 50 / no food
50-100 / two bars
09-27-06, 03:17 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 4,201
Posted By LA_Rider

It'll be fun saying "I'm going to ride Angelina"....

It'll be fun saying "I'm going to ride Angelina". :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-06, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By LA_Rider

The tighter the better - so it doesn't sag when...

The tighter the better - so it doesn't sag when you fill the pockets.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-06, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By LA_Rider

3" / 7.62cm I want to try lower for racing,...

3" / 7.62cm

I want to try lower for racing, but will need a smaller frame (head tube) to do so.
09-27-06, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By LA_Rider

Scott @ Helens-MDR solved got me set-up right.

Scott @ Helens-MDR solved got me set-up right.
09-25-06, 03:25 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 6,204
Posted By LA_Rider

Bikini yes, bike clothes no.

Bikini yes, bike clothes no.
09-25-06, 11:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,833
Posted By LA_Rider

CAAD 8 - Alum. I see a lot of carbon too,...

CAAD 8 - Alum.

I see a lot of carbon too, but theyíre usually way in the back. :p
09-25-06, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By LA_Rider

Group Rides in Santa Rosa?

Greetings No-Cal,

I’m going to be in Santa Rosa this weekend (9/30-10/1), and am wondering if there are any group rides I can join.

I never been to the area, so I’d prefer a group to riding...
09-25-06, 10:52 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 6,204
Posted By LA_Rider

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c362/jojisan/GTL...

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c362/jojisan/GTL001.jpg

I'm guessing you don't agree on where to set the thermostat in your household. ;)
09-25-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 6,204
Posted By LA_Rider

I opted for the Century - since I do Latigo every...

I opted for the Century - since I do Latigo every other week. My usual turn around point on PCH is the rock, so I was more interested in the route beyond that - which was beautiful.

Sorry I didnít...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By LA_Rider

Your parents will be pleased.

Your parents will be pleased.
09-23-06, 08:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,827
Posted By LA_Rider

Yeah, Iíve seen Dateline. Thereís no way Iím...

Yeah, Iíve seen Dateline.

Thereís no way Iím hanging around any 13 year old - especially while wearing spandex with shaved legs. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-06, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,646
Posted By LA_Rider

I want it! ...

I want it!

http://www.specialized.com/OA_MEDIA/2007/bikes/07SWTarmacSLDA_Ger_l.jpg
09-22-06, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By LA_Rider

I can bike in traffic for thousands of miles...

I can bike in traffic for thousands of miles without any issues, but five miles in a car and I want to shoot people.

:crash:
09-22-06, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By LA_Rider

Should the Santa Monica's be avoided during the fire?

Anyone ridden there this week?

I'm also thinking about Grand Tour Lite on Sunday - but breathing ash is not fun. :(

Thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-06, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,397
Posted By LA_Rider

A new in box CR-1 SL, full DA, went on ebay last...

A new in box CR-1 SL, full DA, went on ebay last week for $2,800.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 06:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By LA_Rider

In my experience, knee problems have more to do...

In my experience, knee problems have more to do with saddle height & bike fit than pedals. 1 cm off can cause issues over time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By LA_Rider

I think the single most reason I find my CAAD 8...

I think the single most reason I find my CAAD 8 great for everything is the Arione saddle.

I can hammer up on the rivet, move back for climbing, or ride tempo in sweet spot.

Those three...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 10:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,798
Posted By LA_Rider

Even without pictures, itís easy to tell who the...

Even without pictures, itís easy to tell who the Fredís are in this thread.

Theyíre the ones getting pissed off and doing all the name calling. :rolleyes:

If the shoe fit's... ;)
09-19-06, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By LA_Rider

Breaking News @ 5:30pm The driver turned...

Breaking News @ 5:30pm

The driver turned them self in.

No more details just yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-06, 11:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,798
Posted By LA_Rider

I would say #1 is the real, original Fred. ...

I would say #1 is the real, original Fred.

I actually like Fred. He’s typically just a nice guy rollin’ along enjoying the great outdoors. He’s well marked, is no threat, and easy enough to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-06, 09:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,798
Posted By LA_Rider

I think some of us are using the term ďFredĒ to...

I think some of us are using the term ďFredĒ to describe an inexperienced rider with lousy bike handling skills - who thinks heís much better than he really is.

Theyíre like Fredís in disguise....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,798
Posted By LA_Rider

Doh! I'm 1/4 Fred. :o

Doh! I'm 1/4 Fred. :o
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