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Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-05, 01:21 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,730
Posted By Lufty

Carbon breaks down quickly when exposed to...

Carbon breaks down quickly when exposed to sunlight, it's a fact. Bikes with exposed carbon, aka no carbon approoved protective paint, begin breakdown after 12 months....why anyone would spend tons...
04-09-05, 03:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By Lufty

WOW! Thanks guys! I was afraid that it may cost...

WOW! Thanks guys! I was afraid that it may cost me a bundle, but with labratmatt and Slackers info I think I can do this! I'll post a pic of what I've got completed!

Again, thanks to everyone for...
04-08-05, 01:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By Lufty

Home made fixie?

Hi!
I'm new to this thread, but had some general questions about building up a fixie.

1. I saw...months ago, a link to some dudes site that explained how to make a fixie out of standard parts....
03-21-05, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 148,191
Posted By Lufty

Your welcome! Man if I could find more cool,...

Your welcome! Man if I could find more cool, forgotten, roadie bikes out there that need a home I'd actually concider finding more space!
I'm not sure what bicycle distrubution was like in Austraila...
03-21-05, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 148,191
Posted By Lufty

Hey! Check out this Schwinn World Tourist we...

Hey! Check out this Schwinn World Tourist we found today! It was at the Good Will and was purchased for $29.99. When looking at this bike, it appeared that it was brand new, minus some surface rust,...
03-21-05, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By Lufty

Hey! Check out this Schwinn World Tourist we...

Hey! Check out this Schwinn World Tourist we found today! It was at the Good Will and was purchased for $29.99. When looking at this bike, it appeared that it was brand new, minus some surface rust,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-05, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,269
Posted By Lufty

Who was it that cycled himself to death in the...

Who was it that cycled himself to death in the Alps durring the TDF? I recall something about cardiac arrest, injuries, and a memorial on one of those peaks for him...

Man, that takes guts to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-05, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By Lufty

If you get interested in an entry level road bike...

If you get interested in an entry level road bike that's simple and affordable (under $600) check out if your LBS has any of these. I like mine alot, performs well, lots of fun.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-05, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By Lufty

LOL! I just looked at those...the white one looks...

LOL! I just looked at those...the white one looks like a stormtrooper on lsd!
http://www.studiocreations.com/howto/stormtrooper/images/main_twotroops.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-05, 03:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By Lufty

Our coach has us on a 6 day training schedule,...

Our coach has us on a 6 day training schedule, but 1 of these days is "cross training" either weights, running, etc.
I generally just walk/hike/paint the house/garden the 1 "cross" day and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-05, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By Lufty

I've had the Alchera for about 6 months now. No...

I've had the Alchera for about 6 months now. No complaints! It was the best "fitting" helmet for me when I bought it, and I tried a few higher priced ones at the time...so my decision was based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-05, 01:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By Lufty

I like to use "Emergen C" powder with potasium in...

I like to use "Emergen C" powder with potasium in both my bottles. On long team rides I usually fill up one with an energy drink from the SAG at the 1st rest stop though...but that crap is gross...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-05, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Lufty

I love it when ppl post their costly gear in a...

I love it when ppl post their costly gear in a forum where others are talking about older bikes...can you say "Snobbery!" ROFLOL get a life...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-05, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,037
Posted By Lufty

Fired you a PM Dog Hair...

Fired you a PM Dog Hair...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-05, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By Lufty

Ahhh...thanks! Any suggestions on a cleaning...

Ahhh...thanks! Any suggestions on a cleaning fluid?
02-21-05, 03:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By Lufty

If I don't notice a shard in the tire while...

If I don't notice a shard in the tire while riding/dismounting...I pick 'em!

(insert Deliverance banjo music here, followed by thoughts on...)

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-05, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By Lufty

ROFLOL! I got a greasy old t-shirt right here I...

ROFLOL! I got a greasy old t-shirt right here I just finished cleaning my bike with a few ago! Gotta love windex and the ol' T baby!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-05, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,037
Posted By Lufty

Cheap pedals? Cheap Tires?

Anyone have any experience with the cheeeeeaaaaaaap pedals out there? Specifiaclly the Nasbar/Preformance knock off ATB and Road pedals?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-05, 01:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,394
Posted By Lufty

I usually pull my "Greg LeMond Tour...

I usually pull my "Greg LeMond Tour Tummy-Trouble"...let a huge amount of diarehea squirt out all over yourself just as you pass them...works every time.

:eek:
02-06-05, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Lufty

Direct Connect loose?

I've got a 2004 LeMond Nevada City, it's got this little "wiggle" in the headset...aka the bars move a tiny tiny bit if pushed on from front-to-rear. Hitting a bump in the road causes a little...
02-06-05, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Lufty

LOL! Yeah just read the date of the posts on the...

LOL! Yeah just read the date of the posts on the cycle jerseys...ANCIENT HISTORY....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-05, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Lufty

Hey, we've got no time on this forum to answer...

Hey, we've got no time on this forum to answer questions! We've got better things to do! Like make fun of you n00b wanna-be will-never-be riders out there!

Go F yourself! I'm the coolset cyclist...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-05, 12:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,103
Posted By Lufty

Cheap coolmax whatever color you can get yer...

Cheap coolmax whatever color you can get yer hands on for cheap...oops unless your a fashion roadie...then go out and spend $50.00 on whatever is "cool" these days.

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-05, 02:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By Lufty

Shimano A520 pedals?

Has anyone out there tried the Shimano A520 clipless pedals? Any reviews of these would be much welcomed!

I'm looking for my 1st clipless for my roadie...doing a Centruty in June for TNT.
...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-05, 01:39 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 909,338
Posted By Lufty

ROFLOL! Oh man...the Furby from HELL! You should...

ROFLOL! Oh man...the Furby from HELL! You should have kept him on the bike for company man! Imagine a icicle encrusted Furby commute bike! LOL! :eek:
02-05-05, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Lufty

Bike Forum Jerseys?

Saw a pic of one...whare does one get one? Cool jersey btw...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-04, 11:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,570
Posted By Lufty

I dissagree with 53-11...the cycling...

I dissagree with 53-11...the cycling shorts/tights are a MUST HAVE for me...I like the "buddies" and the crotch reigion to be relitivly comfortable durring long rides. You don't have to have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-04, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Lufty

Anyone interested in a Sonoma County ride with...

Anyone interested in a Sonoma County ride with company...feel free to PM me!

The city of Sonoma...haven't ridden out that way yet. I tend to keep to the West side of the county, less traffic.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-04, 12:24 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,390
Posted By Lufty

I don't get this thread... Ok, a cyclist...

I don't get this thread...

Ok, a cyclist weighs 200+...
Why not loose 40 pounds while training on a 20-24 pound bike, get down to say 168 pounds or so, spend the $ on a 16 pound bike, and THEN...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-04, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By Lufty

I got a trip to Cambria, California...a nice...

I got a trip to Cambria, California...a nice weekend rental my mom set up for my family...nice coastal cali house, new nephew, ausie bro-in-law surfer, great food, only stocking gifts....

And a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Lufty

Here is one of my favorites...usually with perks...

Here is one of my favorites...usually with perks like good oysters, company, and a pub or 2...plus views.

1. Petaluma to Marshall 23Mi one way. Start in Petaluma, CA...head NW on Bodega Ave,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Lufty

Beautiful Hwy 1 roads...

Took a quick 30mile ride in central coastal California Christmas morning, staying with family at a coastal rental.

From Cambria to Cayucos. I would highly suggest to anyone interested in cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-04, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 459,560
Posted By Lufty

Niether of those are under $700...

Niether of those are under $700...
11-10-04, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Lufty

OMFG I just discovered the amazing possibilities...

OMFG I just discovered the amazing possibilities of my cages!

I LOVE YOU NIGHTTIME RIDING IN THE RAIN FOR PINTS BICYCLE!
Forum: Commuting
11-09-04, 08:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,855
Posted By Lufty

A while back my GF worked for an Organic Coffee...

A while back my GF worked for an Organic Coffee company, doing delivery/sales to grocery stores and restaurants. Each day she would come home with breads, cookies, produce(mostly fruits), and tons of...
10-06-04, 06:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,902
Posted By Lufty

LOL! I was just thinking the same thing! :D

LOL! I was just thinking the same thing! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 06:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,842
Posted By Lufty

Ok! Ok! I LIED! Hehehe... I'm not too sure...

Ok! Ok! I LIED! Hehehe...

I'm not too sure if it's ok that I've gotten used to riding with my GFs unwanted MTB "undie" inserts from her MTB style shorts under my REI cycle shorts. Am I a cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 459,560
Posted By Lufty

Ohhh side note...saw the '04 Nevada City on sale...

Ohhh side note...saw the '04 Nevada City on sale for $499 rescently.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 459,560
Posted By Lufty

Lemond Nevada City $549-$599 I have this...

Lemond Nevada City $549-$599

I have this bike, and love it. Cycling coach recomended it for an entery level road bike. Sora STI shifters haven't been bad, and the Tiagra rear is bomber. Really...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 05:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,842
Posted By Lufty

Right on ruirui...that one hit home. Last week...

Right on ruirui...that one hit home. Last week when I killed the 4 insaine hills on my weekly ride to the in-laws for dinner, I didn't think for one second about how I looked out there on my Lemond...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-04, 05:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,339
Posted By Lufty

Thanks Froze! Yeah, I can't blow the $100+ on...

Thanks Froze! Yeah, I can't blow the $100+ on lights either...specially since I'm saving for clipless. Thanks for the advice there on budget lights!
Forum: Commuting
10-06-04, 04:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By Lufty

Thanks for the post ChrisL... I am new to...

Thanks for the post ChrisL...

I am new to road cycling, under 60 days new, and I commute on the road, in traffic 15.5 miles a day at the least. Am I affraid of vehicles? Nope, not since I took...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-04, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Lufty

I'm a n00b to cycling, but rather then "stretch"...

I'm a n00b to cycling, but rather then "stretch" prior to my ride, I've actually felt alot better in post commute by walking a few blocks before mounting. That kind of warm up made my really, really...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Lufty

They fatman NEEDS a tripple! He's 400 years old...

They fatman NEEDS a tripple! He's 400 years old or some ****!
Forum: Commuting
09-30-04, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 909,338
Posted By Lufty

I've been overly lazy this week...have only...

I've been overly lazy this week...have only commuted 2x. I'M SOO GUILTY!
At least I slept in everyday, and rode 5+ after the bus ride...zzzZZzzzZZZzzzz...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-04, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Lufty

My team jersey is simular...probably because...

My team jersey is simular...probably because (gasp) I've only the 1 jersey(I don't get another 'til Spring Season). I hang dry my jersey and shorts every day in the alley beside my office(which is...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-04, 02:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,946
Posted By Lufty

I just did 3 laps around my bike...looking at the...

I just did 3 laps around my bike...looking at the beast that I feel proud to commute on....everyone I know is either jelous, or want's to buy "us" another car/truck.
I'm, soo proud, as well as all...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-04, 02:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,153
Posted By Lufty

I commute the 16.5 miles every day that my old...

I commute the 16.5 miles every day that my old buddy can leave me the key to his flat to de-stinkify in the shower...however there are reprocussions....
His wife thought my hair gel bottle was a...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-04, 05:13 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,498
Posted By Lufty

Daily and Chris L...your changing my mind, as is...

Daily and Chris L...your changing my mind, as is my commute. Now I am a n00b to commute and road, but run 16.5 miles a day minimum, traveling long 2 lane busy country sub-freeway roads, and in-town...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-04, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Lufty

Cool! I can't wait to try it. Thanks for the...

Cool! I can't wait to try it. Thanks for the post!

(researching lights this weekend) Lufty
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