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02-24-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,169
Posted By salome

yes, 9AM. many people in chicago are no...

yes, 9AM.

many people in chicago are no longer on this forum. we're all in a bit of shock right now anyway.
01-02-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,008
Posted By salome

(not trying to hijack julie's awesome thread) ...

(not trying to hijack julie's awesome thread)

Yay human-congo-reel (I will always call you that)!
01-02-08, 03:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,008
Posted By salome

Oh that's right ...

Oh that's right ...
01-02-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,008
Posted By salome

You were so many things that weekend. I will...

You were so many things that weekend. I will never forget your short shorts.
01-02-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,008
Posted By salome

It's worth logging on after a long hiatus to say...

It's worth logging on after a long hiatus to say that I'm so happy for both of you and it's about damn time!

And it reminds me of the good old BikeForums days ... sigh.
Replies: 26
Views: 3,303
Posted By salome

Have fun and good luck Yoshi! I wish Brean and I...

Have fun and good luck Yoshi! I wish Brean and I could be out there to cheer you on.
09-02-07, 10:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By salome

seriously though, why not just get one that is...

seriously though, why not just get one that is already anodized? i'm not trying to be snarky, just curious.
09-02-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By salome

You have way too much money on your hands if you...

You have way too much money on your hands if you don't care about destroying brand new DA hubs.

Why not just get hubs that are already anodized, like Phil Wood or Surly or ???, there must be...
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By salome

Don't forget about the women! Women cat 1/2/3...

Don't forget about the women! Women cat 1/2/3 who qualify are able to compete. I think the races that the lower categories are able to compete in are the kilo/500m time trial and the individual...
Replies: 31
Views: 5,776
Posted By salome

From my experience, many people don't lift during...

From my experience, many people don't lift during the season. And in the off-season there are those who think you should and those you think you shouldn't. I personally lift, but that's because...
08-13-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 20,254
Posted By salome

wow. so sad. i really liked his old avatar, i...

wow. so sad. i really liked his old avatar, i guess from a few years ago, i'm never on here anymore.

my condolences to all who knew him and those who only knew him through the BF community.
08-04-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By salome

Changing servers, no one has been banned. ...

Changing servers, no one has been banned.

Here's a note from DavidK, posted this morning. Yeah it probably should have been posted yesterday.
06-19-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,407
Posted By salome

screw training, just go buy a $10,000 bike and...

screw training, just go buy a $10,000 bike and you will be ready for the pros next year.

;)

(and now i'm done commenting)
06-19-07, 09:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,407
Posted By salome

and I counter that the extra pounds here and...

and I counter that the extra pounds here and there on one's body adds up. lose weight and then worry about grams on your bike.
06-19-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,407
Posted By salome

not knowing you, I can't comment on how...

not knowing you, I can't comment on how beneficial losing 100 grams may be for your daily riding (that's only 1/4 of a pound!). But I still would say that, for most people, a hub that weighs 100...
06-19-07, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,376
Posted By salome

my street track bike = 165 track track bike =...

my street track bike = 165
track track bike = 170
road bike = 172.5

i would never race w/ 165s but that's just me.
06-19-07, 08:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,407
Posted By salome

I personally think people are way too anal about...

I personally think people are way too anal about component weight. I mean come on, it's not like you're a pro/cat 1 racer. You're probably not racing anyway. I think most people would be better...
06-19-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,407
Posted By salome

I thought most (if not all) carbon fiber was...

I thought most (if not all) carbon fiber was being produced in Asia and then sold to various companies (US, European, etc.).
06-06-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

I think they do 2. Get up to cat 4 so you can...

I think they do 2. Get up to cat 4 so you can race on Thursday, there are 3 races per category.

Here's the link for Fridays ... http://www.northbrookbicycleclub.org/
06-06-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

I made Brean a cake. It smells so good.

I made Brean a cake. It smells so good.
05-29-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,069
Posted By salome

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/199/520082752_19f74...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/199/520082752_19f7447acf.jpg
05-29-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By salome

Come to Chicago! June 22nd and 23rd. Rain date...

Come to Chicago! June 22nd and 23rd. Rain date June 24th.

we're having an alleycat on Friday night - "Da Ali G Cat". Cash primes to the first person arriving at each checkpoint ... plus one...
05-02-07, 08:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,222
Posted By salome

i'll give you squares when your old avatar comes...

i'll give you squares when your old avatar comes back.
05-02-07, 08:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,222
Posted By salome

FYI. We won...

FYI. We won (http://www.velonews.com/news/fea/12102.0.html)! Here's to successfully stuffing the ballot!
04-11-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,222
Posted By salome

165 is on the left and I'm on the right. I'm not...

165 is on the left and I'm on the right. I'm not a boy, my hair is pulled back. I'm not evil either but I do like to eat competitors.
04-11-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,222
Posted By salome

efarrar on here is one of the software...

efarrar on here is one of the software developers. he can propably answer the questions better than anyone.
04-11-07, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,222
Posted By salome

165 and I are (sort of) in VeloNews

Vote for this picture, taken by one of my teammates, Luke Seemann, on March 31st at the premier of IRO sprints in Chicago. If it gets enough votes it will be VeloNews' picture of the week.
...
04-05-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,231
Posted By salome

I heard about this yesterday. I lived in Boston...

I heard about this yesterday. I lived in Boston for 3 years and left 4 years ago. I've forgotten small details about Boston, like how much I disliked Huntington Ave., but seeing the video made me...
03-09-07, 09:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,688
Posted By salome

There are many things that are unacceptable to me...

There are many things that are unacceptable to me when I ride; frozen feet in the winter, ice block fingers, any sort of pain from improper sizing, and butt / crotch pain. Being uncomfortable while...
03-04-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 187,355
Posted By salome

here's salome. she's actually done now. there's...

here's salome. she's actually done now. there's some really awesome work on the inside of my arm. i'll take a full arm shot sometime soon.
...
03-04-07, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 187,355
Posted By salome

dan it looks great!

dan it looks great!
03-02-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,009
Posted By salome

that may have been me. the bird actually...

that may have been me.

the bird actually flew into my wheel. it was disgusting.
03-02-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,211
Posted By salome

Steamrollers are great bikes. The frame/fork for...

Steamrollers are great bikes. The frame/fork for $400-ish alome is a deal and complete for under $700 is really amazing.

I agree with Bikkhu. A little slacker geometry translates into a great...
02-12-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By salome

that drawing was stolen from a 2002-ish Boston...

that drawing was stolen from a 2002-ish Boston flyer. my stupid aged mind is forgetting the name of the race.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-07, 06:09 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,008
Posted By salome

Good point. Ugh. Well I'll talk to my bike guru...

Good point. Ugh. Well I'll talk to my bike guru and let you know what I decide. Orders have to be in by Tuesday.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,008
Posted By salome

The team I'm on is sponsored by Fuji and we get...

The team I'm on is sponsored by Fuji and we get pretty hefty discounts on bikes. I'm really tempted to get a new bike since the price is hard to beat. I'm thinking about one of the Roubaix's but...
12-17-06, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,520
Posted By salome

(I assume you're talking about road racing). ...

(I assume you're talking about road racing).
Not everyone is a yuppie who road races.

I understand the lure of alleycats and I've done many and have done really well in them despite not being...
12-14-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,348
Posted By salome

+1 on smudgy details on small tattoos. ...

+1 on smudgy details on small tattoos. especially that picture ... the writing in yellow on a black background would not work well.

and seriously get something you want and don't rush into it. ...
12-12-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 19,831
Posted By salome

(oh how i've missed the randomness of the BF...

(oh how i've missed the randomness of the BF while being on chifg ...)

freebird, if it makes you feel better, it looks like he left the brooks on. Assuming you rode that saddle, it's probably...
12-09-06, 09:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

jasonsan, you are one good looking man.

jasonsan, you are one good looking man.
12-08-06, 04:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

there's something to be said about this forum ......

there's something to be said about this forum ... well one thing only ... it's easy to talk to the other cities. of course we have to wade through the excessive bull***** here.

hmm ... nevermind...
12-08-06, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By salome

oh and we have a (sigh) myspace page: ...

oh and we have a (sigh) myspace page:

http://myspace.com/chicagovsnewyork
12-08-06, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By salome

Chicago vs. New York 12/10

I'm too lazy to write this whole thing out again and since it's happening in two days and the chifg site is down ...

Julio (CHI) and Brean aka msngr (NYC/CHI) will be racing from Hyde Park to...
12-08-06, 03:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

oh ... curved aka jesus.

oh ... curved aka jesus.
12-08-06, 03:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

oh yeah and now we're back to the astericking...

oh yeah and now we're back to the astericking astericks. pfft.
12-08-06, 03:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

useless who are you? different name than chifg

useless who are you? different name than chifg
12-08-06, 03:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

maybe [165] could do the proper thing and make...

maybe [165] could do the proper thing and make this into a sticky.
12-08-06, 03:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,622
Posted By salome

thanks tristan! I have mixed emotions...

thanks tristan!

I have mixed emotions coming back here full time (well for 2 days at least).
12-08-06, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,181
Posted By salome

I've had chopped B-17s in the past and currently...

I've had chopped B-17s in the past and currently have 2 Swifts.

I find that Brooks saddles, in general, really chew up your pants and that chopped ones do it more than any others.

I would...
11-30-06, 04:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,337
Posted By salome

maybe this year a certain someone (ahem msngr)...

maybe this year a certain someone (ahem msngr) won't make me late and I'll actually be able to race.

oh ***** this is the same weekend as a stage of the tour da chicago ... I guess I won't be...
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