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02-25-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,092
Posted By Strong Bad

I've had a micro-discectomy on L3-L4 back in...

I've had a micro-discectomy on L3-L4 back in 2011, and I was riding within a week. Before my back problems I was also a runner (30 miles a week). The doc told me to never run again, but he said...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,527
Posted By Strong Bad

I've been riding nothing but Aliante's for many...

I've been riding nothing but Aliante's for many years now and I can't find another saddle that works as well. I have mine set just slightly above horizontal, like EribB123....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 754,159
Posted By Strong Bad

I bought wifey this bike. Last one and now they...

I bought wifey this bike. Last one and now they are gone (about 1.9K assembled and shipped).
Fuji SL 2.1 Ultegra hydraulic disc. (https://www.coloradocyclist.com/fuji-sl-2-1-ultegra-di2-bike-2018)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,169
Posted By Strong Bad

As a long time rider and now the owner of a disc...

As a long time rider and now the owner of a disc equipped bike, I think the advantages are: stopping power and rim wear. The disadvantages are weight and feedback. If you are going into a corner...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,179
Posted By Strong Bad

Here's what I did. ...

Here's what I did.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjKtxYP5lew
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,132
Posted By Strong Bad

I love the ti fork and will look into it for a...

I love the ti fork and will look into it for a replacement on my Merlin.
Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,131
Posted By Strong Bad

What does that include?

What does that include?
11-30-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,362
Posted By Strong Bad

Like a wise sage once told me: "Train your...

Like a wise sage once told me: "Train your weaknesses, race your strengths".
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,131
Posted By Strong Bad

Surprisingly enough, most people tell the truth...

Surprisingly enough, most people tell the truth (except you). It's most manufacturers that are the lying jerks.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,131
Posted By Strong Bad

People frequently post weights of bikes without...

People frequently post weights of bikes without pedals. Why? Because retailers also do it when they sell frames with groups, but without pedals included.
(It also makes the claimed bike weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,089
Posted By Strong Bad

yes!!!!!!!!

yes!!!!!!!!
Forum: Foo
11-22-09, 10:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,828
Posted By Strong Bad

I always try to remind myself in those...

I always try to remind myself in those circumstances to take deep breath and then say to myself "let it go".
If I react, it can upset me for the rest of the ride (and longer). If I "let it go", I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By Strong Bad

1) Wrong. I ride big/big whenever I think I can...

1) Wrong. I ride big/big whenever I think I can sustain it without hitting the little in front. Double shifts cost in efficiency more than time in the big/big (if your drive train is tuned...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,557
Posted By Strong Bad

I just wanted this good stuff to be in the thread...

I just wanted this good stuff to be in the thread again.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,791
Posted By Strong Bad

I've used both. The Pro Race 3s wear out too...

I've used both. The Pro Race 3s wear out too fast. The 4000s (with black chili) kick a$$.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,457
Posted By Strong Bad

I've ridden with a broken rib from a crash. It...

I've ridden with a broken rib from a crash. It hurt, especially when I was going hard and breathing deep. The Doc gave me a prescription for the nsaid Feldene (piroxocam). It worked like a miracle...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,875
Posted By Strong Bad

Use carbon assembly paste for bars, seatposts,...

Use carbon assembly paste for bars, seatposts, and stems (and anything else that interfaces with carbon).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,560
Posted By Strong Bad

I found that no matter where you live, you have...

I found that no matter where you live, you have to ignore the jerks, and appreciate the good people. I try to give everyone the benefit of the doubt. I have no reason to believe that Sean is trying...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,560
Posted By Strong Bad

I used to fly hang gliders and had a really nice...

I used to fly hang gliders and had a really nice one with the model name "Demon".
I had a fellow pilot, (and religious zealot) tell me he would never fly a hang glider named "Demon".
This whole...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,560
Posted By Strong Bad

I like it! I'm looking forward to the final...

I like it!
I'm looking forward to the final group buy details.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Strong Bad

Actually, KHS has been in the market a long time,...

Actually, KHS has been in the market a long time, and produces some nice bikes.
They were one of the first Taiwanese companies to come out with very nice chrome lugged steel frames with impeccable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By Strong Bad

Great looking bike. I'm a fan of Reynolds...

Great looking bike.
I'm a fan of Reynolds wheels. I have 2 sets of Alta Races, one set of DV46Cs and a set of MV32CULs.
Very reliable and high performance wheels. The MV32Cs are my current...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By Strong Bad

Maybe not, but all of the print on the sensor...

Maybe not, but all of the print on the sensor would be upside down, which seems a little weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By Strong Bad

So I picked one up at REI today. (I took back my...

So I picked one up at REI today. (I took back my Sigma 1106 wireless that died after a little over a year and got a full refund - gotta love REI).
The instructions for installation can't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By Strong Bad

Thanks Terry, You deck your fleet out admirably! ...

Thanks Terry, You deck your fleet out admirably!
No cross-talk, or power-line interference?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By Strong Bad

They have a Strada with cadence for $100. Then...

They have a Strada with cadence for $100. Then they go up to the V2C and V3 ($150) and ($200) which have digital transmission, which should be much more reliable. If it takes going digital for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By Strong Bad

Cateye Strada Wireless

I've experienced problems with wireless computers in the past (one of them was a CatEye Micro).
I need a new computer now, and I really like the Strada wired version. I'd like to get some feedback...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,703
Posted By Strong Bad

Reynolds Solitudes. ( < 350 on ebay, more aero...

Reynolds Solitudes. ( < 350 on ebay, more aero than other choices, very strong, < 1550g).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,959
Posted By Strong Bad

Run. (and don't stop during the riding season. ...

Run. (and don't stop during the riding season. It hurts too much to start again).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By Strong Bad

I have ridden GP 4000Ss for 10s of thousands of...

I have ridden GP 4000Ss for 10s of thousands of miles now. Convinced by the Michelin zealots, I tried PR3s. They are slightly lighter weight, but are a downgrade in every other respect. They showed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,915
Posted By Strong Bad

That is definitely a beauty! Love the colors,...

That is definitely a beauty!
Love the colors, chrome lugs, and the build selection.
(Nit picking, but the computer wire routing on your fork detracts a little).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By Strong Bad

I've been using Velo Plugs since my ROX rim strip...

I've been using Velo Plugs since my ROX rim strip deteriorated and ate a couple tubes (a couple of years ago). They are definitely the WW way to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,570
Posted By Strong Bad

Great work dude!!! I have ridden quite a few...

Great work dude!!!
I have ridden quite a few doubles, but a triple sounds incredible, and now you've got me thinking... (hummm, triple).
You definitely deserve kudos for the accomplishment.
Way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Strong Bad

Here's a place that has some good deals on 2008...

Here's a place that has some good deals on 2008 frames right now:
http://www.westbrookcycles.co.uk/frames-6/road-frames-112.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Strong Bad

The SL is available without ISP. If it has ISP...

The SL is available without ISP. If it has ISP then the only diff is color.
I ride an R2 and it has an integrated BB which is the only difference (other than color).
It is an amazing bike and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,334
Posted By Strong Bad

I'm guessing this has more to do with the bikes...

I'm guessing this has more to do with the bikes you are (were) riding than you. Some bikes do get speed wobble due to a number of things. It can be caused by a misaligned frame, a flexible frame, a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By Strong Bad

Twice I have had clicking that I thought was the...

Twice I have had clicking that I thought was the BB and it was actually energy drink or Gatorade residue that had crusted up where the derailleur cables go under the BB. Cleaned it up and lubed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

Oh yea... THAT's what I'm talkin' about!

Oh yea... THAT's what I'm talkin' about!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,898,578
Posted By Strong Bad

That will make it lighter weight and stiffer (you...

That will make it lighter weight and stiffer (you meant to do that).
Looks really nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

:thumb: Damn, wish I'd thought of that!

:thumb: Damn, wish I'd thought of that!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 08:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

Noble, but you're taking this whole thread way...

Noble, but you're taking this whole thread way too seriously!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

The Sawtooths (or is that Sawteeth) are my...

The Sawtooths (or is that Sawteeth) are my favorite. I did the Sawtooth century 2 years ago. Simply Beautiful!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

The shape I was in at the end of my Saturday...

The shape I was in at the end of my Saturday ride.. Rodney Dangerfield could have kicked my butt (on a Stingray.. If he was alive).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

Okay, well, never mind the roflmao dude then. It...

Okay, well, never mind the roflmao dude then. It isn't as funny unless they actually kick your as$ (or my as$).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 09:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

:roflmao: That's what I'm talking about! ...

:roflmao:
That's what I'm talking about!
(but, he beat you to the turn, didn't he)?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

If you spelled that "Fredathon", it would be...

If you spelled that "Fredathon", it would be funnier.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

That picture of you makes you look fat.

That picture of you makes you look fat.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

uuuuhh... I wouldn't say that to anyone. I am...

uuuuhh... I wouldn't say that to anyone. I am pleasant to all the riders I meet, and I don't care what they are riding, or wearing. In fact, I hate the road nazi's as much as the freds do. But it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By Strong Bad

I have 2 sets of Reynolds carbon wheels and I was...

I have 2 sets of Reynolds carbon wheels and I was pretty disappointed with pads at first too. The good news is that they do break in and work fine after a some miles and a little dirt. The secret is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,742
Posted By Strong Bad

Jumped by Freds

Don't you hate it when your in the final 10 miles of your 125 mile ride, your complete toast and it's everything you can do to get your empty, crusty, corpse over the last couple hills, and all of a...
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