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12-17-08, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,251
Posted By Nagedzi

Long-sleeve

As far as I know, it's long-sleeved. Most people would say that more skin covered by lycra is better. The key, of course, is fit--you don't want ripples in your arms or anywhere in your suit. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,204
Posted By Nagedzi

Well, that's yet another use for the ol' cycling...

Well, that's yet another use for the ol' cycling cap. If you see one on the side of the road after the peloton passes by, be very careful picking it up!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,204
Posted By Nagedzi

That's not Boonen--no WC stripes on shorts or...

That's not Boonen--no WC stripes on shorts or jersey.
09-25-07, 12:12 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 65,715
Posted By Nagedzi

Sorry for dragging this post up, but I haven't...

Sorry for dragging this post up, but I haven't been able to take a pic until now. I just like looking at all those TT machines out there.

This is my beast--I managed to get some personal bests...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 11:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 38,532
Posted By Nagedzi

I put about 3000 km on the Armadillos this winter...

I put about 3000 km on the Armadillos this winter with no flats. That's riding through ample glass and road shrapnel. I agree they feel pretty crappy--cornering feels like they're made out of solid...
06-20-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,091
Posted By Nagedzi

Here, Cat 4's and 5's are almost always combined....

Here, Cat 4's and 5's are almost always combined. Entering a 4/5 race means your fitness has to be pretty good. Last race I did in the 4/5's, we averaged almost 41 km/h for over 70km and this wasn't...
06-11-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,202
Posted By Nagedzi

So, how is the SRAM TT gear? It looks great!

So, how is the SRAM TT gear? It looks great!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,113
Posted By Nagedzi

It really depends on my training goals for the...

It really depends on my training goals for the day and the time of the year. Typically, Zone 2 rides hover around 30 km/h (18.6 mph). During the winter, these go down to about 27 km/h in the wind and...
05-17-07, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By Nagedzi

Stallionforce, I guess the possibility of...

Stallionforce, I guess the possibility of crashing is why we wear protective helmets when we race, even in TT's, eh? A time trial is the last place you would expect to crash.

Next major purchase...
05-15-07, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By Nagedzi

I remember doing this in '93. I just put the...

I remember doing this in '93. I just put the Camelback bladder under my skinsuit for our Provincial TT championships. It didn't move at all and worked great for allowing me to drink at will. Like...
05-12-07, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Nagedzi

Do you have a URL for that? Thanks!

Do you have a URL for that?
Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-07, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 949
Posted By Nagedzi

Kind of like roadies...plus they travel in a...

Kind of like roadies...plus they travel in a paceline! :p
05-09-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Nagedzi

The Raleigh pump from CT fits in the opening and...

The Raleigh pump from CT fits in the opening and allows you to lock it down. It does put some lateral pressure on the valve stem, though so the danger is that it may eventually bend the stem or cause...
05-08-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Nagedzi

I think most people just buy the "crack pipe"...

I think most people just buy the "crack pipe" from silca:

http://www.excelsports.com/new.asp?page=8&description=Pump+Head+Disc&vendorCode=SILCA&major=3&minor=9

I haven't tried it yet, but I'd...
05-07-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,126
Posted By Nagedzi

So does Basso lose his Giro title? Definitely...

So does Basso lose his Giro title? Definitely interesting if Heras, Basso and Landis all lose their respective grand tour titles...the saga continues. Valverde next on the chopping block with his...
05-03-07, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Nagedzi

Pedalsoft Trifecta: ...

Pedalsoft Trifecta:
http://www.excelsports.com/new.asp?page=8&major=1&minor=15&description=Trifecta+MD+Stem-Aero+Kit&vendorCode=PEDALSOF
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,822
Posted By Nagedzi

Here it is: ...

Here it is:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vb1EYB-VzVI
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,139
Posted By Nagedzi

That's why more comprehensive (more expensive)...

That's why more comprehensive (more expensive) testing takes place at various yaw angles. Good wind tunnels usually have a rotating platform that facilitates this. Usually individuals or companies...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,840
Posted By Nagedzi

No R3 in my immediate future--til my wife forgets...

No R3 in my immediate future--til my wife forgets about my current infatuation :) :

http://i16.tinypic.com/29aw3lc.jpg
04-21-07, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By Nagedzi

I think I just replied to a question of yours on...

I think I just replied to a question of yours on Roadie, too! Funny. See you in Courtenay on Sunday?
04-20-07, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By Nagedzi

I also put the Arundel as low as I could (there...

I also put the Arundel as low as I could (there is about 0.5 cm between the bottle and the seattube). To do this, I just drilled two new holes in the cage.

Wind tunnel tests with Floyd last year...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-07, 11:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,453
Posted By Nagedzi

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/86/UTen...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/86/UTenn_%283%29.jpg

You got some big velodromes down there in the States! ;)
Must be nice....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,124
Posted By Nagedzi

2 race team bibs, 2 pro team bibs, 3 black bibs...

2 race team bibs, 2 pro team bibs, 3 black bibs and a pile of old shorts I haven't worn in years. More race kit on the way for the new season.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-07, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By Nagedzi

I've been using Cyclistats for about 2 years now...

I've been using Cyclistats for about 2 years now and I really like it. Using the statistics and graphing features to look at hours and kilometres spent in the saddle has been a real motivational...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,409
Posted By Nagedzi

...and the hills you plan to climb!

...and the hills you plan to climb!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-07, 12:25 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 25,151
Posted By Nagedzi

Pee Wee

http://www.seeing-stars.com/Museums/HHM/PeeWeeBike(small).jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,081
Posted By Nagedzi

Personally, I think I'd get a set of Zipp 606...

Personally, I think I'd get a set of Zipp 606 clinchers--with a 404 front and 808 rear. As far as wheels go that are eligible for UCI racing, this is a flippin' fast set. I haven't heard of much...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-07, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,372
Posted By Nagedzi

Anyone know where to get these in Canada? I've...

Anyone know where to get these in Canada? I've tried through MacFriends and apparently they only ship to the US.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-06, 09:45 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,535
Posted By Nagedzi

My traditional Native American name in the...

My traditional Native American name in the Kwak'wala language is Nagedzi. It was given to me at a potlatch and used to be my grandfather's name. Translated it means "Big Mountain." Kind of fitting...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-06, 01:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,868
Posted By Nagedzi

First Nations (Native American) Artist

First Nations (Native American) Artist
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 01:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,900
Posted By Nagedzi

HED's own data show that the Stinger and Jet...

HED's own data show that the Stinger and Jet (deep wheels) are significantly faster than the HED3between 5 and 10 degree yaw. In this way, it would be impossible to say outright which wheel is better...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,001
Posted By Nagedzi

Actually, when I bought my 5200 in 1993, there...

Actually, when I bought my 5200 in 1993, there were 2 models above it--the 5500 and the 5900, I think. The 5200 came with 600 (Ultegra) components. the other two models were outfitted with Dura-Ace....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Nagedzi

In addition to Slowtwitch and BikeTech Review,...

In addition to Slowtwitch and BikeTech Review, here are a couple TT forums from the UK:

http://www.timetriallingforum.co.uk/
http://www.veloriders.co.uk/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=21
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-06, 02:40 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,110
Posted By Nagedzi

Cramerotti

What about Cramerotti?
http://www.cramerotti.com/
05-23-06, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Nagedzi

The Gazetta feed is very smooth compared to the...

The Gazetta feed is very smooth compared to the RAI feed. Watching the RAI feed can be an exercise in frustration--3 seconds of video and then 10 seconds of buffering. I've yet to had a hiccup in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-06, 01:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,861
Posted By Nagedzi

Only 1 week for me to Canada. I was surprised.

Only 1 week for me to Canada. I was surprised.
05-15-06, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Nagedzi

...if you have the same max HR. If his max HR is...

...if you have the same max HR. If his max HR is around 20 beats higher than yours, then you're no better off. Again, it's all relative.
05-15-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By Nagedzi

Thanks Iffacus! That link works way better than...

Thanks Iffacus! That link works way better than the one I was using. Although the video quality is a bit lower, it's nice that it plays consistently for more than a few seconds! Combined with the...
05-07-06, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By Nagedzi

Web coverage

Here is a link to live video coverage (for free). Of course, it's in Italian:
http://www.rai.it/giro2006
During the stage, click on "Guarda la diretta TV della tappa." It cuts out quite a bit for...
05-04-06, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By Nagedzi

The rights to the Giro are owned by Canal Evasion...

The rights to the Giro are owned by Canal Evasion in Canada--a French travel channel. It's available for $2.49 on Shaw (channel 252 here on the Island). It is supposed to be shown 4 times daily. I...
05-01-06, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By Nagedzi

I'm in Canada and have the same...

I'm in Canada and have the same problem--cycling.tv OLN coverage is not available to us either.

Last year I got video coverage from an Italian site (which I muted) while simultaneoulsy listening...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-05, 05:20 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,153
Posted By Nagedzi

Because he won today: Alessandro Pettachi...

Because he won today:
Alessandro Pettachi http://estaticos.elmundo.es/elmundodeporte/especiales/2004/05/giro/album/img/pettachiiiiii.jpg and Aidan Quinn...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-05, 11:02 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,153
Posted By Nagedzi

Greg Lemond...

Greg Lemond http://www.kolarstwo-szosowe.gda.pl/Lemond.jpg and Dana Carvey http://letterman.iscool.com/march/3-8a.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-05, 11:00 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,153
Posted By Nagedzi

Robbie McEwen...

Robbie McEwen http://www.cyclingbase.com/photo/M/mcewen.jpg and John Leguizamo http://www.themoore.com/artists/images/john-leguizamo.jpg
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