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Posted By rickyaustin

Thanks for the information. Much appreciated. I...

Thanks for the information. Much appreciated. I reposted this in a hurry as I misspelled 'Colnago' the first time, and meant to write Super instead of Master.

I'll get a good measure of the...
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Posted By rickyaustin

90s Colnago Master 60cm

Hey all many years ago I bought this yellow Colnago when it was built up as a single speed to try that out. I ended up not liking the SS, but kept the frame as it looked cool without being some...
01-04-11, 01:21 AM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Hey congrats! When you say "program" is there a...

Hey congrats! When you say "program" is there a specific routine out there you're referencing, or just your personal program?
09-04-08, 09:33 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

ok thanks

ok thanks
09-03-08, 05:27 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Where is it? What is it? When is it?

Where is it? What is it? When is it?
09-03-08, 05:21 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Pawn shop? Is the bike hot?

Pawn shop?

Is the bike hot?
09-03-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By rickyaustin

Hideous looking. I'll find a used Lemond...

Hideous looking.

I'll find a used Lemond before buying one of those.

I'll never buy anything that's ugly.
09-02-08, 06:15 PM
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Views: 954
Posted By rickyaustin

If you do go the Keo route, don't pay $100 for...

If you do go the Keo route, don't pay $100 for them.

http://probikekit.com/display.php?cat=Pedals%20Road%20Look%20and%20Shimano

Keo Classics for $53 and free shipping.
They are in and out of...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By rickyaustin

In cities where a majority of people use...

In cities where a majority of people use bicycles, the cost is completely justified.

This unfortunately wouldn't be feasible in the states.
09-01-08, 08:42 AM
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Posted By rickyaustin

What kind of bike? Aluminum or steel?

What kind of bike? Aluminum or steel?
09-01-08, 08:22 AM
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Posted By rickyaustin

I wish the Lemond bikes weren't disappearing....

I wish the Lemond bikes weren't disappearing. Their classic paint designs, especially on the Poprad, are some of the best looking in the industry.

THe Gary Fisher versions are no where near as...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,849
Posted By rickyaustin

+1

+1
08-25-08, 05:22 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Wow. He won't be in business long.

Wow. He won't be in business long.
08-25-08, 05:12 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

The suggestion of a fixed/free hub is a good one...

The suggestion of a fixed/free hub is a good one if you're unsure.

Most off-the-rack SS/FG bikes are going to come with both front and rear brakes. Track bikes won't have any brakes. You'll have...
08-24-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,658
Posted By rickyaustin

Do we know when they're going away? I'd like to...

Do we know when they're going away? I'd like to snag a Poprad Disc before they go extinct.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-08, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By rickyaustin

This is the only way my fat ass gets up a hill...

This is the only way my fat ass gets up a hill :lol:

The OP may have a problem with this chunk of advice due to riding platforms.
08-24-08, 09:00 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Beautiful and functional. Good stuff there.

Beautiful and functional. Good stuff there.
08-24-08, 02:15 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

As previously stated, if you don't see the...

As previously stated, if you don't see the cyclist - you can't stop. She had no reason to be slowing down.
There was no indication that she was speeding.

How did she fail to control her car? If a...
08-24-08, 02:02 PM
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Views: 790
Posted By rickyaustin

will you add (PDF) next to the link - clicking it...

will you add (PDF) next to the link - clicking it just made my browser freeze-up for a few minutes while it downloaded because I didn't know it was a file and not a web page... you wanna tell people...
08-24-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,502
Posted By rickyaustin

This is a big question of mine. What is...

This is a big question of mine. What is "Stopped?"
Forum: Commuting
08-23-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,602
Posted By rickyaustin

You haven't been by the Singlespeed/Fixed Gear...

You haven't been by the Singlespeed/Fixed Gear forum lately I assume? haha
08-23-08, 04:05 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

How'd you do that for $213? If that's...

How'd you do that for $213?

If that's possible, I might get another bike.
08-23-08, 03:36 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Does Chris Hoy ride his track bike through...

Does Chris Hoy ride his track bike through traffic?

Justify it all you want by saying track bikes don't have brakes, so it's ok but no, it's not ok. It's a matter of time before someone else...
08-23-08, 11:29 AM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Hahahah. ---- So the police have 50+...

Hahahah.

----

So the police have 50+ bikes up on eBay right now... who gets the proceeds from the sale? Do the police pocket the money?

I feel like these bikes should be donated or something?
08-23-08, 11:20 AM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Wicked. Let's see some built-up pics when...

Wicked.

Let's see some built-up pics when it's finished.
08-23-08, 11:15 AM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Before I rode much - I was one of those tourists...

Before I rode much - I was one of those tourists who obliviously wandered into a bike lane... and rightfully was screamed at by a cyclist.

The problem isn't tourists, the problem is uneducated...
08-19-08, 07:23 PM
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Views: 1,897
Posted By rickyaustin

Any bike co-ops in your area? Sometimes you...

Any bike co-ops in your area?

Sometimes you can snag a cool used 80s road bike for that kind of money.
08-19-08, 07:20 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Every now and then you can snag a Timbuk2 bag on...

Every now and then you can snag a Timbuk2 bag on here for like $40.

http://www.steepandcheap.com/

But it's pretty random and they go quickly.

You'll find cheaper prices with mass-produced...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,469
Posted By rickyaustin

Anymore ride updates on these wheels? ...

Anymore ride updates on these wheels?

Inquiring minds are anxiously waiting :)
Forum: Commuting
08-17-08, 12:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,726
Posted By rickyaustin

I just throw my iPhone in the front pocket of my...

I just throw my iPhone in the front pocket of my messenger bag.

I don't use any protective cases for phones or ipods. It makes them thicker, uglier and heavier. I just don't like the idea of that.
08-16-08, 11:55 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By rickyaustin

Yes they can go much faster - but Roethlisberger...

Yes they can go much faster - but Roethlisberger was going around 30mph and a lady pulled out infront of him. I hit 30mph on my morning bicycle commute and I'm fat. He went straight into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By rickyaustin

I was under the impression that only the white...

I was under the impression that only the white version would gain any weight due to white being a heavy pigment, and the black/silver wouldn't gain anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,651
Posted By rickyaustin

I do in traffic, but I keep it very light, I...

I do in traffic, but I keep it very light, I don't attempt to block out sounds, especially sounds that could save my tail.

I do it mainly so I can hear my phone ring and can pull off the road and...
08-14-08, 10:41 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

That's an excellent analogy.

That's an excellent analogy.
08-14-08, 10:21 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

I'm incredibly surprised the Bengals allow him to...

I'm incredibly surprised the Bengals allow him to ride everyday.

Of course I think it's great.

But NFL teams are pretty paranoid with players and ANY physical activity other than their training...
08-14-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,356
Posted By rickyaustin

I'll admit - i only read the first couple posts,...

I'll admit - i only read the first couple posts, then commented, so if I'm repeating someone, then sorry.

Raising the driving age is a legitimate suggestion that I think leads us to other...
08-14-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By rickyaustin

Damn I can't stand Fairey. that is all.

Damn I can't stand Fairey.

that is all.
06-12-08, 10:24 AM
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Views: 2,361
Posted By rickyaustin

You really should look at other sections of this...

You really should look at other sections of this forum...

Touring, Long Distance Cycling, Roadie forum, etc.. there are going to be MANY more people there that have done centuries. Some on single...
06-10-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,473
Posted By rickyaustin

SUV owners keep on truckin' despite gas prices

SUV owners keep on truckin' despite gas prices



http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/06/06/SUV.owners/index.html?iref=newssearch#cnnSTCText

Kind of the polar opposite of the attitudes I...
06-09-08, 09:55 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

True - but you have to be careful. People's...

True - but you have to be careful. People's attention span is VERY limited, and if there is too much information, they will simply pass by the poster completely, reading ZERO.

I like the posters.
06-08-08, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By rickyaustin

Is it bent, or out of true?

Is it bent, or out of true?
06-08-08, 01:11 AM
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Views: 2,029
Posted By rickyaustin

I don't know what this guy does - but being in...

I don't know what this guy does - but being in Washington DC it wouldn't be ridiculous for that to be the only town he can work in for whatever job he has.
06-06-08, 04:31 PM
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Posted By rickyaustin

Oil will have to be much more expensive for this...

Oil will have to be much more expensive for this country to give up its oil addiction. $4/gal isn't high enough.

I'm not sure what will happen, or what I hope will happen. $10/gal gasoline/diesel...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-08, 02:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,831
Posted By rickyaustin

I do believe safety can be an issue. If not...

I do believe safety can be an issue.

If not properly assembled, that bike can self-destruct on you. Just check everything over and over again.

The guys who build bikes at X-Mart are not...
06-04-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,195
Posted By rickyaustin

Economy folks. Our dollar is worth a heck...

Economy folks.

Our dollar is worth a heck of a lot less than it was when they set last year's MSRP.

Expect all bike prices to go up, or specs to go down. Trek did that last year. They...
06-03-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,493
Posted By rickyaustin

I actually don't justify it at all - I ride bikes...

I actually don't justify it at all - I ride bikes too. I don't want hit by a car anytime soon.

Can you people truly not understand why people have a problem with some of the extreme Critical Mass...
06-02-08, 11:21 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,493
Posted By rickyaustin

I fully support bicycle reform in Toronto. It...

I fully support bicycle reform in Toronto. It seems like it is hell from these posts.

I just wonder if there are better ways to go about it. Pissing off people isn't going to do much to help them...
06-02-08, 11:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,493
Posted By rickyaustin

I hope this day comes soon - but until gas...

I hope this day comes soon - but until gas becomes expensive (it's not even close yet) it won't happen unfortunately.
06-02-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,493
Posted By rickyaustin

Fixed[/QUOTE] I would love to know...

Fixed[/QUOTE]



I would love to know where I justified violence towards other cyclists.

Would I have much pity for someone who is breaking the law and is hurt because of it? Not much, no....
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