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01-30-05, 08:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,745
Posted By Flea77

You do realize that copying the DVDs would be...

You do realize that copying the DVDs would be illegal dont you? Passing the original is completely legal, but copying? NOT!
08-13-04, 06:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,547
Posted By Flea77

Not that I agree with selling them on ebay for...

Not that I agree with selling them on ebay for lots of money but one must understand that after I sent my $1 to LAF (or $5, or $10, or whatever) that the band is then MINE. I own it, free and clear,...
Forum: Introductions
08-08-04, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Flea77

Welcome Daf, you must be right around me, I am in...

Welcome Daf, you must be right around me, I am in Huntsville. My wife and I ride both mountain (so to speak) and road and although there are no "mountains" around here it is pretty much year round...
08-03-04, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,428
Posted By Flea77

I originally rode my hardtail MTB without a...

I originally rode my hardtail MTB without a suspension seatpost and my butt was taking a pretty severe beating on some of the trails I was on. Not hard bumps and drops, of course I stand on those,...
07-28-04, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,351
Posted By Flea77

So now Lance, or any other rider in the TDF must...

So now Lance, or any other rider in the TDF must have a valid reason, at least to gcasillo, in order to chase down someone? Oh wait, Ulrich chased down Landis even though he could not come anywhere...
07-28-04, 08:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 62,544
Posted By Flea77

1. Polycarb lenses that beat ANSI standards for...

1. Polycarb lenses that beat ANSI standards for saftey, no rock flying up and cracking my lenses sending pieces of plastic into my eye (happened to my best friend's dad, with "certified saftey...
07-28-04, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Flea77

yaaaawwwwnnnnnn........

yaaaawwwwnnnnnn........
07-28-04, 06:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By Flea77

And I would have to add to this list Thomas...

And I would have to add to this list Thomas Voeckler. I have never seen a rider with that much heart and where pure desire could push one so far beyond your physical ability. He has my complete...
07-26-04, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By Flea77

I guess my opinion is the bad one here then, I...

I guess my opinion is the bad one here then, I personally think Lance is a fantastic rider and even superior to Merckx. Sure Merckx was more of an all round rider, that was possible in his day. The...
07-22-04, 05:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,567
Posted By Flea77

First, who here actually knows the people who did...

First, who here actually knows the people who did the spitting/mooning? Because unless you actually know them personally or were there to check their ID you have absolutely no idea what nationality...
07-21-04, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Flea77

Not sure how it works, but what I can tell you is...

Not sure how it works, but what I can tell you is that my new Polar 725 agrees with my Flight Deck on the same bike.
07-21-04, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Flea77

Some other things to consider are the distance...

Some other things to consider are the distance from the transmitter to your handlebar unit, and is there a clear unobstructed line between your transmitter and receiver? By this I mean that your...
Forum: Foo
07-14-04, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By Flea77

ummm, sounds good but I disagree. This shorthand...

ummm, sounds good but I disagree. This shorthand language was around long before anyone but scientists were on the internet. Back in the BBS days is the first time I noticed it, and it was used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-04, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Flea77

Working on computers for 24+ years I have a bit...

Working on computers for 24+ years I have a bit of experience in the field, and in the last few years Weatherbug has been a HUGE source of problems. I cant even begin to tell you what I have seen...
Forum: Foo
07-13-04, 09:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,479
Posted By Flea77

Rough debate. Here at my house I have 2 XP Pro...

Rough debate. Here at my house I have 2 XP Pro desktops (My wife and my main machines), 1 2kpro desktop (Digital video editing station), 1 RedHat 9 box (to play with/development), 1 2k Server box...
07-13-04, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Flea77

Clipless both on the road and trails. Cant stand...

Clipless both on the road and trails. Cant stand my feet flying off while riding rough or technical trails.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-04, 05:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,826
Posted By Flea77

I feel I should clarify something. When people do...

I feel I should clarify something. When people do not know why you do what you do they are ignorant which is cureable, when they attack you verbally or physically that is not ignorance (at least not...
07-05-04, 05:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,682
Posted By Flea77

Yes you are expected to obey laws you are not...

Yes you are expected to obey laws you are not familiar with and have not been trained about. Even if you can not read, are color blind, are mentally handicapped, have no drivers license, or have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-04, 05:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By Flea77

Shorter reach? Like the Shimano WSD STIs then...

Shorter reach? Like the Shimano WSD STIs then (Women Specific Design) :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-04, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By Flea77

heh, a chance to get everyone screaming at me, I...

heh, a chance to get everyone screaming at me, I cant pass it up :-) Personally I prefer Shimano to Campy. Admittedly the Campy Records are cool looking but I absolutely hate the shifting setup. I...
06-27-04, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Flea77

You might also check out DiamondBack bikes if you...

You might also check out DiamondBack bikes if you have a local retailer. I found that they offer great bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-04, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Flea77

I am no scientist but when I went from a heavy...

I am no scientist but when I went from a heavy alu bike to my nice lite carbon bike it was a world of difference. In part I am sure because of the wheels and that "ignored" rotational weight :-) But...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-04, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Flea77

The 2300 is a nice ride, my wife has one and...

The 2300 is a nice ride, my wife has one and loves it. As for shoes that is really personal, wife likes her Sidis and I like my Nikes. Pedals I would go for the Shimano Ultegra or Dura Ace, wife is...
03-16-04, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,390
Posted By Flea77

LOL! I was all getting ready to say exactly this...

LOL! I was all getting ready to say exactly this and then I read this reply. This is right on target, they are there to make a living. The main bike shop I use treats me like royalty because I spent...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-04, 07:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,857
Posted By Flea77

Dont know much about the Bianchi but my wife...

Dont know much about the Bianchi but my wife rides a Trek 2300 and loves it. It seems very well made and is a good looker too. But of course most of all is for you to ride it and see how it feels to...
03-14-04, 07:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By Flea77

Bike Barn in Houston, Brandon at the West Houston...

Bike Barn in Houston, Brandon at the West Houston one is really cool and will bend over backwards to make sure you are a satisfied customer. When I think of customer service, he always comes to mind.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-03, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By Flea77

Rarely does one see a person and a bike match so...

Rarely does one see a person and a bike match so well, you and a schwinn, a perfect match.

Allan
11-14-03, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By Flea77

And then you would be in jail for assault and...

And then you would be in jail for assault and battery and responsible for the accident as well (if you rear end somone, you are responsible regardless of the reasons). Physical violence is never the...
11-11-03, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,919
Posted By Flea77

If you had the money I would go with the Trek...

If you had the money I would go with the Trek 5200. For me, the 5200 is the ultimate riding machine. Fast, so responsive it was at first scary, lite, stiff where it needs to be, and absorbs the harsh...
11-11-03, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,370
Posted By Flea77

2002 Topanga here, nice starter ride. A few...

2002 Topanga here, nice starter ride. A few little mods such as a RS Suspension seatpost and a XT RD.


Allan
11-11-03, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By Flea77

I'll explain "winter" to you if you explain...

I'll explain "winter" to you if you explain "hurricane" to me :-)

Allan
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-03, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,697
Posted By Flea77

While I agree that the weight of the rider is...

While I agree that the weight of the rider is much more important overall, I disagree that it makes little or no difference. Riding my two road bikes, one 23lbs and one a little over 17lbs there is a...
11-04-03, 11:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,803
Posted By Flea77

First off, motorcycle helmets can cost more than...

First off, motorcycle helmets can cost more than $500.00. For example, Arai RX-7 Corsair Racer $694.95 and Shoei X-Eleven $571.99. So top of the line Giro at $120 vs top of the line Arai at $694.95....
11-03-03, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By Flea77

This probably isnt what you want to hear but here...

This probably isnt what you want to hear but here goes. I am very loyal to the guy I bought my bike from. He is the only one allowed to touch my 5200 for anything. If he isnt available I will bring...
11-01-03, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,921
Posted By Flea77

I too have been looking at the exact same kit....

I too have been looking at the exact same kit. Please let me know if you find out anything from anyone who has used these.

Allan
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-03, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

And Lance could have probably won his Tours on a...

And Lance could have probably won his Tours on a bike made out of popcicle sticks, but that doesnt mean that popcicle sticks are good frame materials, it means Lance is an awesome rider. Which of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-03, 09:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

Actually the sky is not blue. What you see is the...

Actually the sky is not blue. What you see is the blue light waves that are not blocked by the atmosphere as they....... :-)


Allan
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-03, 04:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

I too have enjoyed the debate. You are correct in...

I too have enjoyed the debate. You are correct in your scientific results from these tests. However what I think of when I say that titanium is stronger and lighter than steel are not tests based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-03, 07:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

I honestly do not feel any buzz in my 5200,...

I honestly do not feel any buzz in my 5200, unless I am on fresh paved chip and seal and then even my caddy feels that buzz. So I guess I still do not understand the dead feeling you refer to. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-03, 06:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

I was not trashing steel frames, or the people...

I was not trashing steel frames, or the people who like them. I stated that I did not understand why they liked them, and still do not.

Titanium is not stronger and lighter than steel? Please...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-03, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By Flea77

I wouldnt feel guilty if I were you. But you do...

I wouldnt feel guilty if I were you. But you do indeed need to realize the total costs over a period of time and not just the initial costs. I purchase some things over the internet like clothes etc....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-03, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By Flea77

I have a USE Alien post on my 5200. It works well...

I have a USE Alien post on my 5200. It works well once it is adjusted, no slipping, looks good and rides fine. It is a royal pain to adjust though.
10-29-03, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Flea77

All of the brands you mention have good bikes....

All of the brands you mention have good bikes. The first thing is which ones fit and feel the best, then you can compare other things such as price and components. In that price range you may also...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-03, 11:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

So, when someone specifically states that they...

So, when someone specifically states that they dont understand something, and points out why, you feel it necessary to assert your supposed intelligence by insulting them? Trust me, that makes...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-03, 10:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

She is absolutely correct, the 5200 is very...

She is absolutely correct, the 5200 is very "dead" feeling. Of course we are using the meaning of "dead" that only the people who dont own/sell 5200s use, which translated into english means it...
Forum: Foo
10-25-03, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,268
Posted By Flea77

Wishing I wasnt getting the extra hour back! Now...

Wishing I wasnt getting the extra hour back! Now it will be dark too early to ride after work with the group any more. Oh well.

Allan
10-25-03, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,261
Posted By Flea77

I have no idea about the seals in bike pumps, but...

I have no idea about the seals in bike pumps, but I can answer your question anyway.

Your car has rubber seals in the brake system, and rubber seals in the oil system. They are NOT compatable! If...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-03, 08:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,304
Posted By Flea77

I did a lot of reading before I settled on a...

I did a lot of reading before I settled on a carbon bike. The big difference between carbon and say steel is that carbon is directional. This means you can allow carbon to flex in one direction, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-03, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,986
Posted By Flea77

I completely agree. I also ride a 5200 and it is...

I completely agree. I also ride a 5200 and it is the sweetest ride I have ever tried. I played around with many others before buying the 5200 including Litespeeds, Cannondales, Specialized, Klein,...
09-23-03, 03:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,168
Posted By Flea77

Yes it does matter. I pay insurance for the cost...

Yes it does matter. I pay insurance for the cost to repair/replace both my vehicle and the other person's (full coverage). There is NO WAY you can tell me that a wreck with my bike will cost anywhere...
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