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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,255
Posted By mitty2328

[/B] Hey, sorry for the late reply, but i...

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Hey, sorry for the late reply, but i built a pair of 50mm tubulars from ebay. They ride great and i have local wheelbuilders amazed with the quality. GO FOR IT!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-10, 04:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,950
Posted By mitty2328

Pain doesn't kick in til after the race. Bikes...

Pain doesn't kick in til after the race.
Bikes falling on you don't hurt too much.
Breaking wheels sucks.
Shaving is your friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By mitty2328

Sorry missed yours. No, i used to work at the...

Sorry missed yours. No, i used to work at the shop and the manager/head mechanic and i are great friends. He told me to bring the rims in and he'd help me build them. So we ordered a couple parts and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By mitty2328

Haha thanks! I actually love my tires. But i...

Haha thanks! I actually love my tires. But i could drop some coin on actual racing tires since i race and save about 200 grams!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By mitty2328

Without the cassette? 1100 +-10 With...

Without the cassette?
1100 +-10

With cassette?
1500(i reweighed cuz i didn't think the 1800g's was right, they are closer to 1500)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By mitty2328

Hi. Yup i'm still riding them with over 2500...

Hi. Yup i'm still riding them with over 2500 miles on them. I had to retrue them once but that was due to a big pothole and a few of the spokes on the rear wheel not being tensioned right. They ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By mitty2328

Juniors go to 18.

Juniors go to 18.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,399
Posted By mitty2328

mzeffex i thought you had a giant??

mzeffex i thought you had a giant??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-10, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By mitty2328

Go for it and have fun. Don't worry if you get...

Go for it and have fun. Don't worry if you get lapped. Racing is a blast. But fyi, the junior races here are almost harder, faster, and a lot more sketchy than the cat. races.
08-26-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 168,467
Posted By mitty2328

Sorry for the late response to my intervals...

Sorry for the late response to my intervals question. But thanks to all the responded. Do you do intervals in seconds or minutes?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By mitty2328

No you shouldn't. Extra wheels are always good....

No you shouldn't. Extra wheels are always good. They keep you riding even if your main pair are trashed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By mitty2328

Yeah we were talking about a powerLOCk. Sorry...

Yeah we were talking about a powerLOCk. Sorry didn't know the difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By mitty2328

Yes, after pt from getting hit by a car. Took the...

Yes, after pt from getting hit by a car. Took the whole intial impact to my right leg. So my left is stronger. My right thigh is an inch smaller than the left thigh and my right calf is half an inch...
08-24-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,506
Posted By mitty2328

83. Don't let anybody except yourself, coach, and...

83. Don't let anybody except yourself, coach, and any other riders that witnessed anything talk to the official. Chances are your wife/husband/so doesn't know what they are talking about.(Racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By mitty2328

Thanks guys. I got it on with no problems this...

Thanks guys. I got it on with no problems this morning. My problems were that i had the link on the bottom and i wasn't using the pedal, just trying to pull them into place.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By mitty2328

The wheel might be out of dish too. That's what...

The wheel might be out of dish too. That's what happened with mine after it was trued.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By mitty2328

I have it in the big ring and when i start to...

I have it in the big ring and when i start to pedal the two pieces separate from each other. Are they not in the little groove things? Who knew something so simple could be so hard?!


Maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By mitty2328

SRAM powerlinks lock by themselves?

How? I can't get mine to lock and its really pissing me off. So i'm stepping away before i throw the whole bike away. Please HELP.
08-21-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,506
Posted By mitty2328

28. For juniors, get to roll out ASAP. Officials...

28. For juniors, get to roll out ASAP. Officials get angry quick.
08-21-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 168,467
Posted By mitty2328

So this is racing related i just don't wanna...

So this is racing related i just don't wanna start a thread for it.

Do you intervals make the difference in crit racing? My teammates do intervals and i do distance rides. But the ALWAYS do...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By mitty2328

hahahaha +10000000000

hahahaha +10000000000
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By mitty2328

+1 to everything umd has said. As to the...

+1 to everything umd has said.

As to the op: try out a CAAD9-4. Its lightweight aluminum and a lot of people race them. Its in your budget and leaves you with some money to cover accesories,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,189
Posted By mitty2328

I use the rallys. I have around 600 miles on them...

I use the rallys. I have around 600 miles on them and they are great. They hold air really well too. No problems cornering or riding well wet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 06:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,678
Posted By mitty2328

South East Wisconsin is just as nice. People...

South East Wisconsin is just as nice. People usually give me the whole lane and slow down a very large amount. Haven't every had any negative experiences, except getting hit. In fact just the other...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 97,128
Posted By mitty2328

+1. Also mikey, trust me on this,...

+1. Also mikey, trust me on this, people(including cool teachers) gladly say stuff about it. I just don't let it get to me. Some of it is serious and some of it is a joke. But for the ones that are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 97,128
Posted By mitty2328

mikey: I shave. So do all my teammates except...

mikey: I shave. So do all my teammates except one. If you're worried about your friends saying something, don't let it get to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,894
Posted By mitty2328

I used to not like the 2011s but that is a great...

I used to not like the 2011s but that is a great looking ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

How so?

How so?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

Thank you for seeing what I did wasn't that bad....

Thank you for seeing what I did wasn't that bad. It was relativley fresh as it still had it's eyes and there were no worms or maggots, just flies.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

No. I still had my other bottle full. The one...

No. I still had my other bottle full. The one that fell was my second one. On a 85 degree day I need atleast two bottles of water for 40 miles. In no way did I say I finished my first bottle. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

Haha thanks and please do. This will be some...

Haha thanks and please do. This will be some interesting information if it does work.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

Not my fault you continued to read and post about...

Not my fault you continued to read and post about it after the first couple sentences. And if you want a picture of the deer i can go get one, and the two raccoons i mentioned in a different post....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 05:13 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 12,228
Posted By mitty2328

I dont know about the extreme side. My friends...

I dont know about the extreme side. My friends parents and mine ground us for getting Bs. It sucks, especially since the teachers agree with us that Cs are good grades and Bs are just better.
08-04-10, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 168,467
Posted By mitty2328

Well i'm wondering if it would scratch the carbon...

Well i'm wondering if it would scratch the carbon braking surface which would also put the rims out of warranty. That is if there is visible proof of using something other than carbon specific pads.
08-04-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 168,467
Posted By mitty2328

If i use my SwissStop pads on my alumminum rims...

If i use my SwissStop pads on my alumminum rims do i need to pick out the little shards of alumminum before using them with my carbons? I've been told yes and no so i'm slightly confused.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

So it looks like i need to bleech the crap out of...

So it looks like i need to bleech the crap out of it? And whats an autoclave?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

No two. But that was my second bottle and i...

No two. But that was my second bottle and i needed it for the rest of the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

Haha no i did not. I waited to eat anything until...

Haha no i did not. I waited to eat anything until after i washed my hands and bottle. And i just finished cleaning my bar tape with soap and hot water. Not kidding by the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

Two on the bike and one in the jersey. I've done...

Two on the bike and one in the jersey. I've done this for a couple rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

I'm pretty sure I've never seen this question...

I'm pretty sure I've never seen this question posted here before.

What are the odds against randomly dropping a water bottle into a deer carcass? Heck, it's been ages since I've even seen a deer...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

It didn't take much effort. A heck of a lot less...

It didn't take much effort. A heck of a lot less effort than going back to my house to get a new one and then continue on with my ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 02:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

Yeah getting it wasn't the worst part though....

Yeah getting it wasn't the worst part though. I've gutted deer before granted they were fresh but still. Should i have used more than just dishsoap to clean it when i did? The water tasted the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

The deer was dead already. I couldn't kill it...

The deer was dead already. I couldn't kill it fresh in anyway possible. Plus the bottle rolled down the hill, it wasn't a direct hit so if anything the deer would have been injured/stunned.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,333
Posted By mitty2328

What would YOU do?

So on my ride today I was a clutz(sp?) and dropped my waterbottle while going downhill. I turned around and when i finally found it, it was in the worst spot possible. It was inside the body of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,804
Posted By mitty2328

I'll try to help. From the looks of it you'd be...

I'll try to help. From the looks of it you'd be better off with the GT. The Roubaix has slightly heavier components. I'm being a little biased to because i have force and love it. Plus with rival the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,759
Posted By mitty2328

I had a mechanic tell me that my wheels were...

I had a mechanic tell me that my wheels were untrueable and i needed new ones. Luckily the manager and head mechanic came back and fixed them for free on the spot. Took him 15mins but i spend a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,442
Posted By mitty2328

That had to be a really cool experience though....

That had to be a really cool experience though. On topic, i would love to make 40-70k for riding my bike. Especially if my wife(assuming i had one) was making money too. I don't think life would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,442
Posted By mitty2328

I have a friend who does this. My crashes in both...

I have a friend who does this. My crashes in both cycling(racing) and downhill skiing(racing) have actually been far worse than any of his crashes during a moto race. Not saying its not dangerous but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,348
Posted By mitty2328

Yesterday i was cheered on. I was climbing a hill...

Yesterday i was cheered on. I was climbing a hill and a car pulled up next to me slowing down and slowing down traffic. He then yelled "yeah, let's go Geargrinder!"(name of the team i'm on). It turns...
07-25-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 71,783
Posted By mitty2328

^ Thats hot.

^ Thats hot.
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