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Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-06, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By rudenoiz

This question came up last week, but since the...

This question came up last week, but since the search function isn't working, I'll repost me suggestion...

you could try "tube tops" made by Jagwire. It's a soft rubber sleeve that's meant to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By rudenoiz

or...you could try "tube tops" made by Jagwire. ...

or...you could try "tube tops" made by Jagwire. It's a soft rubber sleeve that's meant to cover the cable where the cable meets the frame. I just ordered a bag of 4, so I can't tell you how...
08-10-06, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By rudenoiz

I use an Easton EC90 SL fork. I did install the...

I use an Easton EC90 SL fork. I did install the bear trap and I can confirm that it does not hold it's tension very long. Road vibration causes the "teeth" of the bear trap to eventually migrate to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-06, 01:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,610
Posted By rudenoiz

I have a Wipperman Stainless chain for my Campy...

I have a Wipperman Stainless chain for my Campy record equipped bike, but have never been happy with the shifting. It's noisy and not nearly as smooth as the record ultra narrow chain. Last week I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-06, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By rudenoiz

I'll add another... I had a problem with a...

I'll add another...

I had a problem with a recently purchased "chain scrubber". One of the cog wheels broke. I sent them an e-mail, they replied within 30 minutes apologizing and letting me know...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-06, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,614
Posted By rudenoiz

I used the SS X series and loved them. I...

I used the SS X series and loved them. I recently switched to the SS Zero due to my right shoe making contact with the chain stay. I was able to adjust the pedals so that my shoe no longer hits the...
07-15-06, 12:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,565
Posted By rudenoiz

In his best Lloyd Bridges voice; "I guess I...

In his best Lloyd Bridges voice; "I guess I picked the wrong week to quit blood doping".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-06, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By rudenoiz

I have Zondas with Conti Attack/Force and a large...

I have Zondas with Conti Attack/Force and a large pile of broken levers. The good news is the tires will stretch and make the job much easier just before they wear out.
06-03-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,880
Posted By rudenoiz

While I've always liked Tyler and would love to...

While I've always liked Tyler and would love to see him ride again. I believe he will be viewed as "tainted merchandise" by any big name sponsor or teams. Especially in light of the recent doping...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-06, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By rudenoiz

Bicyles BiKyle and Cadence in Manyunk both do...

Bicyles BiKyle and Cadence in Manyunk both do thorough and comprehensive fitting sessions. Both are very pricey if you didn't buy your bike there. Also, depending where you are, you may want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-05, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By rudenoiz

Good advice regarding the Demarchi Contour plus. ...

Good advice regarding the Demarchi Contour plus. These are by far my favorites. I also own Castelli YPRO3, Assos Mille's and PI Microsensors. The Castelli's are a close 2nd. While the Assos has...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-05, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,778
Posted By rudenoiz

Bicycle Barn in Phoenixville, PA. Roy and Chet...

Bicycle Barn in Phoenixville, PA. Roy and Chet are good folks. Bikes aren't just their business, they're a passion. They'll talk bikes all day if you let them, whether you're buying or not.

After...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-05, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By rudenoiz

They only have small or XXL. Something else to...

They only have small or XXL. Something else to note, the Contour bib shorts and the Contour Plus are different models. They both have the same chamois (which is one of the best on the market), but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 8,474
Posted By rudenoiz

If you check weather.com for Erwinna, PA, it...

If you check weather.com for Erwinna, PA, it looks like 49 degrees and sunny at 8:00 AM. 52 degrees and sunny at 9:00 AM. Short sleeve shirt with arm warmers will work for me. I rode in tights last...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-05, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By rudenoiz

I think $150 is probably the low regular price...

I think $150 is probably the low regular price (excluding sales). I did the same thing in August. Bought large YPRO3's from Mike. The shorts fit well, but I didn't like the way the leg grippers dug...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-05, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By rudenoiz

Hip...You have the perfect face for radio! ;)

Hip...You have the perfect face for radio! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-05, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By rudenoiz

I couldn't agree more. There are 2 other threads...

I couldn't agree more. There are 2 other threads regarding this years event. No matter how you describe how bad the weather was, you just had to experience it.

As I posted in one of the previous...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-05, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By rudenoiz

Here's the latest local forecast for Salisbury,...

Here's the latest local forecast for Salisbury, MD:

Rain showers early, becoming a steady, soaking rain later in the day with a few rumbles of thunder possible. High 79F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By rudenoiz

If the new Specialized Toupe (jeez, what a bad...

If the new Specialized Toupe (jeez, what a bad name) is as good as my Alias, I will be upgrading ASAP. It seems as Specialized has addressed the only complaints I had with the Alias. The weight and...
09-14-05, 04:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,773
Posted By rudenoiz

I'm guessing you mean Vinokourov, if so, I...

I'm guessing you mean Vinokourov, if so, I believe he announced his intention to go to Liberty Seguros in the final days of the TdF.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-05, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,592
Posted By rudenoiz

The seat tube is in fact 31.8...but your eyes are...

The seat tube is in fact 31.8...but your eyes are lying (and the picture quality doesn't help). It's all one color, very dark blue. They have done a black to blue fade in the past. Here's a link...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-05, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By rudenoiz

Check out this link:...

Check out this link: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=107059

Plenty of info regarding Paketa. At the time of that post I had around 500 miles on my Paketa and I was pretty pleased with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-05, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By rudenoiz

Yes...It takes away the brand identity of the...

Yes...It takes away the brand identity of the bike. Also. powder coating, due to the thickness, will most likely render the serial number unreadable taking away another method of positively...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By rudenoiz

I have trouble drinking Martinis while riding. ...

I have trouble drinking Martinis while riding. My bottle holders don't do well with stem ware.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-05, 09:42 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 8,474
Posted By rudenoiz

Wow...As if "Odds Bodkins" wasn't enough of a...

Wow...As if "Odds Bodkins" wasn't enough of a selling point!

BTW...If I shaved my legs the night before the ride, I would have 5:00 shadow again before the start. I'll be the guy wearing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 8,474
Posted By rudenoiz

Maybe I'm easily amused, but I would come to this...

Maybe I'm easily amused, but I would come to this ride just for the opportunity to meet someone who not only uses the phrase "Odds Bodkins", but would actually type it into a message! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By rudenoiz

My wife and I are in. I'm rider #2732. I'll be...

My wife and I are in. I'm rider #2732.
I'll be with 7 or 8 non-forum riding partners.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-05, 01:26 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 8,474
Posted By rudenoiz

Top... I'll probably do this one. I did it...

Top...

I'll probably do this one. I did it last year and it was a well done ride. Plus, I was out of town during the Lancaster ride and I don't want to pass up an opportunity to come out and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-05, 09:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,018
Posted By rudenoiz

In certain situations...When I enter a smaller...

In certain situations...When I enter a smaller hill at speed (assuming I can maintain some of that speed), I stay in the drops. Nearing the top, I'll get out of the saddle while in the drops to keep...
08-03-05, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By rudenoiz

Myth Busted..."The Look"

There was a an interview on OLN last night. Basically, Liggett and Sherwen interviewing Lance a few days after the TdF. Excellent show BTW. Great questions from Phil and Paul (as you would expect)....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 09:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,045
Posted By rudenoiz

I couldn't view this site, but a google search...

I couldn't view this site, but a google search turned up this profile...

http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Dome/1264/climbs/malga_palazzo.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 08:44 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,446
Posted By rudenoiz

Last time I tried that, the only response I got...

Last time I tried that, the only response I got was "My eyes are up here!" ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-05, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,760
Posted By rudenoiz

It's been a while since I measured my beating...

It's been a while since I measured my beating sticks. I guess I better check, don't want any trouble. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-05, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,480
Posted By rudenoiz

@ Sincitycycler X3 Apparently not. ...

@ Sincitycycler X3

Apparently not.

Apparently not.
AND
Apparently not.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-05, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,480
Posted By rudenoiz

Intriguing to ponder the possibilities, but...

Intriguing to ponder the possibilities, but unfortunately, doubtful!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-05, 07:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,990
Posted By rudenoiz

I'm Magnus Backstedt. He's the only pro that...

I'm Magnus Backstedt. He's the only pro that weighs more than I do.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-05, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,167
Posted By rudenoiz

As everyone has already mentioned, I don't even...

As everyone has already mentioned, I don't even know it's there.

In cooler weather, my heart rate will occasionally jump to 250 or so presumably, due to a loss of signal quality. For the past...
07-15-05, 07:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,558
Posted By rudenoiz

Valverde withdraws due to knee pain. What a...

Valverde withdraws due to knee pain. What a shame. He was having quite a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-05, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By rudenoiz

Cadence was essential for me and the Garmin has...

Cadence was essential for me and the Garmin has no provisions for cadence. Also, after experiences with satellite radio in the area where I ride, I felt that the drop outs (lost satellite...
07-12-05, 07:58 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 11,655
Posted By rudenoiz

Sorry for the interruption...Quick tech support...

Sorry for the interruption...Quick tech support needed. Anyone else having problems with the live audio feed at eurosport.com? I've been listening at work everyday and today it won't connect. Says...
07-07-05, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,916
Posted By rudenoiz

CSC DS to Jan: "So did Armstrong really yell...

CSC DS to Jan:

"So did Armstrong really yell 'On your right' as he went by?"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-05, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By rudenoiz

While I don't race, I've often noticed that it...

While I don't race, I've often noticed that it takes me 10 miles or more before I feel warmed up and riding well.
On the July 4th holiday, a friend was planning a group ride from his home. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-05, 01:39 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 37,005
Posted By rudenoiz

By day, I'm a regional manager for the technical...

By day, I'm a regional manager for the technical services side of a high tech company. Yes, it's even more boring than it sounds. I used to be an engineer, but after 15 years in management, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,217
Posted By rudenoiz

When I'm riding 25 miles or less, I make do with...

When I'm riding 25 miles or less, I make do with 2 bottles. My weekend rides are usually 50+ and I wear a camelbak and carry one bottle of Cytomax mix. While I hate wearing the camelbak, I do drink...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-05, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By rudenoiz

Your message says feels like a blister...Does she...

Your message says feels like a blister...Does she have a physical sore? If so, have her check to see if the sore matches the location of a seem in the shorts or chamois. Also, TassR700 is right. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 37,005
Posted By rudenoiz

So you restore old British cars also?

So you restore old British cars also?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,897
Posted By rudenoiz

OCP - Better biking through liberal application...

OCP - Better biking through liberal application of cubic dollars. (Don't need to spell out cubic dollars, but I can't figure out how to add subscript to a reply).

OCP - Ride it like you can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-05, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By rudenoiz

Does your saddle have an embroidered logo or...

Does your saddle have an embroidered logo or design? Also, check the left side of your saddle. If you tend to lean your bike against things with the side of your seat as the contact point, you may...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 08:17 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 37,474
Posted By rudenoiz

Bacon flavored. :rolleyes:

Bacon flavored. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 10:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,835
Posted By rudenoiz

Another important consideration...Take your...

Another important consideration...Take your sunglasses with you when helmet shopping. You need to be able to fit your sunglasses into the vents of your helmet (upside down if possible) when not in...
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