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Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-03, 01:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,976
Posted By Bikesick

I've thought about adding various features that'd...

I've thought about adding various features that'd be fun (I like climbing and an altimeter would be sweet) but have opted to stay basic and inexpensive with my computers. Speed, distance, ride time,...
11-13-03, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bikesick

Yea, I think you have a good idea. I think i'll...

Yea, I think you have a good idea. I think i'll wait for someone else to go in there and look around too!

...I'm not going to pay to see their prices!
10-26-03, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Bikesick

Man, I have exactly the opposite problem. Have...

Man, I have exactly the opposite problem. Have you tried Specialized shoes? They are wide. ..I can go swimming in those suckers!
10-26-03, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By Bikesick

Any former race bike that was good enough back in...

Any former race bike that was good enough back in "the day" that it was equipped with sew-ups is good enough for you to ride ...especially as a first bike!! ..Hell Yea!

My first road bike (3...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-03, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Bikesick

Yep! I like to listen to high energy music when...

Yep! I like to listen to high energy music when training. ..whatever the training. My favorite right now is the sound track from MI-2.

I don't road ride with tunes, but have been known to have...
Forum: Foo
10-20-03, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Bikesick

This was exactly what got me into road bike...

This was exactly what got me into road bike riding. It was ridiculous for me to drive to the trailhead and ride 4 or 5 times a week. So I built up a road bike for cross training. Didn't know I'd...
10-19-03, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 902
Posted By Bikesick

Well actually if everything else is equal, the...

Well actually if everything else is equal, the heavier rider does have an advantage on downhills. ...fact. It's for the same reasons that a lighter rider has the advantage on the uphills. It's that...
10-16-03, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By Bikesick

Right after a ride, I run my helmet under the...

Right after a ride, I run my helmet under the kitchen faucet and rinse the pads out with warm water. Works pretty good at keeping the funkiness away.
10-14-03, 11:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,468
Posted By Bikesick

Broken collar bone this past Memorial Day...

Broken collar bone this past Memorial Day weekend. Not fun! It was Saturday. Me and 4 buddies went for an early morning ride, meeting at the trailhead at 6:00AM.

We'd been riding for about a...
10-12-03, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Bikesick

Very Cool Kev! I'm looking forward to building...

Very Cool Kev!
I'm looking forward to building my first set.
Forum: Foo
10-11-03, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By Bikesick

Whatever. I don't have anything nice to say...

Whatever. I don't have anything nice to say about Rush Limbaugh. I don't care if he's a heroin addict. He's just trying to grab attention. :rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
10-08-03, 09:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,802
Posted By Bikesick

I've had a few people tell me i look like the...

I've had a few people tell me i look like the carpenter guy on the TV show "while you were out." I guess there is a resemblence, but I was surprized to hear it more than once <shrug>
Forum: Introductions
10-07-03, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Bikesick

Cool! Welcome to the forums... Happy cycling!

Cool! Welcome to the forums... Happy cycling!
10-07-03, 11:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,023
Posted By Bikesick

Whoa!! cbhungry! You're covering material here...

Whoa!! cbhungry! You're covering material here that is new to me. I just meant that as your conditioning increases, your heart rate slows and indicates the level of your fitness. I didn't consider...
10-07-03, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,023
Posted By Bikesick

You can think of your resting heart rate as an...

You can think of your resting heart rate as an indicator of your cardio-vascular conditioning. As your conditioning improves, your RHR decreases. :cool:
09-29-03, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By Bikesick

REI has a nice cool weather glove going on sale...

REI has a nice cool weather glove going on sale (I think starting this week) for $21.99 (regularly $29.50). Wind proof, water resistant.... yadda yadda yadda
...
09-29-03, 12:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,734
Posted By Bikesick

My S-Works mtb wheelset use a hugi freehub. It...

My S-Works mtb wheelset use a hugi freehub. It has a distinct click, but I think that Chris King hubs are louder. The new Campy Record freehub certainly has it beat for freaking noise!! ..that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-03, 12:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Bikesick

Specialized motto is to "innovate or die" and...

Specialized motto is to "innovate or die" and this looks like innovation to me.. I like it. :thumbup:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-03, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Bikesick

Tridevil, I tend to agree with Dave. I am in...

Tridevil,
I tend to agree with Dave. I am in the market for a HRM right now also. And since I like to ride road and mountain, and have computers for both bikes, I'm leaning toward a HRM without...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-03, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Bikesick

At one time I thought about getting carbon cranks...

At one time I thought about getting carbon cranks for my mtb. THere are better ways to spend your money. ...I ended up with XT hollowtech cranks on that bike and have been very happy. ....The...
09-16-03, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Bikesick

I've been threatening to buy a few of the...

I've been threatening to buy a few of the spinerval vids. ..glad to hear they are good!! Now i might actually take the plunge and make a purchase!!
Cheers:beer:
09-15-03, 11:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,354
Posted By Bikesick

Dough!!! you got me.

Dough!!! you got me.
09-11-03, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Bikesick

I'm tellin' ya. ..just loosen those straps a...

I'm tellin' ya. ..just loosen those straps a little bit! :D
Forum: Commuting
09-11-03, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Bikesick

Of course you do wear eye protection ..right???? ...

Of course you do wear eye protection ..right???? ...Get polarized.

btw: Please stay out of the glare of motorists! You're safer to ride in full darkness with lights than to ride into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-03, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,610
Posted By Bikesick

A year (or so) ago I bought max flight trans-ams...

A year (or so) ago I bought max flight trans-ams for both my road and mtb 'cause I thought it was THE seat for me. This year though, on the road bike, I still had to tilt the seat down in front to...
09-11-03, 10:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,187
Posted By Bikesick

right at 3000 miles on the road bike this year. ...

right at 3000 miles on the road bike this year. ...and not much time (or miles) on the mtb.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-03, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Bikesick

And here is the classic "century" geometry of the...

And here is the classic "century" geometry of the Vortex!!!! Perhaps I am biased because I own one, but this is a great bike.

The top tube is in fact level. It's just the perspective of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-03, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Bikesick

I love this... here is a compact geometry bike....

I love this...
here is a compact geometry bike. And what a bike it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-03, 10:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,474
Posted By Bikesick

That's funny, until recently I was thinking...

That's funny, until recently I was thinking exactly that I didn't want to jinx myself by saying "I've never crashed on the road." Well, I'm not in that club anymore 'cause I had a road bike crash in...
Forum: Recumbent
09-07-03, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Bikesick

Dave, Are you going to give the stock seat a...

Dave,
Are you going to give the stock seat a chance? It might work just fine for you. <shrug>

btw: Looks like a comfy bike.
09-07-03, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By Bikesick

How 'bout ..."None of the above" I buy...

How 'bout ..."None of the above"

I buy cycling products because ....I think they will work well for me. Otherwise I wouldn't buy them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-03, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,679
Posted By Bikesick

Are you aware of (or suspicious of) problems with...

Are you aware of (or suspicious of) problems with velomax wheels??

I recently purchased a campagmolo wheelset. I had looked at the velomax wheels and lusted after the low weight of the ascent...
09-07-03, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,500
Posted By Bikesick

Roadbikereview classifieds. What can I say, I...

Roadbikereview classifieds. What can I say, I wanted more bike than I could afford to buy new.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-03, 09:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,604
Posted By Bikesick

My longest continuous ride was 322k (200 miles). ...

My longest continuous ride was 322k (200 miles). Seattle to Portland (STP) 2002 in one day. That was my big ride for the year. It was good. Ate energy bars, fruit, bagles with peanut butter, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-03, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Bikesick

A friend of mine owns a Specialized computer with...

A friend of mine owns a Specialized computer with altimeter and is very please with it. Accuracy is good, but I don't know the specifications. You might check with Specialized or read the reviews...
08-30-03, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Bikesick

Yes! ...try loosening your shoes a little. It...

Yes! ...try loosening your shoes a little. It worked for me~!:thumbup:
Forum: Touring
08-30-03, 10:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,128
Posted By Bikesick

Inoplanetyanin, Your second route mentioned...

Inoplanetyanin,
Your second route mentioned sounds great! ..going through Oregon, Washington, Idaho, etc...

I'm not a tourer, but have thought that it would be something I'd like to do. What all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-03, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Bikesick

And it's more than smoother shifting, it's also...

And it's more than smoother shifting, it's also dura-bility. I bought a used Litespeed Vortex with full Dura-Ace three years ago. The bike is a '98 model. Anyway, i haven't even made cable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-03, 08:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,646
Posted By Bikesick

So the person at the door wanting to use the...

So the person at the door wanting to use the facilities asks... "are you cloning yourself in there???"
08-24-03, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By Bikesick

Cool! Thanks for the tip khuon. I'll have to...

Cool! Thanks for the tip khuon. I'll have to check it out.:)
Forum: Introductions
08-21-03, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Bikesick

Greetings fellow Washingtonians! I heard...

Greetings fellow Washingtonians!

I heard it rained on the RSVP the second day. Is that true?

Khoun - I did the RAMROD this year. It was THE BEST ride I've ever been on!! Spectacular day,...
08-18-03, 11:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,336
Posted By Bikesick

Freakin' poser "Hardly Dangerous" riders should...

Freakin' poser "Hardly Dangerous" riders should tone down their noisy junk. I'm not happy about their noise and wonder why they aren't ticketed for it.

I don't buy into the argument for...
08-17-03, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By Bikesick

Sweet! Great photos Koffee. I'd love to see a...

Sweet! Great photos Koffee. I'd love to see a race of such quality in person. ...Cool!!
08-17-03, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By Bikesick

Listen to DnvrFox. Yes!! definitely... you...

Listen to DnvrFox. Yes!! definitely... you should get a new bike. :D
08-17-03, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By Bikesick

Nope.

Nope.
08-16-03, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,674
Posted By Bikesick

On your descents, shift into the big ring.

On your descents, shift into the big ring.
08-16-03, 12:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,386
Posted By Bikesick

Two that i ride. Litespeed Vortex on the road,...

Two that i ride. Litespeed Vortex on the road, and Stumpjumper FSR-XC for the trails. i own 4 bikes total.
08-14-03, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Bikesick

Really??? no cure??? No filing the pawl carrier...

Really??? no cure??? No filing the pawl carrier or something to soften the hammering clickage??? ...extra grease won't help? ...nothing?? :(

Sounds like I'm riding a big fishing reel, the...
08-14-03, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Bikesick

I disagree ... my other wheels have Dura-Ace hubs...

I disagree ... my other wheels have Dura-Ace hubs and are nice and quiet. That's why I'm spoiled!! :)
08-14-03, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Bikesick

Ha!! That's exactly what my friends keep telling...

Ha!! That's exactly what my friends keep telling me.. "keep pedaling" ...bastards! ;)
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