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03-16-15, 06:45 PM
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Posted By sstang13

The only writing on my crankset/BB (what I'm...

The only writing on my crankset/BB (what I'm interested in now) is "Shimano 50-F" on the big ring, and "BC 1.37x24 ROAD" on my BB. I just need to connect the dots it seems. It's mainly the BB stuff...
03-16-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By sstang13

Sorry, just looking for resources of any kind...

Sorry, just looking for resources of any kind that I can learn about the parts of my bike. I've been on sheldonbrown and read a ton, but it is still confusing to me.
03-16-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By sstang13

In need of some assistance..

Sorry to annoy all of you will what is probably a very annoying question, but, I need someone to guide me towards something in which I can learn about all bikes parts. I'm relatively new to this...
03-12-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,464
Posted By sstang13

I know this doesn't really count, but it is a...

I know this doesn't really count, but it is a pretty cool (and enjoyable to watch) win nonetheless. Jan Bakelants in stage 2 of TdF 2013.
https://youtu.be/niDVHGY9hYA

And the power data for those...
Replies: 284
Views: 22,020
Posted By sstang13

Request for 2 tickets to the Pan Am games medal...

Request for 2 tickets to the Pan Am games medal session of the omnium and sprint have been confirmed :D Now all I need to do is find a clever way to surprise my dad with the news at Christmas...
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Views: 22,020
Posted By sstang13

Thanks for the link! Friday definitely looks like...

Thanks for the link! Friday definitely looks like the most rounded and exciting day. I'll probably go for that too, thanks :)



Pricing goes by the 'quality' of the seat that's offered, meant by...
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Views: 22,020
Posted By sstang13

Would anyone happen to know how to get tickets to...

Would anyone happen to know how to get tickets to a medal round/day of my choice? I've looked at the ticket requesting and would like to purchase tickets to see the medal rounds (finals) preferably...
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Views: 22,020
Posted By sstang13

That is great. Hopefully I'll be able to ride it...

That is great. Hopefully I'll be able to ride it during the test event as I signed up to be a volunteer but my application is still "under review"..
Forum: Triathlon
06-02-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By sstang13

Thanks, I've thought about it but I don't think I...

Thanks, I've thought about it but I don't think I have the commitment for something like this. Plus when it comes to cycling and swimming, natural talent just hasn't really shown to be true for me,...
Forum: Triathlon
05-30-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By sstang13

That's awesome, congratulations! I don't...

That's awesome, congratulations!

I don't really see myself right now doing an ironman but we'll see how things go. I might do a sprint tri in a month's time with my friends, it would be optimal...
Forum: Triathlon
05-30-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By sstang13

Thanks and hahaha, now that I've done a...

Thanks and hahaha, now that I've done a triathlon, albeit a very small one, I only now realize just how crazy an ironman actually is... maybe in the next life :)
Forum: Triathlon
05-29-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By sstang13

First Triathlon: Success!

I competed in my first triathlon today for my school; I had barely trained at all for it but I have a good competitive cycling background and decent running as well, swimming OTOH is terrible.. This...
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Posted By sstang13

True, then again, I guess hockey over in Europe...

True, then again, I guess hockey over in Europe will never really be as big as it is here. I'm not really complaining to much either though because with the few velodromes we have here, its nice to...
Replies: 284
Views: 22,020
Posted By sstang13

Thanks, that makes sense. You won't be able to...

Thanks, that makes sense. You won't be able to ride the track at all then since you moved? That would kind of suck.



Ya cycling isn't the most popular sport around here but I think it's on the...
Replies: 284
Views: 22,020
Posted By sstang13

Do you know if any track skills from the FCV...

Do you know if any track skills from the FCV carry over to this velodrome? I got my track 2 there in 2013/14 winter but will likely try the track again once this is built.. I am only ~30min away :)
05-04-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,057
Posted By sstang13

That's what I was getting at when I said take it...

That's what I was getting at when I said take it fwiw. I didn't realize though that everyone was so uninterested in things other than cycling :S
05-03-14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,057
Posted By sstang13

Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

David Epstein: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? | Talk Video | TED.com (http://www.ted.com/talks/david_epstein_are_athletes_really_getting_faster_better_stronger)

This is an...
04-06-14, 09:13 PM
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Posted By sstang13

Went out for about 2 hours, amazing day for...

Went out for about 2 hours, amazing day for riding. Me and my dad were accompanied by a lone rider from our local group which was cool, rode with him for about an hour.
rbart4506 Speedriver had the...
04-06-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,159
Posted By sstang13

I agree with CDR. Check out the "Behind THE...

I agree with CDR. Check out the "Behind THE Barriers" videos on youtube, it's about a cyclocross rider, but its like an on going vlog about his life, inside and out of racing. Leaves out most of the...
03-31-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,169,987
Posted By sstang13

Thanks everyone, I'll give the back sometime. ...

Thanks everyone, I'll give the back sometime.

rbart - It's nice to see you met the speed river guys, they are a great group. The NC riding looked tough! And yes the roads are already bad, but I...
03-30-14, 09:14 PM
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Posted By sstang13

Got onto the bike for the first time since August...

Got onto the bike for the first time since August of last year. The ride was fine, but cold!! Damn winter. It's been great not having to look/think about the bike. I really, really needed that rest....
01-25-14, 10:11 AM
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Posted By sstang13

It was -30 celcius without wind chill here the...

It was -30 celcius without wind chill here the other day (still is freezing..) and while driving I saw a guy riding his bike. I don't know if he was commuting or sick of the indoor trainer but he's...
01-08-14, 10:36 AM
01-06-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 191
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Posted By sstang13

That's mostly why I quit this, when it becomes a...

That's mostly why I quit this, when it becomes a need/job/chore, I'm done.



And I agree with what you're saying. My biology teacher a couple months ago pointed out something to my class that...
01-06-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,253
Posted By sstang13

Ask yourself "what's the worst possible situation...

Ask yourself "what's the worst possible situation that can happen?" Then follow your heart.

Edit: Are we not also part of 'generation screwed'? A college degree doesn't garuntee you anything more...
12-23-13, 09:15 PM
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Posted By sstang13

Time to search for a wingman :thumb:

Time to search for a wingman :thumb:
12-22-13, 08:45 PM
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Posted By sstang13

LOL, yes, this is what it's like in Ontario......

LOL, yes, this is what it's like in Ontario... Canada. Place is literally a sheet of ice.
12-22-13, 06:29 PM
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Posted By sstang13

Just shovelled a bunch of ice, there was a huge...

Just shovelled a bunch of ice, there was a huge ice storm here in ontario. 250, 000 people in Toronto might not get power back until Christmas.
12-20-13, 08:42 PM
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Posted By sstang13

I like this. Might be a little late but the...

I like this.

Might be a little late but the worst weather I've been in has been ~0 degrees with some snow on the ground and hail. Had moments of pure quietness with just the sound of my tires on...
12-17-13, 06:06 PM
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Posted By sstang13

Maybe you are the local legend :rolleyes:

Maybe you are the local legend :rolleyes:
11-30-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By sstang13

Good idea, thanks a lot I'll give it a try!

Good idea, thanks a lot I'll give it a try!
11-29-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By sstang13

I seen a lot about taking a break from all...

I seen a lot about taking a break from all shoulder and bench exercises to give the rotator cuffs a rest as well as strengthening the scapular adductors, so for the past 2 weeks I've done a bit of...
11-27-13, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By sstang13

Thanks, I'll look into that book, and I do have a...

Thanks, I'll look into that book, and I do have a foam roller, and does rolling out the IT band help with the upper body? I foam rolled my legs this morning (including IT band (: ). Also I got...
11-26-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By sstang13

Okay, thanks for the advice.

Okay, thanks for the advice.
11-26-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By sstang13

Thanks for the input guys, I don't go to a...

Thanks for the input guys, I don't go to a commercial gym with trainers in it, I go to the one at my high school but I'll ask some trustworthy friends/teachers to aid my form, I think I have good...
11-26-13, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By sstang13

You think that's the case? Good point and well...

You think that's the case? Good point and well put, but I havn't biked since mid August. And for example when I'm in the gym: One week I was doing flat barbell bench press and did 115lbs for 4 sets...
11-25-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By sstang13

Cycling imbalances and corrective exercises?

Hey everyone, I haven't been on a bike for a long while but after 2 years of cycling without a week off the burnout effect has seem to have taken its toll.. I am now completely riddled with a slu of...
11-03-13, 09:30 PM
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Views: 1,169,987
Posted By sstang13

Just checking in on everyone. I havn't rode my...

Just checking in on everyone. I havn't rode my bike since August. I've been quite a bit happier since then though :)
08-02-13, 04:46 PM
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Posted By sstang13

I tried using the stuff on photobucket, it got a...

I tried using the stuff on photobucket, it got a little better but not to good still. I know there's some good/smart photographers on here, just seeing if anyone can help.
08-02-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,224,403
Posted By sstang13

Is anyone good at making small pictures bigger...

Is anyone good at making small pictures bigger and less blurry?
07-30-13, 03:09 PM
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Views: 1,224,403
Posted By sstang13

I found this pretty cool ...

I found this pretty cool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsIOoXG_gmo
07-28-13, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 149,715
Posted By sstang13

Provincial Road Race - 96km - 12 laps - 3km climb...

Provincial Road Race - 96km - 12 laps - 3km climb @ 5.5%

This time was with Juniors and cadets instead of the usual E3.

Riders included: National TT/crit champ - 3+ other nationals riders...
07-27-13, 03:29 PM
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Views: 1,169,987
Posted By sstang13

But rkwaki loves buffets!

But rkwaki loves buffets!
07-27-13, 02:36 PM
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Views: 1,169,987
Posted By sstang13

be careful, rkwaki eats a lot for dinner..

be careful, rkwaki eats a lot for dinner..
07-26-13, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,169,987
Posted By sstang13

Exactly what I was going to say.. My left...

Exactly what I was going to say..

My left hamstring has been pulled since Saturday, it was just starting to heal yesterday but I went on the Thursday hammer fest anyway because I'm an idiot. Good...
07-26-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,329
Posted By sstang13

Ya I'm probably better at other parts of cycling....

Ya I'm probably better at other parts of cycling. Cross looks like a ton of fun, and I like the no dropping thing they have, it just gets spread out so quickly it's like everyone's racing their own...
07-23-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,329
Posted By sstang13

I think a lot of it has to do with my dad as well...

I think a lot of it has to do with my dad as well though. I was just gaining a bit of confidence this past week but then when my dad talks to me about the race he just talks about everything that...
07-23-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,169,987
Posted By sstang13

My legs have been feeling absolutely trashed all...

My legs have been feeling absolutely trashed all week. Skipped hammer fest today, which was a good idea as it was windy as **** here! I've never worked so hard to go 15 km/h.. Hopefully I can have...
07-23-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,329
Posted By sstang13

Yes I know what you're saying here, and I...

Yes I know what you're saying here, and I especially know that I'm not going to turn pro. I'm just saying its just the thought that I always have in my mind of how great that would be. And its hard...
07-23-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,871
Posted By sstang13

Alright thanks guys. I changed the pulleys today...

Alright thanks guys. I changed the pulleys today and it works fine now. I also wiped all the excess lube off my chain, and luckily I never put any on the cassette in the first place.
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