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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 07:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,714
Posted By Saint

I ride a "heavy" aluminum CAAD3 frame and fork...

I ride a "heavy" aluminum CAAD3 frame and fork and it isn't really all that bad granted I am used to it. Now if I was in the position to get what I would consider "my last bike" I would go for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By Saint

ROFL - That was funny.

ROFL - That was funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Saint

Check out Cannondale.

Check out Cannondale.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-08, 09:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,577
Posted By Saint

Second that.

Second that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,142
Posted By Saint

Water.

Water.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,395
Posted By Saint

Well overall the engine is simply whats' going to...

Well overall the engine is simply whats' going to get you from point A to point B. The vehicle itself is going to determine how easy or difficult it will be for that engine to accomplish its goal. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Saint

I used to as a child, but since getting married...

I used to as a child, but since getting married and having children, those sort of thrills have been put to the back-burner. That and the driving crowd around here would be more inclined to run me...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 996
Posted By Saint

Twelvethed...

Twelvethed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By Saint

40 miles of hills and wind. Broke my...

40 miles of hills and wind.

Broke my personal downhill speed to now 45.5 mph.

Did all this with a cold, no food including gels and other junk.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,865
Posted By Saint

Kinda looks like a rebranded Giant frame.

Kinda looks like a rebranded Giant frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Saint

You can carry water bottles on your bike?

You can carry water bottles on your bike?
Forum: Foo
07-28-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By Saint

I agree 10x over, it is and has become my...

I agree 10x over, it is and has become my all-time favorite. I thoroughly enjoy this direction with Batman, much more so than the originals... even happier that they are sticking to the same style...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,853,333
Posted By Saint

As a graphic designer and artist I can both agree...

As a graphic designer and artist I can both agree and disagree with you both. In many cases its all about the situation and what you want to say with your choice of color and its usage.

Also...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By Saint

Its a tough call really, you could have new...

Its a tough call really, you could have new tires/tubes and hit a patch of rough ground/glass that'll end your ride just as quick.

Perhaps I am wrong, but I have always gone with the philosophy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By Saint

C-Dale because you'll have the best aluminum...

C-Dale because you'll have the best aluminum frame to ride on.

Still riding on my CAAD3!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Saint

This is actually not a bad idea after all, in...

This is actually not a bad idea after all, in fact I think I may do something similar myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-08, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,853,333
Posted By Saint

I agree, very clean, very sexy.

I agree, very clean, very sexy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By Saint

:) I would have too... most likely would...

:)

I would have too... most likely would have closed the doors behind me. Kind of how I felt when I went into my new LBS and saw the wall of Cervelos lining the walls. You don't appreciate...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Saint

Man.... if they didn't I would be surprised. It...

Man.... if they didn't I would be surprised. It looked like the roof completely squashed the entire truck cab to the ground.
07-23-08, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Saint

I dream about riding only because I can't ride...

I dream about riding only because I can't ride enough as it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-08, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,349
Posted By Saint

Well the Synapse was designed to have more give,...

Well the Synapse was designed to have more give, for more comfort and to absorb vibration better. If you're still interested in a Cannondale, but looking for a stiffer ride, you could check out the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-08, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Saint

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Great Lakes
07-22-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By Saint

Paw Paw, Michigan - Group Ride?

'ello.

New resident of the area here in Michigan and am looking for a local group ride, or possibly one relatively close to Paw Paw. I'm more of a distance rider rather than a sprint rider doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By Saint

I have started commuting as well on my road bike...

I have started commuting as well on my road bike (because I don't have the $$$ for an additional) and after sometime I've gotten used to it. Actually when just riding the road I am off the saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-08, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Saint

Only specs I can help you with is the C2...

Only specs I can help you with is the C2 Seatpost.

27.2 mm
Carbon Wrapped (not full carbon)
Sizes may vary

I picked one up off eBay a month or so ago and works with my old school Cannondale...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Saint

I'll keep that in mind, though my shoes are less...

I'll keep that in mind, though my shoes are less than two months old without that much wear and tear. The cleats are the same since this was my first venture into clipless. In my case I think I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Saint

LBS for all the reasons above. Testing, tuning,...

LBS for all the reasons above. Testing, tuning, local knowledge and getting the right fit out the door.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Saint

Excellent, I wasn't aware that Loctite came in a...

Excellent, I wasn't aware that Loctite came in a removable thread compound as well. I'll give that a try as well.

I believe the bulk of my problem may rely on my shoe using the 3 bolt pattern. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Saint

Nice looking ride, and welcome to the club. I...

Nice looking ride, and welcome to the club. I was fortunate enough to get my hands on an older Cannondale (Sora Equipped) and rode those components to no end. Still riding my Cannondale, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Saint

Cleat/Shoe Problem

On my road shoes, I have Crank Brothers setup and have been happy so far. Lately the screws holding the platform of the cleat in have been loosening up to the point where I have to tighten them...
07-18-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,277
Posted By Saint

Yes, clipless for the first time this year. As I...

Yes, clipless for the first time this year. As I expand to a more road/commuter/winter bike, that too will be clipless.
Forum: Foo
07-17-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By Saint

I am loyal to who I work for, but above all my...

I am loyal to who I work for, but above all my family comes first. If an opportunity arises that better benefits and pay are an option, I will take it to better the quality life for my family, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,485
Posted By Saint

Spicy Korean food... can't remember what I ate...

Spicy Korean food... can't remember what I ate but I remember what came back up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-08, 05:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,290
Posted By Saint

Agree completely. I am more agitated, cranky...

Agree completely.

I am more agitated, cranky and fidgety when I don't get at least 2 rides in a week. Its the ultimate in stress relief for me, and a means for me to stay healthy and to be more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-08, 05:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,692
Posted By Saint

I am no pro-rider nor do I always have the time...

I am no pro-rider nor do I always have the time to make ride longer than 30 miles because of other responsibilities, but I still prefer my lycra shorts everytime I ride.

• Seams are less prominent...
Forum: Foo
07-16-08, 01:17 PM
Forum: Foo
07-16-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 501
Posted By Saint

$4.25 for 87 grade (cheap unleaded) I...

$4.25 for 87 grade (cheap unleaded)

I recently sold my house, moved to the city I work in, and started riding to work.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,457
Posted By Saint

Well then I could finally drink my coffee and...

Well then I could finally drink my coffee and read the newspaper on my way to work!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,751
Posted By Saint

Was going to say the same thing, otherwise alot...

Was going to say the same thing, otherwise alot talk about nothing :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-08, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Saint

1) Carbon forks help reduce vibration and can...

1) Carbon forks help reduce vibration and can make the ride easier. Aluminum forks are stiff and sturdy, but race well for me.

2) I would worry more about the weight than spokes. The less...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-08, 05:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,245
Posted By Saint

Completely agree. Sometime people need to be...

Completely agree. Sometime people need to be reminded or even told what the laws are for not only there safety, but the safety of others. This just happened to be an issue that escalated much...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Saint

I've got a way older Specialized Helmet.......

I've got a way older Specialized Helmet.... comfortable, cool and light.

I'd recommend one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 05:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,072
Posted By Saint

Excellent shots, and thanks for sharing!

Excellent shots, and thanks for sharing!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,205
Posted By Saint

Hey man, when I was a kid and my poor,...

Hey man, when I was a kid and my poor, not-so-wealthy parents wanted to get me a bike..... HUFFY was the bike. Unfortunately there are so many variables that go into deciding which bike is right and...
Forum: Foo
07-07-08, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 930
Posted By Saint

Glad to see nothing more serious happened, as we...

Glad to see nothing more serious happened, as we all know it could of ended up much much worse. If anything this is just another subtle reminder for us all to keep our heads up, and stay alert.
...
07-07-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Saint

I second this and in all honesty is the truth. ...

I second this and in all honesty is the truth. Unless you can wrench your own bike, a LBS is needed at various points from sizing to the "tightening" that is needed a few rides down the line.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,509
Posted By Saint

Exactly and despite the same mentality, I brought...

Exactly and despite the same mentality, I brought one into this world (hopefully for the better, rather than contributing to the social and moral decay in which we revel in).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By Saint

I would believe if you tilted the nose down it...

I would believe if you tilted the nose down it "may" help as it will move more of the pressure off the front. What it will do is apply more weight/pressure to her arms and hands. Tilting it nose up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-08, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Saint

Got long fingers as well... the Sora shifters on...

Got long fingers as well... the Sora shifters on my CD R300 were only accessible from the hoods. Made it difficult having to switch from drops to hoods when quickly shifting.

I just recently...
Forum: Foo
07-07-08, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Saint

I hear you.... had the best biking weather in a...

I hear you.... had the best biking weather in a long time here in Michigan and the wife was sick all weekend. No biking, no fireworks, no grilling, just babysitting. I'd take my son out to the...
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