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04-08-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9,286
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Posted By carbonjockey

It might just be our conference, but collegiate...

It might just be our conference, but collegiate upgrades really don't seem to matter as much as cat 3,4,5, etc. I would think that your team would be motivated by a freshman doing well rather than...
03-31-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By carbonjockey

After being on the ordering side of the equation...

After being on the ordering side of the equation for our team, I can relate all too well. I had a fit kit party at my house, but after the sizes were taken and submitted, my role was over. Despite...
03-04-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,088
Posted By carbonjockey

Not married here, but the girlfriend is a...

Not married here, but the girlfriend is a triathlete more-or-less turned roadie. I find this to be a dangerous situation, as she hardly ever so much as rolls her eyes when i pick up this or that...
03-04-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9,286
Views: 3,567,722
Posted By carbonjockey

they have USAC rules for Roller races? is there a...

they have USAC rules for Roller races? is there a collegiate championship for said events?
03-04-11, 01:47 PM
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Posted By carbonjockey

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/189...

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/189837_10100233000417191_10058438_58180117_1856036_n.jpg
sorry for the link fail, let me try this again:

Suffering in its true form. raced...
02-28-11, 12:42 PM
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Views: 3,567,722
Posted By carbonjockey

broken link :/ ..... edited

broken link :/ ..... edited
02-21-11, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,280,537
Posted By carbonjockey

sounds like he did....

sounds like he did....
01-30-11, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,280,537
Posted By carbonjockey

you should give that to a certain bike less...

you should give that to a certain bike less college student in your greater metro area...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By carbonjockey

Every experience I have had with SRAM has been...

Every experience I have had with SRAM has been fantastic. As a mechanic, I have had no problems communicating with SRAM regarding any warranty issues, and they have more than made up for any...
10-19-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By carbonjockey

DAMN! i moved to az from herndon 4 years ago. I...

DAMN! i moved to az from herndon 4 years ago. I miss riding the W0&D, although it would probably drive me nuts when its busy. I particularly miss that great harvest. we have one out here, but i liked...
10-10-10, 03:29 PM
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Posted By carbonjockey

just past the finish of a very technical crit,...

just past the finish of a very technical crit, which I raced seemingly lacking any tactical prowess :/ I made 3 or 4 runs off the front, but knew i had no legs for it and needed a guy to come with...
09-22-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,964
Posted By carbonjockey

this is weird, but anybody driving from airport...

this is weird, but anybody driving from airport tomorrow who i could bum a ride off, or someone flyng in around 9am who would be willling to split a cab? All my people there are staying for the...
09-14-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,964
Posted By carbonjockey

im going in 2010 in the next couple weeks. havnt...

im going in 2010 in the next couple weeks. havnt planned for interbike 2011 yet
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,682
Posted By carbonjockey

you should check out the tribe multisport ride on...

you should check out the tribe multisport ride on thursday nights. leaves from the shop on the NE corner of Miller and Indian school in scottsdale. ride time: 7:10
04-28-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,297
Posted By carbonjockey

just do both! Im out at Arizona state, and most...

just do both! Im out at Arizona state, and most of the guys who are going to be racing for us this next season are from different clubs. It should be kinda fun racing with guys you race against in...
09-06-09, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By carbonjockey

ive tried the dingle, and its really just kinda a...

ive tried the dingle, and its really just kinda a gimmick. its kind neat, but you still have to unbolt your wheel and slide it over. granted it is easier than flippin the whole wheel, but ive never...
08-19-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By carbonjockey

just bring a lock and make it appear to be...

just bring a lock and make it appear to be secure. it will only get stolen if its not locked ie, no one is goign to come with an angle grinder and cut your lock or steal your wheelset. it probalby...
08-17-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,907
Posted By carbonjockey

this is the epitome of a bf thread. dont hate on...

this is the epitome of a bf thread. dont hate on this guy for how he sets up his brake since that is not the function it was designed for in the first place. its an inline brake lever designed to be...
08-13-09, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By carbonjockey

fair enough, this is true

fair enough, this is true
08-12-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By carbonjockey

id drop the money on a f85 or f75 if you can...

id drop the money on a f85 or f75 if you can boot. they have some killer deals right now clearing out the felts. you will want at least 105 level components on it, but those components willl save you...
08-12-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By carbonjockey

thats one city its definitley faster to ride a...

thats one city its definitley faster to ride a bike. but i do love bangkok. for all the dirtiness, i love to see the hustle and bustle of everything- granted, i was staying in a pretty nice hotel...
Forum: Triathlon
07-05-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By carbonjockey

i always go clipless. it saves soo much time....

i always go clipless. it saves soo much time. not only more power/efficiency, but transition time. the best way is to put tri shoes clipped in to your bike with the strap(s) allt he way loose. run...
05-20-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By carbonjockey

^...no

^...no
05-03-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By carbonjockey

i ride a 23 gatorskin on the front since its...

i ride a 23 gatorskin on the front since its pretty bomb proof, but i ride cheap 28's on the back. i can justify the cost since teh front doesnt get torn up to much and thus lasts much longer, but...
04-26-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,563
Posted By carbonjockey

its basically felts response to the latest...

its basically felts response to the latest freestyle barspinnalbe fixed gear ****, competing with the likes of the swobo sanchez and such. its a decent steel frame, and although its all color...
04-25-09, 02:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,852
Posted By carbonjockey

i got an 09 orbea onix in august (with rival!)...

i got an 09 orbea onix in august (with rival!) and a felt gridlock frameset built up with misc parts in february, and since gettin the felt, i have put maybe 600 miles on the 'bea. in fact my orbea...
04-25-09, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,923
Posted By carbonjockey

i know a few guys who ride those (two posts ago)....

i know a few guys who ride those (two posts ago). i ride look clipless, but it is nice to slap some toe straps and cages on for commuting to school/grocery store, and alleycats with lotsa stops and...
04-25-09, 12:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,852
Posted By carbonjockey

i think that many of us came from a road bike...

i think that many of us came from a road bike background, and hence may have other bikes. I had a tri bike and a couple road bikes before i got a fixed gear. on the other hand, a lot of the guys my...
04-21-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By carbonjockey

i saw a cycling cap patterened off Boston redsox...

i saw a cycling cap patterened off Boston redsox cap... traditional cycling cap, but the front panel was white with the sox logo, and the rest was the dark blue. i think it was on trackosaurusrex
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By carbonjockey

im a wrench at javelina cycles on the sw corner...

im a wrench at javelina cycles on the sw corner of 48th and chandler. other than wknd rides, i tend to really on rely on a few miles commuting around a day. we are starting tues/thurs rides from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By carbonjockey

im just hoping to do somo a bunch. unfortunately...

im just hoping to do somo a bunch. unfortunately i was plannin on doing some longer rides/ tris before but this spring is gettin hectic
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By carbonjockey

haha im off 25th and thunderhill.

haha im off 25th and thunderhill.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By carbonjockey

where in phx are you/ what team?

where in phx are you/ what team?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By carbonjockey

Ride the rockies

Roll call. I'll be flyin in from phx and meeting my uncle from cleveland there. another mechanic at my shop is also riding.
04-10-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 978,962
Posted By carbonjockey

thats a cool set up, but (a) whats up with the...

thats a cool set up, but (a) whats up with the bar angle, and (b) why that frame? there are a plethora of carbon track frames to choose from, why go tri? that said im sure you'll love it
02-26-09, 10:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,368
Posted By carbonjockey

i rock gatorskins up front, since they have...

i rock gatorskins up front, since they have excellent flat protection, and are still fairly quick tires (23's). ride 28s in the back currently, so takes a while to wear them down, and skid less. i...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By carbonjockey

do the some riding up in paradise valley around...

do the some riding up in paradise valley around camelback. that and somo- south mountain is about 6 miles to the top, with the last qtr mile shooting pretty steep. if you do a couple reps of it, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By carbonjockey

haha thats just boonen!

haha thats just boonen!
02-14-09, 08:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,648
Posted By carbonjockey

anybody know where pics might be posted? i know...

anybody know where pics might be posted? i know masonibas.com tends to have az cycling photos, just curious where else.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,066
Posted By carbonjockey

i have an 09 onix, came from an old cannondale...

i have an 09 onix, came from an old cannondale r900. onix is still snappy, but hella smoother. threw some sram rival on there and its the jam! i work at a shop, and have ridden both enough to know,...
02-03-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By carbonjockey

i think it is actually bro-am, or bro-mmm... idk ...

i think it is actually bro-am, or bro-mmm... idk
it is similar in geo to a swobo sanchez or the like
02-02-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By carbonjockey

post yer felts/ felt input thread

I am about to pull the trigger on a felt frameset... the gridlock (basically the curbside/dispatch, just comes in black or white as opposed to the stock colors). they also just came out with the...
01-28-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,335
Posted By carbonjockey

it is a noticeable difference, and it will ****...

it is a noticeable difference, and it will **** with your seat height too. I run 172.5s on my roadie, and when i tried 165s on my fixed gear, i can take pretty much any corner at full speed, but get...
01-25-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By carbonjockey

probably rounded out the square taper on the...

probably rounded out the square taper on the crank arm itself,as mentioned in first response. the bb axle should be fine since they are pretty solid, but if it is rounded at all, replace it.
01-25-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By carbonjockey

yeah- sell it for like 100 or so and get a cheapo...

yeah- sell it for like 100 or so and get a cheapo fixie like the fuji track or something
01-17-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By carbonjockey

off topic- how is the cycling scene in raleigh? I...

off topic- how is the cycling scene in raleigh? I currently live in phx, but am looking at going to school at NCstate next fall. can anyone PM me with info about clubs, shops, etc. Ill be back east...
01-16-09, 12:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By carbonjockey

the interesting thing is that i do give discounts...

the interesting thing is that i do give discounts to ppl who frequent and support our shop, but they tend to not expect anything in return. its the guy who buys two tubes and a $20 tune up who wants...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,818
Posted By carbonjockey

i ride fixed with a messenger bag, often wear a...

i ride fixed with a messenger bag, often wear a plaid shirt, and have several cycling caps. I have been known to roll up one or both pant legs seeing as how i prefer not to break my ankles. I am 18...
01-11-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,948
Posted By carbonjockey

for that price just get a fuji track

for that price just get a fuji track
01-07-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By carbonjockey

I have a timbuk2 and i love it (plus you cant...

I have a timbuk2 and i love it (plus you cant beat the price on chainlove), but ive been eyeing some chrome bags lately. they have really cool messenger packs, that fit like normal bags as opposed to...
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