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Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-05, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By Crispin

My caad8 frame (cannondale R900 europe) with...

My caad8 frame (cannondale R900 europe) with pretty heavy Veloce groupset, Ksyrium Elite wheels, and heavy cheap tires weighs 8.5 kilo (17 pounds). It's a 60 cm. That tells something about the weight...
12-16-04, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Crispin

With health issues I meant he had to quit on...

With health issues I meant he had to quit on doctors advice, that was a long time after he was found positive on doping.
12-15-04, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Crispin

Gert-Jan Theunisse wrote a book to. I don't know...

Gert-Jan Theunisse wrote a book to. I don't know if it's available in english, but it's a great book. He had to quit cycling because he had health issues, he became mountainbike trainer for Bart...
12-15-04, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Crispin

You mean Lampre? That's an Italian team.

You mean Lampre? That's an Italian team.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-04, 04:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,304
Posted By Crispin

Seaco rides the Cannondale Caad8 next to the Six13

Seaco rides the Cannondale Caad8 next to the Six13
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-04, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Crispin

I don't know what you're used to, but the omega's...

I don't know what you're used to, but the omega's are good enough for me and better than the campa brakes on my 15-year old bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-04, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,862,672
Posted By Crispin

Why in the name of God would a company produce...

Why in the name of God would a company produce such ugly bar type?
12-08-04, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Crispin

He won the pric: 'Flandrien 2004' in Belgium....

He won the pric: 'Flandrien 2004' in Belgium. Lance Armstrong and Poalo Bettini were the other nominees. He has won (I thought) almost 30 races in 2004. So not a big, but a really big talent.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-04, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Crispin

I think (read: hope) the fitting i got is decent....

I think (read: hope) the fitting i got is decent. It's called Bioracer (www.bioracer.com and www.bikefitting.com) , he measured inseam, arm lenght, height, trunklenght and foot size. They also ask...
12-03-04, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,212
Posted By Crispin

I hope he will ride a full season with all the...

I hope he will ride a full season with all the (major) classics, and than the Giro or the Tour. So he can feel how it is to be a professional cyclist.
11-29-04, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Crispin

Shimano is the new sponsor of the former Dutch...

Shimano is the new sponsor of the former Dutch Bankgiro-loterij team. It's not in the pro-tour but in the continental-class. The team has 8! Japanese riders and 8 dutch. I wonder if they are any good.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-04, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,289
Posted By Crispin

I heard they're not that good. The T/mobile team...

I heard they're not that good. The T/mobile team had comments ont eh Dura/ace wheels they used: not stiff enough. And the 550 are the cheap version of the Dura/Ace. I think the Mavic Cosmos are a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-04, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,424
Posted By Crispin

I'm jealous, I prey everyday hills will appear...

I'm jealous, I prey everyday hills will appear around here. The only way to go up are bridges here.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-04, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Crispin

I ordered a cannondale r900 that comes stock with...

I ordered a cannondale r900 that comes stock with the Parade wheels, I upgraded them to Elite's.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-04, 07:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,304
Posted By Crispin

I ordered a caad8 with veloce and Ksyrium elite...

I ordered a caad8 with veloce and Ksyrium elite wheelset, probably arriving this week. I'm now riding a steel frame, but notice it's not very stiff and pretty heavy. Acceleration and climbing are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-04, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By Crispin

I think it's most of the time just the opposite,...

I think it's most of the time just the opposite, I often see old guy's with the better material, and young guys with old or low end bikes.
11-13-04, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Crispin

Check the Giant site, they have a kids model now....

Check the Giant site, they have a kids model now. One with 26 inch wheels and one with 24 inch.
11-12-04, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,706
Posted By Crispin

Yeah, the people of my country ride in campers to...

Yeah, the people of my country ride in campers to Alpe d'Huez a couple days before the peleton arrives there. They just start drinking, barbecueing and partying. Just check out all the orange people...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-04, 07:07 AM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,862,672
Posted By Crispin

That 2200 has a really nice paintjob, much better...

That 2200 has a really nice paintjob, much better than the 2004 and 2005 Trek
models
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-04, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,862,672
Posted By Crispin

Very nice, only all white or black bar tape would...

Very nice, only all white or black bar tape would be even nicer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-04, 08:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 41,770
Posted By Crispin

I'm Dutch, and Target sucks

I'm Dutch, and Target sucks
10-30-04, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Crispin

Try to search at the Belgian names:...

Try to search at the Belgian names: Luik-Bastenaken-Luik, Ronde van Vlaanderen, Gent Wevelgem, De Waalse Pijl
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-04, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,151
Posted By Crispin

Chorus 2004 = Record 2003. That's why Record 2004...

Chorus 2004 = Record 2003. That's why Record 2004 is a leugue of it's own (except for the crank). But you could always go for a FSA crank for example.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-04, 08:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,270
Posted By Crispin

Also watch out how the size is measured. A...

Also watch out how the size is measured. A Cannondale is measured c-t, but from center BB till top of head tube (not till absolut top!) so a 60 cm. becomes a 63 cm than. De Rosa is another example,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-04, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Crispin

QUOTE: stems are cheap I wouldn't say that

QUOTE: stems are cheap

I wouldn't say that
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-04, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,490
Posted By Crispin

I like my spezi Comp Carbon shoes, but I have no...

I like my spezi Comp Carbon shoes, but I have no other experience
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-04, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Crispin

The Six13 is heavier than the CAAD7. And... have...

The Six13 is heavier than the CAAD7. And... have you seen Cunego's bike, red with silver decals, this is the CAAD8. Cannondale's new aluminium frame which is 30 grams lichter then the CAAD7. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-04, 03:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,270
Posted By Crispin

What about me? I have a 38 inch (=96.7 cm)...

What about me? I have a 38 inch (=96.7 cm) inseam. My height is 1.89 m. I don't know what that is in foot.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-04, 02:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By Crispin

Get Zipps or Campa Bora's

Get Zipps or Campa Bora's
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-04, 02:32 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,224
Posted By Crispin

Very beatiful that carbon showing off. Just like...

Very beatiful that carbon showing off. Just like the six13.
10-16-04, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By Crispin

I feel sorry for Boogerd, he was second in...

I feel sorry for Boogerd, he was second in Luik-Bastenaken-Luik, De Waalse Pijl and The Amstel Gold race in spring and now again second in Giro Lombardije
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-04, 02:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,023
Posted By Crispin

One of the "not-ugly" paintjobs of trek 2005....

One of the "not-ugly" paintjobs of trek 2005. Nice one!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-04, 04:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,317
Posted By Crispin

Last: Shimano ultegra pedals, Fizik Arione and...

Last: Shimano ultegra pedals, Fizik Arione and Specialized Comp road shoes

Next: Cannondale R900 2005 with Ksyrium Elite 2005 Silver wheelset, will be mine within 2 weeks
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 11:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,575
Posted By Crispin

Trek owns Klein and Lemond, owning doesn't have...

Trek owns Klein and Lemond, owning doesn't have to mean a change of quality or other charistaristics of Klein
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 04:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,575
Posted By Crispin

Frames made in Taiwan and China can be just as...

Frames made in Taiwan and China can be just as good as an american or Italian made frame. But look out what you buy, they can be a lot worse to... Just do research on the frame, you'll find out Giant...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-04, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Crispin

Nice bike, but you should put all black tires on...

Nice bike, but you should put all black tires on them
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-04, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By Crispin

Centaur is a very nice group, I think it looks...

Centaur is a very nice group, I think it looks much better than shimano without the shifting cables coming out. I suggest to get used to the Campa shifting, it works just as good as ultegra. A pro...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-04, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Crispin

I thought the Elite's are great, I have no...

I thought the Elite's are great, I have no experience with them. But on roadbikereview.com everyone likes them. I hope they are good, cause I recently ordered a bike with them. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Crispin

Because the pros know the danger of overtraining....

Because the pros know the danger of overtraining. And if you ride hard one day, you can rest and do nothing the next day, but you could also ride slow the next day. This appears to be better, but is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-04, 04:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,318
Posted By Crispin

If you want ultegra anyway, I suggest you save...

If you want ultegra anyway, I suggest you save your money untill you can afford the 1500 with full ultegra. If you buy the 1000 or 1200 now and upgrade later, the 1000 + ultegra upgrade will be a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-04, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,599
Posted By Crispin

If you don't live in a extremely hilly area, you...

If you don't live in a extremely hilly area, you won't need a triple. I started out with a double 6-speed (6 cogs) 15 year old bike. And that was enough, even on a hilly ride. I will soon get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-04, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Crispin

Pinarello's have a relativly short toptube

Pinarello's have a relativly short toptube
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-04, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Crispin

Thanks for the reactions. I yesterday 'ordered'...

Thanks for the reactions. I yesterday 'ordered' the R900 (with an upgrade of Ksyrium Elite 2005 silver wheels), it will be in around the end of october (damn). I choose the silver because they look...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-04, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Crispin

In Europe is sells for euro 1.999. I've read...

In Europe is sells for euro 1.999. I've read reviews on that wheels, they seem to be very strong, but a set weighs around 1800 grams. In the Netherlands they sell for 450 euro, that is a lot of money...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-04, 03:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Crispin

I was concidering the R900, but questioned the...

I was concidering the R900, but questioned the performance of the veloce components. But hearing from the replies, veloce for shifting should be fine. The bottem bracket and crank are FSA and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-04, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Crispin

That's nice to hear. I have no experience with...

That's nice to hear.
I have no experience with the the modern shifting, but in the store I like the feel on the Campa shifters better than on te shimano. And Campa looks better without that cable...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-04, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Crispin

Campagnolo Veloce

Im looking for a new bike and have my eye on the Cannondale '05 R900. It sells for 1999 euro in the Netherlands. http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/05/ce/model-5RR9D.html

I really like the paintjob...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-04, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,364
Posted By Crispin

Chorus 2004 is an almost exact copy of Record 2003

Chorus 2004 is an almost exact copy of Record 2003
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-04, 10:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,119
Posted By Crispin

The Netherlands are completely flat, but in the...

The Netherlands are completely flat, but in the south is a little area with many short but very steep hills. The place where the Amstel Gold Race is ridden. That area is about 60 km from my city, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-04, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Crispin

I don't thinks Felt is available in the...

I don't thinks Felt is available in the Netherlands.

Anyway, I'm planning on buying the R700. I only want to upgrade the wheels to Ksyrium Elite or Campagnolo Zonda. I like the looks of the...
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