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Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,650
Posted By fosmith

Yes. I've been hands-on with it. If your...

Yes. I've been hands-on with it. If your battery dies, it's because you can't push a button. A push of a button tells you your battery health on each component. FFS
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By fosmith

Best thing I've seen all day!

Best thing I've seen all day!
09-29-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By fosmith

Sampson hubs

Sampson hubs
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By fosmith

Pretty much any fellow in a big pickup truck with...

Pretty much any fellow in a big pickup truck with a diesel smoke stack and/or train horn is compensating for some sort of sexual disfunction. Button penis? Thumb d**ck? Flaccid noodle erection?
01-20-12, 08:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,095
Posted By fosmith

I've always had positive experiences with...

I've always had positive experiences with Tilford. When I lived in Oklahoma, he used to come down and throttle us in our local mtb races, and was always cool with everyone. I've never gotten the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,612
Posted By fosmith

Weed.

Weed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By fosmith

I just recently got a set. The Joule would have...

I just recently got a set. The Joule would have been extra soI'm using a Bontrager Node computer until I get either the new Joule or a Garmin 500. I've been using the SL+ versions for a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-11, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,434
Posted By fosmith

Dude. No brainer. Support local. Or at least...

Dude. No brainer. Support local. Or at least within your state. The Madone can handle rough roads no problem should you decide to ride on them. Its the MKE drivers you gotta watch out for!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,014
Posted By fosmith

In the past couple of months, all of a sudden,...

In the past couple of months, all of a sudden, we've had drivers yelling at us to ride single file...on completely open roads w/ no oncoming traffic, with plenty of room for them to pass. WTF?? My...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-11, 01:33 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,913
Posted By fosmith

Hmm... ok. I'm wondering if its C-dale's issue...

Hmm... ok. I'm wondering if its C-dale's issue w/ the bore being out of spec? I'm sure that's been addressed in here somewhere, but those bearings should go in rather tightly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,913
Posted By fosmith

Derp.

Derp.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,913
Posted By fosmith

Honestly guys... I don't know what's going on...

Honestly guys... I don't know what's going on with the shops (or yourselves) to dick up the installation on these things. I've installed my share of, and ride with plenty of folks w/BB30, and I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-11, 08:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,815
Posted By fosmith

Wrong. No they don't.

Wrong. No they don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,913
Posted By fosmith

Right ON!!!! B.t.w..... OP, have you...

Right ON!!!!

B.t.w..... OP, have you checked your quick releases to make sure they are tight?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By fosmith

Some old specialized helmet (early 2000's?).

Some old specialized helmet (early 2000's?).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By fosmith

I have Oakley Flak Jackets with prescription...

I have Oakley Flak Jackets with prescription lenses and Transitions. I use them while riding and at work when I have to go into a factory setting. Oakley exceeds safety standards for protective...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,074
Posted By fosmith

"Stack-o-dimes" syndrome. As long as the feller...

"Stack-o-dimes" syndrome. As long as the feller isn't going numb, you'll be fine.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,574
Posted By fosmith

Hopefully the fires will be out by then. :( I...

Hopefully the fires will be out by then. :( I feel bad for my friends back in OK..
08-31-11, 07:34 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,186
Posted By fosmith

Forgot this one too... "Baskets" can either...

Forgot this one too...
"Baskets" can either mean bottle cages or toe clips.
08-30-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,186
Posted By fosmith

"S" = rear derailleur. "515" = SIS or Shimano...

"S" = rear derailleur.
"515" = SIS or Shimano Integrated System
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-11, 05:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,357
Posted By fosmith

Mostly, productions numbers are forecasted using...

Mostly, productions numbers are forecasted using last years sales numbers. They look at what the potential rate of growth is....say 1%, and increase their order 1% over the previous year's order. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,357
Posted By fosmith

Trek Cronus CX is in stock..

Trek Cronus CX is in stock..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-11, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,838
Posted By fosmith

I don't think you really have to take "The Rules"...

I don't think you really have to take "The Rules" literally... I believe they are more of a tongue-in-cheek guidelines on looking cool. BUT, having a 5mm above the stem (on carbon steerers) can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-11, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By fosmith

You should post this over in the Mechanic's...

You should post this over in the Mechanic's forum. You are going to have alot of work to do to get this thing functional.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By fosmith

If your "mechanic" told you that, he's not a...

If your "mechanic" told you that, he's not a mechanic in my book. That kind of stuff should be common knowledge. I'd go somewhere where they knew what the f they were talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By fosmith

pp... try 'nosing up' your saddle. Make sure its...

pp... try 'nosing up' your saddle. Make sure its at least level, then you could try raising the stem a bit. That's cheaper than replacing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By fosmith

If you need an 80mm, your bike may be too big. ...

If you need an 80mm, your bike may be too big. Try a 100mm. 10mm makes a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,618
Posted By fosmith

The 2011 comes with Shimano R553 cranks and...

The 2011 comes with Shimano R553 cranks and outboard BB already.

OP. Have the shop check your pedals. Have them make SURE the threads are greased and that they are tight. Also make sure your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By fosmith

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6090/6053164253_45c...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6090/6053164253_45c2f62be4.jpghttp://farm7.static.flickr.com/6078/6053164313_d613f8b86a.jpg
6.9SSL "Pearl Carbon"
Pretty sweet finish...more like a pearl clearcoat. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-11, 09:01 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,223
Posted By fosmith

I'm sure somone has already pointed this out, but...

I'm sure somone has already pointed this out, but if a person doesn't like the "rolling billboard" concept, there is always a project one option where you can have logos as minimalist as you want. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By fosmith

I have one. Its perfectly fine for whatever you...

I have one. Its perfectly fine for whatever you want to do. Totally up-gradable. For the price, it really rides well, and is plenty stiff.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,053
Posted By fosmith

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,053
Posted By fosmith

http://www.velominati.com/blog/general/look-pro-pa...

http://www.velominati.com/blog/general/look-pro-part-viii-the-phantom-menace/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-11, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,722
Posted By fosmith

I had a Retul done through my job (lucky), and I...

I had a Retul done through my job (lucky), and I was really impressed. I've been riding about 20 years, and pretty much have my fit dialed in, but since I was offered the Retul, I gave it a shot. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-11, 04:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,709
Posted By fosmith

For me, Lizard Skin goes from being awesomely...

For me, Lizard Skin goes from being awesomely grippy w/ dry hands, but becomes a slippery pain in the ass when my hands get sweaty. I had to start wearing gloves. As soon as I feel I've gotten my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 184,091
Posted By fosmith

http://vimeo.com/24842332 Wed nite "Doc...

http://vimeo.com/24842332

Wed nite "Doc Ride". Dousman WI

I didn't film it, but I'm in there.
07-27-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,340,989
Posted By fosmith

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6140/5981022577_d40...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6140/5981022577_d40f0e200d.jpghttp://farm6.static.flickr.com/5025/5828785818_68245a2a43.jpg
I have two.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,970
Posted By fosmith

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3465/5828807068_082...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3465/5828807068_0820f0d71f_z.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-11, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,012
Posted By fosmith

68mm, English Thread. This should be all the...

68mm, English Thread. This should be all the info you need to get the proper BB for that frame. If you walk into a shop, and they can't figure it out from that info, walk out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By fosmith

Think "forward/back" instead of...

Think "forward/back" instead of "up/down".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,963
Posted By fosmith

Oh no. This. ...

Oh no. This.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRKajY5GlyI
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,963
Posted By fosmith

;) Not sure what you perceive as "whiny". I...

;)

Not sure what you perceive as "whiny". I just poke fun at tryhards any time. They make it too easy. I mean, bicycling is inherently dorky, and if the dorks see someone as being dorky then...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,963
Posted By fosmith

Ok, what's YOUR point?

Ok, what's YOUR point?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,963
Posted By fosmith

Dogs and cats don't ride bikes.

Dogs and cats don't ride bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,963
Posted By fosmith

HA! Yeah, but tri-hards violate pretty much...

HA! Yeah, but tri-hards violate pretty much every other rule on record.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,963
Posted By fosmith

Rule 42. Tri-tards. Nuff said.

Rule 42.

Tri-tards. Nuff said.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,520
Posted By fosmith

What this guy said. If you are having a problem...

What this guy said. If you are having a problem with the head sticking, pull it apart, smear some grease in there, put it back together, install the saddle, tighten to spec. I have this style...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-11, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By fosmith

Right. I've never been able to tell the...

Right. I've never been able to tell the difference...I ride slower in cold weather because...it sucks. Faster in warm because it rocks..and I'm more fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By fosmith

There's a reason why the hour record is attempted...

There's a reason why the hour record is attempted at high altitude.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,083
Posted By fosmith

Hey, another potentially simple fix for a nagging...

Hey, another potentially simple fix for a nagging click/creak is to remove the derailleur hanger and grease the interface w/ the frame. Its happened on my bike a couple of times. Worth the try.
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