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01-04-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,968
Posted By jrowe

Well congrats again. I'm so happy for you two....

Well congrats again. I'm so happy for you two. Give us a ring next time you're in DC. Same goes for anyone else from Chicago/NY/SF/Boston/etc ... I haven't been very good about staying in touch, and...
01-04-08, 10:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,968
Posted By jrowe

Hey bro. You need to get back down to DC... ...

Hey bro. You need to get back down to DC...

Julie--you gonna have a great big bikey wedding?
01-04-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,968
Posted By jrowe

of course it was. They met at the *BF* Meat N'...

of course it was. They met at the *BF* Meat N' Greet
01-04-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,968
Posted By jrowe

Congrats you two! That's wonderful news. ...

Congrats you two! That's wonderful news.



Tiffany and I are getting married in June, if you mean us :)
12-16-06, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,352
Posted By jrowe

I think that's the same frame, my friend. That...

I think that's the same frame, my friend. That cycling club has a club paint job, just like tons of cycling clubs. Perhaps it has different components. The vast bulk of a bike's weight comes from the...
12-16-06, 02:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,352
Posted By jrowe

That wasn't me saying they were different. :) ...

That wasn't me saying they were different. :) They're clearly the same frame, unless someone disputes "CAAD5 Optimo == CAAD5 Optimo". On Cannondale's site they even say,
"Rooted in track racing,...
12-16-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,352
Posted By jrowe

MT has Optimo frame. It says "Optimo" in big...

MT has Optimo frame. It says "Optimo" in big letters on the seat tube.
12-16-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,352
Posted By jrowe

I have one. It was an '04 frame. I've seen two...

I have one. It was an '04 frame. I've seen two others in the last two years. I doubt you can still get one. Mine's a blast to ride. I mostly ride it in the rain and snow.

A word of warning for...
12-12-06, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By jrowe

http://www.campagnolo.com/pics/PISTA-Groupset.jpg...

http://www.campagnolo.com/pics/PISTA-Groupset.jpg
This is the current Pista groupset, but the hubs are identical to the previous generation track gruppo, which was called C-Record, just like the...
12-05-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 98,747
Posted By jrowe

Hahahaha, hell no. I'm still laughing.

Hahahaha, hell no. I'm still laughing.
12-05-06, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 98,747
Posted By jrowe

I'm the one without a hat: ...

I'm the one without a hat:
http://myspace-865.vo.llnwd.net/00311/56/82/311322865_l.jpg


And I took the Stockholm photo ;)
10-19-06, 12:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,723
Posted By jrowe

There was no attack. You asked us, the people of...

There was no attack. You asked us, the people of BikeForums, whether we thought you were arrogant:



I answered yes, and I based my answer on your posts in this thread. Dude, why ask if you're...
10-18-06, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,617
Posted By jrowe

Great idea 165.

Great idea 165.
10-18-06, 03:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,723
Posted By jrowe

I don't have anything against you, my friend, but...

I don't have anything against you, my friend, but your posts in this thread were a wee bit arrogant and self-congratulatory. Nothing wrong with some pride over your personal accomplishments (whether...
10-03-06, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,781
Posted By jrowe

Happy birthday dude! I wish I could be there.

Happy birthday dude! I wish I could be there.
09-29-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By jrowe

Sambas are cheap and are great for clips and...

Sambas are cheap and are great for clips and straps. I've gone through half a dozen pairs in the last couple of years (and other types of shoes as well).

Dude I have no idea why you went back to...
09-08-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,795
Posted By jrowe

Dude, so sorry, heal up quickly. That was my...

Dude, so sorry, heal up quickly. That was my favorite bike in Boston, very sad, but at least you're alive. I'll buy you a drink next time I'm back up.

Jeff
07-31-06, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By jrowe

It's been a while, but Sashae's directions seem...

It's been a while, but Sashae's directions seem perfect. Have fun :)
06-22-06, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5,933
Views: 162,133
Posted By jrowe

Congratulations! Beautiful. But who's that dude...

Congratulations! Beautiful. But who's that dude with all the hair holding your baby?
06-02-06, 11:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,491
Posted By jrowe

I'm so sorry dude. Very bad news indeed. Hang in...

I'm so sorry dude. Very bad news indeed. Hang in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-06, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By jrowe

shoes for different L and R feet

Other than Rocket7, does anyone know of a company that sells quality road shoe pairs in two sizes? My feet are two different sizes (and widths, thouogh this is less important), and I'm not interested...
05-20-06, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By jrowe

Not your fault dude. It sucks for your friends,...

Not your fault dude. It sucks for your friends, but it's definitely not your fault.
05-19-06, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By jrowe

And a bike was stolen outside of Flour in the...

And a bike was stolen outside of Flour in the South End yesterday. I bet the Huffy crapped out and he needed a new ride.
04-25-06, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,250
Posted By jrowe

That reputation is crap, and it's all based on...

That reputation is crap, and it's all based on that photo on Sheldon's site. I've got four sets of campy hubs.

And since they're not manufactured any more, and dude here would likely be buying a...
04-25-06, 05:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,250
Posted By jrowe

Nobody mentioned campy high-flange c-records....

Nobody mentioned campy high-flange c-records. Dunno why. They're my favorite. No longer made, of course, but pretty easy to find. The best way to get an affordable set is to buy them already laced to...
04-23-06, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By jrowe

Depends on the train. Some trains between NYP and...

Depends on the train. Some trains between NYP and WAS have checked baggage service, some don't. The Acela doesn't. If you do a route search from the main page, you can see which trains have it. I've...
04-23-06, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By jrowe

Rithem got some of these recently, but I don't...

Rithem got some of these recently, but I don't remember seeing the little knobs. I mean they're kinda weird, right? I'd wrap them with a bit of shop rag, then try really hard with a pair of pliers.
...
04-23-06, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By jrowe

Do they come out? If so, maybe they're grease...

Do they come out? If so, maybe they're grease ports.
04-19-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 8,269
Posted By jrowe

whatever

whatever
04-13-06, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,781
Posted By jrowe

http://www.rushinrevolution.com/images/annivcrit/a...

http://www.rushinrevolution.com/images/annivcrit/anniversary_critWEB.jpg
04-11-06, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By jrowe

No.

No.
04-11-06, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By jrowe

Silver on the back, nice and uniform. The...

Silver on the back, nice and uniform. The polished side looks sharp.
04-11-06, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By jrowe

Phil track cogs (do not) look like crap

Some of you might remember my rant a few months back about Phil track cogs. At the time I said I'd revisit the issue once they had sorted out their production processes. They look smashing now. I...
04-04-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By jrowe

stickyfoot has one and his frame's a 58 or...

stickyfoot has one and his frame's a 58 or something big like that. He doesn't have any fit troubles. My frames are all 52.

Regarding the question of what lie to present at the ticket counter, I...
04-04-06, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By jrowe

To the OP: Ride the hubs. *That's* what they're...

To the OP: Ride the hubs. *That's* what they're intended for. I hop curbs every day. (Just don't forget to keep the internals clean, as the hubs are unsealed.)
04-03-06, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By jrowe

I like Vittoria's Corsa Evo CX tubular. Fantastic...

I like Vittoria's Corsa Evo CX tubular. Fantastic tire with ample puncture protection, but a bit pricey. competitivecyclist.com has them, but if you look around, you can find them for a lot less. I...
04-03-06, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,781
Posted By jrowe

I have a 14 and a 15 you could try. When rithem...

I have a 14 and a 15 you could try. When rithem gives me back my freaking 49t chainring, you could really tear it up.
04-03-06, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By jrowe

They're great hubs. I have three sets of...

They're great hubs. I have three sets of C-Records and one set of super records. Differences? C-Records are lighter and much prettier. Enjoy them!
03-23-06, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,408
Posted By jrowe

It does come with track ends--that picture's not...

It does come with track ends--that picture's not right. In any case, that's the D2 Pista Carbon. Below is the D2 Pista Alu; not steel, obviously, but closer in spirit to the last of the steel Reparto...
03-22-06, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,408
Posted By jrowe

No, not anything like a road frame. 76 degree...

No, not anything like a road frame. 76 degree seat tube, high BB, a wonderful frame.

You can't go wrong with it--it's a totally different beast than the Pista sold today. These were hand-made in...
03-16-06, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,038
Posted By jrowe

Toshi and MKS fit-alpha straps are bombproof....

Toshi and MKS fit-alpha straps are bombproof. They're laminated and have stout rivets. No matter what kind of strap you select, use leather conditioner every now and then, and keep an eye out for...
02-22-06, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,781
Posted By jrowe

I hope it's not the Small I've been waiting on...

I hope it's not the Small I've been waiting on for six months.
02-18-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,213
Posted By jrowe

Look dude, I'm sorry this has become personal. I...

Look dude, I'm sorry this has become personal. I have nothing against you and I'm sure you're a cool person. Your original comment was that my opinion was "obviously false". If you want to be all...
02-18-06, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By jrowe

A Pista Concept is not a worthy replacement. An...

A Pista Concept is not a worthy replacement. An older Reparto Corse SL Pista would be, but Pista Concepts are junky--have a close look at the welds and stuff. Plus the Concept is still pricey, and...
02-18-06, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By jrowe

I spent a month in Camden last year, and my...

I spent a month in Camden last year, and my friend lived their for a couple of years and absolutely loved it. I'd consider living there. Didn't seem at all grubby to me, but then I grew up in DC.
02-18-06, 07:38 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 58,166
Posted By jrowe

Super nice pics man, super nice. I'm almost...

Super nice pics man, super nice. I'm almost ashamed to post my cameraphone pic, but it's one of Boston in tip-top form, and we were having a smashing time.
...
02-18-06, 07:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,213
Posted By jrowe

What is your ****ing problem? You made an...

What is your ****ing problem? You made an irrelevant comment on a dead thread. And you're calling me a ******bag? Piss off.



Haha, awesome, man. What the hell does that even mean?



Well...
02-17-06, 04:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,213
Posted By jrowe

Thanks genius. Where were you in October? You...

Thanks genius. Where were you in October? You could have spared us the trouble of enlisting Brent at Phil Wood to help clear this up. Next time, dude, read the thread.
02-13-06, 09:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By jrowe

Bah, you'll be in gray water and slush all week....

Bah, you'll be in gray water and slush all week. The only snow I found this morning was on a stretch of First St in East Cambridge.
02-12-06, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By jrowe

Great ride, what a blast. rutt and Pete and some...

Great ride, what a blast. rutt and Pete and some other dude joined us after we circled back to the Pig. That's Alexi, sickyfoot, and DC_Em.

http://home.comcast.net/~jrowedc/Photo_021206_003.jpg
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