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Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,187
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

That actually sounds quite nice! :roflmao2: ...

That actually sounds quite nice! :roflmao2:


I don't really use the chamois cream either, but there have been a few times where I used just regular hand lotion down there when I was anticipating...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I'm just giving the OP a hard time because his...

I'm just giving the OP a hard time because his priorities are all messed up. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

It's not really a good deal if you already have a...

It's not really a good deal if you already have a basically new bike that works fine and has great components already that also work fine. That would basically be like wasting $600.

Plus, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I love my Sugoi bibs. As far as I'm concerned,...

I love my Sugoi bibs.
As far as I'm concerned, they fit exactly true to size, and Pearl stuff is too big. I wear mediums in almost every single thing that I buy, but Pearl Izumi mediums are a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

You look sort of hunched over. You definitely...

You look sort of hunched over. You definitely need a longer stem if you are going to take that thing on longer rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

OATMEAL! It's simply the best.

OATMEAL! It's simply the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 09:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I just read through some of the posts in that...

I just read through some of the posts in that link, and it just keeps getting better.

First of all, the thief/girlfriend's car was towed. And that costs a lot in Seattle, apparently. So good.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Awesome! Thanks for posting this.

Awesome!
Thanks for posting this.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Good.:thumb: I really don't want it to be fake. ...

Good.:thumb: I really don't want it to be fake.

However, there's always the chance that it really IS fake and that this guy is now having to keep telling this lie on all the news stations and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I read it in one of the comments posted to the...

I read it in one of the comments posted to the video in the OP link. It also said that the people in the video were on the app development team.

I thought it was pretty good/real too, but I will...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Doesn't matter. It's a fake viral marketing...

Doesn't matter. It's a fake viral marketing video.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,264
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Damn. As much as I want this to be real, it's...

Damn.
As much as I want this to be real, it's apparently just an advertisement for that "Burner" app that he "casually" mentioned during the video....which was released just a few days before this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,964
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Isn't that how that EPO Stuff works? You suck...

Isn't that how that EPO Stuff works? You suck out your body's juices, enhance them somehow, and then put them back? Maybe this was just a "between" shot before they filled him back up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,483
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Just when I was about to forget Diamondback, I...

Just when I was about to forget Diamondback, I noticed threads about it in all of the sub-forums, and it brought it back into my memory. Now I can't escape it!

So, thanks? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 836
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I mean this in a nice way, but it seems like you...

I mean this in a nice way, but it seems like you are making too much of this century. I only say that because you seem to think that it's such a big deal that you can't do it without reading all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,344
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I can confirm that the Defy is awesome and is...

I can confirm that the Defy is awesome and is comfortable on long rides.

I have a 2009 Aluminum Defy, and I love mine.

I don't know anything about the TCR though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I've paid $50 each for mine from the LBS because...

I've paid $50 each for mine from the LBS because I needed them right then, but I've seen them for around $30 on the web.
The tire is very durable. I just changed my back tire with about 3500 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I actually don't use them. I use Maxxis Re-Fuses...

I actually don't use them. I use Maxxis Re-Fuses instead. My comment was more of a general comment about how tires with flat protection don't get flat as much as ones without.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,093
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

That's not true! I put one on last year that is...

That's not true! I put one on last year that is still holding!


Aw, damn! :P


No, seriously, I use the vulcanizing ones. I JUST bought some lezyne self-stick ones for the first time to try...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

No, not at all. I could make the argument...

No, not at all.

I could make the argument that they'll make you FASTER since you won't be spending as much time fooling with flats.
08-08-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

If you're being serious, then you can use a...

If you're being serious, then you can use a wide-mouth plastic gatorade bottle. I've seen people with those in their bottle cages instead of water bottles, and they fit nicely. (I doubt they had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,647
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

You can get a saddle bag that doesn't use velcro...

You can get a saddle bag that doesn't use velcro around the seatpost. There are many many options.

That thing you linked is really just little "wallet" that you put in your jersey pocket. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,031
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I find it fascinating that they can have a...

I find it fascinating that they can have a different 72-hour sale every 72 hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,714
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Aw, for real? Seriously? You started this...

Aw, for real? Seriously? You started this disaster of a thread, and you don't even have a bike? ROFL! That makes this whole thing even funnier.

Also, bikes come from the shop with dork disks,...
08-08-12, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,490
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

LOL! As long as you avoid those wackos that...

LOL!

As long as you avoid those wackos that hide in the bushes and jump out and stab at your tires with safety pins, you should be fine. :)

That's about what to expect from a tire liner. ...
08-07-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Well it was, but it's been hanging on that...

Well it was, but it's been hanging on that pegboard since 1997, and the sun has all but faded the gold plating away.
08-07-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

You could use this to keep your roommate from...

You could use this to keep your roommate from stealing your weed!

The only thing I take exception to is the tilt switch that he says is a $.50 part from the internet. I doubt you could buy just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Naw. I only ride in New Orleans. But I'm pretty...

Naw. I only ride in New Orleans. But I'm pretty sure every other place is the same. I mean, it's earth, ya know.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

HTFU. You shift too much! :D

HTFU. You shift too much! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

+1. You only need 1 package, and it should...

+1.

You only need 1 package, and it should contain brake and derailer cables and housings plus cablestops and everything else needed.

I think I paid $30 for the current "jagwire racing kit"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

I think I agree with this. I think that his...

I think I agree with this. I think that his "non-response" says something. If he was innocent, he would've called the cops and said his bike was just stolen. At the very least, he would've replied...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

For me, the brand doesn't matter as much as the...

For me, the brand doesn't matter as much as the delivery mechanism.

Powders do nothing.
"Spray" powders do even less.
Aerosol sprays do nothing.
Those little "pump-action" mist bottles are the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

:thumb: Love it! So yeah, he MAY have...

:thumb: Love it!


So yeah, he MAY have taken the bike from a dude that didn't actually steal anything. Whatever. I still love this story, and I wish there was a followup telling us what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

The size of the pedals doesn't really matter. It...

The size of the pedals doesn't really matter. It sounds like you placed your cleats in a bad spot. Experiment with the cleat placement until you get your feet in the same place they were before.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Yeah, it's the valve stem area. I just had a...

Yeah, it's the valve stem area.
I just had a tube do this on me, and I used it for as long as I could until it finally gave way. There was a tiny crack where the stem met the rubber. Pumped full...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,665
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Oh. :( Damn.

Oh. :( Damn.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,665
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Whoa! Awesome!

Whoa! Awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Just to have a comparison point, I bought my...

Just to have a comparison point, I bought my whole fixie (S/S really) for less than $250. :lol:

It has cheap wheels (and cheap everything else), but they work fine for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,704
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Good for you, bro! That's awesome.

Good for you, bro! That's awesome.
07-31-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Yeah, sometimes you don't find out that your good...

Yeah, sometimes you don't find out that your good ideas are bad ideas until you try them and they turn out to be bad ideas. :D I guess you can scratch "shove BBQ Skewer through hand" off your "good...
07-31-12, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Wait, so you're asking if I become a...

Wait, so you're asking if I become a passive-aggressive prissy-pants when someone cuts me off? This is something I used to do, but then I turned 6 and grew out of it.

Have you noticed anyone...
07-31-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

:thumb: That was awesome. I love the...

:thumb: That was awesome.

I love the cardboard wheels and cardboard cranks.

I don't think that can be done for $10 though. I mean, first you have to score some of that super-industrial...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

:D I usually do the exact opposite and forget...

:D
I usually do the exact opposite and forget to put the brake-release back in after putting the front wheel back on. I always figure it out after barely being able to stop at the red light by my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,704
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

An elf can NEVER beat a gremlin. Never. Not...

An elf can NEVER beat a gremlin. Never. Not even with the help of pirates and ninjas.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,704
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

1. I don't have this fog problem at all. I'm...

1. I don't have this fog problem at all. I'm still trying to find a way to stop sweat from getting on the inside of the lenses.
2. Definitely wash between each use. Definitely. You need more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

Yeah, I'm fine with the other MTB stuff being...

Yeah, I'm fine with the other MTB stuff being included, but not the camelback.
Rock Shox belong in that list, and so does the stunt-jumper, but a backpack does not. (IMO)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

That was interesting. But I think they...

That was interesting.

But I think they should've made it a top 14 list and left off the camelback. WTF.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 12:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,745
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

LOL. My mental image of this cracks me up. :D ...

LOL. My mental image of this cracks me up. :D


Seriously though, if you let that scum build up more than halfway up the bottle, you're nasty.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

+1. I really don't see why any other types of...

+1. I really don't see why any other types of cages exist.


I just got a friend of mine started with riding. I dragged him to one of the MS150 training rides so he could get his feet wet.
A...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,352
Posted By GiantDefyGuy

That's nice, but it's not for biking. Here's the...

That's nice, but it's not for biking. Here's the list of things you can use it for.


Swimming
Surfing
Exercising
Running
Jet Ski
...
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