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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-10, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 776
Posted By Hashball

I have a Cannondale CAAD9 4 with Mavic Kyrium...

I have a Cannondale CAAD9 4 with Mavic Kyrium elite's. My understanding is:

Aluminum frame will hold up better when you crash.
Wheels are good starter race wheels.
All around 2200 if you do...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-10, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Hashball

You're correct. I have no idea what you just said.

You're correct. I have no idea what you just said.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,018
Posted By Hashball

I had a Felt. I crashed it. I'm getting a...

I had a Felt. I crashed it. I'm getting a cannondale caad9 4. I loved that bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,626
Posted By Hashball

I can only take the mocking that ensues from...

I can only take the mocking that ensues from riding a road bike in stages. Right now I still hear from my friends for wearing the spandex and the "loud" colors. Maybe next season when they grow tired...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,626
Posted By Hashball

Thanks Ari. I'll try them out. I have an...

Thanks Ari. I'll try them out. I have an appointment with Bike Junkie out in LI this Friday. I am going to go there and get fitted and see which size is going to work best for me.

If you don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,626
Posted By Hashball

@ road bike moron: I was going crosstown...

@ road bike moron:

I was going crosstown thru an intersection and the cabbie hit me directly on my left side. I would say he ran the light but I cannot remember the few minutes before or after...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,626
Posted By Hashball

I had renters insurance that covered the bike but...

I had renters insurance that covered the bike but we are going after the cabbie for the deductible ($500). I imagine if you don't have renters insurance you would go after the cabbie's insurance for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-10, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,626
Posted By Hashball

I crashed (pics) - Question about CAAD9 4 Replacement Frame (long post)

I was going crosstown thru an intersection in NYC and got nailed by a cab driver. I was probably going around 15 mph while it happened. The cab hit me flush on the left side of my body and sent me...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hashball

Great Article. I especially enjoyed the last...

Great Article. I especially enjoyed the last paragraph living in NYC and riding in CP. He perfectly describes that one moment of clarity.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By Hashball

Well said, sir.

Well said, sir.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hashball

I lived in the Netherlands for a year and...

I lived in the Netherlands for a year and commuted by bike. I was impressed with the beautiful blond moms hauling ass with two kids in a little wooden box attached to her bike. Small hills can feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Hashball

It def. comes back faster the second time. Don't...

It def. comes back faster the second time. Don't sweat it man just get yourself well and ride. when you can You got time on your side.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,333
Posted By Hashball

On rollers I'm in my big ring/middle gears. This...

On rollers I'm in my big ring/middle gears. This way I can get some real momentum going which helps a lot on the rollers. If I hit a steep I'll switch the big ring into the smaller one - still in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 08:46 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Hashball

Agreed. Balls out is the only way to go.

Agreed. Balls out is the only way to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Hashball

I just got one of these so I think maybe I can...

I just got one of these so I think maybe I can help.

First of all - Call Garmin for Free Tech Support: 18008001020. They are very helpful.

Use bikeroutetoaster.com. The consensus seems like...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By Hashball

This is what BF should be all about....

This is what BF should be all about. Congratulations man.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Hashball

Thought some of you guys would get a laugh out of this

The name of the article is: Fixed Gear Bikes...Not Impressed

http://i.imgur.com/9aVuS.png

I still don't understand why anyone would remove the brakes off a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By Hashball

Got a free fit when I bought my bike at Sunrise...

Got a free fit when I bought my bike at Sunrise (https://shop.sunrisecyclery.com/page/1002/) on long island. I haven't had a bike fit done for me before as this was my first bike but the whole...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Hashball

Thanks guys. Any idea how the maps work?

Thanks guys. Any idea how the maps work?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Hashball

Garmin 605

I'm thinking about springing for a Garmin 605. I've started doing a series of group rides that are meant to teach you group riding skills. As we become more proficient I'll be taking my turn in front...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Hashball

Ice and two Advil afterwords. Both help with the...

Ice and two Advil afterwords. Both help with the inflammation. You should also be taking fish oil and glucosamine chondroitin - supposed to help with cartilage repair and joint health. There are also...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,329
Posted By Hashball

Bad move on the part of the ride leader. The...

Bad move on the part of the ride leader. The whole point of a "no drop" ride is to encourage new-comers that might be hesitant to join in. I'd say something politely and see if you misunderstood the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Hashball

Workout Schedule

Dear BF,

Help me plan out my workout/training schedule.

Background:

I am 26, 165 lbs, and I've been riding for about three years. Joined a cycling group this year (http://www.nycc.org/)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,456
Posted By Hashball

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_york_city ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_york_city

"New York City comprises five boroughs, each of which is coextensive with a county: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. With over...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,456
Posted By Hashball

Astoria Queens Represent!

Astoria Queens Represent!
10-23-07, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Hashball

Thanks for your help guys.

Thanks for your help guys.
10-22-07, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Hashball

Newb Question

So I had a minor crash last weekend and my gear shifting was off. My bike wasn't really shifting correctly before the crash either but the problem became a lot worse after it. For instance, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,509
Posted By Hashball

Falling Over, again and again

1st ride report:

Saturday was the first time I went out with my shoes clipped to my pedals. And wow, was it a humbling experience. I'm a pretty aggressive urban rider and have been riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-07, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By Hashball

hellz yeah

hellz yeah
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-07, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Hashball

hahahaha

hahahaha
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,749
Posted By Hashball

On weekdays I have no time to go out and ride my...

On weekdays I have no time to go out and ride my bike. So I spin. Usually do 3 days a week ~45 minute classes. I have some really great and motivating instructors. My whole philosophy is that if i...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By Hashball

I should be able to get some practice clipping in...

I should be able to get some practice clipping in and out during my 3 hour fitting session!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-07, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By Hashball

Haha thats a good one. I live in Queens, NY....

Haha thats a good one. I live in Queens, NY. There is no patch of grass big enough for me to practice on...except central park, and if they caught me riding on their precious grass I'd be tarred and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-07, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By Hashball

Practice with clipless? Advice Needed Please

So I'm getting my first road bike tomorrow. I am also getting my first set of clipless pedals and shoes. My question is: Should I practice with the pedals on my older Hybrid (Jamis Coda Sport) before...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-07, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,074
Posted By Hashball

I posted a thread very similar to this a few...

I posted a thread very similar to this a few weeks ago. If you do a search, I'm sure it will pop up. I am actually getting fitted (3 hours the guy said) for an F-75 tomorrow. In all my research the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hashball

Scoring just 3 points and getting your ass kicked...

Scoring just 3 points and getting your ass kicked by the Giants last week would make me bitter too

Red Sox fans in Nevada, that makes total sense
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hashball

And that folks, is the idiocy of a Red Sox fan...

And that folks, is the idiocy of a Red Sox fan taken to a new level because it lives in NEVADA.

You should go cheer for the...oh wait, there aren't any sports teams there because your state is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hashball

"We sucked balls for 86 years, in a row" - the...

"We sucked balls for 86 years, in a row" - the official slogan of the boston red sox
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-07, 09:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,121
Posted By Hashball

I know its strange that I get a certain pleasure...

I know its strange that I get a certain pleasure out of watching things pop, but I really can't help it. Am I sick? There has to be some sort of Freudian explaination for this.

I'm a regular on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,121
Posted By Hashball

Ahhh you gotta be kidding me. Don't you feel...

Ahhh you gotta be kidding me. Don't you feel nasty with that pus festering inside you? It will heal much faster once you pop it. If you need some motivation check out www.popthatzit.com. Those dudes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,121
Posted By Hashball

Wheres the pic of you lancing it?

Wheres the pic of you lancing it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-07, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Hashball

Indobycicles

Has anyone purchased from this dealer? I've seen a couple of their classifieds on the internet and they have damn good prices. The only problem is that they don't take credit cards (they prefer...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,679
Posted By Hashball

Where the hell do you ride? The zoo?

Where the hell do you ride? The zoo?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-07, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,627
Posted By Hashball

NYC Riding

Been riding in NYC for 6 years. Ridden in Queens (thru the warehouse district right over the Queensboro bridge), the Bronx, Manhattan, and actually hit up Central Park on this last rainy Saturday....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-07, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By Hashball

Can someone link to the MKS "sneaker" pedals? I...

Can someone link to the MKS "sneaker" pedals? I haven't been able to find a link.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-07, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By Hashball

Thanks for all your help and input guys.

Thanks for all your help and input guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-07, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By Hashball

http://www.feltracing.com/products/product.asp?cat...

http://www.feltracing.com/products/product.asp?catid=18,19,26&pid=6

here is link to the bike in case anyone wants it
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By Hashball

Felt F 75

Hey Guys-

I have been biking in and around NYC for 3 years now on my Jamis Coda Sport. It has been a wonderful experience as I love the rush I get when biking thru NYC traffic dodging taxi cabs...
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