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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By epenthetic

It is extremely easy to leave Philly by bike and...

It is extremely easy to leave Philly by bike and get to farmland/encroaching subdivisionland within maybe half an hour. There's a handful of roads and a couple paths that most people riding out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 349,235
Posted By epenthetic

I got yelled at on Saturday. Tried to follow a...

I got yelled at on Saturday. Tried to follow a wheel that was chasing an attack, popped halfway up this long hill, started to swing off when I realized that the entire frigging group was on my wheel...
05-19-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 28,318
Posted By epenthetic

Frankly, I was surprised he didn't come down with...

Frankly, I was surprised he didn't come down with a cold while waiting to see if they were going to start stage 1.
05-19-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 28,318
Posted By epenthetic

Anybody watching the Amgen Tour of California...

Anybody watching the Amgen Tour of California Annual Memorial Ride to Remember Tom Danielson's Career See You In September for the First Two Weeks of the Vuelta? Tommy D was with the front group for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,671
Posted By epenthetic

You- maybe. Me- apparently not.

You- maybe. Me- apparently not.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,671
Posted By epenthetic

If you have another masterlink, powerlink,...

If you have another masterlink, powerlink, whatever lying around, add in another inner link using that. If you've got enough extra chain, you may want to remove another link or two from the chain...
02-28-11, 11:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,876
Posted By epenthetic

I hear even the elbows are bigger in Texas.

I hear even the elbows are bigger in Texas.
02-28-11, 05:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,876
Posted By epenthetic

^ That's my concern- I ride a lot on twisting...

^ That's my concern- I ride a lot on twisting little farm roads, barely even 2 lanes wide.
02-28-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,876
Posted By epenthetic

Let me try some thread necromancy: So, I'm...

Let me try some thread necromancy:

So, I'm in an area that can have sudden, hard shifts in wind direction- lots of farmland and retaining walls that can alternately shield you or turn the wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-11, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By epenthetic

They did away with 28.6 several years ago, but...

They did away with 28.6 several years ago, but most LBS should be able to get you an appropriate shim to use with a 32.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,679
Posted By epenthetic

Extra kerosene and fire.

Extra kerosene and fire.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,679
Posted By epenthetic

Sure, just bring your bike by for a cleaning this...

Sure, just bring your bike by for a cleaning this weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,679
Posted By epenthetic

Dawn dish soap in the original blue. Barring...

Dawn dish soap in the original blue.

Barring that, kerosene and fire.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By epenthetic

Yeah, last I checked, the RXS carbon don't have...

Yeah, last I checked, the RXS carbon don't have dates, and the only date I've ever thought about with them was whether they're pre- or post-dust cap recall. The recalled and fixed ones had a red dot...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-11, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By epenthetic

Yes! It was in the back of my mind that cdr...

Yes! It was in the back of my mind that cdr might have posted it.

Chapeau.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By epenthetic

Ooh, I bet my photo is actually Hampsten. You...

Ooh, I bet my photo is actually Hampsten. You have anything else of Hampsten at TdT?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By epenthetic

Haha, that might be appropriate if the thread was...

Haha, that might be appropriate if the thread was titled "help me find this photo of Zabriskie."
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By epenthetic

Help me find this photo of LeMond (hello lazyweb)

Dear 41, I have been looking for a photo of Greg LeMond off and on for probably six months or more. I'm pretty sure I first saw it posted in 41 or 33, so maybe you all can help?

Anyway, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,526
Posted By epenthetic

Cheap pair of Ritchey spd pedals, I think the...

Cheap pair of Ritchey spd pedals, I think the Comp V4. The spindle had no shoulder to hold the inboard dustcap in place, so it would just catch and slide up the spindle with pedaling motion, leaving...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By epenthetic

Working Group. As in interdisciplinary...

Working Group. As in interdisciplinary scientific collaboration, not labor unions.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By epenthetic

http://www.bobkestrut.com/images/freire_pump.jpg

http://www.bobkestrut.com/images/freire_pump.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-10, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,437
Posted By epenthetic

I commute on a single-ring touring bike with a...

I commute on a single-ring touring bike with a 42t and an 8 speed rear. Just get any old square-taper and replace the rings with a cheap SS chainring, like a $20 Rocket Ring. You really don't even...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-10, 08:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,842
Posted By epenthetic

Oh, just realized I was late to this party.

Oh, just realized I was late to this party.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,842
Posted By epenthetic

With kind words and a supportive attitude, of...

With kind words and a supportive attitude, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By epenthetic

I wear 46 (abt. US 13), so I have similar...

I wear 46 (abt. US 13), so I have similar concerns- doubly so because I have very narrow feet (width A). For my most recent pair, I went with Specialized because shops in their dealer network can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,467
Posted By epenthetic

Actually, I'm not sure HTC-Columbia sent many...

Actually, I'm not sure HTC-Columbia sent many TT'ers, I was really just thinking about who was doing work for Cav v. other (individual) goals.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,467
Posted By epenthetic

I think you might find some interesting data just...

I think you might find some interesting data just looking at the relationship among times and placing for sprinters v. their teammates in stages with a spring finish, particularly those near to TT or...
03-30-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By epenthetic

Davis Phinney wrote about his cornering style in...

Davis Phinney wrote about his cornering style in a few places - probably first published here...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By epenthetic

Campy's cassettes have some different width...

Campy's cassettes have some different width spacers- I think the middle 3-4 cogs use narrower spacers. The Miche cassettes have spacers that are all the same width.

Never really noticed a...
09-24-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,933
Posted By epenthetic

So besides the race radio thing...

So besides the race radio thing (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=587943), in 2012 we'll see a Worlds TTT, but everybody riding for their trade teams...
09-22-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 28,318
Posted By epenthetic

Zabriskie's comments on Danielson...

Zabriskie's comments on Danielson (http://velocitynation.com/content/2009/dave-zabriskie-interviewpodcast-post-tom) in the Velocity Nation interview are funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By epenthetic

After all, the guy had a whole 600 group, too. ...

After all, the guy had a whole 600 group, too. Worth dozens of dollars on the black market, surely.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,983
Posted By epenthetic

Another reason to learn how to recover from...

Another reason to learn how to recover from touching wheels (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=584992).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 27,701
Posted By epenthetic

All I can say is that you will be ruing the day...

All I can say is that you will be ruing the day when your new Madone comes with bar-ends.

Also, you were up at 1 in the morning replying to a trolling post. Lay off the sauce.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 09:15 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 27,701
Posted By epenthetic

The surest indication that SRAM will ruin your...

The surest indication that SRAM will ruin your life. I can see the educational film reels now: "Force drives a man to drink!" "If he can wait until marriage, he can install Campy!" And my personal...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By epenthetic

Not a touring frame if it's recent- it would have...

Not a touring frame if it's recent- it would have 135mm rear spacing to take mtb hubs. Probably a sport-touring, rando, or audax frame- made for skinny tires, but takes cantis (not sure what's going...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 27,701
Posted By epenthetic

A little birdy told me that Trek hates Red so...

A little birdy told me that Trek hates Red so much that they are switching to bar-end shifters for the 2010 Madone line.

Also, Rival is made from the blood of stillborn babies.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,176
Posted By epenthetic

It's definitely about the frame, but the market...

It's definitely about the frame, but the market space for frames has gotten a lot more crowded in recent years. That said, you're often paying for the warranty, distributor network, and upgrade or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By epenthetic

I'm just amazed to find out that washers have...

I'm just amazed to find out that washers have threads. All these years I thought I was using wrenches on nuts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By epenthetic

This is how you gap people on climbs during...

This is how you gap people on climbs during pseudo-friendly rides.
08-05-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,299
Posted By epenthetic

Look, your logic is no good here. Seriously,...

Look, your logic is no good here.

Seriously, though, 7900 doesn't have chainring bolts showing.
08-03-09, 03:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,934
Posted By epenthetic

Yes?

Yes?
08-03-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,934
Posted By epenthetic

Usually about 4 lines.

Usually about 4 lines.
07-31-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 28,318
Posted By epenthetic

Based on all the hill training he's been...

Based on all the hill training he's been twittering about, I'm going with knee tendonitis. The twist? He'll say he caught it from Dan Martin.
07-28-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,594
Posted By epenthetic

Always wondered why Pez would occasionally get...

Always wondered why Pez would occasionally get seemingly random quotes from Basso's sister .... all is revealed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,412
Posted By epenthetic

I think the only person on the team who rides it...

I think the only person on the team who rides it on a regular basis is Zabriskie when he's in his quasi-tt setup with skinsuit and 1080's. I seem to remember a quote from Allen Lim sometime last...
07-23-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,563
Posted By epenthetic

If we were that concerned about health we...

If we were that concerned about health we wouldn't race bikes, right?
07-22-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 112,730
Posted By epenthetic

To add one more theory of today's stage to the...

To add one more theory of today's stage to the pile:

The fact that Kloden lost time on the last descent makes me think he was done before the final climb even started. AC had probably figured...
07-22-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,563
Posted By epenthetic

I'm thinking more about financial risk- pay a...

I'm thinking more about financial risk- pay a bunch of money for various substances, maybe even money to a doctor, and the potential reward is what, a string of 1sts at Tuesday Night Worlds? ...
07-22-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,563
Posted By epenthetic

You forgot the only reasonable response for BF,...

You forgot the only reasonable response for BF, "Laugh at him for being terrible at risk/reward analysis."
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