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Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-03, 01:43 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-03, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Captain Crunch

The frames of the 5500 and the 5200 are...

The frames of the 5500 and the 5200 are identical. The decals are the only difference on the frame. The only other differences are the components which Trek puts on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-03, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Captain Crunch

Like everyone else here, I love them. Wouldn't...

Like everyone else here, I love them. Wouldn't use anything else.
10-05-03, 11:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,830
Posted By Captain Crunch

marking posts

Is there a way to mark all post read as before?
10-01-03, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,762
Posted By Captain Crunch

I think the sprinters will be long gone before...

I think the sprinters will be long gone before the end of this race. Those hills on the escarpment are much steeper in person than they look on any website. I have ridden there many times and they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-03, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Captain Crunch

The picture you posted of the Marinoni is the...

The picture you posted of the Marinoni is the same color scheme that I have on my bike. I really like it a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-03, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Captain Crunch

I don't no where you are located but there are...

I don't no where you are located but there are many stores in the Toronto area which carry Marinoni's which you would be able to test ride. Ottawa also has many dealers. I know that they will not be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-03, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,173
Posted By Captain Crunch

Welcome to the Marinoni Club. You have made a...

Welcome to the Marinoni Club. You have made a great choice and will not regret it. I would be really envious except that I too have a Marinoni Delta Extra which I just picked up this past June. I am...
09-24-03, 12:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,007
Posted By Captain Crunch

There is nothing like having the shop write you...

There is nothing like having the shop write you out a "wife receipt"!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-03, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Captain Crunch

I have also had the AirStryke for a few years and...

I have also had the AirStryke for a few years and have had not problems at all. It's great with the flip up arm rests for climbing. Getting into them is no problem at all and you really do appreciate...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-03, 05:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,348
Posted By Captain Crunch

Please welcome me to the club! It finally...

Please welcome me to the club!

It finally happened. I crashed fast but thankfully not too hard. I was doing my Joseba Beloki imitiation and flying downhill at about 65 kmh (I'm sure he was going...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-03, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,758
Posted By Captain Crunch

I am using the Flite Trans Am and like it a lot....

I am using the Flite Trans Am and like it a lot. It is very comfortable as a minimalist saddle. I would like to try the new Pro Link version out but I have not complaints about the one I have at all.
09-10-03, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Captain Crunch

Well its been three days and I am still a little...

Well its been three days and I am still a little sore but I have been back on the road bike and did a great 50 k ride today which helped loosen things up a bit. My tailbone is still really sore but...
09-09-03, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Captain Crunch

This Roadie went MTB'ing....Ouch!!!

OK, so it's been awhile since I rode some serious trails on my mountain bike. I used to do nothing but mountain bike but for the last three years I have been a die hard roadie and that is it (except...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-03, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Captain Crunch

Canadian Rockies.

Canadian Rockies.
09-03-03, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Captain Crunch

Any Good Canadian On-line Stores?

Does anyone know of any good Canadian On-line stores that I can order parts and accessories from? I am always ordering from the U.S. because there are lots of places to comparison shop but I have yet...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-03, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Captain Crunch

Thanks for all the info. I am going to order one...

Thanks for all the info. I am going to order one up today. Anyone know of a good place to order from in Canada. It looks like Performance Bike has the best price I have seen yet but it is in the U.S....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-03, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Captain Crunch

I am currently using a DA 12-23 rear cog set and...

I am currently using a DA 12-23 rear cog set and a 53/39 front. Will this accomodate the larger ratio of the 12-27?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-03, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Captain Crunch

12-27 Cassette Question

Can you put a 12-27 cassette on with a double chain ring or do you need to have a triple front for this type of gearing in the back? I was thinking of gettnig a Dura Ace 12-27 cassette for a trip we...
08-28-03, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Captain Crunch

Take a look at the Ambrosio rims and wheels as...

Take a look at the Ambrosio rims and wheels as well. Very nice stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-03, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Captain Crunch

Don't forget that both your feet are likely...

Don't forget that both your feet are likely slightly different in size and shape so you cannot always have the cleats equal on your shoes. Legs are different sizes, different flexibility in each leg...
08-23-03, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By Captain Crunch

I lift 2x a week during my cycling season but do...

I lift 2x a week during my cycling season but do not do any leg workouts. In the off season I will workout 4-5 days a week with legs included 2x. I find that if I work me legs during the season I...
08-23-03, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,996
Posted By Captain Crunch

Lemon Lime for me and usually diluted 1/2 and 1/2...

Lemon Lime for me and usually diluted 1/2 and 1/2 or just a little less. Sometimes I will take it full strength in one bottle and have my second bottle filled with just water. I don't like having...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-03, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Captain Crunch

Take a look at Speedplay pedals if you want...

Take a look at Speedplay pedals if you want unlimited float. They are great pedals and never release unitentionally. I don't say this to scare you at all they are easy to get in and out of when you...
08-22-03, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By Captain Crunch

Most of the baby trailers come with a very tall...

Most of the baby trailers come with a very tall flag stick that you can attach to the trailer for better visibility. You also must adjust how you ride when you are towing a trailer. You certainly...
08-21-03, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By Captain Crunch

I think the literature states that until babies...

I think the literature states that until babies can hold their heads up independantly then they should not go in trailers. Usually this is around 6 months of age.

You can get helmets for these...
08-21-03, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By Captain Crunch

Check out the trailers from Chariot Carriers....

Check out the trailers from Chariot Carriers. They are awesome and very safe with multiple attachments available for skiing and running as well. They come in single and double width if you have more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-03, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Captain Crunch

I also use the Killer Headwind Fan which is the...

I also use the Killer Headwind Fan which is the most aptly named piece of equipment I have ever seen! What a great addition to a set of rollers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-03, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Captain Crunch

I've got between 4000 - 5000 k on my tires that I...

I've got between 4000 - 5000 k on my tires that I use with my aluminum rollers and have not had one problem with them wearing out. I think that is a myth. Poly rollers will warp before you have any...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-03, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Captain Crunch

I use Kreitler rollers (the best rollers...

I use Kreitler rollers (the best rollers available) and they are the aluminum model. Slipperiness should not be a problem if they are set up correctly as the rollers should be ahead of where you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-03, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 16,201,431
Posted By Captain Crunch

Why are some of the lastest photos not opening up...

Why are some of the lastest photos not opening up for me?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-03, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By Captain Crunch

Last year I posted a poll asking who did and did...

Last year I posted a poll asking who did and did not wear socks. I was the only person who was riding without socks and now it looks as though I have some new joiners, except......that after the poll...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-03, 05:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By Captain Crunch

I am using the Michelin Megamiums and have not...

I am using the Michelin Megamiums and have not had any problems with them at all. They stick well on the corners and have a nice smooth ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-03, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By Captain Crunch

It should not matter with speedplay pedals...

It should not matter with speedplay pedals whether or not you clip in right or left as they are identical pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-03, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By Captain Crunch

You certainly have to make sure that you have not...

You certainly have to make sure that you have not deformed the cleat shims by tightening them too much. I'm sure that with a little practice you will be snapping in and out without any difficulty....
08-04-03, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By Captain Crunch

Aerobars are certainly allowed in triathlons but...

Aerobars are certainly allowed in triathlons but are not allowed in UCI or most other sanctioned road races except in Time Trials. I think you just have your facts backwards.

Clip-on aerobars...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-03, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Captain Crunch

Be very careful about buying something like shoes...

Be very careful about buying something like shoes on-line. They are not all built exactly the same even if it is the same brand and model. There are always slight differences. I would suggest getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-03, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Captain Crunch

I used to run 52/42 front rings with a 12-21...

I used to run 52/42 front rings with a 12-21 cassette. I didn't have too many problems unless the hills got very steep. Since I switched to the 53/39 I must admit that it is easier but I also very...
08-02-03, 07:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,130
Posted By Captain Crunch

Well.........If I were Jan I sure won't be...

Well.........If I were Jan I sure won't be waiting next time.
07-31-03, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Captain Crunch

It appears that the picture has now been deleted...

It appears that the picture has now been deleted from the link you gave above.

Anyone know where I can see what you are all talking about?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-03, 11:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,678
Posted By Captain Crunch

These are the stories that make my day. Glad to...

These are the stories that make my day. Glad to hear I am not alone in the department of stupid fall-overs. Thankfully the most that has really been hurt has been my pride!
Forum: Triathlon
07-31-03, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By Captain Crunch

Check out this great website on triathlons and...

Check out this great website on triathlons and training for them.

http://www.trinewbies.com/

It has lots of help and training schedules for getting ready for your first big race!

Good luck....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-03, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By Captain Crunch

Mario has been clocked at over 80 km/h. :eek:

Mario has been clocked at over 80 km/h. :eek:
07-29-03, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Captain Crunch

Figuring out what you have is the easy part. You...

Figuring out what you have is the easy part. You just measure from the centre of the pedal spindle hole to the center of the crank bolt and that will give you the measurement in (mm). Many cranks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-03, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,760
Posted By Captain Crunch

Just a quick count in my head gets me to >$5,000...

Just a quick count in my head gets me to >$5,000 Canadian easy. Ouch!:(

Marinoni Delta Extra with full Dura Ace and FSA bars and FSA Pro Team Cranks $3500.00

Shoes $200.00
Pedals $200.00
HRM...
07-28-03, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By Captain Crunch

Lance said that he will have to revamp his...

Lance said that he will have to revamp his training program for the road to #6. I wonder what he means by that!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-03, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By Captain Crunch

Bianchi is actually producing bikes with an...

Bianchi is actually producing bikes with an orange color in them now instead of the celeste green. I guess it is the modern age.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-03, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By Captain Crunch

I'm surprised that they even use water bottles in...

I'm surprised that they even use water bottles in a race that only last 1 hour or less. I would think that if they were properly hydrated (which Lance sure wasn't in TT#1) that in hour of riding even...
Forum: Triathlon
07-28-03, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Captain Crunch

Lots of Tri's have relay divisions. I have...

Lots of Tri's have relay divisions. I have participated in a few of them now. It's a great way to get involved if you can't do one or more of the disciplines. I originally did a relay tri a few years...
07-28-03, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Captain Crunch

When watching the two ITT's during the tour I...

When watching the two ITT's during the tour I thought it looked like Lance could have managed to gear up a little as it appeared that he was pedalling at such a high cadence that he seemed to be...
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