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03-08-10, 08:54 AM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

haha true, I have been reading a lot of reviews,...

haha true, I have been reading a lot of reviews, but I thought it said somewhere it was good for up to 0C or thereabouts. I don't plan on doing much riding under freezing temps, but my feet get cold...
03-07-10, 10:39 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

many thanks.

many thanks.
03-07-10, 08:58 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

on second thought, this should probably be in the...

on second thought, this should probably be in the winter cycling forum. Oh well.
03-07-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By cupcrazy4

the elusive bootie

Hi Folks,

My feet are always cold, and I've never quite found a booties that does the trick. I did some online research, and found the "Pro Endure H2O" has received rave reviews...
02-10-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By cupcrazy4

Highway 40 is closed to cars in June? Then how do...

Highway 40 is closed to cars in June? Then how do people get to Kananaskis in the first place? At any rate, I'll definitely check it out. I am staying through the winter, but not sure how much...
02-04-10, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By cupcrazy4

awesome, that sounds sweet. Anything that's not...

awesome, that sounds sweet. Anything that's not doable on a 'cross bike? I'm mostly a road rider actually, so I might be bucked a few times haha. Do you know where I can find more info on specific...
02-04-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By cupcrazy4

Help a rider out!

Hey dudes,

So there's a 95% chance I'll be living/working at the Delta Lodge at Kananaskis (1 hour west of Calgary) for 15 months starting this May. I currently live in Toronto, so I'm pretty...
08-30-09, 12:30 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

Isn't a 29er with drops just a 'cross bike? ...

Isn't a 29er with drops just a 'cross bike?



That would be sweet! I've always wanted to try track riding, but London is just too far to drive for me.
07-29-09, 03:38 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

anyone know of a good bike rack for 2 bikes, and...

anyone know of a good bike rack for 2 bikes, and where I can get it? I'm thinking MEC, but I'm not sure where else to look aside from Canadian Tire (no thanks)
07-09-09, 10:32 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

+1 to getting a velodrome in Toronto. I want to...

+1 to getting a velodrome in Toronto. I want to try the one in London this summer. Never been in one before, but can't wait to try.
06-10-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By cupcrazy4

TdF dvds

I've never bought a TdF DVD, but all I see is 4hr or 12hr versions. Are there any complete collections? As in every minute of every stage?

And if I was to buy a dvd, which year would be the best...
06-01-09, 08:53 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

not as cool as this guy ...

not as cool as this guy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI)though. That last skid was crazy. :eek:
05-20-09, 02:05 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

i thought I saw you, but I wasn't sure. You were...

i thought I saw you, but I wasn't sure. You were ridding clipless this time, right?

I went sunday, and hung in with the/a pack getting there, but was dropped pretty quickly by the first back and...
05-11-09, 07:55 AM
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Views: 2,257
Posted By cupcrazy4

oh and here's some pictures ...

oh and here's some pictures (http://s198.photobucket.com/albums/aa295/cupcrazy4/zig%20zag%20by%20the%20lake%20crit/)taken by my mom from yesterday's race
I'm in the blue + white + black
05-11-09, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By cupcrazy4

thanks for all the tips guys. Turns out I...

thanks for all the tips guys.
Turns out I didn't really have to worry too much about the turn because I was dropped after the first lap... That one time I did do it with the pack, I hung near the...
05-09-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By cupcrazy4

hairpin turns

I tried the search function and didn't get much.

Basically I'm just wondering if anybody has any tips on how to handle hairpin turns. I've got my second race of the season tomorrow morning and...
05-07-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,672
Posted By cupcrazy4

I'm 6'2" with a 34" inseam and thinking about a...

I'm 6'2" with a 34" inseam and thinking about a 21" or a L for my first mtb
05-05-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By cupcrazy4

Sounds like you got a good deal, but there's used...

Sounds like you got a good deal, but there's used Walmart bikes selling for like $150 which seems out of whack to me.



Is leverage really an issue when steering? I was just thinking the...
05-05-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By cupcrazy4

What I meant was that the 26" seemed to...

What I meant was that the 26" seemed to handle/turn a bit better than the 29er. What I'm wondering is if that is a function of the handlebars. The 29er had really wide 'sweep' bars, and the 26er had...
05-05-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By cupcrazy4

help choosing a first MTB

I'll try to keep this short and sweet. Thanks for your help in advance.

I'm a roadie, so I don't really have any experience riding mtb and don't know what I'm looking for.

I've got $1100 -...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,639
Posted By cupcrazy4

what ended up happening to the cop? Hopefully he...

what ended up happening to the cop? Hopefully he got stripped of his badge
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-09, 08:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,091
Posted By cupcrazy4

as a side note, bike snob mentioned the article...

as a side note, bike snob mentioned the article in his blog (http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/)
04-16-09, 03:49 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

I ordered some wheels last summer, from Bicycle...

I ordered some wheels last summer, from Bicycle Wheel Warehouse I think. When they arrived I didn't have to pay anything, and the sticker thing on it said it was: a heart rate monitor, a "gift" (why...
04-15-09, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By cupcrazy4

ouch

"a tumbled mess of riders (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atLARyU24kU)"

hate to see that happen
04-14-09, 09:29 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

Hmmm... I'm going with the freewheel. You might...

Hmmm... I'm going with the freewheel. You might want to be proactive and replace it now. I once had an old freewheel fail on me on a ride. It simply stopped being a freewheel and kept those cranks...
04-14-09, 06:13 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

+1 looks funky where'd you get it?

+1 looks funky
where'd you get it?
04-06-09, 01:14 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

yeah, yonge between eglinton and lawrence is just...

yeah, yonge between eglinton and lawrence is just brutal. It's a wonder my wheels are still in one piece.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By cupcrazy4

where do you leave your bike?

On longer rides that require a pit stop for food, beverages, and/or relieving yourself, where do you leave your bike? Do you bring it into the store/restaurant? Leave it outside?? Or bring a lock?...
04-04-09, 07:53 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

I'll be at Eglinton and Laird around 8:50ish....

I'll be at Eglinton and Laird around 8:50ish. Blue Jake the Snake + Blue top

who else is going?
04-04-09, 12:35 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

that's one crazy tailwind. Not much to be said...

that's one crazy tailwind. Not much to be said for riding west or up yonge though
jeeze
04-03-09, 01:17 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

I'll be on my 'cross/road bike -- no fixed for...

I'll be on my 'cross/road bike -- no fixed for me.

edit: and I also don't have any radios handy. What's the range on those things anyways?
04-03-09, 11:01 AM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

yeah, I think I'm switching to sunday as well....

yeah, I think I'm switching to sunday as well. Rain or wind on their own--ok, but 50km gusts with rain doesn't sound like fun.

And +1 on the sweet ride. Looks like lots of fun.
03-31-09, 12:56 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

at least we'll all be in the same boat with the...

at least we'll all be in the same boat with the wind saturday. It will be warmer and calmer on sunday, and I'm free all weekend, so I'll do whichever day everyone else is riding.
03-31-09, 09:50 AM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

I'm fairly close to eg+laird, so I'll be there at...

I'm fairly close to eg+laird, so I'll be there at 8:45 probably. I'll be riding my Jake the Snake.
03-31-09, 09:38 AM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

are you going saturday or sunday?

are you going saturday or sunday?
03-31-09, 08:58 AM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

is anyone doing the donut this saturday? I think...

is anyone doing the donut this saturday? I think I might give it a whirl
03-30-09, 01:47 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

looks/sounds like fun. Just curious, was the...

looks/sounds like fun. Just curious, was the 63kms the short loop?
03-30-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By cupcrazy4

Cool, thanks for all the input. He says the rims...

Cool, thanks for all the input. He says the rims are in "great shape" and it's probably a 1990. I like the look of the bike, so I'm going to offer him $200 for it (hopefully it's not too low and...
03-30-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By cupcrazy4

I'm looking for an old, steel road bike. ...

I'm looking for an old, steel road bike.



Problem is I don't really know what a 'fair' price is. I mean, don't components also affect the bike's worth? I don't really know anything about the...
03-29-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By cupcrazy4

hmm, sounds like getting a complete bike is the...

hmm, sounds like getting a complete bike is the way to go.

Any thoughts on this (http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/1093023852.html)? $350 sounds a little steep to me
03-29-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By cupcrazy4

good frame to build up?

I was looking for an old frame to build up, and ran across this (http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/yrk/bik/1087941935.html). I figure I can get it down $100. I just want a decent frame that I can build...
03-28-09, 10:18 PM
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Posted By cupcrazy4

man, if only this ...

man, if only this (http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/1095607703.html)was bigger than a 56cm...
03-26-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By cupcrazy4

k solid, thanks for the explanation. Just...

k solid, thanks for the explanation. Just curious, but why would Sastre leave the team? They won the TdF... Why take a risk on a smaller team?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By cupcrazy4

some sweet videos there. The training one has...

some sweet videos there. The training one has some beautiful looking scenery. I think Portugal is next on my list of places to go with my bike :)
03-26-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47,508
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Posted By cupcrazy4

I don't know anything about replacing hub...

I don't know anything about replacing hub bearings, but I'm pretty sure that Formula and IRO hubs are the exact same, just rebranded.

Edit: and yeah they have cartridge bearings
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,221
Posted By cupcrazy4

just curious, how many recovery rides should you...

just curious, how many recovery rides should you do in a week? I usually do 1 - 2.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By cupcrazy4

joined. good luck, and have fun

joined.
good luck, and have fun
03-24-09, 01:40 PM
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Views: 1,088,637
Posted By cupcrazy4

Is everyone riding it fixed, though? I plan on...

Is everyone riding it fixed, though? I plan on riding my 'cross-turned-road bike. Once my finals are done, I'm down for riding if there's a bunch of guys to form a slower group.
03-22-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By cupcrazy4

confused about Cervelo Test Team

I was reading some wikipedia articles that said the Cervelo Test Team was in the UCI Continental Circuit, and not the the UCI Pro Tour (which is apparently the best). Cervelo has Thor and Sastre...
03-22-09, 11:25 AM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,637
Posted By cupcrazy4

Cool, I'll try that out too. Just as soon as this...

Cool, I'll try that out too. Just as soon as this semester is over/ I'm back in the big smoke




True, I especially love going up to St. Claire. Problem is traffic lights are lame, and the road...
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