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Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-06, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Altwegg

get new pedals?

get new pedals?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-06, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Altwegg

it is possible that he is pringing for expensive...

it is possible that he is pringing for expensive wheels, hence the need to cut costs on the groupset in order to stay within budget.

For a regular bike though (no fancy wheels), this price point...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-06, 04:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,644
Posted By Altwegg

this dude needs to learn how to bunny hop :D

this dude needs to learn how to bunny hop :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-06, 01:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,529
Posted By Altwegg

don't forget that dude in the red skinsuit :D

don't forget that dude in the red skinsuit :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-05, 10:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,123
Posted By Altwegg

War.. ...games :D ...

War..

...games :D

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d120/stevensegal/12-24-05_1302.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-05, 09:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,712
Posted By Altwegg

teenaged riders, keep up the good work. Y'all...

teenaged riders, keep up the good work. Y'all will kick our asses when you get into your 20s!

As for the people laughing at you, well.. we all know who will have the last laugh once you all reach...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Altwegg

it takes time to get used to high cadence...

it takes time to get used to high cadence climbing. I personally prefer low cadences when climbing and sometimes even when on the flats. By high I mean 80=90 when climbing, and 90-100 on the flats....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Altwegg

Dude, I think you can get the 105 level...

Dude,

I think you can get the 105 level SPD-SLs for 30 bucks or less. Those are the ones I use.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-05, 09:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,452
Posted By Altwegg

- What are you riding now? Selle Italia SLR XP ...

- What are you riding now? Selle Italia SLR XP
- What did you ride previously? Why the switch (if any)? Flite TT.. rail snapped
- What do you like about your current saddle? What do you wish was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-05, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Altwegg

I suggest getting a whole bike and repklace the...

I suggest getting a whole bike and repklace the components you don't want.

You said the shifting was crappy in the Bianchi, that must have been a Campagnolo groupset hehe. Get a whole bike with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-05, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,740
Posted By Altwegg

well it depends on the terrain, but a typical 112...

well it depends on the terrain, but a typical 112 km ride for me is usually done from 6am - 11 am with a 30 min. rest. This ride has around 14 kms of climbing, with an equal amount of descents....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-05, 03:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,938
Posted By Altwegg

I've been using the XR-1 for more than 2 years...

I've been using the XR-1 for more than 2 years and they are TOUGH AS HELL!!!!!

Have hit deep and big potholes but these babies have stayed true....had them trued only 3 times their whole lives.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-04, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Altwegg

hell if i was good enough, why not? Roubaix shows...

hell if i was good enough, why not? Roubaix shows why our bikes are worth the money we pay (they're strong and tough..most of them anyway), and why cyclists are not just skinny guys in fairy suits.
Forum: Foo
05-20-04, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,263
Posted By Altwegg

no one cares

no one cares
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-04, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Altwegg

it was ok. not worth buying. Get a copy of Road...

it was ok. not worth buying. Get a copy of Road to Paris...waaaaaaaay waaaaay better.
05-02-04, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By Altwegg

Just don;t get a saddle with Ti rails. especialyl...

Just don;t get a saddle with Ti rails. especialyl the hollow ones. I weigh 175 pounds and i snapped a Flite TT Ti rail after just 6 months of use.
04-29-04, 01:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,388
Posted By Altwegg

www.kustomkruiser.com your wife would look...

www.kustomkruiser.com

your wife would look good on it in short shorts
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-04, 06:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,142
Posted By Altwegg

hey, ditch the Taos and get the Tack Allure...

hey, ditch the Taos and get the Tack Allure instead. They are as beautiful as the Taos, cheaper, and a hell of a lot sturdier. The Allure is made of aluminum, not plastic, and it used to be Tacx's...
04-27-04, 02:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,641
Posted By Altwegg

www.kustomkruiser.com

www.kustomkruiser.com
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-04, 12:19 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,202
Posted By Altwegg

It's all about supply and demand. Car tire...

It's all about supply and demand. Car tire factories make a hell of a lot more than bike tire factories.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-04, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,091
Posted By Altwegg

'Tol

I ride a semi-sloping Al frame and it is way better than my previous frame which was made of Tange (dunno which kind) steel tubing. The Al frame has a different geometry from my steel frame though,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-03, 07:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,559
Posted By Altwegg

Aaaah Cadex. For sale in PAris, France!

Aaaah Cadex. For sale in PAris, France!
07-23-03, 12:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,487
Posted By Altwegg

I use a Camalbak Rogue seldomly. You might want...

I use a Camalbak Rogue seldomly. You might want to try the Camelbak Lobo, it has more cargo space than the Rogue.

Here's a better solution. Take 2 water bottles, put them in you cages. Take a...
07-23-03, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 934
Posted By Altwegg

I think all Canon models do that. The A series...

I think all Canon models do that. The A series and the S series I'm pretty sure.
07-23-03, 12:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 934
Posted By Altwegg

One of the best reasons to get a Canon is its...

One of the best reasons to get a Canon is its "stitch" feature.
07-22-03, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 934
Posted By Altwegg

The A70 does NOT eat thorugh batteries. I have an...

The A70 does NOT eat thorugh batteries. I have an A40 and Energizers last around 3-5 days...that was when I was in France on vacation and I was using it all teh time. Pretty good if you ask me. Gotta...
07-18-03, 12:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,025
Posted By Altwegg

well, not really. We can't always assume that....

well, not really. We can't always assume that. Would you be saying that if Robin Wiliams was running for governor?
07-10-03, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Altwegg

Abongon, do you have a team joining the TTT sa...

Abongon, do you have a team joining the TTT sa Clak Air Base on July 26? I'll be there kasi, kitakits tayo!
07-10-03, 12:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,609
Posted By Altwegg

how bout the "white watch" when I'm not wearing a...

how bout the "white watch" when I'm not wearing a watch? hehehe
07-09-03, 01:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,023
Posted By Altwegg

" most likely will not buy shimano road...

" most likely will not buy shimano road components again, unless they refine their system. they probably won't, because shimano doesn't care what i think."

I agree. The status quo is excellent....
07-09-03, 12:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,023
Posted By Altwegg

Other sources say that they use a DT shifter for...

Other sources say that they use a DT shifter for the front ring because they don't shift the front much during big climbs.
07-08-03, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Altwegg

uy! gumwapo si Beloki ah!

uy! gumwapo si Beloki ah!
07-08-03, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Altwegg

post mo na pare

post mo na pare
07-08-03, 08:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,023
Posted By Altwegg

BOTTOMLINE IS. YOU HAVE A BIKE THAT YOU BUILT...

BOTTOMLINE IS. YOU HAVE A BIKE THAT YOU BUILT WITH A LOT OF RESEARCH BEFOREHAND, AND NOW, YOU HATE IT.

I HOPE YOUR FRIENDS DON'T ASK YOU FOR ADVICE WHEN THEY BUY BIKE PARTS.
07-08-03, 03:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,023
Posted By Altwegg

DUDE, YOUR POST JUST TELLS ME YOU ARE A POOR...

DUDE, YOUR POST JUST TELLS ME YOU ARE A POOR CYCLIST!


brakelever/shifters are stupid in general, ESPECIALLY the shimano STIs. you can only shift to harder gears one. gear. at. a. time in the...
06-25-03, 02:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,239
Posted By Altwegg

In my office, there are some people who simply...

In my office, there are some people who simply refuse to take the stairs even if they are going one flight up. NO WONDER THEY ARE FAT.

In my office there are some people who SMOKE at every...
06-10-03, 02:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,131
Posted By Altwegg

I primarily use my cyclo to monitor...

I primarily use my cyclo to monitor cadence...like during a climb or a race. I also have a heart rate monitor...for LSD rides, it helps me keep my HR down...and for races, it lets me know when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-03, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By Altwegg

Go all out. A rookie mistake is to buy bargain...

Go all out. A rookie mistake is to buy bargain parts, then realize that they suck so they ditch the old parts and spend more money on new ones.
05-31-03, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Altwegg

Dexmax, I'll ask my friends to ask Ave when...

Dexmax,

I'll ask my friends to ask Ave when they see him! Do try to come to the race on June 8..it'll be loads of fun! last year, I was dropped..so I want to redeem myself this year! hehehe
05-30-03, 01:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Altwegg

Hmmm, most wheelsets come in their own box. I...

Hmmm, most wheelsets come in their own box. I doubt the makers of these fake wheels will still go the extra mile and make copies of mavic packaging.
05-30-03, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Altwegg

Ah..Alex rims are not really "inferior"...they...

Ah..Alex rims are not really "inferior"...they also happen to make the rims that Shimano uses for their wheelsets.

Do you have the contact numbers of the guys whomake these wheels?

P3000 is...
05-30-03, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Altwegg

WHOA! I have NEVER heard of FAKE wheelsets!...

WHOA! I have NEVER heard of FAKE wheelsets! That;s new! Hmm...are they made here ot in Taiwan? I would not want risking my life on a set of fake wheels...who knows..they could fall apart anytime! I...
05-29-03, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Altwegg

Hey Dexmax, you're a framebuilder pala! Do...

Hey Dexmax, you're a framebuilder pala!

Do you know Ave Maldea of Cainta, Rizal? He is the most popular framebuilder here in Manila. He makes chro mo frames out of Tange Prestige tubing. The...
05-29-03, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Altwegg

My old frame was a locally made custom...it was...

My old frame was a locally made custom...it was only painted to look like a Colnago. Compared to my new one, I find the only one to be "noodly" but I will eventually put back the 105 components I...
05-29-03, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By Altwegg

Dude, are you sure you want your seatpost to be...

Dude, are you sure you want your seatpost to be unadjustable?

When I changed frames...I had to add a couple of millimeters to my seat height...must have been because the new frame had a slacker...
05-29-03, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By Altwegg

Try the Zefal IsothermX bottles. I have one that...

Try the Zefal IsothermX bottles. I have one that I use for long rides. Cost me around $4.

I also use Tacx bottles, but I freeze the water first so they can stay cool for my long rides. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-03, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By Altwegg

This happens to me all the time. F(&*(*...

This happens to me all the time. F(&*(* motorists! This particularly sucks when I am on a 2 lane highway and I have to ride on the road's edge just to keep from getting hit by the oncming a-hole. If...
05-29-03, 05:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,810
Posted By Altwegg

Finally! The sun is shining today....hope it...

Finally! The sun is shining today....hope it stays that way so we can ride :D
05-29-03, 01:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,810
Posted By Altwegg

Not bad! Those pros are pretty fast. We were...

Not bad! Those pros are pretty fast. We were hitting 60 kph during the crit and stayed at around 45-50 kph....I dropped out just as the pros broke away from the main pack of aspiring pros...I tried...
05-28-03, 11:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,810
Posted By Altwegg

Hey carle..if you plan to race, teh OCR might not...

Hey carle..if you plan to race, teh OCR might not be a good choice,. The geometry is too sluggish. Jsut a thought! :D
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