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Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-18, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By dmcdam

If it were me I'd take speedevil up on his...

If it were me I'd take speedevil up on his generous offer.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,899
Posted By dmcdam

I would imagine Trek makes co-op dollars...

I would imagine Trek makes co-op dollars available to retailers to advertise specific sales and events branded with their name. At least that's how it works in most other consumer goods businesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,899
Posted By dmcdam

I think there are two types of people who fall...

I think there are two types of people who fall into the market for these services. The first are those that just are not mechanically inclined at all, and know it. These types usually don't have even...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,899
Posted By dmcdam

The mothership is probably making a profit...

The mothership is probably making a profit selling franchises. Are the franchisees making money is another thing altogether. Possibly doing okay if they're owner/operator scenarios.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,789
Posted By dmcdam

Congratulations on your dream bike! Ride reports...

Congratulations on your dream bike! Ride reports next please!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 06:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,899
Posted By dmcdam

Velofix started with in Vancouver in 2013 with...

Velofix started with in Vancouver in 2013 with one vehicle and are now up to over 70 locations across NA so I think they're well past the startup phase and evidently business is going pretty well.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,789
Posted By dmcdam

My vote is the green one hands down.

My vote is the green one hands down.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,663,494
Posted By dmcdam

My ex-gf had a sex toy that exact colour so I'll...

My ex-gf had a sex toy that exact colour so I'll give both versions a 'hot'
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,446
Posted By dmcdam

This ^^^

This ^^^
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By dmcdam

Then ride down the street on the Pegoretti,...

Then ride down the street on the Pegoretti, dragging the Fuji (also on fire). No judge would ever convict me. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,932
Posted By dmcdam

Silver - way more 'superhero'

Silver - way more 'superhero'
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-18, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By dmcdam

On one hand I'm sitting here really wishing I had...

On one hand I'm sitting here really wishing I had a Fuji to swap with you. On the other hand, if you actually did take me up on it I'd have no choice but to slap you silly before actually going...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,692
Posted By dmcdam

Good call. The 2010 Fuji probably doesn't do...

Good call. The 2010 Fuji probably doesn't do anything better or different than the 2017. The others all are more unique and that counts for something.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,350
Posted By dmcdam

You should start making bike components. If yours...

You should start making bike components. If yours were as good as the Chinese Campy bits I might consider buying from you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26,558
Views: 16,348,595
Posted By dmcdam

Love that blue!

Love that blue!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26,558
Views: 16,348,595
Posted By dmcdam

very nice

very nice
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,499
Posted By dmcdam

No in my experience. Take up golf, or hunting and...

No in my experience. Take up golf, or hunting and presto. Golf is the real killer. I know guys who buy a new $600 driver every year and swear each one is better than the last (though they don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,861
Posted By dmcdam

I would think you'd have to take the whole clear...

I would think you'd have to take the whole clear coat off the entire bike. Don't know if the other painted areas would be salvageable. I'm guessing not.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,861
Posted By dmcdam

Not sure how you could touch up one colour under...

Not sure how you could touch up one colour under a clear coat without sanding down the whole things. Seems more like a professional repaint job to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,657
Posted By dmcdam

Agreed. I dropped one when I was installing it...

Agreed. I dropped one when I was installing it and the damn thing just took off. Haven't seen it since.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By dmcdam

Sounds like a great bike - love the Celeste...

Sounds like a great bike - love the Celeste choice. Post pics when you get it!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By dmcdam

Fify

Fify
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,215
Posted By dmcdam

One buckle and two Velcro straps for me, both on...

One buckle and two Velcro straps for me, both on my road and mtb shoes. I had an old pair of mtb shoes with laces and a big Velcro pad that covered them. I haven't noticed any difference in comfort....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,953
Posted By dmcdam

Rode the heck out of the MUP and thought I was...

Rode the heck out of the MUP and thought I was hot s**t.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 198,529
Posted By dmcdam

You've posted this rig before and I love it more...

You've posted this rig before and I love it more each time. Perfectly done and looks like a blast to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 14,261
Posted By dmcdam

No, but perhaps a bit less fugly.

No, but perhaps a bit less fugly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,095
Posted By dmcdam

Fair warning - the LBS changing the bars and...

Fair warning - the LBS changing the bars and saddle doesn't make it into a women's specific bike. It has more to do with the geometry of the frame. If it were my money I'd move along to a shop that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmcdam

Walking and carrying a 30lb bag on your back...

Walking and carrying a 30lb bag on your back helps keep nice and warm without generating a full sweat.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 14,261
Posted By dmcdam

Sorry, probably came off sounding like more of a...

Sorry, probably came off sounding like more of a d--k than I wanted to. The only special discussion seems to be about the strange geometry and the fact it didn't sell and is now on for a bargain. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmcdam

Now now, let's not be like that.

Now now, let's not be like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 14,261
Posted By dmcdam

Seriously? It's an okay steel bike with out of...

Seriously? It's an okay steel bike with out of the norm geometry. Let's not over romanticize things. I know you love your bike but to wax poetic about it for pages and pages, while back-handedly...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmcdam

I'll golf in much colder weather than I'll ride....

I'll golf in much colder weather than I'll ride. I'm much warmer without the generated wind and a flask of whiskey seems to work better on foot.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,707
Posted By dmcdam

I've always liked Twin Six.

I've always liked Twin Six.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,732
Posted By dmcdam

I thought about giving a serious, thoughtful...

I thought about giving a serious, thoughtful answer to the OP's conundrum but then I guess I just went on living my life.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,800
Posted By dmcdam

Sorry you're having a hard time understanding the...

Sorry you're having a hard time understanding the point. It isn't about the rider trying too hard, it's about the look of the bike. It just doesn't look right on all bikes, functional or not. We...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-16, 01:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,845
Posted By dmcdam

CF is the best material for a bike frame...except...

CF is the best material for a bike frame...except for all the others.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,800
Posted By dmcdam

I think a slammed stem looks great on some bikes...

I think a slammed stem looks great on some bikes but others, well it looks like they're trying too hard. It's like a slammed suspension on a car - doesn't suit them all.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,235
Posted By dmcdam

Sometimes I'm grinding a bit lower than 90 but...

Sometimes I'm grinding a bit lower than 90 but doable most of the time. I get the need for the larger cogs, just that 32-34 seems a bit extreme to me unless one is riding mountains.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,235
Posted By dmcdam

I run Ultegra 6800 compact with 11-28 rear and I...

I run Ultegra 6800 compact with 11-28 rear and I can get up just about anything, and I'm waaaaay too big to be an effective climber.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 198,529
Posted By dmcdam

People like me with short legs appreciate them. I...

People like me with short legs appreciate them. I ride a M frame with zero extra room for standover. With a horizontal TT I'd have to be on a small which with a stupid long stem and setback post.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,624
Posted By dmcdam

The heart wants what the heart wants.

The heart wants what the heart wants.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,624
Posted By dmcdam

I think if I was wanting a custom painted Chinese...

I think if I was wanting a custom painted Chinese frame I'd get the frame raw and get it painted somewhere local.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By dmcdam

Gotcha - here we go 501764

Gotcha - here we go

501764
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By dmcdam

How about a link to the Fuji so we don't have to...

How about a link to the Fuji so we don't have to read your post, say "huh, not familiar with that frame," the. Have to go look for it. Just common courtesy. It's like starting a thread about a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 198,529
Posted By dmcdam

501571

501571
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By dmcdam

Not my computation - it's published information...

Not my computation - it's published information from the credit reporting agencies. Of course they want to see your verified income but it's way more than just how much cash you have in your bank...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By dmcdam

When did the OP mention he wanted to accumulate...

When did the OP mention he wanted to accumulate wealth? He asked about getting a new bike and mentioned wanting to repair his credit score. That's what all these replies are about. Your credit score...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By dmcdam

Everything I've read about how your credit score...

Everything I've read about how your credit score is compiled and not one mention of how much cash you have on hand. Unused credit yes, but nothing about bank balances.



Payment history - 35%
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By dmcdam

Taking out loans and effectively paying them back...

Taking out loans and effectively paying them back on time will absolutely help repair one's credit rating. Putting money in the bank and sitting on it doesn't fix your credit. Lenders want to see a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By dmcdam

At least post a nice pic of the bike then! :thumb:

At least post a nice pic of the bike then! :thumb:
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