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04-23-06, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By velo

Well, the DeLorme sounds pretty good overall to...

Well, the DeLorme sounds pretty good overall to me. Thanks, everybody. I was debating about it or the National Geographic one (leaning towards DeLorme), so thanks for your input gps_dr, especially.
04-22-06, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By velo

Topographic Mapping Software good for planning routes?

Hey all,

I'm looking to buy software for my desktop that would be good for mapping routes for cycling. I'd like it to be able to tell me elevation changes (topographic) and specific street and...
02-10-06, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By velo

Dura-ace 10 speed and 9 speed compatibility

I have a new pair of dura-ace 10 speed cranks, but a 9 speed dura-ace bottom bracket. Are these compatibile? Or must I have a 10 speed bottom bracket to match the cranks?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-06, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,380
Posted By velo

If you can, try them on. You should choose...

If you can, try them on. You should choose whichever gives you a good fit, because they are all so similar in every other way. Think of it this way - good fit = optimum power output = ride faster!
12-14-05, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By velo

Although I've never tried it...I've heard of...

Although I've never tried it...I've heard of people spraying their feet with the spray-type deodorant before heading out for the ride. I guess this is useful for cold weather rides, also, so you're...
12-12-05, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,578
Posted By velo

Things that travel well that I often put in my...

Things that travel well that I often put in my lunches:

Rye crackers (like Wasa brand) spread with nutella, peanut butter, or fruit preserves (put the two crackers together to keep from smearing...
Forum: Foo
12-09-05, 06:55 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 730,035
Posted By velo

shake

shake
12-08-05, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By velo

My school DeSales University, in PA, has a...

My school DeSales University, in PA, has a performance testing lab. I know they're currently looking for subjects to preform underwater body composition testing as well as V02 Max & lactic...
12-08-05, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By velo

Actually, I am registered on FGF. I guess I...

Actually, I am registered on FGF. I guess I missed that along the way.
Forum: Foo
12-07-05, 05:59 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 730,035
Posted By velo

bubbles

bubbles
12-07-05, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By velo

Kurto, Nice read. Thanks for that post.

Kurto,

Nice read. Thanks for that post.
Forum: Foo
11-22-05, 05:33 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 730,035
Posted By velo

Catholic

Catholic
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Views: 426
Posted By velo

Rochelle is an endurance rider/roadie. She...

Rochelle is an endurance rider/roadie. She doesn't need mega power that comes with huge quads or glutes. She set that record on a lot of leg speed, I'm sure.
11-15-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By velo

Those bars, at least the Mavics, are typically...

Those bars, at least the Mavics, are typically used as track bars, so finding them in the narrower sizes actually shouldn't be that hard...
11-13-05, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By velo

Yes, patience...I'm doing well. You?

Yes, patience...I'm doing well. You?
11-13-05, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By velo

Anybody? Anybody at all? :cry:

Anybody? Anybody at all? :cry:
11-09-05, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By velo

Training Log Software

Hey guys,

I wondering if anyone has had any experience with either the Giga-Bike (www.giga-bike.com) or CrossTrak (www.crosstrak.com) training log software? Can you tell me anything about them? ...
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By velo

I believe those would be Dura Ace 7600 hubs. ...

I believe those would be Dura Ace 7600 hubs. They're not made anymore. It looks like www.businesscycles.com still has them in stock. Maybe he'll have parts, too.

Or, try here: ...
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By velo

No, I ride for Victory Brewing, so my bike would...

No, I ride for Victory Brewing, so my bike would be a red Specialized. Those bikes are Tiemeyers.
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By velo

Ha! It's a coincidence you mentioned that since...

Ha! It's a coincidence you mentioned that since it is what I'm currently trying to put into more concrete terms. For now I know I'll be doing the NRC thing come summer. This winter hopefully will...
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By velo

Yes, Holloway had a really good Worlds this year....

Yes, Holloway had a really good Worlds this year. I'm really going to be excited to see what he'll be doing next season.
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By velo

Downers Grove. It's been one that's interested...

Downers Grove. It's been one that's interested me for quite some time. This year it wasn't a team race (the majority of our team is Canadian), but maybe next year it'll be on the list and I'll get...
09-11-05, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By velo

Lotek! I'm comin' back... Nice to see you're...

Lotek! I'm comin' back... Nice to see you're keeping my spirit alive while I'm racing my bum off out there. Off season = some computer time...nice!
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By velo

Hehehe...you all are talking about me...well, one...

Hehehe...you all are talking about me...well, one anyway. Yes, yes, I'm coming back...slowly...

These might be a little more interesting to you:
...
09-11-05, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By velo

Cranks noises

Wow...I haven't been around in a while and now there are so many people! Because of this, I expect a pronto response! ;)

Anyway, I'm wondering why my cranks are making some loud noises. I...
Replies: 13
Views: 3,804
Posted By velo

A superbike? No. Those have been illegal since...

A superbike? No. Those have been illegal since a little after '96 Olympics. I was riding a regular GT frame. They are the frames the national team used up until this year when they switch to...
01-23-05, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By velo

Nice. Be sure to tell us how it goes from the...

Nice. Be sure to tell us how it goes from the trackside!
Replies: 13
Views: 3,804
Posted By velo

No problem.

No problem.
Replies: 13
Views: 3,804
Posted By velo

I tried looking for you. As you're probably...

I tried looking for you. As you're probably aware, there's not a whole lot out there. I'm sure there are a load of them hanging in Colorado Springs collecting dust. If you want real information,...
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By velo

Points racers will use road bars because there is...

Points racers will use road bars because there is no need for special steel "track" bars. These men and women aren't going to need the extra stiffness like pure track sprinters do. So, why use...
Forum: Touring
12-07-04, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By velo

I can vouch for the Cateye Cordless computer as...

I can vouch for the Cateye Cordless computer as well. I've had it for a few years and never have had ANY problems. It's simple to set up and use. Now that Cateye has come out with a new model, you...
11-21-04, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By velo

To be specific: the 5 Allen key

To be specific: the 5 Allen key
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By velo

Oval track. There's no velodrome in NH yet.

Oval track. There's no velodrome in NH yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-04, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By velo

True. If it breaks, it happens. Is it likely? ...

True. If it breaks, it happens. Is it likely? No. So don't worry about it. Just enjoy the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-04, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By velo

I've never actually heard of an aluminum frame...

I've never actually heard of an aluminum frame breaking. However, a few years back, I discovered a crack in my aluminum frame and was forced to replace it. It would have broken.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-04, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By velo

I hear the Shimano ones are very good and...

I hear the Shimano ones are very good and especially STIFF. I don't know that that's very important for doing the bike portion of triathlons, but if you'd use them for other races, you'd probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-04, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By velo

In addition to the easy out, triathlon shoes are...

In addition to the easy out, triathlon shoes are also advantageous if you are old school and ride clips-and-straps. There are no straps on the shoes, like mentioned, to get caught up in your clips. ...
Replies: 24
Views: 5,104
Posted By velo

Yup. Go ahead and give it a try. Track bikes...

Yup. Go ahead and give it a try. Track bikes are actually easier to ride on rollers. They force you to be smooth, so you won't be moving around nearly as much on them as compared to a road bike.
08-04-04, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By velo

I was in leaving for LA when Fitchburg was going...

I was in leaving for LA when Fitchburg was going on. Sorry, no report from me this year!
08-03-04, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By velo

That's a pure grimace,...

That's a pure grimace, velocipedio...LoL...there's no way you can smile in the middle of a pursuit! Thanks again for the support, guys. I had an awesome time in LA and am very glad that I came away...
07-08-04, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,268
Posted By velo

velocipedio, go to www.usacycling.org (the...

velocipedio, go to www.usacycling.org (the gallery) or www.cyclingnews.com and there are plenty of podium shots. Just look for ones that are 17-18 girls, either pursuit, points race, or scratch...
07-05-04, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,268
Posted By velo

Hey guys. Thank-you all for the support. The...

Hey guys. Thank-you all for the support. The official announcement for the Jr. World team (also to be held at the ADT Event Center Veldrome in California) should be made official today, or...
06-08-04, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By velo

Hmmm...that's stinks. That's the reason why I...

Hmmm...that's stinks. That's the reason why I was going to purchase it, too.
06-08-04, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By velo

Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-04, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By velo

Wow! THANKS BOYRACER!!!! That's such an AWESOME...

Wow! THANKS BOYRACER!!!! That's such an AWESOME deal! Hehehe...
06-06-04, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By velo

Good Luck! Let us know how it goes. This is...

Good Luck! Let us know how it goes. This is also something I'm very interested in.
06-06-04, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By velo

Is this HRM accurate?

Is taking HR from your finger accurate? Check out the link: http://www.performancebike.com/shop/Profile.cfm?SKU=10795
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-04, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By velo

Okay...what I'm asking is not just if anyone's...

Okay...what I'm asking is not just if anyone's had experience with the shoes, but rather IF THE CARBON INSERT WILL BE JUST AS STIFF AS A FULL CARBON SOLE, or close to it, anyway. Anybody?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-04, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By velo

I don't see them there. These are regular about...

I don't see them there. These are regular about $180. Are you sure you're looking at the Adidas RD Comp cycling shoes? If you're sure, could you give me a direct link?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-04, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By velo

Adidas RD Comp Shoes

I'm looking to buy a good pair of shoes. I really need them to be stiff. So, I'm looking at the Adidas RD Comp shoes. It says that they have a carbon insert. Do you think that this insert will be...
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