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08-15-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,599
Posted By pcfxer

Tell her the truth. Most falls occur at or near a...

Tell her the truth. Most falls occur at or near a stop. I've fallen twice this season...recently with stitches involved and I was turning around and hit a rut. That said, descended hundreds of times...
08-15-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,683
Posted By pcfxer

Polysporin (there are 2 and 3 antiobiotic...

Polysporin (there are 2 and 3 antiobiotic versions.), if you want, try out L-Glutamine too. It's a supplement that is extremely versatile and prominent in the latest studies for burn patients, cancer...
08-15-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By pcfxer

Campagnolo Veloce RH Shifter After Fall

Sooo I fell on my way home, during a bike tour and that landed me in the hospital. My finger is slowly coming back and looks like I'll be riding at 100% soon. I want to make the right decision here...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By pcfxer

I live in Ontario, Canada. It gets cold and...

I live in Ontario, Canada.

It gets cold and crappy and I don't feel like driving in the city with crappy weather and low light (shorter days). CTS videos and the TSF don't have any interactivity...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,058
Posted By pcfxer

It is assault. In fact, you should now get the...

It is assault. In fact, you should now get the name of the person who told you "nothing I can do." and get them to put that on paper...then go to your local lawyer and let them work their magic....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,146
Posted By pcfxer

I don't really "get" why people can't corner...I...

I don't really "get" why people can't corner...I don't find it an art at all...do I read too much physics?

OP, please visit a doctor.

and in particular; when was your last eye check? Ask an eye...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By pcfxer

Tacx - Indoor trainer and "interactive" videos

Hello all,

it is bloody cold and sucky outside where I live and I'm huddling back indoor. I have downloaded their videoplayer and I'm wondering if someone has used the videoplayer with one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,643
Posted By pcfxer

Much cheaper to go SRAM, you also get DoubleTap.

Much cheaper to go SRAM, you also get DoubleTap.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,540
Posted By pcfxer

My LBS mechanic brought my rims and hubs to his...

My LBS mechanic brought my rims and hubs to his house to guarantee that it was done properly. It took three weeks and is psimet quality wheel for half the price. One year of commuting/training/racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,606
Posted By pcfxer

Are they saying Al+CF is more comfortable than...

Are they saying Al+CF is more comfortable than your steel bike or, are they saying that AL+CF is more comfortable than full CF? What exactly are you riding right now anyhow?

What do you want from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,896
Posted By pcfxer

You need a prescription of some htfu.

You need a prescription of some htfu.
08-12-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,146
Posted By pcfxer

You don't get it do you? Whether you are RIGHT or...

You don't get it do you? Whether you are RIGHT or WRONG you play by their rules. Play soft-dumb; "Yes sir I have seen a lot of cyclists breaking the rules and riding on the wrong side, and abreast....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-11, 07:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,404
Posted By pcfxer

A similar situation happened to me on the...

A similar situation happened to me on the weekend.

We both failed at communication but I was too close and was being inconsistent (should've been to his left a bit as I was before). Thankfully I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 05:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,056
Posted By pcfxer

Your logic is seriously flawed. People aren't...

Your logic is seriously flawed. People aren't claiming that at all, they are probably getting it indeed. YOUR MILEAGE MAY VARY.

You drive differently than they do, you drive on different roads...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-11, 07:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,969
Posted By pcfxer

I have a campy equipped TI/CF bike because of my...

I have a campy equipped TI/CF bike because of my LBS.

I raised money for MS research because of my LBS.

I have a $120 Cateye computer for $60 because my LBS.

I've gone to clipless (Look Keo...
08-09-11, 06:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,134
Posted By pcfxer

THIS! I love glancing at vehicles' drivers all...

THIS! I love glancing at vehicles' drivers all the time whilst smiling like the SMUGGEST cyclist in the world. I feel "pro" when I'm doing it ;).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-11, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By pcfxer

I'm still on the fence about it being "normal"...

I'm still on the fence about it being "normal" and just the way your body "works".

Sounds like you could see a Sport Doctor though and check things out that way.

Either way it's all about CLT...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20,046
Views: 4,402,472
Posted By pcfxer

FELT Speed All-Weather 700x25 to help me get home...

FELT Speed All-Weather 700x25 to help me get home on a bike tour. Someone decided to jump on their binders after indicating that they were finished their slow-down for train tracks and then drove my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 697
Posted By pcfxer

I just took my Bianchi with mostly Rival out for...

I just took my Bianchi with mostly Rival out for a rip. SRAM Force front derailleur, SRAM Rival crankset and the front derailleur shifts very fast and dumps to the small ring even faster. I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,368
Posted By pcfxer

My SRAM Rival cranks are installed just fine. I...

My SRAM Rival cranks are installed just fine. I do know that with a touch of water, the BB and crankset will never be the same. It was a PITA to get the crank bolt to move in the right direction and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By pcfxer

I get to work on a tricycle. LOL!

I get to work on a tricycle. LOL!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,577
Posted By pcfxer

This. Except it was with Toe Clip pedals. I...

This. Except it was with Toe Clip pedals. I sprinted up the driveway and jammed on the Veloce Skeleton brakes just enough to hear the tubulars fighting the tendency to slide until I came to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,219
Posted By pcfxer

Damn it, you buggers got me twice. Mother @(#!

Damn it, you buggers got me twice. Mother @(#!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,219
Posted By pcfxer

What is your budget? I also live in Canada so I...

What is your budget? I also live in Canada so I know the market pretty damn well here (mostly in Ottawa) but I have good idea of how Kingston is as well. Aluminum will always cost less unless you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,787
Posted By pcfxer

Call up your local University. Once you get in...

Call up your local University. Once you get in touch with the right people (takes a lot of phone calling and favour making), you will be set to hit the races. I got a good deal on hydrostatic...
08-03-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,827
Posted By pcfxer

I say that to the folks riding carbon and...

I say that to the folks riding carbon and Aluminum whilst I rip by them on my steel Bianchi + SRAM Rival setup. I also run tubulars too and that makes me more hardcore I think. I'd like to see steel...
08-02-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By pcfxer

Bump and congrats on the both of us...

Bump and congrats on the both of us meeting/exceeding our goals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By pcfxer

In.

In.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By pcfxer

That's actually a genetic selection passed on...

That's actually a genetic selection passed on from your parents. You should ask them and other family members about it. You should also look it up along those lines (shivering, genetics)...those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By pcfxer

He is so bang on it, it is shocking for a BF...

He is so bang on it, it is shocking for a BF thread! I use the same guideline as you do but chop it in half when it is hot out. Don't underestimate that sun; it plays a role too!

My favourite...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,309
Posted By pcfxer

It amazes me that there isn't a "rule" against...

It amazes me that there isn't a "rule" against riding clinchers. I can and do change tubulars faster than people change clincher tubes on a regular basis...

I also "feel" hardcore with my spares...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,309
Posted By pcfxer

Nope go up one more level from Vittoria. The...

Nope go up one more level from Vittoria. The Rallys are cheap and boy will they BLOW! My Corsas ran with twice the mileage and got small punctures. In fact, I have a rock JAMMED into the front tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 10:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,166
Posted By pcfxer

No. Vocabulary comes with experience. I didn't...

No. Vocabulary comes with experience. I didn't know what a Fred was until I looked it up. Guess what? Before I didn't know what SRAM was either...then I researched it on my own time. If one posts a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,166
Posted By pcfxer

I am still amazed that people shave their legs...

I am still amazed that people shave their legs for the argument of aerodynamics and yet don't shave any visible hair else where. I shaved my face, buzz-cut my head, shaved my arms and legs for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,367
Posted By pcfxer

Your muscles are too weak in that position. I use...

Your muscles are too weak in that position. I use to get this in the early season this yr when climbing. I'd go push it for some more speed but would bail after feeling the insane lactic acid...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,098
Posted By pcfxer

I averaged about 18mph for 50km after being stung...

I averaged about 18mph for 50km after being stung by a bee and killing a bird with the guts lining my bottom tube and front Veloce caliper. It was a fantastic ride :rolleyes:. If the riders are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,235
Posted By pcfxer

Are pedals required BY LAW to ride a bike?...

Are pedals required BY LAW to ride a bike? Analogy fail.

I see his point and agree, they should be bending over backwards to get you a sale...like any other sales situation. Clearly we have bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,069
Posted By pcfxer

This past week has been awful. I just can't get...

This past week has been awful. I just can't get up at 4AM to get the lowest temperatures of the day (22C). By the time it is 9AM it is already (32C) and extremely humid. The tropical air mass in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By pcfxer

I got a hybrid Ti/Carbon with rear carbon stay...

I got a hybrid Ti/Carbon with rear carbon stay and fork. It is an Eclipse frame made in Germany (new ones are made in Taiwan) now.

Carbon gives it that extra compliance I think, perhaps you could...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,614
Posted By pcfxer

I got Rival for $500. Took me 1.5 - 2 months to...

I got Rival for $500. Took me 1.5 - 2 months to source all the parts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,614
Posted By pcfxer

For my Bianchi Limited rebuild, I chose SRAM...

For my Bianchi Limited rebuild, I chose SRAM because I could source their components for the cheapest bang-for-the-buck package possible and because I have an undiagnosed hatred for Shimano. It's odd...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,115
Posted By pcfxer

Would you go for an 18.5 lbs bike with a 53/39...

Would you go for an 18.5 lbs bike with a 53/39 over a 21.5lbs bike with 50/34 for climbs?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By pcfxer

Not sure if it is thicker but I love my SRAM...

Not sure if it is thicker but I love my SRAM tape. I had my LBS do it for me since it was a PITA to do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,040
Posted By pcfxer

Please look-up one-upmanship. By you whining...

Please look-up one-upmanship. By you whining about a "worse" problem, that makes you bigger baby. Suck it up princess it could always be worse. When a fellow rider posts a thread about a ride its...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By pcfxer

Beat me to it. Descents affirm my love of the...

Beat me to it. Descents affirm my love of the sport (real ones where you go 60km/h+), ascents lead to the latter so I/we have a love-hate relationship.
07-11-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,815
Posted By pcfxer

Incorrect. It is the inverse CUBED. 40 vs 50 is...

Incorrect. It is the inverse CUBED. 40 vs 50 is 195% harder than going 40 or (1.25^3).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,941
Posted By pcfxer

Wow really? Look up; "Unable to empathize with...

Wow really? Look up; "Unable to empathize with social norms". You'll see that a female chasing a male is VERY different than a male chasing a female.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,941
Posted By pcfxer

I don't get it. Rule #5 of the velominatus.

I don't get it. Rule #5 of the velominatus.
07-11-11, 09:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,889
Posted By pcfxer

Firstly, we all understand accidents happen. ...

Firstly, we all understand accidents happen.

To excuse the driver at all in any shape or form demonstrates that you probably didn't watch the same race as myself. The cyclists were up in front and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 245,929
Posted By pcfxer

Finally, someone lighter than me!

Finally, someone lighter than me!
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