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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By YATES

Gift Certificate: What to buy?

Got a $200 dollar gift certificate to my LBS from my folks for my twenty first birthday. :)

So what should i buy. How much additional cash would i have to throw in there for a decent set of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,472
Posted By YATES

wow interesting gold chain. How did you get it...

wow interesting gold chain. How did you get it already
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,472
Posted By YATES

The picture of the tarmac elite x2 has a sexy...

The picture of the tarmac elite x2 has a sexy paint job! (i believe it is the team carbon/red scheme). I'm definitely going to hold out another few weeks for this one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,472
Posted By YATES

Pictures of 2009 Tarmac?

Anyone have any snap shots of the 2009 Specialized Tarmac? I'm contemplating going and buying one today but i'd like to see the paint job of the new model before i do so. Thanks.
07-23-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,878
Posted By YATES

Better get ready to quit for a few days. I...

Better get ready to quit for a few days. I believe he's going to do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,425
Posted By YATES

Where'd you get that poster? I've got a place in...

Where'd you get that poster? I've got a place in my room where it'd look great :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-08, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By YATES

The color scheme on the first one is much cooler...

The color scheme on the first one is much cooler imo
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-08, 08:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,902
Posted By YATES

31 miles. Hills.. BIG HILLS

31 miles. Hills.. BIG HILLS
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,930
Posted By YATES

i'm surprised your heart didn't explode

i'm surprised your heart didn't explode
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,840
Posted By YATES

on pace for 200 by june 6th? why the deadline.. a...

on pace for 200 by june 6th? why the deadline.. a beach trip??? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,199
Posted By YATES

i find myself guilty of this on occasion.. minus...

i find myself guilty of this on occasion.. minus the lookback. However it always seems to be a group of 3 or more doing the break towards the top. No one really cares who gets there first. but why...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 25,790
Posted By YATES

yeah, but that style will catch the eye of many...

yeah, but that style will catch the eye of many younguns and get them interested enough to at least watch the sport when they have the chance to.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By YATES

I completely agree. But luckily for me I'm just...

I completely agree. But luckily for me I'm just buying the frame. The MSRP on the specialized site is $1750, but my LBS has almost guaranteed a pretty sweet deal in July because the new '09 models...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 09:56 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 25,790
Posted By YATES

Rock Racing is providing a much needed revamp of...

Rock Racing is providing a much needed revamp of the sport. I'm a fan of the wheels, yet blieve that they'd look better with black spokes and not green
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By YATES

thanks for the reviews. This thread has made me...

thanks for the reviews. This thread has made me go from thinking that i was about to buy a roubaix to thinking that roubaixs are for old people that do nothing but touring and tarmacs are for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By YATES

Specialized Tarmac Vs. Roubaix

After riding for 3 years i've decided to move up to a full carbon frame and transfer my SRAM Rival group over to it.
Can someone please explain the geometry differences between the two frames and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,914
Posted By YATES

It seems that most non-cyclists judge cyclists by...

It seems that most non-cyclists judge cyclists by the size of their calves. Which sucks because my quads have grown tremendously and i can't tell much difference in my calves since i started cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By YATES

Mellow Johnny's

So has anyone made it over to LA's new shop that opened today?
I'm interested to here a report/see some pics of how the shop looks.
(sorry if this is a double post)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,272
Posted By YATES

that store sounds bad ass and i'm sure will do a...

that store sounds bad ass and i'm sure will do a TON of business.. especially if LA is working the register.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,960
Posted By YATES

no where to ride in Houston? i was in houston a...

no where to ride in Houston? i was in houston a few months ago and there were loads of bike paths to ride on. Ever checked out the memorial park bike lanes? or the routes along the bayou. I saw tons...
05-04-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,425
Posted By YATES

Tool used to tighten the crank

My crank consistently loosens and i don't feel like hassling the lbs anymore to tighten it so i'm wanting to purchase the tool. What's it called thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-08, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By YATES

short. very short at 11 miles haha. Had to get...

short. very short at 11 miles haha. Had to get out because it's such a beautiful day but i've got finals to study for grrrr.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,285
Posted By YATES

I was told to tilt the nose of my saddle more...

I was told to tilt the nose of my saddle more upwards and this will force the pressure from your weight more on your sitting bones and less on your erectile nerve.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,501
Posted By YATES

good grief that's a lot of bike brands that i've...

good grief that's a lot of bike brands that i've never heard of.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By YATES

some carbon cages.... they look sharp

some carbon cages.... they look sharp
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-08, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,066
Posted By YATES

rain rain go away.. don't come back next sunday

rain rain go away.. don't come back next sunday
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,102
Posted By YATES

Why is it necessary to cut caffeine? All the gels...

Why is it necessary to cut caffeine? All the gels that i use on rides contain caffeine and don't seem to effect my weight loss
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,102
Posted By YATES

best excuse ever

best excuse ever
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By YATES

how close are you to him? tell him congrats from...

how close are you to him? tell him congrats from the crowd at bf
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,685
Posted By YATES

bibs fo sho. I can't stand to wear shorts after...

bibs fo sho. I can't stand to wear shorts after converting to bibs.. the shorts make me feel like i'm sagging now and the bibs are nice and snug
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,858
Posted By YATES

27 mile solo ride with a lot of climbing......

27 mile solo ride with a lot of climbing... crummy average so i'll neglect to post that..
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By YATES

I would die for a girlfriend that rode... other...

I would die for a girlfriend that rode...
other than that.. beautiful scenery and a pretty set of bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By YATES

I've got the sweep r and love it. However I've...

I've got the sweep r and love it. However I've never tried an alcheron...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By YATES

yeah those rivals brifters are sexy.

yeah those rivals brifters are sexy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,746
Posted By YATES

looks FAST!... The picture makes your chain look...

looks FAST!... The picture makes your chain look rusted.. Maybe time for a new one?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-08, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,683
Posted By YATES

not sure about the paint job, but the stem is...

not sure about the paint job, but the stem is sweet
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,258
Posted By YATES

a. because BF is a lot cheaper than a doctor and...

a. because BF is a lot cheaper than a doctor and he probably figures that one of the 500 people on this forum at a time has his same problem.

b. because a forum isn't the place to talk smack about...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,595
Posted By YATES

the product advertises 15 mins, which seemed to...

the product advertises 15 mins, which seemed to be fairly accurate.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 05:22 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,913
Posted By YATES

well your dumb then

well your dumb then
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,595
Posted By YATES

I said bonking just meaning that i was tired and...

I said bonking just meaning that i was tired and my legs were on fire. I didn't mean for it to be taken literally. I've done the route probably 100 times without ever actually bonking. thanks for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,595
Posted By YATES

and caffeine can effect performance that much? i...

and caffeine can effect performance that much? i always thought it was more about the carbs. I never really understood the effects of caffeine on athletics.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,595
Posted By YATES

Officially a firm believer in Gels

I've always been questionable about gels and nutrition products in general. I just began my third season of cycling and my first season of racing. For short training days i usually due a very hilly...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,628
Posted By YATES

ah! wish i had known about this when i was in...

ah! wish i had known about this when i was in destin a few weeks ago for spring break.. would have been nice to get away from the booze for a day!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,557
Posted By YATES

Greg Lemond... great athlete. HORRIBLE PERSON....

Greg Lemond... great athlete. HORRIBLE PERSON. He's just jealous that he'll never gain the fame that Lance Armstrong has and will continue to have. I don't know why he hates Lance so much. If he has...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 06:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,557
Posted By YATES

wow, one hell of a powerpoint put out by trek. I...

wow, one hell of a powerpoint put out by trek. I enjoyed seeing the timeline of events.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By YATES

I'm assuming that Trek would do the designing and...

I'm assuming that Trek would do the designing and Lance would do the publicizing and marketing... and maybe pick out a color scheme or two.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By YATES

specialized allez...

specialized allez...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By YATES

Armstrong Bikes?

So with LeMonds recent departure from Trek. Do you think there is any chance of Lance picking up the reigns and starting his own line....?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,237
Posted By YATES

Which shop was this in memphis? thanks

Which shop was this in memphis? thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,987
Posted By YATES

Have you ever considered about starting a blog...

Have you ever considered about starting a blog about your work experience. Maybe with a tally of how many bikes you've sold and how much money you've made for the store. I bet after a few months,...
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