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Forum: Triathlon
08-09-05, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By Ajay213

If you can still find them you should be able to...

If you can still find them you should be able to pick up a 2004 Cervelo P3 for around $1700-1800, I don't think you're going to find a more aero frame for the money, even the Trek guys are impressed...
08-08-05, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,076
Posted By Ajay213

There's less sodium in a Diet Coke than in a...

There's less sodium in a Diet Coke than in a serving of Gatorade (40mg for 12Oz vs 110mg for 8Oz), the same as a vanilla Gu gel pack (varies between falvors), etc.

If the worst thing in your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-05, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By Ajay213

What's dangerous here? You only need X amount of...

What's dangerous here? You only need X amount of seat post in the tube to be "safe", anything more than that is extra weight. Basically the same with bars, get in the drops and figure out where you...
Forum: Triathlon
08-08-05, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Ajay213

Cervelo is nice because the design is thought out...

Cervelo is nice because the design is thought out around having a dual purpose bike, flip the seat post and you have a nice steeper angle tri-friendly frame. There is a bit of talk about the...
08-08-05, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Ajay213

Congrats, as my girlfriend likes to point out,...

Congrats, as my girlfriend likes to point out, taking 2 laps around the mall is good "excercise" for an "off-day"...of course the weight on the back pocket tends to get lighter and lighter, but still.
08-08-05, 08:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,076
Posted By Ajay213

That's exactly what they found, the soda wasn't...

That's exactly what they found, the soda wasn't doing anything about the weight, just the people who drank it tend to eat more, perhaps because of drinking diet softdrinks and perhaps not because of...
02-08-05, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ajay213

The Equinox has "tri angles" and may or may NOT...

The Equinox has "tri angles" and may or may NOT be legal (depending on which regulating body is covering the TT, for instance UCI rules won't let you ride a steep angled bike). A road bike can make...
08-31-04, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Ajay213

TVE (Spanish station) appears to be doing daily...

TVE (Spanish station) appears to be doing daily coverage of the Vuelta, 75 minutes a day.

It's available through both DirecTV and DISH (you may have to upgrade to the Spanish programming...
08-30-04, 02:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,146
Posted By Ajay213

When? Which stage that didn't involve above...

When? Which stage that didn't involve above category climbs or a time trial did he win?

Lance on a good day can push out 30-38mph for an hour or so during a TT, a pack of 100+ riders can go...
08-30-04, 01:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,146
Posted By Ajay213

A time trial is MUCH different than riding in a...

A time trial is MUCH different than riding in a group of riders for a "1-day" race. Which stage of the TdF did Lance win that didn't involve above category climbs or set in Time Trial conditions? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-04, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,640
Posted By Ajay213

3lbs won't increase your speed 3mph, however...

3lbs won't increase your speed 3mph, however riding in a more aero position will easily give you 3mph for the average rider on these forums. The upright position on a MTB just sucks when you are on...
08-27-04, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,849
Posted By Ajay213

Seconded! I don't quite get what the big...

Seconded!

I don't quite get what the big deal is about the guy, he was strong for what, 2-3 days in the TdF this year and all the sudden he's Grand Tour GC material? He's obviously a strong rider...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-04, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ajay213

As I noted in my original response in this...

As I noted in my original response in this thread, TIME offers a lifetime warranty on their frames.




Wrench Science lists the frame weight at 2.3lbs, and frame/fork at 3.1lbs. I have no idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-04, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ajay213

From my understanding, and my own opinion the UCI...

From my understanding, and my own opinion the UCI weight rule is more to provide a level playing field for racers. It keeps the highly funded teams from riding around on 9lb wunder bikes while other...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By Ajay213

I'm not you, but generally yes, the "excitement"...

I'm not you, but generally yes, the "excitement" of racing usually gives you a little boost.




Yes, at your speed a set of properly setup aero bars is probably good for a minute, maybe a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ajay213

Bah, that thing is heavy! ...

Bah, that thing is heavy!

http://weightweenies.starbike.com/articles.php?ID=21

;)
Forum: Triathlon
08-25-04, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By Ajay213

http://www.rennmultisport.com/ - 575 Disc wheel. ...

http://www.rennmultisport.com/ - 575 Disc wheel.
http://www.hedcycling.com/closeouts.htm - HED closeouts

The HED wheels are discounted because they have excessive (to HED) runout, so the more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ajay213

You can get a bike just as or almost as light for...

You can get a bike just as or almost as light for less money.




Not everybody rides UCI sanctioned events.
Forum: Triathlon
08-24-04, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By Ajay213

Is this a training wheelset, racing, both? If...

Is this a training wheelset, racing, both? If it's just for racing (and a few training rides on them) then I'd go for;

Closeout HED H3 = $310
Renn Disc = $400

A few bucks over your budget...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By Ajay213

I've seen more than a few other auction sites...

I've seen more than a few other auction sites that do that, there is a time limit on the auction obviously, but if somebody comes in to bid in the last seconds of the auction, the auction is extended...
08-24-04, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ajay213

Supposedly the TV station TVE (available with...

Supposedly the TV station TVE (available with some Cable companies, and some Sat companies) will be showing at least the first stage of the Vuelta on 9/4 for 75 mins, which I think would be right for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-04, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Ajay213

Bicycle Sports has a location up in the St. Pete...

Bicycle Sports has a location up in the St. Pete area as well - http://www.bicyclesports.com

They are very well respected as well for fitting.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-04, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Ajay213

These guys do a couple of different fitting...

These guys do a couple of different fitting setups, all the way up to "power" positioning (giving you the best position for comfort, aero and power). http://www.bodyzen.com/htmlsite/testing.html
...
08-18-04, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ajay213

Where do you get that? If it were just the 99ers...

Where do you get that? If it were just the 99ers that decisions were made for then why would they show some of the classics and the Giro? I'd be asking why OLN can get ratings high enough to show...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Ajay213

Supergo has a frame/CF Fork/headset for $250 and...

Supergo has a frame/CF Fork/headset for $250 and has gotten some good reviews.
GVH has some Raleigh's with CF Forks and stays for under $400, they also have some Cannondale's (CAAD 3 to 5) ranging...
08-17-04, 03:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,146
Posted By Ajay213

If Lance wouldn't have gotten cancer and he...

If Lance wouldn't have gotten cancer and he continued along the path he was, as everybody says, he would have still been a great rider. He would NOT be a Tour contender, at least not at the kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Ajay213

I'm very impressed with them as well, but I still...

I'm very impressed with them as well, but I still wouldn't ride them flat for any serious distance at all. A clincher, even the Tufo's, need air pressure to hold the bead securely to the rim. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Ajay213

The don't ride exactly like tubulars, but they...

The don't ride exactly like tubulars, but they don't ride exactly like clinchers either. I highlighted the above though, because it will be very dangerous to try and ride them while they are flat. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 06:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,653
Posted By Ajay213

Eh, since I've just recently gotten a "mountain"...

Eh, since I've just recently gotten a "mountain" bike and have been reading the "Mountain Biking" forum here the mountain bikers are just as big of a group of bike snobs as the rest of us.

Don't...
08-16-04, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By Ajay213

I thought it looked like a typical longer crit,...

I thought it looked like a typical longer crit, the heat must have been a killer along with the air quality in greece. The comment about the big break hits right on, plus there are a few strategies...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-04, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Ajay213

http://www.crumptoncycles.com/ - Custom carbon...

http://www.crumptoncycles.com/ - Custom carbon frame builder
http://calfeedesign.com/customframes.shtml Calfee custom carbon frames
http://www.veloeuropa.com Custom Carbon frames

Just start...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-04, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Ajay213

Yep, you can buy them here -...

Yep, you can buy them here - http://www.ceeway.com/carbon%20forks.htm

Andrew
08-11-04, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,095
Posted By Ajay213

How much do you want to spend? For $1500-2000(us...

How much do you want to spend? For $1500-2000(us in the us) you can get a wheelset that is just a hair over 1kg in weight (or even lighter), which would be awesome for the kind of climbing you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-04, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,139
Posted By Ajay213

A lugged frame uses "lugs" that the tubes fit...

A lugged frame uses "lugs" that the tubes fit into and are then "brazed" in place (low heat welding basically)

Image of a BB lug;
http://www.ceeway.com/Graphicpages/002_TWO_EVE_SHELLS2003.gif
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-04, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By Ajay213

http://www.martec.com.tw/

http://www.martec.com.tw/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-04, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Ajay213

Well the speed isn't outrageous, as you mentioned...

Well the speed isn't outrageous, as you mentioned you started riding 2 weeks ago, so your speed/time for your loop is pretty good.

Check out http://www.timetrial.org for some various results...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-04, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,139
Posted By Ajay213

Strength to weight carbon has a VERY clear...

Strength to weight carbon has a VERY clear advantage (more than 5 to 1), so if you have a 3lb steel frame and a 3lb carbon frame the carbon frame will in theory be 5 times stronger.



...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-04, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Ajay213

Very much true, they generally can't be repaired....

Very much true, they generally can't be repaired. But the repairability of steel/Al is often much bragged about, but it's not as simple as people make it out to be. Bend/dent/break a tube and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-04, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Ajay213

You'll be fine. Carbon Fiber is not a "weak"...

You'll be fine. Carbon Fiber is not a "weak" material, properly designed it is MUCH stronger than any metal material. Basically if you get into a situation that breaks a piece of carbon fiber...
Forum: Triathlon
08-08-04, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ajay213

The HAC4 (and other Ciclosport computers) don't...

The HAC4 (and other Ciclosport computers) don't truly measure power, they "guesstimate" based on a couple of things, but the results aren't given much credit by the power trainer guru's.

Koffee...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-04, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,558
Posted By Ajay213

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&cate...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=22681&item=3692097576&rd=1&ssPageName=WDVW

Ends in 15 minutes!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 03:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,458
Posted By Ajay213

What I find really funny though is that people...

What I find really funny though is that people don't realize the "power" of working out. The American Heart Institute (I believe it was them) released a suprising figure, consuming 2,000 calories a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 03:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,458
Posted By Ajay213

Not everything at McDonalds is unhealthy for you,...

Not everything at McDonalds is unhealthy for you, just the same as not everything at Subway is healthy for you (as you pointed out). And that will always be the case with "fast food", unless you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 02:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,458
Posted By Ajay213

To do what? People almost as a whole that follow...

To do what? People almost as a whole that follow Atkins have lower blood pressure and lower their "bad" cholesterol.



Depends what you get at McDonalds, a salad from there will be much more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,332
Posted By Ajay213

It all depends on the design and manufacturing of...

It all depends on the design and manufacturing of the frame. I can make a noodley Al frame or an ultra-stiff kidney pounding Ti frame. Carbon can be made either way (along with any other material)....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 09:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,458
Posted By Ajay213

You have to watch out at Subway as well, there is...

You have to watch out at Subway as well, there is quite a bit of junk there. My favorite sandwich (BMT) on a foot long with extra meat and cheese has more calories in it than most McDonalds meals. ...
08-05-04, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Ajay213

5cm, the nose of the saddle has to be 5cm (or...

5cm, the nose of the saddle has to be 5cm (or more) behind the BB. If you watch the pro's ride a TT, you'll see a lot of riders who ride on the nose of the saddle to get their body forward, there...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 02:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,458
Posted By Ajay213

Considering most of the rude people at my local...

Considering most of the rude people at my local super-market I'd say my "hunting" takes skills never thought of in ancient times and I would gladly take a spear with me.

Andrew
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,904
Posted By Ajay213

Simple economics, it's easier to build a single...

Simple economics, it's easier to build a single spec for a bike than to offer a lot of options (which would mean somebody has to custom build the bike for each order). So they make the best "guess"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 07:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,458
Posted By Ajay213

Go to the Doctor and ask him. Not...

Go to the Doctor and ask him.




Not my problem if people are stupid. People should consult a doctor before undertaking any kind of serious diet, wether it's atkins or one of the many...
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