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Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Drayko

Rolf Elans. They're similar to AC 350s but a bit...

Rolf Elans. They're similar to AC 350s but a bit nicer imo.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-06, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,443
Posted By Drayko

From http://www.ucar.edu/eac/bike/steep.html

From http://www.ucar.edu/eac/bike/steep.html
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-06, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,443
Posted By Drayko

I think the original start is the 93/170...

I think the original start is the 93/170 intersection, going east on marshall.
The mens pros did 8 laps, women did 4.
I don't have any results on me though, will look.
Now, during the excel stage...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-06, 11:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,966
Posted By Drayko

Anyone remember when Contador lost a pedal on a...

Anyone remember when Contador lost a pedal on a high speed descent and saved it, front shimmy and all? He kinda stood up on the ground with one foot, letting his shoe drag along, on the pavement...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Drayko

;) Fuji You should ride both though....

;) Fuji

You should ride both though. Geometry is different between the two frames. I like the frame characteristics of the Fujis better. This isn't something you'll be able to look and the numbers...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By Drayko

Since your commute is relatively short and you...

Since your commute is relatively short and you don't want to spend much or do other road riding, I recommend you find an old bike (garage sales, local craig's list, and thrift stores are good places...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 08:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,640
Posted By Drayko

Nice bike. Very fond of fujis I am too. I think...

Nice bike. Very fond of fujis I am too. I think they make some really nice bikes.

Just wondering, Did you take the pic w/ a Cannon digital camera with the color mode? It turned out really nice.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Drayko

Interesting...

Interesting...
01-07-06, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,636
Posted By Drayko

My shop in CO said that they had to have...

My shop in CO said that they had to have reflectors on bikes when they sold. It's also recommended for any street riding when visibility is an issue to have lights. I wouldn't trust a reflector like...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-05, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 983
Posted By Drayko

Tubular clinchers maybe? I know what you mean...

Tubular clinchers maybe? I know what you mean about needing to brake on some of these descents. I'm trying to figure out how to put on a front disc brake on my old road bike now.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-05, 05:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,188
Posted By Drayko

That's nothing, according to some very detailed...

That's nothing, according to some very detailed Nasa plans from the same era we were supposed to have research colonies on Mars 10 years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-05, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Drayko

Too bad he's not doing the Red Bull DH.

Too bad he's not doing the Red Bull DH.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-05, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Drayko

I have an Elan also and have not had any problems...

I have an Elan also and have not had any problems or grips yet. Awesome wheel and really well built. Feels very quick and lightens up the bike quite a bit. So far durability is great, even hit some...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-05, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,532
Posted By Drayko

A small pic of Merlin. I have some single...

A small pic of Merlin.

I have some single track right behind my house and whenever we venture out together it seems I lose him or he evades me or one of us is chasing the other crashing through...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-05, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,532
Posted By Drayko

Very cool dog. Although, I have a blue heeler...

Very cool dog.
Although, I have a blue heeler as well and just don't see him being content with just sitting along on a bike ride. I'd wager he'd jump out at the first scent of a rabbit... How's it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-05, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 852
Posted By Drayko

I think a bike with a built in power meter and/or...

I think a bike with a built in power meter and/or cycle comp would be cool.
Additionally, it'd be nice if we see some light weight, road specific disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-05, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By Drayko

If you use leather as bar tape, I'd think it'd be...

If you use leather as bar tape, I'd think it'd be cheaper to buy some leather, maybe from a clothing material or craft store and just wrap your bars with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-05, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Drayko

Heh he, it's the little things, I was elated when...

Heh he, it's the little things, I was elated when I did my first wheel change on my new Fuji and found no lawyer tabs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-05, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Drayko

no, fill based on your weight.

no, fill based on your weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-05, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,715
Posted By Drayko

I think this is Rolf's wheel patent: ...

I think this is Rolf's wheel patent:
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/5931544.html
from there
Filing Date: 1998-08-06
Publication Date: 1999-08-03
I think patents last 20 years from filing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-05, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By Drayko

Have you guys ever seen a race mech do a wheel...

Have you guys ever seen a race mech do a wheel change? I've heard ~6s for the front ~10s for the back. Although, their bikes don't have lawyer tabs.
As to getting faster, practice definately helps.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-05, 08:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,971
Posted By Drayko

So did the dummy not make it? :D

So did the dummy not make it? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Drayko

I have K-Wings and love them. Definately like the...

I have K-Wings and love them. Definately like the tops for seated climbing. I really like the flat part before the hoods too. They're worth it for me. They feel stiffer than my old no name al bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-05, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,979
Posted By Drayko

I highly recommend the Fuji. The frame...

I highly recommend the Fuji. The frame characteristics are awesome. I'd say $3000 is a great deal when you think of what you're getting. Remember saying that a frame is made of carbon fiber doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-05, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Drayko

If it's a heavy BB I don't think the frame is...

If it's a heavy BB I don't think the frame is that heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-05, 07:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,771
Posted By Drayko

Anyone have a nice clip of this? I've heard and...

Anyone have a nice clip of this? I've heard and read about it, haven't seen it yet though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-05, 06:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,436
Posted By Drayko

If you're thinking of a climbing frame, I'd...

If you're thinking of a climbing frame, I'd suggest remember the wheels too. I like em stiff, especially for standing climbing. If the frame is stiff but the wheels are mushy, it won't work well. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-05, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Drayko

jaws, sent you a pm. My lbs recommends...

jaws, sent you a pm.

My lbs recommends velomax wheels. Very durable, holds up to practically everything. Although, I might get the Campy wheels, if I was in your position, just due to the G3...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-05, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By Drayko

I'm really liking Purple Extreme. Has been...

I'm really liking Purple Extreme. Has been working well in all conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-05, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,795
Posted By Drayko

What you wrote definately makes sense but at some...

What you wrote definately makes sense but at some point in volume monoque molds are probably worth it. I say this because the Fuji carbon fiber frames are monoque construction, and offered in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-05, 02:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,499
Posted By Drayko

I wouldn't buy anything less than 95%. Slow...

I wouldn't buy anything less than 95%. Slow shippers should be avoided too. It's important to understand that sellers are just like you; they're trying to get a good deal for their sale too. So if...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-05, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Drayko

Aspide Arrowhead. I tried the saddle that came on...

Aspide Arrowhead. I tried the saddle that came on it and it was alright but didn't feel great like the Aspide. I've got a couple thousand miles on it and it's working well for me. But it's one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Drayko

Nice ride SaddleBags ;) Dog hair, I'll...

Nice ride SaddleBags ;)

Dog hair, I'll see, I think I found someone locally who'll do it for me. Thanks for the offer tho, I'll definately pm you if that falls through.



Yup, yup. Didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-05, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Drayko

Bling baby. I remember some rep. saying their...

Bling baby.
I remember some rep. saying their carbon cranks weighed more than their aluminum ones. Forgot who tho. Sure look nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-05, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Drayko

I was just thinking of a decal with my name on it...

I was just thinking of a decal with my name on it to put on the top tube on both sides. Similar to the way it says professional. I wouldn't mind if they'd need replacing every so often. I think I may...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-05, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By Drayko

Looks like someone mistakely put a buy it now...

Looks like someone mistakely put a buy it now...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-05, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Drayko

My Fuji, your thoughts. (Carbon, DA, and Rolfs)

I've been riding this for a lil while (not as much as I'd like due to weather and school but some) and thought I'd get a pic and share. I'll try to get better pics and do a complete review/report but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-05, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By Drayko

As far as a build kit, I'd say buy a motobecane...

As far as a build kit, I'd say buy a motobecane and strip it or wait for a performance sale and use a 20% coupon (hopefully) and you'll be able to get a lot of stuff for cheap.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-05, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,817
Posted By Drayko

Very nice pics. Definately likin the red. The...

Very nice pics. Definately likin the red. The whole build flows really nicely. How are your Hutchinsons holding up? I heard they tear easily but they're so cheap at my lbs. I'm tempted.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-05, 08:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,132
Posted By Drayko

I like standing when climbing, I think it suites...

I like standing when climbing, I think it suites me better (I'm on the lighter side). One thing I like to do when standing is to focus just on the upstroke. I don't pay any attention to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-05, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,196
Posted By Drayko

I've used Fortezzas and yeah, they do say max...

I've used Fortezzas and yeah, they do say max 165. I'd pump them based on you weigh though which would mean probably going much less than 165, probably around 100-130 depending on yourself and what...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-05, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Drayko

I hear you. I'll be in my yard, with my family...

I hear you. I'll be in my yard, with my family and some times of the year they'll just go after me. Nobody else, just me. I don't know what it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Drayko

I like it. Much better than the vw football one I...

I like it. Much better than the vw football one I keep seeing on tv.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-05, 04:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By Drayko

Speaking of ebay, just found this auction thanks...

Speaking of ebay, just found this auction thanks to cyclingnews pretty cool, pricy tho...
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7187570856
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By Drayko

Yup, I'll take a gravel or dirt road on my road...

Yup, I'll take a gravel or dirt road on my road bike. Although, that's when I have fatter tires on it (25 or 28). Quite fun I'd say, different definately.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-05, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By Drayko

If it fits buy it. Cables and tires can be had...

If it fits buy it. Cables and tires can be had for less than $50. For $11 I'd get it because you'll definatley get your money's worth over the winter. Also, depending on the bike, the old frame may...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-05, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Drayko

Is this the Ti verson? ...

Is this the Ti verson?
http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=108&subcategory=1123&brand=&sku=14776&storetype=&estoreid=&pagename=
If you're finding em to be 216 grams then they're lighter...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-05, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Drayko

You do know that the carbon fiber pattern is...

You do know that the carbon fiber pattern is added on to the structural carbon fiber. Or else it would be black. Just what the market wants. A good paint job definately looks nicer though. May cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-05, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,566
Posted By Drayko

Hard time believing it too. What 10 year old...

Hard time believing it too. What 10 year old would waste that much time writing that. And it looks too polished to be spur of the moment. Message is a good one and worth listening to though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-05, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,057
Posted By Drayko

A consideration I think you might find noteworthy...

A consideration I think you might find noteworthy is that a carbon fiber bike or frame will probably have much better resale value than aluminum.
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