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Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By 2WheelFury

Lance wants to "tell the world something"

God I love the Onion... It probably will be reality before long though.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/lance-armstrong-wants-to-tell-nation-something-but,17973/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-10, 06:30 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,529
Posted By 2WheelFury

Expect to crash, or be crashed into. Bike...

Expect to crash, or be crashed into.

Bike shops love crits. It allows them to sell many more $1,000+ bike frames.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,783
Posted By 2WheelFury

Sweet ride. You got a deal even with the 105...

Sweet ride. You got a deal even with the 105 components. I'd have been all over that like Oprah on a baked ham.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,057
Posted By 2WheelFury

Duct tape is your friend... ...

Duct tape is your friend...




Seriously man, that sucks. Sorry to hear.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 05:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,116
Posted By 2WheelFury

Hard to do. I usually go after work. I need to...

Hard to do. I usually go after work. I need to be up and out the door by 5am in order to get to work by 7, which allows me to blow out around 3:30 or 4, home by 5 or 6, out the door riding 6:30...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 04:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By 2WheelFury

Anyone need a CA DeathRide Registration?

This bites for me, but I'm not going to be able to do the event this year - too many other time commitments with a new house, a new job and a 1-year-old son have made training pretty difficult to the...
Forum: Foo
11-23-09, 05:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,579
Posted By 2WheelFury

+1 to that. You never know who's armed, nuts,...

+1 to that. You never know who's armed, nuts, cranked up on meth, etc. I'm glad you took action, but the TYPE of action probably put you in a lot more potential jeopardy than you realize.

Like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By 2WheelFury

+1 But I'm biased.

+1

But I'm biased.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,550
Posted By 2WheelFury

Sweat is also corrosive.

Sweat is also corrosive.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By 2WheelFury

The FP2 is supposed to come with Ultegra/Most...

The FP2 is supposed to come with Ultegra/Most components. That said, it's a damn good bike, IMHO. Can't compare to the Jamis though (haven't had the pleasure of riding one).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By 2WheelFury

If three is good, four is even better...

If three is good, four is even better...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By 2WheelFury

Vodka?

Vodka?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,550
Posted By 2WheelFury

Well, if you ride in the rain a lot stuff is...

Well, if you ride in the rain a lot stuff is going to get beaten up over time. IMHO if you really want to ride, then lube everything up real good and go ride. Components do eventually wear out -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,438
Posted By 2WheelFury

If the bike is tuned properly you should be able...

If the bike is tuned properly you should be able to use any gear you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,550
Posted By 2WheelFury

Don't ride it in the rain and get a good trainer.

Don't ride it in the rain and get a good trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,269
Posted By 2WheelFury

I vote for high-end Al over low end C. Any day. ...

I vote for high-end Al over low end C. Any day. I've ridden both and I ended up with an Aluminum bike (albeit with carbon forks - but pretty decent carbon).

Life is too short to ride low-end...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,647
Posted By 2WheelFury

Ride more and they'll go away on their own.

Ride more and they'll go away on their own.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-09, 09:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,635
Posted By 2WheelFury

Way to go!

Way to go!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By 2WheelFury

Pics or it didn't happen!

Pics or it didn't happen!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-09, 06:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,316
Posted By 2WheelFury

I agree most LBS's are a bit sleazy and...

I agree most LBS's are a bit sleazy and overpriced however I can understand why this is - particularly shops that sell "real" bikes tailored to roadies. The clientele is very finicky and picky and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By 2WheelFury

True, everyone is a little different. For me,...

True, everyone is a little different. For me, running around 80% of theoretical max. HR seems to work pretty well.

At the end of the day though, it's all about burning off more than you take in -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By 2WheelFury

Works for me.

Works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By 2WheelFury

There have been a bunch of threads lately about...

There have been a bunch of threads lately about Orbea frames cracking. I wouldn't read into them too much in terms of statistical validity - I know a couple guys who ride them and love them (and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By 2WheelFury

0.8 * (220 - your age) = about the target heart...

0.8 * (220 - your age) = about the target heart rate you want
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By 2WheelFury

You need Shimano front and Campy rear. That's...

You need Shimano front and Campy rear. That's what the cool people do anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By 2WheelFury

+1,300

+1,300
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 10:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,509
Posted By 2WheelFury

Most drivers are fine but it only takes one with...

Most drivers are fine but it only takes one with a testosterone-laden jerkoff behind the wheel to make things very dangerous for you. Most of my rides go without incident, but over the years I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By 2WheelFury

Yeah, it's pimp. $30 isn't too bad. I've seen...

Yeah, it's pimp. $30 isn't too bad. I've seen some that were upwards of $70 though and all about touting their weight savings. That seemed really silly to me. For $30 maybe the pimp factor is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,144
Posted By 2WheelFury

The ghey is strong in this thread.

The ghey is strong in this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By 2WheelFury

Make sure you take a mega dump before you ride...

Make sure you take a mega dump before you ride too then. That's a good pound and a half right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 12:13 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 10,825
Posted By 2WheelFury

Free pointless post to help save Chester. He...

Free pointless post to help save Chester.

He looks like a cool cat. Besides, dogs are tastier anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By 2WheelFury

I find the whole notion of using CF for water...

I find the whole notion of using CF for water bottle cages to be rather hilarious. Simple plastic or aluminum cages are just as good and only weigh a few grams more.

If you're REALLY into...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 10,825
Posted By 2WheelFury

OK, my bad. I'll go watch some reality...

OK, my bad.

I'll go watch some reality television and forget all about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 10,825
Posted By 2WheelFury

I wouldn't be so sure... The current...

I wouldn't be so sure...

The current "recovery" is artificial and all we've done is infuse a few trillion (that's 12 zeros) of "funny money" debt into the economy.

My advice is to start...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,144
Posted By 2WheelFury

How do you justify having silky smooth legs and a...

How do you justify having silky smooth legs and a hairy ass?

Kinda' weird/freakish.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 10,825
Posted By 2WheelFury

"Rich" is being in a position where you're not...

"Rich" is being in a position where you're not dependent on a job for your income.

"Wealthy" is having a good enough income to live comfortably (typically I'd consider this anything north of $100k...
08-05-09, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 372,141
Posted By 2WheelFury

Geezus I want that bike - it's similar to the one...

Geezus I want that bike - it's similar to the one I had jacked last year. What are you looking for in trade for it?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,325
Posted By 2WheelFury

I'm suckin' right along with you.

I'm suckin' right along with you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,437
Posted By 2WheelFury

Pimp.

Pimp.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 06:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,755
Posted By 2WheelFury

Not 100% about this but I believe the standard...

Not 100% about this but I believe the standard max. grade per highway standards is 6%. Normally anything steeper than that (up or down) requires special signage.

You should be able to get the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,451
Posted By 2WheelFury

There's nothing wrong with running higher tire...

There's nothing wrong with running higher tire pressure (on dry pavement). Given how lousy the road conditions are around here I typically run around 125-130 psi and have very good luck avoiding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,123
Posted By 2WheelFury

Boy that's tempting...

Boy that's tempting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-09, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By 2WheelFury

Ride 'til you puke. Then ride some more. ...

Ride 'til you puke.

Then ride some more.

Do that for a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By 2WheelFury

+1 to the lakeshore path. It does get stoopid...

+1 to the lakeshore path. It does get stoopid congested if you're not out there early though. Especially in summer. And people don't pay much attention to the lanes - you'll get pedestrians,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 02:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 750
Posted By 2WheelFury

DA 7900 - what gives?

I'm considering a DA 7900 rear cassette because I want the 11-28 gears. Apparently this is the only line that has this but there's some sort of funky compatibility issue with the 7900 stuff not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,853
Posted By 2WheelFury

Bang for the buck it's very, very hard to touch a...

Bang for the buck it's very, very hard to touch a 951 (and yes, I've owned one of those in my past also).

For $30k you can buy a very well-kept 951 and enough mods to make it hang with brand new...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-09, 04:53 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,853
Posted By 2WheelFury

I have a 944 and my bike fits in the back without...

I have a 944 and my bike fits in the back without any problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-09, 05:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,453
Posted By 2WheelFury

Wear something cheap, as you're either going to...

Wear something cheap, as you're either going to get dropped or end up in a crash with the jersey getting torn to shreds anyway.

Crits are meatgrinders.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,133
Posted By 2WheelFury

From Simple Green's own website: ...

From Simple Green's own website:

http://www.simplegreen.com/solutions_faqs.php?search_query=aluminum&search=Search

I recommend (and use) their "precision parts cleaner". It's much less...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By 2WheelFury

Oh, FWIW I did have Mavics on my old bike (the...

Oh, FWIW I did have Mavics on my old bike (the one that got ripped off). They were (I think) heavier than the eastons but very durable too. Askium not Kyserium though.
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