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Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,873
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

It's way easier at a lower cadence, that's how I...

It's way easier at a lower cadence, that's how I got it down, but don't overgear by too much.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,633
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Hint: It's his sled.

Hint: It's his sled.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

The most pompous person on the team.

The most pompous person on the team.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,936
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

http://www.corebrewing.com/wp-content/uploads/2009...

http://www.corebrewing.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Ommegang-Abbey_Ale-11.JPG

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-10, 10:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,925
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

I really don't think anyone would ever undertake...

I really don't think anyone would ever undertake this sort of thing because they want a legit geared bike, or at least I wouldn't. More like an exercise in "why not?" I think it would just be neat.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,925
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Hang on, I just thought of something. Now,...

Hang on, I just thought of something.

Now, I'm not the most well-informed guy in the world when it comes to the internally geared hub, but would it be possible to build one for a penny-farthing?...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,925
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Me too. I think I'd like to own one some time...

Me too. I think I'd like to own one some time just to take out for gits and shiggles.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,925
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Actually, quite the opposite. You're right about...

Actually, quite the opposite. You're right about the gear inch thing, but it's the opposite problem. The gearing of a p-far is limited by the rider's inseam, so depending on how tall you are you're...
06-22-10, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,485
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Wait, so you: 1. Bought one perfectly decent...

Wait, so you:

1. Bought one perfectly decent bike.
2. Bought nearly enough parts to build a second bike.
3. Are now considering buying a second (nearly third?) bike.

All to fulfill your goal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

I'm heavier than you and I use 23's with no...

I'm heavier than you and I use 23's with no problem. Just inflate to sidewall/rim max, whichever's lower.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,994
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

GP4000s FTW. I switched to those when I had about...

GP4000s FTW. I switched to those when I had about 3000 miles on the cheap Vittorias that came with my bike, they're much better in terms of both grip and ride comfort.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 05:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,746
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Cycling. My primary sport is fencing, I'm an...

Cycling. My primary sport is fencing, I'm an epeeist.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,668
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

No you don't. (http://www.naafaonline.com/dev2/)

No you don't. (http://www.naafaonline.com/dev2/)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,901
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

This is the cycling equivalent of taking a "wide...

This is the cycling equivalent of taking a "wide stance" in the bathroom.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,449
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Blurple.

Blurple.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,821
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

About two and a half inches.

About two and a half inches.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-10, 11:47 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 50,727
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

To distract BF from his blatant doping, of course.

To distract BF from his blatant doping, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,505
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Did he tell?

Did he tell?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Personally, whenever I see a guy who is obviously...

Personally, whenever I see a guy who is obviously a serious cyclist but has outdated/vintage equipment, I always get the sneaking suspicion that it goes either one of two ways: either that guy is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,460
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Meh, I kinda like it. I see it as an homage from...

Meh, I kinda like it. I see it as an homage from LA to his friend and a cycling legend.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,169
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Keeper.

Keeper.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,419
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Ones you like and ones that fit, respectively.

Ones you like and ones that fit, respectively.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 06:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,011
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

NC isn't bad in places, but I'm going with Cali.

NC isn't bad in places, but I'm going with Cali.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

No such incidents with an LBS, unfortunately, but...

No such incidents with an LBS, unfortunately, but just this past Monday I went to test drive a car I'd been looking at and wound up buying it on the spot. So yeah, I know the feeling.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,221
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

HR all the way. Cadence can be done ok by...

HR all the way.

Cadence can be done ok by feel, if you've been used to turning a decent cadence already. If you really want to get a little anal about it, you can memorize the speed at 90rpm of...
05-20-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 46,085
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

I am shocked, shocked, to find that doping is...

I am shocked, shocked, to find that doping is going on here!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 06:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,516
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

I suppose everything's good as long as you can...

I suppose everything's good as long as you can still, y'know.... "HTFU".
05-17-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

That one, actually, is more of a trial and error...

That one, actually, is more of a trial and error type thing. A lot of the time it will have to do with your brakes more than your frame, and even then the actual size of the tire assigned to a given...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

You know that point when you usually get off your...

You know that point when you usually get off your bike? Don't.
05-17-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,557
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

If you're not planning on riding far or fast, you...

If you're not planning on riding far or fast, you really don't need drops.
05-17-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v315/doctorjazz/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v315/doctorjazz/picard_double_facepalm.jpg
05-17-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Aaaaaaaaand this. ^^

Aaaaaaaaand this. ^^
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,692
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

This. Bend your elbows more, and it'll put your...

This. Bend your elbows more, and it'll put your hands in a better position relative to the shifters. If that doesn't work for you, then you should probably either get a higher stem (which I wouldn't...
Forum: Foo
05-17-10, 08:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,885
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur...

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,115
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

While we're on the topic of Sora... does anybody...

While we're on the topic of Sora... does anybody know of an extension for the thumb shifter so people without freakish thumbs can reach them from the drops? I've looked and can't find anything, seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

I got a great deal on my 105s, with shoes the...

I got a great deal on my 105s, with shoes the whole setup came in around $150. They're my first clipless pedals, I'm really happy with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,164
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

What goes in my bag that I have on the bike at...

What goes in my bag that I have on the bike at all times:

Spare tube
Patches and glue
CO2 inflator and spare cartridge
Tire levers
Multitool

For a long ride, I'd have that bag, plus:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,408
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Now, the proper way to go about using your power...

Now, the proper way to go about using your power stats as a pickup line is to imply that you'll be putting out a 400W effort in the bedroom. Bonus points for doing this at a minimum cadence of 90,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,115
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

My roommate's got that bike actually, I rode it...

My roommate's got that bike actually, I rode it for a few miles. It's a solid starter bike, I didn't have enough time to really dial in the fit to match my bike but it was comfortable enough. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-10, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,408
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Did you show her your guads?

Did you show her your guads?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Scope out the bike and kit and pass giving them...

Scope out the bike and kit and pass giving them plenty of room.

Someday I think it would be hilarious to pull alongside and have a passenger hand out a water bottle and/or Clif bar, support car...
05-15-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Road-style pedals are less associated with...

Road-style pedals are less associated with accidental unclipping. SPD-SL FTW.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,166
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Hell no. That would be dangerously close to...

Hell no. That would be dangerously close to becoming a triathlete, and that would just be unacceptable. Plus I suck at it.

On the triathlete note, I must admit that I would like to do one Ironman...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

This. I haven't been in the 41 much recently, but...

This. I haven't been in the 41 much recently, but I get the feeling I've missed something.
05-13-10, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

Cheapo SRAM FD screwing up

Just yesterday I was taking a look at my girlfriend's bike, a Schwinn Wal-Mart MTB, and she was complaining that the front shifting isn't working. Specifically, I can get the derailleur to move the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,364
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

It's perfectly useful for that. It's somewhat...

It's perfectly useful for that. It's somewhat less accurate when used as a measurement of your penis.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-10, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

There's something to be said for old school, but...

There's something to be said for old school, but it's definitely not worth that kind of cash.
05-06-10, 08:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,893
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

That question pretty much answers itself. If you...

That question pretty much answers itself. If you can never stop peddling, you wind up selling way more than if you had the option to stop, and your commissions go through the roof.
Forum: Foo
05-05-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

I was really expecting to see a recumbent in this...

I was really expecting to see a recumbent in this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,914
Posted By JacoKierkegaard

I don't see the problem. The biggest profit...

I don't see the problem. The biggest profit margins aren't in bikes anyway, so it's not like by showing up on a BD bike you're assumed to be a source of no revenue whatsoever. Any good bike shop will...
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