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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,677
Posted By wai2fast

Excellent build! Looks like a really...

Excellent build! Looks like a really funky/extreme bend on that brake cable between around the seat tube/top tube area.
Forum: Northeast
11-16-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By wai2fast

As others said already the city does a pretty...

As others said already the city does a pretty good job at clearing the snow. The only place I really ever found that studded tires were needed were the bike paths on the bridges (both Williamsburg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 613
Posted By wai2fast

I have friends running the iPhone version and...

I have friends running the iPhone version and they have experienced nothing but problems with it. I'm using the Android version and have zero problems with it in Central Park/NYC.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By wai2fast

NYPD has backed off with enforcing the red lights...

NYPD has backed off with enforcing the red lights inside the park. I was reluctant to ride in the park after I got a ticket back in January, but it seems like things are back to normal now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By wai2fast

More than just internal cable routing. Massively...

More than just internal cable routing. Massively stiffer and lighter than the current SL3. The "base" model SL4 is even stiffer than the current S-Works SL3. They didn't claim that it is stiffer or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By wai2fast

There are some hotel options in Astoria, Queens,...

There are some hotel options in Astoria, Queens, just across the East River from Manhattan. A couple of subway stops to midtown for non-cycling activities (shows, shops, dining, etc.). 2 miles to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-09, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By wai2fast

To answer the original post, going to the fork...

To answer the original post, going to the fork with less rake will result in more trail, resulting in a slower turning, more stable bike.

http://velonews.com/article/7322
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,266
Posted By wai2fast

- Cadence has done more to support the local...

- Cadence has done more to support the local racing scene than most of the other more established bikes shops in NYC. They've sponsored the Prospect Park Series, Tuesday nights at Floyd Bennett and...
02-25-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By wai2fast

FYI. The race organizer (for the Cadence Cup race...

FYI. The race organizer (for the Cadence Cup race and not the Central Park Spring Series) is looking for volunteers to serve as marshals. I think he only has a handful so far and the race will be...
Forum: Northeast
02-16-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,474
Posted By wai2fast

Years ago I brought my bike onto an Amtrak from...

Years ago I brought my bike onto an Amtrak from NYC to Altoona, PA using a hard shell case. I slid it into one of those closet/luggage spaces at the end of the car near the door with no problem.
02-01-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,084
Posted By wai2fast

So did they clear that landslide already?...

So did they clear that landslide already? http://www.njpalisades.org/
Forum: Northeast
01-20-09, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By wai2fast

Was there in the park at the same time with three...

Was there in the park at the same time with three other teammates. Yes, it was cold. :thumb:
01-05-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,829
Posted By wai2fast

Three Cat. 4 fields. This is gonna rock!

Three Cat. 4 fields. This is gonna rock!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By wai2fast

Just slow down, especially if you're in the park...

Just slow down, especially if you're in the park in the afternoon. I ride in Central Park once in a while, but find I need to be in and out of the park by 10AM before the foot traffic makes it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 11,940
Posted By wai2fast

This is real and legit. I have friends that have...

This is real and legit. I have friends that have been snatching up iPods and gift cards at 30% off (before they bumped it back down to 25%). They were at this months ago and got back thousands...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By wai2fast

I've had numerous good experiences in the past...

I've had numerous good experiences in the past with Bicycle Habitat dating back to the early 90s. That's why I decided to bring my business back to them. Time to look for another shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By wai2fast

My Bicycle Habitat story: Place an order and...

My Bicycle Habitat story:
Place an order and deposit for a bike on May 3rd. Six months later, I learned that the bike arrived and they sold it to someone else. They said they called me to inform me...
08-05-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By wai2fast

I thought the big checkered flag at the finish...

I thought the big checkered flag at the finish line was more than sufficient. :lol: If it makes you feel any better, I saw a guy in the 1/2/3 race a couple of weeks back celebrating after he took a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 06:34 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 17,624
Posted By wai2fast

I couldn't have said it better myself. Educate...

I couldn't have said it better myself. Educate the public as opposed to agitating them.
07-26-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By wai2fast

The average speed in the Cat. 4 race today was...

The average speed in the Cat. 4 race today was 25.3 mph. Numerous attacks and some sketchy moments on the final lap, but fortunately we all finished rubber side down.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,814
Posted By wai2fast

I had the same issue about three weeks ago. It...

I had the same issue about three weeks ago. It started when I swapped out a saddle and the new saddle resulted in a slightly higher position. I lowered the saddle since by about 1cm and took two...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,192
Posted By wai2fast

If BD is willing to replace these failing,...

If BD is willing to replace these failing, generic parts with higher quality, name-brand parts, then why not just spec the bikes with these better parts instead of waiting for the generic ones to...
03-20-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By wai2fast

As the previous post stated, IT'S A TOUR! NOT A...

As the previous post stated, IT'S A TOUR! NOT A RACE. Watch out for people stopping for no reason in the middle of the road. Watch out for people running across the road. And watch out for people zig...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-08, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,265
Posted By wai2fast

He's probably on holiday since it is Chinese New...

He's probably on holiday since it is Chinese New Year.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,577
Posted By wai2fast

New York City = Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens,...

New York City = Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island.

I was born and raised in NYC. I've lived in Queens my entire life (other than my college years). Does this make me less of a New...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-07, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,472
Posted By wai2fast

I emailed TRP a month ago regarding the pads and...

I emailed TRP a month ago regarding the pads and was told to use Shimano-specific ones.
12-17-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 372,141
Posted By wai2fast

Have: - NEW HED Stinger 5.0 Carbon Lite Tubular...

Have:
- NEW HED Stinger 5.0 Carbon Lite Tubular // FRONT WHEEL ONLY

Want any reasonable combination of the items below (in good to excellent shape, please):
- Selle Italia SLR saddle // white
-...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,529
Posted By wai2fast

Interesting bit about tubular tape... Second...

Interesting bit about tubular tape...

Second to last entry on the page:
http://www.velonews.com/tech/report/articles/7183.0.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-07, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By wai2fast

Signature Cycles on West End Avenue.

Signature Cycles on West End Avenue.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By wai2fast

I'm pretty certain that had you contacted Ming at...

I'm pretty certain that had you contacted Ming at PF, you would have a new frame in hand by now and maybe even blissfully ripping up your favorite training roads on your new bike.

Just take the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-07, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 62,365
Posted By wai2fast

Please do get some Campy as that is what I am...

Please do get some Campy as that is what I am running on both my bikes right now. Thanks for putting this together for us!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-07, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 62,365
Posted By wai2fast

I'm actually in the market for a set of 50mm...

I'm actually in the market for a set of 50mm carbon tubulars right now, so count me in if this group buy ever happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By wai2fast

What wheels are you running? Just curious.

What wheels are you running? Just curious.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-07, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By wai2fast

I've stripped the parts off my RS and slapped...

I've stripped the parts off my RS and slapped them back on my steel frame. There's absolutely nothing wrong with the RS. It fits like a glove and it's STIFF, as advertised, but I guess I'm looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 06:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By wai2fast

I lived and raced in Pittsburgh about 10 years...

I lived and raced in Pittsburgh about 10 years ago and those images heading up Mount Washington brought back memories. Have you gone up Sycamore? =)
Forum: Northeast
07-24-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,685
Posted By wai2fast

Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: Northeast
07-12-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 24,386
Posted By wai2fast

Sunnyside, Queens. Please add me to the list. ...

Sunnyside, Queens. Please add me to the list.

I'm thinking of hitting up CP for a couple of easy laps tonight if anyone else here is up to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-07, 08:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 8,915
Posted By wai2fast

With some modifications (photoshopped), I think...

With some modifications (photoshopped), I think this bike can be HOT!
http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u37/wai2fast/modified.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-07, 04:26 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 66,740
Posted By wai2fast

I threw on some new parts and figured I share the...

I threw on some new parts and figured I share the pic with you guys.

http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u37/wai2fast/updated.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 04:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,343
Posted By wai2fast

My Sunday ride lasted over 12 hours and covered...

My Sunday ride lasted over 12 hours and covered about 6,500 miles -- Flight back from Japan. =)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,334
Posted By wai2fast

multi-use path? or road? either case a dog have...

multi-use path? or road? either case a dog have no business being in the middle of this stretch of asphalt.

http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u37/wai2fast/041031times.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By wai2fast

The service road next to the LIE out to Long...

The service road next to the LIE out to Long Island is another option.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,452
Posted By wai2fast

jook = congee. The breakfast of asian champions....

jook = congee. The breakfast of asian champions. ha!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,395
Posted By wai2fast

I had a 92 Epic (which looked quite similar to...

I had a 92 Epic (which looked quite similar to the one you have posted here) and experienced all kinds of BB flex with it. I rode a 52cm so I imagine the BB flex with a 60cm frame would be worse.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,537
Posted By wai2fast

There are traffic lights in the park, but we have...

There are traffic lights in the park, but we have no clue who had the right of way. The person that posted on CL said he/she "stepped out on 'The Crosswalk' on purpose" like he/she was looking for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-07, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By wai2fast

i stopped doing this ride ages ago. Too many...

i stopped doing this ride ages ago. Too many people seem to think that because the roads are closed to traffic that it's a race to Staten Island resulting in countless crashes and wrecks on the road....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-07, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By wai2fast

1. First race was in 1994, Slippert Rock College...

1. First race was in 1994, Slippert Rock College Crit, and I was 20.
2. Went into the race with no expectations. Ended up finishing with the front group of 15 riders.
3. I learned I needed more...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By wai2fast

I'm running Reynolds Alta Race wheels (shimano...

I'm running Reynolds Alta Race wheels (shimano hub) with AC cassette and have no problems to report.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 66,740
Posted By wai2fast

blandin, I thought about removing the decals on...

blandin, I thought about removing the decals on the wheels, but after reading about how that task almost drove you bonkers I decided to leave them as is. I also thought about the black cages, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-07, 09:47 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 66,740
Posted By wai2fast

Here's my RS, which I just finished building this...

Here's my RS, which I just finished building this morning.

RS 50cm
ID14 fork
Campy Centaur brakes, shifters, derailleurs
FSA SLK cranks
FSA Platinum Pro BB
Reynolds Alta Race wheels
Veloflex...
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