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Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By Tristan86

I have seen people do this as well. It looked...

I have seen people do this as well. It looked very convenient. The glue won't wash out but you could use some acetone or something to get it out when you wanted to. Not sure what botto's problem with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Tristan86

The stem you posted has some of the most low key...

The stem you posted has some of the most low key branding you see on components
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,649
Posted By Tristan86

Yea I really don't see how that picture as...

Yea I really don't see how that picture as anything to do with the wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,880
Posted By Tristan86

People start to hate on things that get too...

People start to hate on things that get too popular. Some people hate ipods, just because they want to be different. Treks are fine bikes
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Tristan86

I would say its set up more for touring with the...

I would say its set up more for touring with the triple but certainly nothing would stop you from racing
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Tristan86

Its set up for the road

Its set up for the road
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 12:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,931
Posted By Tristan86

I agree, I highly doubt I have ever been limited...

I agree, I highly doubt I have ever been limited by how much air I could breathe, although I wish that were an excuse. Sometimes I climb in the drops, its just another position to cycle through, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Tristan86

I also have alu bar and stem and never had this...

I also have alu bar and stem and never had this problem. I feel like the tape is a bad idea, the glue might make the bars slip, just a feeling though
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 01:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,849
Posted By Tristan86

I love mine, I have a size 42, and have fairly...

I love mine, I have a size 42, and have fairly wide shoulders. People seem to trend toward wider bars these days but they feel great to me. I also have large hands so I am not sure how they would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tristan86

If it is off topic and irrelevant than it...

If it is off topic and irrelevant than it shouldn't be in any post, new or old. Nothing wrong with adding to an old post if there is more to be said. But with the amount of crap on this forum being...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-10, 04:45 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 43,606
Posted By Tristan86

Looks nice, LBS didn't do a very good job on the...

Looks nice, LBS didn't do a very good job on the tape though
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Tristan86

When it stops working it would be time to replace...

When it stops working it would be time to replace it. If you are looking for a reason to upgrade than just do it
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 751
Posted By Tristan86

Unless you were using a hammer to adjust the RD I...

Unless you were using a hammer to adjust the RD I don't know how that would happen, haha
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,827
Posted By Tristan86

You can ride there if there isn't cars, I don't...

You can ride there if there isn't cars, I don't think that is the problem
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tristan86

The only thing you pay more for is looks and...

The only thing you pay more for is looks and ventilation, all helmets meet the same safety standards
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-09, 11:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,034
Posted By Tristan86

I think he meant they shouldn't be turned that...

I think he meant they shouldn't be turned that far out. Meaning you should tighten the cables on the derailleurs because the barrel adjusters are at their limit
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,214
Posted By Tristan86

If your in your mid 20's you really shouldn't be...

If your in your mid 20's you really shouldn't be worrying about your knees
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,102
Posted By Tristan86

I really don't understand people who complain...

I really don't understand people who complain about carbon cages. The things job is for a water bottle to sit in it. It doesn't need to have bombproof construction. I have never seen a broken carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By Tristan86

Well its taped on his bar so I am pretty sure its...

Well its taped on his bar so I am pretty sure its not imaginary bar tape
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-09, 12:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By Tristan86

It really does look great in person, the glare in...

It really does look great in person, the glare in that photo might make it look a little too smooth and perfect. Here is a different angle. Also shows the before and after
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,046
Posted By Tristan86

I wish I had a video of a crash I saw on a group...

I wish I had a video of a crash I saw on a group ride. This guy had poor eyesight and wasn't wearing his glasses (big mistake). We came to some road work at the bottom of a hill and concrete blocks...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,046
Posted By Tristan86

You people are really sensitive. They guy was...

You people are really sensitive. They guy was fine. I recently broke my wrist mountain biking and I would love to have a video of it to watch and laugh about
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,382
Posted By Tristan86

Haha, just a joke. I could certainly use to lose...

Haha, just a joke. I could certainly use to lose a few pounds considering I have been off the bike for a few weeks recovering from wrist surgery :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,382
Posted By Tristan86

Everyone who says lose weight off yourself...

Everyone who says lose weight off yourself instead of the bike is fat :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By Tristan86

Hmm, I am not sure what you mean by real shellac....

Hmm, I am not sure what you mean by real shellac. I used Bulls Eye Amber Shellac (found in any hardware store). It is made with real shellac resin with alcohol. You can buy shellac flakes which are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By Tristan86

I used cork tape and shellac to get a leather...

I used cork tape and shellac to get a leather look on one of my bikes. I think it looks better than leather, and cheaper and lasts longer
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Tristan86

This is a bike forum, people ask for opinions...

This is a bike forum, people ask for opinions sometimes. What is wrong with you?

To the OP, I would go for white. I like the look of yellow on a road bike, I think it will look nice
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
Posted By Tristan86

Sometimes people look back when riding a bike,...

Sometimes people look back when riding a bike, its not always personal.

But one time this guy totally gave me the "Lance" look in his helmet mirror, what an a-hole!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Tristan86

I think its more for rides that carry over after...

I think its more for rides that carry over after sunset. Its perfect for that, having just been in the sun for a while
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Tristan86

It can store solar power. Were you thinking you...

It can store solar power. Were you thinking you needed to be riding in the sun for it to work?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,894
Posted By Tristan86

The OP likely needs to learn proper braking...

The OP likely needs to learn proper braking technique in addition to learning how to check his own bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,197
Posted By Tristan86

Things like saving a pound or two and the...

Things like saving a pound or two and the differences between groups is only something a bike enthusiast would even notice. To most people a road bike is a road bike, and to many people jeans are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 11:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,068
Posted By Tristan86

http://rockon.smugmug.com/photos/596903549_KVBwt-M...

http://rockon.smugmug.com/photos/596903549_KVBwt-M.jpg (http://rockon.smugmug.com/Cycling/2009/Super-Six-Cannondale/8979266_hBgL8/1/#596903549_KVBwt-A-LB)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,869
Posted By Tristan86

Fixie is a slang term, who cares? It serves the...

Fixie is a slang term, who cares? It serves the exact same purpose, because you know exactly what someone is talking about when they say it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,537
Posted By Tristan86

Its insulting to the nation to say anything made...

Its insulting to the nation to say anything made there is made in a sweatshop, especially when it clearly isn't the case.
10-07-09, 12:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,119
Posted By Tristan86

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l215/LarryCsonka...

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l215/LarryCsonka/IMG_4395.jpg

Not exactly baby blue, I believe spa blue was the color.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,919
Posted By Tristan86

I blame the schools

I blame the schools
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,919
Posted By Tristan86

It certainly isn't just you. There are plenty of...

It certainly isn't just you. There are plenty of idiots
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,919
Posted By Tristan86

I wish this forum had a more strict policy on...

I wish this forum had a more strict policy on post content. One word responses that add nothing to the thread can get you probation some places
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By Tristan86

I am sure many people would borrow shorts/jersey...

I am sure many people would borrow shorts/jersey from a friend to go on a ride if you didn't have your stuff with you, its no different. My used shorts are no different from a strangers, so if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,720
Posted By Tristan86

hahahaa :)

hahahaa :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-09, 12:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,720
Posted By Tristan86

Lets see him ride a penny-farthing in the next...

Lets see him ride a penny-farthing in the next Tour de France and see if he believes in what he says...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Tristan86

I would look into RSX shifters. I used an old...

I would look into RSX shifters. I used an old pair for a while and had no complaints, worked just as well as any other shimano STI shifters I have used
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 14,855
Posted By Tristan86

It has nothing to do with what you are wearing. I...

It has nothing to do with what you are wearing. I have been passed many times while decked out in a full kit. Of course I always have my own supplies to fix a flat
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-09, 10:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,841
Posted By Tristan86

I used a cheap forte titan wheel set for awhile....

I used a cheap forte titan wheel set for awhile. Stayed true and they got me places, no complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,088
Posted By Tristan86

Flat******, you are being argued with for...

Flat******, you are being argued with for argument's sake now, you better give up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 11:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,111
Posted By Tristan86

O that's right, they don't allow helmets in...

O that's right, they don't allow helmets in Europe!
09-12-09, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,156
Posted By Tristan86

The benefit of shellac is the ability to put on...

The benefit of shellac is the ability to put on many coats in one day. I waited one hour between coats. So far I have found it very comfortable, and not sticky or tacky at all.
09-11-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,156
Posted By Tristan86

Nice bikes and nice work :thumb:

Nice bikes and nice work :thumb:
09-11-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,156
Posted By Tristan86

Yup, after I was done wrapping the tape end with...

Yup, after I was done wrapping the tape end with it I just had to do more! Its a fun thing to do and I like the way it turned out. You shellac that as well to make it a nice dark color.

The tape...
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