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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Innergetic

I'll take a stab in the dark and say E-Bay...

I'll take a stab in the dark and say E-Bay (GASP!)

Seriously, 650 for red and force sounds pretty good but 170s? I need help!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Innergetic

Alright major update here... 650 for full...

Alright major update here...

650 for full group, Red and Force combo.
Only question here... Crankset is 170, and I'm 6' 1" with a 33.5" inseam. I spin pretty fast (thanks junior gearing!) but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Innergetic

Is Force really $300 "better" (worth it?) than...

Is Force really $300 "better" (worth it?) than Rival?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Innergetic

Welcome to summer camp with 4 yr olds haha. ...

Welcome to summer camp with 4 yr olds haha.

I figure I can blow it all on a full Force group

Or... Hear me out...

Get a full Rival group and then spend the last $300 on a new wheelset...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Innergetic

Am I Forgetting Anything?

Goodbye Shimano, hello SRAM...

Force 07 Compact Crankset (50/34) and BB

Rival 09 Shifters

Force 09 Rear Derailleur

Rival 09 Front Derailleur
Forum: Northeast
07-25-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 19,645
Posted By Innergetic

Hey all, The Litchfield Hills have finally made...

Hey all,
The Litchfield Hills have finally made me switch to a compact. I need to replace my cassette too, but I was wondering if 34x23 would be enough to get me around. I'm currently running 39x23...
Forum: Northeast
06-30-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By Innergetic

Any of the Metro Bike shops. metrobicycles.com

Any of the Metro Bike shops. metrobicycles.com
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Innergetic

I'm going this weekend. I'll try to get a pic up...

I'm going this weekend. I'll try to get a pic up tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Innergetic

My frame's too small.

Last year I purchased a 56cm CAAD9. At the time I was 5' 9''ish. I'm now 6' 1".

Over the year I inched up the seatpost height bit by bit and started to feel some lower back pain. Mind you this...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 19,645
Posted By Innergetic

Does anyone ever ride Milton/Litchfield to...

Does anyone ever ride Milton/Litchfield to Goshen? Or just in that area? I never see anyone and I don't know if the hills are actually that bad or if I'm just out of shape... And I'm not talking...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,092
Posted By Innergetic

My first fall I had actually clipped out one foot...

My first fall I had actually clipped out one foot and was looking at a map. I shifted my weight a little not really thinking about it and then proceeded to timber and slide down a hill a few feet. I...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Innergetic

Randall's Island Roads

Has anyone ridden the new roads on Randall's Island? They look super smooth from the Triboro and I was thinking of letting my inner Fabian Cancellara out this weekend if possible...

Any word on...
12-21-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 105,896
Posted By Innergetic

Seven (7!) TdF victories,...

Seven (7!) TdF victories, back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back! Lemond never came close to achieving that. So Lemond wasn't the team's top rider... cycling isn't all about legs....
12-15-09, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By Innergetic

Velonews did a piece on Cavendish's fighter pilot...

Velonews did a piece on Cavendish's fighter pilot bike during the Tour. I know Sastre's yellow S3 was pre-painted before the tour... Cancellara was a shoe-in for the opening Time Trial, but look at...
11-10-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,116
Posted By Innergetic

Contador with dolphins... Pure gold... just......

Contador with dolphins... Pure gold... just... just gold...
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3119/3227991450_9aa43b3a44.jpg
11-10-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,974
Posted By Innergetic

If Vino, the epitome of all things bad in...

If Vino, the epitome of all things bad in cycling, can make a return with a Tour winning team, why can't Landis? He's done his time, let him have a shot. How is he any different from Basso, or Vino,...
11-10-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,343
Posted By Innergetic

As in they'll have a star and no support?

As in they'll have a star and no support?
11-10-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,343
Posted By Innergetic

I'd say the glory... I mean whatever Astana can...

I'd say the glory... I mean whatever Astana can offer him is probably much less than QuickStep or Caisse could. I mean he obviously wants out (see my top three reasons Contador wants out......
11-05-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By Innergetic

I love Liquigas. They're so old school, one of...

I love Liquigas. They're so old school, one of the teams that really is ALL Italian. And they all climb like mountain goats.
11-05-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Innergetic

I would think BMC gets into the tour... I mean...

I would think BMC gets into the tour... I mean World Champ + US Road Champ + 08 World Champ? Teams are often invited based on how much publicity they bring. BMC would certainly bring publicity... I...
11-04-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By Innergetic

A protour license is a hassle that BMC does not...

A protour license is a hassle that BMC does not need to deal with. Will they get automatic invitation to most races? Probably not. But with the roster they have they can probably race what they feel...
11-04-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,667
Posted By Innergetic

If the Giro came to NYC I just might cry with...

If the Giro came to NYC I just might cry with joy. That being said, it would definitely suck. 8 hour flight and 6 hour time difference? Not so great...
11-03-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Innergetic

I agree, Phillipe Gilbert said that w/o Evans,...

I agree, Phillipe Gilbert said that w/o Evans, Silence-Lotto doesn't have a real grand tour team, they're just suckin wheel. BMC may not be a great team, but they can certainly provide him with more...
11-03-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By Innergetic

I think the big news from that article is that...

I think the big news from that article is that Gilbert says that they don;t have a grand tour team without Evans. I happened to write about it here... http://polkadotvelo.wordpress.com/

Selfless...
10-26-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,343
Posted By Innergetic

I feel silly... Was the hook line and sinker...

I feel silly... Was the hook line and sinker comment really necessary? But yes, I feel silly.

And I'm switching my guess to Caisse, going off the Valverde quote and the fact that is a primarily...
10-23-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Innergetic

It's certainly cemented as a (perhaps the) major...

It's certainly cemented as a (perhaps the) major American race. They already have Armstrong, Levi, a lot of Garmin (Zirbel+Zabriskie, but probably no Farrar), Hincapie, so BMC will be there... This...
10-23-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,343
Posted By Innergetic

Bullllllll Vuelta maybe, but Giro? aww hell no!...

Bullllllll
Vuelta maybe, but Giro? aww hell no! You need to speak to some Italians my friend...
I don't think Caisse would be deep enough to support Conta. Cervelo went with both Thor and Sastre so...
10-22-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,343
Posted By Innergetic

I'm thinking Quick-Step. If he goes to Caisse...

I'm thinking Quick-Step. If he goes to Caisse then he'd risk another season sharing the spotlight, and Garmin isn't exactly his style. I think that the rulings a little ambiguous, but he has the...
10-02-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By Innergetic

CAAD9 'Cross

I know on the new Cannondale cross bikes it's listed as a different frame, but in the 09 catalogue it was the same one (CAAD9 Optimo). I have a CAAD9 road frame and was hoping to easily throw on some...
10-02-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Innergetic

Kurt Kinetic Trainer vs. Kreitler Challengers

Done to death is what I'm sure I'll get, but...
It's getting cold, and I need some to stay in form. Run down:
Kurt Kinetic Fluid Road (trainer w/ adjustable resistance)
Kreitler Challenger...
09-09-09, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Innergetic

I'd say it's a tie... Your's beats mine if mine...

I'd say it's a tie... Your's beats mine if mine didn't have the "THIS TOUR IS EAAASY!" line. But it does. Hurray Jens!
09-09-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Innergetic

Everyone needs to watch this:...

Everyone needs to watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCasmDE94S0

Cycling needs more Jens Voigts!
09-06-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By Innergetic

Sora Reach Adjustment

I keep reading about some screw in the middle of the hood but I'm not seeing it. Is it under the hood? I have 2009 sora shifters and it is impossible (unless you have sasquatch sized hands) to reach...
09-03-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25,528
Views: 2,525,968
Posted By Innergetic

Ran cross-country instead... God I hate school.

Ran cross-country instead... God I hate school.
Forum: Foo
09-03-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,026
Posted By Innergetic

Sounds like a text from last night thing. But...

Sounds like a text from last night thing. But it's this morning.
09-03-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By Innergetic

Boo[nen]! If you're on the road there's not...

Boo[nen]!

If you're on the road there's not too much bumping to be had (hopefully)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Innergetic

Don't let no rust get up in the one thing...

Don't let no rust get up in the one thing protected you from the pavement.
09-03-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By Innergetic

The Fate of Mavic

Read up here (http://www.velonews.com/article/97414/after-a-15-percent-drop-in-sales-mavic-s-parent-company).
I'm predicting a HED/Mavic mash-up... Maybe someone could give Zipp a run for the money...
07-01-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By Innergetic

The Motobecane is a Mirage. If I were to do a...

The Motobecane is a Mirage. If I were to do a build, I wouldn't need to replace the fork, headset, stem, handlebars, or bb (even though it's probably a good idea to do so) so essentially even though...
06-29-09, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Innergetic

BB/Fork Measurements

Where do I measure the Bottom Bracket diameter and Fork/steerer diameter?
06-29-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By Innergetic

I hear that brother...

I hear that brother...
06-29-09, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By Innergetic

Build vs. Stock...

I can get a new Mercier TT with 520 reynolds for the same price as reviving my '70s Motobecane (2040 no-mo) with an IRO build kit + wheelset.

Mercier has a better frame, but the IRO wheelset would...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Innergetic

Juniors GeaRing

Is a 48/39 front chainring too close? I'm trying to only replace the big chainring, and I'm already blocking one gear. I haven't really had any difficulty with my current granny so I don't think...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,621
Posted By Innergetic

not really, they don't differ too much past the...

not really, they don't differ too much past the 60-70$ range...

Get a giro stylus for 65ish
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Innergetic

Race warm up and winter/rainy day work out. I'm...

Race warm up and winter/rainy day work out. I'm pretty set on Kreitlers at this point (my pound has then cheap), but I want to make sure they'd stowaway under my bed/in a closet.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Innergetic

I'm most certainly trying them on, just wanted to...

I'm most certainly trying them on, just wanted to make sure no one had any horror stories (i dunno like it spontaneously combusts after 3 weeks, or the straps are uncomfortable.)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Innergetic

Helmets!

I can get a Giro Stylus for $68 after discounts or a Specialized Echelon at $55. Anyone recommend either?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Innergetic

Can anyone attest to how well (ease/size) the...

Can anyone attest to how well (ease/size) the non-Kompact Kreitlers fold?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Innergetic

I think this is only for campuses (campi)....

I think this is only for campuses (campi). Google's trying to create "virtual college tours" using streetview type imaging but with more details.

great idea though
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-09, 04:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,222
Posted By Innergetic

Cyclist.

Cyclist.
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