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Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-05, 01:04 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,188
Posted By ultra-g

You know, next to OIL, Coffee is the 2nd most...

You know, next to OIL, Coffee is the 2nd most traded commodity in the world.

Most of the Coffee beans in South America came from 1 single bean stolen from Louis XVI's coffee plant on his estate....
Forum: Foo
05-04-05, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By ultra-g

Try this awesome drink:

I don't know if this drink has a name, I just got bored and bought a bottle of Campari and a bottle of Cinzano at the liquor store:

1 part Campari
1 Part Cinzano Rosso
splash of Roses Lime Juice...
05-04-05, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,662
Posted By ultra-g

She sounds like a nasty person.

She sounds like a nasty person.
05-04-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 871
Posted By ultra-g

I empty my bladder about 2-3 times. Make sure I...

I empty my bladder about 2-3 times. Make sure I won't have to go for at least 3 hours.
05-04-05, 09:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,625
Posted By ultra-g

Make it a community bike so every one can ride it!

Make it a community bike so every one can ride it!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-05, 09:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,188
Posted By ultra-g

I drink at least 3 cups of coffee a day. Morning...

I drink at least 3 cups of coffee a day. Morning and night.

My brother literally drinks about 25-30 cups a day. He only drinks coffee or soda. He's crazy.
05-04-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By ultra-g

I wish I didn't live in NYC.

I wish I didn't live in NYC.
05-04-05, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By ultra-g

Before every ride

Before every ride
05-04-05, 09:14 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 12,749
Posted By ultra-g

Well, I don't know about NJ laws, but I picked up...

Well, I don't know about NJ laws, but I picked up a NYC Bicycle Safety manual and the Police precinct in my neighborhood recently and it says clearly that Bicyclists must ride on the Right Side of...
05-03-05, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By ultra-g

The Langster wheels are hit & miss, they're both...

The Langster wheels are hit & miss, they're both crappy machine-built Alex rims, but the Pista wheels have held up better, they use DB spokes, rather than straight gauge spokes, and the Hubs are...
05-03-05, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By ultra-g

My Langster was great, the only problem I had was...

My Langster was great, the only problem I had was the BB needed to be replaced after 2 months, but otherwise, it held up and performed well. I sold it out of boredom and to get a Pista
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-05, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By ultra-g

I used to live in an apartment complex in Rancho...

I used to live in an apartment complex in Rancho Cordova next door to a bunch of Crips, and down the block there was this kid Jermaine who was always in jail, he was a Blood. Anyway, they never...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By ultra-g

I grew up in Northern Cali and I can attest that...

I grew up in Northern Cali and I can attest that California is much more F*cked up in terms of random violence than NYC.

In NYC, people don't F*ck with you unless they have a real problem with...
05-02-05, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,992
Posted By ultra-g

I was just thinking today as I was riding home...

I was just thinking today as I was riding home from Central Park how hairy traffic can get in NYC. I was run into a gutter 2 weeks ago by a blind a-hole and today almost ran into a van that suddenly...
Forum: Foo
04-30-05, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By ultra-g

According to Dr. David Nests, I have a next of...

According to Dr. David Nests, I have a next of kin: Barry Soon, who worked in Nigeria and died a miserable death. I am going to inherit millions if I give Dr. Nests my bank account information!!!
04-30-05, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By ultra-g

I never even rode my LeMond in the rain or after...

I never even rode my LeMond in the rain or after the rain and there was rust in my seat tube!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-05, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By ultra-g

Bianchi Brava!

Bianchi Brava!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-05, 12:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,037
Posted By ultra-g

Was one of them an old man on a yellowish...

Was one of them an old man on a yellowish Colgano? I can't stand that guy. He looks like Yassar Arafat.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-05, 12:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,853
Posted By ultra-g

You've got a spare in case the Tarmac needs a day...

You've got a spare in case the Tarmac needs a day off.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-05, 12:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,986
Posted By ultra-g

I carry a SWAT knife.... Have NEVER had to use...

I carry a SWAT knife.... Have NEVER had to use it, let alone take it out of my pocket.
04-30-05, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By ultra-g

Can't go wrong with a Poprad. I bought one ('05...

Can't go wrong with a Poprad. I bought one ('05 model too) and it is great for city use (I've got fat 28c tires on it). Great frame, good wheel set and 105 components are always reliable!
04-30-05, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By ultra-g

I just ordered 2 books from Nashbar, the Jobst...

I just ordered 2 books from Nashbar, the Jobst Brandt book "The Bicycle Wheel" and the other book "The Art of Wheelbuilding".

I still need to save up money to get everything before I can build my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,891
Posted By ultra-g

Maybe he was a Supreme Court Justice!

Maybe he was a Supreme Court Justice!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-05, 02:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,891
Posted By ultra-g

If this guy was really coming at you... well, if...

If this guy was really coming at you... well, if it was me... I would have clocked him big time just use your palm right into his nose as hard as you could (but you might have killed him).

A...
Forum: Foo
04-27-05, 01:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 574
Posted By ultra-g

Falafel are mashed lentils, shaped into balls and...

Falafel are mashed lentils, shaped into balls and fried, but Pump bakes their falafel because it's a health store.

Did I mention Pump ripped me off?
Forum: Foo
04-27-05, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 574
Posted By ultra-g

My point is that they added an extra $2.00 to my...

My point is that they added an extra $2.00 to my debit card transaction without my authorization. That's illegal. I know it's just $2.00, but it's the principal of it that angers me.

I have a...
Forum: Foo
04-27-05, 01:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 574
Posted By ultra-g

The Pump Energy Food ... Warning

I usually get take-out from them when I'm at work.

I go to the 55th Street location (between 5th and 6th avenues)... usually pay cash there, and leave a couple bucks in their tip jar.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-05, 02:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,304
Posted By ultra-g

I tried to go running today. Emphasis on TRIED. ...

I tried to go running today. Emphasis on TRIED.

I gave up after 2 blocks. Boy running sucks.

I have a lot of respect for Triathletes!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By ultra-g

I stopped wearing cycling shorts after I bought a...

I stopped wearing cycling shorts after I bought a couple pairs of Underarmour compression shorts.

Sure my a-ss hurts, but I like not having that feeling of wearing a diaper.
04-26-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,761
Posted By ultra-g

I think this would involve a SERIOUS amount of...

I think this would involve a SERIOUS amount of PAIN!!! :eek:
No advanced knowledge of fancy ukemi would save your ass.
04-26-05, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,512
Posted By ultra-g

I'm really interested in the Condor Pista that I...

I'm really interested in the Condor Pista that I read a review of in Cycling Plus (a UK magazine)... gotta find out if I can get one in the USA:

The 05 Condor Pista...
04-25-05, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,027
Posted By ultra-g

The Latter :D

The Latter :D
04-25-05, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,761
Posted By ultra-g

I used to brake by putting my foot on the front...

I used to brake by putting my foot on the front tire... back when I was a kid, on my BMX... my shoe caught on fire once, it was great. I guess you could do that, but as an adult, if you never tried...
04-25-05, 07:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,473
Posted By ultra-g

I'm planning on opening one in New Mexico or...

I'm planning on opening one in New Mexico or something... not now, but when I'm around 40 years old. (still have over 10 years to save up!) a bike shop that also serves really good...
04-25-05, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,761
Posted By ultra-g

When riding brakeless...

... and your chain breaks...

Are you FUBAR? Probably need to carry an small parachute to bail out right?

Has this happened to anyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-05, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By ultra-g

Good enough for $600!

Good enough for $600!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-05, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By ultra-g

Campy Mirage is the low end component group of...

Campy Mirage is the low end component group of that brand, kind of like Tiagra for Shimano... the frame on the Eros is the same as on the more expensive Veloce and Vigorelli models, Reynold 631, a...
04-25-05, 07:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,512
Posted By ultra-g

NOthing was wrong with the others, I liked the...

NOthing was wrong with the others, I liked the Langster, and really liked the Fuji too, but sold them to get the Pista (kind of a spur of the moment thing)... I'm keeping the Pista, it's a great...
04-25-05, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,415
Posted By ultra-g

Is it true you can only get Pinarellos in the USA...

Is it true you can only get Pinarellos in the USA as framesets?

I saw on their website complete bikes, and there was a review for a complete Pinarello in the last Bicycling Mag, but when I asked...
04-25-05, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,027
Posted By ultra-g

Yeah, they were banned because little dogs would...

Yeah, they were banned because little dogs would get their collars snagged on them. :rolleyes:
04-25-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By ultra-g

Flame! Flame! For under $400 I think your very...

Flame! Flame! For under $400 I think your very limited in terms of what's out there. Even the Hardrock SS is about $500-600.

Check out the Bianchi USA website... the S.A.S.S. or the Cannondale...
04-25-05, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,512
Posted By ultra-g

I want a new fixed gear...

... I've had a Langster, a Fuji track and now I have a Pista.

I want to get a new fixed gear (notice I didn't say track bike!) :p

What should I be checking out? I'd like to spend under $1,000...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-05, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,268
Posted By ultra-g

I've seen this too, kind of defeats the purpose...

I've seen this too, kind of defeats the purpose of having drop handlebars, but anything to be different I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-05, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By ultra-g

Bike shops never update their websites.

Bike shops never update their websites.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 28,311
Posted By ultra-g

Yo, Kleins are the fugliest bikes I've ever seen!...

Yo, Kleins are the fugliest bikes I've ever seen! They have seat stays as thick as my calves.

My vote goes to the Sarthe or the Cervelo!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-05, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By ultra-g

You can say that again. I hate headwinds, my a-ss...

You can say that again. I hate headwinds, my a-ss is big enough I don't need a headwind slowing me down any more than what gravity is doing to me :p .
Forum: Foo
04-24-05, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By ultra-g

Europeans are so funny!

Europeans are so funny!
Forum: Foo
04-24-05, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By ultra-g

*hic*

We should ban drunks from these hear forums.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-05, 04:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,006
Posted By ultra-g

Microwave on high for 15 minutes.

Microwave on high for 15 minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-05, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By ultra-g

Specialized Comp Road shoe. 'nuff said.

Specialized Comp Road shoe.

'nuff said.
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