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09-30-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,389,541
Posted By robotkiller

Took care of that today. Adjusting to the 29 inch...

Took care of that today. Adjusting to the 29 inch wheels. When the trail opens up and gets flowy, the momentum is awesome. My 26'er felt better in tight, technical corners (for now). Thinking about a...
09-30-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,389,541
Posted By robotkiller

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7449/10012278573_03f...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7449/10012278573_03f650f93f_b.jpg

Been out of mountain biking for a while. Got a good deal on a F29 Carbon. Great hardtail. Plan on leaving it stock for the near...
07-16-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 559,987
Posted By robotkiller

If the frame is too small then he needs to get...

If the frame is too small then he needs to get one that fits instead of spending a bunch of money to make it work. My guess is that this bike build is entirely intentional and not some poor down on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,568
Posted By robotkiller

Sounds like she was trying to get away.

Sounds like she was trying to get away.
06-26-12, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 1,082,425
Posted By robotkiller

Havent seen this before - details? Very cool,...

Havent seen this before - details? Very cool, though I don't like the TT wrap.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,611
Posted By robotkiller

That headtube fairing is hideous

That headtube fairing is hideous
06-25-12, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,952
Posted By robotkiller

Same here. The irony is that these helmets look...

Same here. The irony is that these helmets look dorkier than regular road helmets when riding a bike on road. And they are hotter (speaking from personal experience).

Back on topic- get the Bern...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By robotkiller

You may also want to look at the angle of your...

You may also want to look at the angle of your hoods - some people tend to point them high, which cocks the wrist at an unnatural angle and puts pressure on the ulnar nerve. Otherwise, bike fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 15,228
Posted By robotkiller

If the bike company had only put speed regulators...

If the bike company had only put speed regulators and airbags on his bike, this senseless tragedy could have been averted.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By robotkiller

Venge w/zipp 404s would be sweet

Venge w/zipp 404s would be sweet
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By robotkiller

Too bad about the LBS. I always try to buy local,...

Too bad about the LBS. I always try to buy local, but I have no patience for poor customer service. Plenty of places happy to take my money. Good luck, keep it up.
06-15-12, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By robotkiller

Airwings are big - I had them before and hated...

Airwings are big - I had them before and hated them. Personal preference - though your setup looks insanely long, given your saddle height. I can't imagine that being very functional. Only problem...
06-15-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 533,237
Posted By robotkiller

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8143/7376861328_0b80...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8143/7376861328_0b80b72d6f_b.jpg
06-15-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,006
Posted By robotkiller

Sell it. Don't waste money on a bike you think is...

Sell it. Don't waste money on a bike you think is ugly. You'll end up getting rid of it anyway.
06-12-12, 06:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,172
Posted By robotkiller

This video is completely pointless. Is this some...

This video is completely pointless. Is this some marketing thing? Terrible.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 08:34 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 16,990
Posted By robotkiller

It seems you are intent on ruining this man's...

It seems you are intent on ruining this man's business. He screwed up and has owned up to it, as far as I can tell. Sounds like he's trying to make a plan to fix the problem. He hasn't stolen...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 16,990
Posted By robotkiller

This seems to be common in the bike industry in...

This seems to be common in the bike industry in general, though there are plenty more stories of people taking full deposits and never delivering or offering a refund. There are still people waiting...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,575
Posted By robotkiller

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8152/7356076226_ed72...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8152/7356076226_ed724b3cd7_b.jpg

3T ARX stem
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,345
Posted By robotkiller

Wow! Full Berk bike. I am a little surprised he...

Wow! Full Berk bike. I am a little surprised he didn't do a fully integrated seat/mast to the frame. Still - very nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,345
Posted By robotkiller

Sell two of them and get a McLaren.

Sell two of them and get a McLaren.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,345
Posted By robotkiller

Sick.

Sick.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By robotkiller

A used upper tier bike in good condition. I...

A used upper tier bike in good condition. I recently bought a barely used TCR Sl Advanced w/Zipp 101s for a fraction of retail and around the price of a mid tier bike. Something to think about.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,433
Posted By robotkiller

Mountain biking is great - flowing on single...

Mountain biking is great - flowing on single track is an incredible feeling. That said - access to great trails is not easy and you have drive to get there. Since my wife and I had a baby, she no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-12, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By robotkiller

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-12, 07:04 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,479
Posted By robotkiller

Rheumatologist

Rheumatologist
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 9,133
Posted By robotkiller

Remove all variables, leaving identical riders in...

Remove all variables, leaving identical riders in identical conditions riding bikes that are identical with the exception of one being heavier. The heavier bike will require greater force to achieve...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,027
Posted By robotkiller

Online portals are not typically an lbs' front...

Online portals are not typically an lbs' front end. You should have called them in the first place. You sound a little spoiled, frankly. Great service comes when you build relationships within the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-12, 09:00 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-12, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,796
Posted By robotkiller

58 will be too big. I'm 5'10 with a 33" inseam...

58 will be too big. I'm 5'10 with a 33" inseam and can fit a 54 or 56, depending on the bike. You can try the fit calculator on competitive cyclist's website to get a rough fit estimate. I'd think a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,345
Posted By robotkiller

Yep - Red crank/cassette;Force everything else ...

Yep - Red crank/cassette;Force everything else



Thanks - the stem is a Giant Contact SLR
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,345
Posted By robotkiller

Yep - still playing around with the fit. Just...

Yep - still playing around with the fit. Just switched out for a longer stem today.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8028/7273272502_1c696d4397_b.jpg
05-25-12, 10:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,737
Posted By robotkiller

$200 for all that is nuts. I have to say it -...

$200 for all that is nuts. I have to say it - these might have been stolen.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,345
Posted By robotkiller

Recent eBay pick up: TCR SL Advanced w/Zipp 101s...

Recent eBay pick up: TCR SL Advanced w/Zipp 101s - replacing my old CAAD9. It's 2 lbs lighter and, surprisingly to me, stiffer than the old bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,345
Posted By robotkiller

All bets are off when he converted to threadless.

All bets are off when he converted to threadless.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By robotkiller

your LBS doesn't have Fizik test saddles? I found...

your LBS doesn't have Fizik test saddles? I found the Antares shape uncomfortable, personally. The Arione was more comfortable, but it's was too long. This was coming off a Flite style saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,752
Posted By robotkiller

I went from an Antares to a Prologo choice...

I went from an Antares to a Prologo choice -similar shape, much more comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,145
Posted By robotkiller

Fi'zi:k: Antares. It has these wide, squared off...

Fi'zi:k: Antares. It has these wide, squared off shoulders that would bite into the back of my thigh. Horrible.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,744
Posted By robotkiller

Anywhere from 50 to 200 miles depending on the...

Anywhere from 50 to 200 miles depending on the saddle. My last saddle was a Prologo that felt great from mile 1.
05-28-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,389,541
Posted By robotkiller

http://dk-sk.smugmug.com/photos/984038306_Pdke3-XL...

http://dk-sk.smugmug.com/photos/984038306_Pdke3-XL.jpg
05-08-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,665
Posted By robotkiller

Just riding around, wasting time. It's perfect...

Just riding around, wasting time. It's perfect for that - I have a road bike and a mountain bike for more serious riding, but the on-one can do a little bit of everything. Lots of fun, highly...
05-08-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,665
Posted By robotkiller

Swapped out the flats for drops - much more comfy...

Swapped out the flats for drops - much more comfy

http://dk-sk.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-pQtdjqw/0/XL/img_4719f-XL.jpg
05-04-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,227
Posted By robotkiller

Never tried Kool-Stops, but I've heard good...

Never tried Kool-Stops, but I've heard good things. I've used Dura-Ace pads and they are awesome.
05-04-11, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,432
Posted By robotkiller

If you can't appreciate the difference between...

If you can't appreciate the difference between cheap parts and expensive parts - in terms of build and feel, then you wasted your money. Either way, building a bike is not an investment. You are...
04-26-11, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By robotkiller

Walk away

Walk away
04-26-11, 05:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,338
Posted By robotkiller

Looks slick. Hard not to hate on the blonde/pink...

Looks slick. Hard not to hate on the blonde/pink bike guy. The Inception style soundtrack would be more appropriate for something actually hardcore (like the TdF)
04-23-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By robotkiller

Agree with markaitch...looks like a run of the...

Agree with markaitch...looks like a run of the mill dirt jump frame
04-22-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,610
Posted By robotkiller

Do not use fore/aft positioning to adjust the...

Do not use fore/aft positioning to adjust the cockpit length. I usually first set my saddle height to 109% of my true inseam length (not pant inseam). This measurement will equal the distance from...
04-21-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,665
Posted By robotkiller

Thanks - the levers are actually short pull, so...

Thanks - the levers are actually short pull, so they won't work with v-brakes. I've been happy with the cantis. I already have an FS for technical singletrack, so I'm limiting this one for the...
04-21-11, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,665
Posted By robotkiller

http://dk-sk.smugmug.com/Other/bike/IMG4350/126029...

http://dk-sk.smugmug.com/Other/bike/IMG4350/1260296365_kKRfC53-X2.jpg

http://dk-sk.smugmug.com/Other/bike/IMG4383/1260318002_nKmtk7q-X2.jpg
04-08-11, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 25,886
Posted By robotkiller

The noise could be from chain tension that's too...

The noise could be from chain tension that's too high - the hub can bind and knock.
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