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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-02, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Blackjack

STI shifters should be a breeze if you're used to...

STI shifters should be a breeze if you're used to shifting the old way. Good luck.
09-07-02, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,193
Posted By Blackjack

It's pretty obvious that there are instances when...

It's pretty obvious that there are instances when all of our concentration needs to be focused on the task at hand (the SUV next to you starts pulling into your lane) and times when the task at hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-02, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Blackjack

Has anyone here ever built a wheel?

If so, how difficult is it to do? How long does it take?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-02, 06:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,321
Posted By Blackjack

Lance Armstrong rides a stock 5900. Here a...

Lance Armstrong rides a stock 5900. Here a couple of snips from an article at VeloNews (http://www.velonews.com/race/tour2001/articles/1164.0.html)

There are four different colors of Treks you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-02, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Blackjack

I wasn't being sarcastic, that site was good.

I wasn't being sarcastic, that site was good.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-02, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Blackjack

Thanks, that was good info.

Thanks, that was good info.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-02, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Blackjack

Giving Blood

Does anyone here give blood? If so how long do you wait before you start riding strenuously again? One day? Two days? I was thinking a slow, easy ride the day after, and then back to business the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-02, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By Blackjack

In short, yes, the more pressure in the tires,...

In short, yes, the more pressure in the tires, the less road resistance you encounter. But your ride will be a lot harsher, you will feel every bump. Lighter, truer wheels can also make a big...
09-01-02, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By Blackjack

The thing is, you have to let her know who's in...

The thing is, you have to let her know who's in control right from the beginning. Maybe if the bike isn't sparkling clean the next time you go to ride it, some privaleges should be revoked, driving...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-02, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Blackjack

lol, I just had an image of a guy decked out in...

lol, I just had an image of a guy decked out in cycling clothes, aerodynamic helmet and shades, cruising down the street at a cool 8 MPH on a knobby tired, giant saddled 50 lb. cruiser :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-02, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Blackjack

Maybe it was the r800 then, anyway, it was the...

Maybe it was the r800 then, anyway, it was the hourglass seatstays and the carbon fork that he said helped to dampen the ride, and I believe him because I've heard it elsewhere too, (esp. the carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-02, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Blackjack

Thanks for the help on AL everybody, I ended up getting an R700...

58 cm, it fit me like a glove and it rode beautifully. I considered going up to the r900, but LBS man told me that the difference between the r700 and r900 is the wheels, and I'm probably going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-02, 09:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,551
Posted By Blackjack

They might, they have a saturday morning group...

They might, they have a saturday morning group ride that's 30 miles long, I could give that a shot.

As for CF or titanium they are probably out of my price range: absolute ceiling of $1200. That...
08-26-02, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Blackjack

How many marathon winners beat cancer two years...

How many marathon winners beat cancer two years before their race? Lance Armstrong is by far the best athlete in the world right now. All time? How the heck could anyone ever know?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-02, 08:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,551
Posted By Blackjack

Are aluminum bikes THAT uncomfortable?

I'm about to get a new roadbike, probably a Cannondale CAAD 5 frame, but one thing that I'm nervous about is I hear a lot of people talk about how riding an aluminum bike beats them up over time.
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