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07-03-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,397
Posted By FrankBattle

If the OP is still deciding, I have both. Go with...

If the OP is still deciding, I have both. Go with the one whose color scheme you like most. I can't tell the difference as they are setup similarly.
07-16-16, 03:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,189
Posted By FrankBattle

Glad I'm not the only one with a bike fetish....

Glad I'm not the only one with a bike fetish. They made me count today. My son's nanny says to me: "How many bikes you have?" 4 here. In the US, 2 in the basement, 2 hanging in the garage, 2 not...
07-13-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By FrankBattle

What size? I ordered a frame. LBS called...

What size? I ordered a frame. LBS called yesterday to say it was in. Work kept me and I have not laid eyes on it. And will not until Tuesday. Ugh!! I ordered a 58cm. Will see how low it can go with a...
07-14-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 29,115
Posted By FrankBattle

At the end of the day, money talks. Take for...

At the end of the day, money talks. Take for example, Armstrong. He just downsized to a ~USD2,000,000 home in Texas. He is set for life financially.

Maybe the calculation is about the money and...
07-14-13, 09:36 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 29,115
Posted By FrankBattle

I was pumping my fist(s) for Armstrong during his...

I was pumping my fist(s) for Armstrong during his second of 7 wins. Dominant performances .. after that, I was full of suspicion but it was still fun to watch. I remember watching Floyd's miracle...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,170
Posted By FrankBattle

Fuji bought Breezer Bikes. They make some really...

Fuji bought Breezer Bikes. They make some really nice frames. I bought the Venturi road frame earlier this year. It's my daily rider now with an Ultegra group on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By FrankBattle

or cyclists ..

or cyclists ..
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By FrankBattle

What he said. the trick is to make sure the...

What he said. the trick is to make sure the derailleur cog is lined up vertically with the largest cog. This is what the L screw does. Shift to the small chain ring up front. Shift to the largest cog...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,698
Posted By FrankBattle

Toe-in. Will try this. Mine wasn't always this...

Toe-in. Will try this. Mine wasn't always this way .. twas after a bunch of riding (probably >1500 miles).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,698
Posted By FrankBattle

funny :)

funny :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,698
Posted By FrankBattle

I'm interested in this also. My issue is not with...

I'm interested in this also. My issue is not with Soul wheels though. Useful thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,295
Posted By FrankBattle

*a problem that doesn't really need solving?*

*a problem that doesn't really need solving?*
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,295
Posted By FrankBattle

What's the weight saving?

What's the weight saving?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-11, 07:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,209
Posted By FrankBattle

"saving," I think. But yes, it rocks. Been...

"saving," I think. But yes, it rocks. Been climbing walls in the NE.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,676
Posted By FrankBattle

it all takes practice. Healthy hearts and lungs...

it all takes practice. Healthy hearts and lungs are elastic. Endurance can be trained. If you want to not hurt when standing, climb more out of the saddle. did that 2 seasons ago. During the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,740
Posted By FrankBattle

Also do not shave before a race. The energy...

Also do not shave before a race. The energy expended by growing hair saps your performance. No sex + no shave = 100% win.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 10:21 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

Funny how 6'3" and up folks always get strange...

Funny how 6'3" and up folks always get strange looks because of the frame sizes we have to ride.

Very nice ride, btw.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,566
Posted By FrankBattle

People have cabin fever in the NE and NW; people...

People have cabin fever in the NE and NW; people have idle minds, so we dream up .. silly(?) stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,254
Posted By FrankBattle

Surprised no one's mentioned the weight saving by...

Surprised no one's mentioned the weight saving by not having them. Nothing else to add that's not been said. I have never not had them. I rarely use them, but I am extra glad that I have them when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,498
Posted By FrankBattle

wire brush for cleaning brake pads

wire brush for cleaning brake pads
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By FrankBattle

me no see um pictures in um original post ...

me no see um pictures in um original post

Aaah. now me see um.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-11, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,160
Posted By FrankBattle

I'd go with this. I had both. The SL looked...

I'd go with this. I had both. The SL looked cooler. Couldn't tell a difference in performance.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

Why decide?

Why decide?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,350
Posted By FrankBattle

I will offer this. Pick a week, track EVERYTHING...

I will offer this. Pick a week, track EVERYTHING you ingest without changing your routine. Then look back to see where you have empty calories. You may find that just adjusting what you eat, cuts out...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,350
Posted By FrankBattle

Put in perspective, standards that these guys are...

Put in perspective, standards that these guys are quoting on here are based on the body styles of people who are paid to ride. To the OP, the poster that recommended you go see a physician is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By FrankBattle

I was thinking this .. glad someone else said it....

I was thinking this .. glad someone else said it.

Many cars would have problems going up a 30% grade. I do a 23% once a year (Highlander ride), the locals complain about cars struggling up this...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

Worth every single solitary agonizing...

Worth every single solitary agonizing hour/day/week.

Imagine the surprise when tracking info said: "Held at customs at destination" and the wheelsets still showed in 2 days. I know how you feel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 06:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,617
Posted By FrankBattle

I don't get this thread. If it were titled...

I don't get this thread. If it were titled "elitism," I'd get it I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,801
Posted By FrankBattle

:) *get out of my head*

:) *get out of my head*
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-11, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By FrankBattle

Get on Youtube. There are videos of folks using...

Get on Youtube. There are videos of folks using $10 headset presses to do this. It helps to be handy and/or mechanically inclined.

I am doing almost exactly this (62cm QS3 from groupbuy + all...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-11, 09:18 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

Exactly right.

Exactly right.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By FrankBattle

How fast you recover depends on how fit you are....

How fast you recover depends on how fit you are. For mortals not hopped up on dope, some recovery is never a bad thing.

To your question, is it typical? Yes. But I wouldn't completely stop riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,778
Posted By FrankBattle

I dunno what this thread is about, but I laughed...

I dunno what this thread is about, but I laughed out loud at this blurb. I actually work with [real] fuzzy logic concepts, and not 5 minutes ago, wrote "fuzzy logic" as a tool in my notebook.

.....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 11:20 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

http://www.flickr.com/photos/41044601@N06/54776705...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/41044601@N06/5477670545/in/set-72157626139813034/
This is the S4.0 white. the other pictures are weights, the S2.0
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

my 2 pairs are in-hand. Will post pics tonight....

my 2 pairs are in-hand. Will post pics tonight. An S2.0 w/ red spokes, and an S4.0 with with rims and red hubs.

Shipping was <1 week from Singapore. Impressive.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 03:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,479
Posted By FrankBattle

Ignore the bums. Sex up your bike, but for the...

Ignore the bums. Sex up your bike, but for the love of Cycleus, just get the wheels with the red spoke(s); your original plan is fraught with peril.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 09:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,479
Posted By FrankBattle

Save the hassle. Pony up the money and buy the...

Save the hassle. Pony up the money and buy the wheel pre-made.

Or spray paint + heat gun.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

I think it just shows up without a status change.

I think it just shows up without a status change.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

Exactly right. 2 days for me. Good news: it...

Exactly right. 2 days for me. Good news: it arrived. Bad news: I have to wait till tomorrow to go pick it up. I plan on being tardy to a staff meeting as I am booked solid all day otherwise ..

:D...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 133,283
Posted By FrankBattle

How long was the wait from when the "Held by...

How long was the wait from when the "Held by Customs at Destination" showed up on the tracking to when the wheels showed up at your door step?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 01:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,755
Posted By FrankBattle

To the OP, how long after the "held by customs at...

To the OP, how long after the "held by customs at destination" showed up did you get your wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-11, 11:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,867
Posted By FrankBattle

Pedal Force (http://www.pedalforce.com). I have...

Pedal Force (http://www.pedalforce.com). I have the QS2, QS3, RS2, and a CG1 frames. Many others on here also have these frames. They have all been <$700 for frame and fork and all bought during...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By FrankBattle

The other definition is akin to groundhog day ..

The other definition is akin to groundhog day ..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,333
Posted By FrankBattle

Still don't understand why you have to teach...

Still don't understand why you have to teach someone how to drink. If you are out of the saddle climbing, it's not a good idea. If you are gingerly navigating fresh chip seal (maybe this is just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-11, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By FrankBattle

I bet you are >2 ounces lighter after your daily...

I bet you are >2 ounces lighter after your daily ritual ..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By FrankBattle

.. this

.. this
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 10:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,333
Posted By FrankBattle

We are still talking about road cycling, I hope....

We are still talking about road cycling, I hope. Meh, your word is bond here. I'm not searching for trouble.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 10:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,458
Posted By FrankBattle

Cateye Strada, Shimano Flightdeck, Garmin Edge...

Cateye Strada, Shimano Flightdeck, Garmin Edge 705 .. zero issues. I have harnesses on 4 bikes for the Garmin. I have a Cateye Strada on now 3 bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 10:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,333
Posted By FrankBattle

really? I find this hard to believe. define...

really? I find this hard to believe. define "trouble."
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,333
Posted By FrankBattle

1. [echo] What cage are you using? 2. Are you...

1. [echo] What cage are you using? 2. Are you using a regular cycling bottle or a bottled water water bottle? 3. This isn't a joke is it? 4. What bike do you ride? 5. How wide is your handlebar?

I...
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