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Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-10, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,901
Posted By Sinn

Don't worry, you wouldn't be able to do that to...

Don't worry, you wouldn't be able to do that to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,901
Posted By Sinn

$1000 difference is a big difference. And for...

$1000 difference is a big difference. And for what? A less than half pound difference in the weight of the frame? A little more compliance?

There's got to be more of a difference than that for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,901
Posted By Sinn

I knew it: I've baffled you with my brilliant...

I knew it: I've baffled you with my brilliant questions.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,901
Posted By Sinn

And the deal is even better on the S2. Is the S3...

And the deal is even better on the S2. Is the S3 worth the extra $ if I don't care about comfort or weight, but only the stiffness and responsiveness of the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,901
Posted By Sinn

How does it compare to other bikes you've ridden...

How does it compare to other bikes you've ridden and/or raced? Could you tell me how it measures up with regard to handling and responsiveness?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,901
Posted By Sinn

I know that I need a size 48. I mention size...

I know that I need a size 48. I mention size only bc it is relevant to the stiffness of the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,901
Posted By Sinn

Cervelo S3 vs Cervelo S2?

I have a really nice problem to have. I'm sure all of you will be jealous. But please, bear with me.

I like STIFF bikes. I also like aero bikes. I am a sprinter, 145lbs, and short, 5'6, so I...
03-02-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sinn

Bump. Anyone?

Bump.

Anyone?
03-01-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sinn

Alright, whatever. That must be misinformation. ...

Alright, whatever. That must be misinformation. But still, does anyone know anything about this Thursday night crit series?

I guess not, given the underwhelming response.
02-27-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sinn

Irvine Great Park Thursday Night Crit Series

This is mainly for people in and around Orange County. But I post it here in order to have a higher chance of getting the info I need.

Does anyone know if this Thursday night practice crit...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,424
Posted By Sinn

For a track bike, that's the right way. For a...

For a track bike, that's the right way. For a road bike, that is not the way I'd go. The best way is to have a smooth transition from the bar top to the hoods. A little tilt back in the drop...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-10, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,424
Posted By Sinn

Your spoiled. Two awesome bikes. I hate you.

Your spoiled. Two awesome bikes. I hate you.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-10, 12:00 AM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,424
Posted By Sinn

Turn you rbars up so that the transition from teh...

Turn you rbars up so that the transition from teh tops of the bars to the hoods is flat. Trust me, you'll like it better, bc that is the way its designed to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 914
Posted By Sinn

dude, get a life.

dude, get a life.
12-22-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,078
Posted By Sinn

OMG!! I love Sevens bikes. The pro that trains...

OMG!! I love Sevens bikes. The pro that trains with my club in the off-season rode these bikes. Now she rides a Fuji (they sponsor her team). WR is right on track.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Sinn

Seems to me like trying out 165 should be a good...

Seems to me like trying out 165 should be a good idea. I have short legs, apparently. 5'6 ft tall with a 29in (or, more accurately 740mm) inseam.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Sinn

I'll go first: 1. 5'6 2. 170 (but about to...

I'll go first:

1. 5'6
2. 170 (but about to try out some 165s)
3. crit rider
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Sinn

Crank Length, Height, Riding style

Please tell us the following:

1. How tall you are?

2. What length cranks you run?

3. What kind of rider you consider yourself to be (sprinter, crit specialist, climber, recreational rider,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Sinn

What a waste of time. Fu ck this place. Totally...

What a waste of time. Fu ck this place. Totally typical.

You try to ask intelligent questions and all you get are a bunch of dumbasses who dont read the post and just respond with a bunch of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Sinn

Selle San Marco Mantra

I'd like to hear how you like this saddle and why as well as a few other things about you, if you can:

1. your height and weight
2. what other saddle you've ridden that is comparable in the fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,756
Posted By Sinn

Oh, Christ. Go get a life. What an as shole.

Oh, Christ. Go get a life. What an as shole.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-09, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By Sinn

Put your weight on your rear wheel. Your just...

Put your weight on your rear wheel. Your just pulling your rear wheel up with your fu ckign weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,289
Posted By Sinn

You'll just fu ck up your joints. Don't do it...

You'll just fu ck up your joints. Don't do it and just ride your bike. You can stretch after you are warmed-up, but you want to do it in such a way that it won't damage your tendons.

USA...
12-06-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,078
Posted By Sinn

Fix your fu cking bars. Roll them up so that...

Fix your fu cking bars.

Roll them up so that the tops are flat up to the hoods.
11-20-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,208
Posted By Sinn

Well dressed indeed! I really like your belt...

Well dressed indeed! I really like your belt buckle and boots.

But, dude, your'e an ******* -- protein shakes and carrots was MY idea!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,692
Posted By Sinn

Mavic CXP 33 User Reviews

I want to know what you like and what you dislike about your Mavic CXP 33 handbuilt wheels.

In your review please state what the details of the build are:

-spoke count
-what kind of spokes...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Sinn

The ar is not worth it. The geometry is all...

The ar is not worth it. The geometry is all funky. If you ever want to climb, don't get that bike. If you like snappy handling, don't get that bike. If you like a stiff yet compliant bike, don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,424
Posted By Sinn

How do you like the feel of the Ultegra shifters?

How do you like the feel of the Ultegra shifters?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,535
Posted By Sinn

That blue steel is beautiful.

That blue steel is beautiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18,868
Views: 3,799,888
Posted By Sinn

Dt swiss RR 1.1 rim laced to a 32hole Powertap...

Dt swiss RR 1.1 rim laced to a 32hole Powertap sl+.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Sinn

Get the moldible shimano road shoes. They come...

Get the moldible shimano road shoes. They come with arch support inserts too. You should be able to get a good fit with those.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,424
Posted By Sinn

The red accents are a nice touch.

The red accents are a nice touch.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 03:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,140
Posted By Sinn

Wired Powertap sl is going to be the cheapest...

Wired Powertap sl is going to be the cheapest option. That wheel with computer is going on ebay used for $400-600.

Quarq makes a nice PM, but you'll be investing at least 2grand for that.

A...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Sinn

Yeah. Too much logo is obnoxious. But I'm from...

Yeah. Too much logo is obnoxious. But I'm from the south so I might as well embrace my Nascar roots.
11-12-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,078
Posted By Sinn

As she is now: ...

As she is now:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2628/4097023636_67eae20a9a_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2769/4097023410_9a8a11f328_o.jpg

She'll be a bit more pornographic after I put...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-09, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Sinn

I definitely think that this is a stiffer bike...

I definitely think that this is a stiffer bike than the caad9. Its constructed with 5 layers of carbon throughout the frame, no thinning out at the middle of the tubes. 3 layers of uni-directional...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Sinn

Yes, but fortunately (or unfortunately, depending...

Yes, but fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your attitude towards caad9's) I canceled it before it shipped out.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,384,424
Posted By Sinn

2008 Bailey Minitruer with Dura Ace red. ...

2008 Bailey Minitruer with Dura Ace red.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2769/4097023410_9a8a11f328_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2628/4097023636_67eae20a9a_o.jpg

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Sinn

New Bike: Cannon... I mean, Bailey Minitruer

So, I finally got my new bike built up. I was waiting for a new caad9 frame to come in. But this bike -- a Bailey Minitruer -- was such a killer deal that it would have been (mildly) stupid to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,260
Posted By Sinn

So, for anyone that cares, instead of any of the...

So, for anyone that cares, instead of any of the bikes discussed in this thread, I got a different bike.

It was an excellent deal that I could not pass up.

I picked up a '08 Bailey Minitruer...
11-06-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,078
Posted By Sinn

How do you like the easton aero? I was...

How do you like the easton aero?

I was thinking of getting that, but the 3t funda team was what I opted for.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,105
Posted By Sinn

Do you have to clean the underside of the...

Do you have to clean the underside of the brakelevers too in order to keep it up to par with your 7800? I rode 7900 for a while on a club bike (I was the second to use it) and the brakes seemed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-09, 11:30 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,961
Posted By Sinn

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Sinn

All the same. Diff grouppos and wheels. I...

All the same. Diff grouppos and wheels.

I rode one for a while. A very stiff bike. Would make a great starter frame or crit bike.

See my sig.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 563,313
Posted By Sinn

In fact, the cannondale rep seems to tell my shop...

In fact, the cannondale rep seems to tell my shop that people will have to wait up to 2 mos to get their framesets! ;[

Jeeze. This waiting is killing me.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,260
Posted By Sinn

Was that you that wrote the mostly negative...

Was that you that wrote the mostly negative review of the G4 that I cited above?

If so, I must admit that I did not find the handling to be as bad as you experienced. Perhaps it was better...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,260
Posted By Sinn

I looked at this old thread last night. It...

I looked at this old thread last night. It must've somehow pushed it back up to the top. I didn't want it to resurface.

For what its worth, I am only considering the G4 out of these three...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,260
Posted By Sinn

I bought the caad9, yes. But it still hasn't...

I bought the caad9, yes. But it still hasn't come in yet. And the cannondale rep is no help in finding out when Cannondale will get them in.

I put this thread up MONTHS ago. I would not worry...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 563,313
Posted By Sinn

I agree. Looks good. My only peccadillo is that...

I agree. Looks good. My only peccadillo is that the Cannondale chainrings would give the entire bike a more classic look.

But I understand that the FSA rings are stiff.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,240
Posted By Sinn

Here are my stats from the 100 mile group spin...

Here are my stats from the 100 mile group spin ride yesterday.

All efforts below AT, mostly in my aerobic hr zone. Working on neuromuscular memory.

45 min before ride, 1 unit less of bolus. ...
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