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Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-06, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,410
Posted By DamnRock

Ihad that happen on a long ride, I just took a...

Ihad that happen on a long ride, I just took a paper receipt (a dollar bill will work too) and folded it up and put it inside the tire bewteen the tube and the tire... it will keep the tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By DamnRock

I run the k-wing bars, k-force stem, k-force seat...

I run the k-wing bars, k-force stem, k-force seat post and fsa carbon cranks... all were awesome... I definitely wouldn't have them if I hadn't found a guy on ebay clearing them all out and he gave...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 12:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,755
Posted By DamnRock

I will put forth my definition of sport... for...

I will put forth my definition of sport... for something to be a sport, it has to satisfy these simple rules:

1) Your opponents actions must DIRECTLY!! affect your own actions. (and yes, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-06, 07:31 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,385
Posted By DamnRock

Racketball would be when you can't stop and slam...

Racketball would be when you can't stop and slam into the wall... that really sucks.

Tennis would be the "Big Whiffer" when you have an easy shot lined up and just whif on the swing... that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-06, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By DamnRock

sounds like you're bitter about not owning a car...

sounds like you're bitter about not owning a car :)

j/k... seriously though... I wouldn't have been nearly as witty as you in the same situation... I would probably have got about as far as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By DamnRock

can't remember his name... but on yesterdays TDF...

can't remember his name... but on yesterdays TDF stage... the 3rd place finisher (Landaluze Inigo) was riding an Orbea... so I'd say yes they are ridden.

Rock
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By DamnRock

I would say it probably IS too much to ask your...

I would say it probably IS too much to ask your LBS to order a fuji bike just for you to try out if he doesn't sell Fuji's... he isn't going to get a dealer break on it and probably would really try...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,077
Posted By DamnRock

yea, if someone rode up and leaned against my...

yea, if someone rode up and leaned against my car, w/o saying anything to me... I' dlike to think I'd get out o fthe car, walk up to him and lean up against him... see how he likes it. But probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By DamnRock

my opinion is that if you are comparing cheap...

my opinion is that if you are comparing cheap shorts (performance, nashbar, voler) to cheap bibs (the same places) then bibs are better as cheap shorts suck... the bibs feel more secure, look to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-06, 10:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,106
Posted By DamnRock

2004 Honda CBR 600RR and Specialized Allez Elite...

2004 Honda CBR 600RR and Specialized Allez Elite with all FSA k-force carbon parts...

rock
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-06, 12:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,512
Posted By DamnRock

It's situational... some times you don't want to...

It's situational... some times you don't want to risk letting a car by because the road conditions won't give you anywhere to bail out to... some times the roads are fine and you can ride on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 566
Posted By DamnRock

I can't imagine dropping that much money w/o any...

I can't imagine dropping that much money w/o any clear indication they'll stick with it... what I did for my wife was buy her an entry-level specialized for $600 and told her when she trains for and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-06, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,377
Posted By DamnRock

saw a schwinn road bike at wal-mart today along...

saw a schwinn road bike at wal-mart today along side the gmc denali... first time I'd seen it... cost $200... actually the denali was cheaper and looked nicer... the schwinn had shifters on the stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 12:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,454
Posted By DamnRock

I ride a 2004 CBR 600rr around town and I find...

I ride a 2004 CBR 600rr around town and I find that 95% of people I waive at wave back, including HD owners... typically the cruisers are later with their waive, maybe waiting to see if I'm going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By DamnRock

why in the world would you argue with a guy over...

why in the world would you argue with a guy over a LOW-balled price? Mistake or not... you sound like the guys on SlickDeals.net (check it out) who call companies when price mistakes come up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-06, 07:08 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 5,480
Posted By DamnRock

anything I can't do, I take the bike to a friends...

anything I can't do, I take the bike to a friends shop... he charges a reasonable labor price and is happy to do the work. If I need small accessories (under $20 each) I usually go to him because...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-06, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,271
Posted By DamnRock

dont' gu packs ahve a little separate piece of...

dont' gu packs ahve a little separate piece of plastic so i fyou tear it open properly it stays connected to the main wrapper? maybe I'm thinking of my accel gel or somethign else.

Yes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-06, 06:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,189
Posted By DamnRock

ebay has $200 buyer protection on all auctions...

ebay has $200 buyer protection on all auctions where you paid with paypal, regardless of if you purchased buyer protection. Problem is, they charge $25 to use it... I had an experience where I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,607
Posted By DamnRock

I basically have a schedule I follow fairly...

I basically have a schedule I follow fairly consistently...

Work 7 to 5 m/w/f, 7 to 4 t/th... on Tues and thursday I ride right after work, do about 25 to 36 miles on Tuesday at normal pace, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-06, 11:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,348
Posted By DamnRock

I use the same argument for wearing a bike helmet...

I use the same argument for wearing a bike helmet as I do a motorcycle helmet (I ride a Honda CBR 600rr)... I wear a helmet because I can't live w/o my head. I can live w/o some skin on my arms,...
Forum: Foo
03-23-06, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By DamnRock

I know it's a stretch, but you might find some...

I know it's a stretch, but you might find some helpful info at www.ups.com.

Rocky
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-06, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By DamnRock

yes, a century is a century is a century, so long...

yes, a century is a century is a century, so long as it's all ridden in the same day. VERY VERY VERY few people ride centuries w/o stopping at least once or twice, if for anything other than to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-06, 07:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,738
Posted By DamnRock

ahh yea, seriously eat pasta the night before......

ahh yea, seriously eat pasta the night before... go to Olive Garden and get their neverending pasta! Never have I enjoyed eating so much pasta as the night before the century when I could actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-06, 07:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,738
Posted By DamnRock

lets see, get up at 7am... what's it take to ride...

lets see, get up at 7am... what's it take to ride 60 miles, maybe 3 hours... you're done by 11am (factoring in getting ready, etc)... heck, on a saturday I don't even wake up till after noon, I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-06, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By DamnRock

I actually got "almost" caught by one of these......

I actually got "almost" caught by one of these... I use ebay quite a bit... have 370+ 100% feedback... I was completing a deal with a guy in Australia... was expecting him to make payment soon and he...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-06, 07:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,011
Posted By DamnRock

The only thing that irritates me a bit is when I...

The only thing that irritates me a bit is when I mention I'd like to buy something expensive, for example I was in the market to buy some FSA Carbon Compact cranks, FSA K-wing carbon bars, K-Force...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-06, 08:16 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

give in to the dark side. Rock

give in to the dark side.

Rock
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-06, 01:14 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

ooook, guess I'm NOT going to post it in the...

ooook, guess I'm NOT going to post it in the forsale area as I'm not cool enough to do that yet. Figured this is the best way to get ti sold fast and for someone who is maybe still on backorder to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-06, 01:11 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

well I am gonna post this in the forsale forum...

well I am gonna post this in the forsale forum also, but since a lot of people come to this thread looking to find where to get the bundle...

I made a mistake buying this... I put in my preorder...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-06, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,289
Posted By DamnRock

I think if I were going to take advice for french...

I think if I were going to take advice for french pronunciation Bob Roll would be the LAST guy I'd listen to! He's got terrible french pronunciation skills. But, he IS Bob Roll so he can say what...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-06, 02:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,578
Posted By DamnRock

noone cares about your abs in this sport... lets...

noone cares about your abs in this sport... lets see the twig-like quads you are sportin... that may answer a lot... but aside from that, and in conjunction with what everyone else is sayin... there...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-06, 08:38 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

just got the email notification that my bundle...

just got the email notification that my bundle shipped (ordered cad/hr bundle from Planet GPS for $301 shipped)... I'll have it on the 14th!

Rock
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-06, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By DamnRock

I did my first (and only, to date) century at the...

I did my first (and only, to date) century at the Tour de Cure in Bentonville Arkansas last year. It was great... well organized, distance between rest stops was good. Lots of crackers and power...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-06, 07:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,707
Posted By DamnRock

dunno if it means anything but headshake usually...

dunno if it means anything but headshake usually happens on sport bikes (the motored kind) when the front-end gets light... could it be that on those quick down-hills... you're sitting further back...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-06, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,436
Posted By DamnRock

a woman.

a woman.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-06, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By DamnRock

I have the Exustar Galibrier shoes that...

I have the Exustar Galibrier shoes that performance sells as "Performance Cat 1 Carbon Road Shoes)... I like them alot, way more comfortable than my Diadora elites and for $90 a pair from Performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-06, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By DamnRock

My favorite is the one where chuck doesn't go...

My favorite is the one where chuck doesn't go hunting because it implies failure, chuck norris goes killing.

rock
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-06, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By DamnRock

you're gonna get a round-house kick to the face...

you're gonna get a round-house kick to the face if you keep questioning the chuck norris talk.

Tread lightly.

For more info, please regard the following as bible:...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,495
Posted By DamnRock

My motorcycle: 2004 Honda CBR 600RR... ...

My motorcycle: 2004 Honda CBR 600RR...
http://rock.wmitulsa.com/cbr600rr/p1010815_small.jpg

Previously owned a 2001 Honda CBR 600F4i and a 96 Kawasaki Ninja 500... next bike will probably be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-06, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By DamnRock

I ride road bikes, sport bikes, sport quads......

I ride road bikes, sport bikes, sport quads... and I do some whitewater kayaking. Therefore, any weather is good weather. When one overtakes another, I just move to a different hobby. Snow pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-06, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By DamnRock

my groups philosophy is you ascend and descend on...

my groups philosophy is you ascend and descend on your own terms... everywhere else a paceline rules. of course "rolling" hills are an exception cause you can keep your speed if you want.

Rock
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-06, 01:45 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

$300 from planetgps.com... you can get the hrm...

$300 from planetgps.com... you can get the hrm unit and cad sensor for $300 after a $104 instant rebate... check their site. They don't have any in stock currently but are shipping as they arrive.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

I went through planetgps.com... not many but some...

I went through planetgps.com... not many but some good reviews on resellerratings.com and their site looks professional. They apply a $101 instant rebate to the 305Cad then I added the HRM unit then...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 07:39 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

I just ordered one... $300 for Edge 305cad and...

I just ordered one... $300 for Edge 305cad and HRM add-on... shipped. They say they don't have it in stock yet but I can wait to be sure I get a good deal... I can't do much outside riding around...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-06, 01:35 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,084
Posted By DamnRock

can't you just twist the speed sensor to the top...

can't you just twist the speed sensor to the top or bottom of the chainstay instead of the inside? I had a similar problem when installing my last bike computer... if I had the sensor on the inside...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-06, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By DamnRock

I had back and wrist problems when i first...

I had back and wrist problems when i first started riding... both MTB and Road bikes... and I had wrist problems years ago when I started riding a motorcycle (sport bike)...

Aside from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-06, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By DamnRock

I killed 2 birds with one stone.... bought a...

I killed 2 birds with one stone.... bought a normal scale that is accurate to 0.2lbs... keep it in the bathroom or wherever... when I want to know how much my bike weighs... I weigh myself... then I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-06, 07:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,762
Posted By DamnRock

man this is my wife to a T... she doesn't take...

man this is my wife to a T... she doesn't take ANY advice from me... but I can ask a friend of ours to mention it to her and she will actaully consider what he says... half the time we're all 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-06, 07:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,762
Posted By DamnRock

it's harder for me to BS my way into some cool...

it's harder for me to BS my way into some cool new parts when the wife knows what I'm talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-06, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By DamnRock

I'm currently 5'11" 178lbs and I'm sportin voler...

I'm currently 5'11" 178lbs and I'm sportin voler bibs in size large... I bought them when I was closer to 195lbs... but even after losing weight they still fit fine. I MIGHT try a medium next time...
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