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08-17-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By wideAMG

first join a club. the brampton cycling club is...

first join a club.
the brampton cycling club is one of the largest in the country with over 200 members.

club fees usually include OCA registration and you will be "classed" with your membership....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,612
Posted By wideAMG

i ride the Ultremo R on my second set of wheels....

i ride the Ultremo R on my second set of wheels. no complaints. (although i've gone back to tubulars so not much kms on these)

please be advised that Schwalbe has issued a recall on some Ultremo R...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,728
Posted By wideAMG

thanks Paniolo but you don't have to explain to...

thanks Paniolo but you don't have to explain to those who don't understand protocol in stage races.

its not about fashion.
its about being in a team, respecting the team and not being above a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,728
Posted By wideAMG

the fact the he came to the TdF to bring...

the fact the he came to the TdF to bring awareness to cancer is disrespectful to the organizers and other riders. it is not a charity ride.

wearing a different coloured helmet than everyone is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By wideAMG

model your calf implants after this and you...

model your calf implants after this and you should be fine.

http://img526.imageshack.us/img526/9212/markus.jpg (http://img526.imageshack.us/i/markus.jpg/)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,765
Posted By wideAMG

right or wrong the motorist always wins. i...

right or wrong the motorist always wins.

i little while back a motorist in the city opened her door into a cyclist.
the women got a $43 fine. the cyclist died.

ride defensively, smile and feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,643
Posted By wideAMG

me and over 13,000 riders hit the highways in...

me and over 13,000 riders hit the highways in toronto for the Becel Ride for Heart.

well organized and cyclist of all kinds. some interesting recumbants, tandems and some invented stuff.

lots...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,104
Posted By wideAMG

the first one i already have. ...

the first one i already have.

http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/1913/200903085.jpg (http://img195.imageshack.us/my.php?image=200903085.jpg)


the second maybe next year.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By wideAMG

BS. how can they make that claim? most...

BS.

how can they make that claim?
most high-end bikes do not have any such wobble.

i have done 70km/hr on my pinarello without a stitch of vibration (but pinarello's are known for their solid...
06-03-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,888
Posted By wideAMG

lightweights are nice wheels. but there are...

lightweights are nice wheels.
but there are many faster wheels out there.

http://img205.imageshack.us/img205/9735/aeroenglish.jpg (http://img205.imageshack.us/my.php?image=aeroenglish.jpg)
06-01-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,344
Posted By wideAMG

done. a couple of months ago everyone was...

done.

a couple of months ago everyone was going ga, ga, over the fact that lance was going to ride the giro. he's the biggest thing, he's great for the sport... yet no one picked up coverage of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,599
Posted By wideAMG

is it common for a FD to completely jam? NO. ...

is it common for a FD to completely jam? NO.

the boneheads who put your bike together either set the FD too low or too loose. that delamination happens through contact which is impossible from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,757
Posted By wideAMG

whaaatt? that is my sister Zhulduz. when...

whaaatt?

that is my sister Zhulduz.
when i rode for national team she's best in my country at rim job.

is niice...

http://img42.imageshack.us/img42/349/borat.jpg...
05-12-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By wideAMG

excellent read. a well writen perspective from...

excellent read.
a well writen perspective from the front of the pack.

micheal's my homeboy. and the only canadian at the giro.

"There is a momentary panic. Inevitably crashes occur. Tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 07:44 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 28,358
Posted By wideAMG

Ignatas Konovalovas rode a P4 in the first stage...

Ignatas Konovalovas rode a P4 in the first stage of the Giro.

http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/9467/12419844330621b5q4c0wh5.jpg (http://img90.imageshack.us/my.php?image=12419844330621b5q4c0wh5.jpg)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 28,358
Posted By wideAMG

i know how to make my penis 8 inches long.....

i know how to make my penis 8 inches long.....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By wideAMG

no. i have spinters on my 50mm bora's with 40mm...

no.
i have spinters on my 50mm bora's with 40mm extenders and they just fit.
you will need a 74mm which is the size supplied with 808s

the sprinters are durable but not great tires.
you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 28,358
Posted By wideAMG

first and foremost they are an engineering...

first and foremost they are an engineering company.

unlike many other popular brands which are marketing only.

they started making time trial bikes only. their history is aerodynamics.
they...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,981
Posted By wideAMG

i'm in. ...

i'm in.

http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/8674/stormtrooperj.jpg (http://img17.imageshack.us/my.php?image=stormtrooperj.jpg)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,981
Posted By wideAMG

fixed. ...

fixed.

http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/3849/femtrooperajc001.jpg (http://img17.imageshack.us/my.php?image=femtrooperajc001.jpg)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,077
Posted By wideAMG

nothing wrong with that bike :thumb:

nothing wrong with that bike :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-09, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,121
Posted By wideAMG

if you can maintain 32km/hr for 4 hours then you...

if you can maintain 32km/hr for 4 hours then you can ride centuries with the ladies in my saturday morning group.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-09, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,631
Posted By wideAMG

awesome. a little too much man touching for...

awesome.

a little too much man touching for me :eek:

i would never.. ever.. ever.. ride without a helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-09, 06:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,710
Posted By wideAMG

that sucks. i was interested in that cage...

that sucks.

i was interested in that cage when it debuted. really beautiful design and decent weight but there were some initial bad reviews. all the other speedplay stuff is good.

if a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,989
Posted By wideAMG

a nice matching accessory. ...

a nice matching accessory.

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/1893/noah902b.jpg (http://img14.imageshack.us/my.php?image=noah902b.jpg)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 08:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,989
Posted By wideAMG

hmmm... i'd buy it. ...

hmmm... i'd buy it.

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/3756/1657645847cfe60424a.jpg (http://img14.imageshack.us/my.php?image=1657645847cfe60424a.jpg)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 19,496
Posted By wideAMG

yeah...double word score ...

yeah...double word score

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/3217/magpie02croppedresizedf.jpg (http://img14.imageshack.us/my.php?image=magpie02croppedresizedf.jpg)

awesome thread BOTTO :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,439
Posted By wideAMG

extremely happy with it. i bought the set...

extremely happy with it.
i bought the set sight-unseen.

i've tried RED and even Di2 (electronic) and will stick with SR.

daveSSS is the resident technical expert. listen to whatever he says....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,537
Posted By wideAMG

not quite. i'm at $11,000 so i don't qualify for...

not quite. i'm at $11,000 so i don't qualify for this thread. :cry:

i'm just a gear-head who likes the technology. i buy what i can afford and what i can justify. and i ride. its a hobby and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 06:37 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,835
Posted By wideAMG

that would be silly. all the new components...

that would be silly.

all the new components come with a 3-year warranty.
if you register the entire groupo then the warranty is extended to 4-years (best in the industry).
the logic is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,835
Posted By wideAMG

i ride about 200km a week including a century...

i ride about 200km a week including a century every saturday morning.

i wipe and lube after every ride.
i'll post sunnier pics once the northern sky clears.
(remnants on snow on last weeks ride)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,835
Posted By wideAMG

i'd love to race in SoCal. any stage races or...

i'd love to race in SoCal. any stage races or just crits?
its a bit of a drive though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,835
Posted By wideAMG

the emporelli cages are like $200. i wanted...

the emporelli cages are like $200.

i wanted something lighter and found these no name cages on ebay from hong kong.
11grams with screws!
so far so good. holds bottles well, easy in and out and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,054
Posted By wideAMG

hey urban that's pretty cute. if you guys have a...

hey urban that's pretty cute. if you guys have a sleepover then you can try on each other's shoes.:hug:


yours is one of only a few negative experiences i've heard about speedplay. do a search...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,054
Posted By wideAMG

wrong. buy speedplay zeros.

wrong.

buy speedplay zeros.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By wideAMG

BF is the worst place to get financial advice. ...

BF is the worst place to get financial advice.

buy what you can afford. after a while nobody will care. stuff gets old in months and there will always be a better bike.

i ride with guys who do...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,682
Posted By wideAMG

the SLR carbonio flow is $200+ (carbon rails...

the SLR carbonio flow is $200+ (carbon rails 125gr)
(handmade in italy, if it matters :thumb:)

the regular version is cheaper. (may also be handmade in italy) :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,984
Posted By wideAMG

1. craftsmanship 1. pride 1. passion 1....

1. craftsmanship
1. pride
1. passion
1. culture

they weren't all cheap.

pinarello
cinelli
colnago
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,777
Posted By wideAMG

tubulars about 90% of the time. yes they can...

tubulars about 90% of the time.

yes they can be expensive and a hassle but you can't argue the ride quality.

i use tufo extreme tape so i don't bother with glue.
yes you will flat less.
if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,682
Posted By wideAMG

the SLR and the Arione are probably the most...

the SLR and the Arione are probably the most popular pro/enthuiast saddle out there. the prologo is also getting popular.

most people cannot justify spending $200+ for a saddle though.

i run...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,579
Posted By wideAMG

the CS600 polar no doubt has a superior program...

the CS600 polar no doubt has a superior program and interface.

the polar power does have the main advantage of freedom of wheels and cranks. this is important to some who have training wheels and...
04-24-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,686
Posted By wideAMG

33,857 total number of heart beats in my...

33,857

total number of heart beats in my first group ride of the season. (last week)
85.5km hilly course with remnants of snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,048
Posted By wideAMG

so lance gets special treatment and that's good...

so lance gets special treatment and that's good for the sport?

other american heros, Tiger, Jordan, don't need special exceptions, they play by the same rules as everyone else.

i like lance but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,295
Posted By wideAMG

OK, arguably this could be a better groupset but...

OK, arguably this could be a better groupset but for different reasons :thumb:

a gentleman's jewerly.

http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/6529/campakoffer217.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By wideAMG

its not silly because it is not intuitive. ...

its not silly because it is not intuitive.

think about it, why would you push two levers in the same direction to move the chain in different directions?

this is why campy is better.
if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,295
Posted By wideAMG

http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/9572/campy.jpg...

http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/9572/campy.jpg (http://img19.imageshack.us/my.php?image=campy.jpg)

no regrets whatsoever.

i've tried the Di2 & Red several times but nothing comes close to SR....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,585
Posted By wideAMG

OP let me understand this. you stopped, had...

OP let me understand this.

you stopped, had a drink, then drafted behind a stranger (who may have been cooling down from a 200km training session) then blast by him without sharing the work. and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,222
Posted By wideAMG

did 85.4km yesterday with a 16 man/women group. ...

did 85.4km yesterday with a 16 man/women group.

hilling route with 800m of total climbing.
one grade was 16% brought me into zone 5 with a 192 bpm
average temp was 22C
burned 2931 kcal
33857...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 06:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,715
Posted By wideAMG

very true. very true. (click my sig)

very true.



very true. (click my sig)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 06:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,715
Posted By wideAMG

both are very good cranks. the vuma is very...

both are very good cranks. the vuma is very stiff. tests will prove that. the odd sized BC will limit your chainring choices but buying replacements from zipp are easy.

the main consideration is...
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