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Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By jkizzle

You need to make sure it fits you. Also be sure...

You need to make sure it fits you. Also be sure it hasnt been wrecked. That is a pretty good deal though, see if you can talk them down further.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,805
Posted By jkizzle

thing is, in order for that 666.66 bid to go...

thing is, in order for that 666.66 bid to go through, the previous bidder had to have had that high a bid.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,940
Posted By jkizzle

Actually it is not fraud. Federal loans cover...

Actually it is not fraud. Federal loans cover transportation expenses. Also, I am pretty sure student loan interest is tax deductible.

That said, I bought a used bike that originally cost 1500 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,385
Posted By jkizzle

coyote eyewear is solid and inexpensive.

coyote eyewear is solid and inexpensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,892
Posted By jkizzle

of course you are going to have deadspots in your...

of course you are going to have deadspots in your spin coming from fixed gear, especially if you arnt using clipless pedals on your fixed. if you have clips or nothing, your foot is pushed over, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 03:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,936
Posted By jkizzle

cycling has really blown up here in lexington as...

cycling has really blown up here in lexington as well. there are easily 2 to 3 times the number of cyclist commuters from this time last year, bike rack parking is always full, and people are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,987
Posted By jkizzle

yugo.

yugo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jkizzle

months of winter riding have engrained this in me...

months of winter riding have engrained this in me -- DONT WORRY ABOUT GETTING WET, WORRY ABOUT GETTING COLD. i would think you wouldnt need to worry about that too much this time of year though. try...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,394
Posted By jkizzle

merckx said it best - dont buy upgrades, ride up...

merckx said it best - dont buy upgrades, ride up grades.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,426
Posted By jkizzle

go back to your ice cream you wussy

go back to your ice cream you wussy
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,426
Posted By jkizzle

while bike theft is definitely to a minimum...

while bike theft is definitely to a minimum especially on campus, be sure to u-lock through the wheel and around the seat stays, that way the only thing to steal is the front wheel, which is much...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,426
Posted By jkizzle

ahh yes, another wildcat BF'er. definitely...

ahh yes, another wildcat BF'er.

definitely be sure to join up with the lexington bike crew some when you get down here, and join the UK cycling team this fall! they cover most of your racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,613
Posted By jkizzle

http://hubbhouse.net/images/celica.jpg not...

http://hubbhouse.net/images/celica.jpg

not mine, mine is rustier.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,457
Posted By jkizzle

if you cant stand the heat, get in the AC. ...

if you cant stand the heat, get in the AC.

car-free isnt easy, but its rewarding. sweat detoxes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 18,556
Posted By jkizzle

wanna sell it? pm me if you are interested.

wanna sell it? pm me if you are interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By jkizzle

try riding with the straps out of the clips, so...

try riding with the straps out of the clips, so that just the toe clips are on. its alot easier to get in and out of.

welcome aboard, and GO BIG BLUE!

p.s. if you are a uk student, join the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By jkizzle

Sometimes I wonder if knowledge really can exceed...

Sometimes I wonder if knowledge really can exceed grammar.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,290
Posted By jkizzle

very true!

very true!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,290
Posted By jkizzle

Lexington KY, they are pouring millions into bike...

Lexington KY, they are pouring millions into bike accessibility, and the city is radially planned, from one side to the other is a max 12 miles.

Also, denver, portland and tempe.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By jkizzle

just go into your shop and ride some. thats the...

just go into your shop and ride some. thats the way to pick a bike. if the bike you ride now is 30 years old, unless upgraded like hell, you wont know the difference between 105 and ultegra.

ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-08, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By jkizzle

tsk tsk pcad

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=432602

i feel so betrayed.
06-23-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,146
Posted By jkizzle

also, at least around here, alot of people race...

also, at least around here, alot of people race the 4/5 for the large field, then race the smaller 3/4 )or the 3/4, then 123) or masters races later in the day. having womens races in between breaks...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By jkizzle

sounds sized about right. i know these ideas...

sounds sized about right. i know these ideas sound stupid, but you never know... is your wheel skewer on tight and not falling open? if you throw your weight around on the bike, the wheels could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By jkizzle

depends on what your goals in cycling are too. if...

depends on what your goals in cycling are too. if you are just in it for fun and cardio, skip the lower body workouts. if you are a body builder, work your legs too. if you want to race bicycles,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By jkizzle

i got an e3 gel, and its great for racing or...

i got an e3 gel, and its great for racing or short rides, but when im not in the drops and easing back into a more relaxed posture for 40mile plus rides, it can be uncomfortable at times, even to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-08, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 729
Posted By jkizzle

just show up late and jump in a second group or...

just show up late and jump in a second group or race. people do that all time at ours. that is, if you have a second.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By jkizzle

tread is for maintaining contact through debris...

tread is for maintaining contact through debris and water, for best traction on clean dry road surfaces, slicks are best.

at least thats my race car logic.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By jkizzle

start with 350, then go up from there. when you...

start with 350, then go up from there. when you lowball, he will thing hes getting a better deal when you pay more than you initially suggested you wanted to.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,177
Posted By jkizzle

http://i.treehugger.com/files/th_images/ups_truck....

http://i.treehugger.com/files/th_images/ups_truck.jpg

its really fuel eficient too. you could probably fit a whole fleet of bikes.

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/08/ups_unveils_wor_1.php
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By jkizzle

its probably just the jerks who put up million...

its probably just the jerks who put up million pixel images
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-08, 03:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,921
Posted By jkizzle

yell whatever is in the way, then move over about...

yell whatever is in the way, then move over about a foot and kick it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By jkizzle

use the search. if it hasnt been discussed...

use the search. if it hasnt been discussed before, it probably doesnt exist.
06-13-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By jkizzle

hell hath no fury like god for dating a lame...

hell hath no fury like god for dating a lame woman.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,832
Posted By jkizzle

oh, and i never found a truly devoted bike...

oh, and i never found a truly devoted bike culture and people who relied on their bikes until i frequented the ghetto.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-08, 10:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,832
Posted By jkizzle

you live in kansas city. you dont know what...

you live in kansas city. you dont know what ghetto is... in my experience while i was at the university of Cincinnati, which borders the infamous "over the rhine" neighborhood of most racially tense,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By jkizzle

junk bike. quality costs money.

junk bike. quality costs money.
06-12-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,225
Posted By jkizzle

practice the turn around, in both directions,...

practice the turn around, in both directions, until you can do it in your sleep. i would say hammer out the first 100, if the guy is still with you let him pull you out of the turn and drop the...
06-12-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,011
Posted By jkizzle

ditto. i have to bring cologne with me everywhere...

ditto. i have to bring cologne with me everywhere to cover up my sweat smell. i guess commuting on a fixed gear doesnt help, not being able to coast and whatnot.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By jkizzle

being a heavier guy, id disagree wholeheartedly...

being a heavier guy, id disagree wholeheartedly with this. get the 120 psi 23-25 and keep them at 120 psi. the more underinflated they are the more likely they are to not deflect objects that would...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By jkizzle

i give a lot of directions, seeing as i ride alot...

i give a lot of directions, seeing as i ride alot though downtown lexington on my way to country roads. usually its at stoplights, but ive been paralleled a few times, and its kinda fun, it makes the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By jkizzle

quest are crap. they didnt even keep me comfy on...

quest are crap. they didnt even keep me comfy on the first ride. avoid at all costs

the chami is essentially a maxi pad sewn into the shorts. and a cheap one at that. the material is see through...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,650
Posted By jkizzle

just get a snack size ziplock bag. thats what i...

just get a snack size ziplock bag. thats what i carry all my sensitives with.
06-11-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,684
Posted By jkizzle

we are too, we are supposed to get reimbursed,...

we are too, we are supposed to get reimbursed, but i have yet to see my check in the mail...
06-10-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,684
Posted By jkizzle

who the hell drives to a 20 mile away race? wtf?...

who the hell drives to a 20 mile away race? wtf? RIDE YOUR BIKE
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,336
Posted By jkizzle

only for really nasty weather and then only for...

only for really nasty weather and then only for a quick interval set or a short spin out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By jkizzle

could be an older frame, not the current year...

could be an older frame, not the current year model, but id say that sounds like a pretty good deal considering the components and i think the normal elites sell for close to 1000 or more dont they?...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By jkizzle

tell him 150. then test ride it. if it feels like...

tell him 150. then test ride it. if it feels like its adjustable to fit you, then get it. if it doesnt fit, run.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-08, 09:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,717
Posted By jkizzle

my currently fixed geared concord i inherited, my...

my currently fixed geared concord i inherited, my girlfriend bought me my crappy bf dawes, and i got my raleigh supercourse on ebay for a good deal. the only one i whiffed on was the crappy dawes my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By jkizzle

parking lots with planter islands. bring a broom...

parking lots with planter islands. bring a broom if you are worried about gravel. attack them and peel around them as close as possible as fast as possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-08, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,315
Posted By jkizzle

heal up, dont give up the fixed gear though....

heal up, dont give up the fixed gear though. check for a few busted teeth on your chainring. if you were torqueing the frame pretty hard and the teeth didnt grip and there was too much chain slack it...
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