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Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-06, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By sirshane13

Hey that looks great. Build a small set of...

Hey that looks great. Build a small set of adjustable rollers in the table for the rear wheel, and then you may be able to work on the drivetrain, though the table might be a bit high for shifting...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-06, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By sirshane13

I just got an Elite Fluid Primo Gel Trainer -- an...

I just got an Elite Fluid Primo Gel Trainer -- an incredible road feel. Relies on rider weight to create experience. Super, super quiet (you can only hear your bike, which is actually good for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-06, 12:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,246
Posted By sirshane13

looks like you've got a bit of first year college...

looks like you've got a bit of first year college physics goin' on there eh - dp/dt = F
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-06, 12:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,233
Posted By sirshane13

oh goodness ... so did I. still using an HP 48G...

oh goodness ... so did I. still using an HP 48G and 49G+.

by the way, i always get a kick out of all the -ages out there - you can hear 'em all at your local radio shack - wattage (power), ampage...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-06, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By sirshane13

what measurement did you need?

what measurement did you need?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By sirshane13

Wound Up Carbon Fork?

Anyone ride a Wound Up Carbon Road Fork? Just curious.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-06, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By sirshane13

Yeah, smithfield's not that tight. I definitely...

Yeah, smithfield's not that tight. I definitely had a Twix and a Coke for dinner .... And anyway, this hotel, which is nice and cozy, has made itself somewhat of a geographical oddity. No shuttle to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By sirshane13

Well, my first graduate school interviews have...

Well, my first graduate school interviews have taken me to Bethesda, MD, and Providence, RI, and I planned to take an extra day in Providence to see the sights and get a good bike ride in. I borrowed...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,114
Posted By sirshane13

Didn't Dr Evil have 3 testicles? Oh, and PI has...

Didn't Dr Evil have 3 testicles? Oh, and PI has some gloves, right, with Carbon inserted into the Pittards leather palms of gloves? Definitely not a new idea (well, the 3 testicles thing might be).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By sirshane13

I rode the Easton EC 90 SL CNT (their moniker for...

I rode the Easton EC 90 SL CNT (their moniker for Carbon Nanotechnology), and yes, the carbon nanotube filler material that should provide *some* structural benefit, but I've seen CNT bars fail...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-06, 09:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,447
Posted By sirshane13

www.habcycles.com custom ti road frame -...

www.habcycles.com

custom ti road frame - 1195 USD. Excellent quality, though some American nationalists and those who are just plain prejudiced or just ignorant would have you believe that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By sirshane13

i wonder if their apps will be universal or for a...

i wonder if their apps will be universal or for a specific architecture ...

and on a related note, you think rosetta (translation app) will do a good job?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By sirshane13

hot bike. get a custom paint job to fill in the...

hot bike. get a custom paint job to fill in the white TREK except for a thin white outline.

oh, and some carbon wheels (haha) or at least some black spoked wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 08:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,797
Posted By sirshane13

yes, but as usual, even while pros are tough on...

yes, but as usual, even while pros are tough on their bikes, they are very tough on their bikes for a short time, with dedicated pro mechanics constantly looking them over. Most bikes for pros are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-06, 09:21 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,797
Posted By sirshane13

Oh nice observation. quietly stands for...

Oh nice observation. quietly stands for "Taiwanese Carbon Technology." ;) someone get one and cut it apart - probably all void-y and filled with clay. (warning: cutting frame might void warranty)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By sirshane13

get a cheap, out-of-work mechanic who swears...

get a cheap, out-of-work mechanic who swears (s)he can "do it by feel."
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 12:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,598
Posted By sirshane13

This is good news for me. Worcester's on my list...

This is good news for me. Worcester's on my list of places I might be moving soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By sirshane13

beautiful. nice macro of the top tube/seat tube...

beautiful. nice macro of the top tube/seat tube joint. i wonder how she rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By sirshane13

now that's an interesting point. I suppose head...

now that's an interesting point. I suppose head tube angle matters too, then.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-06, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By sirshane13

you know, I guess I've always heard that fit on a...

you know, I guess I've always heard that fit on a road bike is a lot more specific and finicky than that of an mtb.

oh yeah, and the hand position on the hb probably makes a difference too ......
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By sirshane13

so is the stem size maxim the...

so is the stem size maxim the handlebar-disappearing hub rule? that is, when you look down, the hub should disappear behind the handlebar as one general rule of fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By sirshane13

Are 90 mm Stems Really the Devil?

yo, I've heard a lot of people kind of bad-mouth 90 mm road stems. Some people think that you might be fit wrong on the bike if you require one. Anyone else share this sentiment?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-06, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By sirshane13

related question: could this be happening if the...

related question: could this be happening if the skewer is TOO tight? lateral pressure on the bearings and seals, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-06, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By sirshane13

Suuntos are the standard, but High Gears...

Suuntos are the standard, but High Gears (www.highgear.com) are good too. Check out the Summit, which is reasonably accurate according to Backpacker, I think, and very well priced (160 USD). Also...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-05, 09:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,789
Posted By sirshane13

oh, and sunscreen.

oh, and sunscreen.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-05, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By sirshane13

sounds more like a proposition. i *like*...

sounds more like a proposition.


i *like* reynolds (haha, based on looks) and i've ridden an ouzo pro (currently) and an '05 EC 90 SL. I honestly couldn't tell a difference ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-05, 12:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,789
Posted By sirshane13

We get low 40's in central Texas in the summer...

We get low 40's in central Texas in the summer (oh, and fall, and maybe this winter), and I enjoy it. Bring lots of eload. Wait - do you guys have eload over there??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-05, 12:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,601
Posted By sirshane13

I think so, even though I think that Shimano 105...

I think so, even though I think that Shimano 105 10-Speed's a great group. I ride Centaur with Centaur Carbon cranks, which are pretty freakin' money (though its economy is debatable). Let me know if...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-05, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,530
Posted By sirshane13

Nice! looks kind of like the Pinarello F4:13...

Nice! looks kind of like the Pinarello F4:13 front fork ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-05, 05:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,837
Posted By sirshane13

nice angles here too ...

nice angles here too
http://www.bikeworld.com/components/catalog/product.html?pid=2101&cat=2
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-05, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By sirshane13

and by "use" we mean "want."...

and by "use" we mean "want." ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-05, 11:27 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,976
Posted By sirshane13

i wonder if these are in order ...

i wonder if these are in order ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-05, 11:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,619
Posted By sirshane13

you sure know how to treat yourself! the...

you sure know how to treat yourself!

the best to everyone this pagan roman holiday/winter solstice celebration

.. err Christmas. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-05, 06:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,059
Posted By sirshane13

You know, I have heard so many stories from...

You know, I have heard so many stories from former Litespeed owners that they had difficulty getting warranty issues resolved with Litespeed, so this is a very nice update. Sounds like they're really...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-05, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By sirshane13

you know, I think his 303z3's are going to cost...

you know, I think his 303z3's are going to cost more than that Phonak frame ... yeah, he does enjoy his bikes :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By sirshane13

You know, I really dig the red Swiss frameset. I...

You know, I really dig the red Swiss frameset. I think I want to make it my Carbon bike, some day.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-05, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,949
Posted By sirshane13

Those headphones are bad, too. I guess they kind...

Those headphones are bad, too. I guess they kind of take the SR-125's and give them the wooden air chambers. Just beautiful. BF should definitely get Calfee to make special edition Bamboo frames for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-05, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By sirshane13

hey, thanks. the nice thing about frames is that...

hey, thanks. the nice thing about frames is that they're small enough to fit on my table! Full bikes are a bit tougher, but I'm working on it ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-05, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By sirshane13

I like pictures, too. (BMC Road Frame)

Lighting conditions were less than optimal, but a friend of mine just got a 2005 BMC SLT01 Phonak frame, so I got my hands (and camera) on it. Check it out:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-05, 11:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,949
Posted By sirshane13

I'm gathering that you might work for Litespeed....

I'm gathering that you might work for Litespeed. Do you happen to know, why the apparent move back to standard headsets this year?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-05, 10:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,949
Posted By sirshane13

this may be a good resource for starting that...

this may be a good resource for starting that inquiry:

http://www.titanium.org/business.cfm
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-05, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,310
Posted By sirshane13

Ugly. And not very optimized functionally. Get...

Ugly. And not very optimized functionally. Get CO2. Lighter and more convenient. If you must carry a backup pump, try a Topeak Road Morph Frame Pump:

...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-18-05, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By sirshane13

hey, I ride a straight gauge 3 Al / 2.5 V Ti bike...

hey, I ride a straight gauge 3 Al / 2.5 V Ti bike (Habanero cycles at habcycles.com). It's a great ride. I think it's good enough, unless you're trying to break weight records. Oh and there's more to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-05, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,326
Posted By sirshane13

www.competitivecyclist.com www.bikeworld.com

www.competitivecyclist.com
www.bikeworld.com
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-05, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By sirshane13

By fit and by what I liked. Listen to what people...

By fit and by what I liked. Listen to what people say, then make your own decision. Just make a decision, and so long as it fits, for most choices out of that short list of yours, you really cannot...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-05, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By sirshane13

that's wicked, huh. you may want to play around a...

that's wicked, huh. you may want to play around a bit more with the macro mode on that bad boy.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-05, 09:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,462
Posted By sirshane13

that is THE sweetest colnago I've ever seen. I'll...

that is THE sweetest colnago I've ever seen. I'll try and get some pictures up of a special edition carbon president one of my friends just got. but it definitely pales in comparison to this in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-05, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,704
Posted By sirshane13

Well, I'm running Centaur Century Gray on my bike...

Well, I'm running Centaur Century Gray on my bike and personally prefer Campagnolo. But Shimano 105 10-Speed looks pretty nice, and I'm definitely going to put it on a bike of mine. The most I've...
11-06-05, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By sirshane13

Hey, with proper technique you shouldn't need to...

Hey, with proper technique you shouldn't need to do all of that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-05, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,468
Posted By sirshane13

I spy DT Swiss Rims! are the hubs DT also?? :D

I spy DT Swiss Rims! are the hubs DT also?? :D
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