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11-03-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By Psydotek

Well there goes my plans for trying to ride to...

Well there goes my plans for trying to ride to Huntington Beach anytime soon from Corona.

Good thing Edna Park makes for a nice turnaround spot.

Though if I don't have to worry about the...
07-21-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Psydotek

I suppose I should go check this blog thing out...

I suppose I should go check this blog thing out sometime. :D *shakes fist* Dang whippersnappers and your newfangled techology!

:)
07-06-09, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,262
Posted By Psydotek

What's fun is using a bell during a race. :D I...

What's fun is using a bell during a race. :D I have one on my fixed gear bike that I sometimes do triathlons with.
05-01-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By Psydotek

I'm planning on doing the CX season singlespeed. ...

I'm planning on doing the CX season singlespeed. It'll also be my first season ev4r. I had the bike built for last season but i got sick at the beginning and scheduling conflicts got in the way for...
04-28-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Psydotek

+1 for Spinlite Cycling: ...

+1 for Spinlite Cycling:

http://spinlitecycling.com/road_wheels.htm

You can also tell them what you're looking for (i weigh this much and do this kind of riding) and he can customize it.

I'm...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By Psydotek

They're good. I use them when I can't find stuff...

They're good. I use them when I can't find stuff at my usual online shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Psydotek

I saw that too and almost ordered them. Again. ...

I saw that too and almost ordered them. Again. :) I picked them up 2 or 3 weeks ago and was tempted to get another set. Sure, i won't be needing them until next winter, but it's nice to stock up...
Forum: Triathlon
04-24-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,694
Posted By Psydotek

My dear, we need pictures. :lol:

My dear, we need pictures. :lol:
Forum: Triathlon
04-24-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Psydotek

Hasn't happened to me yet and i've done a bunch...

Hasn't happened to me yet and i've done a bunch in the last few years.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Psydotek

It depends, i've scored some really nice bib...

It depends, i've scored some really nice bib tights/knickers/shorts over the last few weeks along with energy drink mix.

The webbrowser addon helps alot.
04-21-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,237
Posted By Psydotek

Yeap, I saw the Pricepoint sale which got me...

Yeap, I saw the Pricepoint sale which got me thinking about it... I've already got two IRO frames. :)

The decision is to either build a Surly Pugsley or build a Model 19 and then a Pugsley... ...
04-21-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,237
Posted By Psydotek

Well, didja get it? :) I'm thinking of...

Well, didja get it? :)

I'm thinking of building one except using a suspension fork.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,693
Posted By Psydotek

Anyone have a mailing address for him?

Anyone have a mailing address for him?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,693
Posted By Psydotek

For Ryanf, everything is proper cycling training.

For Ryanf, everything is proper cycling training.
Forum: Triathlon
04-21-09, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By Psydotek

Awesome! Open water swimming is pretty...

Awesome!

Open water swimming is pretty panic inducing for the uninitiated... Heck, my friend refuses to do any more triathlons that have an open water swim after he freaked out in his first...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By Psydotek

JAYNE! ...

JAYNE!

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_ixKX37v-eyo/SFD7XlUpwkI/AAAAAAAAAFM/s8ep7FztEBE/s320/jayne%2Bcobb.jpg
04-20-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 39,529
Posted By Psydotek

I was out there Saturday and Sunday between 2-5pm...

I was out there Saturday and Sunday between 2-5pm both days. Went from Green River road to Angel Stadium and back, a bit over 33 miles. Probably a little late in the afternoon for seeing people but...
Forum: Triathlon
04-17-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,513
Posted By Psydotek

Hearty steak dinner the night before a triathlon....

Hearty steak dinner the night before a triathlon. It couldn't be helped though since it was an alumni reunion for the university at very nice banquet venue. I paid my $30. I'm going to enjoy this....
Forum: Triathlon
04-17-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By Psydotek

Eat light the day before. Not too light of...

Eat light the day before. Not too light of course, but i'd recommend staying away from that 4 course steak dinner or even a trip to the local fast food joint...

As long as you've had a sensible...
Forum: Triathlon
04-17-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By Psydotek

Don't forget your helmet and shoes. And a pump. ...

Don't forget your helmet and shoes. And a pump. And your flat repair kit. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Psydotek

Sure, why not? ...

Sure, why not?

http://forums.tccoa.com/showthread.php?t=65797

http://img70.echo.cx/img70/8492/l05hi.jpg

http://img118.echo.cx/img118/2397/l10nx.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Psydotek

Shimano is good too. As long as the BCD fits...

Shimano is good too. As long as the BCD fits you're fine. Except for Campagnolo rings with Shimano/SRAM cranks (and vice versa). While the BCD might be right, they're off by just enough that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,643
Posted By Psydotek

I'm a recent bib convert just this last month. ...

I'm a recent bib convert just this last month. Thank goodness for Bonktown and their deals on Hincaipe bibs. Picked up bib tights, knickers, and shorts from there. :D Needless to say, i'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-09, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,447
Posted By Psydotek

+1 for Harbor Freight. Also another +1 for...

+1 for Harbor Freight.

Also another +1 for getting a beam type torque wrench which is extremely useful for installing bottom brackets and pedals (which are usually the only times you'll need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,425
Posted By Psydotek

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v178/psydotek/Bi...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v178/psydotek/Bicycle/IMG_0290.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v178/psydotek/Bicycle/Salsa%20Casseroll/20080821_99.jpg

Both have changed a bit with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,502
Posted By Psydotek

Scored this from EBay for $500 (minus the saddle,...

Scored this from EBay for $500 (minus the saddle, pedals, and fender):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v178/psydotek/Bicycle/CyclocrossBike.jpg

Ended up spending another $700-800 though for...
Forum: Triathlon
04-13-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,959
Posted By Psydotek

TRIGEEK TRIMOAR TRIDUDE TRIBABE (if you're...

TRIGEEK
TRIMOAR
TRIDUDE
TRIBABE (if you're not a TRIDUDE)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,150
Posted By Psydotek

All depends... Do you want to spend ~$100 on new...

All depends... Do you want to spend ~$100 on new road shoes or another set of pedals? :)

Personally, if you have shoes that fit you great and aren't at risk of wearing out anytime soon, going...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,876
Posted By Psydotek

Below the waist, i wear briefs under my bibs and...

Below the waist, i wear briefs under my bibs and shorts. Some people can other people can't. Do whatever works for you. :)

Above the waist, i always have a baselayer on.
04-09-09, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By Psydotek

Take the cassette off if you can for a thorough...

Take the cassette off if you can for a thorough cleaning. Drop the whole thing into your favorite degreaser and let it soak while you're working on the rest of your bicycle. :)
Forum: Triathlon
04-09-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,677
Posted By Psydotek

Girl, you crazy! :D I'll give a +1 for the...

Girl, you crazy! :D

I'll give a +1 for the Profile Design T2+ bars mostly because you can actually adjust the fore/aft position of the elbow pads where alot of other designs have them fixed...
04-03-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By Psydotek

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flies.png

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flies.png
04-01-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,889
Posted By Psydotek

Alternatively, if you can brake hard enough to...

Alternatively, if you can brake hard enough to lock up the wheels or risk doing an endo' then you'll need tires with more grip.
Forum: Triathlon
04-01-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Psydotek

Yea, it depends on what company they hired to do...

Yea, it depends on what company they hired to do the timing (or if they're just simply having someone writing down numbers and times on a clipboard).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Psydotek

I'm guessing you meant to say you have a 12-27...

I'm guessing you meant to say you have a 12-27 cassette.

Yes, you'll have to increase the chain length to use that 39t cog and where the heck did you find a 11-39 cassette? :)

But more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-09, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By Psydotek

How much walking are you going to be doing? What...

How much walking are you going to be doing? What kind of shoes do you already have?
Forum: Triathlon
04-01-09, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,715
Posted By Psydotek

Werd. I've done Bonelli a bunch of time and it...

Werd. I've done Bonelli a bunch of time and it is NOT FLAT! :lol: :(

That being said, i probably should do it once this year... I skipped out on doing any of them last year.
Forum: Triathlon
03-26-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,636
Posted By Psydotek

I still dream of picking up a Softride or...

I still dream of picking up a Softride or Titanflex frame to build up someday.

One reason they never got popular is because the UCI banned them [because they're not pretty] which in turn led to...
03-25-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,586
Posted By Psydotek

I miss riding GMR... Maybe i'll go in afew...

I miss riding GMR... Maybe i'll go in afew weekends. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,249
Posted By Psydotek

I too have a Niterider Minewt X2 Dual. The...

I too have a Niterider Minewt X2 Dual. The individual lamp beams are relatively narrow but since you have two you can adjust them for a nice spread. I also have a Planet Bike Alias with a 15w bulb...
03-19-09, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,281
Posted By Psydotek

I haven't raced yet but I have a two CX bikes. ...

I haven't raced yet but I have a two CX bikes. Both have Velocity Deep-V rims, one set with Ultegra hubs and the other with IRO fixed/free high flange hubs (rebadged Formula hubs i believe).
Forum: Triathlon
03-16-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By Psydotek

I just keep my glasses by my bicycle. Your...

I just keep my glasses by my bicycle. Your vision can't be that bad that you can't at least generally see where you're going can it? :) I'm pretty nearsighted myself but i can see well enough for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,277
Posted By Psydotek

Cantilever brakes are not underpowered if they're...

Cantilever brakes are not underpowered if they're setup properly. I can easily lock up my wheels with my Avid Shorty 4 brakes (almost endo'd once in traffic while commuting).

The higher bottom...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By Psydotek

OCP became uncool when Murphy revealed Jones'...

OCP became uncool when Murphy revealed Jones' crimes to the their board of directors.
03-06-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Posted By Psydotek

I switched to them on my IRO Rob Roy for the back...

I switched to them on my IRO Rob Roy for the back brakes because they allowed for more adjustability when positioning the wheel in horizontal trackends.

[i picked a second set for the front...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,543
Posted By Psydotek

Acouple of these: ...

Acouple of these:

http://steamgames.com/tf2/heavy/images/06_sandvich_thumb.jpg (http://steamgames.com/tf2/heavy/sandvich.htm)

Just because. :D
...
Forum: Triathlon
03-05-09, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Psydotek

All road shoes are going to be difficult to run...

All road shoes are going to be difficult to run in and it's only compounded by the presence of the cleat. The question is, how willing are you to "beat" on the shoes/cleats by actually trying to run...
03-05-09, 02:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By Psydotek

That's why i'm behind the camera. ;) I...

That's why i'm behind the camera. ;)

I definitely would have stuck out. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,035
Posted By Psydotek

I have this one and it's been good for a 64 mile...

I have this one and it's been good for a 64 mile ride so far (that's the longest ride i've done on it yet).
03-03-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Psydotek

I have a singlespeed/fixed CX bike built but...

I have a singlespeed/fixed CX bike built but didn't get a chance to make the jump into racing last season. :(
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