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Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,281
Posted By cbfight

Moving Cable Stops Modern Steel Frame

Hi all,

Would it be trivial to reposition some top tube cable stops by stripping the paint, taking an OA flame to the stops, then removing them and reattaching them to run cable along the top of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By cbfight

this is good advice. I have one coming in the...

this is good advice. I have one coming in the mail as a back up frame. It's a little heavy, but it's stiff and nimble.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By cbfight

A bit shy of 200mph when I forgot to engage the...

A bit shy of 200mph when I forgot to engage the resistance roller
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,849
Posted By cbfight

The article lacked substance and meandered. I...

The article lacked substance and meandered. I still don't know what the author was trying to get at, aside that accidents suck. Sometimes it's your fault, sometimes it isn't, but either way you go...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-10, 02:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By cbfight

Maybe he enjoys having to rearrange everything...

Maybe he enjoys having to rearrange everything each time he gets back on the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-10, 12:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,010
Posted By cbfight

I'm here to say to just swap out the pads for...

I'm here to say to just swap out the pads for Kool Stop Salmons.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,388
Posted By cbfight

Your bike will get stolen, and no one will like...

Your bike will get stolen, and no one will like you once you become known as that guy who always puts his bike up in the front of the lecture hall. Get a beater.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,613
Posted By cbfight

For sure. Trainers are very useful but not in any...

For sure. Trainers are very useful but not in any way comparable to the road when it comes to speed or miles. But really, the only thing that matters, whether it's road, trainer, or roller riding, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 04:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,460
Posted By cbfight

The ceramic bearings make a pretty pleasing...

The ceramic bearings make a pretty pleasing whoosh/whiz sound on high speed descents. That should weigh in very heavily on your decision.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,613
Posted By cbfight

Only in 53x11 and at 75 rpm.

Only in 53x11 and at 75 rpm.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By cbfight

Your bike is fine as it is. Light years better...

Your bike is fine as it is. Light years better than a lot of others starting out in this eating disorder of a sport. Look at yourself and your own body to find points of improvement.

How is your...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,877,554
Posted By cbfight

Your saddle has a tumor on its back end. You...

Your saddle has a tumor on its back end. You should get that looked at.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,613
Posted By cbfight

I train for rain by practicing my tuck and cover...

I train for rain by practicing my tuck and cover while on the trainer. Sometimes I'll get fancy and turn the fan off the so the humidity spikes and I become drenched in sweat. Feels similar.


I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 03:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,613
Posted By cbfight

I can't bring myself to focus on a movie and push...

I can't bring myself to focus on a movie and push hard on the trainer, so I just go with sufferfest. Die inside for an hour and get it over with quick.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 12:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,613
Posted By cbfight

We wouldn't be having this discussion if everyone...

We wouldn't be having this discussion if everyone used quality fluid trainers and cooling setups.
11-27-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By cbfight

Occasional cadence suggestions, constant effort...

Occasional cadence suggestions, constant effort suggestions
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-10, 02:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,651
Posted By cbfight

Define "well".

Define "well".
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By cbfight

I can wait.

I can wait.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By cbfight

non-trainer specific tires squeek an awful lot...

non-trainer specific tires squeek an awful lot after a couple sessions. drove me mad so I just bought a trainer tire and slapped it on an old wheel with last year's cassette.

now: dead silent,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-10, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,071
Posted By cbfight

I have an O2 and love it. Vents very well and the...

I have an O2 and love it. Vents very well and the fit system is good. It actually vents better than the helium, according to testrider.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-10, 12:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,514
Posted By cbfight

paint it black

paint it black
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By cbfight

If you have tight hamstrings, no frame in the...

If you have tight hamstrings, no frame in the world will make YOU aggressive. Get the flexibility first, then if your frame still constrains you (highly unlikely), look into a more "aggressive" frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By cbfight

How do you have that bike setup for commuting?

How do you have that bike setup for commuting?
11-17-10, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By cbfight

Be careful about overtraining.

Be careful about overtraining.
11-14-10, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 983,981
Posted By cbfight

Chicken fried rice with some of that rooster...

Chicken fried rice with some of that rooster sauce. Prob around 500 calories?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By cbfight

I don't think you're going to save much money.

I don't think you're going to save much money.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By cbfight

It looks kind of like Deda tape, but I can't say...

It looks kind of like Deda tape, but I can't say for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By cbfight

If you want to train proper, you should at least...

If you want to train proper, you should at least get one with heart rate monitoring functionality. So HRM + Cadence sounds like a job for anything the Garmin Edge line. They all use rear wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By cbfight

All you really need is a compact double crankset....

All you really need is a compact double crankset. You can probably find one locally or on fleabay for less than a hundred, then just have your LBS adjust your current triple brifter + FD setup to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19,479
Views: 4,141,045
Posted By cbfight

http://www.bicyclerubber.com/acatalog/MichProRace3...

http://www.bicyclerubber.com/acatalog/MichProRace3.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,566
Posted By cbfight

Better if you're picky and can't find something...

Better if you're picky and can't find something that fits your needs exactly. But sometimes having a shop behind your purchase for warranty purposes is very nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,115
Posted By cbfight

And this is why I don't like frames which use...

And this is why I don't like frames which use non-standard seatposts.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,023
Posted By cbfight

Go to work for a few hours then a nice hilly ride

Go to work for a few hours then a nice hilly ride
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By cbfight

Do what the first reply told you to do for the...

Do what the first reply told you to do for the leg extension. Set the saddle height so that at 6 o clock (bottom dead center), with your leg fully extended, your heel just touches the pedal. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-10, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By cbfight

You could get a very good light setup and ride at...

You could get a very good light setup and ride at night for much less than the two options you mentioned
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By cbfight

It looks sort of like you're riding a cruiser....

It looks sort of like you're riding a cruiser. Look into raising your seat more and seeing how low you can get without discomfort. Gently play with saddle fore/aft positioning but go easy on that. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,558
Posted By cbfight

As long as they have front and rear brakes, I...

As long as they have front and rear brakes, I don't care.
11-08-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By cbfight

a trainer specific tire will let you ride without...

a trainer specific tire will let you ride without squeeks and slips, and actually set the resistance roller at a realistic level against the tire.
11-04-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 983,981
Posted By cbfight

I just started high intensity coldstone intervals.

I just started high intensity coldstone intervals.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-10, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By cbfight

Even with TV it's very tedious. I just setup my...

Even with TV it's very tedious. I just setup my box fan, turn on netflix and get it done with.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-10, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By cbfight

I ride my Tarmac on my trainer all the type. And...

I ride my Tarmac on my trainer all the type. And I do out of saddle sprints.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-10, 12:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,155
Posted By cbfight

So jealous

So jealous
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-10, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By cbfight

I got this BBB saddlebag for 5 dollars off...

I got this BBB saddlebag for 5 dollars off bonktown and it was rubbish. Looked like a giant distended clam and never adjusted tightly enough to not sway.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,603
Posted By cbfight

I think you'll be okay with a Trek 5.2 Madone as...

I think you'll be okay with a Trek 5.2 Madone as your first bike. Really, I do. Don't worry about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By cbfight

I have an old single speed mountain bike that I...

I have an old single speed mountain bike that I fendered out and strapped a milk crate to the back of that I ride around. I take out the race bike on nice days, but otherwise it's left on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,576
Posted By cbfight

It never stops hurting. You just ride fast enough...

It never stops hurting. You just ride fast enough that you finish before the pain gets bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,572
Posted By cbfight

Garmin Edge 305 user here. It's great but I wish...

Garmin Edge 305 user here. It's great but I wish I had the 500.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,859
Posted By cbfight

Not even weight weenies think this much about...

Not even weight weenies think this much about cable weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 13,287
Posted By cbfight

I eat over 8000 calories a day. I'm 6'5" and 140...

I eat over 8000 calories a day. I'm 6'5" and 140 lbs. And I climb like a mountain goat on anabolic steroids. Did I mention I only ride on days with a headwind of over 25 miles per hour, because...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-10, 01:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By cbfight

you need knee or leg warmers if it's less than...

you need knee or leg warmers if it's less than 65f

but other than that, you're in socal, so you don't need much. does it even rain there?
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