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Forum: Commuting
12-19-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,373
Posted By mrvile

This is a fun idea.

This is a fun idea.
Forum: Commuting
12-19-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By mrvile

Interesting brakes. How do they compare to...

Interesting brakes. How do they compare to mechanical rim brakes?
Forum: Commuting
11-03-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,629
Posted By mrvile

It's hard to be too mad at someone here in NYC...

It's hard to be too mad at someone here in NYC because there is usually too much going on for me to care. I try to leave everyone alone and I have to say I'm quite impressed with the lack of trouble....
Forum: Commuting
10-22-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,995
Posted By mrvile

I use a Crumpler Mahoubar...

I use a Crumpler Mahoubar (http://www.crumpler.com/us/Casual-and-Messenger-Bags/Messenger-Backpacks/Mahoubar.html?LanguageCode=EN&SKU=MBR000-U07G60) backpack. It's well made, has a TON of capacity,...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,382
Posted By mrvile

I useReelights...

I useReelights (http://www.reelight.com/Default.aspx?ID=153&ProductID=PROD90&action=ajaxGroupAndProduct&groupListID=GROUP23,GROUP21,GROUP22,GROUP37&SelectedGroupID=GROUP23), which, due to the nature...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,492
Posted By mrvile

Thanks for the tip. I have some Boseshield...

Thanks for the tip. I have some Boseshield wax-based chain lube that I really like, I'll try that out, it seems like it should work the same. My saddle also has hollow Ti rails.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By mrvile

Unfortunately this is the most accurate answer....

Unfortunately this is the most accurate answer. Learning to pace yourself is usually the biggest challenge, do so by climbing more hills.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,492
Posted By mrvile

I am currently dealing with a creaky saddle. I...

I am currently dealing with a creaky saddle. I haven't tried anything yet to remedy the issue (I've sort of stopped hearing it) but I'll see if I can get my hands on some silicone spray or an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

This bike is beautiful.

This bike is beautiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

Last time I got a flat I only had one CO2...

Last time I got a flat I only had one CO2 cartridge on me, messed up using it, then had to flag down a fellow cyclist to use his mini pump. I've since thought about ditching CO2 and going the pump...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,001
Posted By mrvile

As intrigued as I am about those Kelly doodads......

As intrigued as I am about those Kelly doodads... they are absolutely hideous, and I have to draw the line somewhere. I'll stick to my bar-end shifters for now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-11, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

Soloist - that's a really fun looking bike....

Soloist - that's a really fun looking bike. Especially with the hoods set up sensibly ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By mrvile

So did I...then I remembered that I'm in the 41.

So did I...then I remembered that I'm in the 41.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

I actually had a set of Krud MK2's for a while......

I actually had a set of Krud MK2's for a while... they worked pretty well, but at some point the fender tail got sucked into the front wheel on accident and pretty much ruined the front fender. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,600
Posted By mrvile

You can kind of feel it spasm.

You can kind of feel it spasm.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 09:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,177
Posted By mrvile

That's not him. He's quoting the guy in the video.

That's not him. He's quoting the guy in the video.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20,013
Views: 4,377,156
Posted By mrvile

Carrot cake flavored Clif bar.

Carrot cake flavored Clif bar.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,835
Posted By mrvile

Good god... $40 for bartape.

Good god... $40 for bartape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

:) Thanks. I have a track crankset on there,...

:) Thanks. I have a track crankset on there, 144mm BCD, but the chainring is 3/32" so works for road. 46T.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

Those are Reelights...

Those are Reelights (http://www.amazon.com/Reelight-Flashing-Compact-Generator-Headlight/dp/B0017GA09W), simple magnetic powered lights. I haven't gotten around to installing the rear wheel light...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 03:04 AM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

Nah, just one of these: ...

Nah, just one of these:

http://tfe.me/image/480_345/DP1071.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/Mrvile/bike...

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a214/Mrvile/bike/IMG_8391.jpg

This is a weird bike. It's built around a cheap track frame that I got back when I was into fixed gear riding. I love the frame to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,177
Posted By mrvile

Just wait to you realize that he was in his house...

Just wait to you realize that he was in his house on the stationary bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,177
Posted By mrvile

This guy was seriously messed up. I watched this...

This guy was seriously messed up. I watched this episode last night. It will make you not want to ride your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

Bartape works with the rest of it being all...

Bartape works with the rest of it being all black. HOT bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

It's a Specialized Roubaix SL3.

It's a Specialized Roubaix SL3.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,181
Posted By mrvile

Confession: I kinda think adjustable stems are...

Confession: I kinda think adjustable stems are kinda badass when used on TT bikes to get as low as possible, like this:

http://www.bikesportmichigan.com/features/swede/bjornwbikenoshadowmain.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By mrvile

I had this same problem for a while...I finally...

I had this same problem for a while...I finally just started wearing contacts when I ride and sunglasses over them. If anything happens to the sunglasses, I can ride without them and still see.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,466
Posted By mrvile

I like compact bend because the hood transition...

I like compact bend because the hood transition is nice while still maintaing the classic curved feel in the drops.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 85,455
Posted By mrvile

Surprisingly satisfying ride by Andy. He's got...

Surprisingly satisfying ride by Andy. He's got momentum now, and both he and Frank are going to ride like mad tomorrow because Evans will wreck them in the TT. I dunno about Voeckler, he looked...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 85,455
Posted By mrvile

dat gap

dat gap
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,197,180
Posted By mrvile

Not denying that it's fake, but the decals are...

Not denying that it's fake, but the decals are all correct (it's an EPS):

http://www.bikerumor.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/colnago-eps-matte-black-shimano-di2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,013,591
Posted By mrvile

That frame deserves so much better...

That frame deserves so much better...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By mrvile

Also smaller shoes are a bit stiffer. But pros...

Also smaller shoes are a bit stiffer. But pros mostly run small shoes for the position.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By mrvile

He probably is. Check out the setback and reach...

He probably is. Check out the setback and reach of pro bikes - they all run pretty small frames.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 85,455
Posted By mrvile

Amazing riding by Cadel, he definitely deserved...

Amazing riding by Cadel, he definitely deserved more than the 3 seconds he put into Contador/Sanchez. Contador's attacks were smart and effective but he still looks like he's struggling. The next few...
07-17-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By mrvile

Vinokourov announces his retirement

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/alexandre-vinokourov-announces-his-retirement

Well looks like he's finally done. It's too bad he had to end on such a bad note... broken femur, ouch. He was always...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By mrvile

Ehh seems like they're all out of stock except...

Ehh seems like they're all out of stock except for the xsmall.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-11, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,154
Posted By mrvile

I've been getting it for several months now....

I've been getting it for several months now. There are a lot of ads, but some of the articles can be interesting, I read them on airplanes and bus rides. I'm not paying for it so I don't care. I also...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By mrvile

How much better could you do? (human-powered helicopter)

http://news.yahoo.com/video/science-15749654/first-person-building-a-human-helicopter-25218118

So that's a first. The girl pedaled her head off and was barely able to get the thing off the ground....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By mrvile

I couldn't seem to find compact bars in 26.0 so I...

I couldn't seem to find compact bars in 26.0 so I ended up making the switch to the 31.8 FSA Omega bar a while ago. I haven't noticed any functional difference between the two sizes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-11, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By mrvile

I have honestly never heard anything about...

I have honestly never heard anything about H+Son's being off the claimed weight. It shouldn't be too difficult to build a sub 1800g SL42 wheelset.

Do stay away from the Velocity B43 or whatever...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By mrvile

I currently use these and love them:...

I currently use these and love them: http://www.wiggle.co.uk/dhb-rc-carbon-road-cycling-shoes/

They were a bit cheaper when I bought them though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By mrvile

I used an SKS seatpost fender for a while, it was...

I used an SKS seatpost fender for a while, it was easy to put on and take off and it worked fine. But honestly, seatpost fenders aren't that great. I have since switched to Crud Roadracer full...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By mrvile

I love my A23's, despite having them built for me...

I love my A23's, despite having them built for me and not doing it myself. Just out of curiosity, how much does your wheelset weigh?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,676
Posted By mrvile

Shin splints develop from high impact activities...

Shin splints develop from high impact activities like running. It happened to me when I began jump-roping and it was really bad. I couldn't walk for a while. What the OP has are not shin splints.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-11, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By mrvile

Also this needs to be emphasized. If it ain't...

Also this needs to be emphasized. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-11, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By mrvile

I really don't know anything about cycling shoe...

I really don't know anything about cycling shoe fitment but I like myself some ample room in the toebox. Everyone's feet swell quite a bit while on the bike, don't want them to get squeezed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,170
Posted By mrvile

Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,453
Posted By mrvile

I usually only bring one water bottle per ride so...

I usually only bring one water bottle per ride so I use a container in the spare cage to hold most of my stuff. An old water bottle or like someone mentioned above a tennis ball can will work. You...
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