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Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-13, 02:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 46,260
Posted By abstractform20

TrojanHorse, are you saying that its unethical to...

TrojanHorse, are you saying that its unethical to use an item that meets your expectations, then return it once it helps you meet your goals...in order to save money on buying a new product?

They...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 46,260
Posted By abstractform20

this is the kind of customer you do not want to...

this is the kind of customer you do not want to be, because it makes you a turd of a person. there is no way having a used item returned at a 1 year period is profitable. i highly doubt its even...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By abstractform20

its almost like this is a message board on the...

its almost like this is a message board on the internet, and people do not stick to a strict topic discussion...and some people might ask for evidence when someone makes a claim.

if you dont have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By abstractform20

i noted my interpretation/comprehension error. ...

i noted my interpretation/comprehension error.

im not attacking you. i asked curvature questions because i was not aware of the average and/or healthy curvature %s for each spinal region.
the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By abstractform20

i noted my interpreting/comprehension mistake...i...

i noted my interpreting/comprehension mistake...i didnt attack or insult him. i asked questions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 05:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By abstractform20

i understood the bold section "1" to means...

i understood the bold section "1" to means multiple, due to the use of "systems"; rereading it, it would also make sense that you were simply matching the plurality of "we".

Can you explain how we...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,522
Posted By abstractform20

*DISCLAIMER*as a below-noob here, i do have a few...

*DISCLAIMER*as a below-noob here, i do have a few questions for girlcyclist...

*Please correct any mistakes and teach me*

what about your currently flexibility is having a negative affect on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 04:08 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 04:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,106
Posted By abstractform20

surlys are overrated and decent looking at best....

surlys are overrated and decent looking at best. the thing i enjoyed most about my cross-check was that i sold it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-13, 04:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By abstractform20

what is the natural spine shape for your...

what is the natural spine shape for your anthropometry? how did he manufacture or modify the blocks and rolls to reinforce this ideal anthropometry?
certainly, he has at least produced a model or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 46,260
Posted By abstractform20

the most informed answer would have to come from...

the most informed answer would have to come from a Specialized dealer...which means someone would most likely be breaking part of a contract by telling you the pricing structure. even if its a former...
Replies: 35
Views: 15,911
Posted By abstractform20

thanks for answering my questions. i really...

thanks for answering my questions. i really appreciate it.

Are you claiming or implying that the improved time was a result of abandoning strength training, or the product of years of increasing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-13, 09:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,429
Posted By abstractform20

every winter solstice my carbon frame dissolves....

every winter solstice my carbon frame dissolves. im sick of stealing new ones.
Replies: 35
Views: 15,911
Posted By abstractform20

i would assume that for events lasting typically...

i would assume that for events lasting typically under 1 minutes, that reps (after the novice stage) would never be more than 5, and that longer events would involve tapering down intensity and...
Replies: 35
Views: 15,911
Posted By abstractform20

can you link where the AUS coaches have articles...

can you link where the AUS coaches have articles about SS and Rippetoe?

did your programming pass the novice stage (basically unable to add weight to the bar every workout, and require a weekly...
Replies: 35
Views: 15,911
Posted By abstractform20

not a track cyclist, but if there was a velodrome...

not a track cyclist, but if there was a velodrome closer than 2hrs, id love to do it recreationally.

out of curiosity, what kind of squats are you guys doing: high bar, low bar, front? what depth...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By abstractform20

no one can definitively tell you whether you will...

no one can definitively tell you whether you will notice a change in your crank length.

i can on mine. i use/have used 165 (ssfg), 170, 172.5

for my next upgrade/purchase, i think i will stick...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,008
Posted By abstractform20

you should slick your hair back. it would look...

you should slick your hair back. it would look cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-13, 11:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,513
Posted By abstractform20

OP, check the cables and housing. make sure...

OP,

check the cables and housing. make sure everything is seated correctly. if you pull on the brake housing, with the lever in its resting position (ie not squeezed), there should be no play....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By abstractform20

Check lbs order from a distributor

Check lbs order from a distributor
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 11:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,224
Posted By abstractform20

there is nothing with cursing. thats just being...

there is nothing with cursing. thats just being silly. to each his own, dude.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,392
Posted By abstractform20

who is your mechanic? ive never had an issue.

who is your mechanic? ive never had an issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,224
Posted By abstractform20

i know many females that use the term dude as...

i know many females that use the term dude as non-gender specific. whatever.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By abstractform20

is this already in the "cycling products that...

is this already in the "cycling products that shouldnt exist? thread? it needs to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By abstractform20

Anyone living in Las Vegas? Interbike question.

PM me. two guys, well behaved, possible place to crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,224
Posted By abstractform20

dude is a non-gender specific term.

dude is a non-gender specific term.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-13, 02:40 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,224
Posted By abstractform20

yeah, but how many animals can a human outrun,...

yeah, but how many animals can a human outrun, while being chased?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,224
Posted By abstractform20

recreational cyclists talking about only...

recreational cyclists talking about only weightlifting in the off-season/winter are like bros that want to tone and not mess with their gainz.

i promise you, that pressing 45lb will not negatively...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 01:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,330
Posted By abstractform20

im a fan of Charge bikes. they have some really...

im a fan of Charge bikes. they have some really cool urban road bikes (commuter, not very modern roadie)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-13, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 145,670
Posted By abstractform20

very nice. down the road, a different color...

very nice. down the road, a different color seatpost and saddle...and maybe some silver bartape.



the new Sora shifters are really solid. im going to pick some up for an old 9 speed bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,392
Posted By abstractform20

seriously though, a $295 Campy corkscrew. ...

seriously though, a $295 Campy corkscrew.

337986
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,224
Posted By abstractform20

whats your diet like (macros, your height,...

whats your diet like (macros, your height, weight, age, etc)?

how much sleep do you get (is it broken up, or undisturbed)?

i would add in weight training 1-2 times a week, in order to keep your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

Something with graphene

Something with graphene
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 02:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,448
Posted By abstractform20

options... Fuso by Russ Denny 337839 ...

options...

Fuso by Russ Denny
337839

or a Storck
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 02:40 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

http://www.hulu.com/watch/1447

http://www.hulu.com/watch/1447
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 02:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,392
Posted By abstractform20

$7500 Campy corkscrews, and $4400 Campy bottle...

$7500 Campy corkscrews, and $4400 Campy bottle cages. sorry
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-13, 02:32 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

come on. tell him about the assplosion.

come on. tell him about the assplosion.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-13, 03:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,689
Posted By abstractform20

Think of shoes like buying a bike. Last a long...

Think of shoes like buying a bike. Last a long time and fit is critical
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,689
Posted By abstractform20

I bought bont a3 s in 44.5 wide based on a reps...

I bought bont a3 s in 44.5 wide based on a reps advice. Too small amd the t -screws messed up when removing my cleats...wanted to like them, but wasted $. Probably dump them on cl for 60. Sucks. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,537
Posted By abstractform20

Test ride the first bike you buy. See if they...

Test ride the first bike you buy. See if they will let you take the sst for a 10 mile ride. Bring flat repair necessities and ride it.

The crankset is not weak. Wheels are solid, not great, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,537
Posted By abstractform20

the Fuji SSTs are badass bikes. wear out the...

the Fuji SSTs are badass bikes.

wear out the tires and upgrade.

id upgrade the brakes to 105. it says youre getting back 20%, so that $320.

they have the brakes showing for $50 a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 01:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

i think most riders have a misconception about...

i think most riders have a misconception about the benefit of carbon fiber. the first thing everyone notices is how light it is, but that doesnt have a significant impact on performance. steel and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 12:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

i was riding bikes when your grandmother was...

i was riding bikes when your grandmother was making pancakes. ive driven my bike all over merica and even killed a nazi on it...mup/crits...????hello.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,356
Posted By abstractform20

one of the best looking ive ever seen was made by...

one of the best looking ive ever seen was made by john caletti.

http://caletticycles.com/adventure

frame is about $200 more than the volagi, but it will be way more beautiful, and made in Santa...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-13, 12:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

why no carbon breaks? rivendell makes steel...

why no carbon breaks?

rivendell makes steel for a reason. i bet you use clipless pedals and wont use a camelbak either. whats next? not bringing a pump and relying on the unreliable c20? eddie...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

some people do and then end up with their bikes...

some people do and then end up with their bikes exploding under load, especially during mup rides/crits
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

you are very lucky. i hope they dont stay out in...

you are very lucky. i hope they dont stay out in the sun for long periods of time
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,954
Posted By abstractform20

carbon breaks really easily. the pros use it...

carbon breaks really easily. the pros use it because they get new bikes every week. steel or titanium if you value your life.

also, you have to make sure the carbon doesnt have a lot of sunlight,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,545
Posted By abstractform20

serious suggestions: -get laid -have a...

serious suggestions:

-get laid
-have a beer
-spend a day with your fiance doing these things, and just relaxing. go dancing or out to dinner.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,484
Posted By abstractform20

Selle smp has bibs with quick access

Selle smp has bibs with quick access
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