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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-12, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,042
Posted By rollin

Old Olympus tough, now a Nikon AW100 (upgraded...

Old Olympus tough, now a Nikon AW100 (upgraded for full HD movies which newer Olys have).

Both waterproof and hardy, put it in pocket and forget about it. Survived tropical storms and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By rollin

With the bike clamped down on a trainer flex is...

With the bike clamped down on a trainer flex is exaggerated.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-12, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,738
Posted By rollin

Depends on where her discomfort was. She may...

Depends on where her discomfort was. She may need a sit bone fit or a different cut out. No different to any saddle choice, very personal. Find a good fitter / shop that knows what they are doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-12, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,738
Posted By rollin

Sounds like a fair swap.

Sounds like a fair swap.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By rollin

I bought a BMC ProMachine. Rode it for a month....

I bought a BMC ProMachine. Rode it for a month. Was in the LBS for gels or something. Wrench pointed out a chip in the frame at the seat tube. No cracks, no structural impact just finish. LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-12, 06:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,029
Posted By rollin

+1. Here's to many more.

+1. Here's to many more.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-12, 12:26 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,029
Posted By rollin

Well done for not being dead botto I haven't...

Well done for not being dead botto

I haven't posted much here recently. I had a scare back in August. Regular check up led to MRI and CAT scans, much poking and prodding, which finally lead to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By rollin

OP there is a ride video thread with a lot of...

OP there is a ride video thread with a lot of advice. Search and you shall find.

I like the behind the leg and on the chest angles to feel part of the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By rollin

http://www.myfacewhen.net/uploads/149-homer-facepa...

http://www.myfacewhen.net/uploads/149-homer-facepalm.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By rollin

Oh really?? Actually it's based on this...

Oh really??

Actually it's based on this sound Di Vinci science:

http://www.popartuk.com/g/l/lgsb0015+da-vincis-vitruvian-man-homer-simpson-the-simpsons-art-print.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 06:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,383
Posted By rollin

Way to a wrench's heart is through his or her...

Way to a wrench's heart is through his or her stomach.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By rollin

http://www.cyclingtipsblog.com/2010/04/science-of-...

http://www.cyclingtipsblog.com/2010/04/science-of-bike-fitting/

Been riding for 25+ years and this works perfectly for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,464
Posted By rollin

This times 30 at the start of a crit, here we go...

This times 30 at the start of a crit, here we go lads

Also dawn solo rides watching the city wake up.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 05:35 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,113
Posted By rollin

You need to give us a clue.... It's hard to...

You need to give us a clue....

It's hard to suggest something when we don't know what you want it for. Are you touring? racing? leaning it against the Starbucks window while drinking a frapuccino?...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,385
Posted By rollin

:applause:

:applause:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,319
Posted By rollin

Effective tt yes. Make sure you're measuring like...

Effective tt yes. Make sure you're measuring like for like. A 120mm is not excessive. Also think head tube, the smaller frame may have you further crouched, which if you're new could be an issue.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,265
Posted By rollin

Thanks for clearing that up.

Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-11, 07:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,479
Posted By rollin

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,019
Posted By rollin

There is a reason, they organized a ride, he...

There is a reason, they organized a ride, he didn't read the rules.

Sure go and ride. There are plenty of of roads to ride on.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,019
Posted By rollin

yes.

yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 04:57 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,019
Posted By rollin

There's a difference between raising awareness...

There's a difference between raising awareness and raising money. If there was support and insurance then I'm guessing $30 barely covered the costs.

Nobody's asking him to "pay" $250 - they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-11, 03:13 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,019
Posted By rollin

Consider it a $50 contribution to the cause and...

Consider it a $50 contribution to the cause and move on.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By rollin

Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 05:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,886
Posted By rollin

I pay the right brand for RnD, back up, customer...

I pay the right brand for RnD, back up, customer service, warranty, quality control, sponsoring the sport I love etc. May seem intangible but to me this is all worth paying for.

I'm sure there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By rollin

Bravo. No mean feat.

Bravo. No mean feat.
09-25-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,461
Posted By rollin

Well done Cavendish. Truly deserved.

Well done Cavendish. Truly deserved.
09-25-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,461
Posted By rollin

The only road cycling discipline that is truly...

The only road cycling discipline that is truly solo is solo time trailing. All other events rely on teamwork. there are a lot of team players, TeamPlayers.

So who do you consider "elite"? It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 12:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,838
Posted By rollin

The first time I heard about the lost art of the...

The first time I heard about the lost art of the group ride was 1980 and I'm sure it was said well before then. Nothing changes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 12:04 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,212
Posted By rollin

Only 7.

Only 7.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,374
Posted By rollin

That all makes sense but that's not what the OP...

That all makes sense but that's not what the OP is talking about. He seems to care about having a US owned "brand" regardless of country of manufacture etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 11:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,374
Posted By rollin

It's not a hard concept to grasp, but if you want...

It's not a hard concept to grasp, but if you want to help an economy it's a little naive.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/made-america-us-made-car-creates-jobs/t/story?id=13813091
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,766
Posted By rollin

Well done for not being dead. Hope you're...

Well done for not being dead.

Hope you're back on the road soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-11, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,780
Posted By rollin

I think Bob made RTDub sad ...

I think Bob made RTDub sad

http://mememachine.viralvideochart.com/storage/SadKeanu.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1295353200049
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-11, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By rollin

Well done on being alive.

Well done on being alive.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,989
Posted By rollin

I'm not against them, just don't see the point....

I'm not against them, just don't see the point. For cyclocross they serve a purpose but on my road rise I rarely have muddy rims. I can modulate or even lock up ny cf tubies when they are wet, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-11, 05:58 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 29,977
Posted By rollin

For performance I'd buy a coach. For leisure...

For performance I'd buy a coach.

For leisure I'd buy a supported cycling vacation.

For bike I think I'm ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-11, 04:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,304
Posted By rollin

4 years, consumables only. Frames, wheels and...

4 years, consumables only. Frames, wheels and groupsets are not consumables in my world.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 04:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,283
Posted By rollin

I had a OCLV Trek 5200 and it was the smoothest...

I had a OCLV Trek 5200 and it was the smoothest bike I have ever ridden. Maybe the only bike I have ever missed.

Love the frame colours, I would lose the red cages too but hey it's your bike!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,617
Posted By rollin

Riding without if just out for a leisure ride....

Riding without if just out for a leisure ride. For training I would miss my hrm more than any speed data. Power would be nice.

Cateye mounted on the bars
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By rollin

Nice, congratulations. No saddle to bar...

Nice, congratulations.

No saddle to bar drop?

If the saddle is fitted correctly then a zero offset post way look neater (just my OCD)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By rollin

hell I'd cross chain too.

hell I'd cross chain too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 06:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,541
Posted By rollin

That's nice, thanks for sharing.

That's nice, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 75,525
Posted By rollin

:lol: It can be confusing, but not that...

:lol:

It can be confusing, but not that confusing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 75,525
Posted By rollin

If you crash you don't want your glasses to...

If you crash you don't want your glasses to tangle with your helmet straps, you want them to fly as far away from your face as possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 08:16 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,749
Posted By rollin

The one for the arm wrestling coverage coming up...

The one for the arm wrestling coverage coming up on Eurosport :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,799
Posted By rollin

First Asian on tour was in the 1920s. South...

First Asian on tour was in the 1920s.

South American 1930s.

North Africans mid 1950s.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,799
Posted By rollin

You don't see this as racist? really you don't...

You don't see this as racist? really you don't see how you generalised?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,799
Posted By rollin

Yes that's racist. Funny how? ...

Yes that's racist.



Funny how?



"win!!" how?
Forum: Foo
07-24-11, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,360
Posted By rollin

Nicely put.

Nicely put.
Forum: Foo
07-24-11, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,360
Posted By rollin

For a second there I thought I was on...

For a second there I thought I was on motorcycleforums.net
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