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Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 14,227
Posted By Chef23

Golf and water skiing.

Golf and water skiing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-07, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By Chef23

Relax and focus at a point out in front of you...

Relax and focus at a point out in front of you like you would on the road. The big challenge is over-correcting and staying calm at first.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-07, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By Chef23

I would go to the reunion. There is nothing...

I would go to the reunion. There is nothing wrong with catching up with old friends.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By Chef23

That is pretty awesome. I can ride for a few...

That is pretty awesome. I can ride for a few seconds no handed but could never do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-06, 01:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,460
Posted By Chef23

If she tested positive it was likely because she...

If she tested positive it was likely because she is a man.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-06, 07:20 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 5,784
Posted By Chef23

I would add not enough time to get in good enough...

I would add not enough time to get in good enough shape and too many other interests.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-06, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Chef23

The PanMass Challenge in Massachusetts...

The PanMass Challenge in Massachusetts (www.pmc.org) is one of the bigger rides in the country. The money raised goes to the Jimmy Fund which is focused on fighting cancer. If I remember correctly...
12-12-06, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,167
Posted By Chef23

Welcome. I would love to weigh 215 I am 6' 240...

Welcome. I would love to weigh 215 I am 6' 240 trying to get to 215 next year.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Chef23

I have an older steel Torelli in my basement...

I have an older steel Torelli in my basement right now that I am going to build up as a fixie for the bad weather. I don't think it is anything special but it was in much better shape than my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-06, 02:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,943
Posted By Chef23

Without knowing the backlog of work to be done I...

Without knowing the backlog of work to be done I don't think you can hold it against the shop that didn't drop everything to change a chain you brought in with you while you waited. I have worked in...
12-05-06, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Chef23

I didn't find their jerseys that roomy even in...

I didn't find their jerseys that roomy even in XXL.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-06, 09:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,941
Posted By Chef23

I don't think there is anything wrong with a...

I don't think there is anything wrong with a healthy debate with your dad as long as it is respectful.

Regarding your question it depends on what defines your budget. If your budget is defined by...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-06, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By Chef23

If the tv is right in front of me I don't have...

If the tv is right in front of me I don't have any problems. In fact it may even help. I think people get in trouble with rollers if they focus on the front wheel. If you are looking up directly...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-06, 11:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,699
Posted By Chef23

Here is my Dean. Sorry it isn't in front of my...

Here is my Dean. Sorry it isn't in front of my garage.

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g101/Cheffie1/DSC_0484.jpg?t=1164994261

I don't know why the picture didn't imbed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,209
Posted By Chef23

I have a Dean frame that is designed the same...

I have a Dean frame that is designed the same way. It has Zona in a triangular shape in the downtube and 853 for the remainder of the round tubes. It is an excellent riding steel bike that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-06, 06:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,984
Posted By Chef23

That sounds like a fun expirement. I wish I had...

That sounds like a fun expirement. I wish I had more money.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,504
Posted By Chef23

Congrats Hip that is great. On my first it...

Congrats Hip that is great.

On my first it was a heavily supported charity ride that I broke up into roughly 5 twenty mile segments (actual distance was 110). That helped me knowing that I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-06, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Chef23

Not this year but I did Sturbridge to Ptown last...

Not this year but I did Sturbridge to Ptown last year and it was a great ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Chef23

I just picked up a set on eBay for $280 shippped...

I just picked up a set on eBay for $280 shippped unused. They are Aeroheads with Speedcific hubs and 32 spokes. They should be good for my fairly bulky frame. If it ever stops raining I am going...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Chef23

It has to be hot. But if you don't care and can...

It has to be hot. But if you don't care and can pick it up locally it is worth a look probably. I have a problem with buying stuff I know is stolen.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Chef23

:lol: Not NWT but suposedly low mileage. The...

:lol: Not NWT but suposedly low mileage. The rims are true but the hub has me concerned.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-06, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
Posted By Chef23

Where in Boston are you located? Care to share...

Where in Boston are you located? Care to share which shop to avoid?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Chef23

So when you just spin the hub with your fingers...

So when you just spin the hub with your fingers it spins smooth? It seemed to me like it should be smooth.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-06, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By Chef23

I see lots of people using their rims. Has...

I see lots of people using their rims. Has anybody used a set of wheels with Velocity hubs?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-06, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Chef23

Easton Circuit Hub question

Those of you that have Easton Circuits I have a question. I just picked up a set of Circuits and the front hub doesn't spin smoothly when you spin it with your fingers. It feels almost like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By Chef23

You can only beat those that show up. I don't...

You can only beat those that show up. I don't think it is cheapened.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 06:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,103
Posted By Chef23

If there is a local bike shop you like and trust...

If there is a local bike shop you like and trust I would go with the one those guys carry. I think you are splitting hairs at the level we are talking and making sure you get exactly what you want...
05-29-06, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 368,303
Posted By Chef23

ITM Millenium 120MM Adjustable stem

Wanted to trade ITM Millenium Adjustable stem 120 MM 26.0 clamp brand new for a 110 MM stem with 26.0 clamp.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Chef23

I have ridden both and I don't think there is a...

I have ridden both and I don't think there is a substantial difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By Chef23

If your hips are rocking when the seatpost is...

If your hips are rocking when the seatpost is fully inserted the frame is too big regardless of what the on-line calculators say. Maybe you made a measuring mistake or a calculation mistake but if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Chef23

Sounds like a cool ride. I haven't done the...

Sounds like a cool ride. I haven't done the climb yet but probably will at some point this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Chef23

I knew that was coming. I am going to need a new...

I knew that was coming. I am going to need a new stem. That particular stem has a 17* rise and I know I can't handle a -17* drop.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-06, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Chef23

Dean Culebra build complete (with picture)

I just finished building up my new to me Dean Culebra. The build is:

Shimano Ultegra 9sp FD, RD & Pedals
105 BB, Brakes & Shifters
Ritchey WCS Compact Crank
Bontrager Select Wheels, Stem &...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-06, 09:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,601
Posted By Chef23

How does the Toupe compare to the Alias? I have...

How does the Toupe compare to the Alias? I have the Alias right now and have been eyeing a Toupe. I am not really unhappy with the Alias but I wouldn't call it love either.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Chef23

I just found a shop that has one. I will pick it...

I just found a shop that has one. I will pick it up tomorrow. I should be able to ride by Friday.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Chef23

I can't find a mounting bracket locally for my front deraileur

I need a bracket to convert my FD from a braze on to clamp mount. I need one for a 1 1/8 down tube. I know I can get one on line but it is the last thing I need for my build and I want instant...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,578
Posted By Chef23

I was thinking the same thing.

I was thinking the same thing.
05-24-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Chef23

Thanks this worked for me. I tried putting the...

Thanks this worked for me. I tried putting the adjustable cup in without the fixed side in and I could get it all the way in. Then I took the whole thing out and put it together again and it turns...
05-24-06, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Chef23

This is a NOS frame so I don't think that is it. ...

This is a NOS frame so I don't think that is it. It looks like I am off to the bike shop for some help today.
05-23-06, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Chef23

Can't get adjustable cup in on bottom bracket

I am building up a new frame and am having problems getting the bottom bracket installed. When installing the bottom bracket (Shimano 105 cartridge type) I installed the drive side no problem. When...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Chef23

Home Depot has the lock ties. You may be able to...

Home Depot has the lock ties. You may be able to find some sort of rubber you can cut to size there as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-06, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Chef23

I have a Klein qCarbon Race which is basically...

I have a Klein qCarbon Race which is basically the same as the Aura frame and it is a great frame and they finish the frames beautifully. They are very nice bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-06, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,600
Posted By Chef23

Sounds too big. If you are unsure bring it back....

Sounds too big. If you are unsure bring it back. Don't keep it if you have any doubts at all because then you are just going to keep having second thoughts.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-06, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Chef23

Not that Dean this Dean ...

Not that Dean this Dean

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g101/Cheffie1/DSC_0429.jpg

I love the way it looks. Unfortunately I am going to be jammed all day today and probably tomorrow with kid...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-06, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Chef23

My new frame is here

I got back from dinner and the UPS guy had come. In a box was my new to me Dean Culebra SCI with a new fork, headset, seatpost, stem and collar. The seller said it had been built up and ridden 50...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,192
Posted By Chef23

I don't think anybody over the age of about 14...

I don't think anybody over the age of about 14 should go out inan NFL or MLB jersey. A tee shirt would be okay but not with a players number on the back.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-06, 01:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,192
Posted By Chef23

If you were wearing cleats, pants and shirt they...

If you were wearing cleats, pants and shirt they would think you are a poser.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,192
Posted By Chef23

That is pretty cool that they sent the kit to you.

That is pretty cool that they sent the kit to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Chef23

Google is your friend. ...

Google is your friend.

http://www.dreambike.com/mootsroad.htm#bikes

Moots Vamoots frames go for $2450 new. $3250 if it is the SL version. No idea what the difference is but I am sure the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-06, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Chef23

They are $60 per caliper. Is that a great deal?

They are $60 per caliper. Is that a great deal?
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