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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-07, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,710
Posted By jkoman

I bought a used 2001 Q Pro Carbon...last year...

I bought a used 2001 Q Pro Carbon...last year made before moved to Trek factory if I remember. Has this simple but incredible white grey fade paint. I built it up but rarely ride because I wanna keep...
07-29-07, 10:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,287
Posted By jkoman

And on the last mtn. stage when LL may have taken...

And on the last mtn. stage when LL may have taken time from them both he instead rode for his team and attacked earlier in the stage even though it doesn't suit his style or the situation.

The...
07-29-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,829
Posted By jkoman

Although I agree with your stance re: when you...

Although I agree with your stance re: when you choose to participate your view that 2nd place equals first loser is so contracdictory to the essence of life and especially cycling. That leads me to...
07-29-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,278
Posted By jkoman

It is a part of the competition almost as a...

It is a part of the competition almost as a seperate 1 day event for the typical 1 day/sprinter/domestique rider who has helped his team leader.

Also seperate yet combined as a day of recognition...
07-28-07, 12:04 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,829
Posted By jkoman

He admits half empty attitude...will you admit to...

He admits half empty attitude...will you admit to " they're never good enough attitude " that seems to relate to those who aren't that kinda dominant winner.Seems me that Levi rode a PHENOMINAL TT....
07-26-07, 04:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,939
Posted By jkoman

The reason its not used today is because it's...

The reason its not used today is because it's largely detectable, the most damning or potentially damning comment was from Al..." Why hasn't Ras tested positive if he's using ?"

Because most DON'T...
07-25-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,807
Posted By jkoman

I can't understand some of these comments. ...

I can't understand some of these comments.

Most of us knew the riders doped...most of them. Those who didn't admit this had heads in the sand, almost all of the older riders admit or sorta admit...
07-02-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,821
Posted By jkoman

I've always commented that a high percentage of...

I've always commented that a high percentage of champions achieve by trying to overcome problems in their past. It's funny that I felt Lemond must have been the exception as he seemed to have such a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By jkoman

Rolf Prima Vigor...somewhat aero, pretty light,...

Rolf Prima Vigor...somewhat aero, pretty light, very durable, killer bearings, price?? well, many more expensive that don't perform as well. The most beneficial item I ever purchased
05-28-07, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By jkoman

"You attack one more time and I'll have your ass...

"You attack one more time and I'll have your ass on the the barbie"
05-27-07, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By jkoman

Gee...lets look at who should get " Mr 61s aka...

Gee...lets look at who should get " Mr 61s aka Bjarne " 96 yellow jersey. The last list I saw showed us down to 20th place ( either admitted,tested positive, or highly suspect ) . That may not be...
05-26-07, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By jkoman

My Take On Lemond

This whole confessing thing is good for the sport. Too many riders dope to try and determine those who don't. I hope that many many more take this opportunity to " come out ".

I trust Lemond more...
Forum: Triathlon
02-09-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By jkoman

Best place for triathlete to live...

I live near Paso Robles Ca. in San Luis Obispo County. We have great weather, incredible roads with little traffic, close to the coast and Hwy 1, great climbs, fantastic wineries and restaurants,...
11-10-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,504
Posted By jkoman

Ditto...Question was ....biggest wasted talent ...

Ditto...Question was ....biggest wasted talent
Ullrich may have missed his absolute max possible achievements by a little, due to being human but he didn't waste talent. He had a long rewarding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 682
Posted By jkoman

I met a guy at Arts Cyclery in San Luis Obispo...

I met a guy at Arts Cyclery in San Luis Obispo with a prototype trainer that had the unit mounted with bushings that allowed out of the saddle riding allowing the bike to rock while the stand was...
07-23-06, 03:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,584
Posted By jkoman

I stand corrected....Merlin is the winner...Way...

I stand corrected....Merlin is the winner...Way to go
07-23-06, 03:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,584
Posted By jkoman

Thanks for the results but am I missing something...

Thanks for the results but am I missing something ? Merlin had McEwen in eighth...correct...I realize this was probably a "tongue in cheek" choice but???
If this is the case I cannot believe I won...
07-07-06, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 739
Posted By jkoman

The reason he won was because he was a stud. We...

The reason he won was because he was a stud. We all talk about the need for a strong team...some of his team worked against him. Cyril Guimard chose him because of his exceptional talent. If not for...
07-02-06, 06:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,584
Posted By jkoman

And here is my revised list...because of all the...

And here is my revised list...because of all the confusion/dopes...I will extend the extension until end of stage 4. Don't let a little controversy cause you to develop apathy. I was encouraged for...
07-01-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 216
Posted By jkoman

So true it seems to have hurt Doyle....Winners...

So true it seems to have hurt Doyle....Winners are a combination of best rider/doctor/team/cover-up of drug use/team director.

I know there are some clean riders....am losing ability to believe...
06-30-06, 06:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 922
Posted By jkoman

When I start to see riders "calling out" the...

When I start to see riders "calling out" the bad/cheating riders....When I see these guys have a bad day or two during a major tour...thats when we know or can hope that more are clean rather than...
06-30-06, 04:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,584
Posted By jkoman

I am extending changes to end of Sunday Pacific...

I am extending changes to end of Sunday Pacific Coast time. I am trying to digest the ramifications
06-29-06, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By jkoman

Take a look at how fat he is on the...

Take a look at how fat he is on the http://www.myspace.com/kaiserjan. I'm still looking for your picks on TDF top 10 in the TDF section, Doc. Hope we don't have to modify too much due to DQ'd riders.
06-29-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,584
Posted By jkoman

I have been wondering from the start if leaving...

I have been wondering from the start if leaving Paolo off my top 10 was my biggest mistake. I chose George just because I hope he does well and Azevedo because he is so consistent over the years....
06-27-06, 06:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,584
Posted By jkoman

I agree with the comments re: Der Chicken. This...

I agree with the comments re: Der Chicken. This is also why I left Valverde off my list despite my belief in his abilities overall. Unfortunately I am also getting ready to have to "scratch" Vino....
06-25-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,117
Posted By jkoman

I am not sure whether, weather you are correct or...

I am not sure whether, weather you are correct or not? I will tell you this...it is important, this whole situation. This could be a defining moment, when we look back, on whether the sport allows...
06-21-06, 09:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,584
Posted By jkoman

TDF top 10 forum competition

OK so I am doing my top 10 picks again and challenging all comers. You can only make a change once posted if a rider can't start. Points will be assigned for each pick....1st place 10 pts, 2nd place...
06-16-06, 09:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,244
Posted By jkoman

People love to " knock " others...they get...

People love to " knock " others...they get satisfaction from it. Others may really understand and believe they are right...key word being understand. Your point is well taken. I can hear those who...
06-14-06, 01:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,244
Posted By jkoman

Thats my point....he came up short with all the...

Thats my point....he came up short with all the problems I noted ( my list of all his critics complaints ). Imagine his career if he even trained a little....after all he is the chronic...
06-14-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,244
Posted By jkoman

That glass is 1/2 empty and you know it

That glass is 1/2 empty and you know it
06-13-06, 05:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,244
Posted By jkoman

Thats the incredible thing about Jan, he's...

Thats the incredible thing about Jan, he's obviously the best, most talented athlete ever to walk the face of this earth. No training, eats too much, poor team with poor tactics, poor technique,...
06-02-06, 12:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,186
Posted By jkoman

Sometimes a persons or groups " Air of...

Sometimes a persons or groups " Air of Superiority" comes from ego and attitude and sometimes because they are right. I would trust the opinion of Vaughters as someone exposed to much of this crap...
05-31-06, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,487
Posted By jkoman

The bikes look great and I hope to see good...

The bikes look great and I hope to see good reviews but what really caught my eye was the sagging triceps Der Jan is sportin...will he ever learn? That must be why LA backtracked and is now picking...
05-25-06, 11:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,886
Posted By jkoman

I can see how you might say this until you...

I can see how you might say this until you actually try it. Most of the stages are very active in the 20-100 k range as breaks try and get away. Then the domestiques are sent to chase the breaks and...
05-23-06, 07:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,913
Posted By jkoman

I agree...I mean when I train all I do is ride at...

I agree...I mean when I train all I do is ride at max heart rate all the time till I puke. Who ever came up with this recovery/periodization crap! And we all know what a crappy climber he is...I mean...
05-23-06, 06:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

The point Doc was to have you evaluate yourself...

The point Doc was to have you evaluate yourself in whatever profession or activity you choose. Use the same methodology/scrutiny on yourself as you do on Jan...ie...He is one of the best in the world...
05-23-06, 05:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,300
Posted By jkoman

I forget...what place up from first? I fear...

I forget...what place up from first?

I fear our sport is really going to lose cred. We either need to get tough or allow more but this rinin the fence is killing following at a bad time
05-23-06, 12:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

I can tell by that last post as well as many...

I can tell by that last post as well as many others you are dang smart and the picture indicates phenominal looks...as for the women it's all up to the smell of your armpits.

By the way, I don't...
05-23-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

I know..most of your posts seem well thought out....

I know..most of your posts seem well thought out. My point is this:

We don't know Jan
We don't know how hard he trained
We don't know obstacles overcome
We don't know what it was like to grow...
05-23-06, 10:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

Some definitions based on the opinion of some: ...

Some definitions based on the opinion of some:

Fairly high...pissing away career
good salary...overpaid ,under achieving
awards...given to those who aren't the best to massage their ego
2nd...
05-23-06, 09:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

And by the way...maybe I'm missing something but...

And by the way...maybe I'm missing something but what exactly has Basso done against LA better than Ullrich. What is in Bassos palmares that has proven him to be better than Jan...honestly. I think...
05-23-06, 08:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

I always find it ironic when athletes critique...

I always find it ironic when athletes critique each other and refer to them as great like Stockton, Marino, Malone, Ullrich, etc. And then people without any real knowledge think they understand...
05-22-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

O M G...could have??, should have?? He did...

O M G...could have??, should have?? He did it...finished the TDF top 5 8 times including 1 win and multiple second places to the most dominant TDF "cherry pickin" rider in history. Could/should...
05-22-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

If he doesn't make the top it will be because he...

If he doesn't make the top it will be because he chose not to. I remain convinced he will show up at the TDF well prepared. I would say that no other rider showed up at the TDF as well prepared as...
05-22-06, 01:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

Let me tell a story for comparison Years ago...

Let me tell a story for comparison

Years ago there were 2 doctors working on cancer research, Dr. Ray (DR) and Dr. Armstrong (DA). Although they were trained in East Germany and USA respectively,...
05-19-06, 07:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,431
Posted By jkoman

Ditto...Seemed like a well rounded thought out...

Ditto...Seemed like a well rounded thought out comment to me. Seems to be much ado about nothing.
And sorry........but anyone who thinks that comments regarding head winds during a TT is...
05-19-06, 11:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,523
Posted By jkoman

Basso is trying the Giro/TDF double and I applaud...

Basso is trying the Giro/TDF double and I applaud it. I think he may suffer a little too much at the TDF but respect the attempt, which seems to come from his heart and desire to win his national...
05-18-06, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,560
Posted By jkoman

Ullrich has demonstrated an unbelievable ability...

Ullrich has demonstrated an unbelievable ability to suffer...even when many would give up hope.
He almost always finishes long tours stronger
I believe he holds either the #2 or 3 time for climbing...
05-17-06, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By jkoman

In the past 20 years I have used many massagers....

In the past 20 years I have used many massagers. The less expensive models usually overheat and burn up the motors when you really grind on your thighs. I prefer using a massager with long pants on...
05-16-06, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By jkoman

Der Jan also says..." You think my head is...

Der Jan also says..." You think my head is large...you should see my bratwurst"
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