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Forum: Northeast
07-14-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,716
Posted By gurana

So, I went a couple of years ago, had to miss...

So, I went a couple of years ago, had to miss last year because of work, and since that time I've not spent a lot of time on BF.... I had all but forgotten about it for this year, when out of nowhere...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By gurana

I've been keeping an eye on craig's list for a...

I've been keeping an eye on craig's list for a few years now and have not ever really seen anything that met the dual criteria of being a good enough deal for me to consider, and also what I wanted....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-09, 07:08 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,963
Posted By gurana

Yea, my wife too hated it when I shaved my legs....

Yea, my wife too hated it when I shaved my legs. To be fair though, I've never raced, nor do I ever intend on racing... She not only despised the look/feel, but she went further and equated it to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,033
Posted By gurana

One thing I wasn't warned about, but should've...

One thing I wasn't warned about, but should've figured out on my own... for road tires, especially something like 25c or bigger, you have to put the wheel back on before inflating the tire. This was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By gurana

Glad I read this thread. I always assumed that...

Glad I read this thread. I always assumed that buying a complete bike was the more expensive route. I guess that'd only be the case if you already had most of your components together.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By gurana

Yea... like in "Days of Thunder" when Cole...

Yea... like in "Days of Thunder" when Cole Trickle is basically scared to race, but then he goes through the smoke of a crash and comes out all the better?

OK, that's mostly in jest, but, scarry...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 07:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,720
Posted By gurana

Wow... I had no idea jokes didn't belong. I hope...

Wow... I had no idea jokes didn't belong. I hope y'all'll excuse me whilst I undergo a paradigm shift, so to speak.
Forum: Foo
03-09-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By gurana

:'(

:'(
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,006
Posted By gurana

Wow... I don't know of any high profile cases of...

Wow... I don't know of any high profile cases of theft in the DC area, certainly not with this high of a dollar amount, but I'm sure no arrests would've been made this quickly if at all. Good on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,629
Posted By gurana

If I just put water in them, then I'll rinse them...

If I just put water in them, then I'll rinse them out after use. I'll let that go about 10 uses or so before sticking them in the dishwasher.

If energy drink has been mixed in there, then washing...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,006
Posted By gurana

Yea. For a famous person, I don't think that...

Yea. For a famous person, I don't think that tweeting was the key to this mystery.

There's a few alternatives as to how this could've gone down. None of which can be ruled out because of what we...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,006
Posted By gurana

Of course, it could be used to set up a honeypot...

Of course, it could be used to set up a honeypot like situation

tweet: I'm totally out of town visiting instanbul (possibly constantinople)

tweet: Seriously, I'm going to be gone for about two...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,006
Posted By gurana

If this is for real, I'm sure he had lots of...

If this is for real, I'm sure he had lots of stuff in there that was irreplaceable. Someone has already pointed out his yellow jersey. There's probably lots of stuff like that he's accumulated not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,232
Posted By gurana

I just voted and it appears that you're at a...

I just voted and it appears that you're at a 50/50 split. Hope this helps.
MW
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By gurana

I'm not one for re-posting full articles, but you...

I'm not one for re-posting full articles, but you may try this: http://www.bugmenot.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By gurana

to be fair, he may not actually be looking for a...

to be fair, he may not actually be looking for a job. The police dep. said he was fired; attorney for the ex-cop said he resigned...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,465
Posted By gurana

Especially if it is painted. I've seen alu....

Especially if it is painted. I've seen alu. frames posted on this forum where the welds were somehow smoothed over with extra bits of aluminum and painted over resulting in an almost carbon-like...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,698
Posted By gurana

link to a video of this:...

link to a video of this: http://broadbandsports.com/node/1089
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,465
Posted By gurana

Ti is different enough from alu and carbon that...

Ti is different enough from alu and carbon that you should be able to tell pretty easily. The magnet test would be a good way to inform you if it was steel or not, but as some had pointed out in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 06:34 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,883
Posted By gurana

Is it just me, or does the rear wheel look oddly...

Is it just me, or does the rear wheel look oddly large in relation to the frame? It's probably just the way the frame is shaped, especially the rear triangle and the angle of the top tube, but I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 06:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,566
Posted By gurana

That's pretty interesting. I especially like the...

That's pretty interesting. I especially like the acknowledgement at the end that, despite some of our efforts to buy performance, the bike does not make the rider. (An assertion, I've come to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,603
Posted By gurana

I really can't wait to embarass my kid. I always...

I really can't wait to embarass my kid. I always thought it was one of the joys of parenting.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By gurana

Seems Mr. Roll undervalued his hair.

Seems Mr. Roll undervalued his hair.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 06:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,798
Posted By gurana

I hear that... though these two hobbies seem to...

I hear that... though these two hobbies seem to mesh well. Especially if you ride though some nice scenery.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 06:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,603
Posted By gurana

When I got the shorts and jersey, I didn't think...

When I got the shorts and jersey, I didn't think I'd have a problem. I had seen guys in similar kits somewhat on the roads around where I lived, and a lot on some of the roads and trails in D.C....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By gurana

Do they seriously get new chains every stage?...

Do they seriously get new chains every stage? Seems a little over-the-top. The implication is that these chains are not anywhere close to 100% their max efficiency after a couple hundred miles.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By gurana

Sounds like a hoot. Point of interest, to some...

Sounds like a hoot. Point of interest, to some perhaps, re: "tour day france". Did anybody else notice that he seemed to say it correctly during last year's coverage? I had read from a few posters...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By gurana

Another non-medical opinion on the phenomenon.......

Another non-medical opinion on the phenomenon....

I agree with the few others that pointed out that, although the direct effect of alchohol on your heart rate might be to lower it somewhat, its...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By gurana

Yea, like a dura ace crank and deraileur set.

Yea, like a dura ace crank and deraileur set.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,250
Posted By gurana

ahhh... good times. ...

ahhh... good times.

http://www.fashionisspinach.com/images/1007/nevernude.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By gurana

Yea... try working for the federal gov. sometime.

Yea... try working for the federal gov. sometime.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,383
Posted By gurana

Lookin good... I'm envious.

Lookin good... I'm envious.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,780
Posted By gurana

As a rule, I tend to stay away from threads once...

As a rule, I tend to stay away from threads once they start veering off course. I probably miss some gems that way, but I also avoid a lot of the drama. Anyways, after the first page of a topic, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 07:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,780
Posted By gurana

I really can't believe this topic got this far...

I really can't believe this topic got this far without a link to this. I read it again just now, and even in hindsight, I can't make any real sense of what it was all about.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By gurana

link to picture gallery...

link to picture gallery (http://www.cyclingnews.com/photos/2009/tech/probikes/index.php?id=/photos/2009/tech/probikes/ivan_basso_cannondale09/gallery-ivan_basso_cannondale09)

I wonder sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By gurana

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/12/sports/otherspor...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/12/sports/othersports/12cycling.html?scp=1&sq=armstrong&st=cse

from TFA,


Seems like it was less about Lance agreeing to parameters, and more about money.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By gurana

"Unity is Strength" is orwellian-ish I suppose....

"Unity is Strength" is orwellian-ish I suppose. "War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength." You know the deal.



...
Forum: Foo
02-11-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By gurana

When you said holding his head, I was envisioning...

When you said holding his head, I was envisioning some weird sleepy hallow scenario.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By gurana

The only time I've been to Disneyland (or...

The only time I've been to Disneyland (or Disneyworld...? the one in FL) I was in highschool. It rained. Happiest place on earth my ass!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By gurana

I'd estimate 6 to 12 of the regular posters on...

I'd estimate 6 to 12 of the regular posters on this forum have gotten wheels from 'them'. As far as I can tell, it is really just one guy. To this point, I have not read any bad experiences with the...
Forum: Foo
02-09-09, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By gurana

I may be going out on a limb here, as grammar...

I may be going out on a limb here, as grammar really isn't my forte, but I don't think this is a dangling participle, as there's a suspicious lack of participles in the sentence. At least I think so....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,319
Posted By gurana

Man... what a great way to pick up chicks. I too...

Man... what a great way to pick up chicks. I too should write a book.



That's um... wow.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,417
Posted By gurana

I guess I was a little confused by the poll....

I guess I was a little confused by the poll. While I don't wash my bike clothes after each ride, I don't wear those items again until they've been washed. Sometimes I'll re-wear a jersey between...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By gurana

^^ lol. God, I remember when those first came...

^^ lol. God, I remember when those first came out. There were a thousand tourists a day wheeling those things around downtown. I remember thinking at the time that at least some of them had to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,140
Posted By gurana

I just figured it wasn't mentioned because...

I just figured it wasn't mentioned because there's literally nothing to go by. Certainly EPO is as good a guess as, say, busted aneurism?

I didn't read the article that closely, but did they say...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By gurana

Couldn't you find 40mm rims somewhere out there?...

Couldn't you find 40mm rims somewhere out there? Or is it the pricing? Though for me, I do like the look of those wheels. The name too. hawtness.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By gurana

It may be all well and good that you can restore...

It may be all well and good that you can restore bikes. Without actually seeing any before/after pics, I'll assume they are in fact marvelous. This bike might be restored to something worth $600 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,697
Posted By gurana

Side loading cages might be an option too. I've...

Side loading cages might be an option too. I've not used one, but have been given that suggestion myself since I usually ride a smaller frame, and with compact geometries, this problem seems to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By gurana

Be honest, you were the delinquent, weren't you? ...

Be honest, you were the delinquent, weren't you?

Me, I have my "I kill puppies for pleasure" jersey. Nobody seems to bother me when I have it on.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-09, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By gurana

you mean, is anybody offended that this bike is...

you mean, is anybody offended that this bike is being sold for $600? I don't think it is worth that much, but if someone pays that much for it, then I guess that proves me wrong. I did like the...
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