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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,506
Posted By Coyote2

You want to buy race wheels and you don't race?

You want to buy race wheels and you don't race?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 16,138
Posted By Coyote2

Wow. Fifteen pages of responses to an idiotic...

Wow. Fifteen pages of responses to an idiotic post. That's why I haven't been here in weeks.
02-26-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,181
Posted By Coyote2

Can you make your post a little longer?

Can you make your post a little longer?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,724
Posted By Coyote2

No, they were way too tight even when riding. I...

No, they were way too tight even when riding. I actually got on the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 02:13 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,247
Posted By Coyote2

This thread contains a whole bunch of illogical...

This thread contains a whole bunch of illogical arguments against buying Priuses. The above post is a pretty good example.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,390
Posted By Coyote2

I'm sure this has been discussed before, but my...

I'm sure this has been discussed before, but my search has come up fruitless. Do any of you wear your cycling clothes as regular clothes? I've got a specialized jacket that I think would be fine...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,724
Posted By Coyote2

Assos bibs have whacked sizing. Anyone who claims...

Assos bibs have whacked sizing. Anyone who claims they are built for a slim cyclist build is nuts. Last year I tried some and found that they are indeed built for regular sized people. I am 6'2", 31"...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 01:22 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,247
Posted By Coyote2

Um, I'm supposed to be able to determine your age...

Um, I'm supposed to be able to determine your age from a postage stamp-sized photo on my monitor?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,247
Posted By Coyote2

The counter-example would be all of the...

The counter-example would be all of the car-obsessed youngsters who are, in fact, terribly reckless drivers. But perhaps you don't live near a high-school or college campus.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,634
Posted By Coyote2

And here is your explanation for leg shaving...

And here is your explanation for leg shaving among cyclists.
02-24-09, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Coyote2

Start trolling eBay. Those steel Lemond frames...

Start trolling eBay. Those steel Lemond frames pop up regularly, and they're not too expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 07:45 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,247
Posted By Coyote2

If you really believe that, you're an idiot....

If you really believe that, you're an idiot. Ditto for the claim about your F250.
02-24-09, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Coyote2

If you want to get faster on the bike, skip the...

If you want to get faster on the bike, skip the upper-body stuff and let those arms, chest, and delt muscles atrophy. You can do squats, deadlifts, lunges, and other core/leg work, but be forewarned...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,021
Posted By Coyote2

You've got a Parlee and an Indy Fab ti? Why on...

You've got a Parlee and an Indy Fab ti? Why on earth are you test-riding more high end bikes?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,247
Posted By Coyote2

Assuming he's old enough to vote, I'll bet ten...

Assuming he's old enough to vote, I'll bet ten bucks that the OP is a Republican.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,830
Posted By Coyote2

Some of my hardest workouts have the lowest...

Some of my hardest workouts have the lowest average speeds, and some have the highest average speeds. It just depends on the workout. But I don't keep track of average mph in my training log because...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,232
Posted By Coyote2

I still have my older 853 steel bike and a new cf...

I still have my older 853 steel bike and a new cf race bike. Really, the steel bike only feels the slightest bit less 'sprightly' during an all-out sprint, and I suppose the extra pound and a half...
02-23-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,709
Posted By Coyote2

I drink alcohol every single day. Numerous...

I drink alcohol every single day.

Numerous studies have demonstrated measurable benefits for middle-aged men from having 2 or even 3 drinks per day, with red wine being preferable. Plus, it just...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,036
Posted By Coyote2

Umm, learn to read an entire sentence. They...

Umm, learn to read an entire sentence.

They are "pretty long-lasting for a light tire...."
02-23-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,833
Posted By Coyote2

You need to deceive your wife over tires? Wow.

You need to deceive your wife over tires? Wow.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,036
Posted By Coyote2

Last year I raced on the Ultremo, though it was...

Last year I raced on the Ultremo, though it was from later in the production and was probably equivalent to this year's R version. After the season ended, I put the tires on some training wheels. So...
02-19-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,443
Posted By Coyote2

See my edit. Assuming good timing and...

See my edit. Assuming good timing and positioning, raw speed still matters, as some other riders may also have good timing and positioning - hence you need speed to beat 'em.

Me: pushing 50 yrs...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Coyote2

This contradicts some BF conventional wisdom, but...

This contradicts some BF conventional wisdom, but makes perfect sense, especially since "good fit" should result in little weight carried on the handlebar/most weight on the saddle.
02-19-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Coyote2

It's just you.

It's just you.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,514
Posted By Coyote2

I always throw my bike at the finish line, even...

I always throw my bike at the finish line, even if I am fighting for 12th place. It's just good practice.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Coyote2

Gotcha. Makes sense now. Thanks, Dave.

Gotcha. Makes sense now. Thanks, Dave.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Coyote2

I always have difficulty visualizing this. A 73...

I always have difficulty visualizing this. A 73 STA places the saddle further back from BB, right? So wouldn't that lengthen the effective TT? And a 74 STA effectively places the saddle a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Coyote2

Keep your present bike and put a 130mm stem on it.

Keep your present bike and put a 130mm stem on it.
02-17-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 3,580,905
Posted By Coyote2

Enjoy? I laughed my ass off. I'm only surprised...

Enjoy? I laughed my ass off. I'm only surprised that they didn't use the theme from Chariots of Fire.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,687
Posted By Coyote2

I just hit the lever several times, and it...

I just hit the lever several times, and it downshifts as fast as anything else.

Really, though, all of this constant discussion of Campy vs. Shimano vs. SRAM is a bit silly. They all make good...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Coyote2

Nice bike, very nice frame. Probably overpriced...

Nice bike, very nice frame. Probably overpriced given its age, the fact that it is 9-speed, etc. I would offer $600.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-09, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By Coyote2

Colon cancer at 22? Geez. Sorry. I have the...

Colon cancer at 22? Geez. Sorry.

I have the butt-scope done every five years, but I'm thinking of going more often, given my family history. Father survived colon cancer (at 51 yrs old).
02-16-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,033
Posted By Coyote2

Did he catch your front wheel, or the rear?

Did he catch your front wheel, or the rear?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Coyote2

If you need tights for 50 degrees, you really are...

If you need tights for 50 degrees, you really are a wuss. Try bibshorts + knee warmers.
02-15-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,316
Posted By Coyote2

A good mix of carbs, protein, and fat all...

A good mix of carbs, protein, and fat all year-round. We buy our fair share of food at the stores, but get all of our meat (beef, buffalo, chicken), all of our eggs, and quite a bit of our produce...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Coyote2

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That handlebar looks like an...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
That handlebar looks like an impalement waiting to happen. Cool otherwise, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,069
Posted By Coyote2

One bottle cage? How far can you get with that?

One bottle cage? How far can you get with that?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Coyote2

I presume you are asking how to urinate? You...

I presume you are asking how to urinate?

You really can't figure that out on your own?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By Coyote2

You haven't outgrown anything. And if you think...

You haven't outgrown anything. And if you think that, after five months of riding, somehow that bike is holding you back, you are nuts.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-09, 04:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,306
Posted By Coyote2

Bingo. If I recall correctly, the cops executed a...

Bingo. If I recall correctly, the cops executed a search warrant on his apartment and found a used syringe sitting in his bedroom. At that point, "coming clean" is about all he could do.
02-13-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,612
Posted By Coyote2

Best beer I've ever had: Pilsner Urquell,...

Best beer I've ever had: Pilsner Urquell, straight from an old oak fermenting vat, underground at the brewery in Plzen.
02-13-09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,329
Posted By Coyote2

My new Tarmac came with very short reach/shallow...

My new Tarmac came with very short reach/shallow drop bars. After 45 mins my hands would go numb in any position, even riding on the tops or hoods, which was weird. Switched to standard bars and...
02-13-09, 12:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,329
Posted By Coyote2

Yep, that proves the point. A virtually perfect...

Yep, that proves the point. A virtually perfect position in each pic: back almost perfectly parallel to the pavement. The top position will allow more flex in the elbows for comfort, but the bottom...
02-12-09, 11:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,622
Posted By Coyote2

We're supposed to get 5"-10" of snow by...

We're supposed to get 5"-10" of snow by morning...First race around here is in late April. So I haven't much thought about it.

Glad I had a good ride today, as it may be awhile before the snow...
02-12-09, 11:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,329
Posted By Coyote2

merlin is right: it's better to bend your elbows...

merlin is right: it's better to bend your elbows to go more aero than to have so much drop that you are straight-armed all the time. It's also nice to be able to use the drops for more than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,780
Posted By Coyote2

You're still missing the point. You don't need...

You're still missing the point. You don't need any special ride to donate. If you gave the $10 to charity, and the SAG people donated their time and the money spent on cookies and drinks to the...
02-12-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,612
Posted By Coyote2

Sure, ratebeer.com is a pretty reliable guide to...

Sure, ratebeer.com is a pretty reliable guide to good beer. And the Billboard Top 100 is a reliable guide to good music.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,780
Posted By Coyote2

You misunderstand. If you really care about...

You misunderstand.

If you really care about the cause, you just give money. You don't take part in an activity that requries them to spend money that could be used for the charity. [It costs money...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,780
Posted By Coyote2

This is why my wife and I have a policy about...

This is why my wife and I have a policy about charitable donations: If we are asked to buy a t-shirt, or cookies, or buy tickets to a dinner or some other event to raise money for a good cause, we...
02-11-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,341
Posted By Coyote2

There you go. There is one guy around here...

There you go.

There is one guy around here who's been a 5 forever - he probably weighs 275, gets shelled in every race. Unless you're that guy, do ten races and get your upgrade.
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