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Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,083
Posted By Toothpick

Apologies for chiming in, but I've got both (each...

Apologies for chiming in, but I've got both (each on a different bike) and pretty much alternate between them. The Arione is longer, seems a bit narrower and allows for more riding positions. I found...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-05, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Toothpick

I got my Marcelo through Competitive Cyclist and...

I got my Marcelo through Competitive Cyclist and had a very good experience. I dealt with Brendan Quirk, and he was very helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-05, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Toothpick

roughly 2,300 miles on my rear tire and still...

roughly 2,300 miles on my rear tire and still some tread left...However, I would not recommend them for commuting. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-05, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Toothpick

I'm on my second set and really like them. When...

I'm on my second set and really like them. When these are done, I'm going back w/more. Prior tires used were Hutchison Carbon Comps, Specialized Pro, GP3000. These are more "fragile," but I'm willing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-05, 01:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,037
Posted By Toothpick

what he said.

what he said.
Forum: Foo
02-25-05, 12:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,391
Posted By Toothpick

[QUOTE=Ebbtide]Heineken I second - can't...

[QUOTE=Ebbtide]Heineken

I second - can't stand the taste.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,185
Posted By Toothpick

How true it is! It seems my "wall" comes...

How true it is!

It seems my "wall" comes about mile 80 through 85. After that "zone" it seems to get better. I think that if you can do 70, you can do 100 (although if that's the start of some...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-05, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,142
Posted By Toothpick

News to me. Go figure. I'd think I'd be too tired...

News to me. Go figure. I'd think I'd be too tired from getting the pressure that high to then go for a ride. If you flat, does it sound like a bomb going off? J/K :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-05, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,142
Posted By Toothpick

Clinchers? 155 psi?? That seems like a lot of...

Clinchers? 155 psi?? That seems like a lot of pressure IMHO. Do you really like running that much?
Forum: Foo
02-01-05, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By Toothpick

Carrollton

Carrollton
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-05, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Toothpick

No real good info here, but odds are, the weather...

No real good info here, but odds are, the weather will be lots better than last year, when there was a cold front that came through on the first day with torrential rains and a strong northerly wind....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-05, 01:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,193
Posted By Toothpick

When I went to pick up my bike from Competitive...

When I went to pick up my bike from Competitive Cyclist, the saddle was set up parallel with the top tube. Level meaning if you were to place a board on the top of the saddle-not the rails. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,200
Posted By Toothpick

what he said

what he said
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 858
Posted By Toothpick

The Shimano levers are just way more comfortable...

The Shimano levers are just way more comfortable than the campy levers and the shift is a lot lighter and quieter.[/QUOTE]

I have both Shimano and Campy and IMHO the Campy hoods are more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-04, 03:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,058
Posted By Toothpick

Fizik Aliante Brooks Swift w/Ti Rails "Stock"...

Fizik Aliante
Brooks Swift w/Ti Rails
"Stock" CRZ (comfort relief zone) that came on my Lemond. Bontrager also puts their label on what looks like the same seat.

Comfort to me in that order, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-04, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,047
Posted By Toothpick

I just thought it was 200 lbs. Can you elaborate...

I just thought it was 200 lbs. Can you elaborate on the where you are part? Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-04, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Toothpick

I got a Polar A5 last year and find it suits my...

I got a Polar A5 last year and find it suits my needs well - I was wanting something pretty basic. It displays heart rate, alerts you if you're outside your target zones, computes average HR and...
10-26-04, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By Toothpick

Not to make light of the subject, but Heckle and...

Not to make light of the subject, but Heckle and Jeckle. "Listen to the mockingbird, listen to the mockingbird"...........I digress, couldn't help it.
Forum: Foo
10-25-04, 02:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,323
Posted By Toothpick

You're doing about all I'd advise. Your rapport...

You're doing about all I'd advise. Your rapport with the game warden/sheriff's dept. should help. Good going on the no tresspassing/no hunting/private property signs. Call the game warden...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-04, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,992
Posted By Toothpick

Veloflex Paves on Campy Neutrons. I finally gave...

Veloflex Paves on Campy Neutrons. I finally gave up and used the tire levers to get them done. What a pain, but nice ride.
09-28-04, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,639
Posted By Toothpick

Butt, legs, feet, neck....pretty much in that...

Butt, legs, feet, neck....pretty much in that order if it's really hot (in the upper 90's or above) when I do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-04, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Toothpick

It was a glorious day! Even though a wet start...

It was a glorious day! Even though a wet start and some close calls, I had a personal best 5hr 14min and average speed of 19.3 mph. Three short stops to refill bottles, and ate on the go. I just hope...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-04, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By Toothpick

I'm on the same schedule as JBBooks along with a...

I'm on the same schedule as JBBooks along with a similar breakfast.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-04, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By Toothpick

yep. Don't forget, easy to mount, minimal rolling...

yep. Don't forget, easy to mount, minimal rolling resistance and good looks, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-04, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,457
Posted By Toothpick

Very nice bike you have there. Enjoy, which I'm...

Very nice bike you have there. Enjoy, which I'm sure you will.
06-30-04, 08:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,525
Posted By Toothpick

RE: Speed; My son is 4 and the only time he...

RE: Speed; My son is 4 and the only time he doesn't particularly like it is on descents where I allow the speed to get to between 25 and 30. I don't really like to go that fast on the trail-a-bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-04, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Toothpick

Yep. Summertime. Wind usually from S/SE to N/NW,...

Yep. Summertime. Wind usually from S/SE to N/NW, 10-15. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of afternoon showers. In July/August, that chance of a shower goes down considerably, at least in the D/FW...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-04, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Toothpick

I've had that on my index finger after using a...

I've had that on my index finger after using a weedeater for too long. The feeling would return after about a half day - but it wouldn't go numb again. Could you have strained it versus the nerve not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,193
Posted By Toothpick

Amen to that

Amen to that
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-04, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,083
Posted By Toothpick

My method is helmet, then glasses. (Glasses over...

My method is helmet, then glasses. (Glasses over straps)
05-19-04, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,353
Posted By Toothpick

You gotta let us know if you try the potato...

You gotta let us know if you try the potato thing. I guess if it helps the eyes after being burned..........(from looking at welding arc too long unprotected)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-04, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By Toothpick

Ouch. But seems like you faired pretty well,...

Ouch. But seems like you faired pretty well, considering. Hope you heal fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-04, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Toothpick

I, like BlueDevil, also purchased my Tourmalet...

I, like BlueDevil, also purchased my Tourmalet primarily for the frame. I'm not sure what year yours is, but I believe mine has a 1 1/8" headset (2003).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-04, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By Toothpick

I did it last year. It was lots of fun, and while...

I did it last year. It was lots of fun, and while hot, it could have been worse. The main thing is to stay hydrated and be mindful of pace, because you turn south into the wind for the last part of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-04, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By Toothpick

Fiz: ik Aliante here. Also, the stock seat on my...

Fiz: ik Aliante here. Also, the stock seat on my Lemond (CRZ Road; I think may stand for comfort relief zone) has been good thus far. While I wish it had a slightly more narrow nose, the overall...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-04, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By Toothpick

You are correct. I do have an opinion. Have a...

You are correct. I do have an opinion. Have a good day.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-04, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,349
Posted By Toothpick

Very nice looking bike. I really like the color,...

Very nice looking bike. I really like the color, and you gotta like the weight compared with with some others..Hope it gives you many happy miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-04, 09:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,016
Posted By Toothpick

Maybe Serotta (Ti) or Calfee

Maybe Serotta (Ti) or Calfee
04-01-04, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Toothpick

Great Stuff!

Great Stuff!
03-30-04, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By Toothpick

Not I, said the rooster.

Not I, said the rooster.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-04, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Toothpick

what k6-III and Ehenz said. I think it's sound...

what k6-III and Ehenz said. I think it's sound advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-04, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,206
Posted By Toothpick

Place to rest bikes. Now there's a good idea. ...

Place to rest bikes. Now there's a good idea.

Also agree with Lotek if it's hot - pickles. Also wet/cold paper towels or the like.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-04, 08:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,461
Posted By Toothpick

1978 (or so) Schwinn Traveler III 2003...

1978 (or so) Schwinn Traveler III
2003 Pegoretti Marcelo
2003 Lemond Tourmalet

No more bikes for me for a while!
03-18-04, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,338
Posted By Toothpick

You'd definately get a workout with that tandem!

You'd definately get a workout with that tandem!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-04, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By Toothpick

This place gives you an unconditional six-month...

This place gives you an unconditional six-month money back guarantee

http://www.wallbike.com/

That way, if it's not right for your rear, you can get your money back. If it works out well, then...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-04, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Toothpick

Whichever one fits you best or the one on which...

Whichever one fits you best or the one on which you feel most comfortable. Test ride them both if you can and make a decision from there. Also, which color do you like best?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-04, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Toothpick

I'd say up to 20 or so, I'll ride in the country...

I'd say up to 20 or so, I'll ride in the country (prairie). Over that and I'm heading to do some laps around the lake with a little wind protection. Over 30 and I'm usually doing something else.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-04, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By Toothpick

You've got too much time on your hands.....at...

You've got too much time on your hands.....at least you tried.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-04, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By Toothpick

To clarify, I incorrectly referred to the tread....

To clarify, I incorrectly referred to the tread. A more accurate term would be "material". The Specialized tires are a LOT thicker, there is actually quite a ridge where the sidewall meets the part...
03-04-04, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By Toothpick

Wow. You all are on your bike a lot. I usually go...

Wow. You all are on your bike a lot. I usually go on a long ride on Sat. (50-85 mi. depending on time of year) Short family ride on Sun. afternoon and one afternoon during the week (50-60 mi)...
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