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Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,082
Posted By MacMan

<yawn>. Nescience redux. But then, you're good at...

<yawn>. Nescience redux. But then, you're good at that. At least.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,082
Posted By MacMan

[QUOTE=patentcad;7565182]You would have had a...

[QUOTE=patentcad;7565182]You would have had a better case 48 posts ago. Listen pal, nobody can conjure thread mojo out of thin air like Pcad. Whether anyone 'cares' is never a factor. I would have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,082
Posted By MacMan

Sheeat. Who cares? Really.

Sheeat. Who cares? Really.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,361
Posted By MacMan

The legs are irrelevant. Ban him for being a tool.

The legs are irrelevant. Ban him for being a tool.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,251
Posted By MacMan

Koobi. I fell off the wagon after the last one...

Koobi. I fell off the wagon after the last one fell apart after years of sweaty nuts abusing it and bought a Flite. Went back to the Koobi after a few hundred miles. The sweaty bollocks are happy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,340
Posted By MacMan

Holy Crap! Who cares? It's Canada for Gawd's sake...

Holy Crap! Who cares? It's Canada for Gawd's sake ... Like Smashy and Nicey used to say ... C A N A D A mate ...
07-26-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,793
Posted By MacMan

Transition is a full Tri bike. The Quick Step &...

Transition is a full Tri bike. The Quick Step & Gerolsteiner bikes are from Specialized:
http://www.protournews.com/news/article/mps/uan/193
07-26-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,473
Posted By MacMan

I hope McEwen rips him a new one. "If I had a...

I hope McEwen rips him a new one. "If I had a better team ..." Blah Blah Blah. Of course, while he might be right don't whinge in public - it is what it is. All he has done is slag off his team in...
07-26-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Posted By MacMan

There was tons of drama in this tour. If you love...

There was tons of drama in this tour. If you love the formulaic "put the blue train on the front, drill it, have lance grab a few seconds in the last few km uphill" then yeah, this tour wasn't for...
07-07-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By MacMan

Cavendish is a rocket for sure and a tool. Still,...

Cavendish is a rocket for sure and a tool. Still, being a rocket-tool seemed to work out OK for McEwen - but then he pops wheelies at the end of mountain stages so all is forgiven. Freire is the man...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,758
Posted By MacMan

My Polar reads 230 - 240 sometimes. I got myself...

My Polar reads 230 - 240 sometimes. I got myself checked out after noticing it a few times and had to wear a halter monitor for a week. Those results plus several EKGs and a few trips to the old...
02-29-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By MacMan

This year I get lucky. I'm off to see my father...

This year I get lucky. I'm off to see my father who lives outside of Biaritz - timing that for Le Tour so after drinking all his wine I'll go off and watch some stages. After that I'm going to spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By MacMan

If you live near the Wisconsin border I'd show...

If you live near the Wisconsin border I'd show you how to do it. Of course, you'd have to drive a tank to make sure you get through the arsehole blizzard we just had :mad:
02-06-08, 10:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,527
Posted By MacMan

Didn't know you could run an Ergomo and an SRM at...

Didn't know you could run an Ergomo and an SRM at the same time.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By MacMan

Local grocery store, Radio Shack, Target, etc....

Local grocery store, Radio Shack, Target, etc. ... they are really common batteries.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,074
Posted By MacMan

The PT unit is just as easy. As Hammertoe sys,...

The PT unit is just as easy. As Hammertoe sys, you simply unscrew the unit off the back and take out the old battery and pop in a new one. I do it by hand - no tool required. Make sure you put the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By MacMan

I once rode my trainer after a dose of Vicodin. I...

I once rode my trainer after a dose of Vicodin. I don't recommend it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,311
Posted By MacMan

Lol! Soon to be followed up with "I could care...

Lol! Soon to be followed up with "I could care less ... " :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,002
Posted By MacMan

He is too busy filling out paperwork to join the...

He is too busy filling out paperwork to join the American NSDAP.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By MacMan

I was looking into that. The literature says you...

I was looking into that. The literature says you have 4 cm of adjustment after the post is cut. That's quite a bit. The only time I've altered my seatpost height is when I've changed saddles and even...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By MacMan

Seriously thinking of getting a Ridley Noah - any owners out there?

I'm thinking of putting my trusty S-Works E5 Alu frame out to pasture. Little reason other than I just want a new frame after 5 years and I can afford it when the IRS cuts me a check. I like the look...
01-19-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,359
Posted By MacMan

I hope to hell and back he races Downers. That's...

I hope to hell and back he races Downers. That's 40 miles away from me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-08, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By MacMan

Stiff, 215 grams, Pro-tour ridden. $80. I have...

Stiff, 215 grams, Pro-tour ridden. $80. I have this bar and love it. So much nicer than the carbon S-works bar I originally had. Decent bar tape an a few thing gel pads and I don't feel any road...
01-06-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By MacMan

Honestly, I don't know from personal experience....

Honestly, I don't know from personal experience. A friend of mine has one and loves it - he's a bit bigger than me and is a sprinter through and through. I've ridden it a few times but it is the...
01-06-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By MacMan

Worth a look: ...

Worth a look:
http://easternshorecycles.com/itemdetails.cfm?id=1503
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By MacMan

Saddle.

Saddle.
01-03-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,406
Posted By MacMan

For crit racing - get a NOS S-Works E5.

For crit racing - get a NOS S-Works E5.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,526
Posted By MacMan

That is the dog's bollocks. Absolutely gorgeous....

That is the dog's bollocks. Absolutely gorgeous. I'm seriously thinking of treating myself to a 595 Ultra frame come tax-return time.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,111
Posted By MacMan

Whatever. If some dumb dog choses to come at me...

Whatever. If some dumb dog choses to come at me I'm going to make damn certain I either kill it or seriously hurt it because I sure as hell ain't taking the chance fido wants to play.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-07, 09:50 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,782
Posted By MacMan

Christ ... those are some great mellons. STW ...

Christ ... those are some great mellons. STW ...
12-17-07, 08:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,149
Posted By MacMan

I know it isn't the greatest, but Saris puts out...

I know it isn't the greatest, but Saris puts out a Mac (and Linux) version of Power Agent. Given that it is free, the price is definitely right.

http://www.saris.com/c-12-software.aspx?skinid=2
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,782
Posted By MacMan

Who gives a rats about the tax ... since when was...

Who gives a rats about the tax ... since when was spank material ever tax deductible anyway?

Bring on the chicks!
12-12-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,543
Posted By MacMan

The CompuTrainer I have is amazing. Funny thing...

The CompuTrainer I have is amazing. Funny thing though is that it sends my PowerTap into a frenzy. The PT goes insane when I run it on the CT. No, it isn't a wireless PT - wired SL.
09-05-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By MacMan

Just be thankful you don't watch boxing and have...

Just be thankful you don't watch boxing and have to listen to that drunken bum Larry Merchant.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-07, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By MacMan

Find a NOS S-Works E5 frame. EOT.

Find a NOS S-Works E5 frame.

EOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 749
Posted By MacMan

Being a bike messenger isn't a sport. Running red...

Being a bike messenger isn't a sport. Running red lights and amlost crashing into pedestrians isn't a sport. All that does is give fuel to the hicks who want to run legitimate cyclists off the road....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By MacMan

That is quite a difference in wheelset there....

That is quite a difference in wheelset there. I've had no issues with my 420s. I've raced and trained thousands of miles on them. Some are still turned off by the old hub issues AC once had but I've...
08-23-07, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By MacMan

How ironic.

How ironic.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-07, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,502
Posted By MacMan

Buy a training plan. Upgrade the engine first.

Buy a training plan. Upgrade the engine first.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-07, 10:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,988
Posted By MacMan

I'm *this* close to buying one of those Lapierre...

I'm *this* close to buying one of those Lapierre frames. Damn those are good looking.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-07, 10:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,467
Posted By MacMan

I don't give a F where Specialized make their...

I don't give a F where Specialized make their shoes so long as they maintain the quality I've always had with them. The person who lamented the Chinese manufacture equating to poor quality probably...
08-11-07, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By MacMan

Kelly Sparks. Chris S - Chris Samora (sp?),...

Kelly Sparks.

Chris S - Chris Samora (sp?), right. Nice guy Chris - he is the crazy loon that got me into racing a few years ago out of the Naperville Spokes shop. Now I'm just fat with bad knees....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 11:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,532
Posted By MacMan

Get the 959 out of those three. Alternatively,...

Get the 959 out of those three. Alternatively, get something different. Get an Isaac.

http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/glorycycles_1960_5044348
07-20-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By MacMan

Velonews mentioned the possible Millar move in...

Velonews mentioned the possible Millar move in their race coverage - it was yesterday I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By MacMan

Brilliant frame. Price is reflective of the fact...

Brilliant frame. Price is reflective of the fact that Alu isn't the material flavour of the month. Last retail price I believe was $1100 USD. When it first came out it was a $1500 frameset. I've got...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 991
Posted By MacMan

I ride my CompuTrainer quite often when the...

I ride my CompuTrainer quite often when the weather would suggest an outside ride. That's because I can almost get a hilly ride in on the trainer. Little chance of that in N. Illinois.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-07, 09:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,614
Posted By MacMan

This is the correct answer.

This is the correct answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 8,656
Posted By MacMan

That's a hang-over from FC. The one that really...

That's a hang-over from FC. The one that really gets me is "I could care less". How thick can people be to get that one wrong?
05-16-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,038
Posted By MacMan

Heh! Nice avatar. One of the best gigs I ever...

Heh! Nice avatar. One of the best gigs I ever went to was a Christmas show in London by Motorhead. Lemmy in a Santa outfit was something to see. Must have been all of 20 years ago now :(
05-16-07, 09:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,124
Posted By MacMan

This is true. A guy at work is a complete nut...

This is true. A guy at work is a complete nut about computers. He just built up a new "rig" as he likes to call it - liquid cooled, two video cards in SLI , Quad-core Intel CPU, blah blah blah. Total...
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