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Forum: Foo
11-27-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,006
Posted By XC99TF00

I agree as well, CRT is still fine for me......

I agree as well, CRT is still fine for me... Granted my TV is a 40" Sony CRT and weighs a rather large ~300lbs., but I wouldn't trade it for the LCD's (of similar size) out right now... perhaps in a...
Forum: Foo
08-25-06, 07:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,434
Posted By XC99TF00

Denon has a couple of nice looking micro systems...

Denon has a couple of nice looking micro systems that might work on your window sill. Not sure of their depth, but they are clean and simple, nothing outlandish.

I've personally had great success...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By XC99TF00

If it is six speed, it probably means the spacing...

If it is six speed, it probably means the spacing in the rear is 126mm, and chances are the new Lemond is 130 if it is a 2000. 126 spacing was meant to accept 5-7 rear cogs on the cassette I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 01:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,526
Posted By XC99TF00

Its not a POS. If you enjoy riding it, it fits...

Its not a POS. If you enjoy riding it, it fits you, and it works well, then there is not a thing wrong with it. Enjoy the bike and make the best use of it you can. You think that's old... check...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By XC99TF00

Being pretty sure that you have a couple pairs of...

Being pretty sure that you have a couple pairs of each, any comparison between the two chamois? Anyhelp in that respect would be great. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast
08-24-06, 12:26 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,842
Posted By XC99TF00

Its pretty nice, I enjoy my 5:30Am rides when the...

Its pretty nice, I enjoy my 5:30Am rides when the tourists are all still asleep and the roads are quietest. We have a group that meets every weekday morning at about that time to go out for an hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By XC99TF00

Yeah, it was posted a long time ago now. But a...

Yeah, it was posted a long time ago now. But a sad story to hear nonetheless...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 14,787
Posted By XC99TF00

What no head of beam bike division? I'll...

What no head of beam bike division?

I'll take on that role if need be... (yeah right, haha, I'm probably one of two beam bikers out here)

I'll submit for OCP status...
Forum: Triathlon
08-24-06, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By XC99TF00

Not to be nitpicky or anything, but that's only...

Not to be nitpicky or anything, but that's only partially true... (I ride softrides, so I know where they are banned) They are indeed banned by UCI ruling, however, the UCI only has ruling over a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By XC99TF00

At least they gave you the five dollars back for...

At least they gave you the five dollars back for the mix up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-06, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By XC99TF00

Performance Elite bibs vs. Elite Lites..

Sorry, I hate doing this to you guys since I'm sure its been posted before (and the search function is still not working on this computer), but I was wondering people's takes on the Performance...
Forum: Northeast
08-24-06, 06:44 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 18,842
Posted By XC99TF00

From Mystic, and I tend to ride in North, up to...

From Mystic, and I tend to ride in North, up to Norwich, and east to the beaches in Rhode Island. occassionally I'll venture to East Lyme or Old Lyme, but only if I start my ride from the New London...
Forum: Foo
08-23-06, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By XC99TF00

I can't remember my dad's recipe exactly, but a...

I can't remember my dad's recipe exactly, but a bit of cinnamon in banana bread is pretty good, jsut adds another flavor to the mix, and goes pretty well with it.
Forum: Foo
08-23-06, 02:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,597
Posted By XC99TF00

Where were you when..... 1. Attack on Pearl...

Where were you when.....

1. Attack on Pearl Harbor (Dec 7, 1941) Neither parent was born yet, so a twinkle in no one's eye yet...
2. President Kennedy Shot (Nov 22, 1963) Still not born...
3....
08-23-06, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By XC99TF00

Lol, I'm just imagining someone trying to jam a...

Lol, I'm just imagining someone trying to jam a tire inbetween the brake pads with no luck because of the lack of spread. But all things aside, that's a good thing to know.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-06, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By XC99TF00

Yeah, my metabolism works at a crazy pace, that's...

Yeah, my metabolism works at a crazy pace, that's what I get for running 60 miles a week and biking on the side. Its all lower body on me, well, not all, but predominantly. But I wear something like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-06, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By XC99TF00

Hmm, I'm 6'3", weigh in at 155, and have the same...

Hmm, I'm 6'3", weigh in at 155, and have the same waist (32")... Somewhere in there, it seems as though the measurements should differ a little more. I take a medium-large in shorts/bibs, depending...
Forum: Foo
08-21-06, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 589
Posted By XC99TF00

Go back on the 27th for preseason XC, but classes...

Go back on the 27th for preseason XC, but classes don't start until the 5th I think. Last year of undergrad and starting gradschool immediately after that in the summer of '07. Went by way too...
Forum: Foo
08-18-06, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By XC99TF00

Probably poor luck. We put that other one on a...

Probably poor luck. We put that other one on a +R disk and it worked fine, but my dad buys in bulk, so we're bound to get a few disks in any given shipment that don't work. Cest La Vie.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By XC99TF00

A lot of what the other posters said is...

A lot of what the other posters said is absolutely correct, seeing a pulmonologist can do wonders for your breathing. I actually just saw mine on Wednesday and things seemed to check out ok.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By XC99TF00

+ (choose any large number) on the bandaids. I...

+ (choose any large number) on the bandaids. I had to wear them during my longer road races for running because one particular singlet of mine decided to chafe like crazy. the bandaids did wonders,...
Forum: Foo
08-18-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,113
Posted By XC99TF00

mmm... Samoas... I should have just included food...

mmm... Samoas... I should have just included food in general on my list...
Forum: Foo
08-18-06, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By XC99TF00

They'd like us to think that... Not to...

They'd like us to think that...
Not to discredit you or anything, but my dad runs a business that basically specializes in transfers of VHS, Super8, MiniDV, and old 8mm and 16mm film (the old reel...
Forum: Foo
08-18-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,113
Posted By XC99TF00

Three Stooges (Always watch them before class......

Three Stooges (Always watch them before class... and sometimes during class)
Dark/Bittersweet chocolate
Running (More the racing aspect of it-steeplechase)
European and Australian Beers (Our...
Forum: Foo
08-18-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By XC99TF00

First come first serve... That's how I got...

First come first serve...

That's how I got my TV, and I actually got it for less than he was going to sell it to the other intersted party for. I offered to get it same day, and the other guy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-06, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By XC99TF00

With a lead out of one person form about 20mph, I...

With a lead out of one person form about 20mph, I got up to about 38 with no aid of gravity previously (hill) or wind as far as I could tell. On my own, I topped off at about 37... yeah, not much...
08-18-06, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By XC99TF00

Yes, the Sachs certainly is a nice frame that I...

Yes, the Sachs certainly is a nice frame that I was able to pick up for free courtesy of my uncle. The stem is like that one you have pictured, perhaps not exactly, but very similar. I'd need to...
Forum: Foo
08-17-06, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By XC99TF00

Don't forget, not all DVD formats work on all DVD...

Don't forget, not all DVD formats work on all DVD players. So check what your current DVD player can read before you get everything put onto DVD only to find its in a format taht your player does...
08-17-06, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By XC99TF00

That's what I've been aiming to do. The last...

That's what I've been aiming to do. The last thing I want to do is damage an old Sachs frame... But as a last resort, I'll keep the hack saw handy.
08-17-06, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By XC99TF00

Ahh, good idea, I like that a lot. Thanks. ...

Ahh, good idea, I like that a lot. Thanks.

(Though I figured it was the adhesion between the aluminum stem and the corroded bolt head, though at this point I'll try about anything...)
08-17-06, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By XC99TF00

I'll try to find some of this stuff and give it a...

I'll try to find some of this stuff and give it a try. it sounds basically the same as Liquid Wrench, but at this point, I just want to get the damn thing apart. Thanks for the suggestion.

As...
08-17-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By XC99TF00

Locked up bolt in the top of the quill stem...

Sorry if my lingo isn't correct, but I've come upon a problem in disassembling my late 70's road bike. It has a Cinelli Quill stem that I'm sure hasn't been removed in ages, and the bolt in the top...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By XC99TF00

At least I can still ride my Softride in the...

At least I can still ride my Softride in the races I'll be doing... phew... the Richard Sachs is still a long way from being ready to ride, let alone race (if I ever dare...)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-06, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By XC99TF00

Helmets are all subjected to the same testing...

Helmets are all subjected to the same testing whether they are 10 dollars or 200 dollars. They all have to pass the same safety tests to gain certification. I'd even think some of the lesser...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,502
Posted By XC99TF00

I'm a big fan of the aluminum. Granted, I ride...

I'm a big fan of the aluminum. Granted, I ride two softrides, to they are in combination with the Carbon Beam, but the ride is very compliant and not as harsh as people make them out to be. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-06, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By XC99TF00

Not UCI legal, but I believe they are still USCF...

Not UCI legal, but I believe they are still USCF legal and legal in all triathlons, which I think is really their target market anyhow...

UCI races only comprise of a handful of events in the US...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By XC99TF00

I too was (and still am) a distance runner first...

I too was (and still am) a distance runner first and foremost, but I suggest you visit your LBS and see if they have a trade in program in which perhaps a bike from a previous year came in. Chances...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-06, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By XC99TF00

It's just you :D Obviously, I'm a fan of...

It's just you :D

Obviously, I'm a fan of the beam bikes, but I've seen these in tri's and so forth... yet to see anything that would lead me to believe that they are unsafe (Unless you have a...
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By XC99TF00

Just remember that you may in fact be swimming...

Just remember that you may in fact be swimming straight in relation to your body angle, but in an open water swim, the currents could push you to an angle. I know I had trouble in one sprint...
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By XC99TF00

Wow, 4 of 6 not bad...

Wow, 4 of 6 not bad...
Forum: Foo
08-14-06, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By XC99TF00

I do know what you are talking about and I would...

I do know what you are talking about and I would put a hefty wager on it being because the alcoholic beverages as the ones where the money is to be made. The profit form the sale of a alcoholic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By XC99TF00

Yeah, give it three more years and he'll end up...

Yeah, give it three more years and he'll end up like me... though my knees have been getting better and I've been able to up my mileage to 70 per week with no pain again... quite miraculous.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By XC99TF00

Rullobike.com has seemed to have pretty good...

Rullobike.com has seemed to have pretty good prices...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By XC99TF00

You can find plenty of lower end road bikes such...

You can find plenty of lower end road bikes such as the Trek 1000 (about 700 dollars I think) that will serve you well for many miles. I too was/am a distance runner first and foremost, running in...
Forum: Foo
08-10-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,324
Posted By XC99TF00

Agreed, though I'm a fan of the really...

Agreed, though I'm a fan of the really bittersweet chocolate. Hershey's Dark will suffice, but when I really have a craving for dark chocolate, I like the 85% cocoa bars that Lindt makes... mmmm
Forum: Foo
08-10-06, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By XC99TF00

I tend to tip a round figure because I know when...

I tend to tip a round figure because I know when I had to carry change home from tips at the end of the day it would jsut sit there. I figured round amounts are better, and less of a hassle to deal...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-06, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By XC99TF00

How dare you rip running?!?! Just kidding,...

How dare you rip running?!?!

Just kidding, its actually how I got started on my road biking. I had knee problems as well last summer and finally started to take the road biking a bit more...
Forum: Triathlon
08-08-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,266
Posted By XC99TF00

it really depends jsut how salty the water is, if...

it really depends jsut how salty the water is, if it is brackish, then it won't change your bouyancy at all really. If it is extremely salty then I suppose it could with the water beign denser with...
Forum: Foo
08-08-06, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By XC99TF00

Mmmm, Irish Car Bomb, haven't had one of those in...

Mmmm, Irish Car Bomb, haven't had one of those in a while.
Same goes for the Jager Bomb.

But I def. like to just sit back, and relax with Gin and Tonic with a twist of lemon or lime in it... keep...
Forum: Foo
08-08-06, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By XC99TF00

Even if you have bought from them before, by what...

Even if you have bought from them before, by what means was the purchase made. Personally I would not be buying with any escrowe service. My friend got screwed by one. Then again, that's jsut...
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