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11-16-09, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,891
Posted By Gawain

Thanks for your very helpful replies. I was...

Thanks for your very helpful replies.

I was looking at 6700, because I really like the inner cable routing thing. I'm kind of tired of the cable mess of older shimano models.
11-16-09, 01:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,891
Posted By Gawain

Ultegra 6500 Compatibility

Hello all,

I'm sorry if this question has already been asked, but I could not find the definitive answer using the search function and the shimano compatibility chart.
I have some Ultegra 6500...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By Gawain

DIfferent kinds of finishes and ways to tell them apart?

Hello all,

I am a novice when it comes to frame finishes. As I am in the process of looking for someone to refinish one of my frames, I had a few questions.
-What are the different kinds of...
08-17-09, 04:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By Gawain

What future for GPS bike computers?

Hello all,

With the bike specific GPS units market just developping, do you think we will see more GPS being designed for bike use and that they will eventually replace the standard magnet/sensor...
04-18-09, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Gawain

Well I do not have a camera at hands but they are...

Well I do not have a camera at hands but they are set up normally. I have no rise straight bars, two 5mm spacers and a semi integrated headset.
04-18-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Gawain

Levers touching top tube

Hello all,

One of my MTB (Lapierre) has the shifters touching the top tube when the handlebar is steered all the way to the right or to the left. While this is not an issue as far as riding is...
01-07-09, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Gawain

Thanks a lot. Since you seem to know this...

Thanks a lot.
Since you seem to know this light quite well, do you know if I can easily fit the clamp on my helmet without the headband or if I'll to find another solution?

edit: oops...I had...
01-06-09, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Gawain

Thank you very much socalrider. I was thinking...

Thank you very much socalrider. I was thinking more about the H30 because I already have CR123 batteries and the needed charger.
01-05-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Gawain

Zebralight H30 as helmet light ?

Hi all,

Since this place always brings good advice I wanted to ask a question.
I have been using a handlebar mounted Fenix Pd3 Q5 for a few months now. As excellent as this light may be, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-09, 08:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,955
Posted By Gawain

Damn...not this picture AGAIN!!!

Damn...not this picture AGAIN!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-08, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Gawain

Is Ritchey WCS series totally OCP? (warning! totally futile thread)

Or do you think it's ok to rock the rainbow colors on your stem? Please discuss.

http://www.atoutcycles.com/images/jpg/p1-produits-485.jpg
12-13-08, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Gawain

Thank you guys.

Thank you guys.
12-12-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Gawain

Removing headset cups without damage?

Hello,

One of my bikes is currently being totally dismantled by me so I can send the frame back to the factory for a new paint.
I was wondering if there is anyway to remove the headset cups...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,782
Posted By Gawain

Opinions on Bell Sweep helmets

Hi,

I have always been a Met guy and I love this brand's helmet. Now that it is time to change my helmet whose foams are falling apart, I'm proposed a terrific deal on a Bell Sweep R helmet. Do...
10-21-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Gawain

Thank you very much for your reply. I'll probably...

Thank you very much for your reply. I'll probably be using this light on two different bikes. Is it still possible to take it from bike to bike without tools?
10-21-08, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Gawain

Dinotte 400L Headlight opinions

Hi all,

After looking for a good light source for both nightime road and MTB riding, I came across the Dinotte 400L headlight which seems like a good idea since it can be used - if your order the...
10-14-08, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By Gawain

Rigid fork Cross Country racing

Hi all,

Lately I have been thinking about building a fully rigid MTB to race it. I personally have never seen anyone with a rigid fork at a cross country race. Has anyone tried it? Do you think...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Gawain

You mean Chris Horner style? ...

You mean Chris Horner style?
http://everydayathleteblog.com/2008/07/12/chris-horner-gives-fallen-rider-and-bike-a-2k-ride-to-the-finish/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Gawain

UCI regulations?

UCI regulations?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Gawain

The other comeback: Roberto Heras

http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/Heras_beaten_in_Brompton_World_Champs_article_268896.html

So this is where the former doped pros end up...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-08, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By Gawain

It does look good to me. It looks a lot like the...

It does look good to me. It looks a lot like the Tecno I have in my garage anyway.
I paid mine about 800$ used, full Ultegra build if this can give you a price reference.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-08, 01:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,802
Posted By Gawain

Ok, now all I have to do is raid the nearest...

Ok, now all I have to do is raid the nearest police station and assault an agent.
I'll take a look in the surplus stores and see what I can find.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-08, 01:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,802
Posted By Gawain

Maybe but the mere sight of him makes me sick.

Maybe but the mere sight of him makes me sick.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-08, 12:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,802
Posted By Gawain

Alright, alright...maybe I'd be better off buying...

Alright, alright...maybe I'd be better off buying a Rock Racing kit and adopt the Tron look.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-08, 11:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,802
Posted By Gawain

Who makes a non Fredalicious high visibility vest?

Given that I'm allergic to home trainers and that I refuse to wear the following on training rides:

http://www.global-b2b-network.com/direct/dbimage/50097773/High_Visibility_Vest__VTP02_.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-08, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Gawain

The FFCT deals with events that would not be...

The FFCT deals with events that would not be taken in charge by the FFC, UFOLEP or FSGT anyway. It is a different state of mind. I am not sure the FFC insurance would cover the risks linked to a PBP...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Gawain

How do you like your cycling federation?

I have personally come to hate the FFC (Federation Francaise de Cyclisme).
Can you imagine that we have 4 (yes four) different federations organizing races and events in our relatively small...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Gawain

Don't forget to post a pic when you have the...

Don't forget to post a pic when you have the bike. I have had a Cyfac for a couple of months and it is probably the best bike I have ever had. Even my beloved Tommasini can't compare.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 11:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,094
Posted By Gawain

When will this carbon nonsense end?

This is getting ridiculous:
http://www.bikemania.biz/Barbieri_Carbon_Saddle_Bag_p/barbieri_saddle_bag.htm

For your information I also came across bibs with carbon inserts...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gawain

The good old time. His nickname was a proof...

The good old time.
His nickname was a proof that he did intimidate most.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,543
Posted By Gawain

They are Flahutes, if they did that they would...

They are Flahutes, if they did that they would impair the epic character of the race. Just don't ask...it's the way they've been brought up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 09:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gawain

Come on! This is not the MTB forum.

Come on! This is not the MTB forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 04:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gawain

Now this makes me think. I have always been...

Now this makes me think. I have always been scared by the noise of a pair of high profile carbon wheels coming fast behind me. Even worse if the bike has a lenticular wheel.
Just as if I was chased...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 03:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gawain

Of course...I often whistle and sing as if on a...

Of course...I often whistle and sing as if on a recovery ride as some poor guy is hammering at the front giving everything he has. It is all about not showing that you hurt.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 03:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gawain

Nice, I never would have thought of that. This is...

Nice, I never would have thought of that. This is so Boonen.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 03:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gawain

Your favourite intimidation strategies

Ok, we all know part of our favourite sport is about acting and making an impression on other racers. Sometimes the psychological aspects can be a determining factor in a race. Lance gave the look....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,543
Posted By Gawain

Apparently it is perfectly ok for the pros to do...

Apparently it is perfectly ok for the pros to do it on the Koppenberg:
http://fr.youtube.com/watch?v=nmkC2FynBkU
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-08, 06:21 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,400
Posted By Gawain

Who are the French? Are they some kind of cheese...

Who are the French? Are they some kind of cheese eating, beret wearing coallition living in a country we can't even locate on the map?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By Gawain

Thank you guys for the helpful answers. I will...

Thank you guys for the helpful answers. I will probably go with FSA.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-08, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By Gawain

36 is pretty good in my case and should solve the...

36 is pretty good in my case and should solve the issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-08, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By Gawain

Low stack height stem

Hi all,

A question provoked by a slightly too short fork steerer:
Can anyone recommend a low stack height stem, ideally with a 110mm length and 0 to 6 degrees angle?

Thanks in advance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Gawain

Why this avatar Surferbruce? Are you originally...

Why this avatar Surferbruce? Are you originally from the south west of France?
07-17-08, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By Gawain

Thanks for the clear answer. Now, how can you...

Thanks for the clear answer. Now, how can you tell in which phase of your recovery you are?
07-14-08, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By Gawain

Can someone explain overcompensation and recovery?

HI,

Among the phenomena which take place during training, overcompensation and the way it works seems to be the one I find the less inormation about. Can anyone please explain what are the things...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Gawain

Oh yeah, it seems that this single speed/fixed...

Oh yeah, it seems that this single speed/fixed gear thing is really spreading in contemporary art. Below is a piece by Jonathan Monk who often uses bicycles in his installations.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Gawain

Nice, this makes me think that if we looked...

Nice, this makes me think that if we looked iclosely at Tinguely's sculptures, we could probably find some pieces coming from bicycles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Gawain

http://www.poster.net/leger-fernand/leger-fernand-...

http://www.poster.net/leger-fernand/leger-fernand-le-cycliste-1948-2632022.jpg

Fernand Léger, Le Cycliste
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Gawain

Nice one, I had never heard of this song and its...

Nice one, I had never heard of this song and its story.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Gawain

http://www.insecula.com/Photos/00/00/06/60/ME00000...

http://www.insecula.com/Photos/00/00/06/60/ME0000066081_3.JPG
http://www.insecula.com/Photos/00/00/06/60/ME0000066085_3.JPG
http://www.insecula.com/Photos/00/00/06/60/ME0000066077_3.JPG

Claes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Gawain

http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/irvinem/visuala...

http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/irvinem/visualarts/Image-Library/Duchamp/Duchmap-readymades1.jpg
Duchamp's bicycle wheel ready made
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