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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-05, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By TriDevil

I have the velocity rims and have been nothing...

I have the velocity rims and have been nothing but happy with them. Lighter and a helluva lot cheaper than ksyriums. I have bent the back rim though, I was bombing down a descent and a guy got real...
12-01-04, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By TriDevil

Cunego might be able to win the giro again but...

Cunego might be able to win the giro again but not the tour or even the vuelta unless they heavily favor climbers with just a single flat time trial. Basso is one to watch out for, again TT'ing...
11-29-04, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By TriDevil

I have had mine for a good 6 months or so. My...

I have had mine for a good 6 months or so. My computer reads out in miles. I believe either you chose during the install which units you want or there are metric and english unit computers...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-04, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By TriDevil

I found some kreitlers (sp?) on ebay for under...

I found some kreitlers (sp?) on ebay for under $150 (for now). I have heard they are a reputable company. Thoughts? If I had problems with them returning them for service might be hard/impossible...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-04, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By TriDevil

Are you able to get out of the saddle with...

Are you able to get out of the saddle with rollers? I assume it will take sometime to get comfortable on them but once I am is that out of the question? I tried it on the trainer I was on and felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-04, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By TriDevil

Anybody take their trainer/rollers to races? ...

Anybody take their trainer/rollers to races? Which one is easier to haul around? Do rollers go through tires quicker like trainers do?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-04, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By TriDevil

Rollers v Trainer

As it is raining here in AZ I'm not going for a ride. I've been thinking about getting a trainer or rollers just so I can at least put in the miles/hours. With my school/work schedule not exactly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-04, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By TriDevil

I'd offer to help but mine's a 54cm. I have a...

I'd offer to help but mine's a 54cm. I have a giant medium with 105 sitting around. I'm thinking that would be way to small for him though right? I don't have any riding buddies that ride that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-04, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,452
Posted By TriDevil

I have a friend who has been on them for quite...

I have a friend who has been on them for quite some time. Probably within a few pounds of you and I haven't heard him complain about them. He hits bumps when we ride together and like I said he has...
09-17-04, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By TriDevil

I loved watching the Vuelta last year. The...

I loved watching the Vuelta last year. The spanish climbers always excite the race. Watching heras attack is a study in climbing at its finest. Reading the cyclingnews feed I can just imagine...
09-15-04, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By TriDevil

I went ahead and wrote the cyclingnews team. I'm...

I went ahead and wrote the cyclingnews team. I'm almost positive this isn't a sponsorship issue in any way, shape or form. My question is why would you switch shoes throughout the season. Seems at...
09-13-04, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By TriDevil

Due to my class schedule I can only ride monday,...

Due to my class schedule I can only ride monday, tues,thur,sat. I did an easy spin today. I'll do some sprints on tues to keep the legs going, then on thur I'll go over to some hills to see how I...
09-12-04, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By TriDevil

Landis' Shoes

Anyone notice Floyd never seems to wear the same shoes? I have seen him in both models of the carbon soled shimano shoes, now I was just looking at some pics from the vuelta and it looks like he's...
09-12-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By TriDevil

First Race Questions

Alright, I'm doing my first race on the 19th. A 20 mile hill climb time trial, Mt. Graham. I just climbed it last week, labor day, so I know what to expect. Ideally I would have souted it out more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-04, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By TriDevil

any small noise on my bike and I start assuming...

any small noise on my bike and I start assuming the worst. As soon as the ride is over I am checking out my bike to find out where the noise was coming from and how to stop it. On my group rides it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-04, 10:03 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,950
Posted By TriDevil

I just did mt. graham on monday. 20 miles...

I just did mt. graham on monday. 20 miles uphill, switchbacks, average grade of over 6%, 5400 feet of climbing, max of 13% at some points, maybe .5 miles of level or slightly downhill. I did in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-04, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By TriDevil

It really is nice. Nice black finish with a fade...

It really is nice. Nice black finish with a fade to carbon in the middle of the tubes. A great bike all around. I love mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-04, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By TriDevil

My new wheels are fantastic. They are nice,...

My new wheels are fantastic. They are nice, stiff, light, and best of all, no one else has them!!!
There are plenty of good routes to do around here. Our local mountain, South Mountain, is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-04, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By TriDevil

Yeah, I had some pretty bad experiences with my...

Yeah, I had some pretty bad experiences with my rear wheel. The front was fine. Not the lightest. When I sent my rear wheel in my friend loaned me a mavic cosmos I think it was. I didn't realize...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,749
Posted By TriDevil

Going up a section of 10% is going to hurt you no...

Going up a section of 10% is going to hurt you no matter the gear you are in. Personally I have a double with a 12-25 in back. I can make it up everything in that 25 so far. Most of my climbing up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By TriDevil

I ride it and I love it. There is no catch. ...

I ride it and I love it. There is no catch. Most people, myself included, don't like the saddle but that is all personal preference. I didn't care for the wheels, I had a lot of trouble with them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-04, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By TriDevil

I'm pretty sure it's dura ace AX. Some kind of...

I'm pretty sure it's dura ace AX. Some kind of aero group shimano made in the 80's. Honestly doesn't look aero to me or that it could actually save seconds over regular brakes but hey, I'm no lance...
08-03-04, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By TriDevil

Just got off the phone with mike garcia. Turns...

Just got off the phone with mike garcia. Turns out a couple of the hubs weren't being greased from the factory so he has started checking them all before he builds them up. He just started this...
08-02-04, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By TriDevil

I don't have a car so no I don't whine about...

I don't have a car so no I don't whine about that. Like I said, I have never dealt with hubs like this. My other wheels were shimano sealed bearings, I was used to just riding and knowing they...
08-02-04, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By TriDevil

It just seems way too soon to be dealing with hub...

It just seems way too soon to be dealing with hub issues in my eyes. So I'm going to need to repack the bearings alost every other month? That seems ridiculous. Granted I don't know too much about...
08-01-04, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By TriDevil

Saddle Tilt

How does one go about tilting the saddle up or down? The only adjustments I can easily see how to make is the fore/aft one. My seatpost has two bolts if that makes a difference.
08-01-04, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By TriDevil

I didn't notice that, do you mean kloden's...

I didn't notice that, do you mean kloden's champion of germany kit?
08-01-04, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By TriDevil

My 4 month old hub is getting overhauled!

I had been having problems with my cassette wobbling plus going up a mountain at the end of the group ride today there was this horrible metal grinding metal sound. I take it in to my lbs and the...
07-31-04, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By TriDevil

Anyone think the appearance of DiLuca will...

Anyone think the appearance of DiLuca will increase the chance of hincapie going elsewhere? I guess george would be the leader for the cobbled classics, and di luca in the ardennes? I too think...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-04, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By TriDevil

Before you get all the people saying 'why didn't...

Before you get all the people saying 'why didn't you take him out to dinner and discuss the events with him and see what his inner emotions were during the encounter...blah blah blah' let me just say...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-04, 11:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,943
Posted By TriDevil

#999. The Vuelta should be really good this...

#999. The Vuelta should be really good this year. Sounds as if Tyler will be riding it. Surely they would show a major American GC contender going for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-04, 12:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,859
Posted By TriDevil

Bob Roll can be played by Will Ferrel! Both of...

Bob Roll can be played by Will Ferrel! Both of them are crazy and no matter what Ferrel does it is hilarious. Danny Devito could play rudy pevenage, short bald guy. Dolph Lundgren, the russian...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-04, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By TriDevil

I have chamois butt'r actually. Won't ride...

I have chamois butt'r actually. Won't ride without it now. My XO has the gel insert. It just seems like a crappy low end seat companies throw on the bikes. I don't even know if I've ever seen...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-04, 08:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,166
Posted By TriDevil

scattante cfr carbon with full ultegra, 1500$ or...

scattante cfr carbon with full ultegra, 1500$ or 1300$ if it's on sale
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-04, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By TriDevil

I have the sella italia xo right now, been riding...

I have the sella italia xo right now, been riding on it since september. I go through spells where I will start getting a saddle sore, so I neosporin the crap out of it. Then the saddle just plain...
07-27-04, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By TriDevil

You work with BUFFs?!?! Sweeeeetttt! I have some...

You work with BUFFs?!?! Sweeeeetttt! I have some friends that just got stationed there at Barksdale AFB. I'm an air force brat by the way, my dad is still in. Nice to know Uncle Sam is helping out...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By TriDevil

I have considered the arione, but like you said...

I have considered the arione, but like you said it is a more pricier option. The supergo near me had that saddle on the wall I think. I remember seeing the aireon saddles. The newest ad for them...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By TriDevil

Aireon Saddles and Sella Italia SLR

I'm looking for a new saddle and supergo has some ones I'm going to look at of this brand, aireon for 25$. Which is better if I don't like it then spending 80$ or more on a sella italia or san...
07-27-04, 09:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,061
Posted By TriDevil

All I can say is the first tour without armstrong...

All I can say is the first tour without armstrong is going to be a wild fight. Everyone will see the top step of the podium as up for grabs. I like landis too, I think he could probably definetly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,753
Posted By TriDevil

What's that black thing on the left crank arm? ...

What's that black thing on the left crank arm? That doesn't look good. I too like the DA10 crank better. The finish seems to me to make the whole group plastic like and cheap looking. Reminds me...
07-25-04, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By TriDevil

[QUOTE=TriDevil]Azevedo is obviously the better...

[QUOTE=TriDevil]Azevedo is obviously the better time trialer[QUOTE]

I don't see how he's any better. Landis did better today and the prolougue. Azevedo did better on the l'Alpe d'Huez TT, but they...
07-25-04, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,164
Posted By TriDevil

I'm waiting for the classics to kick back into...

I'm waiting for the classics to kick back into action. Definetly want to see the cricket, bettini, try and win some one. It would be really awesome if rebellin, well rested, could peak again and...
07-24-04, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By TriDevil

But is Landis too young and raw still? Obviously...

But is Landis too young and raw still? Obviously his climbing skills and time trialing are coming up and are pretty good. But can he use them every time the road turns way up or when the clock...
07-24-04, 02:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,453
Posted By TriDevil

One year on the 7-11 team he was the top placed...

One year on the 7-11 team he was the top placed american finisher for the team, 63rd I think. That was a question on OLN. I honestly like bob. He's gotten me laughing out loud a handful of times. ...
07-24-04, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By TriDevil

Azevedo and Landis

With the Vuelta in the future and the Tour ending I've stated thinking about who USPS is going to send as captain for the vuelta. I would love to see landis take a shot at a grand tour, I think he...
07-24-04, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By TriDevil

Phil or Paul were talking about postal being able...

Phil or Paul were talking about postal being able to possibly win the team classification with some good rides today. They also said, 'they could win it again'. Did they win it last year? I too...
07-24-04, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By TriDevil

The radio was close to his butt, it looked like...

The radio was close to his butt, it looked like the size of a deck of playing cards or so. The major hump right in the middle of his spine is just a natural thing he has. I have heard about it a...
07-23-04, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By TriDevil

dede barry always catches my eye

dede barry always catches my eye
07-23-04, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By TriDevil

This occurs while I am pedaling. I am kind of...

This occurs while I am pedaling. I am kind of worried about it because I don't want my cassette to get loose and completly screw something up. Like I said, if I shift gears around a couple times...
07-22-04, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By TriDevil

Did they finally get them? Look at this picture...

Did they finally get them? Look at this picture heras (http://grahamwatson.com/gw/imagedocs.nsf/updateframesetcall?openform&04tourSt12). That's no rebadged once tcr giant carbon. There is no...
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