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11-20-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,258,615
Posted By crispy010

Was gonna go for a ride today, but I'm really...

Was gonna go for a ride today, but I'm really tired. Haven't been sleeping well because I haven't been riding, which means I'm too tired to ride.... ugh
11-20-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By crispy010

seconded.

seconded.
11-19-09, 10:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,110
Posted By crispy010

New software is fine, but please do something...

New software is fine, but please do something about the new UI. Yes, it's pretty and shiny. But the functionality is a huge step backwards, and it's much harder on my eyes for some reason. I don't...
11-18-09, 02:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,374
Posted By crispy010

What about holding the bars near the stem and...

What about holding the bars near the stem and tucking your elbows back under your body? There was a track racer or two that used this position, can't find a pic now cuz it's 3 am and I should be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,534
Posted By crispy010

Pics?

Pics?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 21,166
Posted By crispy010

Yes. Freshman year of college, tweaked my...

Yes.

Freshman year of college, tweaked my handlebar setup on my commuter (which changed the mass distribution), rolling down a short hill to a stop light, got on the brakes too hard and went over...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By crispy010

This is a form of protest that there are not...

This is a form of protest that there are not enough bike racks installed :)
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By crispy010

I would LOVE to know what rims and pads you are...

I would LOVE to know what rims and pads you are using.

In my experience, even the best pad compounds on the best-adjusted brakes will take at least 3 wheel revolutions to scrub the water off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By crispy010

Mine hasn't killed me yet. Don't be stupid when...

Mine hasn't killed me yet. Don't be stupid when you put the bike together and you'll be okay.
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,541
Posted By crispy010

A well-designed combined cycle powerplant can...

A well-designed combined cycle powerplant can approach 60% thermal efficiency. A normal car engine is usually about 25% - 30% thermally efficient. A small two-stroke motor will be less than 25%.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,541
Posted By crispy010

I'm gonna call BS on his "fully patented" line. ...

I'm gonna call BS on his "fully patented" line. People have been putting 2 stroke engines on bicycles for years, usually with kits imported from China. Sure he's got a fancy frame he welded...
Forum: Foo
11-16-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,002
Posted By crispy010

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/27/5th_Honda_Civic_sedan.jpg/800px-5th_Honda_Civic_sedan.jpg


1992 - 1995 Honda Civic.

An amazing car: gets 40 mpg on the highway, moves...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,552
Posted By crispy010

Post a pic of the inside of one of the crankarms,...

Post a pic of the inside of one of the crankarms, where it would fit onto the BB.

If it's an octalink, most bike shops still carry them and will sell you one for about $20 or so.

Oh, and this...
11-16-09, 07:46 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,598,704
Posted By crispy010

I have the same problem with my rear fender on my...

I have the same problem with my rear fender on my commuter. I haven't drilled it because I sometimes move the fenders to my road bike.
11-16-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,758
Posted By crispy010

I hate you already :) joke, it's...

I hate you already :)





joke, it's a joke... geez
11-16-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,258,615
Posted By crispy010

^ Same. I've got so much schoolwork piling up...

^ Same. I've got so much schoolwork piling up this week I'll be lucky to sneak a ride in Wednesday. You got ride plans for Sunday? I will try to join if you do - I've missed riding in a group.
11-16-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,733
Posted By crispy010

My opinion, and this could be totally wrong, but...

My opinion, and this could be totally wrong, but here goes...

If this guy is just now getting into cycling at 50+ years old, he's gonna get his clock cleaned if he races with his age group. The...
11-16-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,258,615
Posted By crispy010

I don't really know. The weather was nice and I...

I don't really know. The weather was nice and I was feeling pretty good, and my legs had that twitchy under-exercised feeling to them I haven't felt in a while, so I said 'screw it, I'm gonna go for...
11-16-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,258,615
Posted By crispy010

Finally on the bike again! I've been fighting...

Finally on the bike again! I've been fighting some weird combination of overtraining, possibly a virus, possibly thyroid issues, then chronic fatigue since mid-August. Rode zero miles in October,...
11-16-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,374
Posted By crispy010

I think I'm just gonna ride the TTs in the drops....

I think I'm just gonna ride the TTs in the drops. That gets my back the lowest; my arms are pretty far apart but I think lowering my torso frontal area will make more of a difference.

Oh well.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By crispy010

Oh god this thread title sounds so dirty.

Oh god this thread title sounds so dirty.
Forum: Foo
10-17-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,937
Posted By crispy010

Guess they're so magical they don't make tire...

Guess they're so magical they don't make tire noise? :eek:
Forum: Foo
10-17-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By crispy010

wow, that was well done.

wow, that was well done.
Forum: Foo
10-17-09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By crispy010

Luddite: I agree with you on the bed part, but I...

Luddite: I agree with you on the bed part, but I disagree with the rest. I'm no expert in dog behavior, but I didn't see any aggressive behavior towards the woman - what I saw was the dog reacting...
Forum: Foo
10-17-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By crispy010

that first one is profoundly disturbing to me for...

that first one is profoundly disturbing to me for some reason.
Forum: Foo
10-16-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By crispy010

14 years old is OLD for a dog that size. Wow.

14 years old is OLD for a dog that size. Wow.
Forum: Foo
10-16-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By crispy010

Unless you're careful I think you're going to...

Unless you're careful I think you're going to lose fidelity - that's a lot of splits. Be careful with your connections, keep the lengths as short as possible, and use shielded cable and you may come...
10-16-09, 09:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,520
Posted By crispy010

In the ACCC, D1 and D2 schools race alongside...

In the ACCC, D1 and D2 schools race alongside each other but are scored separately. What sucks is school size has very little to do with the caliber of the team. The conference scoring should...
10-16-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,520
Posted By crispy010

Antipopular: If this is your first or second year...

Antipopular: If this is your first or second year in the sport, just ride lots. Don't try to follow a highly structured training plan, you'll just burn out.

Collegiate teams are a great way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By crispy010

There is no better way to build base than...

There is no better way to build base than touring. You'll be fine. If you're touring in the middle of the season, throwing some intensity workouts into your tour might be a good idea if you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By crispy010

The frames don't look like Leader frames to my...

The frames don't look like Leader frames to my eye, and I ride one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By crispy010

Hamstrings and back muscles are connected. ...

Hamstrings and back muscles are connected. Stretching both of these muscle groups will make you more flexible.

Last winter I inverted the stem on my road bike, which dropped my bars a fair...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By crispy010

His son used to race on our team, and had a...

His son used to race on our team, and had a couple of his dad's bikes. The frames are truly works of art - I'd be afraid to ride one in a group.
Forum: Foo
10-15-09, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By crispy010

winnar!

winnar!
Forum: Foo
10-15-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By crispy010

Damn that thing is ugly! Someone put it out of...

Damn that thing is ugly! Someone put it out of its misery.
10-15-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,258,615
Posted By crispy010

Misery loves company! :) Seriously tho,...

Misery loves company! :)

Seriously tho, stay out of this nasty weather we're having. And get well soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,968
Posted By crispy010

Rear Conti GP 4000s lasted about 4000 miles. ...

Rear Conti GP 4000s lasted about 4000 miles. Rider weight is approx 150 lbs, no gravel roads but a lot of chip seal. Front tire that was put on at the same time shows no wear at all, will probably...
Forum: Foo
10-15-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,640
Posted By crispy010

The older the car is the more critical it becomes...

The older the car is the more critical it becomes to know who was taking care of it, and how well. Like jcaaclimber, I have a 15 year-old car that still runs like a top. I am comfortable driving...
Forum: Foo
10-15-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By crispy010

hehe, the Liger has little tiny back legs. They...

hehe, the Liger has little tiny back legs. They make me LOL
Forum: Foo
10-15-09, 05:34 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 9,774
Posted By crispy010

This thread is still here?

This thread is still here?
Forum: Foo
10-14-09, 05:43 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 9,774
Posted By crispy010

In before the move.

In before the move.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-09, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By crispy010

I don't know about riding 60+ miles but as a gag...

I don't know about riding 60+ miles but as a gag I think you're fine. Just be careful, especially if you're riding in a group.
10-13-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By crispy010

Racer Ex, that was brilliant.

Racer Ex, that was brilliant.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By crispy010

If your BB is loose standing on the pedals feels...

If your BB is loose standing on the pedals feels VERY interesting :eek:

I'm not implying that's the difference, it's just an observation. But a loose or improperly adjusted headset could also...
Forum: Foo
10-13-09, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By crispy010

Wonder how long they'll keep...

Wonder how long they'll keep...
Forum: Foo
10-13-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By crispy010

I don't think I'm getting one either. I like...

I don't think I'm getting one either. I like what someone said, just put some that money toward another team kit, which is cooler looking and means more to you personally anyway.
10-13-09, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,258,615
Posted By crispy010

My thyroid has decided it hates me.

My thyroid has decided it hates me.
Forum: Foo
10-12-09, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,182
Posted By crispy010

In before Siu smashes this thread to little tiny...

In before Siu smashes this thread to little tiny bits. :D
Forum: Foo
10-12-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By crispy010

More hardener does not necessarily correlate with...

More hardener does not necessarily correlate with a harder final product or a faster cure time. Too much or too little hardener will result in a rubbery final product.
Forum: Foo
10-12-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By crispy010

Do a small batch without the sawdust to see if...

Do a small batch without the sawdust to see if this is your problem. I doubt it is, but I suppose it's possible. You can use pretty much anything as an epoxy filler without problems - glass...
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