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Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,810
Posted By m015094

Yeah. I considered that, but Mavic doesn't sell...

Yeah. I considered that, but Mavic doesn't sell Ksyrium rims alone. At least, that's what the bike shop told me. So I replaced it with an Ultegra/OpenProCD.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,810
Posted By m015094

Well, it lasted about a year and 1,000 miles...

Well, it lasted about a year and 1,000 miles since I mainly used another set. But, ultimately the rim cracked, but not at the site of the dent, but about 120 from it. ...
01-16-13, 12:11 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,085
Posted By m015094

Weird this thread came along now. I was just...

Weird this thread came along now. I was just cleaning this off this weekend and I forgot how much I like it. 1997 De Bernardi w/ Athena (Record FD for some reason). The paint sucks and has chipped...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-13, 02:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,359
Posted By m015094

291972 I just set up one of these in the living...

291972
I just set up one of these in the living room. No helmet required.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,851
Posted By m015094

The only thing I hate about bibs is if the straps...

The only thing I hate about bibs is if the straps are too long.
Forum: Commuting
07-05-12, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By m015094

Oh, I thought you meant this ...

Oh, I thought you meant this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARh-B1J0Nj4)roadside swag.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 05:31 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,813
Posted By m015094

What's a 30-40mm clincher? Is that a wheel that...

What's a 30-40mm clincher? Is that a wheel that is 30mm depth in some places and 40 in others?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 05:30 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,813
Posted By m015094

Rob, You're correct, the bike industry is...

Rob,

You're correct, the bike industry is hard to get into with minimal margins initially. But how about this? Hire a trusted wheel builder to help you and pay him on scale - for every set of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By m015094

Brawndo has electrolytes.

Brawndo has electrolytes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,813
Posted By m015094

Here's a little internet tip for those of you...

Here's a little internet tip for those of you claiming he never replied: check your junk email folder.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,874
Posted By m015094

Can I ask what exactly is wrong with your current...

Can I ask what exactly is wrong with your current wheels that you wouldn't use them for training?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-12, 04:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,874
Posted By m015094

Nashbar has the old version of the Ksyrium Equipe...

Nashbar has the old version of the Ksyrium Equipe for $240 right now. I had a pair of 2012 Kysrium Elites that I got cheap ($550). They were great until I destroyed them in a crash. Sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,377,844
Posted By m015094

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s44/m015094/DSC...

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s44/m015094/DSCN1010.jpg
03-21-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,970
Posted By m015094

I think I might have messed up my Campy Athena...

I think I might have messed up my Campy Athena (1997) square taper bottom crank (left crankarm) by riding on it while loose. I'd didn't ride the bike much and didn't have the 8mm allen wrench with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,108
Posted By m015094

I had already shifted about 10 seconds prior,...

I had already shifted about 10 seconds prior, turned a corner onto my street (which is slightly uphill) and then BAM. I was going slow - probably less than 10 mph. The only thing I can think of is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,108
Posted By m015094

Here's my really craptastic story about not using...

Here's my really craptastic story about not using a dork disc. This past week I was returning from a ride and I was literally a couple hundred feet from my apartment. I was in the small ring...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-12, 12:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,925
Posted By m015094

Did you at least pet it and say goodbye? ...

Did you at least pet it and say goodbye?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Nn0UkdDArM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,810
Posted By m015094

Well, I got some 150 grit sand paper and went to...

Well, I got some 150 grit sand paper and went to town on it. It's not perfect by far, but it doesn't give me the bucking broncho effect that was going on when it first happened. I'll let you know...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,810
Posted By m015094

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-12, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,810
Posted By m015094

Awesome. I'm glad I found this thread. I was...

Awesome. I'm glad I found this thread. I was using a spare Ksyrium Elite on my commuter bike and had a run in with a taxi cab. The rim has a nice gouge in it and I was wondering what I could do to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,095,267
Posted By m015094

I don't know. The Leopard-Trek Bontrager wheels...

I don't know. The Leopard-Trek Bontrager wheels are pretty clean looking.
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But, I think that the "Shepard...
12-22-11, 12:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,308
Posted By m015094

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s44/m015094/DSC...

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s44/m015094/DSCN0909.jpg

Stolen. I hate bike thieves.
12-22-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 1,011,933
Posted By m015094

Ah, the GWB in the background. I'm glad the...

Ah, the GWB in the background. I'm glad the weather hasn't been crappy yet. Last year I barely rode outside during the winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 59,460
Posted By m015094

I thought maybe I had posted my Scattante here...

I thought maybe I had posted my Scattante here before, but I guess not, so here it goes:
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s44/m015094/Dscn0618.jpg

This was purchased at the Supergo store in...
11-17-11, 05:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

This was in reference to comments about how...

This was in reference to comments about how stolen bikes in NYC usually end up in the hands of the illegal immigrant delivery guys. So, yeah, it's about bikes.

Try to keep up.
11-14-11, 04:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

Probably talking about this in San Jose a couple...

Probably talking about this in San Jose a couple of weeks ago:

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2011/10/31/san-jose-man-finds-stolen-bike-posted-for-sale-on-craigslist/

I got a stolen bike...
11-12-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

This happened recently: ...

This happened recently: http://jaysonelliot.com/blog/2011/11/10/i-caught-a-bicycle-thief/

And guess who the thief sold the bike to. Yep, delivery guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-11, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,308
Posted By m015094

It looks like he's trying to sell the frame on...

It looks like he's trying to sell the frame on eBay. He's also swapping around parts - a clear sign that the bike is hot. Look at the floor in the pics - the same as the pic at the beginning of the...
10-12-11, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,401
Posted By m015094

Last year, this bike was $1200 on JensonUSA...

Last year, this bike was $1200 on JensonUSA (currently listed as$1350, but was being sold for $1650 at the time).

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/BI275C08-Focus+Cayo+105+Bike+10.aspx

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,996
Posted By m015094

Doesn't Di2 have a partially matte finish? I...

Doesn't Di2 have a partially matte finish? I don't think you're supposed put wax on matte finishes.
09-30-11, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By m015094

I've watched that video like 100 times. I'm...

I've watched that video like 100 times. I'm suprised at the lack of # of views considering how awesome of a video it is. It makes me sad that my mountain bikes are parked in a garage in Connecticut...
09-27-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By m015094

JensonUSA posted this on their Facebook page. I...

JensonUSA posted this on their Facebook page. I love it. Great riding and great music - all in HD.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp36TCXGa7g
09-24-11, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By m015094

Yeah, if you're happy with numb hands from having...

Yeah, if you're happy with numb hands from having to much weight leaning forward.
09-08-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By m015094

I always considered these GPS things (especially...

I always considered these GPS things (especially the ones where you cannot see a map to get direction) kind of as a gimmick and a fun thing to play with. Now, I'll have to consider actually getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-11, 07:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,851
Posted By m015094

Mavic Comete Full Discs

When I was racing in college in the late 90's, we used to ADD weights to the time trial disc wheels. It was actually a feature in the Mavic Comete.

Some one posted pictures...
Forum: Northeast
08-24-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,127
Posted By m015094

In New York State...

In New York State (http://ypdcrime.com/penal.law/article155.htm), it's only grand larceny (a felony) if the value of the item is over $1000. Otherwise, it's petty theft (misdemeanor).

When my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,398
Posted By m015094

The whole point of the "original owner" clause in...

The whole point of the "original owner" clause in most warranties is not to screw a second buyer, but rather to prevent multiple claims on the same broken item. For example, I claim a warranty on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,952
Posted By m015094

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z1fSpZNXhU ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z1fSpZNXhU

This guy doesn't seem to be having a problem with his road bike rims and tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By m015094

Igor Kenk...

Igor Kenk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Kenk) has been out of jail since March 2010. Maybe he's up to his old shenanigans again.

I think it's time for bikers to start doing sting operations.
Forum: Northeast
08-11-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By m015094

What are you, an 8 year old?

What are you, an 8 year old?
08-08-11, 08:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

See my post from August 1st and apologize.

See my post from August 1st and apologize.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,809
Posted By m015094

I'm actually impressed that you went 300 miles...

I'm actually impressed that you went 300 miles (on multiple rides I'm assuming) without having to re-inflate the tires.
08-01-11, 03:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

And NYC is a sanctuary city...

And NYC is a sanctuary city (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanctuary_city) which means Bloomberg and Kelly have told the NYPD not to inquire about the immigration status of those fined/arrested. But,...
08-01-11, 02:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

Yet another person who doesn't live in NYC and...

Yet another person who doesn't live in NYC and thinks he knows how it works here. Read any cycling related blog about NYC and you'll soon read that the cops are targeting mostly recreational...
07-28-11, 06:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

As a a former restaurant employee, I have...

As a a former restaurant employee, I have absolute knowledge that 90% of the delivery guys (at least here in NYC) are paid under the table because they are illegal immigrants and are riding stolen...
07-28-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

You don't quite get it. Come to NYC and I'll...

You don't quite get it. Come to NYC and I'll show what I'm talking about. Most of the delivery guys here have bikes that are masked in tape, spray-painted, and have the serial numbers ground off. ...
07-27-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,389
Posted By m015094

I hate bike thieves. I had my new bike stolen in...

I hate bike thieves. I had my new bike stolen in late March. Here's the story:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/723391-First-day-I-ride-to-school-and-my-new-bike-is-STOLEN!!!!!...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 03:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,258
Posted By m015094

Rebuttele

Ok, so here is the rebuttal to my original post. I thank everyone who had opinions on this- either for me or against me.

I'd like to share some info that I gained after this all went down. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,258
Posted By m015094

I hit a biker today while driving

I am in the process of moving apartments in Manhattan and needed to rent a 10 ft UHaul truck. While returning the truck I was driving on a 4 lane (2 on each side) with parking on the side. It was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 18,374
Posted By m015094

BTW, just so I'm not misinterpreted, I use BOTH...

BTW, just so I'm not misinterpreted, I use BOTH reflectors AND a rear facing red light and front facing white light while I'm riding at night. I only need blinking lights for my safety and not the...
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