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12-04-07, 01:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,931
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

Fogging is devilish to solve. As a skier I...

Fogging is devilish to solve.

As a skier I realized back in high school that eyeglasses just weren't going to cut it, but going to contact lenses isn't the total solution. Anyone that has skied...
12-01-07, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,372
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

Performance triflex tights used to come in a bib,...

Performance triflex tights used to come in a bib, I have two pair but they discontinued the bib style last time I checked. I'm 6'2" and around 175lb in the winter, the addidas aren't the best fit but...
11-26-07, 11:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,234
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

The thing about really really cold weather is...

The thing about really really cold weather is that its pretty unlikely the wind will blow when it gets down below -40F, the reason it gets to -40F is that some super cold air is stalled and sits in...
11-21-07, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,793
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I can't remember, something typically REI like...

I can't remember, something typically REI like "sedonas" or "chinooks", asian in origin, ski/boarding gear.

I did the big search a few minutes ago and obviously they don't make this glove combo...
11-18-07, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,793
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

go to REI.com and look for a pair of these: ...

go to REI.com and look for a pair of these:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/IMG_1092sm.jpg

They have a fleece-lined shell with a removeable synthetic inner glove, synthetic...
11-18-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,286
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

swapped wheels back in late september, studs...

swapped wheels back in late september, studs won't come off now until at least late March unless something really unusual happens.

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/DSC06364fx.jpg
11-18-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 398,042
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/D...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/DSC06361fx.jpg
11-02-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,036
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I have found substantial benefits with going at...

I have found substantial benefits with going at least one size larger.Tight fitting shoes contribute significantly to cold problems. Personally I don't like the way loose fitting shoes feel but I...
10-31-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,974
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I'll chime-in once more with some random thoughts...

I'll chime-in once more with some random thoughts on the "ideal". Anchorage is definitely a challenge for winter commuting, the MUT's are just hilarious after a couple of freeze-thaw cycles and giant...
10-31-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

Those are "Gator" neoprene booties over a pair of...

Those are "Gator" neoprene booties over a pair of Lake mtb shoes, this is my standard combination down to about 5 F.
10-13-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

1. you can try riding them inflated to 65 psi,...

1. you can try riding them inflated to 65 psi, let me know how it works out the first time you try turning on some ice.

2. If you reread the post I was comparing them to Innova winter studs....
Forum: Foo
10-13-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

The bicycle club

Years ago when I first arrived in southern California to go to school I got right back into road riding. I would notice on one of my routes this one building that always had a a bunch of bicycles...
10-13-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

New Boots

With my newly-wed status (April) I had to expand the bike fleet X1 and what were my commuter wheels and studs went on the wife's bike. It was a perfect excuse to make up a new set of wheels for the...
09-05-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 15,722
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

incorrect the temps are in C. but...

incorrect

the temps are in C.

but anyone can check the numbers here:

http://www.climate.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/Welcome_e.html

where even a simpleton like yourself could discover that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 11:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,774
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

mine actually agreed to a prenuptial clause, 1 ...

mine actually agreed to a prenuptial clause, 1 new bike per year but never more than 3 in the total inventory.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,875
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

"afterbirth" might be more accurate. Great...

"afterbirth" might be more accurate. Great musicians though.
09-04-07, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

45 Euros each, ouch. Thats more than the studded...

45 Euros each, ouch. Thats more than the studded radials for my Subaru.
09-03-07, 09:25 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 15,722
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I would like to know where this is too. ...

I would like to know where this is too.






REALITY CHECK

I think I posted this last winter, as far as I know we haven't broken any of these records but I'll check into it:
09-03-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

The Nokian website used to list a 700c tire that...

The Nokian website used to list a 700c tire that was more the extreme tread pattern and had more studs than the Hak, I've never seen a pair in person (in North or South America at least). Peter White...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-07, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

:roflmao: I love hearing s**t like this.

:roflmao:

I love hearing s**t like this.
09-02-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I'm building a new set of wheels, Velocity...

I'm building a new set of wheels, Velocity Aeroheads with an OC rear on Dura Ace 9 speed hubs, Sapim spokes. They will be shod with a fresh set of Nokians (If I can find them). My only real riding...
09-02-07, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,191
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

personally I think the whole low-spoke count...

personally I think the whole low-spoke count wheel-system thing is the worst hoax ever foisted on the cycling community. If you don't pay for your wheels (ie sposored racer with support) I suppose...
08-30-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,974
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

The last I heard Simon was out of the snowcat...

The last I heard Simon was out of the snowcat business but I'll ask him next time I see him.

My recommendation for the perfect alaska ice/crap/road frame is a redline conquest. They are not...
07-25-07, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I still see some Liberty Seguros stuff showing up...

I still see some Liberty Seguros stuff showing up on ebay, I'd really like one of those.
07-25-07, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

someone once said that there is no such thing as...

someone once said that there is no such thing as bad publicity.
07-25-07, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,499
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

FWIW I was never suspicious of Ras until the last...

FWIW I was never suspicious of Ras until the last TT.

It seems pretty clear that the hallmark of monkey-business is back-to-back consistant high performances on mountain stages.
07-25-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,782
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

wow, I was AFTC all day and suddenly. . .I"M WAY...

wow, I was AFTC all day and suddenly. . .I"M WAY AHEAD IN THE LETOUR FANTASY GAME!!!!!!!

:beer:

interesting times
07-25-07, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I've always been a big fan of domestiques. This...

I've always been a big fan of domestiques. This isn't the end.
07-24-07, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I though you were talking about this Vick: ...

I though you were talking about this Vick:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/vick.jpg
07-24-07, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,517
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I wonder if Vino's case will have any merit based...

I wonder if Vino's case will have any merit based on the previous weeks events: open wounds and medical procedures? I'll have to ask my wife (the doctor in the house) about it but it seems a little...
07-24-07, 02:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,120
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

It is the perennial dilemma with VS/OLN. I find...

It is the perennial dilemma with VS/OLN. I find being exposed to PBR, World's-Strongest-Man competitions and WEC way more nauseating than TdF doping scandals.
07-24-07, 02:00 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 20,920
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

This is just about my position. I've really been...

This is just about my position. I've really been enjoying the Tour so much this year I totally forgot about BF. The only thing I am really concerned about is the whole witch-hunt media-circus...
07-24-07, 01:46 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 20,920
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

C'mon people, get a grip. What is a Tour without...

C'mon people, get a grip. What is a Tour without one or two doping scandals?
07-24-07, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

Thats "Taupe".

Thats "Taupe".
07-13-07, 11:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,809
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

Vino looked like the mummy today and Kloden is...

Vino looked like the mummy today and Kloden is riding with a broken tail, Contador ftw followed closely by another Disco rider
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I suppose bad QC is possible but I've switched...

I suppose bad QC is possible but I've switched chainrings around on occasion and its never made a difference. I've never tried Shimano rings on an FSA spider either, maybe someone has something...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

Lots of people complain about the shifting on FSA...

Lots of people complain about the shifting on FSA cranks and I've concluded that most of them don't work on their own bikes or know how to adjust the FD. I had a Gossamer on my Orbea 2 seasons ago...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I've had very good luck with wireless Sigmas and...

I've had very good luck with wireless Sigmas and my Garmin edge has performed flawlessly now for the 3 months I've used it. HR monitors are the weakest link, I've never had a problem with speed or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 01:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,329
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I hate Harleys more than SAABs so . . .no. ...

I hate Harleys more than SAABs so . . .no.

FWIW I've been watching the live morning coverage and then I leave it on at night after my ride. July in my house is all TDF, all the time.
07-13-07, 12:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

I think Freire needs a better leadout and Boogard...

I think Freire needs a better leadout and Boogard just isn't up to it. McEwen.
07-12-07, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

this is about the point where I don't care who...

this is about the point where I don't care who wins the day because I'm bored to tears with flat stages.
07-12-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,547
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

+1000

+1000
07-12-07, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

If you were truly a cycling enthusiast you would...

If you were truly a cycling enthusiast you would quit your job and move to the appropriate time zone.
07-12-07, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

There are dozens of reasons why the resolution...

There are dozens of reasons why the resolution could be as bad as it apparently is. It is likely to do with the fact that almost 100% of the cameras are remote wireless feeds, lots of compression....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-07, 01:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,571
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

No one is ever ready. But it doesn't matter.

No one is ever ready. But it doesn't matter.
07-12-07, 12:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

STAGE 6, July 13, Semur-en-Auxois - Bourg-en-Bresse, 199.5km

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b268/halimec05/_TDF_2007_PROFIL_600.gif
07-12-07, 12:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,547
Posted By Ernesto Schwein

Schleck.

Schleck.
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