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03-09-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Owner

I never paid attention to the torque numbers...

I never paid attention to the torque numbers before, but when I checked just now, my numbers are not nearly that consistent, even for similar types of rides and workouts. The peaks seem to range...
03-08-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,319
Posted By Owner

Happy birthday, Ron!

Happy birthday, Ron!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Owner

Crap. I have a race on Sunday, too. I guess I'm...

Crap. I have a race on Sunday, too. I guess I'm off to find a Cannondale dealer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Owner

Loose pedal inserts in carbon cranks - repairable or toast?

I have Cannondale Carbon Si cranks, and I noticed today that both pedals seemed loose in the cranks. When I went to tighten the pedals, I discovered that the pedals are tight, but the metal inserts...
03-02-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,223
Posted By Owner

Congratulations on the win and the upgrade! ...

Congratulations on the win and the upgrade! That's a badass win -- serious pain for the last 1K. Can you post your power for that final 1K?
03-02-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Owner

I love these reports with photos. Really adds to...

I love these reports with photos. Really adds to the "like being there" factor for the reader! I hope to try this event one of these Sundays.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,780
Posted By Owner

The Cannibal writes like Bigfoot. ...

The Cannibal writes like Bigfoot.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/0452286859/ref=sib_dp_pop_sup?ie=UTF8&p=random#reader-link
02-20-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,655
Posted By Owner

Hmm, he's been having ISP problems for a while,...

Hmm, he's been having ISP problems for a while, so it might be that. Can you PM me the email address you have for him? I can also call him and let him know what's going on.
02-19-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,655
Posted By Owner

Hi Henry, I'm signed up for E4, circuit and crit....

Hi Henry, I'm signed up for E4, circuit and crit. I also signed up for the Menlo E4 and am waitlisted for M35+ 3/4.
02-14-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,493
Posted By Owner

Those pics are wild! Very HTFU. Pizza Man,...

Those pics are wild! Very HTFU.

Pizza Man, congrats on the win! I watched quite a bit of the 35+/45+ this morning and kept hearing the announcer saying your name (not "Pizza Man" though :lol:).
02-13-09, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Owner

Cool. Thanks for posting these!

Cool. Thanks for posting these!
01-27-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,063
Posted By Owner

Really? I didn't know that was an option. Two...

Really? I didn't know that was an option. Two for the price of one, huh?

Cat 5 should still be for points, since 5's need ten points to become 4's. If you've attended all five EB's, then I...
01-27-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,063
Posted By Owner

Hey Marco, I don't know about Cherry Pie, but...

Hey Marco, I don't know about Cherry Pie, but you'll have no problems in the EB. You probably need to be more mindful of protecting your front wheel than you're used to when riding with folks you...
01-24-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,211
Posted By Owner

Congrats! Great write-up, too! I can just...

Congrats! Great write-up, too! I can just picture you guys slowing to 5mph for the final showdown.

I'm new to racing, but isn't it weird for the other guy to move left like that midway...
01-23-09, 09:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,229
Posted By Owner

Me too.

Me too.
01-20-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Owner

Oh, SNAP! :lol: (dl33, I'm also stuck in the...

Oh, SNAP! :lol: (dl33, I'm also stuck in the VCR era, and not only that, I don't have cable. But the worst thing is having to connect to the internet through my rotary phone...)
01-19-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,619
Posted By Owner

There was a woman on a rig like that at the Death...

There was a woman on a rig like that at the Death Ride. Flourescent pink panniers. I wonder if it's the same person?
01-19-09, 03:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,229
Posted By Owner

Hey Tim, we missed you out there! I think our...

Hey Tim, we missed you out there! I think our group was bigger than the first one, so if anything they were absorbed into ours. I don't know if they latched on the back or not. Mike did well,...
01-19-09, 01:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,229
Posted By Owner

I was in the second 35+ cat 5 group, with...

I was in the second 35+ cat 5 group, with Blastradius. It was a nice day, with perfect weather. My computer indicates the pace was slightly slower than last week, which is surprising since we...
01-11-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,983
Posted By Owner

Unless you're a freak of nature, you're probably...

Unless you're a freak of nature, you're probably going to need some help to bridge up when they're that far in front. Bottlerocket and I tried briefly, but couldn't get any help. Maybe we BF folks...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,060
Posted By Owner

Was that a pedal strike on the curb?

Was that a pedal strike on the curb?
01-05-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 597
Posted By Owner

That actually works??? I thought 28 (Shiimano)...

That actually works??? I thought 28 (Shiimano) and 29 (Campy) were the practical max for a short cage RD.

And yes, that aluminum hub notching happens to everyone. After only a week or two with a...
01-05-09, 01:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By Owner

No, not me. I have a black and silver Cannondale...

No, not me. I have a black and silver Cannondale and didn't ask any questions. (That one sounds a little weird. Was the answer, "speed up"? j/k)
01-05-09, 12:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By Owner

Hey, I thought I recognized you from some photos...

Hey, I thought I recognized you from some photos on BF! "That guy on the Bianchi looks familiar." I rode in your 35+ group, but I didn't know your name.



Tim, how did you do? I had a pretty...
01-03-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Owner

Oops, I meant "ISM," not "SMP" in my last post,...

Oops, I meant "ISM," not "SMP" in my last post, but you probably figured that out. Glad the ISM is working out for you!
12-29-08, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Owner

The nose does provide leverage and gives you...

The nose does provide leverage and gives you feedback on exactly where your bike is when you're moving around a lot, but it's not as if the SMP is one of those Spiderflex or Spongy Wonder-style seats...
12-29-08, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Owner

I went from an Adamo to an SMP on my road bike. ...

I went from an Adamo to an SMP on my road bike. I didn't notice a change in bike control.

I think the Adamo would be great for a TT setup, though I haven't ridden such a setup myself.
12-06-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Owner

The WW rule of thumb for A-D (actually A-F, but I...

The WW rule of thumb for A-D (actually A-F, but I haven't seen any E or F rides listed) is time up OLH. "D" is 25-30 minutes. http://www.westernwheelers.org/main/schedules/ride_info.htm

I hope...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,589
Posted By Owner

Nicely done.

Nicely done.
11-03-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,282
Posted By Owner

Are you out of the saddle when you're pedaling...

Are you out of the saddle when you're pedaling this fast? I can barely hit 140-150rpm in the saddle without starting to bounce off, and I think my max cadence would be even lower out of the saddle. ...
10-19-08, 12:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,620
Posted By Owner

I was just looking at some of the event photos,...

I was just looking at some of the event photos, and one of them indicates the guy ran up in 25:53. :eek: That's one bad hombre.
10-19-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,620
Posted By Owner

What's the story with the guy running behind Eric?

What's the story with the guy running behind Eric?
10-05-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,620
Posted By Owner

Thanks to the LKHC folks for putting on a nice...

Thanks to the LKHC folks for putting on a nice event. This was my first time at one of these, and it really was fun and low-key. I was a little anxious about the rolling mass start since I hadn't...
09-19-08, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Owner

Tomorrow would work for me!

Tomorrow would work for me!
09-08-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,312
Posted By Owner

That's a good picture! Almost looks like a...

That's a good picture! Almost looks like a catalog or something.

I did see one guy in a blue jersey, but I think the sleeves were gray. If you saw a guy with white armwarmers, it was most...
09-08-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,949
Posted By Owner

I'd like to do this too, if it ends up happening...

I'd like to do this too, if it ends up happening the 3rd or 4th weekend of October.
09-07-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,312
Posted By Owner

Glad you had a nice ride! Were you wearing a...

Glad you had a nice ride! Were you wearing a Livestrong jersey? I might have seen you going up 9 this morning.
09-03-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,300
Posted By Owner

That's right, we were near 280 at the time.

That's right, we were near 280 at the time.
09-03-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,300
Posted By Owner

Hmm, this very topic came up in conversation on...

Hmm, this very topic came up in conversation on my group ride just a couple hours ago, as we were going south on Foothill. My friend said that if the white limit line does not extend to the bike...
08-29-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Owner

Congratulations, Al!

Congratulations, Al!
08-09-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Owner

:lol: Good stuff!

:lol: Good stuff!
08-08-08, 12:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By Owner

Any interest in doing the Spectrum ride instead?

Any interest in doing the Spectrum ride instead?
08-04-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Owner

Western Wheelers has several rides during the...

Western Wheelers has several rides during the weekday mornings. ACTC (Almaden Cycle Touring Club, I think) also has a lot of rides. Like you, I'm in Cupertino, which seems to be in between the...
08-04-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,156
Posted By Owner

Wow, now that's a proposal. Congratulations to...

Wow, now that's a proposal. Congratulations to both of you!
07-24-08, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Owner

Yes, that's the one, stolen while my friend was...

Yes, that's the one, stolen while my friend was visiting someone at the hospital. Thanks to all for keeping an eye out!
07-23-08, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Owner

Stolen bike alert - 2008 Trek Madone 5.1

Sorry if this is the wrong place to post, but I thought it would be great if fellow BF'ers could keep an eye out as they're riding, surfing Craigslist, etc. My friend's bike was stolen in Palo Alto...
07-22-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Owner

Hi UD, do you ride every morning? I can't do...

Hi UD, do you ride every morning? I can't do tomorrow, but I'm game for Friday. I did an early morning ride up Montebello last week, and it reminded me how nice and quiet it is that time of day.
07-22-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By Owner

Any rides today (Tuesday)?

I recall hearing there's a ride that meets at The Bicycle Outfitter in Los Altos on Tuesdays at 6pm, but I couldn't find anything online to confirm that. Does anybody know if that ride is on, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Owner

The collar on my kid's tag-along is made for a...

The collar on my kid's tag-along is made for a round seatpost. If yours is the same, and your integrated seatpost doesn't have a round cross-section, like the new Madone's for example, then the...
07-08-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,424
Posted By Owner

My friend has a Smart, and he says it's a blast...

My friend has a Smart, and he says it's a blast in town, but not very pleasant on the highway. You might want to spend more than just a few minutes on the highway during your test drive, though the...
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