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Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,364
Posted By clausen

This is what happens when a chain is not long...

This is what happens when a chain is not long enough to run Big Big.

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02-15-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By clausen

I'm just trying to get back to my weight from 2...

I'm just trying to get back to my weight from 2 years ago. Between a medical condition and poor diet for a little bit, the weight went on very quickly. It has been almost impossible to take off even...
02-13-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By clausen

Great blog. I have been following Peter for...

Great blog. I have been following Peter for years. Started back on the Keto at New Years. Down 15 pounds of fat so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,118
Posted By clausen

The only time I unclip right foot first is at...

The only time I unclip right foot first is at stop lights when there is a curb to put my foot on.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,118
Posted By clausen

I used the same concept when I used to play...

I used the same concept when I used to play hockey. The board or the opponents.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,273
Posted By clausen

The local specialty in Bassano del Grappa ...

The local specialty in Bassano del Grappa

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,922
Posted By clausen

Our clubs coach sells them so there are many...

Our clubs coach sells them so there are many around here. They makes nice steel and Ti frames. There carbon are from a catalog from Asia but seem good from what I've seen. The ability to choose your...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By clausen

What chain rings are you using? Going one tooth...

What chain rings are you using? Going one tooth less on your chain ring will put you more into the smoother section of the cassette. This is the main reason I run a compact 50-34 with 12-23 for most...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By clausen

Train on the 12-28. That way you have the extra...

Train on the 12-28. That way you have the extra gears to go easy when it's time to go easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,546
Posted By clausen

Subaru has the best AWD system. If had your needs...

Subaru has the best AWD system. If had your needs I would go with a Forester or use a roof rack and a Outback.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,546
Posted By clausen

Does not fit standing up in the V70. Laying down...

Does not fit standing up in the V70. Laying down bike goes in without taking wheels off.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-14, 09:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,734
Posted By clausen

I have my Colnago Master at 18.2 not going all...

I have my Colnago Master at 18.2 not going all weight weenie with Campagnolo Centaur and Zonda wheels. I've seen one in 16s with light weight wheels and full Record.

With identical components and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By clausen

Winter is long here. So the plan is long and...

Winter is long here. So the plan is long and changes month to month. November, December is base and leg strength. As soon as there is a good base of snow I'm out xc skiing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-14, 07:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,332
Posted By clausen

Dumb question. The less injured you are the...

Dumb question. The less injured you are the quicker you get back on the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By clausen

For me what I wear depends on the intensity and...

For me what I wear depends on the intensity and duration of the ride. You should be fine with your single layer bib tights but may be warm if it's a long high tempo ride. For your hands I feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,273
Posted By clausen

Yes and Worse. Stop somewhere to fill up or...

Yes and Worse.

Stop somewhere to fill up or worst case stick the third bottle in your jersey pocket .
11-12-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,123
Posted By clausen

Stop thinking and go ride. The best advocacy is...

Stop thinking and go ride. The best advocacy is getting out there, riding responsible and inspiring someone else to. Most advocacy groups I hear talk do more harm than good. The only program worth...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By clausen

Just my 2 cents. If the hubs are crappy more than...

Just my 2 cents. If the hubs are crappy more than likely the rim is also. I would just find a whole new wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-14, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By clausen

Why not go down a size? Smaller size has a...

Why not go down a size? Smaller size has a greater seat tube angle. Than just flip the stem if spacer height is a issue. Not the prettiest but nothing is perfect in a compromise.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-14, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By clausen

If the frame is the correct size for you, you...

If the frame is the correct size for you, you shouldn't need zero or positive off-set? Have you been fitted for a frame or trying to squeeze onto one because of good price? A wrong size frame is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,102
Posted By clausen

Convincing your wife. Ya, good luck with...

Convincing your wife.

Ya, good luck with that. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By clausen

Have to compare apples to apples. 320TPI to...

Have to compare apples to apples. 320TPI to 320TPI. That being said Open Corsa are some of the nicest tires to ride. My current favorite is Veloflex Master 25s.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,871
Posted By clausen

Riding around is possible. Training on a bike as...

Riding around is possible. Training on a bike as the OP is talking about, no.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,871
Posted By clausen

Go skiing.

Go skiing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By clausen

km on main bike

How many km do you have on you MAIN bike. I am approaching 45K km on my Master and have or had others in the rotation for various duties since it's purchase. After talking with a few other more or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By clausen

Unless it's steel, there replaceable not...

Unless it's steel, there replaceable not repairable.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By clausen

Lowering the bars also adds more weight to your...

Lowering the bars also adds more weight to your hands. OP is saying additional weight is causing a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-14, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By clausen

A longer stem will stretch you out further adding...

A longer stem will stretch you out further adding more weight to your hands. Go see an experienced bike fitter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,999
Posted By clausen

Posting. Never knew about the resizing. The...

Posting. Never knew about the resizing.

The picture was from an interesting day.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By clausen

If you like the look of Record buy it or you will...

If you like the look of Record buy it or you will always be wishing you had.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,958
Posted By clausen

Wool warmers and a good vest. Cool mornings,...

Wool warmers and a good vest. Cool mornings, descending, light rain and packable.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-14, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,999
Posted By clausen

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Interesting402952
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,881
Posted By clausen

If you can afford it why not. Money is useless...

If you can afford it why not. Money is useless when your dead.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,675
Posted By clausen

Why is that a complaint? Material of the frame...

Why is that a complaint? Material of the frame does not make a bike good, bad or great.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,430
Posted By clausen

I don't care where there made as long as there...

I don't care where there made as long as there well made. That being said I own 2 Italians and a 2 made in Canada by Italians with Italian tubing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,011
Posted By clausen

After fit, good material A is better than entry...

After fit, good material A is better than entry level material B.

From your list I own a aluminum Bianchi and a steel Colnago. Both are great bikes. The only carbon frames I've ridden that I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,313
Posted By clausen

Slight bulge is normal. I run my tires as low as...

Slight bulge is normal. I run my tires as low as can stand riding on them being soft. At 175 this year, I've ran the rear 23mm down to 85 in the wet without issue. Usually around 100-110 depending on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,189
Posted By clausen

This chart shows sales and profit. It does not...

This chart shows sales and profit. It does not show market share and other important factors about the health of there business. Still a lot of information the majority of the theorist around here...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,072
Posted By clausen

You prove YOUR statement. Or are you talking from...

You prove YOUR statement. Or are you talking from your backside? I believe you are full of the same thing. But please prove me wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,072
Posted By clausen

You are just proving my point.

You are just proving my point.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,506
Posted By clausen

Everybody is different and has different...

Everybody is different and has different requirements. For myself 750ml of fluid in 1.5 hour is too much even on the worst days and adding electrolytes through tablets or through sports drinks just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 03:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,072
Posted By clausen

I'm the first to admit my English grammar est...

I'm the first to admit my English grammar est terrible ;). My point is still valid and wow I got it across considering English is my second language. At least I'm not like the theorist around here...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By clausen

Cheap is bad. Less expensive, cost efficient are...

Cheap is bad. Less expensive, cost efficient are good.

But if you want to ride cheap stuff that's your prerogative.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,072
Posted By clausen

Unless your there accountant your talking out...

Unless your there accountant your talking out your backside.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By clausen

25s do not have extra tread. It is the change in...

25s do not have extra tread. It is the change in contact patch that gives them lower rolling resistance and longer life.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By clausen

The rotational mass that takes more energy to get...

The rotational mass that takes more energy to get moving is in your favor you as your rolling along. Combine that with the extra comfort and less rolling resistance means your letting one very minor...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By clausen

My Regal also broke after about the same KM on my...

My Regal also broke after about the same KM on my main bike. Was it right next to the clamp? I switched over to a SLR on that bike, but my trainer bike still has one.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,132
Posted By clausen

If it's the race I'm thinking of last years...

If it's the race I'm thinking of last years winning time was 4:25 and the 40th finisher was 4:30. Some fast older racers I know did it in 5:07 and 5:10. To get yourself in the kind of shape to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,880
Posted By clausen

Sugoi bibs are very comfortable for a season or...

Sugoi bibs are very comfortable for a season or two than they go down hill. I'm on season 4 with a set of Rapha bibs and they still look and feel like new. $/KM there they best I've found.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,754
Posted By clausen

Delki Dozzi Cycling Track, it the b next to the...

Delki Dozzi Cycling Track, it the b next to the park

Delki Dozzi Park - Sudbury (http://wikimapia.org/1190841/Delki-Dozzi-Park)
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