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10-01-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By ecp8

Tubular and clincher wheel sets

I have kyserium sl tubular wheels that have been great for racing. They have 19mm rims. I also have a set of clincher wheels set up with velocity a23's. These are 23 mm. It's a pain in the ~€ŁĄ to...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-06-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By ecp8

Harbert Michigan - group rides

I'm frequently in Harbert Michigan for weekends. Can anyone recommend a group or club nearby that is good for 40-50 mile rides? I prefer something faster than a touring pace.

Eric
04-29-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By ecp8

For some reason I can't upload a larger image....

For some reason I can't upload a larger image. This is the Brighton Bicycle Club:
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04-28-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By ecp8

Cycling Clubs in the 1880's and 90's

I've been looking into some of the early cycling clubs in Cincinnati and am curious if anyone else has done this for their own towns. Cincinnati's first club called "The Brighton Bicycle Club" was...
11-02-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By ecp8

cold weather cyclocross + sore throat

Any advice for protecting the throat and lungs from the cold during the hard efforts of cyclocross? I was wondering if there's a spray or a lozenge people have used. I find that I'm hacking a lap or...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By ecp8

The frame has been great, just a little heavier...

The frame has been great, just a little heavier than I would like for competition this year. How do you see this frame listed on Orbea USA for 500? I've gone to the website and it's not listed.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By ecp8

Bicycle pricing question

Is there a rule of thumb one can use to price a frameset based on the overall price of the bike? The reason I ask is that I'm thinking of replacing the frame of my backup bike and am curious about...
02-13-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,582
Posted By ecp8

Years ago I used to make something similar, but...

Years ago I used to make something similar, but rolled in wheat germ. I took 1 part peanut butter, 1/2 part dried milk, and 1/2 part honey mixed it all up and rolled it in wheat germ. Delicious.
12-14-09, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,020
Posted By ecp8

battery operated tire pumps?

I've seen these at the races but haven't gotten a close look to see what brand people are using. What is a good battery operated tire pump for presta valves with a gauge?
12-10-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By ecp8

What happened to the Michelob sponsorship? I...

What happened to the Michelob sponsorship? I expected them to have to stick a bikini babe or bottle on there somewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,061
Posted By ecp8

I quit after 18 years about 4 years ago. Now I'm...

I quit after 18 years about 4 years ago. Now I'm on a team and race. Cycling only gets better after quitting.
07-30-09, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By ecp8

USA Cycling health insurance

Anyone use the health insurance offered by USA cycling as a benefit of having a racing license? Looking for comments and pros/cons.

Thanks!
07-28-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,025
Posted By ecp8

Spooky Supertouch frames

I've been looking at the Spooky Supertouch for a fall cyclocross racing bike. Does anyone have this frame and care to air your impressions? I'm a roadie trying cyclocross racing for the first time...
07-27-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By ecp8

It's Jens Voigt - not Voight.

It's Jens Voigt - not Voight.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,974
Posted By ecp8

A white saddle and white bar tape combo will make...

A white saddle and white bar tape combo will make you faster.
06-23-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By ecp8

silca superpista repair question

I've been slowly rebuilding a Silca Super Pista floor pump over the past year with fine results except for one recent issue. Lately, the joint between the hose and the chuck has been leaking air. I...
06-16-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,594
Posted By ecp8

Just keep riding and this will take care of...

Just keep riding and this will take care of itself. The more you ride the more you appreciate NOT having a cigarette.
I smoked 18 years, quit 3 years ago and now race. It gets better and easier the...
05-28-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By ecp8

Universal Sports and cycling coverage

I wrote Universal Sports to thank them for carrying the Giro live. I would encourage everyone to let them know that you appreciate that they cover cycling events. I got this response:

"Thank you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,843
Posted By ecp8

I've had similar problems with asthmatic type...

I've had similar problems with asthmatic type reactions when I'm putting in a strong effort, like climbing or sprinting. I've done the stress test, on an inhaler, etc. Two things that I've found...
05-11-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,648
Posted By ecp8

Seems like Trek would be the one to take the...

Seems like Trek would be the one to take the reins of team ownership given that it's getting a boost from Lance being on their bikes again.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,130
Posted By ecp8

What rims do you have? I have Campagnolo rims and...

What rims do you have? I have Campagnolo rims and they were VERY hard to install. I spoke with the Conti rep at a trade show and he said that there are slight differences between different rim...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By ecp8

What? The seat tube binder bolt isn't campy?...

What? The seat tube binder bolt isn't campy? Shame.
04-19-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By ecp8

And here's what Dick Pound was doing about this...

And here's what Dick Pound was doing about this time last year, getting sued for defamatory comments:
AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Cycling's governing body is suing former World Anti-Doping Agency...
04-07-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By ecp8

Are you still thinking bricks and mortar? The...

Are you still thinking bricks and mortar? The Internet.
04-07-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By ecp8

Seems like a marketing opportunity for somebody;...

Seems like a marketing opportunity for somebody; custom bottles in small batches (20-50 bottles). What about just having some stickers made?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,311
Posted By ecp8

Campagnolo is tradition. Shimano is going to...

Campagnolo is tradition.
Shimano is going to have to get used to the fact that in the upcoming years SRAM is going to take a big bite out of their profits.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-09, 08:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,237
Posted By ecp8

Believe it or not there are a lot of riders who...

Believe it or not there are a lot of riders who cross over between fixed gear, serious road racing, cyclocross, and mountainbiking. So yes, you do find some roadies at an alleycat. However, usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,628
Posted By ecp8

I have this frame - it's a fantastic ride. Still...

I have this frame - it's a fantastic ride. Still babying it too much to race - I rely on the old aluminum/carbon mix orbea for that. I've not had any issues with this frame, so enjoy!
03-08-09, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By ecp8

Did it - works fine now.

Did it - works fine now.
03-08-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By ecp8

servicing silca superpista pumps

I have a Silca Superpista that is starting to superpista me off. The hose is starting to leak a little near the pump nozzle because of abrasion from attaching the hose to the head when storing it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By ecp8

I have some Campy vento wheels that have held up...

I have some Campy vento wheels that have held up great for my training rides. Hitting potholes and road debris in winter darkness doesn't faze these wheels. As much as I like them, they are a...
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By ecp8

Thanks for all the comments - I've actually...

Thanks for all the comments - I've actually ordered the formula/reflex wheels. Now I'm wondering what tubular tires you would recommend. I've been looking at a range of Vittoria's. Also, does the...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-02-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By ecp8

Try Paul Components.

Try Paul Components.
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By ecp8

Hmmm. Are you suggesting that I can save more...

Hmmm. Are you suggesting that I can save more than $400 and still get a decent race day wheelset?

This has me thinking about the possibilities...
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By ecp8

A lot of people have recommended the Dura-Ace...

A lot of people have recommended the Dura-Ace hubs to me. I'm a long time Campagnolo fan, but I'll give them a look. I mainly would like to keep an all-anodized wheelset.

Thanks for the...
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By ecp8

Custom track wheelset - comments

I'm planning to have a set of track wheels built up for this year. I race track only about 4-5 times a year so I only want to spend about 600-700 on a nice set of tubulars that I hope to last me...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,878
Posted By ecp8

You can put a touch of bleach in them and then...

You can put a touch of bleach in them and then dilute with warm water. Shake with the lid on and then rinse liberally.
I keep mine about a season.
02-24-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,907
Posted By ecp8

I quit 3 1/2 years ago after smoking for 18...

I quit 3 1/2 years ago after smoking for 18 years. I tried cold turkey several times, but it was tough given because most of my friends also smoked. Here's how I finally did it:
1. Had my doctor...
02-23-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,423
Posted By ecp8

anyone have a picture of this rebadging?

anyone have a picture of this rebadging?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By ecp8

I would recommend saving your money and getting...

I would recommend saving your money and getting gatorskins. I had a lot of trouble mounting the 4 season tires on my eurus rims. The sidewall or my rear tire ripped on only the second ride as well....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By ecp8

Team support cars in race

I'm sure it's rare or never happens, but I am curious whether or not a team car would offer assistance (water bottles or otherwise) to a breakaway rider from another team if it is to their advantage?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,848
Posted By ecp8

I have eurus wheels and love them. They're solid...

I have eurus wheels and love them. They're solid wheels, lightweight, and are a perfect an all out racing/training wheel.
02-11-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,713
Posted By ecp8

I thought pistas came with nylon clips and...

I thought pistas came with nylon clips and straps? Did the OP remove them?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,887
Posted By ecp8

I think this is great news - Colnago is obviously...

I think this is great news - Colnago is obviously looking to upgrade its US market presence. Maybe they'll sponsor a few local events and teams as well. If only Campagnolo would do the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By ecp8

Team High Road - Hincapie?

Dumb question: why wouldn't Team High Road - Columbia wear Hincapie kits? Why do they wear MOA? Hincapie makes great stuff and he races for the team!
02-02-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By ecp8

http://www.flickr.com/photos/60716473@N00/32494770...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/60716473@N00/3249477004/
01-15-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By ecp8

Alien Bikes and Redline are both on board as...

Alien Bikes and Redline are both on board as sponsors. Its winter and you can't ride outside, so come on!
01-06-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By ecp8

well it work today! Don't know why it wasn't...

well it work today! Don't know why it wasn't working for me over the weekend.
01-06-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By ecp8

Renewing license online

Anyone having trouble accessing their online profile on the USAcycling website? I've been trying to renew my license and it will not allow me to log on. Repeated emails to the admin have not been...
10-18-08, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By ecp8

This is it! The afterparty is going to rock to...

This is it! The afterparty is going to rock to with goldsprints, home-brew beer, bonfires, and DJ.
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