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05-15-07, 02:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,748
Posted By Comatose51

From my last trip to China, there's a lot of...

From my last trip to China, there's a lot of "Dutch" bikes in China. Maybe I can get my grandmother to sell you her Mao-era "Dutch" bike :D
05-15-07, 02:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Comatose51

I had an occasion when I was checking out the...

I had an occasion when I was checking out the bike while all my friends in the car was checking out the girl riding the bike.

The conversation when something like this:

Me: Whoa, check it out....
05-15-07, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Comatose51

I have a pair of Shimano SPD MTB shoes that I use...

I have a pair of Shimano SPD MTB shoes that I use for commuting on my road bike with. I've also gone touring through the Netherlands and walked around Iceland with them. In short, they work well as...
05-15-07, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Comatose51

Almost Feel Silly Asking: Damage to Carbon Fiber?

I have a Cannondale Synapse Carbon 2 and have had it for over a year now. I've never had any problems with it and it rides fine. Yesterday when I went to do some maintenance work, I took the...
03-25-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Comatose51

There's a Performance Bike Shop in my area. ...

There's a Performance Bike Shop in my area. Should I trust them with my bike? I'm always a little suspicious when it comes to chain stores for services.
03-21-07, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Comatose51

Do you know of any good bike shops around here? ...

Do you know of any good bike shops around here? I know of three in the area but I don't know their reputation.
03-21-07, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Comatose51

New to Mountain View, CA

Just moved here about a week ago. I'm wondering where are some of good trails and routes to ride to get myself acclimated and what are some of the clubs I can join. I just moved here from Dallas so...
03-21-07, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,798
Posted By Comatose51

Wow, I had a very similar experience with a...

Wow, I had a very similar experience with a Yakima rack as well. The bike managed to work itself loose from one pole while I was driving long distance on a highway. It was barely hanging on to the...
03-18-07, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Comatose51

Neither do we :p

Neither do we :p
03-18-07, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Comatose51

Finding a Bike Club

I just moved to Mountain View, CA, which appears to be extremely bike friendly so I'm going to get more serious about cycling. I'm thinking about joining a road cycling club but am wondering about...
12-31-06, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Comatose51

Neverminded, I'll be damned... ...

Neverminded, I'll be damned...

http://archive.roadbikereview.com/00/0EFA1B67.php
12-31-06, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Comatose51

Pedal backwards???

I spent most of the day today cleaning and relubing my Cannondale Synapse. I took the cassette off to clean the individual cogs and put it back on. I'm not sure if I screwed it up but now when I...
09-19-06, 06:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,779
Posted By Comatose51

OMG, Sophie's choice! I kid, I kid.

OMG, Sophie's choice! I kid, I kid.
09-19-06, 06:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,876
Posted By Comatose51

Building Management Giving Me a Hard Time About Bike

I'm back in Dallas for one day from the Netherlands and I hate it already. On my way home from work today, an employee of the building (the Crescent building for those of you from Dallas) management...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Comatose51

Question for Our Dutch Friends

I'm thinking about flying to Amsterdam in September with my bike to go riding around the country. My current dilemna is what to do with my case or box once I'm there. Do train stations have lockers...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-06, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Comatose51

Entry Level Choices

A friend of mine is thinking about getting into cycling and is currently looking for a road bike:

Here are the choices:
http://bikemart.com/itemdetails.cfm?catalogId=39&id=1050...
Forum: Touring
07-19-06, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Comatose51

REI it is! Thanks.

REI it is! Thanks.
Forum: Touring
07-17-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Comatose51

Newbie Question About Pannier

I'm currently looking at:

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=16436&subcategory_ID=2312

together with this rack:

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?sku=19330
...
Forum: Touring
07-03-06, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Comatose51

I'm thinking about staying at hostels, etc. All...

I'm thinking about staying at hostels, etc. All my stuff might by under 25, especially if I carry some of it on my back. I don't know, never tried this before.
Forum: Touring
07-03-06, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Comatose51

If I ship it via the airlines, what should I box...

If I ship it via the airlines, what should I box it in? Would a soft case do it?
Forum: Touring
07-03-06, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Comatose51

A Race Bike for Touring?

I have a spare bike, a Cannondale R700, that I want to use for touring the Netherlands with my friends in September. Is a race bike suitable for touring? How do I tell if I can mount a rear rack on...
Forum: Touring
06-22-06, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By Comatose51

Would I be able to rent decent touring bike for...

Would I be able to rent decent touring bike for 10 days in Amsterdam?
Forum: Touring
06-21-06, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By Comatose51

Yeah, I've calculated the cost of flying my bike...

Yeah, I've calculated the cost of flying my bike over and it would be $300+!

Can I rent a decent bike in the Netherlands for 10 days?

I was initially of thinking taking my road bike, a...
Forum: Touring
06-19-06, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By Comatose51

I've read that bicycle thief is very common in...

I've read that bicycle thief is very common in Netherlands, so much so that people lock their bikes with two locks. I don't want to be tied to my bike when I'm in the city. Also, how difficult and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-06, 10:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,357
Posted By Comatose51

Does Peugeot make bikes as well? I've seen BMW...

Does Peugeot make bikes as well? I've seen BMW bicycles in their "Active LifeStyle" catalog. Definitely a rip off targetted at those who's infaturiated with the brand. I love their cars but their...
Forum: Touring
06-18-06, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By Comatose51

Cycling in the Netherlands?

I'm all set to go cycling in the Netherlands in September but I have questions.

1. Should I fly my own bike over there or rent one while I'm over there? I'm thinking of flying the Cannondale...
05-31-06, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,374
Posted By Comatose51

I don't know about rankings but from stories I've...

I don't know about rankings but from stories I've read about Merckx, he's just incredible. I read about how he would just break away from the very beginning and just ride people down and break them...
05-31-06, 05:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,336
Posted By Comatose51

It's not that we don't listen to them or hate...

It's not that we don't listen to them or hate them for trying to keep the sport clean. I applaud them for that. The issue is how the results came about is very fishy. What was supposed to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By Comatose51

I have a bike with 105 levers and another with...

I have a bike with 105 levers and another with Ultegra. The Ultegra is definitely smoother and crisper in shifting. Then again, they're also newer. A lot of Shimano's technology get passed down. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-06, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 725
Posted By Comatose51

Is there a cyclist advocacy or lobbying group? ...

Is there a cyclist advocacy or lobbying group? Or maybe a cyclist legal fund? If we can afford our bikes, we can certainly afford to chip in for legal protection. I've never been big on government...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-06, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Comatose51

Cool! I switched my saddle to a Specialized...

Cool! I switched my saddle to a Specialized Toupe today. They only had the white one in stock in the size I wanted. It's fine since the Synapse has quite a bit of white to start and matches well...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-06, 10:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,368
Posted By Comatose51

Maybe not. My company has shipped a Dell 30" LCD...

Maybe not. My company has shipped a Dell 30" LCD monitor to our London office and the shipping was close to $500! The monitor was only $1500 when we got it from Dell! The stupid thing isn't heavy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-06, 10:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,368
Posted By Comatose51

Seriously, can you?? I'm going to the...

Seriously, can you?? I'm going to the Netherlands later this year and this horror story means I'm not going to take my bike with me.
04-16-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Comatose51

It's a Cannondale R700 and it's English thread...

It's a Cannondale R700 and it's English thread for sure so it's 68mm.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-06, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Comatose51

No opinions on the Specialized Toupe? I really...

No opinions on the Specialized Toupe? I really like their BG shoes so mayble the BG stuff is for real and not just marketing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-06, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Comatose51

What do you guys think of the Specialized Toupe...

What do you guys think of the Specialized Toupe (http://planocycling.com/itemdetails.cfm?catalogId=39&id=3658)?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-06, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Comatose51

Help: Aliante Saddles

My new bike came with an Aliante Sport, which apparently is a cheaper version of the Aliante. It shows. After 30 miles or so, it gets painful to ride. I thought it needed breaking in but I've done...
04-15-06, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Comatose51

68mm or 73mm Bottom Bracket?

I'm reading this article (http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=95) on how to install external bottom bracket bearings. How can I tell if I have a 68mm or 73mm BB? Also, my FSA Gossamer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By Comatose51

Soccer moms in SUVs are bar none the WORST...

Soccer moms in SUVs are bar none the WORST drivers in the world. They're a danger even when you're in a car! I've seen them fly down the ramps in my parking garage without paying ANY attention to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,458
Posted By Comatose51

I think you mean that the route looks KILLER.

I think you mean that the route looks KILLER.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 10:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,516
Posted By Comatose51

Come here kiddo, it's time daddy taught you crime...

Come here kiddo, it's time daddy taught you crime and punishment. *takes out the razor*
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 10:03 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,458
Posted By Comatose51

Leaving now, see you guys there. Just a warning,...

Leaving now, see you guys there. Just a warning, don't ride too fast because some of you are definitely more hardcore than me! I'm also on call at work. While I don't expect any call during the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,516
Posted By Comatose51

And you still kept the kid!?! If it was up to...

And you still kept the kid!?! If it was up to me, foster home for the kid! At least shave a patch of his hair off! j/k
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 09:57 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,458
Posted By Comatose51

We're set for 12 PM right?

We're set for 12 PM right?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 09:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,458
Posted By Comatose51

How about 12? I'm driving from Uptown/Downtown. ...

How about 12? I'm driving from Uptown/Downtown. Can you message me your cellphone number in case I get lost? I suck at navigation.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 09:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,458
Posted By Comatose51

Sweet. Not too familiar with the greater Dallas...

Sweet. Not too familiar with the greater Dallas area, where is the school?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,458
Posted By Comatose51

Can we put you in charge of organizing this ride?...

Can we put you in charge of organizing this ride? :D

Where do I park and how do I get to our starting point? Want to get everyone's cellphone numbers?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By Comatose51

Don't think my wheels are $500 but my Mavic...

Don't think my wheels are $500 but my Mavic Ksyrium Elites came with a rather large dork disk. It's huge! Very noticable. Almost like wearing sign that said, "This dude is a dork". I'm a dork so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Comatose51

A leisurely ride is fun if I'm doing it with...

A leisurely ride is fun if I'm doing it with other people. When riding solo, I like to go fast. I'm not at all hardcore but I just love the speed. It's what got me into cycling in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,458
Posted By Comatose51

The route to Howe looks good. Anyone still...

The route to Howe looks good. Anyone still interested? Should be a 2-3 hour ride right?
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