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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,766
Posted By enjoi

why not just sell the denali and use the money to...

why not just sell the denali and use the money to buy a u-lock and commute on the mirage
03-25-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By enjoi

in 2008 is was the track pro, so your both right ...

in 2008 is was the track pro, so your both right

The fuji frame is well know and has always been a solid frame, i would go with that
Replies: 26
Views: 3,504
Posted By enjoi

i just showed up one sat. afternoon last summer...

i just showed up one sat. afternoon last summer and started riding around. There was one other guy there, but its nice to get a feel for things without risking running into other poeple
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By enjoi

i would argue that H+son's make a better wheel...

i would argue that H+son's make a better wheel for track use compared to the deep v. the H+son weighs the same, but is more aero and costs about the same. I have been using one on the front of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By enjoi

They were just floating around their booths...

They were just floating around their booths waiting to talk it seems. Lost of nice things and people to talk too. Highly recommend going if you ever get a chance
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-10, 11:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,057
Posted By enjoi

my assembly of parts: Campy Veloce shifters ...

my assembly of parts:
Campy Veloce shifters
9sp ultegra RD
10sp 105 FD
9sp Dura ace cranks
9sp Ultegra parts
Hed JET60 rear wheel
H+Son SL42/ 9sp ultegra hubs rebuilt with DA ball bearings...
01-26-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By enjoi

rebranded Lightweights are the norm as it is.

rebranded Lightweights are the norm as it is.
01-20-10, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By enjoi

how are you determining a bike size based on tv...

how are you determining a bike size based on tv coverage?
Also. like most pros, they have their measurements memorized, from saddle to drops to reach and everything in between. I doubt Lance came...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 10:16 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,729
Posted By enjoi

BS-ChemE

BS-ChemE
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By enjoi

i'd hold onto to the shimano's for training...

i'd hold onto to the shimano's for training wheels, and get a set of racing wheels with that money. This way you don't have to compromise weight for durability.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,277
Posted By enjoi

i don't know about handling. Alot of primarily...

i don't know about handling. Alot of primarily MTB guys know have a hard time with pace lines and large group rides. Unless by handling you mean dodging potholes .

MTB are a different kind of ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,718
Posted By enjoi

i'm pretty sure that rear hub is 8/9/10 speed. ...

i'm pretty sure that rear hub is 8/9/10 speed.

To convert to 9 speed you need a new rear cassette and shifter.
same goes for a 10 speed conversion
11-15-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By enjoi

Colligate races towards upgrades

Has anyone been able to use Collegiate A or B races towards a cat 3 upgrade?
I've heard that it can go either way.
11-15-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,212
Posted By enjoi

this year i've been adding 22 miles @LSD before...

this year i've been adding 22 miles @LSD before and after a 52 mile (relatively fast) group ride. I haven't felt this strong at this time of the year before.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By enjoi

If you want to lower the bars a little you can...

If you want to lower the bars a little you can slide the saddle forward to compensate for the angle change. As is, it looks pretty good.

Is your saddle perfectly flat?
11-06-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,765
Posted By enjoi

have you considered book costs of college yet? ...

have you considered book costs of college yet?
I think you should look at the costs that you are going to pay your freshman year and decide a budget around that. (i paid 475 for book my freshman...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,499
Posted By enjoi

125, but i'm only 20

125, but i'm only 20
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,060
Posted By enjoi

i think your math is off. The volume of the tube...

i think your math is off. The volume of the tube = C x (cross sectioanl area of the tube)
=(2.199m)(3.142x10^-4m) = 6.908x10^-4 m^3

You also cannot use the kg/m^3 values because the denisty is...
Replies: 124
Views: 9,717
Posted By enjoi

6.5 hours, needless to say i only go to kissena...

6.5 hours, needless to say i only go to kissena when I'm visiting relatives.
Although there is a proposed plan to build one in Richmond in the next couple years.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-09, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By enjoi

Rollers develped a noise

I pulled out my old rollers for the first time this year. When i got on the i noticed that the front drum has developed a loud rattling sound. It comes and goes holding a constant (as best i can)...
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By enjoi

the C&V guys can give you alot of information by...

the C&V guys can give you alot of information by looking at the lugs and gropouts.
10-20-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By enjoi

at the same time if one less breeze hit you in...

at the same time if one less breeze hit you in the TT, or you left the draft of your lead out 1 second sooner or pedaled one stroke more before leaving the final turn, you could have made the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,785
Posted By enjoi

There is technically a 52 year old MBA grad...

There is technically a 52 year old MBA grad student on our team.

I don't know if the OP was looking to be racing A's, but business and engineering will allow you enough time to train to hang with...
10-19-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By enjoi

if you in a vacuum with no friction. A bike with...

if you in a vacuum with no friction. A bike with flat tires will not have the same acceleration given the same force and mass.

Though the friction numbers are insignificantly small for tires of...
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By enjoi

flip flop (both sides fixed) between what your...

flip flop (both sides fixed) between what your going to use at the track and something really easy to use on the roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,126
Posted By enjoi

or the pedal was loose for a long time, and...

or the pedal was loose for a long time, and repeatedly putting torque on the axel has caused the crank arm to become ovalized

or the pedals have are often swamped between bikes and the threads...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,126
Posted By enjoi

its reverse threaded, it doesn't spin itself...

its reverse threaded, it doesn't spin itself completely off the threads as there are no forces to loosen the pedal, only tighten it further.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By enjoi

it takes a while to develop a high cadence that...

it takes a while to develop a high cadence that you can hold and feel good after the ride. I'd compare it to building a good stride. At first it feels awkward and takes a lot out of you, but once you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,179
Posted By enjoi

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~2003 Giant TCR...
09-29-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By enjoi

it's not like this is someone gluing carbon...

it's not like this is someone gluing carbon together behind their house. I'm not saying that this is top of the line stuff, but to get your own mold, supply, oven going, you have to invest some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,484
Posted By enjoi

well i won the championship, but most of the...

well i won the championship, but most of the people in my age group were doing a cross race elsewhere. So take that result lightly
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,484
Posted By enjoi

its was a held start for the 4k pursuit race. I...

its was a held start for the 4k pursuit race. I never noticed the hip-rifle action though. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 61,484
Posted By enjoi

http://img44.imageshack.us/img44/9102/63720592.th....

http://img44.imageshack.us/img44/9102/63720592.th.jpg (http://img44.imageshack.us/i/63720592.jpg/)tour de ephrata

http://img24.imageshack.us/img24/3157/file79940468.th.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,682
Posted By enjoi

differnt background changes the way the saddle,...

differnt background changes the way the saddle, stem, wheels, seatpost, pedals, rear light, saddle bag look too
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,646
Posted By enjoi

have you looked into rollers. Way more...

have you looked into rollers. Way more entertaining than a trainer
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-09, 11:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,162
Posted By enjoi

you say that, but know any gay people that shave...

you say that, but know any gay people that shave their legs? Hell a lot of the feminist lesbians i know don't shave theirs.

So i dont see a relation to shaving legs and ****sexuality. If anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,806
Posted By enjoi

Man paired up with tubulars and they must feel...

Man paired up with tubulars and they must feel like wooden track.

I think tire pressure change due to releasing the pump alittle too slow would play a much bigger role than structural carbon vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,806
Posted By enjoi

Hed jet series is done the same way I'm...

Hed jet series is done the same way

I'm pretty sure all alu. braking surface clinchers are done this way.
Forum: Southeast
09-16-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By enjoi

riding at night is not an issue, just get some...

riding at night is not an issue, just get some Blinkers so others can see you
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,997
Posted By enjoi

why is it assumed that you cant do MTB gearing on...

why is it assumed that you cant do MTB gearing on a road bike. No advantage there for either bike
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,827
Posted By enjoi

for a solid bike that will have minimal breakable...

for a solid bike that will have minimal breakable parts, friction shifters are second only to single speed/ fixed.

I think the price is a little high, but I'm not familiar with your market. As a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By enjoi

I'd recommend high school track until he...

I'd recommend high school track until he graduates/ stops growing. Shoes are a lot cheaper than bikes.
09-08-09, 05:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,882
Posted By enjoi

i had my P2R for almost 4k miles, i replaced them...

i had my P2R for almost 4k miles, i replaced them because the threads were showing. the flats were mostly during the late fall/ early winter. I replaced them 3 weeks ago with no flats since winter.
09-08-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,882
Posted By enjoi

[/B] That's news to me, i've replaced 4 or 5...

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That's news to me, i've replaced 4 or 5 tubes per tire before. Even more on my MTB
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-09, 10:16 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,194
Posted By enjoi

I'd recommend picking a major first, that should...

I'd recommend picking a major first, that should help narrow down the list of schools a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,953
Posted By enjoi

whoa, are you sure your looking for a road bike...

whoa, are you sure your looking for a road bike and not a cross bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By enjoi

pfeiffer has offered full rides before if you...

pfeiffer has offered full rides before if you were really good when they were building their program.

and yes i do B collegiate races, if your in the A races, which had the likes of Ben king of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By enjoi

its college racing so everything is much more...

its college racing so everything is much more relaxed. unless your on some kind of scholarship for racing, not being hung over for the races puts you above the competition already.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,194
Posted By enjoi

most schools in the accc have cycling clubs that...

most schools in the accc have cycling clubs that travel and compete. School sponsored teams are somewhat rare. Navy and pfeiffer are the only 2 i know of in the area.
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