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06-14-12, 06:59 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 15,970
Posted By Namenda

What is the over/under on how many...

What is the over/under on how many weeks/months/years/decades this "investigation" is going to take?

<sigh>
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,432
Posted By Namenda

A motorcyclist lost control and dumped himself on...

A motorcyclist lost control and dumped himself on I-95 in Waltham, MA this morning, slid across three lanes of morning rush hour traffic, and came to rest under my front bumper. I flat-spotted all...
02-06-12, 07:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,886
Posted By Namenda

Well, let me fire up my fiddle for poor ol'...

Well, let me fire up my fiddle for poor ol' Betsy. Her testimony against Lance in the past was found to not be worth the breath she spoke it with. Also, you spelled her name wrong. So there.

The...
02-06-12, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By Namenda

This should have been over and done with a year...

This should have been over and done with a year and a half ago. Dragging it out all this time makes the sport look even worse than it already does, imo. And, not for nothin', but this is probably the...
01-09-12, 03:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,188
Posted By Namenda

Just another local, chiming in on what seems to...

Just another local, chiming in on what seems to be an overly contentious topic. Although I've driven across the BU bridge hundreds, if not thousands, of times, I've only ridden my bike across twice...
12-28-11, 07:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,599
Posted By Namenda

Cyclist hit and killed in Cambridge, MA

Not many details in the story. I've found, through personal experience, that Cambridge is generally a very cycling-friendly city. You usually see tons of commuters all day long, with plenty of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-11, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By Namenda

Can't say with respect to Shimano, but my...

Can't say with respect to Shimano, but my normal-width CX330C's are wider, and much more comfortable, than my non-Mega Sidi's. They are also just a tiny bit wider than my Diadora's, which I wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-11, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,412
Posted By Namenda

That looks like something a bum slept in for a...

That looks like something a bum slept in for a few years, complete with an "easy-access" hole for those drafty, wintertime bowel movements.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-11, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,296
Posted By Namenda

If you wreck your bike, would your tin cans do...

If you wreck your bike, would your tin cans do this?

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g269/Alfa10/IMG_0244-2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-11, 05:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,899
Posted By Namenda

Used DA with either Kool Stop or new DA pads. Or,...

Used DA with either Kool Stop or new DA pads. Or, just get the pads, and forget the brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-11, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Namenda

I've been taking Claritin D for years, and never...

I've been taking Claritin D for years, and never had any unusual cramping. However, everybody is different. Talk to your doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-11, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,598,233
Posted By Namenda

Hot. And you definitely won't be seeing them...

Hot. And you definitely won't be seeing them coming and going. I've never seen one in person around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-11, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By Namenda

I haven't used the DA 7900 chain, but I had an...

I haven't used the DA 7900 chain, but I had an Ultegra 6700, which is quite similar. Worked great til this happened, with under 1000 miles on it:
...
10-15-11, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Namenda

Some encouraging news for Soler. At least he's...

Some encouraging news for Soler. At least he's finally out of the hospital. Riding may not be in his future, but he survived, and can have a good long time with his family.
...
10-13-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Namenda

I agree that 12 years is close to a lifetime ban....

I agree that 12 years is close to a lifetime ban. However, it also leaves open the opport***ty for having it decreased, either through "good behavior", or by Ricco assisting in future doping...
10-12-11, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Namenda

Ricco--"Yeah, I doped, but it was legal dope this time"

Ricco confesses, not to blood doping, but rather to an iron transfusion "with medical prescription".

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/ricco-confesses-to-transfusion

Really, does he expect...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-11, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,687
Posted By Namenda

They run small in comparison to most other...

They run small in comparison to most other manufacturers. My personal experience...I wear a large in PI, XL in everything else, but need XXL in Castelli. I'm 6'2", 210#.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,146
Posted By Namenda

I bought one of these, and it works just as well...

I bought one of these, and it works just as well as the more expensive options. Made in America, if that's important to anyone...
...
09-24-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7,696
Views: 3,941,402
Posted By Namenda

Late reply, but...I love Puddle of Mudd. Seen...

Late reply, but...I love Puddle of Mudd. Seen them twice in concert, and they were great. They put on a really good show. My wife got a pick from the bass player when they played at House of Blues in...
09-23-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 198,819
Posted By Namenda

Rewatched Master and Commander recently. What a...

Rewatched Master and Commander recently. What a great film. The acting is superb, the sets are as real as it gets, and the directing is outstanding. Its unfortunate that Patrick O'Brian, the writer...
09-23-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 149,206
Posted By Namenda

Crossing the Rapido by Duane Schultz and ...

Crossing the Rapido by Duane Schultz

and

The Ionian Mission by Patrick O'Brian
09-23-11, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7,696
Views: 3,941,402
Posted By Namenda

The new Staind album. Back to their heavy,...

The new Staind album. Back to their heavy, moshing, head-banging, teen angst roots. Awesome from start to finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Namenda

Sugoi makes good non-bib shorts, with a slim cut....

Sugoi makes good non-bib shorts, with a slim cut. Good quality, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 05:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,712
Posted By Namenda

I've heard plenty of bad things about their 10sp...

I've heard plenty of bad things about their 10sp chains, too. I had a 1090R, put 2000+ miles on it, and never had a problem. I'd be using another now, but couldn't find an appealing price anywhere....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,380
Posted By Namenda

A well-reasoned, thoughtful response. Much too...

A well-reasoned, thoughtful response. Much too high-brow for this crowd, unfortunately.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,655
Posted By Namenda

Do they not go hand in hand? I'll have to check...

Do they not go hand in hand? I'll have to check the manual, and get back to you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,655
Posted By Namenda

Guilty. Much better in person. And, obviously,...

Guilty. Much better in person. And, obviously, not much of a photog.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,655
Posted By Namenda

My Fuji may have no soul, but at least the rider...

My Fuji may have no soul, but at least the rider is devilishly handsome.

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g269/Alfa10/bike2008.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,655
Posted By Namenda

Fuji---bike of choice for agnostics. Sweet.

Fuji---bike of choice for agnostics. Sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 06:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,380
Posted By Namenda

Actually, I'm pretty damn stoked to know that my...

Actually, I'm pretty damn stoked to know that my Fuji has neither heart nor soul. I'd be creeped out, otherwise.
09-10-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,202
Posted By Namenda

Well, here's some good news... ...

Well, here's some good news...

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/voigt-signs-for-radioshack-nissan-trek

Glad to see he's coming back. Fun to watch, no doubt.
09-08-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Namenda

I like the way you think. ;)

I like the way you think. ;)
09-08-11, 06:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,202
Posted By Namenda

Me, too. They're dumping money into the sport,...

Me, too. They're dumping money into the sport, while other potential sponsors are staying away in droves. Cycling fans should applaud them for that, not criticize. Never shopped at Radio Shack? Fine....
09-08-11, 06:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,202
Posted By Namenda

Yeah, I saw that, and was a bit perplexed, too....

Yeah, I saw that, and was a bit perplexed, too. I'm trying to figure out if its a bit of an "anti-American" sentiment coming through. If so, it doesn't seem like a great idea, considering that his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By Namenda

Well, they're not especially light, but they are...

Well, they're not especially light, but they are supposedly fairly aero, and durable, too. If you're already a good climber, and it sounds like you probably are, they likely won't hold you back much....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By Namenda

This, or use a small amount of Simple Green on a...

This, or use a small amount of Simple Green on a rag, making sure to wipe just the outside of the plates. This'll get rid of the gunk on the unnecessary areas (the outside surface of the side...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,239
Posted By Namenda

Not really. It fit in well with the forum dynamic...

Not really. It fit in well with the forum dynamic at the time it was started. Keep in mind that it was 5+ years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Namenda

I broke a rear spoke on my slx's last year, and...

I broke a rear spoke on my slx's last year, and replaced it without any further issues. I've been on these wheels for over 3 years, and this was the only problem I had (knock on wood). And, for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 05:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,151
Posted By Namenda

Faster, fer sure.

Faster, fer sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 397,810
Posted By Namenda

2007 Fuji Professional 1.0 frame, with 7800/6600...

2007 Fuji Professional 1.0 frame, with 7800/6600 mix.

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g269/Alfa10/bike2008.jpg?t=1312136031
07-30-11, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,658
Posted By Namenda

Some people were just born idiots. Case in point:...

Some people were just born idiots. Case in point:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/weylandt-memorial-vandalized-in-ghent

Unbelievable.
07-28-11, 06:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,405
Posted By Namenda

Yup. All VS really adds is the stimulating...

Yup. All VS really adds is the stimulating commentary from Phil and Paul.
07-27-11, 07:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,405
Posted By Namenda

Hushovd impressed me the most. Is there anything...

Hushovd impressed me the most. Is there anything this guy can't do? He was awesome. The Garmin team, as a whole, was great throughout.

Danielson surprised me. I didn't think he would do nearly as...
07-27-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,377
Posted By Namenda

My daughter (11 years old today!) has PDD-NOS, an...

My daughter (11 years old today!) has PDD-NOS, an autism-spectrum disorder. I've been trying for years to help her ride a bike, but she was only successful with training wheels. Aside from having...
07-10-11, 01:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,221
Posted By Namenda

And, for the record, the OP complained about the...

And, for the record, the OP complained about the Manx Missile thread being a spoiler. There was NO spoiler in the title, either in it's original form, or now with the spelling correction. I would put...
07-10-11, 01:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,221
Posted By Namenda

Well said. Some folks watch the Tour stages live,...

Well said. Some folks watch the Tour stages live, then like to discuss them with like-minded individuals on a cycling forum. <gasp!>. Unbelievable, I know. But true. For those that want to watch...
07-10-11, 01:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,716
Posted By Namenda

In his defense, he is married. He may be a bit...

In his defense, he is married. He may be a bit odd, but I wouldn't think if him as a diddler.
07-10-11, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Namenda

Actually, I think it is a Jamis rider, like...

Actually, I think it is a Jamis rider, like dstrong said, due to the Rudy helmet. Maybe one of the Borrajo brothers.
07-10-11, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Namenda

Is that a Bissell rider? Maybe Ben Jacques-Maynes?

Is that a Bissell rider? Maybe Ben Jacques-Maynes?
07-09-11, 05:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,716
Posted By Namenda

There's no such thing as bad press, I guess. He's...

There's no such thing as bad press, I guess. He's found another way to get noticed.
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