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Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,522
Posted By stevecaz

OK, now you have me concerned. Can you provide a...

OK, now you have me concerned. Can you provide a source of the studies you read that show 60 degree weather is too cold for joints. Even if that feels hot I'd rather not cause long term damage.
01-06-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,626
Posted By stevecaz

You lack of a clue is so overwhelmingly...

You lack of a clue is so overwhelmingly oblivious, there is nothing more to say.
01-06-07, 03:01 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,626
Posted By stevecaz

Wow, the attacks on DM4 are crazy. I never...

Wow, the attacks on DM4 are crazy. I never realized so many people have no issues with posing as something they're not. By the sounds of it, nobody here would have any problems walking down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-07, 09:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,522
Posted By stevecaz

It was a warm 61 degrees and warming with a...

It was a warm 61 degrees and warming with a warmer wind, spare my knees from what? Thats summer in the morning weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 08:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,522
Posted By stevecaz

January 5 in New England and I rode in shorts

At 61 degrees today, I wore shorts and a long sleeve jersey thinking the wind would be cold, but I was hot. It was 61 ambient, but the wind blowing in was actually warmer. Tomorrow at 65 degrees,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,079
Posted By stevecaz

Those Diadoras are some nice looking shoes, but...

Those Diadoras are some nice looking shoes, but they are $200 dollar shoes and that is top of the line territory. Finding a bargain on Ebay in your size is a lucky find, but usually the extreme...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By stevecaz

In response to my post about their stuff being...

In response to my post about their stuff being take-off parts, this is directly what 11speed told me after I complained about my wrapped in paper and broken shifters I got. Do you know what they did...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,056
Posted By stevecaz

I'm 6'-1.5", 34.8" inseam (88.5cm) and I like a...

I'm 6'-1.5", 34.8" inseam (88.5cm) and I like a 56.0mm to 56.5mm top tube. My 55cm Lemond has a 56.5 virtual top tube and I use a 100mm stem. This is due to long femurs and I have my saddle tip...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By stevecaz

Just remember, you will be paying duty on the...

Just remember, you will be paying duty on the full group, and that 11speed sells out of box OEM take-offs and from other non-new in box sources.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By stevecaz

Buy referencing "store", it sounds like you...

Buy referencing "store", it sounds like you bought them at a Performance retail store. Go back and dope slap that salesperson and tell them never to work in the bike industry again. A shop employee...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,018
Posted By stevecaz

At first I thought you meant Dawn the detergent,...

At first I thought you meant Dawn the detergent, but oh, that Dawn. I didn't know she was available to clean bikes.

http://www.babewarehouse.com/images/models/616/1092346707_main.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,079
Posted By stevecaz

You can get the outgoing model Specialized...

You can get the outgoing model Specialized S-Works BOA shoe direct from the Specialized website for $130. I just bought them last week from a dealer for the same price. They have many sizes left,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,725
Posted By stevecaz

Mashing has worked out pretty well for Jan...

Mashing has worked out pretty well for Jan Ullrich. If it wasn't for Lance....

Some of us get fatigued more readily by spinning, and others by pushing harder on the gears. I also have a low...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,061
Posted By stevecaz

The Smith "Rose Copper" lens is an amazing...

The Smith "Rose Copper" lens is an amazing all-around tint.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By stevecaz

Well then I guess that your model GPS, which I'm...

Well then I guess that your model GPS, which I'm not familiar with, is an old outdated design and your just out of luck. I'm really surprised that a GPS which can take a memory card can't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By stevecaz

Don't tell it a destination. Plot you riding...

Don't tell it a destination. Plot you riding route ahead of time on the computer with a series of waypoints, then download those into the GPS, and just follow that route. Unless of course by...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,787
Posted By stevecaz

As we all know, you need to make sure there is...

As we all know, you need to make sure there is around a 2mm gap from the top of the stem to the top of the steerer tube. Perhaps this is why he added the spacer. Without this gap, you can't get any...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-06, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By stevecaz

Well, you actually can say that LOOK is a type of...

Well, you actually can say that LOOK is a type of cleat. They have the original "delta" cleat and the new "Keo" cleat. But before the Keo version came along it was pretty much identified as the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-06, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By stevecaz

So where is the glaring flaw in the system? You...

So where is the glaring flaw in the system? You presented a loose argument and no evidence. Everyone knows saddle height has to be adjusted based on crank length and pedal height, so obviously any...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By stevecaz

It depends on the type of club, racing or...

It depends on the type of club, racing or recreational. With many clubs the leader has people leave in waves based on desired average speed, or everyone just goes together and groups naturally form...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-06, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By stevecaz

Stay away! I ordered Record shifters from...

Stay away!

I ordered Record shifters from them after my locally ordered pair was on backorder forever. It was nice to get the UPS tgracking number. But what I got was an unboxed set wrapped in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-06, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,318
Posted By stevecaz

Which is why the 305 has a barimetric altimeter...

Which is why the 305 has a barimetric altimeter for accurate elevations.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-06, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,357
Posted By stevecaz

these might help: ...

these might help:
http://ec2.images-amazon.com/images/P/B00079WKSO.01-A2TE9IQP68MWQU._AA280_SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-06, 11:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,925
Posted By stevecaz

It seems to be Cannondale country here in the...

It seems to be Cannondale country here in the northeast.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-06, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,108
Posted By stevecaz

"Instead of using a total of three bearings per...

"Instead of using a total of three bearings per pedal, the Sprint is built with one outboard cartridge bearing and one inboard needle bearing per pedal. The Sprint's spring tension is slightly lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-06, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By stevecaz

Its not uncommon, 73/73.5 as he was quoted is the...

Its not uncommon, 73/73.5 as he was quoted is the same angles of my Lemond.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,108
Posted By stevecaz

No question, Keo Carbons. $125 from probikekit...

No question, Keo Carbons. $125 from probikekit and free shipping.
12-20-06, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By stevecaz

A MUST READ-CAS acquits Landaluze on technicality. Floyd perfectly placed.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2006/dec06/dec21news

As many of you probably already read, but I thought I'd post just in case, Landaluze was just acquited on his testosterone charge...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-06, 04:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,499
Posted By stevecaz

Ah, well there's your problem - the full...

Ah, well there's your problem - the full suspension bike. No need to give up MTBing, just get a hardtail and learn how to finesse you way around the trail, while picking beautiful singletrack rides....
12-19-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By stevecaz

They may have wrecked the bearings by installing...

They may have wrecked the bearings by installing against the frame. I have a Giga-pipe Ti ISIS bottom bracket, and the cup did indeed have a noticable stop point a few milimeters out from the frame....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-06, 02:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,129
Posted By stevecaz

Ah well, your right. I guess if Pereiro could...

Ah well, your right. I guess if Pereiro could perform so great in black for that one day, that means every single rider in Disco will like it too for every sunny hot day they ride.

I guess it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-06, 11:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,129
Posted By stevecaz

oh forget it, everyone already beat me to the...

oh forget it, everyone already beat me to the punch with loose vs. tight.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-06, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By stevecaz

Huh, Whiteface is essentially identical in climb...

Huh, Whiteface is essentially identical in climb grade and consistency to Alp D'Huez, Ventoux, and the Stelvio, just shorter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-06, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By stevecaz

STAY AWAY - STAY AWAY The seller of that...

STAY AWAY - STAY AWAY

The seller of that Lemond (Velodeal) has 100% positive on 181 feedbacks. But he never responded to my question why there is a Reynolds 853 decal and not a Ti decal or the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-06, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By stevecaz

You could always find a set of the blue Open...

You could always find a set of the blue Open Pros, or the blue CXP33 rims.
I looked through my personal bike porn folder at the Moots (which included that photo), and if adding color I will say...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-06, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By stevecaz

Has everyone forgotten about the little tension...

Has everyone forgotten about the little tension adjustment screw on their pedals (almost all brands).

Any pedal you buy will be fine and easy to release, just start with the lowest tension...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-06, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By stevecaz

Well look at this one: ...

Well look at this one:

http://cgi.ebay.com/2005-LEMOND-FULL-TITANIUM-FRAME-TEAM-ISSUE-TETE-FREE-SH_W0QQitemZ230066508260QQihZ013QQcategoryZ98084QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Lets see,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 11:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,924
Posted By stevecaz

Is it this bike: ...

Is it this bike:

http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/2845/bike002yx3.jpg

I had this bike, and CrimsonKarter21 still does (this is his). Well, I only refer to the frame as this one has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,478
Posted By stevecaz

I did indeed, my mistake. I re-wrote that before...

I did indeed, my mistake. I re-wrote that before posting and clearly left the language error, which has been corrected.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,478
Posted By stevecaz

You know what, perhaps my tension is a little low...

You know what, perhaps my tension is a little low from normal spec and I will try and add some (but a shop does not touch my bike). Since they are practically new I hadn't thought about that, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 04:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,478
Posted By stevecaz

ugh, not again with this. A 50 tooth (my...

ugh, not again with this.

A 50 tooth (my large compact ring) x 25 is not the "biggest gear", that would be 50x12. And I only use my big ring because its faster, a better workout, and the 34 ring...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,478
Posted By stevecaz

Well I don't need my rear derailleur ripped off...

Well I don't need my rear derailleur ripped off the frame and trashed wheels.

If I wanted to, I could flex these wheels so far they would smash into the derailleur cage and cause massive damage....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-06, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By stevecaz

Damn, out of 43mm rake. Careful - the link...

Damn, out of 43mm rake.

Careful - the link on the homepage on the right side to the Ouzo Pro fork actually links you tot he Comp fork. Go back into the main fork page and select the Pro model.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-06, 08:51 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 24,845
Posted By stevecaz

I find it hilarious and yet so sadly true, that...

I find it hilarious and yet so sadly true, that whenever there is a hot model with bike photo (or hot singer like Kylie), that somehow the photo is ruined/distorted/degraded by a crappy bike next to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-06, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By stevecaz

I can't believe you get to ride on a closed road...

I can't believe you get to ride on a closed road like that. Stupid population density and vertically challenged geography of Massachusetts.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-06, 08:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 5,720
Posted By stevecaz

Most Cat 4/5 local races don't include enough...

Most Cat 4/5 local races don't include enough monster climbing, which means I'm toast without some elevation to get in my groove.
Of course, this probably varies by region.

Oh, and the higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-06, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By stevecaz

That has to be the biggest weight sleeper bike...

That has to be the biggest weight sleeper bike ever made considering the frame is 1700 grams, the fork 500 grams, and that frame weight is probably spec'd for a 56cm. Combined with nothing exotic and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-06, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,478
Posted By stevecaz

I stand by my review in RBR. I will...

I stand by my review in RBR.
I will eventually be passing these off to my wife's bike when I get money to buy new wheels. If you weigh under 160 lbs (my estimation), then these should be pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-06, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By stevecaz

Honestly, the frame looks ok for what it is. But...

Honestly, the frame looks ok for what it is. But to put $400 into it? I don't think its worth it. For $400 and a some patience (but not even that much), you could quickly find a deal on Ebay for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-06, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 974
Posted By stevecaz

The Look Keo w/titanium spindle has no rider...

The Look Keo w/titanium spindle has no rider weight limit.

Either they told the laywers to screw off (I highly doubt it), or they fatigue tested the thing with really high variables such that...
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