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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By joshalope

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By joshalope

I guess it makes a big difference if you're one...

I guess it makes a big difference if you're one of those people who acts based on the opinion of others.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By joshalope

I have two pairs of the Ergozone. Friggin...

I have two pairs of the Ergozone. Friggin amazing, and I log a ton of saddle time.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 06:10 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,268
Posted By joshalope

I can't believe I actually read this entire...

I can't believe I actually read this entire thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-07, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,890
Posted By joshalope

Once while riding on an empty, flat, straight...

Once while riding on an empty, flat, straight road, I looked to my left and there was a hawk flying low to the ground. I was riding at the same speed he was flying and we just cruised down the road,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-07, 04:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,132
Posted By joshalope

They are awesome tires, with the most amazing...

They are awesome tires, with the most amazing cornering ability I've ever road on a clincher. The only downside is that amazing grip comes from really soft rubber which wears down really quick.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By joshalope

I had this happen before. FSA cranks are...

I had this happen before. FSA cranks are somewhat notorious for this, but it's nothing that a little loctite can't take care of.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-07, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By joshalope

As I understand they're basically just the 240s...

As I understand they're basically just the 240s with ceramic bearings and a different paint job.
06-11-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By joshalope

I was at the line watching (the Cat. 5 race I was...

I was at the line watching (the Cat. 5 race I was in was only 2 laps), and that was a pretty fierce sprint.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-07, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,181
Posted By joshalope

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-07, 07:53 PM
06-05-07, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By joshalope

They actually filled in some of the potholes so...

They actually filled in some of the potholes so it's not that bad anymore. There is still is some errant gravel, but the biggest enemy is the wind, not the road surface.
06-05-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By joshalope

Nope, it's an old abandoned airfield out in south...

Nope, it's an old abandoned airfield out in south Brooklyn. Basically we're racing on runways. It's totally flat, but the winds are fierce as it's right on the water. Thanks for the kudos on the...
06-04-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By joshalope

Race Video - Floyd Bennett Field 5/29

I threw this little video together (mainly from still photos) from last Tuesday's race down in Brooklyn. It's short, sweet and to the point. I rode alone in the 5 field, but I had two teammates in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-07, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By joshalope

What are the brakes for?

What are the brakes for?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-07, 07:18 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-07, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,465
Posted By joshalope

Smoking doesn't cause lymphoma, and depending on...

Smoking doesn't cause lymphoma, and depending on the type of lymphoma, there is a cure. Perhaps you should know what you're talking about before passing judgment.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-07, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,845
Posted By joshalope

77 miles, 4000ish feet of climbing, hauling a$$...

77 miles, 4000ish feet of climbing, hauling a$$ the whole way.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-07, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,762
Posted By joshalope

Yes, but this one goes to 11. ...

Yes, but this one goes to 11.

http://www.stardestroyer.net/Mike/Movies/SpinalTap.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By joshalope

Anyone who rides a bike like that clearly has...

Anyone who rides a bike like that clearly has excellent taste. Also nice pictures.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-07, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,157
Posted By joshalope

White "Carbon" eh? Kinda like a left-handed...

White "Carbon" eh? Kinda like a left-handed screwdriver.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-07, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,196
Posted By joshalope

Climbing standing is never more efficient than...

Climbing standing is never more efficient than climbing seating because you are diverting energy to feed the muscles of your arms and torso. With that said, if your aerobic efficiency isn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By joshalope

I've had 'em for a year. I ride about 10,000...

I've had 'em for a year. I ride about 10,000 miles per year (on track for a little more this year) and in a city so I'm constantly clipping in and out. Also, I race with them.

1) I'm on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-07, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By joshalope

Too many of Der Kaiser Rolls

Too many of Der Kaiser Rolls
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,613
Posted By joshalope

Here's another one for Rock n' Roll Gold.

Here's another one for Rock n' Roll Gold.
04-26-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By joshalope

+1 on the whole Ultegra 10spped is snappier than...

+1 on the whole Ultegra 10spped is snappier than 105 9speed thing, and I agree from personal experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 06:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,586
Posted By joshalope

Yeah... yeah... for purely scientific reasons...

Yeah... yeah... for purely scientific reasons huh? *cough, cough*:love:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 06:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,065
Posted By joshalope

Don't just sit in the pack. Go out and try to...

Don't just sit in the pack. Go out and try to make some mistakes, this way you can learn from them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-07, 06:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,586
Posted By joshalope

I do my part to keep the "stud-muffin" quota high...

I do my part to keep the "stud-muffin" quota high here in New York.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 02:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,164
Posted By joshalope

I've been eyeing a new set of wheels, and the...

I've been eyeing a new set of wheels, and the Chris King/Open Pro combo piqued my interest. In all practicallity though, would those be "race worthy" wheels in the Cat 4/5 field?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By joshalope

Not really, the name is suggesting a lack of...

Not really, the name is suggesting a lack of decibels thereof, hence implying it's quiet nature. Technically an oxymoron is two (or more) terms used in conjunction contradicting one another, for...
04-25-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,289
Posted By joshalope

Yeah, but seeing that those numbers are in...

Yeah, but seeing that those numbers are in kilometers, when you convert it to U.S. measurments, it's only 3.6 miles and about a 10% grade... tough but still manageable. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By joshalope

There's a reason they're named "Bell". Mine is...

There's a reason they're named "Bell". Mine is hella loud. I've been itching to get something new just for that reason. Whenever I'm out riding with buddies, I'm always saying, "what did you say?"
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 10:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,848
Posted By joshalope

You're right it's all just a conspiracy ...

You're right it's all just a conspiracy

http://www.nctexasbirds.com/images/hot_news.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By joshalope

Ahahahahahahahaha :roflmao:

Ahahahahahahahaha

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 06:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By joshalope

How can you drink? Isn't the legal age 21? ...

How can you drink? Isn't the legal age 21? :rolleyes:

Also, since it is your 21st birthday, there's no way you're getting out of it without feeling like $h!t the next day because everyone is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-07, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,146
Posted By joshalope

What!!??? You're gonna deny the benefit of...

What!!??? You're gonna deny the benefit of tough-guy points?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-07, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By joshalope

As I understand the Roubaix is targeted more...

As I understand the Roubaix is targeted more towards the recreational rider than the performance/racing oriented rider.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,321
Posted By joshalope

shaved head = less rolling resistance.

shaved head = less rolling resistance.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By joshalope

Oh now I remember (what can I say too much lactic...

Oh now I remember (what can I say too much lactic acid on the brain). I wound up doing Joisey this weekend too, but I'm working out a route past Flushing and over to Oyster Bay in Long Island, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-07, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,146
Posted By joshalope

Get the double. It's shifts sooooo much smoother...

Get the double. It's shifts sooooo much smoother than a triple. If you're putting on those miles without touching your granny gear, a 39 is gonna be more than enough for any situation. Plus,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By joshalope

Where in Queens? I'm in Jackson Heights

Where in Queens? I'm in Jackson Heights
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By joshalope

Wooo Hooo! OMG!!!! I actually won something! ...

Wooo Hooo! OMG!!!! I actually won something! What do I get? A toaster?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-07, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By joshalope

I always wear a cycling cap, and if it's sunny...

I always wear a cycling cap, and if it's sunny will usually sport sun screen as well, however I do shave my head so I don't have luxurious locks of hair to protect my cranium like some of you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-07, 02:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,615
Posted By joshalope

Nyack and 9W.

Nyack and 9W.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-07, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 774
Posted By joshalope

I picked up a Sigma 1606L DTS on the 'bay for...

I picked up a Sigma 1606L DTS on the 'bay for $50, signed sealed delivered (LBS price is 80-90 + tax). I've only got 200 miles with it right now, so I can't comment on it's durability etc., but so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 719
Posted By joshalope

It beautiful and sunny here in New York as well. ...

It beautiful and sunny here in New York as well. I only wanted to ride maybe 25 miles today because I'm racing tomorrow, but it was so nice that I wound up riding 42+.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By joshalope

+1 Or possibly a stiff link in the chain. That...

+1 Or possibly a stiff link in the chain. That always makes a clunk sound.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-07, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By joshalope

Zero set-back will definately make the back end...

Zero set-back will definately make the back end of the saddle flex a little more, but you might want to considder that the Toupe just doesn't fit your rump.
04-20-07, 06:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By joshalope

Well there was a Postal Service team...

Well there was a Postal Service team...
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