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Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By DenisMenchov

I don't think I like your tone when addressing...

I don't think I like your tone when addressing umd.
Forum: Commuting
09-28-09, 03:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,799
Posted By DenisMenchov

Isopropyl seems like it would dry the skin too...

Isopropyl seems like it would dry the skin too much don't you think? I might try this I guess, as I would really like to try commuting to work one time.

I also thought about wash cloth bath. Baby...
09-28-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By DenisMenchov

I could never ride on platforms...not anything...

I could never ride on platforms...not anything over 10 miles at least.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By DenisMenchov

There have been pros that have posted in these...

There have been pros that have posted in these forums. It's a legitimate topic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 20,550
Posted By DenisMenchov

It's at $999.

It's at $999.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By DenisMenchov

Based on that comment I'd say you are being...

Based on that comment I'd say you are being humble. Who would win between you and umd?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By DenisMenchov

I said legitimate shot, so Ivan would probably...

I said legitimate shot, so Ivan would probably count I guess. FYI: rumor has it Howitz was Greg Lemond
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 03:14 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,740
Posted By DenisMenchov

Anyone on Bikeforums Have a Legitimate Shot at being a Pro Grand Tour Rider?

Just wondering. While I believe umd has a legitimate shot, I was wondering if anyone else here did. :). Yah, I'm talking about riding with the big boys like my main man Denis Menchov or Lance...
09-28-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,035
Posted By DenisMenchov

Well I was actually contemplating it since I was...

Well I was actually contemplating it since I was riding alone in the dark at that time. I'm more concerned with criminals rather than I am with mountain lions. I must admit, riding on a pitch black...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,376
Posted By DenisMenchov

I don't see how whining about this on BF solves...

I don't see how whining about this on BF solves anything. Share the road. If you want to bike on the road you might get hit by numerous two wheel and four wheel vehicles. End of story, +

End of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,926
Posted By DenisMenchov

Gosh, I know. :D. Oh and That was a grade A...

Gosh, I know. :D. Oh and That was a grade A photoshop job.
09-28-09, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,035
Posted By DenisMenchov

That's because California's definition of "need"...

That's because California's definition of "need" is way off base in that regard.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 06:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,926
Posted By DenisMenchov

Why wear sunglasses indoors?

Why wear sunglasses indoors?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,926
Posted By DenisMenchov

$100 for a pro fit? Totally unnecessary for this...

$100 for a pro fit? Totally unnecessary for this guy + $100 is way tooooooooooooo much to spend on fitment. $10-20 max.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 29,215
Posted By DenisMenchov

You have quite the bike collection.

You have quite the bike collection.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,597
Posted By DenisMenchov

Yah, you shouldn't feel bad about asking them...

Yah, you shouldn't feel bad about asking them though. Remember they were the ones that didn't fit you properly. Just be nice about it, tell them you like the bike, but just need a smaller size. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,597
Posted By DenisMenchov

Talk to your LBS. Maybe they can work something...

Talk to your LBS. Maybe they can work something out with you. Long shot, but worth asking. I wonder what your inseam is? 34?
09-27-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,035
Posted By DenisMenchov

Yes, it is ridiculous, but not necessarily...

Yes, it is ridiculous, but not necessarily impossible. You really have to "Need" a CCW in order to have one here, not just because you think it would be cool to walk around with a sidearm.

Any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By DenisMenchov

That makes sense about peak cycling potential. I...

That makes sense about peak cycling potential. I think the people that reach that are the pros though, which in these forums...probably a very very small percentage. Obviously when i state this I...
09-27-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By DenisMenchov

I think this video tells all: ...

I think this video tells all:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQNhmfsJIVA&feature=player_embedded#t=103

Of course it is coming from a specialized rep. but from what I got...basically less...
09-27-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,035
Posted By DenisMenchov

Mountain Lions a concern around dublin/pleasanton/castro valley at night?

I've been starting my rides early morning due to the recent heat wave. Around 4am. When I reach the Canyon roads around the Dublin/Castro Valley area...it is still extremely dark(pitch black), and...
09-27-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By DenisMenchov

I'm guessing they are both about the same. I'd...

I'm guessing they are both about the same. I'd try the stumpy out though and give it a whirl. Maybe someone else will chime in.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By DenisMenchov

But you don't necessarily see a correlation...

But you don't necessarily see a correlation between wind sprints and cycling speed(on the flats) other than that it's regular activity? I was thinking that wind sprints might translate into stronger...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By DenisMenchov

So regular activity has made you a stronger rider?

So regular activity has made you a stronger rider?
09-27-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By DenisMenchov

Did you like the ride? If you did and like the...

Did you like the ride? If you did and like the looks better I'd go with the Trek.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By DenisMenchov

Running / Sprinting is improving my cycling speed

I don't run miles, since my endurance training is on the bike. I have started running some wind sprints though as part of my fitness training throughout the week, and have started noticing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,607
Posted By DenisMenchov

Usually for me, the chain starts getting a bit...

Usually for me, the chain starts getting a bit audible after 100-150 miles. After cleaning with solvent and putting a drop of lube on each link, it runs practically silent again. Maybe I should try a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,535
Posted By DenisMenchov

That's very good. If your goal is to become...

That's very good.

If your goal is to become a stronger rider, definitely climb more, and focus less on average speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By DenisMenchov

I'm your second fan. Whatever keeps you riding...

I'm your second fan. Whatever keeps you riding bro...
09-27-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,400
Posted By DenisMenchov

I could test that theory for you since we are...

I could test that theory for you since we are both from NorCal. Race? Not to sound too insane but I'm dropping roadies on my pavement rides. Only rule would be is that he would have to use a mountain...
09-27-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By DenisMenchov

Gary Fisher, just because I prefer that brand.

Gary Fisher, just because I prefer that brand.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,607
Posted By DenisMenchov

I've searched the forums on this, and that seems...

I've searched the forums on this, and that seems to be the best home made solution. Gonna wait till my finish line bottle runs out, and then just refill it with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,607
Posted By DenisMenchov

But how many miles do you ride a week?

But how many miles do you ride a week?
09-26-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,208
Views: 1,396,433
Posted By DenisMenchov

Sexy Time... ...

Sexy Time...

http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt268/denismenchov/29ercountry.jpg
09-26-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By DenisMenchov

I didn't catch the paper. I noticed a lot of cars...

I didn't catch the paper. I noticed a lot of cars turning back as well, so looks like I wasn't the only one.
09-26-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,755
Posted By DenisMenchov

Which one?

Which one?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,607
Posted By DenisMenchov

After how many miles do you have to clean your chain?

For me it's like every 100 miles. So once a week. I really need to figure out how to make my own chain lube.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By DenisMenchov

So don't shop there. You know you can order...

So don't shop there. You know you can order online too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 14,929
Posted By DenisMenchov

Depends, is said person on the side of the road...

Depends, is said person on the side of the road having issues on a 29er?

Haha j/k. I don't know where you are from Boss but in NorCal when I'm on the side of the road changing a flat, usually 6...
09-26-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By DenisMenchov

84 closed to Sunol

I was down there like around 545am. Cal Trans will be working on the 84 until 6pm. I barely made the cutoff time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 04:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,056
Posted By DenisMenchov

Forget school. Join the military, you will always...

Forget school. Join the military, you will always have time to ride in the evenings mostly. Just make sure you get a good duty station in your contract. Oh, and pick a MOS that doesn't send you to...
09-26-09, 04:27 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,755
Posted By DenisMenchov

Okay ok, you rock 26ers only, that is cool, I...

Okay ok, you rock 26ers only, that is cool, I love 26er hard tails too. This is 29er Club though, so Moving on... how about a gander at something like this:

The Big Kahuna, by Kona:
...
09-25-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,755
Posted By DenisMenchov

True that dude. Lots of sweet rides to pick...

True that dude. Lots of sweet rides to pick from. My choice for you is a sick bike. Here was my checklist for you:

You like hard tails.........check
You like nice styling......check
You like...
09-25-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,755
Posted By DenisMenchov

For the Hard Tail Fans

]Moving on to more 29ers....for the HT fans...check out the new Kona 2010 King Kahuna. Aloha:

http://www.konaworld.com/images/bikes/med/kingkahuna.jpg
09-25-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,755
Posted By DenisMenchov

I just found this video of the bike that I own....

I just found this video of the bike that I own. Specialized FSR 29 08. That is what it looks like for those inquiring about pics of my bike.
...
09-25-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,755
Posted By DenisMenchov

Pretty sure that is a FS 29er.

Pretty sure that is a FS 29er.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,751
Posted By DenisMenchov

:mad::twitchy::) /thread

:mad::twitchy::)

/thread
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,751
Posted By DenisMenchov

So your saying that the marketing hype some how...

So your saying that the marketing hype some how allowed me to believe my bike frame with the special m5 manipulated alloy was stiffer and stronger than all other metals, when it actuality, it was...
09-25-09, 12:02 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,755
Posted By DenisMenchov

I will, just give me some time, sheesh. Oh and I...

I will, just give me some time, sheesh. Oh and I removed the velonews article from my sig as a banner of truce between the 26 and 29 clans...both these bikes rock...maybe a mod can change the title...
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