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10-29-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By nixternal

I use Enzos...

I use Enzos http://www.enzoscyclingproducts.com/embrocation Medium & Hot. Hot is hot for sure, and they smell amazing, plus he is a local guy and also makes great chamois cream (Buttonhole).
Forum: Great Lakes
10-29-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By nixternal

We have a guy on Athletes By Design that does a...

We have a guy on Athletes By Design that does a lot of custom paint jobs for our riders. His prices aren't crazy I guess and I saw a custom paint job he did recently that was crazy. It was on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,360
Posted By nixternal

I took a break months back from this place, and...

I took a break months back from this place, and damn am I happy I decided to come back tonight! +1 on that one, you couldn't call it any better.
08-20-12, 08:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By nixternal

Custom Extended Garmin Edge Mount

Sure, I could have bought a Barfly for $35+, or wait another 5 years for K-Edge to catch up so I can buy one of those for like $45. Instead, I went to my bike shop, and picked up 2 of the Bontrager...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-19-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By nixternal

Looking to ride in Watersmeet, MI

Road bike or cross bike? I don't have a MTB, otherwise I would take it :( Are the snowmobile trails & MTB trails decent double/single track? IE can I get by on a cross bike? Road wise, what are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,568
Posted By nixternal

The worst I have had is we were on a training...

The worst I have had is we were on a training ride last year reconning the course of that weekends race. A guy in a black Jeep GC threw a handfull of pennies out the window and into my helmet (head...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-31-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,560
Posted By nixternal

Winfield has almost $10k in prizes for 2 days....

Winfield has almost $10k in prizes for 2 days. Saturday (Twilight & party hill) is USAC, Sunday is ABR. Working on the primes now, and hoping to have a thousand so or more in cash for those, as well...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-17-12, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By nixternal

2012 ABD Wednesday Night Training Criteriums

Yup, it is that time. Start Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

5:30pm registration opens

6:15pm first race goes off

To start, we will just have the 30 minute scratch race followed by a 16-20 lap...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-17-12, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,740
Posted By nixternal

This place is great if you would like to purchase...

This place is great if you would like to purchase a bag of weed with your bike :p

<3 Ara :)
Forum: Great Lakes
04-11-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,740
Posted By nixternal

Only one I know of is in Hanover Park. Two...

Only one I know of is in Hanover Park. Two Seasons. They have good prices, but you get smacked with that Cook County tax. If you go, make sure Ty is working, as he is really good with the roadies.
Forum: Great Lakes
12-19-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By nixternal

Yeah, there seriously is only about 2 miles on...

Yeah, there seriously is only about 2 miles on the trail for the longer routes, and that is when you leave the 1st rest stop (Big Woods Park in Batavia) to E. State St. in Aurora. After that it is...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-16-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By nixternal

I did the 100 mile route last year and will be...

I did the 100 mile route last year and will be doing it again this year. The only time you are actually on a trail is to get you across the river. Not much trail at all, even for the 60 mile route....
Forum: Great Lakes
12-13-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By nixternal

2012 ABD Indoor Time Trial Series

http://www.abdcycling.com/events/ttseries.html

Consists of 3 indoor events ran on CompuTrainers and the final event being a 9.1 mile time trial in Maple Park, IL.


TT #1 - 01/22/2012 - Indoor...
12-13-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By nixternal

2012 ABD Indoor Time Trial Series

http://www.abdcycling.com/events/ttseries.html

Consists of 3 indoor events ran on CompuTrainers and the final event being a 9.1 mile time trial in Maple Park, IL.


TT #1 - 01/22/2012 - Indoor...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By nixternal

The extra 7 grams probably come from sausage...

The extra 7 grams probably come from sausage grease that Rob spilled while building them :p
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,084
Posted By nixternal

It needs more craps.

It needs more craps.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By nixternal

Fixed. Deep dish wheels just don't sound right,...

Fixed. Deep dish wheels just don't sound right, especially for someone from Chicago :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By nixternal

The problem the OP described is actually a fairly...

The problem the OP described is actually a fairly common one. If the magnet isn't causing the issue then the reed switch in the speed sensor arm has gone bad. I have had it happen as well as quite a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By nixternal

No problem. Yeah, cadence worked fine on mine as...

No problem. Yeah, cadence worked fine on mine as well, just the speed went crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By nixternal

Guarantee the Reed sensor on the speed/cadence...

Guarantee the Reed sensor on the speed/cadence sensor failed. Check everything over and test it really quick. If it still gives you issues, call up Garmin and let them know you tried the reset (flip...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,515
Posted By nixternal

I had a Camelbak Podium Chill freeze up at the...

I had a Camelbak Podium Chill freeze up at the jet 15 minutes into the ride. I had to chew to get some water. After 30 minutes the water was slush. After 1.5 hours, you weren't getting water out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 09:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,401
Posted By nixternal

Hrmm, wonder if I can sue Walmart. They stole my...

Hrmm, wonder if I can sue Walmart. They stole my stripper name!

Interesting. I just checked where it is at locally. All of the Chicago stores have them in stock, in the suburbs you find "limited...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-10-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,132
Posted By nixternal

Speaking of crits, I hear that the TOAD people...

Speaking of crits, I hear that the TOAD people are looking at Hoffman Estates and Winfield. I can't remember the 3rd venue off hand.
12-08-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,373
Posted By nixternal

Definitely not for racing, especially since the...

Definitely not for racing, especially since the cables run along the bottom of the top tube which would make shouldering a pain, literally.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,093
Posted By nixternal

Truthfully, I just glanced. Getting tired of the...

Truthfully, I just glanced. Getting tired of the 41 and decided to make a few ass hole responses like many around here do. Sorry you took offense to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 179,046
Posted By nixternal

Hey, you went right in front of my old job place...

Hey, you went right in front of my old job place there at Des Plaines and Fulton, pretty much across the street from Get A Grip Cycles. I was waiting for you to stop at Jefferson Tap :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By nixternal

As long as it isn't a Trek, it shouldn't matter,...

As long as it isn't a Trek, it shouldn't matter, at least to the 41 hoodlums.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,093
Posted By nixternal

You can stand on a trainer too you know. If you...

You can stand on a trainer too you know. If you can't figure out how to beat the soreness from sitting in one spot for more than 45 minutes, time to think about some rollers.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 10:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,270
Posted By nixternal

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6093/6251779865_39ed...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6093/6251779865_39ed735817_z.jpg

All that in a neoprene style bag that is smaller than the Lezyne. Oh, and it only cost $1 at the dollar store. I can actually remove...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-06-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,132
Posted By nixternal

I want that Pugsley with the road bars. That...

I want that Pugsley with the road bars. That thing looked bad ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,751
Posted By nixternal

Nice, love my CompuTrainer. Love how I can create...

Nice, love my CompuTrainer. Love how I can create my own courses. I have taken Garmin data and created files to mimic them. Even some courses I have done in a race. Absolutely awesome! You want a...
12-02-11, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 674,847
Posted By nixternal

That was my baby when I was in the Navy, though...

That was my baby when I was in the Navy, though not in a bird but SBU out of Little Creek. Sweet Jesus that thing is my favorite toy ever!
12-02-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 674,847
Posted By nixternal

Ahh, Andy and his "gentleman agreements". I was...

Ahh, Andy and his "gentleman agreements". I was apart of the meetings between him and the ABD guys this year. Lots of money changing hands with him, Brian, and Ryan. As for getting popped, I partied...
12-02-11, 06:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,824
Posted By nixternal

pactimo

pactimo
12-02-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By nixternal

I think this bike is owned by a crosser here in...

I think this bike is owned by a crosser here in Chicago. If not, then there is more than 1 of those ugly ass bikes out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 8,898
Posted By nixternal

Dog gets even!...

Dog gets even! (http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57334973/dog-shoots-owner-in-the-backside/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CBSNewsPCAnswer+(PC+Answer%3A+CBSNews.com))
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 8,898
Posted By nixternal

I have that wheel actually, so that many spokes :D

I have that wheel actually, so that many spokes :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 8,898
Posted By nixternal

I have had a couple of dogs charge me and in all...

I have had a couple of dogs charge me and in all but one instance it scared the crap out of me. Had a large pit bull take off after me and I didn't notice it until the last second and it scared me so...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,266
Posted By nixternal

playing with it before and after a ride fixes...

playing with it before and after a ride fixes this, or at least that is what i tell everyone so i don't look like a freak.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By nixternal

I just noticed you can buy canari bibs and...

I just noticed you can buy canari bibs and clothing at sports authority. i had a couple pair in the past and they were absolute garbage. i messed up and got some with their gel chamois. ouch. i then...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By nixternal

I guess I would qualify for the "rare" breed...

I guess I would qualify for the "rare" breed according to ColinL. I am 6'2" @ 220+ lbs and have put almost 10k on these wheels without a single truing needed. I did break a spoke in a crash last year...
12-01-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By nixternal

They kind of look like the Dura Ace 7700 9-speed...

They kind of look like the Dura Ace 7700 9-speed STI shifters to be honest.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-11, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By nixternal

Sigma Rox though they go for over $200 it seems,...

Sigma Rox though they go for over $200 it seems, so it doesn't justify purchasing it over say a Garmin Edge 500 or the 200. Go with either an Edge 200 or 500, you can find both of them cheap online.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By nixternal

$3.95 to be exact :) I purchased a few of these...

$3.95 to be exact :) I purchased a few of these but have yet to use them. Couldn't pass up the huge savings on them. I think they are still on sale big time at my Lowes, as I always take a look at...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-11, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 907
Posted By nixternal

Oh how I miss working in Mountain View.

Oh how I miss working in Mountain View.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 907
Posted By nixternal

OP, you could have spent your time riding a...

OP, you could have spent your time riding a little better. I did cyclocross training today. I hit up some single track trails, then I went over to the shopping malls. I would ride up, dismount, kick...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,587
Posted By nixternal

I only purchase through my LBS, except when I...

I only purchase through my LBS, except when I want just a junker fixie for cheap, then I use either BD or CL. Tomorrow my LBS is having a sale and I am going to go stock up on more tubes.

One...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-11, 01:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,833
Posted By nixternal

Wait until Monday for online deals, aka Cyber...

Wait until Monday for online deals, aka Cyber Monday. Also check out your LBS on Saturday, as that is Small Business Saturday, well at least it is here in the Chicago area. Big time supporter of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,500
Posted By nixternal

I have nothing against BD. Actually I am thinking...

I have nothing against BD. Actually I am thinking of picking up another Motobecane single speed/fixie.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,224
Posted By nixternal

My team did a path ride this morning. I got in...

My team did a path ride this morning. I got in around 60 miles on the cross bike. My back is hating it right now, and the turkey is kickin' in, time to sleep :)

Happy Turkey Day all!
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