Notices
Search: Posts Made By: unwieldy
Showing results 1 to 29 of 29
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By unwieldy

You're right. The police spokesman corrected the...

You're right. The police spokesman corrected the original report. He was traveling on the right-hand shoulder. I've ridden that very stretch of 254 a few times and had no problems to speak of. It...
05-08-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By unwieldy

Found one on ebay. ...

Found one on ebay.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Selle-San-Marco-Ponza-saddle-bianchi-celeste_W0QQitemZ260405142580QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20090505?IMSfp=TL090505124007r35463

It's the same as the one I have...
Forum: Foo
07-15-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,667
Posted By unwieldy

Probably writing a computer program to propose to...

Probably writing a computer program to propose to my wife of 2 years. I got her an mp3 player for her birthday, and figured she would go put some songs on it right away. When she hooked it up, the...
Forum: Foo
07-15-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By unwieldy

I always cook with Jasmine rice. It has an...

I always cook with Jasmine rice. It has an excellent flavor and aroma. These packages are nice because you can reseal them easily:

http://www.mahatmarice.com/en-us/products/4/ThaiJasmine.aspx
Forum: Foo
07-14-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By unwieldy

I make fried rice all the time. The most...

I make fried rice all the time. The most important thing is to get a good rice cooker--it will make your life so much easier. Here's an example:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 843
Posted By unwieldy

Did a smooth 40 miles on rolling hills. I...

Did a smooth 40 miles on rolling hills. I coincidentally met up with a guy that I drafted for a while last week. We chatted for a while both times and he is a really nice guy and a strong rider; much...
07-09-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,363
Posted By unwieldy

cyclingnews was giving away a signed liquigas...

cyclingnews was giving away a signed liquigas jersey to whoever picked the top 3 in the correct order by 20km left in the stage. i picked the right 3 but in the exact wrong order (zabel, freire, cav)...
07-06-08, 01:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,162
Posted By unwieldy

I suppose I should have posted an update. I...

I suppose I should have posted an update. I ended up going with a road bike instead--the Bianchi Via Nirone. I have been riding a lot lately and loving every minute of it.

If BF has taught me...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,797
Posted By unwieldy

To the OP: I bought that same exact bike from...

To the OP: I bought that same exact bike from Jenson. The pedals are Wellgo WPD-823. I bought some $85 mtb shoes http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCEqProduct.jsp?spid=33273 and they work great!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,015
Posted By unwieldy

She is your wife. You are on the same team. Maybe...

She is your wife. You are on the same team. Maybe she has something that she really wants of a comparable value. Support her in getting what she wants, buy your $800 bike (don't forget the $400 in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 9,675
Posted By unwieldy

I'm a controller firmware engineer for data...

I'm a controller firmware engineer for data storage systems. Developing everything in C++ from SCSI-level to high level applications in an RTOS environment.

I tell my dad I'm a software engineer....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By unwieldy

Also, my frame has a small chip in it that I...

Also, my frame has a small chip in it that I didn't notice at first. Does this look like it is just a paint crack, or a potential aluminum crack? I could still send it back for a replacement for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By unwieldy

Did you end up putting in extra spacer(s)?

Did you end up putting in extra spacer(s)?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 03:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By unwieldy

Thanks for the review Youngin. I actually just...

Thanks for the review Youngin. I actually just bought this same exact bike 2 weeks ago (57cm celeste 07 w/ triple 105).

The headset does seem quite low. I could definitely use another spacer or...
05-10-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By unwieldy

I just bought this Swagman XC Cross-Country last...

I just bought this Swagman XC Cross-Country last week:
...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By unwieldy

I had a 150cc scooter for the past 3 years and my...

I had a 150cc scooter for the past 3 years and my experience was mostly that I ended up neglecting it. For me, the scooter was more of a recreation item. Here are some questions to ask yourself:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,384
Posted By unwieldy

What model Garmin are you talking about? I'm...

What model Garmin are you talking about? I'm interested as I am currently in the market for a wireless computer/maybe GPS and that sounds like a pretty good endorsement.
04-16-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,162
Posted By unwieldy

It looks like a really sweet bike, but it is at...

It looks like a really sweet bike, but it is at $1650 MSRP significantly out of my price range ($1K). Thanks for the suggestion though.
04-15-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,162
Posted By unwieldy

Would the Surly Crosscheck be significantly...

Would the Surly Crosscheck be significantly lighter than the Volpe?

I'm actually not looking for a "real cross bike"; I will spend a good amount of my time on flat pavement, and the remainder on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By unwieldy

I said I was buying a bike online to brush over...

I said I was buying a bike online to brush over the details, but what I really meant is sight unseen. No, not bikesdirect. Here's the situation: I'm looking into the Bianchi Volpe and have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By unwieldy

frame size question

One LBS casually fitted me at 56cm and another one casually fitted me at 58cm. I've done some measurements myself using an online calculator (http://www.zinncycles.com/fitsystems/default_ie.aspx)...
04-11-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,162
Posted By unwieldy

Wow, the Masi Speciale CX is looking sweet! That...

Wow, the Masi Speciale CX is looking sweet! That one has made it to my list, which now contains:

Bianchi Volpe
Surly Crosscheck
Masi Speciale CX

The closest Bianchi and Masi dealers are in...
04-11-08, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,162
Posted By unwieldy

The only LBS that carries Specialized in my city...

The only LBS that carries Specialized in my city retails at MSRP only, which means the Tricross Sport is $1300. I really need to stay in the $1k range (else put my marriage in peril :)). I've been...
04-10-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,162
Posted By unwieldy

Wow, I completely overlooked the fact that the...

Wow, I completely overlooked the fact that the lowest end Tricross was a singlespeed. So that bike is eliminated from my list; thanks for bringing that to my attention! Some more bad news is that...
04-09-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,162
Posted By unwieldy

Specialized Tricross vs. Bianchi Vorpe

I'm looking to get back into biking and I've decided on a cyclocross bike because I want close to road bike speed and performance while at the same time being able to ride on potentially hazardous...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-08, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By unwieldy

Wow BengeBoy, thanks for pointing out the...

Wow BengeBoy, thanks for pointing out the Redline. The Conquest looks pretty sweet. Also thanks for doing the research; I am going to look into that bike shop.

The 3 similarly priced 'cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By unwieldy

I am convinced that I want drop bars now. I'm...

I am convinced that I want drop bars now. I'm also convinced that I need to shop around beyond my LBS to possibly other nearby cities (thanks for the ideas, Bontrager).

I'm not so sure about this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By unwieldy

Thanks for your advice everyone. It sounds like...

Thanks for your advice everyone. It sounds like drop bars are more or less essential if I am going to consider doing century rides.

Barring the possibility that a true road bike can reliably...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By unwieldy

Seeking guidance in purchase. Budget=$700

Back when I was a teenager I used to ride routinely on a customized GT Outpost. I was really into it for a while and rode some 30-40 mile training rides and did a couple of charity century rides. ...
Showing results 1 to 29 of 29


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.