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Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,999
Posted By WD_40

Once I was commuting to work in the morning in...

Once I was commuting to work in the morning in the bike lane next to all the parallel-parked cars (giving plenty of space for a door to swing open). Suddenly a previously unanimated truck parked on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-06, 04:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,237
Posted By WD_40

Why does DocRay hate America? =P

Why does DocRay hate America? =P
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-06, 05:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,490
Posted By WD_40

My worst crash was on my BMX bike when I was 13...

My worst crash was on my BMX bike when I was 13 years old. I went off a jump and caught the sight of my front wheel passing me by out of the corner of my eye.

Then next thing I knew, I had hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-06, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By WD_40

Ofn.

Ofn.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-06, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By WD_40

My Talon has about 14,000 miles on it. It's...

My Talon has about 14,000 miles on it. It's still going strong and I love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-06, 11:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,093
Posted By WD_40

... imagine a hamster on EPO. The mind boggles.

... imagine a hamster on EPO. The mind boggles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-06, 09:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,780
Posted By WD_40

All the tags are in Italian... I have no idea...

All the tags are in Italian... I have no idea what they're trying to say. Damn you, Nalini!

I wash mine in warm water with regular detergent, then tumble dry on the 'delicate' setting.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-06, 09:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,661
Posted By WD_40

My deal with cycling socks is that it's part of...

My deal with cycling socks is that it's part of my uniform and they have our main sponsor's logo on them... plus they look good and are comfy. :) Team price is $6/pair, so it's somewhat reasonable I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 03:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,309
Posted By WD_40

You really can't go wrong with anything from...

You really can't go wrong with anything from Canon, IMO. I absolutely love my SD430, and my Canon video camera is excellent too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By WD_40

I'm not sure how much those HEDs are, but my...

I'm not sure how much those HEDs are, but my wheels built by Dave Thomas at SpeedDream (www.speeddream.com) weigh 1437 grams without skewers and cost about $600.

They're bombproof and stiff, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-06, 04:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,430
Posted By WD_40

I'll +1 on the single leg drills. Here's my...

I'll +1 on the single leg drills. Here's my workout:
39x25 at 80rpm for 4 minutes with each leg.
39x17 at 60rpm for 4 minutes with each leg.
39x25 at 80rpm for 4 minutes with each leg.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-06, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,330
Posted By WD_40

That would be a great showpiece, but...

That would be a great showpiece, but functionality wise: if I'm going to have a 5lb frame, it better have suspension on it. A beautiful bike, to be sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-06, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By WD_40

If you can hold 22mph over 45 minutes, how are...

If you can hold 22mph over 45 minutes, how are you not able to hang with a group? You're drafting off them, right? With the draft off of a group, you should be using 1/3 less energy than the people...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By WD_40

I have Zeros and I lube the cleat when entry...

I have Zeros and I lube the cleat when entry starts becoming difficult, maybe once a month or so. I grease the pedal bearings whenever I think it's about time, but I shoot for every 1,500 miles or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-06, 01:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,873
Posted By WD_40

My team rides mostly Specialized and Russ...

My team rides mostly Specialized and Russ Denny... maybe because both of them sponsor us, I dunno. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-06, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,173
Posted By WD_40

Incorrect, Sir. ED is caused by an unattractive...

Incorrect, Sir. ED is caused by an unattractive and/or overweight partner and is easily cured by YHF*.


I'll give a +1 to Bag Balm. In addition to being a lube, it's also medicated to help...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-06, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By WD_40

Different Chainrings for FSA SLK

I have an FSA SLK crank which I'm not impressed with, but I'll save that topic for another time. The shifting of the stock chainrings is horrible, so I'm wondering if Shimano rings would fit on it? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-06, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,975
Posted By WD_40

40mph during my finish line sprint in a crit. ...

40mph during my finish line sprint in a crit. Usually it's in the low 30s... I can only hold that for about half a mile or so though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 10,002
Posted By WD_40

When I'm driving my car I do my best to give...

When I'm driving my car I do my best to give fellow cyclists a lot of space and respect. That being said, the only time I've come close to hitting people on bikes is when they're riding on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-06, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By WD_40

Here are some pics of my Talon I built up:...

Here are some pics of my Talon I built up: http://oilcan.org/kestrel/sept-29-2005/.

Overall I really like my Kestrel. I think it's very stiff laterally, but I only have a Trek 1200 to compare it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-06, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By WD_40

My Talon rattles loudly over bumpy terrain. The...

My Talon rattles loudly over bumpy terrain. The offending cable is the rear brake cable, as it has a full-length housing. The derailer cables have bare cable through the inside of the frame, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 10:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,439
Posted By WD_40

Mine are nice and quiet. Maybe the stem holes in...

Mine are nice and quiet. Maybe the stem holes in my rims have tight tolerances... I dunno. I'll accept tube donations if you're just going to toss them. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 07:13 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,439
Posted By WD_40

The front QR should absolutely be on the same...

The front QR should absolutely be on the same side of the bike as the rear QR lever. As for positioning, I believe it should be lined up with the forks, but I could be wrong on that one.

Flipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 05:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,439
Posted By WD_40

I think I have all of you guys beat with the...

I think I have all of you guys beat with the whole valve stem cap and nut thing. Not only do I not have a nut on my valve stems, I couldn't put one on even if I wanted to. Perfectly smooth; mmmm......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,953
Posted By WD_40

I'm personally on my best behavior towards...

I'm personally on my best behavior towards drivers when I'm out riding. I usually ride the same couple routes around my house, and ride a distinctive looking bike, even to a non-biker (bright orange...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-06, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By WD_40

Time for all new gear baby. New shoes, helmet,...

Time for all new gear baby. New shoes, helmet, clothing, not to mention bike/parts.

I'm glad to hear you're okay for the most part. Hope you have a speedy recovery!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-06, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By WD_40

My shoes are a tad too big. I'll have to give...

My shoes are a tad too big. I'll have to give this a try. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-06, 10:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,862
Posted By WD_40

Campy sucks, Shimano rules. Hey, I was...

Campy sucks, Shimano rules.

Hey, I was looking to buy a new bike and the bikes at bikesdirect.com look like a really good value. Any input?

Oh yeah, should I shave my legs or let the hair flap...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-06, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By WD_40

I ride the Mondo Pros on my bike and I absolutely...

I ride the Mondo Pros on my bike and I absolutely love them. Very flat resistant and grippy. I got about 2200 miles out of my last rear tire.

You can't beat them, in my opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-06, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By WD_40

The blue color of the sky is due to Rayleigh...

The blue color of the sky is due to Rayleigh scattering. As light moves through the atmosphere, most of the longer wavelengths pass straight through. Little of the red, orange and yellow light is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-06, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By WD_40

I regularly hit 51-52mph on one of my favorite...

I regularly hit 51-52mph on one of my favorite climbs around here (Serrano in Anaheim Hills), and usually pass cars while doing so. I think I'm going to try to break my personal best of 58mph this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-06, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,488
Posted By WD_40

I have FSA SLK Mega Exo cranks that are making a...

I have FSA SLK Mega Exo cranks that are making a knocking noise after almost a year of use. I guess I'll take them apart and put them back together again and see if that helps. If not, I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-06, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By WD_40

+1 on the Bontrager cages! I had some Tacx Tao...

+1 on the Bontrager cages! I had some Tacx Tao cages for awhile, but the bottles rattle around kind of loose in those cages. I never lost a bottle with them, but I didn't feel like waiting for it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-06, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By WD_40

What would posess anyone to get up before the...

What would posess anyone to get up before the sun? Screw all that, I'm sleeping as long as I can!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-06, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By WD_40

I hate to break it to you, but you need to stop...

I hate to break it to you, but you need to stop riding to allow it to heal. Get a compression sleeve for it, that will help a little. Don't stretch it and don't ride.

I strained my hammy...
08-15-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,660
Posted By WD_40

Count me in! Saturdays work well for me, and the...

Count me in! Saturdays work well for me, and the course looks good. The Corona Heights area is right around my house.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By WD_40

You could always try Dave Thomas (speeddream.com...

You could always try Dave Thomas (speeddream.com (http://www.speeddream.com)). I love my wheels I got from him.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,278
Posted By WD_40

+1 on that. I have a pair of these (in white of...

+1 on that. I have a pair of these (in white of course). They match my white helmet and my team's kit way better than black. They are kind of a pain to keep clean, but it's worth it I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,195
Posted By WD_40

May I suggest real salt...

May I suggest real salt (http://www.realsalt.com/) for your salt needs? I love that stuff!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-06, 04:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,963
Posted By WD_40

But you've said...

But you've said (http://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.php?p=2825349&postcount=695) that -everyone- in the pro peloton is doping. If you're going to do nothing but troll around, at least be consistent.
07-28-06, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By WD_40

*Yawn*

*Yawn*
07-28-06, 09:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,708
Posted By WD_40

He's a miserable little troll, of course he does.

He's a miserable little troll, of course he does.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,014
Posted By WD_40

The cat 5 races I do are usually 22-25mph avg. ...

The cat 5 races I do are usually 22-25mph avg. Of course they're going fast, that's the point of a race! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By WD_40

Specialized Mondo Pros. 2,600 miles on the rear...

Specialized Mondo Pros. 2,600 miles on the rear tire, still running the front. Been through broken glass, gravel, dirt, etc. Only two flats, one was due to a nail... no tire would have stopped...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-06, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,576
Posted By WD_40

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=Calle+Vist...

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=Calle+Vista+Lejos+%26+sunset+terrace,+temecula,+california&ie=UTF8&ll=33.482722,-117.179714&spn=0.001933,0.007719&t=h&om=1

Here's a sat. photo of the...
07-17-06, 04:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,176
Posted By WD_40

This is quite funny... keep it up!

This is quite funny... keep it up!
07-17-06, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By WD_40

If we're talking high metoblic rates, I would say...

If we're talking high metoblic rates, I would say hummingbird and shrew. Some shrews eat 1.3 times their body weight in food per day.

Edit: Ah, here we go:

In fact, only four species are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-06, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,497
Posted By WD_40

Get yourself some Specialized Mondo Pros... man I...

Get yourself some Specialized Mondo Pros... man I love those tires! I ride and race on them and I wouldn't use anything else right now. They're fast, grippy and very flat resistant, in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 02:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,438
Posted By WD_40

When I started racing crits, I realized that the...

When I started racing crits, I realized that the liklihood of my crashing rose considerably. Also it seems that with most crit crashes you tend to land on your head/face. I quickly decided it was...
07-10-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,942
Posted By WD_40

I need a demonoid invitation code. If you've...

I need a demonoid invitation code. If you've registered with a code you've gotten from this forum, please pay it forward and post your invitation codes for others to use.
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