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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By HigherGround

That's something I will be doing in the interim. ...

That's something I will be doing in the interim. Even if I decide to get new shoes, they will have to wait a bit because I am building up a new frame. Hopefully the maiden voyage will be this...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By HigherGround

When to replace your road shoes?

I know there are a lot of variables, but I was wondering when most people decide to replace their road shoes? I have been having problems with my feet over the last few years, but it is hard to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-16, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,763
Posted By HigherGround

Watch out or he will build a wall on the East...

Watch out or he will build a wall on the East coast... The most beautiful wall ever, believe me, everybody says so.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,707
Posted By HigherGround

I'm glad you're alright!

I'm glad you're alright!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-15, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 325,721
Posted By HigherGround

"It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to have...

"It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to have to paint it." - Steven Wright
10-28-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,080
Posted By HigherGround

Didn't Gilberto Simoni get busted for that, and...

Didn't Gilberto Simoni get busted for that, and successfully blame it on some throat lozenges that a family member brought back from Colombia? All the positive drug test excuses are running together...
10-20-15, 12:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,080
Posted By HigherGround

Luca Paolini...

Luca Paolini (http://velonews.competitor.com/2015/07/news/paolini-out-of-tour-after-testing-positive-for-cocaine_377607)
10-17-15, 11:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,080
Posted By HigherGround

I think it's odd that there still hasn't been any...

I think it's odd that there still hasn't been any mention of Danielson's B sample results, as far as I can tell. If the B sample was positive, one would think the UCI would have to announce it. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-15, 11:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,206
Posted By HigherGround

I'm glad you're alright!

I'm glad you're alright!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-15, 12:01 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By HigherGround

Cool video, thanks for sharing it! I got in to...

Cool video, thanks for sharing it! I got in to cycling in the early 80's, so that brought back some memories. For those of us who are used to almost all of the bikes being black, white, and red...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-15, 05:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 35,448
Posted By HigherGround

I was joking about over analyzing things. ;)

I was joking about over analyzing things. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 35,448
Posted By HigherGround

What do you mean by that?

What do you mean by that?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,344
Posted By HigherGround

I have been using the Selle Italia Max Flite...

I have been using the Selle Italia Max Flite since the mid to late 90s. I did briefly stray to the standard Flite and to a Fizik model, each for about a year, but the Max Flite just fits me the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-14, 03:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,981
Posted By HigherGround

First, the disclaimer: If you choose to go that...

First, the disclaimer: If you choose to go that route, it's not really hurting anyone and it is easy enough to change if you decide you don't like it.

Having said that, the last time I used...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-14, 02:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,452
Posted By HigherGround

Nice! I wanted to have "Organ Donor... Some...

Nice! I wanted to have "Organ Donor... Some other day!" but I ran out of space.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-14, 11:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,400
Posted By HigherGround

This is an important point. Years ago, someone...

This is an important point. Years ago, someone on here noted, "If you need one, you need two." I have had two instances recently that confirmed this. If I know I will be out after dark, I usually...
12-20-14, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By HigherGround

Of course he wasn't there to purchase EPO. He...

Of course he wasn't there to purchase EPO. He was there to pick up HGH, a few testosterone patches, two bags of blood that they had kindly agreed to store in their refrigerator, and a Happy Meal.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 325,721
Posted By HigherGround

Nice picture, and welcome to Bike Forums (even if...

Nice picture, and welcome to Bike Forums (even if I am a little late in seeing your post). I hope you're enjoying it here.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-14, 12:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,452
Posted By HigherGround

I ride with my Road ID and insurance card. No...

I ride with my Road ID and insurance card. No one ever plans to have an accident.
Forum: Introductions
12-11-14, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By HigherGround

Welcome to Bike Forums Yannick. Have you ridden...

Welcome to Bike Forums Yannick. Have you ridden Alpe d'Huez yet? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,185
Posted By HigherGround

Asking if you want a new wife, or a new bike? If...

Asking if you want a new wife, or a new bike? If it is the latter, does she have any sisters who are single?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-14, 02:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,185
Posted By HigherGround

Perhaps that explains why David Extebarria picked...

Perhaps that explains why David Extebarria picked up the descending style pictured to the left?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-14, 04:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,185
Posted By HigherGround

Intentionally?

Intentionally?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,760
Posted By HigherGround

I guess I am a bit of a retrogrouch, but many of...

I guess I am a bit of a retrogrouch, but many of the modern carbon frames don't appeal to me aesthetically. However, I really like this one! Perhaps the celeste appeals to my retrogrouch side.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,442
Posted By HigherGround

knobd, what did you finally decide upon? I am in...

knobd, what did you finally decide upon? I am in a similar position, and considering many of the same wheels that you were looking at. I am mostly debating between the Vento and Scirocco wheels,...
12-07-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,298
Posted By HigherGround

Apparently there may (and I emphasize "may") be...

Apparently there may (and I emphasize "may") be bad news for Enrico Gasparotto due to the investigation of Dr. Michele Ferarri...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,037
Posted By HigherGround

If it is something that I want to try on before...

If it is something that I want to try on before buying (clothes, shoes, helmet, etc), then I will purchase it locally whenever possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,037
Posted By HigherGround

I stopped ordering from Nashbar when they took 3...

I stopped ordering from Nashbar when they took 3 weeks to deliver three in-stock items from Ohio to PA. I've had orders from the UK (Wiggle and ProBikeKit) get here in a week!

I've had good luck...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,267
Posted By HigherGround

Thanks for the laugh! Don't forget to include...

Thanks for the laugh! Don't forget to include the Grip Shift knobs that went on the end of conventional handlebars.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,225
Posted By HigherGround

Yep. Basically it is an opportunity for them to...

Yep. Basically it is an opportunity for them to expand their wheel market to Shimano or Sram equipped riders, without them needing to be putting Campagnolo-labeled wheels on their bikes.

Thank...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,225
Posted By HigherGround

Campagnolo G3 vs. Fulcrum 2:1

Does anyone have feedback about the durability or performance of rear wheels with the Campagnolo G3 lacing pattern vs. Fulcrum's 2:1 pattern? I am just in to the Clydesdale category, and some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-14, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,907
Posted By HigherGround

It depends. Were you on a bicycle at the time?

It depends. Were you on a bicycle at the time?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-14, 11:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,978
Posted By HigherGround

I just saw this now. I'm sorry to hear about the...

I just saw this now. I'm sorry to hear about the accident, but I'm definitely glad it wasn't worse. I seem to be hearing about more crashes than usual lately. I hope you have as fast a recovery as...
Forum: Introductions
03-08-14, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By HigherGround

Hi Jay, welcome to the forums! I live in...

Hi Jay, welcome to the forums! I live in Montgomery County, not too far away. There's a lot of nice riding in SE PA. I hope you enjoy the forums!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By HigherGround

There's still time to return it! ;) ...

There's still time to return it! ;)

Although I'm sure the CAAD10 is a perfectly fine frame as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-14, 01:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By HigherGround

The Lynskey Rouleur...

The Lynskey Rouleur (https://www.lynskeyperformance.com/store/rouleur.html) perhaps? The frame is currently on sale for $1,090. I have the R330 that I got on close out, and I have been very happy...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-14, 01:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By HigherGround

I enjoyed it. It seemed to present a nice,...

I enjoyed it. It seemed to present a nice, unbiased balance to the Lance Lovefest that went on for so long.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-14, 01:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,193
Posted By HigherGround

This was my first thought when I saw the title to...

This was my first thought when I saw the title to this thread:

(mild F-bomb alert)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Um7Jde0tn-c
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-14, 12:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,851
Posted By HigherGround

I just saw this thread. I hope Fred heals...

I just saw this thread. I hope Fred heals quickly, and is back in the saddle again soon!

Best wishes,

Rich
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By HigherGround

If I were in the Tucson area, I would definitely...

If I were in the Tucson area, I would definitely check them out.

I started working in retail when I was 14, and I have continued to do so off and on for the next 30 years (mostly "on"). I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 425,360
Posted By HigherGround

:beer:

:beer:
01-01-14, 12:07 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,433
Posted By HigherGround

I hope this doesn't seem like I'm back pedaling,...

I hope this doesn't seem like I'm back pedaling, but that looks pretty nice. In fact, one of my riding buddies has a Trek that is ivory and metallic red with black trim. Normally I am not a big fan...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 706,805
Posted By HigherGround

I love the paint!

I love the paint!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 706,805
Posted By HigherGround

That looks fast just standing still!

That looks fast just standing still!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 01:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,782
Posted By HigherGround

Security! :)

Security!







:)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By HigherGround

I'm sorry to read about the theft. That LeMond...

I'm sorry to read about the theft. That LeMond looked like a very cool bike. One thing in your favor is that with the carbon craze, there are a lot of good deals on used steel bikes. In addition...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-13, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By HigherGround

Well played, Sir. Chapeau.

Well played, Sir. Chapeau.
12-08-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,433
Posted By HigherGround

:beer: Your comments about appearance...

:beer:



Your comments about appearance are spot on. That was very evident in the Gita catalogs of that era, where you could often find SL, SLX, and TSX frames from Merckx, DeRosa, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,903
Posted By HigherGround

Thanks for the feedback everyone! It looks like...

Thanks for the feedback everyone! It looks like I will go with the vented lenses as my first choice, but others are still welcome to chime in.
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