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04-01-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By kunsei83

No sunglasses in UCI regulated Pro Cycling?

Am I reading this article right?
http://www.velonews.com/article/90087/uci-releases-new-eyewear-regs-impacting-lance-armstrong

Is this April Fool's Day joke?

I wear sunglasses from protection...
03-09-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

And again Vinofan, noone is arguing which race is...

And again Vinofan, noone is arguing which race is better or more fun to watch. All I'm saying is that in the modern era, Tour brings the BEST GC riders competing at their peak.
Yes, many riders...
03-09-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

Yes, there are many riders who've done well in...

Yes, there are many riders who've done well in both Giro and the Tour in the same year. It's the miracle of doping.
03-09-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

First of all, your analogy is just dumb and...

First of all, your analogy is just dumb and doesn't make sense. You begin by saying tour and giro basically have same teams competing and comparing that Indy and Dayton which they use completely...
03-09-09, 02:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

Wow, way to quote my one sentence out of the...

Wow, way to quote my one sentence out of the whole paragraph and generalizing me. What you don't get and what lots of other people don't get is that I'm not arguing at all about the excitement and...
02-25-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

I do agree that Giro races tend to be very...

I do agree that Giro races tend to be very exciting racing on a very tough course. And no doubt, it'll be fun to watch. However, I would just like to see Lance go against the very best riders of...
02-25-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

Yes, that is the justification for showing up at...

Yes, that is the justification for showing up at the biggest race of the year. I want to see the best of the best competing at the Tour. Why do you think I started this thread? It's not about the...
02-25-09, 12:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

I said COMPARED to the Tour, nobody watches the...

I said COMPARED to the Tour, nobody watches the Giro. I'm not even talking about the USA crowd. Only a handful of people watch cycling in the US anyways. It's just fact that Tour de France brings...
02-24-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

Man who doesn't dope can't do well in both the...

Man who doesn't dope can't do well in both the Giro and the Tour. I believe he's clean, so IF he rides the Giro to win, he'll be a domestique for the Tour. You can't use Giro as a test for the...
02-24-09, 07:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,809
Posted By kunsei83

Lance riding the Giro is a mistake

I don't understand why Lance is riding in the Giro d'Italia this year. I know that most likely Contador's going to be the leader of Astana at the Tour de France as most likely, Lance won't be as...
02-19-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By kunsei83

I don't do any crazy downhill riding. So, would...

I don't do any crazy downhill riding. So, would 185mm be an overkill? Should I get 160mm? Or is there not much difference where I should just get whichever I can get a better deal???
02-18-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By kunsei83

Avid BB7 160mm vs 185mm?

What is the difference between these?
02-16-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kunsei83

ok, i'm starting to have second thoughts about...

ok, i'm starting to have second thoughts about Fisher Triton and thinking about building up Surly Cross Check. This frame has a more relaxed geo compared to Triton, but I think it's more versatile...
02-14-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kunsei83

I think I'm going to stick with my first pick...

I think I'm going to stick with my first pick with Gary Fisher Triton as I always believed Lemond geometry is good fit for me with long torso. I'm gonna go to the LBS to ask about tire width max and...
02-13-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kunsei83

Anybody know the maximum tire width the Fisher...

Anybody know the maximum tire width the Fisher Triton can take?
02-13-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kunsei83

I guess one other bike that I should consider is...

I guess one other bike that I should consider is Salsa Casseroll single. This bike's geometry seem to meet my needs. Anyone have experience with this bike?
02-13-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kunsei83

Thanks for your input! I just briefly checked up...

Thanks for your input! I just briefly checked up on IRO Mark V, but it seem to be too similar to track bikes with the short chainstay length. Does anybody else have any other bike suggestions?
02-13-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kunsei83

Finding a road bike fit fixie

I've been researching for intensely searching for a perfect fixed gear bike. My background: I'm mainly a roadie and do little bit of mountain biking. Last summer, I was commuting to work 30 mile...
07-26-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,369
Posted By kunsei83

I think Cadel's tour strategy of marking climbers...

I think Cadel's tour strategy of marking climbers in the mountain and beating them in time trials will win him a Tour in the future. But he would need some help from his teammates. Where was...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By kunsei83

Need help gathering equipments for commuting and weekend adventure bike

Hello,

I currently ride a Cannondale F300 mountain bike to commute from home to work that's about 30 mile round trip in the San Fernando Valley located in California. It's fairly flat and doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-08, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By kunsei83

Rudy Project Zyon

Have any of you tried Rudy Project Zyon?

I'm thinking about replacing my Rydon for these, but I can't find any stores that carry them. I have a large head, so my biggest concern about getting...
06-15-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By kunsei83

29in steel mountain bike?

After assessing my needs for an all-purpose bike, I've decided 29 in wheel steel framed mountain bike would be what I want. I want to compare all of the bikes that fit this category, but am not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-06, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By kunsei83

oakley monster dog

I recently purchased the Oakley Monster Dog for casual wear. It fits me perfectly, and I'm thinking about wearing them for cycling also since I like the fit so much. However, I feel like the lenses...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-06, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By kunsei83

My head size is 7.5, and I tried Bell Sweep R...

My head size is 7.5, and I tried Bell Sweep R Large, and it was too big for my head. I tightened as much as possible and it was still loose. The Medium ended up too small.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-06, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,542
Posted By kunsei83

I got my Oakley M frame with hybrid lens today! ...

I got my Oakley M frame with hybrid lens today! I got it bright chrome frame with slate iridium lens. They are pretty sweet looking. I used to think they are kinda dorky, but nothing looks better...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-06, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,542
Posted By kunsei83

Question about Oakley M frame

I'm buying a M Frame with Hybrid lens. If I want to buy a replacement lens, would any other lens sizes fit? like sweep or heat?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-06, 02:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,953
Posted By kunsei83

Carrera, sounds to me like you have no friends...

Carrera, sounds to me like you have no friends and no life. You shouldn't cycle that much and waste your life. There's more things to do than riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-06, 06:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,570
Posted By kunsei83

Howcome you decided to go clean? Just wondering...

Howcome you decided to go clean? Just wondering b/c I would think it would be addicting if your performace improved so much with this drug. I might be completely off since i've never taken any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-06, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By kunsei83

2006 Tour de France DVD

I know I'm jumping to conclusion, but if Floyd is found guilty and the title is given to Oscar Pereiro, I wonder what the DVD of the race will be like. The cover will have Oscar Pereiro on it, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-06, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,680
Posted By kunsei83

I heard QS2 is not too stiff, but comfortable. ...

I heard QS2 is not too stiff, but comfortable. So, if you're planning on doing many long rides or long races, it might be good. But maybe not so good for short races or if you're a sprinter. I'm...
07-19-06, 07:30 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,466
Posted By kunsei83

Unless Pereiro loses a minute to the other GC...

Unless Pereiro loses a minute to the other GC contenders tomorrow, it could be all over. Pereiro is not a bad time trialist, so Sastre, Kloden, or Evans will not be able to overcome a big deficit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By kunsei83

I think if you win the tour, you're the king of...

I think if you win the tour, you're the king of cycling for that year. Tour de France is THE biggest race of the year. If I remember correctly from the book, Lance Armstrong's War, it said that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 5,539
Posted By kunsei83

Did you just take a economic class

Did you just take a economic class
07-08-06, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 895
Posted By kunsei83

can someone please post a link on this subject? ...

can someone please post a link on this subject? I've been trying to find it but cannot find it. I thought if your bike doesn't meet the regulation, you're automatically DQ'd. Is this not right? ...
07-08-06, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 895
Posted By kunsei83

does someone have a website link for this? And...

does someone have a website link for this? And is he just banned from using it for the final tt?
07-08-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 895
Posted By kunsei83

Is this a joke or for real? Can somebody pull...

Is this a joke or for real? Can somebody pull the actual link for this please?
07-05-06, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By kunsei83

Yea, you're absolutely right. Top contenders do...

Yea, you're absolutely right. Top contenders do finish in the front often on flat stages, and the sprinting for the time bonus won't affect them too much. I just believe that Popovych will be the...
07-05-06, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By kunsei83

I would think the new man will be Sastre and even...

I would think the new man will be Sastre and even procycling.com says it. However, I read Bobby Jullich's diary on espn and he says that the new leader will be decided after the first time trial. ...
07-05-06, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By kunsei83

He trains to peak at the Giro D'Italia so I don't...

He trains to peak at the Giro D'Italia so I don't think he's at his best for the Tour. I think the man for the Discovery will be Popovich. I think Hincapie is wasting alot of energy this week with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-06, 09:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,237
Posted By kunsei83

I think the fit is the most important part of...

I think the fit is the most important part of protecting the head. I've worn many helmets when I first began riding that didn't fit my head well, and when I make sudden moves, it would move around...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-06, 07:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,237
Posted By kunsei83

After looking at the tour riders wearing the new...

After looking at the tour riders wearing the new Ionos, I don't think there as good looking as Atmos. I personally choose helmets by how they fit my head, and if it looks good on me. I do care...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-06, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By kunsei83

Let's face it. Cycling to most Americans is not...

Let's face it. Cycling to most Americans is not something very exciting to watch. People who know about cycling races get very excited b/c there are so much strategies, sort of understand the pain...
07-04-06, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,072
Posted By kunsei83

Many times the domestiques will have a hump on...

Many times the domestiques will have a hump on their back b/c they stick like 3 or 4 water bottles in their back that they just got from their team car so they can hand them out to their teammates.
07-04-06, 11:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,448
Posted By kunsei83

I've been enjoying this year's tour de france...

I've been enjoying this year's tour de france very much. I think today's and yesterday's finish have been very exciting with Kessler going on the late break. I think if you love watching racing,...
07-02-06, 03:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 959
Posted By kunsei83

Yea, any of those pros will kill us by alot. All...

Yea, any of those pros will kill us by alot. All of them are at such an elite level that even 1% increase in their performance can make a difference between winning or cracking.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By kunsei83

Tyler Hamilton's website makes me sick

There seems to be so much evidence against him, but he has a website asking for people's support. He's been deceiving everyone with his boyish innocent look for years now. Hasn't he been asking...
07-01-06, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,304
Posted By kunsei83

I also think it'll be sastre for CSC if his form...

I also think it'll be sastre for CSC if his form is on in the mountains. I think he finished 8th overall in 2004.
07-01-06, 08:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,426
Posted By kunsei83

Does Thor need to get a top 10 finish? How many...

Does Thor need to get a top 10 finish? How many places are awarded the time bonus? If only 3 places, can't Thor technically finish in the 100th and still keep his yellow if the time bonus won't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 07:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,237
Posted By kunsei83

I might've misunderstood your statement. I just...

I might've misunderstood your statement. I just assumed you meant their helmets are made in bad quality b/c you said you would stay away from it. Maybe you just meant helmets shouldn't cost over...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 07:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,237
Posted By kunsei83

made in China doesn't mean it's a bad quality. ...

made in China doesn't mean it's a bad quality. I've hit my head going over 25 mph and I didn't even feel it on my head wearing my Atmos. I was in pain everywhere else on my body, but not my head. ...
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