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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 07:02 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 94,963
Posted By Jashue

I scrolled through 16 pages of this thread and I...

I scrolled through 16 pages of this thread and I didn't see a single shark fin Madone.
I guess I have to post mine!

No idea how to post a picture into the thread. I guess a link will have to do....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 814
Posted By Jashue

Project One Madone 9.0 vs 9.5

Trying to configure one of my dream bikes, I see that I can configure a Madone 9.5 with Ultegra 6870 Di2, or a Mechanical Ultegra 8000 for exactly $2,550 less. Does that make any sense? It seems to...
07-07-17, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Jashue

Thanks!

Thanks!
07-07-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Jashue

Stage seven not on TV?

My DVR has been flaking out lately and it didn't record stage seven this morning. A restart of the device usually makes everything okay.

So what's the deal with prime time coverage? All I see on...
07-14-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,969
Posted By Jashue

GC might not be sewn up. There's still a lot of...

GC might not be sewn up. There's still a lot of racing left.
And to say what many may be thinking-- Let's wait and see if Nibali passes the blood tests. I hate to be the first to bring it up, but...
06-13-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,343
Posted By Jashue

That's not the way it works. But don't...

That's not the way it works.

But don't sweat it-- Contador rode Froome's wheel tight at the end of the race. He didn't need to. It was gamesmanship.
07-11-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,218
Posted By Jashue

I'm actually pretty astonished. I mean... the...

I'm actually pretty astonished. I mean... the attack was totally absurd save for the fact that it ripped into Armstrong. There was no realistic tactical advantage for Sky to do that. Who charges...
07-11-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,218
Posted By Jashue

Are you watching the same race as me? It was Sky...

Are you watching the same race as me? It was Sky that initiated the brutality as soon as they hit the climb. I'm thinking it was done specifically to destroy Armstrong. The attack made no sense...
07-29-09, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Jashue

Hello everyone... I realize that this is...

Hello everyone...

I realize that this is last weeks news, but I have to ask:

Was this fiasco acknowledged by Phil and Paul during the telecast? I watched every stage of the TDF this year (DVRd...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-09, 09:05 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 44,810
Posted By Jashue

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We have a winner! Best photo I've viddied all week!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-09, 06:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,347
Posted By Jashue

It has been said (on this forum, anyway) that...

It has been said (on this forum, anyway) that there are two kinds of people: Arione people, and Aliante people.

Last fall I borrowed an Arione from my LBS and took it for a spin (40 mile ride?)...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Jashue

Found it!

I actually found it on my HD (I had copy/pasted it about a year ago when I came across it). Brilliant. Sobering. Anyone care to claim authorship?

"Road is one of the only sports where adult men...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Jashue

Searching for a quote....

I'm pretty sure I read it here-- something about road cycling being "the last refuge of aging jocks."

It was pretty spot on, I find as I (sadly) enter my 40s. Can anyone recall the exact quote? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-08, 08:51 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,277
Posted By Jashue

Bibs. To a newbie they look silly (more so...

Bibs.

To a newbie they look silly (more so than regular cycling shorts, anyway), but they are awesome.

I went two years before my first pair, and after day one wearing them I knew that there...
08-04-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By Jashue

I was surprised that no one suggested the...

I was surprised that no one suggested the possibility that you're over training until snowdog did so late in the thread.

Last month I went through a period of lethargy and it made no sense at all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Jashue

I noticed that also. Rewound the DVR a few times...

I noticed that also. Rewound the DVR a few times too. I don't mean to be a pig-- but that was just too much! I can't help it. It's how God made me!
07-22-08, 10:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,577
Posted By Jashue

Oh, the irony! Kohl being as thirsty as he was...

Oh, the irony! Kohl being as thirsty as he was while having Gerolsteiner as a sponsor!
Forum: Foo
07-16-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 254,496
Posted By Jashue

Schooled!!

Schooled!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Jashue

Charlie and Mongo--- of course I shower after...

Charlie and Mongo--- of course I shower after each ride! To do otherwise would be gross! The irritation is clearly from friction rather than bacteria. The welts are where the back of my leg meets...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Jashue

Problems with new saddle

About a week ago I replaced my Terry Fly saddle with a new Fizik Arione Carbon CX. I love the fit of my new seat for the most part, but yesterday's two-hour ride has yielded a pair of welts on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,415
Posted By Jashue

Welcome to the P2C club! Here's mine: ...

Welcome to the P2C club! Here's mine:

http://homepage.mac.com/jashue/.Public/p2c.jpg

Sorry about the lack of white garage door!

Since the picture was taken, I've swapped the 90 mm stem for...
07-08-08, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Jashue

It could very well be stress-- I hate my job...

It could very well be stress-- I hate my job (like so many), but at least it affords me plenty of daylight training hours. Oddly enough-- a lot of stress comes from cycling itself-- as at the age of...
07-07-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Jashue

Help! I can't get it up!

My heart rate, that is...

Try as I may, I can't seem to get my heart into my optimal training zone for most of the past three weeks or so (which I assume to be from around 146 to 160 given my age...
07-04-08, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jashue

Sigh... Do you have anything intellegent to...

Sigh...

Do you have anything intellegent to say on the matter?
06-24-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,074
Posted By Jashue

I never used to be fond of the taste either-- and...

I never used to be fond of the taste either-- and this is understandable when one considers the types of real beer that I favor (big, strong imperial IPAs, Stouts and Belgian abbey Ales).

But a...
06-22-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By Jashue

I fancy myself the smoothie king-- always trying...

I fancy myself the smoothie king-- always trying to come up with something different and wonderful.

My most basic smoothie probably isn't too far off the beaten path of normal experience for...
06-21-08, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By Jashue

I'm glad someone else brought up the Astana...

I'm glad someone else brought up the Astana issue, because it makes no sense to me and I just assumed that I was missing something...

So that's what's going on: a sponsor is being punished even...
06-18-08, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,074
Posted By Jashue

Non-alcoholic beer as a recovery drink

In an attempt to consume less beer I've begun to drink non-alcoholic malt beverages for those times after work when I need to crack open something cold and refreshing (but not sweet or acidic). What...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,182
Posted By Jashue

For months, I've been salivating at the thought...

For months, I've been salivating at the thought that someone gets on board with the iPhone in the same way that Nike got on board with the iPod Sport Kit. All we need is a an interface and a mount. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-08, 09:04 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,370
Posted By Jashue

I still have my Oakley Factory Pilots- what was...

I still have my Oakley Factory Pilots- what was that? 1986? Perhaps I'll show up at tonight's Time Trial wearing them just as a goof-- but I wonder how many people will remember them and get my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Jashue

Sigh.... Oh, you are oh so right... And such...

Sigh....

Oh, you are oh so right... And such a wit too!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Jashue

Your waist? Weight? I think I might have to...

Your waist? Weight?

I think I might have to just think longer and harder whilst in the store, before I swipe that credit card.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,103
Posted By Jashue

How old are you, exactly? By the avatar it's...

How old are you, exactly? By the avatar it's tough to say.

Age will more likely adversely affect explosiveness in sprints than average speeds over longer rides, but both will ultimately suffer as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Jashue

Short/Bib Fit

I've got about 3 pairs or shorts and two pairs of bibs from various manufacturers. Some are medium, and some are large. Of all these garments, two of them are Louis Garneau Alveo bibs in one of...
05-29-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Jashue

There is no way to know for sure until you...

There is no way to know for sure until you actually get out there and ride. I ran similar times myself (back in the day), and was saddened to find that talent in one discipline didn't translate so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,280
Posted By Jashue

How long should a saddle last?

I realize that there are a number of variables which determine how long a saddle should last (riders willingness to rid in inclement weather etc.), but I was wondering if I could get a few opinions...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-08, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,693
Posted By Jashue

How's that Fizik K-1 treating you?

Kleng,

Now that you had the saddle for a more/less extended period of time, what are your thoughts? Still have it, or did you go back to your previous model for the sake of comfort?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-08, 09:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,825
Posted By Jashue

Did someone say "hedgehog'?

Did someone say "hedgehog'?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Jashue

Sizing for a TT bike

My allergist happens to be a very good triathlete, and during a casual conversation last appointment I happened to mention that I had ordered from one of my local bike shops a new Cervelo P2C. He...
03-14-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By Jashue

Hip pain, clip-on aerobars

For the last month or so, I've been making a greater effort to ride in the aero position on my indoor trainer to better prepare myself for the TT season to come. For the past two years I've been like...
03-06-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jashue

It could be that after a hard ride your whole...

It could be that after a hard ride your whole system is taxed to the point where you become more susceptible to a cold sore and an outbreak occurs.

I've never got one after a ride, but I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,517
Posted By Jashue

I've never seen such a mediocre team get so much...

I've never seen such a mediocre team get so much attention. How many podium finishes did they get in the TOC? Unless I'm mistaken, Mario got 3rd in a stage, right?

Having said all that... I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,529
Posted By Jashue

And get only half the sound? You do realize that...

And get only half the sound? You do realize that recordings are engineered in stereophonic sound, right?

As far as recommendations go.... How about noise cancelation headphones? The way I see it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-08, 12:29 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 25,524
Posted By Jashue

After you've desecrated your body to that...

After you've desecrated your body to that outrageous extent, what else can you do but pose?
02-13-08, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Jashue

For those stuck on a trainer...

How many days per week do you ride on the thing? This is the first winter that I’ve resolved to dedicate myself to the agony of indoor riding for the full duration of the season, and for the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,215
Posted By Jashue

Eww is right!

Eww is right!
01-20-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,047
Posted By Jashue

Before I happened upon this thread, I thought...

Before I happened upon this thread, I thought that the only reason I'd go to a spinning class was to meet girls. {which still might not be a bad idea} :o

But you got me thinking... so these...
01-03-08, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Jashue

Just speculating here, but I imagine by "peak" he...

Just speculating here, but I imagine by "peak" he means the highest level of wattage he was able to achieve-- even if only for a short while. What do you imagine he means?
12-27-07, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Jashue

That strikes me as outstanding advice. But don't...

That strikes me as outstanding advice. But don't you think it's a good idea to "throw your body a curve" every now and again? An entire winter of working out at low intensity levels would (or so it...
12-17-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Jashue

I also have the aero-base builder compilation...

I also have the aero-base builder compilation DVD. Love it--- as much as one can love a sufferfest. But I know for absolute certain that I wouldn't be training as well without it.

Thus far, i...
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