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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By ILUVUK

This is 100% correct. The only thing I would add...

This is 100% correct. The only thing I would add to that is green tragedy averted!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,572
Posted By ILUVUK

Typically, when wire bead appears in a spot or...

Typically, when wire bead appears in a spot or three or four on the rear, I move the front to the rear and put a new tire on the front. rinse and repeat.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 06:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,361
Posted By ILUVUK

It seemed appropriate and I'm not sure why it...

It seemed appropriate and I'm not sure why it matters when he last posted. My apologies, let's pretend I never typed it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,361
Posted By ILUVUK

as botto would say, "correct"

as botto would say, "correct"
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,808
Posted By ILUVUK

Truer words have never been spoken.

Truer words have never been spoken.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,448
Posted By ILUVUK

Considering that it's near the end of your budget...

Considering that it's near the end of your budget and your cycling style, no way in hell I'd make that purchase.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-15, 11:26 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,072
Posted By ILUVUK

I've always liked Pilsner Urquell if you can get...

I've always liked Pilsner Urquell if you can get it fresh, preferably on tap...The green bottle issue as I'm sure you know. An alternative I love is Victory Prima Pils...a truly outstanding beer!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,550
Posted By ILUVUK

1) 50mm carbon clinchers 2) Bike computer with...

1) 50mm carbon clinchers
2) Bike computer with HR
3) Fat bike
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,072
Posted By ILUVUK

Schlafly Winter ESB and SN Celebration are the...

Schlafly Winter ESB and SN Celebration are the two beers I most look forward to this time of year.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By ILUVUK

I used it for a while, but couldn't easily keep...

I used it for a while, but couldn't easily keep it clean. I did like the feel of it, though. I switched back to fizik microtex and couldn't be happier.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By ILUVUK

You're making this needlessly difficult by not...

You're making this needlessly difficult by not answering a straightforward question. I don't think it can be much clearer than this, but if you had to hand down a punishment for someone who killed...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By ILUVUK

Perhaps I didn't get directly to my point...fine,...

Perhaps I didn't get directly to my point...fine, whatever, but DaveWC got directly to his point and I would very much like to hear a response from you that clearly addresses his question. What do...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By ILUVUK

No, but you are. The number 1 tactic by someone...

No, but you are. The number 1 tactic by someone who can't answer a simple question.

Not religious...I'm an atheist.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 06:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By ILUVUK

I am not religious. And you've now completely...

I am not religious. And you've now completely avoided the question. Good job.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By ILUVUK

I think you're avoiding the question.

I think you're avoiding the question.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By ILUVUK

You must deal with different types of people than...

You must deal with different types of people than I see on a daily basis. Nothing I see makes me believe humanity is universally capable of such.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By ILUVUK

I generally stay out of debates such as this, but...

I generally stay out of debates such as this, but I can't on this. You're certainly allowed to have your opinion on this, but I couldn't possibly disagree with you more. Until people somehow...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-15, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By ILUVUK

I see it quite a bit.

I see it quite a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,625
Posted By ILUVUK

I use White Lightning Clean Lube...wax-based. I...

I use White Lightning Clean Lube...wax-based. I apply it before almost every ride because it is so simple to do so. Probably overkill in dry conditions, but I don't care as it literally takes 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,280
Posted By ILUVUK

This could be the ultimate Lazarus thread...10...

This could be the ultimate Lazarus thread...10 years!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,341
Posted By ILUVUK

I'd be happy to help with a saddle. I've got two...

I'd be happy to help with a saddle. I've got two white ones that didn't agree with my arse.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By ILUVUK

Isn't that animal abuse?

Isn't that animal abuse?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-15, 11:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,315
Posted By ILUVUK

This is my experience with Fizik Microtex white...

This is my experience with Fizik Microtex white as well. Stuff simply stays clean. Look at me, I've just contributed to an 8-year old thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By ILUVUK

In my experience, you are unlikely to find a...

In my experience, you are unlikely to find a better deal than this: Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick Clincher Road Tyre | ProBikeKit.com...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,042
Posted By ILUVUK

"How much does Garmin hate Apple? " As much...

"How much does Garmin hate Apple? "

As much as Strava hates Windows.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By ILUVUK

A lot of people will say I'm crazy, but if you're...

A lot of people will say I'm crazy, but if you're not racing and doing fast group rides regularly, I wouldn't spend the 35-40 for the Contis. Probikekit.com has Vittoria Rubino Pros and Pro Slicks...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-15, 07:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,006
Posted By ILUVUK

There would be some very long stretches of road...

There would be some very long stretches of road where I wouldn't be allowed the opportunity to wave at another cyclist...i'm out.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By ILUVUK

I would change to shimano. my last bike (2007)...

I would change to shimano. my last bike (2007) came with fsa gossamer. the shifting was really OK, but it was the noisiest crank ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,707
Posted By ILUVUK

great looking boxer. never cared much for the...

great looking boxer. never cared much for the cropped ears, but that's just a personal preference. i will always have a boxer!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,707
Posted By ILUVUK

a 5-year old brindle boxer named Scout.

a 5-year old brindle boxer named Scout.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,191
Posted By ILUVUK

kind of funny that this topic was mentioned. we...

kind of funny that this topic was mentioned. we do our trainer night at the Trek Store here on tuesday nights. For some reason, I looked down at someone's bike and noticed that their QR was on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 01:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,239
Posted By ILUVUK

3,552.6 miles

3,552.6 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,849
Posted By ILUVUK

I personally wouldn't put that tape on my bike,...

I personally wouldn't put that tape on my bike, but you're the only one that has to be happy with it. As others have stated, tape is generally cheap. If you try it and don't like it, you can always...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,691
Posted By ILUVUK

Thank you for the tip. I just d/l it and will...

Thank you for the tip. I just d/l it and will look it over.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,691
Posted By ILUVUK

I don't have a GPS capable computer and I use a...

I don't have a GPS capable computer and I use a Windows phone, so I don't think I can even use Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,618
Posted By ILUVUK

i save used road tires for the trainer. no good...

i save used road tires for the trainer. no good reason to spend the extra cash for a trainer-specific tire. YMMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,699
Posted By ILUVUK

That was my first thought.

That was my first thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By ILUVUK

My favorite reasonably priced training tire is...

My favorite reasonably priced training tire is the Vittoria Rubino Pro III, preferably the slick. I don't buy race day tires as I only race up to 5 times a year, so the cost isn't really worth it for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,251
Posted By ILUVUK

The exception to this rule is Fizik Microtex....

The exception to this rule is Fizik Microtex. Have well over 2000 miles on mine and still clean. White PRO Silicon bar tape gets filthy almost immediately in my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By ILUVUK

I recently went to one of the bike shops in my...

I recently went to one of the bike shops in my area to buy toe covers, but they didn't have any in stock. Then kind of decided that the toe cover is somewhat of a specialized item. 95% of the time if...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,043
Posted By ILUVUK

It's true. Fizik microtex is the best. My white...

It's true. Fizik microtex is the best. My white tape is still amazingly white even with at least 2500-3000 miles on it. As long as they produce it, it is the tape I'll keep buying.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,276
Posted By ILUVUK

It happens. However, I wouldn't call it "ultimate...

It happens. However, I wouldn't call it "ultimate cycling embarrassment" unless it was witnessed by a minimum of 10 cyclists.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,504
Posted By ILUVUK

I have no idea how fast you were actually riding,...

I have no idea how fast you were actually riding, but it looked as though you were flying!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,799
Posted By ILUVUK

rarely is anything so cut and dried in the 41....

rarely is anything so cut and dried in the 41. That tire is a goner! If it makes you feel any better, I had to replace a Vittoria Rubino Pro this spring that had under 40 miles on it with a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By ILUVUK

I don't mind it as much when it is warm, but I...

I don't mind it as much when it is warm, but I hate it when it is cooler. I have 6 pairs of the same sock which are mostly white and always get dingy as hell when riding in the rain. They never look...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By ILUVUK

Depends on the conditions in which you're riding....

Depends on the conditions in which you're riding. Lately, I've just been applying lube before every or every other ride. Started using white lightning clean lube (wax), and prefer how much cleaner it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By ILUVUK

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By ILUVUK

sweet ride! enjoy.

sweet ride! enjoy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,388
Posted By ILUVUK

Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-14, 10:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 24,256
Posted By ILUVUK

I like the look and feel of Pro Smart Silicone...

I like the look and feel of Pro Smart Silicone tape, but it gets filthy almost immediately and doesn't come clean. Switched back to Fizik Microtex. Feels just as good and stays clean. I don't...
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