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Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,196
Posted By bigtea

yep...same questions keep getting asked...and the...

yep...same questions keep getting asked...and the same people keep saying the same things...including you.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,196
Posted By bigtea

Were they pros? I would say yes by any standard,...

Were they pros? I would say yes by any standard, but back in 1980 things were seen differently. So, in my estimation this is the best pro jersey...ever....


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 03:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,411
Posted By bigtea

If you are going metal on a seatpost, take a good...

If you are going metal on a seatpost, take a good look at Thomson's. IMO the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 02:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,411
Posted By bigtea

A week or so ago I posted the link to an article...

A week or so ago I posted the link to an article about George Hincapie's training bike. Here's an article on his team bike. Note the alloy stem and bars. According to the article "...he opts for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,480
Posted By bigtea

Get rid of the saddle, seat post and brakes. ...

Get rid of the saddle, seat post and brakes. Ride standing and don't stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,401
Posted By bigtea

Floyd Landis...Tyler Hamilton...Jan...

Floyd Landis...Tyler Hamilton...Jan Ullrich...Michael Rasmussen...so many to choose from
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-10, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,531
Posted By bigtea

It would make sense that Johan Musseeuw (a...

It would make sense that Johan Musseeuw (a Belgian) would come up with flax. On a trip to Flanders I shopped for some linen (made from flax) gifts for my daughter. The choices were bewildering and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,233
Posted By bigtea

Hey trendy-hipster, for the same reason you don't...

Hey trendy-hipster, for the same reason you don't take your art and fashion fetish to GCD where it belongs.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-10, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,233
Posted By bigtea

Let me clarify something....I like Rapha. I like...

Let me clarify something....I like Rapha. I like Assos. I like Prada. I like Armani. They make wonderful clothing that is durable, fashionable, and ridiculously expensive, offering a cost/benefit...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-10, 08:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,233
Posted By bigtea

Cyclists...go to Manhattan and look around. ...

Cyclists...go to Manhattan and look around.

See those people wearing Levis and Russell Athletic teeshirts? Now go over to Fifth Avenue and look at the people wearing Prada and Armani.

As...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,837
Posted By bigtea

Too late Pcad...been there, and now have done...

Too late Pcad...been there, and now have done that. My hope is that faster riders will whiz by me and won't even notice the mirror. Slower riders will approach me with envy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,837
Posted By bigtea

I looked at all of the recommendations and bought...

I looked at all of the recommendations and bought a Take-a-Look at REI. After two weeks of use I have to say it is far better than I expected. Now I wonder why I put off the inevitable for so long...
01-17-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By bigtea

Okay, it is pure conjecture. So what is your...

Okay, it is pure conjecture. So what is your point about the benefit, or lack thereof, of helmets?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-10, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,601
Posted By bigtea

Best wishes for your friend's speedy recovery. ...

Best wishes for your friend's speedy recovery. Seventy years old...running a marathon? Who is this guy, Jack Lalanne?

Regarding a hip fracture, you are right about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-10, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By bigtea

Yes....pulled out the factory insole on my Sidi...

Yes....pulled out the factory insole on my Sidi mega's and replaced them with Sofsole inserts. That was several years ago and did it again on a new pair I bought last year. They not only fit...
01-16-10, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By bigtea

an avoidable outcome

Sad news. Helmets do prevent serious injury.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/lack-of-helmet-led-to-kesslers-skull-fracture

Good news. Helmet destroyed, rider okay.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-10, 11:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,671
Posted By bigtea

My Dinner with Andre'

My Dinner with Andre'
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-10, 07:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,377
Posted By bigtea

+1 about a recumbent. What many are offering...

+1 about a recumbent. What many are offering here is the advice of those who assume that their recovery will work for the OP's husband. It shouldn't be that difficult to find a back specialist who...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-10, 06:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,456
Posted By bigtea

Max downhill speed before my last accident -...

Max downhill speed before my last accident - 48mph
Max downhill speed after my last accident - 24mph
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,377
Posted By bigtea

I hate to say it, but this is not a very good...

I hate to say it, but this is not a very good place to find unbiased opinion on a topic like yours.

This forum's readers and avid cyclists in general have a "suffering is good" credo. You'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By bigtea

Most effective solution: Replace all carbon...

Most effective solution: Replace all carbon fiber materials with either steel or titanium.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-10, 08:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,237
Posted By bigtea

+1...ditto...let's face it, there is that cache'...

+1...ditto...let's face it, there is that cache' that comes with an exotic, expensive brand. Hence an Aston Martin draws more looks than a Mercedes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,265
Posted By bigtea

Yes...Ex Lax. Consume a $600 dose and you'll be...

Yes...Ex Lax. Consume a $600 dose and you'll be lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,641
Posted By bigtea

My hardware is a bit more extensive because it...

My hardware is a bit more extensive because it not only mended the hip socket, it also brought the pieces of my pelvis back together. It's with me forever.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By bigtea

+1 on that Seriously?

+1 on that



Seriously?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,641
Posted By bigtea

That's great news Jay. I'm curious, did you...

That's great news Jay. I'm curious, did you suffer much muscle atrophy during your recovery? I literally wasn't able to stand after I was given the go-ahead by my surgeon. It took me another 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,086
Posted By bigtea

I could have been that cyclist, but my brother...

I could have been that cyclist, but my brother talked me into taking a dive....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrq96cW2BuY
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,069
Posted By bigtea

The cycling equivalent would be a ride of 26...

The cycling equivalent would be a ride of 26 miles and 385 yards. However, it is much easier and faster to accomplish on a bicycle.

Riddle me this Batman, what is the running equivalent of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By bigtea

Where can I get a Fred exemption card?

I turned sixty and picked up a rear view mirror over the weekend. Where can I get a Fred exemption card?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,362
Posted By bigtea

I could have been that cyclist, but my brother...

I could have been that cyclist, but my brother talked me into taking a dive....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrq96cW2BuY
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,265
Posted By bigtea

I tried riding double blindfolded and had another...

I tried riding double blindfolded and had another damn wreck.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,265
Posted By bigtea

Hey...if it's good enough for George, it's good...

Hey...if it's good enough for George, it's good enough for me. Check out his new training bike and the wheels on it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,071
Posted By bigtea

There is nothing wrong with riding...

There is nothing wrong with riding solo....welcome to the "taint club".
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,265
Posted By bigtea

I replaced my Circuits with EA90SLs and could...

I replaced my Circuits with EA90SLs and could feel the difference. I'm not sure what you mean by "feel the difference through your pedals, saddle, and bars". I felt the difference in weight as I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-10, 06:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,265
Posted By bigtea

Yes it is worth it. Yes you will feel a...

Yes it is worth it. Yes you will feel a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By bigtea

A white marker might work, however I use the...

A white marker might work, however I use the mounting bracket for my rear light.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By bigtea

Here's a Litespeed Saber on ebay that is ready to...

Here's a Litespeed Saber on ebay that is ready to go for triathlons...save yourself the $$ and get a used one
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By bigtea

If you want durability then ti is definitely the...

If you want durability then ti is definitely the answer. Have you looked for a Litespeed TT bike on ebay? This year they've gone to carbon, but I'd think there are some used ones on sale at a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 08:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,805
Posted By bigtea

Why are you so hung up on Cervelo? The brand has...

Why are you so hung up on Cervelo? The brand has you mesmerized?

Why don't you look at a Douglas Matrix with Dura Ace from Colorado Cyclist? http://www.coloradocyclist.com/product/kit/DXXAAYX2...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,472
Posted By bigtea

You are doing 180+ miles in two consecutive days...

You are doing 180+ miles in two consecutive days and you don't know how to piss while riding? You must be dreaming of achieving your New Year's resolution.

If you can ride 180+ miles in two...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By bigtea

I have never seen, much less ridden a Pride bike....

I have never seen, much less ridden a Pride bike. However I have a ti bike and used to own a GT, which also used a "dual junction" geometry. My observations:

1. I love ti frames for my road...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,616
Posted By bigtea

color scheme...black with monkey-puke yellow and...

color scheme...black with monkey-puke yellow and turquoise
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By bigtea

+1 on the Cateye Strada wireless or cadence

+1 on the Cateye Strada wireless or cadence
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By bigtea

+1...the Eastons do have double butted spokes. ...

+1...the Eastons do have double butted spokes. And Urbanknight is right about using your elven weight to your advantage with some custom wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 11,246
Posted By bigtea

Buying a diamond on Craig's list? You forgot the...

Buying a diamond on Craig's list? You forgot the most important of the four C's in your quality assessment. You have color, carat, and clarity...but what about cut? It could be a one carat,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By bigtea

Jacket size? It depends on how important maximum...

Jacket size? It depends on how important maximum speed is to you. The most effective jacket for warmth will be a bit loose and probably flap somewhat in the wind.

If you have to go fast all of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 07:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,616
Posted By bigtea

Woe to the cyclist who bought one of these bikes....

Woe to the cyclist who bought one of these bikes.

http://www.mrmartinweb.com/images/bike/trek2300.jpg

Unfortunately he probably replaced it with one of these.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,668
Posted By bigtea

+1 ... I agree with that. It comes from the...

+1 ... I agree with that. It comes from the durable finish of brushed titanium. Once a month I wash my Litespeed with soap. It looks brand new all of the time. If I were told your Lynsky had five...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By bigtea

HTFU is advice that is easily given to others,...

HTFU is advice that is easily given to others, but rarely self administered...for a good reason.

I got a lot of HTFU advice a year ago following my accident. I just recently told all of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,336
Posted By bigtea

I may be wrong on this, but I think that...

I may be wrong on this, but I think that particular saddle requires a prescription from a protogolist.
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