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Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 02:25 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,292
Posted By RazorWind

Am I the only person who doesn't hate those...

Am I the only person who doesn't hate those things? I have a pair, and they're OK, or at least they were for a while; they're getting a little worn out, now.

They're not as good as regular old...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,104
Posted By RazorWind

Dude! You got two free chipmunks and a cardinal!...

Dude! You got two free chipmunks and a cardinal! Sounds like a sweet deal, to me.

Did they taste good?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,908
Posted By RazorWind

Seriously. I have a fancy front loader washing...

Seriously. I have a fancy front loader washing machine too, and it doesn't say anything about that in the instructions.

Regardless, I just toss all my cycling clothes in there together and hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-10, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,023
Posted By RazorWind

The Neuvation hubs appear to be the same as the...

The Neuvation hubs appear to be the same as the ones on my Forte Titans. I have a hard time believing there's any difference at all, other than maybe the color.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,892
Posted By RazorWind

So, do you use clipless pedals with those? :eek:

So, do you use clipless pedals with those? :eek:
Forum: Foo
06-15-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 954
Posted By RazorWind

I got stung in the nads by a bee when I was a...

I got stung in the nads by a bee when I was a kid.

I am thus afraid of all hymenoptera.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,547
Posted By RazorWind

I love that polished aluminum finish so much...

I love that polished aluminum finish so much...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,624
Posted By RazorWind

No, I think it was just a regular CAAD9 or...

No, I think it was just a regular CAAD9 or something. It was just a couple of years ago, maybe 2007, or 2008.

I can't find a picture of it now, but I swear they had it on their website, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-10, 02:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,624
Posted By RazorWind

Actually, all I saw in his post was that he...

Actually, all I saw in his post was that he thought the color of the bike in the picture was hideous. <shrug>

Cannondale used to have some cool looking colors that they offered the CAAD series...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,130
Posted By RazorWind

Pockets: 1. Cell phone 2. Keys 3. ...

Pockets:

1. Cell phone
2. Keys
3. Wallet

Seat bag:

1. Spare tube
2. Multitool
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,459
Posted By RazorWind

Hold up... He was tired, so he got off his...

Hold up... He was tired, so he got off his bike... and walked?

In cleats? :lol:

I wanna see a video of a hipster bombing down a set of switchbacks without tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,815
Posted By RazorWind

Agreed. This seems like a perfect excuse to get...

Agreed. This seems like a perfect excuse to get a Greenspeed adult tricycle (which looks freakin' fun).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By RazorWind

My Edge 500 came with the Garmin strap. I got...

My Edge 500 came with the Garmin strap. I got the bundle with the cadence sensor, though.

That said, if the strap you have is ANT+ compatible, it should work. Look at the back for the ANT+ logo.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By RazorWind

Their bottom brackets, at least the Mega-Exo...

Their bottom brackets, at least the Mega-Exo design are inferior to Shimano's. Otherwise, the FSA parts I have work fine. Seems to me that you can really only make something like a stem or a...
Forum: Foo
03-31-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 925
Posted By RazorWind

I've noticed a few things that did. Excel no...

I've noticed a few things that did. Excel no longer has the stupid 65535 row limit, which is handy when dealing with scientists who can't operate Access. There's also the new file formats, which...
Forum: Foo
03-31-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By RazorWind

It depends on where you live, but my 1200 square...

It depends on where you live, but my 1200 square foot house in Pflugerville, TX (near Austin) costs about $60/month in insurance, maybe a little less.
Forum: Foo
03-31-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,759
Posted By RazorWind

Same. I've only been in one, but it was the most...

Same. I've only been in one, but it was the most uncomfortable I can remember having been in like, ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 09:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,308
Posted By RazorWind

The "fun" is that he can now post his name and...

The "fun" is that he can now post his name and mailing address, so publishing companies can send him offers to publish a book, the same way pretty much all popular bloggers eventually do.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By RazorWind

Campagnolo corkscrew. D'uh.

Campagnolo corkscrew. D'uh.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By RazorWind

My personal opinion is that it pays to get the...

My personal opinion is that it pays to get the top shelf (or at least middle shelf) tires. I can count on one hand the number of actual flats I've had with the Krylion Carbons I've been using for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,014
Posted By RazorWind

My favorite part is the wearing of spandex.

My favorite part is the wearing of spandex.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-10, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By RazorWind

You'd be doing yourself a disservice if you...

You'd be doing yourself a disservice if you didn't do the Dam Loop. That's like THE Austin bike route. 2222 will put hair on your chest, though....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,613
Posted By RazorWind

Would you prefer to sit directly on the seatpost?...

Would you prefer to sit directly on the seatpost? :eek:

The thing I dislike the most about cycling, and pretty much the only thing, really, is getting buzzed.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,982
Posted By RazorWind

The link to JensonUSA someone posted earlier in...

The link to JensonUSA someone posted earlier in the thread is about $20 more for a whole crankset that is vastly better than the one you have.

I'd jump on that like a hungry rottweiler on a steak.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-10, 09:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,566
Posted By RazorWind

Between those two, I'd probably go with the...

Between those two, I'd probably go with the Lynskey, but the Soloist team that I actually own and ride is great. If you're worried about having to replace it after crashing, I'd go with the cheaper...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,428
Posted By RazorWind

Pics of you with Liz Hatch or it didn't happen. :D

Pics of you with Liz Hatch or it didn't happen. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,663
Posted By RazorWind

So... Make him buy his own dman BMW?

So... Make him buy his own dman BMW?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,845
Posted By RazorWind

I say he should tell the shop about it, perhaps...

I say he should tell the shop about it, perhaps in the context of "what would you suggest I do to prevent this from happening again?" The answer to this question would probably be useful, if nothing...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,790
Posted By RazorWind

The best response I can give to the original post...

The best response I can give to the original post is "Practice, practice, practice." Pretty much everyone has the "Oh snap, I need to unclip, but can't!" experience at least once when they first...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By RazorWind

Is the front wheel a steel rim? For free,...

Is the front wheel a steel rim?

For free, that's a freaking sweet bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,371
Posted By RazorWind

My first road bike was a schwinn, probably from...

My first road bike was a schwinn, probably from the 70s or early 80s. It was a dark metallic red; I'm not sure what model, but I think it was probably fairly low end. My first actual bike was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,105
Posted By RazorWind

Austin has enough bike lanes that even during...

Austin has enough bike lanes that even during rush hour, you should be able to put down a fair number of miles, especially on the Western side of 183. I'm not as familiar with the southern end of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,552
Posted By RazorWind

I have. Kid plowed into me from behind in...

I have.

Kid plowed into me from behind in broad daylight. Speed limit was 40, but I doubt he was going faster than 30 or so. I got up and walked the rest of the way to work, and was on my other...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-10, 10:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,187
Posted By RazorWind

What are the little straps around the brake...

What are the little straps around the brake levers for?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,087
Posted By RazorWind

Maybe you just have wimpy freight trains where...

Maybe you just have wimpy freight trains where you live.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,087
Posted By RazorWind

I have the Kurt Kinetic fluid trainer. The...

I have the Kurt Kinetic fluid trainer. The resistance it provides, subjectively, does feel like a good faith attempt at simulating actual riding resistance. It makes some noise, but it's not as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,248
Posted By RazorWind

How does one destroy a dork disc through wear and...

How does one destroy a dork disc through wear and tear? If something actually does touch it, you're in trouble, even if you don't crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-10, 02:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,137
Posted By RazorWind

Edit: Where'd the quote go? This was aimed at...

Edit: Where'd the quote go? This was aimed at the one high school kid who claimed that his buddies gave him static when he mentioned having considered this.

Do it now, and then show them how...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-10, 02:27 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,222
Posted By RazorWind

How else would they do it? Like Shimano's?

How else would they do it? Like Shimano's?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,064
Posted By RazorWind

This right here. An hour on my trainer seems a...

This right here. An hour on my trainer seems a whole freakin' lot harder than an hour of actual road riding because it really is harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By RazorWind

The specialized butt-o-meter thing worked for me....

The specialized butt-o-meter thing worked for me. The Toupe I bought is spot on.
Forum: Foo
01-28-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,818
Posted By RazorWind

Flash games, and not Modern Warfare 2 are what...

Flash games, and not Modern Warfare 2 are what you're supposed to think about when they say this will capture the gaming market. The problem is, they completely left out support for Flash, meaning...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-10, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By RazorWind

I had a similar problem with my Genius 5s. The...

I had a similar problem with my Genius 5s. The little ratchety buckle thing makes it very easy to make the shoes way too tight, which would cause them to hurt after 20 minutes or so. I eventually...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-10, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,426
Posted By RazorWind

So... Itty-bitty Cervelo RS? I'm guessing...

So...

Itty-bitty Cervelo RS? I'm guessing that doesn't jive with his bike-shop-employee budget if he can't get employee pricing on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,145
Posted By RazorWind

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 08:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,855
Posted By RazorWind

Just means she's waiting to use it against you...

Just means she's waiting to use it against you when she wants a new handbag, or whatever other girly-schwag she's into.
Forum: Foo
01-14-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 993
Posted By RazorWind

Dime = 10 years? Holy cow, that sounds...

Dime = 10 years?

Holy cow, that sounds really stiff for DUI. I don't think Texas even gives you jail time for a first offense.
Forum: Foo
01-14-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 826
Posted By RazorWind

Truth. I was curious once about the hill that...

Truth. I was curious once about the hill that Pcad talks about all the time, so I looked it up in Google Earth. It took me about 30 seconds to figure out his home address, which is less time than...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By RazorWind

It would have exploded anyway. Was the trainer...

It would have exploded anyway. Was the trainer damaged?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-10, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By RazorWind

I have a friend who lives in La Jolla; she took...

I have a friend who lives in La Jolla; she took me riding once, probably on some of those same roads.

San Diego looks like a beautiful place to live.
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