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08-24-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 19,037
Posted By Jaeger99

This is what he was thinking: In other...

This is what he was thinking:



In other words "I'll get away with it, but if I don't, I'll just get a slap on the wrist, because I'm Vincenzo Nibali and my awesomeness is truly awesome."
07-31-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,695
Posted By Jaeger99

I dunno - since pointless doping discussion is...

I dunno - since pointless doping discussion is going to take place anyway, I think it would be a bloody terrific idea to have it all take place in one thread rather than polluting all other threads.
07-29-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 61,702
Posted By Jaeger99

It almost sounds like you're suggesting that this...

It almost sounds like you're suggesting that this is a team sport, and that having a strong team helps. Not exactly a revelation. Froome is a very strong rider on a very strong team. I don't see...
07-29-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 61,702
Posted By Jaeger99

Frankly, it seems to me that much of criticism of...

Frankly, it seems to me that much of criticism of this tour being "boring" is nothing more than an expression of Froome / SKY hate. I sure as heck enjoyed it - and I neither love nor particularly...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,194
Posted By Jaeger99

If by this you mean that your hands are on the...

If by this you mean that your hands are on the bars and not on the hoods (or drops) when you are executing a turn, then yeah, that could be a big part of the problem. A road bike can feel twitchy as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jaeger99

If there's an easier mounting system than this...

If there's an easier mounting system than this Lezyne, I haven't come across it.

http://www.fototime.com/4519C5AE80BBCE5/orig.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,855
Posted By Jaeger99

I like to start my rides about a half hour before...

I like to start my rides about a half hour before sunrise. It's cool, little wind and less traffic. And when I'm done, I still have the whole day ahead of me for other stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,919
Posted By Jaeger99

Rock solid stability was a high purchase priority...

Rock solid stability was a high purchase priority for me, and one that led me to the endurance side of the fence. Lots or really good bikes in this category but the only one that I liked nearly as...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,329
Posted By Jaeger99

Not everyone's cuppa, but I like it. ...

Not everyone's cuppa, but I like it.

http://www.fototime.com/8EBF59160211B68/orig.jpg

http://www.fototime.com/FDE6B181BCD07A0/orig.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,732
Posted By Jaeger99

Wait, you're supposed to change your road bike?

Wait, you're supposed to change your road bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By Jaeger99

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,551
Posted By Jaeger99

I am loving my Vittoria Open Pave 25s so damn...

I am loving my Vittoria Open Pave 25s so damn much I can't at present imagine riding anything else. So far ahead of whatever the heck the stock 23s were.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By Jaeger99

It's not an either / or proposition. You don't...

It's not an either / or proposition. You don't need to change your behaviour, nor should you. You can still take a cautious and thoughtful approach to riding in traffic, AND be more visible to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By Jaeger99

I've always run a daytime flash front. I find I...

I've always run a daytime flash front. I find I spot other cyclists running a daytime flash from a much greater distance than those that don't. I see no negative and can't conceive of how it could...
10-03-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,306
Posted By Jaeger99

I run 28s (Bontrager hard case AW) on my 7.2 FX...

I run 28s (Bontrager hard case AW) on my 7.2 FX over gravel paths and woodland trails with zero issues. And on the road they are so much nicer than the fat stock tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-14, 09:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,552
Posted By Jaeger99

Yes, I'm sure that's it. :lol:

Yes, I'm sure that's it. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,552
Posted By Jaeger99

Trek rules all in my neck of the woods, followed...

Trek rules all in my neck of the woods, followed closely by Giant. Don't see a ton of Specialized, but they are out there. I do I see a LOT of Cervelos locally, but I think that's because there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,202
Posted By Jaeger99

What's so hard to understand? They work well for...

What's so hard to understand? They work well for an awful lot of people, but not for you. That's neither surprising nor complex. No element of bike fit is more purely subjective and highly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 42,721
Posted By Jaeger99

Sure - and pros can get fresh tape for every ride...

Sure - and pros can get fresh tape for every ride if they want. For the rest of us, white isn't white for very long.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 21,484
Posted By Jaeger99

This. Exactly this.

This. Exactly this.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,510
Posted By Jaeger99

Possible to rank them? Sure. Possible to arrive...

Possible to rank them? Sure. Possible to arrive at a consensus on that ranking? Not bloody likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 21,484
Posted By Jaeger99

Correct. ls01 doesn't know what he is talking...

Correct. ls01 doesn't know what he is talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 21,484
Posted By Jaeger99

Survivor?? If I am street racing my car and run...

Survivor?? If I am street racing my car and run over a pedestrian, does that make me a "survivor" too? Oh gosh. Poor, poor me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,071
Posted By Jaeger99

You're not going to get a better justification...

You're not going to get a better justification than this.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,897
Posted By Jaeger99

Another vote for the Lezyne. Love the rubber...

Another vote for the Lezyne. Love the rubber strap mount - install or remove in about 2.735 seconds.

http://www.fototime.com/ACD314CAEAC58A3/orig.jpg
09-14-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Jaeger99

Cool vid. Cracked me the hell up.

Cool vid. Cracked me the hell up.
09-14-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,132
Posted By Jaeger99

Spot on in its entirety, particularly this...

Spot on in its entirety, particularly this paragraph.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 04:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,559
Posted By Jaeger99

A+ on that post. I don't lose sleep over a nick...

A+ on that post. I don't lose sleep over a nick or scratch. But I like to keep my bike clean. And my car. And my house. I see no particular virtue in dirt and grime.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,738
Posted By Jaeger99

Agree completely.

Agree completely.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,535
Posted By Jaeger99

Never heard of this before, and I almost wish I...

Never heard of this before, and I almost wish I hadn't.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,050
Posted By Jaeger99

Terrific choice. I really liked the Emonda when I...

Terrific choice. I really liked the Emonda when I was bike shopping.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,537
Posted By Jaeger99

Bingo.

Bingo.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,537
Posted By Jaeger99

I stopped reading the thread at this post. Spot...

I stopped reading the thread at this post. Spot on. I can't immediatly think of anyone who gives a damn what my average speed is on a weekend ride, much less be in a position to legitimately...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,618
Posted By Jaeger99

Thanks much.

Thanks much.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,618
Posted By Jaeger99

Cool. Details?

Cool. Details?
09-03-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 74,442
Posted By Jaeger99

Good write-up, nice pics, sharp ride. Congrats...

Good write-up, nice pics, sharp ride. Congrats and enjoy!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-14, 04:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,662
Posted By Jaeger99

+1 to all of this. I prefer an endurance...

+1 to all of this.

I prefer an endurance geometry because of the ride-all-day comfort of the position on the hoods and the fact that the drops are accessible when needed. Any limitation on...
08-27-14, 05:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,132
Posted By Jaeger99

This. Platforms feel really weird to me now -...

This. Platforms feel really weird to me now - and far less secure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-14, 04:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By Jaeger99

Beautiful bike overall, and really appealing...

Beautiful bike overall, and really appealing lines on that frame. Wish my LBS had a glam photo studio!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,943
Posted By Jaeger99

What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,761
Posted By Jaeger99

You're welcome.

You're welcome.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,761
Posted By Jaeger99

No, it isn't. I said that MY saddle swap cost...

No, it isn't. I said that MY saddle swap cost nothing. You called me on it. You were wrong. That's a fact. I didn't say that all saddle swaps are always free for all buyers all the time. But as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,761
Posted By Jaeger99

Exactly correct. And during my extensive...

Exactly correct. And during my extensive shopping, more than one bike store said "If you don't like the saddle, we'll find you one that works". Fairly common practice, in my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 06:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,761
Posted By Jaeger99

Whether you agree with me or not is immaterial. ...

Whether you agree with me or not is immaterial. It's a fact. The LBS as willing to swap out the OE saddle for a Prologo model they had in stock. They told me to try that one out for a week, and if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-14, 04:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,761
Posted By Jaeger99

I'd have a pretty hard time spending thousands on...

I'd have a pretty hard time spending thousands on seats and tires.

On he subject of seats - what works for one won't work for all. This is the reason that seats rank among the most frequent early...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,740
Posted By Jaeger99

^^^ Nice ride - congrats.

^^^ Nice ride - congrats.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,852
Posted By Jaeger99

Agreed.

Agreed.
08-22-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,715
Posted By Jaeger99

My black bike is matte and seems to be more of a...

My black bike is matte and seems to be more of a dust magnet than my gloss white.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-14, 08:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,479
Posted By Jaeger99

That looks pretty freaking cool to me.

That looks pretty freaking cool to me.
08-21-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,715
Posted By Jaeger99

Both white and black - by definition - are...

Both white and black - by definition - are neutral colours. Or non-colours, if you like. People like what they like and hate what they hate. Buy what YOU like. If you don't like white don't...
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