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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
Posted By David Broon

You see that a lot on TT/tri bikes, it allows the...

You see that a lot on TT/tri bikes, it allows the rider to get the wheel closer to the seat tube, thus making it more aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,756
Posted By David Broon

Seconded.

Seconded.
08-19-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,765
Posted By David Broon

This. It's generally used as a reckless...

This.

It's generally used as a reckless cycling ticket for guys bombing on their sw8 fixays.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,756
Posted By David Broon

I was thinking Gerry, but without the genius.

I was thinking Gerry, but without the genius.
08-04-13, 12:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,452
Posted By David Broon

There's a search button that answers every single...

There's a search button that answers every single question that you've asked in this thread, except possibly the wheel repair.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,227
Posted By David Broon

Both nice bikes, I feel like if you're looking...

Both nice bikes, I feel like if you're looking for the one bike for the next 10+ years, I'd get the Colnago. For a bike that will get upgraded in the next 2-3 years, it's a toss-up. I'd choose the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,220
Posted By David Broon

There's a way to put a traditional spider on...

There's a way to put a traditional spider on there, it's a part in a catalogue. Can't remember it right now. Will check when I get to work tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 11:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 26,660
Posted By David Broon

Aparrently. I race fixed gear crits on SPD-Sl's,...

Aparrently. I race fixed gear crits on SPD-Sl's, hit a pedal once. Buried it, no chance that a speedplay would have saved me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,220
Posted By David Broon

It looks really sweet, and it's fine for...

It looks really sweet, and it's fine for spinners, but for low cadence standing starts, it's a little flexy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,220
Posted By David Broon

It's pretty much plug-in and play with 10spd...

It's pretty much plug-in and play with 10spd chainrings on DA 9000. I've built six bikes with it, two with the standard crank, one with the shimano CX crank and rings, two with the 2012 sram red...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,986
Posted By David Broon

There are two parts to a tire like you have....

There are two parts to a tire like you have. There's the tire, which is the thick part on the outside. That's what goes on the ground. Inside that, there's a tube, which holds the air. Do you know...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-13, 09:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 26,660
Posted By David Broon

-What no. That's exactly what they do. It's an...

-What no. That's exactly what they do. It's an inert piece designed to accept springs (a cleat) and a spring that attaches to the cleat.


...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,156
Posted By David Broon

You're overthinking it.

You're overthinking it.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By David Broon

Beating Shanks isn't too bad at all, either. One...

Beating Shanks isn't too bad at all, either. One of the fastest canucks out there.
07-22-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By David Broon

I ride a 58cm race bike, but I'll ride up a size...

I ride a 58cm race bike, but I'll ride up a size or two in a city-bike for less drop.
07-18-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,872
Posted By David Broon

I've had to take a good few months off to try and...

I've had to take a good few months off to try and find the fun in cycling again. Raced CX till november, did an easy month, and then started ramping up for road season, and then burnt out this march....
07-17-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By David Broon

Take an easy week. Little ring spins only. Go see...

Take an easy week. Little ring spins only. Go see a Physio if it keeps up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By David Broon

I use power. That's it.

I use power. That's it.
07-16-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,549
Posted By David Broon

A 10,000 dollar frame is crashable.

A 10,000 dollar frame is crashable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-13, 10:41 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,109
Posted By David Broon

If he hadn't been around so long, does his...

If he hadn't been around so long, does his writing remind anyone of mr. Hull?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,409
Posted By David Broon

Nope. Shimano uses a 24mm spindle, while BB30...

Nope. Shimano uses a 24mm spindle, while BB30 uses a 30mm spindle. So, you'd be trying to put a 30mm peg in a 24mm hole.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-13, 10:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,665
Posted By David Broon

He's actually allergic to the rubber compound...

He's actually allergic to the rubber compound that shimano uses in their hoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,003
Posted By David Broon

http://tbsm.com.au/bmz_cache/d/da03b2ff8237e1fc4f8...

http://tbsm.com.au/bmz_cache/d/da03b2ff8237e1fc4f8330f3337e6bef.image.300x187.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 01:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,979
Posted By David Broon

All those poor lawyers without lips.

All those poor lawyers without lips.
07-13-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,460
Posted By David Broon

I look at that and see polo bike. But I'm weird.

I look at that and see polo bike. But I'm weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By David Broon

Meh.

Meh.
07-12-13, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By David Broon

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcjf37AduI1rw52ta.g...

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcjf37AduI1rw52ta.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,200
Posted By David Broon

The common sense in this thread: ...

The common sense in this thread:

http://mlkshk.com/r/LZ2X
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,068
Posted By David Broon

I can attest that flo 30 is good stuff. The...

I can attest that flo 30 is good stuff. The wheels? Not so sure.
07-11-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By David Broon

The civillian is a fantastic bike. One of the...

The civillian is a fantastic bike. One of the guys I used to messenger with had one, and I borrowed it a few times for the front rack. It's great. Just saw the sale, seriously tempted to buy one.
07-11-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,727
Posted By David Broon

http://i.imgur.com/cfnfHIh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/cfnfHIh.jpg
07-10-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By David Broon

https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/4869503488/h16AFCB04/

https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/4869503488/h16AFCB04/
Replies: 22
Views: 3,302
Posted By David Broon

FWIW, they tend to be (relatively) common on...

FWIW, they tend to be (relatively) common on Track tandems. That said, those are sufficiently niche, and carry significantly more mass that it makes sense.
07-09-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,849
Posted By David Broon

Given your username, I'm going to guess you...

Given your username, I'm going to guess you already know the answer you're fishing for.

http://i.imgur.com/WXMwY9I.gif
07-08-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By David Broon

I would put a large sum of money on those being...

I would put a large sum of money on those being machined.
07-08-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By David Broon

It looks suspiciously like a machined rim that...

It looks suspiciously like a machined rim that has been painted over, which is (relatively) common. I'm basing that on the wear indicator, as well as the fact that it just looks that way. Scientific,...
07-08-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By David Broon

I've once done a 600km ride on a fixed gear. Did...

I've once done a 600km ride on a fixed gear. Did it twice on a road bike, and decided to up the ante by doing it on a track bike. Still not convinced it was a good idea.
07-07-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,431
Posted By David Broon

It seems he does. That said, Wiggins has gone...

It seems he does. That said, Wiggins has gone back to round rings, so I dunno.

For me, I've got one on a CX/city bike, and I can't say I notice a huge difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,306
Posted By David Broon

They did get rid of the thumb shifters. Those are...

They did get rid of the thumb shifters. Those are the cable ports.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,306
Posted By David Broon

I hear a lot of people who talk about 105 being...

I hear a lot of people who talk about 105 being the best entry point for shimano, I having spent two weeks on a shop bike with the new sora, I can honestly say it's really, really good. I've actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,575
Posted By David Broon

That's not super-normal. Perhaps try putting a...

That's not super-normal. Perhaps try putting a sleeve/liner in the cable-guide to make it slide more happlily? And with the cut, don't worry. It's fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By David Broon

#MarginalGains...

#MarginalGains (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=MarginalGains) #AeroIsEverything (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=AeroIsEverything)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,322
Posted By David Broon

Nice! I know on my single-ring cx bike it's...

Nice! I know on my single-ring cx bike it's great. Still unsure for the road though.
07-05-13, 12:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,163
Posted By David Broon

In my mind, tops/hoods should be the primary...

In my mind, tops/hoods should be the primary position, with the drops only used to get aero/low/more power. With that in mind, if you ride primarily in the drops, that suggests a fit issue to me. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 11:18 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,090
Posted By David Broon

Sorry I was only able to get at this right now. I...

Sorry I was only able to get at this right now. I might even suggest starting another topic to get any new people to look in, as most people will lost interest in a thread in the first page or so,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,977
Posted By David Broon

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRMMauoizcM1Bi7r3ke-L4I8umIDGEw7yi84WytvmhdfIFcwWhS5w
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 11:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,200
Posted By David Broon

I run SPD-sl's on all of my bikes. I've got a...

I run SPD-sl's on all of my bikes. I've got a pair of DA pedals that I got donated on my road bike, and the rest are 105's. IMO, best value per dollar. Also, can can re-build SPD-Sl's, just takes a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By David Broon

I think every bike has an intended purpose. Most...

I think every bike has an intended purpose. Most bikes handle what they were designed for very well.

A touring bike does a great job of toodling along at 25kph, but you wouldn't expect to ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,090
Posted By David Broon

That's pretty cool.

That's pretty cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,977
Posted By David Broon

I know of a track that has a big problem with...

I know of a track that has a big problem with squirrels, and every time you hit one they put a squirrel head sticker on your TT, like they did with fighter pilots in WWI
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