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09-23-07, 10:27 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 19,810
Posted By Wurm

The power of butt sweat cannot be denied!!

The power of butt sweat cannot be denied!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 33,587
Posted By Wurm

OK, I guess we can shoot or choke this bureaucrat...

OK, I guess we can shoot or choke this bureaucrat scum too. :D (next worse thing to a loi-yah?)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 09:11 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 33,587
Posted By Wurm

I thought I'd do Ed Ness the favor in return.

I thought I'd do Ed Ness the favor in return.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 08:49 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 33,587
Posted By Wurm

Hmmm...you mean someone hasn't shot or strangled...

Hmmm...you mean someone hasn't shot or strangled you yet? :D
05-15-07, 08:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,423
Posted By Wurm

You're comparing a road hub to a MTB hub - 2...

You're comparing a road hub to a MTB hub - 2 different animals for 2 different applications. In general, road bearings don't need to be as large as those in MTB, since they're not taking the beating...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-07, 06:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,421
Posted By Wurm

"favorite bar" Art's Place in DeLeon...

"favorite bar"

Art's Place in DeLeon Springs, Fla.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Wurm

+1 on the Time's. The RXE's are actually the best...

+1 on the Time's. The RXE's are actually the best deal, since they're only about 60g heavier per pair (actual weights) than the top model. The cafe' cleats have held up well for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-07, 09:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,805
Posted By Wurm

This is what frame pumps are for.

This is what frame pumps are for.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Wurm

Try actually finding a C-D cassette in Campy...

Try actually finding a C-D cassette in Campy version. Getting rare as hen's teeth.


If you want a custom all-Ti, here's an alternative (scroll down a little): http://www.mcmwin.com/components.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,622
Posted By Wurm

Laff! Who needs chrome wheels when that weird ano...

Laff! Who needs chrome wheels when that weird ano color works so well? And that bar really launches it into uber fred-dom.

:D
04-08-07, 09:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By Wurm

ragboy - Just give it more time and it...

ragboy -

Just give it more time and it should be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,622
Posted By Wurm

AnthonyG, that is some serious fredness. :crash:

AnthonyG, that is some serious fredness. :crash:
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-07, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By Wurm

Sorry, but it was Ed Ness that started that crap....

Sorry, but it was Ed Ness that started that crap. I figured I would return the favor.
02-08-07, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,471
Posted By Wurm

Good luck!

Good luck!
02-08-07, 04:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,471
Posted By Wurm

I'm around 195-200 lbs., and I once trimmed a Pro...

I'm around 195-200 lbs., and I once trimmed a Pro that turned out pretty nice. I didn't have any sagging probs with it, but I think this one happened to have thicker leather than most and when I...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-07, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By Wurm

Obviously, you're not very aware of the facts,...

Obviously, you're not very aware of the facts, but when/if it becomes any of your concern, I'll let you know.
01-29-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By Wurm

No. I'm saying as far as wheels go, (which is...

No. I'm saying as far as wheels go, (which is what this thread is about) Campy works as good or better than most - of whatever brand or make. So to some degree, it IS "about the bike".

It was you...
01-28-07, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By Wurm

Yep, I'm sure Lance would have lost those 7 had...

Yep, I'm sure Lance would have lost those 7 had he been riding Campy. :rolleyes:
01-28-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By Wurm

Except when they finish 1st....

Except when they finish 1st. (http://www.campyonly.com/tourvictory.html) :)
01-28-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By Wurm

I guess that's your opinion. But I also said,...

I guess that's your opinion. But I also said, "...or go to ligerowheels.com if I wanted a custom build."
01-28-07, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By Wurm

I didn't see anything in the OP that said he...

I didn't see anything in the OP that said he wouldn't want pre-built's, other than not high price or unneeded features.
01-28-07, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By Wurm

That's nothing to write home about. Campy's...

That's nothing to write home about. Campy's warranty is 3 years. They put their wheels through a settling in process, and check them for even spoke tension all around a couple of times during the...
01-28-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By Wurm

I would buy either anything made by Campy, or go...

I would buy either anything made by Campy, or go to ligerowheels.com if I wanted a custom build.
01-25-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By Wurm

eBay would be almost too obvious. If the theives...

eBay would be almost too obvious. If the theives are smart, they'll fence them elsewhere.
01-24-07, 11:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,471
Posted By Wurm

My Swift weighs 337g actual. What's that, 60-100g...

My Swift weighs 337g actual. What's that, 60-100g more than some of the others mentioned here? Keep in mind that a full 500ml water bottle weighs 1.5 lbs (about 680g).

If it doesn't work on the...
01-24-07, 02:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By Wurm

FSA 52/38 w. Campy 12-23 or 11-25.

FSA 52/38 w. Campy 12-23 or 11-25.
01-24-07, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Wurm

Maybe he doesn't know how they're measured? ...

Maybe he doesn't know how they're measured?

For brands like 3TTT, Cinelli, Deda, ITM, Stella Azzurra, Syntace, Zipp- measure from the outside of the bar tube at the end of the drops, across to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-07, 01:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By Wurm

No prob usually. I'm on 21c front/23c rear and...

No prob usually. I'm on 21c front/23c rear and it's great. I've ridden 23cF/25c R and they were fine too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-07, 02:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,038
Posted By Wurm

Now that's what I need...kinda like cruise...

Now that's what I need...kinda like cruise control for yer bike. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-07, 01:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,038
Posted By Wurm

I said that jokingly, mike. :) I think a lot of...

I said that jokingly, mike. :) I think a lot of peeps are just too caught up with "image", or what they think other's will think of them if they have lower ratios on their "he-man" road rigs....
01-20-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By Wurm

Nah. They just took the most expensive ones he...

Nah. They just took the most expensive ones he had in the store. Only 11 bikes to carry, that averages to about $2770. each.

And not a one had a Campy group!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-07, 03:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Wurm

Ahh...the lesson of the fashion grasshoppers! ;) ...

Ahh...the lesson of the fashion grasshoppers! ;) Coolness won't count for diddly if it doesn't fit well on the long road.

I gotta respek your honesty, beef. :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-07, 01:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Wurm

The R700 comes in 26.0 at either 73 or 84, and...

The R700 comes in 26.0 at either 73 or 84, and for 31.8 it's 84 only. http://ovalconcepts.com/productsDetails.php?idProdotti=43&idProd1=2

The Oval's are very excellent stems, BTW.

Most Deda's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-07, 02:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,069
Posted By Wurm

I think I'd buy umm...a set of...biscuits! ...

I think I'd buy umm...a set of...biscuits!

http://images.acclaimimages.com/_gallery/_SM/0037-0501-1306-5339_SM.jpg


Q: "OK, how dumb is this thread?"

A: "About as dumb as the other 14...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,741
Posted By Wurm

A 'bent...are you kidding?! :eek: Do you want the...

A 'bent...are you kidding?! :eek: Do you want the Fashun Bwoi's to really come crashing down on you?

:D
01-17-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,180
Posted By Wurm

I thought this thread was about cycling goals,...

I thought this thread was about cycling goals, not whether you plan to finish your education or climb Mt. Everest?

:p :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,741
Posted By Wurm

I can't speak for others, but for me, my position...

I can't speak for others, but for me, my position has nothing to do with what I look like on the bike because I could not care less what someone else thinks of how I ride or what I ride. :crash: It...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,741
Posted By Wurm

Works fer me! Yet...not quite as good as...

Works fer me!

Yet...not quite as good as this bike would be, eh?...;)

http://news.videoboys.tv/media/13/20060904-cinelli.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-07, 10:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,741
Posted By Wurm

What DocRay said. Also what I do if I haven't...

What DocRay said. Also what I do if I haven't ridden for awhile, say over a long bad winter, is try to spend progressively more time in the drops to get my flexibility back. This may require enduring...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-07, 08:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,741
Posted By Wurm

That's right, and if you can get yourself...

That's right, and if you can get yourself flexible enough on a standard road bike, it's great. I'm only saying that although the benefit for riding aerodynamically is fairly well known, most roadies...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-07, 11:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,741
Posted By Wurm

The problem with this is, not many people are...

The problem with this is, not many people are going to ride in a tri/TT position as their main ride, or with a tri-spoke or disc wheel, or aero TT helmet, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-07, 06:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,649
Posted By Wurm

This is why I've always liked traditional frames...

This is why I've always liked traditional frames - their torsional stiffness is better, all else being equal. OTOH, the Siena is supposed to be a pretty stiff frame in most respects.

brians647 - ...
01-09-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,490
Posted By Wurm

I guess it's the kosher equivalent of "they'll...

I guess it's the kosher equivalent of "they'll Presbyterian ya to death"? :rolleyes: Eh, whaddaya going to do - this kind of stuff has been around forever. You just pick the group you don't like (or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-07, 10:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,649
Posted By Wurm

You might have gotten the wrong OEM fork.

You might have gotten the wrong OEM fork.
01-08-07, 05:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,490
Posted By Wurm

That's why I said "call a lawyer"....

That's why I said "call a lawyer". :rolleyes:
01-08-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,490
Posted By Wurm

You'll have to get a lawyer to push the issue...

You'll have to get a lawyer to push the issue with the ins. co., because by yourself they will ignore you. Call a few lawyers in your area.
01-08-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,313
Posted By Wurm

Seriously dude - see a the******! :eek:

Seriously dude - see a the******! :eek:
01-08-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,490
Posted By Wurm

Right. I think if you didn't immediately report...

Right. I think if you didn't immediately report it and have the cops file a report, you're pretty much screwed. You should check to make sure though.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-07, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,649
Posted By Wurm

I don't believe it's a fork problem by itself, I...

I don't believe it's a fork problem by itself, I think it's a matter of the geometry - wheelbase vs. rake vs. trail vs. BB height, etc. If you do get another fork, make sure it's the same effective...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-07, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,234
Posted By Wurm

At first glance, it is kind of hard to figure how...

At first glance, it is kind of hard to figure how to pronounce it. Why couldn't they have named it something easier like...oh...Columbus, or Reynolds, or True Temper?

;)
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