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Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 388,160
Posted By Quel

Gettysburg PA, along the battlefields. ...

Gettysburg PA, along the battlefields.

http://i.imgur.com/8Ezw9.jpg
03-30-12, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 691,095
Posted By Quel

You guys need to take this "medals for everyone"...

You guys need to take this "medals for everyone" discussion to the 191.
03-19-12, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 710,337
Posted By Quel

That was the perfect chance to find out how open...

That was the perfect chance to find out how open minded your new fiance is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-12, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,873,156
Posted By Quel

Minor quibble on the Canyon: it looks weird where...

Minor quibble on the Canyon: it looks weird where the fork and the headtube meet.

Come on. Someone had to say something bad about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,929
Posted By Quel

I'm sure it's a total coincidence that the thread...

I'm sure it's a total coincidence that the thread was started by a guy who sells wheels out of Taiwan.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 109,841
Posted By Quel

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

http://i.imgur.com/CXbmD.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 35,164
Posted By Quel

My cat was only a little over a year old then....

My cat was only a little over a year old then. Made sense to me. He's now almost 5. If he was 10+ I imagine I'd have thought about the situation differently.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 35,164
Posted By Quel

Did that a few years ago. Only $3.3k though for...

Did that a few years ago. Only $3.3k though for a cat surgery. That hits the wallet pretty hard.
01-31-12, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Quel

Get the bike that you can fit to. If the medium...

Get the bike that you can fit to. If the medium will be too big, don't get it. No point in having the most aero bike on the block if your position sucks on it. I'd rather ride a small with a few...
01-30-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Quel

I think they mean that you want the largest size...

I think they mean that you want the largest size headtube for your fit, because the shaped headtube is more aero than round spacers.
01-30-12, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 710,337
Posted By Quel

We're going to need pictures of your wife to know...

We're going to need pictures of your wife to know whether or not Sally was right. :innocent:

If the guy was one of my good friends, I would let him know that his wife was being terrible and try...
01-27-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,951
Posted By Quel

I think a lot of the "comfort" and "ride quality"...

I think a lot of the "comfort" and "ride quality" difference is just from latex versus butyl tubes. Some Vittoria Open Corsas with latex tubes ride much differently than GP4000s with butyl.

I...
01-27-12, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Quel

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

http://i.imgur.com/uPYEB.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,270
Posted By Quel

I owe the IRS $2. I think I'm going to avoid...

I owe the IRS $2. I think I'm going to avoid eating a clif bar next ride to make up for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,750
Posted By Quel

Should have gotten ahead of the times and bought...

Should have gotten ahead of the times and bought a green jersey Pinarello.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 35,164
Posted By Quel

:innocent:

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,414
Posted By Quel

10,000 hours? Sounds like a lot of work. I...

10,000 hours? Sounds like a lot of work. I think I'll work on becoming an elitist cyclist instead. Need to get some Rapha gear and a Pinarello first, but that shouldn't take more than a few...
01-06-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By Quel

That sounds like it could be a good scene in a...

That sounds like it could be a good scene in a horror movie.
01-05-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,694
Posted By Quel

257 to 223 is a loss of 13%. A lot of people...

257 to 223 is a loss of 13%. A lot of people report being 5-10% lower on the indoor trainer versus outside, so I wouldn't stress out about it. If you are going to be doing all your training...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,689
Posted By Quel

So why are you still so fat?

So why are you still so fat?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,183
Posted By Quel

http://cervelo.com/en_us/news-blog/company/article...

http://cervelo.com/en_us/news-blog/company/article/announcement/2952/
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,183
Posted By Quel

Brace Yourselves

Someone alert the medical authorities in New York, pcad may have a heart attack:

Rumor is that Cervelo is being sold. To the company that makes Univegas. And Raleighs.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,740
Posted By Quel

I'm in DC, so I'm not even in a stupid state. ...

I'm in DC, so I'm not even in a stupid state.

But in the near area, one of my favorite is the Blue Ridge Challenge:
http://www.bikewashington.org/routes/bluerdg/index.htm

Some scenic...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 194,172
Posted By Quel

It's just your dumb Zipp drop bar with some aero...

It's just your dumb Zipp drop bar with some aero bars on it. Makes sense to me. They actually sell that little aero bar separately, and I've been thinking about buying it for a race late in 2012.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 194,172
Posted By Quel

Have pcad and SBXX ever had a deck showdown? If...

Have pcad and SBXX ever had a deck showdown? If that happens, I will vote for whoever invites me for a nice deck-based BBQ this summer when it warms up.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 194,172
Posted By Quel

I like that plain black Cervelo with white...

I like that plain black Cervelo with white letters. A lot. There's usually something about the stock Cervelo paint jobs that just doesn't seem right to me. Maybe the original SLC-SL paint job was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,505
Posted By Quel

I've heard 5k speed in meters per second should...

I've heard 5k speed in meters per second should match closely to cycling power (in W/kg), assuming equal training. I have no clue if that's all too accurate, and it isn't for me, but they are at...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 194,172
Posted By Quel

Supposed to be nice next week too. Highs around...

Supposed to be nice next week too. Highs around 50. Good time to have the week off. I'll finally get some damn riding in.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By Quel

IIRC, Continental doesn't sell tubulars to the...

IIRC, Continental doesn't sell tubulars to the public with latex tubes. They get butyl. They give special ones to the pros with latex.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-11, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,134
Posted By Quel

I think you look to be about a medium jersey. I...

I think you look to be about a medium jersey. I hope my comment on your fit is helpful in finally finding a shirt to wear. I also have trouble finding clothes that fit properly, so I understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,144
Posted By Quel

Myth #6 is really poorly titled. Dehydration is...

Myth #6 is really poorly titled. Dehydration is still bad. They are just refining what it means to be dehydrated.
12-08-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,542
Posted By Quel

Three letters: UCI. If it's not a "conventional"...

Three letters: UCI. If it's not a "conventional" wheel (low profile, aluminum, >16 spokes), it needs to be tested. Though this is for mass starts, so you should still be able to use them for a TT.
...
12-08-11, 08:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,542
Posted By Quel

So in the interest of keeping costs down for the...

So in the interest of keeping costs down for the poor college kids, $150 clip on aerobars were outlawed, but $2500 808s are just dandy.
12-07-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 710,337
Posted By Quel

My mom has a 5D. The amount she can spend on...

My mom has a 5D. The amount she can spend on cameras/lenses puts my bike buying habits to shame.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 194,172
Posted By Quel

I attend 3-4 conferences a year at various...

I attend 3-4 conferences a year at various places. If it's anything related to the government or has lots of government attendees, they basically choose these ****ty places because it removes the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 194,172
Posted By Quel

Yep. Killer deal.

Yep. Killer deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 194,172
Posted By Quel

I do believe this is schwagtastic enough: ...

I do believe this is schwagtastic enough:

http://i.imgur.com/FDaFq.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,482
Posted By Quel

Winter? We are still solidly in the middle of...

Winter? We are still solidly in the middle of Fall. Winter isn't for another month and a half.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,810
Posted By Quel

I would probably be sleeping on the couch if I...

I would probably be sleeping on the couch if I showed that to my girlfriend. Hits too close to home.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 01:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,044
Posted By Quel

I rode 177,000 feet last month too. That's not...

I rode 177,000 feet last month too. That's not so tough. I could crank it out in 90 minutes by keeping my average speed high ehough.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,200
Posted By Quel

You are getting the aero benefit regardless of...

You are getting the aero benefit regardless of your speed. It's small enough that it's somewhat tough to "feel" though. You're talking a 2% change.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,044
Posted By Quel

Hey isn't that ***? edit:lol, his name is...

Hey isn't that ***?

edit:lol, his name is now filtered.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,200
Posted By Quel

You know me too well. :(

You know me too well. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,281
Posted By Quel

Well, the heat molding I did really changed the...

Well, the heat molding I did really changed the upper of the shoe, but didn't change the footbed too much. Enough to make it better, but not to fundamentally change it. The base has a pretty unique...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,281
Posted By Quel

I've never worn Sidi, but I have some Bonts. ...

I've never worn Sidi, but I have some Bonts. From everything I hear about Sidi (narrow), they are nothing alike. The Bonts are very wide, especially in the toe box. Their fit is unlike anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,170
Posted By Quel

My woosey tri position is more aggressive than...

My woosey tri position is more aggressive than your manly TT position.

http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab93/Quel_37/rocketts.png
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,170
Posted By Quel

The potential bike schwag thread implications of...

The potential bike schwag thread implications of this are endless. TT/Tri nerds have the best overly expensive blingtastic stuff.
10-26-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Quel

I was just reading this last night as I planned...

I was just reading this last night as I planned out 2012 a bit. Friel's advice is to have A-races be either 2-3 weeks apart or 8 weeks apart. Depending on when your April race is, that's more like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,977
Posted By Quel

Sane is relative.

Sane is relative.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,977
Posted By Quel

I often feel like I'm the only sane person in the...

I often feel like I'm the only sane person in the sport of cycling.
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