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01-28-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By Jose R

...the horror...

...the horror...
01-27-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,351
Posted By Jose R

I would sell my soul to be that fast...seriously!

I would sell my soul to be that fast...seriously!
01-27-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,351
Posted By Jose R

But, he road a 51x13, I believe, based on Josiah...

But, he road a 51x13, I believe, based on Josiah Ng's text message with Theo.

See link here (http://www.fixedgearfever.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=./viewtopic&t=2694) for an analysis of his...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-07, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Jose R

I tried out two gloves tonight: Gore bike...

I tried out two gloves tonight:

Gore bike wear gore-tex glove $78 - useless, within 10 mins my pinky finger was too cold.

LG Magma windtex insulated lobster gloves with glove liners $42? (on...
Replies: 45
Views: 4,867
Posted By Jose R

Isn't the Dolan Arc and Teschner the same frame...

Isn't the Dolan Arc and Teschner the same frame and fork. One mat finish, one high gloss finish?
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Jose R

FixedGearFever...

FixedGearFever (http://www.fixedgearfever.com/modules.php?name=Live) will be doing live coverage of the World Cup.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,360
Posted By Jose R

Or Castelli. (The Castelli logo is round...

Or Castelli.

(The Castelli logo is round and center right where the Assos logo is.)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,501
Posted By Jose R

I remember reading LA would do 5 minute intervals...

I remember reading LA would do 5 minute intervals of standing during a training ride. 5 min stand, 5 min sit, etc.

I also, remember reading a story about Hinault racing while standing alot early...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By Jose R

For rain jackets, i would think showerspass...

For rain jackets, i would think showerspass (http://www.showerspass.com/) have decent offerings.

Their Protech jacket is similar to the Climajet Jacket, but at only $100.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By Jose R

Usually, dependent on temp: 65-80+ - feet,...

Usually, dependent on temp:

65-80+ - feet, black regular cycling socks, no overshoes, since at these temps my feet won't freeze if wet
legs, mild pre-ride balm, thin smear of vaseline,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,070
Posted By Jose R

I'm 5'7" and I ride 49cm custom frames. But,...

I'm 5'7" and I ride 49cm custom frames.

But, I ain't no Bettini... :(
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-07, 12:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,070
Posted By Jose R

How about when companies stop sponsoring bike...

How about when companies stop sponsoring bike races or teams? Then you won't have to look at any logos.
01-08-07, 09:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,959
Posted By Jose R

That Bloomberg is a shape-shifting lizard who has...

That Bloomberg is a shape-shifting lizard who has had sex with both Bush and Kerry in some tomb at Yale (at the same time!) and who hates cyclists.


Oh, and s_9 will hold a Mayan alien alleycat...
12-29-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,878
Posted By Jose R

quite obviously, I haven't spent all my time on...

quite obviously, I haven't spent all my time on SSFGF recently, so I'm not aware that you have all had this conversation before,

Regardless, does anyone actually and seriously believe vw addict...
12-29-06, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,878
Posted By Jose R

to a layman, this: b is for boobs...

to a layman, this:

b is for boobs (obligatory, yet harmless boob joke)

plus

this thread is worthless without pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

would equal:
12-17-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Jose R

i'll be on a flight to Orlando at the time of the...

i'll be on a flight to Orlando at the time of the opening. sucks, because I live a few blocks away and would have liked to go.

I'll catch the show when I get back.
12-17-06, 01:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,548
Posted By Jose R

yes, well, just ask Christian Stahl and a few...

yes, well, just ask Christian Stahl and a few other world class sprinters what happens to that headtube/fork treatment when involved in a crash...

...you have the frame, handlebars and fork with...
11-29-06, 05:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,765
Posted By Jose R

hmm, invest in R/D to come up with that geometry?...

hmm, invest in R/D to come up with that geometry?

Give me 74/74 and I'd be happy, give me 73/73 and I'd say "**** off."




I thought Mavic tried this in the early 90s. Didn't work.
07-31-06, 09:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,305
Posted By Jose R

This not the case. If you read Eddie B's book...

This not the case. If you read Eddie B's book and other comments by people in GL's era you would know that GL did not juice up.

According to Eddie, he even refused vitamin booster shots early in...
07-20-06, 09:41 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 30,491
Posted By Jose R

Well, Landis lost the tour yesterday, but won the...

Well, Landis lost the tour yesterday, but won the tour back today.

And, I bet he gained more fans and supporters in this one stage than Lance did in all his 7 tour wins.
07-20-06, 07:34 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 30,491
Posted By Jose R

I am shocked, utterly shocked... This takes...

I am shocked, utterly shocked...

This takes guts.
07-19-06, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jose R

wait, that stuff is still going on??? I thought...

wait, that stuff is still going on??? I thought Rudy G did away with that.
07-19-06, 10:07 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,324
Posted By Jose R

Exactly. And this didn't surprise me. Floyd is...

Exactly. And this didn't surprise me. Floyd is not that kind of rider.

When Floyd couldn't ride Tom Danielson off his wheel in that last climb in the Tour of Georgia, how could he expect to win...
07-19-06, 09:11 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,324
Posted By Jose R

And this explains why Landis *gave* away the YJ...

And this explains why Landis *gave* away the YJ to Pereiro a couple of days ago.
07-16-06, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,547
Posted By Jose R

Name me one geezer on the C&V forum that actually...

Name me one geezer on the C&V forum that actually skids on his tubulars.

Oh, and I would love to see video of some guy skidding on a newly road-installed tubular.

And when messengers use tubs...
07-13-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jose R

From my understanding, the CRCA has banned its...

From my understanding, the CRCA has banned its members from training in the park, as of last year.

I still train there from time to time, in the mornings on the weekend. Have had no issues.
07-06-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,320
Posted By Jose R

I still can't believe Hincapie and the term "GC...

I still can't believe Hincapie and the term "GC contender" are used in the same sentence.
07-05-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 755
Posted By Jose R

Scenario #1: An older woman (seemingly...

Scenario #1:

An older woman (seemingly homeless) walks down the aisle in a subway car, stops, turns and out of nowhere spits at a professional looking young woman reading a book. And I mean a...
07-02-06, 05:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 379
Posted By Jose R

I saw VD on Ft. Washington?...can't miss those...

I saw VD on Ft. Washington?...can't miss those rims. I was heading back home from 9W as well.



Hit me up with a pm next time you want to head up to Nyack, its getting boring doing solo rides. ...
06-29-06, 02:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 914
Posted By Jose R

woah, let's step back a bit...and let's not use...

woah, let's step back a bit...and let's not use the term *professional* loosely here either:

I'm willing to bet, most messengers use clips and straps because they want to wear regular shoes/sneaks...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Jose R

I tried doing the evening CP rides last year, but...

I tried doing the evening CP rides last year, but decided it wasn't the trouble, with the clueless peds, aggressive cyclists, wayward rollerbladers, pedicabs, etc.

Doing intervals sessions on my...
06-26-06, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By Jose R

No, in regards to Indurain, I believe it was a...

No, in regards to Indurain, I believe it was a reference to his physiological prowness. And his performance in a certain time-trial that eliminated his competition. In a positive way:


At the...
06-23-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 581
Posted By Jose R

There was no mention in the written reports that...

There was no mention in the written reports that the cyclist ran a red light. And as others have said, based on the facts of where the cyclist and truck were, then the driver was at fault.

And I...
06-21-06, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 646
Posted By Jose R

ok, Q: What's up with the race numbers in...

ok, Q:

What's up with the race numbers in this picture? all three have it pinned in different places.
06-21-06, 12:37 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 11,572
Posted By Jose R

nybma (http://www.nybma.com/)

nybma (http://www.nybma.com/)
06-14-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
hi
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jose R

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
06-13-06, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,089
Posted By Jose R

All good advice, but do your crumpling discreetly...

All good advice, but do your crumpling discreetly and out of eyesight of the officials. Rule change recently technically forbids this, everybody does it anyway, but you'll get yelled at and possibly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,710
Posted By Jose R

Thanks! I'm ordering it from amazon. For...

Thanks! I'm ordering it from amazon.

For the first time in many years, I'm experiencing back pain during riding (which I blame on being off the bike for ~4 months due to injuries), so I need to...
Forum: Foo
06-12-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,312
Posted By Jose R

f*ck Argentina... they play anti-soccer. ...

f*ck Argentina...

they play anti-soccer. taking dives all over the pitch as though they are competing in a swim meet instead of a football tournament.
Forum: Foo
06-12-06, 11:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,312
Posted By Jose R

And the US was ranked 5th in the world...? ...

And the US was ranked 5th in the world...?

pfft...
06-07-06, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 870
Posted By Jose R

wow, this sounds familiar, pratically word for...

wow, this sounds familiar, pratically word for word.
06-07-06, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Jose R

I think one of the more difficult parts of riding...

I think one of the more difficult parts of riding in a fast paced group ride or racing in crits and such is trying to generated short term power to withstand attacks, bridge gaps or to stay with the...
06-07-06, 12:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,629
Posted By Jose R

You're not serious... Building security will...

You're not serious...

Building security will have you removed in a nanosecond.
06-06-06, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,179
Posted By Jose R

A more important question: What *on earth*...

A more important question:

What *on earth* were you doing in the recumbants forum?

edit: hR beat me...
06-05-06, 11:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,673
Posted By Jose R

I ride Veloflex tires mostly. Love the feel. If...

I ride Veloflex tires mostly. Love the feel. If you want 90% of the feel of tubulars, go with Veloflex Paves.

My response to the OP (although shishi has already made up his mind) is:

For...
06-05-06, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jose R

I would never allow a 14 year old **** face to...

I would never allow a 14 year old **** face to work on any of my bikes, no matter the circumstance.



Yee, the mechanic at Conrad's, just loved the PC track ends on my Rich Adams. Simple and...
06-02-06, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,855
Posted By Jose R

You f^*in' w****...

You f^*in' w****...
06-02-06, 12:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,186
Posted By Jose R

In a general sense, yes, in the context of road...

In a general sense, yes, in the context of road racing.

But, the French have always been good in track cycling; having produced world champions on and off for the past 10-15 years. Both men and...
06-02-06, 10:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,024
Posted By Jose R

Why join a club that would have you as a member? ...

Why join a club that would have you as a member?




you should.
05-31-06, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jose R

I would have to assume that the tape job is just...

I would have to assume that the tape job is just temporary...until EB actually puts the bars on the bike.

If not, then that's one ugly tape job...
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