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Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-05, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By viper5dn

Normally, I hate to see people go for lawyers...

Normally, I hate to see people go for lawyers after an accident here in sue-happy America, but in this perticular case-- it is definately needed. I have a relative who is in Cooley Godward (one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-05, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,261
Posted By viper5dn

don't forget that in our other lives, we also...

don't forget that in our other lives, we also drive cars. Remember that the next time you feel a bit of road rage coming on.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-05, 08:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,712
Posted By viper5dn

Lance, Basso, Ullrich, etc. ride extremely...

Lance, Basso, Ullrich, etc. ride extremely expensive bikes, yet log way more miles then you ever will... so where do they belong on your 'bell curve'.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-05, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By viper5dn

Triple?!?

Hey guys, I got a bike from my older brother over the summer and it has a Dura-Ace 9 double that was perfectly fine for back home. I am back at school now (UC Santa Cruz) and the hills here are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-05, 09:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By viper5dn

Just a note on the idea of a radical new design...

Just a note on the idea of a radical new design shattering the hour record. That should be a relevant worry to all sports with such records (swimming, running, etc.) If you can recall, speed skating...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-05, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 960
Posted By viper5dn

heh.... ovoleg is right, but what if the bike is...

heh.... ovoleg is right, but what if the bike is CF?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-05, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,446
Posted By viper5dn

Trek sizes size downwards. I ride a 54cm 5900,...

Trek sizes size downwards. I ride a 54cm 5900, but it fits like a 53cm Bianci. If you fit the specialized then you will be more than golden on the Trek. The 56 Trek is more along the lines of a 55/54...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-05, 10:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,126
Posted By viper5dn

Hmmm... I actually prefer the softness that the...

Hmmm... I actually prefer the softness that the powerbar gets after it is heated on the ride. I wonder what the aero effect of a camelbak is (don't really know if its good or bad)... either way, its...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-05, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 464
Posted By viper5dn

yea it rained down here in Santa Cruz too......

yea it rained down here in Santa Cruz too... forst day back at school, you know what that means! FIRST RAIN (the hippies go for a nekked run all through the school).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-05, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By viper5dn

Hy dad is about 55 and mountain bikes almost...

Hy dad is about 55 and mountain bikes almost daily. His rides are around 15miles with about 1000+ feet of climbing, and it only makes him stronger. One of my friends' father passed away on a training...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-05, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By viper5dn

Yea I noticed that during the game as well......

Yea I noticed that during the game as well... cool commercial VW commercial, they cyclist must have been on a Trek
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-05, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By viper5dn

I'm thinking about getting a Crank Bros Mini Pump...

I'm thinking about getting a Crank Bros Mini Pump to put in my bag. If I flat during a ride, I am not goin to care that I am only at 110 PSI for a few hours. No real need, for me, to carry around a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-05, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By viper5dn

Big George is too big to win the TdF, but boy...

Big George is too big to win the TdF, but boy would that be great if he was on the podium.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 10:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,719
Posted By viper5dn

You should get Bicycling's Guide to Bicycle...

You should get Bicycling's Guide to Bicycle Maintanance... great stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-05, 11:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,534
Posted By viper5dn

We all should know that the force put into the...

We all should know that the force put into the frame absolutely cannot be returned 100%, also the energy returned is it the vertical plane, making it wasted energy in propelling the bike on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,373
Posted By viper5dn

2001 Trek 5900 free after the hand-me-down...

2001 Trek 5900 free after the hand-me-down discount from my older bro.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-05, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By viper5dn

Personally, I would go with th 58... but that is...

Personally, I would go with th 58... but that is because I have freakishly long arms. I am about 5'7 and my wingspan as about 6'2-6'4-- I thinks is all the swimming. It all depends on how long you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-05, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By viper5dn

yea I concur, those don't look so good.

yea I concur, those don't look so good.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-05, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,487
Posted By viper5dn

Wow... Tang, good idea. I can pretend I'm an...

Wow... Tang, good idea. I can pretend I'm an astronaut next time!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 10:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By viper5dn

hey congrats on the bike, it looks awesome Ivan....

hey congrats on the bike, it looks awesome Ivan. errr Airsoft. Great ride, I actually saw an article on it today in Bicycling in line at Safeway. Godspeed... for you and on gettin the Soloist.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 09:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,487
Posted By viper5dn

For you powder Gatorate guys out there, how much...

For you powder Gatorate guys out there, how much do u put in each bottle. I'v been experimenting, but haven't found the ideal mix yet. PS, I want the answers in Mols/Liter, j/k. Thanks in advance
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,445
Posted By viper5dn

Go BRONCOs, a Colorado Avalanche jersey would be...

Go BRONCOs, a Colorado Avalanche jersey would be pretty keen.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,358
Posted By viper5dn

Guess thats what happens on the path to becoming...

Guess thats what happens on the path to becoming senile
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By viper5dn

hmm... phonak is a hearing aid company, I wonder...

hmm... phonak is a hearing aid company, I wonder if they have company t-shirts? But yea, Phonak's jersey (and bike) rock.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,358
Posted By viper5dn

Whoa there turbo... whether or not the guy giving...

Whoa there turbo... whether or not the guy giving the advice was a moron or not (I suspect he's not the sharpest tool in the shed) you gotta take it easy before you give yourself a heart attack. Take...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By viper5dn

I would also think that a proper fitting is...

I would also think that a proper fitting is needed before the aerobars-- however, I do think that the bars force my body position to move forward slightly... but I think a longer stem would have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By viper5dn

Was he going 19 mph climbing the hill, a pace you...

Was he going 19 mph climbing the hill, a pace you can't match unless you are a racer? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By viper5dn

Are you going 30-40 miles per week, or 30-40...

Are you going 30-40 miles per week, or 30-40 miles each time you go out?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-05, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By viper5dn

My friend rides a Felt and loves it. I would go...

My friend rides a Felt and loves it. I would go with the Felt, as I think that it gives ya' the most bang for the buck. Happy Riding!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,132
Posted By viper5dn

IMHO The new Olympus camera's have been horrid...

IMHO The new Olympus camera's have been horrid with their metering, especially in brighter outdoor environments. It forces user to use the balance controls to get a picture that is not overexposed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 07:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,132
Posted By viper5dn

In the whole scheme of things in this perticular...

In the whole scheme of things in this perticular thread, the Rebel XT is incredibly cheap. It will shoot cheap too, the CCD isn't good enough, and is really on there for the consumer market. Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By viper5dn

Its illegal here, and my brother lives in...

Its illegal here, and my brother lives in Bean-Town and says that its illegal there too. Perhaps you live in a suburb and its legal there, but either way... sidewalk is never a good idea, especially...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By viper5dn

hmmm... I have heard mixed info about Bicycling....

hmmm... I have heard mixed info about Bicycling. I'll check it out before I think about getting a subscription
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By viper5dn

What Cyclin Mags do you guys read?

Hey Folks-- just wondering what people here read in terms of their beloved passtime. Mostly, I am interested in what people read online, but magazine input is appreciated too!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,132
Posted By viper5dn

Canon would be the default answer for any kind of...

Canon would be the default answer for any kind of sports photography, especially with the Digic II chip thats in the new Canons now (all the way from the best dSLR to SD200 point and shoot) that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 03:32 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 78,134
Posted By viper5dn

Yea I saw some kids riding their mountain bikes...

Yea I saw some kids riding their mountain bikes today in the park. I pass one of them, give him the look... and he takes tha bait. I dial in to maximum warp and drop him. I flew up the hill at mach...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,544
Posted By viper5dn

there is a crosswalk right by my house, so on...

there is a crosswalk right by my house, so on occasion... I sprint for the crosswalk and do a little fist pump. Only when no one is looking.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-05, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By viper5dn

Sorry to hear about what happened, glad you are...

Sorry to hear about what happened, glad you are all alive... and that you survived without injury to man or bike. Just a quick question, what was the frame that broke made out of? I have a CF bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-05, 04:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,348
Posted By viper5dn

Yea... I didn't take into account that they all...

Yea... I didn't take into account that they all vary, but all I am saying is that they are no where near 800+ calories.... that would just be stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-05, 04:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,348
Posted By viper5dn

A clif bar is 250 calories, 50 from fat.

A clif bar is 250 calories, 50 from fat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-05, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,106
Posted By viper5dn

Spinning in the same gear as you mash in doesn't...

Spinning in the same gear as you mash in doesn't make any sense. When one is mashing they are spinning at as high an RPM as they can in that gear... it just happens to be around 70 rpm. Spin in a 1-2...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-05, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 838
Posted By viper5dn

you forget one major group... those gosh darn...

you forget one major group... those gosh darn asians!... j/k... I'm asian, and i just kinda funny when I hear that perticular stereotype. Never med a really bad driving asian, well no worst than any...
09-03-05, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,217
Posted By viper5dn

Keep in mind, there are good Target bikes... and...

Keep in mind, there are good Target bikes... and Wal-Mart bikes for that matter. I remember my first "real" bike was a Kent (make all the jokes you want, I don't give a crap) that had gears......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-05, 08:04 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,183
Posted By viper5dn

yea man, screw them. I got by dad an LBS knowing...

yea man, screw them. I got by dad an LBS knowing that my dad rides a 54cm Trek. The guy actually says, 'hey I'm am not comfortable selling a bike without a proper fitting' so I had my dad come it for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,643
Posted By viper5dn

I dunno... the Phonak Team bikes are works of...

I dunno... the Phonak Team bikes are works of art, the area around the seatstay is awesome. Is it just me, or are the Postal era treks alot nicer than the Disco Trek?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-05, 06:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,554
Posted By viper5dn

If you think shaving is bad, as a swimmer I used...

If you think shaving is bad, as a swimmer I used to have to shave and paper. Papering is using something like sandpaper to take dead skin off. It burns and takes about two-three hours to do. Worst...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By viper5dn

Leave the Heineken and Corona... take em' some...

Leave the Heineken and Corona... take em' some Fat Tire or a nice cold Newcastle
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By viper5dn

Thats awesome, I go to UCSC... if any of you guys...

Thats awesome, I go to UCSC... if any of you guys are around for the school year I'd love to ride with ya'. The campus really is quite beautiful... great pics, getting me excited for the upcoming...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 01:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,191
Posted By viper5dn

Yea Greg is also the all time whiner.

Yea Greg is also the all time whiner.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-05, 11:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,297
Posted By viper5dn

I would too if the hats were fitted, i absolutely...

I would too if the hats were fitted, i absolutely hate the god danged straps.
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