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Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-05, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,838
Posted By ChipRGW

Checkout www.southbrowardwheelers.com Good...

Checkout
www.southbrowardwheelers.com

Good Club, nice people.
10-25-04, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By ChipRGW

I think it may have something to do with thier...

I think it may have something to do with thier level of "fitness". These athletes are like finely tuned machines. If something is even just a bit out of "whack" the machines run poorly. They are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-04, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 770
Posted By ChipRGW

One ride, as I was approaching a dove in the road...

One ride, as I was approaching a dove in the road (they do tend to wait quite a bit before taking off) it took flight to get out of my way. But it flew straight along the road, the same direction....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-04, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,596
Posted By ChipRGW

2002 Vigorelli was made in Taiwan, I would have...

2002 Vigorelli was made in Taiwan, I would have to assume that '03 was as well.
and... it's 100% Chick Designed.

:)
10-13-04, 02:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,190
Posted By ChipRGW

Oooh, I'd like to do a time trial up THOSE alps! ...

Oooh, I'd like to do a time trial up THOSE alps!
Or

Das ist die Art von Alpen, die ich lieber klettern würde

(Translation by Freetranslation.com) :D
10-13-04, 06:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,190
Posted By ChipRGW

I've liked this one for a while... Any captions...

I've liked this one for a while... Any captions for this??
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-04, 05:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,160
Posted By ChipRGW

But then again, as "into" his bike setup as he...

But then again,
as "into" his bike setup as he is, (You know the mechs call him Mr. Millimeter) maybe he would have a lot of input into the design.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-04, 11:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,629
Posted By ChipRGW

This thread has been hijacked... American...

This thread has been hijacked...

American Supercars of the 80's...

Vector!! (http://www.vectornut.com/vector6.html)
Forum: Foo
10-07-04, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By ChipRGW

I don't think it matters if any one is better...

I don't think it matters if any one is better than the others. Some credit reporters will send your info to all 3. Some will not. Therefore you really need to keep up to date on all 3 bureaus. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By ChipRGW

Las Vegas eh? AU? Rodeo? I'm going to be...

Las Vegas eh?
AU?
Rodeo?
I'm going to be out there that week too.
I can vouch for the Las Vegas Cyclery.
I rented from them year before last. Nice guys. Decent bikes. Decent price.
Las Vegas...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-04, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By ChipRGW

I was just in Murphy. I left Saturday morning,...

I was just in Murphy. I left Saturday morning, after all the rain.
Murphy is fine. The rivers were all running higher than usual, but there was no flooding.
Forum: Foo
09-08-04, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By ChipRGW

I work here in North Palm Beach. Lots of trees...

I work here in North Palm Beach.
Lots of trees down. Lots of roof damage. Lots of power outages. Not too bad really.
North of here, in Port St. Lucie, Indian River county, Martin county, There is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-04, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By ChipRGW

I've been to Bicycle Generation. I wasn't real...

I've been to Bicycle Generation. I wasn't real happy with them.
I don't "look" like a serious roadie. They pretty much blew me off when I asked them to show me some new road bikes. They basically...
08-26-04, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,883
Posted By ChipRGW

Tyler is the head of Phonak, for now. Everyone...

Tyler is the head of Phonak, for now.
Everyone seems to forget, he's about the same age as Lance, and will most likely be looking to quit before too long.
08-25-04, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By ChipRGW

Boca's a nice community. Expensive yes, but nice....

Boca's a nice community. Expensive yes, but nice.
I live in Ft. Lauderdale. You can easily look in northern Broward. Find something nice, in your price range.
There is lots of great riding down...
Forum: Introductions
08-25-04, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By ChipRGW

Markham Park is in Broward County, on State Road...

Markham Park is in Broward County, on State Road 84, just west of I-75.
There are some other good MTB areas around also.
My friends ride with these guys a lot...Club Mud...
Forum: Foo
08-25-04, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,674
Posted By ChipRGW

I have been in the locker room @ the gym, and...

I have been in the locker room @ the gym, and seen things that, frankly, scared me.
I am straight but I'm NOT homophobic.
I would NEVER comment to another guy about his physical appearance....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 10:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,758
Posted By ChipRGW

Should have allowed multiple responses... Just...

Should have allowed multiple responses...
Just bought my latest, 2003 Spec. Allez Comp.

Always looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,628
Posted By ChipRGW

I always whip this baby out when the light bike...

I always whip this baby out when the light bike topic comes up...

Light Bike @ M2 Racer (http://www.m2racer.com/info.php?entry=bike)
Forum: Introductions
08-25-04, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By ChipRGW

If you think you really want a road bike, but are...

If you think you really want a road bike, but are looking at "mountain" bikes because they are "stronger" for your size...get a road bike. You will NOT regret it.
I am 300#. I ride a road bike. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By ChipRGW

It's a bit more than 100 miles away, but I hear...

It's a bit more than 100 miles away, but I hear there's the Stuart road race coming up next month.
Check out Treasure Coast Racing Assoc. (http://www.treasurecoastracing.org)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,599
Posted By ChipRGW

Except the quote from the company itself said...

Except the quote from the company itself said specifically that they used the Italian word for brain, cervello. So you must pronounce that part in the Italian way. Than the velo is French, so THAT...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-04, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,599
Posted By ChipRGW

But, the first part of the word is Italian. Is...

But, the first part of the word is Italian.
Is it not true that the Italian pronunciation of the first "C" is hard like "k"
Would'nt that make it "ker-VAY-low"??
08-23-04, 08:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,099
Posted By ChipRGW

So then, Why NOT a private MENS only forum. ...

So then,
Why NOT a private MENS only forum.
Where we can discuss "private" "male-specific" issues.
?
It IS only fair right?

If not, then there is a blatant case of discrimination.
For...
Forum: Foo
08-19-04, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By ChipRGW

Someday they'll ban mobile homes. Or at least...

Someday they'll ban mobile homes. Or at least figure a way to make them at LEAST a little safe.

Hearts out to all the people out there. We are doing what we can to help from the East Coast.
I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-04, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By ChipRGW

I have a 2002 Yellow Vigorelli. I bought it new...

I have a 2002 Yellow Vigorelli. I bought it new for under 1200, including shipping and assembly, from Supergo. I bought the very last one they had. At the same time I saw the exact same bike at an...
08-19-04, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,593
Posted By ChipRGW

It looked like all the riders were riding thier...

It looked like all the riders were riding thier own "team" bikes.
I'd say props to the sponsors and teams for allowing the riders to take thier own bikes to the Olympics, even though they had to...
08-18-04, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,593
Posted By ChipRGW

Actually, I got 31.1 mph [50.05 Km/h], If I got...

Actually, I got 31.1 mph [50.05 Km/h], If I got MY math right.
Fassst...

Lance won the 55Km Besancon ITT @ 30.7 Mph.
08-18-04, 09:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,593
Posted By ChipRGW

The rest of the top finishers... 1 Tyler...

The rest of the top finishers...

1 Tyler Hamilton (USA) 57.31
2 Viatcheslav Ekimov (Russia) 0.19
3 Bobby Julich (USA) 0.27
4 Michael Rogers...
08-18-04, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,593
Posted By ChipRGW

Woohoo!!!!

Woohoo!!!!
08-17-04, 01:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,167
Posted By ChipRGW

Lance does NOT race for "money" anymore. He...

Lance does NOT race for "money" anymore.
He makes something like 16M a year, mostly from his endorsements.
Winning the tour gets him those endorsements.
The money he gets from the Tour purse...
08-17-04, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By ChipRGW

They let the "Pros" in for one good reason. ...

They let the "Pros" in for one good reason.
Some countries abused it, big time.
Thier amateur athletes lived in goverment sponsored housing. Ate government sponsored meals. Everything in thier...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-04, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By ChipRGW

My god, why are SO many people telling him he...

My god, why are SO many people telling him he doesn't need another bike. Of course he needs another bike. And then, after he gets that one, he STILL needs another bike. You ALWAYS need another bike!!...
Forum: Foo
08-13-04, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By ChipRGW

I guess that was my point. Andrew was my first...

I guess that was my point. Andrew was my first real hurricane. I was excited. I was at the firehouse with about 10-15 other guys. Not enough bunks for everyone so some of us ended up staying awake...
08-13-04, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By ChipRGW

I own a late 90's Sirrus. It is VERY similar to...

I own a late 90's Sirrus. It is VERY similar to the Allez of the same period. Standard road geometry, drop bars, Shimano RX100 8-speed w/downtube shifters.
I LOVED that bike. (My first road bike) It...
Forum: Foo
08-12-04, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By ChipRGW

I was in Fort Lauderdale for Andrew. I was a...

I was in Fort Lauderdale for Andrew. I was a volunteer firefighter. I basically stood outside and watched trash cans blowing down the street. Not much.
The following few days I was part of a team...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-04, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By ChipRGW

It is NOT true that there is an 85k weight limit...

It is NOT true that there is an 85k weight limit for these wheels.
At 275lbs, when asked, Mavic recommended these wheels.
I have heard about the rim cracking issue though.
So far no problem with...
08-10-04, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,962
Posted By ChipRGW

In a similar vain to the pipecleaner idea... ...

In a similar vain to the pipecleaner idea...
Lots of local shops around here apply a sheet of spikes to areas they want to keep birds away from. Maybe something like this could help. It would look a...
08-10-04, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,755
Posted By ChipRGW

This month's "Bicycling" mag, has a pretty good...

This month's "Bicycling" mag, has a pretty good description of the entire course. They had a group of riders do the loop. It's a pretty interesting article. It sounds like a really hard course. Some...
08-07-04, 12:40 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 44,735
Posted By ChipRGW

Performance coupon, 6000387 still worked as of...

Performance coupon, 6000387 still worked as of today, 8/7/2004.
08-04-04, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,529
Posted By ChipRGW

Amen that brother. Lance was wearing, I...

Amen that brother.

Lance was wearing, I think, M-frames for Alpe D'Huez. They must be lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,655
Posted By ChipRGW

A friend of mine has a Litespeed Antares...

A friend of mine has a Litespeed Antares (Aluminum frame)
It had a small paint bubble on the top tube after about a year.
They replaced the frame with a brand new one.
08-03-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,529
Posted By ChipRGW

Is the swish on the packaging a new thing? I...

Is the swish on the packaging a new thing?

I looked at the package I got back in June... No Swoosh. In fact, there's nothing Nike on it at all.
08-02-04, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,949
Posted By ChipRGW

I doubt it's everyone. But Lance seems convinced...

I doubt it's everyone. But Lance seems convinced that there was a LOT of animosity directed towards him (simeoni) from many of the other riders.
Forum: Foo
08-02-04, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By ChipRGW

Geez, I got queasy just looking at the pics... ...

Geez,
I got queasy just looking at the pics...
Especially the last one...
:)
j/k
Congrats.
Beautiful.
08-02-04, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,949
Posted By ChipRGW

Lance had some comments about this in last nights...

Lance had some comments about this in last nights LA Interview on OLN.
He claims he did not call Simeoni a "liar". He did say that Simeoni was not telling the truth in regards to his claims that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-04, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By ChipRGW

Sometimes it takes a few before you get a...

Sometimes it takes a few before you get a response. Relax a bit.

I got lucky recently. I went to E-Bay to find a set of Ksyrium SSC SL to upgrade my Bianchi. As I was shopping around, I came...
07-30-04, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 960
Posted By ChipRGW

Him and one of his "swiftboat" mates were also...

Him and one of his "swiftboat" mates were also wearing LiveStrong wristbands.
07-30-04, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By ChipRGW

The pic of the girl that finished 8th said that...

The pic of the girl that finished 8th said that she JUST squeeked in.
So I guess she is in too.

You GO girl!!!
07-29-04, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By ChipRGW

Tyler responds... here in his Velonews diary...

Tyler responds... here in his Velonews diary (http://www.velonews.com/tour2004/diaries/articles/6685.0.html)

heres parts of it...

...This is not the first time this man has done this....
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