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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-09, 04:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,100
Posted By whiplashsmile

Titus Solera frame, Easton EA90SLX wheels and...

Titus Solera frame, Easton EA90SLX wheels and Ultegra SL group all bought on eBay.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,917
Posted By whiplashsmile

Just 24 solo miles yesterday and 21 today. Time...

Just 24 solo miles yesterday and 21 today. Time has been tight this week but I did manage to get in 175 miles and 3 group rides this week. I'm finally finishing with the group and even there for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,466
Posted By whiplashsmile

I can't stop thinking about riding. I even start...

I can't stop thinking about riding. I even start thinking about the next ride before I finish my current ride. Then again I'm down with OCD. My kids asked me why I like group rides so much, I told...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,847
Posted By whiplashsmile

I bought 3 DA 7801 chains from Bonktown for $21...

I bought 3 DA 7801 chains from Bonktown for $21 or $22 ea a few weeks ago. I think Back Country still had some on the Outlet site.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By whiplashsmile

Aksiums...

Aksiums (http://www.totalcycling.com/index.php/product/WH_MAVIC_AKSIUM.html?action=currency&id=USD)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By whiplashsmile

I picked up these on eBay recently. ...

I picked up these on eBay recently. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,095
Posted By whiplashsmile

I love drama.

I love drama.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-09, 07:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,915
Posted By whiplashsmile

LOL, I wish. They have already withheld over...

LOL, I wish. They have already withheld over $28K. The $10K is because my wife made more than she expected. I guess it was a good year. At least it was better than the previous year.

Nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,915
Posted By whiplashsmile

Well, my bride and I are stroking a $10K check to...

Well, my bride and I are stroking a $10K check to the lovely folks in DC this year. I would prefer to let them use my hard earned dollars for free and get $3500 back but that's just me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,161
Posted By whiplashsmile

24 mile group ride Friday evening and 37 solo...

24 mile group ride Friday evening and 37 solo slow miles this morning. Then later this afternoon my son and I rode 10 miles on the MUP. I think trailing him on the Tag-a-long is more work than a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,703
Posted By whiplashsmile

Pi**{ie...

Pi**{ie (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=151333), you're in prime form today. Missed you!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,847
Posted By whiplashsmile

http://www.imeem.com/people/As6M-5/music/jyca6DJ7/...

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He once shot a man just for snorin'
Got outta bed and shot him dead
Well his name was, I didnt know what...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By whiplashsmile

Then again, you are welcom to ignore any thread...

Then again, you are welcom to ignore any thread that you don't find edification in. Aw but what fun would that be? There's always an insignificant little pissant that always wants to ***** on everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-09, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By whiplashsmile

I try to ride Broad Ripple M/F and Nebo...

I try to ride Broad Ripple M/F and Nebo Tues/Thur. My schedule is all jacked up this week so as long as I can get out of the office I'm planning to ride Broad Ripple this evening. I'm the slow old...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By whiplashsmile

You have me for the year, only 1126.

You have me for the year, only 1126.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By whiplashsmile

Yea, I guess that was an backazzwards way of...

Yea, I guess that was an backazzwards way of asking how many miles in March. I have to graciously concede the point.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By whiplashsmile

Is it too early?

To start counting monthly mileage...

648 in March. The weather was threatening to storm this evening so I chose not to go on a group ride. I looked outside at 7:00PM and wished I had rode. Oh...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-09, 05:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,954
Posted By whiplashsmile

I hate having Zipp 404s. People see them and...

I hate having Zipp 404s. People see them and expect me to be fast. Therefore, I leave them at home and ride on my $40 Walmart wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 975
Posted By whiplashsmile

I couldn't imagine riding without my Gore...

I couldn't imagine riding without my Gore Windstopper vest in my pocket. It just works.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,719
Posted By whiplashsmile

Rollerbladers are a good enough reason to stay...

Rollerbladers are a good enough reason to stay off the MUPs for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,687
Posted By whiplashsmile

I strategically map my rides to not go within 10...

I strategically map my rides to not go within 10 blocks of an ice cream store.

My fitter says I'm and "extreme" recreation rider. I don't know where I would classify myself but I'm still...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,687
Posted By whiplashsmile

I can't imagine the world where I would be...

I can't imagine the world where I would be anything but a bad recreational rider.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-09, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,957
Posted By whiplashsmile

I had to put a Specialized bed liner in my Sidi's...

I had to put a Specialized bed liner in my Sidi's just so I could walk after a long ride. I'm going with Specialized for my next shoe. Plus Specialized cost a lot less.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,374
Posted By whiplashsmile

Now that's guilt that I can believe in. Nice...

Now that's guilt that I can believe in. Nice ride!

I rue my guilt!

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-09, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,374
Posted By whiplashsmile

Hey, I'm Catholic and I don't know the meaning of...

Hey, I'm Catholic and I don't know the meaning of guilt. I've bought 4 bikes in the past 12 months (actually less than 12 months) and I just got a set of Zipp 404s in a trade deal. Oh and I can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By whiplashsmile

The only things on my Christmas in March list are...

The only things on my Christmas in March list are speed and endurance. Not necessarily in that order.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By whiplashsmile

IS there a tire that...

...rides like a Pro 3 and wears like a GP 4000S? I received a set of Pro 3s on a set of wheels I got in a trade deal last week and I love the way they feel and perform compared to my Contis. But,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By whiplashsmile

I'm still about 11 pounds away from being able to...

I'm still about 11 pounds away from being able to even think of weight weenie. Once I lose this 11 and keep it off for a while I'll "reward" myself with something nice for my Ti bike.




...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By whiplashsmile

1K miles for year so far...

I know that's not much for a lot of you guys and gals but it works for me. After starting riding again last June I've lost 40 pounds and kept it off through winter. My next goal is to finish the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,830
Posted By whiplashsmile

Use a small knife to open the tab inside the head...

Use a small knife to open the tab inside the head of the zip tie. The thing will just come undone and slide right off. You can also use a pair of diagonal wire cutters and cut the head in half and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By whiplashsmile

I fractured L1-L4 about 17 years ago. I still...

I fractured L1-L4 about 17 years ago. I still deal with some pain and I'm not as flexible as I used to be. But, I ride every chance I get. I figure the better shape I'm in and the less of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By whiplashsmile

Thomson masterpiece...it's mo betta! :love:

Thomson masterpiece...it's mo betta! :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By whiplashsmile

I don't have an opinion on the Kestrel. However,...

I don't have an opinion on the Kestrel. However, I have an '08 5.1 and I love it. It's extremely comfortable and stiff enough. I ride mine about 200 miles a week and haven't had any issues. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,517
Posted By whiplashsmile

I just made a trade deal where the other guy...

I just made a trade deal where the other guy threw in a set of Zipp 404s to make the deal work so I have to say wheels. Although I have to admit it's a bit unnerving to put those wheels on my bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By whiplashsmile

red, I have a thing for red nips.

red, I have a thing for red nips.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 24,994
Posted By whiplashsmile

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http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/1296/dsc0024medium.jpg

Can I play?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,092
Posted By whiplashsmile

Damn, just found out there is a 3 month back...

Damn, just found out there is a 3 month back order on the AC Mag Clinchers. Oh well, such is life.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By whiplashsmile

May I have permission...

...to buy a new stem for my already way to extravagant carbon fiber bike? I promise to ride at least 1/4 mph faster on every ride and to not buy another piece of bling all year if I can just get the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 15,708
Posted By whiplashsmile

105 5.78 pounds / 2624 grams Red 4.25 pounds...

105 5.78 pounds / 2624 grams

Red 4.25 pounds / 1928 grams

Red is 1.53 pounds or 696 grams lighter. It's the new math.

May I ask what your net worth is? May I ask how much you make a year...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,526
Posted By whiplashsmile

Come on, this is the gubment we're talking about...

Come on, this is the gubment we're talking about here. Of course they are only interested in finding a way to raise revenue (taxes) and fines. There would probably be some sort of sticker applied...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 09:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,385
Posted By whiplashsmile

My wife worked so I had to stay home with the...

My wife worked so I had to stay home with the kids. Therefore, my Saturday 'ride' was a 10K run on the treadmill. I hope to be out by 8:30 in the morning for a quick 20-24 miles then I may be able...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,350
Posted By whiplashsmile

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By whiplashsmile

That's perfect. Thanks!

That's perfect. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By whiplashsmile

Is there a table somewhere thatshows...

...the weight of different components? I have an Ultegra SL group w/ standard Ultegra compact crank. I'm wondering how much less Red weighs. Or, possibly moving my DA 7800 group over to a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 07:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,975
Posted By whiplashsmile

I'm a little confused. I can get a Red 8 piece...

I'm a little confused. I can get a Red 8 piece group for about $1360 +/- and Rival for about $650 +/-. I paid $800 for my 7800 group so I trust that these numbers are pretty accurate. Hell, some...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,526
Posted By whiplashsmile

I just had this conversation with some anti-bike...

I just had this conversation with some anti-bike members of my family. They insist that we don't belong on the road because they pay taxes and that if we paid a registration/excise tax just like them...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By whiplashsmile

I buy tubes by the dozen. Sometimes I flat 5 or...

I buy tubes by the dozen. Sometimes I flat 5 or 6 times in a month. Sometimes I go months on end without a flat. Bottom line, I expect to flat every time I ride and I do my best to prepare for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,269
Posted By whiplashsmile

Points!!! We don't need no stinking points!

Points!!! We don't need no stinking points!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-09, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By whiplashsmile

I like race cut better than the other jerseys...

I like race cut better than the other jerseys I've tried. I've had to try several sizes from different brands since they all seem to be cut a little different.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By whiplashsmile

I need some jersey ideas

Most of my jerseys don't fit any more (too big) so I'm looking for a few new ones. I'm not interested in a team jersey since I don't ride on a team. I like my Fat Tire jersey so maybe something...
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