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Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,523
Posted By boxerboxer

That makes me wonder about the timing of this...

That makes me wonder about the timing of this thread. I don't own the book but have tried the cakes and thought they were solid. I don't know what all the pissing and moaning is about unless he...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-12, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,416
Posted By boxerboxer

Friction means that the shifter is held in place...

Friction means that the shifter is held in place by simple friction. That means you can move it continuously through it's range, even though only certain positions will put you right on the gears...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-20-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 318,786
Posted By boxerboxer

Bumping because I'd love to see detailed pics of...

Bumping because I'd love to see detailed pics of the jig(s). Even if that never happens, this thread was a blast! Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,593
Posted By boxerboxer

The Revenio 3.0 (Aluminum) is cheaper, and comes...

The Revenio 3.0 (Aluminum) is cheaper, and comes with 105. I would have bought one if the geometry were a little more aggressive but I spent some time on it and it was very comfortable and fun to...
07-31-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By boxerboxer

I have no idea, and this is sort of OT, but I am...

I have no idea, and this is sort of OT, but I am FREAKING THE F OUT about how awesome your new avatar is. I can't explain it, it's just....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-12, 03:40 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,778
Posted By boxerboxer

At least a hybrid is designed for what it...

At least a hybrid is designed for what it typically gets used for. People that ride them mostly just want a bike that's not awful to ride (slicks not knobbies, not 40 lbs) and wouldn't use the more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-12, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By boxerboxer

If you didn't already have the Force I'd have...

If you didn't already have the Force I'd have gone for a cheaper group and nicer wheels, but it sounds like you're all set up for a great build :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By boxerboxer

Sir this is the only metric recognized by the 41....

Sir this is the only metric recognized by the 41. Kindly make your way toward the exit :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,615
Posted By boxerboxer

Raleigh Revinio 3 is a solid aluminum bike with a...

Raleigh Revinio 3 is a solid aluminum bike with a more relaxed geometry than the CAAD, for considerably less money. That said I do love my CAAD10.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,341
Posted By boxerboxer

Nashbar's Izoard pedals...

Nashbar's Izoard pedals (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_175240_-1___) can usually be had for $40-50 and weigh in at 266gr a pair (which is lighter than most of the pedals mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By boxerboxer

If there aren't other factors involved in your...

If there aren't other factors involved in your new job (having to dress better and not wanting to sweat in work clothes, new family schedule, etc), there's no rule that says you have to take the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,968
Posted By boxerboxer

I like a little of both. I think if you have a...

I like a little of both. I think if you have a serious training plan you really need to ride solo for that unless you just have an easy spinning day where you don't have time/pace constraints.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By boxerboxer

Lakes country is pretty quiet 7-9AM on a weekend....

Lakes country is pretty quiet 7-9AM on a weekend. I've ridden near there for 45 minutes at a stretch without seeing a car.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By boxerboxer

I started doing club rides earlier this year and...

I started doing club rides earlier this year and this is what I found to be important:

1. Hold your line, no matter how tired you get. If you don't, you are a danger to yourself and others.

2....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,256
Posted By boxerboxer

If you've stopped pedaling you're doing it wrong....

If you've stopped pedaling you're doing it wrong. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,214
Posted By boxerboxer

Pictures of the 2013 flagship CAAD 10 on...

Pictures of the 2013 flagship CAAD 10 on bikerumor: [link (http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/07/04/2013-cannondale/#more-45672)]. Looks pretty similar to 2012 but comes with Ultegra Di2, Ultegra...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,214
Posted By boxerboxer

LBS ordered me some rubber rings as well as some...

LBS ordered me some rubber rings as well as some matte black elite custom cages to finish the bike out. We'll see how that goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-12, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,214
Posted By boxerboxer

I am loving my 2011 CAAD10 more than you can...

I am loving my 2011 CAAD10 more than you can possibly imagine (ok, so you probably know exactly how I feel :D), but one little thing has been bothering me: The rear brake cable rattles against the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,214
Posted By boxerboxer

LOL, too true. I make the money, but thank god I...

LOL, too true. I make the money, but thank god I married someone better at managing it than I am!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,960,214
Posted By boxerboxer

Was hoping to be able to afford a 10-5 by...

Was hoping to be able to afford a 10-5 by Christmas. Sneaky wife found me a brand new 2011 10-1 (in murder black) for our anniversary!!http://i.imgur.com/zRl23.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,191
Posted By boxerboxer

I'm almost positive I've seen this discussed...

I'm almost positive I've seen this discussed before. I don't mean that in a snarky "you shoulda searched first" way but it's worth a try if you haven't.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,311
Posted By boxerboxer

So is policing a thread you didn't start. The...

So is policing a thread you didn't start. The thread went from just a couple debatably off topic posts (which happened to exactly answer the OPs original question even if they failed to address his...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,311
Posted By boxerboxer

Ride. Not being a glib, I rode in the rain this...

Ride. Not being a glib, I rode in the rain this morning. Otherwise, find something else that excites you, work on the bike, work on the social skills, read something, make something.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,435
Posted By boxerboxer

It also doesn't take into account the effects of...

It also doesn't take into account the effects of different riders, bikes, and positions on aerodynamics. If it were necessarily the same thing to go 60 into no wind as it were to go 20 into 40kph...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By boxerboxer

Your real crime was trying to brag about 31 in...

Your real crime was trying to brag about 31 in the 41. That and getting that God-awful song stuck in my head. Kidding aside, I do remember the giddiness I felt the first time I realized I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 11,544
Posted By boxerboxer

I just started last Friday as an electrical...

I just started last Friday as an electrical engineer (some hardware, some FPGA design) at a major ag machinery company.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-12, 12:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,003
Posted By boxerboxer

Is that not reason enough? Why do you...

Is that not reason enough?

Why do you choose to ride a bike with gears?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,470
Posted By boxerboxer

Shops in my area: Trek ...

Shops in my area:

Trek

Giant/Cannondale/Gunnar/Salsa

Specialized/Raleigh/Bianchi/Surly

Based on responses so far it looks like the OPs "pattern" is either regional or coincidental.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-12, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,214
Posted By boxerboxer

How cute. You made a grand sweeping...

How cute.

You made a grand sweeping statement without explaining it in the slightest. To what objective measures are you referring? I don't really have an opinion, not having ridden any of these...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,419
Posted By boxerboxer

If you're talking about genetics, they're two...

If you're talking about genetics, they're two different movements. World champion runners don't win world class cycling events and vice versa. It's more of one set of traits, less of others. How...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By boxerboxer

I haven't seen that particular wheel naked but I...

I haven't seen that particular wheel naked but I do think the decals look crappy, or at least not in keeping with the vibe of the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-12, 06:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,927
Posted By boxerboxer

There should be a check box for "I hate you" ;) ...

There should be a check box for "I hate you" ;) Kidding aside, if you haven't ridden them both, do that. If you have and that doesn't clinch it, pick the one you think is cuter. Personally I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,604
Posted By boxerboxer

Poor guy was already screaming about nm...

Poor guy was already screaming about nm (distance) being used in place of Nm (torque) :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,369
Posted By boxerboxer

Buy a bike you can ride immediately.

Buy a bike you can ride immediately.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,771
Posted By boxerboxer

The only way to get good at riding with people is...

The only way to get good at riding with people is to ride with people. Bikes or music, you learn a lot more spending time around people who know a lot more than you. No one with experience owes a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-12, 10:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,094
Posted By boxerboxer

DIY audio/guitar electronics, playing music.

DIY audio/guitar electronics, playing music.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,865
Posted By boxerboxer

Who cares what you call it as long as you get...

Who cares what you call it as long as you get dropped for the right reason? If you got dropped in a race, there's no excuse, HTFU and keep up next time. If you let 'em go by to keep to a thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,795
Posted By boxerboxer

A CAAD 10 5 ought to be right at the top end of...

A CAAD 10 5 ought to be right at the top end of your price range, no?
12-12-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,134
Posted By boxerboxer

Thanks for the responses. I realize what I want...

Thanks for the responses. I realize what I want is a little weird, and I did a lot of searching and pondering before posting. In the end I may go back to my original plan which was to buy a Caad 10...
12-11-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,134
Posted By boxerboxer

Modern Road Frame

I would like to build up a rig with the following characteristics:

* Lightweight modern frame with road geometry
* Road drops, front and rear brakes.
* Fixed gear

I have ridden fixed for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,096
Posted By boxerboxer

Because I'm not interested in actually buying it,...

Because I'm not interested in actually buying it, and because in my experience people who list their stuff too high on CL also get pissed when you lowball them - another thing I don't get. I mean,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By boxerboxer

Ha! Me too! Seems like they do more guitar amp...

Ha! Me too! Seems like they do more guitar amp part business these days, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,096
Posted By boxerboxer

The sad thing is that I still got excited simply...

The sad thing is that I still got excited simply because it wasn't another POS bmx bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,096
Posted By boxerboxer

Crazy people sell their bikes on Craigslist

Why do people like this guy (http://fargo.craigslist.org/bik/2696955407.html) think they can get the original MSRP for their 6-year-old used bikes?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By boxerboxer

I don't think "non-competitive" really needs to...

I don't think "non-competitive" really needs to enter into the discussion. If you want to get better at cycling, do what competitive cyclists do. If you just want to get fit, take a look at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By boxerboxer

Haha, caught me red handed :) But change out...

Haha, caught me red handed :) But change out "Performance" for "Minoura" and my point is still the same.
10-26-11, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By boxerboxer

If you're not dead set on keeping the LeTour a...

If you're not dead set on keeping the LeTour a geared bike consider converting it. My LeTour conversion (original front brake, nitto RB-021s with a cross lever, omniums, a surly cog, and american...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-11, 08:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,319
Posted By boxerboxer

Are you guys not even a little worried about him?...

Are you guys not even a little worried about him? Normally he would have replied to himself at least 5 or 10 times by now. Feeling ok, pcad?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By boxerboxer

ftfy

ftfy
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