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04-03-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By domestique

Thanks a lot for all the input. I know in my...

Thanks a lot for all the input.

I know in my gut the Anthem would be the better buy for racing and climbing (also more geared to the riding I do now on the road).... but the little devil inside of...
04-02-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By domestique

HELP ME! I need a XC Race/Trail BikeTrek Fuel ex, Santa Cruz Superlight, Giant Anthem

Hey everyone,

I need your help on deciding on a Full Suspension XC/race/trail bike


I am a 150 pound leg shaving, road racer (Cannondale six13 with Campy Record, custom DT wheels).

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 978
Posted By domestique

Doesn't sound like it was worked on by a...

Doesn't sound like it was worked on by a "mechanic" but just some random joe there.

It is was done properly then 10 bucks is not terrible for a hub rehaul.... is it worth it for that wheel? No,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By domestique

This is what I did, I bought the CD, a SD card...

This is what I did, I bought the CD, a SD card and uploaded only the region I needed on the card. This gives me more memory space on my SD card.

I.E. Since I live in the north east I only went...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,661
Posted By domestique

A flexy frame will not get stiffer with stiff...

A flexy frame will not get stiffer with stiff wheels, the same goes for an expensive frame will not make up for cheap wheels.

The best is to find a middle ground where neither are compromised very...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-08, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By domestique

No, they are not out to the public yet. they...

No, they are not out to the public yet. they were suppose to be out late Novemeber, but reports are coming in from dealers that they won't be out till Jan. Which is really stupid on Fiziks part for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-08, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,863
Posted By domestique

Tom Boonen has been using it for years! ...

Tom Boonen has been using it for years!

http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2007/07/21/tomboonen_wideweb__470x367,0.jpg

http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/topstory/sports/boonen_tom050703.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-08, 07:30 AM
Replies: 78
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Views: 3,310
Posted By domestique

BDcheung, why did you go with the SRM? I thought...

BDcheung, why did you go with the SRM? I thought you had a powertap?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 78
501
Views: 3,310
Posted By domestique

I say sell the Zipps to Pcad (I'm sure he could...

I say sell the Zipps to Pcad (I'm sure he could use another set to look at while typing on the computer) and get a set of Lighweights, they will be stiffer then the 404's and 150+ grams lighter! ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-08, 07:59 PM
Replies: 78
501
Views: 3,310
Posted By domestique

IMHO, I've tried light weight tubes (conti 28...

IMHO, I've tried light weight tubes (conti 28 Supersonics (53 grams) and found them to be absolutely rubbish. They were paper thin and had to be delicately installed and attracted pinch flats like...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-08, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By domestique

Nice read, thanks

Nice read, thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 78
501
Views: 3,310
Posted By domestique

47 grams for tubes is scary light, I'm not saying...

47 grams for tubes is scary light, I'm not saying that is wrong but even latex tubes are not THAT light.

The lightest Butyl tubes I've seen are Conti's Supersonics at 50 some grams, and I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-08, 06:41 PM
Replies: 78
501
Views: 3,310
Posted By domestique

LOL, very nice. But considering where I live...

LOL, very nice. But considering where I live (terrible pot holed, tar-chipped, cracked roads) a nice set of handbuilts is not only stiff for climbing but rolls over anything I can put it up against....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 78
501
Views: 3,310
Posted By domestique

Very Nice Build BD, especially with the SRM...

Very Nice Build BD, especially with the SRM cranks

I have a C'Dale six13 that I built up over the better part of the last 2 months. so far it comes in at 17.42 Kg… not an official weight weenie,...
11-21-08, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By domestique

Great... the best part is around 51 seconds when...

Great... the best part is around 51 seconds when his "tail" first makes an appearance!
11-20-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,420
Posted By domestique

Looks Great! Let me know how you like the...

Looks Great!


Let me know how you like the KCNC CB1 brakes, I thought about getting a pair in red anodized but was a little leary on how light they are. I heard their stock pads are terrible and...
11-20-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By domestique

Do you think before you type? The person being an...

Do you think before you type? The person being an ass is you. You attack someone that you do not know, for something that you didn't fully understand. Any indignation is being caused by yourself...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,569
Posted By domestique

ROFL! Can you PM me the link?

ROFL! Can you PM me the link?
11-20-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By domestique

I AM the OP, and I previously said I found his...

I AM the OP, and I previously said I found his smile funny, (reminded of commercial I once saw.. would post link, but I wouldn't want to be harassed for posting anything else politically incorrect),...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,046
Posted By domestique

I go straight to the "closeout" section. I...

I go straight to the "closeout" section.

I scored my 2008 Record shifters: $282.00 and 08 Record FD for $70 dollars when they were liquidating their stock to make room for 2009.

-Easton EA70...
11-20-08, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By domestique

-show up early (pinning on a number for the fist...

-show up early (pinning on a number for the fist time may be problematic).
-remember to drink
-don't start out too hard
-have fun
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,852
Posted By domestique

From the waist down: ALL OF IT. I started...

From the waist down: ALL OF IT.

I started shaving my legs 2 years ago, first it was just up to where the bibs stopped..... then it continued to creep up and up until everything was shaved.

BTW,...
11-20-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By domestique

Wow, Hate much? “Never mistake motion for...

Wow, Hate much?

“Never mistake motion for action.” — Ernest Hemingway

There is a lot more to the picture then just a guy that would be medically classified as obese. I personally found the...
11-20-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 817
Posted By domestique

It depends on the ride... On the trainer,...

It depends on the ride... On the trainer, recovery or day before a race..I'm no where near MAX.

On the trainer I can get a max of 199

On the Road I have seen a max of 207-209 ( 2 years ago, now...
11-19-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By domestique

LOL, All you need is self control my friend.

LOL, All you need is self control my friend.
11-19-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By domestique

you can get a 52 for the big ring. I...

you can get a 52 for the big ring.

I personally run (50/36) with a 11-23 cassette. Works great for the river hills where I live... If I have a real hilly ride I use a 11-25
11-19-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By domestique

Caption Contest

http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/photos/races09/misc09/mtb-kreuziger.jpg


Jan really let himself go..... :rolleyes:
11-19-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 921
Posted By domestique

I am more exicted about there being better...

I am more exicted about there being better coverage on tv with Lance racing then him actually coming back from retirement.

Hopefully the media will air more cycling on TV, and hopefully VS. will...
11-15-08, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,592
Posted By domestique

Assos of Course! Assos Jacket Mens Clima...

Assos of Course!


Assos Jacket Mens Clima Jet Breaker
http://www.gearandtraining.com/gearntrain/assets/product_images/climaJet_breaker_m.jpeg

It's ONLY $250. dollars! :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 877
Posted By domestique

43.4 miles. Sunny, clear skies, highs in the...

43.4 miles. Sunny, clear skies, highs in the 60's, with 5-7 mph wind... gorgeous day after the crappy week we had (30 to 40 degree days with 20 mph winds)

Climbed close to 5,000 feet of elevation...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-08, 05:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,377
Posted By domestique

Saddle Bags are for Losers..... ;) I have...

Saddle Bags are for Losers..... ;)

I have people carry my stuff for me.

http://www.trollhattansaab.net/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/mavicsaab1.jpg


I wouldn't mind trying one of these:...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-08, 05:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,033
Posted By domestique

LOL, Check your LBS, sometimes they have old...

LOL,

Check your LBS, sometimes they have old copies laying around which would be cheaper then buying direct.

How about this, you buy me a better scanner and I will scan ALL of my 36 magazine...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-08, 05:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,033
Posted By domestique

PCAD, Cycle Sport America did a really good...

PCAD,

Cycle Sport America did a really good article in in March 2007:

http://www.cyclesportmag.com/images/2007MarCover.jpg
http://www.cyclesportmag.com/pastissues-pages/2007-03.html


They...
10-29-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,113
Posted By domestique

She shouldn't be complaining to the Olympic...

She shouldn't be complaining to the Olympic committee but instead to agencies that should be promoting cycling within various countries. The Olympic committee is not going to offer sports when there...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-08, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By domestique

2009 Ergo 2 (black Vernice) from Comobike:...

2009 Ergo 2 (black Vernice) from Comobike: $around 350-360 with Customs.. give or take another 10 dollars... ordered these well before any stores in the US or PBK had them in stock.

2009 Ergo 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-08, 04:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By domestique

Depends on how they send the merch. Example,...

Depends on how they send the merch.

Example, PBK sends their stuff "Royal Air Mail" No customs (have had over 13 orders)

Just recently ordered a pair of Sidi's from "Comobike" and it was sent...
10-24-08, 06:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,347
Posted By domestique

Anyone else read the comments? According to one...

Anyone else read the comments? According to one person "RaHzeL59", Chiappucci tried to make an advance on his 20yr. old GF at Milan-San Remo this year.
10-24-08, 04:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,347
Posted By domestique

I don't care what others say... but Floyd Landis...

I don't care what others say... but Floyd Landis Stage 17 of 2006 TDF... juiced or not, it was still amazing.
http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/41911000/jpg/_41911612_finish416.jpg



BTW,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,781
Posted By domestique

LOL, During the Civil War?

LOL, During the Civil War?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,781
Posted By domestique

+1,000. It bothers me more when someone...

+1,000.

It bothers me more when someone doesn't know what they are doing but have a 7,000 dollar bike just because they think the more money they spend the better they will be or they will earn...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,781
Posted By domestique

You do this everytime you buy something.... how...

You do this everytime you buy something.... how many threads did you have about your zipps?

Buy it if you want it, ride it, and enjoy
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By domestique

Reynolds Quzo Pro comes in 1". just need to shop...

Reynolds Quzo Pro comes in 1". just need to shop around for good deals.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By domestique

What seat do you ride? After 100 miles that is...

What seat do you ride? After 100 miles that is the last thing that comes to mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By domestique

After years of C'dale saying "an all aluminum...

After years of C'dale saying "an all aluminum rear stay is stiffer then Carbon" and then switch..... kinda shady.

Unless they show data supporting it, it seems like they had some extra carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,449
Posted By domestique

Current: 1. Jens Voigt (hardest working) 2....

Current:
1. Jens Voigt (hardest working)
2. Dave Z (Funniest)
3. Lance Armstrong: Most attention to detail
4. Scleck Bros' (fun to watch)
5. George Hincapie (hottest wife)


Retired/Dead...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 12:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,138
Posted By domestique

LOL, I don't want to.. but oh well Stuff to...

LOL, I don't want to.. but oh well

Stuff to make Fiance happy:
1 Engagement ring (4,500)
Upcomig honeymoon to St. Lucia (9,500+)
Wedding Bands (550 for her.. mine: 150 dollars for 6/6/2 TI)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,718
Posted By domestique

+1 for soft touch sucking! I had black soft touch...

+1 for soft touch sucking! I had black soft touch and when I got new bars, I went to unwrap the tape and it tore at the edges ruining itself.

You CAN NOT re-wrap soft touch... it sticks to itself...
10-23-08, 05:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,733
Posted By domestique

3.5 hrs. I really don't mind the trainer. I...

3.5 hrs.

I really don't mind the trainer. I watch a lot of DVD's:

-All 6 Cycling Fitness Series (by Joel Friel)
-A couple CTS
-Hell's on Wheels
-Overcoming
-Raceday (Bobby Ventura sp?......
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,664
Posted By domestique

+1 for 2.4 ANT+ This gives you a lot more...

+1 for 2.4 ANT+

This gives you a lot more options down the road.... I never liked the Garmins and thought they were a waste of money.... NOW I own a Garmin 705 and love it....now just waiting for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,007
Posted By domestique

They are currently not out yet, but I from other...

They are currently not out yet, but I from other sources I have heard 100 dollars, which compared to Oakleys is not terrible.... but I would want to try them out in person.
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