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10-18-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,239
Posted By dcsix

I'm sure that would be interesting, I wish I...

I'm sure that would be interesting, I wish I could help you. We saw a few stages of the Tour of California this year and I looked up the Tinkoff mechanics, and this one in particular. It notes that...
08-24-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,366
Posted By dcsix

^^^Holy mackerel! He spends a lot of time on the...

^^^Holy mackerel! He spends a lot of time on the deck!
08-23-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,556
Posted By dcsix

Hard to imagine why it can't work well with an...

Hard to imagine why it can't work well with an iMac and Firefox (Firefox set to accept 3rd party cookies from visited sites, like their FAQ suggests). Oh well.
08-22-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,556
Posted By dcsix

Hoping to watch some when I'm home. I have to...

Hoping to watch some when I'm home. I have to say, the website navigation seems like it's straight out of 2001, it is horrible. So far, a terrible experience trying to make it work.
08-22-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,340
Posted By dcsix

It was cool to see Sagan jump out quick, remember...

It was cool to see Sagan jump out quick, remember that he was seeded last-back row for him-since he didn't have any season points in MTB. I am sure that Schurter, who along with Absalon had been...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,724
Posted By dcsix

Kind of amazing-it's not easy to keep your...

Kind of amazing-it's not easy to keep your composure, well done. I do like the cool groove party music in the last couple minutes; I expect someone to ask the old guy if he wants to smoke some grass...
08-11-16, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,158
Posted By dcsix

NOTE: I am pretty sure Sagan is participating in...

NOTE: I am pretty sure Sagan is participating in the Cross Country Mountain Bike race-last event on the list above-not BMX, though I would love it if he were doing both!
08-10-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,128
Posted By dcsix

Thanks obed7!

Thanks obed7!
08-10-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,128
Posted By dcsix

Perhaps I am missing something in the...

Perhaps I am missing something in the etiquette-and please forgive me if I am-but isn't this what we call a spoiler? Should the thread title be edited to include the words "with spoilers"? Some of us...
08-08-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,392
Posted By dcsix

It's truly incredible. There was a camera shot of...

It's truly incredible. There was a camera shot of a feed zone somewhat early in this years TdF, on a flat, riders somewhat spread out, and the camera was far enough away, and at an angle that really...
08-08-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,138
Posted By dcsix

That's horrible. As for netting, it...

That's horrible.

As for netting, it certainly appeared to have helped Richie Port the day before. Did not see (I don't think they caught it) vid of his crash, but he was deep in it when cam rolled...
08-05-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,455
Posted By dcsix

I agree, lux, not a good thing, not good visuals...

I agree, lux, not a good thing, not good visuals here to a justifiably skeptical world. Bobke TV had this to say about it, pretty much saying why does she get 4 chances when others get 3? in...
08-03-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,101
Posted By dcsix

Exactly. And I love this...Ask Bobke-what great...

Exactly. And I love this...Ask Bobke-what great insight could a guy that rode in 3 TdF’s have to offer anyone.

Yo-steppy-please share with us what YOUR best time was in the TdF? Bob Roll does not...
07-12-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,901
Posted By dcsix

Me thinks his closed hand opened up on impact,...

Me thinks his closed hand opened up on impact, but that's just me. Obviously from his position on the bike he hit him with the "front" of his hand, but whatever. Who cares that much, except us? I'm...
07-12-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,901
Posted By dcsix

Not.

Not.
07-11-16, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,901
Posted By dcsix

Froome connected rather well with that guy, and...

Froome connected rather well with that guy, and at first I thought it was a little over the top-no pun intended!-but a bit later they went back and showed from a better angle how the flag the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,699
Posted By dcsix

The color scheme is Tinkoff-ish. You can get away...

The color scheme is Tinkoff-ish. You can get away with outlandish colors when the hardware is top notch; on a cheap bike the colors would look..cheap..but not on this thing they don't, imo. Could...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,143
Posted By dcsix

As noted, Fizik white is super easy to clean. And...

As noted, Fizik white is super easy to clean. And it's white. And that green does not match anything. At all. And, it's Fabian's last year and he used to run white, a long time ago, so you should...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,451
Posted By dcsix

I carry my phone, house key and ID in my jersey,...

I carry my phone, house key and ID in my jersey, with the rationale that if a vehicle creams me, I then have a better chance of ending up with my phone within reach. Anything could happen-the phone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,713
Posted By dcsix

Interesting. Bottom line if it works for you and...

Interesting. Bottom line if it works for you and you like it, there's no need to be insecure about it-although I freely admit that I have an unsubstantiated irrational bias against Fuji (and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By dcsix

Haha, if that works for him, it's a fabulous...

Haha, if that works for him, it's a fabulous thing, but that has little to nothing to do with you. Also, Greg LeMond, last time I checked, would disagree with this fellow, advocating getting behind...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,128
Posted By dcsix

Pull up!!

Pull up!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By dcsix

Indeed. The last section of Stage 3 of the Tour...

Indeed. The last section of Stage 3 of the Tour of California this year, say from CA Hwy 150 at Hwy 192 into Carpinteria, is a fine ride if you get to the area. You can even kill yourself by riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,732
Posted By dcsix

Exactly! I cleaned up my Rockhopper over the...

Exactly! I cleaned up my Rockhopper over the weekend and took it for a spin-wow, that bike is HEAVY. Great trainer!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,636
Posted By dcsix

Because you've been working at it! It still takes...

Because you've been working at it! It still takes energy, being a good kind of tired is part of the deal. You are a stud now, get used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,732
Posted By dcsix

Right, so for the time being, as a politician...

Right, so for the time being, as a politician said a couple of years ago..embrace the suck. Use what you have to become a stronger rider while you save. I had been riding bikes of all sorts all my...
05-27-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,986
Posted By dcsix

GreenAnvil, I am the first to scream "racism!"...

GreenAnvil, I am the first to scream "racism!" when I see it, I just don't take your point here, I don't see it and don't see the need to bring it in. Whatever. I appreciate your side of it, but I...
05-27-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,986
Posted By dcsix

While I don't agree with everything Crewchief911...

While I don't agree with everything Crewchief911 had to say in his post, his "hatred" as you call it is just his perspective, and I don't see that it has anything to do with black and white-you...
05-26-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,986
Posted By dcsix

I mean, that's cute with the Hitler stuff and...

I mean, that's cute with the Hitler stuff and all, but unfortunately it STILL (like many others in this thread) misses the point by a country mile. If all he did was dope it would be a non event, but...
05-25-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,788
Posted By dcsix

Sagan doesn't like his chances much on the road...

Sagan doesn't like his chances much on the road course for the Rio Olympics, so there is this today from Cycling Tips:

It was confirmed today that the Slovak Cycling Federation (SZC) has sent a...
05-23-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,558
Posted By dcsix

And I always forget the stupid way they put the...

And I always forget the stupid way they put the final stage on NBC (regular, not NBCSn) in our area, maybe yours too? So the dvr is all set on NBCSn to record the series, and I relize it halfway...
05-23-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,986
Posted By dcsix

I was shocked. All of a sudden he says THE NAME...

I was shocked. All of a sudden he says THE NAME after seemingly forgetting the guy existed. It gave THE GUY some instant cred that he does not deserve-it would be like me tweeting something and...
05-19-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,788
Posted By dcsix

He's an animal! We were at the start in Morro Bay...

He's an animal! We were at the start in Morro Bay yesterday and got his (and his brother's) autograph on my December Peloton mag with him on the cover-cool. Great to see him win after that! He's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By dcsix

I don't think so...

I don't think so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,462
Posted By dcsix

I went to 28's myself. Unless you are Big Mig or...

I went to 28's myself. Unless you are Big Mig or Marco or will be appearing in the Giro, you don't need them and you might enjoy a slightly mellower ride. You can still bump em up to 110 psi if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,074
Posted By dcsix

So the coke bottle glasses comment is what sticks...

So the coke bottle glasses comment is what sticks for me, along with the fact that he was elderly. Sometimes involving police, even though he was a nice guy and contrite is the check that the system...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,313
Posted By dcsix

A relatively light steel bike with 1x etap.

A relatively light steel bike with 1x etap.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,568
Posted By dcsix

How about a lawn mower and a blender? You used...

How about a lawn mower and a blender? You used the M word and then listed all this stuff. You need a medium to large bag, dad.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-16, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By dcsix

For me, a guy is his 50's, the "benefit" of +7 or...

For me, a guy is his 50's, the "benefit" of +7 or -7 would mean I'm young and flexible enough to take full advantage of it, which I'm not. I'm at +16 or so. It is strictly a matter of what works in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,618
Posted By dcsix

Wow what a bunch of a-holes here today. The guy...

Wow what a bunch of a-holes here today. The guy is just asking for help and some perspective (remember perspective?), if you can help then get to it, if not why don't you just STFU?
04-11-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,161
Posted By dcsix

Nope, but here's a timely article from Politico....

Nope, but here's a timely article from Politico. Seems like if you're on his team he's an okay guy, otherwise not so much.

The Strange Tale of Donald Trump?s 1989 Biking Extravaganza - POLITICO...
04-11-16, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,436
Posted By dcsix

Yes, he was, though Boonen is a marked man...

Yes, he was, though Boonen is a marked man whereas Hayman no doubt had a bit more freedom, heck he ran out in front for a while and nobody chased him, surely they would have-and did-if it were Boonen.
04-11-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,333
Posted By dcsix

Best? Current? Hmmm. Highly subjective, let's...

Best? Current? Hmmm. Highly subjective, let's harken back to another time and talk about...Beryl Burton.

In 1967, she set a new 12-hour time trial record of 277.25 miles (Gulp, that's 23.1 mph...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,376
Posted By dcsix

I have never seen GCN, but I will add my two...

I have never seen GCN, but I will add my two cents in defense of Bob Roll-this is a guy who just loves cycling and has interesting things to say about it, I have always enjoyed listening to him and...
04-11-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,436
Posted By dcsix

Yes that was the shot of the day for sure, he...

Yes that was the shot of the day for sure, he pretty much unicycled on his front wheel for a few feet while using his right leg as the outrigger. Amazing presence of mind.
Anybody else see Fabian go...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,188
Posted By dcsix

It's sooo awesomely humbling.

It's sooo awesomely humbling.
04-08-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,436
Posted By dcsix

On the West Coast, Time Warner Cable has it...

On the West Coast, Time Warner Cable has it listed as Sunday 12-3 pm, so you're 3 pm Eastern start time sounds right. When I don't trust the TW listings I will sometimes just DVR a few hours before...
04-07-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,436
Posted By dcsix

Haha! Exactly. Should be a great race, can't wait.

Haha! Exactly. Should be a great race, can't wait.
04-06-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,436
Posted By dcsix

If you'll be betting you will want to consider...

If you'll be betting you will want to consider that the route could get changed due to mud:
Paris-Roubaix may reroute due to mud - VeloNews.com...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,098
Posted By dcsix

Okay so, "to be fair"... "it creaked and made...

Okay so, "to be fair"... "it creaked and made cracking noises..."

I think I know where you stand, finally.
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