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Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,675
Posted By biker7

I think that goofy bike would be perfect for a...

I think that goofy bike would be perfect for a paper route.
Give it some thought.
:rolleyes:
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-07, 09:21 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,675
Posted By biker7

Let's see jacka$$...here's a line of thought that...

Let's see jacka$$...here's a line of thought that maybe you can even follow. An idiot like you can't get his Campy compact to shift properly and everybody else who owns one has no issue including...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-07, 07:33 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,675
Posted By biker7

Your 50/36 shifts better then any 50/34 by design...

Your 50/36 shifts better then any 50/34 by design and the OP is b!tching because his likely isn't adjusted perfectly which is required because he rides a little bike with higher X-chain angles then...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,675
Posted By biker7

Will say this...you are a very insightful noob. ...

Will say this...you are a very insightful noob. Couldn't agree more with everything you wrote. I too like a triple for overall riding for the reasons you accurately state.
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,675
Posted By biker7

Absolutely where a triple or 50/34 shine because...

Absolutely where a triple or 50/34 shine because of the chainring ratio difference they offer. Bigger the chainring ratio difference = Bigger the elevation change....what both triple and 50/34...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-07, 02:14 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,675
Posted By biker7

Some pretty good comments made but will provide...

Some pretty good comments made but will provide another perspective OP. One way to look at finding yourself X-chaining alot is the ratio of the front chainrings themselves. If you think about it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-07, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By biker7

For many of us, as Patriot said, building bikes...

For many of us, as Patriot said, building bikes is very satisfying. The thing is many experienced cyclists are extremely picky and can't be happy with an off the rack bike. This is because we like...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By biker7

What John said. Max cassette size Bruce is 13/26...

What John said. Max cassette size Bruce is 13/26 with 50/34 for short cage RD for Campy which btw is the combination I ride. If I were to do it again, I would have opted for a 50/36 Chorus compact...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-07, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By biker7

Speaking of podium girls, did you guys notice how...

Speaking of podium girls, did you guys notice how lame the American girls where that awarded the prizes to the winners in the US Cycling championship?...embarrasing...lol.
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By biker7

Truth is none of them. They each start new at...

Truth is none of them. They each start new at their respective price points and rapidly depreciate.
50 cents on the dollar for most only after a couple of seasons....sometimes more.
So as far as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-07, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By biker7

OP, If you can find a Cdale Six13 in your...

OP, If you can find a Cdale Six13 in your size...likely a 56-58, consider one. I looked hard for one before I bought my frame but couldn't find my size at the right price. The Six13 is one of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-07, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By biker7

OP, I pulled this out of my library as I have...

OP, I pulled this out of my library as I have been down the same road:

VELOCE/CENTAUR™ Bottom Bracket ITA, ENG ; 111, 115.5 mm cartridge b.b. - hollow axle- light alloy cups - axle L. 111 mm for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By biker7

A nice frame and Veloce is a great value. Some...

A nice frame and Veloce is a great value. Some answers or suggestions at least:

What you are asking is about spindle length. Spindle length is a function of seat tube diameter and whether you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-07, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By biker7

Troll...unless you have something to contribute,...

Troll...unless you have something to contribute, stay off this forum.
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-07, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By biker7

OP, read Danno's comments carefully as he is one...

OP, read Danno's comments carefully as he is one of the guys on this list that know's what he is talking about. There is a clear distinction between crits and road racing as he adroitly states. One...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-07, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By biker7

Well...depends what you want and like. Some...

Well...depends what you want and like. Some don't like super stiff frames. I like just a notch down from super stiff for example as I prefer a balance of good ride and decent energy transfer and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,582
Posted By biker7

Love the vid every time I see it. Awesome. ...

Love the vid every time I see it. Awesome.
Thanks,
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By biker7

Ya think? ;)

Ya think?
;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By biker7

Of course you are and so am I...why we have...

Of course you are and so am I...why we have computers and road bikes.
As to your Fiero GT...only a quick side bar. Being a Detroit suburb kid growing up in the hey day of the auto industry, street...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 11:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By biker7

A good question. Detroit as you know is one of...

A good question. Detroit as you know is one of the hottest cities in the world because of its lattitude...even hotter then Arizona in the middle of summer. Since I too am from there, I put...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,830
Posted By biker7

Here you go Adagio: ...

Here you go Adagio:
http://www.prodigalchild.net/Bicycle6.htm
Dave Moulton stops in from time to time and is one of the smartest and best experienced fitters out there.
You are quite right to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 06:29 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

Can we talk about Imus? ;) George

Can we talk about Imus?
;)
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 05:31 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

A bit perhaps but plastic being used synonomously...

A bit perhaps but plastic being used synonomously with CF is an old stereotype worthy of discussion. This thread in effect is about myth busting. A lot of people think of CF as some kind of fancy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 05:25 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

Herd or mob mentality is so true with piling on...

Herd or mob mentality is so true with piling on typically being so wrong in any setting.

As to the credentials part...a person's credentials or credibility becomes evident because among the sea of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Thanks Brian. I am sorry it got out of hand as...

Thanks Brian. I am sorry it got out of hand as well. One of my biggest disappointments coming here is all the rancor. I have many interests and am an avid blogger and honestly I have never seen...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 03:48 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

Guilty....I think you mean Viper's reference. It...

Guilty....I think you mean Viper's reference. It was clever and brilliantly funny. I did apologize to him.
But redfooj, a serious question and this applies to the Doc as well. If the OP asks a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 03:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

Doc. Doc. I guess I expect more from you. ...

Doc. Doc. I guess I expect more from you. That was a JOKE. A JOKE Doc.
The level of criticism on here has reached an all time fever pitch. Virtually everybody weighing in on this thread is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 01:29 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

You can't really be a doctor...

You can't really be a doctor...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Please Karen I can tell you are slightly offended...

Please Karen I can tell you are slightly offended by your further criticism and that is not my intention by any means.
I ask that you accept our differences. The internet is full of all kinds of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Come on Brian...hit the IGNORE button. I know...

Come on Brian...hit the IGNORE button. I know you can do it.
For the sake of peace.
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 11:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Brian please. I am sorry you were insulted. We...

Brian please. I am sorry you were insulted. We are just very different. I think it is best you ignore my posts that's all. Have a good day bro.
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 11:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

What you write makes a lot of sense to many of us...

What you write makes a lot of sense to many of us that have experimented with different seat posts.
Carbon on carbon simply seems to slip easier. Some will chime in with not having this experience...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Brian, I am sorry you took it that way...well...

Brian,
I am sorry you took it that way...well kinda :p
Look, this isn't too hard to comprehend...really.
You fired a shot over the bow first. Get that? You criticized the style of my writing. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 11:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Then I will respond in like kind Karen. Please...

Then I will respond in like kind Karen. Please do not read my posts. Ignore them if you would. I could do without the criticism which this board is so replete with.

We are all fellow cyclists...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 11:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,127
Posted By biker7

I agree. I just changed handlebars from one Deda...

I agree. I just changed handlebars from one Deda anatomic to another and I should have gone round.
If you go out on the web and research it, many long time cyclists still prefer round bars. Keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Not grumpy at all. Trolling for grammar is a...

Not grumpy at all. Trolling for grammar is a common theme on here. I grow weary of having to respond which I suppose I shouldn't.
Now run along junior and provide your pansy a$$ grammar advice...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Sorry bro but ain't gonna happen. My lack of...

Sorry bro but ain't gonna happen. My lack of attention to syntax is a deliberate effront to board members like yourself who never have anthing of substanstance to contribute. I have to give the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 07:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

You're welcome. Torque and CF are worthy of...

You're welcome. Torque and CF are worthy of explanation. Some kind of know why CF needs lower torque but that puts a technical bow on it a bit inspite of outcry from the grammar nazis who base...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

A common lament among the technically illiterate....

A common lament among the technically illiterate.
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

Are you the dude on here that had the sex change?...

Are you the dude on here that had the sex change?
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-07, 05:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,088
Posted By biker7

I have a Thomson post on a CF bike and it is a...

I have a Thomson post on a CF bike and it is a great combination. Post retention is much better then the steel frame I had the Thomson in with much less torque. This is mostly because of the seat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,557
Posted By biker7

Well...wasn't much good advice given. There is a...

Well...wasn't much good advice given. There is a trick that some don't know that I learned on this board from a sage old member. The trick is you have to get all the air out of the tube and put...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 12:24 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 10:33 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 08:49 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

Then it is I who am wrong and please accept my...

Then it is I who am wrong and please accept my apology. You are a gracious man and your Borg pic was hilarious if not deserved.
Take care,
George
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 08:44 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

OK... because there is so much malice put forth...

OK... because there is so much malice put forth by the technically disadvantaged, moving forward everybody is going to be graded.
I hate to do this but because class has become so distruptive, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 08:36 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

close...but as usual, not quite right...lol.

close...but as usual, not quite right...lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 08:16 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

I apologize you took any offense. Cheers, ...

I apologize you took any offense.
Cheers,
George
P.S. I won't ask your opinion about Imus either...lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 08:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

Maybe I odd to. Pay for women? This I will...

Maybe I odd to. Pay for women? This I will attribute to your second language. The quote is "spend" not pay for. A clear distinction. Ask your husband if he has ever spent money on you. I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 08:02 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,477
Posted By biker7

I would have to respect what you wrote to be...

I would have to respect what you wrote to be offended. Your willfulness to help was back handed. You do see that right? I put a bit of scholarship out there. You admit you have no opinion on the...
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