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06-25-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By waanfiride

Ah, that's what I feared. The paint job is quite...

Ah, that's what I feared. The paint job is quite bad so I'm sure it is a repaint (bought it really cheap so I can't complain). The top tube (and rest of the bike) is completely devoid of markings...
06-25-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By waanfiride

What brands logo is this?

I have this very low end beater road bike that I commute on but I have no idea what brand it is? I've upgraded several components on it due to them breaking or just being utterly crap. I just dont...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By waanfiride

Thankfully I saved my helmet, jerseys, gloves,...

Thankfully I saved my helmet, jerseys, gloves, shoes and shorts. I didn't think anyone would want to buy used stuff that I've drenched in sweat countless times.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By waanfiride

Getting back into cycling after a few years off: I feel lost

About three years ago I was in a really bad accident, two weeks in the ICU- a month in a bed. Pretty ****ty. I thought I'd never bike again so I sold all my gear, and all of my bikes (I had a roadie,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,413
Posted By waanfiride

Giant Defy 1?

I'm getting a new bike this summer, and I've been perusing the LBS, and I found a Giant Defy 1, I'm going to go ride it in the next couple of days and maybe if all is good, pull the trigger.
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06-08-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By waanfiride

interesting video about bike lanes in NYC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzE-IMaegzQ
04-18-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,086
Posted By waanfiride

as i was reading the thread title I thought it...

as i was reading the thread title I thought it was going to be "how far can you skid" I am disappoint.
04-18-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

haha yeah.

haha yeah.
04-18-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

I did it, partially for the lulz. ...

I did it, partially for the lulz.

http://i52.tinypic.com/2m6on4o.png
04-18-11, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By waanfiride

I want that saddle as 100% guaranteed it will...

I want that saddle as 100% guaranteed it will make me go faster.

If anyone has info/links, please share.
04-18-11, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By waanfiride

What Saddle Is this?!

I posted this in the road forum (sorry if that's not allowed) but I really want to know what this is.

http://i54.tinypic.com/2co0uno.png

Any help?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-11, 12:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By waanfiride

Need Help! Identify this Saddle!

Anyone?! I really like it for some reason.

http://i54.tinypic.com/2co0uno.png
04-17-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

suggestions on a really understated frame?...

suggestions on a really understated frame? Something simple and elegant? Preferably no decals or whatever.

I think I'll probably kopp one of those meaty looking frames (either another visp (cheap...
04-15-11, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

the more I see this bike, the more I want.

the more I see this bike, the more I want.
04-15-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 136,535
Posted By waanfiride

This is the day after I got out of the hospital...

This is the day after I got out of the hospital after an accident... I was SO whacked out on painkillers. Was not fun.

http://i55.tinypic.com/10roggl.png

And my somewhat-famous 'bob marley...
04-15-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

lol take the velocity stickers off of them. ...

lol take the velocity stickers off of them.

edit- I asked because they looked less "deep" than I remember, perhaps I've been away from the Vzzzzz for too long. (I'm digging the 'normal' road-esque...
04-15-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,005
Posted By waanfiride

I love a good bowl of pho.

I love a good bowl of pho.
04-15-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

what kind of wheels are those?

what kind of wheels are those?
04-15-11, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,792
Posted By waanfiride

I had one of these on my last roadie, I really...

I had one of these on my last roadie, I really liked it but wasn't really feeling like spending $70 on it. Went into my LBS today to scope out the new bikes and they had this in their clearance bin...
04-15-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

Hey, I called dibs! Plus, how are you going...

Hey, I called dibs!

Plus, how are you going to stiff the cripple?

I'm just kidding... or am I?
04-15-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

about a 54 :D Got any pics? edit- I'm a...

about a 54 :D

Got any pics?

edit- I'm a bit slow, I'm checking your sig now.

edit2- VERY interested. Let me know what's up.
04-14-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

Well, I have a date with someone from craigslist...

Well, I have a date with someone from craigslist tomorrow to buy my roadie. (even though I love that thing) I figured I'd throw that money directly at a new visp, and ride that for a while and whip...
04-14-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

I know I probably should, I'm just so damn...

I know I probably should, I'm just so damn impatient.
04-14-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

Yeah, I have a thing for heavy bikes for whatever...

Yeah, I have a thing for heavy bikes for whatever reason. Maybe I just haven't ridden enough light ones :P

I'm wondering if I should just wait a bit and buy something like a fuji track pro, or...
04-14-11, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

I'm also interested.

I'm also interested.
04-14-11, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

I do, I feel bad riding it in the spring weather...

I do, I feel bad riding it in the spring weather because the bike just gets coated in mud, haha. My roommate's been taking it out a lot though, he's been converted from a mtb rider to a fixie rider...
04-14-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,179,642
Posted By waanfiride

Is that a VISP!? I miss mine... after my accident...

Is that a VISP!? I miss mine... after my accident I sold mine (more than I paid lol)

I'm actually piecing together another visp build, I think I'm going to go real sporty on this one... shiny red...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 778
Posted By waanfiride

Thanks for the advice guys. I got my father a...

Thanks for the advice guys. I got my father a Fuji and I was impressed, I think I'll look more into those for myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 778
Posted By waanfiride

Last Years 2.3, for $1k worth it?

Just stopped by the LBS looking to upgrade my roadie, and I found a trek 2.3 for 1k last year's model (I couldn't care less if I was riding this years or last years). It's got 105 shifters/front D,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-11, 01:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,914
Posted By waanfiride

Makes me want to vomit.

Makes me want to vomit.
01-22-11, 12:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,158
Posted By waanfiride

Man, you should have had the cops come. But just...

Man, you should have had the cops come. But just make sure you're not too messed up. Things like neck/spine injuries can take a while to manifest... I would have totally gotten the cops involved from...
01-22-11, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By waanfiride

:crash:

:crash:
01-22-11, 12:53 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

I want the snow to go away... fffff I need...

I want the snow to go away... fffff

I need to rideeee
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By waanfiride

Bike for my Dad?

Over the holidays I went down to visit my parents in FL... My Dad mentioned that he wanted to get a road bike to lose some weight that he gained. (Used to train in TKD extensively, but after he...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By waanfiride

Getting Back Into It...

After a bad accident in September I took a break and I actually swore off cycling forever- but you guys probably know that didn't work out too well. I'm itching to get back on a bike ASAP. (Won't be...
12-27-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

The liver they still don't know what's wrong with...

The liver they still don't know what's wrong with it exactly, it's inflamed and they don't really know why. The only conditions I still have is no alcohol (I don't really drink much anyways so that's...
12-27-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

It's official; the bug is back. I'm itching to...

It's official; the bug is back. I'm itching to ride again. *sigh*

*I only sigh because it was nice not spending obscene amounts of money on bikes/gear.

Spending the next few hours browsing BF...
12-10-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

She's doing good. Sitting in my room right next...

She's doing good. Sitting in my room right next to me listening to music. (not even kidding...) Come spring time (we've got like a foot of snow now) I think that will be my getting-back-into-it bike.
12-10-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

The cops held it for me (which I thought was a...

The cops held it for me (which I thought was a nice move of them) while I was in the hospital and recovering on bed rest and on narcotic pain killers... so no driving. I got it a few weeks ago, the...
12-10-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

Hey guys. Thought I'd drop in and say I'm...

Hey guys.

Thought I'd drop in and say I'm 99.99% better now. The docs found some liver damage but they're just gunna let it do its own thing. My kidney function is back upto like 95%, all my ribs...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-10, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By waanfiride

I'm also throwing in a cateye wireless computer,...

I'm also throwing in a cateye wireless computer, magnet trainer, and some spd shoes/pedals. I think I'll go for 400.

Thanks guys. Less stuff in my apartment, the better.
10-30-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

Going to pick up my bike tomorrow from the police...

Going to pick up my bike tomorrow from the police station... I'm nervous.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-10, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By waanfiride

What's It Worth?

After a real bad cycling injury, and spending about 3 weeks in the hospital... I'm giving up cycling- at least for a while. I have someone who is interested in buying my bike. (I had my accident on a...
10-05-10, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

$80 is a steal, my ambulance bill was $274. Thank...

$80 is a steal, my ambulance bill was $274. Thank god for insurance.
10-05-10, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

Thanks for the kind words. Your accident...

Thanks for the kind words.

Your accident sounds pretty wicked, when I visit my parents in FL I really fear for my life with all the elderly on the road. They gotta do something about that. Funny...
10-04-10, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

How's it going guys? I thought I'd give you an...

How's it going guys?
I thought I'd give you an update on how I'm recovering... The broken ribs have got to be the most painful thing I've ever experienced- breathing hurts. Not to mention sneezing,...
09-30-10, 02:51 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,688
Posted By waanfiride

"who needs two ribs and a kidney?"

"who needs two ribs and a kidney?"
09-28-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

Thanks man, good thing is it wasn't the kilo...

Thanks man, good thing is it wasn't the kilo haha. I shoulda gone with another pair of mks like I have on the kilo! spd-sl... man
09-28-10, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

Yeah, thankfully. If not I'd be soooo screwed.

Yeah, thankfully. If not I'd be soooo screwed.
09-28-10, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,511,629
Posted By waanfiride

What happened was my left leg was clipped in, my...

What happened was my left leg was clipped in, my right wasn't so I ended up smashing myself into the frame when I tried to skip-skid (it was like pseudo clipped in so it held until I applied some...
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