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Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 07:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,856
Posted By daratbastid

The instruction book tells you exactly where it...

The instruction book tells you exactly where it needs to be mounted, and the location may be different from company to company or even model to model. It is not a preference issue here. One thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-04, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,392
Posted By daratbastid

:rolleyes: aluminum dosn't rust, only steel does

:rolleyes: aluminum dosn't rust, only steel does
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-04, 07:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,861
Posted By daratbastid

Next time you head out take your camera with you...

Next time you head out take your camera with you and take a quick snap of one of these all black jean/shirt guys and then take a pic of yourself too so we can compare your attire to thiers. Post the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-04, 09:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,033
Posted By daratbastid

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-04, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By daratbastid

Were they popping out with you old shoe/cleat...

Were they popping out with you old shoe/cleat setup? Maybe the new cleat is not seating properly when you engage? Also try degreasing and relubing the pedal in case its a little sticky
09-18-04, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By daratbastid

I saw a piece last night on fox5 news (ny)......

I saw a piece last night on fox5 news (ny)... they explained the ulock situation and how it could be popped with a pen. I guess someone here reported it to them. They said kriptonite was going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-04, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,976
Posted By daratbastid

One time I was at a corner waiting for the light...

One time I was at a corner waiting for the light to turn and I couldn't unclip from my pedals. Keeled over like a falling tree right in front of everyone... and there was a lot of people waiting to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-04, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,976
Posted By daratbastid

:roflmao: :D

:roflmao: :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-04, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,287
Posted By daratbastid

I am going to have to disagree with you here....

I am going to have to disagree with you here. Digital is not always better. Analog vinyl records sound 100% than digial CD's or MP3's (assuming there is no physical problems with the records like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-04, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By daratbastid

Get the Lemond, its a no brainer. Add a carbon...

Get the Lemond, its a no brainer. Add a carbon fork later on if you want. Your foot will not hit when you get on the right size bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-04, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,922
Posted By daratbastid

Either way, I can't afford any of their bike so...

Either way, I can't afford any of their bike so it dosn't matter :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-04, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,922
Posted By daratbastid

He is skilled, 100% more than the Teutels....

He is skilled, 100% more than the Teutels. Definatly has a talent with metalwork. Thats why he is crunching out contraptions in monster garage and selling his choppers for over 50K. HOWEVER, I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-04, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,922
Posted By daratbastid

I have to agree the interview was a little...

I have to agree the interview was a little awkward, but I think this has to do with the fact that Leno (and the people who write for him) really don't know much about the sport, what its about, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-04, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By daratbastid

I think its time to shave, nothing to do with...

I think its time to shave, nothing to do with aerodynamics :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-04, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By daratbastid

yeah sure snap those too.. hmm "Crank...

yeah sure snap those too..

hmm "Crank Crushing Redneck." :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-04, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By daratbastid

DONT RESPONT HERE..delete this thread

DONT RESPONT HERE..delete this thread
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-04, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By daratbastid

Who is the king kahuna of calfs here?

If you think you got some big cylinders on your engine, take a pic and post it here. Lets see who's done their training and can take the honors. Calves only PLEASE lol :D I'll post mine in a bit
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-04, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By daratbastid

And on a side note I almost decided to go with...

And on a side note I almost decided to go with those shimano road pedals with the SPD cleat, the blue ones..i forget the #. That would have been a stupid mistake being they are only 1 sided entry and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-04, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By daratbastid

It depends on the type of mountain shoe you...

It depends on the type of mountain shoe you looking at. I have seen "mountain" shoes range from looking exactly like road shoes all the way to full ankle height boots, I even seen one now called a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-04, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By daratbastid

But then again, I assume Speedplay users might...

But then again, I assume Speedplay users might see a similar affect being those pedals are roughly the same size <?>
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-04, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By daratbastid

I am thinking about doing the same thing..putting...

I am thinking about doing the same thing..putting SPD pedals on my road bike. People say there is a hotspot but I have never had any problems even after riding 40+miles. I like the idea having one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-04, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,844
Posted By daratbastid

Oh god a recline-a-rider straggled into this now....

Oh god a recline-a-rider straggled into this now. Yeah yeah you guys may be faster and more comfortable and what not...but you just look damn freaky comming down the road :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-04, 09:06 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-04, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By daratbastid

I used to use rollers all the time until I moved...

I used to use rollers all the time until I moved and threw them out like an idiot. Never went off the sides but I used to hop the rollers and fly foward. I ended up tying a rope around my seatpost...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-04, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By daratbastid

:eek: WTF??! Please go on....

:eek: WTF??! Please go on....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-04, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,254
Posted By daratbastid

Depends...Shimano or Campy? :D :D

Depends...Shimano or Campy? :D :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By daratbastid

You could attach a trailer to you road...

You could attach a trailer to you road bike...they usually attach to the chainstay, but I wouldn't recommend it. The weight in the back of the trailer plus your child is going to be so great that on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By daratbastid

You consider overpasses "climbs"?

You consider overpasses "climbs"?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,664
Posted By daratbastid

99mph sitting at a light!? Hey I need that...

99mph sitting at a light!? Hey I need that computer, I knew there had to be an easier way :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By daratbastid

also upper manhattan/bronx around GWB and...

also upper manhattan/bronx around GWB and riverside park..tons of hills and lots of riders... I go there weekends..if that aint enough, just keep going north
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By daratbastid

come ride with me in staten island...loaded with...

come ride with me in staten island...loaded with hills!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By daratbastid

thats what i thought for example you would...

thats what i thought

for example you would pass up this

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=7298&item=3695692646&rd=1

for this
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By daratbastid

Which would you take?

If you had a choice, which would you take of the 2: in the 300-400 price range

a used bike from a well know company (trek, specialized, ect) that has high end components (105 or Ultegra), but its...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,666
Posted By daratbastid

RACING? :eek: If I had that bike it wouldnt...

RACING? :eek: If I had that bike it wouldnt leave the house...no no Matter of fact I would build a plexiglass box around it and hire 2 armed guards :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By daratbastid

But then again if they had common sense they...

But then again if they had common sense they would be RIDING and not WALKING :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By daratbastid

Dont even bother with items unless there is a day...

Dont even bother with items unless there is a day or less left in the auction. The serious bidding dosnt happen until the very very end. It dosnt make sense to bid on an item it there is 4 or 5 days...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By daratbastid

I almost wiped out twice on sunday, first time a...

I almost wiped out twice on sunday, first time a chinese guy is standing at the curb by the bikeroute by the west side ..he is looking right into my eyes as i am approaching then he decides to come...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By daratbastid

funny

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=7298&item=3695172664&rd=1

"Front quick release is Maillard, rear is Shimano Close. "

:D

The open version is a better deal
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-04, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By daratbastid

If I remember correctly, your bike is equip'd...

If I remember correctly, your bike is equip'd with shimano 600 so I would assume your correct the no you dont have Campy dropouts. From the pic I dont see any brazeons for a rack whice makes sense...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-04, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By daratbastid

Its definatly possible. I just LOST a bid for a...

Its definatly possible. I just LOST a bid for a Lemond Alp deHuez with Campy ..went for $430...If you dont mind having downtube shifters instead of STI, there are tons of choices. You can find many...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-04, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By daratbastid

i wish i had delimas in my life like you have :D ...

i wish i had delimas in my life like you have :D

btw: Would take the Colnago hands down
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-04, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By daratbastid

:) very nice spread of the hood to expose the...

:) very nice spread of the hood to expose the clamp region of the lever doc :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-04, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By daratbastid

Wow thanks, I was just about to order 2 pair ...1...

Wow thanks, I was just about to order 2 pair ...1 for me and 1 for my g/f
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-04, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,094
Posted By daratbastid

You say your out of energy, is that like 10...

You say your out of energy, is that like 10 minutes into a ride or an hour? Are you able to recoup after a little slowdown or is it just downhill from there. Besides your off the bike diet (which I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-04, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,955
Posted By daratbastid

What kind of group is on that bike? Does it have...

What kind of group is on that bike? Does it have downtube shifters or STI? Perhaps you can do a few upgrades instead of buying a new bike all together. I don't see anything wrong with a 520 Alum...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-04, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By daratbastid

I am amazed I dont see more road riders in my...

I am amazed I dont see more road riders in my area, which is Staten Island. I cant believe the terrain you can find in this 1 boro alone. I mean there are long stretchs of hills with very steep...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-04, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By daratbastid

Whats the ghetto'ist bike you ever owned

Whats the ghetto'ist bike you ever had....while you considered yourself a true cyclist and trained/raced ect..

I think i may take the cake here for turning a murray baja (so called 10 speed mtb)...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By daratbastid

lol damn 20-22 is pretty fast on a mtb.. i better...

lol damn 20-22 is pretty fast on a mtb.. i better check my computer to see if its calibrated right;)...or i better start putting in some more miles/week! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By daratbastid

Road vs MTB avg speeds

I posted this in a reply by mistake, so let me paste it here in a new thread instead....


quick question from the new guy...for those of you with mountain bikes too, what types of average speeds...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 01:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,419
Posted By daratbastid

quick question from the new guy...for those of...

quick question from the new guy...for those of you with mountain bikes too, what types of average speeds do you post on your mtn compared to you road? I am curious to see the difference one type of...
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