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08-08-13, 04:02 PM
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Posted By pinky

54cm Specialized Crux Elite framset, new in box -...

54cm Specialized Crux Elite framset, new in box - frame, fork, headset, BB30 bearings and seatpost

Mavic Yksion Power Link and Power Grip tubulars - 700x23, stretched but never used or glued.
...
04-01-12, 07:41 PM
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Posted By pinky

Have: Shimano RS80 wheel set with less than...

Have:

Shimano RS80 wheel set with less than 500 miles
2 Michelin Pro 4 Endurance tires with yellow/orange stripes - 700x23 brand new
2 Maxxis Detonator tires with pink stripes - 700x23 brand new...
04-24-11, 08:25 PM
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Posted By pinky

Want: New SwissStop Yellow or Black brake pads...

Want:
New SwissStop Yellow or Black brake pads for Shimano
Pedro's or Arundel saddle bags
Padded wheel bag
Alloy tubular wheelsets
Zipp 303 front
Carbon/Alloy rim clinchers (a la Carbone)...
01-27-11, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,419
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Posted By pinky

What's left Have: Dura Ace 7800 shifters,...

What's left
Have:

Dura Ace 7800 shifters, used 2 season, few small scratches but otherwise very good condition.

Dura Ace 7800 front derailleur, 34.9mm clamp, used 2 seasons, good condition
...
01-20-11, 05:42 PM
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Posted By pinky

Time for the next season gear buy, old stuff has...

Time for the next season gear buy, old stuff has to go:
Have:
PENDING -Dura Ace 7800 shifters, used 2 season, few small scratches but otherwise very good condition.

PENDING -Dura Ace 7800 front...
01-18-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By pinky

training round Austin, TX

Planning on a training trip to Austin TX, Feb. 19-26. Any tips where to stay in the area for ease of riding (primary concern) and getting into the city (secondary concern).

Thanks
06-22-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,181
Posted By pinky

Don't discount the newer torridal 60+mm rim...

Don't discount the newer torridal 60+mm rim shapes, I ride Bonty Aeolus 65s and find them much easier to deal with in crosswinds than the Carbones they replaced.
06-21-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,071
Posted By pinky

What is standard fair for a road race? $40 seems...

What is standard fair for a road race? $40 seems maybe $5 than the average round here but this is run a hell of a lot better than say...Quabbin.

Great race.
06-17-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,771
Posted By pinky

Dude, having raced with you on more than a few...

Dude, having raced with you on more than a few occasions the engine ain't the issue, the application of that power...smarter not harder and such...that might be Threshold's biggest problem - no old...
06-02-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By pinky

Stage races in the summer?

Trying to locate any stage races that occur in either July or August, beyond those listed on BikeReg. I know all the northeast ones but what else is there? Just want to be racing as much a possible...
05-31-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,454
Posted By pinky

Local amateur squad in the Northeast had that...

Local amateur squad in the Northeast had that issue - 2-3 bikes had steerer failures at Battenkill. They were overnighted alloy steer tubed forks the next day.
05-18-10, 04:41 PM
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Posted By pinky

i'll buy a membership again when everything is...

i'll buy a membership again when everything is here and post a for sale but the following will be available shortly:

54cm Cannondale System 6 - Hollowgram Si cranks with DA rings, DA shifters and...
05-15-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By pinky

I'll sell you a wired Pro plus a matching front...

I'll sell you a wired Pro plus a matching front for $500...
04-09-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By pinky

IMO yes though I know its a subject that is a...

IMO yes though I know its a subject that is a prickly one. To his credit he runs a bunch of races, that said, many of those races have had some questionable reputations which somehow never have...
04-08-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5,101
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Posted By pinky

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4043/4503840413_632...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4043/4503840413_6329f3a667_b.jpg

Small 2010 Ridley Helium for the Embrocation Cycling Journal Elite team
2010 Bontrager X-Lite wheels
3T Rotundo Pro bars
3T ARX...
04-08-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By pinky

just pray they don't get the field lost and take...

just pray they don't get the field lost and take you through downtown Ware again...and recognize its outside of USA Cycling...and its run by Mike Norton...
11-02-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,561
Posted By pinky

We're debating. Jeez. I'm sorry that I lowered...

We're debating. Jeez. I'm sorry that I lowered the level of intellectual intercourse in these hallowed grounds :rolleyes:

Obscure by definition means, and I quote, "relatively unknown". However...
11-02-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,561
Posted By pinky

Really? Bike racing matters? Wha? ooooh 63K...

Really? Bike racing matters? Wha? ooooh 63K racers, USAT has somewhere round 115K and USATF has 100K then there's the major sports in the country which have much larger draws (though I imagine...
11-02-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,561
Posted By pinky

Wasn't that essentially what all of us did when...

Wasn't that essentially what all of us did when we took up bike racing in the first place?
11-01-09, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By pinky

Lith, is pretty spot on, IMO, though you should...

Lith, is pretty spot on, IMO, though you should be very aware of your core strength - if its weak I'd reduce the amount of drop to the bars or you'll waste your back before the rest of your body.
10-29-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By pinky

tickled and such. and faster.

tickled and such. and faster.
10-29-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,760
Posted By pinky

I should note, that I do fairly regularly...

I should note, that I do fairly regularly max/meet my FTP while racing. However the shorter interval especially in the 1-5 minute range are almost always less - as they usually become critical near...
10-29-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By pinky

i think that puts you closer to fame than me. ...

i think that puts you closer to fame than me. now if I bought his bibs...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-09, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,063
Posted By pinky

7900 quick link was more than noisy, it was...

7900 quick link was more than noisy, it was actually causing the chain to sit on top of the cassette rather than dropping into the teeth. pretty considerable cockup of an otherwise nice piece of...
10-29-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,760
Posted By pinky

NEBRA: I was relatively enjoying myself in the 3...

NEBRA: I was relatively enjoying myself in the 3 field thanks to a 10-11w/kg minute and a ~4.8-5w/kg FTP. Took those numbers to the 1/2 fields, the FTP put near the mid/back of pack in MA state road...
10-29-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By pinky

large purchase, small irony

Just got a serious deal on a Dura Ace SRM on ebay ($1400!!!) - unit needs new batteries, was skeptical but fired after a brief message to the seller went for it. It now makes sense as the seller was...
10-28-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,329
Posted By pinky

General prediction I'm hearing for across the US...

General prediction I'm hearing for across the US is that this winter is going to suck. A lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,195
Posted By pinky

Smarty's suck. They're pretty much OEM BS made...

Smarty's suck. They're pretty much OEM BS made to look like Candy's. Rest of the Crank Bro line is a different story.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By pinky

Europeans think Americans are fat. They are...

Europeans think Americans are fat. They are correct. You make the rest of the conclusions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,253
Posted By pinky

Clothes (ever had your legs bleed from ****ty...

Clothes (ever had your legs bleed from ****ty fitting leg grippers? Its really fun in a 100 mile RR)
Helmet (used to take it for granted, then I got a cheap lid from a sponsor, I drown in sweat...
10-22-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,871
Posted By pinky

Leo, might want to talk to the MetLife guys about...

Leo, might want to talk to the MetLife guys about their experiences with HEDs and the local roads (though they were riding carbons). I'd vote for Edge but see if you can grab one of their "Blem"...
10-22-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,127
Posted By pinky

While I'm not much of a fan, Vino and his Khazak...

While I'm not much of a fan, Vino and his Khazak cronies are probably one of the best cash sources in cycling sponsorship right now (not that I really want to know where that money comes from), pity...
10-21-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,937
Posted By pinky

dayum. if thats all I need to do to get a frame...

dayum. if thats all I need to do to get a frame at cost...mickey please remind me to piss in your cheerios the next time i'm in eastworks....
10-20-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,314
Posted By pinky

this pissing contest has been had before (and...

this pissing contest has been had before (and don't you worry, I ride my bike lots too). you're obviously a skilled bike driver but that doesn't mean you're right. drops let you load the front end...
10-20-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,314
Posted By pinky

(you're doing it wrong)

(you're doing it wrong)
10-19-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,302
Posted By pinky

just to fan the flames, UVM got pretty much all...

just to fan the flames, UVM got pretty much all of their national championship points with their men's squad - I'd be curious to see the standings if they broke it down for men and women...
10-19-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,646
Posted By pinky

Depends on what defines best but in no particular...

Depends on what defines best but in no particular order (DT240s/190s would make this list)
Alchemy ORC and ELF hubs
White Industry H3s
the new Chris King roadies

The Tune's are nice though I...
10-19-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,010
Posted By pinky

road needs more heckling, though I somehow...

road needs more heckling, though I somehow envision heckling a cat 3 crit leading to some kind of pansy-I-can't-fight-in-road-shoes wanna-be brawl
10-13-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By pinky

"wah, my artsy writing got tossed, so I'm going...

"wah, my artsy writing got tossed, so I'm going to go crap in the sandbox"
10-09-09, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By pinky

everything can't be roadie, eh? ;) its...

everything can't be roadie, eh? ;)

its blunt, rash and *****y which is the general way everyone here communicates with one another, just it possesses self-awareness which seems to fade in and out...
10-08-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By pinky

Awesome take on competitiveness in cycling

Pro Cycling is not Gay (Not That There's Anything Wrong with That) (http://www.embrocationmagazine.com/pro-cycling-is-not-gay-not-that-there-s-anything-wrong-with-that)
10-08-09, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,665
Posted By pinky

Should be noted that Embrocation and Mad Alchemy...

Should be noted that Embrocation and Mad Alchemy are pretty close to hand in hand. Pete (Mad Alchemy owner) races for the Embro elite road and cross teams. If you run into anymore trouble let me...
10-07-09, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,665
Posted By pinky

Should probably be able to get around it by...

Should probably be able to get around it by purchasing through the team site: www.embrocationmagazine.com and then go to the store - I'm pretty sure there's more available than what's offered (though...
10-07-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,665
Posted By pinky

I'm biased as this guy is a team sponsor, teamate...

I'm biased as this guy is a team sponsor, teamate and friend but I don't think you can do better than Mad Alchemy embro right now, especially for cold weather. www.madalchemy.com Check others...
09-30-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,329
Posted By pinky

Ze, we can see who gets to those FTP numbers...

Ze, we can see who gets to those FTP numbers first, same aim, same weight, though if I can get my 5 sec to 1200 watts I'll have had a coup.

Briefly rode with Jeremy Powers at cross practice today,...
09-30-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By pinky

good luck getting your hands on a shiv, I'm...

good luck getting your hands on a shiv, I'm guessing of that generation of TT bike the Giant is the most attainable (or at least the only one being truly mass marketed)...
09-30-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,024
Posted By pinky

Its a bit cheaper than a serious coke habit and...

Its a bit cheaper than a serious coke habit and less likely to get me arrested. And that's mostly serious.
09-29-09, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,329
Posted By pinky

You talked to Carl yet?

You talked to Carl yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-09, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,306
Posted By pinky

botto, custom shoes are like custom bikes, most...

botto, custom shoes are like custom bikes, most people don't really need them. Before I came to D2 I had Shimano R300s - 1 shoes fit, 1 didn't. Sidis, the regulars were too narrow, the Megas too...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,959
Posted By pinky

botto, agreed. Just found the cyteck website...

botto, agreed. Just found the cyteck website didn't realize they supplied for so many. That said impretty sure assos and demarchi share the chamois designs.
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