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Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By rcams

Check GVH?

Check with GVH Bikes? I know they've always carried and still sell some Viner frames. Good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By rcams

LOL....I was thinking the same thing. So funny...

LOL....I was thinking the same thing. So funny but so true !! The beauty of the internet...... :crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,731
Posted By rcams

All the cyclists that set their quick releases to...

All the cyclists that set their quick releases to the right are gone, and nobody knows what happened to them.......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By rcams

Same experience here. Measure everything...

Same experience here. Measure everything carefully and you won't have any regrets with the RS2. I have about 3,000 miles on mine and I know there are others here in the Forums with more than that....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,813
Posted By rcams

The key words......"two or three stop...

The key words......"two or three stop lights".....that knocks you down to 18.7 avg.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,470
Posted By rcams

Is that food value as in "extra fiber"? Ican't...

Is that food value as in "extra fiber"? Ican't drink that stuff...it bites back.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By rcams

I have rollers that I use maybe 3-4 months of the...

I have rollers that I use maybe 3-4 months of the year max. The entire time they're not in use I leave
them setup on the floor (unfinished area of a basement) with tension on the belt because I...
10-19-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By rcams

If your feeling sweat and dampness...then you're...

If your feeling sweat and dampness...then you're either overdressed or wearing the wrong fabrics. No cotton at all. If your clothes are holding moisture and getting wet...you're going to cool much...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-08, 04:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,368
Posted By rcams

I wouldn't be rushing too fast......researchers...

I wouldn't be rushing too fast......researchers in medicine are just now raising health concerns about nanotubes since they sizes you're talking about are small enough to pass through human...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By rcams

I think we might need and ACLU lawyer to...

I think we might need and ACLU lawyer to correctly answer this on.....

I hate reading BF on a rainy day.... this is what we resort to.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 6,965
Posted By rcams

I hear you. I'd rather start out with a slow...

I hear you. I'd rather start out with a slow climb to get warmed up than coast for a mile or two downhill shivering at the start of the day.....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 6,965
Posted By rcams

OK, all you've whined about is the hill on the...

OK, all you've whined about is the hill on the way home.....but how the hell did you get OUT of the neighborhood?! What goes down, must go up. You cruised in the beginning.....life sucks at the...
09-24-08, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By rcams

I'm 48 and have been "hammering" on every ride...

I'm 48 and have been "hammering" on every ride for years and years now. I started using an HRM maybe two or three years ago and it has helped immensely. It's true that RPE works in most cases, but...
09-24-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,937
Posted By rcams

I think it has more to do with the position of...

I think it has more to do with the position of your cleat. If the ball of your foot is positioned correctly in the shoe (and it's the cleat position that determines this), then you shouldn't have...
09-24-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By rcams

What about differences in the stiffness of each...

What about differences in the stiffness of each bike (bottom bracket)? You said they feel the same when you're standing, but couldn't there also be significant differences in the bottom bracket/rear...
09-24-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By rcams

I agree...I don't think your calculating your...

I agree...I don't think your calculating your zones correctly. If you've verified the zone target ranges and you're correct, then yes, you could argue that you need to do whatever you have to do in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,680
Posted By rcams

Smartcyles.com (which advertises right on this BF...

Smartcyles.com (which advertises right on this BF page!) has a ton of classic steel frames at very reasonable prices. I have a 12 year old lugged DeBernardi Columbus that still rides as nice as the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By rcams

User defined targe zones, time and percentage in...

User defined targe zones, time and percentage in each zone, batteries you can change yourself (transmiter and monitor), a few rides saved in memory rather than wiping out each pst memory every time...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,417
Posted By rcams

Well reading those last three pages was real fun!...

Well reading those last three pages was real fun!

So.....how does everyone feel about a computer with cadence on it? Can't I just count myself and after a few hundred miles, I threw that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,370
Posted By rcams

Damn you Man, get out NOW before it's too late ! ...

Damn you Man, get out NOW before it's too late ! This sport will suck the life out of every account and relationship that you have today! Don't you think it's strange how quickly you got so many...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By rcams

Hopfully you didn't spend the whole ride...

Hopfully you didn't spend the whole ride wheel-sucking and did your share of the pulling?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By rcams

There's your answer, right there.....do more...

There's your answer, right there.....do more stair railings and get paid to train by climbing stairs all day long!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By rcams

Oh.... they hear you coming but they know you're...

Oh.... they hear you coming but they know you're new to road riding., so they're just screwin with you!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By rcams

I'm still not getting it.....how does a hard case...

I'm still not getting it.....how does a hard case compress the rear stays? Don't you put a plastic or metal spacer into the dropouts when you remove the wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By rcams

I don't know about a soft case..... I fly an...

I don't know about a soft case..... I fly an average of twice a month for business and based on the stuff I see coming out on the belts....I wouldn't even think about putting a CF bike in a soft...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By rcams

Going from a 42-23 to a 39-23 is a pretty...

Going from a 42-23 to a 39-23 is a pretty substantial change. I would try moving to a 39 on the crank and see how it feels. You can spread as much as 16 on the front - I know because I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By rcams

53/39 is a pretty common and standard crank...

53/39 is a pretty common and standard crank combination. You can probably drop the 42 to a 39 easily enough. The next question is.....what sizes do you have on the freewheel?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,284
Posted By rcams

I've been looking at the Blue frames for a while...

I've been looking at the Blue frames for a while now. Really nice and not yet overpriced as you've noticed. I don't see anything to be gained with the Trek except that you'll have a name the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By rcams

Doesn't matter where you place the magnet - one...

Doesn't matter where you place the magnet - one revolution is one revolution. The only things to consider are the distance from the transmitter to the receiver if it wireless, and then the diameter...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By rcams

Yup....there's your answer I would bet. What is...

Yup....there's your answer I would bet. What is your cadence, average speed and the gearing you use for the majority of the ride? Also, just to be sure you gave the distance from seat to center of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By rcams

Probably, but float is more important in the...

Probably, but float is more important in the sense that it allows you the freedom you need to move your toes/heel left or right while remaining clipped in. It's important because it can have an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By rcams

Good thought. I have another set of wheels...

Good thought. I have another set of wheels built with Open Pros. Next time I have the Lithions off I plan to try them on the Open Pros.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-08, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By rcams

Michelin Lithion tires or Easton rims...?

What is it about this combination that makes changing a flat my nightmare? After tons of different tires and rims and plenty of experience, I've never, ever had such a hard time changing a flat. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By rcams

Check Bikesource.com and there's also a few on...

Check Bikesource.com and there's also a few on Ebay.

Lately I've had a lot of luck quickly locating odd parts by searching on QBike.com.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,431
Posted By rcams

Make sure you report back in June, July, August,...

Make sure you report back in June, July, August, September......:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By rcams

Damn....and I had so much faith in Pedal...

Damn....and I had so much faith in Pedal Force.....I guess it was blind faith. Oh well..... PM an address to me and I swear I'll send you the 5. :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-08, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By rcams

6thElement ......Did you check carefully for your...

6thElement ......Did you check carefully for your seatpost clamp? We need to settle a bet !! :fight:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By rcams

FWIW....check your box VERY carefully because my...

FWIW....check your box VERY carefully because my seatpost clamp was taped to the inside wall of the shipping box. It may even be taped to some of the packaging, but I'd bet it's in there and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,350
Posted By rcams

Are those Sidis with Look Keos ?

Are those Sidis with Look Keos ?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,870
Posted By rcams

I swear this thread, and especially this post,...

I swear this thread, and especially this post, has me laughing so hard I'm gonna lose the dinner.....
:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By rcams

I just got word from home that a red 55cm packed...

I just got word from home that a red 55cm packed with the build parts is sitting at my house on Long Island. Unfortunately......I'm in New Orleans until Thursday night......
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By rcams

Nope, and it's not a big deal... I have patience...

Nope, and it's not a big deal... I have patience and I'd rather they pack orders than answer a bazillion e-mails from every buyer about every part ordered..... Just wondering.....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By rcams

I ordered 172.5 Campy cranks. I just noticed...

I ordered 172.5 Campy cranks. I just noticed that today 4/7 there is tracking information from CT. on the DHL website. I'm thinking that maybe the frame and parts are coming together now that it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By rcams

How long after you see a DHL tracking number on...

How long after you see a DHL tracking number on the PF site does it take for the tracking info to appear at DHL's website? I've seen a tracking number on the PF site and assumed it was for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,041
Posted By rcams

There's almost always an ad and link on this page...

There's almost always an ad and link on this page to Smart Cycles where you can find plenty of Italian, steel road and track frames. Check them out too. I'm still riding a DeBernardi that's years...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,683
Posted By rcams

This is exactly my point - the problem is that...

This is exactly my point - the problem is that "exclusive marketing agreements" are the creation of manufacturers and distributors to protect their shared interests - not the customer's. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-08, 04:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,935
Posted By rcams

This needs to be posted on weight weenies !

This needs to be posted on weight weenies !
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,683
Posted By rcams

Sounds to me like "Tommasini USA" is nothing more...

Sounds to me like "Tommasini USA" is nothing more than a distributor that thought they were buying the USA market exclusive and therefore had the option to charge whatever they wanted. The prices on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,211
Posted By rcams

Noooooo! Don't do it! I just read in another...

Noooooo! Don't do it! I just read in another thread that it's bad for the resale value. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-08, 04:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,945
Posted By rcams

OK, I'll ask the stupid question that nobody has...

OK, I'll ask the stupid question that nobody has asked. Since the difference between your observed and the computer's reported speeds seems too large to be caused by just stop signs, red lights...
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