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01-05-05, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By Rex

Take it to a local gas station or auto mechanic...

Take it to a local gas station or auto mechanic shop. They know how to legally and safely dispose of all sorts of hazardous materials.
01-05-05, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,347
Posted By Rex

Reynolds 753 tubing is very good quality. They...

Reynolds 753 tubing is very good quality. They used to be one of the top tubesets the market when steel was king.

Those chainstays on the blue bike are pretty cool looking. A lot of companies...
01-05-05, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By Rex

Can you post a pic? It might be helpful in one...

Can you post a pic? It might be helpful in one of us assisting you with your headset.
01-03-05, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Rex

Can we give the guy a break? EVERYTHING has been...

Can we give the guy a break? EVERYTHING has been discussed here at one point or another. Should we just have the search page as the home page? Come on! That's ridiculous. Cut him some slack.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-05, 10:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,518
Posted By Rex

Who cares? Lance is a great athlete, but there...

Who cares? Lance is a great athlete, but there is no even remotely close to Michael Jordan as the world's greatest ever athlete. I think the writer has a great point. Michael Vick is probably the...
01-01-05, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rex

I have the Park one with the huge weight on the...

I have the Park one with the huge weight on the bottom. It's okay. Does what it's supposed to and is solid. The only thing I dislike about it is the fact that all the bikes have the shift lever...
01-01-05, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Rex

Where did you buy the butcher's bike at? I...

Where did you buy the butcher's bike at? I didn't think anyone was making them anymore, at least not in the US.
01-01-05, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Rex

Mavic Open Pros are probably the most popular and...

Mavic Open Pros are probably the most popular and most reliable clincher rim.
12-30-04, 01:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,026
Posted By Rex

Holy cow! 32 degrees is the freezing point. Too...

Holy cow! 32 degrees is the freezing point. Too cold! 45 miles in that weather?! Are you guys nuts? Umm, so how many are there usually?
12-29-04, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,895
Posted By Rex

Umm, what about a guy named Nelson Vails?

Umm, what about a guy named Nelson Vails?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-04, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,942
Posted By Rex

26 of them

26 of them
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-04, 03:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,577
Posted By Rex

Hardly, Lemond's record is over a shorter course...

Hardly, Lemond's record is over a shorter course yes, but it was at the end of the Tour, not in the beginning. The last stage was mostly into a headwind as opposed to Lance's ride in the TT into a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-04, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

Dear readers, Throughout this thread...

Dear readers,

Throughout this thread livngood has repeatedly stated of so-called "knock-offs" and "copies" of S&S products that another company has manufactured. I encourage each reader to review...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-04, 02:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

What a mouthful. I have studied well the topic...

What a mouthful. I have studied well the topic of this thread. And your insistence that I have not, yes I have taken offense to that issue. However, its apparent to me that you want to drive home...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-04, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

Uncalled for and quite lacking of class. FYI,...

Uncalled for and quite lacking of class. FYI, English is my first language.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-04, 08:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rex

I don't like the chainrings. Too BMX looking. ...

I don't like the chainrings. Too BMX looking.
The crankset itself is a tad too big.
The STI shifters are too big also.

In general, I like the Campy look better, but I prefer the lightness and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-04, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

Few things... 1) livngood, you claimed that the...

Few things...
1) livngood, you claimed that the Aerolite company made it public that their S&S couplers were copied. I asked for a link and said that I would eat crow if I was proven wrong. YOU...
12-25-04, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By Rex

They're f-ing collector's items! Are you kidding...

They're f-ing collector's items! Are you kidding me? So, what's the going price on them?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-04, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By Rex

Simplebiker, the Specialized computer you are...

Simplebiker, the Specialized computer you are looking at actually doesn't have wireless cadence. The cadence is the only thing that IS wired. The front wheel has a magnet and a wireless transmitter...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-04, 01:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

I stand 100% by anything that I have said and I...

I stand 100% by anything that I have said and I encourage readers to go through this again very carefully. You've made alot of accusations. I'd like to see a link on the claim about Aerolite making...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-04, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By Rex

Bontrager's opinionated idea reflects his style...

Bontrager's opinionated idea reflects his style of riding back when mountain bikes and non-suspension forks were common. I don't think it applies any better than the general Knee over pedal rule of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-04, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

That was a bigoted post right there.

That was a bigoted post right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-04, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

That's not a knock-off. Similar looking, but...

That's not a knock-off. Similar looking, but certainly not a knock-off. Looks like you are intent on driving home the point that the Aerolite product was somehow copied off of S&S. Do you work for...
12-24-04, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Rex

Do a search on Wipperman's. Some complain about...

Do a search on Wipperman's. Some complain about the link breaking.
12-24-04, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rex

Because the 9 speed hubs are narrower than the 10...

Because the 9 speed hubs are narrower than the 10 speed hubs.
12-24-04, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rex

The 9 speed hubs are actually a tiny bit narrower...

The 9 speed hubs are actually a tiny bit narrower than the 10 speed hubs.
12-23-04, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Rex

I heard a rumor that the Mavic 10 chain is...

I heard a rumor that the Mavic 10 chain is actually manufactured by Wipperman and is a WIpperman chain rebadged.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 10:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,504
Posted By Rex

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12-22-04, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By Rex

I have no idea how these Old Skool dudes do it. ...

I have no idea how these Old Skool dudes do it. It's cool riding fixed and all, but NYC traffic is f-ing brutal! And inevitably, you'll have to do some riding on in alleys, sidewalks, down stairs,...
12-22-04, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By Rex

Don't do that! It's not a good idea and...

Don't do that! It's not a good idea and completely unnecessary. :mad:
12-22-04, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By Rex

I hate that ****. Everytime I buy a new bike,...

I hate that ****. Everytime I buy a new bike, someone wants to say, "hey, can I ride it?" And I always say yes, but inevitably there's some jerkwad who before or after he gets on puts his foot on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,156
Posted By Rex

Solping top tubes suck because when you are...

Solping top tubes suck because when you are cornering hard, some people like to lean their outside leg gently on the top tube. More stable that way. Can't do that well with a sloping top tube. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By Rex

$800 for a pair of cycling shoes is beyond a...

$800 for a pair of cycling shoes is beyond a rippoff. That's downright criminal.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Rex

I've got a pair of old Pumas circa 1988.

I've got a pair of old Pumas circa 1988.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 01:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,206
Posted By Rex

It's too cold when... you're balls shrivel...

It's too cold when...

you're balls shrivel up and you think you're going to die.
12-22-04, 01:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By Rex

I was doing a charity ride once and saw this huge...

I was doing a charity ride once and saw this huge fat guy riding a nice yellow Carbon fiber Lance Armstrong Yellow Jersey Trek replica. I swear, the guy was like 300 pounds. As I came up the road...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By Rex

I tried the Quattros. They suck. My biggest...

I tried the Quattros. They suck. My biggest gripe is it's not all its cracked up to be upon clicking into the pedal. You think that it's going to be easy since its double sided and you just push...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-04, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,142
Posted By Rex

Clean the pedals and cleats real good. They'll...

Clean the pedals and cleats real good. They'll still squeak somtimes if they are old and need replacing, but if you are in the middle of a ride and driving everybody crazy. Squirt some water on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-04, 01:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By Rex

Here's what I would do. Go to the local bike...

Here's what I would do.

Go to the local bike shop. Try on several pairs of shoes to see which fits best. If the price is ALOT more than on the internet, just use the bike shop to get your size...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,201
Posted By Rex

Thomson's so-called "setback" post, you know the...

Thomson's so-called "setback" post, you know the one with the bend in the middle of the post, isn't that great. I compared it to standard offset posts from Shimano and Campy and the Thomson doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By Rex

Chris King's marketing ploy is really pissing me...

Chris King's marketing ploy is really pissing me off. Their integrated designs suffer from the same stuff they accuse other manufacturers like Cane Creek of. In the old days, if the cups pitted...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-04, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

No, I don't think your information is correct. I...

No, I don't think your information is correct. I travel quite frequently to Taiwan and China (Hong Kong) on business and know of the company that makes the couplers that some are saying looks like...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-04, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rex

That is simply untrue about the Asian...

That is simply untrue about the Asian manufacturer making knockoffs of the S&S. First, there are currently 2 other companies that I have seen that make couplers in Asia. One of them, has been in...
Replies: 29
Views: 4,721
Posted By Rex

Oh! Haha! My bad! I was just trying to clarify...

Oh! Haha! My bad! I was just trying to clarify my explanation to the 1st poster. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-04, 06:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,504
Posted By Rex

It's true. A portion of the profits do pay for...

It's true. A portion of the profits do pay for the salaries of various employees of the LAF. Armstrong also gets a portion. How much, I don't know.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-04, 05:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,042
Posted By Rex

Wouldn't it have been easier just to raise your...

Wouldn't it have been easier just to raise your stem?
Replies: 29
Views: 4,721
Posted By Rex

No, I didn't say that Nitto makes frames. I said...

No, I didn't say that Nitto makes frames. I said that Nitto makes products for primarily the Track and Keirin markets (ex. clips, bars, stems, etc). Gan Well, is the company that I said makes...
12-17-04, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,662
Posted By Rex

Anyone know anyone that did a century ride on a fixed gear?

Just wondering what to expect. I'd like to ride my fixed in a century ride in a few months when the weather thaws out. Riding a fixed over a mostly flat century ride. Will that take more out of my...
12-17-04, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,610
Posted By Rex

Cool pics! Man, those bikes are beyond old...

Cool pics! Man, those bikes are beyond old skool! Pre-historic even! That's like Grandpa's ride! Very interesting! :D
12-16-04, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Rex

That sticky grease is cosmoline. There is...

That sticky grease is cosmoline. There is nothing wrong with it. And actually it does provide a bit of lubrication already. Companies like Campy and Shimano shipping things overseas to the US, put...
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