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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 06:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,882
Posted By mrpete

I've seen it, its called 'Belleville Rendezvous'...

I've seen it, its called 'Belleville Rendezvous' by the way. Its a great, quirky film with beautiful animation, I'd highly recommend it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-06, 01:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,062
Posted By mrpete

I did a similar thing when buying a Veloce...

I did a similar thing when buying a Veloce groupset recently. My LBS didn't match the online price but they lowered it enought that I was happy to get it from them. I'm not loaded but I like to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-06, 01:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By mrpete

If you catch it early then a good stretch will...

If you catch it early then a good stretch will keep it away for a while, though you'll have to be careful whenever you feel it coming back. That's what I hate about cramp - once it strikes I have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-06, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By mrpete

This is something I have been experiencing lately...

This is something I have been experiencing lately as I have been increasing my mileage significantly and suffer from bad cramp early in the ride, way before my muscles are ready to give up. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By mrpete

Yeah, its a great book. Obree actuall still...

Yeah, its a great book.

Obree actuall still rides TT's on fixed gear! There are occasional stories on his cycling activity in Cycling Weekly. Its great that he is still so dedicated to the sport...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By mrpete

Quick(ish) fork question

Hi all,

I have been having a nightmare of a time trying to find 1" threadless forks for my new build but I finally settled on the ITM Millenium Carbon. I was looking forward to getting them as...
07-07-06, 06:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 985
Posted By mrpete

I don't post here often but what a thread! Anyone...

I don't post here often but what a thread! Anyone into Mistress, Iron Monkey, Anaal Nathrakh? D

Discordance Axis have already been mentioned but they are one of my favourites...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-06, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By mrpete

They don't look like track bars to me... I have a...

They don't look like track bars to me... I have a track bike - its a road bike I'm after. Personally, I think it would be sacriledge to convert a classic Italian frame to a fixie, especially when its...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-06, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By mrpete

Thanks for the advice. I don't have any immediate...

Thanks for the advice. I don't have any immediate plans for modification. I'll probably see how I get on with it and will undoubtedly change things as time pass. Probably put a Selle Italia SLR on it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By mrpete

Should I buy this?

Hi all. I was hoping I could get some advice on a possible purchase. Its a Fondriest built from Columbus EL with Dura Ace 8 Speed groupset with Mavic SUP rims and Cinelli finishing kit (mostly). I...
05-10-06, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,429
Posted By mrpete

What a sad day. I can appreciate his reasoning...

What a sad day. I can appreciate his reasoning but his vision was truly unique and inspiring. I wish him well for the future, whatever that entails...
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