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07-24-09, 11:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,393
Posted By Ceiliazul

That was the funniest post I've read all week!

That was the funniest post I've read all week!
07-22-09, 10:34 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,325
Posted By Ceiliazul

Cancellera wins in my math universe. I'm a Kifer...

Cancellera wins in my math universe. I'm a Kifer guy, after all, and not suited to speculate about races.
07-22-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,325
Posted By Ceiliazul

Here's a math man's predictions.* Stage 18...

Here's a math man's predictions.*

Stage 18 is 2.61x longer than stage 1. If all the GC leaders duplicate their average pace from stage 1, here are the results.**

Contador 51:02
Wiggins ...
07-22-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

Tomorrow's ITT stage profile ain't hard to find...

Tomorrow's ITT stage profile ain't hard to find (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=553018), but I'm not sure whose style it suits.
07-22-09, 09:09 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

If this was a JB plan, AC wouldn't have jumped. ...

If this was a JB plan, AC wouldn't have jumped. It would have been Kloden slipping quietly off the back with no increase in leaders' pace. As it is, only risks on the downhill will help Lance.
07-22-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

given Armstrong's caution on the last descent,...

given Armstrong's caution on the last descent, I'm not sure it would stick anyway... seems an odd move unless he thinks Kloden will suddenly recover.
07-22-09, 08:01 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

Most riders would kill to be worthy of starting...

Most riders would kill to be worthy of starting the tour at all.
07-22-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

I believe garthr is right, and I also believe...

I believe garthr is right, and I also believe Thor is all-around awesome.
07-22-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

Wait a minute... Stuart Ogrady leading the...

Wait a minute... Stuart Ogrady leading the peloton and Thor on a training ride. Maybe today isn't a mountain stage at all and they just posted the wrong stage profile??
07-22-09, 07:23 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

Thor traded bodies with Richard Virenque, and is...

Thor traded bodies with Richard Virenque, and is solo-breaking the alps. Ho hum!

He wasn't shadowed because Cavendish is a sucking the back of the peloton. Thor bridged to an established...
07-22-09, 07:08 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,084
Posted By Ceiliazul

Thor crashed but brushed it off. Now a few...

Thor crashed but brushed it off. Now a few others crashed in the chase group. That will net the break some time when the peloton gets instructions to slow down that corner. I agree with Garthr, I...
07-21-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,325
Posted By Ceiliazul

why is there a feed zone? The cars will take 10...

why is there a feed zone? The cars will take 10 seconds to pass one packet of carb gel, and another 10 seconds to pass a handy napkin??
05-07-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Ceiliazul

I removed the spoke protector completely, the...

I removed the spoke protector completely, the noise remains.

and totally took apart and regreased the freehub bearings. Bearings and races look good.

Where might I look for the rubbing?
05-04-07, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Ceiliazul

Bill: Ayup, freehub. Thanks. Grouch: I do...

Bill: Ayup, freehub. Thanks.

Grouch: I do have a plastic spoke protector, good tip. I'll check that out today.
05-03-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Ceiliazul

freewheel noise, but strange

I hear a noise from the rear wheel, similar to a hacksaw stroke. The noise occurs once per revolution of the rear wheel, but only while not pedaling. This points to the freewheel, but it does not...
Forum: Touring
04-26-07, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ceiliazul

Jibi, I have never tried to make a "table" with...

Jibi, I have never tried to make a "table" with my yak. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Ceiliazul

89quattro gave the best answer: thriving online...

89quattro gave the best answer: thriving online forums!
Forum: Touring
04-24-07, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ceiliazul

I love my Bob Yak (Ibex improves only by adding...

I love my Bob Yak (Ibex improves only by adding suspension) for heavy loads. I have not used a Nomad.

I would recommend the Bob due to fewer moving parts and the single wheel. In theory it means...
Forum: Touring
03-09-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Ceiliazul

jamawani's route sounds perfect for a 5 day...

jamawani's route sounds perfect for a 5 day break-in tour.

If you decide to do the SR14 route, I have que sheet I could email you with a great route through the gorge. It would help you avoid...
Forum: Touring
03-07-07, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,424
Posted By Ceiliazul

"A brick" Which would be another pretty...

"A brick"

Which would be another pretty cheap/clean way to test your cable tie mounting system. I know that I have used zip ties before when I lost a bolt, and learned this lesson: do not put the...
07-20-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Ceiliazul

my guess: op puerto names my response: who...

my guess: op puerto names
my response: who cares! Allez!
07-20-06, 10:35 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 30,473
Posted By Ceiliazul

every third comment on Cyclingnews was that he...

every third comment on Cyclingnews was that he was sweating a lot and kept taking water bottles from the team car. Two Questions:

How many did he use?

How much are they going for on ebay??
07-20-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 30,473
Posted By Ceiliazul

Armstrong has been saying that a Landis win is...

Armstrong has been saying that a Landis win is great for American cycling. I agree, and I wonder if it's even better that Landis wins for another team instead of disco. Phonak corp has a presense...
07-13-06, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Ceiliazul

Spinster: it's 79F in San Mateo right now. What...

Spinster: it's 79F in San Mateo right now. What else to do?? I got an idea! (http://www.queenwords.com/lyrics/songs/sng11_05.shtml) :-p

Off from work in 2 hours... can't wait
Forum: Touring
06-30-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By Ceiliazul

Hennessy Hammock "scout" + hex rainfly $79 on sale!

Hennessy Hammocks are popular on this board. 3-season shelter, can't be flipped, integral mosquito net, included rain fly. I have personally slept (well!) (and flat!) above a stream, in the snow,...
06-30-06, 09:15 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,321
Posted By Ceiliazul

Sigh... I guess not!

Sigh... I guess not!
06-27-06, 02:59 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,321
Posted By Ceiliazul

The one I want to see live! Will Basso run away...

The one I want to see live! Will Basso run away with it? Can Rasmussen stay on his bike? All this and more early-early Wednesday morning!
...
Forum: Touring
04-20-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Ceiliazul

Rambles? Could also be called "dreams." If...

Rambles? Could also be called "dreams." If you've already been reading travelogues, then I have nothing to teach you. If you ask each of your 3 main questions as a separate thread, you'll get...
Forum: Touring
03-17-06, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Ceiliazul

Check out Kifer's tips making your own route -...

Check out Kifer's tips making your own route - Using Maps While Bicycle Touring (http://www.kenkifer.com/bikepages/touring/maps.htm)

I dream of riding from Oregon to NY, and will probably develop...
Forum: Touring
03-01-06, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Ceiliazul

jcm: Get a hammock. Good for any region, best...

jcm: Get a hammock. Good for any region, best for the Northwest.
Forum: Touring
02-22-06, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Ceiliazul

I have slept over a creek, levitating over the...

I have slept over a creek, levitating over the side of a hill, hovering above 2 feet of snow, and in the spacious wooded corner of a group site that had no more room for traditional tents. I have...
Forum: Touring
02-14-06, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,354
Views: 2,026,730
Posted By Ceiliazul

Memorial weekend 2005. Oldie Alu with 27" wheels...

Memorial weekend 2005. Oldie Alu with 27" wheels and fickle brakes. Bike: 19lbs, gear: 35lbs, me: 175lbs

Performance Epic rear, Hennessy Hammock and sleeping bag front. Both front bags are...
02-07-06, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ceiliazul

according to This Page...

according to This Page (http://www.kenkifer.com/bikepages/touring/gears.htm) he used 52-48-24 and 14-17-21-26-32. In his opinion, a 52-47-24 would be better, but he never got around to setting it...
Forum: Touring
07-20-05, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,052
Posted By Ceiliazul

map! ...

map! http://www.portlandtransportation.org/Bicycles/Touring/Coast.htm

edit: seems City of Portland would rather have us email to get directions. Bah.
07-05-05, 09:34 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,832
Posted By Ceiliazul

Discovery finished with all nine team members! ...

Discovery finished with all nine team members! Did any other teams do that today?
Forum: Touring
06-22-05, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ceiliazul

Ken Kifer: 82 days, $1860, 4500 miles. He's...

Ken Kifer: 82 days, $1860, 4500 miles.

He's quite the Thoreau disciple in term of material comfort, but he notes at the end of his travelogue: "The cost was three times as great as that of my...
06-21-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,550
Posted By Ceiliazul

Recursive, Good link! Boyer beat Secrest...

Recursive, Good link!

Boyer beat Secrest by 4:02 in the 8th closest finish ever.
http://www.dannychew.com/RAAMstats.html
(search page for "4:02")
06-21-05, 11:39 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,550
Posted By Ceiliazul

Legend has it that Jonathan Boyer won RAAM in...

Legend has it that Jonathan Boyer won RAAM in 1985 while getting six hours of sleep per night. He won by two hours according to the Ultracycling Hall of Fame site at...
Forum: Touring
04-21-05, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ceiliazul

That Topeak tent weighs as much as my Hennessy...

That Topeak tent weighs as much as my Hennessy Hammock. The idea itself is not bad. A good solution would probably have to be homemade, but the effort would be worth the increased security. If I...
Forum: Touring
04-21-05, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ceiliazul

It is an unpolished idea worth further...

It is an unpolished idea worth further development.

The Topeak Bikamper (www.topeak.com/bikampernews.php) tent uses your bike instead of poles. The specific design seems likely to bury the fork...
Forum: Touring
04-19-05, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Ceiliazul

Bookmarked! Useful or not, who knows. The...

Bookmarked! Useful or not, who knows.

The site allows you to track your training miles, and then shows you the picture of where you would be if every training ride was laid end-to-end on the...
04-14-05, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Ceiliazul

Hot deals has been locked for some time, and now...

Hot deals has been locked for some time, and now the whole sub-forum seems to have been deleted. Trying to view threads causes an error message. Now I can only see a cached...
04-14-05, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By Ceiliazul

I too miss the "hot deals" section. This is a...

I too miss the "hot deals" section. This is a forum: the goal is unlimited sharing of information. Along with the good information comes some amount of useless stuff. I'll filter through trolls,...
04-14-05, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Ceiliazul

I watched all the highlights. Now what? They...

I watched all the highlights. Now what? They haven't changed the highlights in a week!

To their credit, they've actually got a spot about commuting! I didn't expect that.

How often do the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-05, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,136
Posted By Ceiliazul

Click on "thread tools" in blue bar at the top of...

Click on "thread tools" in blue bar at the top of the forum then click "printable version" The printable view doesn't ahve strikethrough.

...but I will still be reading less than normal
03-31-05, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Ceiliazul

I'm (at least partially) vindicated. The "show...

I'm (at least partially) vindicated. The "show printable version" doesn't show more than 30 posts. Is there anyway to see the *whole* thread? Obviously that's an expensive operation if someone...
03-31-05, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Ceiliazul

Boy, Ceil, you sure are a newbie!! You can...

Boy, Ceil, you sure are a newbie!!

You can do that by Clicking on "Thread Tools" and selecting "show printable version" It puts everything one one quick page.

Do a search next time before...
03-31-05, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Ceiliazul

Bike Forums printable?

There are several threads that are very long and very very good. I would like to save them or print them out, but it is difficult to do with the page format. I know some old Bikeforums pages are...
Forum: Touring
03-31-05, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By Ceiliazul

If I had that budget, I would take the cannondale...

If I had that budget, I would take the cannondale and spend the rest on extended tour!

As a newbie, I would choose the cannondale because I don't yet know exactly what custom changes I would...
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