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06-12-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,498
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Posted By rogwilco

I love how the seatpost sort of continues the...

I love how the seatpost sort of continues the curve of the seat tube. If you buy a new seatpost to make it fit better that's one thing, but just for style I think the current set up is ****ing...
06-07-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,996
Posted By rogwilco

Aw, too bad. Was a crucial player for us we...

Aw, too bad. Was a crucial player for us we could've used him last season.
06-07-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,996
Posted By rogwilco

Hey, DC United Fan, totally offtopic, but this...

Hey, DC United Fan, totally offtopic, but this thread sucks anyway: how's Boskovic doing? Does he play, do the fans like him? I want him back. :(
06-07-11, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By rogwilco

You get used to toe overlap anyway after some...

You get used to toe overlap anyway after some time, it's not that big a deal.
06-07-11, 03:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By rogwilco

Well, the cheapest solution would be to go a bit...

Well, the cheapest solution would be to go a bit slower through bends. ;)
06-07-11, 03:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,945
Posted By rogwilco

Well, it depends on the type of course...

Well, it depends on the type of course (hilly/flat, straight/tricky, short/long, etc) and what form they're in. To get a feel, check out the top10 in the Olmpic TT, World Championship TT and the TTs...
06-05-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,521
Posted By rogwilco

I don't know if there's much difference between...

I don't know if there's much difference between random Walmart tubes and "quality tubes". Anything above 10$ per tube and you're probably getting ripped off imo.
06-05-11, 03:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,521
Posted By rogwilco

Well, like I said, flats happen to everbody, so I...

Well, like I said, flats happen to everbody, so I still wouldn't necessarily blame your weight, but wider tires do lower the risk as far as I know. In regards to what tires fit on your rims, it...
06-05-11, 03:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,521
Posted By rogwilco

Are you sure the tire was inflated to the proper...

Are you sure the tire was inflated to the proper pressure, as written on the side of the tire? I doubt you're too heavy for a standard tire, especially 32c.

Besides flats happen to everybody from...
06-05-11, 12:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,347
Posted By rogwilco

I think people as naturally athletic as Bolt...

I think people as naturally athletic as Bolt could be stars in a a lot of different sports if they had started in that sport early enough, including cycling.
06-03-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
Posted By rogwilco

lol

lol
06-03-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By rogwilco

Well, how cheap? If it has vertical dropouts it's...

Well, how cheap? If it has vertical dropouts it's probably not worth the time, money and sweat for you for any price imo. I don't think it's an especially good choice personally. Pretty much any...
06-02-11, 12:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,347
Posted By rogwilco

Yeah, I'd like to see some of those incredible...

Yeah, I'd like to see some of those incredible East-African runners show what they can do on a bike.
06-01-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By rogwilco

Right. I just mean in hindsight, if he's found...

Right. I just mean in hindsight, if he's found guilty, that if you look back from there then, that from that point of view, knowing the proper authorities found him guilty that he shouldn't have been...
06-01-11, 08:16 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,788
Posted By rogwilco

Yeah. Don't **** with buses, don't **** with...

Yeah. Don't **** with buses, don't **** with trucks, they often just can't see you even if they are trying to be careful. You better be damn sure that bus isn't pulling out while you're passing it if...
06-01-11, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By rogwilco

Stupid doesn't necessarily prevent an athlete's...

Stupid doesn't necessarily prevent an athlete's success though.
06-01-11, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By rogwilco

That is true, but assuming a) Contador is found...

That is true, but assuming a) Contador is found guilty by the CAS and b) that you trust that court and consider that decision to be correct and fair, then it follows that in hindsight he should not...
06-01-11, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By rogwilco

I don't think anybody knows at this point. But I...

I don't think anybody knows at this point. But I have to say, I don't think it would be right to backdate the start of the ban to July or August of last year or any bull**** like that. The point of a...
05-31-11, 11:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,411
Posted By rogwilco

What? I was overtaken in the end, how's that...

What? I was overtaken in the end, how's that possible? ****ing Scarponi I guess, grr. (eta: no, Rodriguez probably and Gadret)

Congratulations though. ;)
05-31-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 306,726
Posted By rogwilco

Haha, that's funny actually, I like it.

Haha, that's funny actually, I like it.
05-30-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,133
Posted By rogwilco

Today I rode behind a rather slow inline skater...

Today I rode behind a rather slow inline skater for about 10 minutes on a bike path to admire her shapely bum and legs. :)
05-30-11, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By rogwilco

What else are you suggesting?

What else are you suggesting?
05-30-11, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By rogwilco

If I put electrical tape with the sticky side...

If I put electrical tape with the sticky side upwards under the bartape, doesn't the tape slip or something? Or do you use double-sticky tape? I always put the bartape directly on the bars, but I'm...
05-29-11, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By rogwilco

It looks cute, but I don't think it's ridable...

It looks cute, but I don't think it's ridable over any significant distance. There's a reason high wheels had, um, high wheels, not small ones.
05-29-11, 11:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,143
Posted By rogwilco

I was beaten by a fat old guy on a hybrid with...

I was beaten by a fat old guy on a hybrid with panniers in a faux race last week, that hurt my ego.
05-29-11, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By rogwilco

I think the Italian tv was doing a phenomenal...

I think the Italian tv was doing a phenomenal job. Yeah, when there's bad weather it can be different to get the signals through, but don't forget that this is so much more difficult than if you're...
05-29-11, 02:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,241
Posted By rogwilco

I dunno what's so "ghetto" about this bike, looks...

I dunno what's so "ghetto" about this bike, looks fine to me.
05-28-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By rogwilco

I didn't want Contador to ride in the Giro and I...

I didn't want Contador to ride in the Giro and I don't want him to ride in the Tour. However I've mellowed significantly in my (previously very strong) anger/hatred towards him during this Giro. Yes,...
05-28-11, 12:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,134
Posted By rogwilco

Yeah, how irresponsible to react with anger when...

Yeah, how irresponsible to react with anger when someone almost kills you. Stupid cyclists, **** them.
05-27-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,844,699
Posted By rogwilco

Yeah, as a racing-style bike to have the seat far...

Yeah, as a racing-style bike to have the seat far back is clearly nonsense. Maybe if you put big chopper-style bars on it it could work better. :D
05-26-11, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By rogwilco

I've read that smaller U-locks are (slightly)...

I've read that smaller U-locks are (slightly) safer than bigger ones because it's more difficult to get leverage with a bolt cutter.
05-26-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,191
Posted By rogwilco

Do you think the versions with copper rivets make...

Do you think the versions with copper rivets make any difference or is that just style too?
05-26-11, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By rogwilco

Well, I don't have a suitable scale to test it,...

Well, I don't have a suitable scale to test it, but I would say it's about half the way between a state-of-the-art carbon road bike and the tank-like aluminium hybrid I was riding before I bought the...
05-26-11, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By rogwilco

I've had a Charge Plug for about two years and...

I've had a Charge Plug for about two years and have been riding it almost every day since. I don't know what to review exactly, but I'm extremely happy with it. :)
05-26-11, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By rogwilco

Because despite his lies of having been tested...

Because despite his lies of having been tested 500 times without testing positive, he has actually tested positive a number of times. That in addition to the mounting testimonial evidence that he was...
05-26-11, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By rogwilco

Hehe. Although I would be more optimistic...

Hehe.

Although I would be more optimistic (assuming you like Schleck), he's a couple years younger than Contador so regardless of what happens at CAS in June, he could win the TdF some day. And...
05-26-11, 05:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,191
Posted By rogwilco

Btw. are there any Brooks-style leather saddles...

Btw. are there any Brooks-style leather saddles that are cheaper than actual Brooks? I'm kind of tempted to get one, but I'm not sure I want to spend so much on a saddle right now, especially since...
05-26-11, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By rogwilco

I did say it's a bit of a exaggeration. ;) I...

I did say it's a bit of a exaggeration. ;) I really think Andy is more like Armstrong than like Contador in that regard though. I'm sure they each have their favourite races where they want to do...
05-26-11, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,686
Posted By rogwilco

I would want to keep the bigger ring, looks way...

I would want to keep the bigger ring, looks way more badass. ;)
05-25-11, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By rogwilco

Interesting design, especially the transmission....

Interesting design, especially the transmission. I would like to know how it feels to ride this thing (horrible for sure, but I'd like to know ;)).
05-25-11, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By rogwilco

There was a thread here about this not long ago,...

There was a thread here about this not long ago, depends on your state's laws apparently, it's not the same everywhere. Riding a bike drunk without lights at dark is unbelievably careless though. Do...
05-25-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 306,726
Posted By rogwilco

I don't know, I don't really see the point of a...

I don't know, I don't really see the point of a bike that's too pretty and valuable to even be ridden. I try to take care of my stuff, but I don't want to have to freak out if I get a scratch in the...
05-25-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By rogwilco

We don't know yet if Contador is even going to be...

We don't know yet if Contador is even going to be at the Tour de France, but the Schlecks are the sort of riders who are basically only interested in one race all season long (slight exaggeration)...
05-25-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,107
Posted By rogwilco

Hehe, bike thieves are more intimidating than...

Hehe, bike thieves are more intimidating than child molesters, Hansen better bring a bodyguard next time he does something like that.
05-25-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,650
Posted By rogwilco

Why bother; the guy obviously has a death wish...

Why bother; the guy obviously has a death wish anyway.
05-25-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,181,438
Posted By rogwilco

I just bought these for one of my bikes, they...

I just bought these for one of my bikes, they could fit too; they are pretty cheap even (Michelin Dynamic Sport), and I'm very happy with them so far.
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05-25-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,821
Posted By rogwilco

I would just ride the bike and then see what...

I would just ride the bike and then see what parts I'm not quite happy with, although I have to say, it's probably not worth investing a lot of money into the bike. (not saying it's a bad bike, I'm...
05-25-11, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 561,223
Posted By rogwilco

Ahaha. Putting spikes on the top tube, that's...

Ahaha. Putting spikes on the top tube, that's hilarious. I hope for the owner's sake those things are soft rubber or something.
05-25-11, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By rogwilco

Well, if you're that concerned you could stop and...

Well, if you're that concerned you could stop and let the car make the right turn and then continue going in the path you've been going, but I'm a little confused about the scenario. Are you in a...
05-25-11, 03:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,411
Posted By rogwilco

There are people who have 2000 points more than...

There are people who have 2000 points more than me though. It's just that you all suck more than I do. ;)
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