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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 02:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,251
Posted By grimace308

rofl. oh, good grief, what are you going to do...

rofl. oh, good grief, what are you going to do for a job when jersey shore, ends?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,396
Posted By grimace308

+1 performance/nashbar gel bibs. i mistakenly...

+1 performance/nashbar gel bibs. i mistakenly bought 2 pair while on sale and ive regretted it ever since. i didnt know about pers return policy and ended up eating them, not literally, but close...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-10, 11:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,327
Posted By grimace308

are you being serious, or are you being facetious?

are you being serious, or are you being facetious?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,081
Posted By grimace308

well...new zealand does have hobbits

well...new zealand does have hobbits
Forum: Commuting
06-23-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By grimace308

i bet they were moving... im hear ya, i...

i bet they were moving...

im hear ya, i went from 170mm 42x19 fixed to a 175mm on a xbike and it felt completely alien at first. i never realized a 5mm crank length difference, would be so...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By grimace308

very cool. dude, i need to know your...

very cool.

dude, i need to know your gearing...like in a bad way i need to know.
06-20-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By grimace308

bianchi volpe...

bianchi volpe (http://harriscyclery.net/product/09-bianchi-volpe-53810-1.htm) on closeout.

its a xbike, but it makes a good road mule. with narrow road tires, it wont be the bike holding you...
06-20-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,903
Posted By grimace308

naw, we dont hate ourselves, we just hate the...

naw, we dont hate ourselves, we just hate the riding style you represent. :p
06-20-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,894
Posted By grimace308

come on now, dont be bringin' jbj into this,...

come on now, dont be bringin' jbj into this, neither of you are wanted dear or alive...yet.
06-20-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,903
Posted By grimace308

i dont own a car, yet every time i see cm ride...

i dont own a car, yet every time i see cm ride here in mpls, with they behave, i want to get a big diesel truck and run them all over. i think the irresponsible riders, make the whole group look...
06-19-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,136
Posted By grimace308

a buddy...a guy i know, has this theory about...

a buddy...a guy i know, has this theory about bikes still being toys in most ameicans eyes, which leads them to some ridiculous conclusions. to most, it is simply inconceivable that a "toy", would...
06-19-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,136
Posted By grimace308

this thread is too funny. im asian and cant...

this thread is too funny.

im asian and cant grow a beard...yes, im very jealous. i havent cut my hair since i was laid off 18 months ago, so im scruffy, but i wish i could grow a nice full...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,175
Posted By grimace308

every city has a young journalist who wants to...

every city has a young journalist who wants to fight the good fight, make a name for themselves and will champion lost/unpopular causes. i think dude should get the media involved, as the police have...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By grimace308

is your bike named, serenity?

is your bike named, serenity?
06-19-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,554
Posted By grimace308

first off, the facetiousness of my post was lost,...

first off, the facetiousness of my post was lost, most likely due to me forgetting to insert the proper emoticon...as if wasnt ridiculous enough

secondly, you need to get out of the lab and laugh...
06-19-10, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By grimace308

i run ksyriums, but in lieu of my girth, i am...

i run ksyriums, but in lieu of my girth, i am surprisingly gentle on wheels.

240#-265#
06-19-10, 08:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,554
Posted By grimace308

i dont believe you. as a scientist, im sure youll...

i dont believe you. as a scientist, im sure youll be happy to fund some of my research. you will build me a top of the line lynskye xbike, with all the latet and greatest components, which i will...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,725
Posted By grimace308

paul, of the river, now that ive got a rack on my...

paul, of the river, now that ive got a rack on my mule, ill let you use my poser badge for a while and you can confirm, or disprove, all of your suspicions. its a bailey, not chrome. im sooo stoked...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,175
Posted By grimace308

i gathered that they were in collusion and knew...

i gathered that they were in collusion and knew the "suspects", outside of work.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,175
Posted By grimace308

i am now angry. i bet his teeth would pay for...

i am now angry.
i bet his teeth would pay for a new lock. after watching the pacific, we all know how to extract teeth :innocent:
it is sad a 1911 wouldnt solve this problem.
im really really...
06-18-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,554
Posted By grimace308

they probably should be more talk about...

they probably should be more talk about aerodynamice, but this thread is about weight. when the clyde aero thread starts, ill be there ;)

in the world i frequent, id prefer not to have...
06-18-10, 03:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,554
Posted By grimace308

aerodynamics trumps pretty much everything...

aerodynamics trumps pretty much everything everything at speed, but we arent talking about aerodynamics. my point is that losing 1lb per wheel will be noticeable and you dont agree...fair enough. i...
06-18-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,554
Posted By grimace308

i fixed my line. i am referring to...

i fixed my line.

i am referring to rotating mass. i believe that race wheels, that weigh 1kg less that crappy "box" wheels, will be NOTICABLY easier on a dude, after 40 laps of a crit.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,141
Posted By grimace308

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj-x9ygQEGA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj-x9ygQEGA
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,805
Posted By grimace308

265lbs xbike 48/38/28 11-32 28/32 i was...

265lbs
xbike 48/38/28 11-32

28/32 i was just on it wednesday, going up a pretty steep road. i use it as often as i need it, which isnt all that often, but frequently enough.

id like a 46/34...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,713
Posted By grimace308

i look forward to the day someone calls me a...

i look forward to the day someone calls me a fred, until then, im just plain slow.

i was at the lbs the other day, laughing with a guy about a mountain bike race that happened 20 years ago. he...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,024
Posted By grimace308

ive found that no saddle is all that comfortable,...

ive found that no saddle is all that comfortable, after packing on 100lbs. ;)

thanks for the nose up, tip.
06-18-10, 08:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,554
Posted By grimace308

while not trying to sound too contentious, i dont...

while not trying to sound too contentious, i dont buy that one bit and id like to see a link to that article.

until i lose 100lbs, im more concerned with durability, not light weight, which, as...
06-18-10, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,894
Posted By grimace308

http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/06/news/steere...

http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/06/news/steered-wrong-racers-concerned-about-broken-carbon-steerer-tubes_121389

edit: forgot to add that im still kind of paranoid. back in the late 80's,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,493
Posted By grimace308

hey korean, if it hasnt been mentioned, dont...

hey korean, if it hasnt been mentioned, dont forget to switch your levers to right hand front brake. most shops set them up left hand front and we motorcyclists need to keep it as similar as...
06-15-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By grimace308

i just sold my steamroller, for the same reason. ...

i just sold my steamroller, for the same reason. i like fixed for the winter, but i like xross bikes in the summer.

op, nice looking ride. ive always been a fan of orange.
Forum: Commuting
06-15-10, 02:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,586
Posted By grimace308

lmfao, yeah, that might be worth a fin and a not...

lmfao, yeah, that might be worth a fin and a not so quick rub, just to make dude squirm...add $25 for 4 bottles of purell hand sanitizer.
Forum: Great Lakes
06-15-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By grimace308

ive never heard of a allen seat/post theft, but...

ive never heard of a allen seat/post theft, but everyday is a new day.
imo, there are enough really nice bikes around the twin cities, that yours migh tnot stand out. there shoudl be easier...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-10, 06:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,586
Posted By grimace308

i did boot, at benning, in august, so ill attest...

i did boot, at benning, in august, so ill attest to the hot and humid conditions.
Forum: Commuting
06-12-10, 12:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,186
Posted By grimace308

i went from spds to time, for more float. as i...

i went from spds to time, for more float. as i get older, my knees seem to communicate their displeasure with more urgency. i cant believe i didnt do this years ago.

i was also ripping my foot...
04-29-10, 12:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,867
Posted By grimace308

op, congrats on the steamy. are you rolling...

op, congrats on the steamy. are you rolling clipless or straps? did you opt for the rear brake too? mine came with a 19t rear and ive been too lazy to change it, but there are times i desire a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 01:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,656
Posted By grimace308

dude, its 2010, go with at least a 380, a 32 is...

dude, its 2010, go with at least a 380, a 32 is sooo 1900. maybe 9x19 if youre feeling snappy. as a clyde, i can fit a 1911 almost anywhere ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 11:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,363
Posted By grimace308

im in a similar boat. im 6'1" with a 79 inseam. ...

im in a similar boat. im 6'1" with a 79 inseam. while this adds nothing to the ops question, i just ride 56cm frames with long stems and make due the best i can. since no one is paying me to ride,...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,495
Posted By grimace308

for what its worth, ive had good luck with the...

for what its worth, ive had good luck with the planet bike fenders (cant remember which model) on my steamroller and my old poprad.

oh yeah, i had dude fit the widest fenders he could stuff in...
03-10-10, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,136
Posted By grimace308

i always figured that if youre going to slap with...

i always figured that if youre going to slap with 170s, youre going to slap with 165s, 160's, etc...
go grab a 5mm allen wrench and look at the end...thats the difference in crank length. it might...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By grimace308

huh. if youre riding a cross check, you arent...

huh. if youre riding a cross check, you arent worried about weight, so id say find a more comfortable place to put it and ride on. i like having the most lock i can carry, short of the krypto...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,662
Posted By grimace308

seriously, with the redneck factor up there, im...

seriously, with the redneck factor up there, im surprised you havent been run over, strung up in a tree and gutted. st. cloud isnt exactly the shining beacon of tolerance, on the wind swept prairie....
03-10-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By grimace308

yeah, i was going to say something to that effect.

yeah, i was going to say something to that effect.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 01:07 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,656,992
Posted By grimace308

tire levers. the other day i pulled over...

tire levers.

the other day i pulled over to help a guy and he said all he needed was levers. i said no prob and started digging. i found not 2, not 3, but 4 of those little swiss army style...
03-09-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,974
Posted By grimace308

i dont have mathimatical proof, but wider tires,...

i dont have mathimatical proof, but wider tires, even if there at the same or similar pressure, feel more gentle to me. i run 25/28s on my roadie for just that reason. that might just be in my head...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By grimace308

my belly is now large enough, that if i lean back...

my belly is now large enough, that if i lean back just a little, i can balance a bottle of beer on my guy. so there, take that you skinny hooligans.

off to the pub.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,192
Posted By grimace308

i also have a thyroid thing, take the levethXXXX,...

i also have a thyroid thing, take the levethXXXX, am fat, but never get cold. i do love me some naps, though.

might be an interesting idea for a funny racing team. 6-8 pissed off clydes, racing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,121
Posted By grimace308

id pitch in for that. for some strange reason, i...

id pitch in for that. for some strange reason, i cant stand the guy and ive never even met him. :/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,700
Posted By grimace308

heres the deal, you sponsor my fat ass with loads...

heres the deal, you sponsor my fat ass with loads of expensive goodies and i guarantee that ill try and make cat 4 this year. ;)
03-09-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,820
Posted By grimace308

i just convert my speed in kph, to mph and it...

i just convert my speed in kph, to mph and it looks about right to me ;)

i dont use a computer for just this reason, but i reckon about 15mph. 39x19/17/16 at about 90rpms, or somewhere in there.
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