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02-27-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By deadly downtube

Bummer to hear that a small town like Santa Cruz...

Bummer to hear that a small town like Santa Cruz has twice weekly hill climbing sessions and this big bicycle region doesn't! Maybe I'll just start hollering at the roadies I see on Claremont and...
01-01-11, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By deadly downtube

Ride up to Berkeley and ride up tunnel road to...

Ride up to Berkeley and ride up tunnel road to grizzly peak a few times with me? or perhaps we could do claremont. I found this guide to some climbs in the area.....
01-01-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By deadly downtube

East Bay Berkeley Hill Repeats?

I just moved to Oakland from Santa Cruz and I miss the UCSC hill repeats that team bicycle trip would do every wednesday. Does anyone know of something similar in the east bay, where people meet up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,631
Posted By deadly downtube

point is the author of the article should have...

point is the author of the article should have learned to ride a bike before going on a 100 mile ride... why is he crossing his mate's rear wheel when there's something coming up the road that needs...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By deadly downtube

Fell Off My Bike, and Vowed Never to Get Back On

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/health/nutrition/30best.html

sounds like a real newb! you are drafting your friend, and a "slower cyclist meanders into your path," so you make sure to have your...
11-29-10, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,560
Posted By deadly downtube

oh damn... why didn't i think of that... the soma...

oh damn... why didn't i think of that... the soma DC fork is a way better idea.. DOH!!
11-28-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,560
Posted By deadly downtube

now that I think of it, the seller told me it was...

now that I think of it, the seller told me it was a Kusaka Prototype.. i just figured it was a prototype because it has upside down cantilever mounts on the rear (for mud shedding was the...
11-27-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By deadly downtube

I've never even heard of titanium chain rings, do...

I've never even heard of titanium chain rings, do they last longer than aluminum rings? sounds painstaking to machine the ramps and pins..
11-27-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By deadly downtube

oh wait, was someone telling me I could use 9...

oh wait, was someone telling me I could use 9 speed rings and 10 speed rings at the same time? that's crazy talk imo.. but it is OK to use 9 speed rings on a 10 speed crankset right? my rear cassette...
11-27-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By deadly downtube

Thanks for the great info folks! 38 and 48 tooth...

Thanks for the great info folks! 38 and 48 tooth would be just fine for me, I think I might as well just go with double gears in the front, since I have everything necessary except the chain rings....
11-26-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,560
Posted By deadly downtube

Similar question, I got a custom steel Kusaka...

Similar question, I got a custom steel Kusaka cyclocross frame off ebay for a steal, but it came with no fork so I bought a surly long haul trucker fork to go with it.. I just figured it would make...
11-26-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By deadly downtube

9 speed chainrings OK on 10 speed crank?

Hey there. I have a cyclocross frame I want to make into my commuter bike, and I was debating going with a single chain ring in the front versus a double.

I already have a 10 speed double ultegra...
Forum: Touring
05-29-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,655
Posted By deadly downtube

How bout instead of a canister just bring some...

How bout instead of a canister just bring some rope, and haul your food way up high in a tree? And that rope can be used for many different purposes, unlike a canister?
04-25-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By deadly downtube

interesting! I didn't know that.. i LOVE T REX.

interesting! I didn't know that.. i LOVE T REX.
04-25-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By deadly downtube

shove 2,000 calories of sugar into your stomach...

shove 2,000 calories of sugar into your stomach every time you race, it is really bad for the stomach, and great for breeding parasites and other nasties.
04-25-10, 09:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By deadly downtube

hey what am i doing on bike forums professional,...

hey what am i doing on bike forums professional, cyclingnews has a forum with like 90 pages on liege...
04-25-10, 09:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By deadly downtube

races like this make me lose interest in watching...

races like this make me lose interest in watching the pros.
04-25-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By deadly downtube

welcome back from your doping suspension thanks...

welcome back from your doping suspension thanks for making this a ****ty liege
04-25-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By deadly downtube

go vino! I love ex dopers! yay thanks for being...

go vino! I love ex dopers! yay thanks for being in this race scum bag....
04-24-10, 12:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,856
Posted By deadly downtube

Andy and Frank cross the finish line whilst...

Andy and Frank cross the finish line whilst hugging? Too much to hope for?? Andy didn't go all in at Fleche, like a wizard or perhaps darth vader, he will asphyxiate his opponents while charging up...
04-23-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By deadly downtube

lol yah right like some pro athlete would just...

lol yah right like some pro athlete would just take some sketchy supplement assuming it won't contain banned substances...
04-23-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,596
Posted By deadly downtube

why would someone sell a pedal that is unreliable...

why would someone sell a pedal that is unreliable for sprinting??? "this pedal is only meant for spinning easily, do not use more than 600w of power on the up pedal!!" the sierra nevada road team was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 11:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,600
Posted By deadly downtube

they are as good as modern dura ace only slightly...

they are as good as modern dura ace only slightly heavier, and i'm talkin very slight. 8 speed is very solid, i know cross riders who go out of their way to buy all the 8 speed they can find, since...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 16,868
Posted By deadly downtube

riding the trainer sucks, but not as much if you...

riding the trainer sucks, but not as much if you are watching battle star galactica, haw haw haw!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By deadly downtube

If I was a rich guy I'd buy that neon green bike...

If I was a rich guy I'd buy that neon green bike the ISD-Neri team is riding this year. Yah dude get a CIPO!!!! and get the full kit to match, love that neon color..
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By deadly downtube

This is a bad situation because he might think he...

This is a bad situation because he might think he sold you a fine crank and that you stripped it. Just wrench it in there with some sort of glue (loctite?).. use the loctite that is meant to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,558
Posted By deadly downtube

riding responsible and not costing your mom a...

riding responsible and not costing your mom a huge medical bill is way cooler than trying to recreate a bike race through traffic..
04-22-10, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By deadly downtube

i'm so into a mmorpg that incorporates a...

i'm so into a mmorpg that incorporates a computrainer.. perhaps we can be samurai, and our horse only runs as fast as we can pedal?? lol
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,622
Posted By deadly downtube

htfu? the 50yr old dudes on my bike team ride...

htfu? the 50yr old dudes on my bike team ride 39x27 up 10% grades for miles, and that's if they're tired!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-10, 11:14 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,842
Posted By deadly downtube

vegetarian since i was 12 y/o when i realized i...

vegetarian since i was 12 y/o when i realized i was eating the cute animals i lived right next door to, cows, and pigs, could not stomach being responsible for their deaths... i'm 27 now, and i eat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-10, 11:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,393
Posted By deadly downtube

you did not hit 63mph.

you did not hit 63mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,172
Posted By deadly downtube

wow at that video, i would never go that fast...

wow at that video, i would never go that fast with driveways present, putting your life on a chopping block. so many people on mountain roads just pull out without noticing small guys on bicycles....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,172
Posted By deadly downtube

throw the narrowest slicks allowed on your...

throw the narrowest slicks allowed on your mountain bike wheels and the difference will be enormous.. the speed difference when you switch to 700c from 26" mtb wheels is only about 4 to 6 percent...
04-21-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,490
Posted By deadly downtube

wow cool video about the Bahati foundation,...

wow cool video about the Bahati foundation, thanks for posting that... would be great to see more diversity in the peloton, wondering how old I will be when we start seeing black riders in the big...
04-21-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By deadly downtube

I for one welcome our podium dude overlords..

I for one welcome our podium dude overlords..
04-21-10, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By deadly downtube

dude, cadel can own the giro if he really focuses...

dude, cadel can own the giro if he really focuses on it, who would rival him?? TdF is a different matter, he can do well, but why not win the Giro instead?? i'll be happy to see him win the Giro,...
04-20-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,171
Posted By deadly downtube

ahh he'll do tons of base miles, then race a...

ahh he'll do tons of base miles, then race a bunch, then base miles weeks before TdF and then he'll be peaking for tdf
04-20-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By deadly downtube

yeeehaww!!!

yeeehaww!!!
04-20-10, 12:09 PM
04-20-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By deadly downtube

It's not fair unless you tell your main rival...

It's not fair unless you tell your main rival that you are about to go on the offensive and that he should be prepared to be latched onto your wheel because at any moment you will try and take off to...
04-20-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,344
Posted By deadly downtube

If 5 Astana riders are attacked by bears in the Pyrenees, Andy Schleck will win TdF

Wow thank you Jens Voigt you are incredible!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WfD7lYkKqA
04-20-10, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By deadly downtube

Sky’s stranded Kurt-Asle Arvesen returns to dry land from being stranded on oil rig

haha what a funny story... I kind of wish this was Jens Voigt instead, his youtube videos are funny.

http://img.skysports.com/10/04/640/KurtAsleArvesenOilRig_2444110.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-10, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By deadly downtube

if you want comfort on the road, get 28c width...

if you want comfort on the road, get 28c width tires and don't inflate them to the max, play with inflation levels based on your weight.
04-18-10, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,845
Posted By deadly downtube

Cat 5 in California is always a group of really...

Cat 5 in California is always a group of really strong guys towing around a big bunch of newbs who eventually all melt into puddles of their own filth... and then the next day talk about how they...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-10, 05:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,337
Posted By deadly downtube

yah get a steel touring frame, if it breaks on a...

yah get a steel touring frame, if it breaks on a tour, any guy who can weld can repair it and get you back on the road!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 764
Posted By deadly downtube

I heard that white or silver cars are the least...

I heard that white or silver cars are the least involved in accidents, and that those are the most visible colors? Can't remember if it was white or silver..
04-17-10, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By deadly downtube

uh wait who is The Redneck?? would be awesome if...

uh wait who is The Redneck?? would be awesome if Hesjedal won! that's a fantasy at this point tho.. very glad Valverde won't make it, screw that guy.
04-17-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By deadly downtube

Wiggo can't get his arse to Amstel, seriously???

Dude knew about the volcano for some time, wth, he could have driven from Girona or taken trains, or hired a butler to drive a limo, wtf, I wanted to see Wiggo at Amstel..
04-16-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By deadly downtube

I hope the ToC becomes 2 weeks long and...

I hope the ToC becomes 2 weeks long and consistently draws a better field than the Giro. muahaha! we have so much great riding in California... would be a dream come true!
04-16-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By deadly downtube

I want Zabriskie to beat Levi at ToC.. it's a bit...

I want Zabriskie to beat Levi at ToC.. it's a bit of a long shot since Levi climbs so well and is magical at TT like Alberto.

Fabu would have no chance at Amstel imo, 180lbs, no way he's makin it...
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