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Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By the_drain

Chain Reactions Cycles looks like a great deal -...

Chain Reactions Cycles looks like a great deal - it's nice that they post when they expect the item to be back in stock. Free shipping to canada to boot - I will probably go with them. :-)

ebay...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By the_drain

6700 Groupset purchase.

Groupsets at PBK always seem to be out of stock. I'm looking to buy a 6700 groupset - are groupsets not usually kept in stock at stores or is there a supply issue I'm not aware of?

Any other...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-10, 03:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,484
Posted By the_drain

When entering a corner affectionately called...

When entering a corner affectionately called "Crash Corner"...prepare to crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,981
Posted By the_drain

They just banned cell phones here in BC. I...

They just banned cell phones here in BC. I haven't seen a decrease in use.

Personally I think laws like this are only useful when something goes wrong or a cop is present. Otherwise people tend to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,562
Posted By the_drain

Road cycling is a sport of attrition. You're...

Road cycling is a sport of attrition. You're objective is to inflict the bonk of death or perish yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,066
Posted By the_drain

Sugoi RS

Sugoi RS
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,390
Posted By the_drain

145412 Still rocking my first pair of...

145412

Still rocking my first pair of cycling shoes that I bought 4-5 years ago. Shimano 151E. A little high end for a beginner cyclist perhaps but I grew into them and still use them daily. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By the_drain

Tarmac Seat post.

I remember when I first saw the Specialized post tube that was shaped like an airfoil (ie. 06 Tarmac). I assumed there was a seat post upgrade that fit.

Is there / or was there ever an aero seat...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-10, 08:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,458
Posted By the_drain

Just make sure you can climb.

Just make sure you can climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 01:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By the_drain

...You guys own cars?...

...You guys own cars?...
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By the_drain

Very cool. :thumb:

Very cool. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,042
Posted By the_drain

Anyone else done with the LBS?

A bit of a rant so tune out if you don't want to commiserate or read more than two sentences...

I'm getting tired of dealing with the local bike stores. I live in a city which is very bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-10, 05:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,664
Posted By the_drain

Not a whole lot of brand loyal people here. :-) ...

Not a whole lot of brand loyal people here. :-)

(Various bikes before I considered myself a 'cyclist'.)

2004 Specialized Allez Sport
2006 Specialized Tarmac Expert
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By the_drain

What's a fair price for a Specialized Alias?

I'm looking at a used saddle on craigslist. What would be a fair price for a Specialized Alias that is in good condition? I think it's a 06 model.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,978
Posted By the_drain

I'm glad there are other people out there that...

I'm glad there are other people out there that share my frustration. I'll pay anything to have a proper fit.

Bought the R-151E years ago...still going strong (save for lots of scratches...the bane...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-09, 12:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,681
Posted By the_drain

Everyone is fond of me owls......

Everyone is fond of me owls... (http://www.ebaumsworld.com/flash/play/693831/)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,005
Posted By the_drain

Wear you're helmets people. They save lives.

Wear you're helmets people. They save lives.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,685
Posted By the_drain

The farthest I've ridden to date is 230km on my...

The farthest I've ridden to date is 230km on my 06 Tarmac (twice this summer). I usually ride relatively long distances. No problems...that said, I've never ridden a Roubaix.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,937
Posted By the_drain

she only dropped you because of her tri gear....

she only dropped you because of her tri gear. aero advantage...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,694
Posted By the_drain

i dunno about the rest of you but i wave and nod...

i dunno about the rest of you but i wave and nod to everyone. how fredly of me, i know.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,858
Posted By the_drain

Buy a pair of scissors.

Buy a pair of scissors.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-09, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,871
Posted By the_drain

Which model replaced the Giro Monza?

Which model replaced the Giro Monza?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,487
Posted By the_drain

I will...I'm curious what it comes to with the...

I will...I'm curious what it comes to with the exchange rate.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,487
Posted By the_drain

I agree and realize that pure numbers alone would...

I agree and realize that pure numbers alone would cause more negative incidences would be reported in the states.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,487
Posted By the_drain

Unfortunately, for the most part it's the same...

Unfortunately, for the most part it's the same deal up here. That attitude is shifting slightly I think though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,487
Posted By the_drain

Is riding in the US of A really that bad?

Some of the threads I read that American riders post about jackass drivers blow my mind.

Bottles thrown at you, drivers laughing as they run you off the road...I just read the thread about some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By the_drain

I'd say not worth it. Better deals are out there.

I'd say not worth it. Better deals are out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,515
Posted By the_drain

DAILY! :crash:

DAILY! :crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 954
Posted By the_drain

...every wonder if we all have it wrong? ...

...every wonder if we all have it wrong?

maybe he knows something we don't... :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,261
Posted By the_drain

He's got Tour Fever and thought you were George...

He's got Tour Fever and thought you were George Hincapie...don't worry about it.

In the future however, remember to never let a hybrid commuter catch up and pass you...we may need to ban you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,020
Posted By the_drain

do they come in a high definition version? or...

do they come in a high definition version? or maybe night vision?

if not, i'll stick to my designer wrap arounds thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,117
Posted By the_drain

I wore one on my 200k ride the other day. Around...

I wore one on my 200k ride the other day. Around town, I don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,113
Posted By the_drain

I had some homeless woman yell something about...

I had some homeless woman yell something about sponging my ass. I wasn't quite sure what the hell she was going on about.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By the_drain

Or part of a car. Watch that swerving, it's...

Or part of a car.

Watch that swerving, it's bad enough with 'them' doing it...you don't want to body check the car while checking ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-09, 11:51 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 35,269
Posted By the_drain

FINALLY, someone who rides HARD like ME! I...

FINALLY, someone who rides HARD like ME! I TOTALLY am surfing the SAME wave! DUDE!

I found that my AGGRESSIVE riding was DESTROYING tires EXTREMELY QUICKLY! (I HAVEN'T EVEN TRIED SLAM-DANCING...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,727
Posted By the_drain

I got some maltodextrin based drinks when I got...

I got some maltodextrin based drinks when I got new pedals from probikekit. One was 4:1 protein, the other was with fructose.

I just tried them out on a 209km ride...I agree with your great first...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By the_drain

k thanks. I'll get my paws on a torque wrench.

k thanks. I'll get my paws on a torque wrench.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By the_drain

Ok. I think I fixed it (I can't replicate the...

Ok. I think I fixed it (I can't replicate the noise any more). Pretty certain it was the top cap. Going to do a quick test ride a little later.

Does anyone have a link to a clear / exploded view...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-09, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By the_drain

Oops. Nevermind.

Oops. Nevermind.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By the_drain

Just cut out the crotch..buy some new Tommaso...

Just cut out the crotch..buy some new Tommaso bibs and sew them in.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,875
Posted By the_drain

I do 'gear down' when I'm with an unfamiliar...

I do 'gear down' when I'm with an unfamiliar group/or feeling slow... I'd rather be underestimated
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,051
Posted By the_drain

what colour is it?

what colour is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By the_drain

Thanks for the quick replies guys. I'll check...

Thanks for the quick replies guys. I'll check that stuff out and report.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-09, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By the_drain

Clicking Tarmac

My Tarmac creaks...more specifically, it 'clicks'. It didn't do this when I first picked it up.

At first, I thought it was the crank as it is only obvious under load (particularly on hills)...but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-09, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,979
Posted By the_drain

I have an 04 Allez Sport and an 06 Tarmac...

I have an 04 Allez Sport and an 06 Tarmac Expert...love the Allez, it was my first road bike (of my own). I really lucked out because it was 1 of 2 bikes I looked at :-). Lot's of good times. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By the_drain

i use a couple pairs of rs bibs as my main...

i use a couple pairs of rs bibs as my main shorts.

i just picked up another pair recently...one thing that was very evident is how much looser the old ones felt (they are still tight...but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,709
Posted By the_drain

traps do the exact same thing as clipless...but...

traps do the exact same thing as clipless...but poorly. so theoretically, they would destroy the acl also
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By the_drain

...until the economy collapses.

...until the economy collapses.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 02:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,109
Posted By the_drain

I don't have a vulva...so no.

I don't have a vulva...so no.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By the_drain

I'm 5'11", 170lb and wear a L...I found that to...

I'm 5'11", 170lb and wear a L...I found that to be the most comfortable...even then, at least initially, the elastic around my thighs is quite snug...i just bought a new pair after having a set for a...
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