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Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By mrflip69

Specialized fit my 4E fat arsed feet. So did Sidi...

Specialized fit my 4E fat arsed feet. So did Sidi half sizes or "Mega" version.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,285
Posted By mrflip69

^^ What a fail article. Roadies need to...

^^

What a fail article. Roadies need to learn better descending technique, plain and simple. Riding the brakes, pfft what a waste of a descent. Way to epitomize the rich fool who can't drive for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,183
Posted By mrflip69

^Cuff band for pant leg

^Cuff band for pant leg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By mrflip69

Bought my first pair of bibs from them, 2 of the...

Bought my first pair of bibs from them, 2 of the Elite FS, w/ the trilogy pad, highly recommended by this forum. Hammer Nutrition uses them for their stuff.

Fit is spot on, very well...
11-02-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,152
Posted By mrflip69

^Catch more flies with honey. Good will goes...

^Catch more flies with honey.

Good will goes a long way! I did 1 of the free TdF sponsored training rides, and it was amazing how much support they had for again, a free ride. (beer, lunch by...
10-30-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,152
Posted By mrflip69

It's a very well supported/organized ride. I...

It's a very well supported/organized ride. I agree, a little extreme with the pirating post, but it happens, and isn't fair if those people use up the resources others paid for (Sag, festivities).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By mrflip69

You can buy maltodextrin in bulk. $5 will fill...

You can buy maltodextrin in bulk. $5 will fill your house up, and you'll have enough left over to feed Africa. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-12, 04:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By mrflip69

Welcome to the suck! If I wanted a...

Welcome to the suck!

If I wanted a challenge, I'd sprint up the hills :P

Never really catch a tail wind with my luck.

It's uphill both ways with a headwind, in 2 feet of snow, etc. etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,183
Posted By mrflip69

^ What saddle? Arione VS?

^ What saddle? Arione VS?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By mrflip69

Chrome shoes are absurdly heavy! MTB shoes can be...

Chrome shoes are absurdly heavy! MTB shoes can be as stiff as their road counterparts for a slight weight penalty, and easily walkable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-12, 02:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,284
Posted By mrflip69

Those look pretty good. I just had a bike built...

Those look pretty good. I just had a bike built up with Yokozunas after researching myself. Haven't ridden on them yet, but LBS had no problem setting it up. They're known for having extra stiff...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-12, 02:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,032
Posted By mrflip69

Ultegra 6700 cassette from them with no issues....

Ultegra 6700 cassette from them with no issues. Always use credit card with Paypal. I feel safer, even though I have to jump through Paypal/ebay's dispute process.

Agree, 99.6% is really good...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-12, 02:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,308
Posted By mrflip69

Don't ride over storm drains? I barely trust...

Don't ride over storm drains? I barely trust going over them with an MTB. Wouldn't dare with a road bike unless necessary.

So who's going to argue with him that a helmet wouldn't have saved his...
10-18-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By mrflip69

Going up, ACH for sure. Nice steady grind,...

Going up, ACH for sure. Nice steady grind, wide/smooth pavement, motorists are pretty friendly to share the road. Water stop at Redbox with good tasting tap water.

Going down, GMR no contest!...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,052
Posted By mrflip69

They are good. Rubinos are kinda like...

They are good. Rubinos are kinda like all-season/commuter tires. How are the roads down there? Shame to have a nice bike with average tires. Try Open Paves or Open Corsa CXs
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,040
Posted By mrflip69

^^ What cables are you using? Stock? I've...

^^ What cables are you using? Stock?

I've got both on 2 bikes, but haven't extensively used the 6700s yet. Ergos are different between 5700/6700, with Ultegra having shorter shift throws/less...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,515
Posted By mrflip69

Magicshine 1600 in the front ...

Magicshine 1600 in the front
http://road.cc/content/review/47573-magicshine-mj-872-1600-lumen-bike-light

Dinotte 200 in the back.

Dinotte runs on 4 AAs, which was a plus for me. Only thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-12, 12:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,412
Posted By mrflip69

Wheel sucking

Wheel sucking
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-12, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,720
Posted By mrflip69

How long did your buddy soak the chain in Simple...

How long did your buddy soak the chain in Simple Green? Somebody else on here was doing that for months on ends, and when he'd pull out the chain, it had visible cracks form.
10-01-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,857
Posted By mrflip69

Make sure to bring an adequate amount of your own...

Make sure to bring an adequate amount of your own water (remembers old thread on here... lol)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,117
Posted By mrflip69

^such a nice story and you won't even post the...

^such a nice story and you won't even post the pic? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,411
Posted By mrflip69

Same can be said about dog ****, which people...

Same can be said about dog ****, which people don't mind leaving behind? Does it bother you that wildlife leaves **** behind in the forest instead of bagging it up and burying it at a "designated"...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,411
Posted By mrflip69

Empty wrapper is sticky. Wouldn't want that...

Empty wrapper is sticky. Wouldn't want that crapping up my pockets.

I stuff them in my empty water bottles FYI :)

Re: the organic refuse... bugs should get rid of it pretty quick.
09-28-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By mrflip69

Tour de Poway, 9/30! Doing the metric, not much...

Tour de Poway, 9/30! Doing the metric, not much climbing except for Poway grade.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By mrflip69

http://www.mapmyride.com

http://www.mapmyride.com
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,311
Posted By mrflip69

You Have Seriously

You Have Seriously
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 10:44 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,767
Posted By mrflip69

If you use the rack long enough, it will. Didn't...

If you use the rack long enough, it will. Didn't stop me, but this was on an older car and I didn't know any better.

The hooks that go to the trunk lid will pull/pry on the metal unevenly, making...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,767
Posted By mrflip69

Trunk rack will ruin your paint/trunk. The straps...

Trunk rack will ruin your paint/trunk. The straps will bend/dent the metal, while the contact points will scratch the paint.

^^ Can't believe you did that to a Mercedes!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By mrflip69

6700s fit the bill... sounds like a good price...

6700s fit the bill... sounds like a good price too. Only thing is the proprietary spokes, but I've read they're pretty stout. I've got open pros using 6700 hubs, and they're dead silent. Makes for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By mrflip69

Pretty good, too bad no front plate on the 2...

Pretty good, too bad no front plate on the 2 trucks that passed you. Would like to see a sample of clarity to see if it's even legible.

How's battery life?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By mrflip69

Carbon looks better aesthetically to me......

Carbon looks better aesthetically to me... matches fork/stem. I personally like a little contrast.

Any difference in ride between the seatposts?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,311
Posted By mrflip69

The only laced road shoe I've seen are those...

The only laced road shoe I've seen are those Dromartis, which look classy as hell, but don't strike me as performance oriented.

Was thinking you meant BOA laces vs. Velcro.
09-16-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By mrflip69

Wish I was able to go to this, if only for the...

Wish I was able to go to this, if only for the swag. Were they really giving out camelbak bottles? :P Learned about them from a dude handing out cards at the foothill training ride yesterday. Seems...
09-15-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,681
Posted By mrflip69

What's up with truck drivers? :rolleyes:

What's up with truck drivers? :rolleyes:
09-13-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By mrflip69

TDFoothill Training Rides

Anybody doing the ride this coming Saturday, 9/15? Been off the bike since July, probably going to be in a world of hurt for just the training haha. East Fork fire seems to have been contained...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-12, 02:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,955
Posted By mrflip69

http://i.qkme.me/3qsbhi.jpg

http://i.qkme.me/3qsbhi.jpg
09-05-12, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By mrflip69

mtbr, socal trail riders, etc. Start up or...

mtbr, socal trail riders, etc.

Start up or join a group at school!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-12, 01:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,633
Posted By mrflip69

LOL, most of you throw away guys probably don't...

LOL, most of you throw away guys probably don't have to deal with goatheads. I've had the unfortunate luck of having to patch my tubes at least 70% of my rides. I'm running GP4000s tires too, and am...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,398
Posted By mrflip69

OP, probably the best reply you're going to get...

OP, probably the best reply you're going to get re: this subject.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-12, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,137
Posted By mrflip69

Hammer Nutrition had the 26oz version of these on...

Hammer Nutrition had the 26oz version of these on clearance for around $5.00. I should've bought more at that price!

Supposedly these have an antimicrobial lining that helps keep stuff from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,467
Posted By mrflip69

Maltodextrin. You can buy a lifetime's worth for...

Maltodextrin. You can buy a lifetime's worth for $25!

/sarcasm

Just wanted to beat that dude who always posts this stuff in every supplement thread :P
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-12, 03:22 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 19,263
Posted By mrflip69

http://www.urbanbicycleoutfitters.com/wp-content/u...

http://www.urbanbicycleoutfitters.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/elliptigo8.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By mrflip69

For their smaller locks, they come with bike...

For their smaller locks, they come with bike mounts, but don't think they make one for the Fahgettaboudit, short of anything DIY/custom. It's a pretty heavy piece. I only bring it if I'm gonna be out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By mrflip69

Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit with a beefy...

Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit with a beefy cable for the wheels.

Overkill, and I hate bringing it with me because it's so damn heavy, but if I HAVE to lock my bike up, I'd trust it to do its...
08-04-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By mrflip69

http://midnightridazz.com/viewStory.php?storyId=78...

http://midnightridazz.com/viewStory.php?storyId=7882
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-12, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,008
Posted By mrflip69

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLQTT599DgQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLQTT599DgQ
06-30-12, 03:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,407
Posted By mrflip69

How come out of all the asinine comments, nobody...

How come out of all the asinine comments, nobody has suggested suing Pan Thomakas (the guy who broke Kim's?! record)?

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By mrflip69

Looks like you can have up to 3 main sensors at a...

Looks like you can have up to 3 main sensors at a given time, with speed as the largest, and any combination of 2 of the following: cadence, power, HR, trip; I'm typically riding with cadence/trip...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By mrflip69

Bontrager Node is great. I've got the Node 2....

Bontrager Node is great. I've got the Node 2. Only difference between the models is elevation I believe. Nice display, the revised 2.1 model looks to have better controls though. That said, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,470
Posted By mrflip69

Aerobars allow you to cheat the wind, albeit not...

Aerobars allow you to cheat the wind, albeit not as much as a semi.

HTFU and just pedal your bike and fight the wind like real men do! ;)
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