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Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By rufvelo

When you have too many bikes you have less time...

When you have too many bikes you have less time to pamper each one, so enjoy your current bike some more. There will always be deals available.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,081
Posted By rufvelo

Carbon faired aluminum FTW

Carbon faired aluminum FTW
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,668
Posted By rufvelo

And you never had this problem prior to the...

And you never had this problem prior to the Zipps, or do you have a large bike frame - which is sometimes another culprit?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 25,587
Posted By rufvelo

Agreed. Very annoying. Which is when I make up...

Agreed. Very annoying. Which is when I make up stuff of how I've crashed several times in races on this very bike...and soon withdraw the sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 25,587
Posted By rufvelo

Yes, this one too, and gaping at me, expecting me...

Yes, this one too, and gaping at me, expecting me to stop as I ride by, as if I am a magician...
...which I am sometimes.
They can't believe how quickly one can get going again after just a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 25,587
Posted By rufvelo

Sweat dripping all over me and my bike, that I...

Sweat dripping all over me and my bike, that I have to hose down the bike after every ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:51 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 25,587
Posted By rufvelo

Very light people on very light expensive bikes -...

Very light people on very light expensive bikes - it's just not fair.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,248,621
Posted By rufvelo

Maybe because squiggles is a girl who likes pink...

Maybe because squiggles is a girl who likes pink (can't tell from profile) or someone who just likes riding pink bikes; regardless the bike is well put together. Maybe we'll see a newer pic with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 158,967
Posted By rufvelo

Thank you, logging in after almost a year to find...

Thank you, logging in after almost a year to find this :). Been using this bike for many months now and all is well, Di2 shifts perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By rufvelo

Yep, on the bike since one can mull over issues...

Yep, on the bike since one can mull over issues over several hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,148
Posted By rufvelo

One gets a bit sentimental parting with a beloved...

One gets a bit sentimental parting with a beloved bike and companion, so I've ended up with 10 now.
Can't just let go of for example an old Trek with 20K miles, we've spent so much time together...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By rufvelo

Giro show covers work in milder temps, neoprene...

Giro show covers work in milder temps, neoprene for colder is a must.
09-26-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,279
Posted By rufvelo

You can see it on his website:...

You can see it on his website: http://www.chrishornerracing.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By rufvelo

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-13, 07:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,037
Posted By rufvelo

To exand a bit - I would love to have a custom...

To exand a bit - I would love to have a custom Lemond and pay good money for it - in the region of his current pricing. Not sure how many younger cyclists desire a Lemond frame, probably not even...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-13, 06:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,037
Posted By rufvelo

Do you think Lemond would fair better not getting...

Do you think Lemond would fair better not getting into the over populated carbon field dominated by Giant etc, instead remaining niche with steel, titanium, carbon-mix etc and filling in the US made...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,037
Posted By rufvelo

You make a good point, often neglected. Since...

You make a good point, often neglected. Since we're speculating, Zoetemelk's always suffering performance is believable as clean, as more recently is Sastre's. Delgado on the other hand was caught,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,438
Posted By rufvelo

500 miles! On a BMC I bought last December! But...

500 miles! On a BMC I bought last December! But I still ride with the Alu Mavics that came with it, can't bring myself to trash the carbon rings I immediately bought as a upgrade, mainly due to all...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,899
Posted By rufvelo

Coppi was I guess old school and look where he...

Coppi was I guess old school and look where he got with all that saddle time he kept blabbing about; if he was around and on this forum we'd recommend your book to him.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,899
Posted By rufvelo

In 2 lines this covers everything the OP should...

In 2 lines this covers everything the OP should need to know. Good job.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,036
Posted By rufvelo

You're talking Di2 correct - never thought I'd...

You're talking Di2 correct - never thought I'd say this but this electronic stuff is sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By rufvelo

Are you actually looking for the chain rub noise...

Are you actually looking for the chain rub noise to go away by applying some FD trim when you shift?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By rufvelo

This unfortunately is true and a real bummer;...

This unfortunately is true and a real bummer; you're never ever quite healed and every so often the limb reminds you that it is still injured.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By rufvelo

A couple of reasonable choices are: 1) Costco...

A couple of reasonable choices are:
1) Costco bike (if you really aren't sure) $300
2) Local Bike Shop bike (an inexpensive bike with some minimal fitting and maintenance thrown in the deal) $500
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,406
Posted By rufvelo

All the best, wheel building is a special skill...

All the best, wheel building is a special skill and sometimes frustrating and exhausting. Good luck and post pictures.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By rufvelo

Yes you're more likely to break/hurt something...

Yes you're more likely to break/hurt something when either the weather is cold and/or you're not quite warmed up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By rufvelo

Based on these 2 statements I'd hold off on the...

Based on these 2 statements I'd hold off on the wheel upgrade, since I doubt (as a newbie) you will notice a significant difference (unless you're having to true these wheels after every ride). Put a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-13, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By rufvelo

Htfu

Htfu
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,300
Posted By rufvelo

Approx. once a year when things just look old a...

Approx. once a year when things just look old a smelly
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-13, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By rufvelo

you can always explain your way out of...

you can always explain your way out of it....bbut, but, Peter Sagan did it first ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,200
Posted By rufvelo

I think we've learned more about NASCAR,...

I think we've learned more about NASCAR, wrestling and chess here than what the OP requested, this is all very confusing.

Can someone please summarize - what speed should we pull at in a paceline...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By rufvelo

100mile charity event done Saturday, easy paced...

100mile charity event done Saturday, easy paced 30miles planned today Father's day after some quality time breakfast thru lunch with my kids.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 05:54 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,200
Posted By rufvelo

Absolutely correct, on my rides we declare &...

Absolutely correct, on my rides we declare & check wattage before allowing anyone on board the train, then we yell at them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-13, 03:49 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 158,967
Posted By rufvelo

Yet another place to post the new bike! ...

Yet another place to post the new bike!

http://imageshack.us/a/img62/1415/bmcrr2013assembledsmall.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 311,296
Posted By rufvelo

I especially love how guys who just pinned a...

I especially love how guys who just pinned a number (sometimes I suspect last weekend at some charity event) suppose they are such and such a rider.

Now I find that they're yelling at me, all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 311,296
Posted By rufvelo

Then due to the summer break I'd expect it to be...

Then due to the summer break I'd expect it to be on page one of the 41 every day for a couple.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 04:51 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,248,621
Posted By rufvelo

Nice and unique!

Nice and unique!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,248,621
Posted By rufvelo

This needs to be added to the Steel Club thread!

This needs to be added to the Steel Club thread!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,613
Posted By rufvelo

The physics explained here this is all too...

The physics explained here this is all too confusing... this drafting nonsense is better covered in that 'we're going to yell at you thread'
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 05:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,269
Posted By rufvelo

I swapped since I always use rounded deep drop...

I swapped since I always use rounded deep drop bars with white Cinelli cork tape; they sent me the unused Easton in the box. Need to get rid of the Easton stem, and replace with slightly longer Deda...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 05:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,269
Posted By rufvelo

XL, but yes 60/62 equivalent.

XL, but yes 60/62 equivalent.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,269
Posted By rufvelo

Thanks. I was kidding about the 5 months of...

Thanks. I was kidding about the 5 months of work; I hurt my knee last year and haven't ridden a bike since, just started again a few weeks ago, hope to do my first century this weekend after about...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,248,621
Posted By rufvelo

Assuming you're commenting on the BMC, seat needs...

Assuming you're commenting on the BMC, seat needs to be dropped 2 inches.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,269
Posted By rufvelo

The little red thingy to catch the chain which...

The little red thingy to catch the chain which will inevitably drop sometime and jam and trash that precious carbon, even the pros use it in races like Roubaix. Although Di2 is supposed to handle...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,248,621
Posted By rufvelo

May as well post out here too... ...

May as well post out here too...

http://imageshack.us/a/img62/1415/bmcrr2013assembledsmall.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,269
Posted By rufvelo

Well finally assembled the bike! Took about 5...

Well finally assembled the bike! Took about 5 months, was a lot of hard work but succeeded in the end :)
Still needs Carbon cages, Deda 140 stem, Garmin 800......
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,162
Posted By rufvelo

There used to be the issue of the oversized...

There used to be the issue of the oversized Viscount with oversized fork...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By rufvelo

I tried some Mavics several months ago, both bib...

I tried some Mavics several months ago, both bib shorts and bob tights and they worked well. Have 2 pairs each now.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 311,296
Posted By rufvelo

Did something change from the time I left, I knew...

Did something change from the time I left, I knew since 2009 that we could yell at you, didn't know we could say "dicks"?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 311,296
Posted By rufvelo

Logging in to BF after many months, I came...

Logging in to BF after many months, I came looking for this thread. Good, its still here and all is well.
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