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03-22-10, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By RobotSonic

Is there any advantage to using a non-ramped...

Is there any advantage to using a non-ramped ring? (just curious why you are considering it)
03-04-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By RobotSonic

I'm another vote for the egg beaters. I got the...

I'm another vote for the egg beaters. I got the cheapest ones as a gift a few years ago and have ridden a few muddy 24 hour races with no issues despite the fact I was covered in mud.
02-25-10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By RobotSonic

Specialized made a no-spoke front wheel on a...

Specialized made a no-spoke front wheel on a track bike way back:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3269/2967709940_440871d7ab_o.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-05, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By RobotSonic

its only an excuse to buy more stuff you dont...

its only an excuse to buy more stuff you dont really need:D
congrats on the bike though. I know that will be my next road bike (i heart cannondale;))
01-09-05, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,862
Posted By RobotSonic

thanks for the speedy replies.

thanks for the speedy replies.
01-09-05, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,862
Posted By RobotSonic

Sram derailleur with shimano everythingelse?

I hate asking this because I feel like somewhere on this site its been answered (but i searched and couldnt come up with a straight answer)...so here goes.
Is it possible to use a sram rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-05, 11:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,483
Posted By RobotSonic

the fitness is fun but so is the wow factor of...

the fitness is fun but so is the wow factor of having cool stuff nobody else has. It should motivate you too (i wish i could have some new motivation like that :)). biking is sort of like the auto...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-05, 11:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By RobotSonic

when you get back make sure you post some...

when you get back make sure you post some pics...i was born there and have always wanted to ride there because when ive gone back on vacation and such the scenery looks amazing and a lot of the paved...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-05, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By RobotSonic

sweet. Have fun with it!

sweet. Have fun with it!
01-08-05, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By RobotSonic

i have a set of the shimano road pedals (i have...

i have a set of the shimano road pedals (i have the 105 level) and they are very nice in my opinion (all i can compare them to is my shimano mountain pedals and toe clips). they are pretty cheap as...
01-07-05, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By RobotSonic

why not just ride the sora until it dies and save...

why not just ride the sora until it dies and save the money?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-05, 03:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,227
Posted By RobotSonic

Cant forget this bad boy ...

Cant forget this bad boy
http://www.pinarello.com/images/bici_crono/pop_up/montello_01_pic.jpg
08-26-04, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By RobotSonic

i also have a tool bag under my saddle with a...

i also have a tool bag under my saddle with a tube, patch kit, co2 pump and two cartridges.
on my back i carry a power bar, id/bank card/money, keys and cell phone.
most of the time i dont find it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-04, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By RobotSonic

yup. dont see too many bikes with the drive...

yup. dont see too many bikes with the drive train on the left
08-25-04, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By RobotSonic

i was pretty happy when they showed the...

i was pretty happy when they showed the replay...i thought we would lose in the semis and when i heard we made it to the finals i was very happy....yeah the russian was pretty small. kinda cute...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By RobotSonic

i love it...but im lucky enough to be able to go...

i love it...but im lucky enough to be able to go to the store where they have a little better selection on some things. its cheap for me in CDN$ so im sure you guys are having a ball:D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-04, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By RobotSonic

seems like the next biopace

seems like the next biopace
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-04, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By RobotSonic

while i havent ridden carbon rims people who i...

while i havent ridden carbon rims people who i know that have seem to love them....when they race. none too many of them really like riding them when they train because they are afraid of ruining...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-04, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,995
Posted By RobotSonic

i dunno but on the higher end my lbs has one with...

i dunno but on the higher end my lbs has one with durace for $5800CDN
08-16-04, 08:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,776
Posted By RobotSonic

ive seen quite a few here in mississauga...and...

ive seen quite a few here in mississauga...and ive seen a lot in Toronto aswell (well it was at a jays game...and they were mostly americans)...but ive seen myself wear 3...broke all of them though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-04, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By RobotSonic

thanks maybe ill check it out next weekend (i...

thanks maybe ill check it out next weekend (i keep on saying that). the speed isnt too bad if its in the mid to low 30s. sounds kinda like my club rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-04, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By RobotSonic

i keep wanting to go to this but never get around...

i keep wanting to go to this but never get around to it.
whats the average speed like? also where exactly does it start?
08-16-04, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By RobotSonic

if im reading your question right you want to...

if im reading your question right you want to know how high your spacers can be...
i believe you can only stack as high as the steerer tube is wide...so with a 1" steerer tube you can have 1" of...
08-13-04, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By RobotSonic

hehe..i like it..

hehe..i like it..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-04, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By RobotSonic

i have veloflex masters which are 700x20 and i...

i have veloflex masters which are 700x20 and i love them...i usually pump the back tire up to 125-130 and the front to 120. ive never had a flat in my life and i find these to be comfortable enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-04, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By RobotSonic

like NIKEliveSTRONG i know people who ride the...

like NIKEliveSTRONG i know people who ride the 303's and 404's that love them. the only complaint ive ever read about them was with the clincher 404's on very long decents where the rims were...
08-12-04, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By RobotSonic

yeah even after tightening my post it still did...

yeah even after tightening my post it still did it occasionally. i even tried it on my mountain bike kuz i figured a suspension post may be good in that situation...nope...having a normal post is...
08-12-04, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By RobotSonic

nice...the only person ive ever seen with a bike...

nice...the only person ive ever seen with a bike oriented tatoo was this girl who had a chainring with her initials in it (they were the little arm things that help hold it onto the crank)...that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-04, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By RobotSonic

haha...awsome. lucky me being a student ill be...

haha...awsome. lucky me being a student ill be off for the summer....
08-12-04, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By RobotSonic

i use philwood grease on my seatpost and other...

i use philwood grease on my seatpost and other places that need to be greased up and i have had no problems with it
08-12-04, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By RobotSonic

dont worry its all good... my bike cam with one...

dont worry its all good... my bike cam with one of those and i just tightened it all the way...after a couple months i hated it because sometimes i would hit a bump and it would depress and get stuck...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-04, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By RobotSonic

hey im not the only one that saw this a little...

hey im not the only one that saw this a little too late...i also plan on doing it next year. I know what you mean about the whole $500 min pledge thing though. but im sure once you tell people how...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-04, 08:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,245
Posted By RobotSonic

we used to keep our bikes in a garage (it was a...

we used to keep our bikes in a garage (it was a family friends) until the day my brothers 1 month old s-works got stolen...what a sad day in biking land. ever since all bike stay in the...
08-11-04, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By RobotSonic

i have a similar problem...but its because i...

i have a similar problem...but its because i unclip my right foot at stoplights/signs/etc. and sometimes when im just standing around waiting for the light to change my leg will touch the chain..most...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-04, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By RobotSonic

when i was looking for wheels I looked at the...

when i was looking for wheels I looked at the ksyrium elites and velomax tempest IIs...i ended up getting the elites because of availability in my area and i also liked the look of the elites...
08-06-04, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By RobotSonic

even though ive seen that video before it still...

even though ive seen that video before it still cracks me up...:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
08-05-04, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By RobotSonic

hahaha....holy crap that made my day...well not...

hahaha....holy crap that made my day...well not really, my new ksyrium elites made my day...that just added to my day
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By RobotSonic

not true...ive never had a flat (ever in my...

not true...ive never had a flat (ever in my life)...ive ridden the 20's for this whole season so far and not one flat. and its not because i ride carefully either...im a bit of an idiot sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By RobotSonic

and even if some dumb kid tries to steal it once...

and even if some dumb kid tries to steal it once they think they are clear they will try to coast...........
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By RobotSonic

if you can find a way try test riding a bike with...

if you can find a way try test riding a bike with thinner tires to see if you want them...
i went from 25's to 20's and i dont find it to be that much harsher...when i was looking for tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By RobotSonic

not to hijack the thread but this kind of reminds...

not to hijack the thread but this kind of reminds me of this lady i saw riding an old fixie in toronto...she was going along normally and everything and then the light turned red and she put her feet...
08-01-04, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,733
Posted By RobotSonic

i wanted one of those things so badly as a kid...

i wanted one of those things so badly as a kid but they were always sold out of them...by the time they actually had them in stock i was too old....but i guess it wouldnt look weird for a 20yo with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-04, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By RobotSonic

yeah but sometimes the paintjobs for north...

yeah but sometimes the paintjobs for north america are different than everywhere else...maybe in Japan they are not as picky about what it looks like as long as it rides
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-04, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By RobotSonic

The only time I will ever push a big gear with a...

The only time I will ever push a big gear with a slow cadence is coming down a steep hill...I usually keep my cadence around 100. A family friend/doctor got me doing some excersices just before I go...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-04, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,516
Posted By RobotSonic

They are all good bikes so I would test ride them...

They are all good bikes so I would test ride them all...hopefully one of the three will stand out for you...in my case i tried a c'dale, trek and giant and the cannondale is the one i left with...
07-31-04, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By RobotSonic

based on what ive seen with some of the kids...

based on what ive seen with some of the kids (well they are like 13-16yo) in the clubs aroud here they all started with mtbs or they had small road frames with 650c wheels...i know that pinarello...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-04, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By RobotSonic

most side of the road bike lanes in my area are...

most side of the road bike lanes in my area are about 1.5-2ft wide. only multi-use trails seem to be wider than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-04, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By RobotSonic

maybe you are having the same mystery pain as...

maybe you are having the same mystery pain as me...ive had my bike set up perfectly for quite a while with no pain...then one day BAM! my knee is killing...no clue why. just one of lifes mysteries i...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-04, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By RobotSonic

for adjusting the cleat i try to make sure when...

for adjusting the cleat i try to make sure when im pedaling that at no point am i running out of float....i dont know if that makes sense...but basically what im saying is always make sure that you...
07-28-04, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By RobotSonic

he is one of my favourite riders of the year. I...

he is one of my favourite riders of the year. I was really hoping he would leave the tour with the white jersey...
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