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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,276
Posted By slacker_express

On the bike: Oakley Half Jacket w/ Transition...

On the bike: Oakley Half Jacket w/ Transition Lens
Off the bike: Oakley Half Jacket Polarized, or
Ray Ban Aviator

Someone mentioned Oliver Peoples ... hopefully someday...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 12:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,341
Posted By slacker_express

I wouldn't necessary agree with this statement....

I wouldn't necessary agree with this statement. He may have gained weight (and body fat) from eating a whole lot of pasta. The fat you eat does not necessarily translate into fat on your body. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,252
Posted By slacker_express

I too only have a CAAD8. I find CAAD9s to be odd...

I too only have a CAAD8. I find CAAD9s to be odd ... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 08:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,103
Posted By slacker_express

I suck so bad I get dropped by 3 wheeled fixies...

I suck so bad I get dropped by 3 wheeled fixies...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By slacker_express

Fatboy Slim : ACID 8000 Lance Armstrong Alpe...

Fatboy Slim : ACID 8000
Lance Armstrong Alpe D'Huez 2001 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmkRTbY9Gys)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By slacker_express

Today was one of those days, but I am not...

Today was one of those days, but I am not surprised. I've been trying to lose around 10lbs and even though I've been biking and to the gym, nothing. Why? Yeah - not so good eating habits. Decided to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,250
Posted By slacker_express

I have a B17N (narrow), but don't use it right...

I have a B17N (narrow), but don't use it right now. I found it to be *very* comfortable when I am on the bars or the hoods, but not so much when I am in the drops. I used it with a Salsa seatpost...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,175
Posted By slacker_express

I've had the experience of buying a bike that...

I've had the experience of buying a bike that didn't fit and then spending a lot of time trying to make it fit. It was my first real road bike (ignoring my old Univega that I still have). I had tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,567
Posted By slacker_express

There are *many* posts here about bibs. Short...

There are *many* posts here about bibs. Short story - if you search the site, you will find many people praising bibs. I rode for years with bike shorts. I bought bibs after seeing all the posts and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,465
Posted By slacker_express

Same thing here. I don't remember the brand I...

Same thing here. I don't remember the brand I have, but it is a small expandable bag. I usually have it zipped at the smaller size with the same things above except I keep a little money, license,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,502
Posted By slacker_express

I ride a 50cm Cannondale R1000 (I'm at work so I...

I ride a 50cm Cannondale R1000 (I'm at work so I don't have a picture available). I wonder how important you think the issue of toe overlap is. I definitely have it with this bike (700c wheels) and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By slacker_express

Hate to admit it but I am an original and current...

Hate to admit it but I am an original and current owner of an 80's Univega Supra Sport (my first road bike). Haven't ridden it on the roads in quite some time, but it is the bike that I use on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,986
Posted By slacker_express

I have three bibs: Assos F1 Uno ...

I have three bibs:

Assos F1 Uno
Performance Elite
Performance Ultra

They each have a different fit, but I can say that they have all done fine on long rides (centuries and such). The only one...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,177
Posted By slacker_express

I have hard that some sort of ID bracelet is best...

I have hard that some sort of ID bracelet is best because in a real emergency, the EMTs may not look in the bag and if they have to cut away your jersey, they might also ignore anything in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-08, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By slacker_express

I have an CAAD8 R1000 and love it. But it took a...

I have an CAAD8 R1000 and love it. But it took a couple of days of riding several bikes back-to-back to get me there. In fact, when I bought my first road bike (a 2003 Lemond Tourmalet), I had ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,381
Posted By slacker_express

Fair warning - I live down the street from the...

Fair warning - I live down the street from the owner, so maybe I'm a shill... I have had one of their long sleeve wool jerseys (EWR Core Red Jersey) since last winter.

56344

I typically wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By slacker_express

This is easy: 1. Aluminum is best 2....

This is easy:

1. Aluminum is best
2. Cannondale is best
3. Shimano is best

OK, so I have an Aluminum Cannondale equipped with Shimano.:)

I have to rationale this somehow. In fact, when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,994
Posted By slacker_express

I was there too. I was trying to do whatever I...

I was there too. I was trying to do whatever I could to deal with numb hands and an inability to ride in the drops. I recently flipped my stem (down) and lowered the handlebars (moved spacers up)....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,322
Posted By slacker_express

I little on-topic / off-topic question: I bought...

I little on-topic / off-topic question: I bought my Cannondale R1000 last year. At the time, they were spec'd with either a standard Ultegra double, or an "Ultegra compact." When I went to go buy it,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 633
Posted By slacker_express

If it were me, I would do it. Two months gives...

If it were me, I would do it. Two months gives you some decent time to ride. I personally ride whenever it is dry and over 30 degrees. Quite a few people here ride in colder and wetter conditions. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,424
Posted By slacker_express

I don't mind the Clif bars, although I think they...

I don't mind the Clif bars, although I think they would be better if they came in 1/2 sizes. I think they do hit the hourly calorie "guide" of what, 250 calories, but eating one all at once can be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,286
Posted By slacker_express

I haven't had many flats, but the ones in the...

I haven't had many flats, but the ones in the front have always been from hitting something like a pothole, and the ones in the rear have always been punctures, mostly from glass.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By slacker_express

First things first ... 1. Find a nice white...

First things first ...

1. Find a nice white garage door
2. Lean bike against it - cranks facing out
3. Flip your stem
4. Take another picture

:)

I like your bike the way it is! Not sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By slacker_express

I have Serfas Aileron's that I really like...

I have Serfas Aileron's that I really like ($50), and I just got my first pair of Oakley's (Half Jackets) this past week. I'll probably keep using the Serfas for riding because of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By slacker_express

I once made the mistake of buying a bike that was...

I once made the mistake of buying a bike that was the wrong size. Never again! Also, not only does the size make a difference, but also the geometry. I tried quite a few brands, models, types, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-07, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By slacker_express

Fizik Arione Carbon Ti Deal?

Just came across this at Steepandcheap.com for $171.95. Looks like a very good deal for anyone interested. I've only bought one thing through the site in the past and it went off without a hitch....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By slacker_express

I am almost exactly the same height, and have...

I am almost exactly the same height, and have just about the same inseam as you. I am about 153 lbs. I just got my Uno's this week and wore them on a century ride this weekend. When I first put them...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By slacker_express

I don't know. I am in MA and the roads last night...

I don't know. I am in MA and the roads last night got *very* slick. I had ice on my driveway until about 2 hours ago (and it is in the sun). I'm itching to go too, but probably not today.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-06, 04:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,645
Posted By slacker_express

Thanks. I like the Brian Setzer Orchestra version...

Thanks. I like the Brian Setzer Orchestra version of Rock this Town better than the Stray Cats version. Always liked the stand up bass in the Stray Cats tho'
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-06, 04:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,645
Posted By slacker_express

Aw, c'mon! Now I've got a bunch more to check...

Aw, c'mon! Now I've got a bunch more to check out. Thanks for posting. Always looking to expand the playlist!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-06, 09:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,645
Posted By slacker_express

Way too much time on my hands tonight. Here's...

Way too much time on my hands tonight. Here's some that I picked out of my playlist that I find pretty good. One of the biggest motivators is Fatboy Slim Acid 8000 (especially after seeing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,225
Posted By slacker_express

I used to work in Boston and take the Commuter...

I used to work in Boston and take the Commuter Rail (train) into work. I usually took a 6:30 AM train in, and 5:30 PM train home. The early morning train wasn't particularly full, and neither was the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,310
Posted By slacker_express

I had a somewhat sorry summer, as one of my kids...

I had a somewhat sorry summer, as one of my kids was playing baseball 6 times a week. Don't really have time in the AM to ride before work, and I would head off to his game or practice after work....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-06, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By slacker_express

I'll also add the following from a <cringe>...

I'll also add the following from a <cringe> article in Bicycling Magazine about MIT's cycling team.

MIT Cycling Team (http://www.bicycling.com/article/0,6610,s1-3-12-14995-1,00.html)

According...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,893
Posted By slacker_express

Last year, my wife printed out a picture of a...

Last year, my wife printed out a picture of a bike, glued it to a piece of poster board, wrote on it:

Good for any bike you want.

Didn't matter that the picture was of bike a step below the one...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-06, 12:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,461
Posted By slacker_express

Just to quickly jump in, my ride yesterday AM...

Just to quickly jump in, my ride yesterday AM outside of Boston had a *lot* of crosswind. I have the Ksyrium Equipes (lower level than Elites) on my C'dale, and those bladed spokes felt like sailboat...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-06, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By slacker_express

In fact. I did my first ever century on my '06...

In fact. I did my first ever century on my '06 R1000 this past spring. Didn't feel beat up in the least. Was supposed to do a 2nd this fall, but my schedule wouldn't allow for it. Will do another I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By slacker_express

Reminds me of this article from Outside Magazine....

Reminds me of this article from Outside Magazine. Interesting reading.

Drug Test (http://outside.away.com/outside/bodywork/200311/200311_drug_test_1.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-06, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By slacker_express

One data point: I rode my first century this past...

One data point: I rode my first century this past spring, and it was on my aluminum CAAD8 Cannondale. The roads of Massachusetts and New Hampshire aren't always the best :( The only discomfort I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-06, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By slacker_express

I have the R1000 ('06 CAAD8), and yes, to me it...

I have the R1000 ('06 CAAD8), and yes, to me it does just want to get up and go. I can't tell you how many bikes I tried before choosing the C'dale. Before starting my quest for a new bike, I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-06, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By slacker_express

I have arm and leg warmers from Performance, and...

I have arm and leg warmers from Performance, and I don't wear either all that much. I thought I would find myself needing them at the beginning of cold rides and then taking them off as I warmed up....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-06, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 651
Posted By slacker_express

Personally, I'd like to see what it looks like in...

Personally, I'd like to see what it looks like in black. That's such a nice frame and I think the two options take away from that. If I *had* to choose between the two, I guess I'd go with the blue.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By slacker_express

I have the Eclipse and wear it year round...

I have the Eclipse and wear it year round (usually from 30's F to 90's F). Never had a problem with ventilation or comfort. I have a friend who tried the Eclipse and eventually gave up on it saying...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By slacker_express

After trying countless bikes, the Dauphine made...

After trying countless bikes, the Dauphine made it to the top three. At that point, I felt all three bikes were great. However, the paint just didn't do i for me (great quality!, but just not the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By slacker_express

Nice bike. I came within an inch of buying one...

Nice bike. I came within an inch of buying one this past spring (leftover 2005 which was deeply discounted). After many hours and rides on many bikes, it came down to the F2C and a Cannondale R1000....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,453
Posted By slacker_express

I would second the suggestion of riding in the...

I would second the suggestion of riding in the winter. I'm in the Boston area and while I didn't ride nearly as much as I did in the summer, I got out whenever I could when the weather was warm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-06, 07:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,285
Posted By slacker_express

If I think of all the stupid things I buy on...

If I think of all the stupid things I buy on impulse every year, the $1,700 starts sounding reasonable. Of course, most of them are home improvement things that I never get around to doing because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-06, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By slacker_express

Good for you! I remember (many years ago) when I...

Good for you! I remember (many years ago) when I first got started on a road bike. It felt twitchy and I wondered if I would really get comfortable handing it. Well, with every ride, I felt more in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-06, 07:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,349
Posted By slacker_express

I haven't seen Cervelos at Wheelworks. Wheelworks...

I haven't seen Cervelos at Wheelworks. Wheelworks was where I saw he F2C. It was small (50cm I believe), but that's about right for me. It was priced at $2,100 this past spring (2005 MSRP was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-06, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,349
Posted By slacker_express

I have an '06 R1000 that I bought early this...

I have an '06 R1000 that I bought early this spring. If you told me that I was going to get a Cannondale, I would have told you that you were cracked! Wasn't on my list of bikes to consider. However,...
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