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Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By Dead Roman

Thank you for the link^^

Thank you for the link^^
Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By Dead Roman

Building frames as an occupation

I am not the kind of person who is looking to get wealthy. I am gainfully employed as an electrician in houston Texas but to tell the truth its just a job and I am tired of working for someone. Ive...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Dead Roman

Heber springs arkansas

Ill be staying there next weekend. Any groups ride out of heber springs?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,841
Posted By Dead Roman

2014 felt AR

Fallen in love with the looks of this machine, been drooling over it at the bike shop(ar5). Are any of you guys riding em? Not interested in the FRD but the other bikes 2-5 are the same frame set. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dead Roman

Thx, thats basically what im going for.

Thx, thats basically what im going for.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dead Roman

We made 3 stops.

We made 3 stops.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dead Roman

Yeah, mark was in the group. Im sure he would get...

Yeah, mark was in the group. Im sure he would get a kick out of telling you how badly i was struggling about 80 mi in. Caught a second wind after wee mart and felt strong thereafter.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dead Roman

I dont track ft/mi. Im sure its very low.

I dont track ft/mi. Im sure its very low.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dead Roman

Did 134mi yesterday

Buddy asked if i wanted to do more, so we did.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v717/DeadRoman/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-03/44C5E906-B488-49AE-9FF6-6B7B027737F0_zpsxvmvgmrp.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Dead Roman

I reckon ill give em a try then. For 30 bux if it...

I reckon ill give em a try then. For 30 bux if it only lasts 1 season ill be happy. 100+ for a similar product is just too steep for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Dead Roman

Anyone try these evilbay jackets?

Might give it a try for 30 bux. Just wanted to see if anyone has tried em out.

http://bit.ly/1cwVtOC
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By Dead Roman

Cold 31mi before getting rained out.

Cold 31mi before getting rained out.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-13, 05:31 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,420
Posted By Dead Roman

Yes. Back in the day when cypress and r600 were...

Yes. Back in the day when cypress and r600 were acting the fool this place was a lot of fun. Everyone was droping the hamer an mashing big gears like "der jan". The fun is all gone from this place....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,420
Posted By Dead Roman

I was there when r600 made the boards fun.

I was there when r600 made the boards fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Dead Roman

Greame street/Cyclocore

Anybody follow this guy? I cant speak to the effectiveness of his products, but he is an excellent motivator. Snake oil salesman?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-13, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dead Roman

Unless you are an old man or grossly overweight,...

Unless you are an old man or grossly overweight, there is no reason to "train" for a "metric" century. I ride 70 mi every saturday with a 65 year old 280lb guy.


I realize how negative and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

An I am glad you like my hat, its from sweden.

An I am glad you like my hat, its from sweden.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

As a matter of fact, there is, right at the end.

As a matter of fact, there is, right at the end.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

I just wanna add that I dont have any monitoring...

I just wanna add that I dont have any monitoring equipment on my bike. I spend the first 3-5 miles getting good and warmed up, then I drop into the aerobars(clip ons on a standard road bike) and give...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

Definately apprectiate the analysis. I think my...

Definately apprectiate the analysis. I think my power putput goes down considerably when you take into account im usually 180-181 at the beginning of a ride and 175-177 after.

Interesting to find...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

Yeah, it doesnt mean ****. But its fun and it...

Yeah, it doesnt mean ****. But its fun and it gives you goals to shoot for.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-13, 05:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

I think i had a little left in the tank, i didnt...

I think i had a little left in the tank, i didnt wanna blow my load early on. I had a fairly strong crosswind.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

Thks. I ride solo most of the time.

Thks. I ride solo most of the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 08:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,040
Posted By Dead Roman

I think they keep me from rubbing hotspots on my...

I think they keep me from rubbing hotspots on my hands. Ive ridden without, certainly un enjoyable. Like the sweat/snot wipes built in.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

Rejoice and make merry that another goal was laid...

Rejoice and make merry that another goal was laid before me so soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dead Roman

I know KOM is NBD to the 41

But booooyaaaaah. Been trying to grab thos for several months. Completely change my position on the bike to be more aero. I must have made 20 attempts at this over the course of 3 months before...
08-10-13, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By Dead Roman

6.5 minutes I will never get back. ...

6.5 minutes I will never get back.



That was really stupid hipster garbage.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-13, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,822
Posted By Dead Roman

My position(and therefore myself) may be stupid,...

My position(and therefore myself) may be stupid, but at least I dont have to resort to petty name calling. If I wanted to be holed up in a room, i wouldnt have bought a bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,822
Posted By Dead Roman

Blahg, whatever. Ill keep riding in the crisp,...

Blahg, whatever. Ill keep riding in the crisp, cool rain. You guys can sit in front of your comps and argue statistics and garbage all you want, ill be out riding instead of looking for excuses not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,822
Posted By Dead Roman

I ride in storms regularly. Its a refreshing...

I ride in storms regularly. Its a refreshing change from the blistering texas heat. The odds of you gettin hit by lightning are far slimmer than the odds of you getting hit by a car whilst riding.
08-07-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Dead Roman

And they all fall under either "supply" or...

And they all fall under either "supply" or "demand"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,583
Posted By Dead Roman

My bike was 85 dollars and craps on a wal mart...

My bike was 85 dollars and craps on a wal mart bike. You can get an old steel bike for a hundo that will be of infinitely better quality.
07-30-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Dead Roman

These are the only 2 variables that determine...

These are the only 2 variables that determine cost.
07-28-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,880
Posted By Dead Roman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNYKgabAi3s&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNYKgabAi3s&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,390,565
Posted By Dead Roman

179 Im talking about hopping up from flat...

179


Im talking about hopping up from flat to flat. Jumping up a curb to a side walk. I doubt ive ever dropped this bike down from more than 3-4 inches. And as far as wheelies, if you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,390,565
Posted By Dead Roman

Wheels with a 300lb weight limit shouldnt have...

Wheels with a 300lb weight limit shouldnt have any problem with a little bunny hop. Bottom line, 3 different lbs trued them, they went out of true almost immediately. I take the time to true them...
07-28-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,452
Posted By Dead Roman

Seems like you are putting too much thought into...

Seems like you are putting too much thought into buying a bicycle.
07-28-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,880
Posted By Dead Roman

Graeme posted a new teaser vid of the beastie....

Graeme posted a new teaser vid of the beastie. Its looking better and better.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,390,565
Posted By Dead Roman

Yes they said they would swap em, but what a huge...

Yes they said they would swap em, but what a huge pain in the ass. Ive since realized most bikeshops are incompetent asses an taken it upon myself to true wheels. They have been straight for over...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,390,565
Posted By Dead Roman

Im 180, and very unhappy with my vuelta corsa hd...

Im 180, and very unhappy with my vuelta corsa hd set. I have to true them ince a a month at least. Plus the front creaks and pops like crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,235
Posted By Dead Roman

I never have problems closing my hands, but...

I never have problems closing my hands, but sometimes after a ride i will have problems opening my left hand ring and pinky. Moving my bars down and my seat foreward helped to reduce reach to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,270
Posted By Dead Roman

As I migrate closer to a full on tt position on...

As I migrate closer to a full on tt position on my road bike, my power output has
Increased, avg speeds have gone up, comfort is wonderful, and i can still do everything else a guy on a regular...
07-11-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Dead Roman

Help me lose the love handles

Been riding for about 4-5 months now and ive gone from 220 to weighing 183-185 now. Im having trouble getting any lower than that. Im 5'10 and i have love handles and a little fat left in my thighs,...
07-10-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Dead Roman

Wanna try mtb

Been riding road a while and im getting the itch for a mtb. I wanna do
Mostly xc with some jumps and stuff mixed in. Need an affordable bike that is a jack of all trades really. I dont know anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Dead Roman

Dont do a lot of climbing. I just need something...

Dont do a lot of climbing. I just need something passable for the occasional hill. Mostly, my ridin is fast, flat, and in a straight line.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Dead Roman

Speed concept 2.5

What is the general consensus in the trek speed concept 2.5. I know its a tri/tt bike but does it do a decent job on the climbs? I ride primarily alone and in my aerobars so
i am thinking about up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,748
Posted By Dead Roman

I paid 75$ for the bike Im riding now. Taco'd the...

I paid 75$ for the bike Im riding now. Taco'd the rear wheel and spent 200 on new ones, so 175. Ab expensive bike, does not a fast rider make.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,344
Posted By Dead Roman

Everyone dreads my turn at the front. I drope the...

Everyone dreads my turn at the front. I drope the hamer on these fredly fools and pull like 36 mph.
06-18-13, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Dead Roman

This has answered my questions. I just wanted to...

This has answered my questions. I just wanted to be sure i could upgrade to something that would wrk with the cranks stages uses.

Thanks for the help.
06-17-13, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By Dead Roman

So can I switch to something other than square...

So can I switch to something other than square taper without much trouble? I see there are many different choices, what is the most popular bottom bracket these days? I want to ensure I can use one...
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