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Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,228
Posted By YungBurke

I always wondered what the result would be if...

I always wondered what the result would be if bamboo fibres were broken down by acid washing, and then laid up in a traditional carbon fibre weave and epoxied in layers.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-09, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,946
Posted By YungBurke

also, as your milage increases, it is important...

also, as your milage increases, it is important to be eating well. I generally use a half-portion of whey protein after a hard ride and I find it improves my recovery and helps me to not gorge...
Forum: Commuting
12-30-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By YungBurke

the 135 lumens seems to be sufficient for me. ...

the 135 lumens seems to be sufficient for me. You are right, it is zefal. I put both on my bike last night, the zefal pointed lower for local light and the cygolight down the road. I generally...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By YungBurke

Im too scared to bring mine anywhere exotic,...

Im too scared to bring mine anywhere exotic, especially not when Im straddling a 25 pound mechanical pedal horse at 20+ mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,440
Posted By YungBurke

enginerd over here, but I can write just as well...

enginerd over here, but I can write just as well as any if the spirit moves me.
Forum: Commuting
12-29-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By YungBurke

ah ok that makes sense. I honestly only bought...

ah ok that makes sense. I honestly only bought the light I did with my gift certificate because it was on a nasty sale. Does anyone know comparably how wide the beam is. The simpleton in the bike...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,581
Posted By YungBurke

I got quite a haul. Gift certificate to...

I got quite a haul. Gift certificate to performance which was used for M520 pedals and Mo86 shoes, forte 700x35 tires, cygolite pace 135 light. Pearl Izumi cyclone gloves, a zaifal battery light,...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By YungBurke

the lesser is a zaifal (sp?) 5 led 3AA powered...

the lesser is a zaifal (sp?) 5 led 3AA powered unit. the nicer is a cygolite pace 135
Forum: Commuting
12-29-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By YungBurke

Here here. I like these because theyre open and...

Here here. I like these because theyre open and mud sheds out pretty easily. Even though I have them on road bikes, that comes in handy when I dismount to walk through a trail. Theyre also very...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By YungBurke

How should I distribute my lighting?

Hello and seasons greetings. I got two lights for christmas, along with some other loot, but im having trouble deciding how to arrange them. My original thought was to use the lighter/ less bright...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,763
Posted By YungBurke

I am a big fan of the pearl izumi cyclones for...

I am a big fan of the pearl izumi cyclones for cold weather
12-14-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,469
Posted By YungBurke

I think that before you can even begin to make a...

I think that before you can even begin to make a controversial statement like that, you must qualify it. For instance, for your personal riding style maybe the 80's style of bike is as good as it...
09-27-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By YungBurke

you could try hooking up a power supply to the...

you could try hooking up a power supply to the dyno and run it "reverse" so to speak. Sometimes you can juice up the magnets this way.
Replies: 84
Views: 9,702
Posted By YungBurke

that White VBC crank is slick... better start...

that White VBC crank is slick... better start saving my pennies
08-16-09, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,639
Posted By YungBurke

I mean its a CX bike also so its 38x16 and I like...

I mean its a CX bike also so its 38x16 and I like that for climbing in Atlanta, but have you never gone down a steep hill on a fixed gear? Sometimes my cadence ends up around 120-130 just "coasting"...
08-15-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,639
Posted By YungBurke

saddle sores?

So ive been getting some serious sores whilst riding my fixed gear. I am getting them in cycling shorts, and I have never had problem with my multispeed bike. I assumed that the issue was the seat...
08-15-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By YungBurke

i use a fantom cross uno, so the spacing is 120...

i use a fantom cross uno, so the spacing is 120 and the wheels are track specific. Therefore, I almost have to use SS specific wheels and are neutrally dished
08-13-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,927
Posted By YungBurke

I think thats the SRAM one. I believe that model...

I think thats the SRAM one. I believe that model does come in 120 mm also
08-12-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By YungBurke

open pro

open pro
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By YungBurke

does your LBS only sell shimano par chance?

does your LBS only sell shimano par chance?
08-11-09, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By YungBurke

very nice. Sorry your neighbor is a cop...

very nice. Sorry your neighbor is a cop though... that wouldnt work out well for me with my ahh, hobbies.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,220
Posted By YungBurke

Where did you get the idea that TSA was...

Where did you get the idea that TSA was reasonable? I have accidentally brought large knives onboard more then once without them noticing, but whenever there is a silly matchbook or something like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 110,263
Posted By YungBurke

Here are some shots from Kennesaw mountain...

Here are some shots from Kennesaw mountain battlefield north of atlanta. lots of cannons
08-03-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By YungBurke

I tried to do something similar on an ARx, but I...

I tried to do something similar on an ARx, but I cant get the cage back on. When the spring is unwound its too wide to fit in the housing for it, but I cant wind it up without it being in the housing
Forum: Commuting
08-02-09, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,450
Posted By YungBurke

While I understand that youre using "fredified"...

While I understand that youre using "fredified" in a tongue in cheek manner, I dont understand the whole fred thing. How does making a bike more functional, or riding in a comfortable way open one...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By YungBurke

im sorry i upset you MN. I posted this in...

im sorry i upset you MN. I posted this in commuting because there is a good sense of community here and I would have thought people would enjoy reading. I understand your viewpoint on critical...
Forum: Touring
08-01-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By YungBurke

I dont believe so. The 09s have a different...

I dont believe so. The 09s have a different paint job, the '10s might be coming out soon (do bike model years work like car ones?) I got an 08 jamis satellite and its a very nice bike, I thought...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By YungBurke

A Night of Firsts

I managed to pop my cherry on several things last night. I attended my first critical mass ride (atlanta), rode fixed for the first time, and drank a 40 in a public park for the first time:lol:. I...
07-29-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,638
Posted By YungBurke

im not really trying to be combative here pops,...

im not really trying to be combative here pops, but no. Fire roads are not mountain biking, but a mountain bike is useful here and is a large part of my riding. Its basically a money issue, I can...
07-29-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,638
Posted By YungBurke

We shall see. Im taking it on a semi extended...

We shall see. Im taking it on a semi extended trip with my uncle over massanutten (sp?) mountain in northern VA when I head back up to school. Even if it isnt as good for singletrack as the...
07-29-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,638
Posted By YungBurke

^ true true. I see now that the ribbing was more...

^ true true. I see now that the ribbing was more good natured pestering than anything malicious. I guess im a bit more defensive after a binge of posts in the road forum were met with "we need...
07-29-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,638
Posted By YungBurke

i mountain bike fairly regularly. My point wasnt...

i mountain bike fairly regularly. My point wasnt to discount the thread and say noone cares, I was pointing out that "caring" is really a relative term on an internet forum. I was a bit out of...
07-29-09, 09:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,638
Posted By YungBurke

dont act like UMD and botto. I mean who really...

dont act like UMD and botto. I mean who really cares if mtnbiker66 raised a bike snob? No one probably is terribly concerned but this is bikeFORUMs and people converse on forums. The CX bike is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 08:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,079
Posted By YungBurke

I dont know exactly what syndrome I have is...

I dont know exactly what syndrome I have is called, but the symptoms are similar. My problem comes from a lack of clearance between my medial fat pads in my knees and my thigh bones, so when they...
07-29-09, 08:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,638
Posted By YungBurke

Ha, this is funny. Hardrocks ARE pieces o' ****e...

Ha, this is funny. Hardrocks ARE pieces o' ****e IMO. I just sold mine, finally. Im going the cyclocross route this time around since my MTBing is more of the adventure style. The CX probably...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By YungBurke

my LORD. thats beautiful. Is the whole frame...

my LORD. thats beautiful. Is the whole frame lugged? I cant see the pics very well but it looks like parts are fillet brazed and some lugged. Very beautiful either way, I especially dig that fork....
07-29-09, 07:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,042
Posted By YungBurke

sk33t

sk33t
07-29-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,460
Posted By YungBurke

is she classic or vintage?

is she classic or vintage?
07-27-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,132
Posted By YungBurke

just purchased in white. I hope the 49 frame...

just purchased in white. I hope the 49 frame isnt too small, but with little TT slope, the 52 would be too big fo sho. Maybe i can fit 52 on the road, but the boys would be pissed about a top tube...
07-27-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,188
Posted By YungBurke

That, hopefully a frosty mug filled with hoppy...

That, hopefully a frosty mug filled with hoppy beer for after also
07-26-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,702
Posted By YungBurke

just ordered a 49 cm in white. i figured I...

just ordered a 49 cm in white. i figured I better go with the smaller frame for ease of mount and dismount. I can wait to lay leg to this thing.
07-26-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,702
Posted By YungBurke

Yeah thats what I would have thought, but I have...

Yeah thats what I would have thought, but I have heard some horror stories about the Moto 29er singlespeeds getting fragged on the trail. I am thinking that the 120 spacing is a nice touch too. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 129,056
Posted By YungBurke

The FDJ uniform is pretty cool with the blue...

The FDJ uniform is pretty cool with the blue clovers
Forum: Commuting
07-25-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,304
Posted By YungBurke

Couldnt he have caught up to them if they were on...

Couldnt he have caught up to them if they were on BMX bikes? They would have been screwed if they kicked me on my bike
07-22-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,702
Posted By YungBurke

whats the durability like? I will probably pull...

whats the durability like? I will probably pull the trigger on one once I sell the MTB
Forum: Touring
07-19-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By YungBurke

discs will probably overheat a lot less often...

discs will probably overheat a lot less often than rims will however
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-09, 10:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,458
Posted By YungBurke

Wow dr pete, I hope when I grow up I can be as...

Wow dr pete, I hope when I grow up I can be as cool as you
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,995
Posted By YungBurke

Solution: Take his fat, ballpark peanut eating...

Solution: Take his fat, ballpark peanut eating ***** outside, set up non cycling specific obstacle course. Spank him at obstacle course, preferably thrice. Inform him that your primary exercise is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By YungBurke

I have some 175s on a backup bike and Im 5'7''. ...

I have some 175s on a backup bike and Im 5'7''. When I pedal a high cadence they give me an awkward bouncing sensation since my hips can *just* barely rotate the full length.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-09, 08:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,522
Posted By YungBurke

false. the worst fashion is skinny jeans on males

false. the worst fashion is skinny jeans on males
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