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07-23-10, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By PurpleFender

Does anyone else notice the dude all in yellow...

Does anyone else notice the dude all in yellow with a black thong on and a black hat thing with a big 8 and Armstrong on his back? He seems to be at every mountain stage. The borat guys were nasty,...
07-22-10, 04:55 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,795
Posted By PurpleFender

Those two aren't the same thing. 1/10 for...

Those two aren't the same thing. 1/10 for trolling.
07-21-10, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By PurpleFender

Agreed. Since when does the pro tour call 'Time...

Agreed. Since when does the pro tour call 'Time out' when the leader has a problem?
07-21-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By PurpleFender

I just had a thought. When I had first installed...

I just had a thought. When I had first installed my Rival groupset, the adjustments were just a touch off on the rear shifter cable. It would work fine most of the time but every once in a while,...
07-20-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,999
Posted By PurpleFender

Twice! Both times Gesink flatted today Liggett...

Twice! Both times Gesink flatted today Liggett got that dig in. Ornery old chap :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,214
Posted By PurpleFender

You aren't lying! When my wife and I were in...

You aren't lying! When my wife and I were in traffic behind a new outback in our civic hatch, we thought it was a tribeca or that little Lexus suv. Those things(outbacks) are way huge compared to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By PurpleFender

Soul Faith! I have one and it's amazing :) ...

Soul Faith! I have one and it's amazing :)
http://www.bikesoul.com/2009/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28&Itemid=38
07-19-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,110
Posted By PurpleFender

Just curious...how many times this year should...

Just curious...how many times this year should everyone in the race wait for AS? Because it's already happened once.

I really like the guy and think that Contador is a diva, but seriously. If you...
07-19-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By PurpleFender

*downrate*

*downrate*
07-19-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,430
Posted By PurpleFender

Nice post you have there. Do you have a source?

Nice post you have there. Do you have a source?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-10, 06:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,170
Posted By PurpleFender

I'll have to second the recommendation for...

I'll have to second the recommendation for Yokozuna Reaction cables. I have SRAM Rival on my bike with 3T Rotundo bars and the bend is quite sharp. The cables that came with the shifters were gore...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,100
Posted By PurpleFender

This is a great post and deserves more attention....

This is a great post and deserves more attention. I'm happy to see people on a bike. It means they aren't in the McDonald's drive thru or piling on more weight on the couch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-10, 03:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,381
Posted By PurpleFender

Do you now? ...

Do you now?

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=160001&d=1279255070

From here: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?662881-Should-I-Buy-De-Rosa-vs-Focus
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,253
Posted By PurpleFender

At least post a Desmosedici if you're gonna post...

At least post a Desmosedici if you're gonna post a Ducati superbike.

I hate you, OP, just FYI. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,241
Posted By PurpleFender

I'm tired of overly large and pointless sigs? ...

I'm tired of overly large and pointless sigs?

I got nothin.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By PurpleFender

Lance NEEDS to be in the CTS V and the SRX. It...

Lance NEEDS to be in the CTS V and the SRX. It needs to be done. So go work on it.

E. while drinking beer and yelling at Alfonse.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By PurpleFender

Heh, song 2 by blur. And montel just wants...

Heh, song 2 by blur.

And montel just wants to help you get your car fixed. Simmer down bro
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-10, 06:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,681
Posted By PurpleFender

Because you're searching with a confirmation bias...

Because you're searching with a confirmation bias and throw out any knowledge that contradicts your point.

Since we're all citing sources now: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confirmation_bias
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,681
Posted By PurpleFender

How'd Sarah Palin get an account here?

How'd Sarah Palin get an account here?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,821
Posted By PurpleFender

I'm loving all the armchair metallurgists in this...

I'm loving all the armchair metallurgists in this thread. Let me go read a wiki article about something and pass myself off as an expert in it real quick... BRB!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-10, 01:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,821
Posted By PurpleFender

Chiming in that Sean's support is excellent. I...

Chiming in that Sean's support is excellent. I broke a part on my Soul Faith and Sean had a replacement in my hands within a week.

Buying anything second hand, this is the risk you take.

You...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By PurpleFender

Giant Defy

Giant Defy
07-07-10, 06:28 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,701
Posted By PurpleFender

You fell for that low-rent trolling? Really?

You fell for that low-rent trolling? Really?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,979
Posted By PurpleFender

you're not very good at trolling.

you're not very good at trolling.
Forum: Texas
05-01-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,699
Posted By PurpleFender

The last 15 were horrible up to the point where...

The last 15 were horrible up to the point where we joined with the Austin riders. But the loop north of shiner was brutal for the hills and winds and chip/seal.

The organization of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-10, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,851
Posted By PurpleFender

I believe you're missing some parts, or the seat...

I believe you're missing some parts, or the seat mount broke off or there is some seatpost missing, because...uh...yeah I dunno what's going on there. Caveat Emptor.
Forum: Texas
05-01-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,699
Posted By PurpleFender

That was the hardest of 5 centuries I've done....

That was the hardest of 5 centuries I've done. Apparently the route from Austin was super easy because they had a tailwind. It was a lot of fun riding with AGGarcia and some other people we met along...
Forum: Texas
05-01-10, 03:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,699
Posted By PurpleFender

I figured the pickup would be bad, so I will grab...

I figured the pickup would be bad, so I will grab mine the morning of.

I'll be on the Soul Faith bike wearing my HHH 2009 Jersey and random descente bibs. Don't want to get my capos rain-dirty...
Forum: Texas
04-28-10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By PurpleFender

Damn, too bad we're doing the shiner 100 the day...

Damn, too bad we're doing the shiner 100 the day before. I'd be all over that otherwise. Gotta get out of cat 12.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-10, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By PurpleFender

Are people still getting their credit card...

Are people still getting their credit card numbers stolen when ordering there? People used to have that problem on here and I'm curious if they sorted that out. It's the only impediment to me...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By PurpleFender

Defys are nice bikes. I'm selling my M/L defy 2...

Defys are nice bikes. I'm selling my M/L defy 2 if anyone's interested :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By PurpleFender

I saw one of these on my last MS150 ride and the...

I saw one of these on my last MS150 ride and the rider was very pleased with it. It looks amazing in person, and he got his from CC as well. I'd be all over it as well if I didn't already have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By PurpleFender

You might also take a look at Giant's Defy range....

You might also take a look at Giant's Defy range. They make them in Alu only, carbon/alu, and full carbon versions. I have one and it's a very nice bike for longer rides, and has a fairly relaxed...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By PurpleFender

148026

148026
Forum: Texas
04-25-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By PurpleFender

Your answer... Lies here : ...

Your answer... Lies here :
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?614498-Shiner-100-Posted-dates!
Forum: Texas
04-20-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,739
Posted By PurpleFender

Lots of great shots this year! Glad they had so...

Lots of great shots this year! Glad they had so many photographers out there.

E:T , I was curious why your wife was so upset but thought better of asking at the time.
Forum: Texas
04-20-10, 03:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,699
Posted By PurpleFender

I'm registered and I think we ride similar paces....

I'm registered and I think we ride similar paces. If you'd like to ride together I'm game. I'll be riding the Faith again since it's now better adjusted for a little less aggressive position. The...
Forum: Texas
04-19-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,739
Posted By PurpleFender

I think the reason the Corp. Teams are catered to...

I think the reason the Corp. Teams are catered to is because they pull most of the fundraising weight. They said at the omni start that of the 17 mil. Last year, 14 was raised by teams. My team was...
Forum: Texas
04-19-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,739
Posted By PurpleFender

From the other MS150 thread: Holy cow that was...

From the other MS150 thread:
Holy cow that was a hell of a two days!

They had to move us from camp walmart to the kc hall saturday night.

Second day started off hard from all the butt-pain and...
Forum: Texas
04-19-10, 06:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By PurpleFender

Holy cow that was a hell of a two days! They...

Holy cow that was a hell of a two days!

They had to move us from camp walmart to the kc hall saturday night.

Second day started off hard from all the butt-pain and the spray from the back tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By PurpleFender

146386 Just peekin in...

146386
Just peekin in...
Forum: Texas
04-15-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By PurpleFender

Nice thread***** guy :-) Glad there's always one...

Nice thread***** guy :-) Glad there's always one of you every year. Keep on truckin, you're a winner!
Forum: Texas
04-14-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By PurpleFender

Oh gosh, not this ut/am stuff again. Everyone...

Oh gosh, not this ut/am stuff again. Everyone knows UHCL is better than all that :lol:
Forum: Texas
04-14-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By PurpleFender

You bring a hanger and wear your jersey in the...

You bring a hanger and wear your jersey in the shower, then hang it up overnight. You should wear different bibs the second day, lest you wind up with a hiney full of pimples the second day. Have to...
Forum: Texas
04-13-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By PurpleFender

I'm feeling pretty unprepared and have a minor...

I'm feeling pretty unprepared and have a minor hamstring injury from going too low too soon on my road bike (handlebars). I'll be riding the more cushy Giant on the ride not only because it's more...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,360
Posted By PurpleFender

I have a trek PDX that is pretty much an FX with...

I have a trek PDX that is pretty much an FX with discs set up for commuting. I like it for my commute and routinely ride over 20mph.
Forum: Texas
04-10-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,047
Posted By PurpleFender

Just gonna put this out there... What on earth...

Just gonna put this out there...
What on earth was the deal with all the late arrivals today ?

Nice ride otherwise.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-10, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,924
Posted By PurpleFender

From what I've heard from a fellow rider that...

From what I've heard from a fellow rider that just did that. Skip the tires, they're trash.
Forum: Commuting
04-06-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,129
Posted By PurpleFender

You should never argue with idiots because they...

You should never argue with idiots because they will just drag you down to their level....then beat you with experience.
Forum: Commuting
04-06-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,129
Posted By PurpleFender

Dunno man. Don't you think you're maybe putting...

Dunno man. Don't you think you're maybe putting your feelings out there to get hurt? It seems pretty lame of a joke. Water off a duck's back and keep on truckin. Nobody can make you feel bad unless...
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