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Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,172
Posted By spudlauncher

Paying taxes is the price for socialism? I...

Paying taxes is the price for socialism?

I guess I'm kinda glad that you live in the US too....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,172
Posted By spudlauncher

I ordered and received a pair of Ergo 2's from...

I ordered and received a pair of Ergo 2's from PBK in the spring, they got here in a week. The box was labelled bike parts so I paid tax but no duty. They were too small and I ended up, after a week...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By spudlauncher

Sigh....I miss the summer with all it's snow free...

Sigh....I miss the summer with all it's snow free days.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 128,859
Posted By spudlauncher

Just to be different, yeah, I would wear a jersey...

Just to be different, yeah, I would wear a jersey with a big fat Swastika on it, those dudes were awesome......

Wrong place, wrong discussion, there are forums for this elsewhere.

p.s. The...
07-14-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,904
Posted By spudlauncher

Well said good sir. Riders like Coppi,...

Well said good sir.

Riders like Coppi, Merckx and even Hinualt used to regularly launch attacks on flat stages, hilly stages, mountain stages...they're all there for the winning. It bugs me that...
07-12-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,940
Posted By spudlauncher

I love the way Lance got all pissy because...

I love the way Lance got all pissy because Contador "didn't follow the plan. I mean I wasn't surprised, I didn't think he would follow the plan."

You have to wonder why not. Did Armstrong go up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,596
Posted By spudlauncher

best.... Avatar.... Ever!!!!!!

best....

Avatar....

Ever!!!!!!
03-11-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By spudlauncher

Whoah there Nightshade, let's make a distinction...

Whoah there Nightshade, let's make a distinction between being a "fashion slave" and not wanted to look like the winner in a Rocky Horror Bike Show fancy dress competition.

Do these things come...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-09, 07:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,153
Posted By spudlauncher

Journalist: "So what kind of a training regimen...

Journalist: "So what kind of a training regimen would you recommend Eddy?"

Eddy Merckx: "Ride lots."
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By spudlauncher

They come in singles. Continental however has a...

They come in singles. Continental however has a specific front/rear set called Force/Attack that are sold individually but should be installed together. I've used them before and they are a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By spudlauncher

I remember in 2000 the Trek that Lance rode was...

I remember in 2000 the Trek that Lance rode was retailing for US$6000 when they brought out a special "Armstrong" edition which was supposed to be exactly like Lances bike. Price tag; US$9000.
I...
02-07-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,501
Posted By spudlauncher

It's not the bike that turns the pedals, it's the...

It's not the bike that turns the pedals, it's the engine. I remember after years of mountain biking the first time I went up my favourite hill (road that is) just how much work I still had to do. I...
01-27-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,707
Posted By spudlauncher

Ha, ha....me too. Then they could go on Maury,...

Ha, ha....me too. Then they could go on Maury, discuss their "feelings" and find out who their real dads are.

Seriously, I would be ASTOUNDED if Lance came within a sniff of the top ten. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-09, 11:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,383
Posted By spudlauncher

Listen, if you're going to come over all-knowing,...

Listen, if you're going to come over all-knowing, at least have the facts on your side.

Yes Indurain was a phenomenal rider and that is a fact well stated. However then you come up with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,383
Posted By spudlauncher

MERCKX Sean Kelly (For all those who...

MERCKX


Sean Kelly (For all those who say Hincapie is a tough, try reading about the hard man.)

Fausto Coppi (Apparently he was never caught by a peleton he rode away from.....uncatchable...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 11,460
Posted By spudlauncher

Hey I grew up watching Delgado, Roche, Lemond and...

Hey I grew up watching Delgado, Roche, Lemond and Fignon. As far as I'm concerned it's a cloth cap or nothing. Actually given the retreat of my hairline, "nothing" on a sunny day is just asking for a...
10-29-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,205
Posted By spudlauncher

CAM-PAG-NOLO! Har, har.

CAM-PAG-NOLO!

Har, har.
09-06-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,049
Posted By spudlauncher

I'd cut the forks, add in 4 feet of pipe and ride...

I'd cut the forks, add in 4 feet of pipe and ride around town on a chopper!
Forum: Commuting
08-26-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By spudlauncher

+1 Ha, ha. I like your style Laika; when you're...

+1 Ha, ha. I like your style Laika; when you're right, you're right.
07-24-08, 08:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,466
Posted By spudlauncher

I know it's been mentioned before but "Rough...

I know it's been mentioned before but "Rough Ride" by Paul Kimmage is a classic book by any standard. The fact of it being a cycling book is secondary. Read it!
Forum: Europe
07-21-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,629
Posted By spudlauncher

Here we go again..... The United Kingdom...

Here we go again.....

The United Kingdom consists of England, Scotland, Ireland Wales and Northern Ireland.....

The Republic of Ireland is a free and independent state that is fully part of...
07-11-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By spudlauncher

I got a set of these tires about 2 months ago and...

I got a set of these tires about 2 months ago and they are fantastic, the smoothest I've ridden. However after only about 1500 kms, the rear tire is pretty much finished. The tread is gone and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By spudlauncher

Wooahh patentcad, you're telling me that the...

Wooahh patentcad, you're telling me that the MegaExo is good for 5 whole hours of 10 mph riding every 2 weeks? I can't believe they make equipment to take such punishment.

When you can figure...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By spudlauncher

I have a Mega Exo bottom bracket. It clicked...

I have a Mega Exo bottom bracket. It clicked right from the start and now the drive side bearing has seized within a year. Am I an FSA basher or do they just make crap?
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