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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-07, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,082
Posted By btmail

I've got a 07 VXRS and cannot find one thing I...

I've got a 07 VXRS and cannot find one thing I don't love except the the chunky head stem. I ride ITM K Sword bars and think I'll put their stem on as well.
Just been on holiday in Italy, rode from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-06, 05:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,930
Posted By btmail

I have both sets of wheels plus a set of Campy...

I have both sets of wheels plus a set of Campy Hyperions Ultras, believe it or not I love the Zondas best of all for all riding except mountains or racing when I use the Hyperions. I find the Zondas...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-06, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By btmail

When I ordered my bike I ordered 50-34, I noticed...

When I ordered my bike I ordered 50-34, I noticed my son who also had 50-34 spinning faster than me on a steep hill one day, I checked my rig and it was in fact 50-36, my LBS swapped it over - both...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-06, 01:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By btmail

I used the Time RXS for almost a year and hated...

I used the Time RXS for almost a year and hated them, although I am a very experienced rider I never felt like I could get in first try. Swapped back to Look Keo Carbons and felt back at home...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-06, 05:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,956
Posted By btmail

I was going to post pics of my bike too, but was...

I was going to post pics of my bike too, but was embarassed that I had a grey garage door!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-06, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By btmail

I have a pair of 2006 Zondas and a pair of 05...

I have a pair of 2006 Zondas and a pair of 05 Hyperions, I weigh 85kg. Mostly I ride the zondas I just love them, stiff and I find them very fast. I only use the Hyperions for racing
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-06, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By btmail

Integrated seat posts & bike boxes

I'm considering buying a "Time" with an intergrated seat post, I'm concerned about how to pack the bike to travel, does anyone have any experience in packing such a bike in any of the hard bike boxes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-06, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By btmail

I recently rode accross the Pyrenees from the...

I recently rode accross the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Med Sea, both my son and I had Garmin 305's. When we returned home to Australia and downloaded the data both had failed on the same two...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-06, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By btmail

I changed back to Looks a few months ago after...

I changed back to Looks a few months ago after having a shocking time with "Time" pedals, I opted for the grey cleats and they lasted just 28 rides (including a week and 800km in the Pyrenees) I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-06, 03:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By btmail

Beautiful

Very Very Nice, dosn't a bike look fantastic when it's spotless, Great Job
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 06:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,573
Posted By btmail

Great job on the new bike and by the sounds of...

Great job on the new bike and by the sounds of the ride report your going to enjoy every second on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 06:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,859
Posted By btmail

[QUOTE=Jakey]Because I never get enough.... ...

[QUOTE=Jakey]Because I never get enough....

And people say they don't like steel? WOW that is one beautiful bike, how old is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By btmail

I saw one about 4 years ago and set my heart on...

I saw one about 4 years ago and set my heart on it, then a LBS started stocking them, the Laser Carbons are all hand made to your specific bikefit, A friend rides the all carbon frame and loves it....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 11:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By btmail

The angle of the photo distorts it a bit,...

The angle of the photo distorts it a bit, actually it looks quite normal
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,891
Posted By btmail

Frame sure looks new again, good job!

Frame sure looks new again, good job!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 10:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By btmail

Still Handmade in Italy,

Still Handmade in Italy,
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By btmail

I had it built, I went with the compact chainset...

I had it built, I went with the compact chainset as I am going to ride in France with my son in June and the wheels are an overkill but I bought them on ebay for almost half what we pay here in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By btmail

Its a standard frame , I don't like compact...

Its a standard frame , I don't like compact frames - but to each his own, and the Rams are great, I nearly slipped off them on the first ride, just not used to the shape. But the more I ride them...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By btmail

New Bike pics (Casati)

here are some pics of my new toy, Its a Casati Laser Carbon/Steel, with Record running gear. The wheels are Campag Hyperon Ultra's and the bars are Cinelli Rams (silver). The bike is steel/carbon and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-05, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,290
Posted By btmail

First look at the pic and I was sure you had...

First look at the pic and I was sure you had pushed in the width of the photo, I agree you do look Dad on his sons bike

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-05, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By btmail

yes very funny!!!!

yes very funny!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-05, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By btmail

I totally agree with this BUT still I'm hoping...

I totally agree with this BUT still I'm hoping for the perfect frame each time

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-05, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By btmail

I can get a 56 at lots of stores BUT need a 58 -...

I can get a 56 at lots of stores BUT need a 58 - I spoke to Cervelo about 4 weeks ago, they said they would start with 54's then 56's then 58's
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-05, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By btmail

I tried that aparently they are all too busy in...

I tried that aparently they are all too busy in Hawaii
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By btmail

Cervelo Soloist Carbon 58 ETA?

Does anyone have any knowledge re the ETA for the Cervelo Soloist Carbons size 58 to LBS?, I keep getting told "next week" then "next week" then "next week"
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-05, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By btmail

I've been away for a week, and logged on...

I've been away for a week, and logged on expecting to see the now famous "pics"
keep waiting I guess
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-05, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By btmail

A good friend of mine has just bought the Arte it...

A good friend of mine has just bought the Arte it is a beautiful bike. He claims it rides very smoothly and still feels lively
I have 4 weeks until my Casati Laser Carbon arrives and I am hanging...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-05, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By btmail

A few months ago my 15yo son was knocked off his...

A few months ago my 15yo son was knocked off his bike by a cat on his way to training at 5am. He rang me to pick him up and said " Dad Ive just had a bad crash But don't worry the bike is fine" !!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-05, 02:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,108
Posted By btmail

Great colour combination American Bike and...

Great colour combination

American Bike and Italian water eh?

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,423
Posted By btmail

Great looking bike - looks like your previous...

Great looking bike - looks like your previous owner cared for his toy

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By btmail

Great idea! I can't believe it's not been thought...

Great idea! I can't believe it's not been thought of before. If anyone tries it let us know how it goes. I can't tell you how many of those darn magnets I've bought over the years

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 01:46 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,839
Posted By btmail

When my son started riding 4 years ago aged 13,...

When my son started riding 4 years ago aged 13, guys were generous with advice. Now he is one of the stronger riders in the packs (but still a kid) which surprises the older riders and they give him...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 01:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By btmail

So he wasn't a proper midget then?

So he wasn't a proper midget then?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 01:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By btmail

serious answer: buy the most expensive bike you...

serious answer: buy the most expensive bike you can afford. at 15 money is more disposable than it ever will be again, whether you're earning it or getting it from your parents. in ten years you will...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By btmail

Mornings, then you get the think about how much...

Mornings, then you get the think about how much fun it was all day

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-05, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By btmail

The agent tells me 7.6kg (17.16) lbs

The agent tells me 7.6kg (17.16) lbs
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-05, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By btmail

Campag - Record

Campag - Record
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-05, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By btmail

$10,000 Aussie which is US$7200

$10,000 Aussie which is US$7200
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-05, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By btmail

New bike ordered - yeeha

I ordered a new bike today, I'm 50 in 8 weeks and my wife suggested a new bike as a present from her and the kids (great woman my wife) I have ordered a Steel/Carbon Casati (model is : Laser Carbon)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-05, 11:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,065
Posted By btmail

Congrats Sandy, you'll never look at that hill or...

Congrats Sandy, you'll never look at that hill or any potential hill the same way again - You can do it

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-05, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By btmail

I have a similar Polar, did the fit test whilst...

I have a similar Polar, did the fit test whilst coming back from an injury and was pleased with the result "very good" I convinced my wife to give it a go with hers and her result was " excellent" -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 07:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By btmail

It took 23 posts to get to the truth. BrianT

It took 23 posts to get to the truth.

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By btmail

Enjoy the bike, If you are like me you will get...

Enjoy the bike, If you are like me you will get pleasure just standing back and looking at it.

is there anything more exciting that getting a new toy?

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 06:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,322
Posted By btmail

don't think I can help any of you, I'm a Printer....

don't think I can help any of you, I'm a Printer.

when I started reading this thread I thought I was going to learn something - now I'm just confused

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-05, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By btmail

Thank you all, I guess it's obvious he's spoilt...

Thank you all, I guess it's obvious he's spoilt rotten - but when it comes to bikes I just can't help myself. My Dad raced bikes 70 years ago in Ireland, I raced bikes from 15-25yo, and now my sons...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-05, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 948
Posted By btmail

I had to go upstairs, wake my son and drag him...

I had to go upstairs, wake my son and drag him down to look at the pic of your Bianchi - how could you not love that bike, even my wife was impressed ( I think she figures she has to agree)

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-05, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By btmail

Consider yourself part of the family, you can use...

Consider yourself part of the family, you can use the Merckx any morning you like.
do you live close to Perth, Australia???

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-05, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By btmail

thats what I love about this forum - fantastic...

thats what I love about this forum - fantastic information you could spent a lifetime gathering - is suddenly at your fingertips.

BrianT
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-05, 04:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By btmail

Cannondale six-13 v's Colnago C-50

My son is interested in a Cannondale six 13 2006, or a Colnago C50 he races Tri's and especially loves the bike riding. He is currently on a Merckx race which he has outgrown, any advice would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-05, 07:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,287
Posted By btmail

187 - oh dear - I think i'll have to shave my...

187 - oh dear - I think i'll have to shave my eyebrows as well

BrianT
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