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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-08, 08:09 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 22,135
Posted By Cassadamius

As you already know, you're taking your life in...

As you already know, you're taking your life in your own hands riding, and moreso with headphones. That being said, I use isolating earphones (asking to die), Etymotic Research ER-6i. They are BY FAR...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-08, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Cassadamius

When I'm riding out of town, I check MapMyRide. ...

When I'm riding out of town, I check MapMyRide. There are usually quite a few decent public rides if you search, especially in places like Asheville.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Cassadamius

Orange Cycle is in the Top 100 in the country,...

Orange Cycle is in the Top 100 in the country, according to this list: http://www.bicycleresearch.com/top100/

I've been there, they carry a ton of stuff and seem to have a great service...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,000
Posted By Cassadamius

Hit by car (pictures with bent steel)

So I was riding with my head down at about 25mph and suddenly the world was flipping. A van was making a three-point turn on a two-lane road. Half of his van was in the bike lane. He missed his turn,...
09-27-07, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Cassadamius

Completely irrelevant to your post, but did you...

Completely irrelevant to your post, but did you see the new freaking R3? HOLY CRAP!!!!!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,556
Posted By Cassadamius

Is your LBS the Carrollwood Bicycle Emporium? I...

Is your LBS the Carrollwood Bicycle Emporium? I bought a carbon Aliante and took it back after it just didn't seem to fit right. They took it back and refunded with no questions.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,026
Posted By Cassadamius

This is so poorly thought out. Border Collies...

This is so poorly thought out. Border Collies instinctively catch frisbees? Did they have no meaning to life prior to the advent of the frisbee? What about before man used them to herd animals?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,196
Posted By Cassadamius

Does anyone actually read the thread before...

Does anyone actually read the thread before posting so that they 1) don't repost something already posted, and 2) realize that the original post was over a year ago?

I think 4 or 5 people already...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-07, 07:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,196
Posted By Cassadamius

I bet the OP has been checking this thread every...

I bet the OP has been checking this thread every day for the past year and a half so he could finally get a decent opinion on the look of his bike. That opinion has finally emerged, and the OP can...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Cassadamius

http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=268941

http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=268941
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,228
Posted By Cassadamius

I don't think they're stupid because they cost so...

I don't think they're stupid because they cost so much. I think they're stupid because they create empty speed. Why does it matter if you're faster in training? You may go 0.5 mph faster, but you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,228
Posted By Cassadamius

They are mutually exclusive when you're only...

They are mutually exclusive when you're only planning on spending $2000. You can't have both for that price, or for whatever you're paying for the Zipps. The point is that the money spent on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-07, 06:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,228
Posted By Cassadamius

I agree. Why not spend $2000 on something else,...

I agree. Why not spend $2000 on something else, like training sessions with a coach or something? The Zipps aren't going to make a big difference, especially under someone averaging 17 normally, and...
08-08-07, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,837
Posted By Cassadamius

But BMC does GREAT stuff in that area. I think...

But BMC does GREAT stuff in that area. I think this would be a good move for BMC, seeing as they haven't had much luck in the way of their riders riding clean. I think BMC could stand to benefit...
08-07-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Cassadamius

That doesn't disprove anything, only that the...

That doesn't disprove anything, only that the French haven't won since Festina. There are so many reasons it doesn't prove it. The two really don't have much to do with each other at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 04:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,340
Posted By Cassadamius

You can't generalize "group riding" based on your...

You can't generalize "group riding" based on your experience 3 times with one certain group. There were only 9 people. The more people, the more comfortable it is for riders of various abilities. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By Cassadamius

When it comes to gloves, I base my purchase on...

When it comes to gloves, I base my purchase on looks and brand. I ride Castelli logos. They're great and killer looking (white and black with a huge scorpion). No velcro, so nothing to snag in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 11:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,532
Posted By Cassadamius

Don't get a 595. You will need to make...

Don't get a 595. You will need to make adjustments as you lose weight and gain flexibility, and the integrated seatpost will make this a hassle. The 585 is very similar to the 595, but it has a...
08-01-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,653
Posted By Cassadamius

My friend, the point, was hanging out in my...

My friend, the point, was hanging out in my former post somewhere; I guess you just missed him.
08-01-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,653
Posted By Cassadamius

The title of this thread didn't ask you to tell...

The title of this thread didn't ask you to tell someone to tell you about Schwinn bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
Posted By Cassadamius

I don't know if you meant it to be this funny,...

I don't know if you meant it to be this funny, but this is hilarious.
08-01-07, 01:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,994
Posted By Cassadamius

What's so funny about it? So the guy's pretty...

What's so funny about it? So the guy's pretty cut, no big deal. Oh.....

And up until now, I thought that picture, the "most posted picture" was just a girly looking man. This post has really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Cassadamius

Good catch. Even after rereading it I'm...

Good catch. Even after rereading it I'm thinking......."no, that's right". Then I realized I said drops and not hoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,743
Posted By Cassadamius

Definitely should've gone with a semicolon...

Definitely should've gone with a semicolon instead of a period there. The second sentence relies on the first sentence, and a semicolon would've definitely smoothed things out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,193
Posted By Cassadamius

I will preface this by saying that my dog (a...

I will preface this by saying that my dog (a boxer named Bud) does not like anything with wheels. We have a riding mover and he tries to bite the wheels.

So I was testing new aerobars, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Cassadamius

I think those posts aren't meant to be taken...

I think those posts aren't meant to be taken seriously. Ride in the hoods* unless you're sprinting, decending, or unable to ride against the wind without falling off.

As far as not being able to...
07-31-07, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By Cassadamius

The same ratio will apply, they'll just post...

The same ratio will apply, they'll just post less.

And I vote to keep doping polls. If we're going to ban posts/subjects for redundancy, we need to exclude PCad.
07-31-07, 01:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,491
Posted By Cassadamius

That's very insightful. I think the guy's obvious...

That's very insightful. I think the guy's obvious knowledge of the process, products involved, and different methods adds to his credibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-07, 12:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,153
Posted By Cassadamius

If you really have to ask, you don't deserve to.

If you really have to ask, you don't deserve to.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-07, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 961
Posted By Cassadamius

http://windetergent.com/

http://windetergent.com/
07-31-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,792
Posted By Cassadamius

Not true. CSC the company is based in California,...

Not true. CSC the company is based in California, but the team is.....I believe Danish? NBA, MLB, and NFL teams have players from all across the country, the world even, but they're still the New...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,905
Posted By Cassadamius

First of all, MichaelRasumusen, Lance Armstrong...

First of all, MichaelRasumusen, Lance Armstrong is not the Michael Jordan of cycling. Lance Armstrong is the Michael Jordan of the Tour de France. Second of all, this crap is nothing new - do you...
07-30-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,792
Posted By Cassadamius

Yes

Yes
07-30-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,792
Posted By Cassadamius

Way to jump on someone for no reason. Key word:...

Way to jump on someone for no reason. Key word: team.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Cassadamius

Lemond. More relaxed geometry and Lance didn't...

Lemond. More relaxed geometry and Lance didn't ride it, so it's less common.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,870
Posted By Cassadamius

T? I agree. I'm sort of on the fence, and I'm not...

T? I agree. I'm sort of on the fence, and I'm not sure I would've been able to control myself in this situation (likely what happened to you. If someone were to ask you beforehand would you throw...
07-26-07, 11:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,930
Posted By Cassadamius

Have you watched the stages? It's not a matter of...

Have you watched the stages? It's not a matter of plain time differences. It's a matter of seeing Contador attack six times in a matter of a minute or two, accelerating like nobody's business. He's...
07-25-07, 07:03 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,779
Posted By Cassadamius

Why would Rabobank even consider leaving unless...

Why would Rabobank even consider leaving unless there was more to this (doping)? If it's just what we see on the surface, there should be no pressure on them to leave. I think just the fact that they...
07-24-07, 10:41 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 20,904
Posted By Cassadamius

Actually I think you can. I remember Dr. Pete...

Actually I think you can. I remember Dr. Pete talking about the ease of access to many banned substances. He also said he wasn't stupid enough to put his career on the line. However, if your local...
07-24-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 20,904
Posted By Cassadamius

What is Millar right about? Are there any...

What is Millar right about? Are there any deniable comments in his statement? He's right about the fact that he's speechless? Obviously not. And he has a feeling? Why is it so noble to follow anyone...
07-24-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 20,904
Posted By Cassadamius

http://www.velonews.com/tour2007/details/articles/...

http://www.velonews.com/tour2007/details/articles/12910.0.html

Wow........That's all I can say.
07-24-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Cassadamius

What's your purpose/direction in riding? Are you...

What's your purpose/direction in riding? Are you riding for speed or just fun?
07-23-07, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By Cassadamius

There went the point. (oops, you missed it)

There went the point. (oops, you missed it)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-07, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By Cassadamius

You're going to get flamed. This is old news. In...

You're going to get flamed. This is old news. In the relative world of the Tour de France, it is EXTREMELY old news.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Cassadamius

I do pilates. The main thing you have to know is...

I do pilates. The main thing you have to know is that pilates is only meant to be done between 10 - 30 min (max) at a time. Most classes last an hour, and you will want to die the next day after an...
07-23-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By Cassadamius

Because a French guy is the one that caused all...

Because a French guy is the one that caused all of this. Oh wait....
07-22-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,734
Posted By Cassadamius

I am SO glad they dropped Evans. He didn't attack...

I am SO glad they dropped Evans. He didn't attack once, just covered any moves. It was so annoying, so clingy. DO SOME WORK!!! And now, I think it's getting scary - if Ras can TT like he did...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,830
Posted By Cassadamius

I like Quickstep's. ...

I like Quickstep's.

http://www.gottaridebikes.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/quickstep.jpg

Especially with the WC stripes on Boonen's. Today, some guy on my group ride had one of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,743
Posted By Cassadamius

This is a forum. You can't expect people to not...

This is a forum. You can't expect people to not reply after making a statement like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,378
Posted By Cassadamius

So those Nat'l TT guys are averaging 36mph? 30 k...

So those Nat'l TT guys are averaging 36mph? 30 k = 18.6 miles. Roughly 30 min to finish = 37.2mph. Is that right?
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