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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,052
Posted By upthywazzoo

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,022
Posted By upthywazzoo

Probably thought you were trying to "assert...

Probably thought you were trying to "assert dominance". It's whatever, you do you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,162
Posted By upthywazzoo

Good riddance. Threaded is the way to go.

Good riddance. Threaded is the way to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,643
Posted By upthywazzoo

Haha, I figured that's what Indyfabz was going to...

Haha, I figured that's what Indyfabz was going to segue into.. Yeah the end of Pantani's life was tragic, but dude still has the Alpe D'Huez record, so there's that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 359,411
Posted By upthywazzoo

Ugh, that super sucks. The housing market in...

Ugh, that super sucks. The housing market in Chicago seems to be absurdly hot right now (where are people getting all this money??). People making blind offers left and right on properties they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 359,411
Posted By upthywazzoo

It might! ;)

It might! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By upthywazzoo

I have ordered two frames from a company called...

I have ordered two frames from a company called Waltly. If you want I can tell you more about my experience over a PM but you could simply copy the Caad geometry you like and add other features as...
07-15-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,815
Posted By upthywazzoo

Very true. From how it reads, it seems that he...

Very true. From how it reads, it seems that he was expecting the vehicle to stay on the right shoulder and instead it turned left and he crashed into the driver side door. It reads as though it's the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By upthywazzoo

You sure can! Check this chart out...

You sure can! Check this chart out https://di2center.com/2019/02/12/di2-compatibility-mix-ultegra-dura-ace-xt-and-xtr-across-series/

As for the ease of install, you can definitely do it on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,803
Posted By upthywazzoo

This is gorgeous. Sometimes tan-wall just...

This is gorgeous. Sometimes tan-wall just completes the look in a way an all-black tire would not....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,281
Posted By upthywazzoo

Hah! There's a cyclist that lives nearby my...

Hah! There's a cyclist that lives nearby my cousin whose Strava profile says "KOMs are earned, not stolen". I think some people get butthurt when they tried really hard for an hour, got a KOM--and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By upthywazzoo

Building is fun. Custom paint is really fun. New...

Building is fun. Custom paint is really fun. New bike is going to be cheaper overall rather than putting it all together yourself. And yes, repainting voids the warranty. Ever thought of custom TI...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By upthywazzoo

I don't suppose you could measure them, like at a...

I don't suppose you could measure them, like at a home depot or something? Pinarello appears to ship both 5mm and 6mm screws, according to eBay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,174
Posted By upthywazzoo

Sometimes when you're trying to get up to the...

Sometimes when you're trying to get up to the leading group, holding onto a sticky package from the UPS truck can really help you out.

That sounds wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,474
Posted By upthywazzoo

If riding in the middle of the peloton, wouldn't...

If riding in the middle of the peloton, wouldn't the 404 aero advantage be trivialized?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 343,354
Posted By upthywazzoo

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By upthywazzoo

I would also side with the mid-level Allez.

I would also side with the mid-level Allez.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,174
Posted By upthywazzoo

This is interesting. Don't you feel more at risk...

This is interesting. Don't you feel more at risk drafting in a TT position?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,174
Posted By upthywazzoo

North of Calvary Cemetary (where the trail begins...

North of Calvary Cemetary (where the trail begins to enter Evanston and the fancy residential neighborhood) is where traffic begins to clear up. Once at the Bahai temple, the trail really opens up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,174
Posted By upthywazzoo

Okay, fair enough. I'm not the OP nor a mod.

Okay, fair enough. I'm not the OP nor a mod.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,109
Posted By upthywazzoo

Lake is legit. I have the wide version of the...

Lake is legit. I have the wide version of the CX237, which have been great. I'm also using Superfeet insoles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,474
Posted By upthywazzoo

Personally I'm a lot more worried about getting...

Personally I'm a lot more worried about getting doored, a car making a sudden right turn, a pedestrian not looking both ways before crossing the bike lane, etc etc than my chinese wheels randomly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,474
Posted By upthywazzoo

+1 Pretty much this. Even though...

+1

Pretty much this. Even though Conservation of Momentum would dictate that the energy required to keep two geometrically identical bodies of mass in motion would be the same, regardless of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,517
Posted By upthywazzoo

Wouldn't this be dependent on the road surface...

Wouldn't this be dependent on the road surface and sprung weight? As shown in the article linked, rolling resistance/friction increases with surface roughness. If friction is a function of the area...
06-22-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,401
Posted By upthywazzoo

Why does it seem like everyone in this thread C&V...

Why does it seem like everyone in this thread C&V is 6'2" and up? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By upthywazzoo

Funny story...I ordered a custom gravel titanium...

Funny story...I ordered a custom gravel titanium frame for my wife, based on the geometry of a Canyon Grail. I discovered after ordering it that she was no longer about the drop bar life.... so we...
06-19-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By upthywazzoo

Super cool, I love mine! I make it a point to...

Super cool, I love mine! I make it a point to compliment Lemond riders when I see them :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,464
Posted By upthywazzoo

You really do have a taste for these snarky...

You really do have a taste for these snarky little putdowns, lol. They're not necessary to this dialogue and just make you seem insufferable, which I'm sure you aren't.

I think context matters...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 178,973
Posted By upthywazzoo

I had an inconvenient situation, ordering my...

I had an inconvenient situation, ordering my wheels at the end of January from the Global Warehouse, right before Covid-19 shut everything down. Every delay imaginable happened. I was finally able to...
06-08-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,299,493
Posted By upthywazzoo

2001 Lemond Zurich

Haven't posted in a while. I had been riding an '89 Schwinn Paramount that I adored, but a couple years ago it was stolen out of my garage. Some time later, an eBay search alert popped up for "Lemond...
10-21-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By upthywazzoo

My first real bike was a 1983 Schwinn Traveler...

My first real bike was a 1983 Schwinn Traveler that I used in college. I'd never had a road bike before so this was a totally new experience for me. I went through a phase where I was spending...
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