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Forum: Foo
06-06-07, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 714
Posted By Ex-rower

Actually, it is. Some information on the issue...

Actually, it is. Some information on the issue here:

http://www.ross-tech.com/vag-com/aftermarket-radio.html
Forum: Triathlon
10-06-06, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Ex-rower

I use my tri bike for all of my solo rides. It's...

I use my tri bike for all of my solo rides. It's just as comfortable as my road bike. I've ridden up to 150km with no comfort issues at all. My bike/position is shown in post #34 in this thread:...
09-15-06, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,597
Posted By Ex-rower

Because some people, such as my wife, don't...

Because some people, such as my wife, don't absorb B12 properly and need to take massive doses of it to absorb the required amount.
Forum: Triathlon
07-11-06, 09:14 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,740
Posted By Ex-rower

http://www.cbss.ca/images/CBTG2006/15kITT/DSCF0118...

http://www.cbss.ca/images/CBTG2006/15kITT/DSCF0118.JPG
Forum: Triathlon
07-11-06, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,690
Posted By Ex-rower

As others have said, the reason to use 650C...

As others have said, the reason to use 650C wheels is geometry. On smaller bikes it allows for less toe overlap with the front wheel, and lets you get lower on the front end.
For example, my P3...
05-23-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Ex-rower

Do they need to be Yakima in particular? If not,...

Do they need to be Yakima in particular? If not, Thule sells just the tray portion as a spare part.
Forum: Triathlon
05-18-06, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By Ex-rower

You could look into some side entry bottle cages.

You could look into some side entry bottle cages.
Forum: Triathlon
10-11-05, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By Ex-rower

Sounds familiar. I just picked one up too. A...

Sounds familiar. I just picked one up too. A couple weeks ago my wife and I were going into the LBS to get some new arm/knee warmers. The night before she jokes with me (or so she thought) "what...
Forum: Triathlon
09-27-05, 10:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,830
Posted By Ex-rower

Click File-Save As Choose Web Page Complete ...

Click File-Save As
Choose Web Page Complete
The picture will be in the folder created.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-05, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Ex-rower

I just cut some of the tread off of mine and it...

I just cut some of the tread off of mine and it fixed the problem.
07-11-05, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By Ex-rower

My wife was feeling exacly like that this spring....

My wife was feeling exacly like that this spring. It turns out that her B12 level was almost zero (it was unreadably low). You may want to have that checked out.
07-08-05, 08:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,972
Posted By Ex-rower

Rowing definitely makes for incredibly strong...

Rowing definitely makes for incredibly strong legs. When I was rowing in ***versity (varsity lightweight) I weighed about 150lbs and could leg press nearly 1000lbs and squat over 400. I was doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-05, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By Ex-rower

Something to keep in mind; it is difficult to...

Something to keep in mind; it is difficult to find attachments for them in North America. The only bike carriers I could find that mount directly to mine were through the dealer. The local Thule...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-05, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By Ex-rower

Yes, why? Well, mine are actually Volkswagens...

Yes, why? Well, mine are actually Volkswagens equivalent (made by Thule for VW)
05-17-05, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,674
Posted By Ex-rower

Except that you have to buy a pump to get it in...

Except that you have to buy a pump to get it in there!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-05, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By Ex-rower

That bike is DEFINITELY aluminum. You can very...

That bike is DEFINITELY aluminum. You can very clearly see the welds here:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/photos/2005/tech/probikes/?id=julich_csc_cervelo/dsc00688
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-05, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By Ex-rower

Apparently they just announced (via dealer email)...

Apparently they just announced (via dealer email) that they will be releasing a carbon fibre soloist in early 2006. Unfortunately no pictures or other details were given.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-05, 07:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,362
Posted By Ex-rower

Even ****coque frames are still glued. ****coque...

Even ****coque frames are still glued. ****coque frames are still made from multiple sheets of fibre which are glued together to create the ****coque.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,640
Posted By Ex-rower

I love mine. The geometry is exactly the same as...

I love mine. The geometry is exactly the same as the R2.5.
I also read forum.slowtwitch.com where Gerard Vroomen (founder of Cervelo) posts frequently. He recommends the Soloist over the R2.5 in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-05, 07:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,041
Posted By Ex-rower

Here is the entire do***ent: ...

Here is the entire do***ent:

http://www.usantidoping.org/files/active/arbitration_rulings/AAA_CAS%20Decision%20-%20Hamilton.pdf

Take a look at the last seven pages for Christopher Campbells...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-05, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,754
Posted By Ex-rower

Not sure where people get the idea that Oakley...

Not sure where people get the idea that Oakley changed their replacement policy. I had my Pro M Frames replaced less than a year ago (my 100lb Retriever sat on them); all it cost me was shipping....
Forum: Triathlon
03-16-05, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By Ex-rower

Why not just drill it out and tap it at the next...

Why not just drill it out and tap it at the next size up?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ex-rower

I've got a Soloist, and it is by no means a harsh...

I've got a Soloist, and it is by no means a harsh ride.
01-24-05, 09:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,884
Posted By Ex-rower

Sadly...no, I'm not kidding.

Sadly...no, I'm not kidding.
01-14-05, 12:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,934
Posted By Ex-rower

Someone feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but...

Someone feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest that POUND FOR POUND cyclists probably do more damage to the roads. We use much higher tyre pressures so...
12-07-04, 01:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,884
Posted By Ex-rower

If you are like me and have extremely hairly...

If you are like me and have extremely hairly legs, the improved cooling alone makes it worth it.
Forum: Triathlon
11-30-04, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,484
Posted By Ex-rower

http://www.gurubikes.com/lowres/crono.jpg

http://www.gurubikes.com/lowres/crono.jpg
11-26-04, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By Ex-rower

Even back in my rowing days I shaved my legs. ...

Even back in my rowing days I shaved my legs. Reason; temperature control. I've got naturally very hairly legs, as in SPF 30 without sunscreen. Remove the hair and I'm much cooler and can work...
11-25-04, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,045
Posted By Ex-rower

According to my nutritionist wife, there is no...

According to my nutritionist wife, there is no such thing as certified organic anything (in Canada anyway). There are lots of products that claim to be but since there is no regulating body it is...
11-17-04, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,899
Posted By Ex-rower

Yup those magic erasers are well...magic. They...

Yup those magic erasers are well...magic. They work really well for us for getting the tire marks off the wall(s).
11-12-04, 03:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,645
Posted By Ex-rower

Okay, someone has to correct this. Number one,...

Okay, someone has to correct this.
Number one, force is not measured in MPH it is measured in Newtons (or lbf, etc.).
I suspect that you are thinking of relative speeds, in which case you would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-04, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By Ex-rower

I routed mine on the underside of the down-tube,...

I routed mine on the underside of the down-tube, and held it in place with electrical tape colour-matched to my bike. It's nearly invisible and can't get caught on anything.
11-09-04, 03:01 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,645
Posted By Ex-rower

Actually that's two cars hitting with both...

Actually that's two cars hitting with both travelling at 35 mph (assuming that they are equal weight).
11-05-04, 01:33 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,645
Posted By Ex-rower

Well, you have to wear a helmet on a motorcycle...

Well, you have to wear a helmet on a motorcycle so it follows that you should on a bike too. City speeds at least aren't too much different.
It certainly won't harm anyone to be wearing a helmet.
Forum: Triathlon
11-05-04, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Ex-rower

If you are looking for Canadian manufacturers you...

If you are looking for Canadian manufacturers you may also want to check out Guru. A couple of my friends have them and are really happy with them.
My wife and I both have Cervelo Soloists and...
11-04-04, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ex-rower

Reading comprehension anyone?

Reading comprehension anyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-04, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Ex-rower

I've got one with the team frame. My wife has...

I've got one with the team frame. My wife has the 105 version. I don't really feel much difference between the two; it looks like the bottom bracket stiffness should be a bit higher on mine though...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-04, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Ex-rower

Nope, Towlie got it right.

Nope, Towlie got it right.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-04, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Ex-rower

Hey, another rower on here. I actually recently...

Hey, another rower on here. I actually recently sold my single and used the funds to buy new bikes for myself and my wife. Something to be careful of rowing when it is cold (especially if you row a...
Forum: Introductions
10-04-04, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Ex-rower

The Cervelo is "sort of" my first bike. I had...

The Cervelo is "sort of" my first bike. I had bikes as a kid (the stupid things we did in that gravel pit next door...), and I've been mountain biking recreationally for quite a long time. It is...
Forum: Introductions
10-04-04, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Ex-rower

Wow, just noticed your username...we're both...

Wow, just noticed your username...we're both engineers too.
Forum: Introductions
10-04-04, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Ex-rower

I just noticed in another thread that you are...

I just noticed in another thread that you are from Sarnia/London/Kingston. That's kinda funny...I grew up in Kingston, moved to Sarnia for a job, and moved to London for another job.
Forum: Introductions
10-01-04, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Ex-rower

Hello from London (Ontario)

Hey All
I guess I should introduce myself to the forum:
My name is Mike. I am a 28 year old mechanical engineer working in R&D for a medical products company in London, Ontario, Canada.
I've...
10-01-04, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,790
Posted By Ex-rower

Unless you are specifically referring to riblets...

Unless you are specifically referring to riblets (which you certainly aren't going to be attaching to your legs) then a perfectly smooth surface produces the minimum drag for both laminar and...
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