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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By roadracer13

Question about Specialized Oversized BB

My dealer told me that you can ONLY run Specialized Bottom bracket and crank on a 2006 Tarmac S-Works. He says it is because of the oversized bottom bracket. My Pinarello has the MOST oversized and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-06, 11:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By roadracer13

Think you can put out some watts?

Today at Interbike in Las Vegas Gita Sporting Goods had an ERGOMO Power Meter set up on a stationary bike. They were having a contest to see who could put out the most watts of power for 15 seconds....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By roadracer13

Free on cycling.tv

Free on cycling.tv
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By roadracer13

This is great! Thanks! RR13

This is great! Thanks! RR13
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By roadracer13

Riding in Southern Connecticut... Help.

I am going to be in Stamford, CT tomorrow with my bike. I have friday and perhaps Satruday to ride. Does anyone know places to ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 635
Posted By roadracer13

I love me some Italian food!! That is why I ride...

I love me some Italian food!! That is why I ride my bike! When ever I am in NYC... I am all about SAL'S Pizza!! Man... I am hungry! Thanks.

P.S. The first comment cracked me up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-06, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 635
Posted By roadracer13

This is great... sounds like something I am...

This is great... sounds like something I am interested in for sure. Great, thanks and keep it coming!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-06, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 635
Posted By roadracer13

This is great stuff.... thanks!

This is great stuff.... thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 635
Posted By roadracer13

Riding in Toronto, need some help.

I was wondering if anyone could give me some good advice on riding my bicycle in/or near Toronto. A friend of mine is heading to Canada to shoot a movie in about two weeks. He will be filming...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-06, 03:51 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 6,864
Posted By roadracer13

2 Bars so far... back to back days... I only want...

2 Bars so far... back to back days... I only want the ride with Lance so I can experience just how weak I am on a bike!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 08:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,544
Posted By roadracer13

Man I hate uneducated remarks like the one...

Man I hate uneducated remarks like the one above... First off, at the very top end DA does not compare to Record... DA cannot compete with Campy on weight if you get into the Carbon stuff... DA is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-06, 06:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,597
Posted By roadracer13

Dunlop

Dunlop
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-06, 12:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,886
Posted By roadracer13

I have known about this (or a similar design)...

I have known about this (or a similar design) since Interbike. DocRay is correct... Campy's new design is in the neighborhood of 20 - 30% lighter than what is available now, and it is significantly...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-06, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By roadracer13

No waste at all... you can use it all here. If...

No waste at all... you can use it all here. If you have to ride in the AM or PM it gets pretty cold. Snow is RARE in the Durham area, but it does happen.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-06, 11:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By roadracer13

He/She could move to Bahama or Roxboro and get...

He/She could move to Bahama or Roxboro and get out of the traffic. Still easy to get to Durham from those roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-06, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By roadracer13

Cycles D'Oro (http://www.cyclesdeoro.com/) ...

Cycles D'Oro (http://www.cyclesdeoro.com/)

The owner of the shop has a cool collection of old bikes in his shop. Cycles D'Oro is one of the only shops in NC that carries a TON of inventory and is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-06, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By roadracer13

The entire state of North Carolina offers so much...

The entire state of North Carolina offers so much for the cyclist... flat roads on the coast, crazy climbs in the west mountains... and all kinds of stuff in between.

Here is a really good site...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,104
Posted By roadracer13

Me 2!

Me 2!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-06, 08:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,623
Posted By roadracer13

I decided I was going to do the same thing this...

I decided I was going to do the same thing this year... 5000 miles! I use BIKEJOURNAL.COM (http://www.bikejournal.com/) to keep track of my miles... it is great... you can see how you rank against...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-05, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By roadracer13

Ride my bike.

Ride my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-05, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By roadracer13

It is 420mm... or 42 bars. It depends on how...

It is 420mm... or 42 bars. It depends on how they take measurements... center to center or outside to outside... but 40, 42, 44 (Center to Center) are most popular.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-05, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By roadracer13

North Carolina actually has more miles of paved...

North Carolina actually has more miles of paved road than any other state in the United States. Years ago some Governor decided he would put people to work and pave the hell out of this state. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-05, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By roadracer13

It's Record as in Record player... Performance is...

It's Record as in Record player... Performance is based in North Carolina... perhaps it is the accent that is killing the name.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-05, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By roadracer13

OH some people are just so scared when they ride...

OH some people are just so scared when they ride a bike...

Heck yeah I use my MP3 Player (Ipod Shuffle). I use it at volumes that allow me to hear what is going on around me. The benefits far...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-05, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By roadracer13

I am guessing you have the standard 102mm Record...

I am guessing you have the standard 102mm Record BB? A triple will need a 111mm BB. If you want cheap, just do it all in Centaur or Veloce. Keep in mind the BB you need for Record/Chorus actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,555
Posted By roadracer13

I can't really say anything... I HATE to tease,...

I can't really say anything... I HATE to tease, but if I told THEY would know it was me. When I can leak info I will... I promise.

Love the Double Tap comment... good stuff.

Merry Holidaymas
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-05, 11:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,555
Posted By roadracer13

Just to add to DocRay's comments... Campy spends...

Just to add to DocRay's comments... Campy spends a lot of money on R&D... there cranks specifically. The truth about Campy carbon cranks is, they last longer than the alum cranks. I have seen the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-05, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,049
Posted By roadracer13

The reason Shimano decided to make the GROUP...

The reason Shimano decided to make the GROUP concept work a few years ago was to control the performance within it's components. With that in mind, my opinion is, you should get the Campy stuff and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,083
Posted By roadracer13

WAIT JUST A MINUTE!! Is it possible that...

WAIT JUST A MINUTE!!

Is it possible that R600 and Euro are the same person? Kinda like the old Mike and Janet Jackson thing... do we actually see them post in the same thread... at the same time?...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By roadracer13

The are a better training wheel for sure... but...

The are a better training wheel for sure... but if budget does not allow lighter wheels... they are great. I would put them in the '05 Campagnolo Vento Class.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-05, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,391
Posted By roadracer13

Veloce is great! I have full Record, Chorus,...

Veloce is great! I have full Record, Chorus, Centaur and Veloce groups. The only difference is the weight. I have had great luck with the Veloce group taking a beat'n and never had a failure or a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-05, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By roadracer13

The new lighter Vento's would make great,...

The new lighter Vento's would make great, reliable commuter wheels. No questions, you should go for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-05, 07:45 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,441
Posted By roadracer13

We mostly race on the apron of the track, but use...

We mostly race on the apron of the track, but use the front straight... 7 laps (10 Miles). It is the best! Humpy Wheeler (the track owner) is a huge cycling enthusiast and he rides every event. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-05, 10:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,441
Posted By roadracer13

Thanks for the compliment! That is a 2006...

Thanks for the compliment! That is a 2006 Bianchi D2 Crono Carbon Frame with Oval Concepts fork... the same frame that Magnus Backstedt helped develop with Binachi for the Liquigas squad. It has...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-05, 10:38 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,441
Posted By roadracer13

I agree 100%!!! I think I am getting the NEW...

I agree 100%!!! I think I am getting the NEW Deda carbon one piece! We will see... soon! I think they come out this month.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-05, 10:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,441
Posted By roadracer13

Thanks iamtim! That is a really cool compliment!...

Thanks iamtim! That is a really cool compliment! I just got a new 8.2 Megapixel camera... I am going to get the D2 Carbon outside in the sun again and take some more pics soon!! I am (hopefully)...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-05, 05:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,441
Posted By roadracer13

Yeah, that is my bike... got it from Interbike...

Yeah, that is my bike... got it from Interbike and raced it the next day!

It is so sweet... Danilo DiLuca has not even received his!! SUCKER!! :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-05, 04:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,441
Posted By roadracer13

Uhmmm... Pooorrrrnnn... ...

Uhmmm... Pooorrrrnnn...

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More of my Porn!

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-05, 12:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,597
Posted By roadracer13

One of the strongest motorcycle racer who rides...

One of the strongest motorcycle racer who rides is Ben Bostrom... when he lived in Italy over the summer he won a Cat4 Road race, with a big climb for a finish.

Also, car racing star Max Papis...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,934
Posted By roadracer13

COMPUTRAINER! That is all.

COMPUTRAINER!

That is all.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-05, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By roadracer13

Great... thanks for the feedback. I will look...

Great... thanks for the feedback. I will look into those magazines!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-05, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By roadracer13

I just read the thread "bicycling magazine is...

I just read the thread "bicycling magazine is terrible" (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=157165) and had to respond. The selection of stuff to read in this bicycling world is not good. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-05, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,458
Posted By roadracer13

I just have to chime in on this post!! I was...

I just have to chime in on this post!! I was traveling last Monday... I went to all the news stands in the Atlanta Airport looking for that junk mag... the only thing on the news stand was BIKE. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-05, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By roadracer13

Actually, long cage front derailleur is for...

Actually, long cage front derailleur is for triple, MEDIUM cage is for standard 53-39 and short is for Compact crank set-up.

There are also 3 sizes in rear derailleur as well. They will depend on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-05, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,819
Posted By roadracer13

I read an article a few years ago that referred...

I read an article a few years ago that referred to the fact that we are old cavemen at heart. The reason for the slow down in metabolism and desire is the old "It's getting cold, I need to put on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-05, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,478
Posted By roadracer13

The skewer only has like 4 parts... the axle, the...

The skewer only has like 4 parts... the axle, the nut on the right side and two springs. They only trick to changing a skewer is making sure those springs are small side facing inside. No...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-05, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,326
Posted By roadracer13

I never understood why someone would pay full...

I never understood why someone would pay full price for a bike or whatever... and let the manufacturer advertise all over it. That is the craziest system ever. Kinda like buying a new car and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,804
Posted By roadracer13

Am I missing something... the damage is on the...

Am I missing something... the damage is on the wheels, not the bike... so what the heck are you crying about? Wheels come and go... if the bike is good, ditch those junk wheels for some Campagnolo...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-05, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By roadracer13

Paul Bunyan was a Roadie!!

This is a frame at Bianchi in Italy! The top tube is about 5 feet long. It is hard to see just how big it is without someone standing next to it... but if you look at the floor tiles you can see...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-05, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By roadracer13

Well, not that I want to drop a name on my feet...

Well, not that I want to drop a name on my feet and hurt 'em... I have some riding to do today... but Maggy is a personal friend of mine... and in his opinion, any and every advantage you can take...
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