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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 04:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,588
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

CAAD 9 Pic!

http://www.roadcyclinguk.com/news/images/caad9_hi.jpg


So it does exist! I'm glad to see them continue the tradition. Next I'd like to see a fat tube scandium frame from them. Lets hope the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,497
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Sounds interesting. I can't wait to see this one....

Sounds interesting. I can't wait to see this one.

"Aluminum forever. Steel rusts and bends." :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-06, 01:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,475
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Well the Veloce gets all the new touches too...

Well the Veloce gets all the new touches too doesn't it. Like the crank and hollowed brakes.

I bet it has a 2006 centaur rear derailleur too?

Actually this 2007 veloce might rate highly too....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,475
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I'm on a CAAD 4 with 105. Nice bike though I...

I'm on a CAAD 4 with 105. Nice bike though I can't complain.

This Centaur kit looks pretty nice and maybe for a new build I will use it. The rear derailleur is supposed to be like 2006 spec...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,475
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Wow! Looks like 2007 Centaur is going to kick some A$$!

http://www.campyonly.com/rumors/2006/2007_gruppos.html

Centaur now seems truly legit (instead of being a Veloce knockoff).

Forgive me if this is old news, but since most of you guys are behind...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-06, 05:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

So at least you are getting a discount. Well that...

So at least you are getting a discount. Well that is not too bad then from a bargain hunting standpoint. LOL except for the fact you have some expensive parts tied up.

At least it is 90% done, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-06, 07:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,000
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I like the Cannondale and the Bianchis. I have to...

I like the Cannondale and the Bianchis. I have to admit the paint schemes on the Lemonds are not bad though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 344
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Speaking of OCP, did 55/Rad get his bike done...

Speaking of OCP, did 55/Rad get his bike done yet... the tete?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 994
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

So somebody finally realizes cyclists are crappy...

So somebody finally realizes cyclists are crappy athletes. I've been saying all along the top notch people are doing other sports and even someone mediocre can easily dominate cycling in a relative...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Yeah that sucks and has happened to me before ...

Yeah that sucks and has happened to me before (especially when I first started riding). Basically when you get jammed at low speed your screwed because you are clipped in.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,047
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

OMG. You don't need EPO. All you need to do is...

OMG. You don't need EPO. All you need to do is get yourself a weight vest at weightvest.com and train with that. I guarantee you will be so anaerobic that your kidneys will be forced to crank out...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,128
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I have to admit that looks very nice. Kind of...

I have to admit that looks very nice. Kind of like driving around in a classic var . Ok its a little slower but the style and unique experience more than makes up for hard numbers.

So any news on...
06-22-06, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Just use whey protein because glutamine is...

Just use whey protein because glutamine is probably the single most overhyped amino acid of all time.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-06, 05:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 648
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

This blow out phenomenom has happened to me twice...

This blow out phenomenom has happened to me twice (both on the rear tire) and that is why I think the Tufo tubular clinchers are the safest out there. Now granted some of this could also be from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-06, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Yeah clipless aren't all that great considering...

Yeah clipless aren't all that great considering people talk about how indespensableable they are....lol.

For trips to the gym give me those fredly shimano campus style pedals (you know the ones...
Replies: 102
Views: 5,001
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Yes, please update!

Yes, please update!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,920
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

closest you can get are FiR Sc350 rims.......35mm...

closest you can get are FiR Sc350 rims.......35mm and 600 grams.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 11:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,920
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

$225 each is really not that bad. Normally a Zipp...

$225 each is really not that bad. Normally a Zipp would be $400 each.

I'm sure they are heavier than a all CF tubular version but then again you get an aluminum braking surface which is nice. Plus...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I know that. I was just saying I would "opt" not...

I know that. I was just saying I would "opt" not to have it. I like Cannondales stuff a lot in general. They are my favorite bike brand :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,920
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Check out the new Alex ACF rims. 40mm carbon with...

Check out the new Alex ACF rims. 40mm carbon with a clincher aluminum rim.

http://www.art-collection.com.tw/case/alexrims/upload/product/200637152815_2.jpg




I have no idea how much it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

A new standard is cool. I just hated Cannondale...

A new standard is cool. I just hated Cannondale proprietary Hollowgram crank/BB.

I wish Shimano would just revamp the frame standard with their new DA 7900 group to be honest.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Very nice! The white hubs are supposedly the...

Very nice!

The white hubs are supposedly the best in the aftermarket (for road) although DT is lighter.

http://www.alexrims.com/

I want to get these Crostini 1.1/1.2 rims, but check out the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-06, 11:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,803
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

The top tube is somewhat irrelevant due the...

The top tube is somewhat irrelevant due the impact of seat tube angle on things.

A steeper seat tube angle allows more set-back on the seat relative to the top tube thus neccessitating a shorter...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,920
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I'll get you some pictures. Fist of all I...

I'll get you some pictures.

Fist of all I think the 30mm rim at oddsandendos is pretty damn nice. That same rim gets put on some prive factory builts too (30mm 455 gram)

But the new DT Swiss...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Its a pretty awesome frame. The only flaw in my...

Its a pretty awesome frame. The only flaw in my eyes is the lack of a replaceable derailleur hanger....but in reality I'm not sure if this is really even worth mentioning.

But I like the geometry.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 03:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,665
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Yeah they are chopped liver. Nobody puts...

Yeah they are chopped liver.

Nobody puts campy on factory bikes (with the exception of an bike here and there).

In past Campagnolo has been more expensive. All Shimano does is increase their...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 03:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,665
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

To me the real problem with bike shops making...

To me the real problem with bike shops making money is the cost of the components. Shimano essentially has a monopoly.

Just looking at a road group....why does this stuff cost so much? Because...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-06, 09:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,515
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Haha. Total weight matters (when going up a hill)...

Haha. Total weight matters (when going up a hill) and that is all. As far as acceleration goes I still get a good chuckle out of reading about people say this matters. The rotational weight at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-06, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I have to admit the CF stuff does not appeal to...

I have to admit the CF stuff does not appeal to me. Its one of those "all show" type things that doesn't seem to improve anything and in some cases makes it worse. For example FSA has reportedly had...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-06, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Seriously, I like the idea of these new short...

Seriously, I like the idea of these new short throw shifters muself. This sounds like a serious upgrade more so than the BB.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-06, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I agree. In essence the only difference between...

I agree. In essence the only difference between 2006 Centaur and 2006 Veloce is a slightly better rear derailleur. (hubs are better too but this is not an issue for those running aftermarket wheels)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-06, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

So it doesn't have the chorus ball bearings in...

So it doesn't have the chorus ball bearings in it? If its just a regular veloce lever with a stupid little carbon fiber lever I will not be impressed.

The ultra torque sounds cool though. I never...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-06, 02:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,515
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Haha. I keep telling noobs the same thing. LOL@...

Haha. I keep telling noobs the same thing. LOL@ rotational inertia is the most important aspect of wheel acceleration.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-06, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

http://www.campyonly.com/rumors.html Looks...

http://www.campyonly.com/rumors.html

Looks like Record and other shifters will have a shorter throw shifting mechanism also. Apparently needing only 1/3 the distance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I would get one of those 455 gram niobium 30mm...

I would get one of those 455 gram niobium 30mm rims. That would be the stiffest gram for gram most likely. Traingles are stiff structures....thus the combination of deep v and special alloy helps...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-06, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

2007 Centaur

I was just reading up on the Campyonly site that this group will be getting the Chorus 2006 shifters and the CF crank.

pretty cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 11:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,888
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I've said this so many times before. Most...

I've said this so many times before.

Most bike stuff is a waste of money to be honest. Even ultegra 6600 is overkill, but to me that is still "very useable but not pedastal type stuff"

Bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 10:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,888
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Seriously I built my 2nd bike not to long ago and...

Seriously I built my 2nd bike not to long ago and the parts are all scratched up. My shifters have taken 2 directs hits from crashes and now I don't even have the little bezel covers on them anymore....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,886
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

What? Are you really saying when you go from...

What? Are you really saying when you go from 20mph to 30 mph you are not accelerating :eek:

When you go from 15-25 mph you are also accelerating.

FYI, Change in speed/time= acceleration. Please...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,886
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

In a tricyle race.....yes. But if the...

In a tricyle race.....yes. But if the acceleration is at faster speeds say 20-30 mph the more aero wheel accelerates faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 05:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,116
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

If you want to try tubulars cheaply get something...

If you want to try tubulars cheaply get something used off ebay first. To be honest the resale value on tub wheels is not that good so your bang for the buck is much higher than normal going this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Thats interesting. A 10 speed only hub? ...

Thats interesting. A 10 speed only hub?

Maybe these are similar to the hubs on the Shimano R600?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 597
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Sounds like a shimano R550 or R500 wheelset

Sounds like a shimano R550 or R500 wheelset
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

You guys have balls to ride these wheels....

You guys have balls to ride these wheels. Personally I would only trust them after careful fine tuning on my truing stand with my tensiometer. Even then.........
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 12:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,535
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

This new 10s 11-26 will change the way people...

This new 10s 11-26 will change the way people look at compacts. I used to have one and I can't imagine needing more tham a 34-26 for most purposes. Essentially that is equal to like a 39-30.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-06, 12:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,886
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

probably the zondas, but the reynolds alta you...

probably the zondas, but the reynolds alta you really should take a look at. top quality parts in that one. I'd definitely choose a reynolds wheel over a chinese parts neuvation.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-06, 02:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,886
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Reynolds Alta (it has white industries hubs too).

Reynolds Alta (it has white industries hubs too).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-06, 02:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,886
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

Reynolds Alta (it has white industries hubs too).

Reynolds Alta (it has white industries hubs too).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-06, 03:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,524
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

You have a point about in some cases the knee...

You have a point about in some cases the knee needs to bend more. For example I don't like too open of a hip angle so I lower my hanflebars to close it up (thereby bring my knee closer to my trunk)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-06, 01:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,816
Posted By 53-11_alltheway

I'd sell frame/fork and maybe the wheels. didn't...

I'd sell frame/fork and maybe the wheels. didn't it say you get ritchey WCS stem, etc?
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