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Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,500
Posted By chzman

Glad you finally got the frame back... Let's see,...

Glad you finally got the frame back... Let's see, in the same amount of time, I managed to finish graduate school, start a new career, move to another state, get married, buy a house, have a son, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,396
Posted By chzman

I got the real thing right here! Waterford R33...

I got the real thing right here! Waterford R33 with that AlphaQ fork... might be outta the price range though. Custom frames start at $2k with the fork.

http://i46.tinypic.com/2csarr7.jpg
12-01-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,739
Posted By chzman

This is a highly debated subject, and all I can...

This is a highly debated subject, and all I can do is try to point out the facts. I will briefly attempt an answer to the couple of questions... and I suppose I wasn't clear on an approach.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,549
Posted By chzman

I have both. I love both. I put Phil's on...

I have both. I love both.

I put Phil's on my 404 hoops because I wasn't so concerned with weight. I put CK's on my 28 spoke Open Pros because I wanted light weight but durable wheels.

Both...
11-30-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,739
Posted By chzman

I'd highly recommend this approach... trust me I...

I'd highly recommend this approach... trust me I am a scientist for a whey protein manufacturer. Buy whey protein that hasn't been diluted by any other substances, preferrably a WPC80 in place of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 12:22 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 142,901
Posted By chzman

Viner with 9sp DA I think the only thing...

Viner with 9sp DA

I think the only thing Italian is the frame... oh well, I still love her.

http://i37.tinypic.com/24cgzfl.jpg

http://i36.tinypic.com/r8z6vt.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,258,556
Posted By chzman

Dean Ti with 1 gear Old picture, but...

Dean Ti with 1 gear

Old picture, but shoot... where's the truckload of ice?

http://i2.tinypic.com/2iabevm.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By chzman

I'll second the GP4000's. Great clincher tire.

I'll second the GP4000's. Great clincher tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,016
Posted By chzman

Thanks. Truth be told, this bike has never been...

Thanks. Truth be told, this bike has never been on a track; it is just a low maintainance road bike without gears. Plus, I just wanted a Ti frame, and my geared bike is steel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,016
Posted By chzman

I love my Dean frame. They weren't quick in...

I love my Dean frame. They weren't quick in building it for me, but it is beautiful. Any of the premier builders will give you a great product, but a custom frame from Dean will run 500-1000 less...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-19-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,522
Posted By chzman

You may have been chasing my group of about 6-8...

You may have been chasing my group of about 6-8 in those last few miles... Were you chasing a fixed gear? I finished at 4:33, so maybe 5-10 minutes ahead of you.

Other than some unexperienced...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,854
Posted By chzman

24k baby... smooth as silk ...

24k baby... smooth as silk

http://i18.tinypic.com/6euscgw.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By chzman

I agree. This is all a non-issue now... someone...

I agree. This is all a non-issue now... someone bought up the Colnago before he could test ride. Shocking. It was a great deal, and he was just too timid.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By chzman

He decided that melted down frame might not be...

He decided that melted down frame might not be stiff enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,682
Posted By chzman

USE Ti Spin Stix. Bought them before they...

USE Ti Spin Stix.

Bought them before they were available in the U.S.

...Can't put a price on a 25g saving over Salsa Ti's.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By chzman

Forgot to mention that the Colnago has a small...

Forgot to mention that the Colnago has a small cosmetic dent in the TT. Should never be a structural problem, and it did not affect the paint.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By chzman

Poll - Please participate...

So, I'm trying to get a buddy back in Ohio into cycling. And as everyone knows, it is a daunting task to get in the right way.

Right know, he has narrowed it down to two options. I've...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-10-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By chzman

I think the suggestion would be to ride faster......

I think the suggestion would be to ride faster... Not to be cocky (because I was for sure hurting), but I finished the full 100 miles about 30 minutes before the storm line rolled through and that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By chzman

HGH works wonders... just ask Roger Clemens

HGH works wonders... just ask Roger Clemens
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By chzman

GVH has proven itself. They are a great frame...

GVH has proven itself. They are a great frame and component dealer.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By chzman

You really cannot go wrong with Mavic Open Pro CD...

You really cannot go wrong with Mavic Open Pro CD (or Mavic Reflex CD for tubulars)

For higher end carbon... try Zipp 360 rims
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 42,348
Posted By chzman

God bless your soul, Sheldon...

God bless your soul, Sheldon...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,278
Posted By chzman

A seatpost like this?? ...

A seatpost like this??

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/files/mootspercent20seatpercent20post_667.jpg

And there is an example of a stem in the background...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,101
Posted By chzman

I have a silver Thomson Masterpiece and a silver...

I have a silver Thomson Masterpiece and a silver X2 stem... I think they look good with the track cranks. Plus the black coating on the Thomson posts seem to scuff up during adjustment.

Either...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By chzman

85kg isn't that heavy... As long as it is...

85kg isn't that heavy... As long as it is properly laced and tensioned, ANY spoke in a 32h, 2 or 3X config, will hold up just fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,588
Posted By chzman

HA! I'm glad I have 40 years before retirement.

HA! I'm glad I have 40 years before retirement.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-08, 12:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,588
Posted By chzman

Looks like you need a little wattage booster,...

Looks like you need a little wattage booster, such as testosterone or EPO.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,793
Posted By chzman

at least the front grocery basket has a helmet......

at least the front grocery basket has a helmet... do you think she has fragile produce under it??
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,789
Posted By chzman

Have you ever had to stop in an instant because...

Have you ever had to stop in an instant because of a deer or other furry animal?

This isn't about stopping a four wheeled race car, where you do not have to worry about laying down the vehicle...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,637
Posted By chzman

someone questioned his extremely fast internet...

someone questioned his extremely fast internet connection... needless to say an independent French IT firm declared him a thread troll
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,290
Posted By chzman

all the cool kids are doing it

all the cool kids are doing it
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,789
Posted By chzman

How much stopping power does a person need?? ...

How much stopping power does a person need??

Pretty much any brake system will lock a wheel up at some point during the pull, and because of the small surface area that actually contacts the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By chzman

Wheels. $300 should get you a nice upgrade. ...

Wheels. $300 should get you a nice upgrade. $500 would get you an awesome set.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 82,234
Posted By chzman

It is a custom titanium frame that Dean (in...

It is a custom titanium frame that Dean (in Colorado) put together for me a couple years ago... I think it weighs awfully close to 15lbs as is, in the picture with both bottles full of H2O.

It...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 82,234
Posted By chzman

I don't know if it is an obvious sub-15 or not......

I don't know if it is an obvious sub-15 or not... but it does have 7k miles on it in its 2 years of existance.

The chain alone clocks in at almost 500 grams.

http://i12.tinypic.com/6euscgw.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,962
Posted By chzman

Here is a good tip... on Thanksgiving morning,...

Here is a good tip... on Thanksgiving morning, shave off your beard. It is more of a hygene issue. The mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and various pies are a breeze to wipe off a smooth...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,215
Posted By chzman

I had Dean TI (http://www.deanbikes.com/) in...

I had Dean TI (http://www.deanbikes.com/) in Colorado build myself a track-style frame (with road geometry). While the wait was excrutiating... The frame is amazing, the welds are gorgeous, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,962
Posted By chzman

Usually I sport a beard... I feel like it is a...

Usually I sport a beard... I feel like it is a necessity for Harley riders in WI
09-13-07, 08:18 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 84,823
Posted By chzman

racial sterotyping

racial sterotyping
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By chzman

I would think a properly built and tensioned...

I would think a properly built and tensioned 32/32 2X or 3X wheelset with Revolutions will be stiff enough for sprinting... or build up a 36h rear rim, if you are really worried about it.

But...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By chzman

is heck going to freeze over?

is heck going to freeze over?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,314
Posted By chzman

...and here I thought silence was the sound from...

...and here I thought silence was the sound from the painter.
09-06-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,595
Posted By chzman

The doctor said I need a backiotomy!

The doctor said I need a backiotomy!
09-06-07, 08:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,595
Posted By chzman

"Kenny's butthole was in constant...

"Kenny's butthole was in constant jeopardy..."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By chzman

what kind of fork are you using? my first...

what kind of fork are you using?

my first thought was to just put the wheel in and go... 5mm of space (on each side) on a steel fork would be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,202
Posted By chzman

If you drive by a kid selling lemonade on the...

If you drive by a kid selling lemonade on the side of the street, you stop and buy a cup. Always.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By chzman

i bet he had that new Zipp disk wheel.

i bet he had that new Zipp disk wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,684
Posted By chzman

i thought that was a keyboard playing the OMG WTF...

i thought that was a keyboard playing the OMG WTF hit song
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 01:17 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,202
Posted By chzman

i try to smile when i'm on the harley... dimples...

i try to smile when i'm on the harley... dimples clearly reduce the force required to hold my head up
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 09:31 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,202
Posted By chzman

or you could look at it as more speed with the...

or you could look at it as more speed with the same power output
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