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07-13-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,270
Posted By canam73

I know, but the suspense is suffercating!

I know, but the suspense is suffercating!
07-13-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,270
Posted By canam73

This is the weirdest race I've been in. I'm in...

This is the weirdest race I've been in. I'm in first place but I don't think I've added 500 points in the last week. I can hear the water running out of the barrel.......
06-30-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By canam73

Just to add to the above, it also means the...

Just to add to the above, it also means the riders roll out at a controlled speed behind an official vehicle that they cannot pass, at a certain point the control car gets out of the way and the...
06-28-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,578
Posted By canam73

I agree with all of that. Just hadn't heard that...

I agree with all of that. Just hadn't heard that Merlier's wheel was involved at all when it happened, but on the overhead it is pretty obvious that it either touched or was close enough that Ewan...
06-28-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,578
Posted By canam73

Is there an overhead view anywhere of that? I've...

Is there an overhead view anywhere of that? I've only seen the straight on shot.

Speaking of overhead, at ~2:38 you can see the overhead of Ewan going down. Maybe just a racing incident, but it...
05-30-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,078
Posted By canam73

Complimenti! Especially well done in making...

Complimenti!

Especially well done in making me think I might have a chance there near the end. I really believed in myself there for few days.
04-23-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,166
Posted By canam73

Just entered my last transfers for Spring...

Just entered my last transfers for Spring Classics, but now realize I may have missed my one shot at winning the league. My team was already matched with many of the same riders as SLCBobs. Instead...
10-05-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 15,207
Posted By canam73

Well that was fun while it lasted. See you all...

Well that was fun while it lasted. See you all next year.
08-13-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,896
Posted By canam73

Awesome. Do the helper points for the rest of us...

Awesome. Do the helper points for the rest of us in the bf league get added in at the end or?
08-12-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,896
Posted By canam73

I took a gap year to rest on my laurels. But the...

I took a gap year to rest on my laurels. But the 25% chance of winning this one was enough to make me risk my streak.
09-13-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,650
Posted By canam73

Valverde and Roglic could crash each other out...

Valverde and Roglic could crash each other out sprinting for the line in 20?
09-13-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,650
Posted By canam73

Now that I'm 1 point down I'll come out of...

Now that I'm 1 point down I'll come out of hiding.

This is getting pretty exciting.
06-23-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,580
Posted By canam73

I do like toblerone, but my choice to eschew...

I do like toblerone, but my choice to eschew sprinters and bank on swiss pride (morabito-albasini-frank) didn't pan out out as I hope. Now I have to see if picking the final gc podium is enough to...
06-11-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,311
Posted By canam73

I was in last, so I virused them.

I was in last, so I virused them.
06-02-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,401
Posted By canam73

Congratulazioni! Picking riders, especially...

Congratulazioni!

Picking riders, especially sprinters in the Giro, who are going to stick it out is a big part of the battle.

If there is a league for the Dauphine I'll be in.
05-20-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By canam73

Thank you. It was quite handy to have a 4...

Thank you.

It was quite handy to have a 4 pitch in with over 250 points (Lachlan Morton), otherwise I come in fourth.
09-16-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,382
Posted By canam73

Well thank you. After using the same team...

Well thank you.

After using the same team building strategy for ~3 years without a Grand Tour win I finally get the justification to use it for another three years.

But for purely spectating, I...
04-30-18, 07:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,319
Posted By canam73

That would be a matter for CAFS.

That would be a matter for CAFS.
06-04-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,239
Posted By canam73

It may look that way now, but I always rack up...

It may look that way now, but I always rack up enough non-finishers to level things out on my own.
05-23-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By canam73

I'll just leave this here. (That's what he...

I'll just leave this here.

(That's what he said)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-17, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,783
Posted By canam73

That sound's like a winner.

That sound's like a winner.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,783
Posted By canam73

First thought I have is if you are making sure...

First thought I have is if you are making sure your wheels are centered in the frame.

Although 1mm doesn't sound like much, also.
05-20-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,081
Posted By canam73

Just about time to burn my ship.

Just about time to burn my ship.
05-14-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,081
Posted By canam73

I apologize to anyone else who had Thomas or...

I apologize to anyone else who had Thomas or Yates. I have a Fantasy Giro curse that goes back several years to when I only had 3 riders finish. I took out Dennis in the first week.



:)
Forum: Triathlon
03-23-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By canam73

Need a 'Skinny' Rear Brake Recommendations.

My wife has a new to her 2012 Felt B16W. I am trying to fit an Ultegra 10 speed crank to it with a Stages PM on the left arm. But the brake caliper protrudes just enough to get scraped by the Stages...
08-19-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,151
Posted By canam73

I joined. But I always have issues with...

I joined.

But I always have issues with Velogames assignments of climber/GC. The Vuelta's seem the most arbitrary.
07-26-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,605
Posted By canam73

Arnaud Demare at last years TDF: ...

Arnaud Demare at last years TDF:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZKpdTAPUXaY/U8us6FbJDuI/AAAAAAAAYks/UyiFu7iJxM4/w1200-h630-p-nu/arnaud-demare-arrete-aller-toilettes-19-juillet-2014-1644057-616x380.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,790
Posted By canam73

Excellent, thanks.

Excellent, thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By canam73

Go to a shop. It will cost more, but your paying...

Go to a shop. It will cost more, but your paying for knowledge. And most importantly, a good fit and set up.

Shop around for the right shop, somebody who will spend time with you and let you try...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,790
Posted By canam73

I have about 4 helmets in my current rotation,...

I have about 4 helmets in my current rotation, but no fake ones (I think). But now I'm intrigued and want one.

Can somebody post links?
05-29-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,066
Posted By canam73

Thanks. I had good luck in that the only...

Thanks.

I had good luck in that the only riders I had drop (Hesjedal and Dumoulin) also seemed to be on everybody elses roster. Usually I end up with about 5 guys finishing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,283
Posted By canam73

Considering a BB30 frame. Have Questions.

I do realize this is an old topic and there are probably some great previous posts or articles that will give me all the info I need. (If you know of one please give me a link.) But my attention has...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canam73

Thank you To KenshiBiker and ColaJacket for the...

Thank you To KenshiBiker and ColaJacket for the suggestions. I use a Caddy Sack for my flat/tool kit in my center pocket and carry the phone wallet in the left. The right is for gels or food if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canam73

Believe it or not I have tried a ziploc before. ...

Believe it or not I have tried a ziploc before. For various reasons I just like having all my personal stuff in one place and organized. This isn't a rookie decision or because I haven't tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canam73

It is a tall boy compared to anything else,...

It is a tall boy compared to anything else, almost 6" in a simple skin. And I agree with you on the little flip phones. Ever since I got this I started wondering if the next thing would be a micro...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canam73

That is the first thing I did and nothing that...

That is the first thing I did and nothing that was waterproof would fit well. I don't know if the Lezyne is hip or not, but for $20 it worked well and was durable. I am willing to pay for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By canam73

Wallet for Galaxy S6

I have been happily using the Lezyne Phone Wallet for my Galaxy S4 for years but my new S6 is a bit too long to fit. Does anyone with an S6 know of something similiar to the Lezyne that it will fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,840
Posted By canam73

12 ounce curls.

12 ounce curls.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 06:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,564
Posted By canam73

I thought this thread was gonna be about beer. ...

I thought this thread was gonna be about beer.

You should try it, works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,841
Posted By canam73

I had a pair of Fiziks that did not work for me...

I had a pair of Fiziks that did not work for me for specifically the reasons you mentioned (my feet aren't like that). But they were probably the nicest built cycling shoes I have ever had and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,302
Posted By canam73

The Novatecs had a definite geometry advantage...

The Novatecs had a definite geometry advantage for Shimano 10sp, but with the 11sp hubs everyone is much closer. Depending on what cassettes you use it might be an advantage to get the Novatec with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 05:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,302
Posted By canam73

Somebody would have a lot of work to do if they...

Somebody would have a lot of work to do if they were going to enforce that standard.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,302
Posted By canam73

Two years later you come roaring in to nit pick a...

Two years later you come roaring in to nit pick a correction I made for someone who was taking it in the opposite direction? Nothing gets by you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By canam73

Yes. Put them on your race specific carbon...

Yes. Put them on your race specific carbon tubular wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By canam73

I like a little marbling in my steak. But the...

I like a little marbling in my steak. But the sausages look good. Maybe Hungarian?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,498
Posted By canam73

Maybe you guys should get Camelbaks.

Maybe you guys should get Camelbaks.
03-21-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By canam73

Wait, who won? I thought there were gonna be...

Wait, who won? I thought there were gonna be spoilers.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By canam73

Datlas is probably right about where to start....

Datlas is probably right about where to start. Ask at your local shops about group rides in your area. Also, the usa cycling site has a portion that lists both teams and clubs for each state with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By canam73

Find a group ride in your area frequented by...

Find a group ride in your area frequented by racers. Ask your questions there. Take advice. You will get dropped. Come back and do it again. When you stick, sign up for a race.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By canam73

Right. Which is why I said you can spot trends.

Right. Which is why I said you can spot trends.
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