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09-13-08, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,534
Views: 2,453,392
Posted By Motophoto

Yes Cyclingfatty I do live around some really big...

Yes Cyclingfatty I do live around some really big hills, not sure why I left it in that strange gear combo. Apparently you have to change what you eat ....and.... bike a lot to get off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-06, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Motophoto

Anyone Ever Put Loctite On Your Nipples?

Has anyone ever used Loctite on your spoke nipples to keep them from loosening up? I have a rear wheel that the spokes get loose after almost every ride. It is a 32 spoke Araya rim and I am a big guy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-06, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Motophoto

Ooh, Oooh, let me be the first to say... Pedal...

Ooh, Oooh, let me be the first to say... Pedal Force:) . They have a good web site to give you an idea of prices with many different combinations of parts. I got one of their QS2 frames and parts...
07-28-06, 05:44 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,623
Posted By Motophoto

That would be 8 p.m. on CNN for those of us in...

That would be 8 p.m. on CNN for those of us in the "fly-over" central time zone:rolleyes: .
07-28-06, 08:17 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,623
Posted By Motophoto

Well I am sure this will come as no surprise to...

Well I am sure this will come as no surprise to anyone but Floyd Landis has canceled his appearance for Friday (today) on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Motophoto

Dont I feel silly for disclosing that info. now:o...

Dont I feel silly for disclosing that info. now:o . I dont know about preventing the problem but if you are having real problems with it (prostitis)you will not be getting on a bicycle seat:eek: .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Motophoto

Great photos, I have a camera like yours, a D100,...

Great photos, I have a camera like yours, a D100, its true what they say once you go digital you will never go back to film. Those were good shots on the race track (thanks for the shooting info.), I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 10:35 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,850
Posted By Motophoto

Thanks DrPete I did not know Landis has a pass...

Thanks DrPete I did not know Landis has a pass for Cortisone treatments for his hip. But what was that unlucky guys name that got kicked out for it afer getting a shot for a bee sting?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Motophoto

I have the Selle San Marco Aspide Arrowhead (cut...

I have the Selle San Marco Aspide Arrowhead (cut out in the center of saddle), the saddle is hard but comfortable (at least to me). As someone with this problem for many years, my advise is to drink...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 10:01 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,850
Posted By Motophoto

As far as Cortizone goes in the Tour, it is...

As far as Cortizone goes in the Tour, it is baned. What was the guys name a few years back that got stung by a bee and needed a Cortizone shot, bada bing he's out of the race, seems unfair. I am sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 09:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,886
Posted By Motophoto

I paid way too much for my carbon fiber Zipp...

I paid way too much for my carbon fiber Zipp bottle cages not to use them. I am also not sure how comfy it would be to wear one of those things when its over 90 out. But hey to each his/her own one...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 08:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,850
Posted By Motophoto

CNN said the failed test was after stage 17,...

CNN said the failed test was after stage 17, where he had the best ride ever in The Tour Of France. I hope it is not the case but testosterone can be used to speed a recovery, and God knows he needed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,562
Posted By Motophoto

I have a can of the Vittoria Pit Stop Velcroed...

I have a can of the Vittoria Pit Stop Velcroed under my seat bag just incase one of my Conti. Sprinters gets a flat. Puts my mind at ease just knowing its there. I have not had reason to use the...
07-25-06, 08:45 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,623
Posted By Motophoto

Don't know if it has already been posted or not...

Don't know if it has already been posted or not but Landis will be on Leno this Friday. That would be 7/28/06 on NBC at 10:35 p.m. Central time for you farmer folks:rolleyes: .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 12:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,702
Posted By Motophoto

What Are The Cheapest Bikes Used In The Tour Of France?

Just wondering what pro team bikes used in The Tour Of France are the cheapest to buy? Cervelo,Giant,Trek?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Motophoto

Sorry botto I thought I said which wheels, typing...

Sorry botto I thought I said which wheels, typing while working:rolleyes: . I am using Araya Aero One rims with Ulterga hubs, tubular Sprinter tires. The bike stops great in the dry but in full rain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Motophoto

Brakes In The Rain?

I took a little ride last Sunday which turned into a rain ride and found a new problem. I can not stop in the rain:eek: . The rims dont have a machined brake surface but I am using new Dura Ace...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Motophoto

I am looking at it as a get me home in an...

I am looking at it as a get me home in an emergency kind of thing without having to carry a spare tubular tire. The guy at the LBS said some of the TT riders were putting in their tires from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Motophoto

Tubular Salvation

Just picked up a little can of Vittoria Pit Stop Road Racing, the maker says it will repair and air up a tubular tire by injecting latex-foam into the tire. Vittoria says it adds 18g to the repaired...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-06, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 889
Posted By Motophoto

There are a few places you can get Sprinters for...

There are a few places you can get Sprinters for around $40. I have got some from Totalcycling.com for $38-41 depending on the exchange rate. Go for the all black ones they look great and are newer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-06, 10:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 889
Posted By Motophoto

I dont know but $40 for my Sprinters seems pretty...

I dont know but $40 for my Sprinters seems pretty good to me compared to clincher tires and tube prices. And yes I am starting to have a garage full old Araya tubular Aero One rims (320g per rim dont...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 874
Posted By Motophoto

Thanks for posting the photos SaddleBags, I have...

Thanks for posting the photos SaddleBags, I have trouble just finding the enter key on the computer:o .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-06, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 874
Posted By Motophoto

Robbie McEwen = John Leguizamo ?

Has anyone else noticed that when Robbie McEwen crosses the finish line he looks just like the actor John Leguizamo? Or is it Leguizamo... you know you never see the two of them together:rolleyes: .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-06, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By Motophoto

Man you guys have some good shots from the bike....

Man you guys have some good shots from the bike. I am a photographer and still think I will hurt myself really bad if I get the camera out there while riding:eek: .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-06, 08:15 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,427
Posted By Motophoto

Man I wish I could get some of that Cervelo ad...

Man I wish I could get some of that Cervelo ad money. As I sit here at work watching the TDF in my Avid edit bay I am pretty sure I could write, shoot and edit one of their ads in a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-06, 07:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,427
Posted By Motophoto

You know as someone in the TV biz I have to say...

You know as someone in the TV biz I have to say the Cervelo commercials don't bother me at all. They get their point across and the somewhat low production values made me look up at them where if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Motophoto

Ahaa, but you guys forget...they look very cool....

Ahaa, but you guys forget...they look very cool. There are some decent carbon bars for around $150 (FSA K-Force).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-06, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,342
Posted By Motophoto

Hey Ostuni, isn't it time for you to be buying a...

Hey Ostuni, isn't it time for you to be buying a QS2-S size 55 :rolleyes: , just kidding that new frame sure looks nice, must fight the urge...must fight the urge to buy:) .
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-06, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,009
Posted By Motophoto

I can not say enough about the Honda spray wax...

I can not say enough about the Honda spray wax cleaner, it works great on everything. I have been using it for over 10 years on my Mercedes Benz, Ducati, boat and bicycles with no problems. It gets...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-06, 03:26 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,635
Posted By Motophoto

You are probably right in that the QS2 is six...

You are probably right in that the QS2 is six pounds lighter than my last road bike and that is what I am feeling. Its just so damn light.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-06, 12:43 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,635
Posted By Motophoto

I have never had a carbon bike before and it kind...

I have never had a carbon bike before and it kind of feels a little flexie after riding al. and steel bikes, how long will it take until I get used to the QS2 road feel?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By Motophoto

Man I feel your pain, really I do. It will get...

Man I feel your pain, really I do. It will get better in a few weeks but will hurt the most those first few steps in the morning. My left ankle/leg was broken in a accident while I was shooting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 01:22 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,635
Posted By Motophoto

Arrr... sorry about the photo size, I fixed it. I...

Arrr... sorry about the photo size, I fixed it. I will try to add some more photos later.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-06, 02:28 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,635
Posted By Motophoto

Well here is my QS2 after many months....

Well here is my QS2 after many months. http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/4369/resize1tl.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Wow not sure how the photos got soo big. I just got the bike built after many...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-06, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,718
Posted By Motophoto

I have one of these Saris trunk racks and have...

I have one of these Saris trunk racks and have been using it for about a year with out any real problems. I did get some little foam pads from the hardware store that have a sticky backing and put...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-06, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Motophoto

Now That Felt Good!

Just got back from my first ride after being on crutches for over two months and it felt very good. I am glad I decided to take the Klein Attitude MTB with slicks and not the road bike as I about...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-06, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,874
Posted By Motophoto

I have a pair of old Araya Aero One tubular rims...

I have a pair of old Araya Aero One tubular rims (300g) on Ultegra hubs and they come in right at 1400g and if you used Dura Ace hubs you could get it down well under 1400g. I think they are pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-06, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Motophoto

I have not heard of the brand but if the group...

I have not heard of the brand but if the group set and wheels are like new it would be a pretty good deal for that price. Offer him/her $650 see if you can walk away with a steal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-06, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By Motophoto

I would think the wheels on the 1500 would do...

I would think the wheels on the 1500 would do just fine for your friend. I have to say I am starting to think that how long a wheel can last under a heavier rider has more to do with how they ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 02:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,608
Posted By Motophoto

Very nice wheels, I was just about to ask you to...

Very nice wheels, I was just about to ask you to post a pix of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-06, 10:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,608
Posted By Motophoto

Oooo those carbon cranks look nice. I to am...

Oooo those carbon cranks look nice. I to am having a Pedal Force QS2 frame being built up at the LBS now (dont trust myself with tools). I got a Dura Ace group set for $1000 so with that deal and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-06, 08:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,624
Posted By Motophoto

DrPete I was looking at getting a Polar cs200cad...

DrPete I was looking at getting a Polar cs200cad and was wondering if it displays the percentage of your max heart rate in digits or just as that little bar graph?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 08:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,037
Posted By Motophoto

Thanks for the input guys. And yes for what I do...

Thanks for the input guys. And yes for what I do on a bike it really does not matter that much which wheels I use, I just have grown to like the look of the more aero wheels. I guess the ones I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By Motophoto

How much power transfer difference could there be...

How much power transfer difference could there be between road pedals with carbon soled road shoes and SPD MTB pedals and a carbon soled MTB shoe? There must be a way of making a road shoe you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,037
Posted By Motophoto

Sounds pretty good could you give me his name and...

Sounds pretty good could you give me his name and phone#?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Motophoto

Ahh yes the old tire in a bag trick. I guess that...

Ahh yes the old tire in a bag trick. I guess that is why my spare looks like a donut that has been out in the sun too long lotek.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By Motophoto

How Big A Geek Am I

How big a geek am I? I have put Shimano SPD 959 MTB pedals on my new 06 Pedal Force road bike. Before I am ban from the Road Cycling Form let me explain. After having a ankle fusion sugery I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,037
Posted By Motophoto

I forgot about those, they do look good. What did...

I forgot about those, they do look good. What did it end up costing you for the set of Deep-V's after having them built up?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Motophoto

How Do You Carry Your Spare Tubular?

How do you carry your spare tubular tire? In a bag, under your saddle, straped to the seat tube, in a spare bottle cage or just over your shoulder.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-06, 01:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,037
Posted By Motophoto

Good Daily Aero Wheels

Well I guess I might as well step into the new century and buy some clincher wheels after riding tubulars for the past 20 years. Looking for some ideas, I would like to have a aero looking wheel that...
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