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Old 11-02-2009, 11:33 AM   #12541
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What's up w the bear traps?
Clip-ons make me nauseous.
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:35 AM   #12542
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Clip-ons make me nauseous.

It's an affront to your gruppo...
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:36 AM   #12543
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It's an affront to your gruppo...
So I'm led to believe. The guy in the store wretched when I chose them.
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:38 AM   #12544
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So I'm led to believe. The guy in the store wretched when I chose them.

it's like booking a trip for a spacewalk on the shuttle, buying a custom spacesuit, but wearing swim trunks from the waist down.....
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:38 AM   #12545
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it's like booking a trip for a spacewalk on the shuttle, buying a custom spacesuit, but wearing swim trunks from the waist down.....
We've all done that.
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:41 AM   #12546
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We've all done that.

No but seriously, why even have it fitted/custom measured for your ergos if 30 to 40% of your pedaling will be wasted in the upswing?

Why not just get a casual style bike?

(bike snob nob off... )
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:43 AM   #12547
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No but seriously, why even have it fitted/custom measured for your ergos if 30 to 40% of your pedaling will be wasted in the upswing?

Why not just get a casual style bike?

(bike snob nob off... )
They're fitted with toe-clips now, so look even more ridiculous while performing just that wee bit better.
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:49 AM   #12548
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I saw it last week, It's worth seeing. I heard it will probably be released for a second run.

saw it over here in colorado. the theater was packed. good show the beginning was a bit boring when they were interviewing the riders. But I give all the praise to the men and women that ride in this race. what a challenge. It was good to see the "average joes" in the movie
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Old 11-02-2009, 12:17 PM   #12549
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Clip-ons make me nauseous.
The Sean Kelly skool.
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Old 11-02-2009, 12:29 PM   #12550
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Have any of you guys tried the electric Dura Ace set yet?
Can they wire it directly to my brain? I seem to be having issues adapting to sram on my new ride. Fingers just won't do what my brain is telling them to. Too much time on shimano I guess.
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Old 11-02-2009, 12:41 PM   #12551
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Can they wire it directly to my brain? I seem to be having issues adapting to sram on my new ride. Fingers just won't do what my brain is telling them to. Too much time on shimano I guess.


I ain't sayin nuthin.

I've switched between Campy (Sachs actually) and Shimano at the same time without quite as much thinking as I'm doing with the SRAM stuff. I'm getting better tho. Being a newt is hard, m'kay!



edited to add: I was workin for Pearl Izumi and managed to ride myself into a pair of Microsensor Bibs $.10/mi at a time. Too bad I don't have the $$ to replace all 4 pairs of shorts that are gonna need it here soon. Descente is back! LOVED their shorts last time I had em. Gonna switch back when I start makin $$

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Old 11-02-2009, 06:01 PM   #12552
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Clip-ons make me nauseous.
Good thing you didn't pay for that bike. A walmart bike would be just as functional.
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Old 11-02-2009, 10:24 PM   #12553
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The Sean Kelly skool.

I've got a pair of mid 70's NOS Puma Sean Kelly wood soled shoes hanging on a bike in the garage. Very geeky and very cool.
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Old 11-03-2009, 02:08 AM   #12554
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Good thing you didn't pay for that bike. A walmart bike would be just as functional.
If we had Wal-Mart here, I'm sure I'd have been tempted.
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Old 11-03-2009, 02:54 AM   #12555
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Good thing you didn't pay for that bike. A walmart bike would be just as functional.

Yeah, but only dorks like me brag about being a cheap bastard.

(4th place in last weekend's CX race on my oh-so unfashionable aluminum CX bike with a Sora 3x8 drivetrain. Now 3rd in the championship.)
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