Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:21 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 21 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2

How many flats do you get a year?
1 or less 40%  40%  [ 25 ]
2-5 44%  44%  [ 28 ]
6-8 10%  10%  [ 6 ]
9-10 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
11 or more 6%  6%  [ 4 ]
Total votes: 63
Author Message
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:35 pm 
Offline
Banned
User avatar

Joined: Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:33 am
Posts: 3468
Location: Hamilton, Canada
Mottsauce wrote:
Are you a 19th century British butler? I'm an English teacher and rarely encounter diction such as yours. Welcome to WW though...lots of characters around here.


by jove, Bully!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:45 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Feb 25, 2007 4:38 am
Posts: 90
Chasing Dreams wrote:
Frankie was mad. Mad for power, so he decided to pick on me. I still haven't found out if liposuction is considered doping, even after googling it.

I'm asking because the pros seem to get so many flats in their races that it would make more sense for them to run more durable tires than those cheap tubulars.

I'm wondering if other people get flats as often as the pros do and don't you get frustrated by all the occurrences. I have only ever gotten one flat while out riding my bike and that was because I was riding on worn down tires. Every other time I have had a slow leak and my tires flatted while not being used. I can count the total number of flats in all my riding on my hands!


Man, seriously, go look at the anti-doping rules. No, liposuction isn't considered doping. Now, for anyone near pro level, they'd have to scavenge fat cells from all over their body, which would be pretty unpleasant I think. It's no more illegal than getting your ears pinned back (if it gave you an aero advantage).

As for the pros, they have a car behind them with spare wheels. The benefits of those "cheap tubulars" far outweigh the performance issues from "more durable" tires. There's lots of other factors too. Have you seen how crummy the surface of some of the roads they race on is?

_________________
shut up and ride


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 5:20 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jun 16, 2006 1:23 am
Posts: 86
Location: Sweden
Last time I used tubulars I got a fair share of punctures. Now for a couple of years I have gone with clinchers and had less than one puncture a year.
This season however I use tubulars on my racing (and good weather posing) wheels so it'll be interesting to see how they will behave puncture wise.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:53 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:16 pm
Posts: 167
Location: Europe
Last year I got only one puncture on Pro2 Races. And when I punctured I hit a pothole at 45km/h.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:30 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:41 am
Posts: 345
Location: FINLAND
Also only one puncture and could you belive it...on rollers??? :shock: Damn little stone blow my almost new corsa cx tubular.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 8:31 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 23, 2007 11:22 am
Posts: 3657
Location: Leg hurty
On average 2 or 3 per season, always at the wrong time. :lol:
Congratulations on top hole parlence in the queens english! :o

_________________
Pedalling Law Student.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 21 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Flat bar cx bike

in Cyclocross / Gravel / Touring

garyhgaryh

14

1013

Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:32 pm

Citizenfox View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Parlee Altum Disc, Flat Bar

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

madcow

16

1923

Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:27 pm

cdtf View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Flat top compact drop bar advice

in Road

Devon

11

623

Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:35 pm

audiojan View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Flat profile full carbon saddle w/cutout

in Road

nickf

7

555

Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:18 am

NGtim View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: LionelB and 5 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited