• Court that handed down £35 fine for collision that killed cyclist decides on £110 fine for hitting parked car1 year 24 weeks agoSo everyone... what kind of

    So everyone... what kind of tyres to you all use?

  • Mark Cavendish makes winning start with Omega Pharma-Quick Step1 year 24 weeks ago'Fast bike' 'team 100%' a bit

    'Fast bike' 'team 100%' a bit of re-Venge hey?

  • Phil Liggett says Lance Armstrong's accusers were motivated by jealousy1 year 24 weeks agoSam1 wrote:theclaw

    Sam1 wrote:
    theclaw wrote:
    pwake wrote:

    And it's not just his former supporters; he's still driving a lot of traffic to this site and Paul Kimmage has made a career off the back of LA. Speaking of Kimmage, I remember him as the next big thing in Irish cycling after Kelly & Roche and after finishing sixth (I think) in the World Amateur RR Champs and I can understand his bitterness/disillusionment with the sport; he really was a bright star in the making. But he knows, for sure, that to make a name for yourself you go for the big names. He did it with LA; now it looks like he's out of material there, he's started on Wiggo.

    pwake what a complete and utter load of drivel. You are obviously very bitter that your idol has been snuffed out and kicked out of sport. Maybe also you are bitter because in the end, Kimmage, Walsh etc have actually proved to be better at their jobs than Lance was at his? Is that what you're grinding your axe about?? Kimmage and Walsh and Ballester arr high quality, extremely competent journalists whose work extends far beyond their investigations of Lance Armstrong.

    There's no doubt that Kimmage wrote about and stood up to Armstrong in press conferences eg Tour of Cali in 09 when very few others apart from Walsh, would do so. But just to be correct: he didnt do any investigative journalism unlike Walsh and Ballester. He based his articles on his unerring believe that Armstrong was cheating (bolstered of course by Walsh and co's investigative findings and the results e.g. LA Confidential).

    Kimmage is not, nor has he ever been, an investigative journalist.

    No doubt this is going to unleash a tirade from you for seeming to bismirch him but this is the case.

    Sam1 no this is not going to unleash a tirade of any type - to the best of my knowledge, you appear to be correct when you state that Walsh/Ballester did more investigative journalism whilst Kimmage stood up and joined some of the dots that these investigations threw up. It doesn't take away from the fact that he was one of the very few to publicly stand up to Lance, nor does it take away from the comment that he is a high quality journalist who also writes excellent pieces away from cycling. He never needed Lance to survive, period. And he doesn't need Wiggo to survive either - he will carry on doing high quality journalism for quite a while, me thinks. And no, I don't think you are seeking to bismirch him.

  • Hands-on with Garmin’s new Edge 8101 year 24 weeks agoBuggy according to Garmin

    Buggy according to Garmin Forums, anyone bought one that can challenge these assertions?

    https://forums.garmin.com/showthread.php?33786-Bugs

  • Saddle lock design wins Red Dot award1 year 24 weeks agohi kiwimike,not much of an

    hi kiwimike,not much of an problem with my vanmoof perhaps the mudguards but thier steel.ive painted them once yeah otherwise everything is ok[im doing 25km every day

  • Phil Liggett says Lance Armstrong's accusers were motivated by jealousy1 year 24 weeks agoMuppets. I wonder what the

    Muppets. I wonder what the working conditions are like in the mine? Who cares as long as you get your money eh Phil!

  • Mule Bar Kicks Energy Gel (box of 24)1 year 24 weeks agoThanks for all the comments

    Thanks for all the comments guys - we'd love to give @ nbrus and @ FMOAB some samples. Email us mules@mulebar.com with your addresses

    Thanks

  • Phil Liggett says Lance Armstrong's accusers were motivated by jealousy1 year 24 weeks agoVery bored now. Move on

    Very bored now. Move on Yawn

  • Game Suggestions1 year 24 weeks agoOn the 'My Team' and 'Pick

    On the 'My Team' and 'Pick team' views, would it be possible to have the riders listed in order of value rather the order in which they were picked? This would make it easier when managing multiiple transfers. Maybe even the option to sort your team however you wanted, e.g. role, value, points scored, etc.

  • Phil Liggett says Lance Armstrong's accusers were motivated by jealousy1 year 24 weeks agoubercurmudgeon wrote:Those

    ubercurmudgeon wrote:
    Those two have zero credibility as commentators now.

    time for Rendell and Boulting...

  • Howies NBL Half Zip Merino base layer1 year 24 weeks agoThanks for the review and the

    Thanks for the review and the feedback @Jezzag.

    We live in our Merino and it's always great to hear other people do too.

  • Doubts raised over reasons for UCI Independent Commission hearing delay1 year 24 weeks agoI think potentially what the

    I think potentially what the UCI is trying to do is drag more sports into this so that they can shift some of the attention away from cycling and onto sports which maybe have similar doping issues but aren't as strong at fighting them.

    In itself that's not a bad thing but as ever the UCI seems to be going about things in the worst possible way.

  • Crank length1 year 24 weeks agohttp://www.stevehoggbikefitti

    http://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/blog/2011/06/crank-length-which-one/

  • Planet X launch Pro Carbon in sub-£1,000 SRAM Rival build1 year 24 weeks agoI would never go for cheap

    I would never go for cheap carbon, would always prefer to go high end alloy at this end of the market personally.

    If the biggest brands in the world that have bulk buying power can't produce a carbon road bike for £1000, it does tell you that something isn't going to be up to par with this bike.

    I had a friend who recently brought a Planet X whippet MTB frame because he wanted to go "Lighter" than his Trek carbon frame. On paper it was about 300g lighter however when the shop actually built it up it was 100g heavier and didn't ride as well as it did before. The shop had weighed the frame and it was heavier that his Trek frameset.

    Just becuase something is "cheap" doesn't always make it a good buy your always much better to get to your LBS talk to a specialist and take some bikes out to try instead.

  • TDU Stage 11 year 24 weeks ago99 points for purist so OK

    99 points for purist so OK with that but a shocking 68 for standard and switching Guardini and Kittel for Kelderman and DeMare for stage 2.....wrong UniSA rider in both teams with Watson standard and Howson pure but with the way Kerby rode and with the comments of Pat Jonker it seems that there may well be a UniSA attack on every stage.

    Can't wait for a bit of Gorilla/Manx action this season Big Grin

  • Glasgow to host 2013 British national road race championships, which include TT for first time1 year 24 weeks agoRumour is 8 mile loop out

    Rumour is 8 mile loop out through the West End. So it might include Crow Road, just not that Crow Road.

  • Mark Cavendish makes winning start with Omega Pharma-Quick Step1 year 24 weeks ago"fast bike" like that one as

    "fast bike" like that one as well Wink

  • Mark Cavendish makes winning start with Omega Pharma-Quick Step1 year 24 weeks ago"It is so nice to have a team

    "It is so nice to have a team with me that is 100 per cent committed. "

    a compliment and a little dig in the same sentence, nice Wink

  • Crank length1 year 24 weeks agoIt's all to do with leg

    It's all to do with leg length, so manufactures, assume as a rider gets taller, their legs get longer, therefore increase the length of the crank arms (from the bottom bracket, to the pedal spindle). And vice versa, shorter riders get shorter cranks.
    The only way to see if it is a major problem for yourself is to go and test ride the said machine.

    Hope this helps,

    Rob
    @we8ster

  • Phil Liggett says Lance Armstrong's accusers were motivated by jealousy1 year 24 weeks agotheclaw wrote:pwake

    theclaw wrote:
    pwake wrote:

    And it's not just his former supporters; he's still driving a lot of traffic to this site and Paul Kimmage has made a career off the back of LA. Speaking of Kimmage, I remember him as the next big thing in Irish cycling after Kelly & Roche and after finishing sixth (I think) in the World Amateur RR Champs and I can understand his bitterness/disillusionment with the sport; he really was a bright star in the making. But he knows, for sure, that to make a name for yourself you go for the big names. He did it with LA; now it looks like he's out of material there, he's started on Wiggo.

    pwake what a complete and utter load of drivel. You are obviously very bitter that your idol has been snuffed out and kicked out of sport. Maybe also you are bitter because in the end, Kimmage, Walsh etc have actually proved to be better at their jobs than Lance was at his? Is that what you're grinding your axe about?? Kimmage and Walsh and Ballester arr high quality, extremely competent journalists whose work extends far beyond their investigations of Lance Armstrong.

    There's no doubt that Kimmage wrote about and stood up to Armstrong in press conferences eg Tour of Cali in 09 when very few others apart from Walsh, would do so. But just to be correct: he didnt do any investigative journalism unlike Walsh and Ballester. He based his articles on his unerring believe that Armstrong was cheating (bolstered of course by Walsh and co's investigative findings and the results e.g. LA Confidential).

    Kimmage is not, nor has he ever been, an investigative journalist.

    No doubt this is going to unleash a tirade from you for seeming to bismirch him but this is the case.

  • Soup and Souplesse.1 year 24 weeks agoThink of this sort of XC ski

    Think of this sort of XC ski as a nice cafe-to-cafe hackette on a road bike and now consider the next step up, the equivalent of 4 pannier loaded touring on a chunky Thorn, which is hut-to-hut touring in Scandanavia.

    Still completely and properly human powered, but also still without chains and transmissions to look mournfully at after a day in the snow. (We'll just pretend that klister wax doesn't exist until you're properly hooked...)

  • Phil Liggett says Lance Armstrong's accusers were motivated by jealousy1 year 24 weeks agoPhil - if your in a hole stop

    Phil - if your in a hole stop digging

  • TDU Stage 11 year 24 weeks agoTransferred out EBH and

    Transferred out EBH and Renshaw! Crying Had Kerby though Smile Smile Shouldn't have paid so much attention to the classic! Not a good indicator. Still, not too far down really, a lot to play for, as no-one did very well.

  • High cost of Campag & Shimano brake spares.1 year 24 weeks agoOr not comparing apples with

    Or not comparing apples with apples. When did you first buy your Weinman pads, 1980? 105 pads have replaceable inserts as do current Veloce. The old style Veloce one piece pads can be changed for cartridge systems and Clarkes pads can be sourced for either of these at about £6 a pair.

  • TDU Stage 11 year 24 weeks agoGkam84 wrote:Snap, annoying

    Gkam84 wrote:
    Snap, annoying that I transferred out points yesterday.

    You looked at the csv? Do you put in rankings like Finish Line 1,2,3, or points gained Thinking

    Gonna look at it now, fell asleep after my last post