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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-02-12, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Here's an update for all you helpful folks: The...

Here's an update for all you helpful folks: The problem was, indeed, flexion, but not frame. It was wheel. My beleaguered stock wheel had been breaking spokes on the non-drive side for months and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-17-12, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Thanks, that's all good info, and when I replaced...

Thanks, that's all good info, and when I replaced the cable and housings, the condition you describe did exist in the housings for the rear shifter/derailleur.

I am bigger--198 lbs, and I think,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-17-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Frame Flex!

I think you guys have hit the nail on the head, and it's good to know the shifter and the derailleur should work together. By the way, the shop definitely did NOT recommend switching out the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-16-12, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
With the tool. Same distance to rim all the way...

With the tool. Same distance to rim all the way 'round (90 degree intervals).
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-16-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
That said, I will check the hanger again.

That said, I will check the hanger again.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-16-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Thanks, woodway. As it turns out, the bike...

Thanks, woodway. As it turns out, the bike toppled over recently when the wind blew it off its kickstand. The hanger did get bent and I did straighten it so it's good now. When it was bent (and it...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-16-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Jamis Aurora Ghost Shifting When Standing on Pedals

I've been having some trouble with my 2009 Jamis Aurora, which I love.

It's been ghost-shifting (up to a higher gear) when I stand on the pedals going uphill. I like to be able to stand and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,207
Views: 1,011,570
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
I just bought a 1969 Burgundy women's Raleigh...

I just bought a 1969 Burgundy women's Raleigh Sports. It will be a retirement present for a friend and colleague who is moving to the beach. It's in pretty good shape, but I'd like to do the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11,207
Views: 1,011,570
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
I just bought a 1969 Burgundy women's Raleigh...

I just bought a 1969 Burgundy women's Raleigh Sports. It will be a retirement present for a friend and colleague who is moving to the beach. It's in pretty good shape, but I'd like to do the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-29-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Advice on Restoring 1969 Burgundy Raleigh Sports

I just bought a 1969 Burgundy women's Raleigh Sports. It will be a retirement present for a friend and colleague who is moving to the beach. It's in pretty good shape, but I'd like to do the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-27-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,928
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
As a bald man, I consider my helmet a fashion...

As a bald man, I consider my helmet a fashion accessory and skin care device.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-24-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,038
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
No, but based on how well I take care of the...

No, but based on how well I take care of the bikes vs. how well I take care of the car, they might as well be!
Forum: Commuting 02-24-12, 05:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,449
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Had a skull cap but lost it. Now I just use the...

Had a skull cap but lost it. Now I just use the hood of my bike jacket under my helmet. Works fine.
Forum: Commuting 02-24-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,084
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Great that you're committed to all-weather...

Great that you're committed to all-weather biking. Here's what I've found that works well for me in the rain:

1. Top: Showers Pass jacket (or some equivalent). It's water/windproof, and the...
Forum: Commuting 02-21-12, 02:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,298
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
What're you wearing? (I know that sounds dirty,...

What're you wearing? (I know that sounds dirty, but seriously)
Forum: Living Car Free 02-20-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
I haven't eaten two cheeseburgers in years. ...

I haven't eaten two cheeseburgers in years. Cheeseburgers are a rare indulgence for me these days and I hate to think of the havoc two'd play on my middle-aged GI tract.

Let's just say this: ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-19-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,581
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
The owner and service manager of my LBS have sold...

The owner and service manager of my LBS have sold me three bikes--mine, my wife's and my son's. They always service these bikes for free, even though we're well past the 6 mos. of free maintenance...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Gorgeous.

Gorgeous.
Forum: Commuting 02-12-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,522
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
This statement could raise some issues for Usain...

This statement could raise some issues for Usain Bolt (runs around 23 mph).
Forum: Commuting 02-12-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,112
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Heart aches for the 'Vette. Hope it's okay.

Heart aches for the 'Vette. Hope it's okay.
Forum: Commuting 02-10-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 868
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Chris, Keep at it. You won't believe how much...

Chris, Keep at it. You won't believe how much satisfaction you'll get out of the mere act of going to work or running an errand. Everyone who says your aches and pains will recede with time or...
Forum: Commuting 02-10-12, 08:59 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,899
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Good luck with the purchase, now that you've...

Good luck with the purchase, now that you've decided on a new single speed. I was going to agree with Slim and recommend the Jamis Sport Coda. It's a very fine bike and speeds give you more...
Forum: Commuting 02-10-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,450
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Bored117(CA)_________1039.1 (1287.9 total) ...

Bored117(CA)_________1039.1 (1287.9 total)
Aboatguy_____________939.14 (1205.84 total)
MNBikeCommuter (MN)___927 (1244)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________893
augustgarage (CA)_____849.3 (1327.5 total)...
Forum: Commuting 02-09-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,450
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Sad to hear that!

Sad to hear that!
Forum: Commuting 02-09-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,450
Posted By ultimattfrisbee
Bored117(CA)_________925.4 (1156.2 total) ...

Bored117(CA)_________925.4 (1156.2 total)
Aboatguy_____________912.22 (1180.02 total)
Silk (BC/CAN)_________893
augustgarage (CA)_____849.3 (1327.5 total)
audi666 (PA)___________720 (898 total)...
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