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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-26-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By John Montgomery
Best book?

I've had 'Richards Bicycle Book' for years and that gave me a good start, but a lot has changed since then -

I'd rather not buy both Zinn books, but I'd like a good reference to keep my MTB, road...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-11-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By John Montgomery
Raleigh One Way?

Raleigh One Way?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By John Montgomery
For starters, so sorry to hear about this! As a...

For starters, so sorry to hear about this! As a fellow Rochesterian middle school teacher/cyclist I feel for you, and what a lousy time of year for it to happen! (Not that there's a GOOD time to get...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-03-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,063
Posted By John Montgomery
Where the brake levers be at?

Where the brake levers be at?
Forum: Touring 09-02-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By John Montgomery
Good God, he's laid a giant egg!

Good God, he's laid a giant egg!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-02-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By John Montgomery
That was the first, and only, thing to go wrong...

That was the first, and only, thing to go wrong with my bike (knock on wood). I heard it happen and was lucky enough to find the parts. Tightened them up, trouble-free since.
Forum: Northeast 09-02-10, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By John Montgomery
There are some pretty serious hills on the west...

There are some pretty serious hills on the west side of the bay:

http://www.mapmyride.com/route/us/ny/rochester/194128343749198503
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-02-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By John Montgomery
George Costanza says we got no deal with the...

George Costanza says we got no deal with the squirrels.

btw I hate when that happens.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-27-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,850
Posted By John Montgomery
http://www.treehugger.com/tree-grows-bike-small.jp...

http://www.treehugger.com/tree-grows-bike-small.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-27-10, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By John Montgomery
small hole + screw extractor

small hole + screw extractor
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-26-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By John Montgomery
http://www.niagaracycle.com/index.php

http://www.niagaracycle.com/index.php
Forum: Road Cycling 08-26-10, 07:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,529
Posted By John Montgomery
I can do that

I can do that
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-26-10, 07:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,529
Posted By John Montgomery
Sixty-some mile charity ride on a refurbished...

Sixty-some mile charity ride on a refurbished curb side Royce Union - took a while since I broke a spoke or two ;-/

Second longest, 57 miles during a Half-Ironman triathlon (had a better bike by...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-25-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By John Montgomery
No, probably not - and that's an unusual size,...

No, probably not - and that's an unusual size, probably have a tough time finding them, getting tires etc. Issues with brakes reaching the rims, hub widths - ride what you got or get new steel 26s.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-25-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By John Montgomery
Spend around 20 bucks on tires/tubes from Niagara...

Spend around 20 bucks on tires/tubes from Niagara Cycle, put them on your bent wheels and take it from there, at least you'll be rolling...(?)

And you might try a different bike shop, pretty sure...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-25-10, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By John Montgomery
Sounds like you need 26 inch wheels. I would...

Sounds like you need 26 inch wheels. I would highly recommend discussing this with your local bike shop, since there are so many ways to go wrong buying used wheels.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-25-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By John Montgomery
Nature of the beast - they're always tough to get...

Nature of the beast - they're always tough to get off. The only thing you can do is get a good coating of grease or anti-seize on the threads.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-25-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By John Montgomery
I'm used to the 44cm bars on my Raleigh - the...

I'm used to the 44cm bars on my Raleigh - the 38cm bars on my 'new' 70s era Schwinn feel ridiculously narrow!
Forum: Road Cycling 08-25-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 13,754
Posted By John Montgomery
thanks for spoiling the 3 pieces of pizza I just...

thanks for spoiling the 3 pieces of pizza I just ate.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-25-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By John Montgomery
Hmmm is this a cross-chain issue; are you trying...

Hmmm is this a cross-chain issue; are you trying to go big chainring / big cogs?
Forum: Commuting 08-24-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,924
Posted By John Montgomery
Threads Per Inch - I worry more about PSI

Threads Per Inch - I worry more about PSI
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-24-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By John Montgomery
ICE! Freeze a cup of water and use the ice on...

ICE! Freeze a cup of water and use the ice on your knee while you're hanging watching TV. You say it's so take anti-inflammatories, ice, ride and repeat.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By John Montgomery
I've done some minor jobs with the bike hanging...

I've done some minor jobs with the bike hanging from the car rack.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-20-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By John Montgomery
Track stand

Any advice on how to get better at this? It's a traffic thing; if I slow way down far enough before an intersection I can generally time it but the occasional long red light has me wobbling and...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-19-10, 10:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,250
Posted By John Montgomery
Yeah, I remember when you bought that bike; you...

Yeah, I remember when you bought that bike; you got a screamin' deal on it, right?
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