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Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-11, 12:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,132
Posted By sheba
Glacier National Park ...

Glacier National Park

http://img830.imageshack.us/img830/5576/biketrip53m.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By sheba
Yeah, I see you can get cheap small tools. I...

Yeah, I see you can get cheap small tools. I just think it's lame shimano had to not use a standard hex key hole.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By sheba
What 2 dollar shimano plastic one?

What 2 dollar shimano plastic one?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By sheba
Nope, the star pattern is not a standard torx...

Nope, the star pattern is not a standard torx size. It's a proprietary shimano thing. There are only two tools out there for it: Park BBT-9 and Park BBT-10.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By sheba
It would be useful to be able to preload one's...

It would be useful to be able to preload one's bottom bracket with only a multi-tool.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By sheba
hollowtech fixing bolts with hex heads?

Are there such things anywhere as hollowtech fixing bolts with hex heads instead of that stupid shimano star pattern?

http://www.universalcycles.com/images//attributes/large/36817.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-30-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By sheba
Uniglide removal tool? Are you talking about a...

Uniglide removal tool? Are you talking about a chainwhip?
Is this a cassette here or a thread on freewheel?
Forum: Commuting 08-26-09, 02:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,557
Posted By sheba
I find myself annoyed at this situation alot. I...

I find myself annoyed at this situation alot. I guess I've analyzed my feelings on a social-political level, but this line of reasoning makes sense to me. I usually just wait them out; why be in a...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-09, 12:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,574
Posted By sheba
Oh I love riding in the rain/snow/whatever...

Oh I love riding in the rain/snow/whatever inclement weather. Lets be honest though, after a couple solid hours of riding in a hard rain, I don't care what kind of super gore-tex shell you're...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-24-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 87,898
Posted By sheba
Where: Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Population...

Where: Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Population 65,000. We have nice cold snowy winters and usually hot/humid summers.

What: A couple bikes. One fixed gear/singlespeed with full fenders and rack for...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-24-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 44,712
Posted By sheba
Every time I check this thread out, I end up...

Every time I check this thread out, I end up getting so annoyed.
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-11-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 310,784
Posted By sheba
About a year ago I stumbled upon this bike on the...

About a year ago I stumbled upon this bike on the web. This bike is made by Project Rwanda (http://projectrwanda.org/cargo-bike) and has already been distributed to several thousand coffee farmers...
Forum: Touring 07-26-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 1,597,766
Posted By sheba
My fully loaded Coffee Bike in Glacier National...

My fully loaded Coffee Bike in Glacier National Park this summer.

http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/8979/coffeebikeloganpass.jpg
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-04-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,702
Posted By sheba
Well, the xtracycle bags only have the 3 straps...

Well, the xtracycle bags only have the 3 straps going around the bag as well. A lot of the load is definitely on the middle strap over the front. I don't think it should be an issue though. I did...
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-03-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,702
Posted By sheba
Well, I received more webbing yesterday and...

Well, I received more webbing yesterday and finished up the first bag. The final product is definitely sweet.

http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/75/bagcompletempm7.jpg...
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-26-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,702
Posted By sheba
So I've got a prototype bag nearly completed ,...

So I've got a prototype bag nearly completed , but I ran out of webbing and tri-glides for the moment. For my first attempt at sewing heavy cordura and nylon webbing and such, the prototype is...
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-26-09, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,702
Posted By sheba
Yeah, I plan on bringing along a 24tooth for...

Yeah, I plan on bringing along a 24tooth for mountain passes and such.
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-26-09, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,702
Posted By sheba
Part number BR9121. You can check it out in QBP...

Part number BR9121. You can check it out in QBP here (http://harriscyclery.net/page.cfm?PageID=49&action=details&sku=BR9121).

The hose clamps that came with it were junk.
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-20-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 310,784
Posted By sheba
http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/8758/coffeebike...

http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/8758/coffeebikecomplete2mra6.jpg (http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/1243/coffeebikecomplete2de3.jpg)

The Coffee Bike
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-20-09, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,702
Posted By sheba
new Coffee Bike - longtail

http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/8758/coffeebikecomplete2mra6.jpg (http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/1243/coffeebikecomplete2de3.jpg)

About a year ago I was checking out cargo bikes on the...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-05-08, 12:59 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 76,629
Posted By sheba
Last night through this morning. 10 degrees F...

Last night through this morning. 10 degrees F and light snowfall.
Windproof beanie, helmet, t-shirt, wool sweater, Columbia jacket outer softshell, tights, Dickies, thick wool socks, cycling shoes...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-26-08, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By sheba
One cause of this could be the actual frame. Is...

One cause of this could be the actual frame. Is the bottom bracket exactly centered? Or maybe someone faced the bottom bracket improperly and took more material off one side than the other....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-24-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By sheba
It wouldn't be bad. I've never used it. You...

It wouldn't be bad. I've never used it. You should try it and tell us how well it works.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By sheba
The problem probably has nothing to do with you...

The problem probably has nothing to do with you QR skewer. Is your BB7 caliper set pretty tight before the ride? Is it rubbing slightly before the ride? This may cause it to heat up and expand....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-08, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By sheba
I throw my bike in the living room and ride it...

I throw my bike in the living room and ride it tomorrow.
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