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Forum: Touring 12-18-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 788
Posted By hueyhoolihan
2 man tent. 3-season down bag, thermarest pro,...

2 man tent. 3-season down bag, thermarest pro, regular cycling shoes, socks, long winter tights w/pad, long sleeve polypro top, lightweight long-sleeved turtle-neck fleece, full finger gloves, neck...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-18-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,831
Posted By hueyhoolihan
"it does get easier, when you go...

"it does get easier, when you go slower".
Forum: Road Cycling 12-17-15, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,914
Posted By hueyhoolihan
gotch'a. makes sense. :thumb:

gotch'a. makes sense. :thumb:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-17-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,958
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i hear Park Tool has a solid tire tread wear...

i hear Park Tool has a solid tire tread wear indicator on the drawing boards as we speak (est MSRP $65).
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-17-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,958
Posted By hueyhoolihan
did a little digging... at (source Bike Rumor...

did a little digging... at (source Bike Rumor article (http://www.bikerumor.com/2015/02/16/preview-tannus-lightweight-solid-road-tire/)) 380gm for 23mm, it's probably an advantage weight wise, in as...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-17-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,914
Posted By hueyhoolihan
was the set-back seatpost a personal choice, or a...

was the set-back seatpost a personal choice, or a recommendation? i ask because it looks like the saddle is set as far forward as possible as if to minimize the set-back.

anyway, i don't think i...
Forum: Touring 12-17-15, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By hueyhoolihan
don't think i'd want to spend a lot on waterproof...

don't think i'd want to spend a lot on waterproof panniers that make me feel guilty about hiding from the rain when on tour. :lol: i value having a really good reason, other than just being a wimp,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-17-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By hueyhoolihan
you know... this might just be a simpler...

you know... this might just be a simpler solution... the freehubs often come with very thin shim(s) from the factory. the purpose of which, i assume, is to set the left hand threaded race to bottom...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-17-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i'm pretty sure that shimano freehubs have two...

i'm pretty sure that shimano freehubs have two sets of splines. one for the cogs, and another set to keep the freehub from twisting.

ahhhh... found a pic.

the splines on the hub shell, just to...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,164
Posted By hueyhoolihan
let me guess. forced to choose, you'd take the...

let me guess. forced to choose, you'd take the 6800... :)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-16-15, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 673
Posted By hueyhoolihan
if i wanted to make that hub work on those...

if i wanted to make that hub work on those dropouts, i would look for any spacers or extra washers on the hub, then remove them. it may be necessary, if that is successful and it fits, to cut off...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,164
Posted By hueyhoolihan
does Santa trade in "20 years off my age"...

does Santa trade in "20 years off my age" coupons? ... make it thirty, it ain't happ'n anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,268
Posted By hueyhoolihan
compared to MTB spds they are not walkable....

compared to MTB spds they are not walkable. people using them still walk like ducks, they just don't fall down as often. but look like they might. :lol:
Forum: Touring 12-16-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 901
Posted By hueyhoolihan
making a balance scale out of a couple of Snapple...

making a balance scale out of a couple of Snapple bottles, string, ruler and a decorative Styrofoam christmas tree, should be a piece of cake for a seasoned pannier maker like you. :lol:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-16-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By hueyhoolihan
a weld will work fine. this is from experience....

a weld will work fine. this is from experience. even galling will work well.

i removed the ball bearings on a shimano freehub and replaced them with a finishing nail that i had bent into a ring....
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-15, 01:48 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,577
Posted By hueyhoolihan
this guy probably has over a couple hundred. but...

this guy probably has over a couple hundred. but apparently that's not enough...

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Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-15, 01:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 933
Posted By hueyhoolihan
IME, a FD plays no part in keeping the chain on...

IME, a FD plays no part in keeping the chain on the chainring. if it is coming off there is something amiss.

because you mentioned your big chainring is already bent. i think i would get a new...
Forum: Touring 12-15-15, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By hueyhoolihan
1) yes, should not be a problem. 2) i don't...

1) yes, should not be a problem.

2) i don't think it makes much difference.

3) maps are good.

remember, this is coming from someone that did the vast majority of their touring before GPS...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 12-15-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,106
Posted By hueyhoolihan
lies or not, of the dopers, SOMEBODY and SOME...

lies or not, of the dopers, SOMEBODY and SOME TEAM will always be the best among them.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-15-15, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By hueyhoolihan
interesting... i've never seen that many holes...

interesting... i've never seen that many holes that big in a rim like that. i probably wouldn't try to cover them, and see if they cause a problem. if so, i'm not sure what i would do. probably get...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-15-15, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i've noticed, looking at my five decade span of...

i've noticed, looking at my five decade span of bikes, that as the bicycle frame's main triangle tube diameters go, so go, head tubes, rims, stems, BBs, handlebar stem clamping areas, and seat tubes....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-15-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By hueyhoolihan
mine's pristine... maybe i'll sell it :lol:. a...

mine's pristine... maybe i'll sell it :lol:. a Tange would do just as nicely. in fact i probably have a couple of usable ones in my bike junk box. :thumb:

i see it's already been reduced to 160....
Forum: Touring 12-15-15, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i think vendors are getting the message that...

i think vendors are getting the message that their customers are, in general, an impatient lot. :)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-15-15, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By hueyhoolihan
one thing worth mentioning, because i've removed...

one thing worth mentioning, because i've removed the shoes on my Sturmey Archer coaster brake hub a few times and ridden it that way as an experiment, is that i don't think backpedaling will be as...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-15-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
Posted By hueyhoolihan
one nice thing about a high price at Art's: free...

one nice thing about a high price at Art's: free shipping. :thumb:i think i would order one tire at a time. just because... :lol:

BTW, just picked up a Tiagra RD from them. didn't get free...
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