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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-19-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By J.C. Koto
I also have a B&M Toplight Line Brake Plus and...

I also have a B&M Toplight Line Brake Plus and the connectors for the standlight supercap failed recently so I had to take apart the housing to fix it and I'll say, the physical construction of the...
Forum: Touring 06-06-16, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By J.C. Koto
I like 'em! They have that classic utilitarian...

I like 'em! They have that classic utilitarian quality which I find very appealing.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-05-16, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By J.C. Koto
These kinds of clicks are really frustrating to...

These kinds of clicks are really frustrating to track down. Before you take anything apart I suggest carefully examining the frame all around the BB shell looking for any small cracks.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-18-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,361
Posted By J.C. Koto
Yeah, usually it's probably gone but sometimes...

Yeah, usually it's probably gone but sometimes one gets lucky. I had a nice HardRock stolen from my garage in 1994, filed a police report and all that, then got a call in 1998 that they found my...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-16, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By J.C. Koto
So is it made from first cold-pressed,...

So is it made from first cold-pressed, extra-virgin sheep or what?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-15-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 818
Posted By J.C. Koto
FYI, as of this moment your link is going to a...

FYI, as of this moment your link is going to a "UFOs, Conspiracy Theorists, Lunatic Fringe" forum, not even a particular post, just the list of threads. I don't know if that was your intention or if...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-11-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 818
Posted By J.C. Koto
I think you're generally right but there was an...

I think you're generally right but there was an old thread here on the ELG subforum where someone posted about a specific external battery that provided output while being charged, IIRC this battery...
Forum: Touring 05-09-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,162
Posted By J.C. Koto
Still worth adjusting it yourself for three...

Still worth adjusting it yourself for three reasons: 1. the shop didn't likely ride the bike after adjusting the pads so what works on the stand is not necessarily what works in the real world, 2....
Forum: Commuting 05-01-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,053
Posted By J.C. Koto
We had one locally on one of my normal routes. I...

We had one locally on one of my normal routes. I went to check it out and all the tools were stolen or broken as a result of vandalism. Your structure looks pretty secure though so I don't imagine...
Forum: Touring 04-25-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,111
Posted By J.C. Koto
Sorta. If you click the "review" link for any of...

Sorta. If you click the "review" link for any of the tires there's a detailed report of how the tire scored. They don't give specifics on how the "puncture test" score is derived other to note that...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-22-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,159
Posted By J.C. Koto
Is this a suggestion? If so I like the way you...

Is this a suggestion? If so I like the way you think :thumb:

edit: so apparently this is actually a thing.. Seems I've found a new raison d'Ítre
Forum: Touring 04-22-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,143
Posted By J.C. Koto
Congrats on your new LHT! I hope it gives you...

Congrats on your new LHT! I hope it gives you many thousands of miles of joy.

I don't know if it's the same Kalloy SP-342 seatpost as used on my 2008 LHT but there are two minor problems with...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-19-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,192
Posted By J.C. Koto
this is awesome! thanks for posting, OP

this is awesome! thanks for posting, OP
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-19-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,778
Posted By J.C. Koto
A little bit of soreness is normal in the...

A little bit of soreness is normal in the beginning, it takes a bit of time for one's meat cushions right under the sitbones to become conditioned to the saddle.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-17-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,499
Posted By J.C. Koto
Aw man, they totally missed the opportunity to...

Aw man, they totally missed the opportunity to make it look like one of these bad boys:

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Forum: Touring 04-17-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By J.C. Koto
The M520 (or M520L) are pretty well-known as a...

The M520 (or M520L) are pretty well-known as a good value SPD pedal. I have them and have had no problems with binding, etc.

As for shoes, can't speak for the MT-34s in particular but I have a...
Forum: Touring 04-15-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By J.C. Koto
I prefer companions who have an exoskeleton like...

I prefer companions who have an exoskeleton like the myriad of beetles and such who always tend to hitch a ride on my brightly-colored shirts. Although they make fine little friends I feel bad that,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-14-16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,478
Posted By J.C. Koto
I want that thing and I want a theremin attached...

I want that thing and I want a theremin attached so the antennae protrude from the top so I can make neat spaceman sounds while I ride and freak out all the earthlings.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-13-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,478
Posted By J.C. Koto
Does it have to be a shield or have you...

Does it have to be a shield or have you considered fit-over sunglasses? I wear prescription spectacles and love my solar shields...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-10-16, 03:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,466
Posted By J.C. Koto
This thing reminded me of the skate bike (AKA...

This thing reminded me of the skate bike (AKA unicycle with training wheels) my friend had back in 1989:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01Pe7Q5sFfw
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-05-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By J.C. Koto
A lot of the fancier ones (i.e. more expensive)...

A lot of the fancier ones (i.e. more expensive) are USB rechargeable with an internal battery. This goes for pretty much all of the GPS units. Lezyne, Cateye, Sigma, Garmin are some brands that carry...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-04-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,199
Posted By J.C. Koto
All I know is any man who doesn't wear a proper...

All I know is any man who doesn't wear a proper set of breeches and matching codpiece is not a gentleman but a scoundrel.
Forum: Touring 04-04-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 849
Posted By J.C. Koto
When I, as a semi-standard USA-ian, hear "toque",...

When I, as a semi-standard USA-ian, hear "toque", I think either one of those tall, pleated chefs-hats or what we around here normally call a ski-hat with one of those poof-balls on top and a side...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-04-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,383
Posted By J.C. Koto
I agree. Assuming one either knows how to...

I agree.

Assuming one either knows how to build a wheel or wishes to learn: it's one thing if the Deore or DT hub has the same flange diameter and spoke-count as the OEM hubs because then one...
Forum: Commuting 04-04-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By J.C. Koto
I kinda looked into this a bit recently before...

I kinda looked into this a bit recently before going clipless a couple of weeks ago but I didn't exactly didn't do an exhaustive search...

There are several platform adapters for clipless pedals...
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