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Forum: Great Lakes 05-16-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,192
Posted By voldemort
Did I say Voldemort? I meant Tom Riddle:innocent:

Did I say Voldemort? I meant Tom Riddle:innocent:
Forum: Great Lakes 05-15-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,192
Posted By voldemort
Somewhat temp dependent. Once summer arrives in...

Somewhat temp dependent. Once summer arrives in full force, I try to get out there no later than 8:00. Otherwise, it gets too hot too fast. But I'm flexible. You would have the drive to get out here....
Forum: Great Lakes 05-13-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,192
Posted By voldemort
Looking for anyone interested in doing occasional...

Looking for anyone interested in doing occasional Sat. or Sun. morning rides north from St. Charles on the Fox River Trail. A couple hours. Or 4-5 hours. Depending on weather and weekend commitments....
Forum: Great Lakes 04-28-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By voldemort
Penny Road Pub Rides?

I haven't ridden one of these for a couple of years. I was in the area last week and stunned to see a decently paved Penny Road.

Are there still groups rides leaving from the pub and having a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-01-10, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 644
Posted By voldemort
BYOB- Bring Your Own Bike:D FAD- Fu**ing...

BYOB- Bring Your Own Bike:D
FAD- Fu**ing A#*hole Drivers
Forum: Commuting 10-01-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By voldemort
28mm Continental Cityride vs. 32mm Panaracer Urban Max?

My Salsa Casseroll came with the Conti's, but I also own a set of the Panaracers.
General opinions on the two? softer ride? less rolling resistance? better quality?

I know in theory 28s...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-01-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By voldemort
why knickers?

Advantages?

Disadvantages?

Is there any difference from shorts plus knee warmers?
Forum: Great Lakes 09-28-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By voldemort
You sick bas*ard. Locking your GirlFriend up at...

You sick bas*ard. Locking your GirlFriend up at the train station, just to get your jollies every morning?:eek: And then do WHAT??? "lock it up"...like with a chastity belt? You PERVERT!:innocent:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-23-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By voldemort
yes, threadless setup, NOT seatpost:D

yes, threadless setup, NOT seatpost:D
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By voldemort
thanks! ordering now!

thanks! ordering now!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-10, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By voldemort
stem fit help

So I think I finally found the stem I want/need. But given that it's a metric measurement...Will a stem sized for a 28.6mm steerer tube fit a 1 and 1/8" steerer tube? I did the measurement...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By voldemort
Thanks, that's what I thought, but needed to know...

Thanks, that's what I thought, but needed to know for sure before buying a new one..
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-21-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By voldemort
road stem or mountain stem

Aside from measurements, is there a difference. If the size matches my needs, does it matter if it's road or mountain?
Forum: Commuting 09-17-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,602
Posted By voldemort
fixed;)

fixed;)
Forum: Great Lakes 09-08-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By voldemort
Anybody doing the Harmon Hundred?

Anybody doing the Harmon Hundred?
Forum: Commuting 09-05-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By voldemort
What color...

fenders should I get? For a Salsa Casseroll with frame color listed as "Ginger Beer". Soma makes some plastic ones in various colors (black, silver,red, electric blue, and pink) Aluminum? Plastic?...
Forum: Commuting 09-05-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By voldemort
The shop I got mine normally doesn't ship. In...

The shop I got mine normally doesn't ship. In fact, they said normally they are not [U]allowed[U] by Salsa to ship their bikes. I imagine it's a territorial dealership thing. Anyway, since it's end...
Forum: Commuting 09-04-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By voldemort
I think it was a 51 that I test rode in a shop in...

I think it was a 51 that I test rode in a shop in Dekalb, IL, but I'm not positive. The shop I found it is shipping it to me for only $25.
Forum: Commuting 08-31-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By voldemort
It can take bigger tires. The Clubman looked...

It can take bigger tires. The Clubman looked nice, but only took up to a 28 with a fender, 32 without. The Casseroll 32 with and 37 without. I test rode the Casseroll on a brick street, and it still...
Forum: Commuting 08-31-10, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By voldemort
ItsJustMe- When riding on the edge of the...

ItsJustMe-

When riding on the edge of the paved road, and cars and trucks start flying by at 50 mph, and there's no shoulder except a drop-off of 6 inches into gravel, broken glass and/or trees, I...
Forum: Commuting 08-31-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By voldemort
Casseroll-Clubman-Casseroll-Clubman

I've been going back and forth, looking for sales, Craigslist bargains, etc. Leaning toward the Casseroll. But then the Raleigh Club,man shows up for $800 (list $1099) in Minneapolis store. I'm...
Forum: Commuting 08-26-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By voldemort
Stupid Question?

So is one of the reasons people buy commuter specific bikes for the mental "comfort" of knowing you have a more stable bike when going through gravel, crappy streets, and on the very edge of the road...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-25-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,780
Posted By voldemort
Match those with a red plaid jacket and hat with...

Match those with a red plaid jacket and hat with attached earflaps, and you're ready for some Wisconsin bow hunting:D
Forum: Commuting 08-23-10, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,357
Posted By voldemort
Okay, finally found a Salsa Casseroll to test...

Okay, finally found a Salsa Casseroll to test ride. :love: I test rode it on an old brick street, and I can't even imagine trying that on my road bike. And now a Volpe (I know, I had just ruled them...
Forum: Commuting 08-18-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,357
Posted By voldemort
Rode the Clubman today. Hard to get a feel for...

Rode the Clubman today. Hard to get a feel for what it might be like comfort-wise, test-riding a non-broken in hard-as-a-rock Brooks saddle. And it comes with 25mm tires, which don't give me an idea...
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