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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-13-15, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By kenl666
Thanks everyone for the tips, appreciate it! I'll...

Thanks everyone for the tips, appreciate it! I'll do it differently this time, not wait for the final layer to dry before putting the tire on.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-13-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By kenl666
Yep, those are the ones. It's a CX wheelset....

Yep, those are the ones. It's a CX wheelset. Interesting thing is that he said he was going uphill when the tire came off.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-13-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By kenl666
This wheelset was purchased used with the tires...

This wheelset was purchased used with the tires on, the guy said that just they'd been sitting in the garage for a few years. When I removed the tires for the first glue job I noticed that the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-13-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By kenl666
Tubular gluing problem

I consider myself an experience tubular gluer but I glued some tires for someone and they rolled (this is the first time that a tire I glued rolled). Just to be safe I had him bring the font over...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 09-24-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,734
Posted By kenl666
And for those of you that may be interested in...

And for those of you that may be interested in the Epic Designs products, the above-mentioned URLs don't work anymore. It looks like maybe they changed the name to Revelate Designs...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-19-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By kenl666
If you'll be in town next Sunday, Aug. 25th, then...

If you'll be in town next Sunday, Aug. 25th, then you might want to ride the Sunday Parkways (http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/58929). The streets can get crowded at times but there are...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-23-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By kenl666
Think of hill repeats as equivalent to interval...

Think of hill repeats as equivalent to interval training. You can usually get a better workout from intervals because you get the rest period in between.

The only drawback is that hill repeats can...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-31-13, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By kenl666
There's so much out there, you just need to try...

There's so much out there, you just need to try several things to see what you like and what agrees with your gastrointestinal system. You also need to consider how far and how fast you're going, and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-18-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By kenl666
I'm not familiar with any non-removable core...

I'm not familiar with any non-removable core tubulars, what's out there that you use? How are they durability-wise?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By kenl666
I only have experience with Stan's but I've found...

I only have experience with Stan's but I've found that it depends on the type of puncture. Punctures made by wires from auto steel belts and shards of glass are usually fixed (but you MUST remove the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-16-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By kenl666
The construction is done, last weekend a friend...

The construction is done, last weekend a friend and I rode the Historic Columbia River Hwy from Troutdale up and over to Latroulle Falls without any problems (other than being out of shape...)
Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-16-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By kenl666
You know, I totally spaced that (it's been quite...

You know, I totally spaced that (it's been quite some time since I rode that route) thank you for bringing that up before I sent some stranger into a construction zone. I don't know what the bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-15-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By kenl666
You can try the Springwater Corridor path all the...

You can try the Springwater Corridor path all the way to Oaks Park, over the Sellwood Bridge and then up through the cemetery. Then over to Barbur Blvd then take Barbur/99 all the way to Hall Blvd,...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-07-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,346
Posted By kenl666
Yep, it's all road (shoulders).

Yep, it's all road (shoulders).
Forum: Pacific Northwest 01-06-13, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By kenl666
Check out http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/,...

Check out http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/, it's kind of quiet now but there will be a lot more rides of all capabilities as the year progresses.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-01-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,006
Posted By kenl666
Two reasons I like Campy: 1. It was the first...

Two reasons I like Campy:
1. It was the first brand that I used, so I just kind of stay with it. (I didn't say these were logical reasons).
2. The shifters can be rebuilt which increases longevity....
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-04-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By kenl666
http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/

http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-02-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By kenl666
The lower you can mount your lights, the better...

The lower you can mount your lights, the better they'll emphasize the relief of the road. I mount one of my lights on my front axle quick release (using something like this...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-09-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By kenl666
I wear bifocals and use this...

I wear bifocals and use this (http://www.amazon.com/Blackburn-Helmet-Mirror/dp/B006TS3YEQ) mirror. I haven't compared it to any other helmet mirrors but I guess I liked it enough to buy a the exact...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-08-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,885
Posted By kenl666
Another option is to use aerobars. I use some...

Another option is to use aerobars. I use some clip-ons, they let me relax my neck and upper shoulders which is my main discomfort area but they also let me take the weight off my hands.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-10-12, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By kenl666
Daily neck/shoulder stretching helped me. I also...

Daily neck/shoulder stretching helped me. I also started using aerobars, that really helps on the long rides I like to do. You'll also want to look into getting a bike fitting if you haven't done so...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-04-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By kenl666
I did part of this route the other day, and the...

I did part of this route the other day, and the views are really great. I left Sandy, did Marmot > Barlow > Lolo Pass, then into Parkdale and up to Govt. Camp (circumnavigating Mt. Hood). I was able...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By kenl666
I always use gel flasks, I just make sure to lick...

I always use gel flasks, I just make sure to lick the nozzle off as good as I can before stuffing it back in my jersey pocket. The only time I had a problem was when I didn't click an EFS Liquidshot...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-14-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By kenl666
We also have a meetup group with a ride calendar:...

We also have a meetup group with a ride calendar: http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-10-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By kenl666
I drop a couple Nuun tablets in with my Heed for...

I drop a couple Nuun tablets in with my Heed for flavor.
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