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Forum: Southeast Regional Rides and Events 07-06-13, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Rick Rubin
Eureka Springs AR Fat Tire Fest 7/12-14

Heard about this and a friend offered me a ride, so as long as that doesn't fall through Im gonna head up for this event, but there is a surprising lack of information about the xc trail online. I'd...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-15-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,610
Posted By Rick Rubin
256195 Kona Raijin, E.Thirteen SS crank and PF...

256195
Kona Raijin, E.Thirteen SS crank and PF BB, White Ind. dingle cog (34/17 and 32/19 are my two gears) Surly hubs, Mavic 719 rims, X-Fusion Slide 29, Crank bros cockpit, Brooks Swift, WTB...
Forum: Texas 02-09-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Rick Rubin
Ride FW- Austin with me for SXSW!

Yo this is Gibby. As soon as I get back to the fort mid March Im planning on riding down for the big ol party sxsw. I know somebody else from DFW is doing the same thing. We can party our way down...
Forum: Touring 08-21-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rick Rubin
I second/third/fourth the SMALL Thermarest...

I second/third/fourth the SMALL Thermarest pillow. It's definately big enough and I have a big head. I sometimes sleep in a hammock too and it adds a lil bit of comfort to that.

Honestly I...
Forum: Northeast 08-20-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,336
Posted By Rick Rubin
This 4 Reservoirs bit looks nuts. I wish I was...

This 4 Reservoirs bit looks nuts. I wish I was in better shape, I would join you for the whole thing. Im thinking of just hopping in for the Prettyboy section... I live next to Wally's so I was...
Forum: Touring 08-20-09, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Rick Rubin
OK so my plans have certainly changed a bit. ...

OK so my plans have certainly changed a bit. Instead of going for the all-out balls to the wall mega ride that would definately exhaust me, I decided to cut down on the mileage and stick to camping...
Forum: Touring 08-20-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Rick Rubin
Thats a heavy mileage for your allotted time, but...

Thats a heavy mileage for your allotted time, but like CCrew said, if you can do it, do it!
Forum: Touring 07-23-09, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Rick Rubin
OK so i have decided to most definately put a...

OK so i have decided to most definately put a triple on the bike if not also an easier cassette and r.der. My route decisions have mainly been just looking at a map and going for the green blotches....
Forum: Touring 07-21-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Rick Rubin
Help me plan a MD-VA tour aug-sep

Ive got up to 13 days I can take off between my summer and fall seasons, so I'm trying to fit in a good ol bike tour. This will be my first very long distance multi day trip. Ive done a few 140mi...
Forum: Northeast 07-21-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,336
Posted By Rick Rubin
Riding this weekend was great. I live near...

Riding this weekend was great. I live near Prettyboy Reservoir so a friend and I drove to Towson and rode to artscape from there saturday morning. In all my years in baltimore county Ive never...
Forum: Northeast 07-21-09, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,336
Posted By Rick Rubin
The bike parking was sweet, but I had a little...

The bike parking was sweet, but I had a little issue that they gave out a ton of plastic packaging to us for riding our bikes there. Free lemonade rules but tons of trash dont. People need to think...
Forum: Northeast 07-14-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By Rick Rubin
Tour partner/ideas wanted: MD-PA-VA 8/26-9/7

Im in Baltimore County trying to plan a tour for the end of August approx a 10 day long trip between the 26th of August and the 7th of September. Interested in starting around here and either going...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By Rick Rubin
Housing thru a Merckx Corsa Extra

I'm trying to get this frame built up, and I am having trouble with the rear brake housing. It runs thru the top tube of the frame and is guided internally, which makes the cable a breeze to get in....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-05-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,285
Posted By Rick Rubin
Aluminum? Nope.

Aluminum? Nope.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-05-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Rick Rubin
Where all the Alfine at?

I just built a wheel with an Alfine 8sp hub, and have a shifter for it.
Unfortunately there is some other stuff I also need to get...
According to Shimano's .pdf - I still need the sprocket with...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-05-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Rick Rubin
Make sure, also, that your cassette lockring is...

Make sure, also, that your cassette lockring is tightened properly (40Nm=Tight)
Forum: Texas 05-05-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,898
Posted By Rick Rubin
Here's my main squeeze, named Gay Bob. 09 Masi...

Here's my main squeeze, named Gay Bob.
09 Masi Randonneur, removed the fenders, switched to downtube Dura-Ace 10sp shifters, added the Civia rack, Arkel Trail RIder, Arundel steel cages, Egg Beaters...
Forum: Texas 04-22-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Rick Rubin
He has done track, road, and touring frames as...

He has done track, road, and touring frames as far as I'm aware of and when I asked him bout making a steel mountain bike he said he would probably be able to do that too.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-15-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,969
Posted By Rick Rubin
Good to hear. I have been wondering when another...

Good to hear. I have been wondering when another company would jump on that Topeak design - it just makes so much sense! The Lezyne stuff has all impressed me so far. The alloy tire levers are...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-15-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,551
Posted By Rick Rubin
29s and 700s will fit just make sure to get 700s...

29s and 700s will fit just make sure to get 700s that are wide enough for the rim. Check out Schwalbe's Big Apples 29x2.35 theyre huge, or the Serfas Drifters in 29x2.0, or Maxxis Overdrive 700x38s...
Forum: Texas 04-15-09, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Rick Rubin
You cant bike offroad there but theres a paved...

You cant bike offroad there but theres a paved road that goes thru the park. Its nice scenery but not much of a ride.

If you go with a car keep in mind they close promptly at 5pm and lock the...
Forum: Texas 04-01-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,416
Posted By Rick Rubin
To clear it up, Doug, I was riding in a lane with...

To clear it up, Doug, I was riding in a lane with two other bicyclists with our front and rear lights on, completely legal. A car followed close behind us for approx. 200ft. then all the sudden I...
Forum: Texas 03-28-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,858
Posted By Rick Rubin
Sweet pictures, and it does look like fun... A...

Sweet pictures, and it does look like fun... A good ol' squad of almost everything two and three wheeled suited for touring. Very cool
Forum: Hosted Travelogs and Stories from the Road 03-28-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Rick Rubin
Sweet pictures, and it does look like fun... A...

Sweet pictures, and it does look like fun... A good ol' squad of almost everything two and three wheeled suited for touring. Very cool
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-26-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Rick Rubin
Ma grease gun broke

Finally my backup grease gun broke, I've been using it for months and it just stopped putting grease out. Has anybody fixed their own grease gun? What do I need to look for in fixing it? Im a bike...
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