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Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-20-13, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By icemonkey
Had my appendix out, it was terrible. It felt as...

Had my appendix out, it was terrible. It felt as if all my guts sloshed around for weeks. I would suggest to over rest, but I don't have any actual medical advice. I will add that when I had a tumor...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-19-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,202
Posted By icemonkey
Love this thread... I've been making my own...

Love this thread... I've been making my own sports drinks and food from mostly natural ingredints since 1993 essentially as I was at first too poor and then because, frankly it tasted nicer. My super...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-06-13, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By icemonkey
Update after a few weeks of use. The trailer is...

Update after a few weeks of use. The trailer is heavy but built like a T42. It takes a beating - it even took out a London taxi that would have taken me out. Wheels did need some truing affect a few...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-25-13, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By icemonkey
Something weird has happened to the photos... My...

Something weird has happened to the photos... My internet connection here is terrible, so here they are again in no particular order. Just so you can see what I mean about the welds, the plastic...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-25-13, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By icemonkey
Skiidii Trailer Thread

Hello all, im new to this part of the forum as i normally hang at C&V or Mechanics. I first posted this in Car free, but it was suggested I move it here...

I spent days trying to find something...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,003
Posted By icemonkey
Ouch. It happened to a customer (at a London shop...

Ouch. It happened to a customer (at a London shop I was at decades ago) on Mall during rush hour sprinting off from lights. Nearly killed him, and I don't think he ever had kids.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-13, 03:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,883
Posted By icemonkey
I've just been living in a seaside town, and even...

I've just been living in a seaside town, and even there everything became corroded in a few weeks. The humid salty air is enough to rust my steel frame bike on sight. If you keep on top of it you...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-13, 02:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,003
Posted By icemonkey
Used to see this type of failure all the time,...

Used to see this type of failure all the time, old nuovo record cranks used to get stress fractures at the base of the spiders, early dogbone style cranks (I think crank bros) used to shed pedal ends...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-17-13, 07:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,194
Posted By icemonkey
Its worse than that, stolen bikes are sold openly...

Its worse than that, stolen bikes are sold openly at a place called brick lane as well as in shops. Its crazy here, I parked up in a busy shopping area called Covent garden and the bike next to mine...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-17-13, 02:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,194
Posted By icemonkey
I love this thread, its made me laugh and...

I love this thread, its made me laugh and (almost) cry. Ever been to London? Its ripoff center. I've just moved from Colorado to the UK and ive never seen such shoddy half a$$ed overpriced and rude...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-13, 04:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,977
Posted By icemonkey
I love this thread. I just moved from Eagle...

I love this thread. I just moved from Eagle Colorado at 6000 ft with lots of big hills to deal in the south coast of England, no hills. However I have never suffered so much, the winds whip down the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-08-13, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,810
Posted By icemonkey
309433Sunday ride on my 83 Bianchi Campione d'...

309433Sunday ride on my 83 Bianchi Campione d' Italia, zipped up the Colorado River Road and got rained on, swore at by a pickup truck driving teenage idiot and had a great time. Love that bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-04-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,178
Posted By icemonkey
I am a terrible cyclist. My most serious injuries...

I am a terrible cyclist. My most serious injuries have always been from the two wheeled variety of transport, and this is after almost 30years of climbing, alpinism and about 4 years of climbing...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,514
Posted By icemonkey
Love this thread, on colder days I wear modern...

Love this thread, on colder days I wear modern bibs under army surplus 1950's grey pants that are hemmed mid height between ankles and knees. and a modern jersey and long sleeve. On hot days I wear...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-31-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By icemonkey
Like the PVC tubes a lot but Im going to try the...

Like the PVC tubes a lot but Im going to try the top tube first, I have velcro straps that should be perfect. I was inspired by a local who rides with them on his backpack - but he almost crashes at...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-29-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By icemonkey
Anyone make a Ski Rack for their winter bike?

I ride in winter 4 days a week, I live just about 8miles from terrific ski touring territory - Any Ideas? Thanks.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-29-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,854
Posted By icemonkey
2013 is going to be a better year because Im...

2013 is going to be a better year because Im going to ride my bikes more than I did in 2012.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-12, 11:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,242
Posted By icemonkey
288668XT rear mech, suntour shifters, Brake...

288668XT rear mech, suntour shifters, Brake bosses added, strange front fork - half cross/road/tour lx cantis and biopace... fun to ride and is now a little more organized.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-30-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By icemonkey
Thanks - I am very handy with the ole soldering...

Thanks - I am very handy with the ole soldering iron (I make my own LED bike lights) However im going to stick to the $2 ebay charger for this and have even ordered a $12 MD80. I was hoping someone...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-29-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By icemonkey
From what reserch Ive done the MD80 only has...

From what reserch Ive done the MD80 only has 1hour of recording time and a 63 degree angle. Any others? On the plus it is only $15 delivered.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-29-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By icemonkey
Best budget Cam? for recording drivers trying to kill me...

I am exhausted by bad drivers, dangerous drivers and the pathological. I want cams - preferably two, one forward and one back. Small, cheap (likely to get stolen) and with enough resolution to catch...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-02-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By icemonkey
Or you could go in the middle with automotive...

Or you could go in the middle with automotive assembly lube - really great stuff...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-19-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 12,369
Posted By icemonkey
Iceonkey - Im an obsessive ice climber. my avitar...

Iceonkey - Im an obsessive ice climber. my avitar is my daughter.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,666
Posted By icemonkey
When you pay for parts in Beer at your LBS - and...

When you pay for parts in Beer at your LBS - and when you know what LBS means.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-17-11, 09:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,667
Posted By icemonkey
I was in the same place, I feel for you and bring...

I was in the same place, I feel for you and bring you the mother-load of NOS ttt stems. Not Cinelli but still Italian for your stallion.
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