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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-11-13, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By LarDasse74
Blowouts are usually easy to tell apart from...

Blowouts are usually easy to tell apart from punctures - a punture involves a hiss or sudden whoosh of air as the tire goes flat over a few seconds or minutes. A blowout caused by overpressure...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-09-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,682
Posted By LarDasse74
I can use a Buff...

I can use a Buff (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buff_(headgear)) down to some pretty cold temps if I am exerting myself enough.

But this (http://www.neilmed.com/can/sinusrinse_isotonic.php) is...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-09-13, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By LarDasse74
Some details would be helpful: Does it only...

Some details would be helpful:

Does it only skip in one or certain gears or gear combinations?
Does it ever skip when not under heavy pedaling pressure?
Does it shift smoothly between all gears?...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-09-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By LarDasse74
Next time one or both of you is looking for a...

Next time one or both of you is looking for a helmet, don't shy away from the ones over $100. Most of the more expensive ones are considerably cooler (better ventilated) and more comfortable... a...
Forum: Foo 02-09-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
... will be heartbroken when the Pheonix Coyotes...

... will be heartbroken when the Pheonix Coyotes are moved to Quebec City.
Forum: Commuting 02-08-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,844
Posted By LarDasse74
Here is a jamis that might fit the bill... ...

Here is a jamis that might fit the bill...

http://www.myjamis.com/SSP%20Applications/JamisBikes/MyJamis/consumer/bike.html?year=2013&model=Xenith%20Endura%20Elite&cat_grp=road_5
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-07-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By LarDasse74
Your flat protective strip was made from cast...

Your flat protective strip was made from cast irony. :D
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-07-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By LarDasse74
Please realize that the first few bikes were...

Please realize that the first few bikes were perfectly pleasurable to ride, and while each of them (except for the raleigh record) died or left for one reason or another, I loved every minute of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-07-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,405
Posted By LarDasse74
According to Sheldon Brown's Gear Calculator, wth...

According to Sheldon Brown's Gear Calculator, wth 27" wheels and a 52/13 gear, if you are turning the cranks at 80 RPM (considered by many to be a little slow) you should be doing 41 km/h. If you...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-07-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By LarDasse74
Agreed. Very odd that the fork you have doesn't...

Agreed. Very odd that the fork you have doesn't fit the hub. THe only forks I have seen that do not fit the standard F axles are old 3 speeds and some old dept. store bikes.

If the fork is...
Forum: Foo 02-07-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
The result: ahsposo has a new brother or sister...

The result: ahsposo has a new brother or sister on the way!
Forum: Foo 02-07-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
...has antique translucent bone-china legs.

...has antique translucent bone-china legs.
Forum: Foo 02-07-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
When his doctor asked him if he was having any...

When his doctor asked him if he was having any trouble with incontinence, he said "It depends on what you mean by 'trouble.'"
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-07-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By LarDasse74
I am sure it depends on the design and...

I am sure it depends on the design and construction of the fork as much as the material, but I would bet 95% of carbon forks are lightweight racing types that are not intended to be used with a rack....
Forum: Foo 02-07-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
Doesn't know the difference between concussing...

Doesn't know the difference between concussing and massaging.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-07-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By LarDasse74
What part is depressing? The number of poor bikes...

What part is depressing? The number of poor bikes or the mechanical problems with the 'small-brand'?

To clarify, I had the carbon/aluminum road bike because I was working for the company that sold...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-07-13, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By LarDasse74
I was beginning to think you were suggesting the...

I was beginning to think you were suggesting the bed be inclined to control 'runoff.'
Forum: Foo 02-06-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
Once tried to steal an airplane but got caught...

Once tried to steal an airplane but got caught trying to sneak it out of the airport.
Forum: Foo 02-06-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
He realizes that no-one actually cares if and why...

He realizes that no-one actually cares if and why he does or does not post.
Forum: Foo 02-06-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
A unicorn drinks a pint of his blood every day as...

A unicorn drinks a pint of his blood every day as he produces too damn much of the stuff.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-06-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By LarDasse74
A couple thoughts... first - methinks you are...

A couple thoughts... first - methinks you are looking very hard.

http://www.speedgoat.com/Catalog.aspx/Browse?Cat=G28&Prod=16841&Root=Cat...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-05-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By LarDasse74
I have ridden a parade of craptacular old...

I have ridden a parade of craptacular old 10-speeds upgraded with various sorts of modern crappy parts used to get them to function reliably.

They were: Raleigh Record converted to flat bars, but...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-05-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By LarDasse74
Your description of the tears occuring at regular...

Your description of the tears occuring at regular intervals reminds me of failures I have seen caused by a failed rimstrip... although these obviously happen along the inside.

Also, defective...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-05-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By LarDasse74
Everyone is different. But Brooks saddles are...

Everyone is different. But Brooks saddles are well liked by most people who try them. I think some must tolerate the 'break in' period just to convince themselves they spent their $150 bucks...
Forum: Foo 02-05-13, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,183,156
Posted By LarDasse74
Went to a priest to have his bowels closely...

Went to a priest to have his bowels closely examined.
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