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Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,934
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Posted By gregjones
I find those to be very close. Weight...

I find those to be very close.

Weight Weenies (http://weightweenies.starbike.com/listings.php)
Forum: Road Cycling 06-22-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 182,612
Posted By gregjones
Hell, I posted something on Bike Forums. I knew...

Hell, I posted something on Bike Forums. I knew that I was wrong the second that I hit the "return" key.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-22-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 182,612
Posted By gregjones
No disassemble required. I think that I am like...

No disassemble required. I think that I am like most folks in this forum....weigh the part as it gets nailed to the frame that was weighed before the assembly started.

Not so much a problem if...
Forum: Touring 06-20-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By gregjones
Sorry, I'm a Schwalbe Marathon Racer fan. Light...

Sorry, I'm a Schwalbe Marathon Racer fan. Light is good, especially when it comes with adequate flat prevention.

$65 bucks/tire. I know....you're on a fixed income. So am I. Save for it.
Forum: Touring 06-20-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,538
Posted By gregjones
If I remember correctly, I have a pair of alum...

If I remember correctly, I have a pair of alum pedals with replaceable studs laying around somewhere. If you want them for postage costs let me know and I'll look around to find them. PM me if you...
Forum: Touring 06-20-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,373
Posted By gregjones
ESPECIALLY since gerryl DOES NOT have a yellow...

ESPECIALLY since gerryl DOES NOT have a yellow jersey. He won't even fork over a nickle a day and thinks he can make comments like that????

Don't work, Bud. You wanna be the judge.......pay up...
Forum: Commuting 06-08-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,082
Posted By gregjones
Yeah, I have to use a tire jack...

Yeah, I have to use a tire jack (https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/tools/products/kool-stop-tire-bead-jack) to get 25s on the first time, but its not an issue after a few rides.
Forum: Commuting 06-08-16, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,616
Posted By gregjones
Very true. If I consistently "push" it (not...

Very true. If I consistently "push" it (not killing oneself, but not lollygaggin' around) it stays easy. I find myself slacking off and going easy by realizing that the "damn hill" gets tougher and...
Forum: Commuting 04-07-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,739
Posted By gregjones
I think everything is OK. She's obviously pulled...

I think everything is OK. She's obviously pulled to the side on a MUP and doing a track stand.

I would probably be the one to wreck due to her actions er....appearance.:D
Forum: Commuting 04-07-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,347
Posted By gregjones
^^^^This^^^^

^^^^This^^^^
Forum: Commuting 04-07-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By gregjones
If he has a cheap big box store bike, maybe he...

If he has a cheap big box store bike, maybe he bought a MTBSO (Mountain Bike Shaped Object). You might suggest the Nashbar City Slicks to get rid of the knobbies. The biggest bang for the buck...
Forum: Commuting 04-05-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,739
Posted By gregjones
Specific sizing is the major input to a...

Specific sizing is the major input to a comfortable bike.

The dress and skirt thing prevents you from riding what might be the best bike for you. Think Mountain Bike with street/slick tires.
...
Forum: Touring 03-23-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By gregjones
Search for Pot Cozie, Cozy or Koozie...

Search for Pot Cozie, Cozy or Koozie (http://blackwoodspress.com/blog/6582/ultralight-backpacking-pot-cozy/).

I made a few out of Glad or Zip Loc screw-top storage containers and the scrap from a...
Forum: Touring 03-23-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By gregjones
Thank you for posting that link. It is the...

Thank you for posting that link.

It is the exact idea that I have been procrastinating developing for too long, as usual. This will save me hours of experimenting and decades of feeling guilty...
Forum: Commuting 03-23-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,436
Posted By gregjones
I would thank them for the mistake!!!! I like...

I would thank them for the mistake!!!! I like it.

Your commute is like the one I start next week. Too short to matter. But, it's only a mile on the way home before it intersects my normal...
Forum: Commuting 03-23-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By gregjones
Well you just limited replies to at least 50%...

Well you just limited replies to at least 50% negative responses. The more than half of all riders that hate Gatorskins think that those of us who ride them are idiots.
Forum: Commuting 03-23-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,204
Posted By gregjones
The K2 weighs just over 17lbs bare. Streamliner...

The K2 weighs just over 17lbs bare. Streamliner rack, panniers, water bottle, lights and a tool pod with flat-repair stuff it comes to 21-22lbs.

The Fuji is 34lbs ready to ride, BOB trailer and...
Forum: Commuting 03-15-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By gregjones
I use Teva Sandals.

I use Teva Sandals.
Forum: Touring 03-13-16, 09:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By gregjones
I realize that I was just seeing the right "arm"...

I realize that I was just seeing the right "arm" of the fork. Sorry. Your post does indeed illustrate the way to figure out where the weight is going in a trailer. Using that the OP would be able...
Forum: Touring 03-13-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,518
Posted By gregjones
If you respond to a post with current century...

If you respond to a post with current century knowledge you will find this on the BOB website:

"The wait is over: BOB Trailers are now compatible with 12mm thru-axles & fat bikes! Our friends at...
Forum: Commuting 03-13-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,493
Posted By gregjones
So, you don't like Kickstarter. Yet, you seem to...

So, you don't like Kickstarter. Yet, you seem to know nothing about how they operate. You wonder "how much of that money gets returned". Hmmm............I've never been charged the first dime...
Forum: Commuting 03-13-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By gregjones
Don't worry about eyelets and such for a rear...

Don't worry about eyelets and such for a rear rack on a road bike.

I ride a 13 year old K2 frame----aluminium with carbon fiber seat stays.

I don't carry much on it but I hate (read WILL NOT)...
Forum: Touring 03-12-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By gregjones
The end of your trailer yoke is not on the...

The end of your trailer yoke is not on the scales. I would think that moving the scale from towards the mounting to actually on the mounting fork would add some pounds. Then, the OP linked to a two...
Forum: Touring 03-12-16, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,518
Posted By gregjones
I use a BOB almost daily. This last week it felt...

I use a BOB almost daily. This last week it felt heavy on the way back from the grocery store. So I weighed it. Trailer+Load=72lbs. Paved roads without problems.

It it's just occasional, a...
Forum: Commuting 03-12-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,738
Posted By gregjones
And........start that thread in the Fitting Your...

And........start that thread in the Fitting Your Bike (http://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/) forum.

I did the online baseline and adjust method. Move something a bit. Ride. Move it...
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