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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,172
Posted By yamsyamsyams
I also had this issue recently when I bought an...

I also had this issue recently when I bought an instep trailer. While it actually did fit my bike, it was too wide when I used the eyelets for my fender and rack.

My solution was to buy a steel...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By yamsyamsyams
$2 hooks from Home Depot. Drill pilot holes on...

$2 hooks from Home Depot. Drill pilot holes on the 2x4 stud: one high up to hang the bike with rear wheels touching the wall, and one low down when I don't want to hang the bike completely off the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-18-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By yamsyamsyams
No significant differences other than that the...

No significant differences other than that the Mojito is a few grams lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-18-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 750
Posted By yamsyamsyams
At the end of the day your ass has the last word,...

At the end of the day your ass has the last word, despite whatever the experts say. Go for a few long rides and if you still are uncomfortable, take advantage of generous exchange policy to exchange...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-16, 09:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,554
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Doesn't sound like bike shorts will help you,...

Doesn't sound like bike shorts will help you, like you said.nas a poor grad student myself not that long ago, I would approach it from a cash-free fit perspective first, by tweaking my saddle angle,...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,284
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Your running shoes don't have to cost that much....

Your running shoes don't have to cost that much. I've pretty much only purchased last year models on deep discounts while still running 1000+ miles a year. This compared to a high level sidi cycle...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-04-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Powertap G3's for tandem?

Anyone have any experience with these? Powertap website doesn't specify weight limits and I haven't had success getting their CS to give me a solid answer.

pilot + co-pilot weights combine to be...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-04-16, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Been running Michelin service course in 28s it's...

Been running Michelin service course in 28s it's no problems over 3000 miles last year, albeit all on paved roads.
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 06-02-16, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Go with S unless you plan to race in which case...

Go with S unless you plan to race in which case go with XS.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-25-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,446
Posted By yamsyamsyams
To me I agree with most what others said - it...

To me I agree with most what others said - it looks like your reach is too stretched out, hips rocking.

Also, looks like you're sitting pretty far back on the saddle - not sure if moving the...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-25-16, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Toupe expert and above are great saddles,...

Toupe expert and above are great saddles, congrats on the new equipment.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-11-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Mind posting/PMing me the ride file? would love...

Mind posting/PMing me the ride file? would love to do that look sometime as i live nearby!
Forum: Road Cycling 04-11-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 593
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Never disconnected the module. My HRM lasts well...

Never disconnected the module. My HRM lasts well over a year before battery swaps. In fact the batteries that came with the monitor lasted 2+ years with 10hr+ average weekly riding before starting to...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-10-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By yamsyamsyams
While on a ride recently a buddy and I were...

While on a ride recently a buddy and I were stopped at a stoplight. All of a sudden I hear this clang and swear words on my right side. Turns out my bud who's been riding for years just fell over due...
Forum: Commuting 08-16-15, 07:21 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,956
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Was commuting to work one morning on a relatively...

Was commuting to work one morning on a relatively quiet street in the commercial district, with bike lanes on either side of the road. Was riding in the bike lane, enjoying the quiet morning, when a...
Forum: Commuting 08-16-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,799
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Happens to me all the time but mostly in the...

Happens to me all the time but mostly in the summertime when the newbs come out. On my commuter I have a mirror and I'll see some guy I just passed on a serious road bike with platform pedals draft...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Sorry to those saying that stretches don't help,...

Sorry to those saying that stretches don't help, but it's simply not true. I was able to significantly increase my flexibility through consistent stretching, 5-10 minutes a day, 5-6 days a week.
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Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-15, 03:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,400
Posted By yamsyamsyams
I also use the Schoche Rhythm+ HRM arm band. It...

I also use the Schoche Rhythm+ HRM arm band. It is super accurate when compared to my chest strap but there are a few downsides:

1. Battery lasts around 9hrs max at a time, needs recharging often...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-25-15, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By yamsyamsyams
If I'm commuting a short distance I wear whatever...

If I'm commuting a short distance I wear whatever I want. Sometimes it's spandex and sometimes a pair of gym shorts and t-shirt. Just depends on what I feel like for the day.
Forum: Commuting 03-07-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,965
Posted By yamsyamsyams
As a runner and a cyclist, I've always slowed...

As a runner and a cyclist, I've always slowed down when there's significant pedestrian traffic on the MUPs. If the trails quiet I usually steer way clear of peds in case they suddenly turn without...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-16-15, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By yamsyamsyams
I'm in with a few first timer friends. Always...

I'm in with a few first timer friends. Always looking forward to this weekend!
Forum: Triathlon 02-15-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By yamsyamsyams
I may be a bit late on this but you can find the...

I may be a bit late on this but you can find the 920xt now for $380, which essentially is a free upgrade if you got the 910 for $350.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-14-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,683
Posted By yamsyamsyams
After laundering and drying they sit in...

After laundering and drying they sit in individual fabric totes - one for jerseys, shorts/bibs, jackets, tights, socks, etc. and then a stack of Polaroids of each item in front of each tote so I...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-07-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,388
Posted By yamsyamsyams
Takes me exactly 51 minutes from morning alarm to...

Takes me exactly 51 minutes from morning alarm to out on the road on weekday morning commutes. If I don't prep my clothes the night before though it can add up to an extra 5 minutes.
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-04-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By yamsyamsyams
I've used them a few times before and they're not...

I've used them a few times before and they're not bad especially with the waterproofing and thins upset treatment. They run large so I've had success wearing those + wool hiking socks in 25F for an...
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