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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-20-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,817
Posted By Gummee
I know its going to be a big year for me... Need...

I know its going to be a big year for me... Need a track frame/fork/bike in 54cm so I can start racing track again.

Now if they'll only get that velodrome in Richmond built!

M
Forum: Road Cycling 02-03-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,941
Posted By Gummee
I can't believe y'all don't know about the...

I can't believe y'all don't know about the plastic bag trick. In a situation like the OP a plastic bag between the baselayer and the outer layer is a doGsend. Easy to stash. Lightweight. Completely...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-03-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Gummee
I haven't ridden the HDC but I did ride the other...

I haven't ridden the HDC but I did ride the other two tracks. Completely different. You get so much less speed buildup at the Sandy Eggo track than Encino when you're dropping off the rail. I'd...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-03-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By Gummee
I'll second or third the breezes at the Sandy...

I'll second or third the breezes at the Sandy Eggo track. I'm a little (ok a lot) heavier than you and raced 404s there for years. Recommended. That track is a LONG way around!

Now, there's no...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-02-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,152
Posted By Gummee
I went and looked in the garage today. Found a...

I went and looked in the garage today. Found a pair of 3T Forge Ahead stems. I know one of em is 110 x 0 and the other's 120 x ??

Have a Cinelli 1E 110 stem and a 60mm something or another quill...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-30-12, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By Gummee
I didn't have very good luck with older...

I didn't have very good luck with older box-section rims on new drivetrains when I built a few pairs of GL330s into D/A 9sp hubs. The rims themselves were too soft and seemed to need constant...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-30-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,181
Posted By Gummee
That bike is nifty in a 86/87 kind of way. GT...

That bike is nifty in a 86/87 kind of way. GT *used* to be a decent bike to have.

IDK if you've dealt with u-brakes, but the boss mounting position is unique to them. IOW if you want cantis...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-30-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,152
Posted By Gummee
FT: 135mm x 1" Salsa stem. Threadless. Bought it...

FT: 135mm x 1" Salsa stem. Threadless. Bought it for my 87 Rockhopper. Has LOTS of rise. (no pics till ya ask me for em)

I have a Cinelli stem 90mm x 26.4 clamp. Not pristine but not abused.
I...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-30-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,084
Posted By Gummee
I've never seen the need for em. I have...

I've never seen the need for em. I have 'teammates' that love em.

Its your bike, run whatcha like.

M
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gummee
Sigh. I miss Sandy Eggo. M

Sigh. I miss Sandy Eggo.

M
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,003
Posted By Gummee
You're harder than I am down here near DC. :nod...

You're harder than I am down here near DC. :nod 40s and drizzle = stay my arse inside! (...despite the fact that I have this nifty Oxygen jacket and semi-waterproof tights!)

M
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 01-30-12, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 308,960
Posted By Gummee
WTT: Silver Open Pro rims for black I've...

WTT: Silver Open Pro rims for black

I've got a pair of silver Open Pro (32h) rims that are on a fixie wheelset. Minimal use. I could really use a pair of black rims to go with all the rest of my...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-24-12, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Gummee
Had a Roubaix. HT was too long for me so I sold...

Had a Roubaix. HT was too long for me so I sold it. Otherwise, something that stiff shouldn't ride that smooth.

I kept the longer HS spacer 'cause I'm gonna bet the next owner doesn't want to ride...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-04-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,792
Posted By Gummee
Bout the only thing I know of to make braking...

Bout the only thing I know of to make braking better are either Yokozuna or Gore cable sets. Yokozuna's are spiral wound housings like the shifters so *shouldn't* compress as much. Gores are just...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-04-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,152
Posted By Gummee
Have Dia Compe BRS-500 calipers with pads in good...

Have Dia Compe BRS-500 calipers with pads in good shape
Mavic 501/GL330 rear wheel. 130mm spacing. 32h Rim is used, but not used up. Hub still spins smooth as butter

Need:
American Classic 32h...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,790
Posted By Gummee
The answer is neither and both. If you're...

The answer is neither and both. If you're constantly pushing, you'll get X fast or go X far and no farther. That path leads to the dark side of stagnation and frustration. :nod ...and burnout in...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-12, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,547
Posted By Gummee
C-dale has the Synapse to compete with the...

C-dale has the Synapse to compete with the Roubaix-s of the world try them too.

...but it all depends on what you want to accomplish. So what are you trying to accomplish other than 'getting...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-02-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,529
Posted By Gummee
Big +1 to the Paul's Thumbies. I've got my right...

Big +1 to the Paul's Thumbies. I've got my right (rear) shifter set up with one. The left is an old 6sp XT thumb shifter. No they don't match. Do I look like I care?! :D

I've been contemplating a...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-21-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gummee
+1 racing, the only time I'm on the tops is a...

+1 racing, the only time I'm on the tops is a climb. Get to the top and its back to either the hoods or drops. Mostly the hoods.

M
Forum: Road Cycling 12-21-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,211
Posted By Gummee
I haven't ridden my mtn bike since I left CO....

I haven't ridden my mtn bike since I left CO. Well... till yesterday and the only reason I didn't ride the cross bike yesterday is because a buddy needed to borrow it. I got to clean both bikes....
Forum: Road Cycling 12-20-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,362
Posted By Gummee
No such thing as too much grease.

No such thing as too much grease.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-20-11, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 897
Posted By Gummee
You need some of these...

You need some of these (http://www.competitivecyclist.com/product-apparel/2012-castelli-duo-ws-socks-7665.347.0.html)

Or do what I do and stay riding in your thin wool socks and add Belgian...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-15-11, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Gummee
When building wheels, I'll write my initials and...

When building wheels, I'll write my initials and the date on em by the valve hole.

Otherwise? Nope.

M
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-13-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,261
Posted By Gummee
I know whatcha mean. There were some nites where...

I know whatcha mean. There were some nites where I'd be thinking 'slow down or speed up! Pick one!!'

Course, that's why its 'racing' and not 'JRA'

M
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-12-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,261
Posted By Gummee
I think I tried a 51x15 in one of the A points...

I think I tried a 51x15 in one of the A points races at the end of the nite one Tuesday evening. While I could go a bit faster, it took me too long to get there. Net result: fail.

'Course...
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