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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 204
Posted By loxx0050
Has anybody tried a dead blow hammer to the pedal...

Has anybody tried a dead blow hammer to the pedal wrench? I've found that extra nudge will get stuck bolts to move.

And next time, a bit of bearing grease or anti-seize compound (if you have...
Forum: Foo 07-27-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 178
Posted By loxx0050
So, did you have a question or just posted a pic...

So, did you have a question or just posted a pic of one you just installed?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-15-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,867
Posted By loxx0050
+1 I keep mine in a sandwich baggie in my...

+1

I keep mine in a sandwich baggie in my back jersey pocket when riding (to keep it dry from my sweat and also in case it rains unexpectedly). For emergency use only just in case.

Last...
Forum: Touring 06-16-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By loxx0050
Garmin Edge 500 has fantastic battery life, mine...

Garmin Edge 500 has fantastic battery life, mine does as I can get a hours on end without having to charge. Up to 18hours claimed lift on a charge and lightweight. Plus, since they are 2...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-03-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By loxx0050
For power meters - check this guys site out: ...

For power meters - check this guys site out:

The Power Meters Buyer?s Guide?2015 Edition | DC Rainmaker (http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2015/10/buyers-guide2015-edition.html)

He updates it every...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-07-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15,806
Views: 2,522,767
Posted By loxx0050
I haven't posted in a long time since last fall I...

I haven't posted in a long time since last fall I went on a shopping spree including building up a road bike with Ultegra 6800 and upgrading my TT bike to 11 speed.

The most recent purchases are:...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-13, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By loxx0050
You do realize in a complete vacuum that both...

You do realize in a complete vacuum that both will hit the ground at the same time? The difference in falling rates is the feather has more air resistance.

But, I have out coasted featherweight...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-27-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,636
Posted By loxx0050
I bought a lot of stuff the last couple of months...

I bought a lot of stuff the last couple of months but haven't listed them yet:

Components:
Ultegra 6700 12-25 cassette
Ultegra 6700 brakeset, silver (deal off of local craigslist)
3T Aero Bar...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-04-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By loxx0050
I realize that but if you are paying $150 to get...

I realize that but if you are paying $150 to get the chainrings you want and will never use the 50/34 than it is still a waste of money (there most likley won't be enough of a secondary market to...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By loxx0050
Buy it right or buy it twice. If you don't need...

Buy it right or buy it twice. If you don't need it now just wait until you can buy the one you want. I've learned that lesson every now and then. For the most part I know better but sometimes end...
Forum: Triathlon 10-30-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,350
Posted By loxx0050
Look for a clearance entry level aluminum tri...

Look for a clearance entry level aluminum tri bike if you are looking for new at a bike shop. Otherwise, $1500 on the used bike market can get you a decent carbon tri bike if you can find one in...
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 10-16-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 308,952
Posted By loxx0050
Have: -Profile Design Aerolite Clip-On...

Have:

-Profile Design Aerolite Clip-On Aero Bars (Fully Adjustable length, pad width and some pad height settings) with recently replaced arm rest pads; currently has the shims for 26mm bars on...
Forum: Triathlon 10-07-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By loxx0050
That was a very good read and glad you had a...

That was a very good read and glad you had a great experience. Kudos to you on the swim time as you are 30 years my senior and I think at my swimming pace currently I'd be happy to finish a 1.5k...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15,806
Views: 2,522,767
Posted By loxx0050
I picked up a couple of new saddles for the road...

I picked up a couple of new saddles for the road and Tri bikes.

For the road got an ISM Adamo Prologue and the for the Tri got a ISM Adamo Time Trial.

Also received a Bontrager Aero Bottle...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-30-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,722
Posted By loxx0050
I have a bunch of old cotton undershirts that I...

I have a bunch of old cotton undershirts that I have a stockpile of to clean up stuff like chains/cassettes and the occasional spill in the garage (they used to have 4 normal openings to start with...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-30-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,281
Posted By loxx0050
Looking in my garage this weekend as I was...

Looking in my garage this weekend as I was setting up my newest bike to go for a first extended ride it dawned on my this....I've purchased 5 bikes in the past 2 years. It is getting crowded in my...
Forum: Triathlon 09-27-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 283,559
Posted By loxx0050
Picked this up a few days ago. New 2012 Felt B12...

Picked this up a few days ago. New 2012 Felt B12 (clearance from local bike shop).

http://i.imgur.com/FpgZvuih.jpg

New Ultegra 6700 cassette is on order but not received yet but these wheels...
Forum: Triathlon 09-26-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 683
Posted By loxx0050
Tri Bike Accessories

I finally pick up a dedicated TT/Tri Bike, a 2012 Felt B12 on clearance from the local bike shop. I preferred this over the 2013 because of the derailleurs, color (didn't like the white for 2013)...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-25-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,281
Posted By loxx0050
I don't even want to add up the total this year...

I don't even want to add up the total this year alone. It is really high as I just bought a brand new clearance model Felt Tri Bike yesterday which was just under $2500 out the door (including...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-25-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15,806
Views: 2,522,767
Posted By loxx0050
http://i.imgur.com/FpgZvuih.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/FpgZvuih.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-23-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,636
Posted By loxx0050
Spending way too much lately: - Cassettes -...

Spending way too much lately:

- Cassettes - Ultegra 6700 11-28 and Tiagra 4600 11-25 (for a indoor trainer/backup duty wheelset)
- Spin Doctor Wheel Truing Stand
- Spoke Wrenches (Spokey Red &...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By loxx0050
I've done a few Tri's already and swimming is...

I've done a few Tri's already and swimming is still the part I am weakest at IMO. But I am trying to get to the podium in the next few years (hopefully) and can freestyle it the whole way but am...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By loxx0050
Wow, that is one part that scares me about Tri's...

Wow, that is one part that scares me about Tri's is getting kicked by a breast stroker and losing my googles or worse. It is a serious stroke of bad luck to had a hand broken by that though. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-13, 02:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,761
Posted By loxx0050
If we are strictly talking around the $5k budget...

If we are strictly talking around the $5k budget then I'd get one of these:

337915

If budget was unlimited (crossing fingers I win the lottery) then I'd go a few steps up to this:

337916
...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15,806
Views: 2,522,767
Posted By loxx0050
I picked up a set of these for almost half off a...

I picked up a set of these for almost half off a retail off of craigslist. Gotta love the impulse purchases of the college student who works at a bike shop that realizes that he should've used that...
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