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Forum: Commuting 08-28-10, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,407
Posted By brotherj
I didn't think about that. Good idea, but since...

I didn't think about that. Good idea, but since there wasn't an accident it probably wouldn't do any good.

Overall I'm just writing it off as learning experience. I've been commuting over this...
Forum: Commuting 08-27-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,407
Posted By brotherj
I can't believe she just did that (crash story)

Third commute on my brand new Surly LHT this morning. Beautiful day. I'm pedaling along down a fairly low traffic boulevard, totally enjoying myself, going through an intersection with a gas...
Forum: Touring 08-03-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,750
Posted By brotherj
Arrrgh!!!!! you pressure washed your chain?!?!?!?!

Arrrgh!!!!! you pressure washed your chain?!?!?!?!
Forum: Commuting 04-20-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,412
Posted By brotherj
55 yrs old 140 miles per week

55 yrs old
140 miles per week
Forum: Commuting 04-08-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,208
Posted By brotherj
+1 on the bibs and warmers. Once you try bibs...

+1 on the bibs and warmers. Once you try bibs you'll never go back. I rode bibs and knee warmers down to 30's this winter then switched to knickers for another 10 degrees then tights and silkies...
Forum: Commuting 04-08-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,161
Posted By brotherj
Not a problem

I have three cars and 5 driving age people in the family. Even with my cycling to work 90% of the time (sometimes I have off campus meetings) there is still a bunch of jockeying for the prefered...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By brotherj
Yes. I run a 10 speed triple on a 7 speed with a...

Yes. I run a 10 speed triple on a 7 speed with a 7 speed chain. No problems. There is a little adjustment needed in the FD but no more than installing a new 7 speed triple. As Sheldon notes, the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By brotherj
Yes...

That's the short answer. The late guru Sheldon Brown explains the speed sensitive parts at http://www.sheldonbrown.com/speeds.html and the chain rings are not part of them. I can also verify from...
Forum: Commuting 11-11-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,300
Posted By brotherj
Didn't work for me. I commute 28 miles a day 5...

Didn't work for me. I commute 28 miles a day 5 days a week and had H1N1 3 weeks ago. I started back on the bike this week and am struggling to get my speed and endurance back.

I hate being sick...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-13-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By brotherj
Ride more...

Ride more...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-13-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By brotherj
You can't be sure it's not safe to drink just...

You can't be sure it's not safe to drink just because of the sell by date. In my house there is a 2nd test..."Here dad is this milk still OK?" Dad has figured out that anything preceded by "Here...
Forum: Commuting 10-03-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By brotherj
I've got one on my mountain bike that has been...

I've got one on my mountain bike that has been trouble free for three years. (probably will break the next time out now ;-) ) As far as the weight...you're on an LHT for crying out loud.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-26-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By brotherj
You'll be fine with the 10 speed crank and an 8...

You'll be fine with the 10 speed crank and an 8 speed chain. I'm running a 10 speed Campy veloce with a 7 speed shimano cassette and 7 speed chain. Works fine. Sheldon Brown has a section about...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-26-09, 12:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,894
Posted By brotherj
Let's see 49% of deaths occured between 6 PM and...

Let's see 49% of deaths occured between 6 PM and 6 AM. Approximately half the deaths occur during half the day. Big surprise.
Forum: Touring 09-24-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,444
Posted By brotherj
Most are 5mm

Most are 5mm
Forum: Touring 09-24-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By brotherj
You will need to use a slightly longer spindle...

You will need to use a slightly longer spindle than expected due to the oversize down tube. My crank spec'd 113 spindle but it was a bit short for the dr to make the shift to the inner ring...
Forum: Commuting 08-01-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By brotherj
It's been rainy in Ohio as well. I don't mind...

It's been rainy in Ohio as well. I don't mind the rain but I don't like the t-storms...and the idiots who can't figure out that rain = wet roads = slick. I've had three near death experiences this...
Forum: Commuting 08-01-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,356
Posted By brotherj
You obviously don't know many city/county...

You obviously don't know many city/county employees. Around here the guy(s) (generic term for unspecified persons, not to specifically refering to gender or orientation) would call their supervisor,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-26-09, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By brotherj
Did you know you can just hit submit, submit,...

Did you know you can just hit submit, submit, submit, submit, etc. It looks like it will count all the submits. We can really let them know it isn't helpful.

Poorly designed web survey page. ...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-24-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By brotherj
Mailing the SN to Trek and having them look it up...

Mailing the SN to Trek and having them look it up sounds like the best plan.

Thanks for your help guys.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-24-09, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By brotherj
I know he's totally measuring wrong. I bought...

I know he's totally measuring wrong. I bought the frame from a Trek store and it came as a 58. I'm sure he's measuring it wrong, but I just don't remember any marking on the frame that says the...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-23-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By brotherj
Sizing a trek XO

I recently sold a Trek XO that I bought as a 58cm frame. The fellow I sold it to (ebay) is measuring it and saying it is way big, ie 63cm. I don't remember if there is a label on it that said what...
Forum: Commuting 07-22-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,117
Posted By brotherj
I lived up in Mission TX for about 4 years. ...

I lived up in Mission TX for about 4 years. Riding any distance put you out in cattle country very quickly. Calling 911 would get a deputy to respond...if he wasn't on the other side of the county....
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-22-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,457
Posted By brotherj
It came over the radio on my ride home that Steve...

It came over the radio on my ride home that Steve died of injuries received on Saturday. The motorist a 28 year old east side resident is being held. Alcohol was apparently involved.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-21-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,725
Posted By brotherj
I may sound stupid but what is brake checked?

I may sound stupid but what is brake checked?
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