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Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,177
Posted By JimmyA
Horses for courses. I have a frame pump that...

Horses for courses. I have a frame pump that fits each of my bikes, CO2's, and mini pumps. Short local ride: CO2's only - home isn't far away if I run out of CO2. Fast group ride? CO2's and a...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By JimmyA
This may not be your particular issue, but try...

This may not be your particular issue, but try lemon juice. Sweat turns some suncreens yellow. I have white jerseys, and lemon juice gets it out. Everything else sets. it.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By JimmyA
I think the HED's were the easiest build I've...

I think the HED's were the easiest build I've ever done.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-23-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,754
Posted By JimmyA
If you live anywhere wet don't use alloy nipples....

If you live anywhere wet don't use alloy nipples. Just stick with brass, build the wheels well, and don't worry about them until the rims wear out.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By JimmyA
It's a good idea to learn to launch the rocket...

It's a good idea to learn to launch the rocket straight down or into your gloved hand. Holding it until after you pull can be a bad idea depending on the pace. The last thing I want is to be...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,956
Posted By JimmyA
I have a syntace post that I like. They aren't...

I have a syntace post that I like. They aren't mentioned much, but they're good posts. Mico-adjust like the thomson.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-23-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,168
Posted By JimmyA
I've had luck with the 143. I rode it as my...

I've had luck with the 143. I rode it as my primary saddle for a few years. It was great for me, even on high mileage weeks or rides. I rode a few double centuries without any undue discomfort. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-10-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 658
Posted By JimmyA
+1 Build up your own bike for fun. For max bang...

+1 Build up your own bike for fun. For max bang for the buck, get a used bike on C-list.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-15-10, 02:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,381
Posted By JimmyA
...so much for a neutral feed. Or getting a...

...so much for a neutral feed. Or getting a bottle from a buddy.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-05-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By JimmyA
Don't do it!

Don't do it!
Forum: Road Cycling 11-05-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By JimmyA
There is an adjustment screw on the side of most...

There is an adjustment screw on the side of most dual pivot calipers. However, you can usually just grab the whole caliper and rotate it back into position. This book is really helpful if you're...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-05-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,805
Posted By JimmyA
Nice bike!

Nice bike!
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-04-10, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By JimmyA
Hida - what widths are you running? I'm thinking...

Hida - what widths are you running? I'm thinking of picking up a set of the 3T Rotundo Pros for a build I'm doing. Not sure whether I'm gonna rock a 40 or a 42 though.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-02-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,462
Posted By JimmyA
For mechs and brakes w/ cables.

For mechs and brakes w/ cables.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-02-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,462
Posted By JimmyA
I just weighed a reaction cable set at around...

I just weighed a reaction cable set at around 280g (trimmed for a small frame).
Forum: Road Cycling 10-29-10, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By JimmyA
If its ISIS check the inside of the splines -...

If its ISIS check the inside of the splines - mine wore out before the BB splines.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-05-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By JimmyA
I use the Road Machine and like it. I had an...

I use the Road Machine and like it. I had an issue with the first one I purchased and the company shipped me a replacement part asap.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-27-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,970
Posted By JimmyA
I happened to get a sweet chainring tattoo on the...

I happened to get a sweet chainring tattoo on the white panel of my shorts. Fredtastic. I used everything in the house to try and get it out. No-go. So I headed to the garage. Simple Green did...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-10, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By JimmyA
If you get an aluminum one, think about getting...

If you get an aluminum one, think about getting the BB chased and faced and the headset faced. I went though a headset and two BB's before I figured that one out. Here I though my bad self was just...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,374
Posted By JimmyA
736 miles

736 miles
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-20-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 592,068
Posted By JimmyA
@ hida - of course! I completely missed the...

@ hida - of course! I completely missed the connection. You were chatting with Dave and I.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-20-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 592,068
Posted By JimmyA
Just got my approval email. If anything, the 4s...

Just got my approval email. If anything, the 4s usually have more reasonable start times than the 5s.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-19-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 592,068
Posted By JimmyA
Thanks Hida - will do.

Thanks Hida - will do.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-19-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 592,068
Posted By JimmyA
Tour of Walla Walla for me. Might be the last...

Tour of Walla Walla for me. Might be the last race as a 5. 5th in the TT, 22nd in the crit, and 3rd in the RR = 4th in GC. I had a great time. I took a look at my TT numbers as compared to the...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,196
Posted By JimmyA
Your muscles can become strong faster than your...

Your muscles can become strong faster than your tendons can handle. Just up the mileage slowly and be careful.
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