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  1. I start the morning with whatever Malt-o-Meal is...

    I start the morning with whatever Malt-o-Meal is cooking, often a strong vanilla or cookie smell. But then I progress to the countryside, and have to contend with turkey farms, pig farms, cattle...
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    I think i finally found it. Looks like someone...

    I think i finally found it. Looks like someone has fit 32s on, and thinks 35s will fit too. So I should be good to go.
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    tire clearance on an old Sirrus

    Hi Gents,

    I'm thinking of picking up an older Specialized Sirrus on CL (minneapolis). It's in my size, a bit pricey for me, as i'm a cheapskate.

    It's a 90's model, but i'm not sure what year....
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    I do this:...

    I do this:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKeFLU-E0ps

    I've improved his knee operation in the last few years, but Herman has ridden over a 100 miles since I first put him on the bike (about 8...
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    it looks like he addresses that in the "finished"...

    it looks like he addresses that in the "finished" product. The tire looks accessable from the left side of the bike (non-drive side).
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    hey Bianchigirl, the fibercane rocks. the polo...

    hey Bianchigirl, the fibercane rocks. the polo groups I know of from "your area" are: Mount Washingto Bike Polo Association in Baltimore MD. Just a few hours. Unionville Pennsylvania has a hardcore...
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    Oh, I forgot to mention that the kit is for hard...

    Oh, I forgot to mention that the kit is for hard court polo, a short field where "flipping" and a small tap of the ball will work. The fibercane mallet I posted a second ago, is for whackingthe heck...
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    http://www.woodmallets.com/polo/TheFiberCanemallet...

    http://www.woodmallets.com/polo/TheFiberCanemallet.htm

    I play with the fibercane, on a grass field. Awesome! Order it "whippy".

    But I also used to mess around with making them. Skinny end goes...
  9. I was also thinking Ross, and i've seen double...

    I was also thinking Ross, and i've seen double downtube waterbottle mounts on those. The handlebar/stem is throwing me, though, and the fork. I remember a lugged or double crown fork, and the y-stems...
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    A few bugs to work out

    Hi,

    I moved, and have slowly been unpacking my bike shop (wife doesn't think it's as high priority as I do). When I recently unpacked my chain cleaner, I found it full of beetles.Just the upper...
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    very cool. I'm confused as to why they bothered...

    very cool. I'm confused as to why they bothered to double up on the bottom brackets and chainrings. Just to be cool? I think having a 106 tooth chainring machined out for them would have been waaaaay...
  12. this is just like my halloween tandem except in...

    this is just like my halloween tandem except in reverse. I do all the work for me and my medical grade teaching skeleton that rides on the back.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKeFLU-E0ps.
    ...
  13. Yes, so long as teh bottom of what is left there...

    Yes, so long as teh bottom of what is left there passes to below the bottom of your top tube, it will be absolutely safe. And make sure the tapered part is not going down into the seat tube, or you...
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    It's interesting that nobody seems to have...

    It's interesting that nobody seems to have similar problems...[/QUOTE]

    perhaps the rest of us have sufficient "natural" insulation.
  15. I have a deviated septum. so I have a hard time...

    I have a deviated septum. so I have a hard time blowing straight snot rockets. Suck it up n swallow. No sense in wasting perfectly good fluids and protein.
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    i've broken quite a few of these. They're always...

    i've broken quite a few of these. They're always a suprise when they go. It's gotten to the point where I now usually carry a spare. Not much the manufucturer can really do. It's a bolt. they don't...
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    Jerks like this guys cousin irk me to no end....

    Jerks like this guys cousin irk me to no end. Kudos to the CL poster for having the cahones for being willing to turn his jerk cousins in.

    I've had large rocks (from off a bridge), pennies, cans,...
  18. Just 2 choices? Upright or Mountain? What's...

    Just 2 choices? Upright or Mountain? What's upright anyway? I'm riding my fixed gear road bike. the attached picture doesnt snow the current bars though, currently choped and flipped bafs off an old...
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    Slower in the COLD.

    This topic has been discussed before. But I think I've thought of a new reason for the bike to be slower in the extreme cold.

    In previous threads, I've heard mention: air density, tire rubber...
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    And that includes me. Very impressive ball and...

    And that includes me.

    Very impressive ball and bike handling skills.
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    just ride while breathing through a snorkel!

    just ride while breathing through a snorkel!
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    Funky bars. Looks like a time trial commuter...

    Funky bars. Looks like a time trial commuter bike. compensation for loooooong legs and arms but a short torso? is it a fixed gear too? or just freewheeling?
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    It also looks a bit small for you. ...

    It also looks a bit small for you.[/QUOTE]

    small? I see almost no standover clearance. Looks to be the right size to me, if not a bit large. As long as your comfy RW&R. I'd have to see a picture...
  24. I haven't had issues with the fender getting into...

    I haven't had issues with the fender getting into my spokes, but have had tire rubbing if there's not enough clearance, or if it's a clip on fender, and it shifted or popped off from hitting a large...
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    check out the KTrak. http://www.ktrakcycle.com/

    check out the KTrak.

    http://www.ktrakcycle.com/
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