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Forum: Texas
06-25-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By glockenspieler

Passing through Georgetown TX - I really want an excuse to bring my CX bike

This makes it seem like I have way way more free time than I actually do (yeah, this is stressing me out) but I need to be in Georgetown TX for a week early in July and maybe again late in July. ...
03-14-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By glockenspieler

Just an addendum in case anyone else runs into...

Just an addendum in case anyone else runs into this.

All the holes are now tapped and by all appearances, the manufacturer was just using a very worn tap M6 tap. Ours followed the thread but...
02-27-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By glockenspieler

No, assume that they are out to linguistic lunch...

No, assume that they are out to linguistic lunch (I'm actually part linguist so I've had those...).

Yes, I started with the bolts that came with the Avid BB7 brakes. Because there was some...
02-27-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By glockenspieler

Quick update - Miracle Chan replied to me telling...

Quick update - Miracle Chan replied to me telling me that there's no need to buy a bolt and that it comes with the disc brakes.

Uhh.... I think there's a bit of a language barrier (their...
02-26-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By glockenspieler

Thanks for all the responses, here's a few...

Thanks for all the responses, here's a few things:

I did try a range of both metric and english bolts and the only one that really "seemed" like it could fit was the 6mm but I didn't keep track of...
02-26-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By glockenspieler

Blind so there won't be any going in the other...

Blind so there won't be any going in the other way.
02-26-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By glockenspieler

Actually I swung by the hardware store with the...

Actually I swung by the hardware store with the frame and tried a 5mm .8 pitch and the bolt was too small. It really seems like the first thread catches the bolt but then it stops, almost what...
02-26-14, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By glockenspieler

Would you tap that?

I'm building up a Chinese carbon AC024 cyclocross frame with mounts for disc brakes. The threads in the frame (they look like an aluminum sleeve in the frame) appear to be 6mm but when I try to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,023
Posted By glockenspieler

Weird thing about bike fit is that while it is...

Weird thing about bike fit is that while it is one of the most common recommendations from experienced riders to novices, as a novice it actually can be a hard recommendation to fulfill. In fact,...
08-06-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,603
Posted By glockenspieler

It will be interesting to see but I suspect that...

It will be interesting to see but I suspect that this will not be a warranty claim. I did email the shop with the info.

In the future, this will be something that I'll look at and maybe...
08-06-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,603
Posted By glockenspieler

No doubt it was chain suck happened. I might...

No doubt it was chain suck happened. I might even remember it happening, attack up a hill, standing, then total halt on the crank.

Interesting, looked at the wife's specialized tarmac and...
08-06-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,603
Posted By glockenspieler

A follow up from the OP (me), first thanks for...

A follow up from the OP (me), first thanks for the input.

And the answer is - Impact. If you pull the derailleur forward the bottom pulley meets the chain stay in exactly that location. When...
08-04-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,603
Posted By glockenspieler

I'd consider myself a middle of the A group rider...

I'd consider myself a middle of the A group rider (and if you know me and are reading this, just shut up and let me have that ok?), alot of climbing but no Greipel.

Here's a another image. ...
08-04-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,603
Posted By glockenspieler

Cracked carbon chain stay - Fault versus impact?

Friday, while quickly wiping down my baby for the weekend rides, I noticed what at first looked like a scratch but on further examination, is a fairly significant crack in the right chain stay. ...
06-27-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By glockenspieler

I'm a bit late to this thread but I'll add my two...

I'm a bit late to this thread but I'll add my two cents since I think OP is thinking along the same lines that I've thought over the last year. i've been going to a couple of years, and during the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By glockenspieler

Right, I meant skewer, not sure why I wrote...

Right, I meant skewer, not sure why I wrote derailleur...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By glockenspieler

I'm coming around to this view. I starting...

I'm coming around to this view. I starting questioning why I was doing this when i saw the guy with the aero helmet. On the century. Getting dropped.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By glockenspieler

Yeah, I think I didn't adjust enough since the...

Yeah, I think I didn't adjust enough since the weekly rides I do are pretty tight but everyone is pretty well behaved and there's not people surging and dying from one moment to the next.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By glockenspieler

Wheel overlap during large group rides.

I had a wee bit of a mishap this week and I'd like some feedback as to what I might have done wrong.

Ok, to set the scene, large century ride, I start off with the front group, hanging on for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,885
Posted By glockenspieler

Two hunters are walking in the woods and they...

Two hunters are walking in the woods and they stumble upon a bear with a cub. One hunter immediately pulls out some running shoes and quickly puts them on. As he's doing this, his companion says...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,885
Posted By glockenspieler

No doubt adding my two cents isn't necessary but...

No doubt adding my two cents isn't necessary but then being on here isn't either so...

I have several dogs on a some regular routes and have also had some novel dogs pop up at unexpected times. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,066
Posted By glockenspieler

Dialed it up to x watts? Hang on, is this an...

Dialed it up to x watts? Hang on, is this an attempt to update a hall of fame thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,651
Posted By glockenspieler

I really come here for the combination of...

I really come here for the combination of penetrating insight combined with nimble wit that always helps to clarify the situation. Thanks!
05-30-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,677
Posted By glockenspieler

Unfortunately speaking from experience, it is not...

Unfortunately speaking from experience, it is not uncommon for bike tickets to end up being entered as vehicle violations. In Georgia, the rate of bike tickets is sufficiently low that during the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,651
Posted By glockenspieler

It is funny how these threads are a game of...

It is funny how these threads are a game of telephone where the original context gets lost. I understand that when people run red lights, people might die. But rolling through the top of the T...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,651
Posted By glockenspieler

Yep, and as someone else noted, I'm not looking...

Yep, and as someone else noted, I'm not looking for sympathy.

It just seems that the magnitude of fines should reflect some kind of judgement about the seriousness of the infraction. I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,651
Posted By glockenspieler

But at 4 square miles, I can't possibly get my...

But at 4 square miles, I can't possibly get my miles in while staying in the city!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By glockenspieler

I read the summary and not the original paper,...

I read the summary and not the original paper, but one interesting result was a dose-response relationship, where more time using chamois butter, larger effect, but not present for non-users. So,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,651
Posted By glockenspieler

Yeah, I did the crime, I'll do the time, and so...

Yeah, I did the crime, I'll do the time, and so forth.

The ticketing effort here seems to be a rather recent development and enforcement has been pretty uneven. There has been a few warnings...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-12, 08:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,651
Posted By glockenspieler

Red light tickets, Offense < Fine

So, today I got the second red-light ticket of the year. I do a regular 20 mile commute through Atlanta, with a host of stop signs and traffic lights. Today, I approached a T intersection, where...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By glockenspieler

Thanks guys. I just signed up for a refresher...

Thanks guys. I just signed up for a refresher course. It is really an eye opener when something like this happens and i know that the pretty up to date recommendations are often to do very little...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By glockenspieler

First Aid after serious accident.

I know that the first and strongest recommendation in the case of a rider who has been seriously injured is to avoid moving them in the event of spinal injuries. I've also know that this needs to...
Replies: 42
Views: 2,522
Posted By glockenspieler

Did 101 yesterday solo and it really killed me. ...

Did 101 yesterday solo and it really killed me. I had 10 under my belt from last year but I've clearly lost some conditioning over the winter. Ugh, I'm looking at a century each weekend for April...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,236
Posted By glockenspieler

I think snarky responses are funny and all, but...

I think snarky responses are funny and all, but the issue actually isn't obviously stupid, which, in retrospect, makes the snark less funny. When you shell out money that doesn't come easy for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,538
Posted By glockenspieler

I do worry about some of you. Please go to the...

I do worry about some of you. Please go to the fridge and see if there isn't something you could eat.

As an aside about publishing in Nature, no way, best bet is to go to PNAS (Proceedings of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,405
Posted By glockenspieler

These definitely have made a difference for some...

These definitely have made a difference for some chronic calf tightness when worn as recovery. As best I can tell, there is moderately positive evidence for compression for recovery but virtually no...
01-15-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By glockenspieler

I really want to second the comment that at this...

I really want to second the comment that at this point, anything you do over the next couple of years will make you faster. I further encourage you not to over think it at this stage. I think the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 911
Posted By glockenspieler

Started at 8:something this morning on "Silk...

Started at 8:something this morning on "Silk Sheets" southwest of Atlanta. 100 miles solo unsupported, kinda. I did stop at the Roscoe General Store to get some water, otherwise didn't get off my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,764
Posted By glockenspieler

Look, you might be one fine specimen but it turns...

Look, you might be one fine specimen but it turns out that some people at work might not want to know if you are circumcised. So, if your body paints give you away, then you might consider just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,498
Posted By glockenspieler

Well, the white looks like crap. But in...

Well, the white looks like crap. But in general, seems like generally best to match saddle, but that's not in the pictures so can't say.

As for the cushions, are you visiting your grandmother?...
09-30-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By glockenspieler

Great and thanks for the input. I'll probably...

Great and thanks for the input. I'll probably end up alternating. Definitely not trying for less time on the bike, but Garfield is correct that I've also got other **** to do. I guess I hear...
09-29-11, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By glockenspieler

Junk Miles?

I've been riding seriously (as in, to improve speed/endurance) only about a year but over the summer I've been averaging over 200 miles a week (fairly hard) and really enjoying how much stronger I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 06:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,212
Posted By glockenspieler

Well, road bike, commuter, single speed, mountain...

Well, road bike, commuter, single speed, mountain bike and a current project build. Now, not having a garage is a bit of a problem but now that the kid is off to college, his room has become a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By glockenspieler

Was just riding there in May in Arches and...

Was just riding there in May in Arches and Canyonlands (and CO National Monument). I do have one lesson, learned the hard way: If you're riding, and going fast, like really fast and you don't...
07-28-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By glockenspieler

My understanding is that you are going to have...

My understanding is that you are going to have difficulty absorbing more than 24 to 30 oz of water per hour. If the fluid you take in has a high amount of sugar in it, then you can actually slow...
07-28-11, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,017
Posted By glockenspieler

I've been riding for a little while but only...

I've been riding for a little while but only recently got more serious and I have been experimenting with products for longer (>35 miles) rides in Georgia summers. I find HEED to be good for rides...
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