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07-10-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,800
Posted By lpolliard

The sheriff's have enough evidence to get her for...

The sheriff's have enough evidence to get her for littering, $1000. Better justice then if the 3 foot law were in place where the fine is $50. SERIOUSLY?
12-11-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,553
Posted By lpolliard

No one mentioned that the impact was dead center...

No one mentioned that the impact was dead center in the windshield. If the rider was in the bike lane then the patrol car was way over to the right.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By lpolliard

Hanging Bike racks and Carbon bikes

I am looking at a lighter, hanging bike rack such as a Thule Helium Aero 3 instead of a platform style rack such as a Kuat. I want it for ease of installation and removal, but I do not want to risk...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By lpolliard

Are you sure it is stones and not metal? Rims...

Are you sure it is stones and not metal? Rims will flake off aluminum which can get imbedded in the pad. This makes a nice scratching sound and wears the rim even more. The temp fix is to dig out...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By lpolliard

Face palm. Where is Jean Luc Picard when he is...

Face palm. Where is Jean Luc Picard when he is needed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-13, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By lpolliard

Duct tape will fix it.

Duct tape will fix it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By lpolliard

Helicopter tape. ISC Helicopter-OG-HD Heavy...

Helicopter tape.

ISC Helicopter-OG-HD Heavy Duty Surface Guard Tape (14 mil Outdoor Grade)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,269
Posted By lpolliard

Get a small ID o-ring. Slice one side, install,...

Get a small ID o-ring. Slice one side, install, super glue closed. You can even glue to a dry cable so it won't slide around.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 615,813
Posted By lpolliard

Just bought some Rubino Pro III's from...

Just bought some Rubino Pro III's from ProBikeKit.com for $22.94. No tax, free shipping over $30 and $10 off over $100 (USA10).
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By lpolliard

Which Carbon Fork to put on '13 Titanium LiteSpeed

The head tube is designed for a taper but tapered forks are pricey. Any suggestions out there?
Thanks,
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-12, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,186
Posted By lpolliard

Rubino Pro x23's...a little tough the first time...

Rubino Pro x23's...a little tough the first time but afterwards no tools necessary.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By lpolliard

Giro Manaco I like the finger tabs for...

Giro Manaco

I like the finger tabs for pulling them off.
Mine are black on black. There will be a second pair in my expected distant future.
247591
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,780
Posted By lpolliard

For that price point I would look at the Synapse...

For that price point I would look at the Synapse Carbon 3. I have both Dura Ace and Ultegra. Comparing price to features I would go with the Ultegra unless you have money to burn. You really should...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By lpolliard

Your body will tell you what you need. After a...

Your body will tell you what you need. After a short break from riding my sweat can be very salty, to the point of burning my eyes. After a few consecutive days in the saddle the salt level in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,568
Posted By lpolliard

Don't get caught.

Don't get caught.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By lpolliard

Drink more water.

Drink more water.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,838
Posted By lpolliard

Take an anti-acid if you are living in Egypt on...

Take an anti-acid if you are living in Egypt on the river.
Otherwise, duh, go see that doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,931
Posted By lpolliard

236583

236583
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,478
Posted By lpolliard

Same fork situation with my warrantied Cannondale...

Same fork situation with my warrantied Cannondale frame. Now I have an '08 fork with an '09 frame. Luckily the color matches and the scheme still works.

I would of had a cow if they tried to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-12, 02:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,478
Posted By lpolliard

I weigh in at 220. I liked the cross section on...

I weigh in at 220. I liked the cross section on the '08. It was elliptical and very aero. I guess it was too narrow as I believe my aggressive rocking took it's toll. The '09 is more diamond shape...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By lpolliard

I have read the big problem with plastic bags is...

I have read the big problem with plastic bags is they can get wound up in your cassette and seize it up.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,478
Posted By lpolliard

I had an '08 Synapse down tube crack similar to...

I had an '08 Synapse down tube crack similar to yours. No problems with warranty replacement. I got a new '09 frame which had a different cross section on the down tube. It looked to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By lpolliard

Stick vs Bike

Anyone actually lose this fight? Do tell...or am I overly paranoid.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-11, 01:59 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By lpolliard

Had the same problems with both the Easton's and...

Had the same problems with both the Easton's and an Aliante saddle. Snapped two spokes on the rear and my saddle broke the same way. Easton is having problems with their spokes and will warranty...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,643
Posted By lpolliard

Just my two cents on a comfort fit for long...

Just my two cents on a comfort fit for long distance riding...

First and foremost I concentrate on the fore/aft position of the saddle. Once this is correct the rest is pretty straight forward...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,643
Posted By lpolliard

Never heard this advice before. I can't believe...

Never heard this advice before. I can't believe a few centimeters at the stem would give you a discernible feeling. Anyways, don't you mean the opposite? As in a short stem puts the bike out front?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,007
Posted By lpolliard

The dork disk is usually brittle enough to break...

The dork disk is usually brittle enough to break off with a pair of needle nose pliers.

Don't try to burn it off. There is an epic BF post on this technique.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,007
Posted By lpolliard

Protect your frame from cable rub and chain slap....

Protect your frame from cable rub and chain slap. You will wear a groove faster than you think you would.
This stuff works or get a sheet of clear protectors from your LBS. They always have a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By lpolliard

Don't fix it if it ain't broke. Most mid to...

Don't fix it if it ain't broke.

Most mid to high end bikes come with one of the top three brakes so there is no need to replace.
Even if I were to build up a bike I would still probably throw on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,407
Posted By lpolliard

Saturday was a beautiful day in your area. Try...

Saturday was a beautiful day in your area. Try forcing yourself on a few early morning rides. I guarantee when a warm weekend afternoon rolls around you will want to jump on your bike again.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,125
Posted By lpolliard

I would look at the Velokraft Nocom. I like.

I would look at the Velokraft Nocom. I like.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 11,138
Posted By lpolliard

I just wanted to know if those fast recumbents...

I just wanted to know if those fast recumbents actually existed. I haven't come across one yet. Most of the bent riders I come across are just cruising along.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 11,138
Posted By lpolliard

Ever Been Passed by a Recumbent?

I never have. Post your story.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,336
Posted By lpolliard

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,915
Posted By lpolliard

I like my Dura Ace gear indicator. I find it very...

I like my Dura Ace gear indicator. I find it very convenient.

That must be a cable adjuster as it is on the wrong side.
11-27-11, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By lpolliard

I used my 705 with a broken lock tab while...

I used my 705 with a broken lock tab while waiting for a replacement. I didn't think it would fall off. After less than a mile I looked down to see it missing. The vibration dislocated it. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,233
Posted By lpolliard

I didn't know cornering was so complicated. ...

I didn't know cornering was so complicated.

When I walk should I be weighting the front of my foot or the rear?
11-18-11, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By lpolliard

Just a little way south of Costa Mesa down PCH is...

Just a little way south of Costa Mesa down PCH is Laguna Beach where the seven sisters hang out. 5000 feet of climb over 30 miles. Here is the route. Be careful, I think one of the sisters took out...
11-18-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By lpolliard

+1000 This guy is living the life! With boat and...

+1000 This guy is living the life! With boat and bike who needs a car.
:thumb:
11-18-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 724
Posted By lpolliard

It is suppose to rain on Sunday. Be prepared or...

It is suppose to rain on Sunday. Be prepared or reschedule.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,431
Posted By lpolliard

Duct tape and fix that.

Duct tape and fix that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,610
Posted By lpolliard

Back in my college days, the eighties, my BF...

Back in my college days, the eighties, my BF bought a Miyata and convinced me to get a bike as well. I picked up a Univega, powder blue. My older brother told me it was a waste of money because...
11-17-11, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By lpolliard

Treat Yourself to the MetroLink

Expand your range and explore new areas of SoCal by using the MetroLink.

Last night I jumped the train south from Mission Viejo to Oceanside. The fair was cheaper than what it would have cost me...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,644
Posted By lpolliard

Park Tool Mlp-1 Master Link Pliers $13.95

Park Tool Mlp-1 Master Link Pliers

$13.95
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By lpolliard

Enjoy winter up there. Just think of me while...

Enjoy winter up there. Just think of me while you are knitting away, snow bound, while I am out riding around in 70 degree SoCal weather.
:thumb:
11-15-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,056
Posted By lpolliard

Congrats! Nice to hear good news on BF. Careful...

Congrats! Nice to hear good news on BF.
Careful on the ever expanding belt line now that your saddle time has been reduced.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 715
Posted By lpolliard

If it hurts when you sneeze? Then stop sneezing....

If it hurts when you sneeze? Then stop sneezing.

Does it hurt when you breath?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By lpolliard

I would consider a steep fast decent in the rain...

I would consider a steep fast decent in the rain a grievous rider error! The OP did report he fell @ 24 mph. ERROR!
:twitchy:

Helloooo! McFly...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,524
Posted By lpolliard

The force is strong in this one...

The force is strong in this one...
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