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04-26-08, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By tribe3

Good tip thanks. I had thought about the nail...

Good tip thanks. I had thought about the nail polish but not the other product. Will do.

Bests
04-26-08, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By tribe3

Dropped chain on CF frame

hey all,

Like the title says. It got caught between ring 'n frame. I didn't grind the frame too much but it took away the paint and some loose CF hairs are showing.

Anything I can do like...
09-02-06, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By tribe3

With MTB I usually put the rear tire with the...

With MTB I usually put the rear tire with the rotation arrow in correct position to get better grip, and the front tire with the arrow in "reverse" to get better braking
08-30-06, 05:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By tribe3

+1 . Wind and heat/high humidity have...

+1 .
Wind and heat/high humidity have everything to do with avg speed. I only take in consideration my avg speed on this one particular trail that I do often because it starts 2 blocks from home. ...
08-29-06, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,161
Posted By tribe3

I started out with 12/13mph average about a year...

I started out with 12/13mph average about a year and a half ago doing maximum rides of 20 miles. I worked it up to 15mph and seemed to hit a wall and couldn't pass that average speed. (I'm not...
08-23-06, 10:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By tribe3

Unless you want to race or pose MTB shoes and...

Unless you want to race or pose MTB shoes and pedals is all you'll ever need. And depending the money you spend is the quality you get. If they are good for Pro mountain bikers they are good for you....
08-13-06, 09:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By tribe3

There are also pro MTB racers out there who need...

There are also pro MTB racers out there who need stiff soles so a medium to good MTB shoes is as stiff as any road shoe.

My Sidi MTB shoes and most Shimanos are hard soled enough that you don't...
08-12-06, 11:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By tribe3

I recommend Crankbrothers "candy" and MTB shoes....

I recommend Crankbrothers "candy" and MTB shoes. Great pedal with no adjustments needed -- and with MTB shoes you can walk around without ruining your cleats and looking like a duck.

Regards.
08-10-06, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,285
Posted By tribe3

Longest I did so far is 59 miles and as I was...

Longest I did so far is 59 miles and as I was ending the ride I believe all of the above was stopping me at the same time including my morale.
08-10-06, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By tribe3

5. Don't use cool looking dark "Oakleys" if you...

5. Don't use cool looking dark "Oakleys" if you can't see $hit. I know I put my wheel in that gap cause I didn't see it...
08-10-06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 961
Posted By tribe3

Great post Dauphin! I'm one more that's in...

Great post Dauphin!

I'm one more that's in better shape now at 50 than when I was 35, and I plan to "grow younger" (~Deepak Chopra) every year to come.

The pains and aches when you wake up --...
08-10-06, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By tribe3

Right! I didn't want to use the the term "bad...

Right! I didn't want to use the the term "bad luck" to not condition myself and decided to not give the elbow the chance to get worse. Ice worked wonders!! This morning I woke up painless (just a...
08-09-06, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By tribe3

Thanks! I'm still on medication for my back...

Thanks!

I'm still on medication for my back surgery since I had the sciatica nerve squeezed for too long and the pain persists, so I guess those pills will work on the elbow too.

I got off...
08-09-06, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By tribe3

Comeback and crash...

I was away from my bike for 2 months due to a disk hernia. I went through 1 month of unsuccessful non-surgical (but very painful) treatment, and finally had surgery 4 weeks ago.

I did my first...
01-30-06, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By tribe3

I had a good laugh! Knowing the story, your...

I had a good laugh! Knowing the story, your fingers in the first photo have a very humorous meaning!

Ok, now to photography: Your next lesson has to be playing around with the "white balance". The...
01-27-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,623
Posted By tribe3

Powerbars/gels, etc. have caffeine so I guess its...

Powerbars/gels, etc. have caffeine so I guess its ok. I drink coffee all the time and i'm still alive.
It is diuretic so if you take too much you'll have to stop to pee more often
01-27-06, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By tribe3

Well, changing the wallet to another place didn't...

Well, changing the wallet to another place didn't ease my pain, but the "industrial-strenght" pills he prescribed me did a good job.
Now, like someone said earlier, I never know exactly where my...
01-25-06, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By tribe3

Sciatica and the wallet

I went to the doc the other day for a sciatica pain that was killing me.


"What side does it hurt? he asked. "Left side", I replied. "What side do you use your wallet? he said with a "I knew...
01-24-06, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By tribe3

I finally got a "Oregon Scientific" for $50. I...

I finally got a "Oregon Scientific" for $50. I tried it out with a 45 min. treadmill run and
I like it; Simple enough and pretty big numbers for my aging eyes.

Next step is hoping it doesn't...
01-24-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By tribe3

humm, Interesting... Thanks for the heads-up. I...

humm, Interesting... Thanks for the heads-up. I guess there's a reason for it to be at such a "good price".

I'll look at other models.

Thanks again
01-24-06, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By tribe3

Is this a good buy?

I'm looking for a good HRM that won't break the bank.
I saw the S150 at a good discount... Or is it the normal price and the MSRP is inflated? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By tribe3

Sidi Dominator 5's

What Shoes!!! they are 10++ and also very purty!

It took me a while to decide myself to spend $200 on shoes but I'm I glad I bought them. 100 miles into them and I believe they are perfect :p
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-05, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,824
Posted By tribe3

I have the Evoke and love it. Very refined and...

I have the Evoke and love it. Very refined and responsive.

Here is a road test: http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/?pg=fullstory&id=2533
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 06:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,801
Posted By tribe3

Very funny!

Very funny!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-05, 06:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,680
Posted By tribe3

Why not give it a try before taking it to the...

Why not give it a try before taking it to the shop. It's not going to cost more if they are a little more srewed up and you might end up with the nice surprise that you don't need to take them ;)
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