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10-24-10, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By jgsjr

I just replaced two Mavic CP22/Specialized wheels...

I just replaced two Mavic CP22/Specialized wheels under warranty.
05-05-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By jgsjr

I have used: 109, 113, 115, 118 bottom brackets.

I have used: 109, 113, 115, 118 bottom brackets.
Forum: Commuting
04-24-08, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By jgsjr

http://http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f316/jgsj...

http://http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f316/jgsjr/03-09-08_1321.jpg

I converted a mountain bike over to a commuter using mostly old parts. I used a single speed kit from Performance, some 26...
10-29-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,944
Posted By jgsjr

Blue Slacks Blue Tie White Shirt Bike ...

Blue Slacks
Blue Tie
White Shirt
Bike

I'm a Mormon
10-13-07, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,314
Posted By jgsjr

This works for me..... 44:15 for the road...

This works for me.....

44:15 for the road and 42:18 on the trails. No chain tensioner needed. Drop the rear wheel to change ratios

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f316/jgsjr/FrontDouble.jpg...
10-12-07, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By jgsjr

Thanks, I wil shoot Paul's an emai to see if it...

Thanks, I wil shoot Paul's an emai to see if it will work.

I just got rid of the disks and just bought the 29" wheel so I want to keep it for a while.

One brake in the rear was fine to start...
10-06-07, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By jgsjr

V brake for 29" front.

I put a rigid fork on my old mountain bike and saw I had plenty of room for a 29" wheel. The only problem is that the noodle does not clear the top of the tire. Are there any long reach V Brakes...
09-28-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By jgsjr

How big is your frame? I have noticed problems...

How big is your frame? I have noticed problems with compact cranks and small frames causing really sharp chain lines.
08-10-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,217
Posted By jgsjr

Click on the bike, and go down to the specs,...

Click on the bike, and go down to the specs, country of orign for components is listed as Italy... Shimano has a plant in Italy? It is assembled in Italy too, apparently. Frame is from China,...
08-07-07, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By jgsjr

Also check your rear wheel. I had a guy come...

Also check your rear wheel. I had a guy come into the shop insisting he needed a new bottom racket. He had a "click" everytime his right foot was in the 3 o'clock position. Turned out he did have...
07-13-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By jgsjr

Send you money to Dave....wait a year and a half

Send you money to Dave....wait a year and a half
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By jgsjr

That is interesting are they USCF approved races?...

That is interesting are they USCF approved races? I have no problem using mine in local races.
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgsjr

Everyone is different, maybe? There are spinners...

Everyone is different, maybe? There are spinners and there are mashers.

Interesting how people who never met me or seen me race can make blanket statements about what gear ratio I should be...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgsjr

Over geared but on the podium....go figure. ...

Over geared but on the podium....go figure.

I run 48x15 or 48x16 on the street.
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By jgsjr

I ride on a 250 meter 44 degree banked track. I...

I ride on a 250 meter 44 degree banked track. I am a Cat4 (should have 3 by the end of the season) and run 48x13 for almost everything. For sprints 50x13.
Replies: 27
Views: 1,049
Posted By jgsjr

I am there every Tuesday night...

I am there every Tuesday night training/monitoring. I race on Fridays...I am the only one wearing Evil cycling's jersey.
03-13-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 12,385
Posted By jgsjr

We had our first night of Racing in Dallas...

We had our first night of Racing in Dallas (Frisco Superdrome) last Friday.
02-07-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By jgsjr

I live in Dallas and the best place to get parts...

I live in Dallas and the best place to get parts is American Cyclery, but they are in San Fran.

If you are in Dallas come on up to the track in Frisco. We are open Tuesday and Thursday nights...
01-19-06, 09:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,062
Posted By jgsjr

http://www.myspace.com/jgsjr

http://www.myspace.com/jgsjr
11-27-05, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By jgsjr

I just started rollers again last week. I bought...

I just started rollers again last week. I bought them last year, tried them once and tossed them in storage. This year a friend of mine kept going on and on about rollers. I finally pulled mine...
10-12-05, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By jgsjr

fixed gear

1. Can you race a fixed gear in cyclocross in a offical race --USCF race
2. Is a brake required by USCF?

I know rule vary by event. I can Time trial my fixed gear legally, but I cannot race it in...
09-16-05, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By jgsjr

Hilly or not? "I ride a 39x15. Before my...

Hilly or not?


"I ride a 39x15. Before my month off I was considering upping that to 42x15."

In Dallas, TX I ride 49x15
09-14-05, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By jgsjr

I was in Vancouver last week. It is a bit hilly,...

I was in Vancouver last week. It is a bit hilly, but there were several messengers on fixed gear riding the streets. I talked to a few and they seemed friendly enough. You may also want to try the...
06-27-05, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By jgsjr

The "white one" was the Langster Pro which is no...

The "white one" was the Langster Pro which is no longer produced. It came with Sugino cranks, Dura-Ace hubs, and Open Pro Rims and cost about $1300.
06-11-05, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,644
Posted By jgsjr

Well, a Dura Ace hub is metric like his BB and it...

Well, a Dura Ace hub is metric like his BB and it uses 1/4 bearings.......
The Dura Ace hub uses 9 bearings on each side and it is a bit smaller than a BB race so 11 bearings do not seem excessive. ...
06-11-05, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,644
Posted By jgsjr

My Dura Ace hubs use 9, 1/4 bearings on each side.

My Dura Ace hubs use 9, 1/4 bearings on each side.
06-11-05, 10:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,401
Posted By jgsjr

Harris and American Cyclery both show EAI in...

Harris and American Cyclery both show EAI in stock.

I don't believe Dura Ace come in an 18.
06-06-05, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,678
Posted By jgsjr

I was told that I could not enter with a fixed...

I was told that I could not enter with a fixed gear in the local crits.

Time Trials now that is different.
06-06-05, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,678
Posted By jgsjr

Maybe it was to get people talking about...

Maybe it was to get people talking about him......

Do something different and people will talk. In the large bike club I am a member of I know a handful of people by name, but it seems everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-05, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By jgsjr

Heard rumors that Lemond my be on the way out. ...

Heard rumors that Lemond my be on the way out. They are no longer producing the Fillmore. All three teams listed as sponcered on the Lemond racing web page are now using other brands.

Any one...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-05, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By jgsjr

Joe sold me my Victorie last year. There were...

Joe sold me my Victorie last year. There were plenty on the floor.
05-28-05, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,346
Posted By jgsjr

Wow... I went to the Lemond racing page to...

Wow...

I went to the Lemond racing page to look up who Lemond was sponcering to pick up a jersey for when I ride my road bike. Lemond lists Webcor, TIAA-cref, and Quark (womens). Visiting...
05-26-05, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By jgsjr

Agreed. On my rough road set, I run 32 front...

Agreed. On my rough road set, I run 32 front using 2 leading/2 trailing and 36 in the rear 3 leading/3trailing (14 guage). For the regular road I run a Ksyrium Equipe radial lased front ( from a...
05-19-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,556
Posted By jgsjr

I didn't say it was a fast or painless death. ...

I didn't say it was a fast or painless death. But, I haven't bought any Van Hagar or other new "rock". Newer punk bands I buy.
05-19-05, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By jgsjr

I use DuraAce and E.A.I. and trust both of them. ...

I use DuraAce and E.A.I. and trust both of them. However I do have a front brake mostly for the benefit of the club members I ride with.

"Trust, but verify." Ronald Reagan
05-17-05, 01:54 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,556
Posted By jgsjr

Classic Rock, Hard Rock....the stuf from before...

Classic Rock, Hard Rock....the stuf from before Rock and Roll died (when David Lee Roth left Van Halen).

Also a couple of years ago my 16 year old son discovered these "new groups"--- Ramones,...
05-16-05, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By jgsjr

Front brake is not required as far as I know of. ...

Front brake is not required as far as I know of. For free repairs on the road you need to have your bike inspected at a local bike shop, but it is not required to ride. When I wheeled my bike into...
05-16-05, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By jgsjr

MS 150 Red River Challenge on a fixie

MS 150 Red River Challenge on a fixie.

Ride report (NOT a solicitation for funds)

Once again, the predominately-South winds of North Texas turned 20mph head winds for the MS 150 Dallas to...
05-05-05, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By jgsjr

Langster Pro Built a spare set of wheels ...

Langster Pro

Built a spare set of wheels
Specialized Alias saddle
Profile Design Bullhorns and Front brake lever
Look PP357 pedals
Polar 725
Tufo S33 Special tires

I gave my Lemond...
05-02-05, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By jgsjr

You can use Google Maps and look at the satellite...

You can use Google Maps and look at the satellite view. You could drive the route before hand. Or if you do alot of riding pick up a copy for DeLorme Topo software.

Also you didn't mention which...
04-05-05, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,637
Posted By jgsjr

I run 28 spokes front and back. I weighed a bit...

I run 28 spokes front and back. I weighed a bit more than you in the off season and I never had a problem with my wheels. (Mavic Open Pros/Dura Ace)
04-03-05, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By jgsjr

I just did a 80 mile rally Saturday with...

I just did a 80 mile rally Saturday with bullhorns.
03-02-05, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,812
Posted By jgsjr

I need a new set of tires for my street-track...

I need a new set of tires for my street-track bike, and would like to try something new. Please give me your opinion via the following survey:

Where do you live? Dallas, TX

How many miles do...
02-08-05, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By jgsjr

I use them on both my bikes. They are...

I use them on both my bikes. They are unrepairable, if the sealant does not work. I have over 5k miles on one set without a flat and the tires are still oin good shape.

I am interested in...
01-22-05, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,188
Posted By jgsjr

That's all I ride now a days club rides,...

That's all I ride now a days club rides, rallies.........

I usually ride 48x16, but I will adjust gears to the terrain.
01-15-05, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By jgsjr

"I've heard nothing good about them." They...

"I've heard nothing good about them."

They are the best tire I ever used. I will never use a regular clincher again....now you have heard something good about them.


"Why use what basically...
01-15-05, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By jgsjr

Tufo tubular clinchers are non-repairable --...

Tufo tubular clinchers are non-repairable -- there is no tube.

If sealant doesn't fix the problem it's time for a new tire.

5k miles and no flats.......no need to replace
01-14-05, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By jgsjr

On my road bike I have a clincher and a tubular...

On my road bike I have a clincher and a tubular wheel set..... I prefer the tubulars.

On my fixed gear I run Tufo Tubular Clinchers. 5k miles without a flat. I usually do not carry a spare tire,...
01-07-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,333
Posted By jgsjr

The Minoura Hyper-Mag which has groumets built...

The Minoura Hyper-Mag which has groumets built into the trainer.





Minoura Trainer (http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=17628&subcategory_ID=4120)
01-07-05, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,333
Posted By jgsjr

I like them. I own most of them now. Big Gear...

I like them. I own most of them now. Big Gear and Climbing were the ones I started with and branched out from there. I had a few of Chris Carmichael's tapes, but they got old....Lance this Lance...
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