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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-04, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By mikey

Endura also make one. You can see it here:...

Endura also make one. You can see it here: http://www.wiggle.co.uk/v2_product_detail.asp?ProdID=5300005168

Mike
Forum: Commuting
05-24-04, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,266
Posted By mikey

Abus has consistently fared well in CyclingPlus...

Abus has consistently fared well in CyclingPlus magazine's tests. The April issue had the latest a review of locks which comprises going after these locks with a power tool. The top-rated U-locks...
Forum: Foo
04-25-04, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,006
Posted By mikey

jeff, Could you outline the procedure for...

jeff,

Could you outline the procedure for smoking the anaheims? Seeding, skinning, etc. Sounds like something that should go on a grilled italian sausage or into my corn bread recipe.
04-17-04, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By mikey

What kind of adhesive for AlphaQ insert?

Hi everybody,

The subject line pretty much says it all. I'd like to know exactly what kind/brand of adhesive is used for the alu. insert in Alpha Q carbon steerer forks.

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-04, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By mikey

Hi there, I can't speak about the PI's, but...

Hi there,

I can't speak about the PI's, but I do own a pair of Assos Campionissimo Evo Bibs. I've used them for over two years now and they show very little wear. I'd say they're good for 2-3 more...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-03, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By mikey

There's limited sizes available from the...

There's limited sizes available from the following canadian outfit:
www.giroposte.com
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-03, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By mikey

I'm the same size as allgoo19 and Tridevil, and...

I'm the same size as allgoo19 and Tridevil, and size small is definitely for me, both in Castelli and Campagnolo clothing, including jerseys. I have a pair of medium Assos Campionissimo bibs, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-03, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,550
Posted By mikey

Rich, You could not have put it more clearly...

Rich,

You could not have put it more clearly and succinctly. The first thing one needs to invest in is one's health. Without that, you won't live to see your retirement. If you also save some cash...
10-16-03, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By mikey

Thanks Joe, that did the trick NM

Mikey, try to clear all your cookies, restart the computer and then login.[/QUOTE]
10-16-03, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By mikey

That's interesting. I never log out, at least...

That's interesting. I never log out, at least from my computer at home, yet now, I find I have to log in every time, in spite of the "save name/password" feature being selected.

What's going on?
...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-03, 07:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,076
Posted By mikey

Hi there, My commute is about 40 km each....

Hi there,

My commute is about 40 km each. More than 3 days in a row is pushing it for me.

Mike
09-08-03, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By mikey

Darren, I bought one of those about 3 years...

Darren,

I bought one of those about 3 years ago, and it is still going strong after near daily use. I have no problem inflating to 120psi. The only caveat, and a minor one at that, comes when you...
08-20-03, 04:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By mikey

Steelman Eurocross or Serotta Fierte Cross?

Some of you may have seen the following paragraph posted elsewhere. I haven't had much feedback so here it is again.

Help me out here folks. I'm in the perhaps enviable position of having to...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-03, 03:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,756
Posted By mikey

Daniel, I've had excellent luck with...

Daniel,

I've had excellent luck with Panaracer Paselas. I use the 1.25" ones with the kevlar bead, mounted on Bontrager Select rims, inflated to 80psi. Maybe 3 punctures in about 6000kms. Yes,...
07-18-03, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By mikey

Thanks for the info so far. Late, I...

Thanks for the info so far.

Late,

I plan on using this bike as an all-rounder, i.e. for commuting (80km round trip), for recreational road rides of 2-3 hours, and hopefully for some off-road...
07-18-03, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By mikey

How to determine fair value?

Hi all,

I am currently looking at purchasing a used frame/fork over the internet. My problem is determining what is a fair price to pay. Are there any guidelines or rules of thumb one can use?...
06-23-03, 06:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,227
Posted By mikey

KD- the canadians out there will know what that...

KD- the canadians out there will know what that is, there are no subs for this

Marmite- none of that Vegemite stuff here;)

Defeet socks and Ciussi cages for the bike stuff

Mike
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-03, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By mikey

Tony, You might also want to post inquiries...

Tony,

You might also want to post inquiries here (http://www.hydromedia.com/) . There are many helpful and friendly people there.

Good luck,
Mike
Forum: Introductions
01-18-03, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By mikey

Machka, No racing for me either, though I am...

Machka,

No racing for me either, though I am a fan of long rides. 200 km would certainly be the longest for me. My best in 2002 was 173 km. Thanks for the info, I'll bear it mind.

Mike
Forum: Introductions
01-16-03, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By mikey

Welcome aboard Machka, from another 'Pegger. ...

Welcome aboard Machka, from another 'Pegger.

Let us know when you get your Marinoni.

Mike
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-02, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,799
Posted By mikey

In addition to Fubar5's comments, you can get a...

In addition to Fubar5's comments, you can get a feel for a builder's reputation by poking around the web as well as googling the newsgroups. In addition to that, email the various builders with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-02, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,799
Posted By mikey

Why not have a set custom made? Lighter,...

Why not have a set custom made? Lighter, stronger, cheaper... how can you go wrong? I recently bought a set of road wheels from Brazen Cycle Works (http://www.eteamz.com/sites/brazen/) ,
and I...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-02, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,989
Posted By mikey

Styk33, I noticed that your name showed up...

Styk33,

I noticed that your name showed up in the feedback for "federalpublicsafety" for just such a unit, which sold yesterday. What condition was it in? Did it come with a receipt and a warranty...
10-18-02, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By mikey

PaulG, Have a look at Bill Pearl's book...

PaulG,

Have a look at Bill Pearl's book "Getting Stronger". He has cycling specific workouts, one for in-season, one for off-season. I can't comment on their effectiveness though, as I'm just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-02, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By mikey

Have you tried sniffing around the Calfee owner's...

Have you tried sniffing around the Calfee owner's forum? They are generally a nice bunch of people, and usually more than willing to help you. After some research and a few questions directed at the...
09-04-02, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By mikey

Oly, I put some 1.25" Panaracer Pasela's on...

Oly,

I put some 1.25" Panaracer Pasela's on my 26" Bonty Selects this week and I've done 160 km without incident. I too was wondering how narrow a tire I could get away with (that is what you're...
09-01-02, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By mikey

There is also: http://www.boure.com/

There is also: http://www.boure.com/
08-24-02, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By mikey

Ditto on Zinn's book. I've rebuilt my mtb using...

Ditto on Zinn's book. I've rebuilt my mtb using this book, as well as troubleshooted other day to day problems. It has yet to fail me. You can have a look at several pages of it at amazon.com. Be...
08-21-02, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By mikey

Netso, These are very comfy bibs, but I have...

Netso,

These are very comfy bibs, but I have to admit, I recently got a deal on a couple pairs of Campy bibs and they are significantly more comfortable, at a significantly lower price. AFAICT, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-02, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By mikey

Actually, it was slightly longer than a century:...

Actually, it was slightly longer than a century: 173km in 5hours 31 minutes. That's about 108 miles for those of you still in the ice age;)
08-08-02, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By mikey

Everyone, Thank you for taking the time to...

Everyone,

Thank you for taking the time to reply to my query. The situation is that I have access to a decently priced set of Nucleons, except they've got the Campy hubs and I run Shimano 9spd.
...
08-08-02, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By mikey

Shimano 9spd cassette on Campy hub?

Without much success in search mode, I find myself asking you guys if a Shimano 9-speed cassette will work on a Campy hub?

mike
06-11-02, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By mikey

My right 105 shifter was acting sluggish last...

My right 105 shifter was acting sluggish last year. I flushed it out with WD40 to no apparent detriment to the hoods or any other part and it worked fine. I did it again a couple weeks ago with still...
05-28-02, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By mikey

Apparently, OLN will bless us canucks with...

Apparently, OLN will bless us canucks with another year of the TdF. Here's the link to their broadcast schedule:

http://www.facetheelements.com/tourdefrance/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-02, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,941
Posted By mikey

...and then there's the formula provided here: ...

...and then there's the formula provided here: http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/fitting.htm

Let us know what length that gives you Lotek
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-02, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By mikey

In addition to lubing the bearings, I regularly...

In addition to lubing the bearings, I regularly lube the pedal surface and the springs. For this I use White Lightning, although I'm sure any other wax-based lube will do. For the pedal, I apply a...
04-27-02, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By mikey

I spent the winter pedaling on my Tacx Excel...

I spent the winter pedaling on my Tacx Excel trainer and I really enjoyed it. The feedback it gives is fantastic. In fact, that is what kept me going on some of the longer workouts. It does have...
03-10-02, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By mikey

It may be splitting hairs, but is the measurement...

It may be splitting hairs, but is the measurement taken with the clamp open or closed?
02-08-02, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,662
Posted By mikey

Actually, if you want a cold street corner, you...

Actually, if you want a cold street corner, you have to go to Kuujjuarapik in Quebec. When you're waiting for the sled on the corner of Ookpik Ave. and Wemindji Way and the wind is blowing off the...
01-27-02, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By mikey

Hi everyone, I have just finished reading...

Hi everyone,

I have just finished reading Gerd Schraner's book The Art of Wheelbuilding. According to him, there are two reasons for spoke failure: firstly, you will be breaking spokes if there is...
Forum: Introductions
01-01-02, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By mikey

Holiday greetings and hello from Winnipeg

I hope everyone has a safe and prosperous 2002: the year of the palindrome. I ride road and MTB, but, given the climate here, I also ride inside. :(

Regards,
mikey
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