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Forum: Commuting
07-03-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 45,149
Posted By yote223

Toothpaste on lenses?? Are you NUTS! The last...

Toothpaste on lenses?? Are you NUTS! The last time I checked , toothpaste has abrasives!
03-14-15, 04:49 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,453
Posted By yote223

That might be fine for your country which is...

That might be fine for your country which is about the size of a postage stamp, (and yes I have been to Singapore) but the USA is third only to Russia in Square miles. Vehicles are a necessity if you...
02-27-15, 03:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,300
Posted By yote223

Built this 1X10 last spring. It has been serving...

Built this 1X10 last spring. It has been serving me very well. It's a Blast to ride.
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01-12-15, 04:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,274
Posted By yote223

Roger That !!!!!

Roger That !!!!!
Forum: Touring
08-20-14, 12:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,048
Posted By yote223

My 1x10 Cx/Hybrid runs a 40T front with a 11-36...

My 1x10 Cx/Hybrid runs a 40T front with a 11-36 in the rear. I find it quite useful over-all. That gives me a range of 1.11 - 3.63 to 1 ratios. Your current low would be a 1.36 to 1 low. Gear-Inch...
Forum: Foo
08-13-14, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,324
Posted By yote223

Absolute Genius, Absolute Classic !!! Mrs....

Absolute Genius, Absolute Classic !!! Mrs. Doubtfire, Birdcage, Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets... the list goes on.... It is sad that sometimes, those with such incredible talent also suffer from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-14, 03:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,208
Posted By yote223

Kind of reminds me of a line from an old "Kinks"...

Kind of reminds me of a line from an old "Kinks" tune; "Paranoia Will Destroy Ya".
Forum: Triathlon
08-09-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,122
Posted By yote223

Do you always let others rent space inside your...

Do you always let others rent space inside your head??
Forum: Triathlon
08-09-14, 03:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,122
Posted By yote223

Sorry Champ, you're a day late and a dollar short.

Sorry Champ, you're a day late and a dollar short.
Forum: Triathlon
08-08-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,122
Posted By yote223

The last time I checked, a person was entitled to...

The last time I checked, a person was entitled to his/her "IMHO". But I guess that isn't so around here. Have fun with your repressive little world that have here kids. Typical Liberal thinking. If...
Forum: Triathlon
08-07-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,122
Posted By yote223

Not worth wasting my time on this kind stuff.....

Not worth wasting my time on this kind stuff.....
Forum: Triathlon
08-07-14, 01:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,122
Posted By yote223

I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed...

I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent. Thank a Veteran that you can still spew senseless drivel without consequence.
Forum: Triathlon
08-02-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,122
Posted By yote223

I've done my "challenges". Against AK-47's and...

I've done my "challenges". Against AK-47's and RPG's. BTDT. (been there, done that for the uninitiated).
At least mine were for the right reasons. IMHO Tri's and marathons are for morons.

P.S....
Forum: Touring
08-02-14, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,068
Posted By yote223

Fire wood? Better off keeping the weight on the...

Fire wood? Better off keeping the weight on the back. Better yet, just carry a folding saw.
Forum: Triathlon
08-02-14, 01:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,122
Posted By yote223

Just because you "Think" you can do something...

Just because you "Think" you can do something doesn't mean you "Should" do it! IMHO, most triathletes and marathoners are morons. Pushing yourself to the point of losing control of your bodily...
08-01-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,574
Posted By yote223

I see No reason for QD's. Just a theft waiting to...

I see No reason for QD's. Just a theft waiting to happen. Delta Hub-Lox's are a much better choice. Use a security cap screw for the seat and put a "U" lock through the seat tube and rear wheel and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-14, 11:04 AM
07-31-14, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,389
Posted By yote223

This is another option that is highly...

This is another option that is highly recommended; Drop-Stop Chainrings (http://www.wolftoothcycling.com/)
07-31-14, 03:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,389
Posted By yote223

This is my 786 Shadow plus GS clutch derailleur...

This is my 786 Shadow plus GS clutch derailleur with a 785 XT Hollow-TechII crank. I added the Paul chainkeeper and it is flawless.

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07-25-14, 03:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,902
Posted By yote223

20 yrs.in the Military taught me to "Prepare for...

20 yrs.in the Military taught me to "Prepare for Anything" and "Plan for the Unexpected". Just getting out of bed in the morning is the biggest risk that we all take. Any one of a million things can...
07-24-14, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By yote223

Shimano exterior is standard English Thread. Just...

Shimano exterior is standard English Thread. Just went through the same ?? with my LBS concerning a newer Trek 3700. Hollow Tech II's , GXP etc... type BB's will fit right in. You have a lot to...
07-24-14, 01:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,663
Posted By yote223

Never. Do Not Stoop To That Level.

Never. Do Not Stoop To That Level.
Forum: Commuting
07-22-14, 01:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,608
Posted By yote223

Nothing more than a beer-can on wheels. Or in...

Nothing more than a beer-can on wheels. Or in simpler terms; A death trap. Pray like he!! that you don't hit a Deer!!!
Replies: 39
Views: 2,940
Posted By yote223

It's nice to know that you still have the "Mojo"...

It's nice to know that you still have the "Mojo" to do it. But it is also good to take time to " Smell the Roses " so to speak. There is nothing wrong with being a "sleeper". Keep that Ace up your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-14, 03:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,676
Posted By yote223

"Stay Away" ?? Not a chance !! People like you...

"Stay Away" ?? Not a chance !! People like you are too much fun NOT to mess with. Hope that we meet on the trail some day. Maybe tip an Ale. Slaite!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-14, 02:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By yote223

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-14, 02:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,676
Posted By yote223

"you know absolutely nothing" That is why I...

"you know absolutely nothing"

That is why I do not do "Group Rides" or most other types of "Organized" rides. Too much "Elitism" and waaay too much spandex. Life is too short for cr_p like that....
07-17-14, 03:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,069
Posted By yote223

Gee! "I LOVE my bike and I don't want it stolen,...

Gee! "I LOVE my bike and I don't want it stolen, but I hate locks!" What am I going to do**********"

Bottom line is; LOCK IT OR LOSE IT !!! Your choice. Vanity or security. Nuff Said.

I'll be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 02:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,680
Posted By yote223

I don't see any prob. But then I don't ride road...

I don't see any prob. But then I don't ride road bikes with bologna skins for tires either. Jmo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 24,387
Posted By yote223

Simple entertainment for simple.....

Simple entertainment for simple.....
07-14-14, 01:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 36,507
Posted By yote223

My Deore XT's shift 2 gears up, and 4 gears down....

My Deore XT's shift 2 gears up, and 4 gears down. All with a single throw of my thumb. I am shifting a dozen times a mile riding in town and the Rapid-Fire's are flawless.
07-03-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,139
Posted By yote223

You could try a different style of grip. these...

You could try a different style of grip. these are the ones that I use. Ergon GS2 Lock-on Grips W/2f Barend Black Large - Modern Bike...
07-03-14, 03:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,227
Posted By yote223

Wow. This stuff ranks right up there with...

Wow. This stuff ranks right up there with basketball, tennis and golf. I think that I will be busy watching paint dry. And after that, I will go for a ride.
07-02-14, 02:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,793
Posted By yote223

Disc. Come to the "Dark Side".

Disc. Come to the "Dark Side".
07-01-14, 01:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 39,326
Posted By yote223

390549OnGuard Bulldog with frame clamp. Pretty...

390549OnGuard Bulldog with frame clamp. Pretty simple stuff that works well.
06-30-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,645
Posted By yote223

This one is becoming my "all around" ride. It's...

This one is becoming my "all around" ride. It's my 1x10 I built this winter. I tacked wing-nuts onto my rack screws so it is QD. My fenders are also QD.

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06-28-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By yote223

It doesn't matter what you want to "call it" If...

It doesn't matter what you want to "call it" If it fits and you like it, then ride the hell out of it. I just built a flat bar "CX/ Hybrid" or whatever you want to call it. One buddy calls it a Cx,...
06-28-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By yote223

Over 1100 of them here. Bags - Modern Bike...

Over 1100 of them here. Bags - Modern Bike (http://www.modernbike.com/bags)

Or here. Nashbar - Packs & Bags (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/SubCategory_10053_10052_204669_-1_204646_204646)

Bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,135
Posted By yote223

Simple entertainment for simple...... P.S...

Simple entertainment for simple......

P.S Don't forget to factor in the rotation of the Earth and the gravitational pull of the Moon.
06-28-14, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By yote223

A New Bike!! Well, Almost....

I just swapped the Suntour suspension fork on my Trek 3500 Disc for a carbon one. According to my fish scale, I shaved 5.10 lbs. The geometry changed a bit, but it feels for the better. It now feels...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,626
Posted By yote223

Midnight till about 2 am right after work.

Midnight till about 2 am right after work.
06-28-14, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,604
Posted By yote223

It's a Bike, Not the Space Shuttle.

It's a Bike, Not the Space Shuttle.
06-27-14, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,513
Posted By yote223

Just lose the helmet and you won't have to worry...

Just lose the helmet and you won't have to worry about it. Jmho.
06-26-14, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,664
Posted By yote223

Quit wearing the PIA's and you won't have to...

Quit wearing the PIA's and you won't have to worry about it.Jmho.
06-26-14, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 469,495
Posted By yote223

Helmets Suck!! Period.

Helmets Suck!! Period.
06-26-14, 01:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,413
Posted By yote223

All of this for a stupid Tree Rat?? It's called...

All of this for a stupid Tree Rat?? It's called "suicide". Simple entertainment for simple.......
Forum: Touring
06-25-14, 03:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,227
Posted By yote223

I have found that a good old fashioned shot of...

I have found that a good old fashioned shot of Lysol spray disinfectant does wonders. I use a bivy on canoe trips in the BWCA. Maybe follow it up with some of their wipes if you want. Get the regular...
06-23-14, 02:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,270
Posted By yote223

My 1x10 came out at 23 lbs minus the tool bag. ...

My 1x10 came out at 23 lbs minus the tool bag.

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Forum: Foo
06-22-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,825
Posted By yote223

Short of being Shot At, I can't think of much of...

Short of being Shot At, I can't think of much of anything that would prevent me from taking a piss break.
Really people, nothing is THAT important.

P.S. Got any "great ideas" for taking a dump on...
06-20-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By yote223

Sigma BC 8.12 Wired Cycling Computer: Black -...

Sigma BC 8.12 Wired Cycling Computer: Black - Modern Bike (http://www.modernbike.com/sigma-bc-8.12-wired-cycling-computer-black)
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