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10-09-18, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By Spire

Thanks for the info but do you have and...

Thanks for the info but do you have and information on the question asked?
10-08-18, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By Spire

It is a carbon seatpost that came with the bike...

It is a carbon seatpost that came with the bike whose length matches the seat tube exactly (they are one on top of each inside the tube). There is certainly not the ability to move it out a few...
10-08-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By Spire

Better to err on the side of too high and too low?

I had a bike custom made a few years back and a profession fitter recommended that I lower the saddle a centimeter or so. The reason why I'm hesitatant is because the seat post would have to be cut...
10-28-17, 04:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,293
Posted By Spire

That's great!! Now he just needs to make the...

That's great!! Now he just needs to make the stickers bigger!
10-22-17, 03:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,293
Posted By Spire

The "Stop a *****bag" series have a lot of videos...

The "Stop a *****bag" series have a lot of videos as they stop Russian drivers. I particularly like it when a driver pisses them off and they just cover the windscreen with huge stickers
10-22-17, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Spire

That sounds pretty fair, let me add an...

That sounds pretty fair, let me add an explanation.
10-22-17, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Spire

New Strava Based website - Sporra

Over the last few months I've made the Sporra (https://www.sporra.net) website which motivates users to ride with a variety of different goals. I'm trying to get it off the ground, I'd be really...
10-22-17, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,745
Posted By Spire

Yeah, this video has been around for a long time,...

Yeah, this video has been around for a long time, makes me giggle every time.
10-22-17, 02:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,817
Posted By Spire

Never ceases to amaze me that people would just...

Never ceases to amaze me that people would just so brazenly assault somebody who had done nothing to them...
10-17-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By Spire

How is "falling asleep" a defense? Or for that...

How is "falling asleep" a defense? Or for that matter, "I didn't drink any alcohol".
09-15-11, 11:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,495
Posted By Spire

Good video to illustrate the point. While legally...

Good video to illustrate the point. While legally completely the drivers fault, being legally right while seriously injured still isn't good.
09-15-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,495
Posted By Spire

Here in Japan, this specific situation comes up...

Here in Japan, this specific situation comes up on the traffic tests. It is generally accepted that motorbikes and bicycles will ride up the side of traffic and cars have to look out as they will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,317
Posted By Spire

Does Tire Colour matter? (from a technical standpoint)

I was chatting a with a friend of mine and he was claiming that black tires are better than the equivalent model of coloured tire. (He was specifically referring to the continental Grand Prix 4000)
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09-04-11, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Spire

Good work! Looks like you found a nice ride with...

Good work! Looks like you found a nice ride with plenty of beautiful scenery!
Forum: Foo
07-19-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Spire

Trying to get a free trip to New Zealand, please vote on this photo

Trying to a free trip to New Zealand. The drawing with the most votes wins.

I would be most appreciative if I could gets some luv (:)) in the form of votes here. (vote via Facebook)


...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,294
Posted By Spire

Flashing or not. A poorly positioned light can be...

Flashing or not. A poorly positioned light can be just terrible at those approaching from the opposite direction
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-10, 08:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,923
Posted By Spire

+1!

+1!
Forum: Commuting
11-29-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Spire

Here in Japan (and I assume in other places in...

Here in Japan (and I assume in other places in the world) they pay people to sit at intersections and count vehicules as they go by. Cars, pedestrians, cyclists get counted. Figures could be based on...
10-12-10, 06:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,299
Posted By Spire

I refuse to ride with friends without a helmet. ...

I refuse to ride with friends without a helmet.

I would never be able to live with myself if I caused them to fall and hurt their head.
10-07-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,163
Posted By Spire

My condolences. I hope that driver never...

My condolences.

I hope that driver never gets to drive another vehicle again, ever. They obviously can't be trusted to use it in a responsible manner.
10-07-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By Spire

"car fled the scene" What kind of people are...

"car fled the scene"

What kind of people are these? Crunch over a person leaving them injured on the street. I sure hope that underground parking lot has cameras.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,361
Posted By Spire

It depends how far you are back. Even at 10m back...

It depends how far you are back. Even at 10m back you can still get a decent pull. I find I am high enough up to be able to see completely over smaller vehicles and can often see through the back and...
Forum: Foo
10-06-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Spire

Has anyone ever used the SleepTracker PRO?

Has anyone ever used the SleepTracker PRO?

It is supposed to be able to detect your sleep level and wake up you up at the optimal time.

http://www.verseo.com/sleeptracker.html
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,898
Posted By Spire

I was thinking of asking the same question! Looks...

I was thinking of asking the same question! Looks like we got some answers. I'll have to give them a try too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,723
Posted By Spire

Cool idea, too bad its only for US addresses...

Cool idea, too bad its only for US addresses though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Spire

Because its an affiliate link. Isn't posting...

Because its an affiliate link. Isn't posting links like this against forum policy?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By Spire

Cold weather gear and a good group of friends!

Cold weather gear and a good group of friends!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,482
Posted By Spire

I find the compression stuff really does work for...

I find the compression stuff really does work for recovery, there is a huge difference when I wear it overnight.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-10, 06:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,052
Posted By Spire

If you dislike them so much, why ride in them?

If you dislike them so much, why ride in them?
Forum: Asia
09-26-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,549
Posted By Spire

I'm not sure if I can go in October (its the...

I'm not sure if I can go in October (its the first weekend after my exams, I think I want to get out of town)
I might be able to head out in November.

How good is the turnout, usually?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Spire

Its nice to hear of GOOD stories from customer...

Its nice to hear of GOOD stories from customer service!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Spire

I have the same saddle rack and smaller bag for...

I have the same saddle rack and smaller bag for my roadbike. They work really well and are surprisingly light.
09-22-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,073
Posted By Spire

Seems to be it depends on what gearing you are...

Seems to be it depends on what gearing you are using as you go up the hill and riding style as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Spire

No worries! I'm glad to help.

No worries! I'm glad to help.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Spire

I should think so. Of course, I would double...

I should think so. Of course, I would double check with a bikeshop just to be sure that they have something in stock that will fit.

I don't know what sort of weight you would be able to get on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Spire

I looked at the photo and there appear to be...

I looked at the photo and there appear to be screws near the rear brakes. Can you check in that area too?
Forum: Commuting
09-22-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By Spire

I doubt you look like that while driving 60kph on...

I doubt you look like that while driving 60kph on a 8-lane road.

The reason why I say this is because many recumbents, including the one I saw on this commute appeared to be entirely below the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Spire

I don't know that model in detail but are their...

I don't know that model in detail but are their screws in the frame near the rear wheel?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,844
Posted By Spire

Wow, I think that sums it up rather well!

Wow, I think that sums it up rather well!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,472
Posted By Spire

To be honest, I don't think either of you were...

To be honest, I don't think either of you were particularly courteous.
Forum: Commuting
09-21-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By Spire

The reason why I figured they were dangerous is...

The reason why I figured they were dangerous is because they seem to be below the level to which automobile drivers usually look for obstacles. That's about it.
Forum: Asia
09-21-10, 04:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,549
Posted By Spire

I'm in the west suburbs too! (Fuchu)

I'm in the west suburbs too! (Fuchu)
Forum: Commuting
09-21-10, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By Spire

You could get cycling shoes. Most of them dry out...

You could get cycling shoes. Most of them dry out pretty quickly.

Do you not have a locker at UNI (its pretty standard to have on here in NA)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-10, 02:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,368
Posted By Spire

Putting silliness aside. I don't really know...

Putting silliness aside.

I don't really know your fitness level or the roads but lets say it was level terrain with no stops. If you had a roadbike and were relatively fit you should be able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-10, 02:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,880
Posted By Spire

And it will allow others to spam heavily!:D

And it will allow others to spam heavily!:D
Forum: Commuting
09-20-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By Spire

Commuting on a recumbent

As I commuted in this morning I saw a guy riding a recumbent along a road with pretty heavy traffic.

I don't know if he was new at it, but it just didn't seem that steady as it was going along...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,880
Posted By Spire

I didn't even know that BF had been bought away...

I didn't even know that BF had been bought away from the founders...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,864
Posted By Spire

That was exactly what I thought when I decided to...

That was exactly what I thought when I decided to make the site. I was checking streetview or aerial shots to see what a road was like. It really doesn't get much traffic yet due to the small amount...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,549
Posted By Spire

I had a tire stored for a couple years and put in...

I had a tire stored for a couple years and put in on the bike over the weekend, it was harder to get on the rim, seemed a bit less stretchy (not that it would have had a lot to begin with) and was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By Spire

At 6"0 and a 31" waist myeslf I usually have...

At 6"0 and a 31" waist myeslf I usually have little trouble finding stuff that fits me. Infact I bought one pair of bib shorts that were too loose over the shoulders and am going to have to stitch an...
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