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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By hueyhoolihan
it's all about the gear inches.

it's all about the gear inches.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,336
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i've been buying noname, carbon, stems,...

i've been buying noname, carbon, stems, handlebars, frames, forks, saddles, and seatposts from ebay for years now, without incident.

i've also removed the tag from my mattress, and yet the feds...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,606
Posted By hueyhoolihan
it's probably ti. i had a custom one make years...

it's probably ti. i had a custom one make years ago. they gave me three finish options: polished, brushed or bead blasted. that one, like mine, looks to be bead blasted. sort of a non-descript dull...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-17, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By hueyhoolihan
they've been making bikes for quite a while, need...

they've been making bikes for quite a while, need approximate age of bike, at least. :)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-07-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,245
Posted By hueyhoolihan
IME, that's about right. without eating anything...

IME, that's about right. without eating anything before a ride, which i do quite often, i'm good for a couple of hours before i start paying the price.

BTW, i had to laugh at a recent post (not...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-07-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,436
Posted By hueyhoolihan
mtbs and road bike braking requirements WRT...

mtbs and road bike braking requirements WRT safety and performance vary quite a bit.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-07-17, 05:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,725
Posted By hueyhoolihan
so does this mean that Spacely Sprockets and...

so does this mean that Spacely Sprockets and Cogswell Cogs weren't competitors? :foo: i'm devastated...

pot stirrer. :p
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-07-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By hueyhoolihan
what is wrong with cotton for summer? i...

what is wrong with cotton for summer? i understand why it's not best for cold.
Forum: Touring 06-07-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,331
Posted By hueyhoolihan
not too many can finish off a ride, including a...

not too many can finish off a ride, including a bear encounter, with a refreshing Starbucks. :thumb:
Forum: Touring 06-07-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,634
Posted By hueyhoolihan
as far as food goes, what with all the convience...

as far as food goes, what with all the convience stores around, carrying food seems foolish to me. although, i'll stuff a candy bar or two, or banana in my top tube bag, to eat while riding. when i...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-07-17, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By hueyhoolihan
if you are lucky you may be able to purchase (and...

if you are lucky you may be able to purchase (and use your existing hub and rim) a newer hyperglide freehub. they can be had for under 25 dollars on the web. like this one...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-07-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i would seriously consider using the 80PSI. at...

i would seriously consider using the 80PSI. at about the same weight, i find that it's plenty. and go to 25mm tires, or even 28mm tires if the bike can handle them. sometimes the back is more...
Forum: Touring 06-07-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i've ridden the section in both late spring and...

i've ridden the section in both late spring and early autumn, from Crystal Springs, through Caliente, to Cedar City, Knabe and up to the turnoff to the North rim, a number of times on a motorcycle....
Forum: Touring 06-07-17, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i've, from time to time, put my thermarest inside...

i've, from time to time, put my thermarest inside my sleeping bag and my sleeping bag inside my bivouac sack. to pack, i just released the air from the pad and rolled it all up. when in camp, first...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-07-17, 01:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By hueyhoolihan
that should be enough info for most of the spoke...

that should be enough info for most of the spoke calc's i've used on the internet.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-07-17, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By hueyhoolihan
the shimano 600 seatpost that i have has a small...

the shimano 600 seatpost that i have has a small 'Shimano 600' just below the adjusting screw. it's labeled vertically. and, i think, could easily be polished off.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-06-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i had disc brakes on my road bike for a while,...

i had disc brakes on my road bike for a while, but being accustomed to a quiet ride, the squealing got to me. no matter what i did, they would eventually squeal after about 50-100 miles. i eventually...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-06-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By hueyhoolihan
Joe.. formally known as "Stan's friend Joe."...

Joe.. formally known as "Stan's friend Joe." apparently, for unknown reasons :) , they've had a falling out.

but, 80psi on a 38mm wide tire. isn't that a bit much? not that it's really any of my...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-06-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By hueyhoolihan
a little research should turn up a number of...

a little research should turn up a number of spoke calc type programs on the web. they run the gamit, IME, from useless to pretty good.

best to get ERD and spoke count of rim and a couple of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-06-17, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By hueyhoolihan
looks identical to my Shimano 600. probably from...

looks identical to my Shimano 600. probably from the late 80's.

OTOH component manufacturers, IME, often labeled the same product with different model names. for instance, my '87ish Stumpjumper...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-06-17, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,832
Posted By hueyhoolihan
first things first. find the size of the rim. ...

first things first. find the size of the rim.

if the old tire was indeed on the rim and you could get it off without destroying it, then most likely the rim is a 700c (622mm in diameter). if the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-06-17, 10:10 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,245
Posted By hueyhoolihan
one would think that, from some of the things...

one would think that, from some of the things written here, that mammals hadn't evolved over millions of years a natural inclination to eat sensibly by virtue of a thing called 'appetite'. but...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-06-17, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By hueyhoolihan
jeesh!

jeesh!
Forum: Touring 06-06-17, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,272
Posted By hueyhoolihan
the question should be, i would think is, "how am...

the question should be, i would think is, "how am i going to determine whether ANY new bag i get will be warmer than the one i have, which is not warm enough?".

and in general, "the higher the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-06-17, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By hueyhoolihan
i've used Tekro cross levers on road bars. they...

i've used Tekro cross levers on road bars. they have worked very well for me. they are nothing special though. just brake levers. i don't care for road levers, in general, and haven't used them for...
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