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02-14-19, 12:25 PM
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Posted By ricebowl

:lol:

:lol:
02-12-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 29,747
Posted By ricebowl

I'm a converted fan. A couple of things that...

I'm a converted fan. A couple of things that strike me as odd. Their most popular model according to them (not sure if the clem has overtaken it) is the Sam Hillborne. But they keep on messing...
12-06-18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By ricebowl

hmmm I'll doublecheck, it's the lockring that...

hmmm I'll doublecheck, it's the lockring that came with the new in package cassette. Easy enough to take a look at...
12-06-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By ricebowl

sometimes it's the basics. Appears this combo is...

sometimes it's the basics. Appears this combo is very sensitive when it comes to the limit screw. Has to be just right not too much, not too little. Was doing very minute adjustments. Still a...
12-06-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By ricebowl

Thanks for the suggestions. Having my morning...

Thanks for the suggestions. Having my morning coffee, I'll answer what I can before I double check suggestions.

I refer to two spacers in my post. One for using the 9-speed cassette on the...
12-06-18, 01:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By ricebowl

New drivetrain, chain rough on 11T Cog

Hi all,
This bike is my first build. One thing is driving me crazy, it runs rough in the 11T cog. Shimano XT M770 9-Speed MTB Cassette, Shimano deore rd-m592 derailleur, KMC 9-speed chain w/missing...
02-25-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 29,747
Posted By ricebowl

You guys are overreacting a little . Grant can't...

You guys are overreacting a little . Grant can't be a complete idiot that needs business advice from random internet posters.
Rivendell's been around since '94 he has to be doing something...
02-22-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 29,747
Posted By ricebowl

:lol:

:lol:
03-15-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,477
Posted By ricebowl

calories know your nationality :p? Probably...

calories know your nationality :p? Probably because they're busy running around working. The all inclusive gluttony interests me, being stuck on a ship doesn't. I like open spaces and roaming...
02-20-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,487
Posted By ricebowl

is there a difference between 110 BCD inner/middle and outer chainrings?

My univega viva sport has a double 110 BCD 5 bolt crankset. I mention inner/middle because it actually has the 74 BCD holes for a granny. It's my commuter so I want the lowest gears possible. So...
02-18-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By ricebowl

sounds like a fun project :p

sounds like a fun project :p
02-18-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By ricebowl

Thank you so much for the generous offer. Just...

Thank you so much for the generous offer. Just have to decide if I want to go my original route or try adding a granny. I never use the big ring, so maybe the drivetrain just having to handle the...
02-16-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By ricebowl

My Univega Viva Sport's double crankset is actually a triple

Pretty sure this is the stock sakae signature crankset. I was double checking my old measurements, since I want to buy some smaller chainrings, noticed something odd about my double crankset. Seems...
01-13-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By ricebowl

I saw the initial video and was a little...

I saw the initial video and was a little confused because I couldn't get a good idea of the layout of the road. Is this it?

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.9830017,-121.7733074,48m/data=!3m1!1e3...
01-07-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By ricebowl

I actually kinda like riding in the rain. But I...

I actually kinda like riding in the rain. But I avoid it because even with fenders I have to do too much maintenance to my bike after.
12-30-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By ricebowl

Runny nose for hours after riding in moderately cold,dry weather

This year after a couple of rides in the 40's I'd suffer from a really bad constant runny nose for hours, into the next day even. Cold and rainy I'm fine. The couple of times it happened it was dry...
12-03-15, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By ricebowl

huh?

huh?
Forum: Commuting
11-28-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,559
Posted By ricebowl

meh REI's earned my business most LBS haven't.

meh REI's earned my business most LBS haven't.
11-18-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 8,559
Posted By ricebowl

dui cleared

dui cleared
11-17-15, 02:34 PM
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Views: 24,660
Posted By ricebowl

Though I'm into wool, steel etc. type of stuff...

Though I'm into wool, steel etc. type of stuff not the biggest fan of grant's writing. I find it needlessly antagonistic and judgmental. I dropped by rivendell on a whim actually kind of expecting a...
11-15-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By ricebowl

I agree with Bikingshearer's post. Only nitpick...

I agree with Bikingshearer's post. Only nitpick he's being too kind in his description of 3rd st. :p.
11-10-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By ricebowl

I took it as a tongue in cheek comment. But a...

I took it as a tongue in cheek comment. But a lot of grapes for high quantity inexpensive wines do come from the area....
11-09-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By ricebowl

he's a warlock just doesn't have the same ring.

he's a warlock just doesn't have the same ring.
11-08-15, 11:46 AM
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Views: 809
Posted By ricebowl

she's a witch!

she's a witch!
Forum: Touring
11-06-15, 10:14 AM
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Views: 56,206
Posted By ricebowl

strike one...:p

strike one...:p
11-03-15, 09:17 PM
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Views: 1,449
Posted By ricebowl

lol thanks i was confusing lodi with livermore as...

lol thanks i was confusing lodi with livermore as the location of the giro d'vino. Finding a lodi rd. in livermore would've taken a while. That trail is nice.
11-03-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By ricebowl

While visiting friends in San Ramon, I've been...

While visiting friends in San Ramon, I've been exploring Livermore, beautiful and flat! Living in the SF area I'm not used to flat:p. I can't recall who's photos it was from the giro d'vino. but...
10-14-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By ricebowl

It was an enjoyable day. Wasn't expecting such a...

It was an enjoyable day. Wasn't expecting such a crowd. Nice to see the many families out and about having fun. Did feel a little like the GGB with the same type of users even the matching kit...
10-09-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By ricebowl

fighter jets are pretty awesome pieces of...

fighter jets are pretty awesome pieces of machinery. But I never make it out because I hate crowds.
09-25-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By ricebowl

Never met him but this makes me :love:.

Never met him but this makes me :love:.
08-29-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,963
Posted By ricebowl

Took me a second to recall the reference. If you...

Took me a second to recall the reference. If you don't need google you're old, a dork, or both.:p
08-26-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,963
Posted By ricebowl

My crane bell gets mixed results but I'm stuck...

My crane bell gets mixed results but I'm stuck with it now since resale is crap and it looks so darn nice.
08-20-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,998
Posted By ricebowl

Sometimes it's the people living a lifestyle that...

Sometimes it's the people living a lifestyle that have the worst service. Give me the person that wants to run a very successful business. You don't get there by pissing off customers. The L in...
08-14-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By ricebowl

Only the first lap around a velodrome counts :p.

Only the first lap around a velodrome counts :p.
08-12-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By ricebowl

:wtf:

:wtf:
Forum: Touring
08-04-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,709
Posted By ricebowl

taking offense over nothing. If it happened to...

taking offense over nothing. If it happened to me I wouldn't categorize that interaction, as described, as a negative one. Some people just aren't chatty, some normally chatty people aren't in...
08-03-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,477
Posted By ricebowl

Dozen pristine looking jelly donuts sitting in...

Dozen pristine looking jelly donuts sitting in the middle of the street. I thought about it for a few seconds...:o
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07-18-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By ricebowl

Beautiful tour. You certainly went bold on the...

Beautiful tour. You certainly went bold on the first day of a first tour.
07-15-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 16,934
Posted By ricebowl

yeah but his bikes are designed for <2 mile trips...

yeah but his bikes are designed for <2 mile trips to the grocery store and commuting :p
07-02-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,936
Posted By ricebowl

Since you mentioned Daly City, what about San...

Since you mentioned Daly City, what about San Bruno Mt? If you go up the colma side traffic is not really a concern Strava Segment | San Bruno Mtn- Price to Summit...
06-25-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,507
Posted By ricebowl

Exactly, you can drive 3300 miles across the USA...

Exactly, you can drive 3300 miles across the USA only needing to know one language. How many different languages would you need to know for that 3300 mile drive across Europe?

Racism :rolleyes:...
06-15-15, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By ricebowl

meh I prefer to ride in the bike lane if other...

meh I prefer to ride in the bike lane if other riders have a different preference for that stretch that's okay too. Doesn't matter if a knucklehead's riding in the bike lane or the promenade, still...
06-15-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By ricebowl

Maybe I'm misinterpreting your post as saying...

Maybe I'm misinterpreting your post as saying bikes shouldn't be ridden on the embarcadero promenade. While of course users should be courteous bikes are allowed there.

"The Promenade is a...
04-09-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,132
Posted By ricebowl

a-holes have been around for a while :p

a-holes have been around for a while :p
01-19-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By ricebowl

maybe bikelink? BikeLink? - On-Demand Bike...

maybe bikelink?
BikeLink? - On-Demand Bike Parking and Bike Sharing (http://www.bikelink.org/map)
01-03-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 23,513
Posted By ricebowl

I'd no sooner go to a plumber for a prostate exam...

I'd no sooner go to a plumber for a prostate exam than to a bike designer for diet and fitness advice.
01-03-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,378
Posted By ricebowl

Can't remember which company it was. But one of...

Can't remember which company it was. But one of the wool cycling cap co. has a model called the lestrade.
01-01-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,378
Posted By ricebowl

I made this purchase at the right time...But it's...

I made this purchase at the right time...But it's a custom 3-panel. Sorry no selfies I know I look like a dork wearing it:p....
Forum: Foo
12-03-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By ricebowl

When hobbies collide, shaving sharp knife

Got out of knife collecting a few years ago. But held onto this spyderco. I was always in the no leg shaving camp. But the specialized wind tunnel shaved/unshaved test got me thinking. Hey at one...
11-07-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,377
Posted By ricebowl

I have a titanico, a titanico X, and a brooks...

I have a titanico, a titanico X, and a brooks pro. My brooks was comfortable but one day it just decided not to be? So I decided to try SA. Fit and finish no comparison, brooks is top notch just...
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