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Forum: Foo
11-03-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By aluckyfiji

With the kids I would not go (i think that is...

With the kids I would not go (i think that is south) of union square to much as you will end out where I stayed (Geary and Van Ness) and it was not an attactive part of town (a few homeless,...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-04-06, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By aluckyfiji

What do I need to know?

So I am really thinking about getting a custom steel frame for myself for graduating, again, but I have a few questions to see what people have to say...

What I am looking for:
Lugged Steel...
Forum: Foo
08-04-06, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By aluckyfiji

San Francisco Infromation (food, bars, etc.)

So in a month I will be at a HUGE nerdfest in San Francisco and I know there are alot of people on the board from the area and I need your input...
The conference is in and around the Moscone...
07-21-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By aluckyfiji

should the ride not be on March 14th? pi=3.14

should the ride not be on March 14th? pi=3.14
06-29-06, 07:22 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,164
Posted By aluckyfiji

I have been on Lipitor for years and from what I...

I have been on Lipitor for years and from what I have been told, if you do not fast it does not significantly affect your total cholestreol (LDL and HDL), but it will affect your trigylicerides (they...
06-29-06, 06:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,500
Posted By aluckyfiji

Chemistry research assistant (current) ...

Chemistry research assistant (current)
Part-time farm hand
Undergraduate research assistant
Waterfront director at a summer camp (got to swim and drive boats all summer)
Staff counselor...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-06, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By aluckyfiji

you could consider deda hydra bars, like the FSA...

you could consider deda hydra bars, like the FSA k-wing and i only taped up about 2" past the hoods... the tops are nicely shaped, but I realy like the transition area to the hoods, drops are fine...
Forum: Foo
06-15-06, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By aluckyfiji

Jon Stewart (from the Daily Show on Comedy...

Jon Stewart (from the Daily Show on Comedy Center) at William and Mary (W&M), he graduated from there back in the late-80's, I think and was added to do the commencement in '00 or so, and it was only...
Forum: Foo
06-14-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By aluckyfiji

I am sorry that is how you view it... but yes,...

I am sorry that is how you view it... but yes, every day many horse are sold at auction for the sole purpose of food (dog, humane, geletin, etc.) but if a horse does break its leg (I am not referring...
Forum: Foo
06-14-06, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By aluckyfiji

last i heard, he was doing fine... they had a...

last i heard, he was doing fine... they had a little bit about him this past weekend on espn and abc before the belmount... he still has months of stall rest/swimming pool and he is still not in the...
Forum: Foo
06-14-06, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By aluckyfiji

if a horse does not move the broken leg (this is...

if a horse does not move the broken leg (this is were these underwater treadmills come in) they can run into circulation problems and the leg will die from lack of blood flow/infection in the leg
...
06-04-06, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By aluckyfiji

The only downside to removing the FD is that it...

The only downside to removing the FD is that it acts a chain guide. I am not saying you will drop your chain, but you might without the FD. YOu dont have to run the cable to it, just set the...
05-28-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By aluckyfiji

Thanks for the ballpark... I am just trying to...

Thanks for the ballpark... I am just trying to place the birth of my Basso Gap using the spacing
05-26-06, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By aluckyfiji

when did the standard change

from 120 to 126mm drop out spacing? And then from 126 to 130mm?
Just wondering...
05-18-06, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By aluckyfiji

Velocity hubs... I know Tony sales IRO with 126...

Velocity hubs...
I know Tony sales IRO with 126 spacing it is listed on his website...
Does Formula sale through QBP or J&B, if so can they be spaced to 126 with spacers?
Or should I ask... does...
05-18-06, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By aluckyfiji

velocity hub on a 126 spacing

Does anyone have a velocity hub on a 126mm spacing? The reason I am asking is QBC has it listed as a 120mm and I would rather not cold set my frame down to a 120mm b/c in the future I might want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-06, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,016
Posted By aluckyfiji

oh Now In Box... i hope you do get it.

oh Now In Box...
i hope you do get it.
05-15-06, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By aluckyfiji

custom wheel track hub

so i am wanting to upgrade my wheel set on my fixie... i currently have an old 6sp Record hub with a Open Pro rim, but i can not put a lockring on the hub (hence why I want a new wheel set, please no...
05-08-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By aluckyfiji

I believe that it is a Gap, but I am really not...

I believe that it is a Gap, but I am really not sure...
I would definitely call it the opposite of twitchy, though to go with it, it feel sluggish in making a turn (loopy somehow came to my mind)......
05-08-06, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By aluckyfiji

loose and looping steering...

(I also have it posted in the road bike selection, but no luck so far... maybe all those who hang out here might know more...)

So I am going to try to do my best to put this into words, so if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By aluckyfiji

loose and looping steering...

So I am going to try to do my best to put this into words, so if someone needs more clearification please let me know...

I have two bikes (03 Felt and 80's Basso) and I am trying to get the same...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-06, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By aluckyfiji

Here at UA, I have NEVER seen a kry. NY lock... I...

Here at UA, I have NEVER seen a kry. NY lock... I am not saying that bikes are not stolen from our campus, but I can say it is not bad... though my bike sits behind me now, for two years I locked...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By aluckyfiji

Well everyone bet me to it, but I figure since I...

Well everyone bet me to it, but I figure since I am at UA and can give you my opinion...
If you go fixed you will be one of three (me, LBS wrench and you) if you go SS there is one other guy who...
04-20-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By aluckyfiji

Thanks for the ideas, I will definitely do some...

Thanks for the ideas, I will definitely do some of these ideas tonight
I only greased the stem, not the expander wedge or bolt.
04-20-06, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By aluckyfiji

Creaking from stem

on my older (late-80's, early-90's) Basso, I get a creaking from the headset when I crank down hard and apply a little torque to the bars. I have repacked the headset and the bearings look good,...
04-18-06, 02:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,037
Posted By aluckyfiji

So are you going to start taking your bike inside...

So are you going to start taking your bike inside now... I would love for them to say that you can not bring it inside and you just remind them that their security sucks and your wheel was stolen...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-06, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,494
Posted By aluckyfiji

Though I doubt this helps you any... I am 5'6"...

Though I doubt this helps you any... I am 5'6" (30cm inseam) on a 52cm '03 Felt 35r with 9cm stem. Though I have about 3" drop from the top of the bars to the top of the saddle, when I got on a...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 14,500
Posted By aluckyfiji

Late-80's (I guess, whenever 126mm was common)...

Late-80's (I guess, whenever 126mm was common) Basso Columbus steel (do not know which kind of steel though)
Redished rear Record hub with a 16t with double butted 3x spokes on an Open Pro rim...
Forum: Foo
03-16-06, 01:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 872
Posted By aluckyfiji

If the plan still stands... 6.45am leave the...

If the plan still stands... 6.45am leave the house with my four pack... 7am Kegs and Eggs at one of my co-workers house (luckly only one more mile to work from there through campus)... 9am meeting...
03-10-06, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,577
Posted By aluckyfiji

sounds very gypsy-like to me... long story... but...

sounds very gypsy-like to me... long story... but I know a guy who did it (left a note on the bike) but he went after bikes that were in good shape b/c he did not want to buy bikes for his wife or...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-06, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By aluckyfiji

You Guys and Koffee are great... I am going to...

You Guys and Koffee are great... I am going to send my sister-in-law this link and let her go from there, hopefully we can get an other member
Thanks again...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-06, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By aluckyfiji

chicago-area LBS?

I am writing on behalf of my sister-in-law who is interesting in getting an entry level road bike. She lives in Chicago, on Michigan Ave. maybe three or four blocks from Lake Michigan, and I know...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,755
Posted By aluckyfiji

I am a four days a week (late meeting, and a good...

I am a four days a week (late meeting, and a good day to bring in my weeks worth of clothes), Valentine's day through Thanksgiving (lack of sun light and I do not own strong enough lights to feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-06, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,317
Posted By aluckyfiji

I personally just want to see a larger number, it...

I personally just want to see a larger number, it sounds more impressive... I climb that hill with an average of 400 watts. 1.2 hp just does not sound like much.

if you think about it, we like...
02-20-06, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By aluckyfiji

Thanks, I guess I will have to figure something...

Thanks, I guess I will have to figure something else out for my stupid chemistry joke signature...
02-17-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By aluckyfiji

HTML signature

so maybe I can not do it, or maybe I just such at HTML but I can not get my signature to come out like I want it to...
I want the work "not" to blink and it does not... can someone please help me? ...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-06, 10:35 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,242
Posted By aluckyfiji

27 mwm

27 mwm
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-06, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By aluckyfiji

42/16=2.625 53/20=2.65 39/15=2.60 That is how...

42/16=2.625 53/20=2.65 39/15=2.60
That is how I figured out what gearing I wanted on my fixed... the problem was when I got it back form the LBS it did not feel right, it felt harder to pedal, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-06, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By aluckyfiji

The Basso feel heavier mass wise, I am guessing...

The Basso feel heavier mass wise, I am guessing the lugged steel frame, and heavier tires (but it looks just as pretty as my Felt in its own way) compared to my Al frame and some nicer CF/Al/Ti parts...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By aluckyfiji

I have a bolt through axel on my fixed, so do you...

I have a bolt through axel on my fixed, so do you tighten the cones to the same as a quick-release? Right now they are snug so there is no play between the cones/bearing/hub off the bike and then...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-06, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By aluckyfiji

not that it matters... the Felt is a mix of...

not that it matters... the Felt is a mix of Ultegra/DA/FSA... but nice try Retro...

Ultegra(casette)/DA(rear derailer) mix with Ksyrium Elite with Michelle Race Pro tire

Id guess the Basso's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By aluckyfiji

difference in friction?

I am assuming it is possible to have two different bikes and one "feel" harder to pedal at the same speed?
I have an '03 Felt (9spd) and a mid 80's Basso (42x16)
On my rollers (and the road) the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 951
Posted By aluckyfiji

I was also always told that asphalt easier on...

I was also always told that asphalt easier on runners ankles, knees and hips because it gives way more than concert. (Hence why a good part of interstates are concert instead of asphalt.) I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By aluckyfiji

You can try rolling the top over once under your...

You can try rolling the top over once under your shorts, makes it a little thicker which helps them grips there shorts (cycling) better... if you are wear baggy shorts try taking an old pair of pants...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,968
Posted By aluckyfiji

~29in inseam, 52cm Felt (90 stem, sloping), 51cm...

~29in inseam, 52cm Felt (90 stem, sloping), 51cm Basso (120 stem, traditional)
01-06-06, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By aluckyfiji

There was a try at CM here at The University of...

There was a try at CM here at The University of Alabama a couple of years ago, but it did not last... not enough cyclist, not enough "activist" kind-of-people either... I just take my lane (we have a...
01-05-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By aluckyfiji

oh, the place I call home... damn rednecks... ...

oh, the place I call home... damn rednecks...

two cycilst (different cases) from brimingham area are taking two cops to court for there tickets they recieved for "impeading traffic" though I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-05, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By aluckyfiji

also look on cyclingnews.com

also look on cyclingnews.com
12-17-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By aluckyfiji

Alabama C+ North has great potential...

Alabama C+

North has great potential /Advocates need more support

So potential gets you a passing grade?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-05, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By aluckyfiji

Deda 31.7 handlebars with a FSA 31.8 stem

I just got a Deda Al Hydra handlebars and I have to get a new stem, old is a standard 26.0, and I just realized that Deda makes their oversized 31.7 and I was eyeing FSA-OS115 which is 31.8 (with...
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