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03-24-08, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By Boss Moniker

Good work, I will be carrying this around!

Good work, I will be carrying this around!
03-22-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By Boss Moniker

Use the tool to install Shimano Hollowtech BB...

Use the tool to install Shimano Hollowtech BB shells, it works perfectly.

I found a used pair of Truvativ Rouleur Track externall BB/two piece cranks on eBay a while back and snapped them up -...
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Boss Moniker

I haven't read the other thread, but by chance...

I haven't read the other thread, but by chance are you talking about the dent the factory puts in it to make room for the chainring? Or the flat spot (I think there is one) to make room for the...
03-09-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By Boss Moniker

Where can I get Miyata TTP-1 Tubular Tape in US?

This stuff:

http://www.emono1.jp/img/masutani/20060812094323_img1_41.jpg
03-07-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,113
Posted By Boss Moniker

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=300756...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=300756
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=281355
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=283788...
03-07-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Boss Moniker

I run a TT lever on the right side that controls...

I run a TT lever on the right side that controls the front brake. If I adjust something I usually take my right (dominant) hand off the bars, but I typically don't move my left hand from its...
03-07-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,736
Posted By Boss Moniker

I picked up a pair of deep section carbon fiber...

I picked up a pair of deep section carbon fiber tubulars (sold by Fetish Cycles.. they're probably rebranded something or others) from Cypress (the BF member). I was planning on being able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,884
Posted By Boss Moniker

Oh man.. oh man.. I can't handle this. What...

Oh man.. oh man.. I can't handle this.

What if he built a track bike instead of a double road bike? Would it be five pounds? That's nutsssssss
03-06-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By Boss Moniker

I've also had good luck going over logos like...

I've also had good luck going over logos like that lightly with a razor blade. I did it on bulletproof cranks, and it didn't harm the anodization. Be careful.I'm not sure how Easton paints their...
Forum: Foo
03-04-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By Boss Moniker

You don't understand.. he wants to become LESS...

You don't understand.. he wants to become LESS bored.

Zing.
Forum: Foo
03-04-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Boss Moniker

I did that exact thing last week, although I...

I did that exact thing last week, although I didn't have a test to hand in. I'm a high school student, but I'm taking a computerized machining course at our local community college because they...
Forum: Foo
03-03-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By Boss Moniker

Yeah, this fence gets hit two or three times a...

Yeah, this fence gets hit two or three times a year. There was a section taken out just a couple weeks ago, though it wasn't quite as bad as mine. It's a little ironic, I drove past it just about...
Forum: Foo
03-02-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By Boss Moniker

It was certainly my fault, I have no problem...

It was certainly my fault, I have no problem accepting that. The owner of the house contacted me minutes ago and he suggested what I was thinking: I pay for the replacement fence parts, and I help...
Forum: Foo
03-01-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By Boss Moniker

Ah, that's good to hear.. you think I'll be able...

Ah, that's good to hear.. you think I'll be able to drive in the mean time? EDIT: I looked it up, looks like tire wear is the likeliest concern. Maybe I'll find a tire shop that does alignments for...
Forum: Foo
03-01-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By Boss Moniker

Hit a Fence - Worst Night of My Life

So I was having a good night with a old fashioned snowball fight on the Wave Field (exactly what it sounds like). My friends buried me in snow for about an hour, which wasn't as cold as you'd think....
Forum: Foo
02-29-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 780
Posted By Boss Moniker

Ah, I saw those on Amazon just a couple days ago....

Ah, I saw those on Amazon just a couple days ago. I wanted to buy one right then and there, but I don't have any money. Now though...
Forum: Foo
02-29-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By Boss Moniker

Did Sixty-Five even have to answer a physics/math...

Did Sixty-Five even have to answer a physics/math question? 'Cause that's what Jschen had to do to get me to mail one.
02-29-08, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 684
Posted By Boss Moniker

Sinvoz, do the side plates bow outwards a little...

Sinvoz, do the side plates bow outwards a little bit, or are they perfectly straight? On the PC-n8 series they used to be straight, but I saw a photo of the PC-8n0 series and they appeared to have...
02-28-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By Boss Moniker

I used electrical tape. The Tektro 4.1 fit so...

I used electrical tape. The Tektro 4.1 fit so snugly into the end of the bars that you wouldn't have any room to fit the cork tape under it. If you want it to look continuous all the way, use a...
Forum: Foo
02-28-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By Boss Moniker

Well there was at my elementary school. I think...

Well there was at my elementary school. I think this is around the time the "Brain" yoyo came out so even uncoordinated kids could.. yoyo. Good times.
Forum: Foo
02-26-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By Boss Moniker

Oh man, good timing. I was a participator in the...

Oh man, good timing. I was a participator in the Great Yoyo Craze of '99 (shuddup, I was 9 years old), and after seeing some videos on youtube, I dug out my Henry's Viper and tried it again. ...
02-26-08, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Boss Moniker

The seattube angle, besides incidental effects on...

The seattube angle, besides incidental effects on chainstay length and wheelbase doesn't directly effect handling. It's more for fit. For a bike where you're really far forward like this, or with...
Forum: Foo
02-24-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,163
Posted By Boss Moniker

Good work.. the chemical in super glue (can't...

Good work.. the chemical in super glue (can't recall its name off the top of my head) was originally designed for exactly that purpose - closing up cuts. It's also a well-known guitarists trick that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,114
Posted By Boss Moniker

I like the wording in the ad: Don=t ride your...

I like the wording in the ad: Don=t ride your bike without this cycling kit!

wtf?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-08, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By Boss Moniker

The big difference between the Zeta and Genius is...

The big difference between the Zeta and Genius is the strap system. The Genius has a ratcheting mechanism for the top strap while the Zeta has three velcro straps. I got the Genius and it's...
02-24-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,570
Posted By Boss Moniker

I had a flame war with Dutret and all I got was...

I had a flame war with Dutret and all I got was this lousy signature.

Dutret was pretty knowledgeable, but not more so than plenty of members on here. He would always take the conservative,...
02-24-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By Boss Moniker

I think that's been posted before. On a related...

I think that's been posted before. On a related note, there was a thread in the track subforum about "History of the Disc Wheel" or something like that, and one guy mentioned that some armed forces...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,153
Posted By Boss Moniker

Something you should keep in mind is riding...

Something you should keep in mind is riding confidence. I feel terrible riding on a bike that I'm not 100% confident of.. plus just today the LBS had a cutaway of the headtube and downtube of a...
02-21-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By Boss Moniker

I just found this site where a guy tried what you...

I just found this site where a guy tried what you suggested, although I think he immediately jumped to having the same ratio on each side.

http://spencerwright.org/mybikes/doublechain.html
Forum: Foo
02-21-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,612
Posted By Boss Moniker

I have a couple friends like that. One, you'll...

I have a couple friends like that. One, you'll call him and ask if anything's up and he'll say "We're planning on doing so-and-so later, but it's not definite, so I'll call you back once I know...
02-21-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Boss Moniker

It sounds to me like you measured an extra link. ...

It sounds to me like you measured an extra link.

Wear can be accelerated greatly if your chain tension is too taught. Make sure that you can wiggle the chain up and down at every point on the...
02-21-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,531
Posted By Boss Moniker

Gotta say, I'm really liking this year's bikes. ...

Gotta say, I'm really liking this year's bikes. They look much nicer than last year's offerings. Specifically the Cannondale Capo, Raleigh Rush Hour/One Way, and Schwinn Madison.

It looks...
02-21-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By Boss Moniker

Naw, if you crossed the left one it'd bind while...

Naw, if you crossed the left one it'd bind while pedalling forwards and coast while pedallig backwards. Or if you crossed the right one it'd coast forwards and bind backwards.

I was thinking...
02-20-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By Boss Moniker

You certainly can. Remember: both freewheels...

You certainly can. Remember: both freewheels engage in the same direction and coast in the same direction. It's only how the chain wraps around them that's different. If it helps, imagine two...
02-20-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By Boss Moniker

It's not going to work. Think about it: You...

It's not going to work. Think about it: You pedal forward (turning clockwise when viewing from right side of bike), and the wheel moves forward. Viewing from the other side, the wheel is turning...
02-19-08, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Boss Moniker

That's a very creative solution: offer him money....

That's a very creative solution: offer him money. Usually I just offer people hugs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-08, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Boss Moniker

That's a fun experiment, but I'm not so sure all...

That's a fun experiment, but I'm not so sure all drivers pass out of hate. For many, I think it's just an instinct: they're tooling along, see a biker, and immediately think "better get over it" and...
Forum: Foo
02-17-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Boss Moniker

That's a beautiful writeup. Reminds me of when I...

That's a beautiful writeup. Reminds me of when I got fired from the LBS (well, laid off kinda.. pretty tame compared to what you're going through), I went for a long bike ride of all things, no...
02-16-08, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By Boss Moniker

Hey, that looks very good.. I'm glad it worked...

Hey, that looks very good.. I'm glad it worked out.

Ironically I was converting my funny bike with internal cable routing from its track configuration to its road configuration just yesterday, and...
02-16-08, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By Boss Moniker

http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=detail...

http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=SM5316

or

http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=SM5317
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,516
Posted By Boss Moniker

Haha, I had the same image.. some poor chap who...

Haha, I had the same image.. some poor chap who dragged his bike into the computer room and is contorted into an awful position just to type out a desperate plea.

Make sure he checks that his...
02-12-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,191
Posted By Boss Moniker

Paragon Machine works track ends with derailleur...

Paragon Machine works track ends with derailleur hanger on DS and bottle opener on NDS. Nice, relieved and can get them in Steel or Titanium (maybe aluminum?) and pretty cheap.

I'm also partial...
Forum: Foo
02-12-08, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 692
Posted By Boss Moniker

I do too, but this isn't one. You're connecting...

I do too, but this isn't one. You're connecting to a remote server that's sending you the ASCII movie much like you connect to bike forums to view the site (sorry, I can't tell if you're playing...
02-12-08, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By Boss Moniker

I tend to do this when I get grit embedded in my...

I tend to do this when I get grit embedded in my pads, but I usually use a small hand-file. Really, it's not necessary to use a dremel, it'd save you 10 seconds max. Watch where all the filings go!
02-11-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By Boss Moniker

Be careful with the fixxer, it's only comptable...

Be careful with the fixxer, it's only comptable with hubs that have splines for a Shimano freehub body. Ways to assess this are: remove the axle/cones and insert a 10mm allen wrench in the freehub...
02-11-08, 06:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,692
Posted By Boss Moniker

I tend to consider it to be the most important.....

I tend to consider it to be the most important.. but you are right, it certainly helps to be able to match the correct frame geometry with your body's geometry. Unfortunately TT length is the only...
02-10-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,692
Posted By Boss Moniker

I'm going to help a poor fellow out here and...

I'm going to help a poor fellow out here and provide a link to Bikes Direct, the blokes who sell the Mercier Kilo TT: http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/trackbikes.htm

The general consensus...
02-10-08, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By Boss Moniker

I'm not sure if I'm visualizing the problem...

I'm not sure if I'm visualizing the problem correctly, but couldn't you make some kind of ferrule out of plastic or metal that would secure the end of the housing, yet slip inside the frame and be...
02-09-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,964
Posted By Boss Moniker

Something no one has mentioned so far, the blue...

Something no one has mentioned so far, the blue SS as pictured weighs 12lbs. That's two brakes, brake levers, road drops, Cane Creek wheels which aren't incredibly light (or incredibly heavy for...
02-09-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Boss Moniker

Find a local Cannondale dealer and they should be...

Find a local Cannondale dealer and they should be able to order a frameset for you.. but right now isn't a good time because after the pre-season order, Cannondale is typically understocked (well,...
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