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Forum: Texas
01-16-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By uncaboos

I think Jacob did my frame and fork in June 2010,...

I think Jacob did my frame and fork in June 2010, and I have no idea of where he was during his learning curve. From 10 feet away, the frame and fork are gorgeous, but any closer and the non-sterile...
Forum: Texas
01-16-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By uncaboos

John, at Sun Country in Temple is extremely...

John, at Sun Country in Temple is extremely knowledgeable about bicycles and won't bs you into getting something that wouldn't work for you. You wouldn't go wrong with him helping you select and fit...
Forum: Texas
12-18-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By uncaboos

If you do go to Ideal Coatings, make sure that...

If you do go to Ideal Coatings, make sure that you do a THOROUGH inspection before you leave to ensure that the whole frame is coated. I had a frame of mine done there in a beautiful deep, metallic...
Replies: 124
Views: 9,990
Posted By uncaboos

142 miles from The Superdrome. Fastest travel...

142 miles from The Superdrome. Fastest travel time was 2 hours 20 minutes (didn't speed too much), and longest was 3 hours because of sucky traffic on hwy 75; I generally plan on 2 1/2 hours and...
06-11-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,623
Posted By uncaboos

WAAAAAAAAY too much information! The image I now...

WAAAAAAAAY too much information! The image I now have in my head is rather distrubing, ahhhhhhhh!
06-11-10, 10:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,673
Posted By uncaboos

I have found that when I ride with a Camelbak...

I have found that when I ride with a Camelbak that I drink more, and reduce the tendancy to have the nasty dehydration headache postride. I have also found that I drink more when the water is not...
Forum: Texas
05-02-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,013
Posted By uncaboos

You know, depending upon your approach, you may...

You know, depending upon your approach, you may be able to retain your current fleet AND add a track bike also! Let's see, how does this sound:

"You know honey, I've given a lot of thought to...
Forum: Texas
05-02-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,013
Posted By uncaboos

Hmmmm, let's see...should I get rid of a bike...

Hmmmm, let's see...should I get rid of a bike that dogs love chase and replace it with a track bike that will never see a dog, never see a stop sign, never see a stop light, never be passed by a car,...
Forum: Texas
04-25-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,835
Posted By uncaboos

Tom Ernst out of the Frisco location of...

Tom Ernst out of the Frisco location of Richardson Bike Mart did a MAGNIFICENT job with fitting me on a pre-owned track bike, and I was buying the track bike from someone else, not RBM. He spent a...
Replies: 70
Views: 5,468
Posted By uncaboos

This is one of the most absurd and dangerous...

This is one of the most absurd and dangerous suggestions I have ever heard or read, I suppose you also suggest to bounce when doing stretches also, hunh?

For the OP, go and read "Strong Enough"...
Forum: Texas
02-25-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,561
Posted By uncaboos

For real help...go elsewhere

For real help, try B&B Bicycles in Cedar Hill, or Bicycles, Inc. I have ALWAYS observed lack of customer attention each time I have been to an RBM, regardless of the location, so I quit going there....
12-28-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,508
Posted By uncaboos

handpump head problems

Wow, and I thought I was the only one with pum problems! Personally, I have found the pumps with the "smart" heads to be basically worthless. I have a Planet Bike ST with the "smart" head that will...
Forum: Texas
11-16-08, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By uncaboos

Unhappy Yup, so much for any memo...or at least I would...

Yup, so much for any memo...or at least I would like to know how to get on that list. I drove up from Waco and got there about 9:35 or so, waited until a little after 10 just to watch clear blue...
Forum: Texas
08-10-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By uncaboos

Heh heh, I do find that funny. Last summer when...

Heh heh, I do find that funny. Last summer when I was wearing my 2005 HHH T-shirt, my sister-in-law takes me aside and whispers "Why are you wearing a shirt that has the image of a uterus and...
Forum: Texas
07-27-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By uncaboos

I have to congratulate the Superdrome for...

I have to congratulate the Superdrome for providing such a wonderful experience yesterday. There were 15 in the Developmental class, apparently far more than what was anticipated. I have to admit...
Forum: Texas
06-15-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By uncaboos

Global warming, George Bush, Halliburton,...

Global warming, George Bush, Halliburton, paparazzi...the usual cast of suspects whenever there is a problem or issue for which no one can provide a reasonable explanation.
Forum: Texas
03-09-08, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 560
Posted By uncaboos

Starting the morning right...

I just thought I would start this beautiful Sunday morning off correctly and state:
Phazer08, I LOVE YOU! Let's go ride and ride and ride and ride...
There, I feel much better, I always feel...
Forum: Texas
10-09-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By uncaboos

Rating/comparison of TMBRA courses?

I had posted this originally in the Mountain Biking section, but had zero responses, so I thought I would try here.

Does any one know where I can find reviews regarding the difficulty (maybe on a...
10-07-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By uncaboos

Rating of TMBRA courses?

Does any one know where I can find reviews regarding the difficulty (maybe on a scale that compares the courses to each other) for TMBRA (Texas Mountain Bike Racing Association) courses, both the...
Forum: Texas
09-18-07, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By uncaboos

I couldn't agree with you more, and the 2"-4"...

I couldn't agree with you more, and the 2"-4" gaps in the center tubes on some of the crossings was a little disconcerting also. I had a sidewall failure on the rear tire just after the turn toward...
Forum: Texas
08-15-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By uncaboos

Thumbs up I rode it last year and thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

I rode it last year and thoroughly enjoyed it. The I rode the 62 mile route, which was only 57 or so only because the last little out and back extra loop wasn't that well marked. The rest of the...
06-28-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By uncaboos

Wow! Your temps are down to the mid 80's in the...

Wow! Your temps are down to the mid 80's in the afternoon? Brrrrr, better take your leg warmers for the return route! We're lucky to have temps that low around here during the summer in the...
05-31-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 30,513
Posted By uncaboos

TimJ, you are brilliant, I was laughing so hard I...

TimJ, you are brilliant, I was laughing so hard I had tears running down my face. The sad thing is that your scenario brilliantly duplicated the chain-braking thread. Thanks for the laughs.
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