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02-11-13, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By LarDasse74

Blowouts are usually easy to tell apart from...

Blowouts are usually easy to tell apart from punctures - a punture involves a hiss or sudden whoosh of air as the tire goes flat over a few seconds or minutes. A blowout caused by overpressure...
02-09-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,513
Posted By LarDasse74

I can use a Buff...

I can use a Buff (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buff_(headgear)) down to some pretty cold temps if I am exerting myself enough.

But this (http://www.neilmed.com/can/sinusrinse_isotonic.php) is...
02-09-13, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By LarDasse74

Some details would be helpful: Does it only...

Some details would be helpful:

Does it only skip in one or certain gears or gear combinations?
Does it ever skip when not under heavy pedaling pressure?
Does it shift smoothly between all gears?...
02-09-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By LarDasse74

Next time one or both of you is looking for a...

Next time one or both of you is looking for a helmet, don't shy away from the ones over $100. Most of the more expensive ones are considerably cooler (better ventilated) and more comfortable... a...
Forum: Foo
02-09-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

... will be heartbroken when the Pheonix Coyotes...

... will be heartbroken when the Pheonix Coyotes are moved to Quebec City.
Forum: Commuting
02-08-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,222
Posted By LarDasse74

Here is a jamis that might fit the bill... ...

Here is a jamis that might fit the bill...

http://www.myjamis.com/SSP%20Applications/JamisBikes/MyJamis/consumer/bike.html?year=2013&model=Xenith%20Endura%20Elite&cat_grp=road_5
02-07-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By LarDasse74

Your flat protective strip was made from cast...

Your flat protective strip was made from cast irony. :D
02-07-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,647
Posted By LarDasse74

Please realize that the first few bikes were...

Please realize that the first few bikes were perfectly pleasurable to ride, and while each of them (except for the raleigh record) died or left for one reason or another, I loved every minute of...
02-07-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By LarDasse74

According to Sheldon Brown's Gear Calculator, wth...

According to Sheldon Brown's Gear Calculator, wth 27" wheels and a 52/13 gear, if you are turning the cranks at 80 RPM (considered by many to be a little slow) you should be doing 41 km/h. If you...
02-07-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By LarDasse74

Agreed. Very odd that the fork you have doesn't...

Agreed. Very odd that the fork you have doesn't fit the hub. THe only forks I have seen that do not fit the standard F axles are old 3 speeds and some old dept. store bikes.

If the fork is...
Forum: Foo
02-07-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

The result: ahsposo has a new brother or sister...

The result: ahsposo has a new brother or sister on the way!
Forum: Foo
02-07-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

...has antique translucent bone-china legs.

...has antique translucent bone-china legs.
Forum: Foo
02-07-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29,933
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Posted By LarDasse74

When his doctor asked him if he was having any...

When his doctor asked him if he was having any trouble with incontinence, he said "It depends on what you mean by 'trouble.'"
02-07-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By LarDasse74

I am sure it depends on the design and...

I am sure it depends on the design and construction of the fork as much as the material, but I would bet 95% of carbon forks are lightweight racing types that are not intended to be used with a rack....
Forum: Foo
02-07-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

Doesn't know the difference between concussing...

Doesn't know the difference between concussing and massaging.
02-07-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,647
Posted By LarDasse74

What part is depressing? The number of poor bikes...

What part is depressing? The number of poor bikes or the mechanical problems with the 'small-brand'?

To clarify, I had the carbon/aluminum road bike because I was working for the company that sold...
02-07-13, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By LarDasse74

I was beginning to think you were suggesting the...

I was beginning to think you were suggesting the bed be inclined to control 'runoff.'
Forum: Foo
02-06-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

Once tried to steal an airplane but got caught...

Once tried to steal an airplane but got caught trying to sneak it out of the airport.
Forum: Foo
02-06-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He realizes that no-one actually cares if and why...

He realizes that no-one actually cares if and why he does or does not post.
Forum: Foo
02-06-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

A unicorn drinks a pint of his blood every day as...

A unicorn drinks a pint of his blood every day as he produces too damn much of the stuff.
02-06-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By LarDasse74

A couple thoughts... first - methinks you are...

A couple thoughts... first - methinks you are looking very hard.

http://www.speedgoat.com/Catalog.aspx/Browse?Cat=G28&Prod=16841&Root=Cat...
02-05-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,647
Posted By LarDasse74

I have ridden a parade of craptacular old...

I have ridden a parade of craptacular old 10-speeds upgraded with various sorts of modern crappy parts used to get them to function reliably.

They were: Raleigh Record converted to flat bars, but...
02-05-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By LarDasse74

Your description of the tears occuring at regular...

Your description of the tears occuring at regular intervals reminds me of failures I have seen caused by a failed rimstrip... although these obviously happen along the inside.

Also, defective...
02-05-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,666
Posted By LarDasse74

Everyone is different. But Brooks saddles are...

Everyone is different. But Brooks saddles are well liked by most people who try them. I think some must tolerate the 'break in' period just to convince themselves they spent their $150 bucks...
Forum: Foo
02-05-13, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

Went to a priest to have his bowels closely...

Went to a priest to have his bowels closely examined.
Forum: Foo
02-04-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He was one of the original kings of comedy but...

He was one of the original kings of comedy but was thrown out due to racism.
02-04-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By LarDasse74

From...

From http://www.walmart.com/ip/Bell-700c-Kevlar-Tire/15239670:

[/LIST]


Despite the fact that the size listing makes no sense, and that it claims to have a 'Layer of DuPont' (???) the folding...
Forum: Foo
02-04-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29,933
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Posted By LarDasse74

He always judges a book by its cover.

He always judges a book by its cover.
Forum: Foo
02-04-13, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He takes the insults in this thread very...

He takes the insults in this thread very personally and assumes do as well. Everyone should take his insults personally as he means everything he writes.
02-04-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By LarDasse74

I have tried to use 7 speed shifters on 8 speed...

I have tried to use 7 speed shifters on 8 speed cassettes in the past and had less than perfect results... I would call the performance barely acceptable - a lot of pushing the shifter 2 shifts up...
02-03-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By LarDasse74

I don't believe the folding tires at walmart are...

I don't believe the folding tires at walmart are kevlar beed - I think it is a folding steel bead used to make for cheaper packing and shipping.
02-03-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,930
Posted By LarDasse74

They can be a bit more difficult because they are...

They can be a bit more difficult because they are floppy and do not default to the shape of the rim... but you know how when you are installing a tire and while you push one part of the sidewall of...
02-02-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By LarDasse74

I would not worry about the whole...

I would not worry about the whole 'leading/trailing pattern. It makes no difference to how the wheel works.

From your pic I would say you have it laced perfectly IF you have spoke hole offsets in...
Forum: Foo
02-02-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He has an interest bordering on obsession with...

He has an interest bordering on obsession with the smell of his own flatulence.
02-02-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,030
Posted By LarDasse74

I believe I used it correctly. Glad to see you...

I believe I used it correctly. Glad to see you are paying attention, though.
02-02-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,321
Posted By LarDasse74

Actually, on ice the amount or type of rubber...

Actually, on ice the amount or type of rubber makes little to no difference. Studs or chains are the only way to go, in my experience. Although there are some companies who make non-studded tires...
Forum: Foo
02-02-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He wants the 49ers to give the Ravens a good ball...

He wants the 49ers to give the Ravens a good ball lickin' on Sunday.

Edit: He has no interest in the football game, though.
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

I cut it, but he smelt it, and forever would be...

I cut it, but he smelt it, and forever would be believed to be he who dealt it.
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He invented cheese.

He invented cheese.
02-01-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By LarDasse74

Yeah, usually done with electrical tape. It...

Yeah, usually done with electrical tape.

It would likely be easier and cheaper to just buy a bike less likely to be stolen and less of a heartbreak if it is... a 'beater' bike... then instead of...
02-01-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By LarDasse74

Call the LBSs in your area and see if any have...

Call the LBSs in your area and see if any have one of these to try:

http://www.louisgarneau.com/ca-en/product/305552/1405425/MTB/ARCTERUS_HELMET
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

If he were a font he would be Wingdings.

If he were a font he would be Wingdings.
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He leaves his cel phone ring set to 'silent' to...

He leaves his cel phone ring set to 'silent' to avoid confusion. He knows if he hears a ring it is not his phone, and he answers whenever he does not hear a ring.
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He is jealous of my vast riches.

He is jealous of my vast riches.
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He has invented a machine capable of playing...

He has invented a machine capable of playing recorded sounds by inserting a stylus into grooves pressed into rotating discs - like a phonograph machine - although his machine can only play sexual and...
02-01-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,030
Posted By LarDasse74

Perhaps I was exaggerating the disconnect between...

Perhaps I was exaggerating the disconnect between the reality of fatigue failures and the statements made in this thread. YES steel has a fatigue limit, and NO aluminum does not. However, the...
Forum: Foo
01-31-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

Sharlene didn't care how he spelt her name, as...

Sharlene didn't care how he spelt her name, as long as he remembered to use a dental dam and he brought a bottle of somethin.
Forum: Foo
01-31-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,397,648
Posted By LarDasse74

He cannot "get it up". And by "it" I mean the...

He cannot "get it up". And by "it" I mean the right antenna on the rabbit ears of hit TV. He can only get the channel 2 news now, and he prefers the channel 6 news. They're nice to people like him...
01-31-13, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By LarDasse74

Since the position of the shift dots are not...

Since the position of the shift dots are not controlled by the hub, but by the shifter and cable, the problem is likely not inside the hub.

First make sure the cable is free running, that all the...
01-31-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By LarDasse74

Yeah, the OP's description of the tubes 'popping'...

Yeah, the OP's description of the tubes 'popping' leads me to believe it is not a problem witht he tube, but with the tire or an error in mounting.

SamSam - when you say the tubes 'popped' do you...
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