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07-13-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By ncdave45

Damn. Thanks for posting. Maybe the victim's...

Damn. Thanks for posting. Maybe the victim's family will find some justice in civil court. Although the story didn't state it, perhaps the defendant was stripped of his CDL also. We can only hope.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,373
Posted By ncdave45

Got a pair of MO87s. They're comfy and good for...

Got a pair of MO87s. They're comfy and good for walking in. I like the top ratchet buckle, easy to snug up.
Forum: Southeast
08-31-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,064
Posted By ncdave45

Be extra careful. The meanest, cyclist-hating...

Be extra careful. The meanest, cyclist-hating drivers I've ever encountered in my life are on the Gulf Coast.
05-30-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,833
Posted By ncdave45

There's a good weather seal on my Trek light. No...

There's a good weather seal on my Trek light. No problems with it.
05-30-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By ncdave45

NiteRider MiNewt.350 Cordless Bike Light...

NiteRider MiNewt.350 Cordless Bike Light detacable to prevent theft.Seeing and being seen.
Years I hope
safety, gets the attention of drivers
I love the Netherlands -- tot ziens.
05-30-12, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,039
Posted By ncdave45

Magnets also get weak over time. Most bike shops...

Magnets also get weak over time. Most bike shops have these things lying around.
05-28-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By ncdave45

I love the attitude!

I love the attitude!
05-27-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24,426
Views: 2,280,390
Posted By ncdave45

Was that from Front Royal?

Was that from Front Royal?
05-27-12, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24,426
Views: 2,280,390
Posted By ncdave45

Rode 38 super hilly miles, slow. Still feeling...

Rode 38 super hilly miles, slow. Still feeling the effects of 80 miles and the crossing of Mount Weather two days ago.
Replies: 21
Views: 4,174
Posted By ncdave45

Utterly Smooth

Utterly Smooth - cheap. It's the best. I use it for every ride except commutes.
05-27-12, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By ncdave45

Dang, I missed it. Thanks for posting.

Dang, I missed it. Thanks for posting.
03-06-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,843
Posted By ncdave45

2004 Specialized E5 Aerotec

Saw this frame on eBay and had to have it. Researched and learned that this frame was used by the Italian National Team to win the 2002 World Road Racing Championship and by Domina-Vicanze to win the...
01-29-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 229,397
Posted By ncdave45

I try to commute and run my errands by bike as...

I try to commute and run my errands by bike as much as possible. I recently bought a pickup. It's handy when I have to haul stuff, get to work in bad weather and when I want to treat my dog to a trip...
01-24-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24,426
Views: 2,280,390
Posted By ncdave45

10 miles in 45 minutes. Noticed that my quads...

10 miles in 45 minutes. Noticed that my quads were really tight. I think it's from working out on a leg curl machine.
01-16-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,148
Posted By ncdave45

Those Trek DS bikes look really cool and when...

Those Trek DS bikes look really cool and when you're 15 cool is really important. Regardless of which bike you chose buy from a shop where they're eager to let your son try out several bikes. Let...
Forum: Introductions
01-16-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By ncdave45

Those are good pedals. Get the hang of...

Those are good pedals. Get the hang of disengaging in parking lot or grassy field. I totally freaked out when I had to stop for real at a light and fell over in front of a stopped car, not hurt just...
Forum: Northeast
01-16-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By ncdave45

WOD to Reston and Fairfax County Parkway to...

WOD to Reston and Fairfax County Parkway to Chantilly. FCP has a separate bike trail but I don't know if it goes all the way to Chantilly. Look it up on Google Maps (directions) and click the bicycle...
01-15-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By ncdave45

Darn darn darn! I'm in the unfortunate 10...

Darn darn darn! I'm in the unfortunate 10 percent. Thanks for your reply.
01-14-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By ncdave45

Columbus proprietary aluminum alloy.

Columbus proprietary aluminum alloy.
01-14-12, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By ncdave45

Good job on drilling. You have a lot of sweet...

Good job on drilling. You have a lot of sweet bikes. Bikes are better than cats. Bikes won't stink up your house or cause a flea infestation.
01-13-12, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By ncdave45

This is my bike

http://www.bikeforums.net/images/attach/jpg.gif

The tubes were formed and cut by Columbus in Italy, masterfully welded and painted Taiwan and frugally built up in Virginia, USA.
01-13-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By ncdave45

I think I'll try fitting the crank in the...

I think I'll try fitting the crank in the drive-side cup before putting in the shell. If that works, I'll leave myself a little gap to get the to tool in and out, tighten the cup, pull the tool out...
01-13-12, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By ncdave45

There are two thicker (estimated .25 mm) on the...

There are two thicker (estimated .25 mm) on the ends of the crank shaft. I had to beat on it to get the first part through. The middle part slid in real easy then came the other end. No luck there....
01-13-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By ncdave45

Yeah, everything was tight. It was an aluminum...

Yeah, everything was tight. It was an aluminum frame. I'm kind of bummed. Dura Ace bottom brackets are the shizzle and I so wanted to use them with this crank set. Thanks for replying.
01-12-12, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By ncdave45

FSA - Shimano compatibility

I thought FSA and Shimano external bearing bottom brackets were interchangeable. I tried using a Dura Ace BB with my FSA Gossamer compact crank and was unable to push the crank shaft all the way...
12-28-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By ncdave45

Thanks to everyone who replied, lots of useful...

Thanks to everyone who replied, lots of useful suggestions.
12-27-11, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By ncdave45

Road Shoes

I've had two pair of Nike road shoes (entry level) which were super comfortable on long rides. The last pair are about dead now and I need a recommendation for a replacement and really can't afford...
12-27-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By ncdave45

Sweeeet!

Sweeeet!
12-27-11, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By ncdave45

Mr. Beanz has cool videos.

Mr. Beanz has cool videos.
12-27-11, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By ncdave45

Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
12-27-11, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By ncdave45

Thanks to everyone who replied. I'm really pumped...

Thanks to everyone who replied. I'm really pumped up about doing this one.
12-25-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,061
Posted By ncdave45

Bought a Pearl Izumi Elite Barrier jacket at L.L....

Bought a Pearl Izumi Elite Barrier jacket at L.L. Bean two days ago for $40, a nice light windbreaker a velcro closure pocket in the back.
12-25-11, 02:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,281
Posted By ncdave45

I agree with Sanchez.

I agree with Sanchez.
12-25-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By ncdave45

Where's the tracker?

Where's that weight loss tracker some of you use?
12-25-11, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By ncdave45

Mountains of Misery

Hi, anyone planning to ride in the Mountains of Misery in Blacksburg, Va on Memorial Day weekend?
11-02-11, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,452
Views: 2,364,547
Posted By ncdave45

I'm 6-0, 250 and I'm hell bent on getting light,...

I'm 6-0, 250 and I'm hell bent on getting light, light enough to finish Mountains of Misery on Memorial Day weekend 2012. I've been riding since 2003 and lightest I've gotten in 215. I want to way...
10-30-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24,426
Views: 2,280,390
Posted By ncdave45

I did 19 miles. I enjoyed my climb out of the...

I did 19 miles. I enjoyed my climb out of the Shenandoah River gorge. I had to stop once and stretch some cramps out.
Forum: Introductions
10-30-11, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By ncdave45

Belgium rocks. I've rode from Maastricht, NL to...

Belgium rocks. I've rode from Maastricht, NL to Vise, BE several times. Riding along the Meuse River is nice, very scenic. Next year, I want to go all the way to Liege.
Forum: Introductions
10-30-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By ncdave45

Hi 10 Wheels. Thanks for the reply.

Hi 10 Wheels. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Introductions
10-30-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By ncdave45

Hi RonH -- I have a Trek 2300 triple that I use...

Hi RonH -- I have a Trek 2300 triple that I use mainly for long rides. I built up a 2004 Specialized E5 frame last Spring. It's ***** red and really pretty. It's got a compact crank and I use it for...
Forum: Introductions
10-26-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By ncdave45

Greetings from Winchester, VA

I love road biking.
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