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08-24-10, 09:04 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_2Ux_ZW6aEAA/THQdDtdgK0I/...

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After a few years of use and abuse I turned my kilo TT into a swing bike. Very poor gas welding on my...
12-16-08, 12:32 AM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

So, I picked up some toasty feet, and today I got...

So, I picked up some toasty feet, and today I got to ride in ~ -5F temperatures for only about 15min. Which isn't long, but for commuting purposes I can get pretty much anywhere in my town in about...
12-09-08, 06:16 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Last night it was snowing out and I rode by some...

Last night it was snowing out and I rode by some guy walking the other way on the sidewalk, and he yelled "I'm better than you!" - Not really sure what to make of it, but I'm certain he wasn't...
12-06-08, 09:53 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Thanks for all the responses! I think I give the...

Thanks for all the responses! I think I give the toasty feet a try to start with since by far the biggest problem is the bottom! I'm already wearing smart wool, but I haven't tried a thin liner sock...
12-04-08, 08:06 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

improving warmth of Shoes

I've got a pair of the specialized defrosters, and although they're pretty warm down to about 30F, or upper 20s, once in gets down into the teens (as it finally has) they are no longer very warm...
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Yeah, I guess because of the size/shape of the...

Yeah, I guess because of the size/shape of the building that they're putting the track in, it's gonna be a bit more circular and for this reason I guess the turns aren't as steep. Here's the site :...
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Good deal, that's what I figured. I'm excited...

Good deal, that's what I figured. I'm excited for it to open up!
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Yeah, the banks on the track they're building is...

Yeah, the banks on the track they're building is something near 40 degrees.

If 99% of crashes don't result in much then it doesn't sound too bad. It's not even that this is the first dangerous...
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Posted By patrick.decker@

How many crashes?

I'm pretty excited that there's a track opening up in town on dec. 1st (142m wood). I'm wondering how likely is it that me and my bike might take a beating if I get into it. Have many of you been...
11-17-08, 12:56 AM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

I fit 30s on mine.... although they may be more...

I fit 30s on mine.... although they may be more like 28s... they are more like 28s. (can't fit a brake with these though)
11-12-08, 11:09 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

If your kilo is green and a 53 i'd be happy to...

If your kilo is green and a 53 i'd be happy to trade.
11-10-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By patrick.decker@

Well I went with the 110.5 since that's closest...

Well I went with the 110.5 since that's closest to the 111mm campy bb the cranks should be paired with.
11-10-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Track Crack. Don't know what year. It *looks*...

Track Crack. Don't know what year. It *looks* just like the current one.

112 resulted in a chain line that was not in any way visually off, however, you're probably right in that it was not...
11-10-08, 12:55 AM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Ok... wait, the campy record track bb is 111mm...

Ok... wait, the campy record track bb is 111mm not 116.... right: http://www.bikeman.com/CR9180.html?utm_source=GoogleBase&utm_medium=GoogleBase&utm_campaign=GoogleBase

My logic here is that 112...
11-10-08, 12:01 AM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

campy record (came on a used bike I got... w/ a...

campy record (came on a used bike I got... w/ a suntour bb (w/ 112mm spindle) which is toast since the previous owner neglected to service it for what looks to be a very long time)
11-09-08, 11:23 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Which BB spindle length?

If the current bb spindle I'm replacing is 112mm should I go for 110.5mm or 115mm? I'm thinking the phil wood, so in either case I should be able to get the chain line right, but is there any reason...
11-09-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By patrick.decker@

I'll only be removing them a normal amount... for...

I'll only be removing them a normal amount... for bb upkeep. Mainly I was just wondering when it would this would become a problem. I'd read that it can be a problem, but I was wondering if it...
11-09-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,980
Posted By patrick.decker@

repeatedly installing/removing square taper cranks...

How many times can this be done? Does the crank begin to deform more and more eventually finishing the crank?
11-04-08, 04:41 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Mine is very much like yours.

Mine is very much like yours.
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Posted By patrick.decker@

Thanks! Thats what I figured, but wasn't sure. ...

Thanks! Thats what I figured, but wasn't sure. Too bad they didn't make it easier to remove them! What makes some easy and what makes some hard to remove?
10-30-08, 07:03 PM
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Posted By patrick.decker@

wow, have I stumped everyone!

wow, have I stumped everyone!
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Views: 388
Posted By patrick.decker@

suntour suberbe pro hub bearings

I posted this thread:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=481950

in the bike mechanics forum, but it seems that I may have stumped them, perhaps someone here might know!

Thanks, ...
10-30-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By patrick.decker@

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=367171...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=367171

This thread actually discusses what these are. My next question would be where does one get replacements? And... how do you get them out since...
10-30-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By patrick.decker@

What kind of hub bearings?

So I went to overhaul the bearing on some suntour superbe pro hubs expecting to find regular loose ball bearings. But I don't know what I found. The bearings were in a retainer, but the...
10-29-08, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By patrick.decker@

It's not, but I did think of that, although it...

It's not, but I did think of that, although it turns out that this lock nut doesn't have a lip on it... just a little rubber seal that's pretty gone anyway.
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