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07-05-02, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Dude.... Littlebigman posted about...

Dude....

Littlebigman posted about impotency... Oh, the Irony.... the potential for puns..... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-02, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I did a custom bike fitting with wobblenot - they...

I did a custom bike fitting with wobblenot - they really focused on the cleats and footbeds. There are some great footbeds out there. Buy from somebody who is trained in them though or you can really...
06-24-02, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Sorry to hear that ( I think). Myself: I had...

Sorry to hear that ( I think).

Myself: I had to sell the house and divorce the wife, but I got a new Racer-X out of the deal......


Doing much more riding now. Not to make fun of your...
06-24-02, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Ohhh, Bad Karma. Never talk about how many rides...

Ohhh, Bad Karma. Never talk about how many rides it has been since your last flat. That's just begging for double snake bites....
06-14-02, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I carry a large Umbrella Policy just in case Had...

I carry a large Umbrella Policy just in case Had it with my home, now that I'm renting I still keep it. Too easy to hurt myself or others on the bike, skis, car, golf course, duck blind whatever... ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-02, 04:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,071
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Noxema beauty creme: cheap, water soluble,...

Noxema beauty creme: cheap, water soluble, doesn't plug pores, and works.

:edit: just reread roadbuzz's post... I'm always one step behind!
05-07-02, 03:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,371
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Trent Lott is watching this one closely: ...

Trent Lott is watching this one closely:

Must Be True (http://www.whitehouse.org/news/2002/031502.asp) ;)
Forum: Commuting
05-03-02, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Then what would you do with your time !?!...

Then what would you do with your time !?! :rolleyes:
strictly tongue in cheek in accordance with my tag-line......
05-03-02, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I'm still around. Ski season kept me off the bike...

I'm still around. Ski season kept me off the bike forums and I was spending waaaay too much time on the 'puter anyhow. Good to be missed. Thanks for the PM Fubar5!
05-03-02, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 965
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I've got the cygolite night explorer. It works...

I've got the cygolite night explorer. It works well enough for trail riding at night, but I back it up with a petzl headlamp just to give me the extra comfort.

Got mine special ordered from REI...
05-03-02, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Eugene is a very cool bike friendly place....

Eugene is a very cool bike friendly place. Outstanding riding available in Oakridge just a short jaunt away. Housing prices are high, but it is a fun city. Lot's of trustafarian college kids fwiw.
08-27-01, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I'm a white lightning kind of guy. Don't have any...

I'm a white lightning kind of guy. Don't have any use for a chain cleaner, but will run a brass brush over the derailluer about once a month.

YMMV
08-27-01, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,081
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Maury - did you get the Tetra built up yet? Link...

Maury - did you get the Tetra built up yet? Link us some photo's eh? We are on hold with replacing the Visa until we test ride the RT 1000 Frame. It's been a long few months without a twofer.
Forum: Commuting
08-22-01, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,965
Posted By dirtsqueezer

If I'm on the bike I've already got my flashy...

If I'm on the bike I've already got my flashy Sidi shoes on so ain't no hiding. I just wear the helmet.
08-21-01, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Thanks Xavier - I've exchanged some e-mail...

Thanks Xavier -
I've exchanged some e-mail with Manitou and they are sending me a new part.
08-21-01, 08:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,890
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Feel Buck-Nekkid without it. About twice a...

Feel Buck-Nekkid without it.

About twice a year I will roll out the driveway without it, feel the breeze and realize I need to go back and grab the brain bucket.
08-21-01, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Stumbled across these in my mailbox this morning....

Stumbled across these in my mailbox this morning. I know nothing about these outfits or their schedule in relation to Le Tour. Hope you have a great trip.

http://www.france-by-bike.com...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-01, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By dirtsqueezer

When there is frost on the windshields. Sadly my...

When there is frost on the windshields. Sadly my neighbors don't take the time to defrost.
08-20-01, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Bar End thing? Are you talking about the plugs...

Bar End thing? Are you talking about the plugs that go into your handlebar? If so, stick your pinky in there first to make sure you don't have old plugs blocking up the hole. I'm not above seating...
08-20-01, 09:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,136
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I played my hand fairly well last time. She's...

I played my hand fairly well last time. She's been talking about upgrading to Vee Brakes on her MTB, so I took the opportunity to order those, and surprise, I also find a Selle Italia Flight seat on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-01, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Some of us were expeciting him in the...

Some of us were expeciting him in the Vuelta......:irritated
08-17-01, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Good stuff neguypdx - thanks for the link.

Good stuff neguypdx - thanks for the link.
08-17-01, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Sounds like this belongs in the biking and...

Sounds like this belongs in the biking and gaining weight thread:p
08-17-01, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,077
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Go see a sports medicine Physician. Seriously, if...

Go see a sports medicine Physician. Seriously, if you are making a significant effort to stay hydrated and are getting dry enough to be hospitalized, you need to get this checked out by a pro.
08-17-01, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Ease of it all depends... some folks can do it on...

Ease of it all depends... some folks can do it on the fork with a pencil and rubber band. I get buy with an inexpensive truing stand. Some folks just find it easier to go to a shop.

Here is some...
08-17-01, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By dirtsqueezer

My gut instinct is that yes, we should replace...

My gut instinct is that yes, we should replace our helmets frequently. Because of degradation of the polystyrene due to ultra-violet light and ozone (exceeded my limit on $2.00 words today).At work...
08-17-01, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I drink so much water, I'd never survive in Bibs....

I drink so much water, I'd never survive in Bibs.

I.P. Freely
08-17-01, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,628
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Will probably build up my next one from a steel...

Will probably build up my next one from a steel hardtail frame (Ritchey?). For the sake of argument, I'd consider a stock Kona.
Forum: Commuting
08-17-01, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Last I saw, Performance has a cygolite Rover on...

Last I saw, Performance has a cygolite Rover on sale for less than $100. Pretty well reviewed light.

Just bought a cygolite explorer and am pleased so far.
08-17-01, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,834
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Very cool. Thanks for the update. Do they...

Very cool. Thanks for the update.

Do they make a Titanium version ;)
08-16-01, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,693
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Hmmm, still got brakes to do on the wife's bike...

Hmmm, still got brakes to do on the wife's bike and a new derailluer (sp) on mine. I think a trip to the shack is in order.....
08-16-01, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,693
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I tried something new last night (too brain-dead...

I tried something new last night (too brain-dead to solder). Installed a new brake cable, stripped the insulation off a 14 gage grounding wire and slid that onto cable. Secured it with super glue....
08-16-01, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By dirtsqueezer

MBC - I think the New sign is the post is new...

MBC - I think the New sign is the post is new since your last visit.

Joe -
Actually, the Onza's are on my road bike (much lighter than most road pedals). Lisa pitched her Onza's after the...
08-16-01, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Shock Tuning

I need some feedback please.

I just installed a Manitou SX-R shock. The compression spring tuning knob (left knob) is extremely tight and requires a LOT of force to rotate. I can still rotate the...
08-16-01, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Dang, I feel for you. Go do a good deed and get...

Dang, I feel for you. Go do a good deed and get that. What a pain.

The last two years our local ski resort had problems with clouting (vehicle burglary). These guys were more sophisticated, they...
08-15-01, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By dirtsqueezer

What comes around, goes around. If you and your...

What comes around, goes around. If you and your bud go back and ask the shop guy to recheck his math - he will remember you and take of you.

You've got a great opportunity to be a stand-up guy....
08-15-01, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 916
Posted By dirtsqueezer

http://www.northpoledesign.com/ski_gear/Images/toe...

http://www.northpoledesign.com/ski_gear/Images/toetagbike.jpg

Snoop - sorry to hear about that. Hope Karma catches up with the parasite...

EDIT: Image from north pole design...
08-15-01, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I use white lightning and never clean my chain...

I use white lightning and never clean my chain (well, maybe once a year). Works excellent for me. YMMV
08-15-01, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By dirtsqueezer

My experience: Onza cleats are not...

My experience:

Onza cleats are not compatible with SPD. You can get them in, but you will need a screwdriver to unclip. Very humerous! Actually ended up destroying my wife's shoes in order to get...
08-15-01, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I'm feeling disenfranchised (SP) here. No...

I'm feeling disenfranchised (SP) here.

No Ritchey or Onza?
08-14-01, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Jackpot! Thanks Hunter, that should keep me...

Jackpot! Thanks Hunter, that should keep me reading for a while.

I assume Niva Crome is not in this same category? Santana charges high end prices for their Niva Crome Tandem frames because...
08-14-01, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Reynolds 853 Frames

Last night, one of the salespeople in my LBS told my buddy that bike companies were having difficulties getting a hold of Reynolds 853 tubing (supply issue) hence the lack of 853 steel frames in most...
08-14-01, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Ahh, those were called Erector Sets here in the...

Ahh, those were called Erector Sets here in the U.S. I would wear out the Sears Christmas catalog thumbing through that section.

I understand that Brio is reintroducing Erector Sets/Meccano to...
08-13-01, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By dirtsqueezer

A very definite Maybe. In the foothills,...

A very definite Maybe.

In the foothills, they are asking us to stay off the trails when it is wet. Some of the volcanic soils are very susceptible to erosion and rutting. The local sands stay in...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-01, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I have an umbrella liability policy on top of my...

I have an umbrella liability policy on top of my homeowners and auto.... Never thought of it for the bike.
08-12-01, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,693
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Solder works pretty well too. The beauty of...

Solder works pretty well too. The beauty of solder is that you seal the ends but it is clean enough that you can pull the cable back and forth through the housing without it fraying. Need to use a...
08-09-01, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Abram Olano (hope I got the spelling) Final...

Abram Olano (hope I got the spelling) Final Answer.


Big Mig took second that year.
08-09-01, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By dirtsqueezer

And for the truly retentive: common torque...

And for the truly retentive:

common torque values for bike parts (http://www.faqs.org/faqs/bicycles-faq/part2/section-35.html)

Big Disclaimer! I've never used these values, nor do I own a...
08-09-01, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By dirtsqueezer

Sounds like a job for tork-grip: ...

Sounds like a job for tork-grip:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tork-grip.html
08-09-01, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By dirtsqueezer

I completely agree with the website Directly...

I completely agree with the website

Directly from the URL:
To find the average speed for a multipart journey, we must take the TOTAL distance traveled divided by the TOTAL elapsed time. Emphasis...
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