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08-12-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By ChunkyB

No grease in headset on new Diamondback Axis Comp

I just purchased a DB Axis Comp a couple months ago, and have put about 100 miles on it. I noticed a really bad squeaking from the headset yesterday. I took apart the headset to see what might be...
08-20-10, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By ChunkyB

Thanks for all the replies. I'm gonna try to find...

Thanks for all the replies. I'm gonna try to find a good local wheel builder to get me started.

Also, I've never even heard of using mountain hubs on a road bike. What are the ramifications of...
08-18-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By ChunkyB

Wheels for chunky rider

I am getting tired of popping spokes, and never having true wheels. I want to get some new wheels, and wondering if anyone has any specific suggestions for strong wheels. I don't care about weight or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By ChunkyB

NOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! I just bought a 2004...

NOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

I just bought a 2004 Raleigh SuperSport for $600 cash on craigslist. Full 105 (brakes, cranks, everything). It's an awesome bike, and it was in great condition. I'd say it's about...
06-08-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By ChunkyB

I would also consider tilting your seat up. It...

I would also consider tilting your seat up. It should generally be horizontal, so you can just put a level on it and see how it is. When your seat is tilted down like that, especially for big guys...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,338
Posted By ChunkyB

I find it amusing that this thread keeps showing...

I find it amusing that this thread keeps showing up right above/below that "Stiffness" thread. I just thought I'd throw that out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By ChunkyB

Same with my 1996 Specialized Comp M2.

Same with my 1996 Specialized Comp M2.
06-07-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By ChunkyB

That's awesome. Congratulations, and hopefully we...

That's awesome. Congratulations, and hopefully we won't see you back here any time soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By ChunkyB

I'd take it in for a tune-up. I actually just got...

I'd take it in for a tune-up. I actually just got a Specialized from the same period, with the exact same components I think. Is it 8-speed? Mine's a '96, and I think that was one of the first years...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-08, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By ChunkyB

Kind of gives new meaning to the term "beater...

Kind of gives new meaning to the term "beater bike".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-08, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By ChunkyB

I actually like full-finger gloves, because my...

I actually like full-finger gloves, because my half-finger gloves kind of "ride up" between my fingers and really hurt after a while. The fabric between the fingers just kind of digs in. I don't know...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,818
Posted By ChunkyB

Kinesis Kinesium: Is it any good?

So, I just got a warranty replacement frame, and it says "Kinesis Kinesium" on the top tube. Does anybody have any experience with these frames? It is a Raleigh Prestige EX (I don't know what year it...
06-06-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,461
Posted By ChunkyB

So, here's what happened. I explained the whole...

So, here's what happened. I explained the whole thing to Raleigh, and they were totally cool about the whole thing. I took it into the shop where it was originally purchased, and they took care of...
05-04-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,461
Posted By ChunkyB

That's what I'm thinking. Then I can hold onto it...

That's what I'm thinking. Then I can hold onto it while I'm riding and get really aero.

Honestly, I'm planning on taking it to a shop to see if it's really cracked, but I'm pretty sure it is. I'm...
05-03-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,461
Posted By ChunkyB

Cracked Head Tube (with pics). I Need Advice!

I was just pulling my bike off of my trunk rack, and I noticed a small crack in my head tube. I can't tell if it's just the paint, but it looks like it's through the frame. It's aluminum, btw. I...
02-11-08, 10:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,580
Posted By ChunkyB

Congrats. Bummer that you had to start on the...

Congrats. Bummer that you had to start on the wrong foot, but congrats on pulling through nonetheless.
02-05-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By ChunkyB

Keep it up. That's awesome. It has to start...

Keep it up. That's awesome. It has to start somewhere, so keep moving in the right direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-08, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By ChunkyB

I don't have a huge problem with it, it just...

I don't have a huge problem with it, it just makes you guys look shady. I really like pricepoint, and I don't want them to get a bikesdirect type of reputation, with all the shady marketing and what...
01-21-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By ChunkyB

It depends on what you're trying to do also. If...

It depends on what you're trying to do also. If you're riding solely for training and losing weight, it might actually help to have a heavier bike, because you get a better workout. If you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,873
Posted By ChunkyB

Beautiful. That is one clean looking bike. To...

Beautiful. That is one clean looking bike. To think I was just becoming content with my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-08, 11:15 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,685
Posted By ChunkyB

Freaking cops. I'm not surprised they didn't do...

Freaking cops. I'm not surprised they didn't do anything, but it sucks. Thanks for the update. And, don't forget karma.
Forum: Triathlon
01-19-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By ChunkyB

Just take your time while you're riding, and find...

Just take your time while you're riding, and find low-traffic areas. You might fall a few times, but that's okay. It just shows that you're trying. Just take your time, and don't worry about your...
01-19-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By ChunkyB

I LOVE that color scheme. Very classy. That dark...

I LOVE that color scheme. Very classy. That dark blue is sexy.
01-17-08, 04:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,092
Posted By ChunkyB

I agree with Tom that you should just take a few...

I agree with Tom that you should just take a few days break and not sweat it. I find that when I really get down on myself for not exercising, or if I eat a bunch of junk, it doesn't help. It just...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,213
Posted By ChunkyB

Does it say it out loud or on the screen. That...

Does it say it out loud or on the screen. That sounds like just the kind of motivation I need.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By ChunkyB

Yeah. I saw this in another thread today. I...

Yeah. I saw this in another thread today. I didn't notice the date until after you pointed it out, but both had been left barren since 2005. Kind of lame marketing strategy.

I like pricepoint,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 01:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,344
Posted By ChunkyB

+1. Speaking for myself, if someone were to...

+1.

Speaking for myself, if someone were to give me millions of dollars today, I'd probably spend the majority of the rest of my life (which would be severely shortened) eating junk food and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,083
Posted By ChunkyB

I've bought quite a few things on Pricepoint, and...

I've bought quite a few things on Pricepoint, and they're a great company. Nice customer service, and they always provide tracking numbers for shipments. That's more than I can say for Nashbar.

I...
01-17-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By ChunkyB

Might not be in the US. But, my dad and I...

Might not be in the US.

But, my dad and I were just having a conversation about how it's sad but true that being fat really does hold you back in all aspects of your life. When you go to get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 11:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,344
Posted By ChunkyB

+1.

+1.
01-17-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,805
Posted By ChunkyB

Happy B-day. This one will probably be happier...

Happy B-day. This one will probably be happier than next year. 50 can be rough.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,707
Posted By ChunkyB

That's honestly my favorite part about football....

That's honestly my favorite part about football. Not only are all the spots arbitrary, but when someone gets a first down, they spot the ball, and then just eyeball it to place the chains from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-08, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,707
Posted By ChunkyB

Pass interference is a judgment call, which is...

Pass interference is a judgment call, which is why it isn't reviewable in most cases. False start and offsides is pretty black and white. If you're on offense, and you jump before the ball is...
01-16-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By ChunkyB

I think you mean "a different result". I don't...

I think you mean "a different result". I don't think this necessarily applies to what you said after that, but it's a good point. Don't expect to lose weight if you keep doing the same things you've...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,707
Posted By ChunkyB

It's not a question of the ref's judgment. In...

It's not a question of the ref's judgment. In fact, you can't overturn a judgment call with a replay. It's about the fact that there are 22 players on the field and 5 or 6 (not sure) refs on the...
01-16-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By ChunkyB

Alright!. I got bumped up to the 24-33 range. I'm...

Alright!. I got bumped up to the 24-33 range. I'm old now. Well done, Tom. Thanks for the poll. I'm excited to see the outcome.
01-16-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,805
Posted By ChunkyB

Sweet. It really is a great thread. Really...

Sweet. It really is a great thread. Really interesting info.
01-16-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,805
Posted By ChunkyB

exactly. But the 20 year interval is a typo, but...

exactly. But the 20 year interval is a typo, but it still screws things up because people probably clicked that one if they were 46-55 or whatever. That's why I said "I was going to say it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,707
Posted By ChunkyB

Or shoes. Those are like bacon-flavored tennis...

Or shoes. Those are like bacon-flavored tennis balls to most dogs.
01-16-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,805
Posted By ChunkyB

Is there a way to edit the poll so that the group...

Is there a way to edit the poll so that the group "41-55" is "41-45". I guess, now that people have already entered their stuff, it might mess up the results. Anyways, just a thought.

I was going...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By ChunkyB

Yeah, I just hope my 305 isn't messed up. I guess...

Yeah, I just hope my 305 isn't messed up. I guess I should ride outdoors one of these days (it's 10 degrees F right now) to just make sure it's still working. I don't want summer to roll around and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By ChunkyB

I upgraded the firmware last night, and rode for...

I upgraded the firmware last night, and rode for an hour, and still have the same problem. It really does look like it's not sampling very often, and it's just taking the number of times the magnet...
01-16-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By ChunkyB

+1. If you tried to cut out all sweets, it would...

+1. If you tried to cut out all sweets, it would last about a week, and then you'd give up, and then you'd have the sense of failure to your sense of being overweight.

Lately, I've been getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,584
Posted By ChunkyB

Or if he could just take my original post with a...

Or if he could just take my original post with a grain of salt, as it wasn't intended to be a statistical survey of the entire population of the world.

Anyways, the moral of the story is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-08, 07:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,584
Posted By ChunkyB

That's the thing though. They don't covet the...

That's the thing though. They don't covet the things that WE hold near and dear, they covet the things that their neighbors hold near and dear. They don't have computers/TV/internet or any of that,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,584
Posted By ChunkyB

I said that many people are materialistic. I...

I said that many people are materialistic. I didn't say that many people have the internet.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,707
Posted By ChunkyB

+ a lot. Replay is the best thing that ever...

+ a lot. Replay is the best thing that ever happened to football. Maybe second best, next to moving the goal posts to the back of the end zone. However, I do love those old replays of people just...
01-15-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By ChunkyB

I struggle with the same things. I honestly feel...

I struggle with the same things. I honestly feel like I'm addicted to eating.

One thing that I'm doing right now is I write everything I eat every day, and I mean everything. Even little tiny...
01-15-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By ChunkyB

definitely. But, still, I imagine any failure due...

definitely. But, still, I imagine any failure due to a heavy rider would be pretty heinous. I imagine carbon fiber splinters lodged in my sensitive areas.
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