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12-01-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Podolak

Santa, I want a custom Ti frame with Touring...

Santa,

I want a custom Ti frame with Touring geometry and CS lengths, disk brake tabs mounted on the CS, mounts for racks and mounts for fenders with enough clearance for 700x35c studded tires.
...
12-01-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Podolak

As stated there is no Cyclocross group but a mix....

As stated there is no Cyclocross group but a mix. Look at the current Tricross Comp, it has almost all road 10 speed components and then Cantilever brakes instead of callipers.
12-01-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Podolak

I would second something like the North Road. ...

I would second something like the North Road.

Putting drops on a MTB entails some different parts (shifters, brake levers, etc). Also, the geometry may not be desirable after the drops are added.
11-24-08, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By Podolak

So if he ever gets pulled over and doesn't have a...

So if he ever gets pulled over and doesn't have a bell, can he yodel for the officer to prove he REALLY doesn't need one?
11-17-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Podolak

How about a positive instead of a negative? ...

How about a positive instead of a negative?

ME: It started snowing AFTER I got to work...
11-17-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Podolak

Yeah I had to do that with "Gender".

Yeah I had to do that with "Gender".
11-17-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Podolak

If you can get a used Trek in good condition that...

If you can get a used Trek in good condition that fits them, that really is the way to go.
11-14-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,909
Posted By Podolak

My first winter riding, started out down my...

My first winter riding, started out down my sloped driveway and remembered I didn't turn my blinkie on. I hit the brakes and the driveway was a sheet of ice, no studs either. Went down flat, it was...
11-14-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,822
Posted By Podolak

In order: Saddle Lighting Fenders Rack...

In order:

Saddle
Lighting
Fenders
Rack
Puncture Resistant Tires

However, I move stuff around a lot, like lighting, racks, etc so I don't buy all of that for every bike. But I do try and...
11-11-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Podolak

I think the 820 is a solid ride. More money...

I think the 820 is a solid ride. More money might get you a frame that is a bit lighter.

I would probably stick with what you have for a while unless you have some extra cash. If that is the...
11-10-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 979
Posted By Podolak

Definitely under $100.

Definitely under $100.
11-10-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,630
Posted By Podolak

I think the only "cool" thing is that they are...

I think the only "cool" thing is that they are generally brilliant, often especially intelligent in one certain area.
11-10-08, 12:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,630
Posted By Podolak

Interesting, my son just turned two a few days...

Interesting, my son just turned two a few days ago and we just got back from an eval. We have been aware of him having issues for a while and have been working with OTs, Speech The******s etc. They...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By Podolak

Well...then welcome to the club if just for a day...

Well...then welcome to the club if just for a day or two.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-08, 11:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,135
Posted By Podolak

I ride in the dark but it isn't at night. It is...

I ride in the dark but it isn't at night. It is early AM before the sun rises. Actually with DST kicked in it isn't dark the entire ride anymore.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,449
Posted By Podolak

Hey I started a similar thread in General...

Hey I started a similar thread in General Cycling:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=483398
11-04-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 828
Posted By Podolak

You know, I didn't even lock my bike up. I...

You know, I didn't even lock my bike up. I parked right by the door and the bike was visible almost the entire time (just not when the curtain was drawn).
Forum: Commuting
11-04-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,157
Posted By Podolak

Major props on all of the savings. You may want...

Major props on all of the savings. You may want to consider the snow riding, it really isn't as bothersome as one might think.
11-04-08, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 828
Posted By Podolak

Ha, we could all use one of those. However most...

Ha, we could all use one of those. However most of us cyclists aren't really the bouncer type.

If some bike thief came by with a gun or something I'd be like here take this Next, see how "bouncy"...
11-04-08, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 828
Posted By Podolak

Cycling to vote!

So, who cycled (or will cycle) to go vote!

My voting station is right on my morning bike ride for me so it was a no brainer. Plus I love my zero emissions vote!
10-31-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Podolak

Damn, I always ride in the AM, I hadn't...

Damn, I always ride in the AM, I hadn't considered this angle before. Great thinking!
10-31-08, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By Podolak

That is a nice stand, I really need to get one of...

That is a nice stand, I really need to get one of those.

My work stand is a Park Tool PCS-9, I do love it and I can fold it up and hang it against the garage wall when done.
10-31-08, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Podolak

Happy Halloween - Halloween Bike Ride

Happy Halloween everyone. I hope that you all have either already gotten in your Halloween bike ride (like me) or are doing it later. Holidays are the best days to ride, I must admit I did NOT ride...
10-30-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By Podolak

I have heard good things about the regular...

I have heard good things about the regular liberator and lots of bad things about any gel saddle, though not the gel liberator specifically.

Still, you should probably buy both, try them out and...
10-29-08, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By Podolak

I do believe 700x35 are the thinest you've got...

I do believe 700x35 are the thinest you've got going.

I do believe that if you inflate(or deflate) the tire to minimum pressure on icy days you are good for grip and if you inflate the tire to...
10-29-08, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Podolak

If those were not 150 racing miles it may very...

If those were not 150 racing miles it may very well be worth it. Tell him you believe in the law of halves though and a year old bike is only worth $650 but because it is so nice (if it is nice) you...
10-29-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By Podolak

Screwdriver, that ride is very attractive. If it...

Screwdriver, that ride is very attractive. If it is a good fit and will take a minimal investment to meet your needs completely then I'd say a good deal. I always want a lower price to I would...
10-29-08, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Podolak

I only use the trainer a few days in the winter,...

I only use the trainer a few days in the winter, normally I am riding all winter and only stay on if it is REALLY REALLY bad out. So the bike on the trainer is the road bike I ride in the non-wintry...
10-29-08, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Podolak

I always felt the Hardrock was a nice entry level...

I always felt the Hardrock was a nice entry level rig. Obviously it has a lower end front fork but you are already upgrading that to the fork of your choosing. I wouldn't say to put a whole lot in...
Forum: Foo
10-28-08, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Podolak

I have been lazy and am still on FC8. ...

I have been lazy and am still on FC8.

Hmm...I also thought they dropped "core" from their naming scheme.
Forum: Foo
10-28-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10,059
Views: 343,504
Posted By Podolak

Alright, some updated Halloween pics from before...

Alright, some updated Halloween pics from before a party last Saturday.

http://home.twcny.rr.com/podolak/halloween2008.JPG


http://home.twcny.rr.com/podolak/handdhal2008.jpg
10-28-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Podolak

I am kind of an odd one but I did fill out your...

I am kind of an odd one but I did fill out your survey, hope it helps.
10-28-08, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By Podolak

Winter forum is the way to go but I will give you...

Winter forum is the way to go but I will give you a few suggestions because you asked.

1. Layers
2. Wicking Base Layer
3. Breathable Top Layers
4. Wind Breakeresque shell (water resistant...
10-28-08, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Podolak

I am not that familiar with Pegoretti Luigino but...

I am not that familiar with Pegoretti Luigino but a quick Google search showed it as a fairly attractive frame. Congratulations on it finally being in.
10-27-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Podolak

Wow, you really did a nice job of turning an...

Wow, you really did a nice job of turning an otherwise wasted ride into an attractive and serviceable machine.

Great job and good bargains!
10-27-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Podolak

I thought NEXT was Pacific?

I thought NEXT was Pacific?
Forum: Touring
10-27-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Podolak

I love the Marathon XR's. I run them in 26" on...

I love the Marathon XR's. I run them in 26" on my Marin Novato. I have not toured on them but I have done a lot of other riding, including a child seat and bike trailer.

Good tires and roll well.
Forum: Touring
10-27-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,451
Posted By Podolak

Kona Sutra fender mounting

Hey all,

OK, people with Kona Sutras, what fenders did you use and how did you mount them around the disk brakes? If anyone happens to have pictures that would be great too.

Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
10-24-08, 01:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,364
Posted By Podolak

I definitely enjoy talking about it at work when...

I definitely enjoy talking about it at work when I can't go about goofing off on a bike!
Forum: Commuting
10-24-08, 01:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,364
Posted By Podolak

My miles are all kind of mixed together but about...

My miles are all kind of mixed together but about 2200 total.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-08, 01:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,757
Posted By Podolak

It wouldn't matter how long it took me to get...

It wouldn't matter how long it took me to get ready, I'd still ride.
10-24-08, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By Podolak

My friend gave me a fixie for free. Does that...

My friend gave me a fixie for free. Does that count?
10-21-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Podolak

I tried the link and also with out the .uk. ...

I tried the link and also with out the .uk. Without the .uk it brought up a page can't be displayed. With the UK it brought up a links site.
10-21-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 676
Posted By Podolak

How did you paint it? Spray Cans or with an air...

How did you paint it? Spray Cans or with an air sprayer and compressor? Did you clear coat?
10-21-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,490
Posted By Podolak

BTW, congrats on the deal!

BTW, congrats on the deal!
10-21-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 676
Posted By Podolak

NEW - Favorite color for a bike thread

Hey all,

Here is a new thread to post your favorite bike color.

My favorite color on a bike is...silver (or just clear coat over like Titanium).
10-17-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,885
Posted By Podolak

I am a new fixie/ss type but I put clipless on...

I am a new fixie/ss type but I put clipless on mine.
10-15-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By Podolak

Where is his blinky? He might get clipped by...

Where is his blinky? He might get clipped by helicopter traffic.
10-15-08, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Podolak

'06 Marin Novato...

'06 Marin Novato (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=449377&highlight=novato) through the salty winter of Central/Upstate, NY.

The frame was fine, besides needed a cleaning. The...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-08, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By Podolak

I run the Borough Armadillo Elites on one bike...

I run the Borough Armadillo Elites on one bike and the Schwable Marathon XRs on another. I love them both for the type of application you are describing. I have a few hundred miles on the Schwables...
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