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Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-14, 10:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,523
Posted By tj90

Good article shedding more light on Neuvation...

Good article shedding more light on Neuvation closing:

http://www.bicycleretailer.com/north-america/2014/01/07/neuvation-cycling-shuts-down-%E2%80%94-now#.UtAjaPRDv-8
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,523
Posted By tj90

Seems to me that carbon wheels were the next...

Seems to me that carbon wheels were the next obvious step for John. Wonder if he adopted too late? Anyway, Ive bought many wheels from him - both mountain and road - but my latest carbons were not...
Forum: Southeast
10-25-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By tj90

It would be cool to tap into the GPS databases -...

It would be cool to tap into the GPS databases - ride with GPS, map my ride etc. Then this intelligence can be used in building routes or supplying data on most used routes etc. Why limit this to...
Forum: Southeast
09-12-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By tj90

Ive lived in Gville now for 1.5 years and just...

Ive lived in Gville now for 1.5 years and just now starting to appreciate the good riding. Its a place for all skill levels. I live in Simpsonville and its hilly countryside riding galore south of...
03-20-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By tj90

Take a look at chain ring bolts if you dont...

Take a look at chain ring bolts if you dont detect play in the BB. Mine were loose this week that lead to a creak when climbing.
Forum: Southeast
02-26-12, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By tj90

Mt mitchell is a state park. Give them a call....

Mt mitchell is a state park. Give them a call. They will be the most reliable source. I know that when planning my trip up mitchell, they were not willing to commit long term to whether they would be...
12-22-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,973
Posted By tj90

Nice description of the tape except for one...

Nice description of the tape except for one detail - How long is it? Id like to see it in action, sounds interesting....
12-21-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,717
Posted By tj90

I just got an Easton EA50 2 bolt seatpost for the...

I just got an Easton EA50 2 bolt seatpost for the mountain bike. I really like it a bunch. It replaced an older one bolt EA50 from 6-7 years ago. I never had a problem with that either.
I did...
Forum: Southeast
10-19-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By tj90

Great feedback guys. I will modify the routes...

Great feedback guys. I will modify the routes based on your suggestions. Its great to have "forward observers" helping you get a route together!
10-14-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By tj90

I dont see how you guys get years out of look...

I dont see how you guys get years out of look cleats. 9 months tops for me. I can accept that you dont wear your shoes, but Im not taking off the shoes when its time to take a bio break in a...
10-14-11, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By tj90

I bought a frame and fork from them. They are...

I bought a frame and fork from them. They are affiliated with BD but not sure why. Very reputable and would buy from again.
Forum: Southeast
10-14-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By tj90

Doesnt Hincapie live in one of those communities?...

Doesnt Hincapie live in one of those communities? I thought he was over near paris mountain (montebello) but now I have my doubts. I too would love to ride "behind the gates"... Membership would have...
Forum: Southeast
10-13-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By tj90

Here is a proposed route that I put together. It...

Here is a proposed route that I put together. It doesnt include the coffee road suggestion above but it should follow everything else pretty well. If you dont mind, take a look at the route and see...
10-13-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By tj90

Care to post pics or instructions? I resole my...

Care to post pics or instructions? I resole my dress shoes, why not my bike cleats?
10-13-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,043
Posted By tj90

On the right track but Id do something different...

On the right track but Id do something different on the rear. That strap /buckle may abrade a tire sidewall or buckle will scrape up a rear rim.

When I was a college student and poor, I made a...
Forum: Southeast
10-11-11, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By tj90

Wow - thanks for the ride idea. Im actually...

Wow - thanks for the ride idea. Im actually thinking about going from Simpsonville, SC to Buford, GA. Buford is south of gainesville, ga. Your knowledge of the SC side of the ride makes me believe...
Forum: Southeast
10-06-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By tj90

Sorry for the delayed response. Id like to end up...

Sorry for the delayed response. Id like to end up in buford area. taccoa may be a great option. I was originally thinking south of hartwell, but navigating through clemson/seneca N of hartwell is...
Forum: Southeast
09-16-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By tj90

Any suggested routes from N Atlanta to Greenville

Thinking of doing a long trip between these 2 cities and wondering if anyone can suggest a good route. Ive used Google mapping but it put me on roads that I know are heavily truck travelled close to...
09-13-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,321
Posted By tj90

Well I took a grinding wheel to the sharp corners...

Well I took a grinding wheel to the sharp corners of the squared off surly teeth and I think I did the trick. The cog is smoother with the chain. I finished off the sharp edges with a file to smooth...
09-13-11, 04:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,321
Posted By tj90

Im glad I found this thread. Ive been running a...

Im glad I found this thread. Ive been running a 18T surly cog/sram pc-1 combo for years with no noise issues. I recently switched to wipperman chain and now I get a ton of chain noise off the rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By tj90

white shoes and replaceable rubber heel bumpers

I have a 10YO+ Sidi shoes that I will be replacing. Apparently, I live under a rock since I didnt realize that cycling fashion has changed - most of the shoes seem to be white at the LBS. My old pair...
07-27-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By tj90

I think I know what the OP was talking about. The...

I think I know what the OP was talking about. The depression is a countersunk circle that is cut into the locknut. It is coaxial with the CL of the axle. Ive seen it on my suzue disco hubs. I just...
07-26-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,390
Posted By tj90

check out Lowes. I bought my 3/8 and 1/2 Kobalt...

check out Lowes. I bought my 3/8 and 1/2 Kobalt clicker torque wrenches from there. They are basically relabelled SK wrenches that are a fraction of the cost of SK. Built in the USA. They also work...
Forum: Southeast
07-20-11, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By tj90

So are you riding in the heat wave?

I have been having serious motivational issues. Of course the heat wave doesnt help. Heat index of 116C today? Yuck. Maybe go to gym and run treadmill in the AC.

If you ARE riding out there - God...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-11, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,927
Posted By tj90

Thanks for the explanation on the roadid topic....

Thanks for the explanation on the roadid topic. Ive gone back and forth on getting one or not. Ive been riding with a SPOT GPS especially when Im in remote areas by myself. Why not an ID? Ive always...
Forum: Southeast
04-12-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By tj90

Opie: Thanks for posting the data. I did the ride...

Opie: Thanks for posting the data. I did the ride and dont have this kind of garmin so I was interested in elevation gain etc. I did notice that your gchart says you burned 7k calories?! There is no...
Forum: Southeast
04-05-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By tj90

Thanks for the heads-up on the ride. Ill be...

Thanks for the heads-up on the ride. Ill be signing up to do the 100k ride. Looks like fun!
Forum: Southeast
10-11-10, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By tj90

thanks for the information. Look forward to...

thanks for the information. Look forward to getting out there.
10-07-10, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By tj90

This guy built his own plywood bicycle....

http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Bicycle/

Really cool engineering and ingenuity. If he only had a really nice component spec to compliment such a unique custom frame....
Forum: Southeast
10-03-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By tj90

Any good riding (mtn and road) around Greenville, SC?

Thinking of taking a job in greenville SC. What is the riding situation like in greenville? It seems that you can hit the mountains to the north if your willing to drive an hour. Hincapie lives there...
09-25-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,744
Posted By tj90

20 teeth - 16 teeth is 4. 4 teeth (3 spaces) is...

20 teeth - 16 teeth is 4. 4 teeth (3 spaces) is 1.5 links. Assuming the wheel is the middle of the dropout, add 1 link. The wheel will be slightly closer to the crank, I think....
09-25-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By tj90

When I read the thread title, I was hoping to get...

When I read the thread title, I was hoping to get an interbike report. Instead I got this. Bummer.
09-24-10, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,894
Posted By tj90

Dont waste your time. Just buy a new to you one: ...

Dont waste your time. Just buy a new to you one:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280565709196
09-24-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,635
Posted By tj90

Easy math - $200/ticket x 19 tickets / 2 hours =...

Easy math - $200/ticket x 19 tickets / 2 hours = Berkeley gets to keep its bloated public safety department and offset lost tax revenue from downturn.

I like how the cop almost hits a pedestrian...
09-23-10, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By tj90

Thats good to know! Thx

Thats good to know! Thx
09-22-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,894
Posted By tj90

Agreed! Who would murder out chrome?...

Agreed!

Who would murder out chrome? Chemically strip the paint down to chrome. The best technique Ive found to make chrome look great is aluminum foil and coca-cola. Finish with chrome polish....
09-22-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,894
Posted By tj90

I thought the original pista frame was chrome? ...

I thought the original pista frame was chrome?

"- i want to restore it back to original with a polished frame"**********

That statement is throwing me off. Polished chrome is the desired finish?
09-22-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By tj90

Leave it and ride it. The star nut only provides...

Leave it and ride it. The star nut only provides preload for the headset before tightening the stem. Once your stem is tightened lower the tension on the top cap bolt so that the bolt doesnt continue...
09-22-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,217
Posted By tj90

I agree with you, BCRider and 3rdgen summarized...

I agree with you, BCRider and 3rdgen summarized it well - avoid pinch forces with carbon. Probably why handlebar to stem interfaces are better with 4 bolt removable plates than with the old style...
09-21-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,217
Posted By tj90

Conventional wisdom is to line up the gaps, but I...

Conventional wisdom is to line up the gaps, but I seem to remember in some installation instructions that Easton(?) recommended opposite orientation to reduce the "cutting" of the frame edge into the...
09-21-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,142
Posted By tj90

You will ultimately have to make the decision if...

You will ultimately have to make the decision if its trash. I think you should disassemble and inspect. There probably will be marks on the steerer tube. If the marks on the surface, perhaps the...
09-21-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By tj90

Yippee - results published today!

Yippee - results published today!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-10, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,311
Posted By tj90

I use SRAM powerlink. So in your poll is that...

I use SRAM powerlink. So in your poll is that powerlock or superlink or other?
09-14-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By tj90

Todays news on the CTC website: "White...

Todays news on the CTC website:

"White Mountain Double Feet of Climbing Changed from 10,700 to 11,500 and Rating Changed from High to Extremely High"

Congrats to the finishers. This was a...
09-13-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By tj90

Yokozuna Scott Mathauser compound. google...

Yokozuna Scott Mathauser compound. google yokozuna usa. Best stopping power ever.
09-13-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Fyi
Views: 1,060
Posted By tj90

Rolling a stop sign in Del Mar - $181. Until now,...

Rolling a stop sign in Del Mar - $181. Until now, I never thought that was a deal. govt is out of hand.
09-13-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By tj90

In retrospect it was a big mistake skipping TJ...

In retrospect it was a big mistake skipping TJ mercs. I wasnt in the right frame of mind. The thought of stopping would make it even harder to keep going. Maybe that was what I was thinking...
09-13-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By tj90

That was tough! I think it was harder (or at...

That was tough! I think it was harder (or at least as hard) as the Mt Tam double. The grade before Montgomery pass took lots out of me - suffered up montgomery pass then the wind on 6 finished me...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By tj90

Alloy will definitely be more robust than the...

Alloy will definitely be more robust than the carbon stuff. But 32 hole 3 cross is more robust than factory built lightweight wheel. What is your weight penalty tolerance level? Sounsd like its low...
09-08-10, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By tj90

Heres option 1:...

Heres option 1: http://jensonusa.com/store/product/CS409A00-Miche+10+Speed+Cassette.aspx
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