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Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-11, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 418,013
Posted By Metzinger

I'm retired from BF, but have returned to give...

I'm retired from BF, but have returned to give Elev12k some promotion for the lovely frames he sells over in C&V. Recently built this up from a NOS Duell Columbus SL frame he sold me. Fork is from a...
04-07-11, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 261,256
Posted By Metzinger

I retired from BF roughly a year ago but feel...

I retired from BF roughly a year ago but feel obliged to post this. Frame: NOS Solo SL bought from Elev12k last summer. Thanks, Mel!
I found a fork in a shop that sells Duells in the Hague. Fulcrum...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 05:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,888
Posted By Metzinger

Why do threads like this exist in Road? The...

Why do threads like this exist in Road?

The last bit of interest I had in BF has just slipped away.
I'm certain that I won't be missed.

Adios, navel gazers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 04:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,172
Posted By Metzinger

It's rides like those which form memories. Avoid...

It's rides like those which form memories. Avoid them at your peril.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 03:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,787
Posted By Metzinger

I've used up the water in my bottles on dogs,...

I've used up the water in my bottles on dogs, with widely varying degrees of success.
06-24-10, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Metzinger

^Stop that.

^Stop that.
06-23-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Metzinger

Roomier shoes.

Roomier shoes.
Forum: Foo
06-23-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 27,324
Posted By Metzinger

http://www.beermerchants.com/Images/Products/1200_...

http://www.beermerchants.com/Images/Products/1200_633794638170351994.jpg
http://www.radder.nl/wp-content/uploads/hertog-jan-weizener.jpg
Witbiers and weizeners for summer. More than just a good...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,900
Posted By Metzinger

I recently installed an EBay Prestige road fork...

I recently installed an EBay Prestige road fork and love it.
I don't know if this is what you found (http://www.ride-this.com/index.php/tange-prestige-700c-crosstouring-fork-1-blk.html), but that...
06-23-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,071
Posted By Metzinger

here: ...

here:
http://0.tqn.com/d/bicycling/1/7/H/7/-/-/bush_lite_mtb.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Metzinger

Also yes.

Also yes.
06-23-10, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Metzinger

If your rim is D-shaped, it's going to be tough. ...

If your rim is D-shaped, it's going to be tough.
If the rim is fine, but it's out-of-round, it can be fixed through spoke adjustment. But you need to know what you're doing here.
06-23-10, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Metzinger

Your performance may benefit from either of these...

Your performance may benefit from either of these excellent placebos.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Metzinger

Yes. All the tubes mentioned in this thread are...

Yes. All the tubes mentioned in this thread are fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Metzinger

^Agreed. If the stem doesn't project enough...

^Agreed. If the stem doesn't project enough through the rim, it can be hard to get the chuck of the pump sealed on it properly. I like to have around 20mm of stem projecting. For me, that means...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 01:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,031
Posted By Metzinger

Companies who make disc brakes will sell more...

Companies who make disc brakes will sell more product.
Companies who make cx bikes will sell more product.
Anyone who currently owns a cx bike just saw the value of their investment go down.
...
06-23-10, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Metzinger

Please have your hanger properly checked with one...

Please have your hanger properly checked with one of these.
http://www.parktool.com/images/products/productimages/det_DAG-2_001_20081125_51566.jpg
Please.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By Metzinger

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Commuting
06-22-10, 07:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,249
Posted By Metzinger

When lifting a car, make sure the none of the...

When lifting a car, make sure the none of the pranksters is heaving on a non-structural part of the bodywork.
It's all fun and games until a bumper comes off in your hands.
06-22-10, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,290
Posted By Metzinger

If there's no direction arrow, direction doesn't...

If there's no direction arrow, direction doesn't matter. Install the tire with the logo on the drive side and adjacent to the valve stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Metzinger

"Flip-it" is a recurrent bikeforums joke. Bar...

"Flip-it" is a recurrent bikeforums joke. Bar height is individual choice.



Well done. Kudos.


Seems fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 03:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,284
Posted By Metzinger

Not while touring.

Not while touring.
Forum: Foo
06-22-10, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Metzinger

Sounds like you've got it all figured out. Happy...

Sounds like you've got it all figured out. Happy trails.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 03:41 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,926
Posted By Metzinger

This is a far bigger deal than the collarbone...

This is a far bigger deal than the collarbone last year.
If Lance isn't in yellow on the Champs Elyssées it'll be entirely Outside's fault.
Forum: Foo
06-22-10, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Metzinger

No doubt it sucks to be sprayed. I'm saying...

No doubt it sucks to be sprayed.
I'm saying you're more likely to be disarmed than to get a shot off.
Forum: Foo
06-22-10, 03:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,238
Posted By Metzinger

You didn't eat the rind. Don't act like you did.

You didn't eat the rind. Don't act like you did.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-10, 03:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,397
Posted By Metzinger

Always when goofing around: Practicing wheelies...

Always when goofing around:
Practicing wheelies while waiting for a friend on a climb in the mountains. Bam. Right over and onto my sacrum. Ow. Luckily nobody saw.
Trackstanding at a light...
Forum: Foo
06-22-10, 02:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Metzinger

IMO, carrying a weapon like pepper spray reduces...

IMO, carrying a weapon like pepper spray reduces the probability of you getting ripped off, but increases the chances of you getting badly hurt or killed.
The reverse applies in the wilderness....
Forum: Foo
06-21-10, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By Metzinger

The review websites I've looked at seem to be...

The review websites I've looked at seem to be very interested in the shutter lag metrics.
Last camera was a gift. The next one will likely come from a LCS. For some reason, the LCSs here seem to...
06-21-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By Metzinger

You should do stand-up.

You should do stand-up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 04:42 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Metzinger

(sob)

(sob)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,484
Posted By Metzinger

Bar tape has roughly the same taste and...

Bar tape has roughly the same taste and nutritional value, but is lighter and more functional earlier in the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 03:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Metzinger

Here's A numerical rating comparing the Bell...

Here's A numerical rating comparing the Bell Ghisallo and the Volt
(zero=benign ----- 10=Devil)

Ghisallo:7
Volt: 10
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Metzinger

The following is A one word comparison of the...

The following is A one word comparison of the Bell Volt and the Devil.

Same.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Metzinger

(checking back on thread some time later) I've...

(checking back on thread some time later)
I've come up with A one word description of the Bell Volt.

Devil.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Metzinger

I'd say the following has a <1% chance of being...

I'd say the following has a <1% chance of being related to Bram's screams/vibrations. But I wanted to type it anyway for some reason.
I have a Prestige steel fork that has rather large vent holes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 03:15 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 10,729
Posted By Metzinger

Blarg. It's stuff like this that makes me want...

Blarg.
It's stuff like this that makes me want to watch only bike racing.
No. Scratch that. I mean basketball.
No. Scratch that. I mean cross-country skiing.
No. Scratch that. I mean...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Metzinger

I think the Volt is the Devil.

I think the Volt is the Devil.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,434
Posted By Metzinger

I am going to guess that you are not a physicist.

I am going to guess that you are not a physicist.
06-18-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Metzinger

$190 EC90...

$190 EC90 (http://www.aspirevelotech.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=085925476055&Category_Code=EAFK10) for those not paying attention
Forum: Commuting
06-18-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,047
Posted By Metzinger

Throw an old tarp over the bike when you leave...

Throw an old tarp over the bike when you leave it. Out of sight, out of mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,805
Posted By Metzinger

I'd reckon most people have. Maybe they walked...

I'd reckon most people have. Maybe they walked it, but they at least saw it. Not so rare.
Eyserbosweg.
http://www.climbbybike.com/profile_520/Eyserbosweg_profile.jpg
Yes, this is NL.
06-18-10, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By Metzinger

I'd thought that part was a reflection. Ignore...

I'd thought that part was a reflection. Ignore my earlier posts.
06-18-10, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By Metzinger

You could try these steps before ditching the...

You could try these steps before ditching the chain.
http://bicycletutor.com/stiff-chain-link/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Metzinger

Aaah. Easy mistake to make. Those weren't...

Aaah. Easy mistake to make. Those weren't commando bunnies. They were Cyborg bunnies.
http://rookery9.aviary.com.s3.amazonaws.com/3878500/3878819_4efe_625x1000.jpg
06-18-10, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,285
Posted By Metzinger

No, but on reflection, perhaps my opinion...

No, but on reflection, perhaps my opinion shouldn't matter.
If the above term bothers others, 'separate' seems adequate.
06-18-10, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By Metzinger

Using your fingers, try bending the chain...

Using your fingers, try bending the chain sideways and back-and-forth to loosen the link. Make sure it's well oiled. Report back.
06-18-10, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By Metzinger

1st question: yes 2nd question: yes 3rd...

1st question: yes
2nd question: yes
3rd question: no
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