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03-21-13, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Lewis_Moon

No AZ cross riders? Woot! I'm #1, I'm #1!!! ...

No AZ cross riders? Woot! I'm #1, I'm #1!!!

Just kidding. Really. It would be nice not to have to train in a vacuum.
03-19-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Any Arizona CX folks here?

I'm having trouble locating a club in the (east) Phoenix area that has, at least, some 'cross riders. I'm new to the sport and would like to train and ride with other CX riders, and I'd also like to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By Lewis_Moon

AZ Folk: Anyone had a fitting at Focus Cyclery in Gilbert?

Just wanted to see what the impressions were. I've always set my bike up by the seat (or chamois) of my pants and I think my position might be a bit off. I've always ridden with my seat way low and...
02-14-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By Lewis_Moon

My Poprad is my do everything bike. I have a...

My Poprad is my do everything bike. I have a 48/39 on it and run 700x32c road tires so I don't even lose a step to the roadies.
02-05-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I have the CX8.4s on the Poprad. Went through...

I have the CX8.4s on the Poprad. Went through several sets of cantis (TRP, Pauls) but couldn't get anything to stop well at all.
Yeah, I really like the durability aspect of the Retroshifts. I'm...
02-05-13, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I really like the concept of the retroshifters,...

I really like the concept of the retroshifters, but I think they lost their way when they decided to charge as much for them as you can find a set of used Chorus 10sp shifters for. That kind of...
02-05-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Drop bar shifters compatible with Shimano XTR 8 speed?

I thought I'd duck in here to ask this question, as you folks have talked about drop bar MTB conversions in the past.
I have an older Skunkhumper that I'd like to transform into a CX workout /2nd...
11-11-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Bibliobob, I think I tried to sell you my blue...

Bibliobob, I think I tried to sell you my blue '83 Waterford Paramount. I believe I remember the black 531 shirt and the Peugeot. Sorry I didn't connect the dots.
11-10-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

What a great swap meet! I actually randomly set...

What a great swap meet! I actually randomly set up right beside Bryce (Nice guy!) and found a Ritchey Carbon Cross fork for $40. Already installed it and didn't even have to cut the steerer. Good...
11-08-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I'll also be at the Bicycle Haus tonight ~ 6:30...

I'll also be at the Bicycle Haus tonight ~ 6:30 for their swap

Bicycle Haus
7027 E 5th Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Should be a fun time.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By Lewis_Moon

You mean the 45 year old guy who hasn't seen the...

You mean the 45 year old guy who hasn't seen the inside of a gym in 30 years (surgeon)? The 65 year old guy who's carrying probably 100 extra pounds? (primary care).

Actually, I'll ask my 60 yo...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I had my spleen out 15 years back, lost 12 pounds...

I had my spleen out 15 years back, lost 12 pounds and came back climbing two letter grades harder within six weeks. This time will be different. I'm definately going to watch my diet, set the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By Lewis_Moon

As a rock climber for 12+ years, the upper body...

As a rock climber for 12+ years, the upper body is part of the issue. Not that I want to see the muscle leave willy nilly...I just don't need to be able to do one arm pull ups any more. (never...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I came here because I don't feel like a geezer...

I came here because I don't feel like a geezer yet and refuse to be treated like one. because a hip replacement is considered an "old man's" proceedure, All I can find is the "don't forget your...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Getting a hip replaced: how should I prepare for a fast(ish) recovery?

I'm getting my hip replaced the middle of next month. Yes, I'm scared 5#!+less. What bugs me the most is that I'll lose everything I've worked so hard on building over the last seven months. In...
10-31-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

You know....“You meet the nicest people on two...

You know....“You meet the nicest people on two wheels!" ...and there'll be a lot there.
10-31-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,741
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Ah...I did not know...... One to look forward to.

Ah...I did not know...... One to look forward to.
10-31-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,741
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Tempe's was last week I believe. Couldn't make...

Tempe's was last week I believe. Couldn't make it, but I'll be at the Tucson meet. Wife will be out of town so I'll be able to sneek stuff in.....:o
10-31-12, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I'm really anxious to see this shindig. I'll...

I'm really anxious to see this shindig.
I'll have a bright red running cap and bright yellow Adidas T shirt on...and I'm 6'4". Hard to miss.....
10-30-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

What....and scuttle the economy?

What....and scuttle the economy?
10-30-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I'm going to do an inventory of what I have to...

I'm going to do an inventory of what I have to trade (and what I'm looking for) over the next couple of days. 'Twould be cool if anyone who is going would do the same and trade lists via PM.
10-30-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,124
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Anyone going to be at the Tucson swap meet on the 10th?

I'm going to head down to see what I can see and I'll be bringing some schtoff. I'll be the tall guy with the grey beard and a blue frame over his shoulder.
10-17-12, 01:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,295
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I don't think it's any more than limiting...

I don't think it's any more than limiting (percieved) liability.
10-17-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,295
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Thread resurrection. How it's done.^^^ ...

Thread resurrection. How it's done.^^^


BTW...I enjoyed reading the thread.
10-17-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I'm going to take it apart and build it back up...

I'm going to take it apart and build it back up from scratch, paying attention to friction points and fitment.
Now my question is: Lube? I always hit the internals with some "magic" teflon dry...
10-17-12, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Join the club. We have jerseys. I've done...

Join the club. We have jerseys.

I've done exactly the same thing. I think it's a perception issue.
10-17-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Lewis_Moon

This is a new build, of sorts. I just got the...

This is a new build, of sorts. I just got the Poprad and i'm building it up, so everything is being adjusted from square one.
One thought I just had is; I taped the bars (with cables beneath)...
10-17-12, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Shifting Help; Campy 10sp Rear Derailleur

I'm having trouble with my Campy Record 10sp rear end. The unit shifts down perfectly, but when shifting from the smallest rear cog to the second smallest, it won't go until the second click, then...
10-11-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Dude...that's EXACTLY what I need. ...

Dude...that's EXACTLY what I need. Thankyouverymuch.
10-11-12, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Chain suck is probably what I'm scared of most. ...

Chain suck is probably what I'm scared of most. It's a CX bike so I'm worried that a gunked up chain might just decide to suck...and it would...er...suck. I'm dropping down 4-5 teeth on my big...
10-11-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Need Spacer on my Campy square taper English Bottom Bracket?

While trying to get my Campy 10sp drivetrain to play nice I noticed that my Campy Record (10sp) cranks, on a Chorus 102mm BB, are sitting ~3mm closer on the drive side than the off side. Not too...
10-03-12, 08:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,126
Posted By Lewis_Moon

People who "Fix" perfectly good road bikes should...

People who "Fix" perfectly good road bikes should be "Fixed".
It's for the good of the gene pool....
10-02-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Thanks for that clarification. I've always...

Thanks for that clarification. I've always thought they were interchangable.
10-02-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Lewis_Moon

I'm thinking I'll do it in a multi step process....

I'm thinking I'll do it in a multi step process. First, give it a good wash, then de-grease w/o rubbing, then with the rubbing compound.
10-02-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Polish to take out paint on paint marks?

What's a good method/polish to take out paint on paint marks on a white frame? The Poprad will be here Friday...
09-29-12, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Lewis_Moon

Post deleted because I'm tacky and unrefined.

Post deleted because I'm tacky and unrefined.
09-26-12, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Thanks. I guess I was hoping to find some sort of...

Thanks. I guess I was hoping to find some sort of hidden, free wheeling, dirt bag 'cross site that you needed to know the secret handshake to get into.
09-25-12, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Lewis_Moon

It's a solid ring. The dust shield usually...

It's a solid ring. The dust shield usually stays with the end cups. I was wondering if they all came off the same side too.
09-25-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Perhaps you just need to pop the seals and renew...

Perhaps you just need to pop the seals and renew the grease?
09-25-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Lewis_Moon

AH! The voice of experience!!! With my Chorus,...

AH! The voice of experience!!! With my Chorus, it's the outside drive side that's hammered (one of the two smaller ones) I saw the circlip on the non drive side, but the drive side bearings have...
09-25-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Looking at it with my auto mechanic eyes, it...

Looking at it with my auto mechanic eyes, it looks like you have to destroy the OEM bearings to get them off, but once there, you should be able to press the new ones back on w/o much trouble. ...
09-25-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Lewis_Moon

You probably know this already but I thought I'd...

You probably know this already but I thought I'd throw it out just in case: When inflating clinchers, sometimes the valve can get pushed into the tire a bit when attaching the pump head. This...
09-25-12, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Need to locate cartridge bearings for Campy Chorus BB.

I asked this in the Mechanics section, but I thought I'd ask it here too, because you folks seem to be pretty good at locating, kludging and making do on older parts.

I have a 2005(ish) Campy...
09-25-12, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Replacement cartridge bearings for 2005(ish) Campagnolo square taper bottom bracket?

I have a 2005(ish) Campy Chorus BB that needs new bearings. Specifically it needs a set of drive side bearings. It looks as if the bearings are the SKF-64803 but I can't find that listed on the SKF...
09-24-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,443
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Wow...that's a LOT of good choices. When I...

Wow...that's a LOT of good choices. When I started looking, I went to the "usual suspects" because you could search by size. I didn't find much beyond 700X28s and "city tires".
I have no idea...
09-24-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,443
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Those Ribmos look pretty cool....

Those Ribmos look pretty cool....
09-24-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Lewis_Moon

From someone who obviously does not know the...

From someone who obviously does not know the value of personal recomendations from intelligent, informed sources.
09-24-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,443
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Man, I'm sure the Poprad will handle those. It...

Man, I'm sure the Poprad will handle those. It originally comes w/32c 'cross tires. I was thinking that 28s would be a good roadie compromise that had a larger field of rollers to choose from.
09-24-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,443
Posted By Lewis_Moon

700X28c with low rolling resistance and good cornering grip?

I'm outfitting the Poprad and would like some tires that are beefier than my present 200X23s. Any 28s out there that fit the bill...other than Paselas.....
09-24-12, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Lewis_Moon

Not to dis the folks here....

...but is there a more active cyclocross forum out there?
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