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08-15-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By emptgrave

I modified the rack and it works great now.

I modified the rack and it works great now.
08-15-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By emptgrave

Thanks so much! Great information, but alas, it...

Thanks so much! Great information, but alas, it was too small for the other bike.
08-15-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By emptgrave

Scwinn Sportabout - leave the rack??

I obtained one of these through a bulk bike buy.
I have no interest in restoring it since I have too many other projects.
I am willing to give the bike away, BUT
it has a rack on the back. I want...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By emptgrave

Check Out These Customs

Can't upgrade anymore?
Check out these customs in the gallery!!! (http://www.2wheelercustoms.com/)

Make sure to click on the show/hide part at the top.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-08, 06:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,520
Posted By emptgrave

If you have done your research, you will find...

If you have done your research, you will find that the same people make them all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-08, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By emptgrave

Trading Couch for Activity

I thought this was interesting and neat. Hopefully the guy will stick with it.
http://knoxville.craigslist.org/bik/725194163.html

"I need to stop playing so many video games and get out more this...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,487
Posted By emptgrave

Big sweater here. +1 on Halo - make sure to...

Big sweater here.
+1 on Halo - make sure to take your pads out of the helmet for best fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-08, 09:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,874
Posted By emptgrave

And there are helicopters with propellers that...

And there are helicopters with propellers that are carbon. When people say carbon breaks easy, you have to laugh. The people who say this must be so powerful, they torque their bike to pieces or are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-08, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By emptgrave

There are several versions of Spiderman ones on...

There are several versions of Spiderman ones on Ebay.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By emptgrave

You might head to C&V as they can help with a lot...

You might head to C&V as they can help with a lot of cross platform suggestions. You will get help here, but they live for that stuff.
05-30-08, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By emptgrave

Thanks! That did it! I am scared of what is...

Thanks!
That did it!
I am scared of what is to come. I can't see that thing ever coming off. I believe my old BB was smoother and wish I would have tested it out first. Oh well. :twitchy:
05-30-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By emptgrave

FSA Crankset Instalation Has Play

I just bought the FSA SL-K Crankset (http://road.fullspeedahead.com/fly.aspx?layout=product&taxid=53&pid=292).
I installed every piece according to spec. This is to replace my Dura Ace.
No width...
05-19-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By emptgrave

Neat article on the front page of my paper - Bicycle museum's curator wheels and deal

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2008/may/19/hobbys-a-joyride/

Lots of pictures including a panoramic link on the top left.
...
05-19-08, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,255
Posted By emptgrave

Great job!! You have inspired me a bit. I...

Great job!!
You have inspired me a bit.
I picked up 4 bikes the other night for $40. 2 are garbage. 1 is a Raleigh Grand Prix I was turning into a commuter.
The other is an old cruiser Scwinn. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-08, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By emptgrave

Looks like you had good advice, but do not want...

Looks like you had good advice, but do not want it. Be patient.
05-15-08, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By emptgrave

Saddle Restoration?

Just bought this bike and am starting the restoration on it. (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=6696521&highlight=#post6696521)
As far as the leather saddle, it seems to be okay.
What is...
05-14-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 123,416
Posted By emptgrave

I don't mean to sound completely naive. How would...

I don't mean to sound completely naive. How would I search for this on ebay or on the web? Is there a specific model?
When you talk about getting the alloys from the thriftshop, I assume suntour...
05-14-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 123,416
Posted By emptgrave

Don't worry. Not a fixie. I want to make it a...

Don't worry. Not a fixie. I want to make it a very functional version of what it is. I would like to see the crank and rear derailer upgraded - Maybe the wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,789
Posted By emptgrave

And this one. ...

And this one.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=415521

It his hit or miss. No pun intended.
I have a toneau cover rack I made and have to be just as careful. I have to take the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,789
Posted By emptgrave

What are you going to ride there? I did the 3...

What are you going to ride there? I did the 3 State 3 Mountain Century ride 2 weeks ago and it was a lot of fun. They have the queue sheet on their site and you can download it from MapMyRide.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By emptgrave

No. That is the lane for the superhero -...

No. That is the lane for the superhero - BicycleMan!!! He wears Lycra, a helmet, pointy smooth shoes.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By emptgrave

$400 new with warranty and lifetime tuneups a...

$400 new with warranty and lifetime tuneups a good deal?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,514
Posted By emptgrave

S&W 38 Special with 1&7/8 Barrel. Very small and...

S&W 38 Special with 1&7/8 Barrel. Very small and powerful.
Forum: Commuting
05-12-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,302
Posted By emptgrave

Reward yourself for your work and $aving$ !!

Reward yourself for your work and $aving$ !!
Forum: Commuting
05-12-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By emptgrave

Bike decent for commuting - Your thoughts and recommendations??!!

I ride fairly regularly now on the road. Just did my first century last week.

I now live 7 miles from work.
I don't want to use my road bike for daily abuse/commute.

I have thought about...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By emptgrave

I have been in love with these since the first...

I have been in love with these since the first time I saw one last year! Congrats!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,326
Posted By emptgrave

Kinda like the Cubs.

Kinda like the Cubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,605
Posted By emptgrave

Claims with the shipping company are only filed...

Claims with the shipping company are only filed by the shipper (you). I had some pedals stolen off my porch and UPS would only work with the other guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-08, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By emptgrave

I worked for Fedex and UPS and all I can say is...

I worked for Fedex and UPS and all I can say is make everything bombproof.
We had a guy who would get pissed and throw boxes or kick them to fit in the truck. Bosses never did anything.
These are...
Forum: Southeast
05-08-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

From the 3 State Site - About the Stopsign...

From the 3 State Site - About the Stopsign injury.
http://www.chattbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=464
Forum: Southeast
05-08-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

i am hoping it will be them and they just dont...

i am hoping it will be them and they just dont have them up yet.
i was in the drops on that one and the lighting was great at that time of day. too bad it wont take the fat away, but still will be...
Forum: Southeast
05-08-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

I found myself and man I look fat. Does...

I found myself and man I look fat.

Does anyone know who has the pictures of the Sand Mountain Decent? I want that one the most.

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,362
Posted By emptgrave

I have loved the Performance Elite. I have a 07...

I have loved the Performance Elite. I have a 07 and an 08 pair and I like the 08's a lot better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By emptgrave

Ride reports are here on this....

Ride reports are here on this. (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=403190) Check past page 1 for them.
Forum: Southeast
05-06-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

Surprisingly, I had the energy to go out that...

Surprisingly, I had the energy to go out that night, cleaned my garage Sunday and got back on the bike last night.
Forum: Southeast
05-06-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

I don't understand this at all. These people must...

I don't understand this at all. These people must exaggerate. It was not warm, but it does not seem medically possible to get hypothermia in that weather. I had a jersey and bibs and that was it.
...
Forum: Southeast
05-05-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

Great ride review Velo!! You made great time! ...

Great ride review Velo!! You made great time!

They had tons of pizza when I got in after you. Maybe they staggered it out incorrectly. You may have come in right before the next delivery?
Forum: Southeast
05-05-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

Here is my full ride report. ...

Here is my full ride report. (http://mattpickwell.com/news.php?item.293.4)
Forum: Southeast
05-04-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

We notified some of the rest of your group at the...

We notified some of the rest of your group at the bottom what had happened. They had not heard yet. They were waiting at the decent bottom, before the straight-away into town.


In your defense,...
Forum: Southeast
05-04-08, 04:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

I had a pretty good time, but grossly under...

I had a pretty good time, but grossly under prepared for the climbing. I had all of the energy in the world at the end, but no legs left for even the rollers. The rain wore me out as well. That and...
Forum: Southeast
05-02-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

Checked in and ready to go!! Driving over the...

Checked in and ready to go!! Driving over the hills/mountains here give you a reality check on what to expect!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By emptgrave

I had a car pull out in front of me in my...

I had a car pull out in front of me in my neighborhood when I was coming downhill at around 25mph. Made me furious. I kept my speed up and stayed right on them. I think I scared them a little. I...
Forum: Southeast
04-29-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

I don't know yet. I want to see how I handle this...

I don't know yet. I want to see how I handle this one. I have looked at the Blount one since there is a group at church doing it to raise money for someone who has cancer. I also have looked that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-08, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By emptgrave

That is a strangely good deal!!

That is a strangely good deal!!
Forum: Southeast
04-28-08, 12:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,602
Posted By emptgrave

Let me preface this with an apology. I hate...

Let me preface this with an apology. I hate reading long post and this turned in to that. I tried to break it up to be more readable.

I got called in Saturday morning to work, so did not get to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,592
Posted By emptgrave

I use Perpetium, Heed, Endurolytes and Gel. ...

I use Perpetium, Heed, Endurolytes and Gel.
Love it all.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-08, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By emptgrave

No, I get what you are saying, but this seems to...

No, I get what you are saying, but this seems to be the easiest # to compare out the gate.

I don't have a watt counter but kept HRM up as much as possible. I also have variable settings on the...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By emptgrave

Do you all have trouble with deodorant holding up...

Do you all have trouble with deodorant holding up all day? Seems that the little bit of bacteria you start with from the ride would give you a bad start.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By emptgrave

Thanks for the encouragement and lack of sarcasm!...

Thanks for the encouragement and lack of sarcasm! It really was a simple question and some had to make it really complicated.
I do the same as far as watching movies. Finished 3:10 to Yuma last...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-08, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By emptgrave

I am amazed that you all do not measure more than...

I am amazed that you all do not measure more than just your time on the trainer.
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