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09-23-04, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By P. B. Walker

This really sound sweet! I almost can't wait to...

This really sound sweet! I almost can't wait to get there.

I've been thinking of buying a few extra supplies and bringing them with me just in case (extra tubes, tires, chain, cassette, lube,...
09-22-04, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By P. B. Walker

Moviing to Germany

I'm in the process of moving to Germany. It's a move for a job within my current company. I'll be there anywhere from 1 to 5 years... possibly longer. I'm planning on taking my new mountain bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-04, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By P. B. Walker

I just got a Seven Verve (the mountain bike) and...

I just got a Seven Verve (the mountain bike) and I went with the rack mounts, fender mounts, and chain hanger. I probably will never use them, but since the bike is suppose to last forever, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-04, 01:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,257
Posted By P. B. Walker

I use Accelerade and Endurox R4 as well, however,...

I use Accelerade and Endurox R4 as well, however, I only use the Endurox R4 if I've done a long hard ride AND I have to be ready to ride the next day. When I do the MS 150 (100 miles on Saturday, 50...
09-01-04, 12:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,196
Posted By P. B. Walker

823.13 miles for August. I thought I'd have a...

823.13 miles for August. I thought I'd have a chance to beat my best month (May - 895miles) but came up short in the end.

4537.55 miles so far for the year. Hoping to make it my best year ever...
08-30-04, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By P. B. Walker

But wouldn't a proper spin be more important...

But wouldn't a proper spin be more important (i.e., the ability to be pressing down with one leg while pulling up with the other)?
08-30-04, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By P. B. Walker

Crank lengths affecting spin

As some of you know I recently got a new mountain bike (See the Cyclogasm thread). This bike has 175mm cranks. I'm used to 170mm cranks on my road bike. I've been riding this new mountain bike as...
08-27-04, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,846
Posted By P. B. Walker

Great idea!!! The new wheelset I just had hand...

Great idea!!! The new wheelset I just had hand built by SpeedGoat came with several extra spokes. I thought about carrying them, but didn't know where to put them. I used to tape them to one of my...
08-26-04, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,859
Posted By P. B. Walker

I quite looking at the recommended charts a long...

I quite looking at the recommended charts a long time ago, but back when I did, I noted the same thing... big differences, which is why I've always gone with the roll out. All tires are different. ...
08-26-04, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,859
Posted By P. B. Walker

I always do a roll out. A roll out is always...

I always do a roll out. A roll out is always going to be more accurate. My method is to do 3 separate roll outs and then average the 3.
08-24-04, 02:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,113
Posted By P. B. Walker

So this place has separate women's and men's...

So this place has separate women's and men's locker rooms now?

Dang, I was so getting used to the European feel of things.
08-24-04, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By P. B. Walker

I used one for XC mountain biking. It's is heavy...

I used one for XC mountain biking. It's is heavy but it works as advertized. I wouldn't suggest them for clydesdales. I'm one, and there are times when I get saddle bob just pedalling. I think...
08-24-04, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By P. B. Walker

So far the X.9 combo has been shifting like a...

So far the X.9 combo has been shifting like a dream, but I've only got about 185 miles on the bike so far. I've had 2 or 3 misshifts with the XT front derailleur. Other than that, the bike is...
08-24-04, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 37,778
Posted By P. B. Walker

I had a 4 cross road bike wheel and had nothing...

I had a 4 cross road bike wheel and had nothing but trouble with it. Spokes were always coming loose or breaking. I was in the LBS every weekend to get the wheel fixed or spokes tightened. I went...
08-21-04, 01:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,082
Posted By P. B. Walker

Yeah... and how are they going to get the guys...

Yeah... and how are they going to get the guys from this board to post their pics in the "Pics of Fit men" thread?

:D
08-21-04, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By P. B. Walker

Going by the weights of the components and frame,...

Going by the weights of the components and frame, I think roughly 26 lbs. But I haven't measured it to be exact.
08-19-04, 03:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,662
Posted By P. B. Walker

Same here... and I stayed up til 2:30. I saw...

Same here... and I stayed up til 2:30.

I saw a short clip of Tyler finishing and then finding out he got the gold. Lasted about 30 seconds maybe.
08-19-04, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By P. B. Walker

That and they customize it perfectly to your...

That and they customize it perfectly to your size, riding style, and how you want the bike to feel (stiff, compliant, etc). I actually had to fill out a pretty detailed application, and then had to...
08-19-04, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By P. B. Walker

I'm loving it so far... but only done one ride. ...

I'm loving it so far... but only done one ride. But I can't imagine my impression going down too much. And if anything does go wrong, I doubt it will be the frame. The only parts I'm sort of...
08-19-04, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By P. B. Walker

Thanks. I'm definitely in love with it. ...

Thanks. I'm definitely in love with it.

Took it for the maiden ride this morning. OMG. It handles so much better than my old circa early 90's GT Outpost. And so light. And that fork is simply...
08-19-04, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

:) Nope. The hub type was: Chris King ISO...

:) Nope.

The hub type was: Chris King ISO Disc Hubs.
08-19-04, 01:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

For anyone that was interested in the final...

For anyone that was interested in the final product and how it turned out:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=62398
08-18-04, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By P. B. Walker

Thanks. It's going to be very hard to actually...

Thanks. It's going to be very hard to actually sleep tonight with that sitting in my living room, just itching to be ridden.
08-18-04, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By P. B. Walker

Cyclo-gasm

Well my frame finally came in... then I had to wait almost a week for the LBS to put it together, but I finally have my new mountain bike. It's a Seven Verve (2004).

Chris King Nothreadset...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-04, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By P. B. Walker

Worth it to me. I get them free from my LBS, but...

Worth it to me. I get them free from my LBS, but only go in once a year or so. I think they charge something like $40-50 normally. Even if they charged $60, I'd do it. Being more comfortable on...
08-17-04, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By P. B. Walker

So Floyd is absolutely going to a new team? ...

So Floyd is absolutely going to a new team? Dang. I wonder if that'll piss Lance off.

Seems that Postal is becoming the de facto training team for future team leaders.
08-17-04, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By P. B. Walker

I just purchased a Seven xc bike and outfitted it...

I just purchased a Seven xc bike and outfitted it myself. I went with the Avid Mechanical Disc brakes... 7" in the front and 6" in the rear. I'm a big guy (~270) and I like to ride fast as much as...
08-16-04, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By P. B. Walker

I did that ride this last April... and yeah......

I did that ride this last April... and yeah... big downhill. And a b*tch of an uphill. Must be a good solid 10 or 12% for a mile and a half. Then goes between 6 and 9% for another mile or two.
...
08-16-04, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By P. B. Walker

Mmm good call. How is he at TT? Just wondering...

Mmm good call. How is he at TT? Just wondering if they would go with more of an all arounder.
08-16-04, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By P. B. Walker

Floyd Landis the Captain

... of US Postal for the Vuelta?

Can't imagine who else they would pick to ride as captain.
08-12-04, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,723
Posted By P. B. Walker

I'm not sure about you, but my rims always spin...

I'm not sure about you, but my rims always spin the same way. lol
08-12-04, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,066
Posted By P. B. Walker

I'm a big guy. I almost always pass my friends...

I'm a big guy. I almost always pass my friends going down hill... and that's with me coasting and them pedalling hard and fast in a large gear. In fact, I usually back off from most people if I am...
08-12-04, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By P. B. Walker

I think you are talking about the nipple. You'll...

I think you are talking about the nipple. You'll need that to put a new spoke in. Not sure if you broke that other spoke or not, but if you did, you'll need a new spoke. You will probably have to...
08-12-04, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,723
Posted By P. B. Walker

Well I dorked with them a bit more. I added a...

Well I dorked with them a bit more. I added a bit more "heel in" since the guy at the shop didn't really heel them in that much. Plus since I had them toe in for so long, the pads were worn uneven....
08-12-04, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,887
Posted By P. B. Walker

I had a wheel set build last year and I have over...

I had a wheel set build last year and I have over 8000 miles on them. I'm 265-275lbs... it varies throughout the year. The set I have is a ultegra hub with a velocity rim (dyad I think). 3 cross,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-04, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By P. B. Walker

Yes, I use those LeMond Wedges. I use them to...

Yes, I use those LeMond Wedges. I use them to correct leg length difference however. My right leg is 2.2 cm longer than my left. So I use the wedges to push the cleat farther out, which raises my...
08-10-04, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,723
Posted By P. B. Walker

Ok. That's exactly what I've always been told...

Ok. That's exactly what I've always been told before and what I have practiced. Sometimes I actually have to toe in the front of my pads quite a bit to stop the squealers.

You did mention...
08-09-04, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,723
Posted By P. B. Walker

By leading edge, do you mean the edge toward the...

By leading edge, do you mean the edge toward the front of the bike?
08-09-04, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,723
Posted By P. B. Walker

THat was a particularly well thought out post...

THat was a particularly well thought out post that shed a tremendous amount of light on the situation and cantilever brakes in general. You, sir, should be commended for your mastery of the English...
08-09-04, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,723
Posted By P. B. Walker

Cantilever Brakes: The Toe-in

I made a huge discovery this weekend. I have a Lemond Poprad, which is a cyclocross bike, that I've turned into road bike. Unforunately, I couldn't get away from the cantilever brakes. I've always...
08-06-04, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By P. B. Walker

You can also do a short 20 to 30 minute easy spin...

You can also do a short 20 to 30 minute easy spin the day after your hard efforts. I've heard it called a recovery ride. Basically you just get yourself warmed up by spinning the pedals very easy,...
08-06-04, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By P. B. Walker

Wow. That is actually quite refreshing. Finally...

Wow. That is actually quite refreshing. Finally an athlete just opens up and comes totally clean. Well... as far as I know... I"m sure there are some that have. I'm relatively new to the sport...
08-06-04, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

yeah, I thought that was very cool of them. Not...

yeah, I thought that was very cool of them. Not to mention they replied within a day and a half.
08-05-04, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

I took the time to email the Chris King company...

I took the time to email the Chris King company to ask about the color on this hub and if it would be considered a black hub. Got a good response back from them.
...
08-05-04, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,865
Posted By P. B. Walker

You can also go out more toward the country...

You can also go out more toward the country (Nokesville) which has plenty of backroads that are great for cycling. This webpage: http://www.pankin.com/cues.htm
has some cue sheets at the bottom of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-04, 12:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,860
Posted By P. B. Walker

That's a title if I ever saw one: Dented Boob :D

That's a title if I ever saw one: Dented Boob :D
08-05-04, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

Well, I haven't gotten the frame yet. It's due...

Well, I haven't gotten the frame yet. It's due to be delivered to my LBS early next week. I'll definitely be taking pics. So far all I have received is the seat and the wheels. The fork is due in...
08-05-04, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

I'm a little the same way. But I'm trying to not...

I'm a little the same way. But I'm trying to not be so tightly wound. LOL.

Yeah, I think 10 or 15% is more reasonable. :)
08-04-04, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

That's kinda what I'm thinking of doing. I am...

That's kinda what I'm thinking of doing. I am guessing that once I get them broken in... and if they ride really sweet, there's no way I'm going to want to send them back. So, I might just email...
08-04-04, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By P. B. Walker

Titanium (unpainted) with yellow lettering. ...

Titanium (unpainted) with yellow lettering.

I guess yellow and purple go together ok. I've seen school colors like that. Hell, LSU has those colors I think.
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