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Forum: Southeast
03-15-19, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By JAJ0404

I can deal with a flat ride but you're right, I...

I can deal with a flat ride but you're right, I don't want a steady diet of it every ride. I realize living that close to the coast it is going to be flatter, I guess in my mind I'm living 60-90...
Forum: Southeast
03-13-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By JAJ0404

Thanks, the bike club sites help, I'll check them...

Thanks, the bike club sites help, I'll check them out.
Forum: Southeast
03-12-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By JAJ0404

Starting to look at retirement locations

Still a ways to go, but looking to start visiting some places in search of a retirement spot. Looking for somewhere within 60/90 minutes drive of the coast, anywhere from Va Beach to Jacksonville...
Forum: Southeast
01-14-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By JAJ0404

Thanks guys, I was hoping for a one day drive...

Thanks guys, I was hoping for a one day drive from Ohio, more like NC at the furthest, but I'll certainly take your suggestions. It's probably not going to happen, only if I get the perfect scenario...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18,736
Views: 3,733,528
Posted By JAJ0404

Just picked up a Cobble Gobbler seat post for my...

Just picked up a Cobble Gobbler seat post for my 2004 Roubaix. Hopefully it will help my lower back a little on the large potholes of NE Ohio.
Forum: Southeast
01-13-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By JAJ0404

Looking for some suggestions

I'm getting older and I need a head start on getting some miles in at the beginning of the season (Ride in Northeast Ohio where we do have a riding season :)). I was thinking of taking a week off...
09-11-13, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By JAJ0404

Thanks guys - - I'm a hair under 5'10", but my...

Thanks guys - - I'm a hair under 5'10", but my inseam is only about 28.5", that's how I get the small crank measurement. I just wanted to test it to see if it was more comfortable before I bought my...
09-11-13, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By JAJ0404

160mm cranks

I currently have 172.5mm cranks on my road bike. I've always meant to see what I "should" be using, and I finally found a couple of sites and supposedly I should be using something around 158/159. ...
09-16-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By JAJ0404

Thanks guys, of course that's where I had it, and...

Thanks guys, of course that's where I had it, and before I tightened everything, I said 'that can't be right' and I moved it from behind the crank. If I could harness all the extra work I've caused...
09-16-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By JAJ0404

Feel stupid - chainring Q

I changed my small chainring, and when I was putting it back together I noticed the small knob on the outside of the large chainring. I had noticed it before, but never paid much attention to it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By JAJ0404

My guess is that the Embassey was never open.

My guess is that the Embassey was never open.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By JAJ0404

Thanks for the info guys, that's what I was...

Thanks for the info guys, that's what I was looking for.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By JAJ0404

Garmin Edge 800 Owners

I screwed up and asked Garmin this question, should have just come here, they gave me some stock answer that didn't even address my actual question. Have an Edge 500, thinking of upgrading to a 800....
05-07-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By JAJ0404

I'd KILL for that problem. Seriously. Just give...

I'd KILL for that problem. Seriously. Just give me a name.

No, my thought was that I was eating more than I needed too knowing it was all I was getting that night for dinner (I'm an early riser,...
05-05-12, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By JAJ0404

Eating questions

I've been riding on and off for about 25 years, but most of my rides have been morning rides. Before I ride I usually either eat
- nothing
or
- a couple of granola bars

I've had some times...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-11, 12:29 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,073
Posted By JAJ0404

Wow, I hope you weren't involved with the public...

Wow, I hope you weren't involved with the public relations side of that ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 8,917
Posted By JAJ0404

Welcome to the big city hh . . . . those are...

Welcome to the big city hh . . . . those are called H-O-O-K-E-R-S. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By JAJ0404

LAST name is the first name

LAST name is the first name
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By JAJ0404

Sounds like a scam from China . . . . they always...

Sounds like a scam from China . . . . they always screw up American names and think the name name is the first name - hence the Kester Ed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,390
Posted By JAJ0404

+1 Legally, this is the whole ball of wax. ...

+1 Legally, this is the whole ball of wax.

If you feel you were in the median and not in her lane, go to the Police Station and tell them the report is not accurate. Not sure if they'll let you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 428
Posted By JAJ0404

Maha charger with PowerEx batteries

Maha charger with PowerEx batteries
09-23-11, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By JAJ0404

Thanks for the great link! I would have never...

Thanks for the great link! I would have never found that hex nut, it's buried deeper under the hood than I would have looked. (I don't know what those screws were either, but they went back in, so...
09-23-11, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By JAJ0404

Quick question on removing shift levers

I'm changing handlebars and I untaped my bar, and rolled back the brake hoods on my Shimano Ultegra brake lever/shifter. I took out the small screw on the inward facing side of the base that was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,471
Posted By JAJ0404

Certainly not anything new. It does seem to have...

Certainly not anything new. It does seem to have gotten better. In the 80's/90's it got so bad I started carrying a post-it pad and little golf pencil to write down plate numbers (I had 3 cops...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By JAJ0404

You'll see a lot of things marked either...

You'll see a lot of things marked either 'European' fit or 'Club' fit. European is more form fitting and club is more loose. Now, you said the jersey was too long. Was that too long just standing...
09-12-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By JAJ0404

Duh, good point, I think the last time I did this...

Duh, good point, I think the last time I did this I was putting on new levers and the hoods were not on, and I just couldn't get them on, but you're right, there's no need to take them off, just roll...
09-12-11, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By JAJ0404

Any one have any tips for putting on a brake hood?

I'm getting ready to change my handlebars and it's been a while since I've done this, however, I remember that it was very simple until I got to putting on the brake hoods. I remember having a nasty...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,823
Posted By JAJ0404

Definately the white. Now. 2 confessions and a...

Definately the white. Now. 2 confessions and a question:

1) I guess this is the cyclist's equivalent of coveting your neighbor's wife, but your original garage door picture has been my desktop...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By JAJ0404

Is there such a thing as 'custom handlebar' makers?

I just can't find a bar that gives me the bends at the angles that fit me just right. Are there pros out there that makes 'custom' bars to your specs? Seems like there would be, but I've searched...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By JAJ0404

If I understand what you're asking, you mean to...

If I understand what you're asking, you mean to move the hoods up the bar, closer to the flats? That would still leave them lower than level, and I like to use that space between the tops and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By JAJ0404

Need advice on handlebars

I'm not sure I can even adequately put this into words, but here goes. I'm looking for a different type of handlebar. If I can do this correctly, here's a stock photo of my bike:

217992

Take...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,054
Posted By JAJ0404

You'll never talk to the dealer again. VISA will...

You'll never talk to the dealer again. VISA will ask you to put in writing what happened, they'll give you a provisional credit while the claim is investigated, and then when it's finished, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By JAJ0404

Thanks for the post - - not sure which thing this...

Thanks for the post - - not sure which thing this NE Ohio rider is more jealous of; the sweet bike lanes or riding in the first week of February.

I assume that it's mounted to your helmet - -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 11:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,007
Posted By JAJ0404

$2.99 - or make one yourself for under $1. Still...

$2.99 - or make one yourself for under $1. Still doesn't help at drive-thrus, but it's something.

http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_165881_-1_202669_10000_202113
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By JAJ0404

Would be interested in a $14 mini cam - do you...

Would be interested in a $14 mini cam - do you have links to the product? Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,286
Posted By JAJ0404

interesting . . . . my LBS shows that there IS a...

interesting . . . . my LBS shows that there IS a Ui2 in the Roubaix line.

http://eddys.com/product/12specialized-roubaix-sl3-pro-ui2-compact-131012-1.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-11, 02:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,286
Posted By JAJ0404

And there's no such thing as a 'brifter' either,...

And there's no such thing as a 'brifter' either, but you know what someone means when they say it and it's become an acceptable cycling term. 99% of the cycling community is calling this Ui2. Feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,286
Posted By JAJ0404

Ui2, not Di2

Ui2, not Di2
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,286
Posted By JAJ0404

I was expecting a Ui2 in the Roubaix line,...

I was expecting a Ui2 in the Roubaix line, surprised.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,218
Posted By JAJ0404

Off topic, but you've spurred my brain. How long...

Off topic, but you've spurred my brain. How long before one of the big boys institutes 'check box' ordering (my term), like you would do ordering a Dell computer? Here's our two frames, Good &...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-11, 08:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,374
Posted By JAJ0404

I'll go halfsies with you for $25 - maybe we can...

I'll go halfsies with you for $25 - maybe we can create the first 'time share bike'. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 39,422
Posted By JAJ0404

Two ideas you can try. That 'clean bottle' that...

Two ideas you can try. That 'clean bottle' that they were advertising during the TDF - the part that unscrews from the bottom has got to be pretty wide, should be able to fit things in pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By JAJ0404

Not in every case. I just had a lady try to sue...

Not in every case. I just had a lady try to sue me because I hit the back corner of her van, but once she agreed with all other accounts of the accident, that she was in a right turn only lane, then...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-11, 04:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,770
Posted By JAJ0404

Um. I AM disagreeing. You said prices wouldn't...

Um. I AM disagreeing. You said prices wouldn't go up, margins would just go down (i.e. bike companies would eat the extra costs of labor). I say stockholders would bury you for decreasing margins,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By JAJ0404

swobo 753'S NOW ON Bonktown

Know some here were looking for them - green or silver
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,770
Posted By JAJ0404

You don't get paid for working hard, you get paid...

You don't get paid for working hard, you get paid for creating something of value that someone else is willing to pay for . . . . . . I work my a$$ off on my bike, but I'm not creating anything of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,770
Posted By JAJ0404

I disagree - shareholders do not take kindly to...

I disagree - shareholders do not take kindly to decreased margins, your stock would drop faster than you can descend down a mountain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By JAJ0404

THAT would actually be worries of someone...

THAT would actually be worries of someone stealing your girlfriend. (at least that's what you need to tell her if she ever finds out you're dreaming of your bike instead of her. UNLESS she's the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,770
Posted By JAJ0404

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,850
Posted By JAJ0404

I rode Tuesday with a guy that had something...

I rode Tuesday with a guy that had something similar - - 3 Home Depot velcro zip-ties around TT and pump. ;)
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