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11-22-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By xlntRider79

I wonder what he did to his back tire to make it...

I wonder what he did to his back tire to make it so slippery.
Forum: Foo
11-21-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,331
Posted By xlntRider79

I found it hard. It's hard to find. Oh well,...

I found it hard.
It's hard to find.
Oh well, whatever. Nevermind.
11-20-08, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By xlntRider79

I ran 50 psi in my 35mm Maxxis Locust tires in...

I ran 50 psi in my 35mm Maxxis Locust tires in the Broadview race and never had a problem with insufficient traction (I weigh 145). In retrospect, I could have gone lower because there was nothing...
11-15-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By xlntRider79

I saw the enduro bearings. I like that the...

I saw the enduro bearings. I like that the spindle sits directly on the bearing race instead of on a plastic sleeve, and I also like the fact that the external face acts as another sealing element...
11-12-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By xlntRider79

MegaExo BB replacement options

Background:
several days after a pair of muddy cyclocross races, I noticed the nondrive side of my megaexo bottom bracket (used with FSA energy compact crank) had completely seized up. When...
09-29-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By xlntRider79

^^^ agreed, and if you buy one, it will probably...

^^^ agreed, and if you buy one, it will probably be the last one you will ever need to buy. That said, I purchased a Wrench Force stand from my LBS for just over $150. It is sturdy and has all the...
09-29-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By xlntRider79

several orders...no problems. their sale items...

several orders...no problems. their sale items are often the lowest price I can find
09-29-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By xlntRider79

Endura (http://www.endurasport.com) makes several...

Endura (http://www.endurasport.com) makes several models of cycling pants that are designed for cycling but have a low-key look
08-24-08, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By xlntRider79

The volpe is the better all-arounder, the axis is...

The volpe is the better all-arounder, the axis is the better race bike. The only downside to the volpe is the extra weight due to the steel frame/fork, sturdy wheels, and super wide gear range. It...
Forum: Foo
07-28-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,983
Posted By xlntRider79

I have been lurking since September 2004, when...

I have been lurking since September 2004, when the Kryptonite Bic pen scandal broke and I discovered BikeForums
07-27-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By xlntRider79

All of the negative online reviews for the Answer...

All of the negative online reviews for the Answer XC-1 shoe complain that they are "too wide"...which led me to buy a pair that fit my wide feet perfectly. ...
Forum: Foo
07-14-08, 10:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,309
Posted By xlntRider79

wearing jeans you stole from your little sister...

wearing jeans you stole from your little sister and acting emotional
06-30-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By xlntRider79

any low cost 29ers?

I have a co-worker who is looking to get back into biking. Since he doesn't have a lot of money to spend, he would like to get ONE bike which could be used for both onroading and offroading. My...
Forum: Foo
06-25-08, 09:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,442
Posted By xlntRider79

Some students tried to trick my girlfriend, who...

Some students tried to trick my girlfriend, who teaches High School into reading these phrases and some others aloud in class:

Eye yam sofa king we Todd dead.

and

Dixie wrecked
12-03-07, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By xlntRider79

Possibly the worst mud I have ever had the...

Possibly the worst mud I have ever had the displeasure of riding in. I had to stop once per lap to unpack the mud and grass bricks that formed between my tires and frame, because the wheels would...
11-12-07, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By xlntRider79

I did the "A" race...23 riders started, which is...

I did the "A" race...23 riders started, which is a pretty average turnout for a Cleveland area cyclocross race, though I think this time some regular "B" racers got lured up to the A's for the...
09-24-07, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By xlntRider79

42-18 might be good for "road race on grass" type...

42-18 might be good for "road race on grass" type courses, but it might be a bit steep for courses that include mud, snow, or twisty turns that require constant acceleration. I ran 42-20 last year...
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 700
Posted By xlntRider79

she already has a cycling outfit...still needs a...

she already has a cycling outfit...still needs a wedding outfit though. I guess we'll just have to go shopping this weekend and see what we can find.

Sounds to me like there aren't too many...
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 700
Posted By xlntRider79

She already has that outfit, but we're saving it...

She already has that outfit, but we're saving it for a ride on the Sunday after the wedding!
Forum: Foo
07-24-07, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 700
Posted By xlntRider79

I'd like her to look like my girlfriend, not...

I'd like her to look like my girlfriend, not somebody I paid to "escort" me. :rolleyes:

Keep the great ideas coming! I think we're looking for something that we can get some mileage out...
Forum: Foo
07-24-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 700
Posted By xlntRider79

Appropriate attire for a fancy wedding?

In about three weeks, an old college roommate of mine who "made it big" is getting married in grand style. The rehearsal dinner is in one of the nicest places in town, and the reception is in a...
05-07-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By xlntRider79

old 3-speed bikes often came with curved bars...

old 3-speed bikes often came with curved bars that had had the right clamp and grip diameters for "flat bar" stems, shiftes and brake levers. I flipped the bars so that they became like moustache...
03-19-07, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By xlntRider79

I have a mongoose "team" bike. mine's a lil bit...

I have a mongoose "team" bike. mine's a lil bit nicer though
http://www.mongoose.com/bikes/detail.php?id=492&brandLine=Pro_International&brandID=83
03-18-07, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By xlntRider79

I had this problem running any tubed tire on a...

I had this problem running any tubed tire on a Mavic Crossland (Tubeless) rim. There was always one part of the bead that would never seat into the sealing groove of the tubeless rimstrip, resulting...
02-28-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By xlntRider79

maybe try clips+straps first...that way you can...

maybe try clips+straps first...that way you can see if being in a "normal" position causes any problems wihtout investing in expensive shoes and pedals. I second all of the previous comments about...
02-22-07, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By xlntRider79

I know the OP already sent the frame back, but...

I know the OP already sent the frame back, but there is an easy two-step fix for this problem. First, grab onto the bent part with some vise grips and bend it back slightly. Put something softer...
02-15-07, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By xlntRider79

could be two issues here: could lose points not...

could be two issues here: could lose points not having GOOD sources...interviewing your roommate who happens to own a bicycle is not a good source, whereas scoring a personal interview with Lance,...
02-13-07, 11:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By xlntRider79

you can't go wrong with a subaru impreza wagon. ...

you can't go wrong with a subaru impreza wagon. The fact that its a small car means you can easily throw the bike on the roof rack , and the fact that its a wagon lets you throw it in the back when...
02-12-07, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,703
Posted By xlntRider79

I think the surplus of road bikes is due to the...

I think the surplus of road bikes is due to the "Armstrong Effect" wearing off. If Floyd's TdF victory wasn't tainted by doping (allegations) he'd be a national hero and road bike sales would stay...
02-11-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By xlntRider79

personally, I prefer a skinny tire in snow. Its...

personally, I prefer a skinny tire in snow. Its much easier to "cut through" a thin slice of snow than to plow a wide area.
02-02-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By xlntRider79

Chain tugs for Paul Hubs?

Does anybody know of a chain tug that will work with a Paul rear hub? I have one of these on a bike with track ends, and it keeps slipping when I use it for cyclocross racing. As you can see, it has...
01-31-07, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By xlntRider79

I'm not a fan of the appliance paint for bikes. ...

I'm not a fan of the appliance paint for bikes. First, you have to do all of your painting within two hours or so. After that you have to let the paint sit for a week (or longer!) before you do any...
Forum: Foo
01-26-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By xlntRider79

an awesome accomplishment, but I'm a little...

an awesome accomplishment, but I'm a little concerned about the "growing single crystals under ultrahigh vacuum" how much does the process cost relative to the cost of the material, and can it ever...
Forum: Foo
01-26-07, 08:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,125
Posted By xlntRider79

I helped my little bro make a "hummer limo" buy...

I helped my little bro make a "hummer limo" buy cutting a rectangle out of the top front and painting the whole thing black and chrome. It lost the speed contest, but won an award for "most...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-23-07, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By xlntRider79

Vulture's Knob in Wooster ...

Vulture's Knob in Wooster
http://www.vulturesknob.com
01-19-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By xlntRider79

You might run into a problem if the unversal...

You might run into a problem if the unversal joint isn't machined to very precise tolerances. Universal joints are designed for constant rotation in one direction. If there's any "slop" between the...
01-18-07, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,546
Posted By xlntRider79

I have beer can shimmed seatposts and quill stems...

I have beer can shimmed seatposts and quill stems with no problem. The beer cans I used had a thickness of 0.1mm. Interestingly, I currently run a 25.4 mm stem in a 26.0 clamp. The bolts are...
01-18-07, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By xlntRider79

I personally have bent the 3rd from largest cog...

I personally have bent the 3rd from largest cog on a 2004 model XT cassette. They have to remove alot of metal to make them that light, which makes them weaker. I did bend mine back using...
01-17-07, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By xlntRider79

...get something else that doesn't have glass...

...get something else that doesn't have glass locknuts. You'll have to spend more money now, but you'll save downtime later.
01-15-07, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By xlntRider79

I dunno, I just compiled info I found...

I dunno, I just compiled info I found elsewhere...what specifically do you need to know?
01-07-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By xlntRider79

Cleveland Area Winter Cyclocross

In case you didnt' know, there are two cyclocross series going on in northern ohio right now! One is on Saturdays and one is on Sundays, so you can do both!!...
12-23-06, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By xlntRider79

there's a very similar recent thread in the SS/FG...

there's a very similar recent thread in the SS/FG fourm
12-19-06, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,180
Posted By xlntRider79

Unfortuanately there are a bunch of whiners in...

Unfortuanately there are a bunch of whiners in Cleveland. This attutude is what keeps Cleveland down. If people would try to make a difference instead of just repeating the "Cleveland sucks"...
12-19-06, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,176
Posted By xlntRider79

The third place racer and 8 out of the top 25...

The third place racer and 8 out of the top 25 riders at this year's Mohican 100 were singlespeeders
Sure, many of those were pro or factory team riders, but they still rode 100 miles (60% sloppy...
12-18-06, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By xlntRider79

if you take an old freewheel hub with a QR and...

if you take an old freewheel hub with a QR and fix it suicide style, you should have no problems fitting it into the trainer
12-18-06, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,180
Posted By xlntRider79

http://www.ohiocitycyles.org the Bike Co-Op is...

http://www.ohiocitycyles.org
the Bike Co-Op is overflowing with vintage finds
12-18-06, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By xlntRider79

It is the same frame as the volpe with track...

It is the same frame as the volpe with track ends, hence the 130mm rear spacing. I fixed mine with a Paul high flange hub. The track ends are long enough that I can run a 16t cog and a 20t...
12-14-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,902
Posted By xlntRider79

32x20 is excellent gearing for foot+ deep, wet...

32x20 is excellent gearing for foot+ deep, wet snow :D
12-14-06, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,729
Posted By xlntRider79

the Bianchi San Jose is less than 600. The fact...

the Bianchi San Jose is less than 600. The fact that its a singlespeed makes it a more effective trainer because it doesn't let you "whimp out" by downshifting when you get tired. If your goal is...
Forum: Foo
12-11-06, 11:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,095
Posted By xlntRider79

mostly just *hit though. dude thinks he's king...

mostly just *hit though. dude thinks he's king of the world, all women worship him and he OWNS everyone. Sad pathetic little man. Somebody should start a photoshop thread based on the pics from...
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