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Forum: Commuting
03-10-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Thanks for the input. I went with BWW based on...

Thanks for the input. I went with BWW based on glowing reviews around the net and my desire for sealed cartridge bearings. They are in fact 6-bolt.

I toyed with the idea of SLX or even XT brakes...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Carbon Cyclocross Commuter Build

With another accident and the looming prospect of buying a 3rd replacement IGH and wheel for my Kona Dr. Good, I've decided to build up a bike exactly as I want it (within reason). The fit of the...
03-08-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,677
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Anyone in their right mind would!

Anyone in their right mind would!
03-08-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,677
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Outdated profile info, I'm actually in Portland,...

Outdated profile info, I'm actually in Portland, OR.
03-08-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,677
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Thanks for that. I ride year-round in a lot of...

Thanks for that. I ride year-round in a lot of rain and muck, will resin pads wear significantly quicker?
03-08-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,677
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Very informative, thanks. I think I'll go Deore...

Very informative, thanks. I think I'll go Deore with the regular rotors, which should be enough for my commuting, non-DH needs.
03-08-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,677
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Thanks. Currently running BB5s, would love to...

Thanks. Currently running BB5s, would love to not have to keep adjusting. Also, pad wear is off (possibly a result of rotor flex and poor maintenance). Yeah, I'll be running flat bars.
03-08-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,677
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Thanks for the reply. Flat bar, and I'll be...

Thanks for the reply. Flat bar, and I'll be buying levers (come with Shimano but no rotors, TRP supplies rotors but not levers).

After I posted this I looked around the forums and saw that the...
03-08-15, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,677
Posted By Eddie Loves You

XT/other hydro vs TRP Spyre

Looking to get some info from those with ride time on TRP Spyres/Spykes and similarly priced hydro disc brakes. I'm building up a chinese carbon cyclocross frame as a light commuter and definitely...
12-17-09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,472
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Where did you get those?

Where did you get those?
12-17-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Platforms and Powergrips for me. Goretex...

Platforms and Powergrips for me. Goretex hiking/trail running shoes (add covers if it is really wet)
11-06-09, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Like I said I checked all of the wires and...

Like I said I checked all of the wires and connections. When I reverse the wires the headlight will flicker even when it is turned off.
11-05-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Eddie Loves You

B&M Cyo dimness w/rear taillight

Hey guys. I have a B&M IQ Cyo headlight and a B&M D-Toplight XS taillight both powered by a Shimano DH-3D71 dynamo hub. When I plug the taillight into the Cyo the Cyo dims significantly. As soon...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,225
Posted By Eddie Loves You

I am very happy with the REI Novara convertible...

I am very happy with the REI Novara convertible jacket I got a few weeks ago. No hood; I do the helmet cover + poly balaclava and my neck stays dry. I wouldn't mind having a hood for when I'm off...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By Eddie Loves You

I splurged on the Arkel Bug and love it. I've...

I splurged on the Arkel Bug and love it. I've never had such a high quality bag.
08-05-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Have you given thought to embracing the jetfree...

Have you given thought to embracing the jetfree lifestyle? It's all the rage these days.
12-13-07, 02:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,853
Posted By Eddie Loves You

hahahaha. I love how all the women here who...

hahahaha. I love how all the women here who think that it's sexist to assume that most women in our society shave use themselves as an example, yet they only admit to not shaving during the "winter...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-07, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Eddie Loves You

The Fizik Pavé on my Jamis Nova is black and gold

The Fizik Pavé on my Jamis Nova is black and gold
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 12:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eddie Loves You

The skate park? There a few parks along the bike...

The skate park? There a few parks along the bike path.

Yeah, I can't really say anything good about Bakersfield. The air is terrible...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Actually....I did. I said those exact words, but...

Actually....I did. I said those exact words, but I felt bad about it afterwards :o
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 09:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Sir, you are so right. This is the first time...

Sir, you are so right. This is the first time reality has ever been in conflict with my expectations of it, and boy has it opened my eyes! Life will never be the same for me!

Thanks for your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 11:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eddie Loves You

They say that during a full moon, if you believe...

They say that during a full moon, if you believe hard enough, 3 roadies can be seen at the Circle K shaving their legs and eating gels. If you try to ask them why their cranks match the color of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 10:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Ah, the camaraderie! :D :D

Ah, the camaraderie! :D :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 10:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eddie Loves You

hahahaha, really? It seems like it...

hahahaha, really? It seems like it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 09:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Disappointing "comrades"

I was about 35 miles into my 50 mile ride the other day, and I get a flat. As I'm sitting on the side of the trail patching my tube, a group of 3 overweight OCP's pass me by. The one in front (the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-07, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By Eddie Loves You

For something like that I like the Townies

For something like that I like the Townies
Forum: Touring
06-28-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Eddie Loves You

I can't offer much advise, but I wish you luck. ...

I can't offer much advise, but I wish you luck. You'll need it with both kids AND dogs. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Yeah seriously. Just concentrate really hard. ;)

Yeah seriously. Just concentrate really hard. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-07, 12:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,581
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Is that a fixie?

Is that a fixie?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-07, 12:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,187
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Damn. Everyone, consider your asses handed to you.

Damn. Everyone, consider your asses handed to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 06:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,055
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Musical instruments. Especially guitars, basses,...

Musical instruments. Especially guitars, basses, and cymbals. Tea, wine and beer (but my collection always stays about the same size?...)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,187
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Damn. DocRay, consider your ass handed to you.

Damn. DocRay, consider your ass handed to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-07, 09:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,187
Posted By Eddie Loves You

If you flat, just tune up you instrument. Then...

If you flat, just tune up you instrument. Then play your heart out. I'm sure you'll have a good solo.
06-24-07, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Eddie Loves You

The rubber washers don't sound like a bad idea at...

The rubber washers don't sound like a bad idea at all, but I've never used them. Nor have I seen anyone use them.

This is one case where going bareback is probably OK.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Eddie Loves You

I drink green stuff whenever possible. Can't...

I drink green stuff whenever possible. Can't hurt, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,894
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Bleach. 'Cause I'm a badass.

Bleach.

'Cause I'm a badass.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-07, 11:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,620
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Dude, I bet YOU don't even know how cool you are.

Dude, I bet YOU don't even know how cool you are.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-07, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Eddie Loves You

It really is! So friggin' light and...

It really is! So friggin' light and responsive....the alum fork isn't as rough as I thought it'd be.
Forum: Commuting
06-16-07, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Fixie! Good luck man

Fixie!

Good luck man
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Eddie Loves You

PA huh?.... lemme guess, Steelers fan? ;)

PA huh?.... lemme guess, Steelers fan? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-07, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Eddie Loves You

My first roadie!

I've been commuting and basically living car-free for a while with my hybrid. I've recently started riding to replace some of my running as cardio, so I decided to snag a good deal on a road...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-07, 02:40 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,743
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Anyone ever heard of trophic levels...

Anyone ever heard of trophic levels (http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/biogeography/trophic_levels_and_food_chains.html)?


One of the many excellent reasons to be vegan. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-07, 12:30 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,743
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Eating meat is not unnatural. I don't doubt that...

Eating meat is not unnatural. I don't doubt that we've evolved to where we are because of the amino acids and proteins supplied by meat. But the fact is that we don't NEED meat to survive, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-07, 09:42 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,743
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Vegan and checkin' in. I didn't read the...

Vegan and checkin' in.


I didn't read the middle pages....how many people are angry at the veggies here? ;)
06-13-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Well, I might get torn apart with you but there...

Well, I might get torn apart with you but there IS something satisfying about showing a JAM that their actions won't always go without a response.
06-11-07, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,272
Posted By Eddie Loves You

If she hadn't accepted full responsibility and...

If she hadn't accepted full responsibility and made such an impression on me with her genuine regret, I would have reported it. Like I said though, she seemed very sorry and shaken up; I'm sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,346
Posted By Eddie Loves You

I'm pretty sure that shorts, gloves "helemts,"...

I'm pretty sure that shorts, gloves "helemts," cleats, and bar tape sold in a bike shop relate to bikes....

It's possible that you're not too familiar with the bicycle market in my area. People...
06-11-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,272
Posted By Eddie Loves You

I have no injuries, only mike bikey does. She...

I have no injuries, only mike bikey does. She said she'll pay me when she gets her paycheck in a week.

I'm not too worried about it. I have her name, number, licence plate #, insurance #, and I...
06-11-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Eddie Loves You

He was going the right way, but you are exactly...

He was going the right way, but you are exactly correct; it would seem he needed a green light, but he didn't. I was turning on a green arrow, he was in the crosswalk with both a red traffic light...
06-11-07, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Eddie Loves You

Yeah, other than to point out that there are...

Yeah, other than to point out that there are cyclists out there that make the rest of us look bad, I mostly posted this because the guy acted so weird and unnecessarily hostile. I thought it'd be a...
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