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05-27-07, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By dmarcoul

Thoughts on Alex Wheels?

So I searched around the forums for some opinions on Alex Wheels and couldn't really find any. What do y'all think about 'em? Anyone here riding on them? Have ridden on them? Good/bad...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,484
Posted By dmarcoul

Oddly enough the helmet makes my hair look...

Oddly enough the helmet makes my hair look better. Plasters it to my head and pulls it to the left(why? I don't know).
Forum: Commuting
05-14-07, 11:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,489
Posted By dmarcoul

Yeah, the hills are rough times. I'm riding a...

Yeah, the hills are rough times. I'm riding a single speed and do something like 400 feet of climbing going to work and 700 leaving. Most of it is a long slow uphill with a few big climbs and with...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,875
Posted By dmarcoul

Hey y'all, Im kind of an itinerant member of the...

Hey y'all, Im kind of an itinerant member of the VLCC. Right now my commute varies from 23 to 25 mile RT and I have days when I wish it was longer. But hey, what can you do?
Forum: Commuting
05-01-07, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,648
Posted By dmarcoul

As much as I derive pleasure from filtering to...

As much as I derive pleasure from filtering to the front of the line when the cars are all stopped at a light, especially after they have just passed me, I hesitate to do so because of the dangers...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 905,000
Posted By dmarcoul

Skipped work today. Its May Day! But am...

Skipped work today. Its May Day! But am jonesing for a ride so I think I'll head out to the bar in a few minutes just so that I can have had gone out and ridden. Sweet.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 905,000
Posted By dmarcoul

It was a great commuting week this week. Managed...

It was a great commuting week this week. Managed to get 7 out the 10 rides in so far, today I am going to drive cause of the rain and lack of fenders. Yesterday, I finally adjusted my seatpost...
Forum: Northeast
04-23-07, 01:15 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 29,346
Posted By dmarcoul

Bergen county, Mahwah, checking in.

Bergen county, Mahwah, checking in.
Forum: Commuting
04-04-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,891
Posted By dmarcoul

I bought an english 3 speed. That was a disaster.

I bought an english 3 speed. That was a disaster.
Forum: Commuting
04-04-07, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 800
Posted By dmarcoul

Hey all, its fun being back aftera year or so...

Hey all, its fun being back aftera year or so hiatus. Currently I've got a 12 mile each way commute. No so hardcore but it kicks my butt daily.

And about nutrition while riding: for me, cause...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-07, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By dmarcoul

I wait tables. So I ride at night daily and it...

I wait tables. So I ride at night daily and it is really nice. As has been mentioned the one big concern is drunk drivers but mostly I never see anyone and its free sailing. The other night it was...
11-21-05, 02:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,561
Posted By dmarcoul

im going to try the blow torch method tomorrow...

im going to try the blow torch method tomorrow and will let y'all know how it works.
11-21-05, 02:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,272
Posted By dmarcoul

another vote for zaffiro's. though i dont skid on...

another vote for zaffiro's. though i dont skid on em.
11-20-05, 10:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,624
Posted By dmarcoul

drive by first, u-locks second.

drive by first, u-locks second.
Forum: Commuting
11-16-05, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,295
Posted By dmarcoul

i work at a restaurant, so not an office, but not...

i work at a restaurant, so not an office, but not the same situation you've got knobbymojo. my biggest problem is the image issue being there is no shower at work.
11-16-05, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By dmarcoul

nope. thanks Mudpie. i was describing things...

nope. thanks Mudpie. i was describing things wrongly. i need crank bolts. s'all good now. thanks for the help gang.
11-16-05, 12:04 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,116
Posted By dmarcoul

i make cheese and sell wine. yum. cheese &...

i make cheese and sell wine. yum. cheese & wine.
11-15-05, 11:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,116
Posted By dmarcoul

for 300? snap it up quick. before i get a flight...

for 300? snap it up quick. before i get a flight to england for less than that.
11-15-05, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By dmarcoul

sweet. and i should be able to buy at any bike...

sweet. and i should be able to buy at any bike shop? and then, how do i install it?
11-15-05, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By dmarcoul

square taper bottom bracket question

ok - so whats the name of the thing that screws into a bb that the crank bolt attaches to?
Forum: Commuting
11-08-05, 02:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,592
Posted By dmarcoul

i like the "hotty/fatty" idea, "how about them...

i like the "hotty/fatty" idea, "how about them gas prices, huh?", and "put the fun between your legs."


oh and jyossarian the 25 is in the mail.
10-24-05, 11:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,326
Posted By dmarcoul

mini adjustable. fits almost everything on the...

mini adjustable. fits almost everything on the bike.
10-13-05, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By dmarcoul

i dont have a torch. and the crank is the last...

i dont have a torch. and the crank is the last piece i need to take off, so reassembling everything else would be a hassle. im about to go for the 2 by 4 or crowbar.
10-12-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By dmarcoul

stripped cranks

stripped the cranks with a crank puller. so im thinking to use a piece of wood and a hammer and just bang away at them. sound good?
10-02-05, 10:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,920
Posted By dmarcoul

big hugs, deep sympathies, warmest condolences....

big hugs, deep sympathies, warmest condolences. Im sorry Tony.
Forum: Commuting
09-29-05, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 905,000
Posted By dmarcoul

a day of firsts for me. first commute in the rain...

a day of firsts for me. first commute in the rain and holy **** did i get wet, the race blades worked great as fenders, but i need something for my feet and something for my head. and the second...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-05, 12:36 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 905,000
Posted By dmarcoul

wonderful ride home tonight, did about half the...

wonderful ride home tonight, did about half the ride with a co-worker, and it was so nice to ride and talk with someone. made the riding so much easier. and i really hope to do it again soon.
...
09-19-05, 10:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,877
Posted By dmarcoul

yeah. 130bcd. but i dont have chain rings or cogs...

yeah. 130bcd. but i dont have chain rings or cogs yet.
Forum: Commuting
09-19-05, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,591
Posted By dmarcoul

it depends on my mood and how much time i have....

it depends on my mood and how much time i have. and how stinky i want to be when i get to work. of late ive been slowing down on my rides, once cause i totally wasted and the other cause i was damn...
09-19-05, 09:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,877
Posted By dmarcoul

1/8 or 3/32?

i dont know which one to go with for my first build. id be commuting on it and not riding competitively or really hard. any suggestions?
09-19-05, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By dmarcoul

Changing cogs in cassettes and other questions

can i replace worn or bent cogs in cassettes?

im building a fixed and need to choose between 3/32 and 1/8 for chain and cog sizes. What are some of the benefits and drawbacks of each?
Forum: Commuting
09-13-05, 10:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,411
Posted By dmarcoul

great rides to and from yesterday. fast, smooth,...

great rides to and from yesterday. fast, smooth, felt like new. im going for a full week of the commute here. we will see how that goes.
09-09-05, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,417
Posted By dmarcoul

panaracer 23 and a hutchinson 23 rear and front...

panaracer 23 and a hutchinson 23 rear and front respectively, 90 and 110psi.
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 905,000
Posted By dmarcoul

no work, but ran some errands. library to pick up...

no work, but ran some errands. library to pick up notes from the underground, bank to deposit, school to fill out graduation application (yes!!) and then liquor store for some ciroc vodka and red...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By dmarcoul

thanks everyone, i was set on the QR fenders, but...

thanks everyone, i was set on the QR fenders, but i think ill look into the freddy fenders instead.
08-31-05, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By dmarcoul

im 6'2" with a 32" inseam, pretty long legs. i...

im 6'2" with a 32" inseam, pretty long legs. i ran 170's for a while but the gear ratio was too high, so i cant really count that. im running 165's right now and it seems fine, id like to try 162.5's...
08-31-05, 02:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By dmarcoul

crank arm length

162.5 vs 165? if i go with a 162.5, aside from smaller chances of pedal strike, what benefits or detractors does shorter crank arm come with? with shorter crank arms id bring my gain ratio up a...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By dmarcoul

fenders?

so its getting wetter and colder and as today demonstrated, im gonna be needing some fenders soon. I like the topeak defender fender, cheap, QR, front and back coverage. anyone had any negative...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 01:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,675
Posted By dmarcoul

good ride home the other day, pounded it the...

good ride home the other day, pounded it the whole 17 miles and i swear that it took me longer. wierd, showed up at the girl's place and she laughed at me cause i was all shiny and pleading to use...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By dmarcoul

mad cravings! i work as a waiter, so my...

mad cravings!

i work as a waiter, so my hours are kind of screwy.

10am breakfast, toast w/margarine or 1/2 hummus sandwhichesor big ole salad.

5pm lunch?, salad with can of beans and...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By dmarcoul

congratulations on the semi-trial by fire! and...

congratulations on the semi-trial by fire! and good luck!
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 01:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,262
Posted By dmarcoul

right on. actually had me laughing...

right on.




actually had me laughing outloud, and i think tomorrow i might give it a try. back on topic, i did the drive to work, ride home, ride back, drive home thing over the past two days...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By dmarcoul

hey hey, welcome. i dont commute in newark, but...

hey hey, welcome. i dont commute in newark, but in northern jersey, mahwah. good luck!
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 12:39 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 905,000
Posted By dmarcoul

good times, drove to work, rode home, rode in...

good times, drove to work, rode home, rode in this morning, drove home and noticed that the gas prices are now jacked up another ten cents or so and pretty much i think ive had it. im going to go for...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-05, 12:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,976
Posted By dmarcoul

17 miles, 50 minutes, about 18mph. im almost at...

17 miles, 50 minutes, about 18mph. im almost at the point where i can justify buying a cycling computer, almost.
08-29-05, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By dmarcoul

truing me wheels.

ok, so i bought a spoke wrench due to the horrible squeaking my wheel was making by hitting the frame. using zinn's book i was able to get it to stop rubbing the frame, but it still wobbles horribly....
08-28-05, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,702
Posted By dmarcoul

http://www.geocities.com/spokeanwheel/lacinggw.htm...

http://www.geocities.com/spokeanwheel/lacinggw.htm


i found this website to be helpful.
Forum: Commuting
08-28-05, 10:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,666
Posted By dmarcoul

exercise, cost, fun, the daily exercise is great...

exercise, cost, fun, the daily exercise is great for keeping my mood up and making my interactions with other people, looking good naked also factors in, but its more so wanting to feel comfortable...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-05, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By dmarcoul

hell yeah, welcome to the club. my ride is 17...

hell yeah, welcome to the club. my ride is 17 miles too. good stuff.
Forum: Commuting
08-28-05, 10:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,330
Posted By dmarcoul

i kind of love of talking on the phone while...

i kind of love of talking on the phone while riding. especially at night. round 2am.

during the day, i usually dont answer it.
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