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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-13, 02:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By hawiken

Fizik- known for having high arches, and might be...

Fizik- known for having high arches, and might be in your budget:

http://www.planet-x-bikes.co.uk/i/q/SHFIRSLCS/fizik_r3_sl_road_cycling_shoes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-13, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By hawiken

I have about 8000 miles on a Hylix post from...

I have about 8000 miles on a Hylix post from ebay; the only potential problem is that the seat clamping screw is pretty soft, and requires a lot of force to tighten (believe that they recommend 15 nm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,543
Posted By hawiken

Feral goats- once startled a herd of nasty old...

Feral goats- once startled a herd of nasty old billies- the kind that have beards down to the ground, and long twisty horns that you can smell from 1/4 mile away- rode by them, and then heard a loud...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,698
Posted By hawiken

Damn- that brings back memories. I had one of...

Damn- that brings back memories. I had one of these when they first came out, around '91 or '92, along with a Breezer Lightning mountain bike. Great rides, both of them, and the paint schemes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By hawiken

Here, for cartridges: ...

Here, for cartridges:

http://www.redrockminnesota.com/servlet/the-CO2-Cartridges/s/1/Categories
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-12, 01:26 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 32,842
Posted By hawiken

Pedal Force CG2, about 3800 miles on it, I'm 225,...

Pedal Force CG2, about 3800 miles on it, I'm 225, no problems. And, nearly as nice a ride as my Serotta Ottrott.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 01:57 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,685
Posted By hawiken

I'm retired now, but when I was working I did the...

I'm retired now, but when I was working I did the same things that you do, until I got my contractor's license and went more into the management side. Before that, though, it was layout, framing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
Posted By hawiken

Uh huh... until you forget to replace the stuff...

Uh huh... until you forget to replace the stuff that you used when you get home. Been there, done that. That's why I stopped using a seat bag and started carrying tubes, levers and CO2's in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,699
Posted By hawiken

Check out the Holland Exogrid- really a work of...

Check out the Holland Exogrid- really a work of art!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By hawiken

My 65 year old knees started to give me grief not...

My 65 year old knees started to give me grief not too long ago- pain under the patela- and a fellow cyclist recommended BCQ:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,699
Posted By hawiken

You may want to go to YouTube and search for...

You may want to go to YouTube and search for "Seven Factory Tour", "Lynsky", etc. There's a wealth of info there.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-12, 02:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,460
Posted By hawiken

So does Two Hubs.

So does Two Hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-12, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By hawiken

Go talk to Rich, one of the mechanics at Bike...

Go talk to Rich, one of the mechanics at Bike Works at Waikoloa- he rides the old Mamalahoa frequently. It's a beautiful ride if the weather is decent, which it hasn't been for the last few days.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-12, 02:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 16,030
Posted By hawiken

American Classic- in 1990 the wife gave me a set...

American Classic- in 1990 the wife gave me a set of hubs that the LBS laced to some Campy rims- the front hub flange split across 3 holes, as did it's warranty replacement, and the rear wheel WOULD...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 03:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,557
Posted By hawiken

Here ya go...

http://hawaiiseatostars.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-12, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By hawiken

Aloha Machka, Thanks! The wife and I will be...

Aloha Machka,

Thanks! The wife and I will be in Banff for the Gran Fondo in August. We'll be glad to get in a couple of other rides, per your suggestions.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-12, 02:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,392
Posted By hawiken

I just slide the cables into the front port and...

I just slide the cables into the front port and hold an old wheel magnet over the rear port. *Most* of the time, the magnet attracts the cable end.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-12, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By hawiken

Purelycustom.com

Purelycustom.com
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,779
Posted By hawiken

Almost the same as Bobones: Shimano DA 7850...

Almost the same as Bobones:

Shimano DA 7850 c24 CL, Neuvation rim strips, generic butyl tubes, Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick (w/1900 miles), Ultegra 6700 12-25, Token skewers.

Front 940 grams
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-12, 02:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,911
Posted By hawiken

Cyfacs are made in France- Pez Cycling News did a...

Cyfacs are made in France- Pez Cycling News did a review of them here:

http://pezcyclingnews.com/?pg=fullstory&id=8397

The Pedal Force CG2 is virtually identical, both in look and geometry, to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-11, 01:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,762
Posted By hawiken

I got tubes, Castelli socks and CO2's. I gave...

I got tubes, Castelli socks and CO2's.
I gave my wife a Giro Prolight helmet, which is too big for her, but it fits me perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-11, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,696
Posted By hawiken

Leonard Zinn at Velo News has written pretty...

Leonard Zinn at Velo News has written pretty extensively about this. His recommendation is to use CaffeeLatex.

For what it's worth, I bought a pair of 7850's on ebay, that came with tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-11, 03:09 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,886
Posted By hawiken

Agree with you re: making Campy history- that's...

Agree with you re: making Campy history- that's how Shimano rolled against Suntour, and Superbe Pro was pretty damn good. Shimano just steamrolled them, and how many of you kids have ever even heard...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-11, 01:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By hawiken

Or the PedalForce CG2, which appears to have...

Or the PedalForce CG2, which appears to have exactly the same geometry as the Wheelhouse.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,523
Posted By hawiken

I have 2 pairs of the AX 3.0's. Bought both of...

I have 2 pairs of the AX 3.0's. Bought both of them used, and I have had the bearings replaced on both rear wheels, and the freehub on one of them- they still cost me considerably less than retail: I...
09-26-11, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,362
Posted By hawiken

Here's mine:

I wanted to have a Hawaiian motif- Pele, the goddess of fire and the volcanoes, and Poliahu, the goddess of ice and snow. James Kawasaki (www.graphicnaturehawaii.com), who lives near me, has a hot...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 173,313
Posted By hawiken

When I put my riding gear on, for just a minute,...

When I put my riding gear on, for just a minute, I feel like George Hincapie. Then I see myself in the mirror, and think, "Aw, crap."
I always wondered how I'd stack up against the pros. Then I saw...
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