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11-01-11, 05:52 AM
11-01-11, 05:43 AM
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Posted By bionnaki

could be a dozen different things. ...

could be a dozen different things.
http://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/keepitquiet.html
11-01-11, 05:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,780
Posted By bionnaki

you mean like this? ...

you mean like this?
http://www.pushingthepedals.com/2011/04/heres-why-you-should-change-your-bar-tape-regularly/
http://www.bluewheel.com/bicycle-mechanix/2009/8/5/corrosion-can-eat-you-alive.html...
10-29-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By bionnaki

jagwire stick-on guides?

does anyone know the dimensions of the jagwire stick-on guides? length/width.

thanks.
10-26-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By bionnaki

even the lighter/blonde/de-waxed/thinned shellac...

even the lighter/blonde/de-waxed/thinned shellac will darken cloth tape. you can try some platina flake from shellac.net (http://shellac.net/pricelist.html) and apply one or two thin coats with very...
10-25-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,211
Posted By bionnaki

what's the point of bullhorns if you cannot...

what's the point of bullhorns if you cannot regularly or easily ride in the aero position? the best place to put brake levers / shifters on this type of bar is at the ends because that's where your...
10-25-11, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,211
Posted By bionnaki

I'd consider using a j-tek shifter along with a...

I'd consider using a j-tek shifter along with a j-tek clamp-on aerobrake if you like having brakes at the end of your bullhorns. or just the shifter at the ends and interrupter/cx levers near the...
10-22-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By bionnaki

...and speed compatibility, compatibility with...

...and speed compatibility, compatibility with chainring sizes, crank arm and chainstay clearance, etc. plenty of factors to consider.

friction is nice on the front, but it doesnt mean it makes...
10-22-11, 05:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,988
Posted By bionnaki

I have these TRP brake levers, but in...

I have these TRP brake levers, but in black/silver-gray...I do wish they came in a classic black/silver. perhaps they're not attractive (I think they look awesome in person) but they are extremely...
10-22-11, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By bionnaki

that's not true at all.

that's not true at all.
10-21-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,748
Posted By bionnaki

I'm riding 44-26 w/ a 12-27 9-speed cassette. ...

I'm riding 44-26 w/ a 12-27 9-speed cassette.
so yeah, I dont usually leave the big ring.
10-21-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By bionnaki

depends. what cranks are you referring to? ...

depends.
what cranks are you referring to?
what speed? what shifters? what derailleurs? what cassette? chainring teeth-count?
10-18-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,990
Posted By bionnaki

build your own with roger musson's plan: ...

build your own with roger musson's plan:

http://miketechinfo.com/new-tech-wheels-tires.htm#wheel%20truing%20stand
...
10-18-11, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By bionnaki

I once had leather tape for two years. it was...

I once had leather tape for two years. it was nice and felt great, but all the sweat/grease/body oils/dirt/grime made the tape very sticky and gross. I'd clean it with water (or soap & water), but...
10-17-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,481
Posted By bionnaki

I like black and silver like this:...

I like black and silver like this: http://revelocycles.blogspot.com/2007/11/here-is-first-of-several-revelo-retro.html
...
10-17-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,937
Posted By bionnaki

I've had a decent experience with R550s. What are...

I've had a decent experience with R550s. What are people complaining about?
10-16-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,937
Posted By bionnaki

if v-brakes were more compatible with road...

if v-brakes were more compatible with road levers/brifters, I'd go with v-brakes. the v-brake road levers that are available are not my thing, so that's not an option. mini v-brakes are great, but...
10-16-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,489
Posted By bionnaki

pedro's tire levers are excellent, although I...

pedro's tire levers are excellent, although I rarely need to use them (veloplugs ftw).
I'd love to get a vice-whip and maybe I can if they're discounted.
10-15-11, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By bionnaki

http://www.paragonmachineworks.com maybe...

http://www.paragonmachineworks.com

maybe they have what you're looking for.
10-15-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By bionnaki

Tubus clamps ...

Tubus clamps

http://www.thetouringstore.com/TUBUS/Fit%20Solutions/FIT%20SOLUTIONS%20PAGE.htm
10-12-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,913
Posted By bionnaki

nice. thanks. my left A600 pedal is clicking...

nice. thanks.
my left A600 pedal is clicking -- need to overhaul it this week.
bookmarked.
10-10-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,033
Posted By bionnaki

how about a time-trial? you on your steel bike...

how about a time-trial?
you on your steel bike vs. you on his carbon wonder bike.
him on your steel bike vs. him on his carbon wonder bike.

best times win.
10-08-11, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,225
Posted By bionnaki

with a ultegra 9-speed 12-27, would it be...

with a ultegra 9-speed 12-27, would it be possible to switch the 17/19 cluster with a 16/17 cluster from another ultegra 9-speed cassette...and still preserve the hyperglide indexing (still shift...
10-05-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,584
Posted By bionnaki

I never liked b123...they were mounted on a track...

I never liked b123...they were mounted on a track bike. only one usable hand position (the drops) and that's not even that comfortable because of the deepness. I mean, you get the aero-ness and the...
10-04-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By bionnaki

change your rim tape to something thinner. or use...

change your rim tape to something thinner. or use veloplugs. the extra space has helped me out in the past. disregard if tubeless.
10-03-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By bionnaki

is there a bike kitchen or co-op nearby? I'd go...

is there a bike kitchen or co-op nearby? I'd go there.
10-03-11, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By bionnaki

say what?

say what?
09-29-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By bionnaki

I know someone that did a 650b conversion. the bb...

I know someone that did a 650b conversion. the bb drop that resulted was too low.

I prefer, for various reasons, a fat tire 700c in the 32-38mm range. The difference between this and a 650b...
09-28-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,184
Posted By bionnaki

I prefer a rear hub w/ a high/low flange. white...

I prefer a rear hub w/ a high/low flange.
white industries H3, for example.
09-28-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,931
Posted By bionnaki

check pedals/cleats

check pedals/cleats
09-27-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By bionnaki

http://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/keepitquiet.html

http://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/keepitquiet.html
Forum: Touring
09-23-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,187
Posted By bionnaki

hypers are excellent tires.

hypers are excellent tires.
09-21-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By bionnaki

I'm too poor to buy crap...or rather, I like the...

I'm too poor to buy crap...or rather, I like the saying "Buy once, cry once."

so I save up for weeks, months for the "best" stuff (meaning long lasting, durable, mechanically sound). Or I sell a...
09-20-11, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By bionnaki

interesting. so, was the problem the chorus...

interesting. so, was the problem the chorus bb...or your bb shell? if the shell, wouldnt just facing/chasing solve this problem?
09-20-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,143
Posted By bionnaki

yeah, techno-glide or a cane creek would be my...

yeah, techno-glide or a cane creek would be my choice for a cross-check buildup.

chris kings are great (and a great company to support as well) -- rock one of you have the money and desire. aint...
09-18-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,143
Posted By bionnaki

tange techno-glide

tange techno-glide
09-18-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,106,245
Posted By bionnaki

just order a sample pack from...

just order a sample pack from http://shellac.net/pricelist.html
I've ordered from them -- fast shipping, very pleased.
09-18-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,478
Posted By bionnaki

exactly like you'd dye suede shoes.

exactly like you'd dye suede shoes.
09-18-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,751
Posted By bionnaki

I use the stem from rivendell that they call the...

I use the stem from rivendell that they call the technomic deluxe.
it's also sold under the name "nitto deluxe" elsewhere.

quill length in between the pearl and the technomic. exactly the same...
09-15-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,465
Posted By bionnaki

raisins vs. sport gels: ...

raisins vs. sport gels:

http://www.dole.com/NutritionInstituteLanding/NI_Articles/NI_DoleDiet/NI_DoleDiet_Detail/tabid/1058/Default.aspx?contentid=6354

in-depth PDF:...
09-15-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,465
Posted By bionnaki

I eat real foods. bananas, raisins, salted...

I eat real foods.
bananas, raisins, salted nuts, pb&j (with real pnut butter rather than the fake jiffy/corporate stuff), coconut water, and the occasional fig newton.
08-31-11, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,794
Posted By bionnaki

nitto has a few 26.0 compacts. 42mm widest. ...

nitto has a few 26.0 compacts. 42mm widest.

very, very expensive last few months due to the yen.
08-28-11, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By bionnaki

figure 8

figure 8
08-27-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,621
Posted By bionnaki

save weight in the wheels, tires, cranks, pedals,...

save weight in the wheels, tires, cranks, pedals, shoes, etc...things that you revolve and push with your muscles. choose comfort and proper fit for all else.
08-27-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,428
Posted By bionnaki

define "hand made." I'm pretty sure all steel...

define "hand made."
I'm pretty sure all steel frames are brazed or welded by human hands.
08-27-11, 09:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,012
Posted By bionnaki

I personally do not like building O/C rims -- I'd...

I personally do not like building O/C rims -- I'd rather have the offset in the hub flange. The normal Synergy is just fine.
08-26-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,558
Posted By bionnaki

pasela tourguard vittoria hyper

pasela tourguard
vittoria hyper
08-26-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By bionnaki

the easiest way to remove decals is with duct...

the easiest way to remove decals is with duct tape. apply & pull...like a body hair waxing.
08-26-11, 09:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,012
Posted By bionnaki

http://www.rivbike.com/article/misc/650b_from_700c...

http://www.rivbike.com/article/misc/650b_from_700c_conversions
08-24-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,523
Posted By bionnaki

for longer rides (40+ miles), I wear assos shorts...

for longer rides (40+ miles), I wear assos shorts and a merino wool jersey. best of both worlds.

still havent made the leap to bibs from shorts -- just dont have a problem with shorts/waist-band...
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