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10-11-11, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By theshoemaker

yup. That did it. Thanks everybody.

yup. That did it. Thanks everybody.
10-10-11, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By theshoemaker

still worried that it's possibly dangerous.

still worried that it's possibly dangerous.
10-10-11, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By theshoemaker

So the frame has clear coat on top of carbon (no...

So the frame has clear coat on top of carbon (no paint). Your solution seems simple for sure. I'm just nervous about damaging the structural integrity. I've emailed both sram and pinarello to see...
10-09-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By theshoemaker

FYI, here's the final result on this. I did need...

FYI, here's the final result on this. I did need to remove the circular decorative circle. Turned out that once I did this and tightened the cups to the proper specifications the pipe did reach all...
10-09-11, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By theshoemaker

Sram brake sleeve nut won't fit into frame's hole

The frame here is a 2008 Opera Canova (same as Pinarello fp3 I think). The frame fixing nut, or sleeve nut, or whatever it's called is too wide to fit into the hole for mounting the rear brake. This...
10-06-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By theshoemaker

I'm not able to post a pic of that right now, but...

I'm not able to post a pic of that right now, but Yes I'm pretty sure it's correctly attached to the primary location. I don't think you can push it in any farther than it's supposed to be. In fact...
10-05-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By theshoemaker

You know what's worse than ebay? My 666th post! ...

You know what's worse than ebay? My 666th post!


...yep it's got to be my least useful post. :)
10-05-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By theshoemaker

yes, out of the bike when they are 70mm appart,...

yes, out of the bike when they are 70mm appart, while the O ring on one side is embedded correctly the O ring on the other side is not embedded, looks like it just barely touches metal, ...barely.
...
10-05-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By theshoemaker

So yes, they do thread in. The concern is with...

So yes, they do thread in. The concern is with the plastic pipe with the O-rings that I believe should extend across and fit into both cups. when both sides are screwed in it doesn't make it all...
10-04-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By theshoemaker

Ceramic Bottom Bracket Confusions

I bought a Sram red BB from an Ebay merchant. The item description reads:

SRAM/Truvativ GXP Blackbox Ceramic Bottom Bracket Cups - Italian Thread

SRAM's new hybrid Ceramic BB Bearings exceeds...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By theshoemaker

Great stuff. Thanks for the input! I am...

Great stuff. Thanks for the input!

I am used to some pretty good canyon climbs so I'd opt for difficulty over traffic for sure especially if there's good scenery. I may even be able to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By theshoemaker

Best routes in Newport/Huntington Beach area?

I'll be staying on the beach in this area sometime in the near future. I'm totally unfamiliar with it. I'm taking my bike and want to have the best possible riding experiences. Can anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,793
Posted By theshoemaker

TCR I'd definitely expect. Took a spin on a TCR...

TCR I'd definitely expect.
Took a spin on a TCR advanced on Saturday. It seemed to be a pretty nice all-around bike. They feel extremely compact, even more so than other bikes that actually had...
04-30-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By theshoemaker

I assume the vast majority are going to give the...

I assume the vast majority are going to give the impossible vote. Seems reasonable though to see if there are ANY to the contrary since accepting the majority vote simply means trashing a 80%...
04-30-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By theshoemaker

Is an Ultegra shifter REPAIRABLE?

I suppose I should have asked this in this forum first aye?
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=412942
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 04:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,335
Posted By theshoemaker

Yup. It's definitely the shifter everything else...

Yup. It's definitely the shifter everything else seems to be working perfectly. Also I had a repair guy confirm it when I was fairly sure I knew what it was.



I'd love to find this thread. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 02:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,335
Posted By theshoemaker

Ultegra shifter REPAIRED???

My right shifter needs a lot of extra flicking to get it to move to the top two gears in the cassette. Shops are telling me that you can't repair an Ultegra shifter but I'm skeptical, especially...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-07, 02:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,741
Posted By theshoemaker

:roflmao::D:roflmao:

:roflmao::D:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 12:13 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 22,137
Posted By theshoemaker

Old shot. ...

Old shot.
http://www.unknownstudio.com/storage/Cornrows.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-07, 04:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,579
Posted By theshoemaker

For sure. Salt lake has plenty of good riding...

For sure. Salt lake has plenty of good riding and plenty of good variety. Drivers are generally courteous and aware. I commute through the city and have good bike routes/lanes all the way in. One...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By theshoemaker

So on my commute home from work I stopped at...

So on my commute home from work I stopped at Contender bicycle, bicycleresearch.com's "best pro shop in the US" for 2007.
http://www.contenderbicycles.com/

They told me my 1 1/2 spin was normal. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,174
Posted By theshoemaker

http://www.velowear.com/products/1010062BLKXSM.asp...

http://www.velowear.com/products/1010062BLKXSM.aspx

I love Voler jerseys. The Airies Micro Plus material is pretty good too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,499
Posted By theshoemaker

The springs on the new ones are MUCH stronger. I...

The springs on the new ones are MUCH stronger. I set mine to the very lowest tension. If I go any higher than that I can stand on one pedal and bounce and my cleat won't snap in.
:O
But I love...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By theshoemaker

Hmm. So is this not a problem. Seems We're...

Hmm. So is this not a problem. Seems We're getting unnecessary resistance aren't we?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By theshoemaker

I've removed stem spacers, flipped the stem,...

I've removed stem spacers, flipped the stem, moved the seat back a bit, etc. Nothing extreme though. It's been a gradual change for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By theshoemaker

Yeah, mine hardly even spins. I have the 06...

Yeah, mine hardly even spins. I have the 06 Ultegra down there. I don't get any grinding. Honestly though, I get about 1.5 times around. I don't know how long it's been that way. I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 03:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By theshoemaker

Give those cranks a spin...

since this forum is so much like home for me I won't bother to venture over to the mechanical forum.

I just realized that my BB seems too tight. So here's the question. Ideally if you spin...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 02:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By theshoemaker

So, wicked!

So, wicked!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By theshoemaker

Rolling resistance, I believe is going to be much...

Rolling resistance, I believe is going to be much more a result of the tires, tire pressure, and your hubs.

My question is are they too stiff for long distance rides. I have a friend who says so....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-07, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,350
Posted By theshoemaker

Yeah. You're gonna have slip ups. Why bother?

Yeah. You're gonna have slip ups. Why bother?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-07, 04:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,586
Posted By theshoemaker

It's idiocy but, I'll agree, funny. The "thrust...

It's idiocy but, I'll agree, funny. The "thrust pushing you backward" comment reminded me of this:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=U-hMU8dwbtI
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By theshoemaker

bump

bump
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,733
Posted By theshoemaker

Another "yes" from me.

Another "yes" from me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By theshoemaker

The frame is toast. Wow. What an...

The frame is toast.



Wow. What an irresponsible thing to say. I really hope you're joking. ...doesn't sound like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-07, 11:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,526
Posted By theshoemaker

Who REALLY breaths in through the nose?

...Seems like over the last year I've heard the "in through the nose, out through the mouth" thing several times. I can only ever do this when I'm riding with low intensity, which is hardly ever. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-07, 11:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,851
Posted By theshoemaker

I'm extremely analytical and picky about quality...

I'm extremely analytical and picky about quality and value. After much test riding and evaluation I ended up with a trek 2200 and a 2100WSD for the wife. The footwork has paid off. We LOVE our...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-07, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,717
Posted By theshoemaker

What! Are you serious? I thought that ti was...

What! Are you serious?
I thought that ti was one of the cheapest most readily available materials around. Oh, wait I think you're right. Something about the manufacturing of it is what drives up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By theshoemaker

Thanks for the info everyone. It's all good. ...

Thanks for the info everyone. It's all good. The more specific the better of course. We will be staying in Heidelberg which is close to Mannheim and, I think, Bacharach, but as I said we'll be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By theshoemaker

No kidding. I used to love sitting in the dark...

No kidding. I used to love sitting in the dark little nooks they had upstairs, until they closed it off. ...Probably due to poor structural integrity or some crazy thing.
:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By theshoemaker

Thanks. Yup. ...Been there?

Thanks.



Yup. ...Been there?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-07, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By theshoemaker

Me too. We have a fairly genuine German food...

Me too. We have a fairly genuine German food place here in downtown SLC. I'm always wishing they'd expand their menu.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-07, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By theshoemaker

Hey great report! Thanks. Looked to be a real...

Hey great report! Thanks. Looked to be a real treat. We have friends in Germany that we'll be staying with/near. So I'm hoping that we can make that "home base" and go all over the place.
...
Forum: Foo
06-28-07, 01:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,813
Posted By theshoemaker

Steve Jobs is on the board of Disney. Maybe...

Steve Jobs is on the board of Disney. Maybe he'll give me one too. (wishful thinking :D)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By theshoemaker

!! Cycling in Germany !!

There is a very real possibility that I may be going to Germany next year around TDF time. Id love to turn the trip into as much of a cycling trip as possible. Ive heard that Germany is like...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-07, 09:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,589
Posted By theshoemaker

Just make sure that there is a return policy and...

Just make sure that there is a return policy and be ready to use it. I'm a smaller thinner guy and I have a Garneau that is supposed to be race fit that looks like an old lady's moomoo (sp?), and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,264
Posted By theshoemaker

:) Great info here StrongBad. I think I might...

:) Great info here StrongBad. I think I might do this route. I'm interested in the winter possiblilities too. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-07, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,479
Posted By theshoemaker

I tested I think 9 different alu-carbons before I...

I tested I think 9 different alu-carbons before I bought mine.

http://www.unknownstudio.com/storage/Trek2200Flipped-2.jpg

But yeah, the answer is, most.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By theshoemaker

I get sketchy about used carbon. Maybe you CAN...

I get sketchy about used carbon. Maybe you CAN find any damage through a thorough, professional inspection, but I doubt it. Call me paranoid.
For fun: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0zj6CKYXUo
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 26,408
Posted By theshoemaker

And how much is that? I believe the jury is out...

And how much is that? I believe the jury is out on that. It seems with the human body that the smallest conditions or actions can result in problems. ...And not one of my medically educated...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By theshoemaker

I'd love to find it. Was the thread about...

I'd love to find it. Was the thread about rolling resistance or what? What would I search for?
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