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11-02-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,385,706
Posted By bengreen79

The canti's worked fine with the stock levers...

The canti's worked fine with the stock levers (when they didn't freeze). From what I could find out, the cable pull on the new brifters is slightly less than the MTB levers that it came with, which...
10-22-16, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,385,706
Posted By bengreen79

Funny you should ask. I was just about to...

Funny you should ask. I was just about to assemble my post and I was reading through some of the more recent pages.

My dad picked one up from a family member's rummage sale and it mostly rotted in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,130
Posted By bengreen79

The number of troll threads (and subsequent...

The number of troll threads (and subsequent spinoffs) increase. It's quite humorous to see people get cranky about (as previously mentioned) even though the trolls are called out early.
11-13-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By bengreen79

1 - depending on your preferred cadence, your...

1 - depending on your preferred cadence, your fitness level, and intended use, you may find that you don't need that low of gears on your cassette. I would personally have closer spacing. A smaller...
11-06-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,250
Posted By bengreen79

I have heard that cross-type interrupter levers...

I have heard that cross-type interrupter levers cause there to be too much flex in the system however I have never ridden a bike with interrupter levers so I can't say I have experienced it myself. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,229
Posted By bengreen79

Another vote for front disc upgrade...very happy...

Another vote for front disc upgrade...very happy with the one I did on my mountain bike which I use for trails and sloppy weather commuting. That bike had cantilevers so I used a road mechanical BB7.
10-28-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,044
Posted By bengreen79

I enjoyed this one ...

I enjoyed this one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GI1YZmFe48

Ride of My Life
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By bengreen79

I have a Hincapie jacket a lot like this one: ...

I have a Hincapie jacket a lot like this one: Hincapie.com: Fahrenheit Jacket (http://www.hincapie.com/products/menswear/jackets_vests/R616M14/) that works well from 30-50 and is highly water...
10-13-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,642
Posted By bengreen79

Have you considered just keeping the Mercier? If...

Have you considered just keeping the Mercier? If it is more comfortable and you are faster on it, does it really matter which bike is "supposed" to be faster?
10-10-15, 09:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,055
Posted By bengreen79

I agree @BobbyG...

I agree @BobbyG (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=151366). This is just exploitation of poor people who don't have the same opportunities as most of us here. It's really not much different...
10-05-15, 05:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,710
Posted By bengreen79

Congrats on your first race...sounds like a cool...

Congrats on your first race...sounds like a cool experience even if you didn't get the result you wanted. Look at this way - you've now done one more cyclocross race than most others on this forum.
10-02-15, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By bengreen79

You might want to post in classic and vintage.

You might want to post in classic and vintage.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,184
Posted By bengreen79

It's like the speakers were all trying to say...

It's like the speakers were all trying to say something more ridiculous than the last one.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 17,451
Posted By bengreen79

63"? There was only one NBA player who was 63". ...

63"? There was only one NBA player who was 63". Muggsy Bogues.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-15, 06:50 PM
09-20-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By bengreen79

Give it hell. If you get a flat or go out of...

Give it hell. If you get a flat or go out of true on your rear tire, you'll feel or hear it long before it causes a crash. You have to be a little bit more cautious with the front wheel, but I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-15, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By bengreen79

Then get a tri jersey and a camelback.

Then get a tri jersey and a camelback.
08-27-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,090
Posted By bengreen79

I love the last pic...with the bikes in the...

I love the last pic...with the bikes in the lowest gear. So many bike photos show them in the highest gear in front of unnatural backgrounds (or white garage doors).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,301
Posted By bengreen79

Yes, I did it back in 2011. I used to live in...

Yes, I did it back in 2011. I used to live in Fond du Lac. I moved away in 2012 and haven't done Race the Lake since...I'm glad I did it but I would rather go on a long ride with a few friends.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,428
Posted By bengreen79

I have found myself buying more cycling stuff off...

I have found myself buying more cycling stuff off of Amazon lately:(. I try not to support the evil empire but I have a hard time finding what I'm looking for sometimes on other sites (Niagara...
08-23-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,789
Posted By bengreen79

I didn't catch much of it but I saw the...

I didn't catch much of it but I saw the tweets...how dumb.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,301
Posted By bengreen79

I was in a 90 mile race/ride and I somehow got...

I was in a 90 mile race/ride and I somehow got myself into a fast group during the first half. I found it really difficult to drink and ride in that fast group so I didn't drink enough. I got off...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 302,113
Posted By bengreen79

i looked back at when I bought that chain. It...

i looked back at when I bought that chain. It actually has about 4500 miles on it. So last good cleaning was probably about 4500 miles ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 302,113
Posted By bengreen79

The shifting was getting sloppy on my Allez and...

The shifting was getting sloppy on my Allez and the tires had a lot of cuts so it was time for new shoes and a new cassette and chain. There were about 2500 miles on the chain and over 5000 on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,821
Posted By bengreen79

winner

winner
08-17-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,789
Posted By bengreen79

Didn't he just fail a drug test for synthetic...

Didn't he just fail a drug test for synthetic testosterone?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,526
Posted By bengreen79

Just go try one...I think you'll find stock...

Just go try one...I think you'll find stock gearing just fine. My road bike feels like a rocket compared to my mountain bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,996
Posted By bengreen79

:popcornHere we go again...

:popcornHere we go again...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15,603
Views: 12,039,572
Posted By bengreen79

I had a piece of metal about 3/4" inch that I...

I had a piece of metal about 3/4" inch that I drilled holes in both ends and just used an extra nut/bolt/washer. Probably gave me a little less than an extra 1/2". The cables still rub the fender a...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,600
Posted By bengreen79

OP, is the the carbon fiber commuter that was on...

OP, is the the carbon fiber commuter that was on Kickstarter? I think I saw that on bikesnobnyc
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,081
Posted By bengreen79

I wouldn't worry about getting harassed at the...

I wouldn't worry about getting harassed at the bike shop. You should be the one giving the bike shop owner crap for selling you a misadjusted bike.
11-10-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,711
Posted By bengreen79

Not any temperature you can withstand.

Not any temperature you can withstand.
Forum: Commuting
11-10-14, 05:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By bengreen79

Neither of these are rain gear, but I have a...

Neither of these are rain gear, but I have a Castelli and a Hincapie with good zippers. They both make various wet weather jackets so maybe that will help if no one has a specific recommendation.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,042
Posted By bengreen79

A correction from my previous post...Zaffiro's...

A correction from my previous post...Zaffiro's have a solid tread color, not just the sidewalls. Vittoria Rubino Pro's are available with a colored sidewall but still have black tread. If they...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,042
Posted By bengreen79

Vittoria Zaffiro Pro's come in a lot of colors. ...

Vittoria Zaffiro Pro's come in a lot of colors. If you're patient, you'll see them pop up on chainlove.com for $15 or so each.
11-04-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,905
Posted By bengreen79

I have the same problem with my Giro helmet. The...

I have the same problem with my Giro helmet. The padding on the inside is tearing and folding back in spots...about the same age. I fixed it once with shoe goo. I may try that one more time before...
Forum: Touring
11-03-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,197
Posted By bengreen79

Very nice...it makes me wish I would have done...

Very nice...it makes me wish I would have done something like that before we started our family. Maybe someday once the kids are older...
11-03-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By bengreen79

What about a magic eraser? I've had them remove...

What about a magic eraser? I've had them remove some amazing, imbedded stuff.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By bengreen79

A friend of mine said that he could see my hi-viz...

A friend of mine said that he could see my hi-viz green backpack from a lot farther away than he could see my tail light.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,720
Posted By bengreen79

I find that a single pair of tights over my...

I find that a single pair of tights over my shorts/bibs does the trick from about 35 to 55. My favorite pair is a set of Sugoi Subzero tights, which have held up remarkably well. Three years old...
10-30-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By bengreen79

I agree with the hose clamp idea. That will hold...

I agree with the hose clamp idea. That will hold you over for a long time.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,362
Posted By bengreen79

I usually fill my 700 x 23's up to 120 and ride...

I usually fill my 700 x 23's up to 120 and ride it all week. By the next time I fill them up, they might be as low as 80 if there was a lot of temperature changes. I would say 90-100 rides the best...
10-30-14, 05:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,106
Posted By bengreen79

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5t_9HTqRDDg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5t_9HTqRDDg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,409
Posted By bengreen79

Yes...https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2265854...

Yes...https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2265854/the-upstand
10-25-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,727
Posted By bengreen79

Just let her lead. The view is better anyway. ...

Just let her lead. The view is better anyway. Or practice doing wheelies. They love when you pass them doing a wheelie.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-14, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,044
Posted By bengreen79

I agree with many of the posters above - I don't...

I agree with many of the posters above - I don't think any of my orders from UK sites have taken longer to arrive than stuff from sites like Competitive Cyclist or Niagara. It seems the only way I...
10-24-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,689
Posted By bengreen79

Check out https://www.nationalbikechallenge.org. ...

Check out https://www.nationalbikechallenge.org. It is compatible with a couple of apps (not Strava or mapmyride), has a mobile friendly website, and supports the team/club idea. Plus you can win...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By bengreen79

You will be "that weird guy who keeps riding his...

You will be "that weird guy who keeps riding his bike around the block" to your neighbors. There are worse things.
Forum: Commuting
10-20-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By bengreen79

Dammit...one of the reasons I haven't bought a...

Dammit...one of the reasons I haven't bought a fat bike is because I told myself fenders weren't available. My little ones don't like getting covered in gravel and dust in the trailer so I need...
Replies: 29
Views: 4,321
Posted By bengreen79

I agree that it's not a collector bike but the...

I agree that it's not a collector bike but the price isn't totally out of this world. I would consider the bike worth $200 before the rack and fenders, plus it's already got good tires for...
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