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12-23-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,466
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Posted By krusty

Indeed all is well here. A very merry Christmas...

Indeed all is well here. A very merry Christmas to all!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By krusty

How long do you store condoms? 😁 I had a...

How long do you store condoms? 😁

I had a lovely set of race tires stored in my basement. BNIB. I went to use them after about 5yrs, and found them cracked due to ozone from my furnace motor. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By krusty

Fresh tubes are a must. New tires every season or...

Fresh tubes are a must. New tires every season or 2 as well, assuming just aged and not worn. I replace tires and tubes every season. I have enough bikes that none wears tires in that time....
04-19-18, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,788
Posted By krusty

I probably should have completed my thoughts...

I probably should have completed my thoughts rather than posting and running off to FB. If a frame is drilled for 2 brakes, it would be silly to omit one. If planning long events with many other...
04-19-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,770
Posted By krusty

I still have an IRO Angus, with a Campy crank,...

I still have an IRO Angus, with a Campy crank, tubular Campy rims on Phil hubs, with Honjo hammered fenders and Soma Sparrow bars. It's still my favorite in-town bike. You don't see too many IRO...
04-19-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,788
Posted By krusty

My FG bikes all have no drilling for back brake,...

My FG bikes all have no drilling for back brake, so I just use front. My NJS have drilling for neither, so I use a clamp-on occasionally. Other times such as when I'm riding my favorite, usually...
04-18-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 144,911
Posted By krusty

Some of us are still around and trying to ride,...

Some of us are still around and trying to ride, spring being what it is here so far...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,158
Posted By krusty

I use the POC jersey on the track. I've never...

I use the POC jersey on the track. I've never felt the need for a skinsuit.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,502
Posted By krusty

Rapha. Fits perfectly and gives me years of top...

Rapha. Fits perfectly and gives me years of top notch service.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-18, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By krusty

I don't think this is the case. I've ridden track...

I don't think this is the case. I've ridden track for many years, and MTB as well. I'm definitely not a newb to handling a bike, having ridden seriously for well over 4 decades now. It was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By krusty

Interesting ride - Aero wheels

I have a set of Reynolds Stratus DV46 wheels from many years ago, probably the first year they came out - tubular and all. I haven't ridden them in quite a few years. The last time I had them out in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,340
Posted By krusty

Thank you. I've been spreading that word for...

Thank you. I've been spreading that word for years, but nobody believed me...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-26-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,302
Posted By krusty

Yes, indeed. Several. The clean runout at the...

Yes, indeed. Several. The clean runout at the bottom meant that people just slid a long way and ended up in a heap - nothing more than bruises.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-25-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,302
Posted By krusty

Many years ago, I watched some kooks in speed...

Many years ago, I watched some kooks in speed skiing outfits ripping down a groomed, iced ski run on MTBs - speeds were around 85mph.
05-11-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 220,882
Posted By krusty

I'm not concerned about price. I had a Ti MTB for...

I'm not concerned about price. I had a Ti MTB for several years as well as a Ti Tri bike. No issues with either. I don't buy cheaper just because it does the job as well. I make a considered purchase...
05-11-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 220,882
Posted By krusty

Mine will be a city everyday ride, with room for...

Mine will be a city everyday ride, with room for fenders, etc.
05-11-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 220,882
Posted By krusty

Sorry to hear that. I guess I will likely go with...

Sorry to hear that. I guess I will likely go with a local builder for custom Ti.
05-11-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 220,882
Posted By krusty

Love the Blacksheep. Truly interesting stuff from...

Love the Blacksheep. Truly interesting stuff from them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,007
Posted By krusty

Troll much?

Troll much?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,566
Posted By krusty

I predict a certain amount of potential ridicule.

I predict a certain amount of potential ridicule.
Replies: 873
Views: 212,426
Posted By krusty

Took most of the winter off from the forums, so...

Took most of the winter off from the forums, so I'm a little late with this reply;

You can't buy directly from the website. You can try, but what ends up happening (in my experience) is that your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-16, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By krusty

For decades now, I've just used a plastic faced...

For decades now, I've just used a plastic faced mallet and a piece of hardwood for installation, and a brass drift for removal. I just did front/rear bearings in a set of Corima carbon wheels in less...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-16, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,817
Posted By krusty

Many years ago, I had a Ti Tri bike, with a 4...

Many years ago, I had a Ti Tri bike, with a 4 spoke rear and deep carbon front wheel. It weighed 15lbs without really trying to make it light. I suspect the OP could lighten his ride up a bit. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,213
Posted By krusty

175lbs, 23mm tires, 120psi f&r, 21mm tubular...

175lbs, 23mm tires, 120psi f&r, 21mm tubular tires on my track bikes, 180psi.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,817
Posted By krusty

I'm curious as to why your new bike is...

I'm curious as to why your new bike is (relatively speaking) so darn heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,175
Posted By krusty

Odd that everyone says this about latex. I use...

Odd that everyone says this about latex. I use Vittoria latex mostly, as well as many sets of tubulars with latex tubes. I also have a couple of bikes with Conti or Michelin butyl tubes. All my bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-16, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,586
Posted By krusty

Which one fits you best? The helmet that...

Which one fits you best?

The helmet that tests best may not work very well at all in a situation where fit is less than ideal.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By krusty

I think the point was that trying to measure your...

I think the point was that trying to measure your shoulder width, then attempting to choose a bar width based on that measurement is a bit futile, as is the notion that because you have a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By krusty

More room to move between riders in mass start...

More room to move between riders in mass start events, and narrower is more aero as well, as practiced by Tri folks with "closing the cup" posture and alignment on the aero bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By krusty

It didn't say that they would all wear the same...

It didn't say that they would all wear the same size suits, it said that the distance between the shoulder joints varied only a small amount, regardless of how much or how little muscle and fat they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By krusty

I wish I could find the link, but I was reading a...

I wish I could find the link, but I was reading a little while ago about bar width, and one of the things mentioned was that when you measure adult skeletons, the distance between shoulder joints was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-16, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,670
Posted By krusty

Titanium /thread

Titanium

/thread
Replies: 873
Views: 212,426
Posted By krusty

Just finished this one. Rode it on the track...

Just finished this one. Rode it on the track today - absolutely wonderful feel.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d51/krusty666/IMG_0139_zps7w0jvevt.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By krusty

Let me look tomorrow. I seem to recall I had a Ti...

Let me look tomorrow. I seem to recall I had a Ti one out in the garage somewhere in essentially mint condition.

Edit - just found it. It's an 11-21 titanium, but if it'll work for you, it's free.
06-19-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By krusty

I don't know if you've noticed, but if you try to...

I don't know if you've noticed, but if you try to put a new set of nuts on the Ellipse axles, and you buy a normal set of front and rear track nuts, they don't fit the rear. You need 2 sets of front...
Replies: 105
Views: 15,220
Posted By krusty

Could they not get away with using something like...

Could they not get away with using something like Corima, with the Mavic Track bolts and an internal thread?
Replies: 2,495
Views: 243,829
Posted By krusty

Carleton, I love your iPhone apps, but why...

Carleton,
I love your iPhone apps, but why doesn't your gear calculator show the number of skid patches?


:p
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18,740
Views: 3,734,700
Posted By krusty

New Pinarello X-Track frame to go with my Corima...

New Pinarello X-Track frame to go with my Corima disc & 3 wheels. Velodrome as soon as the Rotor crank comes in.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-16, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By krusty

I don't recall the last time the charity ride was...

I don't recall the last time the charity ride was held on a day that didn't rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By krusty

ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By krusty

Definitely a 2-handed operation here...

Definitely a 2-handed operation here...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By krusty

True that

True that
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 314,796
Posted By krusty

We always called it "hockey hair".

We always called it "hockey hair".
05-21-16, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By krusty

Some derailleurs did not bolt on to a hanger....

Some derailleurs did not bolt on to a hanger. They had an integrated hanger that mirrored the dropout. Old school, and low end. Your photo does not show the dropout.

More likely, in that case, it...
05-21-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By krusty

Looks like derailleur cable guides on the rh...

Looks like derailleur cable guides on the rh chain stay. It looks to me like any other Gary Fisher hardtail MTB frame from the 90s.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By krusty

It'll be just fine in the bed of your truck....

It'll be just fine in the bed of your truck. However, when you get on it again, you just never know when that fork will just spontaneously asplode, with a 30ft kill radius.
03-01-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,679
Posted By krusty

About 20yrs ago, I blew a brake hose on my car...

About 20yrs ago, I blew a brake hose on my car one night in Vancouver. I drove it brakeless to Whistler, where I was living at the time. Just the tranny and e-brake to slow down. I feel much the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By krusty

Indeed I have them. PM me. You're lucky - I was...

Indeed I have them. PM me. You're lucky - I was about to use them on my beater bike for the indoor trainer.😀
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,969
Posted By krusty

The noises you are hearing are micro-asplosions....

The noises you are hearing are micro-asplosions. It's only a matter of time until the Big One....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,747
Posted By krusty

Asplosive allegation...

Asplosive allegation...
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