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07-31-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By filly

Peugot

You'll get dropped on the hybrid before you can say, "what happened?"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

yeah, i know. i should get my head...

yeah, i know. i should get my head examined...what was i thinking?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

yeah, forget about it. i'll chase moose in my...

yeah, forget about it. i'll chase moose in my running shoes instead. thanks for the numbers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

you got lucky. should be $80 each way. plus,...

you got lucky. should be $80 each way. plus, some monkey gets to open your case and not give a crap about how it's packed after they move things around in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

yeah, this is what I was thinking of doing. like...

yeah, this is what I was thinking of doing. like i asked botto, what about going to alaska? i'm headed that way for work in a couple of weeks. will be there almost 3 weeks...would love to have my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

ok, first trip is to alaska, after the 4th. this...

ok, first trip is to alaska, after the 4th. this will have to go by air, right? that $40 is probably now out the window?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

ehhh, would rather not buy another bike.

ehhh, would rather not buy another bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

Understand, yet it's contradictory to what a lot...

Understand, yet it's contradictory to what a lot of folks are posting. Colorado Cyclist even advertises the case (as with the other cases they carry) as "Sized for UPS -- $39," or something along...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

Sorry, forgot to mention...this was at the FedEx...

Sorry, forgot to mention...this was at the FedEx site.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By filly

Pleae explain why shipping my bike doesn't add up...

with all the searches I've done on this forum. Considering buying a Trico hard case. Dimensions are 47x31x11. Weight is 31 lbs. Let's say the packaged bike will weigh 55 lbs. From previous...
02-25-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By filly

i don't ride in the rain. i'm too anal about...

i don't ride in the rain. i'm too anal about cleanup, so it's too much of a chore for me.
08-14-06, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By filly

Pipe down winers...I live in New Orleans. As hot...

Pipe down winers...I live in New Orleans. As hot as Texas with more humidity, trash (people and garbage) everywhere, and nowhere to ride. Counting the nanoseconds till I move this spring.
04-19-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By filly

Yep, you don't keep removing/installing "master"...

Yep, you don't keep removing/installing "master" pins, or more accurately, replacement pins. You gotta go to another link with a standard pin and remove that one. Then you need to drive in a...
04-17-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By filly

I follow HillRider's routine. I install the new...

I follow HillRider's routine. I install the new chain, then take a rag with mineral spirits and wipe it down. I do this after the first couple of rides, and it's good to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,384
Posted By filly

That's just how it is, man. In cycling, 2nd is...

That's just how it is, man. In cycling, 2nd is the first loser. Aside from any points you might receive for upgrading or some other "ranking" competition, 1st is the only place that matters. You...
04-09-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By filly

Race went OK. From my post, I know it sounds like...

Race went OK. From my post, I know it sounds like a Cat 5 newbie question. This was actually a Cat 1/2/3 RR, and I'm a new 3. I know generally how to ride w/ a team, but I wasn't exactly sure on...
04-08-06, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By filly

Input please, ASAP

Road race tomorrow, 70 miles. Couldn't make the crit today, but my one and only teammate took 1st. He and I will both be racing tomorrow. How should I race in order to not be detrimental to him...
04-07-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By filly

1/8" is too much

replace at 1/16"
03-10-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By filly

reading your guys' reports, it sounds like i had...

reading your guys' reports, it sounds like i had it pegged pretty well. at least you guys had fun doing it.
03-08-06, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

I'm just gonna file the offending teeth a bit.

I'm just gonna file the offending teeth a bit.
03-08-06, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

See, when I look at that last pic, and look at...

See, when I look at that last pic, and look at the cog spacing by focusing in on the top of the pic using the black background to see the spacing, I can see that the gap is smaller b/w the 15/16 than...
03-08-06, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

Here's some pics. You can see where the pins are...

Here's some pics. You can see where the pins are resting on top of the tooth/teeth. THis is just for a second until the cassette rotates enough and the pins fall off the teeth. This is what's...
03-08-06, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

Here's the exploded view: ...

Here's the exploded view:

http://hallman.msdesign.fi/pdf/rataspakat/CS-6500.pdf

As you can see, the spacers are all the same. Here's another questions. I looked at the 12-25 cassette on my...
03-08-06, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

Actually, the cassette is Ultegra, but that...

Actually, the cassette is Ultegra, but that shouldn't matter.
03-08-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

By the way, the spacer says "9s" on it, so it's...

By the way, the spacer says "9s" on it, so it's the correct spacer. (9s meaning 9 speed)
03-08-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

Nope. Double chainring up front. To illustrate...

Nope. Double chainring up front. To illustrate this again. When in the 16t in back, regardless of big or small chainring in front, the chain pins catch at certain points on the teeth of the 15t...
03-07-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

I'll check this out. I only recall this...

I'll check this out.

I only recall this problem after taking the cassette off another wheel and putting it on a new wheel.
03-07-06, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By filly

Chain makes noise on middle cog only

Shimano 9 speed, all D/A. Drivetrain runs smooth except for the middle cog. Upon inspection, I can see that the chain pins are catching on the teeth of the adjacent outboard cog. It's as though...
03-01-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By filly

Check out my club's site: ...

Check out my club's site: http://www.neworleansbicycleclub.org/schedule.htm

Scroll down to April and you'll find the link. I'll be there.
02-26-06, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By filly

I can't search the forums

I have never been able to search, except for a couple of times. I keep getting "cannot find server". This has been happening ever since I started visiting the site. I've successfully searched...
02-23-06, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,886
Posted By filly

Well, I've got an EC90 SL, and it's clearcoated. ...

Well, I've got an EC90 SL, and it's clearcoated. I would imagine the SLX is the same. That said, my SL is brand new, with about 9 inches of steerer left (I cut it too short). If interested, let me...
02-19-06, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By filly

Any suggestions? They're brand new.

Any suggestions? They're brand new.
02-19-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By filly

I can turn it about 270 degrees before it...

I can turn it about 270 degrees before it stops...that can't be right.
02-19-06, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By filly

Oh, and is the left shifter supposed to feel...

Oh, and is the left shifter supposed to feel ratchety, or "indexed" as well? Mine does.
02-19-06, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By filly

First-time bar end shifter user...question.

I'm building up a TT bike, and I started installing the D/A 10 spd bar end shifters yesterday. The instruction sheet says that to use index mode for the rear, line up the SIS arrow with the red...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-06, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By filly

Also, I'm getting grief when I post...like just...

Also, I'm getting grief when I post...like just now when I started this thread. It says, "Sorry, the administrators won't let you post until 30 seconds after your last post." Hmmm, last time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-06, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By filly

Why can't I friggin' search BF???

Every time I try, I get a "page cannot be displayed." I have no problem navigating the site, but ever since I started visiting BF, I have not been able to search.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-06, 11:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,080
Posted By filly

ahhhh! hair shorts? say it ain't so. go up to...

ahhhh! hair shorts? say it ain't so. go up to the crotch, man. don't "stop short" like Castanza's dad says...wait, he was talking about when driving...never mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By filly

I just shipped a frame via FedEx last week to CA...

I just shipped a frame via FedEx last week to CA from LA with $200 insurance...$27 + change. You have to ensure that you're not going to Mail Boxes, Etc., Expres Pak N Ship, or any other shipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

Gracias. I think it'll look even nicer when this...

Gracias. I think it'll look even nicer when this black tape is due for replacement, and I put on white tape...my all time fav.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-06, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

I think I'll email them letting them know about...

I think I'll email them letting them know about the wheel and that I'll wish to return it should it not stay in true. That way, it's on "record" now, as opposed to bringing it up for the first time...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-06, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

Maybe I'll hang on to them. The ones that came...

Maybe I'll hang on to them. The ones that came on the Le Champ were horrible. When braking for an extended period (5 seconds or so), a noise would produce from the pads. I had little shards of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

hey, ravenmore. let's just say, hypothetically,...

hey, ravenmore. let's just say, hypothetically, that this wheel needs truing often. in other words, it won't stay put. what do you think bikesdirect would do about it? not answer my emails? tell...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

this is how i left it tonight...i'm anal, so it...

this is how i left it tonight...i'm anal, so it takes me a while to build up a bike. i tell you what, though, being that this is my first tt bike, i think a fair form of torture would be to sentence...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

if you buy a bike pre-built, or mostly pre-built,...

if you buy a bike pre-built, or mostly pre-built, strip it down first and check things over. make sure bolts are greased and things are torqued properly. i pulled the fork and found all kinds of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

tektro brakes...not too bad...i'll be keeping...

tektro brakes...not too bad...i'll be keeping them, but i already changed out the pads...the tektro ones are junk, really make some dust and eat rims for breakfast.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

please take your "size" sticker off your...

please take your "size" sticker off your frame...one of the first things i did...along with the el cheapo tin foil motobecane head badge that was held on with some foam adhesive...tacky.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

xero xr-1 front wheel...smooth, smooth hubs. ...

xero xr-1 front wheel...smooth, smooth hubs. spin way longer than my velomax circuits. rear wheel needed truing (i hate that). i hate having to true a brand new wheel, especially when some say...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

put on the workstand this afternoon...leftover...

put on the workstand this afternoon...leftover packaging still attached from last night
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-06, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By filly

ohh, wait a second, calling me a photographer...

ohh, wait a second, calling me a photographer because i didn't take any pics. that whole sarcasm thing. gotcha. i'll get pics up soon.
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