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Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,780
Posted By MrCharlie

What is going on here?

What is going on here?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,929
Posted By MrCharlie

I've got it on two pairs of my enves...never gave...

I've got it on two pairs of my enves...never gave it much thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-17, 06:50 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 40,588
Posted By MrCharlie

This all makes me kind of depressed. Not because...

This all makes me kind of depressed. Not because I don't own all of this, but because I already own too much.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,747
Posted By MrCharlie

Buffalo, NY, that is

Buffalo, NY, that is
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-17, 06:36 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,747
Posted By MrCharlie

I'm from Toledo, but I've been living in Buffalo...

I'm from Toledo, but I've been living in Buffalo for a few years. That's really the only worthwhile shop in town, from what I've seen.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,747
Posted By MrCharlie

Is that the outside of Bikeworks, or whatever...

Is that the outside of Bikeworks, or whatever they're calling it these days?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By MrCharlie

Gertrude? That you?

Gertrude? That you?
03-07-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By MrCharlie

My guess is that you are doing something...

My guess is that you are doing something terribly, terribly wrong, Toledo Tom. Both in setting up the derailleur and in life more generally.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,786
Posted By MrCharlie

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sl63oVX-JQ

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sl63oVX-JQ
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,429
Posted By MrCharlie

The cock put on my bike is too stretched out.

The cock put on my bike is too stretched out.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-16, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,184
Posted By MrCharlie

This is definitely my experience as well.

This is definitely my experience as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,184
Posted By MrCharlie

Just my experience, but, at the time I bought it,...

Just my experience, but, at the time I bought it, only four years or so ago, my frame that had cracked was the heaviest road model being sold.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,184
Posted By MrCharlie

Google "cracked titanium frame." One of the...

Google "cracked titanium frame." One of the companies you mentioned will come up a bunch, the other, last I checked, once. It happened to me with a Chattanooga frame. I've seen at least five more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By MrCharlie

Is he talking about a Specialized branded...

Is he talking about a Specialized branded compression plug, maybe?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By MrCharlie

Tree Fort Bikes sells bags of 20 on the cheap too.

Tree Fort Bikes sells bags of 20 on the cheap too.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,769
Posted By MrCharlie

It doesn't take it into account, no, but it...

It doesn't take it into account, no, but it eliminates it from the equation, so to say.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,769
Posted By MrCharlie

Because your position relative to the bottom...

Because your position relative to the bottom bracket changes with seat tube angle....you have to account for this by moving the saddle. Stick with reach and drop measurements.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By MrCharlie

My god...do you work for Mavic or something?

My god...do you work for Mavic or something?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,583
Posted By MrCharlie

Always put the tire with the least wear in front....

Always put the tire with the least wear in front. When a rear wears out, put a new tire on the front and put the old front on the rear. Seems counterintuitive since the rear wears faster, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,458
Posted By MrCharlie

Yea, interesting no one has talked about Phil,...

Yea, interesting no one has talked about Phil, the orginal $600 hubset. Or, maybe not so interesting as the Phil road hubs are quite a bit heavier than hubs, like the WI, that are really only less...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,206
Posted By MrCharlie

I'm kind of invested in the whole Chris King...

I'm kind of invested in the whole Chris King system at this point, owning the hub tool and all. I also enjoy time spent wrenching. But, I don't think that this is an unreasonable take on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,206
Posted By MrCharlie

I have two sets and love them. But, they are...

I have two sets and love them. But, they are kind of high maintenance. First, the bearing preload on the rear isn't exactly set-and-forget. King recommends adjusting it after the first ride, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,752
Posted By MrCharlie

Do you guys remember the Major who was around for...

Do you guys remember the Major who was around for like two days a year ago? Was real big on bragging about how he made so much money in the army and all us chumps paid his salary with our taxes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By MrCharlie

How has this thread, no matter if sincere, not...

How has this thread, no matter if sincere, not happened until just now? Awesome.
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

Maybe try not posting after you've been drinking.

Maybe try not posting after you've been drinking.
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

Nice. Couldn't let it die without insulting...

Nice. Couldn't let it die without insulting someone, huh?

How have you managed to stick around for 1600 posts?
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

ok.

ok.
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

I'll assume you are being sarcastic, and thus...

I'll assume you are being sarcastic, and thus that they've won you over with their salt of the earth charm.
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

I'm not following you here.

I'm not following you here.
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

Perhaps my "we have good customer service because...

Perhaps my "we have good customer service because we say so..." can also be phrased as "we have good customer service unless you aren't a push over..."
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

People often talk about bike shops being snobby,...

People often talk about bike shops being snobby, etc. In my experience, there are two distinct types of bike shop snobbery. The sort typically complained about is that folks working at bike shops...
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

I don't agree with you, but even if I gave you...

I don't agree with you, but even if I gave you this one, their dismissal of my questions about the warranty work were absolutely out of line. My dealer had squat to do with the jigging, welding, and...
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

Nah, you really just need to experience the...

Nah, you really just need to experience the particular form of run-around Lynskey dishes out to get it. It really is maddening.

To replace the Lynskey I got a Moots. The shop I ordered it from...
Replies: 66
Views: 11,951
Posted By MrCharlie

OP-- I'm with you here. I have had similar...

OP--

I'm with you here. I have had similar dealings with Lynskey, Don in particular. I bought a Cooper frame through my local dealer three years ago. Taking their claims of great customer...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,259
Posted By MrCharlie

A new Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan saga?

A new Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan saga?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,544
Posted By MrCharlie

I know that bike. Its actually painted Ti.

I know that bike. Its actually painted Ti.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,023
Posted By MrCharlie

That sounds like a very strangely constructed...

That sounds like a very strangely constructed bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,604
Posted By MrCharlie

I've got a mio. Never used a chest strap, so I...

I've got a mio. Never used a chest strap, so I can't compare. But I've yet to have a single problem with the mio.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-15, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,980
Posted By MrCharlie

How about Gunnar steel?

How about Gunnar steel?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,630
Posted By MrCharlie

Those were being built. Don't worry, I'm an...

Those were being built. Don't worry, I'm an expert on the illustrious Major.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,630
Posted By MrCharlie

This thread was so much better last night. Can...

This thread was so much better last night. Can we get the Major back? I want him brought back every morning so we can have fun getting him banned every evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By MrCharlie

Call me paranoid, but I think there is something...

Call me paranoid, but I think there is something more going on here. With the OP now responding and playing dumb, I kind of feel like his intention was to get us all up-in-arms and indignant about...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,630
Posted By MrCharlie

This was awesome, by the way. I had already...

This was awesome, by the way. I had already thought of him as a fat Freddie Mercury, but the "beaten to death part" had me laughing hysterically.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 11:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,630
Posted By MrCharlie

Asking for my pic over the internet now? What did...

Asking for my pic over the internet now? What did I tell you about trying to pick me up?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 11:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,630
Posted By MrCharlie

Oooo I'm scarred!

Oooo I'm scarred!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 11:46 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,630
Posted By MrCharlie

Guy's name is Chris Frisbie. I do wonder if...

Guy's name is Chris Frisbie. I do wonder if anyone might be interested in knowing he is being so flippant in regards to the relationship between people's taxes and his well-publicized salary.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,630
Posted By MrCharlie

425306 This is who we are dealing with, by...

425306

This is who we are dealing with, by the way. Taken from one of his other threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By MrCharlie

Right. So what's really going on here?

Right. So what's really going on here?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By MrCharlie

What just happened here?

What just happened here?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 10:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,970
Posted By MrCharlie

Contact you? Buddy, if you're trying to pick me...

Contact you? Buddy, if you're trying to pick me up, I've got tto tell you, you're going about it the wrong way. Is this what the whole thing about my mom's basement and meeting dudes on the internet...
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