Search: Posts Made By: Lawrence08648
Showing results 1 to 50 of 544
Search took 0.26 seconds.
12-17-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,018
Posted By Lawrence08648

High in protein, low glycemic load, one of the...

High in protein, low glycemic load, one of the oldest grains known to man. Not much of a taste but I use it regularly as a base for a cold salad, grated carrots, diced onions, raisins, peas, black...
12-17-12, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Lawrence08648

The Moosewood Cookbooks are the best, especially...

The Moosewood Cookbooks are the best, especially the first one. They are vegetarian cookbooks.

You do not want foods that have a low glycemic index, you want foods that have a low glycemic load. ...
12-12-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,368
Posted By Lawrence08648

If you want MTB pedals, Crank Brothers, Shimano,...

If you want MTB pedals, Crank Brothers, Shimano, Time ATAC. I've used them all. Advantages/Disadvantages of all of them. I like/hate each of them for different reasons. However, I ride with CB...
Forum: Northeast
11-19-12, 05:32 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 29,323
Posted By Lawrence08648

Keswick Cycle out of Cherry Hill runs group...

Keswick Cycle out of Cherry Hill runs group rides, also go to PrincetonFreeWheeler.com for a list of clubs in NJ. There is one by you, I think it's called the South Jersey Wheelman but there will be...
11-02-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By Lawrence08648

I agree with the previous posts: clean your rims...

I agree with the previous posts: clean your rims using alcohol; clean the brake pads, I use a file or bgendh grinder; check the tightness of your headset by moving the fork back and forth or better...
10-29-12, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,145
Posted By Lawrence08648

Run 90 lbs front and rear with the 28 tires. I'm...

Run 90 lbs front and rear with the 28 tires. I'm 200 lbs and I run 90-100.

15% tire drop is important.

Tires need to flex when you sit on the bike, tires need to flex when you go over bumps. If...
10-02-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By Lawrence08648

Your strong pushing that gear ratio. I run a 26t...

Your strong pushing that gear ratio. I run a 26t with a 50/34, use to be a 52/42/30 and I wish it had been a 50/39/30. I've done 17% grades with the 34/26t. I'm 60 yrs old, 200 lbs.
09-30-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Lawrence08648

I love fresh figs and get them off my tree. There...

I love fresh figs and get them off my tree. There are two types of fig trees, depending upon the climate zone where you live, one needs to be covered, wrapped, during the winter, the other does not....
09-30-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By Lawrence08648

I use different adjusters, they fit into the...

I use different adjusters, they fit into the shifters, still Jagwire. They have a bigger barrel and maybe called STI inline shifters. A friend saw them and asked, they never have lost adjustment. He...
09-20-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Lawrence08648

The plating. When mine is wornout, I replace with...

The plating. When mine is wornout, I replace with a SRAM 950/951
09-20-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Lawrence08648

wheelsmfg has pictures of all of them but it will...

wheelsmfg has pictures of all of them but it will probably fit. Fuji uses the same one now for all their bikes.
08-28-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,855
Posted By Lawrence08648

That pin is there to use as a guide to align the...

That pin is there to use as a guide to align the correct computer grinded angle flats on the chainrings. You may not need them on your tandem.
08-28-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,242
Posted By Lawrence08648

What is difference between road and MTB chain?

Going to an online bike store, they offer Road and MTB chains. What is the difference? Is a MTB chain thicker and heavier so if I use it for a road bike will it last longer or are only the side...
07-17-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By Lawrence08648

1) Tell me about your Forte Pro 2) At your...

1) Tell me about your Forte Pro

2) At your weight, 110 psi is too much for a 25

3) the cracking you see is called checking and it's not completely unusual. Don't worry about it. I had a tire...
07-16-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Lawrence08648

I would buy a cable cutter to get a really nice...

I would buy a cable cutter to get a really nice cut, otherwise use a dremel tool. I would not use wire cutters.

I also use both lined shifter and brake housing. No one uses spiral unlined housing...
07-10-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By Lawrence08648

You can do nothing or you can remove, clean, and...

You can do nothing or you can remove, clean, and regrease, and everything will be fine again. You don't need to replace the headset.
07-10-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By Lawrence08648

Switch pads to KoolStop salmon.

Switch pads to KoolStop salmon.
07-06-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Lawrence08648

You got the old style grip shifters, the newer...

You got the old style grip shifters, the newer ones are easier to install cables. For MTBiking, I like twist grip shifters better than the trigger. I like the trigger shifters for hybrids and such
07-05-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Lawrence08648

Don't look at the temperature, low at the dew...

Don't look at the temperature, low at the dew index. That determines what is suffocating or not
07-05-12, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Lawrence08648

You need a medium or long cage derailleur.

You need a medium or long cage derailleur.
07-01-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,976
Posted By Lawrence08648

I use duct tape and tyvek. Put a piece of duct...

I use duct tape and tyvek. Put a piece of duct tape over the hole or slit, then put the tyvek on top, then cover again with a piece of duct tape. Cheap, non expensive, works, lightweight.
06-26-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Lawrence08648

To answer your question, I had the same problem. ...

To answer your question, I had the same problem. Crank Brothers took care of it.
06-13-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Lawrence08648

For non experience riders or newbies, I always...

For non experience riders or newbies, I always recommend MTB pedals and MTB shoes. They are double sided. Shimano SPD's and clones are very easy to get in to and reasonably easy to get out of. They...
06-13-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,414
Posted By Lawrence08648

My LBS has an impact gun. I'm just a backyard...

My LBS has an impact gun. I'm just a backyard mechanic and I have an impact gun. Why doesn't or didn't your LBS use or have an impact gun? Bring your frame to your car mechanic or tire shop and ask...
06-13-12, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,441
Posted By Lawrence08648

You want the proper chain length. If you have an...

You want the proper chain length. If you have an extra chain, use that as a guide. Put it on the large and large, count the # of links, and then count the # of links on the existing chain. If it...
06-13-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By Lawrence08648

1st cyclocross bike, brake post problem & brake noise

1st cyclocross bike, I'm an experienced mechanic but not with cyclocross bikes.

I just finished building the bike from frame up. Other than the handlebars, seat, seat post, and brakes, it's a new...
06-04-12, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Lawrence08648

Here's a picture of the knicker shorts, Hoss...

Here's a picture of the knicker shorts, Hoss Ponderosa Knicker shorts. In the picture to me they don't look very baggy but they are huge, you can put an elephant in them. They feel comfortable with...
05-31-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Lawrence08648

Got knickers, BAGGY! All like that?

I'm a road rider during the summer and a MTB rider in cooler and cold weather. My old pair of bib shorts are ripped to shreds from riding in the woods so now I've been wearing regular shorts over my...
05-27-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Lawrence08648

Install plastic tire liners between the tube and...

Install plastic tire liners between the tube and the tire.

Buy thicker tubes, thorn resistant, 1.6mm thick compared to normal .9mm
05-19-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,337
Posted By Lawrence08648

difference between bottom and top swing front derailleurs

What is the difference between bottom and top swing derailleurs?

I just bought a cyclocross bike and discovered because of the cabling that I won't be able to use my front road derailleur and need...
05-11-12, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Lawrence08648

Snap closed? Make sure the spring on the pedal...

Snap closed? Make sure the spring on the pedal isn't broken. The 4 cages on the pedals should have the same spacing. If you can move any 2 cages together, the spring is broken.
05-05-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,297
Posted By Lawrence08648

Your mechanic is incompetent and it should never...

Your mechanic is incompetent and it should never have happened. I tighten all headsets using a torque wrench.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Lawrence08648

30.8 seatpost for a road bike

A friend dropped off his bike at my house today. While there, I noticed his seatpost was large than mine, 30.8. Is this going to become the standard for road bikes?
05-01-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Lawrence08648

9th smallest cog, good advice so far. You have to...

9th smallest cog, good advice so far. You have to make sure you have enough slack in the cable, if so, it's a high screw adjustment; if not, you need to turn the cable adjuster at the derailleur in,...
04-28-12, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,161
Posted By Lawrence08648

The hardest part is determining the spoke length....

The hardest part is determining the spoke length. Then contrary to many posters, I won't build a wheel without a tensionmeter.
04-23-12, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,049
Posted By Lawrence08648

I use lacquer thinner, works well.

I use lacquer thinner, works well.
04-23-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Lawrence08648

Looks like cartridge to me.

Looks like cartridge to me.
04-23-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,583
Posted By Lawrence08648

I'd go with turn down handlebars, racing type,...

I'd go with turn down handlebars, racing type, more comfortable for riding, better body positioning, better hand and arm positioning.

I grip my brake levers with all my fingers, not just two with...
04-22-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Lawrence08648

Easiest pedals to get in and out of are Crank...

Easiest pedals to get in and out of are Crank Brothers. SPDs are like cutting Italian bread with a knife, Crank Brothers are like cutting butter on a 100 degree day. Both easy, one easier than the...
04-22-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Lawrence08648

You never want to stretch cold muscles. You...

You never want to stretch cold muscles. You always want to stretch warm muscles. Do an easy warmout ride before riding. Stretching is best after the workout. You can get a better stretch with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,712
Posted By Lawrence08648

I buy them online at Performance or Nashbar and...

I buy them online at Performance or Nashbar and try to get a $80-$100 pair of shorts on sale for $35-$40. I only buy bib shorts because they don't ride down, and they cover my back from cold air...
04-18-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Lawrence08648

Nashbar and Performance have the best prices for...

Nashbar and Performance have the best prices for helmets and shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-12, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,610
Posted By Lawrence08648

I think the Specialized BG shoes are terrific. ...

I think the Specialized BG shoes are terrific.

I think some orthotics are terrific and should be considered by everyone.

I think custom orthotics where they take a cast of your foot are...
04-13-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By Lawrence08648

All BB30 the same?

For "older" bb, you have square, ISIS, Octalink, other, and none of them interchange with the other cranks, they are crank specific. With BB30 threaded, not press fit, do all cranks now finally...
04-13-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Lawrence08648

Frame build order 1 1/8" x 1.5 tapered?

For road bikes, or all bikes? is the 1 1/8" straight headtube being replaced by 1 1/8" x 1.5" tapered headtube? Does this give additional support to the fork? Do you think it's safer when you have a...
04-11-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Lawrence08648

If you are talking about moving down to a smaller...

If you are talking about moving down to a smaller cog size, then your cable is not tight enough. Turn the cable adjustment nut at the derailleur out 1/4 of a turn or so.
04-11-12, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,776
Posted By Lawrence08648

Yes, the Salmon Eagle 2 pads. I had Tektro brakes...

Yes, the Salmon Eagle 2 pads. I had Tektro brakes on my road bike and switched to Shimano brake pads and I stopped much quicker. I then switched to the Kool Stop Salmon and even stopped quicker....
04-09-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By Lawrence08648

All good advice BUT if a wheel is properly built,...

All good advice BUT if a wheel is properly built, you won't experience a broken spoke. Wrong. A wheel has to match the rider's weight and the roads he rides. If a wheel has only 24 spokes and is a...
04-08-12, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,158
Posted By Lawrence08648

Might be better instead of using 2 wedges, use a...

Might be better instead of using 2 wedges, use a wedge cut from one piece of wood with a slot in it that will just fit around the crank, then drill a hole sideways through the wood and put a bolt...
04-08-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,158
Posted By Lawrence08648

3 choices I can think of. 1) but a bottom...

3 choices I can think of.

1) but a bottom tap and try to retap it. It has to be a bottom tap, not a regular tap.

2) cut some wooded wedges and put them behind the crank and bang them in from...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 544
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.