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09-03-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By seawind161

I wouldn't ride without my mirror. I catch...

I wouldn't ride without my mirror. I catch myself looking for it sometimes when I'm just walking.
The RPG is a good idea, too, heheheh...
08-21-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By seawind161

Bolt cutters, angle grinder, Dremel tool?

Bolt cutters, angle grinder, Dremel tool?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-10, 04:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,855
Posted By seawind161

I chased a beer truck once. The reward seemed...

I chased a beer truck once. The reward seemed worth the effort, but it was too fast for me.:(
08-16-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,160
Posted By seawind161

Not to split hairs, but if you are on the right...

Not to split hairs, but if you are on the right side of the road, and the car nearest you is going 60, and you are going 16, then the closing speed is 44mph, not 90mph. If you are watching them come...
08-16-10, 04:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,160
Posted By seawind161

Interesting. And would those cars be operating...

Interesting. And would those cars be operating within the speed limit?
And if you "calmly watch as 2 cars come passing at me at 90 mph", doesn't that mean you're riding on the wrong side of the...
08-16-10, 04:03 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,160
Posted By seawind161

In the past couple of years I have been grossly...

In the past couple of years I have been grossly inconvenienced by school buses, garbage trucks, emergency vehicles, trains, people crossing the street, school crossing guards, rent-a-cops at church...
08-15-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,761
Posted By seawind161

Good question, and since it's been a while since...

Good question, and since it's been a while since I had a Deore hub apart, I couldn't remember why I was so convinced.
But if you go to Shimano's Tech docs for the two, it turns out that the M-756...
08-15-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,830
Posted By seawind161

[QUOTE=forgewithinfire;11272995]I have tried...

[QUOTE=forgewithinfire;11272995]I have tried everything you guys suggested, aside from sanding the rim. I wish I could use v-brakes, but having drop handlebars nixes that option. Paul makes a "Brake...
08-15-10, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,761
Posted By seawind161

The XT seals are much better. The price...

The XT seals are much better. The price difference is minimal, compared to the cost of building the wheel.
08-15-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

Clearly a frustrated/out-of-work Ad Agency...

Clearly a frustrated/out-of-work Ad Agency copywriter, although not a very good one.
My favorite parts:

The luxuriousness of steel is inconsolable (I'd be "inconsolable, too, if I paid $16,000...
08-12-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,863
Posted By seawind161

Profile Design

A thumbs-up for Profile Design: I have a half-dozen of their "Kage" bottle cages, the ones that use a rubber o-ring as part of their retention system.

On a couple of the older cages, the...
08-10-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

It IS rare: a race bike with a kickstand... And...

It IS rare: a race bike with a kickstand...
And a sheet-metal pieplate.
08-08-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By seawind161

Makes sense, I guess. Never would have expected...

Makes sense, I guess. Never would have expected it, though.
Thanks.
08-08-10, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By seawind161

Weird GPS/Computer Interaction

I have a Garmin Vista HCx mounted next to a Sigma BC1606L DTS wireless computer. I've always run the GPS on rechargeable NiMH batteries and everything worked well.

Yesterday I put alkaline...
08-05-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

Paired with the photo of the other end of the...

Paired with the photo of the other end of the tube, it allows you to see the actual measurement of the tube length.
Very useful, compared to the usual 3"shot of a tape held beside the tube, where...
08-02-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

How do you spell it? Let me count the ways:

SWINN super matic- freestyle - $300 (Decatur)

Date: 2010-08-02, 6:32PM EDT
Reply to: sale-xxxxx-1877289180@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?...
07-31-10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,818
Posted By seawind161

I agree wholeheartedly. And is traffic...

I agree wholeheartedly.

And is traffic really that much of a problem in a town of 1,600 people spread over 6 square miles? I think the true agenda here is more like "Yew ain't like me, is yew,...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 27,544
Posted By seawind161

Feeling absolute lust for that bike. Carry...

Feeling absolute lust for that bike.

Carry on.
07-27-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,040
Posted By seawind161

I've often thought about getting a jersey made up...

I've often thought about getting a jersey made up with "POLItE" printed on it with the "t" much smaller than the other letters.
Forum: Commuting
07-27-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,115
Posted By seawind161

LOL, reminds me of JoeyBike's...

LOL, reminds me of JoeyBike's "meanderthals".
07-27-10, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

Uhhh, thanks but NO THANKS!!! (BF censored the...

Uhhh, thanks but NO THANKS!!! (BF censored the ad- the guy is offering to "throw in a $hit for free". http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/bik/1866253009.html)

ANSWER RACING PANTS MEN - $40 (ALL...
07-18-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

Brakes Squeaking? Read on: LOOKING TO SELL...

Brakes Squeaking? Read on:

LOOKING TO SELL - $60 (acworth ga)

Date: 2010-07-18, 11:05AM EDT
Reply to: sale-dxcyq-1849348244@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?...
07-17-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By seawind161

Old sweatshirts/pants.

Old sweatshirts/pants.
07-17-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By seawind161

Neither bar end is shifting? Are they pulling...

Neither bar end is shifting? Are they pulling cable (when disconnected from derailleur) when you operate them? Are you sure you have the cable threaded through the shifter(s) correctly?
07-17-10, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

A classic. This guy has obviously read a lot of...

A classic. This guy has obviously read a lot of other people's ads and had the same :rolleyes: reaction as most of us...
07-15-10, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By seawind161

Time elapsed between reading this and doing the...

Time elapsed between reading this and doing the same to mine? Less than 2 minutes. Excellent idea!
07-12-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

But it has an adjustable seat post! And a...

But it has an adjustable seat post! And a removable front tire- that oughtta be worth SOMETHING...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-10, 03:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,642
Posted By seawind161

I mostly prefer solo- I think of it as Rotational...

I mostly prefer solo- I think of it as Rotational Therapy. After a couple hours the monkey mind fades away and it's all tire hum and wind noise.

And I don't have to sit in the parking lot for 30...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,786
Posted By seawind161

Shouting "NO" may work if you never ride out of...

Shouting "NO" may work if you never ride out of suburbia, and never have contact with other than housepets. Don't rely on it in the country.

Be aware that a dog doesn't have to bite you to cause...
06-27-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

And you can "SEND TEXMENSAJ" if you are really...

And you can "SEND TEXMENSAJ" if you are really interested. :rolleyes:
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By seawind161

I'm betting you're going be wet any way it goes. ...

I'm betting you're going be wet any way it goes. Around here, putting on rain gear just means you're going to be soaked in sweat instead of rainwater. Maybe a couple of spare dry shorts in...
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By seawind161

Thanks so much for planting the seed of an idea! ...

Thanks so much for planting the seed of an idea!

Since I returned to riding 3 years ago, I accepted (reluctantly) the new "Depends-Style" padding in riding shorts and the idea that lubricants...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By seawind161

Limit screws? Edit- Sorry, rudetay beat me...

Limit screws?

Edit- Sorry, rudetay beat me to it.
Forum: Commuting
06-19-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,599
Posted By seawind161

Glad for ya, but we're sure gonna miss the vids!

Glad for ya, but we're sure gonna miss the vids!
06-17-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

Heck, that pie plate would bring $10 in scrap all...

Heck, that pie plate would bring $10 in scrap all by itself, LOL.
Forum: Commuting
06-11-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By seawind161

I'll put in a vote here for the Travel Contacts. ...

I'll put in a vote here for the Travel Contacts. Decent rolling resistance and good flat resistance.
They seem to last forever- make the Energizer Bunny look like a quitter.
I use them on...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,878
Posted By seawind161

Yes- this time. But by reporting the incident...

Yes- this time. But by reporting the incident you get it on record. If you aren't the first, then there's a pattern. If he does it to someone else and they report it, then there's a pattern.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By seawind161

Hereby nominated for Post-of-the-Month!

Hereby nominated for Post-of-the-Month!
Forum: Commuting
05-21-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By seawind161

Did I miss something about why Joey hasn't posted...

Did I miss something about why Joey hasn't posted recently?
05-03-10, 02:07 PM
04-28-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,758
Posted By seawind161

Please, someone, tell me I'm not the only one who...

Please, someone, tell me I'm not the only one who can do 99% of a build without problems, and then install the bottle cages upside down... :o
Forum: Commuting
03-12-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,617
Posted By seawind161

You said it- project an image. They're...

You said it- project an image. They're projecting, you're livin' it!
03-11-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By seawind161

Ummm, yes. Burning calories, i.e. adding thermal...

Ummm, yes. Burning calories, i.e. adding thermal energy to the system, in one instance warms that system. Got it.

But in another instance, burning calories, i.e. adding thermal energy to the...
03-11-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By seawind161

Care to elaborate? Warming water to body...

Care to elaborate?

Warming water to body temperature requires an input of heat. The body makes heat by burning calories.

Did you ever swallow an ice cube? Did you then crap that ice...
03-10-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By seawind161

Hey, cut the OP some slack! He didn't say you...

Hey, cut the OP some slack! He didn't say you were going to get skinny that way, but his basic physics is sound.

Of course, you're going to have to drink a LOT of ice water to burn off the...
03-10-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,560
Posted By seawind161

I quit so many years ago I can't remember exactly...

I quit so many years ago I can't remember exactly when it was. Several things helped me:

- Remember that by quitting you are rewarding yourself, not depriving yourself. You are dumping an...
03-04-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By seawind161

Here's a recent post that may be relevant: ...

Here's a recent post that may be relevant:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?626050-Master-clense
Might want to go light on the cayenne pepper... :lol:
Replies: 42
Views: 2,951
Posted By seawind161

LOL, mentally tough or not, I think I'd have to...

LOL, mentally tough or not, I think I'd have to take that as some kind of sign! :twitchy:
02-14-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17,410
Views: 2,665,102
Posted By seawind161

Why, from "Cow Hollow", of course. Didn't you...

Why, from "Cow Hollow", of course. Didn't you read the ad? :D

Besides, it has "700-cc hi-performance tires". What more could you want for $200?
02-13-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,552
Posted By seawind161

^^^ This is what works for me. Flush the grit...

^^^ This is what works for me. Flush the grit out, squeeze the plates and it comes right apart.
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