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Forum: Commuting
11-30-04, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Trek Rider

Why resurrect an almost 5 year old thread?

Why resurrect an almost 5 year old thread?
11-29-04, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Trek Rider

I've seen people here wear a full face motorcycle...

I've seen people here wear a full face motorcycle helmet riding a bicycle. One of them is a woman in her 60's. Wear whatever works for you and who cares what people think.
Forum: Commuting
11-29-04, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By Trek Rider

When I has hit by a car in NY, I was told by the...

When I has hit by a car in NY, I was told by the hospital to notify my insurance co. to get the claim in the "system". They denied it within an hour and contacted the insurance co. of the lady that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-04, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Trek Rider

Most drivers have no clue where their vehicle...

Most drivers have no clue where their vehicle starts/ends. When that same driver is pulling a trailer that is wider than their vehicle, that combination can have some bad consequences. That is partly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-04, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
Posted By Trek Rider

Must be for the new 2 or 3 speed bikes they are...

Must be for the new 2 or 3 speed bikes they are coming out with. :D
09-25-04, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Trek Rider

Pop off the caps and tighten the screws...

Pop off the caps and tighten the screws underneath them that hold the clip that the cap snaps onto.
Forum: Introductions
09-24-04, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Trek Rider

Welcome fellow Rochesterian.

Welcome fellow Rochesterian.
09-22-04, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By Trek Rider

I hope that Cal-Trans comes thru with the money...

I hope that Cal-Trans comes thru with the money to replace your rim.
09-21-04, 08:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,996
Posted By Trek Rider

You said this better than I could have.

You said this better than I could have.
09-21-04, 07:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,996
Posted By Trek Rider

I read the whole post and understood the car ran...

I read the whole post and understood the car ran into the van. Even so, you ran into the back of her car which means that you were either traveling too close to stop in time, or not paying attention....
09-21-04, 07:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,996
Posted By Trek Rider

I'm glad you are ok and wern't hurt. ...

I'm glad you are ok and wern't hurt.



You ran into the back of her car and now you want someone to buy you a new fork and wheel? Pardon my ignorance but I don't see how this was her fault.
09-20-04, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Trek Rider

Is it your lock?

Is it your lock?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-04, 09:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,559
Posted By Trek Rider

The smallest 130 BCD ring I've seen has 38 teeth,...

The smallest 130 BCD ring I've seen has 38 teeth, Not much of a change.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-04, 08:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,559
Posted By Trek Rider

I'm thinking he wants the 53-11.

I'm thinking he wants the 53-11.
09-20-04, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By Trek Rider

Why were you riding so close to the curb? It...

Why were you riding so close to the curb? It looks to me that for you to have run over the grate, you were less than 12 inches from the curb. I won't ride over any drainage grate, and if that means I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-04, 10:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,440
Posted By Trek Rider

All of my century rides have been on a double....

All of my century rides have been on a double. Including one with 7600 feet of climbing with a max grade of 16%.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-04, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,300
Posted By Trek Rider

2 feet is a lot of space where I ride. The cars...

2 feet is a lot of space where I ride. The cars have to be within 6-9 inches before I get annoyed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-04, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Trek Rider

Trek did not offer a 2100 from at least...

Trek did not offer a 2100 from at least 2001-2003. I am not sure about 2000.
09-16-04, 09:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,446
Posted By Trek Rider

I treat them as a pedestrian and go past them on...

I treat them as a pedestrian and go past them on my right.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-04, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By Trek Rider

My dealings with the insurance company after...

My dealings with the insurance company after getting hit 2 years ago was that they would pay for a comparable new bike if mine was totaled.
Forum: Foo
09-10-04, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Trek Rider

Thanks.

Thanks.
09-08-04, 09:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,768
Posted By Trek Rider

New York State Consolidated Laws : Vehicle &...

New York State Consolidated Laws : Vehicle & Traffic

ARTICLE 34
OPERATION OF BICYCLES AND PLAY DEVICES

Section 1236. Lamps and other equipment on bicycles.

c) Every bicycle shall be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-04, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Trek Rider

They only charge you for what is shipped. Once...

They only charge you for what is shipped. Once the stand is shipped, they will charge your card for that.
08-31-04, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By Trek Rider

1002 miles for August. I was planning on 750 but...

1002 miles for August. I was planning on 750 but after I achived that 9 days ago, I figured I'd try for 1,000.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-04, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,758
Posted By Trek Rider

Pop Tarts. Next time you're in a store look at...

Pop Tarts. Next time you're in a store look at the nutritional label on them. They taste alot better than power bars.
08-29-04, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Trek Rider

I'm guessing that he means a tensionometer.

I'm guessing that he means a tensionometer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-04, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Trek Rider

The MS rides I have done traditionaly close the...

The MS rides I have done traditionaly close the course at 4PM, but I have still seen people coming in at 5:30.
08-27-04, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By Trek Rider

Are you sure they actually charged your card...

Are you sure they actually charged your card instead of putting a "hold" on the funds?
08-25-04, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Trek Rider

The limit screws have nothing to do with his...

The limit screws have nothing to do with his skipping a gear in the middle of his cassette.
Forum: Commuting
08-25-04, 10:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,749
Posted By Trek Rider

I drafted a boat last Saturday uphill. ...

I drafted a boat last Saturday uphill.



OK, the boat was on a trailer beng pulled by an SUV, but I still can say I drafted a boat.
08-25-04, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,525
Posted By Trek Rider

Here's the bottom line. You have the wrong...

Here's the bottom line.

You have the wrong BB on your bike and until you get the right one installed, you're gonna have problems.

You can fiddle all you want with your der and replace the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Trek Rider

My BS detector went off quick on that one. ...

My BS detector went off quick on that one.

You don't need to replace the shifters.

But the front der will have to be adjusted to work correctly with the difference in big ring teeth.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Trek Rider

Don't you mean what length?

Don't you mean what length?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,430
Posted By Trek Rider

I've heard that the 6501 was improved in other...

I've heard that the 6501 was improved in other ways also. But I'm having a massive brain fart right now and can't remember what they are.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Trek Rider

I'm 5'8" and ride a 50cm. It depends on the...

I'm 5'8" and ride a 50cm. It depends on the length of your legs doesn't it?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-04, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,430
Posted By Trek Rider

I've found that there are 2 groups of people...

I've found that there are 2 groups of people concerning the Flight Deck

1) Those that love it
2) Those that hate it

There is no middle ground.

I have the SC-6501 wireless and it's got 8500...
08-24-04, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By Trek Rider

The 220 less your age is an approximation that...

The 220 less your age is an approximation that doesn't work for roughly 1/3 the population.

Using that formula mine should be 174, but I've seen mine routinely in the 180's and occasionally in...
08-24-04, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,525
Posted By Trek Rider

I'm gonna take a W.A.G. and say that if they put...

I'm gonna take a W.A.G. and say that if they put a BB in that is too long, It may have caused the front der to reach the outer limit of movement before it reaches the position where there is no...
08-24-04, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Trek Rider

Get the spokes properly tensioned at your LBS.

Get the spokes properly tensioned at your LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-04, 08:58 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,486
Posted By Trek Rider

I bought a cell phone to carry with me on my...

I bought a cell phone to carry with me on my longer rides. I take a lot of back roads at times and can be a few miles from the nearest person or phone. The only people that have the number are my...
08-19-04, 09:33 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,050
Posted By Trek Rider

Can we please let this thread die a glorious...

Can we please let this thread die a glorious death?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-04, 09:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,824
Posted By Trek Rider

I had to respond with an 8. I can put my hands...

I had to respond with an 8. I can put my hands flat on the floor and have my elbows bent so actualy I am a 10+
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Trek Rider

It depends on whether I start the ride out my...

It depends on whether I start the ride out my front door or have to drive to it. If I start from home, once I'm done the shorts come off and it's shower time. If I drive there, well...driving naked...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-04, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By Trek Rider

I doubt the LBS touched your crank. If I was a...

I doubt the LBS touched your crank. If I was a betting man, I'd say that it was a coincidence that it happened when it did.
08-17-04, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Trek Rider

If it's not stretched .125" yet, you're safe. I'm...

If it's not stretched .125" yet, you're safe. I'm kinda anal about chains and repalce mine when it get to .10", maybe a little less, Even so, I can get 2500-3000 miles per PC-59 SRAM chain.
08-17-04, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By Trek Rider

Unhook the cable from the rear der and count how...

Unhook the cable from the rear der and count how many clicks you get from the shifter. If you get 8 clicks, it's not a shifter problem and could be either a cable or der problem
08-17-04, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Trek Rider

It seems to me the chain length is wrong. I've...

It seems to me the chain length is wrong. I've heard of people using a 30 cog with no rubbing.
08-16-04, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By Trek Rider

In a previous life as an auto tech, I had no...

In a previous life as an auto tech, I had no problems eating while I worked. My hands would be almost black from grease and what not but it never bothered me to hold food in my hands. Going to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-04, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Trek Rider

I'd like to see you go up the 27.6% grade I was...

I'd like to see you go up the 27.6% grade I was on a few weeks ago with a 50/27.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-04, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By Trek Rider

Old? How about ancient history. :eek:

Old? How about ancient history. :eek:
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