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06-11-17, 11:36 AM
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Posted By rex615

Well, long story short. I still rode frequently...

Well, long story short. I still rode frequently but work got more intense so i stopped posting. i still lurked as seeing photos of rides is always good.



last month has been tough as i am...
06-10-17, 03:07 PM
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Posted By rex615

Rockport?

Is that the bridge at Rockport?
Lovely photos by the way.
04-08-17, 09:25 AM
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Posted By rex615

Sounds like a robot, still very catchy.

Sounds like a robot, still very catchy.
03-25-17, 03:30 PM
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Posted By rex615

My stoker always complains that her view is...

My stoker always complains that her view is blocked by something large and not particularly transparent.:rolleyes:

Love your pic though.
08-02-16, 02:27 PM
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Posted By rex615

Aside from a couple I saw in Manhattan, I have...

Aside from a couple I saw in Manhattan, I have never seen any others either.
08-02-16, 02:24 PM
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Posted By rex615

So true!

So true!
06-26-16, 05:10 PM
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Posted By rex615

Rural NC

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06-19-16, 11:52 AM
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Posted By rex615

:lol: That horse needs a speech bubble with...

:lol:

That horse needs a speech bubble with something like "Haters gona hate"
06-19-16, 06:57 AM
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Posted By rex615

What kind of brakes are you running? I am having...

What kind of brakes are you running? I am having a hard time understanding this, discs are on the opposite side of the hub and have tiny pads. Are they rim brakes?
06-18-16, 06:58 PM
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Posted By rex615

How do you bend the tubes without creasing them?

How do you bend the tubes without creasing them?
06-18-16, 06:53 PM
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Posted By rex615

Another vote for Kojaks. I've run them in 20'' on...

Another vote for Kojaks. I've run them in 20'' on my minvelo and my folders. Good grip and low rolling resistance.
06-18-16, 01:55 PM
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Posted By rex615

Today I put a new chain on my bike. I didn't...

Today I put a new chain on my bike.
I didn't lube it, but i did wipe it off with a rag a spritz of WD-40, because sticky.

Also, 11 speed chains are bloody expensive.
06-18-16, 05:14 AM
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Posted By rex615

527884 Cannondale ...

527884
Cannondale (http://www.cannondale.com/en/USA/Bike/ProductDetail?Id=20f28586-7df4-414f-bba7-bc0ed5ae1cf9)Hooligan
This one should be a lot of fun.
06-16-16, 08:56 PM
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Posted By rex615

I have dynamos on my two main bikes (one geared,...

I have dynamos on my two main bikes (one geared, the other fixed) I run the lights on all the time just because its "free". But on the rest of my bikes (that require batteries) i will only run them...
Forum: Touring
06-14-16, 04:24 AM
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Posted By rex615

:)

:)
Forum: Touring
06-08-16, 05:11 AM
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Posted By rex615

Thanks, great photos. I love that part of Italy.

Thanks, great photos. I love that part of Italy.
06-07-16, 09:03 PM
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Posted By rex615

Sounds delicious, but ghost peppers.... This...

Sounds delicious, but ghost peppers....

This week I am in St. Louis again for work.
06-04-16, 01:03 PM
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Posted By rex615

Thanks Leukybear for the detailed explanation. I...

Thanks Leukybear for the detailed explanation. I hadn't thought about the tapering profile of the rim, elegant solution. :thumb:
06-04-16, 10:16 AM
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Posted By rex615

Great photo! Very appropriate tribute for this...

Great photo! Very appropriate tribute for this forum. They're even riding single speeds and the youngest rider is on a proper "fixie".
06-04-16, 10:13 AM
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Posted By rex615

I agree. It is actually a production frame...

I agree.

It is actually a production frame made by Mongoose.
06-04-16, 10:10 AM
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Posted By rex615

Asymmetric brake stays can be made narrower than...

Asymmetric brake stays can be made narrower than conventional ones so they are theoretically more aerodynamic. I doubt there any real world difference even at profesional TT speeds.
06-04-16, 08:55 AM
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Posted By rex615

I am curious about this fix. I am assuming you...

I am curious about this fix. I am assuming you used the "schrader to presta converters" to reduce the size of the hole in the rim from schrader to the smaller presta. What were the pens used for? As...
06-03-16, 12:17 PM
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Posted By rex615

Most of my bikes would be escorted to the JA...

Most of my bikes would be escorted to the JA thread. :o
06-03-16, 12:15 PM
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Posted By rex615

Thanks,love them too. Mine is actually an Alton...

Thanks,love them too. Mine is actually an Alton with the slightly larger 451mm wheels (BMX 20" is 406mm)


I agree, but I just like the multiple hand positions that bullhorns afford.
06-03-16, 06:45 AM
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Posted By rex615

Or bullhorns:) 525125

Or bullhorns:)
525125
06-03-16, 06:12 AM
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Posted By rex615

First aluminium i rode was a Vitus and it was...

First aluminium i rode was a Vitus and it was quite flexy. Sounds like the bike you are referencing.
I later owned a Cannondale, it was harsh and transmitted a lot of vibration on skinny race...
05-28-16, 09:24 PM
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Posted By rex615

^^^:lol:

^^^:lol:
05-28-16, 07:48 PM
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Posted By rex615

Sweet Bromies. Maybe they select the ones...

Sweet Bromies.

Maybe they select the ones with the prettiest welds to get the "Raw" finish.
05-28-16, 07:39 PM
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Posted By rex615

Thanks Mumonkan for the idea. I needed a way to...

Thanks Mumonkan for the idea. I needed a way to mount my dynamo light.
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It even has "the answer" stamped on it.
05-24-16, 06:51 PM
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Posted By rex615

qft

qft
05-24-16, 06:08 PM
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Posted By rex615

I am always afraid to use the ball end to tighten...

I am always afraid to use the ball end to tighten anything for fear of breaking it. The metal removed to make the the ball creates a stress riser which really weakens the tool. I use the ball as a...
05-24-16, 10:54 AM
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Posted By rex615

The man with the rubber glove was surprisingly...

The man with the rubber glove was surprisingly gentle.
05-23-16, 09:16 PM
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Posted By rex615

Pura vida!!

Pura vida!!
05-23-16, 05:48 PM
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Posted By rex615

You're in Costa Rica?

You're in Costa Rica?
05-23-16, 06:55 AM
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Posted By rex615

Late to the party as usual, but very nice job!!...

Late to the party as usual, but very nice job!! Cheers.
05-23-16, 06:52 AM
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Posted By rex615

There is talk about going to the New River Trail...

There is talk about going to the New River Trail in VA instead, but we will need to reach a consensus soon. I will drop you a line if they opt for Alabama (I will try to be persuasive). There is a...
05-22-16, 07:46 PM
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Posted By rex615

Sweet, Thanks for sharing the pics. The area...

Sweet, Thanks for sharing the pics. The area around Rockmart has to be my favorite part of the trail. I love the shaded area along the creek as you approach Rockmart.

Maybe next weekend I can...
05-17-16, 08:26 PM
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Posted By rex615

Yes it does, but how do we know that isn't just a...

Yes it does, but how do we know that isn't just a tiny bicycle?
05-17-16, 08:24 PM
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Posted By rex615

this made me laugh more than it should have.

this made me laugh more than it should have.
05-16-16, 07:00 PM
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Posted By rex615

Sounds like a neat event, too cold for me to...

Sounds like a neat event, too cold for me to enjoy but still sounds like a great ride.
I wonder if they would allow an english style fixed gear, I have just the bike. Prolly too hilly, though....
05-15-16, 01:16 PM
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Posted By rex615

Lovin' that bike. This photograph is great!...

Lovin' that bike.
This photograph is great! Timing the position of the ship really adds to the overall effect.
05-13-16, 06:44 PM
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Posted By rex615

Another vote for the Salsa. Comfortable even with...

Another vote for the Salsa. Comfortable even with out gloves and has a good grippy feel.
05-13-16, 06:40 PM
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Posted By rex615

I "level" my bike saddle so the main part I am...

I "level" my bike saddle so the main part I am sitting on is level. On a Brooks, this often means that the nose is pointed up.

One consideration is that if the saddle is installed nose down, you...
05-13-16, 06:05 PM
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Posted By rex615

Worse than you might imagine, it was a road find...

Worse than you might imagine, it was a road find and hardly has any odor left. However, its silliness factor is mostly intact. :)
05-11-16, 07:14 PM
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Posted By rex615

More shots from rural North Carolina. ...

More shots from rural North Carolina.

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05-10-16, 02:26 PM
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Posted By rex615

Please understand that my concern about the axle...

Please understand that my concern about the axle is not an aesthetic one, there are only a few threads holding the drive side axle nut.
05-09-16, 08:27 PM
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Posted By rex615

^^^Love those cottered cranks. Also, you...

^^^Love those cottered cranks.

Also, you need to center that rear axle.
05-09-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,357
Posted By rex615

I have a pair of Lake touring shoes that have the...

I have a pair of Lake touring shoes that have the same sort of holder. I had never seen one before, however it is a really useful addition.
05-09-16, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,357
Posted By rex615

I ride fixed gear often and getting a shoelace...

I ride fixed gear often and getting a shoelace caught in the chain is a big deal because you can't coast or stop pedaling.

I always use a double knot and then tuck the free loops under the laces....
05-08-16, 08:48 PM
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Views: 2,613
Posted By rex615

Cool cat but yeah this^^^^;)

Cool cat but yeah this^^^^;)
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