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06-11-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,642
Posted By harryhood

i've heard it means "three victories in a row." ...

i've heard it means "three victories in a row." like a sweep.
05-16-07, 04:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,064
Posted By harryhood

a helpful chart: ...

a helpful chart:

http://www.habcycles.com/stemfit.jpg

taken from http://www.habcycles.com/fitting.html
Forum: Touring
05-02-07, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By harryhood

DevLaVaca - thanks for your insight - certainly...

DevLaVaca - thanks for your insight - certainly some things i've never thought about!

Lotum - a perfect fit of course would be ideal - but i'd have to be pretty lucky to be a perfect fit on a...
Forum: Touring
05-02-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By harryhood

frame fit for loaded touring

hi there,
i'm brand new to touring, and am in the process of searching for a bike.

if you had to go with a frame that was slightly too small or slightly too large, which one would be more suited...
04-20-07, 01:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,070
Posted By harryhood

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/47/143023049_503e4b...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/47/143023049_503e4bb335.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/leecommadennis/143023049/in/set-1476606/)
03-23-07, 06:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,397
Posted By harryhood

this is pure speculation, but i'm guessing the...

this is pure speculation, but i'm guessing the added weight will make resisting and skidding harder than with a spoked wheel. more angular momentum to combat.
03-22-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,581
Posted By harryhood

why do you insist that people won't feel the...

why do you insist that people won't feel the difference? can you feel the difference?
03-21-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By harryhood

thanks for the tips! i'll be sure to check it...

thanks for the tips! i'll be sure to check it out.
03-20-07, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By harryhood

visiting Belgium and the Tour of Flanders

hi,
i'll be visiting Belgium during the Tour of Flanders this year - does anyone have any advice or suggestions on where to see the race, what town(s) to stay in, any cool bike shops, etc?

i saw...
03-19-07, 06:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,576
Posted By harryhood

i wonder why he suggests a 111mm spindle length...

i wonder why he suggests a 111mm spindle length for Campy, whereas the Sugino 75 spindle is 109mm?
03-13-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By harryhood

thanks for the notes! much appreciated. it...

thanks for the notes! much appreciated.

it looks like the Graham Baxter tours might not work out for us - looks like they all start in the UK? we'll already be in France.
03-13-07, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By harryhood

spectating the Paris-Roubaix

hi all,
it looks like i'll be in Europe during the Paris-Roubaix this year. does anyone have any advice on spectating this event?

will hotels in Paris be insanely packed? any towns that are...
03-10-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,508
Posted By harryhood

does anyone remember the dude in boston who rides...

does anyone remember the dude in boston who rides on a big trike? he'd constantly be yelling, sorta like a siren of sorts.
02-27-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,572
Posted By harryhood

thanks for the info. is this the time period...

thanks for the info. is this the time period when the Univegas were built by Miyata?
02-26-07, 07:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,572
Posted By harryhood

does anyone know how the Univega Specialissima...

does anyone know how the Univega Specialissima ranks against the Gran Turismo? i'm having a hard time finding information on these older touring Univegas in general.
02-21-07, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By harryhood

looks sweet, i'll be there!

looks sweet, i'll be there!
02-16-07, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,111
Posted By harryhood

so how many breaks would be acceptable before...

so how many breaks would be acceptable before needing to replace? through the life of a chain, i typically break it 5-6 times to clean it.
02-15-07, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,668
Posted By harryhood

i asked IRO to make (or order) a 26" aeroheat rim...

i asked IRO to make (or order) a 26" aeroheat rim laced to formula track hubs (100/120 spacing). this was about a year ago and set me back $185 for the set.
02-09-07, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By harryhood

typically, a track frame has a higher bottom...

typically, a track frame has a higher bottom bracket than a road frame. hence, if you want the same standover height with both frames, the c-to-c measurement of the seat tube needs to be slightly...
02-08-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,748
Posted By harryhood

mini u-lock in pocket or medium sized u-lock...

mini u-lock in pocket or
medium sized u-lock shoved down pants

much much faster to take out and put away than using a frame mount. plus, easy access in case you need to wield it as a defensive...
01-29-07, 02:20 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,303
Posted By harryhood

this one is not mine... ...

this one is not mine...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/95/221342616_fe938a83da.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/leecommadennis/221342616/in/set-1476606/)
01-04-07, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By harryhood

i just sold one of these to a barback at my...

i just sold one of these to a barback at my favorite bar for cheap!
01-04-07, 05:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,223
Posted By harryhood

well i was just making fun of Small Flange vs....

well i was just making fun of Small Flange vs. Low Flange. but yeah, it nevers bothers me when i order a red bike frame but get a blue one instead - i mean, there's no functional difference between...
01-04-07, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,223
Posted By harryhood

aha thanks. it would suck to get some SF hubs by...

aha thanks. it would suck to get some SF hubs by accident!
01-04-07, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,223
Posted By harryhood

the description of the front hub on the...

the description of the front hub on the bikeparstusa site says "LF" - Low Flange? are these indeed the high flange ones?
12-29-06, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,997
Posted By harryhood

another fixie (i think) on Yahoo! News: ...

another fixie (i think) on Yahoo! News:
http://news.yahoo.com/photo/061229/480/coao10212290151
12-27-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By harryhood

soma vs. EAI right here:...

soma vs. EAI right here: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=117522
12-21-06, 08:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,062
Posted By harryhood

just like the older KHS flite-100's - they used...

just like the older KHS flite-100's - they used to come stock with sugino 75 cranks...
12-12-06, 04:30 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 20,981
Posted By harryhood

http://www.clicheskate.com/img/prod/muse/img/th_1-...

http://www.clicheskate.com/img/prod/muse/img/th_1-0012.jpg
12-05-06, 02:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By harryhood

damn that sucks. my eyes are peeled for you!

damn that sucks.

my eyes are peeled for you!
11-30-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,031
Posted By harryhood

campagnolo peanut butter wrench: ...

campagnolo peanut butter wrench:
http://www.excelsports.com/new.asp?page=8&major=6&minor=4&description=769+Crank+Bolt+Wrench&vendorCode=CAMP
11-03-06, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By harryhood

i don't consider 3 "lots of skid...

i don't consider 3 "lots of skid patches."
09-19-06, 02:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,530
Posted By harryhood

dutret, are you saying what the driver did was...

dutret, are you saying what the driver did was right?
09-19-06, 02:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,588
Posted By harryhood

no, it's http://www.dawescyclesusa.com

no, it's http://www.dawescyclesusa.com
09-19-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,588
Posted By harryhood

can any dawes owner shed the light on the sizing...

can any dawes owner shed the light on the sizing info? is the sizing c-c or c-t?

the http://www.dawescyclesusa.com/ site does not give any geometry information.
08-30-06, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,367
Posted By harryhood

Mr. Ken Cox posted a nice review of the EAI cogs...

Mr. Ken Cox posted a nice review of the EAI cogs a while ago:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=117522
06-15-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By harryhood

happy birthday dude! it's been a while.

happy birthday dude! it's been a while.
05-07-06, 11:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,886
Posted By harryhood

very hot.

very hot.
05-05-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,886
Posted By harryhood

KHS track frame timeline (corrections are...

KHS track frame timeline (corrections are welcome):

pre-1999 aerotrack with curvey seat tube and slightly upward sloping top tube
2000 orange aerotrack pursuit frame (steel), red...
05-05-06, 03:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,886
Posted By harryhood

the sizing may be right for you after all. i...

the sizing may be right for you after all. i normally ride a 51-52cm, and my KHS pursuit frame measures out to a 53cm seat tube. fits me perfectly!
05-05-06, 11:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,886
Posted By harryhood

orange sloping top tube battle: ...

orange sloping top tube battle:

http://static.flickr.com/35/68445899_720a76e081.jpg
05-05-06, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By harryhood

i've recently tried out the Phil Wood grease - i...

i've recently tried out the Phil Wood grease - i find it much much thicker than the generic white grease i'd been using before. is that normal?

is that a concern when it comes to packing hubs? ...
04-28-06, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,955
Posted By harryhood

eh? ...

eh?
http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=188_194&products_id=594
04-27-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By harryhood

i just did a build with Velocity Aero rims. the...

i just did a build with Velocity Aero rims. the holes on the interior are exactly in the center (does that make it a cheap rim?). but anyway, the holes on the exterior (where the rim tape would go)...
04-25-06, 01:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,759
Posted By harryhood

44x16. onetwentyeight is right, go around the...

44x16. onetwentyeight is right, go around the hills. actually, riding in SF, i've come to understand better where the hill ARE NOT, rather than where they ARE.

other tips (mostly joking - you...
04-25-06, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By harryhood

i used to live in Glendale and commute to soho. ...

i used to live in Glendale and commute to soho.

i would do the same - Myrtle to Broadway to Williamsburg bridge. yah, it's pretty insane on Myrtle with all the 5 and 6-way intersections.

on...
04-18-06, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By harryhood

might it be that the lighting is weird? looks...

might it be that the lighting is weird? looks like the KHS aerotrack aluminum version, which came in red - the tape is covering the original decals thus it has the original paint job?
04-18-06, 11:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By harryhood

jeez that looks uncomfortable. i'd almost rather...

jeez that looks uncomfortable. i'd almost rather be riding:

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2006/apr/MichaelMartin-4.jpg
04-18-06, 11:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By harryhood

yeah, mine is the KHS aerotrack. FYI, it is a...

yeah, mine is the KHS aerotrack. FYI, it is a 700c front wheel. toverlap is INSANE, as i would imagine with most pursuit bikes.



that frame looks pretty sweet. are you looking specifically...
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