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Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,714
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Mod edit: Making inane off topic political...

Mod edit: Making inane off topic political comments is trolling.
08-26-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Sweet, I'll give that a shot. Thanks FB

Sweet, I'll give that a shot.

Thanks FB
08-26-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Any hope for my rim? (radial hop)

Hey guys,

So I have a bike with a 2mmx28 spoke radially laced front tire that I had been using for utility hauling and commuting. I was putting a lot of abuse on it so I wasn't too surprised when...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,166
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I don't think the higher end components are less...

I don't think the higher end components are less durable under reasonable use. Rather, the materials used to make them are stiffer and less tolerant when bent in ways that no parts are intended to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I thought this thread was about doing lots of...

I thought this thread was about doing lots of ecstasy...

just some lousy bike :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I think it is important to spend a good amount of...

I think it is important to spend a good amount of time in the drops so you maintain flexibility. I like to use mirrors and work on my posture.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,332
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I agree with Dave. Also, that quote seems to...

I agree with Dave.

Also, that quote seems to confuse anaerobic and aerobic conditioning. Doesn't seem too reputable...
08-18-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,096
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I think the bigger issue is that at a certain...

I think the bigger issue is that at a certain point (different for us all) the trade off of price and trouble per weight off the bike becomes unrealistic at which point weight off the rider takes...
08-18-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

You know you've put a lot of hours in when...

You find yourself walking around your house VEEERY carefully because you forgot you aren't wearing cleats.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I was riding on a rural road around dawn a couple...

I was riding on a rural road around dawn a couple of months ago and a wolf jumped out from the field on the left at full speed, covered a two lane road in one bound and disappeared into the field on...
08-11-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

This thread is excellent! I actually have...

This thread is excellent!

I actually have had frequent thoughts about doing this. Now I know that I am not alone!


Of curiosity, over what distances have you managed to haul your watercraft?
...
08-11-12, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,818
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Bungee it to a rack, man up and you'll forget it...

Bungee it to a rack, man up and you'll forget it is there before you know it.

If you're going to be in an environment that warrants that lock, you might as well get a set of pitlock skewers so you...
08-09-12, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Usually Craigslist, or across the border if I...

Usually Craigslist, or across the border if I have time.

This is the unfortunate reality of a gross oligopoly :(
08-08-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Best deals in Ontario? Try, "Which store...

Best deals in Ontario?

Try, "Which store will rip me off the least?"
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-12, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,276
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

On longer rides when I'm really spent and I have...

On longer rides when I'm really spent and I have to climb more I find my form gets sloppy and I'll hit my right knee off the stem to the point of bruising too.

It doesn't really bother me at the...
08-01-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Three years and a tour with Canada's premiere...

Three years and a tour with Canada's premiere infantry battalion.

I should have joined the air force :(



fietsbob, that's wicked! I hear you have to have a strange psychological profile to...
07-31-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 26,424
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

steephill.tv has good links for live coverage....

steephill.tv has good links for live coverage. Otherwise, TPB has lots of full length events posted.



If there is some kind of supercool underground collection that I've been missing, please...
07-31-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

It is the thing to do when you're out for a ride...

It is the thing to do when you're out for a ride in Kandahar.


Really, though, that is kind of creepy. Fred extreme? I wouldn't.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,569
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I don't think you guys should be encouraging this...

I don't think you guys should be encouraging this type of reckless behaviour.


Five miles twice a day and before you know it, he will be doing ten miles twice a day! Then overtraining is just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I had a similar problem on one of my DA 7700...

I had a similar problem on one of my DA 7700 shifters. In my case it wasn't from dust or gunk, as the levers were in almost brand new condition. Something in the mechanism had become unseated that...
Forum: Touring
07-26-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

BBC: Man cycles across the world

Man cycles across the world from China for London 2012 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18980693)

Talk about touring. I hope they find a spot for that guy in the opening.
07-23-12, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Actually, I had earlier been having some issues...

Actually, I had earlier been having some issues with one of the shifters and had considered switching to downtube shifters, and a retro looking saddle. I think the straight top tube makes it look a...
07-23-12, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Turn my bike into a triple 7 speed? This is the...

Turn my bike into a triple 7 speed? This is the best bike I own!

Do you mean to tell me it is inappropriate that I post this in the vintage forum?

Or, are you insulting my fredly doodads?

...
07-23-12, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

How would you mod my Paramount?

Since you guys were so helpful about recommending a new fork, I was wondering what else you might have to say about my bike. This is especially considering I might not completely grasp its...
07-23-12, 04:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Wow, I can't believe how much advice you guys...

Wow, I can't believe how much advice you guys gave me. Thank you very much!

I've been inspecting my fork over the last few days and the carbon seems quite smooth. Even in the "gash" that some...
07-19-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Are threadless known to be weaker in 1" diameter?...

Are threadless known to be weaker in 1" diameter? Is the shim much of a problem to deal with?


The guy who I got the bike from was reasonably knowledgeable and he didn't seem too concerned about...
07-19-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

The steertube looks like 165 or 170mm, I guess I...

The steertube looks like 165 or 170mm, I guess I would have to remove the fork to get a proper measurement eh?


I've actually got a Velo Orange stem adapter for threadless stems on there, so...
07-19-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

According to the catalog geometry the rake is...

According to the catalog geometry the rake is 40mm on my frame. Would a 43mm fork be too far off?
07-19-12, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I was kind of vacillating about whether to...

I was kind of vacillating about whether to actually replace the fork or not. Did you check out my thread with more pics of the damage?
...
07-19-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

262371 262372 Shame the fork is in such...

262371

262372

Shame the fork is in such rough shape.

So I'll stick with threaded. I was wondering your suggestions on material. Is there any particular concern with the 1" steer tube? I'm...
07-19-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Replacing fork on Paramount

Hey guys,

In reference to my thread here (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/833325-Ti-Paramount-Is-this-a-carbon-fork), I've got a 1999 Schwinn Paramount titanium that came with the...
07-19-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Just my luck, it is overcast today. 262358 ...

Just my luck, it is overcast today.

262358

262359

262360

262361
07-18-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

So it is carbon. My next question is, are...

So it is carbon.

My next question is, are marks like those on carbon legs worrisome?


It is a beautiful bike, I picked it up for a steal too. I just hope I can ride it without worrying about...
07-18-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

The shiny thing is the dropout. Is that really...

The shiny thing is the dropout. Is that really carbon?

I'm sure that chip passed all the paint, but there doesn't appear to be any weave or flaking, it looks smooth like metal. Same thing with...
07-18-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Ti Paramount: Is this a carbon fork?

Hey guys,

All the specifications I can find say that my 1999 Schwinn Paramount Ti came with a carbon Time Club fork.

On my bike, the paint seems to tell me the fork is original and there is...
07-13-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Craigslist haiku?

I couldn't seem to find the proper thread for this, but felt it was relevant for your attention.



Bonus material here (http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/3110331690.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

OP are you Ryder Hesjedal, or do you just wish...

OP are you Ryder Hesjedal, or do you just wish you were Ryder Hesjedal?
07-05-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

My new ride, any STI shifters for sale?

I tracked a shifter down, so please disregard this thread.
06-26-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Sweet, thanks for the info guys. It worked...

Sweet, thanks for the info guys.

It worked pretty seamlessly.
06-26-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

9 spd chainrings on 10spd drive train

Hey guys,

In your experience, is it acceptable to use 9 speed Tiagra chain rings on an otherwise 10 speed 105 drive train?

Even though the front derailleur is a 10 speed 105, would it degrade...
06-20-12, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Sweet, thanks for the feedback guys.

Sweet, thanks for the feedback guys.
06-19-12, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Two ferrules facing on brake housing safe?

Hey fellas,

I just removed the cheater brake levers from my bike. Instead of cutting new housing and re-taping the bar, I was wondering if it is safe to leave the two left over ferrules facing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,764
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Two years in regular service and the only issue...

Two years in regular service and the only issue I've had with the CM5 is that the pins of the large brush wheel don't fit quite right, so sometimes the wheel doesn't spin. I've never had an issue...
06-07-12, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,093
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Forgive me, the rims are Alex ID19 (stock for...

Forgive me, the rims are Alex ID19 (stock for this bike)
06-07-12, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,093
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Just a follow up in case anyone with a similar...

Just a follow up in case anyone with a similar frame searches for this.

The 28mm Gatorskins fit with a decent looking 3mm clearance on either side at the tightest point (chainstays).
05-05-12, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,093
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

28mm tires on 32mm clearance chainstays

Hey guys,

I just got a cheap used road bike that came with 23mm tires. I want to throw on a set of 28mm gatorskins, but I was wondering if it would be pushing it.

The only bottleneck seems to...
05-03-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Considering his highly offensive "swimming with...

Considering his highly offensive "swimming with the sharks" comment, Ford is fair game in my opinion.

He is trying (apparently not very hard) and FAILING to lose weight. His big publicity...
05-03-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

Cyclists accuse Toronto mayor Ford of 'war on bikes'

Now fatboy Ford is gaining international attention...

Cyclists accuse Toronto mayor Ford of 'war on bikes'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17914504


Something that I've been wondering...
04-27-12, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

The last time I was on it, between Danforth and...

The last time I was on it, between Danforth and Victoria Park had really bad potholes and deeply recessed sewer grates. The whole right lane, not just the far right gutter, was like a minefield....
04-19-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By mrfunnyhaha

I wonder what allowed them to make the call that...

I wonder what allowed them to make the call that it was stolen. Filed serial and low price, maybe?

Good to see the initiative, but I'd bet its probably from another city.
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