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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,133
Posted By wheelreason

No, but they do make kayaks that you "pedal", oh...

No, but they do make kayaks that you "pedal", oh the irony.
11-24-22, 02:19 PM
11-19-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,205
Posted By wheelreason

Not speaking to the case at hand, but when "less...

Not speaking to the case at hand, but when "less wrong" comes within tolerance, it IS "right".
The builder should make this right being it's a new frame. That being said, if one runs across this on...
11-14-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,345
Posted By wheelreason

LOL. We ghost ride 2 transfer bikes from one shop...

LOL. We ghost ride 2 transfer bikes from one shop to another sometimes.
I like riding my bike, I don't particularly like bikes, it's the same for most of my other sporting good equipment, but I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,210
Posted By wheelreason

Ride long steep descents.

Ride long steep descents.
11-11-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,122
Posted By wheelreason

I sell bikes for a living, here's my take, Let...

I sell bikes for a living, here's my take,
Let her pick out her bike and don't get her too much bike for aspirational future riding. If you are one of those that does all their maintenance (the fact...
11-03-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By wheelreason

There are two ways to handle this. First check to...

There are two ways to handle this. First check to make sure the issue isn't due to the mating surfaces not sitting properly, or the bolts, if you rule that out, if it's a symmetrical bolt pattern,...
11-02-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

Still LMAO. Can we finger paint after my nap?...

Still LMAO. Can we finger paint after my nap?...
10-30-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

Yes, I'm speaking of our shop warranty, what the...

Yes, I'm speaking of our shop warranty, what the customer does or doesn't negotiate with whomever or wherever they obtained the part is on them.
10-30-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,575
Posted By wheelreason

Storing a bike outdoors (or in a non conditioned...

Storing a bike outdoors (or in a non conditioned space in severe weather) is a hard no.
10-30-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

We will be happy to install parts brought in by a...

We will be happy to install parts brought in by a customer (assuming they are compatible with their bike), we don't care where they got them or whether they are new or used. It is made crystal clear...
10-27-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By wheelreason

Yes, but only if you don't know what you are...

Yes, but only if you don't know what you are doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By wheelreason

I would have cursed you out in Italian and stuck...

I would have cursed you out in Italian and stuck a CO2 cartridge in your wheel...
10-25-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By wheelreason

LOL. -40 degrees is the same temperature in...

LOL. -40 degrees is the same temperature in Celcius or Farenheit...
10-24-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

I've not laughed this hard in a while. Thank you.

I've not laughed this hard in a while. Thank you.
10-24-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

I'm gonna run with that one, oh wait, I already...

I'm gonna run with that one, oh wait, I already am...
10-24-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

Really?, That would be true if my COGS was the...

Really?, That would be true if my COGS was the only thing involved, and there were $0 other expenses or overhead, so yeah, all day every day.
10-24-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

Gross revenue, but yes, forgo that all day every...

Gross revenue, but yes, forgo that all day every day.
10-24-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,726
Posted By wheelreason

LMAO. At least once every couple of weeks "That...

LMAO.
At least once every couple of weeks "That guy" will come in with your logic above, it goes something like this,
That Guy: "That bike's MSRP is $7000, your cost is $4562.38, I'll give you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,307
Posted By wheelreason

8. Lmao

8. Lmao
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,307
Posted By wheelreason

lol

lol
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,307
Posted By wheelreason

There are no fast or slow cycles, only fast or...

There are no fast or slow cycles, only fast or slow cyclists, discuss...
10-04-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 921
Posted By wheelreason

Why?

Why?
10-04-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,450
Posted By wheelreason

Tune it to D, use the wheel reflector for a capo,...

Tune it to D, use the wheel reflector for a capo, and the cutoff from a steerer tube for a slide...
09-27-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,847
Posted By wheelreason

Montgomery Ward when the local dry goods store...

Montgomery Ward when the local dry goods store doesn't have what I'm looking for. I see a nice whale oil lamp I might order...
09-26-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,633
Posted By wheelreason

I think it would work, but I'd go with the...

I think it would work, but I'd go with the grinder instead of sanding, mostly because I like sparks... :)
09-26-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 500
Posted By wheelreason

Are you sure, might just be the camera angle... :)

Are you sure, might just be the camera angle... :)
09-26-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 500
Posted By wheelreason

You are over thinking it. If you are "out there"...

You are over thinking it. If you are "out there" it's about getting the wheel not to rub on the brake calipers, or stays on a disk setup. If it's bent from a crash, work around the more obvious...
09-24-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,148
Posted By wheelreason

I had to have a set of LX cantilevers put down...

I had to have a set of LX cantilevers put down because of food aggression...
09-21-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By wheelreason

I didn't go to medical school or stay at a...

I didn't go to medical school or stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night, but the burning sensation on both legs leads me to believe that it's a matter a combination of lost fitness, stroke...
09-21-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,009
Posted By wheelreason

Motor pacing behind old folks riding up right mid...

Motor pacing behind old folks riding up right mid day during the work week has accelerated my comeback from a 3 year hiatus, what's not to like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:35 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By wheelreason

As others have said, I would check the cable (in...

As others have said, I would check the cable (in addition to the shifter), and the action on the dlr itself. Sounds like the b screw may be off, changed the cassette to a different range maybe?
But...
09-20-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,399
Posted By wheelreason

Smallest gear would be the smallest (inner most)...

Smallest gear would be the smallest (inner most) ring up front, and largest cog (again, inner most) in the back, no cross chaining involved.
09-12-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By wheelreason

On most brakes, that is one or more of 3 things,...

On most brakes, that is one or more of 3 things, friction on the mount or pivot, spring, pad sticking to rim. On some brakes, it could be a yoke or straddle cable or such. test and isolate, but as...
09-07-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By wheelreason

Sorry, crystal ball is in the shop... Magic 8...

Sorry, crystal ball is in the shop...
Magic 8 ball says crank hitting kickstand though...
09-01-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By wheelreason

Read the fine print on your dental coverage and...

Read the fine print on your dental coverage and tighten the straps on your helmet...
09-01-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 720
Posted By wheelreason

So it's always been bent, AND it bends when you...

So it's always been bent, AND it bends when you ride it, and whatever you've checked makes you sure it is bent? I'm thinking it's mostly the wheel, and the dropouts may be out of alignment. Take the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,745
Posted By wheelreason

In my best Claude Rains voice, Bontrager rims...

In my best Claude Rains voice, Bontrager rims cracking? I'm shocked, shocked to find that going on here!...
08-29-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By wheelreason

Yup, front derailleur is out of adjustment, and...

Yup, front derailleur is out of adjustment, and operator inexperience. The chain is riding on the guard when shifted to the large ring. See this quite a bit.
OP, ride it on 2 until you have it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,158
Posted By wheelreason

"Should be more popular" Needs a Tee...

"Should be more popular" Needs a Tee Shirt...
08-25-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,203
Posted By wheelreason

2 tubes and a patch kit, 1 tube and a patch kit...

2 tubes and a patch kit, 1 tube and a patch kit if I'm feeling lucky, and a RaceRocket on the upright WB mount.
08-23-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By wheelreason

Tire lever, coin, key, rock, in that order.

Tire lever, coin, key, rock, in that order.
08-22-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By wheelreason

Thank you, the whole shop got a chuckle there.

Thank you, the whole shop got a chuckle there.
08-21-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By wheelreason

Is 5 a 3 with buggering it all up? That... Make...

Is 5 a 3 with buggering it all up? That...
Make sure to detention the spokes evenly, I'd go 1/2 to 1 turn at a time, once they have no or little tension left, start changing out for the vanity...
08-20-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By wheelreason

That crackle yellow they came up with in the...

That crackle yellow they came up with in the early 90s was hideous.
08-20-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By wheelreason

Hanger and or cage is bent, and cable friction is...

Hanger and or cage is bent, and cable friction is a tad high, I'd look at the wear level on the drivetrain and the shifter action as well.
08-20-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By wheelreason

If memory serves right the original trek 820s had...

If memory serves right the original trek 820s had 1" threaded forks, then went to 1 1/8" threaded, and then to 1 1/8" threadless. sold a gazillion of them back in the 80s and 90s.
OP, A picture will...
08-20-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By wheelreason

Converting a BB95 to Hollowtech II maybe?... :)

Converting a BB95 to Hollowtech II maybe?... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 995
Posted By wheelreason

Darn it! If only there was a way to change the...

Darn it! If only there was a way to change the gear ratios on a bike while riding...
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