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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-17, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,397
Posted By emveezee

If you're just topping off car tires, no reason...

If you're just topping off car tires, no reason you can't use a floor pump.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,413
Posted By emveezee

It's not the 32 part that turns a ride into mush,...

It's not the 32 part that turns a ride into mush, but Schwalbe Marathons probably will. There are quite a few options these days for a 32 tire that will be fast and have a nice ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,126
Posted By emveezee

.883 for measuring to bb, 1.09 for measuring to...

.883 for measuring to bb, 1.09 for measuring to pedal.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By emveezee

Check the rear skewer.

Check the rear skewer.
04-15-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,454
Posted By emveezee

I work at 44th and 8th and live way uptown....

I work at 44th and 8th and live way uptown. During the day, 8th ave bike lane is ok, except for the cars turning left through your path every other block. Around evening rush hour, forget it. Packed...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,887
Posted By emveezee

Meh, says the guy on steel bike. Just don't see...

Meh, says the guy on steel bike. Just don't see the point of 1x on a road bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,887
Posted By emveezee

Not asking about saddle to bar drop (that's...

Not asking about saddle to bar drop (that's another story). Asking about saddle height from bottom bracket.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,887
Posted By emveezee

Can you at least humor us with the saddle-bb...

Can you at least humor us with the saddle-bb height and you inseam (pbh)? Just takes a tape measure and a book.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,887
Posted By emveezee

May be a tangent, but you keep posting photos of...

May be a tangent, but you keep posting photos of your setup. What's your inseam? I think you said you're 6', but I can't imagine that saddle height working for an honest 6'. Photo of you riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,509
Posted By emveezee

Get a super nice titanium disc hydro whatever for...

Get a super nice titanium disc hydro whatever for home use, and a cheap as you can travel bike with cheapish components for travel. Traveling with, taking apart, stuffing in a case, putting back...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,863
Posted By emveezee

So much to behold in this thread. Cat 4 super...

So much to behold in this thread. Cat 4 super sprints, and here, a rider for whom 53x11 is not enough, and yet, the handlebar drops are not visible, out of the top of the photo. The watts needed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,560
Posted By emveezee

Check that the front skewer is tight.

Check that the front skewer is tight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,377
Posted By emveezee

Whenever I've seen someone really struggling to...

Whenever I've seen someone really struggling to clip in with Speedplays, it's been because the rider wasn't pressing down square on the pedal. Each time, with the inside of the foot lower than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-15, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,169
Posted By emveezee

Meh. For the stated purpose (or any purpose...

Meh. For the stated purpose (or any purpose really), I'd take the Crosshairs over any aluminum frame. Quality musa steel > space-age manipulated aluminum.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By emveezee

New Jersey Sleeve. ...

New Jersey Sleeve.
http://s3.amazonaws.com/ink_prod/photos/0240/0215/New_Jersey_large.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,689
Posted By emveezee

Wheelsuckers still saying it's no big deal....

Wheelsuckers still saying it's no big deal. Wheelsuckers still saying it's the wheelsucker that will go down if something happens. Unwanted wheelsucker is still unwanted wheelsucker no matter how...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,689
Posted By emveezee

Sorry, but you are the worst. Especially on...

Sorry, but you are the worst. Especially on something described as a bike path. I don't want you on my wheel. Sorry if that means more effort for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,404
Posted By emveezee

O, rly? An inch. Don't buy it. You're eyes must...

O, rly? An inch. Don't buy it. You're eyes must be seeing the "watch I can turn this pencil to rubber" wiggle it between your fingers trick.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,068
Posted By emveezee

Used price = MSRP + What you paid for all the...

Used price = MSRP + What you paid for all the upgrades + ($6 x number of flats you've had). Totally fair.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 20,502
Posted By emveezee

A simple forward-facing dropout takes care of the...

A simple forward-facing dropout takes care of the wheel-ejecting-itself problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,633
Posted By emveezee

May as well just use your helmet strap. Perhaps...

May as well just use your helmet strap. Perhaps also shift both the front and rear (without pedaling) and undo your skewers.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By emveezee

Also, I don't know the answer on your question of...

Also, I don't know the answer on your question of how to make an adjustable float light action, but my opinion is it's not a good idea. The light actions are so easy to clip out of that I wouldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By emveezee

Wrong. The light actions are easier in and out.

Wrong. The light actions are easier in and out.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,430
Posted By emveezee

Oh good lord. Stop with the lifting up nonsense...

Oh good lord. Stop with the lifting up nonsense already. Try strapping a weight that's half your body weight to one of our feet and lift it a few times. Those muscles and mechanics suck.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,042
Posted By emveezee

Trying to understand the some of the physics of...

Trying to understand the some of the physics of this discussion. When talking about "localized" forces or deflections, that's only a situation where the tire is out of the equation, and there's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,042
Posted By emveezee

So, the rims are the same or different?

So, the rims are the same or different?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-15, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By emveezee

I think Cannondale's house brand stems often came...

I think Cannondale's house brand stems often came in odd lengths like 95 and 105mm. They are quite decent stems. May be able to find one in a shop or on the bay.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-14, 06:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,334
Posted By emveezee

This. Sudden, frequent flats with unclear cause....

This. Sudden, frequent flats with unclear cause. Bad rim strip.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 67,221
Posted By emveezee

Why is it that people with outright bad fits or...

Why is it that people with outright bad fits or extreme outliers feel compelled to give fit advice? 5'10" on a 52 is either the former or latter.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,994
Posted By emveezee

Not that I'm for or against, but what makes the...

Not that I'm for or against, but what makes the Flo wheels overbuilt?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 70,938
Posted By emveezee

Just for fun, you have one that shows leg...

Just for fun, you have one that shows leg extension at the bottom of the stroke?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,621
Posted By emveezee

A great many motorcyclists? Really? Never heard...

A great many motorcyclists? Really? Never heard of one. Any motorcyclist who uses only the rear brake is an idiot and should not have a license.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,606
Posted By emveezee

I dare say the Sport would be very suitable for...

I dare say the Sport would be very suitable for what you describe. As long as your dimensions aren't too unusual and you're on a properly sized frame, you should probably be able to set it up as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,606
Posted By emveezee

Didn't actually weight it, but a reasonable build...

Didn't actually weight it, but a reasonable build felt pretty light.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7183/13930379004_ff393079eb_h.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,606
Posted By emveezee

Constraint or advantage depend on things that...

Constraint or advantage depend on things that seem to be unknown by the short question posed. I'll confess that I've owned a Sport, a SuperSix, and few other frames concurrently. 'Fast' or slow...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,606
Posted By emveezee

Sure, if fast is the only concern, get a carbon...

Sure, if fast is the only concern, get a carbon aero frame sram red 22 whatever. No need to get all up in a bunch. OP asked about the Gunnar Sport. 57mm reach brakes do not preclude fast. There are a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,606
Posted By emveezee

Head tube is a bit longer than some road bikes,...

Head tube is a bit longer than some road bikes, but assuming you can get the bars low enough, the frame will no be the limiting factor for how 'fast' it is. Gunnar uses quality tubes and makes great...
06-18-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,893
Posted By emveezee

In NYC, the leapfrog can happen frequently. Me,...

In NYC, the leapfrog can happen frequently. Me, going a smooth pace, while a motorist guns it to 40 mph - usually unsafely and sometimes illegally - racing to get to the next red just before I do,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,077
Posted By emveezee

Road Runner Bags...

Road Runner Bags (http://roadrunnerbags.us/shop/toolsaddle-roll/)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,173
Posted By emveezee

Used Gunnar roadie or sport. (I have a 58 sport...

Used Gunnar roadie or sport. (I have a 58 sport up for grabs)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,940
Posted By emveezee

Style points for shoe covers indoors.

Style points for shoe covers indoors.
03-14-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By emveezee

Not exactly right. Bars are the same distance...

Not exactly right. Bars are the same distance from the steerer axis, in either positive or negative rise configuration. Flipping it up will reduce overall reach, measuring from the seat, but only...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,218
Posted By emveezee

Anyone who thinks thumb shifter = sora is too...

Anyone who thinks thumb shifter = sora is too young.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 67,550
Posted By emveezee

Top tube lengths go 537 mm, 549 mm, and 566 mm...

Top tube lengths go 537 mm, 549 mm, and 566 mm from s to l. Pretty normal spacing between sizes.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By emveezee

Rear brake rubbing. Flip the release on the...

Rear brake rubbing. Flip the release on the caliper to give the pads more room and try again.

I'm sure you produce mad crazy watts, but you're not powering the air out of the tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-13, 06:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,587
Posted By emveezee

Not a road bike, but I like Glen's work. ...

Not a road bike, but I like Glen's work.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7283/9286382678_d6365fb664_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,340
Posted By emveezee

So, are you in front or behind KOPS? Or maybe you...

So, are you in front or behind KOPS? Or maybe you are exactly at KOPS because you have no clue?
Forum: Commuting
08-21-13, 05:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,996
Posted By emveezee

If versatility of the Cross Check includes...

If versatility of the Cross Check includes ability to haul stuff (groceries, touring, etc), then lighter may not be better. A lightweight steel or allow frame that isn't designed to carry gear will...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-13, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15,596
Views: 12,008,821
Posted By emveezee

Kawasaki green, in fact....

Kawasaki green, in fact. http://www.powderbuythepound.com/KAWASAKI_GREEN/
Forum: Commuting
08-12-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15,596
Views: 12,008,821
Posted By emveezee

Espresso is real nice. Totally glad I got the...

Espresso is real nice. Totally glad I got the Elephant though. Since it would be in and out of a suitcase and occasionally hauling groceries/beer, didn't actually want a super fancy tubeset so I...
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