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Forum: Triathlon
08-06-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By jrxl

Forward position seat posts

Hey all,

For those that are using a forward seating position on their standard road bike, what seat post are you using? The only one that I know of is the Fast Forward by profile, are there any...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By jrxl

It would not be the prettiest solution, but you...

It would not be the prettiest solution, but you could take a mtb bar-end and attach it to the stem or the drop bar. Attach the grip shifter to the bar-end, trim the excess and you should be set.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,439
Posted By jrxl

I would agree, it's the exact same thing with...

I would agree, it's the exact same thing with soccer. Once a week is telling your body just to get it over with. Twice a week or more is telling your body that you mean business.

To the OP, is...
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By jrxl

I second the Pearl Izumi shorts as well as not...

I second the Pearl Izumi shorts as well as not swimming in them. Lycra is bad in the pool, polyester is good.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-07, 01:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,581
Posted By jrxl

I really like my Novara windvest from REI. It...

I really like my Novara windvest from REI. It could use a rear pocket, but other than that no complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-07, 07:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,830
Posted By jrxl

Schrader tubes. Awesome.

Schrader tubes. Awesome.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-07, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By jrxl

Completely agree on the Transworld City tires...

Completely agree on the Transworld City tires (700c fwiw). What were they thinking with the tread? So far it is just annoying hearing a rock stuck in the tread click on the pavement every...
Forum: Commuting
12-14-06, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 956
Posted By jrxl

Wow, it is madness out there. The wind is kind...

Wow, it is madness out there. The wind is kind of annoying, but where the hell did all the wet stuff come from? Downtown there were streams of water coming down Pike, Eastlake had a whole other...
Forum: Commuting
12-14-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 956
Posted By jrxl

Yesterday with the winds I was thinking to myself...

Yesterday with the winds I was thinking to myself "At least it's not raining". Today, it is raining.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Posted By jrxl

I just leave all of my dress shoes (all of 3...

I just leave all of my dress shoes (all of 3 pairs) under my desk at work. One less thing to haul... or forget.
Forum: Commuting
09-28-06, 11:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 988
Posted By jrxl

The last time I missed a bike commute was due to...

The last time I missed a bike commute was due to being too hungover. That was months ago, and I no longer think being hungover is a reason not to ride!
Forum: Commuting
09-09-06, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 788
Posted By jrxl

Craigslist is hit or miss. I love browsing...

Craigslist is hit or miss. I love browsing looking for my next project, but I would hate to be in a situation where I really needed a bike soon... you could find something good that day or have to...
08-23-06, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By jrxl

Good, glad to hear you not only have a goal, but...

Good, glad to hear you not only have a goal, but a timeline for that goal in mind. A realistic time frame is everything in investing. For your time frame the best tool for you may be something you...
Forum: Touring
08-15-06, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,072
Posted By jrxl

I like the Pine Tree air freshener! :) Just...

I like the Pine Tree air freshener! :)

Just curious, what route did you take from Seattle to/from North Bend?
Forum: Touring
07-29-06, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By jrxl

I have the 05 model and freaking love it. Only...

I have the 05 model and freaking love it. Only thing I did was switch the brifters for barcons and off I went. The Hutchison Flash tires will be next to go, but not before I wear them out.

It is...
09-07-05, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,594,298
Posted By jrxl

Too many pretty bikes here... time for a...

Too many pretty bikes here... time for a franken-bike. Just decided to try cyclocross last week, was able to throw this together for a race last weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-03, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,213
Posted By jrxl

You would be crazy if you didnt! I had so much...

You would be crazy if you didnt! I had so much fun building my cross bike... now i want to build a new mountain bike... and road bike... Honestly, it was much easier than i thought it would be. ...
05-15-03, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,174
Posted By jrxl

Havent driven my car since October. ...

Havent driven my car since October.


please, please dont ask me to give up my motorcycle! :)
05-14-03, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By jrxl

Prolly more than you(and me) are looking to...

Prolly more than you(and me) are looking to spend, but these look awesome...

http://www.singletrackworld.com/article.php?sid=938

They convert DuraAce bar end shifters to thumbshifters.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-03, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By jrxl

Specialized Turbo Armadillo. Do a search for...

Specialized Turbo Armadillo. Do a search for Armadillo and I am sure you will find everyones positive comments.
05-09-03, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,997
Posted By jrxl

Armadillos just dont flat. I have a pair of...

Armadillos just dont flat. I have a pair of turbos that were hand me downs from my mom's old commuter. They are at least 3 years old, cant even guess how many miles they have seen, and have not...
05-06-03, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By jrxl

paintin' the ghetto bike

Hey Everybody-

Just rescued a trek mtb frame from someone's shed. This will be my ghetto beater bike, but i need to get rid of some minor rust first. I dont really care if it looks good,...
05-03-03, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By jrxl

I certainly dont have a problem with people...

I certainly dont have a problem with people buying cheap bikes. If they want to ride, thats great! I DO have a problem with selection of crap that is available for "cheap". It pisses me off to see...
05-03-03, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By jrxl

A new bike for only $1.20/per pound!

Tipping the scales at a svelte 49 pounds... And amazon will even ship it free! They gotta be taking a bath on that.
...
05-03-03, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By jrxl

Inoplanetyanin(or anybody else looking), if you...

Inoplanetyanin(or anybody else looking), if you cant find good tires locally, PM me. I have some of these 27x1 1/4 Specialized Turbo Armadillos sitting in my closet. They have less than 150 miles...
05-02-03, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By jrxl

i know, but i never can resist an opportunity to...

i know, but i never can resist an opportunity to bash a harley or a buell. :D
05-02-03, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By jrxl

jeebus, dont get me started. I would have...

jeebus, dont get me started. I would have looked really hard at a Buell Firebolt if it werent for the belt drive. :P I cant believe people bet their lives that a belt will hold up at 100+mph. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-03, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By jrxl

mtb stem on a road bike?

Would a old mtb stem work on a road bike? I would like handlebars to sit a bit higher to give my back a break. I know the roadie handle bar has a 26mm diameter and a mtb handlebar is 25.4mm, is the...
05-02-03, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By jrxl

I love technology, but for the most part, bikes...

I love technology, but for the most part, bikes are fine the way they are. And they have been for quite some time. I would prefer new technologies or ideas to solve or reduce existing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-03, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 23,042
Posted By jrxl

Is it a Centurion Accordo?

Is it a Centurion Accordo?
04-25-03, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,124
Posted By jrxl

2002 Suzuki SV650. Still trying to figure out...

2002 Suzuki SV650. Still trying to figure out how to put a bike rack on that... I am sure there are bike racks for Honda Goldwings. :D
04-25-03, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By jrxl

wow, cool bike dan! This is almost exactly the...

wow, cool bike dan! This is almost exactly the kind of bike i wanted to build recently... What do you think of the Nexus hub? Does it shift well? How well do the gear ratios work for you? Does...
04-24-03, 01:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,393
Posted By jrxl

This reminds me of this article: ...

This reminds me of this article:

http://www.fahncahn.com/test/bikethieves/bikethieves.htm
04-21-03, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,783
Posted By jrxl

Campy is all set to release their 14 speed...

Campy is all set to release their 14 speed cassette...
04-20-03, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By jrxl

believe me, i thought about it. :) Seattle...

believe me, i thought about it. :) Seattle really isnt the greatest city for single speeds...
04-19-03, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By jrxl

Bah! :) I dont need any more gears, just need to...

Bah! :) I dont need any more gears, just need to tweak the 8 i got. :) In fact, i hate deraileurs in general. If it had been cost effective, I would have sprung for one of those new 7 speed...
04-19-03, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By jrxl

Just finished my new ride...

Been out of the cycling game for quite some time now, but decided to get back in when i saw a crossbike frame at my LBS for almost nothing. So i decided to build it up... did everything but install...
04-11-03, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By jrxl

quick rear derailleur question

Hey Everybody-

I just picked up a Shimano Deore rear derailleur. It says in the specs that it is a 9-speed derailleur. Will it be backwards compatible with my 8 speed cassette? Thanks again!
...
04-07-03, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By jrxl

cross tires

Hey everybody-

I'm currently building my cross/hybrid/cyclocross/franken-bike, and i need some tire recommendations. Specifically, I need some beefy, big tread 700cc tires. I already have some...
04-01-03, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By jrxl

another wheel question

Hi everybody-

I'm trying to assemble a commuter bike on the cheap and need some help with the rear wheel. The frame is a newer cross bike frame with 135mm of spacing (i think) but my older wheel...
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