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12-28-11, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

Today I finally started removing wall paper. I...

Today I finally started removing wall paper. I have two rooms and a bathroom to complete. It's only trim up at the top, but it's being stubborn. I finished one room and started on the bathroom (~6...
12-28-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,678
Posted By trevor_ash

That's what I was thinking.

That's what I was thinking.
12-26-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,678
Posted By trevor_ash

****** bikes (and the questions asked) drive me...

****** bikes (and the questions asked) drive me nuts. I try to avoid commenting, but when I can't I get my ass reamed for talking **** about other peoples questions/bikes/etc. Ughhh!!

BTW, Aero...
12-26-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,259
Posted By trevor_ash

Here's something for you to flex your muscles...

Here's something for you to flex your muscles with...and while I know this bike is terrible, the one thing that is temporary are the pedals. You can assume proper pedals are used when riding.
...
12-26-11, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,678
Posted By trevor_ash

I didn't have any issues with the video UNTIL the...

I didn't have any issues with the video UNTIL the scenes with the support road driver passing him water and food. That's when I thought it got dumb. Everything else is just a dude riding his bike...
Forum: Foo
12-24-11, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 308,419
Posted By trevor_ash

I just bought one of these and I couldn't be...

I just bought one of these and I couldn't be happier with it:

http://www.watchrepairny.com/media//easy_reader_timex.jpg

To be fair, this is the first watch I've tried wearing in about 20 years....
Forum: Commuting
12-24-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,324
Posted By trevor_ash

Henry III, you and I sound like we might have had...

Henry III, you and I sound like we might have had very similar symptoms. I spent about one full year with various doctors and hospitals trying to figure it out. I eventually got frustrated and gave...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,147
Posted By trevor_ash

I think the value here is not that the frame is...

I think the value here is not that the frame is light, but that it's custom built for the rider. If it also happens to be lighter than whatever the prior bike was then that's icing on the cake. It's...
12-24-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By trevor_ash

Fatty

Fatty
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,147
Posted By trevor_ash

That's not light for the price. It's just light...

That's not light for the price. It's just light for a steel frame. Nice marketing. I'll pass.
Forum: Commuting
12-23-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,483
Posted By trevor_ash

I have some older model Dinottes. There isn't a...

I have some older model Dinottes. There isn't a need for a car driver to have the light directly aimed at their eye level. My taillight is never aimed parallel to the ground, it's pointed down a few...
12-20-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 597,995
Posted By trevor_ash

For whatever it's worth. I seem to ride geared...

For whatever it's worth. I seem to ride geared more than anything else these days. There's no reason to feel like you're somehow committed to one particular bike.
12-20-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,906,869
Posted By trevor_ash

+2 or 3 or 4.

+2 or 3 or 4.
12-20-11, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

No kidding! The Protein Molotov Colon Lab sounds...

No kidding! The Protein Molotov Colon Lab sounds like a fun one.
12-20-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,252
Posted By trevor_ash

I start at the bar ends. I have on occasion...

I start at the bar ends. I have on occasion wrapped the wrong direction (CW vs. CCW) but I'm always too lazy to fix it. It's never been a real issue so the only problem it causes is people making fun...
12-20-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,906,869
Posted By trevor_ash

This is very nice. The brake lever bend is...

This is very nice. The brake lever bend is interesting too.
12-19-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,678
Posted By trevor_ash

+1 This is what I assumed from the get go. ...

+1

This is what I assumed from the get go.

http://apps.startribune.com/blogs/user_images/randmid_1320240701_LtDangle.png
12-19-11, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By trevor_ash

Weather was great today, tried out Cyclemeter on...

Weather was great today, tried out Cyclemeter on my iPhone for the first time. I'm impressed with how well it worked. I played with it a couple days ago to be sure I knew how it worked. So today I...
12-18-11, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By trevor_ash

I wish mine did. I've got sticks for legs :(

I wish mine did. I've got sticks for legs :(
12-18-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

Today I: finally figured out all the (important)...

Today I: finally figured out all the (important) nuances of cantilever brakes. They seem so simple but they're so easy to screw up!
12-18-11, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By trevor_ash

I bought cyclemeter yesterday night. I'll try it...

I bought cyclemeter yesterday night. I'll try it out soon. I absolutely despise attaching electronics to my bike. I also have and ride too many damn bikes (which is a big reason I hate the computers...
Forum: Commuting
12-17-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By trevor_ash

I went the "cheaper" route and am still waiting...

I went the "cheaper" route and am still waiting for the chance to try out my Nokian Hakkapelitta 106 tires. I'm far outside of Chicago in the burbs. I wanted to buy the Schwalbe MW tires but the...
12-17-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By trevor_ash

That's TONS of clearance compared to many bikes...

That's TONS of clearance compared to many bikes I've seen (or own).
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 915
Views: 139,294
Posted By trevor_ash

Here are C4.0 wheels on an old aluminum felt... ...

Here are C4.0 wheels on an old aluminum felt...
http://www.pedalroom.com/p/felt-f60-3934_3.jpg
12-16-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,277,902
Posted By trevor_ash

I think your bike looks nice. When the brake...

I think your bike looks nice. When the brake lever is so close to the stem it often results in a short looking brake cable but it's probably not. As long as it's got a smooth/steady curve heading...
12-15-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,678
Posted By trevor_ash

Does that thing massage your taint when the...

Does that thing massage your taint when the suspension kicks in?
12-15-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,006,865
Posted By trevor_ash

Hah!

Hah!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 139,294
Posted By trevor_ash

It's possible he lost an email in with the...

It's possible he lost an email in with the others. For what it's worth, he appears to batch all his email correspondence in one sitting, about once a day. So every question took 24 hours to get a...
12-14-11, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

I don't know who either of you are in that Dicks...

I don't know who either of you are in that Dicks photo but both expressions are priceless. Great photo!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,090,474
Posted By trevor_ash

Good person you are! +1 I'd give up this...

Good person you are! +1 I'd give up this frivolous stuff without question for family.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,090,474
Posted By trevor_ash

HOT ...Because you made it look good with...

HOT

...Because you made it look good with updated components. Normally I dislike colored saddles and tape, but for some reason it looks okay here. Maybe because you stuck with mostly black parts....
12-13-11, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

Daym son!

Daym son!
Replies: 3,232
Views: 244,112
Posted By trevor_ash

/notcarleton Am I the only one to notice...

/notcarleton

Am I the only one to notice how much subtle movements make in those interweb "fitting guides"? Seriously, the plumb from your knee to axle for example. Last I checked, if you just...
12-13-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,900
Views: 565,570
Posted By trevor_ash

I think I'm one of the rare non EAI fans (I used...

I think I'm one of the rare non EAI fans (I used to be one). I've got a cog that has very blatant ovalness to it. Makes it especially annoying to tension. I've never owned any others with as much of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,299
Posted By trevor_ash

Obvious but serious answer....if you're...

Obvious but serious answer....if you're comfortably warm when you first start riding, you're over dressed.
12-13-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,006,865
Posted By trevor_ash

I finally installed some new Soul C4.0 wheels on...

I finally installed some new Soul C4.0 wheels on my Felt. Unfortuantely, it's going to rain tonight and then freeze over by the weekend so I might not be able to give these things a good ride for a...
12-13-11, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,277,902
Posted By trevor_ash

Beautiful paint on the Makino. I very much enjoy...

Beautiful paint on the Makino. I very much enjoy it!

Also, jdgesus, that surly with the bag setup is fantastic! It's such a clean setup and looks like a great ride.
12-11-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

Practically my whole IT department plays Magic...

Practically my whole IT department plays Magic The Gathering. I've watched them play a few games while eating lunch. I can see why it would be fun.
12-11-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,678
Posted By trevor_ash

Just when you think someone randomly put...

Just when you think someone randomly put something together you see the spokes and lacing and realize "Oh ****, that was actually well planned in advance".
12-11-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By trevor_ash

I agree with the advice given above. Check out...

I agree with the advice given above. Check out REI and other out outdoor stores for non cycling specific gloves. You can also hit the Targets and the Walmarts.

This is my current arsenal (I have...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,906
Posted By trevor_ash

The solution you use depends on how long you're...

The solution you use depends on how long you're riding and how cold it gets. For example, I can wear my regular road shoes and two pairs of socks at 35F for 30 minutes. But at the 25 minute mark I...
12-10-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,318
Posted By trevor_ash

I agree with this person here. Normally I would...

I agree with this person here. Normally I would tell people to do whatever makes them happy, especially if it only costs $50. But I don't think you'll be too happy down the road. Better to put that...
12-10-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

Today I used Pedalroom for the first time. That...

Today I used Pedalroom for the first time. That web-site is clever and seems well done. I like being able to look at one persons collection and comment all in one location.
12-10-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 32,644
Posted By trevor_ash

I think a lot of people (not necessarily you)...

I think a lot of people (not necessarily you) assume that if someone works at a bike shop, they know bikes or are at a very minimum interested in bikes. That's not a universal truth. Some people just...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-11, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By trevor_ash

So that's how dorky I look huh? :) Congrats!

So that's how dorky I look huh? :)

Congrats!
Forum: Commuting
12-08-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,435
Posted By trevor_ash

As long as your commute is short you'll just be...

As long as your commute is short you'll just be uncomfortable if you got it wrong. You can adjust the next day and try again. You're not going to get it right the first time. If you're only riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,629
Posted By trevor_ash

I own a trainer, and have owned rollers in the...

I own a trainer, and have owned rollers in the past. At this point in my life enduring cold and sometimes wet weather (Northern Illinois) is far less painful than riding a bike on any of those...
12-08-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,906,869
Posted By trevor_ash

I also see a cable stop on that de rosa photo ^^

I also see a cable stop on that de rosa photo ^^
12-08-11, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 988,468
Posted By trevor_ash

Same here. That's why you always see me praising...

Same here. That's why you always see me praising bicycle bells. They are true miracle workers.
12-07-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 335,725
Posted By trevor_ash

hahahahhaah

hahahahhaah
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