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Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-11, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 901
Posted By nahh

Just move down so you'll always have to climb up!

Just move down so you'll always have to climb up!
Forum: Commuting
01-04-11, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,988
Posted By nahh

Man, that guy would've gotten messed up if that...

Man, that guy would've gotten messed up if that was me. If you aren't locking using the U-lock, throw it by your water bottle or something to keep for a weapon. They work great when thrown...

But...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,333
Posted By nahh

There is a limit to how bright a light you SHOULD...

There is a limit to how bright a light you SHOULD run on roads. The 400r, and I'd say even the 300, are really stupid bright. You can annoy motorists, or severely limit their night vision with those...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,078
Posted By nahh

I like lists, therefore I like this. Also:...

I like lists, therefore I like this.

Also: when you're walking down the street and a cyclist passes, you eye the bike and they think you're checking them out. And you might be.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By nahh

Nice! I would've considered some aero bars with...

Nice! I would've considered some aero bars with bar-end shifters and some non-STI brake levers, just because with that setup you lose the functionality of the hoods on the brifters, but I probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,673
Posted By nahh

Lynskey would be my pick...but that's based...

Lynskey would be my pick...but that's based solely on the fact that I drool at any frame they make.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,866
Posted By nahh

Mzeffex: That bike is beautiful. Nice wheels!

Mzeffex: That bike is beautiful. Nice wheels!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,866
Posted By nahh

Something tells me your seat to bar drop is not...

Something tells me your seat to bar drop is not really where your concerns should be. The triple, seatpost-mount blinky, dork disc, non-aero wheels, spacer(s), seat bag, frame pump, and probably...
Forum: Commuting
12-26-10, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By nahh

undetectable extension charm?

undetectable extension charm?
Forum: Commuting
11-21-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By nahh

friction is good. also, try to keep that...

friction is good.

also, try to keep that puppy in some form of repair, at least the frame. It would be a shame to a cool frame like that to get trashed...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-10, 01:10 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,055
Posted By nahh

48 is my max, on a wet road being WAY dumb....

48 is my max, on a wet road being WAY dumb. reward for the killer climb up. it wasn't raining, but when I hit the brake to head towards stopping at the stop sign at the bottom, I think I almost...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By nahh

Even though it will be horribly hot, do this ride...

Even though it will be horribly hot, do this ride in the summer or early fall/late spring. The drivers SUCK in the winter in Florida, with all the old angry people from up north (no offense) who HATE...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,402
Posted By nahh

nope. your car is almost certainly insured. that...

nope. your car is almost certainly insured. that insurance wouldn't have covered the bike, probably. you're right on.
Forum: Commuting
11-12-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By nahh

This is a good application for fixed gear. so...

This is a good application for fixed gear. so much control, and nothing to get frozen up.
Forum: Commuting
11-02-10, 08:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,255
Posted By nahh

You got a ticket for doing something illegal....

You got a ticket for doing something illegal. just pay the fine and go on with your life.
Forum: Commuting
10-31-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,760
Posted By nahh

waking up and going "meh." is about all I...

waking up and going "meh." is about all I need...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By nahh

definitely don't give up my heavy coat, gloves,...

definitely don't give up my heavy coat, gloves, windproof mountain hardwear hat, or any of that when it gets cold.

Then again, the mountains of Virginia are much colder than Sacramento :P
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By nahh

come to the mountains in Virginia and ride...

come to the mountains in Virginia and ride anywhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,148
Posted By nahh

For the normal rider, brakes don't really matter...

For the normal rider, brakes don't really matter because they're not riding in adverse conditions.
For people that do ride in bad conditions, big descents, disc brakes make a lot of sense, but you...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,555
Posted By nahh

I agree, coffee is horrible and dangerous. not. ...

I agree, coffee is horrible and dangerous. not.

There is nothing wrong with coffee. What are the long-term effects of it? Maybe, at most, increased blood pressure/heart rate, and a headache if you...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,555
Posted By nahh

i have a couple water bottles I...

i have a couple water bottles I use...single-walled stainless but they work.

coffee is just good, I'm usually awake anyway.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By nahh

I'm glad we figured that out before I had to...

I'm glad we figured that out before I had to chime in. The science-geek is me was going crazy reading those posts. Acids don't start stinging your eyes until wayyy past the acidity of acid rain. I...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-10, 11:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,564
Posted By nahh

That's a terribly cheap pair of bolt cutters....

That's a terribly cheap pair of bolt cutters. Hopefully they stole those too, because they're way too cheap to waste money on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By nahh

haha...I had stuff stolen today, right from my...

haha...I had stuff stolen today, right from my living room. My ipod was on the table in my living room, and we went across the road for about 30 minutes, and came back and it was gone. People cut...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By nahh

'custom pedals' look like speedplays...

'custom pedals' look like speedplays...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By nahh

haha...I thought you were just ignorant, but I...

haha...I thought you were just ignorant, but I see your signature is "RetroestGrouch" so you have a part to play...I see. I dearly hope you aren't as close-minded as your statements make you seem....
Forum: Commuting
08-11-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By nahh

down into the 40's? I'd wear a long-sleeved...

down into the 40's? I'd wear a long-sleeved shirt, gloves, and still wear shorts. 40s isnt winter..that's like April/May, October/November. :P

You can get rain jackets that breath from Pearl...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By nahh

Not to be a safety nanny, and I don't know the...

Not to be a safety nanny, and I don't know the dynamics of your group, but is all that over-the-yellow-line passing common in your group? That'll get you yelled at here by everyone, unless it's a...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,612
Posted By nahh

normally, 2 bikes in the garage, which is where...

normally, 2 bikes in the garage, which is where random frames sit as well. Sometimes 3 sit in the garage, depends on how much riding is taking place.

there's also space in the shed, currently...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,565
Posted By nahh

also, for those interested in FG, do you realize...

also, for those interested in FG, do you realize how much easier track ends are for this purpose? Getting tension right with track ends is far simpler, there's even little gadgets that go on track...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,565
Posted By nahh

there ya go. /thread

there ya go. /thread
Forum: Commuting
08-10-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,457
Posted By nahh

SS will be lighter, cheaper to maintain, and...

SS will be lighter, cheaper to maintain, and overall less fuss.

3 speed will give you cadence options, be easier from stop lights and stuff (you can shift down at a stoplight without pedaling with...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By nahh

Riding a bike on busy roads makes you ride...

Riding a bike on busy roads makes you ride differently than you would drive a car. You have to be aggressive, whereas in a car it's much much better just to be as passive as possible. Some of the...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,899
Posted By nahh

Bikes end up in trees by my house, or dumpsters...

Bikes end up in trees by my house, or dumpsters close-by, so here's what I do: If dumpster, I take it quickly b/c it's obviously trash, and then keep it for a couple months if it was in good shape to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,516
Posted By nahh

Bike, Helmet, Massive Quads.

Bike, Helmet, Massive Quads.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,943
Posted By nahh

An autoclave is a device that uses high temps and...

An autoclave is a device that uses high temps and pressure to sterilize stuff. I'm not sure if a type 4 water bottle would survive an autoclave, but I will try that tomorrow and report back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 01:07 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 19,839
Posted By nahh

later.

later.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-10, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,380
Posted By nahh

looks like you did great for your first time, and...

looks like you did great for your first time, and it looks like you gave it all you got from those HR stats!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By nahh

gearing is pretty easy to change out. a lot of...

gearing is pretty easy to change out. a lot of CX bike look overpriced, but i've been looking at a few at shops, and i've found some nice prices.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,220
Posted By nahh

what? no you wouldn't...you got money in the...

what? no you wouldn't...you got money in the bank, you take it out, they don't really ask questions.

source: just asked a banker about that. said that was BS.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-10, 01:05 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,220
Posted By nahh

This was when I was working, but I didn't let the...

This was when I was working, but I didn't let the other mech do this to a guy.
"Hey, my gears won't shift? can you help me out?"
"oh man. you're going to need new deraileurs and shifters. maybe a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By nahh

carbon fiber is definitely easier to repair than...

carbon fiber is definitely easier to repair than aluminium. you wouldn't think so just from CF being mysterious, but aluminium is such a pain to weld.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,355
Posted By nahh

with your sample size of 10, your n value is way...

with your sample size of 10, your n value is way too low, and your chi square statistics will never be able to determine distribution with any accuracy.

increase sample size! I wish my sample size...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By nahh

double meaning. (do you see what I did there?)

double meaning. (do you see what I did there?)
Forum: Commuting
07-29-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By nahh

place an ad, conduct interviews.

place an ad, conduct interviews.
Forum: Commuting
07-26-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,969
Posted By nahh

...you're in New Jersey. what do you expect? ...

...you're in New Jersey. what do you expect?

:P
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,679
Posted By nahh

hahaha...you can't blame genetics when you're...

hahaha...you can't blame genetics when you're only riding 1400 miles/ year. That's not even 4 miles a day! I'm not hardly even warm after 4 miles.

You can blame genetics when you can't seem to...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By nahh

I have no idea about the situation, but before...

I have no idea about the situation, but before you mess up this 16 year old's life with legal action like others on the forum are saying, make sure it's "stalking" and not him simply "liking" your...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By nahh

stay hydrated, dress appropriately, and stay...

stay hydrated, dress appropriately, and stay safe. Even if I bet the tree he hit was "more than likely" the biggest issue.

ride safely guys!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By nahh

81 gear inches...nice! I take it it was flat?

81 gear inches...nice! I take it it was flat?
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