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06-09-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 131
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Posted By pitboss

waiting for dtret9...

waiting for dtret9...
06-09-09, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By pitboss

I always do, but very very lightly. Too much may...

I always do, but very very lightly. Too much may create a gap large enough to allow dust/dirt/debris between taper and crankarm. Some folks use anti-sieze. I have tried both, and never had any...
06-09-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By pitboss

no, that was not what I said at all. For...

no, that was not what I said at all. For freewheel-based bikes, you can leave the chain on and use a chain cleaner.

most track chains have a quick link you can disassemble and remove for better...
06-09-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By pitboss

crankarm ...

crankarm
http://casanovasadventures.com/catalog/bike/p2016.htm
save that link

do you perform a lot of bike maintenance on your own? If so, then yes you should.


that is fine
06-09-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,839
Posted By pitboss

carleton: the Gibson analogy is gold - I had...

carleton:
the Gibson analogy is gold - I had some knock off takamine badged explorer cut guitar for about 5 years and I played it until the neck was so warped I could have bow-hunted with it. I may...
06-09-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,839
Posted By pitboss

carleton - you know me better than that (think...

carleton - you know me better than that (think "one six five"). anyways, my point is hype and the way it infects this forum like algae in a summer pond. asking which aero wheels in a fourm like this...
06-08-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,839
Posted By pitboss

so you want non-regional advice on aero wheels?...

so you want non-regional advice on aero wheels? ok, you are overthinking it all. there is no reason to roll a disc wheel outside of a velodrome imho. the potential wind disadvantage and the...
06-08-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,839
Posted By pitboss

drop it then - it was meant as sarcasm. if...

drop it then - it was meant as sarcasm.

if you really want to know more about wheelset options.usage, etc for the velodrome, I highly recommend reading through the Track Cycling subforum. Most...
06-08-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,044
Posted By pitboss

if you are in Chicago, go over to Yojimbos (go...

if you are in Chicago, go over to Yojimbos (go over during the weekday when it is slower) and chat about sizing options, what you have, etc. the guys there are topnotch
06-08-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,839
Posted By pitboss

yeah - two years of urban riding pretty much puts...

yeah - two years of urban riding pretty much puts you right in line with the deserving some sort of title. maybe you should make one up and have tshirts made. or hold an alleycat.

If you want...
06-08-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By pitboss

for the love of BikeSnob, please take your effing...

for the love of BikeSnob, please take your effing chain off when you clean it.

and things that should have a drop of chain lube on them beyond the chain:
clipless pedal cleat springs (not the...
06-08-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,044
Posted By pitboss

lift your feet up at the same time and check...

lift your feet up at the same time and check again

55cm frame measured how?
if you have crippling pain after a few days, it is not sized correctly. otherwise - follow your shoulders, back, neck,...
06-08-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,839
Posted By pitboss

dvtret (the autofilter in this joint stars out...

dvtret (the autofilter in this joint stars out "d-u-t-r-e-t", what the hell...) - ever vigilant. brilliant

don't forget that girlpants can be used as compression tights. that is definitely one...
05-29-09, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By pitboss

this is like saying someone only got killed a...

this is like saying someone only got killed a little bit

wheel failure is bad regardless of front or back, and the delamination issues on the Rev-X are enough to cuase most sane people to stay...
05-28-09, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By pitboss

be sure to get good medical insurance as well....

be sure to get good medical insurance as well. Rev-X failures were catastrophic. you are better off foregoing the hassles and dangers of the Rev-X and getting a traditionally laced wheel.
09-16-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By pitboss

shieck - you lovely bast@rd! hit me with an email...

shieck - you lovely bast@rd! hit me with an email someday soon. the season's gates are opened!!! holy crap am I ready.
08-07-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,288
Posted By pitboss

but how many gels does that take you? as far...

but how many gels does that take you?

as far as pre-race, i eat pasta with brewer's yeast on it (gives it flavor, kind of) the morning of, and this was considering that the race start times were...
07-16-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By pitboss

um, I don't speak Schwalbe?

um, I don't speak Schwalbe?
07-15-08, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By pitboss

heck ya - maybe I am just too picky about...

heck ya - maybe I am just too picky about stuff...heard all kinds of stuff regard flatting, etc on Dugast...BAH! Dammit!

auk - just buy me a set of Rhyno 32s and we'll call it a day. k thx
07-15-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By pitboss

2008 Races - list your local series here!

As per Madcross (http://www.madcross.org/) website, Wisconsin's 2008 Cyclocross series:

September 27 - MadCross presents Jonathon Page's Planet Bike Cup
September 28 - MadCross presents Jonathon...
07-15-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,421
Posted By pitboss

the UCI race in Madtown? yup - and as many of the...

the UCI race in Madtown? yup - and as many of the WICycling series this year. I will do a few of the CCC races as well (Northbrook for sure), but focusing on WI.
07-13-08, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By pitboss

ok - I am going to try Flexus tires this season...

ok - I am going to try Flexus tires this season as the Grifo Challenges provided a few factors I dont think should be included for the price of the tire.
1. Two different tread patterns. One tire I...
07-13-08, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,421
Posted By pitboss

well, i took the MLC plunge and grabbed a set of...

well, i took the MLC plunge and grabbed a set of 303 Cyclocross wheels (used). Can't wait to throw some Flexus Sexiness on them!
03-11-08, 06:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,352
Posted By pitboss

in your own special way, i'm glad you stuck...

in your own special way, i'm glad you stuck around. i think. dunno.


oh - fixed the thread title
02-26-08, 10:56 AM
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Views: 852
Posted By pitboss

you might want to referesh your browser - it is...

you might want to referesh your browser - it is still a fucntional site from what I can see.
02-26-08, 08:27 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,079
Posted By pitboss

there are people on BF who knew this cyclist -...

there are people on BF who knew this cyclist - regardless of the actions taken and the final outcome, this thread will not become a stomping ground for off-topic remarks or personal stabs at one...
02-16-08, 02:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,209
Posted By pitboss

Rancid - you need to email me. I don't have your...

Rancid - you need to email me. I don't have your info, and since this place is under new management I am not around that much.

Most everyone else from before has moved on, but I can probably get...
02-04-08, 01:28 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 23,802
Posted By pitboss

This is sad news for sure. I am glad to have met...

This is sad news for sure. I am glad to have met him and spoken with him on a few different occasions. Truly an inspirational person.
Forum: Foo
02-01-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,536
Posted By pitboss

wow = blast from the past to say the least. ...

wow = blast from the past to say the least.

definitely entertaining (http://www.scribd.com/doc/7831/Mertonisms). hope he is doing well
01-31-08, 09:25 AM
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Posted By pitboss

Sleep - various

Sleep - various
01-29-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,651
Posted By pitboss

wrong - the crank is the Sugino RD crank from...

wrong - the crank is the Sugino RD crank from what I understand, and it is 'messenger' based on two specific criteria that sugino came up with some how:
1. it is "track specific"
2. it was less...
01-29-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,651
Posted By pitboss

blame sugino for the whole messenger marketing,...

blame sugino for the whole messenger marketing, not Ben's.
and the anodization they do is different if I remember correctly, and is it better than most other anodization - but yes, it will...
01-23-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By pitboss

haha! Squid - that is awesome! I wish...

haha!

Squid - that is awesome! I wish VeloCity was coming to Chicago again this year - we could terrorize the city with matching chops.

don't be shy with that jersey - let's see it already.
01-22-08, 10:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By pitboss

Orange20 t-shirt Bike Kitchen t-shirt and...

Orange20 t-shirt
Bike Kitchen t-shirt
and then have her get some handmade ice cream (for herself, I recommend olive oil and sea salt if he has it made) at Scoops - they are all on Heliotrope ave,...
01-22-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,541
Posted By pitboss

haha! everything people do is for sale! I...

haha!

everything people do is for sale! I swear, start wearing underwear outside your pants and some marketing f-ward will put it in an ad.
01-21-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 409,785
Posted By pitboss

Saviours: Cavern of Mind Crucifire

Saviours:
Cavern of Mind
Crucifire
01-21-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,515
Posted By pitboss

in Seoul? I grew to accept the Capi-u-yu (bagged,...

in Seoul? I grew to accept the Capi-u-yu (bagged, of course). There was a small cafe in HaeBongChun near NamSanDaeRo (just below NamSan Tower on the "MiPalGun" side of NamSan) that had the best...
01-20-08, 08:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,069
Posted By pitboss

locked and unstuck - please use the 2008 NEW...

locked and unstuck - please use the 2008 NEW thread for this years races!
Thanks~
01-19-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,028
Posted By pitboss

I am more aware of pedestrians and cyclists and...

I am more aware of pedestrians and cyclists and yield in traffic when most other drivers would not. I try to remember that driving is a privilege and not a right.
01-19-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By pitboss

teia this thread is locked before it turns...

teia

this thread is locked before it turns into a discussion of hitting people is cool/hitting women/being-a-toughguy-on-a-bike type degradation. There is no need for this to turn into an ironic...
01-19-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By pitboss

Holy Diver Dio...is there any other? Sabbath Dio...

Holy Diver Dio...is there any other? Sabbath Dio was the same type of mistake as filling a car's gas tank with pudding. Utterly stupid and inexcusable.
;)
01-19-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By pitboss

I was hoping for Ronny James Dio...

I was hoping for Ronny James Dio...
01-19-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By pitboss

only if you send those Betamax copies of the...

only if you send those Betamax copies of the Jazzercise to Punk videos you promised me. I can only stand watching Chris Carmichael for so long
01-19-08, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By pitboss

spooki - if you PM me your address, I will send...

spooki - if you PM me your address, I will send you a set of Sakae caps free. I do not need them.
01-19-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,166
Posted By pitboss

my advice - try ones that you can from friends. I...

my advice - try ones that you can from friends. I have found over the years that the Selle Italia Flites have been the most comfortable, and this is via trial and error. Fizik Nisene was too padded,...
01-16-08, 01:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,512
Posted By pitboss

magic. thanks

magic.

thanks
01-16-08, 01:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,512
Posted By pitboss

you should repost that jersey. i think the image...

you should repost that jersey. i think the image was washed away in the server moves over the years
01-16-08, 01:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,831
Posted By pitboss

as said above, the Tange Levin is a really good...

as said above, the Tange Levin is a really good loose-bearing headset for the money - I ran one for a few years. Gene has a point about $100 worth of headsets in 10 years, but I still like King...
01-16-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,512
Posted By pitboss

obviously you don't remember visitordesign's...

obviously you don't remember visitordesign's first jersey. it was great.
01-16-08, 12:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,583
Posted By pitboss

not in the least if you want a bike with the...

not in the least

if you want a bike with the ability to add a brake, find one. get the right tool for the job. i am all for creativity, but seriously - do not complain about not being able to add...
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