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09-13-14, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By thelazywon

The shifter I got from ebay was already broken in...

The shifter I got from ebay was already broken in the same way mine is. :cry:

Luckily the seller accepts returns. I'm just going to have to buy a brand new one. I should have done that to begin...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,502
Posted By thelazywon

I think jason_h may be a never nude.

I think jason_h may be a never nude.
Forum: Commuting
09-09-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,502
Posted By thelazywon

I must say, this entire thread makes me so happy...

I must say, this entire thread makes me so happy I live in Hawaii. If someone gave grief over cycling (or anything for that matter), they would be looked at like a bad work place citizen.
09-08-14, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By thelazywon

Thanks for the information. I'm really surprised...

Thanks for the information. I'm really surprised it took me ten years to screw up like this, just goes to show, you can do something for a long time and it works fine even though you probably aren't...
09-08-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By thelazywon

That makes a lot of sense, even though I never...

That makes a lot of sense, even though I never adjusted the upper or lower adjustment screws from their factory setting. Since it is shifting properly with me just holding the cable, I'll try it...
09-08-14, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By thelazywon

Well, got it unjammed. Just threading a cable...

Well, got it unjammed. Just threading a cable through it and holding a few pounds pressure on the cable and working through the gears it seems to function properly. I guess I'll try to set it up...
09-08-14, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By thelazywon

If it's jammed from a too tight cable, is there...

If it's jammed from a too tight cable, is there any way to unjam it? I took the shifter off the bar, and removed the rubber hood.


I had gotten the Ultegra a piece at a time from...
09-08-14, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By thelazywon

Shimano 6703 shifter lasted 2 weeks. Don't know what happened.

(First off, I will be contacting Shimano tomorrow to return the shifter for warranty replacement.) EDIT: *Still going to call, but acknowledge this is my fault.* I thought I would write it up here...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15,229
Views: 10,921,630
Posted By thelazywon

700x32c Specialized Borough CX Armadillo Elite

700x32c Specialized Borough CX Armadillo Elite
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-14, 11:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,274
Posted By thelazywon

This is a picture the Honolulu Star Advertiser...

This is a picture the Honolulu Star Advertiser did of me for a Bike Month article.
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,019
Posted By thelazywon

I have about 2,000 miles on my DA 9000 with no...

I have about 2,000 miles on my DA 9000 with no cable problems. I find that my hands go numb faster using this set much faster than my 6700. Other than that I love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,781
Posted By thelazywon

Lynskey?

Lynskey?
Forum: Commuting
09-03-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15,229
Views: 10,921,630
Posted By thelazywon

I got a 2014 Tricross at my LBS yearly 20% off...

I got a 2014 Tricross at my LBS yearly 20% off sale. I swapped out the Sora for an Ultegra 6703 set I had, and left the Avid BB7 brakes. Velo Transit Panniers.
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Forum: Commuting
08-21-14, 11:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,724
Posted By thelazywon

I have a Tricross and I love it. On my fast...

I have a Tricross and I love it. On my fast commute days I ride a titanium racing frame with Dura Ace 9000, and when I ride the tricross I'm only about 10 minutes slower on a 20 mile trip. It's very...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,338
Posted By thelazywon

I place a lot of value on my Lynskey because of...

I place a lot of value on my Lynskey because of it being made by an American company.
Forum: Commuting
08-06-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By thelazywon

You lost me at the doge crap.

You lost me at the doge crap.
Forum: Commuting
07-26-14, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By thelazywon

I just thought of something. This bike purchase...

I just thought of something. This bike purchase that I am sweating over, is worth about 3 months of my wife's driving to work costs. I haven't driven to work or home from it in 3 years last week....
Forum: Commuting
07-25-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By thelazywon

Thanks for that. Reaffirms what I've been wanting...

Thanks for that. Reaffirms what I've been wanting to do.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By thelazywon

Should I make some sort of controversial...

Should I make some sort of controversial statement in order to garner an opinion? Something like, "skinny tires are for heros, fat tires are for zeros?"

;)
Forum: Commuting
07-25-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By thelazywon

Picking up a new bike, have a question on how to reorganize

My LBS is having their yearly sale soon, and I've picked out a Specialized Tri Cross Elite with 10 spd Tiagra and BB7 brakes that I think I'll end up getting out the door for around $1100. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By thelazywon

I guess first I'll need to find out what the fee...

I guess first I'll need to find out what the fee is going to be to fly with my bike, but with so many reports of TSA vandalized people's property, it seems like a gamble. I'm going to start keeping...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By thelazywon

Traveling from Hawaii to Raleigh NC for a couple weeks in June

Should I try to ship my bike, rent one, or bring mine on the plane? I looked into renting one in Raleigh, and it's about $250 a week. I can't justify spending that much money, but I really don't want...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-14, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By thelazywon

They are pricy, but I really like the Specialized...

They are pricy, but I really like the Specialized SL Expert jerseys. Around $100 a pop though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,482
Posted By thelazywon

You can pee, poop and blow your nose before your...

You can pee, poop and blow your nose before your ride for significant weight savings.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-14, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,374
Posted By thelazywon

I have been using the Viscacha for about a week...

I have been using the Viscacha for about a week now, and I have to say it was well worth the price. I have previous experience with racks and panniers, and this is so much better. Much more...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,374
Posted By thelazywon

Thank you very, very much for those pics. That's...

Thank you very, very much for those pics. That's exactly what I need! I usually just bring a couple of tupperwares to work for my lunch. I keep my button downs and slacks at work, but sometimes if...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,374
Posted By thelazywon

Any experience with Revelate?

I am needing a bag for 1 pr shoes, shorts & t-shirt, and my lunch to go on a Lynskey R340. I came across this on amazon:

Viscacha...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By thelazywon

I'll say. Now I feel like a pansy crying about my...

I'll say. Now I feel like a pansy crying about my 40 mile round trip in perpetually good weather.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By thelazywon

Check out the Spot Acme. IGH with Gates drive.

Check out the Spot Acme. IGH with Gates drive.
Forum: Commuting
01-21-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By thelazywon

If it was me, I would buy a bike there, and then...

If it was me, I would buy a bike there, and then if it didn't work out, buy one in NC more to your liking. Then either sell the Austrian bike or not. I think if I didn't buy a bike in Austria, I...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 149,766
Posted By thelazywon

Check this out, the zipper mobile was broken down...

Check this out, the zipper mobile was broken down today, and my entire division was crippled by the traffic. It took some people 4 hours to get to work. I just heard traffic was still backed up for...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,074
Posted By thelazywon

I arbitrate medical necessity and Healthcare...

I arbitrate medical necessity and Healthcare Acquired Conditions with Medicare and Insurance companies on behalf of the hospital and patient. Before that I was a Neuro ICU RN, Emergency RN,...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

Oh boy, tell me about it. I took your route, but...

Oh boy, tell me about it. I took your route, but I just went all the way on Hart to Mokauea. Tomorrow I'll do the zig zag. I see why you recommended it that way now, I got stuck behind some big...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

I'm going to try this route today. Thanks.

I'm going to try this route today. Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
01-15-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

Some days, that's all that gives me forward...

Some days, that's all that gives me forward momentum!
Forum: Commuting
01-14-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

You know, it could be that the trade winds are in...

You know, it could be that the trade winds are in a little bit. I had a 15mph headwind on the way home today and yesterday. I was riding along today, and got exhausted at about the 10 mile mark,...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

The trip home last night was not bad. There are...

The trip home last night was not bad. There are some issues of pacing I think. Started out very strong, but became fatigued in the last 5 miles. I made the trip in 1hr 24 min total with 1 hr 6min...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

I'm eating between 1800 and 2200 cal/day. I think...

I'm eating between 1800 and 2200 cal/day. I think that's probably just on the low side of OK for energy, and continue to lose weight. I am dropping weight very slowly, about 1 lb per week, so I think...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

I made it in this morning with a very nice ride....

I made it in this morning with a very nice ride. Felt pretty good when I arrived. Definitely going for round trip Mon-Wed-Fri, and bus to work cycle home Tues, and Thurs this week.

You're right ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-14, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,786
Posted By thelazywon

Very glad you aren't hurt any worse. Hopefully...

Very glad you aren't hurt any worse. Hopefully insurance will get you a new bike. While you're waiting, go post in the "Are Road Bikes Fragile?" thread.
Forum: Commuting
01-09-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

I think for the next couple of months I'm going...

I think for the next couple of months I'm going to set Monday Wednesday and Friday as 40 mile days, and Tuesday Thursday as 20 mile days. That gives me some"lazy" time to look forward to each week. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-14, 12:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,655
Posted By thelazywon

I crashed my Lynskey with Dura Ace 9000 at about...

I crashed my Lynskey with Dura Ace 9000 at about 20 mph. Hit a buckled piece of concrete and went over the bars. I looked up as I hit the pavement and saw my bike doing front flips down the road,...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

Well my commute is from The Queen's Medical...

Well my commute is from The Queen's Medical Center to Ewa Beach. Most of it is along the Pearl Harbor Bike Path and Nimitz Bike Path. There are probably only about 6 or 7 actual hills along that...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By thelazywon

It was 66 here in Honolulu this morning and...

It was 66 here in Honolulu this morning and everyone had heavy jackets, gloves, and knit hats on. I am not kidding.
Forum: Commuting
01-08-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

That's a really good idea. I can't keep myself...

That's a really good idea. I can't keep myself from doing intervals all the way home. Get a little tired, slow down, then feel like I'm going way too slow, hammer for awhile, rinse, repeat.
Forum: Commuting
01-08-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

Thanks guys. I was getting a little worried...

Thanks guys. I was getting a little worried because all of the people I'm surrounded by act like it's impossible. Of course, they acted like riding 20 miles home in the afternoon was impossible too....
Forum: Commuting
01-08-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,628
Posted By thelazywon

Is it asking too much, or just a matter of conditioning?

My commute is 20 miles each way, I'm in Honolulu, so it's flat to gentle rolling hills. I'm 36 years old, and have been riding 20 miles a day for quite a while.

I have been taking the bus to work...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,827
Posted By thelazywon

I think they are fairly new, and seem to be...

I think they are fairly new, and seem to be marketed toward a more sedentary lifestyle. It's a motivational tool to walk more, take the stairs more, and be more conscious of diet. If they would beef...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,827
Posted By thelazywon

No, it sucks. I just do it because my work makes...

No, it sucks. I just do it because my work makes me meet 50,000 steps per week for 2 months to get it free. I'll try to sync something after the "fitbit challenge" period is over.

It looks like...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,827
Posted By thelazywon

I put mine on my shoe when cycling. It racks up a...

I put mine on my shoe when cycling. It racks up a ton of steps.
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