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Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By clfjmpr44

Thanks for all of the suggestions, I've been...

Thanks for all of the suggestions, I've been looking at the Velocity Fusions, but will definitely add some of these other suggestions to the mix A23, Boyd Vitesse or Kinlin. I've ridden my Ultegra...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By clfjmpr44

The rear hub is definitely starting to go, What...

The rear hub is definitely starting to go, What hubs would you lace eric?
Bostongarden: A little more detail on models if you get a chance?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By clfjmpr44

Open Pros on their last leg, what's the next step

Long time since i've been around these parts, but I need help. The Ultegra Mavic Open Pros are on there way out on my Habanero, what's a good upgrade wheel over the open pro. I'm 215 lbs., but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-11, 04:01 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 18,256
Posted By clfjmpr44

Excellent banderson, keep on keepin on. Nice...

Excellent banderson, keep on keepin on. Nice rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By clfjmpr44

That my friend is hard core (no sarcasm here)....

That my friend is hard core (no sarcasm here). Good luck on working your way back to the road. Listen to the doc's recovery plan so you don't lose a step. Gotta suck to be on the trainer during the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 11:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,838
Posted By clfjmpr44

OP, If I read right, you said you approached him...

OP, If I read right, you said you approached him at his house to apologize? How did that go?
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 11:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,931
Posted By clfjmpr44

Pedestrian moment had by my wife, but she is also...

Pedestrian moment had by my wife, but she is also a cyclist, so it counts. Walking in our neighborhood (25 mph) we always let cars know if they are going to fast, by simply waving our hands downward....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,386
Posted By clfjmpr44

I like the bold, but it needs exclamation points...

I like the bold, but it needs exclamation points following it, with some thunderous base behind it, followed by Dr Evil chuckles.
It's all good Twocoast, Whether or not "old guy" was playing with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 11:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,386
Posted By clfjmpr44

Snide Comment?...wow, "Hello Again" really has...

Snide Comment?...wow, "Hello Again" really has taken on a new meaning. Good thing you showed him. Glad he didn't say "passing," that would have really boiled the britches!
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,374
Posted By clfjmpr44

That is awesome Mayo, real heads-up move by your...

That is awesome Mayo, real heads-up move by your company. I guess the only thing I am confused by is when are you supposed to tend to peoples' bikes. I am assuming you have other functions within the...
07-18-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,786
Posted By clfjmpr44

Wow, great pictures, really took me back to my...

Wow, great pictures, really took me back to my 2006 trip. My wife and I road from Salzburg to Vienna. Just an amazing trip. Too bad you missed the concentration camp in Mauthausen. A truly chilling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By clfjmpr44

MikaBike Shout Out, Get Back in the Fight!

Longtime Bikeforum folks remember the battle that Mikabike was waging, for those fairly new, here is the story:
"The story of a 600lb(currently 588 down 12) man turning his life around the hard way....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By clfjmpr44

I hear ya on the wheel fears. Repeat this forum's...

I hear ya on the wheel fears. Repeat this forum's mantra for Clydes, which you barely qualify for...Mavic Open Pros with a 32 spoke count. Great bombproof wheel, not to heavy...and when you drop the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By clfjmpr44

Wasn't really your question, but I wanted to...

Wasn't really your question, but I wanted to share.
I went the right/wrong route depending on who you ask when my wife said she wanted to join in the road cycling revolution. I picked up an old...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By clfjmpr44

Seconding Rad's sentiment, life throws a lot of...

Seconding Rad's sentiment, life throws a lot of curveballs, including ups and downs, but cycling in the end remains the constant, the balance...or so I've found. Keep in there Hip, one crank rotation...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By clfjmpr44

Glad to hear the old Trek still gets attention. I...

Glad to hear the old Trek still gets attention. I have always admired that ride of yours...wait, I think I just violated a commandment...
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By clfjmpr44

Great ride Viper, looks like a real nice...

Great ride Viper, looks like a real nice trip...my jealousy is over-flowing. Those pictures really look like freedom in the purest sense. So what distance for you is the cut-off from the Trek 5000 to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,434
Posted By clfjmpr44

Great picture essay Hammertoe. How bad was the...

Great picture essay Hammertoe. How bad was the change to dirt? Still seems kinda smooth...?
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 987
Posted By clfjmpr44

Pedal scratches = good, adds character, banged up...

Pedal scratches = good, adds character, banged up frame = bad
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 987
Posted By clfjmpr44

Yeah, bunny hopping isn't the best on a roadie....

Yeah, bunny hopping isn't the best on a roadie. The most I will hop is large cracks or the occasional pothile. I cringe every time I come down. To get good with clipless it's just rinse and repeat. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By clfjmpr44

Lazywon brings up a great point. Pick up a tire...

Lazywon brings up a great point. Pick up a tire lever and change a tube. Maybe not before your first ride, but sometime early on, deflate one of your wheels and pull the tube out. Then put it back...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By clfjmpr44

Lots of choices for pedals. If you want to keep...

Lots of choices for pedals. If you want to keep it simple, pick up a pair of Crank Brothers Candy C Yellows. Performance seems to always have them on sale, and while they are a MTB pedal, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By clfjmpr44

Hope you find a ride Rad. My buddy in Portland is...

Hope you find a ride Rad. My buddy in Portland is doing it this year, sounds like it is going to be a blast.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By clfjmpr44

I've brought a couple new cyclists into the...

I've brought a couple new cyclists into the passion. The most important thing is to not get discouraged. Ride a distance that you feel comfortable with at first, and don't get put off by the initial...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,956
Posted By clfjmpr44

Kirke is back! A blast from the past...and we...

Kirke is back! A blast from the past...and we definitely can't forget the toes. Like others have said, start up slow and you'll be back in no time...besides, if you don't get back to old form and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,709
Posted By clfjmpr44

That is wild, I just picked up the exact same...

That is wild, I just picked up the exact same set-up, Single-speed converted 1985 Trek 660 in "Race Red." I love it. Still gathering bits for it here and there. Just added the cowhorns last night.
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-07, 04:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,660
Posted By clfjmpr44

You took the words right out of my mouth. I used...

You took the words right out of my mouth. I used to be of the school that no notification was the safest, because you wouldn't startle someone into acting stupid. That changed a few years ago after a...
05-01-07, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,113
Posted By clfjmpr44

Not me, I was on my Habby commuting from Reston...

Not me, I was on my Habby commuting from Reston out past Sterling on the W&OD this a.m. The rear on the JTS popped its most recent spoke over the weekend, so it is on the sidelines right now. The...
05-01-07, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,113
Posted By clfjmpr44

Thanks for the info guys, it really is a shame....

Thanks for the info guys, it really is a shame. Good to hear that these wheels "should be" holding up. I bought the bike new and it came with the wheels, but since I don't frequent the lbs that sold...
04-30-07, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,113
Posted By clfjmpr44

Argh! Anyone have Problems with Mavic Open Sports?

Bought a new 2005-2006 JTS...yes the day-glo orange so I affectionately call her deer season. Anyway, I am 6 foot, 220, and I have had nothing but problems with both Mavic Open Sport (OS) wheels on...
06-30-06, 08:03 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 9,358
Posted By clfjmpr44

A sad day indeed. I think the tour was Basso's to...

A sad day indeed. I think the tour was Basso's to lose. Now they are saying Vinokourov might also get the hook. Potential headline:
Voekler Wins! Voekler Wins! The Little French Man Did It!
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06-06-06, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By clfjmpr44

What'd you do? Buy new? A

What'd you do? Buy new?
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06-06-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By clfjmpr44

Yep, it is the octalink. Thanks folks, never...

Yep, it is the octalink.
Thanks folks, never used a torque wrench, just a normal alan wrench (not even a long shaft), so I don't think I would be able to over torque it. What's funny is this is...
06-06-06, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By clfjmpr44

Ultegra 9 Crank Keeps Loosening

Has anyone come upon a problem like this. I will tighten my Ultegra 9 crank as tight as I can...and not 10-miles later it is loose to the point of creaking and power loss. Can it really be stripped?...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-06, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,088
Posted By clfjmpr44

Patriot, I had my doubts when you said you...

Patriot,
I had my doubts when you said you wanted to paint Ti, but I'll shut up now. The pictures speak for your point well enough. Beautiful job.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-06, 06:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,081
Posted By clfjmpr44

I could shill for Habanero again. Chili Pepper Ti...

I could shill for Habanero again. Chili Pepper Ti is the best way to fly!
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-06, 04:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,096
Posted By clfjmpr44

Unless it is obvious that I can outrun them...

Unless it is obvious that I can outrun them (small slow dog or lumbering big old dog), I do the stop and get on the other side of my bike technique. While the potential bite while trying to outrun a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-06, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By clfjmpr44

Ran the Cherry Blossom 10-miler on Sunday, but I...

Ran the Cherry Blossom 10-miler on Sunday, but I missed the crash. Anyone with updates?
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-06, 05:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,514
Posted By clfjmpr44

Hey Patriot, just caught the thread as I have...

Hey Patriot, just caught the thread as I have been spending considerably less time here as well. Never really was questioning cycling though, more just the time I spend here. anywho, I really like...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-06, 01:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,940
Posted By clfjmpr44

Coming down to the wire, $736 and counting...Sure...

Coming down to the wire, $736 and counting...Sure hope SinCity gets a winning bidder that pays. Three zero-feedback bidders on one auction...kind of unprecedented...if not a little eyebrow raising......
Forum: Commuting
01-13-06, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By clfjmpr44

That's exactly why I gave them a go, because they...

That's exactly why I gave them a go, because they outline the width of my space on the road. Like some of the above posters, I also wrapped mine with electrical tape to create a shim for a snug fit,...
Forum: Commuting
01-12-06, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By clfjmpr44

Yeah, I know what you mean. In addition to that...

Yeah, I know what you mean. In addition to that incessant rattle, if your right blinky goes out, everyone thinks you have your left turn signal on all night!
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Forum: Commuting
01-12-06, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By clfjmpr44

Beware of Bar-end Blinkies!

I put in a pair of the nashbar specials a couple weeks back to help with visibility on the night commute and any road imperfection I hit it sounded like my bike was going to fall apart...lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 10:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,940
Posted By clfjmpr44

I thought one of the moderators said it was...

I thought one of the moderators said it was really difficult to earn a lifetime ban. Jeez, to think they ban the guy and he gets out of cycling all together because of it...that's heavy! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 05:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,820
Posted By clfjmpr44

Nevermind Ben, you must of missed the part where...

Nevermind Ben, you must of missed the part where I said I liked your post. I agree with you that the argument on this thread has turned to lunacy, which is the point you were trying to get across in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 04:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,820
Posted By clfjmpr44

You're right, you weren't talking about the...

You're right, you weren't talking about the specific death that has been weaved through this entire thread and I'm sure no one else took it that way either :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 04:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,820
Posted By clfjmpr44

Liked the post formulaben... except for the...

Liked the post formulaben... except for the Lakeland, FL commentary. While you were not making fun, you were also not respecting the deceased. Imagine if one of Mr. Joyce's family members or friends...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 01:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,940
Posted By clfjmpr44

Maybe, but it looks like he wasn't getting the...

Maybe, but it looks like he wasn't getting the price he desired, so he swooped in and bought it himself. Either way, ebay wouldn't be happy about this...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By clfjmpr44

I hate to be a jerk, but I think you need to hear...

I hate to be a jerk, but I think you need to hear this. It's a freaking floor pump! Save the deep analysis for more important decisions such as boxers or briefs :D
My experience with floor pumps is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-06, 10:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,457
Posted By clfjmpr44

Oh, thanks... that really clears things up for...

Oh, thanks... that really clears things up for me... :rolleyes: The good news is I know this guy "someone" you speak of. I'll have to ask him how much he makes next time I see him, so I can then...
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