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05-13-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By SER71

Check out Huntington Beach State Park, just south...

Check out Huntington Beach State Park, just south of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet on Hwy 17. You can park at the park and there is a bike path that goes from Huntington into the Murrells Inlet...
10-27-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,865
Posted By SER71

I have a pair of the A23s laced to SRAM X9 hubs...

I have a pair of the A23s laced to SRAM X9 hubs with 14 ga straight spokes. No complaints here, I've ridden them on a combination of fire roads, single track and asphalt. I was running a set of 35c...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By SER71

This could become a new challenge. Post your best...

This could become a new challenge. Post your best time.
07-10-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By SER71

I knew Seth from having biked with him on a...

I knew Seth from having biked with him on a couple of local bike shop Sunday rides. Really nice guy. This was a real tragedy.

There is a Memorial ride for Seth this Sunday in Durham, NC. The...
12-05-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By SER71

I ride a rigid forked Karate Monkey, I'm 6'4 225,...

I ride a rigid forked Karate Monkey, I'm 6'4 225, it'll beat the hell out of you, but it's a lot of fun.

I wouldn't put that much air in a 2.1" tire, 40 psi is going to have you bouncing all over...
11-14-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By SER71

Brand new the Karate Monkey is 1150-1200 dollars....

Brand new the Karate Monkey is 1150-1200 dollars. 900 seems a bit high, I'd offer 800.
10-23-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By SER71

Seems like a good deal, if you like it get it....

Seems like a good deal, if you like it get it. You couldn't build that bike for 300 bucks.
10-23-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By SER71

Check Universal Cycles online, I think I saw some...

Check Universal Cycles online, I think I saw some 7 speed stuff on there before. Also, your local bike co-op might have some 7 speed stuff lying around. If you wanted to go 8,9 or 10 speed, you would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-12, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By SER71

There is not really anything you can tell from...

There is not really anything you can tell from average heart rate data like that. Other than the obvious, average heart rate. The real question is how you felt, if you felt fine during and after the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By SER71

Check the release tension. Back it all the way...

Check the release tension. Back it all the way out and then see how easy or hard it is to exit.
08-03-12, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By SER71

Yes. The ratios are the same for the front for...

Yes. The ratios are the same for the front for both Shimano and SRAM. So you can definitely do it. I ran an Ultegra front derailleur with Apex shifters for about 6 months, no problems. If you don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,541
Posted By SER71

Amtrak lets you put a bike on the train in some...

Amtrak lets you put a bike on the train in some places/destinations for free.
07-20-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,862
Posted By SER71

Wow, great deal! I was looking for a new rear...

Wow, great deal! I was looking for a new rear light also, mine must have bounced off on a trail somewhere. Thanks for the heads up.

Also, if you order three or more, use coupon code BULKRATE. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By SER71

You need a road shoe that is three bolt...

You need a road shoe that is three bolt compatible. You have a ton of choices out there. I like my Pearl Izumi's, I have narrow feet and Pearl's just seem to fit narrower. Diadora's on the other had...
07-11-12, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By SER71

I second the crank bros. pedals. Six degrees of...

I second the crank bros. pedals. Six degrees of float and an adjustable release angle of 15 to 20 degrees, depending on how you install the cleats. However, release tension is not adjustable.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,649
Posted By SER71

CO2 powered bottle ejectors. Keep the MUP Cat...

CO2 powered bottle ejectors. Keep the MUP Cat 6'ers at bay!
06-28-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 33,536
Posted By SER71

Check your derailuer hanger, make sure it has not...

Check your derailuer hanger, make sure it has not come loose. That was the source of my latest creak.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,776
Posted By SER71

Triathlons

Triathlons
06-22-12, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By SER71

That's a perfectly decent budget setup, nothing...

That's a perfectly decent budget setup, nothing wrong with any of that and should last a long time.
06-22-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By SER71

I think you would just see a very slight weight...

I think you would just see a very slight weight savings, if you want to improve breaking performance, look into replacing the pads with either something from Kool Stop or Swiss Stop.

ETA: My...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,753
Posted By SER71

I always start and end my rides from the same...

I always start and end my rides from the same point. Therefore, my displacement is zero. Pointless.
06-20-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By SER71

Nice score and a great story. Pay it forward,...

Nice score and a great story. Pay it forward, donate it to a bike co-op or give it away again after you're done with it.
06-20-12, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By SER71

Re-tapping it would be the first thing I would...

Re-tapping it would be the first thing I would try. I'd figure I'd have nothing to lose anyways, unless you can find the aluminium insert and replace it, if in fact it is replaceable.
06-11-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By SER71

I hope you also realize that you will also have...

I hope you also realize that you will also have to switch out your front derailleur and your front shifter for ones that are triple compatible.

What rear gearing are you running? It would be much...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,504
Posted By SER71

I wouldn't wait. I'd ride it.

I wouldn't wait. I'd ride it.
04-13-12, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By SER71

I love the idea of this app, I hate paying...

I love the idea of this app, I hate paying attention.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,777
Posted By SER71

I have Ultegra installed now. I had SRAM apex...

I have Ultegra installed now. I had SRAM apex before. A lot of people like the double tap shifters, they are nice, they are also quicker to shift down to higher gears than Ultegra, IMO. I think...
03-30-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,002
Posted By SER71

What torqueismygod said is correct. With the...

What torqueismygod said is correct. With the Shimano 11-28 cassette, you add one whole chainlink from where the chain will connect. I believe this is in the instructions that come with the 11-28...
03-28-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,909
Posted By SER71

That's an interesting case out of Chapel Hill, I...

That's an interesting case out of Chapel Hill, I work in Chapel Hill and live in Durham, I'll keep that in mind next time I'm bombing down MLK. This just gives me more reasons to chuckle at the...
03-28-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,636
Posted By SER71

On the fork in the front and on the chainstay...

On the fork in the front and on the chainstay bridge in the rear, do you see the hole, which is a fender mounting boss, on the backside of the fork and the the backside of the chainstay bridge? The...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,510
Posted By SER71

I have these pedals, no real knee problems. I was...

I have these pedals, no real knee problems. I was having some pain in the right knee, but a change in cleat position cured that.

I've climbed in and out of the saddle with these pedals. What is it...
03-28-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,909
Posted By SER71

I live in Durham, NC and cycle around Wake,...

I live in Durham, NC and cycle around Wake, Orange and Durham counties. While there are a few on here that disagree with sgoodri, that what he is saying does not match the letter of the law, what he...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,386
Posted By SER71

I just replaced my SRAM Apex stuff with all...

I just replaced my SRAM Apex stuff with all Ultegra and I like it a lot. I've never ridden a bike with 105 but know a bunch of people that swear by 105. That being said, you could get the 105 bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By SER71

I googled those wheel sets and it's hard to say...

I googled those wheel sets and it's hard to say which is stronger, lighter, faster, etc. I wasn't able to find which rim they used, spokes, hub etc. Although the hub appears to be an unbranded sealed...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,421
Posted By SER71

Can you really put a price on this much fun?

Can you really put a price on this much fun?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,548
Posted By SER71

http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/1...

http://i3.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/190/003/1319347429001.jpg
03-06-12, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,590
Posted By SER71

The spacer would be between the drive side cup...

The spacer would be between the drive side cup and the BB shell.
03-06-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,590
Posted By SER71

I can't tell from the picture, but do you have...

I can't tell from the picture, but do you have shims installed between the BB shell and the BB Cup? If so, remove those.
03-05-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By SER71

My diagnosis is encephalalgia.

My diagnosis is encephalalgia.
03-05-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By SER71

Around here, I can't get over the amount of red...

Around here, I can't get over the amount of red light runners I've been seeing lately, either while on my bike or driving in my car. I double check when getting a green at an intersection.
...
02-28-12, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,602
Posted By SER71

I think many have stated that it's more than...

I think many have stated that it's more than likely the bikes geometry that is making you feel unstable. I ride a Specialized Secteur, basically an aluminium Roubaix, with 700x23 tires and never had...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,174
Posted By SER71

+1 I got about 1000 miles out of my Apex FD,...

+1

I got about 1000 miles out of my Apex FD, then it just started throwing the chain over the big ring. I had 5 bike mechanics look at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 09:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,897
Posted By SER71

I'd empty the suntan lotion tube, cut both ends...

I'd empty the suntan lotion tube, cut both ends off and cut it in half and use one half to boot the tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,880
Posted By SER71

The quick half turns are a revolution for MUP...

The quick half turns are a revolution for MUP racing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By SER71

I replace my tires when I start getting more...

I replace my tires when I start getting more flats. The center of the tires I replace always seems a bit 'thin'. It's hard to explain, but if you take the tire off you can kind of tell that the tread...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By SER71

The cleats that the 105's come with have 6...

The cleats that the 105's come with have 6 degrees of float and are yellow. Shimano makes an orange cleat that has 0 degrees of float.

If you are still having a hard time getting out of them, you...
02-20-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By SER71

19 years old, .12 BAC. That's enough right...

19 years old, .12 BAC.

That's enough right there, underage drinking, underage DUI.
02-17-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By SER71

If you are not near a Bike Co-op, the Park Tool...

If you are not near a Bike Co-op, the Park Tool website is a good start and also picking up the Park Tool Big Blue book of bicycle repair is a good idea also.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By SER71

That smaller torque wrench is probably only good...

That smaller torque wrench is probably only good for around 24Nm, you'll need a long handled one for larger torques.
02-15-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By SER71

You have a local bike co-op near you? If you do,...

You have a local bike co-op near you? If you do, the only cost to build a bike up is your time. Granted, some of the bikes they have aren't that nice, but you'll get hands on experience of building a...
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