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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,626
Posted By michael_tn

done, is a successful trade! thanks again scott. ...

done, is a successful trade! thanks again scott.

-- michael
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-05, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,626
Posted By michael_tn

i'll swap my airone for your koobi. the airone's...

i'll swap my airone for your koobi. the airone's got about 600mi on it, looks new.
09-21-04, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By michael_tn

why not get some people interested in cycling and...

why not get some people interested in cycling and create a group?
Forum: Introductions
09-19-04, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By michael_tn

welcome :-)

welcome :-)
09-19-04, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By michael_tn

rowan, indeed! what kinda boat? i crew now and...

rowan, indeed! what kinda boat? i crew now and then on race weekends here. san juan 25, santana 20, etc ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-04, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By michael_tn

i like pedro's extra dry aerosol. another PTFE...

i like pedro's extra dry aerosol. another PTFE lube.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-04, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By michael_tn

yeah, nice bike, at a nice price, if it fits ok,...

yeah, nice bike, at a nice price, if it fits ok, go for it.
09-16-04, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By michael_tn

:-) you guys crack me up :-)

:-)

you guys crack me up :-)
09-16-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By michael_tn

cnn/si -- sigh

sigh ...

was crusing around cnn/si sports pages online and stopped by the More Sports page, which includes the cycling coverage. todays front page has:

Petacchi wins Stage 7 of Spanish Vuelta
...
09-14-04, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By michael_tn

perhaps an application of butt butter would make...

perhaps an application of butt butter would make them very, ummm, interesting ;-)

how much were they, btw?

-- michael
09-13-04, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By michael_tn

no, you are not being picky, my 105/ultegra set...

no, you are not being picky, my 105/ultegra set up is quite smooth, only requiring a bit of tension adjustment on the cables now and then.

try working through the shimano instructions (or the...
09-13-04, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By michael_tn

hmmm ... i'd go thru the RD install and set...

hmmm ...

i'd go thru the RD install and set up myself and make sure everything is as it should be:

http://bike.shimano.com/services/tech_info_b.asp?cat=Road&pg=Dura-Ace

park tools also has a...
09-12-04, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By michael_tn

hmmm ... asuming they are shimano road...

hmmm ...

asuming they are shimano road grouppo, they also have some pdf's on how to adjust the drivetrain. as grouch said, you have to follow the procedure.

here is the shimano link:
...
09-10-04, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By michael_tn

on 105 RD the upper screw of the pair is the high...

on 105 RD the upper screw of the pair is the high adjustment. how much tension is in the cable when you are on the small cog?
09-10-04, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By michael_tn

the screw you indicate is the b-adjustment. it...

the screw you indicate is the b-adjustment. it adjusts the distance between the upper pully and the high gear cog -- the vertical distance
09-10-04, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By michael_tn

hmmm ..... maybe bent RD or RD hanger?

hmmm ..... maybe bent RD or RD hanger?
09-10-04, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By michael_tn

try turning the top/high adjustment screw on your...

try turning the top/high adjustment screw on your RD out or counter clockwise a half turn or so, that should let the RD move a bit further out ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-04, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By michael_tn

indeed, i got back into road riding this past...

indeed, i got back into road riding this past spring on an '04 tourmalet. the lemond fit me much better than the trek did.

ride both and get the one that fits best, both are nice bikes ....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-04, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By michael_tn

what is sabre? -- michael

what is sabre?

-- michael
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-04, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By michael_tn

why not got to a LBS and try one on and see which...

why not got to a LBS and try one on and see which size fits better?

-- michael
09-01-04, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By michael_tn

planet bike protege 9 ...

planet bike protege 9 ...
08-30-04, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,330
Posted By michael_tn

how many flats to you fix a year? i find 16g...

how many flats to you fix a year? i find 16g carts will not break my bike budget, even bought at the LBS since i don't have that many flats :-)
08-27-04, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By michael_tn

moonshoot ... our LBS has some big rides and...

moonshoot ...

our LBS has some big rides and they tend to use circles with tics to indicate the direction of travel or the turn. so, circle with tic at the 3'oclock position means right turn, etc....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-04, 05:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,705
Posted By michael_tn

yup, bought a 2004 lemond tourmalet in april ....

yup, bought a 2004 lemond tourmalet in april ....
Forum: Introductions
08-24-04, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By michael_tn

cool! sounds great! next trip i bring bikes...

cool!

sounds great! next trip i bring bikes :-) thanks!
Forum: Introductions
08-24-04, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By michael_tn

hey bandiadman ... what is the parkway like? i...

hey bandiadman ... what is the parkway like? i could use a nice different ride and get over to nashvegas now and then ...

-- michael
Forum: Introductions
08-23-04, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By michael_tn

welcome :-) i got back into road biking this...

welcome :-)

i got back into road biking this past spring, and i'm enjoying it a lot :)

-- michael
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-04, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By michael_tn

indeed :-)

indeed :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-04, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By michael_tn

yeah, i'd be uncomfortable buying from a store...

yeah, i'd be uncomfortable buying from a store that did not want me to test ride the bike ....
08-22-04, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By michael_tn

hmmm sounds like just the ticket. thanks! ...

hmmm

sounds like just the ticket. thanks!

-- me
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-04, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By michael_tn

i'd replace it too. i'd hate to be cruising down...

i'd replace it too. i'd hate to be cruising down the hill at 35mph and have it give way: that'd ruin my ride :-|

michael
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-04, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By michael_tn

melloboy ... sounds like a blast! this is...

melloboy ...

sounds like a blast! this is REI in seattle? i wish we had rides like that in east tennessee ...

-- michael
08-22-04, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,010
Posted By michael_tn

sigh ... seems another case of punishing the...

sigh ...

seems another case of punishing the all for the sins of a few. why not just pound the crap out of the trolls and troublemakers? i occasionally read the womens forum because my wife rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-04, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Posted By michael_tn

flipping the leg gripper? does this not belong in...

flipping the leg gripper? does this not belong in the mens-only forum? ;-)

-- michael

ps: never even notice mine, for what its worth
08-22-04, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By michael_tn

my ultraflate works well. i keep 3 16g cartridges...

my ultraflate works well. i keep 3 16g cartridges in my pack along with an extra tube and patch kit. i use them so rarely, the cost difference between the 12g and 16 does not really matter to me....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-04, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,952
Posted By michael_tn

gorgeous ride!

gorgeous ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-04, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By michael_tn

ghost ... i got a tourmalet in april. i've...

ghost ...

i got a tourmalet in april. i've put about 600 miles on it. its a nice bike, fast, nimble, fairly light. i've had no real problems with mine since i've had it. i've upgraded mine with...
08-20-04, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By michael_tn

easy lance -- us hockey team, and gretzky -- cal

easy lance -- us hockey team, and gretzky -- cal
08-19-04, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By michael_tn

where do you get them?

where do you get them?
08-19-04, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By michael_tn

i thought your SO was supposed to do the rubbing...

i thought your SO was supposed to do the rubbing ...
08-18-04, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By michael_tn

i have the same problem, i have loctite on mine...

i have the same problem, i have loctite on mine and it still works loose. for some reason its only the front brake on my bike.
08-17-04, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By michael_tn

planet bike protoge 9.0 is what i use -- works...

planet bike protoge 9.0 is what i use -- works well, simple to use -- shrug, get one and use it :)
08-17-04, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By michael_tn

hmmm what a drag, that must be quite...

hmmm

what a drag, that must be quite frustrating. it must be a defective shifter.

best of luck with it.
08-17-04, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By michael_tn

i like my planet bike 9.0, nice, easy to read,...

i like my planet bike 9.0, nice, easy to read, simple and works well ....
08-17-04, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,390
Posted By michael_tn

hmm ... i've had time atac's on my mtb for...

hmm ...

i've had time atac's on my mtb for 4+years, and now on my roadie as well. never had any trouble getting in or out. lots of float for my flakey knees and maintanance free for the most part....
08-17-04, 08:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,758
Posted By michael_tn

now thats nice :-)

now thats nice :-)
08-17-04, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By michael_tn

ok, i'll restrain my urges then :-) thanks!

ok, i'll restrain my urges then :-)

thanks!
08-17-04, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By michael_tn

lubing sti (105) shifters?

hmmm ...

was cleaning and lubing the bike this weekend and had a distinct urge to spray some chain lube into the shifters (105/sti) on my bike but held back. good idea? bad idea? for some reason i...
08-17-04, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By michael_tn

out of curiosity, did the problem get resolved,...

out of curiosity, did the problem get resolved, and what was the solution?

-- michael
08-16-04, 11:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,758
Posted By michael_tn

Random Livestrong Bracelet Sightings

for what its worth, i noticed dusty baker, manager of the chicago cubs, wearing one as i watched sundays game on tv. interesting, i reckon :-)
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