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07-02-18, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By greyghost_6

Thought I would give a stab at some of these...

Thought I would give a stab at some of these questions but not all, since my advice might not be sound.
1. I have painted maybe 5-6 frames myself and have never been happy. Maybe because Im always...
06-24-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By greyghost_6

Store mountain bike/fork upside down?

So I store my bike upside down in the garage ceiling and noticed a bit of oil on the top of the stanchions. Three questions
1. Is it ill advised to store bikes with suspension forks upside down due...
06-22-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By greyghost_6

I had a pair of older 105 (black version maybe...

I had a pair of older 105 (black version maybe 2002 ish era) that died in maybe 6000 miles. The problem for the faulty right shifter was the grease hardened up and started sticking. Soaked it in PB...
06-22-15, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By greyghost_6

Are my rims rim brake compatible?

I got these rims off a disc brake bike but I remember other bikes in the shop with the exact same rims using rim. Well close to 10 years later Im building up these rims again. They are Weinmann xtb26...
07-07-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,471
Posted By greyghost_6

Yeah, I also think its strange that the owner was...

Yeah, I also think its strange that the owner was more interested in how fast you assembled it rather than the quality. Unless he has a tier system he is going for, like tier 1 would be someone...
07-07-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By greyghost_6

One coating is probably fine to inhibit rust....

One coating is probably fine to inhibit rust. Since there is no moving friction between skewer and axle.
07-06-11, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By greyghost_6

Your current bike/fork would need to be the right...

Your current bike/fork would need to be the right system. The fork on Nashbar is not threaded. Look at your fork setup and see if it has 2 nuts at the top of the fork and if the stem has a tube that...
Forum: Foo
07-06-11, 11:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 787
Posted By greyghost_6

Bike related: Pedros Bike Lust will make your...

Bike related: Pedros Bike Lust will make your beater look showroom shiny (great to slap on before taking pics for ebay : )
Non bike related: Trojan Thintensity/Thinsation? They are the non studded...
07-05-11, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By greyghost_6

Well as HillRider mentioned it may be inadequate...

Well as HillRider mentioned it may be inadequate chain length or high and low limit screws. But you should also check to see if the rear derailleur can handle all 30 teeth. Unless it is a long cage...
07-05-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By greyghost_6

The first bike recorded did not turn, if I recall...

The first bike recorded did not turn, if I recall it was just something you sat on with 2 wheels and used your legs like you would in an office chair to roll around in. Eventually they took it to the...
07-04-11, 11:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,583
Posted By greyghost_6

You could get the head tube faced :D and tell...

You could get the head tube faced :D and tell them to....generously remove metal : ) Also have you looked into zero stack headsets? or headsets that have a smaller stack height?
07-04-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,202
Posted By greyghost_6

I find that something "Made in USA" no longer...

I find that something "Made in USA" no longer means quality. Look at Craftsman, those tools used to be some of the best, now they are sold at Kmart. Cars? My parents bought a ford T-bird that lasted...
Forum: Foo
06-29-11, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By greyghost_6

Maybe you offended it. Did you spill anything on...

Maybe you offended it. Did you spill anything on the keyboard lately? I too would suspect software, if it were hardware, just the wireless would be slow or just the wired NIC. Maybe try reinstalling...
Forum: Foo
06-29-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,919
Posted By greyghost_6

If it makes you feel better my heart sometimes...

If it makes you feel better my heart sometimes hurts and cramps up, im 23, doing going good financially, not married, no real stress, 135 pounds, 5' 7". Used to be a hard cyclist, now trying to jog...
Forum: Foo
06-29-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 896
Posted By greyghost_6

I used nail clippers to remove a mole once, best...

I used nail clippers to remove a mole once, best 3.50 I ever spent.
Forum: Foo
06-29-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 671
Posted By greyghost_6

I pour it onto old/moldy bread. It soaks up the...

I pour it onto old/moldy bread. It soaks up the drippings and leave it on my doorstep for the stray cats and other wildlife in the neighborhood. Helps me give back to mother nature.
Forum: Foo
06-23-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By greyghost_6

Ruben what is the problem? It seems like you are...

Ruben what is the problem? It seems like you are trying to load balance your connection from your PC to your router. This makes no sense since most routers function at 100mbps and 1Gbps, and most...
Forum: Foo
06-23-11, 01:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By greyghost_6

That looks like sweet fun! But I would have...

That looks like sweet fun! But I would have bought a $1k used car with more like two hundred THOUSAND miles on it if I were just going to beat it to death and HAVE A BACKUP CAR TO DRIVE HOME WITH! -...
Forum: Foo
06-23-11, 01:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,424
Posted By greyghost_6

OMG that was my van! At first I thought it said I...

OMG that was my van! At first I thought it said I <3 Sheen
Forum: Foo
06-23-11, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By greyghost_6

I stop shaving from the nipples down. Just...

I stop shaving from the nipples down. Just thought everyone should know.
Forum: Foo
06-23-11, 01:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 722
Posted By greyghost_6

Ill eat some tacos and burritos from Taco bell...

Ill eat some tacos and burritos from Taco bell and come and condition your air for you. :D
Forum: Foo
06-23-11, 01:06 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,097
Posted By greyghost_6

Haven't you thought of what could have grown in...

Haven't you thought of what could have grown in the dish over night? Just cause you cant see something with your naked eyes, doesn't mean its not there. Its your stomach, but in this case its your...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By greyghost_6

The economy still does suck, however I think its...

The economy still does suck, however I think its causing the used equipment market to soar. For instance (7+ years ago) I remember being able to pop on ebay and pick up a descent hardtail alu mtb...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 03:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,432
Posted By greyghost_6

If I had friends, would I be here?

If I had friends, would I be here?
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 03:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By greyghost_6

I think its more of a masters touch detail than...

I think its more of a masters touch detail than something you should strive for. If you have to buy a machine to do it for you it almost defeats the purpose of the look. Might as well spray paint...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 02:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 818
Posted By greyghost_6

Snakes? Mongoose (no its not a goose/bird), dog?...

Snakes? Mongoose (no its not a goose/bird), dog? Its not a riddle really. He should have made it so there was one cleaver answer.
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By greyghost_6

Pour coffee or other sweet goodies on your foot...

Pour coffee or other sweet goodies on your foot or the area you need to remove the glass. Let it bake in the sun for a while. Borrow a neighborhood dog or stray cat and use it to lick off the...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 02:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,154
Posted By greyghost_6

You want to grow cotton for no money or other...

You want to grow cotton for no money or other reason? Let fate decide on weather you should do it or not. Walk up to a person who would historically pick cotton, for little or no money and ask THEM...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 02:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,116
Posted By greyghost_6

I dont care what brand as long as they are boot...

I dont care what brand as long as they are boot cut (im from the 90s and think skinny, tube, and relaxed all look awful. At least on me). But I love Wrangler boot. Great pants, that last over 7...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 02:28 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 6,943
Posted By greyghost_6

You have a ton of posts here, but what is one...

You have a ton of posts here, but what is one more? Get the landlord to change the 220v to a 110/120v outlet! All he would have to do is not use 1 of the wires in the romex and use a different outlet...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 02:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,424
Posted By greyghost_6

Is it easier for girls to apologize/admit fault?...

Is it easier for girls to apologize/admit fault? I think its not a sex thing but a human thing to not want to admit fault.
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 264
Posted By greyghost_6

+1 for repairing the old one, at least get a...

+1 for repairing the old one, at least get a cheap pair of speakers hooked up to replace the current speakers and give it a try. Hey does it have a head phone jack? (if headphone jacks were invented...
Forum: Foo
06-21-11, 01:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 722
Posted By greyghost_6

I would think window units would be slightly more...

I would think window units would be slightly more efficient because the cool air has to travel shorter to get out the vent. My home AC unit has duct work that goes from basically one side of my crawl...
06-10-11, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,291
Posted By greyghost_6

I remember friends running campy cranks on their...

I remember friends running campy cranks on their 9 shimano setups with no problems since the spacing was so darn close. Operator, sure he "bought wrong" but will it work, and why is so different?...
06-10-11, 03:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By greyghost_6

Cool! I think that chain tool is fine its good to...

Cool! I think that chain tool is fine its good to splurge on a good chain tool. I bought a cheapie as my first (wrench force for $9 which wasn't that cheap) and the pin started warping and bending...
06-10-11, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By greyghost_6

The next thing they will tell us is that the sun...

The next thing they will tell us is that the sun is killing us!
06-10-11, 02:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,683
Posted By greyghost_6

A lot of shops cant afford to stock things just...

A lot of shops cant afford to stock things just in canse someone wants x, in x inches, in x color. Its just the fact that the internet has put buying things on a WHOLE different level. PC shops...
Forum: Foo
06-10-11, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By greyghost_6

I would start by buying a domain name from...

I would start by buying a domain name from somewhere like Godaddy. The next step would be finding someone you can talk to about what you want on the site. Since you will be using scripts on the page...
Forum: Foo
06-10-11, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By greyghost_6

I thought tough as nails was a physically abusive...

I thought tough as nails was a physically abusive (intentional) christian program for youth.
Forum: Foo
06-10-11, 01:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 797
Posted By greyghost_6

None of the above: C M P &

None of the above: C M P &
Forum: Foo
06-10-11, 12:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,432
Posted By greyghost_6

Church, volunteer work, clubs, riding groups, all...

Church, volunteer work, clubs, riding groups, all excellent places to meet people and a nice woman!
Forum: Foo
06-10-11, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By greyghost_6

Aww, it looks so cute and happy. Put a remote...

Aww, it looks so cute and happy. Put a remote control fish in there and watch the bear go crazy!
Forum: Foo
06-09-11, 03:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,054
Posted By greyghost_6

Man I took the same kind of job, telephone tech,...

Man I took the same kind of job, telephone tech, 40+ hours a week sitting on the phone and taking spit from the managers. Anway I went in for the physical, blood pressure, look up nose, ears, throat....
06-09-11, 03:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,561
Posted By greyghost_6

I like to keep it short, sweet, and to the point...

I like to keep it short, sweet, and to the point :D

$120 is a pretty good deal for XTR stuff. Mount the frame on a wall for some modern art (shiny side out).
06-09-11, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By greyghost_6

Is the crank hitting the front derailleur cable?...

Is the crank hitting the front derailleur cable? So it happens even when you are off the bike? It may be the BB then. Maybe take it to a shop or a friend for a 2nd ear for where it is coming from.
Forum: Foo
06-09-11, 03:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,713
Posted By greyghost_6

Woah woah woah! Spry, there is a Dateless/Loosers...

Woah woah woah! Spry, there is a Dateless/Loosers thread? Count me in! And I thought I would find someone on FOO!
06-08-11, 03:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,561
Posted By greyghost_6

Are you guys serious? Put a LBD (load bearing...

Are you guys serious? Put a LBD (load bearing decal) over it and ride it another 100,000 miles! Problem solved! In all seriousness I wouldn't think it would fold since the down tube is being...
06-08-11, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By greyghost_6

I like the chain whip! You should hand paint your...

I like the chain whip! You should hand paint your name into it, brand it! Maybe even sell em! Now you have a use for used chains! But dont go charging extra for "Dura-Ace" chain whips! :D Or should...
06-08-11, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By greyghost_6

Check your shoe(cleats) and pedals. Assuming you...

Check your shoe(cleats) and pedals. Assuming you have clipless. Does it happen when not clipped in? If you have clips (cages) you could just examine your pedals. Other than that there is not much...
Forum: Foo
06-08-11, 02:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By greyghost_6

So (to the poor actress who is playing a supposed...

So (to the poor actress who is playing a supposed IT personnel, and the poor script writer) if something major is going on in real time that is urgent, why even bother with a GUI? VB for that matter?...
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