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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,043
Posted By Jacobi

I have the "Ultimate" brand stand. I've had it...

I have the "Ultimate" brand stand. I've had it for several years and am more than happy with it. Don't shy away from something a little pricy...you DO get what you pay for. Remember, your pride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,194
Posted By Jacobi

Incredible! -Barry-

Incredible!

-Barry-
07-06-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Jacobi

Another idea... A lot of dry cleaners will...

Another idea...

A lot of dry cleaners will do pickup and delivery for no/little cost. They would probably do this right to your work.

-Barry-
06-24-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Jacobi

I think Pike's Peak goes from 5,500 to 14,100...

I think Pike's Peak goes from 5,500 to 14,100 IIRC...but you can only pedal up once a year!

-Barry-
Forum: Touring
05-04-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Jacobi

+1...I'd like to know this also! -Barry-

+1...I'd like to know this also!

-Barry-
Forum: Commuting
10-17-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,615
Posted By Jacobi

I have two winters on 700x35 marathon winters. ...

I have two winters on 700x35 marathon winters. Let's just say there is a reason that the Eskimo have 13+ words for snow! It all depends on the type of snow your are riding through. If the snow is...
Forum: Touring
10-10-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,964
Posted By Jacobi

Can you do this with a double or would chain line...

Can you do this with a double or would chain line issues be a problem?

-Barry-
Forum: Touring
09-29-10, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,037
Posted By Jacobi

I've got Brooks Honey leather bar tape on mine,...

I've got Brooks Honey leather bar tape on mine, 2500 miles and still going strong. I proofide it just like my saddle and it looks just the same. Very durable, don't notice it being slippery when...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Jacobi

Griddle: I like that a lot! Could you post...

Griddle:

I like that a lot! Could you post up some blueprints?!
Forum: Commuting
09-25-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Jacobi

Home Bike Racks...

I had an incident the other day where my touring/commuting/etc. bike was knocked over on it's side causing some damage.

My question is, what bike racks do you folks have at home? What has worked...
Forum: Touring
09-08-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,964
Posted By Jacobi

+2!!! That thing is amazing! Can you list your...

+2!!! That thing is amazing! Can you list your build sheet? I'm guessing you have to have discs on it?!

-Barry-
Forum: Touring
09-02-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,093
Posted By Jacobi

I highly recommend the MSR line of stoves. If...

I highly recommend the MSR line of stoves. If you are going to go canister, I would recommend jetboil.

-Barry-
Forum: Touring
04-16-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,037
Posted By Jacobi

Kyak, I am assuming that is an Ortlieb...

Kyak,

I am assuming that is an Ortlieb handle bar bag on your randonee. How do you fit it with the STI levers? I look at my randonee, an '08 or '09, and I don't see how I'll squeeze a handle bar...
01-15-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Jacobi

I know that coach troy does a similar drill, but...

I know that coach troy does a similar drill, but it is 40 seconds long with a step up in cadence each ten seconds, 90...100...110....all out. 5 minutes rest seems a little excessive, not even sure...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,124
Posted By Jacobi

This comment alone, and all the ignorance that...

This comment alone, and all the ignorance that comes with it, is enough to prevent me from ever buying a bicycle from your company.

The OSO bike does look pretty cool, but I can't trust someone...
01-04-09, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By Jacobi

I think you can replace your Nokian studs with a...

I think you can replace your Nokian studs with a set of Schwalbe Marathon Winters...wait, did you want replacement studs for your tires or replacement studded tires? :D

-Barry-
Forum: Commuting
01-04-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,046
Posted By Jacobi

Wow, I've got the little "Challenger" Brooks bag...

Wow, I've got the little "Challenger" Brooks bag but I really want one of these acorn ones!

What do you mean they "sell out"?

-Barry-
01-02-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,403
Posted By Jacobi

Haha, I love when people say, "I don't do drugs,...

Haha, I love when people say, "I don't do drugs, I just drink!"

LOL
12-19-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,822
Posted By Jacobi

+1 on the Schwalbe Marathon Winters from Peter...

+1 on the Schwalbe Marathon Winters from Peter White!!!

I have ~250 miles on mine and so far they have performed flawlessly. Unfortunately, most of my riding has been without snow, but there have...
11-06-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Jacobi

I've tried Keens and found them to be too narrow....

I've tried Keens and found them to be too narrow. With that said, I've never been told that I've got unusually wide feet.

-Barry-
Forum: Commuting
11-03-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By Jacobi

Yes, like said earlier, too much float is also...

Yes, like said earlier, too much float is also bad. Imagine trying to stand on ice, the slippery surface provides too much movement, or "float."

-Barry-
Forum: Commuting
10-29-08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,119
Posted By Jacobi

What size tires on a Randonee?

I want to get studded tires put on my Randonee, which currently has 700c 32s. The smallest tire I can find in studs (from nokian or schwalbe) is a 35 but nokian makes a W240 that comes in a 40 and I...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Jacobi

Ummm...good story

Ummm...good story
Forum: Commuting
10-26-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,403
Posted By Jacobi

Wow Mike, excellent job and showing how informed...

Wow Mike, excellent job and showing how informed you really are. There will be bad apples in every group the problem with the group you speak of, military 'apes' in Okinawa, is that if they do...
Forum: Touring
10-20-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,394
Posted By Jacobi

It sounds like you need the Novara Randonee,...

It sounds like you need the Novara Randonee, perfect for what you are needing!

-Barry-
10-19-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By Jacobi

What is the best way to toe the pads in more? Is...

What is the best way to toe the pads in more? Is it by sticking a coin or some other relatively flat object under one side of them?
10-19-08, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By Jacobi

The bike is a Novara Randonee and the brakes are...

The bike is a Novara Randonee and the brakes are cantilevers.
10-18-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By Jacobi

Shudder when braking...

I've noticed on my commuter bike that when I come to a stop, or a near stop, if I'm turning the bars (even slightly) that when my speed approaches 0 mph that the front end of the bike begins to...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,888
Posted By Jacobi

Take a look at the Novara Randonee also, if you...

Take a look at the Novara Randonee also, if you have an REI near you.

-Barry-
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,314
Posted By Jacobi

The new soho looks very Civia like. -Barry-

The new soho looks very Civia like.

-Barry-
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Jacobi

I've been running white bar tape for about 9...

I've been running white bar tape for about 9 months now. Is it hard to keep clean? Yes! It will get a little dirty, but it is worth it. I change it every 2-3 months and it never really looks that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-08, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Jacobi

Well then, to answer you question, I have no...

Well then, to answer you question, I have no answer! I guess every manufacture has there "thing." I mean, why does Castelli have a scorpion? I guess the orange flag is just there trademark or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Jacobi

Actually, you pay the $100 more for the fit,...

Actually, you pay the $100 more for the fit, comfort, quality, etc. that they have. Sure, sure, is it worth $100? I guess if those small details are worth it to you, then yes $100 is a small price...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By Jacobi

I don't see the problem with wearing an ipod. ...

I don't see the problem with wearing an ipod. I've only done it once and actually didn't enjoy it, but I don't see anything wrong with someone wanting to do it. I only wore one ear bud and could...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Jacobi

Having another bike in the quiver: Priceless!

Having another bike in the quiver: Priceless!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,558
Posted By Jacobi

Where is their factory? -Barry-

Where is their factory?

-Barry-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 06:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,067
Posted By Jacobi

How do you like the V3? I need a new computer,...

How do you like the V3? I need a new computer, have a Cateye Enduro or Astrale right now and while I like it, it doesn't work that well anymore. The mount has loosened up some and I have to push...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,577
Posted By Jacobi

It's from the movie, "Dude where's my car," hence...

It's from the movie, "Dude where's my car," hence the sweet and dude in the post! You guys are showing your age....or it might be your taste in movies...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Jacobi

Damn, 2000g for the wheels? Seems a little...

Damn, 2000g for the wheels? Seems a little excessive.

-Barry-
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 12:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,577
Posted By Jacobi

That's a sweet Llama dude! -Barry-

That's a sweet Llama dude!

-Barry-
Forum: Touring
07-24-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,843
Posted By Jacobi

I've been sprayed at work and it is very...

I've been sprayed at work and it is very effective. My understanding is that the stronger percentage of oleoresin capsicum just increases the time that the burning sensation is felt, not how strong...
07-16-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,623
Posted By Jacobi

Looks great, but I'm a noob to this whole classic...

Looks great, but I'm a noob to this whole classic thing.

-Barry-
07-16-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,850
Posted By Jacobi

Don't worry about this guy, just report the post...

Don't worry about this guy, just report the post to a moderator. Don't feed into his post, let someone that can ban his IP address do it.

-Barry-
07-15-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Jacobi

I'd like to know how often this happens. I'd...

I'd like to know how often this happens. I'd love to participate and see what it is like.

-Barry-
07-15-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Jacobi

I'm 5'9" and I ride a 53cm, but there are a few...

I'm 5'9" and I ride a 53cm, but there are a few things wrong with this thought process.

1. 53cm between different manufacturers means two totally different things

2. I'm 5'9" but have a 30"...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jacobi

I can't tell in the picture, but will that setup...

I can't tell in the picture, but will that setup allow water/dirt to enter the brifter hood?

-Barry-
07-11-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,077
Posted By Jacobi

This is the shoe to have! Good enough for...

This is the shoe to have! Good enough for Turtle, good enough for me!
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By Jacobi

I agree with you more than most could imagine. I...

I agree with you more than most could imagine. I hate it when people are so high and mighty and forget that there was a time (believe it or not) that they didn't know everything.
06-24-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By Jacobi

Got anything on Lincoln? -Barry-

Got anything on Lincoln?

-Barry-
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,637
Posted By Jacobi

On base we see lots of euro cars, such as right...

On base we see lots of euro cars, such as right hand drives, and I thought maybe there was a euro M3 that was a hatch and you got me all excited!

Oh well, your Mazda 3 is still a good car, but not...
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