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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-08, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By Hawkster

Long time no see.

Hello all,
Technology is amazing! I haven't been on this site in years, yet I received an email letting me know that one of my threads had been replied to.
Boulder Bill, that is one awesome...
01-20-05, 10:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,088
Posted By Hawkster

Hey everyone, I don't know if anyone is...

Hey everyone, I don't know if anyone is interested but here is an update:

I took Ranger's advice and obtained a pair of powershield pants from Foxwear, they are quite excellent! The coldest i've...
12-05-04, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,088
Posted By Hawkster

Wow, that was a quick! Are you sure you are not...

Wow, that was a quick! Are you sure you are not hired as a sales guy for foxwear? :p
Thanks for the additional info and quick reply, I will give them a call tomarrow. Later, Paul J.
12-04-04, 05:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,088
Posted By Hawkster

Ranger, I am really looking for some winter pants...

Ranger, I am really looking for some winter pants now because it was below 30F on my ride today and shorts just aint warm enough anymore. I am thinking I will give foxwear a go, I am 6'8" so the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-04, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

To answer my original question, I was able to use...

To answer my original question, I was able to use the 8-9 speed hub in my bike, the spacing was already 130 mm, and the wheel guy put a spacer in to make it work with my 7-speed cog.

What you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-04, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

Wow, what kind of wheels were you running, and...

Wow, what kind of wheels were you running, and how many spokes? Where did you get them from? With the past two wheels I tried my lucky number seems to be about 400 miles when they start to go, then...
11-04-04, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hawkster

LOL

LOL
11-04-04, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hawkster

It probably wont help a lot if you land flat on...

It probably wont help a lot if you land flat on your stomach, but if you land on your shoulder it is quite effective. Put your helmet on and lay on the ground you will see what I am talking about.
11-01-04, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,508
Posted By Hawkster

Do you only hear it when you are not pedaling? :p...

Do you only hear it when you are not pedaling? :p

Seriously though, It sounds like your crank/bike and chainrings are flexing when you lay on the power, causing the chain to rub on the...
11-01-04, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hawkster

all I was riding the appalachian trail a...

all

I was riding the appalachian trail a few weeks ago and there was a some construction being done, there was a little ditch-like low spot crossing the road, only about 6 inches deep, nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-04, 05:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

Hey everyone! Yes, I agree, I think if I had to...

Hey everyone!
Yes, I agree, I think if I had to ride with a 16 spoke I probably wouldn't ride at all.

I got my new wheel this past thursday. 36 spoke velocity dyad, made in Austrailia. For some...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-04, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

Ok, even if you guys haven't completely convinced...

Ok, even if you guys haven't completely convinced me, I will feel a whole lot better about getting a 36 spoke wheel now. Hopefully in a year or two I will be as firm a believer as you all are. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-04, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

I didn't litterally mean slop in the wheel. What...

I didn't litterally mean slop in the wheel. What I mean is I don't want it to be so critical that the weel be built and tensioned EXACTLY right or the spokes break. The shop I go to now seems to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-04, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

A few people have said I probably don't need 40...

A few people have said I probably don't need 40 spokes, this may be true. But what are the disadvantages of having too many? More weight? Added wind resistance? Is there anyone who has used diff...
10-18-04, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Hawkster

Speaking of which, Can I put a 7 speed sora...

Speaking of which, Can I put a 7 speed sora cassette on a 9 speed-shimano compatible hub?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-04, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

I live on the eastern shore of MD where it is...

I live on the eastern shore of MD where it is FLAT, I usually do 20 mile rides during the week and 40-50 milers on the weekends, I would like to go farther but don't because of the risk of breaking a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-04, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hawkster

Hey everyone, I finally decided to get a new...

Hey everyone,
I finally decided to get a new rear wheel for my bike. I am 6'8" and 235# (down from 300 mind you) so I guess you could consider me a clydesdale ;). I have had a lot of trouble with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-04, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,148
Posted By Hawkster

I usually just wear regular shorts over my biking...

I usually just wear regular shorts over my biking shorts. I have a pair made out of parachute-like material that I really like. They are also a tad on the stiffer side which seems to help spread the...
Forum: Foo
04-22-04, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Hawkster

Hey Pyze-guy, that is a good question. I was...

Hey Pyze-guy, that is a good question. I was kinda hoping ya'll would be able to help me with that too. I have searched all over the internet and can't find any info on it, the only possible...
Forum: Foo
04-20-04, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Hawkster

Chevy Speedometer Inaccurate...Help?

Hello Everyone, I hope everyone has been doing OK. :)

Ok, I'll get right to the point.
The speedometer in my '92 Chevy pickup is not accurate, it starts out being a "little" off but as I...
02-14-04, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By Hawkster

Hey slayer, I am not a (cycle) computer buff by...

Hey slayer, I am not a (cycle) computer buff by any means. I just got my first "serious" bike (a Fuji Ace:p) last year. When I got my bike I told them I wanted the cheapest cycloputer they had with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-04, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,913
Posted By Hawkster

When I was trying to learn riding no hands I...

When I was trying to learn riding no hands I would just *barely* take my hands off the bar, keeping my fingers around the tube still, just not grasping it. Then just move further and further away as...
02-10-04, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By Hawkster

The first few times I saw the ad-bot I thought it...

The first few times I saw the ad-bot I thought it was just a member with the google G as an aviatar. I finally noticed that it never posted anything. Guess I'm a little slow :rolleyes:.
Anyway, it...
02-08-04, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Hawkster

I downloaded the demo version and it seems to...

I downloaded the demo version and it seems to work alright with XP. Is there anyone who has the full program and Win XP?
02-02-04, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Hawkster

Race online with trainer?

Hey everyone,

I was looking up trainers today and I came across AnyTrainer 3D (http://www.anytrainer.com) in a previous post on bikeforums. I downloaded the demo and it looks like it would...
Forum: Triathlon
11-06-03, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By Hawkster

Ok, great! Those sound like some pretty good...

Ok, great! Those sound like some pretty good suggestions. What do you think of Roast Beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans ,and a couple of really good homemade dinner rolls?
Forum: Triathlon
11-03-03, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By Hawkster

What do YOU want to eat just after a triathalon?

Hey everybody, its me again. :D
The local boyscout troop of which my brother is a member is hoping to raise money by offering food at the next Blackwater Eagleman Triathlon. They are planning on...
08-14-03, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hawkster

Just an update, I have now put over 700 miles on...

Just an update, I have now put over 700 miles on the bike since I replaced the second spoke myself and have not had any more trouble from them. I guess that they were just not trued and tensioned...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-03, 09:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,731
Posted By Hawkster

I couldn't agree more.

I couldn't agree more.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-03, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,731
Posted By Hawkster

Personal of, having to do with, or belonging to...

Personal of, having to do with, or belonging to a person; individual

Vehicle Any means of carrying, conveying, or transporting.

Bicycle A lightweight vehicle consisting of a metal frame...
08-13-03, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,800
Posted By Hawkster

If anyone wants to know, When I was trying to get...

If anyone wants to know, When I was trying to get used to drinking water instead of milk, soda ect. I would get out whatever I was going to drink but instead of just pouring a glass, I would fill the...
Forum: Triathlon
08-02-03, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Hawkster

I'm sorry! I'm sorry! I'll get it right from now...

I'm sorry! I'm sorry! I'll get it right from now on. That must be why it took so long for someone to post back, nobody knew what the heck I was talking about. As for you Miss Cindy, I am not...
08-02-03, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hawkster

Hey, just to let you know, I lowered the bars...

Hey, just to let you know, I lowered the bars about an inch and my elbows are much better. They just feel a little funny now, I will try lowering just a little more. Thanks for the input - Paul J.
07-26-03, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hawkster

Hey, Whilst we are on the subject of pain in the...

Hey, Whilst we are on the subject of pain in the joints does anyone know what would cause elbow discomfort? I get kind of a tinge or something in mine after riding for a few miles, feels like they...
07-26-03, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,185
Posted By Hawkster

Hey, don't feel too bad, I noticed that the...

Hey, don't feel too bad, I noticed that the end-cap on my barhandle was coming out so I decided to give it a nice whack with the palm of my hand. Though I didn't fall it sure scared the crud out of...
07-26-03, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,088
Posted By Hawkster

But how did they braze those luggs onto the...

But how did they braze those luggs onto the bamboo...
07-22-03, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hawkster

Ok, The wheels are AlexRims RP-15F they come...

Ok,
The wheels are AlexRims RP-15F they come standard on the Fuji Ace, and there are 32 spokes, for more info visit Fuji bikes/ Ace...
07-22-03, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hawkster

Do I need heavier spokes?

Hey guys, I got a new Fuji Ace at the end of this past March, it is my first road bike and I like it very much. The thing is that I broke a spoke on it when It had about 400 miles on it, I took it to...
06-07-03, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By Hawkster

Is this the one you are looking at? That thang...

Is this the one you are looking at? That thang looks pretty frigging Hot!

Ok, Bye:rolleyes:
06-07-03, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By Hawkster

Hey fujitive, My Parents got me an Archos 6000...

Hey fujitive,
My Parents got me an Archos 6000 for Christmas the year before last and I have not had it skip on me yet.

Around two months after I got it it started acting all funny and wouldnt...
Forum: Triathlon
06-06-03, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Hawkster

Anyone In the Triathalon?

Hey everyone,

I was wondering if anyone on here is going to be in the EagleMan Triathalon in Cambridge Maryland this Sunday.

I am going to be handing out water for the cycling section and...
01-08-03, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,535
Posted By Hawkster

Eggs, Bacon, and Grits with a couple glasses of...

Eggs, Bacon, and Grits with a couple glasses of OJ aint bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-03, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Hawkster

Need advice! What do you think of this?

Hey, its me again, back asking more questions:rolleyes: And you guys won't mind answering me cause you've got nothin better to do right? :p Right!

Ok then, here goes.

I've been looking for a...
Forum: Recumbent
11-06-02, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 856
Posted By Hawkster

I just HAD to post this!

Hey guys,(n'gals) I was lookin' around this site and came across this Bahz Luhman (http://wisil.recumbents.com/wisil/ride-streamlined.htm). It was too good not to share with you fine people.
...
11-01-02, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,666
Posted By Hawkster

Do you like it? I am trying to start a new...

Do you like it? I am trying to start a new trend.:D

Actually, I took that pic last night... Halloween, I was supposed to be a mime, or something like that. The white face had kinda worn off by...
11-01-02, 06:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,666
Posted By Hawkster

Hey, you guys aren't going to believe this but I...

Hey, you guys aren't going to believe this but I was up on that same peak just the other day! No kiddin I have photo as proof! When I was there that peak sure looked like a building to me!

Ha Ha...
10-30-02, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,386
Posted By Hawkster

About ten years ago I was riding with my sister...

About ten years ago I was riding with my sister (in a car) on the way to school, there was a dead buzzard lying almost on the centerline. The person in front of us (this guy must be an absolute...
10-23-02, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Hawkster

Rocky eats eggs, well...drinks them, So they must...

Rocky eats eggs, well...drinks them, So they must be good for you right? :D
10-22-02, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,889
Posted By Hawkster

Oh, that would be Poul's winner handshake.:D...

Oh, that would be Poul's winner handshake.:D Poor ickle Prime Minister can't take it.


I'm not Famous...Yet. Yall will all be hearing about me in the future.;)

Later, Paul :cool:
10-21-02, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,909
Posted By Hawkster

Way to go Tim!:thumbup: Is that the outline of a...

Way to go Tim!:thumbup: Is that the outline of a sixpack I see? :)

You just came pretty close to describing what I started doing this spring :eek: Scary, isn't it.:D Well, 60 pounds later I'm...
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