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07-30-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,728
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I have 3 for the rear and 2 for the front. ...

I have 3 for the rear and 2 for the front.

I don't like the adjuster on the down tube so I put in a inline barrel adjuster on the cable right next to the shifter. I can easily adjust those and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,699
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Yes. I feel so much better after a good ride. I...

Yes. I feel so much better after a good ride. I may be tired but I still feel so good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,255
Posted By WrightVanCleve

My balanced beam doctors office scale just...

My balanced beam doctors office scale just arrived yesterday. My digital died for some reason. Worked fine before my trip, didn't work after. Replaced the batteries and nothing doing still. Said...
07-23-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,360
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I've had my rear wheel out of dish after...

I've had my rear wheel out of dish after inflating the tire. I hadn't really thought about it till my last build. I've always had trouble getting dish correct on the rear, but when building it, it...
07-21-14, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,306
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Edit: nevermind. Didn't scroll all the way down...

Edit: nevermind. Didn't scroll all the way down before I posted and saw the problem was resolved.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,431
Posted By WrightVanCleve

If everything is properly adjusted, you won't...

If everything is properly adjusted, you won't need such a thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,743
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Been thinking about bibs myself, would like...

Been thinking about bibs myself, would like something to keep things in place better as my shorts slip down when I stand up so I tend not to stand up as often as I'd like, just not sure about fitting...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 45,486
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I just wish the Emonda came with the cool flame...

I just wish the Emonda came with the cool flame paint job that you can get with the Madone.
07-19-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,774
Posted By WrightVanCleve

3 pair of shorts and shirts for cycling. I...

3 pair of shorts and shirts for cycling.

I do laundry once every other week, payday usually, day after if I had to work on payday. Shorts go into cold water with everything else, I don't separate...
07-19-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I like a spoonful of Jif Extra crunchy and a...

I like a spoonful of Jif Extra crunchy and a glass of Nesquik Chocolate syurp in skim milk.

I'll have to try freezing bananas, never did that. They do go good with peanut butter.
07-19-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By WrightVanCleve

You could remove both and be fine. They don't do...

You could remove both and be fine. They don't do anything to hold the wheel in the bike, they just pop the skewer away from the wheel drops when you open the quick release.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,494
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I max the tire ranged PSI for every road tire I...

I max the tire ranged PSI for every road tire I use. I just like it that way.
07-17-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I see people with their dog in a trailer all the...

I see people with their dog in a trailer all the time.

There is a 3 legged dog that comes into our department, therapy dog for the staff, that has a trailer/stroller. He tires easily with just 1...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,173
Posted By WrightVanCleve

No, too hot to wear. I'm not that self conscious...

No, too hot to wear. I'm not that self conscious about what others think of me. I'm fat and in spandex with other cycling gear. At least I'm trying to loose weight unlike a lot of other fat people...
07-15-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,405
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I think it depends upon the shorts if they are...

I think it depends upon the shorts if they are worth the price or not.

I've had a few pair of cheap shorts that worked well and were comfortable enough to wear, but I've had more pairs of cheap...
07-13-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By WrightVanCleve

If you are not diabetic, I would just use regular...

If you are not diabetic, I would just use regular energy gels, but I use them to feed my brain when I start to get drifty(I'm not diabetic but they do help me get my focus back on long rides.) Brain...
07-13-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 35,272
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I realize this thread was a necro but... I...

I realize this thread was a necro but...

I like Grip Shift twist shifters.
07-13-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,916
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I stop if there is no clear view of the road but...

I stop if there is no clear view of the road but I'll roll through if I can see that there is no cars coming from either direction. Usually I'll slow quite a bit so that I can stop when I do see a...
07-13-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 76,121
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I commuted for years in all weather on a steel...

I commuted for years in all weather on a steel frame. Still have the frame, still not rusted. Only thing I didn't like was it was noodly when cornering hard, otherwise the ride was very comfortable...
07-13-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,507
Posted By WrightVanCleve

When I had a hatch back, I didn't like having the...

When I had a hatch back, I didn't like having the rack on the glass back. I also wanted to be able to carry a canoe with a couple of bikes, when I was in my 20s and pretty much made just enough to...
06-30-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I think I quoted the wrong post. I thought I...

I think I quoted the wrong post. I thought I quoted the post that mentioned 4$ patch kits. I was more curious about the cost out in CA vs OH. Sometimes I get a bit dyslexic and think I'm quoting...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Can they be recycled?

Can they be recycled?
06-30-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Patch kits are that expensive? I get them at my...

Patch kits are that expensive? I get them at my LBS for 2$. I know cost of living is higher in CA, and that is only 2$ more, but damn.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,595
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Sometimes I ride into work. Best part of my day....

Sometimes I ride into work. Best part of my day. I like to see how fast I can do my route. Hardly any of them ride so they are impressed easily. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,951
Posted By WrightVanCleve

When I do give a wave, I usually lift my left...

When I do give a wave, I usually lift my left hand and wave while keeping my palm on the bar. It is obvious that I'm giving a wave but I'm not getting my arm in the action.

I think it is too...
06-28-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Park Tool Co. Park Tool Co....

Park Tool Co. Park Tool Co. (http://www.parktool.com/) Just so you have a link to their site. :)

There are 2 types. Your crank looks different than what I've seen so I'm thinking it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 08:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,595
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Morning, but I usually get out around 10am when...

Morning, but I usually get out around 10am when I've fully woke up.
Forum: Recumbent
06-28-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,815
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Logic would be sound if there were not so many...

Logic would be sound if there were not so many hind ends and preferences for seat type.

I have found a seat I'm comfortable with, Serfas RX. Others don't care for that seat. Some feel it is too...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,974
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I'm happy with having 2 front, 9 rear, but I was...

I'm happy with having 2 front, 9 rear, but I was also happy with 3 front(didn't use granny at all though) and 8 rear. Happier with the 2 front since I never used that front granny, just way to small...
06-25-14, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,213
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I think aluminum frames have gotten better in the...

I think aluminum frames have gotten better in the low and mid ranges so they aren't quite as harsh as they used to be. Tech has trickled down so what used to be high end 10 years ago and was really...
Forum: Recumbent
06-24-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,125
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I was figuring on the trike, putting a fairing...

I was figuring on the trike, putting a fairing and since i'm almost flat, I'd be a bit more aerodynamic than any other set up. I'd have to muck around with some kind of strap type of system to hold...
06-24-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I carry, a small adjustable wrench, a pair of...

I carry, a small adjustable wrench, a pair of pliers, a multi tool of hex and screw drivers, a bit of chain left over from when bought my new chain(I wouldn't expect you to have this but when you do...
06-24-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Check wheel to make sure it is seated properly. ...

Check wheel to make sure it is seated properly. I assume you did but I've had a friend do that quite often, and I've not seated the wheel correctly many time and wonder what I did wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,341
Posted By WrightVanCleve

For mirrors in general, yes I find them extremely...

For mirrors in general, yes I find them extremely useful.

Take A Look Cycling Mirror Original Visor And Glasses - Cycle City - The Alameda Trek Bike Shop...
Forum: Recumbent
06-23-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,125
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Those bents with that big windshiel

Does it actually help with aerodynamics or is it just for bug catching?

It seems that over the top, it would help move the air since there is not as much space between the top edge and the top of...
06-23-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,372
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Use bladed spokes with a nice sharp edge. :D

Use bladed spokes with a nice sharp edge. :D
06-23-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,372
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Aim for their neck so you don't spoil any meat. ...

Aim for their neck so you don't spoil any meat. Post ride lunch.

Squirrel is good eats.
06-22-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Thanks. I wasn't sure about those if I'm just...

Thanks. I wasn't sure about those if I'm just hitting them at the wrong times or if it is blocked in here like the Olympics were when logging in through BBC.com. Had to use a proxy for that.
...
06-22-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I want to watch racing online

I don't have a TV.

Even when I had a TV, I didn't have cable.

I watch everything online now and have no real reason to go with a TV anymore.

Even if I did have a TV, I usually wasn't able to...
06-22-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By WrightVanCleve

There used to be some stuff that I would put on...

There used to be some stuff that I would put on my glasses that would keep them from fogging. Worked great when I used it. Used it a lot for paint ball goggles also. Winter play would have them...
Forum: Foo
06-21-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,644
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Maybe if I was racing, I'd hook up a condom...

Maybe if I was racing, I'd hook up a condom catheter.

I'm not so, no.
06-20-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,918
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I don't see how Loctite would prevent stolen...

I don't see how Loctite would prevent stolen parts, maybe the red would to a certain degree or at least require the right tools to remove said part instead of fingers, but I don't think anyone would...
06-19-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By WrightVanCleve

That big bag is just too big for my general...

That big bag is just too big for my general riding. The Deuter I have is quite small compared to that huge bag. More comfortable for long rides. My commutes are only about 15 to 17 miles, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Question on the Michelin Pro. I had a Pro 2...

Question on the Michelin Pro. I had a Pro 2 service course, never had been used and was still in it's wrapper. I got a puncture, and about 200k later, the tire started to come apart right where the...
06-19-14, 05:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,323
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I drink chocolate skim milk with my peanut butter...

I drink chocolate skim milk with my peanut butter and jelly/jam sandwich. I don't always have this after I ride, but PBJ and chocolate milk is one of my favorite food combinations.
06-18-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Motorcyclists wave. I've done that when on my...

Motorcyclists wave. I've done that when on my motorcycle. Some will wave when you are on a bicycle.

I don't know why, maybe because on our two wheeled machines, we can actually see the other...
06-18-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I have a Camelbak bladder, came with my...

I have a Camelbak bladder, came with my commuter/long trips/when I need a big backpack, backpack. CamelBak | VANTAGE FT Large Capacity Backcountry Hydration Pack...
06-18-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By WrightVanCleve

Sometimes I wave but I don't always have the...

Sometimes I wave but I don't always have the energy so sometimes I don't.

Cycle chicks I wave and smile.
06-18-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,918
Posted By WrightVanCleve

I have never used it or never felt the need to...

I have never used it or never felt the need to use it. Never had stuff just come loose, even on my mountain bikes.
06-18-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,588
Posted By WrightVanCleve

People around here are on serious beaters if they...

People around here are on serious beaters if they lost their license. Rusted out Huffy or other brand of equal crap. Just real beaters.

So, nice bike at liquor store = someone just getting a...
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