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Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,946
Posted By Pain

If you need to ask the question your likely not...

If you need to ask the question your likely not at a proper cadence or your rides are so short it does not matter. As you ride further you will encounter hills and wind so that small ring will...
07-08-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By Pain

Fixed gear on Seattle hills? You better be a...

Fixed gear on Seattle hills? You better be a really strong.
04-10-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By Pain

Should be able to get around it on the Interuban...

Should be able to get around it on the Interuban Trail
12-21-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Pain

R+E Cycles

R+E Cycles
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,154
Posted By Pain

Brand of the frame does not matter but stick with...

Brand of the frame does not matter but stick with the same component brand so you can swap parts if needed.
07-08-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By Pain

OsmAnd Maps & Navigationhttp://osmand.net/

OsmAnd Maps & Navigationhttp://osmand.net/
07-06-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By Pain

You want to stay on the East part of Renton till...

You want to stay on the East part of Renton till you hit 7th.

Right when you cross the train tracks and hit the stop sign turn left onto Houser Way. Right on 4th St then Left on Williams is a...
07-01-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,263
Posted By Pain

I got an android device with HDMI out and hooked...

I got an android device with HDMI out and hooked it up to the TV and it looks pretty good. The NBC TDF android app is only $14.99 and works well for live streaming but there is no replay so you got...
06-24-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,771
Posted By Pain

I prefer the 926AL since they have shorter 80mm...

I prefer the 926AL since they have shorter 80mm arms which give more pad clearance. Longer arms give more power but I can easily lock the wheels with one finger so anything more makes it have poor...
03-16-13, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Pain

Everything I have bought at DX broke the next day...

Everything I have bought at DX broke the next day after I wrote a review.
02-20-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,742
Posted By Pain

Garmin 800 or 810 is what you want. Should be...

Garmin 800 or 810 is what you want. Should be some good deals on the 800 since the 810 just came out.
Replies: 22
Views: 6,388
Posted By Pain

I think Velo Orange will be getting some business...

I think Velo Orange will be getting some business soon. They make retro looking but modern function polished everything and their prices are reasonable.
For the pump you want the polished Lezyne...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,263
Posted By Pain

What Conti did is take some 4000 rubber and put...

What Conti did is take some 4000 rubber and put it on a Gatorskin casing and you have 4Seasons. 4Seasons have better grip but not as supple as 4000s. Gatorskins are a good rear tire since they wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Pain

Sampson Silverton

Sampson Silverton
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-12, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Pain

I like the appearance of the Stanyan better. It...

I like the appearance of the Stanyan better. It is the older black paint which I like better then the new grey. It comes with a matching chromed lugged steel fork so the price premium is not that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-12, 12:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,246
Posted By Pain

Fork failure is my worst nightmare. I have never...

Fork failure is my worst nightmare. I have never had it happen to me however I have witnessed it first hand on a group ride and do not wish to go through that experience. I have full carbon and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,489
Posted By Pain

Big difference between old low profile 18mm...

Big difference between old low profile 18mm height rims and new 30mm or more height rims which don't need as many spokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,012
Posted By Pain

6510 is a nice improvement over the 6501. If you...

6510 is a nice improvement over the 6501. If you can't find them the 5510 are not bad either.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-12, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By Pain

Forces on a frame are maximum going up a steep...

Forces on a frame are maximum going up a steep hill. Forces on a fork are maximum going downhill at high speed into a corner while hitting a pot hole. Which way would be worse in a crash if there...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,689
Posted By Pain

20 mph within 2 ft of the curb on leaves?

20 mph within 2 ft of the curb on leaves?
10-14-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,858
Posted By Pain

My 500 and 800 both cut out grade calc around 3...

My 500 and 800 both cut out grade calc around 3 mph which I notice more walking then cycling. Both have the current firmware but maybe your 500 is an older firmware?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-12, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Pain

The 500 does gradient. I would be concerned that...

The 500 does gradient. I would be concerned that the Joule would not be compatible with the various web sites like Strava and RideWithGPS so you can track your progress and plan routes then upload...
10-05-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,342
Posted By Pain

Like what rm-rf said, you need to set an...

Like what rm-rf said, you need to set an elevation point for your front door step or wherever you start your ride so it has a good reference point for the weather that day.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-12, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,231
Posted By Pain

You will never need carbon wheels. Stopping...

You will never need carbon wheels. Stopping distance is greater than AL even with the special pads. You will always worry about the CF every time you hit a pot hole. Heat buildup is a huge issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By Pain

I have seen more fake ones than real ones. The...

I have seen more fake ones than real ones. The fake ones are still very nice bikes and likely won't asplode if you buy it new. The worst thing about them is the paint job is not as perfect and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,237
Posted By Pain

The threads on the stem which hold the nut do not...

The threads on the stem which hold the nut do not help on a Lezyne pump, it's the threads that hold the plastic stem cap that you need and even the smooth stem Michelin tubes have those threads.
09-23-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Pain

Maybe the brightness is turned all the way down? ...

Maybe the brightness is turned all the way down? Press the power button to bring up the status page to adjust it.
09-14-12, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,705
Posted By Pain

I would certainly stop by Recycled Cycles and...

I would certainly stop by Recycled Cycles and Montlake Bike Shop and see what they have available. Touring or cyclocross bikes with larger smooth tires would work well.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,007
Posted By Pain

Toe covers. ...

Toe covers.
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_533708_-1___202515
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By Pain

If they are too tight then your deforming the...

If they are too tight then your deforming the plastic mount which will eventually break the non-replaceable tabs on the back of your GPS.
07-22-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Pain

Do the south lake loop clockwise to keep the lake...

Do the south lake loop clockwise to keep the lake on your right. Much safer as it cuts way down on the cross traffic. There are signs most of the way but if you get confused just wait 60 seconds...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-12, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By Pain

Gatorskins. Tough and high milage but light...

Gatorskins. Tough and high milage but light enough not to feel like your wheels are filled with concrete.
Forum: Commuting
07-12-12, 08:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,111
Posted By Pain

Could'nt you get a State ID card separate from...

Could'nt you get a State ID card separate from your drivers license so bicycle violations don't impact your insurance rate?
Forum: Commuting
06-23-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By Pain

I ride all year round in Seattle too. Gatorskins...

I ride all year round in Seattle too. Gatorskins can be slick on wet roads so I don't trust them on the front where a slide out usually disastrous. The front tire does not need a high wear...
Forum: Touring
06-23-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,338
Posted By Pain

It basically doubles the material in high stress...

It basically doubles the material in high stress areas that are most common to fail. Commonly found on mountain, cyclocross, and touring bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Pain

Never tried the Optimum Pros. I use a Pro Race...

Never tried the Optimum Pros. I use a Pro Race on the front for grip/feel and Krylion on the rear for wear, which sounds just like the description for Optimums except my tires are easier to find on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Pain

GP 4seasons wear out just as quick as the 4000...

GP 4seasons wear out just as quick as the 4000 and feel right inbetween the Gatorskin and 4000. For some reason GP4S are even more expensive.

I think the Michelin Krylion (now replaced by the...
Forum: Commuting
06-15-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,035
Posted By Pain

Pretty rare that a bike path crossing a major...

Pretty rare that a bike path crossing a major road has the right of way. Every MUT I have been on has a yield or stop sign or nothing at all which basically means good luck your on your own crossing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,776
Posted By Pain

Good stuff but sizing can be tricky. Even when...

Good stuff but sizing can be tricky. Even when you think you have figured out your Castelli size it can be different depending on the exact model.
Forum: Touring
06-14-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,556
Posted By Pain

Keep in mind that you don't have to finish off...

Keep in mind that you don't have to finish off the cassette with a 12T or 11T. There are 13T, 14T, and 15T final position cogs for "junior" gearing so you can totally customize the gearing for...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-12, 10:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pain

If I was concerned about someone stealing my pump...

If I was concerned about someone stealing my pump I would take it off and put it in my jersey pocket. If your worried about your pump then you should be even more worried about your computer and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 12:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,187
Posted By Pain

If you store them in a zip lock bag and keep them...

If you store them in a zip lock bag and keep them out of the light they will last a long long time.
05-25-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,720
Posted By Pain

I think Mercer Island would be a good place to...

I think Mercer Island would be a good place to raise children. I-90 traffic is not any worse then I-5 or West Seattle bridge traffic. Cycling across the I-90 bridge on a stormy winter day would...
05-21-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By Pain

Slow leak means you have a thorn or piece of wire...

Slow leak means you have a thorn or piece of wire in your tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By Pain

If you want to stay flat free you can no longer...

If you want to stay flat free you can no longer ride through the rocks and glass on the shoulder.
Forum: Commuting
05-19-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,249
Posted By Pain

I would love to see this "rock" damage to...

I would love to see this "rock" damage to Gatorskin. Unless it is on the sidewall then I don't believe it. If a rock went through a tire then you should have a hole that you could stick a pencil...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,907
Posted By Pain

Both!

Both!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,698
Posted By Pain

Superfeet claim the Green is for med to high...

Superfeet claim the Green is for med to high arches so how is that supposed to be for flat feet? I tried the Yellow and like them for cycling but I prefer Sole insoles for walking.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By Pain

Chainrings and cassette are not worn badly, just...

Chainrings and cassette are not worn badly, just rusty. A little TLC and they will look nearly new. Chain is likely toast but that is easy to replace. Good chance that water got into the bottom...
05-03-12, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Pain

You might be in trouble with a 50/34, but only a...

You might be in trouble with a 50/34, but only a 38/46 8 tooth difference it would make up for the extra range of 11-32, so a short cage would be fine for total capacity. 5700A would probably work...
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