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Forum: Commuting
02-16-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By Glynis27

I've been on a set of Marathon Winters for 3-4...

I've been on a set of Marathon Winters for 3-4 years and have not had this issue at all. Never have had a flat and my studs don't protrude or anything.

How much air pressure are you running? Are...
10-06-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By Glynis27

Bike shop needs to be a dealer to get Salsa...

Bike shop needs to be a dealer to get Salsa usually.
06-17-14, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Glynis27

I would first try slightly less cable tension...

I would first try slightly less cable tension and/or backing out the High Limit screw 1/4 a turn. See if that brings any change.
06-17-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Glynis27

Has the pressure required to shift tripled for...

Has the pressure required to shift tripled for shifting both up AND down? What changes did you make?
01-15-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By Glynis27

I had 2 sets of Schwalbe tires with the loose 1cm...

I had 2 sets of Schwalbe tires with the loose 1cm of reflective tape. I've been riding on them for 4 years without them coming free. That loose bit is just where they join the two ends. You might be...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-13, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,165
Posted By Glynis27

Is the fork on the 'goose a bit bent, or is the...

Is the fork on the 'goose a bit bent, or is the photo playing tricks on me?
06-11-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Glynis27

That's a 2012 Revel 2. I think those did have a...

That's a 2012 Revel 2. I think those did have a lock-out, but it was physical with no blow-off. That might have been the Revel 1 with the lock-out though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Glynis27

I would try running a thicker insole, or even a...

I would try running a thicker insole, or even a larger one that would ride up the sides a bit. That will take up some of the volume.
05-31-13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By Glynis27

It's most likely the light causing the problem....

It's most likely the light causing the problem. We see that issue quite frequently and it's the only thing that keeps me from buying a wireless computer. You can try moving them as far from each...
05-17-13, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By Glynis27

The spring is backwards.

The spring is backwards.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Glynis27

This stuff? ...

This stuff?

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=41902&category=7
04-16-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,720
Posted By Glynis27

It sure does. You went with a much more original...

It sure does. You went with a much more original look than I, but I can put mine back to 100% original in 10 mins. These bikes are really fun to ride. Enjoy it!
03-27-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,055
Posted By Glynis27

I'm guessing that once he removed the play in the...

I'm guessing that once he removed the play in the crank arm, the rough bottom bracket was more noticeable and had previously been in that condition.
03-21-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By Glynis27

Looks good to me. You don't even need to take...

Looks good to me. You don't even need to take them apart to clean them.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Glynis27

That could even just be from a wedding ring or...

That could even just be from a wedding ring or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Glynis27

I agree. That looks suspiciously like it got...

I agree. That looks suspiciously like it got nicked by a cut-off wheel.
02-26-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,720
Posted By Glynis27

Very cool! I have an '85 that I've been working...

Very cool! I have an '85 that I've been working on and riding. Love that bike. I used Paselas on mine, along with the Soma CS protector.

Can't wait to see some pictures.
02-19-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,166
Posted By Glynis27

They are $119 here in the 2 stores I've checked....

They are $119 here in the 2 stores I've checked. They had quite a few "built" and on the floor. If they drop below $50, I'd consider one for messing around on.
02-19-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Glynis27

Not the kind of "close call" with the dog I was...

Not the kind of "close call" with the dog I was expecting! :lol:
Forum: Commuting
02-18-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,849
Posted By Glynis27

I will sweat through my clothes and need to...

I will sweat through my clothes and need to change at work anyway, so I might as wear riding gear for the ride. They dry much quicker too. Hate dressing for the return ride in cold, wet clothes.
02-18-13, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,612
Posted By Glynis27

My fix for this has been to take an extra rack...

My fix for this has been to take an extra rack strut like this... http://www.topeak.com/products/Racks/exlong_mtgbracketarms and cut off right through the rib. This gives you an approximately 3" long...
02-15-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Glynis27

Should be fine. I usually round 1 size up with...

Should be fine. I usually round 1 size up with spokes.
02-06-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Glynis27

Yeah, I've had the Hotshot since it was released....

Yeah, I've had the Hotshot since it was released. I love looking backward and seeing it reflect off things almost a mile away.

In this review they say the mount is awful. I never had a problem...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-13, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Glynis27

I much prefer riding with fenders in the rain....

I much prefer riding with fenders in the rain. Keeps me cleaner and drier. When I get stuck in the rain without them, I always get water/grit in my eyes and mouth. Yuck. I hate feeling the grit in my...
01-22-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,603
Posted By Glynis27

Cateye makes their Commuter and Micro Wireless...

Cateye makes their Commuter and Micro Wireless computers with a backlight. Also think their upcoming Stealth line will too. Not sure who else.
Forum: Commuting
01-21-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 988
Posted By Glynis27

For me, it depends on the time of the year. In...

For me, it depends on the time of the year. In winter, the rare 50* day feels awfully nice. In summer, 70* is awesome.

I've ridden in everything from -15* to 100*, but my favorite temps are the...
01-14-13, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By Glynis27

When you say you had to loosen the cable, did you...

When you say you had to loosen the cable, did you do this by un-hooking the noodle, or did you loosen the clamp bolt? Learn to un-hook the noodle for wheel removal. You shouldn't need to loosen the...
01-10-13, 10:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,764
Posted By Glynis27

That's pretty cool. If I had a pair of...

That's pretty cool. If I had a pair of winter-only shoes I'd do the same. Do you really run your cleats that far forward though?
12-10-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,714
Posted By Glynis27

I agree. On a lot of forks, that section you...

I agree. On a lot of forks, that section you filed is the only part that holds the fork crown/legs to the steering tube, and now it's gone. Go out and hold the front wheel between your knees while...
12-10-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Glynis27

I have a pair of those and they are great. Just...

I have a pair of those and they are great. Just baggy enough to not look like lycra, but don't flap around and catch on things. I also have a pair of Sombrio Highlines Epik shorts that are almost as...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By Glynis27

While any tire is more likely to slide in the...

While any tire is more likely to slide in the wet, some tires are better than others. I have personal experience with both Gatorskins and Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires in 700x28. They are both nice...
11-20-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Glynis27

I just put some Bar Mitts on my Origin-8 Space...

I just put some Bar Mitts on my Origin-8 Space Bars. Haven't used them in the cold yet, but they do fit. I had to move my shifter a bit (single, old friction shifter) so the lever was able to move...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,549
Posted By Glynis27

My district includes only about 80 homes. Even if...

My district includes only about 80 homes. Even if everyone arrived at the same time, the line wouldn't be that long.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By Glynis27

I grow a beard and wear a fleece neck warmer. ...

I grow a beard and wear a fleece neck warmer.

I've tried the balaclava, and still wear it when it's 10*F or colder, but I'd prefer to not wear it when possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,816
Posted By Glynis27

Yes, and that's why you remove those ugly things.

Yes, and that's why you remove those ugly things.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,811
Posted By Glynis27

You could also modify a rear fender for use on...

You could also modify a rear fender for use on the front.
Forum: Commuting
10-11-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By Glynis27

I noticed this last month and also again today....

I noticed this last month and also again today. Completely cutting everything below the power lines. The trail looks very different now.
10-11-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Glynis27

That's pretty normal when doing that type of...

That's pretty normal when doing that type of conversion. Previously the FD was keeping the chain in check, but now it's gone. You have a few options...

-Add a chain retention device or chain...
10-08-12, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By Glynis27

I frequently get the same responses when I show...

I frequently get the same responses when I show up for a MTB ride. I just like my bike to be clean and lubed. It's really easy if you just give it a wipe down after each ride instead of letting it...
10-01-12, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By Glynis27

Earlier his summer, we had a batch of new road...

Earlier his summer, we had a batch of new road bikes come into the shop that would not hold adjustment at all. We finally tracked it down to the barrel adjusters. Once we switched to another brand,...
09-04-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,596
Posted By Glynis27

It's built for kangaroos.

It's built for kangaroos.
Forum: Commuting
09-03-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,464
Posted By Glynis27

Was it a bat? The flying kind, not the the...

Was it a bat? The flying kind, not the the baseball kind.
08-17-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Glynis27

The Cygolite Hotshot has user-adjustable modes. I...

The Cygolite Hotshot has user-adjustable modes. I have one set for MUP use, I have it set extremely dim. When I get to the road, I hit the "mode" button once and it switches over to a super-bright...
08-17-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Glynis27

Yep, more padding is usually not the answer. That...

Yep, more padding is usually not the answer. That said, the saddle you have now might not be the right one for you.
08-13-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By Glynis27

When I install those pads, I frequently cut the...

When I install those pads, I frequently cut the "plow" off altogether. I've never really found it to do much but get in the way.
08-03-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,941
Posted By Glynis27

I was at the corner store last week and watched a...

I was at the corner store last week and watched a young woman hit a large, orange traffic barrel with her car. It became wedged under her front bumper and was making a hell of a noise. She slowed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,731
Posted By Glynis27

I've had the Podium Chill bottles for a few years...

I've had the Podium Chill bottles for a few years and have never had them leak, at all. They are the only bottles I've ever had that don't leak. I don't screw the lid on too tight or anything.
07-11-12, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Glynis27

We've ground down the back side of the pin...

We've ground down the back side of the pin spanner arms so we don't need to remove the crank. Works fine.
07-10-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,067
Posted By Glynis27

I've been thinking of getting a 20 myself. Mostly...

I've been thinking of getting a 20 myself. Mostly want it so I can map the dirt/gravel trails I find while riding, so I can return to them and also try to link them all into 1 ride. Is it good for...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By Glynis27

When I first installed my SMP it was the toughest...

When I first installed my SMP it was the toughest tire I'd ever mounted. Used zip-ties to keep the bead in place, multiple tire levers and lots of effort. I recently had to swap them over to another...
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