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Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By rydaddy

Or, maybe, physics has defied you.

Or, maybe, physics has defied you.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 45,804
Posted By rydaddy

Snot rockets are a necessary evil in certain...

Snot rockets are a necessary evil in certain situations. Unless it's landing on you, HTFU.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By rydaddy

I charge $40/wheel for labor but I only do this...

I charge $40/wheel for labor but I only do this on the side (as opposed to making a living on wheel building). Many pro wheel builders will charge more. Your best bet is to build a complete new...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 45,804
Posted By rydaddy

"Brifters" "Deep dish" Inflating to the...

"Brifters"

"Deep dish"

Inflating to the max psi...
11-21-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By rydaddy

I wouldn't leave them alone. I use the handle of...

I wouldn't leave them alone. I use the handle of a cone wrench to set the spoke line. Place it through the triangle created by the 2 crossing spokes and twist toward the hub. It's easier on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By rydaddy

+1 for Lake. I use 47 wides. I'm convinced...

+1 for Lake. I use 47 wides.

I'm convinced SIDI does not make a shoe that fits me.
11-18-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By rydaddy

If you can find a 45t chainring that fits your...

If you can find a 45t chainring that fits your crank you should be good to go. Salsa sells some that are not ramped and pinned but they still shift fine.

A 45/12 combo should keep you legal but...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,268
Posted By rydaddy

your opinion

your opinion
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By rydaddy

I am type 1 diabetic. It takes trial and error...

I am type 1 diabetic. It takes trial and error to figure out how to manage glucose levels while exercising. It's too difficult to say what she should do prior to and during a ride. This is a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By rydaddy

It could be the pedals. It's surely not the...

It could be the pedals. It's surely not the cranks. Unless they were not installed properly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-12, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By rydaddy

Chris King hubs are the same...

Chris King hubs are the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 867
Posted By rydaddy

UC Davis? I can help. But 300 is a stretch...

UC Davis?

I can help. But 300 is a stretch if you are looking to start racing. PM me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By rydaddy

Tighten and loosen if you are truing. ...

Tighten and loosen if you are truing.

Tighten or loosen if you are dishing.

I prefer to err on the side of tightening for a dished wheel. Assuminig I have not exceeded the max tension of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By rydaddy

Yes. Without all the details... I say tighten...

Yes. Without all the details... I say tighten the drive side a little more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 11:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By rydaddy

I wave . Perhaps it is due to these silly...

I wave . Perhaps it is due to these silly polls...

Or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-12, 12:16 AM
08-17-12, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By rydaddy

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By rydaddy

Don't over think it. Buy what you can afford. I...

Don't over think it. Buy what you can afford. I use alloy bars because they are cheaper and pretty much the same weight. Either way, I would not worry about sudden failure...
08-16-12, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By rydaddy

Meh. I looked at this website and found almost...

Meh. I looked at this website and found almost nothing but MUPs.

OP - We don't have many mountain bikers here on this forum (check out the norcal mtbr forum!). I haven't done a lot of mtb riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-12, 10:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,065
Posted By rydaddy

Another vote for the walmart cheapies. I've...

Another vote for the walmart cheapies. I've never pinched from the 12g cartridges due to low inflation... and I'm @185 lbs.

This one has been awesome...
05-23-12, 11:44 PM
05-20-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,287
Posted By rydaddy

Modesto Crit - P123. Lots of local pros in the...

Modesto Crit - P123. Lots of local pros in the race. 3's picked separately. I hung on for 50 of 60 minutes. Got dropped and went solo for 4 laps. Finished 3rd in the 3's. All the rest did not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By rydaddy

Totally agree. And after you inflate with...

Totally agree. And after you inflate with tubeless tires the spokes lose a LOT tension. I'm waiting for a stronger rim from Stans before I build road tubeless again...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By rydaddy

You need to flip it.

You need to flip it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 08:35 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 15,833
Posted By rydaddy

+1 And add to the list... machine-built...

+1

And add to the list... machine-built wheels. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 15,833
Posted By rydaddy

It comes down to bang for your buck. But I am a...

It comes down to bang for your buck. But I am a biased wheelbuilder...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By rydaddy

I was a lucky recipient of a Yakima Holdup...

I was a lucky recipient of a Yakima Holdup (http://www.amazon.com/Yakima-HoldUp-2-Bike-2-Inch-Receiver/dp/B001PUYZPK/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1334104492&sr=8-4) in a raffle. It's an awesome rack. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By rydaddy

Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 15,833
Posted By rydaddy

Anything from Mavic tops my list.

Anything from Mavic tops my list.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By rydaddy

It could also be a saddle height thing. Your new...

It could also be a saddle height thing. Your new pedals may have more or less stack height from your shoes thank your previous ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-12, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By rydaddy

That's a cool looking bridge!

That's a cool looking bridge!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-12, 10:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,100
Posted By rydaddy

Keep in mind these wheels are probably built for...

Keep in mind these wheels are probably built for the sole purpose of finishing 1 race and nothing else... Just saying.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,100
Posted By rydaddy

I've had decent success racing with 32r/28f...

I've had decent success racing with 32r/28f spoked wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By rydaddy

I like the q-tubes on Amazon. They offer...

I like the q-tubes on Amazon. They offer lightweight options and all have removable valve cores, which is nice if you want to add some Stan's sealant to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By rydaddy

Kind of pointless to give you a good answer...

Kind of pointless to give you a good answer without knowing your weight and the type of riding you do.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,484
Posted By rydaddy

If you exceed your max, it wasn't your max, lol.

If you exceed your max, it wasn't your max, lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,243
Posted By rydaddy

Have you tried? My CF rims brake as well, if not...

Have you tried? My CF rims brake as well, if not better, than my aluminum rims.
02-27-12, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,287
Posted By rydaddy

Thanks. I did not envy the afternoon starters. ...

Thanks. I did not envy the afternoon starters. The wind got a lot worse. Great job hanging in there.
02-26-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,287
Posted By rydaddy

Snelling RR - E4's. Brutally windy. Half...

Snelling RR - E4's.

Brutally windy. Half the 100-man field was split at the start of lap 3 (of 5). I barely made that selection and found myself closing gaps toward the end of the race. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,588
Posted By rydaddy

I agree with Drew and a few others. The 3...

I agree with Drew and a few others.

The 3 broken spokes are a sign of more to come. The bike shop has the reasoning wrong, but still not a bad recommendation. As others have said, it's about the...
02-23-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,315
Posted By rydaddy

You probably have more where that came from. ...

You probably have more where that came from. Utilize every possible muscle, including the upper body.
02-21-12, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By rydaddy

Ride your mountain bike up Oat Hill Mine Road. ...

Ride your mountain bike up Oat Hill Mine Road. Fun stuff.
02-19-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By rydaddy

You would probably enjoy the American River Bike...

You would probably enjoy the American River Bike Trail a lot more than any delta roads. However, the weekends can be busy with joggers, etc. so keep that in mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 11:22 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,479
Posted By rydaddy

I love how the fanboyz flock.

I love how the fanboyz flock.
02-14-12, 11:15 PM
02-13-12, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By rydaddy

Based on where you are staying, Diablo!

Based on where you are staying, Diablo!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By rydaddy

I use a Salsa 45t for my son's bike (w/12-28...

I use a Salsa 45t for my son's bike (w/12-28 cassette). It's not ramped and pinned but still shifts great. You probably won't be able to tell the difference.
01-27-12, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By rydaddy

Awesome. I love riding in Sonoma County.

Awesome. I love riding in Sonoma County.
01-22-12, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By rydaddy

You won't regret it, I promise! ;)

You won't regret it, I promise! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By rydaddy

If you see daylight while looking from the...

If you see daylight while looking from the inside, it's been compromised. I would move the tire to the rear (assuming it's in better shape) and never think about it again.
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