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Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By jeff^d

Definitely penis issues or mommy issues. ...

Definitely penis issues or mommy issues. Possibly both.
Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 47,548
Posted By jeff^d

Definitely a workable distance. Go for it.

Definitely a workable distance. Go for it.
Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,095
Posted By jeff^d

I went 5 years car free, now am in a situation...

I went 5 years car free, now am in a situation with a 24 mile one way commute because of family. Now I drive 3-4 times a week and ride 1-2 times. It's been a tough transition, and hopefully not...
Forum: Commuting
01-12-12, 06:14 PM
Forum: Commuting
01-12-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,484
Posted By jeff^d

My minimum one-way is 23 miles, but usually it's...

My minimum one-way is 23 miles, but usually it's 24-28 to avoid the busier streets or bad pavement.

Typically I bike-train-bike and then my one-way is only 15 miles, and avoids all the bad...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-11, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 155,291
Posted By jeff^d

Clear morning, about 45F at home and 66F at work....

Clear morning, about 45F at home and 66F at work. I'm trying to turn over a new leaf and stop driving to work. Used to have a great 12 mile one way commute, but we moved and I'm now about 25 miles...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By jeff^d

Scary, I know that feeling. I hate it when...

Scary, I know that feeling.

I hate it when I'm cruising along and someone decides to pass me, then move into my lane and make a right turn. Happens all the time out here in the IE.
11-02-11, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By jeff^d

That's damn creepy, posting random pics of women...

That's damn creepy, posting random pics of women you see on the trail.
06-10-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By jeff^d

Looks like 26" to me... or that's a big tandem. ...

Looks like 26" to me... or that's a big tandem.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/180348_192597064092967_100000280234336_668240_3112699_n.jpg
05-31-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By jeff^d

Wife and I rode this on our tandem. We had a...

Wife and I rode this on our tandem. We had a great day, loved the scenery and beautiful weather. Started a bit chilly and windy but ended perfectly.

Anyone know what happened to the other tandem...
05-15-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By jeff^d

Lost Garmin 305 @ Green River...

Probably a long shot, but I think I drove off from parking just outside the golf course at Green River Rd by SART this afternoon with my Edge 305 on the roof of my car. If anyone happened to find...
04-27-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,263
Posted By jeff^d

Small world! We're about a mile away near...

Small world! We're about a mile away near Highland/Cajon, near Prospect Park. It's a beautiful place for sure.
04-27-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,263
Posted By jeff^d

I will have to send this thing to Tandems East or...

I will have to send this thing to Tandems East or buy a Bushnell. I still can't get it out of the frame. We're heading off on a trip this weekend but hope to get the bike in the shop soon so we can...
04-25-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,263
Posted By jeff^d

In order to tap the stuck side out I need to get...

In order to tap the stuck side out I need to get at it from the other side of the bolt. This is why I was using an allen wrench against the inside of the threaded wedge. Honestly I pounded pretty...
04-25-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,263
Posted By jeff^d

Cannondale double wedge eccentric stuck

My wife and I bought a 2011 Cannondale Road Tandem 2 about a month ago from a local shop (the model shown here: http://www.eriksbikeshop.com/2011-Road-Tandem-2-Tandem-Bike/PR3C8052/Product --...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-11, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,674
Posted By jeff^d

My wife and I have had our picture taken by a...

My wife and I have had our picture taken by a traffic camera at one of these speed traps. We were riding our tandem, going about 50mph in a 35mph zone. The picture would have been her butt and the...
Forum: Foo
01-19-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,889
Posted By jeff^d

I prefer a good ride followed by a good cup (or...

I prefer a good ride followed by a good cup (or three) of caffeine.

I'll often have a steady stream of caffeine before switching to beer in the evenings. A little worried my life is becoming...
01-18-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By jeff^d

There have been a few other posts on Cannondale...

There have been a few other posts on Cannondale weights here... usually between 36-38 lbs for the newer models.
01-14-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By jeff^d

Reflective tape is another great tool. Granted...

Reflective tape is another great tool. Granted some have very nice bikes and don't want to tape over stuff. But my commuter bike, typically the bike I'm out on before light and after dark, is...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,264
Posted By jeff^d

It depends on how well balanced you are, how long...

It depends on how well balanced you are, how long your commute is, what type of roads you ride, your budget, etc. In general, I think a second wheelset is a really good idea if you get enough melt...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,140
Posted By jeff^d

"Back in the day" cell phones didn't exist and...

"Back in the day" cell phones didn't exist and you'd find a payphone or wait until you could get to a land line. By your logic you shouldn't even be carrying a cell phone for emergencies.

It's...
11-16-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,265
Posted By jeff^d

We were climbing Glendora Mountain Road in...

We were climbing Glendora Mountain Road in southern California shortly after a mountain lion sighting in the local news.

Another rider in the group joked about how excited a mountain lion must get...
10-07-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By jeff^d

Another +1 for Topeak pumps... Besides chain...

Another +1 for Topeak pumps...

Besides chain tool and quick links, we carry a pin spanner on long tandem rides. Makes for easy adjustment of the eccentric when you have timing chain troubles.
09-23-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By jeff^d

We are getting up there, 26/29. Have a few years...

We are getting up there, 26/29. Have a few years till we hit 80...
Forum: Foo
09-22-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By jeff^d

I've had mild asthma since middle school, now in...

I've had mild asthma since middle school, now in my mid 20s. Seems to have various triggers... cool, humid nights, exercise, ozone, high elevation. I ride very regularly and find that consistent...
Forum: Foo
09-17-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 419
Posted By jeff^d

I thought this thread was about sex. I guess...

I thought this thread was about sex. I guess this is almost as good.
09-16-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,828
Posted By jeff^d

For the vast majority of bumps, we don't even use...

For the vast majority of bumps, we don't even use verbal warnings anymore. I'll stop pedaling and stand up slightly (1-2" from saddle) and she instinctively does the same. Works for us.

I do...
09-15-10, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,078
Posted By jeff^d

I've kept nice bikes outside under a tarp. ...

I've kept nice bikes outside under a tarp. Sometimes you don't have another option. In my case, however, there was really no threat of theft. I would be very hesitant in Ontario to keep a nice...
09-13-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By jeff^d

12 tandems started the Leadville 100 this year. ...

12 tandems started the Leadville 100 this year. 13 were signed up. That's saying a lot, considering it's close to $600 plus transportation, logistics, etc... not to mention the training required. ...
Forum: Foo
09-13-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,142
Posted By jeff^d

I have a 35 mile one-way car commute. It takes...

I have a 35 mile one-way car commute. It takes about 45 minutes. I live at 6000' elevation and work at 1800', so there's about 12 miles of mountain driving and the rest is freeway.

Used to have...
09-09-10, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By jeff^d

I would switch to linear pull brake levers...

I would switch to linear pull brake levers (Tektro RL520). Travel Agents work well but can be a pain to set up. I like to take advantage of things that make life easier.

You might also look at a...
09-08-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By jeff^d

Would it be an option for you to convert to...

Would it be an option for you to convert to v-brakes? The Avid Single Digit 7 is a good brake and about $30/40 for a pair. More powerful and way easier to adjust than cantis.

Another option...
09-02-10, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,689
Posted By jeff^d

I found the estimated price at this Bicycling...

I found the estimated price at this Bicycling Magazine article: http://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/2011-bike-and-gear-previews/look-keo-power-pedals
09-02-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,689
Posted By jeff^d

$1900-$2300... for pedals. So, $3800-4600 for a...

$1900-$2300... for pedals. So, $3800-4600 for a tandem.

Cool concept, but definitely not for us.
08-30-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By jeff^d

Could you explain a little more? Was the...

Could you explain a little more? Was the difficulty logistics? Staying awake? I don't see how this would be harder than a single day of 200 miles with 20,000'+ climbing, given that you were on a...
08-30-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By jeff^d

Good work! I assume you only had 1 tandem on...

Good work! I assume you only had 1 tandem on course at a time, right? Or did all 4 tandems complete the entire distance? Could you mix up captains and stokers at all?

Would you say this was a...
08-25-10, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By jeff^d

Maybe we'll see each other. I hear there's about...

Maybe we'll see each other. I hear there's about 100 people signed up this year.

I'll be on an older black Kestrel 200SC. Probably wearing red/white/black Coates Cyclery kit. My wife is...
08-24-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By jeff^d

Son of Death Ride 08/28/10

Anyone going up to Ridgecrest this weekend for this ride?

http://www.sonofdeathride.com/4436.html

138 Miles - 16,965' of Climbing

Just signed up yesterday. I'm running a compact crank with...
Forum: Foo
08-20-10, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By jeff^d

Summer is too long and hot. I just got done with...

Summer is too long and hot. I just got done with 5 months of training for Leadville, now that's it over I plan to bury myself in Starcraft 2. About 10 missions in so far... awesome game!
Forum: Foo
08-06-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,051
Posted By jeff^d

I had some pretty good dates: January 20,...

I had some pretty good dates:

January 20, 1984 - born
July 3, 1989 - first hot dog
May 5, 2007 - done with school, forever
May 29, 2010 - done with dating, forever (married to my favorite date)
08-05-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By jeff^d

Wow, great timing. Monday during working hours.

Wow, great timing. Monday during working hours.
08-04-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By jeff^d

Keep your current bike and use the money you save...

Keep your current bike and use the money you save to buy beer. Problem solved.
Forum: Foo
08-03-10, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By jeff^d

Without an income, why would you deplete all of...

Without an income, why would you deplete all of your savings? That's just silly.
07-29-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By jeff^d

One of my favorite SoCal tire combos is 2.35"...

One of my favorite SoCal tire combos is 2.35" Nevegal front, 2.1" Small Block 8 rear. I also really like the 2.4" WTB Mutanoraptor out here for lower rolling resistance. Maxxis Ignitor front and...
07-29-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,126
Posted By jeff^d

Thanks. Yeah, the noise is what is making me...

Thanks. Yeah, the noise is what is making me think it's time to service our Hadleys. They're on our mountain tandem and we have about 1000 miles on them so far, plus we live in a dry and dusty...
07-29-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By jeff^d

A few things to consider: - Brakes. Will...

A few things to consider:

- Brakes. Will your current brakes work with the road wheels?
- Hub spacing. Will the rear road hub fit in your mountain bike dropouts? Probably not.
- Wheel size. ...
07-29-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By jeff^d

26": Yeti 575 Ibis Mojo Turner 5 Spot ...

26":
Yeti 575
Ibis Mojo
Turner 5 Spot
Specialized Enduro

29":
Santa Cruz Tallboy
Niner WFO or RIP9
Lenz Behemoth or Leviathan
Forum: Foo
07-29-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 600
Posted By jeff^d

Spam quesadillas are pretty awesome too!

Spam quesadillas are pretty awesome too!
Forum: Foo
07-29-10, 10:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,246
Posted By jeff^d

Fixed?

Fixed?
07-29-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,126
Posted By jeff^d

Does anyone know if Phil Wood Tenacious oil would...

Does anyone know if Phil Wood Tenacious oil would work for the Hadley pawls?
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