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03-31-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,289
Posted By mrsalty

GG, I have a Large IL Pomp (the older silver...

GG,
I have a Large IL Pomp (the older silver model with 135mm dropouts).
5' 10" 33" inseam.
I prefer a shorter TT, and a more upright position due to a neck injury.
I run a 110mm Thomsom 5 deg,...
10-30-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By mrsalty

not everyone would have handled the aftermath as...

not everyone would have handled the aftermath as well as you did.
glad everybody is OK, and the damage (material) is replaceable.
10-30-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,052
Posted By mrsalty

WOW. I was absolutely stunned at the riding. ...

WOW.
I was absolutely stunned at the riding.
but then I saw the riser bar, and it just made me realize he is a ................

OK, OK, the horse is dead.
10-30-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,052
Posted By mrsalty

that's great!! nice of you to take notice. in...

that's great!!
nice of you to take notice.
in an ironically accurate sort of way.
10-30-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,052
Posted By mrsalty

he was so disgusted with himself "CHEATING" with...

he was so disgusted with himself "CHEATING" with the riser bar, he just nipped that problem right in the ass and took whatever the road decided to give him as punishment for his arrogance!!!!
10-30-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,052
Posted By mrsalty

Seats are for Cheaters!!!!!

Well, I took off the seat/post on my "insert name of the coolest bike you can think of right here" and just for a lark, I decided to take a spin around the neighborhood!!!!
I gotta tell ya, it was...
10-30-07, 01:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,484
Posted By mrsalty

I am attempting theBabelfish translator on this...

I am attempting theBabelfish translator on this one................
JINGUS=ruin the hubs abilty to 'flip-flop using different Chain Lines.
10-29-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,505
Posted By mrsalty

for information purposes, KMC spec's TS the same...

for information purposes, KMC spec's TS the same model of chain the same for both width's.

qualification of what specific 1/8th vs 3/32nd chain would be helpful, along with the actual spec's.

...
10-29-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,505
Posted By mrsalty

no way the real science here, is as follows: ...

no way the real science here, is as follows:

real men use 1/8, because they need the strength. they are in fact the 'true' bikers and the ones to look up to and follow.

puss!&$ use 3/32,...
10-24-07, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,935
Posted By mrsalty

OK, let me caveat that........... the guy with...

OK, let me caveat that...........
the guy with the yellow armpit stained Budweiser T-Shirt (or any of the No Fear, Vacation Destination, Bar/Club T, or a "These Colors Don't Run" type of bull****.)
10-23-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,935
Posted By mrsalty

my version of the story is me passing some guy on...

my version of the story is me passing some guy on a nice fully suspended Ventana with Industry 9 wheels at the local trail this Saturday.
this guy clearly has more disposable income than myself, so...
10-22-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 54,924
Posted By mrsalty

what the hell is the story with the furry...

what the hell is the story with the furry passenger?!!

and how many chains did you have to connect to reach?
10-22-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By mrsalty

you must be related to this guy

you must be related to this guy
10-22-07, 09:05 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,250
Posted By mrsalty

CONFRONTATION MAN, CONFRONTATION!!!!

CONFRONTATION MAN, CONFRONTATION!!!!
10-22-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,937
Posted By mrsalty

I got it up to 12mph!! this weekend, but I...

I got it up to 12mph!! this weekend, but I started to melt my chamois, so I had to back it off to around 7mph.
10-19-07, 02:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,250
Posted By mrsalty

with an endorsement like this how could you...

with an endorsement like this

how could you go wrong?
10-19-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,167
Posted By mrsalty

what's amazing is the bike behind...

what's amazing is the bike behind him...........WTF?
10-19-07, 01:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,167
Posted By mrsalty

please tell me that is NOT what I think it is

please tell me that is NOT what I think it is
10-19-07, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By mrsalty

Helmet replacement intervals

OK, I have been following the helmet thread (the I want to wipe my own ass as long as possible thread), and was wondering how often people switch out their lids.

I remember reading in the manual...
10-19-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,250
Posted By mrsalty

well, I eat the flesh, and I do stink after I...

well, I eat the flesh, and I do stink after I sweat.
I also don't like to use chemicals on my armpits, but that is a side issue.
anyway, might be something to the vegan thing.

anyway, sounds...
10-19-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,250
Posted By mrsalty

gotta be a joke. you could always just...

gotta be a joke.
you could always just 'sack-up' and ask your boss why the complaint is valid.

how far do you ride each way.
the reason I ask, is that after about 15 mins, I have sweat enough...
10-18-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By mrsalty

how much play do you have in the chainring hole...

how much play do you have in the chainring hole with he bolt in there?
my experience is that my Blackspire, Snap, and Bontrager rings have some 'play' in that they are not a tight fit with the bolt...
10-17-07, 03:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,768
Posted By mrsalty

that is only with WEED.

that is only with WEED.
10-17-07, 03:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,768
Posted By mrsalty

no ass squeezing here, but nice Colorado fall...

no ass squeezing here, but nice Colorado fall photos from a ride a couple weeks back.


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10-15-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,323
Posted By mrsalty

well, the dude does appear to be in shape, but...

well, the dude does appear to be in shape, but what is up with the pose and the 'tramp stamp' tattoo??
did this come from a alternative lifestyle classified ad or what?

this thread is disturbing...
10-12-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By mrsalty

I have a 18t cog, and a 17t ACS FW on my Surly FF...

I have a 18t cog, and a 17t ACS FW on my Surly FF hub; track dropouts.
I had to adjust the brake pads on my SD-7's when I flipped on my last ride.
I DID have to center the caliper too, which makes...
Forum: BMX
10-12-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By mrsalty

I could not see a way to install using the...

I could not see a way to install using the Odyssey removal tool, so the mallet got the nod.
I guess my question is 'how do most install the arms on their 3 piece cranks'?
Does everyone pony up for...
Forum: BMX
10-11-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By mrsalty

yes I understand. do other manufacturers...

yes I understand.
do other manufacturers produce an install/removal tool?
if not, then is the mallet the choice for putting on the cranks enough to get the bolt going?
Forum: BMX
10-11-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By mrsalty

OK, I see. apparently Profile has...

OK, I see.

apparently Profile has manufactured a puller/install tool; very cool.

I have a puller that came with my Odyssey cranks.
as near as I can tell that is all that it is, a puller.
am I...
Forum: BMX
10-11-07, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By mrsalty

3 piece installation tool

OK, I searched, but I got nothing on crank, installation, or tool.
I see that some of the Profile 3 piece cranksets come with an 'installation tool'

what exactly does this look...
10-03-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By mrsalty

windbreaker............ Make it BREATHEABLE and...

windbreaker............
Make it BREATHEABLE and WINDPROOF at the same time.
I gotta think if you could do that, you would surpass what all of the other winter cyling jackets cannot accomplish;...
09-21-07, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By mrsalty

what brand crank, BCD are you using?? do you...

what brand crank, BCD are you using??
do you have play when the bolt 'nut' (girl part) is inserted into the CR hole?
I have 5 (104bcd) SS CR's that all have slop.
I have one Sugino (110bcd) that...
09-20-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

I appreciate your being helpful. how many...

I appreciate your being helpful.

how many fixed gear riders does your LBS have exactly?
09-20-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

no, but they are slightly larger than the spider...

no, but they are slightly larger than the spider holes.

all of my SS rings are like this, lest the 110bcd 42t sugino ring I have.
09-20-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

OK update. I put on a set of 9mm (double)...

OK update.

I put on a set of 9mm (double) CR bolts with a single ring on the inside of the crank spider.
I then put 242 (blue) loctite on the bolts and nuts, and then cranked them down with a...
09-20-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,168
Posted By mrsalty

[QUOTE=Sheldon Brown;5297349]Correct. This is a...

[QUOTE=Sheldon Brown;5297349]Correct. This is a widespread superstition. Good quality quick releases hold as well as nuts, if not better.
See: http://sheldonbrown.com/qr

Mr Brown.
I must...
09-19-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,318
Posted By mrsalty

nice bike.................... what's up with...

nice bike....................
what's up with the spooge on the seatpost?
09-18-07, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,885
Posted By mrsalty

the Ebay listing for the 80mm states that you...

the Ebay listing for the 80mm states that you have to use the adapter............
I don't see the reference in the 85mm listing.
not sure if that is the smoking gun, but I would like to hear the...
09-17-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,741
Posted By mrsalty

just like I said.......

just like I said.......
09-13-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By mrsalty

I have bought bearings from here before. Just...

I have bought bearings from here before.
Just do a search on your bearing model #, or the dimension for stock and price.
...
09-12-07, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By mrsalty

does the cone taper enough to go on after the...

does the cone taper enough to go on after the dust cover?
09-12-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By mrsalty

any idea on the cost??

any idea on the cost??
09-12-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By mrsalty

I have owned an eccentric and still own a std...

I have owned an eccentric and still own a std ENO.
the chainline on the ENO series is 47.5 mm; ie: middle chainring position on a MTB crank.
you can put a spacer inboard of your FW, but WI says...
09-12-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

I am currently using the 9mm CR bolts on this...

I am currently using the 9mm CR bolts on this setup.
I have used the 6 and 9 mm versions of CR bolts, and never had an issue on the geared bikes(ie: normal MTB triple) setup or single ring/SS bikes....
09-11-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

I currently have a set of DOUBLE (ie: built to...

I currently have a set of DOUBLE (ie: built to hold 2 rings to a spider setup on the crank) chainring bolts on the setup.
A single would never have reached through both rings and the crank spider....
09-10-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

the bolts are the same size as the other 5 pair...

the bolts are the same size as the other 5 pair of nuts that I have.
the chainring hole is slightly larger however.

do your SS rings fit exactly the size of the chainring hole?
09-10-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

photos........... 54278 54279 the...

photos...........

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the hole in the chainring is larger than the nuts; see photo,
I have not tried a different set of nuts. I thought that these were steel, but they might be...
09-10-07, 02:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,741
Posted By mrsalty

well this has turned from a fairly simple...

well this has turned from a fairly simple question into a pissing match pretty quickly.

I will share my experience in the matter.
Is that safe, probably not.
Will you try it...
09-10-07, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By mrsalty

Slipping Chainring on offroad fixed setup

Has anyone ever encountered problems with their chainring moving/shifting while putting backwards pressure on the cranks ?
The chainring bolts are tight, yet the chainring holes are just slightly...
09-04-07, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,699
Posted By mrsalty

I had a set of Bontrager tubeless race rims on my...

I had a set of Bontrager tubeless race rims on my Fisher Sugar 2+ MTB.
I was able to mount a Conti gravity wire bead on the rim once successfully (after a marathon session of swearing and throwing...
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