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Forum: Commuting
09-14-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,842
Posted By v0_boulder

Yeah I have been thinking about a MTB commuter...

Yeah I have been thinking about a MTB commuter myself. i have some bits from a retired MTB I am thinking surly karate monkey something with a stiff frame. Also with my road bike I can't put large...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-12, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By v0_boulder

I super glue ball bearings in all the bolts of...

I super glue ball bearings in all the bolts of the bike sometimes it is a PITA when it comes to maintenance but at least I have all the bits to my bike at the end of the day and I don't look like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 09:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,349
Posted By v0_boulder

I don't know why people keep bikes on cars but...

I don't know why people keep bikes on cars but whatever do what makes you happy. I would go with roof rack you can still access the cars trunk and don't have to worry about the rack getting in the...
09-14-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,118
Posted By v0_boulder

My evidence isn't based in science or analysis it...

My evidence isn't based in science or analysis it is observation. In example, I read story about a girl in a car that got killed by some one running a read light, he had used illegal drugs prior to...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By v0_boulder

I think the article is well meaning, although I...

I think the article is well meaning, although I am either a dullard (which is possible) or not understanding the concept of locking the rear wheel only. On my ride if I were to lock just the rear...
09-14-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,118
Posted By v0_boulder

I like that post, I hate stopping waiting for the...

I like that post, I hate stopping waiting for the light I feel like I am more of a target anyway, if no one is around and it is safe to proceed I do so. Imagine being on your bike and some 5000 lb...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By v0_boulder

Yeah the wheel has a bad hop in it I tried to get...

Yeah the wheel has a bad hop in it I tried to get it out myself but it is past my DIY skills
09-13-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,956
Posted By v0_boulder

it reminds me of a chef that got stabbed by three...

it reminds me of a chef that got stabbed by three 15 year olds just because they where bored and where looking for someone to rob. The societies youths sicken me and this speaks of the twisted...
09-13-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By v0_boulder

I am left handed so I am counter clockwise

I am left handed so I am counter clockwise
09-13-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,118
Posted By v0_boulder

Volunteer fire fighters (Not on a call no lights...

Volunteer fire fighters (Not on a call no lights or sirens) pass really close and extremely fast go figure :S
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By v0_boulder

I guess I need more crashing less riding! :) I...

I guess I need more crashing less riding! :) I bought the bike in 06 oh well I guess I learned today: Don't Ride like a bat out of hell around corners, mind ones pedals, and don't whine on bike...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By v0_boulder

When I visited NYC a couple times, I have seen...

When I visited NYC a couple times, I have seen this on the BB during rush hour cyclists cranking their bells and shouting, clueless tourists in the cycle path bikes dodging in between people. I love...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By v0_boulder

I think I am going to need some beers and some...

I think I am going to need some beers and some wrenches
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By v0_boulder

272685272686272687272688 The final crash...

272685272686272687272688


The final crash report with pictures! Where I crash at least there was no traffic I could be under someones tire right now so thats a positive. Besides a little road...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By v0_boulder

It was horrible, I was riding my bike to school....

It was horrible, I was riding my bike to school. I don't know what inclined me to pedal, I have been riding this bike for years,never had a problem with riding it. The bifters are bent inwards and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By v0_boulder

!!!!!!************!!!! Bianchi Forza!!!!!

Hello,

I was rounding a corner today and my pedal clipped the street and sent me for a ride! Is this customary of most road bikes? I struck so bad that I gouged my SPD pedal. I am kind of sick of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By v0_boulder

I would go for a fit without some one looking at...

I would go for a fit without some one looking at your riding positioning etc. It is difficult to tell you where your cleat should be
01-17-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By v0_boulder

Yeah I am careful where I run red lights if ican...

Yeah I am careful where I run red lights if ican see both way than I go for it or if it isn't busy. I don't like red lights because one I am worried about rear end and I hate the race that ensues...
01-16-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,043
Posted By v0_boulder

I love riding in the city at night it is the best...

I love riding in the city at night it is the best feeling in the world bombing down some street you never or rarely have gone down. Taking up the entire street and riding as if it is your own...
01-16-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By v0_boulder

I will keep an eye out is there any states they...

I will keep an eye out is there any states they are enforcing them at? I would imagine I would have gotten a chunk of em by now
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,258
Posted By v0_boulder

Forgive me I am a bit of a fred, actually quite a...

Forgive me I am a bit of a fred, actually quite a large fred. on 15 mile rides I used to wear cotton skivvies car hart pants and whatever fleece or hoody was available. On this mentioned ride I was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By v0_boulder

I haven't tracked my mileage because I haven't...

I haven't tracked my mileage because I haven't set my self up to do that. The back tire the grooves are barely visible and the front tire the groves are still visible. No cracks or punctures I have...
01-16-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By v0_boulder

I run red lights all the time I think they are...

I run red lights all the time I think they are dangerous
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By v0_boulder

hmm still on my first road bike I bought it in 08...

hmm still on my first road bike I bought it in 08 and have no plans on retiring it yet. Waiting to save up the dough to get a new bike to race on. I haven't even changed the tires on the bike, only...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By v0_boulder

I would ship it usually carriers like UPS FedEx...

I would ship it usually carriers like UPS FedEx are dependable easy to get claims on damage and stuff doesn't get lost. Depending on the box also depends on the level of break down. I got a box from...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,258
Posted By v0_boulder

It was 35 degrees here today, couldn't unzip the...

It was 35 degrees here today, couldn't unzip the gore jacket all the way down due to my pack had on a cotton shirt felt a little sweaty but I was alright with it because it was so cold.
01-16-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,391
Posted By v0_boulder

I use tech wash on everything don't want to risk...

I use tech wash on everything don't want to risk anything
01-16-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,553
Posted By v0_boulder

I shipped my bike to Denver and had an lbs check...

I shipped my bike to Denver and had an lbs check over it for me, I tossed em a few bones It is all about attitude and being able to explain your situation. I think I have pissed off some mechanics...
01-16-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 488
Posted By v0_boulder

What a weekend

I went done to dc for the weekend. I thought the Marc train runs on weekends found out it doesn't. Had to box my bike and Amtrak bent my large chain ring. They paid for a new one but the lbs only...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,258
Posted By v0_boulder

I wear a gore jacket what I do for layering is...

I wear a gore jacket what I do for layering is jersey micro fleece and gore jacket. As the ride progresses I unzip the jacket to let air in. There is such a big difference with jacket zipped and...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,645
Posted By v0_boulder

I ride like a maniac even if I can't muster...

I ride like a maniac even if I can't muster anymore steam. There is something fun about going fast on a bike weaving between cars etc. if I pass fellow commuters I take the lane give space
01-13-12, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By v0_boulder

I think more research in the cost of the car and...

I think more research in the cost of the car and tv are needed to make this a more accurate research. Also I think that the colour of the car is also needed to make in conclusive
Forum: Commuting
01-13-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By v0_boulder

the wind was bad today I was leaning into it...

the wind was bad today I was leaning into it getting blown around and horrible head on winds. I was going to do a small credit card tour down around the washington area this weekend I passed. My legs...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By v0_boulder

good that you got a lucky break. I have hidden...

good that you got a lucky break. I have hidden anger issues I need to address in situations like that I think of gouging paint jobs with my cleats or throwing my extra batteries at windshields (none...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By v0_boulder

Bikes are tools choose the right tool for the...

Bikes are tools choose the right tool for the job. Without squashing anyones feelings hopes etc. I know your doing a 40 mile commute although I don't think a carbon bike is a going to see a big...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,749
Posted By v0_boulder

I am a non standard road cyclist my self, I am...

I am a non standard road cyclist my self, I am also trying to not turn the thread into a troll fest. There is a reason why clothing and gear was developed specifically for this sport. I would highly...
Forum: Touring
01-12-12, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By v0_boulder

I plan on riding to Fredrick md which is 58 or so...

I plan on riding to Fredrick md which is 58 or so miles in than I might ride another 50 miles make the first day a century and maybe a little longer the next day
Forum: Touring
01-11-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By v0_boulder

off topic what is that cable thing that is...

off topic what is that cable thing that is hanging off the back? did you ride cross country like that or where did you ride?
Forum: Touring
01-11-12, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By v0_boulder

Thanks for the idea, my seat post is carbon fiber...

Thanks for the idea, my seat post is carbon fiber so no trunk bag I am thinking just handle bar and a large under the seat bag. I know it is easy to tour this way although I didn't want to miss...
Forum: Touring
01-10-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By v0_boulder

Lightweight Touring "credit card touring"

Hello,

I know some people consider this a type of sin although I don't have a bike or the room for a bike that could carry everything for me. I did some searching and couldn't come up with any...
01-07-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,931
Posted By v0_boulder

I have had the problem I usually attribute it to...

I have had the problem I usually attribute it to crappy pumps stressing the stem against the rim. Nice tubes have a nut that holds the stem in place. Also make sure that the tube is the right size...
01-07-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,301
Posted By v0_boulder

Fastnal or Grainger local locations

Fastnal or Grainger local locations
01-07-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By v0_boulder

I don't know I would get hungry I can down a...

I don't know I would get hungry I can down a chipotle steak burrito and still feel hungry. I would imagine that juice would be a great supplement to a diet but not replace a diet.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By v0_boulder

Yeah I was thinking about that, it was the...

Yeah I was thinking about that, it was the mistake I made when I went to school first time. I was hoping that my gi bill would take care of that issue. I was also looking to perform better than first...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By v0_boulder

Hmm looking at public schools in Cal I guess I am...

Hmm looking at public schools in Cal I guess I am out of luck the admissions process closed I goes it leaves Cal Tech and Stanford open schools in Cal hmmm I have a 3.0 I don't think a 3.0 transfer...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By v0_boulder

Oh I rembered the altitude from the four months I...

Oh I rembered the altitude from the four months I spent in Colorado Springs
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By v0_boulder

I heard great things about Austin. Austin city...

I heard great things about Austin. Austin city limits, south by south west and Texas a&m
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-11, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By v0_boulder

Where is that taken at

Where is that taken at
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By v0_boulder

A minor in cycling that sounds awesome

A minor in cycling that sounds awesome
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By v0_boulder

Oh yes definately a honorable discharge I was...

Oh yes definately a honorable discharge I was looking at Stanford and uc berkley
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