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05-06-04, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Aloner

Certainly tools.

Certainly tools.
05-05-04, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,324
Posted By Aloner

What about JB weld?

What about JB weld?
04-28-04, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Aloner

Yeah, what pedals are you running? My SPDs will...

Yeah, what pedals are you running? My SPDs will squeak from time to time.


Also, check crank bolt tightness. THat's where i get most creaking from.
04-11-04, 09:57 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 75,674
Posted By Aloner

My modest bike . . . . A 2001 Trek 800...

My modest bike . . . .


A 2001 Trek 800 sport, with a new stem(125 mm, i don't know the rise) new Acera 7 speed shifters, new serfas grips, a bottle cage, new chain, nashbar clipless pedals and...
Forum: Commuting
04-08-04, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By Aloner

What kind of gears are you pushing? My legs...

What kind of gears are you pushing? My legs usually never get tired, but I pick a real low gear and just spin it like their is "no chain".
04-06-04, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,184
Posted By Aloner

heh, that's odd. I went to the bike shop the...

heh, that's odd. I went to the bike shop the other day, because they had a sale. I picked up front and rear rapid fire shifters for my 7 speed MTB for 15 bucks total. They had a ton of 'em.
04-06-04, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By Aloner

It's 1 and 1/8th. I recently put a much better...

It's 1 and 1/8th. I recently put a much better quill stem on my bike. I found it at the bikeshop for 20 bucks. Wayyy better riding position. I could take a picture if you'd like. Also, remember to...
04-05-04, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,369
Posted By Aloner

Where are those trails at?

Where are those trails at?
04-03-04, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Aloner

I got some 65 dollar Cannondale shorts for 10...

I got some 65 dollar Cannondale shorts for 10 dollars.
04-03-04, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Aloner

I got them. Thanks. It would be nice if we could...

I got them. Thanks. It would be nice if we could delete our own threads.
02-04-04, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Aloner

I take auto shop in high school, and it seems...

I take auto shop in high school, and it seems that 9/16 and 14 mm are compatible.
01-22-04, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Aloner

I, am not a fan of machines at all, myself. I...

I, am not a fan of machines at all, myself. I Also hate isolation movements.


I am personally in favor of multiplejoint compound-movements, such as bench press, push press, barbell rows(or...
01-22-04, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,409
Posted By Aloner

I could've sworn the Hummer was 2 wheel drive and...

I could've sworn the Hummer was 2 wheel drive and shaft driven.


It was on tactical to practical on the discovery channel. He spunt he cranks while holding the bike and both wheels spun...
01-21-04, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Aloner

I agree with Max-OT. It worked for me when I was...

I agree with Max-OT. It worked for me when I was in that bodybuilder-training-stage-which-I-won't-go-back-to.


And, I disagree with you on coaches. Generally. the schools coaches don't know much...
01-21-04, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,409
Posted By Aloner

Hummer builds a 2 wheel drive mountain bike. ...

Hummer builds a 2 wheel drive mountain bike.

http://www.neimanmarcus.com/store/catalog/prod.jhtml?cmCat=search&itemId=prod9870081
01-21-04, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Aloner

I use boeshield T-9

I use boeshield T-9
01-11-04, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By Aloner

The vast majority of your breaking power comes...

The vast majority of your breaking power comes from the front. When you use a rear brake, you tend to skid, which does a bad job of stopping you.
01-10-04, 03:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,449
Posted By Aloner

Well, the frame, for one. It's not just a...

Well, the frame, for one.


It's not just a matter of parts. Who assembles those bikes? A bikeshop mechanic? heck nah. It's some kid who does it.
Forum: Foo
01-07-04, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 896
Posted By Aloner

Hah, Yes, good quote. But, yes, the argument that...

Hah, Yes, good quote. But, yes, the argument that he should be suspended and fined because "IT'S AGAINST THE LAW" is pretty silly. He won't be prosecuted. And, yes, should we check to make sure that...
01-07-04, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Aloner

Yeah, i would also say a GT.

Yeah, i would also say a GT.
Forum: Foo
01-05-04, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Aloner

lol. Definately. And thanks. It's kinda...

lol. Definately. And thanks.


It's kinda weird frame geometry :D
01-05-04, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Aloner

I don't do isolation exercises, myself. But one's...

I don't do isolation exercises, myself. But one's leg extension is generally more than one's hamstring curl.

I prefer squats, deadlifts, and the occasional leg press to any isolation exercise for...
Forum: Foo
01-04-04, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Aloner

Oh, the joys of having too much time on your hands

Well, actually, for the past few hours i have had important things to do. But instead, i decided to make what is attached below.


I've still got a lotta work to do on it(make it remote...
01-02-04, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,401
Posted By Aloner

Don't mash gears. Squatting is where it's...

Don't mash gears.


Squatting is where it's at.
01-02-04, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Aloner

All the cyclists are out in the 'burbs. Atleast,...

All the cyclists are out in the 'burbs. Atleast, that's been my experience.
12-30-03, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Aloner

Don't click on the poll there, either.

Don't click on the poll there, either.
12-30-03, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Aloner

Wrong topic. Sorry.

Wrong topic. Sorry.
Forum: Commuting
12-29-03, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,902
Posted By Aloner

What about a Brooks? They seem like extremely...

What about a Brooks? They seem like extremely highly regarded saddles, and i've seen them online for about 60 bucks.
12-28-03, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,356
Posted By Aloner

yeah, my bike was improperly adjusted when i got...

yeah, my bike was improperly adjusted when i got it. I've now since fixed that with tinkering.
12-28-03, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Aloner

Yeah, that's a nice find. Thanks.

Yeah, that's a nice find. Thanks.
12-28-03, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Aloner

i cleaned my rims yesterday, with dish soap,...

i cleaned my rims yesterday, with dish soap, though(man was the towel black when i was done) and i found that my brakes worked better today.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-03, 11:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,292
Posted By Aloner

. . . atleast in my state it is.

. . . atleast in my state it is.
12-27-03, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,635
Posted By Aloner

Definately the most selection. I was amazed when...

Definately the most selection. I was amazed when I drove by and noticed it . . . i didn't think bike shops got that large. I'm used to them being pretty small.
12-26-03, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,427
Posted By Aloner

Is anyone else's city like this?

In my city, we have the rather unique law(or so I think) of requiring people to register their bicycles and to put liscense plates on them. I don't know of anyone following this rule(Yeah, I put a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-03, 07:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,931
Posted By Aloner

I used a Cateye Enduro 8 here. Great...

I used a Cateye Enduro 8 here. Great cyclocomputer.
12-24-03, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,881
Posted By Aloner

Crank brothers multi-17, shoes, pedals, and a...

Crank brothers multi-17, shoes, pedals, and a cyclocomputer.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-03, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Posted By Aloner

I don't know about the Enduro 2, but I was just...

I don't know about the Enduro 2, but I was just looking through my instructuion book for my Enduro 8 and Cateye sells a stem mount bracket kit for it.
12-19-03, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,635
Posted By Aloner

I have to agree with you there. I visited...

I have to agree with you there. I visited Continental yesterday, and it's a great place. John was excellent to talk to, about all sorts of things cycling related. I'm definately buying my next bike...
12-18-03, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Aloner

I had a good experience today. I found a shop in...

I had a good experience today. I found a shop in my area that sells many fixies/single speeds, and I had an awesome talk with the owner of the shop. He said he could do a custom build for me, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-03, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By Aloner

I'm 15 and planning on purchasing a road bike...

I'm 15 and planning on purchasing a road bike soon.
12-13-03, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By Aloner

Heat conductivity, i guess.

Heat conductivity, i guess.
12-12-03, 06:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,357
Posted By Aloner

Yeah, paint your name on the top tube or...

Yeah, paint your name on the top tube or something. That would be neat.
12-09-03, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Aloner

I drive a fixed gear car. ;)

I drive a fixed gear car. ;)
12-04-03, 08:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,851
Posted By Aloner

Clipless pedals, shoes, surly 135mm fixed/free...

Clipless pedals, shoes, surly 135mm fixed/free with Mavic MA3 rear wheel, new front wheel, new set of brakes, new brake levers, bullhorn bars, new headset, new bottom bracket, new cranks, new chain,...
11-30-03, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Aloner

Rather than buying . . .

A true fixed gear wheel, would it be more ecomincal to buy a shimano freehub wheel, and use the surly fixxer to convert it to fixed gear?


Also, would it be more versatile?


And, has anyone...
11-27-03, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,635
Posted By Aloner

Not really in Detroit, but within definite...

Not really in Detroit, but within definite driving distance . . .


I purchased my bike from Prestige Cycles

http://www.prestigecycles.com/


There is also Fraser cycle and fitness, near...
11-25-03, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Aloner

Was it cold at all? This happens to be when I do...

Was it cold at all? This happens to be when I do anything cardiovascular in the cold.
11-16-03, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Aloner

Koffee Brown, get the guys at Yojimo's a...

Koffee Brown, get the guys at Yojimo's a Giordono's pizza. That is one kickass chicago pizza.
11-15-03, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By Aloner

Hmm . . . i have "randoneurr" style handlebars on...

Hmm . . . i have "randoneurr" style handlebars on my bike . . . they are quite comfortable . . . I see why, now.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-03, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,246,278
Posted By Aloner

EastCoast . . . that is one sweet, sweet, sweet ....

EastCoast . . . that is one sweet, sweet, sweet . . . ahh, it defies description! that's an awesome bike.
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