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09-15-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,586
Posted By Fett2oo5

The same way you would carry a sword while riding...

The same way you would carry a sword while riding a horse.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,251
Posted By Fett2oo5

If you don't like canyon then why are you in this...

If you don't like canyon then why are you in this thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,015
Posted By Fett2oo5

Coming up on 1000 pages, pretty sweet

Coming up on 1000 pages, pretty sweet
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,015
Posted By Fett2oo5

I like it. I'm not a fan of the large...

I like it. I'm not a fan of the large decals/logos on the wheels, but it's a nice bike.
08-01-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,805
Posted By Fett2oo5

Yes it is. If there is an option to have more...

Yes it is. If there is an option to have more protection for your head, even if it costs more, why wouldn't you take advantage of it? (with scientific testing, and proof of effectiveness of course,...
08-01-17, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,805
Posted By Fett2oo5

This is what I think about when confronted with...

This is what I think about when confronted with such a decision.....

[this is not my content, only an example I saw posted from someone else]

http://image.ibb.co/dS3BC5/Value_of_Helmet.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-17, 10:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,251
Posted By Fett2oo5

Their website verbiage was changed to Summer 2017...

Their website verbiage was changed to Summer 2017 quite a while ago, few weeks ago?

We also don't know where they will be located nor how many locations they will have. I'm more interested in the...
07-31-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,630
Posted By Fett2oo5

Congrats! That is awesome! But according to...

Congrats! That is awesome!

But according to your radar... Look out there is a Tie-Fighter behind you!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,015
Posted By Fett2oo5

If you post your bike in this thread looking for...

If you post your bike in this thread looking for other people to appreciate it the way you do, you're going to have a bad time.

Most (not all) people who frequent this thread will judge your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,053
Posted By Fett2oo5

The bars themselves may not save many watts. But...

The bars themselves may not save many watts. But the lower position that you body gets into while using them will save you a lot.
07-31-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,201
Posted By Fett2oo5

Typically yes, chamois a lined with a material...

Typically yes, chamois a lined with a material that wicks away moisture, as well as being perforated for ventilation. If you don't want to wear tight fitting cycling shorts there are "baggy shorts"...
Forum: Introductions
07-28-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Fett2oo5

howdy, and welcome to the forums.

howdy, and welcome to the forums.
07-26-17, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By Fett2oo5

Forté Convert Platform Pedals...

Forté Convert Platform Pedals (http://www.performancebike.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10052_10551_1167229_-1___1967511)
07-26-17, 06:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,140
Posted By Fett2oo5

syrup of ipecac

syrup of ipecac
Forum: Commuting
07-26-17, 06:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,872
Posted By Fett2oo5

No, but Amazon does. So does McMaster-Carr ...

No, but Amazon does. So does McMaster-Carr

Amazon ball bearings (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=ball+bearings)

McMaster-Carr ball bearings...
07-26-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,872
Posted By Fett2oo5

Oatmeal, banana, milk, and water. During, I...

Oatmeal, banana, milk, and water.

During, I have found that a simple Payday candy bar works very well. I take each bite with a little swig of water. It doesn't make my stomach feel weird, and...
07-26-17, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Fett2oo5

You are comparing apples to oranges. Chrome is...

You are comparing apples to oranges. Chrome is an actual metal alloy chemically bonded to the metal materials below it. Paint is a coloring agent adhered to the outside. The chrome can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-17, 05:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,137
Posted By Fett2oo5

IMHO, if one were to upgrade from a subpar...

IMHO, if one were to upgrade from a subpar wheelset and tires to a very good wheelset and tires, you'd probably see 20 to 30 tenths of a mph. =P
Moreover, because of better hubs, bearings,...
07-25-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By Fett2oo5

The rust begins.....

So I take fairly good care of my chain, rings, and cassette. Today I noticed a little bit of rust on 2-3 links. Does this mean it is the end of my chain?

I've had the bike for a year. The bike...
Forum: Introductions
06-30-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Fett2oo5

Welcome to the forums.

Welcome to the forums.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-17, 06:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,980
Posted By Fett2oo5

1. Plan a safe route. 2. Ride defensively, and...

1. Plan a safe route.
2. Ride defensively, and assume none of the drivers see you.
3. Know the bike safety rules, and bike riding laws for your area.
06-26-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By Fett2oo5

If the edges of the "gash" are rounded, smooth,...

If the edges of the "gash" are rounded, smooth, polished, or have clear coat on them, then it is highly unlikely to be a chip or scratch. More than likely came from the factory like that.
06-26-17, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,493
Posted By Fett2oo5

Many times, groups and clubs will have a group...

Many times, groups and clubs will have a group setup for new people, usually called a "No Drop" group. These are for new riders to show them the area, go at speeds they are comfortable with, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By Fett2oo5

So tight they cut off circulation to my feet. My...

So tight they cut off circulation to my feet. My hope is that the feet will die off and then I'll have stumps at or above the ankle. Then I can get cups or sockets on the crank arms that my leg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,919
Posted By Fett2oo5

Does anyone know why Shimano do not put batteries...

Does anyone know why Shimano do not put batteries ON the shifters and derailleurs?
Does SRAM have a patent on "Derailleur with a removable battery" ? Certainly that kind of patent wasn't approved,...
06-22-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,197
Posted By Fett2oo5

lol you sure did call it. :thumb:

lol you sure did call it. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,919
Posted By Fett2oo5

As is now you can go to Canyon and they will do...

As is now you can go to Canyon and they will do an analysis for you, and help you find the right frame for use and size, as well as components, and contact point solutions. Then will put it all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,919
Posted By Fett2oo5

Then hopefully, left over stock of the 2017s will...

Then hopefully, left over stock of the 2017s will be even more discounted then they normally would be.

slightly off-topic: I'm finding it quite difficult to wait for Canyon to come to the states. ...
06-21-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

I took out a couple links, as you all suggested,...

I took out a couple links, as you all suggested, and added a quick/power link, to make future chain cleaning easier.

Pics:
Big-Big
http://preview.ibb.co/jDASv5/20170621_085619.jpg...
06-20-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

Thank you for the advice. Tonight I will take...

Thank you for the advice. Tonight I will take out a link, and report back the results. In the hopes that in the future another confused soul will find help here as well.
06-20-17, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

Before pictures. Sorry I don't have one with the...

Before pictures. Sorry I don't have one with the wheel in.

https://thumb.ibb.co/bS2vyQ/20170618_151710.jpg (https://ibb.co/bS2vyQ)

https://thumb.ibb.co/kABoJQ/20170618_151648.jpg...
06-20-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

No, I did not remove the derailleur from the...

No, I did not remove the derailleur from the frame.
Yes, the B-tension screw is engaged on the hanger.
06-20-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

Is it possible that after I "deep cleaned", the...

Is it possible that after I "deep cleaned", the parts are now able to move more freely now?
Perhaps before, all that built up dirt was keeping the RD from tightening up so far?
I can't think of any...
06-20-17, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

Pictures while in the largest chainring, and...

Pictures while in the largest chainring, and largest cassette cog:

https://preview.ibb.co/ds2LyQ/20170620_142921.jpg (https://ibb.co/jA7W55)

https://preview.ibb.co/jmCLyQ/20170620_142927.jpg...
06-20-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

Yes, I used the same chain as before. ( I only...

Yes, I used the same chain as before. ( I only have one chain)
Yes, the jockey wheels are where they were before. I took pictures of everything before I started, as well as separated all the parts...
06-20-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

Additional Pictures: ...

Additional Pictures:

https://preview.ibb.co/miwKa5/20170620_131355.jpg (https://ibb.co/c6ynTQ)


https://preview.ibb.co/f3fea5/20170620_131403.jpg (https://ibb.co/hiyAhk)

...
06-20-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Fett2oo5

RD has "coiled" up too tight - SOLVED: Chain too long

First off, while cleaning and disassembling everything, I was very careful to re-assemble all parts back in the right order, and in the correct places. However.....

I took off my jockey wheels to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,057
Posted By Fett2oo5

Degreaser / dishsoap like Dawn, and a fingernail...

Degreaser / dishsoap like Dawn, and a fingernail scrub brush.

GCN's How to get a perfectly clean chain (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM6mzE5lQ0w&feature=youtu.be&t=1m43s)
06-14-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,604
Posted By Fett2oo5

I've only tried four different bike shorts (four...

I've only tried four different bike shorts (four different manufacturers), and the Pearl iZUMi Elite Escape Shorts, Black, Large...
06-13-17, 06:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,577
Posted By Fett2oo5

Just my 2 cents..... SRAM should fix their...

Just my 2 cents.....

SRAM should fix their levers and hoods to be more ergo (contact points are important!), and short throw.

Shimano should put interchangeable batteries on the derailleurs and...
06-13-17, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Fett2oo5

No worries, many of us have been there, including...

No worries, many of us have been there, including myself. Good luck in finding balance and happiness, it's much more difficult for some people. I hope you fair well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By Fett2oo5

I don't know what kind of relationship you have...

I don't know what kind of relationship you have with your friend. But for me, reselling a bike for more than a friend sells to me, just to make a profit is kind of shady. But that's my opinion.
...
Forum: Texas
06-10-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,467
Posted By Fett2oo5

There is the Bike to the Beach event: ...

There is the Bike to the Beach event:
https://www.biketothebeach.org/texas/
Fundraiser ride for autism
This year it is on Saturday, October 28th
06-06-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Fett2oo5

2-Wheel Drive Bike!?!?!! Check it out!

Check out the engineering on this bike to make it 2-wheel drive. This is awesome!

It was initially inspired for Kate Leeming's expedition across Antarctica, hence wide tires, low weight, etc etc....
06-03-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,766
Posted By Fett2oo5

Yes. *** Clinically Tested Nitraflex,...

Yes.
*** Clinically Tested Nitraflex, Testosterone Enhancing Pre Workout, Watermelon, 300 Gram (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008RL1HBU/_encoding=UTF8?coliid=I1GFK5KW7ZK12N&colid=EKPILQQWAERP)
If it...
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By Fett2oo5

Being an owner of a late 90s Klein Quantum, and...

Being an owner of a late 90s Klein Quantum, and being around quite a few clubs and riders in my area; I can tell you Kleins aren't that common (again, in my area at least) Much less so, a limited...
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By Fett2oo5

The aforementioned bike: ...

The aforementioned bike:

http://i.imgur.com/etUxy3Gr.jpg
Forum: Foo
06-02-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By Fett2oo5

Jazz, & Classical composition

Jazz, & Classical composition
Forum: Foo
06-01-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 108,685
Posted By Fett2oo5

40 years ago this week. Exodus, by Bob Marley...

40 years ago this week. Exodus, by Bob Marley was released.
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