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02-25-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,031
Posted By cjenrick

and never try to come around Kochi Nakano. ...

and never try to come around Kochi Nakano.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/299x168/kochi_2b6cc534f0ef30e7c6fd922dd4c0f28a4a56ff2f.jpg
02-23-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,716
Posted By cjenrick

worst thing is, if i am having a really good day...

worst thing is, if i am having a really good day on the trail, people think i must be riding an e bike.
02-23-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By cjenrick

Acid rain. Very common upon Slyline Blvd....

Acid rain. Very common upon Slyline Blvd. Witness the Tafoni Caves near Woodside if you don't believe me.

Question is, what does the inside of your kidneys look like after processing all those...
02-23-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,138
Posted By cjenrick

i use a mag glass, flashlight and dental pick...

i use a mag glass, flashlight and dental pick every night on my tires, usually remove about 2 or 3 small pieces of glass a night.

glass is tough, it will not break down into little pieces and...
02-22-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By cjenrick

thus is weird, i have a Serfas FP-200 fllor pump...

thus is weird, i have a Serfas FP-200 fllor pump with gauge. it is probably not the best pump around. the pump head really sucks, it lets about 10 psi out during disconnect probably since i have to...
02-22-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 845
Posted By cjenrick

does grease/no grease affect the torque ratings? ...

does grease/no grease affect the torque ratings? i just go by feel. yes on the locktite blue.

OT : what is torque spec for Titanium chain ring hardware? thanks!
02-22-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,004
Posted By cjenrick

get some shorter spoke,

get some shorter spoke,
02-22-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By cjenrick

do people check rims for roundness before they...

do people check rims for roundness before they lace them up?
02-22-21, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By cjenrick

if they get wet they will take the skin off...

if they get wet they will take the skin off quicker than a wood rasp.

also, sometimes the bottom edges can flare out , you can kind of work those edges in by squeezing the saddle a bit,

a good...
02-21-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,716
Posted By cjenrick

do those bikes have a tracking chip? some of...

do those bikes have a tracking chip?

some of those bikes go for 10 grand, look for trailside bike jacking in the near future.

if i could boost just one of those, i could get that 71 Cinelli i...
02-21-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,031
Posted By cjenrick

track bikers have more spare time as after about...

track bikers have more spare time as after about 10 all out sprints, you are ready for the burrito truck.

the 6 day races are disgusting, like a pack of mistreated greyhounds, doing speed and...
02-21-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,866
Posted By cjenrick

too pretty to ride? yes, but if you can afford a...

too pretty to ride? yes, but if you can afford a Hetchins, then you will be too busy at work to ride it anyway so the problem solves itself....
02-21-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,716
Posted By cjenrick

people ride them on the bike path, motorized...

people ride them on the bike path, motorized vehicles are prohibited, but nobody cares, cops don't seem to care, people don't care or notice the difference, only way to drop them is ride 100 miles...
02-21-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By cjenrick

170 mm plus clearance for pedals. we used to...

170 mm plus clearance for pedals.

we used to make what was called an "upside down bike."

anybody old enuff to remember those?

you would flip the frame, take the forks out and put them in the...
02-21-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,031
Posted By cjenrick

Hellyer park in San Jose is fun, concrete, easy...

Hellyer park in San Jose is fun, concrete, easy banking, 400 meters, whoever leads in the last 200m loses,

track stands can burn muscle if you do it wrong,

the bike handling in the Madison...
02-21-21, 01:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By cjenrick

if you put a pull-up bar on your bike you could...

if you put a pull-up bar on your bike you could save time.

if you saw off one side of your handlebars, you will be able to do one handed pull-ups like John Bacher.
02-20-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By cjenrick

Left Foot Sweats More Than The Right

we like to ride in the rain a lot because the bike path is not crowded and the additional training time allows us to be one up on the other "pathletes" which allows us to inflict pain, suffering and...
02-19-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,901
Posted By cjenrick

i like the old 60's specialisimo celeste, back...

i like the old 60's specialisimo celeste, back around the mid 80's there was a bianchi celeste explosion, everybody had one, kind of like a model t, i thought there was something missing on the paint...
02-15-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 798
Posted By cjenrick

did you lube the floor pump? wipe the grease off...

did you lube the floor pump? wipe the grease off the pedro's headset wrench? stock up on 20 g CO2 cartridges? have the dishing tool re-calibrated? send the yakima racks out for a powder coat? stock...
02-15-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 798
Posted By cjenrick

are you caught up on all your GCN videos? did...

are you caught up on all your GCN videos?
did you throw out last year's protein bars?
02-14-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By cjenrick

screw it, we do not need matching components, we...

screw it, we do not need matching components, we already have a Mt Tech front derailleur on there anyway, i offered 30 bones plus the 8.50 shipping and he bit,

looks like very little wear on the...
02-14-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 156,092
Posted By cjenrick

7 miles to Lowes and back at night, thru the...

7 miles to Lowes and back at night, thru the snow, mountain bike, no chains, everybody was driving in the bike lane because the centerline was covered in snow and they over compensated,, so we rode...
02-14-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By cjenrick

these SB00's are nice but go for big bucks even...

these SB00's are nice but go for big bucks even used, so we are down to a Superbe/Pro or Sprint,


i forgot about the upgraded crankset, we swapped out the Superbe's for some Pro's so we may as...
02-14-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By cjenrick

here is the Cyclone 2 we have now, looks like not...

here is the Cyclone 2 we have now, looks like not only must the cage be longer to handle the extra chain needed for a 34T cog, but the jockey pullet must also be located further from the hanger to...
02-14-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By cjenrick

hmmm, maybe just convert the Cyclone 2 to a short...

hmmm, maybe just convert the Cyclone 2 to a short cage if i can find the parts? thanks for the input.
02-14-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By cjenrick

here is a Sprint in nice shape for 35 bucks, we...

here is a Sprint in nice shape for 35 bucks, we will add that to the cart for consideration,
does look a lot like the Superbe, maybe a bit heavier? Good! might not go into the spokes as easy, and...
02-14-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By cjenrick

i like the black logo vintage, would go good on...

i like the black logo vintage, would go good on the bike which is about an 81,

this looks like an RD-3100? are the aluminum rivets going to be a problem? this one looks like it is in great shape,...
02-14-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By cjenrick

ok started new thread in C and V, this one can be...

ok started new thread in C and V, this one can be deleted by the proper authorities, thanks!
02-14-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By cjenrick

Suntour Superbe Pro RD, which one to buy?

i have a Cyclone 2 long cage rear derailleur on the road bike , looking for better shifting performance, we changed the 34 tooth freewheel in for a 14-21 Ultra 6 so we do not need the long cage...
02-14-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By cjenrick

dang, i thought this was gonna be a do it...

dang, i thought this was gonna be a do it yourself thread on cold weather gear, but no,

nice thread anyway,

cold weather DIY>...
02-14-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By cjenrick

Suntour Superbe Pro RD, which one to buy?

i have a Cyclone 2 long cage rear derailleur on the road bike , looking for better shifting performance, we changed the 34 tooth freewheel in for a 14-21 Ultra 6 so we do not need the long cage...
02-13-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By cjenrick

have you seen the brooks factory video, of course...

have you seen the brooks factory video, of course you have,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4n8qkwIElY
02-13-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,109
Posted By cjenrick

get a steel frame bike, i paid 275 for mine, you...

get a steel frame bike, i paid 275 for mine, you can crash it all you want and everything. well, depends on the severity of the impact, jus sayin...wtf? spend the savings on pizza.
02-13-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By cjenrick

i have noticed that saddle position is not a...

i have noticed that saddle position is not a constant, it can depend on the muscle mass in your legs, how many miles you accumulate , what kind of shape your are in, what may feel right at the...
02-13-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,109
Posted By cjenrick

not worth the risk of another hospital visit, 60...

not worth the risk of another hospital visit, 60 k is good enuff for one frame, Sean Kelly use to get a new frame every month, but that was a Vitus he was riding. i did a hill jam last summer on my...
02-12-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 943
Posted By cjenrick

i have noticed that some saddles can make the...

i have noticed that some saddles can make the bike feel squirrelly, don't know why, probably from wobble of the posterior,

as luck would have it, my most comfortable saddle is the most unstable,
...
02-12-21, 01:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,839
Posted By cjenrick

there are dirt fire roads back in there used by...

there are dirt fire roads back in there used by the forest service but they are steep and meander quite a bit, would not be good for a fully loaded tour bike,

there was a big fire last year in...
02-10-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,389
Posted By cjenrick

well, us less than gifted riders sure do make...

well, us less than gifted riders sure do make good race fans, because we know how hard it is to do 30 mph.

i remember thinking i was in great shape, so i tried a lap at the cats hill criterium...
02-08-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,389
Posted By cjenrick

actually, as you get older, your endurance goes...

actually, as you get older, your endurance goes up, so while your instantaneous might be low, your total power for a days ride could be right up there with the pros, if you knocked out, say, 300...
02-08-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 156,092
Posted By cjenrick

78 miles today, speed was subject to change...

78 miles today, speed was subject to change without notice.

was fiddling with my gloves when a racoon waddled out in front of me but we both escaped injury.

some kid on a mountain bike was...
02-08-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,389
Posted By cjenrick

being a gifted cyclist seems like a curse now, it...

being a gifted cyclist seems like a curse now, it sets you up for a really hard way to make a living away from friends and family,

the amateur level is even worse, busting your behind on unsafe...
02-06-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,717
Posted By cjenrick

we are fortunate enough to have a bike path with...

we are fortunate enough to have a bike path with mile markers , this Avocet is dialed in at +/- 0.01 miles per 5 mile trip,

depends on how much weaving we do,

don't use it anymore, too...
02-06-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,145
Posted By cjenrick

which Suntour Superbe Pro rear derailleur model ...

which Suntour Superbe Pro rear derailleur model is he best? i am running a straight block and do not need the long cage Cyclone 2. thanks for any help.
02-06-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,595
Posted By cjenrick

the top ten racers of all time used downtube...

the top ten racers of all time used downtube shifters , no wait, what did Valverde use?

far more races have been won with DT shifters but that will change some day,


1. Eddy MERCKX...
02-06-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,469
Posted By cjenrick

no, but i do have a problem with people sitting...

no, but i do have a problem with people sitting on the throne of judgement thinking their God and berating others in order to make up for a low sense of self, because if you are ok, then you are just...
02-05-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By cjenrick

check to see if your front rim is dished...

check to see if your front rim is dished properly.

or flip the wheel around and see if the other pad starts to wear quicker.
02-04-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,739
Posted By cjenrick

i got busted in Lodi Ca one night, weaving across...

i got busted in Lodi Ca one night, weaving across all 4 lanes of I-5 going 35 MPH in a blackout ,

luckily somebody called me in on the cell phone, when i saw those party lights come on, i knew the...
02-04-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,739
Posted By cjenrick

alcoholics are good workers, getting fired would...

alcoholics are good workers, getting fired would mean no more juice. nightmare!

as a sub for meetings there are many great AA speaker tapes on youtube and pastor chuck smith also, smith does a...
02-04-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,469
Posted By cjenrick

scored these future rags today on the way to the...

scored these future rags today on the way to the grocery store, they were out on the curb in a box a few doors down, sherman defected to the 49'ers, and the other two are equally meaningless, to me...
02-04-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By cjenrick

this is winter time so i would do it indoors if...

this is winter time so i would do it indoors if you live in a cold climate.

the Titanic sank because the rivets sheared due to the metal being near freezing from the cold Atlantic.

same with a...
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