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06-27-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By bandregg

The play, on further investigation, is between...

The play, on further investigation, is between the crank and the cassette. Almost every pedal forward gets rotation of the cassette before it engages. The chain doesn't seem to be particularly loose....
06-27-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By bandregg

Bottom Bracket Spinning Away From Crankarm

I have a campy-10 record/chorus groupset on my road bike.

On flats and downhills I am constantly mis-engaging my bottom bracket with my crankarm/pedal stroke. There is play between them that...
09-12-06, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By bandregg

I start at the end of the bars and wrap toward...

I start at the end of the bars and wrap toward the stem. I wrap so that looking at the bike front on the right hand side (left-hand bar while riding and front brake lever) wraps clockwise. The left...
Forum: Touring
08-21-06, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By bandregg

You'll need a new front derailleur, which has the...

You'll need a new front derailleur, which has the capacuity to shift across all three rings. And, regardless of its condition, you'll need a new bottom bracket that has a longer spindle, so that your...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-06, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By bandregg

I've ridden on Brooks leather tape for about...

I've ridden on Brooks leather tape for about seven months now and I haven't put anything on it. There has been a little discoloration, but the tape isn't drying out or cracking.
Forum: Commuting
08-21-06, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,075
Posted By bandregg

I'd get a Gunnar Crosshairs outfitted with S and...

I'd get a Gunnar Crosshairs outfitted with S and S couplers. That's about 1200$ for the frame and fork if I remember correctly, and then the suitcase is another couple of hundred.
Forum: Commuting
08-16-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,168
Posted By bandregg

bmike, man you're kind of freakin' me out. I...

bmike, man you're kind of freakin' me out.

I ride an IF Club Racer with 28's, though I have some 32 'cross tires I'm dying to try out. And my around town bike is an older IF crown jewel with...
08-15-06, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By bandregg

I have a pair of Genius 4's in a 42 that fit with...

I have a pair of Genius 4's in a 42 that fit with tons of room and a pair of Dragon's that I ordered in a 42 based on the G4's. They fit, but man, they're tight. When I got my wife a pair of...
08-15-06, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By bandregg

There are actually two "seasons" or "series" for...

There are actually two "seasons" or "series" for cross here in NC. The fall season which runs until December is generally dry and dusty. This removes some of the down and dirty fun of cross, but...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-06, 12:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,168
Posted By bandregg

Man, you guys are killing me. The wife and I will...

Man, you guys are killing me. The wife and I will be moving in Sept. 24th and I'm already looking forward to the hill repeat (I think I'll spin it) on Depot, riding out to South Hero, and the trails...
Forum: Touring
07-17-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By bandregg

I love my IF Club Racer for just the reasons that...

I love my IF Club Racer for just the reasons that you mention. It handles better unloaded than a bike with longer chain stays, it's faster than a heavier bike, and it still packs enough weight and...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,168
Posted By bandregg

Thanks for the reminder about the CCTA. I'd been...

Thanks for the reminder about the CCTA. I'd been meaning to look their routes and schedules up. It looks like they may be just the trick for getting to school and back with a bike for to and from the...
07-13-06, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By bandregg

I've installed a ton of Chris King headsets and...

I've installed a ton of Chris King headsets and I've always just used the Park Tool headset press without any dies attached. The flats of the press push the cups into place without putting any...
07-13-06, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By bandregg

Heavy Duty Trailer

I'm looking for a heavy duty trailer. Ideally it would be able to haul around 150lbs. I've looked at the traditional options (Burley, Bob) and their capacities seem to be limited to around 100 lbs....
Forum: Commuting
07-11-06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,168
Posted By bandregg

My wife and I are moving to Burlington in a few...

My wife and I are moving to Burlington in a few months so that I can attend the New England Culinary Institute over in Essex Junction. I can't wait. It doesn't look there is a really good route from...
Forum: Touring
06-29-06, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By bandregg

I have a Marmot Trestles summer weight mummy bag....

I have a Marmot Trestles summer weight mummy bag. It's synthetic and packs nice and light. I think it's rated at 40'F. In the summer here in North Carolina I just sleep on top of it. That's a little...
Forum: Touring
06-01-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By bandregg

I use a Bibler Ahwahnee that's a few years old....

I use a Bibler Ahwahnee that's a few years old. It's a single walled tent and weighs 7 pounds packed. It's also incredibly expensive. The single wall design means there isn't a rain fly and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 11:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,944
Posted By bandregg

I have two Independent Fabrication bikes and my...

I have two Independent Fabrication bikes and my wife has one as well. I love them. I love the quality, I love the look, and most importantly I loved dealing with the company. There are other...
05-17-06, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,337
Posted By bandregg

I rode a 2006 Epic Comp last weekend on one of...

I rode a 2006 Epic Comp last weekend on one of our local trails. I generally ride a six year old Cannondale hardtail. I was pleasantly surprised with the ride of the bike, and I did take the time to...
05-17-06, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By bandregg

LandLuger, I live in Durham, NC; I'd say...

LandLuger,

I live in Durham, NC; I'd say it's pretty civilized. That said, if you're in the states then all law enforcement officers are obligated by law to file a report for assault and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-06, 12:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,510
Posted By bandregg

I don't think anyone has mentioned the reason...

I don't think anyone has mentioned the reason that I prefer campy on my racing bike yet.

Shifting UP multiple gears in one throw. After being able to shift three sprokets at a time going back to...
05-16-06, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By bandregg

Now that's no reason to dance on a hood. If...

Now that's no reason to dance on a hood. If someone bumps me while I'm stopped I gently lay my bike down in front of them, and walk around and write down the license plate number. Then I motion for...
05-10-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,235
Posted By bandregg

Vermont Cyclocross?

I maybe moving to the Burlington, VT area and wondered if there was an active cyclocross series in the area or the state. Google only seems to have information for 2004 or earlier and not being the...
Forum: Touring
05-08-06, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By bandregg

I ride Chris King hubs on my touring bike. You...

I ride Chris King hubs on my touring bike. You can get the back in either 130 or 135. The front is standard. They are definitely up to the rigors of touring.
Forum: Commuting
05-08-06, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,649
Posted By bandregg

The general thinking in the touring forum is...

The general thinking in the touring forum is either a small pad lock through the rack clip or just don't worry about it. Most people, even casual thiefs, won't take the pannier; they'll open it up or...
05-08-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,357
Posted By bandregg

The people who work as bike messangers are just...

The people who work as bike messangers are just like any other group of people. A large number of them work in a law abiding way and without all of the bluster and bragging. A smaller number feel...
05-07-06, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By bandregg

Sturmey-Archer 3 speed stuck Cog

I have an old and weather beaten English Hercules with a Sturmey-Archer 3 speed hub. There is a cog on it, but no lock ring (I don't know whether this is normal or not). The cog is on the hub body...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-06, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By bandregg

I don't have a bike that I wouldn't lock up, and...

I don't have a bike that I wouldn't lock up, and if I don't have a lock then i take the bike in with me. That said, depending on the bike you have a completely theft-proof lock job might not be...
Forum: Commuting
03-27-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By bandregg

Burlington, VT to Essex Junction

I'm considering returning to school and one strong candidate would be culinary school at the New England Culinary Institute in Essex Junction, VT. My wife and I only have one car, and would like to...
03-06-06, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By bandregg

I have a pair of the FSA K-wing handle bars on my...

I have a pair of the FSA K-wing handle bars on my road bike and I just love them so. They offer more and more comfortable hand positions than regular bars to me.
03-06-06, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By bandregg

I have two pair ot regular Sidis and neither has...

I have two pair ot regular Sidis and neither has an M on the tongue.
Forum: Touring
03-06-06, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By bandregg

Can you explain why the Shimano LX hub and skewer...

Can you explain why the Shimano LX hub and skewer are better?

Thank you.
03-06-06, 02:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,307
Posted By bandregg

This is what I was thinking and it's analgous to...

This is what I was thinking and it's analgous to when the Police detonate other supposed bombs that turn out to be kids buying walkie-talkies for christmas presents and the like. You don't hear them...
Forum: Touring
03-01-06, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,378
Posted By bandregg

My IF club racer with tubus racks front and rear...

My IF club racer with tubus racks front and rear but not panniers weighs 22 pounds.
Forum: Commuting
03-01-06, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By bandregg

I purposely wear glasses when it's raining and...

I purposely wear glasses when it's raining and I'm on the bike. I'd rather have to look through wet glasses than put up with water splashing my eyes. I wear a cycling hat.
02-24-06, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By bandregg

I was supposed to as well, but my bike won't be...

I was supposed to as well, but my bike won't be rebuilt by then. Have fun, good luck, and win!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-06, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,029
Posted By bandregg

http://www.liberatorshapes.com. It's worth...

http://www.liberatorshapes.com.

It's worth the money.
02-22-06, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By bandregg

I'm glad to hear it was a good time. I wish I...

I'm glad to hear it was a good time. I wish I could have been there; I ride with the Duke guys as a citizen. I'm waiting for a front derailleur to come in though, so I won't be making the Wake Forest...
02-18-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By bandregg

I'll answer my own question here. It appears that...

I'll answer my own question here. It appears that Litespeed gave me bad information, and the clamp should be 35mm.
02-18-06, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By bandregg

Clamp on front derailleur fit

I have a 2001 Litespeed Tuscany that is preported to have a 31.8mm seat tube for a clamp on derailleur. I also have a 31.8mm clamp on Campy Record derailleur. I haven't forced it yet, but the...
02-18-06, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By bandregg

Fork and Brake Caliper Fit

I have an Ouzo Pro carbon fork that I'm trying to fit a new Campy Chorus brake to. The fork appears to be too "thick" for the allen head bolt and the brake caliper to fit together through. Has anyone...
02-06-06, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By bandregg

New Orleans Bike Shops

I'll be in the Big Easy this weekend doing some volunteer work, and I'd love to spend a few dollars at a local bike shop or two in New Orleans. Recommendations?
02-02-06, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By bandregg

Finger Pain

I've started riding my mountain bike off road again after a long time using it as a commuter. After an hour of riding or so I start to get finger pain in the first joint away from the palm. It feels...
Forum: Touring
01-26-06, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By bandregg

I carry a Leica MP rangerfinder film camera with...

I carry a Leica MP rangerfinder film camera with a 28mm and a 90mm lens. It makes me love taking photographs and I love the way that makes me feel, so it goes everywhere, even the office.
Forum: Commuting
01-26-06, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,591
Posted By bandregg

In my day we learned to read a clock and left on...

In my day we learned to read a clock and left on time.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-06, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By bandregg

Specialized makes the Mountain Carbon Comp.

Specialized makes the Mountain Carbon Comp.
01-24-06, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By bandregg

That's just nuts, and I'm a big fan of campy. Go...

That's just nuts, and I'm a big fan of campy. Go to your local bike shop and ask them for some cables and some housing. It shouldn't cost you more than ten bucks for a complete set of two brake...
01-24-06, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By bandregg

I visited Baltimore over the winter holidays and...

I visited Baltimore over the winter holidays and talked to a relative of mine about her commuting to John Hopkins by bike (3 miles maybe). She described it as pretty insane to even try and once we...
Forum: Triathlon
01-20-06, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By bandregg

There are two kinds of riders and you'll need to...

There are two kinds of riders and you'll need to figure out which kind you are. Some people ride in slightly smaller gears with a high cadence (90-100 rpm); I'm one and these. Most of the triathlon...
01-20-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By bandregg

Yeap to the roadie and trainer. I've seen that...

Yeap to the roadie and trainer. I've seen that same setup at every cyclocross, road, and mountain race I've been to, and the guys using it were the ones winning.
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