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11-29-10, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Dave719

I changed out the bottom bracket yesterday.

The difference between the 118 mm and 109.5 mm BB was not distributed equally. The drive side was 6 mm shorter while the non-drive side was 2.5 mm. The triple 6500 Ultegra crank works fine. Without...
11-27-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Dave719

I hope this will improve shifting doing workouts...

I hope this will improve shifting doing workouts (ie Spinervals) on my trainer. The BB change will move the right crank in so the space between the 53T and 39T will be centered on 43.5 mm chainline...
11-25-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Dave719

Ultegra 6500 triple to double BB swap

I know this is a worn out subject, but I couldn't find the answer to the following:

I plan on switching the 118mm BB to 109.5mm to convert my 2004 Allez to a double. How much will the right crank...
12-12-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Dave719

Threaded headset, what stack height?

I need a 1 inch headset for a 87 Rockhopper, the head tube length is 127mm and the fork steerer is 92mm. So do I simply need a stack height of 35mm or is there more to it?

Thanks in advance,
Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-06, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,832
Posted By Dave719

I have the Joe Blow Sport too and am very...

I have the Joe Blow Sport too and am very impressed by it. Also got it for around $22. Have tried other fancier Joe Blow models and did not feel they were worth the higher cost. I just got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By Dave719

On mtbr.com, many use strapping tape on their...

On mtbr.com, many use strapping tape on their MTBs with no problem. Of course, much lower pressure is involved there.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,521
Posted By Dave719

Choc milk beats Endurox: ...

Choc milk beats Endurox:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/02/24/health/webmd/main1342839.shtml

Unfortunately I'm lactose intolerant.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By Dave719

This was my first long ride in the rain. Wish I...

This was my first long ride in the rain. Wish I had brought something extra for my hands and feet, they were affected the most. Rain jacket and tights were ok for my torso and legs. Got some latex...
05-23-06, 02:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,565
Posted By Dave719

* dremmel tool w/cut off wheel for cable housing...

* dremmel tool w/cut off wheel for cable housing cuts: fast, smooth, put in expendable cable to keep inner liner from collapsing. Plus 100s of other uses!

* plastic bags (grocery, food storage):...
05-17-06, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Dave719

road tire tread separating?

On my Spec Mondo S-works, it looks as though the edge of the tread is starting to separate from the sidewall (the crack or line between the tread shoulder and the label). What do you think, I've...
04-13-06, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 26,679
Posted By Dave719

Thanks for all the replies. I'm suprised how the...

Thanks for all the replies. I'm suprised how the antibiotic ointment is softening up the scab. I guess I've been doing it the old fashioned way for a while, I guess I could have avoided a lot of...
04-13-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 26,679
Posted By Dave719

I let my road rash scab up, now what?

I have some pretty good road rash, about a week old. Now I have some big, hard scabs. Yes, I realize now this is no longer the way to treat such injuries.

So, what should I do? Try to moisten...
Forum: Foo
12-13-05, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Dave719

International prepaid calling card advice

I'd like to call a friend in Italy from the US - any recommendations on calling cards? Sites that reviews products, compares rates and prices, etc.? Just trying to get some unbiased user opinions.
...
11-12-05, 10:13 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,399
Posted By Dave719

I had that on a Schwinn road bike of some sort...

I had that on a Schwinn road bike of some sort when I was 11 or so. The bike also had the freewheel built into the BB instead of the wheel. It allowed you to shift while coasting.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-05, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Dave719

I read somewhere that Colorado Cyclist house...

I read somewhere that Colorado Cyclist house brand shorts/bibs chamois were fairly big. Regardless, I think they had pretty good reviews. Try searching roadbikereview.com.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 06:35 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 11,009
Posted By Dave719

software developer for major telecommunication...

software developer for major telecommunication co.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-05, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Dave719

Cool, that's what I wanted to hear. I assume...

Cool, that's what I wanted to hear. I assume you're talking about the Ultegra 6603 39T for the triple, not just the one for the double, thus foregoing the ramp/pins. Where did you get it? I haven't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-05, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Dave719

All I want to do is go from 52/42/30 on my...

All I want to do is go from 52/42/30 on my Ultegra 6503 9spd Triple crankset to 52/39/30. I've researched this and think I understand the issues (i.e. availability of pinned/ramped 39T middle 130 BCD...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-05, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Dave719

Anybody tried this? I would like to change my 42T...

Anybody tried this? I would like to change my 42T middle to 39T and not pay for the more expensive TA ring. Any other suggestions for a ramped/pinned ring? I heard FSA makes one also, has anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-05, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By Dave719

Would you happen to know your sit bone width?...

Would you happen to know your sit bone width? I've thought about the E3, but its 135mm at its widest point and my sitbones are 122mm, so I'm not sure if its wide enough. I'm trying a 143 Avatar...
10-20-05, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 898
Posted By Dave719

I think its just personal preference. But I am...

I think its just personal preference. But I am biased against them on the principle of integrating the brakes and shifters. I prefer a more modular approach, if the brake lever housing or shifter...
10-17-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dave719

We studied this in an engineering class (back in...

We studied this in an engineering class (back in the mid 80s) where our professor proudly showed a picture of him popping a wheelie on his bicycle when he engaged the flywheel that had just...
10-13-05, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By Dave719

Sweet! How do you like the bike computer looks...

Sweet! How do you like the bike computer looks like it has cadence?

Dave
10-11-05, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,857
Posted By Dave719

For Avid mech disc rotors, 1.55mm is the minimum...

For Avid mech disc rotors, 1.55mm is the minimum thickness.

Dave
09-28-05, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Dave719

http://www.discoverytrail.org/. Only one I know...

http://www.discoverytrail.org/. Only one I know of. Sorry, it doesn't run through Michigan.

Dave
09-26-05, 08:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,693
Posted By Dave719

Exactly. Look at some of the top downhillers,...

Exactly. Look at some of the top downhillers, e.g. Peat and Gracia, they use clipless. And getting out doesn't require much time or thought once its committed to one's muscle memory (AKA practice)....
09-26-05, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Dave719

Also: - Shimano replacement rivets - assuming...

Also:
- Shimano replacement rivets - assuming its a shimano chain or Powerlink for SRAM (or in place of the Shimano rivet). Make sure you have a tool to break off the end of the replacement rivet. ...
09-22-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,061
Posted By Dave719

Be careful, freedom of speech is a two way...

Be careful, freedom of speech is a two way street. I have both Trek and Specialized bikes. So far so good to include warranty claims. I know several people who have made claims with Trek/Gary Fisher...
09-22-05, 01:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,061
Posted By Dave719

I don't understand how the chain failed. What do...

I don't understand how the chain failed. What do you mean by masterlink? I'm assuming its a Shimano chain (looking at the Spec website) where a special rivet needs to be used to connect the chain. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-05, 09:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,743
Posted By Dave719

Was that the TripleBypass? If so, I was upset...

Was that the TripleBypass? If so, I was upset about how diluted it was, possibly half of what it should have been.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-05, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,743
Posted By Dave719

Ok, I didn't read the whole study, but here are...

Ok, I didn't read the whole study, but here are two questions, which are partially discussed:
1. The drinks were matched on total calories from carbs. So the protein could have just provided more...
09-08-05, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Dave719

I used to run a front Avid mech with a SD5 V...

I used to run a front Avid mech with a SD5 V brake in the rear. It worked great especially with the leverage adjustment on the brake levers, also SD-5s. This allowed me to essentially get the same...
08-09-05, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Dave719

If you don't have a good wheel to use,...

If you don't have a good wheel to use, Performance has a calibration tool (http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=3119&subcategory_ID=4221) on sale now for $7. I am doing the same...
08-09-05, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Dave719

I had the exact same problem - main pivot was...

I had the exact same problem - main pivot was clicking/creaking.

How about just taking the black plastic sleeve out and see if it still creaks? The sleeve is there to keep water, dirt, etc. from...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 08:14 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,939
Posted By Dave719

5' 8", 31.5" cycling inseam, 30" pants inseam....

5' 8", 31.5" cycling inseam, 30" pants inseam. 54cm 2004 Specialize Allez Comp w/110 stem.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 09:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,519
Posted By Dave719

I totally agree. Its always satisfying to hear...

I totally agree. Its always satisfying to hear the sounds (or lack thereof) from a well tuned bike: the light whirring of the drivetrain, the quick, clean click from a gear shift, etc.

I don't...
07-31-05, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By Dave719

I just started using Kool Stop Dura Type General...

I just started using Kool Stop Dura Type General Purpose (black) pads in my Ultegra brakes. I think they are definitely superior to the Shimano Dura Ace/Ultegra pads. They are certainly more...
07-22-05, 01:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,408
Posted By Dave719

Kashi GoLean Crunch Nature's PathOptimum Power ...

Kashi GoLean Crunch
Nature's PathOptimum Power
Quick Oatmeal w/ various add ins (microwave at work)
Steel cut oats - see Alton Brown's recipe at Foodtv.com (Good Eats rocks!) takes about 40 min...
07-20-05, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Dave719

SRAM responded to me via email that a top swing X...

SRAM responded to me via email that a top swing X Gen FD would be available for the 06 model year, and most likely show up in Fall 05. I have a SJ FSR also and would like to give it a try.

To...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-05, 08:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,480
Posted By Dave719

Always glad to hear good things about Mike's...

Always glad to hear good things about Mike's stuff. Got some mtb disc wheels from him last year, and can't say enough about them. Thinking about getting some road wheels maybe next year.

Dave
07-14-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Dave719

http://www.biketoolsetc.com/

http://www.biketoolsetc.com/
06-28-05, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 869
Posted By Dave719

I use one. On local trails and lunch time rides I...

I use one. On local trails and lunch time rides I rarely even think about it. If I'm on a long ride especially on an unfamiliar trail, it can be a great navigation aid. Like others, time is...
06-10-05, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,253
Posted By Dave719

Exactly what I have. I like the Lobo's external...

Exactly what I have. I like the Lobo's external fill feature and it fits exactly what I need for short trips. The '05 model has 6 raised pads on the back for added ventilation like the mule. The...
06-07-05, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Dave719

Here's some pretty good instructions also: ...

Here's some pretty good instructions also:
http://www.parktool.com/repair_help/bbt9.shtml
05-24-05, 03:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,071
Posted By Dave719

Those sure are nice, been thinking about one for...

Those sure are nice, been thinking about one for my 4Runner for a couple years now. Oh that's right, I decided to buy another bike instead. :)

Dave
05-24-05, 11:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,071
Posted By Dave719

I think the Pathfinder would be great, its back...

I think the Pathfinder would be great, its back to a body/chasis design and is probably more offroad worthy and should be pretty reliable. I think the 4Runner is great. I have a 2000 5sp that's had...
05-12-05, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,822
Posted By Dave719

I think that's actually how they got started,...

I think that's actually how they got started, they are well know for their musical instrument/equipment stands, etc.

Dave
05-12-05, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,822
Posted By Dave719

Get the Ultimate! I have an older Park model...

Get the Ultimate! I have an older Park model similar to the PCS-1 (no height adj) and the Ultimate Pro also. The Ultimate is much more stable if the ground is uneven or sloped. The Ultimate is MUCH...
05-03-05, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By Dave719

The link didn't work. Here's another one: ...

The link didn't work. Here's another one:
http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/04/29/trike.bike.ap/index.html

Looks like a good idea.

Dave
05-03-05, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Dave719

That's exactly what I do except I've found with...

That's exactly what I do except I've found with the design of the latest Prolink bottle its easier to do the following:
With the bike upright and at around the 11 o'clock position as the chain wraps...
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