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07-09-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By g3ck0

Thanks guys, I'll go check them out.

Thanks guys, I'll go check them out.
07-08-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By g3ck0

Quick south bay bike shop recommendation?

I just moved to the bay area not too long along (mountain view area) and I have my bike with me. I'm looking to give my bike a tune up so I'm looking for a bike shop that will give me a good, honest...
03-20-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By g3ck0

A bit OT, but a quick question, could you guys...

A bit OT, but a quick question, could you guys recommend a good bike shop for accessories (tools, bike tubes, brake lines, ...) around the sunnyvale/san jose area?
03-18-10, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By g3ck0

Thanks :)

Thanks :)
03-18-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By g3ck0

I'm new to the area too, are there any equivalent...

I'm new to the area too, are there any equivalent bike clubs for the south bay?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,534
Posted By g3ck0

Yea, i was wondering if standing up involves more...

Yea, i was wondering if standing up involves more technique or the way your body was built. I remember watching couple year ago, commentators were saying how Ulrich liked the bigger gears and used...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By g3ck0

I guess I got the terminology wrong. I bought the...

I guess I got the terminology wrong. I bought the pedals used and it did not come with cleats. Can I just buy any two-hole cleat then?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,534
Posted By g3ck0

Climbing hill standing up: style or technique?

When I climb hills, I feel a lot more comfortable standing up and using the muscles to mash the gears up. With the right gear, I can get into a good rhythm and power my way up. I prefer this much...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By g3ck0

New to clipless: what shoes for CB Candy?

I got some CB Candy pedals, what shoes would I need in order to clip in correctly since I am guessing that there are multiple cleat designs out there? Thanks! :)
Forum: Northeast
08-12-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By g3ck0

I've never done any group rides before. I'm...

I've never done any group rides before. I'm interested in the 40 mile loop. According to the website, it's from Cedar Grove Park to Ft Washington State Park? And no discount if you are a member for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,569
Posted By g3ck0

How thorough do you clean out your road rash?

Got some road rash today. Basically lost control and fell over some gravely road. There were a lot of black particles. I tried to wash out as much as I could by scrubbing it and peeling away any lose...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,375
Posted By g3ck0

Ended up get the Performance Bike Classic shorts...

Ended up get the Performance Bike Classic shorts when they had the 20% off sale last weekend. Wore them for the first time today. Pretty comfy! I wondered why I waited so long before trying these on...
Forum: Northeast
08-04-09, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By g3ck0

Have you checked craigslist?

Have you checked craigslist?
Forum: Northeast
08-02-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By g3ck0

Yea, why isn't it a continuous shoot?

Yea, why isn't it a continuous shoot?
Forum: Northeast
08-02-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By g3ck0

No one going?

No one going?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-09, 04:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,541
Posted By g3ck0

Have you bought stuff from Nashbar using the...

Have you bought stuff from Nashbar using the paypal plug-in ever since the fraud cases started? Have you been hit with anything this far?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,760
Posted By g3ck0

I think if you are not training a certain set of...

I think if you are not training a certain set of muscles or for cardio, just do what feels comfortable. Sure, I could sit at a lower gear and spin but I just love the feeling of standing up and...
05-14-09, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By g3ck0

ok, so I have succesfully removed the bottom...

ok, so I have succesfully removed the bottom bracket.

Now how do I remove my headset? It's a FSA Pig DH Pro. I've removed all my bearings from the top but the bearings on the bottom is still...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,277
Posted By g3ck0

You got a lawyer and are STILL getting minimum...

You got a lawyer and are STILL getting minimum payments from insurance??
Forum: BMX
05-13-09, 10:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,755
Posted By g3ck0

ok, maybe I'm confused but if the bearings are...

ok, maybe I'm confused but if the bearings are the same size, if I decide to NOT use the American cups, would it STILL fit snuggly inside the frame?
05-12-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 928
Posted By g3ck0

Taking apart bike: how to thoroughly clean components?

I am taking apart my bike and I want to really clean each component out. I heard that it is not wise to completely soak/submerge it in water. So should I simply just clean it with degreaser only and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,277
Posted By g3ck0

I'm surprised that guy would flee the scene and...

I'm surprised that guy would flee the scene and leave the car. Unless the car itself was stolen, does the person not think that the police will be able to link the car back to him??
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By g3ck0

Taking apart bike: how to thoroughly clean components?

I am taking apart my bike and I want to really clean each component out. I heard that it is not wise to completely soak/submerge it in water. So should I simply just clean it with degreaser only and...
Forum: BMX
05-12-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,755
Posted By g3ck0

If I want to convert from American to Mid, I...

If I want to convert from American to Mid, I would need some kinda conversion kit so that the mid will sit good inside the frame?
05-12-09, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By g3ck0

I don't get it all the time. Mostly, it seems...

I don't get it all the time. Mostly, it seems that if I hold my knee at a certain bent again for a long period of time (i.e. sitting at my desk working), when I get up, it 'cracks' once as it is...
Forum: BMX
05-12-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,407
Posted By g3ck0

Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
Forum: BMX
05-12-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,755
Posted By g3ck0

Can you somehow knock the sealed bearing housing...

Can you somehow knock the sealed bearing housing out of the american cups?
05-12-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By g3ck0

Thanks. I've been taking Kirkland Glucosomine +...

Thanks. I've been taking Kirkland Glucosomine + Chondroitin. Haven't really noticed a difference yet but it's been only a month, I hear the effects come about only after prolonged use so I'm hoping....
05-12-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By g3ck0

I got the american cups removed, there seems to...

I got the american cups removed, there seems to be no threads, just a tight fit. So I just banged it out with hammer+screwdriver. I haven't tried taking the bearing out of the cups yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By g3ck0

Thanks I'll go check it out :D

Thanks I'll go check it out :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By g3ck0

Good value tube/tires?

What are some good value tubes and tires? I am not going for speed/weight, I just want something cheap and long lasting for my 2004 Allez. The current tires I have does not seem to have any tread on...
05-11-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By g3ck0

If there are no cups, wouldn't that make it...

If there are no cups, wouldn't that make it automatically a mid bottom bracket?
05-10-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,591
Posted By g3ck0

You mean attach a pipe wrench to my ratcheting...

You mean attach a pipe wrench to my ratcheting tool?
05-09-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,591
Posted By g3ck0

Removing stuck BMX pegs?

I am trying to remove the pegs off the my bike but the bolt inside seems to have rusted such that using a ratchet extension didn't provide enough torque to twist it loose. Would it be possible to get...
05-09-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By g3ck0

Nevermind, got the American cups to come out...

Nevermind, got the American cups to come out using screwdriver + hammer no problems :) Thanks.
05-09-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By g3ck0

Are the bearings supposed to come out by...

Are the bearings supposed to come out by themselves or can the oversized american cups come out too?
05-09-09, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By g3ck0

Can I change the American BB shell to a mid BB...

Can I change the American BB shell to a mid BB shell or is the shell part of the frame?

And I am actually removing the BB so that I can paint the frame. How would I go about removing the American...
05-08-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By g3ck0

How remove remove American bottom bracket off of a BMX?

I removed the 3 piece crank and now I am left with a spinning American bottom bracket. How do I remove it? I read online that you can just stick a socket wrench in and tap around the inner edges of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-09, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,356
Posted By g3ck0

+2

+2
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-09, 01:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,647
Posted By g3ck0

Very clean looking bike :D

Very clean looking bike :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,355
Posted By g3ck0

Maybe try adjusting the cleat position?

Maybe try adjusting the cleat position?
05-03-09, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By g3ck0

I have the White Lightning Clean Ride...

I have the White Lightning Clean Ride (http://www.amazon.com/ACTION-LUBE-WHITE-LIGHTNING-CLEAN/dp/B00198JQ6Q/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1241388061&sr=1-3). Would that work as oil for the...
05-03-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By g3ck0

To lube or grease?

I know you normally lube the chain and grease the headsets and bottom brackets. But what about all other joints? For example, do you put lube or grease on the pivoting joints of a derailleur?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,772
Posted By g3ck0

What should we do in those cir***stances? Leave...

What should we do in those cir***stances? Leave them alone? Or get plate numbers and call the cops?
05-02-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By g3ck0

If you shift to the biggest cog in front and...

If you shift to the biggest cog in front and smallest gear in the back, then manually (using your hands) place the chain itself on the biggest cog in front and smallest gear in the back, is it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By g3ck0

You might get better answers if you post i nthe...

You might get better answers if you post i nthe Re***bent forum :)
Forum: BMX
05-02-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,388
Posted By g3ck0

What IS the difference between a freewheel and a...

What IS the difference between a freewheel and a driver?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,375
Posted By g3ck0

I made go with this one. They have a promotion...

I made go with this one. They have a promotion such that if you buy anything on their site (including shorts), you get a free pair of $29 shorts or $29 jersey as a gift.
05-01-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By g3ck0

If they are stuck together, how do you remove...

If they are stuck together, how do you remove them? Somehow crack the plastic barrel adjuster?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,375
Posted By g3ck0

Which model in particular?

Which model in particular?
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