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11-07-06, 09:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,444
Posted By knobbymojo

Hell yes! I sold my full suspension giant nrs 1...

Hell yes! I sold my full suspension giant nrs 1 and went to a fully ridgid surly 1x1. I run a 2.5 tire in front and a 2.3 in back. I am faster than I have ever been, and I have more fun. If you want...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-06, 07:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,999
Posted By knobbymojo

Hey Flowerblossom: No, I havent figured out the...

Hey Flowerblossom: No, I havent figured out the random sampling for non bikers yet, Im hoping my teacher will have an idea. Im starting to enjoy this research stuff as well. Im an engineering major,...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-06, 09:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,999
Posted By knobbymojo

Flower Blossom: Yes, I have run my project idea...

Flower Blossom: Yes, I have run my project idea past my instructor. I am following the AAA code of ethics for my research. I am posting below a copy of the code of ethics for anyone interested. I...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-06, 08:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,999
Posted By knobbymojo

Someone asked if I would post results of the...

Someone asked if I would post results of the survey when I am finished. Yes, I most definitly will. It is looking like it will be very interesting to see exactly who commutes and why.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-06, 01:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,999
Posted By knobbymojo

Commuter Research

I am doing an ethnology research project on bicycle commuters for my college cultural anthropology class. I am focusing on cultural differences between those who use a bike to get to work, and those...
09-27-06, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,993
Posted By knobbymojo

The new Surly! Warning surprise spoiler.

Anyone see the new surly yet? A picture is up on the MTBR surly boards, looks like surly made a utility frame like the xtracycle freerad, looks like it uses xtracycle accessories too. Beefy tubing...
02-17-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By knobbymojo

Hey new guy: its nice to see some other se mn...

Hey new guy: its nice to see some other se mn peeps on the board, I think you are the first one i've seen!
02-16-06, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By knobbymojo

MX 599: In response to your question, yes it is...

MX 599: In response to your question, yes it is lower back pain, left side of my back above the hip joint. I have noticed a lot of tighteness in my hams, quads and lower back lately also. Should I...
02-15-06, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By knobbymojo

Hamstring Workout?

I have been having back pain lately, and have been told it could be because my quads have gotten way stronger than my hamstrings, (singlespeed will do that). I was wondering if there are any good...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-10-05, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By knobbymojo

Tubing dealers?

Does anyone know of some good places to buy true temper tubing, and also where to get good in depth tubing specs?
12-03-05, 07:49 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,275
Posted By knobbymojo

15 degrees. The 30 mph tailwind made the 15 miles...

15 degrees. The 30 mph tailwind made the 15 miles fly by though!
Forum: Commuting
11-26-05, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,022,488
Posted By knobbymojo

Tough: first commute in snow this year, I am...

Tough: first commute in snow this year, I am still getting the setup right for riding in winter conditions, still beats driving the truck though!
Forum: Commuting
11-26-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By knobbymojo

Tire question

Today was my first winter commute. I rode 7 miles each way to work this morning, with 3 inches of fresh snow on most of the route. While riding that it felt like I was dragging an anchor behind me...
11-17-05, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By knobbymojo

Stud durability

I am going to be commuting on a set of innova studded tires this winter, and I am wondering how long can I expect the studs to hold out if I am riding on a lot of concrete. The roads I ride on are...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,589,754
Posted By knobbymojo

My winter commuter ...

My winter commuter

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5cf37b3127cce950020c170c200000016108AbuWbFi0cOU

My summer commuter...
11-16-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 338,190
Posted By knobbymojo

One of my rides ...

One of my rides

http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5cf37b3127cce9501cd94910500000016108AbuWbFi0cOU
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b5cf37b3127cce9501c63bd13700000016108AbuWbFi0cOU
Forum: Commuting
11-15-05, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

sbhikes, that sounds like the most workable...

sbhikes, that sounds like the most workable solution I have heard yet. That solves most of my problems. I do worry about it being towed, but that shouldnt be a problem most of the time. (In my town...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-05, 03:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

I usually take the tools to the jobsite in a 14'...

I usually take the tools to the jobsite in a 14' job trailer (all my tools together weigh about 3,000 lb), and leave them at the jobsite till the job is finished. I guess I could ride on the days...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

My truck would get towed after 24 hours, stupid...

My truck would get towed after 24 hours, stupid city ordinances.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 10:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

One of my major concerns is appearing as a nut to...

One of my major concerns is appearing as a nut to the customers. Being a small buisiness owner I worry about stuff like that. Come to think of it I am probably nuts for getting into this business in...
11-14-05, 10:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,576
Posted By knobbymojo

Carpenter/ small business owner

Carpenter/ small business owner
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

Maybe I am just a big wuss.

Maybe I am just a big wuss.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 09:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

Clothing isnt much of an issue, since no one...

Clothing isnt much of an issue, since no one cares what I look like when I get to work. I do get some stares when I wear my cycling clothes, so I refrain from doing that without work clothes over...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

I am a finish carpenter. I am lucky in the...

I am a finish carpenter. I am lucky in the respect that my business partner tows our tool trailer most of the time. We usually work at the same spot for 3-5 days, then go to the next job. My main...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,372
Posted By knobbymojo

Atypical Commuters?

I am trying to start commuting to work by bicycle, but it seems most of the commuting advice on this forum is geared towards those who have office jobs. I am a carpenter and would like to hear from...
11-14-05, 06:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,865
Posted By knobbymojo

Wow, I guess that means I should go out and buy...

Wow, I guess that means I should go out and buy another car or two to help with progress :rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
10-26-05, 07:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,739
Posted By knobbymojo

1. To save money 2. They are afraid of being...

1. To save money

2. They are afraid of being labeled as "different".
10-16-05, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,662
Posted By knobbymojo

It helps me to put my tongue against the roof of...

It helps me to put my tongue against the roof of my mouth and breathe in through my mouth and out through my nose. It pre heats the air a little.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-05, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,022,488
Posted By knobbymojo

It was cold. Im not sure I am ready for winter yet

It was cold. Im not sure I am ready for winter yet
08-09-05, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 121,122
Posted By knobbymojo

attempt #1

attempt #1
05-17-05, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By knobbymojo

Need help with lights.

I have a jet phantom 1 light that I have lost the charger and helmet mount for, and I cant seem to find a supplier for jet products to order new ones from. Does anyone know of a supplier in the...
05-14-05, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By knobbymojo

Womens specific cross bikes

A friend of mine is looking for a cross bike but she only likes bikes with womens specific geometry. Can anyone recommend a good place to look for such a bike?
02-13-03, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,107
Posted By knobbymojo

Pantera

Pantera
02-12-03, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,148
Posted By knobbymojo

I have had good success with my homemade studded...

I have had good success with my homemade studded tires, but as mentioned above they will wear fast if ridden on the wrong surfaces. I would have bought some but I am a broke college student, so I...
02-10-03, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,795
Posted By knobbymojo

I have had great luck with a little known brand...

I have had great luck with a little known brand of wheel called equation. They are diamondback's in house brand. Mine are the x16 race, they are almost identical to the mavic crossride (I think thats...
02-05-03, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By knobbymojo

You have to adjust the spring tension screws till...

You have to adjust the spring tension screws till the brake shoes are the same distance from the rim. The screws you need to adjust are the two little ones under the brake arm, they control how much...
01-19-03, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By knobbymojo

Thats not a bad idea, Id buy one.:beer:

Thats not a bad idea, Id buy one.:beer:
01-19-03, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By knobbymojo

JB weld might also work to repair the headtube....

JB weld might also work to repair the headtube. Ive seen the stuff hold the engine cases together on motocross bikes before, often for many years.
01-16-03, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,731
Posted By knobbymojo

running seems to be giving me good results, I get...

running seems to be giving me good results, I get less winded on hard sprints since I started running, even though I have been cycling much less than my usual amount in that same time (winter you...
01-16-03, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By knobbymojo

I have used my ss for about 4 months to commute...

I have used my ss for about 4 months to commute the short ride to school everyday, and I love it. My leg strength has increased significantly from riding tall gearing up the big hills everyday. The...
01-15-03, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By knobbymojo

generally fork maintenance involves changing out...

generally fork maintenance involves changing out the fork oil and checking for bushing play while the fork is apart. Also look for worn or damaged parts. Consult your manual for specifics regarding...
01-12-03, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By knobbymojo

I like the singlespeed idea, its definitly a...

I like the singlespeed idea, its definitly a growing area.
01-11-03, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By knobbymojo

calories

Is there a website anyone knows of where I can get a list of how many calories a given activity burns and also a list of how many calories are in certain foods? Most pre packaged foods list the...
01-10-03, 09:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,510
Posted By knobbymojo

I like my bontrager race lite saddle, after...

I like my bontrager race lite saddle, after broken in it is very comfortable. If "richard and the boys" are going numb, try tilting the nose of the saddle down in small increments till the problem...
01-09-03, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,285
Posted By knobbymojo

I had joytech hubs on the wheelset that came on...

I had joytech hubs on the wheelset that came on my univega ds 9000. If $39 dollars is for both wheels it sounds like a good deal. I have seen poorer quality wheels at the shop for around 60 per wheel.
01-06-03, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By knobbymojo

I really like my jet designs phantom helmet...

I really like my jet designs phantom helmet light. It is very bright and cars definitly know Im there. I use it on and off road and I can ride as fast as I want in either condition. For road riding I...
01-01-03, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By knobbymojo

Newbies

Does anyone have tips for someone looking to get into racing xc? I want to race this year, but I have never done it before. I am curious about training mostly.
11-20-02, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By knobbymojo

I seem to have roughly the same problem, It just...

I seem to have roughly the same problem, It just seems that I cough up a lot of mucous for about 15 min after a hard ride in cold weather, it would seem to me to be from the dry air, as suggested...
11-20-02, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By knobbymojo

I personally like to watch a training video with...

I personally like to watch a training video with the sound turned down, and put on some appropriate fast paced cycling music (heavy metal ala megadeth or pantera) for motiviation. The music is there...
11-20-02, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By knobbymojo

Have you looked at the new klein palomino? I test...

Have you looked at the new klein palomino? I test rode one at a demo day a few weeks ago against a trek fuel 100, it is by far a better bike than the trek. If you can swing the cash look at the...
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