Search: Posts Made By: jimisnowhere
Showing results 1 to 50 of 469
Search took 0.26 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 08:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,899
Posted By jimisnowhere

Canemaster: I personally don't spend all week in...

Canemaster: I personally don't spend all week in ketosis. I eat plenty of high carb foods: sweet potato, kale, fruit, butternut squash, I just avoid grains. Atkins is the scary 0g carbs/day diet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 08:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,899
Posted By jimisnowhere

Right now my goal is weightloss, any increases in...

Right now my goal is weightloss, any increases in speed are just incidental. But in my crippling nerd-dom, I have an excel file of all my rides since last May, when I got serious. Avg speed has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,899
Posted By jimisnowhere

I've been following the Primal Blueprint for...

I've been following the Primal Blueprint for about 3 months now. My intent was weight loss, the inflammation stuff and the other theories seem neat, but I'm fat. I switched to it when I felt I was on...
Forum: Touring
05-28-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,675
Posted By jimisnowhere

Do I see a parking brake on the top tube? Genius!

Do I see a parking brake on the top tube? Genius!
Forum: Touring
05-28-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,415
Posted By jimisnowhere

Same with New England, except we got salt and...

Same with New England, except we got salt and sand all winter too. No fenders = grit wedgie. If you add a big mudflap to the front and allow the front section of the rear fender to extend to the...
Forum: Touring
05-02-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,675
Posted By jimisnowhere

AHA! Crank Clearance!

AHA! Crank Clearance!
Forum: Touring
05-02-09, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By jimisnowhere

Put a hook on your wall and loop the front wheel...

Put a hook on your wall and loop the front wheel into it, so the bike seems to be coasting up the wall.
05-02-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By jimisnowhere

I ran into my friend Reed after not seeing him...

I ran into my friend Reed after not seeing him for years, he's riding a red and white Centurion Accordo, I'm on a matching Centurion Cavelleto, we were the Centurion Racing team. ADSR your invited to...
Forum: Touring
05-01-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,675
Posted By jimisnowhere

Love the tinsel, worried about that colossal dent...

Love the tinsel, worried about that colossal dent in that chain stay.
11-16-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 31,532
Posted By jimisnowhere

Adam, don't go messin up a useful thread. If you...

Adam, don't go messin up a useful thread. If you wanna talk about smokin other people's nubs, start a new thread.
11-16-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By jimisnowhere

isn't the monocog a 29er, can you get fenders and...

isn't the monocog a 29er, can you get fenders and studs for it?
11-16-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By jimisnowhere

When mine fill with snow I just give em a smack,...

When mine fill with snow I just give em a smack, or a bunny hop.
09-28-08, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By jimisnowhere

If your gonna use studs I recommend you pedal...

If your gonna use studs I recommend you pedal downhill. I do.
09-16-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,676
Posted By jimisnowhere

I'd add full coverage fenders + mudflaps.

I'd add full coverage fenders + mudflaps.
Forum: Foo
09-15-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,831
Posted By jimisnowhere

I was hoping for some insight in this fiasco, and...

I was hoping for some insight in this fiasco, and P-Cad's the only one not looking to make a buck off this BS.
09-14-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By jimisnowhere

I wouldn't ride it, but I weigh 190 on an empty...

I wouldn't ride it, but I weigh 190 on an empty stomach without my overloaded bag. An Ironman is certainly worth getting an estimate from your local frame builder.
09-14-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,041
Posted By jimisnowhere

I just washed mine using an Oxy-clean type...

I just washed mine using an Oxy-clean type detergent. The thing stunk of BO from 4 feet away. Shake out all the dirt from the pockets, liner, and in between section. I filled the sink with water and...
09-09-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By jimisnowhere

Buy a quality cog & lockring, have the shop...

Buy a quality cog & lockring, have the shop install it. Buy toe clips & straps, install them yourself.

The draft comes with Schrader valved wheels? For shame, SE.
09-09-08, 12:21 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,159
Posted By jimisnowhere

reading...

reading (http://www.adbusters.org/magazine/79/hipster.html).
09-09-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By jimisnowhere

That hub will be a freewheel hub. Buy a new 1 spd...

That hub will be a freewheel hub. Buy a new 1 spd freewheel have 'em remove the old one. Then gut the shifters, levers etc.





No.
09-09-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By jimisnowhere

Just drag the rear brake, in slippery conditions...

Just drag the rear brake, in slippery conditions your front brake is for making spectacular crashes. Also if your in more than 6 inches of snow and you know whats under that snow, dumping the bike is...
Forum: Commuting
09-09-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By jimisnowhere

Freddie's Revenge By Planet bike or the biggest...

Freddie's Revenge By Planet bike or the biggest SKS brand fender you can afford. My FR's cover my 1.9 studded tires well. A wider and longer fender will protect you more. Basically, get the fender...
09-08-08, 07:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,299
Posted By jimisnowhere

That intended use is going 40mph. I won't gear...

That intended use is going 40mph. I won't gear mine for a granny/cruising/flying combo. I'm going for cruising/flying/drafting-cars-on-Storrow-Drive (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storrow_Drive)...
09-08-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By jimisnowhere

Quad and core work at a gym will hugely increase...

Quad and core work at a gym will hugely increase your strength and stamina. There aren't real hills like that where I'm from, not within pedaling distance from my house. Why not get a winter bike and...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,272
Posted By jimisnowhere

For a 2 mile bike ride you could use a...

For a 2 mile bike ride you could use a fun-but-low-performance beater: beach cruiser, Raleigh 3 spd, etc.
I like up my 9 yr old repurposed, ugly, beat, frankenbike-hybrid at a train station...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,295
Posted By jimisnowhere

My front wheel was (but its now) Schrader the...

My front wheel was (but its now) Schrader the rear, Presta. I topped off the front wheel every other week, and the rear monthly. Cap loss on the Schrader = filthy hard to fill tubes, cap loss on the...
09-07-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By jimisnowhere

Those are all I own. I've just blown off brake...

Those are all I own. I've just blown off brake adjustment for 10-14 months now. Just tuned 'em up last month, everything's perfect again.
09-07-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,663
Posted By jimisnowhere

I think 30mm's are all it will take. I fit 23mm +...

I think 30mm's are all it will take. I fit 23mm + full SKS fenders in mine and its about the max space.

This (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=431067) thread is a large discussion of the...
09-07-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 31,532
Posted By jimisnowhere

4130 methinks. Daybreak: 54cm, and sry for...

4130 methinks.

Daybreak: 54cm, and sry for not noticing your post sooner.
09-05-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By jimisnowhere

Does anyone know anyone that has this? I can't...

Does anyone know anyone that has this? I can't even find a guy who knew someone that way back in the day met this women who's brother-in-law owns it.
09-05-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By jimisnowhere

Gary Fisher Simple City

http://www.fisherbikes.com/img/bikes/2009/1600x1200/simple_city_8.jpg


I just saw this at Ace Wheel works. Pretty neat!! The one there had a spring connecting the downtube and the brake bolt,...
09-05-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By jimisnowhere

Next thread chide yourself for not Googling it...

Next thread chide yourself for not Googling it first......we're gonna end up in "I like discuss" aren't we?
08-31-08, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By jimisnowhere

Because we have to save the old bikes 'cuz the...

Because we have to save the old bikes 'cuz the new ones are plastic. Show her a photo of a shattered CF bike. Its for your own safety this needs to be done.
08-31-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By jimisnowhere

If this is your first time riding in a few years...

If this is your first time riding in a few years you'll have to start slowly. Make sure to have a day or two of rest per week for your first month or two (age dependent). Your using muscles in a new...
08-31-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,513
Posted By jimisnowhere

I would go with a road or CX geometry: Dawes SST,...

I would go with a road or CX geometry: Dawes SST, Bianchi San Jose, Van Dessel Country Road Bob (I wants), etc. A tight track bike is not a good way to get back into the flow of cycling. Also if you...
08-31-08, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By jimisnowhere

What's the bike look like? A blingy tarck bike...

What's the bike look like? A blingy tarck bike will draw more attention than a bike boom conversion. I use a big u on my rear and cable the front wheel on my commuter. But its locked up at the same...
08-31-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,037
Posted By jimisnowhere

Bottles with a recycling code of 7...

Bottles with a recycling code of 7 (polycarbonate) are bad for you, Nalgene's squishy white bottle is made of 2 (high density polyethylene), which is fine. Now the studies which set off this Nalgene...
08-30-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,037
Posted By jimisnowhere

Nalgene Diameter: 35/8" or 92mm Standard...

Nalgene Diameter: 35/8" or 92mm

Standard bottle diameter: 27/8" or 73mm


I once emailed Surly to see if they would produce one. They felt a Nalgene would be too wide to fit in between the...
08-30-08, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By jimisnowhere

+1 sixty fiver, more conversions should be built...

+1 sixty fiver, more conversions should be built according to the Hippocratic Oath.
08-30-08, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By jimisnowhere

DON'T PAINT IT. Don't lose the rear brake when...

DON'T PAINT IT. Don't lose the rear brake when you remove it either, Stick it in a ziplock bag and hide it with your check book. Classic canti's don't come around often.
08-29-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By jimisnowhere

I bought a U lock that's bigger than a sandwich....

I bought a U lock that's bigger than a sandwich. It is rather easy to use.
08-26-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,673
Posted By jimisnowhere

+1000000000, hopefully its got spacing for...

+1000000000, hopefully its got spacing for fenders and big tires. Ala proper randonuer bikes.
08-26-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,760
Posted By jimisnowhere

Yeah that's a fine Sheldonesque experiment. Two...

Yeah that's a fine Sheldonesque experiment. Two chain guards would make it bliss.
08-26-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,241
Posted By jimisnowhere

What size/condition/color/dropout-type is the...

What size/condition/color/dropout-type is the Volpe?


5:
Dawes SST (city work bike)
92 Rockhopper +w240's & fenders (to become winter fixed)
95ish Bianchi Advantage (daily driver, 'gansett go...
08-26-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,694
Posted By jimisnowhere

A nine foot wheel base and a 60 degree headtube...

A nine foot wheel base and a 60 degree headtube will make turning that bike more crappy than stopping it.
08-26-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,694
Posted By jimisnowhere

Add matching fenders and reduce the Trek Brand...

Add matching fenders and reduce the Trek Brand Mega Headtube (T) (patent pending #19238721930478519) and its got potential.
08-25-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,126
Posted By jimisnowhere

It looks like it would be real fun to borrow.

It looks like it would be real fun to borrow.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,573
Posted By jimisnowhere

Do you think the guy who makes wooden fenders...

Do you think the guy who makes wooden fenders would build a set that can cover the endomorphs?
08-23-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,502
Posted By jimisnowhere

Always revisit bike fit. Your first year of...

Always revisit bike fit. Your first year of cycling heavily will quickly change your physique. You may change seat, bar height, or reach preferences, but just be acclimated to the (now) poor fit.
...
08-23-08, 06:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,441
Posted By jimisnowhere

Why not join a Roadie Group ride? Your fixed gear...

Why not join a Roadie Group ride? Your fixed gear will surely whip them.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 469
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.