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Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By Kedosto

I think the saddle is 'in the same relative...

I think the saddle is 'in the same relative position?" Yes? Which, in itself, would be odd because it would mean the saddle is slid forward to mimic the same position as a zero setback post. As a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Kedosto

Bombtrack Hook ADV....

Bombtrack Hook ADV. (http://bombtrack.com/hook-adv/) No need to look any further.


-Kedosto
06-26-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Kedosto

It's a tumor. -Kedosto *it's NOT a tumah!*

It's a tumor.

-Kedosto
*it's NOT a tumah!*
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Kedosto

Depends on how far off I am. It could mean brake...

Depends on how far off I am. It could mean brake pads or a set of cables or even something as cheap as a patch kit.


-Kedosto
06-24-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Kedosto

From what I’m reading, it sounds to me like you...

From what I’m reading, it sounds to me like you might have the skills to make it right and keep it right, so why not? Without seeing the situation with my own eyes, I’d be inclined to go with a new...
06-22-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By Kedosto

Believe it or not... like it or not... that’s how...

Believe it or not... like it or not... that’s how it works. The attitude is process=justice. The only thing to complain about is if the process wasn’t followed correctly. If one doesn’t like the...
Forum: Foo
06-22-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 687,563
Posted By Kedosto

Geez! Where’s the safety rails!? Time to lawyer...

Geez! Where’s the safety rails!? Time to lawyer up.


-Kedosto
06-22-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Kedosto

I’m not of the “ride it till it breaks” camp. ...

I’m not of the “ride it till it breaks” camp. That wheelset is undoubtedly machine made and would benefit greatly from a hand tune and finish.

If it were me, I’d true them up, and even up the...
06-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,562
Posted By Kedosto

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the...

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the outside, over the bibs. :roflmao2:


-Kedosto
*fashion statement*
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,344
Posted By Kedosto

Tried to drive into my garage with two bikes...

Tried to drive into my garage with two bikes mounted to the roof rack. Totaled two bikes, the rack, the roof of the car, the bottom of the garage door, the garage door opener and the trim work...
06-21-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By Kedosto

The judge declared both parties shared...

The judge declared both parties shared responsibility but because only one party filed for claim she gets it. The only tragedy here is that the guy didn’t exercise his legal rights and as a result...
06-21-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By Kedosto

So he failed to seek out legal representation,...

So he failed to seek out legal representation, failed to file a counter claim (even though he knew he should), and essentially placed himself at the mercy of the court. The result, unsurprisingly,...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Kedosto

The sealant in the tube idea is nothing new....

The sealant in the tube idea is nothing new. Specialized has been selling their AirLock tubes for years. They work very well, but proved to be redundant for my situation. Just be sure to rotate the...
06-20-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,204
Posted By Kedosto

At one time or another I’ve owned a bike in every...

At one time or another I’ve owned a bike in every color listed except purple. Currently I have a black & blue, 2 white ones, a green one, and a primer brown one. And for the record, I’ve rocked a...
06-20-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,072
Posted By Kedosto

Put 'em aside. When it's time to sell a bike, I...

Put 'em aside. When it's time to sell a bike, I throw one on that seems to look appropriate.


-Kedosto
06-20-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,317
Posted By Kedosto

:popcorn This one's gonna be interesting. ...

:popcorn
This one's gonna be interesting.


-Kedosto
06-19-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Kedosto

Play or slop in the hubs or cranks. Wheels spin...

Play or slop in the hubs or cranks. Wheels spin true? Condition of the tires? Shift smoothly up/down through the range? You know, all the usual stuff. Also, old, dried up tubes are unreliable...
06-19-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Kedosto

Be careful. I owned a 2007 Sequoia Elite and it...

Be careful. I owned a 2007 Sequoia Elite and it was nothing like the current Sequoias. In 2007 it was essentially a road bike with relaxed geometry; a bit higher head tube, a more upright position,...
06-19-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Kedosto

LOL I can see how the coaster brake idea makes...

LOL I can see how the coaster brake idea makes it seem that way. With more research, I'm gonna skip the whole coaster brake thing. I was thinking of how clean the bike could be without any holes...
06-19-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Kedosto

SS frame with ZERO holes? (bottle, rack, fender, etc)

So I'm considering a SS build for my nephew. He was talking about how cool it would be if there was a frame with no holes -- totally clean tubing free of bottle mounts, fender mounts, etc. He...
Forum: Foo
06-18-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Kedosto

That's just so very very wrong. -Kedosto

That's just so very very wrong.


-Kedosto
06-18-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By Kedosto

Suspension travel on your trailer? Care to post...

Suspension travel on your trailer? Care to post up any pics?


-Kedosto
06-18-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By Kedosto

New tubes, lube the chain, make sure the brakes...

New tubes, lube the chain, make sure the brakes work... ride it. Try not to crash.


-Kedosto
06-17-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Kedosto

Actually, you are pretty typical. I don’t wanna...

Actually, you are pretty typical. I don’t wanna repeat everybody else here, but in order for anyone to offer useful advice you’re gonna have to provide more specific information; bike, saddle,...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 972
Posted By Kedosto

About once a week. My situation is a bit...

About once a week. My situation is a bit different than most. I roll my commuter right through the hospital and into the elevator up to my office on the second floor. Because of this, I am...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,198
Posted By Kedosto

[QUOTE=alan s;20982664] ...

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OMG! Cuteness...
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,526
Posted By Kedosto

Probably about 50% of meals consumed in the small...

Probably about 50% of meals consumed in the small dining area adjacent to the kitchen (my wife calls this a "nook").
Another 20 - 25% are consumed in the dining room.
The rest are enjoyed at the...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Kedosto

Shorter top tube for reduced reach (but not...

Shorter top tube for reduced reach (but not always).
Smaller grips for smaller hands (but not always).
Women's specific saddle designs (but not always).
"Girly" colors, sparkles, and/or flowers &...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,146
Posted By Kedosto

hydration, Hydration, HYDRATION! Drink BEFORE...

hydration, Hydration, HYDRATION! Drink BEFORE you feel thirsty. In fact, make deliberate plans to stop and hydrate at specific locations along the way just so you don't over do it. 12 miles isn't...
06-15-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Kedosto

My wife has never worn anything on her head that...

My wife has never worn anything on her head that wasn’t child sized; hats, helmets, glasses, whatever.

If whatever you’re looking at fits, is a style you like and at a price you can afford, buy...
06-15-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,651
Posted By Kedosto

Guinness. They figured it out back in the 1700’s...

Guinness. They figured it out back in the 1700’s and have managed to not screw it up since. I have no use for hoppy IPA’s or gimmicky micro brews. On hot summer days the crisp clean finish of...
06-14-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By Kedosto

Dude, if you can get one for less than $20 bucks...

Dude, if you can get one for less than $20 bucks DELIVERED, you oughta jump on it. Seriously.


-Kedosto
06-14-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Kedosto

You’ll have no trouble finding a nice flat...

You’ll have no trouble finding a nice flat handlebar hybrid in your price range. Every major manufacturer makes a version at various price points within your range. As would be expected, you’ll...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,609
Posted By Kedosto

Cold pizza — the Breakfast of Champions. ...

Cold pizza — the Breakfast of Champions.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By Kedosto

About 11 miles going in. About 17 miles going...

About 11 miles going in.
About 17 miles going home.

I ride in through some pretty rough neighborhoods in Oakland but at 5:30 a.m. the crazies and gangbangers are mostly done for the night. ...
06-13-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Kedosto

It’s to support ABA players. You know, the guys...

It’s to support ABA players. You know, the guys that basically created the exciting, fast action type of game the NBA became once it swallowed up the ABA. Those ABA guys made about as much as the...
06-13-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,418
Posted By Kedosto

Oops. I think I have it backwards. I have cheap...

Oops. I think I have it backwards. I have cheap bikes and a $10k dog.


-Kedosto
06-13-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Kedosto

Definitely. Duchess? Basket? Tricycle? ...

Definitely.

Duchess? Basket? Tricycle?

Must. Have. Pics.


-Kedosto
06-13-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By Kedosto

Wow. Tough crowd. But, in fairness it took me...

Wow. Tough crowd. But, in fairness it took me less than 20 seconds to do a YouTube search “how to manual bmx.”

These knuckleheads seem pretty helpful. ...
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,171
Posted By Kedosto

Damn, man. Bravo on pulling the Thighmaster...

Damn, man. Bravo on pulling the Thighmaster commercials out of the brain archive.

*golf clap*

-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,217
Posted By Kedosto

Be mindful of what you put into it and your water...

Be mindful of what you put into it and your water bottle could last you a lifetime. Vanity usually gets the better of me and I’ll find a reason to buy new ones. I mean, who wants to put a scratched...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By Kedosto

I’m not a big fan of mounting at the axle because...

I’m not a big fan of mounting at the axle because any time you remove the rear wheel, the rack gets involved. If you go with the p-clamps at the seat stays you can flip the bike and pull the wheel...
06-12-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Kedosto

Good looking rig. Good luck sourcing an all...

Good looking rig. Good luck sourcing an all black cassette. You can get a new silver one and get it anodized if you can’t find a black one with the right gearing. That nose down seat angle makes...
06-12-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Kedosto

Aren’t those nagging, long term injuries...

Aren’t those nagging, long term injuries miserable? It sounds like you’re using your head and getting the help you need. If swimming works for you then by all means go for it. Some of the most...
06-12-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By Kedosto

Specialized? As someone who’s dealt with more...

Specialized? As someone who’s dealt with more than a few wheel warranty issues - rim cracks and spoke pull throughs - they will test your patience. And honestly, the replacement you receive won’t...
06-12-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Kedosto

I wait until shifting gets symptomatic but mostly...

I wait until shifting gets symptomatic but mostly because I HATE wrapping bars. I’ll admit I’m probably my own worst critic, but wrapping bars has always been one of those things that other people...
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,586
Posted By Kedosto

Wow. So many things to choose from... Dog? ...

Wow. So many things to choose from...

Dog? Our Frenchie, Sophie. The Undisputed Best Dog in The Universe.

Night to Remember? The amazing evening with my wife at Ristorante Belforte...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By Kedosto

How's the saying go...? "There are old...

How's the saying go...?

"There are old riders and there are bold riders but there are no old, bold riders."

Reminds me of Joeybike's stuff from not so long ago.


-Kedosto
06-12-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,725
Posted By Kedosto

I get your point. And you're correct in that none...

I get your point. And you're correct in that none of the details have been described, so it's quite possible the bike is fully serviceable. But I've been through a couple of big crashes in my life...
06-12-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,725
Posted By Kedosto

Of course it’s a joke. I wouldn’t even give it...

Of course it’s a joke. I wouldn’t even give it away.

The frame’s recyclable. Depending on the receiver, it might need to be cut into small sections, but it’ll go in with the empty beer cans.
...
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