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01-01-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,365
Posted By jim6b

will, Am in a similar situation and have...

will,

Am in a similar situation and have yet to resolve it. Have decided, in the interim, to simply put the biggest, toughest tire that I can get (Panaracer T-Serv) on my present carbon road...
Forum: Commuting
01-01-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,831
Posted By jim6b

Listing 28c weights is a good idea, but tire...

Listing 28c weights is a good idea, but tire width should also be listed because there is so much variation between “28c” tires. . I have three 28c tires and they have widths of 26.2mm, 27.0 and...
07-28-09, 06:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,083
Posted By jim6b

Of course not, he doesn't have Contador on the...

Of course not, he doesn't have Contador on the team. Without AC there is no sweep.

Secondly, some AC fans fail to appreciate that JB constructed a team with high end riders like Levi and Kloden. ...
07-28-09, 05:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,505
Posted By jim6b

Podium sweep next year. Why not for an LA team? ...

Podium sweep next year. Why not for an LA team?

Now if just AC would make up and return to the fold, Radio Shack would have a chance. ;)
07-24-09, 04:12 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,167
Posted By jim6b

Just ask LA. If they want to know about AC's...

Just ask LA. If they want to know about AC's performance measurements, LA knows what they are. And is likely to tell it "like it is."

FWIW, in interview after Verbier LA said that he could not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,360
Posted By jim6b

+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,847
Posted By jim6b

Originally Posted by dcbikeguy [ I love it when...

Originally Posted by dcbikeguy [ I love it when lily white college boys act the brother. Dude, you're so MTV ]




+1 . . . and will he insist he is not a racist?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By jim6b

One that has been calibrated and has the...

One that has been calibrated and has the calibration table included with the tool. The manufacturer will make a point of this, if it has been done. For example Gear Wrench.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By jim6b

An accident.

An accident.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,184
Posted By jim6b

"Pork" like the $300 tax credit for employers to...

"Pork" like the $300 tax credit for employers to aid cycle commuting employees. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-08, 06:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,532
Posted By jim6b

28's are great at soaking up chip seal bad vibes....

28's are great at soaking up chip seal bad vibes. But leave the file at home and just mount the wheel uninflated to get it through the brakes and pump it up on the bike. Enjoy the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,625
Posted By jim6b

Does Cervelo pay, e.g performance bonuses,...

Does Cervelo pay, e.g performance bonuses, promos, their shills?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,773
Posted By jim6b

Wow, that is impressive. Now all AC needs...

Wow, that is impressive.

Now all AC needs to do is get invited to make a presentation to world leaders. :thumb:
09-24-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By jim6b

Not necessarily true. The same tire measured on...

Not necessarily true. The same tire measured on different rim widths will have different mounted diameters. When I read Sheldon, he missed this point. The manufacturer can be measuring the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-08, 02:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,236
Posted By jim6b

Missed the joke, but really appreciate your vid. ...

Missed the joke, but really appreciate your vid. :hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-08, 02:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,125
Posted By jim6b

Rockshock's IPO cost me more than I want to...

Rockshock's IPO cost me more than I want to recall. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-08, 02:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,040
Posted By jim6b

And just what is it about the Michelin P3R that...

And just what is it about the Michelin P3R that "almost cost me my life"?

Any tire can take a cut. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By jim6b

Fantastic. LA has something special and to...

Fantastic.

LA has something special and to have him from near Texas.
09-18-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By jim6b

Or you could go one for both. A tire like the...

Or you could go one for both. A tire like the Panaracer t-serv 25 or 28 could serve both types of riding. While it is design as a max messenger tire, it is also recomended as a training tire. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By jim6b

Check scale accuracy by get on carrying 25 lb bag...

Check scale accuracy by get on carrying 25 lb bag of dog food or such. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By jim6b

What, haven't you heard. Armstrong has been...

What, haven't you heard. Armstrong has been convicted of doping in the 2009 TDF. When asked to explain this conviction in futuro, an official in Paris was quoted as saying that it was a forgone...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By jim6b

AAAh, all is revealed. Thx :thumb:

AAAh, all is revealed. Thx :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By jim6b

Just a curious question. If there is a 4 tooth...

Just a curious question. If there is a 4 tooth difference, 23 to 27, why wouldn't it reguire 4 more chain slots, i.e. 2 more links? :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By jim6b

My understanding is that wheels are rated for...

My understanding is that wheels are rated for rider weight, not per wheel. I could be wrong, but you might check further. FWIW, when I was in the 140kg + range, I went with an MTB and 2" and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By jim6b

Sometimes I wonder whether some riders associate...

Sometimes I wonder whether some riders associate that "jittery" feel as the feeling of "speed" and believe they are going faster (computer to the contrary).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By jim6b

Might consider the "Clydesdale and Diana" forum. ...

Might consider the "Clydesdale and Diana" forum. More interested indv's there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,511
Posted By jim6b

What if the team is one he is forming? That...

What if the team is one he is forming? That way he can ride for no pay, no bonus and still . . ..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,449
Posted By jim6b

Good point. But isn't the real issue, not RPE...

Good point. But isn't the real issue, not RPE vs HRM, but HRM vs Power Meter (which of course includes HRM data and takes it to an entirely new level). Arguing RPE seems so, last century.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,511
Posted By jim6b

But it does not appear Johan was in the loop...

But it does not appear Johan was in the loop considering he was unaware of LA's media comments. Last to know and all that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By jim6b

Interesting. Thx ...

Interesting. Thx

http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=D1090
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,674
Posted By jim6b

Ohh please, he screams for DIVA ! ...

Ohh please, he screams for DIVA ! :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,449
Posted By jim6b

Actually a book on using a HRM, e.g. Friel's, is...

Actually a book on using a HRM, e.g. Friel's, is more interesting and less calculated to raise one's HR.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,890
Posted By jim6b

No reason to be concerned. It certainly is...

No reason to be concerned. It certainly is possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By jim6b

+1 If there were a last word, this would be a...

+1 If there were a last word, this would be a good one. But BF is never ending.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,946
Posted By jim6b

Eh, everyone needs ceramic.

Eh, everyone needs ceramic.
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,619
Posted By jim6b

Tough on pouch's too. ...

Tough on pouch's too. http://www.goatheads.com/home/gh1/page_83/ouchless_faux-paws.html
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By jim6b

Just a thought. If that's the bike for you,...

Just a thought. If that's the bike for you, might take full advantage. Don't know how it is on your side of the pond, but here garage sales are loading with outgrown kids' bikes. Prices are next...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-08, 05:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,566
Posted By jim6b

A truism. But it is a question of "what...

A truism.

But it is a question of "what character is it that is being defined."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-08, 04:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By jim6b

Old rejoinder: if you are going to be offended ...

Old rejoinder: if you are going to be offended by people's opinions, why did you ask?

And yes, if you want to, you can go ahead and do what want, but HTFU.

And where's CW when you need him?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-08, 04:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,336
Posted By jim6b

The best answer often is the shortest.

The best answer often is the shortest.
09-07-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By jim6b

FWIW, when I read that part of Sheldon's site, I...

FWIW, when I read that part of Sheldon's site, I just found it confusing. It didn't get any better with close examination. I have 19c rims that came with 18c tires and 22c rims that had 50c...
09-06-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By jim6b

I think, because it is hinged, the Bead Jack will...

I think, because it is hinged, the Bead Jack will work with many tire sizes.
09-06-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By jim6b

In wandering the back alleys of prior threads,...

In wandering the back alleys of prior threads, ran across a mention that someone was liking a bead jack. Could be worth a try.

Only other advice is that it seems tires with wire beads are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By jim6b

A Quick Grip or any other non-marring clamp on...

A Quick Grip or any other non-marring clamp on the "other end" would stop the movement. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-08, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By jim6b

I like that idea. Could you take it one step...

I like that idea. Could you take it one step further. Rather than vice grips which can mar the rim, why not the "Quick Grip" type clamps. They have soft rubber/nylon ends to prevent marring. ...
09-06-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,382
Posted By jim6b

When I have one side's brake pad rubbing it is...

When I have one side's brake pad rubbing it is because the brake has been bumped in moving the bike about. So I just take hold of the brake with my hand and move it little so neither side is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-08, 07:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,405
Posted By jim6b

Pick up a book on training. Friel's Cycling...

Pick up a book on training. Friel's Cycling Past 50 provides a good background.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,346
Posted By jim6b

And take your celeb discount . . . quietly.

And take your celeb discount . . . quietly.
09-05-08, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,118
Posted By jim6b

It is easier if you install the tire without air...

It is easier if you install the tire without air and inflate after installing.

The difference between 25 and 28 is air presure. I consider my 28's as the "chip seal" specials. They really...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-08, 04:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By jim6b

Same. Only they are a PITA to use. I force...

Same. Only they are a PITA to use. I force myself to use my Parks mini, which is a little better then those on a multi tools, for ordinary chain replaced as training for the day I will need to...
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