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12-02-06, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 799
Posted By hypersnazz

The better your vision is, the more you'll...

The better your vision is, the more you'll appreciate a quality pair of sunglasses. The differences in optical clarity are easy to show with a camera, so it can be categorically proven that there IS...
11-16-06, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By hypersnazz

9 or 10 speed? The internals are TOTALLY...

9 or 10 speed? The internals are TOTALLY different. Ghosty shifting was a common problem on 9spd Shimano and has been, as I understand, all but solved in the 10spd stuff. I've seen a number of...
11-10-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By hypersnazz

As a mechanic, having rebuilt a number of Campy...

As a mechanic, having rebuilt a number of Campy shifters and having seen exactly zero D/A STI levers 'go bad' from anything other than a crash, I beg to differ with the 'lasts forever' hearsay. ...
Forum: BMX
10-05-06, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By hypersnazz

Umm...front wheel spacing should be 100mm. If...

Umm...front wheel spacing should be 100mm. If it's not, your hub's probably put together with the wrong hardware.
Forum: BMX
10-05-06, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 964
Posted By hypersnazz

Most of the new stuff looks just like the old...

Most of the new stuff looks just like the old stuff 'cept now it's in all sorts of wacky new anodized colors.
Forum: BMX
10-05-06, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By hypersnazz

You can't put V-brakes on U-brake bosses. The...

You can't put V-brakes on U-brake bosses. The mounting point is different - U-brakes pivot above the brake pad (1st class lever), V-brakes pivot from below (2nd class lever).
10-01-06, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Posted By hypersnazz

Lotta sandbaggers in the lower cats these days. ...

Lotta sandbaggers in the lower cats these days. I looked at the results...the winning times for E5 and Pro 1/2 were only about 2 minutes apart. :eek:

The sport is growing fast, especially in this...
10-01-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,492
Posted By hypersnazz

They're no worse than the solid shiny gold ones...

They're no worse than the solid shiny gold ones he wore before. I think these are a little better. ;)
09-24-06, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Posted By hypersnazz

That was a fun course. I flatted in the first...

That was a fun course. I flatted in the first mile, though. :cry: Big slash in the tire, me for once without a Clif bar wrapper, I booted the tire with some electrical tape from my bars instead and...
07-27-06, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By hypersnazz

+1 Not rocket science. If it's too hard,...

+1

Not rocket science. If it's too hard, just stick a Chris King in there and fuggedaboudit. I just rebuilt a customer's King that had been COMPLETELY SIEZED by disgusting salty sweat crud and...
06-07-06, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 718
Posted By hypersnazz

I see news crews and local (and national)...

I see news crews and local (and national) coverage for the Tour of California and the SF Grand Prix. I really hope the Grand Prix comes back, lots of people turned out for that and the course and...
Forum: BMX
06-04-06, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By hypersnazz

The Metric is more compact than the Pony, I...

The Metric is more compact than the Pony, I believe, and more flatland-specific, while the Pony is going to be a little bit more versatile. If you can only afford one bike, I recommend staying away...
Forum: BMX
06-04-06, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By hypersnazz

The K-Lite Mega codec pack comes with Quicktime...

The K-Lite Mega codec pack comes with Quicktime and Real Alternatives as well, for those of us who'd like to be able to use the player of our choice instead of having 3 or 4 different ones installed...
05-29-06, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By hypersnazz

Kicked off the morning by breaking one of my...

Kicked off the morning by breaking one of my cleats in the gravel at the Isabel Creek start area...spent the entire time I had budgeted for a warm up locating and installing a replacement instead. ...
Forum: BMX
05-24-06, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 727
Posted By hypersnazz

flatland

flatland
05-23-06, 07:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,296
Posted By hypersnazz

erk, another quick question...where do I buy a...

erk, another quick question...where do I buy a 1-day license for this? I've already registered, but I don't see on the site where I need to get my USCF license from. Finish area? Start at Isabel? ...
05-22-06, 11:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,296
Posted By hypersnazz

If my buddy drives his van we should be able to...

If my buddy drives his van we should be able to get you, Trekking, myself and 3 bikes in there without any problems. I'll get in touch with him and PM you guys in a day or two if it'll work out and...
05-22-06, 10:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,296
Posted By hypersnazz

Are you going to be starting in SJ or Isabel...

Are you going to be starting in SJ or Isabel Creek?
05-22-06, 10:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,296
Posted By hypersnazz

Are you going to be starting in SJ or Isabel...

Are you going to be starting in SJ or Isabel Creek?
Forum: BMX
05-22-06, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By hypersnazz

Access BMX already figured out some time ago that...

Access BMX already figured out some time ago that *changing* city and county policy takes literally years and is nearly impossible to do. My understanding is the 'no bikes' rule typically has...
05-22-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,296
Posted By hypersnazz

I just talked to a buddy, he's got a nice big...

I just talked to a buddy, he's got a nice big spacious VW van, so we might be set. He can drive us out to the start and then either roll up to the feed zone or head straight for the finish.
05-22-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By hypersnazz

I put them all over my jersey and shorts and bike...

I put them all over my jersey and shorts and bike before I head out on the local group rides.
Forum: BMX
05-22-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By hypersnazz

Dan's has a Mosh cassette laced to Sun Big City...

Dan's has a Mosh cassette laced to Sun Big City for $140. The Mosh cassette is functionally identical to the Odyssey Hazard and Premium cassettes, so you can swap out to a 1-piece driver for either...
05-22-06, 10:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,296
Posted By hypersnazz

I'll be racing E5, I'd be up for it. I don't...

I'll be racing E5, I'd be up for it. I don't have a car, but I'd be willing to throw down some gas money or beer money.
05-22-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By hypersnazz

Cantis are a breeze after setting up a...

Cantis are a breeze after setting up a chainstay-mounted rear 990 with a gyro and dual lower cables on a BMX frame running 28/10 gearing. It's no friggin' wonder so many kids are riding brakeless...
05-22-06, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By hypersnazz

Oy. I heard it was pretty sucky out there, a lot...

Oy. I heard it was pretty sucky out there, a lot of guys bagged it before the turnaround, so I guess I don't feel so bad about missing it. Sounds like a buncha y'all are going to Hamilton - I...
05-20-06, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By hypersnazz

Panoche, anyone?

Anyone doing this race? My ride down flaked on me, I'm looking for anyone I can bribe with a couple bucks in gas money or something. PM me for contact info, phone number. I'm up in Palo Alto, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-06, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By hypersnazz

Shifting in the drops is probably my favorite...

Shifting in the drops is probably my favorite little gimmick...the paddles are nice and big and easy to reach, and yes, you can comfortably pull the right one back to the bar and drop to a smaller...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-06, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By hypersnazz

I've actually grown to like them myself. It...

I've actually grown to like them myself. It looks like SRAM has found a comfortable compromise...the forward part of the hoods is still useable to a great extent but not as large. AND, like Campy,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-06, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By hypersnazz

New SRAM stuff!

A guy from SRAM came by the shop this afternoon, he's been utterly gracious enough to allow us to take his fully SRAM Force-equipped Gerolsteiner Tarmac out tomorrow to try the new gruppo out. In...
Forum: BMX
05-17-06, 11:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,555
Posted By hypersnazz

http://www.automatonsnowboard.com/

http://www.automatonsnowboard.com/
05-13-06, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,917
Posted By hypersnazz

All right then, go ahead and produce one of these...

All right then, go ahead and produce one of these 'scientific double blind tests' for us to see, 'cause you're definitely in the minority if you can't feel the difference between tubulars and...
05-13-06, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,917
Posted By hypersnazz

Thanks for the information, even though...

Thanks for the information, even though absolutely none of this CD player nonsense has anything to do with selecting tires.
05-13-06, 01:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,917
Posted By hypersnazz

My own personal bang-for-the-buck winner has to...

My own personal bang-for-the-buck winner has to be the Michelin Krylion Carbon. Mounting the tire depends as much on the rim as it does on the tire, but I didn't have any trouble with my Bontragers....
Forum: BMX
05-13-06, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By hypersnazz

The short answer: no The long and...

The short answer: no

The long and complicated and ugly answer: yes

The axles are different diameters, but just barely. Assuming loose-ball hubs (if your hubs use sealed cartridge bearings...
05-12-06, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,917
Posted By hypersnazz

I actually went straight from the Michelins to...

I actually went straight from the Michelins to the GP4000s and was not personally impressed. The compound is definitely softer and the tire tends to have almost a gummy feel to it. It *rolled* a...
Forum: BMX
05-09-06, 05:14 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,179
Posted By hypersnazz

My iPod is completely full (and that's only about...

My iPod is completely full (and that's only about half of what's on my computer), and much of it is music I wouldn't ride to anyway. Favorite albums for riding include:

Grandaddy - Sumday...
Forum: BMX
05-09-06, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By hypersnazz

Cheaper to buy a new frame and fork. Especially...

Cheaper to buy a new frame and fork. Especially since your headaches are only just beginning with the brakes there.
Forum: BMX
05-09-06, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By hypersnazz

Run your tires at max, as indicated on the side...

Run your tires at max, as indicated on the side of the tire. There is no functional reason to run them any less. Rolling resistance increases, handling decreases.

Running tires rated for higher...
05-05-06, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,501
Posted By hypersnazz

Yup. SRAM's new road levers actually have an...

Yup. SRAM's new road levers actually have an interesting ergonomic 'feature'...you can hook your index finger around that big ol' paddle on the right side, hold it to the bar, and then all it takes...
05-04-06, 07:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,501
Posted By hypersnazz

Get on a BMX bike. Watch your sprinting and bike...

Get on a BMX bike. Watch your sprinting and bike handling skills improve astronomically. Your max cadence will also increase. :D
04-29-06, 02:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By hypersnazz

He's an ex-BMXer. You do the math. I'll always...

He's an ex-BMXer. You do the math. I'll always have a soft spot in my heart for my BMX brethren.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-06, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 958
Posted By hypersnazz

OH SNAP :D

OH SNAP :D
04-28-06, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By hypersnazz

+1 I have plenty of time / open road to look...

+1

I have plenty of time / open road to look down at my cadence when I'm doing practice sprints and sprintervals.
04-28-06, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By hypersnazz

*bounces up and down in a girly manner*...

*bounces up and down in a girly manner* Herk-uh-LEEZ herk-uh-LEEZ!
04-27-06, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By hypersnazz

How does that work? Do you like sit on a trainer...

How does that work? Do you like sit on a trainer in front of the TV and it tells you what to do?
04-27-06, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By hypersnazz

+1 I generate max output in much higher RPM...

+1

I generate max output in much higher RPM ranges, maybe 120-135rpm. At lower rpm ranges it's hard to respond or recover if you make a mistake in timing...I'll usually start looking around,...
04-24-06, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By hypersnazz

It was a tiny addenum in their 2006 product...

It was a tiny addenum in their 2006 product supplement with the new XTR stuff...it showed the new Tiagra levers (9-speed levers shaped like D-A, Ultegra and now 105 10speed! *heart*) and also...
04-23-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By hypersnazz

12-25. While an 11t would be nice for powering...

12-25. While an 11t would be nice for powering out of corners on those uberfast descents, I get a *lot* more tactical use out of the 25 in climbs. But you know as soon as Shimano starts shipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-06, 10:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,100
Posted By hypersnazz

Don't forget getting kicked in the nuts. :p

Don't forget getting kicked in the nuts. :p
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