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07-28-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By dwellman

Anyone have a Thomson fail this way?

(see attached)

Well. . darn. Out of warranty (more than three years old) and I've already ordered a replacement; but since this is the first time I've ever experienced this type of failure, I've...
06-23-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,251
Posted By dwellman

Passed a guy riding a red 1992 RB-1. I hollered...

Passed a guy riding a red 1992 RB-1. I hollered "I like your bike!" He looked over at me, did a double take, and yelled back "I like yours too!"

I was also riding a red 1992 RB-1.
06-23-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 150,562
Posted By dwellman

460185 I will have to get a pic from the...

460185
I will have to get a pic from the "proper" side at some point.
09-24-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,824
Posted By dwellman

I'll be looking this evening. Post office does...

I'll be looking this evening. Post office does not deliver to door, but rather leasing office, which closes at six( and I won't get home until eight), but I do get a notification. I'll keep you all...
09-19-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,824
Posted By dwellman

Zzzzzzz *yawn* *stretch* I admit I...

Zzzzzzz

*yawn*

*stretch*

I admit I kinda forgot about this, but it's my turn now, is it? Ok. I shall look for it in the coming week.
04-24-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,824
Posted By dwellman

Holy freaking crap(ha!). This is still going....

Holy freaking crap(ha!). This is still going. Wow. I'm almost tempted to get in again. . .

Ok. I lied about "almost". Add me in to the list again, please.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,720
Posted By dwellman

For Aluminum: Cannondale (especially the 2.8...

For Aluminum: Cannondale (especially the 2.8 series which is so gloriously stiff), and the Black Inc is one beautiful piece.

For Steel: Any of the late 80's early 90's Japanese produced of either ...
03-14-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,111
Posted By dwellman

Gee it's taken me a long time to follow up. . ...

Gee it's taken me a long time to follow up. .

It is indeed bent teeth on the big ring. :(
02-28-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,111
Posted By dwellman

Chain drop pedaling backwards.

Have an otherwise great shifting, reasonably quiet SRAM Apex set up with one annoying foible: If I spin the pedals backwards the chain drops on to the BB shell. Can adjust adjust adjust the FD all...
11-19-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,446
Posted By dwellman

Have to admit this is much more civilized than...

Have to admit this is much more civilized than say some other, um, section would be, hence asking here instead of "there"
11-19-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,446
Posted By dwellman

Just swapped wheels. It wont be until Sunday I...

Just swapped wheels. It wont be until Sunday I can get to that course again.
11-18-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,446
Posted By dwellman

Lots of feedback. Great discussion. Thanks! ...

Lots of feedback. Great discussion. Thanks!

More about the bike setup. . . . I should say I intentionally left out some details because I thought it would be more interesting to get gut reactions...
11-17-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,446
Posted By dwellman

weight weenie nonsense?

Ah, the friendly confines of C&V. . .

So I'm wondering about factors that make one bicycle feel more "sluggish" than another.

The setup: I have two Cannondales that I ride regularly. One 1986...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,708
Posted By dwellman

Too bad this guy can't be made an example of like...

Too bad this guy can't be made an example of like those sort of pointless text and drive PSA's

But thank you to the vast majority of drivers with far better patience and self control. . .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 604,724
Posted By dwellman

Likey!

Likey!
07-23-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,899
Posted By dwellman

Week 3: Starting weight: 223 (week off helped?...

Week 3:
Starting weight: 223 (week off helped? Maybe!)
Bike: 64
Run: 3.09

Week 4
Starting weight: 221.8 (5 lbs lost so far)
Forum: Foo
07-18-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,545
Posted By dwellman

I don't know. My go to for quick installs that I...

I don't know. My go to for quick installs that I can't or won't maintain is Jolicloud (Basically Debian based)
07-16-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,899
Posted By dwellman

Skipped last Monday's weigh-in. Week 1: ...

Skipped last Monday's weigh-in.

Week 1:
Starting weight: 227
Bike: 56.3 mi
Run: 2.78

Week 2:
Starting weight: ???
Bike 6.73
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By dwellman

Oh. The Rule #65...

Oh. The Rule #65 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=65) breakers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By dwellman

Road bike on the MUP. . . especially early when...

Road bike on the MUP. . . especially early when no one, or hardly anyone is there. 15 mph speed limit be damned.

MTB are for dirt and mud.

Incidentally, I narrowly avoided not one, but TWO head...
07-05-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By dwellman

Ultremo something or others?

Ultremo something or others?
07-05-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7,985
Views: 2,442,679
Posted By dwellman

[UPDATE] Been using this now, for the last...

[UPDATE]
Been using this now, for the last three weeks as my every day rider.

Rides fantastic. I like it better than my CAAD 10. They really knew what they were doing back then.

The front...
07-05-13, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7,985
Views: 2,442,679
Posted By dwellman

Rules. . . rules. . . sorry, doesn't ring a bell....

Rules. . . rules. . . sorry, doesn't ring a bell. I guess it's one of them new fangled concepts like "shame" or "guilt".

In other news, no Specialized Sirrus for me. Seller pulled out And to top...
07-05-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,824
Posted By dwellman

I, er, accidentally tossed the bent fork too the...

I, er, accidentally tossed the bent fork too the first time the BoC hit my proverbial doorstep. . .

the BoC in its entirety got lost anyway soon after
07-05-13, 07:59 AM
Replies: 61,129
Views: 9,143,302
Posted By dwellman

I only come here for the comments. . . .

I only come here for the comments. . . .
Forum: Foo
07-05-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,545
Posted By dwellman

Oh. Yes. Ever quite so literally. Well, there are...

Oh. Yes. Ever quite so literally. Well, there are a "few" things that are missing, or were (MySQL Enterprise [with cluster], for one, but I think we get a "free build" of that for the last 5 years)....
07-03-13, 11:52 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,561
Posted By dwellman

Like I said: Religious issue. . . It's...

Like I said:

Religious issue. . .

It's not the interpretation of the evidence that is in question so much as the evidence itself. It's nifty though that one side is set up, by design, to prove...
07-01-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,985
Views: 2,442,679
Posted By dwellman

Also, if one finds himself with a Cannondale...

Also, if one finds himself with a Cannondale frame (At least the R series, and I'm 3 for 3 with this: One from 1986 and two from 1987) the rear dropout spacing could 128-ish. I've had zero problems...
07-01-13, 06:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,899
Posted By dwellman

July 1 Starting Weight: 227 I track my...

July 1 Starting
Weight: 227

I track my Weeks Monday - Sunday.

Benchmark: 78.4 miles last week. See if I can get 80 this week.

Next week, I'm on "vacation". No much time to ride, if at all.
06-28-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,561
Posted By dwellman

No. It's a religious issue, actually. . . ...

No. It's a religious issue, actually. . .

Well, insofar that adherents use their "evidence" as a bludgeon to dictate to the "lost" how they must live. Cleanse ourselves of the "sin" of cheap,...
06-25-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,899
Posted By dwellman

Not going to be 12, but put me down for 5.

Not going to be 12, but put me down for 5.
06-25-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By dwellman

Hmm. . yes. Driving is a privilege, not a right....

Hmm. . yes. Driving is a privilege, not a right. Id sentence him to ride nothing more or less than a bicycle for the next 25 years.

Fitting.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,650
Posted By dwellman

Still dig the black and yellow CAAD 10 of 2013. ....

Still dig the black and yellow CAAD 10 of 2013. . . sigh. I bought too early.
06-25-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,561
Posted By dwellman

Skipped spring. Went straight to summer 'round...

Skipped spring. Went straight to summer 'round here. For June we are pegged right at average temps and precipitation.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,183
Posted By dwellman

Now someone is going to tell me that most golf...

Now someone is going to tell me that most golf discs are molded at the same factory. . .

And processors that aren't Intel all come from the same fabs. . .

Or goo goo clusters and kashi granola...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By dwellman

This forum is moderated. . .?

This forum is moderated. . .?
06-20-13, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,824
Posted By dwellman

I wonder if the disappearance is laziness or...

I wonder if the disappearance is laziness or disappointment. . . or a combination of both.

We do know that we probably AREN'T going to get like value for our shipping costs. I mean crap is crap.
...
06-20-13, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7,985
Views: 2,442,679
Posted By dwellman

Aha! Yes. Gonna have a new project soon, I...

Aha! Yes.

Gonna have a new project soon, I hope. A nice-ish Sirrus of first year production vintage (Teal / Turqouis color). I want to keep the Biopace, though. It will probably go to live in WI,...
06-19-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,824
Posted By dwellman

It's still alive, huh? Interesting.

It's still alive, huh? Interesting.
06-19-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By dwellman

New girlfriend actually rides. A lot. Ex...

New girlfriend actually rides. A lot.

Ex doesn't.
06-19-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By dwellman

Hey guys. Long time no see. . .

Heh. Been a while.

Finally got my 86 C-dale back from the ex in exchange for my 97 R200 mutt. To tell the truth, I had never ridden it since I finished building it up. So I took it out last...
06-19-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By dwellman

You know what? I've not been on in a while...

You know what?

I've not been on in a while and I find myself going to Oshkosh soon and perhaps not being able to take my bike. . . but for the money it's almost ship it ahead of time, pick it up,...
03-11-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,824
Posted By dwellman

This is still going. . . . nice. . .

This is still going. . . . nice. . .
Forum: Commuting
03-11-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By dwellman

Thanks for the suggestions. I've already...

Thanks for the suggestions.

I've already leveraged local bike shop types (the nice one in Hendersonville) but they only know what I already know) Ok. I've driven round some of the streets last...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By dwellman

Planning to attempt commute in Nashville area

Just moved (a month ago) to Hermitage, TN, and now that DST is upon us, I have more evening light for the ride home. So, is it worth taking the greenway / bikeway (Stones River) the 2 and a half or...
01-03-13, 11:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,895
Posted By dwellman

Oh, non bike stuff. .. To THIS day I can't...

Oh, non bike stuff. ..

To THIS day I can't look at a Gibson acoustic without tearing up.

I was working at a retreat center in Maryland, they had a thrift shop on the grounds. There was a 1958...
Forum: Commuting
12-28-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,331
Posted By dwellman

I got to LBS to see what they have. . . if they...

I got to LBS to see what they have. . . if they have something I like, then I'll get it. If not I'll keep shopping. But I don't know if I'm supposed to be amorally obligated to pay $27 for something...
Forum: Foo
12-28-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,545
Posted By dwellman

Depends on the system. . . I had a T42p...

Depends on the system. . .

I had a T42p that I wanted to see if I could get more life out of, I tried ChromeOS the LXDE spin of Fedora 14 and Jolicloud, but Windows XP was still better performing...
12-28-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,895
Posted By dwellman

A red and white 1992 Bridgestone RB-2 in near...

A red and white 1992 Bridgestone RB-2 in near pristine condition in about 20 miles form me for $200

I mean, it was really nice, but I didn't know I wanted a one, yet. (Or an RB-1, for that matter)
12-28-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,540
Posted By dwellman

Look-- the difference between a decent...

Look-- the difference between a decent "department" store bike and a low end LBS bike is at least one order of magnitude.

It's the same as going to Shoe Carnival and picking up a pair of "running"...
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