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09-12-12, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Homebrewevolver

http://www.fullspeedahead.com/products/54/ROAD-MEG...

http://www.fullspeedahead.com/products/54/ROAD-MEGAEXO-BOTTOM-BRACKET-%C3%9824

my bb looks exactly like this. im guessing its the same one.
09-12-12, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Homebrewevolver

FSA MegaExo External BB sluggish.

Hey I had a cyclocross race last Sunday that was extremely muddy. I got home washed up my bike and had to take a few parts off to clean them out. I got all the parts moving good enough except the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Homebrewevolver

whenever i change a chain or cassette i always...

whenever i change a chain or cassette i always have unusual noises and stuff happen until the parts mesh in and settle together. as long as u are not getting skipping or anything i would say your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Homebrewevolver

doesnt seem to outlandish to me. i average 27 on...

doesnt seem to outlandish to me. i average 27 on perfect pavement, no wind, completely flat. if its a 2 mile loop on a track its prob pretty close to those conditions.

to give u an idea of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By Homebrewevolver

i dont know but the answer to your question but i...

i dont know but the answer to your question but i can tell you what i would do in the mean time. get a trainer and ride indoors. just keep doing intervals. it may be alittle hard without 1, or no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Homebrewevolver

haha awesome. i LOL'd

haha awesome. i LOL'd
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Homebrewevolver

its an easy fix. i know exactly whats wrong with...

its an easy fix. i know exactly whats wrong with it, its actually over tightened cones not bearings. the bearings are the actual balls within the hub and dont have a option to be tighten or loosened....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Homebrewevolver

another thing I need to learn is go over the...

another thing I need to learn is go over the mechanics of my bike the day before... right around the time i got dropped i noticed that my front break was laying on my freaking wheel break strip. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Homebrewevolver

My first club ride! update.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/833253-First-group-club-ride

So yesterday I posted asking for advice on my first group ride. It went relativity well. When they said 20 miles per hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Homebrewevolver

thanks to everyone. keep the comments coming. its...

thanks to everyone. keep the comments coming. its building my confidence.

how much easier is riding in a peloton say if you had to give it a percent. is it like 20 percent easier? if i had to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Homebrewevolver

lol what does this mean? someone I asked earlier...

lol what does this mean? someone I asked earlier said that he almost pooped his pants for the first 4 years he road with the club. It cant just be a coincidence that everyone keeps talking about...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Homebrewevolver

First group/club ride.

I have been flying solo for about 1.5 years now. Tonight is my first group ride with a cycling club in my area. They are a pretty large, and popular club that people come from all over to ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Homebrewevolver

haha alright cool. i know this may sound kinda...

haha alright cool. i know this may sound kinda sad, but despite the fact that i really want all those cool features, the one thats most important to me is a simple clock. haha
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Homebrewevolver

garmin bike computers:one simple question

do they display the time of day?
07-11-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By Homebrewevolver

wheel truing stand.

need a recommendation on wheel truing stands. I dont want to spend over 150 bucks. I would like a stand that has guides on both sides, not just one side.
07-10-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Homebrewevolver

no i dont. its def on my list of items to...

no i dont. its def on my list of items to eventually buy.
07-10-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Homebrewevolver

im 25. great shape. great diet. taking aminos,...

im 25. great shape. great diet. taking aminos, beta alinine, and aakg (nitric oxide).

I usually mix a single week with (in no particular order):

*2 day* intense intervals 2 mins hard 4 mins...
07-10-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Homebrewevolver

Overtraining?

as a former weight lifter it was easy to know when you were over training. If you are lifting past 45-60 mins its over training. if you are lifting a body part more then 2 times a week its over...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-12, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,602
Posted By Homebrewevolver

i like to give simple advice... simple, but trust...

i like to give simple advice... simple, but trust this:

just ride, once your addicted everything will fall into place.
07-07-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,292
Posted By Homebrewevolver

hate to break the news to you but if by "fairly...

hate to break the news to you but if by "fairly seriously" you mean training to eventually race then you are not going to want to gain any weight. Upper body muscle just weighs you down, and makes...
07-07-12, 12:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By Homebrewevolver

Cross training!

The title is a bid of a play on words. I am training for cyclocross. I have been riding my road bike, working on technical handing in a field by my house, interval training both in the field and on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-12, 10:09 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,305
Posted By Homebrewevolver

also make sure you post your new full carbon or...

also make sure you post your new full carbon or titanium bike with 1k zipp wheels that the insurance company buys you :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,305
Posted By Homebrewevolver

^this. what was that dumb ass planning to...

^this.

what was that dumb ass planning to do? look at her breaking power as she hit you. if u weren't there she prob would have just blatantly ran the red light. what a dumb *****. sorry but this...
07-05-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Homebrewevolver

hey thanks a lot guys. ill take your advice and...

hey thanks a lot guys. ill take your advice and just grab a new cassette and chain.

What is the best way to judge how warn a cassette is?

I know I need a new chain because my chain wear tool...
07-05-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,836
Posted By Homebrewevolver

...all i ever find is roadkill, and the...

...all i ever find is roadkill, and the occasional bunji chord.
07-05-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Homebrewevolver

covert a 18 speed road bike to a 20 speed.

9 speed cassette. chain is worn and I need to replace that and prob the cassette. Is there a way to use the current derailure that I have or are they 9 speed or 10 speed specific? What all would I...
06-29-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Homebrewevolver

suggestions on parts/wheel sets online

so far I have found http://purefixcycles.com and was thinking of getting my parts from them.

anyone have any experience with them?

i am going to need to buy all parts EXCEPT handlebars,...
03-25-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Homebrewevolver

Mur? Mmmmmmurrrrrrrrrrr.

Mur? Mmmmmmurrrrrrrrrrr.
03-25-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Homebrewevolver

possible hub problem?

After changing a damaged rear tube on my roadbike, I remounter the wheel and spun it to check its true. As the wheel spun , in addition to making the normal clicking noise, it also made a nother...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By Homebrewevolver

make sure your bike has a double or compact chain...

make sure your bike has a double or compact chain ring. google what that is before you go shoppiong. also, check out bikesdirect.com my advice is buy one from there and then take the box it comes in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Homebrewevolver

never "push though" numbness in groin area. its...

never "push though" numbness in groin area. its not about being tough or not. you can permanently damage that area if you do not get proper blood flow.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-12, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Homebrewevolver

Cleaning a muddy bike! MY noob experience

First I will explain what I did. PLEASE criticize what I did and tell me what I did wrong. I would like to learn the best way to clean my bike.

I only worried about the drive train and chain.
...
02-08-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,482
Posted By Homebrewevolver

So what I did was worthwhile, and I did not hurt...

So what I did was worthwhile, and I did not hurt my bike in anyway? I was scared using the motorcycle chain lube would hurt something but I figured it was better then using nothing at all. What...
02-07-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,482
Posted By Homebrewevolver

Clean a muddy bike! MY first noob experience

First I will explain what I did. PLEASE criticize what I did and tell me what I did wrong. I would like to learn the best way to clean my cyclocross bike.

I only worried about the drive train...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 07:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,490
Posted By Homebrewevolver

prob just 1. HOWEVER, i have 2 because I have my...

prob just 1. HOWEVER, i have 2 because I have my road bike, and my cyclocross bike.

use road for road only. use cyclocross for bad weather, offroad, trails, and of course cyclocross.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Homebrewevolver

Cyclocross conversion.

I currently have a an entry level fuji that I had been using for road. I just purchased a nice cyclocross bike. My uncle who knows much much more then I about cycling mentioned that I would be...
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