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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By probable556

You "could".

You "could".
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-08, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By probable556

Those are good runs, although the noise of fast...

Those are good runs, although the noise of fast moving traffic is a bit uninspiring. 123 from Fx City to Occquan is a decent ride and if you descend into the park, you have a nice grind climbing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By probable556

The Vernon Trail on the weekend is hell on...

The Vernon Trail on the weekend is hell on asphalt.

+1ish for N.Arlington. Lot of really bike friendly roads includiing Pat Henry, G. Mason, etc. Maybe try Walter Reed starting in Shirlington...
05-25-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,443
Posted By probable556

Interesting bike. What was the price?

Interesting bike. What was the price?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By probable556

Now this is a crack... ...

Now this is a crack...

http://www.robbooker.com/blog/crack.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,194
Posted By probable556

I see a lawsuit coming on... ...

I see a lawsuit coming on...

http://www.ada.gov/
05-22-08, 06:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,951
Posted By probable556

Try duct tape. It can fix anything.

Try duct tape. It can fix anything.
05-21-08, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,671
Posted By probable556

Hardwood flooring instead of carpet.

Hardwood flooring instead of carpet.
05-20-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By probable556

Good to hear that about the run time. I was out...

Good to hear that about the run time. I was out on some singletrack last night and though that even on low power the light was very good.

It's definitely worth the money.
05-15-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By probable556

I say witchcraft.

I say witchcraft.
05-15-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By probable556

Talking The TriNewt is a mighty beast of a light!

Just picked up one at Performance today...
($349.99 - 20% coupon)

It it unbelievably bright. How can such a small package kick out so much power for over 3 hours... Simply blinding.
Forum: Commuting
05-06-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By probable556

They're not bad but they wear out fast. Consider...

They're not bad but they wear out fast. Consider Ritchey Tom Slicks instead.
04-30-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By probable556

Shifting performance is at least 90% setup.

Shifting performance is at least 90% setup.
04-30-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,172
Posted By probable556

Ford vs. Chevy

Which is the best truck to transport my mountain bike? Also should I go to my LCD or buy it on the internet?
04-30-08, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By probable556

Rigid fork, narrow slicks, lower handlebar. ...

Rigid fork, narrow slicks, lower handlebar.

You'll be fine (plus you will get a better workout than roadie friends).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 05:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,515
Posted By probable556

People that drive around with non operational or...

People that drive around with non operational or obstructed signals and brake lights are a major problem.
04-29-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,750
Posted By probable556

Yikes.

Yikes.
04-21-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By probable556

Performance Because... they carry high end...

Performance

Because... they carry high end exotic imported brands like Forte.
04-01-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By probable556

Anyone get their hands on... Topeak JoeBlow Ace

Reviews, anyone?

http://www.topeak.com/products/detail/200

http://www.topeak.com//mediafiles/products/952/
04-01-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 24,080
Posted By probable556

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-08, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,456
Posted By probable556

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statistics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statistics
04-01-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By probable556

PI's are decent shoes. They are not as nice as...

PI's are decent shoes. They are not as nice as top of the line Shimano or Sidi's but they do the trick. Most important thing is how they fit...
04-01-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By probable556

I like to get rad clipless.

I like to get rad clipless.
04-01-08, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By probable556

1. You might be very unlucky. 2. You might...

1. You might be very unlucky.
2. You might weigh 400+ lbs
3. There might be some issues with your chain rings and cassette- does everything look OK?
04-01-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By probable556

http://bike.shimano.com/

http://bike.shimano.com/
03-30-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By probable556

Building a bike is not about cost, it's about...

Building a bike is not about cost, it's about control.
03-30-08, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By probable556

The Surly 1x1, Surly Instigator, Nashbar, and the...

The Surly 1x1, Surly Instigator, Nashbar, and the Salsa are all decent forks. It would be a good idea to spend a few more bucks and go Surly or Salsa.

The big question is what A/C size will best...
03-30-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By probable556

Here is a classic: "Oh Sh*t!"

Here is a classic:

"Oh Sh*t!"
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By probable556

People always seem to hate Bicycling magazine,...

People always seem to hate Bicycling magazine, but what's wrong with a casual magazine with photos of bikes? It does not claim to be a bike bible, just a cheesy magazine. If you are using a...
03-27-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,179
Posted By probable556

Yes and yes. EDIT: You might have ruined it...

Yes and yes.

EDIT: You might have ruined it by riding with no air in it.
03-26-08, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By probable556

First of all, 11-25 is typically found on a road...

First of all, 11-25 is typically found on a road cassette. The low gear on a MTB cassette is usually 32 or 34.

What MTB comes with an 11-25???
03-25-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By probable556

Keep them out of direct sunlight and they should...

Keep them out of direct sunlight and they should last many, many years on the shelf.
03-23-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By probable556

No matter what you might read on bikeforums, size...

No matter what you might read on bikeforums, size DOES matter.
03-23-08, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By probable556

I used the Ergo bard ends for a week and took...

I used the Ergo bard ends for a week and took them off. They are quality parts but to me, bar ends are overrated and I am more comfortable without them in the way. One day I'll get around to...
03-20-08, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By probable556

Fun bike. 26 or 700 wheels?

Fun bike. 26 or 700 wheels?
03-18-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By probable556

The obvious question... ...

The obvious question...

Hardtail or FS?
03-17-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By probable556

I'm 6'4" and have 63 cm, 19.5', 20', and 21.5'. ...

I'm 6'4" and have 63 cm, 19.5', 20', and 21.5'. Your friend needs to try it out to know.
03-17-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By probable556

Why does the Access ride "better"?

Why does the Access ride "better"?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-08, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By probable556

I have a 04 1500 and though the Bonty Select...

I have a 04 1500 and though the Bonty Select wheels were garbage. Switched to Aksiums and have been happy. I'd rather have a strong no BS wheel than worry about a few grams.
03-15-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,370
Posted By probable556

Can someone please start a "how to carry a gun on...

Can someone please start a "how to carry a gun on a bike" thread?
03-15-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By probable556

Run a 10mm spacer for a week or two on top of the...

Run a 10mm spacer for a week or two on top of the stem until you are positive about fit if you are building a bike from scratch. If you are just swapping out then not necessary. With a decent pipe...
02-25-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,966
Posted By probable556

Never owned a bike I didn't love.

Never owned a bike I didn't love.
02-21-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 312,493
Posted By probable556

Did I accidentally stumble into Foo?:rolleyes:

Did I accidentally stumble into Foo?:rolleyes:
02-20-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By probable556

Cambria is one of the best online retailers.

Cambria is one of the best online retailers.
02-04-08, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,028
Posted By probable556

He'll be missed.

He'll be missed.
01-31-08, 12:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,051
Posted By probable556

Learn to ignore burning quads and lungs & urge to...

Learn to ignore burning quads and lungs & urge to puke.
01-30-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By probable556

Will need something to yank out the headset also....

Will need something to yank out the headset also. Search the forums for DIY ideas.
01-27-08, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By probable556

Try Shimano SH-M225SE. ...

Try Shimano SH-M225SE.

http://www.bikesomewhere.com/images/large/SH-M225S1.jpg

Wider than Sidi, comprable quality. You can sell the Sidi's on ebay for a decint price if they are in good...
01-27-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By probable556

It grips 700's really tight on the front wheel,...

It grips 700's really tight on the front wheel, but the back wheel has a lower profile in the channel and is a tiny bit loose when the ratchet strap is tightened. I suppose that is pretty common on...
01-24-08, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By probable556

The strap is to "lock" the bike and uses the...

The strap is to "lock" the bike and uses the standard Yakima lock cylinders. I usually don't leave my bike on the car unattended so I rarely have to lock it.
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