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01-23-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By theery

I keep getting emails about my subscription...

I keep getting emails about my subscription expiring. But there's nowhere to cancel the subscription, and nobody responds when I reply to the email. How does one see if they are signed up for a...
09-16-15, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By theery

Suggestions for first pedal bike for 4 year old?

My son is 3.5 years old. He's really into his pedal tricycle, but has never taken to the balance bike for whatever reason.

I'm thinking of just trying to go straight to a pedal bike. Any...
09-15-15, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By theery

Issue replacing Avid BB7 disc brake pads

I just replaced the brake pads in my BB7 disc brakes for the first time.

I read up, watched videos, til I grasped what I was doing, and tried more than a handful of times. On the front brake, I...
03-25-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By theery

berner That's interesting... I'm pretty slim...

berner
That's interesting... I'm pretty slim (6'3", 155lbs), so I was thinking maybe I needed a narrower saddle, but your suggestion makes sense as well. I'll see what I can come up with along those...
03-25-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By theery

That's a good question. It's a little hard to...

That's a good question. It's a little hard to tell. I think it's muscular, but seems strange that it's right where my leg presses against the edge of the saddle. Maybe it's just the muscle expanding,...
03-24-15, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By theery

A little sore below butt bone while riding, even short distances

While very much a hobbyist, I consider myself pretty well-educated in general bike fitting, and comfort. I've been riding for years, and gotten better and better and getting my bikes to feel good,...
03-24-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By theery

Tires for a century ride

Hey there,

I'm training to ride my first century.

I'm riding a Salsa Vaya with Schwab Marathon's on it. I was just wondering if it would be worth getting Gatorskins, or some or slick tires for...
02-17-15, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By theery

Jarrett2 Nope, just one that works well and will...

Jarrett2 Nope, just one that works well and will stand the test of time, and not leaving me feel like I'll want to upgrade before long.
02-17-15, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By theery

Repair stand suggestion, for home

I'm in the market for a new repair stand. I currently have the Feedback Recreational Work Stand, but I have a few issues with it. It isn't super sturdy, and often tips over when the bike is in...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-24-15, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By theery

Looks great, JonnyHK! What did you use for a jig?

Looks great, JonnyHK! What did you use for a jig?
01-24-15, 01:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,167
Posted By theery

I don't like trailers because: - They are...

I don't like trailers because:

- They are behind me, and I can't see what's going on with them. Especially annoying if I have kids in them.
- If I do have kids with me, it's hard to talk to them...
01-24-15, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,801
Posted By theery

I love your motivation and can't wait to see the...

I love your motivation and can't wait to see the results! I've considered making my own too, but haven't yet gotten there...
01-24-15, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,133
Posted By theery

I would say it depends on what you plan to carry....

I would say it depends on what you plan to carry. While Burley's are expensive, you can often find them pretty cheap used. The plus side is it'll somewhat protect what's in it from the elements.

I...
01-24-15, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By theery

So funny, that story sounds so familiar. Just...

So funny, that story sounds so familiar. Just what I went through a year or so ago... car sitting in driveway, paying (insurance, registration, etc.) while it falls apart due to lack of use. Feels so...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-15, 12:31 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 23,679
Posted By theery

Those who don't obey traffic laws... especially...

Those who don't obey traffic laws... especially those who then get easily angry at cars.
Those who don't wear helmets or lights.
Those who ride with headphones.
Forum: Commuting
10-09-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By theery

In search of good SPD commuting shoes, that are decent for walking in as well

The title pretty much says it all, but I'm in the market for some shoes that I could wear at all times, but are SPD compatible. Is there such a thing or are they all only mildly okay for walking...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-06-14, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By theery

Where to get full size CAD drawing printed

Where can I have a full size print made of my bike design?

Thanks!
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By theery

Glad I asked! I'm open to acetylene,...

Glad I asked!

I'm open to acetylene, especially if it's safer in this case.

Where else do people do this that don't have a garage or dedicated shop? Could it be done outside, or would it...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-14, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By theery

Setting up basement for frame building

I'm planning to make my first frame, with Oxy/Propane. I'll be in my full basement with cement floor and walls, but exposed rafters and some pipes/wires above.

What should I do to make it safe for...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-14, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,971
Posted By theery

Thanks for all the great replies. I'm...

Thanks for all the great replies.

I'm definitely not doing this b/c I think it'll get me a cheap frame. I'm doing it for the experience, the satisfaction (and the frustration), and to better...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-17-14, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,971
Posted By theery

Good thought, Andrew, thanks! I'm new here, so...

Good thought, Andrew, thanks! I'm new here, so hadn't updated my location, etc. But I just did. I'm in Portland, Oregon.
Forum: Introductions
02-15-14, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By theery

Hello from Portland

Hey, all!
I just made my first couple posts, but thought I'd day hi here too.

I recently found these forums after deciding to build my first frame, as well as improve my bike mechanic skills.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-15-14, 11:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,971
Posted By theery

Teaching myself to build a frame

Have any of you taught yourself to build frames? That's what I'm looking to do, and just thought I'd gather any offered advice.

What tools should I splurge on, what do I not need to?


I'm...
02-15-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,712
Posted By theery

Metric Wrench Purchasing Descisions

I'm gradually building up my tools, and wanting to get good quality. I'm in the market for metric wrenches and noticed the Park set is about $40 more than Tekton or Stanley, and $35 more than...
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