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Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By nuovorecord

A buddy of mine with wide feet swears by...

A buddy of mine with wide feet swears by Northwave.
01-23-11, 11:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By nuovorecord

Will Campy 11 spd crankset work with 10 spd chain/cassette/rear der.?

Title says it all. I searched the forum, but couldn't find an answer on this.

I want to upgrade my crankset but it's difficult to find NOS carbon Campy cranksets. So I'm wondering if I can use an...
09-08-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,345
Posted By nuovorecord

The Newport-Siletz-Kernville loop is a nice ride....

The Newport-Siletz-Kernville loop is a nice ride. You can check out that route and others at www.rideoregonride.com.
08-04-08, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By nuovorecord

+1 to either of these options.

+1 to either of these options.
08-04-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,745
Posted By nuovorecord

Oregon has kind of funny weather. Portland has...

Oregon has kind of funny weather. Portland has probably the most moderate temperatures in the state, due to its proximity to the coast, the Gorge and its relatively low elevation. The further south...
08-04-08, 10:36 AM
07-14-08, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By nuovorecord

Good effort, dude. I can feel your pain, as I...

Good effort, dude. I can feel your pain, as I had to pack it in a few years back on STP around the Trojan plant. An apt location, 'cause I was totally nuked!

You'll get it next year. (But do...
06-25-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By nuovorecord

Just to add to the comments made by others,...

Just to add to the comments made by others, there's typically not a problem with cars on the scenic highway. It's so narrow that people are generally going pretty slow anyway. I've ridden it dozens...
06-19-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,745
Posted By nuovorecord

Today, it's 83 degrees and sunny. Perfect day...

Today, it's 83 degrees and sunny. Perfect day for a ride or anything else. It will be like this for most of the time until October. Portland has glorious summers - typically starting in late...
05-30-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By nuovorecord

Even more clever!

Even more clever!
05-30-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By nuovorecord

Try Veloce Bicycles, SE Hawthorne at 34th. Pro...

Try Veloce Bicycles, SE Hawthorne at 34th. Pro gear, great mechanic (builds solid wheels), no BS, pleasant owner and staff.
05-30-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By nuovorecord

Ride what the pros ride on the cobbles. Slap a...

Ride what the pros ride on the cobbles. Slap a pair of Vittoria Open Paves on your bike, inflate to 100 psi and feel the bumps melt away!

If you want a REAL ride in Portland, try out this bad...
05-30-08, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By nuovorecord

I think it's always a good idea to let people...

I think it's always a good idea to let people know when you are passing them. Seems that's how most accidents happen during STP. A cheerful "on your left (or right)" or a flick of your bell is...
05-30-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By nuovorecord

Welcome. Does your Tarot bike have a mustache...

Welcome. Does your Tarot bike have a mustache handlebar? :D
04-17-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,083
Posted By nuovorecord

Pay attention to your bike fit. If you have pain...

Pay attention to your bike fit. If you have pain in your neck, butt, wrists after a 50 mile ride, it's only going to be worse on longer rides. So, make a trip to a good bike fitter if you need to.
04-15-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By nuovorecord

Glad it all worked out for you, Paul. I can...

Glad it all worked out for you, Paul.

I can recall a Saturday afternoon last summer...my kids and I sat on a street corner in SE Portland eating ice cream. We played a game to see how long it...
04-11-08, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By nuovorecord

My suggestion, if you care... Cane...

My suggestion, if you care...

Cane Creek/Tektro (same lever, different name) makes a nice aero lever. They're similar to Campy's in shape, but come in two sizes to better fit the size of your...
04-11-08, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By nuovorecord

I soak old pads and carriers in hot water and...

I soak old pads and carriers in hot water and dish soap, then put the pads in a vise and pull them out of the carriers.

I also soap up the new pads when installing them.
04-11-08, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,785
Posted By nuovorecord

Bummer. I feel ya. I had the same thing happen...

Bummer. I feel ya. I had the same thing happen to an identical rear hub. My shop guy told me it was due to a lack of maintenance over the years. He told me that I should have had it repacked...
04-10-08, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By nuovorecord

There's also Sellwood Cycle Repair...

There's also Sellwood Cycle Repair (http://www.sellwoodcycle.com), the Recyclery (http://www.therecyclery.com), and A Better Cycle...
04-03-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,571
Posted By nuovorecord

Only when he was racing. I've heard he's...

Only when he was racing. I've heard he's actually pretty pleasant otherwise. :D
04-03-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By nuovorecord

Good fixie ride... :D

Good fixie ride... :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-08, 12:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,035
Posted By nuovorecord

Regarding your crank damage: I wouldn't trust a...

Regarding your crank damage: I wouldn't trust a dinged-up carbon crankarm. I'd get that looked at while you're at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-08, 12:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,493
Posted By nuovorecord

I hate carrying an ounce more than I need. My...

I hate carrying an ounce more than I need. My philosophy is: the larger the bag you carry, the more stuff that you really don't need you'll be hauling around.

I use a 20 cubic in. seat bag, with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-08, 12:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,228
Posted By nuovorecord

Congratulations. One other piece of advice;...

Congratulations.

One other piece of advice; be a good employee. Show up on time, follow the rules, work hard, go the extra mile. It's surprising how these simple components of a work ethic are...
03-24-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By nuovorecord

Well, since the dust cap is pretty much toast at...

Well, since the dust cap is pretty much toast at this point and you'll have to replace it, no need to worry about trying to preserve it. Try turning it with a straight blade screwdriver. You'll...
03-19-08, 08:47 AM
03-18-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By nuovorecord

Sellwood Cycle is a good suggestion. Their site...

Sellwood Cycle is a good suggestion. Their site is www.sellwoodcycle.com
03-17-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 128,712
Posted By nuovorecord

THIS...

THIS (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/15/nyregion/15bike.html?scp=1&sq=ross+bicycle&st=nyt) probably isn't the kind of publicity Ross would want, were they still in business.
03-17-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By nuovorecord

I installed a Racing Triple on my wife's bike,...

I installed a Racing Triple on my wife's bike, using a 111mm BB. Works fine on an 8-spd cassette. Yes, you'll need a triple-specific front dérailleur and a long cage rear.
03-17-08, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,184
Posted By nuovorecord

Are Shimano sales down? Maybe they're releasing...

Are Shimano sales down? Maybe they're releasing a horde of trolls to drive customers away from Campy? :D
03-14-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By nuovorecord

Maybe CityBikes on SE Ankeny at 7th? Or the...

Maybe CityBikes on SE Ankeny at 7th? Or the Community Cycling Center on NE Alberta at 17th?

A longer shot is Sellwood Cycle Repair www.sellwoodcycle.com. They sell lots of used bikes, but I'm...
03-12-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By nuovorecord

When you're talking to the City of Portland, ask...

When you're talking to the City of Portland, ask Linda G. about their SmartTrips outreach program. It focuses on getting people out of their cars and actually using all of that cool infrastructure...
03-06-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,538
Posted By nuovorecord

The great thing about Seattle is that it's only...

The great thing about Seattle is that it's only three hours from Portland! :D
03-03-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By nuovorecord

Well, I'll try the left-handed thread idea first....

Well, I'll try the left-handed thread idea first. If that doesn't work, I'll get the drill.

I do have an extra "donor" set of pedals, so I have spare parts at hand. Thanks for the advice!
03-03-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By nuovorecord

Look pedal locknut removal

I'm overhauling a set of old Look Carbon pedals. These are first-generation models, with a dustcap on the outboard end.

I did the first pedal, no problems. But on the other one, the locknut just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By nuovorecord

Sure thing...I wish I had access to a demo...

Sure thing...I wish I had access to a demo program like this. Would have saved me hundreds in mis-spent saddle purchases! :(

Good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,312
Posted By nuovorecord

A five-year wait killed my Vanilla dreams, too. ...

A five-year wait killed my Vanilla dreams, too. Here's a list of all the builders and exhibitors at the recent NAHBS if you're looking for other options.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By nuovorecord

Competitive Cyclist will let you demo 11 saddles...

Competitive Cyclist will let you demo 11 saddles at once - pick the one that works best for you.

http://www.competitivecyclist.com/road-bikes/demo-saddle
02-12-08, 02:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,415
Posted By nuovorecord

I'm traveling down from Portland to catch the...

I'm traveling down from Portland to catch the first couple of stages.
02-11-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By nuovorecord

+1 It sucks that people had their locks cut,...

+1

It sucks that people had their locks cut, but it's not as if there weren't multiple warnings given. Just sayin'...
02-08-08, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,683
Posted By nuovorecord

I believe you're referring to the Prologue? That...

I believe you're referring to the Prologue? That was a very nice frame. I had one and I sold it...wished I hadn't now. :(

The Prelude was built from Columbus Tenax tubing. Here's a bit more...
02-08-08, 07:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,040
Posted By nuovorecord

Check out BikePortland.org for full coverage of...

Check out BikePortland.org for full coverage of the show, too.
02-08-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,344
Posted By nuovorecord

Just a minor correction...Stumptown on Belmont is...

Just a minor correction...Stumptown on Belmont is at 34th.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-08, 01:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,028
Posted By nuovorecord

I'd replace it. Look at it this way...how much...

I'd replace it. Look at it this way...how much money would you pay to avoid having a carbon fiber spear suddenly rammed up your poop chute during a ride?

There's your new seatpost budget.
01-30-08, 11:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,597
Posted By nuovorecord

I'm a fool for saddles. Especially black leather...

I'm a fool for saddles. Especially black leather and brass combinations, like a Brooks Pro, a Rolls or a Regal.

Poprad...love the pedal pic! :)
01-30-08, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,354
Posted By nuovorecord

The float is in the cleat. Black - no float; Red...

The float is in the cleat. Black - no float; Red - float (about 6 degrees IIRC).
01-29-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By nuovorecord

It seems this stuff shouldn't be too hard to...

It seems this stuff shouldn't be too hard to find. I've got a collection of freewheels that I found mostly at bike shops specializing in used equipment. Found a bunch of stuff on eBay, too.

Try...
01-28-08, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By nuovorecord

+1 It's right under the label, which is...

+1

It's right under the label, which is usually directly opposite the valvestem hole. Sun rims, in my experience, don't finish the seam off very nicely
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,550
Posted By nuovorecord

Do you have a small tab brazed onto the seat tube...

Do you have a small tab brazed onto the seat tube that the derailleur bolts to? If so, that's a braze on derailleur.

Otherwise, the derailleur clamps onto the seat tube. You should be able to...
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