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07-22-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By jakemoffatt

Ultegra 6600 Brake bolts too small for my 2005 Scott CR1 Team frame (first build)

Hey friends,

I recently purchased a used 2005 Scott CR1 Team Issue frameset with a fork. I purchased separately a full Ultegra 6600 groupset. I can't quite figure out how to mount the brakes onto...
05-02-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,100
Posted By jakemoffatt

How far can i go from my bike size (58cm) and still be comfortable?

Hi,

I am in the market for a single/fixie and I ride a 58cm road bike today. I'm 6'0 tall with a 32" inseam. Would I be happy on a 56cm or would I hate myself?

Thanks,

Jake
04-09-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By jakemoffatt

Does this look like a good deal for a single/fixed conversion?

Does this look like a good deal for a single/fixed conversion?

http://fresno.craigslist.org/bik/1683884046.html

Does the frame look like it would be good on a fixed gear bike?

I am thinking...
07-11-06, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By jakemoffatt

Using a cork to keep your bike from rolling when leaned against something

Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools has a great tip to keep your bike from falling over or rolling. (http://www.kk.org/cooltools/archives/001289.php)
Forum: Touring
01-18-06, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By jakemoffatt

Cross country direction?

Which way is best?
Forum: Foo
12-20-05, 06:27 PM
12-12-05, 07:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,422
Posted By jakemoffatt

shoddy website... very hard to read.

shoddy website... very hard to read.
12-02-05, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,253
Posted By jakemoffatt

No brakes, no cables, no cable guides. I just...

No brakes, no cables, no cable guides. I just "guestimated" the weight for the cog at about 60% of the original weight. I don't know enough about components to pick the right replacement part. I...
12-02-05, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,253
Posted By jakemoffatt

I think I just answered my own question about the...

I think I just answered my own question about the lightest fixed bike...
I found the lightest road-bike listed on weight-weenies and I went through component by component, removing the ones not...
12-02-05, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,253
Posted By jakemoffatt

Lightest weight fixed gear bicycle? Galleries?

Is there a weight-weenies for fixies?

What is the lightest weight fixie (even a hypothetical, "If you buy this frame, this crankset, this wheelset, etc...")?

How much weight do you lose (just a...
12-01-05, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,432
Posted By jakemoffatt

I had a bmx bike that I broke a couple times. ...

I had a bmx bike that I broke a couple times. THe first time was on the day that I learned to pro-hop... I did it all the way home from school... rather, half-way home from school, because I...
12-01-05, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,421
Posted By jakemoffatt

I'm impressed... this question got pretty...

I'm impressed... this question got pretty thoroughly answered very quickly. Props to all you 1x1s. Thanks.
12-01-05, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,421
Posted By jakemoffatt

so the general concensus I'm getting is... I...

so the general concensus I'm getting is...

I should get horizontal drops for a conversion, otherwise its too much of a pain?

I don't really understand:

eno
$$$
"Rule of 4"
12-01-05, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,421
Posted By jakemoffatt

How hard to convert a road bike w/o horizontal dropouts?

How hard is it to build a singlespeed/fixie using a road-bike with modern dropouts (non-horizontal)?

Would you advise this? Is it too hard to try?

What special tools (if any) would I need to...
11-28-05, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,664
Posted By jakemoffatt

A heated saddle, and an integrated pump... I...

A heated saddle, and an integrated pump... I think this is do-able, and the two innovations actually complement each other, and add a third beneficial feature.

One could have some sort of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-05, 07:04 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,085
Posted By jakemoffatt

Is that Keanu Reaves?

Is that Keanu Reaves?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-05, 05:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,081
Posted By jakemoffatt

You want to have fun while running? Go to...

You want to have fun while running?

Go to video.google.com and search for "Parkour".
Parkour is the sport of "Free-running", that is, treating an urban environment like an obstacle course and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-05, 03:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,014
Posted By jakemoffatt

A Ford.

A Ford.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-05, 03:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,900
Posted By jakemoffatt

Scott:Whoah! You got Simple Green?! Jake:Yeah,...

Scott:Whoah! You got Simple Green?!
Jake:Yeah, its for my bike chain.
Scott:This stuff is great, its all natural and organic and stuff.
Jake:Yeah, I know.
Scott:You can even eat it. Its...
11-03-05, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By jakemoffatt

Image of Muscles used for parts of Pedal Stroke

I thought some might find this useful.

I present this with a question also.

When one works out with weights at the gym, does that use the same muscle fibers (Slow/Fast twitch fibers) that...
11-03-05, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By jakemoffatt

cool man yah round here takes me usually less...

cool man
yah round here takes me usually less time to get to work by bike if i go in around 8:00.
the 5:00 rush home also is way faster by bike. lately traffic backs up for 20 minutes just to go 2...
11-03-05, 01:57 PM
11-03-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By jakemoffatt

Ask for help if you need the money, that's what...

Ask for help if you need the money, that's what the fund is there for.

If you don't need it, then don't ask.

If you are worried about it, perhaps once you get back on your feet then you can...
10-28-05, 04:59 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,317
Posted By jakemoffatt

I don't think that's limited to folks who are...

I don't think that's limited to folks who are addicted to cycling...
10-28-05, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By jakemoffatt

A few questions about VO2

Does VO2 have anything to do with how long you can hold your breath?

What about sheer lung capacity?

What factors into your VO2 rating in terms of your physical attributes?

What factors into...
Forum: Foo
10-28-05, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 487
Posted By jakemoffatt

What do you think about your job?

Just another poll. Feel free to tell us about your job and why you like or dislike it.
10-26-05, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,297
Posted By jakemoffatt

Could someone give a brief summary of the article?

Could someone give a brief summary of the article?
10-26-05, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By jakemoffatt

What you are paying for with the extra $115 is...

What you are paying for with the extra $115 is more than likely:


Name
Weight
Fasteners
Bling Factor
Maybe more aerodynamic design
10-26-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,862
Posted By jakemoffatt

I mount from whatever side I'm standing on.

I mount from whatever side I'm standing on.
Forum: Foo
10-26-05, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By jakemoffatt

Moral Dilemma

Here is a hypothetical situation to think about:

You are on a trolley headed towards a split in the tracks. To the left are 5 workers who will be killed by the trolley, and to the right is only...
Forum: Foo
10-26-05, 02:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,161
Posted By jakemoffatt

Ok so who sucks at driving cars? Young...

Ok so who sucks at driving cars?


Young people
Old people
Illegal immigrants
Asians
Mexicans
Whites
Blacks
10-26-05, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By jakemoffatt

Attack Attack Attack! Make the boxen pay! ...

Attack Attack Attack! Make the boxen pay!

You might practice swerving your bike beneath you while you remain basically in place. Kind of the motion that a hula-hoopers hips make where your...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By jakemoffatt

I couldn't quite be troubled to read this article...

I couldn't quite be troubled to read this article but I think it almost answers your question:

http://www.aip.org/tip/INPHFA/vol-9/iss-1/p14.html
Forum: Commuting
10-24-05, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,477
Posted By jakemoffatt

Let us know how it turns out... please post pics...

Let us know how it turns out... please post pics of it "glowing".

Also as an alternative to others considering something like this... Wouldn't it be possible to wrap your whole bike with 3M...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-05, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By jakemoffatt

I dont think hes serious about sheet metal screws...

I dont think hes serious about sheet metal screws but I'm sure it could be done.

Aren't there some solid rubber tires with no air in them? You could just screw into that and be done with it, no...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-05, 03:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,927
Posted By jakemoffatt

You are only enslaved if you let yourself be...

You are only enslaved if you let yourself be enslaved. If your cell phone basically extends your workday to a 24 hour day then you are enslaved.

When I go home from work my cell phone is for me...
10-24-05, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,111
Posted By jakemoffatt

more schadenfreuede... i was driving my...

more schadenfreuede...

i was driving my friend's car back home at night because he had no glasses with him and can't see at night.

his car is a manual though and i'm not very good at it (never...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-05, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By jakemoffatt

slvoid i think that the "breakthrough" is not...

slvoid i think that the "breakthrough" is not just a better way to disperse the light, but a means of producing actual "white light" with an led. the problem up to this point has been that a weird...
10-20-05, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,111
Posted By jakemoffatt

Isn't that called a "Gutter Sneak"?

Isn't that called a "Gutter Sneak"?
10-20-05, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,111
Posted By jakemoffatt

Schadenfreude... nice.... Long ago I was...

Schadenfreude... nice....

Long ago I was driving my POS '88 Corolla home at night and decided to skid to a stop with my e-brake.

I stopped at the light next to a truck with two teenage guys in...
10-20-05, 11:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 45,785
Posted By jakemoffatt

Still laughing at the thread title, 30 minutes...

Still laughing at the thread title, 30 minutes later...
10-20-05, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,090
Posted By jakemoffatt

Hehe... acid in coke to kill germs... I kill 'em...

Hehe... acid in coke to kill germs... I kill 'em with alcohol. :)

Sore throat: Squeeze a lemon into a mug. Add a teaspoon or so of sugar or honey. Fill about 3/4 to the top with water and heat...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-05, 03:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,276
Posted By jakemoffatt

Um... You steer by leaning? I don't have...

Um... You steer by leaning?

I don't have pics but I used to ride around on an old BMX style bike that I'd broken the handlebars off of (Accidentally!).
I would sit on the bike, lean forward and...
10-12-05, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By jakemoffatt

Oh one more tip, itsme! Regardless of...

Oh one more tip, itsme!

Regardless of whether you use my method or pmbmsus method (which is probably better), I advise that you keep a log for yourself. Keep track of your reps and how many sets...
10-12-05, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By jakemoffatt

At about your age I started doing push ups every...

At about your age I started doing push ups every night before bed. I would just do them until I couldn't anymore. I mean... I always went until it took me about 20 or 30 seconds to finish that...
10-05-05, 01:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,461
Posted By jakemoffatt

OK so I didn't have any pasta last night. SO......

OK so I didn't have any pasta last night. SO... no pasta water for me. I'll try and get some from the store on my way home tonight. Then we shall see...
10-04-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,122
Posted By jakemoffatt

Um... try using dark chocalate in your mix: ...

Um... try using dark chocalate in your mix:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/10/051001101803.htm
10-04-05, 06:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,461
Posted By jakemoffatt

I will try it though. I will report my findings...

I will try it though. I will report my findings tonight unless I wimp out.
10-04-05, 06:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,461
Posted By jakemoffatt

Ouch! Too much ROFLing from this thread... ...

Ouch!

Too much ROFLing from this thread...

I hurt!
10-04-05, 06:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,656
Posted By jakemoffatt

cyclist n : a person who rides a bicycle...

cyclist

n : a person who rides a bicycle [syn: bicyclist, bicycler, wheeler]

Source: WordNet ® 2.0, © 2003 Princeton University
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