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05-18-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By jack k

CT a crashed frame?

I was hit by a vehicle a little while ago on a 2013 Devinci Leo, carbon endurance frame. I think my chin took the brunt of the impact tbh. The frame definitely bounced off of the road but the...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,386
Posted By jack k

69% nylon, 31% polyurethane, mesh ventilation...

69% nylon, 31% polyurethane, mesh ventilation inserts are 100% polyester. It has a removable upper which converts the thing into a vest. I believe it is this:
...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,121
Posted By jack k

I'm currently an in-hospital medic - pretty sweet...

I'm currently an in-hospital medic - pretty sweet job, very unique with a broad scope of practice. I just signed a contract, however, for an accelerated BSN program at a local university. I was on...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By jack k

This is my situation exactly. Lugging around a...

This is my situation exactly. Lugging around a 26 liter backpack full of work stuff over steep hills, always windy, plenty of sprinting to keep up with traffic and catch lights, no distance training...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,386
Posted By jack k

I find that high quality non-waterproof jerseys...

I find that high quality non-waterproof jerseys dry out very quickly, especially if you maintain a pace that keeps a good breeze moving over you. I have a nice Cannondale waterproof jacket but it...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By jack k

You are blowing through crank arms at a...

You are blowing through crank arms at a remarkably high rate.
Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,638
Posted By jack k

I've commuted on both, in all seasons, on...

I've commuted on both, in all seasons, on pavement and off. The 4 GPs are pricey but I'll never go back to Gatorskins. The grip is fantastic, particularly on hardpack trails and grassy slopes, for...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,121
Posted By jack k

I use an Osprey Momentum 26 while commuting on a...

I use an Osprey Momentum 26 while commuting on a carbon drop bar roadie. I've been through a couple of Chrome bags - and a pair of shoes as well - but find their pricing is not commensurate with the...
01-05-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,100
Posted By jack k

Law enforcement is not law interpretation. Do I...

Law enforcement is not law interpretation. Do I have experience in interpreting law? Yes, the job I held previous to the one I currently hold involved interpreting new government mandates in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By jack k

Thermal cap for long hair

I quit getting haircuts back when my now-2-year-old was born, it's currently down to the middle of my scapulae. I was putting it in a man bun and stuffing it all under a synthetic skull cap, but I'm...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,249
Posted By jack k

There is an entire presupposition here that you...

There is an entire presupposition here that you are assuming.
06-23-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,663
Posted By jack k

Time of day matters, as does location. Until...

Time of day matters, as does location. Until recently I was working 4pm-midnight; when I left the house at 3pm I would take either the trail or the neighborhoods to work whereas on the way back I...
06-23-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,100
Posted By jack k

I never said anything about harassment, that's...

I never said anything about harassment, that's you arguing with a point that you alone brought up. You're a stalker, be an adult and own it.
06-23-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,100
Posted By jack k

Oh, well, if you say then it must be so. Thank...

Oh, well, if you say then it must be so. Thank god the judicial system has you parse out such broadly defined laws.
05-27-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,100
Posted By jack k

I never said I did any of that bud, that was you...

I never said I did any of that bud, that was you (second time I've quoted this):



Since you mentioned reading up on the law (this is for HI):

HRS § 711-1106.5 Harassment by stalking. (2009)...
05-25-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By jack k

Alfine 8 speed 4th gear noise

Bought a commuter bike with 8 spd alfine from nashbar and gave it to the lbs after assembly to adjust everything. Prior to the lbs touching it, I took it on a post-assembly test ride and as far as...
05-25-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By jack k

Indeed - 10 speed friction is absolutely magical....

Indeed - 10 speed friction is absolutely magical. I love my 6800 ultegra, but it just doesn't hold a candle to the smooth action of setups like yours.
Forum: Commuting
05-25-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By jack k

Well said - it is heavy, it floats over the road,...

Well said - it is heavy, it floats over the road, and it is oh so comfortable. So far I'm loving every second of being on it...this coming from someone who previously prided himself in commuting on...
05-25-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,100
Posted By jack k

First you said you found the offending drivers at...

First you said you found the offending drivers at their homes in an effort to make them aware that you know where they live. That is, by definition, stalking. Then you changed it to just seeing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-18, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,786
Posted By jack k

I started clipless with pearl izumi two-bolt spd...

I started clipless with pearl izumi two-bolt spd shoes which were basically trail running shoes with mounts for spd mtb cleats. I got them new on ebay for something like $20 and used them on shimano...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By jack k

Bought an actual commuter bike

For years my commuter bike in nearly all conditions was a carbon endurance rodie...drop bars, 5700 10spd, 23s, etc. I rode that bike rain or shine unless there was snow/ice on the ground. Well, back...
05-21-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,100
Posted By jack k

Stalking a driver to their house is teaching them...

Stalking a driver to their house is teaching them to behave?
05-21-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By jack k

You can do it, but if you run friction then you...

You can do it, but if you run friction then you nearly never have to worry about adjusting the derailleur over time. I've run indexed from 7 spd suntour cyclone to 11 spd shimano ultegra - and...
05-21-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,542
Posted By jack k

Good luck during the day...if someone isn't...

Good luck during the day...if someone isn't paying attention then no amount of strobes/hi vis/safe positioning will save you. It's always a safe bet to do what you can, but in my experience the law...
05-21-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,100
Posted By jack k

The last driver I "confronted" ended up in cuffs...

The last driver I "confronted" ended up in cuffs and I was given the options to press charges. He tried to run me off the road a few times for what reason to me remains unkown to this day; after the...
05-21-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,990
Posted By jack k

Just add a steer tube extension and steer the...

Just add a steer tube extension and steer the tube with your hands.
04-22-18, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By jack k

Whatever happened to Whisky?

Seems like Whisky parts were really popular a few years ago...are they still around? Is anyone riding a whisky seatpost or fork? Came across a nos whisky seatpost while perusing parts for my...
04-19-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By jack k

Thanks all - I've learned in the interim that...

Thanks all - I've learned in the interim that American Classic also makes wide rims. I found more disc options than rim brake though. I ended up finding a great deal on a set of Ardennes, though I...
04-14-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By jack k

Wide road rims

I'm spec'ing out a new distance bike and want to hop on the wider road rim bandwagon. I want 28s on a 20-25mm rim (talking inner width here). HED Ardennes is apparently the go-to choice for this...
04-14-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By jack k

I've run 44c tires on FSA rims with a 17c inner. ...

I've run 44c tires on FSA rims with a 17c inner. Unless you're racing, if it clears the frame then mount it.
04-06-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

No cyclists in radiology of whom I know. We are...

No cyclists in radiology of whom I know. We are a small facility, but we have a unique partnership with a flagship state teaching hospital across the street, so most our reads come from their in...
04-06-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

ct is on call after hours - I don't think the...

ct is on call after hours - I don't think the techs would take kindly to responding to call for a bike frame. Either that or someone would say something and the radiology manager's ear would pick up...
04-06-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

If it were up to her, I would only ride under...

If it were up to her, I would only ride under controlled conditions. She's actually kind of upset with me because I have not expressed any anger toward the culprit - for me it's been a "****...
04-06-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

Amusingly, I work with an er physician who has...

Amusingly, I work with an er physician who has been trying to convince me to bring the frame in for a ct. I have a lot of pull here but something tells me I wouldn't get away with that.
04-05-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

Thank you all for the well wishes, I am so very...

Thank you all for the well wishes, I am so very fortunate considering the multitude of things that could have gone wrong. As soon as the break heals and physical therapy concludes I'll be back on a...
04-05-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

I do carry full coverage auto insurance, but...

I do carry full coverage auto insurance, but thankfully it is not needed as I already receive healthcare at no cost to me.
04-05-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

Thankfully I do not require the assistance of the...

Thankfully I do not require the assistance of the community, but I do appreciate your advice.
04-05-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

My counsel has strongly advised against giving...

My counsel has strongly advised against giving any other details...apologies.
04-02-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By jack k

Vehicle vs cyclist

It happened....was riding my carbon rodie, staying in my place and minding my own on a very familiar route when a large vehicle came alongside me and decided he wanted in my lane before he cleared...
03-23-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By jack k

...over time.

...over time.
02-24-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,987
Posted By jack k

Take it back a couple of posts - I asked was...

Take it back a couple of posts - I asked was there ever an era where a single spec defined an intended market. You mentioned plus tire sizes excluding a market segment, I responded with a road bike...
02-24-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,987
Posted By jack k

A touring bike is a type of road bike - the...

A touring bike is a type of road bike - the geometry differences you describe tend to be common factors among touring bikes. You're trying to find evidence to fit your hypothesis, which is called...
02-24-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,987
Posted By jack k

Sure, but I'm not the one who made up the aero...

Sure, but I'm not the one who made up the aero everything category, just a respondent.
02-24-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,987
Posted By jack k

The surly lht 26 can take up to 2.75" tires, and...

The surly lht 26 can take up to 2.75" tires, and it is most definitely a road bike. Wherever you might try to look, something out there will blur the lines and cause exception.
02-24-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,987
Posted By jack k

Aero everything, for example, could pass for...

Aero everything, for example, could pass for either a tt or tri bike. The Canyon Speedmax comes to mind, in which case the inclusion of a water bottle would be your factor, and that's getting a bit...
02-23-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By jack k

Solid ice for the studs or up to 3" snow for the...

Solid ice for the studs or up to 3" snow for the Conti TCWs. The studs are terrible in the snow and vice versa...unfortunately ideal conditions have not occurred this year yet. The lovely wintery...
02-23-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,987
Posted By jack k

Has there ever been an era where a single spec...

Has there ever been an era where a single spec defined the intended market with respect to cycling?
Forum: Commuting
02-23-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By jack k

Commuted home at about 12:25am Jan 1st, with a...

Commuted home at about 12:25am Jan 1st, with a -10f degree windchill. Rear hub pawls did not freeze this time like they did last year, so it was a good ride. Since all the ice and snow started I've...
02-23-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By jack k

On both my Pearl Izumi X Fuels and Northwave Jet...

On both my Pearl Izumi X Fuels and Northwave Jet 365s the cleats only contact hard surfaces slightly...when I say the Krusks scrape I mean they stick out like a set of SPD-SLs. The whole shoe pivots...
02-23-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By jack k

SPD cleat thickness

Do two-bolt SPD cleats of varying thicknesses exist? I bought a pair of Chrome Kursk Pro 2.0 shoes, but my sh-56 cleats are not flush in the recessed part of the sole, which makes for grinding on...
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