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05-01-08, 07:30 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 5,376
Posted By barba

What resolution would that be, Tom?

What resolution would that be, Tom?
05-01-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By barba

It doesn't look all that bad to me.

It doesn't look all that bad to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,273
Posted By barba

Riding on the sidewalk is dangerous.

Riding on the sidewalk is dangerous.
05-01-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By barba

See if your shop has a box of take offs laying...

See if your shop has a box of take offs laying around (most do). If you have a good relationship with them, I bet they will let you play around until you find one that works for you. Buy it from...
05-01-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,317
Posted By barba

$150 for the Mark V with different steel.

$150 for the Mark V with different steel.
04-30-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,317
Posted By barba

You are about to ban most of the people that...

You are about to ban most of the people that would be interested, it would seem.
Forum: Touring
04-30-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By barba

They have an inner set of bolts with a different...

They have an inner set of bolts with a different spacing (BCD). A double crank doesn't have them.
04-30-08, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,154,447
Posted By barba

I rode about on a Raleigh 20 once. It was...

I rode about on a Raleigh 20 once. It was actually a fun bike.
04-30-08, 05:09 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 35,508
Posted By barba

Try this:...

Try this: http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za/CCY?PAGE=FIT_CALCULATOR_INTRO
04-30-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,488,385
Posted By barba

No. They eventually crash and then say a brake...

No. They eventually crash and then say a brake wouldn't have helped anyway.
Forum: Touring
04-30-08, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By barba

38 is as low as you are going with a 130BCD...

38 is as low as you are going with a 130BCD crank. I would get a mountain cassette and rear derailleur.
04-30-08, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 146,408
Posted By barba

Treat the underside very well (you are covering...

Treat the underside very well (you are covering the top). I ride my Brooks saddles in the rain without any real problems. If you are going to lock it up outside or anything, throw a plastic bag...
04-30-08, 04:43 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,317
Posted By barba

If it can get a good price, count me in on the...

If it can get a good price, count me in on the PR. It is a cool bike.
04-30-08, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By barba

It will be fine (in fact it will buy you a little...

It will be fine (in fact it will buy you a little clearance for bigger tires/fenders if you want). If you plan to run a brake, you will need a few more mm or reach.
04-30-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 13,069
Posted By barba

Gas is cheap. $4 would be cheap. It is more...

Gas is cheap. $4 would be cheap.

It is more expensive than we are accustomed to (that will change), but that doesn't really change the fact that it is still pretty affordable here.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By barba

If you have an eight-armed Japanese robot in your...

If you have an eight-armed Japanese robot in your basement you may be in luck. Other wise, PBK is having a sale on Ultegra. $217 shipped for the pair.
04-30-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,488,385
Posted By barba

I usually only comment on the ones that are...

I usually only comment on the ones that are patently dangerous or are set up in a way that is incompatible with the human body. If you read back through, there are plenty of people that defend bikes...
04-30-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,488,385
Posted By barba

I like cable hangers. They make a frame more...

I like cable hangers. They make a frame more versatile. It looks like it has a pump peg as well.
04-29-08, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By barba

http://www.parktool.com/repair/

http://www.parktool.com/repair/
04-29-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,237
Posted By barba

I think I would at least want cranks for that...

I think I would at least want cranks for that price. I am not sure what SR model the frame is (was), but you may have basically bought some used deep Vs.
04-29-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,392
Posted By barba

The reason to maybe avoid Octalink is BB...

The reason to maybe avoid Octalink is BB availability not the system itself. I like my Octalink Ultegra crank quite a bit.
04-29-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,052
Posted By barba

Reg Harris had one hell of a thigh.

Reg Harris had one hell of a thigh.
04-29-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By barba

I think Wipperman makes a chain like that.

I think Wipperman makes a chain like that.
04-29-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,317
Posted By barba

That may be where my $600 hush money check goes. ...

That may be where my $600 hush money check goes. It comes stock with fenders painted to match.
04-29-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,317
Posted By barba

http://kogswell.com/images/nateBARS.jpg...

http://kogswell.com/images/nateBARS.jpg (http://www.kogswell.com/)
04-29-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,635
Posted By barba

I agree. It seems to me that if "freestyle"...

I agree.

It seems to me that if "freestyle" tricks are going to go anywhere the bike will have to evolve (probably into a BMX) to allow for a more interesting variety of tricks. Riding backwards,...
04-29-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,317
Posted By barba

I bet you would get interest on the PR from...

I bet you would get interest on the PR from everyone except perhaps Kogswell.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By barba

just do a search. This thread happens almost...

just do a search. This thread happens almost daily. It usually takes about a week to a week and a half for me.
04-29-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,963
Posted By barba

Riding a light, fast bike is fun and relatively...

Riding a light, fast bike is fun and relatively affordable.
04-29-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,154,447
Posted By barba

Did Dr. Deltron do that face?

Did Dr. Deltron do that face?
04-29-08, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,237
Posted By barba

Which one of you did this? You are a jerk.

Which one of you did this? You are a jerk.
04-29-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,488,385
Posted By barba

The fork looks bent.

The fork looks bent.
04-29-08, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,488,385
Posted By barba

Those handlebars look short enough that the bike...

Those handlebars look short enough that the bike would be unstable in some situations.
04-29-08, 06:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,635
Posted By barba

I like road racing (good tactics) and BMX was fun.

I like road racing (good tactics) and BMX was fun.
04-28-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,635
Posted By barba

Looks like pretty standard youtube fare.

Looks like pretty standard youtube fare.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By barba

It will probably be fine (stay out of the big...

It will probably be fine (stay out of the big ring/cog combo, but you shouldn't do that one way or another). If the chain has many miles on it, I might consider replacing it with the new cassette...
04-27-08, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,488,385
Posted By barba

People that work in sweatshops care a lot. So do...

People that work in sweatshops care a lot. So do I.
04-27-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,215
Posted By barba

Isn't it about time for a discussion of pants...

Isn't it about time for a discussion of pants brake out?
04-27-08, 06:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,052
Posted By barba

Outstanding. Some of the details on those bikes...

Outstanding. Some of the details on those bikes are unbelievable.
04-25-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By barba

Bolt circle diameter. It is the spacing of the...

Bolt circle diameter. It is the spacing of the bolts that hold the chainring on the crank.

See here for all cycling terminology: http://sheldonbrown.com/glossary.html
04-25-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By barba

It will be ok. I am not sure that it will...

It will be ok. I am not sure that it will perform any better than the stock unit, though.
04-25-08, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 956
Posted By barba

Just download the ad blocker extension for...

Just download the ad blocker extension for Firefox and all of the banners will disappear, if that is where the "objectionable" content lives.
Forum: Commuting
04-25-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,514
Posted By barba

I think it is a play on the JAM abbreviation...

I think it is a play on the JAM abbreviation (Jack A** Motorist), but I agree that it is a very bad idea, especially with the broken English comment.
04-25-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By barba

Search Sheldon Brown's page. Like most things...

Search Sheldon Brown's page. Like most things bicycle, he already wrote it up.
04-25-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,745
Posted By barba

Just mask off the chrome with something.

Just mask off the chrome with something.
04-25-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By barba

Whichever fits the best and makes you feel good.

Whichever fits the best and makes you feel good.
04-25-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By barba

Get a chain tool! I would consider getting a...

Get a chain tool!

I would consider getting a new chain when you make the swap if you are at all near due for one. If you do break the chain you have, you will either need one of the special pins...
Forum: Foo
04-25-08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By barba

Finally, I can prop up the Chinese economy by...

Finally, I can prop up the Chinese economy by buying cheap consumer goods.
04-25-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,215
Posted By barba

I watched the movie and thought it was remarkably...

I watched the movie and thought it was remarkably boring, but I don't begrudge people making a living. I would happily cash in on people with more money than sense if I had a lifestyle product to...
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