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Forum: Commuting
01-26-13, 01:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 30,194
Posted By rogerstg

I think that your prejudices are showing;)....

I think that your prejudices are showing;). Relative to mainstream bikes sold through bike shops, I've not found any truth to your assertions.
Forum: Commuting
01-23-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By rogerstg

I'd break it down and use rubber bands to hold...

I'd break it down and use rubber bands to hold the sections together, under the top tube and along side the headtube.
01-23-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By rogerstg

Same here. There's no need to clamp the bike for...

Same here. There's no need to clamp the bike for just removing wheels. The side benefit is that the bike hangs front down, so there are no issues with handlebar flopping. Gravity takes care of that.
01-22-13, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By rogerstg

I prefer my baby seal fat mixed with 4 parts...

I prefer my baby seal fat mixed with 4 parts sperm whale oil - just sayin' :)
01-22-13, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,541
Posted By rogerstg

You're mostly hearing the air escape from the...

You're mostly hearing the air escape from the fill hose if you remove it quickly. Presta valves seal because of the pressure difference between the inside and outside of the tube. Like others have...
01-22-13, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By rogerstg

You can relax, 3 in 1 is fine to use. It's...

You can relax, 3 in 1 is fine to use. It's practically the original bike lube after all.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By rogerstg

FWIW, carbon paste alone solved the tilting...

FWIW, carbon paste alone solved the tilting problem my wife was having with a similarly styled clamp, tigtened to ~5Nm.
Forum: Touring
01-18-13, 07:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,668
Posted By rogerstg

And those are my two most comfortable...

And those are my two most comfortable saddles.:eek:

Which brings up the real point; that it's folly for anyone to rely on polling when it comes to their saddle comfort.
01-14-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,922
Posted By rogerstg

Except that you're both wrong. Raising the...

Except that you're both wrong. Raising the temperature does not dry the air. Aside from the misconception about relative humidity, warm air holds more water than cold air, so the consequence of...
01-13-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,922
Posted By rogerstg

I have dehumidifiers in my basement and in my...

I have dehumidifiers in my basement and in my unheated (but attached) garage. They don't operate much in the winter because cold air holds very little moisture. They mainly prevent rust and corrosion...
12-28-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,372
Posted By rogerstg

Hmm, this might explain much about people I know...

Hmm, this might explain much about people I know that paint their fingernails. :eek::D:D

Kidding aside, without a proper control and methodology, all that test tells me is that atf/acetone worked...
Forum: Foo
12-27-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By rogerstg

IMO, if he can't prove that he sent it, it's on...

IMO, if he can't prove that he sent it, it's on him to make it right. If he proves that he sent it, even to your wrong address, it's likely on you.
Absent any explicit terms, the seller usually only...
12-27-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,411
Posted By rogerstg

Unless you're using some special oil like FB's...

Unless you're using some special oil like FB's Chain L, you should probably be lubing at least every couple hundred miles anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By rogerstg

You can often just reuse the old metal ferrules.

You can often just reuse the old metal ferrules.
Forum: Touring
12-17-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By rogerstg

I've been impressed by your husband's abilities...

I've been impressed by your husband's abilities in photography and look forward to reading these issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,718
Posted By rogerstg

I was just going for a little humor and...

I was just going for a little humor and perspective;). My bottles are pretty clean, and I don't worry about the material since they are only used for a couple hours at a time, then emptied.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,718
Posted By rogerstg

I think that the stuff growing in my bottle might...

I think that the stuff growing in my bottle might be more dangerous than the bottles composition. :eek:
12-15-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,660
Posted By rogerstg

+1. :thumb: I'm not an Olympian, and nobody would...

+1. :thumb: I'm not an Olympian, and nobody would mistake me for one. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,421
Posted By rogerstg

Like you, I prefer to be in denial :D

Like you, I prefer to be in denial :D
Forum: Touring
12-12-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,239
Posted By rogerstg

There was a time that I used butt butter as a...

There was a time that I used butt butter as a preventative measure, except it seemed that I regularly got folliculitus (thanks to 200k, I now know what it's called :thumb:). I suspect regularly...
12-12-12, 07:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,229
Posted By rogerstg

Shoe Goo would work as well. That, Goop, E6000...

Shoe Goo would work as well. That, Goop, E6000 are all basically the same product, just aimed at different markets.
Forum: Touring
12-09-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,544
Posted By rogerstg

I simply lace a few holes behind the seatpost and...

I simply lace a few holes behind the seatpost and a few in front of it.
12-09-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,940
Posted By rogerstg

+1. That's what I do too. Those cf seatposts are...

+1. That's what I do too. Those cf seatposts are much beefier than the bike tubes, though I don't tighten the clamp like a gorilla either.
Forum: Touring
12-09-12, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,544
Posted By rogerstg

Have you tried lacing it? It seemed to add lots...

Have you tried lacing it? It seemed to add lots of support when I laced mine.
12-08-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,229
Posted By rogerstg

I'd just clean the carpet and from now on take...

I'd just clean the carpet and from now on take off my shoes at the door and carry the bike through the house. Alternatively, you can put a couple mm thick of Goop on your soles, on each side of the...
12-06-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,306
Posted By rogerstg

Even though I have a Dremel and a bench grinder...

Even though I have a Dremel and a bench grinder handy, I find it quickets to simply cut the housing with the Park cutter and use a couple passes of a flat file to square up the ends.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By rogerstg

I just drop a gear or two and keep pedaling....

I just drop a gear or two and keep pedaling. You'll be surprised at how quickly you'll recover and get your "second wind".
12-04-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By rogerstg

You changed your fit and your average speed...

You changed your fit and your average speed increased. This generally means that your muscles are now working together a bit differently than in the past. It's logical that your pain is caused by...
Forum: Commuting
12-03-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By rogerstg

Yours too. In many states, your...

Yours too. In many states, your uninsured/underinsured insurance will cover you.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-12, 08:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,604
Posted By rogerstg

Especially if the mathematical model includes...

Especially if the mathematical model includes that they have 56s in stock and not 54s.;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,679
Posted By rogerstg

FYI, you can always use a bit of Shoe Goo or Goop...

FYI, you can always use a bit of Shoe Goo or Goop to rebuild the area. It lasts a long time on the sole of shoes.
11-28-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,111
Posted By rogerstg

Why? There's still plenty of riding available in...

Why? There's still plenty of riding available in the cooler months.
11-28-12, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,191
Posted By rogerstg

Nice. I did something similar for my Xterra. But,...

Nice. I did something similar for my Xterra. But, eventually I found it simpler to just lay the bike down in the cargo area.
Forum: Touring
11-27-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,729
Posted By rogerstg

The only trick is to take less stuff.

The only trick is to take less stuff.
11-27-12, 07:22 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,548
Posted By rogerstg

I knew this thread seemed familiar. How about the...

I knew this thread seemed familiar. How about the OP re-read the last thread she started about this topic last April. Here...
Forum: Commuting
11-27-12, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By rogerstg

I agree that it does take a bit of skill to...

I agree that it does take a bit of skill to properly set up an indexed front, but I've never had the range of indexed shifts and trim be insufficient for nice clean shifting.
Forum: Commuting
11-26-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By rogerstg

I think the most noticeable difference is that...

I think the most noticeable difference is that the new chain-rings will have ramps and pins to aid in shifting. Most 80's stuff assumed friction shifting, not indexed. OTOH, if your build is using...
11-26-12, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By rogerstg

I have the same type; bought with my Ultimate...

I have the same type; bought with my Ultimate stand. It works well, but 99% of the time, I just mount the bike with the front lower than the rear. Gravity keeps the front wheel straight. It's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By rogerstg

Then you're really going to hate riding on his...

Then you're really going to hate riding on his saddle. :eek:;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-12, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By rogerstg

You should start here...

You should start here http://www.sheldonbrown.com/home.html for a good reference in most bicycle related things.
Forum: Touring
11-24-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,309
Posted By rogerstg

The footprint is lighter and has grommets, though...

The footprint is lighter and has grommets, though neither is necessary with today's modern tent materials. Still, I use a footprint because it can be used as a small tarp in camp if needed.


The...
11-24-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,414
Posted By rogerstg

Maybe you're trying to use a 68mm bottom bracket...

Maybe you're trying to use a 68mm bottom bracket in a 73mm shell???
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By rogerstg

I've found the Park Road Positioning Chart...

I've found the Park Road Positioning Chart (http://www.parktool.com/uploads/files/blog/positionroad.pdf) to be a helpful tool when setting up bikes to have similar geometries.
11-22-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,210
Posted By rogerstg

The economy is not good enough to depress the...

The economy is not good enough to depress the value of used bikes. IOW, bad economies are good for prices of used stuff since fewer people can afford new.
11-22-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,356
Posted By rogerstg

+1. Especially considering the wind chill aspect...

+1. Especially considering the wind chill aspect of riding and the fact that the OP has no problems with the same boots while ice fishing.
IME, head and chest are the most important to block from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-12, 11:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,043
Posted By rogerstg

There is no intellectual property issue when...

There is no intellectual property issue when buying these unbranded or factory direct frames.
11-20-12, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,319
Posted By rogerstg

FYI, this ancient thread that you've resurrected...

FYI, this ancient thread that you've resurrected is about Shimano SPD cleat compatibility, not SPD SL cleats. Apples and oranges.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,461
Posted By rogerstg

Shhh. While folks think they are junk, you can...

Shhh. While folks think they are junk, you can often get a set of takeoffs on Ebay, with tires, for practically the price of a set of tires.:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,461
Posted By rogerstg

If the bonty hubs are a loose ball design, I'd...

If the bonty hubs are a loose ball design, I'd fine tune the preload and run the test again. That assumes that you know how to do this. FWIW, there should be a bit of play in the axle when the skewer...
11-16-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By rogerstg

I use a utility that works with google maps and...

I use a utility that works with google maps and creates a cue sheet (http://winthefight.org/cuegle/). It includes a tiny URL of the route. Here's one of my routes http://tinyurl.com/btuzcer
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