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Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10,045
Views: 2,029,534
Posted By himespau

Also, why are they turning right?

Also, why are they turning right?
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By himespau

^^^and/or listing here with a premium membership...

^^^and/or listing here with a premium membership and maybe finding a larger group sale if they have any in your area and trying it out there.
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By himespau

I think you might have good interest with a...

I think you might have good interest with a Klein. You're at 10 posts now, so you should be able to start posting pictures.
08-20-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By himespau

nice job.

nice job.
08-20-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By himespau

Ooh, that's a nice paint job.

Ooh, that's a nice paint job.
08-20-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By himespau

And I prefer triple cranks to doubles for their...

And I prefer triple cranks to doubles for their versatility. Not sure OP would need a 48, but if s/he ever decides to put slicks on there and try to ride fast in traffic, it might be useful.
08-19-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By himespau

Somebody, please buy this. I hear it calling me...

Somebody, please buy this. I hear it calling me even though I really don't need it/have room for it and I'm off the bike for an extended period of time (hopefully not for good).

It's a great...
08-18-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By himespau

What are the batteries for? Did it come with a...

What are the batteries for? Did it come with a headlamp?
08-17-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By himespau

Still interested to see what you've got.

Still interested to see what you've got.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 886
Posted By himespau

I usually skim some of the long reviews, some of...

I usually skim some of the long reviews, some of the 5 stars, some of the 1 stars and look at the most recent (in case of product changes). Specific details as they relate to me are good. I don't...
08-13-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 185,163
Posted By himespau

Anybody have any experience (or know anyone with...

Anybody have any experience (or know anyone with experience) riding without a fibula? Finally got into a doctor to look at a knee problem that's kept me off the bike (and a lot of other physical...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By himespau

What I want to see is a comparison between one of...

What I want to see is a comparison between one of those UCI-illegal Y-frame Treks from the 90's (with modern parts added) and a modern $20k superbike. Have we finally advanced in technology to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,733
Posted By himespau

Nah, it's just that your girlfriend in Canada...

Nah, it's just that your girlfriend in Canada that none of us has ever met rides it.
08-06-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 2,729,536
Posted By himespau

That upright seatback has got to be mighty...

That upright seatback has got to be mighty uncomfortable. Unless the whole seat can slide forward and backward, the whole thing looks like it'd cause a taller person like myself lots of pain. Even...
07-31-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I have a park one of those on my stand for...

Yeah, I have a park one of those on my stand for immediately used stuff. By no means is the Park one necessary (or even better than others), it was just available when I needed a new one..
07-31-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By himespau

I do need to get some sort of container for my...

I do need to get some sort of container for my common-sized nuts and bolts. My dad has these boxes with pull out clear drawers (maybe 2"x2"x8") that I've been jealous of for a long time. Need to...
07-30-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,018
Posted By himespau

Are the seatstays curved though? Edit: Wharf...

Are the seatstays curved though?

Edit: Wharf Rat's photo makes it clear that they are.
07-30-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 2,729,536
Posted By himespau

I was going to say that's a very reach down to...

I was going to say that's a very reach down to shift, but with the relative shortness of the top tube, maybe not.
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By himespau

I'm not sure the frame would be much of a (any)...

I'm not sure the frame would be much of a (any) upgrade. Should probably have a wider rear triangle if that matters to you. Celeste may or may not matter to you.
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By himespau

My guess is contract built for a local shop, but...

My guess is contract built for a local shop, but that's just a huge guess.
07-30-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,018
Posted By himespau

Any chance rack mounts were ground off for some...

Any chance rack mounts were ground off for some weird reason? It is a repaint. It's just odd to have double eyelets on the dropout but no braze on. Or at least weird to me, could have been a very...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By himespau

You've given them a longer trial that I would...

You've given them a longer trial that I would given the ride feel you describe. Are flats that common of a problem where you ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,452
Posted By himespau

I have thought for a while that a lot of the city...

I have thought for a while that a lot of the city bike shares would have done better (and there would have been less room for the scooters to slip in and litter our sidewalks), if the bikes had been...
Replies: 28
Views: 6,702
Posted By himespau

This is why I wish they'd bring back the "date...

This is why I wish they'd bring back the "date thread started" line so I can see if it's a really old thread or not before I bother with it. They took it away when they did an update ~2 years ago...
07-26-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By himespau

How you going to ride them? Hard trails? Just...

How you going to ride them? Hard trails? Just tooling around? I'm sure they'll be better than what you can get at $150 from a big box store.
07-26-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 185,163
Posted By himespau

Mine last week resulted in us getting a new car. ...

Mine last week resulted in us getting a new car. It would have been something in the range of $3-4k to fix a 14 year old car with 140k miles that was no longer worth that.
07-24-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By himespau

Pretty, but too small for me (And judging by the...

Pretty, but too small for me (And judging by the amount of seatpost too tall for the current owner). Super helpful, I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,950
Posted By himespau

I always thought S-works was a play on the...

I always thought S-works was a play on the Specialized name and Skunk Works, which is a name often used by companies for their super-advanced, secret, R&D divisions. Lockheed Martin claims to have...
07-24-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 185,163
Posted By himespau

Getting rid of it is better than hoarding it and...

Getting rid of it is better than hoarding it and passing it on. We have closests (plural) full of decorations and knick knacks that we've inherited but don't feel we can get rid of because someone...
07-24-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,980,456
Posted By himespau

Hudz makes a replacement cover for many types of...

Hudz makes a replacement cover for many types of integrated brake/shift levers. One of the cover colors that they offer (is often harder to find than most) is called Bordeaux Gold. It almost looks...
07-23-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,759
Posted By himespau

Maybe some are. But there are some 20-30...

Maybe some are. But there are some 20-30 somethings that just aren't as genetically gifted to get to that level. Or maybe they don't have quite the time to train or desire to put that much effort...
07-23-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,759
Posted By himespau

You seem to assume that all 20-30 year olds are...

You seem to assume that all 20-30 year olds are rational actors with the same morals you have. I'd bet there are some 20-30 year old elites that you'd put in the "not good enough to be pros even if...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,452
Posted By himespau

Exactly, it wouldn't help in those conditions,...

Exactly, it wouldn't help in those conditions, and you wouldn't use it there. But, if you're already in great shape but just not able to get that last little bit to win, not having to work quite so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,452
Posted By himespau

As I said, 28 mph won't win me a sprint, but a...

As I said, 28 mph won't win me a sprint, but a chunk of that used only to make it easy for me to cruise up a solid climb that you then burn a few matches chasing after me and I'm going to be more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,452
Posted By himespau

Heck, you don't need to soup up the motor or use...

Heck, you don't need to soup up the motor or use it on the sprint to have an advantage. Someone who usually competes for line sprints and is now fresher because the used the assist to help them up a...
07-22-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,759
Posted By himespau

Adderall or ritalin or whatever upper to help you...

Adderall or ritalin or whatever upper to help you stay up and focus while studying for tests while in college is totally a thing. As a college professor, I hear enough students talking about it to...
07-21-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,534
Posted By himespau

I prefer spd pedals with the cage around them...

I prefer spd pedals with the cage around them like this (note, I don't actually spring for xtr):...
07-17-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,065
Posted By himespau

^ :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :beer:

^ :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :beer:
Forum: Foo
07-02-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10,045
Views: 2,029,534
Posted By himespau

Seems like they'd want to do that in the winter. ...

Seems like they'd want to do that in the winter. Furry suits will get all hot and smelly in the summer.
07-01-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 977
Posted By himespau

Helmets are single crash and then throw away...

Helmets are single crash and then throw away items.
07-01-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 185,163
Posted By himespau

28's and lower pressure seems like the cheapest...

28's and lower pressure seems like the cheapest thing to try. Since I've allowed myself to get out of shape, I've been doing a lot more riding on my late 80's/early 90's road bike (not that it...
Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,716
Posted By himespau

Dan Fogelberg is a bit cheesy, but I get choked...

Dan Fogelberg is a bit cheesy, but I get choked up every time I sing Leader of the Band

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQmkoMZyvOQ

My daughter gets a bit weepy every time 100 years comes on...
Forum: Foo
06-26-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,716
Posted By himespau

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYWUltUqnKo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYWUltUqnKo
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,716
Posted By himespau

Thanks for that. It'd been years since I'd heard...

Thanks for that. It'd been years since I'd heard it.
Forum: Foo
06-21-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,716
Posted By himespau

Chris Cornell - Nothing Compares 2 U - my...

Chris Cornell - Nothing Compares 2 U - my favorite version.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuUDRU9-HRk

I've been jamming along to the Cranberries the last 2 days after finally getting In The...
Forum: Foo
06-21-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,716
Posted By himespau

Schmaltzy as hell, but if Christmas Shoes comes...

Schmaltzy as hell, but if Christmas Shoes comes on the radio at Christmas, it's got me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJcPVB-we7g

There's a children's book called "Love You Forever" by Robert...
06-21-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 185,163
Posted By himespau

Haha, the censor thinks your name is a bad word...

Haha, the censor thinks your name is a bad word when I try to quote you.
06-21-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 185,163
Posted By himespau

I like 3 M command hooks. They work great, stick...

I like 3 M command hooks. They work great, stick better than suction cups, and come off without any marks left behind.
06-19-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By himespau

Any chance original owner's last name was Caudela?

Any chance original owner's last name was Caudela?
06-19-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 2,729,536
Posted By himespau

Maybe someone wants to make some sort of James...

Maybe someone wants to make some sort of James Bond boat-bike.
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