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09-29-11, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,770
Posted By qmsdc15

My first response to your post was indeed...

My first response to your post was indeed hostile, but I think you were trying to say that my first response in this thread was hostile. I've quoted my first post in this thread here and I believe it...
09-29-11, 05:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,770
Posted By qmsdc15

Don't fling your poo at me monkey boy. You...

Don't fling your poo at me monkey boy.

You don't know what you're talking about. Cool it.

You can set drop bars above saddle height (well you can't without help but someone with a modicum of...
09-28-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By qmsdc15

How do you explain the rule against the use of...

How do you explain the rule against the use of bar ends?
09-28-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,770
Posted By qmsdc15

It has come to my attention that flat bars are...

It has come to my attention that flat bars are not allowed in UCI sanctioned cyclocross races. So you are wrong again.
09-28-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By qmsdc15

You learn something new every day.

You learn something new every day.
09-28-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By qmsdc15

You can not patch a hole on the inside of your...

You can not patch a hole on the inside of your inner tube.

Actually you can patch a hole on the inside of an inner tube, but the patch will not hold.
09-28-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 129,157
Posted By qmsdc15

He needs a shave.

He needs a shave.
09-28-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 129,157
Posted By qmsdc15

Assuming the thread was quoted for the responses...

Assuming the thread was quoted for the responses and not for the ignorant first post.

"Mr. President"

"Checkmate"

But we should leave the politics in P&R. Where racist comments often go...
09-28-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,521
Posted By qmsdc15

Topeak Road Morph G is nice because it's not too...

Topeak Road Morph G is nice because it's not too big to bring with you. It's unusual to puncture a tire while you're at home. The pressure gauge is not highly accurate, but it's good enough. Carry a...
09-28-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,154
Posted By qmsdc15

The problem is not you, it's that boat anchor of...

The problem is not you, it's that boat anchor of a bicycle. Get a real bike. You're not Dutch and it's not 1950. Why torture yourself?
09-28-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 398,533
Posted By qmsdc15

Your kids have attitude! :thumb:

Your kids have attitude! :thumb:
09-28-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 398,533
Posted By qmsdc15

2010 Marin Bobcat Trail outside of a liquor store...

2010 Marin Bobcat Trail outside of a liquor store on Capitol Hill. Picking up four bottles of Scotch for delivery downtown.
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09-28-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 398,533
Posted By qmsdc15

You need to lower that rack!

You need to lower that rack!
09-28-11, 02:47 PM
09-28-11, 02:44 PM
09-28-11, 02:37 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 129,157
Posted By qmsdc15

Ah the stigma of the replacement fork... I...

Ah the stigma of the replacement fork...

I had Switchblades on my MTB in the eighties. They were not carbon. It's cool to see these ancient products still in production. Yes mine were installed...
09-28-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 129,157
Posted By qmsdc15

Everybody stops and waits when President Obama...

Everybody stops and waits when President Obama rolls through.
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09-28-11, 01:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,969
Posted By qmsdc15

Calfee...

Calfee (http://www.calfeedesign.com/products/bamboo/) uses lugs made of hemp fiber. That's gonna cost extra. Their bamboo frames start at around $2700. Here's one done up in (Sram) Red....
09-28-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,618
Posted By qmsdc15

You probably overheated the rims by braking too...

You probably overheated the rims by braking too much on the downhill. The psi in your tires increases with temperature. Try to be a little more careful next time. You don't want a face full of...
09-28-11, 01:29 PM
09-28-11, 05:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,969
Posted By qmsdc15

$800 for a frame that requires 40 hours of labor....

$800 for a frame that requires 40 hours of labor. Free money! Quit your job and start making bamboo bikes right now!
09-27-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,962
Posted By qmsdc15

No worries. I was wearing padded underwear. ...

No worries. I was wearing padded underwear.
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09-27-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By qmsdc15

My experience also. Get a new tube. Patching...

My experience also.

Get a new tube. Patching the inside is a waste of time.
09-27-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,962
Posted By qmsdc15

I have Kuhl shorts ...

I have Kuhl shorts
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09-27-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,969
Posted By qmsdc15

I want it and I want it to be MINE!

I want it and I want it to be MINE!
09-27-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,969
Posted By qmsdc15

Masuelli fixed gear six speed (2x3) bamboo bike ...

Masuelli fixed gear six speed (2x3) bamboo bike
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09-26-11, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By qmsdc15

Is this true? I couldn't find a rule against...

Is this true? I couldn't find a rule against using flat bars, only against bar ends. I don't race but am curious. A rule prohibiting the use of bar ends seems to imply that the bars on which bar ends...
Replies: 1,027
Views: 559,331
Posted By qmsdc15

Wildcat, great pics, sweet ride! I haven't read...

Wildcat, great pics, sweet ride! I haven't read the text yet, long post, short attention span. :D Telerod ;)
Replies: 1,027
Views: 559,331
Posted By qmsdc15

My first century was this spring on The Silver...

My first century was this spring on The Silver Comet.
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Since then I've done four more century rides, the longest was 198 miles...
09-25-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 970
Posted By qmsdc15

Orca, the killer whale, ...

Orca, the killer whale,
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09-25-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,976
Posted By qmsdc15

Warning: Lots of bad advice in this thread.

Warning: Lots of bad advice in this thread.
09-25-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,710
Posted By qmsdc15

Instructions from Bontrager...

Instructions from Bontrager (http://www.bike-manual.com/brands/bontrager/om/BT/bar-ends.htm);

"To install bar-ends
1. Make room on the handlebar for the bar-ends.

Remove the grips, slide the...
09-24-11, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By qmsdc15

In my experience if you don't see a callous...

In my experience if you don't see a callous forming yet, it's probably not going to heal without surgery. I've broken collarbone three times that I can remember but doctor saw evidence of a previous...
09-24-11, 05:52 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,337
Posted By qmsdc15

Wow John! Bottom bracket spindle!? Do you change...

Wow John! Bottom bracket spindle!? Do you change into your commuting outfit in a phone booth? :)
09-23-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,272
Posted By qmsdc15

Champagne corks shoved into the ends of...

Champagne corks shoved into the ends of handlebars has got to be the stupidest looking think I've ever seen on a bicycle.

I'm still looking for CK bar end plugs narrow enough for my handlebars....
09-23-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,272
Posted By qmsdc15

Thanks. :)

Thanks. :)
09-23-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,272
Posted By qmsdc15

OK is this better? I had to beat on them with a...

OK is this better? I had to beat on them with a hammer to get them in all the way and I sort of exposed some of the dangerous steel edge in the process. :( Sorry for the lousy background. :o...
09-23-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,272
Posted By qmsdc15

OK, OK. Inner diameter is small. Most plugs won't...

OK, OK. Inner diameter is small. Most plugs won't fit, but I'll find some. There are plugs in the barends at least. :o
09-23-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,272
Posted By qmsdc15

How far can it penetrate with a flush barend...

How far can it penetrate with a flush barend attached?
09-23-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,272
Posted By qmsdc15

That's hardly a cookie cutter. I think it very...

That's hardly a cookie cutter. I think it very unlikely that my handlebars could penetrate human skin. The "sharp edge" is more than 4mm wide. But I'll put plugs in if it will prevent bike geeks from...
09-23-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,272
Posted By qmsdc15

My rig gets compliments every day. ...

My rig gets compliments every day.
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Not from the loser bike snob wannabe racers you're trying to impress though. :)

I've...
09-23-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,643
Posted By qmsdc15

Come on Lester, a hard bit in your tire will...

Come on Lester, a hard bit in your tire will eventually go through the threads if you ride over it enough times and I think you know it. That's why we remove small pieces of glass and stone from our...
Forum: Northeast
09-23-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 56,178
Posted By qmsdc15

SillAisle, your post reminded me to check the...

SillAisle, your post reminded me to check the date of the 50 State Ride and it's tomorrow! The ride is sold out, but I might try to ride it anyway. Are any of you doing this ride?

Another rainy...
09-23-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By qmsdc15

Maybe when I get old. :D I'm only 55. :o

Maybe when I get old. :D I'm only 55. :o
09-23-11, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By qmsdc15

Trikes and motors. Haha. Very funny. Why ferry...

Trikes and motors. Haha. Very funny. Why ferry the load up the ramp in three trips when I could simply purchase a truck?
09-22-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,257
Posted By qmsdc15

Hitting little bumps in the road, in corners,...

Hitting little bumps in the road, in corners, etc. shouldn't cause that.

I think the frame is damaged.

How much did you spend on the replacement wheels? Does it have a brand mark...
09-22-11, 05:43 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,337
Posted By qmsdc15

I was riding backwards while waiting for a light...

I was riding backwards while waiting for a light to change when I applied the brake. I noticed my brake wasn't working anymore but I was long gone before I realized I had left an almost new brake pad...
09-22-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 30,238
Posted By qmsdc15

Not sure what unit of measurement "c" is. Perhaps...

Not sure what unit of measurement "c" is. Perhaps it is the same as mm? A 700c tire maybe roughly 700mm (~27.5") in diameter and a 29" tire maybe roughly 29" (~736mm) in diameter. They both fit on a...
09-22-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,337
Posted By qmsdc15

I guess I broke the little pin that held my brake...

I guess I broke the little pin that held my brake pad in place.
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09-22-11, 07:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,257
Posted By qmsdc15

Perhaps your perspective is skewed. I've worn the...

Perhaps your perspective is skewed. I've worn the rims off many wheels used by a heavy rider on rough streets without breaking more than a couple of spokes over the life of the wheels. I don't show...
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