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Posted By jeffmendoza

The heaviest weights I have at home are 30lb...

The heaviest weights I have at home are 30lb dumbbells. I've been doing Bulgarian split squats, and single leg RDLs. I bought some rings and ceiling anchors for upper body, they have been really fun....
05-12-20, 09:00 PM
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https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Just finished building up, the wheelset was the last piece.
'89 3.0...
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Does Q-factor vary a lot in track cranks?

Does Q-factor vary a lot in track cranks?
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Ah ok. I just got a regular power, going to try...

Ah ok. I just got a regular power, going to try it this season. I've only done a few roller sessions so far, but seems good.
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Nice! Is that a power saddle?

Nice! Is that a power saddle?
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Posted By jeffmendoza

I had a great time. I need to work on my tactics,...

I had a great time. I need to work on my tactics, and of course my strength. Bike fit is just a guess, but it feels good for the amount of time spent in the saddle for one night. Pinning the number...
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Just had my first cat5 race tonight. Here are...

Just had my first cat5 race tonight. Here are some pictures. I'm in the blue shirt, green bike....
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Just got my first pair of cycling shoes: Pearl...

Just got my first pair of cycling shoes: Pearl Izumi Tour lace-ups. I decided to try a pair of slotted cleats to try out with the clips-and-straps pedals I already have, so I got the Yoshida Champ...
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Thanks for taking a look. The track here is...

Thanks for taking a look. The track here is concrete and shallow. I tried out the Veloflex's for the class, and they were great. I don't have much to compare to though. I'm looking forward to getting...
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Hi, noob here. I'm taking in intro-to-track class...

Hi, noob here. I'm taking in intro-to-track class this weekend. Fortunately my neighbor gave me some of their left over tires: 2 pairs of Vittoria Open Corsa, and 1 pair of Veloflex Corsa. See the...
03-07-11, 11:11 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

'85 Miyata 210, which was the low end touring...

'85 Miyata 210, which was the low end touring model.

Background on the bike:
Bought about 3 years ago at a garage sale for $15. Was mostly original except that it had a stem extension on it, w/...
03-06-11, 11:45 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Just finished last night, haven't had time for a...

Just finished last night, haven't had time for a photo shoot, so you get garage pics w/ flash :)

Background on the bike:
Bought about 3 years ago at a garage sale for $15. Was mostly original...
03-06-11, 01:00 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Ratcheting wheel was the wrong way! Didn't know...

Ratcheting wheel was the wrong way! Didn't know it had a sawtooth profile. Also, the washers were not in the right order. Thanks for the assemble order. Washers were wrong on the other side too,...
03-05-11, 08:43 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

If I tighten it just enough to hold in place: ...

If I tighten it just enough to hold in place:
when I pull in cable - works fine, ratchets properly
when I try to release cable - skips over teeth on the ratchet

If I loosen slightly it...
03-05-11, 01:20 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

SunTour Power Shifters ratchet slipping

Hi,

I have a set of power shifters. They look like these (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=39B0C9B8-10D7-4324-8BF4-F65ECA2D209A&Enum=104&AbsPos=8), except stem shifters. On one side the...
05-06-09, 10:35 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Sheldon on Cottered Cranks...

Sheldon on Cottered Cranks (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cotters.html)
03-03-09, 02:27 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Are the Joytech hubs as good as Formula?

Are the Joytech hubs as good as Formula?
03-03-09, 11:09 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Sun M13-II Rims 32H With Formula Sealed Track Hubs

Sun M13-II Rims 32H With Formula Sealed Track Hubs (http://www.bicyclewheels.com/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=B&Product_Code=FGS1&Category_Code=FGS)
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01-02-09, 01:27 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

So I took my bike down to the LBS. The guy wanted...

So I took my bike down to the LBS. The guy wanted to check everything out before selling me the spacer to make sure I wasn't doing anything stupid. He tightened down the cog w/ a chainwhip and then...
12-30-08, 10:25 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

I just ran into this problem as well. I got a...

I just ran into this problem as well. I got a Surly 17t cog and new lockring for my Kilo TT, but the lockring will not tighten against the cog.

I'm going to go to the LBS and try to find a spacer...
12-12-08, 11:14 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

I'm 5'11-1/2" w/ a 33" inseam, and the 53cm...

I'm 5'11-1/2" w/ a 33" inseam, and the 53cm (which is 56.5 ctt) fits me perfectly. I came off a slightly larger conversion, and am much more happy with this size.

I guess the 55 may be ok, but...
12-11-08, 02:05 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

How do you like those bars?

How do you like those bars?
12-11-08, 01:56 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Do any of you use a torque wrench? If so, what do...

Do any of you use a torque wrench? If so, what do you torque your nuts to?
12-11-08, 01:51 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

I built up a Huffy as a fixed with 26 x 1 3/8 for...

I built up a Huffy as a fixed with 26 x 1 3/8 for my wife, it ended up being too big, but the tires were nice and smooth.
12-11-08, 01:49 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

I'm 5'11" 1/2 and have a 32" inseam and ride a...

I'm 5'11" 1/2 and have a 32" inseam and ride a 53cm kilo. It's perfect, just get the 53. I came of a slightly larger conversion, and the kilo is a much better fit.

For cranks, I've heard the...
12-08-08, 05:00 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Difference between right and left brake lever?

What is the difference between a right and left tektro cross lever? I want to get the bike island kit for my bike, but I want to run it on the right side. Is it just which side the logo is on?
12-08-08, 03:41 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

What kind of BB & Cranks are these?

I found an old Takara 10 (or 12 maybe) speed by the dumpster, it has 27" steel rims to give you an idea about age. Unusually though, it has all Shimano components (Instead of the usual SunTour,...
12-05-08, 03:16 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Njs

Njs
11-25-08, 05:58 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Sheldon Says:

Sheldon Says:
11-18-08, 04:43 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Don't the NJS cranks use ISO taper, not JIS?

Don't the NJS cranks use ISO taper, not JIS?
10-30-08, 10:49 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

How does this frame compare to an NJS frame? Like...

How does this frame compare to an NJS frame? Like this (http://keirinculture.com/store//catalog/product_info.php?products_id=489&osCsid=3790bac819e22182c1684248eb91b9a4) one. Or, this Kazane...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 10:57 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Second commute to work was a success! Looking for...

Second commute to work was a success! Looking for my first success commuting home later today. =)
08-20-08, 04:43 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Yes, this is what I was thinking about. Here is...

Yes, this is what I was thinking about. Here is the info from Sheldon's site:
08-20-08, 03:19 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

eagleb, yes it looks just like yours except for...

eagleb, yes it looks just like yours except for the headbadge. Those decals on the fork look like the shadows left on mine. Does yours have steel rims? I was thinking mine were upgraded.

Blue...
08-20-08, 12:47 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

More pics.

More pics.
08-20-08, 12:46 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Check out my Motobecane Mirage, and tell me about it

Hi All,

I recently acquired this sweet Motobecane Mirage from the thrift store for $9. The decals have been taken off, but I can tell that it said mirage (pic 2, sorry about focus). Does the...
08-19-08, 10:29 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Thanks for the info. I rode around the block with...

Thanks for the info. I rode around the block with 80 front and rear, and it just looks too low in the back, so I'll try 80 front and 90 rear. It was raining today, so I couldn't commute, we'll see...
08-18-08, 10:02 AM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

Anyone use straight-side 27" rims?

I recently picked up an early-mid 70's Motobecane Mirage at the thrift store (I'll post pics soon). It has 27" straight-side rims. The tires were rotten, so I picked up some 28-630 27 x 1 1/8" tires....
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By jeffmendoza

Yes, I've been reading about this on the forum...

Yes, I've been reading about this on the forum and will take it into consideration. Where I ride there are very few places of business for people to turn into, and I stopped to walk in the crosswalk...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 01:36 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

I did check the rim tape, and it was still in...

I did check the rim tape, and it was still in place, but I'll look closer.

It is odd to have the tire come off the rim when you get a flat?

When I mounted my front tire, I didn't center it...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By jeffmendoza

First Commute, Popped a tube

Hi All,

First of all, I'm new to road cycling. I still have my mountain bike from when I was younger, and started riding that around the neighborhood lately.

I just bought a vintage motobecane...
08-08-08, 11:17 PM
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Posted By jeffmendoza

OPC chainring removal,

Which way to you turn the right side cone to remove the chainring on a one-piece-crank when you are viewing the cone from the "inside" of the bike. That is, if you are looking from the left side of...
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