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10-08-05, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Dave Stohler

I'd offer less than $100. BTW, you'll need to be...

I'd offer less than $100. BTW, you'll need to be at least 6'6" tall to ride that thing.
10-08-05, 08:47 PM
10-08-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By Dave Stohler

I think you should either stop measuring your...

I think you should either stop measuring your tires with a micrometer and just ride the blasted thing, or else go out and buy better tires.
10-08-05, 08:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,261
Posted By Dave Stohler

Geez, just look at all the misspellings in the...

Geez, just look at all the misspellings in the title lines!!!

"Waht is cycliing advocacy?"

"Whatsa in front of me is not important!"

"thieft"

Man, **** plaec has gon downhil.......
02-09-05, 03:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,535
Posted By Dave Stohler

01-16-05, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Dave Stohler

Clincher or Tubular???

Just wanted to ask-which is better???
01-16-05, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,738
Posted By Dave Stohler

I see the idiot finally came to his...

I see the idiot finally came to his senses.........
Forum: Foo
12-22-03, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Dave Stohler

See you all on the road!

Well, I thought that it was worth working with the moderators on this forum after being given a "final warning", but after my last post was removed (and it wasn't offensive in any way, I might add),...
12-22-03, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By Dave Stohler

Well, I have an advanced degree (MS, mechanical...

Well, I have an advanced degree (MS, mechanical engineering), but since nobody likes my posts, I can't answer your question. Sorry.
Forum: Foo
12-17-03, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Dave Stohler

...and all the pop-up windows adding spyware,...

...and all the pop-up windows adding spyware, too!!!
Forum: Foo
12-17-03, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Dave Stohler

I can just smell the oil-laden exhaust.........

I can just smell the oil-laden exhaust.........
Forum: Foo
12-17-03, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Dave Stohler

I guess you guys can't tell the difference...

I guess you guys can't tell the difference between a squirrel and a chipmunk, can you?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-03, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dave Stohler

Well, since they are 2 different bikes, I'm...

Well, since they are 2 different bikes, I'm assuming that they were taken on 2 different stages.....
12-17-03, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Dave Stohler

Yeah, that bridge is gonna break if you install a...

Yeah, that bridge is gonna break if you install a caliper on it. The only real solution is the one I mentioned.
12-17-03, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Dave Stohler

Well, I'm usually not one to gloat, but since so...

Well, I'm usually not one to gloat, but since so many people chided me for telling you to bring the pile of junk back, I just have to say:

I told you so!!!
Forum: Touring
12-16-03, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Dave Stohler

Anytime you go into Mexico, you'll want to carry...

Anytime you go into Mexico, you'll want to carry anything of value on your person. Anything else will get stolen faster than you can say "ay, caramba!", especially in any 'touristy' town. Also, make...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-03, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Dave Stohler

Do you mean avatar? An aviator is somebody who...

Do you mean avatar? An aviator is somebody who flies an airplane....
Forum: Foo
12-16-03, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By Dave Stohler

...not surprising...

...not surprising...
12-16-03, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By Dave Stohler

I believe your best bet would be an anchor,...

I believe your best bet would be an anchor, connected to a really strong chain......
12-16-03, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By Dave Stohler

Good luck-just don't ever ride on dry pavement...

Good luck-just don't ever ride on dry pavement with them. I made the mistake of buying Innova studded tires once. One day was dry, and I wore the studs flat in only 3 miles.
12-16-03, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Dave Stohler

Here's the solution: Take it to a frame...

Here's the solution:

Take it to a frame builder, and have the posts moved. Then have the frame repainted. Should cost you about $250.
Forum: Foo
12-16-03, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Dave Stohler

Ford Prefect? Wasn't that the name of a character...

Ford Prefect? Wasn't that the name of a character on the "Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy"?
12-16-03, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By Dave Stohler

Seriously, though, you can always go to a machine...

Seriously, though, you can always go to a machine shop and have anything you want made. How huch are you willing to spend?
12-15-03, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By Dave Stohler

I'm a bit dumbfounded by the sheer length of your...

I'm a bit dumbfounded by the sheer length of your run-on sentences.
12-13-03, 02:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,921
Posted By Dave Stohler

It's actually fairly easy to make. All you'll...

It's actually fairly easy to make. All you'll need is a switch and a diode (to prevent back-charging). If you are using an AC dynamo, you'll need a bridge rectifier too, in order to convert the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-03, 02:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,813
Posted By Dave Stohler

All bikes weigh 40 lbs. If your bike weighs...

All bikes weigh 40 lbs.

If your bike weighs less thsn 20 lbs, you're gonna need 20 lbs of locks to keep it from being stolen.
12-11-03, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By Dave Stohler

I can't believe it-somebody resurrected a 2.5...

I can't believe it-somebody resurrected a 2.5 year old thread!
12-11-03, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Dave Stohler

Actually, SteveE, when you are experiencing chain...

Actually, SteveE, when you are experiencing chain elongation, the chain will usually skip only under load.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-03, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Dave Stohler

Forget e-bay, unless you know exactly the size...

Forget e-bay, unless you know exactly the size you need, and are savvy enough to not get ripped-off in the numerous scams there.
What you need is a good bike shop that sells used bikes, as well as...
12-10-03, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Dave Stohler

For the ten millionth time, chains do not...

For the ten millionth time, chains do not stretch! They elongate.
12-10-03, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,910
Posted By Dave Stohler

If you don't know enough to size a chain...

If you don't know enough to size a chain properly, you don't know enough about building a bike to do it properly, especially for campy 10-speed stuff. At the very least, take it to a bike shop and...
Forum: Touring
12-10-03, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By Dave Stohler

Ummm....You should also seriously consider a...

Ummm....You should also seriously consider a touring crankset. These come in 110mm BCD, whereas road cranksets use 130mm. The reason why you need a 110mm crankset is because at 130mm, you won't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-03, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By Dave Stohler

Of the 3 bikes mentioned, the Raleigh has the...

Of the 3 bikes mentioned, the Raleigh has the least dealer support, the least design staff, and is no doubt the cheapest. You can decide the rest.
12-09-03, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Dave Stohler

My touring bike uses a 6-speed rear, with...

My touring bike uses a 6-speed rear, with half-step drops from a 4-tooth difference on the two big rings. Combine that with a 14-tooth drop to the granny gear, and I have a true 18 unique gear combos.
12-09-03, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Dave Stohler

You will ruin a D/A headset using my method. If...

You will ruin a D/A headset using my method. If you're going to buy expensive bits, install them properly.
12-09-03, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Dave Stohler

The cogs are toast. You left the chain on too...

The cogs are toast.
You left the chain on too long. Even I can't get 7k out of a chain, and I thouroughly clean mine about every 500 miles.
Next question?
Forum: Foo
12-09-03, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Dave Stohler

Yeah, I found work. The new job is a night job,...

Yeah, I found work. The new job is a night job, and it only pays 30k, but at least it pays me enough to live on. Considering some of the clunkers I applied for, it must've been my lucky day when this...
12-09-03, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Dave Stohler

If you are using a 1" steerer, and have a...

If you are using a 1" steerer, and have a cartridge bearing, then it will be fairly easy to install. Go to your local home-improvement store, and fing the size of steel pipe that is just over 1" ID...
Forum: Foo
12-09-03, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Dave Stohler

I'll personally vouch for Zone Alarm. It will ask...

I'll personally vouch for Zone Alarm. It will ask you anytime ANY software wants to access the net. It's surprising the crap that gets in sometimes...
12-09-03, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Dave Stohler

Only neophytes or ignoramuses use the term "27...

Only neophytes or ignoramuses use the term "27 speed". To the cyclist community, it's a "9-speed with a triple".
12-09-03, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,992
Posted By Dave Stohler

Innovas are money wasted. Try letting some air...

Innovas are money wasted. Try letting some air out of your tires when the snow gets rutted.
12-09-03, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,535
Posted By Dave Stohler

Steyr also makes air-cooled diesel engines.

Steyr also makes air-cooled diesel engines.
12-09-03, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By Dave Stohler

...Or, if you are really cheap, get a hammer and...

...Or, if you are really cheap, get a hammer and an old roofing nail.....

C'mon, now-you need a chain tool!
12-08-03, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,204
Posted By Dave Stohler

I doubt that these parts are interchangeable. Old...

I doubt that these parts are interchangeable. Old Motos used a different diameter of steerer tubes, and often used swiss-threaded bottom brackets. Most of the parts for old Motos will be fairly...
12-08-03, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,535
Posted By Dave Stohler

Steyer is a large Austrian conglomerate, part of...

Steyer is a large Austrian conglomerate, part of the larger company Steyer Daimler-Puch. They make everything from farm machinery, military vehicles, mopeds, etc., etc.
Probably it's old (>25 years...
12-08-03, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Dave Stohler

You'll also need a 9-speed chain.

You'll also need a 9-speed chain.
12-08-03, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,357
Posted By Dave Stohler

That's why the constantly paint it.

That's why the constantly paint it.
12-08-03, 04:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,465
Posted By Dave Stohler

You know, those speedhubs look like a good idea,...

You know, those speedhubs look like a good idea, but I just can't justify spending $1000 on a hub.
12-08-03, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Dave Stohler

Ooh, I'm gonna save that .jpeg!!

Ooh, I'm gonna save that .jpeg!!
12-08-03, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,178
Posted By Dave Stohler

Undersized tubes tend to 'blow-off' patches while...

Undersized tubes tend to 'blow-off' patches while being inflated. If you're going to do this, bring a spare (new) tube along.
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