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06-21-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,259
Posted By Tusk

I have a Motobecane Titanium, bought it used. It...

I have a Motobecane Titanium, bought it used. It is my primary ride out of the three that I own. You would not be disappointed. To the original owner it has a 100 year warranty, unless you remove...
05-25-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,707
Posted By Tusk

Goop hand cleaner. Rub in, toss in the wash, and...

Goop hand cleaner. Rub in, toss in the wash, and hope for the best.
05-21-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,012
Posted By Tusk

Park it in the for sale section? Send me a PM? ...

Park it in the for sale section? Send me a PM?

I have family spread from Logan to Provo to facilitate. If you're between those two points, you won't be shipping to me.
05-21-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,012
Posted By Tusk

Links? I may be interested.

Links? I may be interested.
05-17-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,539
Posted By Tusk

Not complaining about length per day, complaining...

Not complaining about length per day, complaining about number of days and lack of real coverage.

As stated, there are 'disadvantages' that the women have when it comes to nature breaks which have...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,954
Posted By Tusk

I have a couple of cheap white jerseys that I...

I have a couple of cheap white jerseys that I wear periodically. The most effective way to clean - a pot of hot water on the stove (near boiling). Takes care of most everything, especially the funk...
05-16-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,539
Posted By Tusk

And three days. Pathetic. It's like they don't...

And three days. Pathetic. It's like they don't think the women can handle it, yet they brag on it. The infrastructure is there, use it.

They did the same thing last year with the women's race...
05-16-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,539
Posted By Tusk

Sarcastic comment. NBC commentators spent a...

Sarcastic comment.

NBC commentators spent a good bit of time leading up to this bragging about the women's race. The race happens and we hear snippets from a female talking head about the race...
05-16-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,539
Posted By Tusk

I heard there was a women's race too.

I heard there was a women's race too.
05-16-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Tusk

Silver State 508. One of our team bought a...

Silver State 508. One of our team bought a frozen burrito Friday night in Austin at a gas station because the gas station was the only thing open. Nuked it and ate it. He spent a good bit of the...
05-10-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,478
Posted By Tusk

Eat whole foods with no processed carbs. ...

Eat whole foods with no processed carbs. Vegetables as your main source of carbs with some whole fruit. Add a protein and some fat.

The results will amaze you.
05-10-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,938
Posted By Tusk

Any idiot can own a new bike. It takes a special...

Any idiot can own a new bike. It takes a special idiot to own an old one.

One special idiot to another - welcome to the fold.
05-06-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,949
Posted By Tusk

PayDay bars. Peanuts, Sugar, Fat and cheap. ...

PayDay bars. Peanuts, Sugar, Fat and cheap.

Did a century on nothing but.
05-06-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By Tusk

Processed carbs drive my BP up. Especially...

Processed carbs drive my BP up. Especially donuts. And I have a weakness for donuts. It was really bad when someone brought some into the office the morning of a Doctor's appointment.

My...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tusk

Planks and push ups

learn to love planks. And push ups

I injured L4/5 in 2007? It took a good long while to get to where things were normal. Occasionally it flares up and sets me back about 6 weeks. All it takes to...
Forum: Foo
04-25-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,186
Posted By Tusk

You have a Boy's and Girl's Club nearby? They...

You have a Boy's and Girl's Club nearby? They may even pay for the supplies.
04-22-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By Tusk

I had the same problem. A small (1/2" diameter)...

I had the same problem. A small (1/2" diameter) rare earth magnet stuck to the pedal shaft did the trick.
04-15-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By Tusk

I haven't had anything chase me in years, which...

I haven't had anything chase me in years, which is the only real reason to run. So no, I have not done any running lately.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By Tusk

I have Shimano 5800 on my bike. Couple of years...

I have Shimano 5800 on my bike. Couple of years ago, when the groupset was still fairly new, I was having dreadful braking performance. I was afraid to gather any real speed on a downhill. It go...
02-18-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Tusk

Are you missing something? Yep - It's The...

Are you missing something?
Yep - It's The Onion. A satirical comment about everything. Take nothing they say seriously.
01-15-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,295
Posted By Tusk

The way that the paint is cracked is indicative...

The way that the paint is cracked is indicative of differential movement between the bridge and the stay. He may not be able to move it by hand, but the forces applied by the brake has been moving...
01-08-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By Tusk

I need this like a another hole in the head. ...

I need this like a another hole in the head. But....
Dropout spacing?
Picture #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , where the seat tube and down tube meet the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,998
Posted By Tusk

That photo that I posted is being made into a...

That photo that I posted is being made into a 1000 piece puzzle. Mom is really into puzzles an I have been trying most of my life to get her one that is too hard. This might be it .
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,998
Posted By Tusk

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/satilla_river_woodbine_9ece9a358933c84acca6d22856c388d38365447c.jpg

If I'd kept riding, I'd been swimming.
11-06-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By Tusk

I have that very light set, which I use for...

I have that very light set, which I use for commuting 30 minutes each way, on low, dark every morning. Used it last year on the Silver State 508 from Austin to Eureka, middle of the desert, 8 pm to 1...
Forum: Foo
10-25-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Tusk

You may want to check your homeowner's policy to...

You may want to check your homeowner's policy to see if it is covered.
Forum: Foo
10-24-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Tusk

I would hope, and expect, that the professional...

I would hope, and expect, that the professional ethics of the Professional Engineer performing the analysis would prevent that from occurring. But I understand the concern.
Tusk, P.E.
Forum: Foo
10-24-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Tusk

We pulled up the vinyl flooring in the kitchen...

We pulled up the vinyl flooring in the kitchen and stained the concrete earlier this year. Looks good, even with the crack that runs through it. Appears to be mostly benign - no corresponding cracks...
Forum: Foo
10-16-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 443
Posted By Tusk

About every 15,000 miles. Mobil 1 with an...

About every 15,000 miles. Mobil 1 with an AC/Delco filter.
1997 GMC Safari, 297,000 miles and running strong.
10-07-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,163
Posted By Tusk

But usually the races are case hardened. Pick...

But usually the races are case hardened. Pick your poison.
10-07-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,868
Posted By Tusk

Cuyuna, I have learned a bunch. Thanks for...

Cuyuna, I have learned a bunch. Thanks for sticking around and commenting.
10-05-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,868
Posted By Tusk

IIRC, there was no biopsy. No comments on the...

IIRC, there was no biopsy. No comments on the other fun problems you list. No follow-up endoscopy or surveillance. Just take these pills, avoid spicey foods, and call me if you need to. So yeah....
10-04-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,868
Posted By Tusk

Sorry to see you go. I was hoping to learn...

Sorry to see you go. I was hoping to learn something from a reliable source.
10-04-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,868
Posted By Tusk

Initial complaint was to my general practitioner....

Initial complaint was to my general practitioner. Referred to the gastroenterologist who ordered a Barium swallow for initial diagnosis. Then came an endoscope, which revealed erosion and scarring...
10-03-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,868
Posted By Tusk

As one that suffers from GERD induced dysphagia,...

As one that suffers from GERD induced dysphagia, which is controlled by rounds of OTC Nexium as instructed by the MD, this concerns me. And it begs the question: what does address it?
09-04-18, 06:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,264
Posted By Tusk

I have a Lezyne - it was my first GPS unit and a...

I have a Lezyne - it was my first GPS unit and a gift from Wife. The speed sensor will improve the accuracy of the speed. And difficult to do cadence without one.
Lezyne has live tracking via their...
07-17-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 515
Posted By Tusk

In the car world Chilton made famous the saying...

In the car world Chilton made famous the saying "This is beyond the skills of the average home mechanic". That is when I stopped buying Chilton manuals.

The instructions on Shimano's website are...
07-12-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Tusk

I have one. Why? I needed a new one, Dr. Tusk...

I have one. Why? I needed a new one, Dr. Tusk recommended it, and it fits well.

Will I replace it in 5 years - only if it is broken.
02-11-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Tusk

My bottom bracket is english thread.

My bottom bracket is english thread.
12-12-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,052
Posted By Tusk

We don't need to. We get to.

We don't need to.

We get to.
Forum: Foo
10-06-17, 02:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,917
Posted By Tusk

Mr. Foote... Your problem brought me out of...

Mr. Foote...
Your problem brought me out of lurk mode. I have a son that got a speeding ticket in middle Georgia severe enough to cause a suspended license. We paid the fine on-line - an automatic...
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