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08-18-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By ChinookTx

Tell me you never cross the yellow line on a...

Tell me you never cross the yellow line on a winding road while driving your car... I do so every morning when I don't see anyone coming in the opposite direction. Key words in OP's post: "Because...
08-18-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By ChinookTx

Same here... get a smaller bottle... You can't...

Same here... get a smaller bottle... You can't have it all. I like my half frame bag. I like my bottles. I can't have large bottles AND my frame bag. Logical solution is to use smaller bottles.
08-18-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By ChinookTx

It's his skin... If he wants to leave it on the...

It's his skin... If he wants to leave it on the pavement, let him do it. Did he endanger you while doing his "stunt"?
08-08-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,770
Posted By ChinookTx

13 POUNDS!!! LOL. Interesting if you leave it in...

13 POUNDS!!! LOL. Interesting if you leave it in one place, but I don't see myself carrying this on my bike!
07-27-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By ChinookTx

Required: No Nice to have and useful: Definitely

Required: No
Nice to have and useful: Definitely
Forum: Northeast
07-27-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By ChinookTx

Forgot to mention, since this is a cycling forum...

Forgot to mention, since this is a cycling forum after all... anyone biking in the downtown core gets my utmost admiration. You'd have to pay me a lot of money to ride my bike there...

Also,...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By ChinookTx

Ok, so, I'm back from Boston. Good news is, I'm...

Ok, so, I'm back from Boston. Good news is, I'm still alive. Man, driving downtown is for sadistic people!! Who designed these roads???? ;-)

Ashamed to say I let SWMBO and my daughter decide on...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By ChinookTx

Thanks to everyone who replied, much appreciated....

Thanks to everyone who replied, much appreciated. We now have a very nice list of things to try and go see. I intentionally left my post very vague, since a) I had no idea what I wanted to do and...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By ChinookTx

What to do in/around Boston?

Someone (who is not me) decided we'd head over to the Boston area for our vacation next week. Anyone can recommend activities/cool stuff to do in the area (2 adults, 2 late teens)? Doesn't have to be...
07-17-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By ChinookTx

Nice. You also keep all your money in a sock...

Nice. You also keep all your money in a sock under your mattress? :-b
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18,721
Views: 3,728,591
Posted By ChinookTx

Cool, vintage flip flops! ;-)

Cool, vintage flip flops! ;-)
07-16-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By ChinookTx

Anyone else using Rubitrack? It's a standalone...

Anyone else using Rubitrack? It's a standalone Mac app that is awesome for tracking gear and activities. You can set maintenance reminders (every x km, after x many days, x many uses, etc). I've been...
07-14-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,756
Posted By ChinookTx

Monitoring my cadence has resolved my knee...

Monitoring my cadence has resolved my knee problems. I used to ride in the low 70s and had terrible knee problems. Now I try to stay within 90-100 (unless I'm climbing steep hills) and my knees are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,150
Posted By ChinookTx

Wahoo apparently approached Relive on Twitter......

Wahoo apparently approached Relive on Twitter... stay tuned!
07-10-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By ChinookTx

Carbon grip paste is not limited to carbon. You...

Carbon grip paste is not limited to carbon. You can use it on Alu post too as far as I know. That should solve your problem.
07-09-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,899
Posted By ChinookTx

No idea what the Bitex hubs are, but I have built...

No idea what the Bitex hubs are, but I have built a few H+Sons with DT Swiss 350, and they've been awesome. Very subtle sound.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By ChinookTx

Is there anywhere where it looks like the carbon...

Is there anywhere where it looks like the carbon has been patched? It looks like it's been stripped and refinished. Very "plain" without any stickers.

Saddle is Aliante, the Antares is muck more...
07-09-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By ChinookTx

Your arm? You probably want something like...

Your arm?

You probably want something like that:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/784x519/d9d83d02_d444_490a_9434_96265d3c921c_efa9223074f679256f71c764b4700ec4c6928ab1.jpg
07-08-19, 03:50 PM
07-07-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By ChinookTx

What tire are you using? Regular? Trainer Tire?...

What tire are you using? Regular? Trainer Tire? Are you just popping them on the trainer?
07-07-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,699
Posted By ChinookTx

Others can chime in, but I suspect the Whipshot...

Others can chime in, but I suspect the Whipshot is more "twitchy", which is a good thing if you ride trails and like tighter handling. If you ride mostly roads, I'd go for the Century as the longer...
07-07-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,699
Posted By ChinookTx

I can't comment on the Allez, but I used to ride...

I can't comment on the Allez, but I used to ride a Scott CR1 and currently have a Devinci Leo SL (both carbon). Maybe apples and oranges, but the Whipshot is "stiff" compared to the 2 carbon frames...
07-07-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By ChinookTx

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/280x473/screen_shot_2019_07_07_at_10_05_51_am_bdd764ea43e1c811c511d85be8abc8f581a2fb85.png
07-07-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By ChinookTx

How does liability work in such a case? Someone...

How does liability work in such a case? Someone falls down during their "experience" and crack their skull while cycling down the MUP? Is it the LBS's fault? Not trolling, just curious.
07-06-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,676
Posted By ChinookTx

Sure, but the quoted 2 sentences say nothing...

Sure, but the quoted 2 sentences say nothing about the small intestine, and both refer to kidney excreting different amounts and contradicting themselves.
07-06-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By ChinookTx

Did you read the above posts? The second set...

Did you read the above posts?

The second set of lights indicates the shift mode.

Green and red flash once = manual shift mode
Green and red flash twice = semi syncro shift mode
Green and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By ChinookTx

Nice bike, you won't "regret" your purchase for...

Nice bike, you won't "regret" your purchase for long. Di2 is a dream.

Now... huh... sorry to bring this up. You... uh... will remove that dork disk, right? ;-)
07-06-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By ChinookTx

Finally!

Thanks to the great people here, cycling in general and other lifestyle changes, I've gone below 200 for the first time in many years. Hit 240 before xmas and decided that was enough. I quit...
07-06-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,271
Posted By ChinookTx

Try the Prizmatik pink, with streamers. Probably...

Try the Prizmatik pink, with streamers. Probably a better match.
07-06-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,271
Posted By ChinookTx

Sorry to say it, but it DOES look girly! It is...

Sorry to say it, but it DOES look girly! It is indeed quality stuff though!
07-05-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,676
Posted By ChinookTx

The kidneys are capable of excreting up to 7...

The kidneys are capable of excreting up to 7 gallons (28 liters) of fluid per day. However, they cannot excrete more than 1 liter per hour.

Sounded smart and all until they failed at simple...
07-05-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By ChinookTx

Got it. We were saying the same thing! There I...

Got it. We were saying the same thing! There I was thinking I'd done it wrong all my life ;-)
07-04-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By ChinookTx

Have you checked that there's no broken part? I...

Have you checked that there's no broken part? I seem to recall a thread about a broken "lever" on the FD. Something like:
...
07-04-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By ChinookTx

Is it setup braze or clamp on? Is it possible the...

Is it setup braze or clamp on? Is it possible the clamp moved, or the braze got bent?

Edit: Nevermind, I read the post properly.
07-04-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By ChinookTx

Isn't the chain drop pin directly in line with...

Isn't the chain drop pin directly in line with the crank arm to prevent chain from being stuck between arm and chainring?
...
07-02-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By ChinookTx

Nice bike! If you mean the stem isn't low...

Nice bike!

If you mean the stem isn't low and slammed: just set it up so it's comfortable. "Nice looking" never helped anyone on a long ride!
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,543
Posted By ChinookTx

Arkel Tailrider for me and my wife. We love...

Arkel Tailrider for me and my wife. We love them, and they fit quite a large volume.

https://youtu.be/qyugnGvu0Vo
06-27-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By ChinookTx

It probably would work too! I feel dumb for not...

It probably would work too! I feel dumb for not thinking about all these good ideas!
06-27-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,833
Posted By ChinookTx

I'll let it slide, but only this time... ;-) ...

I'll let it slide, but only this time... ;-)

Makes sense now.
06-27-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,833
Posted By ChinookTx

Well, nobody had shilled since 2010 until...

Well, nobody had shilled since 2010 until shelbyfv necroed the thread ;-)

I'm from the area where Pecco's had a store. The Eclipse bikes were build around frames imported from overseas. Nothing...
06-26-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By ChinookTx

Thanks for the video alcjphil (and those who...

Thanks for the video alcjphil (and those who suggested magnets)!! 10 minutes with a magnet, a small nail cut short and threaded through the nipples and my wheel is all laced with spokes. Can't...
06-26-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By ChinookTx

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends...

I honestly don't give a rat's butt what trends you follow or not. What I care about is you butting into every thread and giving your half-***** opinion in cryptic sentences that read like haikus.
...
06-26-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By ChinookTx

Not sure I get what you're saying. Tubeless...

Not sure I get what you're saying. Tubeless means there's no spoke hole on the inside of the rim, at least in this case.
06-26-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By ChinookTx

I'm ashamed to say I didn't think of a cut off...

I'm ashamed to say I didn't think of a cut off ferrous spoke screwed into the nipple and a magnet... Will give this a try tonight.
06-26-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By ChinookTx

RAGE!!! Tubeless Deep Profile rims and fishing nipples

I've been raging for a few hours last night trying to fish nipples through a tubeless deep profile rim. It only has an opening at the valve hole, so it's not easy to fish anything through. I've...
06-24-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By ChinookTx

And then they complain carbon assplodes!!!

And then they complain carbon assplodes!!!
06-24-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,140
Posted By ChinookTx

<sarcasm> But wait... They were "Designed by...

<sarcasm> But wait... They were "Designed by Apple in California". That's prestige right there!! </sarcasm>
06-24-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By ChinookTx

If it's held by friction, not much else you can...

If it's held by friction, not much else you can do but pull it out slowly... If you can shim the tube from a can of wd40, a small squirt may make it easier to pull out... but cleanup will be...
06-24-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By ChinookTx

When you pull the lever, it exerts less force,...

When you pull the lever, it exerts less force, which is compensated by longer pads?
06-24-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,618
Posted By ChinookTx

Of course something will break, it's carbon... ...

Of course something will break, it's carbon... Cue in evil laughter....
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