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Forum: Introductions
06-26-12, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Bomccorkle

why hello from over here in the p-burg

why hello from over here in the p-burg
03-02-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,567
Posted By Bomccorkle

I don't think its so.much the weight of a nicer...

I don't think its so.much the weight of a nicer bike, eg it being lighter, its just nicer, ya know.....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-12, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,524
Posted By Bomccorkle

Yes I found those threads but it was exhausting...

Yes I found those threads but it was exhausting trying to wade thru the hundreds of pages.... was just wondering if anyone here had any advice or where to look... etc.

Thanks RS, ill scour the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,524
Posted By Bomccorkle

I am quite interested in the ebay carbon frames...

I am quite interested in the ebay carbon frames of anyone has any experience with then??
02-03-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By Bomccorkle

29er trainer tire

Hey guys just got my cycleops magneto trainee today and my tire didn't arrive so I tried just hooking it up with the stock bonty offload tires but they wont clear part of the frame. I was going to...
01-31-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By Bomccorkle

Seems to always happen around here. I live in a...

Seems to always happen around here. I live in a small town and I think everyone knows everyone by a friend so everyone is rather polite towards bikes, but yes it is kinda hard when you're just trying...
01-30-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By Bomccorkle

I also have the same bike/color. First thing I...

I also have the same bike/color. First thing I did was ditch the pedals for some spd's. Worlds of difference. I have about 200 miles on mine since the first of the year and as of yet no problems.
01-28-12, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,937
Posted By Bomccorkle

+1 on the 520's

+1 on the 520's
01-21-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By Bomccorkle

Excellent. I figured that'd work but wasn't sure.

Excellent. I figured that'd work but wasn't sure.
01-20-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By Bomccorkle

29er on a trainer??

I have a gary fischer 29er and I was wondering if I put a 700c road style tire on the back if it'd fit a cycleops wind trainer???
01-19-12, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,639
Posted By Bomccorkle

Just wondering what all is out there and what...

Just wondering what all is out there and what others prefer. If that's okay. Maybe thought someone would have something they are fanatical about I havnt heard of. In other words, yes, it was meant to...
01-18-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Bomccorkle

Glad to see im not all alone in this boat. Thanks...

Glad to see im not all alone in this boat. Thanks for the help guys.
01-18-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,639
Posted By Bomccorkle

What kind of glasses do you wear???

Shopping for some new sunglasses and was just wondering what everyone else on here is wearing. The shear myriad of choices is nearly overwhelming but im hoping maybe someone has something ive...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,183
Posted By Bomccorkle

I live in a small town and the biggest problem I...

I live in a small town and the biggest problem I have going anywhere is having a place to park. Seriously its easier to park my crew cab pickup than my mtb!!!
01-18-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Bomccorkle

Big hands.... big grips??

Anyone know of any bigger grips?? Im 6'4" and my hands are about 8" from the heel to the tip on the middle finger. My lbs is a trek/bontrager dealer, has atone used the race lite thick??
01-17-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,350
Posted By Bomccorkle

Why smaller?? If I may ask. I've always liked my...

Why smaller?? If I may ask. I've always liked my brakes as big as possible....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By Bomccorkle

about 15 miles, pulling my kiddos in the trailer...

about 15 miles, pulling my kiddos in the trailer behind me, and i was beat....
01-16-12, 12:32 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 29,398
Posted By Bomccorkle

either a cervelo or a trek madone 6 series.....

either a cervelo or a trek madone 6 series.....
Forum: Foo
01-16-12, 12:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By Bomccorkle

Quitting Smoking.....

I really thought that i was the odd man out on this one but I am a less heavy smoker (used to be 2+ packs a day down to about one). I really would have never thought to have post this but after...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 14,725
Posted By Bomccorkle

I suppose slim is the center of the universe we...

I suppose slim is the center of the universe we should all make him comfortable. Im a smoker myself who is attempting to quit. I have a script I start on tomorrow and I really hope its the ticket:-)...
01-07-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,269
Posted By Bomccorkle

A man with principle.... I love it!

A man with principle.... I love it!
Forum: Introductions
01-07-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Bomccorkle

Proper fit does help things be enjoyable. I am...

Proper fit does help things be enjoyable. I am quite a bit younger but started when the doc said to loose weight or have back surgery. Good luck and the ppl here are more than helpful.
01-07-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By Bomccorkle

I know wrong area but why don't we have this in...

I know wrong area but why don't we have this in the states??:-(
01-03-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,647
Posted By Bomccorkle

+1 on the trailer. I take both of my wee ones it...

+1 on the trailer. I take both of my wee ones it it. One is four the other 11 months. The nice thing is its easier to take a diaper bag ans a few toys with on longer rides and they stay warm in...
01-03-12, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Bomccorkle

Cool beans. Thanks.

Cool beans. Thanks.
01-02-12, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Bomccorkle

chariot ez hitch fit

Just ordered a chariot ez hitch I am hoping that it will fit with disc brakes. Does anyone have any experience with this? ? I couldn't find any info on their site regarding disks but it looks as...
12-27-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bomccorkle

excellent. I pull a trek 2 kid trailer currently...

excellent. I pull a trek 2 kid trailer currently with a marlin 29" mtb. I know the mtb is granny geared but like i said i keep hearing that road bikes arent geared for the extra weight but i'd say...
12-27-11, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bomccorkle

pulling a trailer with a road bike

I have been contemplating buying a trek 1.1 but am not sure it is really geared to pull a trailer (that's what I keep hearing at least) . Anyone have any experience with this?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,542
Posted By Bomccorkle

I like to slap the hot ones..... right on the old...

I like to slap the hot ones..... right on the old money maker:-)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,769
Posted By Bomccorkle

Where did you find those wheels that are on that...

Where did you find those wheels that are on that serrotta??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,924
Posted By Bomccorkle

Dog was nipping at my trailer with the kiddies...

Dog was nipping at my trailer with the kiddies inside. And the weapon was for the owners big critter getting ready to come over the fence. Im honestly a critter lover have a whole slue of em at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,924
Posted By Bomccorkle

Got ran chased down by a little turd eater (about...

Got ran chased down by a little turd eater (about 30 lbs or so) Sunday. Had the kids in the trailer so I slowed a bit so be could get that extra step then I caught him in the teeth..... long story...
12-14-11, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,411
Posted By Bomccorkle

Im 6'4" 240lbs and I chose a trek marlin 29...

Im 6'4" 240lbs and I chose a trek marlin 29 myself. I've only had it a week but pleased thus far and kind of in the sane boat. I didn't wanna blow my was on something that I may never get the full...
12-14-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

Excellent thanks. Not a matter of being able to...

Excellent thanks. Not a matter of being able to make then its a time vs. Cost thing. The pvc set me back $8 and about 5 minutes on my mites at home..... now turning and truing aluminum...... also I...
12-12-11, 11:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

Sometimes, the things we own begin to own us.....

Sometimes, the things we own begin to own us.....
12-12-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

Larger roller=less resistance. Yes thought about...

Larger roller=less resistance. Yes thought about the bearings. 3" pvc is actually 3-1/2" od. The bearings I've bought are rated to 180000 rpm at a 500 lb load each and the axles rated at 374 lbs...
12-03-11, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

Yes I had thought of convex rollers and I have...

Yes I had thought of convex rollers and I have also thought of using pvc as well and finding a way to pretty it up. The turning blanks I have for the drums are white oak.

Sorry to harp but does...
12-03-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

But if you wanted aluminum rollers you should be...

But if you wanted aluminum rollers you should be able to buy d.o.m and weld caps on with bearing bores in them...
12-03-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

I am actually a cnc programmer/machinist .I work...

I am actually a cnc programmer/machinist .I work with 4&5 axis horizontal mills all day. The frame will be of sugar maple though so it looks pretty in my living room. I have a full wood shop at...
12-02-11, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

Skate bearings come in 10mm. But nonetheless a...

Skate bearings come in 10mm. But nonetheless a good idea:-)
12-02-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

do you think that it would be required that the...

do you think that it would be required that the bearings be double stacked such as a skateboard is or that it would be overkill??? im leaning towards overkill since i wouldnt think that rollers would...
12-02-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By Bomccorkle

building a set of rollers

I came across this site and saw this

http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Rollers/

anyways seems like a good idea and also an interesting project. does anyone know any specifics on skate...
12-01-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Bomccorkle

Actually 4340 forging is the strongest, the 4340...

Actually 4340 forging is the strongest, the 4340 then mild steel then stainless and if your into exotics kryptonite is the strongest but I don't thing they use that for bikes.
12-01-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Bomccorkle

Stainless is softer than cro-moly.

Stainless is softer than cro-moly.
Forum: Foo
12-01-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By Bomccorkle

Hardwood, dowel joints, and heavy duty casters....

Hardwood, dowel joints, and heavy duty casters. With the appropriate hardwood frame 4 casters on each should he enough. Build the frame to support the weight. Not use flimsy mdf and shore it with...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,748
Posted By Bomccorkle

Id assume that'd be okay. As long as nothing is...

Id assume that'd be okay. As long as nothing is way off and there is some dance of unity in the rig.
Forum: Foo
11-28-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bomccorkle

Pressure reg. Would be the best starting place.

Pressure reg. Would be the best starting place.
Forum: Foo
11-25-11, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By Bomccorkle

Pump is getting weak it sounds. A fuel injector...

Pump is getting weak it sounds. A fuel injector requires somewhere between 50-80 psi if I remember correctly. Sometimes they will pump but shroud enough force. Borrow a pressure gauge and work from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,486
Posted By Bomccorkle

Im intrigued. What bearings are your drums going...

Im intrigued. What bearings are your drums going to ride on?? Im a woodworker myself...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,113
Posted By Bomccorkle

Typically a weld SHOULD be stronger than the...

Typically a weld SHOULD be stronger than the surrounding metal if the robot was set correctly, also anyone not an excuse for a welder can weld and alloy frame back together. Also my dealer has never...
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