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05-18-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 741
Posted By bh357

2008 Bianchi San Jose Rear Axle

I have a 2008 Bianchi San Jose. Some time ago, I took the rear wheel apart to replace the bearings. The project ended up getting shelved for a period of time, and unfortunately I no longer have the...
Forum: Jokes & Humor
07-08-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,761
Posted By bh357

Three old men are in a nursing home. The...

Three old men are in a nursing home.

The first one says, "It sucks being old. I have lots of problems urinating. Sometimes I'll go all day without peeing. On the days I do pee, it often burns."...
Forum: Jokes & Humor
07-08-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,761
Posted By bh357

Three old men are sitting in the park. The...

Three old men are sitting in the park.

The first one says, "It's windy today."
The second one says, "No, today is Thursday."
The third one says, "Me too. Let's go get a beer."
Replies: 221
Views: 77,649
Posted By bh357

Any rim/hub recommendations? Would this suffice...

Any rim/hub recommendations? Would this suffice for my first foray into tubulars? http://www.planet-x-usa.com/pPLANET%20X%20MODEL%20A%20-%20TRACK%20WHEELS/Planet-X-Model-A---Track-Wheels.aspx

I...
03-11-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By bh357

Chatter/Judder When Braking

I recently got a new-to-me 2010 Trek X02. Stock brakes and (carbon fiber) fork, upgraded (carbon fiber) stem and bars.
Under moderate to hard braking, I'll get moderate to severe brake judder. I'm...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By bh357

Charles, I'm trying to picture if we've met out...

Charles, I'm trying to picture if we've met out there yet. I was last there this past Tuesday (black T1, black/white/red jersey and shorts).
I'm relatively new to the track (a couple beginner...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-03-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By bh357

As outtabreath stated, our thaw is coming soon. ...

As outtabreath stated, our thaw is coming soon. Check over at mmba.org for current trail/thaw conditions.

North Country Trail segment A, from Beers Road to Dilling Road. Near Mesick (NW of...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By bh357

Thanks for the input everyone. Careton, after...

Thanks for the input everyone. Careton, after looking at the geometry numbers the Felt looks a bit more promising. That is, if their TT C-C measurement is their way of stating effective top-tube. ...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By bh357

Trek or Felt

Santa Wifey has given the go-ahead on a track bike, so I am faced with deciding what to buy. It is coming down between the Trek T1 and Felt TK3. I've ridden both as rental bikes, and don't recall...
07-25-10, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By bh357

Interval Efforts After Training

do any of you have any issue with training efforts soon after returning from travel?

I had to travel this past week for business, and it sounds like travel will be a regular occurance on this job...
Forum: Touring
06-07-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,015
Posted By bh357

Check out http://www.trailcooking.com/. Lots of...

Check out http://www.trailcooking.com/. Lots of good recipes there, as well as thoughts on dehydrating and freezer bag cooking.
Forum: Touring
05-20-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,643
Posted By bh357

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_lx1SkKqDGEU/S_U9jhILQsI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_lx1SkKqDGEU/S_U9jhILQsI/AAAAAAAAAk0/Nb0xLSPy0zM/s320/DSCN0357.JPG
The trail rolled down to river level, and then back up, then back down to river level, then back up...
...
Forum: Touring
05-20-10, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,643
Posted By bh357

North Country Trail Bikepacking trip 1 part 1 - White Cloud MI to Kalkaska MI

Late March, I got together with my riding pals Dan and Jeff. The plan was to ride the North Country Trail from the M-20 trailhead near White Cloud up to Mackinaw City, over the course of 5 days.
...
Forum: Touring
05-13-10, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,499
Views: 2,206,156
Posted By bh357

Here's my rig loaded up for my first bike-packing...

Here's my rig loaded up for my first bike-packing adventure, a 5 day ride on the NCT from White Cloud to Mackinaw City. Unfortunately I had to bail out day 3 in Kalkaska, due to tweaking my knee in...
05-06-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,325
Posted By bh357

Luton Park???

Luton Park???
01-31-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,631
Posted By bh357

Thanks. I tried about a year ago just mixing...

Thanks.

I tried about a year ago just mixing honey and peanut butter, but found it too sweet. Never thought about using molasses to cut the sweetness. I'll have to give it another try.
12-14-09, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By bh357

Thanks for the help everyone. The bike rides...

Thanks for the help everyone. The bike rides great (although as I've stated the fork is extremely rigid). Currently geared a little low, but since I've built her up she's been used on her share of...
12-12-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By bh357

The number stamped on the BB shell is 6066994. ...

The number stamped on the BB shell is 6066994.


http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f286/bh357/102_1930-2.jpg

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f286/bh357/102_1932-2.jpg
...
12-12-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By bh357

The cranks are not original to the bike (Raleigh...

The cranks are not original to the bike (Raleigh cranks that I had laying around).

For a low-end frame (I had guessed it to be a department store bike from the '70s), she sure rides nice. As...
12-12-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By bh357

Frame ID Help Wanted

Could someone please help ID this frame? It's been stripped and re-painted, but I could get the serial number off the BB shell later this morning.

Thanks in advance.

Here's what I know (or...
10-11-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,411
Posted By bh357

What I did to learn was set the rollers up in a...

What I did to learn was set the rollers up in a hallway, so I could elbow off of walls on both sides. After a few sessions, I was able to ride for a half hour with very infrequent touches of the...
04-09-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By bh357

Another Example of Driver Idiocity

bicyclists_need_to_stay_on_sidewalk (http://www.statenews.com/index.php/article/2009/04/bicyclists_need_to_stay_on_sidewalk)

I like this particular portion, where he basically admits to driving in...
01-14-09, 07:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,215
Posted By bh357

Age: 33 Actual Max HR (measured): 187 bpm IIRC...

Age: 33
Actual Max HR (measured): 187 bpm IIRC is the highest I've seen
220-age calculation: 187 bpm
Error: 0
LTHR (Friel field test on trainer): 171 bpm
I averaged 170 bpm last spring during a...
01-14-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By bh357

I just keep my other leg hanging to the side,...

I just keep my other leg hanging to the side, held just clear of the spinning pedal.



When you come to the top of the stroke, focus on driving the knee up and forward towards the handlebar.

...
12-31-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,576
Posted By bh357

Glad to hear you're enjoying the Brooks. I have...

Glad to hear you're enjoying the Brooks. I have a Team Pro on my road bike, and a B17 as a captain saddle on our tandem. The B17 lived for a couple years on my touring bike (converted mtb) prior to...
10-24-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,546
Posted By bh357

I learned by placing mine in a narrow hallway. ...

I learned by placing mine in a narrow hallway. The first couple times, I was bouncing off the walls like a drunkard stumbling down the hall. In short order I graduated to placing them next to the...
10-24-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By bh357

I use 26 x 1.5-1.9 tubes in my 29er mtb tires (29...

I use 26 x 1.5-1.9 tubes in my 29er mtb tires (29 x 2.1 to be exact). Takes a bit more effort to mount the tires, but the tubes work just fine once mounted. Saves me about 100g per wheel over a...
Forum: Foo
09-26-08, 06:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,361
Posted By bh357

Along the porn star line, I met a guy named Max...

Along the porn star line, I met a guy named Max Wiener.

I've also met a Dick Schott, and a guy named Anis.

A few years back, Michigan had a hotly contested race for Attorney General between a...
Forum: Foo
09-24-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,545
Posted By bh357

Anyone else remember these classic tunes??? ...

Anyone else remember these classic tunes???

Another One Rides the Bus
I Love Rocky Road
Eat It
Like a Surgeon
Living with a Hernia
Yoda
I Lost on Jeopardy
Forum: Foo
09-24-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,545
Posted By bh357

Atari 2600 rocked! What about choosing the...

Atari 2600 rocked!

What about choosing the "laser" background for school pictures?

Anyone else watch MacGyver? Max Headroom???

I learned BASIC on a TRS-80 model 3 (my family's first home...
Forum: Foo
07-16-08, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By bh357

You could do like the woman in this story....

You could do like the woman in this story. :eek::wtf:

How Not to Kill Mice (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,378142,00.html)
07-11-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By bh357

How about a steel frame for $1695. ...

How about a steel frame for $1695.

http://www.ifbikes.com/frames2/steeldeluxe.shtml

They don't list the price for their rigid fork though.
07-06-08, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By bh357

I ride a B17 on our tandem (captain spot), and...

I ride a B17 on our tandem (captain spot), and ride a Team Pro on my road bike.
My wife rides a Serfas RX, and really likes it.
Forum: Foo
07-03-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By bh357

I agree with you here. The "walking" part is the...

I agree with you here. The "walking" part is the key.

As for me, I hate flip-flops. I have to walk on the funny side to keep the dam things from coming off my feet.
06-29-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 522,982
Posted By bh357

At the start of this year's PALM (Pedal Across...

At the start of this year's PALM (Pedal Across Lower Michigan). The start was in New Buffalo.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f286/bh357/dcp_2654_small.jpg


Happy to be finished, 6 days...
06-27-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By bh357

We wrapped up PALM earlier today. Roughly 260...

We wrapped up PALM earlier today. Roughly 260 miles spread out between 6 days. Everything went well, and in fact towards the end of the 2nd day my wife commented that she was "darn glad we had the...
06-09-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By bh357

Quick update: We went for a 26 mile ride on...

Quick update:

We went for a 26 mile ride on the tandem yesterday afternoon. Prior to this ride, I moved the grips inward by a couple inches per side, effectively shortening the handlebars. This...
06-05-08, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By bh357

Based on my limited experience, I agree with the...

Based on my limited experience, I agree with the quote about supporting the bike with one foot down. I have no problem supporting her with both feet down, and when starting I keep both down until...
06-03-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By bh357

I'm 5'11" about a 33ish inseam, and was very...

I'm 5'11" about a 33ish inseam, and was very happy with the fit of a Medium Gary Fisher 29er. In fact, my new frame pretty much duplicates the effective top tube and seat tube of a medium Fisher.
06-03-08, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By bh357

Thanks for all the replies. I already wear...

Thanks for all the replies.
I already wear mountain shoes and pedals (Crank Brothers to be exact), even on my road bike. My wife currently is using platforms, but we'll put her clipless pedals...
06-03-08, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By bh357

Advice on Stopping Smoothly - How to Inspire Stoker Confidence

My wife and I are very new to tandeming, with probably about 50 miles under our belts. We've gotten to where we can start off with her (stoker) in the pedals, i.e. I can balance the bike well enough...
06-03-08, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By bh357

Shoulder Pain in One Shoulder

My wife is having some shoulder pain in just her left shoulder. She also commented about hand pain, I believe towards the center of the palm/wrist. No lower back pain complaints. She stated that...
06-02-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By bh357

Women's Shorts Recommendation -Larger Thighs

I'm looking for some recommendations for shorts for my wife. So far, she has mainly worn the inexpensive variety from Dunhams (she has one pair of capris with the built in chamois), and her biggest...
05-28-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,528
Posted By bh357

:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb: ODI Rogue for me...

:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
ODI Rogue for me too.
05-27-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By bh357

We're up in Imlay City. Yesterday we rode the...

We're up in Imlay City. Yesterday we rode the Polly Ann Trail from Leonard south to Lake Orion and back.
05-27-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By bh357

Thanks for the welcome and encouragement. Our...

Thanks for the welcome and encouragement. Our goal is to be proficient and comfortable enough to take the tandem on Pedal Across Lower Michigan (PALM) in late June. This is a 6 day bicycle tour...
05-26-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By bh357

A New Tandem Team Joins the Ranks

My wife and I picked up our first tandem this past weekend, a (looks to be) mid '90s Trek T50 hybrid in excellent condition.
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f286/bh357/100_1493_small.jpg
...
05-22-08, 07:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 45,609
Posted By bh357

Last year's Iceman. ...

Last year's Iceman.
http://bp1.blogger.com/_lx1SkKqDGEU/R1B_dKpv5_I/AAAAAAAAAIQ/ZqbUCd8uWu0/s1600-R/IMG_4869.jpg

Fort Custer this year....
04-22-08, 12:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,359
Posted By bh357

My Dream Bike

Frame: Quiring Titanium 29er w. Paragon sliders
Fork: RS Reba
Headset: Chris King
Stem: Thomson
Bars: On One Mary
Grips: Odi Rogue (installed after photo was taken)
Seatpost: Thomson
Saddle:...
02-17-08, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,965
Posted By bh357

Fast Freddy ...

Fast Freddy

http://www.fast-freddy.com/innards.html
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