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Posted By himespau

Yeah, if there is a freewheel on the hub DO NOT...

Yeah, if there is a freewheel on the hub DO NOT CUT THE SPOKES.
04-09-21, 08:05 AM
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Posted By himespau

My guess is rigging to make the stunt safer.

My guess is rigging to make the stunt safer.
04-05-21, 10:29 AM
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Posted By himespau

I have a set of rims and hubs that I keep meaning...

I have a set of rims and hubs that I keep meaning to lace up, but I keep putting it off.
04-02-21, 07:35 PM
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Posted By himespau

I entered a contest where one of the new $12000...

I entered a contest where one of the new $12000 specialized SL whatever whatevers was the prize and my thinking was, if I won it (spoiler, I didn't), I'd sell it, buy a $3k bike and put the rest into...
04-01-21, 09:19 PM
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Posted By himespau

I found that when I under-priced big items (like...

I found that when I under-priced big items (like cars) because I wanted to get rid of them quickly or gave things away free, I often had more people try to beg me or flake out than when I priced...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,720
Posted By himespau

If you build up a bike from a frame. Or you just...

If you build up a bike from a frame. Or you just want to recable the bike (usually ever couple years for me), or you want to put new bars/shifters on, you'll need them.
03-26-21, 06:30 AM
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Posted By himespau

The flutes are still stuck in the frame with the...

The flutes are still stuck in the frame with the rest of the post. It got stuck and this is what he could cut off the top.
03-25-21, 08:57 AM
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Posted By himespau

I'd probably ride it on the trainer if there's no...

I'd probably ride it on the trainer if there's no chance at warranty.
Forum: Foo
03-25-21, 08:15 AM
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Posted By himespau

Are you thinking of the KangaROOS shoes with the...

Are you thinking of the KangaROOS shoes with the pockets? I don't think those were actually made from kangaroo leather (like some other shoes are) but were named that due to the pocket. They went...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,720
Posted By himespau

Do you use that for cables too? I've only used...

Do you use that for cables too? I've only used it for housing and will agree there. Wasn't sure if it'd lead to fraying of the ends of the cables.
03-19-21, 12:44 PM
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Posted By himespau

Did they fix the connection (It's been broken for...

Did they fix the connection (It's been broken for over a year) or did yo have to use the hack where you first connect withings to fitbit and then fitbit to Zwift? Or are you using the...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By himespau

Does that fork crown look like Merckx? Can't...

Does that fork crown look like Merckx? Can't really tell from the angle, but the drive side almost looks like it says Moser to me.
03-17-21, 11:22 AM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By himespau

That was my solution when one broke off slightly...

That was my solution when one broke off slightly less than flush.
03-16-21, 08:23 AM
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Views: 7,900
Posted By himespau

Is that a sticker you put on a bike that's been...

Is that a sticker you put on a bike that's been repainted (letting you know paint and decals aren't original)? I can't imagine that tubing replacements are common enough that they'd make a sticker...
03-16-21, 06:51 AM
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Posted By himespau

It worked fine for me with an old mixte frame I...

It worked fine for me with an old mixte frame I had I used washers/nuts on both sides of both dropouts to keep the dropouts parallel. With the extra bracing of the mixte, it took a lot of very slow...
03-15-21, 12:46 PM
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Views: 1,235
Posted By himespau

Young person who is already an athlete in another...

Young person who is already an athlete in another sport?
03-15-21, 12:41 PM
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Views: 4,427
Posted By himespau

Yeah, that's what I was confused by. Almost...

Yeah, that's what I was confused by. Almost seemed like he was trying to join a road club with a FS MTB.
03-15-21, 06:49 AM
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Posted By himespau

My wife is still mad at me because, very early on...

My wife is still mad at me because, very early on in the movie when we watched it in the theater, I turned to her and whispered, "do you think he's...<the correct answer about the "twist" regarding...
03-13-21, 12:16 PM
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Posted By himespau

The two times we bought cars together since we've...

The two times we bought cars together since we've been married, I've started out saying a minivan sounded practical, but my wife's 2 absolute, uncrossable lines are no minivans and no station wagons....
03-11-21, 07:28 AM
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Posted By himespau

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990...

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990 Concorde Aquila with the PDM decals and 10 speed Campy ergos will always be the epitome of style. Especially with that triple on the front. :D
03-10-21, 12:39 PM
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Posted By himespau

My cone and bearing campagnolo hubs will last...

My cone and bearing campagnolo hubs will last until after I can no longer get parts to keep the rest of the 10 speed system running.
03-08-21, 01:26 PM
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Posted By himespau

Yeah, it might be different since a lot of these...

Yeah, it might be different since a lot of these are kids living with their parents and taking college semi-remotely this year due to Covid (coming in for lab classes and staying at home to do the...
03-08-21, 12:38 PM
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Posted By himespau

Yeah, I'd hope so. Given that I'm in the south...

Yeah, I'd hope so. Given that I'm in the south and I have parents still writing me asking me to excuse their kid from class because they're not feeling well, I'm more worried about some...
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 12:08 PM
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Posted By himespau

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03-08-21, 11:36 AM
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Posted By himespau

Today was reminder number umpteen-whatever that...

Today was reminder number umpteen-whatever that when I'm mic'ed up and streaming live over the internet and being recorded, things I think I'm muttering under my breath only to myself aren't only to...
02-26-21, 09:39 AM
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Posted By himespau

Looking into whether my insurance will cover it...

Looking into whether my insurance will cover it since I'm only 41. Doctor referred me so it's valid (to me), but my university has been skimping on benefits to make up for budget shortfalls as...
02-26-21, 09:20 AM
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Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

And the fact that there's no coasting. Even in...

And the fact that there's no coasting. Even in what I thought were long, consistent efforts outside, I only realized how many microbreaks I took (even unintentionally) until I went inside and all...
02-26-21, 07:29 AM
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Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

I can push harder on flats than I can for the...

I can push harder on flats than I can for the same length of time on a climb. Something about how speed is a positive feedback loop for me. I see myself going fast and feel like the hurt is doing...
02-25-21, 03:33 PM
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Posted By himespau

ST500 of that era used caliper brakes. With...

ST500 of that era used caliper brakes. With fenders, you might be able to get a 700cx35 tire on there if you don't want any clearance, but a 32 is more likely. Without could probably go to 38.
02-25-21, 03:14 PM
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Views: 926
Posted By himespau

The FollowMe Tandem...

The FollowMe Tandem (https://www.twowheelingtots.com/followme-tandem-review/) was great for giving me a workout as my son learned how to pedal. Especially when he forgot which way was "helping" and...
02-25-21, 12:08 PM
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Posted By himespau

They don't? I thought I was just too young for...

They don't? I thought I was just too young for that to start. I've had the PSA test a couple times, but I've been told that test has so many false positives that it's not very useful.
02-25-21, 11:00 AM
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Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

There's no way I could hold what Zwift calls my...

There's no way I could hold what Zwift calls my FTP for a full hour, hell, I remember being surprised when they said it was my 20 minute high as I didn't remember staying above that number all that...
02-25-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

I think some way of letting people move down...

I think some way of letting people move down (rolling window of points in the last X number of races moves you down if you do poorly enough, points expire after a certain amount of time but only drop...
02-25-21, 09:03 AM
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Posted By himespau

Got the message through my healthcare system's...

Got the message through my healthcare system's eChart thingy that I forgot I'd been dreading. Even though I'm a bit younger than typical, at my physical 6 weeks ago, my primary care provider put in...
02-25-21, 08:24 AM
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Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

Which makes it sort of funny to me that zwift...

Which makes it sort of funny to me that zwift uses a straight up 95% of the best 20 minutes in any ride as your FTP (and zwiftpower uses the average of your best 3 95% efforts) to determine your race...
02-22-21, 02:08 PM
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Posted By himespau

If there's no divider, I'll often go directly if...

If there's no divider, I'll often go directly if I'm going to their driveway (I usually park on the curb and if they live in the cul de sac park either just before or after it so I'm not screwing...
02-22-21, 01:47 PM
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Posted By himespau

What do you think is the wrong way? They should...

What do you think is the wrong way? They should be going around it counterclockwise just like any other traffic circle/roundabout. Or am I wrong? That's how everyone here does it except a couple...
02-22-21, 12:44 PM
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Views: 356,896
Posted By himespau

I kind of think of it like a video game that's...

I kind of think of it like a video game that's good for me. Is it the same as riding outdoors? Obviously not, but I also don't have to worry about weather, stops, drivers who "didn't see me",...
02-22-21, 10:31 AM
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Views: 356,896
Posted By himespau

I think it's 50,000 m not feet. Either that or...

I think it's 50,000 m not feet. Either that or I'm way overshooting. I need to set it so every workout is AdZ (or better yet Ventoux because it doesn't have the segments to get me to ignore my...
02-20-21, 09:30 PM
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Views: 140,574
Posted By himespau

I'm intrigued by the lug of the stay to the top...

I'm intrigued by the lug of the stay to the top tube. At first I thought that was the stay cap, but that's part of the lug isn't it?
02-19-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

If you make a Fitbit account. Sync your Withings...

If you make a Fitbit account. Sync your Withings Healthmate account with Fitbit and sync your Fitbit account with Zwift, it will automatically update your weight every time it takes a measurement...
02-18-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

Eh, racing is racing. Doing it with a team is...

Eh, racing is racing. Doing it with a team is fun. I know I'm not going to win, so I try to win my group or bridge to the next one, or not lose the sprint or whatever. I've sort of convinced...
02-18-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

The ZRL protocol of having you video yourself...

The ZRL protocol of having you video yourself weighing yourself, then weighing some object (a weight, a gallon of water), then weighing yourself with the weight, then measuring your height all in one...
02-18-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,525
Posted By himespau

Is that wood sticking out of the bottom half of...

Is that wood sticking out of the bottom half of the downtube? Did he try cutting it for some reason (to make it smaller?) and then try to brace it by putting a 2x2 in the downtube and then screwing...
02-18-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

What's wrong with powertap hubs? I really like...

What's wrong with powertap hubs? I really like mine, and it's how I race on zwift (on rollers - with a fork stand at the moment).
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11,584
Views: 2,386,390
Posted By himespau

Been there many times. Was pretty sure that was...

Been there many times. Was pretty sure that was the St. Joe lighthouse, but wasn't 100%.
02-15-21, 09:35 PM
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Views: 356,896
Posted By himespau

Might have to look into that. We got ours at...

Might have to look into that. We got ours at 3.325 7 years ago and last I looked would be losing money with any refinance. If I could bundle a home improvement into that, I really could use some...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By himespau

Shimano Dura Ace EX sticker would definitely say...

Shimano Dura Ace EX sticker would definitely say not bottom of the line. Assuming it's original.
02-12-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,420
Posted By himespau

Me too. Now, if only I can figure out how to set...

Me too. Now, if only I can figure out how to set a default rule where my rides are public and everything else is private. Whenever I go into the settings, I remember how one of my favorite segments...
02-11-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 14,237
Posted By himespau

My best 20 minutes in the last couple months was...

My best 20 minutes in the last couple months was 320 W according to Strava (powertap hub power meter). Injuries (and tumors) and life changes have gotten in the way in the 6-7 years since I was last...
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