Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: himespau
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 7.40 seconds.
08-16-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17,073
Views: 1,199,144
Posted By himespau

OK, I misunderstood. I was just thinking that...

OK, I misunderstood. I was just thinking that feeling burned out plus no immediate events on the horizon = perfect time for a little extra time out of the saddle (or Z2 at most). Another 6 weeks or...
08-16-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By himespau

That's how I did it when I first got my...

That's how I did it when I first got my positioning.
08-16-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17,073
Views: 1,199,144
Posted By himespau

You were saying you were feeling burnt out...

You were saying you were feeling burnt out anyway, right? Is there a specific event you're training toward that you need your fitness to be at a specific level?
Forum: Foo
08-16-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12,361
Views: 2,675,496
Posted By himespau

And I'm not seeing a charge there. 2 protons and...

And I'm not seeing a charge there. 2 protons and 2 electrons (though yes, the electrons should be paired). The bad joke is that Michael Jackson is saying, "He He".
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 601
Posted By himespau

After slipping off flat pedals at on a high speed...

After slipping off flat pedals at on a high speed downhill with traffic giving me very little room on a road with a curb, I'm not particularly interested in not wearing clipless except on slow jaunts...
08-15-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 184
Posted By himespau

Which 8 speed do you have? If memory serves (and...

Which 8 speed do you have? If memory serves (and I'm probably remembering incorrectly) 8 speed Dura Ace rear derailleurs had the same pull ratio as 9 speed rear derailleurs (which would mean you...
08-15-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,201
Posted By himespau

The shop near me that I've found has the best...

The shop near me that I've found has the best mechanics as far as I can tell doesn't sell parts. They only display bikes and a small amount of clothing. Maybe a few water bottles and nutrition...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 487
Posted By himespau

Absolutely. If you're underinflated, you're much...

Absolutely. If you're underinflated, you're much more likely to bottom out on a bump and pinch flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 148
Posted By himespau

As someone whose newest bike was 25 years old...

As someone whose newest bike was 25 years old when I bought it, the used market is more where I'm concerned. Of course, if I stay with my pattern of buying bikes that are at least 25 years old,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 601
Posted By himespau

You know, the bike might not be as much to big...

You know, the bike might not be as much to big for you as it feels right now. Lots of new people get into cycling and think their bike is too big because they can't put their feet on the ground...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 148
Posted By himespau

Fair enough. I have a seatpost that slips...

Fair enough. I have a seatpost that slips occasionally, so the other option isn't perfect either.
08-15-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 394
Posted By himespau

I'd probably add a second velcro strap near the...

I'd probably add a second velcro strap near the QR just to be safe and make sure it doesn't jump from that end, and call it good.
08-15-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By himespau

Are you sure the seatpost didn't slip, causing...

Are you sure the seatpost didn't slip, causing the saddle to be lower than where it was when the fitter set you up? Whenever I have knee pain after a ride, my first check is always to measure center...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 487
Posted By himespau

The easiest thing to do is take series of hex...

The easiest thing to do is take series of hex wrenches and see which is the widest one that you can get clearance all over between your tires and the bike/brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 148
Posted By himespau

I've been afraid of integral seat masts with...

I've been afraid of integral seat masts with proprietary parts for a long time, and threads like this increase that fear. Don't know if it's just because people for whom they work well don't post,...
08-15-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 254
Posted By himespau

Do you want wider wheels/clearance for wider...

Do you want wider wheels/clearance for wider tires and disk brakes? Do you think you might crave them in the future? Go new, because those are things you can't retrofit onto your current frame. If...
Forum: Touring
08-15-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 252
Posted By himespau

I always thought the "start to soften" concern...

I always thought the "start to soften" concern was more about them becoming more permeable to air.

I've seen some people talk about using them as a low weight/small size spare to pack for tubeless...
08-15-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 510
Posted By himespau

Holy wow, that is a big frame. I opened the...

Holy wow, that is a big frame. I opened the thread looking for someone saying they'd found a good deal on a 65 of 66 cm bike and started doing math in my head about how I could fit one (I prefer...
Forum: Foo
08-14-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12,361
Views: 2,675,496
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6...

https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/299374659_10228129563082203_7854008350394278804_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=cyHJR-n09g4AX_PI7KK&_nc_ht=scontent-lga3-1.xx&oh=00_...
08-12-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 353
Posted By himespau

Some heat-shrinkable wrap (squeeze it together...

Some heat-shrinkable wrap (squeeze it together and slide it into one of the sleeves/tubes of heat shrink wire wrap and then heat it up to shrink) might be a good safety precaution to keep from...
08-12-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,151
Posted By himespau

Heck, if you were going to add pegs, you could...

Heck, if you were going to add pegs, you could have more easily just rotated your non-drive side pedal 180 degrees so that the 2 pedals were at the same position and left your feet on them all the...
08-12-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,369
Posted By himespau

:beer:

:beer:
08-11-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,369
Posted By himespau

I have to agree that it looks like that saddle...

I have to agree that it looks like that saddle angle would be uncomfortable for me and everything else might change if that did. On the other hand, if that saddle angle works for you, go for it.
08-11-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 488
Posted By himespau

A cable stop that will fit onto the aero dt...

A cable stop that will fit onto the aero dt shifter braze-on?
08-10-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 509,145
Posted By himespau

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling...

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling down after a group ride that I was supposed to be doing at z2 (yeah right, ride didn't have a set pace and I found a group too tempting not to chase)...
08-10-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,758
Posted By himespau

Given the new trend that super wide forks and...

Given the new trend that super wide forks and seatstays might be more aero, it would seem to allow for fat tires. Allowing fat tires and dropper seatposts at the same time might cause someone at the...
08-10-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By himespau

And here's where you tell us that it still has...

And here's where you tell us that it still has the campus registration sticker on it from the college where you met her and it got stolen (OK, maybe that's too much of a coincidence).
08-10-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,758
Posted By himespau

I'd say he was a big influence on the wider...

I'd say he was a big influence on the wider tires. If nothing else for showing that the perfectly smooth roller as a test for rolling resistance wasn't the be-all and end-all of testing. Not sure...
08-10-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,758
Posted By himespau

Oh, I'm not saying that he cynically...

Oh, I'm not saying that he cynically did/published the research with the sole aim to sell more products, but Mark B had said that magazines were unlikely to go against the norm of what pros were...
08-10-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,758
Posted By himespau

[/list] Unless they're Jan Heine and are...

[/list]
Unless they're Jan Heine and are absolutely convinced the consensus is wrong. I think he's been talking about planing and useful flex almost as long (longer?) than he has the benefits of...
08-10-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 488
Posted By himespau

This was going to be my suggestion as well.

This was going to be my suggestion as well.
08-09-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17,073
Views: 1,199,144
Posted By himespau

hope it's just a sprain and you heal quickly.

hope it's just a sprain and you heal quickly.
08-09-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17,073
Views: 1,199,144
Posted By himespau

Feel better. And take it easy with chest pains...

Feel better. And take it easy with chest pains on the bike. I just found out that a guy I used to ride on Zwift with sometimes a year or so back died in the middle of a Zwift race last week. ...
08-09-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By himespau

That looks like a ton of work to polish all those...

That looks like a ton of work to polish all those welds smooth.
08-08-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 704
Posted By himespau

Great job.

Great job.
08-08-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By himespau

Thanks. I've read about using diluted white...

Thanks. I've read about using diluted white vinegar to green up copper bells, but am not sure if there is a coating on top. Your tarnishing experience says not (all my other Crane bells are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By himespau

+1 get a 2nd opinion. I had a lot of issues with...

+1 get a 2nd opinion. I had a lot of issues with my bikes (things I couldn't fix myself) that I wasn't able to get much improvement on after taking them to a local shop. Finally, moved onto a new...
08-08-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By himespau

I have a copper crane bell that's going on my...

I have a copper crane bell that's going on my next bike build (saddle also has copper rails/rivets. I'm hoping that it will tarnish green with time. Probably some sort of coating (or low copper...
08-08-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,835
Posted By himespau

The value for shiftmates is if you like the...

The value for shiftmates is if you like the mechanism of Campagnolo 10, but want a wider range cassette (Campy 10 only ever supported 29 or 30T big cogs). A Jtek shiftmate allowed you to use...
08-08-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 682
Posted By himespau

I found that the Hincapie shorts fit pretty...

I found that the Hincapie shorts fit pretty similarly (in size anyway) to PI shorts. The Hincapie Signatures had a bit more of a racier fit like the Elite and Pro PI shorts and had a more dense...
08-08-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By himespau

The only risk is that you mentioned Tiagra 10...

The only risk is that you mentioned Tiagra 10 speed. There's nothing particularly wrong with Tiagra 10 speed, but it has a complication. Just about any other Shimano group (you want to keep all of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,232
Posted By himespau

I used to like the Espresso flavor of those, but...

I used to like the Espresso flavor of those, but got tired of the mess if I tried sipping them periodically (too thick for me to take down all at once), so I moved to their Bloks for periodic help...
08-08-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By himespau

Nice looking bike. That tire clearance to your...

Nice looking bike. That tire clearance to your brakes looks...tight. Reminds me of a bike I had once where, when I took it on a dirt road, the dirt added to the tire made it rub on the bottom of...
08-08-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By himespau

Wow, that is nice.

Wow, that is nice.
08-08-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 889
Posted By himespau

Amazing coincidence

Amazing coincidence
08-08-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By himespau

I'm not sure how well a 7-speed transmission...

I'm not sure how well a 7-speed transmission would work with a direct drive trainer. You'd have to find a 7 speed cassette that you could fit on it.
08-07-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 577
Posted By himespau

I know it's not as clean looking (looks very...

I know it's not as clean looking (looks very industrial with the visible welds), but my favorite quill stem is the Nitto Ui-12. Lots of length options, either 0 or -17 degrees (something to check...
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By himespau

I doubt anyone would to go the expense/effort of...

I doubt anyone would to go the expense/effort of taking a bike of that level and repainting/decalling it to make it a fake Bianchi, but I've been known to do some pretty economically unwise things in...
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By himespau

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1460x749/80-wechatimg221_918a093362dd90e535eb3dcd9a5c4c17b0721eac.jpeg...
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By himespau

I had a Concorde Aquila with the PDM paint scheme...

I had a Concorde Aquila with the PDM paint scheme from roughly that era, and it had SLX tubing. I loved that bike. It rode wonderfully until I got hit by a car while riding it. The Squadra was a...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.