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Forum: Commuting
03-29-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,292
Posted By turtle77

I guess my point was that you can get a geared...

I guess my point was that you can get a geared bike and go to SS if you want. It's really not too difficult. But buying all the stuff to go from a dedicated SS bike to a geared bike if you decide...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,292
Posted By turtle77

I made the switch last night! I had kinda...

I made the switch last night!

I had kinda messed up my derailleur/chain while transporting my bike in the back of my gf's car. It was rideable, but acting weird, then the chain came off the front...
03-21-11, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By turtle77

'09 Bianchi Pista.

Hey all,
I need to replace my rear hub bearings in my '09 Pista. Anyone know who makes these hubs? They say Bianchi on them and have sealed bearings, and I thought I heard someone say that they are...
10-17-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,217
Posted By turtle77

Go rent Breakin' and Breakin' 2 Electric...

Go rent Breakin' and Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo. Watch religiously and practice, practice, practice.
08-24-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,028
Posted By turtle77

That pin spanner is for a bottom bracket, no?...

That pin spanner is for a bottom bracket, no? Isn't the OP looking for a tool for the back of the crankarm bolts, or am I missing something?
Forum: Commuting
07-15-08, 02:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,325
Posted By turtle77

Decent "non-clipless" cycling shoe?

I did a search on this and found a series of posts from 2002, and most of the shoes are now outdated. Basically, I'm looking for just regular "normal store" shoes that work decently for cycling. I...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,882
Posted By turtle77

Wow, this is a good one! Please continue to keep...

Wow, this is a good one! Please continue to keep us posted, especially if you get a chance to talk to her. I'd like to know what the **** her problem is!
06-22-08, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By turtle77

Yeah, replace all of the bearings, both loose and...

Yeah, replace all of the bearings, both loose and caged, with loose bearings. And don't just repack the old loose ones as they ovalize with use and once they are even slightly out of their original...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,140
Posted By turtle77

I don't care about the drafting. As someone else...

I don't care about the drafting. As someone else said, it's the fact that they're in my space, sometimes for a considerable amount of time. I don't necessarily want someone that I don't know right...
03-27-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 21,997
Posted By turtle77

I bought a torque wrench for headsets. I stripped...

I bought a torque wrench for headsets. I stripped a headset once because I over-tightened it. I didn't want that to happen again, but at the same time, I was afraid that I may have under-tightened my...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,633
Posted By turtle77

Once I went black, I never went back. Bonus:...

Once I went black, I never went back.

Bonus: really easy to find matching touch-up paint.
03-25-08, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By turtle77

Umm, where did you buy this bike? I would take it...

Umm, where did you buy this bike? I would take it back right away and make sure they correct the problem. There should be NOTHING wrong with a new bike.
Forum: Commuting
03-23-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By turtle77

Yeah, nice job for sure. How do you like the...

Yeah, nice job for sure. How do you like the King hubs? Are they as noisy as a lot of people claim? I have Phil's and they're pretty noisy too.
Forum: Commuting
03-20-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,327
Posted By turtle77

Passive-aggresively smile and say (almost like...

Passive-aggresively smile and say (almost like you were talking to a child whose feelings you were trying to spare) "No, man, don't feel bad - that was really funny. Really great. Keep working - it's...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By turtle77

I think in your case a complete bike is the way...

I think in your case a complete bike is the way to go. It just seems silly to me, especially when you have a tight budget, to throw away $50 - $150 (your estimate) on a build-up. It's also an...
03-10-08, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By turtle77

Ummm, it says the item is "not currently...

Ummm, it says the item is "not currently available" at the bottom of the screen. Sorry to burst the old bubble. Man, that fine print is really gettin' ya...
03-10-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By turtle77

+1 on the Zinn book here. I learned some stuff...

+1 on the Zinn book here. I learned some stuff from it even though I felt like I knew a lot already.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By turtle77

Well, thanks to you for checkin' it out!

Well, thanks to you for checkin' it out!
Forum: Commuting
03-10-08, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By turtle77

C-R-O-S-S--C-H-E-C-K +1 And then...

C-R-O-S-S--C-H-E-C-K

+1

And then smile more.
:D

I had 44c knobbies on this winter (it almost looked like a bona fide MTB), before that, I was running 38's (Serfas Vida), but just bought...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-08, 10:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,534
Posted By turtle77

Man, even without the disc, that's a sexy m.f.er!

Man, even without the disc, that's a sexy m.f.er!
Forum: Commuting
03-10-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,349
Posted By turtle77

Yeah, the day after I took my knobbies off, it...

Yeah, the day after I took my knobbies off, it snowed like crazy and I ended up going down when I swerved to avoid a car that pulled out in front of me (my tires totally slipped). My knee got banged...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-08, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By turtle77

The only thing I can think of (and I used to live...

The only thing I can think of (and I used to live between Lake and 31st on Lyndale) is Fuji-Ya, but that would probably be more of a Japanese steakhouse kind of smell. On Nicollet, you'd start to run...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,296
Posted By turtle77

My friend, you and I have almost the same...

My friend, you and I have almost the same measurements.

Let me give you my experience:

I also wanted a fast commuter/ light touring bike, so I bought a 56cm Cross-Check because I thought a...
Forum: Commuting
02-29-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 25,254
Posted By turtle77

OH. MY. GOD. Please tell me there's a...

OH. MY. GOD.

Please tell me there's a company like this in the States!!

I'm pretty sure there's not, though. :(

And with our exchange rate I certainly won't be able to buy one from them...
02-28-08, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By turtle77

You're opeining a can of worms, my friend. ...

You're opeining a can of worms, my friend.

First of all, yes, you cannot put mountain brake levers on drop bars - as you've discovered, they won't fit. Problem is, you also cannot use road...
01-24-08, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By turtle77

For $25 or even $35, for so many tools, I have to...

For $25 or even $35, for so many tools, I have to question the quality. Anyone have any experience with these that can testify to how well they hold up?
Forum: Commuting
01-23-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,670
Posted By turtle77

Plus, let's be honest, drop bars look cooler...

Plus, let's be honest, drop bars look cooler too...
01-13-08, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By turtle77

Yeah, check your chainring bolts. That's a common...

Yeah, check your chainring bolts. That's a common problem.
Forum: Commuting
01-06-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By turtle77

Nah. He lives in Portland. He may eventually...

Nah. He lives in Portland. He may eventually come back around. :)
Forum: Commuting
12-18-07, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By turtle77

I wouldn't report this to a mod, but I DO think...

I wouldn't report this to a mod, but I DO think it would go better in foo...

Cool trailer, btw.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,249
Posted By turtle77

Hey JoeyBike. After reading a bunch of...

Hey JoeyBike.

After reading a bunch of naysaying blowhard posts and your replies (retorts), plus your blog, all I can say is...

I'd be happy and honored to ride with you anytime.

Common...
11-23-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,124
Posted By turtle77

I've also begun to have the same problem in, say,...

I've also begun to have the same problem in, say, the last two years. Actually, it's not really a problem so much as it is an annoyance, but yeah, it's something I've noticed, and for whatever reason...
11-19-07, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By turtle77

How cheap?

How cheap?
11-19-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,051
Posted By turtle77

quote - dekindy (sig) "What is better than...

quote - dekindy (sig) "What is better than getting your heart rate up and saddle time?"

Ummm, doing it while TOTALLY ROCKING OUT TO SOME ZEPPELIN!!!
Forum: Commuting
11-18-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By turtle77

48 spokes may be a little overkill, but I'm...

48 spokes may be a little overkill, but I'm pretty confident I'll never wear these wheels out.

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r117/pipesmcdougal/surly.jpg
11-17-07, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By turtle77

+1

+1
Forum: Commuting
11-17-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By turtle77

I have a Cross Check with Velocity's and Phil...

I have a Cross Check with Velocity's and Phil Wood hubs.

B-O-M-B-P-R-O-O-F
Forum: Commuting
11-11-07, 11:53 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,188
Posted By turtle77

I too am someone who doesn't like to be honked...

I too am someone who doesn't like to be honked at, because it scares me. If I were used to having people honk all the time, i.e., I lived in a country where this was the norm, I might not think too...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-07, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By turtle77

Yeah, it's really nice. I just rode on it the...

Yeah, it's really nice. I just rode on it the other day. As others have said, though, it does seem pretty unnecessary. I have never had a problem crossing Hiawatha there. I really wish that that...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-07, 11:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,153
Posted By turtle77

Or maybe you and I should go on a date... ...

Or maybe you and I should go on a date...

...and we could introduce our significant others to each other... :D
Forum: Commuting
10-24-07, 08:19 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,253
Posted By turtle77

OMG, my friend, I went to Penn State Beaver for a...

OMG, my friend, I went to Penn State Beaver for a year and a half. I hated it and moved to Boston to finish school (where, coincidentally, I began to commute by bicycle). I CANNOT EVEN COMPREHEND the...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,239
Posted By turtle77

Quick little story: I have been car-free for...

Quick little story:

I have been car-free for several years, but my GF just recently got one, and she usually likes me to drive if we go anywhere. One night, we were going out and we picked up...
08-28-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,093
Posted By turtle77

Okay, so we can agree that a good majority of...

Okay, so we can agree that a good majority of stopping power comes from the front brake, right? So, if there's an impending accident, whether or not one is using just their front brake, the front...
08-07-07, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By turtle77

Thanks for posting. Hopefully they can set an...

Thanks for posting. Hopefully they can set an example for the rest of the world to follow.

:beer:
08-03-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By turtle77

If you don't mind me askin', how heavy are ya?

If you don't mind me askin', how heavy are ya?
07-23-07, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,627
Posted By turtle77

Heh, dumb question... Is it the right size...

Heh, dumb question...

Is it the right size tube?

If yes, I would suggest deflating and re-seating the tube and bead.
07-20-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By turtle77

I have a Surly Cross Check and it feels not much...

I have a Surly Cross Check and it feels not much different than the road bike that it replaced (Specialized Allez comp - hit by a car). Honestly, I feel like, unless you're racing, you don't...
07-20-07, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By turtle77

+1 for the bigger one!

+1 for the bigger one!
07-16-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By turtle77

Check your chainring bolts to see if they're...

Check your chainring bolts to see if they're tight.
07-12-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By turtle77

When was the last time you overhauled/replaced...

When was the last time you overhauled/replaced your pedals?
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