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Posted By Tman1965

More to read: All About Box Squats - Bret...

More to read:
All About Box Squats - Bret Contreras (http://bretcontreras.com/all-about-box-squats/)
Traditional Squat vs Powerlifting Squat vs Box Squat - Bret Contreras...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-30-15, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Tman1965

I emailed them yesterday night, got the answer...

I emailed them yesterday night, got the answer this morning:thumb:
09-30-15, 05:28 AM
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Posted By Tman1965

Video, or it didn't happen...:D

Video, or it didn't happen...:D
09-29-15, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Tman1965

That! Or the cheap version 3M Temflex 2155 Rubber...

That! Or the cheap version 3M Temflex 2155 Rubber Splicing Tape $2.50 at the big orange store.
09-29-15, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By Tman1965

Tektro Dual Pivots aren't bad. Tektro also makes...

Tektro Dual Pivots aren't bad. Tektro also makes the cheaper Campy brakes. But some of the cheap bikes don't have dual pivot or some noname stuff.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-15, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,370
Posted By Tman1965

I want to use the bike for my commute. When I'm...

I want to use the bike for my commute. When I'm lazy or the weather is too nice I will use the bus for a part of the route. Most buses here (Atlanta) have bike carriers, but one of the shuttle routes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,370
Posted By Tman1965

I paid $306 at Jet.com (had a $15 code). For that...

I paid $306 at Jet.com (had a $15 code). For that price the bike is definitely fine. The weakest point is probably the brakes (Ari mentioned that already). It's difficult to adjust them, that they...
09-29-15, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Tman1965

That would be nice, but sadly it ain't so. Out...

That would be nice, but sadly it ain't so.
Out of the cheap brakes, v-brakes usually work the best. Cheap caliper brakes generally suck, i.e. they slow down the bike, but it might take half a mile....
09-29-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,398
Posted By Tman1965

If you replace "slow-twitch" with "fast-twitch"...

If you replace "slow-twitch" with "fast-twitch" and vice versa then your post makes more sense. ;)
09-29-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,398
Posted By Tman1965

Is your rowing machine a Concept II? Use Watts...

Is your rowing machine a Concept II?
Use Watts Calculator (http://www.concept2.com/indoor-rowers/training/calculators/watts-calculator) on their website.
If you can't get to at least 150 Watts...
09-29-15, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Tman1965

Shimano RS81 C24, 1530g less than $500. Never had...

Shimano RS81 C24, 1530g less than $500. Never had any problem with any Shimano wheel and I'm 200+lbs.
09-29-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Tman1965

Heaven is a bicycle coop. Make one out of three...

Heaven is a bicycle coop. Make one out of three and give it away for $20 to people who need a ride. Whatever parts are usable go in the parts bins, where people can grab stuff for fixing their bikes.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Tman1965

Hi Ari, my legs are too long or the seat post...

Hi Ari,
my legs are too long or the seat post that I got is too short. I can set the saddle only to 29.5" (75cm) c-BB top saddle. On my road bike I have 79cm. But not a big deal, because the bike is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,370
Posted By Tman1965

The manual that comes with the bike is an...

The manual that comes with the bike is an universal manual for all Vilano bikes. There is no sticker or anything about a weight limit on the frame.
I think you need to ask the manufacturer.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,370
Posted By Tman1965

I got mine. The bathroom scale claims 32lbs for...

I got mine. The bathroom scale claims 32lbs for the bike out of the box.
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Posted By Tman1965

:love::popcorn:beer::love:

:love::popcorn:beer::love:
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Posted By Tman1965

:love::beer::backpedal::love:

:love::beer::backpedal::love:
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Posted By Tman1965

:pI already agreed with you.:p:beer:

:pI already agreed with you.:p:beer:
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Posted By Tman1965

At least Manchester doesn't seem to care: Safety...

At least Manchester doesn't seem to care: Safety Information (http://www.nationalcyclingcentre.com/track/safety-information/)

nor London Lee Valey: VeloPark Rules and Regulations...
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Posted By Tman1965

not exactly Shimano's idea: Dear...

not exactly Shimano's idea:



Dear Carleton,
You seem seem to have a reading comprehension problem. Where did you read that SPD-R is the same as SPD-MTB?
(similar≠same)
Nevertheless if you...
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Posted By Tman1965

I don't think that there is any general rule...

I don't think that there is any general rule about MTB pedals. It's perfectly fine to use them, neither UCI, USAC nor ATRA have anything against it.

I have always ridden Shimano SPD MTB on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,370
Posted By Tman1965

Hi Ari, Thank you for the info. I've ordered...

Hi Ari,
Thank you for the info. I've ordered one, it shall arrive on Tuesday.

Thomas
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,370
Posted By Tman1965

Hi Ari, I'm interested in the bike. Could you...

Hi Ari,
I'm interested in the bike. Could you do me a favor and post some dimensions: seat tube, (virtual) top tube.
I'm 6ft. Would it nbe big enough?

Thanks
Thomas
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Posted By Tman1965

On the velodrome you will never have to slow down...

On the velodrome you will never have to slow down as hard as on the road (at least it shouldn't happen). But that doesn't help you with your road usage.

The Mavic Zxelliums are pretty much Time...
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Posted By Tman1965

I bought it for a different purpose (using very...

I bought it for a different purpose (using very short cranks). It works fine for that. Chainline is okay, but I'm not that super picky in this regard (+-2mm is fine for me).
I just wanted to show...
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Posted By Tman1965

I bought a Bdop this year: 456031 456029 ...

I bought a Bdop this year:
456031
456029
456032
As you can see it doesn't correct the chainline. It places the chainwheel pretty much in the middle. Seems to be nicely made. Arrived in 2 days,...
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Posted By Tman1965

True, true, but the only thing that propels you...

True, true, but the only thing that propels you forward are the forces at your rear wheel. It might be good for one's ego to know that you have 10 watts more at the pedals but they are not going to...
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Posted By Tman1965

Sandbags are a safe option if you ever feel like...

Sandbags are a safe option if you ever feel like adding weight.
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Posted By Tman1965

How could we live not to mention ride without the...

How could we live not to mention ride without the strength of tapered head tubes?
The increased stiffness helps to keep track better and channels the flow of power directly where it belongs...
...
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Posted By Tman1965

Andy Coggan has some articles about the pursuit...

Andy Coggan has some articles about the pursuit on his blog. Especially part 3 (http://www.trainingandracingwithapowermeter.com/2010/05/demands-of-individual-pursuit-part-3.html) is about pacing...
09-18-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,649
Posted By Tman1965

You want to go light? Find a Jamis Sonik from...

You want to go light?
Find a Jamis Sonik from 2010 or 2011: 14.75lbs
They were a bargain: American Classic 420 Aero Track wheel set, FSA Carbon cranks, Deda stem and bar

The newer ones have...
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Views: 1,146
Posted By Tman1965

Source? You know the science game:50: All I...

Source? You know the science game:50:

All I can find says "possibly" or "perhaps" like your image, not too too much for a claim. Even Centre National de Ressources Textuelles et Lexicales...
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Posted By Tman1965

Ahja, wirklich? Wenn ich mich so recht entsinne,...

Ahja, wirklich? Wenn ich mich so recht entsinne, nennt sich der "Track" "Radrennbahn". And according to
even track has french origin.
And considering that the Brits had her their first "track",...
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Posted By Tman1965

:thumb: and this too: WAXING!! no dirty paws...

:thumb:

and this too: WAXING!! no dirty paws from changing gears:love:
08-27-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Tman1965

Nope, it's not Shimano it's Birkenstock! No...

Nope, it's not Shimano it's Birkenstock! No cleats!
08-25-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Tman1965

"losing a lot of power on the hills????" Try...

"losing a lot of power on the hills????"
Try this:
http://www.tour-magazin.de/typo3temp/pics/2_197585be92.jpg

Cristoph Fuhrbach: World Record 21,060m (meters!) elevation in 24h (that's 69,094...
08-25-14, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Tman1965

+1! Pendy, but they last long.

+1!
Pendy, but they last long.
08-25-14, 08:51 PM
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Views: 747
Posted By Tman1965

Apart from the fact that I did not say that there...

Apart from the fact that I did not say that there is no pulling at all let's have a look at some physics (because reading scientific studies seems to be too much for some)

Let's keep it simple and...
08-23-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By Tman1965

Though you might like to believe that you were...

Though you might like to believe that you were pulling up a lot, it's not the case. Pretty much all studies show that there is no significant contribution by pulling.

Like Bandera already said:...
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Posted By Tman1965

My knees are making noises for 30 years now. It...

My knees are making noises for 30 years now. It sounds as if they were was sand in the joint. It doesn't hurt, the doctor can't find anything.... so what..

Stopping technique, that's easy: Don't...
03-19-14, 04:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,330
Posted By Tman1965

No, I wouldn't recommend that! Do it like the...

No, I wouldn't recommend that!
Do it like the pros!
Put Vaseline on your feet, fill your new shoes with silicone caulk, step in and...... wait!
They will fit like custom tailored and it doesn't...
03-18-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,407
Posted By Tman1965

Guten Abend from Atlanta, United States. You...

Guten Abend from Atlanta, United States.
You didn't forget a few little things that about your bike import?
like
Drittlandszollsatz (gültig u.a. für USA): 15 % tariff for import from 3rd...
03-15-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,467
Posted By Tman1965

Like Tejano said: The problem is the aluminum...

Like Tejano said: The problem is the aluminum nut. I used an aluminum skewer with a steel insert, but eventually it worked it's way through the aluminum. Luckily I saw that early enough. Since then...
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Views: 625
Posted By Tman1965

Quick reply

About the frontwheel:
I run either a 16 spoke Shimano road or 20 spoke American Classic track front wheel with my 175+lbs.
No problems so far.
But then again, I'm a beginner, not a sprinter.
And...
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Views: 4,367
Posted By Tman1965

:eek:**********:eek: My 2009 Jamis Sonik came...

:eek:**********:eek:
My 2009 Jamis Sonik came with the FSA Carbon crankset. The spider doesnt hit the chainstays at all.
What's a large chainring? 52 teeth isn't a problem on the Sonik with the FSA...
08-05-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,855
Posted By Tman1965

You have never welded any aluminum and you didn't...

You have never welded any aluminum and you didn't read enough of the books.

1. valid
2. frame tubing is only 0.085", not much to grind
3. if you want do to 4. then 4043 is pretty much your only...
08-04-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,855
Posted By Tman1965

Don't do that! :eek: The advice isn't good, not...

Don't do that! :eek:
The advice isn't good, not to say it's sh****.

It's obvious, that singlespd neither went to welding school for the theoretical part, nor did he ever weld any aluminum alloys....
07-22-13, 07:53 PM
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Views: 2,225
Posted By Tman1965

Bcycle Coop

Look for a local bike coop.
They have the tools and more important some people, that are willing to tell you how it's done.
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Views: 711
Posted By Tman1965

Old tip, but always good!...

Old tip, but always good! (http://sheldonbrown.com/chainclean.html)

This is the cure for every chain.

But apart from that, are you sure that it's not your drivetrain? I expect the Zen chainring...
07-15-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,530
Posted By Tman1965

Post a pic of yourself on the bike. Otherwise...

Post a pic of yourself on the bike. Otherwise it's difficult to give you any advice.
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