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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,437,183
Posted By John Montgomery

Will it FIT on my handlebars? TBD

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/435x500/41a7kuc79nl_ac__ee6aaf599dcdd832367c01e0d2db0639780630ac.jpg Broke before I used it once! Installed last night, found it on the the...
11-05-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By John Montgomery

I was pretty sure some of you guys know...

I was pretty sure some of you guys know EVERYTHING -like the cogs on an old (2000?) Specialized Rockhopper (11 XX XX XX XX XX XX 34) and a 2016 Trek 1.2 (11 XX XX XX XX XX XX XX 28).

My 2008...
11-05-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By John Montgomery

Specifically, what's on those inner cogs: 11...

Specifically, what's on those inner cogs:

11 XX XX XX XX XX XX 34 on my mountain bike, and

11 XX XX XX XX XX XX XX 28 on my road bike...
11-05-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By John Montgomery

Teeth on cogset?

Trying to figure out my gearing/training math, without standing on my head and getting greasy. Is there a good spot to get info on sprockets, specifically 8-speed, 11-34t and 11-28, 9 speed?
...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By John Montgomery

Possibly Less than $200? Wide rear view...

Possibly
Less than $200?

Wide rear view without effort

For me, no

Commuting

Commuting, exercise
11-10-16, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,203
Posted By John Montgomery

Hey, same age as you - 5 months ago TODAY, I...

Hey, same age as you -

5 months ago TODAY, I was 'critically' injured when my bike and I were sent flying, crashed into by a fuel tanker. That's the version I've heard. I'll never actually...
Forum: Foo
11-01-16, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16,971
Views: 941,709
Posted By John Montgomery

That's my step-dad

That's my step-dad
10-28-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By John Montgomery

Trainer advice

Hey folks - just recovering from a bike vs. tanker truck collision 5 months ago :twitchy: (Fractured skull, broken shoulder, ribs, fractured hip) I got out of the wheel chair a month ago, walking is...
11-26-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By John Montgomery

Best book?

I've had 'Richards Bicycle Book' for years and that gave me a good start, but a lot has changed since then -

I'd rather not buy both Zinn books, but I'd like a good reference to keep my MTB, road...
11-11-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By John Montgomery

Raleigh One Way?

Raleigh One Way?
09-13-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By John Montgomery

For starters, so sorry to hear about this! As a...

For starters, so sorry to hear about this! As a fellow Rochesterian middle school teacher/cyclist I feel for you, and what a lousy time of year for it to happen! (Not that there's a GOOD time to get...
09-03-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,520
Posted By John Montgomery

Where the brake levers be at?

Where the brake levers be at?
Forum: Touring
09-02-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By John Montgomery

Good God, he's laid a giant egg!

Good God, he's laid a giant egg!
09-02-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By John Montgomery

That was the first, and only, thing to go wrong...

That was the first, and only, thing to go wrong with my bike (knock on wood). I heard it happen and was lucky enough to find the parts. Tightened them up, trouble-free since.
Forum: Northeast
09-02-10, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By John Montgomery

There are some pretty serious hills on the west...

There are some pretty serious hills on the west side of the bay:

http://www.mapmyride.com/route/us/ny/rochester/194128343749198503
09-02-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By John Montgomery

George Costanza says we got no deal with the...

George Costanza says we got no deal with the squirrels.

btw I hate when that happens.
08-27-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,620
Posted By John Montgomery

http://www.treehugger.com/tree-grows-bike-small.jp...

http://www.treehugger.com/tree-grows-bike-small.jpg
08-27-10, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By John Montgomery

small hole + screw extractor

small hole + screw extractor
08-26-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By John Montgomery

http://www.niagaracycle.com/index.php

http://www.niagaracycle.com/index.php
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 07:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,151
Posted By John Montgomery

I can do that

I can do that
08-26-10, 07:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,054
Posted By John Montgomery

Sixty-some mile charity ride on a refurbished...

Sixty-some mile charity ride on a refurbished curb side Royce Union - took a while since I broke a spoke or two ;-/

Second longest, 57 miles during a Half-Ironman triathlon (had a better bike by...
08-25-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By John Montgomery

No, probably not - and that's an unusual size,...

No, probably not - and that's an unusual size, probably have a tough time finding them, getting tires etc. Issues with brakes reaching the rims, hub widths - ride what you got or get new steel 26s.
08-25-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By John Montgomery

Spend around 20 bucks on tires/tubes from Niagara...

Spend around 20 bucks on tires/tubes from Niagara Cycle, put them on your bent wheels and take it from there, at least you'll be rolling...(?)

And you might try a different bike shop, pretty sure...
08-25-10, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By John Montgomery

Sounds like you need 26 inch wheels. I would...

Sounds like you need 26 inch wheels. I would highly recommend discussing this with your local bike shop, since there are so many ways to go wrong buying used wheels.
08-25-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By John Montgomery

Nature of the beast - they're always tough to get...

Nature of the beast - they're always tough to get off. The only thing you can do is get a good coating of grease or anti-seize on the threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By John Montgomery

I'm used to the 44cm bars on my Raleigh - the...

I'm used to the 44cm bars on my Raleigh - the 38cm bars on my 'new' 70s era Schwinn feel ridiculously narrow!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 16,470
Posted By John Montgomery

thanks for spoiling the 3 pieces of pizza I just...

thanks for spoiling the 3 pieces of pizza I just ate.
08-25-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By John Montgomery

Hmmm is this a cross-chain issue; are you trying...

Hmmm is this a cross-chain issue; are you trying to go big chainring / big cogs?
Forum: Commuting
08-24-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,766
Posted By John Montgomery

Threads Per Inch - I worry more about PSI

Threads Per Inch - I worry more about PSI
08-24-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By John Montgomery

ICE! Freeze a cup of water and use the ice on...

ICE! Freeze a cup of water and use the ice on your knee while you're hanging watching TV. You say it's so take anti-inflammatories, ice, ride and repeat.
08-21-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,868
Posted By John Montgomery

I've done some minor jobs with the bike hanging...

I've done some minor jobs with the bike hanging from the car rack.
08-20-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By John Montgomery

Track stand

Any advice on how to get better at this? It's a traffic thing; if I slow way down far enough before an intersection I can generally time it but the occasional long red light has me wobbling and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-10, 10:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,612
Posted By John Montgomery

Yeah, I remember when you bought that bike; you...

Yeah, I remember when you bought that bike; you got a screamin' deal on it, right?
Forum: Foo
08-19-10, 10:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 66,600
Posted By John Montgomery

Do you use the Ronco Bass-omatic? Vanilla...

Do you use the Ronco Bass-omatic?

Vanilla porter w/ vanilla vodka......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,485
Posted By John Montgomery

I miss Ashleigh. When's the service? I'll ride my...

I miss Ashleigh. When's the service? I'll ride my road bike there.
08-19-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By John Montgomery

I wish! Not spending $20 plus shipping for a tool...

I wish! Not spending $20 plus shipping for a tool I probably won't use again - no luck w/ disassembly, guess it's a trip to the LBS after all...
08-18-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By John Montgomery

It's toast, so I think I'll beat on it w/ a...

It's toast, so I think I'll beat on it w/ a hammer and punch; LBS as a last resort. Thanks for the tool link - not wrenching as much as I used to but I bookmarked it.
08-18-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By John Montgomery

Freewheel removal -

WITHOUT the exact tool....

It's a 'Maillard' freewheel from a 70s era Schwinn - I have 3 freewheel removers but none of them fit. I don't want to buy a tool just for this, don't even know if I...
08-18-10, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By John Montgomery

I'm a believer in the 'easy start' warm up, which...

I'm a believer in the 'easy start' warm up, which is really not a separate thing, just low intensity early on. If you're on a multi-speed bike (?) spin easier gears than usual 'til you feel warmed up,
Forum: Commuting
08-18-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,291
Posted By John Montgomery

I recently went from 'On your left' to 'DING' and...

I recently went from 'On your left' to 'DING' and the bell is the clear winner - must make the walkers think of ice cream, they're usually smiling when I go by now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By John Montgomery

I like Bike for the photos, and Bicycle Times for...

I like Bike for the photos, and Bicycle Times for the down to earth, regular rider vibe. Too much emphasis on the super expensive Unobtainium bikes in the other mags.
08-18-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,003
Posted By John Montgomery

I've done a 20 mile round trip commute, fixed...

I've done a 20 mile round trip commute, fixed gear, a bunch of times. Come to think of it, I've never done the commute on anything but my FG. Go for it!
08-17-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By John Montgomery

It's a spoke protector - too bad, I just tossed a...

It's a spoke protector - too bad, I just tossed a metal one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,148
Posted By John Montgomery

Here's one: riding rollers in my garage when my...

Here's one: riding rollers in my garage when my kids were little - neighbor kids messing with my son, yelled and lost my concentration, went down on the concrete, cracked a rib (I think, it hurt!)....
Forum: Commuting
08-17-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By John Montgomery

I'd want some epoxy or something in there.

I'd want some epoxy or something in there.
08-17-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 149,061
Posted By John Montgomery

George Costanza.

George Costanza.
08-17-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,339
Posted By John Montgomery

Can you run the Mac off a hub generator, and...

Can you run the Mac off a hub generator, and mount the keyboard/mouse on the bars? Then you could be on Bike Forums while riding! (I'm at least partly serious here, that would rock!):lol:
08-17-10, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By John Montgomery

Where did you get your certification? I need to...

Where did you get your certification? I need to take that course, I'm just doing it as an independent study.

I have no help to offer, I'm wrestling with my FD too so I'm here in a show of...
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By John Montgomery

Looks a lot like my Continental

Looks a lot like my Continental
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