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09-20-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,558
Posted By N2deep

I'm border line deaf and have worn hearing aids...

I'm border line deaf and have worn hearing aids for +15 years. Quality hearing aids are expensive, and IMHO provide minimal benefit to a rider due to the noise the wind makes and more importantly the...
08-25-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,879
Posted By N2deep

I love black coffee and drink a pot or two every...

I love black coffee and drink a pot or two every day from the ole MocaMaster using locally roasted beans. Hot is OK but growing up in the desert we all drink ice coffee, sometimes with a splash of...
08-12-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By N2deep

Do they make that shirt for men too! Discussing...

Do they make that shirt for men too! Discussing parentage issues with a local Dodge Ram Asswipe that likes to skim cyclists. The pendejo stopped at a light and the discussion ensued. Need to learn...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,435
Posted By N2deep

The problem is not getting dropped, it's not...

The problem is not getting dropped, it's not trying!! I had to laugh at myself more than once for jumping out with the young hammer heads only to get dropped within about 5 miles and to recover as...
07-29-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 898
Posted By N2deep

I don't like toggle bolts for many reasons but...

I don't like toggle bolts for many reasons but would use them if I could locate and drill into at least one stud in multiple locations (top and bottom). if not, I suggest locating the bolts on the...
07-22-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By N2deep

That would require arm wrestling the pope. 😂😂😂

That would require arm wrestling the pope. 😂😂😂
07-21-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,083
Posted By N2deep

Ride the GAP, great ride and one of the best rail...

Ride the GAP, great ride and one of the best rail to trails in the USA. Whats your logic for disliking bike or MUTs?
07-17-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By N2deep

If you're not going to re-paint the bike I...

If you're not going to re-paint the bike I suggest washing the bike with soft cotton cloths to preserve as much of the paint as possible. If you still wish to remove more of the rust try either the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By N2deep

Folding these bikes for storage takes a little...

Folding these bikes for storage takes a little effort however unfolding it and getting the seat and bars back to the right spot takes work too. After setting up the bike mark the bars and seat to...
07-12-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,232
Posted By N2deep

Too Funny, Obliviously your definition is...

Too Funny, Obliviously your definition is constrained, or maybe self-absorbed. What happened to this family was not an accident, it was preventable and to call it an accident is a calloused attempt...
07-12-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,232
Posted By N2deep

WRONG, you assume that because it was termed an...

WRONG, you assume that because it was termed an "Accident" that no one was at fault, nothing could be further from the truth, actually it's a lie from the pits of hell designed to let people off the...
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By N2deep

A huge tip of the hat for the courage required to...

A huge tip of the hat for the courage required to ride. My dad was a double amputee, one above and one below the knee. It still amazes me that he hunted and was as active as anyone I know, its much...
07-11-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By N2deep

I experienced the same issue and solved it by...

I experienced the same issue and solved it by adding multiple layers of rim tape. This issue drove me crazy for a while. I took the rim, tire and tube to the LBS for inspection to see if they could...
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By N2deep

Vintage Schwinn W Ape Hangers

My daughter brought home a vintage schwinn with ape hangers. The bike is spotted with surface rust, has a 5 speed cassette and the seat is almost perfect. Any idea of age or value.. its definitely...
06-26-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By N2deep

A determined and organized thief will defeat the...

A determined and organized thief will defeat the lock in seconds, locks are for show. Locks keep the opportunist from grabbing your bike. I believe the trick is to make your bike appear to be cheap...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By N2deep

Absolutely, this!!!

Absolutely, this!!!
06-21-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,345
Posted By N2deep

I experienced the same debacle this summer at our...

I experienced the same debacle this summer at our local Trek Store when trying to buy replacement bottom bracket bearings. The parts I needed were not in stock and they would-could not order from a...
06-16-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,772
Posted By N2deep

Take a shower and jump in the pool before...

Take a shower and jump in the pool before finishing the morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,592
Posted By N2deep

I understand the business model but believe it...

I understand the business model but believe it would be improved if you could submit an offer, Multiple sites have this feature. Just saying, Thanks for your input.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,592
Posted By N2deep

I like pro's closet and buy a lot of...

I like pro's closet and buy a lot of components-mostly wheels from them. My only gripe is that they lack a mechanism/system to make an offer on a bike, especially since some of the bikes have really...
06-15-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By N2deep

Interesting discussion. Buy both wrenches and buy...

Interesting discussion. Buy both wrenches and buy beam types. Beam types are accurate and robust for a home shop, you need to bend or damage one of the beam components to throw them out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,578
Posted By N2deep

Big fan of the chamois creme, I use the small...

Big fan of the chamois creme, I use the small packs when I can find them or use the small disposable contact lens cases/holders if traveling for a couple of days. A case of the lens holders are $5.00...
06-14-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,516
Posted By N2deep

I too have been guilty of a thoughtless act, a...

I too have been guilty of a thoughtless act, a kind reminder to the person that parked this contraption should suffice. At lease he's on two wheels and not driving a cage, a win for us in my book.
06-10-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 769
Posted By N2deep

Almost no one recoups the cost of upgrades so...

Almost no one recoups the cost of upgrades so either sell it as is or keep and upgrade. I assume its got the old shift levers on the down tube and a old 3 x 9 groupset. If you plan to use flatbars...
06-10-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By N2deep

Impressive, nice ride and happy birthday!

Impressive, nice ride and happy birthday!
06-09-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,249
Posted By N2deep

No problem, Our group has several fixies. They...

No problem, Our group has several fixies. They typically stick with the middle pack and seldom jump out with the hammer heads.
06-04-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,731
Posted By N2deep

Over the years Iíve owned multiple Garmin's,...

Over the years Iíve owned multiple Garmin's, boats cars and bikes and a few other brands. IMHO, Garmin makes a great product, has excellent customer service and builds a quality product. Not perfect...
06-01-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,110
Posted By N2deep

No, its an easy fix now, ride it a couple of...

No, its an easy fix now, ride it a couple of hundred mies and the crack propagates circumferentially and its a bigger issue. Think about it, it crackd because its a stress point. Besides skin costs...
06-01-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 618
Posted By N2deep

Congrats for taking on this task. Im sure you'll...

Congrats for taking on this task. Im sure you'll learn a lot. I have zero experience so Im going to pass.

CX wrench has a great rep and tons of real life experience, trust this advise.
Forum: Introductions
05-30-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By N2deep

Welcome, where in Texas? Im in Corpus Christi

Welcome, where in Texas? Im in Corpus Christi
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,676
Posted By N2deep

Interesting points, however I believe the...

Interesting points, however I believe the elimination of the triples is related to suppliers/manufacturers need to evolve the market and to keep new products on the shelf. I would not be surprised to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,676
Posted By N2deep

Not the organized race. The Dirty Dozen Race is...

Not the organized race. The Dirty Dozen Race is an exceptional event for the young and talented, not old Fred's like me. Love watching this race!

Do they still put on the race? Is Danny still...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,676
Posted By N2deep

I still appreciate triples. Due to a lack of a...

I still appreciate triples. Due to a lack of a solid triple with a respectable granny and the hills of Pittsburgh I switched my compact to a sub compact. Yes, larger cassettes are available but who...
05-28-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,494
Posted By N2deep

Love CAD and your skills are amazing. Your bike...

Love CAD and your skills are amazing. Your bike looks like it will fun. Are those Surly racks, front and back? What did you think of the width?
Forum: Asia
05-28-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By N2deep

Try contacting the foreign schools or leaving...

Try contacting the foreign schools or leaving messages along the bike trails.. Most Koreans are welcoming and willing to invite new people into the club.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By N2deep

Best upgrade for me was Absolute Black Mini...

Best upgrade for me was Absolute Black Mini Compact Oval,Chainrings. (48 x 32) for helping this fat ole man up those mountains.
05-27-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By N2deep

Buy nice, buy once, Ortlieb Panniers are the best.

Buy nice, buy once, Ortlieb Panniers are the best.
05-27-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By N2deep

Weight, rolling resistance, profile, quality,...

Weight, rolling resistance, profile, quality, speed, tubeless, price, in that order
05-23-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By N2deep

Probably the most inaccurate method to measure...

Probably the most inaccurate method to measure bolt load is by measuring torque because its dependent on thread flank size, shape, surface finish and about 25 other attributes. Studies have shown...
05-23-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,100
Posted By N2deep

Almost same circumstances, 65 mile coastal ride,...

Almost same circumstances, 65 mile coastal ride, 110 degrees and windy. Drank tons of water but the cramps stopped me about 5 miles from the finish line. Thankfully another rider gave me some pickle...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,684
Posted By N2deep

Wow, Never thought I would have to avert my eyes...

Wow, Never thought I would have to avert my eyes so not to implant that picture in my head, like seeing a plump goddess in a string bikini, but thats the ugliest bike ever..
05-23-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By N2deep

Wow where does the time go? Started reading your...

Wow where does the time go? Started reading your rant(s) and forgot to start my ride! Now its 6:36 and starting this late in the morning will prevent me from stopping at Coffee Waves for that cold...
05-20-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By N2deep

Suspension Stems

I'm thinking about buying one of the two available suspension stems to help smooth out those washboard roads and the expansion joints that clutter up most of the old roads around here. I ride a...
05-19-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,553
Posted By N2deep

Beautiful Bike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You're a...

Beautiful Bike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You're a lucky man!!
05-18-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By N2deep

This past summer I built a gravel bike using a...

This past summer I built a gravel bike using a Straggler frame and an older Shimano 3 x 9 as new groupsets were in the stratosphere if available. The 3 x 9 groupset works flawlessly and parts are...
05-14-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By N2deep

Congrats!!!!!!!!

Congrats!!!!!!!!
05-14-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By N2deep

Congrats :bday:

Congrats :bday:
Forum: Commuting
05-14-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,617
Posted By N2deep

I put mine in a baggie if it starts to rain or...

I put mine in a baggie if it starts to rain or it's too humid and that's only if I decide to wear them at all. It's difficult to hear conversations in the best of conditions and when you add in the...
05-14-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,063
Posted By N2deep

Totally agree A guy in our group used to run his...

Totally agree A guy in our group used to run his front blinker during the club ride and it's annoying and hugely inconsiderate. The guy worked for an insurance company (No Poop) and stated that it...
05-12-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,183
Posted By N2deep

Yep, and the road bike buddies also.. The older...

Yep, and the road bike buddies also.. The older road bikers ride these e-bikes with no shame. Got passed by several last year on our Conquer the Coast Ride (65miles), too funny.
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