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05-01-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By hbsyncro

Good score. Didn't know Mongoose made a cargo...

Good score. Didn't know Mongoose made a cargo bike
05-01-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By hbsyncro

Cool bike and $300! Unreal. That is a bakfiets...

Cool bike and $300! Unreal. That is a bakfiets and are very popular in The Netherlands. It translates to box bike and is used for hauling all kinds of stuff including kids. Many of them have...
04-25-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By hbsyncro

Super clean. Gotta love the white hoods!

Super clean. Gotta love the white hoods!
Forum: Commuting
03-27-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By hbsyncro

Whoa! Getting up at 0350 is gonna hurt no matter...

Whoa! Getting up at 0350 is gonna hurt no matter what, but is obviously exaggerated by moving the time forward. For me the only thing that has really changed is the amount of light on the ride...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,507
Posted By hbsyncro

Once it gets above ZERO? Holy cow, that is hard...

Once it gets above ZERO? Holy cow, that is hard core!
03-08-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,109
Posted By hbsyncro

Yes, I hear you. I remember when I found...

Yes, I hear you. I remember when I found steephill.tv and was enthralled with this strange site. All the great info and the spoiler alerts were great. He really must have been doing it for the...
03-06-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By hbsyncro

Disc brake debate

Well I guess the disc brake debate in the pro peloton has been over for a while now. I wonder if there were any riders at all in SB with rim brakes? When the debate was happening I had to chuckle...
03-05-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,109
Posted By hbsyncro

YouTube, GCN, Lanterne Rouge and Horners Butterly...

YouTube, GCN, Lanterne Rouge and Horners Butterly Effect.
03-05-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By hbsyncro

I have been using Shimano SPDs since they came...

I have been using Shimano SPDs since they came out. I actually still have those pedals and they are going strong (rebuilt once). Those first models had no float. Anyway, I have 6 bikes and they...
03-03-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By hbsyncro

I have a Bolle helmet with a red light in back. ...

I have a Bolle helmet with a red light in back. Not sure if they make it anymore. Darn thing would always turn on when not needed and run out of batteries. It was not rechargeable.
03-03-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,924
Posted By hbsyncro

Remember if the sun is low in the sky and at your...

Remember if the sun is low in the sky and at your back, it is shining in the eyes of oncoming traffic.
03-03-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,252
Posted By hbsyncro

King Ti cages are awesome and I have some cheap...

King Ti cages are awesome and I have some cheap Blackburns that you can bend a bit and have never lost a bottle on quite a few 24 hour mtb races.
Forum: Commuting
03-01-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By hbsyncro

As a motorist driving at night I do not get...

As a motorist driving at night I do not get annoyed at flashing red tail lights, but white flashing strobes coming at me are a different story.
03-01-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By hbsyncro

80 psi and I haven't ridden them yet. These are...

80 psi and I haven't ridden them yet. These are probably the best tires I have ever had. We will see.
03-01-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,439
Posted By hbsyncro

Great job. Gotta love Ti.

Great job. Gotta love Ti.
Forum: Commuting
03-01-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By hbsyncro

My current light set up are by Cygolite. I find...

My current light set up are by Cygolite. I find these lights basically indestructible and a great value. My front light is the Dash Pro 600 USB. I wanted the smallest rechargeable light that was...
03-01-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By hbsyncro

So I got a great deal on a pair of 28mm Conti...

So I got a great deal on a pair of 28mm Conti GP5000s with cream side walls. I put them on the Mavic Open 4CDs and they fit on my Basso frame no problem. The tires mic out at 25.5 on those rims. ...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By hbsyncro

White blinky why?

I still don't truly understand why people ride in the dark with the crazy bright flash modes on their forward facing lights. I get the rear flashing red lights and I get the front white flashing...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,512
Posted By hbsyncro

I have recently noticed that the semi-separated...

I have recently noticed that the semi-separated bike lane on my commute has its own little loop and it works every single time no matter where you stop on it. I wonder if it is more sensitive for...
02-21-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By hbsyncro

Ok thanks for the measurement. I think I am...

Ok thanks for the measurement. I think I am going to go for it and figured I might have to deflate to bypass pads.
Forum: Commuting
02-20-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,277
Posted By hbsyncro

I see the same red VW bug every day heading in...

I see the same red VW bug every day heading in the same direction. I can tell if I am running behind or ahead of schedule depending on where I see her on the road :)
02-20-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 478,627
Posted By hbsyncro

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x640/monark_961c3d0e8cde67295c2b2dfdda971eb45b81440f.jpg
02-20-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By hbsyncro

Max tire width

I need new tires and I want to get a set of Conti GP 5000 28s and I am pretty sure they will fit in my 91 Basso Paris Roubaix, but I thought I would ask here first. What is the widest tire people...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,561
Posted By hbsyncro

Conti Gator Hardshells for the win.

Conti Gator Hardshells for the win.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,144
Posted By hbsyncro

Speeding through a turn and thinking you have...

Speeding through a turn and thinking you have super bike handling skills is a curse.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 286,828
Posted By hbsyncro

Found a surfboard. It was in a board bag, but...

Found a surfboard. It was in a board bag, but had been obviously run over by the cars behind the car it flew off of. I was able to salvage the leash and quad fin set. Board and bag were toast.
02-14-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,712
Posted By hbsyncro

Sweet bike. The commitment is inspiring.

Sweet bike. The commitment is inspiring.
09-08-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By hbsyncro

shifting problem mtb

having some trouble with my mtb shifting and need some help. btw, i am a decent mechanic, but not an expert. the set up i am running is shimano xtr m 966 dual control brake (hydraulic) / shift...
09-07-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By hbsyncro

no love for a little cog

not sure whether to post this in mechanics or here, but i figure mtb'ers would probably know the answer. the set up i am running is shimano xtr m 966 dual control brake (hydraulic) / shift levers...
10-29-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,112
Posted By hbsyncro

i deflated the tires and checked. all seems...

i deflated the tires and checked. all seems good. there are some spots where the tire comes slightly away from the rim, but it is very minor and doesn't seem like this could be the problem. pumped...
10-28-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,112
Posted By hbsyncro

its not the valve stem. the noise is once per...

its not the valve stem. the noise is once per revolution, but the valve is not down when the noise occurs. i'll deflate and check area. i'll uae a higher psi after and see if it goes away. i'll...
10-28-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,553
Posted By hbsyncro

i made my own with an old cage. drilled out the...

i made my own with an old cage. drilled out the hole a little and put the stem bolt through. looks sweet.
10-28-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,112
Posted By hbsyncro

tubular tire noise

just about finished with my 1984 masi restoration. fiamme hard silver wheels with vittoria competition rally sew ups (cheap from nashbar). i am not very experienced gluing tubulars, but followed...
09-28-09, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By hbsyncro

old rider back/tubless ?

back into mtb after 20 years. bought a sweet hard tail w/ fox forx and xtr, including hydraulic brakes. the bike has bontrager xxx lite rims with maxxis larsen tires and is set up tubless. from...
09-17-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By hbsyncro

shimano chain & chain tool ?

i am interested in purchasing a new chain and i am looking at the shimano dura ace/xtr cn-7701. i have read a few articles/reviews about the requied chain tool, but alas i am still confused. i have...
09-05-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By hbsyncro

i know they require a lot of cash, but it looks...

i know they require a lot of cash, but it looks like it won't be a problem.
08-05-09, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By hbsyncro

cx rules (as in legal, not *****en)

if you pass the pit and then have a problem, can you run backwards on the course or do you have to go all the way around until you come the pit again?
Forum: Triathlon
08-04-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By hbsyncro

kona on a cruiser

a while back in competitor magazine there was a small story about a guy who did kona on a cruiser with a basket and finished with a pretty decent time. anybody know his name?
07-29-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,171
Posted By hbsyncro

my lbs owner works 7 days a week and has a hard...

my lbs owner works 7 days a week and has a hard time getting experienced help. shop is closed on mon., but he is always there wrenching.
07-17-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By hbsyncro

original is always better, even if it looks...

original is always better, even if it looks "crappy".
07-17-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By hbsyncro

bicyclewheelwarehouse.com

bicyclewheelwarehouse.com
07-17-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By hbsyncro

borrow a set when you get there.

borrow a set when you get there.
07-17-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By hbsyncro

go very early in the morning.

go very early in the morning.
07-09-09, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By hbsyncro

i'm from orange county, but when ever we camp at...

i'm from orange county, but when ever we camp at leo carillo i take my bike and this last trip i rode yerba buena from pch. nice climb. as i was traversing the ridge and beginning the descent i...
07-06-09, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,070
Posted By hbsyncro

check nashbar.com for the nashbar transition...

check nashbar.com for the nashbar transition tires. they are cheap and work great. i have them in 35c and they have lots of other well priced tires.
07-02-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By hbsyncro

http://www.nashbar.com

http://www.nashbar.com
07-02-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,191
Posted By hbsyncro

had the same problem once and the pulleys looked...

had the same problem once and the pulleys looked good. replaced them anyways and the problem went away.
07-02-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,894
Posted By hbsyncro

wheel building is pretty easy. i'd just do it...

wheel building is pretty easy. i'd just do it with the xtr unless you have $ to burn to buy more stuff. rear or front? sheldon brown has a good guide and there are others too. i get my spokes...
07-02-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,492
Posted By hbsyncro

don't get bars w/anatomical drops.

don't get bars w/anatomical drops.
07-02-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,209
Posted By hbsyncro

ahh....the old liberty bell trick.

ahh....the old liberty bell trick.
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