Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: abshipp
Showing results 1 to 50 of 74
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I had acquired an Ishiwata-crown fork from a Trek...

I had acquired an Ishiwata-crown fork from a Trek before learning about the failure issue, so I never did anything with it.

After a couple years of owning it, I put it in to the recycling last...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

In diametrical opposition to Seeds' bikes, my...

In diametrical opposition to Seeds' bikes, my bright orange bike is going to be even shinier and obnoxious once today's minor wallet fire arrives:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I always hate it a little bit when Amazon is...

I always hate it a little bit when Amazon is really the best option. I have been wanting a docking station for my Surface and they were the best option for a new item with reasonably fast shipping.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

My truck had a emissions CEL that I couldn't fix...

My truck had a emissions CEL that I couldn't fix myself but didn't want to pay to have a shop diagnose and repair so it was always on. The tire pressure monitoring system was also unhappy in some way...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

A lady I know has a pink Alpe d'Huez that I covet...

A lady I know has a pink Alpe d'Huez that I covet greatly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Truck is sold!

Truck is sold!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Also: ...

Also:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/four_loko_1605640273_dd6192133919684a9c103821eba451750edab9e6.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-23, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I managed to get up early enough to be on the...

I managed to get up early enough to be on the bike at sunrise yesterday:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_2987_d13694cce00b196998fc37408228dacdf79cfc73.jpg

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Counter -> fridge -> cabinet. Itís just a...

Counter -> fridge -> cabinet.

Itís just a new spot for her.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Sippi learned a new one last week :rolleyes: ...

Sippi learned a new one last week :rolleyes:


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2944_292268fb95986a62a7f99387f95f481d3aab0825.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-23, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Oh boy. Time to load up the truck and get some...

Oh boy. Time to load up the truck and get some scrap money!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

$100 power meter crankset should only cost me...

$100 power meter crankset should only cost me about $160 total to put on the bike with chainrings and BB.

Did I get a good deal?

Shame about the red logos.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I started listening to them in high school. Had a...

I started listening to them in high school. Had a fairly large 2.1 system in my bedroom. If my parents were out of the house I would turn it up and shake stuff off of the walls.

I mean, how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Yep, some residual effects today as well. ...

Yep, some residual effects today as well.

Hearing my voice reverberating through my head is not a pleasant experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-23, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Got on my road bike for the first time in a few...

Got on my road bike for the first time in a few weeks last night and wow is it disappointing how fast fitness disappears.

I did put on a set of 28mm GP5000 clinchers a little bit ago. Seem like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Maybe the shop didn't check the wheel dish after...

Maybe the shop didn't check the wheel dish after they trued it.

Do some curb drops in your neighborhood to test the frame integrity. If it yields more you can always say you hit a pothole...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-23, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Found out how an ACL repair is done via pictures...

Found out how an ACL repair is done via pictures of the inside of my wife's knee at their surgery follow up this afternoon. That was fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

That really sucks. What a pretty paint color,...

That really sucks. What a pretty paint color, too.

The difference in clearance between these pictures is striking. Is the wheel that much out of true or is the seatstay bent inside towards the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Fixed. You're a vulnerable road user so you can...

Fixed. You're a vulnerable road user so you can break rules designed for car traffic whenever you want in the interest of safety.

Sorry you had to deal with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Up at 5 to take in-laws to the airport, so I went...

Up at 5 to take in-laws to the airport, so I went for a quick ride before I head to work.

60 degrees feels so nice! The amount of long sleeve jerseys I saw was entertaining.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

How's the B gap? Maybe half a turn in on the B...

How's the B gap? Maybe half a turn in on the B screw to give some more space for the chain to jump up on the cog?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Wifeís surgery went really well today. Itís...

Wifeís surgery went really well today.

Itís weird going from the initial injury up to this morning; seeing them get stronger and stronger and walking in to the hospital, and then being wheeled out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

For me, too. Wife's surgery is Wednesday AM....

For me, too.

Wife's surgery is Wednesday AM. In-laws get here tonight and leave Saturday.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

There's a local organization called Upstate...

There's a local organization called Upstate Forever (https://www.upstateforever.org/) that does a lot of conservation and planning work and they announced what they're calling their "Citizens...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I've been in the Southeast for over 2 years and...

I've been in the Southeast for over 2 years and still have not made the pilgrimage.

Might at some point, but also might not ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

About 250g.

About 250g.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

It is the correct side to fall on. Chapeau! ...

It is the correct side to fall on. Chapeau!



I smashed my knee pretty good riding my mountain bike a few months ago. Took maybe 2 months before it felt normal again. I've got a pretty sweet...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Here's Frankie while we're all waiting: ...

Here's Frankie while we're all waiting:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x2000/img_2705_172417e34e14b17d413eb6b49d0822461ba7e9ca.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Glad somebody said it. Garish.

Glad somebody said it.

Garish.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Throwing clay! ...

Throwing clay!


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2746_51dd42424bd1264a4a155dbb1ed6ab9604d1b2c2.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I have a 2011 extended cab Colorado with a 6'...

I have a 2011 extended cab Colorado with a 6' bed. It's still too big for my tastes but light trucks like it are the most that lots of people would ever need. The most I've used the bed on a daily...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

It's not just because you can't see out of them,...

It's not just because you can't see out of them, it's because if a vehicle with a tall flat grill hits you, you're going to get knocked down and immediately run over. Low hoods force you up and over...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-23, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

For me it's always my calves when I go to bed and...

For me it's always my calves when I go to bed and stretch out a little bit too much. Or even better, when it's in the middle of the night and I forgot what I did to myself earlier.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-23, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I'm actually right there with you.

I'm actually right there with you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

You could take a bit of the edge off by selling...

You could take a bit of the edge off by selling the wheels it comes with.

Zipp 303 are nice :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

frameworkbicycles.com...

frameworkbicycles.com (https://frameworkbicycles.com/)

I love this guy's approach to material choice and manufacturing methods. Custom filament wound tubes, billet machined metal bits, and an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I finally got back out on my mountain bike...

I finally got back out on my mountain bike yesterday. I basically havenít ridden it in about 2 months - the woods in the summer are brutally hot and humid.

A somewhat tolerable 90* but I only rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-23, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/680x341/eb0_15795d6dfedad6fc2934e4e118f8b3a2a5033dd9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-23, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I don't like tall structures. I especially...

I don't like tall structures.

I especially don't like them when they move.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

There's some developing along the bottom edge of...

There's some developing along the bottom edge of the cab. Paint missing & bubbling at the edges of body panels.

Frame is pretty crusty - anytime I did anything underneath I would wear safety...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Yeah, that's pretty much what I just did. I guess...

Yeah, that's pretty much what I just did. I guess we'll see soon enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Haven't told anyone what my floor is, it just so...

Haven't told anyone what my floor is, it just so happened that he offered $200 below. Since it's a decent offer considering the amount of rust on the thing I'm very tempted to take the offer and run...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

This car selling thing really tests my patience. ...

This car selling thing really tests my patience.

Every time I decide to sell something and create a listing, my attitude shifts towards "I want this gone now."

Had an offer that's within a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Beat me to it!

Beat me to it!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Assembled close to nearby Mt. Mitchell.

Assembled close to nearby Mt. Mitchell.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Youíll also need shoring before you get to that...

Youíll also need shoring before you get to that depth or your work site will be shut down by an inspector.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Yep, that's basically what the idea is. Something...

Yep, that's basically what the idea is. Something I can put a hitch mount bike rack on, and probably a Japanese 4 cylinder. Kind of want a manual transmission as well, if the car's going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

Yeah...I'm thinking more in the $2.5K-$3.5k range...

Yeah...I'm thinking more in the $2.5K-$3.5k range :lol:

If I drive 200 miles in a month that's a lot for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

That's horrifying. What model stem was it?

That's horrifying.

What model stem was it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By abshipp

I generally DGAF about cars, but I'll at least...

I generally DGAF about cars, but I'll at least spring for something with the gauge cluster not mounted in the center of the dash :rolleyes:


Now that I am in the land of rust-free vehicles, what...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 74
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.