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06-21-06, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By vaccineman

I kept breaking spokes too, but then again, it...

I kept breaking spokes too, but then again, it was a 32 spoke wheel on a pannier-loaded commuting bike, 28 mm width tires, and a 190# rider. I ended up replacing the back wheel with a Mavic A719 36...
Forum: For Sale
01-19-06, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,374
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 355,692
Posted By vaccineman

Sorry, Jake in Chicago, but my saddle package was...

Sorry, Jake in Chicago, but my saddle package was returned marked 'Moved.'

Anyone else interested? - just looking for shipping cost ($5)


*NOTE* already spoken for (1/20/06) - sorry!
01-07-06, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,842
Posted By vaccineman

I've had luck with the 3rd eye chain watcher...

I've had luck with the 3rd eye chain watcher (prevents chain drop to the inside of the small front chainring). Looking at the MTB review site, though, most found it too fragile.

Doesn't answer...
01-07-06, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By vaccineman

Directions state to place onto socks, not skin,...

Directions state to place onto socks, not skin, to avoid burning

I just Re-read; you mean above or below toes. I put on top because I pull/ankle less on the up-stroke (I have less pressure on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-06, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,240
Posted By vaccineman

I purchased some tights on sale, even though they...

I purchased some tights on sale, even though they had a chamois (I wear them over my bib shorts, so I didn't want double thickness).

It was easy to remove, and I didn't damage the lycra in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-06, 12:27 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,409
Posted By vaccineman

I'm late joining the Army (39.5 years old was the...

I'm late joining the Army (39.5 years old was the cutoff (without a waiver), and I turned 39 after boot camp this summer), but I'm excited about the possibilities. If avian influenza lives up to the...
Forum: For Sale
01-04-06, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,374
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 355,692
Posted By vaccineman

fizik pave collecting dust- not looking for a...

fizik pave collecting dust- not looking for a trade, just a new home for a saddle that I don't plan to use ;)

vaccineman-at-hotmail.com
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-06, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,173
Posted By vaccineman

We relocated here from the hills of Georgia to do...

We relocated here from the hills of Georgia to do a post-doc at duke, and like said by a previous poster, it's pretty flat here. I later took a R&D job at a start-up in research triangle park (RTP)...
Forum: Touring
12-13-05, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By vaccineman

Brooks- the secret is out

Now I know the secret- why a Brooks saddle relieves a sore rump: your hind end slides around so much that no one part of your posterior anatomy stays in the same location for more than a nano-second!...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,969
Posted By vaccineman

If your destination requires formal attire, this...

If your destination requires formal attire, this is just the ticket:

The Ritz (http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/289/1865/1600/theritz_popup.jpg)
11-08-05, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By vaccineman

I didn't consider the three rack- only have two...

I didn't consider the three rack- only have two bikes :(

But, the two rack version from Saris looks like this:

http://sunsetcyclery.com/site/images/library/large/saris_805_01_m.jpg
11-07-05, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By vaccineman

I enjoyed my Yakima mighty joe 2, but had to...

I enjoyed my Yakima mighty joe 2, but had to return it when recalled recently. Upon researching why, I found that many users lost their cargo in transit because the support arms unlocked.

Lots of...
05-07-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,371
Posted By vaccineman

My wife had that problem too- two c-sections,...

My wife had that problem too- two c-sections, loss of abdominal muscle tone, asked by several 'when's the bady due?' She visited a doctor, and his advice was surgery. The distention (distension?)...
04-21-05, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By vaccineman

You could do it through this shop with three 40mm...

You could do it through this shop with three 40mm spacers. I bought two- perhaps like you, I'm not as comfortable in the drops unless my seat and handlebars are about level.
...
04-19-05, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By vaccineman

Steertube/ stem spacer between headset and stem

I could spend $7 plus shipping and tax for a carbon spacer/shim to place between stem and headset, but I'm betting there are more practical and resourceful ways to fill this gap than spending the...
04-13-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By vaccineman

9 speed crank meshed with 10 speed group? Ultegra upgrade

Greetings! I'm building a roadbike from the frame up, and like many in this situation, look for good deals on the individual components here/there/everywhere that are cost-effective but work well...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-05, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By vaccineman

Cool- It would be a nice change to wade through...

Cool- It would be a nice change to wade through that many bikes to find yours!

Too bad no one can see you when approaching with so few lights on your bike :)
Forum: Commuting
02-24-05, 04:44 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,070
Posted By vaccineman

My pig tastes better than your honor student

My pig tastes better than your honor student
Forum: Commuting
02-16-05, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,376
Posted By vaccineman

Nice bike- I ordered a '04 model (blue rather...

Nice bike- I ordered a '04 model (blue rather than grey, otherwise similar components) for myself December (my Christmas present to myself). In fact, unless you like the new color, ask your local REI...
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