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Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By Germany_chris

I don't care much for carbon wheels but those...

I don't care much for carbon wheels but those are pretty sexy
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 443
Posted By Germany_chris

Before you buy stuff get used to road riding...

Before you buy stuff get used to road riding first, MTB and road are two different disciplines and require different skills in order to be fast.
06-27-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,075
Posted By Germany_chris

Colnago Master ...

Colnago Master

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,030
Posted By Germany_chris

So you're one of those "everything I don't like...

So you're one of those "everything I don't like is communism" types

Google is so synonymous with unregulated capitalism that at this point it's a meme.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15,578
Views: 11,934,024
Posted By Germany_chris

Not for me

Not for me
06-26-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,688
Posted By Germany_chris

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06-26-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,013
Posted By Germany_chris

To be fair RH isnít more expensive than Paul...

To be fair RH isnít more expensive than Paul which many people have sworn by for 30+ years
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 455,421
Posted By Germany_chris

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06-23-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,890
Posted By Germany_chris

Nor is it particularly fast by modern standards.

Nor is it particularly fast by modern standards.
06-22-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,011
Posted By Germany_chris

By the time I went to Airborne school in 2000...

By the time I went to Airborne school in 2000 everybody and their sister could go. The school has some mystique still but really it was some slow running, some pull ups, and some overcoming of fears...
06-22-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,890
Posted By Germany_chris

There is nothing made in the last couple years...

There is nothing made in the last couple years that wouldn't be better than a 40yo cup and cone. The question is would you take that fairly good new BB and pair it with you ~$400 crank? IMHO you have...
06-22-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,011
Posted By Germany_chris

My wife and I are divers, my daughter is a...

My wife and I are divers, my daughter is a competition swimmer.

I'm a Floridian so swimming/boating skills were a thing for me, the women in my life have all been divers so getting certified was a...
06-22-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,890
Posted By Germany_chris

But they're not really.. ===read rant...

But they're not really..

===read rant below====

I just pulled a bunch of modern cranks w/CK bottom brackets in favor of modern square taper and it cost me many hundreds of dollars per bike....
Forum: Touring
06-22-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Germany_chris

I have a USB Werk also but there's no good place...

I have a USB Werk also but there's no good place to mount it.
06-22-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,154
Posted By Germany_chris

Most of my riding is utility riding so it's nice...

Most of my riding is utility riding so it's nice to have normal looking knickers/Capris to run around in.
06-21-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By Germany_chris

Did you check the ground wire?

Did you check the ground wire?
06-21-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Germany_chris

Those are great laundry holders for apartment...

Those are great laundry holders for apartment dwellers
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 455,421
Posted By Germany_chris

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Sitting by the river people and barge watching
06-21-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,154
Posted By Germany_chris

I wear bib tights and bib shorts. What I...

I wear bib tights and bib shorts.

What I wear most though are these

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06-21-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7,633
Views: 838,934
Posted By Germany_chris

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Frechifying another bike
06-20-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 864
Posted By Germany_chris

I weigh less than you but regularly carry more...

I weigh less than you but regularly carry more weight than you + bike since I've always been a fatty on a bike I always make sure my wheels have quality hubs, strong rims, and are HAND BUILT from a...
06-20-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,890
Posted By Germany_chris

There are a couple really good cable disk brake...

There are a couple really good cable disk brake calipers out there (yes I know the hydraulic folks are going to argue) but the problem really isn't disc v. rim is hydraulic v. cable.

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I...
06-19-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,060
Views: 315,587
Posted By Germany_chris

Yes

Yes
06-19-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By Germany_chris

I like stickers

I like stickers
06-19-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 759
Posted By Germany_chris

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I get foot pain on the type of pedal you ride so all...
Forum: Touring
06-19-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 604
Posted By Germany_chris

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I have a Vega evo the newer mounting style is...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Germany_chris

That’s why I like having an office, I just park...

That’s why I like having an office, I just park my bike next to my desk
06-19-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 351,644
Posted By Germany_chris

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06-19-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,060
Views: 315,587
Posted By Germany_chris

Yup I need a job at JBLM

Yup I need a job at JBLM
06-15-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,366
Posted By Germany_chris

That ring is an outer, the countersinks on the...

That ring is an outer, the countersinks on the inner on the other side of the ring.

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I buy all TA junk from TA whether chainrings or cranks, maybe it just because I want to navigate a...
06-15-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 120
Posted By Germany_chris

If youíre not going to run a bash guard to take...

If youíre not going to run a bash guard to take the place of the outer ring, youíll need shorter bolts. Modern bike has them by the shedload
06-15-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,448
Posted By Germany_chris

Thanks for the grammar correction

Thanks for the grammar correction
06-15-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,954
Posted By Germany_chris

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06-15-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,890
Posted By Germany_chris

Paul Components my favorite..I send a lot of...

Paul Components my favorite..I send a lot of money to Chico
06-15-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 678
Posted By Germany_chris

Three bikes spread over two locations and I ride...

Three bikes spread over two locations and I ride them all
06-15-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,448
Posted By Germany_chris

There in the pro peloton

There in the pro peloton
06-15-22, 04:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,366
Posted By Germany_chris

The countersink for the chainring bolts as well...

The countersink for the chainring bolts as well where the teeth sit relative to ring itself
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 455,421
Posted By Germany_chris

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Favorite bench, different bike.
06-13-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,209
Views: 3,668,279
Posted By Germany_chris

Cross Checks have short head tubes, I use enough...

Cross Checks have short head tubes, I use enough spacers to get the bars where I want them. If you’re looking for bars above the saddle it’s not going to work with the stock fork. I guess relaxed is...
06-13-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Germany_chris

Why did you have to bring up Franken, Iíd like to...

Why did you have to bring up Franken, Iíd like to keep my gravel for the most part solitary
06-13-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Germany_chris

How much do you want to spend?

How much do you want to spend?
06-13-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By Germany_chris

I’m glad you found something that works for you

I’m glad you found something that works for you
Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,322
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,322
Posted By Germany_chris

Itís thick foam tape to protect the doors of the...

Itís thick foam tape to protect the doors of the car if theyíre not opened carefully, the saddle has moved nose up a bit as itís aged but most of what you see is leather stretch.

The light is an...
Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,322
Posted By Germany_chris

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Those are Berthoud fenders with 7mm, nominal 38’s...
Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Germany_chris

Cinq5 plug plus

So last fall I got caught in a torrential downpour that caused some localized flooding which caused the cache battery to discharge. I took the charge cap off and let everything dry for a couple days,...
06-12-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,209
Views: 3,668,279
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,322
Posted By Germany_chris

Hello Chris, Thanks for reaching out and...

Hello Chris,

Thanks for reaching out and for your interest in our products.
I'd recommand you get our 700 x 60 fenders with either a long front end or short front end depending on whether you...
06-12-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,186
Posted By Germany_chris

I actually like the hard divisions and wish there...

I actually like the hard divisions and wish there was one more. poprad new Rene Herse isnít classic and vintage unless we change the definition, there are lots of cool,
modern, old school looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 455,421
Posted By Germany_chris

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