Last Activity:07-28-2015 11:50 PM
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Posted in thread: Carbon or metal bike on 07-28-2015 at 03:08 AM
...I've studied up on carbon with rack mounts. Nada!...I posted a link to a carbon touring bike
with mounts for racks, they just weren't being used. A one second search brought up many more
Posted in thread: Carbon or metal bike on 07-28-2015 at 12:03 AM
Racks are noisy, consider bikepacking gear.
Posted in thread: Geometry vs Handling Question on 07-26-2015 at 02:42 AM
The distance from center of bottom bracket to center of front axle is the front to center
measurement. This distance is the base for your weight over the front wheel. Body weight
placement can also be...
Posted in thread: Geometry vs Handling Question on 07-25-2015 at 07:02 PM
Link for model comparison to the flat bar can be adjusted via stem length, stem stack
height/rise, and rearward bar sweep, so, forward lean can be effectively equal for at least one
drop bar hand po...
Posted in thread: Image Upload Failure on 07-23-2015 at 08:20 PM
I'm unable to upload an image to a recently created cycle registry album. Info icon The website
cannot display the page HTTP 500 Most likely causes:•The website is under maintenance.•The
website has a...
Posted in thread: Help With Tires on 07-02-2015 at 05:26 AM
When you 'bill' you mean like a dollar bill?...Could you use some strips of inner tube to do
the same thing? Or would that be too prone to expand through the puncture in the tire?Yes,
paper money. Cor...
Posted in thread: Help With Tires on 07-01-2015 at 07:31 PM
FYI, tire boot. For cuts and moderate sidewall rips, place a bill between tube and tire. There
are small packs of boots available for this purpose; example. When riding a narrow tire bike I
carry a 2-...
Posted in thread: Clipless pedals on 06-20-2015 at 04:27 PM
In addition to abrasion resistance, impact cushioning is important. Specialized's BG Gel is
near top of the line in cushion where it does the most good in a fall. I applied it to the task
Posted in thread: Schwinn Circuit 1987 Rebuild on 05-30-2015 at 05:15 AM
The red dots on the grips are caps, which cover grip-lock nuts.First ride today with the
conversion. Most likely I'll install a riser stem in the future. Maybe a pair of Paul Component