Last Activity:06-17-2013 7:36 AM
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Posted in thread: Have a question about a gruppo price/quality? on 06-17-2013 at 06:57 PM
Is that just its place in the market? I see the Athena weighs less than Ultegra, my curiousity
is in shifting, how smooth is it? Athena was orginal equipment on my 1996 Bianchi. I don't know
Posted in thread: My Strongest Ride Yet on 06-17-2013 at 12:34 PM
that's pretty good...set a goal and acomplished it!
Posted in thread: Convenient carpentry on 06-17-2013 at 12:29 PM
I built a gate along my back deck and didn't plan this but it works really well....
Posted in thread: Problems filling with particular presta valve on 06-13-2013 at 12:47 PM
good explaination, now that you mentioned it i bought adapters that were too long also and
ground them down just like your shop did. I forgot about that. Never realized the difference
Posted in thread: Beer! on 06-12-2013 at 06:54 PM
Been brewing my own lately, with the help of my grandson (gotta start 'em early!) Nothing like
a homemade nut brown ale to relieve the aches and pains of a long ride...
Posted in thread: Problems filling with particular presta valve on 06-12-2013 at 06:44 PM
As far as i know there is only one type of presta valve, the shank style doesn't matter at all.
You may have broken the end while trying to fill it with the adapter, I've done that many
times. Anyhow ...
Posted in thread: 57 and going strong! on 06-12-2013 at 02:11 PM
From one 57 year old to another...my helmet off to ya'
Posted in thread: Elliptigo bike on 06-12-2013 at 01:46 PM
I met a "very fit" young lady doing the Sea Gull Century on one two years ago...wonder if she
Posted in thread: Problems filling with particular presta valve on 06-12-2013 at 12:56 PM
valve body doesn't matter, since the back one doesn't have the lock ring to hold it against the
rim when you apply pressure from the compressor fitting the stem slides down into the rim. All
you need ...
Posted in thread: Post a photo you have taken. on 06-10-2013 at 08:14 PM
Rest stop at a fishing pier along the James River