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12-11-2009

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03-25-2015 4:14 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • My names mike Frye and I build custom frames as a hobby (true temper tubes) I used to own a LBS
  • bicycles, being a curmudgeon ,computers(old is ok if it works)
  • Full time student at Portland State University (until my lone dries up)
  • 97006
  • Beaverton
  • Or

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Got out for a 15 mile ride today. on 03-25-2015 at 03:05 AM
    Sounds like you have a problem with your saddle hight and position. If you go to a "good bike
    shop and get a "fit kit" they will probably set you up with a slightly higher saddle and its
    always good c...

  • Posted in thread: Cardio/counting calories on 03-24-2015 at 02:37 PM
    I think before you begin on regimented system just go out and see how much fun these things are
    around town. If you having fun than it will not feel like work. (Back when dinosaurs ruled the
    earth I s...

  • Posted in thread: Help selecting bike- tall female (super new) on 03-24-2015 at 01:26 PM
    I think your on the right track. good next step!

  • Posted in thread: Help selecting bike- tall female (super new) on 03-24-2015 at 05:02 AM
    I agree with the last post and I want to add my two cents. A good bike shop will set you up
    with a bike that should fit you correctly. Its always good to look at fenders because they make
    your bike la...

  • Posted in thread: More Lance anyone?? on 03-09-2015 at 07:20 AM
    I wonder what everybody wants to happen to Lance? Should he kill himself like Mario Pentani?
    Would that make everybody happy? Lets get a grip on the truth for a second. There was and
    probably still is...

  • Posted in thread: Expensive bicycles market growing on 12-07-2014 at 06:03 PM
    I know the industry makes us pay through the nose and I am disturbed buy the switch to carbon
    fiber (which buy the way uses much more energy than even titanium.) The main problem is, when I
    used to se...

  • Posted in thread: how interchangeable are cassettes? on 11-30-2014 at 01:22 PM
    Back when I thought I was fast I was using a 42/23 but I switched over to a 39/26 (just swapped
    out the 23 for a 26) It made a big change with a small number of teeth. You might have some
    problems wit...

  • Posted in thread: Rules for swapping - please read on 11-27-2014 at 08:23 AM
    I bought this jig a long time ago when bicycles had a different specks for tubes.I have been
    able to build a few frames with this jig, but I upgraded to a henry james jig and now I need
    the room that ...

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 11-25-2014 at 11:18 AM
    Rode to the store 2.5 miles and did not get hit today. just a bit frightened.

  • Posted in thread: Road Cycling Survey on 11-13-2014 at 02:36 AM
    I once road with tunes because I blocked out the traffic and basically did not pay any
    attention to the folks in cars. Not a good idea. Since then I have been put in the hospital
    twice (both times wit...

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