Last Activity:03-06-2014 9:49 PM
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Posted in thread: Bad presta valves on innertubes on 03-06-2014 at 03:12 PM
Why wouldn't you just patch it?
Posted in thread: Sizing Sidi Road Shoes on 02-10-2014 at 04:44 PM
Thank would be too easy. The sale only offers full sizes. I'm think of bumping up to the 42. My
PI shoes are 41's and are pretty tight & I have to be sure to wear a thinner sock with them.
Posted in thread: Sizing Sidi Road Shoes on 02-09-2014 at 06:32 PM
I'm looking for a new pair of road shoes. Found a pair of Sidis online on sale. Problem is I'm
a US size 8 shoe. In the European sizing I fall between a 41 and a 42. Anybody know if the
Sidis tend to ...
Posted in thread: Look Pedals - 12 or 16 nM Release? on 01-24-2014 at 05:27 PM
So I'm getting ready to buy the Look Keo Blade Carbon Ti pedals. This pedal uses a carbon blade
instead of a spring. It's available in 3 different tensions: 12, 16, or 20 nM. I'm torn between
the 12 &...
Posted in thread: fuji or cannondale help on 10-23-2013 at 02:29 AM
I've been riding the exact Fuji Team Pro you pictured and have about 24,000 miles on it. The
only things I've ever replaced on it are break pads, cables, and the chain - essentially wear
items. It's b...
Posted in thread: Excessive sweating on 10-19-2013 at 09:53 PM
I've started wearing the Halo skull cap. It has a gutter in front (a plastic strip) that keeps
sweat from pouring into your eyes. The two times I rode without it this summer I had problems
with sweat ...
Posted in thread: Bike Stand on 08-27-2013 at 03:08 AM
One thing about a decent repair stand - they last forever. I think I bought mine 25 years ago.
It seemed like a lot of money at the time, but it is an essential piece of equipment. Nothing
wrong with ...
Posted in thread: Road Bike Maintenance for Dummies on 06-03-2013 at 11:03 AM
I agree YouTube and the Park Tools website both have lots of informative video clips. Another
good source for bike repair and general bike information is the Sheldon Brown site -
Posted in thread: Summer Upgrades on 05-07-2013 at 07:14 PM
My road bike is carbon fiber, my components Ultegera, my wheels Shimano. Over the winter I
bought new wheels at Nashbar. They weren't particulary expensive - around $340, but made a
Posted in thread: C&O Canal on 03-24-2013 at 11:04 PM
Harper's Ferry to Antietam is only about 8 miles. That section of the canal is in fine shape,
but the canal is always messy if there's been a good bit of rain.