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Forum: Racing March 4th 09, 10:58 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.racing
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By g
SwissStop carbon pad/Bontrager carbon rim warning

Never had carbon rims - do they have a wear notch like on aluminum rims?
"Mike Jacoubowsky" wrote in message
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Evidence...
Forum: Racing February 17th 09, 07:46 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.racing
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By g
TOC tunitas creek climb

I was on tunitas creek to get a video shot.
Well they came by. If you want to watch the
6 minutes clip then he
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GX4ip2ZMqk
enjoy
greg :)
Forum: Techniques February 12th 09, 11:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By g
Lacing a Brooks

Cat Gut tennis string found at tennis sports shop.
Just an idea, might work might not.
"Keiron" wrote in message
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Hello all.

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Forum: Techniques January 29th 09, 05:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 796
Posted By g
cycling gloves- questions

Hi mike,

I hope you are healing up. I was actually reading your article on
chainreaction today. I got a bike from your los altos store some years back,
I check in to read the almost daily ride...
Forum: Techniques January 28th 09, 11:36 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 796
Posted By g
cycling gloves- questions

I'm using my fingerless DTE waterskiing gloves.
I liked that the palm was not padded, but I get protection from wind on cold
days, and grip on long rides.
I don't know what to say this is the only...
Forum: Techniques January 24th 09, 11:07 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By g
jobstian rim boiling

This post is bordering on absurdity,
A rim spining that fast @ 100kph would throw off the water. There would be
no 1 gram of water on the rim.
A wet rim at rest might hold a gram of water,...
Forum: Techniques January 24th 09, 06:23 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By g
jobstian rim boiling

couple things;
if he decelerated from 100kph did he decelerate to 99kph and keep going or
come to a stop.
And if he was going 100kph was he going down hill, I think so... I can't or
never have done...
Forum: Techniques January 23rd 09, 08:37 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By g
not technical but cycling related

I got an email from amgen tour and looked on their website and it will be
playing on verses television.
link he
http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/tv-schedule.html
Its about time cycling is...
Forum: Techniques December 22nd 08, 05:31 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By g
2009 trek district

belt drive - single speed .

Color and rims match gray and orange.

handle bars look strange in this
picture...http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3239/2769567862_ace2527fab.jpg

Is this a bike that you...
Forum: Techniques December 3rd 08, 01:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 20
Views: 1,210
Posted By g
Can a dent in an aluminium rim be fixed?

a picture helps.
from what I hear you say is that the rim is bent inwards. for something like
that I get an anvil, and a wooden dowel or length of wood about 3/4 inch
square by 9 inches long....
Forum: Techniques November 30th 08, 07:09 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 50
Views: 991
Posted By g
Waxed bottle cages?

I have plastic bottle cages for my road bike. Are you talking about road
bike or mountain bike. My bottle cage on my mountain bike became broken
after about a year or two on trial riding. It was a...
Forum: Techniques November 17th 08, 07:50 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By g
New chain and cogs, but now rear derailleur is noisy

Some of those replacement cogs or derailluer pulleys are aluminum, and the
older stock cogs were plastic. There is a noise difference between the two.
When I changed the pulleys on my bike it was...
Forum: Techniques November 12th 08, 08:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By g
home made power-grips

further insight,
the power grip pedal strap seems to be attached to the pedal via, a steal
plate attached by 2 screws that connect it where the reflector would screw
into the pedal.
On the nashbar...
Forum: UK November 12th 08, 08:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By g
home made power-grips

further insight,
the power grip pedal strap seems to be attached to the pedal via, a steal
plate attached by 2 screws that connect it where the reflector would screw
into the pedal.
On the nashbar...
Forum: UK November 12th 08, 12:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By g
home made power-grips

What are those under the chain ring, looks like a chain idler pully or
tensioner of some sort. Is that(those) a 5 speed, I don't see a lower chain
ring. Nice pic.
look...
Forum: UK November 11th 08, 10:09 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By g
home made power-grips

here is another whole package, for 20 bucks you can get pedals with the toe
clip and straps.
https://shop.sunrisecyclery.com/item/11514
is doing it yourself safe?
You want to be able to get your...
Forum: Techniques November 11th 08, 10:09 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By g
home made power-grips

here is another whole package, for 20 bucks you can get pedals with the toe
clip and straps.
https://shop.sunrisecyclery.com/item/11514
is doing it yourself safe?
You want to be able to get your...
Forum: UK November 11th 08, 10:03 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By g
home made power-grips

there is a pedal that has no toe clip, looks like this:
http://www.nashbar.com/nashbar_photos/500/BP-PD-NCL-ANGLE.jpg
Don't know where you can just get the strap material, but I think this is
what...
Forum: Techniques September 10th 08, 06:26 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 27
Views: 1,378
Posted By g
Frame pump recommendation

Hi Mark,

I got the hurricane micro mini from performance bike.
"This telescoping mini pump will inflate to 100+ PSI quickly, so you can get
back to the important...
Forum: Techniques September 5th 08, 08:28 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By g
Freewheel removal for SRAM

I have a shimano cassette, but the tool looks like this, and might work for
your application:
http://www.performancebike.com/product_images/500/40-1875-NCL-TOP.jpg
"Ron" ...
Forum: Techniques September 5th 08, 08:25 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By g
Need a cottered spindle, dimensions are as follows:

There is usually a stamp on the spindle, sometimes a letter and a number.
Any thing (id number)on the spindle?
can you take a picture of it.
"goodgnus" wrote in message...
Forum: Racing July 27th 08, 06:10 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.racing
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By g
Bobke

Wow a bit of cycling history.
Picture worth 10,000 words.
http://www.missingsaddle.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/05/cardbob.jpg
Forum: Techniques May 11th 08, 08:21 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By g
Chain rubs next gear on upper half of 8 speed cassette.

Just a thought, you have a 12 year old bike with
high mileage, check the wobble of the deraileur cogs for
play. If you deraileur is not shifting correctly swap out for
new cogs. I swapped out my old...
Forum: Techniques May 9th 08, 09:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By g
mem 03

moment of cycling.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQDjqAkLUB0
Forum: Techniques March 25th 08, 10:12 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By g
Favorite grease cleaning methods

I used performance bike degreaser and happy with it. A bottle will last
about 4 to 5 years. I have tried brake cleaner, (kind you get at kragens,
White Gas[coleman camping fluid,] Simple...
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