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bio website nonamebicycle.com
location Chicago, IL
age 43
visits member for 3 years, 8 months
seen Jan 22 '13 at 16:15

Web developer, mostly in PHP with some ColdFusion, ASP and PL/SQL background. Away from the computer I enjoy running, cycling and triathlon events.


Jan
22
comment Fixed gear Biking, how to ride properly?
In addition to the above (mainly adding a brake), if the bike had a "flip flop" wheel where you can set it to the freewheel side, it would be more like a "traditional" bike where you could coast.
Apr
10
answered How does one ride 'no handed'?
Feb
13
comment How important is it to face the head tube?
The frame I had the was having trouble was "mushroomed" out a bit b/c since the headset wouldn't stay tight, the cups were moving around and worked the metal out. With everything loose, I was able to push the cup in and out of the headtube easily w/out having to use any kind of a tool to set. Once the cup was in, you could wiggle it and feel play, so it was obvious there was no "grip" from the head tube. Hope that helps :-)
Feb
10
comment How important is it to face the head tube?
Any chance it's out of round? If that's the case, I'm not sure facing it will help much b/c you're just be shaving off some metal to make the ends parallel, but still unable to accept the headset... What type of frame (AL or Steel) and what kind of headset are you using? I'm thinking of the old school types that have the cups pressed into the head tube.
Feb
7
awarded  Supporter
Feb
7
answered How important is it to face the head tube?
Jun
23
answered Why does my back wheel keep becoming untrue?
Jun
23
answered How do you connect and disconnect a quick release chain link?
Feb
8
comment Is a 51cm frame road bike the correct size for someone almost 6ft?
Actually, I have very freakishly long legs... Thanks for the catch!
Jan
6
awarded  Teacher
Jan
4
answered Is a 51cm frame road bike the correct size for someone almost 6ft?
Dec
1
awarded  Autobiographer