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by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Cyclocross 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Re: Cyclocross 2017

Coal Cross tomorrow, in Cumberland. Classic race location, at Village Park.
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Cyclocross 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Cyclocross 2017

For those unaware, the Cross on the Rock series started earlier this month. Tugboat Cross (Transfer Beach, Ladysmith) video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfRqcrOj2SE ...and the local Cross Club (nee Underground Cross) is already two rides in: Juan de Fuca: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMhce-nj...
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Rides & Race Reports
Topic: OBB-WHEELERS SATURDAY RIDE REPORT
Replies: 199
Views: 46839

Re: OBB-WHEELERS SATURDAY RIDE REPORT

Big thanks to whomever rode back to Mitchell's to let the B group know that there'd been a crash on the highway, so to take Lochside. Please forgive me if the policy is not to mention crashes. Just speaking for myself to say that if there is to be discussion please make it separate from this, and co...
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: clinchers vs. tubulars
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: clinchers vs. tubulars

I was wondering if tubeless tubulars changes that at all? TBF - cotton Turbos have a solid reputation as the best road tire available. GP 4000s rank pretty well but I digress... I've heard of people ripping through the glue (combination of torque and adhesion), but flatting is a concern that tubeles...
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Ask A Wheeler
Topic: Reupholster a Saddle?
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Reupholster a Saddle?

So I asked around, and the response was that there was someone on Quadra who did it years back. It is possible to do yourself - there's various instructions online. I was about to attempt it myself, and in the midst of preparation Styles Auto Marine Upholestry at 631 Princess Ave took on the work. I...
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Tue May 23, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Ask A Wheeler
Topic: Kit Alterations
Replies: 0
Views: 128

Kit Alterations

There used to be a seamstress on the corner of Broad and Johnson that I'd used in the past, and I knew of another on Fort St?
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Tue May 23, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Ask A Wheeler
Topic: Reupholster a Saddle?
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Reupholster a Saddle?

Any recommendations for someone in town?
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Tue May 23, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Ask A Wheeler
Topic: Disc brakes
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Disc brakes

Additionally there's two disc brake options - mechanical and hydraulic. Mechanical uses a cable, just like a rim brake. Hydraulic has finally made it to road setups. There's also hybrid setups - mechanical, but hydraulic at the caliper. If possible, I recommend hydraulic because your forearms/hands ...
by Agoraphobic Cyclist
Sun May 01, 2016 5:53 am
Forum: Gear Order
Topic: SPRING 2016 kit order
Replies: 9
Views: 1396

Re: SPRING 2016 kit order

Andrew Barnes
  • Jersey, short sleeve, elastic - size L: $60
  • Bib - size XL, $80
Total: $140