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Forum: Road Cycling 10-10-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,238
Posted By Spiduhman
Wilier GTR for my "all day" bike, one of very few...

Wilier GTR for my "all day" bike, one of very few endurance frames without the big headtube.

It rides nice.

Shimano doesn't fit my hands very well, I'm picky about bars and saddle, need a long...
Forum: Northern California 09-19-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By Spiduhman
Lighthouse 2015

Hi All,

Should be nice weather next Saturday for SLOBC Lighthouse Century.

Fifth round for me, first 1978, ~35 riders, eight bucks, one stop - hit it both directions - clam chowder inna french...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-19-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,125
Posted By Spiduhman
No doubt! For sure it's fun to pass...

No doubt!

For sure it's fun to pass velopedalers on a road bike...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-01-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Spiduhman
"Urgent" :lol:

"Urgent"

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling 02-01-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,031
Posted By Spiduhman
Work on your bike, run and transition! If...

Work on your bike, run and transition!

If you're anything like most triathletes - the ones with weaker swim legs - you are both stubborn and deaf.

Here goes anyway! I've well over twenty years...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-11-15, 09:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,253
Posted By Spiduhman
"for me" as in done by someone else more expert...

"for me" as in done by someone else more expert than I; ten months and all them miles later, the wheels are still perfect.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-10-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,931
Posted By Spiduhman
Congrats! The Rokh was on my list, however,...

Congrats!

The Rokh was on my list, however, the Wilier GTRs head tube is shorter, so I went with that - also the complete bikes I was considering all had parts I didn't want...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-10-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,253
Posted By Spiduhman
sounds good OP - consider other wheel options,...

sounds good OP - consider other wheel options, particularly custom built, for you, that look, last, and (way more important, imo) ride better.

fwiw, my choice for one wheelset (to "do it all") on...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-04-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,193
Posted By Spiduhman
The typical "endurance road bike" head tube is...

The typical "endurance road bike" head tube is longer.

Among my finalists, the Rokh and GF01, however, both came with wheels I just don't want, and I prefer SRAM to Shimano. The GF01 does ride...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-21-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Spiduhman
In my search for reach and drop such that the...

In my search for reach and drop such that the drops position would match up with #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) road bike, found Syntace Racelite2 at LeftLane....
Forum: Road Cycling 11-22-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,182
Posted By Spiduhman
Liking the GTR very much! The GTR model has...

Liking the GTR very much!

The GTR model has a shorter head tube that the GTS - shorter than most, if not all, the "fondo" type bikes; I wanted to replicate the position from #1...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,182
Posted By Spiduhman
Congrats! The Rokh made my short list...

Congrats!

The Rokh made my short list (earlier this year) for an "all day" bike - second bike.

I prefer SRAM, so the change to Ultegra was a problem for me ...that lead to realizing that I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,670
Posted By Spiduhman
Cervelo replaced my cracked 08 Soloist with...

Cervelo replaced my cracked 08 Soloist with current model S2, April 2013 - it took six weeks to deliver to local Cervelo dealer, who I worked through (not the dealer I bought from). Still, can't...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,985
Posted By Spiduhman
It's the overtaker's obligation to keep it safe. ...

It's the overtaker's obligation to keep it safe.

On the open road, I start with "coming up" and go from there, depending.

Every encounter - ped, fellow cyclist of any stripe, biker, cager - is...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-26-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,858
Posted By Spiduhman
+0010

+0010
Forum: Road Cycling 05-26-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By Spiduhman
Nope, sorry. Build up your Hed C2 with White...

Nope, sorry.

Build up your Hed C2 with White Industries hubs and cool double butted spokes?

Ritchey - cool name, cool products, sure. I have a set of Ritchey mountain wheels. After some many...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-14, 08:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,887
Posted By Spiduhman
Front doesn't wear out fast enough now - here in...

Front doesn't wear out fast enough now - here in SLO there aren't practice crits 2x/week; roads are straighter; fewer hills, less steep - so front to back, new on front.

Rear tire wears fast.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-02-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,208
Posted By Spiduhman
GP4000S II have been out for a while and chatted...

GP4000S II have been out for a while and chatted up on many forums as well.

I've the 25s on my "all day" bike; they're ok
Forum: Road Cycling 03-02-14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Spiduhman
You'll figure it out.

You'll figure it out.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-23-14, 10:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,544
Posted By Spiduhman
What's with the hair? ...woooow jk! ...

What's with the hair? ...woooow

jk!

Great bike!

One of the shop owners here in SLO says the gf01 is the best bike he's ever ridden, and I believe. He rides one setup with Red.
He had me...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-23-14, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By Spiduhman
at first glance, ha-ha oh 10% to...

at first glance, ha-ha

oh

10% to children's charities, hmm..., thanks grafsk8er
Forum: Road Cycling 02-22-14, 02:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,404
Posted By Spiduhman
My GTR has screws in the battery mounts - no...

My GTR has screws in the battery mounts - no doubt that's what they are, check the spacing - however, the frame didn't come with screws for the bottles.

+ on the never sieze
Forum: Road Cycling 02-16-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,583
Posted By Spiduhman
:roflmao2::roflmao2:

:roflmao2::roflmao2:
Forum: Northern California 02-15-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By Spiduhman
Samoa Cookhouse, yeah! Purty woods, yaeh! ...

Samoa Cookhouse, yeah!

Purty woods, yaeh!

CSU puts a speck of Progressive in the northern wasteland, yeah!

Purty beaches, yeah!


Go visit for a few weeks first.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-15-14, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,656
Posted By Spiduhman
Perhaps I could get used to the shape and size of...

Perhaps I could get used to the shape and size of the Shimano equipment - not finding out, went with SRAM, again, Force this time.

What I saved vs other choices all went to wheels, again. I don't...
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