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Forum: Northern California 08-29-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 527
Posted By turkey9186
Great running into you at the Y. One guy made it...

Great running into you at the Y. One guy made it to the top and the other guy made it as far as Juniper campground. I forgot how fun a nice long climb can be. My shoulders hurt for three days...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-27-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By turkey9186
QRs tight, Handlebars and stem properly torqued,...

QRs tight, Handlebars and stem properly torqued, no free play in pedals, crank arms tight, chain ring bolts tight?
FWIW I have two Ksyrium back rims that will make noise every 1000 or so miles at...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-22-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By turkey9186
CAAD8 and Supersix geometry are the same. I...

CAAD8 and Supersix geometry are the same.
I would be cautious buying a used Supersix. A lot of them had issues with cracking were the dropouts are attached to the seat and chainstays.
The...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-22-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By turkey9186
58CM CAAD frames and my Litespeed Solano have a...

58CM CAAD frames and my Litespeed Solano have a 57.4 top tube. A Synapse, Roubaix, and Madone have a true 58CM top tube. Yes, I can tell the difference.
You can play with the stems, but shorter...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 08-22-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By turkey9186
If it is a 6500 Ultegra crankset, you need an...

If it is a 6500 Ultegra crankset, you need an octalink bottom bracket. The axle ends of a Truvativ and shimano bottom bracket are a little different.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-22-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By turkey9186
Synapse has a more upright "endurance road"...

Synapse has a more upright "endurance road" geometry. So yes, it is a little slower. Will you notice the difference, maybe not.
Why the crank change ASAP?
Forum: Northern California 08-21-16, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 527
Posted By turkey9186
I always forget to tell people about the last...

I always forget to tell people about the last steep section....
Forum: Northern California 08-21-16, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 527
Posted By turkey9186
Thanks. This is going to fun. Told them it was...

Thanks.
This is going to fun. Told them it was a small rolling hill. LOL
Forum: Northern California 08-21-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 527
Posted By turkey9186
Three of us from Travis will be riding on...

Three of us from Travis will be riding on Wednesday. Look for the Air Force Cycling team jerseys. Plan is to ride from Benicia.

I have heard rumors there is no water at the top due to...
Forum: Touring 08-21-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,556
Posted By turkey9186
Not me but... A buddy retired the 13th of July...

Not me but...
A buddy retired the 13th of July and took off the 15th with his wife on a fully loaded tandem towing a trailer. Plan was to ride up the Sierra's and Cascades to Washington then across...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-21-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By turkey9186
I have a dozen bikes and three or four of them I...

I have a dozen bikes and three or four of them I ride regularly. They are each setup a little different and I choose based on what the ride will be like.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-18-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By turkey9186
Nice bike. Most Cdales have the top tube dimple...

Nice bike.
Most Cdales have the top tube dimple on at least one side. You will find it lines up nicely with the handle bars, where they have hit after the bike fell over. Shortening the front and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-18-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By turkey9186
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-17-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,079
Posted By turkey9186
Checking in too make sure it is getting better. ...

Checking in too make sure it is getting better. It may not seem like it at times, but it will be alright in the end.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling 08-17-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By turkey9186
I have a 2004 6/13 with Ksyrium SSCs and...

I have a 2004 6/13 with Ksyrium SSCs and Bontrager R3 25mms on it. There is only 2-2.5mm of clearance between the fron der. clamp and the tire. Doubt if 28s would fit without rubbing.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-17-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By turkey9186
Congrats, and Youtube is your friend. Chances...

Congrats, and Youtube is your friend. Chances are anything you are trying to do, Park Tool has a video on how to do it.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-14-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,232
Posted By turkey9186
The Democrat Herald sent me an update on the...

The Democrat Herald sent me an update on the wreck this morning. One of the towing vehicles was passing other vehicles at a high rate of speed....Luckily no one was killed.

There are a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,239
Posted By turkey9186
From several years of doing the Death Ride, I...

From several years of doing the Death Ride, I have seen a lot of people "attack" on the first climb. They usually blow up a mile later at the 10% grade, or a 1/2 mile from the top at 8000'. And,it...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-13-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,232
Posted By turkey9186
Hwy-20 26 miles above Sweet Home is definitely...

Hwy-20 26 miles above Sweet Home is definitely closed. I rode up there last week and the bridge is gone already. Also, they are doing work between Newport and Eddyville with frequent closures of up...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-13-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,239
Posted By turkey9186
Psuedo Hill anything less 5% grade, 1.5 miles, or...

Psuedo Hill anything less 5% grade, 1.5 miles, or 500' elevation gain?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-13-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,079
Posted By turkey9186
Liz, who says you have to do the full century? ...

Liz, who says you have to do the full century? Show and do what you can, whether that is 25, 50, or the full hundred. It is a bike ride, not a race. And, who knows you might be able to do the full...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-13-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,850
Posted By turkey9186
Nice setup. I am trying to convince my wife a...

Nice setup.
I am trying to convince my wife a 10X12 Tuff Shed with a loft would make a great home shop and doghouse for me.
Forum: Great Lakes 08-01-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By turkey9186
Yeah, the team prides themselves on being on...

Yeah, the team prides themselves on being on course until the last rider is in, and helping where ever it is needed. I think they had 136 riders and another 20-30 support people this year.

If you...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,896
Posted By turkey9186
This exactly. Ten years ago it cost $35/gram...

This exactly. Ten years ago it cost $35/gram once a bike hit 18#s to take off anymore weight. 99% of the serious cycling population could ride another 50 miles a week and lose that each week...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-24-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,896
Posted By turkey9186
I have seen several pictures of Ti frames with...

I have seen several pictures of Ti frames with the failures in the middle of tubes, especially the down and seat tubes. Possible inclusions in the metal?
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