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Forum: Great Lakes 09-09-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By TheGBKid
Was a great ride for the first 75 miles, then...

Was a great ride for the first 75 miles, then turned into a battle of will against mother nature. Strange winds yesterday in that they were from the NNE at ~15MPH. I hate wind and it didsuck the...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-01-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By TheGBKid
Registered. Hoping to complete it in under 6.5...

Registered. Hoping to complete it in under 6.5 hours. Fingers crossed for good weather!
Forum: Road Cycling 07-24-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,819
Posted By TheGBKid
I have the 2011 SST 2.0 (nos from Performance...

I have the 2011 SST 2.0 (nos from Performance last year). Love it. I've done everything from my daily 20 mile loop to a full century. Mine has Ultegra (not di2). Without anything better to...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-23-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By TheGBKid
This looks like a great ride. Waiting for...

This looks like a great ride. Waiting for registration to open.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-03-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By TheGBKid
Un-Friggin-believable. So, I found the...

Un-Friggin-believable.

So, I found the source of my click tonight. Before lugging the bike to the shop to overhaul the bottom bracket, I decided maybe I should just check to see if all the screws...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-01-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By TheGBKid
Good points about methodically going about this...

Good points about methodically going about this and using some logic.

I removed both pedals, regreased the threads and replaced and retorqued them. Did not rebuild the pedals (wouldn't think I'd...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-01-12, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By TheGBKid
Thanks everyone for the info. The pedals and...

Thanks everyone for the info. The pedals and cleats were new and I put them on myself - I'll re-check everything by putting the platforms back on and riding. As far as bottom bracket/frame/cranks,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-01-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By TheGBKid
Can't find source of clicking noise.

The bike: 2011 Fuji SST 2.0, Full Ultegra

The issue: Under load, each time EITHER of my feet is between the 5-6 o'clock position, there's a click. Speeds up as I pedal faster, and vice versa.
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Forum: Road Cycling 09-15-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 361
Posted By TheGBKid
Thursday was a 30 mile ride. Then a local fall...

Thursday was a 30 mile ride. Then a local fall festival on Friday (unfortunately no beer), then a day with the kids on Saturday. Sunday is a planned 60+ mile ride with my neighbor with a planned...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-12, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,525
Posted By TheGBKid
Had it done 6 years ago on a Friday. Was able to...

Had it done 6 years ago on a Friday. Was able to function on Saturday as if nothing happened - except I could see without contacts. Best advise I can give you is stay up all night before the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-26-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,657
Posted By TheGBKid
I picked up a 2011 SST 2.0 from Performance about...

I picked up a 2011 SST 2.0 from Performance about 3 weeks ago at a "clearance" price. Coming from a Trek 1.2 (2009), it was a significant upgrade. I'll say this, the frame is very stiff, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,051
Posted By TheGBKid
Invisible Bike Helmet ?!? Perhaps....

Just saw this on MSN. Not sure I'm willing to fork over $600 as a guinea pig, but some really interesting research:

http://fitbie.msn.com/2012/08/16/would-you-wear-invisible-bike-helmet
Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By TheGBKid
Everyone, I appreciate the input. My goal is...

Everyone, I appreciate the input. My goal is mainly for fitness and longer rides (did my 1st century - 101 miles just so I didn't "just make it"- last September and will be doing a couple more this...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By TheGBKid
Thanks everyone for the replies. I truly...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I truly appreciate the help.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-30-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By TheGBKid
Thoughts on GT Road Bikes?

Hi guys,

Been lurking for quite some time and reading a ton. Great site!

I've been looking to put my Trek 1.1 on a trainer and upgrade to a carbon bike with better group - current bike is...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-08-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,614
Posted By TheGBKid
Yep. He said, and I quote, "Go Home! You f'ing...

Yep. He said, and I quote, "Go Home! You f'ing a-hole" (guess it wasn't a direct quote as I filtered it to a small degree) Spoken directly to a motorcycle cameraman.
Forum: Introductions 07-22-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By TheGBKid
Hello from Columbus!

Wanted to quickly introduce myself. Been lurking here for a couple of weeks and figured it was time to emerge from the shadows. Mostly, I'm a casual road biker. I'm prepping for the upcoming...
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