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Forum: Foo 07-25-16, 10:51 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 56,791
Posted By GP
It's 2.5 years later and I just realized what...

It's 2.5 years later and I just realized what you're referring to. You surprise me.

Anyways, I gave notice on that job today. I inherited a bad situation and turned it around. Now it's time to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-25-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By GP
MTB cleats are smaller and easier to walk in. ...

MTB cleats are smaller and easier to walk in.


Personally, I prefer road pedals, either Look or Shimano, on my road bike. On my commuting/touring bike I like MTB pedals. I use Sidi shoes on...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-17-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,865
Posted By GP
cvc 23123.5

cvc 23123.5
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-17-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,241
Posted By GP
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:thumb:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-17-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,193
Posted By GP
WD 40 has a line of cleaners for bikes. I...

WD 40 has a line of cleaners for bikes. I couldn't find the MSDS for any of the products but they have cleaners, degreasers, lubes, etc. Products*|*WD-40 Bike (http://www.wd40bike.com/products)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-17-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,193
Posted By GP
I only wash bikes with soap and water if I ride...

I only wash bikes with soap and water if I ride in the rain. For normal cleaning I use rags on the derailleurs and brakes and pledge wipes on the wheels. On steel bikes I spray a little Meguiar's...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-14-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By GP
I had the same problem in 2009 when I ordered a...

I had the same problem in 2009 when I ordered a Cross Check. It was worth the wait for the 2 months I rode it. After I got hit by a van and the frame was bent I got an in-stock bike at the shop.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-09-16, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By GP
The single speed coaster brake beach cruisers...

The single speed coaster brake beach cruisers aren't bad.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-08-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,669
Posted By GP
https://c6.staticflickr.com/8/7160/6625435053_6683...

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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-05-16, 10:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,669
Posted By GP
I agree with a lot of his views on bikes and...

I agree with a lot of his views on bikes and cycling even though I don't follow them religiously. I ride a modern road bike and wear spandex. I also have a Rivendell and it's a nice bike but not...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-05-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By GP
Your wheels are fine. If you take care of them...

Your wheels are fine. If you take care of them they should last several years.

If you replace them, I recommend handbuilt 28 or 32 spoke training wheels with aluminum rims from a local...
Forum: Touring 05-29-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 926
Posted By GP
Been using Paselas for 7 (?) years now on two...

Been using Paselas for 7 (?) years now on two bikes. I've used them for touring, commuting and dirt.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-22-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,106
Posted By GP
I used a generic GPS case for a couple years.

I used a generic GPS case for a couple years.
Forum: Southern California Regional Rides and Events 05-22-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By GP
try the Electra Bike Forums.

try the Electra Bike Forums.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-22-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 8,692
Posted By GP
My club and other local clubs stop at a...

My club and other local clubs stop at a McDonald's/AM-PM in a valley before (or after) riding in the hills. Clif bars get old after a while. Sometimes you need a Monster, Hostess fruit pie or a Big...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-22-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,568
Posted By GP
Sidis road or MTB shoes. I've got 6 pairs or so...

Sidis road or MTB shoes. I've got 6 pairs or so in various states of disrepair.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/746/21011650355_774dc3da12.jpg

For around the neighborhood, flip-flops.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-19-16, 10:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By GP
There is an 8 mile stretch of Interstate 5...

There is an 8 mile stretch of Interstate 5 through Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base north of San Diego that gets a decent amount of cyclists. Usually it's because the base is closed to cyclists,...
Forum: Touring 05-16-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,128
Posted By GP
In San Diego, it's OK to wear socks as long as...

In San Diego, it's OK to wear socks as long as they're black and it's below 65.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7100/26459837274_d1218b5774.jpg

In good weather I wear Reefs....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-08-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,908
Posted By GP
Don't overthink it - every 100 miles, wipe the...

Don't overthink it - every 100 miles, wipe the chain clean then drizzle some oil on each link. After 10-20 minutes, wipe off the excess and you're good.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-30-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,612
Posted By GP
I like the grippers on defeet warmers.

I like the grippers on defeet warmers.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 04-25-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 131,963
Posted By GP
Bought an almost new Electra last week. Gave my...

Bought an almost new Electra last week. Gave my old Phat to a coworker that doesn"t have a car.

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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-25-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,675
Posted By GP
That's kind of what Waterford has done.

That's kind of what Waterford has done.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-24-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,814
Posted By GP
More expensive chains are shinier. Here's an old...

More expensive chains are shinier. Here's an old comparison on Shimano chains. Shimano chains, 2015 (http://www.bikepro.com/products/chains/shimano.html)
Forum: Touring 04-18-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,061
Posted By GP
Which side faces up when they're free?

Which side faces up when they're free?
Forum: Beach Cruisers 04-18-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By GP
I bought an aluminum front cruiser wheel for $40...

I bought an aluminum front cruiser wheel for $40 in 2014 from my local shop.
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