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Forum: Northern California 05-03-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,786
Posted By Sixtwo
The poppies look cool up close but from a...

The poppies look cool up close but from a distance I'm afraid they'd look like potato chips...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-11-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Sixtwo
I live on a hill with an 800-ft long gravel...

I live on a hill with an 800-ft long gravel driveway that I have to walk my bike up/down to get to a paved road...so I use mt shoes and mt pedals on my Giant OCR C3...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-20-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Sixtwo
Well you titled your post wrong then,...

Well you titled your post wrong then, knucklehead, and gave everyone the wrong impression...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-16-07, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Sixtwo
No catastrophe here...just lots of silicon grease...

No catastrophe here...just lots of silicon grease needed in and around the stem bolts, head tube and fork solved the prob...the LBS had 3 versions of my OCR C3 and I asked to be sold the 1 that had...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-15-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,001
Posted By Sixtwo
Of the two LBS's here in town, the least...

Of the two LBS's here in town, the least preferable one threw me a small bone last week...I bought a 2006 Giant OCR C3 on sale ($1100 instead of $1800) and upgraded the wheels/tires for another $600...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-14-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Sixtwo
What's causing the squealing?

After spending the past 20 years on a mountain bike, a hybrid, and a flat-bar, I'm finally getting used to a road bike again, and I love my new (2006) Giant OCR C3...but I've never had carbon before...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-14-07, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Sixtwo
All I know is the Vitesse that came with my Giant...

All I know is the Vitesse that came with my Giant OCR C3 is a lot more comfortable than the Arione I spent big $$$ on...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 08:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,165
Posted By Sixtwo
Just myself...don't you push your weight forward...

Just myself...don't you push your weight forward down onto your hands/wrists with drops?
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-07, 08:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,165
Posted By Sixtwo
I'm a flat bar roadie, I like my Giant FCR 1, but...

I'm a flat bar roadie, I like my Giant FCR 1, but I added bar ends for an extra hand position...I have carpal tunnel issues and just figured drops would make my hands worse...now I'm starting to...
Forum: Commuting 12-21-06, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By Sixtwo
I got caught in and dumped on for the 1st time...

I got caught in and dumped on for the 1st time today since buying/riding my Giant last May...now I'm worried about my gears and chain...spent an hour w/canned air and rags drying everything I could...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-17-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,732
Posted By Sixtwo
Bright and sunny and cold here in Livermore...

Bright and sunny and cold here in Livermore today, bundled up and hit a circuitous 2-hour route around east Livermore, found a smooth-as-glass stretch of road where I could actually let go of the bar...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-16-06, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Sixtwo
Had a pretty good 2-hour ride today myself (on...

Had a pretty good 2-hour ride today myself (on the coldest day of the year for us so far, a brisk 45 degrees...I know, we're a bunch of weather wussies out here)...rode to the ATM and deposited my...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-08-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By Sixtwo
Too lazy to unwrap it, no doubt...the seller does...

Too lazy to unwrap it, no doubt...the seller does have 100% positive feedback however...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-07-06, 09:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,358
Posted By Sixtwo
Enough with Richard Simmons already...besides,...

Enough with Richard Simmons already...besides, that's a tank top, NOT a sleeveless jersey...DUH...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-07-06, 06:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,358
Posted By Sixtwo
Yes, I wear them all the time here in...

Yes, I wear them all the time here in NoCal...it's just too damn warm here during the summer and fall...besides, who the hell cares what others think?
Forum: Road Cycling 12-05-06, 07:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,383
Posted By Sixtwo
Learned to ride as a child...always had a bike...

Learned to ride as a child...always had a bike around during adolescence and commuted on one bike or another to several PT jobs as a teen...got into the mt. bike craze in the 80's when I bought a...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-06, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By Sixtwo
Try walking up and down hills before you start...

Try walking up and down hills before you start expecting them to bear more weight...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-06, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By Sixtwo
Jeezus...whether it's a bike or a car, Arizona...

Jeezus...whether it's a bike or a car, Arizona has become a very frightening place to drive...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By Sixtwo
I just removed a dealer sticker from my Giant...

I just removed a dealer sticker from my Giant with a blow dryer...took about 3 minutes worked perfectly.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-02-06, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Sixtwo
Xero XSR wheel question

Their website is no help...just want to know what the difference is between the numbers, for example, XSR-4, -3, -2...is it simply weight? Also, what's the difference between XSR and XGR? Thanks in...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-21-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,586
Posted By Sixtwo
I've got a small nylon Jandd just big enough to...

I've got a small nylon Jandd just big enough to hold my cellphone...who the hell cares what others think?!
Forum: Road Cycling 11-07-06, 06:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,403
Posted By Sixtwo
We don't have winters here...they're more like...

We don't have winters here...they're more like chilly wet springs...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-04-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By Sixtwo
It's a big mess in my town as well...Livermore...

It's a big mess in my town as well...Livermore has become little more than a big rig and gravel truck bypass for these dangerous *******s trying to avoid a congested freeway...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-31-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,558
Posted By Sixtwo
Livermore Cyclery (www.livermorecyclery.com)

Livermore Cyclery (www.livermorecyclery.com)
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-29-06, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Sixtwo
My aunt was in Maalaea, Maui in her condo when...

My aunt was in Maalaea, Maui in her condo when all Hell broke loose...she said there was a big wiggle, then the whole concrete building bounced up & down for about 10 seconds...the aftershock about...
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