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Forum: Mountain Biking 06-09-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,619
Posted By B8888S
Here is a recent pic of my daily ride. Just...

Here is a recent pic of my daily ride. Just added the Pike, XT brakes, Renthal Bars and Stem.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/BBates/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsft62y4lz.jpeg...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-19-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By B8888S
My saddles are pretty similar. I also have a...

My saddles are pretty similar. I also have a Toupe on my road bike. On my full suspension mtb I have a Henge. Very similar to the Toupe but it does not have a cutout. On my hardtail and downhill...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-12-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By B8888S
I remove mine, get them wet in the sink, place a...

I remove mine, get them wet in the sink, place a drop of dish soap on the friction material of one pad, rub the two pads together to clean off the contaminates, rinse with water and only handle with...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-15-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By B8888S
Same here on both my road and mountain bike. The...

Same here on both my road and mountain bike. The only time I don't ride with an ear bud in my right ear is when I am with the family or a group. I use the buds that came with my iPhone. I do not...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-15-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,013
Posted By B8888S
I bought a used Kurt Kinetic Road Machine, fluid...

I bought a used Kurt Kinetic Road Machine, fluid trainer, off Craig's List for $40. It is the older grey one but in like new shape. I am glad that I did not pay much since I hate using it. I call...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-09-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By B8888S
I also have wide feet 2E to 4E depending on the...

I also have wide feet 2E to 4E depending on the brand/style. I wear a pair of Sidi mega for my road bike and they fit pretty wide. On my MTB I have a pair of Specialized shoes I believe the model...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-22-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,298
Posted By B8888S
Wildflowers are out! ...

Wildflowers are out!

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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-11-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,398
Posted By B8888S
You must have missed my posted where I stated...

You must have missed my posted where I stated that I once did keep them in the garage. However, a thief decided to steal all of them out of said garage one night along with anything else of value. ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-04-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,398
Posted By B8888S
I keep all of mine in my office/bike room. My...

I keep all of mine in my office/bike room. My boys each keep their bike in their room. I had my garage broken into 2 years ago and everything of worth stolen including bikes, tools, camping gear,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-04-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,967
Posted By B8888S
I bought a box of 100 patches a few years ago and...

I bought a box of 100 patches a few years ago and intend to keep using them. I have a couple of tubes with 8 or so patches in them. I will keep on patching them until I get a hole too close to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-17-16, 11:53 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,298
Posted By B8888S
The whole family out for a nice ride today. My 12...

The whole family out for a nice ride today. My 12 year old says that he is actually smiling in this pic. Can you tell?
...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-12-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,298
Posted By B8888S
Yesterday next to the Kern River. ...

Yesterday next to the Kern River.

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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-11-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By B8888S
I have been using a Thule T2 ...

I have been using a Thule T2 (http://www.amazon.com/Thule-916XTR-Platform-Hitch-2-Inch/dp/B004OU4FJE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1452525042&sr=8-1&keywords=thule+t2)with an extension to hold 4 bikes for...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-08-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,298
Posted By B8888S
1/08/16 Hart Park ~ Bakersfield, CA ...

1/08/16 Hart Park ~ Bakersfield, CA
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-08-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,520
Posted By B8888S
Truth! I hang a lot of my old worn out bike...

Truth! I hang a lot of my old worn out bike items on the walls in my garage. I keep them as souvenirs from all of the great times I have had on a bike.

With any hobby their are associated...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-28-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,357
Posted By B8888S
I did not get anything new for roadbiking. I am...

I did not get anything new for roadbiking. I am the only one in my house that rides road so I am on my own when it comes to those items. However, I did get a bunch of maintenance stuff off of my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-28-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,416
Posted By B8888S
I currently have three Road ~ Giro Atmos ...

I currently have three

Road ~ Giro Atmos
MTB ~ Fox Striker
Downhill MTB ~ Troy Lee D2 full face
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-09-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By B8888S
Check out youtube for a quick video on how to...

Check out youtube for a quick video on how to properly set up your seat height. I typically eyeball it when someone borrows one of my bikes. I have the person stand next to the bike and align the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-05-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,298
Posted By B8888S
Fat Tire Thursday ...

Fat Tire Thursday

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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-04-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,126
Posted By B8888S
Diluted Simple Green works for me. Clean, wipe...

Diluted Simple Green works for me. Clean, wipe dry, lube.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-31-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,298
Posted By B8888S
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/BBates/Mobi...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/BBates/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps7nr4ayej.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/BBates/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps7nr4ayej.jpg.html)
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-04-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By B8888S
Ride the crap out of it and replace things when...

Ride the crap out of it and replace things when they break. I don't see a point in spending money on anything until it is broken or you can tell for sure that the current component is holding you...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-30-15, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By B8888S
The same height as you and ride a large in my...

The same height as you and ride a large in my trail bikes. My downhill bike is a medium though, the large made me feel too stretched out. Go and test ride some at your local shop and see what fits...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-14-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By B8888S
Take it back to the shop, explain to them what...

Take it back to the shop, explain to them what happened, and have them fix it (for free). I am assuming you were messing with your preload dial. The bolt that fell out of the bottom was apparently...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-12-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,837
Posted By B8888S
I did not read this entire thread, but I will...

I did not read this entire thread, but I will share my opinion anyway. I have five bikes in my "bike room" right now. All of those bike are mountain bikes except for one. My road bike, Roubaix, is...
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