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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-16, 06:11 PM
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Posted By 1bluetrek
This is how I got my new Cross bike!

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=710061839086201&id=1405410151
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-03-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,416
Posted By 1bluetrek
Signed up for my 10th Seattle TdC. The Spokane...

Signed up for my 10th Seattle TdC. The Spokane ride is the day before and it has me thinking of riding a double!
I'm down in Moses Lake, almost halfway between Seattle and Spokane
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By 1bluetrek
Gearing questions

I have a Giant TCX Advanced Pro 2 that I use for road riding as well as some light cross type riding. I'm not in love with the 46/36-11/28 gears tho. Has anyone swapped out chainrings and rear...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,872
Posted By 1bluetrek
I have 30mm Armadillos on my TCX

I have 30mm Armadillos on my TCX
Forum: Northern California 08-11-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By 1bluetrek
Anyone near Magalia Cal?

My wife and I are planning a trip from Washington State to Magalia to visit one of her friends for a few days. Is there any good riding in the area? Would I be better off with my road bike or my...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-19-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,521
Posted By 1bluetrek
Have a few in mind, along with my must do rides,...

Have a few in mind, along with my must do rides, the Seattle Tour de Cure and the 8 Lakes Leg Aches in Spokane. Planning on the Spokane Lilac Century, The flying wheels century in Redmond and the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-16-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 33,263
Posted By 1bluetrek
I have had the mustache since I was 15, shaved it...

I have had the mustache since I was 15, shaved it off to raise money for the Tour de Cure. It's back now!
http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo127/1bluetrek/before.jpg...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-16-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By 1bluetrek
http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo127/1bluetrek...

http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo127/1bluetrek/before.jpg (http://s368.photobucket.com/user/1bluetrek/media/before.jpg.html)
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-15, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By 1bluetrek
Thank you sir! Worked great!

Thank you sir! Worked great!
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-15, 10:36 PM
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Posted By 1bluetrek
OK Better pics, my wife surprised me with a gift!

My wife bought me this, what a surprise! I love it!
http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo127/1bluetrek/gianttcx.jpg (http://s368.photobucket.com/user/1bluetrek/media/gianttcx.jpg.html)...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By 1bluetrek
For the 100th time...

How do you get your pictures to post at a regular size? When I post, they are tiny and you have to click on them to get them large enough to see without a magnifying glass.
Have I forgotten a step?
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By 1bluetrek
For the 100th time...

How do you get your pictures to post at a regular size? When I post, they are tiny and you have to click on them to get them large enough to see without a magnifying glass.
Have I forgotten a step?
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-03-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 2,133,552
Posted By 1bluetrek
426391426392 My new 2015 Giant TXC Advanced Pro...

426391426392 My new 2015 Giant TXC Advanced Pro 2. A gift from my wife :)
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-02-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,410
Posted By 1bluetrek
Sweet! My wife surprised me with a new TCX PRO 2...

Sweet! My wife surprised me with a new TCX PRO 2 a few months ago and I'm loving it! Have fun on that puppy!
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-14-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By 1bluetrek
Thanks for all the input, I do have some SPDs and...

Thanks for all the input, I do have some SPDs and I bought some new Armadillo 30s for the road. With the carbon frame, they should smooth out the eastern Washington rough roads and chip seal nicely!
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-14-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By 1bluetrek
It was quite a day! The American Diabetes...

It was quite a day! The American Diabetes Association Seattle Tour de Cure presented me with a 2015 Mini Cooper Countryman to use for a month, and as we were all standing around checking it out, a...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-12-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By 1bluetrek
Anyone use a cross bike for road riding?

My wife just surprised me with a shiney new Giant TCX Advanced Pro 2 :).
Does anyone use their cross bike on the road? Any advice on a good pedal for cross and road riding?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-01-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By 1bluetrek
I really like sport legs, seems to help me work...

I really like sport legs, seems to help me work my legs harder. Add endurolytes for some help with cramping, cramps have always been one of my biggest issues
Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-01-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By 1bluetrek
A friend of mine is pushing me towards a Roubaix...

A friend of mine is pushing me towards a Roubaix Sl4 Sport 105, is this the bike that you have? Axis Wheels and brakes. He says I would be much better off with it over the Secture because of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By 1bluetrek
Thanks for the input everyone, one of my biggest...

Thanks for the input everyone, one of my biggest issues is that there ARE a bunch of good entry level bikes out there like mprelaw said. I need to head for a city for a few days to do some test...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-27-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By 1bluetrek
Hey Mark, I had considered it, I know they are...

Hey Mark, I had considered it, I know they are just getting started up there and could use the support! But for the last 7 years, it has been the Seattle Tour that I ride, I have some friends on the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-27-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By 1bluetrek
Thoughts on these bikes?

Thinking of a new bike, probably an entry level endurance geometry design. So far I am pondering a couple.
1-Specialized Secture Elite, Maybe the Disc model.
2-Giant Defy 1
3-Trek Domane 2.0
Does...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-22-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By 1bluetrek
Thanks for the tip T-bear. Took a little ride :)

Thanks for the tip T-bear. Took a little ride :)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-18-13, 08:35 PM
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Views: 196,371
Posted By 1bluetrek
Great Job!

Great Job!
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-18-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By 1bluetrek
Any riding around Chehalis?

Im going to be in Chehalis Thursday afternoon and most of the day Friday, is there any good road riding in the area? Never been there, and Im always looking for new roads to ride..
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