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Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,228
Posted By jcrouse
I had knee surgery in October of 2008 and I was...

I had knee surgery in October of 2008 and I was doing PT until this time last year. There were some complications and I lost all flexibility in my knee. I couldn't bend it or straighten it. Like...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 10,988
Posted By jcrouse
I've visited the racing forum on and off for a...

I've visited the racing forum on and off for a few years. I've toyed with the idea of trying my hand at racing. But, after checking out this forum, I'm pretty turned off with the idea. So many...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 10,988
Posted By jcrouse
Yeah, I agree with the doc. There is nothing...

Yeah, I agree with the doc. There is nothing that ticks me off more than people asking questions on an internet forum.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-20-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 18,909
Posted By jcrouse
Ouch...

Ouch...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-20-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 18,909
Posted By jcrouse
Thanks so much for dropping in and taking the...

Thanks so much for dropping in and taking the time to answer questions. I can only hope that when I've posted nearly 10,000 times on this site that, just like you, I'll be able to find it in myself...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,322
Posted By jcrouse
Why do you bother replying? You act as if this...

Why do you bother replying? You act as if this forum is such a pain in your butt but you've been coming here for years now. Dumb.
Forum: Touring 11-20-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,029
Posted By jcrouse
Much of the Western U.S. is public land; National...

Much of the Western U.S. is public land; National Park Service, Forest Service, or Bureau of Land Management (BLM). As noted above, you can legally camp anywhere on Forest Service land unless it is...
Forum: Touring 11-09-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 226,287
Posted By jcrouse
1997 Cannondale F300 on a trip to the Grand...

1997 Cannondale F300 on a trip to the Grand Canyon.

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q235/jec27/IMG_1658.jpg


Here it is on a weekend ride a few weeks back....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 928,237
Posted By jcrouse
Thanks! I saw one just like yours two days ago...

Thanks! I saw one just like yours two days ago in a bike rack here on the college campus where I work. I'm always looking for the neat old bikes amoungst the Magnas and Roadmasters. My Fuji hung...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-09, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By jcrouse
Thanks for the advice. I kind of figured it...

Thanks for the advice. I kind of figured it wouldn't be worth the cost/trouble to have this repaired. It is a shame this happened because both crank arms and chainwheels are in really nice shape...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-05-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By jcrouse
Stripped crank

The drive side Sugino GT crank arm on my '84 Fuji Sundance has stripped pedal threads. I recently got the bike and while cleaning and lubing it, noticed that the threads looked a little buggered up....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-30-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9,241
Views: 667,552
Posted By jcrouse
I decided to ride the nearby Wupatki National...

I decided to ride the nearby Wupatki National Monument/Sunset Crater National Monument loop. The entire ride turned out to be 52 miles. That didn't seem like too much, especially since the first...
Forum: Touring 10-26-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By jcrouse
The other posters are correct in their advice...

The other posters are correct in their advice about getting to the North Rim. I didn't mention it because of the good chance of snow there. Also, the North Rim developed area, because of the snow,...
Forum: Touring 10-26-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By jcrouse
I'm not familiar with the best route from LA to...

I'm not familiar with the best route from LA to Arizona. I do know there are a lot of very lightly traveled two-lane highways in that part of CA but I wouldn't be surprised if you might have to get...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-24-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 928,237
Posted By jcrouse
I was given this 1984 Fuji Sundance a few weeks...

I was given this 1984 Fuji Sundance a few weeks back. Based on the catalogs on the Classic Fuji site, it appears to be the very first year that they put out a mtn. bike. This was all original when...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-24-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By jcrouse
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q235/jec27/IMG_...

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q235/jec27/IMG_1658.jpg

This 1997 F300 Cannondale is a bit newer than what you asked about but it works great for touring. I replaced the blown out suspension...
Forum: Touring 10-16-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,812
Views: 1,614,704
Posted By jcrouse
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q235/jec27/IMG_...

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q235/jec27/IMG_1658.jpg


1997 Cannondale F300 at Red Mountain Arizona between Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By jcrouse
Wow, sorry if you feel like I stepped on your...

Wow, sorry if you feel like I stepped on your toes. You are correct, frozen knee is subjective. I think I had it because I was told by my surgeon and therapist that I did. I only had a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By jcrouse
I just finished 4.5 months of PT for my left knee...

I just finished 4.5 months of PT for my left knee after meniscus repair and removal. I had severe swelling post surgery, my knee "froze" and I was on crutches for 2 months. My PT consisted...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,802,337
Posted By jcrouse
I'm trying to locate a rigid 1" fork with a 240mm...

I'm trying to locate a rigid 1" fork with a 240mm or so steerer for an old Schwinn High Sierra mt. bike. The bike has 26" wheels. I bought the bike and used its fork for another project but would...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-09, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By jcrouse
Thanks for the replies. I'll go ahead and...

Thanks for the replies. I'll go ahead and measure it when I'm able and post the info so maybe it will be helpful to somebody else in the future. I noticed the lack of crown race diameter info. on a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By jcrouse
I'm unfortunately not able to measure the crown...

I'm unfortunately not able to measure the crown race at this time so hopefully someone has some experience with this. As far as my second question, I was just curious. I just thought it would be...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By jcrouse
Headset question

I need to replace the original headset on my 1984 Raleigh Super Course. There are a number of nices ones on the market but I've seen some with the option of a 26.4 or 27.0 mm crown race diameter. ...
Forum: Touring 03-30-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,041
Posted By jcrouse
With a few exceptions, you're allowed to camp...

With a few exceptions, you're allowed to camp anywhere on Forest Service or BLM land for free. Campgrounds will cost you but just throwing down a sleeping bag somewhere is free so, in many places...
Forum: Touring 03-29-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By jcrouse
A quick Google search shows that March in...

A quick Google search shows that March in Flagstaff is indeed the winter month with the most precip. This March has been abnormally dry but March is usually a very snowy month. I've lived here...
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