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Forum: Road Cycling 03-15-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 35,750
Posted By gsimpson2g
Will do! Thanks for tracking all of this btw.

Will do! Thanks for tracking all of this btw.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-15-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 35,750
Posted By gsimpson2g
I need to get in on this! Have a lot of weight to...

I need to get in on this! Have a lot of weight to lose, and some mileage goals to hit this year.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,477
Posted By gsimpson2g
+30 Lbs here, really hoping I can loose 80 Lbs...

+30 Lbs here, really hoping I can loose 80 Lbs within the next year, would love to be back down to my 160 Lbs I was at a few years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,934
Posted By gsimpson2g
Tried jumping a ditch for the first time on a...

Tried jumping a ditch for the first time on a dual suspension mountain bike, on a shoddy wood ramp. Hit the ramp, ramp collapsed, and didn't pull up enough. Nose dived, then head over tail flipping....
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 983
Posted By gsimpson2g
Strava when I was on android. Now I use Endomondo...

Strava when I was on android. Now I use Endomondo on my Windows phone, and upload the GPX data to Strava to keep all my rides stored in one place.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,346
Posted By gsimpson2g
Did the bike shop put you on the bike, and set it...

Did the bike shop put you on the bike, and set it up for you? I recently had a LBS help fit me on my bike, a 56cm 1.1 trek. They adjusted my seat height to an angle of 27 degrees at my knee when at...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By gsimpson2g
I will definitely do this! The brakes weren't too...

I will definitely do this! The brakes weren't too bad when I first bought the bike. Now, it seems like I really have to get on them to come to a stop.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By gsimpson2g
I understand fully the cost vs reward idea. Was...

I understand fully the cost vs reward idea. Was really only wondering about the groupset now for when I do buy an upgraded bike. If I get a nice frame setup that I really like, no point in buying a...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By gsimpson2g
Sadly the brake pads that came stock on the...

Sadly the brake pads that came stock on the unbranded calipers are not cartridge pads. Will just have to buy a set of brake shoes and swap out the cartridge :). Any experience with koolstop reducing...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By gsimpson2g
Excellent! I figured I couldn't swap to like a 10...

Excellent! I figured I couldn't swap to like a 10 speed from a 9 or 8 without changing levers and derailleur. I had read some on koolstop pads, where would be a good place to snag some from online?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By gsimpson2g
Thanks guys! It should be able to fit the 25's,...

Thanks guys! It should be able to fit the 25's, so I will give them a try soon, using 23's atm that came stock on the bike. My current rear is really starting to flatspot. Next month I will be...
Forum: Charity Events 03-11-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,828
Posted By gsimpson2g
2013 - Knoxville Tour de Cure

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Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By gsimpson2g
Upgrading a Trek Alpha 1.1

I am finally looking at upgrading my bike. I would really like to make it a bit more comfortable over rougher terrain. Some back roads in my area aren't kept up very well.

First thing I am looking...
Forum: Introductions 03-11-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By gsimpson2g
Hello from Maynardville, TN

Hi everybody, my name is Geoff. I have been road biking now for 2 1/2 years. I started out riding on a cheap, craigslist bought, old steel frame road bike, that was way too small for me. After riding...
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