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Forum: Commuting 04-11-17, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By crazyravr
LOL ohhhh these are so going on :) will have to...

LOL ohhhh these are so going on :) will have to remove my mirror from the drop bar to install but it will all be worth it.
Forum: Commuting 04-07-17, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By crazyravr
Help me gear up my Giant TCX 0 for commuting.

So I have a 8km commute into work from my new place that I will be moving into shortly. Now, I can walk / run into work for that distance, but I already planned a route that will be 30km each way....
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-04-17, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By crazyravr
Converting my Giant TCX 0 for commuting.

I need fenders, rear rack and and rear spanners.
What would you guys suggest that would be east to install / remove, durable and affordable?
Forum: Road Cycling 12-02-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,743
Posted By crazyravr
Obviously you never had to mount a 23mm tire on a...

Obviously you never had to mount a 23mm tire on a Giant PSLR-1 aero rim. Tire mounting on these things is the reason why I no longer own them.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-02-16, 06:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By crazyravr
Thank you guys for the comments. Much...

Thank you guys for the comments. Much appreciated.
My feet dont get cold anymore down to below freezing since I got Woolie Boolie socks + de-feet overshoes + gore thick overshoes and couple heat...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-16, 06:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By crazyravr
My hands always cold - gloves suggestions?

I cant be the only one with this. My hands are always cold. How bad is it? Well this morning it was +3C. After 40km my fingers were numb. This is all while wearing DHB lines gloves with Pearl Izumi...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-17-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 2,877,593
Posted By crazyravr
I got these couple years ago and hated them....

I got these couple years ago and hated them. Hated then so much that I simply threw them out. Worse pair of cycling gloves I ever owned. They dont breath, not watherproof, the padding is in all the...
Forum: Commuting 09-27-16, 06:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,960
Posted By crazyravr
Nope. I ride if and when I feel like it. I used...

Nope. I ride if and when I feel like it. I used to be the hard core "no matter what give 'er" type of a guy, and all that did was I found myself starting the dislike biking. Now i have a different...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-23-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By crazyravr
Upgrades for Giant Talon 29er 2

What would you guys upgrade on the bike to make it high(er) end, starting with the most important? Also what parts would you use for swaps (ie. stock fork - XXXX fork etc.)

thanx.
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-16-16, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By crazyravr
Thanx guys. No one else wants to chime in here? ...

Thanx guys. No one else wants to chime in here?
The difference in price from X7 to X8 is $300CDN for me so pretty hefty.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-13-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,799
Posted By crazyravr
I love my 2013 TCR 0 and tried the propel. I...

I love my 2013 TCR 0 and tried the propel. I found myself more comfy on the TCR. The propel is more of a get on and give 'er type of a bike. Looks fast and it is fast.
Forum: Commuting 09-13-16, 06:17 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,879
Posted By crazyravr
Glad I found this thread cause I was just about...

Glad I found this thread cause I was just about to post this.......
Today on my morning ride into work, a dude on a single speed drinking coffe, hands off handlebar, taking up the entire right lane...
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-13-16, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By crazyravr
Trek X-Cal 7 - first ever mtb?

So I am a roady and do cross. Recently I took my cross bike Giant TCX SLR for major offroading and and loved it, despite the fact that I had to walk it as it would just not make it over large rocks...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-16, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 2,877,593
Posted By crazyravr
All at Western Bike Works. - Garmin 810 -...

All at Western Bike Works.
- Garmin 810
- Sensors
- Front and rear lights

After shipping and conversion about half of what all this would cost me in Canada.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-22-16, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By crazyravr
Got myself checked out and all good just scrapes...

Got myself checked out and all good just scrapes and bruised shoulder. I am going to the police station today and ask them whether to file a report or not.
Today I am going to my bike shop to have...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By crazyravr
Cyclist hit by a car... what should I do?

This is Mississauga, Ontario.
I see the car go by me and the next thing I know the car is right in front of me and smash. I was heading straight on a green light and she decided to make a right turn...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-06-16, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By crazyravr
It was exactly three years ago. Ohhh well at...

It was exactly three years ago. Ohhh well at least this year it didnt snow, unlike last year lol. Always fun thing to do minus the 4:30am wake up.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By crazyravr
Thank you. Gonna give this a shot.

Thank you. Gonna give this a shot.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-31-16, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By crazyravr
Putting new tires on Giant PSLR-1 Aero rims..

So I got me Schwalbe1 tires. Tried to put them on my rims this weekend. That did not go very well. Broke two sets of levers and did not get the tires on. My last tires were GPs and with struggle they...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-15, 05:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,411
Posted By crazyravr
OP... you call that a crash?? Giant TCR Comp 0...

OP... you call that a crash??
Giant TCR Comp 0 crashed at 44kmh during a race.
Me = 38 stitches total, skin grafts, concussion, cracked helmet, torn jersey and bibs.
Bike = not a scratch.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-15-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,111
Posted By crazyravr
So from your experience they fit true to size...

So from your experience they fit true to size chart?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-15-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,111
Posted By crazyravr
Your shoe size and your Northwave cycling shoe size...

... or how do Northwaves run for size? I am size 11US and not sure whether to go 45 or 46 here.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-11-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,865
Posted By crazyravr
hows the sizing of the shimano shoes? did you...

hows the sizing of the shimano shoes? did you have go a size up from what the size chart shows? Im US11 so I think I would go with a 46 in shimano. Having said that I might as well visit a local shop...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-10-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,017
Posted By crazyravr
Why?

Why?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-09-14, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,865
Posted By crazyravr
Im to the point where I dont even tighten up the...

Im to the point where I dont even tighten up the front of my shoes anymore (LG 2LS). I just very slightly cinch down the top of of the foot.
I wish there was a place where I could go and say " my...
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