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Forum: Road Cycling 12-02-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,031
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: 929
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: 929
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: 16,377
Views: 2,743,582
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: 1,816
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: 375
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: 950
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: 1,963
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: 5,690
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: 950
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: 16,377
Views: 2,743,582
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: 869
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: 869
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: 377
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: 321
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: 321
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: 2,279
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: 4,294
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: 4,294
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: 1,816
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: 1,983
Posted By crazyravr
Why?

Why?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-09-14, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
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...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-09-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By crazyravr
Nagging problem with numb toes.

So I have tried footbeds, cleats front and back etc. and nothing seems to help. My right foot (toes) go to sleep after about 30 minutes on the bike if I dont unclip. I can deal with this when the...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By crazyravr
Thanx guys. Thats all I was looking for.... in my...

Thanx guys. Thats all I was looking for.... in my case this will be more trouble than what its worth.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By crazyravr
Safe to switch 11-28 to 12-32 cassette?

while leaving all else as is?
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