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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-31-15, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By kgriffioen
Bought that for my wife earlier this year. Its...

Bought that for my wife earlier this year. Its been a nice bike and no issues thus far. Like others have said, its one of trek's most popular models, so that should tell you something
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-19-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,678
Posted By kgriffioen
Shimano Dura Ace 7900 cassette, and Shimano...

Shimano Dura Ace 7900 cassette, and Shimano CN7900 chain. Both approaching 22,000 miles. Both will probably need to be replaced at the end of this season.
I'm pretty religious about cleaning and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-10-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,458
Posted By kgriffioen
these 416899 and then these over top when...

these
416899

and then these over top when its really cold
416900
Your problem will be for the most part be solved
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,400
Posted By kgriffioen
Not to complicate your life, but now that you...

Not to complicate your life, but now that you have experienced the benefits of decent bike shorts, you may want to check out bibs. I recently made the switch and now my stock pile of shorts are at...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-26-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,584
Posted By kgriffioen
Mums. What's the big deal. I was at Sam's Club...

Mums. What's the big deal. I was at Sam's Club last week and spotted my first Christmas Tree display. Not kidding!!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-22-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,667
Posted By kgriffioen
I came across this a while back along side the...

I came across this a while back along side the bike path. 401014
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-06-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,544
Posted By kgriffioen
Tundra_Man summed it up perfectly.

Tundra_Man summed it up perfectly.
Forum: Commuting 11-25-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,077
Posted By kgriffioen
I have a night and a day helmet. As luck would...

I have a night and a day helmet. As luck would have it the night helmet usually means winter and the day helmet summer.
The night helmet is all decked out with lighting and the day helmet runs...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-15-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,200
Posted By kgriffioen
It seems to me that it is all in what you are...

It seems to me that it is all in what you are used to. Earlier this week the temp for my morning 12 mile commute was 20F. A bit cool for mid November but certainly not unexpected. Now that I've...
Forum: Commuting 11-12-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,043
Posted By kgriffioen
Winter route - 24 miles R/T Spring/Fall Route -...

Winter route - 24 miles R/T
Spring/Fall Route - 30 miles R/T
Summer route - 36 miles R/T
Forum: Commuting 11-12-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,512
Posted By kgriffioen
Don't know what your budget is but I invested in...

Don't know what your budget is but I invested in a pair of shimano MW81's. They are a winter riding shoe. Got it a size bigger than normal. Wear one pair of marino socks. When it gets below 25F...
Forum: Commuting 09-20-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,529
Posted By kgriffioen
Just wrapped up my 5th full year (started when I...

Just wrapped up my 5th full year (started when I was 45 yo). My commute is 24 miles R/T. I go year round but won't go if its snowing or under 10F or raining really hard (drizzle doesn't bother me). ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-19-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,317
Posted By kgriffioen
As a commuter I go 36 miles a day, Monday thru...

As a commuter I go 36 miles a day, Monday thru Friday. On Sundays I try to get in a fast 35 to 40 in before Church as the roads are just about empty. That leaves me Saturday as a rest day which I...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-27-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,363
Posted By kgriffioen
I started reading this thread last night and as I...

I started reading this thread last night and as I was riding to work this morning in the 15F temp the solution to your issue became apparent. Don't wear the proper gloves and the effort to try an...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-16-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,430
Posted By kgriffioen
284064 Got these at zeni optical (online)...

284064

Got these at zeni optical (online) for about $40. They have an insert which takes a bit of getting used to but I find them to be fine for me. Also a lot less expensive than other options...
Forum: Commuting 09-18-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,209
Posted By kgriffioen
For me, I'm not looking forward to it but I'm not...

For me, I'm not looking forward to it but I'm not going to let it get me down either. Snow in SW Wisconsin not much of a problem. It snows, the plows and salt trucks come through, and bam! The...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-24-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By kgriffioen
If its the price that is freaking you out do what...

If its the price that is freaking you out do what I did. Get these from Zinni optical online (google it) $40.00. 252168 Down side is that there is an insert. Upside is that they were only $40.00!! ...
Forum: Commuting 05-24-12, 12:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,723
Posted By kgriffioen
I classify my rides a bit differently. I have an...

I classify my rides a bit differently. I have an "A" bike for perfect weather conditions during the non winter months. I have a "B" bike for good winter weather conditions as by that time the "A"...
Forum: Commuting 05-24-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,609
Posted By kgriffioen
When I ride at night usually in late fall,...

When I ride at night usually in late fall, winter, early spring, I have a steady light on the handle bars, a red blinky on the seat post, a flashing white light on the top of the helmet and a second...
Forum: Commuting 05-24-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 725
Posted By kgriffioen
get one of these, put it under your desk, problem...

get one of these, put it under your desk, problem solved

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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-10-12, 11:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,681
Posted By kgriffioen
I started running about 3 years ago because I...

I started running about 3 years ago because I wanted to do a triathlon. Then I did another one, and another, and another...... you get the picture. I ride about 7,500 miles per year and run about...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-11-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 710
Posted By kgriffioen
nice work.

nice work.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-11-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 618
Posted By kgriffioen
moose tracks ice cream

moose tracks ice cream
Forum: Winter Cycling 07-27-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,571
Posted By kgriffioen
Pearl Izumi Elite with the zip off sleeves - lots...

Pearl Izumi Elite with the zip off sleeves - lots of room for lots of stuff - runs about $100 but sometimes you can find them on sale for 75 or 80. Had mine for a couple of years and love it.
Forum: Winter Cycling 07-27-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,078
Posted By kgriffioen
long sleeve - try minus 33. Cheaper than smart...

long sleeve - try minus 33. Cheaper than smart wool but just as effective in my opinion - I think I paid 40 or 45
long johns - I've got smart wool but they run around 75 bucks
socks - smart wool -...
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