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Forum: Charity Events 10-02-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By Grimmreaper
Hi SourdoughT I n response to your...

Hi SourdoughT
I n response to your question, from what I can tell this event was a Army driven event by a few army soldiers at Ft Eustis in Newport News, Va. This is only the second year that...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-20-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By Grimmreaper
I use Bolle glasses, I have not have any problems...

I use Bolle glasses, I have not have any problems with them.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-16-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,732
Posted By Grimmreaper
I ride 10 miles one way on my Cannondale CAAD 9...

I ride 10 miles one way on my Cannondale CAAD 9 bike.
I carry a Camelback Mule so I can carry my lunch, air pump, a couple of inner tubes, tire levers, and multi-tool. I ride Monday through Thursady...
Forum: Great Lakes 05-13-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By Grimmreaper
Group rides on the Illinois Route 66 trail?

Hi there
I was hoping that there are group rides on the route 66 trail.
I currently live in Hampton, VA. But I plan on spending a week up in Lincoln Illinois. From 31 May till 7 June 2008. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-01-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Grimmreaper
I just bought a Suunto X3HR and I like it a lot,...

I just bought a Suunto X3HR and I like it a lot, I have not used the intervals portion yet but I have used the rest of the functions. I like it but the only two issues I can see are:

(1) The...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-11-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,528
Posted By Grimmreaper
One light that I have had good luck with is the...

One light that I have had good luck with is the Niterider MINEWT X2 Dual.
It throws out a nice beam and since it is on two seperate lights, you can adjust one to be close and the farther out. It...
Forum: Commuting 11-02-07, 07:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,577
Posted By Grimmreaper
I just recently bought a Scott Sportster. It set...

I just recently bought a Scott Sportster. It set me back about $%00 and I think is a great commuter. I believe it is a standard hybrid. But it suits my needs very well, it is comfortable with a...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-07, 10:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,739
Posted By Grimmreaper
I have a 97 Outback with 175,000 trouble free...

I have a 97 Outback with 175,000 trouble free miles and a 2005 Baja, I carry my bike in the back of my outback if I am by myself without any problem and I carry two bikes in the cargo area of the...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-30-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Grimmreaper
Thanks for the input, I will definately give...

Thanks for the input, I will definately give those folks a call.

Thank you very much for your help.
Forum: Great Lakes 07-26-07, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Grimmreaper
Anyone know of any rides or clubs in Crane Indiana?

Hi There
I may be moving to Crane Indiana for a work related project but before I go, I was wondering if anyone knows that area of the state.

Thanks for any insight you can give me.

Very...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Grimmreaper
Thats something I thought of, but since it is a...

Thats something I thought of, but since it is a Cannondale I figure unless the frame is cracked, that should be the last thing that would flex. I will probably have to take to my shop when I get home...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Grimmreaper
Rear Brake rub issues

Hi there.
I have a problem and I am not sure how serious this is or not. I have a Cannondale CAAD-9 frame with and Ultegra 10-speed drive train and brakes with Mavic CXP-30 30MM deep dish wheels...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-07, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Grimmreaper
Rear Brake rub when pedals under power

Hi there.
I have a problem and I am not sure how serious this is or not. I have a Cannondale CAAD-9 frame with and Ultegra 10-speed drive train and brakes with Mavic CXP-30 30MM deep dish wheels...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-15-07, 10:03 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 8,249
Posted By Grimmreaper
I raced the City Center at Oyster point Crit...

I raced the City Center at Oyster point Crit yesterday and I got my Butt handed to me, I was slow getting clipped in and when I looked up the pack was 100 yards in front of me and accelerating.
The...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 04-27-07, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Grimmreaper
I just completed my first century as well on the...

I just completed my first century as well on the Tour De Cure in Hampton roads. I ride 60 to 100 miles a week for the last couple of months and I was pleasantly surprised the actual century was not...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By Grimmreaper
The best advice I could give is to talk to your...

The best advice I could give is to talk to your Doctor first before you do anything.

Depending how bad the break is you could be back on the bike in only a couple of months or in my case almost 5...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-16-07, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By Grimmreaper
I agree, find out if you like riding the bike...

I agree, find out if you like riding the bike first off and second see if the shifters are comfortable for you. I had a Trek 1000 with Sora shifters and I put over 7000 miles on that thing and the...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-07, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Grimmreaper
I have a Trek 1000 I bought in November 2002, The...

I have a Trek 1000 I bought in November 2002, The only thing I have done with it is buy a set of Mavic CXP-30 wheels and a Winwood carbon fork. Those two things greatly improved the ride. I am a big...
Forum: Commuting 03-15-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,736
Posted By Grimmreaper
My distance to work is 10 miles and it takes me...

My distance to work is 10 miles and it takes me anywhere from 29 minutes to 36 minutes (depending how hard the wind is blowing and how I feel) I have a lot of stop and go with about a dozen traffic...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-07-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,051
Posted By Grimmreaper
I ma not quite ready to lose my Camelback MULE...

I ma not quite ready to lose my Camelback MULE yet. I like having the extra capacity to store my inner tubes, CO2 and Topeake Road Morph in case I have more than one flat and for commuting I use it...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-02-07, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,740
Posted By Grimmreaper
I test rode a Peloton at my LBS and I thought it...

I test rode a Peloton at my LBS and I thought it rode very comfortable. I also thought it is a great looking bike.

I prefer the ride of Cannondales so it did not work out for me, but I ride with...
Forum: Southeast 02-02-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Grimmreaper
If you ship it Contes here is their address: ...

If you ship it Contes here is their address:
9913 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601
757.595.1333
When you call you can ask for Walter (He is the owner and also manages).
The Saturday ride is...
Forum: Southeast 02-02-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Grimmreaper
Depending on where you will be staying at, it...

Depending on where you will be staying at, it should take less than a half hour to get to Newport News.
Map Quest can give you the detail you need as far as directions are concerned.

The...
Forum: Southeast 02-02-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Grimmreaper
Hi there Unfortunately there are no shops...

Hi there
Unfortunately there are no shops in this area that rent road bikes that I am aware of.
However if you do bring your bike on the plane the local bike shops (Contes and Bike Beat) will...
Forum: Southeast 01-17-07, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Grimmreaper
Sorry, I am not aware of any shop in this that...

Sorry, I am not aware of any shop in this that will rent bikes.
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