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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-21-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By gonesh9
sorry, i realize now that was pretty insensitive...

sorry, i realize now that was pretty insensitive of me to ask.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-21-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By gonesh9
General LBS price markups?

I've decided to have a bike built... I am on a racing team, and the deal we have with our bike shop sponsor is his cost plus 20%. I'm just curious how much a typical markup is on parts at most bike...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-03-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,410
Posted By gonesh9
To whomever it might matter, I've been vegan 11...

To whomever it might matter, I've been vegan 11 years, and don't find any problem with protein in my diet. I'm a CAT 1 mountain bike racer and also race a lot of road races. There's just so much...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-03-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By gonesh9
There's actually a lot of people who ride it...

There's actually a lot of people who ride it fixed.
Vive le Ronde!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-03-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,681
Posted By gonesh9
Mountain cassette on road bike?

This might be a stupid question, but would it work to just put my XT mountain bike cassette on my road bike? They're both 9 speeds...
The reason I ask is that there's a super hilly death ride this...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-27-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By gonesh9
Ronde Portlandia! Some of the best climbs...

Ronde Portlandia! Some of the best climbs around. I've seen some strong climbers resort to walking up Brynwood Rd. Pain is bliss.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-19-08, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,414
Posted By gonesh9
Material properties of steel vs. aluminum

I'm just a bit baffled and was curious if anyone could shed some light on a particular matter:

I'm currently taking an advanced Materials Science course, and have learned that steel has a higher...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-01-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By gonesh9
O.K.- so I went to my favorite LBS and asked what...

O.K.- so I went to my favorite LBS and asked what they thought. Turns out it's quite common that the sifter itself fails- What happens is there's a plastic cap (black) that covers the pressed disc...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-29-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By gonesh9
Bar end shifters losing strength

Hey all, I'm trying to figure out what is wrong with my bar end shifters... I've used them for the last few years, and they've been great (Dura Ace shifters). Now the front shifter, which is...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-28-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gonesh9
I can't seem to find the map of the exact route...

I can't seem to find the map of the exact route for the 100 miler, but I know it's mostly the 65 mile route, but then goes a bit further NE. We will be marking the course this weekend, if I get...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-21-08, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gonesh9
...Just a reminder to register for the ride soon...

...Just a reminder to register for the ride soon if you are interested. We keep getting more businesses on board to help out. New additions: Dave's Killer Bread will be supplying bread items, Raw...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-07-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gonesh9
Yeah that really shouldn't be an issue, if you...

Yeah that really shouldn't be an issue, if you want to e-mail or IM me I'll make sure that we get hooked up with you in Vancouver. We will be stopping at the Vancouver farmer's market, along with a...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-07-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gonesh9
Yeah, I know what you mean- Looking at the...

Yeah, I know what you mean- Looking at the schedules there really were conflicts on just about every weekend through the summer. Anyways, if you know anyone else that might be interested, please...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-06-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gonesh9
Tour d' Organics century (Portland/Vancouver)

Hello fellow riders-

Just wanted to let you know about a really great ride, Tour d' Organics, that my cycling team is organizing for September 6th. This is a fully supported, organized ride with...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 06-25-08, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By gonesh9
Great job fishmel, you were looking super strong...

Great job fishmel, you were looking super strong out there. For some reason I've lost my climbing legs this year, could have used them last weekend!
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-09-08, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By gonesh9
Thanks for the replies. To answer the few...

Thanks for the replies. To answer the few questions-- yes, I do have faith in my coach, and have been discussing this with her. I just wanted to see what other people's experiences are, as this is...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-08-08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By gonesh9
lifting during pre-season training

This is the first year I've been serious and dedicated to training properly for the season. I've got a good coach, who has me lifting for strength during these early months, on top of plenty of base...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-07-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By gonesh9
It's a DT Swiss RR 1.1. rim with Speedcific hubs...

It's a DT Swiss RR 1.1. rim with Speedcific hubs (Mike Garcia special)

Maybe not the nicest race wheel out there, but it is a nice wheel. Just can't afford too much more.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 02-07-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By gonesh9
Using race wheel on trainer

I have two sets of wheels, one for racing and one for training. The problem is that my rear training wheel is being used every day on my daily training bike. So when I go to ride the trainer, I...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 11-20-07, 11:03 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,181
Posted By gonesh9
True cyclocross, NW style. ...

True cyclocross, NW style.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v66/gonesh9/CX/9.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v66/gonesh9/CX/2-1.jpg
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Forum: Cyclocross Racing 11-05-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,181
Posted By gonesh9
Your guys' cross races all look way too clean and...

Your guys' cross races all look way too clean and tidy! Oregon cross is where it's at! :)

This was Barton last year:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v66/gonesh9/CX/6.jpg...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-31-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,992
Posted By gonesh9
Wow, nice resurrection! Since this post was...

Wow, nice resurrection! Since this post was started over 3 years ago I'd like to add a few more:

Veloshop
Nice little shop downtown, run by a true racer and better yet a friendly vegan. Lots of...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-25-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By gonesh9
Hey Dabbo, nice to see you there, too... now that...

Hey Dabbo, nice to see you there, too... now that you're racing up a cat I don't have to race against you any more! :)
The Astoria Halloween race is the only one I will miss for the rest of the...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-23-07, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By gonesh9
I'm sure it will be good fun. The Cross Crusade...

I'm sure it will be good fun. The Cross Crusade people do help out with the event, so even though it's a GP race it will still have a bunch of the raw culture that is so great here.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-21-07, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By gonesh9
Portland Cross Crusade

Just have to gloat about the historical and unparalleled sweetness of the Cross Crusade series in Portland. At Alpenrose we had the largest participatory cyclocross race in world history with over...
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