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Forum: Recreational & Family 02-02-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By desmo13
bag for an Electra (man style)

So to join the wife and daughter, I have a new electra Super deluxe.
I need a bag, for under the seat, or for the rear rack. something that fits the cruiser style, non-hi-tech material-looking. ...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-21-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By desmo13
Awesome! I had my 1st race on sunday also. And...

Awesome! I had my 1st race on sunday also. And I couldnt have done it without my little girl ringing the cowbell and holding up a strawberry shortcake coloring book picture that she wrote go daddy...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-01-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By desmo13
Drop bars from my old roadbike left over when I...

Drop bars from my old roadbike left over when I went to wider bars. Wheels off my old roadbike. Shifters/RD left over from when I upgraded my mom's bike to 105. These are Sora, but I have some...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-30-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By desmo13
I am doing it.. first CX season for me, wife said...

I am doing it.. first CX season for me, wife said no go on buying a CX bike unless I race CX first..

the result... turned my Kona Dew hybrid commuter into a CX bike for 150 bucks.. had to buy...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-19-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By desmo13
I am back to SPD's after trying CB's for a year. ...

I am back to SPD's after trying CB's for a year. I didnt like how on really rough rock gardens, hitting your pedal on a rock on the down stroke would eject your foot from that pedal.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-09, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By desmo13
I was 225 when I got my 566 Dec 23rd (194 now)....

I was 225 when I got my 566 Dec 23rd (194 now). The bike did not feel flexy at all. In fact, the bike felt spectacular. I was coming from a cannondale CAAD 5.
30 pound later, feels the same.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-17-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,390
Posted By desmo13
The answer was fantastic

The answer was fantastic
Forum: Road Cycling 01-16-09, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,006
Posted By desmo13
I like the topeak mini 18 tool to carry with me. ...

I like the topeak mini 18 tool to carry with me.

Ride a couple hundred miles. then take it back to adjust for cable stretch etc.

For maintenance at home, you will need a sweet set of t-handle...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-13-09, 12:19 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,612
Posted By desmo13
I can't stand the Hipster rolled pant leg either....

I can't stand the Hipster rolled pant leg either. I wear Man-capri's when riding my fixie.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-13-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 900
Posted By desmo13
I second east side of the Berkley hills. You can...

I second east side of the Berkley hills. You can do a century on the ironhorse trail and it's connectors. Riding in the Danville/San Ramon/Pleasanton area has good bike lanes, and Lots of cyclist,...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-31-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,610
Posted By desmo13
Despite having a new Look, my favorite is my old...

Despite having a new Look, my favorite is my old cannondale 2.0 I converted to fixie.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-23-08, 10:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,865
Posted By desmo13
Santa Had my wife deliver me a new Look last...

Santa Had my wife deliver me a new Look last friday, I was fitted today.

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u141/desmo0341/IMG_1479.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 12-21-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25,650
Views: 14,406,254
Posted By desmo13
2 day old Look 566 ...

2 day old Look 566

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u141/desmo0341/IMG_1479.jpg

Puts the 2005 Cannondale CAAD 5 in retrofit (going to strip the parts to build a cross bike)
Also ridden and...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-21-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 872
Posted By desmo13
20 miles local on my new bike.. would have liked...

20 miles local on my new bike.. would have liked more, but last minute xmas shoppers fighting for lane position and eratic turns chased me off the public transportation system to a mup to get home. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-21-08, 03:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,389
Posted By desmo13
My wife has 2 years riding a bike with Sora. ...

My wife has 2 years riding a bike with Sora. Every time she wanted to shift, it shifted. Whats wrong with that? I only had to adjust it twice. First time when she got the bike, second time about 2...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-18-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,034
Posted By desmo13
The new Look 566 is in your range, 2499... with...

The new Look 566 is in your range, 2499... with '09 SRAM Rival
Forum: Road Cycling 11-14-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,088
Posted By desmo13
I don't race, so with that.. I have ran through 3...

I don't race, so with that.. I have ran through 3 sets of 4000's. I always loved the tire. Just needed to feel different this time and tried the PRO 3's. They do feel way different. I can describe...
Forum: Commuting 10-22-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By desmo13
Commuter training?

Whats your plan (if you had one)

My commute:

around an 1:05 to 1:25 depending on wind lights etc (1 way)

Just under 15 miles each way

twice a day
Forum: Commuting 10-04-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,785
Posted By desmo13
Buy something used off craigslist. If you...

Buy something used off craigslist.

If you want new, I commute on a Kona Dew. 30 mile round trip, plus it double duties as campground bike, fireroad bike, pulling child in her trailer/tag along...
Forum: Commuting 10-04-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,015
Posted By desmo13
HRM, Bell, Mirror, Phone, Cygolite, and Coffee....

HRM, Bell, Mirror, Phone, Cygolite, and Coffee. dawn action shot.
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u141/desmo0341/4-7.jpg


Couple days a week I use my fixie, just a bell.
Forum: Commuting 10-04-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 12,706
Posted By desmo13
Absolutely!! I put lots of gel in my hair,...

Absolutely!!

I put lots of gel in my hair, then put on my helmet, get to work, and my students love it! all the spikes of hair that work their way through the vents in my helmet. The said I...
Forum: Commuting 10-02-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 614
Posted By desmo13
My bike and gear is just under 50 lbs. I like...

My bike and gear is just under 50 lbs. I like it. training. On the weekends when I jump on the roadie for the group rides, I can feel the training.
Forum: Commuting 10-01-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,091
Posted By desmo13
30 miles round trip. 3 to 4 days a week. 51 min...

30 miles round trip. 3 to 4 days a week. 51 min to 1:10 each way, depending on bike and traffic.
Forum: Commuting 09-30-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By desmo13
New commuter, first strange thing.

I just started commuting this school year (15 miles each way about an hour, mostly MUT, Kona Dew topeak rack and baskets)

So, I am loving finding school stuff (today for example, a dozen 3 foot...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-27-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By desmo13
Awesome

Awesome
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