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Forum: Great Lakes 06-17-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,495
Posted By shider
Sorry to hear about the crash. It seems a long...

Sorry to hear about the crash. It seems a long time since I've ridden with you guys but if you insist on riding over those slower than you... ;)
PS, still waiting on that major upgrade. Might I...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-25-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By shider
Why the SLC-SL and not the P3? I would have...

Why the SLC-SL and not the P3? I would have thought that might get you those 3 seconds...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-11-10, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By shider
I did this ride a couple of years ago. It was a...

I did this ride a couple of years ago. It was a lot of fun despite missing the first rest stop. (I think I was racing a buddy and we both got too distracted to notice.) It was well organized and...
Forum: Great Lakes 10-07-09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By shider
What you want to do is get out of town to ride. ...

What you want to do is get out of town to ride. Biking in Rockford can at best be an exercise in frustration. The roads are bad and the drivers are worse. However with that being said, here is a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-07-09, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,760
Posted By shider
I have to second this comment. Crank Brothers...

I have to second this comment. Crank Brothers cleats are a lower profile than SPDs and grind much less.
Forum: Great Lakes 04-03-09, 06:49 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,221
Posted By shider
I look forward to being there. Thanks for...

I look forward to being there.

Thanks for putting it together. :thumb:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-14-09, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By shider
Cut a slot across the top of the head with either...

Cut a slot across the top of the head with either a dremel or fine toothed hack saw and then just use a flathead screwdriver. :thumb:
Forum: Great Lakes 03-07-09, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By shider
In Belvidere there is "Activity Sports and...

In Belvidere there is "Activity Sports and Cycle", Dave at 815-544-6350. It's a very small place but he is a Marin, Kestrel, Litespeed, and Air Borne dealer. I've only dealt with him on a few...
Forum: Great Lakes 09-19-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
Yes, all the sane people will be in the B group...

Yes, all the sane people will be in the B group for the first loop.
Forum: Great Lakes 09-19-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
If you're cold you need to ride faster in order...

If you're cold you need to ride faster in order to generate more body heat. If you're too hot you need to ride faster in order to generate enough wind speed to cool you down.

In reality though it...
Forum: Great Lakes 09-19-08, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By shider
Ok, I'll admit that I'm happier putting...

Ok, I'll admit that I'm happier putting lemon/lime drink in my bottles when I'm riding the neon yellow Trek. Does that mean I'm reduced to drinking water when I ride my white bike? :)
Forum: Great Lakes 09-19-08, 06:43 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
Hey iab, what are the odds on voldemort bringing...

Hey iab, what are the odds on voldemort bringing a helmet? ;)
Forum: Great Lakes 09-18-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
Sorry to disappoint but I generally find seat...

Sorry to disappoint but I generally find seat time to be more of a problem for me than distance. As such, I'll be looking to finish the ride as quickly as possible. I'll wait for my family at the...
Forum: Great Lakes 09-17-08, 12:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
That sounds like an excellent reason to get out...

That sounds like an excellent reason to get out of the house for a few hours. :)
Forum: Great Lakes 09-17-08, 11:56 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
That sounds like an excellent reason to get out...

That sounds like an excellent reason to get out of the house for a few hours. :)
Forum: Great Lakes 09-17-08, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By shider
Wow! What kind of panniers do you have that can...

Wow! What kind of panniers do you have that can weather that kind of ride?
Forum: Great Lakes 09-16-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
Much is a relative term but yes. 1000 in July,...

Much is a relative term but yes. 1000 in July, 900 in August, 400 so far in September. It's been a pretty good summer for riding. :)

I guess I'm not meeting up to my BFNIC responsibilities...
Forum: Great Lakes 09-16-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,164
Posted By shider
Ok ColorChange I'm in for trying to push the pace...

Ok ColorChange I'm in for trying to push the pace although long flat stretches are not really my strength. If we get a good pace line going though I should be able to hang and do my share of the...
Forum: Great Lakes 05-27-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By shider
Is that you Zack? :thumb: I didn't know it was...

Is that you Zack? :thumb: I didn't know it was a race but it was definately an all out effort. It was nice to make your acquaintance and I had a great time riding with you. I came out Sunday...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-20-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By shider
The breakage issue with the Cervelo forks was due...

The breakage issue with the Cervelo forks was due to the insert being glued in to too long a steerer. The reinforcement was designed to start below the upper headset bearing and go to the top of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-13-08, 12:04 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 33,001
Posted By shider
Hey psimet! You didn't put in for vacation time....

Hey psimet! You didn't put in for vacation time. Get back on the job! :thumb:
Forum: Touring 05-12-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By shider
Also the Trek Portland.

Also the Trek Portland.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-08, 08:47 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 33,001
Posted By shider
To add to this, also make sure the gap between...

To add to this, also make sure the gap between the face cap and the stem is even at the top and bottom. This is particularly critical for carbon bars.

Keep them coming Psimet. Good stuff!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-08-08, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By shider
+1

+1
Forum: Great Lakes 05-05-08, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By shider
It's my club that's hosting it so yes, I'll be...

It's my club that's hosting it so yes, I'll be riding it one of the days (probably with the wife on the tandem) and manning one of the rest stops the other day. I hope to see you out there.
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