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  1. Thanks for all of the great suggestions for...

    Thanks for all of the great suggestions for things to look at. I will start going through these to see if anything shows up.

    Btw, it's not a suspension fork. Ti road frame w/ carbon fork and...
  2. Thread: STL - Columbia MO

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    Yeah, a road ride form St.L to Columbia will...

    Yeah, a road ride form St.L to Columbia will likely top 200 miles. It would be pretty too. Back in the 90's the MS150 ride used to start in a town called Wentzville (about 30 miles by interstate out...
  3. I've heard stories both ways about FRR. Don't do...

    I've heard stories both ways about FRR. Don't do it on a road bike and doable by road bike. If you take the road, check for construction if coming from EP side. My last attempt a couple of years ago...
  4. "funny" steering feel only on serious downhill (road)

    So, it started happening a while ago but, when going downhill at a pretty good grade and longish distance, it feels like my bike is not tracking straight. I've checked the rigidity of all the suspect...
  5. Thread: racks?

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    racks?

    So, picked up a Trek Crossrip over the weekend. I like the cable activated disc brakes and the bike overall, for the price. I only do 6 miles each way and am not totally fair-weather but, would not...
  6. Thread: Spin Classes

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    Keep in mind, spin classes will vary wildly...

    Keep in mind, spin classes will vary wildly depending on the instructor. I've been luck to have some great instructors as well as have some real losers. Yeah, it is hard...well can be if you do the...
  7. Saint Louis, MO, All urban, daily How about...

    Saint Louis, MO, All urban, daily

    How about (and I know I'm gonna get flamed for this) everybody ride by the same rules and that there is a lot tighter enforcement of existing laws. I've actually...
  8. I was all set to move to a Volpe this year. I...

    I was all set to move to a Volpe this year. I walked into my fave LBS and was chatting to them about it. They knew it was going to be my commuting rig. I was talking about disc brakes and how they...
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    Thanks, mje! I'm looking forward to checking it...

    Thanks, mje!
    I'm looking forward to checking it out this year. I'm not planning on doing the Triple but, maybe doing the route before or after with a couple of friends. I alway thought the Triple...
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    continental divide/bakerville loveland trail

    Hiya Colorado folk. Long time since I've been on here. I was just doing some Google Mapping of the Triple Bypass route and noticed this trail (in subject) paralleling I-70. It appears to be paved and...
  11. Thanks! Those are some great suggestions. ...

    Thanks! Those are some great suggestions.

    Valygrl, I will have a car with to get to starts. I think that 114 ride may be the one I'm talking about. I'll have to map it to see what exact mileages...
  12. Heading for Salida for raod riding while my wife is in a conference...

    ...what's a good source for routes (bike shops, maps, etc.)?
    I know there's a loop form Salida south and then back around to do Monarch Pass from the West. I know 50 on the West side of Monarch...
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    You'll be fine with what you have. I'm from MO...

    You'll be fine with what you have. I'm from MO and do that route every summer. The climb up 93 is moderate and steady. The "climb" up Tennessee is very mild, considering you're already in th 10,000ft...
  14. Thread: Boulder Question

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    Boulder Question

    So, I was vacationing up in the mtns and spent a couple of days in Estes Park. One of those days I drove to Boulder along hwy 36. Noticed after Lyon that cyclists were streaming back and forth over...
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    Sounds pretty unanimous. Thanks for the heads up...

    Sounds pretty unanimous. Thanks for the heads up folks. I really appreciate being able to get this kind of valuable feedback from willing and helpful folks here. Guess I'll stick to the road up and...
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    Old Fall River Rd., Outside Estes Park, CO

    Coming back out to CO this summer, after having missed last year. I want to do Trail Ridge Rd from Estes Park but, want to take Old Fall River on the way up. Is that doable with a road bike...
  17. It is sad but, save the harping at each other and...

    It is sad but, save the harping at each other and just contact FB and report the site. These people don't need an easy way to encourage each other.
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    Thanks for the info so far. I'll see how far into...

    Thanks for the info so far. I'll see how far into the gauge I can get and what I can do when I get there.
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    pump gauge "rests" at 20#

    Anybody able to advise me how to "adjust" a pump gauge. It's an old Specialzed pump (similar to the old Silca floor pumps). Anybody ever adjust these and can explain the process to me or point me in...
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    My standard response to these questions are (and...

    My standard response to these questions are (and I don't mean to be a smart-ass but) would you buy a Chevy and then drop a Ford transmission in it? Would you buy a Mercedes and then drop an Audi...
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    A-1 hands down. The best shop in town. No...

    A-1 hands down. The best shop in town. No attitude, just guys who like bikes and have been dealing with them for over 30 years. No pushy, uppity, posturing sales guys. Just the straight poop on what...
  22. Thread: Lake Tahoe area

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    Thank you, Sagebum. I'll look you up come June....

    Thank you, Sagebum. I'll look you up come June. And thanks again to everyone else for the great info. I'm getting excited already.
  23. Thread: Lake Tahoe area

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    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! This is...

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

    This is just the kind of info I was hoping for and that AMBBR ride looks awesome. Only thing is we may be just getting there that weekend, I'm going to nail down...
  24. Just a quick tip. Move your body more than your...

    Just a quick tip. Move your body more than your bike. What will result is you won't so much "steer" your bike as you will guide it. When you're leaning, practice keeping more weight on your outside...
  25. Thread: Lake Tahoe area

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    Yeah, I guess I was the one doing the assuming....

    Yeah, I guess I was the one doing the assuming. Let's put it this way, since this trip to Lake Tahoe came up, I'm looking forward to spending the next 7months getting into as good a shape as I can...
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