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08-11-17, 05:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,235
Posted By Cranks

;) Haven't done any rides longer than...

;)



Haven't done any rides longer than my commute. Will let you know.
08-10-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,235
Posted By Cranks

Got mine July 5. ...

Got mine July 5.
https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20729695_1578867362134346_5041129720059529860_n.jpg?oh=46507e4016ee64b88a6f2d08f757af16&oe=5A276EED

Added the Bontrager Aeolus Pro 3...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-17, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 105,739
Posted By Cranks

Snakes

Live Garter Snake (Black Butte Ranch, OR, USA)
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...
06-25-17, 08:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,235
Posted By Cranks

Back in Stock

The FX S 6 is back in stock.
05-24-17, 11:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,235
Posted By Cranks

The FX S 6 is sold out. Trek will introduce a new...

The FX S 6 is sold out. Trek will introduce a new bike in June to replace it.
Forum: Foo
06-09-12, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 113,964
Posted By Cranks

Aw, if you're going to go 80s, ya gotta go all...

Aw, if you're going to go 80s, ya gotta go all the way...
The Normal - Warm Leatherettes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5QErPDNcj4
12-06-11, 01:11 AM
Replies: 17,502
Views: 2,694,982
Posted By Cranks

Hilarious, thanks for making my night! I imagine...

Hilarious, thanks for making my night! I imagine the whole family planning rides that need a 4-lane hiway at the halfway point to facilitate turning around.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-11, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Cranks

Roof racks are bad in two situations: 1. You...

Roof racks are bad in two situations:
1. You have a wife who wants to load/unload bikes without you
2. You forget you have it loaded when you drive in the garage. Friend of mine did this.

I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,096
Posted By Cranks

Owls...

Owls http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/12949_103221943032236_100000332922673_76594_6549003_n.jpg

Snake Roadkill...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By Cranks

Great reviews - definitely going to look for The...

Great reviews - definitely going to look for The Rider. I'm reading Slaying the Badger now. Dog in a Hat was a great book.
The main thing about Bob Roll (and the highlight of the 7-11 book in my...
09-20-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,892
Posted By Cranks

But the most fun route would be: Up Millbrae...

But the most fun route would be: Up Millbrae Avenue to Sawyer Camp Trail, Canada Road, Sand Hill Road, to downtown PA.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By Cranks

Anybody read the new Team 7-Eleven book?

Just came out Sept. 1.
Team 7-Eleven: How an Unsung Band of American Cyclists Took on the World - and Won...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,014
Posted By Cranks

Or you may just want to ask yourself "How hurtin'...

Or you may just want to ask yourself "How hurtin' are these guys?" Bike shops are not a high margin business. If you have a good one and you want them to stick around, you might just ask yourself how...
08-19-11, 11:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,433
Posted By Cranks

I don't understand why you would take the square...

I don't understand why you would take the square root of the distance and then square it.
08-06-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Cranks

Great account of the race, have to keep an eye...

Great account of the race, have to keep an eye out for that if it ever becomes available.
06-03-11, 11:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,698
Posted By Cranks

Thank you. So many folks think they know what...

Thank you. So many folks think they know what happened and jump to conclusions. "It is possible the biker could have done more." Yes, possible, but not known.
09-26-10, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Cranks

Rolling with Lance

Got to ride with Lance on Tuesday as part of a customer event for Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. Team Oracle served as ride marshalls.
...
07-22-10, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By Cranks

I think Levi is the best interview after every...

I think Levi is the best interview after every stage - he's able to verbalize a lot of insight the other riders can't or don't.
02-06-10, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,280,835
Posted By Cranks

Nice shoes! Did you steal those from a bowling...

Nice shoes! Did you steal those from a bowling alley? Seriously though, I love to wear crazy shoes like those, but with size 15 feet I always feel like I look like a clown trying out for the circus.
01-15-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Cranks

insanely brutal!

insanely brutal!
12-30-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Cranks

What does it mean on the flyer when it says "One...

What does it mean on the flyer when it says "One day licenses available at registration."
http://www.penvelo.org/pdf_files/2010-SBHC-racead-v2.pdf
12-20-09, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Cranks

Folding Bikes for Clydesdales?

Anyone know of any folding commuter bikes that could support a bigger guy?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-09, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,790
Posted By Cranks

Um, can you tell me the part about what the tiger...

Um, can you tell me the part about what the tiger balm does to your girlfriend again?
Forum: Commuting
10-15-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,533
Posted By Cranks

Y'all got some awfully attentive motorists in...

Y'all got some awfully attentive motorists in NOLA.

Worst thing that can happen... (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_13564329)
09-20-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Cranks

Routeslip has become MapMyRide.com ...

Routeslip has become MapMyRide.com

http://www.mapmyride.com/community/discussion/2567/cycling+routes+routeslip+was+much+better
09-16-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Cranks

Best Mapping Site

Bought a Garmin Edge 605. Trying to decide whether to use Garmin Connect, MapMyRide.com, BikeRouteToaster, Bikely, Routeslip, or others you might suggest? My goal would be to upload and track my...
09-08-07, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Cranks

Yesterday morning, my usual commute to Oracle,...

Yesterday morning, my usual commute to Oracle, crossing El Camino on Oakwood, I've got the green light and no traffic crossing with me, lady in a white SUV on her cell phone comes up to the red light...
08-27-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Cranks

That's the kind of person that you need to tell...

That's the kind of person that you need to tell "as a fellow cyclist, you are giving us a bad name."
07-15-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,250
Posted By Cranks

I wonder if Julich found it disrespectful when...

I wonder if Julich found it disrespectful when his teammate Zabriskie fell in the maille jaune.

I should really go read the whole thing before I criticize, but shut up and ride. Oh, sorry Bobby,...
07-14-06, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By Cranks

Wife's remote control shock device to keep him...

Wife's remote control shock device to keep him away from podium girls. Working well at this point.
07-14-06, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By Cranks

Maybe George just thought he could distract Floyd...

Maybe George just thought he could distract Floyd so he wouldn't notice... Talk about podium girls, point out the livestock, etc.
07-10-06, 05:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,190
Posted By Cranks

Looked to me like he was braking hard on the...

Looked to me like he was braking hard on the front and his back wheel drifted...

But the judges will accept the Camelbak answer as well.
07-07-06, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By Cranks

Podium Girls

Don't you think they should show the whole awards ceremony? I'd like to see the KOM, green, and white jerseys as well as the maille jaune. Furthermore, to make the TDF more Superbowl-like, why don't...
07-07-06, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By Cranks

OLN Repeats 15 minutes

Anyone else notice this tonight? Couldn't believe it when Bob and Al started talking again about Bob
Roll explain the polka dot jersey, Lance talk about no time trial, exclamations about Robbie...
07-06-06, 11:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,887
Posted By Cranks

Those are ugly, but Oakley ought to pay Floyd not...

Those are ugly, but Oakley ought to pay Floyd not to wear them - he looks like a damn emoticon. :) :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-05, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Cranks

Gail was pinned under the car for 45 minutes...

Gail was pinned under the car for 45 minutes before they were able to get her out. Her pelvis was crushed, she broke all of her ribs but one. She was an active member of Cascade Bicycle Club and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-05, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Cranks

Butt'r. I don't like Body Glide - not thick...

Butt'r.
I don't like Body Glide - not thick enough, doesn't last long enough in my experience. Assos smells funny to me. It's more expensive too, isn't it?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-05, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By Cranks

Well, speaking of that, I have met Tim Berners...

Well, speaking of that, I have met Tim Berners Lee, but that is for the Hypertext Forum, not the Bike Forum...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-05, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By Cranks

In the Aug 2005 Cycling Plus, there is a pic of...

In the Aug 2005 Cycling Plus, there is a pic of Cipo after a fall. It's so hilarious, it's like he is looking around for the cameras, smiling...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-05, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By Cranks

I smell a potential sticky thread... We met...

I smell a potential sticky thread...

We met Davis Phinney at the San Francisco Grand Prix last month.

First American to win a road stage at the Tour de France....
09-30-05, 09:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,437
Posted By Cranks

My question too. I thought this had been...

My question too. I thought this had been dispelled as an urban myth, therefore I continue to use my three locks with no problems. Should I have exchanged them, and is the exhange program over?
Ta.
09-30-05, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,939
Posted By Cranks

You just have to take the high ground and laugh...

You just have to take the high ground and laugh at people like this. "Funny, it says Bike Lane, not high-end weenie bike lane!" or something of the sort. Have a little confidence and put it back to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,586
Posted By Cranks

1982 Trek 613. I wanted to start with a steel...

1982 Trek 613. I wanted to start with a steel frame and build it up. Could've bought something new, but I learned a lot building it up myself. Guess I don't qualify for the Under $700 Road Bike...
09-28-05, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,759
Posted By Cranks

Yes, just a fashion choice. A bad one. Is the...

Yes, just a fashion choice. A bad one.
Is the black less sticky, or is it a matter of color preference?
She sure was bruised...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 12:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,509
Posted By Cranks

Nor on the forums ;-) It's like all the old...

Nor on the forums ;-)

It's like all the old guys say, no one's ever had an original thought since Sinatra...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By Cranks

No, I'll pass on the headup. Or anything else up.

No, I'll pass on the headup. Or anything else up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 12:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,890
Posted By Cranks

Dusk Senior Member, Senior Citizen (Sorry,...

Dusk
Senior Member, Senior Citizen
(Sorry, Dusk, just kidding)

Cowbell skit, favorite line: "The cock of the walk baby"

I laugh loudest when Will plays it straight - Alex Trebek to Sean...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-05, 09:08 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 12,105
Posted By Cranks

New rule - products that destroy the environment...

New rule - products that destroy the environment cannot be named for beautiful environmental places. No Tacoma, no Yukon, no Denali. It's too confusing.

The Kent GMC Denali - is it really made by...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-05, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By Cranks

Oh, yeah, geez, I hate it when people don't clean...

Oh, yeah, geez, I hate it when people don't clean up for bike pictures. In fact, I'm going to go start a thread on that right now :-)

Maybe you should do some shameless promotion and tell everyone...
09-25-05, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,425
Posted By Cranks

Spending more to save a few grams. If you are...

Spending more to save a few grams. If you are like me, taking one less donut would have much more impact.
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