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08-06-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Erwin8r

Welcome back. I, too, have been drifting in and...

Welcome back. I, too, have been drifting in and out of here... lol.
07-01-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By Erwin8r

Well, it is well known that there are many...

Well, it is well known that there are many Chinese knock off’s of brand name frames. It’s not derogatory towards Chinese, but rather, to the people selling these knock off’s. It just so happens that...
06-05-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,302
Posted By Erwin8r

F*ck. I was afraid of this. I was going to ask,...

F*ck. I was afraid of this. I was going to ask, but thought the better of it. Until I saw my name tagged in the messages. So sad. But he was a man of strong faith, and I know I will see him...
06-02-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,249
Posted By Erwin8r

That sucks! I’ve started to ride again, and have...

That sucks! I’ve started to ride again, and have a bike set up on an indoor trainer too.
05-28-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Erwin8r

run a tape around the circumference, about an...

run a tape around the circumference, about an inch above your eyebrows. If you’ve ever bought a motorcycle helmet or a hat, you’ve had to have known your “head size...” lol.
01-11-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,015
Posted By Erwin8r

I agree wholeheartedly with this. In any event,...

I agree wholeheartedly with this. In any event, reading the Specialized brochure thoroughly, the 240 weight limit applies ONLY to those high-end carbon road bikes WITH THE FOLLOWING: Carbon stem,...
11-26-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,149
Posted By Erwin8r

We can ride with each-other via trainer?? I had...

We can ride with each-other via trainer?? I had no idea.
11-24-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,149
Posted By Erwin8r

Sounds good. Not to highlight it, but maybe your...

Sounds good. Not to highlight it, but maybe your hip tenderness might allow me to keep up... Lord knows it was all I could do to keep up with you when we rode down GMR that one time. I have to...
11-23-17, 08:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,149
Posted By Erwin8r

Sweet! Thanks! Are you doing it?

Sweet! Thanks! Are you doing it?
11-23-17, 01:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,149
Posted By Erwin8r

Hey! I resemble that remark... :D This Tour...

Hey! I resemble that remark... :D

This Tour De Palm Springs thing--are you riding a century or the half? Relatively flat? I might make it a goal... But a half--not ready for a full 100 yet.
11-20-17, 09:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,149
Posted By Erwin8r

Thank you for sharing, PJ. I count myself...

Thank you for sharing, PJ. I count myself fortunate to be able to see and hear that testimony. Me and mine are keeping you in our prayers.
11-20-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,149
Posted By Erwin8r

Wow. Are they titanium at least?

Wow. Are they titanium at least?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10,325
Views: 2,976,572
Posted By Erwin8r

BIG THUMBS UP!:thumb:

BIG THUMBS UP!:thumb:
11-11-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,149
Posted By Erwin8r

Sending prayers your way PJ, and I ask that you...

Sending prayers your way PJ, and I ask that you guys in turn pray I actually ride my bicycles instead of just staring at them.... lol.
10-30-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,004
Posted By Erwin8r

:thumb:

:thumb:
10-02-17, 01:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,004
Posted By Erwin8r

I see what you did there... lol. Need to...

I see what you did there... lol.

Need to get back on my bike...
09-25-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,016
Posted By Erwin8r

Once again, kudos Jsig! It's awesome living...

Once again, kudos Jsig! It's awesome living vicariously through you! :thumb:
09-21-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,016
Posted By Erwin8r

Will keep you in my prayers, brother.

Will keep you in my prayers, brother.
09-20-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,328
Posted By Erwin8r

If its calling to you, and you can afford it, go...

If its calling to you, and you can afford it, go for it! N+1 is real... and it's cool getting shiny new bikes... :thumb:
09-20-17, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,340
Posted By Erwin8r

Nice shot, cool bike! Welcome, and congrats!

Nice shot, cool bike! Welcome, and congrats!
09-19-17, 12:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,016
Posted By Erwin8r

Dang, Joe, sorry to read this. But I bet you can...

Dang, Joe, sorry to read this. But I bet you can still kick my butt going up GMR:thumb:
09-17-17, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,290
Posted By Erwin8r

My Chinese carbon build bike (well, it was an...

My Chinese carbon build bike (well, it was an Element6 frame/fork), equipped with Campy Record 10, and a set of custom wheels (24/28) was just under 16 lbs. My SuperSix Evo with Campy 11 was about...
09-10-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Erwin8r

Get appropriately sized cycling shorts (you will...

Get appropriately sized cycling shorts (you will thank us later) or bibs, and cycling jerseys or "performance" shirts (such as the Under Armour or Nike offerings). Don't worry about what others...
09-10-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,775
Posted By Erwin8r

X3. For "around $500" you can get a decent bike...

X3. For "around $500" you can get a decent bike like the Trek FX or similar offerings from Cannondale, Specialized, etc. The SixThreeZero bikes look heavy and are very much cruisers--great for...
09-07-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By Erwin8r

Regarding Single Speeds, when I was commuting to...

Regarding Single Speeds, when I was commuting to work (6 or 7 miles each way) a few years back, one of the bikes in my circle was a single speed CX bike... It was geared perfectly for the slightly...
09-07-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By Erwin8r

LOL. Great visuals. I'm going to try 0530...

LOL. Great visuals. I'm going to try 0530 tomorrow morning...
09-06-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,016
Posted By Erwin8r

JSig, allergies can develop, and worsen (ask me...

JSig, allergies can develop, and worsen (ask me about shrimp..). I'd go see a Doc asap. You probably need at least a cortisone shot...
09-06-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By Erwin8r

Ok, gonna load up the bike and head to Santa Fe...

Ok, gonna load up the bike and head to Santa Fe Springs Dam... Will shoot for at least 30 minutes in the saddle...
09-04-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By Erwin8r

Venting... This heat...

Is killing my motivation! Having a hard time getting motivated to jump back in the saddle. I was hoping getting a new bike would do it, but it just seems to be languishing there... I did put it in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,053,537
Posted By Erwin8r

This bike makes me want to "...Leave the one I'm...

This bike makes me want to "...Leave the one I'm with, and start a new relationship..." :lol:

HOT!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,053,537
Posted By Erwin8r

Hot. Different, but HOT.

Hot. Different, but HOT.
08-31-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By Erwin8r

Pic not showing...

Pic not showing...
08-28-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By Erwin8r

Don't feel too bad--I'm going through basically...

Don't feel too bad--I'm going through basically the exact same thing... lol.
08-28-17, 10:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,488
Posted By Erwin8r

Got out for 5 miles last night--and struggled a...

Got out for 5 miles last night--and struggled a bit. Argh! These lapses sure are costly!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,498
Posted By Erwin8r

My .02: My doctor tells me that if I exercise...

My .02: My doctor tells me that if I exercise more on any level, and especially if I engage the larger muscle groups (quads, back, etc), my testosterone level will go up. However, as mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,553
Posted By Erwin8r

:love: Love the color--great looking bike!

:love: Love the color--great looking bike!
08-20-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Erwin8r

I test-rode a 2017 Synapse Alloy 105 Disc--and...

I test-rode a 2017 Synapse Alloy 105 Disc--and absolutely loved it. But then I made the mistake of test riding a SuperSix Evo Disc, and, well, here I am. LOL! Frankly, the Synapse would have been...
08-19-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 41,294
Posted By Erwin8r

Replaced my SuperSix Evo with a non-Hi-mod, but...

Replaced my SuperSix Evo with a non-Hi-mod, but Disc, SuperSix:
...
08-17-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,933
Posted By Erwin8r

Whoa! Nice bike!!

Whoa! Nice bike!!
08-14-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By Erwin8r

deaninkl, get your arse on that bike!!! :)

deaninkl, get your arse on that bike!!! :)
08-13-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By Erwin8r

Good stuff!!

Good stuff!!
08-13-17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,684
Posted By Erwin8r

Thank you! Did note that the XTR's are...

Thank you!

Did note that the XTR's are considerably heavier than the KEO blades, but the extra few grams are not a concern.
08-13-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,684
Posted By Erwin8r

Got them mounted on my bike: ...

Got them mounted on my bike:

https://goo.gl/photos/Uf613cKZx6ihMyRC8
08-12-17, 09:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,684
Posted By Erwin8r

:roflmao2::roflmao2: BTDT. The SPD's are...

:roflmao2::roflmao2:

BTDT. The SPD's are very easy to get into/out of, and as Winston says, the ability to walk around with "almost normal" looking shoes is nice.
08-12-17, 11:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,684
Posted By Erwin8r

Great--thanks for the feedback. I just won a nice...

Great--thanks for the feedback. I just won a nice set of XTR's on Fleabay, so I'm itchin' to try them on. I've tried A520's in the past (were "ok") and currently have Keo Blades, but want to stick...
08-10-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erwin8r

Cool! Post some pics when it gets in. Did you...

Cool! Post some pics when it gets in. Did you get a helmet/gloves as well?
08-09-17, 10:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,684
Posted By Erwin8r

Anybody use XTR pedals with the small cage like...

Anybody use XTR pedals with the small cage like the 9020?
08-08-17, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Erwin8r

Ditto what the others have said--a compact double...

Ditto what the others have said--a compact double with a 12-32 out back should climb anything... that's the combo I rock on my bike. Get the Kona, if it calls to you...
08-05-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Erwin8r

Experience with H + Sons SL42's?

So, I'm getting back on a bike after almost a year off (life keeps getting in the way... :twitchy: ). I bought a set of H+Sons SL42's with 105 hubs on an impulse, so I'm hoping to get some good...
08-05-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,264
Posted By Erwin8r

Awesome! Great story!

Awesome! Great story!
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