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07-02-12, 03:03 PM
07-02-12, 02:58 PM
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Posted By squeegy200

Paul & Phil have become iconic. I couldn't watch...

Paul & Phil have become iconic. I couldn't watch without their commentary.

Being from LA, its somewhat like a Dodger game without Vin Sculley. The game just isn't the same
07-02-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,945
Posted By squeegy200

Did I see Chris Horner bring Frank back to the...

Did I see Chris Horner bring Frank back to the peloton in stage 1?

What was that about?
05-09-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,975
Posted By squeegy200

Who's the store? We gotta know who's accepting...

Who's the store? We gotta know who's accepting the stolen goods to warn the cycling community.
05-09-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By squeegy200

I would suspect the escort policy/practice was...

I would suspect the escort policy/practice was borne from their previous experience. They've probably been burned before. So I don't blame them.
For a store to set aside an employee to escort test...
10-23-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,579
Posted By squeegy200

I've actually been accosted by belligerent...

I've actually been accosted by belligerent motorcyclists on Glendora Mountain road that thought bicyclists are not worthy to share the road. I used to train there once a week but now that it's open...
07-30-08, 03:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,337
Posted By squeegy200

I've been riding X9 for awhile now. It works...

I've been riding X9 for awhile now. It works great even when its covered in muck. Good choice!
07-30-08, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,605
Posted By squeegy200

I'm not as skilled or as good looking as Roadfix....

I'm not as skilled or as good looking as Roadfix. ;) I fall down in front of everyone while clipped in at busy intersections while attempting trackstands which usually results in spectators laughing...
07-30-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By squeegy200

My friend was issued a moving violation ticket by...

My friend was issued a moving violation ticket by one of Sierra Madre's finest when he didn't come to a complete stop at that very same stop sign. This occurred one Saturday morning last April. The...
07-30-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By squeegy200

No, I was on the bike at the time. My wife and I...

No, I was on the bike at the time. My wife and I were climbing East Fork on that day and the roadway was closed to traffic. I was approximately five hundred yards ahead of her when I reached the...
07-29-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By squeegy200

Yes indeed. It is their backyard. I took this...

Yes indeed. It is their backyard. I took this picture two years ago on East Fork Road.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/les.noriel/SAMAPtgZ-lI/AAAAAAAACZo/yfSmD0vhI9k/bear2.JPG?imgmax=512

It's not my first...
07-29-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By squeegy200

Its closed approximately two miles from the East...

Its closed approximately two miles from the East Fork junction. Continue past the OHV parking lot and you will eventually reached the orange gate. There is plenty of street parking if you decide to...
07-29-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By squeegy200

http://trail.motionbased.com/trail/invitation/emai...

http://trail.motionbased.com/trail/invitation/email/accept.mb?senderPk.pkValue=-2&unitSystemPkValue=2&episodePk.pkValue=6369742&backgroundDatasourcePk.pkValue=11

Just note: This map includes a...
07-28-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 128,115
Posted By squeegy200

PedalForce RS2

2008 Pedal Force RS2
http://lh4.ggpht.com/les.noriel/SB3V4MiOtSI/AAAAAAAACxM/ztXJRkNfNus/DSCF1933.JPG?imgmax=512...
07-28-08, 11:22 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 128,115
Posted By squeegy200

Colnago Altain

My 1997 Colnago Altain equipped with Campagnolo Croce D Aune. Team Wordperfect Novell Paint Job
http://lh5.ggpht.com/les.noriel/SAL1SdgZ5wI/AAAAAAAAByU/a9FBXXhOuEg/day1.JPG?imgmax=512...
07-28-08, 10:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By squeegy200

I saw a Colnago, a Pinarello, a Cannondale, and a...

I saw a Colnago, a Pinarello, a Cannondale, and a Torelli. Either one of those you?
07-28-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By squeegy200

Crystal Lake --Sigh ...

Crystal Lake --Sigh
http://lh3.ggpht.com/les.noriel/SI3EueHscOI/AAAAAAAADCs/uBilRzawVpw/DSC01055.JPG?imgmax=512
07-28-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,756
Posted By squeegy200

Why does no one ride here?

I frequent the area surrounding Glendora Mountain Road. But lately, the numerous cyclists have been joined by scores of motorcycles and street racing cars making one of my favorite cycling havens a...
06-24-08, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By squeegy200

Near my office. I wish they still had their...

Near my office. I wish they still had their introductory classes.
06-24-08, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By squeegy200

It's the stupid ones that worry me the most,...

It's the stupid ones that worry me the most, especially when I'm on a road bike and he is on a 500lb motorcycle crossing the centerline at 75mph
06-24-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By squeegy200

In response to the article, This is what they are...

In response to the article, This is what they are saying about you




And this.....
06-23-08, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By squeegy200

Glendora Mtn Road article

There have been 165 serious automobile accidents in 13 years on this road. Consider also that at least three of those thirteen years, the roadway has been closed to automobiles.

Although this is...
06-15-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 128,115
Posted By squeegy200

That's beautiful. Are those Athena Brakes?

That's beautiful. Are those Athena Brakes?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

Thanks!

Thanks Kenshinvt

Your suggestion worked great!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

The Pedalforce seat post makes my saddle position...

The Pedalforce seat post makes my saddle position look awkwardly forward.

The Saddle position relative to the bottom bracket centerpoint was determined by my bike fitter. The tip of my saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

Completed Project - 15.9lb Weight

Mine isn't quite as light as some of the other completed builds on this list. I spent about $1900 on the entire project including having a set of custom built wheels. (In black of course) I did have...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

Question: RS2 chainstay and Garmin 305 Sensor

Anyone using their RS2 with a Garmin Edge 305?

I ask because I am having difficulty mounting the chainstay Cadence/Speed sensor. There isn't a consistent surface to mount the sensor. To align the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

A bearing race puller will get that off without...

A bearing race puller will get that off without damaging your fork. It can be had for cheap from harbor freight tools.

I used a Campagnolo Record Hiddenset and I have a small gap at the bottom...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

RS2 Build Party

We had an RS2 build party last weekend. Three local Groupbuy participants got together to share tools, swap knowledge, and build each other's bikes. Yogi13 will probably be posting more pictures...
05-09-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By squeegy200

I don't know much about the MFG cassettes but I...

I don't know much about the MFG cassettes but I have used the American Classic versions.

the spacers depend entirely on the spoke dish of your rear wheel. Some flanges have enough angle to clear...
05-09-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,818
Posted By squeegy200

Good observation. I too thought I would never get...

Good observation. I too thought I would never get into the housing market in California. However, 15 years ago, I started researching options for first time home buyers and discovered quite a few...
05-04-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By squeegy200

SIERRA MADRE IS NOW OPEN! You can now ride from...

SIERRA MADRE IS NOW OPEN! You can now ride from Encanto Park to the base of Glendora Mountain Road once again.

I went through there on Saturday and there is a nice new paved section where the...
05-02-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By squeegy200

Sorry I missed it. I had technical difficulties...

Sorry I missed it. I had technical difficulties with the bike Friday night. Ended up quitting around 2:00am and then went to the bike shop instead first thing in the morning. by the time I had it...
04-25-08, 12:10 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,844
Posted By squeegy200

Since first reading this thread, I've noticed a...

Since first reading this thread, I've noticed a handful more similar assaults in this very same area.

How many incidents need to occur before someone does something about this?

Its frequency...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

That's a beautiful bike!

That's a beautiful bike!
04-24-08, 06:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,467
Posted By squeegy200

Time change noted

Time change noted
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,981
Posted By squeegy200

Do not be discouraged. High blood pressure, high...

Do not be discouraged. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and other ailments are far more costly alternatives than a bicycle and a consistent exercise regimen.

But my wife was...
04-23-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,467
Posted By squeegy200

Sponsoring challenge for all SoCal BF...

Sponsoring challenge for all SoCal BF riders--It's for a good cause.

I will ensure he walks the distance. I WANT MY MONEY'S WORTH! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 859
Posted By squeegy200

I'm done with my Polar. Been using a i720 for...

I'm done with my Polar. Been using a i720 for years and now fed up. I'm saving up for a Garmin now.

Don't waste your money on a Polar. Get the Garmin.

Differences
Polar won't show distance...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,914
Posted By squeegy200

Aren't Powercordz and liners used in conjunction...

Aren't Powercordz and liners used in conjunction with Nokon housings? They are an upgrade to the existing internal liners and steel cables.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

It's time for an RS2 completed picture post thread

http://lh5.ggpht.com/les.noriel/SALbIdgZ4II/AAAAAAAABjw/K9cI2Ll-eFM/DSCF1884.JPG?imgmax=512

I've put in about 75 miles on it so far. I've still got a few technical issues to iron out but it does...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-08, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

The racesetting tool can be purchased for a...

The racesetting tool can be purchased for a measly$39 from Nashbar. Cheap investment if you have an expensive fork or build lots of bikes. I don't take the chance with Carbon Fiber. ...
04-17-08, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 2,018,791
Posted By squeegy200

I watched eBay for two years before one showed up...

I watched eBay for two years before one showed up in my size.

100% Pure poseur to match the Team Wordperfect paint job of the bike
:D:D:D:D...
04-12-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 230,428
Posted By squeegy200

Picked up a tidbit for the steel Italian bike. No...

Picked up a tidbit for the steel Italian bike. No doubt it's something I don't need at all.

It's an item that's no longer manufactured and sporadically becomes available on eBay in various states...
04-12-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By squeegy200

I just used a set of rubber feet available from...

I just used a set of rubber feet available from any hardware store or Radio Shack. They haev adhesive on the bottom and are used for project boxes.

I stick them to the tops of the STI levers on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

I decided early to acquire my parts from my...

I decided early to acquire my parts from my preferred sources. After speaking with PedalForce a couple weeks back, I went out and got a Campagnolo Record Hiddenset and Seatpost clamp. I preferred...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-08, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

Absolutely, I've got most of the necessary tools...

Absolutely, I've got most of the necessary tools and a couple bottles of beer in the fridge. :D

Anyone with a bike to build in Southern California would be welcome to join.

Let me know when...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

I got this news on Wednesday April 9th because my...

I got this news on Wednesday April 9th because my coworker is one of those shipping directly from Asia. I did not post this info at the time in respect of their request.

I recognize everyone's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,735
Posted By squeegy200

I regarded Klein in the early days as a high end...

I regarded Klein in the early days as a high end boutique brand name. I have one of the very last Chehalis Washington made Klein framsets which was a 2.2lb hardtail frameset using Klein made...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 136,310
Posted By squeegy200

I think you just answered your own...

I think you just answered your own question.........;)


In similar fashion--I spent roughly $1800 and then used some existing stuff from my parts bin to complete my build kit.
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