Search: Posts Made By: shaun3000
Showing results 1 to 50 of 73
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Forum: Southwest
05-31-10, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By shaun3000

You may try the Texas...

You may try the Texas (http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?257-Texas) forum. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,593
Posted By shaun3000

Just picked a couple of these up. I suffered...

Just picked a couple of these up. I suffered through my aluminum for nine months before I got fed up. They creaked and rattled and I had them so tight I could barely get the bottles out. Any loser...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-09, 12:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,593
Posted By shaun3000

Ha, now why didn't I think of that? :lol: Good...

Ha, now why didn't I think of that? :lol: Good call! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-09, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By shaun3000

How old is that helmet? They tend to deteriorate...

How old is that helmet? They tend to deteriorate over time, if it's more than a few years old I'd get a new one, especially if it's been sitting in the garage!

If by works well, you mean keeps...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,593
Posted By shaun3000

Cage suggestions? Bottle keeps falling out

I've got some regular, no-name, metal cages and large Polar bottles. Several times, lately, I've hit a bump and my rear bottle falls out of the cage. Usually it just comes loose but one time it came...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-09, 12:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,912
Posted By shaun3000

http://www.relentlesslyoptimistic.com/images/2007/...

http://www.relentlesslyoptimistic.com/images/2007/10/29/rider_s.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 12:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,471
Posted By shaun3000

The tail failed because it was stressed beyond...

The tail failed because it was stressed beyond its design limits. It was a combination of poor design and poor training. (Briefly: Pilots are taught that below a certain speed (maneuvering speed) you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,419
Posted By shaun3000

How do you keep sweat off your glasses?

I have an old, beat up pair of Oakley C-Wires that I use when I ride. Great glasses but they ended up covered in sweat and I give up and take them off. I guess I need to get them adjusted so they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By shaun3000

Thanks, guys. Any other suggestions?

Thanks, guys.

Any other suggestions?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By shaun3000

Saddle recommendation: Flatter than Serfas Stinger?

After three years riding the stock mountain bike saddle that came with my OCR2, I finally upgraded to a better saddle. (On a whim, btw, while having a new FD installed at the LBS) At any rate, talked...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By shaun3000

Wow, totally didn't realize he meant CLIPS! lol

Wow, totally didn't realize he meant CLIPS! lol
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By shaun3000

You can get road shoes with small amounts of...

You can get road shoes with small amounts of tread front and back so you can walk in them. It's not super-comfortable but you won't fall on your ass walking on tile, either. Only drawback is they...
Forum: Texas
06-29-09, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By shaun3000

Wow, I can't even fathom 23+ at 6:30 in the AM!...

Wow, I can't even fathom 23+ at 6:30 in the AM! I've been going around 7:00 PM, lately. It's still warm but the sun is setting so it's actually pretty nice. I foolishly tried one at 1:00 PM a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,166
Posted By shaun3000

I'll try those suggestions. I don't think...

I'll try those suggestions.

I don't think it's core strength as I'm sliding forward in my saddle if I take my hands off. Strength has nothing to do with that, does it?
Forum: Texas
06-28-09, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,385
Posted By shaun3000

Is Tom still the guy? I'm in Lakewood, is there...

Is Tom still the guy? I'm in Lakewood, is there anyone good closer to me than Frisco? (White Rock RBM, Wheels in Motion, Performance, Dallas Bike Works, etc)
Forum: Texas
06-28-09, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By shaun3000

Question What's up with Wheels in Motion?

Their Richardson store is gone and I was just in the Dallas store (Lovers and Greenville) and it was nearly empty. They had maybe 10 pieces of clothing for sale, plus a bunch of clearance items. Lots...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By shaun3000

I have some and use the gel. I love it. It's nice...

I have some and use the gel. I love it. It's nice and comfy and, unlike thick gloves, it doesn't bunch in the pressure points. Someone else mentioned to wrap it tight and I'd agree with that. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-09, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,166
Posted By shaun3000

Like I said, when I tilt the saddle back, "the...

Like I said, when I tilt the saddle back, "the boys" don't particularly like it. Could it be the saddle that's causing the problem?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,166
Posted By shaun3000

Fit question: Too much weight on hands

Yes, I searched, but didn't find a good answer to my question.

I think I have too much weight on my hands. I can hold myself up but I start sliding forward in my saddle. Right, so just tilt the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-09, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,269
Posted By shaun3000

What's it say in your lease? Did you sign...

What's it say in your lease? Did you sign anything? I'd be tempted to ignore this new rule.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,080
Posted By shaun3000

Folding bike for a roadie?

Hello,

I fly for a living and get to go to lots of cool places. And usually these are great places to ride a bike, except I don't have one with me. I've thought for a while that it'd be great to...
Forum: Texas
06-26-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By shaun3000

I believe it's called, "summer." But in all...

I believe it's called, "summer."

But in all seriousness, next week should be cooler, as in 97-99 F.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By shaun3000

Gloves that BREATHE?

Right now I ride with a pair of Pearl Izumi Attack gloves (http://www.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&pc_id=50&product_id=1236299) because they are cheap. But they're on their last leg and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

The 5504 is a 9-speed FD. ;)

The 5504 is a 9-speed FD. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By shaun3000

Yeah, that's what I thought. :) Thanks for the...

Yeah, that's what I thought. :) Thanks for the replies! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By shaun3000

1.5 month old tires already have a hole--should I ask for a replacement?

One of my tires gave up, a few months ago, and exploded. I was supposed to meet a friend for a ride so had the LBS put on whatever they suggested. Well it's been 1.5 months and I noticed a small hole...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

Got it. I'm going with the FD-5504 since it's...

Got it. I'm going with the FD-5504 since it's works with my gearing and it's black, so it'll match my crank and shoes. :D

Thanks for all the helpful replies, guys. I'll see if the LBS can do...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

Yep, I've got 52/42/30. I think the 5504 is the...

Yep, I've got 52/42/30. I think the 5504 is the one I want.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

Any difference between that and a 5503/5504?

Any difference between that and a 5503/5504?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

Great, thanks! The one I found is a 5504 but I...

Great, thanks! The one I found is a 5504 but I couldn't find any reference to it on Shimano's site so I wasn't sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

It's braze. Does Shimano make 105s for a 9-speed?...

It's braze. Does Shimano make 105s for a 9-speed? The ones listed on their website are all for 10-speed. I'm finding some on eBay that say they work with 9-, 8-, or 7-speed but I'm a little leery...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

OK, so 105 it is. Now the stupid questions: Does...

OK, so 105 it is. Now the stupid questions: Does it make a difference what I buy or will any 105 front derailleur work?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By shaun3000

Tiagra front derailleur broke. Replacement suggestions?

The front derailleur on my 2006 Giant OCR2 broke. Specifically, one of the spring arms broke off so I can shift up but not down. My bike has Tiagra STI shifters, a Tiagra front derailleur (triple)...
Forum: Texas
06-21-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By shaun3000

Only real drawback I can think of is if you use a...

Only real drawback I can think of is if you use a cycling computer/GPS, you'll have a hard time reading the LCD screen. LCD screens work by polarizing light so if you're wearing polarized lenses,...
Forum: Texas
06-19-09, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By shaun3000

CALL CALL CALL, people!!!

CALL CALL CALL, people!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,014
Posted By shaun3000

Muscle weighs more than fat. So if you were just...

Muscle weighs more than fat. So if you were just out of shape but skinny before you started and now you're in shape, I'd imagine you built up muscle mass. How do your legs look now compared to a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By shaun3000

The barometer will be more accurate than plain...

The barometer will be more accurate than plain old GPS altitude. If you have a GPS that can take advantage of WAAS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waas) then the altitude will be just as good if not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-09, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By shaun3000

Yes, that's the $700 thread.

Yes, that's the $700 thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By shaun3000

The Under $700 Roadbike Thread...

The Under $700 Roadbike Thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=69273). I don't know why it's not stickied, anymore. It was there just a few days ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By shaun3000

Haha, sorry, I was just picturing the woman I was...

Haha, sorry, I was just picturing the woman I was behind, the other day. I felt sorry for her saddle. (Then I passed her :p)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By shaun3000

Stupid question re: new saddle

I know that a saddle is one of the most personal things, comfort wise, on a bike. What works great for one person might be the worse thing ever for another. It's trial and error, I know that. BUT,...
Forum: Texas
11-08-08, 01:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,421
Posted By shaun3000

Agreed!! I can't count the number of times I've...

Agreed!! I can't count the number of times I've gone in, either riding or with my bike in the car, to have them help me with something. One day I finally put my foot down and told them I had to pay...
10-29-08, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,297
Posted By shaun3000

Forgive the bump, I just got my Fenix and bike...

Forgive the bump, I just got my Fenix and bike mount in, today. The light is great but the mount doesn't fit my bike! I have a Giant OCR and the tube diameter is too large for the mount to fit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-08, 11:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,689
Posted By shaun3000

Er, yes it does. Download it here:...

Er, yes it does. Download it here: http://silverlight.net/getstarted/
I'd suggest the beta version, much improved over the current version.

And there's even a version being developed for Linux:...
Forum: Texas
08-08-08, 11:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,921
Posted By shaun3000

The few times I've ridden the trails on the...

The few times I've ridden the trails on the weekend, it's been a madhouse. However, during the week, especially in the middle of the day, it's pure heaven. There are hardly any people on the trail...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-06, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,722
Posted By shaun3000

Check that the tread isn't interfering with the...

Check that the tread isn't interfering with the pedal. I have Quattros and the tread on my shoes wouldn't let me clip in unless I applied a LOT of force. Once I got the tread out of the way, clipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-06, 11:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,667
Posted By shaun3000

So how did that work? Every shot of someone on...

So how did that work? Every shot of someone on the thing was a wide-angle. To me it looked like their foot was on the track and some invisible force was pushing them up the hill.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-06, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By shaun3000

And you can walk around in mud all day and still...

And you can walk around in mud all day and still clip into them just fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 10:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,664
Posted By shaun3000

You know, I've realized that the only time anyone...

You know, I've realized that the only time anyone can really see and judge your bike is when it's standing still. When I'm riding the only thing I ever notice about other bikes is the paint color....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,148
Posted By shaun3000

I don't think he is aware that Crank Bros. make a...

I don't think he is aware that Crank Bros. make a three-hole adapter. I posted links to some but my posts seems to have been ignored. :(
Showing results 1 to 50 of 73
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.