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06-25-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By g0tr00t

Thanks Steelman54, that's what I needed to read...

Thanks Steelman54, that's what I needed to read (stuff I don't think about). Good point, I'll poke around when I get there and find a shop.
06-25-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By g0tr00t

Yeah...the more I am looking into it, I think...

Yeah...the more I am looking into it, I think just replacing the wheelset with something that works with my 9 speed is the way to go. Then I'm thinking of just making this the rain/winter bike. I...
06-25-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By g0tr00t

Of course after I post this.....I find my...

Of course after I post this.....I find my answers......its a whole drivetrain change along with shifters, etc....looks like a new bike is the answer ;)
06-25-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By g0tr00t

Changing cassette, rims and other techy questions...

So I am making the move from flat Florida to hilly NC. Here is my current road bike:
https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/searchlistingdetail.aspx?id=3035280 (Rear Cogs: SRAM PG950, 9-speed: 11-26)

I...
01-10-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,154
Posted By g0tr00t

Thank you :D Edit: Ah, found this too! ...

Thank you :D

Edit: Ah, found this too! Perfect! :)
http://yojimg.net/bike/web_tools/stem.php
01-10-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,154
Posted By g0tr00t

Thanks Scrod! Is there a magic(calculator)...

Thanks Scrod! Is there a magic(calculator) behind the "degrees" if I got shorter or could I just go with 7, which is what I have now, then experiment going shorter?

Many thanks and happy...
01-10-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,154
Posted By g0tr00t

Question on stems.... I currently have a...

Question on stems....

I currently have a single-speed "rain bike" with bullhorns. Its stem is 110mm and 7 degrees. I feel the reach is a bit too much since I can feel the tendons ache in my...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,685
Posted By g0tr00t

I was looking at the Shimano chain checker. Then...

I was looking at the Shimano chain checker. Then I found this Pedro one and bought it.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FL2IERI?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

I thought...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,358
Posted By g0tr00t

Anytime it involves, kids, wife or groceries. :(

Anytime it involves, kids, wife or groceries. :(
Forum: Commuting
11-03-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,223
Posted By g0tr00t

15 miles round trip, 2 days a week :D I need...

15 miles round trip, 2 days a week :D

I need to add more miles....I go the gym 5 days a week too, but I prefer riding more.
07-30-15, 03:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,563
Posted By g0tr00t

Ari! NICE JOB MAN! ...

Ari! NICE JOB MAN!



http://prod.static9.net.au/~/media/Network/NL%20Beauty/June/11/giphy%20%284%29.ashx
07-30-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,401
Posted By g0tr00t

Love it, sharing this with a friend of mine who...

Love it, sharing this with a friend of mine who thinks stopping his fixed gear is like the picture below.


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02-24-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,154
Posted By g0tr00t

Hey Scrod, road into work today and the...

Hey Scrod, road into work today and the "non-drive" side crank was loose...again... I already did the nail polish thing and torque, but it seems to have worked itself loose again. I checked the...
02-17-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,581
Posted By g0tr00t

Ah yeah, good point. Another adjustment, thanks...

Ah yeah, good point. Another adjustment, thanks :D. Keep safe!
02-17-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,581
Posted By g0tr00t

Bike lane is part of the road, not a nice...

Bike lane is part of the road, not a nice separated bike lane. Its in the "get-doored" lane so you don't get run over. One day.............I dream of a secluded bike lane with right turner cagers...
02-17-15, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By g0tr00t

"Attorney on board" "Officer on board" "Smile...

"Attorney on board"
"Officer on board"
"Smile for the ass-cam" (have a camera under your seat)
02-17-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,581
Posted By g0tr00t

While riding to work one day, I was on a caffeine...

While riding to work one day, I was on a caffeine rush and was doing around 25mph in the bike lane. I had all the green lights lit up and traffic was light. A cyclist blew the red light and had he...
02-03-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By g0tr00t

Happened to me too. I was so sick to my stomach...

Happened to me too. I was so sick to my stomach at how close I came to running over a cyclist. He(20 something) blew a red light going through the crosswalk doing about 20MPH.

I slammed on my...
Forum: Commuting
02-03-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,972
Posted By g0tr00t

All out. If I am not out of breath the first 10...

All out. If I am not out of breath the first 10 minutes of my 30 minute commute I crank it up. I try to trash my legs by the time I get to work, then trash them on the way home. My goal is to catch...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,783
Posted By g0tr00t

I work for the government. I get $20 reimbursed...

I work for the government. I get $20 reimbursed monthly to ALL my bike purchases. My work has a gym w/shower so I just walk in, drop my stuff off and hit the showers. My bike sits right next to me...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,241
Posted By g0tr00t

Friend of mine rode is NICE bike to school. He...

Friend of mine rode is NICE bike to school. He locked it up and would take the seat with him. He called me one day and asked for me to pick him up. He said that since the thieves couldn't steal it,...
01-15-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,007
Posted By g0tr00t

My daily bike is a geared bike, unless it rains,...

My daily bike is a geared bike, unless it rains, then the SS comes out. Difference for me? My geared bike, click, click when mashing (grr.....turn barrell, click gone). After a few weeks, time to...
Forum: Commuting
01-07-15, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By g0tr00t

Try emailing Camelback. I ran over mine with my...

Try emailing Camelback. I ran over mine with my truck and ended up breaking a couple of the buckles. I emailed Camelback, told them what I did and they sent me a set of new buckles no charge.
Forum: Commuting
12-02-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,271
Posted By g0tr00t

I have a GoPro mounted on the front and this one...

I have a GoPro mounted on the front and this one mounted behind (around my seat)
Amazon.com: MeGooDo SJ1000 HD 1080P 12M Sports Helmet Action Waterproof Mini DV Dash Car Camera Cam(Red): Car...
11-19-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By g0tr00t

I ordered these: ...

I ordered these:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00018BQ7W/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Cheap and work great. I wear them to work and they feel great. For critical mass, where...
11-13-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,459
Posted By g0tr00t

Rearviz Classic mirror review | road.cc...

Rearviz Classic mirror review | road.cc (http://road.cc/content/review/100535-rearviz-classic-mirror) (just found that).

Here is the one I use, its small, unobtrusive, quick setup/adjustment and...
09-30-14, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,679
Posted By g0tr00t

I have this site bookmarked, I will NEVER buy one...

I have this site bookmarked, I will NEVER buy one until I can try it on first. I really like the idea of sunglasses in the helmet though.

Dux Helm Premium ? DUX HELM...
09-25-14, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,213
Posted By g0tr00t

Bike Brightz...

Bike Brightz (http://www.amazon.com/Bike-Brightz-L2026-Cool-Blue/dp/B0030AZSIG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1411652553&sr=8-1&keywords=brightz+bike)

I use the Cosmic Brightz...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,948
Posted By g0tr00t

Waterproof lights. I have a 600 watt in front...

Waterproof lights. I have a 600 watt in front (blinky) and the red rear 1 watt
I wear this jacket (http://www.geartrade.com/item/289671/canari-eclipse-convertible-cycling-jacket-vest)


I know...
04-17-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By g0tr00t

Bicyclist Beaten - Caught On Helmet Cam In Baltimore

:mad:

Bicyclist Michael Bowman Beaten In Attack Caught On Helmet Cam In Baltimore (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/16/bicyclist-michael-bowman-beaten_n_5157510.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592)
Forum: Commuting
04-03-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By g0tr00t

This is my first mirror and I LOVE IT. I move it...

This is my first mirror and I LOVE IT. I move it from bike to bike, from my drops on my road bike to my bull horn bars on my single speed (rain bike).

Zefal Spy Bicycle Mirror...
Forum: Commuting
03-27-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,307
Posted By g0tr00t

My grocery list: 1. Front light ...

My grocery list:
1. Front light (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005DNXXL2/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1)- NiteRider MiNewt 600
2. Rear light ...
Forum: Commuting
03-27-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,825
Posted By g0tr00t

I do spin classes 3 days a week with LOTS of...

I do spin classes 3 days a week with LOTS of interval training. I also pretend that a car is flying up behind me so I have to move as quick as possible (yeah sounds weird, but it works).
Forum: Commuting
03-13-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,101
Posted By g0tr00t

I need you on my rides to work.....moving to St...

I need you on my rides to work.....moving to St Pete anytime soon? :p
Forum: Commuting
03-11-14, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By g0tr00t

I ride blinky lights during the day and solid at...

I ride blinky lights during the day and solid at night. All it means is that I charge my light sooner....Just look at other riders coming at you, who do you see first during the day? The ones with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,009
Posted By g0tr00t

Finish Line 1-Step Bicycle Chain Cleaner and...

Finish Line 1-Step Bicycle Chain Cleaner and Lubricant. After I scrub the crud off of my chain, I spray this, wipe off and am done. After almost 3000 miles, I have ZERO issues with my chain/gears.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-14, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,789
Posted By g0tr00t

I ordered shoes online for an incredibly low...

I ordered shoes online for an incredibly low discounted price, worst mistake I have ever made. Go to your LBS, try on A LOT of different pairs, walk around and just get a feel for each shoe.
03-11-14, 08:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,924
Posted By g0tr00t

No track. Can't stand. Don't want to, either. :p

No track. Can't stand. Don't want to, either. :p
03-11-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,924
Posted By g0tr00t

I was reading this thread looking for people...

I was reading this thread looking for people giving skid marks while barefoot...
I ride pedalless...
I ride seatless...
Who needs handlebars if you have no brakes?

Where are all the...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By g0tr00t

Here is my "grocery list". This is what I have...

Here is my "grocery list". This is what I have for my bikes (commuting/road):

1. Front light (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005DNXXL2/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1)- NiteRider MiNewt...
03-06-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,775
Posted By g0tr00t

I like that. :) I was hoping SOMEONE would...

I like that. :)

I was hoping SOMEONE would see the tongue-in-cheek to my response.

The game now is getting him to respond.

As for spraying a car, everyone knows a paint roller and brush...
03-06-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,775
Posted By g0tr00t

If he wants help, I'll show him how to do a car...

If he wants help, I'll show him how to do a car with cans when he starts driving. :thumb:
03-06-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,775
Posted By g0tr00t

You guys are d*cks....weren't YOU 14 once??? I...

You guys are d*cks....weren't YOU 14 once??? I did the same sh*t when I was 14....screw taking off cranks and stems, just spray when the wind stops...is it that hard? Lick your finger and stick it...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,912
Posted By g0tr00t

I have 2 bikes. 1 road bike for my daily commute...

I have 2 bikes. 1 road bike for my daily commute and weekend rides and 1 rain bike for daily commutes in the rain. The rain bike is a single speed with fenders and bull horn bars.

I want a...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,483
Posted By g0tr00t

First commute with it and I LOVE IT! What was I...

First commute with it and I LOVE IT! What was I thinking???? I put it on my drops (bar end) and would glance down to watch any movement behind me. Great stuff!
Forum: Commuting
02-28-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,483
Posted By g0tr00t

Good stuff, thanks guys! Looks like I am adding...

Good stuff, thanks guys! Looks like I am adding another mirror to my list :)
Forum: Commuting
02-28-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,483
Posted By g0tr00t

Slight hearing loss, yeah, its kind of busy on...

Slight hearing loss, yeah, its kind of busy on the 4 lane roads, I can hear the tires, but just get surprised when they show up next to me. I usually glance around and assume the noise is from the...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-14, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By g0tr00t

Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Commuting
02-28-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,483
Posted By g0tr00t

Well...after reading this thread and getting...

Well...after reading this thread and getting pretty tired of being surprised what shows up next to me, especially the electric cars (I don't hear them at all!)...I opted for this one. I am not sure...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,736
Posted By g0tr00t

Seems like a pretty good deal (black and navy...

Seems like a pretty good deal (black and navy sold out) :...
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