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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-15, 12:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,796
Posted By jefft72

I am curious about these hills you speak of. ...

I am curious about these hills you speak of. They sound fantastic!
08-31-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 73,362
Posted By jefft72

Hans Schneider, local Houston builder. I just...

Hans Schneider, local Houston builder. I just acquired this bike and have thoroughly enjoyed both rides that I have been on.
I am not sure what tubing was used as I cannot find any particular...
08-22-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,679
Posted By jefft72

I was heavy into hotwheel collecting several...

I was heavy into hotwheel collecting several years ago. Truth is what they are offering you will make all the difference. 300 common cars in the pack won't move for much. If it is a common item...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,767
Posted By jefft72

I have a 564 and noticed that my seat post has a...

I have a 564 and noticed that my seat post has a slight crack in it (nowhere near as nasty as your crack). I wrapped a band clamp around the post and tightened it as much as I could. The post...
Replies: 16
Views: 3,813
Posted By jefft72

Additionally, I have seen some folks who have...

Additionally, I have seen some folks who have managed to use a regular 27.2 seat post with a dual seat post clamp (27.2 - 31.8?) with success. I noticed a crack in the top of my seat post the other...
Replies: 16
Views: 3,813
Posted By jefft72

Good looking bike you have there. I bought a 564...

Good looking bike you have there. I bought a 564 that I am now riding as my main bike. I paid a bit too much for it, and then had to replace the BB. Sealed cartridge now and it is butter smooth. ...
05-29-15, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By jefft72

I rode a bike that was technically too big for me...

I rode a bike that was technically too big for me for a year. The saddle was lower than what you would expect to see, but it was the right height foe me. The stand over was certainly snug, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By jefft72

You can reference the following URL to see how...

You can reference the following URL to see how that bike was spec'd from the factory:
2007 Specialized Allez Elite Double - New and Used Bike Value...
Forum: Texas
05-27-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By jefft72

League City here as well. There are a few group...

League City here as well. There are a few group rides that are close by. Sun and SKi sport on Bay Area, Space City Cycling (Bike Barn on Bay Area), and Pearland Cycling club all have regular...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,061
Posted By jefft72

School of Fish? ...

School of Fish?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onjaC3A2xjk
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By jefft72

No size is listed, but it looks nice. C`Dale...

No size is listed, but it looks nice. C`Dale roadie with integrated shifters.
Cannondale r300 (http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/5031754114.html)

Lemond Zurich
Lemond 2003 Zurich...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,389
Posted By jefft72

I have not done a solo century yet, but have done...

I have not done a solo century yet, but have done a couple of group ones.

I like the group aspect of the ride, both for the safety in numbers and camaraderie during the ride. Plus, in a good...
04-28-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,726
Posted By jefft72

You are pretty much in the same spot that I was...

You are pretty much in the same spot that I was in last Spring. I had used my mountain bike for several months and then started looking for a road bike. I scoured craigslist and came upon a 86ish...
04-13-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By jefft72

To use the Hitch mounted bike rack will require...

To use the Hitch mounted bike rack will require the installation of a trailer hitch. The hitch will bolt into your frame rails underneath your truck. The hitch rack slides into the hitch tube and...
04-07-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By jefft72

It does not look like it from the pictures, but...

It does not look like it from the pictures, but do these levers have the quick release button?
Forum: Texas
03-16-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,084
Posted By jefft72

Visiting Austin, looking for a group or recommended route

I am in town for work till Wednesday. I want to get some riding in and the sun doesn't wake up early enough this time of year to get a good ride in before work (no lights currently).

If...
Replies: 52
Views: 10,272
Posted By jefft72

Just found this thread. I started cycling...

Just found this thread.

I started cycling last year and found a local club that has some awesome members that do tons of riding in the area. Solo rides are great, but riding with a group is...
02-09-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,749
Posted By jefft72

I am about 5'10" and bought a craigslist...

I am about 5'10" and bought a craigslist Centurion last spring that is about a 58cm. It is too big for me, but for rides <50 miles I felt good. My saddle is lower than you would normally see, but...
02-03-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,370
Posted By jefft72

This bike rides centuries just fine. The...

This bike rides centuries just fine.

The motor could certainly use some tuning, but there is nothing wrong with the bike. I am taking part in the local club's Century Challenge this year (1...
01-28-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,042
Posted By jefft72

It's a tool that can help you towards your goal. ...

It's a tool that can help you towards your goal.

I used it several years ago with success to go from 200 to 170, which I have been able to maintain. The app helps to retrain your brain to know...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By jefft72

It looks clean and if it fits you then I think a...

It looks clean and if it fits you then I think a good ballpark would be $350-450. Size looks to be maybe a 54?

Good luck. These bikes seem to have a good reputation.
01-05-15, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By jefft72

Cookies/Brownies are my vice. If they are in the...

Cookies/Brownies are my vice. If they are in the house they will be consumed posthaste. Typically with feelings of guilt following, followed by more consuming of brownies/cookies to comfort the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,503
Posted By jefft72

2014 was my first year cycling and I didn't have...

2014 was my first year cycling and I didn't have any planned goals or expectations, other than completing the Bike Around the Bay (2 days, 180 miles).

I started out the year on a MTB that I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,301
Posted By jefft72

The group that I ride regularly with has a few...

The group that I ride regularly with has a few rules to help maintain group safety. No ear buds/headphones and non aerobars in the pace. If you do have aerobars you can ride with the group, but you...
09-25-14, 09:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,718
Posted By jefft72

My bike has no additional wires for speedos or...

My bike has no additional wires for speedos or any other such items. It still works quite well.

Seriously though, I ride with my phone in my jersey pocket running Strava to record, but I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,723
Posted By jefft72

:thumb: I have a similar thought whenever I see...

:thumb: I have a similar thought whenever I see a bike advertised on CL as "Fast". I want to go visit, push the bike around with my hand and complain that it's no faster than my other bike. :(
...
Forum: Introductions
09-09-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By jefft72

I will second the welcome, also from League City....

I will second the welcome, also from League City.

There are plenty of clubs around town that you can take part in for group rides if that interests you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,542
Posted By jefft72

During the summertime when the kids were not in...

During the summertime when the kids were not in school I would get up at 6am and be out the door at 6:30 for an hour (~18ish mile) ride. I could get home, shower and be ready to work by 8. Now that...
Forum: Touring
09-05-14, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,422
Posted By jefft72

I don't have any experience with bike touring,...

I don't have any experience with bike touring, but I do have experience with camping. The two have some similarities, with bike touring obviously focusing on the bare basics. One day I hope that I...
Forum: Touring
09-05-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,422
Posted By jefft72

These pliers are certainly good at what they do. ...

These pliers are certainly good at what they do.

http://www.scoutshop.barbadosscouts.org/stk/stk_img/oth_og_do/dov_plr.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-05-14, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By jefft72

Like others have posted a water filtering device...

Like others have posted a water filtering device will help.

Look into a Reverse Osmosis system. It's a bit more of an investment, but you can make as much pure clean water as you desire. They...
Forum: Introductions
08-28-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By jefft72

Welcome! I have enjoyed road cycling as a sport...

Welcome! I have enjoyed road cycling as a sport now for almost a year. Riding with the different clubs in the area has been a great experience for sure. Solo riding is nice as well, but I feel...
08-28-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 333,851
Posted By jefft72

Sharing my Centurion that I have owned and ridden...

Sharing my Centurion that I have owned and ridden now for a few months.

SN: N5M5948 - which should make it an 85 model, perhaps.

Centurion Elite RS

Shimano 600 front and rear derailers with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-26-14, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By jefft72

That's good to hear, TDong. I don't have much...

That's good to hear, TDong. I don't have much experience with club rides yet, but the few that I have been on were positive experiences. I ride a normal road bike, but it is an 80s steel bike. In...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-26-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By jefft72

Well, how did it go?

Well, how did it go?
Forum: Foo
08-22-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,030
Posted By jefft72

Tired Parent is a redundant phrase I believe. ...

Tired Parent is a redundant phrase I believe.

I have been there as well. We have 4. #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) &2 are 15 months apart, #2...
08-20-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,928
Posted By jefft72

That paint is looking sharp! I bought my 80...

That paint is looking sharp! I bought my 80 Centurion several months ago and while I wipe is down it has not had any intensive polishing and waxing done yet.

I am assuming that tearing the whole...
08-11-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,205
Posted By jefft72

Your plans seems solid especially with the bars...

Your plans seems solid especially with the bars and seat trapped underneath the cross bars. Perhaps some foam padding to cushion between the handle bars and cross bars (jeep). With this method a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,904
Posted By jefft72

Texas gulf coast here, which is pancake flat. The...

Texas gulf coast here, which is pancake flat. The hill that I ride regularly is a bridge over the water. I did take my bike with me while on a work trip in Austin and was able to ride some rollers,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By jefft72

This is my first TdF to watch so my thoughts on...

This is my first TdF to watch so my thoughts on your post may be way off base. But, this is my take on the points that you are asking about.

Re: controversial: From what I have gathered from...
Forum: Foo
07-16-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By jefft72

I am lucky in the summer to be able to ride in...

I am lucky in the summer to be able to ride in the morning before work. I can leave around 6:30a and get a good brisk ride in. I dedicate an hour to riding and try to do that 3 times a week. Very...
07-08-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By jefft72

I believe the "Now" sign is taped on and meant...

I believe the "Now" sign is taped on and meant for humor. I doubt that was entire display and more than likely there is a "Now" bike to the right of the "Then" bike that is out of frame.
07-07-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,484
Posted By jefft72

Given some of the info in the post below I would...

Given some of the info in the post below I would say that 531 will demand higher prices since it was used in higher end bikes, in general. 501 didn't come out until the 80s and was cheaper to...
Forum: Texas
06-25-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 49,293
Posted By jefft72

I saw someone reference this ride yesterday and...

I saw someone reference this ride yesterday and had not heard about it prior to that. I have plans to be in Livingston for the 4th and am highly considering driving to Conroe that morning for the...
06-25-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,062
Posted By jefft72

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/515lN-ceF%2B...

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/515lN-ceF%2BL._SY300_.jpg
Forum: Introductions
06-19-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By jefft72

Welcome Sid! You have a Bike Barn location...

Welcome Sid!

You have a Bike Barn location out your way that does regular weekly rides. Unless of course I am missing the boat completely on your location.

Bike Barn - Champions6935...
06-17-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 41,423
Posted By jefft72

I was wondering the same thing. Very wide, in...

I was wondering the same thing. Very wide, in the middle of nowhere it seems, and goes on forever. Definitely makes for a neat photo.
06-17-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 41,423
Posted By jefft72

Sweet McLaren! I would have stopped and admired...

Sweet McLaren! I would have stopped and admired as well. I will spot vintage/classic/exotics as they drive past on the highway, which irritates the wife. She thinks it wise for me to keep my eyes...
Replies: 33
Views: 3,807
Posted By jefft72

Sun block? Some sort of head band to...

Sun block?

Some sort of head band to prevent sweat/sun block from running into your eyes?
Forum: BMX
05-19-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By jefft72

Chris, I am in the Houston area and may be...

Chris, I am in the Houston area and may be interested. I tried to PM you, but realized that I do not have enough posts to do so.
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