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Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,157
Posted By Baldy88

I have been riding a C17 carved most of this year...

I have been riding a C17 carved most of this year on my gravel bike. Love it! I did ride a C15 carved for a while but it was too narrow after about 65 miles. The LBS just got in two of the three...
09-03-08, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Baldy88

We had a close call this weekend with a big old...

We had a close call this weekend with a big old bumble bee. (fifty cent piece sized:eek:) We had completed our 68 mile ride. We were in the car on the way home and all of a sudden this huge bumble...
08-07-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,661
Posted By Baldy88

I really like this idea. I'm going to measure...

I really like this idea. I'm going to measure our stem out and see if it will work for us. A really cheap way to save some weight and very simple.
08-02-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,033
Posted By Baldy88

Rocky Mounts tandem tray comes with the strap to...

Rocky Mounts tandem tray comes with the strap to keep the bars straight when using the rotating fork mount.

Here is our Rocky Mounts on the Corolla. It works really well and is easily adaptable...
07-28-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 474,012
Posted By Baldy88

In action on RAGBRAI this year. We had an...

In action on RAGBRAI this year. We had an awesome week. My 10 year old did 400 of the 471 miles. One rest day for her mid-week. The longest day was 83 miles with 5300 ft. of climbing.
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07-16-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,036
Posted By Baldy88

You are correct about this setup and not being...

You are correct about this setup and not being able to handle a heavy load. We aren't going to be loading down with much for RAGBRAI so for this type of trip it will be fine. I did notice, while...
07-16-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,700
Posted By Baldy88

That is a good one! I also like the one about...

That is a good one! I also like the one about tandems being slow. "They are" :lol:

I decided to make a different sign for each day of RAGBRAI since I can't have a sign picking on my stoker...
07-16-08, 03:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,693
Posted By Baldy88

I don't think that Shimano will be going 10 speed...

I don't think that Shimano will be going 10 speed on their mountain bike side anytime in the near future. It just doesn't make sense to go there in the dirt. If my assumption is true that will...
07-16-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Baldy88

True, but a caliper is a lot simpler when you are...

True, but a caliper is a lot simpler when you are trying to figure out if the seat post is a 30.6 or a 30.9.
07-15-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Baldy88

What you really need is a cheap caliper. I found...

What you really need is a cheap caliper. I found one at Boston Freight for $15 or so and it has saved me much frustration on determining things like this.
07-15-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,036
Posted By Baldy88

The finished product ready to roll. ...

The finished product ready to roll.

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q157/DrDover/DSC_2710.jpg
07-15-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,700
Posted By Baldy88

The completed sign project. :lol: ...

The completed sign project. :lol:

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q157/DrDover/DSC_2711.jpg
07-15-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,700
Posted By Baldy88

After reading this thread you guys got me...

After reading this thread you guys got me thinking that I needed a sign for RAGBRAI. It says, "I know she is NOT pedaling!" It has our names and city below that. Hopefully that will fend off some...
07-14-08, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,036
Posted By Baldy88

Finally got around to trying to get that rack on....

Finally got around to trying to get that rack on. It wasn't too bad. Only an hour or so of grinding, finding longer bolts, re-fabricating the center attachment around the rear break, etc. It wasn't...
07-07-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,992
Posted By Baldy88

We purchased a C'dale Road Tandem 3 this spring. ...

We purchased a C'dale Road Tandem 3 this spring. Love it. For the price you can't beat it. We only changed out the saddles and put on a short travel Thudbuster for the stoker. Other than that it...
06-28-08, 10:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,920
Posted By Baldy88

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q157/DrDover/P6...

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q157/DrDover/P6280050.jpg

Rocky Mounts tandem rack on my 03 Corolla. Works like a charm with the tandem and the single bikes.
06-28-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 474,012
Posted By Baldy88

Me and my RAGBRAI stoker for this year. My 10...

Me and my RAGBRAI stoker for this year. My 10 year old has been a challenge at times to get out on training rides, but once I get her convinced to go she is all about it. We were getting ready for...
06-03-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,674
Posted By Baldy88

Not sure if I should be or not, but it sure rides...

Not sure if I should be or not, but it sure rides a lot better with over inflated tires. When I was running them at 85 they were really squishy on the road and you could hear it as they were...
05-30-08, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,674
Posted By Baldy88

New to tandems and using regular tires for the...

New to tandems and using regular tires for the added weight. My C'dale came with Vittoria Randonneur (sp?) 700x28 's . They sure looke like they might be pushing 700 x 22, but anyway I was curious...
04-25-08, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By Baldy88

I was being a wise guy! I'm glad to see that no...

I was being a wise guy! I'm glad to see that no one else followed suit on my vote. I ride a single speed MTB and am a frequent chain tension checker.
04-25-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,838
Posted By Baldy88

That is funny! I see lots of bike owner garages...

That is funny! I see lots of bike owner garages like mine and yours. I have too many toys for my own good. A kayak, 8 bikes amongst all in the family, lawn mower (not a toy), and misc. kid's...
04-22-08, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,838
Posted By Baldy88

We bought our first tandem this year and it is...

We bought our first tandem this year and it is the Cannondale R3. For the money you cannot go wrong. It is not component cheap by any means. While it is not a high dollar custom ride it is just as...
03-30-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By Baldy88

We purchased a Cannondale RT3 this spring. So...

We purchased a Cannondale RT3 this spring. So far we have been very impressed with it. We got it for $1750 out the door stock. I haven't found anything on it that I just gotta replace, well I did...
03-13-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Baldy88

I just purchased a Rocky Mounts R4 tandem tray...

I just purchased a Rocky Mounts R4 tandem tray for my Thule rack. I payed $295 out the door from my LBS. It has the swivel fork mount head and telescopic rear wheel tray extension so that it can be...
03-13-08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By Baldy88

I don't know about the child seat setup. I know...

I don't know about the child seat setup. I know that I can put a skewer in to pull a trailer and you could hook up a trail a bike to the rear seatpost with no problem.

Sorry I don't have more...
03-11-08, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By Baldy88

We just purchased a brand new Cannondale Tandem...

We just purchased a brand new Cannondale Tandem R3 for $1750 out the door. I am very impressed with this bike. For the price I think that the component level is very adequate. I'm used to riding...
03-08-08, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,036
Posted By Baldy88

Rear Rack setup for a C'dale tandem?

OK, we bought our first tandem. A Cannondale Tandem R3. I'm impressed overall for the price. Even the Tiagra shifters are nice. Tiagra has come a long ways from what I knew of it. Used to riding...
Forum: Foo
07-27-07, 07:08 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,651,445
Posted By Baldy88

I should get motivated and go clean my mountain...

I should get motivated and go clean my mountain bike. A beer sounds really good though.... hmmm decisions decisions...
07-19-06, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By Baldy88

Koobi

I love my Koobi PRS. It has the cutout and it is a little wider than the standard Selle Italia "racer" seat. It has been comfortable for me from the start with no break in. I like vibration...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Baldy88

Just carry an allen wrench with you and adjust...

Just carry an allen wrench with you and adjust them until they feel good. It's the only way that you get them the way you want them. I've even adjusted mine after a year of riding them to try a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-06, 11:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By Baldy88

Michelen Pro Race 2 do it for me. They are...

Michelen Pro Race 2 do it for me. They are supple and responsive. I ride on good roads so I don't have flat problems.
Forum: Foo
03-11-06, 11:52 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,998
Posted By Baldy88

Shaved head

Shaved head
Forum: Foo
03-11-06, 11:44 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,651,445
Posted By Baldy88

That's what I was getting tired of. I finally...

That's what I was getting tired of. I finally got all of the hangers and walls studs alligned so that everything fit as "one". We'll see how it works 6 months from now! LOL
:eek:
Forum: Foo
03-11-06, 11:41 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,651,445
Posted By Baldy88

Thanks! It was quite a bit of work, but I'm...

Thanks! It was quite a bit of work, but I'm happy with the way it turned out. I didn't think that you could put that much time into making everything fit into one side of the garage.
Forum: Foo
03-11-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,776
Posted By Baldy88

Whatever beer I'm currently brewing.

Whatever beer I'm currently brewing.
Forum: Foo
03-11-06, 05:47 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,651,445
Posted By Baldy88

It was so darn nice out that I had to clean the...

It was so darn nice out that I had to clean the garage instead of ride. With spring weather just around the corner I had to get the bikes organized so that I could get the car in yet still have...
Forum: Foo
03-06-06, 07:13 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,998
Posted By Baldy88

Elvin Ears

Elvin Ears
Forum: Foo
03-05-06, 05:12 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,651,445
Posted By Baldy88

Brewing beer and and trying to figure out what to...

Brewing beer and and trying to figure out what to do with my project bike.

I need to find an adapter that will allow be to put 700c wheels on my old mt. bike with cantilever brakes. Anyone done...
Forum: Foo
02-26-06, 05:20 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,998
Posted By Baldy88

quick

quick
Forum: Foo
02-25-06, 11:28 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,651,445
Posted By Baldy88

I gotta pee! Women's biathlon on TV.

I gotta pee! Women's biathlon on TV.
02-22-06, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 318,635
Posted By Baldy88

Nice ride. I have a '92 Raleigh Crest that is...

Nice ride. I have a '92 Raleigh Crest that is laid out just about like that bike. It's not running anymore, just laying on the floor with no wheels. Not sure what I'm going to do with it.
02-22-06, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 318,635
Posted By Baldy88

That may be the case. I have to lay claim to the...

That may be the case. I have to lay claim to the other end of the spectrum. I absolutely suck at mountain biking. Of course I've only been out twice so far this year trying it out, but I suck. I...
02-21-06, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Baldy88

You are right. The bikes must be OK based on the...

You are right. The bikes must be OK based on the results.

When we can't race like that what else do we have to talk about other than the color of the bikes? It's not a beauty pageant, but I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-06, 10:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,790
Posted By Baldy88

I've been using the Koobi PRS for just about a...

I've been using the Koobi PRS for just about a year now. I love it. I used to use the Selle Italia Trans Am Max. The PRS is about the same shape, but I love the suspension in the PRS that takes...
02-19-06, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,103
Posted By Baldy88

I've got a 92 Raleigh Crest Chromo frame 19"...

I've got a 92 Raleigh Crest Chromo frame 19" sitting in my garage. It's never seen a mt. bike trail. Pavement only. I'm looking to get rid of it to someone that would use it. I was thinking about...
Forum: Foo
02-19-06, 09:50 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,998
Posted By Baldy88

dots

dots
Forum: Foo
02-19-06, 09:41 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 758,998
Posted By Baldy88

Nikon D50

Nikon D50
02-19-06, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By Baldy88

They actually do have carbon seat and chain...

They actually do have carbon seat and chain stays, but so does my Giant OCR Elite and it was 1/5 the price.

Color shouldn't be an issue, but I would guarantee that color influences many of us on...
Forum: Foo
02-19-06, 05:58 PM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 1,651,445
Posted By Baldy88

Just got back from the ride. My big toes are...

Just got back from the ride. My big toes are thawing at this moment and they hurt something fierce. I got a little bit of frost bite a do believe. It got up to 24F for the high today. It felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-06, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Baldy88

I've used the 6603 on a double on my last bike. ...

I've used the 6603 on a double on my last bike. It is actually kind of nice. The shifts take longer because you have an extra click, but at the same time you have a lot of room to tweak the front...
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