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Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,683
Posted By klondike300

I like the Elite quobo fluid. Simple and quiet...

I like the Elite quobo fluid. Simple and quiet rubber type roller.
Forum: Touring
11-16-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By klondike300

Generally in the fall/winter, our local group...

Generally in the fall/winter, our local group does the brush clearing etc after bad weather. I always carry folding saw and small axe in my camelback during this time of year when off roading. Trying...
Forum: Touring
11-16-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By klondike300

Usually carry other junk in there. Looking at...

Usually carry other junk in there. Looking at something on a fork mount. Quick access.
Forum: Touring
11-16-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By klondike300

Velo Orange Piolet mounts

Just picked up a built for touring/singletrack/etc Velo Orange Piolet. Use it right now for bad weather riding, trail maintenance, etc. Was wondering if anyone has an idea on mounts for either the...
03-28-16, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By klondike300

ProNet Cycling | U.S. Supplier of Elite, Sweat...

ProNet Cycling | U.S. Supplier of Elite, Sweat GUTR, Clement, Proviz.. (http://www.pronetcycling.com)

Look for the Proviz link. having closeouts on womens jackets. Right now size 10's are on sale...
03-28-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By klondike300

Group leaves from Silverdale Cyclery every...

Group leaves from Silverdale Cyclery every Saturday morning at 8. Casual pace. If you're a facebooker, look at their site as well as the West Sound Tri club. Always folks posting on there. and if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-16, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By klondike300

Q width-shims/spacers for Crankbrothers pedals?

My new bike seems to be narrower riding for some reason. maybe because I'm getting older and more bow legged over the years. I know I need to increase my "Q" width and possible shims under the...
03-10-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By klondike300

1972 Raleigh Super Course question

At least I think it is. Post pictures when I get home. My question is what would an era correct water bottle/cage?

I've seen some old handlebar mount style I really like but I believe the bike is...
11-03-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By klondike300

Cannondale Demo Day at Green Mountain

https://www.facebook.com/events/943925429009665/
10-09-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,209
Posted By klondike300

turns out my cramps in the same are coming from a...

turns out my cramps in the same are coming from a bulging disc pushing on my nerves down around L-4, L-5. Doc says when nerves get pinched it causes the muscle to not fire correctly and cramping is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 557,263
Posted By klondike300

My next bike soon!

My next bike soon!
08-14-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,209
Posted By klondike300

I get the same inner thigh issues. But for me...

I get the same inner thigh issues. But for me it's having too low a cadence. In my younger days, I pushed heavy gears on both mountain and the road. Now that I'm closer to 50, I'm forcing myself to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,809
Posted By klondike300

Another plug for Elite. slightly biased since my...

Another plug for Elite. slightly biased since my family is the US importers of these but they do work great.

I use the cannibal version on both mine and my wifes bike since we're short and have...
07-25-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By klondike300

Cool. Thanks. I figured something like that.

Cool. Thanks. I figured something like that.
07-25-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By klondike300

Doohickey on the back of the saddles?

What is the Doohickey on the back of most of the rider saddles this year ? Looks like a small black fin coming off the back? Are they all listening to XM this year? 😀
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By klondike300

Plus infinity on Lizard Skins. I picked up a...

Plus infinity on Lizard Skins. I picked up a bunch at Interbike in Vegas last year.
07-06-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,589
Posted By klondike300

I believe you have to make reservations at any...

I believe you have to make reservations at any "official" stop. Even if self supported. They'll probably charge you for camping. We booked late for Castle Rock so we have to pay on site when we pick...
03-16-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By klondike300

That was my thought! But yes, I do think...

That was my thought!

But yes, I do think there is value in bonking. Especially if you never have.

A rider needs to know their own signs of bonking and what they need to do to recover. I tell...
02-18-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By klondike300

(Not so) chilly hilly this weekend

What a forecast! I don't think I've ever ridden in that kind of weather for this ride.
02-18-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,555
Posted By klondike300

Our group is in. 6th time for me. Taking some...

Our group is in. 6th time for me. Taking some rookies this year at least to Spanaway. Teaching them how to ride in pacelines between now and then!
01-20-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By klondike300

Hilly route. More so than I thought even after...

Hilly route. More so than I thought even after heart attack hill. Would have like more singletrack but it was pretty cool riding through some of the neighborhoods and seeing how much access folks...
01-12-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By klondike300

I live in Poulsbo so it's more of a direct shot....

I live in Poulsbo so it's more of a direct shot. Drop down to 522 into Woodinville. According to the website it's at the Redhook Brewery in the Wood Hood.
01-12-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By klondike300

Stinky Spoke

Anyone else riding it this weekend?

Be on the 705 Kingston ferry Saturday morning. Looks like typical PNW weather so should be no surprises.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 436,561
Posted By klondike300

For some reason the white paint reminds of ice...

For some reason the white paint reminds of ice cream.........
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,662,482
Posted By klondike300

Seriously smooth frames they had back then. I...

Seriously smooth frames they had back then. I wish I still had mine. The seams where all the tubes meet are flawless.
12-10-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,745
Posted By klondike300

I got a KS Lev 10 dropper this year. Pretty cheap...

I got a KS Lev 10 dropper this year. Pretty cheap from Jenson. Worked 6 months with no issues so far.

Most bike seem to be coming standard with them now. Especially with the bigger wheels.
12-10-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,966
Posted By klondike300

I'm 5'4" and ride a Scalpel 29er with no...

I'm 5'4" and ride a Scalpel 29er with no problems. Added a dropper post since my inseam is out of proportion on the short side to the rest of my anatomy. No problems what so ever. Ride as many bikes...
12-09-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By klondike300

Swap meet Feb 8. Expo back on at CenturyLink...

Swap meet Feb 8.

Expo back on at CenturyLink Field Event Center on Feb. 28-March 1st, 2015 in conjunction with the Travels, Trips & Adventures Expo.
11-18-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,056
Posted By klondike300

I found now that I'm older I need to up my...

I found now that I'm older I need to up my cadence. I've always been a gear grinder but the last few years trying to turn over the same gears gave me quad or inner thigh/hamstring cramps. Same miles,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,275
Posted By klondike300

You could try this from Elite. Elite...

You could try this from Elite.

Elite Skekane: under saddle water bottle mount for triathlon | Elite-IT (http://www.elite-it.com/en/products/triathlon/race-products/skekane)

I put one on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-14, 04:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,511
Posted By klondike300

High return rate at our LBS. Inconvenient to...

High return rate at our LBS. Inconvenient to carry and use. Looks good in the shop but that's about it. Still biased to the before mentioned Upstand.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,511
Posted By klondike300

I have these on all my road bikes now. Like it so...

I have these on all my road bikes now. Like it so much I started selling them for him on the West coast.
Forum: Foo
10-25-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By klondike300

Cycling themed costumes this year?

Who's doing a cycling themed costume this year. I'll be "Vance Pharmstrong". I'll be posting picture tomorrow after I get it all complete.

They're just vitamins! Why won't people leave me alone! I...
10-23-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,423
Posted By klondike300

Also, most peoples feet get wider as we age/gain...

Also, most peoples feet get wider as we age/gain weight, etc. My Sidi's lasted 7 years but sadly my feet got too wide for them. I just stick with Shimanos. My wife says I have Barney Rubble...
Forum: Foo
10-08-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By klondike300

I like long term stock buying. I'm far from an...

I like long term stock buying. I'm far from an expert but I've done pretty well in looking into large companies. I find someone I like and look at their 5 and 10 year histories. If they are anywhere...
10-08-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By klondike300

They stopped the jackets from rider input since...

They stopped the jackets from rider input since we all basically said we wanted something useful in our STP packets. Maybe we'll find out more of the rest when they have their open house soon.
10-08-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By klondike300

No bike Expo next year

Cascade website said no Expo next year. Bummer. I though attendance was pretty full the last few years but I guess not. Hopefully they still will do the swap meet in Feb though.

Seattle Bicycle...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,799
Posted By klondike300

Each persons preference. I use it more on my feet...

Each persons preference. I use it more on my feet than anything when hiking or running. Only use it on century or close to century rides when it's hot out.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,799
Posted By klondike300

Blue Steel Sports | Anti-Chafe Cream...

Blue Steel Sports | Anti-Chafe Cream (http://www.bluesteelsports.com/)

Spreads on very thin but effective. Also with the tea tree oil has some healing properties. Our TRI geek friends use in on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,662,482
Posted By klondike300

Got her the Synapse disc 105. Now she has a...

Got her the Synapse disc 105. Now she has a lighter, cooler bike than me :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By klondike300

After the first day I quit trying to kick it :) ...

After the first day I quit trying to kick it :)

I carry it in my grocery getter top bag when riding that bike. You can get a mount to bolt under one of your water bottle cages. Since I'm short, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,662,482
Posted By klondike300

Is there a Synapse thread or can we put them in...

Is there a Synapse thread or can we put them in here? Just bought the Mrs. the new Disc Synapse.
06-04-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By klondike300

El Norte Bike and Brews this Sunday?

We're in unless work gets in the way. Audit time so hoping I escape having to come in Sunday. Weather looks great and route should be pretty good.

And beer and music!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By klondike300

It's OK. You can directly talk to me instead of...

It's OK. You can directly talk to me instead of being known as "the guy". :)

I actually bought one of these from one of those side ads on Facebook. After I decided I liked it, we called the owner...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By klondike300

Upstanding Bicycle (not a kickstand)

upstand? Bicycle Stand | Designed by the Upstanding Bicycle Company. Call 919-590-0328 to order. (http://upstandingbicycle.com/)

Just bought one of these a month or so ago. Like it so much wifey...
05-30-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By klondike300

Roll call for Flying Wheels?

I'll be there riding. Think just the 40 milers this year. I'll then join Mrs. Klondike in the vendors area. Hopefully the beer garden is right next to us again!
Forum: Southeast
05-21-14, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By klondike300

Bike rental in Kissimmee Florida

Wifey heading down to see #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) daughter next month. Looking for place to rent decent road bike. She'll bring her shoes and clipless...
04-25-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,053
Posted By klondike300

Are you fully healed up and OK to ride? I'd be...

Are you fully healed up and OK to ride? I'd be more concerned about rebreaking that sucker with all the bouncing on Mtn bikes.
04-24-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 726
Posted By klondike300

Gear up Expo in Everett

Home | Gear Up Expo (http://seattle2014.gearupexpo.com/)

Anyone else going this weekend? Not all bikes but all outdoor stuff.

Sweet Spot Skirts and Positifsports will be there with some bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,106
Posted By klondike300

Endonmondo. That way I can track any activity I...

Endonmondo. That way I can track any activity I do when road or mountain bike, hiking etc. Eats the battery on the Iphone but did last for 150 miles last year on day one of STP. Maintained the charge...
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