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07-12-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By avmech

See post #4...

See post #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) .........looks to have had some components replaced
07-11-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By avmech

Per the Trek specs, the 2004 was a 9 speed.

Per the Trek specs, the 2004 was a 9 speed.
07-10-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By avmech

2004 maybe? ...

2004 maybe?

https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2004/trek/5000#/us/en/2004/trek/5000/details
06-25-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By avmech

My Domane had creaking issues since new in late...

My Domane had creaking issues since new in late 2017. Replaced the BB with a Token BB3724. Night and day difference. At my weight the difference in bottom bracket weight is negligible
06-14-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,147
Posted By avmech

Geez, kids!!! LOL

Geez, kids!!! LOL
05-11-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,195
Posted By avmech

Mineral spirits for way too many years, including...

Mineral spirits for way too many years, including in an ultrasonic cleaner for my chains. No issues.
05-10-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By avmech

Just installed one on my Domane, test ride...

Just installed one on my Domane, test ride tomorrow.
04-26-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,466
Posted By avmech

I started my career as an AViation MECHanic. My...

I started my career as an AViation MECHanic. My avatar ties in with my warped sense of humor
04-06-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,822
Posted By avmech

Just pre-ordered it

Just pre-ordered it
03-19-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By avmech

I resemble that remark! LOL

I resemble that remark! LOL
02-08-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,441
Posted By avmech

Having it done Monday along with an endoscopy...

Having it done Monday along with an endoscopy into my stomach. Thinking about asking the doc to take a picture through one scope of the other scope............................
Sunday is the night of...
11-28-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By avmech

:thumb:Good news!

:thumb:Good news!
11-23-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,464
Posted By avmech

Between DREs, PSAs, ultrasounds, and 4Kscore...

Between DREs, PSAs, ultrasounds, and 4Kscore blood tests, Doc has me on 6 month rechecks, all for a very enlarged prostate. 14 core biopsy a year ago showed no cancer, the 4Kscore goes further than...
11-19-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By avmech

Something I have never had happen happened...

Something I have never had happen happened Friday.........had to remove a screen frame on our back porch to get a hot tub out. Would not budge, so I used a rubber mallet and a 2x4, 2x4 on the screen...
11-14-18, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By avmech

Had both done in 1992, at the same time. Kind of...

Had both done in 1992, at the same time. Kind of a pain to have both hands out of commission, but made it through. Zero issues since then. Wife had one hand done later and she has no issues either.
Forum: Foo
11-12-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By avmech

Shot of liquor with honey.......definitely have...

Shot of liquor with honey.......definitely have to give it a shot (literally)!

get our honey from a producer about 4 miles away, have their own bees, hell, for all I know their bees hang around my...
11-12-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By avmech

My tinnitus goes from loud to louder, 24/7/365....

My tinnitus goes from loud to louder, 24/7/365. Too many years exposed to jet engines at full power, gunfire, etc..........
sleep averages about 5-6 hours of hour or so naps, not good. Having planes...
10-13-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,328
Posted By avmech

well found out the issue on the right shoulder:...

well found out the issue on the right shoulder: somehow I now have a 35-50% tear in supraspinatus and torn labrum with a cyst between the ball and the socket in my shoulder. The plan is to go with...
09-30-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,328
Posted By avmech

No argument there. Wife had both knees replaced...

No argument there. Wife had both knees replaced at the same time. They had her hobbling that afternoon, walking with a walker after a few days. 2 weeks in a rehab facility doing PT 2-3 times a day,...
09-29-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,328
Posted By avmech

Left shoulder: 5 years ago had bone spur removed...

Left shoulder: 5 years ago had bone spur removed and tendon reattached mid October. Early February the next year, cleared for unlimited activity. No issues.
Right shoulder: this past December had...
09-26-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By avmech

I fully agree with this, and it is my favorite too

I fully agree with this, and it is my favorite too
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,247,650
Posted By avmech

2018 Trek Domane SL6 rim brake, replaces my 2003...

2018 Trek Domane SL6 rim brake, replaces my 2003 Trek 5200
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,325
Posted By avmech

way cool. I opted for the same a year ago, black...

way cool. I opted for the same a year ago, black 2018 Domane SL6 rim brake, 54 frame. Got rid of the saddle, put on my Specialized Avatar expert that I took off my old Trek 5200, had Ultegra carbon...
09-11-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,294
Posted By avmech

Picking on Trek, my last two bikes are Treks,...

Picking on Trek, my last two bikes are Treks, both bought new, the only issue wirh either one is a tiny chip in the paint on the Domane. Problem is, I put it there packing it into my Yukon when...
09-07-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,694
Posted By avmech

Further on this, for the smart and smart+: this...

Further on this, for the smart and smart+: this is off of cateye website
Looks like it should work on the padrone smart series. I will probably give it a try. ...
09-07-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,779
Posted By avmech

Welcome! Fellow 62yr old here. Got back on the...

Welcome! Fellow 62yr old here. Got back on the bike about 6/7 years ago.......
09-05-18, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,694
Posted By avmech

Got this this morning from Cateye regarding the...

Got this this morning from Cateye regarding the Padrone digital bluetooth: (both bluetooth smart)

The Padrone Digital is not currently compatible with the Duotrap series sensors. We area aware of...
08-20-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By avmech

Guilty. Had mine in June 2012, 3 stents. This...

Guilty. Had mine in June 2012, 3 stents. This AFTER losing 56 pounds, gym 3 times a week, and riding almost every day from 15 miles on up to 35 miles. Happened leaving the gym one Friday morning....
07-28-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,595
Posted By avmech

Either sell or donate to our local charity that...

Either sell or donate to our local charity that fixes and donates to underprivileged people (they sell some of the bikes too, in order to buy parts for other bikes to be donated).
07-22-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By avmech

Joined the club long time ago and have since...

Joined the club long time ago and have since renewed my membership a few times............LOL
07-04-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,675
Posted By avmech

In 2011, at 55 years old, was 256 pounds, total...

In 2011, at 55 years old, was 256 pounds, total cholesterol around 300, high blood pressure. Started with a dietician, lost 56 pounds, hit the gym 3 times a week, rode my bike vigorously almost...
07-03-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,688
Posted By avmech

My cardio told me to add CoQ10. Was put on...

My cardio told me to add CoQ10. Was put on Atorvastatin after heart attack in 2012 with 3 stents installed, had bad muscle pain and mentioned to my cardio. He took me from 40 mg down to 10mg plus...
05-24-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By avmech

Been called the back end of a Clyde...

Been called the back end of a Clyde before.................LOL
01-27-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By avmech

Same as above: galvanized drip pan, also use when...

Same as above: galvanized drip pan, also use when working on my vehicles
01-27-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,497
Posted By avmech

Had a bilateral carpal release 26 years ago at...

Had a bilateral carpal release 26 years ago at age 36. Working on aircraft, doing a lot of riveting, riding bike a bunch, it all added up. My problem was my hands were going numb at work, dropping...
08-15-17, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By avmech

Well done! Happy birthday and welcome to the...

Well done! Happy birthday and welcome to the club officially.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-17, 01:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,839
Posted By avmech

Dropped the cash yseterday on a 2018 SL 6 rim...

Dropped the cash yseterday on a 2018 SL 6 rim brake, after test riding a 2017. Local bike store will be swapping out the brakes for Shimano Ultegras and swapping saddle. At 61, my enlarged prostate...
08-07-17, 04:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,805
Posted By avmech

At 61, per my cardiologist have to keep it under...

At 61, per my cardiologist have to keep it under 145. That said, hit 160 with zero issues on occasion.
08-07-17, 04:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,310
Posted By avmech

Last bike I bought was, let's...

Last bike I bought was, let's see................right around 4 hours ago! Ordered a 2018 Trek Donane SL 6 that replaces my 2003 Trek 5200, lots of miles on that old bike, which in turn replaced a...
02-08-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,534
Posted By avmech

Learned a long time ago it is more sanitary to...

Learned a long time ago it is more sanitary to leave a pee and leave a dump..........taking them get your hand extremely dirty..............:roflmao:
11-08-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,354
Posted By avmech

See my sig for what I think of Trek :thumb:

See my sig for what I think of Trek :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By avmech

I have just put one on the bike, only have about...

I have just put one on the bike, only have about 30 miles on it. So far, less numbness, a good thing!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,172
Posted By avmech

AViation MECHanic

AViation MECHanic
06-02-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By avmech

And I fix airplanes for a living, so what. The...

And I fix airplanes for a living, so what. The after sale support has nothing to do with pedals, but with the whole bike Itself. Buy the bike at a local and have support afterwards as opposed to...
06-01-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By avmech

WTF??? Read the post above the one you quoted,...

WTF??? Read the post above the one you quoted, specifically the last sentence!
05-31-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By avmech

Don't forget after the sale service you get at...

Don't forget after the sale service you get at the local shop.
05-31-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By avmech

I did a comparison a bunch of years ago on the...

I did a comparison a bunch of years ago on the price of a fishing reel. Everybody kept saying the local was more money.......

I priced the exact same reel at Walmart, Bass Pro Shops, and 2 local...
02-12-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,701
Posted By avmech

Had both hands done at the same time back in...

Had both hands done at the same time back in 1992, I had it really bad. Have zero issues to this day. Would do it again, had a great doc, scars are tiny and barely visible too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-15, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By avmech

Also call it shot and and missed s**t at and hit

Also call it shot and and missed s**t at and hit
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By avmech

Jan 5: 0530 got to the gym, worked out and felt...

Jan 5: 0530 got to the gym, worked out and felt fine. Went to work, still good. Left work, ran some errands, picked up a prescription for the wife at the doctor office, felt it coming on, made an...
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