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01-15-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,990
Posted By longbeachgary

IMO people here in A&S make stuff up to make it...

IMO people here in A&S make stuff up to make it seem as if an accident was the riders fault. It's an attempt at distancing themselves from the possibility that something bad can happen to them. If...
Forum: For Sale
01-12-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

Let me know what you need. I may be able to find...

Let me know what you need. I may be able to find stuff in the parts bin.

Gary
Forum: For Sale
01-11-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

Your welcome. Are you building a bike from...

Your welcome. Are you building a bike from scratch or just replacing parts?
12-26-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,851
Posted By longbeachgary

The last thing you should want is to make your...

The last thing you should want is to make your bike more attractive to thieves - especially in the not-so-nice part of town.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By longbeachgary

Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: For Sale
12-19-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By longbeachgary

Shifters claimed locally. Front derailure...

Shifters claimed locally.

Front derailure still available. claimed
Forum: For Sale
12-15-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By longbeachgary

Couple of more items. I have a brand new set...

Couple of more items.

I have a brand new set of Ultegra 6800 shifters - these are take-offs from a new bike. Housings are perfect but it may need cables.

I also have a 105 braze on front...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By longbeachgary

Return it - don't ride it. Shipping damage my eye.

Return it - don't ride it. Shipping damage my eye.
12-10-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,913
Posted By longbeachgary

You're coming up behind another vehicle and you...

You're coming up behind another vehicle and you expect them to know you're back there and that you are a school bus? It's probably a good idea that you find another job where your superior intellect...
12-08-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,160
Posted By longbeachgary

I have no idea what you are talking about. Perps?...

I have no idea what you are talking about. Perps? Victims?
12-07-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,160
Posted By longbeachgary

How many fewer people ride in the dusk/dark...

How many fewer people ride in the dusk/dark hours? It's a worse statistic if only 30% of cyclists riding during dusk/dark hours account for 50% of accidents.
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By longbeachgary

What level are the components - Tiagra, 105,...

What level are the components - Tiagra, 105, Ultegra or Dura Ace (shifters, front and rear derailure, brakes - (shifters look like 105 to me). how many speeds?
12-04-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,666
Posted By longbeachgary

Not saying you're stupid but It should be obvious...

Not saying you're stupid but It should be obvious to you and to everyone else that a 4,000+ pound vehicle driven by random and probably distracted driver at 30, 40 or 50 mph and within inches (and...
12-03-17, 10:46 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,666
Posted By longbeachgary

Some times I read the threads here and shake my...

Some times I read the threads here and shake my head and wonder as to the IQ of the poster. This is one of those times.
12-02-17, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,342
Posted By longbeachgary

A photo or some details would help.

A photo or some details would help.
12-01-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By longbeachgary

If you plan on asking the board what we think...

If you plan on asking the board what we think then we'd need to know what components (shifters, brakes, wheels). What model. AND the condition - how much rust, dents, damage etc.
Forum: For Sale
11-27-17, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By longbeachgary

claimed by alpine 318s

claimed by alpine 318s
Forum: For Sale
11-26-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By longbeachgary

Christmas "Pay It Forward" Thread

I have some things to pay forward. Please join in if you have anything that you no longer need and are willing to pay forward.

First up is a GoPro Hero 3+ Silver (I think it's a silver) no memory...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,454
Posted By longbeachgary

No pity here - Guaranteed.

No pity here - Guaranteed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-17, 03:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,454
Posted By longbeachgary

changed my mind.

changed my mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-17, 09:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,454
Posted By longbeachgary

How come you don't ride anymore?

How come you don't ride anymore?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By longbeachgary

IMO, the best difference between 105 and Dura-Ace...

IMO, the best difference between 105 and Dura-Ace is the DA has a shorter throw (it shifts sooner than the 105 or even ultegra).
10-03-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,918
Posted By longbeachgary

Thank you for your wisdom mate.

Thank you for your wisdom mate.
10-02-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,918
Posted By longbeachgary

Sorry about your incident. You and I expect that...

Sorry about your incident. You and I expect that people out in the wild can be idiots - but we don't expect that the people on here are worse.
09-23-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,384
Posted By longbeachgary

Couple of months ago bought another Eddy Merckx...

Couple of months ago bought another Eddy Merckx San Remo 76.
09-08-17, 10:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,278
Posted By longbeachgary

When we rode the tandem we'd get that all the...

When we rode the tandem we'd get that all the time. I would say, "Damn, neither am I."
Forum: For Sale
08-30-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

Claimed.

Claimed.
08-29-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By longbeachgary

Thanks for the info. I run out of battery long...

Thanks for the info. I run out of battery long before I would run out of memory.
08-29-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By longbeachgary

Sorry for hijacking but do you just leave the...

Sorry for hijacking but do you just leave the little door open? Or did you just remove the door entirely?
08-29-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Posted By longbeachgary

Leave it the way it is. What are you expecting to...

Leave it the way it is. What are you expecting to get out of new bits? Not more speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By longbeachgary

^^^^^ What Elvo said

^^^^^
What Elvo said
08-14-17, 06:45 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 202,816
Posted By longbeachgary

^^^^^^When I open up BF, it opens to your Corsa...

^^^^^^When I open up BF, it opens to your Corsa 01. I wonder if I should change it to this beauty.^^^^^
Forum: Touring
08-14-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,168
Posted By longbeachgary

The moral of the story for those of us who have...

The moral of the story for those of us who have found a good mechanic is - ALWAYS TIP YOUR MECHANIC. Like someone said, they can make more money at Starbucks or TGI Friday's
.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 18,838
Posted By longbeachgary

I'd rather ride behind a young woman than in...

I'd rather ride behind a young woman than in front of.......
08-13-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By longbeachgary

The CAAD12 is a great bike and can be found at a...

The CAAD12 is a great bike and can be found at a really good deal being end of season. It does have race geometry but don't let that scare you away.
Forum: For Sale
08-13-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

Took to goodwill yesterday morning. I have more...

Took to goodwill yesterday morning. I have more stuff coming so stay tuned.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-17, 07:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,741
Posted By longbeachgary

It's not the visual inspection that matters. What...

It's not the visual inspection that matters. What matters is when you're hit in the glasses by a rock and the cheap glasses show why they are cheap glasses. My eyes are worth the "real" Oakleys.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By longbeachgary

The CAAD12 is an awesome bike. Rides a tad bit...

The CAAD12 is an awesome bike. Rides a tad bit rougher than a carbon bike but you can't beat that deal.
Forum: For Sale
08-10-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

Up next is a GoPro Hero 3+. No memory card but I...

Up next is a GoPro Hero 3+. No memory card but I will include a couple of housings. Please have 50+ posts and at least 2 months on the board. I'll leave this up for a few days and if no takers, off...
08-10-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By longbeachgary

VeloFix mobile bike mechanic

So, this ad popped up on my Facebook for VeloFix. Decided to give it a try. The truck showed up right on time to my home. Had them swap out my rear derailure, front derailure, chain and front and...
Forum: For Sale
08-10-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

No takers on the Monster Dogs so off to GoodWill.

No takers on the Monster Dogs so off to GoodWill.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,741
Posted By longbeachgary

Of course it matters. Oakley's sunglasses are...

Of course it matters. Oakley's sunglasses are made to very high quality standards whereas cheap Chinese junk are just cheap Chinese junk. Some of us know that "almost as good" is only justification...
08-09-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,402
Posted By longbeachgary

I had the Ultegra DI2 (10 speed) and it was a...

I had the Ultegra DI2 (10 speed) and it was a great group. I now have the Dura Ace 9000 and it is also great. The best difference with the DI2 is the automatic trim on the front derailure.
08-09-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,622
Posted By longbeachgary

Very nice

Very nice
08-09-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,018
Posted By longbeachgary

Better to start out with the best stuff than...

Better to start out with the best stuff than start with crap. And you don't need to justify your choice to anyone.

It doesn't seem that the shop did a great job and they blamed it on you. Sucks....
08-08-17, 03:22 PM
08-08-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By longbeachgary

Everything is either brand new or has one or two...

Everything is either brand new or has one or two uses on them. Chain is brand new on a new bike and the crank and cassette have been used twice for about 50 miles total.
Forum: For Sale
08-07-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

Next up I have a pair of Oakley Monster Dogs. No...

Next up I have a pair of Oakley Monster Dogs. No extra lenses and no case. I'll leave this up for a few days and then draw names.
08-07-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By longbeachgary

Remove some links after crankset and cassette change?

Changed a crankset from 52/36 to 50/39 and cassette from 11-25 to 12-23. Do I need to remove any chain links? Shifting while on the rack is little noisy.
Forum: For Sale
08-02-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,147
Posted By longbeachgary

Drew names this morning for the Oakley Jawbone...

Drew names this morning for the Oakley Jawbone and 2CAM16 was picked. PM me your details.
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