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03-17-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By gcasillo

Milan-San Remo 2011...no TV?

I was disappointed to see that Versus wouldn't be covering MSR this year. They're broadcasting the Criterium International next week instead. Which would you rather see?
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By gcasillo

Google Maps...

Google Maps...
09-16-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 502,101
Posted By gcasillo

I bought a set of those from this seller, and I...

I bought a set of those from this seller, and I can confirm that the wheels are magnificent. A screaming bargain. Peeling stickers and/or rattle canning isn't my thing, but it looks as though the...
09-07-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,238
Posted By gcasillo

They don't look ergo though, do they? More...

They don't look ergo though, do they? More classic, "pro" to my eyes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-10, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By gcasillo

http://theinsanityreport.com/home/wp-content/uploa...

http://theinsanityreport.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/kfc-doubledown4.jpg..
Forum: Commuting
07-24-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,035
Posted By gcasillo

I am about to install a Tubus Nova rack on my...

I am about to install a Tubus Nova rack on my Surly LHT. I currently have a set of SKS P45 fenders on the bike, and I trimmed the front fender stays to make them conform to the wheel as best as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,361
Posted By gcasillo

I have a Norwegian champion's jersey from...

I have a Norwegian champion's jersey from Hushovd's stint with Credit Agricole. If you want an excuse, I'm part Norwegian, but really I don't care if you care. Most folks around here probably mistake...
Forum: Touring
07-06-10, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,499
Posted By gcasillo

I'm 6' with a 32" inseam, and I rode a 55cm Volpe...

I'm 6' with a 32" inseam, and I rode a 55cm Volpe a few years ago. It was set up more for riding to/from campus and some foul weather training. Unless you like your handlebars at or above your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gcasillo

Definitely know how to trim. One of the reasons...

Definitely know how to trim. One of the reasons I've enjoyed Campy setups over the years.

I agree that it probably isn't the chainrings. It's just too pronounced. So much so that no amount of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By gcasillo

Campy Veloce 10 chainring flex

I've had a Campagnolo Veloce 10 group for about a full year now, and I'm having a problem with the chainrings flexing substantially. As a consequence, the chain is rubbing against the front...
Forum: Touring
06-29-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,874
Posted By gcasillo

There was a rather bizarre black bear attack in...

There was a rather bizarre black bear attack in the Red River Gorge (http://www.kentucky.com/2010/06/29/1327571/gorge-closes-after-bear-attack.html) in central Kentucky on Sunday. The guy that was...
Forum: Touring
06-11-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,118
Posted By gcasillo

+1 except I like the creamy variety vs. crunchy....

+1 except I like the creamy variety vs. crunchy. I tried Krema once, and I was sorely disappointed. Bland with the consistency of runny mustard. I'll go to great lengths to eat healthier brands and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 06:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,155
Posted By gcasillo

Selling on eBay can be incredibly frustrating,...

Selling on eBay can be incredibly frustrating, but I've made mistakes in listings where folks asking such questions helped me correct said mistakes. Look at it this way, you can't be so rigid when...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-10, 12:13 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,620
Posted By gcasillo

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Touring
06-03-10, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By gcasillo

A set of Transit Pro DX panniers for $50...

A set of Transit Pro DX panniers for $50...
Forum: Touring
06-03-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By gcasillo

I bought a Surly LHT about a month ago from my...

I bought a Surly LHT about a month ago from my LBS. The main appeal for me was the smartly spec'd bike. Perhaps Surly has hit the sweet spot of a market for tourers and commuters alike, and folks...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,330
Posted By gcasillo

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/2/2...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/2/2a/I_Love_a_Rainy_Night_-_Eddie_Rabbitt.jpg/200px-I_Love_a_Rainy_Night_-_Eddie_Rabbitt.jpg..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 12:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,469
Posted By gcasillo

I was until the humid 85+° heat kicked in. Soggy,...

I was until the humid 85+° heat kicked in. Soggy, sweaty, dead air. Like starting all over again. A cold front, a cold front. My Scattante for a cold front.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 12:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,446
Posted By gcasillo

Fan of regular Conti Grand Prix's myself....

Fan of regular Conti Grand Prix's myself. However, I bought three of these POS (http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1035045_-1_1511003_1511000_400235#ReviewHeader) for $8 per...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,620
Posted By gcasillo

After applying a boat load of team points I had...

After applying a boat load of team points I had banked during 2009, I bought a XLR Comp frameset last Christmas for $47 out the door (including taxes). It's a solid frameset but with a few caveats....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-10, 12:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,146
Posted By gcasillo

I get the concern. My wife just started riding...

I get the concern. My wife just started riding with me on little weekend doodles up and down the local MUP. She seems to really enjoy herself, and I get a kick out of it too. Like two kids riding...
Forum: Touring
05-27-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,229
Posted By gcasillo

I cut the stays and use the caps. An easy job for...

I cut the stays and use the caps. An easy job for a dremel. I like using the caps to help keep everything in place. An alternative is to trim the tops of the caps to allow for some adjustability...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,210
Posted By gcasillo

http://www.greggcasillo.com/gallery/main.php?g2_vi...

http://www.greggcasillo.com/gallery/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=8347&g2_serialNumber=2

I used to "trade" bikes all the time. Ride 'em for a few months or even years and then sell....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By gcasillo

/thread

/thread
Forum: Touring
05-25-10, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,080
Posted By gcasillo

I also have big feet (size 13) that have had...

I also have big feet (size 13) that have had problems with SPD pedals in the past. I'm mostly a roadie, so I'm used to clipless pedals. Look-style pedals have treated me well, but I'm not keen on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,276
Posted By gcasillo

I shift up to my biggest gear and spin that @...

I shift up to my biggest gear and spin that @ 50rpm. I'm not as good as I once was... :(
05-22-10, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 365,920
Posted By gcasillo

Have: Crank Brothers Eggbeater cleats w/ bolts...

Have: Crank Brothers Eggbeater cleats w/ bolts (8/10 condition)
Want: Standard SPD cleats w/ bolts
05-22-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 105,378
Posted By gcasillo

Have: Crank Brothers Eggbeater cleats w/ bolts...

Have: Crank Brothers Eggbeater cleats w/ bolts (8/10 condition)
Want: Standard SPD cleats w/ bolts
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By gcasillo

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d6/Pape...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d6/PaperboyHazards.png..
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,277
Posted By gcasillo

Triple crankset?

Triple crankset?
Forum: Touring
05-21-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By gcasillo

My preference has always been to get a quick...

My preference has always been to get a quick release link...
Forum: Touring
05-21-10, 10:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,647
Posted By gcasillo

This is a point of concern for me if I decide to...

This is a point of concern for me if I decide to take my netbook on tours. I've got an Asus Eee 1000HE, and it currently has an old-school 160GB hard drive. My concern is how this drive would stand...
Forum: Touring
05-18-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By gcasillo

I do if they're hitting spokes.

I do if they're hitting spokes.
Forum: Touring
05-18-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By gcasillo

Appears what I need are 5x16mm bolts...

Appears what I need are 5x16mm bolts (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/fenders.html#kits). The smaller bolts I have are 5x10 which seem completely worthless to me where the use of the SKS...
Forum: Touring
05-18-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By gcasillo

kuan, indeed, I could remove the clips, but...

kuan, indeed, I could remove the clips, but they're supposedly a "feature" that allows the fender to break away if something gums up the works. I dunno. I've installed the P35s on another bike before...
Forum: Touring
05-18-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By gcasillo

Help! SKS fender front clips and damned bolt lengths...

I have a set of SKS P45 fenders I'm attempting to install on my new Surly LHT. I've had the smaller set of SKS fenders before with the "Secu-Clip" which attaches to the eyelets on the fork. IMHO,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,921
Posted By gcasillo

This is for the OP. You asked how bad is smoking...

This is for the OP. You asked how bad is smoking for your cardiovascular system. Numerous, more authoritative answers can be found on the Internet. Here are two examples from the CDC...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-10, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By gcasillo

Forex is moving against you too.

Forex is moving against you too.
Forum: Touring
05-17-10, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By gcasillo

Thanks to all for your input. I fell back on my...

Thanks to all for your input. I fell back on my backpacking experience and decided to go with a lightweight gas canister stove and cookset combo, an Optimus Crux Weekend HE cookset...
Forum: Touring
05-15-10, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By gcasillo

A few weeks ago, I found a CL listing for a LHT...

A few weeks ago, I found a CL listing for a LHT frameset and front/rear Nice racks for $600 total. I asked if the seller would part with everything for $500. I'd pay cash too. He replies and says...
Forum: Touring
05-14-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,647
Posted By gcasillo

An iPad in the field? Personally, I don't want to...

An iPad in the field? Personally, I don't want to put my grubby hands on my screen be it a tablet or phone. I just don't want to hold the thing. For considerably less money, with a netbook, you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By gcasillo

Transparent steel is real. (sorry, had to)

Transparent steel is real. (sorry, had to)
Forum: Touring
05-12-10, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By gcasillo

Solo cookset recommendations

I'm in the process of gathering some gear for some touring I'll be doing this year. Mostly overnighters and weekend trips, but I might do a multi-day tour if I can swing it too. After a good bit of...
Forum: Touring
05-11-10, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By gcasillo

From a CL ad? I think I remember seeing these...

From a CL ad? I think I remember seeing these same photos for such an ad, but I don't remember where the listing was local to.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,694
Posted By gcasillo

Funny how cyclists love to ***** and moan about...

Funny how cyclists love to ***** and moan about people driving impaired (text/blabber and drive), but if you call out a cyclist for blocking out the environment he's in, it's unholy sacrilege.
...
Forum: Touring
05-05-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,958
Posted By gcasillo

So which do you prefer? I bought a Nice front...

So which do you prefer? I bought a Nice front rack, but I'm shopping around for a rear rack that's a little lighter. Tubus Cargo perhaps.
Forum: Touring
05-05-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,429
Posted By gcasillo

Do they make these in any color but black? I've...

Do they make these in any color but black? I've looked but haven't seen any. I'm in the process of buying an olive green LHT and I'm considering trying a Brooks saddle with it. Brown or honey if I...
Forum: Touring
05-03-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,768
Posted By gcasillo

Be advised that Continental tires tend to run...

Be advised that Continental tires tend to run narrower than their spec. At least the last time I checked. I had some 32mm Continental Top Touring 2000 tires that were probably closer to 28mm. Despite...
Forum: Touring
04-30-10, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,642
Posted By gcasillo

This thread evokes visions of some dude decked...

This thread evokes visions of some dude decked out in sandals and cargo shorts with a Statue of Liberty glued to the top of his helmet throwing his LHT toward the line with his head buried behind his...
Forum: Touring
04-26-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By gcasillo

True enough. I'd say he could put together a...

True enough. I'd say he could put together a decent offering, but you're right about market size.
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