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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,504
Posted By cdry

Lemont. Pull off the Centennial trail head out...

Lemont. Pull off the Centennial trail head out to Lemont subdivisions. Some nasty climbs there if you want to stay really local. Galena is great and Blue Mounds/driftless area. Horrible Hilly...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,883
Posted By cdry

I jsut got Bonrager Foray's in a wide. $150 and...

I jsut got Bonrager Foray's in a wide. $150 and a 30 day comfort guarantee. They seem to work good for me and are a lot stiffer and lighter than my old Shimano Torbal's.
10-30-17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,966
Posted By cdry

Look into Panaracer Gravel Kings or Gravel King...

Look into Panaracer Gravel Kings or Gravel King SK's. I run the SK in a 35 on my Kona Jake usually around 50 PSI and they fly over gravel and pavement.
12-08-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,185
Posted By cdry

running 35mm gravel king SK's tubeless with no...

running 35mm gravel king SK's tubeless with no issue for months.
09-27-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,081
Posted By cdry

Just got a set of Panaracer Gravel King SK's. ...

Just got a set of Panaracer Gravel King SK's. Loving them. Mainly fine crushed limestone by me and they fly over it with good grip. Recent road ride was incredibly smooth too.
Replies: 1
Views: 910
Posted By cdry

Cannondale Afterburner

Hello,
Not 100% sure this is Vintage, classic.
Basically given a Cannondale R600 Afterburner paint scheme. Fair condition. Scratches, but nothing major. No dents etc. 50cm frame and I am...
Replies: 0
Views: 741
Posted By cdry

04-24-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,592
Posted By cdry

Northwave. Replaced shimano's with them. It is...

Northwave. Replaced shimano's with them. It is like going from a wingtip to a slipper in the toes. All my running shoes are wide width and 2EE hockey skates. The Northwaves were good to go out of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,500
Posted By cdry

Got a yellow jacket under my strap right by the...

Got a yellow jacket under my strap right by the ear. He went to town on me last year about 4 stings. Also took one off the thigh. Swelled up pretty good. Could not ride for a week due to the swelling.
03-21-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By cdry

Thanks all. Still waiting on Chicago's sub zero...

Thanks all. Still waiting on Chicago's sub zero wind chills to break. Did buy a nice pair of North Wave matching shoes tonight. The 5 year old Shimano's were shot. Oh and just as an FYI North Wave...
03-19-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By cdry

Sorry did not want to get into to many details....

Sorry did not want to get into to many details. Shop closed due to ailing health of owner (terminal). Closure was very sudden, like one one day closing the next. The person who should have the bike...
03-19-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By cdry

New Toy

So I was out this past Saturday and LBS to my suprise was closing abruptly (Owner very ill :(). Any way manager told me he had some cheap Tifosi's left ($12) Figured why not. Girlfriend asked about...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27,219
Views: 17,791,893
Posted By cdry

Just got it Saturday; freak purchase and deal I...

Just got it Saturday; freak purchase and deal I could not say "no" to. Any ideas what I can get for an 08 Scott Speedster?

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 134,409
Posted By cdry

As promised a better picture, just wish sun were...

As promised a better picture, just wish sun were shining. Now that I have this I need to figure what to do with my 08 scott Speedster S40305265
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 134,409
Posted By cdry

Just got this yesterday (in know horrible...

Just got this yesterday (in know horrible picture) Pure fluke. Went by LBS and they were empty almost. Manager was there amid a pile of parts. Asked what was up and apparently owner is very ill...
02-08-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 49,982
Posted By cdry

Quick question for you experienced tri-guys and...

Quick question for you experienced tri-guys and gals. I am considering a mini-tri this summer. My only experience is 4 adventure tri's (6mi kayak paddle no swimming) I am use to wearing my cycling...
04-12-11, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By cdry

Actually got good use from old wheels all things...

Actually got good use from old wheels all things considered. 20spoke rear 2200 miles roughly 2 triathlons and a ton of crappy chicago burb streets on them. I did not pay a ton for them so I cannot...
04-10-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By cdry

Wheel opinions

Looking at getting new wheels since my rear is toast!!! Flange of the hub broke so no repair possible there.

Anyway. Anyone have experience with Easton EA50's or the Shimano Wh R500 wheelset?...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 27,219
Views: 17,791,893
Posted By cdry

I wish it were turbo. Just oil and compression...

I wish it were turbo. Just oil and compression gauges. Did put light weight fly wheel sti clutch and other suspension goodies in it.

Cars are like bikes, you just always want to take them apart...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-11, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27,219
Views: 17,791,893
Posted By cdry

Thanks thats my other toy. 200k and still running...

Thanks thats my other toy. 200k and still running strong!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27,219
Views: 17,791,893
Posted By cdry

Not as special as most rides on here, but I like...

Not as special as most rides on here, but I like it.

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,452
Posted By cdry

I believe it is called a camelion paint. Well...

I believe it is called a camelion paint. Well atleast that is what is usually called in automotive circles. I always loved those old Kleins, too bad my bank account did not love them back
09-19-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 49,982
Posted By cdry

Race is done and the results are in. 6 mile...

Race is done and the results are in.

6 mile paddle: 1 hour 16minutes

17 mile bike (hilly haha): 1 hour 7 minutes

5k run: 36 minutes walked about 50 yards my legs did not want to work...
09-15-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By cdry

I feel your pain, reminds me of the lady that...

I feel your pain, reminds me of the lady that told me off for being on the road a few months back. She drove head on toward me (her going wrong way) because she cut lanes to get to her mail box...
09-14-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 49,982
Posted By cdry

yup 6mile 3 down river 3 up river did it last...

yup 6mile 3 down river 3 up river did it last year in just a hair over an hour.
09-14-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 49,982
Posted By cdry

I am excited 2nd triathlon is coming up Saturday...

I am excited 2nd triathlon is coming up Saturday the 18th. Well actually and adventure Triathlon the swim is replaced with a paddle. I am hoping to up my times this year. Also I will not be...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-10-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By cdry

Anyone doing the Galena Adventure Tri the 18th?

Just wondering if anyone on here will be doing the adventure tri the 18th. I did it last year great fun even though I walked a hill. Way different terrain than the Chicago burbs.

I also heard...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By cdry

Nothing as fancy as a CR1 here, just a lowly...

Nothing as fancy as a CR1 here, just a lowly speedster S40. Swapped out the bars mainly because I just could never get use to the ergo shaping of them and wanted something with the oval tops. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By cdry

Bike Value?

Hoping I could get a little input on the value of my bike. Money is getting beyond tight and I may need to part ways with my bike. My bike is not that special, but I do not want to give it away if...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 18,409
Posted By cdry

What I hate about the charts in the docs office...

What I hate about the charts in the docs office is that while yeah I have quite a few pounds to go I am so much more fit than most of my skinny frineds on the chart.

I hate that solely on weight...
07-27-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By cdry

I am wondering if this wheel was not destin to...

I am wondering if this wheel was not destin to fail. My friend says he paid $90 for the wheel set and it was claimed never ridden (new takeoff)

Oh well I trust the second shop I took this too a...
07-27-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By cdry

Great info, I will pass it along to my friend....

Great info, I will pass it along to my friend. Unfortunatley he has not shops near him and will need to come up my way for the work.
Forum: Great Lakes
07-27-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By cdry

sorry for the lack of clarity. Ebay scam...

sorry for the lack of clarity.

Ebay scam refering to someone knowingly selling a faulty item.

Took it to another shop for my friend and mechanic diagnosed it as wheel hop and said it was...
07-27-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By cdry

second opinion is in: Took it to another...

second opinion is in:

Took it to another shop, and mechanic tried to tru the wheel and all was ok but no go. He said the wheel had hop and it looked like at some point someone cranked the spokes...
07-27-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By cdry

Thanks will do. Whole thing seems odd for...

Thanks will do.

Whole thing seems odd for the wheel to be done so quick. Thanks for the information, I will update on the second opinion.
07-27-10, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By cdry

Plan to pick it up for him today and get a second...

Plan to pick it up for him today and get a second opinion actually.

His 200miles was flat asphalt trails and some dirt/gravel single track. We are in Illinois so nothing major for anything off...
07-27-10, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By cdry

Can a wheel fail so quick?

I have a question regarding a failed rear wheel.

Friend brought mtb wheel to what I believe to a reputble shop for truing.

Shop called and said wheel is untruable.

The spokes are streched...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-26-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By cdry

Sorry Another Wheel Question

First thanks for replies on my first post on wheel truing cost.

Follow up to that:
Friend brought mtb wheel to what I believe to a reputble shop for truing.

Shop called today and said wheel...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-20-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By cdry

Wheel Truing in Chicago area (recommendations)

Quick question regarding wheel truing for a friend actually.
My friend needs his mtb rear wheel trued (laser disc i think) and his local shop wants $25 to true a wheel.
This seems awful high. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,561
Posted By cdry

My problem is not teens, but mid 20'+ guys in...

My problem is not teens, but mid 20'+ guys in lifted pickups that like to try to swerve toward you or yell. Yeah that is real special, and I am in the suburbs of Chicago where there is absolutly no...
06-17-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,349
Posted By cdry

What road tire are you riding?

Hey all,
Just looking for some input on what road tire everyone is using here since I am in the market for a new tire or possibly set.

Blew out a side wall on my ride Tuesday. Conti Gp4000s. I...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-17-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By cdry

hmm bluff road that could be fun, I know it is a...

hmm bluff road that could be fun, I know it is a blast in my car. Sorry to any cyclist I may have run up on unintentionally.

I may have to head out there this weekend weather permitting.
Forum: Great Lakes
05-15-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By cdry

Hi not far from Aurora here, and I have been...

Hi not far from Aurora here, and I have been looking for a training ride as well. Adventure Triathlon in Sept. All of the roads by me are under construction and completly demolished cutting off...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-03-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By cdry

Wheaton spokes has a great selection, but I was...

Wheaton spokes has a great selection, but I was really put off on my first experience. I went there for a helmet. The younger guy that helped me was great and it was all good until I checked out....
Forum: Great Lakes
03-23-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By cdry

With the weather trying to warm up, any words on...

With the weather trying to warm up, any words on rides starting up soon.

Chris
Forum: Great Lakes
02-11-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By cdry

This sounds great, I am in Downers Grove and been...

This sounds great, I am in Downers Grove and been looking for a group ride. I have passed the spokes group and that has scared me. Just looks too intense even from the other side of the road. Plus...
12-07-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By cdry

I have been going 3 weeks now and love yoga. I do...

I have been going 3 weeks now and love yoga. I do it in a small studio with only 3 other people. It will be one other this week. I have tried at home and it is just not the same. Good strech yes but...
11-22-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By cdry

Yoga and the clyde

This past Wednesday after numerous invites from a friend I tried yoga. WOW I have no core!!!!! The whole experience was intimidating at first, but great once I got going. It was very relaxing and...
11-02-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By cdry

Training for hills when you have none

I need a few sugestions on hill training. I want to compete in another triathlon next year in a very hilly part of Illinois, but I live in flat praire land. The only hills I have are overpasses and...
10-26-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By cdry

I was actually laughing about it. I slid...

I was actually laughing about it. I slid straight on my butt in a sitting position. I probably looked like one of those super bike racers that slide across a track. All is good just needed to vent...
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