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09-25-08, 10:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,135
Posted By Gordo789

I think the best things anyone can do would be to...

I think the best things anyone can do would be to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, stop drinking soda, and cook more food at home rather than eating out. Also, read the nutrition facts on...
08-11-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,995
Posted By Gordo789

I have been riding 46x16 out here in the hills,...

I have been riding 46x16 out here in the hills, and it is maybe a little low when it comes to flat and slight declines, but I am glad I have it when I hit sustained uphills.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,339
Posted By Gordo789

Also used to be afraid of wearing spandex. Once...

Also used to be afraid of wearing spandex. Once you try it, you will wonder why you didn't make the change earlier. Spandex for life!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,242
Posted By Gordo789

I can second recommendations to add running to...

I can second recommendations to add running to your exercise mix. I use to get out of breath walking up this hill to work in the morning back when all i did for excercise was riding (3x a week for...
08-07-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 52,055
Posted By Gordo789

really awesome. The little fish on the top tube...

really awesome. The little fish on the top tube is rad.
08-07-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,997
Posted By Gordo789

I do.

I do.
08-06-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By Gordo789

Correct! She didn't have to make a scene, there...

Correct! She didn't have to make a scene, there were like 4 cops on her what good did she think struggling was going to do. Cops are a lot nicer when you're not a complete d-bag.
08-04-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,367
Posted By Gordo789

only wear pants in the winter, and then, just...

only wear pants in the winter, and then, just rolled up to just below the knee on the right side. I forgot one time and my jeans got sucked into the chain ring. Tore a nice chunk right out of the...
08-04-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,734
Posted By Gordo789

+1

+1
07-31-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,091
Posted By Gordo789

If I recall correctly, I had to put on the front...

If I recall correctly, I had to put on the front wheel, seatpost, seat, brake lever, and handlebars. It was a pretty minimal amount of work.
07-27-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 10,607
Posted By Gordo789

+ 1,000,000 I don't see anything wrong with...

+ 1,000,000

I don't see anything wrong with conversions either. Sometimes it seems as though this forum is more obsessed with bikes as subject matter for photographs than it is with actually...
07-25-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By Gordo789

there is a price to be paid for our global...

there is a price to be paid for our global pornography network. I think it is worth it.
07-24-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,450
Posted By Gordo789

I had a flat on the second ride with my Mark V. ...

I had a flat on the second ride with my Mark V. Threw out the crappy stock tires, installed some Continental GP 4000s, and have not had a flat since in hundred of miles. I weigh about 175 lbs,...
07-22-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,571
Posted By Gordo789

No, what happens is the pedal comes back around...

No, what happens is the pedal comes back around and pushes up on your leg harder than you might expect it to. the force can easily get you off your seat, and then off the bike.
07-21-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,571
Posted By Gordo789

it took me about 5 minutes. As soon as I got on...

it took me about 5 minutes. As soon as I got on mine for the first time I almost fell off it the same way you did, so i learned my lesson real good after that. Now I have almost eliminated the...
07-21-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,134
Posted By Gordo789

I heard they got them working in shifts.

I heard they got them working in shifts.
07-20-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Gordo789

those are basically all the ones youre going to...

those are basically all the ones youre going to find, since the original brand is defunct and the name is owned by BD now.

Everybody always recommends the same stuff on here, so one of them is...
07-20-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 987,628
Posted By Gordo789

wait, wait, wait.... so youre supposed to...

wait, wait, wait....

so youre supposed to ride these things?!?!?

ohhhhhhh....
07-20-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Gordo789

the height of the frame is kind of irrelevant. ...

the height of the frame is kind of irrelevant. After all, that is what you've got seatpost and spacers on your stem for. You should be more concerned about how far you have to reach to the...
07-20-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,221
Posted By Gordo789

I just have more fun on mine. I think the...

I just have more fun on mine. I think the efficiency of the drive train is really rewarding. When you put your legs into the pedals you feel the return a lot more than on a geared bike, at least in...
07-20-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By Gordo789

I have got an XL that I use for my grocery runs. ...

I have got an XL that I use for my grocery runs. Believe it or not I can fit a whole weeks food in the bag + 1 shopping bag in hand, and i eat 3 meals a day home made, 7 days a week. The XL is BIG,...
07-19-08, 06:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,215
Posted By Gordo789

what? Cause when you joined the forum has any...

what? Cause when you joined the forum has any bearing on how legit you are on the street? Get over it.
07-18-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Gordo789

shouldn't be a problem. Try it with an...

shouldn't be a problem. Try it with an appropriate chairing and see where your chain line is at, and then adjust by changing your BB and you should be good to go.
07-17-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Gordo789

Yes, I was experiencing some knee pain recently,...

Yes, I was experiencing some knee pain recently, so I moved my seatpost down a tiny bit (I was too high and over extending on one leg, I must have uneven legs). I also tweaked my cleat position on...
07-17-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,941
Posted By Gordo789

rad idea, well done.

rad idea, well done.
07-14-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,222
Posted By Gordo789

17 or 18, I am riding 46x16 and sometimes wish i...

17 or 18, I am riding 46x16 and sometimes wish i had 17 in the back for some of the hills out here.
07-13-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Gordo789

Yeah I think you can get a shim for that sort of...

Yeah I think you can get a shim for that sort of thing.
07-12-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,249
Posted By Gordo789

I don't see what makes this bike any more heinous...

I don't see what makes this bike any more heinous than all the other FG/SS bikes with risers and bold color combos that I see on this board.
07-10-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,097
Posted By Gordo789

Specialized BG Comp road shoe keeping me stuck to...

Specialized BG Comp road shoe keeping me stuck to a Shimano R540 pedal.
07-09-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,747
Posted By Gordo789

I just have more fun on mine. I haven't tried SS...

I just have more fun on mine. I haven't tried SS yet though, but riding fixed is more fun than riding with gears for me.
07-07-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,009
Posted By Gordo789

Looks like a bike to me.

Looks like a bike to me.
07-06-08, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Gordo789

I am most of my time on long country roads, with...

I am most of my time on long country roads, with some non-trivial rolling hills. Soon, I will be back in suburbia, and occasionally riding to some real city riding.
07-05-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Gordo789

yeah if you have to snake your bars through the...

yeah if you have to snake your bars through the stem, good luck. try and exchange your jaguar for the pearl, it is a nice stem and will fit the RB-018.
07-04-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By Gordo789

I've been having similar trouble, but usually...

I've been having similar trouble, but usually around mile 15-20. I think i used to bypass this problem on my geared bike by popping my weight onto my feet while coasting, that way i could rest my...
07-03-08, 10:28 PM
07-03-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By Gordo789

this...hurts my brain.

this...hurts my brain.
07-02-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Gordo789

wouldnt the chainline only be off by like 0.5mm? ...

wouldnt the chainline only be off by like 0.5mm? thats not bad.
07-02-08, 07:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,663
Posted By Gordo789

My sarcasm detector is malfunctioning, I'm not...

My sarcasm detector is malfunctioning, I'm not sure if you're being serious or not.

My IRO is made in taiwan, I don't know where everybody else's was made.
07-01-08, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,319
Posted By Gordo789

I've never ridden anything besides my Mark V, but...

I've never ridden anything besides my Mark V, but I can tell you that the quality is pretty high. I replaced the seat and handlebars, and thats it. There wasn't anything wrong with the handlebars,...
07-01-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,918
Posted By Gordo789

It seems like it might be really hit and miss...

It seems like it might be really hit and miss with them and emails. I have always had my emails returned to me within a day. Your best bet is to call, I have called them as well and they were just...
06-30-08, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By Gordo789

Congratulations on the new frame. Don't let the...

Congratulations on the new frame. Don't let the haters get you down. A lot of the time it seems like people here spend more time trolling than riding. Ride the hell out of it.
06-27-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,557
Posted By Gordo789

agreed! I am happy in 46x16, even with some...

agreed! I am happy in 46x16, even with some pretty gnarly hills.
06-26-08, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Gordo789

it says it is 110 BCD doesnt it? so thats that.

it says it is 110 BCD doesnt it? so thats that.
06-26-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,637
Posted By Gordo789

Nice bike, looks clean. To echo the...

Nice bike, looks clean.

To echo the comments about the seat post height, are you getting nearly full extension of your leg at that height? If so, do you feel over extended on your reach?
06-25-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By Gordo789

AGREED! Great bikes, but the new site is totally...

AGREED! Great bikes, but the new site is totally bogus. 1000% form, 0% function.
06-25-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,371
Posted By Gordo789

I got my Mark V in threaded, and I don't regret...

I got my Mark V in threaded, and I don't regret it. I did this mostly for aesthetic reasons.
06-23-08, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By Gordo789

yeah, you could easily be up at 24 lbs. I saw...

yeah, you could easily be up at 24 lbs. I saw some fixies in bicycling magazine lately that were pushing 19lbs for aluminum and 22 lbs for steel at smaller sizes (like 56 I think), so if your bike...
06-23-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By Gordo789

I'm assuming the bike is steel, so depending on...

I'm assuming the bike is steel, so depending on your parts it could easily be 24 lbs. With an aluminum bike you might want to worry a little.
06-21-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Gordo789

The IRO quill is the type you have to snake...

The IRO quill is the type you have to snake through. Are there many quill type stems that you don't have to snake the bars through? I haven't seen any.
06-21-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,769
Posted By Gordo789

This I would like to see.

This I would like to see.
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