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01-19-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,443
Posted By silkey

the interesting thing about this photo is the...

the interesting thing about this photo is the mans head is the natural angle for the bicycle leaning
12-06-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,274
Posted By silkey

guys I think you are missing the point.this is a...

guys I think you are missing the point.this is a cat in bulldog country! and dogs are going to chase cats lol.
11-09-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,037
Posted By silkey

WonderMonkey has the answer.when you pour your...

WonderMonkey has the answer.when you pour your beer into a glass,evaporation reduces calories!
11-05-15, 10:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,037
Posted By silkey

no matter your point of contention I find beer...

no matter your point of contention I find beer calories more fun.
09-29-15, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By silkey

I would like to see 60 70 and 80s .really shake...

I would like to see 60 70 and 80s .really shake up the younger folks!
09-28-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,053
Posted By silkey

to be honest,at least for me when it gets to 48...

to be honest,at least for me when it gets to 48 degrees its time to go indoors.on the other hand ,when it gets to 100 degrees or higher I am still going.its just what you are used to.
07-20-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,031
Posted By silkey

am I seeing this rip in the front and back of the...

am I seeing this rip in the front and back of the tube?
06-09-15, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,682
Posted By silkey

I time everything including everything I have...

I time everything including everything I have worn.for me going from loose to tight fitting clothes has been about 10% improvement in speed.even the socks make a difference!(about ten seconds on a 10...
04-30-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,429
Posted By silkey

I race everybody I see.i just don't tell them,it...

I race everybody I see.i just don't tell them,it keeps my win average higher.lol.
12-21-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By silkey

great,i didn't have a problem with food this...

great,i didn't have a problem with food this season until now.i am googling lumpkin ga after this post!
10-27-14, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,303
Posted By silkey

well i have learned a lot about this subject...

well i have learned a lot about this subject today.the chain was replaced only.i could have sworn i ordered two chains so when the time came i could switch them out and keep rolling.i know that was...
10-27-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,303
Posted By silkey

how right you were.it was a sram box,which i had...

how right you were.it was a sram box,which i had to take a screwdriver to get the container open.reminder to self,wear bifocals so i can see the fineprint on the chain.it was a kmc chain and quick...
10-26-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,303
Posted By silkey

chain sideplate thickness

decided to replace my chain today only to find out the new one has thicker sideplates.(both are sram 971).on the 12 tooth cassette,it jams between it and the 11 tooth,which prevents proper...
09-18-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,142
Posted By silkey

if it wont i will make it a single 38 and junk...

if it wont i will make it a single 38 and junk the other 2 gears.i dont need anything bigger than a 38 anyway.i can spin but i cant mash.
09-17-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,142
Posted By silkey

this is what i did.i am going to change the...

this is what i did.i am going to change the middle chainring gear from 34 to 38.i cant push the large chainring gear 44 any faster than the 34,so i am splitting the difference.if i can maintain the...
07-28-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,160
Posted By silkey

i am with RoadTire on this one.how about a chain...

i am with RoadTire on this one.how about a chain that changed color depending on cadence? talk about wow factor!
07-08-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,305
Posted By silkey

i had both of mine done years ago.i still wear...

i had both of mine done years ago.i still wear glasses,but in the sun i have to wear sunglasses because the sun is too painfull without them.anybody else have this problem?
06-24-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,905
Posted By silkey

so its safe to have a 28mm tire on a 23mm rim?i...

so its safe to have a 28mm tire on a 23mm rim?i thought i was pushing it with a 32mm tire.on the rim charts i have have seen,they indicated the 32mm were not wide enough for the rims.i would like to...
06-12-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By silkey

well that clears things up a bit.i was going to...

well that clears things up a bit.i was going to post about a month ago about what i had come across,but thought it was too weird to say anything about it.if i drink milk the day before (one glass)...
05-12-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By silkey

was the wind a factor?i have been there before...

was the wind a factor?i have been there before and it seems to be fairly wind proof {the stands**.i cant think of a better place in charlotte to have it.wish i had gone.
05-11-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By silkey

i wonder if honey is a good lube.if it is leave...

i wonder if honey is a good lube.if it is leave them in there lol.
04-28-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By silkey

thanks guys,i talked to a continental rep today...

thanks guys,i talked to a continental rep today and he said i could pump those tires to 140 psi before harming them.i had read of blown sidewalls from some of the reviews.so i just sat on the bike...
04-28-14, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By silkey

psi question

i have continental hardshell 700 by 32.on the tire it says 94 psi max,but on theyre website they say max pressure is 102.did they improve the tires since i bought mine?
04-23-14, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By silkey

did anyone else notice that the picture is...

did anyone else notice that the picture is signed?lol.
Forum: Southeast
11-27-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By silkey

savannah is nice.so is myrtle beach.

savannah is nice.so is myrtle beach.
07-26-13, 02:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,151
Posted By silkey

went from a standard low end sram and shimano...

went from a standard low end sram and shimano deore hubs.i used those about a year.the very first ride after install the speed was there,every time.its just smoother on hills and the flats.i have 2...
07-25-13, 09:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,151
Posted By silkey

ok,i took a shot and got a ceramic bb.replaced...

ok,i took a shot and got a ceramic bb.replaced hubs with dt swiss.so far i have gotten a 10% reduction in my times and a 1.5 mph increase in crusing and top end speed.i dont believe it myself but the...
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