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05-30-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,873
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I feel sorry for you. Your view of trucker is a...

I feel sorry for you. Your view of trucker is a little twisted. I just stopped driving truck after hitting 1,000,000 miles accident and ticket free. I will say that I wasn't there with this...
05-23-08, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Thanks Retro Grouch. I will head into my LBS and...

Thanks Retro Grouch. I will head into my LBS and get it checked out. I just didn't want to do it if it was something simple I was missing. Thanks again for the tip!!
05-22-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Trucker_JDub

9pd with problems in gears 3/4 only.. ..?

I can't seem to get my drive terrain to run smooth in just a couple gears. Here is what I have on my Allez tripple: New Ultegra FH-6600 Hub, and 12/25 9spd cog set (<-exact tooth pattern to stock...
05-17-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By Trucker_JDub

here is something like that for a bridge on Hwy...

here is something like that for a bridge on Hwy 101 here in N. California but theres no button. There is a sensor in the pavement that when you ride/walk/drive (<-- if for some reason your driving...
05-15-08, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 977
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Are are all helmets created equal?

Like the topic says will one helmet protect you better then the other or are you just buying style and air flow when you dig a little deeper in the pocket. I'm not counting air flow or style just...
05-08-08, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By Trucker_JDub

When I was a smoker I seemed more upset by the...

When I was a smoker I seemed more upset by the price of gas but now I'm wondering if I had realized the prices where the same if I would have quit sooner
05-08-08, 04:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I guess no one can get passed the sidewalk part...

I guess no one can get passed the sidewalk part of the new law. No one is disputing that people should not ride on the sidewalk. In fact that is already against the law.

What I am talking...
05-07-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By Trucker_JDub

We already have a skate park but it too has an...

We already have a skate park but it too has an interesting story: The local youth spent several years doing fund raisers and earning money because the city wouldn't pay for the build cost but...
05-06-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By Trucker_JDub

This new law is not going to just cover...

This new law is not going to just cover sidewalks, it also covers all business parking lots, parks, and anything else that is not a road in the city business areas. So its fine if all you want to do...
05-06-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By Trucker_JDub

My town hates bikes and here is proof

I have said from time to time on BF that my town is not very bike friendly. The local rummer mill is saying that the city council is actually looking in to what it would take to over ride the CA...
04-23-08, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By Trucker_JDub

At this rate when I'm 95 I'll have the prostate...

At this rate when I'm 95 I'll have the prostate of a 25 year old. Maybe I should make sure to list my healthy prostate on my organ donor card.
04-23-08, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I recently did a little side work for a custom...

I recently did a little side work for a custom cabinet maker. I helped him move about 3,000+lbs of cabinets in to a rich families house. At one point a work shop was left open and I saw about a...
04-23-08, 04:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,246
Posted By Trucker_JDub

My Allez is about 3.5 feet away from my bed.. ...

My Allez is about 3.5 feet away from my bed.. ..what of it?
04-21-08, 01:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,677
Posted By Trucker_JDub

My MTB weighs in around 33lbs. I could care less...

My MTB weighs in around 33lbs. I could care less about weight, it looks good (to me) and it rides nice (as far as I'm concerned). My road bike (first one and lightest bike I have ever owned) weighs...
04-21-08, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I recently added a road bike to my stable a...

I recently added a road bike to my stable a couple months ago and I'm still trying to figure out where that 'point of no return' for leaning is with out actually crossing it (700x23c). At first I...
04-20-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I had looked at the Lake sight before and I saw...

I had looked at the Lake sight before and I saw several pages of $400+ shoes and moved on figuring thats all they where about. Looks like thats where I'll probably be ordering from. I still find it...
04-20-08, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Trucker_JDub

GT has been around for years how can someone not...

GT has been around for years how can someone not have heard of them? (I'm giving a pass to people that are just getting into bikes for the first time)
04-19-08, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I'm over 2 times the 150lb 'limit' for 23c and I...

I'm over 2 times the 150lb 'limit' for 23c and I have no problems with the stock Mondo slicks on my Allez at 115-125psi recommended I find I keep it closer to 110psi and the tire still holds its...
04-19-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Why are wide clipless shoes so expensive?

Until today I was looking forward to going clipless. I was planning on doing it this weekend. The nearest LBS to me that sells shoes is a 2.5 hour one way drive (local gas is over $4.00 for the...
04-18-08, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By Trucker_JDub

If I found out that the officers in my town where...

If I found out that the officers in my town where going to respond to my emergencies on a city bus I would buy a gun for every room in the house until I could move out of the state that would allow...
04-17-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I slapped a white SUV's window once. It was a...

I slapped a white SUV's window once. It was a lady on a cell phone that just about put me in the ditch on the side of the road. She stopped in the road about 100 yards away. As I passed I saw her...
04-17-08, 05:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I would consider checking all the used places...

I would consider checking all the used places (craigslist, goodwill, yard sales, or even Walmart if your really not picky, exct.) with the intention of buying a sub $100 bike that you can go threw...
04-16-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,715
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Part of the reason I started this thread is...

Part of the reason I started this thread is because I'm going to be buying a custom set of wheels and after being in my LBS armed with some experience of what things cost from 'window' shopping...
04-16-08, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I was talking to an older lady (50's(I'm...

I was talking to an older lady (50's(I'm guessing), sorry ladies I'm 30 so she is 'older') that works on the property that I'm security for. Turns out she is an X triathlon competitor. I'm not...
04-15-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Thats the way to do it. Be it riding faster, not...

Thats the way to do it. Be it riding faster, not dropping to the small chainring for that hill down the street, fitting into those one size too small pants. What ever it is, make your small goals...
04-15-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,715
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Where does your wallet and LBS loyalty part ways?

How much mark up will you pay at a LBS to keep a good relationship with them? I am wondering because I just bought a Park chain cleaner...
04-15-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I went and saw my DR today and was told that what...

I went and saw my DR today and was told that what I have is just a pinched nerve most likely in my groin brought on be my being overweight.

The DR's orders: keep riding hard and exercising all I...
04-15-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By Trucker_JDub

+1 one sticking with it. I seem to get set back...

+1 one sticking with it. I seem to get set back with weather a lot and I see a big drop in my millage. Yesterday I set out to see where I was at. I finally had a nice day to ride. My all time...
04-15-08, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,416
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Thanks for answering my question guys

Thanks for answering my question guys
04-15-08, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Here is what I'm thinking of doing: Front: ...

Here is what I'm thinking of doing:

Front:
Mavic CXP-33; black 32 spoke
DT 14/15 gauge with 2 cross lacing; silver
DT Brass nipples
Shimano Ultegra HB-6600

Rear:
Mavic CXP-33; black 36...
04-15-08, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,416
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Ultegra FH-6600: works with 9/10 or just 10 speed?

I'm having a custom set of wheels built and am planning on using a Ultegra FH-6600 rear hub. I read in some places that this works with a 9 or 10 speed cassette. Other places list it as a 10 speed...
04-15-08, 01:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By Trucker_JDub

My most embarrassing fall had to be when I was in...

My most embarrassing fall had to be when I was in high school about 15 years ago. I had scene a show on TV where a motorcycle did a 'stopie' and I figured I could do that on my Walmart bought MTB. ...
04-14-08, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Great job!!

Great job!!
04-14-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I was looking around the Colorado site and there...

I was looking around the Colorado site and there are two rears that have my attention. There is a Mavic CXP-33 for $140 and the Open Pro for $136. Both come with Ultegra FH-6600 hubs. I wondering...
04-14-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Is it time to replace my rear wheel?

It happened again, I broke another spoke with less then 20 miles from the last one. Same area, rear drive side at the hub. Cruising at about 15mph, on flat easy ground, not even pushing hard(almost...
04-13-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I would expect to pay for the bike tire mounting,...

I would expect to pay for the bike tire mounting, but if you paying for the mounting of car tires its time to shop around. I get my tires mounted and balanced for free. Fixing flats and rotating...
04-13-08, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I was wondering.. .when I was driving truck I...

I was wondering.. .when I was driving truck I always saw these stretched choppers cruising threw Texas with no helmets in your area; but they require a helmet for cyclists?. I would see a lot of...
04-13-08, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Trucker_JDub

My guess it would have some how been turned into...

My guess it would have some how been turned into your fault just because it was a cop.

On a side note; Dallas/Texas has a mandatory helmet law.. ..interesting, didn't know that but I don't live...
04-11-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I made a slight adjustment, about 3/4 turn, and...

I made a slight adjustment, about 3/4 turn, and the noise has gone away for the most part. I'm just not sure what would cause this. I'm guessing the LBS did a little more then just true the wheel. ...
04-11-08, 02:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,241
Posted By Trucker_JDub

If you follow the trends, big oil in time of...

If you follow the trends, big oil in time of problems will jack prices and do things for not much other reason then to see what people will do. A big storm hits a few gas stations jump $.50 then...
04-11-08, 02:23 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 13,085
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I can say for sure that $4.00 will not stop...

I can say for sure that $4.00 will not stop peoples driving too much. I just saw the pumps in my area upped their price to $3.97 tonight for the cheep stuff. $4.16 will get you the premium. And...
04-10-08, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Rubbing/tapping sound from RD

I had a rear spoke break a while ago. Not being good with that sort of thing I stopped riding right away and took the wheel to my LBS. When I got it back and went to install it on my Specialized...
04-10-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Burning numbness in leg....

First off I'll say I have an appointment with my DR next week.

For about a month or so I have had a tender numbing feeling starting just above my right knee going up the front of my leg about 8...
04-06-08, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I was just wondering how someone can have a...

I was just wondering how someone can have a mortician and still be able to post on the internet.

*refrains from obvious life after death joke*
04-05-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Last night was my first night on the new job. It...

Last night was my first night on the new job. It was a short night at only 6 hours of work due to the first 2 being taken up with the finishing of paperwork and going over the rules and guidelines...
04-04-08, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Personally I tried one of those 'bigger' saddles...

Personally I tried one of those 'bigger' saddles and I found them more comfortable when you first get on but after just a couple miles my 'boys' felt numb; like when your foot falls asleep. This...
04-04-08, 12:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By Trucker_JDub

CatEye Strada Cadence w/ non cadance mount?

Will it work? I know the cadence will not work but I don't care. This is going on a MTB. My LBS says the mounts with cadence are back ordered but he has an order due to come in soon that will have...
04-03-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,078
Posted By Trucker_JDub

Judging by the pictures you might as well put in...

Judging by the pictures you might as well put in an order for a second trike today. Seeing the smile on Becky's face tells me your going to be fighting over who gets to go first like a couple school...
04-03-08, 08:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,486
Posted By Trucker_JDub

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h135/mystic_pain...

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04-03-08, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,194
Posted By Trucker_JDub

I remember 10 as being a big mile stone for me...

I remember 10 as being a big mile stone for me too. Then shortly after came 20. Just keep setting little goals and you will be amazed how fast you gain millage. Of course the biggest thing...
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