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05-22-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By JReade

I don’t know of anything organized but I’ll...

I don’t know of anything organized but I’ll probably be out riding, maybe marine drive would be fun.
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By JReade

Smaller Bridgestone RB1

My coworker has had this hanging in his garage for a while, and wants to move it on. It's 48-49cm C-C, and has seen some scrapes, but the worst appears to be on the rear of the fork blade, and the...
01-07-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,275
Posted By JReade

I donít have a long commute but I was thinking...

I donít have a long commute but I was thinking about picking up an e bike just so I wouldnít be sweaty when I go up the lone hill on my trip. I donít stop sweating until ~10 minutes after I get to...
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By JReade

look like forte strada k, performance house brand...

look like forte strada k, performance house brand I think
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By JReade

My small SP contents: two levers, 1 tube, 2 co2,...

My small SP contents: two levers, 1 tube, 2 co2, inflator head. I can wedge my CC/DL in there for rides, but my phone? no way.
08-07-18, 11:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,556
Posted By JReade

I ride with a cap every time I ride, I find that...

I ride with a cap every time I ride, I find that when I donít itís absurdly bright. I just got used to the shade, and I rode with regular glasses on about 9/10 of my rides so it helps.
08-05-18, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,026,147
Posted By JReade

https://100tacos.bigcartel.com/product/100-tacos-s...

https://100tacos.bigcartel.com/product/100-tacos-spicy-stem-decals-2

if you feel like mixing up that stem a bit..
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By JReade

Tack on another $100. At least

Tack on another $100. At least
07-10-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By JReade

you're thinking that the wheel itself is...

you're thinking that the wheel itself is deflecting about 1/8th of an inch at some point in the rotation?
07-10-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,707
Posted By JReade

I think you should go talk to other shops, and...

I think you should go talk to other shops, and talk about what size you can fit. I'm 6'5" but I ride a 58cm. You'll have a range that you can fit on, Mine is 58-63, depending on geometry.
07-07-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,119
Posted By JReade

Nice work! Do you ever head over the bridge and...

Nice work! Do you ever head over the bridge and ride on the north side?
07-07-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,192
Posted By JReade

I'm glad you feel the need to defend your...

I'm glad you feel the need to defend your choices, however Electra 7D is a regular ol pedal bike.
07-06-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 60,962
Posted By JReade

Mine has some paint scrapes and surface rust, so...

Mine has some paint scrapes and surface rust, so I was thinking about getting it powdercoated.. making yours the last of a breed!
07-04-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 60,962
Posted By JReade

Ha! Tall AND the same color!

Ha! Tall AND the same color!
06-17-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,388
Posted By JReade

Hey, thereís my wife and I!

Hey, thereís my wife and I!
06-13-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By JReade

Compass outdoors in north bend. I know a few...

Compass outdoors in north bend. I know a few people who work there, they will set you up.
06-13-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,255
Posted By JReade

Company summer party that day or I would, and...

Company summer party that day or I would, and drag anyone from PDX out who wanted to go.
06-13-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By JReade

Oxalic acid soak to lose the rust, donít need to...

Oxalic acid soak to lose the rust, donít need to sand any more of the paint off!
06-13-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,437
Posted By JReade

Ha, I got excited about focus bike info and then...

Ha, I got excited about focus bike info and then realized I had already posted in this.
06-11-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,298
Posted By JReade

11-42 and it gets pretty wild at the top end. We...

11-42 and it gets pretty wild at the top end. We did a ride through glacier NP, it was 15 miles at 5% or so. The big gear was only used a few times, we may go a size down since she kept having...
06-10-18, 12:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,755
Posted By JReade

Pure fix is the varsity of fixed gears. And...

Pure fix is the varsity of fixed gears. And thatís slightly disparaging to the varsity. Gaspipe tubing, heavy ďdeep vĒ wheels and overall crap components. Thickslicks are...robust, to put it mildly....
06-09-18, 11:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,388
Posted By JReade

I got my seat post garbage sort of sorted but...

I got my seat post garbage sort of sorted but itís rideable. At least I rode it to the bar tonight, so thatís something. My wife and I will make it out for the show, and Iíll join for the rides. She...
06-09-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,298
Posted By JReade

I'm gonna rehash a comment I made somewhere else...

I'm gonna rehash a comment I made somewhere else on the forums, but here goes. My wife wanted better climbing gear, her FD cage was bent and was bent back enough times that it wasn't staying that...
06-09-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,411
Posted By JReade

I recently did a ride on the eastern cascades,...

I recently did a ride on the eastern cascades, where it gets notoriously windy. I crested a long climb looking forward to the nice descent, but it was 24 mph headwind on the other side of the hill,...
06-09-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,246
Posted By JReade

I had a 2 mile ride to a previous job. It was the...

I had a 2 mile ride to a previous job. It was the best and worst ride. Long enough that you can get a little damp on your ride, but not long enough to justify a change of clothes.
Forum: Commuting
06-07-18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,741
Posted By JReade

I rode with panniers for a few years, couldn't...

I rode with panniers for a few years, couldn't see riding with a backpack. Moved to a much more temperate climate and I ended up with an ortlieb backpack to commute in with. It's not bad but not...
06-07-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,388
Posted By JReade

Generic japanese. It's not a big deal, I should...

Generic japanese. It's not a big deal, I should be able to get it together over the weekend, since it's gonna be rainy and the wife is out of town. What day are you coming down?
06-07-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,388
Posted By JReade

Sometime in my move, the seatpost hardware (bolt...

Sometime in my move, the seatpost hardware (bolt , clampy bit) fell out. No idea where it went. I picked up a replacement post, same diameter according to the marking, but it doesn't fit 100%. Goes...
06-07-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,060
Posted By JReade

One Day Weight wise - New RD /...

One Day




Weight wise - New RD / cassette /chain
old - new
280 - 393g
210 - 302g
06-07-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,388
Posted By JReade

2015 or so. My C+v bike isn't in good shape right...

2015 or so. My C+v bike isn't in good shape right now, I'll try to have it wrapped up this weekend but best laid plans..
06-07-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,388
Posted By JReade

I’m down to ride Friday eve, Saturday, or Sunday...

I’m down to ride Friday eve, Saturday, or Sunday but I’ll be on a modern bike...if y’all will have me.
06-07-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,060
Posted By JReade

Just built my wife’s bike into a 1x10, with a 40t...

Just built my wife’s bike into a 1x10, with a 40t up front, 11-42 out back. She can’t pedal down hills anymore but she can climb anything and no FD to deal with anymore. The jumps can be pretty steep...
06-07-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By JReade

Next weekend!

Next weekend!
05-25-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,649
Posted By JReade

I was on a ride in Northern Michigan and filled...

I was on a ride in Northern Michigan and filled my tires up to 110 psi at around 7 am. It was 50į out. Got to the ride start and we decided to have breakfast, so we laid the bikes down on the lawn...
05-13-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,780
Posted By JReade

Didnt see this thread! I would have rather done...

Didnt see this thread! I would have rather done this than the ride I went on.
05-10-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By JReade

Wife and I are going to go ride going-to-the sun...

Wife and I are going to go ride going-to-the sun in Glacier NP. It's been on our list for a bit now.
05-09-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By JReade

I see a faint PG on the stay caps.

I see a faint PG on the stay caps.
05-09-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By JReade

June 1st weekend I'm on a cycling trip, but...

June 1st weekend I'm on a cycling trip, but beyond that I should be available.
05-08-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,060
Posted By JReade

All this talk of doubles and nobody is talking...

All this talk of doubles and nobody is talking about a 1x wide range?
03-13-18, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14,280
Views: 1,308,063
Posted By JReade

Yep! That was me! It was a great day for the...

Yep! That was me! It was a great day for the patio at the brewery, I couldn't resist riding after work.
02-10-18, 12:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By JReade

Eh, it rained a good amount over here. I'm...

Eh, it rained a good amount over here. I'm probably gonna sleep in and see how it looks in the afternoon.
02-09-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By JReade

Something around lake Sammamish. I'm going to be...

Something around lake Sammamish. I'm going to be on a modern bike and I'm game for almost any route.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,024
Posted By JReade

Angry Catfish?

Angry Catfish?
02-07-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By JReade

Maybe I can bump this? Looks like chilly but dry...

Maybe I can bump this? Looks like chilly but dry this saturday?
surak
02-04-18, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By JReade

Had the seat stays split off my old steel frame....

Had the seat stays split off my old steel frame. Crappy braze job in 1984, it was obvious when I looked at it.
01-30-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,897
Posted By JReade

Reading that makes me think of my hockey sticks....

Reading that makes me think of my hockey sticks. You can buy sticks in varying level of flex, with something like 110 flex the top end, stiffest stick. It's a measure of deflection. The stiffest...
01-20-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,674
Posted By JReade

In my head, I dream that I can land big jumps on...

In my head, I dream that I can land big jumps on my MTB. Reality, I'm too chicken to try, and woefully underinsured.
01-13-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By JReade

I've been wantin to try them out to see if theres...

I've been wantin to try them out to see if theres a difference, haven't had a chance.
01-13-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By JReade

Yeah, the normal sized frames.

Yeah, the normal sized frames.
01-13-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,817
Posted By JReade

Good ride, good company, and good beer! The...

Good ride, good company, and good beer!

The burrito wasn't bad either.
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