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10-13-09, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By kb5ql

This is what Ascent gave me: ...

This is what Ascent gave me:

http://www.zaftig.net/images/bike/condor-profile.jpg
10-11-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By kb5ql

We did it on the tandem. It was a life-saver for...

We did it on the tandem. It was a life-saver for those last 15 miles. Other than the headwinds and the total climbing/elevation being short 1000' in the description, it was a perfect century for a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,232
Posted By kb5ql

I have a Full Rival setup 10speed with Shimano...

I have a Full Rival setup 10speed with Shimano Capreo 9speed rear with a JTEK shiftmate adapter on a Pocket Rocket.

Works great. You can get the trailer kit (just the kit) as a refurb on ebay for...
10-08-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By kb5ql

I looked at the new route. I think they did a...

I looked at the new route. I think they did a better job. I only see the return leg from Pinnacles as a possible problem ~15-20 miles. Guess we'll find out when we report back Sunday!

:D
09-22-09, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By kb5ql

This sub-forum is the best. Where else are you...

This sub-forum is the best. Where else are you going to find out when somebody bought some new innertubes or a new multi-tool? :p
09-10-09, 12:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,945
Posted By kb5ql

Don't forget about the Condor Classic. I think...

Don't forget about the Condor Classic. I think I'm the only one going :(
Oct 10, 2009
http://www.condorclassic.com/
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,433
Posted By kb5ql

Happened with mine. They sent me a replacement. I...

Happened with mine. They sent me a replacement. I have since sold it and am on a Bike Friday. I posted about it. It's probably on page 289 of the swift folder thread ;)
09-04-09, 11:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,976
Posted By kb5ql

I'm out. Parentals are in town this weekend and I...

I'm out. Parentals are in town this weekend and I need to keep the rides short :(

Doing a local loop bright and early.
09-01-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,976
Posted By kb5ql

I'm thinking of doing the up and immediately down...

I'm thinking of doing the up and immediately down "gentle" ride. Probably would like to puke up the Quimby side for a change of pace.

edit: look what I found...
08-21-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,740
Posted By kb5ql

Yikes! At least you've got the Zertz now to help...

Yikes! At least you've got the Zertz now to help cushion everything. This wasn't on Vallecitos was it?

I'm looking into riding up that way next week and trying to find a route from the Sunol side...
08-20-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By kb5ql

Is tomorrow no work day? Am I missing something???

Is tomorrow no work day? Am I missing something???
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By kb5ql

You should definitely go for out. The...

You should definitely go for out. The aerodynamics are great. The tubes are hydroformed, has great vertical compliance, and the lugs are a true piece of art.

It's comparable to a titanium bike.
...
08-17-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 95,192
Posted By kb5ql

Didn't you just get these? And wasn't this the...

Didn't you just get these? And wasn't this the first "shakedown" ride on them???

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,126
Posted By kb5ql

Did somebody say zoobomb? See if you can spot my...

Did somebody say zoobomb? See if you can spot my bike in the random mess of zoobomb bikes in front of Powell's. :D

http://www.zaftig.net/files/images/gallery/02.17.2008_11.55.51.jpg



I love...
08-17-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By kb5ql

The headwinds will make up for the lack of...

The headwinds will make up for the lack of elevation gain... :D
08-08-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,961
Posted By kb5ql

Glad I had to take a shower today... :p

Glad I had to take a shower today...

:p
08-06-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By kb5ql

They said the winds were highly unusual. I think...

They said the winds were highly unusual. I think we ran into some bad luck. They've made some modifications to the route that will supposedly help. I'll let you guys know if that's the case.
08-06-09, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 95,192
Posted By kb5ql

I'm digging the gruppo more than the frame. ...

I'm digging the gruppo more than the frame.

:thumb::p

SRAM is the best.
08-05-09, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By kb5ql

Condor Classic - Anybody Doing it This Year?

Just signed up for the century. We still have yet to get a century on the tandem. I figured this should be about as easy as it gets for our first one (together).

It's fairly nice and they've made...
08-04-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,244
Posted By kb5ql

Lance is the Shooter McGavin of cycling. ...

Lance is the Shooter McGavin of cycling.

LA:
"I eat pieces of sh*t like you for breakfast!"

AC:
"You eat pieces of sh*t?"
08-03-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,614
Posted By kb5ql

woah, you guys are putting up serious mileage!!!...

woah, you guys are putting up serious mileage!!! Started slowly this year after the crash on Hamilton. I basically lost 8 weeks. Still, it's hard for me to match these totals as I only have so much...
08-01-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,769
Posted By kb5ql

Yeah, can somebody tell me the best way to center...

Yeah, can somebody tell me the best way to center and bed these suckers. Every time I change out a flat or pack the bike, I have to re-center the dang brake and the tolerances are pretty tight. And...
07-30-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,505
Posted By kb5ql

I'm running SRAM Rival 10 speed on my folder with...

I'm running SRAM Rival 10 speed on my folder with a 9-speed Capreo system with the JTEK. Works great. Only issue I would look out for is cable fraying. You probably want to change out your shifter...
07-22-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,133
Posted By kb5ql

Wait for the TDF to end and all will return to...

Wait for the TDF to end and all will return to normal...
07-15-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,505
Posted By kb5ql

Don't forget to get the Gates Drive instead of a...

Don't forget to get the Gates Drive instead of a traditional timing chain setup. Doesn't Merlinextralight have that setup now on his Co-Mo???

:p
07-02-09, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By kb5ql

It's the equivalent of a 26T ring. I have gaps in...

It's the equivalent of a 26T ring. I have gaps in my Rival and Force cassettes. Helps with the shifting supposedly. (It's called OpenGlide)
06-23-09, 02:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,348
Posted By kb5ql

May your bottom brackets not squeak and your...

May your bottom brackets not squeak and your dérailleur hanger stay true…
06-15-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By kb5ql

Zertz has Retsyn that leaves your breath fresh as...

Zertz has Retsyn that leaves your breath fresh as well.
06-10-09, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By kb5ql

Never buy French... :p

Never buy French... :p
06-05-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 95,192
Posted By kb5ql

The Swift is a great bike. Had mine, then went to...

The Swift is a great bike. Had mine, then went to the Bike Friday for Front Derailleur action. Now the swift has a FD retrofit kit.

http://www.zaftig.net/images/swift-folder2.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-09, 01:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,925
Posted By kb5ql

So are we going to have to register our shoes as...

So are we going to have to register our shoes as deadly weapons now???
05-25-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 283,686
Posted By kb5ql

Went up Page Mill out to pescadero down the coast...

Went up Page Mill out to pescadero down the coast to Santa cruz where I got some Ice Cream at Marianne's. Got to see Ms./Mrs. Incredible's new house. Looks good! Although the Orbea looked kinda sad...
05-21-09, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 922
Posted By kb5ql

Why don't you start with Quimby for some...

Why don't you start with Quimby for some variety???
05-20-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By kb5ql

Bikepool

So I was kinda bummed that I missed Bike to Work day last week. I decided to rectify the situation by Bikepooling. Picked up my co-worker in Menlo Park and off we went. 30 miles later we arrived in...
05-20-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By kb5ql

I can get you to Hesperian, from there you'll...

I can get you to Hesperian, from there you'll need some good alternates:

Dumbarton to the Frontage Road
Left on Thornton --> turns into Paseo Padre
Left on Ardenwood -- turns into Union City...
05-14-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,291
Posted By kb5ql

FOPA stands for "Featured Optional Pedal Assist."...

FOPA stands for "Featured Optional Pedal Assist." Ruthness needs that for her half bike as Marco typically provides 75% of the power. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,886
Posted By kb5ql

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2370/3529596715_d57...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2370/3529596715_d57bfbed45.jpg?v=0

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2442/3529596637_b24ebd96d1.jpg?v=0
(Winning the one-person race.)
05-13-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,085
Posted By kb5ql

Martin lives right down the street. He's the...

Martin lives right down the street. He's the semi-famous Palo-Altan you see riding up and down Bryant. I've talked to him a few times on his way to Whole Foods. I think his plan is to ride his...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,939
Posted By kb5ql

I'd say they're pretty close....

I'd say they're pretty close. Woodside/Atherton/Portola Valley is like Alpine, NJ.

I like to wear the Ridgewood kit around here to confuse the locals...

... and i wear headphones on solo...
05-11-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,544
Posted By kb5ql

Favorite: Page Mill Least Favorite: Redwood...

Favorite: Page Mill
Least Favorite: Redwood Gulch/Moody Rd.
05-11-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,544
Posted By kb5ql

Stop rubbing it in our faces... :mad: :D ...

Stop rubbing it in our faces... :mad:

:D

(jk)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,939
Posted By kb5ql

Don't mess with Ridgewood (or we'll throw our...

Don't mess with Ridgewood (or we'll throw our latte on you). :notamused:

:D
05-10-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By kb5ql

They make them. You can order from the Bookstore...

They make them. You can order from the Bookstore (online).
05-10-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By kb5ql

Some pics: This one's for my boy 1JackT. He...

Some pics:

This one's for my boy 1JackT. He likes my Rapha model poses.

http://www.zaftig.net/files/images/gallery/05_10_2009-10_51_08.jpg

Somewhere in Los Altos Hills I spot Bessie:
...
05-10-09, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,392
Posted By kb5ql

Where's the linky for the registry??? Oops,...

Where's the linky for the registry??? Oops, nvrmind. I guess we have to call. Thanks.
05-10-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By kb5ql

LOL. did you ask him if he has to "spin more on...

LOL. did you ask him if he has to "spin more on dem little wheels?"
05-10-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By kb5ql

UC Davis... F' yeah! I heard they pulled the...

UC Davis... F' yeah!

I heard they pulled the highwheeler on Russell out for the celebratory lap.

UCD alum '95
05-10-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By kb5ql

D'oh. I got to the corner of foothill and...

D'oh. I got to the corner of foothill and atastradero at 10:05 and waited until 10:20. Shoulda kept going. Plus side I think I talked two people into some Bike Friday action. I told them to learn to...
05-10-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By kb5ql

Wait... I might be in. You might see me there at...

Wait... I might be in. You might see me there at 10AM the corner. Breakfast in bed may have paid off.
05-09-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By kb5ql

It's Mothers Day "weekend" for Big Mig. This is...

It's Mothers Day "weekend" for Big Mig. This is right in my backyard, too. :(
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