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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,709
Posted By bghill1

I think there are dorks in that forum also.

I think there are dorks in that forum also.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,884
Posted By bghill1

That's in Mexican Peso's right?

That's in Mexican Peso's right?
08-19-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,087
Posted By bghill1

No, that was a dick move on the part of the...

No, that was a dick move on the part of the riders in front.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,999
Posted By bghill1

I picked up 4 new bottles with my PBK order last...

I picked up 4 new bottles with my PBK order last month. I think I paid about $1.85 each.
05-29-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,695
Posted By bghill1

I bet a cyclist with their bike inside a store...

I bet a cyclist with their bike inside a store would be less of a hazard than the mom (or dad) pushing a shopping cart around the store with 4 sceaming kids hanging off of it.
05-29-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,695
Posted By bghill1

What a bunch of haters in this thread. Did you...

What a bunch of haters in this thread.
Did you ever consider that the OP may want to stop for a coffee or pick up some groceries AFTER his ride or race?
Just take your bike in with you without...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 172,070
Posted By bghill1

1. My favorite ride of all time is a 15km loop on...

1. My favorite ride of all time is a 15km loop on the MUP because my kids will ride it with me on my birthday
2. I have a visor on my helmet. I do not take it off it I am riding my road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-14, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By bghill1

Not familiar with thier bibs or jerseys but I do...

Not familiar with thier bibs or jerseys but I do own an ALP-X jacket and pants. Love them.
05-13-14, 09:24 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 12:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,796
Posted By bghill1

+1 here. Rudy Project Rydons with the insert.

+1 here. Rudy Project Rydons with the insert.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,794
Posted By bghill1

In my city there is a store that sells/consigns...

In my city there is a store that sells/consigns used sporting equipment. Tennis rackets, hockey gear, golf clubs, camping gear. The entire second floor is mostly dedicated to bikes and cycling gear....
05-06-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By bghill1

Why are you always riding on the sidewalk?

Why are you always riding on the sidewalk?
05-06-14, 10:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,560
Posted By bghill1

I am more partial to extra money in my wallet to...

I am more partial to extra money in my wallet to pay for things my family needs rather than the LBS owners family. It is way to easy to buy on-line while saving money. I know I am not the only one...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By bghill1

I see you are riding an Opus. I have the Opus...

I see you are riding an Opus. I have the Opus Fidelio and run Soma Everwears in a 26 and they fit both front and rear.
04-14-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,018
Posted By bghill1

Weird. From those photos it looks like lot's of...

Weird. From those photos it looks like lot's of room to ride around it. I would be more worried about the drainage ditch than the rock.
04-11-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,721
Posted By bghill1

I did not know what these were until I googled...

I did not know what these were until I googled them. By looking at the pictures I would think they would bolt right on to your existing bars.
04-10-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By bghill1

I drive a Mazda 3 with a hitch. Not sure what...

I drive a Mazda 3 with a hitch. Not sure what brand but it is 1 1/4'. I use the Swagman XC rack and it is very easy to use. Highly recomended.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18,650
Views: 3,692,886
Posted By bghill1

Just received my order from PBK. Look Keo Max...

Just received my order from PBK. Look Keo Max Composite pedals in red.
http://s3.thcdn.com/productimg/0/300/300/05/10788005-1371722828-40669.jpg
04-02-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,543
Posted By bghill1

One of my bikes is a Opus Cappricio. It has flat...

One of my bikes is a Opus Cappricio. It has flat bars, 700-28c tires, compact crank, SRAM Apex front deraullier(road), SRAM X-7 rear deraullier(MTN), carbon fork, and aluminium frame. The...
03-26-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,727
Posted By bghill1

OK I see I have to jump in and expalin my earlier...

OK I see I have to jump in and expalin my earlier post, Buyer Beware. You bought a used RENTAL bike. The shop offered SERVICING of the bike, not REPAIR of the bike. They probably pumped up the...
03-24-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,727
Posted By bghill1

"Let the Buyer Beware". I am sure all those...

"Let the Buyer Beware". I am sure all those little problems were factored into the price. it was a used rental after all. This is your chance to learn wrenching.
11-06-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,208
Posted By bghill1

Try rolling your bike around on the back wheel...

Try rolling your bike around on the back wheel only, while holding it upright by the bars. This should give you more control as the bike will be "higher" but not as long.

And yea, those magic...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,034
Posted By bghill1

That is something new. Never felt the need before...

That is something new. Never felt the need before and probably won't in the future either. $519!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By bghill1

Very nice. Does the red stripe go under the top...

Very nice. Does the red stripe go under the top tube as well?
07-25-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,044
Posted By bghill1

Yes I have been tempted by this thought on many...

Yes I have been tempted by this thought on many occassions and actually followed through. I would be about 75% wearing and 25% nekked on the head.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,035
Posted By bghill1

You wasted your money on beer you could have...

You wasted your money on beer you could have consumed yourself. What did you take to your drycleaner and favorite gasoline station?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By bghill1

Shop screwed up and you should get the agreed...

Shop screwed up and you should get the agreed upon price. Their loss, not yours. How itemized is the receipt for the deposit? Does it show the balance remaining or just a cash register receipt for...
06-11-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By bghill1

This maybe.... ...

This maybe....

http://www.designbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/street-cleaner-concept_ybofH_5965.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,832
Posted By bghill1

Wheels, if you really feel you need to upgrade.

Wheels, if you really feel you need to upgrade.
05-16-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By bghill1

The Leafs are a plane crash.

The Leafs are a plane crash.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,568
Posted By bghill1

It was scary expensive the first few years. I...

It was scary expensive the first few years. I would think about 5-6 thousand. Recent years it's just consumables and has dropped to $500/yr. I am maintaining 2 bikes of my own and 2 of the wifes....
05-03-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,029
Posted By bghill1

She kicked your a$$ man.

She kicked your a$$ man.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By bghill1

Why did you wait two weeks to put your own lock...

Why did you wait two weeks to put your own lock on it? You should have claimed it as yours from day 1. If it is just on a public street somewhere and not locked up, well I would have to say Finders...
04-17-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By bghill1

That looks like a weird set up. I have always...

That looks like a weird set up. I have always seen the bar ends on the outside of the grips, not inside like yours are. I use Ergon GPS2's on my flat bar road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,045
Posted By bghill1

Agree 100% new wheels are worth it. Spend as much...

Agree 100% new wheels are worth it. Spend as much as you can to buy the best you can. Keep the old set around to sell with the bike when you decide to upgrade that also.
04-10-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By bghill1

Soap, water and elbow grease. Cleaning a bike is...

Soap, water and elbow grease. Cleaning a bike is not like building a North Korean rocket. It is even simpler.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,819
Posted By bghill1

It sounds like the guys are playing off your...

It sounds like the guys are playing off your reaction and just joking around. I wouldn't read to much into it.
04-02-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,938
Views: 452,501
Posted By bghill1

Mud Bay in Surrey BC this past Easter...

Mud Bay in Surrey BC this past Easter weekend308310
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-13, 12:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,033
Posted By bghill1

You have inspired me to get the same chain. My...

You have inspired me to get the same chain. My bike is red and black and that looks so sweet! And I would not seek approval from strangers on the internet to do it. (I would tell the wife it cost...
03-19-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,980
Posted By bghill1

I would go back to the spray paint option. Once...

I would go back to the spray paint option. Once you start dipping the spokes they may not fit through the rim holes anymore. And way more work as you are now "building a wheel".
I like your idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By bghill1

I heard that they recently moved to a new...

I heard that they recently moved to a new warehouse so that might be the reason for the delay. Hopefully they are back to 100% by the end of the month. My last order was 9 days from shipping date to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By bghill1

Do you have a used sporting goods store in your...

Do you have a used sporting goods store in your town? It sounds like you are looking to replace with a cheap wheel so that would be my starting point. Here in Vancouver I could get a used front rim...
03-13-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,005
Posted By bghill1

If you want to spend $250 Rapha makes cycling...

If you want to spend $250 Rapha makes cycling jeans. http://www.rapha.cc/rapha-jeans
02-15-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,988
Posted By bghill1

Not what you wanted to hear but so much truth in...

Not what you wanted to hear but so much truth in this.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,964
Posted By bghill1

I paid $175 for a BMC Team Bell Array. No regrets.

I paid $175 for a BMC Team Bell Array. No regrets.
01-25-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,762
Posted By bghill1

Then I have no advice as I ride a B17.

Then I have no advice as I ride a B17.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,541
Posted By bghill1

My flat bar bike, an Opus Capriccio, is under...

My flat bar bike, an Opus Capriccio, is under 20lbs, and just slighty heavier than my road bike, an Opus Fidelio. Just saying not every Hybrid is an army tank.
01-18-13, 03:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,674
Posted By bghill1

Is that because there are no gun play screens?

Is that because there are no gun play screens?
01-14-13, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By bghill1

I don't see it as a problem. If it is the bike...

I don't see it as a problem. If it is the bike you want then go for it. Both of my current bikes were purchased from a shop that was not local to me at all. I went to those shops to buy the specific...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-13, 12:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,523
Posted By bghill1

Helmet and blinky lights on all my roller rides.

Helmet and blinky lights on all my roller rides.
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