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06-10-18, 02:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,187
Posted By jeepseahawk

Two sayings, "It will get better, always, believe...

Two sayings, "It will get better, always, believe me," "hardest thing you will ever do in life, making a marriage last." First one always works, second one....divorced twice...think he was right. ...
05-03-18, 03:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,188
Posted By jeepseahawk

I retired at 50 as well, 2 months into it, so...

I retired at 50 as well, 2 months into it, so far, happy as hell, hated my job for last ten years. My father retired at 50 due to heart attack, social security provided after that. I will not follow...
05-03-18, 03:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,389
Posted By jeepseahawk

I am indifferent, ride what you have and have...

I am indifferent, ride what you have and have fun. When you get better, upgrade. If the bike you have is not fun, upgrade.
04-28-18, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By jeepseahawk

I understand your reasoning, your thoughts and...

I understand your reasoning, your thoughts and outcome are very honorable from this vet. You deserve to wear it but you think like me and will not wear it due to modesty. If you donate it to a...
04-25-18, 10:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,515
Posted By jeepseahawk

Yes I was there, til this day my most memorable...

Yes I was there, til this day my most memorable ride. Photojoe will be missed, only rode with him that one time and he truly made one feel comfortable and welcomed, instant likening to him. I am...
04-16-18, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By jeepseahawk

I forgot to put my "." sarcasm quotes in...

I forgot to put my "." sarcasm quotes in sentence. I have never broken a chain in my life, Fred, Clyde who is very slow up hills, with skinny legs. Chains don't break unless very old/used and...
04-15-18, 03:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,942
Posted By jeepseahawk

I would point that sucker straight ahead, not use...

I would point that sucker straight ahead, not use brakes (they will make you slide) and pray to make it to bottom. Now, if I had a choice with hill, get off bike and walk it.
04-15-18, 02:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By jeepseahawk

JensonUSA, warehouse is in Moreno Valley. Thier...

JensonUSA, warehouse is in Moreno Valley. Thier only bike shop is in Corona. You can pick up accessories in either place by person. Other option is Amazon but you will not be able to try first. ...
04-15-18, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By jeepseahawk

I can't ride 11-speed chains, broke so many I...

I can't ride 11-speed chains, broke so many I went back to 10 sp.
Forum: Foo
04-15-18, 02:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,297
Posted By jeepseahawk

Garmin watch, have not worn watch for 30 yrs. ...

Garmin watch, have not worn watch for 30 yrs. This watch does all my activities and one push of button uploads it.

https://static.garmincdn.com/en/products/010-01297-00/v/cf-lg.jpg


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04-09-18, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,740
Posted By jeepseahawk

I just hope this man and his woman find a bike...

I just hope this man and his woman find a bike for him, wish I had ideas. If he is ready, get him on something and make him healthy! You two can do it!!!!!
04-06-18, 03:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,092
Posted By jeepseahawk

Depends how old you have become, after 50,...

Depends how old you have become, after 50, excuses have more meaning and leniency.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 02:29 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,445
Posted By jeepseahawk

I don't like politics involved with my purchases,...

I don't like politics involved with my purchases, really don't pay attention unless blatant and all over the news. A smart business will be neutral with social issues/politics, why lose customers. ...
04-01-18, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By jeepseahawk

You should be looking for used/new bike in size...

You should be looking for used/new bike in size 54 cm or medium, just a heads up. Your price range for a bike will have heavy wheels that can handle body weight. Those bikes suggested will be fine.
03-22-18, 01:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,272
Posted By jeepseahawk

I will not pretend, synopsis you put up scares...

I will not pretend, synopsis you put up scares me. Whatever you want bike or friend related, I will answer it. I will drag your ass up to the shack with tow rope on a recumbent. Pretty sure I...
03-19-18, 03:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,272
Posted By jeepseahawk

Been gone for years, just retired and trying to...

Been gone for years, just retired and trying to get back in shape. I come across this and am just sad, we rode after your last cancer scare, hamstring? Whatever I can do, I will be at your mercy...
07-08-15, 04:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By jeepseahawk

Damn, this stuff is so confusing, I normally just...

Damn, this stuff is so confusing, I normally just control portions and exercise more. Adkins is not good for me, heart issues and too much meat is a lot of bad for heart. Right now I am a fat slob...
07-08-15, 04:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,274
Posted By jeepseahawk

Just have fun, make sure bike fits right and ride...

Just have fun, make sure bike fits right and ride and ride and ride. Cadence, mph, and all the other crap will come. When you start stressing on numbers it usually adds confusing and becomes a task...
01-23-15, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,116
Posted By jeepseahawk

Honestly, if not a planned function it is not...

Honestly, if not a planned function it is not safe. I lived up in that area, not safe at all, the locals drive insane and the roads have no shoulder for cyclists. Extremely unsafe in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-14, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By jeepseahawk

Yes, when the manufactures quit making money they...

Yes, when the manufactures quit making money they will come out with a new wheel size and market the ***** out of it.
06-22-14, 04:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,594
Posted By jeepseahawk

Keep riding up that hill and quit worrying about...

Keep riding up that hill and quit worrying about it. Eventually you will conquer hills without stopping when you quit worrying. Worrying elevates everything, relax and ride the hill as comfortable...
06-22-14, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By jeepseahawk

Eat less, ride more.

Eat less, ride more.
06-22-14, 04:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,576
Posted By jeepseahawk

I read, I am lost, wtf did I just read. Would it...

I read, I am lost, wtf did I just read. Would it not just be easier to oil the chain like the rest of us, squirt every several rides or 100 miles. It's just a bike chain, no?
06-13-14, 03:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,124
Posted By jeepseahawk

This thread reminds me of when I was 14 years...

This thread reminds me of when I was 14 years old. All my buddies had these cool Torkers and Redlines and I was riding this piece of junk someone tossed out, they made fun of me and I did not care...
06-13-14, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,535
Posted By jeepseahawk

Xt hubs are perfect for you, I researched quite a...

Xt hubs are perfect for you, I researched quite a bit for a touring set up and they are highly recommended for heavier load and clyde weights.
06-08-14, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By jeepseahawk

I normally wear 2xl in street clothes but noticed...

I normally wear 2xl in street clothes but noticed in bike jersey that doesn't mean squat. Bike jerseys depend on brand, some 2xl are perfect some are extremely tight, even have a 4xl that fits...
06-05-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,598
Posted By jeepseahawk

In a nutshell, you stiffed the ebay seller and...

In a nutshell, you stiffed the ebay seller and offended the LBS. I read it twice and do not see where you contacted ebayer to send saddle back, the saddle is not free.
05-20-14, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By jeepseahawk

I forgot to add the spacer last week, rattled...

I forgot to add the spacer last week, rattled like you described. The cassette lock ring went on nice and tight but actual cassette was loose without the very thin spacer. Just a thought, also...
05-20-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By jeepseahawk

The cogs are really not expensive, get 44/16 or...

The cogs are really not expensive, get 44/16 or 46/16 with bike and purchase more cogs in 17, 18 and 19. Switch them out as needed, very easy to do as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By jeepseahawk

If you ever find yourself lost and in despair...

If you ever find yourself lost and in despair don't eat the chainstay first, I say seatpost first, you can still stand and pedal. Hopefully they introduce multiple flavors.
05-12-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeepseahawk

One beautiful build!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

One beautiful build!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
05-12-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 363,758
Posted By jeepseahawk

Someone said to post my Surly here so I will. ...

Someone said to post my Surly here so I will. Recent addition to my stable, only fifteen miles on it for fit critique, need to raise saddle a bit and slide forward. Also will take one spacer from...
05-08-14, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,089
Posted By jeepseahawk

You should steer him to one of your frames...

You should steer him to one of your frames instead of belittling him, or maybe I don't understand the younger business mentality. Maybe it is cool to do that, bro.
In the market for some nice...
05-05-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By jeepseahawk

Thanks all. Northwestrider, question, are you...

Thanks all. Northwestrider, question, are you allowed to ride bikes over the Narrows or is it too windy? Always wondered considering I am originally from Allyn/Bremerton, but many years ago.
05-05-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By jeepseahawk

Will let you know but most likely swap out my...

Will let you know but most likely swap out my tour bike handlebars (Salsa Cowbell 2). These would work great for touring, plenty of space for gadgets.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,153
Posted By jeepseahawk

These ones, were called Super Corsa Lites at one...

These ones, were called Super Corsa Lites at one time. They are on sale right now, but you can get the 1575 gms one even cheaper than that right now.
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05-05-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By jeepseahawk

Thank you, will update build. Age 46 so nothing...

Thank you, will update build. Age 46 so nothing crazy, going to mimick a bike I saw on here couple days ago, it was a BareKnuckle bike.
05-05-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By jeepseahawk

Thank you, the handlebars are different, coming...

Thank you, the handlebars are different, coming off by next weekend.
05-05-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By jeepseahawk

Actually it was 820, I rounded up because...

Actually it was 820, I rounded up because couldn't remember. The Wabi classic was the bike I wanted but out of 55's until June, and really didn't want to spend that much, hence craigslist browsing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 05:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,153
Posted By jeepseahawk

Watch Nashbar for Vuelta super corsa lite, you...

Watch Nashbar for Vuelta super corsa lite, you can get them for 300 sometimes. They are 1500 grams, mine were 1475 when I weighed them without skewers. Been riding them for two years and I weigh...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,394
Posted By jeepseahawk

I love my Ti bike and am constantly changing the...

I love my Ti bike and am constantly changing the theme. You have done a great job, 9.8 rating.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 05:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,150
Posted By jeepseahawk

Name and price, pretty much about it. Most will...

Name and price, pretty much about it. Most will argue this though. My favorite bike was a carbon GT GTR, 16 lbs and 1/4 price of a serious name brand.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 684,983
Posted By jeepseahawk

17.5 or 18.5 depending on wheelset I put on. I...

17.5 or 18.5 depending on wheelset I put on. I am a clyde though, could get it down to 16 easily but need that extra heavy stuff to keep me happy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,303
Posted By jeepseahawk

I am partial to lizard skins or fizik. A good...

I am partial to lizard skins or fizik. A good bike shop will wrap it on free with purchase or do it yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 04:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,777
Posted By jeepseahawk

Like suggested above, Ebay buyers will buy...

Like suggested above, Ebay buyers will buy anything.
05-05-14, 02:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By jeepseahawk

Tax return money, my budget was 300 for used but...

Tax return money, my budget was 300 for used but 500 for a 850 bike was killer. My kid is pissed I came back with a new bike and no wheelset plus tap ramen over pizza this week. lol
05-04-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By jeepseahawk

My new Surly

I went to lbs to get my kid some cheap fixie wheels and I was admiring the bikes when I came across these Steamrollers in the back with 500 clearance tag. 3 of them and I snagged the 56, could not...
05-03-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By jeepseahawk

Well, I added my own analogy of formula car...

Well, I added my own analogy of formula car braking. Here is one article, but still looking for the one on stopping distance vs rim brakes. I will find it and post later.

Trek about to launch...
05-03-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By jeepseahawk

I confess, stole that whole paragraph from Keith...

I confess, stole that whole paragraph from Keith Bontrager, his thoughts on road disc brakes entering the pro ranks within next two years.
05-03-14, 03:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By jeepseahawk

You have to look at disc brakes to formula car...

You have to look at disc brakes to formula car racing, brakes are extremely important. Disc wiil allow riders to slow down much quicker on curves, take a turn much quicker. Problem is if they go...
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