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08-15-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By 7rider

I've been riding the Terrene Elwood 650bx47 Tough...

I've been riding the Terrene Elwood 650bx47 Tough (525 grams) for over a year on my Raleigh Roker Comp, but with the Mount Tam Century on August 3rd, I tried something a bit lighter and thinner with...
07-25-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By 7rider

Thanks for all the feedback! My main concern was...

Thanks for all the feedback! My main concern was the condition of the paved road, especially on the Mount Tam descent. I've also become spoiled with fatter tires and hydraulic disc brakes on descents...
07-18-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By 7rider

Marin Century: Road bike with 700cx25 or Gravel Bike with 650bx47

I'm thinking of doing the Marin Century. My road bike has a 50x24 with 12x27 and 700cx25 tires while my gravel bike has 42 with 11x42 with 650bx47 tires. What bike should I use? I like the disc...
08-21-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,878
Posted By 7rider

Fizik Gobi XM

Fizik Gobi XM
07-19-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By 7rider

I've been riding a lot of the local trails on the...

I've been riding a lot of the local trails on the San Francisco peninsula with 650b x 47 Terrene Elwood tires. The 700 x 40c Clement X'Plor MSOs roll faster, but the extra cushion of the 650b x 47s...
05-21-18, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By 7rider

I would check out 29” and 27.5” bikes at your...

I would check out 29” and 27.5” bikes at your height. Pro rider Emily Batty is around your height, and she switched from 29 to 27.5. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=28ilRw0gwjY
01-18-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 172,297
Posted By 7rider

Prickly Pear Season in Northern California

https://i.imgur.com/76GnC6jh.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/zOV4ULFh.jpg
01-16-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 172,297
Posted By 7rider

How close is that to Georgetown, MA?

How close is that to Georgetown, MA?
01-03-18, 01:58 PM
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Views: 2,620,844
Posted By 7rider

Raleigh Roker Comp 2017

Fizik Gobi XM saddle and Time Atac XC 8 Carbon pedals. Everything else is stock.
08-18-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,989
Posted By 7rider

Canyon Inflite CF SLX 2018 presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOEMVLQqq2U

650B wheels for the two smallest sizes.
07-07-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 547,468
Posted By 7rider

2004 Bianchi Axis with new wheels

My 2004 Bianchi Axis has been my commuter for over ten years. I added new wheels with Velocity AC23 rims and DT Swiss 350 28-hole hubs with Challenge Gravel Grinder 120tpi 38mm tires at 40 psi and...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 126,110
Posted By 7rider

Wet, but mild.

Wet, but mild.
06-03-12, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By 7rider

Check out the "goggles" options at Zenni Optical....

Check out the "goggles" options at Zenni Optical. They have some sport shades there that look promising. I've been really happy with my non-prescription Oakley M's for over ten years now.
...
05-24-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By 7rider

More detail on the stolen Cervelo: ...

More detail on the stolen Cervelo:

http://www.independent.com/news/2012/may/14/california-bike-bandit-strikes-santa-barbara/
05-02-12, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By 7rider

How is the Belle Haven neighborhood these days? I...

How is the Belle Haven neighborhood these days? I have friends who used to live on Ringwood, and we did a ride once across that overpass, then across 84 for a ride in the East Bay. But I did that...
04-27-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,972
Posted By 7rider

I drive a white 1995 Acura Integra 4-door, so I...

I drive a white 1995 Acura Integra 4-door, so I immediately knew the make of the car. Good job with the license plate number. With video recording so cheap and portable these days, sad to say we'll...
04-11-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,161
Posted By 7rider

That Look is gorgeous! I hope it can be reunited...

That Look is gorgeous! I hope it can be reunited somehow with abnson.
01-03-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,349
Posted By 7rider

Volagi Liscio vs. Specialized Roubaix lawsuite

Anyone ride a Volagi Liscio?

http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_19662131

I like the disc brakes.
09-27-11, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By 7rider

I concur that a stop sign on Page Mill Road at...

I concur that a stop sign on Page Mill Road at the Moody Road intersection doesn't make much sense. If you drive or ride Page Mill Road, there are presently no stop signs between Skyline Road and...
08-18-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By 7rider

More scary are the comments.

More scary are the comments.
07-22-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,777
Posted By 7rider

A roller blader drafted off of me on Foothill a...

A roller blader drafted off of me on Foothill a few years ago. I didn't mind. I told him at a stop I was impressed how he kept up. Then we debated whether Solarbabies was the best science fiction...
05-16-11, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By 7rider

That's some amazing video. I've been having fun...

That's some amazing video. I've been having fun riding off-road with my 8-year old and 10-year old, and I've wanted to expose them to some of the nice trails by Russian Ridge. Unfortunately, there's...
11-12-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By 7rider

That's a great article and picture! My daughter's...

That's a great article and picture! My daughter's teacher also commutes by bike!
11-05-10, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,463
Posted By 7rider

The sightlines heading west toward 280 seem...

The sightlines heading west toward 280 seem pretty clear to me. This part of the story puzzles me:



Does this mean she was sucked in underneath the truck from the left and ended up in the right...
09-20-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By 7rider

Some photos I took of the trail after work today....

Some photos I took of the trail after work today. Access to Sunnyvale is past the gate and across the bridge. There's a very narrow trail to the left of the access gate to Moffett Field.
...
05-18-10, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By 7rider

Move the TOC to May and it rains yesterday and...

Move the TOC to May and it rains yesterday and today. That's California for you :D Rode to work today, and it was fun, but it's going to be hairy today on some of those descents.
05-11-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By 7rider

Cognition Cyclery in Mountain View

Anyone stop by Cognition Cyclery in Mountain View yet? Would like hear any reviews. I drove by it last week and did a "WTH" when I saw their van out front since Cognition Cyclery is at the same...
01-19-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,575
Posted By 7rider

My commute is only 3.5 miles and most of it is on...

My commute is only 3.5 miles and most of it is on the Stevens Creek Trail so I'll gladly put on my Gore-Tex pants and shell and get on my commuting bike with fenders vs. dealing with morning traffic....
01-19-10, 03:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,619
Posted By 7rider

With the amount of hills in the bay area, I've...

With the amount of hills in the bay area, I've decided to go with lightweight wheels over anything distinctly aero since I work hardest when I'm going up a hill like Montebello Road instead of...
11-17-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,877
Posted By 7rider

For years I thought fair-skinned people lost...

For years I thought fair-skinned people lost their pigmentation only because they didn't need as much protection from the sun since they lived in the northern latitudes. I didn't know until recently...
11-02-09, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By 7rider

Glad to hear no one was hurt. Every time I've...

Glad to hear no one was hurt. Every time I've been down that steep pitch, the thrill has always been tempered by the fact that it's straight, and you have a pretty clear line of sight before it...
10-28-09, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By 7rider

Eucalyptus tree blocking Stevens Creek Trail

It looked a lot bigger last night, but I'm still glad it didn't fall on anyone:

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_dNFUqNPQ9fk/SuhisBGq2eI/AAAAAAAANT8/hBirThWCZuA/IMG_4872.jpg
10-26-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By 7rider

I'd suggest riding up Montebello road and coming...

I'd suggest riding up Montebello road and coming down the Canyon Trail. You can park by Stevens Creek Reservoir for your departure point. It's a long uphill, but the descent is worth it with nothing...
10-26-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By 7rider

I envisioned a bike slamming into a full balloon....

I envisioned a bike slamming into a full balloon.

At least Falcon Heene wasn't injured in this incident.
10-23-09, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By 7rider

Oh geez, double biopace horror. Please, make it...

Oh geez, double biopace horror. Please, make it stop :D
10-22-09, 11:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7rider

Just saw the movie and it was funny to see how...

Just saw the movie and it was funny to see how Lance couldn't change a tire to save his life (it was a tubeless though), but I gotta give him kudos for riding the last 7 miles on a flat. Travis...
10-14-09, 11:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,152
Posted By 7rider

Fenix E20 plus TWOFISH Lockblocks Bicycle...

Fenix E20 plus TWOFISH Lockblocks Bicycle Flashlight Holder. Get two lights and mounts, and your total is still under $100. What's great is their light weight and their use of 2 AA batteries. If you...
10-14-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,632
Posted By 7rider

My wife bought a Tarmac Expert a few years ago...

My wife bought a Tarmac Expert a few years ago (Gerolsteiner colors), and Mike's Bikes was pretty helpful. We switched out the Ksyrium wheels for Easton Ascent IIs since she's light enough not to...
08-06-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By 7rider

Try applying a little grease on the fork tabs...

Try applying a little grease on the fork tabs where the skewer clamps down.
07-23-09, 10:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By 7rider

They can't. The executive responsible for this...

They can't. The executive responsible for this decision will leave after 1 or 2 years and a new primary sponsor will be needed.

Hopefully, I'm wrong, but I'm cynical about longtime commitments to...
07-23-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By 7rider

All I'm asking for is a non-embarassing kit for...

All I'm asking for is a non-embarassing kit for Team Radio Shack. I don't really care how the team does. I just want them to look good.
07-21-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By 7rider

I think Contador will go with a Spanish team. If...

I think Contador will go with a Spanish team. If Lance goes with a new U.S. sponsored team, you know he'll be the designated star and Contador would be best supporting actor. I'm just kind of shocked...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-09, 06:56 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,169
Posted By 7rider

From what I've read, over 10,000 sets of these...

From what I've read, over 10,000 sets of these wheels have been sold and recalled:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09116.html

I'm not a fracture analysis specialist like my dad the...
06-10-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By 7rider

post-recall, R-Sys wheel failure - aka, the exploding wheel

I know there are those of us who are always interested in the latest bike bling, and these R-Sys wheels caught my eye when they were first announced, but when a serious catastrophic failure can...
06-04-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By 7rider

Wow, from Minnesota to Monterey. As a native from...

Wow, from Minnesota to Monterey. As a native from Chicagoland, I can tell you right now, you're going to love the weather. Kudos to your wife for getting a job at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The Sea...
06-02-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By 7rider

What?! Nice to see all the bikes at Maker Faire,...

What?! Nice to see all the bikes at Maker Faire, although I drove there in a van (it was fully loaded though).
06-02-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By 7rider

What's an affordable rate?

What's an affordable rate?
06-02-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By 7rider

Wheel rebuilder in South Bay?

I have a bunch of older wheels with nicer hubs (Chris King, DT Swiss, Paul Components) that could still see some more use. All they need is a rebuild with new spokes and rim. Is there anyone local in...
06-01-09, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 85,796
Posted By 7rider

Kona Ute ...

Kona Ute

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3563/3588145940_cf429b826f.jpg
05-17-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,343
Posted By 7rider

Rode to Montebello School and turned back since...

Rode to Montebello School and turned back since it was already getting pretty warm at 8:00 AM. Said hi to some flying buddies at RSA. The patriot mailbox was either removed or replaced at the...
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