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01-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 43,781
Posted By pippin65

What I tell Ďem.

ďWhat the **** you care, you snippy ****. YOU know what? Nobody and I means nobody gives two piss drops to your existence, tortured though it may be.

get the **** outta here, Dick
07-27-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,246
Posted By pippin65

Oval chain ring

Was wondering what you folks think of an oval chainring? Hype or help? I live in Florida but think that the big ring may help. Anyone have any experience? Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 2,028
Posted By pippin65

Portable oxygen

I get winded. Bad. Poor stamina from being overweight and having smoked 35 years....since quit.

I am am wondering portable O2 systems that I can buy
07-27-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,418
Posted By pippin65

I just wanna go fast and not taco my rims. And...

I just wanna go fast and not taco my rims. And they are so crazy expensive, rims in general.
For some reason I thought Iíd ride at mid-90ís and it works. Figured I didnít want my 250 bulk on...
07-27-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,418
Posted By pippin65

Thanks for your nice response

Thanks for your nice response
07-24-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,418
Posted By pippin65

Tire pressures

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hi all. I have a giant defy 3 and love it. However...
07-23-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,223
Posted By pippin65

Too expensive.

Too expensive.
07-23-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,811
Posted By pippin65

Wahoo bolt is worth every penny. Love it. Love...

Wahoo bolt is worth every penny. Love it. Love the data.
07-23-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By pippin65

If youíre using your phones GPS it gets wicked...

If youíre using your phones GPS it gets wicked hot and sucks battery.
I highly recommend the Wahoo bolt. Was/is worth every worth penny.
Forum: Southeast
07-05-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,445
Posted By pippin65

My bad. Did not read closely enough. The...

My bad. Did not read closely enough. The Withalacochee is a good 15-20 miles west of the van fleet. Awesome for you and good on ya no matter what way you go.
Forum: Southeast
07-05-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,445
Posted By pippin65

My bad. Did not read closely enough. The...

My bad. Did not read closely enough. The Withalacochee is a good 15-20 miles west of the van fleet. Awesome for you and good on ya no matter what way you go.
Forum: Southeast
07-05-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,445
Posted By pippin65

Better Idea.

Might I suggest the Withalacochee State Trail. Itís very close to the I75 and SR 50. Itís great.
06-08-17, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By pippin65

Giant Defy 3 Disc pads

Hi, Want to find non-oem pads fro my giant defy 3 with hydraulic disk brakes. Imagine they would be compatible with another brand.
06-08-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 38,985
Posted By pippin65

What type of replacement pads are there for this...

What type of replacement pads are there for this system?
06-04-17, 07:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By pippin65

Wahoo bolt and strava

Hi. Love my new bolt computer, just day number three but it is such an awesome investment.
However. I cannot get Strava suffer score to display. Following Strava site instruction yields Nada....
06-04-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By pippin65

Spend $250 and get the Wahoo bolt. Love it. As...

Spend $250 and get the Wahoo bolt. Love it. As in want to marry it... It's that good
06-04-17, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,881
Posted By pippin65

Gotta say I adore my Wahoo bolt. It is awesome

Gotta say I adore my Wahoo bolt. It is awesome
04-29-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 853,941
Posted By pippin65

https://i.imgur.com/KG1J45M.jpg Fixed so...

https://i.imgur.com/KG1J45M.jpg

Fixed so everyone could see pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-17, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By pippin65

To be correct, it is a trailer hitch mounted...

To be correct, it is a trailer hitch mounted bike rack: thanks for pointing that out, really helpful.
Have several Velcro fasteners to assist with wheel movement.
Love the brakes. I'm not a...
04-25-17, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By pippin65

Agreed

Agreed
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-17, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By pippin65

Bike, check. Bike Trailer, check.

Ready to adventure through my awesome state of Florida. And beyond. Giant Defy and Thule Helium Aero 3. FTWhttp://i.imgur.com/K0uGhgi.jpg
04-24-17, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By pippin65

Solution: Cycle Torch from Amazon, has a rubber...

Solution: Cycle Torch from Amazon, has a rubber strap for minimal clearance applications.
http://i.imgur.com/sBFNIaX.jpg
04-24-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By pippin65

This is why: Not much room for brackets,...

This is why:


Not much room for brackets, or mithril platters. That dwarven axe looking thing is my hydraulics.
http://i.imgur.com/bRcoj2q.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By pippin65

Ended up with a 2017 giant defy 3 advanced in a...

Ended up with a 2017 giant defy 3 advanced in a medium large. Full carbon and hydraulic disc, tiagra groupset. $1425.
Now if only I can figure out how to mount my cygolite metro.
04-18-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By pippin65

New bike, has hydralics, mounting my light...

Hi, I love my cygolite metro and just bought a giant defy that has hydraulic brakes. Not sure where I can mount the light....advice?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By pippin65

Budget is 1800 or less. While I love new and...

Budget is 1800 or less. While I love new and shiny things would buy used.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By pippin65

by the way, I see my trek fx is a 51cm, like the...

by the way, I see my trek fx is a 51cm, like the size, will that cross over to a road bike frame? I am 5'10.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By pippin65

A Question of Bike Choice

Hello all. Have an trek fx 7.2 but want to go on faster and longer rides. rides will usually be 20 plus miles on road like surfaces. rarely light gravel perhaps. Florida bike specific trails. ...
11-14-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,844
Posted By pippin65

It's a road tire. Conti gp 4000s 2.

It's a road tire. Conti gp 4000s 2.
11-13-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,844
Posted By pippin65

Directional tires

Hi. I just put on some new tires and did not place the rear tire in the right arrowed direction. As it is a pia for me, does it really matter? Thanks
07-29-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,189
Posted By pippin65

Even the LBS couldn't make them not rub. Less,...

Even the LBS couldn't make them not rub. Less, but still unacceptable. I bought bb7 roads and all is well, easy installation and setup. Thanks all.
07-22-16, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,189
Posted By pippin65

Now that I've spent $500 on a bike without proper...

Now that I've spent $500 on a bike without proper brakes., was wondering if I can swap out the brakes for another brand. Its a road bike with shifters integrated into brake levers. Wifes already...
07-22-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,189
Posted By pippin65

Tektro lyra disc brakes

I'm sure I'll get flamed but I bought my 16 year old son a motobecane turino from bikes direct. The disc brakes that came with it were impossible to get working without massive rubbing, both the...
10-29-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By pippin65

I have an fx 7.2 and am 250 pounds. No problems...

I have an fx 7.2 and am 250 pounds. No problems here. Love my fx
07-27-15, 07:36 PM
07-21-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 740,157
Posted By pippin65

I find the 35s on my 7.2 to be real comfortable....

I find the 35s on my 7.2 to be real comfortable. If anything, going forward I will potentially get some gatorskins in 32. I don't ride on much rough pavement and would appreciate the slight decrease...
07-21-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,925
Posted By pippin65

I bought gavin mtb shoes from Amazon, because...

I bought gavin mtb shoes from Amazon, because they were cheap. I like them btw. I then bought shimano pd m324 pedals which I love. Inexpensive to try and I think that the flat side if the pedal...
07-21-15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By pippin65

And Black Bear Bike is a nice shop with good...

And Black Bear Bike is a nice shop with good people
07-19-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,403
Posted By pippin65

Cygolite hotshot. Cheap and awesome

Cygolite hotshot. Cheap and awesome
07-19-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,412
Posted By pippin65

Very happy with my brooks flyer that I recently...

Very happy with my brooks flyer that I recently purchased.
07-19-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By pippin65

Rode 17 miles today. Ended up with shimano pd...

Rode 17 miles today. Ended up with shimano pd m324 pedals ( like them a lot. Along with gavin shoes from amz. ) bought I brooks flyer and it's finally dialed in. Love riding. Forgot how much.
07-19-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By pippin65

Paid $449 for my trek fx 7.2. More than enough ...

Paid $449 for my trek fx 7.2. More than enough bike for your needs
07-19-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,979
Posted By pippin65

I love my shimano pd 324. Cheap too. Just be...

I love my shimano pd 324. Cheap too. Just be sure to loosen the spring tension initially.
07-12-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,800
Posted By pippin65

After getting grips and a new seat, this 5'10 247...

After getting grips and a new seat, this 5'10 247 pound rider loves his 2015 trek 7.2
07-12-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 740,157
Posted By pippin65

I love my 2015 7.2 added a cygolite metro 400 and...

I love my 2015 7.2 added a cygolite metro 400 and hotshot, a brooks flyer saddle, and ergon gp3 grips. Love the bike even more. Thinking about fenders next. Any Suggestions?
07-06-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,427
Posted By pippin65

Just bought my wife a Panasonic sport 500 from cl...

Just bought my wife a Panasonic sport 500 from cl today. After tire/tube/cable change and lots of lube we went out for a brief ride. Hope she likes it, and gets faster.
07-06-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By pippin65

Brooks flyer on trek fx 7.2. Bag options?

Hi all. Posted this in another area and got crickets. Was wondering if any of you old folks with a 50 year old boney butt like me have a 7.2 and a brooks flyer saddle. And, what types of behind the...
07-05-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By pippin65

2015 Trek fx 7.2 with Brooks flyer. Bag opts.?

I took the plunge and bought a brooks flyer for my new trek and bony 50 year old butt. Stock seat was admittedly not given enough of a chance, but after three 5 mile jaunts over a few days, I...
07-04-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By pippin65

Awaiting response from them. Thanks

Awaiting response from them. Thanks
07-04-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,076
Posted By pippin65

Colonel, the look of the item in your link has...

Colonel, the look of the item in your link has an integrated non removable "end cap". I want to be able to put a Mirrcyle mirror in the end cap., but still has the bars.
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