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03-17-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By ban guzzi

Thanks Jesse. Problem solved. Her neighbor has...

Thanks Jesse. Problem solved. Her neighbor has a bike for me to borrow for the week. Keep an eye out for a lost looking big fella with flower tattoos on his leg on a mountain bike in about two...
03-14-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By ban guzzi

Bike library/rental/cheap buy~ Corvallis?

I'll be visiting my sister and her husband 4/6-4/13 and have been exploring my options for bringing my bike (not likely-too expensive) or a rental (called random and got quoted 80/wk for a fitness...
09-18-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By ban guzzi

i just ordered a 7 rail last night. Lane is a...

i just ordered a 7 rail last night. Lane is a very nice guy it seems. I asked about turnaround time and he said about four weeks, possibly quicker. I guess I'll let you know. He also mentioned,...
Forum: Texas
09-12-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By ban guzzi

Made it to Austin, finally!

And happy about it. I guess there hasn't been a whole lot of rain until the last two days? Went riding for a few hours the other day looking up bike shops and places for coffee and internet. Dont'...
08-22-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,066
Posted By ban guzzi

second...

second...
08-22-09, 02:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,245
Posted By ban guzzi

Good luck today! WooHoo!

Good luck today! WooHoo!
08-22-09, 02:12 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,066
Posted By ban guzzi

Most of the responses to this thread...

Most of the responses to this thread inadvertently explain why the posters themselves are single.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 07:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,950
Posted By ban guzzi

ahh, literalists... sucking the fun out of life...

ahh, literalists...
sucking the fun out of life and conversations since waay back...



I'll slow down and ask before stopping. Couple of flats is all, so far.
08-19-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,821
Posted By ban guzzi

Just for fun and curiousitys sake, I'm on what...

Just for fun and curiousitys sake, I'm on what would be called a cyclocross double. 44/34 front and 11-34 rear, friction shift. I commute and fun ride and Century with this bike. I spin out at about...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By ban guzzi

Thats what I'm using right now on my GT Ricochet....

Thats what I'm using right now on my GT Ricochet. Switched over from Origin8 Gary bars. Gary bars are basically dirt drops but reasonably priced.
Forum: Commuting
08-17-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By ban guzzi

feh. After meeting and learning that one of the...

feh.
After meeting and learning that one of the Vocal Local Agitators for CM drove to the beginning of ride and agitated/pissed people off on purpose at every opportunity, my scant interest turned...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,929,974
Posted By ban guzzi

Damn! :love: Lucky Dog!:thumb:

Damn! :love:

Lucky Dog!:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
08-16-09, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By ban guzzi

check your headset and the tension of stem bolts....

check your headset and the tension of stem bolts. Sometimes (alot) either thru you or your bike shop building it, or handlbar swaps, use, wrecking, etc., the stem bolts can get loose and so does the...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-09, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By ban guzzi

just what I've noticed. I'm also a Clydesdale. ...

just what I've noticed. I'm also a Clydesdale. Given above conditions, maybe I'm more likely to experience tape shifting than others.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-09, 12:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,370
Posted By ban guzzi

Flats are only a problem if you don't know what...

Flats are only a problem if you don't know what the hell your doing...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-09, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By ban guzzi

I have velox AND I've had the problem your...

I have velox AND I've had the problem your talking about. Noticed it this year in particular due to wet Colorado and wet MTB conditions. For me, it goes with under inflation, wetness and occasional...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,743
Posted By ban guzzi

Got off night shift, saw my dad and his new trike...

Got off night shift, saw my dad and his new trike (he blames me for making riding look fun...ha!), rode fast (for me anyway) and all was going good. Headed off to my bank and took a fast turn thru...
08-06-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,717
Posted By ban guzzi

People are people. Unless your of primarily...

People are people. Unless your of primarily indigenous heritage ( I am, thank you) "kick the illegals out" is a stupid argument. Your ALL immigrants as far as I'm concerned. And those who feel...
08-02-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,717
Posted By ban guzzi

+1000

+1000
Forum: Commuting
07-29-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,702
Posted By ban guzzi

you, camping shovel, side of path. Sounds...

you, camping shovel, side of path.
Sounds like thats your alternative...or hold your breath.

not being a wise-azz
Forum: Commuting
07-27-09, 06:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,277
Posted By ban guzzi

incorrect your suggesting felony menacing.

incorrect

your suggesting felony menacing.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,277
Posted By ban guzzi

Actually I have. It is simply how I would handle...

Actually I have. It is simply how I would handle a situation. It also means, for me, it won't come out till the last possible mortal instant for me or another.

Just my way, not required for...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-09, 03:04 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,277
Posted By ban guzzi

hummm... BFs' seem to fall in the two extremes....

hummm...
BFs' seem to fall in the two extremes. Do no harm ignore all or shoot the MFs'...

I'll go with if you pull a gun, kill somebody. Handguns are made for that purpose. If your shooting...
Forum: Texas
07-23-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By ban guzzi

So she put a bid in on a place. Looks pretty...

So she put a bid in on a place. Looks pretty good from our perspective, even with a kind of sketch neighborhood to pass by on the way in. I won't post the listing but based on the zip what do you...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-09, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By ban guzzi

tea?

tea?
07-18-09, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By ban guzzi

+1 when you spend so much time focused on...

+1

when you spend so much time focused on numbers on an angry littel box, it can be difficult to shift perspective.
07-17-09, 12:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By ban guzzi

fixed. Now, my best friend; my brother from...

fixed.

Now, my best friend; my brother from another mother, is a cheapskate! You rub him with steel wool and a camp fire lights somewhere in the world...
07-13-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,423
Posted By ban guzzi

270, 700/23 @ 145psi. Schwalbe Ultremo DD. ...

270, 700/23 @ 145psi. Schwalbe Ultremo DD.

You'll be fine.
Forum: Commuting
07-10-09, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,371
Posted By ban guzzi

To me, that rack looks like a back it in. Hence...

To me, that rack looks like a back it in. Hence the Advert. Back in and lock through the rear triangle. I'd rather take my chances with losing a front wheel over an expensive rear wheel...
Forum: Texas
07-10-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By ban guzzi

Thank you Platy1 I forwarded the info to her...

Thank you Platy1 I forwarded the info to her...
Forum: Texas
07-09-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By ban guzzi

we're looking at condos if that helps. ...

we're looking at condos if that helps. Apparently, a portion of that market has fallen thru. Thats kind of the impression anyway...
07-09-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By ban guzzi

Looks nice! Save the other break if you can fo...

Looks nice! Save the other break if you can fo rthe steel fork. You never know when you have something that will work elsewhere or for someone else...!

sidenote: Looks like I'll be busy with a...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,929,974
Posted By ban guzzi

For commuting and mountains and hills around here...

For commuting and mountains and hills around here in Denver and areas, I have a cyclocross compact double up front (FSA Gossamer 110BCD 44/34, going to a 48/34). Out back I have a Deore LX with a...
Forum: Texas
07-08-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By ban guzzi

Thanks for the heads up! We're looking to buy a...

Thanks for the heads up! We're looking to buy a condo, cheap-ish. Hard to tell whats what compared to Denver but it shouldn't be too bad around the 80K range? She has final decision. I don't look...
Forum: Texas
07-08-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By ban guzzi

Thanks for the information! I might post there...

Thanks for the information! I might post there for the Roadies, too. Calling Mellow Johnnies might be a good idea....
07-07-09, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By ban guzzi

look at the top... There is a sticky for...

look at the top...


There is a sticky for that.
Forum: Texas
07-07-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By ban guzzi

Denver to Austin relocation

I did a search but still came up light on information. I'm coming from Denver to live in Austin with my girlfriend/future wife. She is going back to school (hopefully) at UT. We are car free and...
Forum: Commuting
07-05-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,184
Posted By ban guzzi

actually, sadly, I used to do that when I rode...

actually, sadly, I used to do that when I rode motorcycles sometimes. Too bad I didn't have access to the Citi helmet at the time!

Would have matched the full nap goat skin chaps...
...
Forum: Commuting
07-05-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,184
Posted By ban guzzi

well.... How many Gin and Tonics have I had...

well....
How many Gin and Tonics have I had before riding? Is my bandana straight? No reflectors or lights so cops can't get me for DWUI? Dark clothes to blend in better? Two sets of bar ends...
07-04-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By ban guzzi

Hey there Plynth... I'm wondering if your...

Hey there Plynth...

I'm wondering if your the guy I stopped and asked if all was okay the day on the Platte MUP? Gold with a rack?

Regardless, I have a lugged steel fork with chrome legs (good...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,394
Posted By ban guzzi

On the few upper 90's to 100+ we get here in...

On the few upper 90's to 100+ we get here in Denver, I'll take a bandanna and roll a single line of ice cubes in it and tie it around my neck. Too many cubes and you get the brainfreeze (which is...
06-26-09, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By ban guzzi

Congrats! Its always fun to go a bit further...

Congrats! Its always fun to go a bit further than you thought possible.
06-19-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By ban guzzi

Once a week Century.

Maye not the best idea?
The 'Dare' for me is a century a week till (should I hold up!) till my birthday in October. So far I've got three under me and I hope and think they will feel better as I...
06-19-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,111
Posted By ban guzzi

Actually, I'm on a set of DDs' on the road bike. ...

Actually, I'm on a set of DDs' on the road bike. Expensive but they are REALLY nice feeling and so far no flats. I've done two nasty Centuries and commuted on them for the last week. VERY nice. ...
06-19-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By ban guzzi

Another thing to remember, you can't gain more in...

Another thing to remember, you can't gain more in weight than you take in. Read somewhere that a pound of fat is equal to 11 pounds of potatoes. Of course, a cookie/mocha/large fatty meal will get...
06-18-09, 06:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,111
Posted By ban guzzi

Schwalbe Ultremo DD

Schwalbe Ultremo DD
Replies: 38
Views: 2,757
Posted By ban guzzi

yeah, the water thing. I'm 270 and sweat like...

yeah, the water thing. I'm 270 and sweat like its my job. Major thing was sleep I think (and cocktails). I'll look into electrolyte pills. When your helmet straps are white with salt and you have...
Replies: 38
Views: 2,757
Posted By ban guzzi

Just did 107 this weekend. Seriously misjudged...

Just did 107 this weekend. Seriously misjudged caloric intake. MapMyRide showed an estimate of 6500 calories burned (yeah, yeah, internet accuracy) but the problem was that I took in less than...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,473
Posted By ban guzzi

I know nothinng about it but it sure looks nice. ...

I know nothinng about it but it sure looks nice. I'd spend the money for one...
06-14-09, 01:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By ban guzzi

Squirrels send out a 'volunteer' to ensure food...

Squirrels send out a 'volunteer' to ensure food keeps coming from the Giant Pink Ones. Said volunteer bravely throws itself in harms way for the greater good of the community and a consistent supply...
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