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05-30-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By kevmk81

Perfect - that's one I think I may end up going...

Perfect - that's one I think I may end up going with. Yes - the inner width is 35mm. The 2.4 is what came stock with the bike - believe it or not.
05-28-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By kevmk81

Tubeless options for 27.5" wheel - around 2.4" width

I'm wondering what my options are for a 27.5" wheelset that can take tubeless. I'm looking for not so much mountain bike knobby tires but more along the lines of nice tires to use for commuting. ...
05-10-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By kevmk81

27.5 - 2.4 carbon wheels

I'm looking at options to replace Alex MD35 wheels on my bike. I don't know if it makes any difference but I'm using centerlock disc brakes. I'd like to know what my options would be to use a...
03-17-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By kevmk81

Shimano CS-M9100 cassette work with CN-M7100 chain?

I have a bike that has a CN-M7100 chain along with an XT 12 speed cassette that came with the bike when I bought it. It has a 10-51 spread and I'd rather have their 10-45 but I'd like to go with the...
02-28-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By kevmk81

Clutch replacement kit

I have a bike that needs the clutch assembly replaced. The derailleur is a Shimano XT RD-M8120 SGS, Shadow Plus design.

Does this seem like the right replacement part??? I want to make sure I...
02-11-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By kevmk81

Update - I adjusted the calipers on my stand. ...

Update - I adjusted the calipers on my stand. Took the bike out for it's first long trip - commute to work. Everything seems fine!! Thanks guys
02-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By kevmk81

I actually do have one local in town but it's not...

I actually do have one local in town but it's not an LBS - it's a larger chain big box sporting goods store. I initially went in there to have them order the same bike but unfortunately both times...
02-05-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By kevmk81

Thanks!!!!!!!

Thanks!!!!!!!
02-05-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By kevmk81

Disc brakes rubbing on new bike

Brought a new ride home this week from a trek dealership about an hour away from where i live. First time I took it out earlier this week just going around the block I hit a typical crack in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 30,027
Posted By kevmk81

I'm looking into an ebike for purely bike...

I'm looking into an ebike for purely bike commuting. I have a feeling it will come in handy when i want to take the kids in the double burley - they're too heavy anymore using just my dad bod. I'm...
09-14-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,307
Posted By kevmk81

2020 Crossrip+ ?

Anyone know if trek will be releasing a crossrip+ for model year 2020? Currently treks website has only 2019 listed for the crossrip+ with only a 55cm option which would be too big for me :-(. Or...
Forum: Foo
10-18-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8,889
Views: 970,949
Posted By kevmk81

That car may have made a ******bag move, but they...

That car may have made a ******bag move, but they are all now making ******bag moves that could potentially cause major issues...
Forum: Foo
09-17-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By kevmk81

I didn't use a lawn service last year or this...

I didn't use a lawn service last year or this year. I definitely think I'll be doing a lawn service next year - too many variables to screw up doing it non professionally (myself)… hopefully if I...
Forum: Foo
09-17-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By kevmk81

I used what Menards has - their grub treatment...

I used what Menards has - their grub treatment bags. Imidacloprid .2% and "other ingredients" 99.8%.

As far as activity - I honesty am not sure if it's grub activity patches - or just patches of...
Forum: Foo
09-17-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By kevmk81

Lawn question - grub treatment

Question for the lawn smart folks. Last year I spent a lot of time, money and effort in getting our new to us house's lawn nice and green - which included 4 treatments of fertilizer, grub treatment...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,761
Posted By kevmk81

It'll be different for everybody - and what your...

It'll be different for everybody - and what your goals are - i would presume. For me for now, i'm just trying to stay in shape. Next year i might race again. I set a yearly goal in hours and try...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,225
Posted By kevmk81

Zwift, trainerroad, strava... what you get out of...

Zwift, trainerroad, strava... what you get out of the different applications is different for everyone. I myself think Zwift - even if it were $20 a month - is an excellent deal. It's a cheap way...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 03:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,761
Posted By kevmk81

yup- i'd agree - i've been on quite a few 30+ mph...

yup- i'd agree - i've been on quite a few 30+ mph jaunts on fast training rides - definitely during races. Guys in the front are hurting though. (25ish is "easy" in a pack of riders - even in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,761
Posted By kevmk81

I say keep trying to stick with the A group... if...

I say keep trying to stick with the A group... if within a few months you still can't hang - then the B group might be better. The other days of the week need to be used to raise your fitness...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,870
Posted By kevmk81

Actually... dude in the video doesn't have the...

Actually... dude in the video doesn't have the body language of "i'm working my a** off". His body language and how he's pedaling screams "taking it easy". I wonder if he knew he was in a race?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,141
Posted By kevmk81

i'm more concerned about cell phone radiation...

i'm more concerned about cell phone radiation when it's in my jersey pocket :-(
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,531
Posted By kevmk81

Not sure if it's been said or not, but riding...

Not sure if it's been said or not, but riding against the wind, even though 250 watts is 250 watts, you may be sitting at a different angle, than what you're used to? Possibly using a different...
12-15-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,838
Posted By kevmk81

What's wrong with new shoes? My question more...

What's wrong with new shoes? My question more pertains to how to keep these smelling fresh. Trust me, the old ones were done. I think well over 10,000 miles on those shoes. Bad weather, indoors...
12-15-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,838
Posted By kevmk81

What do you all do to remove shoe stank?

My cycling shoes were rancid smelling. I can't imagine the loads of bacteria/germs/whatever that i was sticking my foot into before i replaced those nasty shoes. What do some of you do to kill the...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-19-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By kevmk81

Wonder if West Indiana has many gravel roads...

Wonder if West Indiana has many gravel roads then... or most of it being chip seal for county roads (which i guess could be gravel depending on maintenance schedules)
Forum: Great Lakes
10-19-17, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By kevmk81

Good idea using Strava's route builder. Totally...

Good idea using Strava's route builder. Totally forgot about that! I'll have to street view that route for sure
Forum: Great Lakes
10-19-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By kevmk81

Visiting Rockville IN

I'll be visiting Rockville Indiana this weekend. Any suggestions on safe and good routes (road). Looking for a good 50 or so miles.
Forum: Foo
10-11-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By kevmk81

Ours isn't bad (yet?). $100/yr. Only thing...

Ours isn't bad (yet?). $100/yr. Only thing really is that you have to get things approved. But that like someone said above, takes a few minutes. I guess maybe not all are terrible?
Forum: Foo
10-08-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By kevmk81

Yep thatís pretty much my plan on weeding. I...

Yep thatís pretty much my plan on weeding. I think the pic above is definitely wheat seed. Itís from when I put down straw on the bare spots in the yard to keep the soil moist. Whoops. Ha! ...
Forum: Foo
10-08-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By kevmk81

I think I got my answer already. Itís wheat seed....

I think I got my answer already. Itís wheat seed. I guess itís supposed to help the grass grow and will just die off after a couple mows.
Forum: Foo
10-08-17, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By kevmk81

Crabgrass seedling?

Any ideas what this is? I had my yard aerated and seeded just under two weeks ago. A lot of this is sprouting up. If this is all crabgrass, itíd be crazy just for the amount that is sprouting from...
Forum: Foo
09-19-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By kevmk81

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand that post on the internet...

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand that post on the internet probably put a bulls-eye on my forehead
Forum: Foo
09-19-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By kevmk81

Filing taxes early, identity theft & Equifax breach

Riddle me this

Say your info was stolen in the Equifax breach that has recently been on the news. So, SSN, drivers license etc are in the data that was stolen.

Come tax time, it's suggested...
08-31-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,920
Posted By kevmk81

I'd be ecstatic if my wife would all of a sudden...

I'd be ecstatic if my wife would all of a sudden start riding with a fast group... i don't care what sex she would be riding with. I've ridden with a women's team, and my wife hasn't had issues.
Forum: Foo
03-16-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8,889
Views: 970,949
Posted By kevmk81

Near death experience

Near death experience
Forum: Foo
11-15-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,536
Posted By kevmk81

4 different jobs in high school - 3 restaurant...

4 different jobs in high school - 3 restaurant jobs & 1 office supply store
1 job in college - power company warehouse
4 jobs post college - all in IT, current job since March and will be looooong...
Forum: Foo
10-24-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By kevmk81

I agree. I didn't watch the episode, but this...

I agree. I didn't watch the episode, but this gives me a good opportunity to jump the shark. I'm not big on watching a lot of tv anyways... in fact I hate being tied to watching a show on TV. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kevmk81

kept it :-)

kept it :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-16, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kevmk81

My only qualm with parting out is that I'm not...

My only qualm with parting out is that I'm not sure what the value is on some of the components.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kevmk81

I agree with parting it out, however, i think...

I agree with parting it out, however, i think this is still a good deal though right? A model that's highly sought after only made sweeter with a power meter and carbon wheels! I'll give it a week...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kevmk81

It's been posted if anyone is interested: ...

It's been posted if anyone is interested:

2013 Cannondale CAAD10, power meter & carbon wheels! (http://springfieldil.craigslist.org/bik/5800694806.html)
Forum: For Sale
09-26-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By kevmk81

Posted on craigslist 2013 Cannondale CAAD10,...

Posted on craigslist

2013 Cannondale CAAD10, power meter & carbon wheels! (http://springfieldil.craigslist.org/bik/5800694806.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By kevmk81

2013 caad10 - ultegra - november rails - p2m value?

I'm considering selling my 2013 CAAD10 with ultegra, November Rails (52), and power2max. How would one go about determining the asking price, anyone know? I'm downsizing and trying to save money...
Forum: For Sale
09-26-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By kevmk81

2013 CAAD10 Ultegra - November Rails and Power2Max

I'm considering selling my 2013 CAAD10 with ultegra components. Selling with it, November 52 Rail wheels, and Power2Max power meter. Not sure what I'm thinking about selling at yet, but am...
Forum: Foo
07-12-16, 07:37 AM
Forum: Foo
06-13-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 734
Posted By kevmk81

This will give you a great listing of what's...

This will give you a great listing of what's available:

Master List of currently available 4k HDR titles, will be updated often. - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews...
Forum: Foo
06-13-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 734
Posted By kevmk81

Demo UHD-3D - Ultra-HD / 4K / HDR / 3D...

Demo UHD-3D - Ultra-HD / 4K / HDR / 3D (http://www.demo-uhd3d.com) Save to USB drive and watch them on your tv. Note that not all will work on all televisions.

There is a significant amount of...
Forum: Foo
05-16-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By kevmk81

We aren't coffee drinkers :-O So maybe it's...

We aren't coffee drinkers :-O

So maybe it's time to *start* drinking coffee?
Forum: Foo
05-16-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By kevmk81

Bout a new LED = wife in full panic mode

So we haven't bought a new TV in probably 7 to 8 years. Our old Samsung plasma - just after the factory warranty ran out - started developing vertical lines in the screen. We watched that thing for...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-10-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By kevmk81

Springfield IL - worst town I've ridden in

We recently moved to Springfield IL back in March. So, is it just me, or are the drivers horribly inpatient, more irate here than other towns and even cities? I actually haven't ridden in 4 weeks...
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