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Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By rcummings1

Sometimes it can be as simple as a spot of lube...

Sometimes it can be as simple as a spot of lube on the cable slide where they pass under the bottom bracket.
04-03-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By rcummings1

Did you go into the Garmin menu and have it...

Did you go into the Garmin menu and have it find/look for the new sensor? The speed sensor is for when you have it set up on a trainer or rollers in the house.
Forum: Touring
03-02-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,373
Posted By rcummings1

I run 700x35 Marathon Supreme's and they measure...

I run 700x35 Marathon Supreme's and they measure exactly 35mm.
02-28-10, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By rcummings1

+1 Just went through the exact same experience...

+1
Just went through the exact same experience as you a month ago, the reset did the trick and I'm back up and running. Everything has been fine since.
02-25-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,692
Posted By rcummings1

+1

+1
02-25-10, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By rcummings1

Get them at Rivendell Choice #1,...

Get them at Rivendell Choice #1, (http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/tektro-r556/15-152) Cheaper Choice #2 (http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/tektro-bigmouth-73/15-151)

Call them and tell...
02-21-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By rcummings1

I'm 210 and ride DT Swiss RR 1.1 with DA hubs 32...

I'm 210 and ride DT Swiss RR 1.1 with DA hubs 32 Front 32 Rear. Love them and they are bomb proof. I beat them on dirt roads and ride 32mm tires in Colorado on a cross bike. Got them from Excel...
02-20-10, 12:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,759
Posted By rcummings1

Oakley's are out of consideration for you, and...

Oakley's are out of consideration for you, and me. I wanted a pair of Jawbones or Flak Jacket XLJ's but they only go up to a +2 or -2. I'm a +3.5 and just got Rudy Project's. Some of the Rudy's go up...
02-17-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By rcummings1

Colorado or Kentucky?

Colorado or Kentucky?
02-17-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,404
Posted By rcummings1

One of the nicest rides in the state is the...

One of the nicest rides in the state is the Colorado Monument (http://www.mapmyride.com/find-ride/united-states/co/grand+junction) loop outside Grand Junction. 32 miles with a big climb up to the top...
02-16-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,921
Posted By rcummings1

Neither. I tried Neoprene socks and I hate the...

Neither. I tried Neoprene socks and I hate the way my feet float in my own sweat. I tried booties and the durability and the price I pay to replace them on a regular basis wears me out. Finally...
Forum: Foo
02-16-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,930
Posted By rcummings1

Sometimes you just have to swing for the fence....

Sometimes you just have to swing for the fence. Yes, it has the risk of a backlash, but the reward may be that you hit a home run with it. I think you may gain more than you loose both emotionally...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-10, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By rcummings1

Pearl Izumi used to make a nice bike duffel with...

Pearl Izumi used to make a nice bike duffel with gear/shoe/helmet pockets. I googled it and all I found was this one...
01-30-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By rcummings1

Serotta Paint Program...

Serotta Paint Program (http://www.serotta.com/paint/index.html)
Forum: Foo
01-22-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 359
Posted By rcummings1

Plenty of snow in Colorado depending on where you...

Plenty of snow in Colorado depending on where you want to go. That being said I live in Colorado and I would go to Glacier. Absolutely Spectacular place, second to none. The problem your going have...
01-21-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By rcummings1

Wow! Nice shots.

Wow! Nice shots.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By rcummings1

Tampico brushes rock and for future reference you...

Tampico brushes rock and for future reference you can get a 15 inch Tampico Cone brush from Harbor Freight for $2.87 (http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=93160)!
Forum: Touring
01-13-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By rcummings1

My Supreme's are 35's and measure 35 with a 19mm...

My Supreme's are 35's and measure 35 with a 19mm internal rim and I'm running 65 PSI front 70 rear. Both measure the same.
01-12-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,921
Posted By rcummings1

Always Bib for everything.

Always Bib for everything.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By rcummings1

If you wear an X Large or XX Large Competitve...

If you wear an X Large or XX Large Competitve Cyclist (http://www.competitivecyclist.com/road-bikes/product-apparel/2009-competitive-cyclist-team-bib-shorts-4895.16.1.html) has their 2009 Team Bib...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By rcummings1

Planet X Carbon SL Frameset $500...

Planet X Carbon SL Frameset $500 (http://www.planet-x-usa.com/pPCRFRMST/Planet-X-Pro-Carbon-SL-Road-Frameset.aspx)
01-09-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,278
Posted By rcummings1

John, Cool drag/chopper bike!

John, Cool drag/chopper bike!
Forum: Commuting
01-09-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,078
Posted By rcummings1

I prefer yellow. It works great on snowy overcast...

I prefer yellow. It works great on snowy overcast days and knocks down glare at night from headlights. If I could afford both, I would still just buy yellow, better all around winter lens color for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,330
Posted By rcummings1

Excel Sports in Boulder currently has a 56cm and...

Excel Sports in Boulder currently has a 56cm and 61cm Cervelo S1 on sale now for $840 (http://www.excelsports.com/new.asp?page=8&description=S1%20Frameset&vendorCode=CERVELO&major=1&minor=1). Buy it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By rcummings1

+1 You should be able to find them on...

+1

You should be able to find them on sale/clearance soon. First rule of bike gear for me is never pay retail, second rule is buy what fits and don't worry about color.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,555
Posted By rcummings1

Rock n Roll...

Rock n Roll (http://www.rocklube.com/products_detail_gold.html) Website:

Application Instructions

Shake well and apply a stream of lube to the chain at the cassette. Do not drip the lube on...
12-25-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By rcummings1

Try on a Ristretto from Co-Motion...

Try on a Ristretto from Co-Motion (http://www.co-motion.com/single_bikes/ristretto.html). Custon Aluminum built just for you
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,854
Posted By rcummings1

I've used both, the Fizik is easier to keep...

I've used both, the Fizik is easier to keep clean. Buy the Fizik Bar gel also if you want it to be cushier. It's not as thick as the Bar Phat gel and works well.
Forum: Commuting
12-19-09, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,316
Posted By rcummings1

I vote for the Masi as a better value, they are...

I vote for the Masi as a better value, they are really trying harder theese days and are putting some nice bikes out on the street.
12-18-09, 01:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 709
Posted By rcummings1

Try Booker's and Knob Creek.

Try Booker's and Knob Creek.
12-17-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,185
Posted By rcummings1

Time to buy some Jack Brown's from Rivendell!...

Time to buy some Jack Brown's from Rivendell! Cross bikes Rule!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-09, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By rcummings1

Great photos, beautiful tree lined road! Ahhh..to...

Great photos, beautiful tree lined road! Ahhh..to be on the east coast again.
Forum: Touring
12-14-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By rcummings1

The kickstand is a double-legged Pletscher...

The kickstand is a double-legged Pletscher according to Russ Roca on his website: http://pathlesspedaled.com/?p=280
12-14-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By rcummings1

Zinn & The Art of Road Bike Maintenance...

Zinn & The Art of Road Bike Maintenance (http://www.amazon.com/Zinn-Art-Road-Bike-Maintenance/dp/1934030422/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260820840&sr=8-1)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-09, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,667
Posted By rcummings1

Do it now.

Do it now.
12-10-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,180
Posted By rcummings1

I use Lemon Pledge. Easy to use, easy to wipe,...

I use Lemon Pledge. Easy to use, easy to wipe, minimal time. Convenience promotes use.
12-09-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By rcummings1

+1 on the handwarmers and the airtight jar. They...

+1 on the handwarmers and the airtight jar. They cost less and are a little bigger. I also put them on top of my toes inside my shoes. I found that they drive me nuts if I put them under my foot. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,799
Posted By rcummings1

Yesterday was the coldest day so far this year....

Yesterday was the coldest day so far this year. 7f with 10-12mph wind. Windchill -10f. Studded Nokians on a Tricross. Took an hour to go 9 miles in 3-5 inches of new snow over frozen chocolate mousse...
12-08-09, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,311
Posted By rcummings1

If you can find natural bristle brushes rather...

If you can find natural bristle brushes rather than synthetic brushes you will be a lot happier with the results. Synthetic brushes hold grease and spread it all over whatever your cleaning. Makes...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By rcummings1

Yellow is my favorite for riding in flat light...

Yellow is my favorite for riding in flat light snow days.
12-03-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By rcummings1

+1 The soapy water trick works great. Mix up a...

+1 The soapy water trick works great. Mix up a couple drops of dish detergent in some warm water, dip pads, insert into holder. Done. They are still going to be a bear to get out though. That's why...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By rcummings1

The DT Swiss 1.2 is a great set up for you and...

The DT Swiss 1.2 is a great set up for you and your weight. They are more than strong enough for you to ride daily. Mine are 28 spokes front and rear and I'm 210. Nicest wheels I have ever owned....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,352
Posted By rcummings1

I use a pair of old PI wool tights that I have...

I use a pair of old PI wool tights that I have had for years. Under 25 I use a pair of PI wind pants. Under 10 I add a pair of Patagonia Capilene botoms. Good to 10 below then. Currently it's 19...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By rcummings1

I like the WTB Speed V Comp saddle at...

I like the WTB Speed V Comp saddle at Performance. I use one on both my cross and road bikes. I'm 210. It's on sale right now for $24.99 down from $40.
...
12-02-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By rcummings1

I use Sporthill ATV Cross Country Ski Pants, they...

I use Sporthill ATV Cross Country Ski Pants, they are good into the 20's by themselves. Windproof and full of warm comfy goodness. They rock!

http://www.rei.com/product/742353
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,544
Posted By rcummings1

Get both. White in the Summer, Black in the Winter

Get both. White in the Summer, Black in the Winter
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,995
Posted By rcummings1

Spend $7.99 and and lose 2 lbs overnight. ...

Spend $7.99 and and lose 2 lbs overnight.

http://pics.drugstore.com/prodimg/77526/200.jpg
11-28-09, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By rcummings1

I used to super glue old ball bearings into the...

I used to super glue old ball bearings into the heads. Works great at filling the hole so an allen wrench can't get into it. When you need to work on it, a little acetone nail polish remover works to...
Forum: Commuting
11-27-09, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,288
Posted By rcummings1

The Specialized Borough CX's came stock on my...

The Specialized Borough CX's came stock on my Tricross and the experience I had with them was less than desirable. They flat a lot and pick up every shard of glass in the road. I spent lots of time...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,200
Posted By rcummings1

Scroll down to the picture of the wear dimples on...

Scroll down to the picture of the wear dimples on a Conti 4000. Same as Gatorskins. When the tires square off your getting close, but you have at least another 1000 miles to go....
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